Job Advert: Entrepreneurship / ICT Trainer - Nakuru Centre
 
CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya, is supported by MasterCard Foundation, was established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth in the society with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures. 

The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support. 

About the position 
 

The incumbent will be posted in Nakuru Centre as an Entrepreneurship/IT Trainer. He/she must have basic ICT Skills. The right candidate must be self-driven and must work with minimal Supervision. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • We are looking for people who have pride, passion and energy, but mostly love TEACHING.
  • Take responsibility for the quality of teaching delivered.
  • Guidance and skills development to ensure that standards are maintained and improved.
  • To act as a personal tutor to CAP students.
  • Developing, customizing and Delivering Entrepreneurship curriculum.
  • Assist students get internships and placements.
  • Link the youth with potential employers.
  • Adequately equipping the students with Entrepreneurial skills.
  • Assist in the design and preparation of materials, resources and information to be used in respect of program delivery.
  • Carry out monitoring, guidance, support and mentoring of the learners and take action as required.
Skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle diverse tasks simultaneously using prioritization.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and motivational skills.
  • Excellent Presentation skills.
  • Dynamism, creativity and flexibility.
  • Networking skills a must.
  • Must be flexible.
Requirements
  • One (1) year working experience.
  • Aged 26 - 33 years.
  • Must have Entrepreneurship background.
  • Must have ICT Skills.
  • Must be mature and with the right attitude.
  • Must have passion of working with young people.
  • Past experience working with NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated Experience in transferring Entrepreneurship knowledge.
  • Degree in Entrepreneurship/Business or related field.
How to apply 
 
To express interest in this opportunity, send your CV to hrcapyei@gmail.com by 30th August 2013.

Cover letter should be pasted on the body of the email and not as an attachment. 

Applicants are required to quote their current and expected salary. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Position Title: Project Coordinator
 
Location: FaIDA Field Office, Alinjugur
 
Reports To: Head of Programs & Operation
 
Department: Coordination / Management
 
Length of Assignment: 5 Months renewable
 
Family Status: Non family duty station


Job Purpose:
 
The Project Coordinator will have an overall responsibility for the planning, management, operation, coordination and regular monitoring of the projects at the field level to ensure smooth implementation of all project activities including development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as strengthening the technical capacity of the project team members. 

The Project Coordinator will ensure that the Projects and activities are executed according to generally accepted international humanitarian standards (e.g. SPHERE guidelines, UNHCR Code of conduct, Red Cross Code of Conduct, WHO guidelines).
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Provide programmatic guidance and operational support for field activities and coordinate FaIDA environmental restoration and livelihood recovery projects in both the host community and Refugee interventions
  • Provide programmatic guidance and operational support for field activities and coordinate FaIDA WASH intervention in Kambioos Refugee camp in collaboration with Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
  • Develop and nurture a clear understanding of the programme of work throughout FaIDA Dadaab Programme and device projects that promote drought coping and adaptation among local communities as well as peace building among communities
  • Proposal writing and fundraising and donor reporting
  • Ensure that project interventions are in line with humanitarian principles and code of conduct for Humanitarian agencies.
  • Project management: Ensuring achievement of objectives in time and within agreed budget, following donor requirements and ensuring effective teamwork as well as coordination of all field activities and ensuring security and employee performance and supervision.
  • Carry out monitoring and evaluation and project reporting to ensure the projects meets quality standards and donor criteria.
  • Advice on decision making regarding project implementation and budget management.
  • Safeguarding program quality; maintaining an overview of the programme and evaluating the quality of work and results; Handling and monitoring the project process for the design through contracts and final reports.
  • Promoting counterpart’s quality of work; Monitoring and administering counterpart’s quality of work; accompanying and giving direction to counterparts so that they improve on their quality.
  • Networking with other agencies/government involved in similar programs and attend relevant network/coordination meeting both at national and local levels.
Coordination/Representation:
  • Act as the agency focal point in the inter-agency meetings and coordination in the Environment and WASH clusters and other inter-agency meetings in Dadaab.
  • Develop, nurture and sustain relationships with relevant stakeholders including the local Government departments, donors, NGOs and other agencies working in Kambi oos; 
  • Represent FaIDA in relevant sector clusters or other coordination mechanisms; 
  • Promote learning based on projects objectives and activities and ensure documentation and sharing of learning with all stakeholders; 
  • Comply with FaIDA policies and practices with respect to environment, child protection and security procedures and behave at all times in a manner which positively promotes FaIDA and its work, and actively maintain FaIDA acceptance within the camp.
Information and Knowledge Management:
  • Maintain good inter-team communications and initiate good team dynamics.
  • Ensure all new team members are adequately briefed on arrival in the field, and departing team members are debriefed.
  • Ensure the development of individual work plan and implement the FaIDA individual performance evaluation system.
Finance and Reporting:
  • As a budget holder, ensure that all the financial and logistical procedures are followed
  • Produce regular budget forecast.
  • Ensure regular tracking of projects expenditure and budget review
  • Produce quality weekly and monthly narrative reports that comply with the donor requirements and ensure reports and submitted in a timely manner
  • Keep the Head of Programs & Operation informed on progress of planned activities and any challenges or interruption to implementation that may arise
Security:
  • Ensure the compliance to security procedures.
  • Produce regular weekly security sitrep
  • Proactively monitor the political and security situation in the project areas and respond accordingly
Minimum Qualifications/ Requirements and Experience

