Program Description: The Research Care and Training Program (RCTP), is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Washington (UW). 

RCTP leads the Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) program, a comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment program working in over 100 clinics in Nyanza Province, Kenya.
 
RCTP is urgently seeking motivated, proactive individuals with requisite experience to fill the following vacancies for Nurses-ART Delivery, and Motor Cycle Riders for a project known as SEARCH (The Sustainable East Africa Research in Community Health) study. 

SEARCH is a community cluster randomized trial in Uganda and Kenya of widespread early community wide antiretroviral therapy (ART) vs. standard of care, where primary endpoints will include both community health and community economic status. 

We are conducting a household census in 12 communities and annual multi disease diagnostic health campaigns. 

We are also be supporting ART Delivery through FACES Clinics.
 
Job Title: SEARCH Nurse - ART Delivery (6 Positions)
 
Reports to: SEARCHART Coordinator
 
Duty Station: Suba/ Mbita and Rongo/Uriri Districts
 
Duration: Annual Renewable Contract
 
Vacancy No. FN- 09-03-2014
 
Job Summary: Provision of ART services based on the SEARCH study protocol at health facilities in the study communities in Suba.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Obtain consent/assent for study enrolment.
  • Assist in the physical examination of study participants.
  • Assist in follow up of study participants.
  • Offer HIV counseling, care and support to study participants.
  • Provide pre/post test counseling and adherence counseling to participant.
  • Offer contraception counseling and provide contraceptive methods at the site.
  • Completing case report forms.
  • Assist in follow-up of laboratory results.
  • Perform accurate record keeping and check study forms for completeness and accuracy each day.
  • Schedule follow-up visits.
  • Respond to questions about the study posed by participants and the community.
  • Maintain a good relationship with the community and other clinic staff.
  • Develop an in depth understanding of the study’s goals and the logistics required to conduct the study
  • Report problems encountered to study supervisor and consult appropriately.
  • Attend meetings related to the study.
  • Performs other duties assigned by the studymanager and designated supervisors
Key Requirements:
  • Diploma in Nursing and must be registered by the relevant body
  • At least one year experience with clinical research
  • Minimum 1year of experience in HIV Clinical Care including anti retroviral
  • Experience implementing and supervising research (public health or clinical studies)
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must be a team player and motivator
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills:
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English and Dholuo
  • Maintain frequent contact using cell phone, email, and Skype
  • Diplomatic with strong leadership skills.
  • Keen to detail
  • Able to monitor, gather and evaluate information of broad scope and complexity
  • Natural ability to multitask, problem solve, and work with others to resolve challenges
  • Competent with computer software applications includingMicrosoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet-based applications
  • Interest in working in an innovative and demanding environment with extensive travel to rural sites in South Nyanza Province
Job Title: Motor Cycle Riders (2 positions)
 
Reports to: Laboratory Coordinator
 
Location: Suba/Mbita (1), Rongo/Uriri (1)
 
Duration: Annual Renewable contract
 
Vacancy No. FN- 10-03-2014
 
Responsibilities:
  • Daily collection of laboratory samples from study intervention clinics
  • Daily delivery of laboratory test results to study clinics
  • Sample networking across study clinics and laboratory testing sites
  • Maintain motor cycle in good working condition and maintain up to date work ticket
  • Any other study related duties assigned by the management and Laboratory coordinator
Requirements:
  • KCSE Certificate with a minimum mean grade of ( C-)
  • Current Motorcycle driving/riding license and a Certificate of good conduct
  • Must be over 25years of age
  • Good communication skills and a team player
  • 2 years’ riding experience on rough terrains
  • Preferably residents of the area well versed with the geography of the area.
  • Experience in basic mechanical skills is also an added advantage
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must be a team player and motivator
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills:
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English and Dholuo
  • Maintain frequent contact using cell phone
  • Keen to detail
Applications should include the following:
  • A cover letter stating the current position (if applicable), current salary and date available
  • A current CV
  • At least two letters of recommendation
  • Copies of official certificates
  • Copy of the latest pay slip
  • Names and telephone contacts of at least 3 referees
  • An email address and a telephone number
All applications must be sent electronically to the email address below followed by hard copies which should be delivered or posted so as to reach the following address by March 12th 2014:

hrrctp@kemri-ucsf.org

Human Resources Manager
KEMRI – RCTP/ FACES Program
P. O Box 614-40100
Kisumu

Please write the Vacancy Number, and Position applied for on the envelope and in the subject Line of the Email.
 
