Sector Sales Executives
4 Positions

We are a fast growing infrastructure development company specialized in providing construction services in building projects, interior construction, power, telecoms, roads and water. 

We are looking to hire aggressive and results oriented sales executives in the above sectors.
Candidate Profile

  • At least 2 years experience in direct sales of construction services;
  • Target and performance driven;
  • Educational background and experience in marketing, design and construction areas will be an added advantage;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Must be willing to work in any town within the country.
Eligible candidates to send their CVs with testimonials to
Deadline: 6th May 2014

VSO Jitolee Vacancy: Programme Development and Funding Manager
(Two year fixed term contract with possibility of extension)
VSO Jitolee, an independent INGO registered in Kenya and governed by a local board, is a member of the VSO federation based in Nairobi with a regional mandate to promote volunteerism and recruit skilled professionals from the region to serve as volunteers in VSO’s 33 country programmes. 

In addition, VSO Jitolee contributes to national development through national, international and Diaspora Volunteers who work with local partners across the country. 

VSO Jitolee is looking for a highly motivated Kenyan to lead and maximise programme funding efforts by focusing on institutional donors, UN agencies; trusts and foundations and grow grant making opportunities for VSO Jitolee. 

This is an exciting time to be joining an organisation undergoing rapid growth and change.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead and/or contribute to the development of new programmes and partnerships prioritised by the VSO Jitolee programme strategy.
  • Lead the design, development and execution of a robust funding strategy for VSO Jitolee programmes to enable VSO Jitolee attract both restricted and unrestricted funding streams.
  • Support proposal bid teams in developing relevant and high quality concept notes and/or proposals to increase revenue.
  • Support the development and Implementation of the Country Funding Plan
  • Develop and strengthen VSO Jitolee’s on-going engagement and relationships with African-based funding agencies, institutional donors; UN agencies inter-governmental bodies, trust and foundations.
  • Engage with and develop relationships with private sector companies mapped and identified within the Country Funding
  • Plan in close collaboration with the Business Resourcing Unit with the view to increasing revenue.
  • Work closely with programme and finance teams to ensure timely submission of quality narrative and financial reports
  • as per the standards of the specific donors and in line with the contract.
  • Coordinate the design and delivery of appropriate monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and coordinate on the compliance of VSO M&E requirements in close coordination with the relevant programme staff.
  • Contribute towards developing a shared vision about our strategy and approach within the organisation.
  • Support and participate in annual budget preparation and Quarterly Business Review.
  • Develop a Grants Making unit and enable effective management of grants and recognition of VSO Jitolee as an effective and efficient grant maker within the civil society space.
Skills, Knowledge/Person Specifications
  • A degree in business; social sciences; or development studies.
  • Post graduate qualifications in fundraising, programme/project management are an added advantage.
  • A strong track record of fundraising at least 5 years designing, developing, writing and editing project funding proposals and managing grants in an NGO or social enterprise context.
  • Knowledge of any two of the following programme areas — inclusive education/disability, secure livelihoods, responsible citizenship /participation and governance.
  • Knowledge of international development aid issues; institutional funding from EC, USAID, DFID, CIDA, SIDA, UN Agencies etc. and how these affect the programme-funding environment.
  • Evidence of successful partnership development, networking and fulfilling contracts with funders and partners.
  • Good written and oral communication, effective problem solving and organisational skills.
  • Professionalism, team working; high integrity and openness to learning to improve performance.
If you find this a worthy career challenge, send your application (including a CV and a one-page statement highlighting your suitability for the job) to the Human Resources Manager:
Please quote the job reference number VSOPDFM/05/14 on the email subject line. 

Please include telephone and email contact and details of two referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent employer).

VSO, an equal opportunity employer, values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce. 

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Due to anticipated interest in this post, only short-listed candidates will receive a response.

Closing Date: 16 May 2014 

Expected Start Date (subject to negotiation): June 2014

Interviews: Week of 26 to 30 May 2014
Company: VoicesAfrica

Job Title: Call Centre Interviewers (30 posts)

Reporting to:
 Business Development Executive

VoicesAfrica Panel is a market research panel and a survey provider to the market research industry. 

