Monday, April 4, 2011

Business Development / Account Manager - Lifecare International

Lifecare International Insurance Brokers Ltd has been established for over 15 years and has 4 divisions:

1. Private medical Health Insurance (International and local cover)

2. Travel Insurance (wholesale distributor to the middle East and East Africa)

3. Financial services (Life insurance, Pensions, Wealth Management)

4. General Insurance (Building, car, home, liability etc)

The company provides insurance services to individuals and corporate clients in the middle East, Africa and the Indian sub-continent, acting primarily as the of the largest scheme advisors for BUPA International, a United based, not profit organization and comprehensive health insurance company.

Lifecare International mission is to provide the best health/travel insurance and financial services products available word wide and to back these with excellent local services in order to meet and anticipate the health and financial security needs of our clients and their families.

Our current health insurance portfolio includes over 750 corporates.


Full responsibility of managing strategic customers of Lifecare international travel services division(visit on a regular basis)
New business Development (sales) and Account Management (client relationship management) of travel agents, Tour operations, Hotel and corporate.
Responsible for the full sales cycle and achieving sales targets.
Liaise with insurance partners in the UK and Europe.
Responsible for product and market training to travel consultants and others.

Water Programme Manager - Friends of Londiani

Friends of Londiani is a registered NGO whose mission is to work in partnership with the people of the Kipkelion District to develop and complete sustainable community projects to enable the people to achieve an improved quality of life based on their values and become the authors of their own development.

Friends of Londiani are committed to contributing to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in accordance with the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights.

FOL Kenya’s projects include community projects in a number of areas including Health, Education and Water.

Location: Kenya - Londiani Town, Kipkelion District, Rift Valley Province

Main Duties and Responsibilities for National Staff Position

Providing front-line management and programme set-up (including programme development, partnership management, logistic management)
Participate in programme Logframe development and Monitoring & Evaluation to ensure Logframe deliverables are met.
Manage programme budgets to ensure cost effectiveness and adequate spending levels are maintained.
Manage water proposal process from receipt of proposal to completion of projects where approved.
Participate in water project design, funding proposals, donor and other reports.
Supervision of the water programmes including monthly reporting of programme deliverables and regular reporting of activities against water workplan.
Providing technical guidance and support to the community groups on water programmes
Providing organisational and technical support to Divisional Public Health Offices and local partners in the implementation of the Water Programmes.
Liaising closely with Education Programme Manager on the implementation of the Healthy Schools Programme throughout the Districts.
Liaising closely with Health Programme Manager on the implementation of the Health Programme throughout the District.
Representing FOL in key District level health and water-related meetings.
Assisting with FOL programme reviews and evaluations.
Documenting of programme processes.
Ensuring programme quality control.
Development of donor proposals and budgets.
Coordination with programme managers in education and health.
Any other responsibilities deemed appropriate by the Country Director.

Environment Program Coordinator – International Life Fung

The Program Coordinator is responsible for leading ILF’s environment team in the production, distribution and monitoring of fuel efficient stove (FES) program in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya.

  • Bachelor degree
  • English fluency
  • Prior field experience working with humanitarian NGOs and/or UN agencies (preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa)
  • Experience in fuel-efficient cook-stoves and/or sustainable fuel technologies preferred

Scholarships for Masters’ Students of IIMs in Germany

Study Subject:Management studies
Scholarship Description: To spend up to 1 semester at one of the cooperating Business Schools in Germany.MBA students from one of the Indian Institutes of Management .
Scholarship Value:
Stipend of Euro 750.00 per month
• Compulsory health insurance covered by DAAD
• Participation in Get-Together of the DAAD scholarship awardees
Requirements and Conditions
German language skills are not mandatory
• Candidates should be residing in India at the time of application. Candidates, who have been in Germany for more than one year at the time of application, are not eligible to apply.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 March 2011

Strategic Information Advisor

Position Title: Strategic Information Advisor

Dept./Country: Nairobi, Kenya

Reports To: Chief of Party
Est. Length of Service: Five Years

Ref: HR/KEC/CHCK/012/2011

Job purpose: Strategic Information Oversight and Management

  • Conduct multi site analysis of Faith based affiliated health facilities data on key reports required by stakeholders in Nyanza, Western and Rift Valley province (Region 2)
  • Compile and submit the monthly, quarterly and semi-annual reports
  • Ensure the necessary approval for these reports is obtained on a timely basis
  • Facilitate annual work plans, conferences for shared experiences, and additional trainings as required on strategic information
  • Represent M&E aspects of the program at Government, Donors, NGO’s and other working group meetings
  • Ensure that faith based affiliated health facilities have the equipment, staff, training and systems in place to comply with all donor and national health information requirements and to meet the needs of all program patients, staff and facilities
  • Improve the ways in which faith based affiliated health facilities collect, manage and use data so that program and patient monitoring is performed at increasingly comprehensive levels and gaps in services are addressed earlier and more effectively
  • Empower the faith based affiliated health facilities to gain increasing autonomy in evaluating and addressing their own needs, improving their systems and planning for the future.
Professional qualification and Experience
  • BSc Computer Science

BrandSavvy Account Executives

BrandSavvy is a fast growing creative agency seeking to recruit top performing result oriented Account Executives to manage our expanding portfolio of clients..

