Sales Account Manager

Wananchi Group’s Simbanet Division seeks to recruit Experienced Sales Persons for the position of Sales Account Manager.

Key Responsibilities amongst others are :
  • Identifying and developing suitable sales prospects in the SME Sector.
  • Carrying out sales tasks associated with the Sales and Marketing Department.
  • To proactively establish relationships with partners, key business organizations, SOHO and SME’s and other bodies where required.
  • To provide a positive and professional image of the role and the company to customers.
Requirements ;
  • A university Degree from a reputable Institution preferably in a Business related course .
  • Good background in ICT and familiar with the latest technological trends.
  • Confident, aggressive, innovative and positive attitude.
If this position is of interest please send your resume and formal application to:

The HR Manager,
Simbanet Com Limited
Email address : .hr@simbanet.co.ke

All applications must be sent by 3.00 pm Monday 31st March 2014 and successful candidates will be notified within 2 weeks.



Are you results driven? 

Do you have what it takes to drive business growth initiatives? 

Are you ready for a new challenge?

Our client, a leading microfinance institution with countrywide branch network, is seeking to recruit the following position to join its senior management team.
 
Head of Sales
 
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the jobholder will provide strategic leadership to branch managers and product managers in directing and coordinating the activities of all Business development and Marketing operations in support of organizational goals, Mission and objectives. 


S/he will ensure consistent profitable growth of the business portfolio and microfinance market share by taking full charge of the diversified portfolio and forging loyalty with customers; guiding the business long term strategy; championing operational relations/communication at all levels and ensuring yearly plans and budgets are developed, implemented and achieved. 

S/he will focus on increasing business portfolio presence in target markets, strengthening the organization’s brand and translating business marketing actions into winning customer value  transactions across all channels of trade.
 
Key Qualification, Experience & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or Marketing related field,
  • MBA is highly desirable,
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a senior sales management capacity within the service industry.
  • Must have good understanding of mass markets and related systems to drive a growing business;
  • Knowledge of regional market highly desirable;
  • Team player, can motivate and inspire a sales team, innovative, and good interpersonal skills;
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to influence, develop, and empower employees to achieve objectives with a team approach.
How to apply
 
If you believe you are the right candidate, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current and expected remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts to reach us not later than March 28, 2014 and addressed to recruit@maxworthassociates.com



General Information
 
Function: Project Officer Water, WK
 
Reports to: Programme Manager, WK
 
Location: Busia
 
Summary: The Project Officer will ensure that water and hygiene project is implemented effectively and in a timely fashion professionally, and in accordance with the culture and practices of the local population in Teso North, specifically regions in Amagoro and Malaba.

Responsibilities
 

Research and Advice
  • Analyze research/study results and advice ICS management on the implementation of findings;
  • Advising ICS management on total water, sanitation and hygiene aspects in broad coordination with other programmes;
  • Ensure proper integration of knowledge and best practices around water marketing in rural context from other countries (health, legal aspects, technical, social).
Strategy
  • Develop a scaling up strategy for sustainable sanitation and hygiene in Kenya in cooperation with relevant actors in the field;
  • Contribute knowledge and ideas to develop inclusive approaches and solutions, addressing the needs of different groups;
  • Identify potential funding opportunities in cooperation with the programme manager and programme officer.
Project Implementation
  • Ensuring quality and integrity of implementation, including adherence to technical guidelines, administrative systems, and established ICS water programme principles;
  • Evaluating the relevance and appropriateness of current and future programming in relation to water, sanitation and hygiene promotion in the local context;
  • Deliver effective development results and ensure the high quality and timely completion of the deliverables and reports and progress against the agreed programme milestones and donor requirements.
Networking and Representation
  • Strengthen the relationship and cooperation with existing partners and donors in the WASH sector and identifying potential new partners/donors
  • Representing ICS in stakeholder and other relevant meetings
  • Promoting and reinforcing relationships with district and provincial technical authorities
  • Ensuring correct MOUs are in place with relevant district/county stakeholders
Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • Degree in water engineering, agricultural engineering, or other relevant training
  • 3 years’ experience in managing water projects
  • Training in water social enterprises management will be an asset
  • Experience in community work and different cultural contexts
  • Experience in cross-cultural settings
  • Prior experience in commercial water schemes in Kenya
If you posses the above qualifications send your application to rorecruit@icsafrica.org. 

