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Norwegian Refugee Council Jobs: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

The Norwegian Refugee Council, NRC, with Headquarters in Oslo has programmes and Country Offices in twenty
countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America. NRC opened a country office in Nairobi in June, 2006 for Somalia
and Kenya and has initiated activities in the area of Shelter and Education in Emergencies for refugees living in already
existing refugee camps located in Dadaab in North-Eastern Kenya.

NRC invites applications for the following position based in Dadaab:
Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Reporting to:
 Area Manager
Start Date: July 2010 –December 2010 (with Possibility of Extension)
Main Responsibilities & Tasks
  • Mainstreaming Monitoring & Evaluation support to NRC Dadaab Programmes
  • Liaison with PMs in the identification of appropriate performance measurement indicators
  • Assessment of all stages of the project to identify compliance, conformity and gaps relating to identified standards, indicators, benchmarks and quality
  • Prepare and submit regular Project reports as required
  • In liaison with PMs and IT Officer maintain an updated database for all beneficiaries, programme progress and deliverables

Human Resources Jobs

Our client, a large Group of companies with presence in Sub-Saharan and Southern Africa Regions dealing  predominantly in manufacturing, marketing and industry exposure seeks suitably qualified candidates to fill various positions in the Human Resources Division.
1. General Manager Human Resources 
(1 position)

The company is looking for a suitably qualified candidate to fill a newly created position of General Manager, Human Resources. The qualified candidate will be over 35 years of age.
The successful candidate will be in possession of the following attributes:
Work Experience
  • The successful candidate will have held senior positions at corporate level for at least 5 years and should have a solid experience in designing and implementing performance driven HR systems.
  • The candidate should have gained experience from a predominantly manufacturing or marketing environment.
  • A candidate who may be currently in the service industry but has had manufacturing experience before could be considered.
Professional Competencies

Edge Networks Kenya ICT Jobs

ICT Interns (4)
Basic Qualifications
Applicant should have basic training and proficiency in:
  • HTML/CSS
  • Working with various CMS
  • Web research
  • Data entry skills
  • Good communication Skills
Duration: The internship will run for a minimum of 3 months renewable
Remuneration: 
This position has a fixed monthly stipend of Ksh.5,000 per month.
If you meet the above qualifications, please send an application with your current CV attached to the contact below.

Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) Jobs

The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited (KETRACO) a State Corporation whose mandate is to plan, design, build, operate and maintain new electricity transmission lines and associated substations throughout the Country, seeks to recruit the following:
1. Trainee Graduate Engineers
The Company is looking for fresh trainee graduate engineers who are eager to develop a challenging but rewarding career. The selected candidates will be expected to go through a one (1) year training programme.
Applications are invited from persons who possess either:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (Power Option), or  Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering (Structural Option).
  • The applicant should be a registered Graduate Engineer with Kenya Engineers Registration Board (KERB).
  • Priority will be given to candidates who attained 2nd class honours upper division and above.
2. Security Officer

Operations Manager Job Vacancy

A fast growing company based in Limuru and dealing in manufacturing and food processing seeks to recruit: -
Operations Manager
Reporting directly to the Managing Director, he will coordinate factory operations especially quality production and the inherent support systems for the achievement of the same.
This is a senior position in the Company and the applicant should possess a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science &
Technology or Bsc. Engineering (Mechanical).

The ideal candidate will be 35 – 40 years of age with over 5 years relevant experience in Manufacturing/Logistic Environment.
Please apply:
General Manager,
P. O. Box 79508 – 00200,
Nairobi, Kenya

or info@commodity.co.ke

Carolina for Kibera (CFK) Jobs in Kenya: Finance & Administration Manager

Our Client Carolina for Kibera (CFK) is a non-profit organization based in the Kibera community of Nairobi that works to alleviate abject poverty, promote ethnic and gender cooperation, healthcare, and youth development.
CFK seeks to recruit a Finance & Administration Manager who will be responsible for providing leadership in all aspects of CFK’s budgeting, accounting, and administration.
Finance & Administration Manager
Desired Qualifications and Experience
The desired candidate should possess the following:
  • Be a Certified Public Accountant – CPA (K) or ACCA with a Bachelor’s degree in a finance-related discipline.
  • Significant hands-on experience in developing and managing non-profit accounting, including budget management, compliance and reporting.
  • High level of integrity and objectivity with regard to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Thorough understanding of bookkeeping, specialized knowledge of accounting principles and proficiency in Accounting Software and the MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent planning and strategic thinking skills.
  • Excellent analytical reasoning skills, meticulous attention to detail, and a strong problem-solving orientation.
  • Self-starter with a diligent and professional work ethic able to independently handle multiple priorities and deadlines.

