Family Media is the fastest growing Christian media house in Africa.

It prides itself in providing a message of hope and care to its audiences through Jesus Christ. 

Our mission is to keep Jesus on the airwaves. 

To achieve our mandate, we wish to hire the following:
Play – Out Technician Trainees

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering or related qualifications
  • Computer literate
  •  25 years of age and below.
  • Has excellent attendance and positive attitude to the job
  • Must be a Christian of integrity, self-driven and passionate
  • Must have good and proven track record
Qualified and interested candidates should email a cover letter and a copy of CV to by COB 24th February 2014.
Our client a well established Dialysis Company is looking for aFemale Operations Manager

She should be a key contributor in ensuring the day – to – day  operations of the company run smoothly and will be reporting to the company CEO and BOD. 

The successful candidate Must be will to work out of Nairobi for the first 3 months, beyond the 3rd month period the primary location will be in Nairobi.

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the company in close collaboration with center administrators.
  • Contribute to the improvement of the company-wide operating platform and participate in risk management efforts.
  • Key functional areas include: accounting, administrative, clinical operations, technical operations, training and supplies.
  • Perform portfolio analytics to identify and evaluate individual clinic performance trends.
  • Interpret business requirements as they relate to operational needs to accommodate growth targets and new projects/products/services.
  • Compliance measures and reporting metrics in sync with such requirements.
  • Create critical high impact presentations and supporting analysis targeted for key partners and investors.
  • Must have a bachelor's degree in business / healthcare management, operations, finance or related discipline.
  • Having an MBA or Masters in Health Management is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years  experience in management, operations or finance.
  • Must be a female less than 32yrs.
  • Must have experience managing projects / initiatives with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Must have excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Ability to execute on multiple high priority deliverables simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
  • Executive presence and strong presentation skills geared to senior level audiences.
  • Must submit academic qualification certificates to be considered for this position.
  • Must be willing to agree to reference verification and a professional background check.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 40% of the time beyond the first 3 months.
Key Competencies:-
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial statements and basic accounting.
  • Experience developing presentations for senior leaders/executive audiences and proficiency in Excel.
  • Creative and quick thinker; takes pride in their work; and desires personal and professional growth.
  • Strong leadership, execution, problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh.70,000 - 150,000/= (Approx. 820 - 1,700 USD)depending on experience
Deadline: 15th March 2014    
Send your up to date CV to:
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job

Position Title: Guest House Manager 
Position End Date: Open- Ended                        
Duty Station: Nairobi    
Reports To: HR & Administration Manager

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

Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.
Job Summary: The Guest House Manager will be responsible for the management function of the day to day efficient running of the Guest House.  

The scope of this role includes the guest house maintenance, guest house security, guest house inventory and procurement of supplies, equipment and furnishings.  It also includes the management of guest house bookings, attending to guest needs and kitchen management. 

The Guest House Manager will supervise the entire kitchen function including, supplier selection, procurement of supplies and kitchen equipment, meal preparation and presentation for visitors at the guest house.  

This role will also directly supervise the housekeepers serving the guest house, and have overall supervision of the Chef, Assistant Chef and the Kitchen Assistant to ensure high standards of cleanliness, hygiene and tidiness are maintained in the dining and kitchen areas of the office.  This position will also work closely with the Base Logistician on matters pertaining to guest house supplies.  

The incumbent will carry out this role with keenness and due diligence to ensure that the guest house is professionally and sufficiently catered for at all times and that the kitchen function is closely supported so that it can run effectively and efficiently.  

