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Data Acquisition Leadership Program

Nairobi, Kenya
Nielsen’s Emerging Leaders Data Acquisition Program allows you to jumpstart your career with the world’s leading provider of global information and insights. Participants will be challenged with:
·     Rotational assignments
·     Focused training
·     Leadership development
·     Mentoring and networking opportunities
Assignments will include exposure to many aspects of market research data collection methodologies, process management, productivity improvement, logistics, panel management, quality assurance and people management.
Typical Position Pre-requisites:
·     Degree / Diploma in business, engineering, supply chain management or similar field
·     Approximately 2 years work experience
·     Disposition to learn from different cultures and new ways of thinking
·     Initiative, creativity and a passion to deliver results that make a difference to our clients
·     Demonstrated project management skills

Brand Executive – Dairy Job Description

Our client is a global multinational Food & Beverage company, worldwide leader in most of its category portfolio. With global or local specific brands and products, the core focus is to meet the diverse needs and preferences of consumers all over the world.
Operating in Africa for more than 80 years, the Company has 5 markets within, the Equatorial African Region being amongst them. The regional operations are co-ordinated from Nairobi, Kenya to offer shared service across countries in Central, East, part of Southern Africa including the Island markets and Horn of Africa.
With this regional expertise, the Company aims at enhancing the business potential of this region, which is seen as an important source of future growth, and bring it up to the level of performance that the Company experiences in other regions of Africa and the world.

Insurance Executive Job Description

Our client is a global multinational Food & Beverage company, worldwide leader in most of its category portfolio. With global or local specific brands and products, the core focus is to meet the diverse needs and preferences of consumers all over the world.
Operating in Africa for more than 80 years, the Company has 5 markets within, the Equatorial African Region being amongst them. The regional operations are co-ordinated from Nairobi, Kenya to offer shared service across countries in Central, East, part of Southern Africa including the Island markets and Horn of Africa.
With this regional expertise, the Company aims at enhancing the business potential of this region, which is seen as an important source of future growth, and bring it up to the level of performance that the Company experiences in other regions of Africa and the world.

Save the Children Area Programme Manager – Puntland Job Advert

Job Title: Area Programme Manager – Puntland
Duty Station: Garowe with frequent travel to Project areas
Reports to: Regional Manager – North
Line Management responsibility: Project Managers and Field support Staff.
Budget Responsibility: As Budget holder, overall responsible for the coordination, monitoring and timely reporting of budget allocated to the Puntland and to programmes run from the office
Grade: 3.1. (international Contract) – GBP 29,078 per annum
Contract Length: 12 months
Introduction
Save the Children has a long history of engagement in Somalia stretching as far back as 1954. In more recent times (since 1992) Save the Children UK has maintained an operational office in Hiran Region in what is now called as the Central South Zone of Somalia and since 2000, both Save the Children Denmark and UK have been working in what is now the self proclaimed republic of Somaliland.

Teaching Posts Taita Academy Needed Urgently!

Taita Academy is a mixed boarding secondary school situated in Mwatate,
Taita/Taveta District.

The school urgently needs a
  1. Geography/Kiswahili teacher
  2. Physics/Chemistry teacher
Requirements
  1. University graduate degree in Bachelor of Education or graduate with a Post graduate diploma in Education. Must have majored in the above subject in his undergraduate degree.
  2. A committed Christian willing to positively contribute to the spiritual, social, physical and mental development of the child.

KCB Head of I.T. Risk & Security

Head of I.T. Risk & Security
Job Ref:
 I.T. 03/2010

Reporting to the Divisional Director IT, The position is Responsible for assuring the required level of security, business continuity and risk management according to security policies and standards of an enterprise.

It is also expected to bring the organization’s information security risks under explicit management control through the Information Security Management System.

Key Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of this position will be:
  • Accountable for the security of the core banking system (i.e. T24 security management and administration).
  • Coordinating, developing and enforcing IT policies, standards and procedures.
  • Identifying risks via: analysis of monthly metrics and other indicators; review of IT certification reports, security assessments, requests for policy/standard exceptions and health check results; responding to escalations and queries; regular discussions with the departments; and other means that may be available.

