Nikkon Success Kenya Ltd. deals with the distribution and sale of electrical and electronics products such as Street Lanterns, Highbay and Lowbay Lights, Floodlights, Energy Saver Bulbs, Electronic Gensets, Automatic Voltage Stabilizers among others.

We are currently looking for capable and highly motivated individuals to fill the following vacancies:
 
Accountant
  • Graduate from any recognized University, CPA (K) or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Proficiency in computer application packages and QuickBooks.
  • Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a team with excellent writing and verbal skills
  • Confidential, honest and diligent individual.
Storekeeper
  • Graduate from any recognized university or High Diploma in stores Management.
  • 3 years increasingly responsible experience working in a busy warehouse or store.
  • Ability to work in a team and to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting, bending, standing, climbing or walking on a consistent basis.
Sales Manager
  • Degree in Marketing or any other related field.
  • At least 5 years in a busy environment with excellent writing and verbal skills
  • Responsible for the marketing of company products and services to the right market
  • Be able to demonstrate technical marketing skills and company product knowledge.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Be able to manage and direct other sales staff in the company
Sales Person
  • Diploma in Marketing or any other related field.
  • At least 5 years in a busy environment with excellent writing and verbal skills
  • Responsible for the marketing of company products and services to the right market
  • Be able to demonstrate technical marketing skills and company product knowledge.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply
If you are looking for a challenge and career growth and want to be part of our team, send your CV, Cover Letter and Certificates indicating availability and current remuneration not later than 5th May 2014 to vacansk@gmail.com. 

Successful applicants will be notified through email by 8th May 2014.



Kenya Water Industry Association seeks to recruit a visionary, dynamic and innovative Kenyan Citizen to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer

Suitably qualified candidates a re invited to apply for the position.

Duties and Responsibilities: As the Association’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), you will be responsible for the implementation of the Boards decisions in a result oriented and timely manner to achieve the Association’s goals, objectives and agreed performance targets.

Basic Qualifications and Experience:

  • At least a B.Sc. Degree from a recognized university, in education or any other field relevant to the mandate of the Association.
  • Experience of at least 20 (twenty) years in any of the Government / parastatal bodies concerned with water industry.
Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials in a sealed envelope clearly marked at the top “Application for the position of Chief Executive Officer” and addressed to:

The Chairman,
Kenya Water Industry Association,
P.O Box 40859 - 00100, 
Nairobi.
 
Or send by email to info@kwia.co.ke
 
The applications should reach on or before May 15th, 2014
Exciting Regional Career Opportunity

Are you a certified computer programmer with strong finance background? 

Are you a self driven person yet at the same time a strong team player? 

Are you highly analytical and do you think outside the box? 

If YES then please read on...
 
Our client, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) S.A., one of the world’s leading shipping companies with strong presence in the African Continent, seeks to fill the post of Assistant Regional IT - Finance Controller

Reporting directly to the Head of Controlling Eastern, Southern& Western Africa, you will be based in MSC representative head office in Mombasa with up to 50% travel within the region.
 

Your specific responsibilities will include;
  • Overseeing the agencies’ in-house ERP system in the region
  • Driving the information systems agenda of the agencies especially as regards to adoption of new technologies
  • Reviewing all business processes in collaboration with all departmental heads, making sure that they are as lean as possible, and where need be craft alternative process flows.
  • Project ownership for all new IS projects, overseeing the process analysis and design, gap analysis, functional system design and specifications, system configuration, development of system tests and procedures, parallel runs as well as keeping the project documentation.
  • Providing key decisions support, monitoring risks and involvement in creating the mitigation plans
  • Ensuring that ITGCs meet the standard IS audit and best practice requirements in the region.
  • Complementing finance decisions that aim at revenue optimization and costs reduction.
  • Driving quality, testing and delivery of system modifications.
To fit into this role you are expected to;
  • Have played the role of the project lead for at least one full cycle implementation of any of the leading ERP systems for a mid-sized or large organization
  • Possess the ability to manage multiple projects and be able to quickly adjust to changing priorities
  • Have outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Be a strong team player, very self-driven individual who requires very little supervision.
  • Be naturally curious, especially with data patterns.
You should also have;
  • An undergraduate degree in either; Business administration, Information Technology, Engineering or a related technical field
  • Three years of experience working with ERP systems - Be a certified consultant preferably with Oracle, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics or Sage 500
  • Very good knowledge of Finance - ACCA or CPA qualification will be a plus.
  • Working experience as a computer programmer for at least one year, preferably on the Oracle forms.
  • Good working experience with report writing tools such as Crystal Reports, and excellent on SQL.
  • Basic understanding of web programming environment
  • Working knowledge of French and/or Portuguese will be a plus.
If you are confident this position suits you, send your application to info@inspirationsconsult.com, by 9th May 2014, quoting ASSISTANT REGIONAL IT- FINANCE CONTROLLER on the subject line.

