Friday, October 28, 2011


ClimateCare is one of the oldest and most respected organizations in the carbon
market with offices in Oxford, UK and Nairobi.
ClimateCare seeks to recruit a Carbon Project Developer to work in the fast growing
Carbon, Climate and Development Finance space.
The position is based in Nairobi office and the person will report to the Technical

Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be required to apply technical skills in developing a
wide variety of project types for the CDM and Voluntary carbon markets through:
• Identification of project opportunities and liaison with partners
• Developing PDDs for emission reduction projects
• Developing expertise in distributed projects to change markets in cooking &
clean water
• Working with partners to design and implement monitoring systems for
carbon projects
• Taking responsibility for the commercial relationships
• Keeping colleagues up to date with relevant changes in guidance from the
standards bodies.

Lund University Global Scholarships

About the Lund University Global Scholarship programme

The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is targeted at top academic students from countries outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland).
Scholarships cover 25%, 50%, 75% or 100% of the tuition fees. The scholarship value is deducted from the tuition fees of the programme or free-standing course for which you are awarded a scholarship. Please note that the Lund University Global Scholarships do not cover living costs.

Who is eligible?

Citizens of countries outside the European Union/European Economic Area (and Switzerland) who have applied for Bachelor’s or Master’s level studies at Lund University for a minimum of one semester of study (the equivalent of 30 ECTS full-time study) and who are required to pay tuition fees.  
This scholarship programme is not open for students from the following 12 countries: Bangladesh, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Students from these countries should apply for the Swedish Institute Study Scholarship.
Please note that currently this scholarship programme is not open to students who have already started the programme or course for which they would like a scholarship to help cover tuition fees. Please instead refer to information on the scholarships for current students webpage.

When and how to apply  


DEADLINE TO APPLY: 4th November 2011
START DATE: 1st January 2012
LOCATION: BUSIA with possibility of relocating to Kakamega/ Bungoma
Innovations for Poverty Action is a nonprofit Organization in Kenya that innovates
and evaluates approaches to solving development problems, and disseminates
information about what works and what does not to policy makers, practitioners,
social entrepreneurs and donors around the world.
The Job
We are looking for a Book Keeper to fill a position that has arisen in our – Busia
Key responsibilities include:
• Keep records of all financial transactions within the organization in an orderly
• Create and follow a filing system that is simple and easy to retrieve files.
• Post details of the daily transactions to the existing accounting software in this
case Quick Books.
• Prepare check request forms in readiness for payments as soon as the
invoices are received from suppliers and also make cash payments as per the
financial policy of IPAK.
• Arrange and prepare weekly wage payments.
• Prepare & compute withholding taxes and other statutory deductions in
accordance to the Law.
• From time to time prepare periodical financial reports as requested by the
head office.

The Candidate Profile:
• At least CPA Part I or its equivalent.
• Excellent command of accounting principles.
• Process thinker with excellent analytical skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
• Well-developed skills in MS-Excel, MS-Word required, accounting package
will be an added advantage
• Ability to work under pressure and under minimum supervision
• Ability to meet strict deadlines
• Confidential and self disciplined

To apply:
Please send a cover letter and detailed CV, 3 references, daytime phone number(s),
and email address. Your CV should include your scores or grades and other
measures of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work
Applications can be submitted to any of our branch offices, or by email to jobskenya@, or by post office using
P.O Box 373,
Busia area code
50400 Kenya.
If you submit by email, please ensure that the subject line reads: “BOOK
KEEPER.”REF NO: FK-BK-2011-10-02
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the
work being performed by the Book keeper. The statements are not intended to be
an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management
reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational
needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment
from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed
above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the
organization. Please direct questions to

DEADLINE TO APPLY: 4th November 2011
START DATE: 1st January 2012


BethanyKids – Bringing healing and hope to children with disabilities in Africa

BethanyKids is looking to fill the positions of an OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
BethanyKids is also known as Bethany Relief and Rehabilitation International (BRRI). BRRI is a compassionate
evangelical medical mission committed to improving the physical and spiritual health of disabled children and their
families in developing countries by providing services for rehabilitation and treatment, prevention of disease and
disability, health education and training. BRRI has a well established project in Kijabe known as Bethany Kids at Kijabe
Hospital. And is currently in partnership with the S.A. Joytown Special Primary School in Thika
Location of Position: S.A. Joytown Primary School Thika

Desired skills and Attributes
1. A born again Christian
2. Leadership skills – Ability to inspire, give hope.
3. Self driven individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills – ability to express yourself
confidently and clearly
4. Love for children with disability
5. Appreciation and agreement with the BRRI vision

Qualifications and Experience
1. Training in Rehabilitation, occupational therapy.
2. Hold at least a college diploma or its equivalent in occupational Therapy.
3. At least one year’s experience in a relevant position.
4. Shown merit and ability in work performance.
5. Excellent reporting skills.
6. Be duly registered with KOTA.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Offer occupational therapy to children at Joytown Primary school and other BK projects.
2. Implementing BRRI’S strategic plans on therapy and decisions of the board.
3. Liaise with the BethanyKids staff to set direction, report developments in therapy and monitor progress in


UNOPS helps its partners in the United Nations system meet the world’s needs for building peace,
recovering from disaster, and creating sustainable development. UNOPS is known for its ability to
implement complex projects in all types of environments around the globe. In an effort to promote
organizational excellence, UNOPS seeks highly qualified individuals for the following position:

Vacancy Details
Vacancy Code UNOPS/2011/AFO/KEOC/Interns/02
Post Title Programme Support Unit Assistant - unpaid Intern
Org Unit Kenya Operations Centre
Duty Station Nairobi, Kenya
Duration Up to six months
Closing Date 31st October 2011

Benefits of working at UNOPS
“UNOPS plays a critical role in providing management services for our life-saving, peacebuilding,
humanitarian and development operations. I have seen many examples of how these activities help
suffering people in troubled parts of the world. UNOPS is setting countries on course to a more stable
future by helping them to build roads, schools and clinics, to remove landmines, to prepare for
democratic elections and much else besides.”
Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary General 25 May 2009
UNOPS personnel work in a constantly challenging, dynamic and exciting environment. UNOPS employs
almost 6,000 personnel annually and on behalf of its partners creates thousands more work opportunities
in local communities. With its headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark, a network of five regional offices
and a further 20 operations and project centre’s, UNOPS oversees activities in more than 60 countries.
UNOPS employs both staff members and contractors. United Nations contracts offer an attractive
remuneration package with competitive pay and benefits. The salary is based on the current market rate
for similar roles in comparable organizations and locations.
Depending on the contract offered, benefits may include some of the following: tax exempt salary,
medical insurance plan (including life insurance and disability benefits), sick leave, paid
maternity/paternity leave, rental subsidy, dependency allowances, education grant, travel and shipping
expenses, hardship allowance, rest and recuperation break, holidays and leave and a retirement
A progressive work life harmonization policy is offered for all personnel, including flexible working options
such as flexi-time, a compressed work schedule and telecommuting.
For more information on working at UNOPS please see here:
For information about all aspect of UNOPS, please see here:

Responsibilities of the Role:

The intern will work within the Programme Support Unit under the direct, overall supervision of the
Programme Support Manager.
Specific intern responsibilities: