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KEMRI/CDC Research & Public Health Collaboration Head of Finance (Senior Accountant) Job in Kisumu

Opening date:24/09/10

Vacancy No. K163/09/10

Program description: This program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose remit is to conduct research in malaria, HIV and other diseases.

To effectively carry out its mandate, the Program is seeking to fill the following position in its Base Finance and Administration.

Position: 
Head of Finance (Senior Accountant) 
MR 11 (Job Group P)
Location: Kisumu
Reports to: Head of Finance & Administration and working closely with The Deputy Director, KEMRI/CDC Field Station

Essential Qualifications

Education:

World Health Organization (WHO) NPO – HIV/AIDS (Prevention) Job in Kenya

Vacancy Notice – WHO/011/2010

Title: 
NPO – HIV/AIDS (Prevention)

Grade: NO.C

Place of Work:Nairobi

Contract type: Fixed-Term

Duration: 2 years (renewable)

Date of issue of application: 25 September 2010

Deadline for Applications: 24 October 2010

Applications are hereby invited from suitable Kenya Nationals to fill the above vacancy.

Purpose of Post:

Under the general supervision and guidance of the WHO Representative and in liaison with the WHO Country Team Leader on HIV AIDS, the incumbent will provide technical assistance to the two Ministries of Health in Kenya, in the following areas:-

Spectre International Limited Technician Jobs in Kisumu Kenya

Spectre International Limited, a leading manufacturer in the production of Industrial & Potable alcohol and allied products is looking for vibrant and proficient people to be part of our engineering team.

The positions are:

Electrical Technician

The successful candidate should have the following minimum qualifications:-
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution
  • At least 5 years working experience
  • Experience in trouble shooting and maintaining complex electrical systems
  • Conversant with operation and troubleshooting of VSD’s and PLC’s
Instrumentation Technician
  • Diploma in Electronics Instrumentation from a recognized institution

Kenyan Carpenter Needed in Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Due to the good experience I have with Kenyan carpenters, I would like to employ a master carpenter from Kenya for my workshop here in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Requirements:
1.    operating of all woodworking machines
2.    all different kinds of joinery for furniture / construction
3.    reading and writing of wood construction plans
4.    10 years of experience in carpentry
5.    able to work unsupervised
6.    fully skilled with all power tools
Offer:
1.    300USD monthly

5 Merchandisers Job Opportunities

Duties and Responsibilities
·         Analyse sales information, work out sales targets and plan how to increase profits.
·         Visit suppliers or manufacturers to select goods, which is likely to involve working closely with retail buyers.
·         Negotiate a price, order the goods, agree a delivery date, complete all the necessary paperwork, and keep in touch with suppliers to make sure that the goods arrive on time.
·         Work closely with display staff and department managers to decide how goods should be displayed to best attract customers’ attention.
·         Planning and setting up sales promotions and advertising.
·         Visit different stores to discuss how well stock is selling, and make decisions on how to increase sales
Skills and Interests
To be a successful merchandiser you will need:

Bridge International Academies Curriculum Specialist (1 Month Contract, extendable) Job Vacancy

About Bridge International Academies
Bridge International Academies is a startup revolutionizing education across Africa with a truly unique business model and instructional program.  The company has launched a large-scale, franchise-like network of ultra low-cost, for-profit private primary schools in Kenya, and will expand across Africa.
Our schools profitably deliver high-quality education for less than $4 per child per month. Local school managers are able to operate their school businesses profitably, while creating a highly successful business at the central level.
This ensures that the school is not dependent on the vagaries of donor funding, but will rather continue to serve the communities as long as parents value the educational service we provide. To ensure the delivery of high quality education, Bridge International writes its own curriculum using Direct Instruction methodology. We also train and support our own teachers.

Muthaiga Country Club Pastry Chef Job in Kenya

The Role:
·         With the Executive Chef, plan appropriate desserts for all the menus.
·         Create new recipes and conduct testing and evaluation of new pastry and dessert recipes.
·         Order supplies from various vendors and, in some cases, go directly to growers for the freshest possible fruits and berries.
·         Prepare budgets for the pastry department in conjunction with the Executive Chef.
·         Supervise the apprentices and chefs in training within the pastry kitchen.
·         Provide training on pastry and dessert making.
·         Achieve the food margins required.
The Candidate:
·         Aged between 30 to 40 years.

