Job Title: Country Director, Kenya
 
Reports to: Director, Country Programs
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Commitment: Three years
 
Start date: As soon as possible
 
Application Deadline: Jan 10th, applications reviewed on a rolling basis

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), is an international non-profit research organization based in New Haven, CT and with country programs in 15 countries. 

IPA works with development partners and academic researchers to create and evaluate approaches to solving development problems, to communicate “what works” in development and to scale up successful projects in a variety of fields, including health, education, microfinance, governance and agriculture.
 
Position Summary:
 

IPA-Kenya (IPAK) is IPA’s oldest country program, and the site of many of its most influential projects, including seminal studies on de-worming, clean water promotion, bed-net usage and fertilizer subsidies. IPAK employs more than 500 contracted staff working on 20 different projects across multiple offices.
 
The Kenya Country Director (CD) position provides a unique opportunity to oversee and direct cutting-edge research and ensure that the research has lasting, real-world policy impact, working with academics from top universities, including Harvard, UC-Berkeley, Stanford, Yale and MIT. 

The Kenya CD will oversee a country program that has more than 20 impact evaluations that use a randomized controlled trial (RCT) approach across a range of sectors, including agriculture, rural finance and savings, health, education and others.  

As part of a global, strategic consolidation of IPA’s core business of research and policy work, IPAs “scale-up” projects – a national deworming and a safe water project - will be spun off into a new organization within 2015. 

This organization, called Evidence Action, will remain a close partner of IPA in bringing evidence-based policy-making to scale. The CD will help ensure this transition is smooth and successful.
 
The CD will oversee a management team, including a Deputy Country Director, Sr, Finance and Admin Director and Research Managers, providing overall leadership over the running of all administrative and project-related activities in the Kenya country program. 

They will also lead the continued strategic growth of the country program and assisting to disseminate results to local practitioners and policy makers. 

The Country Director will also be responsible for leading the continued, focused growth of IPA’s research agenda, by initiating new partnerships and projects in Kenya.
 
Responsibilities:
 
