Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Director of HR & Administration -Save the Children

Director of HR & Administration

Ref 6304
Region Africa - East and Southern
Country Somalia
Job Location Nairobi
Position Type Fixed Term
Budget Responsibility less than £1 million
Line Management Responsibility 1 - 5
Annual Salary and Benefits GPB 31.949 + full benefit package
Contract Duration 25 months
Closing date for applications 20 April 2011


Save the Children is the world's largest independent children’s organization, making immediate and long-lasting improvements to children's lives in over 120 countries worldwide. Save the Children is made up of 27 member organisations across the globe. Through Unified Presence, Save the Children aims to create a stronger voice for children by unifying the operations in all countries where more than one Save the Children Member organizations operates. This will result in one organisation at the national level in each country and a unified programme delivery structure for all Save the Children Alliance Members.

Save the Children has a long history of working in partnership in Somalia and it is one of the leading INGO's working in Somalia for the rights of children. Save the Children has a unified presence in Somalia and Somaliland since January 2010 and is working in the thematic areas of education (including skills training for youth), health, protection and emergency responses. Save the children has an operation in Somaliland, Puntland and South Central Somalia. Due to constraints on security, and the need to liaise with UN agencies, other NGOs and donors the country office is based in Nairobi and senior managers and directors are expected to travel extensively to monitor and support programme work in all parts of Somalia that are accessible and where security threats are being effectively mitigated.
The position of Director of Human Resources and Admin has been newly created in January 2011 and under the management of the Country Director, this position will share in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the country programme together with Directors of Programmes, Operations and Finance. The objective of the Director of Human Resources and Admin is to ensure that Save the Children in Somalia/Somaliland has the best people and systems required to deliver effective programmes that provide immediate and lasting change for children. The post holder will identify priorities and develop solutions, with input from the other members of the Senior Leadership Team, related to administration, human resources management, staff development and information technology (IT).
Integral to posting is the ability to work successfully with field teams to cultivate their capacity and motivation, thereby ensuring field based responsibility achieves its objectives successfully

Additional Information

Please be aware that applications may be viewed and applicants contacted prior to the close date.
If you want further information on the benefit packages click here
We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself.  We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
If you want further information on the application process click here


        Final Job Profile Director of HR Admin Narch 2011.doc

kenyan Sales And Marketing Executives job positions

Universal signs company is a Kenyan medium sized sign company looking to fill the below job positions:  

1. Sales and Marketing Executive/ Representative
  • To serve existing accounts/ Relationship Management
  • New client sourcing/ Business Development
  • Act as face of the company, ensuring that you present a professional image of the product in the minds of prospective clients.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
  • At least a Diploma from a recognised institution ( Those with a diploma in Sales& Marketing are encouraged to apply)
  • At least One(1) year experience in Sales & Marketing (Those with experience in selling of signage are strongly encouraged to apply)
  • Age 23 years and above
  • Should have a confident & outgoing personality
  • Should be fluent in communication
  • Computer literate
  • Presentation skills
(Kindly state your current & Expected remuneration) 
2. Secretarial Intern
An internship opportunity in secretarial duties for a period of three(3) months.
  • Typing & Printing of documents
  • Receiving telephone calls
  • Operating of office fax
  • General maintenance of the office files, cabinets.
  • Welcoming clients to the office
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
  • At least a Diploma in secretarial
  • Ms office application- word, excel, power point, internet
  • Good communication & presentation skills.
(Kindly state your current & Expected remuneration To apply for either of the above positions, send your CV & Application letter to not later than 31st March 2011.
Those applications received after this date will not be considered.
Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

social entrepreneurship Job opportunities in Nairobi

Ashoka, the world’s leading social entrepreneurship network, is seeking an entrepreneurial business development associate to help build Youth Venture East Africa, an initiative to mobilize and support youths in leading social change in their communities.
You will be coordinating outreach with youth organizations, researching youth issues across East Africa, and developing business development material. This position requires a person who is self-driven and very comfortable engaging with community leaders and youths across Nairobi.

