Divine Schools Ltd is a training institution in the Event Management Industry and has vacancies for the following positions.
 
Qualified Trainers in the following fields: Event Management, Flower Arrangement and Draping, Etiquette Protocol and Personal Branding, Small Business Management, and Fundraising and Proposal writing.

Qualified Sales and Telemarketers, over 29 years, experience not less than 2 years, a degree is an added advantage, ability to meet targets and close sales.

Deadline 11th of August 2014. 

Send cv’s with salary expectations to info@divineschools.com or drop at Chester House 1st Floor Koinange Street.
Description: Malteser International is an International NGO implementing medical projects in relief and development contexts in Africa, Asia and the Americas.

Its Administrative Support Unit (ASU) Africa is situated in Nairobi, Kenya tasked with the purpose of professionally complementing and monitoring the projects in Africa in all administrative aspects as an extended arm of the HQ in Germany.

Job Title: Senior Accountant
 
Job Location: Nairobi
 
Contract Period: Starting immediately till the end of the year with potential extension (annual budgets)
 
Closing Date: 19.08.2014
 

Job Description: The selected candidate will be heading the ASU and under the direct supervision of the Malteser International Country Coordinator:
 
Supervise and support a small team of ASU accountants in controlling monthly financial closure reports, particularly cash books, coming from Malteser project locations and in initiating required corrections

Preparation of budget controls and financial reports in accordance to respective donor standards and Malteser internal regulations
 
Play a supportive role in the annual Malteser budgeting process in Africa
 
Facilitate financial reports and documentation for Malteser annual closure and audit purposes
 
Facilitate training for Malteser staff and hold annual Africa Administration Workshop
 
Qualifications required:
 
The ideal candidate will be/possess:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance and qualified accountant (ACCA, CPA (K) or equivalent). Master’s degree an added advantage
  • Min. 5 years managerial experience in accounting or finance area of non-profit organization or an international commercial organization and excellent understanding of financial systems and procedures
  • Strong analytical skills to successfully perform financial reviews and other forms of quantitative analyses
  • Highly organized and able to wisely prioritize and successfully perform multiple and complex tasks
  • Ability to produce thorough, high quality results within a tight timeframe and meet deadlines and deliverables to partners and donors
  • Extensive experience w/computerized accounting systems, spreadsheets and database programs
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills and able to function in an organizational environment with a diversity of cultures and good at role of facilitator & team player in solving problems
Application including letter of motivation, CV, salary expectation and references to be sent to:

Country Coordinator
Malteser International Administrative Support Unit / Regional Office Nairobi
P.O. Box 66587, 00800 
Nairobi

Email to: sacc.applications@malteser-africa.org
 
Tel: 020-2010487/0733 200 401
Vacancy: General Manager
 
The organization is a dairy cooperative society based in Nyandarua County.
 
The society is seeking to recruit a dynamic General Manager who shall under the guidance of the Chairman be responsible for spearheading the profitable growth of the society whilst ensuring that key pillars of the organization are upheld.

The successful candidate shall oversee the development, implementation and management of the society’s strategy within allocated timelines and approved budget. 

He/She shall offer leadership in the following key administrative and operational areas; Milk procurement and extension services, marketing, animal feeds formulation & commercial production at
the society’s plant, finance and human resources management.

Qualifications, knowledge and experience required:
 
i. A Bachelors degree in business/finance related field from a recognized university. Possession of a diploma in cooperative management shall be an added advantage.
 
ii. A minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience, with a successful track record of distinguished leadership in senior management position; of which at least 3 years should have been in cooperative movement.
 
iii. Must demonstrate a strong understanding of the cooperative sector and dairy industry; and have developed good networks with key stakeholders in the sector.
 
iv. Must be a transformational change leader, a highly analytical and strategic thinker with good conceptualization skills and strong business acumen.
 
If you meet the minimum qualifications set above and believe that you are equal to the challenge, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating email and telephone contacts on your application letter.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.

To be considered, your application must be received by 18th August, 2014 addressed to;

The Chairman,
P.O. Box 64954 - 00620,
Nairobi.

Vacancy: Clerk of Works 
 
Job Description:
 Reporting to the Project Architect, the job holder will supervise construction works on behalf of the Employer.
 
