An Internship opportunity to work with the publisher of a leading lifestyle publication has opened up. 

If you are a recent graduate, have experience in writing, are self motivated with a high level of enthusiasm, have a strong desire to learn and grow your career as a writer and have a passion for magazines, investigative and entertainment journalism, please send your resume and cover letter stating why you think you are an ideal candidate for this internship and how this internship will assist you in
pursuing your career goals, to: info@eadestination.com.

Please indicate the words ³Editorial Internship April 2014³ in the subject line.

If you do not meet the stated criteria please do not apply. 


If your application does not meet the submission requirements/criteria, it will automatically disqualified.

Deadline for receiving applications is Thursday March 27th at 10:00am.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Purchasing Assistant

Location:
 Nairobi
 
Contract Duration: 2 years
 
Job Description: Within the Administration the Purchasing Department deals with all purchase related issues and tasks according to the best value for money criteria in an international environment with potential suppliers countrywide.

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Solicitation and evaluation of quotes.
  • Processing of purchase orders.
  • Checking order acknowledgments and following-up on deliveries.
  • Filing ordering documentation.
  • Contacting distributors and producers.
  • Helping suppliers solving related purchasing issues.
  • Assisting the purchase officers in their daily tasks.
  • Maintaining master data.
Qualifications and Experience
 
The ideal applicant should have experience in garment or related industry as assistant purchaser/ buyer.

The post requires:
  • Degree or diploma in Purchasing and or supplies management
  • Two years experience
  • Knowledge and experience in procurement of supplies and services.
  • Commercial understanding.
  • Good communication skills in English.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of MS Office applications and the Materials Management module of an ERP system, ideally SAP.
  • Flexibility and ability to work in a team.
  • Efficiency and flexibility in executing tasks.
  • High motivation and service-oriented personality.
Application Instructions
 
Please apply by 27th March 2014 close of business to careersinafrika@gmail.com

Additional Information
 
Our client is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to the post.

Please note that the salary to this position is Ksh 60,000 on a fixed term contract of 2 years but may be renewed, depending on circumstances at the time of the review.
TV Producer
 
Requirements
  • Strong Christian Background
  • Degree or Diploma In TV Production
  • 3 yrs. and above experience as a Producer
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Very Creative
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
Qualified and interested candidates should email a cover letter and a copy of resume to hr@familymedia.tv by COB 28th March 2014 with the Job title as the email subject.
Job Title: Senior Manager, Programs - Dispensers for Safe Water, Kenya
 
Location: Kisumu, Kenya with occasional domestic and international travel
 
Reporting To: Deputy Regional Director of Africa
 
Start Date: Immediately, Applications considered on a rolling basis

About Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA): IPA is an international non-profit research organization. Based in New Haven, CT, with offices in Washington, D.C. and worldwide, IPA works with development partners and academic researchers to create and evaluate approaches to solving development problems, to communicate “what works” in development and to scale up successful projects in a variety of fields, including health, education, microfinance, governance and agriculture.
 
About Evidence Action: Evidence Action is a new organization working in partnership with IPA to scale proven interventions. IPA has played in important role incubating technical assistance and service delivery programs, such as the Dispensers for Safe Water program and the Deworm the World Initiative. 

The management and further growth of these “scale up” initiatives is transitioning to Evidence Action. IPA will continue to provide support for these programs during their transition period.

About the Dispensers for Safe Water Program: Each year, over 1.8 million children under the age of five die from diarrhea, a leading cause of which is unsafe drinking water. 

Dispensers for Safe Water (DSW) is an entrepreneurial team tasked with scaling chlorine dispensers – a proven innovation that dramatically expands access to water treatment at an extremely low cost. 

The dispensers program is growing rapidly: we currently serve over 1.2 million people in Kenya, and about 1.5 million people in East Africa. 

Our goal is to provide 25 million people in multiple countries with on-going access to safe water to reduce the disease burden by 2018.
 
About the Position: We are looking for a motivated individual who is passionate about using operational and people management experience to build a high-performing rural service delivery program and strong team to eventually serve 15 million Kenyans with access to safe water.
 
As the head of DSW’s largest country program, the Senior Manager is a key member of our leadership team and the ultimate people manager. 

