Qatar Aviation Services, a subsidiary of Qatar Airways, employs over 5000 people and is the sole ground handling agent for all airlines operating at Doha International Airport (DIA) and soon to be Hamad International Airport. 

In order to provide our customers with outstanding levels of service we are seeking experienced Senior Electricians / Senior Mechanics to join our Vehicle / GSE Maintenance Department. 

If you have maintenance experience, this may be the position for you!
 

Lead GSE Technician (Senior Electrician / Senior Mechanic)
 
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English. 

Applicants must have secondary level education and college qualification or trade school diploma or certificates; a minimum of 3 years of industry related work experience including the servicing, troubleshooting, and repairing commercial vehicles / heavy-duty construction equipment or airport GSE (Ground Support Equipment).

Likely candidates for this position will also be familiar with using technical manuals and schematics and knowledgeable of commercial automotive electrical systems; preferable experience including the troubleshooting and repair of generators, motors, batteries, air conditioning systems and electrical circuits.

Preferable mechanical experience includes overhauling of automatic transmissions and diesel engines such as: Deutz; Mercedes Benz; Cummins; Perkins and Detroit Diesel. Other areas of expertise should include hydraulic, pneumatic, steering, drive-train, suspension and brake systems found on medium/heavy duty commercial vehicles and equipment.
 
Equipment Operator
 
You will be responsible operating specialized equipment such as ACU, GPU, Catering Hi-Loader, Aircraft Towing Tractors etc. according to standard operations procedures whist achieving on time performance. 

You will be equally responsible to clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed by legislation, policies and procedures.

Successful candidates must hold a valid Equipment Operators Driving Permit in his previous company with minimum of 1 year experience as Equipment Operator in an International Airport. 

You should have good understanding about Ramp Safety and experience in Pushback/Towing Aircraft. 

Minimum of secondary school education and ability to interact in English communication is very much needed in this role.

The required job will be on a rotating shift for 24 hours airport operation & you may be required to report at irregular hours and /or work duration when necessary. 

Hence would require having a flexible and positive attitude.

The above positions carry competitive tax-free remuneration package and benefits associated with the industry in addition to excellent career opportunities.
 
CV should include full details of your career development to date, including relevant training taken and a recent passport-sized photograph. 

In order to apply please visit the following webpage:www.qatarairways.com/careers
 
We apologize that due to the high volume of applications that we receive; only successful applicants will be contacted.
 
IMPORTANT NOTE: Qatar Airways Group does NOT charge candidates for application forms or interviews. If somebody has solicited money from you in relation to this recruitment campaign please report the incident to: reportfraud@qatarairways.com.qa
JKUAT-SRISTI-USAID Project: Transfer of Indian Farm and Food Processing Machinery Technology to Promote Food Security in Kenya

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Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is collaborating with Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions (SRISTI-India) with the support of USAID-India to enhance investment in agricultural mechanization to enable farmers intensify production and improve their quality of life as well as contributing to national food security.
 
The proposed project directly supports the global food and nutritional security as part of U.S. Government’s “Feed the Future initiative” 

The project will enhance the small holder farmers’ access to technology and capacity building, producers’ groups and entrepreneurs in production, marketing, application and management of proposed technologies and foster enabling environment to ensure sustainability. 

The program also supports USAID/India’s objective of sharing Indian agriculture innovations that address constraints to agriculture sector productivity and enhance climate resilience, fostering enabling environment, expand markets and trade.
 
The overall goal of the project is to “To improve agricultural productivity and food security in Africa by fostering agriculture mechanization among the small-holder farmers using Indian grass-root innovations.” Kenya is one of the selected countries in Africa to pilot the project.
 
Specific project objectives include the following:
 
1. Promote the use of machinery in agriculture to reduce dependency on manual labor and draft animal power for increasing agricultural productivity;
 
2. Foster a conducive environment for adoption of Indian innovation in agriculture mechanization in Kenya;
 
3. Promote learning and exchange of Indian experience and best practices to support food security in Kenya
 
The project invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the following positions:
 
1. Project Manager 

(1 Post)

