KCDF is Kenyan public foundation that supports community development initiatives across Kenya, through grant-making, capacity development, endowment building as well as resource mobilization.

Our areas of support cut across diverse development issues that affect vulnerable and marginalized communities, such as Food Security, Education, Youth, Children, The Girl Child, Community Asset Building, Policy and Advocacy among others, all in an effort to enable needy and marginalized communities to access their rights and realize livelihood opportunities. 

We place great emphasis on sustainability; not only of the interventions we support, but also in the values, principles and approaches to our business. 

KCDF is a perpetual Kenyan foundation and hence believes strongly in self reliance as a critical aspect of its work; hence achievement of impact and both local and international resource mobilization form a core part of our work.

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

KCDF is seeking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated individual to support the Monitoring & Evaluation function in a bid to improve its efficiency and effectiveness in demonstrating impact of its grantmaking and capacity development programmes. 

The right candidate for this position must be a highly motivated individual who is self- driven, and with the desire to fit in a team working environment under the supervision of the Programme Director. 

This position requires excellent planning and high personal organization skills.

Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Lead the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation functions  of KCDF as well as provide support to KCDF grantees in design and implementation of similar frameworks that improve their capacity  to measure their progress or challenges, as well as their ability to undertake documentation and reporting on outcomes of their projects.
  • Ensure internal adherence and partner’s proactive compliance with the Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation guidelines and policies of KCDF.
  • To provide technical backup support to the programme team in the development, adaptation, utilization and regular updating of M&E tools.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the M&E system, including support to programme officers in continued implementation of M&E tools and instruments.
  • Foster and coordinate partnerships for independent, external assessments to attain good quality, third-party evaluation studies.
Key qualifications:
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social sciences or development studies.
  • Prior experience with performance monitoring and evaluation for development programs, including developing performance indicators, data collection and analysis.
  • At least 5 years progressive experience in the development and implementation of Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation policies & processes in a multi sector    programme environment.
  • Skills and preferably experience with numerical methods and database management.
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player.
Applications by qualified candidates should be submitted only by Email to jobs@kcdf.or.ke attaching current resume and day time contacts of three referees to be received not later than  31st August 2013.

KCDF is an equal opportunity employer and only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
KCDF is Kenyan public foundation that supports community development initiatives across Kenya, through grant-making, capacity development, endowment building as well as resource mobilization.

Our areas of support cut across diverse development issues that affect vulnerable and marginalized communities, such as Food Security, Education, Youth, Children, The Girl Child, Community Asset Building, Policy and Advocacy among others, all in an effort to enable needy and marginalized communities to access their rights and realize livelihood opportunities. 

We place great emphasis on sustainability; not only of the interventions we support, but also in the values, principles and approaches to our business. 

KCDF is a perpetual Kenyan foundation and hence believes strongly in self reliance as a critical aspect of its work; hence achievement of impact and both local and international resource mobilization form a core part of our work.

Institutional Fundraising Officer

KCDF is seeking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated individual to support the Institutional Fundraising function within its programme development department. 

This position works very closely with the Programme Director in mobilizing institutional funding to support the mission and strategic goals of KCDF, specifically programme development funding. 

The holder of this position will be a key contributor to the growth of the programme funding portfolio; the day to day management of data and information of current and future donors to KCDF’s work; S/He must be able to accurately interpret KCDF’s strategic development goals and objectives, align them to the national development priorities and translate those ideas into resource mobilization opportunities. 

S/He must be proficient in proposal writing and a fast learner able to work in a highly technical team. 

