Vacancy Announcement: WFP/30/13
 
Job Title: Logistics Assistant (Commodity Accounting)
 
Post Grade: Service Contract, SC-4 

Duty Station: Garissa Hub, Eldoret & other duty stations
 
Date of issue: 23rd July 2013 

Deadline for application: 5th August 2013
 
Accountabilities:
 
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Logistics Assistant, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties in their respective duty stations:
 
Commodity Accounting & General Logistics

  • Ensure comprehensive commodity accounting for the area of responsibility. This entails COMPAS data capture, reconciliation, data transmissions and back-ups with minimal supervision. The incumbent is expected to be resourceful and ensure all waybills are dispatched and received in COMPAS from the different EDPs. Perform daily transmission of COMPAS data for the entire country via replications between HQ, CO and Field COMPAS sites. This also involves executing systematic audits and reconciliation exercises with the CP to compare records against actual physical;
  • Process E-notes/Invoices which entail entry of records in the prescribed templates, ensuring tonnages and FDPs are correctly entered, FDP’s distances from the EDP are entered correctly, appropriate KES rates applied and all other relevant inputs correctly done as per procedure.
  • Stringent monitoring of commodity quality and condition at both WFP and CP managed warehouses to mitigate commodity losses. This requires the monitoring of expiry dates and timely request for fumingation and other pest control measures. Also ensure reconstitution of damaged cargo is done immediately after receiving reports and all data is captured in COMPAS as well as training of logistics CP staff in commodity handling, record keeping and reporting as per WFP guidelines.
  • Analyze and reconcile COMPAS data and report discrepancies and irregularities to both the Data Analyst and Data Administrator.
  • Support cash transfers for Cash-For-Asset which includes reviewing work norms reports and preparing cash payment schedules.
  • Coordinate the process of destruction of condemned commodities and ensure accurate reporting. The process includes compiling all documents, from CP, WFP and Government of Kenya, to justify CP approval up to overseeing the actual destruction and follow-up with the Public Health Officials who supervise the exercise and issue destruction certificates
  • Ensure weekly stock movement, Monthly SPR and all ad hoc reports are accurately prepared, in the required format, and submitted by set deadlines.
  • Ensure that the CP provides required reports (as per the Logistics Guidelines) correctly and in a timely manner to the WFP Logistics Unit in Nairobi; Advise the CP on all expected consignments to enable the warehouse team adequate time to plan on receiving the trucks.
  • Provide second-level support to field team as tasked. This is mainly on the functional areas of COMPAS.
  • Perform all other related duties as required.
Qualifications, Experience, Critical Success Factors and Language:
  • Successful completion of secondary school education, preferably supplemented by technical qualification or university degree in business administration, statistics, economics, logistics, transport, shipping, law or other field relevant to WFP Logistics/contracting activities.
  • Three years of progressively responsible support experience including at least one year in the field of accounting, transport, insurance, statistics, operations or another related field and distribution management. Good knowledge and experience in using computer software applications (MS Word, Excel and Access).
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
  • High sense of initiative and judgment with an ability to perform detailed work, work of a confidential nature and/or to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints. Ability to review a variety of complex data, adjust discrepancies and resolve operational problems with substantial independence.
  • Detail oriented with an ability to handle large volume of recurrent confidential work in a systematic manner. Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to train other staff regarding relevant work responsibilities. Ability to work in a team environment and coordinate assignments to achieve common goals.
Kenyan nationals meeting the above qualifications are required to submit a covering letter quoting Vacancy Announcement No. WFP/30/13 with their updated Curriculum Vitae including name, title and e-mail address of three referees, copies of KCPE and KCSE certificates, and other educational/professional qualification certificates and copy of National ID card. 

