Title: Laboratory Technologist- Medical Center Kisumu

SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an affiliate of SOS CV- International whose mission is to build families for children in need, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities. In Kenya, the organisation runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu. SOS Children’s Villages Kenya also runs education and health institutions and works with local communities through Families Strengthening Programs.

We seek to recuit  for the position of Laboratory Technologist based at SOS CV KE Medical Center- Kisumu.

Key Functions of the Job;

Laboratory Technologist   will undertake various duties which include and are not limited to the following:-

§  Ensures prompt performance of laboratory tests and reporting of results
§  Quantifies needs and orders laboratory reagents from medical store
§  Responsible for safekeeping of laboratory equipment and reagents
§  Participates in quality control activities concerning Center’s laboratory
§  Ensures appropriate disposal of laboratory waste.

Required Qualifications/Abilities/Experience.

o   Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences
o   Registered member with Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians’ and Technologists Board
  • At least two years’ experience in clinical laboratory work.
o   Highly organised, able to work independently, with minimal supervision.
o   Computer literate

If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application(stating current & expected pay) and detailed CV(with details of at least 3 referees one of which must be immediate former employer) addressed to the National Director to reach us on or before 15th December 2013 by email to: recruitment@soskenya.org
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


SOS Children's Villages Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.
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Title: Pharmaceutical Technologist- Medical Center Eldoret

SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an affiliate of SOS CV- International whose mission is to build families for children in need, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities. In Kenya, the organisation runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu. SOS Children’s Villages Kenya also runs education and health institutions and works with local communities through Families Strengthening Programs.

We seek to recuit  for the position of Pharmaceutical Technologist based at SOS CV KE Medical Center- Eldoret.

Key Functions of the Job;

Pharmaceutical Technologist will undertake various duties which include and are not limited to the following:-

§  Dispensing the correct medication to the patients.
§  Stoke Management of drugs in the pharmacy.
§  Recording of all the payments made for pharmacy services.
§  Participates in quality control and assurance activities concerning the pharmacy
§  Responsible for proper and confidential reporting and storage of pharmacy data/ records.

Required Qualifications/Abilities/Experience.

o   Diploma in Pharmacy
o   Must be registered with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board.
  • At least two years’ work experience in a Pharmacy.
o   Highly organised, able to work independently, with minimal supervision.
o   Computer literate

If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application(stating current & expected pay) and detailed CV(with details of at least 3 referees one of which must be immediate former employer) addressed to the National Director to reach us on or before 15th December 2013 by email to: recruitment@soskenya.org
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


SOS Children's Villages Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.
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Title: Cleaner- National Office

SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an affiliate of SOS CV- International whose mission is to build families for children in need, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities. In Kenya, the organisation runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu. SOS Children’s Villages Kenya also runs education and health institutions and works with local communities through Families Strengthening Programs.
We seek to recruit a suitably qualified person to become Cleaner for SOS  CV KE National Office based in Nairobi.

Key Functions of the Job
Cleaner  will undertake various duties which include and are not limited to the following:-

 Undertake cleaning services to maintain a clean office environment.
o   Manage daily preparation of beverages and requested acquisition of food for National office employees and its visitors.
o   In charge of the National office kitchen, its assets and operations.
o   Stock management of the kitchen and cleaning utilities.

Required Qualifications/Abilities 

  • Form Four Certificate
  • Certificate in food and beverage will be an added advantage.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • At least one year practical experience in a similar role
If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application letter(stating current and expected pay) & updated CV(with details of at least 3 referees one of which must be immediate former employer) addressed to the National Director to reach us on or before 15th December  2013 by email to: recruitment@soskenya.org
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


SOS Children's Villages Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.
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Title: Nurse- Medical Center Kisumu

SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an affiliate of SOS CV- International whose mission is to build families for children in need, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities. In Kenya, the organisation runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu. SOS Children’s Villages Kenya also runs education and health institutions and works with local communities through Families Strengthening Programs.

We seek to recuit  for the position of Nurse based at SOS CV KE Medical Center- Kisumu.

Key Functions of the Job;

The Nurse   will undertake various duties which include and are not limited to the following:-

1.Provides outpatient treatment and nursing care to all patients attending the clinic.
2.Prepares and makes schedules for patients to see the doctor.
3.Compiles various reports as required by the Organisation and Ministry of Health.
4.Monitoring of clinic and community based primary health care activities including immunization services, antenatal care and health education/Conducts outreach mobile clinics.

