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Wanted Food and Beverage Manager for a famous hotel in Chennai Egmore





Wanted Food and Beverage Manager for a famous hotel in Chennai Egmore 

Qualification: B.Sc-Hotel Management and/or MBA - Hotel Management 

Experience: 3 to 4 years experience in big hotels

Send resume to: nsugavanam@gmail.com or 

sugaemployment@gmail.com         career@sugaconsulting.in

Contact N.Sugavanam. SUGA Employment Services, ( a 

Division of SUGA Consulting Services), Office No,26, TNHB 

Complex, 180, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 

600004

Mobile: Airtel: 99400-58497, Vodafone: 91768-71191, 

99623-11627, 91766-11627, 91762-44979

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chennai-Jobs/173094996100021

http://suga-employment-services.blogspot.com/

Child Welfare Society of Kenya Social Workers Jobs in Taita Taveta, Tana River and Wajir

Child Welfare Society of Kenya
 
Applications are invited for Social Workers from the following counties: Taita Taveta, Tana River and Wajir
 
Minimum qualifications
 
Degree / Diploma in Social work from a recognized institution.
 
Those interested in working in the above mentioned areas are preferred
 
Preferably aged 30 years and above
 
Interested applicants please write or email to:

Email: careers@childwelfaremail.co.ke 
or P.O. Box No. 43982, 00100, Nairobi 
to reach us not later than 13th March, 2013.
 
Please quote the county you are applying for.

KESREF Personal Secretary Job in Kisumu Kenya

The Kenya Sugar Research Foundation (KESREF) is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Agriculture, with its headquarters at Kibos near Kisumu. 
KESREF is mandated to develop and disseminate appropriate technologies for enhanced productivity, value addition and competitiveness of the Kenyan sugar sub-sector. 
KESREF wishes to recruit a qualified and experienced individual to the following vacant position:
 
Personal Secretary II 
Grade RF 7 
1 Post
Ref: PS/REC/01/13
 
Salary Scale RF 7: Kshs 38240x870-40850x935-44590x1010-48630 p.m.
 
A Personal Secretary will be expected to handle greater responsibilities with least supervision. 
The successful candidate may be deployed in any of KESREF centers and may be required to work for more than one officer.
 
Duties and responsibilities:
 
Record dictation in shorthand and transcribe it in typewritten form; process data; manage e-office; ensure security of office records, documents and equipment; operate office equipment; manage office protocol; manage office petty cash; handle telephone calls and appointments; and undertake any other secretarial duties that may be assigned.

Level of Education and Experience:
 
i. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, mean grade C- (minus) with at least C (plain) in English Language or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
 
ii. The following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council:- Typewriting III (50 w.p.m.)/ Computerized Document Processing III; Shorthand II (80 w.p.m.);Business English II/Communications I; Office Practice II; Secretarial Duties II; Commerce II; Office Management III / Office Administration and Management III;

or

Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution; and

iii. Certificate in Computer Applications (Windows, Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms-Access and Internet) from a recognized Institution.
 
Other Competencies
  • Honesty, confidentiality and integrity
  • Demonstrated high level of maturity and good leadership skills.
  • A team player with good communication and interpersonal skills, high sense of maturity.
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
Interested candidates for the above position who meet the requirements may send their applications with the reference number clearly stated on the envelop and letter of application with copies of relevant certificates/ testimonials and detailed curriculum vitae containing current as well as expected remuneration, names and addresses of three referees and day time telephone contact to:
 
The Director
Kenya Sugar Research Foundation
P. O. Box 44-40100 
Kisumu
 
E-mail: director@kesref.org
 
So as to reach him not later than 4.00 pm on 15th March,2013
 
KESREF is an equal opportunity employer. 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Mathira Water and Sanitation Company Internal Auditor Job in Karatina Kenya

Mathira Water and Sanitation Company (MAWASCO) is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified Kenyan to fill the vacant Post of Internal Auditor. 
MAWASCO is a Water Service Provider contracted by Tana Water Services Board to provide water and sanitation services under its licence in Mathira East and Mathira West Districts under the Water Act 2002. 
To strengthen our team of staff and leadership, we urgently invite applications from highly competent, proactive and self driven individual to fill the following position within the company.

Internal Auditor
 
Reporting functionally to the Board Audit Committee and administratively to the Managing Director, the Internal Auditor will be responsible for assisting management and the Board in the effective discharge of their responsibilities by furnishing them with reports containing analyses, recommendations, counsel and information concerning the activities/operations reviewed including risk management systems and governance.

