The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) seeks to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Program Officer, with strong interest and experience in monitoring, evaluation and organizational learning. The M&E Program Officer’s work will contribute to the NDI Somalia program and the larger initiative to enhance monitoring, evaluation and learning at NDI, a nonprofit organization working to strengthen and expand democracy worldwide. The M&E Program Officer will assist in the management and presentation of data and research, the development of learning materials and the support of a learning community at NDI. This is a unique opportunity to gain practical experience in the use of applied research for strengthening programming in democracy and governance. Topics to be explored under this initiative may include measuring the impact of democracy programs activities in challenging environments, mitigating conflict and improving the lives of citizens in transition societies.
Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Collect quantitative data on program activities from team members on bi-weekly basis;
  • On quarterly basis, update performance monitoring plan (PMP) and logical framework for submission to donors;
  • Design the M&E tools and forms, and develop data collection procedures;
  • Support large scale M&E data collection activities;
  • Provide regular analysis of program data to determine the quality and impact of activities;
  • Prepare success stories that illustrate program impact and finalize them in coordination with DC based staff;
  • Manage activity reporting process by compiling, reviewing and editing bi-weekly and quarterly activity reports and ensuring their timely submission;
  • Communicate to Country Director, Deputy Country Director and Senior Program Managers on project level M&E progress and results;
  • Conduct data quality assurance checks;
  • Support M&E database setup and management;
  • Design and deliver orientations and workshops on M&E to NDI program staff;
  • Travel to project sites, in and outside Somalia, to support M&E activities.

Communications
  • Ensure regular activity reports are provided by staff and consultants;
  • Communicate regularly with Washington DC based program and M&E staff;
  • Assist in the management, packaging and presentation of qualitative and quantitative data in various formats (e.g interactive CDs; slide presentations, reports, newsletters etc);
  • Coordinating information and responding to requests from field and headquarter staff participating in a learning community.

Program Design
  • Contribute to the design of the NDI’s programs during proposal writing, work-planning, and strategic development to ensure integration of M&E tools and strategies in them;
  • Continue proactive learning of new techniques to best manage and implement M&E activities.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master’s degree in Social Science Research or equivalent with 3 – 4 year relevant experience is an advantage;
  • Minimum of 3 years of M&E technical field experience, preferably on democracy programs;
  • Extensive experience with monitoring program implementation using qualitative and quantitative approaches;
  • Proficiency in managing data and creating charts and graphs in excel, Access, SPSS, or other related software;
  • Experience in developing and coordinating data collection, processing and analysis systems;
  • Strong organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team in a fast paced environment;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively present information in a clear and persuasive manner;
  • Excellent command of English;
  • Fluency in Somali language is an advantage
  • Ability to effectively and appropriately handle stressful working conditions;
  • Openness to work effectively and without bias with all communities in Somalia;
  • Readiness to travel to Somalia;
  • Proven capacity to meet program goals while managing program responsibilities.

How to apply:
Kindly submit your application online to kssadmin@ndi.org no later than September 13, 2013.


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Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO supporting health programs to improve the health of women and their families. Jhpiego-Kenya works in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health in the areas of HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Reproductive Health and Family Planning.
We are currently recruiting an experienced individual with excellent technical skills, who is a team player, dedicated, hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high pressure environment requiring multi-tasking abilities.
Internal Auditor
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, Baltimore and the Country Director, the Internal Auditor will be responsible for providing independent and objective assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of key internal controls in Jhpiego Kenya offices.
Responsibilities:
  • Conduct regular audits and risk assessments to ensure effectiveness and efficiency of operations, compliance with policies, procedures, statutory laws and the industry best practices; and provide recommendations and advice on improvements to Jhpiego’s systems and procedures
  • Routinely review company accounts and financial control systems to evaluate and advise on the reliability and integrity of financial information and the efficient and effective use of resources
  • Review the current policies, procedures and systems to ensure effective internal controls, and participate in development of new internal control initiatives
  • Ensure that the organization’s assets are properly managed and safeguarded against loss
  • Determine Jhpiego Kenya’s strategic risks and make recommendations on how these should be managed
  • Develop an annual internal audit plan for the Kenya office with CFO and Country Director, and prioritize plan based on risks identified.
  • Supervise activities of field based internal auditors and their plans.
  • Work with CFO and HQ staff in developing a comprehensive standard audit program for use in other country offices
  • Follow-up on the progress of implementation of internal and external audit recommendations
  • Provide regular updates to management and staff on audit and compliance issues
  • Conduct any ad-hoc audit, financial investigations, special reviews and investigations as and when requested.

