Location: Various Districts in Nyanza.
Vacancy No. FN-066-08-2013 

Program Description: 
The Research Care and Training Program (RCTP), is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Washington (UW). RCTP leads the Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) program, a comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment program working in over 100 clinics in Nyanza Province, Kenya. Due to its continued growth, the program is seeking motivated, pro-active individuals to fill the following vacancies:
Position Purpose 
To provide Administrative and Financial support and leadership to the Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) program in various districts.
Key Responsibilities 
  • Imprest reconciliations and management
  • Petty cash management Bank reconciliations
  • Monitor budget through expenditure tracking
  • Prepare variance reports Organize and facilitate trainings & conferences
  • Monitor & ensure payments for vendors are actualized
  • Manage contracts & agreements between the Program & other service providers
  • Fleet management of vehicles, boats and motorcycles
  • Asset register management
  • Inventory management
  • Procurement management
  • Personnel management i.e. leave days tracking

Requirements 
  • B.com. Degree (Finance/Accounting option) or equivalent CPA (II) or Equivalent Proficiency in MS Office
  • Letters from 2 referees with day telephone contacts
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a busy organization

Applications must include the following:
  • A cover letter stating current work (if applicable), current salary and date available to start work on the project
  • A current CV with names and telephone contacts for at least 2 referees
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates and copy of the latest pay slip
  • At least two recommendation letters, preferably from previous employers
All applications must be sent electronically to the email address below followed by hard copies which should be delivered or posted so as to reach the following address by 12th September 2013: 
Human Resources Manager
KEMRI – RCTP/ FACES Program
P. O Box 614-40100
Kisumu
Please write the Vacancy Number, and Position applied for on the envelope and in the subject Line of the Email. Note: ‘RCTP or any of its programs, Studies or Projects does not solicit for Money or any form of reward for a Job applicant to be considered for employment. Any such requests should be immediately reported to the HR department. Any job applicant who tries to corrupt our employee during any stage of the staff hiring process will be disqualified.


Send applications to hrrctp@kemri-ucsf.org  
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Position: PA Accelerator Programme
Deadline for applications: 27 September 2013 (Nairobi)
Our client is looking to fill a position of a PA for the program + press and social media.
Skills include:
  • great writing skills
  • great organisational skills
  • great communication skills
  • great computer literacy (excel, web research, word)
Tasks include:
  • general PA to the program staff
  • expense reporting
  • invoicing
  • calendar management
  • travel management
  • email/phone management
  • contact management
  • press releases and press contact management
  • social media management
  • event planning and management
Salary range 30-70k depending on experience and demonstrated skills. Please in include the position applied for as Subject Matter.


Send applications to jobs@mkazi.co.ke
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A multinational company is looking for an accomplished Accountant / Administrator for its Nairobi, Kenya office to support its global transportation business. 
Requirements
  • Candidates should have at least 3-5 years’ experience in accounting in the logistics and freight forwarding industry. 
  • Should have experience with invoicing and collection of payments from vendors and clients as well as be knowledgeable on tax compliance requirements in Kenya and liaising with PKF for the above. 

Interested? E-mail CV ASAP with passport size photograph and salary expectations to: 
jobsatonce@yahoo.com
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Job Summary
The Audit Assistant will conduct various types of audits and reviews in accordance with accepted professional auditing standards to promote effective internal controls, efficiency of the policies and procedures, and review the reliability and integrity of financial and operational information. The Audit Assistant will report to the Internal Auditor
Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Survey the assigned audit subject to obtain a working knowledge of the nature of the subject.
  • Identify key risk areas, flow chart the business process and solicit input from auditees as needed.
  • Develop the assigned audit plan including scope and objectives of the audit, and audit procedures. Obtain the Internal Audit Manager’s approval.
  •  Carry out tests, evaluate the results and draw conclusions, discuss with the team leader and obtain the Internal Audit Manager’s approval.
  •  Draft audit recommendations and write audit memos, solicit input from the team leader and then obtain the Internal Audit Manager’s approval.
  • Draft the audit report and obtain feed back from the team leader and IA Manager’s approval.
  •  Follow up on implementation of corrective actions.
  • Assist with the review and audit of compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws, and regulation.
  • Conduct special assignment as may be assigned by the Internal Audit Manager. Provide assistance to Internal Auditors and External Auditors as required.
  • Any other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience
  • Degree in Commerce, Accounting or Finance
  • Completed CPA or ACCA
  • 2 years experience as an audit assistant in a manufacturing firm or an Auditing Consultancy

