in the manufacturing sector established in 1947 requires Graduate Marketing Executives who believe in the ethos of ‘work hard, play hard’. 

With his business ethics and understanding of how to support their staff

New sales employees can expect to earn Ks 18 to 20k per month

Person requirements


Our client is fast growing and needs lots of new talent to manage our customers and win new accounts. 

We don’t need you to have lots of experience though you need a background in marketing or sales degree. 

We need very bright, articulate, hardworking, enthusiastic team players who are strong communicators and want to work in a passionate environment
Your duties will include:

Generation of new accounts / opportunities through:

  • Business Intelligence gathering / research
  • Targeted Activity on current customers and new distributors
  • Following up marketing activity
  • Customer Visits to introduce our bread as and when required
To maximise revenue / profit from every managed account through:
  • Developing a thorough understanding of the customers business needs
  • Introduction of as many core product sets as possible to each account
  • Develop multiple contacts within each account
  • Providing the required level of customer service
  • Regular review meetings with customers (where appropriate, ask TL for guidance)
Qualification and experience requirements

We’re looking for strong communicators –with degree in commerce Marketing option

How to apply

If you feel you have the skills as indicated please send CV only to careersinafrika@gmail.com. Please do not send scanned copies of certificates. 

We looking to recent graduates of 2012-2014

Movetech is an upcoming web based software and web design company. 

We are seeking a marketing representative interns to market our software solutions and services to business in Kenya. 

The products are ERP, CRM, AMS, POS and more web based products.

We are looking for a passionate Sales and Marketing Interns

Your Responsibilities
  • Identification and acquisition of potential customers
  • Evaluation of market and sales opportunities
  • Exhibition of our software products
  • Customer relationship management
  • Development of marketing plans and sales forecasts
Your Qualification and Skills

  • Diploma holder in sales/marketing/computer 
  • Knowledge in computers
  • Knowledge in CRM, ERP, POS, Asset Management System and related software’s will be an added advantage
  • Confident, communicative, and friendly representation
  • Capable of working independently and reliably
  • Very good in presentation
What We Offer
  • During the months of Internship we only cater for your fares
  • We also offer Commision based on sales
  • There is opportunity for advancement with this position.
We look forward to hear from you. 

Please send your application including CV by Email to Jobs Info Desk (jobs@movetech.co.ke).
Vacancy: Sales Executive

The Sales Executive is at the front of developing and securing business for our exciting range of Mobile VAS products and solutions. 

You will be responsible for growing our portfolio of clients and driving repeat business through selling and upselling to new and existing customers.

You must be a go-getter. 

You are someone that can hit the ground running and deliver quick results. 

Your experience as a Sales professional will include generating leads and closing deals with a demonstrated track record of meeting weekly, monthly and quarterly sales targets. 

You should be as equally comfortable on the telephone making cold-calls and generating leads, as you are in closing a deal face-to-face with a customer.
Duties:

  • Meet sales targets as assigned by management
  • Maintain and build up client relations
  • Lead generation - conduct cold-calls and visit customers
  • Follow up and update sales status through reporting system
  • Prepare daily and weekly sales reports and updates
  • Participate in sales promotion activities
Requirements:
  • At least 2 year(s) of working experience in business to business, and direct sales of Mobile VAS, IT solutions or in the related field as required for this position
  • Strong interest in mobile solutions and content services, trends and technologies.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills including presentation skills
  • Experience with target solution selling, and/or consultative sales techniques
  • Experience with direct selling techniques of cold calling and lead generation
  • Team player, self-motivated, result-oriented and highly independent
  • Knowledge of IT, Microsoft office, internet and email, and social media
Email CV, current and expected salary to recruitment@odumont.com with “IT Sales Executive” in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 2nd July 2014
Job Title: Chief Executive Officer, Somalia Accountability Programme
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Management responsibility: Finance Director, Communications Manager, Procurement Manager
 
Reporting to: Head of Horn of Africa Region
 
Key Relationships: Director of Programmes, Africa and MENA, Somalia/land Country Manager, Director of Policy & Advocacy, Director of HR/Operations and Head of Funding, IAAP Project Leads/Directors

Salary range: Competitive INGO salary package
 
Background: DFID is currently seeking tenders for a Prime Contractor to manage the ‘Implementation and Analysis in Action of Accountability Programme’ (IAAAP) in Somalia.