The incumbent will be expected to intuitively balance client service with salesmanship, and be able to juggle clients, suppliers and team players with ease.

The candidate

Our Client-Centric Focus calls for you to possess exemplary people skills, combined with boundless enthusiasm, tenacity and drive.

The ability to multi-task is required without compromise to attention to detail.

The possession of excellent communication skills (written and oral) is a must.

Computer skills required especially in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Network Director JOB IN BURUNDI

Our client is a leading Telecommunication provider in Burundi and is looking for a fully qualified and mature individual to fill the position below;

Job Title: Network Director
Reporting To: The Chief Technical Officer
Departmental Interface: Deployment, IT, PMO Directors and Commercial, Finance, Procurement, and HR Departments

  • To provide leadership, organization and coordination to support the key activities of the network engineering and network operation
  • To manage end to end quality of service and encompass end to end network design and planning
  • To be responsible for the preparation of the network yearly budget and technology plan in line with the Business Strategy Plan
  • To interface with all vendors and accountable for vendor SLA management to ensure best in class network quality of service & availability.
  • To ensure that all network element managed by staff or vendors adhere to standard processes and procedures.
  • To interface with the organisation’s marketing department to provide support in deploying new services smoothly via maximizing the value of network infrastructure features
  • To handle all aspects of network modernization and introduction of new technology/solutions including tendering, vendor selection, implementation and Operation.
  • To ensure proper network planning and optimization during Network Development life Cycle
  • To communicate efficiently with all departments; resolve any issue, track costs, report financial deviations or changes from budget.
  • With regards to cost management: to manage budget control, monitoring and tracking the capital and operational budget expenditure, and ensuring that the operation actual spends are in-line with the forecasted budget.

Auditor III wanted

Job Appointment & Specifications

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Will be required to undertake basic audit work such as examining vouchers, cashbooks, ledgers and to confirm the propriety and accuracy of the transactions.
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Must be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Senior accounts Clerk salary scale 12 who have completed 3 years and passed at least KATC final and also shown merit in work performance.
  • Candidates with grades (C Plain) KCSE and above or its approved equivalent and in addition in possession of at least section one of C.P.A (1) .

FOSA Manager and Driver wanted

A leading Sacco requires a Fosa Manager and a Driver.

FOSA Manager

Entry Requirements
  • Business degree or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Has served in the grade of FOSA Supervisor or Microfinance Officer or a comparable position with similar responsibilities in a SACCO or in a financial organization for at least three (3) years; and
  • Has shown outstanding professional competence in banking/microfinance or related areas and demonstrated high leadership and administrative capacity.
  • A diploma in Banking or Co-operative Management or its equivalent will be an added advantage.

Entry Requirements
  • Minimum KCSE mean grade D+;
  • Minimum of 4 years driving experience in a recognized institution;
  • Must be a holder of class A,B,C,D,E ;
  • Clean driving licence;
  • Certificate of good conduct;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills; and
  • Good knowledge of Nairobi and its environs.
Apply before 15th April 2011 to:

DN/A 940
P.O. Box 49010-00100,
GPO Nairobi.
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Project Extension Officer

WWF - The Global Conservation Organization, Kenya Country Office (WWF-KCO), is seeking to recruit a Project Extension Officer – Mara River Basin Sustainable Forest and Water Resources Management Project to be based in Narok.

The Project Extension Officer will work on full time basis to ensure that the project outputs and activities in the area of assignment are carried out as laid down in the project documents and are articulated to meet the laid down project objectives. He or she must be willing to be based and travel extensively in the field.

Major duties include:
  • organising local communities into catchment management / conservation groups, strengthening and building their capacities;
  • Mobilizing and supporting members of the Trans-boundary Water Users Forum in developing their constitution and interpreting the relevant acts, ensuring that the forum operates as a legal entity;
  • participate in and support the Project Executant in the design and execution of capacity building for partners through key stakeholders;
  • Identify catchment management and related conservation needs and design and implement sustainable measures to address these needs: Support information gathering, baseline surveys and awareness raising on Payment for Environmental Services and other areas and supporting the establishment of a mechanism for operationalizing the same;
  • Soliciting support and ensuring participation of government departments and other relevant partner agencies to undertake their role and responsibilities in the project.

