Vacancy: Nutrition Manager (Kakuma)

Job Purpose / Objective: Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator, the Nutrition Manager shall be responsible for the overall designing and implementation of a nutrition program that encompasses running of selective feeding program, nutrition surveillance, hospital feeding, and promotion of infant and young child feeding practices, nutrition education and addressing micronutrient deficiencies in the camp. 

He/she shall be expected to monitor and ensure improvement and maintenance of public health nutrition performance indicators as per SPHERE/UNHCR/WHO standards at the Camp.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop an annual nutrition sector work plan
  • Supervise and coordinate the implementation and monitoring of nutrition project activities in line with proposal targets and work plan timelines
  • Implement recommendations arising out of joint assessment missions/ reviews with WFP and/or UNHCR
  • Conduct nutritional surveillance in the camp based on agreed camp wide methodologies including surveys, process monitoring, LQAS, SQUEAC and other rapid methods.
  • Coordinate with other IRC departments and implementing partners to develop training curricula and implementation plans.
  • Assist in response and management of any nutrition emergencies e.g. acute food shortages in the camp and participate in the development of disaster preparedness systems.
  • Promote infant and young child feeding best practices in the camp.
  • Supervise and monitor the hospital patient’s diet including the special diets for chronic diseases.
  • Plan and execute nutritional calendar events.
  • Oversee implementation and integration of comprehensive growth monitoring program
  • Participate actively in execution of operational research in the camp
  • Participate actively in annual nutrition surveys in the camp
  • Plan and actively involve the community in marking recognized nutrition related days
  • In liaison with the Administration department, recruit and maintain a nutrition team in accordance with budget specifications.
  • Directly supervise the nutrition team in the camp.
  • Build refugee staff capacity to assume more management and technical positions in IRC’s nutrition program:
  • Represent IRC in health and nutrition meetings in the Camp:
  • Coordinate with UNHCR, WFP other implementing partners and health facilities to ensure maximum effectiveness of the nutrition project.
  • Monitor all nutrition program expenditure against budgets;
  • Work with logistics team to develop accurate and timely quarterly nutrition orders;
  • Recommend grant and budget revisions for the nutrition program to the Health Team Leader;
  • Keep Health Team Leader fully informed on nutrition related issues, opportunities and development;
  • To coordinate the compilation and timely submit weekly monthly and quarterly reports of the therapeutic and supplementary feeding and other nutrition activities to the Health Team Leader.
  • Adhere and uphold the IRC code of conduct at the respective work areas of work

Key Result Areas

  • Successful implementation of annual nutrition sector work plan as per the proposal targets.
  • Monitor and ensure improvement and maintenance of public health nutrition performance indicators as per SPHERE/UNHCR/WHO standards at the camp.
  • Promotion of mother infant and young child feeding best practices in the camp.
  • Monitor all nutrition program expenditure against budgets and ensure an appropriate burn rate.
  • Ensure steady supply of all the nutrition program supplies.
  • Ensure nutrition surveillance and assessments are continuously conducted.
  • Timely submission of monthly and donor reports.
  • Capacity building of nutrition staff.
  • Maintain nutrition team as per the budget specifications.
  • Represent IRC in nutrition meetings.

Required Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition; Masters in Public Health Nutrition preferred.
  • Experience in designing and implementing nutrition surveys and other methodologies,
  • Knowledge in computer statistical packages such as SMART, SQUEAC, STRATA and basic data analysis skills.
  • Experience in managing a nutrition program among refugee/ displaced populations an advantage.
  • Working in resource poor environment and complex emergencies.

To apply please follow link below;


Please apply on or before 10th October, 2014

IRC leading the way from harm to home

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

Daystar University is a chartered interdenominational and evangelical Christian University. 

Its mission is the development of Christian Servant Leaders for the expansion of God’s kingdom in Africa and the world. 

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position. 

Applicants to this position must be committed Christians, who show evidence of involvement in their local churches.