KCB Head of Islamic Banking

Ref: RB 25/2010

The Position

Reporting to the Divisional Director Retail, the position has the responsibility to design and develop new Islamic Banking products, rollout to market and growth of the Islamic Banking portfolio.

This challenging opportunity to contribute to the growth of our business will involve the following:
  • Formulation and execution of the Islamic Business Strategy in alignment with the Group Business Strategic Plan.
  • Initiate and ensure establishment of a reputable Sharia Advisory Board (SAB) to assist in advisory/compliance certificates on Islamic Banking products.
  • Design and co-ordinate the development, rollout and management of Islamic Banking products within the Retail Business.

KCB Lending Risk Manager

Job Ref:RISK 04/2010

Job Purpose

To maintain a superior credit risk management framework and ensure that the requirements of Basel II and the principles of enterprise risk management are embedded in the day to day business operation.

Key Responsibilities: -
  • To ensure that the bank is on the cutting edge of developments in risk management methodologies, technology, new lending products and trends.
  • Review pricing guidelines and methodologies on risk products.
  • Review credit risk policies and procedures on an ongoing basis to ensure compliance with evolving statutory risk management requirements.
  • Identify, develop, analyze and review the credit risk decision models and associated procedures to ensure credit risk decision tools are powerful and appropriately discriminate risk

KCB Head of Banking Systems Operations

Job Ref: I.T. 04/2010

Reporting to the Divisional Director IT, The position is Responsible for managing the core banking (T24) software performance and operations in line with business needs and expectations.

Key Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of this position will be:
  • Responsible for defining strategy and plan T24 infrastructure requirements
  • Developing technical support of T24 documentation for operations, management and support staff.
  • Prioritizing and planning control activities within T24
  • Monitoring and reporting end-to-end service level performance of T24
  • Ensuring for 24*7 availability of T24 and conducting contingency planning for potential T24 IT resources unavailability

Riders / Delivery Persons Job Advert

We are a newly opened catering service provider delivering food to offices and homes.

We are looking for 
Motorcycle Riders to deliver meals to our clients within Nairobi and its environs. 

They should have the following
minimum qualifications:
  • 25 - 35 years old
  • A valid riders license. ( motorcycle).
  • O level certificate.
  • Honest, trustworthy, outgoing with good marketing skills, energetic and hardworking.
  • Good knowledge of CBD, Upperhill and Westlands areas of Nairobi.

Promotional and Ushering Executives Job Vacancy

A well established Talent Agency and Events company in Kenya is looking to recruit young ladies and gentlemen who have a passion for providing top notch Client Service.

These individuals have to be able to work well under pressure.

Desirable Qualities
  • Outgoing personality
  • Hardworking
  • Works well under minimal supervision
  • Works well with a team
  • A good team leader
  • Trustworthy and honest
  • Fluent English accent
  • Friendly and personable.
  • Excellent Customer service skill required
Responsibilities
  • Provide the primary level of guest assistance

Sales Promotion Executives Urgently Required (10 Positions)

Sales Promotion Executives Urgently Required (10 Positions)

Location:
 Nairobi

Are you a go getter?

Do you have a Diploma/Degree in a marketing related field?

Have you previously been involved in the promotio
n of new products?

Our client, a reputable Insurance company is looking for Sales Promotion Executives to take a new Life Insurance product to the market in style.

Serious candidates who excel as promotion executives guaranteed a promising
 career in sales as well as an attractive package.
The successful candidates will be expected to;
  • Conduct intensive promotion campaigns of Life Insurance products

Spanish Transcribers Urgently Required (5 Positions)

Spanish Transcribers Urgently Required (5 Positions)

Location:
 Nairobi

Position details:Short term contract

Can you speak fluent Spanish?

Can you translate Spanish to English or English to Spanish effectively?

Our Client a fast growing Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company is looking for highly skilled Transcription Specialists to work in a BPO/Call Center environment serving International clients.

The successful candidates will be responsible for transcribing audio content of various corporate communications and video production. You will listen to audio content and type what you hear as fast as you accurately can!

Happy Villages Consultant for Community Development Action Plan in Kisumu & Rarieda - KShs 120,000

Position Description

Job Title:
Consultant for Community Development Action Plan

Reports to:
 Happy Villages Organization Board – Kenya

Based at:
 Kisumu & Rarieda District, Kenya

Purpose of the Role:
 Facilitation of an Integrated Community Development Action Plan.

