Title: Consultant, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Expert
 
Organization: UNON/ICTS
 
Deadline: 22 April 2014.
 
Job Opening Number: NA-14-28
 
Position Summary: The United Nations Office at Nairobi seeks to recruit a Consultant (SCCM Expert), with a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in IT or computer science and at least 2 years of experience in System Center Configuration Manager SCCM.

Application Procedure
 

For details of the job functions and how to apply, please visit the following website: www.unon.org under employment - UNON - Open Vacancies - Consultant (SCCM Expert).

Please send your application by email to eduardo.frias@unon.org quoting the Job Opening Number: NA-14-28 and Functional Title: Consultant, System Center Configuration Manager Expert (SCCM Expert) on the email’s subject line.

Applications should be received by 22 April 2014.

The united nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
Suraya Property Group Limited, one of the leading and fast growing real estate development companies in Kenya is undertaking and plans to undertake major development projects ranging from master planning, scheme design, detail design, supervision, services designs and other construction related activities in projects spread in a number of counties and cities in Kenya.

Civil Engineer
To be a Senior and/or Principal Engineer within a design team to ensure compliance with all relevant technical standards and that the delivery of all the specified project outcomes are on time, within budget and to the quality required.

We looking for
  • Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite and relevant engineering software packages
  • Demonstrable experience in Highway and other infrastructures
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work within a small team and have a dedicated approach to working within and meeting strict deadlines
  • Good communication skills dealing with clients, developers, consultants, elected representatives and the public
  • Client focused approach to service delivery
  • Environmental awareness for managers
  • Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Proficient in the use of 3D modeling software (Ideally AutoCAD Civils3D)
  • Knowledge on highways estate roads; junctions; services provision; Earthworks
  • Understanding of the following design processes: Drainage SUDS
  • Able to work independently
  • Must be a registered Civil Engineer
  • Minimum 10 years work experience.
Note: Applicant must be registered, active and practicing member of respective professional body recognized in Kenya. 

The deadline for submission/expression of interest is 22nd  April 2014

All Applications should be sent to vacancies@suraya.co.ke
Suraya Property Group Limited, one of the leading and fast growing real estate development companies in Kenya is undertaking and plans to undertake major development projects ranging from master planning, scheme design, detail design, supervision, services designs and other construction related activities in projects spread in a number of counties and cities in Kenya.

Interior Designer
We are seeking an ambitious, creative, organized and passionate senior interior designer to work on a range of retail interiors projects for our operational centers and proposed schemes.
 

The position will have significant responsibility to manage and coordinate the design and operational side of multiple projects running concurrently so ability to multi task is a must.
 
The successful candidate must have experience working on retail interior architecture (or other similar schemes) at all scales and levels of detail, including technical aspects. Experience, Knowledge

Qualifications required for this position:
  • Experience of more than five years post qualified professional creative experience in interior or architectural projects is essential. 
  • Experience in retail or hospitality design preferred. The candidate must be able to ensure that work is delivered in a timely fashion and aligns with the expectations of the company’s internal and external clients.
  • A portfolio of work is necessary to show creative skills along with a qualification to at least degree level in Architecture, Interior Design or related design degrees.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Sketch-Up or appropriate presentation design platforms is a must along with excellent presentation, conceptual and visualizing skills, in both freehand and ideally 3D visualization software.
  • Creativity, flair, a natural ‘creative eye’ and knowledge of trends, fabrics and suitable FF&E suppliers along with a comprehensive understanding of construction technology, and joinery detailing is imperative.
  • Experience with design management databases and drawing conventions for drawing information referencing is preferred.
  • The successful candidate will have the ability to make decisions as well as follow direction, work independently and as part of larger teams, have excellent communication and English language skills both written and oral.
Note: Applicant must be registered, active and practicing member of respective professional body recognized in Kenya. 

