Job title: Africa Divisional Manager, Church Partnerships
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Contract: Open ended
 
Closing date: Wednesday 9 October
 
Christian Aid’s essential purpose is to expose the scandal of poverty, to help in practical ways to root it out from the world, and to challenge and change structures and systems that the favour the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalised.

We are partnering with others to end poverty in Africa.
 
At the heart of this vision is transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future.
 

In 15 countries across the continent, we work with local partners, including church and faith-based organisations, on a wide range of programmes that have a positive impact on the lives of millions. 

And while we’ve achieved some incredible results, there’s still a lot we can do together. 

We recognise the important role faith plays as a source of hope and inspiration for millions of people who experience poverty and injustice, and the unique place of faith communities as transformational change agents.
 
This is why we are looking for a dynamic and highly skilled individual to help drive forward our work with churches. 

We are looking for a strategic thinker, with a good knowledge of theology and development; someone with strong interpersonal skills who is comfortable communicating to diverse external and internal audiences; someone with solid experience in developing strong working relationships and collaboration with faith-based organisations, including senior church leaders; and someone with the ability to manage people remotely, as you will also be line managing a number of our Country Managers.
 
Benefits: We value the contribution each person makes to the success of our organisation. 

That’s why you can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.
 
If you think you are the person we are looking for, please download an application pack from www.christianaid.org.uk/jobsand email your completed form to: nairobirecruitment@christian-aid.org (quoting the reference number). 

Please note CVs will not be accepted and that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job reference: ACP/0913/kk
 
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 9 October 2013
 
We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. 

We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community.

The Commission is inviting applications for the following positions:-

Principal Human Rights Officer: Complaints and Investigations 

Ref: KNCHR/ADM/PHRO/4/13

Reports to: Deputy Commission Secretary
 
Location: Head Office, with occasional travel
 
Duration: 5 years contract
 
Gross Salary: Kshs 281,950

Job Objectives: To provide leadership in overseeing the receipt, processing and investigation of complaints of Human Rights violations in contributing to the enhancing of the commission objective in the realization of rights in line with the Commissions mandate.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide leadership, analytical and strategic and general oversight in the implementation of Departments activities.
  • Conceptualize and direct the planning, design and implementation of the Department’s work.
  • Provide advice and guidance to members of the Department and to the Commission generally  on the enhanced realization of all rights
  • Supervise the receipt and processing of Complaints and Investigations on Human Rights violations in the head office and regional offices and advice on effective redress mechanisms.
  • Ensure investigations and Rapid response missions are conducted in line with the Commission’s Standard Operation Procedures and Rapid response guidelines
  • Ensure proper management of the programme’s information and records.
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with relevant stakeholders
  • Responsible for the preparation and management of the Programme’s workplan and budgets.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the programme’s reports including BTOR, Monthly, quarterly, annual and statutory.
  • Responsible for all internal and external communications emanating from the Programme.
  • Manage M&E systems and tools to monitor departmental performance through the development of log frames, data collection tools, as well as processes for data analysis and reporting.
  • Supervision of all staff working in the Programme.
Skills, Experience and Minimum Qualifications
  • Masters Degree in Law (LLM) or a social science from a recognized University
  • Training on ADR/Investigations, Project Cycle Management, Finance for Non Finance Managers
  • Eight years experience of which 3 are at a senior level with a supervisory role
Other Attributes
 
In addition to the above qualifications, the suitable candidates for all the above position should posses the following Skills and Attributes;
  • Knowledge of Best practices in the processing and investigation of human rights violations
  • Investigation skills
  • Knowledge and skills on ADR
  • Training skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Leadership and strategic management skills
  • Basic computer skills
If you possess the above qualities, please send your application clearly indicating the position, and the Ref No. on both the cover letter and envelope and the subject matter of your email, together with a detailed C.V, a daytime telephone contact, and names and telephone contacts of three referees to reach us by 9th October, 2013 to:

The Commission Secretary,
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
Lenana Road, CVS Plaza, 1st Floor
P. O. Box 74359-00200
Nairobi
 
Email: recruitments@knchr.org

KNCHR is an equal opportunity employer which offers a competitive remuneration commensurate to qualifications and experience.
The Commission is inviting applications for the following positions:-