They will be responsible for ensuring that high standards of quality control are maintained as well as effective coordination between the Contractor and the Consultants.

The project is located in Mombasa.

Work Experience
  • At least five (5) years’ work experience in construction management involving supervision of builders, electrical, mechanical, and external civil works.
  • Experience and knowledge in interpreting Architectural, Structural, Civil and Services drawings
  • Knowledge on safety and health requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in large housing projects
Qualifications
  • At least a Diploma in Architecture or Building Construction Engineering or Diploma/Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Be conversant with Microsoft Office, ArchiCAD and/or AutoCad etc
  • Good command of the English and Kiswahili languages
Interested applicants must provide current CVs, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current and expected salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by 20th August, 2014.

The Chairman,
Kenya Medical Association Housing Cooperative Society Ltd.,
KMA Centre, 4th Floor,
Chyulu Road, Upper Hill,
P.O. Box 48502 (00100),
Nairobi, Kenya.

E-mail: kmahousing@gmail.com



The International Potato Center (CIP) is seeking to recruit a dynamic and experienced Regional Finance Manager to support its project / research activities in potato and sweet potato in the region.
 
The Center: CIP is a not-for-profit international agricultural research organization with a global mandate to conduct research on genetic resources of potatoes, sweet potato, and other Andean roots and tubers, crop genetic enhancement and improvement, integrated crop management and sustainable management of natural resources.
 
The Position: The Regional Finance Manager will ensure strong stewardship and exceptional financial management across all of CIP Sub-Saharan Africa Region (CIPSSA).
 
This position will assist in designing, implementing and managing policies and procedures required for all aspects of financial compliance, accounting and reporting of international activities. 

The position will lead the SSA region’s knowledge management and learning strategies in the areas of financial management, support SSA regional accounting staff in strengthening the financial management capacity of both country/regional offices as well as local partners. 

The position will also be responsible to ensure that financial reporting relating to donor-funded projects is accurate and timely; that financial reporting of projects meets the needs of both 

1) the funding organizations, and 

2) project managers and operational staff. 

The Regional Finance Manager will oversee CIP’s project accounting and supervise accounting staff based in SSA Regional Offices that in turn support project and field-level accounting function across the countries that CIP operates in SSA.

Duties and Responsibilities:  

The Regional Finance Manager will work under the technical supervision of the Controller International Operations and administrative supervision of the Regional Director. 

The selected candidate will be responsible for financial oversight of the SSA Region in the following areas:-
  • Leadership, Accounting Systems, and Internal Controls
  • Project Accounting, Audit, Analysis, and Reporting
  • Talent Management, Training, and Safety, Health and Environment (SHE)
For a detailed job description please follow the link –http://cipotato.org/about-cip/jobs/open-positions/regional-finance-manager/
 
Key Competencies: Proficient in MS Office, especially in Excel, proficient in Accounting and Financial software packages, multitasking skills, deadline planning ability, adaptability. Good attention to detail and accuracy, strong organization and planning skills, results oriented, proficient interpersonal communication, team work, excellent analytical reasoning skills, Ability to work in multicultural environment, and maintaining confidentiality.

Requirements: A minimum of Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance and at least 7 years’ experience working in the NGO Sector/International Organization. Those with donor grants, Not-for-profit accounting and fund accounting, Internal service funds, Project grants and accounting system and project forecasting experience will have a definite advantage.

Experience: At least Five years of demonstrated work experience in similar positions and experience working with multiple donors is a MUST.

Conditions: The employment will be for a one-year term (with 3-months’ probation), renewable contingent upon individual performance and funding.

Language: Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Working knowledge of Portuguese, French, Spanish and Kiswahili

Applications: Apply by email, sending a letter of motivation, detailed C.V., copies of relevant certificates, and contacts of three referees to cip-nbo@cgiar.org on or before August 20th, 2014. 

The position title should be clearly marked on the subject line of the email message. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

You can learn more about CIP by accessing our web site athttp://www.cipotato.org.

CIP is an equal opportunity employer. 

Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.
Background: Windle Trust Kenya (WTK), a member of Windle Trust International Federation, is a nonprofit organization with a mission to transform society through education and training. 

