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!
 
Business Systems Planning Developer CRM & EAI
Ref: TECHOLOGY-BSPD-JUL-2013
 

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Product & Service Development Department within the Technology 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 Business Systems Planning, the role holder is responsible for development and 3rd line support of Safaricom Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Enterprise Applications Integration (EAI) systems ranging from user analysis, design and development to implementation and maintenance. 

The role holder will be expected to work with other departments within the company to identify requirements and develop solutions (database design, workflows, user/data interfaces), configure and/or customize CRM and EAI applications to meet business requirements using various database and software tools. 

In addition assist in presentations of system functionality to new users and departments and enhance/create user and system documentation as needed.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Systems analysis: Conduct business user requirements analysis and specification, specify computer system requirements for the solution of complex business problems and formulate designs for their solutions, perform the necessary technical design and development functionality to ensure that business application systems can be effectively developed and implemented;
  • Software Design and Programming: Design and develop front-end tier(s), middle tier(s), and /or back-end database tier(s) for business applications, capture business applications information needs and map the same to the software and /or database components, perform data modeling to analyze and specify data structures within an application system;
  • Testing, Troubleshooting and 3rd line Support: Create test plans, test data sets and perform automated testing to ensure all components of the developed systems meet specifications, work directly with the IT support personnel and teams to resolve issues identified and escalated during daily operations, perform root cause analysis for recurring incidents, formalize test plans and implement troubleshooting procedures;
  • Research and Development: Research and provide input on design approach, performance and base functionality improvements for various procedures and applications, generate ideas to improve efficiency in software and application services offered to the business, and/or generate revenue for business, participate and have membership in various technical fora for the purpose of increasing the collective knowledge base of the team.
Role requirements;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field;
  • Certification in Database systems and RDBMS systems;
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer;
  • 1 years Oracle Siebel and Tibco EAI development experience;
  • 1 years development experience with Microsoft development tools e.g. Java, VB, Fox Pro, Visual
  • 2 years development experience with low level programming C++, C;
  • 2 years of experience with RDBMS preferably MS SQL Server, Oracle, Sybase, and Informix;
  • Experience in Business Systems modeling and data retrieval;
  • 4GL for programming - Visual Basic/Oracle Application builder;
  • Unix user skills;
  • Experience in processes and procedures management;
  • Communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Analytical Skills.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Thursday 1st August 2013.

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited
Nairobi 

via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke

The International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH), based in Mombasa, is an international NGO involved in reproductive health research and programme implementation. 

ICRH is currently implementing a project to address Missed Opportunities for Mother and Infant (MOMI). 

We invite applications for the following position:
 
Project Doctor
 
Requirements

  • Medical doctor. Masters in health related discipline will be an added advantage
  • 5 - 7 years working experience in reproductive health service delivery and research
  • Research exposure evidenced by publications
  • Interested in advanced training (Masters or Ph.D.)
  • Excellent knowledge, skills and attitude regarding reproductive health
  • Experience in working with government officials
  • Experience in data analysis , statistical computer packages
  • Strong supervisory and management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and over long hours
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Kiswahili and English
  • Certified to work in Good Clinical Practices environment is an added advantage
Salary Range: KShs 180,000 - 240,000
 
Application letter and an up-to-date CV with names and addresses of three referees and telephone contacts should be submitted electronically by 2nd August 2013 addressed to e-mail: secretariat@icrhk.org with subject: “Application Project Doctor - MOMI Study”.
 
Applications not meeting the minimum requirements shall not be considered. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
A vacancy exists for a Financial Accountant who will be responsible for the Financial Accounting function of the company with some Group responsibilities, the key tasks being as follows: -
 
Operation and maintenance of company financial records.
 
Preparation and analysis of statutory accounts.
 
Preparation of consolidated Group accounts.
 
Liaison with Government authorities and service providers to ensure compliance.
 
Preparation and filing of statutory returns.

Management of the Treasury and Credit Control functions.
 
The successful candidate will have the following attributes:-
  • Fully qualified CPA(K) aged not more than 35 years.
  • Upper second class degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Five years’ experience in audit and/or finance function with a reputable, regional organisation.
A competitive salary and usual large company benefits including medical and pension schemes are offered and the job will provide the successful candidates with a challenging opportunity to join a dedicated team of specialists in the water sector which has significant potential for future growth.

Please email recruitment@dayliff.com your application and CV indicating your phone number, current salary if employed and how soon you would be available to begin work, if selected.

Deadline: 9th August 2013
Excellent Career Opportunities with Brookside Dairy Limited

Brookside Dairy Ltd, a market leader in East and Central Africa, is expanding its operations in the region and would like to invite applications for the following positions in Uganda and Tanzania.

Country Managers

 
Reporting to the General Manager, Sales and Marketing
 
Key duties to include the following:

  • Manage sales operations
  • Achieve agreed sales targets and growth objectives
  • Identify growth opportunities and recommend action plans for achievement
  • Set clear and measurable objectives
  • Drive sales in the Country
  • Manage agreed cost centres
  • Oversee overall operations of the company
Minimum Requirements:
  • Should have a Bachelors' degree in Business Administration with bias in Marketing
  • Possess at least five years Sales Management experience at senior level
  • Have excellent Sales Management and Supervisory skills
  • Be aggressive and result oriented
  • Be prepared to travel and work long hours
  • Must have outstanding leadership skills
  • Must have ability to represent the company at all levels of operation
Sales Managers
 
Reporting to the Country Manager
 
Key duties to include the following:
  • To achieve agreed sales targets and growth objectives
  • To achieve set trade coverage and distribution objectives
  • Implement agreed promotion, merchandising and display objectives in key accounts and general trade
  • Control and manage sales team effectively to realize agreed sales objectives
  • To identify growth opportunities and recommend action plans
  • To achieve agreed cost control measures
Minimum requirements:
  • Must be a university graduate in Commerce majoring in Marketing
  • Must have worked with an FMCG company for not less than 4 years at senior sales management position
  • Must demonstrate a track record in results delivery
  • Must be prepared to travel extensively in the market
  • Must be a team player and have strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Must be a highly motivated person and ready to drive and grow the business
Those who meet the above requirements should send their applications by 3rd August 2013 together
with detailed curriculum vitae, contacts of three referees, daytime and evening telephone contacts to

Email Address: hr@brookside.co.ke
Amnesty International

Ready to fight against oppression in East Africa?

We're with you.

Careers with the International Secretariat 

East Africa Regional office - Nairobi


The way people stand up for their rights has changed. 

In East Asia and East, West and Southern Africa, individuals are coming together in new ways to demand basic freedoms and challenge oppression - and we want to engage with them.

Amnesty International is introducing a new, global way of working. 

We’re opening our first ever Regional International Secretariat offices in Johannesburg and Nairobi and are building on our presence in Hong Kong and Dakar. 

We’re determined to increase our impact in these regions with full-strength research, campaigning and capacity building teams, plus expert strategic leadership and a range of support roles. 

The way we work is changing. 

We want you to be part of it.
 
To stay informed of Regional International Secretariat positions register for job alerts and search for current vacancies, oncareers.amnesty.org

For the latest updates follow us on Twitter @AmnestyCareers
Our client, Bunge East Africa Ltd (BEA Ltd), is a subsidiary of Bunge, a leading worldwide agribusiness and food company and prominent supplier of grains, edible oils and other food products.

Bunge Group processes and transports tens of millions of tons of commodities annually and operates a global network of facilities that are complemented by marketing and trading offices, and joint venture operations, on six continents. 

Bunge E.A Ltd’s trading office in Mombasa enables the Group to serve the East African Community with the best of its trading expertise.
 
For its regional operations, Bunge EA Ltd wishes to recruit a results oriented individual to fill the role of Trade Operations Officer.
 
Reporting to the Trade Finance and Operations Manager, the job holder will be responsible for the execution of operational activities related to sales and purchase of imported and/or stocked commodities and will be responsible for assisting in the coordination of the handling of logistics and operational processes of commodities trades with Bunge SA.

If you are an assertive and proactive individual with a university degree in business and a proven track record of least three years relevant experience in operations and logistics, we would like to hear from you.

The detailed job profile is available on www.pwc.com/externaljobs

If you believe you fit the required profile, please send your applications and detailed curriculum vitae in confidence to ess.ke@ke.pwc.com by Friday 2 August 2013 quoting the title of the position you are applying for. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Food Technology Specialist
 
Solutions for African Food Enterprises (SAFE)
 
TechnoServe Background
 
TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. 

We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. 

Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. 

With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.
 
Program Description
 
Solutions for African Food Enterprises (SAFE) is a four-year program implemented in Kenya, Malawi and Zambia, through a partnership of USAID, TechnoServe (TNS) and Partners in Food Solutions (PFS). 

SAFE seeks to increase competitiveness of the African food processing sector to expand availability of affordable and nutritious foods. 