Kirinyaga District Farmers Sacco Jobs in Kenya

Kirinyaga District Farmers Sacco is a large rural Sacco with seven branches across the Kirinyaga County.
In order to attain our vision and mission, we are desirous of recruiting suitable persons into the following vacancies to drive the internal changes necessary to attain our vision and mission.
Branch Managers
Reporting to the Branch Operations Manager, the person will be required to perform the following key tasks:
Key Tasks
·         Coordinating day to day operations of the branch.
·         Driving business growth of the branch to meet key targets.

AMREF in Kenya Administration Manager and Grants Officers Jobs

AMREF is the largest indigenous health development non governmental organization based in Africa. AMREF works with and through African communities, health systems and governments, and aims to close the gaps that prevent people from accessing their basic right to health.

With headquarters in Kenya, AMREF has programs in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Sudan and South Africa. Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $70 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners.

For more information visit our website www.amref.org

AMREF in Kenya is looking for individuals, who are well organized, highly motivated and results oriented to join a dynamic team and help bring better health for Africa, to fill the following positions.

Administration Manager 
Ref. No:- KCO/HR/040/2010

Projects Manager Job Vacancy

Responsible for planning and coordination of the implementation of diverse projects.

Our client is a highly successful company which imports, supplies, installs and services agricultural, irrigation and industrial laundry equipment.

This new position has been created to further improve the planning and execution of the projects it undertakes for its clients.

Working closely with the sales, supplies and finance teams the successful candidate will be responsible for planning and coordinating the implementation of diverse, concurrent projects in different sites.

He/she will ensure that the project teams have the materials, technical know how and logistical support required to implement their assigned project within the time and cost estimates. It will also be his/her responsibility to provide clients with timely and comprehensive updates on the progress of their projects.

Regional Chief Technical Officer (CTO) for Africa Job Vacancy

Job Ref. MN 4540

Our client, an International Broadcasting Group wishes to fill the position of 
Regional
Chief Technical Officer (CTO) for Africa.

As Regional CTO you will be part of a Technical Team spanning from the Global Headquarters down to the local subsidiaries in Africa.

In this role your main responsibility will be to take an active part in regional technical operations as well as developing structures and strategies within the Technical Department.

You will head techni
cal feasibility studies, assign technical specifications, engage in negotiations and procurement with vendors and suppliers concerning Digital Broadcasting technology and IT infrastructure for the African region and appoint first line maintenance engineers in the appropriate countries to support you.

Beth International Accounts Assistant Job Vacancy

Accounts Assistant
  • Business Degree in Accounting or Finance option or CPA part 2
  • 2 years working experience
  • Auditing experience will be an added advantage
  • Good leadership, communication, organizational and presentation skills
  • Good accounting knowledge (QuickBooks preferably)
  • Good computer skills i.e. Excel
  • Able to analyze and solve problems
  • Professional and ethical
Beth International Ltd,

Sales Executives, Supervisor and Service Engineer Jobs in Kampala Uganda

A leading business house operating a large Group of Companies in Kampala, Uganda, is looking for experienced personnel to manage their activities in Tyres, Oil (Chain of oil station)to meet our expansion plans, we require:
Sales Executives
10 Position
Graduates with minimum of 3 – 5 years experience in Retail Business preferable in Automobiles / Tyre Industries.
Supervisor
25 Positions

Coastal Resorts Jobs in Mombasa Kenya

We have vacant positions to be filled in our coastal resorts.
·         Purchasing Officer - diploma level/computer literate and should have driving licence.
·         Technicians-electrical & electronics – Diploma
·         Security Guards- “O” levels,experienced, or exforces
·         Carpenters and Masons craft or trade tested.
·         Drivers - skilled and PSV- Mean grade “C”
·         Waiters and Cooks- trained mean grade “C-“
·         Accountants- minimum-Cpa-3
·         Croupiers – School leavers with both maths & mean Grade “B” or
Diploma level with mean C+ and Maths B
Please if interested send your CV and testimonials which includes day telephone contacts before 9th Oct 2010 to