Qualifications:
  • A Bachelors of Commerce degree in Accounting or Finance. Masters degree preferred
  • Certified Accountant and Auditor with CPA (K) and CIA (K) or equivalent. CISA qualification an asset
  • A minimum of 5 years experience as auditor in an audit firm and experience in auditing NGOs
  • Good understanding of internal audit including international trends and best practices, key areas of donor compliance.
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills
  • Experience in auditing USAID or other donor-funded projects an asset
  • Highly motivated, energetic, independent self starter with strong communication skills
  • Ability to train and mentor other internal audit staff
  • Demonstrate proficiency in IT particularly computer assisted audit techniques.

Interested applicants should send a CV with three referees and detailed cover letter by email to HR.Kenya@jhpiego.org by 13th September 2013. Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you for the position. Only those selected for interview will be contacted. Jhpiego is an equal opportunity employer





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Salary KShs 25,000 – 30,000
Our client is tours and travel operator.
They are seeking to hire a ticketing operator for their tour and travel organization that is familiar with international ticketing.
Job Requirements
  • Liaise with airlines for the best prices as well as other transport companies to ensure travel arrangement including for transport, accommodation and food as made according to the clients’ requirement
  • Book transportation and hotel reservations, using computer terminal or telephone
  • Ensure payments are made on time for books of flight and travel arrangements as well as the final payment
  • Handle cancellation, re-issuance of tickets, refunds and rescheduling of travel for the clients
  • Check the availability of flights and fare rules to ensure that the clients are advised accordingly
  • Book travel using of e-ticketing systems
  • Prepare of tour quotations for clients/organization
  • Create and advise the clients on their itinerary

Required Qualifications
  • Higher Diploma in Tourism Studies, Business Administration or related field
  • More than 3 years in the international ticketing business
  • Must have good knowledge of intentional travel
  • Must be able to work well with e-ticketing systems
  • Must have experience and knowledge of the national parks like Maasai Mara and Amboseli
  • Must have a good understanding of sites, hotels, local customs, points of interest and foreign country regulations
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Good organization and planning skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Finally they should have a good command in English

If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke, indicating the title (Ticketing Operator (Salary 25-30k)) on the subject line before the 6th September, 2013. Those who have previously applied need not apply again. We do not charge for interviews. Please note your current salary on your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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Our Client is in the E-Commerce Industry and is currently looking for Part-time promotions Sales Ladies, to be based in Malls (Weekends) to promote the companies products. The ideal person for promotions is a person who is outspoken, energetic and loves sales.
Applicants must  have the following
  • A post High School Certificate or Diploma / or Currently in College

If you feel you fit the  above role-Please send your CV to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke – INCLUDE  A PHOTO OF YOURSELF.
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We are one of the fastest growing commercial banks with a wide branch network  spread across the country and a strong footprint in microfinance. As a result of our continued business growth, the bank is seeking to recruit results-oriented persons with a proven track record of achieving in a highly competitive environment to join  our dynamic team of Business Development Officers (BDOs).
Key Responsibilities

  • Market the Bank’s Microfinance Products to potential customers.
  • Carry out group formation, client training and Loan Portfolio Management.
  • Conduct market research and customer needs analysis and identify opportunities for product development and modification.
  • Develop, implement and maintain good understanding of the Bank’s Microfinance customers’ business plans, financial projections, and support requirements.
  • Maintain high quality Microfinance Client Portfolio through effective monitoring, evaluation and follow up.
  • Provide technical assistance and advice as well as effective and efficient service delivery to customers.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with Microfinance Customers.

Qualifications and Experience
  • University degree or diploma in a business related field from a recognized institution.
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a Microfinance Institution or bank.