Implemented through a consortium, the IAAAP will lead extensive action research and in-country programming to directly address and provide a better evidence basis for interventions which can improve accountability. 

The IAAAP will consist of a design phase (start-up & inception) for nine months and an implementation phase of 46 months.
 
The Chief Executive Officer will have strategic & overall leadership responsibility for all aspects of programme management across the IAAAP consortium.
 

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. 

We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. 

We have a strong thematic focus to our conflict prevention work prioritising: access to security and justice services; arms controls; aid and conflict; and governance and peacebuilding. 

We contribute to lasting change in specific countries and regions and internationally through a combination of research and policy development, advocacy and through supporting practical action at the local level in conflict-affected societies. 

We currently have country and regional programmes in Central and South Asia, the Caucasus, Eastern Europe, the Horn and Great Lakes regions of Africa and the Middle East and North Africa.

Job Purpose: Saferworld is seeking a high performing strategist and executive officer with a proven record in leadership and senior management experience to fill the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the anticipated DFID Implementation and Analysis in Action of Accountability Programme (IAAAP) in Somalia. 

The Chief Executive Officer will have overall leadership responsibility for all aspects of programme cycle management across the IAAAP consortium.

This position is subject to project award and funding.
 
Key areas of responsibility:
 
1: Strategic planning and programme development
 
2: People management
 
3: Fundraising and financial management
 
4: Policy, research and communications
 
Duties:
 
1: Strategic planning and programme development
  • Lead the Programme Inception Phase to design a combined research and implementation programme to address issues of accountability in Somalia.
  • Lead on the strategic development of the programme
  • Oversee and support procurement
  • Oversee implementation and monitoring of strategic interventions in Somalia designed to improve accountability of state and non-state actors.
  • Undertake high-level representation for the programme with Somali and international policy-makers and other senior officials of national and donor governments and international agencies.
  • Oversee and support the development of relations with other partners in the programme to deliver research and interventions to further the programme objectives.
  • Manage the implementation of particular programme tasks as determined by capacity needs and strategic significance.
2: People management
  • Oversee the recruitment of outstanding staff for the programme during the Start-up Phase, in line with Saferworld’s recruitment policy. Manage the recruitment of short term staff during critical periods.
  • Monitor and support the performance management of staff aiming at building a high performing team;
  • Manage the performance of direct line reports and oversee other senior staff and consultants where necessary;
  • Play an active role in developing programme systems and policies, following Saferworld’s protocols.
  • Ensure organisational security protocols and duty of care standards are maintained by the team
  • Ensure the physical welfare, well-being and professional development of programme staff
  • Ensure effective relations are maintained with other parts of Saferworld.
3: Financial and funding management
  • Oversight of financial management systems including reporting functions.
  • Oversight of financial reporting systems for partners, sub-contractors and grantees
  • Oversee reporting to DFID, ensuring it is in line with the requirements of the grant.
  • Ensure regular engagement with contacts at DFID.
  • Ensure that programme staff, partners, sub-contractors and grantees understand financial management and control policies, and work within their budgets to deliver agreed priorities.
  • Ensure that high levels of budgeting and financial management is maintained
4. Policy, Research and Communications
  • Work closely with the Political Economy Research Director, promote the work of the IAAAP to national and international policy-makers.
  • Ensure that the research informs best practice of future accountability interventions in Somalia.
Person Specification
  • At least 10 years’ senior management experience working on implementation and management of large-scale development programmes in Fragile and Conflict Affected States (FCAS)
  • An excellent understanding of governance and accountability issues in the context of Somalia and Somaliland
  • High level corporate management skills
  • Strong networking and partner management skills - able to interface between all IAAAP partners, DFID and other stakeholders
  • Ambassadorial - Owner of a wide global network of contacts in governments, UN Agencies, INGOs, and at corporate level in partnering organisations.
  • Experience in research, fragile states and governance reforms
  • Master’s degree or higher in international relations, development studies, political science or a related field, or set of relevant professional qualifications, in project management
  • Willingness and ability to travel regularly throughout Somalia, (security conditions permitting,) in order to be able to gain first-hand knowledge about project interventions.
  • Proven ability to manage and motivate staff at all levels, including experience of remote management of staff.
  • Experience of budget development and financial management
  • Excellent written and spoken English, and knowledge of Somali is desirable
  • High level communication skills, including experience of communicating effectively across cultures and with diverse audiences, both verbally and in writing;
Terms and Conditions
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Salary: Competitive INGO salary package
 