Key Competencies and Qualifications
  • Ability to write report and proposals
  • Attentive to details, accurate and a keen observer
  • Highly organized with good time management skills
  • Knowledge in monitoring and evaluation of projects
  • Possess good communication skills both spoken and written
  • Good project management skills
  • Excellent team working skills, good organizational and social skills
  • Knowledge in monitoring and evaluation of projects


Application Process
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations before end of 18th September, 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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The Client Relations Officer (Meru) will be responsible for maintaining client relationships both internally and externally within the organization.
Reporting to: The Client Relations Officer will report to the Client relations Manager.
Responsibilities and duties;
The CRO responsibilities will include but not limited to;
Sales & Marketing: 
  • Assist in developing strategies for all accounts.
  • Follow up and reactivate dormant accounts (minimum of 2 a month)
  • Open 2 new accounts a quarter
  • Assist in developing and implementing strategies to grow the number of walk in (self paying) clients.
  • Monitoring competitor activity and presenting it to the team, while assisting to develop strategic reactions
  • Ensure the e-marketing, activity and events calendar is completed at the beginning of each month and circulated to the entire team
  • Carrying out both internal and external market intelligence on a quarterly basis.

Account Management:
  • Manage Insurance and direct accounts as assigned.
  • Carry out need assessment and satisfaction survey while managing customer complaints.
  • Assist in debt collection

Admin/Operations:
  • Ensure clinics are in good running order at all times.
  • Ensure all staff members at the clinics are dressed as per the MMC standards.
  • Ensure time keeping at all clinics
  • Track invoices, requisitions and marketing spend.

Events: Identify events and activities that will create brand loyalty at the same time increasing awareness which will translate to greater patient numbers.        
KPI’s
  • 2 new accounts opened every quarter
  • Reactivate 2 dormant accounts a month
  • Send detailed account status (financial, complaint received, resolved etc., number of patients seen from that account), by 24th of every month.
  • Send weekly account status activities log, financial account status, number of clients visited, their contact details, patient numbers per account (divided per insurance and corporate) and reasons for reduction or increase.
  • Meet key contacts/clients in the assigned insurance companies (minimum of twice a quarter to physically meet them, and email a minimum of once a week)

If qualified kindly send CV clearly indicating ‘Meru Client Relations Officer’ on the subject line by 23rd September, 2013. DO NOT attach any certificates. Only shortlisted shall be contacted.

Send CVs to jobs@jantakenya.com
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Industry: Duty Free Retail / FMCG
Job Title: Junior Copy Writer / Editor – Africa 
Type of Hire: Local
Location: Nairobi, Kenya 
Gross Salary: KES 75,000 – KES 85,000
Our Client:  A leader in FMCG / Liquor Industry; owning and operating duty free travel retail shops at airports and seaports worldwide, as well as involving in brand development, marketing, and sales.  
The company is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, operating through a network of offices and warehouses in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Brainstorming visual and copy ideas with other members of the in-house creative team and availing all relevant copy for all advertising projects
  • Creating content for all relevant digital publishing
  • Write articles for magazines, press releases, scripts & projects/profiles
  • Read copy or proof to detect and correct errors
  • Plan the contents of publications according to the publication’s style, editorial policy and publishing requirements
  • Read, evaluate and edit articles or other material submitted for publication and confer with the authors, where applicable, regarding changes in content
  • Allocate print space for story text, photos and illustrations according to space parameters and copy significance using knowledge of layout principles

Mandatory Requirements: 
  • 3 years in a publishing firm
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or Diploma in Journalism, Communication or its equivalent
  • Public Relations Experience an added advantage
  • Be highly creative and imaginative
  • Have excellent written English, including good spelling and grammar
  • A meticulous approach to their work and an eye for detail
  • Ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines
  • Work well in a team

How to Apply:
  • Please apply if you meet the ‘Mandatory Requirements’.  
  • Send your CV  (in PDF format) titled with your name, no later than 14th September 2013 The subject line of the application should read, “Junior Copy Writer.”  Please do not call the recruitment firm or its respective client, doing so will forfeit your application.


