Social Media Interns (3 Required)

We are looking for social media trainees from the following areas: Embakasi, Mombasa road, South C South B, Mlolongo and  Langata

Requirements
  • Must be Creative
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have a laptop, smart phone/ modem
  • Social media marketing experience highly desired
  • Graphic design and photo editing skills highly desired
  • Must have a desire to work and success
  • Must be business minded
  • Ability to work in a team and handle extra demands
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Academic Qualifications

Minimum of a diploma in Journalism, Public Relations, Sales and marketing and other related courses

To apply send a cover letter and CV to trainees254@gmail.com



Graphic Design Interns

We are looking for graphic design intern from the following areas: Embakasi, Mombasa road, South C South B, Mlolongo and Langata 

Requirements
  • Must be conversant with design softwares
  • Must be creative and keen to detail
  • Should have a laptop and design software’s
  • A passion for the internet and all things digital
  • Experience of design in advertising highly desired
  • Must have excellent photo editing skills
  • Must be business minded
  • Ability to work in a team and handle extra demands
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Academic Qualifications

Minimum diploma in a graphic design courses

To apply send a cover letter describing how you meet the above requirements, an up to date CV and samples of what you have done to trainees254@gmail.com
Job Title: Receptionist
 
Department / Project: Program Support
 
Supervisor: Administration & Facilities Officer

Job Summary: Provide excellent presentation and representation of CARE Somalia by offering excellent service to internal and external customers.

Responsibilities and Tasks
  • Ensure excellent representation of CARE Somalia through telephone and face-to-face communication.
  • Receive CARE Somalia guests, screen them and ensure they are directed to their intended destination in a courteous and polite manner.
  • Receive incoming calls within the third ring, determine the nature of the calls and direct them appropriately.
  • Receive messages on behalf of staff and communicate the same in a clear and timely manner.
  • Ensure that the reception area/lobby is at all times clean and tidy and that the CARE publications are up to date.
  • Identify any security or health risk in the reception area/lobby and inform the Administration Officer
  • Ensure the switchboard is manned at all times during office hours and ensuring lines are working with minimal downtime.
  • Provide basic information about CARE Somalia to guests
  • Ensure all calls requests by staff are made within the agreed time schedule in a professional manner.
  • Ensure staff contact list is updated regularly and shared with staff.
  • Work closely with the Administration Officer (Liaison, Travel & Facilities) to get information on staff whereabouts to enable accurate information sharing.
  • Receive Sealed Bids, issue official receipts to vendors, and place bids in the Tender Box.
  • Receive vendor invoices and provide them to procurement staff.
  • With the assistance of information technology staff, arrange teleconferences and other web-based meetings (skype, chorus-call, etc.) as required.
  • Ensure parcel delivery to couriers / staff; maintain correspondence log book
  • Report monthly on personal phone usage and send this report to your supervisor and copy the Program Support Coordinator on a monthly basis for approval; ensure all staff have telephone PIN codes
  • Coordinate Taxi requests and prepare the invoices for payment.
  • Supervise the Office Assistants and ensure that the office cleanliness is maintained, as well as keeping the gardens attended.  Supervising will entail looking at their APAA objectives on 1st July each year, and seeing that these objectives are met.
  • Perform other tasks and assignments as and when required which are consistent with your level in the organization.
Qualifications:

Education: Diploma in Business Administration/Management, Secretarial Studies or its equivalent from recognized institution. 
 
Experience: A Minimum 2 years related work experience in a busy reception / environment
 
Certificate: Noted Above
 
Competencies: Sufficient MS Office Computer Literacy.

Technical Skills
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft products and demonstrated application of computer programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, cohesive interpersonal skills, with ability to work under pressure and deal with people of varied orientations.
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions and establish and maintain good working relationships with guests, other employees and the general public.
  • Planning and organization skills
  • Basic appreciation of internal control systems
Decision Making Authority: Upon delegated authority
 
Key Relationships 

Internal Contacts: All Members of staff

External Contacts: Visitors / guests, vendors

Direct Reports: Office Assistants

Working Conditions: The position is based in Nairobi with no field visits.  

Critical Competencies
  • Team player with excellent inter personal and communication skills
  •  High degree of honesty, integrity with strong work ethics.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
How to apply:

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CVs to recruit@som.care.org by 6th May 2014. 

Please indicate ****‘Receptionist’**** as the subject line. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
Position Title: Project Manager – Camara Educational Foundation Kenya

Reporting to: 
Africa Operations Manager

Location: Kenya

Contract: 6 Months (with possible extension as project needs dictate)

Camara is an International organisation dedicated to using technology to deliver 21st century skills, and as such improve education in disadvantaged communities around the world.