The deadline for submission/expression of interest is 22nd  April 2014

All Applications should be sent to vacancies@suraya.co.ke



Suraya Property Group Limited, one of the leading and fast growing real estate development companies in Kenya is undertaking and plans to undertake major development projects ranging from master planning, scheme design, detail design, supervision, services designs and other construction related activities in projects spread in a number of counties and cities in Kenya.

Urban Designer

Suraya has a very exciting opportunity for an urban designer to join a highly respected planning group of professionals.
 
Due to continued growth, they are looking to appoint an urban designer to complement the existing team architects and engineers.
 

You will be involved in a broad range of mixed use and regeneration projects in urban design and master planning.
 
Individuals who have worked on residential schemes and social amenities would be of particular interest. Skills, Knowledge and Experience;
 
Ability to design at a high level employing a range of drawing and modeling skills.
 
Ability to research, write and illustrate print-ready reports related to urban design.
 
Critical yet creative approach to urban design.

Qualifications
  • A degree in architecture or other built environmental design discipline.
  • A post-graduate diploma or master’s degree in urban design or other cognate discipline.
Personal Qualities
  • Creative/ imaginative.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of an established team.
  • IT literate.
Note: Applicant must be registered, active and practicing member of respective professional body recognized in Kenya. The deadline for submission/expression of interest is 22nd  April – 2014

All Applications should be sent to vacancies@suraya.co.ke
Suraya Property Group Limited, one of the leading and fast growing real estate development companies in Kenya is undertaking and plans to undertake major development projects ranging from master planning, scheme design, detail design, supervision, services designs and other construction related activities in projects spread in a number of counties and cities in Kenya.

Structural Engineers
As a structural engineer your work would involve:

  • working closely with clients, architects, contractors and other professionals on construction plans
  • Read and interpret blueprints and specifications to identify and develop technical design criteria for assignments in coordination with Designers and architects.
  • Maintain the safety of the general public while providing engineering solutions that optimize profits.
  • Provide on-site evaluations when required to assess integrity and conformance with approved plans and calculations especially the works being covered.
  • Conform to engineering standards and policy regarding design philosophy, method of preparation and system of checking.
  • Maintain direct, on-going communication with the customer. Anticipates and resolves problems to the clients’ satisfaction especially the structural ones
  • Identify and manage effectively the objectives of the typical engineering presale assignment.
  • Plan and control time associated with a project: schedule and schedule impacts. Research and apply relevant building materials
  • Other duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) from a 4 year college or university in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Must be a registered Engineer
  • Minimum 10years experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write instructions and directions that are easy to understand.
  • Working knowledge of CAD technologies, including 3D software. Proficient with MS Office.
Note: Applicant must be registered, active and practicing member of respective professional body recognized in Kenya. The deadline for submission/expression of interest is 22nd  April – 2014

All Applications should be sent to vacancies@suraya.co.ke
Suraya Property Group Limited, one of the leading and fast growing real estate development companies in Kenya is undertaking and plans to undertake major development projects ranging from master planning, scheme design, detail design, supervision, services designs and other construction related activities in projects spread in a number of counties and cities in Kenya.

Quantity Surveyors

Candidates for this role must be a team player and should meet the following criteria:

  • Qualified to degree level / equivalent or compensating experience
  • Must have experience of working with contractors and subcontractors
  • Must have experience in Civil engineering and Highways
  • Must be an experienced Quantity Surveyor with good contract knowledge of JBC
  • Should have a reasonably stable employment background
  • IT Literate, particularly MS Word and MS Excel
  • Must be a registered Engineer
  • Minimum 10 years experience.
As Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for:
  • Be able to develop contract documents and managing contractual arrangements
  • Project progress evaluation for payment to contractors 
  • Initiate invoicing
  • Negotiate costs and control budgets once the budget is developed
  • Resolve commercial / contractual disputes
  • Produce regular financial appraisals
You will be based most of the time in the head office however may be required to go onto site to check works you are pricing among other duties.

