Our Client:

A leader in FMCG / Liquor Industry; owning and operating duty free travel retail shops at airports and seaports worldwide, as well as involving in brand development, marketing, and sales. 

The company is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, operating through a network of offices and warehouses in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Industry: Duty Free Retail / FMCG

HR & Admin Manager

Job Summary:

The role provides leadership to the team in managing the various functions of HR; from recruitment, managing compensation and benefits, training and development to Employee Relations.

The Manager has to ensure the processes laid down with respect to each of the functions are followed across the region. 

He / She is the custodian of the policies concerning HR and plays a pivotal role in ensuring implementation of the same.

Provides both operational and programmatic support to the organization. 
Should have a team well informed with the Local Labor Laws for all the locations we are operating in.

Has to handle costs controls with respect to Manpower Budgets as well the Admin budgets. 

The Manager HR and Admin oversees a team of 2-3 people.

Reporting To: General Manager – HR & Admin Africa

Type of Hire: Local

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Gross Salary: KES 150,000 per month 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Strategic Planning and Co-ordination:
  • HR planning and budget (quarterly and annual) in consultation with Reporting Manager.
  • Preparation of HR MIS and analysis of the data for budgetary controls
  • Employee induction/orientation to be planned and executed
  • Draw HR Training program calendar and ensure Training material preparation and implementation with the Team
  • Creation of training modules, in coordination with Departments, to enhance skills of employees
  • Control over HR policy and compliance by employees across Africa.
  • Understand labor laws of all countries in Africa where FI is operating and make sure all laws are complied with
  • Ensure the HR software is up and running- data sanity checks, maintenance, generation of various reports to continuously streamline and innovate
  • Launch and sustain the Employee Self Service domain with the software
  • Plan and manage the Rewards and Recognition programs of the company
  • Operations / Operational Systems and Processes
  • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
  • Implement operational best practices prevalent in the Industry
  • General administration of all activities related to HR and Admin
  • Supervise the Admin team and make sure all admin expenses are adhered to as per budgets.
  • Fleet Management and control
  • Recruitment and Selection- maintain TATs, manage consultants and costs
  • Make sure all process in HR and Admin are adhered to
  • Staff Performance Appraisals and review process- ensuring KPIs are prepared for each role and understood by the employees
  • Control of payroll attendance of all operating locations and ensure statutory compliances
  • Handle complains, staff grievances and disciplinary processes ensure adherence to the global policies
  • Handle Employee Medical scheme benefit and implementation as well as management of the same
  • External Interface
  • Dealing with Internal Customers- Employees at all levels
  • Addressing the issues with Statutory Bodies and External Auditors/Advisors
  • Dealing with Consultants/Advisors
  • Team Management
  • HR Review of the Team
  • Resources Allocation and optimization
  • Resource Additions, development and training
  • Subordinate Development and Skill enhancement
Risk Management
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  • Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Report risk issues to the audit committee/ Reporting Manager and the Leadership Team
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations
  • Mandatory Requirements:
  • Minimum Bachelors in HR;
  • Minimum experience of 4 years;
  • Previous experience in Retail / FMCG an added advantage.
How to Apply:

Genesis Consult observes strict recruitment protocol. Please submit your application if you satisfy “Mandatory Requirements”, otherwise your credentials will not be retained for future openings.  

Kindly justify your application by stating similar experience at your previous / current job.  

Send your CV  (in PDF format) titled with your name, to jobs@genesisconsult.net no later than 3rd March 2014. 

The subject line of the application should read, “HR & Admin Manager.” Please do not call the recruitment firm or its respective client, doing so will forfeit your application.

Social Media Executive

Job Description

The Social Media Executive will implement Infotrak Research and Consulting's Social Media Strategy, develop brand awareness, generate inbound traffic and
cultivate leads and sales.  

The Social Media Executive is expected to be a highly motivated individual with experience and a passion for content strategy, blogging, micro-blogging and community participation leadership. 

