Office Administrator – Operations 
 
Industry: Transport & Logistics/ Courier 
 
Location: Westlands, Nairobi
 
Salary: KShs 40,000/- to 70,000/- gross

Our client is a logistics and courier company with a liaison office in Westlands Nairobi. 

They seek to hire an Office administrator with operational and accounting experience. 
Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overall general operations and tasks for the office
  • Running the entire office on their own
  • Secretarial work for the directors and the company
  • Accounting works on daily basis (bookkeeping, control of petty cash etc.)
  • Familiar with KRA, NHIF, NSSF, KEBS etc processes and procedures
  • Administrate office facilities / Purchase and manage office equipment
  • Manage and file internal documents and mails
  • Support and cooperate with other staff in sales
  • Other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Qualifications
  • A university or college diploma or equivalent professional qualification
  • CPA II is an added advantage
  • At least 3 years solid work experience running a busy office preferably courier services
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Business level English skill (verbal and writing)/ Fluency in Kiswahili would be a positive asset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Accounting skills
  • Hard working, highly responsible, proactive and self-motivated
  • Flexible, open-minded and honest
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke , indicating the title (Office Administrator –Ksh 40,000/- to 70,000/-) on the subject line before the 7th April, 2014. 

We do not charge for interviews.

Please note your current salary on your CV. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Sales & Marketing Executive - Courier Services 
 
Positions: 2
 
Industry: Logistics & Courier Services
 
Location: Westlands, Nairobi
 
Salary: KSh 70,000 - 90,000
 
Our client is a logistics and courier company with a liaison office in Westlands Nairobi. 

They seek to hire two sales and marketing executives with excellent knowledge of corporate sales especially selling transport, logistics and/or courier services.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Selling and marketing the clients transport/ warehousing/ logistics and courier services to clients
  • Handling corporate sales
  • Aim to improve customer service and reduce the number of unnecessary complaints
  • To support the business with frequent reporting that shows the marketing effectiveness
  • To develop and implement the annual sales & 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
  • Developing strategy to gain market share and competitive edge
  • Understand the local courier business and best ways to operate efficiently
  • Negotiating and closing profitable deals
  • Pricing strategy 
Qualification & Skills
  • Degree in Business (Sales & Marketing)
  • Professional certifications in sales and marketing preferred
  • At least 4 years experience in corporate sales
  • Extensive knowledge in transport, logistics, courier services
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and proper documentation
  • Good presentation skills
  • Confidentiality and high integrity
  • Ability to work with minimum Supervision
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Good business acumen& Time management to meet deadlines
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Sales & Marketing Executive- Courier 70-90K) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 7th April, 2014

Kindly indicate your current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
Position: Electro-Mechanical Supervisor

Purpose Statement for the Job: 
Aligning job goals is essential if business units are to achieve their strategic objectives to survive, succeed and grow. 

Your individual job goal should, therefore, be fully aligned to the direction of the business unit, which is to ensure repair and maintenance of plant and machinery is carried promptly and efficiently in a cost effective manner.
Key Responsibility Areas

  • To establish and implement a preventive maintenance schedule
  • To ensure breakdowns are resolved speedily within reasonable span and establish the root cause analysis.
  • To liaise with contractors to ensure acceptable good workmanship and standard operating procedures are strictly adhered to
  • To maintain agreed re-ordering levels of both local and imported critical spare parts
  • Budgetary control as per agreed yearly targets
  • Maintain high hygiene and safety standards
Competencies
  • Ability to trouble shoot using circuit diagrams and in-depth analysis to component level
  • Sound mechanical skills to dismantle and assemble to a component level.
  • Accurate reporting to enable a cost effective decision to be taken.
  • A strong team leader with good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and take responsibility to avoid unnecessary downtime.
  • Knowledge and experience in electronics an added advantage
  • Other related competencies will be an added advantage – refrigeration & air-conditioning, boiler & standby generator repairs and maintenance, basic workshop skills such arc welding, brazing and Tig-welding.
Qualifications
  • BSc or HND in Electrical Engineering power option
  • Not less than 7 years experience in a fast moving consumer goods industry or specialized power contractor and NOT general electrical contractor.
Interested candidates should submit their application, detailed CV and copies of certificates on or before 4th April 2014 to hr@Nascat.com clearly indicating the position on the email subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



World Vision

Director, Health and Nutrition Learning Center

This is your opportunity to use your experience in leadership and public health to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world's most vulnerable children.

