Imperial Hotel Kisumu is looking for a Sales & Marketing Manager, the successful candidate must have the following credentials;
  • Degree in Marketing & Sales
  • 3 Years Hotel Marketing Experience
  • 5 years Hotel Sales Experience
  • Proven Track Record
  • Competitive Package Offered
Send us your application and updated curriculum vitae via E-mail to
University of Nairobi
Applications are invited for the following position:-
Administrator (Assistant Registrar Level)

Kenya Education Network Trust (KENET)

Ref: AC/10/399/130- (R&T)
Applicants should be holders of at least a Bachelors Degree from a recognized University in fields of Education, Business Administration or Communications. CPS (K) qualification. 

Those with a Masters degree in relevant field (Education or Business) will have an added advantage. 

They must also have at least three years of post graduation administrative experience in ICT organizations, not-for-profit international organization with focus in education or research or a higher
education institution or research institute.

a) Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required
  • Ability to interact with clients and donors at the highest levels.
  • Ability to manage many tasks effectively at the same time.
  • A good team player
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Proficiency in French language would be an added advantage
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Articulate and possess leadership qualities
  • Can work under pressure and meet deadlines.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide strategic support in report writing, membership relations and office administration that comprise of the following:
a) Writing reports that are clear in communicating and disseminating KENET information to internal and external consumers.
b) Managers a healthy and interactive relationship with the member institutions and donor agencies.
c) Managing effectively and efficiently administrative functions at the secretariat.
Field of Duties and Responsibilities
a) Coordinate and collate the preparation of board meeting papers and take minutes during such meetings and KENET Annual Reports.
b) Coordinate and collate the preparation of donor fund reports.
c) Coordinate KENET procurement of non-technical goods and services.
d) Maintain and update membership records on signed contracts, membership fees and annual subscriptions.
e) Initiate and maintain continuous contacts with administrative and technical staff in member institutions.
f) Organize regular forums with KENET stakeholders who include Heads of Member institutions, ICT directors, Ministry of Education and Ministry of ICT, and suppliers of ICT services.
g) Maintain custody of all personnel and office files.
h) Take charge of day to day administration of KENET.
i) Provide administrative support to the Executive Director.
This job reports to the Executive Director but also serves all the Heads of Section who are direct to the ED (e.g., Head of Finance, Head of Infrastructure, Director Learning Technologies and Director of Research).

Please note that the appointment is on a one year contract term renewable on mutual agreement.

1. Applicants should forward ten (10) should forward ten (10) copies of their application letters accompanied by similar number of certified copies of certificates and C.Vs giving details of their qualifications, experience, research activities and publications they appear in.
2. Applications and related documents should be forwarded through the applicants’ heads of departments and applicants should state their current designations and salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.
They should quote post reference codes as shown for each posts in the advertisement.
3. Applications should be addressed as per the codes below:- 

The Deputy Registrar, 
Recruitment & Training Section,
P. O Box 30197-00100
Closing Date: Friday, November 1, 2013.
Please note that the University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer. 

Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya / Djibouti program is seeking to recruit Kenyan nationals for the following position to be based in Dadaab Refugee Camp
Senior Education Officer

1 Position
The SEO will be based in Dadaab Camp and shall be responsible for coordinating and overseeing operational plans in the Education Department. 

The incumbent will report directly to the Area Coordinator or her designate, while working closely on daily basis with Education staff & other sectors of LWF.
Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Setting short and medium term primary education unit program plans and budgets in liaison with the EC and plans and monitors performance against those plans.
  • Assisting with planning and design of primary education activities and measures of achievement and collecting data for LWF/DWS primary education unit performance monitoring plan, especially with regard to education indicators.
  • Overall in charge of school supplies (teaching and learning materials which includes: Making requisitions on quarterly basis of the required school materials and equipment, Distribution of the same to all schools in good time for appropriate utilization; also in overseeing data collection and analysis in schools.
  • Ensuring regular communication and interaction between the Education Sector Management staff and teachers, and the school management committees, Refugee Education committees, District Education Office, and other development partners and agencies.
  • Monitoring progress and impact of the primary education unit through regular school visits.
  • Reviewing annual work plans and activity plans of the unit for comprehensiveness, clarity and adherence to LWF/DWS Somali Refugee Assistant Project-Dadaab goals and objectives.
  • Working with teachers and others to ensure the meaningful participation of learners in all aspects of the unit
  • Arranging the sharing of ideas between teachers and schools and coordinating the work of head teachers, school management committees and school inspectors in the camp.
  • Ensuring effective evaluation of learners to see that schools are in line with the Kenya Schools Curriculum, and noting changes required in curriculum or teaching methods.
Professional Qualification:
  • Preferable a degree in education. A social science degree in a related discipline would also be considered.
  • Proven training in curriculum development and implementation, and educational administration.
  • Proven academic or on-job training and understanding of the Project Cycle model in managing humanitarian assistance.
Relevant Experience:
  • At least 4 years of progressive experience in primary education programs for refugees or rural communities. 
  • Experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical and administration skills in the management of education/programs consisting of primary education.
  • Experience in project cycle management, proposal, report writing and excellent computer skills.
  • Experience in Training of Trainers/Facilitators skills (TOT & TOF) an advantage.
Personal Attributes:
  • High level of motivation, integrity, commitment and professional responsibility
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place
  • Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills
LWF/WS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. 

