The Banda School
IAPS Co-educational, Weekly Boarding and Day


For September 2014 or January 2015 

The Banda, a leading IAPS school (1 - 13 years) with small classes of friendly and motivated pupils, invites applications for the posts below. 

The school has an enviable reputation for academic, cultural and sporting excellence. 

We are particularly keen to appoint staff who have an ability to coach major team sports. 

Experience of teaching the British Curriculum is essential.

Teacher of Mathematics
 
An inspirational teacher with enthusiasm, versatility and a passion for teaching Mathematics to Years 5 - 8 is required to join this well-established department. An ability to teach to ISEB Common Entrance and Scholarship level is essential.

Coach / Teacher of Girls’ and / or Boys’ Games
 

A dynamic and enthusiastic sports specialist is required to teach / coach in this highly successful department

Class Teacher
 
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, well-qualified and caring KSI / 2 teacher to join the Junior Department (Years 2 - 4).
 
Job Descriptions, Person Specifications and Application Forms are available on the website: www.bandaschool.com

A completed application form, with a covering letter, up to date Curriculum Vitae, photograph and names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees should reach the Headmistress by Wednesday 18th June, 2014.

Tel: (00254-20) 8891220 / 60 / 3547828

E-mail: office@bandaschool.com
UN Volunteers Kenya Vacancies

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide.

Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. 

UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.
 
In most cultures volunteerism is deeply embedded in long-established, ancient traditions of sharing and support within the communities. 

In this context, UN Volunteers take part in various forms of volunteerism and play a role in development and peace together with co-workers, host agencies and local communities.

In all assignments, UN Volunteers promote volunteerism through their action and conduct.

Engaging in volunteer activity can effectively and positively enrich their understanding of local and social realities, as well as create a bridge between themselves and the people in their host community. 

This will make the time they spend as UN Volunteers even more rewarding and productive.
 
National Volunteer Vacancies
  • Conflict Monitors - Wajir, Moyale, Garissa & Isiolo.
  • Smalls Arms Monitor – Nairobi.
  • Human Resource Associate- Naorobi
Contract Period 6 Months renewable
 
Deadline of applications 12th June 2014
 
Expected starting date 1 July 2014
 
Application Process

For the full details requirements and application please visitwww.recruit.unvke.org

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is an international not-for-profit organisation that facilitates, and promotes public / private partnerships to access, develop, adapt and deliver royalty-free appropriate agricultural technologies for sustainable use by smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa.

AATF has a vacancy for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer 

Reports to: Executive Director
 
Responsible for: None
 
Overall purpose: Responsible for monitoring and ensuring high quality and timely inputs, and for ensuring that the project maintains its strategic vision and that its activities result in the achievement of its intended outputs in a cost effective and timely manner.
 
In addition, the M&E Officer is responsible for designing and implementing the M&E activities of all AATF Projects; assisting Project Managers in preparing quarterly/annual reports on project progress and will monitor the project activities on a regular basis and will be responsible for the collection & analysis of different data in relation to project activities.

