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French Translator: African Union (AU) Jobs

Advertisement N° AU/2010/Translator-French

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a New Partnership Worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.In seeking to attain this objective, the African Union intends to build its capacity to deliver, among others, the implementation of a new organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts of Translator.

The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for a position in the Conference Services Directorate in the Commission.

Post:Post title: Translator-French

Post level: P3Unit: Conference Services Directorate

Immediate Supervisor: Director, Conference Services

Major duties and responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Conference Services, the responsibilities and duties of the incumbent shall include the following:
· To translate properly documents, primarily from English into French, ensuring the highest standard of accuracy, and maintaining the spirit, context, quality, technical language and nuances of the original version, using precise, clear and proper terminology;

To do this work, the translator shall:
1. Check appropriate sources of reference;
2. Keep abreast with developments in both the source and target languages up-dating specific terminologies, phrases, special expressions, lexicons and acronyms in order to expand vocabulary and enhance skills;
3. Regularly consult colleagues, authors of texts and specialised dictionaries / glossaries, data banks, etc..;
4. Propose terminology materials to the Reviser for the AU terminology.
· To perform any other duty as may be assigned by the Director, Deputy Director or the Reviser.

Educational Qualifications:

Candidates must have at least a Bachelors Degree in translation from recognized school of translation and additional qualifications in Languages or Economics, Law, Humanities or such discipline will be an added advantage.

Work experience:

Candidates must have at least 6 years of progressively relevant working experience in Translation.

Other relevant skills:

· Excellent knowledge of French and English. A good knowledge of a third AU working language would be an added advantage;
· Professionalism, Teamwork, discipline;
· Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines and in a multicultural environment;
· Excellent writing skills;
· Computer literacy.

Age requirement:

Candidates must be between 30 and 45 years old.Tenure of Appointment: The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance.

Gender Mainstreaming:

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application:

To apply, please submit the following:

· A letter stating reasons for seeking employment with the AU Commission;
· A detailed and updated CV, indicating your nationality, age and gender;
· Names and contact details (including e-mail address) of three references;
· Certified copies of degrees and diplomas.

Remuneration:

Indicative basic salary of US$33,619.00 per annum plus other related entitlements-e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($16,819.20 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc for internationally recruited staff of the commission.

Applications must be received not later than 09 April 2010 and should be addressed to:

AU Commission
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
P.O. Box 3243Fax: 00251-11-5525840/5510430

E-mail: au-recruits @ africa-union.org

English Translator: African Union (AU) Jobs

Advertisement N° AU/2010/Translator-English

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a New Partnership Worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.In seeking to attain this objective, the African Union intends to build its capacity to deliver, among others, the implementation of a new organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts of Translator.

The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for a position in the Conference Services Directorate in the Commission.

Post:

Post title: Translator-English

Post level: P3Unit: Conference Services Directorate

Immediate Supervisor: Director, Conference Services

Major duties and responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Conference Services, the responsibilities and duties of the incumbent shall include the following:
· To translate properly documents, primarily from French language into English, ensuring the highest standard of accuracy, and maintaining the spirit, context, quality, technical language and nuances of the original version, using precise, clear and proper terminology;

To do this work, the translator shall:
1. Check appropriate sources of reference;
2. Keep abreast with developments in both the source and target languages up-dating specific terminologies, phrases, special expressions, lexicons and acronyms in order to expand vocabulary and enhance skills;
3. Regularly consult colleagues, authors of texts and specialised dictionaries / glossaries, data banks, etc..;
4. Propose terminology materials to the Reviser for the AU terminology.
· To perform any other duty as may be assigned by the Director, Deputy Director or the Reviser.

Educational Qualifications:

Candidates must have at least a Bachelors Degree in translation from recognized school of translation and additional qualifications in Languages or Economics, Law, Humanities or such discipline will be an added advantage.

Work experience:

Candidates must have at least 6 years of progressively relevant working experience in Translation.

Other relevant skills:

· Excellent knowledge of English and French language. A good knowledge of a third AU working language would be an added advantage;
· Professionalism, Teamwork, discipline;
· Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines and in a multicultural environment;
· Excellent writing skills;
· Computer literacy.

Age requirement:

Candidates must be between 30 and 45 years old.Tenure of Appointment: The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance.

Gender Mainstreaming:

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.Application:To apply, please submit the following:
· A letter stating reasons for seeking employment with the AU Commission;
· A detailed and updated CV, indicating your nationality, age and gender;
· Names and contact details (including e-mail address) of three references;
· Certified copies of degrees and diplomas.

Remuneration:

Indicative basic salary of US$33,619.00 per annum plus other related entitlements-e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($16,819.20 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc for internationally recruited staff of the commission.

Applications must be received not later than 09 April 2010 and should be addressed to:

AU Commission
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
P.O. Box 3243
Fax: 00251-11-5525840/5510430

E-mail: au-recruits @ africa-union.org

Arabic Translator: African Union (AU) Jobs

Advertisement N° AU/2010/Translator-Arabic

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a New Partnership Worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.In seeking to attain this objective, the African Union intends to build its capacity to deliver, among others, the implementation of a new organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts of Translator.

The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for a position in the Conference Services Directorate in the Commission.

Post:

Post title: Translator-Arabic

Post level: P3Unit: Conference Services Directorate

Immediate Supervisor: Director, Conference Services

Major duties and responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Conference Services, the responsibilities and duties of the incumbent shall include the following:
· To translate properly documents, primarily from English and French languages into Arabic, ensuring the highest standard of accuracy, and maintaining the spirit, context, quality, technical language and nuances of the original version, using precise, clear and proper terminology;

To do this work, the translator shall:
1. Check appropriate sources of reference;
2. Keep abreast with developments in both the source and target languages up-dating specific terminologies, phrases, special expressions, lexicons and acronyms in order to expand vocabulary and enhance skills;
3. Regularly consult colleagues, authors of texts and specialised dictionaries / glossaries, data banks, etc..;
4. Propose terminology materials to the Reviser for the AU terminology.
· To perform any other duty as may be assigned by the Director, Deputy Director or the Reviser.

Educational Qualifications:

· Candidates must have at least a Bachelors Degree in translation from recognized school of translation and additional qualifications in Languages or Economics, Law, Humanities or such discipline will be an added advantage.

Work experience:

Candidates must have at least 6 years of progressively relevant working experience in Translation.Other relevant skills:
· Excellent knowledge of Arabic and English or French. A good knowledge of a third AU working language would be an added advantage;
· Professionalism, Teamwork, discipline;
· Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines and in a multicultural environment;
· Excellent writing skills;
· Computer literacy.

Age requirement:

Candidates must be between 30 and 45 years old.Tenure of Appointment: The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance.

Gender Mainstreaming:

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application:

To apply, please submit the following:

· A letter stating reasons for seeking employment with the AU Commission;
· A detailed and updated CV, indicating your nationality, age and gender;
· Names and contact details (including e-mail address) of three references;
· Certified copies of degrees and diplomas.

Remuneration:

Indicative basic salary of US$33,619.00 per annum plus other related entitlements-e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($16,819.20 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc for internationally recruited staff of the commission.

Applications must be received not later than 09 April 2010 and should be addressed to:
AU CommissionAddis Ababa (Ethiopia)
P.O. Box 3243Fax: 00251-11-5525840/5510430

E-mail: au-recruits @ africa-union.org

French Reviser: African Union Jobs

Advertisement N° AU/2010/Reviser- French

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a New Partnership Worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.In seeking to attain this objective, the African Union intends to build its capacity to deliver, among others, the implementation of a new organizational structure and the filling of all vacant posts of Reviser.The Commission of the African Union invites applicants who are citizens of Member States for a position in the Conference Services Directorate in the Commission.