LWF/ WS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. 

Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.
Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/ former employment. 

They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 28th October, 2013
The HR/Office Administrator
P.O. Box 40870 – 00100, 
Or e-mailed to:
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
For more details, visit:
The Organization
Finlays is a vertically integrated and geographically diversified agri-business that takes a leadership role in sustainability. 

The group has established itself as a reliable, responsible, innovative and sustainable producer with a deep knowledge and passion for its products. Sustainability is pivotal to the group’s success and it lies at the heart of what Finlays does and stands for.
Finlays is Kenya’s largest agricultural export group employing over 21,000 people and annually exporting over 300 million stems of flowers, 7 million kilos of vegetables, 26 million kilos of black tea and 3 million kilos of tea extract. 

The organization is geographically located in Nairobi, Naivasha, Kericho, Mt. Kenya and Mombasa and works with 1,200 vegetable out growers and 10,000 tea out growers.
We invite applications for the position of Finance Manager which has arisen in our Tea Extracts division in Kericho.
The Job
Based in Kericho and reporting to the General Manager, the job holder is responsible for finance function for Tea Extracts-Kenya. 

The role supports the divisional General Manager in all financial and reporting aspects of the business, offering appropriate guidance thus enabling effective decision making both locally and at Divisional & Group level. 

The jobholder is expected to work closely with other finance teams within Finlays Kericho.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Overall control of Tea Extracts-Kenya accounting function.
  • Providing the General Manager, operational executives and the board with financial and management information, relevant opinion, reasonable concerns and advice necessary to run the business efficiently and effectively with a view to improving profitability and cash flow.
  • Formulating financial targets & budgets in line with the business strategy
  • Preparing monthly GFR commentary and GFR pack on review of the same and supporting analysis.
  • Signing off monthly accounts files.
  • Preparing and presenting financial reports for board meetings and monthly Finance & Operations meetings.
  • Effectively managing and utilizing the Tax for Remission Export Office (TREO) scheme through application, reconciliation and renewal.
  • Taking part in operational, management and strategic planning processes.
  • Preparing budgets and forecasts and lead budgetary control in liaison with section heads, questioning & challenging expenditure where necessary.
  • Preparing and/or reviewing quarterly, half year and annual reports/accounts and tax returns.
  • Maintaining and reviewing the ERP system to ensure it provides accurate, appropriate and timely accounting and management information to key decision makers.
  • Ensuring that product costing model is well maintained and accurate, reviewing as and when necessary.
  • Participating in cash flow planning for the division towards achieving the company’s treasury planning objectives in liaison with the Financial Controller and divisional Finance Director.
  • Ensuring statutory compliance of indirect and direct taxes and interpretation and clarification of regulatory policies governing financial and tax issues.
  • Monitoring and controlling working capital to ensure that it is kept within acceptable levels.
  • Developing systems, controls & procedures to ensure that accurate inventory controls are maintained and stock variances are minimized
  • Responsible for stores and procurement of materials and spares for the division in liaison with Materials Dept and Procurement desk
The Person
We require a candidate with the following:
  • A qualified accountant with ACCA/CPA (K), CIMA, FCA or CFA professional qualifications with clear history of continuing professional development (CPD).
  • At least 5 years’ experience within a manufacturing environment and direct involvement with implementation or development of new or existing ERP system(s).
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal English) and analytical skills, and an ability to develop and work within a team to deliver on commitments.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize work, meet tight deadlines and work without supervision.
  • Provides clear leadership qualities and the ability to challenge and review subjective positions with clear financial evidence. I.e. shine a light into any and all dark corners.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Clear understanding of FX issues arising across the business as a result of USD income and KSH costs and management reporting in USD and financial reporting in USD.
How to Apply
If you fulfill the requirements of this position and wish to be considered, please send your detailed CV and copies of certificates and testimonials together with a daytime telephone contact, current and expected remuneration ,names and addresses of three referees to reach the undersigned not later than 31 October 2013.

