We are in health sector is seeking a Customer Care person to be responsible for acting as a liaison between customers and companies. 

Assists with complaints, orders, errors, account questions, billing, cancellations, and other queries.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Resolve customer complaints via phone, email, mail, or social media.
  • Use telephones to reach out to customers and verify account information.
  • Greet customers warmly and ascertain problem or reason for calling.
  • Sell products and services.
  • Utilize computer technology to handle high call volumes.
  • Work with customer service manager to ensure proper customer service is being delivered.
  • Close out or open call records.
  • Compile reports on overall customer satisfaction.
Education Background
  • A Diploma in front office/public relations
  • 2 years working experience in a similar environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate
If qualified send CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘customer care’ on the subject line ASAP. 

A large National FMCG Company, is looking for a Sales Representative with above average analytical and sales skills to market and sell their products.

Location: Nairobi and Rift valley Kenya

Availability: Immediately

Responsibilities

Keeping in contact with existing customers in person and by phone

Making appointments with and meeting new customers
Agreeing sales, prices, contracts and payments

Meeting sales targets

Promoting new products and any special deals

Advising customers about delivery schedules and after-sales service

Recording orders and sending details to the sales office

Giving feedback on sales trends

Administer sales documents and reports, especially deals and credit notes.

Education background

  • A minimum of 5 years experience with an FMCG company
  • Above average analytical and sales skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Valid driving license
If you are the person we are looking for kindly send your CV and application letter to jobs@jantakenya.com by 10th August, 2013 clearly indicating ‘Sales Rep& specific city ‘on the subject line. 

DO NOT attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted shall be contacted.

Handyman

Do you have wide range of repair and maintenance skills? 

These include air conditioning, appliances, carpentry, drywall, electrical, flooring, heating and cooling, kitchen and bath remodeling, painting, plumbing, pressure washing, roofing and windows and doors. 

Then we are looking for you.

Skills and Competencies
 

Competent skills in carpentry/mechanical and electrical skills
 
2 years experience in the same field
 
Computer literate

Must be versatile enough to repair faulty appliances and toilets, fix minor electrical issues, remodel rooms, paint a building's exterior and handle numerous other tasks.

Send your CV to jobs@jantakenya.comASAP clearly indicating on the subject line ‘handyman’

Job Title: Research and Advising Manager    

Job Category: Contract 
 
Department / Group: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)    

Location: Isibania, Kuria West, Kenya
 
Travel Required: Local travel required   

Level: Managerial
 
Position Type: Full-time    

HR Contact: Francis Kizito 

Posting Expires: August 16, 2013
 
Overview 
 
Nuru Kenya’s Monitoring and Evaluation Team is actively seeking a highly qualified and energetic team player for its senior level staff.  

The Research and Advising Manager may be staffed internally from Nuru Kenya staff or externally as determined by the M&E District Manager in coordination with the hiring panel consisting of the M&E Project Facilitator, outgoing Research and Advising Manager and the Director of Nuru Kenya.   

Contract specification will be in accordance with those established in the employment contract. 


This job description is a complement to the employment contract and serves as a baseline for performance evaluations conducted every 6 months.  

The employee is responsible for acknowledging and understanding the duties bestowed. 

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Meets with programs and hold initial meetings on indicators collection plans and prioritization strategies; assists DM and PF in strategic planning of evaluations.   
  • Advises programs on logic model updates and iterations to program areas
  • Creates and maintains continuous feedback loops to update programs on data analysis progress
  • Reports, explains and advises programs on operational indicators in a systematic and effective way for decision making; assist in programmatic interpretations of reports 
  • Writes M&E reports for all major assessments, e.g. Household Hunger, MPAT, Harvest Yield, Uwezo, Household Hunger
  • Conducts research on industry-standard M&E approaches, techniques and best practices that can be applied to Nuru; works with M&E Director on this research
  • Assists M&E DM in development and maintenance of relationships with NGOs, government officials, chiefs and other key stakeholders
  • Tracks work hours, travel costs, program-related expenses and sick days/vacation for staff they supervise
  • Responsible for final Data Analysis
  • Supervises Data Analysis Manager (DAM)
  • Assists in quality control of data
  • Reports directly to M&E District Manager
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Possesses an advanced understanding of data analysis skills including the use of Excel, STATA, and Salesforce for incorporation of graphs, charts and tables into reports (STATA preferred); must possess knowledge of at least one statistical software package such as SPSS, STATA, R, or SAS 
  • Holds a degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Policy Analysis or other relevant topic
  • Masters preferred
  • Superior research and report writing skills
  • At least 3 years’ experience analyzing and reporting on data for decision making purposes
  • Fluent in written and spoken English (mandatory), Kiswahili (mandatory) and Kikuria (preferred)
  • Has effective project management and communications skills
  • Can work in office or field setting
  • Can work under pressure and in a cross-cultural environment 
  • Long-term commitment to ending extreme poverty in rural Kenya  
Preferred Skills
  • Can walk for long periods of time
  • At least 1 year experience surveying households or individuals
Additional Notes
 