Please provide your curriculum vitae containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position and current and expected remuneration. Include telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, names and addresses of three referees.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Vacancies: HR & Admin Manager, Internal Auditor, andFinancial Accountant
 
Kericho Water and Sanitation Co. Ltd

Opportunity in the County Government of Kericho

Kericho Water & Sanitation Company Limited (KEWASCO) is a Private Company established under the company‘s Act CAP 486, Laws of Kenya and is wholly owned by the County Government of Kericho. 

Incorporated in October 1997, we have been contracted by Lake Victoria South Water Services Board to provide Water & Sanitation services within Kericho County. 

This is through a Service Provision Agreement (SPA).

Our vision is to be a Model of Excellence in Water and Sanitation Services provision in the sector and indeed we ranked No.5 out of 65 in Urban Water Utilities in WASREB’s Impact Report of 2011/2012. 

This was to a large extent driven by the effective implementation of automated systems, in particular setting and implementation of GIS System, Efficient Billing, Accounting and Customer Management Systems. 

Our mission is to optimally provide adequate, safe, reliable water and sanitation services to our customers at a commercially sustainable level: to this end we plan to implement world class performance, quality and efficiency management systems including ISO, Six Sigma, the Balanced Scorecard to mention but a few.

To support the implementation of these initiatives, we are seeking to fill the following positions with customer service oriented, qualified and experienced individuals who seek to be part of a results oriented team.

Human Resources & Administration Manager (Re-Advertisement)
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, you will provide guidance in overall Human Resource and Administration management, ensuring that KEWASCO has in place the appropriate, skilled and well-motivated workforce and administrative support that can deliver our mandate.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Formulate, enforce and regularly update the human resource and administration policies including terms and conditions of service and staff welfare
  • Support the organisation with manpower planning and participate in the recruitment, selection and placement activities, ensuring employees are properly oriented on joining KEWASCO.
  • Effectively manage the staff welfare including medical, pension and other benefit ensuring cost effectiveness overall efficiency
  • Manage employee relations throughout the organisation including union matters, grievance handling and staff motivation programmes
  • Train the line managers and supervisors on labour and human resources management issues and provide advisory services as and when required.
  • Support the performance management process by continuously updating job descriptions and coordinating the appraisal process as well as implementation of post appraisal activities such as training and development
  • Manage departmental staff performance, development, training and motivation for effectiveness
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social science, Human Resource Management, Business Administration or equivalent from a recognized University, a Diploma in Human Resource Management and a registered member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM): a Master’s and or CPS (K), will be an added advantage
  • 7 years working experience, 3 of which should be at management level, preferably in the water sector.
  • Experience of union management and CBA negotiations is essential as is human resources planning, recruitment, training and development and performance management
  • Experience of developing and or implementing human resources information systems is a definite advantage
  • Excellent people, interpersonal and communication skills.
Internal Auditor (Re-Advertisement)
 