Key Responsibilities
  • Develop  and maintain a guest house guideline manual and ensure it is available to all guests and that they are well informed of how to get around in the guest house;
  • Manage bookings and room allocations for the SP guest house and oversee check in and check out process for the guests;
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures that will guide the management and supervision of the Guesthouse and kitchen personnel;
  • In compliance with the procurement policy, source for suppliers periodically and make the necessary monthly purchase requests for food and household supplies;
  • Facilitate the procurement of new equipment and furnishings for the kitchen and guest house while ensuring all are in good working order and make arrangements for repairs & maintenance where necessary;
  • Oversee the safety and security needs at the guest house and manage the relationship with the land lord / agent and management company;
  • In an efficient manner plan and facilitate for the  maintenance and repair needs of the guest house;
  • Liaise and manage relationship with vendors and suppliers;
  • Ensure that the guest house amenities such as internet, dstv, telephone etc.  consistently works well;
  • Prepare and provide timely guest house reports as required;
  • With a generous and serving spirit perform all other tasks and responsibilities assigned for the benefit of Samaritan’s Purse.
Education / Experience Needed

Minimum 3 years’ experience in a managing a guest house/ or leadership role in the hotel industry,
Graduate in Business Administration / or Hotel Management from a recognized institution,  

Skills Required
  • Highly organized and self-motivated,
  • Ability to work under high pressure and prioritize tasks,
  • Ability to lead and supervise a team,
  • Availability to work long, odd hours including weekends,
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular Word, Excel, email,
  • High standard of written and spoken English,
  • A people oriented person with excellent PR skills,
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills,
  • Team player
  • Committed Christian.
Submission of Applications
Interested applicants should submit their C.V. and an application letter to to be received not later than 27th February, 2014. 

 Certificates and testimonials need not be attached.

Only email applications will be considered. 

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

Deadline: Strictly February 24, 2014 by 8am

Start Date: February 27, 2013

Position: Marketing Officer - Home Assured Magazine

Reporting to
: Editor

Age: Below 27

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree preferably in Marketing/Public Relations or related field
  • Minimum B in English in KCSE
Experience: 1-3 year’s experience in selling advertising space for a magazine

 30,000 with 15% commission on total advertising space sold in the Magazine

Duties and responsibilities
  • Obtaining advertisers through cold calling or scheduled appointments.
  • Selling advertising space to clients.
  • Managing the social media sites for the magazine.
  • Making telephone sales calls and carrying out online marketing of the magazine.
  • Troubleshooting any problems clients might have with their advertisements.
  • Acquiring and handling subscriptions.
  • Tailoring the marketing materials to fit the magazine issue at hand.
  • Managing (supervision and co-ordination) of advertising sales representatives.
  • Making policies and plans for the advertising, selling and marketing activities of the magazine.
  • Deciding on pricing and special deals the magazine can offer and coming up with new ideas that will help publicize and sell the magazine.
  • Analyzing customer feedback and monitoring customer satisfaction.
  • Drafting monthly reports on sales and recommendations for the next issue
  • Liaising with finance for quotations and invoices
  • Performance of any other duties related to marketing the magazine
Personality Profile
  • Good interpersonal and group skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Relevant contacts in advertising
Minimum Qualifications: Degree, below 27 years, at least one year’s experience in marketing/advertising/customer service.

If you meet the requirements send your application letter, CV (not more that 5 pages) with three referees, testimonials and certificates all in pdf. format to with the subject line “Marketing Officer- Current Salary- Net or Gross” e.g. “Marketing Officer- 15,000- Net”

Strictly do not apply if you do not meet the minimum qualifications, your application will NOT be considered. 

Application received after deadline will not be considered.

Energy Specialist

Practical Action is an international development agency working with poor communities to help them choose and use technology to improve their lives today and for generations to come.
The above exciting position has arisen within the organisation. 

This is a senior level position which requires a highly motivated individual with excellent ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.

