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The Aga Khan University, Nairobi Career Opportunity - Planning Coordinator

Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU) is committed to excellence in education, research and service. The University strives for quality, international standards and relevance in all of its programmes.

Applications are invited from appropriately qualified candidates for a Nairobi based position of 
Planning Coordinator.

The Position

Reporting to the Budget and Planning Manager, the Planning Coordinator will be responsible to coordinate the financial requirements of planning grant for the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) and Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), within

Job Vacancies in the Packaging Industry in Tanzania


Our client, based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is a leading manufacturer of various flexible packing materials such as co extrusion 3 layers, P.P. extrusion, mono layer extrusion, co extrusion for milk pouches, co-extrusion for shrink-wrapping, and HDPE extrusion for shopping bags.

Our client uses state of the art technology multi-colour flexographic printing machineries from Europe which print on LDPE, BOPP, metalised BOPP, paper, P.E. Paper in full color process, meeting international standards.

Our Client is looking to fill a number of positions including:

Plant Manager – Flexible Packaging

The Plant Manager will have overall responsibility for the



The Mombasa Polytechnic University College Job Opportunities

Applications are invited from persons qualified for positions described hereunder to reach the address below not later than Friday 16th April, 2010.

Applications must be sent together with one copy of a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials. The reference number of the position applied for must be clearly indicated on the Application Letter.

Position:
 Deputy Principal (Administration, Finance and Planning)
Grade 16
Ref. No. MPUC/N/DP/ADMIN/01/2010
1 Post
(Re-advertisement)

Requirements:


Consultants and Contractors Required for Tourism Trust Fund

The Tourism Trust Fund, (TTF) was established by the Government of Kenya through Legal Notice Number 47 of the Exchequer and Audit Act (Cap. 412).

Our objective is to alleviate poverty and assist sustainable community development and conservation of natural and cultural resources through direct assistance to the tourism industry.

To achieve this, we fund small to medium sized tourism enterprises and community based organizations, local authorities, tourism area plans and policies that work towards opening up new areas for tourism in Kenya, with the ultimate aim of diversifying Kenya's product.

TTF want to ensure Kenya's tourism growth continues to


Grassroots Alliance for Community Education (G.R.A.C.E) Africa Jobs in Kenya - Accounts /Administration Assistant and IT Officer


Grassroots Alliance for Community Education (G.R.A.C.E) Africa is a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) whose mission is to expand the capacity of community based organizations for self-determined, high-impact and sustainable initiatives leading to better health and development for all. G.R.A.C.E Africa is headquartered in the USA and is staffed and managed in Kenya.

G.R.A.C.E Africa is inviting applications for the following positions.

Accounts /Administration Assistant

Position Description

Reporting to the Financial Controller the



Credit Officer Job Vacancy in a Kenyan Micro Finance Institution

A fast growing micro-lender requires the services of an experienced Credit Officer.

Operating in the informal sector, we aim to uplift the socio-economic status and earning potential of our customers by offering them high quality, affordable and diversified financial services.

In order to afford our members maximum efficiency, we would like to hire an experienced Credit Officer who is adaptable, self driven individual, ready for challenge, with highly developed skills in delivering cutting edge and swift Credit solutions that would have a profound positive effect in Loan portfolio.

The Credit Officer will report to Management on matters pertaining to Credit Management.

Key roles include:
  • Participate in the formulation and implementation of



Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) Young Professionals Programme Career Opportunity


Ref. No.KIP/YP/05/10

As part of its capacity building activities, KIPPRA runs a one-year Young Professionals (YPs) Programme, during which the participants go through a public policy analysis and formulation course, among other courses, and hands-on policy research and analysis.

The Institute invites applications from suitable and qualified candidates for 2010/2011 YP programme, which commences in July 2010.

Vacancies exist within the following Divisions and units: Macroeconomics; Productive Sector (Agriculture, Industry, Services, Trade etc); Social Sector (poverty, education, health, and other social issues); Infrastructure and Economic Services Sector (transport, energy, physical infrastructure, housing etc); Private Sector Development (investment, financial services, business environment etc); and Environment for Development (EfD-Kenya).

Candidates must possess at least MA or MSc degree in Economics or related social sciences.

In the application letter, candidates should state clearly the target Division based on


Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) Jobs - Librarian, Accountant, Environmental Economist and Program Analyst


The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is a public policy research Institute established to develop human and institutional capacities, by undertaking economic forecasting, policy analysis and research; contributing to the formulation of medium and long-term strategic perspectives for development of Kenya; and undertaking capacity building.