If you possess the above qualifications and have the drive to rise up to the expectations placed on this position, submit your application with a detailed CV indicating your current and expected remuneration to HR@k-repbank.com to reach us by 6th September 2013. Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted. K-Rep Bank is an equal opportunity employer.
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Salary: Kshs.25, 000
Responsibilities
  • The first duty of cashier is to greet the customers entering into organization
  • Handling all the cash transaction of an organization
  • Receive payment by cash, cheques, credit card etc
  • Checking daily cash accounts
  • Guiding and solving queries of customer
  • Providing training and assistance to new joined cashier
  • Maintaining monthly, weekly and daily report of transactions

Qualifications
  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance
  • CPA (K) 2
  • Familiarity with MS Excel

If qualified send CV and application letter to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating the position you applying for on the subject line by1 September, 2013. DO NOT attach any certificates. Failure to follow to follow instructions shall lead to total disqualification. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
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Requirements:
  • Possession of Valid Kenyan Driving license
  • At least 5 years continuous driving experience in a busy organisation.
  • Possession of current Police Clearance Certificate
  • Knowledge on Motor vehicle mechanics will be an added advantage
  • 12 years of schooling ( Form four qualification)

Key Competencies:
  • Good communication and sound judgement skills
  • Ability to read maps
  • Well versed with Nairobi roads/streets

Duties and Responsilities:
  • Provide transport services to authorised officials
  • Delivery and Collection of variety of items and materials
  • Liasing with motor Vehicle dealer for maintenance of Service Vehicle
  • Perform Adhoc Duties as determined by the Supervisor

Interested applicants are requested to submit their applications with a detailed CV to the I-lead of Corporate Services, P 0 Box 42441, 00100-Nairobi, by no later than 12th September 2013.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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Job Description

  • Our client in courier industry is seeking to recruit drivers and riders to enhance the delivery services

Responsibility

  • To deliver parcels to clients and any other duty as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years experience in driving.
  • Must be between 29-49 years of age.
  • Must have the original driving license (without ‘duplicate’ rubber stamp).
  • Original I. D.Original K.C.S.E /K.C.P.E result certificate and school leaving certificate.
  • Certificate of service from previous employer or letter of appointment/contract letter from current employer.

Send CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating driver’ or ‘rider’ on the subject line ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted


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Supervisory Responsibility: None
Accountability: Accountable for following the Kenya Labor Law, the policies and procedures as outlined in the Mercy Corps Field Administration Manual and in the Mercy Corps Kenya National Staff Policy Handbook.
Reports Directly To: Human Resources Manager
Works Directly With: Operations, Program and Finance teams 



Mercy Corps exists to help people build secure, productive and just communities. Driven by local needs, our programs provide communities in the world’s toughest places with the tools and support they need to turn the crises they confront into the opportunities they deserve. Mercy Corps is looking for committed and dynamic individuals to take up the following positions.
Program / Department Summary:
The mandate of Human resources HR and the Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (LOE) Team is to identify exceptional talent to advance Mercy Corps’ mission. 
As part of the Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (LOE) Team, the HR officer is committed to partnering internally to enable responsive and efficient find the best and brightest.  The aim of the HR and LOE team is to attract, develop, retain and support Mercy Corps’s Kenya’s talent. They provide reliable and compliant support to program staff and activities in order to achieve efficient service to program beneficiaries 
General Position Summary:
Provide oversight to the management of human resources for Mercy Corps Nairobi office.
Assist in the achievement of MC program objectives with the facilitation of recruitment, staff induction/orientation, performance evaluation and staff development issues.
Strong technical support will be provided by the Human Resources Manager.
Essential Job Functions: 
Human Resources
  • Administer all HR functions for Nairobi and field offices;
  • Remain informed, on an ongoing basis, about current and changing HR-related laws, policies and “best practices” to ensure that current and future personnel policies, employment practices, and compensation packages are within the limits of established standards, procedures, guidelines and policies of Mercy Corps, as well as national laws;
  • Implement and reinforce the Kenya National Staff Policy Handbook. Recommend new or needed changes to existing personnel policies and practices to senior management;
  • Ensure effective human resource programs including recruitment, orientation, performance evaluation, career development, training, diversity training, risk management and safety programs;
  • Responsible for tracking annual/sick leave days as per Mercy Corps Kenya policy. Ensuring all leave days are accurately reflected on the leave tracking sheet;
  • Ensure supervisors get monthly update on staff leave balance before they approve any leave. Upon request inform staff on leave balances;
  • Maintain appropriate records and ensure confidentiality regarding personnel activities and personnel data including but not limited to employment documentation, evaluations, exit interviews and other relevant information;
  • Monitor employee concerns, complaints, and counseling needs and coordinate internal investigations and hearings with appropriate personnel and management;
  • Participate in orientation of new personnel with respect to HR policies and procedures, including remuneration, benefits, and the organizational “work ethic”;
  • Coordinate paperwork for consultants and temporary employees;
  • Maintain and report employee statistical data, as requested;
  • Distribute and collect completed employee timesheets as per organizational policy;
  • Administer all health insurance issues including employee inquiries and communication with the insurance provider;
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Degree in Business Administration, Psychology or other rrelevant University degree; Minimum 3 years of experience in human resources or general administration, preferably in the NGO sector.
  • Advanced computer skills, including most MS Office applications. 
  • English proficiency - written and spoken is essential;
Success Factors:
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to multitask.
  • Conscientious with an excellent sense of judgment
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to multi-cultural international development work.
  • Proven ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to transparency, accountability and compliance with donor, organizational and national policies and regulations
  • Team player
Mercy Corps Team members represent the agency both during and outside of work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit/TDY to a field posting. Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues. Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit on or before September 10, 2013 at 4.00 p.m. a cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a recent supervisor) to hrkenya@ke.mercycorps.org