Sales Manager Job Vacancy

A leading Multi National Company in freight and shipping Industry based in Nairobi seeks to recruit dynamic professional to supplement its rapidly growing operations in Africa and Asia.
Sales Manager
Job Specifications:
  • Degree in Sales and Marketing. An MBA will be an added advantage.
  • Strong experience in business development and experience in India – E.A Trade as added advantage
  • Ability to understand sales dynamics in freight and Shipping Industry
  • Asian professionals with local exposure are encouraged to apply
  • First class sales record, with demonstrable growth background
  • Confident and dynamic negotiator and a team builder.
  • Must have very strong leadership skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of the local and Asia environment, Major exporters/Importers and organizations.
  • Analytical, innovative, excellent communicator and decisive
  • Ability to handle simultaneous assignments under pressure.
  • Flexible in approach to issue and responsible.
Key Responsibilities:

Book Keeper and Accounts Clerk Jobs

Vacant positions exist in a medium size Sacco for employees of a multinational company.
1) Book Keeper
  • At least 26 years old
  • KATC Final
  • Computer literate
  • High level of integrity
  • Working experience in a Sacco or Micro Finance added advantage
2) Accounts Clerk
  • At least 26 years old
  • CPA 1 and above
  • Computer literate
  • Certificate/Diploma in Co-operative management
  • High level of integrity
  • Working experience in a Sacco or Micro-Finance added advantage

Administrator Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) Job Vacancy

The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) is a local NGO providing comprehensive rehabilitation services with the aim of empowering persons with disabilities.
The APDK Nairobi branch, seeks to fill the following vacancy: Administrator
Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for managing production processes of rehabilitation equipments.
  • Leading a team in charge of procurement, stores, marketing and logistics.
  • Develop Business relationships; generate new business and direct marketing team.
Qualifications:
  • A degree in business Administration, industrial economics/business economics
  • Minimum 5 years management experience in an industrial enterprise
  • Able to work with minimum supervision and self driven
  • Knowledge of Gemba Kaizen or total quality management (TQM) will be an advantage
  • Persons with physical challenges are encouraged to apply.

Sales & Marketing Executive Job in Thika

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacancy, which exists in a large manufacturing firm based in Thika.
Sales & Marketing Executive
Duties attached to this key position include:-
  • Marketing and promotion of sales of the company’s products.
  • Establishment and development of Marketing and Sales programmes for the company’s current and new business.
  • Recommending market – driven technical improvement in the products.
  • Setting and achieving sales growth targets.
Requirements:

Manpower Kenya Jobs Vacancies Briefs

Job Ref: 4403 Job Title: Marketing Manager (Leading Paint Company)
Remarks: For a leading paint company, over 40 years in Kenya. Graduate, FMCG or paint marketing background at senior level.

Job Ref: 4404 Job Title: Lubricant Sales Rep (International Oil Company)
Remarks: Graduate, minimum 2 – 4 years lubricant sales experience.

Job Ref: 4405 Job Title: Communications Officer (Leading Telecomm Company)
Remarks: Communications graduate with at least 3 – 5 years relevant communications / PR / brand communications.

Job Ref: 4406
Job Title: 
Advertising Sales Manager (Daily Newspaper)
Remarks: For a well established Daily Newspaper. Graduate with at least 5 years print advertising sales experience or creative and aggressive selling skills at senior level elsewhere.

Job Ref: 4407

AED Job Descriptions for East Africa Projects

1.     Chief of Party
2.     Teacher Education Advisor
3.     Education Planning Advisor
4.     EMIS Specialist
Project Summary: AED is recruiting for several positions in East Africa for projects that focus on building systems and capacity at the Ministry of Education in some or all of the following areas: inservice teacher education for primary education, education policy, improved EMIS and decentralized planning, use of ICT in the classroom, and monitoring and evaluation, including the measurement of student learning.
Chief of Party
The ideal candidate will have a mixture of educational technical expertise and at least 8 years of project management experience ideally as a Chief of Party of USAID or other donor-funded education programs in Africa, preferably East Africa. The candidate must be fluent in English and preferably strong or fluent in Kiswahili.