Key Duties
  • Designing, reviewing, and developing audit techniques and procedures for assessing comprehensive financial and systems audit reporting
  • Review and appraise the soundness and efficiency of all systems of controls including financial, operational and internal control systems and procedures.
  • Prepare the annual audit programme and ensure that it is effectively carried out.
  • Analyse outcomes of audit activities, provide timely reports and follow through to ensure that recommendations are considered and implemented in a timely manner.
  • Ensure coordination of external audits with regulators and external auditors
  • Carry out special audits and investigations as may be required from time to time and submit report of findings to the Board.
Qualifications
  • B Com(Accounting/Finance) with CPA (II) or CPA (K) / ACCA
  • Professional membership / qualification in auditing will be an added advantage
  • Five (5) years relevant working experience in a similar position
  • Must have high level of integrity, confidentiality, excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Excellent analytical and computer skills
Interested candidates should forward their applications with updated C.Vs. and copies of education and professional qualifications, indicating day time telephone contacts and three professional referees, and expected salary.
Applications should reach the undersigned not later than 13th March 2013.
 
The Managing Director
Mathira Water and Sanitation Company Ltd
P O Box 1981 - 10101
Karatina

Foreign Opportunity - Shop Manager & Shop Supervisor for Departmental Store at Seychelles Island





Foreign Opportunity - Shop Manager & Shop Supervisor  for Departmental Store at Seychelles Island

  • Job description. - Shop Manager & Shop Supervisor 
  • Job responsibilities. Maintain the supermarket and stock and manage the supermarket
  • Qualification.2 years in the field and bsc computer science
  • Experience: 2 years
  • Salary range-Min/Max.Rs.200000- 300000 per annum
  • Work timing.8am to 9.00 pmwill be asked to work odd hours if necessary
  • Joining time required. Anytime time candidate is ready
Send resume to: nsugavanam@gmail.com or 

sugaemployment@gmail.com         career@sugaconsulting.in

Contact N.Sugavanam. SUGA Employment Services, ( a 

Division of SUGA Consulting Services), Office No,26, TNHB 

Complex, 180, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 

600004

Mobile: Airtel: 99400-58497, Vodafone: 91768-71191, 

99623-11627, 91766-11627, 91762-44979

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chennai-Jobs/173094996100021

http://suga-employment-services.blogspot.com/

Furniture Industry Production Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Production Manager - Furniture Industry
 
Our client is a very well established, market leading renowned furniture and pine box manufacturing and fit out company based in the Nairobi are currently recruiting for a Production Manager with a minimum of 3 - 5 years experience in the Joinery industry, producing detailed Joinery drawings, cutting lists, setting out plans, site surveys etc.

Job Role: Prepare & co-ordinate detailed design drawings for all customers, considering all aspects of assembly, construction and installation.
The candidate will be working closely with project managers, responsible for full day to day running of our production workshops, managing timelines while meeting budgets.

Responsibilities:
  • Co-ordinate design concepts with all designers, architects, sub-contractors
  • Produce drawings to the appropriate level of detail (including specialist materials)
  • Ensure drawings produced are cost efficient and in line with tender document
  • Co-ordinate ordering of specialist materials with the Procurement Department, i.e. laminates, ironmongery & glass etc.
  • General administrative duties relating to the design/drawing process
  • Support all work colleagues and encourage team working
Essential Skills/Experience Required:
  • Excellent command of joinery
  • Refinishing processes and techniques
  • Site management
  • Workshop management
  • Quoting / Estimates - Production coordination
  • Budget management
  • Technical design
Key Measures
  • Customer feedback
  • Time keeping & attendance
  • Rate of errors
  • Organized / Efficient
  • Calm under pressure
  • Self motivating
  • People management skills
Qualification:
  • Grade 1 carpentry/joinery certificate qualification
  • 2 years experience working in workshop environment
  • 2 years experience working as a production supervisor
  • Must have at least two years management experience
Application Process
 
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to recruit@odumont.com before end of day 25 February 2013. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Field Marketer Job in Kenya

Our client is a Nairobi based firm dealing with supply of office furniture  and is looking forward to recruiting a Field Marketer.
Gross Salary: Negotiable according  to  the candidates level of skill and experience which will be determined during the interview

Main Purpose of the Job
 
This role is responsible for identifying and managing marketing opportunities, building an in-depth understanding of client business drivers, and manages the Sales & marketing process to a successful conclusion.

