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Preparation of PINs, and PDDs for the Mau Forest Complex, Aberdares Ecosystem, Greening the cities and Riparian Reserves and National Appropriate Mitigation Actions

Republic of Kenya
Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources
Request for Proposal
No. MEMR/RP/032/2010 – 2011
Request for proposal for preparation of PINs, and PDDs for the Mau Forest Complex, Aberdares Ecosystem, Greening the cities and Riparian Reserves and National Appropriate Mitigation Actions.

Nation Media Sub Editors Trainees Careers

Job Ref: HR-SE-01-11
Are you a practicing journalist and wish to switch careers?
Well then this is your chance.
Do you have a passion to work in the editorial back-end activities, where you will contribute to the design and quality of the Group’s journalism.
Nation Media Group wishes to recruit suitably qualified candidates for our in-house sub editors’ trainee program.

Financial Accounting & Operations- Public Sector Managers Vacancies

We are seeking to strengthen our Advisory Services by recruiting a highly motivated and qualified professional to fill the position of a manager in our Finance Accounting and Operations in the Public Sector team.
The job holder will play a role in the delivery of consulting assignments in accounting and financial management, system reviews, internal and external audits, budget formulation, project management, technical assistance, financial monitoring for clients in the public sector.
The role requires the individual to have at least 5 years’ experience and exposure in the public sector either in government, development partners, projects, NGOs or in a professional services firm and in:

Professional Academic Writer Wanted

I need one experienced academic research writer who has good writing skills and constant Internet supply at home. This is a full-time job and the writer should be very hard working and earn a lot from writing.
·         Degree or Diploma Holder
·         At least six months experience in academic research writing
·         Able to work under no supervisions at all
·         Good English

UNFPA Driver Career Opportunity

Vacancy No: VA/FPA/SOM/01/2011
Post Title: Driver
Type of Contract: Fixed Term Appointment
Level: GS2
Duration: 1 year, Renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

UNFPA Administrative Assistant Career Opportunity

Vacancy No: VA/FPA/SOM/04/2011
Post Title: 
Administrative Assistant
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Level: GS5
Duration: 1 year, Renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.
Duty Station: Nairobi
Closing Date: 21 February 2011
Organisational Unit: UNFPA Somalia Country Office

UNFPA Finance Assistant Career Opportunity

Vacancy No: VA/FPA/SOM/02/2011
Post Title: Finance Assistant
Type of Contract: Fixed Term
Duration: 1 Year, Renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds
Level: GS5
Duty Station: Nairobi

Horn Relief Receptionist / Office Assistant Career Opportunity in Nairobi Kenya

Position Title: Receptionist / Office Assistant
Position Location: Nairobi
Duration: 1 year (renewable)
Starting date: Immediate
Organizational Background
Horn Relief is an international development and humanitarian organization which focuses on increasing sustainable livelihoods for (agro-) pastoralists and coastal communities in Somalia as well as cross-border areas in neighbouring countries.

HelpAge International Social Protection Manager Career in Nairobi Kenya

Social Protection Manager 
National Position, Based in Nairobi
HelpAge International is a global network of not-for-profit organisations with a vision of a world where older people fulfil their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. With 80 affiliates and many partners across more than 40 countries the HelpAge International network brings together hundreds of organisations worldwide.
HelpAge International has a secretariat with offices in London and Brussels, regional centers in Africa, East Asia/Pacific, South Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central Asia and country offices.

Mobile Ventures Kenya Customer Relationship Management – Associate Intern Vacancy

Mobile Consumer Finance Project – Jipange Kusave
Ref#110124 – Customer Relationship Management – Associate Intern
Mobile Ventures Kenya, an incubator for new and transformative mobile services, seeks an energetic, entrepreneurial team player to support customer relations in the pilot-testing of a new mobile-phone based financial services business in Kenya – Jipange Kusave.
Who we are

Caritas Programme Officer Career Opportunity in Nairobi Kenya

Caritas Switzerland and Caritas Luxembourg are non-governmental aid agencies and members of Caritas Internationalis. Caritas works worldwide and adheres to international humanitarian principles (NGO code of conduct).
Caritas Switzerland and Caritas Luxembourg act in the frame of a MoU as a consortium in the region East and Horn of Africa. They operate a joint liaison office in Nairobi and country offices in Hargeisa (Somaliland) and Torit (Sudan).
Position: Programme Officer
Reporting to: Liaison Officer

