World Health Organization: The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.

Vacancy Notice No: KEN/VN/2014/012
 
Job Title: Driver 

2 Posts
 
Deadline for applications: 31st December 2014
 
Project: IVD Programme
 
Grade: G2 Step 1
 
Duty Station: Isiolo & Lodwar
 
Contract type: Temporary Appointment
 
Duration: 12 months (renewable)
 
Date of Issue: December 2014
 
Applications are hereby invited from suitable Kenya nationals to fill the above post.
 
Terms of Reference:
 

The incumbent will provide support as follows:
  • Driving WHO official vehicles in a manner compatible with recognized international road safety standards;
  • Maintain vehicle in good running order;
  • Proper cleaning, maintenance and servicing either directly or by advising in due course on major repairs or replacements to be effected;
  • Keeping daily log sheet of journeys undertaken in accordance with WHO instructions;
  • Undertake field trips - Transporting WHO and other officials to and from specified locations through out Kenya;
  • Reporting promptly accidents involving WHO vehicles and making reports of such events when necessary;
  • Performing any other related duties as required.
Qualification/Knowledge:  
  • Certificate of good conduct and good knowledge of vehicle mechanics, and must be in possession of a valid and clean driving license.
  • Language: Good knowledge of English and Kiswahili.
Experience: Minimum of 15 years driving experience, well conversant with Ministry of Health systems’ structure and procedures and extensive experience driving long distances preferably in the specific regions of the duty stations.

Applications from women are particularly encouraged. 

Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for interview and priority will be given to interested persons already residing in the two duty stations.

Applications to be sent to: 

The Operations Officer.
WHO Kenya 4th floor ACK Garden House. 1st Ngong Avenue.
P.O. Box 45335, 0100.
Nairobi.
The Danish Refugee Council is an international non-governmental organization that promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. 

DRC has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa region since 1997. 

The DRC Kenya Program is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

Village Savings & Loans Officer
2 Positions
1 Based in Dadaab Refugee Camp, 1 Based in Nairobi
 
The VSL Officer is directly responsible for programme management and coordination of the VSL activities in both the refugee and host communities with the aim of strengthening access to resources in order to strengthen food security and income generation.

Requirements: 
  • A university degree in business administration, commerce, microfinance or other relevant social science with at least 4 years of progressively responsible professional work experience in development work with a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in saving group approaches.
  • Must demonstrate sound understanding of general or global livelihoods and how VS&L contributes to improved self-reliance and livelihoods.
  • Strong analytical, report writing and capacity building skills. 
  • Ability to work in an economically unstable and socially sensitive environments and willingness to take responsibility for personal security and adhere to DRC’s security guidelines
Village Savings & Loans Assistant
2 Positions
1 Based in Dadaab Refugee Camp, 1 Based in Nairobi
 
Under the supervision of the VSL Officer, the VSL Assistant will support all aspects of project implementation, including quality programming, capacity-building, monitoring and evaluation, documentation, compliance with both DRC’s and donor’s policies and procedures.

Requirements:  
  • Minimum of a diploma in business administration, microfinance or other relevant social science with at least 2 years working experience in development work with a minimum of 1 year demonstrated capacity in saving group approaches within an INGO in a refugee/IDP setting. 
  • Must demonstrate sound understanding of key issues and trends in saving group interventions and ability to adapt to changing program and emergencies priorities. 
  • Excellent mobilization, written and verbal communication skills, and able to work in an economically unstable and socially sensitive environment and willingness to take responsibility for personal security and adhere to DRC’s security guidelines
Livelihoods Officer (Micro-enterprise Development) 
2 Positions
1 Based in Mombasa, 1 Based in Nairobi
 
The job holder will implement the Micro-enterprise Development (MED) component of the DRC livelihoods project in Nairobi and Kajiado counties targeting refugees and host communities. 

The incumbent will lead all aspects of project implementation, including quality programming, capacity-building, monitoring and evaluation, documentation, livelihoods global benchmarking in compliance with both DRC and donor policies and procedures. 

This position will require extensive travel to 6 project sites located in the 2 counties.