Main Responsibilities
  • To be able to conduct own initial product and sales presentations, detailed proposal documents, ensuring that the company’s products are matched to the identified clients needs; 
  • To listen to customer requirements and present appropriately to make a sale;
  • To negotiate the terms of an agreement and closing sales;
  • To cold call to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • To represent Company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations;
  • Delivery of set volume and revenue targets
  • Provide management with regular market intelligence on competitor activities and overall demand patterns
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and annual sales plans
  • Analyze sales trends and variances and advise management on appropriate strategies and actions to enable the company meet its objectives
Customer Service
 
Identification of customer needs and solving of customers problems – customer care
 
Establishes and ensures maintenance of good relations with stakeholders both in internally and in the market
 
To speak positively and enthusiastically about the company and its products and services to ensure that a professional company and brand image is provided at all times to customers and colleagues

Required Qualifications
  • A minimum of a diploma in sales and marketing
  • Key Account management experience is a must and should be able to advise on product development.
  • Proven ability in closing business to business deals·
  • Demonstrable self sufficiency, sales leadership, entrepreneurial relationship and business development.
  • Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Sound Commercial awareness
  • Flexible and good planning and organization skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Integrity
The candidate (male/female) must have 2-3 years of field marketing experience, sales experience, young professional, goal oriented, energetic, presentable, fast achiever and very keen.

Experience selling furniture will be an added advantage.

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title (Field Marketer) on the email subject to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke

Recruitment Manager
Corporate Staffing Services
3rd Floor, Nabui House, Unga Lane Westlands
(Behind Unga House) Nairobi.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database no for interviewing.

Insurance Regulatory Authority Knowledge Management Officer and Accountant Jobs in Kenya

The Insurance Regulatory Authority is a State Corporation set up to regulate, supervise and develop the insurance sector in Kenya. 
The Authority is now seeking applications for the following vacant positions.
 
Knowledge Management Officer
 
Job Purpose
 
Reporting to the Policy, Research & Development Manager, the Knowledge Management Officer will be In Charge of developing and implementing effective knowledge management programs and activities and oversee the Authority’s Resource Centre/Library.
 
Core Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plan, design, coordinate and implement comprehensive knowledge management initiatives and strategies.
  • Conduct needs assessment and baseline surveys to determine the information needs of various Insurance Industry Players.
  • Test Knowledge Management products and services for effectiveness, quality and responsiveness to the Authority’s needs.
  • Create avenues for exchange of information, converting data into valuable information and ensuring its accessibility and usage.
  • Maximize creation, discovery and dissemination of knowledge within the Authority.
  • Assess knowledge management needs, develop strategies to meet those needs, identify and obtaining required resources and ensuring accessibility of these resources to the staff, management and stakeholders.
  • Serve as a key contact for data requests by responding to queries and assisting clients in accessing Knowledge Management tools and resources.
  • Conduct outreach programs and oversee training for staff and clients in use ofKnowledge Management tools.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information science/library science, or related discipline.
  • Holders of Masters Degree in relevant fields will have an added advantage.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body.
  • Minimum eight (8) years experience in developing and implementing knowledge management programmes that contribute to strategic objectives in a reputable institution/library.
  • Working knowledge of educational media and technology including the internet and its utilization for electronic learning.
  • Proficiency in MS office suite.
Accountant
 
Overall Purpose
 
Responsible to the Senior Accountant for compiling and posting general ledger information and summaries concerning various financial transactions in order to ensure accurate and timely maintenance of accounting records in accordance with prescribed financial policies.
 
Core Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compile and post general ledger information and summaries concerning various financial transactions in order to ensure accurate and timely maintenance of accounting records
  • Prepare general ledger journal entries to record cash, revenue, and expense activities.
  • Carry out bank reconciliation, selected account reconciliation, including cash reconciliation as well as prepare other appropriate schedules as required
  • To prepare and close monthly entries, analysis and reconcile all balance sheet accounts, prepare monthly financial statements and other accounting reports.
  • To check and verify expenditure before preparing payment vouchers, cheques and remittance payments
  • To prepare tax returns to ensure compliance with the required tax payment information and other statutory requirements
  • Proper maintenance, storage, security and filing of all financial and accounting documents in order to ensure that they are properly kept accessible for action.
  • Receive monthly levies and issue receipts in respect of all levies, license fee and all cash paid in.
  • Making cash payments in respect of staff claims.
  • To maintain and regularly reconcile assets register with the general ledger.
  • Analyse cash paid in, out and cash balance.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting Option) or related field
  • Hold CPA ( K ) qualification
  • Over five (5) years relevant work experience in the public sector in an equivalent position.
  • Knowledge of accounting and budgeting principles, financial management and banking.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications such as MS office and financial packages
  • Should be below 35 years of age.
Terms of Offer
 
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.
 
