Friday, February 8, 2013

Xpose Social Media Marketer job in Kenya

Job Description
  • Manage Xpose Limited social media presence on all relevant platforms including: Facebook, Twitter, G+ and website by:
  • Documenting all our events on the said platforms
  • Managing and creating content on our website’s blog page
  • Research and present new ideas relevant to our brand’s overall and marketing objective.
  • Monitor and present relevant data, failures, and successes in social media marketing trends.

KPMG Senior HR Manager job in Uganda

Are you an experienced HR generalist? Are you looking for a challenging, demanding, yet rewarding and fulfilling professional environment? Are you willing to be stretched ? What does ‘raising the bar’mean to you?
KPMG Uganda is looking for an experienced and exceptional Senior HR Manager to join our exciting, fast-paced,cutting-edge practice in Kampala, Uganda.

Your roles and responsibilities

Work in collaboration with the firm’s leadership and regional HR management to develop suitable people strategies
and initiatives that will align HR to the firm’s business strategy;

Support the firm in attracting top talent and in unlocking the staff’s capability through learning and development;
Champion the firm’s high-performance culture by inculcating the KPMG performance development and learning and development processes;

Pioneer Hi-Bred Kenya Sales Agronomists jobs

Jobs: Sales Agronomists
Location: Nairobi
Description: Sales Agronomist at Pioneer Hi-Bred Kenya Limited in Nairobi
Want to make a difference in our world by meeting the challenges of feeding and powering a growing planet? 
Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont Business, is a respected leader in the agricultural industry. 
We are the world leading developer and supplier of hybrid seed corn and branded varietal soybean seed.
We seek the following individuals at Pioneer Hi-Bred Kenya Limited, a subsidiary of Pioneer Hi-Bred International:
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy or Crop Science

Concern Worldwide Consultancy to Undertake Job Evaluation & Grade Structure Review

Concern Worldwide Consultancy to Undertake Job Evaluation & Grade Structure Review
1. Background information:

The current national staff salary grade structure has not been revised for over 5 years. 

Since then, Concern’s programmes have changed in terms of sector as well as geographical coverage and the existing grade structure does not inadequately address current needs. 

The grade structure was designed with less than 24 job titles but that has grown to over 35. 

New titles have been created to address program needs but a rational basis is required for making defensible decisions on job grades and rates of pay. 

Currently Concern Kenya has 85 national staff.

KCB Industrial Relations Manager job in Kenya

Industrial Relations Manager 

Job Ref: HR 01/2013
The Position
Reporting to the Head Employee Relations, the Industrial Relations Manager is responsible for effective management of union, employee and management relationships to ensure harmonious industrial relations environment in the Bank.
Key Responsibilities
  • Maintain a positive labor relations environment through establishment of satisfactory relationship between the union, management and employees.
  • Implement industrial labor relations programs and oversee compliance with the union negotiated contracts.
  • Represents management in labour relations, including negotiation, interpretation, and administration of collective agreements.
  • Develop and implement employee engagement programs.
  • Represent the Bank in employment litigation issues.

ICRAF Training & Mentoring Administrator vacancy in Kenya

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

Training & Mentoring Administrator - AWARD

The World Agroforestry Centre is an independent research institution which generates science-based knowledge about the complex role trees play in agricultural landscapes and rural livelihoods. 

The Centre’s headquarters are located in Nairobi, which also hosts the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) project of the CGIAR Gender and Diversity Program.
AWARD is a pioneering project to boost the talent pool of African women in the agricultural sciences. 

AWARD delivers career development fellowships to hundreds of women in agricultural institutions throughout sub-Saharan Africa. 

The project covers 11 countries:, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

KCB Field Security Manager job in Kenya

Field Security Manager 

Job Ref: LOG 01/2013
The Position
Reporting to the Head of Security, the position will be responsible for Security Risk assessment, monitoring and supervision of the outsourced security services; Guarding, Alarm Systems, CCTV
Key Responsibilities
  • Conducting targeted branch security risk assessment surveys on an annual basis.
  • Supervision and deployment of the outsourced security work force; development and implementation of site instructions and SLAs.
  • Incident investigation and reporting; insecurity/crime/procedural breaches by staff and contractors

KCB Digital Brand Manager job

Digital Brand Manager

Job Ref: MKT 03/2013
The Position
Reporting the Advertising & Communications Manager, this role is responsible for developing and executing the digital engagement blueprint. 

The blue print is an annualized calendar of sustained digital marketing support covering the KCB website, social media (frequent twitter, FB updates by bank & products), internal digital communication & direct consumer marketing leveraging the contact centre.
Key Responsibilities
  • Develop the annual digital engagement blueprint by project.
  • Maintain relevant and engaging dialogue with consumers on social media pages (thus building & meeting social community targets for selling, engagement & customer care), monitor feedback and escalate as relevant.