Requirements:  
  • Must possess a university degree in business administration, economics, entrepreneurship or community development with at least 4 years solid work experience in development work with a minimum 2-3 years demonstrated capacity in setting up and implementing livelihoods or income generating projects preferably within an INGO in a refugee/IDP setting, 
  • Must possess skills or training in small business management, value-chain development, sustainable agriculture and other related sectors. 
  • Prior experience working with local governments and stakeholders in implementation of projects. 
  • Excellent mobilizations skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team; well organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks. 
  • Experience in working in harsh climatic conditions and willingness to take responsibility for personal security and adhere to DRC’s security guidelines
Training Assistant
3 Positions 
Based in Nairobi
 
Working under the supervision of the Training Officer, the job holder will assist in conducting vocational skills assessments and document programme activities of the DRC funded urban refugee vocational training program in Nairobi. 

She/he will ensure that the project activities are well coordinated with beneficiaries, monitor training activities and ensure that reports are completed within the allocated time frame and to the quality standards stipulated by HAP, SPHERE and DRC in accordance with the project work plan.

Requirements:  
  • Must possess a university degree in education with a minimum 2-years working experience as a professional teacher/tutor in a government institution and/or with INGOs in the field of education and scholarship administration. 
  • Possess a good understanding of the relationship between skills development and general livelihoods, team-player with solid networking skills and a capacity for intellectual leadership when working with colleagues and collaborators of different nationalities and cultural background.
  • Good public relations, leadership, decision-making and interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent mobilization skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team; well organized, and able to prioritize
Protection Assistant 
Based in Dadaab Refugee Camp
 
The job holder will coordinate, manage and supervise the day to day running of the protection area as well as offer support in the implementation of other protection related activities that include GBV prevention and response activities. 

This includes: Design, plan & implement protection-centred activities for the residents living at the protection area, ensure facilities at the center are well managed and maintained, offer individual and other specialized case management services including psychosocial support to residents and
hold regular meetings with residents to involve them in decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems.

Requirements:  
  • Must possess a university degree in gender studies, counseling, psychology or social work with at least 2 years working experience in protection, counseling, human rights and gender issues with refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and/or other vulnerable populations. 
  • Must possess technical expertise and understanding of GBV root causes, prevention and response strategies, proven record of providing trainings and workshops on gender and GBV topics; demonstrate knowledge of gender and protection issues and their relevance in humanitarian settings.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations with local staff, beneficiaries, duty bearers and other stakeholders; diplomacy and assertiveness; the ability to respectfully discuss sensitive issues with a wide range of actors and sensitivity to and respect for a wide range of cultural beliefs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Somali society/language and refugee issues is highly desired
  • Experience in working in harsh climatic conditions and willingness to take responsibility for personal security and adhere to DRC’s security guidelines
Livelihoods Assistant 
Based in Kakuma Refugee Camp
 
Working under the supervision of the Livelihoods Officer, the job holder will support in the identification and initiation of sustainable livelihood interventions in the refugee camp for the target groups. 

This includes; identification of youth to benefit from training and scholarships, ensure relevant monitoring of the candidates, train loan clients on business management skills, group savings and loans
and spearheading the marketing of clients’ products to external markets as well as distribution of startup kits to beneficiaries.

Requirements: 
  • Minimum of a diploma in business administration, economics, entrepreneurship or community development with at least 2 years solid work experience in development work with a minimum 1 year demonstrated capacity in setting up and implementing livelihoods or income generating projects preferably within an INGO in a refugee/IDP setting, 
  • Skills or training in basic book keeping or administration is highly desirable.
  • Prior experience working with local governments and stakeholders in implementation of projects. 
  • Excellent mobilizations skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team; well organized, and able to prioritize multiple tasks. 
  • Experience in working in harsh climatic conditions and willingness to take responsibility for personal security and adhere to DRC’s security guidelines
Project Officer – Community Based Protection Initiative
Based in 
Kakuma Refugee Camp
 
The Project Officer will be directly responsible for rolling out a pilot project around Community Based Protection Initiatives (CDPI) in liaison with community members in the area of operation. 