Candidates should also complete a Personal History form (P.11) available on the following link –http://www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc

All documents should be sent in an envelope which must be marked: Confidential WFP/30/13 and sent to:-

Human Resources Officer
World Food Programme
P.O. Box 44482
Nairobi 00100
 
WFP is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

United Nations High Commissioner Refugees (UNHCR)

Vacancy Notice No:
 EVN/KEN/DDB/13/020
 
Title of Post: HIV / AIDS Consultant
 
Post Number: Consultancy Contract
 
Date of Issue: 22nd July 2013
 
Location: Sub Office Dadaab
 
Closing Date: 29th July 2013
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Under the technical supervision and guidance of the Senior Public Health Officer at Sub-Office Dadaab and overall supervision of Head of Operations, the incumbent will perform the following tasks and duties:

  1. Support UNHCR and the implementing partners in Dadaab Refugees camps to design and implement a comprehensive HIV prevention and care, based on PEPFAR and National guidelines.
  2. Ensure standardized HIV/RH protocols and tools in line with PEPFAR and National guidelines are in use across all the camps.
  3. Support adaptation of national and other available IEC materials into Dadaab context and ensuring they are culturally appropriate to the beneficiaries.
  4. Organize the collection, analysis and distribution of epidemiological information regarding the HIV status of the beneficiary population. This includes supporting HIV related surveys and facilitating the routine collection and reporting of key HIV related indicators.
  5. Provide technical support to Monitor and Evaluate HIV activities in Dadaab.
  6. Prepare regular HIV reports. This includes PEPFAR quarterly, bi-annual and end year reports.
  7. Ensure feedback relating to key HIV related data is provided to stakeholders
Qualification and Experience
  • Advanced Diploma in clinical Medicine or public health. A university degree in public Health, social science or medical science is an added advantage
  • At least two years’ experience in HIV/RH programs with a non -government organisation or UN agency preferably in an emergency context
  • Experience working in CDC/PEPFAR projects
  • Ability to work in a hardship duty station and in an insecure environment; demonstrated ability to adapt to rapidly changing circumstances and to work as part of a large team
  • Demonstrated monitoring and evaluation skills in the health sector
  • Experience in working with and coordinating with the UN, donors, international and national NGOs and government agencies an advantage
  • Strong computer skills including familiarity with MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent writing skills and strong communication and interpersonal skills
Languages:
  • Fluency in oral and written English and Kiswahili. 
  • Somali language will be an added advantage
  • Dadaab residents and its environs are encouraged to apply
Reporting
 
The consultant is under the day to day administrative management of Head of Operations in Dadaab with day-to-day technical supervision by Public Health Officer in Dadaab.

He/she will work closely with the Snr Public Health Officer, UNHCR Branch Office, Nairobi and Health & Nutrition Coordinator based in Kakuma in order to ensure harmonised approach to programming issues.
 
Location: The consultant will be stationed in the UNHCR Dadaab (75%) of the time and travel on mission to Kakuma (25%) periodically.
 
Application procedures:
 
Interested candidates are requested to submit a letter of application for the position, and attach their curriculum vitae that includes the applicant's telephone number and the telephone numbers of at least two referees who have supervised the applicant's professional work. 

They should also attach or mail examples of operational research and M&E reports they have participated in preparing or prepared, indicating their specific contribution to the product.
 
Applications may be submitted electronically to Kenna@unhcr.org 

or 

The Human Resources Officer, 
UNHCR Branch Office, 
P. O. Box 43801-00100 
Nairobi-Kenya. 

Only applications received by close of business on 29 July 2013 will be considered. 

Short listed candidates will be invited for a written and oral interview.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Urgently Required

Graphic Designer

CNC Router Operator

Large Format Operator

Sales & Marketing Person


Must know Packaging Design, Book imposition Step & Repeat, Image setting and Flexo work
 
Great package for Creative knowledge
 

Min. 2 to 3 yrs. working experience with ARTCAM PRO, Adobe suit, Corel Draw, Photo Shop, Free hand.
 