Other roles and responsibilities are listed below:

Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Interpretation of the KCDF’s development goals and objectives into innovative fundraising opportunities
  • Coordinating concept and proposals development between the programme and other functions in KCDF e.g. finance and M&E
  • Proposals writing and development
  • Ensuring accurate and up-to date database is maintained of all the funders and contributors to KCDF work
  • Coordinating with the M&E function to ensure timely submission of donor reports as per the signed agreements with KCDF.
  • Working with KCDF’s Programme Director to grow the funding and to ensure sustainability of the work of KCDF with communities
Key qualifications required:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in relevant business or development studies. An advanced university degree is an added advantage
  • At least 5 years experience in project/programme development and implementation of economic and livelihoods initiatives targeting rural and urban communities.
  • Progressive experience in fundraising and resource mobilization with demonstrable success across various sectors of community development
  • Excellent communication, writing, interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Proven leadership, management, organizational and networking skills
  • Experience in grants making and multi donor arrangements is a key qualification
  • Ability to work in a team environment and to be flexible, versatile and open minded in contributing to other relevant organization goals and objectives.
Applications by qualified candidates should be submitted only by Email (jobs@kcdf.or.ke) attaching current resume and day time contacts of three referees to be received not later than 31st August 2013.

KCDF is an equal opportunity employer and only short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

Visit www.kcdf.or.ke for more information on the work of KCDF.
Kenya Airports Authority
 
Resident Civil / Structural Engineer

28 - Month Contract
 
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Project Civil / Structural Engineer, the job holder will undertake field construction, supervision and detailing.
 
Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of the Isiolo Passenger Terminal Building, Offices and Parking to ensure implementation as per the bills of quantities, set work plan and standards
  • Able to work independently
  • Responsible for design development, project management and site supervision; supervise works on site on behalf of the Project Civil/Structural Engineer
  • Co-ordinate the civil, structural and M&E works
  • Solve technical and construction issues of the site, improve the design works
  • Ensure all site works are of good quality and are in compliance with the contract drawings, specifications and approved drawings.
  • Assist the Project Civil/Structural Engineer in technical matters assigned
  • Carry out value engineering works where possible and advise the Project Manager and Civil/Structural Engineer from time to time
  • Provide civil/structural design solutions to minor works on site including temporary works to facilitate construction works on site
  • Ensures the maintenance and improvement of KAA QMS
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering from a recognized University
  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience including project site experience
  • Experience in commercial, office and high-rise buildings is preferred
  • Knowledge and application of engineering software, including Aut0CAD
  • Knowledge and application of MS Office and Excel is a must
  • Registration with the Engineers Registration Board.
  • Experience in developing bills of quantities, cost estimates and specifications.
  • Have knowledge of tender and contract documentation and administration.
  • Must possess good Communication and report writing skills
How to apply
 
Interested candidates are required to submit an application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and other testimonials on or before 30th August 2013 to the address below quoting reference on the envelop RE-ISIOLO/AUG/2013
 
The Managing Director
Kenya Airports Authority
P,O Box 19001-00501
Nairobi
 
Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
 
“Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.”

Kenya Airport Authority
 
Clerk of Works - Building & Civil Works 

(28 - Month Contract)
 
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Project Manager, the job holder will undertake field construction supervision.
 
Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of the Isiolo Passenger Terminal Building, Offices and Parking to ensure implementation as per the bills of quantities, set work plan and standards
  • Collection of field data for analysis
  • Assist in drafting preliminary drawings towards detailed design for various aspects of the project
  • Assist in preparation of draft tender specifications and scope of works as may be assigned, for appointment of Nominated Sub-contractors
  • Liaise with Project Manager and Engineers on preparation of project progress reports to track project status
  • Provide secretarial services during site meetings and maintain records of the same.
  • Maintain project documents for record and further action
  • Ensures the maintenance and improvement of KAA QMS
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in major building and civil engineering works as a Clerk of Works
  • Knowledge and application of architectural and engineering software, including ArchiCAD and/or AutoCAD; knowledge of both will be a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge and application of MS Office and Excel is a must
How to apply
 
Interested candidates are required to submit an application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates and other testimonials on or before 30th August 2013 to the address below quoting reference on the envelop CoW-ISIOLO/AUG/2013
 
The Managing Director
Kenya Airports Authority
P.O Box 19001-00501
Nairobi
 
Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
 
“Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.”
Team Leader 

Security Sector Reform, Kenya 

About DAI


DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. 

Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including security and justice reform, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. 

Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Objective of the project

DAI is anticipating a donor-funded Security Sector Reform programme in Kenya, focused on community policing and gender policing. 

