Vacancy: Sales Executive - Mombasa
 
Jumia is the #1 leader of E-commerce in Africa. Our company is part of Rocket Internet, a global and leading incubator of startups specialized in e-commerce. We have already built in France successful companies like Groupon, Zalando, Wimdu, EDarling, and Glossybox… 

We are present in more than 20 countries in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Latin America and this accumulated experience has allowed us to develop a strong platform, which can support new ventures with both advice and capital on a truly global basis.
 
Jumia is expanding its activities in Kenya. To support our development we are currently looking for outstanding candidates interested in entrepreneurship and e-commerce to join us. 

This is a perfect opportunity to participate to an entrepreneurial adventure that will lead to the future stars of the web universe.
 
Job Description: Sales Executive

  • The role involves running a Jumia Kenya stand at the Mall, interesting customers on products online and making orders
  • Run a Jumia Stand in the mall
  • Approach customers hand them Jumia fliers and interest them in buying online
  • Demonstrate to customers how to buy online and deliveries to be made
  • Get customers to buy items online
  • Handle deliveries that come to the stand
  • Ensure customers collect their orders
Qualifications
  • Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree in Business (Sales, marketing, customer service)
  • Experience with Ecommerce, customer care
  • Resident of Mombasa
  • Prior experience working in malls is preferred
  • Good customer facing skills
  • Approachable and jovial
Offer
  • A unique education in launching and scaling new internet concepts
  • Become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world
  • An attractive salary package
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures
Please send your resume stating the job title on the subject to: joinus-kenya@jumia.com before 30th November 2014

Join the journey!


CORAT Africa is a Pan African Christian Organization based in Nairobi. It is involved in provision of Leadership Development, Management Training, Consultancy and Research services to Churches and Church related organizations in Africa.  

CORAT Africa seeks to recruit on behalf of one of its clients a highly motivated Professional Accountant. 

The client is a Christian Based Organization with programmes in Nairobi and Molo in Nakuru County. 

The Accountant will be operating from its head office in Nairobi but with regular monitoring and operational visits to programme offices in Nairobi and Molo. 

Job specifications and required qualifications are as follows:

Required Training and Skills
  • Fully Qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPAK)
  • First Degree in Business related field will be an added advantage
  • Must be fully conversant with Quick Books Accounting Software
  • Supervision / leadership skills with a Minimum of 5 years hands on work experience in a busy finance and administration office
  • Flexibility in field travel to meet operational needs of the branch offices
  • Fully conversant with statutory deductions and remittances
  • Ability to prepare financial statements
Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain books of account using Quick Books Accounting Software
  • Implement the financial and accounting system of the institution
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements (deductions and returns)
  • Supervise administration of the Financial, Accounting and Procurement policies and procedures
  • Monitoring of programme budgets
  • Participate in preparation of annual financial budget
  • Monitoring internal financial and administrative controls
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Maintain fixed assets register
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Coordinate annual external audit of the financial statements
How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates and a detailed C.V. with contact addresses, email and telephones of three referees. 

Please indicate your current and expected salary and also your current employer to the address here below.  Submit your application not later than 21st November, 2014.  

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Human Resource Officer, 
CORAT Africa 
P.O. Box 42493 - 00100 
Nairobi, Kenya

Email: coratafrica@nbi.ispkenya.com or corat@coratafrica.com

Vacancy: Senior Software Developer

The job holder’s key responsibilities will be:
 
Application design and development:
  • Coding in C#, HTML5, javascript  and other technologies as required
  • Develop mobile application in HTML5
  • Develop web applications on asp.net/C# architecture
  • Produce software specifications and designs
  • Research into appropriate tools, methods and libraries
  • Unit testing
Software quality assurance and documentation:
  • Conforming to, enforcing, improving Kimetrica standards and procedures
  • Supervising configuration control
  • Review of code
  • Technical documentation
Leading development using Agile/Scrum methodologies including:
  • Understanding client needs and client liaison
  • Coaching and supervision of junior developers
  • Work planning and ensuring deadlines are met
  • Opportunities for role as Scrum Master or Project Manager
Qualifications and Experience
 

