Opportunity Kenya Ltd is a microfinance institution with operations in Nairobi, Western, Nyanza and Rift Valley provinces of Kenya, and is seeking qualified applicants for the SME Officer / Credit AnalystPosition.
 
Reporting to the Chief Relationship Officer, the SME Officer / Credit Analyst must represent Opportunity’s core values of Commitment, Humility, Respect, Integrity, Stewardship and Transformation. 

The SME Officer/ Credit Analyst shall be located at the Head Office.
 
Essential Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Analyzes and evaluates loan applications (financial data, credit reports, including ratio and trend analysis, peer/industry comparison, pricing review, and Cash Analysis using Opportunity Kenya’s analysis tools). Also, review and analyze the financial condition of any guarantors.
  • Prepares narrative analysis of findings and presents the same for approval to Branch Credit Committee or Head Office Credit Committee.
  • Identifies problems, potential problems with credit information obtained and coordinate with the necessary party to resolve the problems.
  • Understands Opportunity Kenya’s lending policies and identify exceptions and non-compliance with loan covenants while performing credit analysis.
  • Stays informed regarding Opportunity Kenya’s loan policy, changes in lending standards, and related legal requirements.
  • Analyze credit and financial information (e.g., credit reports, tax returns, financial statements, etc.) to determine risk involved in lending money to Small and Medium Scale Enterprise /individual customers.
  • Enter financial figures into computer to generate ratios, and examine data to determine credit worthiness. 
  • Compare items such as liquidity and profitability with other companies of same industry, size and geographic location for commercial customers.
  • Underwrite loan applications including credit approval reports, credit analysis results and loan request summaries.
  • In collaboration with the Chief relationship Officer, establishes high standards of credit analysis and ensure adherence to the same at all times.
  • Conduct risk profiles of various business sectors to act as guidance in assessments of related credit applications.
  • Run and Analyze credit concentration reports and advise the bank on measures to be taken in order to avoid high credit concentrations in particular business sectors and minimize Opportunity Kenya’s credit risk exposures to such sectors.
  • Ensures that lending policies and procedures, including sector concentration limits are adhered to.
  • In collaboration with branch credit staff, ensures due handling of customer agreements.
  • Analyses the loan book in terms of credit risk exposures to the bank and provides advice on courses of action for individual facilities.
  • Provides credit risk reports depending on the area of operation on weekly basis to The Chief Relationship Officer
Qualifications & Experience
 
Minimum Education and Experience
  • A University Degree preferably Business, Accounting, or Economics
  • Three to five years of credit analysis, loan review or related experience.
  • Practical Commercial Credit Analysis experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of internal micro finance operations and loan sales strategy
The Ideal Candidate will possess the following attributes
  • Strong knowledge of financial statement analysis and determination of credit worthiness.
  • Knowledge of credit policies and procedures.
  • Understanding of general accounting methods.
  • Familiarity with loan documentation.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Strong logic, reasoning, and analytical skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of microfinance and banking industry.
  • Advanced knowledge of statutory and regulatory banking compliance regulations, and International Accounting Standards.
  • Intermediate skills in personal computer operation, word processing and spread sheet software.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to set and deliver business goals specifically in the areas of portfolio quality, profitability, product performance, and risk management
  • Ability to set, monitor, and assess achievements against performance targets, quality standards, and service agreements
  • Ability to conceptualize and formulate a business strategy and implementation plans
  • Ability to develop and get results through people by motivating and mentoring them to exceed expectation, especially those with multiple direct reports
  • An in depth knowledge of micro lending products or services and ability to recommend changes to meet customer needs
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively, apply common sense to carry out instructions and instruct others, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and correspondence; and speak to third parties and employees
  • An effective leader with the ability to enthuse and inspire employees to give their best in order to achieve goals
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with individuals and teams as a whole
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and influencing skills
Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters, an up-to-date CV, telephone contact, copies of academic and professional certificates and names and telephone contacts for three current referees to the Human Resource Manager by Tuesday 25th February 2014. 

Kindly indicate your current salary in your application. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please use the following address:

The Human Resource Manager
Opportunity Kenya Limited
P.O. Box 19497-00202
Nairobi, Kenya
 
or send application to okljobs@opportunitykenya.com
Technology Innovations Internship

Educate! is seeking an enthusiastic and driven Technology Innovations Intern to lead the adoption of new cost-effective development technologies for our Kampala, Uganda head office. Educate! is scaling up to work in 10 new districts and over 200 new schools. 