Reporting to the Board Audit & Risk Management Committee with a dotted line to the Managing Director, you will assure the integrity of the Company assets, the quality of management decisions and the mitigation of fraud and risk by ensuring the existence of appropriate systems and internal controls.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and continuously review an internal audit manual and enforce compliance with standards acceptable to the external auditors.
  • Develop and implement internal audit, strategies and operating plans that reflect the longer-term corporate goals and priorities established by the Company.
  • Work closely with external auditors, agreeing time frames for the annual statutory audit, pre-audit activities, and on the implementation of audit recommendations
  • Regularly carry out detailed risk assessment and internal audits on computer and other operating systems to ensure reliability and integrity of financial and operating information, advising the Board and Management on appropriate action
  • Carry out special investigations on apparent breaches of internal controls, fraud, etc and making recommendations to eliminate identified weaknesses 
  • Discuss internal and external audit recommendations with the Corporate Management Team (CMT), incorporate into the audit plan and follow up on implementation.
  • Ensure that all fixed and current assets are accounted for on a regular basis through regular checks, including physical counts.
  • Manage departmental staff performance, development, training and motivation for effectiveness
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting Finance or Business Administration (Accounting option) from a reputable University and a member of CIA or any other internationally recognized Accounting and/or Auditing body of good standing.
  • A Certified Internal Systems Auditor (CISA) will have a definite advantage.
  • 5+ years post – qualification experience in the profession, 3 of which should be in Audit at a Senior Level in a busy commercial environment or a reputable Audit Firm.
  • Experience of auditing ERP systems and conversant with Water Billing Systems (M@jics Billing Software) & Sage Pastel Evolution and will be an added advantage.
  • Proven people management experience.
  • Have strong communication, interactional and leadership skills.
Financial Accountant
 
Reporting to the Commercial & Finance Manager, you will be responsible for the maintenance of the General Ledger and all Accounting Information necessary for the preparation of Financial Statements.
 
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation of accurate, complete and valid financial records that are in conformance to reporting standards and are in adherence to financial policies and procedures
  • Computation and preparation of tax returns and payments of statutory/regulatory fees to relevant authorities
  • Analyzing business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations to support the budgeting and forecasting decisions.
  • Preparation of various monthly, quarterly, half-yearly & annual management and financial reports are required by the business
  • Support the cash flow management process through timely bank reconciliation, cash statements preparation and other general ledger reconciliations
  • Supervise and manage the maintenance of petty cash including monitoring and charging the individual imprest balance(s) to the monthly payroll
  • Oversee asset management records and capitalization • Oversee a team of accounts/finance staff performance, development and training
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • A Business degree with a specialization in Accounting or Finance plus full professional qualification (CPA, ACCA) with membership ICPAK or any other internationally recognized Accounting body of good standing.
  • At least 3 years progressive experience in a busy Commercial/Finance environment.
  • Must have used an Integrated Accounting (ERP) System. Knowledge and Experience of Sage-Pastel Evolution ERP will be a definite advantage.
  • Highly accountable, self-motivated, task-oriented with an excellent sense of priority, logic and objectivity and the ability to deliver results with minimum supervision.
  • Strong communication skills, high levels of attention to detail, strong analytical skills, highly organized and with high levels of discretion
Terms of Service
 
The Positions of Human Resources & Administration Manager and that of the Internal Auditor on a 3- Year Renewable Contract based on satisfactory performance.
 
The Position of Financial Accountant is Permanent and Pensionable.
 
Interested candidates must:
  • Have demonstrated thorough understanding the National Goals, Policies and Development Objectives including the Kenya Vision 2030;
  • Have leadership and management capacity including knowledge of Financial Management and Strategic people management; and
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.
How to Apply
 
Applications should include a cover letter that demonstrates why you are the best candidate for the position you are applying for, a detailed up-to-date CV and photocopies of relevant testimonials, current and expected remuneration package, the names and addresses of three professional referees, an e-mail address and telephone number, and two (2) coloured passport size photos.

Individuals who had applied for the positions of Human Resources & Administration Manager or the Internal Auditor previously advertised need NOT apply since your Applications are already on our Database.

Applications must be sent via email to:-cmt2recruit@kewasco.co.ke 

addressed to:

The Managing Director
Kericho Water & Sanitation Co. Ltd
P O Box 1379 – 20200, 
Kericho

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Closing date: 9th May, 2014 at 5:00pm.

