Amref Health Africa, the largest African led international organisation on the continent, provides training and health services to over 30 countries in Africa.

Founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa to bring critical health services to remote communities, Amref Health Africa now delivers preventative, community based health care. 

With a focus on women and children, Amref Health Africa manages a full range of medical and public health programmes tackling the most critical health challenges facing the continent: maternal and child care, HIV & TB, malaria, clean water and sanitation and surgical and clinical outreach. 

AMREF Health Africa – Vacancies
Project Assistants – Laboratory Technologist – SPHLS Project
The positions reports to the Project Manager and are based in Nairobi.
Grants Assistant – Global Fund Malaria Project
The position reports to the Grants Officer and is based in Nairobi.
Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant – Global Fund Malaria Project
The position reports to the M&E Officer and is based in Nairobi.
Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant – Global Fund TB Project
The position reports to the M&E Officer and is based in Nairobi.
Assistant Database Administrator – ICT Department
The position reports to the ICT Officer and is based in Nairobi.
Procurement Assistant – Administration and Procurement Department
The position reports to the Procurment Officer and is based in Nairobi.
Please visit our website at (Get Involved) to view the jobs specifications and application process.

If you have passion for contributing to making a lasting health change in Africa and meet the job requirements, you are welcome to join a dynamic teams of professionals. Please complete the Online Application Form and attach your updated CV. 

We encourage interested candidates to submit their applications by Monday, 28th April, 2014.

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AMREF Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a nonsmoking environment policy.

You are not required to pay any fees to apply for jobs in AMREF.
At CARE International, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security. 

CARE International aims to be a global force and a partner of choice within a worldwide movement dedicated to ending poverty. 

We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. 

Women and girls are at the heart of CARE’s community-based efforts to work with others to expand access to quality education and health services, expand economic opportunities to the poorest and fight injustice and violations of human rights, including ending gender-based violence.

CARE has being operating in South Sudan since 1993 initially providing humanitarian relief to internally
displaced people. 

Currently, the goal of CARE’s crisis response is to meet the immediate needs of the most vulnerable populations, especially women and girls, affected by conflict in Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile states and support affected communities to recover from the impacts of the disaster over the medium and long term. 

The emergency response, in each of the three states (Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile) will build on existing program and technical expertise, i.e. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Health and Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH), and Livelihoods. 

To this end, Care International South Sudan is seeking to recruit the following positions;
1. Area Manager ( Health and Nutrition)
2. Food Security and Livelihoods Advisor
3. Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Manager
4. Nutrition Advisor
5. Program Quality Coordinator
6. Program Support Manager (02 field based)
7. Project Manager – Food Security and Livelihoods
8. Project Manager WASH
9. Sexual Reproductive Health Advisor
10. WASH Advisor
11. Assistant Country Director – Program Quality
(Detailed Job Descriptions can be found by clicking on the website :
If you think that you might be that person, we would like to hear from you. 

Please apply online at: ensuring you include a cover letter explaining how you meet the profile and why this opportunity excites you. 

South Sudanese’s Nationals and qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Closing date is 7th May 2014. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Embu University College, a Constituent College of the University of Nairobi, invites applications from qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following vacant positions:


Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree from a recognized University in any of the following areas: Ecology, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Agroforestry, Soil Science, Agriculture, Horticulture, Natural Resources, and Environment. 

In addition, applicants must also:
  • Have at least twelve (12) years of University teaching as Lecturer and above, three (3) of which as full time Associate Professor.
  • Have successfully supervised at least six (6) masters and two (2) PhD students since being appointed Associate Professor.
  • Have published at least six (6) articles in refereed journals since being appointed Associate Professor.
  • Show evidence of successfully securing at least two (2) research grants since being appointed Associate Professor.
  • Show evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
  • Show evidence of active participation in departmental activities and leadership.
  • Show evidence of continued research.
Registrar (Planning, Administration and Finance) Re-advertised   

The Registrar (Planning, Administration and Finance) the incumbent will be in charge of Forecasting, Planning and providing overall supervision of infrastructural development of the University.  

The ideal candidate should have a PhD Degree preferably in the field of Management, Finance or Planning or equivalent qualification from a recognized University.  