DSW’s program currently has more than 100 staff across 6 field offices in Kenya and will continue to grow rapidly over the next years to reach about 175 staff across 12-15 field offices, breaking new ground in scale and operations while serving as a model and resource for new country programs. 

The new Senior Manager will be a strong leader and manager who can guide motivate, and grow our team in Kenya, translating DSW’s innovative financing (e.g. carbon crediting) and partnership opportunities into a nationwide program with world-class operations.
 
In Kenya the DSW program works in partnership with social enterprises and government at the national and county level. 

The Senior Manager will be responsible to take these partnerships forward with ultimate goal of developing sustainable partnerships with private and government bodies.

Goals and Responsibilities
  • Manage a high-performing program serving millions of Kenyans
  • Achieve the goals of 5 million people served by end of 2015 and 15 million Kenyans served by 2018;
  • Create and strengthen program delivery systems to ensure high-quality implementation and service delivery (e.g. a GPS-enabled circuit rider model for the chlorine supply chain);
  • Primary responsibility for budget of KES 173 million (~$2M USD) annually (and growing), and the oversight and leadership on financial and administrative functions that this responsibility entails;
  • Lead performance management and professional development across the DSW Kenya program;
  • Lead the DSW Kenya team and oversee team growth and development essential for successful nationwide chlorine dispenser service delivery;
  • Further develop and refine program operations strategy and lead activities between field operations, research/evaluation, information systems and support functions;
  • Provide supervision, guidance and support to the program management team, developing team members into future leaders of our initiative;
  • Generate, manage and share knowledge for continuous program improvement;
  • Forge and strengthen partnerships with government and other organizations which leverage DSW’s ability to deliver high-impact programs;
  • Contribute to setting program-wide research and development priorities.
  • (Do we want to include something about membership in regional leadership team?)
Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • A Master’s Degree in Project Management or closely related field.
  • Track record of inspiring and empowering teams with the right level of structure and direction;
  • At least 5 years of senior management experience;
  • Experience leading scale-focused work with a major operations component – building systems, bringing together organizational functions, and developing teams with the ability to reach millions of people;
  • High level of comfort with information technology and databases, and a demonstrated track record of using data for decision-making;
  • Experience working in the water sector desirable but not essential;
  • Work experience in managing a cross-cultural team, ideally in Kenya/East Africa;
  • Experience of working in private sector/for-profit organizations desirable;
  • A critical, analytical, and process-oriented thinker with a willingness to form and adjust opinions based on evidence;
  • Inspired by our mission of cost-effectively bringing safe water to millions of Kenyans;
  • Track record of being a good steward of program funding and responsibly managing resources; alignment with our philosophy of building cost-effective program
  • A strong commitment to evidence-based practice and policy in the development field;
  • An entrepreneurial spirit – the ability to lead in a fast-moving start-up environment;
  • A sense of humor
  • Willingness to spend 60% of the time in the field in rural Kenya
Application Instructions: 

Please follow the application instructions below. Any applications or CVs submitted outside this process will not be considered. 

Note, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Send an email to jobs@poverty-action.org and cc jobs@evidenceaction.org, following these instructions exactly: 
  • In the subject line: Copy exactly the following position line: Senior Manager, Programs- Dispensers for Safe Water, Kenya 
  • In the email body: Put your full name, first (given) name followed by last (family) name 
  • Attachments: Please attach ONLY your cover letter and CV
Please do not include any text besides your name in the body of the e-mail. Adding extra text will interfere with the processing of your application.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Senior Manager, Programs. The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. 

Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the organization. Please direct questions to jobs-kenya@poverty-action.org.



Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Job Summary:
 The incumbent will work closely with the Managing Director to provide administrative and organizational support and will have opportunity to take up significant responsibility in a fast growing environment.

