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New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited (KCC) Jobs in Kenya

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The New Kenya Co-operative Creameries Limited is one of the leading Dairy Companies in the country re-known for its world class brands that include KCC Butter, Ghee, Cheese, Gold Crown, Safariland powder and Mala among others.

We wish to recruit dynamic and result oriented persons to join our dedicated team in the following positions:-

1. Head of Logistics & Inventory
HR/HOLI/10/01

Reporting to the Managing Director. The Head of Logistics & Inventory will manage all the company’s transportation, inventory and ensure optimal utilization of resources.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Logistics / Transport Management or related field.
• 5 to 6 years work experience.
• At least 2 year’s experience at a supervisory level.

2. Corporate Affairs Manager
HR/CAM/10/02

Reporting to the Managing Director. The Corporate Affairs Manager will enhance and maintain the corporate image and identify of New KCC and to oversee the customer’s service function.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Public Relations / Mass Communications or related field.
• Membership to professional body such as Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK).
• 7 to 8 years work experience.

3. Service Delivery Manager
HR/SDM/10/03

Reporting to the Head of Information Communication and Technology (ICT). The Service Delivery Manager will manage the ICT service delivery teams and ensure effective, efficient and reliable services to users.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Information Technology /Computer Science or related field.
• Professional Qualification in Certified Computer Network Administrator (CCNA)/Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) / related certification
• 5 to 6 years experience in a busy office.
• At least 2 year’s experience at a supervisory level.

4. Business Application Manager
HR/BAM/10/04

Reporting to the Head of Information Communication and Technology (ICT). The Business Application Manager will plan, organize, and integrate all activities associated with the implementation of the company’s business applications.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Information Technology /Computer Science or related field.
• Professional Qualification in Certified Computer Network Administrator (CCNA)/Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) / related certification
• 5 to 6 years experience in a busy office.
• At least 2 year’s experience at a supervisory level.

5. Infrastructure Manager
HR/IM/10/05

Reporting to the Head of Information Communication and Technology (ICT). The Infrastructure Manager will manage the ICT service delivery teams and ensure effective, efficient and reliable services to users.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Information Technology /Computer Science or related field.
• Professional Qualification in Certified Computer Network Administrator (CCNA)/Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) / related certification
• 5 to 6 years experience in a busy office.
• At least 2 year’s experience at a supervisory level.

6. Systems Administrator
HR/SA/10/06

Reporting to the Business Applications Manager. The System Administrator will ensure both the system and the data remain operational and secure at all times.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Information Technology /Computer Science or related field.
• Professional Qualification in Certified Computer Network Administrator (CCNA) / Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) / related certificate will be an added advantage.
• 3 to 4 years work experience.

7. Database Administrator
HR/DA/10/07

Reporting to the Business Applications Manager. The Database Administrator will manage the company’s database and systems information.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Information Technology /Computer Science or related field.
• Professional Qualification in Certified Computer Network Administrator (CCNA) / Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) / related certificate will be an added advantage.
• 3 to 4 years work experience.

8. Network /Security Administrator
HR/NSA/10/08

Reporting to the Infrastructure and Communications Manager. The Network /Security Administrator will ensure maximum availability of resources for users through the administration of the network and desktop equipment, and serves as well as the telecommunication services and applications.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Information Technology /Computer Science or related field.
• Professional Qualification in Certified Computer Network Administrator (CCNA) / Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) / related certificate will be an added advantage.
• 3 to 4 years work experience.

9. Procurement Planner
HR/PP/10/09

Reporting to the Procurement Manager. The Procurement Planner will ensure optimum availability of material in the required quantities, at the right time and in the right location.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.
• Must be familiar with the Public Procurement and Disposals Act, 2005.
• 3 or 4 years experience in material palnning.

10. Procurement Officers
HR/PO/10/10

Reporting to the Procurement Manager. The Procurement Officer will follow up on the procurement of quality goods and services at competitive prices.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Purchasing and Supplies or its equivalent.
• Must be familiar with the Public Procurement and Disposals Act, 2005.
• 3 or 4 years experience.

11. Document Management Assistant
HR/DMA/10/11

Reporting to the Procurement Manager. The Document Management Assistant will manage procurement and archival records to ensure proper retrieval and maintenance of the records.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Diploma in Records Management or its equivalent.
• Must be familiar with the Public Procurement and Disposals Act, 2005.
• 2 or 3 years experience.
• Proficiency in Computer Skills

12. Procurement Assistants
HR/PA/10/12

Reporting to the Procurement Officer. The Procurement Assistant will provide support in the procurement of goods and services.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Diploma in Purchasing and Supply.
• Must be familiar with the Public Procurement and Disposals Act, 2005.
• 3 or 4 years prior experience in a similar job in a busy environment.

13. Export Sales Manager
HR/ESM/10/13

Reporting to the Head of Sales & Marketing. The Export Sales Manager will direct the export sales of the company’s products.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors of Commerce degree in Marketing or its equivalent.
• Must be a member to a professional body such as Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK)
• 5 to 6 years experience in export sales.
• Must have good understanding of Export documentations and terms
• Good understanding of the COMESA region and requirements to trade within the region
• Ability to work with various export bodies to develop Export Markets
• Experience in Market development, both within the COMESA Region and Internationally

14. Country Representatives in Uganda & Tanzania
HR/CR/10/14

Reporting to the Export Sales Manager. The Country Representative will ensure the products are available in the market at all times.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in commerce preferably in Marketing or its equivalent.
• 3 to 4 years experience.
• Good knowledge of trade within the COMESA regions and requirements to trade within the region.
• Good understanding and knowledge of Export documentations and terms.
• Experience in handling exhibitions and Expositions
• Relevant experience in managing distributors and Market development

15. Occupational Health & Safety Officer
HR/OHSO/10/15

Reporting to the Head of Human Resource & Administration. The Occupational Health & Safety Officer will monitor the work environment and design programs and procedures to control, eliminate, and prevent diseases or injury caused by chemical, physical, and biological agents or ergonomic factors.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Health & Safety Management or related field.
• Certificate in Health & Safety Management will be an added advantage.
• 5 to 6 years experience.

16. Quality Control Officer
HR/QCO/10/16

Reporting to the Factory Manager. The Quality Control Officer will ensure that all products are manufactured in accordance to the set standards by overseeing and monitoring all the stages of the production process.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Food Science & Technology/ Dairy Technology or related field.
• Certificate in Quality Management Systems (QMS) will be an added advantage.
• 5 to 6 years experience.

17. Project Engineer
HR/PE/10/17

Reporting to the Head of Engineering. The Project Engineer will plan, coordinate, and supervise the installation and commissioning of the new projects to include new machinery/construction projects.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Engineering or its equivalent.
• Must be a Registered Engineer with Engineer’s Registration Board (ERB)
• 5 to 6 years experience.
• At least 2 year’s experience at a supervisory level.

18. Factory Engineers
HR/FE/10/18

Reporting to the Factory Manager. The Factory Engineer will coordinate all engineering activities at the factory and ensure services are prompt and efficient to reduce downtime.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field.
• 5 to 6 years experience.
• At least 2 year’s experience at a supervisory level.

19. Crates Controller
HR/CC/10/19

Reporting to the Stores Manager. The Crates Controller will keep proper management of crates for all the sales depots and factories.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Bachelors Degree in Stores Management or related field.
• Certificate in Stores Management would be an added advantage
• 3 to 4 years work experience.

20. Transport Assistant
HR/TA/10/20

Reporting to the Head of Logistics & Inventory. The Transport Assistant will Prepare analysis reports for all vehicle usage, active monitoring of fleet location using BlueTrax.

The candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:-
• Diploma in Transport Management.
• 1 to 2 years experience
If you meet the above requirements, send your applications quoting the reference number of the position applied for on the right hand corner of the envelop, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, indicating current salary, copies of certificates, testimonies and contacts of at least three references and daytime telephone contacts to:

The Head of Human Resource
New KCC Ltd,
Creamery House,
Dakar Road Industrial Area
P.O. Box 30131 – 00100
Nairobi.

Tel: 020 398 0000,

Fax: 020 558705

Email: info @ newkcc.co.ke

Website: www.newkcc.com

To be received not later than 12th February 2010.

Those who do not hear from us after four weeks of closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.

Canvassing either direct or indirect will lead to automatic disqualification.







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Veterinaires Sans Frontieres (VSF) Germany Job Opportunities

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Veterinaires Sans Frontieres Germany is a humanitarian and developmental international NGO, implementing projects in animal health, food security, emergency, rehabilitation; disaster preparedness, research and governance since more than a decade in the region.

VSF-G seeks to recruit experienced, preferably national and self motivated qualified staff to fill the below positions.

Qualifications, experiences and attributes for this position are published under http://www.vsfg.org/opportunities.php?subcat=18

Project PARIS

As lead agent of a consortium of international NGOs and national associates, and in close collaboration with county and state authorities and administration, VSFG will implement a Food Security Project in Gogrial East, Warrap State, South Sudan, financed by the European Commission.

All positions will be based in Gogrial East County, Warrap State, South Sudan. Sudanese nationals are preferred.

We are looking for motivated and committed staff to fill the following positions:

Senior Consortium Accountant (1)

• 5 years of working experience with international NGOs and institutions., experience not only in accounting and financial reporting as required by international donors (EC, ED, UNDP, USAID), but also in budget management and control.
• We expect the person also to be in control of regional and local procurement and to head the project administrative department.
Consortium Logistician (1)
• 3 years of experience in working in logistic departments of international NGOs in South Sudan, preferably in EC or EU.
Capacity Building Specialist (1)
• 5 years experience in the good Governance Sector and support of LGA, NGOs and CBOs to support the Consortium Project Manageevaluation r in general project management, especially in the view of reporting, monitoring and and support capacity building activities

Project LFDP

VSF-G implements the component of animal health service delivery of the Livestock and Fisheries Development project financed by MDTF/Worldbank through the Ministry of Animal Resources and Fisheries, Government of Southern Sudan.

VSF-G implements the project in Jonglei State (Bor, Twich, Duk, Pibor and Pochalla) and in Upper Nile State (Panyakang, Makal, Renk and Fashoda).

For this project we seek:
• Project Officer/Manager (Livestock Specialist) (3)
• Animal Health Assistants (11)
• Drivers (4)
• Logisticians (2)
Project IMPACT

VSF-G implements a humanitarian food security project in Liethnom/Warrap State in South Sudan funded by European Union DG ECHO.

The project aims to bridge the hunger gap by a) supplementing the food of vulnerable communities, b) by cash interventions and c) agronomic support.

For this project we seek:
• Project Manager (International Advertised Position) (1)
• Project Officer (Livestock Specialist) (1)
• Field Accountant (1)
• Logistician/Driver (2)

Project SOLAFA

VSF-G implements the "Somalia livelihood and food security assistance (SOLAFA) in Puntland, Somalia.

The project intends to provide appropriate and adequate food assistance, including short term food security and livelihood support, through milk distribution with a voucher system.

Additionally, it will provide access to and availability of water to protect livelihood assets.

In realizing the project objective, VSF G seeks to recruit the following qualified staff:
• Project Manager (Livestock Specialist) (1)
• Project Officer (Livestock Specialist) (1)
Project LEISOM

VSF G is an implementing partner of I BAR for the "Livestock emergency intervention to mitigate food crisis in Somalia (Leisom).

This action, will contribute to the efforts to mitigate the negative impact of the high food prices through delivery of animal health services to reduce production losses due to high mortality and morbidity and support livestock trade through the rehabilitation of marketing infrastructures.

These measures will better preserve the most important productive assets of pastoralists and thus increase their incomes and enhance their resilience.
• Project Manager (Livestock Specialist) (1)
• Project Officer (Livestock Specialist) (1)

Project SALES

VSF-Germany is implementing in Central Somalia the SALES Project to develop the milk and meat production and marketing sectors in the project region.

The action intends to achieve a sector development through support to milk and meat entrepreneurs; support to the establishment of veterinary pharmacies; and support to community-based animal health delivery systems.

To realize the project objective, VSF G seeks to recruit the following qualified staff:
• Project Manager (Livestock Specialist) (1)
Applications indicating the project, position and location to be sent by e-mail or posted before 19th February 2010 to:

VSF Germany,
Lenana Road, Norton Court,
P.O Box 25653, 00603
Nairobi,
Kenya

E mail: admin_hr @ vsfg.org




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Accountant

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Job Title - Accountant

Job Description

The company is looking for a dynamic management Accountant to maintain accounting records to sufficient
standards to meet requirements of internal financial management, reports and external audits. Reporting to the
Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:-

DUTIES:

• Assist in preparing timely and accurate financial budgets and forecasts by consolidating individual departmental budgets
• Analyse budget and other financial variances and advise Finance Manager accordingly
• Provide financial information to Finance Manager, including monthly management/accounts, budget reports and annual financial statements
• Assess the impact of changes in pricing, consumption volumes and costs on profitability.

The ideal candidate should be in possession of Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized institution

• A certificate in CPA II
• 2 years experience in a busy accounting/business environment
• Higher qualification will be an added advantage

Attractive terms of service will be offered to the successful candidates. Interested candidates to submit their applications with detailed CVs and names of three referees




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Fleet Manager Vacancy: ACTED Uganda/Kenya Jobs

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Department: Logistics

Position: Fleet Manager

Contract duration: 6 months

Location: Kapenguria


Reporting to: Country Logistics Manager / Area Coordinator

Salary: 35’000 Kshs per month

Job Duties and Responsibilities

ACTED Uganda/Kenya is currently looking for an experienced Fleet Manager.

The main responsibility of the Fleet Manager will be to deal with all aspects related to ACTED’s vehicles and assets.

Specific duties include:
• Monitor the use of ACTED vehicles and motorbikes, maintenance, repairs and fuel consumption;
• Monitor movement plan according to the various projects’ needs;
• Ensure that a logbook system for all the vehicles/motorbikes is implemented with total accuracy.
• Monitor the use of fuel. Brief drivers on the security and safety of both the passengers and drivers themselves.
• Maintain a logbook system for all the vehicles/motorbikes and ensure that each trip is registered accordingly.
• Maintain a system that could eventually alert on when and what type of basic maintenance/service is needed for each vehicle/equipment.
• Maintain a file on each vehicle/equipments which should then include all specifications (procurement docs, insurances, taxes, users manual, terrific certificate, plate number certificate, repairs/maintenance record, fuel consumption record, accident reports etc)
• Preparation and sending of monthly, quarterly and annual reports to the relevant authorities.
• Ensuring that all the fleet in the organisation have all the regulatory requirements like insurance, COMESA cards, etc.
• Ensure the proper and efficient management of Organisation assets.
• Ensure that all ACTED assets can easily be traceable and that they are all tagged with numbers.
• Maintain the office premises/guest house to the required standards of the organisation.
• Ensure the efficient running, control and repair of other assets of the organisation like Generators.
• In line with the Procurement officer ensure that office rent and other utility bills are fully paid up in time.
• You will be in charge of IT equipment and therefore, to ensure that all the necessary IT equipment is in place and more so in a good working condition.
• Any other duties as be directed by your supervisor.
Qualifications Required
• Relevant education, diploma or degree (for example in logistics etc.);
• 4 years work experience in the logistics sector, at least 2 years in fleet management;
• Strong people management and leadership skills;
• Demonstrated experience in overall responsibility and accountability for the logistical management of an organization;
• Strong organizational skills.
• Strong IT skills.
• Ability to travel to the field for data collection, cross-checking the data and provide training to field staff
Resume and cover letter (ONLY) should be emailed to kapenguria.finance @ acted.org not later than 12th February 2010.






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Corporate Account Manager: Safaricom Jobs in Kenya

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In keeping with our current business needs, we are pleased to announce the following vacancies within the Commercial Division.

Corporate Account Manager
Ref: COM – CAM– FEB10


Reporting to the Senior Manager - Corporate Sales, the job holder will be responsible for the management of client portfolio and delivering on revenue and retention targets by building appropriate relationships and meeting client requirements by providing the right product mix.

The job holder’s key responsibilities will be:

• Developing and Implementing appropriate Customer Value Propositions for small to medium enterprises;
• Account management by ensuring incremental revenue, achievement of set sales targets and effective roll out of communication solutions developed for the Account;
• Consistent identification of communication solutions needs and opportunities for the account;
• Driving growth through acquisition of new accounts and retention of existing accounts by implementing effective retention plans;
• Managing the implementation of all promotional activities with the account;
• Developing appropriate account specific sales and trade marketing campaigns to drive adoption of new services within the account;
• Implementing required high quality level of service to the customers within the account;
• Preparing reports on statistical indicators on the performance of the account managed as required.

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:

• Degree in a business discipline or a related field with an IT/Commercial bias from a recognized university;
• 5 years experience in managing corporate accounts in a service or FMCG environment with at least 2 years of this experience being at managerial level;
• Working experience and knowledge in corporate sales with proven good relationships with corporate customers in a telecoms environment will be an added advantage;
• Ability to implement and coordinate sales initiatives geared towards acquisition of new accounts & growth of existing ones;
• Excellent working knowledge of Ms Office suite;
• Ability to problem solve and design solutions for corporate sales issues;
• Excellent communication skills with exception interpersonal and report writing skills;
• Highly innovative, creative with excellent analytical and decision making skills.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Friday, 12th February 2010.


The Senior Manager - Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Limited.
Via email to: hr @ safaricom.co.ke






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Senior Engineer: Transport Network Planning - Safaricom Jobs in Kenya

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We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Core Network Planning and Support department within the Technical Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Senior Engineer: Transport Network Planning
Ref: TECHNICAL_SETNP_FEB 2010


Reporting to the Senior Manager- Transport Network Planning and support, the holder of the position will be responsible for modeling, planning, designing, optimization and project management of reliable IP Transport systems/network in support of timely transport requirements.

Key Responsibilities

• Modeling and planning of transport systems/network and respective capacity planning and analysis;
• Equipment planning and subsequent transport hub and BSS space management;
• Project management of transport projects from inception of plans to projects handover and management of transport systems and equipment suppliers;
• Ensuring equipment space and power availability for planned systems;
• Liaise with implementation department during site surveys and visits to ensure timely monthly roll-out in accordance to timeframes set in roll-out;
• Running of transport trials, equipment/systems parameters checks and evaluation and subsequent recommendations for approval and adoption of new equipment, systems and technologies into the network;

Minimum requirements

• Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering ;
• 5 years experience with 3 years specialized role in a busy telecommunications environment –Involved in installations /commissioning and planning of major telecomm projects especially in the transport field;
• Require CISCO certification or equivalent;
• Knowledge in transport design tool is an added advantage;
• Computer literate, analytical skills, attention to details and problem solving skills;
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below.

The deadline for application is 12th February 2010.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd, Nairobi
Via E-mail to hr @ safaricom.co.ke





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Senior Manager - M-Pesa Product Developer: Safaricom Jobs in Kenya

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The M-PESA Product Development & Operations department within New Products Division is responsible for the roll out and operation of the M-PESA product.

To build on the existing team of professionals, the department is now looking to fill the position below.

Senior Manager - M-Pesa Product Developer
Ref: NP – SM (MPESAPD) – FEB10


Reporting to the Head of Department M-PESA Product Development & Operations, the job holder will be responsible for managing the M-PESA Product Development team, determining and delivering to market new and enhanced functionality through an agreed roadmap.

This role requires a highly innovative individual, who will be instrumental in ensuring M-PESA in Kenya remains a world leader in the field of Mobile Money Transfer.

Key Responsibilities:

• Drive the M-PESA roadmap to ensure timely delivery of relevant products to Safaricom customers;
• Project manage the delivery of new functionality and system enhancements to the market, including requirement specifications, testing, documentation of processes and procedures;
• Develop new procedures as required for the roll-out of new functionality and continual enhancement of procedures for efficiency[P1] ;
• Provide product support to internal customers on functionality issues and ensure new functionalities, processes and procedures are fully understood;
• Effective management of staff and resources allocated;
• Report on functional activities to various Stakeholders.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in a Business or Technical field with Project Management certification - PMP / PMI or its equivalent;
• 8-10 years post-graduation work experience of which 3 years must be in a managerial role;
• Work experience in a technical field at line management or senior engineer level[P2] ;
• Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously;
• Good understanding of financial principles;
• Good understanding of the Kenyan Market, subscriber preferences and trends;
• A highly innovative, creative, results oriented individual with excellent analytical skills;
• Attention to detail with good organizational, planning, report writing and presentation skills;
• Proactive, confident, energetic with the ability to work under pressure on tight schedules;
• A proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
If you meet the requirements and are self driven, proactive, highly innovative and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job reference number to the address below.

All applications must be delivered on or before Friday, 12th February 2010.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Limited.
Via email to: hr @ safaricom.co.ke





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Senior Engineer: Transport Network Planning - Safaricom Jobs in Kenya

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We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Core Network Planning and Support department within the Technical Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Senior Engineer: Transport Network Planning
Ref: TECHNICAL_SETNP_FEB 2010


Reporting to the Senior Manager- Transport Network Planning and support, the holder of the position will be responsible for modeling, planning, designing, optimization and project management of reliable IP Transport systems/network in support of timely transport requirements.

Key Responsibilities

• Modeling and planning of transport systems/network and respective capacity planning and analysis;
• Equipment planning and subsequent transport hub and BSS space management;
• Project management of transport projects from inception of plans to projects handover and management of transport systems and equipment suppliers;
• Ensuring equipment space and power availability for planned systems;
• Liaise with implementation department during site surveys and visits to ensure timely monthly roll-out in accordance to timeframes set in roll-out;
• Running of transport trials, equipment/systems parameters checks and evaluation and subsequent recommendations for approval and adoption of new equipment, systems and technologies into the network;

Minimum requirements

• Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering ;
• 5 years experience with 3 years specialized role in a busy telecommunications environment –Involved in installations /commissioning and planning of major telecomm projects especially in the transport field;
• Require CISCO certification or equivalent;
• Knowledge in transport design tool is an added advantage;
• Computer literate, analytical skills, attention to details and problem solving skills;
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below.

The deadline for application is 12th February 2010.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd, Nairobi
Via E-mail to hr @ safaricom.co.ke





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Area Retail Manager: Safaricom Jobs in Kenya

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In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Area Retail Manager
Ref: RC – ARM– FEB10


Reporting to the Head of Retail Sales, the job holder will be responsible for growing Safaricom Retail Business within the assigned area through sales & business process innovation that will lead to achievement of the area retail sales target as well as achieve the desired customer satisfaction levels.

