The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. 

It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.
The ICRC Somalia delegation in Nairobi is seeking for an experienced and motivated person to fill the position of:
Under the supervision of the Assistant (head of Secretariat office), the Secretary provides general and secretarial support to the Management Team (Head of Delegation, two deputy heads of delegation) and contributes to the smooth and efficient flow and sharing of information within the Units in Nairobi and its offices in Somali. 

Act as a focal point for training and support to staff based Somalia offices for the organization and management of information sharing tools.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Supports Management team in organizing priorities of the delegation, act as a facilitator and ease decision making process ensuring a coordinated and consistent work flow;
  • Maintains calendars and schedules for the Management team in coordination with the Assistant, participates to internal meetings and takes minutes of meeting;
  • Organizes external meetings / missions in Somalia and establishes independently priorities and provide adequate follow-up;
  • Develops and maintains active professional network and facilitate relationship with stakeholders in particular those based in Somalia, keeps the contact database up to date;
  • Drafts routine diplomatic correspondence and other communication in English;
  • Translates simple documents in Somali to English and vice versa, when necessary;
  • Compiles and finalizes summaries and regular reports;
  • Prepares specific files for the Management team (internal briefing files, maps, documents for external contacts);
  • Manages, updates and further develops various information and listing on internal databases, in coordination with the Assistant;
  • Trains the secretaries based in Somalia offices with regular visits, on the information management tools and procedures, contributes to the development of their skills;
  • Supervises and supports the staff based in Somalia offices on the information management and record management system, and implements whatever changes are needed to ensure optimal performance;
  • Performs general secretarial duties independently, including distribution of documents, preparation of diplomatic pouch for the Headquarter, filing, organize Somali visas for staff travelling to Somalia, office supply, equipment orders, photocopying and scanning;
  • Replaces the Assistant when absent.
Experience required
  • Diplomas in office management. Any other assistant-relevant training is an asset;
  • Excellent knowledge of secretariat’s work, minimum (3) three years of professional experience in similar position;
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English, Somali and Swahili;
  • Very good knowledge of computer tools, in particular Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Lotus Notes;
  • Interest and skills for training of users;
  • Ability to work in an independent and disciplined manner; organizational skills; ability to set priorities and to use initiative;
  • Flexibility and willingness in managing daily tasks;
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with all required confidentiality;
  • Team spirit and the desire to help establish a positive dynamic in the unit.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Interested and qualified persons, with the required experience are invited to submit their application to the Head of Human Resources on the below address, before 19th of September 2014.

(Indicate the position title on the subject line).

Please include; Detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, current and expected remuneration and contact details of three referees.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

International Committee of the Red Cross, 
Somalia Delegation, Denis Pritt Road, 
P.O Box 73226, Nairobi, 00200, 

Jhpiego is the lead implementing partner for the USAID’s five year Maternal and Child Survival Project (MCSP), which aims to scale up evidence-based, high impact reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) interventions with increased equity to end preventable maternal and child deaths. 

These interventions will be scaled up in select counties with poor maternal, newborn and child health indicators with a strong emphasis on program learning and accountability to strengthen RMNCH outcomes across the continuum of care from the household, through the community to the health
facility level.
We are currently looking for a senior experienced individual with excellent technical skills who is a team player, dedicated, hard-working, highly motivated and able to work in a high pressure environment requiring multi-tasking with minimum supervision.

Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Advisor
Reporting to the Technical Director MCSP, the Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (MER) Advisor will lead the MER function of the project specifically, in the development of the M&E framework, monitoring of project implementation, reporting of the key project indicators, and take the lead in promoting and spearheading all research activities of the project. 

This position is based in Nairobi; however, there will be frequent travel to target counties.

  • Provide technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the project monitoring, evaluation and research
  • Contribute to strategic planning, implementation and monitoring of the MER activities of the project
  • Develop tools and strategies to improve evidence based programming
  • Contribute in the preparation and implementation of project’s work plans and technical quarterly and annual reports to the project and its funding agencies
  • Compile and analyse data for performance monitoring and evaluation to allow the project team to have a good overview of project performance.
  • Coordinate with project and other partner staff in the implementing districts to create, test, and refine relevant M&E frameworks for effective collection, storage and use of service provision data
  • Work with program officers in producing and maintaining up-to-date project management and monitoring tables
  • Assist in gathering technical updates on program planning, monitoring, evaluation and research
  • Develop and maintain a system for archiving M&E guidelines, tools, data files, analysis files, reports and presentations for each major activity undertaken
  • Facilitate on-the-job MER training for capacity development, especially in the area of use of data for decision making.
  • A Masters degree in M&E, statistics, epidemiology, or public health related field
  • Five years of work experience working in public health projects.
  • Extensive experience in monitoring and evaluation and health information management system
  • Excellent analytical, oral and report- writing skills
  • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of SPSS and MS Word, PowerPoint ,Excel and Access
  • Individuals with the following experience will have an added advantage:-
  • Working in reproductive, maternal and child health field
  • Working in research field
  • Working with MOH systems, and personnel
  • Working in USAID-funded projects
Interested applicants should send a CV with three referees and detailed cover letter to not later than 19th September 2014.