Duties & responsibilities
  • Operationalize the M&E framework designed for the Foundation including and not limited to: designing program M&E tools for data collection, verification, and management and reporting as well as data audits;
  • In liaison with the Executive Director, develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation strategy for the Foundation;
  • Develop and strengthen monitoring, inspection and evaluation procedures;
  • Assist Project Managers to develop systematic and realistic monitoring plans that capture quantitative and qualitative data to report on project performance indicators;
  • Coordinate the implementation of baseline surveys, follow‐up on monitoring and evaluation exercises for various initiatives for the Foundation;
  • Monitor all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving project outputs;
  • Conduct capacity assessments on existing monitoring and evaluation system;
  • Build capacity of local communities, partners and staff on the logical framework, data management, AMELIA, data analysis and results‐oriented programming, monitoring and evaluation methods and principles and report writing techniques and requirements for relevant donors to ensure compliance;
  • Develop program and operational reporting templates that facilitate the acquisition and aggregation of information in programs;
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress on achievement of results as well as the sustainability of the project results;
  • Coordinate compilation and dissemination of annual and quarterly reports for all AATF projects;
  • Report monthly, quarterly and annual progress on all project activities to the Executive Director and Project Managers;
  • In liaison with Project Managers, organize and coordinate lessons learnt workshops/review of  program work plans with partners and other stakeholders;
  • Suggest strategies to the Project Management for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of projects by identifying bottlenecks in completing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate them;
  • Develop and maintain effective information database on projects, providing resource and necessary support for program inputs and outputs;
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist Project Managers in preparing relevant reports;
  • Develop and maintain a system for archiving M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis files, reports and presentations for major activity undertaken;
  • Assist in gathering, summarizing and disseminating relevant technical updates on program planning monitoring, evaluation and operations research within the project;
  • Coordinate mid‐term reviews and evaluation of program activities and ensure proper documentation of innovative approaches and best practices for dissemination and sharing experiences to promote repeat applications or scaling‐up in different community settings; and
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams to develop, implement and evaluate strategic management plans to improve AATF programming effectiveness.
Minimum Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Business Administration or any other related field;
  • Five (5) years relevant experience in monitoring and evaluation;
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software; and
  • Proficiency in the use of computer.
Key skills & competencies
  • Proven ICT skills, especially in the development of MIS software using database software;
  • Strong training & facilitation skills;
  • Ability to initiate and manage change and to recognize and adjust to rapidly changing conditions ;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills including ability to write reports;
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook express including financial and statistical packages;
  • High level interpersonal and cross-cultural skills including ability to build alliances and collaborative relationships with sensitivity to diversity;
  • Ability to maintain high standards of integrity; establish straightforward, productive relationships;
  • Must have strong quantitative and analytical skills, verbal skills and ability to communicate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and non‐technical colleagues; and
  • Ability to treat individuals with fairness and respect, demonstrating sensitivity for ethnic, cultural and gender differences.
Compensation and tenure: AATF offers a competitive salary and benefits package, and a collegial and gender-sensitive working environment. The employment contract is for an initial period of 2 years, renewable subject to performance and availability of funding.  

Application procedures:
 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the Human Resource Head at aatf-hr@aatf-africa.org on or before 20 June 2014. 

Your CV should include details of your qualifications, experience, current position, telephone contact, email address, names and addresses of three referees.

AATF is an equal opportunity employer.
Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya - Djibouti program (LWF) is seeking to recruit Kenyan nationals for the following position to be based in Kakuma Refugee Camp.
 
Deputy Senior Education Officer 
1 Position

The Deputy Senior Education Officer will be based in Kakuma Refugee Camp and shall deputize the Senior Education Officer in the responsibility of coordinating and overseeing operational plans in the Education Department. 

The incumbent will report directly to the Senior Education Officer, while working closely on daily basis with Education staff & other sectors of LWF.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Setting short and medium term primary and secondary education units program plans and budgets in liaison with the SEO and plans and monitors performance against those plans.
  • Assisting with planning and design of primary and secondary education activities and measures of achievement and collecting data for LWF/DWS primary and secondary education units’ performance monitoring plan, especially with regard to education indicators.
  • Overall in charge of quality of school supplies (teaching and learning materials which includes: Making requisitions on quarterly basis of the required school materials and equipment, Distribution of the same to all schools in good time for appropriate utilization; also in overseeing data collection and analysis in schools.
  • Address all issues in Education management, pedagogy and curriculum that enhance quality learning in schools
  • Monitoring progress and impact of the primary and secondary education unit through regular school visits.
  • Reviewing annual work plans and activity plans of the unit for comprehensiveness, clarity and adherence to LWF/DWS Somali Refugee Assistant Project-Kakuma goals and objectives.
  • Working with teachers and others to ensure the meaningful participation of learners in all aspects of the units
  • Working with Education management team and other stake holders to ensure child friendly schools in the camp
  • Ensuring effective evaluation of learners to see that schools are ¡n line with the Kenya Schools Curriculum, and noting changes required in curriculum or teaching methods and communicating the same promptly to the schools.
Professional Qualification:
  • Preferable a degree in education. A social science degree in a related discipline would also be considered.
  • Proven training in curriculum development and implementation, and educational administration.
  • Proven academic or on-job training and understanding of the Project Cycle model in managing humanitarian assistance.
Relevant Experience:
  • At least 4 years of progressive experience in primary education programs for refugees or rural communities. 
  • Experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical and administration skills in the management of education/programs consisting of primary education.
  • Experience in project cycle management, proposal, report writing and excellent computer skills.
  • Experience in Training of Trainers/Facilitators skills (TOT & TOF) an advantage.
Personal Attributes:
  • High level of motivation, integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place.
  • Excellent communication, organization and presentation skills.
LWF is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. 

