Vacancy: Java Application Developers

We are a newly established ICT firm based in Kenya, providing charitable payment services.

In order to achieve our vision, we are seeking to recruit applicants who are well versed with Java programming with strong interest, passion and capabilities in system requirement analysis, design and development.

There will be a salary review based on your performance after 3 months. 
Salary: 40k

Roles and Duties
  • Integrating applications by designing database architecture and server scripting; studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, search engines, and information servers.
  • Participate in design and development of new features and products.
  • Participate in improving already existent software features/solutions.
  • Update job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products.
  • Suggest additional system requirements.
  • Any other duties allocated to him/her.
Qualifications and Skills Required
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer science/I.T/Computer technology/MIS
  • Good working knowledge with Java/JSP/java Servlets
  • Good Knowledge with SQL-based DBMSes preferably MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Good in designing interactive interface using HTML, JavaScript and CSS and related frameworks (jQuery/Twitter Bootstrap)
  • A Good understanding of use of Linux (a big plus)
If you are interested please send your CV to derduskenga@harambesa.co.ke

Application must reach us by 23 of September 2014 COB. 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Free the Children an NGO based in Narok South District is looking to hire a Clinical Officer and Community Health Nurses for their Health Centre: 

Clinical Officer
  • Able to consult, examine, report, diagnose and give treatment without supervision
  • Registered with the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya
  • At least 4 years’ experience working in rural setting
Community Nurse 

  • Degree/Diploma in Community health nursing
  • Registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • At least 3 years of experience in rural setting
  • Able to work in both clinical and community setting in a rural set up.
Send CV and cover letter only to infokenya@freethechildren.com  by 1st October 2014.

All positions are based in Narok South District.

Visit website: www.freethechildren.com
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Job Title: Corporate Sales (IT) 


Our client is an official IT distributor based in Nairobi with an existing client base ranging from Private, NGO’S and Government seeking to increase their Corporate Sales Department.

The ideal candidate must have experience of more than two years selling I.T. products, software and servers achieving a minimum target of Two Million Monthly Sales Revenue. 

Location: Nairobi
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale;
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails;
  • Cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • Responding to incoming email and phone enquiries;
  • Acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets;
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales;
  • Gathering market and customer information;
  • Representing their company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations;
  • Negotiating on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers;
  • Challenging any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy;
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions;
  • Creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process which is largely dictated by the prospective customer;
  • Liaising with suppliers to check the progress of existing orders;
  • Checking the quantities of goods on display and in stock;
  • Recording sales and order information and sending copies to the sales office, or entering figures into a computer system;
  • Reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets;
  • Gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements;
  • Making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations;
  • Feeding future buying trends back to employers;
  • Attending team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues.
  • Follow up on debts and outstanding invoices to ensure credit terms outlined are adhered to
Qualification & Skills Set
  • Degree or Diploma in Sales &Marketing
  • Added advantage for a Diploma in I.T.
  • Minimum 1 year Corporate Sales experience in the I.T. industry with a corporate client portfolio
  • Good presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Sage Pastel and Microsoft Office applications
  • Certification from Dell, HP, Toshiba etc will be an added advantage
NB: This job description may be reviewed by the management at a later date; for the purpose of increasing efficiency.

Application:
 
Only those who meet the minimum requirements stated need apply.
  • E-mail application;
  • Detailed and updated CV
  • Indicating your availability
  • Expected Salary
On the Subject line clearly indicate “Corporate Sales IT”

E-mail to theconsultant@dafinaconsultants.com
We are recruiting a Sales Manager for one of our clients who manufactures and sells various consumer electronic products such as  refrigerators, washing machines, microwave ovens, vacuum cleaners, and air conditioners. 

The company sells its products in 105 countries worldwide.

2 Posts (West African Market) and (East African Market)
 
Job Description  

  • Conduct a market survey for the best entry and price strategy
  • Explore sales opportunities by Identifying distributors for the company products
  • Negotiate with distributors for favorable commercial terms
  • Manage the company distributors
  • Develop strategies to grow the business
  • Gather market intelligence for the company
  • Perform any other job related duty as assigned
Qualifications
  • Applicants must be from Asian/ Indian origin with Kenyan citizenship
  • Must have over 4 years experience in Electronics Company (Home Appliance experience will    be an added advantage).
  • French speaking very fluent-for West Africa
Work Related Skills (Essential)
  • Good organizational skill
  • Aggressive and Result Oriented
  • Able to meet set target on a monthly basis
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Passion in Sales
  • Team leader
  • Ability to Lead and Supervise a Team
Personal Attributes (Essential)
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Trustworthy
  • Team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A go getter
Salary range 3,000 - 4,000 USD per month with travel and accommodation allowances.