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications enclosing copies of their certificates, detailed curriculum vitae giving telephone contacts, e-mail addresses, current remuneration, names and contacts of three referees on or before 8th March, 2013 to:
 
The Chief Executive Officer
Insurance Regulatory Authority
Zep -Re Place
P.O Box 43505-00100
Nairobi
 
Email: commins@ira.go.ke
 
Note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will result in automatic disqualification

Wanted Senior General Manager - Accounts and Finance








Wanted Senior General Manager - Accounts and Finance 

Wanted Senior General Manager - Accounts and Finance for manufacturers of Tower for Telecommunications, Windmills, Power Transmission & Distribution and Railway Electrification.  
Qualification: C.A. (Chartered Accountancy) 
Experience: 10 years (post qualification) experience in manufacturing accounting. 
  • Minimimum 3 years in a AGM or DGM or G.M level position
  • should have worked in the following Preferred Manufacturing Industries: Fabrication Companies/Telecom Tower/Heavy Structurals/Engineering/Capital Equipments/Industrial Products/Steel Tube
  • Candidate's Current Designation should be AGM/DGM/GM-Accounts & Finance

Send resume to: nsugavanam@gmail.com or 

sugaemployment@gmail.com         career@sugaconsulting.in

Contact N.Sugavanam. SUGA Employment Services, ( a 

Division of SUGA Consulting Services), Office No,26, TNHB 

Complex, 180, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 

600004

Mobile: Airtel: 99400-58497, Vodafone: 91768-71191, 

99623-11627, 91766-11627, 91762-44979

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Chennai-Jobs/173094996100021

http://suga-employment-services.blogspot.com/

Office Technologies Industry Sales Manager Job in Kenya

Our client in the Office Technologies industry is seeking to fill the position of a Sales Manager.

The successful candidate shall be tasked with;

Managing  day to day sales activities of the sales team

Own the product  sales targets and deliverables

Identify and qualify prospects within the  target market

Develop and build a client base utilizing proven sales techniques e.g. prospecting, cold calling, lead generation and probing.

Create a large base of service revenue from Leases  and service contracts

Public Relations and Marketing to the target market

Work closely with other managers to ensure the delivery of quality service

Contribute to management meetings

Motivate and provide leadership to the  sales team

Recruit additional members of the team as and when required

Measure and manage performance of the  Sales team

Debt collection from own accounts and manages contract renewals.

Represent the company  in various functions and activations

Report to the management on revenue performance and strategy on a weekly basis.

Ensuring adherence to Internal Control Systems as per the Quality Management Systems.

To undertake other duties as and when required.

Requirements
  • The candidate must have a degree in Information Technology. A Masters in Marketing is highly preferred
  • Must have hands on experience of more than 3 years selling Office Technology and at least 1 year at a managerial level.
  • Must have cumulative experience of not less than 5 years’ experience in Sales and Marketing
  • Must have an impressive portfolio of clients as well as employment record
  • Must be business savvy and an excellent negotiator
  • Must have Corporate Sales experience as well as familiarity with Tendering and other procurement procedures.
Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications and CV’s stating their current and expected salary to recruit@idp-ea.com not later than 20th February 2013. 
Clearly indicate the position applied for on the subject of the application email.

Please note that Applications with other attachments will be disqualified.

Logistics Manager Job in Uganda / Rwanda

Position Title: Logistics Manager Uganda / Rwanda

Reporting to: Regional Chief Executive Officer Uganda / Rwanda Operation:

Nature of Operation: Leadership of the logistics functions of the Ugandan and Rwandan Operations

Purpose of the position:

Providing high quality leadership, strategy and operational execution with regards to the overall logistics requirements of the Ugandan and Rwandan Operations. 
Operate as a key member of the management team of the Ugandan and Rwandan Regional Management.