You can do this by joining World Vision (WV) – a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being and protection of children everywhere by empowering them, their families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.

The Director, Health and Nutrition Learning Center will provide sectoral leadership for Health, Nutrition and HIV & AIDS programming in East Africa. 

The Director will also provide leadership for the planning, fundraising and implementation of the Health and Nutrition learning centre in Kenya and leveraging for mainstreaming promising practices throughout the region.

As a Humanitarian organisation, we believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. 


We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. 

We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Provide sectoral leadership for Health, Nutrition and HIV&AIDS programming in East Africa.
  • Ensure quality programming by assisting WV National Offices to develop staff capacity, roll-out the technical approaches, implement health, nutrition, HIV core project models and DME tools by ensuring programming standards
  • Work closely with regional and NO grant acquisition team to mobilize adequate resources to effectively scale up and implement health nutrition and HIV strategies in the region.
  • Provide leadership for the planning, fundraising and implementation of the Health and Nutrition learning centre in Kenya and leveraging for mainstreaming promising practices throughout the region.
  • Lead staff skills building and capacity development for health nutrition and HIV&AIDS programming in the region.
Required Skills Include:
  • Master’s degree in public health or a medical degree.
  • A minimum of five years with Specialist Experience in a Senior Leadership Role in Child Health, Nutrition or HHIV Programming.
  • Ability to build and lead a team of highly qualified and experienced professionals.
  • Excellent skills required in program design, reporting and documentation, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Significant bi-lateral donor grants experience with program implementation, funding acquisition, and reporting.
  • Must be a creative individual with strong sense of priorities and organizational skills and an ability to work with diverse teams across considerable distances.
If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfil this vital and challenging role that will enhance the lives of vulnerable children, we'd love to hear from you.

How to apply:

Find the full description here and apply onlineby the closing date 31 Mar 2014. 

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.
Job Title: Media Resource Manager
 
Reports To: Somalia Country Director
 
Deadline for application: 1st April, 2014
 
Purpose of the job: The Media Resource Manager is responsible for the programmatic management and coordination of the Media Resource Centre. 

The Media Resource Manager is also responsible for developing and managing relationships between the local and federal authorities in Somalia associated with both Media and Human Rights.

Key Responsibilities:
 

A) Management 
  • Provide overall management of the Media for Peace Program including technical oversight and quality assurance. 
  • Coordinate and facilitate government and stakeholder meetings associated with both Media Law and the newly adopted Human Rights Commission. 
  • Establish and maintain an active contact database and strong relationships with partners, media outlets, media institutions, media development organizations, governmental institutions, parliamentarian members, and civil society. 
  • Promote and publicize project activities using a wide range of effective and appropriate PR and reporting materials. 
  • Develop roles and responsibilities for staff and partner staff. 
  • Ensure that the expenditure of all funds advanced for the purpose of the project is made in compliance with funder regulations and Internews policy.
B) Project Reporting 
  • Write quarterly narrative reports, as directed by the Country Director. 
  • Write quarterly narrative reports, as directed by the Country Director. 
  • Manage the transcription of town hall meetings, radio programming, and various meeting minutes.
  • Write the final recommendation report for various stakeholders. 
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Country Director
Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Postgraduate degree preferred. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of Program Management experience, preferably with
    International Development experience 
  • Working knowledge of donor rules and regulations 
  • Working knowledge of Somalia political systems, both federal and regional. 
  • Willingness to work and travel throughout Somalia, based in Mogadishu. 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. 
  • Somali language and/or knowledge of Somalia and its culture preferred.
Application Procedure:
 