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. 

LWF is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. 

Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.

Please email your application letter and attach updated CV with contact emails and phone numbers of 3
professional referees, preferably your current or immediate former employer addressed to;

The Human Resources Officer, 
Lutheran World Federation Kenya-Djibouti,
P.O Box, 48, 
Kakuma
 
eMail: lwfkak@gmail.com
 
Closing date: 13th June 2014
 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO supporting health programs to improve the health of women and their families. 

Jhpiego-Kenya works in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health in the areas of HIV, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health and Family Planning.

We are currently recruiting an experienced individual with excellent advocacy skills, who is team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.
 
Senior Advocacy Advisor
 
Reporting to the Country Director, the Senior Advocacy Advisor will provide overall leadership and managerial oversight for Advance Family Planning (AFP) Project in Kenya. 

AFP is an evidence-based advocacy initiative for policy development and increased budgetary allocation for family planning (FP) in support of the goals of the Family Planning 2020 partnership. 

The Senior Advocacy Advisor will lead family planning advocacy activities, collaborate and coordinate with key stakeholders at national and county level to reduce family planning policy barriers, advocate for increased resources and engage decision-makers to include FP in the development agenda. 

S/he will serve as the primary liaison with AFP Baltimore office and partners in Kenya. 

S/he will ensure the AFP Project in Kenya achieves its objectives and meets Jhpiego and donor requirements and standards.

Responsibilities
  • Use the AFP SMART Approach to identify targeted advocacy initiatives at national and county levels to increase financial resources and policy support for family planning
  • Lead the AFP project team in engagements with the key stakeholders for sustained advocacy to accelerate the achievement of Kenya’s FP2020 commitments
  • Support development, review and analysis of FP strategies, and monitor policy implementation in AFP focus counties
  • Lead the AFP project team in the development, implementation and reporting of annual work plans
  • Work with the AFP project team to monitor and evaluate project activities
  • Lead in identification and strengthening the capacity of partner organizations, community-based organizations and individual champions to deliver evidence-based FP advocacy strategies at national and/or county level
  • Participate in targeted advocacy events, such as the World Contraception Day, at national and county levels to increase visibility for family planning activities
  • Support the development of policy and informational briefs, case studies, activity reports, preparation of manuscripts for publications as needed
  • Collaborate and coordinate activities with key family planning stakeholders, including PMA2020 and Track20
  • Represent AFP at meetings and conferences and partner engagements at local, regional and global levels as required
Required Qualifications and Skills:
  • Advanced degree in communication, public policy, public health, health systems or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Reproductive Health/Family Planning advocacy at various levels
  • Good understanding of the policy formulation process and regulatory procedures at national and county level
  • Excellent understanding of key policy levers and strategies to adapt to influence a variety of decision makers and high level public and private sector audiences
  • Excellent strategic and analytical skills
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Demonstrated creativity and proactive approach to advocacy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Interested applicants should send a CV with three referees and detailed cover letter to HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org not later than 13th June 2014. 

Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position.

Only those selected for the interview will be contacted

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer
Murang’a University College
(A constituent college of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)


Murang’a University College (MRUC) was established under Universities Act 2012 Section 74. MRUC is positioning itself to develop a distinctive profile as a progressive and international Technical University, growing its enrolment strategically. 

The University College is located in Murang’a town, 85 km North East of Nairobi.

The University College Council invites applications from suitably qualified persons to provide leadership to the institution in the position Registrar Academic, Research, Innovation and Extension (ARI&E)
 
Vacancy Re-Advertisement

The Registrar – Academic Affairs

Grade 15
 
Ref. MR.U.C/01/06/2014
 
This is a senior position in the University College and the Registrar Academic Affairs Academic, Research, Innovation and Extension (ARI&E) will work under the direction of Deputy Principal - Academic, Research, Innovation and Extension (ARI&E)

The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of key administrative and policy areas that relate to students learning and governance in the University College.
 