Required
  • Good university degree in Computer Science or equivalent with a high capacity for rapid learning
  • 5+ years professional software development experience, including web applications, and recent experience writing mobile applications
  • Desire to uphold our values of integrity and quality
  • Good knowledge of ASP.NET, C#, Javascript
  • Experience working virtually, preferably with agile/scrum
  • Knowledge of current developments in relevant technologies
  • Knowledge of relational database systems, preferably postgres
  • Good English language verbal and written communications
  • Willing to travel occasionally, including to our offices in Nairobi
Desirable
  • Knowledge of HTML5, JQUERY, CSS3, python and GIT.
  • Software project management skills
  • Experience with mathematical and statistical functions
  • Experience with the development sector
Terms and Conditions
  • Flexible working conditions (ability to work from home or online).
  • Competitive salary commensurate with potential, experience and earnings history
  • Health insurance package
  • Probationary contract of 3 months
  • Career development opportunities
Applications: 
 
To apply, please send cover letter and CV to jobs@kimetrica.com by 28th November 2014.  

Please put in the subject line of your e-mail: Senior Software Developer.  

Ensure that your CV and cover letter describe your background and experience as related to the job responsibilities and skills.  

Note that Kimetrica will only contact eligible candidates for interviews.
Vacancy: Human Resources & Administration Executive

Job Purpose: Our client is one of the leading pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor of leading brands across Africa. Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the position holder will:

Key Responsibilities
  • Assisting in co-ordination and overall management of the HR department.
  • Maintenance and filing of all Personnel records and maintaining high level of confidentiality pertaining to the same.
  • Supervision of Office Assistants / messenger / Drivers daily activities.
  • Ensuring the general cleanliness of the Administration office block.
  • Facilitating Medical examination for new employees.  Registering the same on the medical scheme and ensuring they are provided with the medical cards.
  • Monitor and maintain complete leave records.
  • Assisting in the recruitment process at Beta Healthcare International.
  • Assist in vetting and processing of staff medical claims.
  • Ensure registration of trademarks and renewals happen on time and are up to date.
  • Supervision of the Company Gardens and Canteen ensuring that they are clean and well-kept at all times.
  • Assist with the work permit application / renewal of all expats in the organization.
  • Ensure compliance where remittance of statutory deductions are concerned.
  • Ensure all company keys are kept safely in the company safe in the strong room.
Skills & Qualifications

  • Diploma in HR or related qualification
  • At least 7 years experience in HR administration
  • Must be confident and good command of English language
  • Strong organization and interpersonal skills
  • Good problem solver
  • Must be IT literate
How to Apply: 
 
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 28th November 2014

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100

Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.
Vacancy: Assistant Production Manager

Job Purpose
: Our client is one of the leading pharmaceutical manufacturer and distributor of leading brands across Africa. 

Reporting to the Production Manager, the position holder will support in planning, organizing, directing and controlling production functions and activities within the assigned work team in conjunction with the Production Manager

Key Responsibilities
  • Provide support in developing, implementing, and supervising production, housekeeping and preventive maintenance schedules. Supervises time schedules, including holiday and vacation scheduling.
  • Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for producing the necessary inventory.
  • Analyzes work flow and conducts time and work measurement studies to determine changes in operating procedures, standards, production schedules and physical layout which could increase efficiency
  • Responsible for the security of plant facilities and equipment. Plans preventive maintenance, schedules building upkeep and monitors janitorial and trash services to maintain good physical working conditions and proper building image
  • Coordinates daily operations, projects and communications with other departments; participates in plant tours; assists in development of plant goals, policies and procedures.
  • Manages employees in the production and maintenance areas. Support in the, coordination and evaluation of these units under the leadership of the Operations Manager and/or Production Manager
  • Manages subordinate supervisors in the production and maintenance areas.
Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in pharmaceutical related course.
  • At least 5-10 years proven production supervisory experience in Pharmaceutical or related manufacturing industries.
  • Must demonstrate practical experience in supervision, Safety Management, Developing Standards, managing Processes, Surveillance Skills and Inventory Control
  • Self starter, excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills.
How to Apply: 
 
Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees by close of business Friday 28th November 2014

Adept Systems
Management Consultants
P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100
Email: recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please note that we do not charge fees for receiving or processing job applications.
Freelance Business Executives
 