This will involve: Ensuring that there is a consultative process with target beneficiaries and partners to develop and implement community based protection strategies; put in place protection initiatives which promote participation, community based and mainstreaming approaches; establish systems including those managed by target beneficiaries to ensure that individual cases identified at the field level are assessed and referred to relevant partners as appropriate (through the referral pathway) and in consultation with community members, assist in mapping and providing analyses on protection risks to target beneficiaries.

Requirements: 
  • Must possess a university degree in social sciences, community development or development studies. 
  • A Master’s degree will be an added advantage with a minimum 3-4 years hands-on experience working within community-driven/led programming within an INGO setting in human rights, gender issues, with refugees, asylum-seekers, migrants or other vulnerable populations. 
  • Proven experience in strategic development and programme design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. 
  • Must possess skills and experience in participatory community development work and training expertise on human rights and protection mainstreaming;
  • ability to transmit technical information to non-technical staff and people with basic or no literacy.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills and an ability to work independently and as a team. 
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English essential.
  • Excellent report writing skills is a must
  • Experience in working in harsh climatic conditions and willingness to take responsibility for personal security and adhere to DRC’s security guidelines
Please note that the above positions are on a 1-year contract with possibility of extension.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications which should include a 1-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation and qualifications and a CV. 

Applications should include contact details of three professional referees. 

One referee must be the applicant’s most recent manager. 

Applications should be sent to: drcjobs@drckenya.org and have the subject heading and preferred duty station of the position that is being applied for.

Deadline for receiving applications is 27th December, 2014. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Our client is a restaurant currently looking for Chefs and Cooks

Department: Food & Beverage

Summary

1. Responsible food production

2. Develop menus, food purchase specifications and recipes. Supervise staff. Develop and monitor food and labour budget for the department.

3. Maintain highest professional food quality and sanitation standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plans menus
  • Schedules and coordinates the work of, cooks and other kitchen employees to assure that food preparation is economical and technically correct and within budgeted labour cost goals.
  • Approves the requisition of products and other necessary food supplies.
  • Ensures that high standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety are maintained throughout all kitchen areas at all times.
  • Establishes controls to minimize food and supply waste and theft.
  • Safeguards all food preparation employees by implementing training to increase their knowledge about safety,sanitation and accident prevention principles.
  • Develops standard recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation which help to assure consistently high quality and to minimize food costs; exercises portion control for all items served and assists in establishing menu selling prices.
  • Prepares necessary data for applicable parts of the budget; projects annual food, labour and other costs and monitors actual financial results; takes corrective action as necessary to help assure that financial goals are met.
  • Attends food and beverage staff and management meetings
  • Support safe work habits and a safe working environment at all times.
  • Perform other duties as directed
Education and/or Experience
  • A post high school qualification in Food production and atleast 1-5 years experience as a Chef or a Cook:
If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

For unsolicited applications,please drop your CV in our offices (Devan Plaza, Westlands 4th Floor) Monday to Friday- 3pm- 5.30pm ONLY.

SNV Kenya is looking for a Kenyan national to fill a position of a: 

Communications Officer (Working 50% Within the MaMaSe project)

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation. Founded in the Netherlands nearly 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in 38 of the poorest countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. 

Our global teams of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses and organisations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.
Introduction: The MaMaSe project is looking for an experienced communications professional for the period 2015-2017.  MaMaSe is an ambitious project in which 17 partners are involved. The partner organizations are based in mainly the Netherlands and in Kenya. Groups of partners work on specific outputs that are grouped under so called Result Areas. The MaMaSe project has 5 Result Areas. 

The Communications Officer will be responsible for enhancing information sharing between the result areas and set-up a workflow for gathering project news as well as engaging and informing external target groups about the activities and reached milestones during the project.

In addition, the Communications Officer is responsible for executing the strategic Communications and Visibility Plan. In this role he or she will liaise with the External Communications Officer at UNESCO-IHE in the Netherlands and the Communications Officer at WWF Kenya on a regular basis.