AATF Executive Director Career Opportunity in Nairobi Kenya

Exceptional Leadership Opportunity in Africa
The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is a not-for-profit organisation that facilitates and promotes public-private partnerships for the access and delivery of appropriate proprietary agricultural technologies for use by resource-poor farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Established seven years ago, and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, AATF has developed a strong and wide network of partners in developed and developing countries aimed at access, development and delivery of appropriate proprietary agricultural technologies for use by resource-poor smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Foundation enjoys financial support from a number of development partners and technology providers that have enabled it launch a suite of project activities in some 15 countries across Africa.

IOM National Program Officer Career in Hargeisa, Somaliland

VN Reference No: OIM/SOM/100/2010
Duty Station: Hargeisa, Somaliland
Title of Position: National Program Officer
Grade/Classification: Ungraded Equivalent to NO/A (Based on the UN Salary Scale for Employees in Somalia)
Duration: 3 months special all inclusive contract (with a possibility of extension)
General Functions:

Peace, Security and Development Fellowship for African Scholars Call for Applications

Call for Applications:
Peace, Security and Development Fellowship for African Scholars
M.A. Conflict, Security and Development; and M.A. International Peace and Security
The African Leadership Centre (ALC) was established in Kenya in June 2010 as a joint initiative of King’s College London and the University of Nairobi. The ALC is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars starting in September 2011.

Sales Manager Career Opportunity in Kenya

Job Summary
Our client, a National Distributor that manages the distribution of top wine, beer and cigarette brands, is looking to fill two Sales Manager positions.
The Managers will provide on-the-ground leadership to drive sales performance and execute the Company’s distribution plans while ensuring that their client enjoys prominent market presence.
Key Responsibilities
·         Review sales reports and prepare sales forecast plans for the business.
·         Prepare weekly and monthly reports on sales activities in their different business regions.

ICT Manager Career Opportunity in Kenya

Reporting to: Finance Director
Job Purpose
The main purpose of this position is to integrate and institutionalise best practices of planning and organising, acquiring and implementing, delivering and supporting and monitoring our IT performance to ensure that our enterprise’s information and related technology supports our business objectives whilst maintain optimal system efficiency reliability and reliability.
Duties and Responsibilities

IMLU Communication and Advocacy Programme Officer Career in Nairobi Kenya

Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU) is a registered non-governmental organization that seeks to promote the rights of torture victims and protect Kenyans from all forms of State perpetrated torture by advocating for legal and policy reforms.
IMLU’s work centers on documenting torture cases and uses legal redress and advocacy to seek justice for torture survivors.
Job Title: Communication and Advocacy Programme Officer
Nairobi with (frequent travel)
Position reports to: Programme Manager
Overall Purpose of the Job:

HADAF Somalia Cartoon Competition

The Associations of East African Cartoonists (KATUNI) invites cartoonists to participate in the HADAF Somalia Cartoon Competition

Prizes: 1st $3000, 2nd $1,500, 3rd $750

Competition rule:
  • Theme: Search For Peace In Somalia; Achievements and Challenges
  • The maximum number of entries you may submit is 5.
  • All entries should be without any kind of frame and must not be folded
  • Each entry must be accompanied by a short biography and/or CV as well as the name and contact details of the cartoonist.

The Burt Award for African Literature Writing Competition Announcement

The Burt Award for African Literature

Supporting and encouraging a love of reading for young adults

Writing Competition Announcement

The Canadian Organization for Development through Education (CODE) in collaboration with the National Book Development Council of Kenya (NBDCK) and with the generous support of a Canadian patron, Mr. Bill Burt, have the pleasure to invite Kenyan authors to take part in a writing competition to produce engaging and educational stories for the youth (12 – 18 years old) which will be published as part of the Burt Award for African Literature.

Transmara Sugar Cane, Mechanization & Transport Officer and Cane, IT & HR Manager Jobs in Kenya

Our client, Transmara Sugar, is a new sugar company located in the Transmara. They have the following urgent vacancies to fill:

Cane Head 
Job Ref. MN4650

Job Profile
  • Ensure mill cane production and seed cane development.
  • Ensure outgrower cane is legally contracted and surveyed.
  • Ensure cane delivery from field to factory is efficient, productive and resources are fully developed.