The Youth Venture Outreach Intern will gain substantive, hands-on field experience in East Africa citizen sectors, youth engagement, and program development. This position is unpaid. Internship length is 3 months minimum. Start date ASAP.
Skills required:
· Extremely strong time-management and interpersonal skills required
· Self-starter; ability to execute projects with minimum supervision
· Previous field experience with youths or community organizing
· Entrepreneurial track record – comfortable with finding creative solutions to barriers, proactively seeking business opportunities
· Analytical research skills
.Marketing experience is a plus
·English and Swahili fluency
· 1-2 years work experience highly preferable
Please submit a CV and 1-page cover letter highlighting your entrepreneurial experiences with subject heading “Youth Venture Internship” to:

Ashoka is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneursmen and women with system changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Since 1981, we have elected over 2,500 leading social entrepreneurs as Ashoka Fellows, providing them with living stipends, professional support, and access to a global network of peers in 70 countries

career development consultant job in kenya

At Humantalent,Kenya,We seek to hire Career consultants to provide services that include ;
all aspects of career management and development, using guidance,counselling, coaching and advisory techniques to assist clients to clarify and achieve career goals and issues . These will range from job searching,career change , self -employment ,redundancy and retirement ,helping individuals in discovering career nterests ,finding internships and jobs,administering career assessments ,conducting career workshops and resume reviews and acting as a liaison to potential employers.

Key roles :
•conducting one-to- one consultations with clients ,either face -to-face or via telephone or email , providing in-depth initial consultations and involving some form of work history analysis;
•following up clients,through meetings , email and/or phone discussions ;
•looking in detail at past skills and working experience to help clients assess their strengths, weaknesses, career motivation and goals through exercises and skills analysis ;
•advising on career change or development by enabling clients to explore options for learning and work, and create action plans to take steps to implement decisions;
•supporting teams and individuals through periods of organisational change ;
•administering and interpreting psychometric tests of aptitude ,personality , interests, learning and working styles ,motivation and team dynamics, and providing detailed feedback ;
•making recommendations and discussing options based on psychometric test results and other information supplied by clients to assist them in making informed decisions suitable to their personal circumstances ;
•providing information and advice on job search techniques , including looking for vacancies, making applications ,assessing and creating CVs and going for interviews;
•providing mock interviews and advice to improve clients' interview technique;
•assisting clients to formulate a self -marketing plan;
•planning and delivering group workshops covering career management skills and creative job searching,includingorganising external speakers ;
•writing career -related articles ;
•reviewing , updating , developing and disseminating careers information resources, both printed and electronic ;
•coaching and motivating clients to make career decisions, encouraging and setting new targets ;
•offering counselling on issues affecting work and career, including stress management , difficulties in balancing work and home life commitments, redundancy and retirement ;
•managing budgets and projects (depending on nature of role and organisation );
•marketing of services;
•keeping up to date with job market activity and developments in the sector ;
•building and maintaining relationships with external agencies or professionals on referral of clients.

HR degree or higher diploma .
A post graduate degree in counseling / psychology
is added advantage .

apply through ;


Description of the Services:
1. The role of the Financial Management Specialist
(FMS) will be to:
i) Coordinate and control activities in the financial management
strategy, bearing in mind existing initiatives e.g. the Integrated
Financial Management
systems of Ministry of Finance, Planning &
Economic Development;
ii) Schedule implementation in an orderly, logical and timely fashion;
iii) Submit periodic reports to the Technical and Steering committee,
providing status and highlighting problem areas of the implementation;
iv) Prepare terms of reference for the out-sourced work;
v) Drive issues to resolution;
vi) Ensure successful implementation of the financial management strategy.