Finance Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

A very dynamic Group of Companies with several property investments is seeking a mature accountant between the age of 35-45 to oversee the finances of the group companies.
Oversee the entire financial management of the Group, ensure financial reporting is done timely and correctly, preparation of the annual budgets of the Group companies, management of the Group’s properties and other investments including a flower farm
Position Requirement
The candidate should be:
·         A qualified ACCA/CPA having at least 5 years of continuous work experience in a similar office.
·         Be very conversant with Sage and other accounting packages
·         Should be well versed in Gujrati or Hindi

The Nairobi Hospital Health and Medical Jobs in Kenya

The Nairobi Hospital has been on a steady growth curve over the last few years.
In preparation for our next phase of expansion a number of exciting new positions have opened up.
Medical Officers
Ref: HRD/MO/09/10
Reporting to the A&E Coordinator, the successful applicant will attend to all patients who are presented to the A & E Department, make important decisions regarding their immediate management/further considerations/referrals; take
general responsibility for the day to day running of the A & E Department.

GlaxoSmithKline Technical Machine Operator Job Vacancy

GSK is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies.

An exciting career opportunity has risen for highly motivated and enterprising individuals to join the organization as 
Technical Machine Operators.

The successful candidates’ principal purpose will be to produce quality products by operating machines effectively and efficiently while ensuring adherence to Good Manufacturing Practice.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Carrying out corrective and preventive machine maintenance.
  • Carrying out appropriate In-process quality checks and documentation.
  • Produce products in line with all Good Manufacturing Products
  • Tracking and reporting of appropriate Key Performance Indicators

KickStart Sales and Marketing Research Analyst Job Vacancy

Job Summary:

KickStart is seeking a talented market research professional to help us analyze data from our Sales Prospect system and any other source of sales and marketing data. The Sales Prospect system is a web-based tool to help us track and follow-up with prospective customers for our MoneyMaker products. 

The main objective of this system is to standardize and streamline the process of converting a prospective customer into an actual customer.

Other sources of sales and marketing data include: our Voice of the Farmer surveys (voice and SMS surveys of prospective/existing customers and dealers), events (such as Farmer Field Days), customer/shop attendant promotions
, SMS marketing campaigns, impact monitoring data, and historical sales data.

The Sales and Marketing Research Analyst will be responsible for interpreting all these sources of data, identifying patterns, and formulating reports on sales and marketing trends to the Marketing, Sales, and Management teams. In addition, he/she will make recommendations for new direct marketing campaigns based upon the research findings and manage tools for sales forecasting.

Job performance will be based upon the Analyst’s ability to apply data analysis to design and develop successful new direct marketing campaigns and sales strategies.

Responsibilities:

PKF Human Resource Consultants Jobs in Kenya

PKF provides business advisory services to a wide variety of local and international organizations. We have an excellent reputation for helping clients boost their performance. 

Our teams provide many different services to clients including small, medium and large size businesses, government and non governmental bodies from all sectors. We focus on delivering practical, realistic solutions tailored to each specific client organisation, underpinned by both technical expertise and local knowledge.
 
We believe in recruiting and retaining sound professional staff with a view to providing opportunities for growth in a stimulating and enabling work environment.
 
To strengthen our advisory consulting services, we intend to recruit capable Human Resources Consultants to be responsible for recruitment, organization development, change management, training and other related services.
 
The successful candidate must have the following skills and competencies:

Interconsumer Products Chief Accountant Job Vacancy

Interconsumer Products Ltd is a major player in the Personal Care and Beauty industry with leading brands among them Nice & Lovely, Bouncy Baby Diapers, Gold Touch Beauty Cream and Alltyme Sanitary Pads. 

We have a market presence in over 10 African countries.
 