The job holder’s key responsibilities will be to:

• Generate ideas and follow up on their effective execution to ensure achievement of set area targets;
• Drive achievement of set area customer satisfaction targets as measured in the CDI through process innovations and staff skill set development;
• Define and implement staff and shop performance indicators and follow up on their measurements;
• Identify and recognize high performance through the laid down processes and procedures;
• Mentor, coach and lead to ensure long term and sustainable high performance;
• Day to day management of staff issues that impact on performance;
• Cash and stock management of all assigned retail centers as per defined business processes.

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:

• Degree in a Business discipline or social sciences from a recognized university;
• 6-8 years working experience of which 3 years will be in Retail Store management in a commercial environment;
• Excellent knowledge of Safaricom products & services;
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to analyze and diagnose retail issues;
• Ability to plan, monitor & forecast for resources in all the assigned retail outlets, reconcile cash & stock and monitor stock movements;
• Ability to review customer purchasing trends and generate ideas for revenue generation to ensure achievement of set area sales targets;
• Good people management skills with the ability to motivate teams to achieve set targets;
• Excellent communication skills with exception interpersonal and report writing skills;
• Highly innovative, creative with excellent analytical and decision making skills.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Friday, 12th February 2010.

The Senior Manager - Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Limited.
Via email to: hr @ safaricom.co.ke




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Retail Centre Manager: Safaricom Jobs in Kenya

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In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Retail Centre Manager
Ref: RC – RCM– FEB10


Reporting to the Area Retail Manager, the job holder will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of the assigned Retail Centre Outlet by providing leadership and guidance to the Retail Centre staff.

The job holder’s key responsibilities will be to:

• Generate ideas and follow up on their effective execution to ensure achievement of set shop sales targets i.e. monthly, quarterly and annually;
• Drive achievement of set shop customer satisfaction targets as measured in the CDI through process innovations and staff skill set development;
• Implement the defined business process/channels through which the retail sales service will be delivered to customers within the assigned Retail Centre;
• Define and implement staff and shop performance indicators and follow up on their measurement;
• Identify, reward high performance, discipline staff and recommend staff promotions
• Mentor, coach and lead the Retail Center staff to ensure long term and sustainable performance;
• Implement the defined business process for cash management in the Retail Centre to ensure delivery of service to the customer;
• Implement the defined business process for stock management in the Retail Centre to ensure delivery of service to customers and efficiency and accountability in stock management;
• Manage and monitor assigned budget.

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:

• Degree in a Business discipline / Social Sciences from a recognized university;
• 3-5 years working experience of which 2 years has to be in supervisory role in Retail Store management in a busy commercial environment;
• Excellent working knowledge of Ms Office suite;
• Ability to review customer purchasing trends to develop local sales promotions, understand customer expectation and use it to develop or improve business processes;
• Ability to plan, monitor & forecast for resources in the Retail Centre, reconcile cash & stock and monitor stock movements;
• Ability to negotiate and influence stakeholders by establishing and maintaining a positive public image with customers;
• Service delivery orientated with strong commercial awareness;
• Good people management skills and the ability to motivate your team to achieve set targets.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Friday, 12th February 2010.

The Senior Manager - Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Limited.
Via email to: hr @ safaricom.co.ke




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Retail Centre Supervisor: Safaricom Jobs in Kenya

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In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Retail Centre Supervisor
Ref: RC – RCS– FEB10


Reporting to the Retail Centre Manager, the job holder’s key responsibilities will be to:
• Supervise the provision of high quality retail & customer service in the assigned retail center by monitoring the floor operations;
• Monitor the queue flow and coordinate service to ensure quick and quality service delivery;
• Attend to operational customer issues that arise on the shop floor;
• Supervise the Retail Centre Agents
• Collect cash from Retail agents for safe keeping to reduce the amount of cash on the floor;
• Supervise stock movement within the retail center.

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:

• Degree in a Business discipline/ Social Sciences from a recognized university;
• 3 years working experience selling in a retail environment of which 1 year has to be in retail store management and supervisory role;
• Excellent working knowledge of Ms Office suite;
• Ability to counsel/coach staff and analyze customers’ behavior on the floor and take necessary actions to avoid loss or damage;
• Ability to review customer trends to prioritize how service will be delivered to them based on demand and resources available;
• Ability to get the best out of staff through various motivational activities;
• Ability to establish & maintain a positive public image with customers;
• Good customer service skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Friday, 12th February 2010.

The Senior Manager - Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Limited.
Via email to: hr @ safaricom.co.ke





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Cash and Stock Supervisor: Safaricom Jobs in Kenya

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Ref: RC – C&SS– FEB10

Reporting to the Retail Centre Manager, the job holder’s key responsibilities will be to:

• Supervise all the cashiering services at the shop while ensuring that the Cashiers reconcile all their transactions daily;
• Supervise all the stock at the shop while ensuring that the Stock Controllers reconcile all their stock daily;
• Manage the day-to-day banking activities by ensuring all cash is banked;
• Liaise with and ensure the contracted company transferring cash to the bank delivers as per agreed SLA;
• Ensure all cash receipts at the till reconciles with amount banked;
• Supervise the day-to-day stock management for the Retail center by ensuring sufficient stock is available in the Retail Center;
• Liaise with Finance & DHL for stock deliveries and ensure reconciliation of daily stock movement.
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:
• Degree in a Business field preferably in accounting with 3 years working experience of which 2 years must have been in Cashiering/Stock management /Logistics procurement in a retail chain/supermarket/banking environment;
• CIPS or CPA I will be an added advantage;
• Experience in operating Point of Sales/Oracle financials systems with ability to perform stock, cash & bank reconciliations;
• Ability to analyze customer purchasing trends to project stock movements;
• Proactive, confident, self- drive for results with the ability to work under pressure and tight schedules/deadlines with minimum supervision;
• A proven team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Friday, 12th February 2010.

The Senior Manager - Talent Acquisition,
Safaricom Limited.
Via email to: hr @ safaricom.co.ke





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Field Officer Job Vacancy: Kenya Society for Protection and Care of Animals (KSPCA)

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The Kenya Society for Protection and Care of Animals (KSPCA) wishes to recruit a Field Officer whose main duties will be working with small animals.

Applicants must have empathy with animals and be prepared to deal with difficult situations.

Minimum qualification should be Certificate in Animal Health.

Recent AHITI graduate preferred; clean and valid driving licence necessary.

Starting salary: KSh. 15,000 during mandatory 3 month probation.

E-mail C.V. with three (3) referees to ahavacancy @ gmail.com

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 10 February 2010.





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Nurse Vacancy Announcement KEMRI/CDC Program

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Vacancy No.K21/01/2010

Program description:

This program is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

It involves conducting research and program support for activities related to malaria, HIV and other diseases.

Due to its continued growth, the Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) has vacancy in the IPD/OPD facilities.

Position: Nurse (1 Positions)
MR 7
(Job Group K)


Location: Siaya, Tingwan’gi, Njejra

Reports to: IPD/OPD Coordinator and the Clinical officer in charge.