Job Ref. – HR-BE-11-2014
 
Nation Media Group (NMG) is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

Reporting to Business Managers, the ideal candidates will have the overall responsibility of initiating and executing sales while promoting and developing effective advertising solutions to clients.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Selling advertising for broadcasting brands;
  • Generating ideas for new sales and expanding the market opportunities;
  • Establishing contacts with and developing long term relationships with new clients;
  • Maintaining positive and productive relationships with existing clients;
  • Preparation of and adherence to individual sales plans in alignment with the organization’s goals and business objectives;
  • Meeting targets and KPIs;
  • Contributing to the team and functioning within the organisation’s corporate culture and values.
Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • University Degree with at least 2 years’ experience in sales and marketing;
  • Excellent prospecting skills with an orientation for results;
  • New business to business sales experience preferred with recognition as top-performer
  • Ability to work independently, within a team and under pressure;
  • Excellent client service and interpersonal skills;
  • Superior communication and presentation skills;
  • Strong understanding of lead generation;
  • Ability to cultivate long standing client relationships.
In Nation Media Group, we provide our teams with great products to sell, superior training, tools, and a sales management system that supports business development and rewards performance. 

If you think that you meet the above criteria and would wish to pursue a career opportunity with NMG, please send your application and a detailed CV online tohttp://careers.nationmedia.com by 22nd November, 2014.

We shall only contact the short listed applicants.


About M-KOPA Solar: M-KOPA Solar, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, is the global leader of "pay-as-you-go" energy for offgrid customers.

The company was founded in 2011 by former executives behind M-PESA (the world's leading mobile payment platform) on the belief that mobile technology could revolutionize energy services in emerging markets the same way it has already revolutionized the delivery of communications and financial services.

Position Title: Product Support Engineer
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Position Start: ASAP
 
Contract: 1 year contracted with 3 month probation and extension based performance.
 
Reporting to: Head of Engineering
 
Overall Purpose: Working as part of team to provide technical support and troubleshooting advice on M-KOPA’s solar products to field staff and Customer Care staff. This role requires shift work, and work on weekends.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provision of technical assistance for customer issues brought to M-KOPA’s customer care team.
  • Reporting and management of operational and device based issues.
  • Testing of products to replicate issues reported by customers.
Incumbent Requirements
 
Education: Bachelor’s degree /relevant credentials in technology, science, engineering, or electronics.
 
Experience: Experience in Customer facing (Customer Care) / telephone remote assistance
 
Required Skills
  • Knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Project management experience is an added advantage.
  • Experience with MySQL an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of hardware (embedded hardware) and firmware interaction is an added advantage
Remuneration: Competitive covering a monthly salary, performance bonus and medical benefits reflective of the candidate’s experience and skills.
 
To Apply
 
To apply, send an updated detailed copy of your CV and a cover letter expressing why you feel you would be an excellent candidate for the role to applications@m-kopa.com with the title as “EPSE”

We are leading custom writing company looking for academic writers with over two years writing experience. 

Requirements to be met 

Graduate,excellent writer with a natural flair for words grammatically adept knowledge of referencing styles Harvard, MLA, APA, etc access to a computer and internet plus the ability to meet very strict deadlines. 

You should be able to write on various topics and meet our customer’s specifications who are mostly international clients. 

Rates will vary with writer experience, nature of urgency, and complexity starting from Ksh 300 - 400/=  per page. 

Payments done twice a month
Candidates who do not meet the above criteria strictly need not apply ,your application will not be considered

Applications, CVs, together with two samples, to be sent to wanyo27@gmail.com


Sales Executive – Building Industry

About Our Client
: Our client is one of the leading suppliers of sanitary ware products in Kenya, carrying a wide range of product lines of renowned brands from around the world. They’re expanding rapidly in the market and are now looking for a top Sales Executive to expand their client base in the construction industry.

Job Description: Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Manager, you will drive customer base acquisition and establish new business partners in the construction industry. You will drive product and company awareness in the market to achieve sales, customer coverage and penetration targets. 

You will need to support the company’s sales and marketing plans by gaining marketing insights and intelligence through business meetings and with customers.

Essential Requirements for this role are:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant field.
  • Must have a well-established network of contacts in the commercial and residential building markets.
  • Self-driven and able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Clear, confident and articulate communicator.
The Successful Applicant
 
To be successful in this position, you must have 3 years minimum experience in a similar role in the building and construction industry. 

Ideally, you have worked in a company supplying sanitary ware products, with an excellent sales track record. 