Applicants must clearly indicate on the email subject the position and location they are applying for, e.g “Human Resources Officer-Nairobi” Applications without the right subject heading will be automatically disqualified. Please do not attach any certificates. (ONLY Qualified short-listed candidates will be contacted)
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Reports Directly To: Acting Operations Manager
Works Directly With: Operations, HR and Finance Teams.
Supervisory Responsibility: Administrative Staff in Nairobi Country Office 
Mercy Corps exists to help people build secure, productive and just communities. Driven by local needs, our programs provide communities in the world’s toughest places with the tools and support they need to turn the crises they confront into the opportunities they deserve.
Mercy Corps is looking for committed and dynamic individuals to take up the following positions. Office Administration Officer

Program / Department Summary:
The operations department is committed to implementing and maintaining the highest standards of efficiency and integrity in daily administration, logistics, procurement, asset management and IT for the national and field offices Kenya. 
The overriding objective for all Mercy Corps operations activities are the prompt and effective provision of on-time solutions to Mercy Corps’ beneficiary populations in compliance with Mercy Corps’ and donor policies, procedures, regulations and specifications.
Essential Job Functions: 
  • Overall responsible for office administration in Nairobi in compliance with Office in a Box and in-country policies 
General
  • Direct supervision of Administrative Assistant and oversight for international and domestics travel and hotel bookings/reservations. Supervision of office cleaner and performance development plans for all staff under supervision.
  • Act as the in-charge of administration in the Nairobi office including coordination of routine staff meetings, and sometimes representation at local government offices as advised by management.
  • Monitor and control Nairobi administrative/office expenses and budget 
  • Collate office-specific updates for routine meetings.
Administration:
  • Ensure full compliance with all relevant Mercy Corps and donor guidelines; keep up to date with changing policies and guidelines.
  • Ensures Mercy Corps office and compound are well maintained and suitable for working and living.
  • Identify and ensure the provision of necessary training and guidance for administrative national staff.
  • Oversee record room and paper file management for administration
  • Coordinate with Mercy Corps managers regarding the relations with local authorities; liaise with government offices, UN agencies, NGOs, as required.
  • Coordination of visa & work permits for expatriate staff and visitors.
  • Coordinating lease agreements, timely payments of leases and utilities for properties.
  • Allocation of MC owned mobile phones and data modems including on time bill settlements and collection of reimbursements from staff for personal usage
  • Coordinating stationary and office supplies.
  • General office maintenance including safety & security.
  • Making arrangements for meetings & workshops in coordination with organizers.
  • Administration and track lease, preferred supplier agreements, other service contracts in administration.
  • Maintain general inventory for Nairobi office and expatriate houses. 
  • Act as focal point for MC Kenya legal counselors and maintain legal registry.
  • Ensure that all Mercy Corps contracts and business transactions/relationships are transparent and in compliance with Kenya law and Mercy Corps/donor policies.
  • Travel / Accommodation (in coordination with Admin Assistant)
  • Accommodation arrangements for national staff and international visitors
  • Oversee international and domestic flight reservation in coordination with Admin Assistant (this require the compliance of US Flag Carriers) 
  • Performance monitoring of preferred hotels and travel agents in Nairobi
  • Monitoring of hotel and travel agent payments

