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Senior Software Engineer Job Vacancy - Bridge International Academies

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Nairobi, Kenya

About this position

We have and are continuing to develop one of the most sophisticated operational approaches to providing affordable education to MILLIONS of children in one of the most challenging environments in the world! We’re looking for an experienced full-time Senior Software Engineer to build software tools that will support the operations for our network of schools.

Our success relies on our “School in a Box”, a sophisticated set of custom developed systems, tools and processes (think McDonalds or Starbucks) that are used by all School Managers, as well as by support teams at Headquarters to audit, monitor and support all of our schools. While the end-user (School Manager) technology at the school is limited to paper and a mobile phone, all of our systems and processes are underpinned by a sophisticated set of supporting and enabling technologies that allows schools to operate cost effectively and efficiently, with oversight by headquarters.

Accountant Job Vacancy - Bridge International Academies

Job Title: Accountant
Nairobi, Kenya

About Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is a startup revolutionizing education across Africa with a truly unique business model. The company has launched a large-scale franchise-like network of ultra low-cost for-profit private primary schools across Africa.

Our schools profitably deliver high-quality education for less than $4 per child per month, enabling local school managers to operate their school businesses profitably, while creating a highly successful business at the central level. We have launched our first 10 schools in Kenya, have 15 more opening in January and plan to rapidly scale the company to serve more than 1 million students.

East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) Jobs in Kenya

Background

The East Africa Dairy Development Project (EADD) is 4 year regional industry development pilot program implemented by Heifer International- Kenya and a consortium of partners including TechnoServe, ILRI, ICRAF, and ABS TCM.

The project is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as part of an agricultural development grant designed to boost the yields and incomes of millions of small farmers in Africa and other parts of the developing world so they can lift themselves and their families out of hunger and poverty.

The following positions are available within the Kenya Country Office:

A: Gender and Youth Coordinator

Summary of Position Responsibilities

KEMRI Science Communication Specialist Job Vacancy (KShs 90,603 – 146,659)

Reference Number: SCS09-2010
Category: Media, Communications and PR
Salary: 90,603 – 146,659 (Dependent on qualification and experience)
Grade: 5.1 – 5.15
Location: Kilifi
Country: Kenya
Summary:
The position holder will be responsible for planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of research and public health communication and marketing programs and campaigns for the cluster, projects and events.

KEMRI Cluster Studies – Projects Coordinator Job Vacancy (KShs 90,603 – 146,659)

Reference Number: CSPC09-2010
Category: Project Management
Salary: 90,603 – 146,659 (Dependent on qualification and experience)
Grade: 5.1 – 5.15
Location: Kilifi
Country: Kenya
Summary:
Acting as the overall studies/projects coordinator for the Cluster, the position holder will work on a variety of studies/projects to provide support on studies and project planning, implementation and monitoring, but will but primary responsibility for the Vaccine Adverse Events In Kenya (VAEIK) study.

KEMRI Laboratory Equipment Assistant Job Vacancy (KShs 24,514)

Reference Number: LEA-9-10
Category: Laboratory and Medical Technology
Salary: Ksh 24,514/-
Grade: 2.1
Location: Kilifi
Country: Kenya
Summary:
The post holder will be involved in routine care, maintenance and calibration (where appropriate) of laboratory equipment.

KEMRI Human Resource Officer Job Vacancy (Ksh 73,706)

Reference Number: HRO-9-10
Category: Human Resources
Salary: Ksh 73,706/-
Grade: 4.8
Location: Kilifi
Country: Kenya
Summary:
The post holder will be responsible in providing support to the Programme on resourcing and contract management, performance management process, employee learning and development requirements and management of HR databases so as to ensure the HR department delivers integrated services to employees streamline processes, and guarantee a diverse and skilled workforce meet the corporate business needs and requirements

Kenya Polytechnic Deans of Faculties Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya Polytechnic University College
A Constituent College of the University of Nairobi
Institutional Profile
The Kenya Polytechnic University College was established through the upgrading of the former Kenya Polytechnic in August 2007. The Kenya Polytechnic was established in 1961 as a tertiary institution to offer education and training in technological and vocational disciplines.
The Kenya Polytechnic University College is a constituent college of the University of Nairobi. The core of the mandate of the Kenya Polytechnic University College is to offer technical and vocational education and training (WET) at both the polytechnic and university levels. The college shall continue to offer programmes at the Diploma and certificate levels even as it expands its mandate to offer as well degree programmes.