Key Result Areas and Accountabilities:

1. Quality (systems, procedures and processes)
  • Carrier accounts age analysis management
  • Accountable for compiling and managing annual carrier disbursement budget
  • Measurement and reporting of KPI performance, achieving SLA targets
  • Carrier governance management
2. Delivery / Efficiency (cost reduction & productivity)
  • KPI tracking and SLA management
  • To be a key member of the regional management team across Rwanda and Uganda, based in Kampala to ensure that the logistics functions of the business is fully supported in order to add to the competitiveness of the operations
  • Accountable for crafting a strategic transport plan that will support and enhance the competitive advantage of the company into the future
  • Accountable for designing and implementing transport execution process/procedures for the business and managing same
  • Ensure suitable carrier capacity planning vs volume forecasts
  • Calculation and sign off of fuel and annual adjustments
  • Project management, tracking of project progress and validation of project savings
3. Risk Management

The Logistics Manager is responsible for the identification and pro-active management of all potential risks to the Ugandan and Rwandan logistical matters. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Corporate governance as relates to carrier management
  • Protection of company assets by implementing all relevant management prescriptions related
  • Deploying of relevant measures to meet Health & Safety standards
  • Manage any reputational risk proactively
  • Ensure compliance to relevant laws in the Tax & Statutory Payment, Forestry, Water, Agriculture and Labour spheres
4. People & Partnerships
  • Interaction and building relationships with carriers and suppliers to ensure reliability, understanding and improve efficiency
  • Monthly carrier meetings, associated performance management and relationship management
5. Market Penetration (margins, revenue, products)
  • Use initiative and able to identify new opportunities that will add value to the business
  • Rate analysis, opportunity identification, solution implementation
6. Profitability (work toward self-sustainability as a business)
  • Operational implementation of business plans, ensuring support of business growth plans and profitability, customer service as per service level agreements, continuously finding and implementing value adding initiatives, leading and managing operations teams, policy and corporate governance
Skills, Knowledge & Competencies required to perform this role:
  • Preferably at least 10 years relevant management and operational experience and proven track record in as many of the following areas as possible: o
  1. Transportation management
  2. Transport planning systems
  3. Supply chain management
  4. East African transport (specifically Uganda and Rwanda)
  5. Cross border transport
  6. Forestry transport experience would be an advantage
  • Strong understanding and previous accountability for balance sheets and income statements
  • Excellent leadership and management ability. A proven track record as a leader or manager of project teams or multi-party stakeholder processes
  • Senior level tactical interaction and negotiation experience required
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written communications; sound presentation skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Commercial acumen (solution build & commercial modeling experience)
  • Strong logistics background, covering the set-up of country-wide distribution networks
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Be a team player and relationship builder
  • Good knowledge sharing and coaching skills
  • Ability to obtain buy-in from stakeholders through change management
  • Strong people, interpersonal and delegation skills required
  • Does not accept status quo
  • Entrepreneurial team player, willing to contribute in multiple ways in a startup environment that presents challenges
  • Strong quantita-developed project management skills
  • Solution orientated
  • Strategic thinker, able to see the big picture and to operationalize the company’s strategy
  • Strong integrity and ethics and firm understanding of corporate responsibility reporting
  • Analytical ability to consider complex information and make an informed recommendation to the Regional CEO
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and ability to perform complex financial modeling and financial analysis, ability to successfully model all commercial opportunities
  • Good networker with the ability to develop and create business
  • Sensitive to cultural differences with the ability to understand and adapt to these as a means for increasing the probability of success in negotiations
  • Sound working knowledge of MS PowerPoint, Outlook and Word
  • Ability to work across functionalities and divisions
  • Commitment to a strong governance operating framework with uncompromising ethical values
  • Ability to liaise effectively with a diverse range of corporate advisors.
  • Knowledge of African and export markets
Qualifications & Professional registration:
  • Preferably a supply chain management/logistics degree/industrial engineer or similar.
  • Minimum of 10 years professional experience in logistics management preferably in the agribusiness / energy industry or related subjects.
Years of experience required to perform this role:

At least 10 years proven experience in a senior leadership role of a similar nature.

How to apply:

Applicants should email their applications attaching a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter indicating why they are interested in and qualified for the position and the names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities to a Search Committee. 
All communications relating to applications for this position should be addressed to: email address: therecexpert@gmail.com .
 Applications should be received by 28th February 2013. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
On the subject matter of the email please indicate the position you are applying for.