Development of Country Program in line with IPA Global and Kenya strategic plan
  • Ensure the constant development of new research proposals, working with the research management team to oversee technical design contributions as well as identifying and applying for funding support
  • Identify priority research questions and key concerns for policy makers
  • Work with researchers to initiate, manage and contribute towards the development of new research proposals with particular emphasis on tailoring research to the local context and ensure compliance to research design
  • Oversee the work of the research management team in creating and refining project budgets
  • Lead annual review of IPA Kenya’s strategic plan and the creation and successful execution of annual action plans
  • Ensure that the spin-off of Evidence Action is successfully concluded, and that the Country Program is “right sized/shaped” after the transition
Manage external relations
  • Represent IPA Kenya in national and local government agencies and partner organizations.
  • Develop new relationships in order for the country office to maximize its impact and manage existing relationships with current and potential partner organizations
  • Oversee capacity building of local development partners in evidence-based policy making and rigorous impact evaluations
  • Develop and launch a Policy Manager role to help  ensure projects link to strategic research agendas, that focus sectors are mapped, and project policy plans are effectively implemented
  • Oversee targeted dissemination, encourage scale up of successful projects; and
  • Disseminate results via local and international presentations, reports, and publications and encourage/lead scale up activities of successful projects
  • Liaise as needed with US-based and local Principal Investigators, IPA global and other country programs
Oversee and initiate high-quality research
  • Lead the senior research management team, including Research Managers and a Deputy Country Director, to ensure that projects meet all of IPA research and administrative protocols as well as the quality standards of the independent researchers (Principal Investigators)
  • Oversee project design and budgeting during the proposal stage to ensure evaluations meet IPA standards
  • Working through the research management team, ensure data collection and data entry operations for all studies and overall project management  meets IPA’s research protocols
  • Build systems and structures to build staff capacity and ensure overall data quality, expand the capacity of the country office to program and conduct electronic surveys, and work to incorporate best practices and lessons learned in research and operations by other IPA offices and research affiliates
Oversee finances and ensure sound operations of the IPA Kenya
  • Working through the research management team, oversee and manage a team of Project Managers, Associates and Coordinators, whose responsibilities include project design and implementation, data collection, data management and analysis, and reports;
  • Oversee and manage human resources, IT, finance and other support staff with Senior Management within IPA  country program;
  • Coordinate office and country-wide meetings and trainings;
  • Oversee office administration, including human resources, information technology, project budgets and accounting; and oversee hiring of long-term IPA staff in the country program.
  • Ensure proper compliance with financial procedures, approve expenditures, make accurate projections and ensure overall compliance.
  • Supervise the Director of Financial and Administrative Restructuring to ensure the efficient execution of administrative functions, and the overall organizational and legal compliance of IPA Kenya
Mitigate and manage risks
  • Take steps to mitigate risk and to safeguard the organization’s reputation; and
  • Oversee procurement, billing, staff safety and security and ensure organizational legal compliance.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Graduate degree in international affairs, international public policy, development economics, or field related to international economic development;
  • A minimum of 5 years of management experience;
  • Experience developing new projects and knowledge of human resource and financial management;
  • Experience with budgeting and project planning;
  • Passion for connecting rigorous research to policy makers and practitioners and communicating what works and what does not work in development;
  • Ability to lead a large and complex country program and oversee rigorous impact evaluations;
  • Commitment to leading a diverse team and building staff capacity;
  • Ability to communicate effectively across cultures with multiple stakeholders including international and local academic researchers, government officials, NGO partners, enumeration teams, and study participants;
  • Significant working experience in Africa is required - experience in Kenya and knowledge of Swahili preferred.
  • Experience managing funds from multiple donors required; specific experience with USAID Cooperative Agreements preferred;
  • Excellent management and organizational skills and ability to work independently;
  • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and a team player;
  • Strong quantitative skills and familiarity with randomized controlled trials; and
  • High proficiency in English; strong oral and written communication skills.
Application Instructions:
 
Please follow the application instructions below.  Any applications or CVs submitted outside this process will not be considered.  

Note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
 
Send an email to jobs@poverty-action.org, following these instructions exactly:
  • In the subject line: Copy exactly the following position line:101082IPAKenya, Country Director
  • In the email body: Put your full name, first (given) name followed by last (family) name
  • Attachments: Please attach ONLY your cover letter and resume
Please do not include any text besides your name in the body of the e-mail. Adding extra text will interfere with the processing of your application.
 
IPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer

All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

IPA will endeavour to make a reasonable accommodation to a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact us at jobs@poverty-action.org.

DIisclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work to be performed by the Country Director.  The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the organization. Please direct questions to jobs@poverty-action.org.
Production Manager
 
Industry: Manufacturing
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: 200,000 - 275,000
 
Our Client a leading manufacturing industry seeks to recruit a product Manager. 

The ideal manages existing products and services as well as creating and integrating new products and product changes. The Product Manager conducts margin analysis, industry/market research. 

The candidate leads regularly scheduled meetings centered on system and operational requirements for product changes and new product development.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage in-life product performance: sales, margin, and churn, conducting extensive numerical analysis using company data.
  • Identify and present innovative and creative product solutions.
  • Project management of all product integration/launches/changes throughout implementation.
  • Identify the business and operational requirements based upon the business requirements & objectives of each product.
  • Display a high level of critical thinking in cross-functional process analysis and problem resolution for new and existing products.
  • Coordinate and build strong working relations with various internal organizations including; IT, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Product Development, & Operations.
  • Lead the development, approval, training, and communication of new products/product changes and their associated customer, operational, system, & process impacts to the various internal organizations.
  • Develop & conduct specialized training on new products launched and raise awareness & application of relevant subject matter.
  • Monitor internal processes for efficiency and validity pre & post product launch/changes.
Skills and Qualifications
  • Engineering background with knowledge in plastics manufacturing and chemistry
  • Experience in product development, strategic planning, and implementation preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to write and deliver training courses and materials
  • Ability to exercise tact and good interpersonal skills
  • Be a self-starter, a highly motivated person able to work in a fast paced environment that is continually changing.
To apply, send your CV ONLY to applications@flexi-personnel.com before Tuesday 17th December 2013. 

