Statistician - Transport Observatory Project
Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority Secretariat
The Northern Corridor Transit and Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA) is regional intergovernmental organization with the mandate to facilitate trade and transport along the Northern

The Northern Corridor is the transport system linking the Kenya sea port of Mombasa with the hinterland countries of Uganda, DRC, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.
The NCTTCA Secretariat is looking for qualified candidates to fill the post of Statistician for its Transport Observatory Project which is supported by TradeMark East Africa. 

The transport Observatory is web based tool that monitors the performance of the trade and transport flows along the Northern Corridor.
The specifications for the job are:
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with the NCTTCA Stakeholders to obtain data for the Transport Observatory Project;
  • Compile and analyze the data, and generate performance indicators on volumes, costs and rates, time and delays, efficiency and productivity and seasonal variations, traffic classifications, compliance to axle load limits, ports and border post clearance, vehicle operating costs, road user costs and accident statistics;
  • Prepare and disseminate weekly and monthly performance reports to stakeholders on the transport systems along the Northern Corridor.
  • Ensuring analysis are complete and up to date through continuous flow of data from data providers and stakeholders;
  • Liaise with stakeholders to address data gaps and to validate the observations arising out of the data analysis;
  • Work with technical experts in preparation of other periodic statistical reports;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Qualification and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Statistics from a recognized university. Having qualifications in transport economics is an added advantage.
  • At least five years experience in compiling and analyzing international trade and transport data.
  • Demonstrate ability to independently provide significant program support
Key Skills and Competencies:
  • Advanced information technology skills especially SPSS or any other statistical package, SQL, Microsoft access and Microsoft Excel;
  • Good interpersonal, intercultural and organizational skills;
  • Good writing and communication skills;
  • Good knowledge of English and/or French; ability to work in the two languages is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge ofASYCUDA, SIMBA and KWATOS is an added advantage.
Duty Station: Mombasa, Kenya.
Contract Type: Service Contract (One year renewable based on performance)
Reporting: The Statistician Transport Observatory Project reports to the Head of Program, Transport Policy and Planning NCTTCA Secretariat.

This vacancy is open to both Male and female citizens from the Northern Corridor Member States of Burundi, DRC, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Uganda.

Interested candidates should submit their application and signed detailed CVs indicating their full addresses together with copies of all the relevant supporting documents (certificates and testimonials) to the Executive Secretary NCTTCA by 10th February 2014 through the following email address:
UN World Food Programme – Somalia

Vacancy Announcement No. 
VA-002/2014 (Position Number: 14-0014770)
Post Title: Senior  Procurement Assistant  

2 Positions

Contract type: 
Service Contract 
Post Grade: SC6
Duty Station: Nairobi
Duration: One Year (Initial) 
Date of issue: 17th January  2014
Closing Date: 30th January  2014 
Organizational Background: The World Food Programme Somalia activities include food assistance for nutrition, livelihoods, relief and emergency school feeding, while also supporting humanitarian air and logistics services, food security coordination and infrastructure rehabilitation projects. 
This position is open to qualified Kenyan nationals only. 

Female candidates in particular, are encouraged to apply.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Procurement Unit, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Guide, train and supervise support staff engaged in the processing of procurement reports and returns from Area Offices;
  • Analyse, control and maintain data from various sources in procurement systems and take corrective action as necessary;
  • Respond to procurement queries from staff in the unit and elsewhere in the Programme;
  • Initiate administrative actions related to procurement information;
  • Update and track processing of procurement actions;
  • Prepare purchase orders and contracts for review by the Procurement Officer;
  • Prepare statistical tables and standard reports;
  • Oversee and provide guidance on data input and validation into procurement related databases;
  • Maintain relevant internal databases, files and keep track of contractual agreements;
  • Verify claims for accuracy and conformance with procurement rules and regulations;
  • Manage and coordinate negotiations including contract disputes and claims;
  • Brief/debrief staff members on issues relating to procurement transactions;
  • Evaluate, develop and recommend procedures. Interpret and assess the impact of changes and make recommendations on follow up actions;
  • Draft or prepare correspondence to respond to enquiries; review correspondence drafted by other assistants prior to clearance by Procurement Officer;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Secondary school education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in a field related to procurement, business administration, finance, logistics and supply management.