Generic Duties
  • Attend to all phone calls, direct incoming calls and respond to all inquiries
  • Receive all visitors and ensure they are all served
  • Record all incoming and outgoing mails and packages in the records book
  • Schedule meetings if any
  • Maintain stationery supplies and coordinating deliveries
  • Closely monitor time attendance of staff and make follow ups where needed
  • Preparing meeting minutes, meeting notes and internal support materials
  • Handle client complaints with follow up to ensure satisfaction
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts and emails
  • Maintain all calendars/diaries, schedule appointments and ensure that the MD is well prepared for his meetings
  • Liaise and follow-up on clients, suppliers of various services and continuously update the status of the tasks undertaken. This includes following up on business licenses, work permits
  • Provide timely and accurate operational support on behalf of the MD to maintain day to day efficiencies in the office
  • Conduct regular research in area of responsibility and disseminate information appropriately to enhance knowledge, attitudes, opinions and aspirations of the company’s stakeholder.
Qualification and Experience
  • Diploma in Business Management/ Administration
  • 2 to 3 years in a similar field
  • Ability to ‘get things done’ in a hands on manner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Excellent communication skills including written and oral skills
If you think you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your CV and Cover letter with 3 referees, current salary and a daytime contact not later than 29th March 2014 to fm8251@gmail.com
Field Officers – School Campaign

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Salary: 30,000/- per month

About SunnyMoney

SunnyMoney is an innovative, fast-growing, social enterprise, owned by the charity SolarAid, which sells pico-solar lights across Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia. Our aim is to enable the world’s poorest people to have access to clean, renewable power. 

We do this by selling solar lights to rural households and building a vibrant solar market. Our overarching goal in Kenya is to eradicate the use of kerosene and candles for lighting and help create a genuine solar lighting market. 

Our mission is to eradicate the kerosene light from Africa by the end of this
decade. To find out more, go to www.sunnymoney.org

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring the correct product numbers are brought to the collection day
  • Ensuring the room in which products and money are exchanged is safe and secure
  • Setting up an organised room layout and system to ensure smooth transactions with head teacher.
  • Ensuring head teachers are provided with correct product numbers (which they must sign for)
  • Ensuring all order forms are submitted, receipts are provided to teachers for payment of products and headmasters sign for receipt of products
  • All payments and product orders for the day are reconciled
  • Depositing cash in SunnyMoney bank account on the same day
  • Complete and send (phone confirmations to finance team each day; email weekly reports) sales report to finance team, management and call centre
  • Drive achievement of monthly set targets.
  • Work closely with the Project Manager, through distribution channels and management of the same to meet set targets at all times.
  • Establish good public relations both internally and externally and particularly with collaborative programmes and partners.
  • Delivery platform presentation and publication.
  • Assists to identify the opportunities for upcoming SunnyMoney range of products.
  • Reporting and communications
The Field Officer will be directly supervised by the Field Supervisor. The Field Officer will also work
alongside other members of SunnyMoney Kenya team.

Work Experience/Competencies essential for this position:
  • Educated to diploma / degree level.
  • Computer literate. Excellent Word and Excel skills
  • Work Experience-3 Years
  • Superior customer service skills and ability to maintain positive working relationships
  • Solid organizational skills and strong work ethics.
  • Great attention to details and confident in talking to people
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to manage, process and data input
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Must be highly motivated and committed to achieving results
  • Ability to work under little supervision while meeting deliverables
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Excellent communication skills; written and verbal.
  • Must be willing to work in a diverse, dynamic environment and want to be part of a super-skilled and fun team.
  • Driving License-5 Years
Other
  • Commitment to our mission and developing the solar market
  • Participative and collaborative working approach
  • Self-starting, passionate, trustworthy, dependable and decisive leader who communicates effectively and consistently works efficiently to high standards.
How to apply

Interested applicants please email CV together with a covering letter which explains how you meet the criteria in this job description to info.kenya@sunnymoney.org

Important: 

Please entitle your email subject line with: Your Name, SunnyMoney Field Officer and save letter together with CV in one attached file. Deadline for applicants: 4th April 2014



Candidate should meet the following criteria:

Meeting up with clients and creating a rapport with them.

Responding of customer enquiries.

Handling and resolving customer complaints.

Providing customers with product and service information.

Identifying and escalating priority issues.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Superior problem solving skills

Ability to multi-task effectively

Personal Qualities

Strong work ethic

Exceptional customer service skills

Ability to recognize sales opportunities.

