CHAI Kenya is seeking an Analyst to take up the role of a health commodities analyst across two programs that have a part of their work streams focused on commodity access and management at national and sub-national level. 
The goal of these programs is to support the State Department of Health induce efficiency in the management of health commodities especially for primary healthcare, to reduce overall child and maternal mortality through scaling up of essential treatments for common childhood illnesses and challenges in the access of maternal health related commodities to reduce maternal mortality.

The Health Commodities Analyst will join the Kenya country program, working with the program managers to enable CHAI, Government and partners achieve transformational impact in scaling up access to commodities to reduce child and maternal mortality. 
We are seeking a highly motivated individual with outstanding credentials, analytical ability, and communication skills. 
The Analyst must be able to function independently and flexibly as well as build strong relationships with government officials and partners across the public and private sectors. 
CHAI places great value on relevant personal qualities: resourcefulness, entrepreneurialism, flexibility, integrity, independence, humility, and a positive work ethic.

Responsibilities:
  • Overall work closely with the State Department for Health, the various County Governments and implementing partners in the Implementation of a sound commodity management platform at national and county levels 
  • Develop and implement innovative strategies to support increased availability of the recommended commodities for primary health care as detailed in the national Essential Medicines List at all points and levels of access in the public sector
  • Develop and implement innovative strategies to reach and change current health provider behavior towards commodity management through various initiatives aimed at inducing efficiency and effectiveness in the management of the listed commodities in the EML
  • Constantly develop relationships with relevant players in the commodity market including national and county level procurement and supply chain managers 
  • Provide technical assistance to the various levels and divisions in the national and county governments responsible for forecasting and quantification of commodities in the EML 
  • Provide robust data management and analytical support to capture relevant data and analyze it for decision making purposes 
  • Constantly assess progress post-implementation and initiate a change of focus or strategy to new directions better placed to deliver expected results 
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Program Manager
Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors degree in Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, Health Systems, Business Administration, Marketing, Economics, Public Health or other related disciplines 
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience in the management/dispensing of pharmaceutical products 
  • Ability to demonstrate both public health and health systems aptitude 
  • Exceptional analytical, research and presentation skills of qualitative and quantitative data
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to build relationships in a multicultural environment 
  • Ability to work in a high-performance environment with demonstrated ability to respond to changing program needs
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivate, and to propose and implement new initiatives
  • Ability to be effective in high-pressure situations, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and set priorities 
  • High level of proficiency in relevant computer applications, particularly MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Knowledge of MS Access, PHP language web systems and MySQL Server database knowledge would be a significant advantage
Pluses:
  • Postgraduate degree in Marketing, Business (MBA), Economics, Public Health 
  • Experience in marketing of pharmaceutical products in developing countries
How to apply:

Please apply directly here: https://careers-chai.icims.com/jobs/3517/analyst%2c-health-commodities/job

Closing date: 07 Oct 2013
Tradestar Kenya Limited is fast growing outsourcing organization situated in Thika town.  
We are looking for an experienced programmer to work on a full time basis. 

The preferred person should have;
 
Education and experience:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology/Computer Science
  • At lease 5 years professional experience with PHP/Javascript/MySQL
  • Good knowledge and experience with HTML/CSS
  • Experience with DHTMLX/Paradox/C++ is an added advantage
Other Requirements
  • Written reporting skills
  • Very fluent in English
  • Can work to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and results driven
  • Distance of travel from home to office in Thika must be less than 45min
Salary: Based on qualifications and skills
 
If you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience to tradestar.kenya@gmail.com

Important:
 
1. Let the resume and application letter hold your name. e.g. Ann Wanjiku_CV or Ann Wanjiku_Application
 
2. The two documents must be in pdf format
 
3. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Title: Finance and Administrative Assistant, K-FELTP/UCSF

Duty Station:
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Duration: 4 months with possibility of extension depending on availability of funds
 
Closing Date: 19th July 2013
 
Position Description
 
The Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (FELTP) together with the University of Califonia San Francisco(UCSF)  will be undertaking a large scientific study among fishing communities in Nyanza.

