VSO is a development organisation that has been working through volunteers to fight poverty for more than 50 years. We are the leading organisation in the field, working in 34 countries.

Our Ugandan country office is rapidly expanding, with new donors, new partners and new regions (e.g. Karamoja), enabling us to reach more primary actors. Our country strategy focuses on three key sectors: primary education, primary healthcare and livelihoods. 

The Job

We’re looking for a dynamic and influential person to lead the country office operations and human resources function, ensuring good people management practice, an efficient customer care service and adherence to global and local policies and procedures.

The head of HR and operations will support the country director and senior management team by implementing the people plan, helping ensure that we attract and retain high calibre employees and volunteers, managed, engaged and supported in line with VSO policy to maximize their potential, and deliver on their role.

You
  • You will have a solid background in administration and human resources management as well as leadership experience gained in a development context. 
  • You will be adept at coordination and negotiation at a strategic level.
To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter to vsouganda@vsoint.org 

Please quote the job title in the subject line. 

The cover letter should detail the reasons you believe you are suitable for the role and outline your current salary, benefits package and your salary expectations. 

Please include telephone and email contact and details of two referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent employer). CVs sent without the cover letter will not be considered.

VSO is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.

Due to anticipated interest in this post, only short-listed candidates will receive a response.

Closing date: October 15th 2013

RwandAir, established in 2002 is the National Carrier for the Republic of Rwanda. 

RwandAir mission statement is”to provide unsurpassed, safe and reliable services in air transportation, including strategically linking Rwanda with the outside world, while ensuring a fair return on investment.”

The majority share holding of the company is the Government of Rwanda. 

In line with these recent developments and expansion, RwandAir is interested in hiring a qualified person for the position of: 

Job Title: Country Manager   –Southern Sudan - Juba
Department: Commercial

Section: Sales

Reports: 
Senior Manager, Sales Eastern Region

Key Tasks

  • Formulate strategic commercial objectives of RwandAir Products and Services within the designated region ;
  • Identify new sales opportunities and take steps to implement them for new revenue streams
  • Undertake overall responsibility and accountability for the management, control and administration of RwandAir assets, fiscal and marketing policies in Southern Juba;
  • Build and maintain Country-wide relationships with Government Departments, Regulatory Authorities, Commercial Organisations, Third Party Suppliers and Contractors and ensure conformity with local and international legal requirements, conventions, policies, procedures and regulations;
  • Monitor and recommend pricing levels in the country to maximize yield and revenue;
  • Maintain overall administrative and budgetary control of the Country;
  • Provide adequate and timely feedback to head office on achievements/deficiencies/ market trends/ challenges with recommendation and insights on issues.
Education and Experience
  • University Degree with a minimum of 5 years experience in Commercial Operations / the Travel Industry of which a minimum of 2 years at a senior level with a proven track record
  • Sales and Marketing qualification
  • Experience with tactical and market pricing concepts
  • Experience in Account/relationship management
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of sales, reservations, airport services and cargo
  • Commercial acumen with an overall knowledge of airline operations.
  • An excellent command of the English language (written and verbal) is essential.
  • Proven track record in airline sales, marketing, reservations and revenue management processes
  • Proven ability to work independently and think strategically
  • Initiative to capitalise on and seize business opportunities, negotiating, planning and implementation of short and long term targets.
  • In depth knowledge of respective country including how to sell effectively in the market and exhibiting strong cultural awareness
  • Knowledge of IATA recommendations to airlines / travel agencies for selling in the market
How to Apply:
  • An application letter addressed to General Manager - Human Resources
  • Recent and detailed curriculum vitae
  • Relevant certificates
  • A photocopy of the national identity card
  • Two passport photos
  • Three current referees
The deadline for submitting application documents is October 10, 2013 at 4 pm local time at the front desk of our head office located at Kigali International Airport, Top Floor building.