For further details regarding vacancies, please visit our websitewww.icsafrica.org

Deadline for submitting applications is 1st April 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
A large multinational company is looking for qualified / experiencedLaboratory Technicians.
 
Requirements
 
Should be have a degree/diploma in microbiology, food technology, chemistry or life sciences. and are expected to perform a full range of laboratory technician assignments and capable of interpreting and making decision under the guideline with minimum supervision.
 
Should have knowledge in bio chemical tests and analysis

Should have minimum 4 years of experience
 
Should be familiar with ISO 17025 standard and accreditation requirements
 
Knowledge of ISO 9001 and FSMS will be an added advantage.
 
Send your CV with TELEPHONE contacts to reach us before 15th April 2014 to the following address:
 
DN.A/1651
P. O. Box 49010, 
Nairobi, 00100
Mount Kenуa Academу Senior School is a not-for-profit daу and boarding co-educational school which offers both the Kenуan National Curriculum and IGCSE invite applications from well-qualified applicants for the following position: 

English and/or French Teacher
 
The position is for an eхperienced teacher to join one or both departments and teaching qualification essential. 

Knowledge of IGCSE as well as KCSE would be a great advantage.

Preference will be given to those who have British Curriculum and middle management eхperience. 

Start date could be as earlу as June.
 
Ηe or She must:
  • Possess a BED degree or equivalent or a PGDE
  • Ηave a good understanding of both the IGCSE and the KCSE Curriculums
Interested candidates should applу bу e-mail together with a covering letter and detailed., a telephone number and names of three referees bу Fridaу 28th March 2014

The Principal
Mount Kenуa Academу Senior School 
P.O. Boх 521-10100, 
Nуeri

Tel: 061-2030017, 2031142 / 0723 977666 / 0716 211388

istamp@mtkenуaacademу.co.ke
info@mtkenуaacademу.co.ke
The Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, not for profit, international University first established in 1983, with 11 teaching sites in eight countries. 

The University invites applications for the following position:

Chief Financial Officer, East Africa Region

Reporting to the Director General and CFO, AKU; the CFO for AKU in East Africa will be responsible to provide strategic leadership and clear direction to the financial functions at the regional level. 

The successful candidate will partner with regional operations and support functions as a key advisor to the entity heads of the University to build influential relationships across the continuum and drive change. 

S/he will play an important role in the overall strategic planning and implementation of financial programs and processes that can serve as a model for other countries. 

The incumbent will also develop financial goals and budgets in consultation with the entity heads. 

In addition the successful candidate will be responsible for strengthening and administering financial systems encompassing all University assets in East Africa, all sources of University income, including endowments, grants contracts and all categories of capital and operating expenses.

Applicants must hold a Masters’ degree preferably in Business Administration and/or be a Chartered Accountant or have equivalent financial qualifications, have 10-15 years of experience in the financial fields with senior level exposure, having managed a broad range of finance staff teams to cover all areas of financial management. 

Substantial experience of managing a complex financial organization and establishing effective financial control and reporting systems is essential. 

The ideal candidate will have strong management and team-building skills to lead a large division, excellent interpersonal skills to interact and communicate effectively, in writing and verbally, with faculty and staff having diverse backgrounds. 

Proficiency in Kiswahili and French desirable

Interested candidates are requested to send their applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials to, 

The Manager, 
Aga Khan University, 
P.O. Box 39340 - 00623, 
Parklands Nairobi 

Email: hr.ans@aku.edu so as to reach no later than 31st March 2014 

For more information please visit www.aku.edu
Danish Refugee Council

NGO Safety Program (NSP)

Information and Analysis Manager
 
Nairobi - Kenya

The Information and Analysis Manager will be responsible for the Information and Analysis component of NSP.