Scope of Work

Working closely with the donor and relevant Ministries in the Government of Kenya and county government bodies, the Team Leader will play a key role in setting the vision for this programme, building and managing relationships with high level programme stakeholders, and facilitating dialogue between both state and non state actors. 


He/she will hold ultimate responsibility for delivering results through the programme, through overseeing inputs and managing a team of local and international experts. 

In consultation with all the key stakeholders, the team leader together with the wider team will identify and develop options to improve capacity and accountability of security and justice providers (state and non state) to respond to community needs and the specific needs of women and girls.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide strategic vision to the programme
  • Provide leadership and direction to all programme deliverables
  • Build and manage strong working relationships with high level government officials
  • Act as primary relationship holder and liaison with donor, with overall responsibility for programme reporting
  • Lead programme networking and institutional outreach
  • Ensure quality of the programme delivery through management and mentoring of national and international team members
  • With substantial support from the Operations and Finance Manager, ensure project finances and management practices are in compliance with DAI and donor contractual rules and regulations
  • Direct and collaborate with programme partners on issues of overall programme strategy and implementation
  • Lead in innovative and best practice approaches to Security Reform
  • Primary point of contact with DAI Head Office on programme, implementation, personnel, and budget issues
  • Ensure quality delivery of reports and their timely submission
Required Key Skills & Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in social science, criminal law, police & investigations, or a related field
  • 10 years or more of experience in international development, with at least 5 years providing advisory services to key police sector institutions and host Government partners or equivalent
  • Previous Team Leader experience on a complex, multi-million donor funded programme
  • Strong understanding of community policing models
  • Senior Level experience in a police force or service, highly desirable
  • Experience in managing successful security sector strengthening efforts in the areas of community policing and gender-responsive policing
  • Long-term field experience and strong understanding of security reform, preferably in Kenya and the region
  • Demonstrable experience in integrating gender into security reform programs
  • Proven track record in developing and maintaining relationships with high level government officials
  • Programme strategy development experience, including work planning and activity budgeting
  • Familiarity with Project Management tools and monitoring (milestone planning, logframes, etc.)
  • Experience in managing international and national teams from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Strong skill set in reporting and monitoring and evaluation
  • Long-term experience working with donors such as DFID, UNDP, World Bank
  • Strong skill set in reporting, finance, budgeting and monitoring and evaluation
  • Strong track record in providing strategic leadership, managing change and implementing innovative approaches
  • Demonstrated excellent programme report writing skills in English required
How to apply:

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH13/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&rid=980

Programme Start Date: End 2013 

Programme Duration: 3 – 4 years
Security and Gender Expert 

Security Sector Reform, Kenya 

About DAI

DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. 

Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including security and justice reform, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. 

Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Objective of the project

DAI is anticipating a donor-funded Security Sector Reform programme in Kenya, focused on community policing and gender policing for women and girls, men and boys. 

Scope of work

The Security and Gender Expert will 


1) support the development of community policing programmes and mechanisms which benefit women and girls and 

2) ensure that women and girls are central to implementation plans. 

He/she will design and implement programmes related to gender-based policing initiatives. 

Under the direction of the Team Leader, and in collaboration with the M&E Expert, the Expert will develop appropriate indicators and evaluation tools to improve policing access to women. 

The Security and Gender Expert is a long-term position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the Technical Team to successfully implement a gender-focused strategy across the programme that includes women and girls, men and boys
  • Participate in the design of program interventions and activities, in order to ensure that gender-specific activities are integrated in wider programmatic objectives such as community policing
  • Ensure that relevant women’s issues are addressed and women are included in the dialogue with stakeholders
  • Assist in the establishment of M&E mechanisms and tools in gender-based policing
  • Develop verifiable indicators to monitor the impact of the program on access to justice for women and girls
  • Provide written periodic progress reports to the Team Leader on community policing
  • Organise and lead periodic seminars on current gender-based policing (as appropriate)
  • Coordinate the recruitment effort for short-term gender assistance, as needed
  • Develop and lead a detailed gender analysis during the design phase, including the  process of  gathering and analysing of gender data, and overseeing surveys and assessments among targeted women
  • Act as an advocate for women’s participation in policing reforms through frequent dialogue with national and local level stakeholders
Required Key Skills & Qualifications:
  • Minimum a Bachelors’ degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience as gender advocator, experience in gender policing highly advantageous
  • Experience in designing appropriate interventions to meet project goals assisting women
  • Experience in working in Justice Reform, Security Sector Reform, Community Empowerment, Voice and Accountability with a strong focus on Gender (women and girls, men and boys)
  • Understanding of the gender context in Kenya
  • Knowledge of international donor-funded projects and international non-governmental organizations in Africa
  • Proven practice in integrating gender into justice reform programs
  • Experience working in ethnically-diverse contexts
  • Experience working with the police and implementing community policing projects is highly advantageous
  • Able to demonstrate experience working on gender based violence programs
  • Strong skill set in reporting, monitoring and evaluation
  • Practical knowledge of DFID, UNDP, World Bank projects
  • East Africa experience is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English is essential
Application Deadline: 30th September 2013