Note: Applicant must be registered, active and practicing member of respective professional body recognized in Kenya. The deadline for submission/expression of interest is 22nd  April 2014

All Applications should be sent to vacancies@suraya.co.ke



Suraya Property Group Limited, one of the leading and fast growing real estate development companies in Kenya is undertaking and plans to undertake major development projects ranging from master planning, scheme design, detail design, supervision, services designs and other construction related activities in projects spread in a number of counties and cities in Kenya.

Electrical Engineers

Candidates should possess the following qualifications and experience.

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering;
  • ideally Chartered status or willing to work towards in the future;
  • A good understanding of, or qualified in, health and safety within construction; and
  • strong experience post-qualification in electrical engineering within a consultancy, or construction works in the industry
  • Must be a registered Engineer
  • Minimum 10years experience.
Experience in the following areas is required:
  • excellent knowledge of HV, MV and LV infrastructure, grid connection electrical installations and commissioning.
  • The undertaking of feasibility studies and design reviews;
  • the witnessing of Factory Acceptance Testing of various equipment and machines;
  • ability to assess manufactured or fabricated items for faults; and 
  • construction monitoring and evaluation;
We are also looking for the following personal attributes and skills:
  • Effective time management skills;
  • Ability to evaluate, explain and simplify complex technical issues to lay persons.
  • A registered & active member of respective professional body recognized in Kenya.
  • Able to work as part of a wider team and also to operate autonomously as may be required.
Note: Applicant must be registered, active and practicing member of respective professional body recognized in Kenya. 

The deadline for submission/expression of interest is 22nd April 2014

All Applications should be sent to vacancies@suraya.co.ke
REGAL-AG
 
Position: Community Investment Intern
 
Department:  Market Active
 
Location:  Marsabit and Isiolo, Kenya                
 
Reports To: Chief of Party, Kenya REGAL - Accelerated Growth
 
Start Date: June 1, 2014   

Duration: 2-6 months (negotiable)

Since 1963 and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. 

Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. 

ACDI/VOCA currently has 60 projects in 33 countries and revenues of approximately $173 million.

Summary: The Resilience and Economic Growth in the Arid Lands-Accelerated Growth (REGAL-Accelerated Growth) project, is a five-year project funded by the U.S. 

Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by ACDI/VOCA that aims to increase economic growth in rural communities in Kenya by building a more inclusive and competitive livestock sector. 

Through project activities, REGAL-Accelerated Growth will foster vibrant livestock value chains that generate opportunities for those all along it, particularly pastoralist livestock keepers. 

The project will encourage economic growth by improving market access, increasing the availability and affordability of inputs and services needed to benefit from market participation, and implementing other strategies that help reduce vulnerability among livestock keepers. 

A central component of the project is the implementation of the Community Contracting Fund (CCF), which will finance infrastructural construction and rehabilitation of physical markets in and around Marsabit and Isiolo. 

The project works with Livestock Marketing Associations (LMA), representative groups drawn from the communities that, among other tasks, manage the markets for their communities.

To access funding, LMA’s are required to formulate and design plans in the form of concept notes for construction and rehabilitation of their markets.  

The concept notes require alignment with various criteria related to USAID regulations and local law. 

The concept notes must also encourage an increase pastoralists’ access to end markets, promote investment, and strengthen horizontal relationships among value chain/market actors to increase competitiveness and expand business and market opportunities in the following value chains:
  • Red Meat and Live Animals
  • Camel Milk/Dairy
  • Hides and Skins
Overview: ACDI/VOCA seeks a Community Investment Interns to assist the REGAL-Accelerated Growth for Marsabit and Isiolo technical teams by providing hands-on, culturally-sensitive, support to livestock marketing associations to identify, develop, and communicate concept notes that encourage the development of markets into “commercial hubs” of livestock. 

The intern will be responsible for quantitative and qualitative research and analysis that supports LMA’s, as well as ensuring overall soundness of plans for infrastructure upgrading. 

Serving as a bridge between the grants management staff and technical teams, and using tools, such as a profit planner that the intern will develop or customize, concept notes will include strong evidence of the overall profitability associated with the planned works.