We are working with communities in Dadaab District, Fafi, Wajir South, Turkana West, Dadaab Refugee Camps and Kakuma Refugee Camp in education projects.

Position Title: Education Counsellor - Kakuma
 
Contract term: Full-time, 1 year contract with possibility for extension
 
Key Areas of Responsibility:
 

The Education Counsellor will provide overall support to the teaching staff, PTA members and students by transferring counselling skills to them. 

Specific responsibilities include: 
  • Train teachers, parents and staff to enhance their effectiveness in providing psychosocial support to girls in their schools.
  • Facilitate establishment of school counselling programme and resources to help girls develop skills in the areas of personal/social growth, educational planning, and career development
  • Provide a comprehensive individual and group counselling services to meet the developmental, preventive, and remedial needs of girls in target primary and secondary schools.
Qualifications:
  • A psychology/ Guidance and Counselling or social science degree from a recognized University
  • Maturity of attitude, relevant experience and personality
  • Membership to a Professional counselling body
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the field of counselling, training, group facilitation, supervision and/or community based psychosocial programming
  • Demonstrated passion and a commitment to changing lives of others especially the girls for the better and inspires others in that passion and commitment.
  • Special interest, understanding, sensitivity and proven skills of working with girls and communities in Arid and Semi-Arid regions
  • Demonstrated ability to travel to and work in remote areas with rural populations.
  • High level computer skills required
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in developing and coaching staff and community members
How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please send your resumé with a covering letter quoting reference number 02/14 to: hr@windle.org

WTK is an equal opportunity employer. 

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline for applications is August 20th 2014. 

No telephone calls please.
Background: Windle Trust Kenya (WTK), a member of Windle Trust International Federation, is a nonprofit organization with a mission to transform society through education and training. 

We are working with communities in Dadaab District, Fafi, Wajir South, Turkana West, Dadaab Refugee Camps and Kakuma Refugee Camp in education projects.

Position Title: Security Officer - Dadaab
 
Contract term: Full-time, 1 year contract with possibility for extension

Key Areas of Responsibility:
 The Security Officer will support successful implementation of WTK projects in Dadaab.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all security and safety of WTK personnel and resources in Dadaab
  • Work closely with other agencies in Dadaab on security matters
  • Organize regular security training for staff
  • Provide security updates to senior management and staff
  • Ensure good coordination with all different departments in terms of security and movement arrangements
Qualifications:
  • University degree or Diploma in relevant discipline, particularly security management studies or public administration with either military or police training
  • Security management experience with a proven ability to develop and implement effective and contextualized protocols and systems
  • At least 2 years’ experience working with NGOs and/or other humanitarian organizations
  • Past or present experience in working with any of the Kenyan disciplined forces will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated experience working in uncertain, insecure and unstable locations
  • Experience with training & facilitation in security training for staff
  • Knowledge of international development, and refugee issues
  • Experience working with ethnically diverse communities
  • Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills in English and Kiswahili. Knowledge of local dialect is an added advantage
  • High level computer skills
How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please send your resumé with a covering letter quoting reference number 01/14 to: hr@windle.org

WTK is an equal opportunity employer. 

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Deadline for applications is August 20th 2014. 

No telephone calls please.
WWF, the global conservation organization is seeking a highly competent and outstanding individual to fill the position of Communications Officer – Graphic Design and Web Content Management for its Coastal East Africa Global Initiative to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Position title: Communications Officer, Graphic Design and Web Content Management
 
Reports to: Communications Manager, WWF Coastal East Africa Initiative
 
Supervises: None
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Duration: 2 years (with possibility of extension)
 
Mission of the Department: To ensure relevant and accurate communications in regard to Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique on conservation issues, and in places that are key for WWF CEA-I conservation priorities.
 
Major Functions
 

Ensure that the WWF Coastal East Africa Initiative (CEA-I) communicates impact of its Conservation Programme through Graphic Design and Web Content that is of the highest quality and relevance to Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and the world and to the implementation of the CEA-I Conservation Strategy, in line with that of WWF-AFRICA and WWF International overall Communications Strategy.