Qualifications
  • Must possess PhD in relevant field with at least first degree in education.
  • Must have at least three (3) years work experience in an institution of higher learning at the level of deputy registrar.
  • Candidates with Masters degree and five (5) years working experience at the level of Deputy Registrar and above will also be considered.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • The Registrar (ARI&E) reports to the Deputy Principal (ARI&E) and the Principal and is responsible for the supervision and management of all administrative and operational functions of the office of the Registrar.
  • Supervises staff in the Department
  • He/she is the secretary of the College Academic Board.
  • Responsible for formulation and implementation of departmental strategic plan
  • Responsible for effective administrative systems in line with university college policies and procedures in line with the best practices
  • Formulates and provides policy guidelines on planning, development and management of academic programmes.
  • Coordinates preparation of curricula/Syllabuses, and rules and regulations governing the implementation of academic programmes .
  • Ensures the integrity, accuracy and security of academic records of current and former students
  • Facilities effective students admission, registration and enrollment
  • Coordinates production and issuance of official Academic transcripts and certificates
  • Interprets and enforces policies and regulations of the University touching on academic matters
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.
Terms and conditions
 
The above post carries a competitive remuneration package which includes basic salary, house allowance, and medical cover as per the University College’s medical scheme, leave allowance and official transport as per University College provisions. 

The salary entry point will depend on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Application procedure
 
Interested applicants should forward ten (10) copies of applications including a detailed curriculum vitae, with contact details, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers, current post and salary, certified copies of certificates and testimonials and get clearance from the following institutions;
  • HELB
  • EACC
  • Kenya Revenue authority
  • Certificate of good conduct
And names of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and areas of specialization to reach the Principal not later than 20th June 2014.

Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply
.
Applicants should request their referees to submit their reference directly to the address here below within the stipulated period.

The Principal,
Murang’a University College,
P.O Box 75 - 10200
Murang’a.
Oshwal Academy Mombasa is seeking to appoint an innovative and inspirational Head of Secondary to lead the Secondary section in this successful school. 

The school is a private, co-educational and international in curriculum and outlook. 

The Academy is situated in Nyali, Mombasa and is a beautiful 15-ace site. 

Facilities include well-designed classrooms, laboratories, Maths suites and Art studios, extensive sports grounds and a large swimming pool in a park-like setting. 

The school is regularly inspected by the Kenyan authorities and by officers of the British Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED).

The successful candidate will have:

  • Advanced degree in teaching and/or leadership
  • Experience of school/educational leadership
  • Experience of working within an all age school setting
  • Experience of programme / initiative implementation
  • Skilled at using data to improve learning
  • Experience of IGCSE as well as AS/A2 and IB programmes
  • Previous international experience is a distinct advantage
  • Resilience and a sense of humour
The successful applicant will be part of the Senior Leadership Team and be accountable to the Senior Management Committee and the Oshwal Education and Relief Board.

Salary and benefits
 
Oshwal Academy will offer a competitive negotiable salary, which includes a housing allowance and a contributory pension scheme. 

A free school place is offered to one (1) dependent child fallowing a successful probation.

Application process
 
Please send a letter of application addressed to Mr. Andrew Egan, School Principal along with your CV to bm@oam.ac.ke

Deadline for applications is Monday 16th June 2014.
A four star Nairobi hotel seeks to urgently fill the following positions.
 
Sales & Marketing Manager
 
Front Office Manager
 
Minimum qualifications:
  • Relevant Degree/Diploma from a recognized training institution.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in 4/5 star hotels 2 of which should be at a management position.
  • Must be able to head a team to achieve results and targets
  • Ability to strategize on increasing revenues and formulation of budgets
  • Honest and with high integrity values.
  • Ability to work without supervision.
  • Result oriented and a team player.
Application letters with detailed CV and copies of certificates should be sent to the address below on or before l5th  June 2014.

Advertiser
DNA/ 1674
P.O. Box 49010-00100
Nairobi

Braeburn Schools Ltd

September 2014 Vacancies


The Braeburn Group of International Schools has 7 school campuses across Kenya. 

All Braeburn Schools follow the National Curriculum of England and Wales. 

We are looking for dynamic and energetic

Teaching Assistants

for our Braeburn schools in Nairobi, Thika, Nanyuki and Mombasa. 

Candidates must have a minimum qualification of a Diploma in Education and previous experience in an international school will be an added advantage.

All Braeburn employees are expected to commit themselves fully to the curricular and extra-curricular aspects of the schools. 