General Manager- Human Resources
RwandAir
Kigali International Airport – Main Terminal Building (Top Floor)
Box 7275 Kigali – Rwanda
Email: Recruitment@rwandair.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: RwandAir is an equal opportunity employer.
Recruitment of Director of Operations and Technical Services
 
Our client Kilimanjaro Airports Development Company (KADCO) is an independent company that holds a concession to manage and develop the Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) and its estate. 

To ensure smooth running of all airport operations and provision of aviation facilities for aircrafts, crew and passengers as per ICAO and TCAA standards, KADCO is looking to appoint a Director of Operations and Technical Services. 

Areas of work would include, airport operations, airport regulations, developing and enforcing safety and security programmes, airport (estate) development, airport maintenance and staff and budgetary management.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and submit to the Board strategic plans that focus on the development of the Airport including expansion, alterations and new services;
  • Initiate, prepare and compile budgets for maintenance, installation and upgrading of equipment and facilities of the division;
  • Provide leadership to managers in Operations, Security, Technical Services and Estate and Environment;
  • Ensure adherence to airport operations policy and procedures as specified in MA Aerodrome Manual, TCAA and ICAO;
  • Design, develop, implement and monitor a Safety Management System that ensures practical and highest level of safety at the airport;
  • Develop and communicate the Airport Emergency Plan and other contingency plans for the airport;
  • Coordinate and manage terminal and airside operations, which include: Apron Management, Security Services, and Rescue and Fire Fighting Services (RFFS);
  • Monitor and prevent any unauthorized erection of structures, buildings, heaps and any other structural development on airport premises;
  • Conduct all major repairs, installation, modification, erection, demolition of civil and electrical works; and oversee airport infrastructure rehabilitation projects;
  • Grow and sustain effective working relationship with government agencies and regulatory bodies in order to obtain relevant information and ensure compliance and high quality service to airport users;
  • Ensure that an adequate number of qualified managers are employed, oriented, trained and developed to head the departments within the Directorate;
  • Compile periodic reports in relation to expenditures, status of RFFS facilities, technical equipment and safety standards;
  • Liaise with Arusha and Moshi Regional Authorities and Institutions on land issues and other public utilities within and around the airport vicinity; and
  • Management, protection and improvement of KIA’s local environment and estates and take conscious action for sustainable development.
Qualifications and Experience Required
  • Masters degree in Business Management or related field and University degree or equivalent operational/technical qualifications;
  • 10 years of relevant experience in a related field and at least 6 years in a management position in operations, security and or safety within the aviation industry is absolutely essential;
  • Advanced knowledge of ICAO standards in relation to airport operations, security and infrastructure;
  • Highly independent and driven with the ability to build and maintain relationships; and
  • Fluency in English with knowledge of Swahili.
If yo u believe your career objectives and qualifications match this challenging role, please write in confidence to the address below by Friday 25th October 2013 quoting the title for the position which you are applying for including your CV, qualifications, experience, contact details and names and addressed of three referees to:

Executive Search and Selection,
PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited,
Pemba House, 369 Toure Drive,
P.O Box 45, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
 
You can also send your application to advisory.recruit@tz.pwc.com by Friday 25th October 2013.
Call for Expression of Interest

Consultative Process on Impact Evaluation with FSD Trusts in Africa

FSDA wishes to identify consultants and/or a consulting firm who could manage a consultative process on impact evaluation involving the FSDs in Africa and the UK’s Department for International Development (“DFID”).
 
The consultative process should result inter alia in (1) consensus among the FSDs, DFID and other stakeholders as to how best to evaluate the impact of FSD - type interventions, (2) the design of tools and systems to allow FSDs to measure impact more effectively and (3) a concrete evaluation plan for the network.
 
FSDA seeks consultants and/or a consulting firm with demonstrable experience of a range of impact evaluation approaches both quantitative and qualitative, and a solid understanding of the mechanisms through which financial sector development contributes to economic growth and poverty reduction. 

Prior experience of working with DFID and/or other donor organisations would be an advantage.
 
