Thursday, January 5, 2012


The National AIDS and STI Control Programme (NASCOP), seeks to recruit the following position funded by USAID/ Kenya, through Capacity Kenya Project.
The position will be based at the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA) offices in Nairobi.
The programme is mandated by the Ministry of Health to lead the health sector response to the
H1V/AIDS pandemic and provide the necessary institutional policy framework and technical oversight on all aspects in spearheading the fight against HIV/AIDS and STI.

Ref LSO/NASCOP/12/2011
Under the overall guidance of the Program Manager Laboratory Support Unit and appropriate technical working groups, the Laboratory Supplies Officer will be responsible for developing a framework to monitor the quality of commodities as well as needs from the field as per USAID requirements aimed at improved essential laboratory commodity supply chain.
S/he will support and strengthen logistics management information systems (LMIS), streamlining the distribution systems, supply chain operation, and enhancing forecasting and procurement planning for lab supplies/commodities as per the demands of the HIV/AIDS program activities, towards enabling NASCOP to discharge its mandate.

Key Responsibilities
• Provide overall coordination and support of the laboratory supply logistics system to ensure it
follows a standard inventory control system for prompt stock reordering.
• Prepare laboratory commodities stock status report for sharing in order to ensure a continuously
full pipeline and support regular re-supply of laboratory commodities to health care facilities.
• Perform data review (FCDRR) sent to LMU for quality to ensure computerized logistics
management information system (LMIS) for laboratory supplies informs appropriate logistics
• Conduct follow up of facilities expected to report on utilization of laboratory supplies and provide supervision support to the facilities that are inconsistent in reporting to determine reorder quantity and to provide feedback to all active facilities.
• Monitor commodities (Lab) pipelines to determine stock levels for shipment, stock levels at
central medical store and stock levels at facility.
• Monitor stock closely, especially at central level to avoid expiries through enforcement of first
expiry, first out (FEFO) guidelines.
• Ensure timely distribution of lab commodities and reporting tools to user facilities and provide
supportive supervision to facilities with discrepancies.
• Manage laboratory supplies inventory in a way that serves the timely needs of facilities and
reduces stock out through participation in activities that ensure facilities do not have stock outs or monitor stock-out alert report to avoid stock outs.
• Assist in ensuring inventory accuracy through improved stock management systems to avoid
stock outs


Department/ Office: United Nations Office at Nairobi
Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 15 December 2011-14 January 2012
Job Opening number: 11-IMA-UN OFFICE AT NAIROBI-22045-R-NAIROBI (O)

Org. Setting and Reporting
The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is the UN headquarters in Africa and the representative office of the Secretary-General. UNON supports programme implementation of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) globally, as well as other UN office in Kenya, by providing administrative, conference and information services (
This post is located in the Staff Administration Section (SAS) within the Human Resources Management Service (HRMS) in the Division of Administrative Services, UNON.

Under the general supervision of the Chief, SAS and the Supervisor, Records Management Unit (RMU),the incumbent's responsibilities will be as follows:

Management and maintenance of staff members’ official status files:
• Providing standard and Archives and Records Management Section-specific applications support and applications;
• Editing RMU and SAS web page contents, ensuring correct information is posted;
• Conducting end-user training relating to Staff Administration electronic records keeping system,
i.e. Staff critical documents system and UN Archive and Records Management’s electronic record
keeping system;
• Maintaining the Section’s paper-base and electronic central file system by creating new folders,
applying disposition instructions and tracking file circulation;
• Opening and closing of official status files;
• Receiving new incoming correspondence and updating the staff members’ official status files with the same;
• Overseeing internal records retrieval, loaning through developed and maintained electronic
records loaning system in e-room;
• Reviewing official status files for purposes of weeding the in-active files, which should be
transferred to the archives;
• Creating and maintaining official status files inventory for easy retrieval and reference purposes;
• Providing relevant technical support of information services.

Updating of staff members’ critical documents in the database:
Receiving staff members’ critical documents from Human Resources Assistants, sorting them accordingly and uploading them in the database;

Storage and maintenance of archived files:
• Ensuring that files in the archives are stored and maintained according to professional archiving
methods and practices for easy access and retrieval;
• Retrieving and availing files to clients upon request;
• Filing incoming correspondence;
• Labelling of the archive shelves;
• Supporting disposition operations on transfer procedures and documentation; analyzing retention schedules and precedents in support of dispositions decisions;
Performing other related duties as may be assigned.

Knowledge of electronic record keeping and relevant information systems and networks. Ability to
undertake research, maintain records in a systematic fashion and to retrieve necessary materials with maximum speed and accuracy. Demonstrated ability to apply good judgement in the context of assignments given; shows pride in work and in achievements; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges.


