G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specializes in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees.
 
In Africa, G4S is the largest private employer, with 110 000 employees in over 29 countries across the continent. G4S Kenya has a workforce of about 15,000 spread across all the major Urban Centres in the country.
 
At G4S Kenya, we place great value on attracting and retaining the best people at all levels, to ensure the continued success of the organization. 

We are seeking to appoint:-

Claims & Investigations Manager
 

The position reports to the Risk and Security Director and will have national responsibility for claims, compliance and investigations functions of the G4S Kenya business.
 
Main Responsibilities
  • Planning, coordinating and supervision of all internal investigations
  • Compiling periodic reports and updates on compliance and investigations
  • Supervising and coordinating security defects audits and assurance reviews
  • Collecting, collating and analyzing threat intelligence
  • Liaising with law enforcement agencies on investigations
  • Enforcing compliance with security, safety and operational procedures and instructions through frequent inspections 
Idea Candidate
  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Post graduate training in security, risk, compliance and investigations or a related discipline
  • At least 7 years work experience in risk and security management
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sound skills in physical security and asset protection techniques, crime prevention, safety, investigations and general security management
  • Sound knowledge of the Kenyan Law and legal procedures
  • Ability to interact and network with law enforcement agencies, Government officers and corporate security officers and managers.
Human Resources Officer 

3 Positions

This position reports to the HR and Change Director and has responsibility for offering generalist HR support to respective business clusters with workforce of about 1,500 and successful candidates may be required to work in any of our business clusters across the country.
 
Main Responsibilities:-
  • Administer and facilitate recruiting and staffing logistics
  • Management of day-to-day efficient operation of the HR processes involving the staff in the area under coverage
  • Administration of union staff compensation, benefits and wages
  • Coordination of transfers and staff movements within the branches in consultation with respective line managers
  • Participate in maintenance of cordial employee relations through management and prompt resolution of employee’s disputes and grievances
Idea Candidate
  • A university degree from a recognized university
  • At least 3 years in a busy generalist human resource department
  • Demonstrated high level of initiative
  • Must be of outgoing personality and honest
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
G4S offers a competitive market related salary. 

To apply online, go to www.africajobs.g4s.com

The closing date for applications is: 18th October 2013.
 
Any further enquiries may be addressed to:

Resourcing Manager
G4S Kenya Limited
P. O. Box 30242 – 00100 GPO, 

Tel: +254-20-6982000
 
Mobile: 0722 314 392/0733 873 494, 

Nairobi.
 
G4S Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality. 

Those who attempt to canvass will be disqualified from the process.
Did you know...our company is seeking you?

BD is a global medical technology company that manufactures and sells medical devices, instrument systems and reagents, and is dedicated to enriching people’s health throughout the world.

Educational Programs Coordinator

Sub Region:
 East Africa

Location: Kenya
 
General function: Mission and purpose of the job
 
The associate is primarily responsible for technical and educational assistance, and coordination of BD Laboratory Strengthening efforts in Africa with primary focus on Labs for Life, a Public Private Partnership between BD and PEPFAR. 

This will include some field based support for programs including, but not limited to the following countries: Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Mozambique and Ethiopia.
 
Main Responsibilities
 
1. Program Support
  • Generally assist with all country specific programs
  • Conduct, assist, or facilitate training needs assessments
  • Provide support in the pre-training phase of the planning of countries’ specific projects
  • Support the team in preparing trainings and workshops
  • Facilitate training
  • Assist with curriculum development, providing feedback, update and direction to the curriculum development team.
  • Conduct site visits for coaching and mentoring to follow up on implementation in the post-training phase
  • Assist in the planning phases of volunteer deployment
  • Supervise deployed BD Pepfar associates volunteers
  • Coordinate all in-country logistic issues during volunteer trips
  • Follow-up on training activities and liaise with in-country Partners
  • Maintain and cultivate relationships with in-country partners and assist them with issues and concerns pertaining to the program
2. Data Management
  • Coordinate data collection and reporting of metrics on key project performance metrics.
  • Maintain database
  • Involve in data analysis and devise corrective actions for poorly performing sites
  • Perform follow up training for poorly performing sites
3. General Support
  • Provide any additional assistance to the BD PEPFAR Core team
  • Periodic travel required
Organization / Supervision
  • The associate will report to the Educational Programs Manager – Africa
Education and qualifications:
  • A Biological Science degree or equivalent. Alternative qualification considered, dependant upon professional experience.
  • Professional skills and experience
  • Preferably one year laboratory or related experience.
  • Experience in coordination and support a plus.
  • Strong interest in global health/public health
If you meet the above criteria please send your detailed CV with a cover letter, daytime contacts, copies of your academic and professional certificates to:
 