The Finance and Administrative Assistant, under the direct supervision of the Program Support Manager and overall supervision of the Director – FELTP, will provide Finance and Administrative support to FELTP/UCSF Fisherfolk study.

General Administration Support
  • Liaise with FELTP and UCSF and other stakeholders to ensure effective communication of relevant administrative and financial information and documentation
  • Provide logistical arrangements  for meetings and trainings, duties may include booking venues, transport arrangements, creating and distributing invitations
  • Provide administrative support to FELTP
Finance
  • Adhere to transparent accounting practices and strictly follow FELTP and donor (UCSF) financial management procedures.
  • Process approved programmatic payments in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain accurate and updated programmatic records of income and expenditure
  • Prepare bank reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Report monthly  to the supervisor on the status of income and expenditure
  • Assist the Program Support Manager to forecast programmatic costs on a quarterly basis
  • Create, store and transfer financial records so as to ensure compliance with the established FELTP and UCSF financial guidelines
  • Recommend to the direct supervisor continuous improvements to FELTP/UCSF administrative and financial management tools, guidelines and controls
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor
Qualifications:
  • Desired-Diploma (or higher) in accounting, administration, or related field-
  • CPA part 2 or more or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum two years Administrative and Finance work experience in government, parastatal, or NGO setting(s).
  • Demonstrated experience in accounting, budgeting, monitoring expenditure and maintenance of petty cash
  • Demonstrated experience using spreadsheets (MS Excel) in professional setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to use MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated experience of handing donor funded projects-CDC,USAID,EC,
  • Ability to write concisely and clearly in English.
  • Kenyan national.
  • Preferred – University degree in business management or public administration.
Application Requirements:

Applicants desiring consideration for this post should submit the following indicating the position being applied for:
 
a) Current CV;
 
b) Application Letter
 
c) List of  3 CURRENT referee names and up-to-date contact information.

Interested candidates should submit the above to:
 
The Director, Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program by any of the following means not later than 19th July 2013:
 
Email: jobs@feltp.or.ke
 
Delivery: Re: Job Application,
 
Finance and Administrative Assistant
Field Epidemiology Training Program (FELTP)
UCSF Fisherfolk Study
Next to National Public Health Laboratories Building
(Behind The Government Chemist)
Kenyatta National Hospital Grounds
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Only candidates qualifying for the initial short list will be contacted for an interview. 
Re - Advertisement

Carolina for Kibera (CFK) is a non-governmental organization based in Kibera. 
CFK has expanded its programming to promote youth leadership, ethnic and gender cooperation, women empowerment, education, and health services. 
CFK has the following vacancy in its Entrepreneurship and Economic Development department.
 
Job Title: Head of Department, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
 
Reports to: Executive Director
 
Location: Kibera, Nairobi
 
Ref. No: HOD/EED/CFK 0 142/13
 
The Head of Department, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (HOD, EED) will lead efforts to visualize, seize and develop entrepreneurship and economic opportunities that bring benefit to the Kibera community.
 
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • To take the lead in program development, planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Implement business training programs for Kibera’s entrepreneurs to help them learn business fundamentals like accounting, inventory management, marketing and advertising.
  • Help existing CFK supported businesses scale up, get access to capital, increase revenue and maximize cash flow.
  • Find ways to create and expand income-generating activities for CFK.
  • Work directly with youth providing business training, work readiness trainings and finding and creating apprenticeship opportunities.
  • Manage CFK’s engagements with the business sector players e.g. Corporations, Banks, Microfinance institutions etc.
  • Provide general leadership and individual mentorship to the program officers within the EED department.
  • Any other duties that you may be assigned from time to time.
Desired Qualifications and Experience
  • A Business degree from a recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in entrepreneurship development and ability to turn ideas into economic and social profit.
  • Must have an excellent level of understanding of emerging technologies and emerging markets especially at the base of the pyramid.
  • Ability to work effectively and interdependently in a culturally diverse environment.
  • A good understanding of community dynamics, knowledge and familiarity with the Kibera community and environment will be an added advantage.
If you believe you merit our consideration, please email the following information to the Executive Director, Carolina for Kibera at hr@carolinaforkibera.org;
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of application
  • Three referees
  • Contact information - email address and daytime telephone number.
  • Email header should read: HOD/EED/CFK 0 142/13
Your application must be received on or before end of business, 26th July 2013.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
CFK is an equal opportunity employer
Job Title: Country Team Leader (Uganda)

Job Title Reports to:
Managing Director

Subordinates: Sales team.