Knowledge and Experience: 
  • BA/BS degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years field experience in administrative or operational support functions, including procurement, logistics and human resources management, with a humanitarian non-governmental organization, including two years in a field emergency/relief setting
  • Experience in setting up and managing administration and logistics management systems
  • Demonstrated understanding of complex emergencies, related security concerns, and appropriate responses to such emergencies
  • Excellent negotiation, representation skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to live, work and solve problems independently and effectively in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple teams in different locations in a high pressure environment
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office applications required
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills required; good knowledge of Swahili and other local languages desirable.
Success Factors:
  • Flexibility and creativity in planning and problem solving
  • Ability to take initiative, learn quickly and be accountable for results
  • Ability to understand the larger picture while remaining focused on the details
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to multi-cultural international development work
  • Even temperament and a good sense of humor
  • Security awareness
Mercy Corps Team members represent the agency both during and outside of work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit/TDY to a field posting.  Team members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.
Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit on or before September 10, 2013 at 4.00 p.m. a cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a recent supervisor) to hrkenya@ke.mercycorps.org

Applicants must clearly indicate on the email subject the position and location they are applying for, e.g “Human Resources Officer-Nairobi” 
Applications without the right subject heading will be automatically disqualified. Please do not attach any certificates. (ONLY Qualified short-listed candidates will be contacted)



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Location: Lodwar, Turkana
Department: M&E
Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 
Relationships internally: All programme and support staff
Relationships externally: MoMS / MoPHS personnel, other governmental, UN agencies counterparts.
Contract Period: 4 months-renewable for one year based on performance and funding
Salary: Kshs 65,000 per month 
Benefits: Insurance cover, house allowance at 15% of basic salary, and annual leave entitlement of 24 days per annum at the completion of 12 months of continuous employment with Merlin.
Merlin Objective
Merlin is a British humanitarian Non Governmental Organisation providing health care to populations in crises.  Merlin exists to provide an immediate and effective response to medical emergencies throughout the world.
Overall Objective of the Position
The NIS Officer based in Lodwar, will have overall responsibility for collection, collation, compilation, analysis, maintaining and dissemination of data on Health, Nutrition, Safe motherhood, Disability and other project related areas.
S/he will assist the Senior M&E Officer in establishing and strengthening a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation system to measure programme progress and impact as well as establish effective lesson learning and beneficiary accountability mechanisms in the project area.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Drive and implement a series of desk reviews, surveys and analyses that provide Merlin with understanding of its contribution to wider impacts on health and health seeking behaviours.
  • Contribute to creating an evidence base on which to track and demonstrate progress against Merlin Kenya country targets and Merlin’s global outcomes
  • Ensure data collection and entry of relevant data related to Merlin projects in a timely manner, and feedback is given to the source of the data such as DHMTs, health facilities and communities in collaboration with other departments
  • Perform detailed analysis of collected data, make necessary visual presentation and give feedback to each service delivery point
  • Ensure the database in Merlin M&E department and MoH(DHIS) are functional, updated and in use
  • Ensure data is segregated by gender and flag any gender disparities so as to entrench gender mainstreaming in programming.
  • Ensure MoH data tools (registers, forms etc) are correctly utilized, kept and updated within Merlin project areas including health facilities and communities
  • Ensure availability of relevant data collection tools within the Merlin supported health facilities.
  • Foster ownership of data collection tools and related data by health facilities.
  • Assist M&E Officer in identifying training needs on data for records officers and other MOH personnel on data collection, entry, analysis and report writing.
  • Work with programmes and M&E staff to ensure that Merlin’s regular internal and external reporting includes analysis of contributions to outcome and impact.
  • Assist the M&E Officer with the preparation and presentation of data for internal and donor reports in a timely manner
  • Developing protocol for sharing data and ensuring the organization activities meet the requirements of the Data Protection Act.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Degree/Diploma in Health Records & Information Systems, Medical statistics, Health Information Management or equivalent.
  • Experience of over 2 years in managing health information systems support in an NGO
  • Experience in designing and implementing evaluation, operational research using both quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Computer literacy with possible advanced Ms word, Ms Excel, Ms PowerPoint and Ms access
  • Knowledge in computer databases, statistical and analytical software (Epi Info,SPSS and Stata)
  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Willingness to live and work in hardship areas
To apply for this position
All applications including cover letter and cv should be sent to: 
HR Department,
Merlin, Nairobi Office, 
P.O Box 3350 – 00200, Nairobi, Kenya