Required Qualifications/Abilities/Experience.

o   Diploma in Nursing
o   Registered with  the Nursing Council of Kenya
o   At least 3 years working experience as a nurse.
o   Highly organised, able to work independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Has a good defaulter tracing skill for clients on long term care.
If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application(stating current & expected pay) and detailed CV(with details of at least 3 referees one of which must be immediate former employer) addressed to the National Director to reach us on or before 15th December 2013 by email to: recruitment@soskenya.org

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


SOS Children's Villages Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.
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Title: Community Development Worker- FSP Nairobi

SOS Children’s Villages Kenya is an affiliate of SOS CV- International whose mission is to build families for children in need, help them shape their own futures and share in the development of their communities. In Kenya, the organisation runs five Children’s Villages in Nairobi, Mombasa, Eldoret, Meru and Kisumu. SOS Children’s Villages Kenya also runs education and health institutions and works with local communities through Families Strengthening Programs.
We seek to recruit a suitably qualified person to become Community Development Worker for SOS  CV KE Family Strengthening Program based in Nairobi.

Key Functions of the Job

Community Development Worker will undertake various duties which include and are not limited to the following:-
 Facilitate the preparation of the family development plans.
  • Conduct individual & group assessments and selection of beneficiaries into the program.
  • Implementation of economic empowerment program activities.
  • Facilitate educational development of children in the target group.
  • Facilitate and ensure the effectiveness of all the Community Management Committee (CMC) support groups, Community Volunteers and Community Representatives.
  • Establish and sustain new and existing links and develop networks with NGOs, CBOs, donors, government of Kenya departments and the community.
o   Support co-workers of community-based partner organisations in their work with families.
o   Support monitoring & evaluation of the programme.

Required Qualifications/Abilities 

  • Degree in Community Development, Social Work or  Sociology
  • Certificate in counseling.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in community development or social services.
  • A good understanding of issues facing orphans & vulnerable children.
  • In-depth knowledge of psychosocial issues in children and adolescence 
  • Well developed communication and counseling skills 
  • Good report writing skills  

If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application letter(stating current and expected pay) & updated CV(with details of at least 3 referees one of which must be immediate former employer) addressed to the National Director to reach us on or before 15th December  2013 by email to: recruitment@soskenya.org
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


SOS Children's Villages Kenya is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.
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POSITION TITLE: Executive Assistant (1 Position)

GRADE LEVEL:  SC-6
CONTRACT TYPE: Service Contract
DUTY STATION: Nairobi
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: FAO-Kenya
DURATION: 3 Months with possible extension  
ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES: KENYAN NATIONALS
ANTICIPATED START DATE: 3 February 2014

Under the overall and direct supervision and guidance of the FAO Representative in Kenya, the Executive Assistant coordinates overall office support activities of the FAO Representation. The Executive Assistant works with wide latitude for independent action and often handles complex and sensitive matters. The incumbent performs the following duties:

Provide and coordinate communication, information, documentation, administrative and protocol support processes for the FAOR.
Control the workflow of the FOAR’s office, prioritize, distribute and monitor work of subordinate staff for which the incumbent is the immediate supervisor.
Receive, screen, file, distribute, draft, format, and monitor incoming and outgoing correspondence and documentation from and to the FAO Kenya country office; select and abstract pertinent material for supervisor’s review; identify complex or sensitive material for special treatment; review outgoing correspondence and documentation for correct format, grammar, spelling and conformance with FAO and country policies and procedures; attach necessary background information; maintain a follow-up system.
Screen and place calls; respond to telephone, e-mail and personal enquiries; refer non-recurring matters and difficult issues to respective units.
Manage the calendars of the FAOR and Assistant Representatives; schedule appointments; brief the supervisor/s on matters before meetings and missions.
Draft and format reports, presentations, publications, and other documentation material for the Officer in Charge and the country office.
Maintain control of records and files; follow-up on deadlines to supervisors and officers for their action; update the office’s management information system including spreadsheets, files, databases; provide Registry with master files containing key documents.
Undertake complex research from various sources; select relevant information and prepare briefs and summary notes in concise format.
Maintain records on administrative and office support policies, procedures and practices and provide guidance as to their use to subordinate staff.
Brief and train secretarial support staff regarding all aspects of the job, ensuring adherence to procedures, guidelines and work requirements; ensure accuracy of the work provided.
Support in the overall protocol liaison activities with the Host Government.
Carry out administrative functions to support the activities of the FAO Representative including making travel and schedule arrangements.
Supervise the organization of meetings and events held in the country, including the provision of meeting facilities, equipment, catering, making travel arrangements, coordinating logistics, preparing correspondence and assembling documents for participants.
Take minutes at internal and/or official meetings, track actions and circulate related correspondence among relevant parties.
Prepare informal translations and act as interpreter.
Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum requirements:
Education:       A university bachelor’s degree in administration or higher is advantageous.