Sales/Business Development Officer Job Vacancy (Kshs 15,000-20,000)

One of our clients, a transport moving solutions company is looking for a result oriented Sales Officer to complement the Sales and Marketing function
Responsible To: Director,Business Development
Job Purpose: Business Development
Overall Responsibility:
·         Generate sales leads and convert to sales orders to achieve target sales volumes.
·         Continually reach out to identify and approach potential new clients, convert enquiries from potential clients to sales.
·         Promptly respond to all enquiries, prospects and tentative or definite business opportunities.
·         Develop relationships with existing clients and maximize revenue potential.

Clearing Forwarding and Warehousing Assistant Job Vacancy

Clearing and Forwarding and Warehousing Assistant lady Job in Nairobi Transport Company.
Requirements
·         Female aged between 24 to 27 years.
·         Diploma in clearing and forwarding from a reputable college or Diploma in Business Administration or Logistics.
·         Computer Literate
·         6 months experience in a clearing and forwarding or warehousing company.
·         Those with only internship experience can apply
Personal Attributes: hardworking personal and of high integrity are required
The salary offered is competitive and will depend with the individual’s abilities.

Quality Control Manager Job Vacancy

Our client, a very busy manufacturing company with its operations along Mombasa road, and which has been operating in Kenya for over five years requires the services of a Qualified Quality Control Manager
Job Description
1.    Responsible for ensuring that products processed are of the quality required for their intended use.
2.    Responsible for final release of products from one manufacturing stage to the other.
3.    Responsible for rejecting of products from proceeding to the next production process if it does not comply with the stated specifications.
4.    Responsible for all the production & QC documentation in the company.
5.    Ensuring that calibration and validation of production and laboratory equipments including balances, autoclaves, oven driers, mixing tanks, etc are done on schedule basis.
6.    Ensuring there is continuous training of production and Q.C personnel in act as a GMP administrator.
7.    Ensuring that the calibration and validation records are maintained and up-dated and validation of the air and water production systems, a septic filling and Q.C analytical procedures are performed.

Marketing/ Business Development Manager Vacancy

A rapidly growing training institution is looking for a qualified: Marketing/ Business Development Manager.
The candidate should be a University graduate with at least 5 years working experience in a similar position, and aged 35 years and above. Knowledge in Accounting will be an added advantage.
Applicants should send an application letter, C.V, copies of Academic Certificates and Testimonials on or before 8th October 2010.
Apply to;

Mercy Corps Kenya - Country Finance Manager.

Mercy Corps Kenya is seeking a Country Finance Manager.
PROGRAM/DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:
The Mercy Corps Finance Department is responsible for all financial functions for MC Kenya, including accounting, payments and banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and grant financial management and compliance.  The Mercy Corps Finance Department ensures compliance with donor regulations as well as Mercy Corps’ internal policies and procedures.  In its role as a support to the Program Department, the Finance Department provides timely reports and assistance to the Country Director and the Program Team to ensure that financial resources are used efficiently and effectively.
                         
[Describe overview of job missioGENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
Working in the Mercy Corps Kenya program office in Nairobi under the direction of the Country Director, the Country Finance Manager is responsible for all aspects of financial management of the country program, ensuring compliance with Mercy Corps internal policies and procedures as well as donor regulations.

Oxfam Regional Funding Capacity-Building Coordinator Job Vacancy

Regional Funding Capacity-Building Coordinator

Horn, East and Central Africa
Base: Nairobi, Kenya

Contract Type: Fixed Term (2 Years)
Salary Range:competitive salary and benefits

Background

Oxfam is one of the world’s leading humanitarian agencies assisting people affected by natural disasters and conflict throughout the world.

With over 5,000 staff and dedicated volunteers in more than 80 countries, Oxfam is able to achieve the greatest impact to end poverty and suffering through combining emergency response work, long-term programmes for poverty alleviation and campaigning for lasting change.

The role

Wanji’s Food Industries Jobs in Kenya

Wanji’s Food Industries is a local indigenous Kenyan owned company.

It was thus founded on the promise of offering the consumer a wide range of healthy, great tasting and fun convenient foods that fit into a healthy lifestyle yet offer the taste and convenience of popular foods.

