Our client a leading veterinary pharmaceutical is currently seeking to fill the position of a Quality Control Analyst 

The incumbent will be tasked with a key role of creating an optimized production plan to minimize supply chain costs within operational constraints.
 
Roles & Responsibilities
  • Analyzes in process, raw material, intermediate and final release samples in compliance cGMP.
  • Ensures that laboratory productivity and turnaround goals are met through timely completion and review of laboratory testing.
  • Ensures that laboratory equipment and supplies are maintained.
  • Ensures that laboratory systems are understood and followed in a manner that facilitates efficient laboratory operation.
 Minimum Qualifications and Skills

  • BSC/Diploma in analytical chemistry/similar field.
  • Computer literate
  • Hands on experience with latest pharmaceutical QC instruments and lab equipment.
  • 2+ years of laboratory/manufacturing/ wet chemistry experience with a working knowledge of cGMP regulations is required.
  • Must have previous experience with HPLC
Qualified candidates to send in their CVs to info@frankmconsult.com CC frankmconsult@yahoo.com
Our client a leading veterinary pharmaceutical is currently seeking to fill the position of a Production Planner

The incumbent will be tasked with a key role of creating an optimized production plan to minimize supply chain costs within operational constraints.
 
Key Performance Indicators
  • Meet the customer service and inventory level objectives while optimizing the usage of physical resources, and human capital (capacity).
  • Minimizing operating costs such as destruction of expired products and holding excess stock / material.
Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts a needs analysis from sales forecasts/orders from the markets
  • Understand the capacity required / available (CRP)
  • Understand the needs for equipment, labor and particularities of new products, engineering, and maintenance and reflect these needs in the schedule.
  • Monitor and review forecasts to identify changes or to determine their effect on supply chain activities
  • Develops production and packaging schedules to maximize customer service, minimize inventory and costs while seeking a stable schedule.
  • Initiate and schedules work orders (process orders).
  • Revises the schedule of work orders (process orders) for finished products.
  • Schedule packaging jobs.
  • Works in conjunction with the other Coordinators to resolve conflicting priorities.
  • Confer with stakeholders to forecast demand or create production plans that ensure availability of materials or products
  • Build processes and controls for the inventory team to follow to ensure shipments arrive on time to meet projected needs
  • Manage the operational inventory to ensure adequate stocking levels for immediate production items and forecasting for future requirements
  • Participate in the daily production meetings.
  • Maintains reports and information needed such as:
  • Back-order Report
  • Document escalation
  • Dashboard (including schedule changes)
  • Blocked status, Managing Expired, FG short-dated
  • Possible overstock
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Operations Management/ Supply Chain management or equivalent
  • Experience in healthcare/ pharmaceutical manufacturing preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in Production Planning a MUST
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Results-oriented
  • Ability to manage priorities
  • Ability to solve problems
  • In depth understanding of manufacturing process and production strategies
  • Inventory Management and differentiated stock strategies and control
  • Experience with a Scheduling Software
  • Some financial background is of advantage
  • Understand and foster interfaces between Demand, Supply, Production & Deployment planning
Qualified candidates to send in their CVs to info@frankmconsult.com CC frankmconsult@yahoo.com

Job Title: Security Services Business Development Manager

Industry: Security
 
Reports to: Head of Sales and Marketing
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: 100K – 150K Gross plus commissions

Our client is one of the leading and acknowledged Security Solutions provider for a wide host of clients in diverse industries including Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. 

They seek to hire a sales manager to oversee the company’s sales department, to deliver on set sales targets and develop and implement marketing plans. 