This position is full time salaried with benefits, including attending Social Media, blogging and industry-specific conferences.
  1. Designing visual content for Infotrak's online and social media platforms.
  2. Developing content strategies that will enhance the Infotrak brand.
  3. Developing promotion strategies that will grow Infotrak's online and social media presence.
  4. Developing engagement strategies that will create platforms for the general public to engage with Infotrak online and via social media.
  5. Developing conversion strategies to convert Infotrak's online and social media followers into customers.
  6. Managing Infotrak's  Social Media marketing campaigns and day-to-day activities including:
  • Creating relevant content to reach audiences most likely to buy products and services from Infotrak;
  • Writing editorial content;
  • Monitoring, listening and responding to users in a "Social" way while cultivating leads and sales;
  • Conducting online advocacy and open stream for cross-promotions;
  • Developing and expanding Infotrak's community and/or blogger outreach efforts;
  • Overseeing design (i.e. Facebook Timeline cover, profile pic, thumbnails, ads, landing pages, Twitter profile, and Infotrak blog);
  • Designing, creating and managing promotions and Social Media ad campaigns;
  • Compiling reports for management showing results of Infotrak's online and social media initiatives (ROI);
  • Representing Infotrak in Social Media spaces, engaging in dialogue and answering questions from the public where appropriate;
  • Developing  marketing strategies and driving them via testing and metrics;
  • Implementing proactive strategies for capturing customer online reviews;
  • Monitoring  online ratings and responding accordingly;
  • Monitoring  trends in Social Media tools, applications, channels, design and strategy;
  • Identifying threats and opportunities in user generated content surrounding the business and reporting them to management;
  • Analyzing  campaigns and translating anecdotal or qualitative data into recommendations and plans for revising the Social Media campaigns;
  • Monitoring effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of Social Media programmes;
  • Analyzing, reviewing, and reporting on the effectiveness of online and Social Media campaigns in an effort to maximize results.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Must possess knowledge and experience online marketing. An IT, Journalism, Communications or Marketing degree is welcomed but not required with relevant work experience;
  • Must demonstrates creativity and documented immersion in Social Media.
  • (Give links to profiles as examples);
  • Must be proficient in content marketing theory and application;
  • Must have experience in sourcing and managing content development and publishing;
  • Must exhibits the ability to transition from the creative side of marketing to its analytical side;
  • Must display in-depth knowledge and understanding of Social Media platforms and their respective participants (Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Google+Local, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest etc.) and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios;
  • Must possess excellent writing and language skills;
  • Must have a working knowledge of the blogging ecosystem relevant to Infotrak's core business;
  • Must display ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and video format;
  • Must exceed at building and maintaining sales relationships, online and off it;
  • Must be a team player with the confidence to take the lead and guide other employees when necessary. (i.e. content development, creation and editing of content, and online reputation management).
  • Must have good technical understanding and the ability to pick up new tools quickly;
  • Must have working knowledge of the principles of SEO including keyword research. Must be highly knowledgeable of the principles of "Search and Social";
  • Must possess functional knowledge and/or personal experience with WordPress;
  • Must demonstrates winning Social Customer Service techniques;
  • Must  possess great ability to identify potential negative or crisis situations and apply conflict resolution principles to mitigate issues.
  • Ladies aged  24 - 28 are strongly encouraged to apply.
If you meet the above requirements, send your CV with a cover letter and testimonials to the address hr@infotrakresearch.com.

NB: Kindly indicate your current salary in your cover letter.

Marketing and Public Relations Executive

Job Description:

The Marketing and PR Executive will be expected to drive marketing and PR campaigns for Infotrak's products and services, while conceptualizing innovative marketing and PR strategies meant to cement Infotrak's position as a leading Pan - African research company.

  • Organizing promotional events;
  • Conducting market research;
  • Assessing the results of Infotrak's various Marketing and PR campaigns by way of analysis and report writing;
  • Client service.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • 2 - 3 years experience in Marketing and PR. Must possess a degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or Sociology;
  • Must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Must have a pleasant personality;
  • Ladies aged  24 - 28 are strongly encouraged to apply.
If you meet the above requirements, send your CV with a cover letter and testimonials to the address hr@infotrakresearch.com.

NB: Kindly indicate your current salary in your cover letter.

Fleet Sales Supervisor 

Job Purpose Statement:

Our client a leading brand in Kenya is seeking to fill the position of Fleet Sales Supervisor to oversee the Sales activities of the Fleet Showroom. 

He shall act as the focal point of contact with the Manufacturer to coordinate operations related to manufacturer's programs, training, new products and order availability.