Purpose of the Job: To maximise our client’s market share at National Level through efficient management of the sales team.

Main responsibilities
  • To ensure that the sales team understands clearly their Job descriptions, deliverables and targets.
  • To ensure that the sales team is provided with and efficiently use the necessary resources (tools, equipments, trade materials) to be able to perform their job effectively and achieve targets.
  • To ensure quality, high standard and professional service delivery through planned Field visits (Back checks, Shadow calls).
  • Work closely with retail partners to promote strong mutually beneficial & strategic relationships.
  • To ensure regular, timely, relevant and validated feedback to client and the agency.
  • Participate in the weekly and Monthly business review /planning meetings with client and ensure that all agreed action items/activities are implemented in accordance with the standard operating procedures.
  • Evaluating the performance of the sales team by conducting regular appraisal (individual & Team) to identify areas of improvement and making necessary recommendations/changes that would increase efficiency of the team
  • Motivate the team through coaching, empowering and ensuring payments of salaries & incentives
Person Specifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business
  • MBA
  • Professional qualifications in MSK
  • Updated on current technology i.e mobile phones, computers e.t.c
Experience
  • Seven year’s working experience in middle/Senior Management positions in Sales in FMCG
  • Experience working with mobile gadgets or in the tele communications industry
E-mail: recruitkenya@kimberly-ryan.net.

Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 


We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 


At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!


Product Manager – Enterprise VAS & Partnerships

Ref:
EBU –PMEVP -JULY 2013
 

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Enterprise Business Development Department within the Enterprise Business Unit Division. 


In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
 

Reporting to the Senior Manager-Cloud and Data, the job holder will be responsible for propositions development, packaging, and go-to-market (GTM) activities in support of Safaricom Business enterprise VAS (location based services, mobile advertising, SMS, business applications ,USSD applications) and partnerships in the Enterprise Business development team of the Enterprise business unit.

The successful candidate will be responsible for;

  • Identify growth prospects and specific opportunities in the sector;
  • Develop and deliver the strategy and roadmap for the Enterprise VAS and partnerships portfolio;
  • Create and manage winning partnerships with key stakeholders including Technology and service vendors, commercial partners and internal support teams to create and deliver end-to-end innovation value chains for enterprise customers;
  • Stays updated on relevant industry, technology and market trends and combine this with a needs analysis at prospective customers and market segments to identify winning propositions that deliver to the business unit objectives of revenue, retention and innovation CDIs;
  • Formulate, direct and coordinate products marketing activities and policies to promote products and services, working with advertising and promotion managers;
  • Identify, develop, and evaluate Go to market strategy, based on knowledge of establishment objectives, market characteristics, and cost and markup factors;
  • Implement market definition and discovery studies and analysis of the findings;
  • Evaluate the financial aspects of product development, such as budgets, expenditures, research and development appropriations, and return-on-investment and profit-loss projections;
  • Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities;
  • Develop pricing strategies, balancing firm objectives and customer satisfaction;
  • Select products and accessories to be displayed at trade or special production shows;
  • Ensure transfer and sustenance of products knowledge among the Enterprise and Customer support teams including account managers, client service managers, deployment and support teams before launch and thereafter during the product lifecycle;
  • Use sales forecasting and strategic planning to ensure the sale and profitability of products, lines, or services, analyzing business developments and monitoring market trends;
  • Perform needs analysis at prospective customers and market segments to identify winning propositions for a products portfolio that delivers to the business unit objectives of revenue, retention and innovation CDIs
  • Achieve the CDI target for products and innovation for the allocated product stream;
  • Ensure high levels of quality and customer experience in launched products through documented, simple, and well tested sales, provisioning and support processes.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university preferably in Marketing and Sales;
  • At least 3-4 Years working experience in a similar role;
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems;
  • Experience in ICT projects management. Certification by a recognized professional body will be an added advantage;
  • Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods;
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with good listening and critical reasoning skills.

