Unilever (K) Ltd is interested in recruiting the services of a private investigator company with the following key attributes;

The organization / person should demonstrate the following key attributes;
  • Should be of good integrity with proper credibility supported with referrals
  • Should possess ex-service personnel (i.e. detective, police, NSIS, military etc) experience with investigation skills
  • Must prove that he can obtain credible information from a wide network of well placed sources
  • Good & highly developed analytical skills with attention to details together with proper computer skills
  • Clearly understand all relevant aspects of the law regarding this role
  • Good level of awareness of contemporary issues be it in the news, environment and a clear understanding of trading networks
  • Must demonstrate good interpersonal skills, emotional maturity & intelligence plus have the ability to generate well versed reports
If you feel that you are up to the task kindly Email your details to cd-operations.projects@unilever.com with the subject field clearly saying APPLICATION FOR THE ROLE OF AN INVESTIGATOR together with a cover letter and a detailed resume/profile before 3rd March 2014.
The International School of Kenya is seeking to fill the position ofHousing Supervisor

This position requires an individual who has diverse experience and has been trained in a number of different areas such as machinery, plumbing, electrical, masonry, etc. 

Excellent problem solving skills are required. 

The individual must be able to work with limited supervision and as part of a team. 

Being organized and willing to continually learn are essential skill sets for this job as the individual will have to deal with changing technology and new machinery on a regular basis. 

The profile for the position may be viewed on the ISK website <www.isk.ac.ke >. 

Interested candidates should send their CV, letter of interest, 3 recent references and their contacts to no later than February 21st, 2014. 

Only short listed candidates will be invited for an interview
Regional Coordinator 

FSD Africa (FSDA) is a regional financial sector development programme operating across Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Its goal is to reduce poverty by boosting financial inclusion and helping financial institutions and markets drive economic growth.
 
Reporting to the Director of FSDA, the Regional Co-ordinator will assume responsibility for creating a regional platform to support the FSDs and support the harmonisation of regional financial markets, initiate change processes in non-FSD countries to promote financial sector development and support feasibility work on new projects that directly contribute to investment and growth.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage a programme of network activities on behalf of the FSD network
  • Pursue research and capacity building projects that support the harmonisation of regional financial markets
  • Through direct interventions, catalyse strategic financial inclusion initiatives in at least 5 non- FSD countries including in post-conflict environments
  • Conceptualise a strategic partnership for supporting market-building financial inclusion work in Francophone Africa
  • Evaluate grants to donor partners looking to promote financial inclusion, where they have particular expertise or capacity
The ideal candidate will possess a strong strategic focus, be results-driven, innovative and committed
to high standards of performance.

Essential: strong knowledge and understanding of trends in financial sector development; strong communication, influencing, facilitation and engagement skills at international, regional and national levels; direct experience of working in Africa; proven ability to prioritise the delivery of high quality outputs on time and within budget; besides having excellent report writing and project management skills.
 
Based in Nairobi, Kenya, with extensive travel in SSA and occasionally outside Africa. 

French language skills would be advantageous.
 
For the detailed job profile, visit our website at www.fsdafrica.org(opportunities section). 

Send your application letter and detailed CV to reach us on or before Friday, 28 February, 2014 by 1200 East Africa time to info@fsdafrica.org. 

Please put in the subject line” FSDA Regional Co-ordinator”

We reserve the right to accept or reject any application. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 

We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 

At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!
 
Engineer - 3G Radio Planning
Ref: TECHOLOGY-ERP-FEB 2014
 

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Network Engineering Department within the Technology Division. 

