Republic of Kenya
 
County Government of Uasin Gishu

County Public Service Board

 
The Uasin Gishu County Public Service Board wishes to invite applications from candidates who have the requisite qualifications to fill the following vacancies:

Ward Administrator (4 positions for the following Wards: Tulwet / Chuiyat, Karuna / Meibeki, Tapsagoi and Tarakwa)
 
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have qualifications and knowledge in administration or management;
  • Working experience of not less than three years in administration/management and
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The Ward administrator shall be responsible to the Deputy Sub-County Administrator for the following:-
  • Coordinating, Managing and supervising the general administrative functions in the Ward Unit.
  • Ensuring effective service delivery.
  • Coordinating developmental activities to empower the community.
  • Providing and maintaining infrastructure and facilities of public service.
  • Managing the County Public Service.
  • Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in the development of policies and plans and delivery of services.
  • Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board.
Terms and Conditions:
 
Salary Scale: Kshs.48,190 - 65,290p.m. House Allowance: Kshs.17,000p.m. Commuter Allowance: Kshs. 8,000p.m.
 
How to Apply
 
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to: –
 
Secretary
County Public Service Board
Uasin Gishu County
P.O. Box 1175 - 30100, Eldoret
 
or hand delivered at the Board Offices situated at the County Headquarters First Floor
 
Applications should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board on or before Tuesday 3rd March 2015.

Important Information to all candidates
 
The Applicants with Foreign Degrees should get clearance from Commission for University Education (CUE).
 
Remuneration package for persons serving in the Public Service of County Governments is as advised by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and is subject to review by the Commission.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
All applicants should attach copies of:-
  1. Certificate of Good Conduct
  2. Compliance Certificate from KRA.
  3. Clearance from EACC.
  4. Clearance from HELB.
  5. Clearance from CRB.
The County Government Uasin Gishu is an equal opportunity employer and persons with disability, youth, women and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply

A Reputed Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company Requires Immediately: Medical Reps in different locations, Sales Reps, Supervisors, & Senior HR Manager in Nairobi, Kenya.

Responsibilities for Pharmaceutical Sales Representative:
  • Minimum experience of 5 years required.
  • Services existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily activities.
  • Submits orders / ensures dispatches / collection as per company policies.
  • Any other activities to ensure increase and sustained growth in market share.
Responsibilities for Medical Representative:
  • Minimum experience of 2 years required
  • Meet prescribers in hospitals and clinics son a daily basis to ensure prescriptions, - implement marketing strategies and given feedback from the market to the company.
  • Meet distributors and retailers to ensure availability in supply.
Responsibilities for Field Supervisors:
  • Minimum experience of 5 years required in the same capacity
  • Responsible for achievement of sales budget.
  • Supervise Med. reps to achieve sales targets.
  • Selection, training, development and appraisal of med reps to ensure territories are developed.
  • Joint field work with sales/Med rep team and timely submission of reports.
  • Conduct marketing activities for improvement of business.
Responsibilities for Senior HR Manager:
  • Minimum Experience needed is 5 years in the same capacity.
  • Must have experience of working in a reputed company with a workforce of minimum 150+.
  • He or She enhances the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.
  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.
Candidates must be willing to work hard, take up challenges and grow with the company.

Salary / Perks: negotiable and as per experience/ qualification. 

Salary shall not be a constraint for the right candidate.

Interested candidates to apply with CV on the following urgently.

Send your application with detailed CV to the address below before 23rd February 2015

DN/A 1773
Box 49010 – 00100
Nairobi
German Agro Action / Welthungerhilfe is an International NGO operating in various Counties in Kenya and is currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Donor Relations Coordinator / Fundraiser for a fixed term. The position is Nairobi based.

To qualify as a Donor Relations Coordinator / Fundraiser the candidate must possess the following:-
  • Over 5 years of proven experience in fundraising for international institutional agencies and managing budgets with diverse donor base,
  • Over 5 years of proven donor relation coordination especially with the German Institutional Donors
  • Good command of English and German as working languages both written and oral
  • Relevant experience in development cooperation and humanitarian aid operations in developing countries
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and excellent knowledge of SAP and WINPACCS software as working software
  • Advanced University degree (Masters) or Post Degree Diploma preferably in International Affairs, Political or Social Sciences or related fields
Qualified applicants to submit a one-page motivation letter and detailed CV highlighting own skills and achievements, language skills and contact details of three referees, not later than 23rd February 2015 to: 

The HR Manager, 
German Agro Action / Welthungerhilfe, 
P.O Box 38829-00623 
Nairobi Kenya 

or by email to ro.ken.recruitment@welthungerhilfe.de

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Kenmot Spares Ltd, a specialist in automotive bearings & seals is looking for two Sales Executive.
 
Requirements
  • Diploma in sales & marketing.
  • 1-2 years work experience.
  • Efficient in computer packages.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills in English & Swahili.
  • Spare parts experience is an added advantage.
Candidates who have previously applied, need not re-apply.

Qualified persons to email a detailed CV with 3 references to kenmot@kenmot.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted
Senior Scientist, Seed Systems
CABI Africa

 
CABI is a not-for-profit development-led organization supported by a solid scientific research base and a world class publishing service. 

Our mission is to improve people’s lives worldwide by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. Our work increases food security and protects biodiversity.
 