Send your application to Somalia@internews.org



HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya

Transcribers 

2 Positions

Job Summary: Under general supervision of field researcher, the incumbent is responsible for listening and transcribing all the recorded interviews and presenting the information in typed format using the coding system so as to preserve the confidentiality and privacy of the interviewee.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Listening to all the recordings saved after the field interview and reducing them to written notes maintaining all the information provided in the interview;
  • Typing and proofing the interviews in the format required and maintaining the coding system for each client interviewed;
  • Ensure transcripts provide a clear and full verbatim record of the audio file
  • Assuring chronological typing order and/or urgency of assigned work;
  • Verifying the information typed corresponds to the extent possible to the information provided in the order provided;
  • Duplicating the typed documents as and when requested;
  • Maintaining interviewee confidentiality ;
  • Performing other related duties as assigned by the GBV Field Researcher or HIAS Staff
Skills & Competencies
  • Excellent Typing skills of minimum 60wpm.
  • Skill in computer applications.
  • Skill in English and Kiswahili grammar and spelling.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to recruitment@hiasafrica.org . Indicate the Job Title in the subject line.

Important: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification. Late applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 27 Mar 2014
Re-advertisement
 
Seeking: International NGOs, Somali Civil Society Organizations, Consulting Firms and Institutions working on Governance and Peacebuilding in Kismayo, Somalia
 
USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program
 
The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia and the self-declared Republic of Somaliland. 

The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizen-government relationships. 

TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals. DAI, an international development organization is currently implementing TIS in Somaliland, Puntland, Gedo, Lower Juba, Bay and Galgaduud.

To support the Federal Government of Somalia’s bottom up reconciliation and peacebuilding efforts, the TIS program is currently seeking experienced International and Somali Civil Society Organizations, Consortiums of Peacebuilding networks or Educational Institutions to facilitate a series of civic dialogue processes in Kismayo. 

The goal of this activity is to facilitate civic engagement processes, rooted in best practices in peacebuilding and conflict sensitive approaches that will result in agreement between communities on local governance arrangements within the confines of the Somali Provisional Constitution and pertinent federal legislation.

Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years of experience facilitating peacebuilding, civic education and local reconciliation processes in Somalia and/or the Kenya-Somalia border area.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the complex political and conflict dynamics in Somalia.
  • Key Personnel with Somali language proficiency preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the security and operating environment and ability to manage all logistical arrangements for this activity.
  • In-depth knowledge of lessons learned in peacebuilding and reconciliation in Somalia and sound understanding of “Do No Harm” principles.
Please send an Expression of Interest (EOI) with 

1) an organizational profile and 

2) three professional references 

to TISProcurement@dai.com.

Please ensure that the email title for your application is “Promoting Civic Dialogue.” 

Deadline for receipt of EOI’s is March 31, 2014 at 4:00 PM local time. 

If your organization is shortlisted, TIS will send you a detailed Scope of Work for this activity.

Please note only short listed organizations will be contacted.
Norwegian Refugee Council

Programme Director Somalia & Kenya - Kenya 

Job Location: 
Nairobi

Ref. No.: 2122874795

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. 

NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 3500 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. 

In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

NRC has been present in the Horn of Africa region since 2004. Operations in the region began in Somaliland in 2004, expanded to Puntland in 2006, South Central in Somalia and Kenya in 2007. Since 2011, four more programmes have been established in the region: Ethiopia, Yemen, Djibouti and South Sudan. 

Recently the NRC South Sudan programme was incorporated into the region. Prioritized activities focus on shelter and infrastructure construction; water, hygiene and sanitation; emergency education including youth education; protection; food security and distribution; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA). 