Pharmaceutical Technologist and Data Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

1. Pharmaceutical Technologist (ARP)

Purpose: To manage the ART pharmacy, and coordinate all activities of stock and inventory management pertaining to HIV/AIDS drugs for the AIDS Relief program.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure good store keeping for pharmacy drugs
  • Prepare and manage pharmacy inventory in conjunction with the ART project coordinator
  • Be part of clinical eligibility committee to set and periodically evaluate annual department goals

Tips to enjoying professional and personal life

Nobody gets to live life backwards. I have always talked about an aggressive approach towards life and some of you might be surprised by ways in which I would describe my mantras to live life to the fullest. Take a step back and you would find these are nothing but preserving a state of mind that derives an internal peace from your inner self. I have never tried to find real meaning of life because I am not sure where it will land me up. But what I have really found are the ways that make me feel good about me. I remember them, I practice them, and I often repeat them to myself in order to remove any chaos from core of my mind. Yes, they do help me and this is the place where I would love to expand them if I ever discover more.

It is always advisable to take some time out and think about things that help you make a better person. These may not be the one which you intend to do but can also be the ones which are precious nuggets in your past. On contrary these can be those expensive mistakes which have made you learn the worth of things in a hard way. Peep in your past, look ahead in your future and say to yourself the thing that rests the turmoil in your mind. Practice to discover them and soon you would find the answer on ways that help you live life to the fullest.

IT Manager / Project Manager Job Vacancy in Kenya

Job Title: IT Manager / Project Manager

Reports to: Regional Technical Director


To plan, execute, and finalize all Company projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and co - coordinating the efforts of team members and third party contracts or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.

Accountant Job Opportunity in Kenya

Job Title: Accountant

Reports to: Finance Manager

  • General accounting including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations.
  • Assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting the procurement and stores in carrying out their responsibilities.

Finance Manager Job Opportunity in Kenya

Job Title: Finance Manager

Reports to: C.E.O.

  • Maintain day-to-day financial and operational control of the company within budget.
Key Tasks
  • Maintain daytoday financial and operational control of the service within budget
  • Ensure that appropriate financial regulations policies and controls are in place and in use at all times.

Business Consultants Jobs in Kenya

Are you an energetic accountant with hands on experience using Microsoft Dynamics solutions?

Do you have any project implementation experience or exposure in a manufacturing environment?

If so, then this is definitely the job for you!

Our client is an information systems consultancy company headquartered in Nairobi with operations that span across the African continent.

They provide business solutions and consultancy services in the areas of financial & accounting systems, business process automation and mobile solutions.

Health Sector Chief Finance Officer, HR Manager and Brand Manager Jobs in Kenya

Interesting job opportunities in the Health Sector

Imagine working for one of the fastest growing health organizations in Kenya and spearheading the institutionalization of a new way of doing business in the sector; Building a strong brand that stands against any in the region. If you believe you have the leadership qualities and all it takes to do this, then you are the right candidate for the job.

Our client is a low cost health care provider offering comprehensive medical services to the middle class in Kenya. As a one-stop health care provider, our client provides consultation, laboratory, pharmacy, radiology and in-patient services. With a network of 10 facilities, our client is now one of the fastest growing healthcare institutions in the country.

NRC YEP Education Supervisor, IT Officer and Computer, YEP Secretarial & YEP Hair Dressing Teacher Kenyan Jobs

The 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 has a coordination office in Nairobi, Kenya that was established in 2006.

NRC is seeking for a qualified candidates to fill the following Vacant positions:

Position Vacant: YEP Education Supervisor
Reporting to: Education Project Manager
Duty Station: Dadaab

AMREF Global Fund Project and APHIAPLUS Project Jobs in Kenya

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

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.