Responsibilities:

African Development Bank Group – Kenya Field Office Jobs: Administrative and Finance Officer

The African Development Bank office in Nairobi (KEFO) has been established to strengthen dialogue between the Bank and Government, development partners, the private sector, and the civil society, in the design of its development policy and programs, as well as on implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the poverty reduction strategy.
The office also seeks to assist the operational functions of the Bank Group in launching and follow up of projects and programs in Kenya.
The major functions of the office fall under the major areas of: country programming, project administration, promoting participation, regional integration, and aid co-ordination, in line with the partnership principles and with a view to increasing development effectiveness and impact.
KEFO invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant position.
This position is a local and posting will be in the Kenya Field Office (Nairobi) of the African Development Bank Group.
Administrative and Finance Officer
(Position in the Local Professionals (PL) category)
Under the administrative authority of the Resident Representative in consultation with the administrative units at Headquarters, the Administrative and Finance Officer will manage administrative services including accounting and budgeting, human resources, information technology and facilities.
The incumbent will act as administrative manager and provide support to the Administrative Assistant in the Region.

Kenya Pension Scheme Manager Jobs: Operations, Finance and Investments, Marketing and Corporate Communications, Legal and Board Secretarial Services

1.     Chief Manager, Operations
2.     Chief Manager, Finance and Investments
3.     Chief Manager, Marketing and Corporate Communications
4.     Manager, Legal and Board Secretarial Services
As part of the organizations change process, a Pension Scheme serving Local Authorities and Associated Organizations is looking for four exceptional individuals to fill the following vacancies:
Chief Manager, Operations
Overall Purpose: The Chief Manager, Operations is responsible for the effective management of the organizations pension schemes, outsourced business and consultancy unit.
Key Responsibilities
Key responsibilities include
  • developing and implementing business growth strategies.
  • setting up new schemes and advising on related procedures.
  • putting in place operational systems, policies and standard operating procedures; advising on and ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • identifying risks and ensuring these are mitigated to reduce exposures.
Minimum Qualifications

Head of Risk and Governance Job Vacancy

Requirements of Head of Risk and Governance (HRG)
Our client is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the Head of Risk and Governance position.
The major role of the Head of Risk and Governance is to support the Group CEO and the Senior Management in identification, assessment, monitoring, reporting and management of financial and non financial risks.
The role will support the Kenya businesses including Life Assurance, Asset Managers and Investment Services Businesses.
The role holder will report to the Group CEO. The HRG will supervise the unit risk and compliance Officers and the Security Manager.
The role therefore encompasses:
  • Implementation of an integrated risk management framework across the different businesses including new businesses.
  • Successful management of risk management, control and forensics issues that arise in the various businesses in collaboration with business management
  • Ensuring implementation of Group Risk Policies
  • Successfully clear all historical risk and control issues with the set dates and manage clearance with Group Internal Audit
  • Provide guidance to the Executive committee on the management of risks within their businesses
  • Embedding culture of risk management and forensics awareness in the business
  • Ensuring that risk management reporting is accurate and meets group requirements.
  • Management of the central African Operations support team.
Key requirements are:

Business Manager – East Africa Dairy Development – Rwanda Job Vacancy

Reports To: Senior Business Manager
Position Location: Nyagatare, Gatsibo, Rwamangana
Our client in the NGO sector is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the Business Manager position.
Primary Purpose: To support the Senior Business Manager with planning, implementation and evaluation of an ongoing program that aims to build businesses and an industry.
The Business Managers role is to be a team leader in dairy business development, directing the implementation of dairy related interventions and anticipating client business needs of the farmer cooperatives. This position entails the provision of business advisory services and training to our clients’ businesses.
Additionally, insightful and entrepreneurial Business Planning and Implementation are core to the role. The Business Manager will necessarily also be a business developer able to develop and lead a team of Business Advisors to create new opportunities and new levels of capability for the EADD clients.
One aspect of this extended role is the Business Manager’s responsibility for overseeing the Business Advisors in all aspects of establishing business development service (BDS) hubs surrounding chilling plants for dairy farmers. This includes supporting the BDS providers to build their businesses, access finance and improve information for decision-making.
This position is over 50% field-based and entails the designing of business concepts and proposals specific to client and industry needs. NGO expects that this position will work closely with other EADD team members under the supervision of the Senior Business Manager to enhance client’s benefits and leverage related interventions. The position will also involve close collaboration with our development partners in the successfully implementation of joint activities.
Major Responsibilities

Java Programmer Job Vacancy

Hardcore (experienced) Java Developer required urgently for international project
  • Will be developing a Web portal using Java portlets and JBOSS
  • Must have valid passport and ready to travel within 14 days
  • First 1-2 months in Copenhagen, Denmark and thereafter in Nairobi for further 2 months
  • All travel and accommodation expenses will be met including VISA application fees.
Please email CV urgently to paul@isys.co. ke with subject: JAVA, JBOSS developer
In your CV make sure to give brief description of projects  you have done with JBOSS
Attractive terms on offer.