Send applications to jobs@genesisconsult.net
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Supervised By: Managing Director 
Company: Brand Track Limited

Role Summary

  • Managing staff welfare 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Recruitment of staff
  • Preparing appointment letters
  • General office administration
  • Draw policy documents as and when required
  • Advising the Accountant on newly recruited staff
  • Managing staff leave
  • Ensuring the right procedure is followed in termination of employees
  • Handling disciplinary issues
  • Procurement office consumables
  • Calculating overtime for both companies
  • Distributing pay slips
  • Addressing labour related matters as well as handling employee relations
  • Assisting employees register NHIF and NSSF
  • Ensure proper documentation of HR documents
Requirements
  • Higher diploma in HR
  • Knowledge of labour laws
  • 2 or 3 years experience in HR and office administration
If you meet the above requirements, kindly send applications. Please state your availability and salary (current and expected). This position is urgent.
Send applications to brandtrack2007@gmail.com
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  • Are you the person?
  • A leading business group in Kenya is looking for experienced qualified persons to fill the following positions. 

Chief Internal Auditor
  • ACCA, CPA(K) with 10 years experience out of which 5 years must have been as an internal auditor
Oracle Business Intelligence Developer
  • Any Degree of Diploma in IT with 4 years experience in Oracle
  • Suitable candidates should submit a letter of application and an up to date CV with 3 referees, personal contact addresses and telephone numbers on or before 30th October 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any form of canvassing will be a disqualification.
DN/A 1563
P.O. Box 49010 - 00100
Nairobi
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  • Are you the person?
  • A leading business group in Kenya is looking for experienced qualified persons to fill the following positions. 
Chief Internal Auditor
  • ACCA, CPA(K) with 10 years experience out of which 5 years must have been as an internal auditor
Oracle Business Intelligence Developer
  • Any Degree of Diploma in IT with 4 years experience in Oracle
  • Suitable candidates should submit a letter of application and an up to date CV with 3 referees, personal contact addresses and telephone numbers on or before 30th October 2013.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Any form of canvassing will be a disqualification.
DN/A 1563
P.O. Box 49010 - 00100
Nairobi


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Our client in health sector are seeking to recruit a HR Manager who shall be in charge of maintaining and enhancing the organization's human  resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.

Human Resource Manager Job Duties:
  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Maintains a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.
  • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.
  • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
  • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Completes human resource operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains human resource staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains human resource staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/Qualifications: 
  • Hiring, Human Resources Management, Benefits Administration, Performance Management, Communication Processes, Compensation and Wage Structure, Supports Diversity, Classifying Employees, Employment Law, Laws Against Sexual Harassment, Organization
Qualifications

  • A Masters in HR or strategic management from recognized institution
  • A Degree in HR and a post graduate diploma will be an added advantage
  • MUST be a member of IHRM
  • 6 years experience in a similar position
  • MUST have worked in a hospital environment

If qualified kindly send your application letter and CV  clearly indicating ‘HR Manager’ on the subject line by 23rd September. 2013. 
DO NOT attach any certificate. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted. Applications to be sent to jobs@jantakenya.com
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The preferred candidates should be:
  • A Diploma holder in Sales and Marketing or any other related field.
  • Self Motivated.
  • Excellent in communication skills
  • Excited about sales
The position attracts salary plus commission.


How to apply
Send your applications  at jobs@mkazi.co.ke on or before 20th September 2013. Please clearly indicate on the subject line Sales Executive position.
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Flexi Personnel Ltd is a fast growing specialized Recruitment Agency in Kenya and the wider East Africa region, providing specialist staff for permanent, temporary or contract placements and customized Human Resource Management Consultancy services.
We are seeking to recruit a Management Trainee in Sales and Marketing. The ideal candidate will be in charge of marketing Psychometric Tests and to drive business growth and deliver targets. He/she will be expected to increase visibility and market share for both Recruitment and HR Consultancy services to SMEs and Corporate clients.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Advising organizations on the need to conduct psychometric tests to their employees in order to realize their hidden traits that they may possess and work towards nurturing them
  • Developing a pro-active approach to establish and maintain professional relationships with potential clients that promote growth of business and market share in the industry
  • Managing the Business Development Process: lead generation, solution pitch, negotiation, close; handover to the recruitment team and follow up to ensure successful service delivery
  • Developing business proposals, pitch solutions and presentations to the relevant parties and close sales /partnership agreements for new businesses
  • Building referral networks within the business ecosystem

Qualification and Experience
  • Diploma/Degree in Sales and Marketing
  • Fresh graduates although a minimum 1 year experience in corporate sales and new business development will be an added advantage
  • Self driven and ability to work under pressure
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


To apply, send your CV ONLY to applications@flexi-personnel.com before Tuesday 17th September 2013. Clearly indicate the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.
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Tropikal Brands (Afrika) Limited is fast growing Company that specializes in Household and Personal Care Products. The Company emerged 2nd runners up and best Manufacturing Company in the 2012/2013 Top 100 Mid-sized Companies’ survey.
Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Prepare accurate and reconciled set of Accounts.
  • Prepare/review various reconciliations (Bank, Debtors, and Creditors).
  • Compile and submit statutory returns (NHIF, NSSF, Standards levy, Training levy, VAT, PAYE).
  • Oversea inventory reporting in liaison with Logistics Manager.
  • Prepare lead schedules for external and internal auditors review.

