Kisii County Government
 
Office of the Governor
 
Vacancies
 
Interim Town Management Committee
 
Pursuant to the Urban Areas and Cities Act 2011, Kisii County Government is looking for dynamic and highly motivated individuals with relevant qualifications, experience and competencies to fill vacant positions of Interim Town Management Committee Kisii Town.
 
Applications are invited from:
 

a) The following professional bodies and associations to fill five vacancies;
 
i. an umbrella body representing professional associations in the area;
 
ii. an association representing the private sector in the area;
 
iii. a cluster representing registered associations of the informal sector in the area;
 
iv. a cluster representing registered neighbourhood associations in the area; and
 
v. an association of urban areas and cities,
 
b) Interested individuals that shall be recruited competitively to fill another for additional four (4) Vacancies
 
The positions are available on part time basis.
 
Key Responsibilities/Functions of the committees
  • Oversee the affairs of the town
  • Development and Adoption of Policies, plans, strategies and programmes
  • Setting targets for delivery of services
  • Formulate and implement the Town integrated development plan
  • Control land use, land sub division, land development, and zoning by public and private sectors for any purpose, purpose, including industry, commerce, markets, shopping and other employment centres, residential areas, recreational areas, parks, entertainment, passenger transport, agriculture, and freight and transit stations within the framework of the spatial and master plans for the town as may
  • be delegated by the county government;
  • Promote and undertake infrastructural development and services within the town
  • Develop and manage schemes , including site developments in collaboration with
    relevant national and county agencies
  • Maintain a comprehensive database and information system of the administration and provide public access thereto upon payment of a nominal fee to be determined by the board.
  • Administer and regulate its internal affairs
  • Implement applicable national and county legislation
  • Enter into such contracts, partnership or joint ventures as it may consider necessary for the discharge of its functions under the Urban Areas and Cities act or other written laws.
  • Monitor and, where appropriate , regulate town services where those services are provided by service providers other than the committee of the town
  • Prepare its budget for approval by the County executive committee and administer the budget as approved
  • As may be delegated by the County Government, collect rates , taxes , levies, duties, fees and surcharge on fees
  • Implement and Settle tariff , rates and tax and debt collection policies as may be delegated by the County Government
  • Monitor the impact and effectiveness of any services, policies, programmes or plans
  • Establish, implement and monitor performance management system
  • Promote a safe and healthy environment
  • Facilitate and regulate public transport and
  • Perform such other functions as may be delegated to it by the county government or as may be provided for by any written law.
  • Manage and develop human resources within their town administration
Requirement for appointment
 
To qualify for appointment an applicant must meet the following requirements
  • Is a citizen of Kenya;
  • Is ordinarily resident or has a permanent dwelling in the town/county
  • Carries on business in the town/county
  • Has lived in the town/county for at least five years
  • Has proven working experience of not less than five years in a relevant area
  • The person satisfies the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution.
Individual applicants and organizations making nominations should submit their application letter together with a detailed C.V, copies of certificates and other credentials, and chapter six of the constitution requirements and contacts of three professional referees, daytime telephone contacts and email address to the office named below by 3rd January, 2014:

The Interim County Secretary,
Kisii County
P.O Box 4550-40200,
Kisii
 
Online applications should be sent via email: countysecretary@kisii.go.ke or info@kisii.go.ke
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. 

CRS programs assist persons on the basis of need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality and works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs. 

CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. 

Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. 

We are seeking a suitable candidate to fill in the position below for a recently released 4-year Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Results Program (WRP) from the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID).
 
Position: Program Manager - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Results Program 

Ref.2013/30

Location: Nairobi
 
Job Purpose: The Program Manager (PM) will lead the Kenya country management and implementation components of a program aimed at improving access to water, sanitation, and hygiene services to target populations. 

S/he will oversee the day-to-day operations for the WRP in Kenya. 

S/he will ensure the timely planning and implementation of activities, provide technical WASH and strategic guidance to CRS and partner staff, monitor budget expenditures and reporting, and deliver high quality monitoring, evaluation and learning performance to achieve DFID’s objectives. 

The PM will establish and reinforce key relationships with the DFID representatives, pertinent government entities, and other sector stakeholders. 

The PM will report directly to the Program Director of the WRP and will coordinate with the in-country CRS Head of Programs to harmonize interventions within the agency’s broader project portfolio. 

Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
  • Lead the in-country WRP management team in achieving program targets based on contractual obligations and the payment by results schedule.
  • Oversee and support in-country implementing and resource partners’ performance based on sub-contract deliverables.
  • Assure that monitoring, evaluation, and learning processes are in place to report the real-time, point of service progress of WASH activities.
  • Provide timely preparation and submission of high quality narrative reports to the Program Director.
  • Work with in-country WASH team to provide strategic direction in technical areas.
  • Ensure program compliance with CRS policies and procedures and DFID regulations.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of program finances and progress status, review actual financial performance against the budget, DFID contract, and partner sub-contracts.
  • Act as primary in-country WRP contact to DFID and other local and international stakeholders.
  • Represent the WRP in the Country and Global Consultative Groups.
  • Ensure the consortium’s presence and active participation in cluster system to stay abreast of strategic changes and challenges in the humanitarian context, contribute to discussions on common WASH strategies and contribute to awareness raising on continued needs in the WASH sector.
  • Oversee the hiring, orientation, and training of key staff to ensure the recruitment, retention, and professional development of a talented, motivated team.
  • Provide direction and technical advice to the water and sanitation intervention team by supervising, mentoring, and monitoring their work as well as providing performance appraisals to them.
Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field such as environmental studies, international development, engineering, and/or public health.
  • At least 8 years of high level management experience in the development sector, preferably in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
  • Technical proficiency in water supply, sanitation, and/or hygiene program design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience with contract management preferred.
  • Proven success managing multi-million dollar development budgets.
  • Proven strategic planning and monitoring and evaluation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience leading coalitions, coordinating with and advocating among a broad set of diverse stakeholders including communities, local and national governments, donors, INGOs, and other local partners.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, high integrity and good stewardship of resources
Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Friday January 3, 2014.
 
Human Resources Manager
Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program
E-mail: hr@ke.earo.crs.org

Note: Please indicate the Reference Number of the position you are applying for on the ‘email Subject’. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Send a Cow and Heifer International Kenya, with support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Big Lottery Fund and other funding partners are implementing a multiyear project in the western region of Kenya aiming to transform the livelihoods of 57,000 people. 

The project covers the larger Western Kenya, i.e. combined Nyanza and Western Kenya regions in the counties of Homabay, Migori, Busia, Siaya, Kakamega, Bungoma and Vihiga.
 
Send a Cow (SAC) is an international NGO working in 8 African countries. Its mission is to give communities and families the hope and the means to secure their own futures from the land.

Heifer International Kenya is a humanitarian development organization dedicated to ending hunger and poverty and caring for the Earth by empowering small holder farm families around the globe to become self-reliant and attain sustainable livelihood through economically viable agricultural enterprises.
 
Send a Cow and Heifer International Kenya are seeking to recruit candidates for the following project positions: 

Send a Cow Positions:
 
Operations Manager
 
Reporting to the Country Manager Send a Cow Kenya, the Operations Manager will lead an effective and coherent programme team to deliver Send a Cow Kenya (SACK) programme operations, efficiently and effectively in line with SACK’s Vision, Mission, and Cornerstones 

This position is supported with funds from the UK Department for International Development.

Sustainable Agriculture (SA) Coordinator
 
Reporting to the Country Manager Send a Cow Kenya, the SA Coordinator will work with project staff and partners to support participating communities (individuals, groups or cooperatives) to understand and address their problems for their betterment through sustainable agriculture practices. 

This position is supported with funds from the Big Lottery Fund and the UK Department for International Development.
 
Heifer International Kenya Positions:
 
Business Development Advisor
 
Reporting to the Regional Coordinator, the Business Development Advisor will provide overall leadership in designing and implementing appropriate interventions and co-operative development within the project with the objective of building significant partnerships with both public and private organizations. 

S/He will provide specialized business advisory services and training to address the commercial needs of various value chain actors within the dairy, poultry and horticultural (vegetables and fruits) subsectors. 

This position is supported with funds from the Big Lottery Fund and the UK Department for International Development.
 
Processing Advisor
 
Reporting to the Heifer international Kenya Regional Coordinator, the Processing Advisor will manage the business operations of marketing hubs/co-operatives including managing and negotiating contracted agreements, assessing the needs of the marketing enterprises on processing and value addition. 

In addition h/she will assess farmer or supplier capacity building for improved quality (conducting training) and collaborating with partners to strengthen and develop successful enterprises. 