Major Duties and Responsibilities
  • Undertakes Graphic Design and web content management services as directed by Communications Manager or CEA-I Leader;
  • Provides support in communication that promotes conservation impact/outcome to inspire action by the identified target audiences;
  • Disseminates information in appropriate online media, as appropriate for different target audiences, that clearly explain WWF Coastal East Africa Initiative role in conservation and its relevance to the Kenyan, Tanzanian and Mozambican societies;
  • Maintains an updated www.panda.org/cea website;
  • Maintains and updates Facebook and Twitter pages for WWF CEA-I
  • Ensures effective knowledge and information management, and ensures that these are available to WWF Kenya staff and the WWF Network;
  • Delivers monthly e-newsletter (mail chimp) and a yearly designed and printed newsletter;
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Communications Manager, CEA-I Leader and the entire CEA-I Team.
Profile
 
Required Functional Skills:
  • Concrete Knowledge, understanding and use of Adobe Creative Suite 6, along with all associated packages such as Photoshop, InDesign, illustrator.
  • Concrete knowledge and understanding of the web and web formulation, management and posting of content on a regular basis.
  • Proven track record, and at least 5 years experience, in graphic design and web content management.
  • Experience in use of online platforms such as mail chimp and other list serves.
  • Hands-on multi-media skills good knowledge of Information Technology.
  • An understanding of, and vocational interest in, environmental conservation, international development, NGO sector and other related fields would be an advantage.
  • Excellent spoken and written English; knowledge of other languages such as Kiswahili and Portuguese is an advantage.
Required Skills and Competencies
  • Innovative, creative and willing to learn;
  • Excellent communication - interpersonal, organisational, analytical, good research skills;
  • Passionate about biodiversity conservation;
  • Adherence to WWF’s values, which are: Passionate & Optimistic, Challenging & Inspiring, Credible & Accountable, Persevering & Delivering Results.
Supervisory Responsibilities
 
There are no supervisory responsibilities with this role.
 
Working Relationships
 
Internal: Reports to the Communications Manager, WWF Coastal East Africa Initiative, and interacts on a daily basis with the Coastal East Africa CEA Initiative Team. Interacts furthermore with relevant staff at WWF Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique Country Office, WWF Africa Office, WWF International, and other WWF Network staff.

External: Interacts with national governmental institutions, non-governmental organisations, academic institutions, the media, donors, specialists / consultants, and other stakeholders, in collaboration with the WWF CEA-I Leader and Communications Manager.
 
This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from staff. 

Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

Shortlisted candidates are encouraged to bring evidence of previous work done in graphic design and web content creation and management.

How to Apply

All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV to Careers@wwfafrica.org under the subject-line “Communications Officer-Graphic Design and Web Content Management” no later than 5.00pm, August 15th 2014, East African Time.

ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

WWF is an equal opportunity Employer and is committed to having a diverse workforce.
A well-established regional fast moving consumer goods company seeks to recruit qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following positions.
 
Area Sales Manager
 
Responsibilities
  • Achievement of volume\brand mix targets, availability, visibility, quality, and customer price targets within respective region.
  • Effectively manage the distributors and wholesalers in the area of designation to ensure business growth and development.
  • Manage, train, coach and motivate the Sales Representatives in order to deliver trade and distribution activities superior to competition in respect of both core and added value services.
  • Co-ordinate implementation of brand and trade programs in the area of operation.
  • Ensure minimal commercial risks in the area.
  • Consolidation of market intelligence data in the area.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position in an FMCG Company.
  • Past experience dealing with multiple products.
  • Thorough understanding of trade dynamics.
  • A Self-driven personality with demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrated good leadership skills, team player, good communicator, good negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Degree in Business administration - Marketing. A post graduate degree will be an added advantage.
  • Valid driving license.
Sales Representatives
 
Responsibilities: -
  • Ensure achievement of volume\brand mix targets, availability and product visibility.
  • Negotiate and take orders from customers through scheduled or periodical visits, ensuring that that the trade coverage and visit frequency targets are met according to the route plans.
  • Provide data and maintain accurate market activity reports on competitor activities and distribution performance.
  • Identify New Business Development opportunities and maximize on them.
  • Build solid working relationships with distributors and wholesalers in the area of designation to ensure business growth and development.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Minimum 2 -4 years’ experience in a similar position in an FMCG Company.
  • Past experience dealing with multiple products.
  • Thorough understanding of trade dynamics.
  • A Self-driven personality.
  • Team player, good communicator, good negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Degree in Business administration - Marketing. A post graduate degree will be an added advantage.
  • Valid driving license.
If you fulfill the above requirements, you are invited to apply by submitting in a sealed envelope an application letter together with an up dated CV, Copies of Certificates, testimonials and names of 3 referees by 15th August 2014 to the address provided below:-