Language: Fluency in English and Kiswahili (written and oral)

Essential requirements:

• Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution.
• At least 2 years of clinical experience in caring for infants, children and adults.
• Proficiency in computer usage especially Microsoft packages
Desirable Skills:
• Previous work in health facilities.
• Research experience(especially data collection) would be an added advantage
• Excellent social, interpersonal, communication and listening skills, open minded and non-judgmental.
• Ability to work independently as well as an active member of the team.
Major duties and responsibilities:
• Provide counsel as needed in IPD/OPD Facility.
• Physical examination, of patients, immunizations and administration of drugs.
• Administer informed consent to participants and respond to questions about the study posed by participants and the community.
• Collect samples from participants, keep track and ensure correct storage of the same.
• Keep accurate records and check study forms for completeness and accuracy each day.
• Maintain a good relationship with the community and other clinic staff.
• Must develop an in depth understanding of the study’s goals and the logistics required to conduct the study.
• Attend meetings related to the study.
• Perform other duties assigned the management/supervisor.
Applications should include the following:
• Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)
• Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
• Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
• Copies of Certificates, Diplomas or Transcripts
• Contact telephone number.
Applications are due no later than: 16th February 2010.

To:

Human Resource Manager,
KEMRI/CDC Program,
P.O. Box 1578, Kisumu.

Or e-mail to recruitment @ ke.cdc.gov

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.




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Sales Executives Jobs in Kenya

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We are a large financial organization searching for sales executives.

Diploma and degree holders will have an added advantage.

Previous working experience should be indicated.

Scan and send your CV's, original diplomas/degrees and copy of ID or passport.

Only those who can operate from Nairobi should apply.

Address them to: murisearusha @ gmail.com






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Procurement Coordinator and Management Accountant Water Sector Jobs in Kenya

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A fast growing company in the Water sector is seeking to recruit competent and qualified personnel in the following positions:-

1. Procurement Coordinator

This is a senior position reporting to the Managing Director. To procure the right quantity and quality of products and services in a timely and economical manner for the organization in order to maintain adequate stock levels.

Duties

• With inputs from departmental heads, prepare procurement plans for the company
• Identify credible suppliers, evaluate and select the best and ensure that ordered goods and services are delivered on time and payments made in accordance with procurement agreement
• Receive requests from the heads of departments for goods or services and ensure that all procedures are complied with including preparation of order specifications and determination of appropriate mode of procurement i.e. tender quotations and import or local purchase in line with KIWASCO policies
• Advise management on the best procurement procedures
• Coordinate the formulation of procurement policies and procedures

The ideal candidate should:-

• Have Bachelors degree in Commerce or other relevant discipline with bias in supplies and should be in possession of a Diploma in Supplies Management/Procurement
• Have at least 2 years working experience in procurement
• Must be of acceptable integrity, be of independent disposition with good analytical skills
• Good team player with communication skills

2. Management Accountant

The company is looking for a dynamic management Accountant to maintain accounting records to sufficient standards to meet requirements of internal financial management, reports and external audits.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:-

Duties:

• Assist in preparing timely and accurate financial budgets and forecasts by consolidating individual departmental budgets
• Analyse budget and other financial variances and advise Finance Manager accordingly
• Provide financial information to Finance Manager, including monthly management/accounts, budget reports and annual financial statements
• Assess the impact of changes in pricing, consumption volumes and costs on profitability
The ideal candidate should be in possession of Bachelor of Commerce from a recognized institution
• A certificate in CPA II
• 2 years experience in a busy accounting/business environment
• Higher qualification will be an added advantage

Attractive terms of service will be offered to the successful candidates.

Interested candidates to submit their applications with detailed CVs and names of three referees by 19th February 2010.

DN.A/527
P.O. Box 947 – 40100
Kisumu






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Kenya Association of Manufactures (KAM) Consultancy Services Opportunities

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The Kenya Association of Manufactures (KAM) is a business representative organisation for manufacturing value-add industries in the country whose mission is to promote competitive local manufacturing in liberalised markets.

The Association wishes to undertake studies on the following:
1. Impact of EAC Customs Union on Kenya’s manufacturing sector;
2. Impact of EAC Common Market Protocol on Kenya’s manufacturing sector;
3. Impact of licenses, by-laws and single business permits on the manufacturing sector;
4. Effects of conformity assessment schemes on the competitiveness of the manufacturing sector.
The Terms of Reference (ToR) and requirements for the studies are available at the Association’s offices situated in Westlands along Mwanzi road, off Peponi Road opposite Nakumatt Westgate.

They can also be downloaded from the Association’s website: www.kam.co.ke under the opportunities section.

Bids should be submitted at BC Patel, Purshotam House, Chiromo lane, next to Diagnostic Centre by 26th February 2010 at 12.00 p.m. Late submissions will not be opened.




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G4S Job Opportunities in Kenya

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G4S is the leading Security Company in the world and provides a variety of secure solutions to our customers in East Africa including Manned Security, Alarm response, Asset Tracking, Secure Monitoring and Response, Cash Logistics, Secure Logistics, Data and Document Management and employs more than 600,000 people worldwide.

We are seeking to recruit suitably qualified individuals to fill the following positions:

Key Account Managers

This position requires business savvy individuals whose main role will be to support current and long term strategic partnerships. The successful candidates will play a critical role in delivering business objectives through key accounts.

The main purpose of the job includes:
• To manage long term sustainable strategic business partnerships
• To introduce innovative business solutions into key accounts
• To maintain contract profitability through professional management
• To increase customer value through business relationships and liaisons with third party strategic solution providers
• To retain customers by achieving value through joint reviews and customer relationships

Skills & Abilities

• A university degree (preferably in business management, postgraduate qualifications will be an added advantage)
• Successful Minimum 5 years experience in key account management for large organizations
• Commercially oriented self driven manager with a strategic influence and high closure rates
• A team player, strong in internal and external relationship management and able to work effectively in a complex scenario
• Articulate with a corporate profile personality
• Strong decision making ability
• Ability to drive change

Sales Team Leaders (Central, Western and Coast)

This position requires commercially astute individuals with a positive attitude and a proclivity for driving success.

Reporting to the Regional General Manager, the incumbent will be required to promote business growth in the region (across all the product lines - cash, courier, security services) through provision of superior solutions & customer partnerships.

Main Responsibilities

• Design and implementation of sales strategies and tactical plans in line with business objectives
• Generate new business acquisition using resources in the region in line with sales target
• Manage productivity of sales resources in the region
• Oversee new product introduction
• Development of new products/solutions for competitive edge
• Regular sales reporting in line with policy guidelines
• Provide market intelligence

Required Qualifications

Education
• University Degree in a business related discipline
• Technical experience will be an added advantage
Skills & Abilities
• Team leader with hands on sales & process management
• Commercially astute with an eye for new business opportunity
• Structured and meticulous
• Have well developed interpersonal and communication abilities
• Energized individual with a corporate profile and ability to network at various levels
• Have +7 years experience in sales management; +2 in managing sales delivery
Sales Executives

Reporting to the functional Sales Manager this position requires an energized individual with an eye for new business opportunity and attention to detail.

The candidate must also be able to demonstrate ability to network and inter phase at different levels.

The successful candidates will be required to prospect and generate sales for their respective service lines as well as meeting set business targets and ensuring business growth within their designated territories.

Main Responsibilities:

• New business acquisition
• Identifying unmet customer needs and offering solutions
• Carrying out market surveys and gathering market intelligence
• Providing quotations to customers/prospects
• Discussing proposals with customers and making follow-ups to final conclusion, collecting payments for contracted services
• Managing new contracts to successful completion and handover within agreed schedules of the services to customers’ satisfaction
• Championing new product/service introduction in designated area

Qualifications and Attributes

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: -
• University degree in a business related discipline
• At least 3 years experience in a challenging world class sales environment
• Assertive, persistent with high energy and initiative able to deliver results in high pressure environment
• A team player with good interpersonal skills unquestionable integrity
• Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
• Good IT skills
• Have proven track record in sales
• Experience in selling technical services/products like security or fire safety will be a definite added advantage
In addition to the above qualifications, the ideal candidate should have the ability to establish and maintain excellent, mutually beneficial working relationships with customers to ensure continued commercial benefit for G4S, as well as demonstrate an up-to-date knowledge of the Company’s market place and competition.