Clearly indicate the position applied for, location of interest, and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line
IT Developer
 
Harler Technologies Limited is a company that focuses on the unique computing, networking and application needs for small to medium sized businesses. 

We are seeking to recruit an individual for the above mentioned position.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Website, Software & Database Development;
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers via meetings, telephone calls and emails;
  • Visiting potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • Acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets;
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales;
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions;
  • Gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements;
  • Making accurate, rapid cost calculations, and providing customers with quotations; and
  • Manage social media platforms and campaigns.
The ideal candidate should have the following:
  • Diploma in Information Technology;
  • Extensive experience with Content Management Systems, PHP and MySQL and .NET Technologies;
  • Knowledge of current trends in the ICT Industry;
  • Self-motivated and competitive, results-driven attitude;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Time management skills and ability to prioritize; and
  • Persuasive and influential verbal communication skills.
All applications to be sent to info@harlertechnologies.com no later than 16th December, 2013

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Quote the job title in the subject of the email.

Job Title: Supply Chain / PC Head
 
Reporting to: General Manager
  
Nairobi, Kenya 
 
Very Competitive compensation 
 
Full Time Employment 

Our client a leading skin care products multinational company is urgently looking for a Supply Chain / PC Head to be based in Kenya.
 
Role Purpose: Plan and implement all actions to ensure SC/PC operation and manufacturing activities in the region and for export based on the regional/ global standards and guidelines. 
Main Accountabilities

Strategy


  • Participating in the development of the overall regional strategy. 
  • If necessary adaptation of global supply chain strategy and global quality strategy to regionalSC/PC demands. 
  • Responsible for implementation of regional/corporate POF (perfect order fulfillment) strategy for PC.
Supply Management 
 
Ensure availability of standard finished goods in line with demands provided by MU’s/SC Region in compliance with required standards, regulations and corporate/regional planning guidelines to ensure defined Service Level targets at defined product quality. This includes
  • Constant planning and coordination of daily production at optimal utilization of the given technology and capacity and efficient material flows and logistics in compliance with set standards, regulations and guidelines.
  • Implementation and continuous improvement of Quality Management System.
  • Procurement of defined local & regional materials, consumables and services including supplier development.
  • Full supply management for defined 3PMs including selective procurement activities.
  • Inventory mgmt for all materials and finished goods in PC Brazil and Hubs.
  • Reporting and analysis of PC Statement of Income and performance figures. Implementing actions in case of deviations from agreed objectives, plans or expected levels as well as annual Supply Chain Planning (SCP) for the next year.
  • Participation in consistent optimization of agility, flexibility and product replenishment lead time.
  • Data Management and IT
Ensure appropriate IT systems and relevant data in compliance with required standards, regulations and guidelines.
 
IIM Process
  • Ensure planning, co-ordination and implementation of production launches and re-launches with GBU, Regional/Global SC and DC’s in order to guarantee a timely, quality, cost and service optimized launch /re-launch of finished goods.
  • Ensure Phase-in/Phase-out process.
Organisation and Processes
  • Responsible for development & implementation of PC Roadmap defining measures for capacity investments including business case, TPM, savings and organisational excellence in compliance with required standards, regulations and corporate/regional guidelines.
Leadership
  • Guide, motivate and develop the subordinated staff. 
  • Ensure adequate talent pipeline for international SC. 
  • Ensure implementation and steering of required standards to achieve full compliance with regulation for Safety, Health and Environment for effective protection of people and environment.
Financial and Compliance with internal & external regulations
  • Accountable for full financials of PC. 
  • Ensure continuous saving initiatives to optimize Material Cost, Fixed and Conversion Cost based on Regional/Corporate processes. 
  • Ensure compliance with all internal and external guidelines, rules and regulations. 
  • Legal representative of affiliate company.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • University degree
  • 5 years experience in Supply Chain
  • Strong analytical, communication, networking and interpersonal skills
  • Leadership of teams
  • International working experience
  • English business fluent
Please send your CV in word or PDF format. 