This position is supported with funds from the Big Lottery Fund and the UK Department for International Development.

Driver

Reporting to the Heifer International Kenya Regional Coordinator, the driver will perform work in the operation of a vehicle to assure safe transportation to and from various destinations. 

S/he will maintain Heifer vehicles by ensuring they stay clean and receive regular scheduled maintenance. 

S/he will be responsible for driving staff or guests to project sites and running office errands. 

In conjunction with administrative staff the driver will be responsible for ensuring that all required permits and insurance up to date. 

This position is supported with funds from the Big Lottery Fund.
 
How to apply
 
To apply for the position of Operations Manager or Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator, download the application pack fromwww.sendacow.org.uk/jobs

Completed applications should be emailed to info@sendacowkenya.org.
 
To apply for the positions of Business Development Advisor, Processing Advisor or Driver please visit www.heifer.org/careers
 
Closing date for all applications is Thursday January 9th 2014.
 
As indicated, positions are supported by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, and the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
Vacancy: Internal Auditor

Job Summary: Under the direction of Internal Audit Manager, the Auditor is responsible for the timely
execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects.
 
Key Results Areas
  • Conduct risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established/required timeline
  • Establish risk-based audit programs
  • Determine scope of review in conjunction with the Audit Manager
  • Review the suitability of internal control design
  • Conduct audit testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Verbally communicate findings to senior management and draft comprehensive and complete report of audit area.
  • Reviewing the adequacy and soundness of the existing Internal controls
  • Preparing audit plans and periodically up dating audit programmes
  • Preparing Internal Audit reports
  • Performing regular checks on all SISDO field offices to ensure policy compliance with financial and credit operation policies
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by management
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA (K), CISA an added advantage.
  • Minimum of two years audit experience in reputable Banks, SACCO or Microfinance environment.
  • Strong analytical, written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • Systems knowledge and familiarity
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task.
  • High levels of professionalism and integrity.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.
Working Conditions: Normal office environment; Approximately 60% travel.
 
The position is on a three - year renewable performance based employment contract.

Interested applicants should send their application letter, resume, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, names and contacts of three referees, current and expected remuneration and a day telephone contact to the undersigned on or before 2nd January, 2014:
 
The Human Resource & Administration Manager, 
SISDO,
P.O. Box 76622-00508, 
Nairobi.

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
IPS Channel Manager for East Africa
 
Nairobi, Kenya
 
NCR is seeking a Channel Manager for East Africa to target pre-identified prospects and existing customers within an assigned territory as well as position partners with other business units to expand cross-sell opportunities. 

Also, to develop new business opportunities with new customers and current accounts and assist with and/or develop new sales and marketing methods and approaches for driving the sales of NCR products through our partners. 

Responsibility also includes identifying and closing sales with large, critical designated vendors and the development and execution of IPS Channel plans with a focus on accelerated growth in the East Africa region. 

In addition, manage partners and proactively partner direct sales, product marketing and channel marketing to develop sales and channel plans to drive incremental sales through vendors in designated markets.

The ideal candidates should hold:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field
  • 5-10 years of related experience
  • Proven success in attaining objectives in a Consumables sales environment
  • Demonstrated success in managing account relationships; 
  • Demonstrated success in securing new business; 
  • Demonstrated channel knowledge
  • Advanced knowledge of the Consumables market – Laser Toners, Security Documents, Paper Rolls, Auto ID and bar coding marketplaces, thermal transfer ribbon products and related channels of distribution
  • Ability to develop senior level business relationships
  • Demonstrated expertise in creating, executing, and driving solution selling and product marketing for a technical product 
  • Strong work ethic, aggressive in meeting set goals, persistent in overcoming obstacles; 
  • Confident, articulate, and persuasive etiquette when dealing with people at all levels
  • Frequent travelling with short notice is necessary.
  • A good command of the English language (oral and written) is a must.
In return we offer a very attractive salary, benefits and a supportive environment, that encourages professional development and advancement opportunities.
 
If you are interested in this position, please apply online:www.ncr.com/careers
 
The job number to quote for this position is 620772
 
All applications must be in English and must reach NCR by January 5th, 2014
Vacancy: IT Specialist 

Trust African Bank is based in Somali, Mogandishu. 

We are looking for a potential candidate to fill above position on a 3 month contract or permanent basis.