Note: ‘RCTP or any of its programs, Studies or Projects does not solicit for Money or any form of reward for a Job applicant to be considered for employment. Any such requests should be immediately reported to the HR department. Any job applicant who tries to corrupt our employee during any stage of the staff hiring process will be disqualified.



Organization: Adeso
 
Position Title: Finance and Admin. Officer – 1 Position
 
Reporting to: Program manager
 
Working with: Program and support teams
 
Program / Duty station: Galkacyo
 
Duration: 1 year
 
Starting date: Immediate
 
Organisational Context: Adeso is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. 

Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. 

We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.
 
For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future. Currently, Adeso has programs in Somalia, Kenya and South Sudan.
 
Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.
 
Position Summary: The incumbent will be responsible for overall management of finance activities of the projects in Galkacyo Somalia to enable the project activities to proceed with maximum efficiency while adhering to Adeso’s policies and procedures.
 
Based in Galkcayo the finance officer will be a full-time member of the Adeso team and will play a crucial role in the management of the finances affairs of the projects and the office.
Specific Roles and Responsibilities
  • Provide Accounting support to the project and management while ensuring compliance with internal controls, donor regulations and budget restrictions
  • Record accounting transactions including coding of payment vouchers before making payment, and ensure an efficient, proper and transparent financial filing system of all documents relating to finance are maintained (e.g., monthly payment of bills, contracts, rent and local salaries.)
  • Prepare and examine accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports and ensure accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards
  • Plan for cash flow requirements for the project and submit updated cash forecast and monthly cash requests to the Project accountant on a timely basis.
  • Process and make payments as provided in the approved budget
  • Ensure timely recovery of all advances including travel and mid-month advances and provide monthly update of any outstanding advances to the Finance officer
  • Assist with facilitation of internal and external audit procedures as required.
  • Ensuring compliance and enforcement of internal policies, donor regulations and budget restrictions on all projects.
  • Ensure proper procurement procedures are adhered to at all times, including maintaining of vendor contracts, lease agreements, and any other service contracts as may be required.
  • Ensure that proper authorization is obtained for all disbursements. Assess accuracy and completeness of documentation and conformity with reporting and procedural standards.
HR & Admin Duties
  • Orientation - Arrange and monitor induction for all staff and ensure that meetings are arranged, objectives met and that feedback is obtained.
  • Employee Database Management - Maintain the staff database (currently to be on Excel) and the personnel files for all staff in the Programs; and collect and maintain basic details for all staff.
  • Separation - To ensure that when a member of staff separates from the Organization exit interviews are conducted, equipment or documents are retrieved, final payments have been arranged with Finance and that the personal file is closed.
  • Benefits
  1. Monitor dates relating to balances of Annual leave and sickness absence and advise staff accordingly.
  2. To ensure employee medical records are up to date and that arrangements are made for any medical treatment that is required. To ensure that staff have current National Hospital Insurance Funds cards.
  3. To process insurance claims on behalf of staff and ensure that all relevant policies are up to date.
  • To keep management informed of contracts end dates, probation dates, Performance Review dates and constantly ensures that the contracts database is up to date.
  • Assist in the identification of best practices within and outside of Adeso and help in the documentation and implementation of such practices
  • Help in assessing any system gaps and bottlenecks to improve the system.
Skills and Qualifications
  • Commitment to Adeso’s mission and vision
  • Vast experience and knowledge in handling multi donor projects (USAID,EC,DFID and UN Agencies)
  • Certification in Accounting and Finance (ACCA, CPA or CFA).
  • University Degree in Business or Public Administration desirable.
  • At least 3 years of relevant finance experience at the national or international level.
  • Strong Knowledge and experience of institutional donor funding requirements, particularly European commission, UN agencies, DFID and USAID.
  • Ability to train staff on Donor rules and regulations
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively handle stressful situations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Somali.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with a team.
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as MS Office and Accounting software packages.
Application Process
 
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional.

If you would like to join this dynamic team and, please submit your application to jobs@adesoafrica.org quoting the position in the email subject matter by March 19th, 2014. 