Experience: At least five years of progressively responsible support experience including atleast three years in finance, human resources, audit, evaluation or related fields and at least one year at G5 level or equivalent. 

Language: Fluency in both written and spoken English is a requirement.

  • Knowledge of WFP manuals in the area of procurement. 
  • Experience utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other WFP standard software packages and systems.  
  • General knowledge of UN system administrative policies, rules, regulations and procedures.
Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications only according to the following procedures:
Step 1: Create your online CV.
Step 2: Click on “Description” to read the position requirements and “Apply” to submit your application.
Note: You must complete Step 2 in order for your application to be considered for this vacancy.
Job Function: Reporting to the Club’s Management Committee, theClub General Manager will be accountable for the Club’s performance and overall management. 

His/her principal areas of responsibility will include overseeing all aspects of the Club’s operations, overseeing the budgeting and financial management process, promoting the Club and its facilities through sales and marketing activities, overall human resource management and ensuring that the Club’s facilities are well maintained.
Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Responsible for overall management of the Club’s facilities, human resource function and financial management
  • Must protect and enhance the value of all property assets through appropriate programs in inventory control, maintenance, security, and housekeeping.
  • Must create and nurture an environment that emphasizes motivation, empowerment, teamwork and a passion for providing service.
  • Ensure effective communication between the Club and its stakeholders
  • Supervise and develop the performance of all operating departments including, but not limited to: front office, membership, guest services, housekeeping, food and beverage, purchasing, accounting, security and maintenance
  • Review and approve all operating expenses.
  • Prepare directives to all staff outlining policies, programs, or operations changes to be implemented.
  • Provide regular updates to the Management Committee and other sub-committees on all ongoing issues at the property.
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion of all period-end financial statements and reports.
  • Develop action plans to provide proper cash controls and deal with forecasting and planning issues.
  • Approve all complimentary services provided to guests.
Sales & Marketing
  • Develop, monitor and participate in a comprehensive sales and marketing plan that results in optimum rates and occupancies.
Human Resources
  • Manage entire staff and be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of staff members.
  • Develop and supervise programs that promote a positive work environment for all employees while ensuring that all employment-related processes and documentation are in compliance with corporate policies and applicable laws.
  • Related responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising, performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
Property Operations
  • Protect and enhance the value of all property assets through appropriate programs in inventory control, maintenance, security and housekeeping operations.
  • Develop and maintain a system for ongoing maintenance of facilities and equipment, as well as capital budgets and expenditure.
  • Ensure regular repair, upkeep, and overall general maintenance of the property.
Selection criteria
  • Suitable candidates must possess a University Degree from a recognized University in
  • Hospitality Management or related course. Holders of a diploma in Hospitality
  • Management with over 10 years of experience will also be considered.
  • She/he must have more than 8 years experience, with at least 4 years’ experience in overall management of a hospitality establishment with a minimum of Kshs 75 million annual turnover.
  • Prior experience in the management of a Club will be an advantage.
  • The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, proven experience in financial management of hospitality ventures and prior experience in sales and marketing.
Our client is a leading manufacturing organization in the region, in the relevant field of operation and seeks to engage with a professional, dynamic and self-respecting talent in the position of:-
Brand Manager
Main Purpose of the Job: To develop, manage and sustain a profitable portfolio of brands by understanding, anticipating, creating and meeting Consumer needs
Main Responsibilities