Key Responsibilities:
2. Key responsibilities of the FMS include:
i) In the short term – oversee the implementation of key procedures to
strengthen accountability measures, particularly in regard to non-tax
revenue and use of imprest;

ii) Development of training and incentives programme based on needs
identified in financial management to enhance capacity and enable
retention of skilled staff into the sector;

iii) Develop systems for budget planning process and facilitate
preparation of and develop the annual Budget Framework Paper working
closely with the sector budget working group, with particular regard
to fiscal policy analysis and linkages to the sector objectives,
inputs, output and outcomes;

iv) Develop mechanisms for monitoring and tracking utilization of
sectoral funds;

v) Analyze and submit financial reports on sectoral programmes
including analysis of budgets and budgetary trends for the sector and
advice on the overall financial aspects of the sector;

vi) In the long term, provide strategic guidance and oversee


Chief Finance Officer (CFO) – Eastern and Southern Africa
Regional Programme Office
Reporting to the Regional Representative, WWF Eastern & Southern Africa Programme (WWF-ESARPO),
the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) has overall responsibility to provide effective leadership to ensure strong and
professional financial management at ESARPO and country offices in the sub-region. The CFO will ensure
development and preparation of regional and national budgets ensuring that timing and cost of planned work
is accurately reflected while taking relevant donor requirements into consideration. The position leads and coordinates
the development and implementation of policies, procedures and systems for all financial support
services throughout the Regional Programme, including accounting, financial reporting, auditing, budget
management, and adherence to WWF International guidelines.
Key Competencies:
 An Advanced university degree in Finance, Commerce, Business Administration or related field; MBA or
equivalent post-graduate qualification would be an advantage.
Recognized accounting qualifications, i.e. CPA, ACCA or equivalent.
Over 10 years working experience in a senior finance position preferably in a major international
 Demonstrable skills in the development of finance and accounting policies, procedures and systems in
the context of an international NGO.
Excellent knowledge of fund accounting including reporting requirements of major Government Aid
Agencies. Expert knowledge of the ACCPAC, Oracle or any other ERP accounting software would be a
distinct advantage.
Required Skills:
Adheres to WWF’s values: Passionate & Optimistic, Challenging & Inspiring, Credible & Accountable,
and Persevering & Delivering Results.
Critical behavioural competencies include: ability to promote team synergy in a multi-cultural work
environment, integrity, client focus, analytical thinking, problem solving and conflict management, decision
making, flexibility, team spirit, organisational skills, change management, effectiveness, strategic thinking,
Interested candidates should send a letter of application and a detailed CV with three professional referees to
the WWF-ESARPO Human Resource Department; email not later than 15 April 2011.
Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

ICT Coordinator::IT & ICT jobs in Kenya

Plan is an international humanitarian child centered community development organization, without religious, political or government affiliation.

Plan started its operations in Kenya in 1982 and is committed to improving the lives and futures of poor children through a child-centered community development approach.

Plan Kenya is recruiting an ICT Coordinator to be based at Kwale Program Unit. This job reports to the Program Unit Manager and technically to the ICT Manager. The job holder will be responsible for ensuring innovative and effective use of ICT in Plan’s work in the Program Unit.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan for ICT for Development (ICT4D) at the Program Unit
  • Ensure effective implementation of IT Procedures and guidelines
  • Ensure adherence to corporate standards, design and architectures
  • Ensure efficient IT Infrastructure.
  • Provides first line support and network administration and network and server support
  • Support and troubleshoot for corporate systems at Program Unit
  • Participate in System/Project rollout, testing and certification
  • Provide timely IT disaster recovery as specified in IT business continuity plan
  • Prepare monthly ICT report on ICT initiatives in the Program Unit including ICT development in the communities
  • Prepare monthly ICT Systems Management and network security implementation and performance reports
  • Prepare quarterly hardware and software report
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
  • Degree or Diploma in Computer / IT Studies or equivalent
  • At least 3 years work experience
  • Ability to understand and communicate context and opportunities for ICT in development and Programmes
  • Innovation for programmes experience
  • IT technical skills in infrastructure and applications
  • Proven knowledge of Microsoft Windows, SQL Server, Exchange server and communication technologies
  • Database administration skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Project management skills
Plan Kenya is a development organization uniting people to advance the rights of all children.

