Friday, December 16, 2011


Nature Kenya, a membership Society founded in 1909 to promote the study and conservation of
nature, seeks to employ a Marketing Coordinator. The Marketing Coordinator will develop and
implement strategies to elevate Nature Kenya’s public image and increase support and resources
from the private sector and individuals.

Key qualifications include:
Formal qualification in a marketing, communications or public relations field;

ability to work strategically and co-ordinate a wide range of marketing activities and stakeholders;

proven experience in marketing partnerships and sponsorships to private sector;

proven technical report writing and communication skills; computer literacy;

and a minimum 2 years experience in a relevant marketing field.

Understanding of finance and ability to assess markets and trends and to determine opportunities for fundraising, as well as a demonstration of commercial sense in interacting within a business environment, is required.


Applications are invited for the following posts:

Applicants should be in possession of KCSE mean grade C and above. Accounting/secretarial
training will be an added advantage. Must be computer literate in Ms Word and Excel.
Applications with detailed CV, names of three referees and relevant copies of certificates and
testimonials should be addressed to the undersigned to be received by 21/12/2011.

The Secretary, Board of Trustees,
Starehe Girls’ Centre,
P.O. Box 6847-00200, NAIROBI.
Tel: 020-2025500/2/3/4

Should be holders of KCSE mean grade C. Be trained in Receptionist duties. Be computer literate
Working experience of 3 years is desirable
Applications with detailed CV, names of three referees and relevant copies of certificates and
testimonials should be addressed to the undersigned to be received by 21/12/2011.

The Secretary, Board of Trustees,
Starehe Girls’ Centre,
P.O. Box 6847-00200, NAIROBI.
Tel: 020-2025500/2/3/4

Be in possession of KCSE mean grade D Plain. Experience in the same job will be an added
Applications with detailed CV, names of three referees and relevant copies of certificates and
testimonials should be addressed to the undersigned to be received by 21/12/2011.

The Secretary, Board of Trustees,
Starehe Girls’ Centre,
P.O. Box 6847-00200, NAIROBI.
Tel: 020-2025500/2/3/4

Be in possession of KCSE mean grade D Plain. Experience in the same job will be an added


Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture / Microfinance

Function: Local Government Officer (two vacancies)

Employer: One Acre Fund

Job Location: Bungoma and Kisii

Commitment: Long Term Career Position

Organization Description

One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, and Burundi that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income.

We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.

We are growing quickly. In five years, we have grown to serve 70,000 farm families with more than 500 full-time field staff.

Job Description

One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; increasing the number of sub-locations, districts, and members we serve in each year.

We are seeking two local government officers to serve as: a first point of contact for local officials; an administrator for reports and meetings; a resource for risks and issues involving local officials. They would begin engaging with local government officials through district meetings and forums (DAC, DDC, and DSHF) in Bungoma and Kisii.

This role would report to the government relations analyst and demonstrate a strong understanding of local government structures, have an interest in agriculture, be prepared to travel regularly in western Kenya, and be an effective communicator. The role requires someone with IT skills, and a diploma or undergraduate degree.

Primary Duties of the Local Government Officer
  • Draft reports for new district introductions and quarterly operations updates, in consultation with FDs
  • Arrange new district introduction meetings and track operations meetings
  • Gather information on the activities of government and other non-state actors at the local level
  • Track risks and issues emanating from local officials that affect 1AF’s operations, and coordinate resolutions
  • Report back to operations staff on local government relations, including risk/issue reporting
  • Draft responses to local officials, in consultation with FDs, following reports on risks/issues
  • Maintain key local government official contacts database and track interactions
  • Provide 1AF field staff training on building relations with local officials
  • Provide updates on local government relations at FD meetings
  • Coordinate 1AF involvement in district shows and arrange field days and DAO functions
  • Manage local government engagement budget
If you have these skills and experiences in these areas, please highlight them on your cover letter and resume.

Career Growth and Development

One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership skills. We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and through regular career reviews. We also have regular one-on-one meetings, where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about.


Republic of Kenya

The Judicial Service Commission

Vacancies in the Judiciary

The Constitution of Kenya focuses on values of integrity, efficiency and effectiveness in work performance, citizen centered and results-focused service delivery.
In fulfillment of its constitutional mandate as provided under article 159 and responding to the high public expectations and demands for improved performance, the Judiciary has developed an Integrated Comprehensive and Institutional Transformation Framework.
This framework will enable the Judiciary to adopt a holistic approach that is built on sector wide collaboration, strategic and technical partnerships and benchmarked on emerging national, regional and global smart practice.
To provide a resource framework, the Judiciary with the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) providing overall policy direction and oversight, has established the following implementation arrangements; The Leadership Committee chaired by the Chief Justice, the Transformation Steering Committee chaired by the Deputy Chief Justice and a Technical Secretariat comprising Internal and External Team of Experts led by the Chief Registrar.

To enhance its capacity to implement this integrated Comprehensive Strategic Framework, the Judiciary wishes to expand its technical human resources by filling the following vacant positions.