Certification/Experience in:
  • Oracle server with solaris operating system
  • Oracle database 11g standard edition with real application clusters.
  • Must have a minimum working experience of 5 years in a busy organisation
If you meet the above requirements, email your application and a copy of your CV to:
info@trustafricanbank.com
The Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service, Kakuma Refugee Assistance Project and Host Community Project hereby invites applications from suitably qualified citizens for the following vacant positions.
 
1. Senior Child Protection Officer
 
The Senior Child protection Officer will be based in Kakuma and shall be responsible for coordinating and overseeing operational plans in the Child Protection Sector as assigned by the Team Leader. 

He/she will work to improve the proper operations, management and improvement of the department.

The incumbent will report directly to the Project Coordinator, while working closely on a daily basis in collaboration with other sectors of LWF.

Key Duties and Responsibilities will include among others:
  • Planning, implementation and co-ordination of LWF/DWS Child Protection activities in Kakuma Refugee Camp.
  • Facilitating the development of comprehensive Child Protection proposals with SMART objectives.
  • Responsible for implementing planned and funded activities under CP sector.
  • Ensuring those Child Protection activities are implemented in a participatory and cost-effective approach,
  • Foster good relations with host and refugee communities, other implementing partners and UNHCR in Kakuma.
  • Ensure co-ordination, information sharing and referrals with other LWF/DWS sectors and operational partners
  • Produce accurate, detailed and timely narrative reports highlighting objectives achievements/impact on children.
  • Proper management of LWF/DWS and donor capital goods and equipment assigned to CP sector activities,.
  • Drawing clear and specific staff job descriptions reflecting their position roles and responsibilities
  • Providing overall team leadership to Child Protection officers and Deputy Officers in their duties.
  • Responsible for carrying annual staff performance appraisal as well as individual staff performance.
  • Inducting and facilitating orientation of new staff under Child Protection sector in the operations.
Professional Qualifications:
  • A degree in social sciences studies from a recognized university is the preferred qualification. A degree in a related discipline would also be considered.
  • Proven training in project development and implementation.
  • Proven academic or on-job training and understanding of the Project Cycle model in managing humanitarian assistance.
Relevant Experience:
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in child protection or humanitarian programme. 
  • Experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical, and documentation skills in project management and proposal and report writing.
  • Strong representation/negotiation skills working with UN and partner agencies (NGO)
  • Practical experience of using the Project Cycle tool in the humanitarian sector.
  • Excellent Computer skills.
2. Deputy Child Protection Officer
 
The incumbent will report directly to the Child Protection Officer while working closely on a daily basis with other sectors of LWF.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities will include among others:
  • Ensure that Unaccompanied, Separated and orphaned children arriving in the camp are identified upon
  • In collaboration with other agencies facilitate tracing and reunification of unaccompanied/separated children.
  • Assess and identify the psychosocial needs of children in the camp
  • Conduct group and individual therapy sessions to address psychosocial needs of refugee children.
  • Identify and resolve cases of emerging conflicts between children and their care givers
  • Develop and facilitate training plans to address children identified needs.
  • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly/quarterly and feature reports as required.
  • Build the capacity of and supervise refugee staff to perform similar duties in the social and protection work.
Person Specifications/Qualifications
  • Degree in social sciences, Development studies, Developmental Psychology or related field.
  • Post graduate diploma in child care and development will be an advantage.
  • Training in child counselling skills is an added advantage
  • At least 2 years experience in child related areas in a humanitarian setting
  • Experience in proposal development, planning and implementation of child focused projects.
  • Excellent communication, organization and presentation and leadership skills
3. Bid Officer
 
The incumbent will report directly to the Child Protection Officer while working closely on a daily basis with other sectors of LWF.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assess immediate safety and risk factors of abused children and take necessary protection action.
  • Document and analyze the trends of child abuse cases in the camp and recommend for the best action
  • Train staff on BIA/BID systems procedures and review all reports before submitting to Child protection officer
  • Conduct trainings on child rights to agency staff, Community leaders and child protection structures
  • Participate in the BID panel meetings, review and follow up on deferred cases.
  • Participate in fund raising for child protection activities in Kakuma refugee camp
  • Develop and facilitate training plans to address children identified needs
  • Manage and maintain documentation and records of protection cases for purposes of follow up and referral.
  • Prepare and submit weekly/monthly/quarterly and feature reports on legal protection as required
  • Build the capacity of and supervise refugee staff to perform similar duties in the protection work for children
Person Specifications/Qualifications
  • Degree in social sciences, Development studies, Developmental Psychology or related field.
  • Post graduate diploma in child care and development will be an advantage.
  • Training in child counselling skills is an added advantage
  • At least 2 years experience in child related areas in a humanitarian setting
  • Experience in proposal development, planning and implementation of child focused projects.
  • Excellent communication, organization and presentation and leadership skills
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. 