or Email to: recruitment@merlin-kenya.org. Application deadline is 5:00pm on Monday, 2nd September 2013.  Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Data Protection
Please note that in accordance with the 1998 Data Protection Act, Merlin will hold and use personal information that you have given for the purpose of recruitment and employment. This information can be stored in manual and/or electronic form. This information may also be disclosed to third parties in accordance with the Data Protection Act. In cases where a job offer is conditional on ensuring that potential employees’ names do not appear on counter terrorism lists generated by the United Nations, European Union or the United States due to donor funding requirements, Merlin will use the information that you have given for checking that your name does not appear on these lists.
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Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya Program is seeking to recruit Kenyan nationals for the following positions to be based at Kakuma Refugee camp: Secondary School Teachers
Subject Combination:
  • English/Literature
  • Mathematics/Chemistry/Biology
  • Mathematics/Physics
  • Kiswahili/History/Religious Education/Geography
  • Mathematics/Business Studies/Geography
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors’ degree (B.Ed arts or Science) or
  • BSC/BA General with Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from a recognized university
  • At least 2 years teaching experience.
LWF/WS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. 
Female candidates are encouraged to apply. LWF/WS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. LWF/ WS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries. Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/ former employment. They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 18th September 2013

P.O. Box 48 Kakuma,
Or e-mailed to: hr-kak@lwfkenya.org



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Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya Program is seeking to recruit a Kenyan national for the following position to be based at Kakuma Refugee camp: Education Officer (Early Childhood Development / Special Needs Education)
Duties and Responsibilities will include among others:
  • Setting short and medium term ECD/SNE unit program plans in liaison with the SEO
  • Assisting with planning and design of ECD/SNE education activities and measures of achievement
  • Investigate gender imbalances in education and implementing initiatives to increasing enrollment of girls in schools.
  • Keeping the SEO apprised of emerging issues within the schools, the refugee communities, and involving the PTA
  • Provide technical advice on SNE policies and guidance on education issues for persons with disabilities
  • Overall in charge of school supplies; requisitions, deliveries and monitoring use for effective use
  • Monitoring progress of ECD/SNE education unit through regular school visits and attending meetings.
  • Identification and placement of children with Disabilities in schools and making referrals where appropriate
  • Preparing Reports for the purpose of better informing LWF/DWS and its partners on ECD/SNE unit regularly
  • Reviewing work plans and activity plans of the ECD/SNE unit for adherence to LWF/DWS goals and objectives.
  • Working with teachers, etc to ensure the meaningful participation of learners in all aspects of ECD/SNE unit.
  • Identifying teacher training needs and making proper managements for in-service training of teachers
  • Assist in conducting ECD/SNE education unit staff performance appraisals every term, or as directed by the SEO.
Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with qualifications either in ECDE or SNE
  • Diploma either in ECD or SNE in addition to and depending on the degree
  • 3 years progressive experience managing education programmes in marginalized and/or hard to reach populations.
  • Experience gained working with an NGO will be an added advantage
  • Computer literacy; MS Office suite
  • Experience in development of Individualized Education Programme (IEP)
  • Practical experience in project cycle management
Female candidates are encouraged to apply. LWF/WS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. LWF/ WS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries. Applications and detailed CV must include email address and telephone contacts of 3 referees, one of whom must be your supervisor in your current/ former employment. They should reach the undersigned by close of business on 18th September 2013


P.O. Box 48 Kakuma,
Or e-mailed to: hr-kak@lwfkenya.org


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CARE Somalia is an International NGO working in Somalia. CARE and its partners work with vulnerable communities to address the underlying causes of poverty and promote peace and development, through its strategic goal to reduce poverty by empowering women, enhancing access to resources and services, and improving governance

Job Title:        Intern
Department:     Human Resources
Location:         Nairobi
Supervisor:      Human Resources Officer

Job Summary
The purpose of this internship is to provide administrative support to the HR team. This includes recruitment, compensation and benefits, performance management and improving on the current HR filing system.

Major Responsibilities
  • Support with staff recruitment processes
  • Coordinate the orientation of new staff
  • Management of personnel files
  • Support in the management of annual leave
  • Filing of HR documentations (personal, general, leave, PAR etc)
  • Update the monthly staff list and organo-gram
  • Manage the monthly collation of the PAR’s when submitted
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor 

Key Competencies
  • Integrity, commitment to service and respect for diversity;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Planning and organizing abilities;

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business related degree.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Should be proficient in Microsoft Office skills

Applications/CV with daytime telephone contacts and three referees should be sent by 06thSeptember 2013,  to: recruit@som.care.org. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Applications are hereby invited from suitable Kenya nationals to fill the above post. 