Our vision is “To be the most trusted healthy foods company”

We are looking to fill the following positions;

1. Sales Executives 
4 positions
  • Diploma and higher.
  • With sales and marketing training.

Sports Stadia Management Board Jobs in Kenya

The Sports Stadia Management Board is a parastatal whose mandate is to manage and maintain sports facilities, market the facilities for maximum utilization and revenue generation.
We are seeking to urgently recruit highly competent, proactive and self driven employees to fill the following positions in the organization:
1. Chief Accountant
Scale SB 4
Ref: HRM/CA/09/10
Job Description
A Chief Accountant reports to the Assistant Director Finance for the overall accounting function of the Board.
Specifically, his/her work will involve organization and management of the accounting unit, direct, control and coordination of both routine and non-routine accountancy matters as well as interpretation of financial policies, budgeting, management accounting methods and financial returns.

White Rhino Hotel Jobs in Nyeri Kenya

The White Rhino Hotel is a century old hotel situated within Nyeri town. The Hotel will open its doors in November 2010.

Strategically located and with potentially high guest traffic, the hotel seeks the services of the following key people to oversee its overall operations;
  1. Hotel General Manager
  2. Head Chef
  3. Financial Controller
Reporting to the Operations Director and working very closely with other key staff, the successful candidates will be expected to deliver on key result areas and revenue targets.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered including target based bonuses.

IRC Internal Audit Manager Job Vacancy in DRC Congo

Manager, Internal Audit for Democratic Republic of Congo
(Based in Nairobi with 50% travel to DRC)
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933, the IRC is a leader in providing critical health and emergency response services to those displaced by violence in the DRC.
Position Summary:
The Internal Audit Manager role assists the organization achieve its objectives by promoting accountability and decisionmaking.
It provides a reasonable assurance that resources are safeguarded, operations are effectively managed, internal policies and procedures, and external regulations are complied with, financial and operational information are reliable, and operational objectives are accomplished.
The role is part of the global audit team. S/he will conduct audits of five offices of the IRC DRC program, evaluate risks and internal control weaknesses and develop recommendations for improvements.

Pact Kenya Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Job Vacancy

Pact, Inc. Kenya is a International Non Governmental Organization that facilitates institutional development of civil society organizations (CSOs) through capacity building and partnerships. As a development organization focusing on capacity building, we are committed to building the capacity of local organizations, networks and coalitions.
We are seeking competent individuals to fill the following positions:
Job Description – Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor
Position:
 Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor
Reporting to: Chief of Party
Duty Station: Nairobi
Purpose /Basic function of position
The Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning Advisor will be expected to provide leadership in the design and implementation of monitoring, evaluation and reporting systems to ensure Pact and its implementing partners and grantees provide compatible data supportive of program and donor reporting requirements.

Pact Kenya Grants Manager Job Vacancy

Pact, Inc. Kenya is a International Non Governmental Organization that facilitates institutional development of civil society organizations (CSOs) through capacity building and partnerships.
As a development organization focusing on capacity building, we are committed to building the capacity of local organizations, networks and coalitions.
We are seeking competent individuals to fill the following position:
Position: Grants Manager
Reporting to: 
Country Director
Duty Station: Nairobi
Purpose/Basic Function of the Position

Christian Aid Project Officer Job Vacancy in Kenya

Project Officer-Filling the Gaps Project
Two Years Fixed Term Contract
Based: Nairobi, Kenya
Salary: Christian Aid pay scale
Closing Date:October 8, 2010
With 148 partners working on HIV in 40 countries, with are brilliantly placed to tackle the broad ranging health, social and economic impact of this complex epidemic. We are a vibrant team, carrying out highly innovative work on HIV and health.
For you that means the chance to build on your existing knowledge of HIV, Malaria and other poverty related health issues, and really get to grips with the issues.
About the Role
You will be responsible for the provision of effective technical capacity, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) support to Christian Aid’s HIV Filling the Gaps program in Kenya, as well as supporting various programme strengthening processes.
You will provide support to six implementing organizations working on this program to deliver programme outcomes, and facilitate grant management and compliance.
You will provide technical assistance in Monitoring and Evaluation and maintain the project Management and Information Systems especially those related to evaluation systems and processes, including data capture and quality.