Our greatest challenge is how to manage the scale-up more efficiently leveraging new SMS, USSD, Voice, and Mobile Money technology. The Technology Innovations internship is a unique opportunity to design the future of how Educate! operates in Uganda and eventually across Africa. 

There is no paper to push in this role! Through this internship you will help develop and maintain technologies to improve communication pathways and provide expertise on innovative IT strategies. 


 
Educate! offers the chance to take a leadership role in technology development while working at a thriving, youthful non-profit. 

Educate! Overview

Educate! works to transform the education system in Uganda to develop young leaders and entrepreneurs who take leadership initiative, create small businesses, and improve their livelihoods. 

Learn more about Educate! on our Websitewww.experienceeducate.org or watch a short video about Educate! athttp://bit.ly/PuRp41.  

Educate!’s programs reach 20,000 youth and catalyze a 160% average personal income increase. Our curriculum has been recognized by awards from Ashoka and Echoing Green, and was adopted into Uganda's national entrepreneurship curriculum, reaching over 25,000 students annually. 

Internship Objectives
  • Database for Mobile Phone Data Collection: Develop, pilot, and maintain a real-time dashboard of program monitoring information collected through SMS and Smartphone app from over 100 field staff and volunteers. This includes streamlining information collection and database set up.
  • Mobile Money Transfer: Support the adoption of Beyonic Funds To Phones service for MM process management by establishing company-wide staff and volunteer contact management syncing with HR & CRM information, tracking historical payments, and designing tiered approval rules to match our SOPs, with required & optional approvers.
  • Staff Training & Capacity Building: Train staff in computers and all new technology innovations. The Intern should be fluent in English, motivated, a strong communicator, and have a keen interest in teaching and working with people, especially in an international environment.
  • Technology Innovations Research: Propose new and effective technology solutions for Educate! to cut costs and help Educate! to better reach our 20,000 youth.
  • Computer Systems Support: Install and configure computer programs on our low-cost laptops. Diagnose and solve hardware and/or software issues.
Terms and Compensation

Educate! offers free housing accommodation in a fully-furnished and friendly Educate!-run guest house. Although the internship is unpaid, s/he will receive reimbursements for all work-related travel expenses. 

This position reports to the Deputy Country Director and involves rotating support to the Finance Manager and M&E Manager. 

The duration of the internship is 3 to 6 months, with the possibility to renew or develop into a fellowship position with a small stipend. 

The application deadline is March 7th. The start date is flexible, but preferably before June 2014 so that innovations can be implemented as quickly as possible. 

To apply, please submit a resume and detailed cover letter to: Rebecca.Richards@experienceeducate.org. 

Please title the subject of your email: “Technology Innovations Intern- Your name.”
Vacancy: Pharmacist

Category: Pharmaceuticals

Location:
 Nairobi, Kenya

Employment: Full-Time
 
Required Qualifications
  • Should be registered by Pharmacy & Poisons Board (PPB)
  • 3-4 years  working experience
  • Should have worked in a very busy environment.

Key competencies

  • Highly analytical individual
  • Competent in legal compliance
  • Focused on Quality
  • Ability to handle pressure
  • Very Attentive to detail
  • Ability to keep time
  • Excellent interpersonal and  communication  skills
  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Strong team player
  • Flexibility in working hours
Please do not apply if you do not meet the above requirements. 

Apply to hr@harleysltd.com by COB 20th February 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Terms of Reference

Role: 
Facilitation of a training for Paediatric counsellors and lay counsellors focusing on trauma focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Play and Expressive Art Therapy

Duration: 3 days (between 19th February to 21st February 2014)

Child Protection Level    Level 3

Venue : Dadaab

Background

Save the Children has been operational in the Dadaab refugee camps since 2007 when a child protection programme was established. 



 
The programme is now one of Save the Children’s largest child protection programmes globally and can be termed multi-sector: Programmes focus on gender-based violence prevention and response; response to children without appropriate care, including family tracing and reunification, foster care placement and resettlement to third countries; case management of other protection concerns; individual and group counselling; children’s participation and psychosocial support through Child Education and Welfare Centres and Children’s Clubs; training to police, teachers and agencies; and working with community groups. 