Assistant Security Supervisor

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Security & Disaster Management or Criminology
  • Must have a Certificate of good conduct
  • Not less than 3 years of active relevant experience in a similar position
  • Excellent understanding of security issues in general
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain high work standards
  • Ability to maintain independence and ethical standards in performance of assignments

Responsibilities

  • Deployment of guards & supervision of guards
  • Instructing and coaching of the guards
  • Ensure guards maintain disciple and that disputes are settled.
  • Monitor and report students ‘discipline in the campus in liaison with Student Development Office.
  • Ensure smooth and secure operation of gate services
  • Ensuring control of movement of goods, foods, property and vehicles in and out the campus at the main gate.
  • Ensuring that main doors of the campus buildings are locked
  • Ensuring that the security lighting systems are in good working order in the university.
  • Carrying out Investigations and arrests and prosecution of culprits
  • Ensure that equipment is available, serviceable and ready for use.
  • Ensure that guards have the necessary ammunitions and office supplies
  • Ensure that night vehicles on duty are escorted.

How to Apply

Those interested in these challenging and rewarding positions should submit their applications, testimonials and detailed CV with names and contacts of 3 referees to the address below on or before: 3rd October 2014

All applications should be sent by E-mail to: recruitment@daystar.ac.ke. 

Hard copies will not be considered.

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Daystar University is a chartered interdenominational and evangelical Christian University. 

Its mission is the development of Christian Servant Leaders for the expansion of God’s kingdom in Africa and the world. 

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position. 

Applicants to this position must be committed Christians, who show evidence of involvement in their local churches.

Senior Publications & Marketing Assistant

One Year Contract

Requirements

  • Bachelors of Arts degree in Research, Sociology & Linguistics or any other relevant field, A masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • 3 years’ experience as a Publications & Marketing Officer, with above average performance
  • Hands on skills in MS Office and Publications systems
  • Ability to draft policies related to publications e.g intellectual property rights.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good customer orientation Flexible disposition

Responsibilities

  • To keep an up to date inventory of all the Research Centre’s publications.
  • To market and sell the publications produced by the University.
  • To collect abstracts of masters’ theses for publication
  • To keep a record of all the books sold and bank the money within the University account
  • To follow up on staff and other stakeholders who have expressed interest to publish books/articles with the Centre. This is meant to ensure that there are regular publications within the Research Centre whether books/journals
  • To liaise with the contracted printer and ensure that books for publication are published in time
  • To draft an intellectual property rights policy
  • To assist the Research Director in organizing and running workshops/seminars and conferences
  • To assist in data collection, data entry, analysis and research report writing
  • To provide support from time to time in any other area as required by the Research Centre’s activities

How to Apply

Those interested in these challenging and rewarding positions should submit their applications, testimonials and detailed CV with names and contacts of 3 referees to the address below on or before: 3rd October 2014

All applications should be sent by E-mail to: recruitment@daystar.ac.ke. 

Hard copies will not be considered.

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Daystar University is a chartered interdenominational and evangelical Christian University. 

Its mission is the development of Christian Servant Leaders for the expansion of God’s kingdom in Africa and the world. 

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position. 

Applicants to this position must be committed Christians, who show evidence of involvement in their local churches.

Senior Administrative Assistant – Nuru Counselling Centre

One Year Contract

Requirements

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in Social sciences- Psychology & Counselling;
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a busy office;
  • Hands on skills in MS Office packages;
  • Proficient reporting and writing skills;
  • Demonstrable planning capabilities;
  • Display of marketing skills;
  • A high sense of integrity, innovativeness, diplomacy and ethical standards, including confidentiality;
  • Ability to work long hours, including evening;
  • Ability to keep confidential records;
  • Capacity to guide and advice visitors appropriately;
  • Ability to vet clients and assign them to appropriate counsellors;
  • A flexible friendly disposition.
  • Must be a committed Christian with good references to professional competencies and Christian life.

Responsibilities

  • Providing administrative support to the Psychology Programme
  • Facilitation of the practicals for the PhD in Clinical Psychology Students
  • Receive clients and telephone calls and respond to them or direct them appropriately;
  • Do initial intake with clients and assign them to qualified approved counsellors;
  • Billing of clients according to Daystar policy; Collect payments from clients and remitting the money to finance office.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of all clientele records;
  • Avail written reports of the functioning of Nuru Counselling Centre to the Dean, School of Human and Social Sciences (DSHSS) on monthly basis;
  • Report to the Dean (SHSS) or HOD (Psychology), or any other available counsellor, cases of clients requiring crisis intervention immediately;
  • Marketing Nuru Counselling Centre
  • Facilitate liaison between the office and internal or external publics;
  • Responsible for the daily organization of the office;
  • Maintain the office’s diary.
  • Any other duties as assign.