Nzoia Sugar Company Jobs in Kenya

Nzoia Sugar Company Limited, a sugar manufacturing company situated in Western Kenya invites suitable candidates to fill the following positions:

1.0 Senior Personnel Officer

The key purpose of the job is to ensure effective implementation and compliance with company’s HR policies. The successful applicant for this position will report to the Human Resources Manager.

This is a critical position in the company which requires one to demonstrate leadership qualities, maturity and ability to work under pressure.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensure proper management of HR Information System.
  • To provide a lead in the area of organizational structure, job design and work load distribution.

Fleet Manager Job Vacancy in Nyeri (KShs 40,000-50,000 PM)

Main Purpose of the Job

The Garage/ Transport Manager will be responsible for managing fleet and drivers to ensure efficiency in all logistical and mechanical processes.

Work on the ground with mechanics and drivers to sort out breakdowns inspections and servicing requirements. Ability to train and supervise a team of semi skilled mechanics to improve maintenance and fleet efficienc.

Be able to work within the department of operations to ensure operational efficiency. 

Main Responsibilities
  • Managing and monitoring the performance of a large fleet of prime movers and the related staff complement

Project Officer Job in Kenya - Japan Center for Conflict Prevention (JCCP)

JCCP is a Non-Governmental Organisation established in 1999 in Japan. JCCP’s mission is to contribute to global peace and security by building human capacity for conflict prevention and peace-building.

JCCP specialises in capacity building of NGOs and civil society, community security, experts’ training in peacekeeping operations, peace-bu
ilding for civilian, police and military, education and livelihood support. JCCP has 3 sub-offices worldwide; Macedonia, Southern Sudan, and Kenya.

Closing date: 17 Oct 2010
Location: Kenya - Nairobi

JCCP Representative Office in Kenya is currently supporting training at International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) in Kenya, and Project Officer will support Project Manager in this project. Additionally, Project Officer will assist JCCP Representative Office in developing new projects in Kenya and/or Somalia.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Professional Plumber Job Vacancy

Are you a Professional Plumber?

Does Your Plumbing Work Stand-Out?

Are you looking to grow your Plumbing Career?

Our client, a world renowned retail brand invites applications from professional Plumbers with the experience and passion to perform plumbing installation of world class plumbing equipment.

The ideal candidate should have qualifications in Plumbing Grade I, II and III. Any professional experience in plumbing will be an added advantage. The ideal candidate should be between ages 23 and 30 years.

Individuals to be short-listed must be adept on kitchen, bathroom and main-line plumbing connections and by-pa
ss installations. Should have worked with water pumps and basic electrical connections.

Sales Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our client, a world renowned retail brand invites applications from qualified Sales Managers.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develops a business plan and sales strategy for the market that ensures attainment of company sales goals and profitability.
  • Responsible for the performance and development of the Account Executives.
  • Prepares action plans by individuals as well as by team for effective search of sales leads and prospects.
  • Initiates and coordinates development of action plans to penetrate new markets.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of marketing plans as needed.
  • Conducts one-on-one review with all Account Executives to build more effective communications, to understand training and development needs, and to provide insight for the improvement of Account Executive’s sales and activity performance.
  • Provides timely, accurate, competitive pricing on all completed prospect applications submitted for pricing and approval, while striving to maintain maximum profit margin.
  • Creates and conducts proposal presentations and RFP responses.
  • Assists Account Executives in preparation of proposals and presentations.
  • Controls expenses to meet budget guidelines.
The ideal candidate should have qualifications in:
  • 5-7 years of experience in sales management.

DSW HTC Counsellor Supervisor Jobs in Kenya

German Foundation for World Population (DSW)
HTC Counsellor Supervisor 
2 Posts

German Foundation for World Population (DSW) is an International Non-governmental Organization working in the area of reproductive health and HIV/AIDS. DSW Kenya is currently recruiting to fill the 2 new positions of counselor supervisors.

This is a field based full-time position that requires a flexible person willing to travel extensively and work across the Rift valley region with minimum supervision. DSW will be implementing the a 5 year HTC programme targeting Most at risk populations (MARPS) by use of all approved counseling protocols.