Kindly send c.vs to admin@patakazilink.com

Our client is a well established regional market leader in Steel Fabrication, Design and Structural Steel Works is looking to fill the position of Site Supervisors

They offer an exciting opportunity to join their team that is committed to quality structural works through its ISO 9001:2008 certification.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate projects.
  • Inspect and manage quality of work at site.
  • Manage a team and coordinate resources.
Qualifications:
  • Must have a diploma in Engineering.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in execution of structural steel and concrete related projects.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh.50,000 - 70,000/= depending on experience
 
Deadline: 20th October 2014    
 
Applications:
 
Send your up to date CV to   

hr@summitrecruitment-kenya.com
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
 
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job
Our client in the Insurance Brokerage Industry is in need of aSystems Developer

Under the general guidance and supervision of the Group CTO, the Systems Developer is responsible for developing systems design documentation, implementing and deploying highly scalable, reliable and available the system(s) and participating in the handover of these systems to end-users. 

S/he performs systems technical and end-user support and in close collaboration with the systems administrator manages the performance of developed systems. 

The Systems Developer is also responsible for specifying system(s) and service requirements, and managing the engagement with external systems development consultants and vendors providing a range of outsourced ICT and technical support services.

Knowledge and skills in database administration and software troubleshooting is a tremendous asset in fulfilling the functions of this position.

Principal Accountabilities
 
Systems Development
  • Participate actively in developing systems design documentation from systems analysis documentation (logical design specifications) to be used in implementing highly scalable, reliable and available systems.
  • Implement/develop the system through appropriate structured modular programming (coding) that will allow reliability, availability and scalability of the system. This will include appropriate unit, integration, system and user acceptance testing and corresponding system and user documentation.
  • Contribute substantially in change management (including handover) of systems to end users and training that will allow integration of the system into the Brokerage Operations.
  • Perform system management, diagnostic, enhancement, optimization, and system support functions (technical and user support) by diagnosing system problems and offering quick turnaround solutions.
  • Monitoring and providing periodic reporting on the overall state and performance of the array of developed systems.
  • Keeping abreast of changing technology trends to enable continuous process improvements, cost-effective and standards-based system implementations.
  • Performing other related duties as may be required by the functions of this position.
Key Competencies
  • Planning and organizing
  • Professionalism
  • Technological awareness
  • Multitasking and prioritization
  • Integrity, Discretion and Business Ethics
  • Fairness
  • Dedication to Continuous Improvement
  • Interpersonal skills and team orientation
  • Communication
3. Education, Experience and Knowledge
  • Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, or other relevant field.
  • Systems development Certifications are preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience as a systems developer in a Windows enterprise environment.
  • Systems administration experience will also be an added advantage.
  • Excellent SQL skills, with the ability to design, develop and tune SQL server databases and rapidly generate complex SQL queries from an entity-relationship diagrams.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience analyzing business requirements, recommending technical solutions, and writing technical specifications and/or requirements.
  •  Excellent understanding of Web Development technologies in general, including JavaScript and XML
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to: Resume@interviewupconsulting.com and on Subject header indicating position applied for or application will be rejected. 

Only qualified candidates will be contacted
Call for Expression of Interest for Ugandan Retail Market Research and Retail Supply Chain Study
 
A medium size company operating in the retail sector in Uganda, would like to engage experienced and effective Ugandan companies or individuals in carrying out a market feasibility and supply chain study in Uganda.

The application should be accompanies by:
  1. Certificate of registration (for companies)
  2. Company profile
  3. Profiles/cvs of key individuals who will be involved in the assignment
  4. Proposed research methodology
  5. Description of other projects previously involved in
If you feel you are experienced in supply chain and market development, you can apply to market.research.ug@gmail.com before Wednesday 26th September 2014
Kwale International Sugar Company: Located in the South Coast of Kenya between Kwale and Ramisi, Kwale International Sugar Company Limited (KISCOL) is in the process of establishing a green field sugar cane estate of 5,000 hectares as well as a processing complex with a capacity of 3000TCD

In line with its vision to be a world class corporate the Company would like to recruit qualified and experienced individuals.