This recruitment is being supported by: Adept Systems, Management Consultants

Please visit our website www.kewasco.co.ke for more information.



Vacancy: Remote Sensing Officer 

Introduction: The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) was established in Nairobi, Kenya in 1975 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. 

It is an intergovernmental organization and currently has twenty (20) member States, namely: Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

RCMRD’s main mission is to promote sustainable development through generation, application and dissemination of geo-information and allied ICT services and products in the member States and beyond. 

The main Geoinformation technologies promoted by RCMRD are Geographic Information System (GIS), Satellite Remote Sensing, Global Positioning System (GPS) and Information Technology (IT). 

RCMRD is also vigorously involved in the promotion of the development of National Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) in its member states and in Africa.
 
Since establishment, RCMRD has been instrumental in capacity development in resource surveys, mapping, remote sensing, GIS and natural resources assessment and management in Africa. RCMRD implements projects on behalf of its member States and development partners as well as undertaking advisory services, research and development activities.
 
RCMRD is desirous to fill the following position:
 
Remote Sensing Officer (Pl/P2)

Duties and responsibilities:
 
Under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Remote Sensing, Geo-information Systems and Mapping, the incumbent will carry out the following functions:
  • Lead the remote sensing and environmental management section in supervising and implementing projects and capacity development activities.
  • Initiate Work Plans and prepare Budgets
  • Identify opportunities and write and submit project proposals for funding
  • Provide advisory services and technical support in the integrated use of remote sensing in member States
  • Promote the application and use of remote sensing in member States and to other stakeholders
  • Carry out research and project services in the application and use of remote sensing technologies for sustainable development
  • Ensure quality control and assurance of production work; and
  • Assess the capacity development needs of member states in the field of remote sensing and earth observation and prepare/review training curriculum and training materials
Requirements:
 
The ideal candidate must have:
  • Msc in Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Geomantics, Environmental Science and GIS with at least 5 years practical work experience in the field of Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Geomantics, Environmental Management and GIS. Or;
  • BSc in Geomatics, Earth Science, Environmental Science or Geography with at least 10 years practical work experience as Remote Sensing Expert.
Contract duration: Three (3) years renewable.

Remuneration
 
Salary Scale: The salaries for the above position are consolidated and are in the range of: PI/P2 : USD$ 23,685 - USD$ 43,841 p.a.

Entry point for the position will be determined by qualifications and experience.
 
Benefits: These include contributory provident fund with both parties contributing 7% of monthly basic salary towards the fund, gratuity at the rate of 10% of annual basic salary based on successful completion of the contract and a staff contributory group medical scheme to a maximum of five (5) family members.

Applicants for this position must be nationals of the RCMRD’s member States only.

Applications should be addressed to:

Director General
RCMRD
P.0 Box 632, 00618, Ruaraka
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Tel: +254 20 2680722/2680748
 
Fax: +254 20 2680747
 
E-mail: rcmrd@rcmrd.org
 
to reach him not later than 15th August 2014.



Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport & Infrastructure, established under the Civil Aviation Act 2013. 

The Authority is in the process of constructing its head office funded by the World Bank under Kenya Transport Sector Support Project (KTSSP) and is seeking to recruit a qualified Clerk of Works to oversee the daily activities of the project on behalf of the Authority. 

The Clerk of Works will be engaged on a contract term for a period of Twenty Seven (27) Months.
Ref: ENG/HQP/33/I3
 

Department / Section: Engineering
 
Reports To: Project Coordinator (KCAA Component of KTSSP project Credit No. 4926-KE)
 
Job Purpose: To oversee the daily activities of the project on behalf of the Authority.
 