We seek to fill the Chief Accountants position to support our expanding operations. This is a Senior Management Position that reports to the Finance Director and is responsible for maintaining highest levels of integrity, quality and timeliness in financial reporting in compliance with the organization’s internal policies, 

Regulatory requirements and International Finance Reporting Standards.
 
Execution speed of duties and tasks is of essence in this position.
 
Key Responsibility
  • Financial Management Planning and Control.
  • Financial and Accounting Reporting.

Land O’Lakes International Development Field Regional Accountant Job Vacancy

Land O’Lakes International Development is a division of Land O’Lakes, Inc., a U.S. food and agricultural cooperative that implements humanitarian and economic development activities for donor agencies and is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of:
 
Field Regional Accountant 
 
The position
 
The Field Regional Accountant will be required to provide financial, accounting & audit oversight to Land O’Lakes’ development programs in Country Programs in different parts of the world, with a significant amount of travel to respective countries in the regions in order to provide training to Accountants, review internal controls and help in process improvement. 

When not traveling, this position will review monthly reports and receipts, assist with reconciliations, and work with other regional accountants and Head office accounting to resolve issues in a timely manner.
 
This position, based in Nairobi, Kenya and reporting to the Field Regional Accounting Manager will provide support to all Land O’Lakes projects throughout the world as follows:
  • Assist in providing continuous training on Cost point accounting system and provide overall support on accounting processes to Project Accountants in the Field.

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Somalia/Kenya Finance Assistant Job Vacancy

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Somalia/Kenya is a two Country Program with four field offices in Dadaab (Kenya), Hargeisa (Somaliland), Bossaso (Puntland) and Mogadishu (South Central). NRC has been present in Somaliland since early 2004 and expanded to Puntland in 2006, Mogadishu and Dadaab in 2007.

In a short time NRC established Education, Shelter/Sanitation, Distribution and Camp Management projects for IDPs, refugees and local population in Somalia and Kenya. NRC also has a coordination office in Nairobi, Kenya that was established in 2006.

Position Vacant: 
Finance Assistant
Reporting to: Finance Officer
Duty Station: Nairobi
Duration of Contract: ASAP to 31st December 2011 (with possibility of extension subject to performance & funding)

Main Responsibilities include:

Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service Kenya Senior Accountant Job Vacancy

Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service Kenya is seeking to recruit a Kenyan national for the following position, to be based in Kakuma Refugee camp.

Senior Accountant

He/She will be responsible for offering financial services assigned. He/she will work to improve the proper operations, management and improvement of the Finance department.

The incumbent will report directly to the Finance Officer, while working closely on a daily basis in collaboration with other sectors of LWF.

Key Points of Communication: Finance Officer, Area Coordinator, Deputy Project Coordinator, Project Coordinator-Turkana and the Kakuma Senior Program Officers

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Writing of cheques, maintain cheque register and dispatch cheques to vendors.
  • Maintaining the bank & cash books

PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health) Jobs in Kenya

PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health) is a nonprofit, internationally recognized
public health organization with the mission to improve the health of people around the world
by advancing technologies, strengthening systems and encouraging healthy behaviors.

PATH works with the government, NGO partners and the private sector to strengthen health services for populations with the greatest needs on HIV /AIDS and Adolescent Development Reproductive & Child Health.

PATH’s Kenya Country Program seeks to fill the following positions:

Health Care Waste Management [HCWM] Project Director

As head of the project and key liaison to donors, government counterparts, local organizations,
and program partners, the candidate will be responsible for providing overall technical vision
and leadership to the project.

USAID Kenya Mission Senior Elections Specialist Job Vacancy

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Kenya Mission seeks to fill the position of Senior Elections Specialist in its Democracy & Governance (DG) Office. The position is based in Nairobi and is open to qualified Kenyan citizens.

Basic Function of the Position:

As a recognized expert on election issues in Kenya, the primary responsibility of the Senior Elections Specialist will be to advise USAID/Kenya on election-related issues and assist in the implementation and oversight of democracy and governance activities.

Specifically, he/she will coordinate USAID’s strategy, assistance, and policy in support of elections and political party support. As a member of the USAID/Kenya Democracy and Governance Team, the Elections Specialist will also provide general support related to the broader DG portfolio as required.