Save the Children’s Child Protection paediatric counsellors and lay counsellors provide psychosocial support to distressed and traumatized children, particularly survivors of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence, through individual and group counselling among other interventions. Following a staff debriefing session that was conducted late last year, it was realized by the team and the hired consultant that there is a need for capacity building for counsellors and lay counsellors on trauma focused cognitive behavioural therapy, play and expressive art therapy. 

In this regard, Save the Children is seeking a consultant counsellor to facilitate a 3 days training for paediatric and lay counsellors on the said therapeutic techniques of intervention. 

Save the Children will provide transport for the Consultant Counsellor to Dadaab and back by air and road, and s/he will spend three days residing in the Dadaab Save the Children compound, in full adherence to Save the Children’s Code of Conduct, Child Safeguarding Policy, Data Protection and Information Sharing Protocol and Safety and Security Rules. 

Deliverables

Save the Children is seeking the services of a Consultant Counsellor to facilitate a three days training for Paediatric Counsellors and lay counsellors (Total of 15 people) focusing on trauma focused cognitive behavioural therapy, play and expressive art therapy. 

The Consultant Counsellor will also be required to compile training report capturing methodology used, sessions covered and ways of monitoring application of therapeutic techniques and its impact.

Objectives of the training:
  1. To improve the quality of Save the Children’s psychosocial support intervention to distressed and traumatized refugee children, particularly survivors of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence
  2. Improve the counsellors level of understanding of trauma focused cognitive behavioural therapy, play and expressive art therapy and how to apply these techniques in Dadaab context
  3. To empower the lay counsellors (community counsellors) on mirroring of tone during counselling sessions, interpretation and application of child friendly counselling skills during counselling sessions.
Number of expected participants

Male    Female    Total    Children/Parents
0          5             5         National staff (including Paediatric counsellors)
TBC      TBC        15       Community workers /Refugee staff (Lay Counsellors)
Total                   20    

Budget 
  
Facilitation fee 
Period / Units: 3 days    
Unit cost (Ksh.) : 25,000/=    
Total (Ksh.):75,000/=

Travel (Flights and/or Road) to and from Dadaab    
Period / Units: 1 flight :  
Unit cost (Ksh.) : KSH 12,000 
Period / Units: 1 Road: 
Unit cost (Ksh.) : TBC 
 
To be paid by SCI
  
Accommodation and meals (full board)   
Period / Units: 3 days    
Unit cost (Ksh.) : TBC    

To be paid by SCI

Requirements

Essential
  • Extensive training and experience in facilitation of trauma focused cognitive behavioural therapy, play and expressive art therapy training
  • Extensive training and experience in the provision of individual counselling to children and their families
  • Extensive experience in the provision of counselling to adults working with children experiencing abuse
  • Training and experience in the provision of counselling supervision
  • Understanding of the stresses of working in remote and hostile environments, such as Dadaab
  • Demonstrated competence working across Kenyan cultures, as well as age and gender barriers, and accommodating for these dynamics during group sessions
  • High capacity in building trust and rapport in groups working together in teams under high stress
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Strong sense of professionalism
Desirable
  • Direct experience in child protection and gender-based violence programming
  • Appreciation of the importance of community and child participation when working to create behaviour change, raise awareness and protect children
  • Understanding of the importance of and means of ensuring accountability to beneficiaries during programming
  • Experience working in North Eastern Province or with Somali communities
  • Previous experience working with Save the Children as a staff debriefing and counselling supervision consultant.
The application process is now open and will close on 22nd Feb 2014 at 5.00 p.m. To apply for this position, please fill the attached EoI and send to Kenya.jobapplications@savethechildren.org  indicating the Assignment title on the subject line.
Fulltime Academic Research Writers

We are looking for experienced academic research writers to work full time from their own homes. 

Each applicant must have
  • Experience in academic writing
  • Excellent grammar
  • Knowledge of the basic referencing styles (APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago)
  • Ability to work within given deadlines
  • Must be accessible at all times in case of revisions
If you have the above qualities and a reliable internet connection, Please send your CV together with 3 samples of your work to ewritingconsult@gmail.com 

Please ensure you provide your current phone number(s).