Scope of Work / Duties / Responsibilities
  • Liaise with the project coordinator and/or Consultant on the general supervision and matters related to the project;
  • Maintain the day to day site diaries showing all records and make arrangements with the contractor for material tests at various stages of the construction progress;
  • Familiarize with all the relevant drawings and written instructions, checking them, and using them as a reference when inspecting work and identification of any errors or omissions;
  • Examine and ensure conformity to the specifications of all workmanship and materials and record the same appropriately and also ensure site instructions issued to the contractor are recorded and adhered to;
  • Keep accurate records of all provisional items, depths of excavations, fills etc and cross checking the same with drawings, details and bills of quantities specifications;
  • Compile site weekly reports;
  • Coordinate defects liability period repairs.
Qualifications
  • Must be in possession of at least a National Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering;
  • Must have knowledge and competency in information and communication technology and use of MS project. 
  • Proficiency in use of AutoCAD, ArchCAD etc will be an added advantage;
Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience gained in site supervision of Building Works. 
  • A strong preference will be accorded to applicants who possess experience pertaining to site supervision of construction works of office buildings.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Must have high level of integrity and prudence, ability to multitask, ready to work long hours and be able to perform under pressure;
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and make reports
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the reference No. on the envelope and application letter, attaching copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and a detailed updated curriculum vitae, giving among others, details of day time contacts and full contacts of three professional referees to the address below, to be received not later than 2nd May 2014. 

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are encouraged to apply.
 
The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
KAA Complex - JKIA
P.O. Box 30163 - 00100
Nairobi
 
Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.



USAID – KAVES is a five year Agriculture program implemented by Fintrac Inc. The overall goal of the project is to increase the productivity and incomes of smallholders and other actors along the dairy, horticulture and staple crops value chains.

Our objectives include increasing competitiveness, introducing innovative technologies and building the capacity of local organizations and companies through strategic partnerships. Applications are invited for the following positions:

1. Market Analyst
 
One of USAID-KAVES objective is to create valuable market linkages, develop alternative business models that enable commodity buyers to buy locally, and expand private sector provision of services. 

To accomplish these objectives, the project requires comprehensive and up-to-date market information, including prices, volumes, and trends. 

The production of market analyses and pricing reports will assist USAID-KAVES and its partners to make informed decisions, and to provide accurate information to partners. 

For this to be achieved, we seek a Market Analyst to collect, analyze and collate past and present data on demographics, imports and exports, commodity prices, traded volumes and the competitive environment from existing private and public sources.

Qualification, experience and key skill
  • Holder of a bachelor’s of science degree in statistics, agriculture economics or agribusiness management, with a strong interest in analytical research
  • Strong statistical data analysis skills and proficiency in use of statistical software
  • High level of proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
  • Experience in agricultural market research and technical report writing
2. Communications Assistant
 
Based in Nairobi with regular travel to the field offices and will report directly to the Communications Manager.

Main roles will be to ensure timely processing of reports and assistance to the Communications Manager in the daily management of the department as well as the overall delivery of publications and other media products.

Their duties will include gathering information and editing content for bi-weekly highlights, monthly bulletins, success stories, site briefs, and other publications including video and photography

Qualification, experience and key skills
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or related field.
  • Superior English writing and communication skills and a proven ability to produce high quality publications (both print and media), including reports, presentations, and other materials.
  • 3+ years of work experience in the field of communications.
  • Capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously, independently, and to meet deadlines without compromising quality.
  • Proficiency in the MS Office Suite software applications, including Excel.
  • Experience working with agriculture or USAID a plus.
  • Experience with photography and graphic design a plus.
3. Subcontracts Assistant
 
The Subcontracts Assistant will be based in Nairobi and will report directly to the Subcontracts Manager.

They will ensure timely processing of subcontractor deliverables and payments, high quality financial reports from the subcontractors, provide them with donor regulations and compliance advice, and play a strong role in providing feedback through consultation and coordination with the Subcontracts Manager. 

Their duties will be to conduct subcontractor pre-award assessments; assist in the preparation and review of subcontractor agreements and budgets; compile required subcontractor documentation for executive approval; process and review subcontractor deliverables, invoices, and financial reports for accuracy and completeness; follow up on subcontractor compliance issues and audits and documents resolution and various other duties associated with contract implementation and compliance.