All resumes with photo and copy of June salary to be emailed before 30th July 2013 at
topdesignkenya@outlook.com
Advertising Sales Executives
 
We are an established advertising and publishing company based in Nairobi with branches in Uganda and Tanzania. 

We publish premier Suppliers Director, Business Mirror magazine, Contacts East Africa business cards directory and Micro finance Directory. 

In order to exploit the high business potential of the publications and a sister outdoor advertising outfit we have limited positions in our sales department for dynamic, suitably qualified and experienced candidates aged over 25 years.

Ability to work under minimum supervision in order to exploit a highly attractive retainer / commission package upon achieving specific sales targets is a must.
 
Please send your CV and copies of relevant certificates giving at least three (3) referees and a daytime telephone numbers to:
 
P.O. Box 54063- 00200 
Nairobi 

or Email: kuria@impact.co.ke
 
Deadline is 2 August 2013

Vacancies in Construction
 
A fast growing company involved in electrical contracts, mechanical projects, real estate, civil works, water drilling, water schemes and sanitation projects urgently requires qualified and experienced constructions professionals to fill the following positions at Artisan, Craft, Diploma, Higher National Diploma and graduate levels in the following areas. 
  • Electrical Engineering
  •  Mechanical Engineering
  •  Quantity Surveying
  •  Lands Surveying
  •  Water Drilling.
Also wanted are Projects Accountants, Environmental, Health & Safety manager, and Drivers cum Mechanics.

Applicant should have relevant qualifications and at least five (5) years experience in construction. 

Registration with relevant professional /regulatory bodies will be a definite advantage.
 
Applications, together with copies of academic and professional certificates to the undersigned on or
before 9th August, 2013.
 
Human Resources Manager,
P.O Box 68144-00200
Nairobi

Vacancies in Construction
 
A fast growing company involved in electrical contracts, mechanical projects, real estate, civil works, water drilling, water schemes and sanitation projects urgently requires qualified and experienced constructions professionals to fill the following positions at Artisan, Craft, Diploma, Higher National Diploma and graduate levels in the following areas. 
  • Electrical Engineering
  •  Mechanical Engineering
  •  Quantity Surveying
  •  Lands Surveying
  •  Water Drilling.
Also wanted are Projects Accountants, Environmental, Health & Safety manager, and Drivers cum Mechanics.

Applicant should have relevant qualifications and at least five (5) years experience in construction. 

Registration with relevant professional /regulatory bodies will be a definite advantage.
 
Applications, together with copies of academic and professional certificates to the undersigned on or
before 9th August, 2013.
 
Human Resources Manager,
P.O Box 68144-00200
Nairobi

Web Developer 
 
Our client is looking for an individual with a creative mind for their web development team.  

This position requires a developer capable of full cycle project leadership including application architecture, design input, site layout/user interface and database design/programming.
 
Scope:
 
Creation of site layout/user interface from provided design concepts by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
 
Placement and layout of web site pages given client provided content.

Routine daily maintenance of existing sites and applications.
 
Requirements/Skills:
  • 2 years minimum experience with HTML/XHTML and CSS
  • 2 years minimum Web programming experience, including PHP, ASP or JSP
  • 1 year minimum experience working with relational database systems such as MySQL, PostgresSQL, MSSQL or Oracle and a good working knowledge of SQL
  • Experience with either basic Linux Shell Scripting (operating system), Apache HTTP Server, CS5/6 Suite or CMS systems (Wordpress, Joomla etc.) is a plus.
  • Candidates should have a solid understanding of Object Oriented Design and Programming.
  • A solid understanding of web application development processes, from the layout/user interface to relational database structures.
  • Understanding the benefits of SEO and the development skills to support SEO are a plus.
  • Ability to grow professionally in a highly flexible and fast-moving environment.
Eligibility:
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills
  • Strong organization skills to manage multiple timelines and complete tasks quickly within the constraints of clients’ timelines and budgets.
  • Creative flair and an ability to produce ‘out-of-the-box’ ideas
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of users (internal and external), strong problem solving skills, adaptable, proactive, and willing to take ownership of projects
  • Appropriate Qualifications in Web development or relevant experience.
The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented, and takes extreme pride in their work.  