Applicants must currently live in Kuria West District or be willing to relocate for this position.  

Relocation pay, monetary support for family relocation, housing and housing allowance, food allowance and commuter transport allowance will not be provided. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume/CV with at least two professional references by August 16, 2013 at 5PM EAT.  

Please submit all documents in English. Be sure to include your contact information.

Applications Accepted By:

All applications can be submitted to our HR Manager in Keborui, or Email: RAM@nuru.co.ke

Subject Line: Attention: HR Manager, Job: Research and Advising Manager, M&E    

Mail:

Hiring Manager
Nuru Kenya
P.O. Box 176
Isibania, Kuria West, Kenya 40414

Job Title: Data Analysis Manager    

Job Category: Contract 
 
Department / Group: Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

Location: Isibania, Kuria West, Kenya
 
Travel Required: Local travel required    

Level: Managerial
 
Position Type: Full-time    

HR Contact: Francis Kizito 

Posting Expires: August 16, 2013
 
Overview 
 
Nuru Kenya’s Monitoring and Evaluation Team is actively seeking a highly qualified and energetic team player for its Data Analysis Team.  

The Data Analysis Manager may be staffed internally from Nuru Kenya staff or externally as determined by the M&E District Manager in coordination with the hiring panel consisting of the M&E Project Facilitator, Research and Advising Manager and the Director of Nuru Kenya.   

Contract specification will be in accordance with those established in the employment contract. 


This job description is a complement to the employment contract and serves as a baseline for performance evaluations conducted every 6 months.  

The employee is responsible for acknowledging and understanding the duties bestowed. 

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Performs preliminary analysis of data including: creation of tables, charts, graphs, etc., creation of data entry templates, interpretation of data and report writing
  • Works with Research and Advising Manager, Database and Data Entry Manager, Data Entry Specialists, and Data Entry Clerks to create feedback loop on internal M&E processes
  • Facilitates ongoing monitoring of output indicators and monthly data for all impact programs including Leadership
  • Adapts analysis processes to improve efficacy of data analysis and reporting
  • Works with M&E training supervisor to develop analysis-based curriculum for M&E staff  
  • Assists in survey implementation and data collection as needed
  • Performs quality control checks of data
  • Reports to Research and Advising Manager
  • Additional roles as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Holds a degree in Computer Science, Policy Analysis or other relevant topic
  • Masters preferred
  • Superior computer skills, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Internet and at least one statistical analysis software such as SAS, SPSS, R or STATA (STATA preferred)
  • Superior research and report writing skills
  • At least 2 years’ experience analyzing and reporting on data for decision making purposes
  • Fluent in written and spoken English (mandatory), Kiswahili (mandatory) and Kikuria (preferred)
  • Has effective project management and communications skills
  • Can work in office or field setting
  • Long-term commitment to ending extreme poverty in rural Kenya  
Preferred Skills
  • Can walk for long periods of time
  • At least 1 year experience surveying households or individuals
Additional Notes
  • Applicants must currently live in Kuria West District or be willing to relocate for this position.
  • Relocation pay, monetary support for family relocation, housing and housing allowance, food allowance and commuter transport allowance will not be provided.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume/CV with at least two professional references by August 16, 2013 at 5PM EAT.  

Please submit all documents in English. Be sure to include your contact information.  

All applications can be submitted to our HR Manager in Keborui, or Email: DAM@nuru.com

Subject Line: Attention: HR Manager, Job: Data Analysis Manager, M&E

Mail:
 
Hiring Manager
Nuru Kenya
P.O. Box 176
Isibania, Kuria West, 
Kenya 40414

Employer: Versatel Systems Ltd 
 
Job Title: Junior Software Sales Executive 
 
Languages: Excellent command of English language. 
 