Your/your consortium’s EOI should contain:
 
Names, full CVs, location of key individuals and outline of team structure;ƒ ƒ
 
A short statement of why you believe you/your consortium has the right experience and blend of ƒ ƒexpertise for this assignment;
 
A short description of anticipated risks and how you would expect to deal with these;ƒ ƒ
 
Confirmation of your/your consortium’s availability to carry out this work, giving details of any prior ƒ ƒcalls on your/your consortium’s time (NB allowing for procurement processes, it is envisaged the project will start in January 2014 and run until September 2014);
 
Any other information that you believe should be taken into account in the shortlisting process.ƒ ƒ
 
Detailed Terms of References (ToRs) can be obtained fromwww.fsdkenya.org/opportunities

Your EOI, which should not exceed 3 sides of A4 (font size 11), excluding CVs, company brochures etc., should be sent to info@fsdafrica.org under the subject line ‘’Expression of interest: Consultative Process on Impact Evaluation with the Financial Sector Deepening Trusts in Africa’’ by noon on Thursday, 14 November, 2013.

FSD Africa (“FSDA”), a financial sector deepening trust, aims to support financial sector development across the African continent by encouraging skills development, the transfer of knowledge (e.g. research, business models, policy approaches etc.) across borders, especially through the FSD network (but also in non-FSD countries) and by building the capacity of financial systems in other ways.
 
There are currently seven FSDs operating in Africa (in Nigeria (EFInA), Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda (Access to Finance Rwanda), South Africa (FinMark Trust), Zambia and Uganda (Financial Sector Inclusion Programme Uganda)) and a further two are in development (Malawi and Mozambique).

Specialist Advisers
FSDA is looking to build a panel of specialist advisers on whom it can call on for short-term consultancy assignments or for draw-down (i.e. retained consultant) arrangements. This call for Expressions of Interest is aimed at pre-qualifying consultants so as to facilitate procurement for assignments that are anticipated in the future.
 

FSDA seeks specialist advisers who:
  • By virtue of their location and prior experience, have deep and credible relationships in financial markets ƒ ƒin particular countries in sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Are thematic specialists in credit markets development, agriculture finance, retail payments and ƒ ƒgovernment to person payment (G2P), and capital markets development and/or inclusive finance generally;
  • Are impact specialists who could manage project-level impact evaluations but also support an FSD-ƒ ƒwide consultative process to establish a more harmonised approach to impact evaluation.
Expressions of interest should include:
  • Name, full CV;ƒ ƒ
  • Your place of business and area of expertise; ƒ ƒ
  • A short statement (maximum 1 side of A4) of why you believe you have the right qualifications to help ƒ ƒFSDA in the stated area;
  • A statement describing your availability, e.g. preferred length of assignment, willingness to travel, ƒ ƒavailability in the next 12-18 months;
  • Your current fee rate (applicable for at least 12 months);ƒ ƒ
  • Any other information that you believe should be taken into account in the pre-qualification process.ƒ ƒ
Detailed Terms of References (ToRs) can be obtained fromwww.fsdkenya.org/opportunities

Your EOI, which should not exceed 3 sides of A4 (font size 11) in total excluding CV should be sent to FSD Africa at info@fsdafrica.org under the subject line “Expression of interest: Pan-African Financial Sector Specialists’’ by noon on Friday 25 October, 2013.

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport, established under CAP 394 of the Laws of Kenya with a Vision “to be a model of Excellence in Civil Aviation” and the mission is “to develop, regulate and manage a safe, efficient and effective Civil Aviation System in Kenya”. 

The Authority is seeking to recruit qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following positions in the establishment.

Job Title: Quality Management Officer 

Ref: EASA/ AS /33
 
Department / Section: Internal Audit and Quality Review
 
Reports To: Registrar, East African School of Aviation
 

Job Purpose: To design, improve and document business processes and coordinate their implementation in EASA.
 