Human Resources Director
James Finlay (Kenya) Limited
P.O Box 223-20200, 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
James Finlay (K) Ltd is an equal opportunity employer
APHIAPLUS KAMILI is a project funded by U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) to implement health programs in 11 Counties in Eastern and Central Kenya. 

APHIAPLUS KAMILI contributes to the overall USAID framework goal of ‘Sustained improvement of health and well-being for all Kenyans’. 

The project focuses on key result areas of the USAID implementation framework which are; increased use of quality health services, products and information and social determinants of health addressed to improve well-being of targeted communities and populations.
APHIAPLUS KAMILI is currently recruiting experienced individuals with excellent technical skills who are team players, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and willing to work in a high pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.

Project Technical Advisor

Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party, the Project Technical Advisor (PTA) will be based in Embu office and will lead the Jhpiego team and the consortium partners in strengthening the implementation of the project activities in Upper Eastern Region. 

The PTA will provide technical expertise, management, coordination and support supervision of technical implementation staff within Upper Eastern and ensure maximum integration of project activities across and within technical areas.
  • Manage the project’s technical implementation team, ensuring maximum integration of all activities and intra-team communication and coordination.
  • Provide leadership to the project at regional level through co-ordination and supervision of partner activities.
  • Ensure the technical programs are responsive to USAID requirements and County Government health sector priorities.
  • Provide support to the County Department for Health and the HMTs, supervison of ongoing needs assessments, County planning processes and monitoring implementation of county work plans.
  • Plan, implement, monitor and evaluate project activities including writing technical reports.
  • In liaison with the team, develop and promote partnerships and networking with relevant stakeholders including and not limited to relevant County Government ministries, USAID’s National funding mechanisms, NGOs and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure inter-sectorial collaboration at the regional level.
  • Provide technical assistance to local implementing partners (LIPs) on comprehensive project design and implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Provide leadership in the documentation and dissemination of best practices and lessons learnt.
  • Medical Doctor with post graduate public health training
  • At least 5 years working experience in successful implementation of large HIV/AIDS/RH/FP/PMTCT/MNCH/Malaria programs
  • Strong programming, management and technical skills
  • Experience working with MOH leadership and good knowledge of health systems and programs. 
  • Experience with USG funded Project added advantage
  • Has sensitivity and understanding of the beneficiary population
  • Dynamic personality and a team player
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with the National Health Strategic Plan / National Community Strategy
Program Officer - RH/FP/MNCH/PMTCT 

(Embu & Meru)
Reporting to the RH/MNCH/PMTCT Technical Advisor, the Program Officer will be part of APHIAPLUS KAMILI team implementating the RH/FP/MNCH/PMTCT activities at county and Health facility level. 

He/She will provide technical expertise, on site mentorship, coordination and support supervision of RH/FP/MNCH/PMTCT activities within APHIAPLUS KAMILI project sites, and ensure maximum integration of project activities across and within technical areas.

  • Lead implementation of RH/FP/MNCH/PMTCT and Nutrition activities in County.
  • Support the project’s RH/FP/MNCH/PMTCT technical implementation team, ensuring maximum integration of all activities.
  • Assist with development of work plans, proposals, budgets, liaising with Ministry staff and donors regarding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs.
  • Continue, improve and expand PMTCT services at all imperative sites in APHIAPLUS KAMILI zone for high-quality standards and efficient services.
  • Ensure successful transfer of mentoring and service delivery of RH/FP/MNCH/PMTCT to the MOH by supporting leadership, direction and coordination and ultimate decision-making.
  • Input to RH/FP and MNCH / paediatric care and treatment service delivery.
  • Responsible for program data at all supported health facilities.
  • Prepare periodical technical and administrative reports in a timely way.
  • Ensure appropriate linkage between PMTCT, HIV/AIDS/STIs and FP/RH clinical services with other health and non-health activities within the project.
  • Manage and be responsible for program data at all supported health facilities and contribute to documenting project success stories during routine programming.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Community Development, Public Health or related field. 
  • Registered Clinical officers/Nurses with the required experience will be considered. 
  • Post graduate degree is an added advantage
  • At least 5 years working experience in successful implementation of large RH/FP/MNCH/PMTCT programs
  • Strong programming and technical skills coupled with excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills
  • Experience working with MOH personnel and good knowledge of health systems and programs. 
  • Experience with USG funded program is an added advantage
  • A demonstrated track record of providing mentorship and supervision for strengthening healthcare services; training in quality improvement approaches
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with the National Health Strategic Plan / National Community Strategy
Office Manager - Nyeri
Reporting to the Deputy Chief of Party, the Office Manager will be responsible for providing administrative/office support to the APHIAPLUS KAMILI Nyeri office and extend to other satellite offices as required. 