Founded in 2005 in Ireland, the organisation has built a proven model of 'education delivery' that is both sustainable and highly scalable. 

Camara has provided eLearning Centres to 2,500 schools in Africa, Ireland and the Caribbean - installed nearly 50,000 computers and trained over 12,000 teachers how to use the technology for learning purposes. 

Some700,000 children in poor communities have been made digitally literate by us over this period.

Camara adopts a social enterprise model that sells a wide range of products and services (reused computers, educational software, training programs, technical support) to our Educational Hubs at heavily subsidised prices. 

The Hubs then sell the Camara package into the schools and provide after-market support.

Camara Educational Foundation (Camara Kenya) is a registered Kenyan NGO and has been in operation since 2006, the longest standing operation in the Camara network. 

In this time, the Hub has received and dispatched 10,000 computers filled with educational material, in the form of e-Learning centres or labs, to over 500 schools, introduced quality training, such as the Kenyan Institute of Education approved Intel Teach Program for teachers and Camara's SkillBuilder course and in 2013 become an accredited Cisco Academy.

Basic objective of the Role: Plan and implement the roll-out of large ICT Intervention to schools across 3 counties in Kenya

Key Responsibilities:
  • Planning and Coordination: Identify, manage and coordinate project tasks and timelines to support the project deployment.
  • Develop / maintain full-scale project plans and associated communication documents.
  • Logistics: Provide the project management and lead in cross functional teams to meet challenging project commitments in line with agreed metrics.
  • Financial Management: Forecast requirements and prepare budgets; schedule expenditures; analyse variances and initiate corrective actions.
  • Team Management: Recruit, select, train, assign, schedule and coach your team.
  • Communications: Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and project partners/stakeholders in a clear and timely fashion.
Deliverables:
  • Computers loaded with Camara content delivered to schools
  • Network of eLearning Centres
  • Teacher training
  • Consulting and project management support to schools in their preparation of the eLearning Centre room
  • Technical support to schools
  • End-of-life take-back
Key Competencies:
  • Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for Camara’s vision, and motivates, leads, and empowers others to achieve organisational goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams within a project and give direction to fellow team members to complete tasks to a defined timeline.
  • Strong ability to resolve problems and determine system improvements whilst working.
  • Excellent communication skills to establish and maintain positive working relationships with schools, partners, government, staff and key stakeholders.
  • Personal commitment to organisational excellence; displays honesty, integrity, and a strong sense of ethics in all decision and actions.
  • Is resilient; remains calm and deliberate under conditions of stress.
  • Has the ability to organise time to the best advantage of Camara.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
Qualifications and Experience Required:
  • 3 years+ Project/Programme management experience
  • Must have previous experience working in a developing country
  • Project Financial & Budgetary controls
  • Fluent in English, Knowledge of Swahili would be beneficial
  • Educated to degree level
How to apply:

Please send a CV and Cover Letter to HR@camara.org

Closing date: 09 May 2014

Your Cover Letter should outline relevant experience for this role as well as your salary expectations
 is looking for a Business Development Manager to develop and generate new business opportunities in the Kenyan enterprise market for networking and security solutions. 

Responsibilities include the acquisition of new projects and project bids and supports management by providing analysis for evaluating new business opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Must have 5-7 years ISP/operator experience in transmission, networking and security
  • Good business acumen
  • Established contacts within the enterprise market
  • Relevant degree
  • Previous Juniper, F5, Cisco, Symantec, Cyberon experience essential
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 500,000 – 650,000 depending on experience 

Deadline: 5th May 2014   

Applications:
 
Send your up to date CV to:  

application@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****
Job Title: Smartphones Sales Manager – Kenya
 
Business Area Description: Sales
 
Company Profile: Our client is a multinational technology that designs, develops, manufactures and sells personal computers, tablet computers, smart phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices, IT management software and smart televisions.

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for channel management and managing the distribution landscape across Nigeria
  • Manage the relationship and influence key stakeholders in both direct and indirect Large Format Retail partners
  • Drive sales through and sell out through the effective execution of various schemes and promotions and assessment of the ROI of these programs
  • Manage the field promoter program and Point Of Sale with retailers
Key Performance Indicators
  • Sales Targets
  • Increase in Retail Share of Wallet month on month
  • Successful Schemes and Retail Visibility in the region 
  • Evaluate ROI for partners
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Channel Management
  • Retail Management
  • Problem Solving capabilities
  • Good Communications Skills
  • High Energy
  • Result Oriented
  • Team Work
  • Decision Making in Ambiguity
  • Influencing & Negotiation skills
Qualifications and Experience Requirements
  • 7-10 years of experience in direct sales roles out of which at least 3 years should be in the feature phone / smart phone category
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
If interested, send in your CV and application letter to recruitkenya@kimberly-ryan.net indicating the Job position on the Job title



