Introduction: We are an online guide to Kenya’s entertainment sports, events and showbiz news.
 
We are looking for highly motivated individuals to fill the positions ofassociate journalists.  

Successful candidates will find, research and write entertainment news stories to the required standard and within agreed deadlines for an online magazine.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • To find and research and write timely entertainment news stories as they happen.
  • Sourcing images to accompany written stories.
  • Ensure news pieces are well written, accurate and submitted as per deadlines deadline.
  • Keeping up to date with trends and developments relating to Kenya’s social & entertainment scene.
Requirements
  • A passion for news, current affairs and sport with an awareness of/interest in what's happening.
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to tell a story in a clear and engaging way.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Proven experience in working with online content / websites
  • Ability to work co-operatively as part of a team.
  • Ability to demonstrate resilience and flexibility with a willingness to learn new skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment when selecting and writing stories, mindful of the magazine’s policy and legal issues.
  • A keen interest, knowledge and awareness of local radios, TV and local issues.
  • A well-articulated understanding of target  audiences
  • Highly motivated and enthused
Application
 
Interested candidates should send a cover later and CV to info@niteout.co.ke indicating your current email address and phone contact.

Deadline for application is 3rd October 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Northern Water Services Board (NWSB), a state corporation under the ministry of environment water and natural resources invites applicants for the following position:
 
Sociologist
Ref: NWSB/01/2014
1 Position
 
The Sociologist reports to Technical Manager, Rural Water and Sanitation Services (RWSS) under the technical services manager.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation of proposals on community water projects that require funding
  • Carryout socio-economic surveys / impact assessment
  • Mobilization of communities to form community water service providers
  • Identify capacity building needs for community based water service providers
Qualifications / Key Competences
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, or Community Development or Development studies from a recognized University. A Masters Degree in any of these fields will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Experience in community mobilization using relevant tools like Community Project Cycle and Participatory Rural Appraisal methods
  • Professional competency in work performance in Government, Middle level NGO in the development of water and sanitation services
  • Team player with relevant communication and computer skills
How to Apply:
 
Interested candidates should submit their applications together with Curriculum Vitae, copies of both academic and professional certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees to:
 
The Chief Executive Officer,
Northern Water Services Board,
Maji House - Kismayu Road,
P. O. Box 495 – 70100,
Garissa - Kenya.
 
E-mail: info@nwsb.go.ke, northernwsb@yahoo.com
 
To be received not later than 1st October 2014 by close of business
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
 
Northern Water Services Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Females and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply
National Council of Churches of Kenya, an umbrella organisation for Protestant Churches and Christian Organisations registered in Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates, to fill the following position in our Jumuia Hospital:

Laboratory Technologist,  Jumuia Friends Hospital, Kaimosi

Ref: LT – JFHK

Reporting To: Medical Administrator
Job Responsibilities:
  • Organize & dispatch lab reagents as required.
  • Preparation of standard operating procedures (SOP) & it’s adherence
  • Carry out quality control procedures in accordance with WHO/Kenya
  • Ensure compliance to diagnostic protocols, quality assurance and control
  • In Charge of stock control and inventory management
  • Preparation of quarterly lab orders in collaboration with the Medical Administrator
  • Receive ordered items from suppliers and ensure the following:
  • Quality of items as specified in the quotation and requisition order
  • Delivery note is signed and medical stamped in it and retain copies for filling.
  • Items supplied are not expired and will not expire in the lab main store
  • Cost of items is indicated in the quotation / invoice.
  • Analyze trends in use of laboratory reagents in terms of changes.
  • Giving health education talks to patients as a means of preventive care
  • Prepare monthly reports analyzing and recording the trends such as TB / HIV management.
  • Sterilize both lab equipment / appliances in line with the MOH regulations.
  • Ensure waste disaggregation for sharps and biohazard for incineration.
  • Daily cleaning of reusable test tubes, blood slides and working benches.
  • Provide information on suitability, reliability of lab reagents or equipment
  • Maintain a daily record of all investigations done and provide a monthly
  • Participate in staff meetings on a regular basis.
  • Perform all investigations requested by the clinicians and giving them the results which is accurate and replicable.
  • Organize and manage an operational laboratory diagnostic clinical system          
  • Any other related duties that may be assigned by the Medical Administrator
Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technologist.
  • Computer Literate.
  • 3 years working experience with in a busy facility
Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form (Click Here to Download), fill it out and send it via email to  recruitment@ncck.org before 5.00 p. m. on 23rd September 2014.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