Communications Commission of Kenya Board Job Vacancy

Republic of Kenya
 
Ministry of Information and Communications
 
Vacant Post in the Communications Commission of Kenya Board

Section 6 of Kenya Information & Communications Acts requires that the Minister for Information & Communications appoints a suitable qualified Kenyan with wide experience in Consumer related issues especially in the Information and Communications Technology Sector to the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) Board.

The candidate must possess at least a first degree from a recognized University and relevant experience.

Interested person may apply.

The Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Information and Communications
P. O. Box 30025-00100
Nairobi
Tel: +254 20 4920000
 
Email: ps@information.go.ke

FHOK Project Coordinator, Project Nurse, Project Accountant, VCT Counselor, Project Driver and Clinical Officer Jobs in Kenya

Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) is a dynamic not for profit National Non-Governmental Organization with strong grassroots networks. 
The Organization provides leadership and plays a pioneering role in offering sustainable, innovative and comprehensive services in response to health and socio-economic needs of all Kenyans. 
FHOK is committed to providing quality services and championing sexual and reproductive health (SRHR) other rights and the empowerment of Kenya’s young people to exercise and enjoy these rights. 
Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) in partnership with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is seeking qualified persons to fill the following positions based in Malindi:

Project Coordinator
Ref: PC/2013
 
Reporting to the Project Manager (HQ) the role holder will be part of a dynamic senior team working on cutting edge initiatives in family planning, sexual and reproductive health. 
Key responsibilities include: planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating performance of the project, representing FHOK in the County and working closely with the key stakeholders within the area of operation to raise FHOK profile. 
The minimum requirements are: a Diploma in clinical medicine and surgery or its equivalent, three years experience in clinical service & proven experience in project implementation and networking, experience in community development & excellent communication skills.

Project Nurse 
Ref: PN/2013
2 Positions
 
The role holder reports to the Project Coordinator and will be part of a dynamic team responsible for management of clinical ASRH services in the clinic and other community based service delivery points within the area of operation. 
The minimum requirements are an “O” Level Division II certificate or its equivalent & a Diploma in Registered Community Health Nurse, three years’ experience in FP & HIV/AIDS counseling, STI treatment & SRHR service provision & facilitation skills
 
Project Accountant
Ref: PC/2013
 
Reporting to the Project Coordinator the role holder is responsible for ensuring that, all clinic visitors are properly guided & all clinic funds, commodities and client records are properly maintained. 
The minimum requirements are ‘O’ Level Division II certificate or its equivalent, CPA II & three years of relevant experience

VCT Counselor
Ref: VCT/2013
 
Reporting to the Project Coordinator, the post holder will be responsible for the provision of VCT services. 
The minimum requirements are: “O” Level certificate or its equivalent, relevant training in counseling and VCT services & excellent communication skills.
 
Project Driver
Ref: PD/2013
 
The post holder will be responsible for supporting the FHOK programme by driving staff, volunteers and official visitors, including transporting commodities and equipment. 
She/he must have an “O” Level certificate or its equivalent, a valid driving license & a certificate of Good Conduct.
 
Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK) is seeking qualified persons to fill the following positions based in Mombasa:
 
Clinical Officer 
Ref: PN/2013
1 Position
Mombasa
 
The role holder reports to the Centre Manager and will be part of a dynamic team responsible for management of clinical ASRH services in the clinic and other community based service delivery points within the area of operation. 
The minimum requirements are “O” Level Division II certificate or its equivalent & a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, three years’ experience in FP & HIV/ AIDS counseling, STI treatment & SRHR service provision &facilitation skills
 
Please visit our website www.fhok.org for detailed job descriptions of these positions.
The closing date for receiving all applications is 22nd February, 2013
We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.
 
FHOK is an equal opportunity employer and women are especially encouraged to apply
 
Applications along with detailed CVs to be submitted to:
 
Executive Director,
Family Health Options Kenya,
P. O. Box 30581-00100.
Nairobi.

