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Lake Victoria North Water Services Board Job Opportunities in Kenya

1.     Asset Development Manager
2.     Asset Development Officer
3.     Human Resource Officer
4.     Accountant
Lake Victoria North Water Services Board was established under the Water Act 2002, as part of the reforms in the water sector. The Boards is responsible for the efficient and economical provision of water and sewerage within its area of jurisdiction as authorized by the Licensee.
The Board seeks to recruit self driven and result oriented candidates to fill the following positions:
1. Asset Development Manager
LVNWSB P1/2010
2 Posts
Reporting to the Technical Manager, the position will be responsible for:
  • Preparing investment proposals for donor funding;
  • Preparing contract documents, including evaluation of prequalification of documents, evaluation of proposals and tender works;
  • Management of consultants and carrying out a review of the consultants’ reports;
  • Ensuring adherence to design and construction standards by consultants;
  • Developing new water and sewerage schemes;
  • Monitoring and supervising the development /construction and rehabilitation of water supplies;

Kirinyaga Water and Sanitation Company (KIRIWASCO) Career Opportunities

1.     Commercial Manager
2.     Technical Manager
General
Kirinyaga Water and Sanitation Company (KIRIWASCO) is a registered Company limited by guarantee and contracted by Tana Water Services Board (TWSB) to run the following water Supply Schemes: Ndia, Kerugoya, Sagana, and Wang’uru. The Company’s area of jurisdiction is over 500km2 with a population of about 350,000 and about 150 members of staff.
KIRIWASCO, in its pursuit to be the best Water and Sanitation Services Provider in Kenya, is inviting applications from suitably experienced and qualified candidates for the following posts:
Commercial Manager
General
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Commercial Manager will ensure that all financial resources of the Company are well managed, prudently invested, fully accounted for and reported efficiently.


The Specific Duties and Responsibilities will be to:

Governance and Human Rights Specialist – The Embassy of Finland in Nairobi Jobs

The Embassy of Finland in Nairobi is seeking a Governance and Human Rights Specialist to be first appointed for a one year contract, with the possibility of an extension.
Main Tasks:
  • To work closely together with Governance Counsellor at the Embassy of Finland in order to monitor and analyse the state of governance, democracy and human rights in Kenya as well as the Kenyan Governments’ efforts, including the reform agenda, in these fields. Within good governance, to pay special attention to state of corruption in Kenya as well as to monitor anti-corruption efforts and to assess their success. Report regularly on these subjects and prepare special briefs when required.
  • Follow specific programmes in the governance, justice and gender sector Finland is supporting through development cooperation. This includes i.a. identification, preparation, implementation and monitoring of such programmes.
  • Participate, on behalf of the Embassy, in Development Partners’ coordination and cooperation in the fields of governance, democracy, human rights and gender equality.
  • Make recommendations of support to Kenyan national actors, including CSOs, in good governance, democracy, human rights and gender equality. Monitor use of such support and report thereof.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the Head of Mission.
Qualifications:

Career Opportunity in British American Tobacco (BAT)

1.     Technical Operator
2.     Electrical Technician
3.     Forklift Driver
4.     Quality Facilitator
5.     Quality Supervisor
Job Title: Technical Operator
Reference Number:
 wo/ECA/KE/Ops/30-04-10/50 Location: Kenya Reporting To: Shift Manager
Job Summary
  • The incumbent will be responsible for operating a cigarette making/peripheral machine to achieve set target quality parameters and meet market demand at optimum cost and to maintain a clean and safe working environment.
Key Responsibilities

Ministry of State for Public Service Job Vacancies – Secretarial Personnel

Republic of Kenya
Office of the Prime Minister

Ministry of State for Public Service Vacancies 
Secretarial Personnel

Applications are invited for the following posts in various Districts in the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Ministry of Housing and Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Development.
Personal Secretary III
Job Group ‘H’
Ninety Eight (98) Posts Salary Scale KSh.16,692 x 835 – 17,527 x 876 – 18,403 x 920 – 19,323 x 966 – 20,289p.m.
Vacancy No.PA/01/10

A. Duties and Responsibilities
The main duties of a Personal Secretary III at this level entail: recording dictation in shorthand and transcribing it in typewritten form; processing data; management of e-office; ensuring security of office records, documents and equipment; operating office equipment; management of office protocol; managing office petty cash; handling telephone calls and appointments; and undertaking any secretarial duties that may be assigned. An officer at this level may be required to work for more than one officer.


