Monday, April 11, 2011


Head of Sales and Marketing at East African Portland Cement Company in Athi River
East African Portland Cement Company Limited (EAPCC)
is a leading cement manufacturer, situated in Athi-River and pioneered
the manufacture of cement in East Africa in 1933. The company has grown
over the years and now produces about 1.3 million tons of cement per
annum. The cement manufactured by EAPCC is
sold under the brand name Blue Triangle and has been instrumental in the
regions social-economic development as virtually all spheres of
development have benefited from the use of Blue Triangle Cement.

We are seeking to recruit a dynamic, qualified and results oriented
professional of high integrity to fill the following position.

Book Publishing Company Kiswahili / Humanities Editor and Sales Representatives

A fast-growing educational book publishing company wants to strengthen its products and
services through the following new positions:

Kiswahili / Humanities Editor

Are you a versatile, innovative and highly critical professional with at
least a B.Ed, Upper Second Class, degree in Kiswahili and any Humanities
subject Then you are the person we are seeking to connect with.
Teaching, editing and/or writing experiences will be a competitive edge.

The ability to employ the sixth common sense, coupled with an intrinsic motivation to excel is paramount.

Finance Manager

A large integrated agricultural company invites applications for the post of
Finance Manager.

The primary purpose of this position is to take full responsibility for
financial management systems at the company's farm in Timau, and provide
support to the Managing Director.

Consultant Data analyst

Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) is a national NGO based
in Kisumu and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC), the Bernard van Leer Foundation, among others.

Its principal mandate is to design, implement and evaluate research and
intervention programs that improve the health status of individuals and
local communities.

We are looking for qualified and experienced personnel to fill the position
of Data Analyst to be based in Kisumu, Nyanza Province.

Plant Environment Coordinator-Bamburi

Bamburi is part of the Lafarge Group, the world leader in building
materials. With the world's leading building materials research facility,
Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities, working for
sustainable construction & architectural creativity.

In East Africa, Lafarge is the majority shareholder in Bamburi Cement, Hima
Cement, Bamburi Special Products and Lafarge Eco Systems.

We are looking to employ a dedicated & ambitious Plant Environment
Coordinator to join our Projects & Environment team in our Mombasa Plant.

Reporting to the Projects & Environment Manager, the successful candidate
will be responsible for finding & implementing engineering solutions & best
practices in solving environmental issues, enforcing environmental
programmes in line with Lafarge and East Africa policies while complying
with the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) standards and

He will be a key link person between the plant & our stakeholders & will be
responsible for all aspects of environmental management initiatives,
communication and stakeholder relationship.

Investment Dealer-Stanbic Bank

Stanbic Investment Management Services (E.A) Ltd. is the leading Fund
Manager across the East African region.

We are currently managing over Kes 130 Billion of client assets across all
major asset classes and jurisdictions.

We are looking for an Investment Dealer to be based in Nairobi, to join the
company's East African investment team.

Key Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of this role is to facilitate implementation of
the house investment actions and strategy through:

- Timely execution of all investment actions and strategies
- Gather and disseminate relevant economic and investment markets
information to the portfolio management team
- Manage and maintain professional and cordial relations with all our
investment counter parties
- Update the in-house investment management system with all executed
investment actions
- Provide a functional link between the investment team and the
operations team
- Solicit of attractive investment deals for review by the portfolio
management team


- Must possess a Bachelor's Degree preferably in a business related
course with a bias towards Finance, Commerce, Economics, Math, Actuarial
science or any other analytical discipline

Program Associate UNDP KENYAN JOB

UNDP Kenya would like to recruit a Programme Associate (G6) for its
Democratic Governance Unit.


Under the overall guidance of the Team Leader (Democratic Governance Unit),
the Programme Associate will ensure effective delivery of the country office
governance portfolio by entering and managing data and supporting programme
implementation consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.

The Programme Associate will work in close collaboration with the
operations, programme and projects' staff in the Country Office and UNDP
Head Quarters as required for resolving complex finance-related issues and
exchange of information.


- University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics,
Political Sciences and Social Sciences or other related fields.

Rose Farm Director

Lafto Roses is one of the leading Ethiopian producers of high quality Roses.
We produce a complete basket of Intermediate and Hybrid Tee Roses,
cultivated on substrate on a 17 ha. farm near Addis Ababa.