Job Title: Legal Officer
 
Reporting To: Head Of Legal
 
Duty Station: Kwale
 
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Follow up of all court cases facing the company and attend any court hearings on behalf of the Company whenever need arises
  • Providing legal advice to departmental managers including reviewing legal documentation
  • Management of legal due diligence and liaising with external legal counsel as required
  • Drafting Standard contracts and specialized contracts for specific activities
  • Reviewing and Negotiating contracts to which the company is a party
  • Ensuring that all such documents and third party contracts are promptly executed
  • Monitoring and reporting on compliance risk
  • Preparing legal cases in conjunction with external counsel monitoring progress to ensure prompt resolution of all disputes
  • Reporting to the legal Manager and perform all such duties as shall be assigned from time to time
Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor of Laws from recognized University
  • Must have been admitted to the roll of advocates and having in force a current practicing certificate
  • Should have 2-3 years Experience in a busy corporate law department and/or a busy law firm
  • Computer literate.
  • Keen to details, hardworking and ability to work unsupervised
  • Excellent communication, reporting  and presentation skills both internally and externally
  • Good time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Diligent worker with high levels of Confidentiality and Integrity
  • Ability to work in a team
If you are up to the challenge, meet the above minimum qualifications and experience send your Application letter along with your current CV as One Word Document, and a daytime telephone contact to;
 
The Human Resource Manager         
P.O Box 46279-00100
Nairobi.

or eMail hr.user14@gmail.com

The Subject of your mail should be LEGAL OFFICER

Deadline: 1st October  2014

Human Resource Manager

Locatio
n: Nairobi

Salary: KShs 60,000 - Gross

Our client, a leading travel and logistics provider in Nairobi is seeking a well qualified individual to fill the position of HR manager.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage recruitment and staffing
  • Manage employee welfare and motivation
  • Oversee staff performance management strategy and staff appraisal
  • Manage relations and ensure effective relationship between Management and all staff by establishment of appropriate communication channels.
  • Ensure keeping of an up to date staff records management system
  • Manage and oversee staff Administration including leaves
  • Oversee implementation of HR policies and Procedures
  • Manage staff development and training at all levels of the company
  • Develop, oversee and manage staff welfare programs
  • Directly supervise the Office assistants, couriers and pool drivers and ensure all vehicle movements are logged and official.
  • Manage, oversee and advise the company on disciplinary policies and procedures
  • Develop and implement an appropriate teambuilding structure to ensure teamwork within the departments and across the organization.
  • Ensure QMS is well implemented within the HR function and that there is continual review and improvement of documented procedures, objectives and, processes.
  • Organise for the monthly Management Committee Meetings and also take charge of the secretarial functions with follow ups for implementation of agreed action points.
  • Driver management including – Recruitment and induction, training, managing absenteeism and adherence to code of conduct, motivation, grievance handling, disciplinary issues management, attend regular driver meetings and coordinating harmonious work relationships among all staff.
Requirements
  • Degree/Diploma in Human Resources or equivalent
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in HR and Administration
  • Membership with IHRM-K or related professional body
  • Tangible experience in supervising teams
  • Experience managing human resources in a similar business an advantage
  • All rounded, intelligent, with customer & people skills, can work under pressure and must have self drive.
How to Apply
 
Interested candidates to send CVs with Cover letters to jobs@fanisi.net by 24th September 2014.
 
Only those with the above requirements will be contacted

Milk Processing Electrical Technician

Industry: Milk Production
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh. 30,000 - 40,000

Our client is an upcoming milk process company in Kiambu who seeks to hire a milk processing electrical technician to handle machine maintenance. 

Candidates within the milk industry are highly preferred.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate electrical systems and components within the factory
  • Confirms system’s and components’ capabilities by testing properties
  • Prepares regular reports on the factory’s electrical status
  • Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests
  • Keeps equipment operational by following manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures; requesting repair service
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Ensuring the electrical components are in place
  • Make sure that the installation is run in a safe way
  • Participate in Electrical verifications/audits
  • Work with problem solution, maintenance analysis and support projects.
  • Give support to engineering/ projects regarding Maintenance
Qualification & Skills
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing plant working in an engineering capacity
  • Working knowledge of ISO systems and TPM as well as knowledge of local OHS Act requirements
  • Experience with a food production company
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Milk Processing Electrical Technician - Ksh. 30,000 - 40,000) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 27th September, 2014

Kindly indicate your current/ last salary

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

East African Community Lake Victoria Basin Commission Secretariat
 
Technical Assistant / Individual Consultant
 
The East African Community (EAC) through the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) Secretariat has received funding for the implementation of the Lake Victoria Water Supply and Sanitation Program Phase II (LVWATSAN II) from African Development Fund (ADF) and LVBC Secretariat intends to apply part of the funds to strengthen the program management unit by engaging a Technical Assistant (TA) for the program in Burundi, to support program delivery.