The purpose of this position is to
 
i. Organize relevant collection of information and propose high quality and added value security and geopolitical analysis and briefs to NGOs operating in Somalia;

ii. Support NGOs operating in Somalia during crisis management.
 

Who are we
 
The NGO Safety Program (NSP) was created by NGOs working in Somalia to raise the standards of safety and security for their staff. Our main responsibility then is to offer analysis, training and support to NGOs, in a highly challenging context.

NSP is currently hosted by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) to provide it with a legal and administrative framework, through which to fulfil its functions more efficiently, effectively and accountably.
 
Duties
  • Management of the Information and Analysis team
  • Responsible for the general organization of the data and information gathering structure, in link with the Program Director (geographic coverage organization, reliability assessment, credibility of information)
  • Supervise the sourcing, processing and analysing of complex information for the production of regular security reports (daily reports, weekly reports) for an NGO audience, in conditions of high quality.
  • Responsible for the production of in depth reports.
  • Propose and produce specific advisory to NGOs with the Program Director.
  • Participate to the training of NGOs in coordination with the Training Manager.
  • Participate on request to Security Risk Assessments
  • Participate proactively to the definition of NSP strategy
  • Participate the capitalization and to the development of the Institutional memory of NSP
  • Participate in the Senior Management Team meeting, staff meetings, analysis meetings and other requested internal meetings
Qualifications
  • A University degree and preferably a Master’s degree in a relevant Social Science.
  • An excellent written English command.
  • Relevant experience of senior management in the NGOs world (minimum of five years), and a strong knowledge and interest for Somalia context.
  • Proven experience in high quality production of reports and analysis
Application and CV
 
Apply for this position by going to www.drc.dk and find Current Vacancies. 

All applicants should send a cover letter and an updated CV no longer than four pages, both in the same language as the vacancy note. 

Your CV should also include contact details of three professional referees.

Applications close 30th March 2014
ACDI / VOCA

Resilience and Economic Growth in the Arid Lands - Accelerated Growth Annual Program Statement (APS)
 
Requesting Business Proposals / Technological Solutions for Livestock Sector Enterprises
 
Resilience And Economic Growth ¡n the Arid Lands-Accelerated Growth (REGAL-Accelerated Growth) is a five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development being implemented by ACDI/VOCA. 

The goal of REGAL-Accelerated Growth is to create a more inclusive and competitive livestock value chain that increases pastoralists’ resilience and stimulates economic growth in Kenya’s arid lands, with a focus on Isiolo and Marsabit Counties

The REGAL-Accelerated Growth program is seeking concept papers for viable business ideas, enterprises, or technological innovations from prospective investors and service providers to be implemented in partnership with pastoral communities in isiolo and Marsabit. 

The investments will be focused on promoting competitiveness and expanding business/market opportunities in the following sectors:
  • Red Meat and Live Animals
  • Camel Milk/Dairy
  • Hides and Skins
The APS provides prospective grant recipients with a fair opportunity to propose concept papers for funding. 

ACDI/VOCA anticipates a total of approximately $3 million to be available for this funding opportunity, with individual grants anticipated to be within the range of $50,000 to $200,000. 

ACDI/VOCA will only issue in-kind grants to successful applicants, and will directly procure identified goods and/or services (e.g. construction costs) for the grantee. 

There is no transfer of funds with an in-kind grant.

The APS describes the type of activities to be supported, eligibility requirements, guidelines for developing the concept papers, the evaluation process, and other relevant information.

In order to obtain the full details of the APS, please send your expression of interest to REGALAG@joinav.org. 

The APS will also be available for pick-up from the ACDI/VOCA Nairobi office along Dennis Pritt road, next to Gracia Gardens, as well as the ACDI/VOCA (REGAL-Accelarated Growth) offices in Marsabit and Isiolo

The APS pick-up period will be from March 19, 2014 to December 15, 2014.

The deadline for applications will be: 25th April, 2014 (Pt Round); 31st August, 2014 (2nd Round);
and 31st December, 2014 (3rd Round).