Position Description
 
The position is responsible for the on-the-ground implementation of the technology transfer component of SAFE which will entail the following:
  • Identification of local food processors for engagement including carrying out site visits to collect the necessary technical and business information
  • Active support of the technology transfer component including working with the selected processors to prioritize projects and thereafter acting as the bridge between PFS and the processors in the life of the specific projects
  • Monitoring and evaluation to assess impact of the overall intervention
  • Planning of activities to ensure that the objectives of the program are met within the set times and resources and that impact is maximized
  • Working with stakeholders operating in the same space including the government and regulatory authorities to ensure that the program contributes to the national food security agenda
  • Organizing and coordinating training workshops that address any identified technology or knowledge gaps in the food processing sector in Kenya
  • Close coordination with the business component of the program to ensure congruency and alignment
  • Periodic reporting of the situation on the ground to provide both data and anecdotal evidence of impact
Minimum Requirements
  • B.Sc. in Food Technology, Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years working experience in food processing, preferably with at least 2 in the private sector
  • Strong private sector experience and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Proven track record in providing technical solutions to food processors.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; Strong interpersonal and management skills.
  • Good computer skills in business software (Excel, MS Project and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
  • A valid driving license.
To Apply: 

Please submit your application (by email only) to ke-recruit@tns.org with the position title placed in the subject line. 

Please include 

(1) cover letter describing your interest, 

(2) curriculum vitae, 

(3) salary history, and 

(4) telephone contacts of three professional referees. 

Please include all requirements in one document (pdf).

Applications will be treated confidentially. 

Deadline for applications is 9th August 2013.

Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

TechnoServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Open Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer / Research Officer
 
Aidspan, a Kenya-based international think tank and independent observer of the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malariahas a global mandate. 

Aidspan is recruiting a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to 

(a) direct and manage all monitoring and evaluation activities, and 

(b) support and manage defined research activities.

The right candidate will fill a challenging and unique position in this lean, flexible and highly specialised organisation.
 
Selected Responsibilities
 

The M&E Officer reports to the Executive Director.
 
Monitoring
  • Develop the appropriate assessment tools to measure the indicators in the Performance Monitoring Framework
  • Help ensure use of M&E tools by giving training across the organisation.
  • Analyze data to inform planning.
  • Coordinate the bi-annual and annual review of the Strategic Plan.
Evaluation/ Research
  • Conduct internal evaluations, and provide advice in external evaluations.
  • Contribute to studies, surveys, case studies etc. evaluating the Aidspan Watchdog Model and the Global Fund.
  • Contribute to selected quantitative and qualitative research activities
Strategy and Planning
  • Design, implement and maintain institutional M&E systems.
  • Refine Aidspan’s M&E strategy to ensure the organization measures the effectiveness and impact of its work.
  • Coordinate the development of the annual work plans and the Strategic Plan.
Reporting
  • Prepare all reports, including compiling and editing the bi-annual and annual narrative reports.
  • Input into the relevant donor reports.
Selected Qualifications, knowledge, skills and attributes
 
Required:
  • A graduate / masters degree in public health, sociology, economics or related subject and at least 7 years’ experience in a combination of the following areas: M&E work (at a senior level), research design and implementation, advanced demographic analysis, and/or health evaluations.
  • Experience planning and creating databases, with easy user interaction.
  • A systems thinker with an understanding of quantitative and qualitative research and analysis.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
Preferred:
  • Research Degree (could be ongoing).
  • Significant knowledge of the Global Fund.
This position is based at Aidspan’s office in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Applicants do not have to be Kenyan citizens.

 But, preference will be given to Kenyans, or those who have residency status.
 
Aidspan staff are employed on 2-year renewable contracts and competitive salaries are paid in Kenya shillings.
 
If you are interested in this position, please go towww.aidspan.org/page/careers for more information.
 
Applications must be submitted electronically by 9 August 2013.
 
Aidspan is an equal opportunity employer.

Music Copyright Society of Kenya is a Collective Management Organization, whose mandate is to administer Copyright in musical works on behalf of artists, songwriters, composers and authors of musical works in Kenya. 

It is registered as a Society under the Companies Act (Cap 486, Laws of Kenya) (Limited by Guarantee) and is a non-profit making organisation.
 
We are seeking to fill the following position:
 
Licensing and Marketing Manager
 
For more details on the job log on to our website: www.mcsk.or.ke

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, updated curriculum vitae, three referees and day time telephone contact to hr@mcsk.or.ke 

or
 
The Chairman
Music copyright Society of Kenya
Maua Close, off Parklands Rd, Westlands.
P.O Box 14806-00800
Nairobi.
 