Qualifications, experience and skills requirements:
  • Basic degree in business related field.
  • A recognized accounting qualification.
  • Proven 3-5 Years work experience in busy environment preferably in manufacturing sector.
  • Interpersonal ; Reporting Skills.
  • Proficient use in Microsoft Office and hands-on experience in an accounting package (ERP), preferable Pastel Evolution.

Interested candidates should write to us by email indicating position applied for under the subject and stating current and expected salary to hr@tropikal.co.ke together with latest CV before close of business Friday, September 13, 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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We wish to recruit a dental assistant for our 2 unit surgery to start work in October 2013.


The qualifications that we need are; 
  • Diploma in Dental Assisting / equivalent 
  • At least 1 years experience

Contact us at: cosmetic@astradental.co.ke
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Salary: Exelent remuneration package
Summary:
Our client was established as multi-product manufacturer. They are one of the region’s leading FMCG manufacturers, supplying a wide range of products to the entire East African and COMESA Markets. 
Primary Responsibilities:
Training under the supervision of the Operations Managers to;
  • Learn operations in the client’s factories
  • Get a brief of the personnel involved in the factories and their specific roles in the Supply chain
  • Learn the client’s Assembly Operations
  • Learn the production interface between Marketing, Sales and the factories
  • The role of Quality Assurance and Maintenance sections in the respective factories
  • Learn and understand the client’s business risks, Compliance requirements and consequences for non-compliance.
  • Understand the operations in the factories and the connection between manufacturing, sales and marketing
  • Understand the client’s quality standards
  • Understand manufacturing processes of the various client’s products
  • Clear understanding of business risks, how we mitigate against them and regulatory compliance required by government/the client group
Skills & Certification 
  • Bachelors’ degree from an accredited university
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A team player.
  • Ability to follow through customer issues (esp. where QA is involved)
Experience:
  • 0-2 years of experience
Requirements(attach)
  • 25-55 years of age
  • Detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, 
  • Degree certificate 
  • National ID or Passport
  • Current telephone number and email address 
How To Apply: 
Send the above to technicalrecruit2013@gmail.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
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Excel Insurance Company Ltd invites applications from qualified persons with proven track record and integrity for the positions of General Manager and Underwriting Manager.
GENERAL MANAGER
Qualifications:

  • A university degree plus at least not less than 10 years experience in insurance industry three of which to be in a similar position or as head of department.
  • Should be visionary, self-motivated, possess managerial skills with proven record of achievements.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To be the Chief Executive of the company and will implement strategies and policies so as to achieve the company’s mission, vision and objectives.
  • To supervise heads of departments and evaluate their overall performance.
  • To ensure that employees are kept motivated and are working toward the achievement of company objectives.

UNDERWRITING MANAGER
Qualifications:

  • A university Degree with at least 6 years of underwriting experience.
  • Should be result-oriented, a good team player, with self drive and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities:
  • To head the Underwriting department and supervise the underwriting staff.
  • Assess the risks proposed and advise management if they are insurable or not
  • To advise on reinsurance matters.
  • Remuneration packages are attractive for right candidates which include salary, housing, medical and bonuses.

Candidates who meet the above requirements should forward their applications, detailed CV and at least 3 referees by 18th September, 2013.
To:
 The Managing Director
P.O. Box 7213, 

Kampala, Uganda



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Job Title: Sales Specialist (FX/FI)
Business: Financial & Risk
Location: Nairobi
Travel: 50%
Organization profile: 
Our client is a leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. 

Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. 
We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.
Responsibilities and Duties
  • Grow market share by proactively developing and deploying domain-based sales strategies in collaboration with account management and utilizing specialist knowledge to deliver gross sales.
  • Major emphasis on opening up new business, both within existing accounts and new customers.
  • Focusing on growth based on a value sale.
  • Be the voice of the customer, feeding into SBU to inform business strategy.
  • May assist in key retention situations as required.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Delivers recurring and outright revenue growth on selected products, generates new opportunities, follows and develops opportunities and leads provided by other sources,
  • Provides domain expertise relative to the customer segment (expert in markets-based product knowledge),
  • Ensures the effective handover of accounts to the account management team post set up
  • Gathers feedback from the customer, maintains accurate customer contact and opportunity data in the appropriate Client Relationship Management systems,
  • Develops innovative approaches to problems, should become the product champion.
  • Selling set of products/solutions to a pre-defined market segment, in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Cross-channel function, building on expert knowledge to target client base, recognize client needs and propose solution. Will have own sales targets.
  • Should be Pro-active in developing opportunities.
  • Responsible for selling a set of products/specific propositions/solutions to a target market.
  • May coordinate with regional account teams.
  • May be involved in key retention initiates as needed.

Experience and Academic Qualifications
Required Skills

  • Graduate/Post-Graduate qualification in business/finance preferred.
  • Detailed knowledge of Financial Markets and in particular the FX/FI Trading workflow.
  • Strong presentation skills and confident personality.
  • Self motivated.
  • Available to travel throughout Sub Saharan Africa.
  • 5 years+ experience within a financial institution or vendor/consultant interacting with FX/FI
  • Research and Trading operations.
  • Proven success in a Sales role with over 5 years experience.


If interested, kindly send your resume and application letter to recruitkenya@kimberly-ryan.net , stating the job title as the subject matter 
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A leading outsourcing and consulting company has a vacancy for a Receptionist for one of its business centres in Nairobi CBD serving over 100 people every day.
Job Summary
  • To carry out front office duties.
  • To assist our visitors, clients and staff efficiently, courteously and professionally in all front office and related functions. To maintain our standards of service at all times.
  • To have a thorough knowledge of all front office related matters.

Job Purpose
The front office is the first point of contact for all stakeholders at our business centre. 

The staff at the front office have to reflect our atmosphere and convey a sincere welcome to all customers and coordinate management with staff and clients with business.
General Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Practice gracious hospitality and promote goodwill by addressing clients by name, being friendly and helpful to all clients and visitors alike at all times.
  • Attending to calls, both internal and external calls according to our Standards.
  • Handle any customer problems or complaints in a professional and hospitable manner and report any unusual occurrences and/or requests to your immediate supervisor.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and neatness of the front desk.
  • Hand over any relevant information with necessary departments and staff.
  • Familiarize yourself with the organization’s and its clients’ products and services.
  • Be flexible in assisting around the organization in response to business and clients demands as well as to any other reasonable duty as requested by the management.
  • Attend and participate fully in departmental and company meetings and training sessions as required by your Manager and to implement the given training as well as taking responsibility for your personal development within the company.
  • Scheduling of usage of the various leasable company resources .
  • Sorting and handing out mails delivered to the centre.
  • Filing, record keeping, general office tasks and undertaking data entry duties.
  • Comply with the company regulations, policies and procedures as stipulated in the staff handbook, regarding uniform timekeeping, hygiene and general conduct.

Qualifications
  • Tertiary level training in a business related field.
  • Experience in front office or customer care of a busy organization will be an added advantage.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications and internet usage.

Key Competencies
  • Should be able to foster and imbibe excellent service values to all relevant staff.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Leadership Skills. Socially Confident - at ease with meeting people, knows what to say and is quick to establish rapport.
  • Quick thinker - is able to think on their feet.
  • Dynamic and outgoing - pleasant personality and fosters relationships easily.
  • Resilient - emotionally restrained, rarely upset by criticism.
  • Optimistic - able to keep spirits up despite setbacks.
  • Innovative - generates ideas, shows ingenuity, and thinks up solutions.
  • Achievement/ results orientated - Needs to do well, enjoys challenges, and is strongly motivated to achieve impressive results.
  • Assertive - will put forward an idea or view despite opposition and without violating rights of others.
  • Affiliative - shares with and consults others, enjoys working in a collaborative context.