B. Requirements for Appointment

Consulting Services for Preparation of a National Urban Development Policy for Kenya

Republic of Kenya
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry of Local Government

Request for Expression of Interest
National Urban Development Policy (NUDP)

Consulting Services for Preparation of a National Urban Development Policy for Kenya
Sida Contribution No. 31000342
Background: The Government of the Republic of Kenya has applied for financing from Sweden to support the development of a National Urban Development Policy.
The Government of Kenya through the Office of The Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry of Local Government, with support from Sweden through the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has embarked on the preparation of a National Urban Development Policy (NUDP).
The broad objectives of the National Urban Development Policy (NUDP) are directed at facilitating and enhancing the role and contributions of urban centers in national socio-economic development. This policy framework is envisaged to play an important role in preparing us for negotiations with urban stakeholders and would be built around the key and immediate needs of all people in urban areas.
The Policy is envisaged to strengthen the governance, development planning, urban investments, and delivery of infrastructure services. Finally the policy will also substantially contribute towards poverty reduction, economic growth and faster realization of Kenya’s Vision 2030.
A Concept Paper for the Development of a National Urban Development Policy was finalized and officially launched in February 2009 by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry of Local Government.


Scope of consultancy services:

Training and Development Consultant – Hawkins Associates Ltd Jobs

K.H.l. Training Ltd., an associate firm of Hawkins Associates Ltd. is a leading provider of management training, development and consultancy services to a wide range of organizations in the private, public and NGO sectors of the economy. The firm has a vacancy for a Training & Development Consultant which it now wishes to fill.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:-
  • Developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with clients;
  • Identifying and assessing training and development needs of clients;
  • Designing and implementing appropriate solutions to address these needs;
  • Reviewing and evaluating the effectiveness of the solutions implemented;
  • Marketing and promotion of the firm’s services.
We invite applications from Kenya citizens who hold a Masters degree or post graduate diploma in human capital development, education, social sciences or similar disciplines.

VSF Suisse Regional Office Consultancy Services – Participatory Impact Assessment

Request for Expression of Interest for Consultancy Services
The Consortium of VSF Belgium, VSF Germany and VSF Switzerland are International NGOs whose mission is to improve the welfare of vulnerable populations in developing countries, through improving animal health and production.
The Consortium seeks to hire a consultant to conduct Participatory Impact Assessment on the Interactive Booklets on Children Drought Preparedness for Improved Community Response to Drought (ICRD) phase II project which is ECHO funded

Background
The overall goal of the project is to contribute to alleviating the impact of current drought and frequent drought cycles on the target vulnerable local communities in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Somalia.
Rather than providing significant levels of external support, the project seeks to enable pastoralists to build on their own knowledge and to utilize their existing assets (both social and capital) more effectively. ICRD II is a follow up project built on the achievements of a first phase implemented one year earlier. It seeks to replicate outcomes of the results. These can be then used to influence the development of future drought preparedness.
During the first phase of ICRD, under result IV, 2,500 interactive booklets were produced using western teaching methodologies for school children in order to enable them to realize the impact of different drought management methodologies.
Distribution was done in 20 primary schools in the three clusters, and 21 teachers trained on the use of the booklets.