To meet its growing demand, the Institute invites qualified, experienced and dynamic candidates to fill the following positions.

Librarian
Ref No:
KIP/KIPPDOC/LIB/01/10

The Librarian will be responsible for overseeing the library operations, developing and maintaining high quality collections of relevant print and




Mastermind Tobacco (K) Ltd Jobs in Kenya - Human Resources & Corporate Affairs Manager Designate and Projects Manager

Mastermind Tobacco (K) Ltd is one of the leading tobacco growers and manufacturers of fast moving 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 the company's objectives are met fully.

If you believe you can contribute to the growth of our Regional reach apply for the following jobs.

Human Resources & Corporate Affairs Manager Designate

The Job
  • Implementing all Human Resources and Corporate affairs related programmes, activities and plans for the company and our subsidiaries in and



SACCO Finance Manager Job Vacancy

One of our leading SACCO clients seeks to recruit a Manager to provide high level management and financial leadership for its operations.

Reporting directly to the Board, the successful candidate will provide executive leadership, develop strategies and plans aimed at achieving and implementing organization's objectives.

Key Responsibilities
  • Leading in the development and implementation of appropriate objectives and strategies to enhance profitability
  • Reviewing, directing and managing the company's financial operational systems, procedures and control.
  • Identifying markets and opportunities for business growth
  • Overseeing development and implementation of all plans and productivity improvement programmes
  • Ensuring integrity in financial and management of organizational business.
  • Providing proactive public relations to enhance the company's corporate image.
  • Leading and motivating a skilled workforce from diverse and



Assistant Electrical Engineer Job in Kenya

A large manufacturing company is looking for an Assistant Electrical Engineer

Qualifications:
  • Degree/Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a reputable institution
Working Experience:
  • 5 - 10 years in manufacturing industry
Age Group:
  • 30-40 years
Duties
  • Maintenance of switchgear, panels, power factor banks, breakers, transformers and


Kenya Meat Commission (KMC) Jobs in Kenya - Supply Chain Manager, Accountant and Personal Secretary

Kenya Meat Commission, a state Corporation established by an Act of parliament whose vision is to be the preferred world class meat and meat products processor seeks to recruit suitable persons for the following positions:

Job Title:
 Supply Chain Manager 
Ref No:
 SCM/01/03/10

The successful candidate's overall responsibility will be managing supplies, purchasing and disposal processes reporting to the Managing Commissioner.

Key Job Profile
  • Managing the tendering and quotation process as well as contract management,
  • Participating in developing and reviewing procurement policies and procedures
  • Identifying potential cost saving areas through competitive tendering and negotiations
  • Ensuring suppliers meet prequalification and comply with public procurement procedures.
  • Leading, training and managing the supplies team towards delivering the required supplies.
  • Managing the transaction approval processes and



Research and Science Director - The International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH) Kenya Jobs

The International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH) is an international NGO, based in Mombasa and affiliated with ICRH Ghent University, Belgium.

Its focus is on clinical, epidemiology and behavioral research and interventions in the area of reproductive health, with special emphasis on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.

ICRH works closely with national and international partners in research and research-based interventions and best practices, and is currently implementing research projects for the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) and the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP).

The organization has over 70 highly qualified and motivated staff and over the


Accountant and Communications Officer Job Opportunities - Institute for Culture and Ecology (ICE)

ICE is a Kenyan organization that promotes endogenous development through use of indigenous knowledge in environmental management, food security and livelihoods improvement.

ICE is seeking qualified persons to fill the following positions:

Accountant 
Ref:
 A1010

Overall responsibilities:
  • Implement, monitor and review as appropriate the finance and human resource policies and procedures
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for management, board and funders
  • Coordinate the process of financial planning, budgeting and control
  • Recording of financial transactions in the relevant books of accounts
  • Be in-charge of day to day running of finance and human resource functions
  • External audit preparation, coordination of audit process and




Administrative Assistant - Hivos Kenya Jobs

Hivos Kenya is looking for anAdministrative Assistant to provide administrative support to The Africa Biogas Partnership Programme (ABPP) Team.

ABPP aims to establish a domestic biogas sector in six African countries: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Senegal, Tanzania and Uganda. In each country a local (government) agency is in charge of programme implementation and partnerships have been created with governments, NGOs, micro-finance and vocational training institutions and peoples organisations.

The administrative assistant will work 75% for the ABBP and 25% directly for the Kenya office Regional representative.