Essential
  • Minimum 6 years experience in project management
  • Minimum of four years responsibility for project management including budget follow up and control
  • Experience of working within the context of emergency relief and in hardship areas
  • Past experience working with a humanitarian organization (UN or INGO), working in diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Computer literacy in MS office and Internet packages
  • Dynamism, high level of motivation Capacity to work under pressure and in humanitarian crisis situations
  • Good capacity to interact with variety of local stakeholders (teams members, host communities, refugees, etc…)
  • Ability to live in difficult conditions (major security constraints, common compound with all staff, restricted movements and limited access to medical facilities).
  • Degree in developmental studies, social Community Development, Project Management or equivalent
  • Good organizational skills / capacity to prioritize
Complementary:
  • Masters Degree in any of the above stated will be of advantage
  • Experience in developing and implementing trainings
Application Process:
 
If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV indicating your salary history and 3 referees with their current contacts by email to recruitment@faidakenya.org  so as to reach on or before 31st August, 2013 5.00pm. 

The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Project coordinator position”

Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.

Any kind of lobbying on behalf of applicants or canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.


Note: If you have already applied don't apply again
Position Title: Project Coordinator
 
Location: FaIDA Field Office, Alinjugur
 
Reports To: Head of Programs & Operation
 
Department: Coordination / Management
 
Length of Assignment: 5 Months renewable
 
Family Status: Non family duty station


Job Purpose:
 
The Project Coordinator will have an overall responsibility for the planning, management, operation, coordination and regular monitoring of the projects at the field level to ensure smooth implementation of all project activities including development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as strengthening the technical capacity of the project team members. 

The Project Coordinator will ensure that the Projects and activities are executed according to generally accepted international humanitarian standards (e.g. SPHERE guidelines, UNHCR Code of conduct, Red Cross Code of Conduct, WHO guidelines).
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Provide programmatic guidance and operational support for field activities and coordinate FaIDA environmental restoration and livelihood recovery projects in both the host community and Refugee interventions
  • Provide programmatic guidance and operational support for field activities and coordinate FaIDA WASH intervention in Kambioos Refugee camp in collaboration with Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
  • Develop and nurture a clear understanding of the programme of work throughout FaIDA Dadaab Programme and device projects that promote drought coping and adaptation among local communities as well as peace building among communities
  • Proposal writing and fundraising and donor reporting
  • Ensure that project interventions are in line with humanitarian principles and code of conduct for Humanitarian agencies.
  • Project management: Ensuring achievement of objectives in time and within agreed budget, following donor requirements and ensuring effective teamwork as well as coordination of all field activities and ensuring security and employee performance and supervision.
  • Carry out monitoring and evaluation and project reporting to ensure the projects meets quality standards and donor criteria.
  • Advice on decision making regarding project implementation and budget management.
  • Safeguarding program quality; maintaining an overview of the programme and evaluating the quality of work and results; Handling and monitoring the project process for the design through contracts and final reports.
  • Promoting counterpart’s quality of work; Monitoring and administering counterpart’s quality of work; accompanying and giving direction to counterparts so that they improve on their quality.
  • Networking with other agencies/government involved in similar programs and attend relevant network/coordination meeting both at national and local levels.
Coordination/Representation:
  • Act as the agency focal point in the inter-agency meetings and coordination in the Environment and WASH clusters and other inter-agency meetings in Dadaab.
  • Develop, nurture and sustain relationships with relevant stakeholders including the local Government departments, donors, NGOs and other agencies working in Kambi oos; 
  • Represent FaIDA in relevant sector clusters or other coordination mechanisms; 
  • Promote learning based on projects objectives and activities and ensure documentation and sharing of learning with all stakeholders; 
  • Comply with FaIDA policies and practices with respect to environment, child protection and security procedures and behave at all times in a manner which positively promotes FaIDA and its work, and actively maintain FaIDA acceptance within the camp.
Information and Knowledge Management:
  • Maintain good inter-team communications and initiate good team dynamics.
  • Ensure all new team members are adequately briefed on arrival in the field, and departing team members are debriefed.
  • Ensure the development of individual work plan and implement the FaIDA individual performance evaluation system.
Finance and Reporting:
  • As a budget holder, ensure that all the financial and logistical procedures are followed
  • Produce regular budget forecast.
  • Ensure regular tracking of projects expenditure and budget review
  • Produce quality weekly and monthly narrative reports that comply with the donor requirements and ensure reports and submitted in a timely manner
  • Keep the Head of Programs & Operation informed on progress of planned activities and any challenges or interruption to implementation that may arise
Security:
  • Ensure the compliance to security procedures.
  • Produce regular weekly security sitrep
  • Proactively monitor the political and security situation in the project areas and respond accordingly
Minimum Qualifications/ Requirements and Experience