If you thrive by working side by side with an experienced and professional team while taking your solutions to successful completion, consider this opportunity as the next level in your professional development.

Please send your application to kazini.kenya@gmail.com before the 31st July 2013.

Include in your application your portfolio.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Conference Centre Manager - BTL Ruiru
BTL, a faith-based organisation involved in language development, Bible translation, literacy and community development among minority languages of Kenya, is seeking to recruit a Conference Center Manager to manage our Christian International Conference Center - Ruiru.

The manager is responsible for managing and coordinating all the operations of the Conference Center with a view of ensuring quality provision of services, proper staff management and profitability.

Qualifications:

The candidate should possess the following qualifications:
  • Be a mature Born again Christian actively involved in Christian ministry.
  • Have a university degree in hospitality or institutional management from a recognised university
  • Have a minimum of 3 years hands on experience in a managerial position.
  • Proven track record in business management and development
  • Excellent skills in planning and financial management
  • Excellent skill in human resource management
  • Excellent public relations and interpersonal skills
  • Servant Leadership
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications together with a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates and names, addresses and contacts (Telephone and email) of three referees (Professional, Social and Church) to the address below so as to reach on or before 8th August 2013.
 
The Conference Center Manger
Bible Translation and Literacy CICC - Ruiru,
P.O. Box 512, 0232
Ruiru
 
Or email to kamata@btlkenya.org
 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
Turkana County Jobs in Kenya
 
Turkana County Government
 
Office of The Governor

The office of the Governor Turkana County wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following position;
 
1. Secretary to The County Public Service Board 

(1 Post)
 
Key responsibilities

  1. Establish and abolish offices in the County Public Service;
  2. Appoint persons to hold or act in offices of County Public Service including in the board of urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments;
  3. Exercise disciplinary control over and remove persons holding those offices as provided for under this part;
  4. Prepare regular reports for submission to the County Assembly on the execution of the function of the board;
  5. Promote in the County Public Service the values and principles referred to in the articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  6. Evaluate and report to the County Assembly on the extent to which values and principles referred to in the articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 are complied with in the County Public Service
  7. Facilitate the development of a coherent, integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments
  8. Advice the county government on human resource management and development
  9. Advice the county government on the implementation and monitoring of the National performance management system in the county;
  10. Make recommendation to the salaries and remuneration commission on behalf of the county government on the remuneration, pension and gratuities for county public service employees.
Requirements and competencies
 
For appointment to this post, the person should;
  1. Be a Kenyan citizen
  2. Be in possession of a first degree from a recognized university (A Masters Degree will be an added advantage);
  3. Have a working experience of not less than five (5) years
  4. Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity
  5. Be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of relevant breach of professional code of conduct,
  6. Understand the diversity within the county,
  7. Be a registered certified public secretary of good professional standing,
  8. Be a visionary and strategic thinker,
  9. Have the capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines,
  10. Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the county government to achieve her vision.
For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution, he/she must have the following clearance:
  • Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • A tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
How to Apply
 
All written applications, CVs, copies of certificates and testimonials and identity card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:
 
The County Secretary,
Turkana County
P.O. Box 11 – 30500, 
Lodwar.
 
OR deliver by hand at the reception desk at Turkana County Government offices located along Nawaitorong road at the former Arid Lands Office located off Kitale-Lodwar highway. 

On-line application should be e-mailed to: icsturkanacounty @gmail.com to reach the Governor’s office before the close of business on 9th August, 2013.

Important information to all candidates;
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification
Women and the physically challenged are encouraged to apply.

William O. Luballo
Turkana County Government

Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT) is a local non-governmental organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for the poor and underserved communities in Kenya. 

The organization implements interventions addressing social determinants of health in ten counties across the country.
 