Principal Human Rights Officer: Complaints and Investigations 

Ref: KNCHR/ADM/PHRO/4/13

Reports to: Deputy Commission Secretary
 
Location: Head Office, with occasional travel
 
Duration: 5 years contract
 
Gross Salary: Kshs 281,950

Job Objectives: To provide leadership in overseeing the receipt, processing and investigation of complaints of Human Rights violations in contributing to the enhancing of the commission objective in the realization of rights in line with the Commissions mandate.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide leadership, analytical and strategic and general oversight in the implementation of Departments activities.
  • Conceptualize and direct the planning, design and implementation of the Department’s work.
  • Provide advice and guidance to members of the Department and to the Commission generally  on the enhanced realization of all rights
  • Supervise the receipt and processing of Complaints and Investigations on Human Rights violations in the head office and regional offices and advice on effective redress mechanisms.
  • Ensure investigations and Rapid response missions are conducted in line with the Commission’s Standard Operation Procedures and Rapid response guidelines
  • Ensure proper management of the programme’s information and records.
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with relevant stakeholders
  • Responsible for the preparation and management of the Programme’s workplan and budgets.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the programme’s reports including BTOR, Monthly, quarterly, annual and statutory.
  • Responsible for all internal and external communications emanating from the Programme.
  • Manage M&E systems and tools to monitor departmental performance through the development of log frames, data collection tools, as well as processes for data analysis and reporting.
  • Supervision of all staff working in the Programme.
Skills, Experience and Minimum Qualifications
  • Masters Degree in Law (LLM) or a social science from a recognized University
  • Training on ADR/Investigations, Project Cycle Management, Finance for Non Finance Managers
  • Eight years experience of which 3 are at a senior level with a supervisory role
Other Attributes
 
In addition to the above qualifications, the suitable candidates for all the above position should posses the following Skills and Attributes;
  • Knowledge of Best practices in the processing and investigation of human rights violations
  • Investigation skills
  • Knowledge and skills on ADR
  • Training skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Leadership and strategic management skills
  • Basic computer skills
If you possess the above qualities, please send your application clearly indicating the position, and the Ref No. on both the cover letter and envelope and the subject matter of your email, together with a detailed C.V, a daytime telephone contact, and names and telephone contacts of three referees to reach us by 9th October, 2013 to:

The Commission Secretary,
Kenya National Commission on Human Rights
Lenana Road, CVS Plaza, 1st Floor
P. O. Box 74359-00200
Nairobi
 
Email: recruitments@knchr.org

KNCHR is an equal opportunity employer which offers a competitive remuneration commensurate to qualifications and experience.
The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) is an independent Commission set up under Article 215 of the Constitution of Kenya.

Its core mandate is to recommend the basis for equitable sharing of revenue raised nationally between the National and County Governments; sharing of revenue among the County Governments and make recommendations on other matters concerning the financing of, and financial management of county governments. 

The Commission seeks to recruit a qualified and competent person to fill the following position: 

Natural Resource Management Officer 

The successful candidate will assist the Advisor, Natural Resource Management in the development of an integrated and transparent framework of the identified natural resources, provide technical advice on, and oversee the implementation of strategies on effective natural resource exploitation. 

S/he will also assist in the promotion of local capacities in sustainable natural resources management and be responsible for championing the natural resource policy and reforms, management, and resultant benefit sharing. 

The position will be based at the Commission’s headquarters in Nairobi and will require frequent travel outside Nairobi. 

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Assist in the natural resource policy formulation/reforms, exploitation and effective revenue enhancement. 
  • Work with other team members to ensure an integrated approach to sustainable resource management and stable economic development in Kenya. 
  • Oversee the strengthening of the government’s capacity for negotiation with international oil, coal and gas companies and other interest groups; and to refocus activities from the production side of the oil, coal and gas sector. 
  • Liaise with other stakeholders in the sustainable exploitation of renewable and nonrenewable resources. 
  • Assist in the development for a framework for equitable sharing of the proceeds of the natural resources. 
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by Advisor, Natural Resource Management.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resource Management, Environmental discipline or related field or a Diploma in a relevant field coupled with at least eight years of experience will be considered. 
  • At least four years of experience working in Natural Resource Management and/or Economic Governance with a minimum of 2 years in management position. 
  • Experience in designing, managing and implementing natural resources or governance activities with particular focus on the extractive mineral sector. 
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating natural resource and/or economic governance activities. 
  • Previous experience with a clear understanding of a results based approach to project implementation, monitoring and reporting will be an added advantage. 
  • Previous work experience and knowledge of natural resource conditions in Kenya will be a distinct advantage. 
  • Proficiency in Resource Computer applications will be an added advantage.
Terms and Conditions of Service 

The successful candidate for the above position will be offered a competitive remuneration package and will be appointed on permanent and pensionable basis.