DNA 1701
P.O Box 49010-00100
Nairobi
A State Corporation in the Agriculture Sector would like to invite applications from qualified Kenyans for the following positions:

Inspectors

Ref: VA/1/8/2014

Major duties and responsibilities
  • Inspection of agricultural produce at entry/exit points.
  • Inspection of seed crops at various stages of seed certification (field inspections, seed sampling, seed testing and labeling).
  • Inspection of plant quarantine facilities.
  • Inspection of facilities meant for introduction of GMOs and other restricted plant materials.
  • Surveillance for pest and disease control.
  • Organization and participation in seed post certification survey activities.
  • Coordination of farmer advisory services through stakeholder awareness meetings.
Key Qualifications

  • MSc in Crop Protection, BSc in Horticulture, Agronomy, Seed Technology or Botany from a recognized university.
  • Knowledge on identification, diagnosis and management of pests.
  • Knowledge in pest risk analysis and general plant health compliance determination in traded commodities.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft office packages.
  • Ability to work independently, in a team and under pressure.
  • Knowledge of a Quality Management System.
Analytical Chemists

Ref: VA/2/8/2014
 
Major duties and responsibilities
  • Analyses of samples including sample preparation and chemical analysis.
  • Data handling and interpretation.
  • Represent the organization in relevant stakeholder fora.
  • Implementation and improvement of the Quality Management System of the laboratory.
  • Technical evaluation of equipment and laboratory consumables to be procured.
  • Awareness creation and training of stakeholders.
Key Qualifications
  • Master of Science or Bachelor of Science in Analytical Chemistry from a recognized University.
  • Be knowledgeable in laboratory instrumentation and/or electronic computer engineering.
  • Be familiar with data analysis and reporting.
  • Be computer literate in relevant statistical packages.
  • Be familiar with laboratory quality management.
  • Be a team player, flexible and able to work under pressure.
Interested and qualified individuals should forward their CVs, copies of academic and professional certificates and national identity card to:

The Advertiser, 
DN/A 1702
P.O. Box 49010 - 00100, 
Nairobi

not later than 20th August, 2014.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Potential candidates from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

Career Opportunity: Medical Representatives

GSK is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies.

We research, develop, produce and market vaccines and medicines to target unmet medical needs. 

Our pharmaceutical business makes available medicines that treat a variety of serious and chronic diseases. 

We have medicines available or in development in a wide range of areas including: Anti–Infectives, Respiratory, Vaccines, ARV medicines, Anesthesia, Critical care medicines and Dermatology.
 
An exciting career opportunity has arisen for highly motivated and enterprising individuals to join the organization as Medical Representatives based in Kenya in the Pharmaceutical Division.
 

The successful candidates’ principal purpose will be to ensure detailing of pharmaceutical products and sharing of technical knowledge with healthcare professionals.

Essential Job Responsibilities
  • Promoting and detailing assigned company products to various Medical professionals in order to generate prescriptions;
  • Organizing and conducting value- adding Continuing Medical Education to various groups to enhance customer understanding of key brand messages;
  • Managing assigned territory to ensure efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Ability to engage with experts in the medical field through excellent product knowledge;
  • Relationship building and representing GSK at various forums.
Qualification & Knowledge
 
The prospective candidate will have a minimum of an a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Chemistry or Biochemistry with at least two years pharmaceutical sales experience within the healthcare industry with consistent high performance demonstrated within this period.

The candidate will have good interpersonal skills, excellent selling capability and good communication skills.

They will have impeccable integrity and hold a valid driving licence.

Interested candidates should apply stating their overall suitability for the position together with a detailed CV that clearly addresses the ability to perform the key responsibilities to: 

ea-hr.recruitment@gsk.com

The application deadline is 20th August 2014

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted

GSK is an equal opportunity employer

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