Purpose of the Job: Manage the sales team responsible for selling the company’s products and services across defined geographical areas, overseeing tendering process, ensure sales targets are set and achieved, ensuring profitable growth in sales revenue, through strategic planning, deployment and management of sales personnel.
Key Responsibilities

  • Providing leadership and guidance to the team as a whole, nurturing a culture of oneness
  • Work together with Head of Sales and Marketing in establishing, recommending realistic sales, for the department.
  • Identifying opportunities, objectives, strategies and action plans to improve short- and long-term sales and earnings
  • Manage assigned sales categories and/or product lines to maximize sales revenues and meet corporate objectives.
  • Establish and manage effective programs to compensate, coach, appraise and train sales personnel.
  • Performs sales activities on major accounts and negotiate sales price and discounts in consultation with Head of Sales and marketing.
  • Manage personnel, develops and support staff.
  • Provides quarterly results assessment on department’s productivity.
  • Coordinates company resources to ensure productive sales results.
  • Holds regular meeting with sales staff and manage motivation levels.
  • Formulate all sales policies, practises and procedures
  • Educates sales team by establishing seminars in the areas of new account sales and growth, sales of emerging products and multi-products sales, profitability, improved presentation skills, competitive strategies, proper use and levels of sales support, management of expenses and business /financial issues on contracts.
  • Collaborates with Head of Sales and Marketing to establish and manage sales team budgets, sales promotion and trade show expenses.
  • Holds regular meetings with sales staff and manage motivation levels. 
Key Competencies
  • Problem solving and analytical skills to interpret sales performance and market trend information.
  • Proven ability to motivate and lead the sales team.
  • Experience in developing marketing and sales strategies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills plus a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • A valid driver’s license.
Skills and Requirements
  • Graduate in marketing or business studies.
  • Over 5 years sales related experience in the service sector preferred, however candidates from other industries are encouraged to apply.
  • Proven team management experience.
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 (Security Services Business Development Manager 100K – 150K)  to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 18th November, 2014.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

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

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Stores In-charge 40 -60k
 
Industry: Manufacturing
 
Location: Thika
 
Salary: Ksh 40,000 – 60,000 Gross

Our client, a market leader in the food manufacturing industry seeks to recruit a dynamic, hands-on and experienced entrepreneurial store manager. 

The store manager will plan, coordinate and administer general management duties involving procurement, inventory, budgeting, stores control and supervision of staff.

Key Responsibilities
  • Managing all store operational issues including store housekeeping and administrative duties.
  • Planning, coordinating and monitoring the receipt, order assembly and dispatch of goods.
  • Builds, maintains and enhances supplier relationships and ensures impeccable customer service in the store at all times.
  • Working with the management to implement the company’s policies and goals.
  • Schedules daily activities, organizes and directs operation and job responsibilities within the store to ensure effective management of resources.
  • Identifies potential risks to, and resolves/mitigates challenges to ensure continuous and uninterrupted flow of operations.
  • Keeping stock control by maintaining accounts, ledgers and inventory of products in and out of the store.
  • Monitoring the quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of products.
  • Ensures that all team KPIs are met; Conducts appraisals and reviews to ensure that objectives are being achieved
  • Managing staff through recruitment and training as well as monitoring performance and output.
  • Oversight by scheduling, organizing and directing assignments.
  • Conducting regular staff meetings to access performance and quality of service.
  • Producing regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Ensuring compliance to safety, health, hygiene and security standards in the work environment.
Skills and Requirements
  • Professional qualification in Business, Purchasing and Supplies, procurement, a post graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in the manufacturing sector.
  • Experience in a dynamic/ rapid growth environment start up.
  • Strong operations experience in receiving, stock and inventory
  • A hands-on manager with strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to teach, develop and motivate staff to better performance.
  • Proven team management experience.
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 (Stores In-charge 40 – 60k) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 18th November, 2014.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

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

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies: The Federation’s Africa Zone Office located in Nairobi Kenya has a vacant national position for a Diplomacy and Protocol Services Coordinator.

National Staff Post
 
Duty Station: Nairobi
 
Accompanied status: N/A 
 
Duration: 12 months

Mission dates: 01 January, 2015 - 31 December, 2015
 
Category of Staff: National Staff

Grade: To be determined
 
Vacancy No: IFRC00335 

Background: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 189 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.
 
Organizational Context: The Secretariat of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is organized into four Business groups in Geneva and five Business Groups in the field, namely the Zone Offices for Africa, Americas, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and Middle East and North Africa (MENA). 