  • To design and implement brand portfolio strategy
  • Brand management
  • Product and process innovation
  • Achieve personal development targets for self and team
  • Assess and recommend on strategic options
  • Manage portfolio marketing mix
Job Skills
  • Brand/marketing technical competence, 
  • Brand Communication, 
  • Media management, 
  • Market category strategy development, 
  • Change management, 
  • Aptitude for statistics and figures, 
  • Leadership ability, 
  • Sound understanding of business principles and processes, 
  • Strategic thinking skills, 
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills, 
  • Project management skills, 
  • Team player (develop/team/mentor), 
  • Ability to travel extensively,
  • Good understanding of the Kenyan and regional consumers, 
  • Results driven and performance orientated, 
  • Industry knowledge
  • Professionalism and ethics, 
  • Leadership, 
  • Innovative, 
  • Change Champion, 
  • Interpersonal & communication skills, 
  • Analytical skills, 
  • Organizational skills, 
  • Business Acumen
  • Bachelors’ Degree in related studies with related professional membership 
  • Postgraduate qualification will be an advantage. 
  • Minimum of 5 years Brand Management experience 
  • Financial acumen 
  • Computer literacy
Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs indicating current remuneration on or before 31st January, 2014 to the following address:
Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)
Email address: T
el: +254 712 316 888
Position Title: Finance Manager
Position End Date: Open Ended                    
Duty Station: Nairobi
Reports To: Country Director - Kenya

Background: Samaritan’s Purse (SP) is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. 

Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.
Job Summary: This position requires a firm background in Finance and Management. 

The main purpose of the position is to provide oversight for Finance for Samaritan’s Purse Kenya Country Office, and will support the Country Director in fulfilling the financial goals of the programs.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure that proper financial procedures and systems are implemented and maintained at the Nairobi Office and Field/Project locations;
  • Ensure compliance with the financial policies and guidelines of SP as well as compliance with the financial and reporting requirements of donors;
  • Implement, maintain, and monitor internal financial controls at all SP field locations;
  • Establish policies and practices of periodical internal audits  and financial monitoring across all projects to ensure proper internal control;
  • Co-ordinate and maintain a cash forecasting system to ensure adequate funds are available to meet program requirements;
  • Monitor ongoing levels of program expenditure against respective budget and provide timely advice of likely over and under spends to the Country Director and the respective Program Managers;
  • Prepare budgets, amendments and forecasts working with the Country Director, Program Managers and the IHQ Finance, Projects and Ministry departments;
  • Ensure timely financial reports are prepared as per SP requirements;
  • Approval of cheque payment and bank authorization;
  • Plan and facilitate both internal and external audits of the SP Nairobi office by ensuring preparation of financial year reports;
  • Advise leadership on all financial matters for ensuring proper financial management in the organization;
  • Overall management of the Accounting Software, giving recommendation on improvements required and training the Finance team on any new systems being adopted;
  • Provide support to the South Sudan Country Office in regard to payment and other financial requirements;
  • Provide leadership to the staff in the finance unit and conduct timely annual performance reviews;
  • Develop and maintain a field training manual and ensure that field logistician’s are properly trained in regard to SP financial policies and reporting guidelines;
  • Conduct visits to field locations for monitoring, supervision and training purposes;
  • Co-ordinate with other NGOs and Government to share information on areas of common interest with regard to finance;
  • With a generous and serving spirit perform all other tasks and responsibilities assigned for the benefit of Samaritan’s Purse.
Education / Experience Needed
  • University degree in Accounting or Business or Finance;
  • Certified CPA/ACCA;
  • Previous work experience with an NGO in a supervisory position;
  • Strong Financial Management and Analytical Skills;
  • Grant management, budget preparation, monitoring, control and analysis of the budgets;
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in Cash Flow Management.
Skills Required
  • Uphold honesty and Professional ethics;
  • Self motivated and attentive to detail;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Familiar with USAID/OFDA rules and regulations or other major donors;
  • Knowledge and easy adaptation of different financial software and administration;
  • Excellent leadership qualities and ability to work well in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Ability to multitask, solve problems and prioritize;
  • A committed Christian who will uphold the values and mission of Samaritan’s Purse.
Submission of Applications
Interested applicants should submit their C.V. and an application letter to to be received not later than 31st January, 2013.  

Certificates and testimonials need not be attached.  

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the closing date may be reviewed if and when strong applications are received.

Only email applications will be considered. 

The position title (as is on the advert) should be indicated on the subject line

Sliqe Design is an upcoming web development house and looking to fill the position of PHP Web developer and would like to advertise this post on your website.

PHP Web Developer

We are looking for a Front & Back end (HTML/CSS/PHP/mySQL) Web Developer.

