World Vision Kenya is a leading Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

Our programmes are spread across in most parts of Kenya. 

We are seeking a highly competent and outstanding individual to fill the following position.
 
Project Officer – Education 

(4 Field Based Positions)
 
Purpose of the position: To ensure successful implementation and monitoring of education projects aimed at contributing towards improved children wellbeing outcomes.

For more information on the job and application procedures, please visit: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-africa

Online applications including detailed CVs together with names of three referees should be done through our website link:http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-africa to reach us not later than November 3, 2014 midnight. 

Must put job title as the subject. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

World Vision Kenya neither uses employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews, or medical checks.

World Vision is a child focused organization and upholds the rights and wellbeing of children. 

Our recruitment and selection procedures include screening and background checking for child abuse related offenses. 

World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.
The NGOs Co-ordination Board is a State Corporation established under the Non-Governmental Organisations Co-ordination Act No. 19 of 1990. 

It is charged with the responsibility of registering, coordinating, facilitating and regulating national and international Non-Governmental Organisations operating in Kenya. 

The Board wishes to recruit an Executive Director who will be reporting to the Board of Directors.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provision of strategic leadership in the development and implementation of regulation framework for the NGO sector.
  • Develop strategies to ensure that the country remains a growing regional hub for the establishment of NGO5 and being attractive to social investment.
  • Provide leadership in engagement, participation and collaboration with stakeholders
  • Managing the day to day business of the Board.
  • Ensuring efficient development and implementation of annual work plans that promote the pursuit of social development goals of Vision 2030.
  • Proper management and control of the Board’s financial and non-financial resources in an efficient and cost effective manner, in consultation with the Board, the Parent Ministry and all the relevant Government agencies and stakeholders.
  • To develop a monitoring and evaluation framework for evaluating the performance of the NGO sector.
  • To oversee the compliance of NGOs to the Government regulations and policies.
  • Participating in the development and implementation of the overall Performance Contract of the Board.
  • Managing the Board’s internal and external relations.
  • Promote ISO Management System and provide leadership in the improvement of the quality and value of services and products provided by the Board.
  • Fostering a conducive corporate culture that promotes ethical practices and good governance, as well as attracting, retaining and motivating employees
  • Attending to personnel matters, including organisational structures, appointments, welfare, training, industrial relations, separation and effective management succession plans.
  • Acting as the principal spokesperson of the Board.
  • Ensuring compliance with the laws of Kenya.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Business Administration or a related field from a recognised university. Those with higher qualifications will have an added advantage.
  • At least five (5) years work experience at a senior management level.
  • Financial Management skills with the capacity to identify, develop and increase the Board’s revenue base.
  • Must have ability to inspire motivation, innovation and creativity among staff.
  • Proven track record as a strategic thinker with visionary acumen and drive.
  • Proven competencies in strategic leadership and corporate governance.
  • Exceptional organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent ability to manage internal and external relations function at a senior level and competence in handling various media.
  • Proven high level understanding of the Kenya Government operations, NGOs and donor communities.
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya by attaching valid copies of the following compliance certificates from: HELB; KRA; Police Clearance; Credit Reference Bureau; and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
  • Membership of a relevant professional body.
Terms of Service: 3 years renewable contract
 
Applications:
 
Interested candidates are invited to send their applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of national ID card, academic and professional certificates, testimonials, names and contacts of three referees one of whom should be current or former immediate supervisor.

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Applications addressed to the undersigned should be sent by registered mail or courier or hand delivered during working hours (8.00 A.M. - 5.00 P.M.) and COPIES sent by e-mail to recruitments@ngobureau.or.ke on or before November 6, 2014.

The NGOS Co-ordination Board is an equal opportunity employer

Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply

The Board Chairman,
NGOS Co-ordination Board,
Co-operative Bank House 15th Floor,
P.O. Box 44617- 00100,
Nairobi
IBTCI seeks Finance and Administration Assistant to play a central role in the day-to-day administrative functions of the IBTCI project office in Nairobi. 

On the administrative side, this person will help to ensure that all administrative tasks are completed, office supplies are maintained, and travel arrangements are secured, as well as play a role in arranging office scheduling and assisting the Admin / Finance Manager in human resource functions. 

On the finance side, this person will handle day-to-day accounting functions, review financial documents for accuracy, maintain records and prepare transfer requests, monitor project expenses, and ensure that that financial and administrative functions of the office are carried out within the framework of IBTCI and USAID policies and procedures.
 
