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For over 45 years and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. 

Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. 

ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 97 projects in 38 countries and revenues of over $140 million.

Driver, Marsabit, Kenya 


We are currently seeking a driver  for the Resilience and Economic Growth in the Arid Lands-Accelerated Growth (REGAL-AG) project, funded by USAID.  

The goal of REGAL-AG is to foster an inclusive livestock value chain that increases pastoralists’ resilience and stimulates economic growth in several Kenyan counties and beyond.  

The primary REGAL-AG office is based in Nairobi, with an office in each of the target operational regions, Marsabit and Isiolo 

Responsibilities:
  • Determine safe and efficient driving routes for transportation of personnel and goods
  • Assist with daily business errands and the photocopying of office documents
  • Maintain accurate vehicle logs
  • Ensure cleanliness and maintenance of program vehicles
  • Assist with the delivery of documents and receipt of procurements into the office
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Regional  and Operations Managers
  • Strict compliance with ACDI/VOCA Employee Policy Manual, particularly regarding:
  1. Security Procedures
  2. Use of a Cell Phone/PDA while Driving
  3. Vehicle usage policy
Qualifications:
  • Driver’s license and clean driving record
  • At least two (2) years of experience in a similar occupation
  • Experience with USAID project procedures, policies and compliance requirements are highly preferred
  • Fluency in English required
To be considered for this recruitment, please e-mail your resume to  REGALAG@joinav.org  no later than 15th Aug  2014. 

Please include the position title in the subject line.

Preference will be given to local candidates.

EOE.  

Please apply by close of business, August 15th 2014. 

Applications may also be dropped at the REGAL AG offices  situated Dr. Bonaya Godana's Residence Marsabit Lodge Road Next to Member's Club Marsabit. 

Envelopes must be  clearly marked “ APPLICATION FOR DRIVER POSITION- MARSABIT”

Operations  Manager – Marsabit

We are currently seeking an Operations Manager for the Resilience and Economic Growth in the Arid Lands-Accelerated Growth (REGAL-AG) project, funded by USAID.  

The goal of REGAL-AG is to foster an inclusive livestock value chain that increases pastoralists’ resilience and stimulates economic growth in several Kenyan counties and beyond.  

The primary REGAL-AG office is based in Nairobi, with an office in each of the target operational regions, Marsabit and Isiolo 

This is a local position and the Operations Manager will handle all aspects of the administration, operations and financial management of the regional office in Marsabit.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that administrative, operations and procurement functions of Marsabit office are in compliance with ACDI/VOCA’s Employee Personnel Manual (EPM), Procurement Manual, USAID rules and regulations, and applicable Kenyan law; prepare required documentation
  • Address general mail deliveries for the Marsabit office, including invoices, requests for information, etc.
  • Ensure proper order of office systems and enforce laid down procedures
  • Monitor office equipment and maintain supply levels, submit supply order requests as needed
  • Act as liaison to outside vendors, ensure proper documentation as well as proper vendor management
  • Assist with setup for new staff members to ensure smooth orientation
  • Ensure efficient maintenance of office assets, equipment, facilities, IT, security, etc.
  • Ensure efficient organization and execution of events, conferences, workshops, large general meetings in Marsabit
  • Supervise the drivers and any temporary or contract workers such as cleaners, security guards, maintenance workers, etc.
  • Monitor and record staff attendance times and dates for Marsabit office – inform the Office and Logistics Manager of staff leave (annual and sick) and ensure that prior approval as needed
  • Maintain organized and accurate records  including the submission of payment requests for general invoices, payments, and expense reports
  • Maintain adequate Petty Cash for Marsabit office, notifying Office and Logistics Manager   as needed if additional funds are required
  • Maintain and/or prepare receipts of items purchased and provide office asset information to the Office and Logistics Manager for entering into the electronic inventory system
Qualifications:
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in management or related field is required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing office operations and demonstrated understanding of and experience with USAID policy and procedures
  • Strong oral and written communication skills is required
  • Good problem solver, self-starter, creative and innovative, good communication, leadership and reporting skills required
To be considered for this recruitment, please e-mail your resume to REGALAG@joinav.org  

Please include the position title in the subject line.  

No phone calls please.  

Only finalists contacted.  

Women and minorities encouraged to apply. 

Preference will be given to local candidates .

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