You must have strong knowledge of the construction industry, be ambitious and determined to succeed.

What's on Offer
 
An exciting career in one of the most established industrial suppliers in the country, with great career progression opportunities, and an excellent salary package.

Please send your application and CV to: titus@kentrain.co.ke or mainamaina83@ yahoo.com by 21st November, 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
Unilever is one of the largest Fast Moving Consumer Goods companies. Among our flagship brands are Omo, Sunlight, Royco, Blue Band, Lifebuoy, Vaseline, Geisha, Close Up, Rexona and Axe, among others.

Unilever Kenya has been certified as Top Employer 2014/2015 by the Top Employer Institute, an international certification institute, for the second year in a row. 

A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. 

So whether you’re looking for an internship, graduate opportunities, or a job opening to progress your professional career, at Unilever you can shape your own path as you work with the brands and people that drive our sustainable business growth. 

As one of the world’s greatest consumer goods companies, we offer people with talent, passion and integrity with some of the world’s greatest careers.
We are therefore  proactively sourcing for suitable persons to map to the following key positions in our Customer Development & Brand Building Functions: 

1. Territory Manager            


2. Customer Development Operations Manager
 
3. Assistant CD Operations Manager        

4. Modern Trade Manager
 
5. Key Accounts Manager            

6. Customer Marketing Manager
 
7. Assistant Customer Marketing Manager        

8. Regional Sales Manager
 
9. Capability Building Manager            

10. Field Activations Manager
 
11. Category Manager            

12. Asst. Brand Manager
 
13. Media Manager            

14. Brand Manager
 
15. Consumer & Marketing Insight Manager        

16. Assistant CMI Manager
 
17. Assistant Media Manager

To apply visit  www.unilever-esa.com and fill the online application. 

Under Professionals category, click on ‘Apply Now’ and follow the steps. 

You can also subscribe to receive job alerts whenever a vacancy is posted using the same link. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Recruitment Team,
Unilever Kenya Limited

Wamy High School

Teachers

 
We are looking for experienced persons to join our institution as teachers for the following subjects; Mathematics, English, Kiswahili, Chemistry, Biology, Physics, History, Geography, Business Studies, I.R.E and Arabic

The eligible persons should have the following requirements:
 
a) A Bachelor of Education Degree or a Bachelor of Science of Arts Degree plus a PGDE with two teaching subjects.
 
b) A Diploma in Education from a recognized Teacher Training Institution.
 
c) Must be registered by T.S.C
 
d) Minimum of five years’ experience in a reputable school. KNEC examiners will have added advantage.
 
School Nurse
 
Must be a registered nurse.
 
P1 teachers with five years’ experience and registered by T.S.C
 

Application together with detailed CV should be sent to the following address:

Principal, Wamy High School, 
P.O Box 70541- 00400, 
Nairobi.

Email: wamyhighschool@yahoo.com


Insurance Loss Adjusters

Experienced Loss Adjusters required.

Please contact the Directors of:

Cunningham Lindsey Kenya Limited
P O Box 56973 – 00200
6th Floor, ACK Garden House,
1st Ngong Avenue, Off Bishop Road 
Nairobi

Credit Bank is an established commercial bank and is rapidly growing its branches so as to grow the network. 

To support our growth strategy, we are looking for a dynamic and proactive Kenyan professional with strong credentials and relevant work experience to fill the position below to be stationed at our Head Office.
 
Junior Officer – Internal Audit
 
Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, the incumbent will be required to assist in internal audit assignments as assigned to him. 

This is a demanding position that involves the audit of all functional departments of the bank and may involve a lot of travelling often at short notice.

Main Duties:
  • Participate in branch and head office audits under the guidance of the team leader.
  • Document the findings and recommendations in the audit working papers and programmes and prepare an appropriate draft audit report.
  • Conduct investigations and compliance reviews as directed by the Head of Internal Audit, to assess the banks level of compliance with its own policies, prudential and other financial sector regulatory requirements.
  • Carry out any other duty as assigned by the Head of Internal Audit
Minimum qualification and experience required:
  • An undergraduate degree in business or information technology related fields.
  • A progress towards attaining Certified Public Accountants of Kenya qualification with at least CPA, Part II certificate.
  • At least two years’ experience in bank operations.
  • Report writing skills
  • Hands on experience in audit of banking operations will be an added advantage.
If you believe that you have the required qualifications and experience to fill in the above position, kindly send your detailed resume together with a cover letter clearly indicating your current remuneration to reach the undersigned by 21st November 2014:

Head of Human Resources
Credit Bank Limited,
P.O. Box 61064-00200,
Nairobi

Email: career@creditbankltd.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Credit Bank Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified Kenyan Nationals irrespective of age, gender, race or disability. 