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

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer
Terms of Reference (ToR)
GOAL is Seeking Consultancy Services for Market Analysis in Marsabit
Context: GOAL is currently implementing an Integrated Action to End Child Violence project in Nairobi County and Marsabit central Sub County, through funding from the European Union. 

One of the project’s intervention result area is to improve income opportunities for parents and vulnerable children and youths within the target communities. 

To fully realize this result GOAL is seeking to undertake a market analysis in the targeted areas to inform business training and livelihoods interventions programme for the beneficiaries.

Purpose of the Consultancy: To identify existing and potential market, trade and employment opportunities within Marsabit Central Sub County and its environs.

Objectives of the Consultancy
  1. To identify commodities and services that are in demand, assess jobs opportunities, gaps between supply and demand, potential vocations and income streams.
  2. To gather information on market and employment trends and identify possible institutions and employers that may be targeted for participation in business forums to support enterprise development in Marsabit County.
  3. The result of the market analysis is to inform and guide the design and choice of businesses, apprenticeships and vocational skills training options for the beneficiaries targeted by GOAL livelihoods project interventions in Marsabit central.
Expected Outputs
  1. A comprehensive market analysis report and presentation.
  2. A risks management matrix of potential risks of trading in the target area,
Timeframe for Consultancy: One month beginning 1st October 2014.

Required Skills and Experience:
  1. Minimum of a post graduate degree in related field
  2. At least five (5) years’ experience in undertaking market surveys or similar assessments.
Please send an email to for a detailed ToR.

Submit your application to by 19th September 2014. 

Please put the consultancy title, “MARKET ANALYSIS” in the subject line of the email.

Position Available: Deputy Director
Search closes: September 25, 2014
The Open Society Institute works worldwide to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens. 

OSIEA implements initiatives to advance justice, free speech, public health, and independent media in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan and South Sudan.
The Deputy Director is a key member of the senior management team providing program and administrative management and for ensuring office operations are conducted effectively and efficiently in support of OSIEA programs.

Based in Nairobi, the position works with the entire team and reports to the Executive Director to ensure performance standards are met.

Program Management and Staff Supervision
  • Assist the director to provide strategic vision, guidance and leadership on matters relating to OSIEA’s programming, strategy, management, governance, and budget
  • Supervise, mentor, and provide substantive guidance, feedback and support to designated program staff in refining the overall strategic direction of OSIEA’s focus areas, in establishing program priorities, and in designing and carrying out projects
  • Assist the director to put into place a process to oversee the preparation of the annual program strategy and budget plans with the director, program staff and board, including an annual staff retreat
  • Assist the director in overseeing the production of OSIEA communications and publications, including by writing and editing documents.
  • Develop and apply learning, monitoring and evaluation criteria to better measure the effectiveness and outcomes of OSIEA projects
  • As required, represent the Director at meetings within the OSI network and externally
    Develop and coordinate special projects as requested by the Director 
Office Management and Administration
  • Oversee the financial and administrative departments and ensure that operations in all OSIEA offices are streamlined efficiently in compliance with legal and and administrative requirements.
  • Assist the director in planning for and preparation of OSIEA board meetings, including the grant approval process.
  • Develop and oversee mechanisms for regular staff communication, including monthly conference calls and regular meetings/calls between relevant colleagues as well as the board.
  • Put into place oversight mechanisms to ensure compliance with internal policy and legal requirements
  • Serve as the primary contact for financial oversight throughout the year
  • Oversee security procedures
  • Advanced degree and at least ten years work experience
  • Substantive knowledge of the East African region
  • Five years’ experience as a manager with an understanding of the principles and practices involved in the effective management of a complex institution. 
  • Must enjoy management.
  • Proven commitment to the protection of human rights and knowledge of the East African region
  • Extraordinary initiative, creativity and capacity to think strategically
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a diverse array of people
  • Team spirit and respectful working and decision-making style
  • Ability to manage several simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills and close attention to detail
  • Integrity, diplomatic manner and professional discretion essential
  • Willingness to travel as needed
For more information:
Compensation: Competitive salary, with good benefits package
At OSIEA, all staff are expected to work at integrating the organizational values into the performance of their duties and tasks on a daily basis and participate in in-house working groups designed to uphold the values and foster healthy inter-office communication.