Post:

Post Title: Reviser (French)

Post level: P4Unit: Conference Services Directorate

Immediate Supervisor: Director, Conference ServicesMajor

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Under the direct supervision of the Director of Conference Services, the responsibilities and duties of the incumbent shall include the following:
1. check and revise all texts translated from English into French according to the original to ensure accurate (terminology, style, etc.) and meaningful translation;
2. provide detailed guidelines to Translators in the his/her Translation Unit, to ensure that AU’s documents conform to acceptable international standards and norms and provide feedback to translators;

· distribute appropriately documents for translation among the Translators to ensure timely production of translations;
1. consult all relevant sources, technical experts and authors of texts;
2. select and compile terminological materials required for translation and make them available to the Translators.
3. counsel and assist the in-house Translators and the Freelance.
4. advise on training of Translators, the different useful software;
5. Carry out performance appraisal, periodic reporting for corrective measures and for within grade advancements;
6. shall translate documents according to volume of workflow.

· Carry out any duties that may be assigned by the Director

Educational Qualifications:

· Candidates must have at least a Bachelors Degree in translation from recognized school of translation and additional qualifications in Languages or Economics, Law, Humanities or such discipline will be an added advantage.

Knowledge and Experience:

· Candidates must have at least 5 years as a reviser or 10 years as a Translator (in-house, in a National or international organization or as a freelance).
· A higher qualification is an added advantage.

Other relevant skills:

· Must have an excellent knowledge of French and English.
· Professionalism;
· Good writing skills;
· Effective, balanced management and supervision;
· Ability to cope with pressure and work in a multicultural environment;
· Computer literacy.

Age requirement:

Candidates must be between 35 and 50 years old.

Tenure of Appointment:

The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance.Gender Mainstreaming: The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application:

To apply, please submit the following:

· A letter stating reasons for seeking employment with the AU Commission:
· A detailed and updated CV, indicating your nationality, age and gender;
· Names and contact details (including e-mail address) of three references;
· Certified copies of degrees and diplomas.

Remuneration:

Indicative basic salary of US$38,489.00 per annum plus other related entitlements-e.g. Post adjustment (46% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($16,819.20 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00 per child per annum), etc for internationally recruited staff of the commission.

Applications must be received not later than 09 April 2010 and should be addressed to:

AU CommissionAddis Ababa (Ethiopia)

P.O. Box 3243

Fax: 00251-11-5525840/5510430

E-mail: au-recruits @ africa-union.org

Management Accountant: Sotik Tea Company Jobs in Kenya

The Sotik Tea Company is a leading Kenya tea producer, located in a rural environment 50kms West of Kericho town consisting of tea estates and two highly automated tea factories.We have an innovative approach to the growing and manufacture of tea, with a deep knowledge and passion for our products ensuring the greatest care for the environment and community as a reliable, responsible and accredited supplier of quality tea.We pride ourselves with the quality of our personnel and our productivity.

The Company is seeking to recruit a Management Accountant to be based in Sotik as a new position.Reporting to the Finance Manager, the main purpose of the job will be to effectively manage and coordinate the accounting function of the company.

Key Responsibilities

The position holder will undertake such duties as;

· Preparation of management and statutory accounts
· Budget preparation
· Variance analysis and control
· Review and implementation of internal controls
· Tax compliance with local laws
· Payroll Administration

The Candidate

The preferred candidate should have the following qualifications and qualities;

· Graduate with CPA K,
· Three years relevant experience,
· Excellent interpersonal skills,
· Team player and change agent,
· Computer literate (preferably with SAGE) and analytical.
· Audit Experience will be an added advantage

If you are a self starter and believe that you have the qualities to inspire and innovate within this new role, please send your CV (with a contact number and details of 3 referees) and an indication of your salary expectation to;

The General Manager,
The Sotik Tea Companies,
P.O Box Private Bag,20406-Sotik.

The closing date for applications will be 19th February 2010.

Sales Manager: KENITAL Solar Jobs in Kenya

This is a senior position reporting to the Managing director

Requirements

· Bachelors of Commerce degree in marketing or 5 to 6 years experience in Sales &

Marketing

· 35 years and above
· Experience in selling technical products (Solar) preferable
· Supervisory skills & in depth knowledge in channel management
· Excellent leadership qualities & good communicator
· Must demonstrate history of leading successful sales teams
· Computer literate
· Must have a valid driving license

Please send CV and application letter showing why you should be considered for this positionClosing on 17th Feb 2010jobs @ kenital.com

www.kenital.com

Mastermind Tobacco (K) Limited Internal Audit Jobs in Kenya

We are a leading and ISO-9001 -2000 certified company involved in manufacture and marketing of a wide range of cigarette brands in the region.The company is also involved in the exports of both tobacco and tobacco products to world markets.We wish to enhance our effectiveness in all these areas so that our corporate goals are fully met.If you believe you can contribute to the growth of our regional reach, apply for the following jobs:-

Internal Audit Manager

Applicants must be aged between 35 and 45 years. Must be holders of B. Com accounting option with CPA (K) ACCA, CIA or CISA.They should have a minimum of Eight years audit experience with a reputable audit firm with three years in a senior position. Experience working with manufacturing firms will be an added advantage.The ideal candidate must have excellent knowledge of the current auditing standards and practices.

Knowledge of auditing around SAP will be an added advantage. Must be able to handle confidential and sensitive information, work under pressure and within strict deadlines.Must have excellent analytical and report writing skills. Must also possess excellent leadership skills, a good communicator with high integrity, self discipline, strategic thinker, creative and innovative.Must also be highly motivated with proven ability to work with minimal or no supervision, able to exercise sound judgment, pay attention to detail, team player and willing to travel frequently within and outside Kenya.

Internal Auditors

Applicants must be aged 28-38 years. They must be holders of B.Com Accounting option with CPA (K), CIA or CISA. Must have a minimum of 4 years experience one of which should have been at a supervisory level in a busy auditing firm. Prior working experience in a manufacturing environment will be an added advantage.The ideal candidate must have excellent knowledge of the current auditing standards and practices.

Knowledge of auditing around SAP will be an added advantage. Must be able to handle confidential and sensitive information, work under pressure and within strict deadlines. Must have excellent analytical and report writing skills.Must also be highly motivated with proven ability to work with minimal or no supervision, able to exercise sound judgment, pay attention to detail, team playerand willing to travel frequently within and outside Kenya.

Internal Audit Assistants

Applicants must be aged between 25-30 years. They must be holders of B.Com Accounting option from a recognized university with CPA II and above.They must have a minimum of one year experience in a busy organization or an audit firm and able to interpret final accounts. Experience in auditing manufacturing firms will be an added advantage.Applicants must have adequate knowledge of current auditing standards and practices.

Knowledge of auditing around SAP will be an added advantage.The ideal candidate must be able to handle confidential and sensitive information, be able to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines, highly motivated with proven ability to work with minimal supervision. Must also be willing to travel frequently within and outside Kenya.

Internal Audit Trainees

Applicants must be aged between 24-28 years. Must be fresh graduates of B.Com Accounting option or any other business related degree from a recognized university.Those pursuing CPA will have an added advantage. Must be computer literate, have high integrity and excellent communication and report writing skills.

Must be willing to travel frequently within and outside Kenya.Applications stating current salary along with a detailed CV including daytime telephone contact, photostat copies of certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of two referees and a recent passport size photograph should be sent to:

Human Resources Manager
Mastermind Tobacco (K) Ltd
P.O. Box 68144-00200,
Nairobi

To reach on or before 26th Feb 2010

Symphony Accounts and IT Jobs in Kenya

Symphony is the largest provider of IT solutions in the East & Central African region, representing premium hardware, software and service brands.We are looking for:

Accountant Job No. ACC1

We are looking for a person who has worked in Accounts for at least 7 years, understands accounting processes, is a person of integrity, is analytical and innovative, can reconcile accounts, do financial data entry, prepare and present monthly P& L statements.