Essential duties & Responsibilities:
  • Maintain an adequate sales force.
  • Counsel, advise, assist and direct the Salesmen and Showroom Supervisor in their activities
  • Interview potential sales employees and make hiring recommendations.
  • Assess the performance of the Sales team and facilitate their development by providing opportunities for training and personal development.
  • Conduct ongoing training as required according to recognized sales methods and techniques and the policies & procedures of the Company.
  • Maintain an awareness of local market competition conditions, user preferences and desires and industry trends, and transmit such information promptly, with recommendations, to senior management. Initiate ordering of vehicles from supplier.
  • Periodically analyse jointly with the Salesmen, sales objectives for both present and prospective customers, sales and service activity, demands, and programs for effective sales coverage. Plan and hold regularly scheduled sales meetings.
  • Assist the Salesmen in planning and presenting informative and stimulating meetings, as required, with customer personnel.
  • Maintain and review records and reports of calls on customers and sales results obtained.
  • Prepare quarterly sales forecasts to be used in the preparation of schedule of purchases from suppliers.
  • Handle correspondence with present and prospective customers.
  • Attend such conventions and trade meetings as may be designated by management.
  • Assist in debt collection from customers.
  • Assist the trade-in operation by assessing and maintaining high resale value.
  • 5-8 years of sales management experience in the car sales business
  • Technical background and ability to read and understand technical terms and products specifications.
  • Pricing strategies
  • Excellent customer service ability
  • Professional in appearance and attitude
  • Detail-oriented, charting individual sales, establishing individual sales goals and bonus plans, and constantly monitoring Fleet sales against the business plan
  • Ability to establish a positive distinctive marketing image and proactive customer responsiveness within the team.
  • Good communication skills in English - Arabic is definitely an advantage
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft office package
  • Organizational Commitment & Accountability
  • Leading & Supervising
  • Customer & Quality Focus
Qualified candidates should send their application letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com by 1st march, 2014 clearly indicating ‘Fleet Sales Supervisor’ on the subject line. 

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Academic Writing

Three diligent and experienced academic writers with knowledge of writing reports, essays, proposals, coursework, and dissertation needed

Knowledge of all referencing styles is necessary

Great paid after a fortnight using M-Pesa or your Bank.

  • Any University degree
  • Excellent command of English
  • Knowledge of the different referencing styles i.e. APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, and Harvard.
  • The ability to stick to strict deadlines, submit quality work, and work under no supervision
  • Writing experience of more than 6 months required
  • Must have own Internet access and computer facilities at home, and
  • Have a clear understanding of the term PLAGIARISM.
Please send your CVs and 3 samples (MLA, APA and Harvard referenced) works to acadermic@gmail.com

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 a Community Development Officer based in Nairobi, for a 2-year national appointment, with possibility of extension.
Annual Salary: KShs 1.9M Gross 
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: hr@cloversmtc.com or  cloversmtc.osclass.com to submit an online application not later than 7 March, 2014
Job Title: X (Electricals and Instruments) and R (KCAA Licensed) Engineer
  • Kenya a/c maintenance engineers license CAT X  and  R
  • Type training on PT6A series , C 208 and 1900 airframes added advantage
  • Minimum 5 yrs working experience on C 208 , 1900 airframes and PT6A engines.
  • Willingness to work out of the country time to time where the company/ third party operators operate.
  • Good communications,inter-personal and problem solving skills
  • Able to work independently and with minimum supervision
  • Kenyan licenses will be an added advantage
  • Tanzanian license will be an added advantage.
Note: Deadline for submission 30-03-2014
Applications with relevant certificates to be directed to
1 info@airworks.co.ke
2 ratemo@airworks.co.ke
3 info@kcaa.or.ke

Living Water International (LWI) is a global non-governmental organization that exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience "living water" — the gospel of Jesus Christ — which alone satisfies the deepest thirst. 

Living Water in Africa is providing safe drinking water, Christian Witness sanitation and health education to communities across Africa. 

Living water service centre, an affiliate of Living Water International is pleased to announce the following vacancies:

Lead Driller 

Location:  Kisumu & Butere as well as other parts of Kenya

Job Department: Operations 

Type: Salaried; Fulltime; 24 Months, renewable

Supervisor: Operations Manager 
Job Purpose

In liaison with the Operations  Manager, the WASH Engineer and  the water technician , the driller will be directly involved in drilling of boreholes within the communities and community institutions for the eventual objective of obtaining safe water for community use.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities 
  • Ensure safe transportation of drilling equipment to and from the place of work which will involve driving the rig truck to and from points of operation;
  • Assemble drilling crew helpers, assistant drillers and service crew and set up drilling equipment;
  • Carry out safety checks on the drilling equipment, tools and crew daily before commencement of drilling operations;
  • Conduct regular service checks on the drilling equipment for optimal performance;
  • Operate drilling equipment during boring, borehole casing, development, yield testing and cleaning processes. Select and attach drill bits and rods, regulate air pressure rotary speed and downward pressure according to the type of rock formation being drilled. Clean and flush out boreholes during development;
  • Monitor drilling equipment during operations, checking gauges and listening to the equipment to assess drilling conditions and determine need to adjust drilling or alter equipment;
  • Develop tools and retrieve lost tools in boreholes;
  • Supervise the drilling operations and the rig performance;
  • Repair caved in or broken water wells;
  • Ensure safe capping of completed wells and close wells that are no longer functioning;
  • Monitor events / outputs to ensure timely completion of drilling projects;
  • Provide on job training for crew on drilling skills and best practices in drilling.
Minimum Education / Experience
  • Holds a Certificate or Diploma in any discipline relating to Water, Civil and Sanitation Engineering, hydrology or equivalent;
  • Has a valid BCE class driving license with at least 3 years’ experience in driving trucks;
  • Has at least four (4) years practical experience in similar position;
  • Basic vehicle mechanical skills will be an added advantage;
  • Has proven capacity to supervise, train and coach;
  • Ability and willingness to travel and keep on in the field;
  • Well developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations.
Assistant Driller

Location:  Kisumu & Butere as well as other parts of Kenya
Job Department: Operations 
Type: Salaried; Fulltime; 24 Months, renewable
Supervisor: Lead Driller 

Job Purpose

In liaison with the Lead driller , the WASH Engineer and  the water technician , the assistant driller will be directly involved in drilling of boreholes within the communities and community institutions for the eventual objective of obtaining safe water for community use. 

Key Tasks and Responsibilities 
  • Keep log of drilling operations, take drill core samples every 2- 3m of depth, estimate potential yield while drilling, take TDS measurement of water at every aquifer, and develop borehole casing profile;
  • Verify depths and alignment s of boring positions;
  • Complete the wells in accordance to LWI minimum standards and submit drill reports in time; Organizing and selecting appropriate pump and carrying out 24 hours borehole test pumping;
  • Take water samples for full chemical and biological analysis;
  • Rehabilitate boreholes and water systems as required;
  • Conduct regular service checks on the drilling equipment for optimal performance;
  • Monitor drilling equipment during operations, check gauges and listen to equipment so as to assess drilling conditions and determine need to adjust drilling or alter equipment;
  • Supervise drilling operations and rig performance in case of absence of the lead driller;
  • Carry out safety checks on the drilling equipment, tools and crew daily before commencement of drilling operations;
  • Keep accurate running inventory of drilling supplies;
  • Responsible and accountable for funds provided for expenses while in the field;
  • Produce and implement maintenance and service schedule of drill rig, compressor and vehicles and handle repairs on drilling equipment when they occur;
  • Drive the support truck to and from points of operation;
  • Christian witness to fellow staff and community.
Minimum Education / Experience
  • Have knowledge  in vehicle mechanics
  • Certificate or Grade 1 qualification in Mechanic  will be added advantage;
  • Has a Valid BCE class driving license with at least 3 years’ experience in driving trucks;
  • Has at least 3years’ practical experience in similar position;
  • Ability and willingness to travel and stay in the field;
  • Well developed interpersonal and team skills and proven ability to be flexible in demanding situations;
  • Is proficient in MS Office.
Finance and Administration Assistant 
Location:  Kisumu

Job Department: Finance and Administration

Type: Salaried; Fulltime; 24 Months, renewable

Supervisor: Finance Officer

Job Purpose

As a member of the Finance and Administration team, the Finance Assistant will assist the Finance Officer with various tasks but mainly in  maintaining an efficient and accurate finance function within a the WPA Accounts.  