We seek to fill 7 positions for a 5-year OVC project supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to be based in Rarieda and Bondo Districts (Siaya County). 

The positions and basic qualifications are as follows;

1. Project Manager 

(1 Position)
 
Provides overall leadership and coordination of OVC project activities.
 
Qualifications
  • A University degree in Community development, public health, social work or equivalent
  • Proven field based knowledge and experience in coordinating HIV/AIDS, OVC and related programs
  • At least five (5) years experience in NGO project/program related implementation and management including staff supervision and development
  • In depth understanding of HIV/AIDs/OVC programming/debates and knowledge of networks for similar programs in the country
  • Experience managing USAID funded projects is an added advantage
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills both in English and Kiswahili
2. OVC Project Officers 

(4 Positions)
 
Qualifications
  • Degree or Diploma in Community development/Social work/project management or equivalent
  • 3 years experience working in OVC/HIV projects
  • Good training and facilitation skills, analytical, report writing and presentation skills
  • In depth in understanding of M& E systems applicable OVC programming including use of OLMIS software and KePMS PEPFAR reporting system
  • Good understanding of social determinants of Health and their related interventions including Household Economic Strengthening (HES) approaches.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office programs
3. Project Accountant / Administrator 

(1 Position)
 
Qualifications
  • Minimum CPA II and/or degree from a recognized institution
  • 3 years similar work experience
  • Good leadership, interpersonal, management or administrative skills
  • Good understanding of USAID policies and compliance regulations and advantage
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office programs, QuickBooks/Sage Pastel
Logistics Officer 

(1 Position)
 
Qualifications
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies management
  • 3 years minimum work experience
  • Good leadership, interpersonal and management skills
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office programs
All applicants should email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to jobrecruits93@gmail.com by 31st July 2013 and indicate the position applied for in the subject. 

Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT) is a local non-governmental organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for the poor and underserved communities in Kenya. 

The organization implements interventions addressing social determinants of health in ten counties across the country.
 
We seek to fill 7 positions for a 5-year OVC project supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to be based in Rarieda and Bondo Districts (Siaya County). 

The positions and basic qualifications are as follows;

1. Project Manager 

(1 Position)
 
Provides overall leadership and coordination of OVC project activities.
 
Qualifications
  • A University degree in Community development, public health, social work or equivalent
  • Proven field based knowledge and experience in coordinating HIV/AIDS, OVC and related programs
  • At least five (5) years experience in NGO project/program related implementation and management including staff supervision and development
  • In depth understanding of HIV/AIDs/OVC programming/debates and knowledge of networks for similar programs in the country
  • Experience managing USAID funded projects is an added advantage
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills both in English and Kiswahili
2. OVC Project Officers 

(4 Positions)
 
Qualifications
  • Degree or Diploma in Community development/Social work/project management or equivalent
  • 3 years experience working in OVC/HIV projects
  • Good training and facilitation skills, analytical, report writing and presentation skills
  • In depth in understanding of M& E systems applicable OVC programming including use of OLMIS software and KePMS PEPFAR reporting system
  • Good understanding of social determinants of Health and their related interventions including Household Economic Strengthening (HES) approaches.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office programs
3. Project Accountant / Administrator 

(1 Position)
 
Qualifications
  • Minimum CPA II and/or degree from a recognized institution
  • 3 years similar work experience
  • Good leadership, interpersonal, management or administrative skills
  • Good understanding of USAID policies and compliance regulations and advantage
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office programs, QuickBooks/Sage Pastel
Logistics Officer 

(1 Position)
 
Qualifications
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies management
  • 3 years minimum work experience
  • Good leadership, interpersonal and management skills
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office programs
All applicants should email a letter of application, CV, certificates and relevant testimonials to jobrecruits93@gmail.com by 31st July 2013 and indicate the position applied for in the subject. 

Canvassing will result to automatic disqualification. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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