Qualifications and Experience:

· Have completed CPA Part 2 (minimum)
· Have a minimum grade of B- in KCSE
· Have at least SEVEN years experience in a commercial enterprise
· Have sound knowledge of Taxation, Import procedures and VAT
· Have the ability to work well with Accounting Packages and MS Office applications and be between 30 and 40 years of age.
· Have the ability to perform under pressure with little supervision
· TALLY experience will be an added advantage

PC Technical Support Job No. PCI

We are looking for a self-disciplined, dependable and results-driven individual with a strong hands-on approach to work.The person will be required to help the ICT Manager maintain the company's servers and network as well as diagnose and rectify problems experienced by the users.

Qualifications and Experience:

· Be a graduate in IT or Computer Science
· Should have worked with WINDOWS Client Server Technology and have strong knowledge of WINDOWS Active Directory.
· Have a strong foundation and knowledge in PC hardware and software maintenance.
· Be knowledgeable in Networking, Firewalls and Security concepts
· Be certified in Windows XP / VISTA Operating Systems
· Have at least 1 year of relevant working experience.
· Knowledge of Lotus Domino, Linux and PABX admin will be an added advantage

Your application, preferably by email clearly stating the Job title and number, your CV (not more than 2 pages), copies of relevant certificates, should reach the Director, Human Resources by 19 February 2010.

You are requested to call the HR Department on Monday 22 February 2010 to find out if you are short-listed for testing on 23 February 2010.

Director-Human Resources
Symphony Place, Off Waiyaki Way,Westlands
P.O Box 14201, 00800, Nairobi
Tel: 4455000/0716 793954

Email: hrd @ symphony.co.ke

Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) Jobs in Kenya

Founders:

The Government of Kenya and the European UnionPartners: The Royal Danish Embassy NairobiCareer Opportunity in Business Development ServicesThe Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) is a Kenyan Organisation whose founders are the Government of Kenya and The European Union.Over the last five years, MESPT has offered wholesale loans to Microfinance Organisations (MFOs) and Savings and Credit Co-Operative Societies (Saccos), to the tune of KShs. 1.0 billion.

Program Officer - Value Chains and Evaluation

In the year 2008, MESPT started a new collaboration with the Royal Danish Embassy in Nairobi to implement a Business Development Services (BDS) project in the Dairy, Horticulture and other value chains.As a result this expansion, MESPT is seeking to recruit a dynamic, highly skilled and motivated Kenyan to the following position on a three year renewable contract.

Reporting to the Business Services Manager, the responsibilities include;

· Support the BS Manager in the management and implementation of the Danida BSPS component 2.1 which entails:

1. ensuring high quality accurate and timely reporting both internally and externally
2. developing, implementation and monitoring milestones of annual and quarterly work plans and programme budgets
3. identification and management of short term consultants who provide technical assistance on a need basis
4. facilitate regular external and internal evaluation missions
· Support the development of programme implementation strategies, ensuring best practises in making markets work for the poor.
· Participate in the identification of project implementation partners.
· Take full responsibility for the successful implementation of assigned sub-projects under the BSPS Component 2.1.
· Lead the overall impact assessment processes for the various sub-projects under the BSPS Component 2.1 and, ensuring corrective measures are in place where necessary and that findings are well documented and reported.
· Ensure that the www.mespt.org website is regularly updated with relevant and current information on the activities of BS Department in MESPT.
· Ongoing management of resource centre - both local and web based, ensuring they are both regularly updated with relevant and new information, and monitoring the visits to the resource centre. Linkages with other relevant sites and stakeholders are critical for accessing information and wide dissemination.
· Take the lead of the knowledge management of the BSPS Component 2.1 activities, and working with other stakeholders through (but not limited to)
1. collecting information, developing it and identifying appropriate ways to disseminate, from the lessons learnt in the implementation of BSPS Component 2.1 and through working with other stakeholders
2. facilitating regular knowledge sharing between various projects under the BSPS Component 2.1
3. manage the BDS Donor Coordination Group Secretariat
4. Identify revenue generating opportunities for the BS Department based on expertise and resources.
5. Represent MESPT in various forums as and when nominated to do so.
6. Carry out any other duties assigned by the Business Services Manager

Qualification Profile

· A degree in Agribusiness, agricultural economics, business administration or related field. Training in any BDS / Making Markets Work 4 Poor or related will be an added advantage
· At least 5 years experience in an enterprise development project / programme implementation at a senior level with experience in developing and managing work plans, budgets and high level interaction with partners.
· Demonstrated skills in innovation, expertise in monitoring and evaluation of programmes, entrepreneurship, leadership and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
· Practical experience in an agricultural value chain - Dairy sector experience will be an added advantage
· Strong analytical, planning and project cycle management skills
· Experience in knowledge management
· Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with tie various partners.
· High integrity
Qualified Candidates interested in the post should send their applications by Post or Courier to be received by Wednesday 24th February 2010 and include:

Detailed CV, email address; daytime telephone contacts, current and expected remuneration package, names and email contacts of three referees and the academic certificates and other testimonials to the following address:-

The Chief Executive Officer
Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT)
2nd Floor, Vision Tower, Muthithi Road, Westlands
P. 0. Box 187,
Sarit Centre 00606,
Nairobi, Kenya

Tel.3746354, 3746764, 3749942 Fax 3746764
Cell phones: 0722 207905 and 0735 333154

e-mail: info @ mespt.org;

Website: www.microfinancetrust.org; www.mespt.org

MESPT is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply for this post.Those who do not hear from us by 15th March should consider their applications unsuccessfulAny form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

Tarpo East Africa Group of Companies Jobs

Tarpo, one of the most innovative groups of companies in East Africa would like to announce the following vacancies within our various regional offices:

1. Accountant (Arusha, Kampala and Kigali)

Ref: TT/MR/0410 - 004 (Arusha) / 005 (Kampala) / 006 (Kigali)

Requirements:

· ACCA/CPA (or equivalent) with 2 yrs experience in a manufacturing set up.
· Excellent abilities in SAGE accounting packages.
· Excellent numerical skills (including knowledge of financial & management accounting).

2. HR Coordinator (Nairobi)

Ref: TT/MR/0410 - 009

Requirements:

· Diploma in Human Resources Management AND/OR 2 yrs experience in industry.
· Extensive knowledge of Kenyan labour laws.
· Excellent interpersonal & communication (written & verbal) skills.

3. Cashier (Nairobi)

Ref: TT/MR/0410 - 010

Requirements:

· Part - CPA (or equivalent) AND/OR 2 yrs experience with excellent abilities in SAGE accounting packages.
· Exceptional numerical & organizational skills.

4. Sales Executive - Rental Division

Ref: SQ/MR/0410 - 002, Manufacturing Division

Ref: TT/MR/0410 - 003 (Nairobi)

Requirements:

· Diploma in Business Management/Sales/Marketing related field AND/OR 3 yrs experience.
· Excellent abilities in SAGE accounting packages.
· Exceptional communication & report writing skills.

5. Stores In-Charge - Rental Division (Nairobi)

Ref: TT/MR/0410 - 002

Requirements:

· Diploma in Purchasing / Supply Chain Management / Stock Control OR 5 yrs experience in stock control.
· Excellent numerical skills.
· Excellent communication (verbal & written) and report writing skills.

6. Sales In-Charge (Nairobi)

Ref: TT/MR/0410 - 013

Requirements:

· Degree / Diploma in Sales / Marketing OR 3 yrs experience in similar industry.
· Excellent abilities in accounting packages with knowledge of financial accounting.
· Excellent communication (verbal & written) and report writing skills.

Applicants must possess excellent ICT abilities and be fluent in English.Applicants must ONLY submit their CV, 3 references and a cover letter stating the expected pay package to careers @ tarpo.com quoting the ref. no in the subject line.Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Application deadline is February 26, 2010.