Working Conditions: Working Monday to Friday 0800hours-1700hours; One/Two Saturdays a month 0900hours-1300hours.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Business related studies from a recognized institution
  • Excellent knowledge in computer packages.
  • Multi-channel experience is preferred: email/chat/phone
  • Experience of 3 years minimum in customer service environments is an added advantage.
  • Previous experience in the tracking industry is an added advantage.
How to Apply: 

If you believe you have what it takes to fill this position kindly send your resume to customercare@rivercrosstech.com

By 28th March 2014 by 1100hours.



Candidate should meet the following criteria:

Meeting up with clients and creating a rapport with them.

Responding of customer enquiries.

Handling and resolving customer complaints.

Providing customers with product and service information.

Identifying and escalating priority issues.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Superior problem solving skills

Ability to multi-task effectively

Personal Qualities

Strong work ethic

Exceptional customer service skills

Ability to recognize sales opportunities.

Working Conditions: Working Monday to Friday 0800hours-1700hours; One/Two Saturdays a month 0900hours-1300hours.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Business related studies from a recognized institution
  • Excellent knowledge in computer packages.
  • Multi-channel experience is preferred: email/chat/phone
  • Experience of 3 years minimum in customer service environments is an added advantage.
  • Previous experience in the tracking industry is an added advantage.
How to Apply: 

If you believe you have what it takes to fill this position kindly send your resume to customercare@rivercrosstech.com

By 28th March 2014 by 1100hours.



Call Centre Agents - Kenya 

(3 months contract)

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Salary: 25,000/- per month

About SunnyMoney

SunnyMoney is an innovative, fast-growing, social enterprise, owned by the charity SolarAid, which sells pico-solar lights across Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia. Our aim is to enable the world’s poorest people to have access to clean, renewable power.

We do this by selling solar lights to rural households and building a vibrant solar market. Our
overarching goal in Kenya is to eradicate the use of kerosene and candles for lighting and help create a genuine solar lighting market.

Our mission is to eradicate the kerosene light from Africa by the end of this decade. To find out more, go to www.sunnymoney.org


Mission for this post

We are looking for dynamic, business-minded individuals with excellent sales and customer service backgrounds.

Call Centre Agent Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Answer courteously outbound and inbound calls.
  • Respond to customer inquiries.
  • Generate customer interest in the products offered by SunnyMoney Kenya.
  • Provide personalized customer service by responding to the needs of the customers.
  • Ensure feedback from the customer to further improve the customer services.
  • Manage and update customer databases with the status of each customer.
  • Coordinate with the field team to send products on time to customers.
  • Provide customers with brochures and information packages on products.
  • Build customer loyalty by follow-up of customer calls.
  • Evaluate problems of the customers and provide logical lasting solutions.
  • Manage filing, correspondence and other management tasks.
  • Working closely with the Country Manager and other managers.
Reporting and communications
  • The Call centre agent work will be managed and supervised by the Call centre Co-ordinator. The Call centre agent will also work alongside other members of SunnyMoney Kenya team.
  • For consideration for this position, one must clearly demonstrate the following:
  • Educated to diploma level.
  • Computer literate. Excellent Word and Excel skills
  • Superior customer service skills and ability to maintain positive working relationships
  • Solid organizational skills and strong work ethics.
  • Great attention to details and confident in talking to people
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to manage, process and data input
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Must be highly motivated and committed to achieving results
  • Ability to work under little supervision while meeting deliverables
  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Excellent English and Kiswahili communication skills; written and verbal.
  • Must be willing to work in a diverse, dynamic environment and want to be part of a super-skilled and fun team.
Other
  • Commitment to our mission and developing the solar market
  • Participative and collaborative working approach
  • Self-starting, passionate, trustworthy, dependable and decisive leader who communicates effectively and consistently works efficiently to high standards.
How to apply

Interested applicants please email CV together with a covering letter which explains how you meet the criteria in this job description to info.kenya@sunnymoney.org

Important:
 Please entitle your email subject line with: Your Name, SunnyMoney Call Centre Agent and save letter together with CV in one attached file. 