Accordingly, employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.

How to apply

If you meet the requirements of the above position, please send detailed and updated curriculum vitae with current and/or expected remuneration and contacts of three professional references, including your current/latest supervisor to to be received latest by 7th April, 2011.

Your email or envelope should bear the job title for the position applied for i.e. “ICT COORDINATOR” as the subject.

You are invited to read more about Plan in our website

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Dutch Humanist Institute Programme Officers Rights and Citizenship (full time) job in East Africa

The Regional Office for East Africa of the Dutch Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries (Hivos) promotes economic and social empowerment of poor and marginalized people in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya.

We are looking for 2 Programme Officers Rights and Citizenship (full time).

2 Programme Officers Rights and Citizenship (full time)

The job

The Rights and Citizenship aims to develop a critical and representative civil society rooted in the power of citizens who take action to bring about a democratic, just and pluralistic society. Spearheads are women’s rights, good governance, sexual and reproductive rights and equal rights and treatment for Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgenders (LGBTs).

It incorporates programme development and implementation focusing on the strengthening of a vibrant civil society. The programme builds on Hivos’ track record in the field of human rights, women’s emancipation, democratisation, LGBT Rights and HIV/Aids.

As a member of the global Rights and Citizenship team and reporting to the Regional Director, the programme officer contributes constructively and positively to the overall and regional Hivos policies in this field; positions Hivos in the region in line with its’ policies; initiates and coordinates innovative and creative programmes and initiatives that contribute to Hivos Rights and Citizenship objectives, forges strong relationships and builds supportive networks with relevant stakeholders notably in civil society and takes responsibility for the administration and management of the Rights and Citizenship partner portfolio.

JOBS in UNDP Kenya::UN jobs

UNDP Kenya and The Ministry of Livestock Development seek to fill the following positions for the Agro-Pastoral Project, which is a Government of Kenya project with support from UNDP Kenya and UNDP GEF.

1. Project Manager

2. Project Assistant

3. Finance Assistant


The Agro Pastoral project is implemented by the Ministry of Livestock Development. The overall goal of the project is to ensure that sustainable land management provides a basis for economic development, food security and sustainable livelihoods while restoring the ecological integrity in the Arid and Semi-arid lands.

This will be realised through the provision of knowledge, finance incentives and requisite institutional capacity of managers and agro pastoral land users for adoption of sustainable land management.

The specific objectives are to develop a framework of policies and laws designed to ensure the maintenance of a system of land administration and management that will provide:
  1. All citizens, particularly the poor, with the opportunity to access and beneficially occupy and use land;
  2. An economically, socially equitable and environmentally sustainable allocation and use of land; and;
  3. The efficient, effective and economical operation of the land market.
Job profiles

Project Manager

The project manager will manage the realization of project outputs through planned activities. In doing so, s / he will:
  • provide direction and guidance to project team (s) and responsible parties;
  • liaise with the Project Board and UNDP to assure the overall direction and implementation of the project;
  • identify and obtain any support and advice required for the management, planning and control of the project;
  • be responsible for project administration and generally liaise with any suppliers.
Project Assistant

The project assistant will provide administrative, management and technical support to the Project.

Finance Assistant

The Finance Assistant will provide financial services ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work.

Application Procedure

The full terms of reference detailing the scope of work, required academic qualifications and years of relevant work experience can be accessed on The UNDP Kenya website.

Interested and qualified persons should apply on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal located on the UNDP Kenya website - on or before 8 April 2011. Select “e-Recruitment Portal” under “Operations / Human Resources”.