For further details, please visit www.tarpo.com and follow the careers link at the bottom of the page.

Engineering Sales Representatives Jobs in Kenya

A fast growing organization is looking for sales representatives with qualifications:

Higher Diploma in either of the following fields:

· Agricultural Engineering
· Water Engineering
· Mechanical Engineering
· Building or civil engineering


Applications to be accompanied with all academic credentials, work experience and references. To reach us before 28th February 2010.They should be addressed to:-

The Human Resource Manager
P.O. Box 17518-00500
Nairobi

Examination Officer Wanted: Jesma Publishers & Edu. Boosters Ltd

Jesma Publishers Ltd, one of the fastest growing publishing houses in the country, has built a reputation of Excellency in setting comprehensive and on-target KCPE and KCSE trial examinations.Our revision materials and booklets have become the pace setter and the bench mark by which other publishers measure their standards.To maintain our good quality and remain a notch higher than our competitors, we wish to recruit an experienced educationist to co-ordinate and supervise our examination setters and moderators in the primary school section.

Reporting to the general manager, the right candidate should be

· A trained and experienced Primary school teacher
· A team leader with exceptional leadership qualities
· Experience in setting or moderating a quality examination
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Honest and be able to collaborate well with the exam setters and moderators.
· Aged 35yrs and above.

Interested candidates should submit their applications and detailed CV with their telephone numbers to reach the undersigned not later than 26th Feb. 2010.

The General Manager,
P.O. Box 395-00300,
Nairobi.

Capability Development Manager (Factory): Mumias Sugar Company Jobs in Kenya

Mumias Sugar Company Limited is the leading producer of sugar in the region and is pursuing an aggressive growth strategy through diversification into other products.As we continuously seek to maintain our tradition of leadership and excellence, we are recruiting valued talent to join our team.HR being a key partner to the business, we are seeking talented individuals to fill three newly created positions within the HR and Factory Departments.We invite applications for the following position:

Capability Development Manager (Factory)

Job Summary:

Responsible for identifying technical capability needs for the factory, activating and deploying timely solutions to maximize factory performance and productivity

Responsibilities:

· Assess capability requirements for the factory (with focus on technical needs) and align with strategic plans
· Implement processes across each element of the training cycle including needs analysis, planning, designing, implementing and evaluating training and capability initiatives to effectively manage learning and development within the factory
· Activate and deploy factory capability development plans for all roles within the factory and beyond as identified
· Liaise with Head of Factory and HR to understand business strategy, workforce skills and capability requirements and develop necessary interventions
· Create, maintain and update a solid curriculum for the factory based on existing and forecast development needs. Prepare and update learning and development materials
· Develop in-house capability interventions initiatives and ensure deployment
· Establish and develop internal subject matter experts with the capability to diagnose, design, deliver and evaluate learning in line with factory needs. Act as a training instructor/subject matter expert
· Consistently evaluate capability development at all levels as well as Return on Investment and routinely report progress. Use knowledge, insights and evaluation data to continuously improve the quality of interventions
· In collaboration with the Talent Development Manager, develop and deploy assessments
· Provide input into the development of alternative HR Strategies to address capability requirements on an ongoing basis as required
· Build and enhance a learning and development culture, infrastructure, systems and processes to enable delivery of capability plans
· Provide input into the factory’s business planning cycle from a capability standpoint
· Identify and share internal and external best practices in support of capability development strategies
· Manage supplier relationships and ensure maximum cost efficiencies in the deployment of capability initiatives
· Ensure accurate and insightful capability reporting that enables effective business decision making on capability requirements.
· Provide coaching of key stakeholders and organize factory inductions for internal and external clients
· Maintain market awareness of up to date development programs and trends (including international initiatives in the sugar industry) to benefit competitive position and liaise with the Head of Factory to develop appropriate plans
· Identify and support development of a strong talent pipeline for the factory
· Performing any other duties as assigned so as to ensure the attainment of sales and profit goals of the company

Job Requirements/ Qualifications: (minimum required to perform the job)

Technical Skills:

· Factory Operations: Working knowledge of the operations of factory, preferably a sugar manufacturing entity
· Developing Talent: Ability to plan and support the development of others through a competency based system. Ability to identify knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to fulfill current or future job responsibilities effectively. Recognize and evaluate skills of potential and existing employees, as well as identify how to acquire and/or further develop those skills
· Organizational capability: Organizational capability analysis, design and development. Ability to link succession management and talent development to organizational sustainability
· Capability assessment: Training needs analysis, design, development, deployment and evaluation. Create and administer assessment centers at all levels of organizational roles
· Instruction & Coaching: Ability to instruct and train adult learners. Able to coach others to transfer knowledge.
· Strategic thinking: Effectively envision, develop, and implement new strategies to address competitive, complex business issues
· Consulting: Able to influence people, policy and processes. Possesses strong negotiation skills - able to conduct positive negotiations, ability to compromise, handles conflict, seeks common ground, articulates own and others goals, stays focused on positive outcome.
· Analytical & problem solving: Analytical in approach with the ability to collate and analyze data from various sources and present the same in a structured manner. Excellent problem solving abilities
· Relationship building: Develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results. Operates within the Company’s formal and informal structures, builds allies and relationships across departments, uses allies to build consensus and create results, is appropriately diplomatic, understands others' roles and perspectives, can sell projects and ideas across the organization.
· Communication/Presentation skills: Appropriate communication skills to effectively interact with varying audiences including employees at all levels and 3rd parties
· Customer satisfaction skills: Demonstrate effective use of customer service principles. Possesses customer facing ability, seeks to continuously satisfy customers while delivering efficiencies for the Company
· Operational excellence: Possesses tactical skills to implement projects, is able to identify and act on opportunities
· Financial skills: Understands financials to the extent that he/she can contribute towards the commercialisation process, prepare budgets and understand P&L statements

Generic Competencies:

· Results focus: Targets and achieves results, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, sets team standards and responsibilities, provides leadership/motivation.
· Work Standards: Setting high standards of performance for self; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed
· Building Partnerships: Ability to develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals. Ability to identify opportunities and take action to build strategic relationships between sections/department and other groups (both internal and external) including local authorities, stakeholders and other organizations
· Managing Work Processes: Ability to measure and evaluate work processes, services and products to achieve organizational goals. Ability to redesign processes as needed using best methods and technology to meet or exceed business needs. Ability to use appropriate methods to identify opportunities, implement solutions, and measure impact
· Strategic Planning: Ability to use the results of strategic analysis to establish and commit to a course of action in order to accomplish long-range goals or the vision of the organization
· Understanding the Business: Uses business knowledge to achieve profitable growth; perceives the impact and implications of decisions on the business.
· Pursuing Personal Development: Actively identifying new areas for personal learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application in order to improve results
· Innovation: Is creative, able to think out of the norm to create solutions, is resourceful when solving complex problems
· Self-starter: Proactive with the discipline to work alone under pressure with respect for deadlines
· Ambitious and have the desire to play an instrumental role in helping the organization succeed and grow

Required Experience:

· At least 5 years experience developing others in factory operations
· Experience in the development of technical training programs and end-user documentation
· Advanced capability development skills, with superior ability to influence senior stakeholders
· Strong track record of delivery of systematic, sustainable capability development solutions
· Experience in sugar factory operations is an added advantage

Educational Requirements:

· Graduate from recognized university in engineering, production, processing or other related areas
· Certified Trainer of others

Send your application attaching your Curriculum Vitae to jobs @ mumias-sugar.com to be received not later than 26th February, 2010.

Talent Development Manager: Mumias Sugar Company Jobs in Kenya

Mumias Sugar Company Limited is the leading producer of sugar in the region and is pursuing an aggressive growth strategy through diversification into other products.As we continuously seek to maintain our tradition of leadership and excellence, we are recruiting valued talent to join our team.HR being a key partner to the business, we are seeking talented individuals to fill three newly created positions within the HR and Factory Departments.We invite applications for the following position:

Talent Development Manager

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for talent development across the Company by designing and implementing Company-wide processes and initiatives tailored to improve organization effectiveness and leadership development.This includes talent acquisition, assessment, on-boarding, performance management, succession, development planning and execution.