How to Apply

Those interested in these challenging and rewarding positions should submit their applications, testimonials and detailed CV with names and contacts of 3 referees to the address below on or before: 3rd October 2014

All applications should be sent by E-mail to: recruitment@daystar.ac.ke. 

Hard copies will not be considered.

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Republic of Kenya
 
County Government of Garissa
 
County Public Service Board
 
The County Public Service Board of Garissa wishes to recruit competent and qualified professionals to fill the following positions as per the Constitution of Kenya 2010 under Article 176 (first schedule) and sections 44, 46, & 47 of the County Government Act No. 17/2012.

1. Ward Administrators

30 Posts

Re Advertisement
 
The Ward Administrator will be responsible for the coordination, management and supervision of the general administrative functions of the ward unit.
 
Duties and responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing Policies and Plans relating to the Ward unit;
  • Ensuring effective service delivery at the Ward unit;
  • Coordinating developmental activities to empower the community;
  • Provision and maintenance of infrastructure and facilities of public services;
  • Overseeing the County Public Service activities at the Ward unit;
  • Facilitating and coordinating citizens participation in the development of policies and plans and delivery of service; and
  • Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board under section 86.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Must be Kenyan citizen.
  • Have Post-Secondary education, knowledge of administration, social work or management.
  • A first degree will be an added advantage.
  • Working experiences of three to five years.
Women, youth, marginalized and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 
Please note that those who applied earlier need not to re-apply
 
2. County Chief Officers 
3 Post
 
The 3 posts are as follows;
  • Education, Polytechnics, Information and Intergovernmental Relations..
  • Roads, Infrastructure, Land, Housing and Public Works.
  • Agriculture, Livestock Fisheries and Irrigation.
Duties and responsibilities
 
The County Chief Officer shall be the authorized officer in respect of exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible for various functions including the following;
  • Oversee management of finances, preparation and submissions of budget estimates, annual plans and programs in their respective areas.
  • Development and implementation of strategic sector plans and performance management.
  • Formulate and implement policies and plans that conform to county strategic plans and Vision 2030.
  • Promote national values and principles of good governance as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than Five (5) in the relevant field;
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of county development objectives and Vision 2030.
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • To be computer-literate.
How to Apply:
 
All applicants must
  • Be Kenyan citizens
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Submit their applications in a sealed envelope clearly indicating the position applied for.
All applicants should attach detailed curriculum vitae, three referees, and copies of academic and professional certificates, a copy of a National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents.

Applications should be addressed to: -

The Secretary, County Public Service Board
Garissa County
P.O Box 563 - 70100
Garissa

Manual applications should be delivered to office of the Secretary, County Public Service Board located at the offices of the former Garissa Municipal Council; off Kismayu Road. 

Online applications should be emailed to enquiries@garissa.go.ke

The application should reach the Secretary County Public Service Board not later than 10th October, 2014.

Garissa County is an equal opportunity employer.

One of Kenya’s leading local aviation firms is seeking to recruit professionals of unquestionable integrity to fill positions in its Internal Audit Department.

Position: Internal Auditors
 
Desired Technical Qualifications:
 
University Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration;
 
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Finalist.
 
Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience and must have a track record of working with an audit firm;
 
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and staff;
 
Experience in using computerized auditing and accounting applications, risk management and internal controls;
 

Hand written applications accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates and details of current employment and telephone contacts should be addressed to:

DN/A 1725
P.O Box 49010-00100
G.P.O Nairobi, Kenya
 
So as to be there not later than Friday, 10th October 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Daystar University is a chartered interdenominational and evangelical Christian University. 

Its mission is the development of Christian Servant Leaders for the expansion of God’s kingdom in Africa and the world. 

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position. 