Country: Kenya 
 
Job Category: Software Sales Executive
 
Job Type: Full Time

Job Outline: 
 
The Account Executive has the ultimate responsibility for building and executing the sales strategy required to maximize revenue growth across the entire breadth of his/her Account(s). 
Description: 
  • Achieve sales quotas for allocated sectors.
  • Develop a sales strategy in the allocated sectors with a target prospect list.
  • Work on Acquiring new Accounts and up selling in existing Account Understand the Business Drivers of the target sectors and map Versatel Systems solutions to enhance their business.
  • Identify Customer pain points and problems and propose appropriate Software solutions where ROI is clear.
  • Work with Customers in building Case Studies & ROI to show the value of applying Versatel Systems solutions.
  • Work with presales team in a Proactive mode in informing Customers about Versatel Systems Software solutions.
  • Do Account Management for prospect stakeholders.
  • Manage the assigned sector by providing sales call reports, sector analysis and accurate data within the sales and marketing database, accurate forecasting and sector insight.
  • Build a Database of prospects within the sectors key Decision makers and the solutions Versatel Systems can propose.
  • Being a trusted advisor to the customer by understanding their existing and future IT roadmap to drive assigned solution within the marketplace.
  • Promote, develop prospects and grow customer satisfaction within the assigned solution.
  • Arrange and conduct product demonstrations and presentations in conjunction with Pre-Sales.
  • Build knowledge of customers within allocated sector.
Qualifications:
  • Experience with Enterprise Software sales.
  • Proven successful Track Record of continuously over achieving sales quota.
  • Prove successful track record of Account Management.
  • Extensive high level Contacts within Financial Institutions, Travel, HR, Learning, Institutions, Pharmaceutical Institutions, Retail, Utilities, E-commerce, Media, Real Estate, Health & Manufacturing. 
  • Good Knowledge and understanding of the Software for above institutions purposes (drafting and design).
  • Previous experience in software sales is a big asset.
  • University graduate is a MUST.
Gender: Male or Female 
 
Education major: Minimum is a degree from a reputable institution.

Experience: 1 - 2 Years 
 
Salary (L.E.): Negotiable
 
How to apply
 
Send your application to careers@versatelsystems.co.ke indicating the position applied for on the subject of the email with current and expected salary on the body of the email. 
 
Applications not following above instructions WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
Dynamic People Consulting is recruiting an Account Manager for one of its clients, an IT Business Solutions provider. 

The Account Manager should have experience in government institutions. 

The incumbent will specifically be responsible for the following:

Manage product / service mix, pricing and margins according to agreed aims. 
 
Maintain and develop existing and new enterprise accounts/customers through appropriate propositions and ethical sales methods, and relevant internal liaison, to optimise quality of service, business growth, and customer satisfaction. 
 
Use customer and prospect contact activities tools and systems, and update relevant information held in these systems. 
 

Plan/carry out/support local marketing activities to agreed budgets and timescales, and integrate personal sales efforts with other organized marketing activities, e.g., product launches, promotions, advertising, exhibitions and telemarketing. 
 
Respond to and follow up sales enquiries using appropriate methods. 
 
Monitor and report on market and competitor activities and provide relevant reports and information. 
 
Host internal business reviews (determine attendees, establish agenda) to discuss, opportunities, challenges, threats and any relevant issues in regard to clients.
 
Develop and maintain vendor relationships that produce referral business opportunities

The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:
  • Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science or related field;
  • At least Four (4) years sales experience in providing solutions/product sales to Corporates is highly desired;
  • The ideal Candidates should possess Volume Licensing  Certifications
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Solutions /products is mandatory;
  • Excellent verbal and writing communication skills;
  • Polished presentation skills ;
  • Possess good business acumen;
  • Effective problem solving.
If you believe you qualify for this position, please apply for the position by uploading your CV to our website: www.dpckenya.com  under Vacancies.

Ladies are encouraged to apply.

Only qualified candidates shall be contacted

Position: Java Programmer / Developer

Location: 
Nairobi

Experience: 3 + years relevant experience in functional domain

Qualifications & Skills required

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in MIS/ Computer Science

Good working knowledge on PL, SQL & Linux.

A team player able to work with and through others.

 Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Define site objectives by analyzing user requirements; envisioning system features and functionality.
  • Design and develop user interfaces to internet/intranet applications by setting expectations and features priorities throughout development life cycle; determining design methodologies and tool sets; completing programming using languages and software products; designing and conducting tests.
  • Recommend system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives.
  • Integrating applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers.
  • Create multimedia applications by using authoring tools.
  • Complete applications development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; contributing to team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms.
  • Support users by developing documentation and assistance tools.
  • Update job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Required skills:
  • Core Java/J2SE / Java Applets
  • Knowledge of threading/concurrency
  • Knowledge of a Scripting language - Bash/Ruby/Shell/Python/Lua
  • Knowledge of j Unit /mocking tools
  • Proven experience of Test-Driven Development/Agile processes
  • Web Programming skills/ Web User Interface Design.
  • Software Requirements/ Software Development Process/ Object- Oriented Design (OOD).
  • Multimedia Content Development/ Software Debugging.
If qualified, kindly mail your applications to africajobs@dhanushinfotech.com

For more information about us, kindly visit our website atwww.dhanushinfotech.com

Position title: Director, Africa
 
Reports to: Director General, WWF International
 
Supervises: Senior Leadership Team of WWF Africa

I. Mission of the Department: 

To develop and lead WWF in Africa so that it is highly influential; is able to shape the sustainability agenda of Africa domestically and globally to deliver WWF’s global priorities; and plays a leadership role within the WWF network.
 
II. Major Functions:

Leads the strategic planning and future institutional development of WWF in Africa as the leading conservation INGO in Africa and enables the Africa offices to play a leading role in the WWF Network;
 
Provides thought leadership on key issues at the highest organisational level and manages key partnerships in and outside Africa such as Africa Development Bank, African Union, NEPAD, SADC and relevant Governments to ensure optimal communication and mutually beneficial relationships;
 

Builds strong and high-performing offices in Africa, and creates a culture of commitment and high standard of work ethics amongst all level of staff.

III. Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides overall direction and leadership in the implementation of the Africa vision 2020 and in developing and executing WWF strategic objectives and institutional vision in Africa to achieve the highest conservation impact and outcomes;
  • Further strengthens WWF’s profile, reputation and credibility in Africa and influences policies to achieve WWF’s global programme priorities;
  • Initiates and leads strategic partnerships with governments, corporate, civil society etc relevant to WWF’s institutional vision and global initiatives in Africa;
  • Ensures effective communications with WWF Network, governments, international organisations, other non-governmental organisations, industry and public to ensure strong profile of WWF and its activities, as well as leveraging opportunities between national, regional and global levels;
  • Ensures WWF in Africa has a solid long term development strategy and is financially strong to deliver on its conservation agenda;
  • Ensures Country Offices are effectively and efficiently managed in all key areas – conservation, operations, finance, HR, communication, marketing, fundraising, policy and partnerships;
  • Ensures the compliance of country offices in Africa with WWF International and WWF Network policies, standards and procedures, including the Compact;
  • Provides effective leadership and line management for all members of the senior leadership team at the Africa Secretariat and Programme, Subregional and Country offices;
  • Effectively leads, coordinates, manages and develops the senior management team and supports them in executing the strategy and managing talent and resources for WWF in Africa;
  • Builds a culture of performance, positivity, engagement, creativity and work ethics within all offices in Africa;
  • Leads staff effectively through creation of a shared vision ensuring all staff in Africa understand their contribution;
  • Perform other duties as requested by the WWF International Director General or his/her delegate.
IV. Profile:
 