Deadline for applicants: 4th April 2014
Silverstone Tyres (K) Limited, a leading company in the automotive field, seeks to recruit a Retail Customer Service Assistant to be based at the Tyre Centre in Nairobi
 
Job Purpose: To deliver prompt and Quality service to Customers

Responsibilities:
  • Deal directly with customers either by telephone, electronically or face to face
  • Respond promptly to customer inquiries
  • Preparing quotations and Invoices for customers.
  • Handle and resolve customer complaints. Keep records of customer interactions and transactions
  • Record details of inquiries, comments and complaints
  • Record details of actions taken
  • Maintain customer databases
  • Perform all other duties and projects as assigned.
Requirements
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations/Front Office Operations.
  • 1 – 2 years experience in customer service operations.
If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application quoting the reference to hr@chicafrica.com

Include your current/recent  and expected remuneration and give full contact details of 3 referees.

To be received not later than 28th March 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. 

The Center seeks to recruit a Web designer with modern web development and graphic design skills.
 
The suitable candidate is a creative, tech-savvy web designer with exciting new ideas on how to reenergize the Center’s online face using contemporary tools and designs to increase our website traffic and create more engaged users.
 
Key Responsibilities

  • Designing, developing and managing APHRC’s websites
  • Revitalize the information architecture and link knowledge products to the Center’s program areas.
  • Develop site content and graphics by coordinating with copywriters and graphic artists; designing images, icons, banners, audio enhancements, etc.
  • Develop new ways to visualize and showcase our data focusing on new innovations in online communication (such as info-graphics, interactive web tools, blogging, and social media) to improve content presentation, access, use and feedback.
  • Code graphic design projects into PHP files (such as the e-newsletter, new web blast templates, etc.)
  • Manage links that enable users to share documents with friends and colleagues.
  • Create and manage an easy-to-use content management system for the website.
  • Develop friendly online fundraising options and work with the fundraising team to develop new ways to improve this functionality.
  • Monitor performance and results, identifying and evaluating improvement options, introducing new technology and maintaining links.
  • Provide weekly website analytics by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends and then optimize and generate ideas to increase traffic through the site.
  • Implement and maintain website enhancements, security/privacy policies, user accounts, access rights, passwords, etc.
  • Recommend and apply user experience approaches based upon the latest interactive trends and best practices in the industry.
Qualifications
  • Degree in Graphic Design, IT or a related discipline. Additional communications qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years relevant post-qualification experience.
  • Programming language aptitude (particularly web design languages).
  • Proven excellent graphic design and copy-writing skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating info-graphics and or interactive web data visualizations.
  • Multimedia skills such as podcast or webcast editing, video editing are a plus.
Skills
  • Web Graphic Design, 
  • Web Savvy, 
  • Planning, 
  • Web User Interface Design, 
  • Web Programming Skills, 
  • Illustration Tools, 
  • Multimedia Content Development, 
  • Understanding Browser Capabilities,
  • Internet Presence, 
  • Excellent communications skills, and 
  • Team work.
Selected candidates will be expected to display a portfolio of their design work and carry out an on-the-spot design assessment.

Interested candidates are invited to send via email, no later than 4th April 2014, their letter of application and CV which should include current and expected remuneration requirements and contact details of three referees to jobs@aphrc.org. 

Please, indicate ‘Web Designer’ on the subject line of the email.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi
Website: www.aphrc.org



1. Accountant
Do you meet the following qualifications?
  • CPA (K)
  • BCom Finance/Accounting Degree
  • Masters in Finance or related discipline
  • NOT more than one (1) year experience.
We are looking for you.  

Urgently send your CV to jobsnew87@gmail.com quoting “ACCOUNTANT” as the subject.

2. HR Officer


Do you have the following qualifications?

  • Undergraduate degree in business related discipline
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resources
  • NOT more than one (1) year experience in Human Resources
  • Interested in Marketing
We are looking for you.  

Urgently send your CV to jobsnew87@gmail.com quoting “HR OFFICER” as the subject.
Organization: Adeso, African Development Solutions

Position Title: Field Accounts Assistant
 
Reporting to: Finance Manager – REGAL IR
 
Working with: REGAL IR Program teams, Adeso HQ team.
 
Program / Duty station: Garissa Office
 
Duration: 1 year, renewable
 
Starting date: Immediate
 
Starting Salary: Gross.Kshs.82,745.00 plus other competitive benefits
 
Organizational 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. At present, 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.
 