Responsibilities:

· Design and implement plans that ensure that the company derives maximum value from the development of its employees and in return, employees receive appropriate, timely and professional development that grows their capabilities and supports them in meeting performance goals
· Foster a talent mindset by developing deep relationships with HR Business Partners and the HR organization. Involves thoroughly understanding of business needs and priorities and translating these into an executable talent development strategy
· Managing the analysis of the learning and development needs by articulating the gap between existing employee skill set and organizations requirements using a variety of tools
· Research, develop, design and recommend in-house/external learning and development interventions incorporating relevant best in class interventions, management and leadership programs, technical programs that address the learning and development gaps identified and manage the facilitation of programs
· Establish Return on Investment (RoI) measures and communicate to stakeholders. Follow through to ensure that post-development assessments are conducted to evaluate the impact of development on performance and potential
· Design and implement integrated talent management solutions such as selection, on-boarding, assimilation, assessment, coaching, individual development planning, talent review, succession planning and leadership development programs.
· Act as a consultant to the HR Business Partner organization. Partner with them to address strategic talent development issues and design customized solutions. Form collaborative relationships to drive initiatives that are responsive, proactive, value-adding and reflect a continuous improvement culture
· Responsible for ensuring successful execution of talent and performance management processes/initiatives
· Analyze and trend relevant talent, performance, learning and development data, develop reporting mechanisms to capture information. Manage all metrics of talent development programs and initiatives
· Design and deploy assessment techniques to identify talent (external and internal)
· Manage Talent Development operating budget; effectively allocating internal and external resources. Identify and determine appropriate use of external vendors.
· Performing any other duties as assigned so as to ensure the attainment of sales and profit goals of the company

Job Requirements/ Qualifications: (minimum required to perform the job)

Technical Skills

· Talent Management: Working knowledge of current trends in Talent and Performance Management processes and/or organizational effectiveness.
· Developing Talent: Ability to plan and support the development of others through a competency based system. Ability to identify knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to fulfill current or future job responsibilities effectively. Recognize and evaluate skills of potential and existing employees, as well as identify how to acquire and/or further develop those skills
· Organizational capability: Organizational capability analysis, design and development. Ability to link succession management and talent development to organizational sustainability
· Capability assessment: Training needs analysis, design, development, deployment and evaluation. Create and administer assessment centers at all levels of organizational roles
· Instruction & Coaching: Ability to instruct and train adult learners. Able to coach others to transfer knowledge.
· Strategic thinking: Effectively envision, develop, and implement new strategies to address competitive, complex business issues
· Consulting: Able to influence people, policy and processes. Possesses strong negotiation skills - able to conduct positive negotiations, ability to compromise, handles conflict, seeks common ground, articulates own and others goals, stays focused on positive outcome.
· Analytical & problem solving: Analytical in approach with the ability to collate and analyze data from various sources and present the same in a structured manner. Excellent problem solving abilities
· Relationship building: Develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results. Operates within the Company’s formal and informal structures, builds allies and relationships across departments, uses allies to build consensus and create results, is appropriately diplomatic, understands others' roles and perspectives, can sell projects and ideas across the organization.
· Communication/Presentation skills: Appropriate communication skills to effectively interact with varying audiences including employees at all levels and 3rd parties
· Customer satisfaction skills: Demonstrate effective use of customer service principles. Possesses customer facing ability, seeks to continuously satisfy customers while delivering efficiencies for the Company
· Operational excellence: Possesses tactical skills to implement projects, is able to identify and act on opportunities
· Financial skills: Understands financials to the extent that he/she can contribute towards the commercialisation process, prepare budgets and understand P&L statements
Generic Competencies
· Results focus: Targets and achieves results, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, sets team standards and responsibilities, provides leadership/motivation.
· Work Standards: Setting high standards of performance for self; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed
· Managing Work Processes: Ability to measure and evaluate work processes, services and products to achieve organizational goals. Ability to redesign processes as needed using best methods and technology to meet or exceed business needs. Ability to use appropriate methods to identify opportunities, implement solutions, and measure impact
· Strategic Planning: Ability to use the results of strategic analysis to establish and commit to a course of action in order to accomplish long-range goals or the vision of the organization
· Understanding the Business: Uses business knowledge to achieve profitable growth; perceives the impact and implications of decisions on the business.
· Personal Development: Actively identifying new areas for personal learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application in order to improve results
· Innovation: Is creative, able to think out of the norm to create solutions, is resourceful when solving complex problems
· Self-starter: Proactive with the discipline to work alone under pressure with respect for deadlines
· Ambitious and have the desire to play an instrumental role in helping the organization succeed and grow

Required Experience

· A seasoned HR profession with a minimum of 5 years of talent management, organization effectiveness or management development experience within a fast growth business environment.
· Demonstrated track record of success in creating and implementing talent management programs.
· Experience developing and managing best in class development programs, including experience in creating and managing succession planning processes, designing development programs and managing the performance management process.
· Advanced consulting skills, with superior ability to influence senior stakeholders
· Strong track record of delivery of systematic, sustainable talent solutions
· Experience managing/facilitating assessment centers

Educational Requirements:

· Graduate from recognized university
· Specialized post-graduate training in HR

Send your application attaching your Curriculum Vitae to jobs @ mumias-sugar.com to be received not later than 26th February, 2010.

Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP): Mumias Sugar Company Jobs in Kenya

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Mumias Sugar Company Limited is the leading producer of sugar in the region and is pursuing an aggressive growth strategy through diversification into other products.As we continuously seek to maintain our tradition of leadership and excellence, we are recruiting valued talent to join our team.HR being a key partner to the business, we are seeking talented individuals to fill three newly created positions within the HR and Factory Departments.We invite applications for the following position:

Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP)

Job Summary:

As a strategic partner, the incumbent will be responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in the designated functions.The HRBP serves as a consultant to management on Human Resource related issues while acting as employee champion and change agent

Responsibilities:

· Assesses and anticipate Function HR-related needs, communicating them proactively and seeking to develop integrated solutions with the HR department and business management
· Provide the designated function with internal HR consulting services in organizational & talent development to drive organization change by and communicating these to Function leaders. Consult with line management providing HR guidance when appropriate.
· Contribute to the Company human capital strategy & plan, ensure alignment with line managers. Ensure execution of HR programs within assigned function area
· Formulate partnerships across the HR function (with HR specialists) to deliver value added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization
· Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, increase productivity and retention. Support line managers in productivity consulting
· Manage and resolve employee relations issues including Union matters. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations
· Provides day to day performance management guidance to line management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions, etc)
· Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with legal department as needed/required
· Ensure implementation and compliance with the HR governance model within the Function while providing HR Policy guidance and interpretation. Identify areas for policy improvement and consult with the HR Team for amendments
· Provide guidance and input on organizational or functional restructures, workforce and succession planning
· Partner with line managers and the Talent Development Manager on the identification of capability development needs for the assigned area. Ensure that implementation plans exist including personal development plans for all employees. Follow up deployment and assessment of training and development initiatives
· Apply business-driven selection processes in the selection of talent. Coordinate employee life cycle processes from new hire orientation to employee exit
· Maintains an effective level of business literacy about the Company’s financial position, its mid range plans, culture and competition to enable HR consultancy support and delivery of services
· Manage and maintain HR scorecard within agreed targets for designated area
· Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HR team to develop solutions, programs and policies
· Develop & manage HR Budget for designated area
· Performing any other duties as assigned so as to ensure the attainment of sales and profit goals of the company

Job Requirements/ Qualifications: (minimum required to perform the job)