Required Functional Skills:
  • At least 10 years professional experience in a leadership role with demonstrated success in leading national, regional or international organisations;
  • Proven knowledge and experience of the not-for-profit sector, preferably of environmental and/or developmental non-government organisations;
  • Experience working with and influencing government officials/ departments and other key stakeholders in Africa;
  • Good understanding of key conservation challenges in Africa and linkages with global priorities;
  • Proven track of leading and building an organisation;
  • Broad knowledge of operational issues and performance management, including the development and implementation of successful strategic Business Plans;
  • Advanced degree in Business Management, International Relations/Development or other related fields;
  • Exposure to and understanding of policy and partnership related work;
  • Knowledge of the WWF Network an advantage;
  • Excellent written and spoken English. French and any other African languages will be an added advantage.
Required Behavioural Skills:
  • A proven leader with the capability of growing an organisation’s impact and building future leadership and talent in the organization;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to represent an organization at a range of local and international fora, in the media and with the general public;
  • High level negotiation, collaborating and influencing skills and the capacity to develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels in the business, not-for-profit, scientific and political communities;
  • Have networks at the highest levels of Government and Business;
  • Very strategic and demonstrated experience in developing, implementing and evaluating strategic plans;
  • Track record of building organizational talent by nurturing performance culture and encouraging empowerment and delegation;
  • Decisive, courageous and resilient;
  • Passion for conservation and WWF’s mandate;
  • Committed to equal opportunity employment policies.
  • Experience and a good understanding of operating in different cultural environment and managing remote teams;
  • Ability to drive change and high performance;
  • Available to travel extensively;
  • Adheres to WWF’s values: Knowledgeable, Optimistic, Determined and Engaging.
V. Working Relationships:
 
Internal – Works closely with the Director General, SMT and other Unit Heads of WWF International. Interacts frequently with CEOs and SMTs of WWF National Organizations and participates in various network committees as appropriate.
 
External – Interacts creates and fosters links with leaders in governments, intergovernmental institutions, business and industry, NGOs, local communities, donors and other strategic partners within the Africa Region and globally as appropriate.
 
This job description covers the main tasks. 

Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

How to apply:

Email a cover letter and CV to int.recruitments@wwfint.org with the subject line Director, Africa 

Deadline for applications: 13th August 2013

WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce.
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) 

Deputy Chief of Party

Job Summary Overview: 

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) intends to recruit a Deputy Chief of Party to for a forthcoming health service delivery program in 1-2 regions in Kenya.

S/he will support the Chief of Party with overall strategic, programmatic, and technical direction to ensure successful project implementation. 

The Deputy Chief of Party will be based in Nairobi or Mombasa for the duration of the project.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Provide technical management to projects in the field, including providing guidance and oversight to project staff 
  • Work closely with the Chief of Party to oversee the development of the program’s activities and interventions at the county and sub-county levels to support integrated service delivery and addressing the social determinants of health in technical areas including HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning and tuberculosis, MNCH, and water and sanitation 
  • Support the development of annual work plans and contribute to reporting on technical and financial performance
  • Ensure that the program meets expected targets and deliverables
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree or higher in public health or related field 
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience managing and implementing complex, integrated health programs in resource-limited settings; experience in Kenya strongly preferred 
  • Strong knowledge of health issues in the Kenyan context, and experience providing technical assistance in areas including HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning, tuberculosis, and/or maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH), and/or other related technical areas
  • Experience managing and supporting U.S. Government-funded projects a plus
  • Proficiency in English is required; additional proficiency in local languages a plus
How to apply:

Please send all resumes to kenyarecruitment@pedaids.org

Closing date: 31 Aug 2013

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Finance & Grants Manager

Job Summary Overview: 

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) intends to recruit a Finance and Grants Manager for a forthcoming health service delivery program in 1-2 regions in Kenya.

S/he will oversee all aspects of the project’s financial and operations management. 

The Finance and Grants Manager will be based in Nairobi or Mombasa for the duration of the project.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee grant expenditures and the development of project budgets 
  • Prepare regular financial reports and ensure compliance with donor reporting requirements 
  • Ensure the integrity of partner administrative, financial, and human resource systems 
  • Provide financial data and analysis and perform other financial duties as needed to support project management
Required Qualifications
  • Advanced degree in public administration, business administration, management or related area
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in international development; experience in Kenya strongly preferred
  • Experience providing financial oversight to a U.S. Government-funded project with a budget of at least $10 million per year 
  • Knowledge of U.S. Government financial monitoring, regulations, reporting, and operating ethos, familiarity with USAID a plus 
  • Proven experience in supporting the full cycle of grants management activities from pre-award assessments, monitoring/compliance visits, and close-out procedures 
  • Familiarity with district health service and budget planning processes, and Kenya’s Health Sector Strategic Plans 
  • Capabilities and experience in the following preferred: direct sub-grants for implementation of health-related activities; system and procedure development for managing complex programs with many implementation sites, partners, and beneficiaries; county level quality improvement approaches; consultant and contractor supervision; transparent and competitive procurement processes; accounting and financial management software, and audits
  • Proficiency in English is required; additional proficiency in Kiswahili a plus
How to apply:

Please send all resumes to kenyarecruitment@pedaids.org

Closing date: 31 Aug 2013
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor


Job Summary Overview: 

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) intends to recruit a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor for a forthcoming health service delivery program in 1-2 regions in Kenya. 