Duties and responsibilities

 
The Project Manager who will report to the Director, Nairobi Industrial and Technology Park will be expected to:
  • Execute the project implementation plan in consultation with the JKUAT project Engineer to ensure that all activities are completed in a time bound manner.
  • Co-ordinate with SRISTI Project Manager to ensure the smooth functioning of the project.
  • Procurement of project supplies as per USAID regulations and JKUAT guidelines in liaison with JKUAT Chief Procurement Officer.
  • Will be responsible for maintaining proper project accounts and submitting the same to accounts and grant administrator (SRISTI).
  • Plan and execute the capacity building; workshops; field work and dissemination programs of the project in consultation with JKUAT and SRISTI Engineers.
  • Guide and supervise project staff
  • Produce quarterly and annual project progress reports
  • The Project Manager will be in the field for the implementation of the project work at least 1 5 days in month.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering.
  • Three (3) years work experience in agricultural mechanization or related fields.
  • ICT compliant.
  • Have ability to conduct independent research.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Reasonable knowledge in financial management and project management.
2. Project Assistant 

(2 Posts)
 
Duties and responsibilities
 
The Project Assistants will report to the Project Manager and will be expected to:
  • Assist the project manager in each activity of the project.
  • Will be responsible for field mobilization, demonstrations, keeping contacts with field collaborators and clients, data collection and feedback information.
  • Provide monthly report on field implementation activities to project manager.
  • Will be in the field at least for 20 days in a month.
Qualifications
  • Diploma in Agriculture/Agricultural Engineering.
  • Two (2) years work experience ¡n agricultural production or related fields.
  • ICT compliant.
  • Have ability to conduct research.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Reasonable knowledge in financial management and project management.
  • Have ability to disseminate information.
3. Field Officers 

(2 Posts)
 
Duties and responsibilities
  • Reporting to the Project Assistant
  • Responsible for field activities pertaining to the project including community mobilization and demonstrations, data collection and feedback information
  • Provide weekly report to project assistant.
  • Will be posted at selected grassroots in the target regions.
Qualifications
  • Certificate in Agriculture/Agricultural Engineering.
  • Two (2) years work experience in agricultural production or related fields.
  • ICT compliant.
  • Have ability to conduct research.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Successful applicants will be hired on a fixed contractual term of 3 years. 

Applications clearly marked application for jobs under JKUAT-SRISTI-USAID PROJECT indicating the position applied for should be addressed to:
 
The Deputy Vice Chancellor
(Administration Planning and Development)
JKUAT
P. 0. Box 62000-00200, 
Nairobi, Kenya

E-mail: dvc@apd.jkuat.ac.ke

The closing date for the applications is Wednesday 5th February, 2014.

JKUAT is ISO 9001 :2008 Certified Setting Trends in Higher Education, Research and innovation
Savannah Cement is a dynamic player in the cement manufacturing sector and are based in Athi River. 

They wish to fill the following vacancies with qualified, self-driven executives.
 
Human Resources Manager
 
Job Ref: MN 5921
 

Job Profile:
  • Ensuring there is a proactive planning, recruitment and training of human capital.
  • Ensure best practices in management.
  • Drive a performance based culture.
  • Ensure good industrial relations.
Person Profile:
  • MBA in Business or Human Resource Management.
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • Over 10 years experience in Human Resource Management preferably in large organizations.
  • Proven track record
Distribution and Logistics Manager
 
Job Ref: MN 5922
 
Will be reporting to the head of Sales and Marketing in the Commercial Department.
 
Job Profile:
  • Ensuring cost-efficiency, storage and distribution of goods using complex IT and telecommunication systems and liaison with transporters, retailers and consumers.
  • Analyze and give strategic response to external influences, such as legislation, fuel costs and environmental pressures.
  • Control stock, warehousing and ensuring structures are in place to monitor the flow of cement finished products.
  • Monitor the quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of cement.
  • Forecast stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and evaluate performance.
  • Analyze data to monitor performance and plan improvements and demand.
  • Liaise and negotiate with customers and suppliers and develop business by gaining new contracts, analyzing logistical problems and generating new solutions.
  • Implement health and safety procedures.
  • Ensure 24 hour turnaround for resolution of complaints.
Person Profile:
  • A relevant degree in Logistics/Supply chain management or other relevant degree
  • Higher diploma in Distribution Management would be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years work experience in a Fast Moving Consumer goods environment.
Procurement Officer
 
Job Ref: MN 5923
 
Job Profile:
  • Vetting and prequalifying suppliers.
  • Drawing up Service Level Agreements (SLA).
  • Negotiating best prices and terms.
  • Liaising with transporters and clearing agents.
  • Ensuring optimal stock levels.
  • Liaising with user and commercial marketing departments to proactively relate planned purchases to market dynamics.
Person Profile:
  • A degree holder in Purchasing or other Commercial oriented degree.
  • Holder of CIPS or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years work experience in a demanding well run commercial company run on private sector standards.
  • Fully computer literate, preferably knowledgeable in store manning software/ERP.
Email your application and detailed CV with at least two referees.
 