Technical Skills

· Generic HR: Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including reward practices, organizational diagnosis, employee & union relations, talent management, diversity, performance & productivity management, employment laws among other HR generalist areas
· Strategic thinking: Effectively envision, develop, and implement new strategies to address competitive, complex business issues
· Consulting: Able to influence people, policy and processes. Possesses strong negotiation skills - able to conduct positive negotiations, ability to compromise, handles conflict, seeks common ground, articulates own and others goals, stays focused on positive outcome.
· Analytical & problem solving: Analytical in approach with the ability to collate and analyze data from various sources and present the same in a structured manner. Excellent problem solving abilities
· Relationship building: Develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results. Operates within the Company’s formal and informal structures, builds allies and relationships across departments, uses allies to build consensus and create results, is appropriately diplomatic, understands others' roles and perspectives, can sell projects and ideas across the organization.
· Communication/Presentation skills: Appropriate communication skills to effectively interact with varying audiences including employees at all levels and 3rd parties
· Customer satisfaction skills: Demonstrate effective use of customer service principles. Possesses customer facing ability, seeks to continuously satisfy customers while delivering efficiencies for the Company
· Operational excellence: Possesses tactical skills to implement projects, is able to identify and act on opportunities
· Financial skills: Understands financials to the extent that he/she can contribute towards the commercialisation process, prepare budgets and understand P&L statements
Generic Competencies
· Results focus: Targets and achieves results, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, sets team standards and responsibilities, provides leadership/motivation.
· Work Standards: Setting high standards of performance for self; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed
· Building Partnerships: Ability to develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals. Ability to identify opportunities and take action to build strategic relationships between sections/department and other groups (both internal and external) including local authorities, stakeholders and other organizations
· Coaching: Able to coach others to transfer knowledge
· Managing Work Processes: Ability to measure and evaluate work processes, services and products to achieve organizational goals. Ability to redesign processes as needed using best methods and technology to meet or exceed business needs. Ability to use appropriate methods to identify opportunities, implement solutions, and measure impact
· Strategic Planning: Ability to use the results of strategic analysis to establish and commit to a course of action in order to accomplish long-range goals or the vision of the organization
· Understanding the Business: Uses business knowledge to achieve profitable growth; perceives the impact and implications of decisions on the business.
· Pursuing Personal Development: Actively identifying new areas for personal learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application in order to improve results
· Innovation: Is creative, able to think out of the norm to create solutions, is resourceful when solving complex problems
· Self-starter: Proactive with the discipline to work alone under pressure with respect for deadlines
· Ambitious and have the desire to play an instrumental role in helping the organization succeed and grow

Required Experience

· A seasoned HR profession with a minimum of 5 years of HR experience gained in a fast paced organization. The experience should cover core HR areas including organizational diagnosis & effectiveness, change management, employee/industrial relations, reward practices, talent management, performance and productivity management
· Proven record of handling complex employee relations issues
· Knowledge of laws governing employment and best-in-class HR practices

Educational Requirements:

· Graduate from recognized university
· Specialized post-graduate training in HR

Send your application attaching your Curriculum Vitae to jobs @ mumias-sugar.com to be received not later than 26th February, 2010.

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Peak Health Outpatient Center Jobs in Nakuru

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Peak Health Outpatient Center is a health care provider situated in Nakuru Town.We are seeking competent and innovative individuals to fill the following positions.

Registered Nurses

· Two positions available.
· Bachelor's degree or Diploma in Nursing.

Laboratory Technologist

· Registered with the Kenya Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Board.

Pharmaceutical Technologist

· Registered by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.
· Current license.

Cleaner/Messenger

· K.C.S.E.
· Motor cycle Driving license an added advantage.

Applications to be addressed to the

Chief Executive Officer,
Peak Health Outpatient Center,
P.O. Box 17878-20100,
Nakuru

or emailed to peakoutpatient @ gmail.com

Each application must include relevant training certificates and evidence of registration with the appropriate professional bodies.Applications sent later than 4th March, 2010 will not be considered.


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Field Sales Executive

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ A young and fast growing Nairobi based IT firm is looking of suitable individuals to join their dynamic sales team.
Candidates will need to be intelligent, fast learning and a great communicator, thus able to adapt to a constantly evolving market.

They should also be self motivated and hard working with the ability to handle pressure and targets.The ideal candidate will be a person with a real desire to succeed in life and a burning ambition to earn good money.

Experience in sales is an advantage but not a requirement of this position.Successful candidates will be given the chance to prove themselves on a commission only basis (all sales expenses will be covered by the company) for several months before being considered for salary options.

Interested applicants can send their CV to the Sales Manager at lwambua @ jengaweb.com.

Closing date for applications will be the 28th February 2010.

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Recruitment of Technical Staff

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ A joint, Kenyan/Middle-Eastern, star-up contractor in the field of GSM/CDMA is interested in hiring technical staff, under contractual basis, for:

· RF and Electrical installations
· Civil works
· CAD (using AutoCAD 2007)

Conditions:

· Relevant degree and/or technical certificates from recognised examining bodies
· At least one year experience in GSM/CDMA field
· Willing to travel and work temporarily away from our Nairobi office

Send your cv to techrecruit.kenyaoff @ gmail.com

Applications closing date 25/11/10

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VSF Belgium Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) Consultancy: Baseline Assessment for Animal Health Services Delivery

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF)

Terms of reference for a consultancy to carry out baseline assessment for animal health services delivery in Jonglei and Upper Nile state; under Livestock and Fisheries

Development Project MDTF –SS Grant No. TF 057638

Background

Veterinarian Sane Frontiers (VSF) Belgium is an international organization (INGO) whose mission is to improve the welfare of vulnerable populations in developing countries, by improving animal health and production.The goal of the project is to improve the food security and livelihood of vulnerable livestock dependent communities in South SudanVSF Belgium’s 15 years of animal health service provision in South Sudan has impacted positively on the community and changed lives of many families whose lives are dependent on livestock directly or indirectly.In order to build on the past successes VSF Belgium was identified by the Ministry of Animal Resources and Fisheries (MARF) and contracted to provide animal health services to communities of Nasir (Luakpiny), Maiwut, Ulang, Longochuk and Baliet counties of Upper Nile State and Akobo, Ayod, Old Fangak, Khurfulus, Wuror and Nyirol counties of Jonglei state under the Livestock and Fisheries Development Project.The project will run for a period of six (6) months.

The overall objective of the project is to

· Contribute to the improvement of the Food Security of the people in Southern Sudan through the deployment of services for animal health care and disease surveillance and prevention.
· Contribute to the capacity building of the MARF / Directorate of Animal Resources and Fisheries (DARF) in the area of the disease surveillance, detection and extension services for livestock management

The ultimate aim is to improve the capacity of MARF / DARF to act as a key actor of the community empowerment and a center for extension services for livestock herders, especially through the participation at a public-private dialogue to improve the marketing of the livestock sector and the efficiency in the delivery of the animal health care

Summary of the consultancy

As part of the above project VSF-Belgium is seeking to engage one expert to carry out baseline assessment in Upper Nile and Jonglei states.The consultancy will be carried out through interviews with DARF in the state, community dialogue with local authorities, and community animal workers (Community Animal Health Workers (CAHWs), Animal Health Auxiliaries (AHAs) and Stock Persons (SP)) in Upper Nile and Jonglei states.This will include compilation of data from community dialogue proceedings and interviews with DARF and counties official to form the basis of the consultancy final report.The consultancy will provide the information that will be used by VSF-Belgium to come up with the plans for prioritizing the animal health service delivery and livestock disease surveillance and monitoring. It is expected to start in 1st of March 2010.