NCPD Technical Services Director, Corporate Services Director, Assistant Director of Population, Senior Population Programme Officer, Internal Auditor and Driver Jobs in Kenya

The National Council for Population and Development is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency. 
The Council seeks to fill the following vacant positions:

Advert No.001/2013
Director, Technical Services 
Grade NCPD 2
 
Reporting to the Director General
 
Duties and responsibilities
  • providing strategic leadership on all matters pertaining to technical issues on population in the Council;
  • overseeing development and implementation of the Council’s population research programme including projects proposals formulation and appraisal, research papers, programme data analysis and impact assessment;
  • developing/updating national population policy and preparing policy briefs;
  • supervising formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of national and county level strategies and plans for the national population policy;
  • coordinating ongoing national and county level population programme activities including those undertaken by various stakeholders;
  • developing annual and quarterly work plans, performance contracts and reports;
  • coordinating international and regional population related initiatives, developing action plans and reporting progress; and,
  • undertaking advocacy for support of population programmes and ensuring that the public is well informed on population and development through electronic and print media, barazas and other public fora;
Qualifications and Experience
 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
  • served in the grade of Deputy Director, Technical Services or in a comparable position in the public or private sector for a minimum period of four (4) years;
  • a Masters degree in Population Studies, Demography or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • attended a Strategic Leadership and Development course or equivalent programme lasting not less than six(6) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • demonstrated outstanding capability in development and implementation of population policies and programmes; and,
  • shown merit and professional competency as reflected in work performance and results
Advert No.002/2013
Director, Corporate Services 
Grade NCPD 2
 
Reporting to the Director General
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • providing strategic leadership on all matters pertaining to financial management in the council;
  • overseeing formulation and interpretation of financial policies, strategies and programmes;
  • coordinating resource allocations in line with the council’s policies;
  • prioritization of projects and activities for the purpose of financial management and reporting;
  • overseeing of commitment of council’s resources and expenditure trends;
  • offering resource based planning and performance measurements;
  • overseeing human resource management, administrative and procurement matters;
  • initiating and implementing maintenance of corporate image and appropriate customer care strategies; and,
  • coordination of gender issues and integrity assurance.
Qualifications and Experience:-
 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • four(4) years experience in the position of Deputy Director, Finance or Deputy Director, Human Resource Management and Administration or in a comparable position in a reputable organization;
  • Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Human Resource Management or Public Administration from a recognized university;
  • attended a Strategic Leadership and Development course or equivalent programmes lasting not less than six (6) weeks from a recognized institution; and,
  • shown merit and professional competency as reflected in work performance and results.
Advert No.003/2013
Assistant Director of Population 
Grade NCPD 4
 
Reports to Deputy Director, Technical Services and will be deployed to the Council Headquarters in any of the three main technical divisions.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • undertaking research on population issues and development of research papers;
  • carrying out analysis of research documents prepared by stakeholders;
  • implementation and updating of National Population Policy;
  • development of policy briefs;
  • coordination of population programmes /projects undertaken by various stakeholders and monitoring and evaluating ongoing projects /programmes;
  • collecting ,receiving and analyzing programme data and assessing their impact on population issues;
  • formulating and appraising project proposals;
  • developing annual and quarterly work plans, performance contracts and reports;
  • coordinating international and regional programmes and developing plans of action;
  • ensuring that the public is well informed on key policy issues on population through publications, barazas, newsletters, mass media, electronic media, shows, exhibitions, conferences etc; and,
  • carrying out advocacy for support on population programmes.
Qualifications and Experience
 
For appointment to this grade, one must have:-
  • served in the grade of Senior Population Programme Officer or in a comparable position in a reputable organization for at least four (4) years;
  • a Masters Degree in any of the following:- Economics, Population studies, Demography or any other relevant qualification from a recognized institution;
  • attended a senior management course lasting not less than four (4) weeks;
  • computer application skills;
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance andresults.
Advert No.004/2013
Senior Population Programme Officer
Grade NCPD 5
 
The officer will be deployed to a County Population Office and report to Assistant Director of Population, Programmes Coordination and M&E Division.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • responsible for collecting, receiving and analyzing programme data and assessing its impact on population issues;
  • formulating and appraising project proposals;
  • developing annual and quarterly work plans;
  • assisting in coordinating population programmes;
  • developing plans of action;
  • assist in dissemination of information to the public through publications, barazas, newsletters, mass media, shows, exhibitions, conferences etc; and,
  • participate in carrying out population advocacy activities.
Qualifications and Experience
 
must have at least four(4) years experience in the grade of Population Programme Officer or equivalent position in the Public Service or in a reputable organization;
 
must have a Bachelors degree majoring in either Population Studies or Demography or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university:
 
or
 
a Bachelors degree in any the following Social Science disciplines: Statistics, Economics, Sociology or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university with a postgraduate qualification in either Demography or Population Studies;
  • a Masters degree in any of the following disciplines: - Population Studies or Demography, Economics or any other relevant qualification from a recognized university;
  • should have computer application skill; and,
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Advert No.005/2013
Internal Auditor
 