We have over 350 staff based in 16 countries. We have offices in Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Pakistan, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, the UK and the USA. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and highly organised person to fill the Senior Scientist, Seed Systems position to be based either in Accra, Ghana or Nairobi, Kenya. 

The seed systems scientist will play a key role in leading delivery and further development of CABI’s Good Seed Initiative, coordinating and implementing project activities in the African region, as well as planning and developing new proposals. 

Project work includes supporting seed production, seed commercialisation and raising awareness of the importance of high quality seed. 

The scientist will also have the opportunity to contribute to other programmes and projects where their expertise is relevant. 

The role requires working closely with a variety of public and private sector partners in the region, facilitating multi-stakeholder processes at national and regional levels. 

Additional responsibilities will include capacity development of private and public partners in activities  related to seed systems. Candidates should have a PhD in a relevant social or biological science with at least 10 years’ experience of seeds systems particularly in developing countries. 

They should have deep knowledge and experience of seed value chains, seed sector development, seed quality, and design and management of field trials. 

They should also be experienced in facilitating and building effective partnerships across the various parts of the seed supply chain. Knowledge of agricultural development in Africa, and an ability to think strategically in developing and managing effective business plans is also required.

The post will necessitate travel away from home base and office. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience, with appointment for 2 years initially and the possibility of renewal.

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability for the post, including detailed curriculum vitae with names and contacts of 3 referees. 

Applications should be sent to recruitment@cabi.org by 27th February 2015, quoting job reference 11/2015. 

A full candidate brief for this post is available atwww.cabi.org/vacancies.
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
 
“Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (2015/16)”
 
A Project Funded By the Government of Kenya
The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act (2006). It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical information and its custody. 

It also oversees the coordination, supervision, and development of programmes within the National Statistical System.

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following positions:-
 

Job Title: Project Manager
 
Employment Terms: Contract (18 months)
 
Ref: KNBS/ PM/1/2015
 
No. of Posts: 1
 
Job Purpose: The project manager will be the head of the project management team. The manager therefore assumes responsibility for all technical, professional and practical aspects of the project. 

The specific tasks and duties will include:
  • Day to day running of the project;
  • Providing continuous feedback to the steering committee on the use of project resources;
  • Reporting on matters of project performance and use of resources to the Director General;
  • Working closely with the project management team which include technical, logistics and data managers in ensuring smooth implementation of the project
  • Liaising with finance, procurement, transport, human resource and other relevant departments on project issue.
  • Seeking approval for contingency expenditures from the Director General.
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports highlighting milestones, project challenges and solutions advanced to the Steering committee.
Qualifications, Experience and Required Skills
  • Should hold a post-graduate university degree in Applied Statistics, Statistics, Economics, Social Science, or related field from a recognized university;
  • Have a Bachelors Degree in Applied Statistics , Statistics, Economics or Mathematics or equivalent qualification from a recognized university;
  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience of progressive track record in Project Management, Program Design, and/or Monitoring and Evaluation work in a key Public or Private Sector Research or a Statistical Institution(s); (3) of which must have been in charge of planning coordination and supervision of statistical activities and programmes such as censuses and surveys;
  • Strong project management skills, particularly participatory methods;
  • Experience in implementing and managing Government funded projects which includes donor funds;
  • Team player with relevant leadership skills and experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills;
  • Good ability to communicate (verbally, writing and reading) both in English and Kiswahili;
  • Must meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;
Applicants should submit application letters accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae using the given format; provide daytime contacts and copies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials, and National

ID/Passport. Kindly note that failure to attach the required documents will lead to disqualification.

The reference number for the post applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:-

The Director General
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
P. O. Box 30266- 00100
Herufi House, 1st Floor, Room 131
Nairobi

Applications must be received not later than 27th February, 2015. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KNBS is an equal opportunity employer.

Female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
Engineering Position
 
Job Description: Water Missions International is a Christian Engineering Ministry. Our mission is to provide access to safe water and an opportunity to hear the good news of eternal salvation through Jesus Christ to all those in need.

The Engineering position is key to the success of Water Missions International Kenya Country Program. 

The person in this position must be a strong Christian and must feel a clear calling from God and a heartfelt passion for our mission.

Under the direction of the Country Director, the engineer is responsible for performing engineering tasks within the Country Program following established standards and procedures. 

This position requires that the person resides in Kitale or near Kitale, Where the office is located. 

This position requires travel to remote locations within Kenya or surrounding countries to carry out assessments, inspections and training.

Key Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide technical direction and assistance for technicians, volunteers, and other engineers.
  • Perform Engineering tasks including water hydraulic design calculations, and development of plans, specifications, and structural drawings
  • Provide onsite project management in support of approved projects
Minimum Education and Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering – Civil, Chemical, or Mechanical are preferred
  • +4 years of experience in water and/or wastewater engineering
  • Advanced skills with office computer programs and (AutoCAD/PowerCADD,SolidWorks/ProE)
Required Qualifications
  • An understanding of and commitment to the Mission of the organization.
  • A clear, God given calling to the Mission
  • Ability to organize personal work load and achieve results in time.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including nights and weekends when necessary
Application Instruction
 
Email Application letter, Curriculum Vitae, Educational Certificates, Testimonials and a List of References to Water Missions International, Kenya at wmikenya@gmail.com please copy mngania@watermissions.org or post to Box 4632-40200, Kitale no later than March 6, 2015.

Please State your expected Net Pay and Title your email: Application – Engineering Position.

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