The Organization:

Happy Villages is a small NGO working towards a world without extreme poverty. We are based in Kisumu, Kenya.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
  • Facilitation of a consultative process with all key stakeholders to develop and build consensus concerning an overall strategy to establish a diversified sustainable local economy, and to identify a number of projects (agriculture, health, education, SMEs) that will be implemented by the Happy Villages Organization.

Cashiers Job Vacancies - KShs 20,000

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Receive client payment for services rendered either in cash, cheques or via credit cards.
  • Maintain an account for all cash received and hand over the same to the supervisor after balancing.
  • Ensure that a receipt is issued for all payments received.
  • Interview customers in order to complete documents and forms such as insurance claim forms
  • Undertake any other duties assigned by the Head of Department
Qualifications & Requirements 
  • ‘O’ level or equivalent grade C

Technical Writer for Health and HIV/AIDS - Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

Ref:2010/27

Background:Catholic Relief Services (CRS) has been involved in HIV and AIDS programming in Africa, Asia,and Latin America since 1986. Currently, CRS supports more than 250 HIV and AIDS projects (or mufti-sectoral projects with an HIV and AIDS component) reaching approximately four million people directly in 52 countries. CRS spent $197 million dollars on HIV and AIDS programming in FY2009 of which $49 million was spent in East Africa.

Our senior and regional technical advisors within the East Africa Region are often unable to adjust their existing schedules to take a Technical Lead in proposal development, therefore we are looking to build our network of external professional consultants for short-term assignments that can respond on short-notice with strong technical expertise and proposal writing skills for upcoming competitive proposals from major public donors such as the USG, Global Fund, and the CDC. Individual scope of work will be developed for each assignment.

Core Competencies:
  • Experts with a global view from around the world with a track record of developing successful HIV/AIDS proposals and/or technical expertise on gender.

Executive Director - Community Mobilization Against Desertification (CMAD)

CMAD is a local Non-Governmental organization committed to enable communities ml Kenya to improve their livelihoods, live a dignified, healthy and prosperous life through capacity building, collaboration and service delivery.

We are currently seeking to fill the position of
 Executive Director who will be based at our head office in Rongo town, Nyanza Province

The Position

The position reports to the Board of Directors through the chairperson and is responsible for providing leadership for the organization in the delivery of its mission.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Leading in Implementation, monitoring and evaluation of CMAD programmes as stipulated in the strategic plan and reporting progress regularly to the Board.

Operations Auditor - Kenya Meat Commission (KMC)

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 person for the following position:

Operations Auditor
Ref:
 ASO 8/10

Reporting to the Chief Internal Auditor the key responsibilities for this position are:
  • Receiving, checking and analyzing internal controls, operational policies and procedures
  • Identifying possible risks and making recommendations
  • Carrying out audit related investigations
  • Reviewing of internal controls and procedures to ensure the Commission’s operations are well coordinated.

Save the Children UK Kenya Programme Jobs

We are the world’s leading independent children’s rights organisation. We are outraged that millions of children are still denied proper healthcare, food, education and protection and we are determined to change that.

Child Protection Officer, Team Leader
1 position based in Dadaab
3 month contract

Successfully initiate, oversee and support the implementation of child protection strategies and activities, coordinating the work of and providing guidance to the Community Child Protection Workers.

Person Specification

Engineering Consultancy in Arusha Tanzania

A reputable Japanese company is looking for an independent consultant who can work in Arusha, Tanzania. Competitive consultant fee and excellent career opportunity for a motivated engineer who is eager to learn and work at a global standard.

Duration of consultancy:
 Initially one year (October 2010 - September 2011). Extension can be considered upon good performance

Education:
 Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or other science field (chemical engineering, electrical engineering, etc.): Master’s degree in science is preferred.

Age:
 30-40 years old

Job experience:
 Over five (5) years’ experience in factory production in the following areas:
  • Factory mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering

Youth Enterprise Development Fund Jobs

The Youth Enterprise Development Fund is a State Corporation, with the overall mandate of economic empowerment of the youth through enterprise development and structured labor export.