Responsibilities
  • Take the lead in the development of the new website as part of an integrated knowledge sharing platform.
  • Produce and broadcast bi-monthly e-news letters
  • Responsible for the MaMaSe brand guide and correct use of logo's, colors and fonts
  • Assist Result Area leaders with communication activities by developing easy-to-use templates
  • Ensure that all website content is kept up to date and well presented
  • Write stories on the MaMaSe activities
  • Responsible for the content on Social Media and actively increasing the number of followers
  • Generate awareness about MaMaSe, its objectives, outputs and achievements within all project partner organizations and other interested partners
  • Facilitate communication between the MaMaSe partners
  • Encourage MaMaSe partners to share news, videos, photos and other interesting content for communication
  • Produce the MaMaSe media kit
  • Communicate the achievements, outcomes and benefits of MaMaSe to all relevant stakeholders
  • Develop an annual report with the communications objectives achieved in that year (monitoring & evaluation report)
  • Represent MaMaSe at (international) events
Candidate Profile
  • Bachelor degree in Communications
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a similar position, with a focus on project communications
  • Excellent proficiency of English
  • Affinity with the water & development sector
  • Experience with CMS systems
  • Substantial knowledge of strategic communications planning and implementation
  • Experience with multi-stakeholder engagement
  • Cultural sensitive
  • Experience with producing and implementing multi-media content (audio visual materials)
  • Experience with graphic design (preferred)
  • Good knowledge of Swahili is and added value
Contract duration: 2 Years initially

Desired start date: January 15 2015

Duty station: Narok, Kenya (With travel when required)

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to apply online in our in-house recruitment system before 24th December, 2014. 

Your application should include a cover letter and a CV that contains 3 referees and putting the job title as your subject reference.

Working at SNV: For more information, please visit our website: www.snvworld.org

We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya is an endowment fund registered under the Trustees (Perpetual Succession) Act Cap 164.

It’s mandate is to enhance social and economic empowerment of persons with disabilities in Kenya. 

It seeks to fill the following posts:
 
1. Finance Manager
 
The successful applicant will be accountable to the Chief Executive Officer and will be engaged on a three-year renewable contract.
 
Duties and responsibilities:
  • Overall management and co-ordination of the Finance Function by directing, planning and controlling of all aspects of reporting, budgeting, final accounts and liaising with auditors.
  • Undertake delegated duties of personnel and administration functions including transport management and purchase of supplies and equipments.
  • Assisting departmental heads with preparation of financial projections and the collection of debts.
  • Preparation of financial reports to the Board of Trustees and standing committees on operations, Investments and Assets Management.
  • Responsible for preparation of corporate accounts for audit and making of all statutory returns.
  • Quality assurance of services offered by the section through preparation and maintenance of checklists for monitoring and evaluation of out-puts.
  • Any other duties, which may be assigned by the Chief Executive.
Qualifications:
  • A degree in Commerce or business related subjects.
  • CPA III
  • Member of ICPAK
  • MBA is an added advantage.
  • 5-6 years experience in a medium/large NGO, service institution or government.
  • Experience in organization development and management.
  • Good working knowledge of computers and accounting software applications.
2. Clerk of Works
 
The successful applicant will be accountable to the Programmes Manager and will be engaged on a two-year renewable contract.
 
Duties and responsibilities:
  • To technically evaluate project proposals for accuracy and feasibility of BQs and architectural drawings.
  • To monitor and evaluate progress on various projects funded by the organization.
Qualifications:
  • Possession of an Ordinary Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the supervision of building construction works. Membership to the Institute of Clerk of Works Kenya will be an added advantage.
  • Fluent in Kiswahili and English.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and make reports.
  • Ready to travel within the country.
  • Proficiency in Computers.
  • Exhibit understanding of duties and responsibilities of Clerk of Works for Building Construction.
Each application to be handwritten stating your current remuneration package and must be accompanied by copies of relevant documents.

The clearly marked applications are to be posted or delivered to:

The Chief Executive Officer
National Fund for the Disabled of Kenya
2nd Floor, Rehema House
Standard Street/Kaunda Street
P.O. Box 47857 - 00100
Nairobi

so as to be received on or before before 6th January, 2015 at 12.00 noon.
A well established Civil Engineering Consultancy firm wishes to recruit qualified Engineers, on contract basis, to work in ongoing projects within the country.