Application Process 

If your training, experience and competence match or exceed the above specifications, please send (2) separately secured copies of your application, a detailed up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts, together with copies of certificates and testimonials. 

You should also give the names of three referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses. 

The application cover MUST clearly indicate the position being applied for. Application should be addressed to the Commission Secretary, CRA and be sent by post or hand delivered to the Commission offices at 14 Riverside Drive by 14th October 2013 as follows: 

To: 

The Commission Secretary
Commission on Revenue Allocation 
14 Riverside Drive Grosvenor Block 
P.O. Box 1310 - 00200 
Nairobi.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

If you do not hear from us in the next three months from the date of this advertisement then consider your application unsuccessful.

The CRA is an equal opportunity, gender sensitive and compliant employer.

The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) is an independent Commission set up under Article 215 of the Constitution of Kenya. 

Its core mandate is to recommend the basis for equitable sharing of revenues raised nationally between the National and County Governments; sharing of revenue among the County Governments and make recommendations on other matters concerning the financing of, and financial management by county governments. 

The Commission seeks to recruit a qualified and competent staff to fill the following position. 

Communication Officer 

The successful candidate will be responsible for both internal and external communication processes. 

The commission is looking for a creative and professional communicator who will work with the management team to develop and implement a communication strategy within the overall strategic framework. 

The Officer will be reporting to the Director Communications. 

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Manage the Commission’s Public image with stakeholders. 
  • Create effective communication materials that will include brochures, flyers, business cards, educational materials etc.
  • Review and write new content updates for the commission website and Facebook page and also provide updates to the internet web team. 
  • Establish and maintain a photo library with photos from team members and categorize and tag them for accessibility. 
  • Participate in planning films and videos on the commission’s programs. 
  • Collect and write stories and interviews on topical matters relevant to the commission’s activities. 
  • Provide communications advice including crafting of relevant messages and promote them through established media channels and through direct communications with clients and partners. 
  • Produce compelling and interesting news releases and newsletters. 
  • Oversee and supervise printing and design of communication materials. 
  • Develop content for the intranet, staff newsletter, team briefings, annual reports, notice boards and other internal communications channels. 
  • Co-ordinate exhibitions and visits. 
  • Manage corporate social responsibility activities for the Commission.
  • Undertake any other duties and assignments as may be required or as may be assigned from time to time.


Required Education, Skills and Experience:
  • Should have a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Public Relations, Journalism, or in a related field. 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Communication, Media Studies or any other related field. Should have at least four years’ experience in a relevant field. 
  • Should be familiar with computer programs and be especially proficient in Microsoft office, e-mail, adobe design programs (Photoshop, InDesign and acrobat pro). 
  • A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.


In addition, the successful candidate; 
  • Should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English and Swahili. 
  • Should have good organisational and time management skills. 
  • Should have experience in maintaining and contributing to the development of a website. 
  • Should be a dynamic team player and a collaborator with strong networking skills. 
General Competencies

All applicants to the above positions should possess the following general competencies:
  • He/she must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player 
  • Strong managerial skills, including motivating, developing, coaching and leading team 
  • Demonstrated high ethical standards 
  • Competent and organized 
  • Excellent communication skills


Terms and Conditions of Service 

The successful candidate for the above position will be offered a competitive remuneration package and will be appointed on Permanent with Pension terms of employment.


 
Application Process 

If your training, experience and competence match or exceed any of the above minimum requirements, please send (2) separately secured copies of your application, a detailed up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts, together with copies of certificates and testimonials. 

You should also give the names of three referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses. 

Application should be addressed to the Commission Secretary, CRA and be sent by post or hand delivered to the Commission offices at 14 Riverside Drive by 7th October, 2013 as follows:





To:

The Commission Secretary 
Commission on Revenue Allocation 
14 Riverside Drive Grosvenor Block 
P.O. Box 1310 - 00200 
Nairobi. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

If you do not hear from us in the next three month from the date of this advertisement then consider your application unsuccessful. 

The CRA is an equal opportunity, gender sensitive and compliant employer.
Job Title: Human Resources Manager
 
Reference: HRM_2013

Recruiter: Altima Africa Ltd  

Contract: Permanent
 
Location: Nairobi 

Available: ASAP
 
Category: Experienced 

Offer: Neg.
 
Profile Introduction
 
Our client, a Multimedia House with presence in Publishing, TV and Outdoor Advertising at a national level, seeks to recruit a Human Resources Manager.
 
The overall purpose of the role is to: Effectively assist with all HR functional support services for several departments within the business.