Experience:      Five years of clerical, administrative or operations experience. A minimum of  six months work experience with the UN is desirable. Good communication and writing skills. Good knowledge of the UN work system. Ability to work with minimal supervision and good decision making skills are essential.


Technical Competencies :                Systematic, well structured and efficient approach to work assignments. Analytical ability, accuracy and consistency. Exercise diligence and care in dealing with records and expenditures.  Ability to organize work systematically, set priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to structure and convey information in an appropriate format, ensuring accuracy and consistency. Recognize sensitive and confidential material and handle it with a high level of discretion. Ability to communicate appropriately with high level officials and to professionally handle matters of protocol.
Office Management Skills:              Systematic, well structured and efficient approach to work assignments. Analytical ability, accuracy and consistency. Exercise diligence and care in dealing with records and expenditures.  Ability to organize work systematically, set priorities and meet deadlines. Ability to structure and convey information in an appropriate format, ensuring accuracy and consistency. Recognize sensitive and confidential material and handle it with a high level of discretion. Ability to communicate appropriately with high level officials and to professionally handle matters of protocol.

Interpersonal and Teamwork Skills:                 The incumbent must possess a cooperative spirit, flexibility and openness to     work in an international environment.  Ability to establish and maintain  effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural background. Tact, discretion, courtesy and a high level of trustworthiness are essential personal attributes. Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Languages:                                                           Working knowledge (level C) of the FAO official language used for communication within the country is desirable.

Other Skills:    Ability to effectively use standard office software, such as MS Office (Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, Exchange and Internet) etc.  Ability to use administrative software and/ or other information systems and databases to insert data, make enquiries, retrieve/define ad hoc reports and analyses and edit results in appropriate format.  


TO APPLY:

Send your application to:

Candidates are requested to submit a covering letter quoting the Position Title and Vacancy Announcement No. FAO/008/2013 along with their current/detailed Curriculum Vitae to the following email; Vacancy-Kenya@fao.org
The subject line of the e-mail message should read CONFIDENTIAL – FAO/008/2013.

If making a hard copy submission, the envelope should be clearly marked CONFIDENTIAL – FAO/008/2013 and sent to the following address:

FAO-Kenya
United Nations Office at Nairobi
UN Complex, Gigiri
P.O. Box 30470-00100
Nairobi, Kenya.



Applications must be received by the deadline.  Late applications will not be considered. Only short listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.
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Position: HEKS Finance Officer f/m (full time)
Organisation
HEKS (Hilfswerk der Evangelischen Kirchen Schweiz) is the aid organisation of the Protestant Churches of Switzerland) and has its headquarters in Zurich/Switzerland.

HEKS gives humanitarian and emergency aid and fights the causes of hunger, injustice and social deprivation. HEKS has its own coordination offices in 20 key countries and 200 projects worldwide.
Position: HEKS Finance Officer f/m (full time)
Reporting to:Country Director
Location:HEKS Coordination Office in Yei, South Sudan with frequent travel within Central Equatoria
Start:March 2014
Duration: Open Background information on the HEKS South Sudan program

HEKS implements through its five local partner organisations (PO) seven development projects in Central Equatoria State, South Sudan (WASH, agriculture, fishery, skills development, informal education, access to land).
Tasks & expected outcomes
  • Responsible for all administrative, financial and logistic tasks;
  • Cash management including closing balance sheet P & L (profit and loss statement);
  • Book keeping and budget monitoring;
  • Conduct on-site financial monitoring of POs on a quarterly basis, analyze the information and produce financial monitoring reports;
  • Provide ongoing technical assistance to the POs in the development of effective and reliable financial management systems;
  • Review POs’ proposals (including checking against price index) and financial reports;
  • Organization, coordination and supervision of audits; and
  • Provision of support in contract tendering processes
Competencies
  • BCom degree or its equivalent, Option Accounting, MA is an added advantage;
  • Professional accountancy qualifications – CPA , ACCA;
  • Several years of work experience in the development/recovery context , possibly in South Sudan;
  • High levels of integrity, flexibility, patience, cross-cultural adaptability and sensitivity;
  • Very good IT user skills (MS Office); and
  • Very good written and oral skills in English
Regional African applicants and especially qualified women are encouraged to apply
Application process
If you feel you fit the required profile, please let us know how your qualifications, experience and career ambitions match the requirements of this position.

Send your application latest by COB 05.01.2014 to jobs.nairobi@caritas.ch indicating ‘HEKS Finance Officer, Yei’ in the subject line.
Please provide a Curriculum Vitae (CV) that contains details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, earliest date of availability, names and telephone contacts of three referees.
The office of Caritas Switzerland in Nairobi supports HEKS in this recruitment process.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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Title:: Research Officer (1 position) (Job Group MR10)

Location: Nyanza Provincial General Hospital /or Siaya District Hospital
Reports to: Deputy Branch Chief Tuberculosis Research Branch.