Requirements:

  • Advance Diploma in administration and finance from a recognized college / institution with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience. 
  • Computer literate with significant experience in Excel and Word. PowerPoint knowledge a plus.
  • Fluent written and spoken English. Knowledge of Somali a definite plus.
Highly Desirable:
  • Knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Somali
  • Experience with Quick Books accounting software
Please apply online at https://ibtci.devhire.devex.com/jobs/330220and please submit a CV, cover letter including salary expectations, and contact information for three references.

Application deadline: November 7, 2014.
 
Only candidates being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

There is an immediate vacancy, so interested individuals are encouraged to apply promptly.
IBTCI seeks Project Assistant to play a central role in the day-to-day administrative functions of the IBTCI project office in Nairobi. 

On the programmatic side, this person will help to ensure that all administrative tasks are completed, office supplies are maintained, and travel arrangements are secured, as well as play a role in arranging office scheduling and assisting the Admin / Finance Manager in human resource functions. 

On the finance side, this person will handle day-to-day accounting functions and ensure that that financial and administrative functions of the office are carried out within the framework of IBTCI and USAID policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Advance Diploma in administration, finance, or relevant social sciences from a recognized college/institution with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience. 
  • Computer literate with significant experience in Excel and Word.
  • Fluent written and spoken English.
Highly Desirable:
  • Knowledge of PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Somali.
Please apply online at https://ibtci.devhire.devex.com/jobs/330221and please submit a CV, cover letter including salary expectations, and contact information for three references.

Application deadline: November 7, 2014.

Only candidates being actively considered for employment will be contacted. 

There is an immediate vacancy, so interested individuals are encouraged to apply promptly.

1. Legal Documents Secretary
 
Minimum experience 10 years. 

Applicants must be holders of KCSE minimum grade C+ and thoroughly familiar with engrossment of legal documents. 

Salary and allowances negotiable.
 
2. Conveyancing Clerk
 
Applicants must be holders of a Diploma in Law with not more than 3 years experience.

Applicants for the two positions must apply to:

The Managing Partner, 
Walker Kontos, Hakika
House, Bishops Rd, 
P.O. Box 60680-00200 
Nairobi.
 
Enclose: CV, certificates, testimonials and names of two referees.

Closing date: 14th November 2014.


Vacancy: Matron
 
Requirements
 
Diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nursing (KRCHN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSCN)).
 
Must be registered by the Nursing Council of Kenya
 
Minimum 5 years experience in a busy health facility
 
Experience as a nurse administrator will be an added advantage
 
Qualified Candidates to forward their applications & CV to:
 
The Administrator
P.O. Box 46041-00100
Nairobi.


Email: afwanmedical@gmail.com
Baus Optical Company Limited is a key player in the optics industry in Kenya. 

To support her growth strategies, the company is inviting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Sales Executive

10 Positions
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Performing sales duties:
  • Customer care
  • After Sales Service
Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum Diploma in Sales and Marketing from a recognized institution
  • At least 1 year’s experience in sales
  • Flair for sales
  • Computer literate
  • Willingness to be part of our corporate values and culture
The person:
  • Outgoing personality, responsible and confident
  • Self driven and result oriented individual exhibiting discipline and integrity
  • A quick learner, adaptable and able to work well under pressure
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should apply via post to:

The HR Manager,
P.O. Box 54948-00200,
Nairobi

to reach us not later than 4th December 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

www.bausoptical.co.ke

Vacancy: Business Advisor - (FBO Governance & Capacity Building)
 
Smallholder Poultry Market Development Initiative
 
TechnoServe Background: TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries. 

We are a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets.

Our work is rooted in the idea that given the opportunity, hardworking men and women in even the poorest places can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. 

With more than four decades of proven results, we believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

Position Description: The job holder will be responsible for providing organizational development, policy and capacity building expertise and support to Smallholder Poultry Market Development Initiative activities. 

Provide leadership and guidance on implementation of Governance, policy awareness and capacity building strategies and initiatives within the project. 

The Business Advisor will work closely with farmer business organizations (FBOs), county governments, local stakeholders, and sub-contractors, and management. 

S/he will be responsible for timely and effective implementation of project activities and achievement of the project’s goals.

Minimum Requirements
  • Degree qualifications in Agribusiness Studies, Economics, Marketing or other business-related studies required;
  • Minimum of three years field and technical experience in the development sector, capacity building, organizational development, policy in Kenya is required;
  • Experience working with farmer business organizations, policy programs is an added advantage;
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills a must;
  • Ability to develop well-written, cohesive analyses and reports;
  • Track record of building strong client and stakeholder relationships;
  • Ability to generate innovative solutions in work situations;
Reports To:- Program Manager
 
Location:- Kisumu with (20%) time in Nairobi.
 