Scope of work / duties / responsibilities
  • Design effective business processes and improve existing ones in line with EASA’s objectives;
  • Maintain updated documentation on processes and disseminate to users to ensure clear interfaces across functions;
  • Develop quality awareness in the organization through campaigns, internal communication channels and formal training;
  • Report on project progress and compliance issues and suggest remedial actions;
  • Work with the Quality management team to ensure integration and coordination of processes;
  • Participate in school-wide Quality management initiatives with the Quality management team;
  • Liaise with departments to ensure implementation of the Quality Management Systems;
  • Coordinate the implementation of quality improvement initiatives and projects in the business units;
  • Monitor training activities to check whether standards required by the Civil Aviation Authority, and any additional requirements as established by the approved training organisation are being carried out properly;
  • Ensure that the quality assurance programme is properly implemented, maintained and continuously reviewed and improved
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Director, EASA
Qualifications
  • A relevant degree from a recognised university.
  • A certificate in quality management from a recognised institution.
  • Training in an aviation field covered by the Civil Aviation (Approved Training Organization) Regulations is an added advantage.
Experience
  • 3 years relevant experience in the development and implementation of quality projects in a comparable institution.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Project management skills, including design, implementation and evaluation
  • Communication skills to educate others and obtain support to quality initiatives.
  • Process mapping skills.
How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to send their application letter quoting the reference No. on the envelope and application letter, attaching copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV indicating current salary and expected salary, day time telephone and full contact details of three professional referees to the address below to be received not later than 23rd October 2013.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
KAA Complex - JKIA
P. O. Box 30163 – 00100
Nairobi
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport, established under CAP 394 of the Laws of Kenya with a Vision “to be a model of Excellence in Civil Aviation” and the mission is “to develop, regulate and manage a safe, efficient and effective Civil Aviation System in Kenya”. 

The Authority is seeking to recruit qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following positions in the establishment.

Job Title: Manager Finance

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Ref: No. FD/01/11
 

Department / Section: Finance
 
Reports To: Director Corporate
 
Job Purpose: To plan and direct all aspects of financial management, revenue administration and the
efficient administration of the finance department; organize and direct accounting budgeting,
investment of funds and revenue administration; exercises oversight over payment of bills;
payroll and all other vouchers for payment, direct implementation of accounting systems and
procedures and prepare financial statements and reports for decision making.

Scope of work / duties / responsibilities
  • Formulate and implement effective financial management policies, procedures, practices, processes and systems as approved by the Board of Directors;
  • Develop, disseminate, review and monitor implementation and policies, guidelines and procedures that ensure control of the company’s financial resources and integrity of financial and accounting reporting systems;
  • Ensure various payments to staff, suppliers/creditors and other payees are timely and correctly effected by providing the necessary approvals and signing payment cheques amongst others;
  • Manage and develop staff in the department and ensure proper usage of other company resources;
  • Coordinate the preparation of tax returns to ensure compliance with statutory requirements;
  • Ensure efficient workflow in a work environment that fosters high degree of personal integrity, team spirit and outstanding work standards;
  • Plan and coordinate the timely preparation of annual work plans and budgets and guide implementation including effective internal controls;
  • Coordinate and monitor the Authority’s investment of surplus funds, accounting records, inventories and advise on possible solution;
  • Coordinate the preparation of tax returns to ensure compliance Tax Acts and statutory requirement;
  • Supervise the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and accounting statements on timely basis for submission to external auditors as required by law;
  • Carry out any other duties within their competence assigned by Management/Board.
Qualifications
  • A Masters degree in the relevant field from a recognized university.
  • A Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option) or equivalent business related degree from a recognized university.
  • Professional qualification: CPA (K)/ACCA
Experience
  • At least 5 years in senior financial management including experience in formulating and implementing accounting and internal control systems in an accounting and financial environment.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Knowledge of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Ability to meet the deadlines of various reporting requirements
  • Knowledge, acquired through practical experience, of one or more accounting systems/packages.
  • Capable of building the finance team, identifying and developing future professionals
  • Counselling skills required to advise others on the utilization and allocation of financial resources
  • High integrity, independent, computer literate, honest, excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated high level of maturity and good leadership skills, analytical, assertive and good negotiating skills.
How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to send their application letter quoting the reference No. on the envelope and application letter, attaching copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV indicating current salary and expected salary, day time telephone and full contact details of three professional referees to the address below to be received not later than 23rd October 2013.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
KAA Complex - JKIA
P. O. Box 30163 – 00100
Nairobi
Highlands Plants Limited is a floriculture company dealing with cuttings and herbs. 