In addition, the applicants should:
  • Have at least ten (10) years of relevant administrative/management experience in a senior level preferably in a University.
  • Be able to demonstrate skills and abilities in effective leadership, team management, proactive problem solving, interpersonal and effective communication including negotiating, networking and public relations.
  • Be able to pay attention to accuracy and detail, demonstrate orientation towards university advancement, able to effectively coordinate various internal and external players for quality service delivery and ability to multi- task.
  • Be conversant with modern management techniques, including relevant aspects of Information Technology.
  • Holders of a Master’s Degree in the relevant area and possess the above qualities will also be considered.
Finance Officer

The Finance Officer is responsible for developing financial and accounting policies, systems and processes, tax and regulatory requirements, payroll systems and processes and financial controls and annual business plans, as well as providing leadership and coaching to all finance and accounting staff.

Applicants must be holders of At least a Master’s degree majoring in Finance or Accounting or equivalent qualification from a recognized University. 

In addition they must:
  • Have a Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or any other equivalent qualification.
  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years’ relevant work experience three (3) of which should be at a senior level in a large organization.
  • Have CPA (K) or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge in accounting packages such as SAP, Sage, Pastel, Tally and Quick-books.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of computers.
  • Be a member of the relevant professional body.
  • Have experience in managing a team and building capacity.
Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for routine accounting and record keeping, data processing, reporting, cash flow, budgetary controls, forecasting, financial analysis and payroll.

Applicants must be holders of at least a Master’s degree majoring in Accounting or equivalent qualification from a recognized University. 

In addition they must:
  • Have a Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or any other equivalent qualification
  • Have a minimum of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience three (3) of which as an Accountant in a large organization.
  • Have CPA (K) or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge in accounting packages such as SAP, Sage, Pastel, Tally and Quick-books.
  • Be a member of the relevant professional body.
  • Have experience in managing a team.
Medical Officer
The Medical Officer will be responsible for provision of quality health care to all staff and students in the University and work closely with other staff in the Health Unit and Management in providing support and guidance on health matters.

Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor of Medicine degree in Human Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) or equivalent qualification from a recognized University. 

In addition they should:
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years’ relevant work experience in a large hospital setting.
  • Be licensed to practice medicine by the Kenya Medical and Dentists Practitioners Board
  • Have experience in managing a team and building capacity.
  • Be conversant with relevant computer based health management systems.
  • Have knowledge of laws and regulations governing medical practices in Kenya
Registered Nurse

The incumbent will be expected to administer nursing care to the University community, assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.

The applicants must be holders of KCSE C+/KCE DIV III and above.  

They must have a Diploma in Nursing from KMTC or any other recognized institution.  

In addition they must;
  • Have at least three (3) years’ post qualification experience in a busy hospital setting.
  • Be registered and hold a valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Possess good Nursing skills in areas such as medication prescriptions and administration, emergency handling, patient care, and physical examination among others.
  • Have postgraduate qualification/short courses in various medical fields.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of relevant computer packages.
Estates Manager (Re-advertised)

Applicants must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Building, Civil Engineering, Quantity Survey or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.  

In addition they must have;
  • At least five (5) year’s relevant post qualification experience at a Senior level in an Estates Department of a large organization.
  • Experience in conducting site surveys and evaluating prefeasibility and feasibility studies.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in carrying out civil works and evaluating drawings and specifications for projects.
  • Proven track record in managing a large team of construction and maintenance personnel.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft project softwares
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body.
  • Those in possession of a Master’s degree in the relevant field will have an added advantage.
Housekeeper (Re-advertised)

Applicants must be holders of KCSE C+/KCE DIV III and above.  

They must have a Higher National Diploma in Institutional Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.  

In addition they must:
  • Have at least three years relevant work experience in housekeeping preferably in an institution of Higher Learning.
  • Have a proven track record in managing a large team of accommodation personnel.
  • Show evidence of computer literacy.
  • Those with a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant area or an Ordinary Diploma with five (5) years’ experience will be considered.
The incumbent will be expected to coordinate office activities and perform secretarial duties in a busy office.

The ideal candidates must be holders of KCSE C+/KCE DIV III and above. 

They must have at least a Diploma in Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.  

In addition they must:
  • Have at least three (3) years relevant work experience as a Secretary in a busy office preferably in an institution of Higher Learning.
  • Demonstrate competence in preparing and maintaining office records, reports, and correspondence.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer based office management systems.
  • Those with a Higher National Diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant area will have an added advantage.
Architectural Draftsman

The person holding this position is responsible for providing design support and assistance for all in-house buildings and related projects and liaising with contract crews on construction projects.

The applicants must be holders of KCSE C+/KCE DIV III and above. 

They must have at least a Diploma in Architectural Drawing/Building and Construction/Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.  