Responsibilities: 
 
The intern will:
  • Interview key members of communities and LMA’s to understand specific needs and requirements of market infrastructure
  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative research into the profitability of the rehabilitated markets and/or other CCF initiatives. Research should include cost-benefit analysis of proposed investments.
  • In collaboration with field facilitators and LMAs, help to draft plans to be inserted as part of concept notes for application to the CCF
  • Provide research into various private sector actors that are currently engaged in related business in the target areas, and/or support those interested in future investment
  • Provide research into and draft strategies that encourages commercialization of services, increases livestock markets efficiencies and volumes of transactions
Qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in public policy, urban planning, or economics
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills with evidence of ability to productively interact with a wide range and levels of organizations (government, private sector, NGOs, research institutions)
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across projects, to be flexible and creative and to independently take initiative
  • Knowledge of livestock or agricultural development programs in the Horn of Africa, especially in harsh climatic conditions like these pastoral areas
  • Two years’ experience in urban planning, public policy, small business management, or enterprise operations preferred
The estimated level of effort for this assignment is 2-6 months with 5-day work weeks. 

The supervisor for this assignment will be the Chief of Party or his designate. 

The employee will coordinate closely with Cary Farley (COP), Bonface Kaberia (Deputy Chief of Party) and Arero Halkano (Regional Manager, Marsabit). 

Intern will be provided with secure housing and stipend.

To be considered for this recruitment, please e-mail your resume to regalag@joinav.org   

Please include the position title and location of duty in the subject line.  

No phone calls please.  

Only finalists contacted.  

Women and minorities encouraged to apply.  

EOE.  

Please apply by close of business April 21, 2014.



Our client is a leading FMCG manufacturing organization in the region, in the relevant field of operation and seeks to engage with a professional, dynamic and self-respecting talent in the position of:-
 
Account Manager
 
Main Purpose of the Job: Responsible for the account management and business development.
 
Main Responsibilities
  • Account Management
  • Deliver proactive account management to a portfolio of key national accounts
  • Ensure product requests are followed up and completed in timeframes acceptable to the client
  • Manage external and internal expectations
  • Develop relationships with clients be they agents or direct consumers
  • Contribute to strategic planning in the selection of new business partners
  • Pass on leads for business to sales executive where appropriate
  • Contribute on a regular basis to internal and external marketing communications
  • Develop and manage relationships with key salespeople
  • Respond to queries from on specific sales initiatives relevant to their market and clients
Job Skills
  • Social Perceptiveness, 
  • Persuasion, 
  • Coordination, 
  • Service Orientation, 
  • Critical Thinking, 
  • Monitoring, 
  • Judgment and Decision Making, 
  • Time Management, 
  • Complex Problem Solving, 
  • Negotiation, 
  • Operations Analysis, 
  • Management of Financial Resources, 
  • Change management, 
  • Aptitude for statistics and figures, 
  • Leadership ability, 
  • Sound understanding of business principles and processes, 
  • Strategic thinking skills, 
  • Problem solving and decision-making skills, 
  • Project management skills, 
  • Team player (develop/team/mentor), 
  • Ability to travel extensively, 
  • Good understanding of the Kenyan and regional consumers, 
  • Results driven and performance orientated, 
  • Industry knowledge
Competencies
  • Professionalism and ethics, 
  • Leadership, 
  • Innovative, 
  • Change Champion, 
  • Interpersonal & communication skills, 
  • Analytical skills, 
  • Organizational skills, 
  • Business Acumen
Qualifications 
  • Bachelors’ Degree in related studies with related professional membership 
  • Postgraduate qualification will be an advantage. 
  • Minimum of 5 years Sales Management experience for FMCG
Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs indicating current remuneration on or before 11th April, 2014 to the following address:

Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)
Email address: talentsearch@bpc.co.ke 
Tel: +254 712 316 888



Female House Manager 
 
Our client an Expatriate Family living in Kenya is looking to recruit a House Manger. 