Resident Engineers (Roads / Water)
4 No.

Qualifications and Skills
  • Must possess University Degree BSc (Civil engineering) or equivalent and
  • Be Registered Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya or equivalent.
General Professional Experience
  • A minimum of 8 years practical post-qualification experience,
  • Must have extensive experience in design and works contract administration. Recent experience as a Resident Engineer on construction contract will be an added advantage,
  • Knowledge of FIDIC contract procedures a must.
Deputy Resident Engineers (Roads / Water)
4 No.

Qualifications and Skills
  • Must possess University Degree BSc (Civil engineering) or equivalent and
  • Registration with Engineers Board of Kenya or equivalent will be an added advantage.
General Professional Experience
  • A minimum of 8 years practical post-qualification experience,
  • Experience in project design and works contract administration.
Material Engineers
4 No.

Qualifications and Skills
  • Must possess University Degree BSc (Civil engineering) or equivalent and
  • Registration with Engineers Board of Kenya or equivalent will be an added advantage.
General Professional Experience
  • A minimum of 8 years practical post-qualification experience,
  • Must have extensive experience in materials in construction supervision projects.
Applications to be sent to

Email: vacancyhr14@gmail.com

so as to reach us on or before 5th January, 2015.


Vacancy: Life Insurance Sales Manager

Job Ref:
 MN 6120

Our client is a well established insurance company with countrywide branch network. 

They are in life and general insurance.

They wish to recruit a Sales Manager Life to head the life sales function and management.

Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years in senior life and general insurance sales. 

Possession of professional CII/LOMA and other relevant certificates is required. 

An attractive salary package will be negotiated with the right candidate.
Email your application & detailed CV with at least two referees and details of your current or past gross monthly salary to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com so as to reach us before 4pm Tuesday 23rd December 2014.
Integrating Knowledge, Environment and Livelihood
 
Job Title: Natural Resource Management Specialist
 
Job location: African Conservation Centre Offices, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Contract Length: Two year, renewable based on performance
 
The Position: This is a management position based in Nairobi and reporting to the Executive Director. 

You will have overall responsibility to lead the planning and development of ACC’s natural resource projects under its Integrated Watershed Management Programme and evaluate the social, economic and environmental impact to local communities in the conservation sector.

African Conservation Centre (ACC) is a non-governmental organization dedicated to the development of African Conservation excellence.

ACC’s primary aim is to bring together people and skills needed to build East Africa’s capacity to conserve wildlife through programs that conserve ecosystems and maintain continuous and open landscapes as well as improve income and livelihoods of local communities through sustainable utilization of wildlife and natural resources. 

ACC works in pastoral areas in Kenyan rangelands and seeks to establish strong community based institution structures across the East African countries to address common salient conservation and livelihood challenges through a three-tier approach which integrates knowledge, environment and livelihood.

Key Responsibilities:
 
The NRM Specialist will:
  • Serve as the lead technical advisor on issues relating to natural resource management primarily focusing on integrated watershed management along the Ewaso Ngiro South basin
  • Develop NRM strategies to ensure efficient use of and access to water and other natural resources for improvement of local livelihoods and provide a cost effective framework for monitoring and strategies for securing the ecological services provided by the natural resource base
  • Develop and enhance capacity of local communities to sustainably use and manage natural resources. 
  • Work closely with partners to conduct economic valuations of key resources and apply results to improved NRM strategies
  • Identify and develop opportunities for economic benefits derived from NRM and biodiversity conservation efforts.
  • Ensure Community based Climate change adaptation considerations are incorporated across program activities
  • Advise on and implement effective, appropriate methodologies and frameworks for strengthening ACC’s accountability; monitor program effectiveness and review impact of projects and partnerships to ensure improvement and learning.
Qualifications and Competencies:
 
We seek candidates who are passionate, have at least 5 years’ progressive experience in the field of natural resource management with a strong emphasis in research, economic evaluation and natural resource planning.
 