We are based in OlKalou (Nyandarua county).

We have a job vacancy for a Sales Manager.

Qualifications and Experience
 
1. Degree / Diploma in Sales and Marketing with atleast 3 years experience in a floriculture sector dealing with cut business.
 
2. Must understand and have strong knowledge of cuttings.
 

3. Computer literate (Knowledge of PAT system will be an added advantage)
 
4. Excellent analytical skills and knowledge of seasons for cuttings and planning accordingly to suit customer needs. 

5. Experience in planning for shipments and booking flights.
 
6. Possess strong communication skills to the customer via internet.
 
Individuals who meet the above qualifications should send their detailed CV and application letter stating their expected salary not later than 11/10/2013 to admin@highlandplants.co.ke 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

National fund for Disabled of Kenya
 
Call for Proposals
 
National Fund for Disabled of Kenya is a Trust Fund incorporated under the Perpetual Succession Act.
 
The mission of the Fund is to offer the best support services to persons with disability in Kenya through provision of resources, promotion of awareness and advocacy of appropriate policies.

Thus the Fund provides grants countrywide to Empower Persons with Disabilities by funding projects within institutions for the disabled. These institutions include schools, rehabilitation centres, assessment centres, sheltered workshops and homes for persons with disabilities.

In this regard, we invite proposals for grants for development projects that would include but are not limited to building classrooms, dormitories, and other facilities as well as starting of suitable income generating projects that will give the institutions greater economic independence.

The criteria for selection will be as follows:
  • The applying institution should be for persons with disabilities and the proposed project is to be for the benefit of PWDs.
  • The institution should have a well-established structure with regard to procurement, financial and other administrative systems.
  • The completed project will be branded as a project sponsored by the Fund.
  • The maximum amount to be given is 2.5 Million.
  • The Fund will closely monitor progress on the implementation of the project with access to the project and all the records pertaining to it.
  • The project should be viable and self-sustaining
The application forms are available at the Fund’s offices at Rehema House - 2nd Floor, Standard/ Kaunda Street Nairobi. 

They can also be downloaded at our Website at www.nfdk.or.ke. DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Duly filled application forms are to be received on or before 12th November 2013 via post or hand delivery to the address here below.
 
The Chief Executive Officer
National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya
2nd Floor, Rehema House Kaunda Street/Standard Street, Nairobi
P. O. Box 47857-00100 G. P. O.
Nairobi

Kisii County Government
 
Registration and Recruitment of ECDE Teachers in Kisii County
 
The Kisii County Government wishes to recruit qualified and competent teachers to fill the above vacant positions as spelt out under the 4th schedule to the constitution of Kenya 2010.
 
Therefore all eligible candidates are hereby required to register at their sub-county level (District).

Attention DICECE PROGRAMME OFFICERS’ OFFICE with their Originals and copies of;
  • National identity card
  • Academic certificates
  • Professional certificates
  • Any other relevant testimonials.
The applicants shall be required to pay Ksh. 500 as registration fee.

Applicants for ECDE teachers’ registration and recruitment must meet the following requirements:
 
Academic
  • Be holders of form four certificate(KCE/EACE division III and above
  • KCSE D+ and above
Professional qualification
  • Certificate in ECDE
  • Diploma and Degree holders in ECDE will be an added advantage.
Duties of an ECDE teacher
  • Be able to communicate using the language of the catchment area
  • Be conversant with ECDE syllabus and curriculum delivery
  • Be an actual classroom teacher/caregiver
  • Be able to interpret child care services
  • Be a community mobilizer and conversant on ECDE matters/activities (sensitization)
  • Be a link between child and parent
  • Be able to advice on feeding programmes
  • Have adequate knowledge on growth monitoring and evaluation
  • Be conversant with the working systems with line ministries e.g. Ministry of Health in the administration of vitamin A and deworming, Ministry of water in the provision of safe clean drinking water, child services and care plus OVCS, child rights, abuse, neglect and labour.
All eligible candidates should apply for registration in person by 25th October, 2013.