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Reporting to the Senior Manager-Radio Access Engineering, the role will include: 
  • 3G Network Capacity Provision (new capacity sites and expansion of existing sites), 
  • Monitoring 3G network and capacity KPI’s, 
  • 3G project management and coordination, 
  • accurate maintenance of standards for database parameters, 
  • Issuance of long term network capacity plans based on resource utilization (Code, Power, Users, Iub, CEs and HW capability, e.t.c), 
  • Standardization and documentation of the 3G parameters across the network, 
  • Nominal Cell Planning and documentation, 
  • 3G KPI’s monitoring and 
  • 3G Radio network optimization.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Analyze traffic trends, Resource utilization, redistribute capacity and optimize resources to guarantee capacity. 
  • Trigger for new 3G capacity sites in accordance with the agreed triggers for capacity sites;
  • Ensure all project reports and documentation is complete and timely;
  • Manage and coordinate assigned 3G network projects;
  • Continuously monitor the capacity KPI’s on network planning tools. Trigger corrective optimization plans and manage to completion;
  • Standardization of all 3G RAN parameters;
  • Maintain standards/3G parameter rules on all radio database parameters;
  • Identify potential bottlenecks in the 3G end to end network and escalate to Regional Networks & Core CS teams the related concerns;
  • Harmonize 3G parameters across 3G network;
  • Implement new enhanced features to improve 3G network performance.
Role requirements;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronics/Telecommunication/Communication, with an emphasis in Radio communications.
  • 3 years hands–on experience in telecommunication with 2 years minimum in UMTS Radio Network planning with a demonstrated record of senior technical ability is preferred;
  • Practical knowledge on use of radio planning/optimization tools and nominal cell planning MySQL, M2000, NetAct, Erlang-B e.t.c;
  • Experience in, Nokia- Siemens or Huawei 3G equipment will be an added advantage;
  • Practical knowledge of 3G networks a must;
  • Thorough knowledge in traffic modeling and capacity forecasting and management. Knowledge in tele-traffic Engineering and LTE is a plus;
  • Practical knowledge of interoperability between 3G and 2G networks;
  • Experience in presenting reports at senior management/board level is essential;
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to details, Communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent trouble shooting and problem solving skills.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Wednesday 19th February 2014.

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited
Nairobi 

via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke
Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 

We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 

At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!
 
Engineer - RF Radio Planning
Ref: TECHOLOGY-ERRP-FEB 2014
 

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Network Engineering Department within the Technology Division. 

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Reporting to the Senior Manager-Radio Access Engineering, the role will include: frequency planning, radio network capacity planning, and new sites initial optimization/SSV. 

The role holder will also perform site database update and parameter standardization, management of customer complaints, new features and RF technology.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan for new sites in accordance with the agreed triggers for capacity, quality and coverage for sites;
  • Release accurate nominal plans, redesigns and integration parameters;
  • Continuously review the frequency plan to accommodate new sites and ensure overall reduction in interference levels;
  • Continuously monitor new sites quality KPI’s through performance monitoring and drive tests. Based on the results trigger corrective optimization plans and manage to completion;
  • Ensure all physical changes are updated on ATOLL database and perform routine audit on sites;
  • Maintain standards/ BSS rules on all radio database parameters;
  • Prioritize and attend to coverage related customer complaints and provide a solution/ recommendation within the agreed time frame. Identify and forestall potential complaint areas;
  • Design extended RRU, Small Cells and carry out refarming.
Role Requirements;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronic/Telecommunication/Communication, with an emphasis in Radio communications;
  • 3 years hands–on experience in telecommunication with 2 years minimum in GSM/UMTS Radio Network planning with a demonstrated record of senior technical ability is preferred;
  • Practical knowledge on use of radio planning/optimization tools and nominal cell planning (including IBS design);
  • Knowledge in tele-traffic Engineering and LTE will be an added advantage;
  • Experience in presenting reports at senior management/board level is essential.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Thursday 20th February 2014.

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited
Nairobi 

via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke
We are an Academic Research Company based in Nairobi Kenya, and currently in need of 20 experienced and highly competent writers:

Job Description

Writers will be required to

1. Write on different subjects and topic strictly adhering to client’s instructions

2. Write original Content
3. Strictly adhere with referencing standards

Note: You must have a reliable computer and internet connection; adaptive and and MUST understand what professional writing entails

Payment: The standard cost per page is Ksh 200 - 300/ page 

If you feel that you have the skills and experience stated above, and you are interested in joining our big and successful team of writers, kindly submit your application to reach us on or before 20th February 2014.