A Rare Opportunity in Real Estate Development / Investment Management
 
A well-established investment group targeting affordable, medium density, eco-friendly periurban real estate developments across Africa has a vacancy for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
 
The Role: The CEO will manage all phases of diverse large scale real estate development projects, co-ordinating financiers, architects and contractors mainly in Kenya but also in other African countries, while ensuring strict adherence to technical, budgetary, environmental and public health standards. 

Reporting monthly to the Board of Directors, he/she will further: 
  • Formulate fresh concepts and identify promoters, partners and financiers for the same;
  • Prepare work plans and timelines consistent with optimum utilization of resources;
  • Ensure the proper administration of construction contracts and leases;
  • Obtain all necessary titles, permits and licenses;
  • Undertake such other duties, as the Board may from time to time direct.
The Candidates:
 
To be considered for this position, candidates must have:
  • A degree in building economics, architecture or structural engineering, or comparable qualifications, preferably with a masters in business administration, investment and/or financial management;
  • At least ten years’ experience managing the entire value chain of large construction projects;
  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills;
  • Proficiency in the use of design, construction, real estate management and financial modeling software tools;
  • Demonstrable ability to lead teams and work under pressure to coordinate multiple activities for maximum efficiency;
  • Excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills;
  • Impeccable integrity.
This position carries a highly competitive salary and benefits package. 

If you meet the requirements and wish to be considered, please send your application and CV to ceo-propdev@biz-ideas.biz.

Closing date: 28 March 2014.




We are looking for two interns from recognized institution  pursuing diploma in ICT field.

Interested candidates can send their CVs and Letters of attachment from their institution to internship@mpshahhosp.org or drop them at our reception.



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Neurocognitive Tester (1 Position), INK Project


The Kenya Pediatric Studies (KPS) Team is looking for a Neurocognitive Tester for the Impact of HIV on Neurodevelopment in Kenya (INK) Study. 

The position is based in Nairobi.

The INK Study is funded by a 5 year grant from the National Institute of Health and is led by Dr. Sarah Benki-Nugent (Global Health, Univ. of Washington).  

The KPS Team is led by Dr. Dalton Wamalwa (Paediatrics, University of Nairobi) and Dr. Grace John-Stewart (Global Health, Univ. of Washington) and focuses on a variety of research questions related to care and management of HIV infected children.

Responsibilities:

  • Become proficient in performing intensive child neurocognitive testing in a research environment
  • Administer a battery of neurocognitive tests for cognitive ability, executive function, attention, motor skills, and school achievement in school-aged children.  The battery includes the following tests:
  1. Test of Variables of Attention
  2. Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function
  3. Kauffman Assessment Battery for Children
  • Maintain study participant confidentiality
  • Respectfully interact with caregivers, and administer intake forms a detailed questionnaire to caregivers
  • Be video recorded while conducting testing for team review in order to maintain high quality testing skills over the long term
  • Review test forms for accuracy, completeness, and errors in real time
  • Assist with video recording of testing for quality control and manage video files
  • Assist with data entry and manage data collection forms
  • Assist with visit scheduling
  • Assist with any study implementation tasks for the KPS team
Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree from a recognized institution with coursework in Psychology, major in Psychology is desired
  • Interest in child development
  • Strong rapport with small children
  • Available to work 40 hours per week
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated track record for punctuality and reliability 
Compensation will be commensurate with experience and skills.  

The interview process will involve a half day training workshop for performing the Kauffman Assessment Battery for Children. 

Interested applicants should send the following to drirenenjenga@gmail.com by 25st March 2014.
  • Cover letter stating current position of employment with responsibilities (if applicable), current salary and date of availability to begin work on the project
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with e-mail address, telephone number, names and telephone contacts of at least three referees; copies of certificates; at least two (2) letters of recommendation (minimum) and a copy of last pay slip
A leading coffee dealer would like to invite applications for internship from newly trained Coffee Baristas from reputable training institutions. 

The internship will run for a period of 3 months for 2 Baristas at a time.

Interested candidates should send their CV and application letter (one document please) to kccd@kencaffee.coop by COB 25th March to the attention of General Manager.

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