We are proud to cooperate as a member of the Ethiopian Code of Practices,
than we pay great attention to the welfare of our workers.

Lafto Roses have a performance-oriented career culture. Professionalism,
innovation, initiative, leadership and collaboration are our performance
parameters. We expect all employees to practice trust and integrity in all

Current Opportunity: Farm Director - Manager

Job description: You will manage the local team of technical staff, report
directly to the General & Project Manager. You are responsible for the
continuity, reliability and technical state of the location and its
technical facilities.

Senior Technical Advisor for Family Planning and Reproductive Health (FP/RH)

Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, is an international NGO
supporting health programs to improve the health of women and their

Jhpiego is currently recruiting for a Senior Technical Advisor for Family
Planning and Reproductive Health (FP/RH), with excellent technical knowledge
and skills, dedicated and highly motivated. This position is based in Juba,
Southern Sudan.

The Senior Technical Advisor for Family Planning and Reproductive Health
(FP/ RH) will support overall efforts of the Government of Sudan's Ministry
of Health to achieve its strategic objectives of reducing maternal mortality
and morbidity, and reducing neonatal and under-five

Loans Officer

We are a fast growing SACCO providing innovative financial services to our

We are looking for an energetic and proactive Loans Officer to support full
implementation of the Credit Policy.

Key Responsibilities

- Manage end to end credit process.
- Manage the Loans portfolio to ensure nil loans delinquency.
- Maintain custody of all loans information and supporting documents in a
secure complete, orderly and accessible manner.
- Make loan decisions in a timely fashion to meet member needs.
- Maintain accurate members' statements.
- Play a key role in business development and direct customer
relationship management for the SACCO.
- Coordinate and assign roles and tasks to assisting officers.

Jobs with NDI

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) is an International Nonprofit,
Nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic
institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and
accountability in government.

NDIs programs in Kenya are funded by USAID and the Norwegian Ministry of
Foreign Affairs

NDI is seeking applications for several vacant positions for Senior Program
Officers, Program Officers and Program Assistants for the Kenya program and
the Regional support team.

Applicants must demonstrate a minimum of 5 years' experience in one of the
following areas:

- Civil society: maintaining relationships and communication with civil
society partners implementing election support activities. Previous
experience either within a civil society organization or managing a civil
society program in the field of democracy, governance or the electoral
process is strongly preferred.
- Political parties: supporting a wide range of program activities
assisting political parties. Previous experience in the field of
democracy/governance is required. Previous experience working on programs
relevant to the development of political parties in Kenya would be an

NDI is seeking graduates, preferably in Law, Political
Science or International Relations plus relevant experience.

Research Associate

The Aga Khan University invites applications from suitably qualified
individuals for the following position:

Research Associate

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences, East Africa is seeking to recruit a
Research Associate who will plan, coordinate and contribute towards all
activities in a research project, to assess weather and climate information
needs of small scale farming and fishing communities in the Lake Victoria

Director of Technical Services

JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc., (JSI), a Boston-based public
health management firm dedicated to providing high quality technical and
managerial assistance to public health programs, is currently recruiting for
a potential Director of Technical Services for a program funded by USAID to
strengthen the role of civil society to meet the health needs and social
well being of Kenyans.

JSI is developing a proposal to submit to USAID to support its FANIKISHA
Institutional Strengthening Project. If awarded to JSI this project will be
five-year effort, scheduled to begin in August 2011.

The objective will be to strengthen technical competence and organizational
capacity of national civil society organizations and/or networks and to
develop and implement models to expand health service delivery in
hard-to-reach areas.

Director for Strategic Information (DSI) Services

JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc., (JSI), a Boston-based public
health management firm dedicated to providing high quality technical and
managerial assistance to public health programs, is currently recruiting for
a potential Director for Strategic Information (DSI) Services for a program
funded by USAID to strengthen the role of civil society to meet the health
needs and social well being of Kenyans.

JSI is developing a proposal to submit to USAID to support its FANIKISHA
Institutional Strengthening Project. If awarded to JSI this project will be
five-year effort, scheduled to begin in August 2011.

The objective will be to strengthen technical competence and organizational
capacity of national NGOs and/or networks and to develop and implement
models to expand HIV/AIDS service delivery in hard-to-reach areas.