Application Instructions:
 
To Apply: 

 Please submit your application (by email only) to ke-recruit@tns.org with the position title placed in the subject line. 

Please include 

(1) cover letter describing your interest, 

(2) curriculum vitae, 

(3) salary history, and 

(4) telephone contacts of three referees. 

Please include all requirements in one document. 

Applications will be treated confidentially. 

Deadline for applications is 31st October 2014. 

Note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

No phone calls please.

Technoserve is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, and individuals with disabilities
Republic of Kenya
 
County Government of Nyandarua
 
Ministry of Education, Youth, Children Affairs, Culture and Social Services.
 
Pursuant to Section 4 (3) of Nyandarua County Alcoholic Drink Act, 2014, applications are hereby invited from qualified candidates for the following positions;

Nyandarua Alcohol Drinks Control Board Members
(7 Posts)

 
Nyandarua Alcohol Drinks Control Board Members (7 posts) one of whom must be a youth who is a stakeholder in alcoholic drink business in the County.

Requirement for Appointment.

  • Have a minimum of Post –Secondary Education from an institution accredited by the Ministry of Education.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Have necessary experience in their respective field of profession for at least three (3) years.
  • Be a person of high integrity.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Board will include;
 
a) Supervise and coordinate the functions of the Sub-County Alcohol Control Committees including licensing.
 
b) Carry out Public Education on Alcohol Drinks Control in the County.
 
c) Participate in the formulation of laws and regulations related to Alcohol Drinks.
 
d) Monitoring and evaluating the implementation of this Act.
 
e) Reviewing on appeal decisions made by Sub-County Committees.
 
Applications should be sent or hand delivered to the Office of the Undersigned so as to reach him on or before Thursday, 6th November, 2014.

P.M. Macharia,
County Executive Committee Member for Education,
Youth Affairs, Culture and Social Services,
P.O. Box 701-20303, Olkalou


Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following position:-

Education Specialist
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Duration: One (1) Year
 
Job Summary: To provide technical leadership to Concern’s Education programme in design, planning and monitoring with a view to improve quality of programming in general and in Early Grade literacy in particular.

Job Specification:

  • An advanced degree in Education with a strong technical knowledge of early years literacy, pedagogy, Multilingual Education (MLE) or mother-tongue education interventions and an understanding of the Early Grade Reading Assessments used in Kenya
  • At least three (3) years teaching experience, preferably at primary level, and technical experience in education programming in delivering and planning teacher education interventions, programming for girls and vulnerable children, child protection and student well-being and community/parents engagement in the education of their children. 
  • Experience in programming for children living in informal/slum settlements and ASALs/pastoralists is preferred.
  • Excellent planning, analytical, leadership and communication skills
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kiswahili
Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV and covering letter, with the subject of the email as ‘Education Specialist’ to: The Human Resource Manager, Concern Worldwide, Nairobi, to the following email address: nairobi.hr@concern.net

Each application should include three referees who can validate technical expertise. 

Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

The closing date for applications is Sunday, 2nd November, 2014. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Concern has a Code of Conduct and a Programme Participant Protection Policy to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from abuse and exploitation.

Concern Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer
Lafto Roses is one of the leading Ethiopian producers of high quality Roses. 

We produce a complete basket of intermediate Roses, cultivated on substrate on a 24 ha farm near Addis Ababa. 

We are proud to cooperate as a member of Ethiopian code of practices, MPS and Fair Trade label. 

We Pay a great attention to the welfare of our workers. Lafto Roses has a performance oriented career culture. Professionalism, innovation, initiative, leadership and collaboration are our performance parameters.

Current Opportunity: Crop Protection Manager
 
Job description: You will manage a local team and report directly to the Farm Manager. 

You are responsible for the continuity and reliability of disease and pest free high quality product in different departments.
 
Responsibilities:
 

Close communication with the farm manager and the Dutch mother company to whom the produce is destined. 

Manage and train responsible supervisors.

Improvement of process and output efficiency.

Required Candidates with:
  • Knowledge of rose crop protection cultivated on coco peat substrate.
  • Knowledge of IPM
  • Hands – on mentality
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Leadership skills and experience
Required Competencies:
  • Strong inter personal communication and team building skills
  • Well organized and ability to act independently in a professional manner
  • Strong planning and organizing ability
  • Take initiatives and decisions, fair and loyal personality
Salary: Negotiable depending on the experience and background of the applicant
 
Place of work: Alemgena – Kerbu Hurbu Area, 20 kms. from Addis Ababa
 
Language skills: Excellent written and spoken English
 
Work Experience: At least 8 – 10 years of progressively relevant managerial working experience in a reputed organization is dispensing.