Vacancy Notice No: KEN/VN/2013/011/012/013
Title: Driver (three posts)
Deadline for applications: 16 September, 2013
Project: IVD Programme
Grade: G2 Step 1 
Duty Station: Isiolo (Central Region), Lodwar (Western Region) & Kisumu (Western Region)
Contract type: SSA Contract
Duration: 12 months (renewable) 
Date of Issue: August 2013

Terms of Reference:
The incumbent will provide support as follows:
  • Driving WHO official vehicles in a manner compatible with recognized international road safety standards.
  • Maintain vehicle in good running order.
  • Proper cleaning, maintenance and servicing either directly or by advising in due course on major repairs or replacements to be effected.
  • Keeping daily log sheet of journeys undertaken in accordance with WHO instructions.
  • Undertake field trips – Transporting WHO and other officials to and from specified locations through out Kenya.
  • Reporting promptly accidents involving WHO vehicles and making reports of such events when necessary.
  • Performing any other related duties as required.
  • Qualification/Knowledge: Certificate of good conduct and good knowledge of vehicle mechanics, and must be in possession of a valid and clean driving license.
Language: Good knowledge of English and Kiswahili.
Experience: Minimum of 8 years driving experience, well conversant with Ministry 
of Health systems’ structure and procedures and extensive experience driving long distances preferably in the specific regions of the duty stations.

Applications from women are particularly encouraged. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for interview. Applications to be sent to: 

The Operations Officer
WHO / ACK Garden (4th floor)
P. O. Box 45335
Nairob
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Roles:
  • Sort and distribute incoming mail to areas and staff within the organisation, and dispatch outgoing mail
  • Write business letters, reports or office memoranda using word processing programs
  • Answer telephone enquiries from customers, attend to visitors and assist other staff in the organisation with their enquiries
  • Operate a range of office machines such as photocopiers, computers and faxes
  • File papers and documents
  • Undertake other duties such as banking, credit control or payroll functions.
  • Assisting with all aspects of administrative management, directory maintenance, logistics, equipment inventory and storage
  • Managing inventory of assets and supplies, monitoring critical level of stocks, sourcing for suppliers and submitting invoices.
  • Coordinating between departments and operating units in resolving day-to-day administrative and operational problems
  • Scheduling and coordinating meetings, interviews, events and other similar activities
  • Sending out and receiving mail and packages
  • Preparing business correspondence (often using word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation computer software)
  • Sending faxes
  • Managing Files
  • Research and the identification of key data sources
  • Performing multifaceted general office support
  • Preparing meeting minutes, meeting notes and internal support materials.

Personal Requirements:

  • Able to work methodically, accurately and neatly
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient in use of computer applications
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • 2-3 years experience

To apply, send your CV only to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke
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Our client, a leading Interior design Company in Kenya is seeking to fill a position of a ReceptionistReporting to Administration & Human Resource Officer, The Receptionist will perform a variety of administrative duties, bearing responsibility for general office support and ensuring that stationery and kitchen supplies are replenished.
She also has responsibility for the firm’s library and coordination of the delivery schedule.
Key Responsibilities
  • Managing the front office, ensuring that reception duties are handled in an efficient, professional and courteous manner. This includes primary responsibility for handling incoming and outgoing communication including calls, faxes and mail.
  • Providing internal staff with professional administrative support including taking accurate and properly detailed messages, word processing duties, attending to routine correspondence and when required prepare written reports.
  • Coordinating purchasing and issuing of stationery and other office supplies as appropriate, including ensuring that the kitchen supplies are replenished regularly.
  • Ensuring that the office keys are always available at the designated place.
  • Arranging transport for employees’ site visits and external meetings.
  • Coordinating Driver/Messenger’s delivery schedule and oversee his day-to-day duties.
  • Safe custody and issuing of the camera, general office laptop.
  • Overall responsibility for maintenance of client files/folders.
  • Ensuring approved subscriptions to magazines are kept up to date and new ones taken out as appropriate, and circulating the materials to staff as appropriate.
  • Maintaining an accurate record of books, catalogues, periodicals and magazines; and ensure that all the periodic magazines and books are securely locked up; and issuing them to staff members whenever they need to use them.
  • Carrying out any other duties as required from time to time commensurate with the role.

Professional Qualifications
  • Higher National Diploma in Office Management/Secretarial studies.
  • 3 years’ relevant work experience.

Skills Required
  • Team Player
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communication skills
  • The candidate must have a pleasant demeanor, respectful and also be presentable (both in dress and on the phone while dealing with Clients).
  • Goals and results oriented.
  • Be proficient with relevant computer software, especially but not limited to Microsoft packages.