Job Title: Sales Account Manager (Small & Medium Business)
 
Company Profile: Our client is a multinational technology that designs, develops, manufactures and sells personal computers, tablet computers, smart phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices, IT management software and smart televisions.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Achieving all sales targets including value, volume, profitability, option sales and development of new accounts
  • Developing the business strategy and have end to end ownership and accountability for the complete ownership of the allocated accounts
  • Putting in place processes and procedures to ensure that major Channel Partner accounts are handled in the most effective way
  • Leading a cultural shift from a short term ‘target driven’ culture, to one of long term proactive relationship building
  • Ensures that, from an operational perspective, bottom line Profit is delivered, costs are controlled and margins are protected and maintained in-line with corporate objectives.
  • Building and delivering a ‘meaningful’ account management model that delivers results
  • Implements rigour and discipline around Business Partner management
  • Focuses on forecasting and pipeline-management
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Understands the Channel Partner’s business to effectively perform account management, with assistance as well as increasing share of wallet
  • Develops relationship to promote understanding of the Channel Partner’s goals and objectives
  • Ability to implement Channel sales strategies
  • Develops relationship to promote understanding of the Channel Partner’s goals and objectives
  • Ability to win new business, develop existing relationships and execute effective trade marketing programs
  • Knowledge of products and technology in the IT industry
  • Thorough knowledge of sales and marketing techniques and procedures
  • Proven track record of growing revenues, profitability, and market share in a high volume technology related company
  • In-depth understanding of Channel management with multinational businesses
  • Results oriented
  • Depth and breadth understanding of  IT systems and IT industry players
  • The ability to formulate, negotiate and deals
  • Computer literacy in MS Office suite, particularly Excel, with SAP being an added advantage.
  • Exposure to a diverse and matrix structure
  • Team player with good time and self - management
Qualifications and Experience Requirements
  • A Bachelors degree in Business, Marketing or Sales.
  •  3-5 years relevant industry experience
If interested, send in your CV and application letter to recruitkenya@kimberly-ryan.net indicating the Job position on the Job title
WE are in the FMCG Industry is looking forward to recruit suitable candidates to fill the various positions in their organization;
 
Sale Executive 
 
Qualifications / Knowledge and Experience
  • Degree in business related field from a recognized university.
  • Should have 1 – 2 years practical sales and marketing experience in a FMCG
  • Must have market knowledge and intelligence of FMCG industries.
  • Excellent customer service and presentation skills
  • Should be able to organize time efficiently with the ability to prioritize
  • High level of computer proficiency.
All qualified candidates should send their applications including three referees, detailed CVs together with relevant academic/professional testimonials to info@ardenafrica.com. 

Please indicate your expected salary. 

The candidates should indicate the position applied for in the subject line. 

Only qualified candidates will be considered
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Network & Service Operations Department within the Technology Division.
 
IP / MPLS Engineer

Ref:
 TECHNOLOGY- IME-APR-2014

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Reporting to the Principal Engineer-IP NGN Support, the role holder will carry out fault resolution, configuration changes, quality assurance and system improvement to deliver reliable and quality transport network.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure uptime of the physical network devices and the services running on the network at all times;
  • Respond to alerts within the agreed SLAs;
  • Minimize the Mean time to repair (MTTR) - time to restore service after an outage;
  • Respond to network faults within the agreed time lines respective to the severity levels attached to the faults;
  • Perform quarterly disaster recovery  and resiliency tests;
  • Ensure Network Related Fault Clearance Rate and availability;
  • Provide Emergency Maintenance on IP/MPLS Network / High Level trouble shooting;
  • Liaise with IP vendors, Interfacing with TAC centers and Vendor Tier 2 and 3 support staff as per agreed SLA timelines;
  • Maintain a weekly fault log indicating issues, their resolutions and recommendations;
  • Compile and submit incident reports within 2hours of fault resolution;
  • Fault prediction & avoidance – Undertake scheduled maintenance checks as per agreed timelines to ensure good physical conditions of the NGN IP transport pop;
  • Perform preventive maintenances on the logical set-up to ensure stability of the network and best practice configuration analysis at all times;
  • Ensure up-to-date documentation on the network activities and network performance;
  • Ensure Knowledge transfer on IP NGN Network to the first line Team, any new   IP NGN Engineers and to any external engineers on rotational orientation.
Role Requirements;
  • BSc in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical &Electronics /Computer Engineering or equivalent required;
  • 4+ years of direct Network Engineering/Network Support experience in a busy Service Provider environment;
  • CCNP/CCIP certification a must;
  • In depth understanding of QoS, Diffserv, Traffic shaping and traffic QoS policy implementation;
  • Experience with network management and monitoring tools (e.g. Cisco LMS/ISC, Ethereal, Cacti, Zabbix);
  • Articulate high level understanding of multi-services platforms, routing protocols ISIS / RIP / RSVP / OSPF / BGP / iBGP / and troubleshooting down to packet level;
  • Knowledge of QOS techniques and hands on experience on implementing MPLS services;
  • Very strong hands-on skills with extensive experience in the troubleshooting and solving complex network related issues.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Tuesday 6th May 2014.