East African Growers ltd is a leading grower and exporter of Fresh Vegetables, Fruits and Cut flowers in Kenya

Through a partnership with USAID-KHCP, EAGA is working with small holder farmers on a project aimed at enhancing sustainable farming and marketing of fresh vegetables and fruits. Target areas are counties in Western and Rift Valley in Kenya

East African Growers is seeking the following qualified, dynamic, self-motivated individuals to work on the development and implementation of the project.


Agronomists 

4 positions

Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the successful candidates will be based in Uasin Gishu, Nandi, Trans Nzoia, Elgeyo Marakwet & Bungoma.

The Agronomists will be required to provide extension and training services to the small holder farmers, participate in the programs on crop productivity and production planning, safe use of pesticides, export quality specification, post-harvest handling and household nutrition.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture or related courses
  • A minimum of three years hand on experience in managing out-grower schemes or a horticultural farm in a private sector setting is important.
  • Must possess a valid motor cycle riding license with 2 years’ experience
  • Possess general knowledgeable in Global GAP, FTF, TNC and other standards
  • Extensive experience working in the Horticultural sector will be an added advantage.
Interested candidates to submit application, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, detailed and updated curriculum vitae indicating current and expected salary and contacts of three professional referees to nicholasa@eaga.co.ke by latest 28th February, 2014.
East African Growers ltd is a leading grower and exporter of Fresh Vegetables, Fruits and Cut flowers in Kenya

Through a partnership with USAID-KHCP, EAGA is working with small holder farmers on a project aimed at enhancing sustainable farming and marketing of fresh vegetables and fruits. Target areas are counties in Western and Rift Valley in Kenya

East African Growers is seeking the following qualified, dynamic, self-motivated individuals to work on the development and implementation of the project.


Agronomists 

4 positions

Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the successful candidates will be based in Uasin Gishu, Nandi, Trans Nzoia, Elgeyo Marakwet & Bungoma.

The Agronomists will be required to provide extension and training services to the small holder farmers, participate in the programs on crop productivity and production planning, safe use of pesticides, export quality specification, post-harvest handling and household nutrition.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture or related courses
  • A minimum of three years hand on experience in managing out-grower schemes or a horticultural farm in a private sector setting is important.
  • Must possess a valid motor cycle riding license with 2 years’ experience
  • Possess general knowledgeable in Global GAP, FTF, TNC and other standards
  • Extensive experience working in the Horticultural sector will be an added advantage.
Interested candidates to submit application, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials, detailed and updated curriculum vitae indicating current and expected salary and contacts of three professional referees to nicholasa@eaga.co.ke by latest 28th February, 2014.
Loans Officer 

Our client is an upcoming Micro-Finance Institution offering Loan services to individuals and groups Our Client is looking for a young, energetic and passionate individual to fill the position of Loans Officer

Job Purpose

Evaluate, authorize, or recommend approval of loans. Advise borrowers on financial status and methods of payments.

Key responsibilities
  • Analyses applicant's financial status, credit, and property evaluation to determine feasibility of granting loan.
  • Approves loan within specified limits.
  • Refers loan to loan committee for approval.
  • Interviews applicant and requests specified information for loan application.
  • Contacts applicant or creditors to resolve questions regarding application information.
  • Ensures loan agreements are complete and accurate according to policy.
  • Computes payment schedule.
  • Submits application to credit analyst for verification and recommendation.
  • Petitions court to transfer title and deeds of collateral to bank.
  • Analyses potential loan markets to develop prospects for loans.
  • Arranges for maintenance and liquidation of delinquent property.
  • Negotiates payment arrangements with customers for delinquent loan balance.
  • Supervises loan personnel.
Minimum requirements
  • A Degree in Finance/Banking/Economics or its equivalent
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience as a credit/loans officer
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Emotional intelligence
Salary: Kshs. (20,000 – 30,000)

How to Apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you. 

Please send a copy of your updated resume, salary and benefits to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke before close of business 25th February, 2014.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Insurance Sales Executive.

Do you strongly desire to associate with a leading composite company in Kenya, with a strong presence in the rest of the East Africa Region? 