We are looking for suitable candidates who match the below qualifications to be fully dedicated in making telephonic interviews to both local and international panels.
The Candidate MUST have;

  • KCSE mean grade C plain
  • A minimum typing speed of 30wpm
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in computer applications
  • Ability to learn detailed instructions quickly
  • Ability to explain detailed instructions articulately and clearly
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Available on short notice and can work  on weekends.
Interested candidates should send their CVs to  to be received on or before Friday 9th May 2014, 5.00pm local time.
Job Vacancy: Research Assistants Mtoto Msafi II Study

The Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS) is a non-profit organization with its headquarters in Kisumu dedicated to improving reproductive health of men and women in Kenya. 

NRHS has several research projects focusing on HIV/STI prevention; it runs support groups for PLWHA and  Special Populations, and is working with the Ministry of Health to scale up male circumcision for HIV prevention in various parts of Nyanza Region. 
NRHS is seeking to hire Research Assistants for the Infant Circumcision “Mtoto Msafi II” project. 

This study will be conducted in Rachuonyo North and South to examine knowledge, beliefs and attitudes of parents about infant male circumcision.

Job Location: Rachuonyo North / Rachuonyo South in Homabay County    
Contract: Short-Term
Duties will Include:
  • Adhere to study Protocol
  • Screen, recruit, consent and interview research participants
  • Trace research participants in the community
  • Data entry
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Study Coordinator
Required Minimum Qualifications & Experience:
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English, Dholuo, and Kiswahili
  • Ability to discuss openly sexual behavior and HIV risk with men and women
  • Familiarity with using computers and basic software packages (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Licensed motorbike rider
  • Diploma-level qualification in a health related field
  • Experience in conducting interviews or focus group discussions for research preferred
  • Willingness to reside in Rachuonyo
  • Past experience in infant male circumcision research is an added advantage
Applications Should Include:
  • A cover letter detailing current work, prior experience and qualifications in the areas described above, telephone and e-mail contact
  • A current CV
  • Names, telephone and e-mail contacts of at least 3 professional referees
Applications are to be submitted electronically to with “Research Assistant Mtoto Msafi II Study” on the subject line on or before 14th May, 2014.
Environment, Health & Safety Assistant  
Industry: Manufacturing  
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Ksh 20,000

Our client is a well established printing press seeking to hire an Environment Safety & Health Assistant. 

The main role is to assist in the observation of the Occupational Safety & Health regulations.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist in the implementation of guidelines from the Occupation Safety & Health Act
  • Assist in the induction of staff
  • Handle Safety trainings
  • Information dissemination regarding safety in the place of work
  • Waste Management within company premises
  • Taking part in risk Assessment, pest control and workplace Inspections
  • Assist in relevant license application and reporting
  • Liaise with government and external trainers regarding OSHA
  • Any other duties assigned
Qualifications & Skills
  • Holder of a diploma in Environmental Sciences or Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in safety and health procedures
  • Experience in a similar capacity is highly preferred
  • Integrity and leadership abilities
  • People skills
  • Ability to organize and run operations
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Environment, Health & Safety Assistant  Ksh 20K Gross) to before 12th May, 2014

Kindly indicate your current/ last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Human Resource Officer (Ksh 40K)
Industry: Manufacturing 
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Ksh 40,000 gross

Our client is a well established printing press seeking to hire a Human Resource Officer. 

The main role is to assist the Head of HR in the general administration of the HR Department.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Implement personnel of policies and procedures such as employment, wage fixing, industrial relations, health and welfare of employees
  • Payroll preparation
  • Dealing with union matters
  • Prepares draft warning, termination and dismissal letters for employees leaving Advising management accordingly
  • Keep records on staff
  • Ensure that employees leaving the service hand over all company property in their possession
  • Compute leave entitlements of employees
  • Maintain up-to-date records on medical and other work related claims by employees
  • Process loans and salary advances for employees and maintains up-to-date records on them
  • Keeps records of industrial accidents and Compensation for injured personnel
  • Ensure that payment is effected according to existing laws
  • Liaises with the line managers regarding training of new employees in HR roles
  • Offering HR support to all company staff
  • Generates administrative reports on HR as and when required.
Qualifications & Skills
  • Holder of a Bachelor degree in Business (with concentration in HR)
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management will be an added advantage.
  • Have 2-4 years’ experience in payroll and Human Resource Management.
  • Proven experience in developing & implementing Employee policies and procedures.
  • Team player willing to work with minimum supervision
  • Be a person of integrity with high morals and professional ethical values.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and analysis skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task between various briefs
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize.
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Human Resource Officer Ksh 40K Gross) to   before 12th May, 2014

Kindly indicate your current/ last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
Carpentry Production Manager 
Industry: Furniture  
Location: Nairobi

Our client is a well established executive and home furniture maker and distributor. 