Responsibilities:

Accounting and Finance
  • Manage Petty Cash
  • Prepare and process purchase orders, invoices, manual cheques



Public Relations & Communications Officer - FIDA Kenya Jobs

FIDA Kenya is an organization that is committed to the creation of a society that is free of all forms of discrimination against women and is looking for dynamic, innovative and experienced individual to fill the following position: -

Public Relations & Communications Officer 
(to be based at the Nairobi Office)

Duties: -
  • To enhance the visibility of FIDA Kenya on issues of gender and transformative justice.
  • Development and implementation of communication strategies and policies.
  • Coordination of publicity and advocacy strategies for various FIDA Kenya programs.
  • Monitoring coverage, media coverage of FIDA Kenya and women's rights issues and responding to the same.
  • Drafting of speeches, press statements and articles for



Exciting Career in Regional Clinical Research Company

A leading clinical research company with a focus on the management of phase I-IV clinical trials in the region is seeking to fill two positions in its Nairobi office.

Senior Clinical Research Associate (SCRA)

The SCRA will be expected to oversee project activities associated with the monitoring functions of Phase I-IV clinical research studies while continuing to develop his/her knowledge of the drug development process, good clinical practices and relevant regulations.

This position will have interim office administrative responsibilities and requires a multi-talented person with administrative skills as well as the ability to manage investigator site activities to ensure the integrity of clinical data, in adherence to all applicable regulatory guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

The incumbent must have a life sciences degree or a nursing qualification and a minimum of three years of relevant clinical research experience on pharmaceutical or


Assistant Underwriter (Life) - ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company) Jobs

ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company) is a specialized institution of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) established to service and develop the needs of the insurance and reinsurance industry within the Sub-Region.

We are seeking a high calibre and results-oriented professional to create growth, capacity, and competitive advantage in our business in the capacity of Assistant Underwriter (LIFE).

Ref No.
 AU/HR/ 02/10
Assistant Underwriter (Life)

To assist in effecting the mandate of the company in all aspects of Life Reinsurance Underwriting.

He/She will specifically:-
  • Underwrite life reinsurance business;
  • Analyze risk profiles from cedants and make appropriate recommendations;
  • Market company products and services;
  • Participate in company training initiatives for staff and clients;
  • Perform any other duties as will be assigned from time to time
The person

The preferred candidate should have:
  • An upper class degree in Actuarial Science from a recognized University, with a 3 year minimum experience in life insurance underwriting gained from an insurance/reinsurance company;
  • An Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) will be an added advantage;
  • Computer fluency in MS Office suite plus other Insurance/ Reinsurance packages;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills;
  • Be a team player;
  • Be between 25-35 years of age
Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit applications to


Head of Information and Communications - Peponi House Jobs

Peponi House

Preparatory School

Co-ed IAPS Day School, 6-13

A School of many Nations, a Family of One.

For September 2010, we are looking for a
 Head of Information and Communications

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher to fill this important role.

It is essential that applicants have relevant experience of working in a British Curriculum School and excellent ICT skills.

Further information is available on request.

Applications, with full CV and details of 2 referees, should be


Communication Officer/Expert with Knowledge in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Consultant for the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) Jobs

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry of Finance

Call for Expression of Interest for Recruitment of Communication Officer/Expert with Knowledge in Geographical Information System (GIS) Consultant for the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP)

Background

The Government of Kenya is committed to revitalizing the economy and setting it back on the path of medium to long –term growth projections.

To achieve this it recognizes that economic recovery and prosperity will have to be a deliberate, targeted and intensive investment process that not only meets the short terms needs but also provides a framework for long-term growth and sustainability.

The slowing down of the economy to a paltry 1.7% in 2009 compared to


Website Design and Blog Development Consultant for the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) Jobs


Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry of Finance

Call for Expression of Interest forWebsite Designand Blog Development Consultantfor the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP)

Background

The Government of Kenya is committed to revitalizing the economy and setting it back on the path of medium to long –term growth projections.

To achieve this it recognizes that economic recovery and prosperity will



Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Consultant for the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) Jobs

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry of Finance

Call for Expression of Interest for Recruitment ofGeographical Information Systems (GIS) Consultant for the Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP)

Background

The Government of Kenya is committed to revitalizing the economy and setting it back on the path of medium to long –term growth projections.

To achieve this it recognizes that economic recovery and prosperity will have to be a deliberate, targeted and intensive investment process that not only meets the short terms needs but also provides a framework for long-term growth and sustainability.