In addition they must:
  • Have at least three (3) years relevant work experience as a Draftsman in a large organization.
  • Demonstrate competency in the application of architectural software such as ArchiCAD and AutoCAD.
  • Demonstrate technical capacity, communication skills, problem Solving, analytical skills and thoroughness
  • Be registered by the relevant professional body.
Interested applicants should send ten (10) copies of their application, accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, National ID Card, current payslip (if any) and other testimonials.  

They should also give their mobile numbers, email address and names of three (3) referees who should send their recommendation letters directly in sealed envelopes.  

Application together with referee letters should reach the undersigned not later than Friday, 25th April, 2014

The Principal,
Embu University College,
P.O. Box 6-60100,
Embu, Kenya.

  • Only qualified and shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Those who had applied need not apply again for the same position.
Embu University College is an equal opportunity employer. 

The Physically Challenged are encouraged to apply.

Mununga Tea Factory Co. Ltd is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified, dynamic and self motivated person to fill the following vacant position.

Plant / Mechanical Technician

Reporting to the Factory Unit Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:-
  • Maintaining a comprehensive preventive maintenance schedule for the entire factory unit and its fleet of vehicles;
  • Allocating duties and supervising both machinery and fleet maintenance teams;
  • Diagnosing faults and ensuring timely repairs of the factory machinery, equipment and its fleet of vehicles;
  • Requisitioning and verifying of quality spares ordered both for machinery and fleet maintenance;
  • Writing technical reports on plant and fleet maintenance;
  • Timely scheduling of statutory maintenance and repairs of both steam boilers and diesel generators;
  • Installation and commissioning of new machinery.
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications, skills & experience:-
  • ‘O’ Level Division II or KCSE ‘C’ Plain or above;
  • Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) from a recognized institution;
  • At least five (5) years experience gained in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the tea industry;
  • Computer literacy.
Interested candidates who meet the minimum requirements for this job are requested to send their applications accompanied with detailed CVs, copies of testimonials/certificates, names and addresses of at least three (3) referees to the address below to reach not later than 30th April 2014.

Factory Unit Manager,
Mununga Tea Factory Co. Ltd,
P. O. Box 955-10300,


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Maseno University

Vacancy Re-Advertisement

Maseno University, a premier public university located 25KM North-West of the city of Kisumu on the Kisumu - Busia road, invites applications from suitably qualified and experience persons with excellent credentials to fill the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor,Administration, Finance and Development.


Applicants for this position must meet the following minimum qualifications:
  • Be at least an Associate Professor with an earned PhD or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Have at least 10 years academic management experience in posts such as Deputy Principal of a Constituent College, Principal of a Campus, Dean / Director of a Faculty / School.
  • Possess an outstanding and internationally recognized scholarship record evidenced by at least 10 refereed journal publications, University level books! book chapters in the last five years. One book chapter is equivalent to one refereed journal publication and one University level book is equivalent to two refereed journal publications.
  • Demonstrate resource mobilization through project grants and awards with a minimum of 3 grants of Ksh 10 Million each in the last five years.
  • Must have supervised Masters and Doctorate students (at least 3 Doctorates and 5 Masters)
  • Have a graduate qualification in management.
  • Have a good understanding of University functions and knowledge of applicable financial and governance instruments.
  • Demonstrate awareness of prevailing and emerging factors shaping the development of University education.
  • Have a proven record of success in expansion of physical facilities necessary for strategic growth of University education.
  • Have skills in computer literacy with proficiency in supportive applications including Microsoft.
  • Be of high ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.
  • Meet the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya.
Duties and Responsibilities

He / She shall
  • Make proposals for development of policies on Human Resource, administrative, finance and development matters.
  • Oversee the implementation of policies ¡n bullet one above.
  • Manage the budgeting process of the University.
  • Coordinate and oversee the procurement process.
  • Oversee projects and prepare periodic status reports.
  • Review physical and infrastructure development of the University.
  • Prepare reports on implementation of procurement processes.
  • Review academic and administration staff establishment.
  • Review and submit reports on the status of central services.
  • Prepare and submit relevant and statutory reports on the division.
Terms and Conditions

The successful candidate shall receive remuneration package which includes basic salary, house allowance and medical cover as per Maseno University Terms and Condition of Service.