National Council of Churches of Kenya, an umbrella organisation for Protestant Churches and Christian Organisations registered in Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates, to fill the following position in our Jumuia Hospital:

Pharmaceutical Technologist, Jumuia Friends Hospital, Kaimosi 

Ref: PT – JFHK

Reporting To: Medical Administrator

Responsibilities

  • To run the Kaimosi Hospital pharmacy in, which supplies drugs and medical materials to the wards.
  • To ensure the cleanliness, the correct use and maintenance of all instruments, drugs and materials in the pharmacy
  • To follow the waste management principles
  • To prepare, to pack and to expedite the orders for the wards.
  • To record correctly all the entries and exits to the stock and to ensure that at all times physical stock equals theoretical stock
  • To check the drug consumption, prescription behaviour, the drug storage, the pharmacy registers
  • To check the health CCC dispensary in cooperation with the CCC in charge and the Chief Medical Officer
  • To monitor the drug and material consumption for the different pharmacy departments
  • To make three monthly order to Nairobi  and in cooperation with the Chief Medical Officer and the Hospital Matron
  • To collect data for the monthly pharmacy statistics
General:
  • Participate in training the staff on the spot and following the training program.
  • Participate in general staff meetings.
  • Carry out any other duties as deemed necessary by the Chief Medical Officer or the hospital Matron
Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in Pharmacy from Kenya Medical Training College
  • Computer Literate.
  • 3 years working experience with a humanitarian organisation or in a busy dispensing pharmacy.
Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form (Click Here to Download), fill it out and send it via email to  recruitment@ncck.org before 5.00 p. m. on 23rd September 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
National Council of Churches of Kenya, an umbrella organisation for Protestant Churches and Christian Organisations registered in Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates, to fill the following position in our Jumuia Hospital:

Medical Records  Officer, Jumuia Friends Hospital, Kaimosi

Ref: MRO – JFHK 

Reporting To: Medical Administrator
Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring sufficient data collecting tools are availed to the hospital
  • Collecting, compiling and storing health information data from the hospital.
  • Processing  and summarizing the data into meaningful weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Conducting on - job training for the record clerks in the hospital
  • Identifying  gaps and suggesting  ways of improving records and sharing of program data
  • Designing and reviewing monitoring and evaluation tools used by the program sectors.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Certificate in Health Information from a recognized medical training college
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position
Other competencies
  • Computer Literate
Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form (Click Here to Download), fill it out and send it via email to  recruitment@ncck.org before 5.00 p. m. on 23rd September 2014.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
National Council of Churches of Kenya, an umbrella organisation for Protestant Churches and Christian Organisations registered in Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates, to fill the following position in our Jumuia Hospital:

Billing Clerk – Kakamega Hospital

Ref: BC – KH

Reporting To: Executive  Administrator
Job Responsibilities

  • All the Consultation, Registration and lab billing have to be managed by the billing counter staff.
  • The complete tariff structure, consultation charges of the doctors have to be updated in the system to avoid miscalculations.
  • Manual billing is not acceptable and computer billing needs to be followed strictly.
  • Before taking a print out of the bill, the details mentioned in the bill needs to be explained clearly to the attender along with the break up. On acceptance, a print out could be taken accordingly.
  • Receive and enter the billing activities received from the clients
  • Any error in the billing is not acceptable and in such situation, the billing staff needs to take complete responsible of the deficit occurred.
  • File and maintain all documents pertaining to the patient in an orderly manner
  • No billing counter staff is authorized to provide discounts unless a prior notice has been given.
Minimum Qualification:
  • CPA I
Relevant Job Experience
  • At least one year experience in a similar position.
Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in computerized accounting system.
Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form (Click Here to Download), fill it out and send it via email to  recruitment@ncck.org before 5.00 p. m. on 23rd September 2014.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Caretaker
 
Industry: Real Estate
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: 20,000 - 30,000
 