The Regional Office is situated in Kenya (Nairobi), with country offices in Addis Abeba (Ethiopia), Juba (South Sudan), Mogadishu (Somalia) and Sanaa (Yemen).

The Programme Director Reports to the Deputy Regional Director/Country Director Kenya. 

He/she will cover Kenya and Somalia and some regional aspects. He/she will support the Country Director in quality assurance -and compliance of donor applications and reports. 

The Programme Director is expected to travel on a regular basis to the field.
 
Job Description
  • Development and execution of Core Competencies strategies
  • Responsible for programme development, coordination, technical quality and synergies
  • Identification and assessment of new programme opportunities
  • Evaluation, review and quality control of ongoing and completed programmes
  • Country level emergency response
  • Representation
  • Ensure donor compliance and adherence to NRC policies
  • Training and development of programme staff
  • Deputy CD when relevant
Specific Responsibilities are:
  • Function as the Head of the internal Programme Development Unit (PDU) which is responsible for programme quality and development, follow-up of activities, M&E activities and standardization of core competencies throughout the programme.
  • That the staff in the PDU are managed and effectively utilized to support the development of the Horn Programme
  • Contribute actively in strategic planning processes, including the development of regional programme strategies
  • Contribute to the analysis of the political and humanitarian context in the Horn.
  • Ensure quality implementation of programme/projects within specified time frames
  • Quality control of proposals, budgets and reports to donors
  • Support the Regional Director and Deputy Regional Director with resource mobilization, including donor contact
  • Ensuring a conscious programme approach in line with the “do-no-harm” principles
  • Keeping the Regional Director/Deputy Regional Director/Country Directors and Regional Management Team informed about all programmatic issues of relevance to the overall management and coordination of the country programme.
  • Ensuring quality monitoring and documentation of programme/project activities
  • Preparation and quality control of required reports to the Deputy Regional Director, NRC HQ (incl. monthly, quarterly and annual programme reports) and donors.
  • Strengthens the common NRC identity amongst staff by encouraging, planning for and facilitating relevant exchange between project staff across the programme (physical exchanges, info sharing, etc.)
  • Ensuring optimal use of human resources in the programme, incl. promotion of team work and team spirit, and securing adequate training of staff
  • Developing and monitoring the annual calendar of deadlines for reporting on projects/submission of project proposals covering the country programme and communicates these to field staff.
  • Regular project follow ups in all geographical areas where the programme is implemented
Qualifications
  • Minimum 4 years experience from working as a Senior Manager/Programme Director in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Core competency expertise
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Valid driver’s license
Personal qualities

The following competencies are essential for this position:
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Working with people
  • Analysing
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Coping with change
  • Strategic thinking
  • Initiating action and change
  • Influencing
We offer
 
Commencement: As soon as possible
 
Contract period: 2 years
 
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard. Please note that tax fees may occur for some countries.
 
Duty station: Nairobi/Kenya with 50% of time travelling to other offices in the region.
 
Application procedures and CV registration: 

Candidates should apply on line by going through www.nrc.no

Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the "Company name" field for both company and location.

Email and paper applications will not be considered

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline for application: 03.04.2014
Norwegian Refugee Council
 
Drivers
 
2 Vacancies 
 
National Position 
 
Nairobi - Kenya 
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. 

NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 3500 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. 

In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011. 

Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations. 

NRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by the ongoing conflict and more recently by the drought and famine.

NRC’s Horn of Africa operation comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across seven countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Yemen), and most recently Eritrea and South Sudan. 

NRC’s overall strategy in the region is to enhance protection and promote the rights of displaced people in humanitarian need by improving living conditions and seeking durable solutions. 

The regional office is based in Nairobi and works with country programmes to ensure standardization of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination.

The main purpose of these two positions is to carry out official transport errands with people and cargo/materials to the destinations as instructed by approved NRC officers. 