Applications received via other means will not be accepted.

Additional considerations
  1. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
  2. Acknowledgements will be sent only to applicants who strictly meet the requirements of the post.
  3. UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns.
  4. UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions as to vacancy announcements you may have received, please refer to this website

Country Manager ::KENYA JOBS

The incumbent will offer customer support services to both internal and external customers in the field of disease control public health in liaison with Regional Area Manager (RAM), Regional Director (RD) respectively; with the purpose of meeting the stipulated organizational objectives.

The role will be based in Kenya.

The Country Manager is expected to:
  • Contribute positively to the overall company expectation by HQ qualitatively and quantitatively.
  • Achievement of overall annual budget for the company.
  • Compliance with internal standards and procedures.
  • Meet the set country and product portfolio specific quantitative targets as per the annual action plans and budget allocation.

niversity of Nairobi Fellowship in Clinical Trials Kenya

University of Nairobi, Kenya AIDS Vaccine Initiative (KAVI)

University of Nairobi, Kenya AIDS Vaccine Initiative (KAVI) and
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is offering one (1) full scholarship for a senior fellowship training program in clinical trials.

The training consists of course work and practical experience in Kenya and Partner Institutions abroad.

The scholarship runs for 2 years and covers tuition fees, travel, accommodation and stipend.

Purpose of the Grant

The objective of this grant is to build clinical trial capacity by empowering health care professional with the skills required to conduct clinical trials in the region. The focus of the training will be in the areas of epidemiology, research design, research ethics, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and data management.

Key Account Manager::JOB IN KENYA

JOB Position: Key Account Manager - Corporate Sales


Reports To:
Sales Manager-Corporate Sales

Nature and Scope of the Position

The position reports to the Sales Manager Corporate who reports to the Managing Director.

Working within the sales team you will be responsible for building and developing a successful sales pipeline. This is a new business role and you will be expected to generate leads by participating in a number of sales activities:
  • Calling prospects from a target database
  • Networking


 Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following vacancies:

1. Clerical Officer
Job Group ‘F’
Nineteen (19) posts

Advert No. V/No.1/2011

Salary Scale: Kshs 10,717 X 537 – 11,254 X 563 – 11,817 X 599 – 12,416 per month

Permanent and Pensionable

Requirements for appointment


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kenya serves vulnerable populations in the Turkana region and refugees in the Kakuma and Dadaab (Hagadera) camps.

The IRC implements programs in the areas of comprehensive primary health care, nutrition, sanitation and hygiene and HIV/ AIDS.

The IRC provides an open ended contract, competitive salary and benefits package to its staff as well as a well planned staff development opportunity.

Applications are invited for the position of:


IRC is currently looking for a Human Resources & Administration Officer who will work under the direct supervision of the Project Coordinator and technical supervision by the HR Manager in Nairobi, the Human Resource Officer’s key objective is to ensure delivery of efficient and timely Human Resource and Administration services at IRC Kakuma Field office.

Swift Human Resource Consultants Company vacant job positions kenya

Our clients are looking to fill in positions as below:

1. Sales Manager: Degree/Diploma in Sales & Marketing, experience minimum 2-Yrs in IT/Computer firm in similar position essential.

2. Business Devpt Executives: Diploma in Sales & Marketing, 1 to 2yrs experience in IT/Computer firm essential.

3. Field IT Sales Representatives: Basic Sales/Marketing Experience in IT/Computer firm, mainly for field sales, will get travel allowances & commissions from Sales.

4. Sales Surveyor - The candidate must be able to do regular visits to the supermarkets/chain stores, checks for stock outs, pushes for the order for the listed items and carry out merchandizing.

Accountants JOB IN KENYA

Ref: ACC/LVCT/2011

JOB Positions:

Location: Embu & Kisumu

The Accountant will ensure effective and efficient management of the financial resources. The job entails the preparation of regular accounts, budgeting, planning and cash management.