The LVBC Secretariat is coordinating the overall regional implementation of the LVWATSAN II program, which is being implemented in all the five EAC Partner States of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. 

In Burundi, the program is being implemented in Ngozi, Muyinga and Kayanza towns by Régie de Production et de Distribution de l’Eau et de l’Electricité (REGIDESO) as the Implementing Agency, a state Parastatal in the Ministry of Energy and Mines. 
 
The program contributes towards the attainment of the shared Vision for the management and development of the Lake Victoria Basin through strengthening of the regional and national institutions for governance of transboundary resources in the basin; and contributes to the improvement of the livelihoods and health of communities in the basin, through the reversal of the pollution of the lake and through improvements in sustainable water supply and sanitation infrastructure
 
LVBC Secretariat in collaboration with REGIDESO therefore hereby invites applications from suitably qualified experts for the TA position 
 
Main Purpose of the Position: The TA for Burundi will assist the program implementation team in REGIDESO towards successful implementation of program. 

He/she will also have the main responsibility of building the capacity of the program staff in line with the TORs posted in the LVBC website www.lvbcom.org, so as to enhance the implementation of the program.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supporting the IA in contract management, reviewing and providing inputs to technical submissions from the consultant;
  • Ensuring that the project work plan and Procurement Plans are executed on time;
  • Contribute to preparation and improvement of the program’s periodic reports prepared by REGIDESO ensuring quality control;
  • Contribute to institutionalising overall program Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Assist the IA in quality tender documents and evaluation reports for procurement of works;
  • Support the IA in supervision of project contracts to ensure compliance with contract requirements;
  • Reviewing of consultant’s and contractor’s periodic reports and advising REGIDESO and LVBC,
  • Participate in engagements with all relevant actors including respective Permanent Secretaries, AfDB Burundi Office and UN Habitat (Burundi) to ensure smooth implementation of the Program;
  • Provide on the job training and skills transfer to the project team on aspects of project management, time management, contract management and any other aspects that may be informed by the needs of the team in Burundi; and
  • Carry out any other task as required by LVBC and REGIDESO.
Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Competencies
  • Bsc. in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institution;
  • MSc or MBA with focus in project management or a related qualification;
  • At least 10 years post qualification experience in implementation of water and sanitation projects, including but not limited to project planning, design, monitoring, procurement and implementation of contracts;
  • Experience in managing donor funded projects and an understanding of MDB procurement rules and procedures;
  • Demonstrated use of engineering design softwares like Water & Sewer CAD and related technologies;
  • Excellent written and spoken communication, exhibiting fluency in French and a working knowledge of English and ability to transmit ideas and information in a clear, accurate and effective manner;
  • Knowledge in program management policies, principles and procedures for donor funded development programs; and
  • Excellent Team player, interpersonal and analytical skills
How to Apply
 
Application accompanied by a detailed CV, copies of certificates, names and addresses of three reputable referees, financial proposal, contact details (e-mail, telephone) should be sent to the undersigned.

Application may be sent by post office, deposited at LVBC Secretariat Office at the address below, or by e-mail in word or PDF at lvbc@lvbcom.org and tenders@lvbcom.org. 

All applications must be submitted not later than 10.00 am 6th October 2014.

The Executive Secretary
Lake Victoria Basin Commission Secretariat,
East African Community
P.O Box 1510-40100
Kisumu, Kenya

Tel.: +254 57 202 387/894
Fax.: +254 57 202 6324

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer. 

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. 

LVBC Secretariat shall only respond to those candidates who strictly meet the set requirements

Kirinyaga Water & Sanitation Company is one of the Water Service Providers contracted by Tana Water Services Board (TWSB) as an agent to provide water and sanitation services in Kirinyaga and part of Embu  County.

To strengthen our team of staff, we invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates with excellent credentials to fill the position of an Internal Auditor and Human Resources and Administration  
Manager.
 
Internal Auditor
 
Overall Job Purpose:  Reporting functionally to the Board of Directors and administratively to the Managing Director, the Internal Auditor will be responsible for assisting management and the Board in the effective discharge of their responsibilities by furnishing them with reports containing analysis, recommendations, counsel and information concerning the activities/operations reviewed including risk Management systems and governance.