Contract length: The position is subject to project award and funding
 
Application Process
 
Please email your CV and a letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria to Marie Aziz at recruitment@saferworld.org.uk (please use heading: Ref: CEOS)

Deadline for applications: 6th July 2014
We seek a suitable candidate to fill the position below:

Vacancy: Switch Administrator

Summary of Duties & responsibilities:
 
Operational Support
  • Improve general Postilion availability , performance and throughput
  • Administering a transaction switch in a PCI environment
  • Administering a transaction switch in a Highly Available environment
  • Administering the HSM (Futurex or Thales)
  • Loading of Postilion, operating system and database patches
  • Perform standby activities, respond to / resolve incidents and problems promptly
  • Prevent recurring incidents
  • Ensure that correct monitoring levels are in place and actively monitored
  • Identify and run proactive projects to improve the overall team
Process Optimization

  • Manage the capacity of the Postilion systems
  • Manage and implement the correct patches following the appropriate patch management methodologies without placing the organization at risk
  • Ensure that all events are effectively monitored and managed
Documentation
  • Keep system documentation up to date and current including all changes
  • Update the operational run books for each system
  • Capture changes promptly and with the correct level of detail
General
  • Liaise with other partners (banks, telecommunication organizations e.t.c) driving incidents until resolution (key is to be proactive by reducing the Time to Repair to a minimum)
  • Communicating with users and general business with regards to incidents and problems
  • Finding innovative ways to improve the current ways of working
Professional Qualification, Experience & skills:
  • Degree in Computer science or equivalent from a recognized University
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Proficiency in using structured query language and designing crystal reports
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft office{word,excel,powerpoint,Visio}
  • Demonstrate experience in working with relational database management systems; experience with SQL server will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate an understanding for the importance of properly documenting software-functional specifications, user and product manuals
  • General understanding of cryptography, security and Electronic Funds Transfer mechanisms
  • Ability to communicate technical terms to non-technical audience
  • Good communication & organizational skills
If your experience and competencies match the above specifications please send a cover letter & detailed CV indicating current & expected pay to kfdjobs@gmail.com. 

Closing date for applications is 28th June 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Call for Short Term Experts
 
Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. 

We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. 

We have a strong thematic focus to our conflict prevention work prioritising: access to security and justice services; arms controls; aid and conflict; and governance and peacebuilding. 

We contribute to lasting change in specific countries and regions and internationally through a combination of research and policy development, advocacy and through supporting practical action at the local level in conflict-affected societies. 

We currently have country and regional programmes in Central and South Asia, the Caucasus, Eastern Europe, the Horn and Great Lakes regions of Africa and the Middle East and North Africa
 
Saferworld is currently seeking expressions of interest from qualified experts in governance, research, communications, advocacy and monitoring and evaluation to develop a pool of high-quality, pre-qualified short term expertise to assist in the implementation of the DFID-funded Implementation and Analysis in Action on Accountability Programme in Somalia and Somaliland. 

The objective of IAAAP is to implement and scale up a package of strategic interventions supported by on-going “live” analytics that improve government performance and societal accountability in Somalia. 

Short term experts will be called upon at key points during the design and implementation of the programme to advise on the development of research projects and accountability interventions.

The Saferworld is calling for Expressions of Interest from professionals with expertise in one or more of the following areas: 
  • Somalia Political Economy/Science 
  • Financial Flows Mapping and Analysis 
  • Extractive Industries in Fragile States Analysis 
  • Somali Logistics 
  • Ethnographic, Anthropologic, Sociological 
  • Civil Society Analysis, Capacity Building and Development 
  • International Research Expertise on State/ Peace Building Accountability Issues and International Development 
  • M&E, Theory of Change Development, Log Frame Development 
  • Communication Strategy, Research Uptake and Influence Expertise 
Applicants should have: 
  • Minimum five years’ relevant experience in field of expertise 
  • Professional experience in Somalia/Somaliland or the Horn of Africa 
  • Knowledge of, and preferably experience working with, DfID or other donor-funded projects 
  • Fluency in English (Knowledge of Somali an advantage)
This position is subject to project award and funding.