All applications will be treated on merit basis through fair and open competition.

The Kisii County Public service Board Wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Section 45, 50, 51, 58 and 63 of the County Government Act of 2012.

Department of Lands, Physical Planning, Housing and Urban Development
 
Interim Town Administrator

JG ‘P’

(1 Post)
 
Reporting to the Chief Officer, the interim town Administrator will be responsible for:
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Planning and Supervision of the Town’s programs and activities.
  • Initiate the development of policies and plans for use within the town
  • Coordinate development and maintenance of infrastructure and facilities of public services
  • Facilitation and coordination of citizen participation in the development of policies and plan and delivery of services.
  • Staff supervision, training, monitoring and evaluation of performance
  • Coordinate implementation and evaluation of the town’s integrated strategic urban development plan, programs and projects in collaboration with other department and stakeholders.
  • Initiation and drafting of the town’s procedures and policies
  • Interpreting and applying national and county laws and other related statutes in the department in line with the county goals and objectives.
  • Handling administrative, human resources and assets management issues.
  • Preparation of annual work plans and financial budgets.
  • Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures.
  • Co-ordination of production, documentation and dissemination of the town’s information and reports.
  • Provide advice and guidance in recruitment and staff development.
Requirement for appointment
  • Be a Citizen of Kenya;
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its equivalent
  • Proven experience of not less than five (5) years in administration or management either in the public or private sector.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, County Development objectives and Vision 2030.
  • Be conversant with policy formulation and implementation.
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
  • Be a computer literate
Interim Deputy Town Administrator

JG ‘N’ 

(1 Post)

Reporting to the Interim Town Administrator, the interim deputy town Administrator will be responsible for:

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Management of the traffic flow in urban areas
  • Reorganization of parking and hawking activities in urban areas,
  • Assisting to coordinate citizens participation in the development of policies and plans and service delivery,
  • Preparation and management of duty roasters for fire and emergency response departments,
  • Coordinating the Integrated urban areas cleaning program,
  • Participates in the preparation of annual work plans and financial budgets,
  • Monitoring implementation of work plans and preparing status reports,
  • Liaising with Kenya Police to enforce traffic and other laws applicable to urban areas,
  • Performing duties of the Interim town Administrator in his/her absence.
Requirement for appointments
  • Be a citizen of Kenya,
  • Bachelor`s degree from a University recognized in Kenya,
  • Proven experience of not less than five years in administration or management either in the public or private sector,
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of devolution, County development objectives and vision 2030,
  • Be conversant with policy formulation and implementation,
  • Be strategic thinker and result oriented,
  • Be computer literate.
How to Apply
 
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials. 

They should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position/specific area you are applying for to reach on or before 26th November, 2014, and be addressed to:

The Secretary
Kisii County Public Service Board
P.O Box 4550-40200, 
Kisii, Kenya
 
Or through email as follows: psb@kisii.go.ke

Hand delivered applications should be handed over at the Kisii Public Service Board offices situated at Mwalimu House 3rd Floor

Kisii county is an equal opportunity employer

The Kisii County Public service Board Wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per Section 45, 50, 51, 58 and 63 of the County Government Act of 2012.

Department of Lands, Physical Planning, Housing and Urban Development
 
Deputy Director Roads

JG ‘Q’ 

(1 Post)
 
Roads and Transport
 
Reporting to the Director Roads, the Deputy Director Roads will be responsible for:
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Director, the Deputy Director will be answerable to the respective for the following tasks:
  • Development, implementation and evaluation of the relevant division strategic plan, programs and projects in collaboration with other departments and stakeholders.
  • Planning and supervision of the relevant division’s programs and activities.
  • Organization, direction, control and the co-ordination of the tasks of the division.
  • Interpreting and applying national and county laws and other related statutes in the relevant division in line with the county goals and objectives.
  • Developing appropriate county departmental policies, legal and institutional frameworks for the implementation of the mandate of the division.
  • Handling administrative, human resource and asset management issues.
  • Oversee preparation of annual work plans and financial budgets.
  • Ensuring strict compliance with all financial, budgetary and procurement procedures.
  • Co-ordination of production, documentation and dissemination of the relevant division’s information.
  • Provide advice and guidance in recruiting, hiring and staff development.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the Director.
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya in the relevant field.
  • A Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Have relevant knowledge and experience of not less than five (5) years in Public Service or the Private Sector.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of devolution, the county development objectives and Vision 2030.
  • Be conversant with policy formulation and implementation.
  • Be a strategic thinker and result oriented.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.
  • Be computer literate.
How to Apply
 
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials. 