Interested candidates should send their application and CV addressed to the Human Resource Director to reach us on or before Friday, February 19, 2010, by email to: career.move @ ke.g4s.com

G4S is an equal opportunity employer and addresses itself to the core values of best people.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Canvassing is highly discouraged.




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AstraZeneca Country Manager - East Africa Business

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As one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, our business is focused on providing innovative, effective medicines that make a real difference in important areas of healthcare.

Position Overview

Responsibilities would include the business interests in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

In this role you will essentially be responsible for heading the operations for all aspects of the business. You must have a good understanding of regulatory requirements for new registrations, experience in setting up promotional arrangements and managing same with distributors. A proven track record of sales and marketing performance is essential.

Essential Job Functions

• Formulate and recommend policies, objectives, budgets, plans, procedures and schedules for the Country;
• Develop, recommend, implement and monitor uniform programs.
• Conduct quality control audits and evaluate work standards and performance levels ensuring uniformity, effectiveness and appropriate staffing levels.
• Lead Country’s Sales team in each market.
• Participate in hiring and promoting subordinate employees, train subordinates, assign, direct and review their work.
• Formulate the competitive strategies, new business concepts, operational effectiveness, risk management, new business opportunities, and control the operational expenses.
• Consistently achieve the sales plan by maintaining existing business, developing incremental business in all markets.
• Set pricing strategy for all product lines.
• Control receivables / collections and control inventory assets.

Requirements

• Tertiary Degree
• Minimum 10 years Commercial Pharmaceutical Experience
Other Skills / Abilities
• Commercially astute
• Excellent planning and problem solving
• Customer focused and service orientated
• Negotiation, presentation and influencing
• Logical thinking, accurate and analytical
• Self development orientation and pro-active
• Cultural sensitivity and effective interpersonal skills essential
• Information seeking and enquiring mind
• Ability to work independently and part of a team environment
• Self starter and energetic
• High attention to detail
Interested candidates who meet the requirements above are requested to submit their detailed CV’s along with a letter motivating their interest in the position to anessa.lawrence @ astrazeneca.com , not later than Friday, 19th February 2010.

Please consider your application to be unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within three weeks of the closing date.




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Nation Media Group Special Projects - Freelance Sales Executives

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Special Projects - Freelance Sales Executives

Job Ref: HR-FSE-01-10

An exciting and challenging career opportunity for the post of Freelance Sales Executive-Special Projects has arisen in our Advertising Department.

Reporting to the Business Manager, the candidate will have the overall responsibility of initiating and executing special projects while promoting and developing effective service to clients to maximize sales volumes and revenue.

If you are, innovative, result oriented, performance driven, possess excellent Sales and Marketing skills and have a demonstrable track record of achievement in past roles, this is the job for you.

Knowledge and skills required:

• University Degree
• Diploma in Sales & Marketing with over 3 years experience in Sales
• Ability and readiness to work long and odd hours
• Results oriented
• Ability to work independently and under pressure
• Excellent client service skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• A good understanding and experience in the media industry will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may send their applications enclosing detailed CV’s, copies of academic testimonials, names of three referees and daytime telephone contacts quoting the job reference on the envelope to:-

The Group Human Resources Director,
Nation Media Group Limited,
P. O. Box 49010, 00100,
Nairobi.

To reach not later than 12th February, 2010.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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St. Andrew’s School, Turi, Kenya Teaching Jobs

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IAPS/SHMIS, Christian, Boarding, 400 Pupils (5-18)

See UK Independent Schools Yearbook and www.standrewsturi.com

A school with the Christian faith at its heart

Required for September 2010

Whole School
• Outdoor Activities Instructor
• IT Systems and Network Manager
• Vegetarian Chef


Preparatory School (5-13)

• Deputy Head
• Head of French
• KS 2 class teachers
• Senior Tutor (pastoral)
• Head of Mathematics
• KS 2 and 3 Science teacher
• Assistant Chaplain
• Head of Art
• Teacher of Learning Support
• Director of Sport
• Teacher of English
• Head of Girls Games
• Head of Geography
• Teacher of History
• Graduate Assistant Teacher
• Teacher of English
• Teacher of ICT
• Lab Technician


Houseparents – Boys and Girls (applicants will preferably offer a teaching subject from the above, although there may be some Houseparent roles for non-teaching spouses).

Senior School and College (13-18)

• Head of KS3 to KS 5 Art
• Teacher of KS 3 to KS 5 Mathematics
• Head of KS3 to KS5 Science
• Teacher of KS 3 to KS 5 Chemistry
• Head of KS3 to KS5 Academic ICT
• Teacher of KS 3 to KS 5 Spanish and French
• Head of Pastoral Care
• Greek Instructor
• Head of Biology
• Teacher of Operational Research


Commitment to the Christian nature of the School and to boarding school life essential.

Sports, music, drama and second subject expertise welcomed.

Students from 27 countries.

A school with fantastic facilities situated in an impressive 300 acre estate.

Details available from recruitment @ turimail.co.ke.

Applications by 12th of February 2010 at the latest.





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Operations Head and Supply Chain Head Jobs in Kenya

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The road to success

One of the leading footwear retailers of South Asia is commencing its operations in Kenya.

Great opportunities for growth with attractive salary and perks await the right individual.

Operations head

• Responsible for overall sales of the company
• Thorough knowledge of Kenyan footwear retail industry is a must
• Ability to identify profitable retail locations
• Ability to handle large field staff
• Minimum requirement of a Graduate degree with 4 years of experience with a leading retail company

Supply Chain Head

• Responsible for demand and supply planning of the company
• Ensuring on-time allocation and delivery of the products to point of sale
• Continuous analysis of sales/stock data for efficient stock movement
• Ability to ensure cost and time effective logistics arrangements
• Similar experience in footwear retailing - an added advantage
• Minimum requirement of a Graduate degree with 4 years of experience with a leading retail company

Send your résumé to footwearretail @ yahoo.com no later than Feb 13, 2010.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

We are an equal opportunity employer




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Equity Group Foundation Jobs in Kenya

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Equity Group Foundation whose overall goal is to transform the socio-economic status of 50 million people in Africa over the next 5 years is seeking additional talent to drive its goal of building the capacity of micro and small entrepreneurs in Kenya and the region.

Currently the Foundation is seeking talent in the following areas:-

1. Entreprenuership Master Trainers
(Various Positions)


The Position

Reporting to the Training Coordinator, the role holder will be responsible for overall training in a particular region. He or she will also be responsible for managing trainers in that particular region.

Candidate’s Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
• A university degree preferably in Education, Entrepreneurship or Business Management with a strong bias in finance and entrepreneurship
• Experience in Training of Trainers (TOT) and adult learning methodologies.
• At least 5 years experience in training micro and small business owners.
• Hands on experience in preparing of training curriculum and manual for micro and small enterprises.
• Extensive experience in group lending methodologies with deep understanding of clients needs.
• Strong understanding of provision of financial services to micro and small enterprises.
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
• Must be above 28 years of age.
Key Responsibilities
• Carry out Training Needs Assessment for the assigned region
• Design and develop curriculum to address the identified training needs
• Develop the training calendar and course brochures
• Develop and update training materials including curricula and training manuals.
• Coordinate trainings in the region.
• Train, mentor and supervise trainers in the region and review their performance on continuous basis
• Ensure proper documentation of training activities.
• Coordinate pre and post-training evaluations to determine whether the intended training objectives have been achieved.
• Develop training evaluation tools and ensures that all the trainings have been evaluated and prepare training reports for discussion with the Training Coordinator.
• Amend and revise the Curriculum as necessary, in order to adapt to the changes that occur in the assigned region and in line with client needs.
• Ensure those who have undergone the training are able to access financial services provided by the Bank.