To be received not later than 9th August 2013. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Vacancy in Hospitality Industry

Position: Assistant to Sales and Marketing Manager
 
Location: Coast (Malindi)
 
Desired Qualifications & Characteristics
 
K.C.S.E C+ Mean grade with B plain in English
 
Any other training will be a definite advantage.
 
Must be Computer literate
 
Age (Open)
 

Experience as a PA is an added advantage
 
Experience as an Events Organizer a plus
 
Ability to work on non-Routine Hours
 
Have a high level of integrity
 
Ability to perform with minimal supervision
 
Excellent communication skills
 
Able to organize her work, diplomacy and tactful in handling clients, flexible, has excellent interpersonal skills and able to manage herself.
 
Able to carry out other related duties as may be required from time to time.
 
N.B: Ladies Only
 
Please apply enclosing your CV and Credentials, Day telephone contacts, and passport photographs and send to before 3rd August, 13, 2013:
 
DNA No. 1541
P.O Box 49010, 00100,
Nairobi.
United Nations Office at Nairobi
 
Vacancy Announcement

Title: Finance Assistant – Loans and Grants
 
Organisation: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
 
Deadline: 09 August 2013
 
Vacancy Number: GS-13-25
 
Position Summary
 

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) seeks to recruit a Finance Assistant, with a minimum of secondary school education and at least 4 years’ experience in loans and grants or financial administration. 

A first level professional qualification in finance or accounting would be a plus. 

The position also requires fluency in oral and written English and in Arabic and/or French.
 
Application Procedure
 
For details of the job functions and how to apply, please visit the following website: http://www.unon.org under employment-UNON-Other Agencies-Open Vacancies-Finance Assistant-
Loans and Grants.
 
Please send your application by email to recruitment@unon.org quoting the Vacancy Number: GS-13-25 and Functional Title: Finance Assistant on the email’s subject line. 

Applications should be received by (09 August 2013).
 
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
Mantrac Kenya Ltd the Caterpillar authorized dealer in Kenya; sells and services earthmoving, Power generating, Material Handling and Mining Equipment.
 
To help us achieve our strategic plan, we are looking for qualified talent. 

Qualified candidates will be assessed on right attitude and work ethic culture. 

In return Mantrac will offer unparalleled training and personal growth opportunities, 
develop your whole-person to fit into a multidisciplinary workplace.
 
1. Power Systems Sales Engineer 

1 Nos

Nairobi
 
2. Prime Product Sales Engineers

2 Nos

Nairobi & Western Kenya Region
 
Job Outline for above positions
 
To achieve business unit targets for Prime Product - unit sales in Caterpillar Machine/Genset range ensuring full coverage, as will be stipulated from time to time by management through the Sales Manager.
 
To effectively manage the sales in conjunction with colleagues while reporting to the sales manager and
maintaining company commercial standards and policies.
 
Qualifications
  • First degree from a reputable University preferably in Mechanical Engineering or business related
  • 2 years relevant working experience in earth moving/ generators industry sales experience
  • Must have a valid driving license
3. Parts Counter Analyst 

1 Nos

Western Kenya Region
 
Job Outline
  • Attend to customer orders and accurately reference parts on CAT SIS
  • Order and Process backorder items
  • Process credits for customers and service department
Qualifications
  • BSc mechanical engineering or in an Engineering related discipline
  • Minimum of six-months working experience in an earthmoving equipment industry with emphasis on service experience.
4. Power Systems Sales Administrator 

1 Nos, Nairobi
 
Job Outline
 
To work in conjunction with sales for gensets unit in order to ensure smooth adherence to efficient administration, transaction in terms of receipt, stock control and dispatch of the equipment; Co-ordinate equipment invoicing and sales record update such as IDFs, LCs, agreements, bank guarantees and bills.

Qualifications
  • Management or business degree from a recognized university
  • At least 3 years Work experience in a busy sales administration office
  • Proficiency in a computerized environment with ability to use specialized ERP and office applications
Your soft copy application letter and curriculum vitae indicating your regular telephone number to enable us contact you can also be mailed to careers@mantrackenya.com so as to reach us not later than 2nd August 2013.

CAT, CATERPILLAR, their respective logos and “Caterpillar Yellow,” as well as corporate and product identity used herein are trademarks of Caterpillar and may not be used without permission.

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