For more information:

 Competitive salary, with good benefits package

No phone calls, please. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to
Chemonics International, a U.S. based international development consulting firm, seeks a chief of party and other experienced professionals for the anticipated USAID-funded Integrated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Program in Kenya (KIWASH). 

The program aims to strengthen water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services and water resource institutions and improve access to those services. 

It will also include work in integration of WASH and nutrition services and financing/credit for services. 

Ultimately the project will lead to at-scale adoption of sustainable models of WASH service delivery.

Chief of Party
  • Masters degree in international development, water/sanitation engineering, public health, business administration, economics, or related field of study required
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a senior leadership position managing WASH-focused programs or working in health, environment and natural resources management, policy and financing, preferably in Kenya
  • Success in project leadership, management oversight and technical direction
  • Strong communication skills and proven ability to work collaboratively with senior Kenyan government officials, donor organizations, and other key stakeholders
Other Technical Specialists
We are also seeking technical specialists in the following areas:
  • WASH Engineering
  • Sanitation and CLTS
  • Nutrition and Community Health
  • Water Resource Management
  • Business Development Services
  • Community Development and Participation
  • Water Policy
  • Local Governance
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Finance and Administration
  • Masters degree in relevant technical area preferred
  • Minimum five years of progressively responsible work experience
  • Proven record in successful delivery of technical assistance
  • Strong understanding of the nutrition and WASH challenges in Kenya
Application Instructions: Send resumes and cover letters to by September 9, 2014.
Applications will be accepted beyond this date if positions remain unfilled. 

Please indicate which position the application is for in the e-mail subject line. 

No telephone inquiries, please. 

Only finalists will be contacted.
Centre for Health Solutions – Kenya (CHS) is an indigenous, not-for-profit organisation that utilises local expertise and strategic partnerships to ensure the implementation of evidence informed solutions and interventions to existing and emerging public health concerns. 

CHS works in partnership with various stakeholders including the Ministry of Health’s National Tuberculosis, Leprosy and Lung Disease Unit (NTLD - Unit) towards implementation of Tuberculosis (TB) care and control activities across all of Kenya’s counties. 

This is part of a US Government initiative against TB in Kenya funded by USAID.
CHS is currently sourcing for a high calibre, self-motivated and dynamic individual for the following position.
Chief of Party

Ref: 0015/CHS-USAID/CoP/2014

Overall Job Function: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for all aspects of TB ARC program implementation including technical, financial and administrative management, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting, assuring the quality, impact and cost effectiveness of the program.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to: -
  • Fostering collaborative working relationships with the Ministry of Health, NTLD- Unit among other key stakeholders
  • Maintaining a collaborative relationship with USAID, ensuring activities and targets are closely monitored
  • Providing leadership and overall technical and management responsibility for program implementation, including staff and program activity supervision
  • Managing quality, timely reporting to USAID through monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Leading in the development of the annual work plan and monitoring and evaluation plan
  • Participating in program monitoring and evaluation including development of tools and use of data to inform program planning
  • Continuously evaluating program effectiveness and determining corrective actions needed to improve goal achievement
  • Ensuring and supervising regular financial reporting, closely monitoring project expenditure
  • Ensuring project expenses including procurement are reasonable, allocable and prudent and spent in accordance with USAID rules and regulations, and support annual auditing procedures
  • Ensuring proper technical capacity of staff and providing technical assistance when required
  • Facilitating and encouraging professional development initiatives among staff
  • Ensure adherence to CHS policies, guidelines and values by all staff
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the CEO
Qualification and Skills Required
  • MBchB
  • Masters Degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management, International Health or a related field
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in project management of large, health sector development programs that have implemented successful activities
  • Demonstrate outstanding leadership, strategic thinking, organisational, teambuilding and representational skills
  • Must have senior level experience of at least three (3) years including managing a large team
  • A clear track record of leading complex projects
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with senior-level Government of Kenya officials, USAID, NGOs, private sector groups, cooperating agencies and donor organisations
  • Working knowledge and understanding of USAID program rules and regulations
  • Professional maturity: maintains a positive outlook, motivates self and team to work constructively under pressure
  • Analytical Thinking: builds a logical approach to address problems or opportunities; manages the situation at hand by drawing on own knowledge and experience base and calling on other references and resources as necessary
  • Oral and Written Communication: proficiency in English, clearly and effectively expresses ideas, thoughts and concepts verbally and in written form
  • Decision maker: demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills; capable of directing and managing change, inspiring teamwork and high performing teams
  • Strategic planning and integration: demonstrates the knowledge and capacity to foster development of a common vision
Interested candidates are required to send in their application to on or before September 19, 2014 clearly indicating ‘CHIEF OF PARTY: 0015/CHS-USAID/CoP/2014’ as the subject line.