Purpose of Consultancy

Assistant Technical Advisor: VSF-Belgium Job Advertisement in Juba Sudan

VSF-Belgium is an NGO working with disadvantaged communities to increase their standard of living and improve food security through improved animal health and animal production. In East Africa, our programmes focus on community based animal health services, training centers for mid-level animal health workers and sustainable natural resource utilisation.
Position Title: Assistant Technical Advisor
Project: 
Livestock Epidemio-Surveillance Southern Sub- Project Duty station: Juba, Sudan Duration: 1 Year renewable Deadline for Application: 12th May 2010 Availability: June 2010

Role
The Assistant Technical Advisor will assist in day to day activities and standing in for the Technical Advisor during his/her absence and coordinate the implementation of the LESP Project in Juba, Southern Sudan. This will involve provision of both technical and strategic leadership; ensuring efficient project development and management; ensuring that systems and procedures are in line with VSFB policies, VSFB strategy, donor and legal requirements.
The Assistant Technical Advisor reports to the Technical Advisor, Southern Sudan
Context
VSF B is looking to recruit a highly motivated individual that is capable of managing a multi disciplinary team and delivering timely project outputs.


Main Responsibilities

Regional Security Officer Job Vacancy – Safaricom Limited

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within Security Department in Supply Chain and Administration Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
Regional Security Officer
Ref: SC&A- RSO– MAY10

Reporting to the Senior Manager – Security, the Regional Security Officer will supervise and coordinate provision of security and safety related requirements for staff as well as the company facilities in designated regions under the close guidance of the Senior Manager – Security.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Supervision of all security related functions in the assigned region;
  • Coordination of services rendered by regional security service providers;
  • Ensuring timely maintenance and repairs of security equipment and installations;
  • Investigating all company/ staff related security cases in liaison with the Senior Security Officer;
  • Assisting the Senior Manager – Security with coordination of security requirements for company functions/events;
  • Assisting the Health and Safety Manager with coordination of regional emergency evacuation exercises.
Minimum Requirements:

Oracle Certified Instructor Job Vacancy

Kenya College of Management and Information Technology is dedicated to offer Quality and Reliable Training to Professionals, Educators, Administrators, Developers and Users of Information Technology. Because of our experience and Objective Training we have been Certified by Oracle University as  an Oracle Academy.
To accommodate this expansion, we are therefore hiring; Oracle Certified Instructors
The Person
  • Must be a University graduate with a Degree in Information Technology or Computer science or equivalent
  • Must be and Oracle Certified Instructor
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience as an Oracle Instructor
  • Ready to work in a very busy environment (Training Institution)
  • Knowledge on testing a must have.
  • Good SQL command is an added advantage
  • Age bracket 22-30 years old

Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) – Invitation for Expression of Interest – For Provision of Internal Audit Services

Invitation for Expression of Interest - EOI/02/2009-2010 For Provision of Internal Audit Services
The Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) was created by the Insurance (Amendment Act) of 2006 which came
into effect on 1st May, 2007. IRA was established with the mandate of regulating, supervising and developing the
insurance industry in Kenya.
IRA has outsourced its internal audit process for the past 1 year. IRA and is seeking expressions of interest from
reputable firms of accountants who are interested in:
  • Assisting IRA to develop and maintain a Risk Based Internal Audit Plan
  • Performing an internal appraisal of IRA’s operations in accordance with the Internal Audit Plan
  • Working with IRA’s Management to facilitate continuous improvement of systems and proactive management of risks
  • Researching, disseminating and tailoring of best practice relevant to IRA
  • Providing advice in relation to IRA procedures and systems

Northern Corridor Transit Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA) Jobs

Our client Northern Corridor Transit Transport Coordination Authority (NCTTCA) was established in 1985 by the Member states of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and Democratic Republic of Congo in accordance with the provisions of Article 37 of the Corridor Transit Agreement. The Northern Corridor links the Kenyan seaport of Mombasa on the Indian Ocean to the landlocked Countries mentioned above. The Authority’s mission is to facilitate transit transport by: Promoting development of infrastructure; Harmonization of transport and custom policies; Promotion of private sector participation and investments along the corridor, among others.
In an effort to ensure that the Client carries out its mission successfully, PILA Consultants seeks to recruit highly motivated and qualified professionals to provide leadership in the following positions:
1.     Executive Secretary (CEO), S1
2.     Head of Program, Infrastructure Management, P5
3.     Head of Program, Strategic Planning & Policy, P5
4.     Information Technology officer, P4
5.     Accountant, P2
6.     Assistant Program officer, Customs & Trade Facilitation, P2