Email: prowriter209@gmail.com
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out policy relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. 

The Center seeks to fill the following vacancy:
 
Policy Outreach Manager

 
Department: Policy Engagement and Communications (PEC)
 
Reports to: Head, PEC

Overall Description: 

The Policy Outreach Manager (POM) will sit within the Policy Engagement and Communications Division and support the policy engagement work of the Center and will be based in Nairobi, Kenya APHRC campus. 

The POM will work to ensure that policy and programmatic audiences are engaged and are not only aware of critical APHRC research strategic areas, as identified by the program PE strategies, but are also utilizing research evidence to improve policy and programs. Specifically the POM will lead the Division’s work on expert convening using the Working Group model.

The POM will use a range of policy engagement and communications tools to engage these audiences including but not limited to; working groups, policy dialogues, working dinners, launches, one-on-one meetings, partnership development and traditional and online communications.

The POM responsibilities will also include supporting senior researchers in developing policy related reports, formulating policy recommendations from research findings, and producing other support documents such as policy briefs, fact sheets and evidence briefs.

Therefore the candidate should be able to quickly understand technical research and have excellent writing skills.

The ideal candidate will have managed policy related working groups or similar policy dialogues, developed strategic partnerships with policymaking bodies and policymakers, and have an understanding of regional institutions and other key development partners. 

A background in population, education or health related research and some experience with communications is preferred.

Requirements:
  • Master's degree in a related field such as public policy, political science, public health, development, international relations etc.
  • 5-7 years of experience working with policy and communications
  • Experience in expert convening e.g. managing high-level working groups and/or holding policy dialogues
  • Experience working with international development partners
  • Experience working with African institutions is a plus but not required
Major responsibilities:

Policy Engagement: Working Groups and Expert Convening
  • Manage the day to day activities of the working groups including coordination of all communication and logistics for meetings and related activities
  • Support research needed to develop working group products (literature reviews, interviews, case studies etc.)
  • Prepare and draft working group products for background documents and final working group products (such as concept notes, final reports, case studies) Develop and maintain outreach strategy for all working groups.
  • Develop and maintain website presence for Working Group program and all working group information.
  • Represent all working groups at external events.
  • Identify future opportunities to use the working group policy engagement tool
  • Build the capacity of the policy engagement and communications team to manage and develop working groups, work with program leaders to use the working group model
  • Research Program policy development, research, engagement
  • Lead the implementation of the program focused policy objectives.
  • Identify, build relationships, engage and mobilize stakeholders into networks/forums that advocate for the policy objectives outlined in the Center’s PEC strategy.
  • Create policy engagement opportunities and participate in strategic policy forums and events to achieve program-specific policy objectives.
Policy Strategy and Engagement Capacity building
  • Develop internal and external policy strategy and engagement curriculums
  • Actively work to build the capacity of local, national and regional research and policymaking bodies to use evidence based policy making.
Fundraising
  • Participate in fundraising for unfunded policy engagement activities such as working groups that fit within the PEC strategy around key program areas.
General Communications Support
  • Support the PEC Division to produce annual products, newsletters and ongoing communications products as needed
  • Interested candidates who meet the requirements above should submit their applications enclosing a detailed CV, quoting current and expected remuneration and providing contact details of three referees to the address below by February 21, 2014. 
Online applications should be sent to jobs@aphrc.org . 

Please, indicate “Policy Outreach Manager” on the subject line of the email application or on the envelope. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out policy relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. 