Centre for Health Solutions-Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
Kericho Water & Sanitation Company Limited (KEWASCO) is a Private Company established under the company‘s Act CAP 486, Laws of Kenya and is wholly owned by the County Government of Kericho. Incorporated in October 1997, we have been contracted by Lake Victoria South Water Services Board to provide Water & Sanitation services within Kericho County. This is through a Service Provision Agreement (SPA).  

Our vision is to be a Model of Excellence in Water and Sanitation Services provision in the sector and to this end; we have implemented best practices in the sector especially in the automation of the Systems. In particular we have implemented a GIS System and efficient billing, accounting software as well as a Customer Management System. 

Our mission is to optimally provide adequate, safe, reliable water and sanitation services to our customers at a commercially sustainable level: to this end we plan to implement world class performance, quality and efficiency management systems including ISO, Six Sigma, the Balanced Scorecard to mention but a few.

We are committed to not only maintain the level of technology that we have achieved so far, but to also take it to the next level and maintain our position as a best practice organization. 

To support this technological advancement, we seek a customer service and results-oriented, qualified and experienced individual to fill the position of ICT Manager, a key member of the Core Management Team.
ICT Manager
Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be responsible for all things Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) in the organisation with the primary aim of enhancing effectiveness and efficiency in the Company.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Building on the ICT foundation that we have already laid, you will be expected to support our efficiency improvement initiatives, through the effective management and coordination of the ICT function. 

In particular, you will:
  • Plan, develop, coordinate and ensure delivery of all our ICT needs including the policies, operational, manuals and departmental budget
  • Prepare technical specifications for procurement of hardware and software and liaise with vendors.
  • Manage all new installations, upgrades, enhancements, administration and maintenance of the ICT infrastructure and equipment, ensuring that the LAN, Telephone Systems and WAN are operational
  • Manage the security of company information by developing the necessary network protocols and the implementation of disaster recovery procedures
  • Relay relevant ICT-related information to company in timely manner including the M&E reports
  • Manage departmental staff performance, development, training and motivation for effective performance
  • Train all end users on the use of ICT systems and equipment to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
  • Advise management on current and future ICT trends
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline and a member of an ICT Professional Body.
  • A Master’s Degree is an advantage
  • 5+ years’ working experience in a busy ICT environment with exposure in hardware, software and network applications, 3 of which must be at a Senior Management Level preferably in the Water Sector or related field.
  • Project Management skills experience and training is essential.
  • Experience with Database Management Systems: Oracle and SQL Server platforms exposure is mandatory.
  • Demonstrable experience with ERP systems and conversant with Water Billing Systems (M@jics Billing Software); Sage Pastel Evolution & GIS Systems will be an advantage.
  • Good programming skills (VB, Net, Java, Web Scripting-PHP, Java Script, etc.)
Terms of Service: The successful candidate will be offered a 3-Year Renewable Contract based on satisfactory performance.
Interested candidates must:
  • Have demonstrated thorough understanding the National Goals, Policies and Development Objectives including the Kenya Vision 2030;
  • Have leadership and management capacity including knowledge of Financial Management and Strategic people management; and 
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on Leadership and Integrity.
How to Apply
Applications should include a cover letter that demonstrates why you are the best candidate for the position you are applying for, a detailed up-to-date CV and photocopies of relevant testimonials, current and expected remuneration package, the names and addresses of three professional referees, an e-mail address and telephone number, and two (2) coloured passport size photos.

Applications must be sent via email to addressed to:

The Managing Director
Kericho Water & Sanitation Co. Ltd
P O Box 1379 - 20200, 

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Closing date: 19th September, 2014 at 5:00pm.

Please visit our website for more information.
Kitengela International School
School Principal / Administrator
Are you an ambitious, intelligent, result oriented, visionary, motivated, honest, responsible, energetic professional, a committed christian with good morals, less than 45 years and a team leader?

We are looking for you to lead our schools
Reporting to the Managing Director
  • The successful candidate will lead and manage KISC GROUP of Schools.
  • We have early childhood, primary and secondary sections for both 8.4.4  and British Systems.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Education honours or equivalent
  • Ten years work experience as a Principal/head teacher/Dep. Principal
  • Proof of excellent performance in previous schools
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Terms and Conditions
  • The appointment shall be for an initial contract of five years renewable.
  • A gratuity shall be paid upon completion of each contract.
  • Medical cover
  • Housing etc
Applications with detailed CVs including three (3) referees, current salary,  copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to:

The Manager,
Kitengela International School,
P.O Box 473-00204, 
Athi River.

Cell 0722157502/0733230436/0202420299/0202420300

OR email to

To reach us not later than 12th September 2014

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