Trade Expo Assistant, Analysis Assistant, Accounts and Administrative Assistant jobs in Nairobi

African Cotton & Textile Industries Federation

Secretariat based in Nairobi, Kenya

Exciting Career Opportunities for young, competent persons with the self-drive and ability to work under minimal supervision
Trade Expo Assistant
Code: A-TEA-1-01-2013
  • Should have 4-5 years’ experience in organizing regional/international trade expos
  • Must have background training in Events management
  • Must have IT Proficiency with good design skills working with Apple software to develop magazine, banners & others
Trade Analysis Assistant
Code: A-TAA-2-01-2013
  • At least one year experience interacting with regional and international statistical databases (UN-COMTRADE, ITC TradeMap, CBI and other).
  • At least a basic background in statistics

NANHRI Accountant vacancy in Kenya

Network of African National Human Rights Institutions

Vacancy: Accountant

The Network of African National Human Rights Institutions (NANHRI) is a membership organization for African National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) registered as a legal entity under laws of the Republic of Kenya. 

NANHRI’s mission is to support, through national, sub‐regional, regional and international cooperation, the establishment, strengthening and development of NHRIs in Africa in order to enable them to more effectively undertake their mandate of human rights monitoring, promotion, protection and advocacy. 

Its vision is an Africa where every country has a well functioning NHRI established in accordance with the Paris Principles contributing meaningfully to a continent characterized by human rights culture and justice for all. 

NANHRI encourages and supports the establishment of strong and independent NHRIs in compliance with the Paris Principles.
NANHRI is currently seeking to recruit an Accountant to be based in its Secretariat office in Nairobi, Kenya. 

UAP Group Investment Advisors (42), Procurement Jobs, Team Leader jobs in Kenya

UAP Group is a pan-African Financial Services Group with interests in Insurance, Investment Management, Property Development and Investments, Securities Brokerage and Financial Advisory. 

Currently, UAP Group has twelve (12) businesses operating in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and is concluding a transaction to enter the Tanzania market.
UAP would like to recruit experienced, innovative and high performing professionals for the following key roles:

UAP Holdings Limited

 Assistant Manager - Procurement
Reporting to the Group Chief Finance Officer, the job holder will support development and implementation of Group’s Procurement Policy and strategy, coordinate procurement processes and maximize value for the Group’s procurement activities by performing the following tasks:

Kituo Cha Sheria vacancies in Kenya

Kituo Cha Sheria is a leading Human Rights and Legal Aid Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) founded in 1973. 

We are seeking to recruit dynamic, self driven and result oriented persons to fill in the following two positions in our organization:-.

1. Executive Director / Chief Executive Officer 

Ref. KCS/ED/APP 2013
The Executive Director (ED) shall be responsible to the Board of Directors for formulating strategic plans and policy proposals as well as directing and coordinating the general functioning of the organisation. 

Athletics Kenya jobs in Kenya

Athletics Kenya wishes to recruit the following staff immediately:
1. Secretary General / CEO (Re – Advertisement)
This is a position for a seasoned, proactive, independent thinking and results oriented professional. 

The position holder will be responsible to the Executive Board for all the overall management and administration of the Federation. 

Key deliverables for the position include:
  • Developing and recommending to the Board the long term strategy, business plans and annual operating budgets and establishing proper internal monitoring and control systems and procedures.
  • Facilitating compliance with internal and external regulatory agencies and guidelines for management and marketing of athletics in line with IAAF and CAAA legislation and regulations.
  • Coordinating and leading preparation of business relating proposals for sponsorship for consideration by the Board.

FIDA Kenya Executive Director Job in Kenya

FIDA Kenya seeks to recruit suitable candidates to fill the following vacant position:-
Executive Director  

(to be based in Nairobi Office)
  • Provide leadership and assume responsibility of guiding the vision of FIDA Kenya.
  • Ensure the formulation and successful implementation of FIDA Kenya programmes.
  • Manage the programmes of FIDA Kenya.
  • Ensure formulation and successful implementation of the FIDA Kenya strategic plan and advocacy strategy.
  • Fundraising for the organization
  • Promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.
  • Enhance the impact of FIDA Kenya’s programmes and activities.
  • Build and sustain effective partnerships with government, like-minded organizations and other civil societies.

