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Are you a Kenyan with Office Administration experience and interest in working on a Somalia program?
 
Do you want to make a difference in Somalia?
 
Would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for Somalia please read on?
 


USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) Program: The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia. 

The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials. TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.
 
The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Receptionist / Office Assistant

As our Receptionist/Office Assistant you will be responsible for all the front Office and assist with Admin related support and handle program communications at the direction of the HR/Office Manager (Nairobi). 

In addition, you will design and maintain the filing system, make photocopies, make travel and visa arrangements and perform other administrative functions.

Qualifications and Skills Sought:
·                     Diploma in Administration or any other relevant field with IT competency.
·                     At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position.
·                     Working knowledge in using Microsoft office required
·                     Front Office management
·                     Meeting organization and management.
·                     Communication management.
·                     In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform assigned and additional duties and work irregular hours under unpredictable conditions.
·                     Honesty, confidentiality and integrity required.
·                     Cultural Sensitivity.
·                     Ability to work with strict deadlines.
·                     Competency in performing multiple functional tasks.
·                     Good interpersonal skills.
·                     English language fluency required. Somali language fluency preferred.
Do you have the above qualifications and skills? 

Please send (1) a CV (2) current position and salary history and (3) three professional references (Immediate supervisors preferred) to tisdairecruitment@gmail.com and copy tis@dai.com. 

Closing date: Tuesday, December 30,2014. 

The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Procurement and Logistics Officer

As our Procurement and Logistics Officer, you will work closely with the operations coordination and all other TIS functional teams to include and not limited to the program and grants team, the program grantees and vendors to support the above-referenced program objectives.
 
The work of Procurement/Logistics Officer requires detailed knowledge and Somalia experience, highly developed collaboration and networking skills and the exercise of discretion, judgment, and personal responsibility.

Qualifications and skills sought
·                     University degree level or equivalent in Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, Logistics/Procurement and Supply Chain Management or any other appropriate field.
·                     Minimum four (4) years relevant experience in a similar position, with specific focus on local/international procurement, clearing & forwarding, VAT exemption processes, Kenyan/Somalia laws and regulations, fleet management, insurance and inventory/stock/supplies management, development and control.
·                     Previous experience with USAID funded program, International or Local NGOs is preferred.
·                     Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with senior government personnel, colleagues, donor partners, private sector, and other actors that may be involved in the overall implementation of the project
·                     Ability to maintain high integrity in performing assigned responsibilities.
·                     Ability to pay close attention to detail and work with minimal supervision under tight deadlines.
·                     In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform assigned and additional duties and work irregular hours under unpredictable conditions.
·                     Ability to work effectively and harmoniously within a multicultural team.
·                     Demonstrated expertise working in Somalia
·                     Working knowledge of MS Office and Internet applications.
·                     Fluency in English, Knowledge of Somali language is preferred
·                     Must have a valid passport that allows travel within the East African/ Horn region.
·                     Interest and availability to travel throughout Somalia.
Do you have the above qualifications and skills? 

Please send (1) a CV (2) current position and salary history and (3) three professional references (Immediate supervisors preferred) to tisdairecruitment@gmail.com and copy tis@dai.com. 

Closing date: Tuesday, December 30, 2014. 

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

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Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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