The Center seeks to fill the following vacancy:
 
Policy Outreach Manager

 
Department: Policy Engagement and Communications (PEC)
 
Reports to: Head, PEC

Overall Description: 

The Policy Outreach Manager (POM) will sit within the Policy Engagement and Communications Division and support the policy engagement work of the Center and will be based in Nairobi, Kenya APHRC campus. 

The POM will work to ensure that policy and programmatic audiences are engaged and are not only aware of critical APHRC research strategic areas, as identified by the program PE strategies, but are also utilizing research evidence to improve policy and programs. Specifically the POM will lead the Division’s work on expert convening using the Working Group model.

The POM will use a range of policy engagement and communications tools to engage these audiences including but not limited to; working groups, policy dialogues, working dinners, launches, one-on-one meetings, partnership development and traditional and online communications.

The POM responsibilities will also include supporting senior researchers in developing policy related reports, formulating policy recommendations from research findings, and producing other support documents such as policy briefs, fact sheets and evidence briefs.

Therefore the candidate should be able to quickly understand technical research and have excellent writing skills.

The ideal candidate will have managed policy related working groups or similar policy dialogues, developed strategic partnerships with policymaking bodies and policymakers, and have an understanding of regional institutions and other key development partners. 

A background in population, education or health related research and some experience with communications is preferred.

Requirements:
  • Master's degree in a related field such as public policy, political science, public health, development, international relations etc.
  • 5-7 years of experience working with policy and communications
  • Experience in expert convening e.g. managing high-level working groups and/or holding policy dialogues
  • Experience working with international development partners
  • Experience working with African institutions is a plus but not required
Major responsibilities:

Policy Engagement: Working Groups and Expert Convening
  • Manage the day to day activities of the working groups including coordination of all communication and logistics for meetings and related activities
  • Support research needed to develop working group products (literature reviews, interviews, case studies etc.)
  • Prepare and draft working group products for background documents and final working group products (such as concept notes, final reports, case studies) Develop and maintain outreach strategy for all working groups.
  • Develop and maintain website presence for Working Group program and all working group information.
  • Represent all working groups at external events.
  • Identify future opportunities to use the working group policy engagement tool
  • Build the capacity of the policy engagement and communications team to manage and develop working groups, work with program leaders to use the working group model
  • Research Program policy development, research, engagement
  • Lead the implementation of the program focused policy objectives.
  • Identify, build relationships, engage and mobilize stakeholders into networks/forums that advocate for the policy objectives outlined in the Center’s PEC strategy.
  • Create policy engagement opportunities and participate in strategic policy forums and events to achieve program-specific policy objectives.
Policy Strategy and Engagement Capacity building
  • Develop internal and external policy strategy and engagement curriculums
  • Actively work to build the capacity of local, national and regional research and policymaking bodies to use evidence based policy making.
Fundraising
  • Participate in fundraising for unfunded policy engagement activities such as working groups that fit within the PEC strategy around key program areas.
General Communications Support
  • Support the PEC Division to produce annual products, newsletters and ongoing communications products as needed
  • Interested candidates who meet the requirements above should submit their applications enclosing a detailed CV, quoting current and expected remuneration and providing contact details of three referees to the address below by February 21, 2014. 
Online applications should be sent to jobs@aphrc.org . 

Please, indicate “Policy Outreach Manager” on the subject line of the email application or on the envelope. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Internship Opportunities
 
CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya (CAP YEI), is supported by MasterCard Foundation, was established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth in the society with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures. 

 
The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support. 

About the position
 
Internships are open to Diploma and Degree students who wish to acquire knowledge and experience of a real work environment to the mutual benefit of both the organization and the Intern. 

Interns will be fully involved in the work programme of the unit relevant to their studies under the supervision of a responsible staff member. 

Interns are expected to contribute their skills, knowledge and competencies while acquiring supplemental training in their areas of specialization but are not full-time employees. 

They are not substitutes for full-time staff. Internships are normally offered for a period of three months. 

An intern will be required to work for five (5) days per week. 