The Fund seeks to recruit officers to fill the following positions which have arisen as a result of expansion:

General Manager 
Ref:01/09/10

Reporting to Chief Executive Officer, the General Manager will be responsible for providing technical advice and guidance on program management and implementation

The General Manager will be responsible for:
  • Ensure effective and efficient implementation of programmes of the Fund:
  • Ensure formulation and implementation of best business strategy, business practices, policies and procedures to enhance operational efficiency
  • Oversee the preparation of annual business plans, operating budgets and management reports to facilitate decision making by the Board.

Travel Insurance Officer - UAP Insurance

UAP Insurance is one of the leading insurance companies in the East African region, and is the first foreign underwriter in Southern Sudan. The Company ranks highly in business volume, market share, profits, net assets and other significant attributes.

UAP is the first Insurance company In the region, to be ISO certified.

We are looking for qualified Individuals to fill the following position based in our Head Office, Nairobi.

Travel Insurance Officer

The overall responsibility will be to coordinate the operations of the Travelsure product in line with the organizational strategic plan.

Key tasks will include continually updating the Travelsure product, identifying new markets and generating marketing strategies for market penetration, overseeing the administrative activities of the travelsure product including timely debiting, collection of premiums, refunds and settlement of admissible claims.

IT Pre Press Technician - Nation Media Group

Job Ref: HR-IPPT-09-10

Nation Media Group Ltd is not only the largest but also the leading Multi-Media House in East & Central Africa.

We would however like to expand and strengthen our IT team

We are seeking a qualified and experienced
 IT Pre Press Technician who will add value in the following position within the IT Department:

Key result areas will include:
  • Create and configure Production Plans;
  • Administer page pairing and colour separation processes;
  • Transmit publications to printing press:

Sales & Marketing Manager and Sales Executives Jobs

A leading freight and logistics company in Kenya with a lot of presence in East Africa seeks high caliber individuals to fill key positions in its sales department.

The positions are challenging and require self driven, highly motivated persons who are result- oriented.

Sales & Marketing Manager

The successful candidate will be responsible to manage sales, spearhead all marketing activities, and organize marketing materials, information and methods to be used for specific products in different market segments.

Key Responsibilities
  • Formulate and implement sales strategy for the company.
  • Recruit new clients and nurture them together with all the existing ones

Maintenance Engineer - Mechanical and Control Engineer - Electrical Vacancies

A leading Industrial Gas Company in the region is looking for individuals with exceptional technical and engineering skills to fill the following vacant positions.

Maintenance Engineer - Mechanical

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall maintenance and integrity of plant machines and equipments.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Schedule and manage routine preventative maintenance of plant machines
  • Lead, plan and execute large scale plant and equipment maintenance
  • Supervise technicians and operators in their work whilst ensuring that they use machines properly and in a safe manner

Field Coordinator - FH/Kenya (Food for the Hungry

Job Title: Field Coordinator

Department:
 PRRO (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

Reports To:
 Health/Nutrition Manager

Duty Station:
 Marsabit

Closing Date:
 22/9/2010

Contract period:
 3 months with a possibility of extension

Summary:

FH/Kenya (Food for the Hungry), a Christian relief and development agency , is urgently looking for a Field Coordinator to coordinate relief program involving food distribution in Marsabit. This is a middle management position responsible for leadership in the implementation of relief programming activities and requires working closely with WFP.

Essential duties and responsibilities includes the following
  • Design and formulate, along with the Health & Nutrition Manager, the general framework and strategy of the Relief Program.

Clinical Officer Job Vacancy

This position is for a Clinical Officer to work in a hotel environment within a Game Reserve.

Requirements:
  • Kenyan / Tanzanian Qualified post-1988, registered and with at least 5 years post internship experience.
  • Experience of running a Health Centre an advantage
  • Post basic training in community health / ENT an advantage
  • Will be required to complete health inspections including food delivery, storage, cooking methods, cleaning, water safety and general hygiene safety procedures.
  • Must be competent in General Medicine and able to deal appropriately with casualty emergencies.
  • Able to work largely unsupervised with good organization skills, the ability to make independent decisions and carry out lab work.
  • Driving license is mandatory.

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