Job #: 112404
Title: Senior /Principal Investment Officer - Telecom, Media and Technology
Job Stream: Investment
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Close Date: 15-Jan-2012

Background / General description:
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank Group, is one of the leading investors and lenders in emerging markets. The mission of IFC is to promote sustainable private sector investment in developing countries, helping to reduce poverty and improve people's lives. IFC finances private sector investments in the developing world, mobilizes capital in the international financial markets, helps clients improve social and environmental sustainability, and provides technical assistance and advice to governments and businesses. IFC s African Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) group invests in private sector businesses in various TMT sub-sectors across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). We have a track record of successful investments in mobile telephony companies,submarine cables, V-sat operators, shared infrastructure projects such as broadband networks, towers and data centers and IT-enabled Services companies. We provide project financing, private equity and venture capital for TMT companies in SSA. We are unique for our regional and global prospective on the TMT space, our long-term approach to investments, our ability to leverage the resources of the entire World Bank Group, as well as our commitment to maximizing the value of our portfolio companies through sustained assistance. To expand our venture/ growth capital investments in SSA, IFC seeks an experienced investment professional, to be based in Nairobi, Kenya, with the following requirements:
Duties and Accountabilities:
The responsibilities of the Senior/Principal Investment Officer include but are not limited to:
• Promote IFC s investments in the TMT sector in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), primarily focused on
venture capital and private equity.
• Build a strong pipeline of potential investee companies and work both with IFC s global TMT
investment team to appraise, structure, and negotiate transactions.
• Build and maintain a network of co-investors – both sector focused and regionally focused
venture and private equity funds that would participate alongside IFC in its TMT sector
• Establish and maintain relationships with relevant local investors and TMT industry operators in
SSA. Assist IFC s global TMT investment team to establish and maintain relationships with
relevant global strategic investors active in SSA.
• As needed, work on transactions for later stage TMT companies, applying IFC s full range of
financial instruments, including senior and mezzanine loans and quasi-equity.
• Manage IFC s African TMT portfolio companies. Represent IFC as a shareholder and support
investee companies growth plans using industry network and sector experience. Identify potential
exit opportunities and execute or oversee the structuring and negotiations of exit transactions.
• Establish investment strategies for various TMT sub-sectors, including identifying how changes in the industry, local economies and regulatory frameworks will open up opportunities for investment in such sub-sectors in various SSA countries. Identify how IFC could assist private sector participants to enter these new markets.
• Develop new initiatives for investments in the TMT sector in SSA. Identify how to use the Work
Bank Group s expertise and assets to accelerate development of the sector.
• Work closely with IFC s SSA regional departments to deliver IFC s investment targets and
development impact.

Selection Criteria:
• At least 8-12 years of telecom/media/technology experience, preferably venture capital, private
equity or investment banking.
• Advanced degree required. An MBA from a leading international education institution is preferred.
• Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) investment experience.
• Experience in leading negotiations and structuring complex equity transactions.
• Existing and relevant network amongst SSA focused venture capitalists, private equity funds,
investment advisors and strategic investors.
• Experience in portfolio management, including facilitation of exits. Having prior experience as an
investee company board director is a positive.
• Successful candidates should have the ability to oversee small, multi-country teams, to actively
drive multiple projects and to mentor junior staff.
• Excellent financial and analytical skills.
• Written and spoken language fluency in English essential; native writing and speaking capabilities in French an added advantage.
To apply, please copy the link below as your web address:


Job #: 112451
Title: Associate Operations Officer - Portfolio Support
Job Stream: Technical Assistance & Advisory Services
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Close Date: 12-Jan-2012

Background / General description:
Improving the investment climate in Africa is one of three core priorities of the IFC/World Bank Group strategy in Sub-Saharan Africa. IFC manages the Investment Climate Advisory Services of the World Bank Group, which comprise staff based in the regional hub offices of Nairobi, Dakar and Johannesburg and across the continent, who work with a team of product specialists in Washington, DC and Istanbul.
The Investment Climate Advisory Services have been supporting Sub-Saharan African countries to design and implement investment climate reform programs for nearly a decade, and have scaled up their efforts significantly in recent years. The programs assist client countries to implement a range of investment climate reforms, including economy-wide reforms of aspects of business regulation,
supporting international trade and investment, regional integration as well as addressing obstacles to private sector investment in leading industries, such as agribusiness, infrastructure, tourism and health.
The team s objective is to support African countries efforts to create a positive investment climate to increase their competitiveness and private sector investment. The Investment Climate Advisory Services are looking to fill a staff position as Associate Operations Officer to be located in Nairobi. The Officer is expected to work in close coordination with the World Bank and IFC's Senior Investment Officer in the country, and with the investment climate team staff in Nairobi, Johannesburg, Dakar, Washington and Istanbul. S/he is also expected to participate in and contribute to the Investment Climate Advisory Services support to regional investment climate reforms.

Duties and Accountabilities:
The candidate will support the Project Leaders (PL) in the development and management of their
projects, with a focus on the management of the on-line documentation and results measurement
elements of the projects. S/he will work in support of Advisory Services Operational Portal- ASOP
procedures, Portfolio and Results Management.


Sales Executive Vacancy 

1.Prepare action plans, schedules, identify specific targets and project the number of contacts to be made:-
  • Develop territorial plans and account plans
  • Come up with activities that you will perform to achieve target on a monthly basis
  • Breakdown to daily activities that you will perform
  • Check and amend the plan regularly
2. Participate in organized sales event
3. Present and sell company products and services to current and potential clients.
 • Make sales calls to new and existing clients
 • Respond to sales inquiries and concerns by phone, electronically or in person
 • Develop and make presentations of company services to current and potential clients
 • Present sales contracts
 • Negotiate with clients
4. Monitor competitors, market conditions and product development
5. Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity.
6. Establish and maintain potential client relationships.
9. Develop and maintain a customer database by tracking all customers and created prospect databases for developing new business.
 • Obtain email addresses, phone numbers and mailing addresses - and a notes section for tracking conversations with my customers and prospects.
 • Communicate and record new product and service opportunities, special developments, or feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.
10. Generate and qualify leads by recording persons or company that has expressed interest in the products. Follow up on leads to converting them into customers.
 • Source and develop client referrals