Age: Preferably 30 – 40 years.
 
Interested applicants may submit their updated Curriculum Vitae with supporting copies of credentials to the following addresses through E- mail within 10 calendar days following this announcement; gerard@vanderdeijl.nl (General manager of Lafto Roses Plc. Ethiopia) and fm@laftoroses.com (Farm Manager of Lafto Roses Plc. Ethiopia)

Your submit will be handled very confidential.
Vacancy: Humane and Sustainable Agriculture Campaigns Manager
 
We are World Animal Protection
 
We end the needless suffering of animals.
 
We influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda.
 
We help the world see how important animals are to all of us.
 
We inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better.
 
We move the world to protect animals.
 
From our International Office in London, we work in more than 50 countries worldwide, creating positive change by exposing cruelty and pioneering sustainable solutions to animal suffering.
 
Humane and Sustainable Agriculture: Animal agriculture (farming) is a major economic activity in most countries around the world and employs millions of people from farm to plate: the welfare of farm animals is intertwined with the welfare of those who depend on them for their livelihoods. 

Farming is also the greatest cause of avoidable animal suffering in the world today, with increasing numbers of animals raised in overcrowded and barren conditions or in cages or crates which prevent them moving freely or behaving naturally. 

Around the globe, our Humane and Sustainable Agriculture (HSA) teams work to end the suffering of animals farmed for food, and to promote the adoption of innovative, economically viable and productive solutions that meet the welfare needs of farm animals, so that they experience good lives.
 
The Africa Regional Office is currently developing a new strategy for Africa, and is seeking to recruit a HSA Campaigns Manager in order to develop the farming component of the strategy and deliver this crucial work.
 
Main Purpose of Role: The HSA Campaigns Manager will support the Programme Director and the HSA Global team in developing and delivering the HSA campaign strategy, in line with World Animal Protection’s global strategy. 

The Human & Sustainable Agriculture Campaigns Manager will be responsible for developing and delivering World Animal Protection campaigns and projects that will catalyse the implementation of sustainable, high animal welfare farming policy and best practices in target African countries.

Duties and Responsibilities
 
Programming
  • Support the Programme Director and the global HSA team to develop innovative and influential HSA campaign strategies and activities that deliver on World Animal Protections overarching strategic plans
  • Carry out project planning, oversight and coordination, in line with World Animal Protection’s project management approach, to ensure that the programme makes progress toward its objectives
Management
  • Provide technical leadership in major project components; development of HSA management strategies & plans, corporate engagement, improving policies and legislation
  • Through institutional strengthening, community-based projects and training; catalyse the development of demonstration models of animal welfare friendly production systems that show the cost benefit advantage of improved animal welfare
  • Deliver high quality HSA campaign related activities through effective project implementation and administration, using a participatory and adaptive approach, to create demonstrable animal welfare advances
  • Monitor and evaluate World Animal Protection Africa’s HSA campaigning work so that the organisation continuously learns and improves its projects and networks
  • With support from World Animal Protection, ensure that projects are in compliance with international norms and donor regulations.
  • With the support of the Finance and Administration Manager, ensure campaign and project work is carried out with adherence to World Animal Protection’s financial policies and procedures.
Policy and Advocacy
  • Develop effective professional relationships with key external stakeholders and networks relevant to HSA in the Africa region;
  • With the support of the Policy, Research and External Affairs Manager utilize effective professional relationships with key external stakeholders and networks towards the development of animal welfare friendly policy and legislation in the African continent.
  • Provide strategic advice in the area of HSA relating to policy, strategy, impact and external relations for the effective delivery of World Animal Protection global strategic objectives.
  • Collaborate with regional colleagues to ensure that World Animal Protection HSA work is adequately aligned with all regional strategies and priorities.
  • Support mutual learning on HSA related best practice between regional colleagues and country staff in the Africa region, and between other regions for example, Asia Pacific and Latin America.
Communications
  • Build World Animal Protection’s profile by ensuring that World Animal Protection Africa plays a key role in global HSA campaigns, working with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Represent World Animal Protection at meetings with external bodies, conferences and other public settings
  • Ensure that programme activities and outcomes are packaged and communicated effectively to relevant consumers/audiences to grow World Animal Protection’s supporter base, optimise fundraising potential and mobilise audiences in support of the campaigns.
  • Develop effective working relationships with World Animal Protection’s international, regional and country offices
  • Proactively engage with government authorities, decision makers, relevant industry corporates farmers, and other stakeholders
  • Communicate World Animal Protection’s positions and messages to external and internal audiences, including public fora, the media, political, economic and other influential actors
Person Specification
 