County Secretary
Kisii County Government
Kisii County Government
 
Registration and Recruitment of ECDE Teachers in Kisii County
 
The Kisii County Government wishes to recruit qualified and competent teachers to fill the above vacant positions as spelt out under the 4th schedule to the constitution of Kenya 2010.
 
Therefore all eligible candidates are hereby required to register at their sub-county level (District).

Attention DICECE PROGRAMME OFFICERS’ OFFICE with their Originals and copies of;
  • National identity card
  • Academic certificates
  • Professional certificates
  • Any other relevant testimonials.
The applicants shall be required to pay Ksh. 500 as registration fee.

Applicants for ECDE teachers’ registration and recruitment must meet the following requirements:
 
Academic
  • Be holders of form four certificate(KCE/EACE division III and above
  • KCSE D+ and above
Professional qualification
  • Certificate in ECDE
  • Diploma and Degree holders in ECDE will be an added advantage.
Duties of an ECDE teacher
  • Be able to communicate using the language of the catchment area
  • Be conversant with ECDE syllabus and curriculum delivery
  • Be an actual classroom teacher/caregiver
  • Be able to interpret child care services
  • Be a community mobilizer and conversant on ECDE matters/activities (sensitization)
  • Be a link between child and parent
  • Be able to advice on feeding programmes
  • Have adequate knowledge on growth monitoring and evaluation
  • Be conversant with the working systems with line ministries e.g. Ministry of Health in the administration of vitamin A and deworming, Ministry of water in the provision of safe clean drinking water, child services and care plus OVCS, child rights, abuse, neglect and labour.
All eligible candidates should apply for registration in person by 25th October, 2013.

County Secretary
Kisii County Government
Distributors Wanted

Coca-Cola Sabco Nairobi Bottlers Limited, is a leading manufacturer for the Coca-Cola brand in Kenya. 

Our Non Alcoholic Ready to Drink Brands portfolio includes Sparkling Soft Drinks and Dasani Water.
 
Nairobi Bottlers Limited has opportunities for Distributors in:
  • Nairobi CBD
  • Ruaka – Gachie – Banana
  • Kikuyu Wangige
  • Kasarani – Mwiki
  • Dandora – Kariobangi South
  • Nakuru and its environs
The requirement for Distributors are:-
 

Financial:
  • Bank Guarantees of Kshs 2 Million
  • Working Capital Investment of Kshs 5 Million
  • Fleet of vehicles (Tuk-Tuks and/or Trucks) with adequate carrying capacity depending on the market as stipulated by Nairobi Bottlers Limited
  • Appropriately located Warehouse facility with a minimum of 2,000 square feet
Key Competencies:
  • Be a dedicated and committed entrepreneur for the foreseeable future on a full time basis
  • Be passionate for high performance and growth
  • Be dedicated to superior customer service and strong business relationships
  • Be committed to NBL Code of Business Ethics
  • Demonstrated strong sales or general business expertise with a proven track record
Interested applicants should send their applications including the following information.
  • Application Letter
  • Copy of Certificate or incorporation, memorandum and Articles of the Applicant and PIN Certificate
  • State the working capital and level of bank guarantee available
  • Market of interest
Applications should be enclosed in a SEALED envelope and addressed to:

Country Sales and Marketing Manager
Nairobi Bottlers Limited
P. O. Box 18034-00500,
Nairobi
 
Application should reach not later than Wednesday 16th Oct 2013 and should be deposited in the Tender Box at the Nairobi Bottlers Ltd Reception in Embakasi, North Airport Road, clearly marked ‘Application for Distributors’ or at nairobibottlers@ke.ccsabco.com clearly indicated “Distributorship”
 
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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