Grade NCPD 6
 
Reports to the Chief Internal Auditor.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • assisting in undertaking specific audit assignments and preparing detailed audit observations and reports;
  • assisting in carrying out institutional risk evaluation, and efficiency audit;
  • assisting in conducting financial and systems audit;
  • assisting in ensuring compliance with tax regulations and other statutory requirements; and,
  • assisting in developing and updating of internal audit manual.
Qualifications and Experience
  • four (4) years relevant experience in the Public Service or ina reputable organization.
  • must have a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Accounting/Finance option)or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university/institution and passed CPA II. A three parts of Certified Internal Auditor Exams will be an added advantage; and,
  • must have computer application skills.
Advert No.006/2013
Driver II 
Grade NCPD 9
 
Reporting to Administrative Assistant in charge of logistics
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • driving and keeping assigned vehicle clean;
  • detecting and reporting faults;
  • carrying out minor repairs, including oiling and greasing;
  • maintenance of a work ticket for vehicles assigned to him/her; and,
  • ensuring safety of the vehicle, goods and passengers on and off the road.
Qualifications and Experience
 
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) mean grade D+ or its equivalent qualifications;
  • clean driving license free from any endorsement;
  • adequate knowledge of the highway code;
  • at least four (4) years driving experience;
  • a PSV certificate;
  • occupational Test Grade III for drivers; and,
  • a certificate of good conduct
Terms of Employment
 
The successful candidates for the post in Advertisement Nos. 001/2013 and 002/2013 will be appointed on a three (3) year contract term while those in Advertisement Nos. 003/2013 to 006/2013 will be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms.
 
Method of Application
 
Applicants who meet the above qualifications should send their applications including copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials, a copy of identity card, detailed CV indicating work experience, three (3) names of references and daytime telephone numbers to:
 
The Director General
National Council for Population and Development
P. O. Box 48994-00100
Nairobi
 
so as to reach the Council on or before 8th March, 2013.
 
The advert number should be indicated on the envelope and the application letter.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Premier Academy Charitable Trust 8-4-4 Secondary School Scholarships 2013

8-4-4 Secondary School Scholarships 2013
 
Premier Academy Charitable Trust is awarding Four Scholarships to deserving Kenyans to pursue Secondary School education under the 8-4-4 system in any Registered Secondary School in Kenya.
 
Criteria for Qualification:
 
To qualify, the applicant must:
  1. Be a Kenya citizen
  2. Have passed the KCPE examinations of November 2012 with a score of 400 and above
  3. Have secured admission to a Registered Secondary School in Kenya following the 8-4-4 curriculum
  4. Provide references of good conduct from both the school and an external source such as the local Councillor / Church / Area Chief
  5. Be unable to meet the expenses, proof of which will be required
Value of Scholarship:
 
The Scholarship will cover the total fees and other mandatory expenses as laid down by the school offering admission, on an annual basis for the full duration of the course, subject to conditional academic progress of the recipient at the discretion of the Trust.
 
Application Procedure:
 
Eligible candidates must submit a handwritten application together with:
  1. a certified copy of their KCPE result
  2. a letter of recommendation from the Head Teacher of their Primary School
  3. a letter of Admission from a Registered Secondary School
  4. a contact Telephone Number, preferably Mobile number
The above should be received on or before , Friday,1st March 2013 by:
 
The Admissions Office, Premier Academy
P.O. Box 39513, 00623 
Nairobi
 
Tel: (020) 2339521/2
 
Mobile: 0722-205855/0733-618909
 
Applicants who do not hear from the Trust by Friday,15th March 2013 may deem their application unsuccessful.
 
Any applications received after the stipulated dates will not be considered.

Peponi House Preparatory School Key Stage Two Teacher Job in Kenya

Peponi House
 
Preparatory School
 
Nairobi, Kenya
 
Co-ed IAPS Day School, 6-13
 
A School of many Nations, a Family of One.

For September 2013, we are looking for a:

Key Stage Two Teacher

 
We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher who has the desire and ability to teach a range of subjects in Years 5 to 8. 
It is essential that applicants have relevant experience of working in a busy Prep School that follows the British Curriculum.

Further information is available on request.

Applications, with full CV and details of 2 referees, should be submitted by email before 15th February to:

Robert Blake (Headmaster),
Peponi House Preparatory School,
P.O. Box 23203, 
Nairobi 00604, Kenya
 
headmaster@peponihouseschool.co.ke