Project Summary: Resilience and Economic Growth in Arid Lands-Improving Resilience (REGAL-IR) is a 5-year program sponsored by USAID/Kenya and Feed the Future (Ftf) to reduce hunger and poverty, increase social stability and build strong foundations for economic growth amongst pastoralists and transitioning pastoralists in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs). 

The program is designed to empower communities to take charge of their development and to strengthen their capacity to select, design, implement and monitor activities toward increasing their social, economic, and environmental resilience to natural and human-induced shocks.
 
REGAL-IR is led by Adeso and is implemented by a consortium of partners. An intensive community engagement process - Participatory Learning, Planning and Action (PLPA) - guides program implementation in six thematic areas including diversifying livelihoods, improving value chain inclusiveness, natural resource management, conflict management and mitigation, disaster risk reduction, and improving nutrition. 

REGAL-IR is based in Isiolo Town and implements in Isiolo, Garissa, Wajir, Marsabit, and Turkana Counties.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities
 
The Field Accounts assistant position will be a full-time member of the Adeso staff, working with the teams in county offices.
  • Ensure proper management of petty cash,
  • Process and make payments as provided in the approved budgets
  • Record transactions in the system including coding of payment vouchers before making payment,
  • Carry out reconciliations of cash and bank balances on regularly basis,
  • Prepare schedule of payments of utilities, statutory deduction and ensure timely payment of the same,
  • Ensure timely preparation of all advances including travel and other advances and provide monthly update of any outstanding advances.
  • Ensure timely liquidation of any outstanding advances
  • Ensuring maintenance of an efficient, proper and transparent financial filing system for the department and the organization in accordance with the organizational guidelines.
  • Assist in the preparation for audits (both projects and institutional audits)
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned.
Skills and Qualifications
 
Essential 
  • Professional accounting qualification (CPA-K, ACCA) or related Bachelor degree 
  • At least one year working experience with NGO
Others 
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent activities 
  • Excellent in written and spoken English. 
  • Ability to work well in a team 
  • A pro-active approach to work 
  • Ability to handle pressures and meet deadlines and willingness to learn
Application Process
 
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. 

If you would like to join this dynamic team, please submit your application to jobs@adesoafrica.org, quoting the position in the email subject matter, by Friday 11th April, 2014.

Each application should be addressed to the Human Resource Officer-REGAL IR and include the following: An updated CV; and and application letter which should include cover letter, 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 strongly encouraged to apply.



Organization: Adeso, African Development Solutions

Position Title: Field Operations Assistant
 
Reporting to: Operations Manager – REGAL IR
 
Working with: REGAL IR Program teams, Adeso HQ team.
 
Program / Duty station: Garissa Office
 
Duration: 1 year, renewable
 
Starting date: Immediate
 
Starting Salary (Gross): Kshs.82,745.00 plus other competitive benefits
 
Organizational 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. At present, 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.
 
Project Summary: Resilience and Economic Growth in Arid Lands-Improving Resilience (REGAL-IR) is a 5-year program sponsored by USAID/Kenya and Feed the Future (Ftf) to reduce hunger and poverty, increase social stability and build strong foundations for economic growth amongst pastoralists and transitioning pastoralists in Kenya’s arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs). 

The program is designed to empower communities to take charge of their development and to strengthen their capacity to select, design, implement and monitor activities toward increasing their social, economic, and environmental resilience to natural and human-induced shocks.

REGAL-IR is led by Adeso and is implemented by a consortium of partners. 

An intensive community engagement process - Participatory Learning, Planning and Action (PLPA) - guides program implementation in six thematic areas including diversifying livelihoods, improving value chain inclusiveness, natural resource management, conflict management and mitigation, disaster risk reduction, and improving nutrition. 

REGAL-IR is based in Isiolo Town and implements in Isiolo, Garissa, Wajir, Marsabit, and Turkana Counties.