The position applied should be the subject of your email

recruit@careeroptionsafrica.com
Our client is a milk processing company dealing in production of fresh milk, yoghurt and curd milk and is seeking to recruit pro-active and self-driven individual to fill the position of Engineering Manager reporting to Managing Director
 
Job Purpose: To lead the Engineering and Maintenance team and ensure consistent serviceability and availability of factory facilities, plant and machinery so as to safely and cost-effectively meet production and packaging demands, and other business goals set out jointly with management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement preventative maintenance for all equipment and facilities
  • Ensure factory facilities, grounds, loans and fences are well maintained.
  • Prepare and control maintenance budget
  • Ensure utilities are available at all times and in the case of power outage, follow up to minimize downtime.
  • Supervise, train and develop an effective and efficient engineering team.
  • Develop processes and procedures for engineering operations and ensure safety principles and guidelines are applied at all times before, during and after maintenance shutdowns.
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
Minimum Qualifications
  • A holder of B.Sc. Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with 3 Years work experience in a busy food / beverage FMCG manufacturing firm
or
  • A holder of a Diploma / Higher National Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with over 5 years work experience in a busy food / beverage FMCG manufacturing firm
  • Experienced in maintenance of boilers, milk processing and packing machines, compressors
N/B: Candidates with prior work experience in a milk processing and packing company will be preferred.

Skills required
  • Proficiency with office computer applications
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Good negotiator
  • Time management skills and attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills
  • Team player
  • Proactive
  • Goal focused
Salary: KShs. 70,000 – 100,000 gross
 
How to apply: If you are interested in the position and have the skills and competencies our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please send a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke before Close of Business 19th Dec, 2013.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Vacancy: Data Entry Clerk

Background
 
Jacaranda Health is a social venture that aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa. We are combining business and clinical innovations to provide affordable maternity and reproductive health services to low-income urban women. 

We have launched one clinic in Nairobi this year, and plan to expand to other locations in the region. 
 
We strive to be a data-driven company which improves its quality of care, operational efficiency, and the health outcomes for our patients by carefully monitoring our results.

Job Summary
 

Jacaranda Health Ltd is looking for an intelligent, proactive, and flexible individual with data entry experience with great attention to detail to fill the position of a Data Entry Clerk. 

This individual will be responsible for entering data from medical record paper forms into an electronic system. 

This position is initially on a three (3) months fixed term contract basis. 

This can transform to a full time role, upon establishing performance and fit with the organization. 

Responsibilities
  • Perform accurate daily transcription of data primarily from paper medical records into an electronic system
  • Audit the quality of the data entry
  • Maintain processes of tracking daily data entry using Excel spreadsheets and electronic tools
  • Perform additional data entry tasks (of patient satisfaction surveys, other) into our electronic system
  • Perform additional tasks as requested by the Manager
  • Attend to other administrative duties as assigned
Requirements
  • At least a Diploma from a recognized academic institution
  • Minimum C+ in KCSE or equivalent
  • Minimum 1-2 years of work experience in a demanding professional environment desired particularly in data entry preferably in a medical setting (knowledge of basic medical terminology highly desirable)
  • Ability to type at least 35 words per minute highly desirable
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer use (Microsoft  Suite especially MS Excel and Google products and e mail) - A practical exam will be conducted to test this during the interview.
  • Strong written and oral communicator with good attention to detail
  • Proactive, self-starter and team-oriented; able to multi-task effectively and manage competing priorities in a typical start-up environment
  • Dependable and upholding highest level of honesty and confidentiality
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili
To Apply
 
Interested candidates may apply by:
 
1. Completing the online form available by clicking here: Data Entry Clerk Application Form - December 2013 or by pasting this link into your web browser: http://goo.gl/EiJ98y 
 
2. Submitting the current resume’ and cover letter to jobs@jacarandahealth.org. 

Only applicants that have completed the online form as well as submitted their CV will be considered. 