Job description
  • Drive staff and NRC visitors on official duties, on instruction by Fleet-in-Charge or an approved NRC Horn of Africa, South Sudan & Yemen Mission Officer
  • Maintain a logbook for all trips undertaken
  • Pick, drop and circulate mail, letters, contracts, proposals, documents and cargo/materials to the required destination
  • Operate the NRC designated vehicle in accordance with NRC policies and procedures
  • Maintain assigned NRC vehicle in proper operating condition at all times including fueling, securing, cleaning, timely minor repairs and reporting to the Fleet Supervisor of required major repairs
  • In liaison with the Fleet In-Charge arrange for major repairs and servicing of the assigned vehicle
  • Ensure the assigned vehicle has all the required legal and other documents and equipment including vehicle insurance, vehicle licenses, vehicle logs, first aid kit and necessary spare parts and tools
  • Report immediately eventualities like accidents and breakdowns
  • Assist as assigned by the Fleet In-Charge, in the processing of visas, passports, clearing and forwarding of import and export documentation.
  • Assist in making prompt payments; bank statutory cheque deposits, pay parking fees, fuel and minor repairs.
  • Ensure that all the necessary records and forms related to the assigned vehicles are properly filled and filed as required by NRC policies.
Qualifications
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Pass level of education or equivalent
  • Kenya Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Driving License, Class A, B & C
  • Kenya Police Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Kenya Automobile Association (AA) Certificate of Proficiency in driving.
  • Ability to chauffer Senior NRC staff and high profile visitors.
  • Good language skills (English/Swahili) – Both written and spoken.
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience, at least 3 in an urban environment - preferably Nairobi.
  • High level of integrity (possess Good Recommendations of previous good conduct in a similar role)
  • NGO/UN experience desirable but not mandatory.
  • Experience working odd hours, weekends and Holidays as need arises from time to time.
Education field
Logistics

Education level

General upper secondary school

Personal qualities
  • A team player
  • Smart, Polite, Respectful, Flexible and Sociable
  • Knowledge of basic motor vehicle mechanics
  • Understanding of vehicle security
We offer

Commencement: As soon as possible
 
Duty Station: Nairobi
 
Contract duration: upto 31st December 2014 with possible extension
 
Salary/Benefits: According to NRC’s compensation package
 
The candidate will observe the NRC Code of Conduct, and working hours of the office in Nairobi.

Candidates should apply on line by going through www.nrc.no
 
Email and paper applications will not be considered

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 26.03.2014



Job Description: Regional Programme Manager

Organisation: 
Terre des Hommes Netherlands
 
Department: Programmes
 
Reports to: Regional Director 

Terre des Hommes Netherlands is looking for a Regional Programme Manager to be based in Nairobi with frequent travel to Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. 

Terre des Hommes Netherlands supports services for children in need through partner organisations. 

Purpose of the function: The Regional Programme Manager (RPM) is responsible for providing management support and oversight to Terre des Hommes Netherlands (TdH NL) country programmes in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia in order to deliver effective change for children in our target areas.
Core areas

