Job Title: Social Franchise Coordinator - Tupange Project

Reports to: Senior Technical Advisor - Private Sector KURHI / Tupange

Workstation: Mombasa, with frequent field travel within the region

Contract Type: Fixed Term – Up to 31st December 2014

Salary: KShs. 75,000 Gross Salary     

Position Objectives:

Provide business management support to the TUPANGE franchisees within the designated region, based from Mombasa.

Coordinate CHW supervisors to ensure the integrity of  promotional activities according to TUPANGE’s marketing/communication strategy and CHW work plans

Assist Clinical Quality and Training activities for all TUPANGE franchisees within the designated region


Facilitate networking of TUPANGE with local authorities and partnering organization in the designated region

Key Responsibilities

Regional Supervision
  • Identify and recommend solutions to problems in the assigned regions that interfere with franchisee business development, clinical quality and any other TUPANGE objective
  • Assist in designing and implementing formal franchisee training for the designated region
  • Facilitate forum for direct exchange with peer groups involved in SRH sector and/or social franchising (as part of the agenda of the Social Franchise Network Association of Kenya  SFNAK)
Business Management
  • Ensure that each franchisee understand TUPANGE program, goals and protocols, and act on behalf of MSK
  • Instill a business-minded spirit throughout the TUPANGE network within the designated region, driven by excellence in customer service, high quality of clinical care and professional health facility management
  • Conduct monthly visits to each franchisee, consisting of a full review of activity and quick business audit (using standard TUPANGE templates, and auditing client registers)
  • Assist each franchisee with operational and logistics needs (notably drugs, equipment, commodities, etc.)
  • Assist service providers to identify service or product issues, and identify/propose solutions
  • Provide on-site training and support franchisees to correct non-standard practices, and to ensure appropriate data collection (for reporting to MoH and TUPANGE/MSK)
  • Compile the business performance section of the monthly reports for each franchise and for the region- using template for TUPANGE field report
Promotion & Communication
  • Lead the implementation of promotional events as per the promotion activity plan
  • Identify promotion opportunities for the brand TUPANGE
  • Assist each franchisee in identifying promotion opportunities to generate service uptake and new clients
  • Measure impact of promotional activities in designated region
  • Liaise with MoPHS/DHMT officials in the region as TUPANGE’s GoK partners
  • Compile the “promotion activities” section of the monthly reports for each franchise and for the region- using template for TUPANGE field report
Clinical Quality & Training
  • Ensure franchisees adhere to the signed MoU with MSK, notably the clinical quality compliance
  • Facilitate and support clinical audits under supervision of MSK Clinical Quality & training Dpt, and ensure that each franchisee gets audited at least twice per year
  • Assist the Clinical Quality & Training team in monitoring clinical compliance and quality of franchises
  • Report clinical complications immediately as they arise to the Clinical Quality and Training team and ensuring proper documentation (TUPANGE incident report)
  • In coordination with the Clinical Quality & Training Dpt, support and coordinate the implementation of  Training in specific areas:
(i) Skills up date in performing BTLs and IUCDs

(ii) Family planning counseling

(iii) Infection prevention techniques

(iv) Data collection and interpretation for decision making

(v) Improving quality of care (QOC).

(vi) Client reception and handling

(vii) Skills and methods on how to sustain FP services

(viii) Assessing client satisfaction

Outputs and deliverables:
  • TUPANGE franchisees driven by excellence in customer service, high quality of clinical care and professional health facility management
  • Proven performance increase track record for each franchise
  • Proven improvement of clinical standards and quality
  • Proven increase customer satisfaction
  • Strengthened relationship between TUPANGE and the MoPHS/DHMT in the region
  • Increased CYP and SRH services amongst franchisees
  • Increased number of new clients, and increased customer loyalty (cross selling of services)
  • Reports submitted on time all the time
  • Clinical Quality & Training Dpt report satisfaction from support by the TUPANGE Franchisee Coordinator.
 Minimum Requirement
  • Qualifications as a KRCHN or Clinical Officer from a recognized medical training institution.
  • Worked in Reproductive health or other related field for at least 2 years.
  • Must possess proven Management skills.
  • Experience in working with the community will be an added advantage
  • Experience in community promotion and business management will be an added advantage.
  • Strong I.T skills
  • Must be a competent driver
  • Experience of working at the coast region will be an added advantage.
How to Apply

Applications quoting the position title with detailed CVs with contact details of 3 referees (1 of which should be immediate, 1 former supervisor and any other) should be submitted to:

People and Development Dept
pd@mariestopes.or.ke

Marie Stopes Kenya

On or before 23rd September 2013

Applications will be reviewed as they come.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

NB: Please clearly indicate on the subject line as ‘SOCIAL FRANCHISE COORDINATOR TUPANGE’

Marie Stopes Kenya is an equal opportunity Employer
Organization Description:

Most of the world's poor are farmers, representing the largest and most uniform group of poor people in the world. 

