Title:Program Officer, Policy and Advocacy (3 positions)

Ref.: PO-PA / 10-13
AGRA is seeking to recruit three (3) experienced and exceptional individuals to support the implementation of the Micro Reforms for African Agribusiness (MIRA) project in five (5) focus countries in Eastern and Western Africa.

AGRA is implementing the MIRA project - a five-year initiative to provide African governments with access to high quality local and international technical assistance. This is with the aim of identifying, prioritizing and reforming specific agricultural regulations that currently deter or limit private investment in agribusinesses operating in smallholder agricultural value chains. In doing so, the MIRA project will help to build the capacity of African governments to continuously review and reform regulations that unintentionally limit private investment in local agribusinesses operating in smallholder value chains.
Reporting to the Director of AGRA’s Policy and Advocacy Program, this position is internationally recruited and will be based either in Nairobi, Kenya or Accra, Ghana on a three (3) year fixed-term contract.

Specific responsibilities will include:
Advocate and promote the MIRA project’s mandate and mission; Build strategic partnerships and develop joint dialogue initiatives under the MIRA project; Provide technical and organizational advice to MIRA project National Coordinators; Support National Coordinators to systematically monitor progress on regulatory reforms in smallholder value chains; Act as an expert resource person to the National Coordinators and other stakeholders on international experiences, best practices, normative standards and policy options on regulatory reform issues; and Support capacity development of key stakeholders to conduct policy research, grassroots consultations and policy advocacy to Governments, National Assemblies and other stakeholders.

Key Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience required:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Law, Public Administration, Political Science, Social Sciences or related field; At least 10 years’ experience in business or development cooperation with an emphasis on support to regulatory reform; Extensive experience in policy-related planning, management of development cooperation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programmes; In-depth understanding of food and agricultural policy and regulatory reform issues in Africa, and the ability to develop viable solutions of the same; and Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Fluency in French is a prerequisite for working in the Francophone countries.

For more information on these positions, applicants can visit www.agra.org
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the position’s responsibilities will be negotiated with the successful candidates. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for this role, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts and quoting the reference number on your application letter.

To be considered, your application must be received by 15 November, 2013 addressed to:
The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Email: agra@deloitte.co.ke
Nairobi, Kenya
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Title: Program Officer, Resource Mobilization

AGRA is seeking to recruit experienced and exceptional individuals to fill the following positions:
Program Officer, Resource Mobilization
Ref.: PO-RM / 10-13

The Resource Mobilization unit’s goal is to secure resources from a diversified donor base that enables AGRA to deliver on its mission, sustain robust core operations and be nimble in the face of emerging African agriculture issues.
The Program Officer, Resource Mobilization will serve as the principal liaison to Africa-based donors among the bi-lateral, multi-lateral and private sector community. As such, the position holder will maintain a clear understanding of AGRA’s programs in all the countries in which operations are conducted, and grantees across the organization’s programs. With a specific focus on private sector partners, the Program Officer, Resource Mobilization will translate partnership opportunities into both funds and leverage, in furtherance of program and resource targets.
Reporting to the Head of Resource Mobilization, this position is internationally recruited and will be based in Nairobi, Kenya on a three (3) year fixed-term contract.

Specific responsibilities will include:
Develop concept notes, proposals and budgets to drive the achievement of AGRA’s strategic plan and country priorities, aligned with specific donor priorities across all AGRA programs; Mobilize resources from bilateral and multilateral donors, philanthropic foundations and other sources; Internal liaison to Program Directors and Program Officers in donor cultivation and follow up; Provide support to AGRA Country Managers in prospecting and concept note development; Lead all Africa-based donor contact, prospecting and follow up – including bilateral missions, multilateral donors and private sector donor cultivation, in conjunction with the unit head; Offer representational support to certain Africa-based and other donor convening’s as assigned by the unit head; and Liaise with AGRA’s Finance department in the development of proposal budgets.

Key Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience required:
Minimum of a Master’s degree in development sciences including Sociology, Development Studies, Anthropology, Economics or a related field; At least 10 years’ experience in international development with demonstrable success in resource mobilization for large multilateral, bilateral agencies or international organizations; Sound understanding of the donor financing landscape and processes with the ability to build strategic donor relations; Ability to work on performance-based targets for fundraising; and Fluency in English; knowledge of French will be an advantage.

For more information on these positions, applicants can visit www.agra.org
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the position’s responsibilities will be negotiated with the successful candidates. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for this role, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts and quoting the reference number on your application letter.

To be considered, your application must be received by 15 November, 2013 addressed to:
The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Email: agra@deloitte.co.ke
Nairobi, Kenya
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Title: Program Officer (1 Opening)

Type of position: Full time
Location: Garissa

Position summary and introduction
APHIAplus Imarisha is an AMREF led USAID-funded integrated health program in the Northern Arid Lands Region, implemented by 6 consortium partners. The program operates in 8 counties of Turkana, Isiolo, Samburu, Marsabit, Mandera, Wajir and Tana. Within the consortium, BroadReach Healthcare has been charged with the responsibility of coordinating, tracking and implementing innovations within the consortium.