No calls please. 

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications received, we will be unable to confirm all submissions. 

Submission will be received by January 10, 2013, but preference will be given to applications submitted by December 18, 2013.
Multiple Use Water Systems Project
 
Position: Field Officers (30)
 
Deadline to Apply: December 24th, 2013
 
Start Date: January 13th 2014
 
Location: Ndaragwa- Nyahururu
 
About Innovations for Poverty Action: Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a non-profit research organization that creates and evaluates approaches to solving development problems. 

IPA disseminates the results of its evaluations to policymakers, practitioners, investors and donors around the world.

About the MUWS project: In collaboration with a number of academicians in North America, and with a Dairy Cooperative, Innovations for Poverty Action has been undertaking a research project on water access, agricultural profitability and productivity in Nyandarua and Laikipia districts. 

IPA is working on a water project with a dual use nature, i.e. that it will support water both for agricultural (irrigation for crops, drinking water for livestock) as well as domestic purposes. 

The project has been running for the last close to 4 years.
 
At the moment IPA wants to undertake several follow up surveys on farmers recruited under Phase I and Phase II respectively and wish to recruit qualified persons to complete these tasks. 

We are seeking Field Officers (FO) to help on conducting in person interviews with households in the catchment areas covered by Nyala dairy which include Ndaragwa, Shamata, Nogoka, Gwakungu, Kariguini etc., help refine and test survey instruments both for flow and appropriateness of the language use and ability to capture relevant data, organizing and translating survey instruments to different languages local languages.
 
The Field Officers will be based in Ndaragwa and will require travel in the region .He/she will work closely with fellow Field Officers, Project Manager (PM) and Project Coordinator (PC). The FO will spend approximately 90% of his/her time in the field and 10% of his/her time in the office
 
Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:
 
General
  • Prompt arrival to work
  • Completion of scheduled activities each day in a timely manner
  • Interact with community members and partner organization staff with the highest level of integrity and understanding
  • On non-field days, conscientious performance of office work for instance translations, per training/learning
  • Assist in daily survey organization and storage
  • Ensure data integrity is maintained at all times and minimize errors in data collection and transport
  • Administer household surveys
  • Visit households
  • Networking with the different components of the project and reporting appropriately
Qualifications:
 
Required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili. Knowledge of local languages (Kikuyu and Kalenjin added advantage)
  • Experience with data collection through household surveys, academic tests, exit interviews, focus groups or observations
  • Ability to recognize when questions are difficult or unclear to subjects
  • Excellent note taking ability during interviews
  • Willingness to travel within the region we are working in
  • Comfortable with interviewing individuals within their homes
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills (mandatory)
  • Ability to comfortably work with groups and within groups
Desired
  • Bachelors’ degree or college diploma in social sciences, health and /or business administration- these must be genuine - reserve the right to countercheck
  • Past experience in data collection – show proof of this in application
  • Experience with pilot studies, especially related to improving data collection tools
  • If worked with the project in the past added advantage but no guarantee of being selected - please indicate clearly on application
To apply: 

 Please send a cover letter and detailed CV, 2 references, daytime working phone number(s), and email address. 

Your CV should include your scores or grades and other measures of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work experience and languages spoken fluently

Applications can only be sent by email to jobs-kenya@poverty-action.org 

Please ensure that the subject line reads: “FIELD OFFICER”REF NO: MUWS -2013-12-1. 

Any evidence of canvassing would lead to direct disqualification.
 
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Field Officer. The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the organization. Please direct questions to jobs-kenya@poverty-action.org.

Position: Sales and Marketing
 
Location: Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru
 
Industry: Manufacturing.
 