The Africa Zone Business Group is organized through regional representations covering the National Societies in Eastern Africa, Southern Africa, West Coast, Sahel and Central Africa as well as country representations in Ethiopia, Sudan, Republic of South Sudan, Chad, Niger, Somalia and Zimbabwe.
 
Job Purpose: Reporting to the Director of Zone, the Diplomacy and Protocol Services Coordinator will provide support in providing effective management of diplomatic and protocol services as well as Follow up and ensure that all standard Federation procedures are in place and implemented accordingly.
 
Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Taking responsibility of handling protocol and diplomacy related issues at the Africa Zone including facilitation of obtaining necessary official documentation such as resident permits, visas, driving licences, etc for all delegates, staff or visitors.
  • Lead, coordinate, Liaise and be a focal point for all related issues with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kenya.
  • Coordinate and lead diplomatic accreditation to all country and regional representatives in Africa under the guidance of Director and in consultation with Geneva relevant departments.
  • Support Director in diplomatic and protocol services for high-level visitations, missions, receptions and diplomatic functions ensuring established minimum diplomatic and protocol standards are met.
  • Oversee and support all diplomatic missions under the guidance of the Director, working closely with Humanitarian diplomacy and representation to the AU in Addis Ababa.
  • Support the Director and be a focal point for organising receptions and events.
  • Liaise with Embassies, UN Agencies, and International Organisations as directed by the Director.
  • Ensure proper recording of information on delegates and visitor’s visa/ID validity dates and follow up timely extension if required.
  • Coordinate protocol for high-level missions and visitations ensuring diplomatic and protocol etiquette is observed at airports, etc.
  • Develop protocol and diplomatic guidelines for Africa Zone under the guidance of relevant departments in Geneva, Addis AU Office and under the overall supervision of Director.
  • Coordinate and lead accreditation processes with the relevant authorities, including Visa Accreditation/Residents permit/End of mission cancellation of ID cards and Visa Letters.
  • Prepare a ‘Welcome Package’ for each arriving delegate/visitor, to include information about the  Africa Zone and general Information.
  • Ensure the proper cost coding for provide services.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Director.
  • Establish and ensure effective working relationships with Delegates, Staff, National Society counterparts and leadership.
  • Ensure effective working relationships with technical and service departments at the Regional Office.
Education
  • Relevant university degree
  • Certificate in Protocol/Diplomacy
Experience
  • Five years’ experience of working for a humanitarian organisation
  • Experience working in a diplomatic institution, embassy, or international organisation
  • Experience of working in and managing office administration and basic protocol, including filing, liaison with organisations, translation/interpretation, report writing and note taking.
  • Experience of writing narrative reports.
  • Experience of working in and managing calendar and contacts
  • Experience in tracking schedule and setting appointments
  • Experience maintaining program, contractual, and confidential files
Knowledge, skills and languages
  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural and cross-functional environment
  • Diplomatic and communication skills
  • Must have knowledge of office custom and be capable of understanding of the organization, programs and procedures related to the work
  • Ability to work with tight deadlines and handle multiple tasks
  • Must be detail-oriented and proactive with scheduling experience to manage  the Director’s agenda
  • English (knowledge of written and spoken French an asset)
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office products. Able to utilize technology to develop reports
Competencies and values
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, patience and maturity.
  • Diplomatic skills
  • Results focus and accountability
  • Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette
  • Highly organized
  • Innovative problem solver
  • Passionate interest in economic and social development.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a team oriented environment
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Deadline: 09-11-2014

The Federation is an equal opportunity employer.
Organization: Adeso- African Development Solutions

Position Title: Director of Security
 
Reporting To: Chief Operations Officer, Nairobi
 
Working with: Senior Management Team, Country Teams/Staff in Kenya, Somalia and South Sudan
 
Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia
 
Employment Status / Duration: Full time 1 year (Renewable)
 
Starting Date: January 1, 2015
 
Organizational Context: Adeso is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. 

At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. 

We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.
 

For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future. 

Currently, Adeso has programs in Somalia, Kenya and South Sudan.
Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.
 