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. 

LWF/DWS 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 3.01.2014

C/o Administrator /HR , 
P.O. Box 48 Kakuma, 
Or e-mailed to: lwfkak@gmail.com
 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Position: Real Estate Manager
 
Reporting to Chief Operating Officer, the candidate will be part of a team of professionals, in our Real Estate Division
 
Essential Responsibilities:
 
The Real Estate Manager will be responsible for managing real estate transactions which include site selection, due diligence, purchase and sale of real estate, feasibility and viability studies and stakeholder communication. 

Also He / She shall:

  • Conduct strategic planning and tactical execution of real estate projects with focus on optimality
  • Oversee all acquisitions, disposals, lease extensions & terminations and property management activities
  • Manage agents / professional actors’ relationships to ensure the highest quality of service delivery
  • Ensure strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedure, all Environmental Health & Safety and Policies requirements as relates to property transaction and management processes
  • Collate real estate market intelligence, trends and forecasts for use in planning
  • Monitor and ensure legal compliance and due diligence on real estate deals working with the Company’s in-house legal officers
  • Undertake periodic real estate valuations in conjunction with appointed Valuers for accounting and other requirements
  • Monitor and ensure that all transactions are done compliantly to Company’s internal processes.
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelors in Land Economics / Real Estate or applicable degree, with minimum 5 years of experience in corporate real estate portfolio management, including experience with transaction strategy, site selections, lease negotiations, marketing and property acquisitions / dispositions within Kenya
  • Registered Estate Agent
  • Knowledge of real estate market and investment valuation methodologies
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
DNA 1607
P.O. Box 49010-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Applications to be received by January 20, 2014
Nafasi Ya Kazi - Dereva
 
Kampuni maarufu ya uchukuzi iliyo na vituo vyake karibu na Nakuru na Mombasa ina nafasi ya kazi kwa Dereva wa Trela nzito.
 
Ni lazima awe na vyeti vifuatavyo:-
  • Leseni halali ya I - Art. M/V
  • Kitambulisho halali
  • Barua kutoka kwa mwajiri wako wa zamani
  • Onyesha kwa vyeti kuwa umeendesha lori lenye uzito (semi trailer) kwa muda usiopungua miaka mitano.
Tuma barua na nakala zako kwa:-

Mkurugenzi Mkuu,
Sanduku la Posta 15030
Nakuru 20100
Receptionist

Vacancy has arisen at one of our associate company, Williamson Power Ltd, which deals with Generator sales and service.
 
Purpose: Reporting to the Administration Manager, the job holder will be responsible for the efficient running of the front office through provision of secretarial services, client service coordination, general administration and liaison between the office and clients at all times.

Key Responsibilities
 

The job holder will carry the following amongst other duties:
  • Provide secretarial services including drafting letters, contracts, quotations and proforma invoices for clients.
  • Coordinate Client Service schedules and ensure follow-up.
  • Facilitate smooth operation of the busy switchboard by attending to all telephone calls in an appropriate and professional manner.
  • Maintain inventory of all correspondence including incoming or outgoing documents to ensure ease of traceability
  • Handle queries and complaints from clients and escalate as necessary to the Service Coordinator
Required Qualifications
  • Diploma in Business Management or Secretarial Studies.
  • Proficient in MS Office and MS Outlook.
  • At least 2 years’ experience working as a receptionist in a busy setting and must be able to operate a PABX, computers and other office machines such as printers, scanners, fax, copier etc.
  • Able to handle several incoming calls and deal with clients and visitors in a professional manner.
  • Carry out duties with due diligence and sense of confidentiality
  • Have a fast typing speed (with accuracy).
  • Be articulate and self-confident and able to multitask
If you meet the above requirements, please submit a letter of application stating your expected salary, certificates including a detailed CV, telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees. 

Your application should reach us not later than 31st December 2013 and be addressed to:

The Managing Director
Williamson Tea Kenya Ltd
P.O Box 42281-00100
Nairobi

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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