One Acre Fund is a start–up NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. Instead of giving handouts, One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. 

We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre. 

We have laser–like focus on generating better lives for the people that we serve.

Job Description:

One Acre Fund works closely with the local and national government in Kenya. 


Our principal focus is the Ministry of Agriculture, but we also pay close attention to other actors in Kenya’s agricultural sector. Our aim is to share information on what we do. 

We also require detailed insights into the strategic, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the sector.

Our government relations team supports field operations to provide vital services to farmers. It also informs our wider policy, communications and outreach work.

We believe that powerful opportunities exist to partner with the government to shape and implement effective policy, coordinated together with our significant field presence.

We are seeking a Kenya Government Relations Analyst to help manage our growing local government relations work and support our long term policy objectives. 

This person would work closely with the government relations team in Kenya. 

There are several major duties:
  • Oversee a team of four local government relations staff that cover fifteen counties in western Kenya
  • Enhance quarterly reports, organised field visits, and overall local government outreach
  • Develop the capacity of our local government team through detailed work planning, strategic thinking, skills training, and mentoring
  • Strengthen 1AF relations with senior leadership in priority county governments
  • Maintain 1AF relations with key agricultural sector actors such as regulators, research institutions, donor programs, partner organizations, and local media
  • Support 1AF relations with national government figures, organizations, regulators and researchers
  • Interpret and explain policies and laws applicable to 1AF field operations
  • Produce publications for media, conferences, and 1AF stakeholders
  • Research and analyze policy issues at local and national levels affecting Kenya’s agricultural sector
  • Write a weekly agricultural sector ‘sit-rep’ summarizing key regional news stories of interest to 1AF
Career Growth and Development:

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. 

We provide actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and regular career reviews. 

We also have regular one–on–one meetings where we discuss career goals and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about. 

Because of our rapid growth, we constantly have new high–level roles opening up and opportunities in many functions and countries. 

This results in fast career growth for our staff.

Qualifications:

We are seeking an exceptional professional with 2 – 4+ years of work experience. 

We are looking for truly extraordinary candidates that will help take our organisation to the next levels of impact, scale, and sustainability. 

This is a competitive posting for a career-track role with a minimum initial commitment of two years. 

Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
  • Management experience: include evidence of how you grew and developed a team of people
  • Strong work experiences: we are looking for a former policy professional, economist, management consultant, or lawyer; entrepreneurial and unstructured work experiences are also helpful
  • Leadership experiences: demonstrated at work or outside of work
  • Top-performing undergraduate: please include GPA and test scores on your resume
  • Humility and personal stability: we are looking for passionate professionals that combine strong leadership skills with good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service
  • Professional skills: high levels of proficiency with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • East Africa experience: a proven understanding of the political, social, and economic situation in Kenya and the region
  • Languages: English and Kiswahili required
Preferred Start Date: Flexible.

Compensation: Starts modest and lower than traditional development salaries, however this is a career-track role with fast raises for performance, paying a sustainable salary for long–term commitment.

Benefits: Health cover, two international flights per year (or equivalent benefit) and 30 days annual leave

Career Development: Bi-annual management consulting-style career reviews and significant investment in career development from your manager.
 
How to apply:

1. Follow this URL and complete the form:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1mgR9X8O_ypX3zI16ZsAn7rlusIZxUIIuGGauw5qFEgY/viewform

2. Email cover letter and resume to jobs@oneacrefund.org (Subject line: "Kenya Government Relations Analyst Search" + name of the site that referred you).

3. If you are a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV), please submit a copy of your Description of Service (DOS)

Closing date: 31 Oct 2013

Danish Demining Group
 
Invites applications for the position of

Armed Violence Reduction Programme Assistant in Kenya

Background

 
Danish Demining Group (DDG) is part of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC). DRC has operated in Kenya since 2005, and DDG is in the process of establishing operations in Kenya. 

DDG has armed violence reduction programmes in many other countries in the region including Somaliland, Somalia, Yemen, South Sudan and Uganda. 
DDG’s Armed Violence Reduction (AVR) approach encompasses the following elements:
  • Strengthening institutions and enhancing capacity for addressing safety needs
  • Addressing immediate threats to life and limbs by explosive remnants of war
  • Addressing small arms as a tool of violence
  • Building capacity for conflict management and peace
  • Strengthening relationships between security providers and communities
The AVR approach is currently implemented at the national and community level. At the national level, DDG seeks to support the authorities with small arms management and support peacebuilding and security sector reform initiatives. 