He/she will liaise with other USAID teams, U.S. Agencies, the Government of Kenya, donors, civil society, international experts, and stakeholders to ensure maximum effectiveness of USAID activities in support of elections. The incumbent will ensure that USAID assistance in the sector is coordinated, monitored, and effectively managed.

Oxfam GB Regional Humanitarian Policy Advisor Job in Kenya

Regional Humanitarian Policy Advisor
(Based in Nairobi)
Global post Level C1

Salary: GBP21,990 – GBP28,821 net per annum

Contract Type: Open ended

Oxfam GB in the Horn, East and Central Africa region (HECA) works in 10 countries across Africa with its regional centre based in Nairobi. We work in difficult contexts with humanitarian,development and campaigning programmes. We are looking for the right person to manage and drive our regional humanitarian policy and advocacy, including (but not limited to) the rights to assistance and protection of civilians in conflict and natural disasters.

The Role

You will act as the policy and advocacy focal point for Oxfam GB in the HECA region - providing technical support and advice to in-country policy advisers and co-ordinating the work of humanitarian policy advisers in the DRC, Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan.

Marketing and Communications Manager Job Vacancy

An exciting opportunity to manage a leading regional brand

Our client, a market leader in East Africa in the office equipment and business solutions industry, is seeking a Marketing and Communications Manager to develop and implement strategies to promote its brand.

Based at the company’s head office in Nairobi and reporting to an Executive Director, the person appointed will coordinate all public relations, advertising, promotional activities and will act as an internal image consultant, ensuring appropriate alignment across the company’s operating divisions.

Applicants should have a degree in marketing or business studies and should have had at least ten years experience in brand management, public relations or image consultancy, preferably in a multinational corporation though not necessarily in the same industry.

Innovative and dynamic, they will have the vision and flair to help the company not only to retain its market leadership but to be recognized as being in a league of its own in terms of product and service excellence.

Human Resource Manager and Financial Accountant Everest Enterprises Jobs in Kenya

1. Human Resource Manager

Reports to:chief executive

Role\purpose:

To effectively manage, coordinate and administer and implement company policies relating to employees and ensure the smooth running of the company operations.

Responsibilities
  • Administer, manage and coordinate all policies relating to Human Resource function in the company. Advise the management on matters relating to the same and especially in relation to compliance to standard legal and market expectations.
  • Continually and in liaison with the various section Heads, evaluate and give recommendations on updating of systems. As part of the team enhance prioritization of operations.

Terms of Reference for Consultancy – Micro-Credit/Revolving Fund for OVC and Older Persons (Mang’u Division, Gatundu North District)

Background
HelpAge International is a global network striving for the rights of disadvantaged older people to economic and physical security; healthcare and social services; and support in their care-giving role across the generations.
HelpAge International and its partner HelpAge Kenya are looking for an external Evaluator to submit an expression of interest and interpretation of the Terms of Reference for undertaking an assessment a 5-year portfolio of projects (May 2008 – April 2013) entitled: Preventing HIV and AIDS and Alleviating Its Impact in Multigenerational Households (Supporting Multigenerational Households through Economic Empowerment of OVC in Kenya).
The project is part of a larger portfolio comprising of 9 individual projects being implemented in 5 different countries in Africa.  The project is being implemented by Helpage Kenya in collaboration with two local CBOs in Thika District, the Mangu HIV/AIDS Integrated Programme and the Integrated AIDS Programme Thika is implementing a 5-year programme, namely: Preventing HIV/AIDS and Alleviating Its Impact in Multigenerational Households The project is funded by BIG Lottery (UK) through HelpAge International.

RPO Engineer-Nairobi Region – Safaricom Jobs in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Nairobi Regional Network Department within the Technical Division.
In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
RPO Engineer-Nairobi Region
Ref: Tech_ RPOENR_SEPTEMBER 2010
Reporting to the Senior Regional Network Planning Manager-Nairobi Regional Network, the holder of the position will monitor performance of radio network and recommend corrective measures to ensure optimum performance of radio.
Key Responsibilities

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