Key Responsibilities
  • Designing, reviewing and developing audit techniques and procedures for assessing comprehensive financial and systems audit reporting.
  • In consultation with the Board, formulate, implement and review corporate audit policies, norms and procedures.
  • Reviewing and appraising the soundness and efficiency of all internal control systems including but not limited to financial, operations and procedures.
  • Preparing the annual audit programme and ensuring that it is effectively and efficiently implemented.
  • Analyzing outcomes of audit activities, providing timely and accurate reports and following through to ensure that recommendations are considered and implemented in a timely manner.
  • Carrying out special audits and investigations as may be required from time to time and preparing reports of findings for the Board.
  • Liaising with the external auditors as appropriate to ensure timely external auditing is carried out on the organization.
  • Any other duties allocated by the Managing Director
Job Specifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree preferably in accounting/auditing option or its equivalent from a recognized university
  • Certified Public Accountant – CPA(K)
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a busy audit environment
  • Have demonstrated professional competence in auditing and computerized accounting
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Good report writing and communication skills
  • Must be between the age of 30-45 years
Human Resource and Administration Manager
 
Overall Job Purpose: Reporting to Managing Director, the Human Resource Manager will be responsible for the management of  Human Resources and Administration function of the Company.

Key Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the development, execution and evaluation of HR policies and procedures and provision of strategic HR advise and recommendation
  • Responsible for the effective management of the Human Resources functions of the Company
  • Aligns the company’s human resources requirement to the Company’s immediate, short, medium and long term goals for the achievement of the Company’s goals and overall objectives
  • Play a key role in staff recruitment, placement training and development
  • Guides and coordinates periodic staff appraisals
  • Deals on day to day basis with diverse human related issues
  • Manages staff grievances in accordance with the Company Policies and Kenyan Labour Laws
  • Provide data, information and advice to the management on all issues relating to Human resource
  • Coordinates the Company’s disciplinary matters
  • Prepares the Human Resources budget components for the Company
  • Liaises with the relevant government and other related institutions on staff matters
  • Responsible for the development of administrative policies and procedures
  • Manages the administrative function of the company
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with minimum supervision
Job Specification
  • Minimum of 5 years hands on experience in Human Resource position in a busy environment.
  • A first degree in Social Sciences or related field.
  • Relevant Diploma in Human Resources Management
  • Computer literate in human resources based systems
  • Well Versed with the Kenya labour law
  • Aged between 30-45 years
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications with updated CVs and copies of education and professional qualifications, indicating day time telephone contacts and three professional referees, current and expected remuneration in envelopes clearly indicating the position applied for to the address below.

Managing Director
Kirinyaga Water and Sanitation Company
P.O. Box 360-10300
Kerugoya.

Or Email to; Email: kiriwasco2006@gmail.com

Applications should reach the undersigned not later than 14th October, 2014

Physically challenged persons, women and youth are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Consultants / Lead Auditors – International Management Standards
 
Self-employed experienced IRCA or equivalent lead auditors required for freelance duties in Nairobi. 

Applicants must be and qualified to deal with ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001.

Applicants must have access to a computer and car and have excellent written English skills.
Please supply your  CV by email to nadinebryars@imsm.com 

www.imsm.com
Medair is a humanitarian organization inspired by Christian faith to relieve human suffering in some of the world’s most remote and devastated places. 

We bring relief and recovery to people in crisis, regardless of race, creed or nationality. As signatories of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, we believe that aid should be given to everyone who is in need, regardless of political, social or religious viewpoint. 

We save lives in emergencies and then stay to help people recover from crisis with dignity—working side by side with communities to leave a lasting impact. 

We provide a range of emergency relief and recovery services: health care and nutrition; safe water, sanitation, and hygiene; shelter and infrastructure.