Please also summarize yourself as follows:-
  • Job Ref.No.
  • Your Name
  • Current/Past Salary: Year 2012 pm; Year 2013 pm
  • Year 2013 Benefits: If house state market rent, if car state cc
Email your application to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com before 12 noon 29th January 2014.
Engineering Positions
 
Senior Highways Engineer for Supervision and Co-ordination of Rehabilitation of Roads
 
B.Sc. (Eng.) or equivalent, 15 years post-graduation appropriate experience in Design and Supervision of Roads, Registered Engineers with the EBK and Experience in Supervision of the Rehabilitation of Asphalt Concrete Roads at the position of Resident Engineer or Senior Deputy Resident Engineer. 

Experience in Contract Management using FIDIC Red book Form of Contract and or EDF Form of Contract. 

Command of MS Office Suite and MS Project. 

Knowledge of CAD Design Packages like Civil 3D Software, would give an added advantage.

Assistant Resident Engineer for Supervision of Roads
 
B.Sc. (Eng.) or equivalent, 10 years post-graduation appropriate experience in Design and Supervision of Roads, Registered Engineers with the EBK and Experience in supervision of Rehabilitation of AC Works and Gravel Works and Experience in Contract Management.

Senior Structural Engineer for Supervision and Co-ordination Building Works
 
A degree in Civil Engineering (B.Sc. or equivalent) and 10 years’ experience in Design and Supervision of large Building Works. 

Preference will be given to Registered Engineers. 

Good knowledge of FIDIC Red Book Form of Contract, MS Office Suite. 

Literacy in AutoCAD and other Structural CAD suites will be an added advantage.

Water and Sanitation Engineers
 
B.Sc (Eng.) in Civil Engineering, minimum of 10 years post-graduation experience in design and supervision of Water and Wastewater Projects and Registered with the Engineers’ Registration Board(Kenya) or ERB(Tanzania). 

Good knowledge of AutoCAD, MS Office Suite and other Water & Wastewater Software.

Senior Surveyors for Supervision of Road Works 

 
B.Sc (Eng.) in Surveying/Geomatics or equivalent qualification, minimum of 12 years post-graduation experience in design and supervision of Road Projects.

Good knowledge of Survey Software and AutoCAD, MS Office Suite.

Apply through email, attaching detailed CV and Testimonials, and indicating Availability; to the email address below.

Runji & Partners, Consulting Engineers Ltd
Email: careers@runji.co.ke
Web: www.runji.co.ke
Zone Manager - East, Central & South Africa
 
Job Ref: MN 5920
 
Our client is a worldwide leader in Customer Experience Management and Contact Centre business process outsourcing. 

They wish to identify and recruit a Zone Manager to oversee the operations for centers in Eastern and Central Africa. 

This position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya the headquarters for the region.

Job Profile

  • Ensure the management of their Zone in compliance with Standard Operations Procedures
  • Ensure compliance with client contractual agreements
  • Ensure the development, coordination and implementation of first-class services
  • Ensure effective risk management, risk mitigation and contingency planning activities
  • Work with the UK government client, other support organizations and companies to develop and enhance services
  • Ensure a healthy and safe working environment
  • Contribute to strategic planning and implementation actions, and business reporting in accordance with Company processes
  • Ensure the development of future talent for their Zone —notably to ensure a pipeline of future managers
  • Strategic responsibilities for commercial development, developing turnover and gross margin, increasing market share and lead new commercial development
  • Maximize productive efficiency within the region
  • Ensure the quality of customer service
  • Ensure the effective management of the region through recruitment, objective setting and review, training and development, and the motivation of staff through effective leadership and appropriate implementation of recognition and reward practices
Candidate Profile:
  • A Bachelors degree in Business Finance or Economics holder with robust knowledge of customer service techniques and principals. A Masters degree would be a distinct advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a Customer Service Management environment. 
  • Experience working for a multinational company also desirable.
  • Proven and demonstrable Project Management skills.
  • Proven capabilities in customer relationship management operations in a face-to-face and BPO environment.
  • Experience of managing effectively in a cross-cultural, and geographically dispersed collaborative team environment, delegating workloads and authorities.
  • Demonstrable experience of effective recruitment, performance management, financial management and business reporting.
  • Organized, able to cope effectively under pressure, and manage many concurrent tasks.
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili with good written communication skills. Fluency in other languages will be an added advantage.
  • Able to travel extensively and internationally.
Email your application and detailed CV to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com stating your current job title and monthly gross salary before 12 p.m. 29th January 2014. 