The National Council of Churches of Kenya, an umbrella organisation for Protestant Churches and Christian Organisations registered in Kenya, invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates, to fill the following position:

Jumuia Conference and Beach Resort, Kanamai

Reporting to the Head Receptionist, this position is responsible for managing the reception, receiving guests, attending to their needs and disseminating information to other departments.

The position involves making recommendations to the Head Receptionist on issues related to the reception and front office operations.

Associate Country Director Somalia Programme::CONTRACT JOBS IN KENYA

Location: Nairobi; Kenya

Level: Global B2

Contract: Open Ended

Salary: GBP26,843 – GBP36,006 per annum net


Oxfam GB is part of Oxfam International (OI), an international confederation of 14 organizations working together in 99 countries and with partners and allies around the world to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.

Oxfam GB has been operating in Somalia from the late 1960s, supporting a number of communities in public health, disaster recovery, food security and pastoral livelihoods.

The Somalia programme is largely operated through two bases, the Hargesia base, that focuses
on operations in Somaliland and is headed by a programme director, and the South Somalia operations, which is run primarily from our Nairobi base. Overall country coordination is also done through the Nairobi based office

The Somalia country programme is a part of the HORN sub region, which is characterised by large operational programmes mostly financed through institutional funding with a total spend around £25 million.

The region is characterised by short term humanitarian assistance interventions, long term livelihoods interventions with a focus on private sector and market systems approaches, governance and post conflict interventions, and a cross cutting focus on gender, with special focus on women’s rights and equity.

Oxfam GB is currently looking to recruit an Associate Country Director Somalia.

The Role

The role is a senior management post reporting to the Deputy Regional Director. You will be accountable for the delivery of the relevant part of the Oxfam International Joint country strategy to standards as agreed by the governing board and the managing affiliate (Oxfam

As a key member of the Country Leadership Team, the Associate Country Director will support the development of the country analysis and strategy, be involved in managing the transition plan to Single Management Structure, ensuring implementation, learning and review within Oxfam GB.

You will be accountable for the delivery of the relevant part of the Oxfam International Joint country strategy to standards as agreed by the governing board and the managing affiliate (Oxfam Novib).

You will also have Operational and people line management responsibility of Oxfam GB staff, including day-to-day performance management of program staff.

You will Develop and manage donor and partnership contracts for direct program work governed by Oxfam GB. You will Input into the fundraising strategy, and coordination of fundraising opportunities alongside and supported by the Country Leadership Team.

The Person

To be successful in this role you will require substantial exposure on strategic leadership and proven senior management experience in leading the development, and ensuring the delivery, of programme strategy, either through partners or directly, in one or more challenging locations.

Specialist Humanitarian/Development or Advocacy experience is a pre requisite for this role.

You will have ability to manage the development of, and contribute to the high level analysis of factors driving poverty, marginalisation and vulnerability in developing country contexts, including the ability to ‘think politically’ by understanding motivations, pressures and challenges faced by colleagues, partners and other actors.

You will be experienced in leading and motivating multi disciplinary, geographically remote teams; a high degree of self-awareness and an understanding of how to drive and support excellent team performance and individual development.

You will have experience of sensitively managing organizational change in a complex environment. You must have excellent communication and representation skills.

Fluency in written and spoken English is essential. This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs.

To be successful in this role you will have active commitment to promoting gender equity and diversity, and promoting the interests of marginalized people in all aspects of the organisation’s work.

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please download the full job description and apply online at using Ref: INT4454

The closing date: 5th April 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.


German Agro Action / Welthungerhilfe is an International NGO operating in various districts in Kenya and is currently looking for a qualified Head of Project for a fixed term position to be based in pastoralist Kajiado, south eastern Kenya and a Senior Programme Officer to be based in Nairobi.