Position Summary: The successful candidate will responsible for day to day running of the field office, receiving guests, giving administrative, HR, logistical and security oversight of the operations of the field office. You will be required to support the programs team in operational support areas listed below;
 
Position Purpose
 
1. Field office administrative operations
2. Basic HR support
3. Logistical support services
4. Security focal point
 
Specific Roles and Responsibilities
 
HR/Administrative Result Area
  • Maintain basic HR filling for staff and temporary hires
  • Liaise with HR in Isiolo on temporary staff contracts and ensure appropriate documentation.
  • Ensure timely submission of timesheet and confirm accuracy of all timesheets before submit to the Human Resource officer.
  • Receive requests and prepare accommodation/travel for visiting staff & guests
  • Ensure smooth running of the field office and Guest houses
  • Ensure travel/accommodation requests are sent to relevant offices
  • Follow up on payments of office utilities, rent, water & electricity etc
  • Day to day supervision of the driver, office guards, & cook/cleaner.
  • Maintain the office store, and record all movement of stocks.
  • Responsible for the management of the office facilities at the county
Logistical Result areas
  • Collection of quotations for purchase of goods and services
  • Lead in the procurement of office and guesthouse supplies
  • Ensure the maintenance of the office vehicle
  • Follow up on the safe use of office motorbikes
  • Act as the security focal points in county and periodically prepare security reports.
Security result areas
  • Act as the county security focal point, disseminating periodic security updates
  • Liaise with other organizations in the county for security information sharing
  • Perform radio communication checks for teams in the field
  • Give security briefs to visiting guests/staff
Skills and Qualifications
  • Diploma in Business management, Logistics management or related studies.
  • Fully computer literate, good knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Basic knowledge of county security context
  • 3 yrs experience in similar or related position.
  • Good knowledge of the area/local residents preferable
Application Process
 
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. 

If you would like to join this dynamic team, please submit your application to jobs@adesoafrica.org, quoting the position in the email subject matter, by Friday 11th April, 2014.

Each application should be addressed to the Human Resource Officer-REGAL IR and include the following: An updated CV; and and application letter which should include cover letter, 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 strongly encouraged to apply.



United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Programme Officer IT Consultant
 
National Consultancy
 
Dadaab, Kenya
 
Date of Issue: 21 March 2014
 
Closing date: 4 April 2014
 
For a detailed Job Description, requirements and how to submit applications please visit:
http://data.unhcr.org/horn-of-africa/country.php?id=110 (Under the documents section of the webpage)
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
 
Candidates will be subjected to testing
An established and growing engineering firm is looking for skilled and experienced technical personnel to fill a number of positions. 

An attractive package is offered commensurate with skills and experience presented as well as advanced facilities in which to work on quality products.
 
Management and Admin
 
Service Manager
 
15 years minimum hands-on experience in installation and service of industrial machinery and plant. 

Experience in mobile plant eg forklifts, cranes is an advantage.

Must have proven track record in managing a medium sized busy service facility / department.
 
Administration Secretary
 
Minimum 10 years’ experience in record keeping. 

Fluent English. 

Experience using word-processor and spreadsheet.
 
Sales
 
Sales Engineer
 
10 years’ experience in selling of technical machinery / engineering products.
 
Service
 
Plant Mechanics / Service Technicians / Service Engineers
 
Diploma and 5 years+ experience service of mobile plant / handling equipment. 

Good mechanical and electrical skills. 

Drivers licence.
 
Senior Service Engineer / Senior Plant Mechanic
 
15 years+ experience in service of earth mobile plant / handling equipment.
 
Management skills would be advantageous. Drivers licence.
 
Electronic Technicians
 
Degree/diploma in electronics/electrical engineering and possess sound knowledge of microprocessor circuits in PC/Industrial/POS applications with at least 4 years experience in installation of circuit boards and peripherals.
 
Production
 
CNC Operator – Milling & CNC Operator – Turning  
(2 Positions)

Must have at least 5 years experience on CNC production machinery. 

Can program independently and to consistently produce high quality parts from CAD drawings. 

Less experience on CNC machinery supported by experience with conventional machinery will be considered.

Production Engineer
 
Must have degree in Mechanical Engineering with experience in CAD in design and fabrication.
 
Fitters / Welders
 
10 years’ experience in structural / machinery fabrication.
 
Storekeeper
 
Must have minimum 10 years’ experience in a busy engineering store.
 
Lathe Machine Operator
 
Must have at least 10 years’ experience in high accuracy lathe machine work
 
Deadline for application is 15th April, 2014.
 
Apply to;
 
DN/A 1654
P.O. Box 49010 - 00100 
Nairobi.



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