Our Client, a real estate company is seeking to recruit a Caretaker who will be responsible for maintaining and up keeping properties in safe and secure environment for customers and employees.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • In liaison with the Housekeeping department oversee the cleaning of the grounds and inside buildings
  • In liaison with the Administration assistants accepting deliveries and routing mail
  • Repairing equipment and placing orders i.e General maintenance and minor repair work including: doors, windows etc, also oversee the technicians called for any repairs.
  • Working hand in hand with the Head of security to oversee surveillance using the CCTV
  • Preparing rooms for meetings and events
  • Secures premises and personnel by patrolling property; monitoring surveillance equipment; inspecting buildings, equipment, and access points; permitting entry.
  • Obtains help by sounding alarms.
  • Prevents losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers to the building in liaison with the security guards.
  • Completes reports by recording observations and reporting to the management.
  • Maintains environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls.
  • Maintains organization's stability and reputation by complying with legal requirements.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Report any defects of building, furniture, fittings and equipment to the management.
Skills and Qualifications
  • 3 years of experience as a caretaker in a reputable organisation
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering.
  • Fire Fighting & First aid desirable
  • Knowledge of Electrical and plumbing
  • Must be fluent in English & Swahili language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Must have skills in minor repairs and maintaining small equipments
  • Organisation and supervision skills is a must
  • Understanding technical information, building construction and design
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology
  • Must be attentive to details
  • Knowledge of industry changes in regards to issues affecting security
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
To apply, send your CV only to cvs@flexi-personnel.com before 22nd September 2014.

Clearly indicate the position applied for and your minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview

Terms of Reference: Data Analysis of Voluntary counseling, HIV Testing and AIDS Care Study Consultancy
 
LVCT Health is an independent Kenyan non-governmental and non-profit organization. 

LVCT Health provides technical assistance to the government of Kenya and other governments in Africa, civil society and private sector partners in strengthening responses to HIV prevention, care and treatment, Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) interventions. 

We seek a highly capable individual to conduct descriptive, exploratory and inferential data analysis of Voluntary counseling, HIV testing and AIDS care in standalone community centers and health facilities Project 2004-2010

Study Background
 
Project Title: Voluntary counseling, HIV testing and AIDS care in standalone community centers and health facilities Project 2004-2010
 
Study Aim: 

Project Goals: To conduct secondary analysis of program data collected from 2004 – 2010 for program evaluation

Project Objectives:
 
a) For training data:
  • To write a descriptive report on the trainings conducted from 2004 – 2010 to identify LVCT’s contribution to training of HTC providers; describe developments in training of providers; provide supportive evidence for documentation of developments and trends in the HIV response in Kenya.
b) For HIV testing and counselling ( HTC) data:
  • To identify factors associated with HIV seropositivity
  • To establish behavior trends and clinical characteristics among clients attending HTC, stratified by relevant demographic characteristics
  • To establish factors associated with HIV sero-conversion among previously HIV negative clients attending HTC services
  • To identify factors associated partner uptake of HTC
c) For Care and treatment data:
  • To describe socio-demographic characteristics of clients attending the care and treatment clinics
  • To determine the patterns of and factors associated with the uptake, adherence to and retention in HIV care and ARV medication among HIV infected individuals and couples
  • To identify and patterns of disease progression among clients attending care and treatment services
  • To describe the toxicities associated with specific antiretroviral drugs and other drug regimens
  • To describe the relationship, effect and burden of TB on the management of HIV
  • To describe and identify factors associated with the uptake of prevention measures among HIV positive clients and their partners
Sampling Methodology: Subsets of data from each database will be purposively selected for analysis as is appropriate for each question and objective.

This selection of subsets of data may be based on demographic characteristics, geographical spread and other considerations relevant to the objective. 

For example, to determine the factors associated with the uptake, adherence to and retention in HIV care and ARV medication among HIV infected couples, only data for those tested as couples will be selected for analysis.

Expected application of results: 

These project analytic results are expected to:
  1. Inform policy, planning and review of curriculums for pre- and in-service training of community and facility based HIV service providers delivering integrated HIV services
  2. Provide evidence to facilitate targeted prevention messaging within integrated services and prevention programs
  3. Provide evidence for effective HTC approaches for reaching HIV positive clients and couples. Provide evidence to strengthen delivery of care and treatment options with optimal outcomes for patients on different regimens
  4. Demonstrate feasibility and effectiveness of the voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) plus model in increasing uptake of care and treatment among HIV positive clients
Purpose of consultancy: The purpose of this consultancy is to do develop a data analysis plan, carry out data cleaning; analysis; interpretation of results; report writing to answer the study objectives and present findings.
 