Ten (10) copies of the application including testimonials, supported by detailed Curriculum Vitae of the applicant’s academic, professional qualifications, work experience and names of three referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant s competence / qualifications, Clearance Certificates from KRA, HELB, Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission and Certificate of Good Conduct, should be sent to the address below on or before 7th May, 2014.

Maseno University Council
P.O Box 101 766-00101

Or be physically dropped at the Maseno University Liaison Office at United Kenya Club, Nairobi.

Applicants should inform their referees to submit their reference letters directly to the above address.

Female Gender and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Expression of Interest (EOI) for National Civil and Maintenance Works Contractors
Tullow Oil. plc is a Iarge independent oil and gas exploration company and is a constituent of the London FTSE100. The Group has over 85 licenses in more than 20 countries, with operations in Africa, Europe, South Asia and South America.
Tullow Kenya B.V., a subsidiary of Tullow Oil. pIc, is the operator in six license Blocks in Northern and Western Kenya. Over the coming years Tullow will be carrying out an intensive exploration and appraisal program with multiple drilling rigs.
In order to support the exploration activities a significant number of Civil. Works and Maintenance Contractors are required to carry out civil works related to construction and maintenance of well sites, airstrips, camps, roads, and site restoration works.
H.P. Gauff Ingenieure have been appointed by Tullow Kenya B.V. to invite Expressions of Interest from Civil Engineering and Building Construction Companies registered and operating in Kenya for possible engagement for provision of these services.

Contractors already working with TuIlow Kenya B.V. are required to reapply for this Expression of Interest.

Shortlisting will be based on Contractors meeting all the following minimum pass/fail criteria regarding the Contractor’s general and particular experience, personnel, equipment capabilities, financial position and having in place EHS/QA systems.
To be considered for shortlisting the Contractor shall meet the following minimum criteria:
1. Average annual turnover as prime contractor (defined as billing for works in progress and completed) over the last 3 years of Ksh. 500 million.
2. Successful experience as prime contractor in the execution of at least two projects (such as well pads, camps, compacted lay down areas and construction of rural roads) of an equivalent nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract within the last 3 years, project value exceeding Ksh. 100 million
3. Active in construction contracts in the role of contractor, subcontractor, or management contractor for at least the past 5 years.
4. The Contractor shall demonstrate that they have access to, or have available, liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means sufficient to meet the construction cash flow estimated as Ksh. 100 million net of the contractor’s commitments for other contracts.
5. The audited balance sheets for the last 3 years demonstrating the soundness of the Contractor’s financial position, showing long-term profitability.
6. The Contractor should own or have assured access to (through hire, lease, purchase agreement) or other means, adequate equipment resources in full working order, and must demonstrate that, based on known commitments, they will be available for use in the proposed works.
7. The Contractor must have suitably qualified personnel to execute the works. This should be reflected in an organogram which shows the categories of personnel presently employed clearly identifying the interlinking with key and management personnel, including CVs of Technical key staff, such as Civil Engineers, Site foremen, Works Inspectors, EHS personnel.
8. The Contractor must have an accredited Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) system and a Quality Assurance (QA) system in use for his day to day operations.
In addition Contractors are required to provide the following information:
1. Company Registration Documents/Articles of Association
2. Proof of Registration with National Construction Authority
3. Proof of Registration with Ministry of Roads, Category D (Ksh. 100-250 million) or above
4. Kenya Revenue Authority Tax Compliance Certificates (PINNAT/Tax Clearance)
5. Company Profile
6. Testimonials from Consultants and Clients on projects completed successfully
7. Define the extent, if any, of non-Kenyan nationals employed
8. Confirm willingness to work in the areas of operation in the Turkana Area, Northern Kenya. If the Contractor is not already established in the area of operation, they should express their willingness to establish a facility in this area.

Interested Contractors are requested to submit their Expression of Interest in electronic format as a single file by email. to:, after which a comprehensive pre-qualification questionnaire will be issued only to those shortlisted.

For the attention of: 

The Director, Special Projects 
H. P. Gauff Ingenieure, 
Nairobi, Kenya 
(Tel. 020 4445288 / 0737 444441)

Your response should be received not later than 09/05/2014, 1600hrs, local time.

Reference: Expression of Interest for National Civil and Maintenance Works Contractors

Disaster Risk Management Coordinator
Grade to be confirmed
Date of issue: 16-04-2014 

Closing date (Geneva time zone): 30-04-2014
Duty station: Nairobi 

Country: Kenya
Duration: 12 months 

Category of Staff: Delegate 

Grade: To be determined
Vacancy No: IFRC00080
Background: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 189 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

Organizational Context: The Secretariat of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is organized into four Business groups in Geneva and five Business Groups in the field, namely the Zone Offices for Africa, Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and Middle East and North Africa (MENA). 