Position Summary: The Director of Security is to lead, guide and position Adeso to both operate and conduct programming in a safe, secure, appropriate and effective manner. 

A position will vigilantly assess and lead to ensure that Adeso develops, maintains and follows appropriate security, risk and crisis management procedures based on relevant and current global policies to ensure duty of care to all staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 
Information: To find, collate, analyze and present security related information for Adeso on a regular basis (monthly minimum), to enable program planning and decision making. To maintain
Adeso database of information of security related issues, and to contribute to collective security information databases.
 
Policy, Systems and Procedures: To develop and keep updated a comprehensive set of procedures and systems which enable programs to deliver services, safely and effectively. To lead on development and updating of both global and country-specific security policies and systems.
 
Planning and Resourcing: To lead on development of ‘security and risk improvement plans’ and budgets for each country office, to chart out necessary changes needed to reach a high level of standards on security, crisis and risk management expected by Adeso.
 
Implementation and Quality Assurance: To enable all teams to achieve ‘security and risk improvement plans’, and to enable all staff to comply with related policies and procedures, through capacity building, mentoring, advising and monitoring quality of application.
 
Agency-wide Systems: To develop, implement and manage agency and country-specific systems and infrastructure for better security management (i.e. communication systems, Critical Incident Teams, Evacuation procedures). To advise Senior Management Team (SMT) on necessary administrative and financial procedures/facilities to maintain high standard of security and safety assurance (e.g. insurance, safety equipment, internet and document security, resource/asset management, etc).
 
Advisory: To be focal point for providing advice to SMT, Head of Departments, Country/Program Leadership and any other staff requiring safety, security and risk related advice and guidance.
 
External Coordination and Advocacy: To be the Adeso focal point for safety, security and risk management related meetings, relationships with counterparts in other agencies, and to advocate for better management overall amongst the development community. To play a supportive role in negotiations to enable safe and secure access.
 
Work Planning/Budgeting/Administration: To develop and implement related work plans, global, country and program-specific safety and security related budgets; support relevant Adeso staff in the advocacy with donors, as needed, for the relevant plan(s) and budget(s) built into programs/proposals.
 
Accountability: To ensure and monitor Adeso commitments to the HAP Standard is considered and incorporated into all safety, security and crisis management related work, and that the principle of beneficiary participation and dignity is maintained.

Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • 10 or more years of relevant professional work experience in assessing political and security contexts in countries affected by conflict and facing complex-emergency countries to mitigate impact.
  • Prior success developing, implementing and making operational global security and risk management policies, guides, manual and systems in multiple high risk environments, preferably in Africa.
  • An entrepreneurial and pro-active spirit with the ability to identify and position the agency and staff to mitigate risks and manage crisis with maturity.
  • A deep, broad knowledge and application of best practices in risk management, security management, crisis management and duty of care to staff and beneficiaries.
  • A strong background in establishing and developing value-added relationships and networks with key contacts in national and local governments, security services, UN entities, donor, partners, peer agencies and any other related entities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate confidently and effectively with staff, peers, partners, governments, and related stakeholders; strong written, oral, and listening skills.
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to write various types of documents including articles, position papers, information materials, proposals and donor reports
  • A proven ability to work collaboratively, thoughtfully and as part of a committed, integrated team.
  • Ability to successfully manage, train and mentor staff, as well as implement systems and processes.
  • Strong moral and ethical character.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to and in all country offices as necessary.
  • Passionate about the region and share the vision, mission and values of Adeso preferred.
Application Process
 
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. 

If you would like to join this dynamic team, please submit your application to jobs@adesoafrica.org, quoting the position in the email subject matter, by 23rd November 2014. 

Kindly note that applications screening and interviews will be on a rolling basis.

Each application should be addressed to the HR Director and include the following:
  • An updated CV; and
  • An application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact information for three work-related referees.
Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. 

 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Title: Property Sales Consultant

Industry: Real Estate
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: 45K – 50K plus commissions

Our client a real Estate Company offering a wide range of real estate services in both residential and commercial industries is looking to recruit a dynamic and self driven Property Sales Consultant, with previous experience in Real Estate to sell and market their management, letting and sales services to property owners as well as sell the properties in the Company’s portfolio to potential tenants and buyers.