Qualification, experience and key skills
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in business Administration, Accounting or related field.
  • Professional qualifications in CPA 1 or ACCA level 1
  • A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in grants/subcontracts management in a donor funded organization.
  • Working knowledge of MS office suite skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills
  • Professional approach and willingness to learn
  • Self-starter able to work autonomously and efficiently with minimal supervision.
4. WASH Specialist
 
Based in Nairobi with regular travel to the field and reporting directly to the Chief of Party. 

He/She will provide advice and oversight on all WASH issues to the KAVES team and partners. 

They will ensure timely processing of subcontractor deliverables and payments relating to WASH activities , ensure delivery of high quality reports from subcontractors and play a key role in KAVES meeting its WASH objectives and targets.

Qualification, experience and key skills
  • Advanced university degree in water and sanitation related fields such as public health, with specialization in environmental sanitation, hygiene education, water supply or hydrogeology or other fields related is desirable.
  • Five to three years of professional work experience in international development organization, national government or the private sector.
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: rural water supply, rural sanitation, CLTS, sanitation marketing, hygiene promotion, information systems, monitoring & evaluation, WASH Sector policy and governance, knowledge management and communications.
  • Experience with institutional arrangements, institutional strengthening and capacity building in the water sector
To apply for the above positions applicants should send a motivational cover letter and resume indicating current job, qualifications, current remuneration and 3 professional referees to kenrecruit@fintrac.com on or before 8th May, 2014.



The Total Group is a leading international oil and gas company with operations in 130 countries. 

In Kenya, it has a marketing and distribution network covering the entire country.
 
Total Kenya Limited is seeking to recruit young Graduate Management Trainees (GMT) to enhance its future talent pool. 

The Trainees will join a diverse team of professionals in delivering high quality products to customers and long term value to shareholders. 

Initially, the Trainees will undergo a six (6) month training program. 

Thereafter, the training contract could be renewed subject to individual’s overall performance, up to a maximum of eighteen (18) months. 

At the end of this period, the Trainees will be evaluated for permanent employment within the company depending on opportunity.

We are interested in candidates who have attained a minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours’ degree from recognized institutions within the last two (2) years in any of the following disciplines;
  • Civil, Mechanical, Electrical or Mechatronic Engineering or related disciplines;
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, Communications, Laws (LLB) or related business fields;
  • Candidates with additional qualifications will have an added advantage.
In addition, candidates should have the following attributes:
  • Intellectually curious and a self-starter;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Team player and leadership qualities;
  • Must also be computer literate.
Applicants should send CV and motivation letter, quoting job ref. number 119/BO/FN, to: gmt@khigroup.com

Closing date for receipt of applications; 7th May 2014.

Total Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.



SEEDCO, an agriculture company with subsidiaries across Africa involved in the breeding, production, processing, marketing and distribution of agricultural seeds has a vacancy in Kenya for the position of Sales & Marketing Manager.

Job Purpose: To expand the corporation’s scope of activities and market share, through implementing a well planned selling and marketing strategic plan.

Key Responsibilities
  • Being a key resource in representing the organization at the highest level locally.
  • Playing the primary role in recommending the organization’s selling and marketing strategic plan
  • Playing a leading role in identifying strategic partners in promotional activities and seed distribution.
  • Development of short and long term marketing plans that achieve the organization’s objectives of creating, protecting and developing value and a consistently competitive return on investment.
  • Developing and implementing a promotional and advertising campaign that maintains the visibility of the organization and promoting the brand.
  • Playing a leading role in building and maintaining relationships with Donor representatives, Government officials, partners and other stakeholders.
Job Specifications
  • Marketing degree or equivalent.
  • Selling and Sales Management diploma.
  • Clean driver’s license
Experience: Minimum of 5 years experience at senior management level in the marketing field.

Key Skills:
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal relations and communication skills
  • Honest and reliable with good moral values and behavior
Application Procedure: Qualified applicants should email their applications, attaching a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter indicating why they are interested in and qualified for the position, their current remuneration details and the names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities to a Search Committee. 

All communications relating to applications for this position should be sent to: cvs@hragency.co.ke, under the subject Sales & Marketing Manager Position.
 