We are offering internship opportunities in the following fields;
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Business Development
  • Life skills and E - learning
  • Social work, community mobilization and outreach
  • Proposal Writing
Qualifications:
  • Applicants must, at a minimum, be enrolled in a recognized undergraduate programme.
  • Applicants should be well-organized, self-motivated and reliable.
  • Basic computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office, Internet applications) are required.
  • Interns must be self-driven who can work with minimal Supervision
Application Process:  

Applicants should send their applications via email directly to hrcapyei@gmail.com by 20th  February 2014

Applicants should submit an application letter explaining their interest in working with CAP YEI which must be pasted in the body of email.

A CV detailing education, work experience and any other relevant technical skills should be attached. 
 
In addition, a supporting letter from the Applicant's institution will be required.

Interns are required to select the field they are interested in and quote the name of the field you are applying for in both the subject of the email and the application letter.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Sales Representatives 

Job Summary: GlaxoSmithKline is one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies with three primary areas of business in pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare. 

Our success depends on creating innovative new products and making these accessible to as many people who need them as possible.

Through our Consumer Healthcare business, we market a range of consumer health products based on scientific innovation. 

We have leading positions in four main categories: oral health, nutritionals, wellness and skin health. In these areas we have a number of well known brands including Sensodyne, Panadol and Aquafresh.

The successful candidate’s principal responsibility will be to implement marketing strategies through aggressive selling ensuring that there is adequate distribution of company products in the trade, maintain visibility of the brands through proper merchandising and placement of point of sale materials at the strategic sites.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and manage Key Accounts within the assigned territory
  • Actively participate in selling and identification of new markets within the assigned territory to ensure sales targets are achieved
  • Build good relationships with distributors within the assigned territories
  • Assist in achievement of secondary sales by distribution of company products through the trade partners.
  • Assist the trade partner in planning and implementation of the sales strategies such as developing itinerary and ensuring on time deliveries
  • Supervise trade partner representatives and merchandisers in the respective regions to ensure they achieve the set Key Performance Indicators.
  • Ensure the region is covered adequately for effective distribution of the brands at the retail level.
  • Ensure placement and effective utilization of point of sale materials.
  • Monitor and report on market intelligence
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sales and Marketing
  • At least 2 years experience in sales
  • Strong inter personal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
How to Apply: 
 
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Tuesday 25th February, 2014.

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, 
Nairobi, GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted! 

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.

Digital Content Manager

Company: Savannah Informatics Limited
Location: Nairobi

 
We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and skills in web content management, writing and editing for the web and site management.
  • The website content manager will be responsible for developing the voice for all aspects of the organization’s online presence. 
  • In addition to writing, editing, and proofreading site content, this person will also work closely with the technical team to maintain site standards with regard to new development. 
  • The website content manager will also be responsible for crafting site promotions, email newsletters, and online outreach campaigns. 
  • The content manager will work closely with technical, business development, and marketing members of our organization, so strong communication skills are needed. 
  • The ideal candidate will also have experience managing online marketing and outreach campaigns. Tasks require a strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines.
We are looking for the following qualities in a candidate:
  • Manage savannah informatics website – including supervising freelance writers, editing content and maintaining accuracy and timeliness of all content on the site.
  • Manage and update Savannah Informatics social media properties - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Use digital media to communicate, educate and engage Savannah Informatics Clients and the public
  • Develop ideas and promotions to grow the client base for Savannah Informatics.
  • Execute any social media programs on behalf of the team
  • Cultivate smart, strategic partnerships that support content and marketing objectives for Savannah Informatics.
Requirements:
  • At least 1 year relevant working experience. Experience working with digital, creative and media agencies is an added advantage.
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Technical Writing or a related field. An additional diploma in a business related course is an added advantage.
  • A strong communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Strong project management, team leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Working knowledge of social media management and analytics tools
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Passion, Integrity and Energy!
Apply for this position:

Kindly send your cover letter and CV to sil.talented@gmail.com by the 28th February 2014

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