Assistants work will include basic book keeping activities, working with sales and purchase ledgers and running calculations to ensure that records and payments are correct.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities 
  • Verify items billed against items ordered and received and reconcile differences through follow-up with the vendor and/or other employees;
  • Checking on all Receipts and Maintaining spreadsheets on expense;
  • Responsible for cheques management;
  • Receive and process invoices, expense forms and requests for payment;
  • Verify calculations working with the Accounts system;
  • Manage petty cash transactions i.e. petty cash disbursement, verify expense reports, etc.;
  • Post financial data to appropriate accounts in an automated accounting system;
  • Responsible for Field Finance reporting;
  • Maintain files and/or removes records and reports;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Eduction / Experience
  • Holds a CPA Sec 4 and Above or ACCA F5;
  • Is computer literate;
  • Proficient language skills: English and Swahili;
  • Has basic understanding of accountancy and book-keeping;
  • Has At Least one (1) Year experience.
Water Technician Intern 

Job Department: Operations 

Type: 6 months 

Supervisor: Operations Manager

Job Purpose

In liaison with the Operations Manager and Water Technician Assistant, the Water Technician Intern will be directly involved in the day to day field implementation of the proposed interventions aimed at developing and improving Water and sanitation systems in the selected sites.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Support Operations team in Implementing community based water supply and sanitation activities;
  • Assist with collaboration and co-ordination with the local community, identified contractors and local government to facilitate proper program running/implementation in Kisumu and Butere;
  • Coordinate performance of preventive and corrective  measurements;
  • Ensure measurements correspond to submitted invoices, pumps are well maintained, and identify bills of Quantity to be awarded;
  • Support in the mentoring and training the community on effective usage and  maintenance of water supply Systems and sanitation facilities;
  • Assist in carrying out WASH needs assessment;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Education / Experience
  • Holds a degree  or diploma in a field related to Water/ Civil, Environmental or Sanitation Engineering from a recognized institution;
  • Has past practical experience, in ability to diagnose a problem with stalled water system is an added advantage;
  • Is a team player, well developed interpersonal skills and proven  ability to be flexible in demanding situations;
  • Has proficiency in computer application.
Application Process

Applicants should submit a one page cover letter and CV (no more than 4 pages) with details of qualifications (do not include copies at this stage) and work experience (if any) including 3 references – professional, spiritual and general. 

All offers of employment are made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks.

Send your application before the closing date for applications on 12th March 2014.

The Human Resources Assistant,
Living Water Service Centre.
Email: lwscrecruitment@water.cc

You will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date if successful.

Living Water International, Regional Service Centre is an equal opportunity employer.
Position: Aviation Technical Records Officer 

Reports to the Quality Control Manager 
Brief Description: Compile and maintain sound, reliable, efficient and up to date aircraft / component records for reliability and aircraft safety to enhance aircraft operations and maintenance scheduling demands as per Airworks Kenya Limited, KCAA & TCAA requirements.
Detailed Description:

  • Managing the company Aircraft maintenance programme, generation of work packs,  Preparation of all documents relevant to aircraft maintenance and management of the same upon completion
  • Receive, compile and accurately update records in the Company MRO system to reflect all aircraft defects, flight hours/cycles and component changes for tracking aircraft and component history and availability to other users and departments.
  • Compile, update and monitor all hard time components as listed in the Approved Maintenance schedule to facilitate aircraft maintenance planning.
  • Prepare and distribute monthly aircraft and engines utilization status reports /projections to facilitate maintenance Planning.
  • Compile and update aircraft logbooks as per laid down procedures to facilitate Certificate of airworthiness renewals, and engine & propeller maintenance and repairs.
  • Prepare aircrafts and components flight hour/cycles and send/provide to contracted parties such as owners, Lessors and maintenance providers.
  • File all completed aircraft maintenance documents and regularly transfer the same to technical archives for safe custody in accordance with the KCAA &TCAA requirements.
  • Auditing aircraft technical logs, Document Archiving & Any other duties related to Aircraft technical records & planning
Qualifications and Experience
  • Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering.
  • Over three years proven experience in the same capacity in a busy organization. Other relevant work experience will still be considered
  • Proficiency in use of computer packages and conversant with electronic technical records systems
  • Conversant with applicable KCAA & TCAA regulations
Additional Details
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be a team player
  • Sensitive to details
  • Ethical
  • Precise data collection
  • Well Organized
  • Time conscious
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
Send your application,CV and attach all the necessary documents t to info@airworks.co.ke

Deadline 27th Feb 2014
Wananchi Group (K) Ltd

Job Title: Wananchi Group Power Engineer
Department: Technical

Location: Nairobi, Kenya 
Employment Status / Type: Full Time

Position Reporting to: Wananchi Group Cable Construction Manager

Manages Others: No

Job Purpose / Summary: Reporting to the Wananchi Group Cable Construction Manager, the Power Engineer will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of all electrical, mechanical, and HVAC equipment within data centres, hubs and the nodes.