To qualify as a Head of Project, the candidate must poses the following:-
  • University Degree, preferably in Project Management or related field
  • Masters Degree in DRR is an added advantage
  • At least 10 years experience in Project Management in both Food Distribution and DRR projects
  • Knowledge of International Agency and NGO operations
  • Strong communication skills, negotiation skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent knowledge of German language both written and spoken
  • Excellent knowledge of financial accounting. Able to maintain accounts using latest WINPACCS Accounting system
  • Proven track record of qualitative work output irrespective of demanding and challenging work environment.
  • Team player with broad social skills
  • Networking and liaison ability
  • Excellent command of MS Office
  • Highly self motivating nature with excellent leadership, management and planning skills
To qualify as a Senior Programme Officer, the candidate must poses the following:
  • Graduate or post graduate university degree in social science or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant work experience in grant management
  • Understanding of how to integrate research and humanitarian analysis into actionable initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience in external relations, donor relations, proposal writing and donor regulations
  • Strong knowledge of written and communication skills in both English and German.
  • Strong knowledge of WINPACCS Accounting System
  • Ability to think and plan strategically
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Team player and self motivated
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a one-page motivation letter, indicating the title of position applied for, details of previous/actual salary and expected remuneration, detailed CV highlighting skills and achievements, language skills, testimonials, and contact details of three referees, not later than 31st March 2011 to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Welthungerhilfe e.V.,
German Agro Action, Regional Office,
P. O. Box 38829-00623,
Nairobi, Kenya.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Compensation & Benefits Manager 
 Three Green Apples Consulting Limited has been mandated to recruit a Compensation and Benefits Manager, by our clients, a multinational organization with operations in over 50 countries.
The key responsibility of the Compensation and Benefits Manager will be to spearhead the development of a total reward strategy for the organization in partnership with the HR department management and leadership of the organization, and play a specialist and consulting role within the organization. It should be noted that this job is travel intensive.
Key areas of focus include:
Remuneration Policy and Strategy
* Work with the senior management of the HR department, HR business partners and the leadership team of the organization to develop a remuneration strategy comprising compensation, benefits and non-financial reward for the company, in line with the organizations remuneration philosophy and methodology. Update and maintain the remuneration policies and present new proposals as required
Provision of a specialist remuneration consulting service to the organization
* Proactively identify and analyze needs of the organizations various business units, by keeping up-to-date with remuneration trends and best practices, etc., and develop solutions to identified problems, customizing solutions to needs of different business units.
* Work closely with HR business partners and line managers to ensure effective query resolution around remuneration and benefit issues.



KENGEN is the leading electric power producer in kenya. In the recent past,the company has embarked on a transformation programme aimed at accelerating the expansion of its generation capacity and stabilizing the power situation in the country through a structured geothermal expansion programme.

To achieve this vision,Kengen invites dynamic and innovative team players to submit their applications for the following positions that are available at Olkaria Geothermal Project:

  1. Drilling Engineers(Mechanical)
  • aerated drilling engineer
  • cementing engineer
  • directional drilling engineer
  • planning & logisitcs Engineer
  • drilling operations engineer
     2. Maintenance Engineers
  • maintenance engineer(mechanical)
  • maintenance engineer(electrical)
  • maintenance engineer(mechatronics)
     3. Reservoir & Steamfield Management Engineers
  • Reservoir Management Engineer
  • Steamfield Management Engineer
     4. Infrastructure Engineers
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineer
     5. Project Planning,Evaluation & Monitoring Engineer
     6. Civil Technician
     7.Mechanical Technicians
  • Drilling operations Technician
  • Directional drilling technician
  • central workshop technician
  • water supply technician
  • rig maintenance technician
  • steam field management technician
  • reservoir management technician
  • cementing technician
  • occupational health safety(OHS) technician
     8.Mechatronics Technicians
  • mechatronics technician (central workshop)
  • mechatronics technician(Infrastructure)
  • mechatronics technician(Air compressor)
     9. Electrical & Electronics Technician(Reservoir & Steamfield Management)
    10.Electronics Technician(Geophysics)
    11.Instrumentation Technician(Reservoir & Steamfield)
    12.Reservoir Geochemist
    13.Reservoir Geologist
    17.Analytical Chemistry Technician(Geochemistry&Geology)
    19.GIS Technician 
    20.Information Scientist
    21.Environmental Officers
  • meteorology and air pollution
  • natural resources & Waste management
    22.Environmental Technicians
  • Meteorolgy and Air pollution
  • Natural Resources & Waste Management
    23.Craftsman(Fitting & Fabrication)
    26.Plant Operator