Applications should be received by 5.00p.m on May 5 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Finance & Admin Officer
 
Gross Starting salary Ksh 1,800,000 per annum
 
Based: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Would you like to use your financial expertise and office management skills to help Article 19 promote freedom of expression and freedom of information in Eastern Africa? 

Your role will be a varied one including the processing and recording of financial transactions; financial reporting including that required locally, to the London office and to funders; managing relationships with suppliers and partner organisations; management of office reception and systems. 

Alongside this, you will support the Director in the coordination and recording of meetings, supervision of volunteers/interns and support other programme activities as necessary.

Ideally you will be a qualified accountant who has experience in both financial accounting and office administration. 

Fluency in written and spoken English coupled with excellent IT skills are essential, as is the ability to work accurately and efficiently within agreed deadlines and with minimal supervision.

This is an initial two year contract with the possibility of extension subject to funding. 

All applicants must already have the right to work in Kenya.

For detailed Job Description and Person Specification:
http://www.article19.org/pages/en/jobs.html?lang=en
 
Interested candidates should send a covering letter highlighting how they meet the person specification and a CV to recruitFAOKenya@article19.org 

or by post to 

The Selection Panel, 
ARTICLE 19 Kenya & East Africa, 
ACS Plaza, 3rd Floor, Lenana Road, 
PO Box 2653, 00100, 
Nairobi, Kenya.

Closing date for receipt of applications:
 By or before 5.30pm on 9th May 2014.
 
Interviews expected to be held on 14-16th May 2014
 
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.



Vacancy: Project Officer - Advocacy
 
Ref: PO/2014

The Africa Alliance of YMCAs (AAYMCA) is seeking to recruit a project officer to achieve the advocacy targets and provide technical support to the member associations’ advocacy activities and events. 

The project officer will ensure delivery based on integrity, high quality of implementation and desired impact of the programmes.
 
AAYMCA is a non-profit organization with a focus on youth development that unites YMCAs in 20 countries from across Africa in order to harness resources, share experiences and address the challenge of youth development as a continental network. 

AAYMCA was formed in 1977, is registered as an NGO in Kenya and represents the oldest and largest Pan-African NGO network in the African continent. 

The depth and breadth of AAYMCA’s work in Africa is based on the principle of developing young people for the holistic transformation of their communities, nation and the Continent. 

The Vision of the YMCAs is “empowering young people for the African Renaissance”.
 
The AAYMCA Secretariat based in Nairobi provides technical expertise to its member YMCAs; promotes cooperation within the continent and the worldwide YMCA family.
 
The Project Officer will be responsible for design and implementation of an effective Pan African advocacy strategy.

Profile of the Project Officer
  • Demonstrable experience and results in advocacy work at national or regional level
  • Demonstrated understanding of social justice and economic development priorities in Africa
  • Demonstrable understanding of key actors in advocacy in Africa and globally
  • Experience in transfer of knowledge on advocacy
  • Self-starter with ability to handle multiple tasks at a time and work well under pressure
  • Experience in working within a multicultural, multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluation processes
  • Computer literate
  • Skills in social media and management of online forums
  • Demonstrable interest and understanding of youth development priorities in Africa
  • Demonstrable networking skills
Qualifications
  • Degree from a recognized university in social sciences, development studies or law
  • A minimum of four (4) years experience in an advocacy position in a civil society organization in Africa.
The detailed job description is available at www.africaymca.org
 
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and detailed CV, including referees by 4 p.m. on 10th May 2014 to applicants@africaymca.org and specify the position and reference number.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.



A financial Institution is seeking a Senior Marketing Executive.
 
This will involve marketing existing services, developing ways to cater for consumer demand or developing markets for new services.
 
Key Competencies
  • Good communication skills
  • Creative
  • Strategic thinker
  • Result oriented
Qualifications

  • Degree in Marketing (Masters will add advantage)
Competitive Package Offered

All applications should reach us on or before 10th May 2014. 

To apply send us your CV and cover letter to nairobimarketing@gmail.com

Kindly note that, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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