Desired Skills and Ability

• Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
• Team player
• Good planning and organization skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

2. Entreprenuership Trainers
(Various Positions
)

The Position

Reporting to the Master Trainer, the role holder will be responsible for building the capacity of micro and small entrepreneurs through training in an assigned region.

Candidate’s Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
• A diploma or university degree preferably in Education, Entrepreneurship or Business Management with a strong bias in finance and entrepreneurship.
• At least 2 years experience in training micro and small business owners.
• Should have extensive experience in group lending methodologies.
• Should have strong understanding of provision of financial services to micro and small enterprises.
• Must be above 28 years of age.
Key Responsibilities
• Conduct and Manage the delivery of trainings in the region as shall be assigned by the Master Trainers
• Conduct training needs assessment
• Develop individual learning/ lesson plans
• Monitor and review the progress of trainees through questionnaires and discussions with Master Trainer.
• Ensure statutory training requirements are met
• Mobilize groups for training
• Evaluation of trainings conducted
Desired Skills and Ability
• Should have either written or participated in preparation of training curriculum and manual for micro and small enterprises.
• Team player
• Good planning and organization skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office
If you meet the above requirements, submit your application quoting the job you are applying for to the address below by 15th February 2010.

Please include detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, testimonials, current pay and daytime telephone contact and email address.

Apply to:

General Manager- HR, Training & Development
Equity Bank Ltd
P.O Box 75104-00200
Nairobi

or email to:- jobs @ equitybank.co.ke

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.






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ACTED NGO Jobs in Kenya

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ACTED is a French humanitarian international NGO working in Kenya since 2007.

Deputy Project Manager: E Pokot

We are seeking an experienced, dynamic, motivated, team player for the post of Deputy Program Manager (M/F), for project entitled “Livelihood Support & Natural Resource Protection in Hunger Affected Areas” covering livelihoods, natural resource protection and WASH.

Start date: ASAP.

Based in East Pokot, Churo, the Deputy Program Manager will bear the following main responsibilities:
• Management of Personnel – Oversee the work of program staff to ensure they meet agreed objectives
• Oversight of Work – Monitor work progress to ensure high quality of work and timely completion of activities
• Capacity Building – Identifying areas of internal weakness (e.g. technical) and devising training plan
• External Representation – Maintain good communications and involvement of all stakeholders
• Reporting – Support Program Manager in creating weekly, monthly and donor/community reports
Required Skills:
• 3 years of project management experience focused on food security, WASH or similar field
• University degree in Project Management or related field
• Strong understanding of community mobilization and engagement
• Excellent computer skills including Word and Excel
• Fluent English and Swahili, Pokot an advantage
• Strong communication skills
• Highly organized and able to prioritize and meet deadlines effectively
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
Applicants should forward a cover letter and a CV (including 2 references), in English, no later than 5pm, 12 February to the following email address: nairobi.jobs @ acted.org

Procurement Officer: Nairobi

We are looking for professionally confident, self motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill the position of a Procurement Officer to support ACTED operations in Kenya and Somalia Based in Nairobi, the Procurement Officer will bear the following main responsibilities:
• Procurement - Support the procurement process according to ACTED guidelines for national and field bases
• Dispatch and Delivery - Organize for dispatch and delivery of purchased items to field sites
• Stock Management – Management of Nairobi stock
• Supplier Database – Maintain the supplier database to ensure best prices are identified
• Order Follow-up- Liaise and follow up with all relevant staff to ensure all purchases are well accomplished
Required Skills:
• 2 years of purchase experience with a company or NGO
• University degree/diploma in Supply Chain Management/Management/Procurement or similar field preferred
• Good command on of Computer Programs and Applications
• Proficiency in written and spoken English
• Strong communication skills
• Highly organized and able to prioritize and meet deadlines effectively
Applicants should forward a cover letter and a CV (including 2 references), in English, no later than 5pm, 12 February to the following email address nairobi.jobs @ acted.org

Water Management Officer: E.Pokot

We are looking for a professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player for the post of Water Management Officer(M/F), for project entitled “Livelihood Support & Natural Resource Protection in Hunger Affected Areas” to coordinate Watsan activities.

Based in E.Pokot, the Water Management Officer will bear the following main responsibilities:
• Rehabilitation of water points- Coordinate Rehabilitation of springs and dams
• Water testing- Carry out water analysis and physical and bacteriological analysis
• Training- Train staff and Water Management Committees on water resources management and hygiene
• Mobilization- Have an active role to ensure effective mobilization of community towards project goals.
Required skills:
• 3 years of water management, public health or community development
• University degree/diploma in water management, public health or community development
• Good command on of Computer Programs and Applications
• Proficiency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili (knowledge of Pokot highly desirable)
• Strong communication skills
• Highly organized and able to prioritize and meet deadlines effectively
Applicants should forward a cover letter and a CV (including 2 references), in English, no later than 5pm, 12 February to the following email address: nairobi.jobs @ acted.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please quote relevant job title.





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Cricket Kenya (CK) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Job Vacancy

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Kenya is one of the top two Associate Members on the ODI Championship Table and in 2009 qualified for its fifth successive ICC Cricket World Cup.

Nowhere was Kenya’s ability and potential made more apparent than in the 2003 Cricket World Cup when Kenya defeated Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh on their way to the semi-finals of that tournament.

Cricket Kenya (CK) seeks to appoint on a fixed term basis, an experienced, dynamic and energetic individual as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead and manage its activities up to and beyond the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.

The successful candidate will report to the CK Board and will implement and spearhead the overall vision and strategic direction of CK’s cricket and commercial operations.

The position carries an attractive salary package with benefits commensurate with experience.

The CEO will be a non-executive member of the Board and will, on a day to day basis, be responsible to, and work closely with, the Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Hon Treasurer of the CK Board (“the office bearers”).

The CEO would be responsible for delivering in the following key duties:
• Overall responsibility for the day to day administration and financial activities of CK in conjunction with the office bearers and other members of staff
• Effective corporate governance and compliance with statutory requirements
• Strategic Planning, managing, implementation and regular overviews of business planning and long term strategies
• Development planning and youth and women’s programmes
• Financial performance, management and accountability including preparation of Annual Reports, Budgets and Funding Reports.
• Administration and arrangements of CK AGM, Board and Council Meetings.
• Responsibility for developing CK’s organisation, overseeing performance and conduct of all CK staff and regular preparation of all staff appraisals.
• Overseeing all marketing, fund-raising, communication and promotional activities and identifying sponsorship and other funding activities.
• Management of assets and facilities, activities and events
• National Team affairs
• Management of relations with the International Cricket Council (ICC), African Cricket Association (ACA) and other related sporting bodies
• Industrial relations, taxation and employee affairs
• Promotion of CK’s profile with ICC, sponsors, media and all key stakeholders
The CEO should have the following skills and competencies:
• Sound knowledge of information and computer technology
• Tertiary qualification, preferably degree level or equivalent.
• Minimum of 5 years in a senior Management level position preferably with financial and commercial experience
• Be an analytical and creative manager with strong leadership skills who works well under pressure
• Experience in sport, particularly cricket administration, would be advantageous
• Excellent business acumen, interpersonal and project management skills
Applications should include a covering letter and a detailed resume together with the names and contact details of three referees.