Armed Violence Reduction Adviser job in Kenya -Danish Deming Group (DDG)

Job advertisement: Armed Violence Reduction Adviser, Kenya
The Danish Deming Group (DDG), which is the Armed Violence Reduction (AVR) and Mine Action unit within Danish Refugee Council (DRC), is starting up an innovative community safety project in informal settlements in Nairobi.
To lead the implementation of this project and spearhead the further development of DDG’s Urban AVR programme in Kenya, DDG is looking to recruit an exceptionally talented individual for the position of AVR Adviser.
The ideal candidate is Kenyan and has an excellent university degree in conflict management, criminology, political science or similar field; extensive experience/knowledge relating to

Health Science Scholarship at Makerere University Uganda

Master’s scholarships are offered for JHU-MU Chronic-TRIAD (Chronic Consequences of Trauma, Injuries and Disability ) program which was established by the Makerere University, College of Health Sciences, School of Public Health in partnership with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHU) in Uganda. To be eligible for the scholarships, applicants must receive an acceptance offer into the MPH program at Makerere University School of Public Health. Applications have to be submitted electronically till 28th February 2013.
Study Subject(s): Scholarships are offered for individuals who aim to pursue and complete research training in trauma, injuries, and disability through the Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH-Fulltime) program offered at Makerere University School of Public Health.
Course Level: The scholarship is available for pursuing master degree.
Scholarship Provider: Makerere University
Scholarship can be taken at: Uganda

Roche Diagnostics Molecular Sales and Technical Consultant job in Kenya

Roche Diagnostics in conjunction with Sciencescope Ltd, wishes to recruit a
Molecular Sales and Technical Consultant
Job Profile
  • Develop business plans for each allocated customer in order to ensure optimum performance, achievement of set targets and ROI.
  • Act as first line contact to customers to facilitate resolution of any issues or technical queries experienced with products or services provided by Roche.
  • Identify new possible clients as well as opportunities within existing clients in order to further grow business.
  • Ensure monthly reviewing and reporting of sales to drive annual sales targets and achieve increased revenue and market share.
  • Ensure correct and effective brand awareness at customer sites and offices.
  • Plan and facilitate (user and promotional) workshops for existing and new possible clients in order to showcase and market Roche Services and products.

Homes Kenya Editor Job in Kenya

Homes Kenya, a leading real estate and homes publication and organizers of the biggest homes show in East and Central Africa, Kenya homes expo; is looking for-

Bachelors Degree in Journalism, or related field. 
5 years minimum experience in editing, proof reading and editorial research. 
Excellent communication, presentation, writing and marketing skills. 
Must have leadership, team player and excellent PR qualities.

TaiwanICDF’s International Higher Education Scholarship Program

TaiwanICDF’s International Higher Education Scholarship Program aims to assist partner developing countries to achieve sustainable development through education. The TaiwanICDF provides scholarships for higher education and has developed undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. programs in cooperation with renowned partner universities in Taiwan.
       Host Institution(s):
The TaiwanICDF has established the Taiwan International Cooperation Alliance (TICA) with its partner universities, setting up an operational platform under this TICA framework to manage and improve the scholarship program. More information about each of the programs offered through the TaiwanICDF International Higher Education Scholarship Program can be found on the relevant partner university’s website (links are also provided under each program introduction provided as part of the following list of partner universities).  See the List of TaiwanICDF Scholarship Partner Universities.
       Field(s) of study:
The programs of study supported include: Science and Technology, Engineering, Public Health and Medicine, Sustainable Agriculture Development, Humanities and Social Sciences, Private Sector Development.

Plantwise, CABI Content Development Assistant job in Kenya

Content Development Assistant
Plantwise, CABI – Nairobi, Kenya
The Content Development Assistant will be part of the team in CABI, Kenya, but will be working as part of the Plantwise knowledge bank team who are mainly based in the UK.
Established over 100 years ago, CABI is a not-for-profit science-based development and information organization. 

Please see our website for further details.
Plantwise is a global initiative, led by CABI, to improve food security and the lives of the rural poor by reducing crop losses. 
Please see our website for further details. 
Plantwise will deliver knowledge in two ways - face-to-face via a network of plant clinics in the developing world to help the poorest farmers and internationally via a comprehensive global knowledge bank. 
CABI is offering an exciting opportunity to be involved in the development of this new initiative. 

World Vision SomRep ICT Officer job in Kenya

ICT Officer – SomRep 

(Nairobi based with field travel when called upon)
The SomRep ICT Officer will establish databases to gather and analyze information regarding SomRep activities. 
The incumbent will collect evaluate and disseminate programmatic and geographic information. 
The position will provide technical support for the processing, management and use of GIS, remote sensing and other spatial data and information products, tools and techniques.
Major Responsibilities
  • Develop databases and data collection tools for a variety of purposes.
  • Collect, evaluate and disseminate programmatic information on a regular basis for analysis and reporting purposes.
  • Provide technical support to processing, management and use of GIS and remote sensing and other spatial data and information products, tools and techniques in the analysis and presentation.