Job Responsibilities:-
  • Represent the company at the designated sites
  • Actively prospects and acquires new accounts.
  • Producing innovative ideas and sales strategies to meet objectives.
  • Develop and increase business by following up on potential leads with face to face presentation and meetings with clients and providing them the utmost customer service.
  • Conduct market research, market forecasting and marketing intelligence and advise the company appropriately.
  • Sell and rent various properties of the company listed on the company’s property list.
  • Ensure that the key accounts are effectively managed.
  • Market the site property to potential target clients and close the deals.
  • Dissemination of information regarding availability and status of property within respective sites as well as those in the company’s possession.
  • Identify business opportunities and pinpoint problem areas to further increase sales volume, market share and profitability per property sales.
  • Contributing to, and developing, marketing plans and strategies.
  • Handle company’s inquiries and solve any complaints promptly and in good time.
  • Contact property owners and advertise services to solicit property sales listings.
  • Develop and submit daily work plan to the marketing manager before the end of business every day.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of market and competition and align work with strategic goals.
  • Develop and submit daily and monthly reports to management.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing sales data.
  • Monitor monthly sales targets budgets by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts.
  • Accomplish organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Qualifications & Requirements
  • Must be a holder of minimum a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Sales and Marketing from a reputable university or Institution.
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience in real estate sales and marketing.
  • A good understanding of the Kenyan real estate market.
  • Highly confident and able to deal easily with high net worth individuals.
  • Proven experience in Real Estate is a Must for one to be considered.
  • Selling and negotiating skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal & written.
  • Problem solving & decision making skills; reasoning ability.
  • Strong client management skills.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Computer Skills – Microsoft Office applications.
  • Leadership 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 (Property Sales Consultant 45 – 50K plus commissions)  to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 17th November, 2014.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

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

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Organization: Adeso - African Development Solutions
 
Position Title: Project Engineer (PE) – NRM-MDG
 
Reporting to: Program Director
 
Working with: Program team in Somalia, Country Director, Deputy Country Director, Program Quality and Communications Teams in Nairobi
 
Program / Duty Station: Galkacyo with frequent field visits throughout Puntland, Somalia
 
Duration: One (1) year
 
Organizational Context: Adeso is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. 

We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.
 

For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future. Currently, Adeso has programs in Somalia, Kenya and South Sudan.
 
Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.
 
Project Summary: Natural Resource Management (NRM) Project is an European Union (EU) funded project. The MDG Initiative for Somalia: Reducing Hunger and Food Insecurity in Puntland Region through Improved and Sustainable Use of Rangeland Resources. 

The action seeks to reduce hunger and food insecurity by improving rangeland conditions in Puntland regions of Somalia. 

The program aims to improve the state of natural resources management through implementation of land rehabilitation and restoration work on degraded rangelands, improving sustainable use of natural resources through community based range management programs. 

The program integrates environmental consideration into all economic planning and programming activities in the region and galvanize community support for environmental protection and sustainable use of resources.

The action also improves the capacity of the communities to avert resource-based conflicts and to protect the rangeland resources through implementation of local customary laws, establishment of community based environmental courts and by strengthening communities to prevent misuse of natural resources at local level. 

Furthermore, the action aims to support development of alternative source of energy that can create jobs and reduce current dependency on firewood and charcoal. 

Awareness raising campaign branded as “stewardship Puntland” will also be launched to sensitize both rural and urban communities on environmental issues and to install general public sense of ownership and stewardship of the environment.
 
Position Purpose: Adeso is seeking for a committed individual to fill the position of Project Engineer for the Natural Resource Management (NRM) Project in Galkacyo Mudug Region of Puntland / Somaliland. 

The incumbent will be based in Galkacyo respectively but will be travelling to field to offer support to the team on need basis. 

The Project Engineer will be a full-time member of the Adeso team reporting to the Program Director / Engineer Team Leader and will play a crucial role in the management of the project. 