This includes providing administrative/office support to the APHIAPLUS KAMILI partners, visitors and/or consultants. 

He/She will be responsible for implementing and maintaining on-site administrative, procurement, asset management and security systems to ensure the integrity, smooth running and effective performance
of APHIAPLUS KAMILI Nyeri office.

  • Oversee and manage the office operations functions of the APHIAPLUS KAMILI office including purchasing, vehicle and asset management, stores management and office security.
  • Verify all procurement invoices, before they are forwarded to finance for payment.
  • Review and maintain necessary administrative files/logs/registers/reports.
  • Provide feedback to the Deputy Chief of Party and the Senior Administration Manager on routine office-based administrative issues.
  • Work closely with the Senior Administration Manager to improve administrative systems as required.
  • Supervise Administrative staff in the region.
  • Supervise maintenance of office vehicles, ensure timely servicing and monitor documentation related to these vehicles i.e. insurance, etc.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar capacity
  • Basic accounting and office management experience
  • Experience working in a busy office within the private sector especially with an international organization.
  • Experience with USG funded project added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with high integrity and a sense of confidentiality
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS word, Excel and PowerPoint
Interested applicants should send a CV with three referees and detailed cover letter by email to not later than 25th October 2013. 

Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.
Only those selected for interview will be contacted
Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer

Community Development Trust Fund
Leadership Opportunity in Community Development
Programme Coordinator
Ref: CDTF/PC/2013
Community Development Trust Fund (CDTF) was established in 1996 as a joint initiative of the Government of Kenya and the European Union through a Legal Notice No. 303 of 1996. 

Under this collaboration two funding facilities were set: the Community Environmental Facility (CEF) and the Community Development Programme (CDP).The Royal Danish Embassy joined the existing partnership through a Legal Notice No.172 of 20th September 2007 and started channeling funds through the Community Environmental Facility sub-component providing support towards community based environmental projects.

CDTF seeks a qualified, energetic and capable candidate to serve as a Programme Coordinator (PC). Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Programme Coordinator will be responsible for providing strategic internal and external leadership and management towards realization of its goals.
The successful candidate will be employed on a two year contract renewable subject to performance and availability of funds.
Key Responsibilities
  • Finalize preparation and oversee the implementation of CDTF’s strategic plan;
  • Review and oversee implementation of CDTF’s communication strategy;
  • Communicate CDTF’s vision and mission and promote the organisation’s values and ethical standards;
  • Prepare and oversee the implementation of CDTF’s annual work plans and budgets;
  • Prepare progress, staff performance and management reports for the Board;
  • Monitor and evaluate CDTF’s project implementation, financial, human resource, procurement, legal systems and procedures;
  • Liaison between CDTF’s Management and the Board as well as link with CDTF’s clients externally; and
  • Promote innovations, learning and adaptations.
Qualifications and competences:
  • Minimum Master’s degree in social sciences, natural resources, a business or other related field;
  • At least 10 years proven working experience in providing strategic oversight, grants management and working with donor funded programmes;
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a senior management position;
  • Experience in networking, resource mobilization, socio-economic development and environmental management;
  • Unquestionable integrity.
An attractive remuneration package for the above position will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

If you believe you demonstrate the ability to meet the above criteria, please submit your application along with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts and quoting reference number CDTF/PC/2013 to reach us on or before 1500 hours on 4th November, 2013 addressed to:

The Programme Coordinator,
Community Development Trust Fund (CDTF),
Josem Trust House 2nd Floor, Bunyala/Masaba Road
P. O. Box 62199-00200, 
CDTF is an equal opportunity employer
New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited is the leading Dairy Company in the Country reknown for its world class brands that include KCC Butter, Ghee, Gold Crown, Safariland and Mala among others.

We are seeking to recruit dynamic and result driven persons to fill the following vacancies:-

Senior Accountant

Ref: HR/SA/01/10/2013

Job Purpose
The Senior Accountant will be Reporting to the Finance Manager. 

He/She will ensure timely processing of payments to suppliers, staff and locations as well as administration of petty cash and treasury management. 