Farm Africa Project Coordinator, Accountant and Health Officer Jobs in Kenya

Our client, FARM-Africa, have just started a new project in Kitale and wish to fill the following positions urgently

Project Co-ordinator 
Job Ref. MN 4671

Job Profile
  • To manage the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the FARM-Africa Youth Empowerment in Sustainable Agriculture (YESA) Project.
  • To manage the project in accordance with project documents, work plans and budgets and ensure that work is consistent with FARM-Africa’s strategies and the conditions of donor contracts.
  • To line manage the project staff.

Business Development Executives Jobs in Kenya

Our client a large retail software solutions, smart card system and terminal based integration service provider in East Africa is looking to fill in the positions of Experienced and non experienced (to be trained) Business Development Executives.

Job Description
  • Meet the Sales, Revenue, Cash-flow targets per month
  • Maintain and develop a computerized customer and prospect database, and sales cycle analysis
  • Plan and carry out direct marketing activities within agreed budgets, sales volumes, values, product mix and timescales.

Sales Representative Career Opportunity

Due to first and sustainable growth our client, a leading international pharmaceutical sourcing company requires an operation assistant with the following qualification.
  • A minimum diploma in marketing.
  • Diploma in pharmaceutical technology from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Have a strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Qualification in IT. All operations will be computerized, including the periodical reports.
  • At least 2 years experience in marketing pharmaceutical product.
  • Self driven and able to meet strict deadlines.

HR Manager Job Vacancy in Nairobi

Our client, a leading FMCG Company focusing on personal care products is looking for a HR Manager.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate’s key role will be guiding strategy design and performance management.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Overall development and implementation of the HR strategy to support the Company business objectives.
  • Driving and monitoring the Key Performance Indicators of the Company HR strategy by ensuring the Company retains strategic talent critical to business success.

Chemonic International Capacity Building Specialists Jobs in Kenya

Supply Chain Management / Capacity Building Specialists Kenya

Chemonics International, an international development consulting firm, seeks short- and long-term professionals for an anticipated USAID-funded project supporting supply chain strengthening for the health sector in Kenya.

The project will provide assistance and support to KEMSA in their efforts to become stronger, more efficient, more effective, and increasingly accountable.

Short-term and long-term specialists will be responsible for supporting:
  • Warehouse management
  • Distribution management

Mineral Water Company Careers in Kenya

Our client is a professionally managed company manufacturing mineral water with the state of the art manufacturing facilities.
We are looking for the following personnel for immediate placement:
1) Marketing Manager
·         Degree / Diploma in Sales & Marketing
·         3-5 years experience in a similar field
·         Should be able to spear head the company’s marketing activities and achieve the targets with good knowledge and experience in brand building.
2) Marketing Executives

Audit Assistant Job Vacancy (KShs 30,000)

Our client is a rapidly growing audit firm in need of an audit assistant with three years experience in an audit firm.
The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting clients audits, preparing audit reports and highlighting issues relating to internal control weaknesses.
Job Specification (Expected Skills/Attributes):
The incumbent will he required to possess the following attributes:
·         Excellent analytical and audit skills

Article Writers Urgently Needed to Start ASAP

We are a freelance company and are currently building a team of good writers who can write quality articles. The ultimate goal of the team will be to write SUPERIOR quality articles.
You should be able to write:
·         Flawless English
·         Flowing articles with a word count between 300 and 500
·         Focused content and not fluff
·         Keyboard typing skills are important

Utumoni & Sons Marketing Executive Job Vacancy

Seeking an aggressive person to head the sales & marketing department and build a team.
This position will report directly to the CEO.
·         Extremely competent and motivated sales executive eager to work outside a corporate environment in a fast paced and energetic startup.
·         Confident of attaining great results, have a track record of achievements, and will build a handson, results oriented culture.
·         Have managed the rapid distribution buildout and sales across Kenya, and participated in innovative and aggressive marketing campaigns.
·         Have delivered strong sales growth particularly and you have successfully
·         You will be expected to oversee a sales and marketing strategy that will lay the foundation.

Various Jobs and Careers in Kenya

1. Accountant – ACCA Qualified 2years exp
2. Property Manager – Highly experienced
3. Drivers – 10-15yrs experienced
4. Secretary - Highly experienced
5. Advocate - Junior/Retired
6. Electricians – 10- 15yrs experienced
7. Carpenter/Painter decorator/Tiler/Plumber.
Send CV and Photo to: P.O Box 45430 – 00100, Nairobi

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