Deputy General Manager Job Vacancy

Job
  • Implement Board of Directors Policies and Strategic Plan.
  • Provide Strategic, prudent and tactical leadership in order to achieve approved financial operating goals and objectives.
  • Preparation of Annual Budgets and Cashflow projections for Board Approval.
  • Timely Supply of high quality Products to Customers.
  • Devise strategies to increase Product diversifications and Market Share.
  • Implement conducive corporate practices that attract, retain and motivate Staff.
  • Ensure accountability and optimum corporate performance results.
  • Maintain and Improve business relationship with all Stakeholders.
Candidate

Programme Officer: Elections and Parliamentary Strengthening – Electoral Institute of Southern Africa (EISA) Jobs

The Electoral Institute of Southern Africa (EISA) wishes to recruit a Programme Officer for its work in Kenya and the East Africa region to be based in Nairobi.
Job Title: Programme Officer – Elections and Parliamentary Strengthening
Reports to: Country Director Purpose of the job: To implement the electoral support and parliamentary strengthening programmes within the EISA Kenya Office
Key tasks and responsibilities
Reporting to the Country Director, the overall responsibility of the Programme Officer will be to ensure implementation of both the Elections Programme and the Parliamentary Strengthening Programme and specifically
to:
  • Organise capacity building activities and provide technical assistance to the elections management body, parliament, political parties and civil society organisations
  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with the electoral management body, parliament, political parties, civil society organisations as well as with experts in African politics and governance
  • Draft reports to donors and to EISA management
  • Initiate, conceptualise and implement projects in the area of democratic governance
  • Participate in proposal writing and fundraising
  • Liaise with project donors as delegated by the Country Director
  • Publish research and opinion papers on governance and political institutions in Kenya in reputable journals and books
  • Attend and participate in internal staff meetings and represent EISA at external events
  • Assist the Country Director in the implementation and management of other programmes
Requirements

Programme Manager Job Re-Advertisement – GOAL Kenya

(Previous applicants need not re-apply)
GOAL is an international humanitarian organisation devoted to the alleviation of poverty among the poorest of the poor in society. As part of its strategic plan, GOAL Kenya wishes to recruit an innovative, dynamic and committed Programme Manager to manage an Irish Aid multi-annual programme and Global Fund project with an initial funding for 3 years (up to 2012) with a strong possibility of an extension.
GOAL Kenya has recently undergone a restructuring process and as a result is more cost efficient and focused to offer better quality programming to our beneficiaries. This is an exciting and new opportunity for someone experienced to meet the challenge.
The Programme Manager will manage, oversee and provide leadership to a health and HIV/AIDS project that works through partnership and capacity building of local organisations as part of a holistic programme focused on vulnerable children and youth in Nairobi’s informal settlements.
The Manager will provide the overall administrative, budget, and line management of staff working under the initiative and offer technical inputs into design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. He or she will be responsible for linking GOAL Kenya programmes to the wider policy environment and advocacy on key issues to achieve an improvement in the health of vulnerable children and youth.

Summary of duties

Sightsavers Career Opportunity – Country Director – Kenya Country Program

Sightsavers, an international non-governmental organization that promotes the prevention and cure of avoidable blindness, and promotes equality and opportunity for disabled people seeks to recruit a mature, experienced, self driven, dynamic and result oriented individual who is keen to develop a career in a dynamic organisation and challenging environment.
Country Director – Kenya Country Program
Working with partners and within the existing policy framework, the appointee will lead and direct the country team to develop and manage high quality cost effective programmes which will achieve the expected outcomes and impact of the organisational strategic plan and contribute to national development goals.
Reporting to the Head of Program Operations in the East, Central and Southern Africa Region, the key areas of responsibility for the position are:
1.     Strategic Leadership. Ensure that strategic plans are evolved, delivered and contribute to the implementation of the overall organisational strategy.
2.     Programme Management. Ensure that programmes are developed and delivered by the Programme Manager and Project Officers are in line with the Country Strategy Paper.