Apply immediately enclosing a letter of application, full CV, a recent passport photograph and the contacts of two referees to the email address above.

eMail: vicky.ndiema@braeburn.ac.ke
 
clearly indicating which location(s) you would be willing to work in.

Starting Date: September 2014
 
Closing Date for applications: 13 June 2014
 
See our website for more details: www.braeburn.com
Classic Mouldings
Creative Interiors

Quantity Surveyor

Preference for:
  • Building economics degree/higher diploma in building and civil engineering / quantity surveying;
  • Self-driven, excellent communicator with strong organisation skills;
  • Demonstrable ability to handle multiple tasks and work with minimum supervision.
  1. young, dynamic and results oriented individual with 2 - 3 years’ experience of:
  2. preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities and other documents with the designers and/or the client;
  3. undertaking costs analysis for project work and providing advice and forecasts about costs;
  4. assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies;
  5. preparing and analysing costings for tenders;
  6. providing advice on contractual arrangements and claims; 
  7. valuing completed work and following up on payments in liaison with the accounts team;
  • Experience in interior design construction will be an added advantage.
Send us your detailed CV highlighting relevant experience and achievements and including a daytime telephone contact and email address. 

The closing date for applications is close of business 13 June 2014.
 
Classic Mouldings Ltd
eMail: recruit@classic-mouldings.com
A leading Regional Seed, Agrochemical & Agri input company is seeking for a dynamic candidate for the position of Senior Sales and Marketing Manager, based in Nairobi to drive and motivate the sales team to achieve challenging goals in continually providing the best services.
 
Job Description
  • Develop the existing business, provide technical support, establish new markets
  • Manage Sales and Marketing team for Seeds and Agrochemicals
  • Synchronize order collection and processing
  • Organize training and development for the team and farmers
  • Participate in regional and national trade fairs
Key Qualifications / attributes

  • B.Sc. Agriculture
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in similar position in large Agri-input Company.
  • Self-motivated, result driven, inspiring leadership qualities
  • Aged between 35 – 40 years
  • Clean Driving license
  • Proficiency in planning and reporting skills.
Motivated & qualified candidates should send their CV, with covering letter and current Passport size photograph before 15th June 2014 through Email agrijobs72@gmail.com

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Cash Services Manager - Uganda

Security Group Africa is a multinational security organization with fixed base operations ¡n the East Africa region, servicing security contracts throughout Africa from its Regional Headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.

The company offers a full spectrum of security services, ranging from static guards and dog patrols through to sophisticated electronic security, access control and surveillance equipment.

With over 40 years of operating experience and employing over 12,000 personnel in the region, Security Group Africa has the resources and capability to handle all of our client’s security requirements.

Due to the rapid expansion of our cash services in Uganda, we are seeking highly motivated individuals for the above position which has arisen.

The successful candidate shall be based in Kampala - Uganda and shall be responsible to the Managing Director for the coordination of all operations & Business Growth in the Cash services Department.

Key Attributes of the candidate
  • Should have a degree from a recognized University, Non graduates with extensive experience and a good track record shall be considered.
  • Must have excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • At least 10 years relevant experience three of which must be at a senior management level. 
  • Those with experience in the security Industry and in the management of a Cash Operations shall have an added advantage.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and team skills.
  • Must posses a high level of integrity and work ethic.
  • Must be a profit driven person and give priority to efficient service delivery.
  • Must have excellent leadership qualities.
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent computer competencies.
  • Must have a sound in-depth understanding of the Industry and must be conversant with recent technological and operational developments.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provision of leadership, vision and direction in the department.
  • Ensuring cost effective efficient management of the operations and resources of the department.
  • Control and maintenance of the departmental vehicle fleet and equipment in compliance with set national regulations.
  • Oversee the efficient management of the cash centre as well as other cash management services.
  • Ensure strict compliance with set company departmental standard operating procedures.
  • Provision of excellent client liaison services with a view to maximizing client satisfaction and retention.
  • Achievement of the financial objectives of the business within the approved operations budget.
  • Developing, motivating, directing and controlling the departmental team.
  • Driving revenue growth by prospecting for new business.
The position shall be demanding and has an attractive remuneration package. 

Those interested and meet the above requirements should send their applications and detailed C.V via e-mail to info@securitygroupke.com on or before 18th June 2014 addressed to the Human Resource Manager.

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