If you meet the requirements and are self-driven, proactive and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job reference number to the address below. 


All applications must be delivered on or before Friday 19th July ,2013
 

Head of Talent & Resourcing
Safaricom Ltd 

Nairobi
 

via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke
Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 


We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 


At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!
 

Fleet Manager

Ref:
FLT-RD-JULY 2013
 

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Resources Division. 


In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:


Reporting to the Senior Manager- Facilities, Health & Safety the job holder’s key responsibilities will be to;

  • Fully Implement the Fleet Policy as per the Safaricom guidelines.
  • Implement fleet management system
  • Monthly reporting on fleet usage, fuel consumption and travel costs.
  • Advise on fleet Specification and Standardization market analysis and current needs – taking into account field constraints e.g. security, poor road conditions, driver skills.
  • Maintenance Program – Improve safety, increase life span and reduce life cycle cost of the fleet through designing and implementing a preventative maintenance.
  • Training – implement training programs to ensure all fleet are properly trained in their respective duties e.g. fleet management, driver training and basic maintenance and that a continuous performance review process is in place.
  • Insurance – Review fleet insurance policies and suggest required changes considering local and global insurance options.
  • Rental – Implement good management practices with regard to lease, rental and taxis of fleet
  • Technical condition of fleet – Ensure the technical condition of all fleets are assessed on a continuous basis.
  • Manage Fuel and Lubricants use in the whole company
  • Implement travel and accommodation policies and procedures
  • Ensure consistent timely an adequate services by appointed agents, suppliers and hotels.
  • People, vendor and supplier management

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent from a reputable university;
  • Have over 3 year’s post- graduation work experience in fleet management;
  • Good understanding of fleet management systems;
  • Good understanding of laws governing fleet
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
  • Ability to successfully resolve issues related to management of debtors
  • Ability to relate well with both internal and external customers and work in teams
  • Strong analytical skills and a keen attention to details;
  • Self-driven, results oriented and an ability to work without supervision.

If you meet the requirements and are self-driven, proactive and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job reference number to the address below. 


All applications must be delivered on or before Monday, 22nd July 2013

Head of Talent & Resourcing,
Safaricom Ltd,
Nairobi.
 

E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke
Job Title: Sales Manager (ICT Industry)    
Job Code: SM/DPC/130715
 
Number of Positions Open: 1   
Location: Nairobi, Kenya   
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary:

Our client is recruiting a Sales Manager for the ICT and Mobile Payment industry. 
The main role will be to coach and develop the Sales Representatives as well as manage and build the company’s go-to-market channel partnerships.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Sales channel management;
  • Management of inflow and relationships with new channel partners;
  • Management and sales coaching for B2B and B2C account managers;
  • Development and execution for new and ongoing third party business partners;
  • Overall sales and pipeline management.
Skills and Certification:
  • Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field;
  • Excellent communication skills with a strong degree of comfort in managing and developing direct reports;
  • Strong project management skills to track sales volume, pipeline, performance, and marketing;
  • Aptitude for partnering with and across teams within large enterprises and SMEs, all in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment   
Experience:

Minimum of five (5) years working experience in account or sales management preferably within the technology industry or start-up industry

How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on: Sales Manager
Job Title: Administration Manager
Job Code: Adm/Dpc/130715
 
Number of Positions Open: 1    
Location: Nairobi, Kenya    
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary:

Our client is recruiting an Administration Manager for one of the leading learning institutions offering the 8-4-4 educational system. 
The main role of the Administration Manager will be to coordinate the day-to-day administrative requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that all Administrative Offices are run efficiently to ensure maximum productivity;
  • Manage all the Schools’ properties;
  • Coordinate all legal matters;
  • Coordinate the various School events;
  • Provide Human Resource support;
  • Manage staff performance; and
  • Ensure that the working environment is healthy and safe.
Skills and Certification:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or any other the relevant field;
  • Possess demonstrated decision making skills;
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Proven leadership and management skills;
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in standard office software applications;
Experience: Ten (10) years’ experience with five (5) in middle level management;

How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on: Administration Manager

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