Are you searching for and attracted by an opportunity to sell and market life insurance products and services for a stable and reliable business partner? 

Are you motivated by a high degree of independence and an environment where what you’re earning is directly congruent to your effort?

Then, we are interested in talking to you! We have openings at our Upper Hill Branch for suitably qualified candidates who, in addition to the above, also possess the following qualifications, attributes and proficiencies:
  • Mean Grade of C in KCSE and above;
  • Minimum age of 25yrs and above;
  • Entrepreneurial acumen and desire to run own business;
  • Motivated by the prospects of unlimited commission earnings;
  • Successful working experience in sales, marketing, teaching or any other relevant profession;
  • Good presentation and communication skills;
  • Ambitious, hardworking and motivated by achievement;
  • Highly networked and adept at connecting with people;
  • Prior experience in selling life or general insurance will be a definite advantage.
If you match the above criteria, send your detailed resume with copies of academic and professional certificates, giving name and contact details of 3 referees (not friends or relatives) to:-jackline.kinyua@icealion.com 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Marketing/Business Development Officer  (Internship)

A reputable training /consulting firm wants the service of INTERN at Value Concepts Ltd.

Requirement
  • Preferable MBA students with concentration in Marketing;
  • Experience or knowledge of Service markets
  • Good marketing acumen, the ability to assimilate and process technical, marketing and sales informations
  • Be proactive,  creative thinking and able to take the initiative
  • Be persuasive and diplomatic in all business presentation
  • Presentable appearance with excellent spoken and written communication skills (English).
  • Creative thinking and the ability to learn, assess and apply new concepts
  • Effective interpersonal, organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent computer and IT skills
  • Confident and outgoing personality
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Well organized and self-motivated.
Roles
  • Responsible for  market training course to prospective clients, following up with potential Clients and organise training Venues..
  • Responsible for managing the website content to improve their online brand, SEO and generation and follow up of leads
  • Pro- actively hunt for target organisations and establish communications with those businesses that can benefit from our company’s services
  • Monitoring and analyzing market trend, and reporting on the effectiveness of strategies and campaigns.
  • Studying competitors' products and services and made a report to the line Manager
  • Identifying target markets and developing strategies to communicate with them of our services.
  • Visiting a potential client for presentations, Initiate and complete proposals  for new business opportunities.
  • Preparing and managing marketing plans and budgets
  • Responsible  for creating and managing all social media for value Concepts Ltd
  • Communicating with clients using various marketing strategies that persuade clients to attend our Training course/program  (these include media advertising, direct mail, websites and corporate sponsorship of events)
  • To maintain an excellent client relationship with existing and potential client
  • Weekly Briefing on the progressive of your activities.
Send your CV to info@value-concepts.biz  before  7th of March 2014. 

IT Officer Intern

 
A reputable training /consulting firm wants the service of INTERN at Value Concepts Ltd
 
Requirements.
  • Create, update, and maintain site pages
  • Good at CMS tools, CSS, HTML, PHP and JavaScript.
  • Database management
  • Good at Digital marketing
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Technical end user support; Remote and onsite support, issue tracking and management.
  • Software installation (operating systems,).
  • Web site development; web design, web content management, software development, website maintenance and SEO, CMS (HTML, PHP, CSS)
  • Database Development and management; Posgre SQL, MySQL, MS Access.
  • Proficient in the use of Office and Computer Applications; Microsoft Office Applications and open office, photo editing and basic graphic design (Adobe Photoshop, Photoscape Adobe Fireworks).
  • Preferable a candidate pursing  Applied computer technology
Send your CV to info@value-concepts.biz  before  7th of March 2014
Country Director
 
Location: Nairobi (Kibera and Mathare)
Reports to: CEO

Job Scope:
 
Shining Hope is looking to hire a Country Director to manage the organization and lead our expansion plans across Nairobi’s slums. 

This is a high-level senior management position responsible for programmatic strategy and in-country operations and development.

About the Organization:

Shining Hope for Communities has developed an innovative, community-driven model to combat inter-generational cycles of urban poverty and gender inequality in Nairobi’s slums. 



We link free schools for girls to accessible social services for all. 

In August 2009, we founded The Kibera School for Girls, the first entirely free school for girls in Kibera. 