Education:
  • A Masters degree in the field of Environmental/Natural Resource Management or Biodiversity Conservation.
Experience:
 
The candidate should have 
  • a strong research background with solid experience in community development and participatory natural resource management in dry land areas, and in integrated watershed management issues and climate change adaptation strategies; 
  • sound understanding of the sustainable livelihoods framework and ecosystem services with demonstrated strong skills in project design, economic assessment of programs;
  • ability to analyze environmental issues and design sustainable interventions; 
  • resource mobilization; 
  • program monitoring and 
  • social impact assessment.
The successful candidate will have a ‘can-do’ approach to deliver on plans. In addition, you will have strong communication skills, be a team player, a person of high integrity with good interpersonal and conceptual skills working with cross functional teams in development areas and with partners. 

We offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package.
 
The successful candidate will enjoy joining an experienced and dynamic team working alongside community partners in a unique field and organizational space.

To Apply:
 
If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, send your application detailing relevant qualifications and scope of relevant experience indicating current salary, a detailed CV, names of three referees and a daytime telephone contact, by Monday 29th December 2014 to: Email: hr@acc.or.ke quoting Reference: ACC/NRMS/14.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

African Conservation Centre is an equal opportunities employer.
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. 

The Horn of Africa and Yemen (HOAY) Regional Office is based in Nairobi with country programs in Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia and Yemen. 

There are also nonoperational region-wide initiatives, focusing on advocacy and capacity building supported from the Nairobi Regional Office. 

Using a protection of human rights framework, DRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by conflict and natural disasters.

The DRC Somalia programme is seeking a qualified individual for the following position:
 
Grants and Compliance Coordinator - Somalia
 
The Grant and Compliance Coordinator will manage the Somalia grants portfolio by ensuring that all financial reporting is timely and meets all donor requirements. 

S/he will be the focal point for grant related compliance matters including building the capacity of staff.

Requirements: 
  • A degree in Finance or Accounting and certification in CPA or ACCA. 
  • Possession of an MBA degree is an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience with an international NGO in grant accounting and donor liaison. 
  • Donor report writing experience is highly required. 
  • Proven experience working with major the donors.
  • Excellent communication skills, high accuracy and attention to detail, well planned and organized, and ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Willingness to travel frequently to Somalia.
Qualified candidates who meet the above requirements are invited to access the full job description and requirements for the position at www.drc.dk under Vacancies. 

Please submit applications online using this link by January 4, 2015. 

Your application must include an updated CV and cover letter explaining your motivation and why you are suited for the position together with details of current & expected salary.

If you experience any problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk.

Kenya Community Based Health Financing Association (KCBHFA): Established in 2002 KCBHFA Exists to promote access to equitable, efficient and quality healthcare to low income populations in Kenya through community based health financing mechanisms 

It is an association of 11 member organizations, with different capacities, whose focus are community based health financing.

The impact of health insurance is most appropriately assessed in terms of health, but this is directly dependent on the strength and weaknesses of the health care provision, and not just the financial side of the insurance scheme. 

The mandate of KCBHFA is four pronged: Provision of technical support to member organizations and key stakeholders for the promotion of Community Based Health Financing initiatives; Co-ordination of member organizations at the national level; Advocating for community based health financing; and, Undertaking research in community based health financing. 

KCBHFA is recruiting for the following positions for a 3year BftW funded program. All positions will require demonstrated knowledge in project management; result oriented self driven individuals with high integrity and excellent track record of managing networks.

Programs Officer
 
Location: Kisumu
 
Reporting to the National Coordinator with close working relationship with the Member organizations the PO will be responsible for generating information for advocacy purposes, technical aspects of the project implementation that relate to M/Os and stakeholders and ensure linkages with relevant service providers to schemes and M/Os. 

S/he will support the N/C in providing the technical direction to the project implementation to ensure the project meets the stated goals, expected results, and reporting requirements.

Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a degree in a relevant field in health sciences and/or at least 7 years experience in Community Based Health Financing Mechanisms (CBHF) and/or Microhealth Insurance (MHIs).
  • Demonstrated experience in CBHF or MHIs and or basic knowledge in community development as an added advantage
  • Demonstrated experience at senior level management in at least 2 of the following areas: social protection, health financing and system strengthening, social services system strengthening, M&E and operations research, quality improvement and household economic improvement.
  • 7 years demonstrated experience in managing, coordinating and supervising a team working with local community organizations, families and communities.
  • 7 years demonstrated experience in project proposal writing and design, implementation and reporting donor funded programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, CSOs, private sector, CBOs, donors and stakeholders particularly at the county and sub county level.
  • Minimum of 7years Experience in planning and facilitating trainings and following through with actions
  • Excellent Research, Report and proposal writing skills
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts into simple language for non-technical persons
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as word, excel, access, PowerPoint and outlook.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and supervisory skills 
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili other languages is an added advantage
  • High personal integrity and ability to cope with people from diverse backgrounds
How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should submit a cover letter (quoting current and expected salary) together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic certificates, names and telephone numbers of three referees to the Chairperson KCBHFA, on email info@kcbhfa.org by COB Wednesday 31st December 2014.

KCBHFA is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted via mail.

The Institutional Canopy of Conservation (ICAN) Research Project
 
Job Title: Project Coordinator
 
Job location: African Conservation Centre offices, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Contract length: Two year, Full time role renewable based on performance
 
Project Summary: This partnership project led the African Conservation Centre Nairobi, Kenya and McGill University, Montreal, Canada addresses the challenge of combining protection of biodiversity with strengthened livelihoods, whether through recognizing local rights over resources, livelihood diversification, or stimulation of a new green, postoil economy, including tourism. 

The major goal is to identify the most effective designs for future Community-Based Conservation programs by examining the impacts of ongoing conservancy experiments on community livelihoods and members’ attitudes and practices towards natural resources. 

The project will address critical issues of public policy at local, national and global levels. Geographic scope: The project will focus on the rangelands, wetlands and forests of the East African savannah, especially in the borderlands between Kenya and Tanzania.
 

Responsibilities and tasks: The Project Coordinator will play a vital role in the management and organization of this seven-year research project. He/she will carry out managerial functions, as well as contribute to the organizational leadership of the project. 

The Project Coordinator will regularly visit research field sites, and coordinate and integrate work being pursued in field sites. Further, s/he will play the key leadership role in project oversight and implementation of project plans, ensuring that project deliverables are produced and activities carried out according to schedule.

The Project Coordinator will ensure that emerging data from field sites is communicated to the Steering Committee and others as relevant. 

Finally, this job involves working on project budget adherence, taking a leadership role in all project communications, and managing data inputs and outputs. 

This is a full-time position requiring a high degree of leadership ability, motivational skills, and team building experience.

Organizational relationships: He/she will be based at the ACC offices in Karen, Nairobi reporting directly to ACC Executive Director. 

He/she will also work closely the research coordinator working in McGill University in Canada to ensure smooth continuity of administrative tasks on both the East African and North American sides of project activities.

Qualifications and Experience Required:
  • A doctorate in a field related to project themes,
  • Experience in research coordination and logistics,
  • Strong communication skills, with proven ability to initiate and follow-up interactions and complex communications with large groups;
  • Experience pursuing research in the social sciences, e.g. PhD research
  • Experience in fostering broad partnerships for project synergy
  • Ability to work in remote field sites with basic amenities;
  • Ability to take initiative, map out and delegate tasks, and follow up with individuals on tasks assigned.
  • Some familiarity with IT and web-based data systems.
To Apply:
 
If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, send your application indicating current salary, a detailed CV, names of three referees and a daytime telephone contact, by Monday 29th December 2014 to:

African Conservation Centre 
P.O. Box 15289-00509, Nairobi. 

Or submit by Email: hr@acc.or.ke

quoting reference: ACC/ICAN/14. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

We are looking for young, dynamic, creative and results-oriented candidate to join our team as good players.