Applicants to this position must be committed Christians, who show evidence of involvement in their local churches.

Assistant Sports and Recreation Officer

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree (Bed, Physical Education),
  • 3 years demonstrable experience of experiential programs, group dynamics, expeditions and various challenge courses in Kenya.
  • Outdoor Education, Adventure and Leadership Training
  • Certification in Outdoor activities facilitation
  • Certification in Outdoor equipment and facility maintenance and construction
  • Diagnostic and analytical skills
  • Ability to initiate and develop adventure and community service strategic plans and programs
  • Ability to facilitate, train, and support others
  • Financial planning and management skills
  • Ability to communicate, listen, reflect, and advocate
  • Good report writing skills
  • Self starter and self motivator
  • Computer literacy

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Sports & Recreation Officer in guiding the day-to-day operations of Doulos: Leaders in Service program
  • Guide the Doulos: Leaders in Service unit in utilizing and maintaining Freedom Base Experiential Education Center
  • Advice relevant officials of the university on all matters relating to organizational development, strategic planning, program management, implementation strategies,
  • Recruit and train new students into the Doulos program
  • Encourage staff and students to adapt, maintain and sustain integral/fundamental service delivery systems to successful implementation of service programs
  • Mobilizing student participation in Sports and Recreational activities & ensuring excellence in performance for competing teams
  • Ensure smooth running of the stores in the recreation centre.

How to Apply

Those interested in these challenging and rewarding positions should submit their applications, testimonials and detailed CV with names and contacts of 3 referees to the address below on or before: 3rd October 2014

All applications should be sent by E-mail to: recruitment@daystar.ac.ke. 

Hard copies will not be considered.

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Daystar University is a chartered interdenominational and evangelical Christian University. 

Its mission is the development of Christian Servant Leaders for the expansion of God’s kingdom in Africa and the world. 

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position. 

Applicants to this position must be committed Christians, who show evidence of involvement in their local churches.

Assistant Human Resource Officer

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or recognised equivalent
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management or equivalent
  • 3 years’ experience in a busy Human Resource office
  • Must be a registered member of a HR Professional body
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the labour laws
  • Demonstration of interpersonal skills and be a servant leader, creativity and ability to make decisions
  • Must possess knowledge of Human Resource Information System.

Responsibilities:

  • Handling preliminary tasks for recruitment and selection - job advertising, sorting and shortlisting of applications and coordinating interviews.
  • Preparation and processing of employment related documentations.
  • Managing orientation and induction of all new employees, updating them on HR policies & procedures
  • Facilitate general staff performance evaluations and appraisals
  • NHIF and NSSF related matters.
  • Managing employees promotions and confirmations
  • Update the establishment monthly.

How to Apply

Those interested in these challenging and rewarding positions should submit their applications, testimonials and detailed CV with names and contacts of 3 referees to the address below on or before: 3rd October 2014

All applications should be sent by E-mail to: recruitment@daystar.ac.ke. 

Hard copies will not be considered.

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Daystar University is a chartered interdenominational and evangelical Christian University. 

Its mission is the development of Christian Servant Leaders for the expansion of God’s kingdom in Africa and the world. 

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position. 

Applicants to this position must be committed Christians, who show evidence of involvement in their local churches.

Librarian - Reader Services

Requirements

  • PhD or Master’s degree with at least two years teaching experience at the university level or relevant work experience with positive evaluation
  • Good modelling of Community service
  • Computer proficiency and knowledge of library management systems.
  • Commitment to goals of professional and spiritual growth.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with faculty, students and staff for selection, procurement and processing of relevant and up to date library information resources to facilitate teaching, learning and research.
  • Provide leadership in ensuring timely and quality user-centred print and electronic information service to faculty, students and staff.
  • Maintain and regularly reviews library databases (OPAC), multimedia, Special Collection, Textbook loan) to ensure a quality information service.
  • Liaison with faculty for awareness creation and promotion of new and existing library resources
  • Be a leader in integration of information literacy and training of new students, faculty and staff
  • Induct and supervise junior staff in the section and students on internship and work-study
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the University Librarian

How to Apply

Those interested in these challenging and rewarding positions should submit their applications, testimonials and detailed CV with names and contacts of 3 referees to the address below on or before: 3rd October 2014

All applications should be sent by E-mail to: recruitment@daystar.ac.ke. 