The Project Engineer will, together with the project team, develop appropriate project plan and implementation mechanisms, carry out project activities and monitor the projects. 

Under the supervision of the Deputy Program Director / Engineer Team Leader, the Project Engineers will lead the technical development and implementation of the NRM interventions of the project in the two regions.

Specific Roles and Responsibilities
  • Assist in the selection of project sites together with the target communities and in line with their requirements/priorities;
  • Conduct a thorough assessment of the proposed sites, analyzing labour requirements, costs and timeframes, and taking into consideration the successes and constraints of new/rehabilitated water infrastructure at all sites;
  • Develop technical designs and plans for proposed work sites in consultation with the Deputy Program Director and other staff;
  • Develop and maintain good relationships and lines of communication with relevant local authorities and communities, explaining Adeso’s role as an NGO and liaising with them during all phases of the project.
  • Prepare bill of quantities (BoQs) for all work sites and oversee procurement of materials and supplies required in consultation with the logistics officer. 
  • Ensure all BoQs costing are well put in the general project procurement plan which has to be done once and approved from HQ;
  • Ensure compliance with the policy and legislative requirements of EU as stipulated under the agreement;
  • Promotion of information on basic Natural Resource Management issues as well as conservation practices. 
  • Conduct detailed Natural Resource Management surveys, identify needs and assist in rehabilitation design and implementation of program. 
  • Ensuring construction of projects in accordance with approved designs and training of community members and stakeholders on proper operation and maintenance of the Natural Resources.
  • Assessing and advising on all materials needed for various interventions that are available in the local market and internationally both in terms of quantity and quality;
  • Monitor expenditure and costs of infrastructure work sites to ensure that project stays on budget;
  • Supervise the construction/rehabilitation of infrastructure;
  • Monitor water quality through continual testing and undertaking activities to address poor quality, including public health initiatives;
  • Complete an environmental impact assessment (EIA) plan for infrastructure development when required;
  • Develop contractor tender documents for different structure to be constructed;
  • Develop training materials related to Water, Sanitation and Natural Resource Management components as needed for the project;
  • Provide a need based technical skills to the field staff by carrying on job regular trainings;
  • Promotion of public hygiene and sanitation;
  • Compile monthly technical reports to the Deputy Program Director/Engineer Team Leader;
  • Conducting capacity building for project engineer intern
  • Any other duties assigned or technical input applicable in the course of the assignment period.
Skills and Qualifications
  • A university degree or equivalent in the field of water resource engineering, civil engineering or water and environmental engineering;
  • Strong experience in working in environmental degradation activities such as water run off, gully erosion etc;
  • Minimum 5 years past proven experience in similar work;
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively handle stressful situations;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in English a must. Knowledge of Somali language is an advantage;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with a team;
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with humanitarian guidelines and principles;
  • Experience in budget management and knowledge of financial procedures required;
  • Proficiency in computer applications;
  • Ability to live and work in an isolated area in conditions of limited comfort.
  • Proven ability to work well with multi-level stakeholders; strong interpersonal skills; 
  • Experience in developing program work-plans, developing program budgets, managing program implementation, managing staff, and field and managing short-term technical assistance;
  • Strong field experience in managing multiple programs, and staff, with an emphasis on remote staffing;
  • Previous experience working in the Horn of Africa and/or knowledge of the region is preferred;
  • Experience working in an insecure environment and security knowledge is essential;
  • Demonstrated leadership, supervision, and communication skills;
  • A team player with visionary leadership
  • Good interpersonal skills as well as networking, flexibility and innovativeness;
Desirable
  • Masters degree in a relevant subject.
  • Experience and competence in research, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Familiarity with EU policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrable skills in report writing and documentation.
  • Experience in working in harsh environment.
Application Process
 
This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional.

If you would like to join this dynamic team, please submit your application to jobs.somalia@adesoafrica.org, quoting the position in the email subject matter, by 14th November, 2014.

Each application should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Somalia and include the following:
  • An updated CV; and
  • An application letter which should include cover letter, remuneration requirements and contact information for three work-related referees.
Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Adeso is an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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