The position also ensures proper accounting of all stocks, inventory and fixed assets as well as of the monthly production for all categories of products.
Key Responsibilities
  • Overseeing the management of all revenues including sales, rent etc
  • Ensuring returns of all taxes
  • Managing debt collection and monitoring credit
  • Calculating and posting of depreciation expenses
  • Maintaining the fixed assets register
  • Analyzing expenses for cost revision and management accounts
The Candidate Specifications:
The candidate must possess the following qualifications:-
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • At least 5 to 6 years’ experience
  • Be a CPA(K) holder
Essential Skills
  • Mandatory SAP knowledge and Accounting packages
  • Prior experience supervising a unit/others doing similar work
  • Excellent analytical skills
Assistant Accountant

Ref: HR/AA/02/10/2013
Job Purpose
The Assistant Accountant will be Reporting to the Accountant. 

He/She will ensure accurate and timely execution of financial and/or accounting transactions including payables, stocks, payroll, receivables, cost and management accounts.

Key Responsibilities
  • Posting supplier invoices
  • Preparing payment vouchers
  • Reconciling creditors accounts
  • Receiving, authenticating and posting cheques and banking slips.
  • Accurate and timely processing and payment of salaries and wages
  • Confirming the accuracy of stock records as well as conducting valuations and reconciliations of the same
  • Assisting in the preparation of cost and management reports and records
  • Reconciling stocks and conducting variance analysis
  • Performing inter – creamery tracking of stocks
  • Preparing customer statements and dispatching them to the location
  • Maintaining schedule of loans to farmers and ensuring deductions are made on time
  • Opening new supplier accounts and making adjustments to existing accounts as per request
  • Encrypting all electronic payments and transferring the files to the bank for processing
The Candidate Specifications:
The candidate must possess the following qualifications:-
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • At least 3 to 4 years’ experience
  • Be a CPA(K) holder
Essential Skills
  • Mandatory SAP knowledge and Accounting packages
  • Good organization and communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
N/B: Applications that do not meet the minimum qualifications shall not be considered.

If you meet the above requirements, send your applications quoting the Name of Position and Reference Number applied for, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, indicating current salary, copies of certificates, testimonies and contacts of at least three references and daytime telephone contacts to:

Chief Manager, Human Resource and Administration
New Kenya Co-operative Creameries
P.O. Box 30131 - 00100 GPO,

Please note that all applications SHOULD BE sent through the above address ONLY NOT later than 6th November 2013 by 5 p.m.

‘New KCC is an equal Employer.’
Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO supporting health programs to improve the health of women and their families. 

Jhpiego-Kenya works in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health in the areas of HIV, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health and Family Planning.

We are currently recruiting an innovative and experienced individual with exceptional writing and editing skills and a passion for compelling communication in all its forms. 

We need a highly motivated, outgoing and strategic communications professional able to work in a high pressure technical environment whilst juggling a challenging and diverse portfolio.

Communications Officer
Reporting to the Director of Communications and New Project Development, the Communications Officer will raise the profile and visibility of Jhpiego and Jhpiego-managed projects in Kenya through a variety of creative communications presentations, products and channels including stories, publications, presentations, film, info graphics, e-blasts, social media, conferences and events. 

Working closely with other members of the department, project leads, and other department heads, s/he will develop and implement internal and external communications plans that feed into the achievement of strategic objectives and build staff capacity in effective communications.

  • Work closely with select Project Directors to develop and implement annual communications/ documentation plans
  • Work closely with HR to support efforts to make Jhpiego a great place to work including overseeing the creation of a quarterly internal e-newsletter
  • Assist in the coordination of public affairs, media and external events
  • Support project staff to polish presentations for scientific conferences
  • Work with Jhpiego Kenya senior staff on fundraising initiatives providing input and communications support as needed.
  • Provide ongoing editorial support to ensure our external communications meet the highest standards.
  • Possess a master’s degree in communications, mass media, journalism, public relations or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience managing communications with NGOs, media houses or a development agency.
  • Ability to communicate with and to confidently engage with high ranking government and donor partners.
  • Demonstrated understanding of communications channels, including electronic and print media. 
  • Knowledge of photography is an added advantage.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Kiswahili.
  • Knowledge of best practices in communications and public relations, including multimedia, online, print and social media.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to multitask even under pressure of deadlines.
  • Easy-going personality who thrives on working with a diverse group of colleagues.
  • Be computer literate and proficient in desktop publishing skills.
Interested applicants should send a CV with three referees and detailed cover letter by email to not later than 25th October 2013. 

Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.
Only those selected for interview will be contacted
Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer

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