Detailed description of the jobs is posted on
Closing date for application is 4th April 2011 at 5.00 p.m

Kengen is an equal opportunity employer and physically challenged persons are encouraged to apply.Interested candidates are advised to apply for only ONE position where they feel they have key strengths.Canvassing and falsifying of data will lead to automatic disqualification.


MSF Switzerland (MSFCH-MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERS) is a private international organization that provides assistance to populations in distress,to victims of natural or man made disasters and victims of armed conflict.

The selected candidate will be reporting to the logistics team leader and he/she will be responsible for overseeing MSF logisitics activities in Dagahaley refugee camp
Main tasks include,but not limited to:
  • ensure the proper use,monitoring and maintenance of infrastructures,installations and equipment in the MSF compound,according to MSF-CH standards
  • ensure the check up,follow-up,and filing of administrative documents(internal request,fuel follow-up,etc),under the line manager supervision
  • supervise the team making sure that everyone complies with the job description,in good working conditions: 2 radio operators,6 drivers,1 maintenance worker,1 head watchman,44 watchmen,2 helpers
  • ensure that a fleet of vehicles that meets the need of the project in terms of quality and size is maintained;propose any changes to the line manager
  • immediately inform the line manager and or technical advisor of info. that has or could have an impact on the security of MSF staff and property
  • Secondary education and basic training in a technical area(carpentry,electricity,mechanics,watsan,etc)
  • 1 year experience in the logisitics department
  • 2 years experience in a similar post in a humanitarian organzation
  • previous MSF or NGO experience an advantage
  • Somali Speaking an advantage
If you meet the above requirements please send your curriculum vitae(CV),letter of motivation and copies of any certificates related to academic qualifications to:
HR department
MSF Switzerland
P.O Box 25091-00603

please mark the letter "LOGISTIC BASE"
deadline:Friday 8th April 2011


MSF Switzerland (MSFCH-MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERS) is a humanitarian medical organization providing emergency medical aid to population in need.MSF CH has two projects in Kenya - west Pokot (Kacheliba)and Daadab(Dagahaley Refugee Camp)

  • Function:Maternity Supervisor
  • Direct Supervisor:Head Nurse
  • Location:Dagahaley, Daadab
  • the quality of care and hygienic procedures in the maternity ward
  • ensure all medical procedures are carried out correctly
  • proper running of the maternity labour ward
  • punctuality of all staff and report to the direct supervisor incase of problems
  • adequate amount of medication and material in the wards at all times
  • the MOs and COs are informed in time in case of need
  • proper record of the activities done
  • waste management after each procedure
  • organising regular meeting and training for the nursing staff
  • carrying out nursing care when required
  • working in collaboration with other wards and departments(eg operating theatre,peadiatrics ward,ward laboratory,health posts,ANC)
  • degree/diploma in nursing/midwifery from a recognized institution
  • minimum 2 years working experience at field with MSF or any NGO
  • experience in a supervisory role
  • please send your curriculum vitae(CV),letter of motivation and copies of any certificates related to academic qualifications to:
HR department
MSF Switzerland
P.O Box 25091-00603
  • please mark the letter "Application for Maternity Nurse Supervisor"
  • deadline:Friday 8th April 2011
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