Experience/knowledge
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Veterinary or Animal Science or relevant agriculture related discipline
  • Strong working knowledge of general livestock industry and production management principles, preferably gained through working experience, expertise in the poultry sector an advantage
  • Clear understanding of animal welfare principles
  • Demonstrable experience of developing campaign or programme strategies and turning them into action
  • Significant project management experience, gained through managing multiple projects, ideally across different locations
  • Proven experience of delivering campaigns (catalysing change) and related activities which have resulted in significant impact and / or brought about change
  • Proven experience of building, developing and maintaining effective external stakeholder relationships, including with governments, Corporates, civil society, local communities and donors
  • Experience of working with monitoring, evaluating and impact assessment tools and frameworks
  • Experience of working in an international NGO environment ideally within the livestock sector (experience in poultry an added advantage).
Skills / Competencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work effectively with global teams
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own workload effectively, work to multiple deadlines & effectively manage internal stakeholder contributions
  • Ability to develop productive relationships with external stakeholders
  • Excellent project management and ability to foster mutual co-operation and good working relationships across internal departments and teams
  • Ability to work internationally and in a multi-cultural environment
  • Flexibility to travel
  • English is the working language at World Animal Protection, although knowledge of another language would be beneficial
If you are interested in the above position and meet the above criteria, please send your application via email to infoafrica@worldanimalprotection.org. 

The applications should reach us on or before 10th November 2014.

Vacancy: Office Manager
 
We are World Animal Protection
 
We end the needless suffering of animals.
 
We influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda.
 
We help the world see how important animals are to all of us.
 
We inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better.
 
We move the world to protect animals.
 
From our International Office in London, we work in more than 50 countries worldwide, creating positive change by exposing cruelty and pioneering sustainable solutions to animal suffering.

The Africa Regional Office in Nairobi, is seeking to recruit an Office Manager to provide essential support to the team and be part of the exciting work in the region.

Position in Organisation

  • Reports into the Finance and Administration Manager
  • Works closely with Regional colleagues, country staff and International staff to deliver world Animal Protection objectives in Africa
Main Responsibilities
 
Working collaboratively with the Finance and Administration Manager and other colleagues:
 
General office and finance management
  • Maintain effective office systems and services by organizing and undertaking office and finance operations, for example, controlling correspondence, designing filing systems, reviewing and approving supply requisitions; assigning and monitoring administrative functions.
  • Create and monitor procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records.
  • Design and implement office management and operational policies by establishing standards and procedures, measuring results against standards and making adjustments as necessary.
  • Provide management information through the preparation of operational reports as required.
  • Working with the Finance & Administration Manager, carry our regular processes relating to staff salaries and other benefits through the effective administration of the payroll system.
  • Assist in obtaining visas, entry permits and other documents for staff and visitors and ensure that renewals are processed in a timely manner. 
  • Provide coordination and support, as required, for the network of partners and consultants who are based within the Africa region.
  • Assist in procurement process, identify and maintain preferred suppliers to ensure value for money
Human Resources & Organisational Development
  • Working with the Human Resources Business Partner for the region, ensure the effective implementation of:
  1. All processes relating to the recruitment, selection and induction of new staff
  2. Global performance management and learning & development processes
  3. Employee relation processes, including maintaining of up to date legislation and best practice.
  • Work with the Finance and Administration Manager and Human Resources Business Partner to design and implement Human Resources and Organisational Development initiatives.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Person Specification
  • Relevant degree and working experience gained in a similar role
  • Proactive hands-on attitude with the ability to think strategically
  • Decision-making capabilities based on analytical skills and critical thought processes
  • Excellent written, verbal communication. World Animal Protection working language is English
  • Excellent financial literacy, with experience of working with financial processes and information
  • Team building and management skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills
  • Strong organisational management skills and attention to detail
  • High level of discretion, integrity and diplomacy
  • Knowledge and experience of Human Resources and Organizational Development activities
  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs
If you are interested in the above position and meet the above criteria, please send your application via email to: infoafrica@worldanimalprotection.org. 

The applications should reach us on or before 3rd November 2014.

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