Health and Nutrition Manager 
Based in South Sudan

Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and support of the assigned health / nutrition field interventions in line with the activity plan and time frame of the relevant project proposal and any applicable national and international guidelines and standards
  • Conduct regular supervision in clinics and other health and nutrition facilities to support staff with on the job training and ensure quality of service delivery.
  • Oversee the process of data collection, collation and dissemination to meet the requirements and deadlines set by Medair and/or external partners
  • Assist the Project Manager and Nutrition Manager to manage and oversee the assigned local nutrition team including recruitment, day-to-day management, development and training and performance management.
  • Promote the health and security of the health/nutrition team by ensuring the application of security guidelines, health and safety in the workplace and healthy living conditions and practices.
  • Work with the Project Manager and Nutrition Team Leader to manage finances within the field location ensuring all required paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned stakeholders
  • Represent Medair at relevant local level coordination meetings involving local authorities, UN agencies and other NGOs
  • Manage the correct and timely ordering of needed stocks and supplies to the field location in coordination with the Nutrition Team Leader and the Project Manager
  • Implement, as far as is possible within operational constraints, relevant policies and standards relating to health service delivery including Sphere and HAP standards, Ministry of Health and donor guidelines and other good practice.
Minimum Requirements
  • Degree in Public Health and/or Nutrition or related field
  • 2 years post-qualification nursing / medical professional experience
  • Experience working in a health and nutrition programme in a developing country, preferably in a humanitarian context
  • Excellent communication skills (oral & written), Fluent in English, Arabic an added advantage
  • Excellent computer skills, Microsoft Word and Excel, computer programmes for statistics analysis
  • High sense of responsibility, good organisational, coordination and time management skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to work extended and irregular hours due to emergencies
  • Team player and able to work in a diverse cultural environment
How to Apply

Applications including a detailed CV with names and full contact details of three referees and a cover letter describing how you consider yourself suitable against the key responsibilities should be sent to: 
jobs-sds@southsudan.medair.org

Application deadline: 30th September 2014

Only short listed candidates will be contacted
Celtic Cooling is a Dutch company supplying and servicing cold rooms and air-conditioning systems worldwide with offices in several countries (Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana and Kazakhstan) 
 
For our Kenyan branch office we are looking for:

Finance / Office Representative
 
Key responsibilities:
  • Maintain financial and accounting systems and procedures in accordance with Celtic corporate requirements.
  • Management, disbursement and reconciliation of the office petty cash/field imprest.
  • Carry out banking duties as required
  • Preparing of monthly reports and submission to HQ within stipulated date in calendar
Requirements and experience:
  • Degree in finance/accounting and/or CPA II or equivalent
  • At least 3 years experience in Accounting/office administration
  • Good computer skills
  • Good communication in English language verbal and written
  • Hands on experience
  • Confidentiality and team spirit.
Terms of employment: permanent
 
You are requested to send your CV and application letter before 29th September, 2014 to:
 
Celtic Koeling BV, Sandra Bijwaard by email to info@celtic.nl 
 
For more information you can contact our local office at telephone no: +254 (0)723986909

Or visit our website: www.celtic.nl

The Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) wishes to recruit self motivated and qualified professionals for the following vacant positions:

Chief ICT Officer (Systems Development)

KNEC Scale EC 12 

Two Posts

The Chief ICT Officer will be reporting to a Head of Division in the ICT Department.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with user departments to understand the business processes/problems, review and evaluate existing/proposed systems and make recommendations on suitable solutions;
  • Design and develop systems for administration and management of business processes as well as conducting trial runs of the systems to ensure compliance with desired results;
  • Develop a deployment plan for the systems developed including installation, testing and training;
  • Progress the existing software system applications and architecture in various areas as business process demands;
  • Guide, mentor and supervise a team of developers;
  • Managing access controls and security;
  • Monitor the performance and integration of specified applications at section level;
  • Perform project management function when required.
Requirements for Appointment: 
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/Information Communications Technology OR any other ICT related discipline; 
  • Masters Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, OR equivalent qualification from a recognized institution 
  • ICT qualifications such as CISSCO, CCNA, CISSA, .NET etc; 
  • At least three (3) years experience as a Senior Information Communication Technology Officer or nine (9) years work experience at a senior level in a related field; 
  • Management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a reputable institution; 
  • Hands-on experience in use of Java, visual Studio, SQL Server, Business Intelligence reporting tools or other web application frameworks; 
  • A record of successful delivery of large application systems as a team or leader. Those with examinations-related applications will have an added advantage; 
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical business process owners to get things done; 
  • Must have a minimum grade of C+ and above in KCSE or equivalent qualifications
Terms of Offer: The Council will offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with seniority and responsibilities of the position.

Application Procedure
 
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward their applications enclosing certified copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving details of day time telephone contact, e-mail addresses, current remuneration (enclose copy of your latest pay slip), names and valid current contacts of two referees on or before Friday, October 03, 2014 to: 

The Head of Human Resources Division 
The Kenya National Examinations Council 
P O Box 73598 - 00200 
Nairobi

Note:
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result to automatic disqualification.
 
All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a psychometric test to be administered by the Council.
 
KNEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and people with Disability are encouraged to apply.

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