The slowing down of the economy to a paltry 1.7% in 2009 compared to the 7.1% at the end of 2007 due to the spiral effects of the global economic downturn and


Programme Assistant, Branch Cordinator and Disaster Management Officer - Kenya Red Cross Society Jobs

The Kenya Red Cross Society is a humanitarian relief organisation created in 1965 through an Act of Parliament, CAP 256 of the Laws of Kenya.

The Society has aligned its organisational structure with its strategic direction aimed at decentralising decision making authority to its Regional and Branch network where the core business takes place.

The Society seeks to invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following positions.

Position Title:
 Programme Assistant, Water & Sanitation
Reporting to:
 Head of Department, Water & Sanitation
Job Location:
 Headquarters (Nairobi)

Overall Purpose

The successful candidate will be responsible to the Head of Department for


Sales Executive - Marble & Granite Products Jobs

A rapidly expanding business firm is interested in recruiting an experienced sales executive for the above product range.

Applicants for this position should demonstrate a passion for sales and be results driven.

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Minimum Bachelors degree in a business related field or Diploma in Sales & Marketing
  • Project management skills highly desirable
  • At least two years relevant work experience
  • An understanding of the local building/construction industry
  • Must have excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Should be able to prepare and make high level presentations at



Project Managers (2 Posts) Job Opportunities

BSc in construction Management or Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering

HND will be an added advantage

Four years experience (minimum) in a construction company

Driving Licence class ‘B’

Age 25 years and above

Qualified applicants should send their CVs applications including email address and


Country Director - Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) Jobs


AAH-I, an international non-profit making agency that implements health and development projects in Africa seeks to recruit a dynamic, innovative, development leader for the position ofCountry Directorfor its programme in Uganda.

The position will be based in AAH-I‘s Kampala Office.

With overall responsibility for AAH-I programmes in Uganda, the Country Director ensures that the programmes are planned, implemented and coordinated within the overall AAH-I programme strategy and ensures prudent management of resources to



Procurement Services Agent (PSA) for the MSH office in Juba, Sudan

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with nearly 2,000 staff from more than 60 nations.

Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to identify one or more vendors that can serve as a Procurement Services Agent (PSA) for the MSH office in Juba, Sudan.

This project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the successful vendor(s) must be experienced in conducting competitive procurements in compliance with the U.S. Federal Acquisition Regulations.

The goods to be purchased will be delivered to


Savannah Plains International School Shinyanga Teaching Jobs

As part of our expansion for August 2010 we require qualified and experienced teachers for the above positions. The ideal candidates will have previous experience in an international school or with British National Curriculum and Cambridge International Examinations.

Required for August 2010
  1. Nursery/Reception Teacher
  2. Head of Department — Science
  3. Special Educational Needs Teacher
  4. Senior Primary Teacher
  5. Junior Primary Teacher
  6. Geography Teacher
  7. Head of English
  8. History Teacher
  9. Physical Education Teacher (Primary)
  10. Business Studies/Accounting Teacher
  11. Design & Technology Teacher
  12. Biology Teacher (must offer



Motor Cycle Riders Jobs

A leading motor vehicle spare parts dealer is looking for highly competent, proactive &self driven personnel to fill the following position:

Motor Cycle Riders

Required qualifications:
  • Be a holder of O-level certificate.
  • Have knowledge of Nairobi and its Environs.
  • 2-3 years Experience in conducting delivery services.
  • Valid driving license for Motor cycles.
  • Age limit 23 years and above.
  • Sales experience will be an added advantage
Hand written applications enclosing up to date C.V, Copies of


Head Teacher - A.C.K. Thika Memorial Church School Jobs

A.C.K. Thika Memorial Church School is looking for a person for the position of a head teacher.

Qualifications
  • Minimum qualification-Diploma/ATS 3
  • More than 5yrs teaching experience in a performing school preferably in a similar capacity or deputy headteacher.
  • Must be a committed Christian practicing values and preferably an Anglican.
  • Must be aged between 35 and above.
  • Must be self-motivated and ready to work under minimum supervision.
  • Must be result oriented.
Applications should reach the Chairman not later than


Sales Executive Jobs in a Publishing Company

Required by a leading Publishing company Dynamic Sales People able to meet challenges
  • Be able to consistently meet & exceed sales quotas
  • Establish new accounts & increase sales accounts
  • Achieve greater success with corporate accounts
  • Career in Marketing with a Degree/Diploma/Certificate
  • Have a Minimum of 3 years experience in similar field
  • Have at least 3 independent references
  • Certificate of good conduct (MUST) apply
Application Deadline 12/03/2010 

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