Responsibilities

Overall responsibilities

Home Afrika Group Chief Executive Officer Job in Kenya

Ref. No:ADPG/HAL/001

Our client, Home Afrika Limited (HAL) is an organization whose mission is to develop quality housing and commercial properties that cater for all segments of society.

The organisation’s vision is to be the leading property developer in Africa. HAL is the holding company for several associated special purpose vehicles (SPVs).

Its impressive investment portfolio includes Morningside Office Park on Ngong Road, as well as several world-class developments that are in the pipeline. HAL has a diverse but engaged shareholder base. It aims to become a publicly listed company in the future.

The HAL Board wishes to recruit a visionary CEO with exceptional leadership and strategic management skills to provide the stewardship required to deliver the HAL mission and realise the longer term HAL vision.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

The CEO will report to the HAL Board and be responsible for the operations and executive management of the organisation.

S/he will be responsible for:
  • Providing strategic leadership in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of HAL’s strategic management plan and budget;

KenolKobil Systems Developer and Quantity Surveyor Jobs in Kenya

KenolKobil is the leading Oil Marketing Company in Kenya with a rapidly expanding network of subsidiaries in Africa. The company is also engaged in direct trading business activities in East, Central and Southern Africa. We are a dynamic, innovative company with a focused growth and diversification strategy in the Continent.

We wish to invite applications from suitable candidates for the positions stated below to meet the following profiles:

Systems Developer

Qualifications
  • A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from a reputable university.
  • Be an Oracle Certified Professional.
Key Responsibilities
  • Take a lead role in systems design, development, deployment and implementation.
  • Lead as a technical solutions provider.

Head of Public Relations Job Vacancy - Kenya Tourist Development Corporation (KTDC)

KTDC, a State Corporation created by an Act of Parliament CAP. 382, is a leading Development Financial Institution (DFI) providing affordable and accessible financial facilities and advisory services to the Tourism industry.

KTDC’s mission is to develop and diversify Kenya’s Tourism industry by providing a range of advisory and financial services to investors in tourism related enterprises is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the position of 
Head of Public Relations.

Purpose

To effectively and efficiently manage the Public Relations function, create awareness of the Corporation’s products and services and improve the image of the Corporation as a whole.

Key Responsibilities
  • Implement KTDC’s PR strategy, policies, mission and vision;
  • Prepare and manage the Public Relations budget;

Group Chief Finance Officer Job - UAP Holdings Limited

Our client, UAP Holdings Limited is one of the leading insurance and financial services companies in the East Africa region with strong business networks in Kenya, Uganda and Southern Sudan.

With a vision to be Africa’s revolutionary financial services company, UAP Holdings continuously seeks to innovate and set the pace for the market and is now looking to recruit a high calibre, visionary, strategic, business oriented, and experienced professional leader for the position of 
Group Chief Finance Officer.

The successful candidate will drive the Group’s strategy and identify value-add business propositions to support UAP’s growth and expansion strategy.

The role

The Group Chief Finance Officer will have overall responsibility for leading, implementing and executing the company’s major strategic objectives and initiatives.

KASNEB Board Membership Opportunities

Ref: KAS/BM

KASNEB is established under the Accountants Act, No. 15 of 2008 and the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya Act, Cap 534, with the mandate to develop syllabuses, conduct professional and technician examinations; certify candidates in finance, accountancy, management, information communication technology and related disciplines; promote its qualifications globally and accredit relevant training institutions.

The vision of KASNEB is to be the preferred world-class professional examinations body in finance, accountancy, management, information technology and related disciplines.

Pursuant to section 15(1)(h), of the Accountants Act, the Board of KASNEB is seeking to identify two (2) suitably qualified and competent persons for nomination as members of the Board for a period of three (3) years commencing 1 January 2011.

EABL Finance - Decision Support Lead Jobs in Kenya

An exciting business seeks an exciting individual...are you the one?

East African Breweries Limited is East Africa’s leading beverage business. We thrive on the development of great people and great brands.

We have created a talented, diverse and passionate team of professionals running a superb and robust business with associate companies across the region, delivering the highest quality brands to consumers and long-term value to our investors.

The following career opportunities exist within East African Breweries Limited

Finance - Decision Support Lead (Sales, Marketing & Innovation)

One Role Based in Nairobi, Kenya

The decision support lead will act as a business partner to the marketing, sales and innovation function generating robust financial evaluation on all commercial activities and initiatives.

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