Each application should be addressed to the Regional Human Resource Manager and include the following:
  • An updated CV; and
  • An application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact information for three work-related referees.
Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Adeso is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Receptionist with secretarial training required. 

Apply to info@sokonet.co.ke before 30th March.
Translator, Vernacular Radio Pilot Project, Nairobi, Kenya

Company Profile:
 MSI is a Washington, D.C.-based international development firm with a 30-year history of helping to deliver development results across the developing world. 

In 2008, we became the America’s operation of the international development arm of Coffey International Limited. Since that time, we’ve greatly expanded our ability to respond seamlessly and flexibly to client needs with our sister offices in the UK and Australia. 

Together, we are always driving toward results. We care deeply about the global issues we tackle. Our projects drive governments and organizations toward better results, helping the people they serve to live better lives. 

Today, we are proud to work in partnership with USAID, the private sector, local organizations, universities and foundations to create solutions to global needs. We collaborate with our partners in some of the most challenging and economic climates in the world, including Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq. 

We possess a core group of development experts in the fields of monitoring and evaluation, public sector reform, governance and anti-corruption who forge close relationships with our clients and partners to achieve the most effective development outcomes. 

Alongside the international development arm of Coffey, our team includes more than 2,100 development professionals with more than 70 corporate and project offices worldwide. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at www.msiworldwide.com. 

Proposal Summary:  In October 2012, MSI was awarded the Kenya Program Support Project. Under Support, MSI provides verification, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting for USAID/Kenya’s entire portfolio of projects country-wide.  MSI will also gather information related to the media to assist USAID in assessing and evaluate its interventions in Kenya.

MSI has been implementing a pilot program created to work with six vernacular radio stations in Kenya, to train their journalists (and editors) on development reporting. 

**Please note: Only Kenyan citizens are eligible for this position. **

Position Summary: MSI is seeking to hire two translators; one who is fluent in Dholuo and the second in the Somali language.  The Translators will translate text messages received from the vernacular radio stations to English.  The assignment duration is a between 3 to 14 days.

Responsibilities: Translation of text messages received from the radio stations from vernacular to English in written form

Qualifications:
  • 8 years experience in translation using Dholuo and Somali grammar and vocabulary and be familiar with the idiomatic and stylistic variants of expressing things in the language.
  • Must be familiar with not only formal or literary expressions in Dholuo and Somali but also jargon, slang, euphemisms, sayings, etc.
  • Ability to translate volumes of short messages ranging in content and context from diverse writers.
  • Experience in the Nyanza and/or the North Eastern Regions of Kenya.
  • A Diploma in Communications, Teaching, or related field.
  • Proficiency in English, Kiswahili.  Dholuo and/or Somali languages are mandatory.
Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. 

No phone calls, please.

To apply: Please visit our website, www.msiworldwide.com
Our client is currently looking for a HVAC Engineer / Mechanical Engineers

The candidate will be responsible for leading and assisting our Business Units in the design, sizing, development of specifications or quotation to specifications, application, and quotation of custom HVAC products utilized in our finishing systems. 

This position will also be involved in sales presentations and engineering reviews to ensure selection meet specifications.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Select and size HVAC systems to comply with specifications; typical applications require sizing related to cfm, temperature, humidity and control sequencing. Selection of equipment dependent upon site utilities.
  • Provide direction to internal resources related to HVAC design and application in the fulfilment of contracts.
  • Develop costing related to HVAC equipment and installation for quotation purposes.
  • Present technical reviews and presentation to end-users related to HVAC design and application.
  • Provide training to internal departments on application and design of HVAC
  • Conduct technical review of HVAC systems to ensure compliance to contracts.
Qualifications:
  • Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years experience,working in a consultancy firm would be an added advantage
Interested parties should send their CVs to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke



Urgently Required
 
Job Title: Lodge Manager
 
Reports to: Group Chief Executive Officer
 
Duty station: Mutara Camp, Laikipia
 
Key task: To manage and direct the operations of the Lodge in a manner that ensures that the company meets set performance objectives on an on-going basis, investor’s value is maximised and business operations remain profitable.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In consultation with the GCEO, drive the development and implementation of the company’s strategic plan as well as the annual business and financial plans.
  • Steer and direct company operations to ensure the attainment of both the operational and financial budgets.
  • Identify business partners, work out terms of engagement and effectively manage the relationships.
  • Steer and direct the s marketing operations to ensure that high levels of publicity are attained in the right markets and these convert into revenues
  • Oversee and guide the development of policies as well as the operational and financial systems and monitor all business activities to ensure compliance.
  • Provide timely market research that will support the sales effort, pricing and introduction of new services and packages.
  • Run a business review meeting with key staff once a month.
  • Lead, develop and motivate staff, enforce corporate values and maintain cordial industrial and employee relations
Job Specification
  • Degree in Business
  • Postgraduate training in management/ professional field
  • 10 years experience in the hospitality industry, with 5years at senior level
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Business Development skills
  • Financial planning & management skills
  • Relationship building and maintenance skills
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Problem solving & decision making skills
  • Performance standard setting & monitoring skills
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Diplomacy skills
  • A passion for the hospitality industry
Email your Application and CV to:jobsatmonarchgroup@gmail.com
Job Title:  Sales Executive for ATM Machines
 
Reports To: The CEO

Job Location: Nairobi 

Scope / Objective: The Sales Executive (Customer Service, New Accounts) is to create awareness and close clients and provides professional, courteous and prompt service to all customers, 
 
Has well laid out strategy for sales, strong knowledge of government and commercial institutions’ purchase behavior  
The incumbent must be able to sell as well
   
Duties snd Responsibilities

  • Develop a business plan and sales strategy that ensures attainment of company sales goals and profitability-both short and long term.
  • Development and implementation of marketing plans as needed
  • Maintain a good rapport and contact with all clients to ensure high levels of client satisfaction.
  • Collect external environment data related to market, competition etc.
  • Conduct competitor study to gather competitor information and their activities.
  • Meet potential clients and inform them regarding company products.
  • Ensure clients have updated price list whenever prices are revised.
  • Prepare sales report and share it with the CEO
  • Take feedback from client on brand awareness, competitors, service quality, etc.
Job Specification

Qualifications (Academic and professionals)    
  • A degree in Sales & Marketing or any related qualification
  • Technical knowledge will be an added advantage
Experience   
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the same role
  • Experience in selling to government and major institutions is a MUST!
Knowledge   
  • Proficient knowledge of technology
  • Previous experience working with related products
  • Customer relationship management
Skills    
  • Superior presentation and organization skills
  • Effective communication skills (both written and oral in English and Kiswahili)
  • Entrepreneurial Minded
Application
 
Only those fulfilling the requirements of the positions should email
  • Their Detailed CVs,
  • Indicating Your Availability
  • Current & Expected Salary
On the Subject line clearly indicate “Technical Sales Executive”. 

E-mail to: philip@dafinaconsultants.com
Marketing Manager
 
Industry: Tours & Travel
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 80,000- 100,000

Our client, a leading tours & travel company is looking for an experienced Marketing Manager in the industry to join their expanding team. 
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leading the development and implementation of all communications with the aim of getting more revenue from prospective and existing clients
  • Generate actionable business decisions and thereby ensuring that planning is client centered
  • To develop and implement the annual marketing plan in line with overall company objectives
  • Grow direct business 
  • Gain greater understanding of prospective and existing clients in order to facilitate effective planning.
  • Responsible for commissioning and reporting back to the business on all consumer/customer related research
  • Ensure that Individual & team Key Performance Indicators are met
  • Leverage on local partnerships to drive direct business
  • Aim to improve customer service and reduce the number of unnecessary complaints
  • To support the business with frequent reporting that shows the marketing effectiveness
  • closely monitor competitor activity and identify areas of good practice that can be built upon
  • ensure that costs are competitive and pricing is relevant to the industry and season
  • manage all budgets in the marketing department and ensure that all funds are optimized
  • Responsible for management and personal development of employees directly reporting to you
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Business
  • Professional qualifications in marketing preferred
  • Minimum 5 years marketing management experience ideally in tourism and travel industry
  • Highly motivated, ‘can do’ attitude with proven interpersonal skills
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and a team player
  • Good people manager with a focus on development
  • Multi-tasking skills - highly adaptable
  • Flexible working hours and travel
  • Strong presentation skills - written and verbal
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject (Marketing Manager) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke  before 17th March 2014  

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Kindly indicate Salary on the CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database no for interviewing



a FMCG company wishes to recruit Merchandisers. 