The covering letter should address how your experience and skills meet the main duties above.

Applications should also provide an indication of when the applicant would be available to commence but this would not preclude anyone with the right credentials from being considered.

Further details may be requested by CK at a later date.

Applications, by email only, should be received by close of business on Friday 19th February 2010 to:

Samir Inamdar
Chairman
Cricket Kenya
inamdar @ africaonline.co.ke

Barbara Kokonya
Administration Manager
Cricket Kenya
barbara.kokonya @ cricketkenya.co.ke

Please Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted and if you have not been contacted by Friday 26th February, please be advised that your application was not successful.




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Assistant Technical Manager Job Vacancy: Githunguri Water and Sanitation Company

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The Board of Directors seeks to recruit suitably qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the above position.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, you will be responsible for among other things:-
• Planning, designing and implementation of Water & Sewerage Projects.
• Managing the company’s operations and supervision of technical staff to ensure the Water and Sewerage services are provided to the required standards.
• Managing all major and minor construction works.
• Developing departmental strategies in liaison with the technical manager.
• Advising the company on acquisition of the right equipment or infrastructure to meet its objectives.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have:-
• Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering.
• At least 3 years work experience in Water and Sewerage Utility operations.
• Project management skills with adequate experience in operation and maintenance.
• Good communication skills both verbal and written.
• Below 40 years old.
You will be self-driven and motivated with a high need for achievement.

You will be people oriented, demonstrate leadership qualities and be ready to grow with the company.

Application letters and detailed CV’s together with the names of 3 referees should reach the undersigned by 15th Feb 2010.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

The Managing Director
Githunguri Water and Sanitation Company Ltd
P O Box 823 – 00216
Githunguri





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Career Opportunities in Ernst & Young Mombasa - Taxation and Audit

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Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services.

Worldwide, our 144,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality.

At Ernst & Young we are committed to achieving potential. It’s how we make a difference - for our people, our clients and our wider communities.

We seek qualified people to join our Tax and Auditing teams in Mombasa who will be committed to supporting our journey of superb service for our external and internal clients.

Qualifications/Skills and Experience

• First or Second Class Upper Degree from a recognized university.
• Full qualification in ACCA or CPA
• 1 – 2 years relevant experience in taxation, accountancy or auditing
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (other language is a plus);
• Proficient IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point);

Attributes

• Self-motivated, positive attitude
• Willingness to learn
• Excellent attention to detail with a commitment to high quality and accuracy
• Desire to exceed expectations
• Kenyan Citizen and ideally located in Mombasa
If you meet the above requirements and have a desire to achieve, please submit your application, CV and certificates to the Careers section of www.ey.com.

Please ensure you include a contact number and email.

Closing date: 20 Feburary 2010

For More Information contact Faith Macharia on 0202715300




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Support Officer - Leases: Safaricom Jobs in Kenya

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We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Technical Operations Support & Logistics Department within the Technical Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Support Officer - Leases
Ref: TECHNICAL_SOL_FEB 2010

Reporting to the Senior Manager; OSG the holder of the position will be responsible for all landlord lease management issues, payment systems availability, ensure effective communication with landlords and manage the lease database.

Key Responsibilities
• Timely payments for all landlord services;
• Ensure payment systems’ availability;
• Ensure effective communication with landlords;
• Manage the leases database;
Minimum requirements
• A business degree (Commerce/IT/Engineering/Computer science/Economics/marketing etc);
• Proficiency/certification in Financial or accounting applications;
• At least one year experience in a busy environment.
• Experience in leases management will be an added advantage;
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below.

The deadline for application is 9th February 2010.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd, Nairobi
Via E-mail to hr @ safaricom.co.ke




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Freelance Article and Research Writers Jobs in Kenya

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A Company seeking to partner/hire experienced and natural research writers or anyone who can research and write documents.

Currently the season is at its peak and the number of workload is overwhelming.

The clients are students of High School, College, Undergraduates to Masters Level. The number of workload per day is almost 300 everyday. Peak Season runs till June..takes break for 2 months and peaks again.

Requirements
• The person needs to have internet connections (Zain,Safcom,Orange Modems can be good or any other form of internet connection),you can go for those which are cheap from less than 3k per month
• A good Laptop/PC well protected with antivirus to safeguard the work done from PC attacks
• The person needs to command good flow of english as core languange and be able to write well researched and summarised documents as required.
• Plagiarism or copying is the number one enemy and a person in not required AT ALL to even tempt as they have softwares to indentify the vice,0% plagiarism. Similalrly the quality needs to be of high quality, low poor dictation and grammar is not allowed or accepted AT ALL.
• Need to be Flexible to work even on weekends ,depending on your will to earn more

Remuneration:

Average payment per page of 250 words double spaced is minimum KES 114 ($1.5) but it depends on the task cause most go for as high as $6 (KES 456) per page for tasks which are required within a short time frame of maybe 8 hours.

A person can averagely do 10 pages per day(for 8 hours) comfortable according to my experience when starting. Its an opportunity for anyone.

Payments shall be made bi-weekly i.e twice a month. I am an open and honest and need the same from those willing to work during this season.

I will show you my website and all details so that we work smoothly.Its a practical and a good source of income believe me, the more you work hard the more income.

Minimum Income you can make is not less than 25k per month..highest if you are workaholic can go to as high as even 80k per month.

NB: I shall give a test assignment to all willing to work to evaluate their competitiveness and will give Tutorial Guide to all writing styles,rules and requirements in detail and extensively before starting to work so that a person can grasp what is required.

If interested send your C.V and Application to stevenrichardza @ gmail.com




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Project Cycle Management Training - Practical Solutions Training and Consulting Ltd (PRASOL)

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February 22nd-25th, 2010

A 4-day Training in Nairobi

Introduction

In order to maximise the chances of success of any programme, it is important for all stake holders to understand the various aspects of managing a project.

This Project Cycle Management course is designed to impart practical skills, knowledge and confidence related to conceptualizing, planning, implementing, managing and evaluating community projects.

Course Objectives

The course is designed to help participants:
• Understand Institutional aspects of Project conceptualization and management
• Learn ways to design, implement, monitor, evaluate and mainstream projects,
• Understand the PCM approach and how to use it to design and implement projects,
• Identify and test mainstreaming opportunities,
• Learn how to build a logical framework to link the different stages and put all the main elements into a simple plan
• To design an effective monitoring and evaluation tool to enable them track and report results
• Understand some best practice techniques for project management.

Methodology

Emphasis is on Practical skills.

Plenary presentation & Group Work with the use of templates, and practical tools will be supplemented with Knowledge Transfer Activities that each participant will develop and implement in their work.

After-Training, follow-up and remedial coaching will be offered to interested participants and organizations on request.

Only a limited number of participants will be enrolled to ensure maximum attention to each participant’s training needs.

Audience

Suitable for Programme Managers, Project officers and their assistants from INGO’s, NGOs, CBOs, and individuals interested in working in the development sector

Course fees:
• KES 55,000/USD 750 (Residential)
• KES 37,000/USD 500 (Non-residential)
To apply or for more information, Contact

PRASOL Consult
2nd Floor Mpaka House,
Mpaka Road/Woodvale Grove- Westlands
P.O. Box 11455-00100, Nairobi
Phone: +254 (020)252 7293/+254 721 611463
Email: admin @ prasolconsult.org

Web: www.prasolconsult.org

Upcoming Courses:
• Strategic Planning and Development
• Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation
• Results-Based Management




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