Various Vacancies in Aga Khan University Hospital

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N), a premier tertiary teaching hospital, is fast growing with a network of over 30 multi-site medical centers in East Africa and a state-of-the-art Heart and Cancer Centre in Nairobi.
The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi invites applications for the following positions:
Manager, Diagnostic Imaging
The Manager, Diagnostic Imaging will be responsible for general operations, implementation and monitoring & evaluation of processes of the Radiology Department. 

These will include human resources management, equipment selection & utilization, development & implementation of a quality assurance program, monitoring of vendors performance, liaison with other departments & organizations and development of exceptional service delivery to customers.
Applicants must have a Degree in Business Management or related field; 

Senior Underwriters and Marketing Executives Jobs in Four M insurance Kenya

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan Citizens for the following positions
1. Senior Underwriters 

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Assistant General Manager, the position holders will be responsible for the following duties:-
  • Ensure all underwriting procedures are followed in placing business.
  • Assist in tendering process as guided by the manager.
  • Manage and train departmental staff.
  • Responsible for the implementation of departmental objectives.
  • Strictly adhere to established control systems.
  • Maintain good public relations with the underwriters and clients.

Sales Engineer job in Kenya

Position: Sales Engineer Location: Nairobi
Industry: Security Systems
Our client, a leading distributor of security products in East African region is looking for a Sales Engineer. The ideal candidates will be responsible for leading sales for networking products.
Additionally, the Sales Engineer will provide support and leadership in networking design and architecture as well as provide product updates and advice to clients.
He or she will also present recommendations to clients regarding networking configuration and will be responsible for the development of the project scope and the development of the proposals
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide advanced presales support for networking opportunities
  • Provide a lead role in the sales of Cisco architectural solutions including UC and Video
  • Translate complex business requirements into Network solutions.

Sony Sugar Fire engine Operator and drivers jobs in Kenya

South Nyanza Sugar Company Limited, a key player in the sugar industry in Kenya wishes to enhance its human capital base by filling the following positions with talented and qualified Kenyan citizens:-
1. Fire Engine Operator 

4 Posts
Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to Environment Health and Safety Manager, the Fire Engine Operator will be responsible for:
  • Performing specialized functions in preparing and responding to fire/emergency calls in order to ensure loss of life, property or injury as a result of fire is prevented and/or minimized.
  • Responding to emergency calls; laying and connecting hose; holding nozzles and directing water streams; raising and climbing ladders; using extinguishers and other equipment.

Senior Advisor: Kenya Mentor Mother Program job in Kenya

mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organisation headquartered in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission. 
m2m empowers HIV-positive pregnant women and new mothers to become role models in their communities by promoting AIDS awareness, testing and services. 
m2m currently operates in 7 countries in Africa and receives funding from a diverse set of funders. 

For further information please visit

Senior Advisor: Kenya Mentor Mother Program
Purpose: To facilitate the provision of technical assistance to GOK/MOH at the national and sub-national levels to scale-up the Kenya Mentor Mother Program (KMMP). 

Public Service Commission Principal Secretary job in Kenya

Republic of Kenya

Declaration of Vacancies for the Position of Principal Secretary in the Public Service

The Public Service Commission is a constitutional Commission established under Article 233 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010. 

Article 234 of the Constitution outlines the functions of the Commission among them being; hearing and determination of appeals from county governments; making recommendations for removal of Director of Public Prosecutions; development of human resource in the public service and evaluate and report to the President and Parliament on the extent to which the values and principles referred to in Article 10 and 232 are compiled with in the public service.

Article 155(3)(a) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010,further mandates the Public Service Commission to recommend persons for nomination and appointment as Principal Secretaries by the President. 

Pursuant to this constitutional provision, the Public Service Commission invites applications from suitably qualified persons who wish to be considered for the position of Principal Secretary.
For appointment to this position, a person should:
  • Be a citizen of Kenya;
  • Be in possession of a Bachelors degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have a Masters degree or higher academic qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya;

SubZone Restaurants General Manager job in Kenya

SubZone Restaurants is an upcoming chain of sandwich and salad bars in Nairobi and eventually the larger East Africa. 
Subzone has an outlet at Lavington Green Shopping Centre and another at Westgate Mall in Nairobi's Westlands area. SubZone is the first of its kind of up-market sandwich and salad bars in our region. 
SubZone offers easy-to-prepare sandwiches, made to order right in front of the customer, precisely the way they want - using freshly baked breads, an array of meats, cheeses, vegetables, and lastly topped off with unique select sauces.

The Job
We are recruiting a General Manager

The GM’s main purpose will be to deliver revenues and profits by developing, marketing, financing, and providing appealing restaurant service as well as managing staff.