They seek to hire a Carpentry Production Manager. 

The main role is to lead operations in the capentry department.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Daily planning and overall supervision of Machining, Jig, Assembly and Finishing sections
  • Ensure efficient use of resources and meeting of customer requirements.
  • Effectively processing of orders: Machine work, Jig, Assembly and Finishing
  • Ensuring customer requirements in terms of Quality and delivery time are met.
  • Verification of job cards to ensure accuracy.
  • Verification of Bill of Material to ensure accuracy.
  • Verification of customer made products specifications.
  • Monitoring of production processes and adjusting plans/schedules as may be desired.
  • Monitoring production stock to ensure adequate stock especially for the fast moving items.
  • Updating work in progress, Time sheet and schedules.
  • Ensuring maintenance of Machining, Jig, Assembly and Finishing sections
  • Maintaining staff discipline.
  • Compiling and submission of reports as per company requirements.
  • Meeting of delivery deadlines.
  • Handling Internal/ external rejects-complaints arising from Machining, Jig, Assembly, Finishing section.
  • Accuracy of reports and timeliness in submission of reports
Qualifications & Skills
  • Holder of a diploma or degree production/ structural/mechanical engineering
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in production supervision
  • Experience in a similar capacity is highly preferred
  • Integrity and leadership abilities
  • People skills
  • Ability to organize and run operations
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Carpentry Production Manager) to before 12th May, 2014

Kindly indicate your current/ last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
Job Title: Indirect Buyer 
Reference: IB_2014

Recruiter: Stratostaff East Africa Ltd
Contract: 6 months Fixed        
Location: Nairobi

Available: ASAP
Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg.
Profile Introduction: 
Our client is a world class leader with over 100 years of products and solutions supporting the country’s infrastructure growth in power, energy management, healthcare and aviation. 
We are now seeking an Indirect Buyer Role

Overall Purpose of the role is to: Based in the Nairobi Office, the person will report to the Hub Leader in Kenya. 

In this role you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from a recognized institution
  • A background in accounting is a necessity.
  • At least 3 years experience in a sourcing role
  • Working knowledge of sourcing buy to pay enterprise standards
Job Specification
  • Drive sourcing initiatives on savings, supplier performance and supplier base rationalization.
  • Sourcing execution for all assigned indirect commodities and suppliers across the region for all business within the organization.
  • Evaluate vendor quotations utilizing appropriate negotiation and purchasing analysis techniques and implementation of proper contracts with emphasis on quality, price, delivery and service necessary to meet requirements.
  • Support supplier quality and delivery performance, manage resolution to ensure business needs are met and ensure suppliers are operating within the companies compliance requirements
  • Work with and Support businesses on all projects relating to vendor, commodities to ensure sourced goods and services meet the needs of the business.
  • Facilitate communication between suppliers and internal teams.
  • Interact with Global commodity leaders to ensure global initiatives are rolled out and benefited within Kenya.
  • Vet purchase requisitions created prior to PO being created, negotiate and implement purchase contracts/supply agreements and strategies that comply with company objectives
  • All other tasks assigned.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with internal and external customers
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel regionally and globally
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills, contracting expertise and business law knowledge.
  • Experience in supplier development, qualification practices and tools.
  • Strong oral, communication and  inter personal skills
  • Cross functional and international team experience
  • Aptitude with analytical tools i.e. Excel, Access with exemplary skills on data-mining, pivot tables, data manipulation
  • Proven project management and process proven skills
How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your Resume and Cover Letter to by 5pm, 6th May 2014

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Career Opportunity: Recruitment Internship
About Us: Three Green Apples Consulting Limited is a consulting practice providing transformational human resource management services. 