Law Clerks to:

1. The Chief Justice (3 posts)

2. The Deputy Chief Justice (3 posts)

3. The Supreme Court Judges (10 posts)

Job Ref: V/NO. 32/2011

Terms of Service: 1 to 3 Year Contract

Station: Nairobi


1. A Law Degree from any recognized university ( a postgraduate degree in law will be an added advantage) with any or a combination of the following specializations:
  • Jurisprudence
  • Comparative Constitutional law
  • International law
  • Human Rights
  • Conflict of laws
  • Law of the Sea
  • Maritime law
  • Commercial law
2. Extensive Legal and Related Research Experience;

3. Proficiency in computer applications;

4. A current practicing certificate for those in private practice;

5. Must not have any pending complaints with the Advocates Complaints Commission the Disciplinary Committee or adverse report from previous employer.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidates will perform the following functions:-
  1. Offer continuous guidance and instruction to the Legal Researcher in the performance of the latter’s duties;
  2. Offer continuous guidance and instruction to the Law Interns of the Supreme Court;
  3. Hold Pre-Hearing Conferences with the Advocates on Record;


DSW - ‘Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung’ is an international development organization based
in Germany with Country offices in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia.
DSWs main goal is to help people free themselves from poverty.

For this purpose we support integrated programs in sexual reproductive health and rights
focusing on youth empowerment, advocacy, and capacity building of local partners.
DSW is looking for an experienced and committed Country Representative leading the
organizational growth of our Kenya Country Office operations based in Nairobi.

Key Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Strategic management and representation
• Ensure that DSW Kenya operates within the national legal framework;
• Represent DSWs interests at senior Government level and with major donors
• Develop relations with national stakeholders who have a strategic fit with DSW

Program Design and Program Cycle Management:
• Ensure all program activities are in line with signed agreements, workplans and budgets
• Guide partners to ensure effective implementation of plans and budgets
• Develop a sustainable funding strategy for programs in conjunction with international
DSW staff.
• Raise funds directly with local and regional donors in country
• Develop project proposals in line with DSWs strategic directions and donor guidelines
• Ensure high quality narrative and financial reporting to donors and DSW Head Office

Organisational Development and Effectiveness
• Responsible for all staff and operations in Kenya
• Ensure effective communication within the country office, with other DSW offices and
• Ensure compliance of expenditure made in the country office against agreed budgets
• Has affinity for financial management
• Support capacity building of local partner organizations

• Degree in Development, International Relations, Management or a relevant area
• Minimum three years of progressive work experience as organizational head
• Proven ability to lead, manage, inspire and motivate staff
• Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
• Excellent oral and written English language skills


Our client, Pathfinder International (Pathfinder), is a global leader in reproductive healthcare.
For more than fifty years Pathfinder has been focusing on ensuring that vulnerable groups of
people have the right and opportunity to live a healthy reproductive life.
Pathfinder is seeking to recruit a high calibre, results oriented, experienced and highly skilled
professional for the position of Finance Management Advisor.

The role
Reporting to the Deputy Project Director, the ideal candidate will be responsible for effective and
efficient management of the Finance, Administration and Information Technology (IT) functions for the APHIAplus Coast project.

Based in Mombasa, the individual will oversee the management of financial resources for the
project in line with donor guidelines and regulations, and ensure effective and efficient provision
of administrative and IT support services for all project activities in the Coast region.

The person
The ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate business degree, professional accounting
certification, and at least seven (7) years financial management experience in a leading

The candidate must have a demonstrable track record of integrity, effective grant management
and at least three (3) years experience in management of USAID funded projects.

The offer
If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please write in confidence quoting the
position title and reference number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Friday,
December 30th 2011.


A successful manufacturer covering the East African Region, seeks to fill the position of Factory

Roles duties and expertise required are as below:

Main Purpose of Job
Manage the operational aspects of the factory comprising multiple production processes and
ancillary operations to ensure that customer delivery and quality expectations are adequately
met and wherever possible exceeded through the maximization and continuous improvement of
systems, labour, machinery and efficient utilization of materials.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Lead a multifunctional team comprising of production, quality, safety, maintenance and
logistics ensuring that roles and responsibilities are understood and managed in relation to
the operation and Greif's core activities.
• Demonstrate knowledge and support of Greif s mission and values.
• Communicate the goals and objectives of the organization effectively.
• Establish consistency in the application of operating standards and awareness/compliance
with safety, health and environmental legislation.
• Ensure OSH Act compliance for the facility with particular emphasis on the use of PPE by
all employees and that appropriate guarding and safety mechanisms are in place and
working through the promotion of good safety practices and habits.
• Continuously improve the operation's performance through the application of lean
manufacturing concepts, techniques and processes as outlined in the Greif Business System.
• Develop group skills in Operational Excellence through effective training and coaching.


Save the Children UK is the world’s leading independent child rights organization.
We’re outraged that millions of children are still denied proper healthcare, food, education and
protection and we’re determined to change this.

1 position based in Nairobi with field travel.
One year contract with possibility of extension if additional funding is secured
The Nutrition Advisor will be responsible for ensuring all nutrition programming is of excellent
technical quality; fundraising through attracting significant donor funding; contributes significantly
to national/global learning, advocacy and programme development.
The post holder is expected to provide technical advice and support to project staff to ensure
programming objectives are successfully achieved.
He/she shall also contribute to the development and implementation of the Newborn and Child
Survival Strategy.

• A Nutrition professional with a Masters degree in nutrition or equivalent.
• Significant professional experience of working at a senior advisory level in nutrition for
international NGOs or the private sector in Kenya.
• Excellent understanding of the nutrition sector within the Kenyan context, particularly
maternal, newborn and child nutrition issues.
• Proven representation and advocacy skills.
• Strong commitment to capacity building of national staff and partners with willingness to
adopt a participatory and consultative approach.
• Strong report writing skills, including experience in writing funding proposals and donor
• Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and
effectively at all levels, taking into account cultural and language difficulties.
• Experience in emergency nutrition work.
• Experience in promoting and mainstreaming Child Rights based programming in nutrition
programme design, implementation and evaluation.