The second step of our model provides the community-at-large with tangible benefits through a community center adjacent to the school. 

The unique services we offer include sanitary eco-toilets, a library and cyber cafĂ©, gender violence support, microenterprise for HIV positive women, a youth center, access to water, business and literacy training, and hundreds of jobs. 

We also operate the Johanna Justin-Jinich Community Clinic, which specializes in primary care and maternal health. 

By investing in health and economic success through a school for girls, we demonstrate that benefiting women benefits the whole community, cultivating a community ethos that makes women respected members of society.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Management and Strategy
  • Manage site manager(s) and national operations team to ensure that organizational goals and deliverables are being met.
  • Provide leadership for SHOFCO’s vision, mission and values at the country level
  • Work closely with the SMT to lead the strategic development and growth of all Kenya programs, with a focus on scaling up over the next 5 years.
  • Ensure that structures and systems adhere to SHOFCO’s standards.
  • Support service delivery and management to ensure coordination and efficiency between all country programs
  • Support and hold management accountable for deliverables of their programs and staff. 
  • Promote a culture of achievement, excellence, mutual respect, and collaboration throughout the organization.
Program Development
  • Ensure programs develop and are implemented in accordance with SHOFCO’s annual and long-term goals.
  • Ensure managers and their staff are achieving program targets and play a key role in new program design and implementation.
  • Work with site managers and program officers on the development of annual program work plans.
  • Work with the site managers, program officers, and the SMT in setting annual goals; developing and refining associated metrics for measuring impact.
  • Partner with the M&E team to ensure data dissemination and integration with program planning and decision making.
  • Oversee program evaluation and reporting.
Operations
  • Identify, develop, improve and implement systems and processes to ensure organizational efficiency and effectiveness as SHOFCO continues to grow in size and complexity.
  • Promote collaboration between the program and operations staff, as well as between site leadership, ensuring a positive and supportive work environment.
  • Oversee SHOFCO’s professional development efforts, identifying opportunities for employee growth and designing programs as appropriate.
  • Partner with Human Resources team to oversee a rigorous and integrated performance management system.
  • Partner with staff to isolate trends and insights and make recommendations for revised performance management systems.
  • Monitor and ensure adherence to rules, regulations and procedures.
Development & Partnerships
  • Promote the organization’s vision, mission and core values among partners in the region.
  • Develop SHOFCO as a partner of choice for major local and international donors.
  • Liaise and develop networks with government, non-government, partners and donors promoting an understanding of Shining Hope’s work.
  • Ensure submission of timely and high quality proposals and reports.
  • Provide timely and effective oversight of the financial position of all programs.
  • Liaise with the US office to support US based development efforts and provide regular program updates.
Candidate Requirements:

You have a clear passion for working at a community based NGO and an eagerness to work collaboratively on tasks big and small. 

You display exceptional organizational and communication skills, enjoy fast-paced, often unpredictable environments, thrive on interpersonal interactions, love working in teams, and are able to multi-task and manage projects effectively.

Education
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, higher academic qualification preferred.
Skills & Experience 
  • 10+ years’ professional experience, with at least 5 years proven experience in a management position and/or 3 years in a senior level role within a high-impact, growing business or non-profit.
  • Experience growing an organization’s infrastructure from startup to maturity and/or experience managing many staff members with a high responsibility for growth and performance.
  • Experience with community development and demonstrated passion for grassroots-inspired transformation, especially in urban communities.
  • Track record of achieving results in a corporate or non-profit environment with success in building rigorous systems, policies, and tools to support a high-impact and diverse team.
  • Exceptionally strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with an ability to clearly define strategic issues and make tough decisions in the face of ambiguity and incomplete information.
  • Excellent quantitative skills and a proven ability to analyze performance management data, isolate insights and communicate them to a diverse array of stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities; comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and committed to meeting deadlines and creating and improving processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with a myriad of stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent communication (Fluency in English and Kiswahili, both verbally and in writing), presentation, and analytical skills.
  • Strong financial fluency; demonstrated ability to specify the financial analyses required to support strategic decision-making and use financial indicators to manage organizational performance.
  • Experience designing professional development and strategic talent management systems a plus.
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Support foreign application: Kenyan residents or citizens only please.

Send applications of a cover letter and a CV to jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org

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