BroadReach Healthcare (BRHC), one of the consortium partners on APHIAplus Imarisha, is a rapidly growing global healthcare solutions company with offices in Arlington, VA, South Africa and around the globe. The company is a worldwide leader in developing, implementing, and managing innovative healthcare systems and delivery networks. The company has particular expertise in the management and scale-up of HIV/AIDS treatment programs in Africa. BRHC is recruiting a Program Officer to be based in Garissa.

The key role of for the position is to work with healthcare leaders, such as the private sector health leadership, Ministry of Health and other government officials, and private sector health care workers, to support improved access and quality of health services.

Key Responsibilities


  • Assist in the implementation of capacity building program for private healthcare professionals on the topics of HIV/AIDS (including ART), TB, malaria and reproductive health;
  • Work with Ministry of Health to facilitate delivery of mentorship packages and performance-based financing to private health providers;
  • Strengthen referral programs between private and government health facilities;
  • Monitor program outcomes and implement continuous quality improvement;
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders in government, private sector and within the project;
  • Promote the interface between Ministry of Health and private partners in:
  • Referrals and linkages
  • Commodities procurement
  • Quality assurance
  • Monitoring and reporting
  • Work with Senior Program Officers and technical experts to develop and pilot innovative approaches that leverage the capacity of local private stakeholders to address Northern Kenya’s health and development challenges
  • Advocate for public private partnerships
  • Ensure high quality, timely reporting by private sector providers
  • Together with DHMT, ensure DHMT supportive supervision to both private and public facilities

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors or advanced degree in medical or health field and 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Diploma in related field and 7+ years’ experience
  • Experience in public health programming with special preference to experience in HIV/AIDS, reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health programming, preferably with a USAID implementing partner
  • Experience working with the private health sector and/or commercial business a plus
  • Willingness and ability to work in Northern Kenya
  • Understanding of key stakeholders, geography, culture, and institutions in Kenya, preferably Northern Kenya
  • Demonstrated strong communication, interpersonal and diplomacy skills with the proven ability to foster good will and build consensus at all organizational levels
  • High level of computer literacy with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Desired Skills

  • Comfortable in rapidly changing and uncertain environments, including multi-tasking
  • Able and willing to travel extensively, as work demands
  • High level of professionalism and leadership combined with a passion for health issues
  • Self-motivated with a strong entrepreneurial spirit
  • Fluency in Northern Kenyan dialects


How to apply: 
To submit your CV and create an on-line profile with BRHC, please go to www.brhc.com – click on the “Careers” tab then “BRHC Global Opportunities” to apply for the position. (Highly Recommended)
To submit your cover letter and CV by E-mail: Please send it to broadreach01@brhc.com.

By 1st November 2013 (Only those applicants who most closely fit the job requirements will be contacted for interviews.) BroadReach Healthcare offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package along with an annual performance bonus. BroadReach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Title: Graduate Trainees

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport Infrastructure, established under the Civil Aviation Act 2013. The Authority which has a mandate “to develop, regulate and manage a safe, efficient and effective Civil Aviation System in Kenya” and a vision “to be a model of excellence in Civil Aviation” is seeking to recruit fresh graduates as Air Traffic Controllers – Trainees.

The course will be conducted at East African School of Aviation (EASA) Embakasi, Nairobi and will include on-job training at any of KCAA manned Airports.

The ideal candidates should possess the following qualifications:

  • A first degree from a recognized university
  • ‘O’ Level certificate of at least mean grade c+ with grades (C+ and above) in English, Geography, Mathematics and or Physics.


Additionally, the candidates will be required to:

  • Pass an aptitude test for Air Traffic Controllers
  • Pass ICAO Class II medical Test
  • Be aged between 18 and 28 years

Note: the opportunity is open to both male and female candidates who have recently completed their studies and have no working experience. No salary will be payable during the entire training period.

Interested candidates should submit their applications attaching copies of relevant certificates, testimonials and a detailed updated curriculum vitae, giving among others, details of day time contacts and full contact of three professional referees to the address below, to be received not later than 7th November 2013.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an equal opportunity employer.

The Director General
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority
KAA Complex – JKIA
P. O. BOX 30163 – 00100
Nairobi

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.
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Title: Data Entry Clerk (5 Positions)

A regulatory authority in Kenya is looking to fill the position listed below: Data Entry Clerk (5 Positions)

Job Purpose: 
Maintain database by entering new and updated customer and account information.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • A Diploma in Computer or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Typing and Data Entry Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Confidentiality and Thoroughness
  • Ability to analyze Information


How to Apply
Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents.

All applications should be clearly marked “Application for the position being applied for” (as the case may be) on the envelope and submitted in the following way:Application deadline is 15th, November, 2013.

Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resource
P.O. Box 27663-00506,
Nairobi.
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