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited
Nairobi 

via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke
in health sector is seeking to fill the following position ofRadiographers in some their many branches in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya 

Salary: KShs 40K - 50K

Job purpose: As the Radiographer you will among other duties play part in improving efficiency of medical services at the center.

Your key responsibilities in the X – ray department will be to:
  • To carry out all routine X-ray services at the center.
  • Procurement of X-ray films, reagents and equipments from suppliers in collaboration with the COO and the administration.
  • Ensuring that x-ray operation standards are maintained and examinations are carried out on time without delay and notifying the doctors on all the finished examination and reports.
  • Stock taking of X-ray films, reagents and consumables will be carried out every month with the administration. The management may also from time to time carry out impromptu stock inspection in the department.
  • Maintain and evaluate radiation safety measures in the department
Responsible in keeping of X-ray files namely:
  • The register for daily X-ray work
  • The Local Purchase, internal requisition orders
  • Delivery notes and invoices files
  • Assist in maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene at the department
  • Participate in promotion and marketing of the centers services.
  • Submission of reports of X-ray services
  • Daily update of consumables stock levels on the CBS
  • Provide daily report of sales
 Qualifications:
  • Minimum qualification is diploma in medical imaging sciences.
  • 2 years working experience in a hospital environment
  • Must be from recognized institutions
  • Specialty in radiography
If qualified, kindly send your CV and application letter to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Radiographer 40-50K’ on the subject line by 15th May, 2014. 

DO NOT attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Network & Service Operation Department within the Technology Division.

Engineer Core Network Support

Ref: 
TECHOLOGY-ECNS-APR 2014
 
In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Reporting to the Team Manager Core Network Support PS - the holder of the position will perform maintenance tasks to ensure the smooth running of all the Data Systems, provide long term support & solutions for the Data equipment, interface with the supplier of the PS Core equipment and follow up on escalated problem, participate in the implementation of new systems and oversee complex and/or critical Core PS equipment upgrade and major reconfiguration.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure system and service availability for all the Data systems;
  • Contribute to the development of initiatives to reduce the support costs based on Departmental Opex;
  • Ensure that New Installations and Configuration Changes are performed to the defined standards and are able to integrate to existing systems;
  • Ensure timely completion of all major projects including capacity enhancements and technical readiness before product launch;
  • Ensure successful clearance of faults within SLA;
  • Document, execute, measure, review system security, develop quality initiatives and ensure proactive fault identification.
Role Requirements;
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/Telecommunications engineering or related field;
  • 3-4 Years OF experience in a busy IT / Telecommunications (Datacom) environment;
  • Experience in routing and switching networking, Unix, Windows Operating Systems, knowledge of GSM packet switch infrastructure;
  • Proven Analytical & problem solving skills when handling faults;
  • Must be able to work without supervision & meet tight deadlines/schedules;
  • Good presentation skills required occasionally when initiating the use of new procedures & long-term Network fault solutions;
  • Proactive & self-motivated;
  • Good public relations, communication & interpersonal skills when coordinating with contractor /other departments & suppliers.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Tuesday 6th May 2014.

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited
Nairobi 

via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke



An innovative and dynamic seed company is looking for a focused, experienced and knowledgeable sales manager in Kenya. 

The successful candidate will assist in marketing, distribution and sales of a wide range of seeds in Western, Nyanza and Central / South Rift regions.

The applicant should possess the following minimum requirements:
  • A holder of a BSc. degree in agriculture or related field
  • A 3 year working experience in marketing and sales
  • Computer knowledge and proficiency
  • Must be a holder of valid driving licence with a good driving record
  • Must be a team player who can handle significant responsibilities
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should  send a cover letter and a CV containing three referees to Agri Experience, info@agri-experience.com, who is acting as an agent for the seed company.

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