If you do not hear from us by 5th February 2014, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Licensed Rotorcraft Engineers
 
Full time (preferable) or on rotation based in East Africa.
 
Qualifications
 
ICAO licence rated on at least 2 of the following: AW139, BK117C1/C2, AS365N2, AS355N
 
Demonstrable minimum experience on type of 3 years.
 
Experience in both base maintenance and field service.
 
Excellent working practices and communication skills.
 

Able to supervise technicians/trainees.
 
Willing to travel throughout the region.
 
Applications should be sent by email only to hr@everettaviation.com 

and copied to:
 
The Director General, 
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority 
P.O. Box 30163-00100,
Nairobi 

to be received by 5th February 2014.

Head of Corporate Services - Ethiopia

Farm Africa is a different kind of charity, working to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa. 

The impact that we are making with our long-term sustainable, community-led projects in sub-Saharan Africa is enabling communities to significantly improve their livelihoods. 

Farm Africa has worked in Ethiopia since 1988. 

From dairy goats and good quality seeds to business training and forest conservation, the Ethiopia country programme provides simple and practical support to help lift farmers and herders out of poverty.

With 2014 being the year of programmes in Farm Africa, the Farm Africa Ethiopia hub office in Addis has undergone some changes with all support/corporate services being pooled together in order to enhance the delivery of these services to the wider programme. 

This has created a new and exciting position of Head of Corporate Services, based in the Farm Africa Ethiopia country office in Addis Ababa.
 
The Head of Corporate Services will be responsible for ensuring that back office functions effectively, efficiently and professionally deliver corporate services to the programme while at the same time ensuring that this is done in accordance with the laid down policies and procedures. 

He/she will provide oversight of financial, logistics, procurement, risk and human resource management. 

He/she will also be responsible for nurturing the synergetic relationships between the back office functions and with the senior management team and all programme senior managers to enhance coordination of activities and the delivery of services.

We are looking for a person with the ability to lead and motivate teams in the various functions into a coherent whole with the aim of supporting the programme teams in the delivery of their services in line with Farm Africa’s vision and mission.

You will have a successful track record of working within the NGO sector in a senior management role. You will have excellent hands-on financial, operations, procurement, human resource and IT systems management experience. 

Exceptional multi-tasking, relationshipmbuilding and client orientation skills are pre-requisites.

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply please visithttp://www.farmafrica.org/jobs/jobs

The closing deadline is 5pm on 29th January 2014.
Kagumo Old Boys Association (KOBA)
 
Nairobi Office

Admin Assistant
 
Job Ref: MN 5924
 
KOBA wishes to recruit a Kagumo Old Boy to help manage KOBA’s affairs and projects.

Applicants should be unemployed graduates with a university degree with a bias in sales and marketing.

Applications must bear your Kagumo High School admission number.

Email your application to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com before 12 noon 29th January 2014.
Applications invited for 3 months advanced training scheme and work experience placements starting in September 2014 in leading law firms or Corporate Legal Departments in London, Dubai or Paris.

International Lawyers for Africa (ILFA) is an award winning initiative set up by leading law firms and academics in the UK, which aims to develop African lawyers’ legal skills in international relations, trade, finance and dispute resolution.
 
Applications are invited from qualified lawyers:

  • Working or seeking to work in private practice, commerce or government service
  • Committed to developing their legal skills in international law, commercial law and/or dispute resolution
Interested candidates should obtain an application form online fromwww.ilfa.org.uk.
 
Applications are to be submitted to:

The Kenya ILFA National Committee,
P. 0. Box 40111 -00100 
Nairobi
 
by 1 March 2014.
Sunset Hotel Ltd was incorporated in 1976 and is located in Kisumu County. 

Tourism Finance Corporation, formerly the Kenya Tourist Development Corporation, is the majority shareholder in this Company. 

The Board of Directors of the Company seeks to recruit a visionary, qualified, experienced and highly talented professional to fill the position of the Hotel Manager.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Hotel Manager will be the accounting officer and will execute managerial and administrative authority over the business operations of the Company. 

S/he will provide the overall strategic leadership by coordinating the activities of the various functions of the Company to achieve the set goals and objectives.