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 PLUS Commissions

Our Client a leading manufacturer of an exquisite range of spring mattress, beds, Firm top divans, spring box divans and Headboards for both commercial and domestic applications for over 30 years is looking for an energetic, highly experienced Sales Executives who can market the company’s goods and services to prospective clients.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Influencing customers to buy products by following a prepared sales talk to give product information and price quotations.
  • Ensuring all marketing opportunities is effectively translated into sales.
  • Acting as a direct contact between the company and its existing and potential markets.
  • Preparing proposals and quotations to customers.
  • Gaining clear understanding of the customer’s requirements.
  • Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results according to the company policies.
  •  Developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet the agreed company objectives.
  • Identifying target markets and developing strategies to communicate with them.
  • Monitoring and analyzing market trends.
  • Building market position of the company by locating, developing, defining, negotiating and closing business relationships with clients.
  • Preparing action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made.
Skills and Qualification Required
  • Degree/Diploma in Sales & Marketing from a reputable institution.
  • 3 years hands on experience in sale and Marketing within a manufacturing industry.
  • Self driven personality with demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent Interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.
  • Proven team player skills.
  • Ability to meet sales targets.
  • Strong selling and negotiating skills.
To apply, send your CV ONLY to cvs@flexi-personnel.com before Tuesday 17th December 2013. 

Clearly indicate the position applied for, location of interest, and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.
Jobs in Uganda
 
A group of 5 star Hotel is looking to fill the position below for their Hotel in Mbale Uganda.
 
General Manager
 
The General Manager is required to take over the day to day running of their Hotel in Mbale, Eastern Uganda from the 1st of February 2014.

The ideal candidate should have at least 10 years of experience as a GM running remote hotels in Africa.

Previous new unit opening experience would be preferential or change-management experience and the ability to develop a cohesive team.

This will be a two year contract subject to renewal.

The package offered:
  • Basic salary of $ 2,000 per month structured with 70% paid tax free in dollars with the balance paid in local currency and subject to the ruling tax rate, currently at 30%.
  • An incentive structure of $ 1,000 per month to be discussed and agreed on with the incumbents.
  • Suitable furnished on-site accommodation
  • 1 return flight back per year after the completion of one full year of service.
  • Local medical cover
  • Use of a company vehicle with fuel allowance
  • Company cell phone with applicable allowance
This position would a single person without children.
 
If you meet the above, kindly send or resend your application along with an up-to-date CV with telephone contacts for three professional referees to swift.recruitment.recruit@gmail.com including your daily telephone contact, current net salary and your expectation.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
Vacancy: Licensing Assistant
 
Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) and Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK) are Collective Management Organisations licensed by the Kenya Copyright Board under the Copyright Act, 2001 to represent producers of sound recordings and performers of audio and audio-visual works respectively. 

KAMP and PRISK are both mandated to collect license fees from the users of sound recordings and audiovisual works and distribute royalties to their respective rights holders. 
Purpose: KAMP-PRISK seek to engage a full-time Licensing Assistant to support the Licensing department with contract management and compliance. 

The appointed Licensing Assistant will be a team player with the ability to establish strong relationships across all levels both internally and externally with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Duties and Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Licensing Manager, the Licensing Assistant shall have the following responsibilities:
  • Drawing and examining contracts and licensing documents.
  • Preparing correspondences with licensees.
  • Establishing and organizing legal documents and files and monitoring calendars.
  • Facilitating legal action against defaulters.
  • Ensuring the License Processing policy is adhered to.
  • Ensuring systems and procedures are legally sound and legal files are up to date.
  • Conducting licensing activities and making progressive reports to the Licensing Manager.
  • Conducting any other duties as may be assigned by the Licensing Manager from time to time.
Qualifications and Key Competencies
  • A Bachelor of laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university. A Post Graduate diploma from Kenya School of Law is an added advantage.
  • At least one year progressive working experience in a legal setting with a bias in Intellectual Property Law.
  • Legal administrative skills, reporting skills and public relationships skills.
  • Must be detail oriented and organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks.
  • Independent self-starter with pro-active approach to work and excellent follow through skills with attention to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated professionalism and the ability to manage work relationships in a respectful and courteous manner.
  • Must be dedicated to aligning with company goals in ensuring success
  • Proficiency in Excel, Outlook, Word and Adobe Acrobat. Ability to learn new interfaces quickly and use them effectively.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your resume and application letter to the address below. All applications must be delivered on or before Tuesday, 17th December 2013. 