Muthaiga Golf Club Jobs in Kenya

1.     Food & Beverage Manager
2.     Sous Chef
3.     Barmen (2)
1. Food & Beverage Manager
Muthaiga Golf Club is seeking to recruit a Food & Beverage Manager with ability to manage the Club’s Food & Beverage Operations for the benefit of members.
Reporting to the General Manager the Food & Beverage Manager will be responsible for:
  • Planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating and controlling the activities of the Food and Beverage Operations.
  • Maintenance of consistent high standards of service and food quality.
  • Ensuring adherence to set Control Systems and Procedures
  • Maintenance of high quality hygiene standards, as well as ensuring public health rules and regulations are adhered to.
  • Continuous staff training and ensuring high member satisfaction.
  • Operating the Food & Beverage department efficiently in order to realize budgeted sales turn-over and profitability.

Principal Job Vacancy – Oshwal College

The Oshwal College runs Professional and Degree Programmes in Business and Commercial subjects. The College has a GOLD Status for ACCA, with over 40 members of Academic Staff and 600 students.
The Management Committee is seeking to recruit a suitable Candidate to the Position of Principal based in Nairobi, who will report directly to the Management Committee with whom the successful candidate will have a Performance Contract.
The successful candidate shall be responsible for:
  • Assessing existing Programmes and also develop new ones
  • Prudent financial, administrative , technical, management and supervision of the College’s resources
  • Developing the Human resource base and also carry out continual assessment of performances to expectations of the Management
Required minimum Qualificationslexperiences and personal attributes:

Sale of Business and Assets of ROM East Africa (In Receivership)

The Joint Receivers and Managers of the ROM East Africa Limited (In Receivership) invite offers for the business and assets of an engineering company in the telecommunications industry in Nairobi.
Key aspects of the business include:-
Strategic location approximately 16 Kilometres from the city centre, along Outer Ring Road, off Thika Road.
  • The manufacturing facility is in excellent condition. The steel plant has a production capacity of 60 tons per day (single shift) and 100 tons (24 hour shift). It includes two fully automated and installed CLC machines with a capacity of 10 tons each per day.
  • There is a new state-of-the-art galvanising factory. It has a capacity of 35mt per day, is gas powered, completely green (environment-wise).
  • Storage facilities and engineering workshop
  • At full operation, the factory could potentially employ more than 100 employees. Capacity for annual turnover is in excess of KShs 1 billion
  • The Company is ISO 9001 certified. It has an excellent brand name and reputation in its niche market.

Hunger Safety Net Programme– MIS Officer Job Vacancy

Background
Reducing poverty is the primary aim of the British Government Department for International Development (DFID). The Government of Kenya – Ministry of Development of Northern Kenya & Other Arid Lands and DFID are implementing a social transfer programme (‘Hunger Safety Net’). The Hunger Safety Net Programme (HSNP) will help the chronically food insecure households in the Arid and Semi Arid Lands (ASALs).
Management Information System forms a critical element of the HSNP program activities. The targeting process is automated using a management information system based on the laptops/desktops.
Information on enrolled beneficiaries is consolidated at the District Level, encrypted and transferred to the national level. The MIS Officer will report to the Program Coordinator.
Key responsibilities
  • Support the Administration Component’s District MIS Officers (DMO’s) on MIS related functions
  • Provide flexible remote user MIS support to program field teams
  • Support the HSNP secretariat on MIS and other ICT related functions
  • Develop a capacity plan for the Field ICT personnel to ensure efficient data flow from field to Nairobi and vice versa
  • Provide data security plan for the distributed systems in liaison with ICT Administrators of Partner organisations
  • Oversee reporting and data verification using structured query language tools on the MIS system and export data to program defined formats.
  • Maintain the HSNP MIS documentation and update the HSNP website
Minimum Requirements

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