Key Duties
  • To coordinate all the Company operations as per the laid down operational policies and procedures.
  • Advise the Board on the formulation of a corporate strategy and the implementation of sound financial and operational policies, budgetary discipline and marketing plans for the Company.
  • Manage and review the allocation of Company resources to ensure highest quality of service and product standards are delivered and maintained.
  • Ensure implementation of sound Human Resources Policies and Practices to maximize the employees’ potential and contributions.
  • Maintenance of optimum workforce, recruitment and hiring of required new staff, supervision and execution of performance reviews and training of staff.
  • Identify applicable legislation and ensure the Company operations comply with the relevant regulatory framework.
  • Oversee compliance with all professional, ethical, legal and statutory requirements in the conduct of Company business.
  • Ensures that all guests and other clients’ related issues are resolved in a manner consistent with the Company’s goals and objectives.
  • Communicate all policies and procedures to entire staff. 
  • Ensuring performance based culture is maintained. 
  • Conducting regular meetings to provide various information including Company communications, policy reviews, and goals.
  • Maintains relationships with local companies and key people to increase the hotel’s visibility within the local market.
Requirements
  • A first degree in Hospitality or Business Management related field or a Diploma in Hotel Management from a reputable recognized Institution.
  • A minimum of 10 years working experience and at least 4 years at a senior managerial level in hospitality industry set up at least a two star hotel.
  • Must be highly proficient in MS Office suite and have adequate technical knowledge in a computerized hotel set up including accounting and reservation systems with good interpersonal skills, marketing, public relation skills and good leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills, achievement oriented, innovative, assertive, strategic thinker
  • A transformative and visionary leader of unquestionable integrity with strong networking, motivation and team building skills, and to demonstrate ability to work under pressure
Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability for the above position against the listed qualifications/competencies and skills, a detailed and updated CV, copies of relevant certificates, detailed and contacts of three professional referees as well as current and expected remuneration to reach the undersigned by 21st February 2014

The Chairperson
Board of Directors
Sunset Hotel Limited
P.O. Box 215 – 40100
Kisumu

info@sunsethotel.co.ke

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kakamega Teachers Sacco Society Ltd
 
We are a leading Sacco with a rapidly growing countrywide membership especially in the Western part of Kenya drawing membership from across the board. 

We are seeking to recruit a highly qualified, self driven and self oriented individual for the following position;
 
Driver Cum Office Assistant
 
Key Duties

  • Provide safe and reliable driving services to the Sacco.
  • Delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items.
  • Provide general office duties..
Qualifications/Requirements;
  • Secondary education ‘O, level with D plain and above.
  • Must have a valid and clean driver’s license of class BCE.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of work experience as a driver with a safe driving record.
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations, chauffeur protocol and courtesies, and local roads and conditions.
  • Skills in minor vehicle repairs.
  • Computer literacy
  • Current valid certificate of good conduct.
  • Must be 25 - 40 years of age.
  • Must be a team player.
Hand written application letter with full address and telephone contacts, CV and copies of Testimonials should reach the undersigned on or before 15th February 2014

The Chairman,
Kakamega Teachers Sacco Society Ud.
Kateco Plaza, Muruli Road, Behind Posta/Telekom Kenya Ltd.
P.O. Box 1150 — 50100
Kakamega, Kenya
NO. SCI/SOM/01/14
 
About us: For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. 

We are the world’s largest independent child rights organization. 

From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to health, education and protection.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. 

We are looking to recruit for this position to be based in Nairobi.
 
Title: Business Development Manager
Somalia / Somaliland Country Office

 
The Business Development Manager will work to identify donor opportunities, facilitate donor engagement, assist in the development of fundraising strategies and coordinate proposal development for large and strategic funding opportunities. 

Recognising that many conversations with donors involve a review or update around current grants as well as discussions about new opportunities.

H/she will also be expected to keep closely informed about the progress of all major institutional grants and able to speak to results in key reporting documents.

He/She will be located in Nairobi. 

The role has an external orientation, but works closely with the Member Services Department for interaction with other members of save the Children International who provides programme funding.

Interested candidates are required to submit a CV and mandatory cover letter quoting the Job Title and Vacancy Announcement No. SCI/SOM/01/14 on the subject line. 

The file name of the CV and attachments must be the applicants name and sent to Somalia.vacancies@savethechildren.org. 

For more information please visit www.somaliangoconsortium.organd the relief website
 
Applications close on 31st January 2014.
 
We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. 

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. 

All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Protection Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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