They should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position/specific area you are applying for to reach on or before 26th November, 2014, and be addressed to:

The Secretary
Kisii County Public Service Board
P.O Box 4550-40200, 
Kisii, Kenya
 
Or through email as follows: psb@kisii.go.ke

Hand delivered applications should be handed over at the Kisii Public Service Board offices situated at Mwalimu House 3rd Floor

Kisii county is an equal opportunity employer
Vacancy: Mechanics

2 Posts
 
Reports to: Head of Engineering 
 
Area: Consumer Division 

Job Purpose: To take care of maintenance activities, supervise maintenance staffs, Implement Preventive Maintenance plan as per the schedule and New Project work cum expansion works, Layout changes.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Preparing and maintaining a preventative maintenance schedule for all the machines.
  • Attending to any machine breakdown and taking remedial action
  • Identifying the key spare parts for all the machines and ensuring that they are in stock
  • Undertaking any repair work on the machine when necessary
  • Assisting any machine operator who may have difficulty in understanding a particular machine when necessary
  • Liaising with all the machine operators in cleaning the machine especially where technicality is involved
  • Daily draining of the compressor in the morning before starting work, switching it on and then switching it off in the evening after work
  • To train junior mechanic to skill level
  • Take care of week end activates (COTI and maintenance plan)
  • Ensure kaizen, health and safety and Environmental standards.
  • Understanding Engineering drawing and assembling.
  • Understanding basic pneumatic and controls
  • Sustain PM actives to maintain equipment life and reduce maintenance cost.
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time
Qualifications, Experience & Skills
 
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications, skills & experience:-
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Plant Option) from a recognized institution;
  • At least 2 years experience gained in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the FMCG sector.
  • Computer literacy
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV and relevant certificates indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to recruit@kenafricind.com.

The deadline for application is 21st  November 2014.

Vacancy: Refrigeration Technician

1 Post
 
Reports to: Head of Engineering 
 
Area: Consumer Division 

Job Purpose:
 
Service and maintain all refrigeration components.  
 
Schedule work and maintain all critical equipments to avoid / eliminate major production loss. 

Key Accountabilities:
  • Maintain, repair and perform preventive maintenance on all refrigeration equipments as well as emergency repairs when needed.
  • Provide general repair work on refrigeration such as refrigerant charging, detecting leaks and associated electrical controls.
  • Ensure safe working condition on workers and equipments.
  • Daily logging of cold store temperatures as required.
  • Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments.
  • Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts, and reassemble repaired systems.
  • Supervise and instruct assistants.
  • Analyze the problem before tackling.
  • Perform mechanical overhauls and refrigerant reclaiming.
  • Cut, bend, thread, and connect pipe to functional components and water, power, or refrigeration system.
  • Keep records of repairs and replacements made and causes of malfunctions.
  • Cleaned and maintained equipment and work area.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills
 
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications, skills & experience:-
  • Diploma in Refrigeration and air conditioning
  • Must have not less than 2 years experience.
  • Results oriented, show initiative and high level efficiency.
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Work well under pressure and understands and acknowledge views of others
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV and relevant certificates indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title on the email subject to recruit@kenafricind.com.

The deadline for application is 21st November 2014.
Job Title: Senior Broadcast Journalist, BBC Swahili Service
 
Contract Type: Fixed Term – Full Time
 
Closing Date: 23 November, 2014
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
6 month attachment
 
Local Kenya terms and conditions

BBC Africa is a multi-platform department, providing news and information to audiences across Africa and beyond on TV, radio, online and mobile, seven days per week.