Three Green Apples Consulting focuses on providing service in three distinct areas: Recruitment, Training and Consultancy.
We provide a working environment in which all can freely and responsibly express themselves, be creative, leave a legacy, and have fun.

Most importantly we work with integrity.
As part of its contribution to the development of the human resource profession, Three Green Apples Consulting is looking to offer internship opportunities to students studying human resource management.

The Internship
Commencing on 12th May 2014, the internship will be offered to the individual who can demonstrate how this role will contribute to his/her personal and career growth and development. 

He/she will be mentored by the Three Green Apples Consultants who are seasoned HR Professionals.
The Internship Program Highlights include:
  • Recruitment Process Support
  • HR Business Analysis
  • HR Research
  • Must be a continuing university student currently on holiday looking to major in Human Resource Management. The successful candidate must be available to work consecutively for 10 to 12 weeks.
  • Be computer and internet literate with proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Be self-confident, curious, courageous and imaginative, with a desire to learn and grow as an individual.
  • Be pro-active with a high level of personal drive and enthusiasm and a personal commitment to excellence.
  • Able to pay attention to detail, think on your feet and deliver the desired results on time.
  • Be a good communicator, with the ability to write and speak in grammatically correct English.
  • Have unquestionable integrity, a high level of discretion and the ability to work with confidential information.
Remuneration: A monthly stipend will be offered to the successful candidate.
If you are interested in this internship opportunity apply by 6th May 2014.

Interviews for this position will commence on 12th May 2014.
KCB is looking for a qualified individual to fill the following key position:

Head of Compensation
Job Ref: HR 08/2014

The Position: Reporting to Director, Human Resources the job holder will be responsible for management of staff remuneration and benefit schemes & programs (salary and allowances administration, Group ESOP Scheme, Group Bonus Scheme, Pension Schemes Liaison & Administration), the Job Evaluation Secretariat, the HR MIS System and Records, maintenance of HR Policies, HR Business Continuity Management Planning. 

The job holder will also be required to provide expert advisory and analysis support for HR programs (review of benefits and benefit structures, retirement programs, proposals for salary and remuneration changes, development and maintenance of HR policies)
Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and Direct Department Team
  • Develop and execute the annual departmental plan and budget within approved limits, consolidate and monitor Divisional Budget.
  • Develop and maintain Business Continuity, Risk and Compliance Management & Regulatory Controls for Department and manage the HR BCM plan.
  • Relationship Management of stakeholders: Heads of Human Resources of International Businesses, Remunerations Survey Consultants, Job Evaluation Consultants, Pension Scheme Service providers (Administrators, Fund Managers, Lawyers, Property Managers), Functional Directors, Boards of Trustees of the Pension Scheme, ESOP Scheme), RBA, Finance Division, Heads of Departments and Retail Network Regional Office Managers, Procurement.
  • Manage the implementation of the Group Bonus and Remuneration Policies.
  • Oversight Management of the Pension Scheme Liaison Services (Board of Trustees Secretariats, Implementation of Board Decisions, Payments to Service Providers and Vendors/suppliers, Service Provider Management).
  • Oversight management of the Group Employee Share Option Plan (ESOP) and Staff Benevolent Scheme.
  • Develop and maintain processes and procedures to manage/implement staff benefits and/or HR policies/programs (Staff Loan Scheme, Retirement programs, Staff Separation, Business Travel, and Payroll Instructions etc).
  • Responsible for the Group Job Evaluation Secretariat and the implementation of actions thereof.
  • Responsible for Management of the HR MIS System.
The Person
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or Business related field
  • Professional qualification in CIPD or IHRM
  • Postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage
  • At least 8 Years’ Experience in HR at Management level
  1. 3 Years’ experience in Pension Administration,
  2. 3 Years’ experience in Job Evaluation/Job Analysis.
  • Knowledge in Banking Operations
  • Project Management skills
  • Planning and Organizing skills
  • Leadership & Advisory Skills
How to Apply

The above position is demanding for which the bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates.  

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to

To be considered your application must be received by May 16, 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

KCB is an equal opportunity employer

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