Hard copies will not be considered.

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Daystar University is a chartered interdenominational and evangelical Christian University. 

Its mission is the development of Christian Servant Leaders for the expansion of God’s kingdom in Africa and the world. 

We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position. 

Applicants to this position must be committed Christians, who show evidence of involvement in their local churches.

Deputy University Registrar

Requirements

  • Ph.D or Doctorate holder or equivalent in relevant area of specialisation
  • Three years as senior lecturer or relevant research or work experience at the university level or seven (7) years at tertiary level.
  • Proficient in computer applications, systems and databases
  • Experience in research and statistical and numerical analysis
  • Knowledge of local and international examination and grading systems
  • Paper on integration of faith and learning will be required during the probation period
  • Outstanding modelling of community service
  • Involvement in developing of academic programmes
  • Outstanding skills in teaching, and research development
  • Three articles in recognised journals, or three chapters in refereed books, recognition at prestigious galleries, concerts or review books
  • Having served as a Dean or HoD will be an added advantaged.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the admission process of new students to the University.
  • Oversee the printing of certificates (Pre-University, Deans’ list and Graduands) and be the custodian of all certificates and transcripts of graduands.
  • Ensure the proper issuing of graduands certificates and transcripts.
  • Oversee communication with applicants with regard to their admission status.
  • Coordinate the orientation programme with regard to Admissions and Records Department.
  • Assist in verification of certificates
  • Audit students’ transcripts.
  • Oversee the administration of end of semester examinations.
  • Spearhead the Admission Committee meetings.
  • Counsel and mentor the students and the larger Daystar Community.
  • Commune with Daystar faculty, staff and students in spiritual affairs
  • Supervise the work of Senior Assistant Registrar’ and Assistant Registrar.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the University Registrar.

How to Apply

Those interested in these challenging and rewarding positions should submit their applications, testimonials and detailed CV with names and contacts of 3 referees to the address below on or before: 3rd October 2014

All applications should be sent by E-mail to: recruitment@daystar.ac.ke. 

Hard copies will not be considered.

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.


Kwale Water & Sewerage Company Limited

1. Technical Services Manager
 
Will be the head of the Technical Services Department and responsible to the Managing director.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • All technical activities of the organization and ensuring cost effective and accurately metered units of production.
  • Be able to plan, design and develop a water network program and oversee repairs of related structures
  • Be responsible for repairs and maintenance of reservoirs, water pipelines and pumping stations
  • Maintain a robust maintenance and service routines and attend to repairs and emergencies promptly to reduce water losses.
  • Motivate the staff in the department to achieve the company objectives.
  • Run the department as a strategic business unit.
  • Production and presentation of daily reports
Qualifications & Requirements

  • Should possess Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electromechanical Engineering with at least 2 years’ experience
  • or a holder of Higher National Diploma in Civil or Electromechanical engineering with an interrupted extensive hands-on experience of over 10 years in the water sector
  • Strong IT skills
  • Must be 30 – 45 years of age.
2. Internal Auditor
 
Will be in charge of the internal audit functions of the company and will be responsible functionally to the audit committee and administratively to the Managing Director.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Thorough, ardent and articulate to details and processes.
  • Help the company to prepare internal audit manual.
  • Prepare internal audit techniques and implement audit programs as well as issuing audit reports.
  • Manage the risk portfolio of the company.
  • Must be well versed with Risk Based Internal Auditing
Qualifications & Requirements
  • Should possess a degree in Accounting and at least CPA II
  • Should have at least 3 years’ experience in internal auditing in large organizations.
  • Must be 30 – 45 years of age.
Attractive remuneration will be offered to the successful candidates. 

If you do not hear from us by 22nd October 2014 consider yourself unsuccessful. 

Female and less able candidates are encouraged to apply.

Applicants to be sent to:
The Managing Director
Kwale Water & Sewerage Company Limited
P.O Box 18-80403
Kwale

So as to reach us not later than 4:30 P.M 8th October 2014.

(Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification)

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