The role will be tasked with supporting the sales of the company products through holding promotions, monitoring and managing the movement of stock within the supermarkets.

This will also involve ensuring that the goods are well displayed and in a strategic position to influence customer purchase. 

He/she will also assist in selling the products to the customers in the supermarket. 
Major Responsibilities

working with the supermarket shelf stockers to ensure that the goods are displayed to maximize customer interest and sales

  • actively promoting and selling the products to supermarket customers
  • monitoring the slow moving products and taking action to set promotions as needed
  • market research and getting customer feedback on products
Requirements
  • Experience in Sales/Customer Service  /Merchandising experience
  • A diploma or certification in customer service or sales
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Salary: KShs. 15,000 per month

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their applications and detailed CVs with a day - time telephone number to the email address below so as to reach us on or before 7th March 2014.

36degrees2014@gmail.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Republic of Kenya
 
Judicial Service Commission

The National Environment Tribunal is established under Part XII of the Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act (EMCA). 

Pursuant to Section 125(1)(a) of EMCA, the Judicial Service Commission of Kenya invites applications from qualified persons for the following position:

Position: Chairperson of the National Environment Tribunal
 
Job Reference Number: V/No.2/2014
 
Number of Posts: 1
 
Terms of Service: 3 years (part time and renewable)
 
Work Station: Headquarters

Closing Date: 20-Mar-2014
    
Requirements
 

For appointment to this position, an applicant must be in possession of the following qualifications:-
 
1. hold a law degree from a recognized university, or are advocates of the High Court of Kenya, or possess an equivalent qualification in a common-law jurisdiction;
 
2. at least ten (10) years’ experience as a Superior Court Judge or professionally qualified Magistrate; or
 
3. at least ten (10) years’ experience as a distinguished academic or legal practitioner or such experience in other relevant legal field; or
 
4. held the qualifications specified in paragraphs (2) and (3) for a period amounting, in aggregate, to ten (10) years:
 
5. Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution and be of high moral character, integrity and impartiality.

In addition, the applicants must demonstrate a high degree of professional competence, communication skills, fairness, good temperament, good judgment in both legal and life experiences and commitment to public and community service.

Notes:-
  • Experience may have been gained in Kenya or in any other country with a Common Law jurisdiction.
  • Knowledge and experience in environmental matters will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The Chairperson of the National Environment Tribunal shall be responsible for:-

1) presiding over all proceedings where he/she is present in person;
 
2) participating in hearing and determination of all appeals which come before the Tribunal;
 
3) carrying out inquiry into the appeals lodged including summoning witnesses, taking evidence and calling for production of books and other documents;
 
4) making finding thereupon and notifying parties concerned of the awards, judgements, orders, rulings and decrees issued by the Tribunal;
 
5) making rules of the Tribunal with respect to the filing, hearing and disposal of appeals and other matters before the tribunal; and
 
6) providing requisite leadership to ensure the Tribunal attains a high level of competitiveness and ethical standards in its entire programmes.
    
Important Information
 
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by:-
 
(1) Filing an online Application for Employment Form available on the Judiciary website: www.judiciary.go.ke/jobs or clicking the vacancies link on the website. 

Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application as provided:-
 
a) A letter of application.
 
b) Declaration of income and liabilities as at the time of making the application, using the prescribed forms (The Declaration of Income, Assets and Liabilities Form JSC 2b can be downloaded from the Judiciary website – www.judiciary.go.ke) .
 
c) Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae with telephone, e-mail and other contacts of three (3) referees who must be familiar with the applicant’s previous work experience.
 
d) Certified copies of certificates, testimonials and professional certificates and academic transcripts.

(2) Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Employment 

Application Form including all the attachments cited above.
 
To: 

The Secretary Judicial Service Commission 
P.O. Box 30041 – 00100 
Nairobi 

E-mail: jscsecretariat@judiciary.go.ke 

Commission Secretariat: 

Mayfair Centre, 
Ralph Bunche Road, Upper Hill, 
Nairobi, 5th Floor
 
So as to reach the Commission not later than 20th March, 2014 AT 5.00 P.M.



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