This is an opportunity to join a progressive and professional group and be a core part of delivering exciting web projects to our prestigious clients.
Specific Responsibilities:

  • Designing and maintaining websites using HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, PHP, mySQL on Linux/Apache environment
  • Ensuring developed sites work well on PCs, tablets and other Mobile devices
  • Updating / Re-designing look and feel of existing websites.
  • Ad hoc programming tasks.
Essential Requirements:
  • Experience of custom web development including PHP/mySQL using MVC architecture and frameworks e.g. JOOMLA, DRUPAL, CAKEPHP
  • Excellent Design Skills (Photoshop/Illustrator)
  • Excellent understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript/ JQuery, PHP, MySQL, XML, Linux/ Apache
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to keep abreast of emerging technologies
Key Skills:
  • Excellent problem solver, with the ability to own a project or problem and drive it through to resolution/completion
  • Appetite and ability to learn fast under own initiative with ongoing development of technical skills across the changing technology environment
  • Good, organised project management and time management with excellent attention to detail and documentation.
  • Ability to work accurately, at speed always with the aim to be right, first time
  • Appetite to challenge the status quo to help enhance procedures and the business
  • Ability to work well while unsupervised / unaided as we are a small team
Salary: To be discussed

FIC: Forum for International Corporation, East Africa Programme
Job Title: Programme Coordinator, Youth Component
Duty Station: Nairobi with regular travels to partners in Kenya and Tanzania
Reports To: Programme Leader / Manager, Denmark 
Coordination: Cluster coordinators, Programme coordinator / managers
Supervision: Youth Cluster Coordinators 
FIC is a Danish NGO with its Head office in Denmark and East African programme office in Nairobi. 

The overall vision of FIC’s work is to promote global equality and solidarity, as well as increase people's social, economic and democratic rights and opportunities for a better life, regardless of their background or location on the earth.

FIC in East Africa works towards combating poverty and improving the living conditions in Kenya and Tanzania by strengthening the capacity of civil society organisations that contribute towards creating improved employment conditions and employment opportunities for poor and vulnerable groups, particularly the youth.
The program “Fair employment and labour rights in East Africa”, is to be implemented by partner youth organizations and trade unions in Kenya and Tanzania in the period 2014 -2017.
The specific program objectives are: The strengthened capacity of partner trade unions in Kenya and Tanzania to advocate for and create awareness about workers’ rights and respect of labour market legislation contribute to improved working conditions.  

The strengthened capacity of partner youth organisations in Kenya and Tanzania to create awareness and to advocate for increased and improved job opportunities for youth has contributed to better conditions for establishing sustainable businesses and increased success in their job seeking.

The program focuses on increasing the employment possibilities for youth and on creating awareness of the possibilities for youth to start their own businesses.

The office in Nairobi is seeking a qualified individual to be responsible for Programme coordination on youth employment and working in close collaboration with youth organizations in Kenya and Tanzania.

Overall role of Programme Coordinator 
The program coordinator will be responsible for the component related to programme objective 2, which is concerned with improving the employment opportunities for youth in Kenya and Tanzania and thus be the main contact person for the youth organisations who are implementing the program activities. 

The coordinator will work in close consultation with the programme leader based in Denmark. 