Job summary:

The DSI is a full-time position based in Nairobi The DSI's primary
responsibilities are to organize and coordinate data collection and
analysis, and interpret, and report on project results to stakeholders at
all levels of the FANIKISHA Program and to build the capacity of CS partners
to collect, analyze and use M&PE data for program decision making.

SI activities will be designed to enable program managers in the field to
identify problems and their causes, to measure results, and to improve
overall program performance.

SI and communications activities will assess and report on project outputs
and life-of-program effects and results, providing USAID and the Kenya
government with a record of progress, effectiveness and lessons learned. The
DSI reports to the Chief of Party.

Procurement and Logistics Officer

Supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
(CGIAR), CIAT-TSBF is a non-profit organization that conducts socially and
environmentally progressive research aimed at reducing hunger and poverty
and preserving natural resources in developing countries.

The Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Institute of CIAT-TSBF operates as
an integral part of the CIAT-TSBF research program and is hosted by the
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in Nairobi, Kenya.

The goal of CIAT-TSBF is to contribute to human welfare and environmental
conservation in the tropics by developing adoptable and suitable soil
management practices that integrate the biological, chemical and
socioeconomic processes that regulate soil fertility and optimize the use of
organic and inorganic resources.

About the position

The Procurement and Logistics Officer has the primary responsibility to
ensure the acquisition, supply/delivery, storage and disposal of goods and
services, and logistics operations at optimum cost-effective levels and at
the same time in an expeditious and efficient manner.

The Procurement and Logistics Officer works very closely with the C1AT HQ
procurement office in ensuring that set policies and procedures are adhered
to and with the finance office in ensuring availability of funds to execute

The position is based in Nairobi and reports to the Head of Corporate
Services for Africa.
Duties and Responsibilities

- To provide guidance and advice to staff on policy issues related to
procurement, logistics and contract issues
- To implement internal controls and procedures designed to ensure strict
compliance with the CIAT procurement manual for Africa and in conformity
with donor guidelines and requirements
- Ensure that each CIAT office in Africa has an up to date vendor listing
for the supply of goods and services and constantly research to broaden and
ensure a vendor base which is not only reliable but of high quality and
competitively priced
- To analyze and evaluate information regarding vendor's performance with
regard to quality, prices, delivery and procurement performance in respect
of CIAT requirements.
- To develop a procurement plan in collaboration with the different
project leaders, project administrators and unit heads
- Seek bi-annual approval from the Senior Management Team for current
vendor listing
- Organize and prioritize purchases according to the nature of the
request (Urgent, small items, international purchases, services etc) and
assign appropriately for action
- Follow-up on all outstanding orders, advice consignee of impending
deliveries and liaise with the Finance Unit to ensure all outstanding orders
are included as commitments in respective budgets
- Ensure that all goods ordered and received from overseas have adequate
documentation (airway bills, bill of lading, commercial invoice, insurance
certificates and any other relevant documents)
- Ensure material handling procedures and permits are in place to enable
transportation of agricultural inputs and chemicals across the CIAT offices
in Africa and Latin America
- To initiates and handle all insurance claims against the carrier or
otherwise for purchases damaged or lost, and the processing of all related
documents until final settlement.
- To manage the assets disposal process ensuring that all duties due to
the Government are paid before disposal.
- Ensure all CIAT assets are placed on the standard CIAT inventory
template and disseminate inventory of items awaiting shipment to
sub-regional offices within Africa
- To prepare logistics and support plans, budget requirements for
existing, planned or new operations
- To manage logistics operations, including, vehicles, material and
personnel and ensure efficient and timely delivery of items to the field
- To prepare weekly and monthly procurement, personnel, vehicle and
material movements and other operational logistic issues status reports for
submission to Head of Corporate Services for Africa
- Any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Corporate Services
for Africa

Criteria for Success

- Must be able to work independently with little supervision, but also
lead and participate as a team member in accomplishment of duties.
- Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and good
- Demonstrate high level of integrity
- Strong attention to detail and maintaining a timely and efficient work
- A strong service orientation
- Commitment to CIAT's mission and core values


- Degree in a relevant subject with proven procurement and logistics
skills or equivalent work experience
- At least (5) years of relevant work experience in a busy procurement
and logistics department, preferably an international organization
- Understanding of various donors requirements preferably with experience
of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation funded projects, USAID and World Bank
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Ability to work under pressure
- Ability with figures and experience with budgets and expenditure
- High level of computer skills, including excellent knowledge of
Microsoft Office applications and ERP systems

Terms of offer

ICRAF/CIAT-TSBF is an equal opportunity employer and offers a collegia! and
gender-sensitive working environment.