The Human Resources Manager
Becton Dickinson East Africa Ltd
P.O Box 76613-00508 
Nairobi Kenya
 
Website: www.bd.com
 
Closing Date: 21st October 2013. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

A medium size law firm based in Nairobi is looking for qualified individuals to fill the position of litigation advocates.
 
The Advocate will be responsible for performing Litigation duties.
 
Qualification and Skills
  • LL.B from a reputable institution.
  • Excellent litigation skills
  • Minimum of 1 year post admission experience
  • Must hold a current practicing certificate
  • Possess a high degree of professional ethics & personal integrity.
  • The candidate must be hardworking, flexible & service oriented.
  • Proficiency in use of basic computer applications.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Individuals who meet the above requirements should send their applications to the address below stating their current and expected salary, along with a detailed CV, testimonials and copies of their academic documents on or before 24th October 2013.
 
DNA 1590
P.O. Box 49010-00100 GPO
Nairobi

or e-mail: hrmkjobs2013@gmail.com
Sales & Marketing Specialist – Medical
 
Sales & Marketing Specialist - Surgical
 
Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa)
 
Olympus is seeking highly committed and enthusiastic individuals to join our multi-national medical equipment company in two available Sales & Marketing Specialist roles, working throughout the Sub-Saharan Africa region (excluding South Africa).

The successful candidate will be responsible for target sales revenue, which is to be achieved through the effective motivation, training and management of the local Olympus distributors. As a result, this role requires extensive travel throughout the region and involves meeting with customers and also attending/organising conferences & workshops.
 

Applicants must be educated to a minimum of degree level, possess strong commercial acumen and ideally be able to demonstrate experience in a similar role. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the desire to work hard and succeed in a competitive market, are important pre-requisites. A working knowledge of French will be of advantage 

The successful candidate should ideally reside in Kenya and be fluent in written and spoken English.
 
Key duties include:
  • The formulation of strategies and action plans for both product portfolios and distributors with specific targets, KPIs and associated measures
  • Market research & development, which will broadly assess the potential of their specific clinical area in the geographical region, and how this can be developed
  • In-field & remote product support and training for areas of clinical speciality both for the distributors and end-user customers in the geographical region
  • Support of educational activities & scientific exhibitions, including the development of training events and hands-on workshops
  • Healthcare professional expert development and product/prototype demonstrations
Interested candidates who match these requirements should submit a detailed CV with covering letter to the following address personnel@olympus.co.uk.

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Call for Applications

DAI, a global development consulting firm based in the United States, seeks applications from senior-level experts for an anticipated five-year, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) project in Kenya. 

The anticipated project is expected to increase access to improved water and sanitation, number of businesses delivering WASH products and services, number of WASH technologies and products introduced to the local market, number of communities certified as Open Defecation Free (ODF), private sector investment in WASH services, hygiene and nutrition-related behaviors, use of maternal and child health and nutrition services, management of water resources, and management and delivery of WASH services. 

Positions on the project are expected to be based in Nairobi, with significant travel throughout the country.

DAI is seeking candidates with technical expertise in the following areas:

  • WASH service delivery
  • WASH financing
  • Water resources
  • Water engineering
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Hygiene
  • Health / Nutrition
  • Sanitation
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of related programs
  • Management of related donor-funded grants programs
General Requirements:
  • Advanced degree in water, sanitation, hygiene, water resources management, hydrogeology, engineering or other related fields;
  • 10+ years of experience in water supply, sanitation, hygiene or other work as it pertains to water services;
  • Experience on a international donor-funded water and sanitation projects is strongly preferred;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Fluency in English is required.
Interested candidates should e-mail their CV to kenyaWASH@dai.com by November 1, 2013, indicating expertise in the subject line.