The Africa Zone Business Group is organized through regional representations covering the National Societies in Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, West Coast, Sahel and Central Africa as well as country representations in Ethiopia, Sudan, Republic of South Sudan, Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia and Zimbabwe.
The Eastern Africa Region is characterized by the complexity of slow and rapid onset emergencies, with some of the worst humanitarian statistics in the world. 

The national Societies in the region have been engaged in humanitarian operations responding to various types of disasters while also undertaking initiatives to build community resilience and addressing underlying causes. 

The National Societies of the region are also at various levels of capacities and face different challenges, which require IFRC, support in program, organizational development, humanitarian diplomacy, and reporting and resource mobilization. 

The region has been a focus for humanitarian actors, which require IFRC engagement in coordination and advocacy to influence humanitarian and development agendas.
Job Purpose: To support the coordination of efficient and effective IFRC support to capacity building of host National Societies in disaster preparedness in part, using relevant key indicators of the framework of the Characteristics of a Well-Prepared National Society (CWPNS). In doing so they provide leadership for the organizational development of National Societies of East Africa in the field of Disaster Management. 

To achieve this aim, the Regional Risk Management Coordinator works collectively and closely with the East Africa Programme team and zone leadership and technical units and country offices (particularly disaster management colleagues) and national societies, to significantly improve the level of preparedness of National Societies of the region to small, medium-size and large-scale disaster be they natural, man-made or complex emergencies. 

The Regional Risk Management Coordinator is the main point of contact for participating National Societies and external partners on all issues related to capacity building in Disaster Preparedness.
The Regional Risk Management Coordinator delegate will be expected to spend a large amount of time in the countries of the region in order to provide this technical support and encouragement. 

More specifically, the Regional Risk Management Coordinator will take the lead in and focus particularly on the DM capacity-building of National Societies of Madagascar, Ethiopia and Somalia, and will coordinate with other Movement partners around the DM capacity-building for Kenya, Uganda, Sudan and South Sudan, and at the same time, will devise a regional strategy/approach to supporting response preparedness for the remaining countries of the region.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Technical Accompaniment:
  • Support National Societies in identifying the blockages that prevent the effective and efficient implementation of disaster response operations
  • Assist in the design of an implementation plan to overcome these blockages and build organizational capacity
  • Provide technical advice on the implementation of the selected actions and refinement of existing NS processes
  • Facilitate the provision of further technical expertise where needed for the areas identified
  • Provide technical guidance in the revision of national framework and policies
  • Provide technical guidance in the local contextualization of existing tools
  • Provide technical advice on the revision, and testing, of contingency plans
  • Provide technical advice on the linking of early warning systems to community responders
  • Assist in the integration of disaster risk reduction, volunteer management and beneficiary accountability into standard disaster response processes
  • Support the strengthening of disaster response management and implementation skills at all levels of the NS, including facilitating training if necessary
  • Support the process of securing senior NS commitment to address key disaster response issues.
  • Provide technical guidance on the refinement of NS implementation processes
  • Provide advice on NS disaster preparedness proposal development and support NS and country delegations in securing funds for disaster preparedness
  • capacity building implementation
  • Guide the IFRC Country Delegations in supporting the NS to implement national level disaster preparedness programmes
  • Oversee the technical development of any tools, guidelines or training curriculums that may be needed
  • Relevant degree level qualification or extensive professional experience in related field
  • Basic Delegates Training Course, IMPACT or equivalent knowledge
  • 5 years experience of working for a humanitarian aid organisation in disaster management, and ideally in disaster preparedness in developing countries.
  • 5 years experience of analysing, planning, and managing preparedness for response, development programmes and resources
  • 3 years experience of managing, coaching, and supporting staff
  • Experience of planning and managing finances and budgets
  • Experience of acting in a senior representational role
  • Experience of working for the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement is preferred
Knowledge, skills and languages
  • Self-supporting in computers (Windows, spreadsheets, word-processing)
  • Valid international driving licence (manual gears)
  • Strong skills in general administration, oral and written communication
  • Skills in Monitoring and evaluation
Competencies and values
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Communication
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • National Society and Customer Relations
  • Building Trust
  • Managing Staff Performance
  • Managing Staff Development
  • Empowering Others
The Federation is an equal opportunity employer.

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