US Army Medical Research Unit-Kenya (USAMRU-K) / Henry Jackson Foundation for Medical Research International (HJF MRI) ‘The Walter Reed Project’ HIV Program – Kericho Jobs

1.     Counseling Officer / Community Field Worker
2.      Laboratory Technologist
The US Army Medical Research Unit-Kenya (USAMRU-K) / Henry Jackson Foundation for Medical Research International (HJF MRI) ‘The Walter Reed Project’ HIV Program – Kericho is seeking to fill the positions listed below.
The HIV Program carry out HIV AIDS vaccine and therapeutic research studies and support HIV prevention, care and treatment programs in southern Rift Valley.
1. Counseling Officer / Community Field Worker
Key Duties and responsibilities
The officer will conduct community outreaches to mobilize the community particularly most at risk populations (MARPs) for purposes of HIV prevention. He / she will conduct training for health workers and most at risk populations .The officer will provide counseling for the most at risk populations and support all HIV preventions activities and programs. He /she will prepare reports as required and liaise with various governmental and non-governmental partners in planning for HIV prevention outreach activities.

Minimum Requirements:

Kenya Water Institute (KEWI) Accountant Job Vacancy

Job Title: Accountant I
Department: Accounts and Finance
Grade: KW 6 Reporting to: Senior Accountant
Qualifications
(a) Promotion: For promotion to the grade of Accountant an officer must have served satisfactorily in the grade of Senior Accounts Assistant for a minimum period of three (3) years or served in an equivalent grade in an accounting environment.
(b) Direct Appointment
  • A Bachelor of Business Administration, Commerce or relevant field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA- K) or its equivalent
  • Over Three years proven experience in the finance and accounting field
Major Responsibilities

Kenya Book Foundation (KBF) – Sales & Marketing Manager Job Vacancy

KBF has been in operation since 1983, distributing primary, secondary and tertiary books.
KBF has a vacancy for a Sales and Marketing Manager, based in Nairobi.
We are looking for a dynamic person able to lead the business to the next growth level and meet the new challenges of supplying books to the many universities and tertiary institutions.
Key Competencies
  • Reviewing and implementing company strategies, annual business plan and operational budgets
  • Ability to drive results through other people and achieving set targets
  • Organizing workshops, seminars and other network activities for the stakeholder as platform for networking and lobbying.
Requirements
The ideal candidate should have:

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Somalia Consultant Opportunity

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Somalia is an International Non-Governmental Organization registered in Kenya and operating in Somalia.
ADRA is currently implementing water and basic livelihood related project activities and is seeking the services of a qualified Consultant to carry out the following: Bio-Mass Utilization Baseline Survey.
The specific objectives of the consultancy are to:
1.     Generate baseline data that will identify set benchmarks and milestones in order to reveal the current biomass sources and the level of consumption in Bay and Bakol regions of Somalia.
2.     Produce contextually relevant set of energy baseline tools for use by ADRA in the assignment as well as for future programming.
3.     Impart project staff in the target regions participating in the baseline survey with relevant skills in collecting and analyzing data and effectively reporting on energy surveys. This will be gained through training and working together with staff during the consultancy.
Qualifications and Expertise of the Consultant

Information Technology Manager: Nairobi 5 Star Hotel Jobs in Kenya

A leading 5 star hotel in Nairobi invites applications from qualified candidates for the above vacant post.
A Brief Job Description
The job-holder will provide both technical and administrative direction of a major functional area devoted to one or more aspects of IT services and will be responsible for the Hotels entire IT services effort, supporting the user  departments and coordinating the work of personnel supporting these services.
Job Requirements and Person Specification
Education / Qualifications
  • A recognized IT professional qualification such as Degree/Advanced Diploma in IT or Computer Science & Technology.
  • Recognized IT vocational qualifications such as Networking, Server+, MICROS Fidelio & SUN Systems
Experience

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