Programme Start date: End 2013 

Programme Duration: 3 – 4 years

Monitoring and Evaluation Expert 

Security Sector Reform, Kenya 

About DAI


DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. 

Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including security and justice reform, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. 

Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Objective of the project

DAI is anticipating a donor-funded Security Sector Reform programme in Kenya, focused on community policing and gender policing. 

Scope of work

The M&E Expert will support the development of an M&E methodology and framework linked to the Implementation Phase workplan that enables effective monitoring of the Programme. 


The M&E advisor will also work with other programme Technical Experts to improve national and county-level security sector reporting mechanisms, feeding into national-level reporting and supporting budget requests by sector institutions. 

The M&E expert will also be responsible for liaising closely international standards and thought-leaders with regards to indicator development, as well as working with other Technical Experts to provide advice on the development of locally-owned indicators to drive performance improvement within county level governments institutions.  

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure effective integration of M&E into all programme activities
  • Lead the development and implementation of a results-based M&E methodology and framework for the CSJP
  • Build effective management information systems to support the monitoring of programme results
  • Work with programme partners, to undertake baseline and follow up surveys of community policing sector as required to obtain M&E data
  • Support the programme to guide security sector institutions, both individually and jointly, on using M&E information (both results achieved and future targets) to improve the quality of budget submission to the Ministry of Finance, and hence increase funds allocated to sector priorities
  • Provide oversight and expertise to the development of locally-owned indicators to drive performance improvement within state criminal justice institutions
  • Input into the independent mid-term and end of programme evaluations
  • Ensure timely reporting on progress against agreed results to DFID
Required Key Skills & Qualifications:
  • Strong monitoring and evaluation background, including a clear understanding on the growing innovations in M&E in the governance sector
  • Excellent experience and ability to developing monitoring and evaluation frameworks in large, complex donor funded programmes
  • Working knowledge of the security Sector, preferably in Kenya and/ or the sub-region
  • Strong project management and team management experience is desirable
  • Long-term overseas experience working with donors such as DFID, UNDP, World Bank
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English is essential
  • An advanced degree in finance, business administration, economics, public administration, or other relevant field
Application Deadline: 30th September

Programme Start date: End 2013 

Programme Duration: 3 – 4 years

Community Security and Justice Specialist

Security Sector Reform, Kenya 

About DAI


DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. 

Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including security and justice reform, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. 

Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Objective of the project

DAI is anticipating a donor-funded Security Sector Reform programme in Kenya, focused on community policing and gender policing. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise to the design and implementation of the programme’s approach to supporting and developing national community policing mechanisms, including working with national level and community level enablers
  • Under the direction of the Team Leader, oversee planning and delivery to achieve results in community policing working closely with colleagues to ensure a coherent and linked approach
  • Identify and develop programme activities to support linkages between formal and traditional security and justice mechanisms, applying innovative approaches to increasing access to justice for women and girls in selected regions
  • Contribute emerging, global thinking in security reform through non-state actors and traditional/ informal mechanisms
  • Ensure that women and girls are central to the programme strategy 
  • With the M&E Advisor, work with the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor to develop appropriate indicators and evaluation tools for improving access for women and girls
  • Lead relationship with programme’s community policing partners, including oversight of community-level engagement and pilots
Required Key Skills & Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in law or social sciences
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in international development, with at least 5 years working in community policing, informal Justice and with non-state actors
  • Long-term overseas experience in Africa required, preferably in Kenya and the sub-region 
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with and advising Senior officials
  • Experience and expertise in working with non-state actors in the security sector
  • Demonstrated experience in programme planning, including basic activity budgeting and projections for staffing and financial needs
  • Demonstrable ability to work within a multi-cultural team
  • Experience working with donors such as DFID, UNDP, World Bank required
  • Experience in working in challenging operating environments and fragile states will be an advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills required
How to Apply:

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH13/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&rid=978

Programme Start Date: End of 2013

Programme Duration:  
3 – 4 years

Deadline for Application: 30th September 2013

Community Facilitators 

Security Sector Reform, Kenya 

About DAI


DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining technical excellence, professional project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. 

Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including security and justice reform, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. 

Clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and host-country governments.

Objective of the project

DAI is anticipating a donor-funded Security Sector Reform programme in Kenya, focused on community policing and gender policing. 

Scope of work

The Community Facilitators will be an integral part of the Programme team, working in close conjunction with the core team to provide a nuanced, culturally-sensitive understanding of the Kenyan context, facilitate introductions to relevant stakeholders at the county and community levels, and organise, conduct and report on field research and assessments.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organise, carry out and report on research, assessments and consultants at a county and community level, as required
  • Facilitate introductions and build strong working relationships with relevant local stakeholders, including attendance of forums and meetings
  • Provide support to the organisation of programme meetings and workshops
  • Undertake regular duty travel as necessary to monitor and supervise the work of pilots and partner organisations
  • Assist in administrative and financial tasks, as required
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned
Experience:
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in Kenya
  • Knowledge of the security sector will be an added advantage
  • Strong knowledge about community issues and political structures in Kenya
  • Experience of working with women and girls and/ or gender mainstreaming
  • Experience in capacity building of local communities including women and girls and proven experience in working with local community groups
  • Capacity to work primarily through networking and capacity building activities with effective volunteer management
  • Experience working on large, donor funded programmes would be an asset
  • Track record in reporting and writing to donors
  • Past experience in planning and carrying out research and assessments in Kenya
Required Key Skills & Qualifications:
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, local leaders, CSO’s, local groups, volunteers and external constituents
  • Excellent event and time management skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects in a fast paced, results oriented environment
  • Excellent administrative and computer skills including proficiency with MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Ability to proactively identify and solve problems
  • Strong skills in written and oral communication
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter with demonstrated ability to support a team oriented environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times demonstrating use of discretion and sound judgment
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and work independently as required
  • Willing to travel to provinces periodically
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent command of the English language
How to apply:

http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH13/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DAINC&cws=1&rid=1043

Start date: End 2013 

Duration:  3 – 4 years 

Deadline for Application: 30th September 2013

SasaHivi Media Ltd ('Sasa Hivi' means in Kiswahili 'right now') was founded in 2003 in Nairobi, Kenya by a group of long time experienced Multimedia, PR and IT professionals. 

So, as SasaHivi Media Ltd as a company is relatively young, the experience brought together in it, is very sophisticated. 

SasaHivi Media Ltd is all about bringing the best of Technology (Media and Internet) together with the best of Culture (Design, Content creation and Publishing).

Marketing / Sales Executive
Primary responsibilities

  • Dealing with the marketing requirements of SasaHivi Media Ltd and it's clients
  • Contributing to and developing marketing plans and strategies to meet organizational objectives.
  • Implementing the company's marketing plan and executing the delivery of approved strategies.
  • Evaluating customer research, market conditions, competitor data and marketing campaigns.
  • Managing correspondence with media and advertising outlets.
  • Writing and distributing press releases.
  • Managing the production of marketing materials, involving writing and proofreading copy and liaising with designers and printers.
  • Arranging for the effective distribution of marketing materials.
  • Generating of regular marketing and sales reports to the management.
  • Selling the services and products of SasaHivi Media Ltd.
Requirements
  • Education and degree(s) in disciplines related to the primary responsibilities.
  • Experience of working in the field of marketing streaming and interactive media.
  • Creativity in developing workable solutions.
  • Ability to express in good spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  • Attention to detail, customer-service orientation and creativity in problem-solving.
  • Ability to work in a team and to communicate in a clear way.
  • Ability to meet sales targets.
Interested?