S/he will work closely with the Chief of Party to design, implement, and oversee all monitoring, evaluation, and documentation activities for the project. 

The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Advisor will be based in Nairobi or Mombasa for the duration of the project.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the design and implementation of systems for providing routine M&E data feedback to partners and stakeholders 
  • Support project technical staff to develop and finalize project reports, query databases, review data, and assure data quality 
  • Ensure that the project is monitored in accordance with USAID technical programmatic and operational guidelines
  • Provide technical assistance to partners for the development of data collection tools, data management, and data analysis
Required Qualifications
  • Degree in Statistics/Biostatistics, demography, or other relevant field with background in statistics 
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in monitoring and evaluation in the international development context; experience in Kenya strongly preferred 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle large quantitative data sets, conduct data quality checks, analyze data using statistical packages, and contribute to reporting
  • Hands on experience at site level supporting data use and management 
  • High level of understanding of the national data reporting system in Kenya, and a strong understanding of USAID reporting requirements 
  • Thorough knowledge of MOH and donor online reporting systems 
  • Proficiency in English is required; additional proficiency in local languages a plus
How to apply:

Please send all resumes to kenyarecruitment@pedaids.org

Closing date: 31 Aug 2013

Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Technical Advisor


Job Summary Overview: 

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) intends to recruit a Technical Advisor for a forthcoming health service delivery program in 1-2 regions in Kenya. 

S/he will work closely with the Chief of Party and other project staff to provide technical expertise and management support for the design and implementation of project activities supporting integrated health service delivery and addressing the social determinants of health. 

The Technical Advisor will be based in Nairobi or Mombasa for the duration of the project.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Provide senior-level leadership, management, coordination, and technical guidance to implement and sustain comprehensive, integrated health service delivery activities at the county and sub-county levels 
  • Provide technical support and strengthen the capacity of project teams and partners to develop and implement key strategies 
  • Provide quality assurance in best practices for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis/HIV integration, reproductive health and family planning, MNCH, and/or malaria
Required Qualifications
  • MD, MPH, or similar degree/education required 
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in technical service delivery support, combination prevention activities, PMTCT, C&T, and/or MNCH; experience leading or supporting USAID-funded projects a plus 
  • 3-5 years of experience managing technical staff 
  • High level of understanding of the Kenyan context and the Kenyan health system 
  • Proficiency in English is required; additional proficiency in local languages a plus
How to apply:

Please send resumes to kenyarecruitment@pedaids.org.

Closing date: 31 Aug 2013

Republic of Kenya
 
County Government of Kwale
 
County Public Service Board
 
Vacancies
 
The Kwale County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under article 176 and County Government Act, 2012

1. County Chief Officers
 
(10 Posts)
 
In the following functional areas:
  • Finance and Economic Planning
  • Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
  • Water Services, Health Services & Environment, Sanitation
  • Education and Human Resource Development
  • County Decentralized Units and Urban Development
  • Tourism promotion, Information Communication & Technology
  • Land Mining and Natural Resources
  • Community Development, Youth, Women empowerment & Social Services
  • Industry, Trade and Investment
  • Physical Planning and infrastructure
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten years in the specific area.
  • Must possess strong analytical and communication skills and demonstrate thorough understanding of the functioning of this docket
  • Maintain vital leadership skills, such as determination, decisiveness, accountability and self-confidence
  • Requires strong self-discipline and managerial skills, as well as an equally strong spirit of teamwork and cooperation.
  • Computer proficiency.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in respect of exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member for:
  • The administration of a County department
  • Implementation of policies and development plans
  • Development and implementation of strategic plans
  • Formulate and implement effective programmes to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals
  • Promote national values and principles of governance and values and principles of public service.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the respective County Executive member.
Additional Requirements for County Chief Officer for Finance and Economic Planning
  • Must be a certified public Accountant
  • Candidates will have a Bachelor and Masters degree in business administration, finance or economics
  • Candidates will possess extensive experience and training within public finance
  • Progressive advancement and increased responsibility over the financial decision - making process in public finance.
  • Must be conversant with computerized accounting packages.
Terms of Service: Contract
 
Basic Salary - KShs 120,270 - 180,660 p.m. 