Essential
  • Minimum 6 years experience in project management
  • Minimum of four years responsibility for project management including budget follow up and control
  • Experience of working within the context of emergency relief and in hardship areas
  • Past experience working with a humanitarian organization (UN or INGO), working in diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Computer literacy in MS office and Internet packages
  • Dynamism, high level of motivation Capacity to work under pressure and in humanitarian crisis situations
  • Good capacity to interact with variety of local stakeholders (teams members, host communities, refugees, etc…)
  • Ability to live in difficult conditions (major security constraints, common compound with all staff, restricted movements and limited access to medical facilities).
  • Degree in developmental studies, social Community Development, Project Management or equivalent
  • Good organizational skills / capacity to prioritize
Complementary:
  • Masters Degree in any of the above stated will be of advantage
  • Experience in developing and implementing trainings
Application Process:
 
If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV indicating your salary history and 3 referees with their current contacts by email to recruitment@faidakenya.org  so as to reach on or before 31st August, 2013 5.00pm. 

The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Project coordinator position”

Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.

Any kind of lobbying on behalf of applicants or canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.


Note: If you have already applied don't apply again
Job Advert: Data Entry (Quotations)

Company Profile

A leading  pharmaceutical company in west lands seeks to recruit a highly qualified and experienced individual for the above mentioned position.

Main Purpose of the job

Punching in orders

Assisting in the LPO and quotation processes

Required Qualifications

  • Should have worked in a pharmacy.
  • Familiar with drugs
  • Computer literate
  • Should have worked in a very busy environment.
Key Competencies
  • Ability to handle pressure
  • Ability to keep time
  • Excellent interpersonal and  communication  skills
  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Strong team player
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Exceptional customer care skills
Salary: KShs 30,000 gross

Send your CV ONLY to hr@harleysltd.com by COB 21st August 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Organization
 
Finlays is a vertically integrated and geographically diversified agri-business that takes a leadership role in sustainability. The group has established itself as a reliable, responsible, innovative and sustainable producer with a deep knowledge and passion for its products.

Sustainability is pivotal to the group’s success and it lies at the heart of what Finlays does and stands for.

Finlays is Kenya’s largest agricultural export group employing over 21,000 people and annually exporting over 300 million stems of flowers, 7 million kilos of vegetables, 26 million kilos of black tea and 3 million kilos of tea extract. 

The organisation is geographically located in Nairobi, Naivasha, Kericho, Mt. Kenya and Mombasa and works with 1,200 vegetable out growers and 10,000 tea out growers.
 

We invite applications for the position of HR & Services Managerwhich has arisen in our Tea Extracts division in Kericho.
 
The Job
 
Reporting to the General Manager and functionally to the Human Resource Director, the Human Resource and Services Manager will assist with the implementation of various human resource initiatives in order to improve the organizational results. 

The role also covers general administration i.e. security, payroll. 

Key responsibilities include amongst others:
  • Managing ongoing changes as relates to people management
  • Implementing Human Resource Strategies, Policies and Procedures
  • Reviewing and developing short and medium range staffing plans
  • Responsible for effective management of industrial relations in liaison with departmental heads.
  • Responsible for staff welfare programs i.e. housing, PPE provisions etc at the Tea Extracts factory.
  • Assisting management with the implementation of an agreed performance management system and ensure that staff objectives are clearly defined and are in line with the performance management framework. In addition, champion and implement high performance people management practices to meet business objectives.
  • Managing, maintaining and regularly updating the job descriptions for various positions at the factory
  • Dealing with all the security matters within the factory in liaison with Security Officer
  • Ensuring contractors attached to factory are performing their duties as per terms defined in their respective contracts.
  • Assist in managing day to day payroll operations at the factory.
The Person
 
The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications / competencies;
  • Bachelor’s degree with a post graduate qualification in Human Resource Management
  • 3 years relevant experience as an HR generalist
  • Good working knowledge of the Kenyan Labour laws
  • Good organisational and negotiation skills
  • Innovative particularly in solving business problems and decision making.
  • Strong relationship-building and change management skills with demonstrated ability to establish credibility throughout the organisation through strong communication skills, HR expertise and a good understanding of the business of the organisation.
How to Apply
 
Those who fulfil the above requirements should address their applications attaching relevant certificates and testimonials to the undersigned giving a reliable telephone contact not later 23 August 2013.

Human Resource Director
James Finlays (Kenya) Limited
P O Box 223 - 20200, 
Kericho
 
Email: careers@finlays.co.ke

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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