Reporting to the Regional Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Leading Practical Action’s policy advocacy for poor people in Eastern Africa to access energy for household and productive uses and for community services (Total Energy Access);
  • Developing and securing funds for a rich portfolio of energy projects in the region to be undertaken by Practical Action alone and in partnership with other NGOs, Civil Society Organisations, government institutions and the private sector;
  • Delivery of all regional energy projects and accountability for managing associated grants and other funds and for reporting to project funders;
  • Coordinating with UN agencies and other international and national SE4All stakeholders to ensure that poor people in the region benefit from the SE4LL initiative;
  • Engaging with Government and County governments, international agencies, donors, other civil society and the private sector in the region both to secure funds and to influence energy policies and practices to the benefit of poor people
  • Developing new, innovative programme designs (such as results-based approaches, and private-sector partnerships) which will leverage funding effectiveness and open up new opportunities;
  • Developing innovative energy programmes, including on climate change and other emerging areas relevant to energy work;
  • Ensuring that Practical Action East Africa’s energy programme team has the necessary skills, capabilities and expertise and delivers high quality, professional work.
Special responsibility
The position is directly responsible for efficient and effective management of all of Practical Action East Africa Energy’s human, financial, technical, structural, and equipment resources and assets. 

The position has a responsibility to manage the organization’s reputation and image in relation to its energy activities within the geographical areas of operations.
The right candidate should be:
  • A current thought leader in the area of energy, climate change and development
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • A creative person who embraces innovation, and is capable of capturing opportunities as well as creating them
  • Committed to poverty alleviation.
  • Masters Degree, first degree MUST be in Renewable Energy/ Engineering/related areas
  • Post graduate diploma in project/programme management, community development, climate change or related field
  • At least seven (7) years’ work experience in development or a relevant technical field, and minimum of three to five years of senior management experience in a non-profit organization. 
  • Experience of delivering innovative energy/climate change programmes within the NGO or private sector is highly desirable
Other competencies
  • Good Knowledge and understanding of development issues affecting Kenya and the region
  • Working experience with communities and partner organisations
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Excellent writing skills and proven track record of writing successful funding proposals
  • Strong computer skills in word-processing, spreadsheets and email/internet
  • Ability to work in a team, and work with minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel, live and work in remote areas.
  • Good knowledge of Energy, Environmental systems and Policy issues
  • Clear understanding of climate change, markets and gender issues and their implications on energy delivery
  • Experience of working in an International NGO environment
Applications, including curriculum vitae, three referees, telephone/email contacts, details of present and expected salary should be sent by e-mail to reach the address below by 7th March 2014.

Human Resources Officer
Practical Action
PO Box 39493 – 00623
Nairobi, Kenya
Only short listed candidates will be notified. 

Practical Action is an equal opportunity employer

Monitoring Journalist
BBC Monitoring, Karen, Nairobi
BBC Monitoring’s Nairobi office is responsible for gathering news and information from the mass media across Africa and the Middle East around the clock.

We are seeking to engage an experienced editor with an excellent command of the English language and a second language, which may be Kiswahili, Arabic, Somali, French, Amharic or Tigrigna, both written and spoken. 

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to work under pressure as part of a team, and a willingness to work shifts, including nights and weekends.

Job Requirements
  • University degree in journalism or mass communication from a reputable university
  • At least three years professional experience
  • Demonstrated sharp editorial skills
  • A passion for news and international affairs, with excellent knowledge of
  • East Africa and at least one other area of Africa or the Middle East
  • Demonstrated familiarity with social media. Ability to exploit social media
  • for research and knowledge of data visualization will be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in Office applications. Strong keyboard skills.
  • Proven excellent planning and coordination skills.
  • Proven ability to work well within a team in a culturally diverse environ ment.
The gross starting salary for this position is Kshs 121,056.

Short-listed candidates will be required to sit editorial, translation and general knowledge tests at our Karen offices. 

Successful candidates will later be invited for an interview.
To apply send a full CV and letter of application, illustrating in full your suitability for the job.
The deadline is 22 March 2014.
Please email your CV and letter to
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
BBC is an equal opportunities employer.

Head of Market Engagement, Kenya
Full-time, Permanent
Location: Nairobi with significant national travel and some international travel
Salary: Competitive, dependant on skills and experience

Farm Africa’s mission is to reduce poverty permanently by unleashing African farmers’ abilities to grow their incomes and manage their natural resources sustainably. 