The subject of the email should be LICENSING ASSISTANT.

Licensing Manager, 
KAMP-PRISK 
Email: info@prisk.or.ke

Only selected interview candidates will be contacted.
Vacancy: Personal Assistant in a Kindergartern
Job Overall Purpose: Manage the office effectively and efficiently.

Key Tasks:
  • Responding to routine inquiries from parents, pupils, visitors and teachers.
  • Maintaining an efficient filing system
  • Maintaining of all staff files
  • Facilitating the timely distribution and collection of electronic and surface mail
  • Preparing of all correspondence in the form of memos, letters, reports, minutes and agenda
  • Assisting in the organizing of school activities and events
  • Preparing other required documents through photocopying, laminating or binding.
  • Assisting in the disbursement of invoices or statements.
  • Ensuring that all required stationery is available in a timely manner.
Person Specifications:
 
Academic/Professional
  • Degree in Secretarial Studies with at least 3 years relevant working experience OR
  • Diploma in Secretarial with a degree in Business Administration from reputable institutions of learning with at least 3 years relevant working experience.
  • Experience that includes working in a learning institution is of added advantage.
Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Should also have high interpersonal, presentation, problem solving and numerical ability skills.
  • High Integrity is also key for this position and so is the proficiency in the use of IT and IT related tasks.
  • Preferred age:  24-30 years of age.
If you feel you fulfill the above requirements, kindly email  an application letter and a copy of your current CV as ONE document in MS WORD to consult@syn-solutions.com with the subject heading as PERSONAL ASSISTANT.  

The deadline for this application is 19th December 2013.

METROPOL REALTORS (K) is a new start up premier Commercial and Residential Property Management Solutions Provider based in Nairobi; engaged in providing specialized state of the art & tailor made Realty Solutions to a wide range of clientele.
 
We aim at being the leading provider of Integrated Realtor Services in Africa and to achieve that we are looking for dedicated professional with the extra push to get ahead of the competition. 

We are looking for someone who will assist build the business by acquiring new clients and the right candidate shall be allowed to acquire shares. 

We are looking for;

Position: Sales / Letting Agent
 

Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: KShs.40, 000 – 60,000 plus 4% commission

The main purpose of this job is to acquire new business, let, buy, and rent property for clients.

Responsibilities:
  • Aggressive Marketing & Promoting Real Estate services offered by the company and solicit owners in order to obtain new listings.
  • Obtaining pictures and measurements of rooms, doors, windows or any other specified areas for inclusion in newspaper advertisements and real estate booklet listings for property description
  • Inspecting the property to determine if any repairs are needed and notify the owner
  • Accompanying prospects to property sites, quote purchase price, describe features, and discuss conditions of sale/rent
  • Preparing of closing statements, overseeing of real estate documents, disburse funds, and coordinate closing activities.
Professional and Relevant Experiences
  • Proven excellent track record in acquisition of new property listings and evidence of a wide network of potential business.
  • Working experience in a real estate firm is an added advantage
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Be a mature and presentable person
  • Be a person who has integrity
  • An aggressive sales person
Qualifications
  • Degree/Diploma in Sales & Marketing/ Property Management is preferable from a reputable institution
  • Registration with the Estates & Managing Agents Board not a must but desirable
  • At least 3-5 years working experience
If you meet the above requirements, send your application with CV and cover letter to info@metropolrealtors.com indicating the title (Sales / Letting Agent Ksh.40 – 60K) on the subject line before 21st December 2013.

Please note your current salary in your cover note.

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