How to apply
Kindly send your cv and cover letter to receptionist@mialebusiness.com


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Job Title: Finance Assistant
Location: Lokichar, Turkana
Job Family: Accounting
Contract: Fixed Term of 9 Months
Organization: Alemun Pastoralists Empowerment Initiative (APEI)
Organization Background
Alemun Pastoralists Empowerment Initiative is CBO working with Vulnerable community groups in Turkana South Sub County to enhance and strengthen their capacities for sustainable, improved   and secure socio-economic livelihoods.
The organization has secured funding from USADF for EEI Poultry Social Enterprise for Neema women group in Lokichar
Job Purpose:
  • To work with Neema Women Group (and a focal group of Alemun Pastoralists Empowerment Initiative, APEI) team to successfully implement a Poultry Enterprise Expansion and business support component in order to establish and support  a viable and sustainable group businesses managed by a Self Help Women Group.
  • Then ultimately, the Women group are expected to create wealth opportunities to increase household food and income security.
  • To help develop and implement the financial and procurement systems in Neema Poultry Social Enterprise for effective and efficient accountability of Venture Capital investment for realization of high profits for secure and improved social-economic  livelihoods of beneficiaries and community.

Dimensions:
  • Set up effective financial reporting systems for Business venture.
  • He/she will be expected to produce well organized, reports and/or records with accurate information, put together independently with only general guidance.
  • Ensures the effective and effective accountability systems in Business enterprise.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Set up proper accounting procedures and systems, develop and implement financial policies and internal controls to ensure proper monitoring mechanisms in place; identify weaknesses and address them immediately
  • Ensure bank and sub imprest reconciliations are done regularly on daily basis.
  • Monitor the local bank accounts and keep track of balances to ensure that there are sufficient funds; prepare requests for replenishment of the Imprest Account(s) whenever necessary;
  • Ensure that disbursements are made based on proper authorizations and supported by legitimate and sufficient documentation.
  • Verify procurement documents for accuracy and conformance with APEI/USADF finance rules and regulations; perform claim verifications against documentation to ensure that purchases/services are properly authorized and that the goods have been received or services rendered;
  • Set up proper procedures to account for all miscellaneous revenue from Poultry products.
  • Provide information related to financial transactions including calculation of personal entitlements such as hazard & DSA, expense claims etc
  • Brief/debrief staff members on issues relating to financial transactions; Prepare periodic financial and statistical reports;
  • Ensure that inventory in the Poultry Farm are accounted for, report any losses of assets and conduct a physical count for the assets.
  • In liaison with the inventory team in Poultry Farm, conduct asset disposal from time to time.
  • Supervise all salespersons and Marketing Officer on transport of products to market..
  • Supervise outsourced service providers ensuring that they carry out their services in line with contract specifications and evaluate their services.
  • Travel management, involving the calculations of travel expenses, prepare trip documents, ensuring they are approved and sent to finance for payment.
  • Raise purchase requisitions for approved purchases for Business Enterprise.
  • In liaison with the security officer ensure there is adequate number of guards in the farm and ensure work sheets are signed on daily basis.
  • Maintain staff attendance and leave records and report to APEI Office on timely basis.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Production of financial quarterly reports according to ADF reporting formats.

Skills and Competence:
  • Secondary School Education supplemented by commercial or related courses in Finance and/or Business Administration.
  • CPA (K) certification will be an added advantage.
  • At least four years of progressively responsible clerical work experience in general administrative work including at least two years in the field of finance, accounting, audit, administrative services or other related field.
  • Knowledge of ADF Financial regulations and (NGOs) organization financial policies in the area of finance and/or budget. Ability to review a variety of data, identify and adjust data discrepancies.
  • Identify and resolve operational problems with substantial independence.
  • Ability to obtain or give factual information of a non-routine nature involving interpretation of facts and requiring clarity of expression.
  • Ability to perform detailed work, frequently of a confidential nature and/or to handle a large volume of work systematically, effectively and accurately.
  • Ability to train other staff regarding relevant work responsibilities.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and coordinate assignments to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Experience utilising computers, including word processing, spread sheet and other organization standard software packages and systems.
  • General knowledge of NGO system financial policies, rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Excellent written and spoken English, good spoken Kiswahili.

Deadline: 11th September 2013
Send your applications, CVs & testimonials, to address:
HR & Recruitment Panel
APEI –Kalapata building
P.O.Box 540-3500

Lodwar, Kenya
Email: apeicbn@yahoo.com


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