Objectives of the consultancy

The overall objective of the consultancy will be to carry out baseline assessment in Jonglei and Upper Nile statesSpecific objectives will be

· To assess human capital (CAHWs, AHAs, SPs and Veterinary/Livestock officers) available at the county level.
· Assess the livestock intervention that is already in place, cold chain system, veterinary equipment - hence level of preparedness to deal with livestock disease emergencies at each county level.
· Identification of major priority livestock diseases that affect food security in the counties.
· Assess the veterinary administration structure level in each county.
· Assess livestock surveillance, monitoring and reporting system available in each county.
· Assess approximate population of livestock in each county.
· Identification of training gaps that need VSF-B and MARF’s attention in the counties.

The consultancy will be carried out in five counties of Upper Nile state, namely: Nasir, Ulang, Longochuk, Maiwut and Baliet and six counties of Jonglei state namely: Akobo, Ayod, Old Fangak, Khurfulus, Wuror and Nyirol; The duration of the consultancy will be two weeks. VSF Belgium and DARF staff will support the support the process on ground.

Deliverables

The consultant will be expected to submit a hard and a soft copy of a detailed work plan within two (2) days of signing the consultancy contract.A detailed final report will be presented to the VSF Belgium Country Programme manager based in Juba South Sudan office, Hai Malakal. The entire report will be presented in English and will remain the property of VSF-B and MARF. Hard copy and soft copy must be submitted.A draft report will be expected three days after the mission and final report one week after comments.

The contents of the report shall be as follows:

· Executive summary
· Background
· Description of the objectives of the mission and executive methodology
· Findings
· Problems encountered
· Recommendations
· Annexes covering Terms of Reference and abbreviations.

Responsibilities

VSF-B will facilitate booking and help were necessary in making the consultancy work easy.

Qualifications

The expert(s) are expected to have the following attributed

· Experience of two to three years conducting baseline surveys of the same nature
· Background in veterinary service delivery in post-conflict, rural and urban areas
· Experience in use of participatory methodologies
· Experienced in community based animal health delivery system.
· The consultant must be well vast with South Sudan

Contact informationInterested expert(s) should submit proposals indicating relevant qualifications and experience as well as detailed execution plan they would use for the mission. They should also indicate daily consultancy rates and possible starting dates.The proposals, CV and letter of motivation as well as three (3) referees should be sent electronically to recruitment @ vsfb.or.ke

Ref: MDTF Baseline Survey Consultancy.Deadline is 22/2/2010

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Training and Research Consultant - Community Safety - Somalia: SaferWorld Jobs

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Job Description

Title: Training and Research Consultant - Community Safety - Somalia

Duration: 3 months

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Purpose: To support the implementation of Saferworld’s Community Safety work in Somalia

Reporting To: Project Coordinator, Community Safety – Somalia

Key Relationships:

· Programme Manager - Somalia
· Advocacy and Communication Officer - Somalia
· Policy and Advocacy Programme – London
· Head of Africa (Horn)

Background

Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent and reduce violent conflict and promote cooperative approaches to security.We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the development of local capacities and structures.Saferworld has been working in Africa since 1997, with a primary focus upon East Africa and the Horn region. We have well-established programmes in Kenya, Uganda, Somalia and Sudan.In addition, Saferworld supports regional and international conflict prevention and security processes. Saferworld headquarters are in London, with a regional office in Nairobi, and country offices in Kampala and Juba.The Somalia programme is managed from Saferworld’s Nairobi office.

The organisation’s Somalia programme has two components. The first focuses on strengthening Somali Non-State Actors to better enable them to participate in policy dialogue with regional and national government and international actors, particularly on issues related to peace, security and development.The second component is focussed on promoting a ‘bottom-up’ approach to security promotion and armed violence reduction. This entails Saferworld providing technical support in the form of advice, training, analysis and report writing to a broad network of Somalia and international NGOs, international agencies and universities who are implementing community projects addressing safety and security issues across Somalia and also working jointly to analyse and report on the causes and potential solutions for such problems.

The overall purpose of Saferworld’s work in this area is to enhance the capacity of key stakeholders to address community safety issues in Somalia on a more sustained and inclusive basis.The project coordinator will be responsible for day-to-day support to those organisations working together with Saferworld under the above community safety framework. Roles and Responsibilities Programme implementation Working closely with key project partners and under the close supervision of the Project Coordinator, the consultant will be responsible for delivery of the following:

· Training and capacity building: Based on existing training materials, develop and test Somalia-specific training modules for use by project partners on key issues such as conflict analysis, conflict sensitivity, community safety, community-based policing and other areas relevant to the implementation of the community safety framework; support initial ‘training of trainer’ sessions for partners;

· Technical support for research:

Analysis of data collated by Community Safety Framework partners from (a) community level focus groups, (b) household victimization survey; production of reports and occasional presentations that provide an overall analysis of aggregate data;

Person Specification Essential:

· A masters degree, preferably in relevant subjects such as peace/conflict studies, development, international relations, education, statistics (or equivalent professional experience);
· Either: experience in teaching/ training methodologies, or, knowledge and experience of social research methods (preferably including use of both qualitative and quantitative methods);
· Experience of report writing;
· Experience of working in complex and politically-sensitive contexts, and excellent political judgement;
· Experience of living and/or working in Africa, preferably in Somalia;
· Ability to work in a non-partisan manner, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic differences;
· Good written and spoken English;
· A team player: able to demonstrate a constructive, cooperative and problem-solving approach;
· Authorised to work in Kenya;
· Willingness to travel to the Somali regions (security permitting).

Desirable

· Understanding of Somali political and cultural dynamics;
· Knowledge of community safety and gender roles
· Experience of working with civil society/ community, and of developing and implementing strategies for civil society/ community capacity-building;
· Background in and knowledge of contemporary peace and security-building programming areas (e.g. security sector reform, conflict-sensitivity, rule of law, armed violence reduction, disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration).

Terms and Conditions:

· Remuneration: Ksh.160,000/= (gross) per month.
· Hours: Minimum of 40 hours a week. However, the demands of the job are likely to be such that a willingness to work longer hours, as required, will be necessary.
· Duration of contract: 3 months with possibility of extension depending on performance and funding.

Application Process

Please send full CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the selection criteria to recruitment @ saferworld.org.uk Please use subject heading: TRC.


Deadline for applications: 19th February 2010.


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Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital Doctors Jobs in Kenya

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital is a 83 bed Paediatric hospital that admits patients from birth to 21yrs of ageWe offer clinical services in Muthaiga and 6 Satellite clinics in Nairobi.To enhance our clinical care, we are looking for dynamic and experienced individuals to take up the following positions:

Consultant Paediatrician

· Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBchB) or its equivalent
· Masters in Paediatrics and Child Health
· Registration with Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board as a specialist
· Training in Paediatric Advanced Life support(EPLS)
· Training in Paediatric HIV care
· Teaching and mentorship skills
· Computer literate
· Ability to work under pressure
· Good team player with good interpersonal skills
· Willingness to take up leadership position

Senior Medical Officer

· Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBchB) or its equivalent
· Registration with Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board
· Training in Paediatric Advanced Life Support (EPLS)
· Training in ETAT+
· Training in Paediatric HIV care
· Computer literate
· Ability to work under pressure and willingness to work odd hours
· Good team player with good interpersonal skills
· Willingness to take up leadership responsibilities

Interested candidates should submit their application letters together with detailed CVs and testimonials stating current employer (if any) and position, names of three referees two of which must be clinicians; day time telephone contact number to:

The Head of Human Resources
Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital
P.O Box 4232500100 Nairobi
Email: hr @ gerties.org

To reach not later than Friday February 26, 2010


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Finance and Administration Officer: Africa Now Jobs

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Africa Now an International Charity working with communities in Africa through a variety of poverty alleviation programs seeks to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of Finance and Administration Officer.Reporting to the Country Representative, the incumbent will be based at the Kisumu Office.

He/she will be expected to perform the following duties among others.