Key Roles:

1. Working closely with the Wananchi Group Facilities Engineer to manage the operation and maintenance of all electrical, mechanical and HVAC equipment within data centres & Hubs. These include mains power systems, generators, UPS’s, air-conditioning, cabling and racks management etc. 

Thus ensuring:
a) The maintenance in good-working condition of all electrical, mechanical and HVAC facilities equipment in the Wananchi Group Core Network on an ongoing basis
b) The regularly schedule servicing of all electrical, mechanical and HVAC facilities and equipment in the Wananchi Group Network.
c) The prompt repair of any failed or degraded electrical equipment at all times including being on-call 24/7/265.
d) The proper management of facilities contractors and vendors.
2. Working closely with the Wananchi Group Network Maintenance Quality Controller to manage the operation and maintenance of all electrical equipment within Nodes.
a) The maintenance in good-working condition of all electrical facilities and equipment in the Wananchi Group HFC & GPON Network on an ongoing basis
b) The regularly schedule servicing of all electrical facilities and equipment in the Wananchi Group HFC & GPON Network on an ongoing basis e.g. Generators
c) The prompt repair of any failed or degraded electrical equipment at all times including being on-call 24/7/265.
3. Maintain up to date as built diagrams and documentation of all the electrical mechanical and HVAC facilities and equipment in the Wananchi Group Network.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • A Diploma in Electrical Engineering with at least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in design, installation and maintenance of electrical equipment.
  • Experience in managing electrical, mechanical and HVAC equipment.
  • Experience in writing reports. Proficient in MS Office – especially Excel, Visio, Word etc.
  • Must be of very high integrity and uphold high ethical standards and honesty.
  • Possess a valid and clean driving license for a period of not less than two years.
Email: recruit@ke.wananchi.com
Data Analyst

Program description: 

This program is in collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. It involves conducting research and program support for activities related to TB, malaria, HIV and other infectious diseases. The program has the following vacancy in the International Emerging Infections Program (IEIP).

Position: Data Analyst (2 positions) (MR 9)

Vacancy No

Location: Nairobi.
Reports To: Data Manager.

Job Summary:

The data analyst’s position requires the incumbent to perform various data management, processing and analysis functions for the IEIP program in an accurate and timely fashion.

Essential qualifications
  • Bsc. Degree in Statistics, Information Technology or related field.
  • Minimum of 1 year working experience in a busy data processing, management and analysis field.
  • Excellent knowledge and working experience of at least one statistical analysis package (SAS, STATA, SPSS) and database software (SQL Server 2005, Ms Access) especially longitudinal relationalized database management system.
  • Experience in managing and ensuring data quality.
  • Experience working with any electronic data collection systems in clinical settings will be an added advantage.
Desirable qualities
  • Ability to use STATA in data analysis
  • Ability to develop an in-depth understanding of study goals and its implementation.
  • Must have strong self-motivation and ability to work in a team, with good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability and willingness to quickly learn additional development skills and strategies on the job and be able to apply these.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • High qualities of public relations and able to work with little or no supervision
Specific duties and responsibilities

The data analyst will be required to;
  • Be involved in data downloading and uploading from mobile devices such as PDAs, Netbooks and Smartphones.
  • Participate in design of data collection tools
  • Participate in data retrieval, analysis and interpretation
  • Collate, query and clean data coming in from the field sites including flagging out inconsistencies and/or errors arising from data obtained from the field as part of routine data checks
  • Perform various data manipulations and analyses
  • Work with other team members and investigators on various analyses as requested
  • Ability to produce reports and generate tables as needed
  • Perform additional duties as may be assigned by their supervisor
Applications should include the following:
  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
  • Letters of reference from your referees
  • Copies of Certificates and transcripts
Terms of Employment: 1(one) year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and a Probation period for the first 3 months. 

Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within the relevant grade, based on educational levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency.

Applications are due no later than: 7th March 2014 to: Human Resource Manager, KEMRI/CDC Program, P.O. Box 1578, Kisumu. Or email to recruitment@kemricdc.org or log into our web

KEMRI/CDC is an equal opportunity employer; women and disabled Persons are encouraged to apply. KEMRI/CDC and does not charge a Fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application,
Interview meeting and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, Report such request immediately TO 0704-414 324.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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