Summary of Duties

Key Tasks
  • Coordination of the program component in close cooperation with the partners
  • Following up on program activities and results for the component
  • Support monitoring of component results
  • Support development of advocacy plans
  • Being the main contact person for the program partners (in this case the youth organisations)
  • Ensuring that quarterly progress and narrative reports from partners are submitted timely and according to the standards of the program’s M&E system
  • Following up on and monitoring the activities and results of the sub-components through the quarterly progress and narrative reports
  • Carrying out monitoring visits and participating in sub-component committee meetings at least once a year per partnership activity and provide support to the partners in their monitoring. Support partners in implementing electronic monitoring system and compile data for reporting.
  • Support partner organisations in the practical implementation of the activities: Piloting curricula for training in business skills and entrepreneur development (BSED) and labour market and draw the lessons and learn from the experiences with the aim of adapting the curricula to the local context in Kenya and Tanzania; Follow up on the coherence between the elements of the model and the establishment of a system to monitor the students and the results of the trainings; the counselling; the mentoring; the internships.
  • Support the partners with regards to capacity building and organisational development: develop TOR; identify consultants; elaborate and sign contracts; and follow up on the reports
  • Planning and participating in the annual program seminars in close cooperation with the other program coordinator, prepare agenda for the discussions in the components, identify and organise external resource persons for the seminars. Plan logistics for the seminars with regards to venue etc.
  • Making sure that the partners receive the necessary capacity building through training and by following up on training needs throughout the program. Participate in capacity building of partners
  • Supporting the partners (through Quality Assurance) in terms of providing feedback to quarterly reports, training reports, TOR etc. as well as by assisting the partners in finding relevant consultants for studies, trainings etc.
  • Ensuring that the partners draw use of the experiences of one another in the planning of program activities – especially at the annual program seminar.
  • Support the partners in development and planning of advocacy activities
Minimum:  Bachelor’s degree. Preferred Master’s degree
  • A minimum of 4 years work experience in project coordination preferably in an NGO working environment
  • Monitoring and evaluation, use of LFA in practice
  • Experiences with advocacy work
  • Experiences with organisational development of CSOs and good governance
  • Training or working with youth
  • Experiences with youth employment and self employment
  • Basic knowledge of youth organisations in both Kenya and Tanzania
  • Capacity building and facilitation of meetings and workshops
Other competencies
  • Analytic skills
  • Open minded and flexible character
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good understanding of project management
  • Good understanding of LFA and project monitoring
  • Ability to maintain overview in busy situations
This position is open to Kenyan or Tanzanian nationals
Qualified and interested individuals should address their applications to 
Caspar Pedo And
Maria Justiniano: 
To be received NOT later than 27th of January 2014.
Glacier Products Limited, the manufacturers of ice cream (Dairy land, Mio & Amore mia).

Our branch Office in Mombasa is seeking to recruit a Sales Representative to be based in our Mombasa Branch. 

The Sales Representative will be reporting to the Branch Manager Mombasa.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Order taking in all allocated outlets.
  • Supervise the merchandiser’s activities.
  • Allocate and maintain the display space and position of our products.
  • Develop the existing outlets and   recruit the new clients.
  • Offer  after  sales  services i.e. Follow  up  on  deliveries, credit notes ,Returns, Customer complains/suggestion and payments
  • Enhance product mix, stock level and the merchandise displays
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
Minimum Qualifications and experience
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Minimum 2-3 years sales experience in FMCG environment
  • Those with experience in FMCG have an added advantage
  • Good oral Kiswahili and English.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self driven and a motivated individual
  • Possession of a valid Driving License
Interested candidates should submit their CVs through  indicating their current and expected salary on or before 24th January 2014 indicating your current and expected salary.
Job Title: Corporate Sales Representative

General Summary: Achieves maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within an assigned territory and/or market segment by effectively selling the company’s products and/or related services.
Personally contacts and secures new business accounts / customers.
Core Functions:

  • Promotes/sells/secures orders from existing and prospective customers through a relationship-based approach.
  • Demonstrates products and services to existing/potential customers and assists them in selecting those best suited to their needs.
Details of Function:
  • Establishes, develops and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory/market segment to generate new business for the organization’s products/services.
  • Makes telephone calls and in-person visits and presentations to existing and prospective customers.
  • Researches sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential.
  • Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers.
  • Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
  • Coordinates sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups.
  • Analyzes the territory/market’s potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customer’s value to the organization.
  • Creates and manages a customer value plan for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value opportunities.
  • Identifies advantages and compares organization’s products/services.
  • Plans and organizes personal sales strategy by maximizing the Return on Time Investment for the territory/segment.
  • Supplies management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Keeps abreast of product applications, technical services, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature and consulting with marketing and technical service areas.
  • Participates in trade shows and conventions.
Reporting: Reports directly to the [Head of Corporate Sales].

  • Must possess 3 experience in the technical sales sector.
  • Possession of Sales or Technical Diploma. 
  • Demonstrated aptitude for problem-solving; ability to determine solutions for customers (consultative sales approach).
  • Must be results-orientated and able to work both independently and within a team environment. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite applications and contact management software. 
  • Valid driver’s license.
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