· Undertake all Administration and Human Resource functions of the organization
· In liaison with project teams, prepare daily/weekly and monthly finance requests as per approved budgets
· Work with project managers to prepare annually budgets and monitor expenditures against approved budget lines
· Prepare in-country monthly expenditure reports as well as financial reports to donors when required.

Specific Qualifications

· Minimum CPA 2 with at least 2 years work experience – preferably within the NGO sector.
· Excellent computer skills, experience with sage Accounting Software will be an added advantage
· Excellent oral and written communication skills


Qualified candidates are requested to send an application letter together with up-to-date CV indicating day-time telephone contacts, names and telephone contacts of 3 referees so as to reach the undersigned by 19th February 2010.
Country Representative
Africa Now
P.O Box 2514
Court Drive,
Off Rid-doch Road,
Kisumu
E-mail kisumu @ africanow.org

Africa Now is an equal opportunity employer

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Assistant Systems Administrator: Sasini Limited Jobs in Kenya

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sasini Limited is listed in the Nairobi Stock Exchange.The Company is engaged in growing, processing and marketing of Tea and Coffee products and has in the last few years diversified into value added activities including coffee milling, branded teas and coffees and lifestyle coffee lounges.Sasini provides direct employment to over 5,000 Kenyans.

Our vision is to be a leader in producing, selling, marketing and serving quality tea, coffee and related products to the world.We are currently looking for an Assistant Systems Administrator to be based at our Head Office, Nairobi.Reporting to the Systems Administrator, the successful candidate will be responsible for supporting effective and efficient systems and network user support.

Responsibilities

Key responsibilities include:

· Assisting in the design and maintenance of the LAN/WAN infrastructure
· Assisting in customizing the network to meet organizational needs by connecting the necessary hardware
· Monitoring performance of the network and investigating user problems, identifying their source, developing and implementing solutions
· Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other software applications system support
· Web applications development and support
· Developing and conducting training for system users on operating systems, internet/email and other applications
· Managing and supervising scheduled preventive maintenance
· Information security planning, implementation and support

Qualifications

· A Bachelor of Science degree in IT or equivalent
· Microsoft Certified Engineer (MCSE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Systems Developer (MCSD) and A+ qualifications would be a definite advantage
· Minimum 2 years experience in a similar position
· Highly motivated, energetic, independent self-starter with strong communication skills

Interested applicants should email an application letter, a detailed CV including three (3) professional referees with email and telephone contacts to recruitment @ sasini.co.ke by Wednesday, 17th February 2010.

Please indicate how your education and experience qualify you for the position.

Only those short listed for interview will be contacted

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Coffee Mill Accountant: Sasini Limited Jobs in Kenya

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sasini Limited is listed in the Nairobi Stock Exchange.The Company is engaged in growing, processing and marketing of Tea and Coffee products and has in the last few years diversified into value added activities including coffee milling, branded teas and coffees and lifestyle coffee lounges.Sasini provides direct employment to over 5,000 Kenyans.

Our vision is to be a leader in producing, selling, marketing and serving quality tea, coffee and related products to the world.We are currently looking for a Coffee Mill Accountant for our Coffee Operations based in Kiambu.Reporting to the Chief Accountant - Coffee, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all Coffee Mill accounting matters and ensuring efficient and effective financial management.Responsibilities

Key responsibilities will include:

· Maintaining grower’s accounts and ensuring accurate and efficient processing of sales
· Overseeing the preparation of monthly Coffee Mill reports for submission to Head Office
· Verifying supplier invoices for payment
· Preparing and communication budgets for the Coffee Mill, monitoring expenditure and carrying out monthly variance analysis
· Preparing accurate and timely management accounts on monthly basis
· Liaising closely with appropriate Field Officers to ensure farmers statements and remittances are carried out effectively and efficiently
· Handling accounts receivables at the Coffee Mill as well as approving cash expenditure as per policy
· Supervising Coffee Mill Accounts staff and ensuring adherence to statutory and company policies and procedures
· Maintaining accurate Coffee Mill payroll and ensuring proper statutory records
· Assisting in routine audit functions and ensuring adequate compliance with laid down operating procedures with special emphasis on strengthening Internal controls

Qualifications

· A Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting/Finance or Business related discipline
· CPA (K), ACCA or equivalent.
· Minimum 5 years experience at supervisory or management level in a similar position
· Excellent analytical and report writing skills
· Highly motivated, energetic, independent self-starter with strong communication skills
· Demonstrate proficiency in accounting software packages. Experience with ERP systems will be an added advantage.

Interested applicants should email an application letter, a detailed CV including three (3) professional referees with email and telephone contacts to recruitment @ sasini.co.ke by Wednesday, 17th February 2010.Please indicate how your education and experience qualify you for the position.

Only those short listed for interview will be contacted

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Company Engineer: Sasini Limited Jobs in Kenya

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sasini Limited is listed in the Nairobi Stock Exchange.The Company is engaged in growing Teas and Coffees and has in the last few years diversified into value added activities including branded teas and coffees, horticulture, dairy and lifestyle coffee lounges.Sasini provides direct employment to over 5,000 Kenyans.

Our vision is to be a leader in producing, selling, marketing and serving quality tea, coffee and related products to the world.We are currently looking for a Company Engineer for our Tea Operations based in Sotik, Kenya. Reporting to the General Manager - Tea, the Company Engineer will be responsible for all technical matters of the Company.

Responsibilities

· Overseeing all technical engineering matters of the company
· Overseeing the operations of the factories and central workshop
· Liaising with government and other related agencies

Qualifications

· First class Engineering Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
· Chartered Engineer
· Excellent educational track record
· Minimum 15 – 20 years in the tea industry

Interested applicants should email an application letter and a detailed CV to recruitment @ sasini.co.ke by Friday, 19th February 2010.Please indicate how your education and experience qualify you for the position.

Only those short listed for interview will be contacted

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Internal Auditor: Sasini Limited Jobs in Kenya

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Sasini Limited is listed in the Nairobi Stock Exchange.The Company is engaged in growing, processing and marketing of Tea and Coffee products and has in the last few years diversified into value added activities including coffee milling, branded teas and coffees and lifestyle coffee lounges.Sasini provides direct employment to over 5,000 Kenyans.

Our vision is to be a leader in producing, selling, marketing and serving quality tea, coffee and related products to the world.We are currently looking for an Internal Auditor.Reporting to the Audit Committee, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing independent and objective assurance to the Board and Senior Management Team on the adequacy and effectiveness of key internal controls in the Company.

Responsibilities

Key responsibilities will include:

· Take overall responsibility for the Company’s Internal Audit function in relation to compliance, internal control effectiveness and reporting standards in all Company Locations
· Plan for, conduct and report on required financial, operational and special audits in the Company
· Supervise and manage the Internal Audit budget and staff and provide quality control over all activities and output of the said staff
· Facilitate the continuous development of and monitor the effectiveness of the risk management function of the Company
· Prepare periodic reports for the user community, management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors
· Prepare annual audit plans in consultation with all concerned and monitor progress on the implementation of the plans
· Disseminate Best Practices identified from individual audits and other sources such as professional journals
· Follow-up on the progress of implementation of management recommendations
· Maintain working relationships with external auditors and ensure implementation of recommendations
· Any other duties and assignments as may be required by the Managing Director and the Finance Committee of the Board

Qualifications

· A Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting/Finance or a business related degree
· CPA (K) or ACCA or equivalent. CIA and/or CISA qualification will be an added advantage
· Minimum 5 years experience as auditor in a busy audit office (internal and external)
· Excellent analytical and report writing skills
· Highly motivated, energetic, independent self-starter with strong communication skills
· Demonstrate proficiency in IT particularly computer assisted audit techniques

Interested applicants should email an application letter and a detailed CV to recruitment @ sasini.co.ke by Wednesday, 17th February 2010.

Please indicate how your education and experience qualify you for the position.Only those short listed for interview will be contacted

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