KEMRI/CDC Research & Public Health Collaboration 
Opening date: 04/12/13 Vacancy: No. K54/06/13

Program description: 
This program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose remit is to conduct research in malaria, TB, HIV and other diseases. It is in this mandate that the program has a Vacancy in the Tuberculosis Research Branch.

Essential Qualifications;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and Surgery from a recognized university.
  • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience in out-patient/in-patient settings and TB clinics
  • Registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board;
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English. Fluency in Kiswahili.
Desirable Qualifications
  • Experience in a clinical research setup will be an added advantage
  • Experience managing tuberculosis
  • Experience with TB related research
  • Experience supervising a research project
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft office suite, Proficiency in Excel, Access or other database application, and internet research
  • Ability to prioritize workload of self and program team members and balance conflicting demands.
  • Ability to lead and work within a team environment and in a diverse cultural environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff and clients verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be flexible to work within the existing structure
  • Ability to spend at least 50% time doing field work
  • Work in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity.
Position Summary: 
Incumbent will be the local Principal Investigator of the TBTC study that will be implemented and will have an oversight of the medical, clinical and nursing teams in the execution of the medical requirements of the TB drug trials studies. S/He will supervise the administration of the investigational products and be able to respond to medical emergencies if they occur.

Major Duties & Responsibilities
  • Supervise clinical personnel at multiple locations Kisumu
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the study designs and goals, and ensure that studies are conducted in compliance with study protocols and other regulatory requirements
  • Authoring of the clinical SOPs for the study
  • See patients and perform physical exams in the outpatient department.
  • Attend to and give expert opinion on study patients in hospital and out patient facilities and oversee daily care.
  • Make diagnoses and decisions to admit patients according to study protocol
  • Oversee use of study drugs to the research participants
  • Accurately complete and check all study documents
  • Identify, report, and document adverse events and serious adverse events.
  • Develop protocols for execution and respond to reviewer and ethical review committee suggestions.
  • Provide medical advice and respond to clinical queries from the study staff, and to questions about the study posed by participants and others.
  • Conduct CMEs at the hospital and lead discussions with the clinical and nursing personnel
  • Report problems encountered during the study to designated personnel
  • Review study subjects before dosing when enrolled into TB drug trials in Kisumu
  • Oversee clinical teams in Kisumu
  • Participate in clinical working groups to oversee integration of care for participants enrolled into various KEMRI/CDC projects
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the trial investigator’s project manager.
Terms of Employment: 
one year contract renewable as per KEMRI scheme of service and a Probation period for the first 3 months.

Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade, based on education levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency.
The salary scheme is based on the KEMRI scales plus supplemental amounts.
Applications are due no later than: date: 16th December 2013 TO: Human Resource Manager, KEMRI/CDC Program, P.O. Box 1578, Kisumu.
Or email to recruitment@kemricdc.org or log into our web: www.jobs.cdckemri.org
Applications MUST include the following:
  • Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER K54/06/13)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  • Copies of Certificates
Note: Applications must include copies of certificates/Transcripts. Applications without this will be disregarded.
Internal candidates interested in applying for this position are strongly advised to access an internal candidate application form available in the CDC Intranet; print and process it through the project Managers and attach it before forwarding application to HR.
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Title: Office Administrator
Ref: MKA 02/2013
PCEA Makupa Academy is faith based school with a population of 600 pupils, owned and managed by the Presbyterian church of East Africa, Makupa Parish. The schools main objective is to achieve academic excellence while imparting biblical morals and Christian values that will make our children to be responsible and God fearing citizen. In order to actualize our dream, the Parish session through the Board of Trustee would like to recruit candidates to fill the following positions:
Minimum Qualifications
Degree or higher Diploma in a business related field especially Human Resource Management option.
Over three years’ experience of work preferably in a learning institution.
A devoted and active Christian of high integrity
A person aged 28 years and above
Computer literate
Must have Administration and Interpersonal skills
Able to multi task and meet strict deadlines

Application Procedure
Interested candidates should send their Application letter with copies of academic and professional’s certificates with a detailed CV including a day time contact and three referees, one of whom should be pastor or elder to;

The Chairman BOT
.PCEA Makupa Academy
P.O Box 97648-80112

Mombasa
Tel: 0720 789 353, 0705 62888011
E-mail: peceamakupaacademy@yahoo.com. All applications should be received by 14th December 2013. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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