Systems Administrator

Main duties:

  • Provide leadership and direction for the SACCO’s information systems in integrating and aligning technology with business plan objectives
  • To facilitate development of ICT policies, strategic plans and their implementation.
  • Responsible for the development, integration and deployment of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) that are designed to improve service delivery, reporting and customer experience within the company.
  • Manage the development, acquisition, deployment and maintenance of the core IT platform, business relevant systems and software applications, and other IT assets.
  • Lead the deployment of systems and processes that support business decision making and aids the collection, recording, storage and processing of data.
  • Ensure IT projects are delivered on schedule that meets the agreed objectives and business needs.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest technologies and working closely with external vendors and advisors.
  • Ensure back-up systems operates effectively and continuous systems upgrades.
  • Ensuring smooth running of all ICT systems including anti-virus software, print service and emails.
  • Ensuring that software licensing laws are adhered to.
  • Direct and control the IT staff to ensure that they are well motivated and receive all necessary training and development to enable them to carry out their responsibilities to the required standards.
Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelors Degree in IT or Computer Science.
  • Diploma holder with proficiency in programming, networking and SQL will be considered
  • Those with Masters Degree will have an added advantage.
  • KCSE mean grade C+ (plus) with C in both English and Mathematics
  • At least 5 years working experience in IT in a financial institution.
  • Those versed with Bankers Realm Core Banking Software will have an added advantage.
  • Age – between 28 – 35 years
Applications by email or hand written with detailed CVs and testimonials are invited for the following post on or before 31st December 2014 at 4.00pm. 

Applications should be addressed to the CEO.

Solution Sacco Society Ltd (formerly Meru Mwalimu Sacco)
P.O. Box 1694-60200 
Meru 

Tel: 064-32192, 0728-787972, 0734-321924
Fax: 06432075

Email:saccomru@yahoo.com

Wuerth Kenya Ltd is registered company in Kenya and a subsidiary of the Adolf Wurth GmbH & Co. KG with head office in Germany. 

The core business worldwide is trade specializing in industrial and workshop solutions, tools, engineering and automotive consumables.

Technical Sales Representatives

Wuerth Kenya Ltd invites applications for the above mentioned position based in Mombasa.

The applicant should be energetic, self-driven, team player with proven experience in sales and marketing.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Degree in business, engineering or technical related field with a diploma in sales and marketing.
  • At least 2 years progressive field selling experience, preferably to the manufacturing and transport industry.
  • A valid driving License
Interested candidates should forward their CV detailing current position, salary and benefits to the following address not later than 31st December, 2014.

The Administration Manager
Wuerth Kenya Ltd
P.O Box 18446 -00500 
Nairobi

We are an equal opportunity employer. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

An established milk processor has the following employment opportunities.
 
1. General Manager (Sales & Marketing) – HR/01
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, the position holder will be responsible for formulating and implementing the company’s sales and marketing strategy to ensure business growth and profitability in line with business objective. 

This will also include providing leadership in sales and marketing operations and people management. 

The position is in Nairobi.
 
The ideal candidate must have the following minimum requirements;
  • A degree in relevant discipline, an MBA being an advantage.
  • 8 years or more of experience in sales and/or marketing, preferably in fast moving consumer goods industry with a proven track record.
  • A strong business driver, strategic thinker and innovative.
  • Strong leadership skills and able to effectively manage and motivate a team to perform beyond expectations
  • The performance of the position holder will be based on achievement of set company targets.
2. Senior Stores Supervisor – HR/02
 
Reporting to the Factory Manager, the position holder is responsible for the implementation of stores management systems. 

Tasked with maintaining and controlling all the factory consumables, performing regular reviews to advise management on stock replenishments. 

Oversee the issuance of consumables according to requests.

The ideal candidate must have the following minimum requirements;
  • A degree or higher diploma in Stores management / Purchasing & Supplies Management
  • 5 years or more experience in inventory management in a busy store, preferably in a manufacturing firm.
  • Working experiencing in an engineering store will be an added advantage.
  • Be familiar in working with an ERP system.
Compensation and benefits are commensurate with educational background and experience.

Please send your application including a detailed resume to the email address kenyadairycareers@gmail.com, highlighting relevant experience, current and expected salary, and a daytime telephone contact, to reach us by 10th January, 2015.

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