Minimum Requirements
  • An undergraduate degree in Social Sciences or its equivalent
  • A post-graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management
  • An MBA in Human Resources would be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in similar position in a commercial organization
Job Specification
  • Act as a business partner by embedding company HR strategy and by providing professional generalist HR guidance and support to client groups with the objective of adding value to the business
  • Responsible for the execution of all people processes, in line with policy and legislation including: Recruitment, Staff induction and onboarding, performance management, probation reviews, benefits administration, Career counseling and support, discipline management and succession planning and general HR help desk support
  • Contribute to the business strategy by helping identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures, and processes and implement group wide initiatives/strategy
  • Design and implement Human Resources Policies and Procedures
  • Support department managers in forecasting and planning the talent pipeline requirements in line with the function/business strategy
  • Facilitate and promote employee engagement and feedback
  • Manage and follow through on employee relations cases
  • Implement performance management philosophy and processes
Competencies
  • Proven practical knowledge and experience in Human Resource Management & development.
  • Proven practical knowledge and experience in Industrial relations and dealing with workers unions, collective bargaining and negotiations
How to Apply
 
If you are qualified and up to the challenge visitwww.altimaafrica.com/careers.php and apply online by 5pm, 18th October 2013
 
Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Job Title: Head of Technical
 
Reference: HT_2013

Recruiter: Altima Africa Ltd 

Contract: Permanent
 
Location: Nairobi 

Available: ASAP
 
Category: Experienced 

Offer: Neg.
 
Profile Introduction
 
Our Client, a Multimedia House with presence in Publishing, TV and Outdoor Advertising at a national level, seeks to recruit a Head of Technical.
 
The overall purpose of the role is to:

  • Plan, organize and coordinate all broadcast engineering activities, resources and projects effectively in order to meet the organization’s production and operational requirements.
  • Ensure the technical function operates efficiently and competitively, in order to deliver a high quality and smooth (uninterrupted) viewing/listening experience for all our audiences.
Minimum Requirements
  • An undergraduate degree in Telecommunications Engineering
  • A KIMC Diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience in a similar position
Job Specification
  • Manage the daily activities of the department including: allocation of duties, procurement and care of technical equipment, proper synchronization of programme sources to facilitate smooth on-air changes, schedule and manage regular maintenance of transmission, studio and edit suite equipment and supervise the maintenance of microwave and uplink equipment
  • Manage the installation of new technical equipment and systems & smooth migration from analogue to digital
  • Monitor the quality of on-air programmes on radio and TV
  • Attract & retain the best talent for the department. Ensure high motivation & efficiency
  • Manage team performance by carrying out appraisals on a half yearly basis
  • Ensure that Radio and TV stations signals are strong (High quality) & on air 24 hours on a daily basis
  • Oversee broadcasting improvement and expansion projects
  • Ensure immediate restoration of service and clear troubleshooting guidelines
Competencies
  • Ability to make quick decisions and improvise if necessary
  • Hands-on knowledge of Transmission equipment
  • Energy and ability to work irregular hours
  • Excellent communication skills at client and senior levels of management
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • High degree of integrity to deliver to clients according to their requirements
  • Passion for the job, the company and the team
How to Apply
 
If you are qualified and up to the challenge visitwww.altimaafrica.com/careers.php and apply online by 5pm, 18th October 2013
 
Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Property Managers

2 Positions

To manage Commercial Property Portfolio in Mombasa
 
2 years experience in Commercial Property Management
 
Qualifications: B. A. Land Economics / Real Estate
 
Apply on or before 9th October 2013 to:

The Advertiser,
P.O. Box 46226-00100,
Nairobi.

We are a leading manufacturer of Agricultural commodities in the region. 

We seek suitable, qualified and motivated individual for the position described below;
 
Operations Manager cum Warehouse Controller (Nairobi)
 
Key Responsibilities
 
1. Efficiently manage day to day operations of the office and Go Down.
 
2. Overseeing the dispatch and distribution of goods to retail stores to ensure optimum stock levels in line with retail sales targets
 
3. Responsible for developing tactical plans for logistics function
 

4. Advise on general management.
 
Required Qualifications
  • A degree in a Business Related field
  • Diploma in Management will be an added advantage
  • At least 3 years’ working experience in a related field
  • Excellent Written and Communication Skills
  • Ability to effectively use standard office software, such as MS Office, Outlook and Excel.
The incumbent will be based in Nairobi. 

Applicants should submit their cover letters together with updated CV to: jobs.napth@gmail.com to be received by Friday, October 4th 2013.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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