House Allowance - KShs 56,000 p.m. 

Commuter allowances - KShs 20,000 p.m.

2. Sub - County Administrators
 
Four (4) Posts
 
1. Matuga
 
2. Msambweni
 
3. Lunga-Lunga
 
4. Kinango
 
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Working experience of not less than ten years;
  • Have qualifications and knowledge in administration or management; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter Six of the Constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The Sub-County administrator shall be responsible to the respective chief officer for:
  • Coordinating the management and supervision of general administrative functions
  • Developing policies and plans
  • Ensuring Effective Service Delivery
  • Coordinating development activities to empower community
  • Providing and maintaining infrastructure and facilities of public services
  • Maintaining the County public service
  • Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in the development of policies and plans and delivery of service and
  • Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board
Terms of Service: Permanent and pensionable.
 
Basic Salary - KShs 89,748-120,270p.m.

House allowance - KShs 20,000.

Commuter allowance - KShs 14, 000p.m.
 
3. Ward Administrators
 
(20 Posts)
 
1. Kubo South 
2. Mwavumbo 
3. Kasemeni 
4. Kinango
5. Chengoni /Samburu
6. Waa
7. Puma
8. Vanga
9. Kinondo
10. Ndavaya
11. Mwereni
12. Ramisi
13. Mackinon Road
14. Mkongani
15. Pongwe/Kikoneni
16. Ukunda
17. Gombalo/Bongwe
18. Tiwi
19. Dzombo
20. Tsimba
 
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first diploma from a recognized institution, first degree is an added advantage.
  • Working experience of not less than five years;
  • Have qualifications and knowledge in administration or management; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter Six of the Constitution;
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The Ward Administrator shall be responsible to the sub - County Administrator for the following:
  • Coordinating, managing and supervising the general administrative functions in the Ward unit;
  • Developing policies and plans;
  • Ensuring effective service delivery;
  • Coordinating developmental activities to empower the community;
  • Providing and maintaining infrastructure and facilities of public service;
  • Managing the County Public Service in the ward.
  • Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in the development of policies and plans; and delivery of services
  • Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board.
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable.
 
Basic Salary - KShs 48, 190-65,290 p.m. 

House allowance - KShs 17, 000

Commuter allowance - KShs 8, 000 p.m.

4. Village Administrators
 
(60 Posts)
 
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Working experience of not less than three years;
  • Be a holder of at least a diploma, a first degree from a recognized University in Kenya is an added advantage.
  • Have qualifications and knowledge in administration or management; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter Six of the Constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The village administrator shall be responsible to the relevant Ward administrator for the following:
  • Coordinating, managing and supervising the general administrative functions in the Village.
  • Ensuring and coordinating the participation of the village unit in Governance.
  • Assisting the village unit to develop the administrative capacity for the effective exercise of its functions and powers and participation in governance at the local level and;
  • Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board.
Terms of service: Permanent and pensionable.
 
Basic Salary - KShs 35, 910 - 45,880 p.m. 

House allowance - KShs 15,000.

Commuter allowance - KShs 6,000p.m.

Important information to all applicants
 
The chief officers’ applicants must specify area of application and must have the relevant qualifications and experience.
 
Interested candidates should send their CV’s giving details of day time contacts, names and contacts of three referees; copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and identity Cards or Passport so as to be received by Monday 12th August, 2013.

All applications should be clearly marked “Application for the position of County ChiefOfficer(quote functional area)” or “Application for the post of Sub County Administrator” or “Application for the post of Ward Administrator”(specify whichever applies) on the envelope and submitted in any one of the following ways:

1. Hand delivered applications should be delivered to the County Secretary’s office.
 
2. Posted applications should be addressed to:
 
The County Public Service Board Secretary
County Government of Kwale
P.O. Box 4-80403,
Kwale.

The applicants should seek clearance from: - 
  1. Credit Reference Bureau, 
  2. Kenya Revenue Authority, 
  3. Higher Education Loans Board, 
  4. Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission, 
  5. Criminal Investigation Department.
Kwale County is an equal opportunity employer committed to values of inclusion and seeks diverse workforce.

Women, persons with disabilities and youth are particularly encouraged to apply.

Canvasing would lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

Victoria Tumaini
County Public Service Board Secretary

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