The community safety approach is rooted in a participatory process, where DDG assists target communities to assess their safety and security situation, define and prioritise their safety and security needs and identify resources to address these needs. 

For more information about DDG’s AVR approach seewww.danishdemininggroup.dk/about-armed-violence-reduction.

DDG is looking for a highly talented and motivated individual for the position of AVR Programme Assistant. 
 
The successful candidate will initially work with DDG’s Urban AVR team but may be required to take on other tasks within other strands of the Kenya programme. 

She or he will contribute to strategy development, programme and project development and implementation, internal and external communication, administration and more.

She or he will support and carry out activities in informal settlements in Nairobi. 

The AVR Programme Assistant should be a Kenyan citizen and have the following qualities and qualifications:

Personal qualities:
  • is passionate about promoting a Kenya free of armed violence and conflict
  • has an intelligent and creative mind that will enable him/her to identify new and suitable solutions to local safety needs
  • has a high degree of professionalism
  • is analytical and able to present logical arguments,
  • is curious and seeks out information,
  • has a strong drive to learn new things and improve own capacity,
  • takes initiative – identifies what needs to get done and does it,
  • is able to work under minimum supervision,
  • is hard working and driven to achieve objectives,
  • is a good team player,
  • is diplomatic, patient and persistent,
  • is honest and loyal,
  • is culturally sensitive,
  • is able to resist external pressures.
Qualifications
 
Required:
  • A university degree in peace studies, political science or related field,
  • Substantial knowledge of the Kenya political system from community to national level, including issues related to urban crime and violence and extractive industries.
  • Good understanding of local dynamics  that lead to armed violence,
  • Experience of carrying out trainings, ideally related to AVR.
  • Experience of developing training modules, ideally related to AVR
  • Experience of developing activity budgets
  • Fluency in English. Strong command of written English and ability to speak clearly to various audiences,
  • High degree of computer literacy,
  • Experience working with volunteers on AVR related issues, ideally in Urban settings.
Desirable:
  • Experience of proposal writing and fundraising.
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience of working in insecure environments.
  • Good understanding of new information and communication technologies (ICT) and how these can be utilised for peace and development.
What DDG can offer:
  • An interesting and challenging position within the DDG Kenya programme which will provide the right candidate with a significant opportunity to learn and grow professionally.
  • Experience of working within a professional and visionary international NGO.
  • The opportunity to be part of a professional and dedicated team with friendly and helpful colleagues.
  • Exposure to intellectually stimulating issues relating to the prevention and reduction of armed violence.
  • The potential to make a tangible positive difference to the lives of many Kenyans.
  • Salary and conditions in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for local staff in Kenya.
  • A contract until the end of the year with possibilities for extension, subject to performance and funding. There will be a 3-month probation period, which can be extended if considered necessary.
The position is based in Nairobi, however, travel to other areas in Kenya may be required. 

Start date: As soon as possible.

For information about our work and organisation, please visit our website http://www.danishdemininggroup.dk/.

Application and CV 

Applications should be in English and include the following:
 
1. A cover letter (maximum1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria.  
 
2. Concise and accurate CV (maximum 2 pages). The CV should include information about your university degree(s) and stipulate your grades/grade average, list of completed relevant training courses, work experience and the name and contact details of 3 relevant references, in addition to any other qualifications and information that you think are relevant for the position.  

The application should be sent to: Job@ddghoa.org and the subject line should read “Kenya AVR PA”.

The deadline for submission of applications is the 17th September 2013.
Vacancy: Administration Assistant 

1 Post

Qualification:


Degree in Business Administration / BCom or any other related business course

CPA 2 and above

Excellent computer application skills
Good personal relation skills

Three years experience in a buy office .

Send your cv to hrm@babsecurity.com not later than 13th september 2013
Our client is a world leader in market research, global market information and business analysis. 

They are looking for a Quality Control Manager to work in the Nairobi area, who shall report to the Operations Director.

Job Purpose
 
Take overall responsibility for internal communications and quality controls of Back-check including financial controls of Quality Control (QC) wages.