This assignment requires: culling information across multiple data files; producing a descriptive summary of findings; producing a report that summarizes and analyzes findings of the study.
 
Data Outline


 
Expected results
  • Develop together with project team data analysis plan.
  • Organise, clean and prepare data for analysis.
  • Carry out descriptive and inferential analysis to answer study objectives.
  • Prepare and present results report.
Timeframe (dates/days may be revised after presentation of inception report)


Location: This position will be based at LVCT Health HQ offices. Availability for face-to-face meetings and working with study team when required is necessary.

Key competences, technical background, and experience required:
  • Advanced university degree in Statistics/Biometry/Biostatistics/Applied statistics/Public Health, Epidemiology or related field, with knowledge of information management, data management and statistical analysis using SPSS and NVIVO.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the area of data analysis for biological and social sciences or related field.
  • Ability to summarize and analyze large amounts of data, highlight critical findings and draw pertinent conclusions.
  • Excellent, clear and concise English writing skills and style. Ability to condense information into sharp, short paragraphs.
  • Ability to critically think through and propose a method for summarizing and presenting information for policy makers and programmers.
  • Knowledge of health systems is an asset.
Applications should be submitted in soft copy to recruitment@lvcthealth.org or in hard copy, hand delivered to LVCT Health HQ located off Argwings Kodhek Road on or before Monday, 22nd September 2014 indicating: Expression of Interest: Data Analysis of Voluntary counseling, HIV testing and AIDS care Study Consultancy in the subject line or on the envelope.
 
Applications must include: CV of lead consultant, demonstration of previous similar completed assignments, indicative budget and two referees.

Those who do not meet the above criteria need not apply.

Republic of Kenya
 
County Government of Migori
 
Office of the County Public Service Board
 
Migori County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant position as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 176 and the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012 Section 45.
 
County Chief Officer, Finance and Economic Planning
One (1) Post 
Ref: MCPSB/100/2014
 
Reporting to the County Executive Committee Member in-charge of Finance and Economic Planning, the County Chief Officer, Finance and Economic Planning, shall be the Accounting and Authorized Officer in respect of delegated power and shall be responsible for the administration
of Finance and Economic Planning Department as provided under Section 46 of the County Government Act, 2012.


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • General Administration and Coordination of Finance and Planning Department;
  • Development and implementation of County Integrated Development Plan (CIPD);
  • Development and Implementation of Strategic Plans and Sector Development Plans;
  • Promotion of National Values and Principles of Public Service and good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • Development and implementation of Financial Policies and Sector Plans to attain Vision 2030;
  • Overseeing management of finances, preparation of budget estimates, annual work plan and programmes.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  • Be a holder of first degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Be a holder of CPA (K)
  • Be a Member of Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya(ICPAK);
  • Masters degree in Administration/ Management or equivalent qualification will be an added advantage;
  • Must have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than ten (10) years in Administration and Financial Management;
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and County Government Act 2012;
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of County Development Objectives and Vision 2030;
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the National Values and Principles of Public Service and Governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010;
  • Must be conversant with Computerized Accounting Packages.
Terms of Service: Contract
 
How to Apply:
 
1. All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the top left side indicating the reference number for position applied for and addressed to:
 
The Chairman
Migori County Public Service Board
P.O Box 365- 40400 Migori- Suna
 
2. Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the offices of the Migori County Public Service Board located at Msomi Teachers’ College in Migori County.
 
3. All applications should reach the Chairman, Migori County Public Service Board on or before Wednesday 1st October, 2014.
 
4. Shortlisted candidates will be required to produce their original identity cards, academic and Professional certificates and testimonials.
 
5. For candidates to meet the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, applicants must obtain the following clearance:
  • Tax compliance certificate from KRA
  • Clearance certificate from HELB
  • Clearance certificate from Ethics and Anticorruption Commission (EACC)
  • Certificate of good conduct from Criminal Investigation Department
Note
  • Women, People living With Disabilities (PWDs) and Marginalized Groups are encouraged to apply,
  • Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification;
  • Migori County Public Service Board is an equal opportunity employer.

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