To register your interest, please submit a cover letter and CV to recruitment@saferworld.org.uk by 6 July 2014
Job Title: Finance Director, Somalia Accountability Programme
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Management Responsibility: Financial support staff
 
Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer, Somalia Accountability Programme
 
Key Relationships: Head of Horn of Africa programme, Director of Programmes, Africa and MENA, Somalia/land Country Manager, Head of Policy & Advocacy, Director of Finance, Head of Funding, IAAP Project Leads/Directors
 
Salary range: Competitive INGO salary package
 
Background: DFID is currently seeking tenders for a Prime Contractor to manage the ‘Implementation and Analysis in Action of Accountability Programme’ (IAAAP) in Somalia. 

Implemented through a consortium, the IAAAP will lead extensive action research and in-country programming to directly address and provide a better evidence basis for interventions which can improve accountability. 

The IAAAP will consist of a design phase (start-up & inception) for nine months and an implementation phase of 46 months. 

The Finance Director is a key role within the IAAAP, hosted within Saferworld.

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. 

We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. 

We have a strong thematic focus to our conflict prevention work prioritising: access to security and justice services; arms controls; aid and conflict; and governance and peacebuilding. 

We contribute to lasting change in specific countries and regions and internationally through a combination of research and policy development, advocacy and through supporting practical action at the local level in conflict-affected societies. 

We currently have country and regional programmes in Central and South Asia, the Caucasus, Eastern Europe, the Horn and Great Lakes regions of Africa and the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Job Purpose: The Finance Director will be responsible for ensuring the design of high-quality financial management systems and their implementation across the IAAAP consortium members.
 
This position is subject to project award and funding.

Key areas of responsibility:
 
1 Project financial modelling 3 Financial system development
 
2 Risk management and control environment 4 Financial efficiency and effectiveness
 
Duties:
 
1 Project financial modelling
  • During inception phase, develop financial model for the project;
  • With CEO, agree results-based payment framework linking cash flows to project results and outputs;
  • Establish financial and non-financial KPIs to monitor project progress;
  • Demonstrate Value for Money in accordance with the donor’s requirements
  • Build monitoring framework for partner reporting.
2 Risk management and control environment
  • Lead the monitoring and evaluation of risks in SW project team and partners;
  • Develop appropriate financial and ethical control frameworks, effective in the Somalia context;
  • Ensure compliance in SW project team and partners can be demonstrated for all donor requirements on due diligence and due of care (e.g. fraud and corruption), ensuring funds reach their intended beneficiaries
3 Financial system development
  • Manage Nairobi-based team responsible for keeping financial records, performing control procedures and safeguarding assets. Liaise with SW colleagues to ensure all project finance teams are coordinated effectively;
  • Oversea effective and timely financial reporting from partners and project staff to Saferworld colleagues and the donor;
4 Financial efficiency and effectiveness
  • Draw on best practice and knowledge of the Somalia context to develop achievable standards on Value for Money assessment
  • Review and enhance procedures and practices where appropriate to enhance control and ensure continuous improvements
5 Other tasks
  • Develop project finance team
  • Develop strong relationships with all consortium partners in IAAAP
  • Oversee all procurement activity in coordination with the Procurement manager
Person Specification
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related subject (Economics / Accounting / Finance or Business Administration) or compensating relevant work experience.
  • A recognised accounting qualification (CIMA, ACCA, etc)
  • At least 5-8 years’ experience in financial management ideally within an international non-governmental organisation (INGO). Knowledge of Somalia would be an advantage
  • Expertise with regards to DFID’s concepts of Value for Money
  • High level of financial management and compliance expertise
  • Experience of developing and improving financial systems
  • Project experience, including financial modelling and managing partners. Previous experience in managing consortia-run programmes with multiple partners would be an advantage.
  • Experience of management reporting to colleagues, and ideally overseas offices
Terms and Conditions
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Salary: Competitive INGO salary package
 
Contract Length: The position is subject to project award and funding
 
Application Process
 
Please email your CV and a letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria to Marie Aziz at recruitment@saferworld.org.uk (please use heading: Ref: FDS)