IU School of Law Dean- Inoorero University

IU wishes to recruit a mature, committed and self driven individual for the position of Dean – School of Law

Overall Purpose of the position:

The Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the School of Law and provides academic leadership of the school through planning, implementation, and directing administrative, educational, and technical activities in the departments within the school, with key responsibilities of budget, human resource, strategic planning, research, publications and grants.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Raise the profile of IU School of Law nationally and internationally through relevant strategic alliances, collaborations and professional activities.
  • Responsible for the formulation of the School of Law’s strategic goals and their implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Develop high quality, innovative, market driven programs for the school in line with IU philosophy and periodically review them.
  • Provide intellectual and academic leadership in the School of Law through high teaching standards, encouraging and supporting research and publications by faculty.
  • Identify grant and research opportunities and develop appropriate proposals to support the School of Law programs in line with IU Grants and Research Policy.
  • Ensure that all IU School of Law programs are digitised and offered on-line.
  • Teach in area of specialisation.
  • Administer and manage the School of Law as a profit centre contributing to the overall financial goals of the university.
  • Responsible for active students’ recruitment to ensure viable student numbers as well as ensure a vibrant student body participating in the school’s development.
  • In liaison with the Human Resources Manager ensure adequate staffing and management of staff performance, development and motivation.
  • Responsible for all development and fundraising activities of the school in line with IU policies.
  • Provide effective leadership and champion teamwork, effective communication and coordination of staff in the School of Law.
  • Represent the School of Law at the IU University Senate and its committees, and play an active role in the University Management Board.
  • Any other duties as maybe assigned from time to time by supervisor.
Educational Qualifications:
  • PhD in relevant field

Technical Director

Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science preferred, with 5 years experience working in IT environment.

7+ years of managerial experience in a comparable role including a broad range of marketing and communication skills.

At least 3 years experience providing technical support.

Expert Knowledge of Microsoft XP, 2000, Windows 7 and Windows Vista configuration and troubleshooting, Windows and Linux network configuration for wired and wireless solutions, VSAT and Internet Radio setup, maintenance and troubleshooting, Linux server administration of DNS, DHCP, backups, Domain administration, Windows server administration of DNS, DHCP, backups, Domain administration Active Directory; DHCP, WINS and DNS; Microsoft Office; SQL 6.5, 7.0, 2000, Etherreal or Wireshark network analysis and troubleshooting, Microsoft Exchange 5.5, 2000, 2007, 2010; MS Visio; PC Anywhere, Network Admin, VOIP, Cisco, Helpdesk, Security, local and LD network services, Data networks, Managed network services (MPLS, IPVPN, MSP, VOIP).

Excellent MS Office skills as well as experience of budgeting, costing, procurement, and managing a preferred client list.

Must be able to travel 50% of the time.

Administrative Assistant

Position involves:
  • General Reception work
  • Preparing Itineraries
  • Assist with - Community Schedule - communicating with field team
  • Assist with Trips Schedules
  • Assist in preparing binders for youth & Bogani
  • General assistant to booking and logistics coordinators
  • Excellent organizational and Interpersonal/oral/written skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and be a team player
  • Demonstration of clear, strategic and critical thinking
  • Excellent Computer skills
  • Diploma in Business Administration or Customer Service or Travel
  • At least 3 years experience in Administration or Customer service.

Sales Representative

Position Required: Sales Representative in the Automotive Industry

Location: Mombasa Road

Key Responsibilities: To be able to write weekly activity reports, Sales forecasts, produce professional proposals, quote on tenders, understand targets or quotas

Key Qualifications: Proven Track record, to have automotive industry knowledge, previous sales experience in the NGO/UN/AID agency marketplace

Personal Attributes: Must be ambitious, well presented, good communication skills in both English and Kiswahili, good written skills, have a high degree of integrity

Salary & Benefits: Ksh80,000 – Car provided

Deadline: 4th April 2011

Part Time Card Design Trainer

Addili for Design is looking for a skillful and creative part time card design and gift wrapping trainer.

Position: Part Time Card Design Trainer
Duties and responsibilities
  • Create a course outline for training.
  • Train in card design and gift wrapping at Addili for design and also at client’s homes.
  • Source for materials for training.
  • Participate fully in activities.
  • Any other duty as appointed.
Person qualifications
  • Have at least 2 years experience in card design and gift wrapping.
  • Be able to fluently communicate their knowledge to trainees in English.
  • Be punctual.
  • Be resourceful and innovative.
  • Be flexible with regard to their availability to our trainees.
  • Be open minded and adaptable.