The position is on local terms and will be for an initial period of two (2)
years, renewable subject to six (6) months probation period, assessment of
performance, and availability of resources.

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability
for the above position against the listed qualifications, competencies,
skills together with a detailed curriculum vitae, including names and
addresses of three referees.

All correspondence should be addressed to the

Human Resources Unit,
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF),
P.O. Box 30677-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya

OR via email:

Applications will be considered until 22nd April 2011 and should indicate
"Application for Procurement and Logistics Officer- CIAT-TSBF" on their
application letters and email submissions.

Only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be

Chief of Party-The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is an
internationally-recognized leader in strengthening systems and programs for
the improved delivery of health services.

In Kenya, EPGAF works with international donors, national stakeholders, and
non-governmental organizations to build local capacity to deliver high
quality health services to populations most in need.

EGPAF seeks a Chief of Party (COP) for an anticipated USAID-funded project
to strengthen Kenyan CSOs working in the health sector.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya, with extensive travel to regional project sites.

Duties of the Position:

The COP will provide management, programmatic, and technical leadership for
project implementation. The COP will be responsible for the overall
strategic and programmatic direction of the project, including financial,
administrative, operational support, and management.

The COP will report to EGPAF's Country Director for Kenya, and will be
responsible for the oversight of project activities driving the delivery of
results for the donor.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

- Guide overall project strategy and implementation for institutional
strengthening of CSOs served by the donor's project.
- Oversee programmatic approaches related to NGO leadership, management
and governance; institutional strengthening and capacity development; and
grants management.
- Manage the project budget in accordance with EGPAF policies and
procedures and donor requirements.
- Effectively supervise the project office and staff.
- Provide oversight for all project operations and reporting, ensuring
compliance with donor regulations as well as national law.
- Ensure the preparation of annual work plans and reports, including
timely submission of project deliverables to the donor.
- Monitor and evaluate project activities and progress, and report on
them to the EGPAF Country Director, EGPAF/Washington, and to the donor.
- Collaborate with other related USG-supported projects working in the
health sector in Kenya, to ensure coordinated approaches and to avoid
- Document and share project best practices in collaboration with the MOH
and local and international partners.

Essential Skills and Experience:

- MPH, MD, MBA, or similar degree/education level.
- Experience managing large donor-funded projects, delivering results
against a complex set of programmatic activities.
- At least five years successful experience managing US government grants
or cooperative agreements.
- Demonstrated experience in managing a team of professional project
- Experience managing activities related to organizational development of
NGOs and CSOs, including leadership, governance, financial management, and
tools for institutional strengthening.
- Fluency in English.

Candidates: Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to by Friday April 15, 2011

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an Equal Opportunity

Security Officer and Security Guards

Van Den Berg Kenya Limited is a Rose Flower Growing farm located on Moi
South Lake Road in Naivasha. We pride ourselves in quality of our personnel
and productivity.

We seek to fill the following vacancies in our security department and
invite qualified and dedicated applicants

Assistant Security Officer
1 Position

Assisting the Security Officer, the Assistant Security Officer will be
responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating safety
and security procedures.

He will act as focal point for safety coordination and information sharing
between the relevant actors within the area of operation.

Key Accountabilities

- Assists in writing and developing policies and procedures for the
security department
- Scheduling of departmental employees, coaching, training and
- Establishing good communication- and goodwill with the local police,
informal leaders and relevant members of the local community
- Manage the implementation of departmental standards
- Ensure that all security personnel as well as the company's employees
are adhering to security procedures and regulations Co-ordinate with the
local investigators in crime and accident handling and investigations
- Assist the Security Officer in rolling out security plans for the farm
- Periodically inspect and ensure servicing of firefighting equipment.
- Manage and inspect the log entry and exit of personnel, materials,
vehicles etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

- At least KCSE mean grade C+ or equivalent
- Appropriate training in security work with either Kenya police or Armed
Forces desired
- Four years experience in all areas of security operations including
investigation, report writing and presentation, physical security, personal
protection, strategic and operational planning, fire prevention and
suppression and methods of instructions or related area.
- Proficiency in English and Kiswahili
- Knowledge of security communication equipment, first aid and fire
fighting skills are desirable