1. Strategy


  • To analyse and to give input from a programme point of view on the regional strategy and to develop the regional strategy together with the management team.
  • To subsequently develop the corresponding regional programme strategy for programme implementation
  • To play a pivotal role in the development & implementation of regional fundraising strategies
  • To ensure programme alignment with regional context analysis & the programme strategy.
2. Management and Implementation of TdH programme portfolio in East Africa
  • To lead, manage and guide the Country Managers in the East Africa Region and to ensure a high level of programme quality across TdH programme activities
  • To ensure good strategies for programme implementation.
  • To lead at regional level - and to provide technical feedback to Country Managers-  the assessment of project partners proposals.
  • To ensure implementation and execution of the programme strategy in each country in the region with use of appropriate tools for contracting, monitoring and evaluation.
  • To develop the programme budget based on strategy and country programme needs.
  • To ensure good partner networks and working relations at regional level.
  • To engage in troubleshooting amongst partners or otherwise if necessary.
  • To ensure good quality of annual reports and annual plans and analyse the outputs and outcome against the strategic direction.
3. Programme development  and financial management
  • To provide technical support and advice to country offices regarding country context analysis, programme procedures, tools and project management.
  • To identify approaches and partnerships that increase programme quality
  • To provide technical advice to Country Managers on issues related to child rights based programming and best practice in child protection approaches
  • To supervise and approve country operational budgets in line with the regional operational budget and in conjunction with the finance manager and regional director.
  • To ensure that Country Managers effectively manage their country budgets in a cost effective and professional manner
4. Programme funding
  • To support all phases of identification of funding opportunities relevant to the TdH work, grant application, contract signature and contract management with partner and donors.
  • To provide fundraising advice to the regional office and the country offices on how to increase access to funding, including internal prioritisation of applications, analysing funding trends and TdH performance (tracking and analysis of evaluation grids).
  • To directly support the development of high quality proposals, including: facilitation of project planning and proposal writing; co-ordination of the proposal writing process (including development of concept notes, budgets, full proposals and log-frames); proposal writing or proofreading/ challenging of applications.
  • To develop tools and build capacity for TdH staff and partners on funding mechanisms, especially on how to apply to grants and how to approach institutions.
5. Representation/ networking
  • To keep abreast of programming trends and identify and exchange information with relevant representatives of organisations/ institutions. This can also be done in funding possibilities.
  • To get an overview of the work of likeminded INGO’s and government bodies operating in the region; establish contacts and represent Terre des Hommes in INGO and government bodies that complement the work of Terre des Hommes Netherlands and/or partner organisations.
  • To advocate for approaches and interventions that reduce child exploitation
6. HR & leadership
  • To lead, manage and guide the country managers in an inspiring way and in line with the Terre des Hommes HRM policy.
  • To promote the organisational values to TdH employees and lead by example.
  • To create a conducive working environment and keep staff up to date on the organisational developments.
  • To conduct performance appraisals of the country managers in line with Terre des Hommes HR policy.
  • To consult the operations manager and ask for advice on HR issues, if necessary.
7. Advise the regional director and facilitate cooperation within the Management Team
  • As a member of the management team to advise the regional director
  • To work together closely with the finance manager and the operations manager and constantly seek to improve the overall quality and effectiveness of TdH NL’s work in the East Africa Region.
8. Other responsibilities
  • To perform other duties as relevant for the programmes department (e.g. to develop policies, provide strategic advice on programmes, provide feedback on annual plans or reports, contribute to other fundraising efforts).
  • Be an active member of the Regional Management Team
  • Occasional deputising for Regional Director
  • Perform other tasks as requested by the RD
Knowledge and experience
  • MA or equivalent in a relevant field
  • At least 7 years of relevant work experience in management and programme development,
  • Knowledge of child focussed programming
  • Widespread experience of managing funding contracts and working with Civil Society partners
  • At least 5 years of medium /senior level management experience
  • Knowledge of East Africa region is preferred
  • Strong and proven proposal writing and fundraising skills
  • Good financial management skills
  • Experience of Institutional Capacity Building of Civil Society Organisations is welcomed
  • Good representational and teambuilding skills
  • Honest, reliable and a good work ethic
  • Excellent writing and oral skills in English
  • Knowledge of Dutch development and funding environment is an added advantage
Terre des Hommes Netherlands offers the selected candidate a competitive package entailing a monthly gross salary based on existing salary scales and secondary benefits. 

Interested candidates are invited to send their motivational letter, resume, copies of certificates and three references by e-mail addressed to: The Regional Director; Terre des Hommes Netherlands to: E-mail Address:  east.africa@tdh.nl

The deadline for applications is 15th April 2014. 

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted one week after this date.

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