Job Responsibilities
 

Department management and communication:
  • Ensure cost-effective resource utilization in Back-check Dept
  • Ensure ongoing improvement of field quality standards through advising appropriately and proactively
  • Liaise effectively with relevant internal departments/managers on omissions and queries
  • Provide regular feedback to manager on dept and bookings
  • Accurately produce and collate all statistical information relating to Data Collection ,quality and productivity
  • Advise on issues relating to capacity and availability in dept bookings
  • Proactively solve problems in dept/display initiative, innovation and pro-activeness
  • Effectively manage team; ensure balanced workload; coordinate team activities; monitor performance of staff; take timely corrective action
  • Address HR issues in teams
  • Identify growth potential/skills gaps and provide or ensure appropriate coaching/training
  • Maintain personal wellbeing and balance and encourage same of team
Admin duties:
  • Ensure accurate and timely field wages and other claims
  • Ensure accuracy of check-back wage claims and ensure cost-effective resource utilization
  • Provide accurate and timely stats relating to back-checks and findings
Project-related duties:
  • Ensure efficient, accurate and timely communications relating to all project booking/traffic flow
  • Ensure internal customer satisfaction with regard to accommodating requests for bookings
  • Liaise with internal clients on any matters pertaining to project bookings/traffic flow
  • Manage internal customer expectations with regard to feasibility of project timings
  • Ensure accurate and timely bookings of all projects in Support Services Departments
  • Ensure quality standards from Field through back-checks in line with global standards
Key challenges and opportunities
  • Creative and decisive under pressure
  • Acute flexibility and adaptability
  • Manage diversity in a complex context
Scope of the Role
 
Number of people reporting into this role: 4 + New Durban positions (Quality control Supervisor, Quality Control Capturer, Assistant Administrator & 2 x Admin temps)  
 
Manage projects and team on all client accounts supporting the Quality Control and Traffic Department
 
Client contact: Internal client contact
 
WPP/Regional responsibilities: None

Required Qualifications
  • Must be a graduate
  • 5 or more years’ relevant experience required
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Management experience
  • Must have a working knowledge of the research process and marketing research
  • Self-educator/desire to improve own knowledge and skills
  • A self-starter committed to completing projects
  • Works well under pressure and is deadline-driven
  • Strong logical/analytical abilities
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Displays good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Has a proactive and progressive (“can do”) approach
  • Highly accurate, detail and quality orientated
  • Willing to accept responsibility and accountability for work
  • Prepared to work overtime should the need arise
  • Willing to adhere to Research Management System ethics and standards
Each employee is expected to demonstrate the Precision Growth values and behaviours in addition to their specific responsibilities: Enquiring challengers, Precise thinkers, Influential advisors, Leading experts.

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title (Quality Control Manager) on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke.  

The job closes 16th of September 2013. 

Kindly indicate current or last salary in the application. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

We do not charge for interviews.

The Water Resource Management Authority (WRMA) was established vide Gazette Notice No. 8140 of 14th November, 2003, following the enactment of Water Act (2002).

The Authority is a non-profit, service oriented corporate body under the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. It is charged with the responsibility of providing leadership in the management of water resources. It is also subject to the State Corporations Act.  

The Authority wishes to fill the following vacant position with a dynamic, result-oriented and self-driven individual:

Security Officer
 
Scale 6

The Position

The officer will report to the Senior Administrative Officer

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for developing proactive security strategies to protect and secure employees, assets and the brand. 
  • Identifying, developing, implementing and maintaining corporate security processes, protocols and programs aimed at reducing risk, responding to incidents and limiting exposure of employees and company assets. 
  • Developing security systems and solutions, strategies and initiatives (personnel, physical, systems and assets)
  • Carrying out risk assessment programs and security audits to assess the organization security systems’ robustness. 
  • Managing the relationship with contracted security services providers at the head office, regions and sub regions
  • Managing corporate security systems to assure business continuity
Mandatory Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
  • A  Bachelor's Degree in Business, Management, Computer Sciences, or Degree in Social Sciences with a Diploma in Criminology, Security Management or a related field.
  • Clearance with Chapter 6 of Kenya Constitution Institutions including EACC, CID, Helb, KRA and Director of Public Prosecutions
  • Independent, mature, application of investigative experience and skill,
  • Has 7 years’ and above experience in Law Enforcement or Military and Corporate Security, with experience in conducting criminal investigations, interviewing, and decision making.
  • Good understanding of computer systems and information security
  • High standards of personal integrity.
How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications in a prescribed application form (Click here to download). 

This should be accompanied with a brief justification stating their overall suitability for the position together with a detailed CV that clearly addresses the ability to perform the key responsibilities to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Water Resource management Authority
P O Box 45250-00100
Nairobi

Email: recruitment@wrma.or.ke

Submission of these applications close on Monday October 14, 2013 by Midday

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Female candidates and those with any form of disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply 

Water Resource Management Authority (WRMA) is ISO 9001:2008 Certified

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