The successful candidate MUST have relevant experience managing a household staff.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Managing 6 staff including nannies, cook, cleaner and gardener.
  • Process payroll of the house staff and managing overtime.
  • Drive household car and ensure its maintenance. 
  • Collect children from school and liaise with school teachers.
  • Manage household budgets, keeping accurate accounts and purchase of all household items.
  • Ensure payment of household bills.
  • Responsible for preparation for any function whether official or non-official.
  • Ensure medical, school and all other children appointments are kept.
Key Qualifications:
  • Must have a diploma / certificate in hospitality.
  • Minimum of 5 years  experience in hotel / tourism management or running a large private household.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must have experience in managing a budget and book keeping.
  • Must have experience in childcare.
  • Must have a valid and clean driving license.
  • Must have first aid training.
  • Must have excellent communication skills  i.e written and oral English.
  • Must have experience working with expat families.
  • Must be self - motivated, committed ,assertive, trustworthy and honest.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh.70,000 - 90,000/= depending on experience
 
Deadline: 25th April 2014    
 
Applications:
 
Send your up to date CV to:  

juliet@summitrecruitment-kenya.com
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
 
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job



An exciting position has been made available in the Agriculture sector, based in Nairobi Kenya. 

The company is looking to recruit a Sales Agronomist who has strong  experience in horticulture sales and production. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • To sell agricultural laboratory services
  • Provide agronomy advice to flowers / horticulture and broad acre farmers.
Qualifications:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in agriculture, plant pathology, bio chemicals or relevant industry.
  • Must have 2-3 year experience in flowers / horticulture sales / production.
  • Must be I.T savvy.
  • Must have a valid driving license, for a minimum of  three years.
Personal Attributes:
  • Excellent communicator verbal and written.
  • Young and energetic
  • Good negotiating skills
  • Problem-solving/creativity
Monthly gross salary: Ksh.60,000 /= (Approx. 8,200 - 9,400 USD)depending on experience
 
Deadline: 25th April 2014    
 
Applications:
 
Send your up to date CV to:  

hr@summitrecruitment-kenya.com
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
 
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job
About Dotsavvy: Do you want to be a bigger fish in a smaller pond? 

Dotsavvy is a 10+ years old full service Digital Marketing Agency with strategy, content, advertising, social media, technology integration and mobile marketing capabilities. 

Our clients run the gamut from financial services, nonprofits, consumer, technology, health-care, travel, and the public sector. 

With fewer than 20 people on the team, you will have the unique opportunity to wear many hats. 

And if you want to join a Digital Marketing Agency that promotes from within, look no further.

We have a track record of cultivating internal talent. 

Front End Developer 

Responsibilities

The Front End Developer is responsible for producing the front-end of websites from designs given to them by the creative department. 

The front-end will have to be developed as a theme for Wordpress. 

The ideal candidate will be required to have the following minimum requirements:
  • Excellent with WordPress. You must have experience building websites and/or themes from scratch with WordPress.
  • PHP / MySQL. Some experience. You should be comfortable using PHP to write simple scripts to store form data and interact with WordPress.
  • Excellent with HTML5 / CSS3 / responsive design. Knowledgeable about common cross-browser issues and how to resolve them.
  • JavaScript / jQuery. intermediate experience - basic animation/user interaction. (Knowledge of CSS Framework a plus)
  • Able build websites from layered files (mostly Photoshop)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledgeable about current trends and tools
  • Experienced in UI / UX fundamentals and best practices
  • Have the ability to run tests (automated or manual) on his / her own work.
  • You will be requested to work within the Dotsavvy office from 8.30am to 5pm, weekdays.
The candidate will work with an assigned project manager to help achieve their respective objectives. 

This position reports directly to the assigned Project Manager.

The candidate will be requested to prove his / her knowledge and expertise.

Send all Applications to jobs@dotsavvyafrica.com before Friday, 18th April, 5pm EAT (East African Time). 

In your application, detail recent projects you have been involved in. 

Title your email "Application for Front-End Developer"

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

You can find out more about Dotsavvy from our web site at http://www.dotsavvyafrica.com.

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