If you feel you are the right person for this job please e-mail us your CV & work references to: jobs@sasahivi.com.

Closing date: 21st August 2013
SasaHivi Media Ltd ('Sasa Hivi' means in Kiswahili 'right now') was founded in 2003 in Nairobi, Kenya by a group of long time experienced Multimedia, PR and IT professionals. 

So, as SasaHivi Media Ltd as a company is relatively young, the experience brought together in it, is very sophisticated. 

SasaHivi Media Ltd is all about bringing the best of Technology (Media and Internet) together with the best of Culture (Design, Content creation and Publishing).

Web / Mobile Applications Developer

Primary responsibilities

  • Create standalone and cross-over software and databases for websites, online and mobile applications.
  • Ensure that the layout of the projects are accessible and logical; recommend improvements if necessary.
  • Build the technical side of websites and applications using technologies that conform to international standards and make sure that they are universally accessible. The ability to work with current Content Management Systems is a must.
  • Perform maintenance and updates to existing projects when requested by clients.
  • Provide training on maintenance and update procedures to clients who choose to take charge of their own websites and applications.
Requirements
  • Education and degree(s) in disciplines related to the primary responsibilities.
  • Experience of working in a internet and mobile applications developing environment.
  • Experience in developing cross-over applications between internet and mobile technologies.
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, XML, CSS, HTML, PHP, MySQL, JAVA, ASP.
  • Experience with cross-browser and cross-platform issues.
  • Ability to express in good spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  • Attention to detail, customer-service orientation, and creativity in problem-solving.
  • Ability to work in a team and to communicate in a clear way to provide training to clients and  staff.
  • Superior knowledge of current online trends and techniques, a strong online portfolio and experience with web database solutions.
Interested?
 
If you feel you are the right person for this job please e-mail us your CV & work references to: jobs@sasahivi.com.

Closing date: 21st August 2013

SasaHivi Media Ltd ('Sasa Hivi' means in Kiswahili 'right now') was founded in 2003 in Nairobi, Kenya by a group of long time experienced Multimedia, PR and IT professionals. 

So, as SasaHivi Media Ltd as a company is relatively young, the experience brought together in it, is very sophisticated. 

SasaHivi Media Ltd is all about bringing the best of Technology (Media and Internet) together with the best of Culture (Design, Content creation and Publishing).
 
Web / Graphic Designer

Primary responsibilities

  • Create design prototypes, including graphic design and layout of content, for digital and print media.
  • Ensure that the layout of the content is accessible and logical; recommend improvements if necessary.
  • Create visual concepts that match the content and the image wanted by the clients and ensure that interactive media (like websites) are easy to navigate.
  • Build websites using technologies that conform to international standards and make sure that they are universally accessible. The ability to work with current Content Management Systems is a must.
  • Perform maintenance and updates to existing websites when requested by clients.
  • Provide training on maintenance and update procedures to clients who choose to take charge of their own websites.
Requirements
  • Education and degree(s) in disciplines related to the primary responsibilities.
  • Experience of working in a communications / public relations environment is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of digital imaging and illustration with Photoshop, Fireworks, Indesign and Illustrator.
  • Knowledge of the common print media formats
  • Knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, PHP, MySQL, HTML and Flash.
  • Knowledge of Content Management Systems like Joomla and Wordpress.
  • Knowledge of design for mobile devices.
  • Experience with cross-browser and cross-platform issues (IE, Firefox, Chrome, etc.)
  • Experience with File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Ability to express in good spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  • Attention to detail, customer-service orientation and creativity in problem-solving.
  • Ability to work in a team and to communicate in a clear way.
  • Superior knowledge of current web-design trends and techniques and a strong online portfolio.
Interested?
 
If you feel you are the right person for this job please e-mail us your CV & work references to: jobs@sasahivi.com

Closing date: 21st August 2013

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