Deadline for applications: 4th July 2014
Job Title: Procurement Manager, Somalia Accountability Programme
 
Location: Nairobi (with frequent travel to Somalia and Somaliland)
 
Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer, Somalia Accountability Programme
 
Key Relationships: Director of Programmes, Africa and MENA, Somalia/land Country Manager, Director of Finance, IAAP Project Leads/Directors
 
Salary range: Competitive INGO salary package
 
Background: DFID is currently seeking tenders for a Prime Contractor to manage the ‘Implementation and Analysis in Action of Accountability Programme’ (IAAAP) in Somalia. 

Implemented through a consortium, the IAAAP will lead extensive action research and in-country programming to directly address and provide a better evidence basis for interventions which can improve accountability. 

The IAAAP will consist of a design phase (start-up & inception) for nine months and an implementation phase of 46 months. The Procurement Manager is a key role within the IAAAP, hosted within Saferworld.

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. 

We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. 

We have a strong thematic focus to our conflict prevention work prioritising: access to security and justice services; arms controls; aid and conflict; and governance and peacebuilding. 

We contribute to lasting change in specific countries and regions and internationally through a combination of research and policy development, advocacy and through supporting practical action at the local level in conflict-affected societies. 

We currently have country and regional programmes in Central and South Asia, the Caucasus, Eastern Europe, the Horn and Great Lakes regions of Africa and the Middle East and North Africa

Job Purpose: Saferworld is seeking an experienced procurement manager to fill the role of Procurement Manager for the DFID Implementation and Analysis in Action of Accountability Programme (IAAAP) in Somalia. 

The Procurement Manager will be responsible for ensuring that effective procurement policies and procedures are in place to purchase quality assured goods and services for the programme at competitive prices.
 
This position is subject to project award and funding.

Duties:
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the market for accountability interventions in Somalia and Somaliland
  • Design an effective procurement methodology to deliver the required institutions and sub-contractors, in accordance with international best practice, including:
  1. Advertising process;
  2. Managing procurement correspondence;
  3. Bid receipt and bid opening;
  4. Bid evaluation;
  • Draft and update the programme procurement manual, in accordance with DFID guidelines. 
  • Ensure Saferworld and partners can demonstrate compliance;
  • Manage ongoing sub-contracting parties;
  • Manage relationships with procurement agents;
  • Manage relationship with DFID’s local Divisional Procurement Officer;
  • Ensure that conflict sensitive approaches to procurement are carried out at all stages, with the required level analysis and coordination for the Somali context.
Person Specification
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field;
  • Professional procurement certification required;
  • At least 4-6 years’ experience in procurement management/administration ideally within an international non-governmental organisation (INGO);
  • Experience of working on large-scale development programmes;
  • Experience of procuring goods and services in the context of Fragile and Conflict Affected States (FCAS). Experience in Somalia would be an advantage;
  • Experience of working in a high pressure environment and to tight deadlines;
  • Knowledge of DFID’s procurement guidelines.
Terms and Conditions
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Salary: Competitive INGO salary package
 
Contract length: The position is subject to project award and funding
 
Application Process
 
Please email your CV and a letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria to Marie Aziz at recruitment@saferworld.org.uk (please use heading: Ref: PMS)

Deadline for applications: 6th July 2014
Job Title: Communications Manager, Somalia Accountability Programme
 
Location: Nairobi (with frequent travel to Somalia and Somaliland)
 
Management responsibility: n/a
 
Reporting to: Chief Executive Officer, Somalia Accountability Programme
 
Key Relationships: Director of Programmes, Africa and MENA, Somalia/land Country Manager, Heads of Policy, Advocacy, Funding and Communications, Director of Operations, and IAAP Project Leads/Directors

Salary range: Competitive INGO Salary (This position is subject to project award and funding.)
 
Background: DFID is currently seeking tenders for a Prime Contractor to manage the ‘Implementation and Analysis in Action of Accountability Programme’ (IAAAP) in Somalia.

Implemented through a consortium, the IAAAP will lead extensive action research and in-country programming to directly address and provide a better evidence basis for interventions which can improve accountability. 

The IAAAP will consist of a design phase (start-up & inception) for nine months and an implementation phase of 46 months. 