Remuneration: A competitive remuneration will be offered to the successful applicant.
Deadline: All applications should be submitted through the form on http://goo.gl/VtdyUf not later than 15th September 2013. C.V.s will NOT be accepted.
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The APHIAplus Kamili Project is a five-year project funded by USAID for comprehensive health service delivery to improve the health of Kenyans. 
The Project is located in Central and Eastern Provinces. 
It focuses on two result areas – service delivery and social determinants of health. 
AMREF Kenya is one of the partners in this Project.
We are looking for individuals who are organized, highly-motivated and results-oriented to join a dynamic team and help bring lasting health change in Africa, to fill the following positions: Project Officer
Ref. No: KCO/AKP/PO/001/2013
The position reports to the Project Manager and is based in Meru.
Purpose of the Job:- To provide technical expertise in household economic strengthening and food security activities in the project.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:-
  • Develop, plan and implement household economic strengthening and food security activities in line with the project work plans.
  • Support implementation of the MoH Community Health Strategy.
  • In liaison with the MoE, support the implementation of comprehensive school health activities.
  • In liaison with the MoH & MoW, support implementation of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) activities.
  • Facilitate and conduct trainings for Local Implementing Partners (LIPs) on care and support for OVC and people living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities and report on impact.
  • Develop/adopt relevant IEC materials to support in the implementation of field activities.
  • Prepare accurate monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project activities as per donor requirements.
  • Manage activity budgets including processing relevant financial transactions.
  • Participate in concept development and writing of new proposals for fundraising.
  • Participate in capacity building activities, field visits and meetings with relevant partners, stakeholders and collaborators to strengthen networks and partnerships.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project and participate in preparation of annual work plans and progress reports as per donor requirements

Qualifications and Competencies:-
  • The ideal candidate should have a Degree in Social Sciences, Public Health or its equivalent with at least four (4) years relevant work experience. 
  • Must have knowledge and experience in project management of household economic strengthening, food security, OVC, home based care, WASH and school health interventions. 
  • Experience in HIV/AIDS and implementation of Community Health Strategy are an added advantage. 
  • Should be a team player, good communicator and have the ability to work under minimum supervision.

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are encouraged to send their application letter and CV which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work related referees.  Please quote the position and reference number in the subject matter apply to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF Kenya by e-mail to recruitment@amref.org. The closing date for submitting applications is Friday, 20th September 2013. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please do not attach certificates and testimonials to your application. You are not required to pay any fees to apply for jobs in AMREF. AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy. P.O.Box 30125-00100, Nairobi. Tel: +254 020 699 4000 Fax: +254 020 606 340
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The APHIAplus Kamili Project is a five-year project funded by USAID for comprehensive health service delivery to improve the health of Kenyans.  The Project is located in Central and Eastern Provinces. It focuses on two result areas – service delivery and social determinants of health.  AMREF Kenya is one of the partners in this Project. We are looking for individuals who are organized, highly-motivated and results-oriented to join a dynamic team and help bring lasting health change in Africa, to fill the following positions: Project Officer – WASH
Ref. No: KCO/AKP/POW/002/2013

The position reports to the Project Manager and is based in Machakos.
Purpose of the Job: To provide technical Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) expertise and support project activities and implementation.
Key Responsibilities:-

  • Develop, plan and implement WASH activities in line with the project work plans.
  • Build the capacity of partners and community members in implementation of WASH interventions, including use of PHASE, SAFE and PEC approaches/models.
  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation of project activities and report on impact.
  • Co-ordinate and participate in planning and implementation of project activities.
  • Develop/adopt relevant IEC materials to support in the implementation of field activities.
  • Prepare accurate monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project activities as per donor requirements.
  • Manage activity budgets including processing relevant financial transactions.
  • Participate in concept development and writing of new proposals for fundraising.
  • Participate in capacity building activities, field visits and meetings with relevant partners, stakeholders and collaborators to strengthen networks and partnerships.
  • Participate in preparation of annual work plans and progress reports as per donor requirements.
Qualifications and Competencies:-

  • The ideal candidate should have a Degree in Environmental Heath, Public Health or relevant Social Sciences with at least four (4) years relevant work experience in Health and Development activities targeting Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. 
  • Must be ICT proficient. 
  • Knowledge and experience in the implementation of various hygiene approaches/models e.g. SAFE, Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), Personal Hygiene and Sanitation Education (PHASE) and PEC are essential. 
  • The person must be experienced in project management, operations research and have knowledge of monitoring and evaluation. In addition, the ideal candidate must be an excellent communicator, team player and possess the ability to work under minimum supervision.

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are encouraged to send their application letter and CV which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work related referees. 
Please quote the position and reference number in the subject matter apply to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF Kenya by e-mail to recruitment@amref.org. The closing date for submitting applications is Friday, 20th September 2013. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please do not attach certificates and testimonials to your application. You are not required to pay any fees to apply for jobs in AMREF. AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy. P.O.Box 30125-00100, Nairobi. Tel: +254 020 699 4000 Fax: +254 020 606 340
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