Please reach out should you have any questions.
A leading private equity investor in global growth markets, with the deepest bench of private equity experience across global growth markets. 

Our client has supported best-in-class organizations focused on entrepreneurship and job creation, healthcare, education and community engagement which has enabled a deep-rooted, sustainable impact on the economic landscape of the markets in which the organization operates. 

They regard every member of the team as important and as an equal partner in the quest to be the leading private equity firm in each of the regions in which they operate.
 
Our client would like to fill the vacancy of Information Technology Analyst.
 
Job Purpose / Summary
 

The job holder will ensure the effective operation of the IT department in conjunction with the business objectives of the company. 

Coordinates and designs IT-related activities for the company, as well as performs general preventive maintenance tasks on computers, laptops and printers. 

He will also be responsible for monitoring, operating, managing and troubleshooting of networking and telecom equipment
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for supporting Windows XP, windows 7 and windows 8 workstations, Microsoft Office 2007/2010 full suit, Outlook in and Exchange Environment
  • Handle all basic hardware issues for desktops, laptops, printers, and mobile devices like Blackberries & IPADS
  • Work at handling Routers, switches and firewalls.
  • Handling of the LAN/WAN equipment and cabling maintenance
  • Handling of DNS, TCP/IP and other networking concepts
  • Performs general preventative maintenance tasks on computers, laptops and printers
  • Responsible for monitoring, operating, managing and troubleshooting of networking and telecom equipment.
  • Develop and maintain an inventory control system for all IT hardware and software
  • Ensure maintenance, trouble-shooting , and configuration of computer networks, including cable, hubs, routers, and other network electronics, connected desktop and laptop computers and other network peripherals.
  • Investigate on existing information technology facilities to assess their adequacy for the long-term information technology requirements
  • Identification of database requirements and specification for use and sharing of data, and ensure the maintenance of the integrated data bases
  • Monitor the integrity of all systems and update all security requirements
  • Evaluate and report on the operating efficiency of computer systems and communications systems.
  • Ensure all IT systems are 99% available at all times. Keep system down-times to a minimum.
  • Investigate and report on the application of new information technology and techniques
  • Ensure technology is accessible and equipped with current hardware and software, including troubleshooting all hardware, software and network issues
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related technical field or its equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Must have an extensive background in computer hardware and software and an ability to translate computer requirements into appropriate support programs.
  • Proficiency in networking and communication technologies: DNS, TCP/IP networks and other networking concepts
  • Wiring and cabling, and network management solutions
  • Experience and/or knowledge with switching and routing load balancing and application
  • Working knowledge of Active directory
  • Knowledge and experience of large IT infrastructure components (server, storage and network
  • Knowledge or familiarity/exposure with/to Windows, Unix and Linux environments
Skills Needed
  • Effective written and oral communication skills necessary for maintaining strong relationships with all levels of management.
  • Problem-solving skills are essential
  • Strong analytical skills associated to capacity to solve problems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, as well as ability to work under pressure, meeting competing deadlines
  • Strong teamwork skills
Salary Budget: KShs. 130,000
 
How to Apply: If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.
 
Please forward a copy of your updated resume, your current salary and benefits package to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke before close of business 18th October 2013.

Only successful candidates will be contacted
A well established Information Technology firm is looking forward to recruit suitable candidates for Customer Service position.
 
Eligible candidates should meet the following requirements;
  • Degree in Commerce, Business Administration or Communications
  • Must be able to present him/her self professionally
  • Should be flexible to work for long hour
  • Mature person aged between 25 – 30 years
  • Should have 1- 2 years experience in a similar/related area
  • Must be presentable in carrying out duties with high level of professionalism
  • Should be able to analyze and facilitate strategic and operational activities
  • Should be able to manage all the primary components of a typical computer system
All qualified candidates should send their applications including three referees, detailed CVs together with relevant academic/professional testimonials to info@ardenafrica.com. 

Please indicate your Expected salary. 

The candidates should indicate the position applied for in the subject line. 

Only qualified candidates will be considered

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