The Communications Manager is a key role within the IAAAP, hosted within Saferworld.
 

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. 

We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. 

We have a strong thematic focus to our conflict prevention work prioritising: access to security and justice services; arms controls; aid and conflict; and governance and peacebuilding. 

We contribute to lasting change in specific countries and regions and internationally through a combination of research and policy development, advocacy and through supporting practical action at the local level in conflict-affected societies. 

We currently have country and regional programmes in Central and South Asia, the Caucasus, Eastern Europe, the Horn and Great Lakes regions of Africa and the Middle East and North Africa.
 
Key areas of responsibility:
 
1: Develop and implement a coherent and innovative communications strategy
 
2: Contribute to the production of a range of communications outputs
 
3: Support the capacity of IAAAP partners to communicate research

Duties:
 
1: Develop and implement a coherent and innovative communications strategy
  • Undertaking a communications assessment for the entire programme, including the capacity and needs of the IAAAP partners to collaborate and deliver communications components, and an assessment of appropriate approaches, tools and channels.
  • Undertaking stakeholder analyses, in collaboration with research staff, to identify key audiences for research findings at different stages of research
  • Assess the relevance of new ICT approaches such as crowd sourcing, data visualisation, apps etc to maximise communications impact; liaising with Project Lead M+E on data gathering and monitoring mechanisms.
  • Liaising with stakeholders to provide feedback on the results of research and its impact on policies
  • Coordinating the monitoring and evaluation of the communications strategy throughout the IAAAP.
2: Contribute to the production of a range of communications outputs that will be accessible to policy makers at national and international levels.
  • Proactively working with research staff to produce communications products that are designed for the programmes’ different audiences.
  • Proactively working with research staff to identify the most appropriate communication channels for different products (for example, through the media, television, radio, workshops, etc.).
  • Proactively work with target audiences to find ways of meeting their needs. This might involve an assessment of the communications context in which the research is being targeted or demanded.
  • Designing and maintaining the IAAAP’s web presence, monitoring its reach, and establishing online subscription mechanisms for interested parties where appropriate.
  • Developing internal communication processes for the IAAAP.
  • Identifying ways of engaging with those directly involved with or interested in the research (e.g. newsletters, blogs).
  • Working with IAAAP partners to identify and develop case studies and news stories for the IAAAP itself but also for sharing with DFID.
  • Developing a process to track and communicate case studies and news stories.
3: Support the capacity of IAAAP partners to communicate research findings to relevant audiences.
  • Developing generic communications tools that can be used by communications focal people in IAAAP partner institutions.
  • Identifying training needs for communication among partner institutions and appropriate means of addressing these, including, if appropriate, short training courses.
  • Sharing good practice with RPC partners (and other RPC and DFID funded research programmes) in order to maximize the impact of communication activities.
  • Supporting researchers to determine where the research has potential for use, and how to make it accessible to different types of research user.
Person Specification
 
The successful candidate will need:
  • At least 10 years’ experience in a senior communications position relating to international relations, development, peacebuilding or academia.
  • Extensive experience of managing communications/research uptake on large-scale multi-strand research projects
  • Excellent understanding of translating academic research into communications products and policy outputs
  • Excellent understanding of governance and accountability issues in the context of Somalia and Somaliland
  • Master’s degree, or higher in, journalism, communications, international relations, development studies, political science or a related field.
  • Excellent skills in terms of networking, outreach and influence amongst the international community.
  • Extensive experience using media and social media for social change.
  • Experience in the use of new information and communication technologies such as crowd sourcing, data visualisation and mobile phone technology to promote accountability.
  • Willingness and ability to travel regularly throughout Somalia, (security conditions permitting)
  • Proven ability to manage and motivate staff at all levels, including experience of remote management of staff.
  • Excellent written and spoken English. Knowledge of Somali desirable.
  • High level communication skills, including experience of communicating effectively across cultures and with diverse audiences, both verbally and in writing
Terms and Conditions
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Salary: Competitive INGO salary package
 
Contract length: The position is subject to project award and funding
 
Application Process:
 
Please email your CV and a letter detailing how you meet the selection criteria to Marie Aziz at recruitment@saferworld.org.uk (please use heading: Ref: CMS)

Deadline for applications: 6th July 2014

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