A core part of our strategy is to ensure that our interventions are both economically sustainable and

The systematic integration of market linkages in implementing programmes is crucial to our ability to scale our interventions cost-effectively.
We are seeking an agricultural value chain and market engagement expert who will take forward our increasing focus on linking smallholder farmers to demand-driven value chains.

Ideally from a private sector background, the Head of Market Engagement will help Farm Africa advance the idea that a successful and growing engagement with agricultural markets and agri-business is vital for helping smallholders grow their incomes sustainably.

We are looking for someone with the ability to drive and prioritise innovative engagement with the private sector and other stakeholders in the agricultural sector. 

You will have lived and worked in sub-Saharan Africa, have excellent hands-on programme management experience. Exceptional multi-tasking, networking, relationship-building and management skills are pre-requisites.

If you are interested in this role more information can be found in the job description. 

If would like to apply, please send a CV and one page covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification to by 5pm on Friday 7 March 2014.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please submit them in writing to
*Note: we will not be answering telephone enquiries about this role, all questions must be emailed.
Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa

2014 Medical Internship

Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa is an institution of Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya which ¡s part of Aga Khan Development Network.
It provides health care services to the population of the Coast Province of Kenya and works with leading clinicians in the country in the management of complex and specialist cases.

Applications are invited from medical graduates who have successfully completed their MBChB (or equivalent) undergraduate degree and have been recommended to do their rotational medical internship by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board. 

Successful candidates are expected to commence their internship from the second week of March 2014 for a period of one year.

Interested Candidates should submit the following documents as part of their applications:
  • Personal statement that includes future interests.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Academic degree together with transcripts
  • Two letters of reference
  • Recommendation letter for rotational internship from the Board
Applications accompanied by copies of certificates plus detailed CV should be forwarded to: 

The HR and Administration Manager at P.O. Box 83013 -80100 GPO, Mombasa 

or Email:

Closing date for receipt of applications is 25th February 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
MicroSave Financial Sector Consultants’ Database

Established in 1998, MicroSave is an expanding international consulting company with ten offices in Africa and Asia. MicroSave provides consulting services to leading commercial banks, telcos, microfinance institutions and SACCOs as well as international and bilateral donors and foundations.

MicroSave seeks consultants in East Africa with experience in financial services to preregister for potential future short and long term consulting opportunities. 

Consultants should have at least three years’ experience in consulting, a Master’s Degree and direct experience in microfinance, banking or digital financial services. 

The following skillsets are sought:
  • Qualitative and/or quantitative market research including use of statistical packages for data analysis
  • Researching, developing and pilot testing financial products
  • Business process re-engineering within financial institutions
  • Strategic business planning, including balance score cards;
  • Agricultural finance, including value chain analysis
  • Governance for financial institutions
  • SME finance
  • Financial analysis / projections
  • Risk management
  • Human resource management
  • Credit and delinquency management including cash flow based individual lending
  • Marketing strategy for financial services including brand strategy and execution
  • Digital financial services, including bank agency management and mobile payments
  • Financial education, social performance management, client protection
  • Project / programme management, monitoring and evaluation
  • Challenge fund design and management
French language, project management and other professional qualifications are an added advantage.

The applicants should send the following to, with subject marked as ‘Application to MicroSave’s Consultant’s Register’:
A CV showing detailed experience of their consulting assignments and any capacity statements.
A covering letter which highlights the relevant experience of the consultant.
Consultants meeting the minimum standard will be acknowledged by email, and may be contacted for further meetings.

More information on MicroSave and its services can be found

Due date: 14th March 2014
An organisation that deals in agrochemicals is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Project Manager on Anti-Counterfeiting to work for 40hrs in a month for 1 year but renewable.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To organise activities on counterfeiting and follow them up to their conclusion.
The activities will include:

  • Organising surveys on counterfeiting in order to come up with baseline data on counterfeiting.
  • Putting activities to counter counterfeiting and any other activity that will curb counterfeiting problem.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum Bachelors Degree from a recognized University in Agriculture and related fields. Project Management will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in agrochemical industry.
The Project Manager position will be based in Nairobi with a lot of travelling outside Nairobi.

Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should submit their CV, copies of certificates and testimonials by Tuesday, 11 March 2014 to:-
P.O. Box 49010 -00100, 

The Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya / Djibouti Programme is seeking to recruit a Kenyan national for the following position, to be based at Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya.
Pediatric Counselor
Reporting directly to the Child Protection Officer
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Providing direct counselling Services for children identified/referred by BID and other partners.
  • Build the capacity of both national and refugee staff to perform duties in the social and protection aspects for children
  • Monitoring and evaluation activities as well as provide leadership and guidance to the Child Development Workers.
  • Manage/maintain documentation and records of psychosocial support cases for purposes of follow up and referral.
  • Collaborate with other sectors and IPs in order to ensure smooth implementation and coordination of activities.
Professional Qualifications
  • A degree in counselling and/social work (sciences) with a strong bias towards counselling and social work.
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience in child protection, care and development in an INGO
  • Knowledge of Child Protection and HIV/AIDs issues in the Kenyan context,
  • Knowledge of international and national legislation and policies on child protection.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place.
  • Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills
Personal Attributes for the above posts
  • Strong interpersonal and a good team player.
  • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/former employment. 

They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 3rd March, 2014:

Human Resource Officer, 
P.O. Box 48 

Or e-mailed to:

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Our client The Brooke East Africa is an Animal Welfare Charity whose mission is to improve the welfare of working donkeys, horses and mules. 

The Brooke currently seeks to recruit Community Development Officer based in Nairobi, for a 2-year national appointment, with possibility of extension.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Community Programme Development and Support
  • Community Engagement and Empowerment
  • Participatory Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Coordination and communications
Summary of Qualifications
  • At least First Degree (Bachelors) in a relevant community development studies or related social science field.
  • Minimum 5-years working with an animal welfare/humanitarian / development NGO, with strong field practice in community programme development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
How to Apply
All interested and eligible candidates for the position should email us their application letter, CV including 3 referees and updated documents to: or to receive an application form not later than 7 March, 2014

Corporate Communications Manager

Reporting to the Head of Corporate & Regulatory Affairs, this role is responsible for developing and implementing high impact communication strategies to build a sustainable corporate image and reputation for the KCB Group brand.

Key Responsibilities
  • Implementing the organization’s communication strategy.
  • Creating and managing valuable media partnerships and engagement plans.
  • Managing the content for the organization’s Internet website, Intranet and social media platforms.
  • Facilitating design, production and editing of corporate publications and press information.
  • Facilitating media visibility and publicity for all corporate events, functions and activities
  • Managing internal communications strategies and plans in support of business objectives.
  • Managing corporate advertisements, media supplements and documentaries for internal and external communication.
  • Originating speeches, statements, profiles and other forms of corporate communications for external stakeholders and having oversight for all internal communication.
  • Coordinate communication logistics, research and briefing for all communication related activities.
  • Identify thought leadership opportunities for business executives with opinion leaders. 
  • Manage third party suppliers for PR agency, photography and videography services.
  • Creatively communicate business and project updates for internal communication.
  • Writing and editing the Bank’s publication materials and corporate events launches.
The Person
  • A university degree in Mass Communication, Media or Public Relations from a recognized university.
  • Possession of professional qualifications in Journalism or PR related skills.
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in corporate communications.
  • Three years’ Experience in writing press releases, commentaries, publications, opinion pieces, video scripts and speeches.
  • Knowledge of French language will be an added advantage
  • Experience in Crisis communication and management
  • Experience in business strategy will be  essential
  • A genuine interest in providing excellent customer service
  • Possession  project management skill will be essential 
  • knowledge of trends in financial industry
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organization
  • Initiative, self-drive and open minded
  • Attention to detail
  • Team Player
The above position is a demanding role which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidate. 

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to

To be considered your application must be received by March 7, 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Ref: CRA 01/2014

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