Working with a multimedia team of journalists, the Senior Multi-Media Journalist will be responsible for ensuring distinctive coverage of East Africa, the wider continent and the rest of the world with the highest editorial and production standards, and for planning and promoting new working practices to meet the needs of a fast-changing media market. 

Supporting the management of the team and liaising with a network of reporters across Africa, specialising in Africa, Africa related issues and international issues.

We need your outstanding record as a multimedia journalist, proven editorial judgement and your track record in initiating compelling and original journalism and programme ideas. 

You’ll have first class written and spoken Kiswahili & English and have a thorough knowledge and understanding of news and current affairs in Africa and in particular East Africa and the Great Lakes region. 

With a wide understanding of the broadcasting, mobile and online markets in our target area and a demonstrable interest in social media, you’ll also understand the needs of our audience and demonstrate the flexibility we need to respond to changes in these. 

The ability to lead a team is required as is the ability to provide timely and constructive feedback.
 
This role is offered on Kenyan terms and conditions.

If you are interested in joining us please find a detailed job description and application procedure by visiting the link below
http://careerssearch.bbc.co.uk/jobs/job/Senior-Broadcast-Journalist-Swahili-Service/8983

The CRADLE - The Children’s Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to justice for children.

The organization is seeking for qualified and experienced personnel in the following positions:

1. Executive Director

The Position Reports to the Management Board and is responsible form providing leadership for the organization towards realization of its mission and objectives.
 
Responsibilities

The suitable candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • Providing strategic guidance and leadership to the organization.
  • Overall organizational management
  • Resource mobilization
  • Organization resource management
  • Ensure enhanced organizational public relations.
Qualifications
  • A degree in Law and Masters in any relevant discipline.
  • Knowledge of human rights.
  • Excellent resource mobilization skills.
  • 7 years relevant knowledge / experience in working with NGOs.
  • Have experience in management
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.
2. Finance Assistant

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Posting of all the transactions to the accounting software.
  • Preparing organizational budgets for discussion by Senior Management
  • Preparing quarterly financial returns of the organization.
  • Preparing monthly donor expenditure monitoring accounts
  • Preparing bank reconciliation and trial balances on a monthly basis.
  • Maintaining & updating organizational fixed assets register.
  • Processing payments, recording and filling of payment vouchers.
  • Undertaking monthly stock take of all the CRADLE supplies and preparation of the monthly stock take reports.
  • Follow up on all Field Imprest advanced to staff ensuring that the advances are accounted for within the stipulated time.
Qualification and Skills Required
  • Have CPA Part II and a Bachelors Degree in Business studies
  • A minimum of at least 3 years working experience in an NGO or audit environment
  • Excellent computer skills, budgeting and financial reporting
  • Practical knowledge of accounting for donor funds
  • Excellent communication skills, be self-motivated and a team player.
  • Working knowledge of accounting software packages especially QuickBooks and Sage Pastel
3. Legal Interns (2 positions)

Access to Justice Program
 
Child Rights Advocacy Program
 
Responsibilities and tasks (Access to Justice)
  • Recording and filing clients statements
  • Provision of legal advice to clients
  • Drafting letters, legal opinions, pleadings and other legal documents
  • Conducting fact-finding visits with the Legal officer
  • Representation of The CRADLE in select trainings/conferences and networks in which The CRADLE is participating
  • Any other related duty that may be allocated by the Program Manager and/or Executive Director
Responsibilities and tasks (Child Rights Advocacy)
  • Participating in communal public mobilization meetings on child rights and child protection.
  • Planning and co-coordinating training workshops, conferences, public debates and public forums.
  • Coordination of Child Help Desks and Self Horizon clubs.
  • Reviewing of laws affecting children and advising the management
  • Preparing relevant reports and recording of minutes in respect of select workshops
  • Representation of The CRADLE in select trainings/conferences and networks in which The CRADLE is participating
  • Any other related duty that may be allocated by the Program Manager and/or Executive Director
Qualifications and experience required
  • Have a law degree
  • Have completed or waiting to start pupilage.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Be interested in working for and with children.
if you are interested in any of the above vacancies and you meet the qualifications kindly submit your hard copy application by post mail or hand delivery to the address below by the 21st November 2014 noting to include the names and addresses of at least two referees, copies of relevant certificates and telephone and email.

Your application MUST be in The CRADLE job application format document available Here

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

If you do not hear from us by the 7th December 2014, consider your application unsuccessful.


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