Thursday, October 2, 2014

Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship and Savings Manager

Vacancy: Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship and Savings Manager
CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya, supported by MasterCard Foundation, is established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures.

The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support.

About the Position: Entrepreneurship Manager will coordinate the entrepreneurship, financial literacy and savings components of the employability component.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Imparting Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship and Savings curriculum.
  • Forming the groups and encouraging a savings behavior.
  • Helping the trainees in setting up Enterprises.
  • Linking the trainees to Banks / MFIs and Government Funding agencies.
  • Coaching and mentoring young entrepreneurs.
  • Network with financial institutions to assist youth obtain funding for their businesses.
  • Assessing the business plans prepared by the youth and recommending necessary changes that make the business plans competitive.
  • Help youth access credit facilities from credible financial institutions e.g. banks, MFIs.
  • Mobilizing and supporting the youths to form groups, start businesses and link them to financial institutions.
  • Monitoring the entrepreneurship activities across all centers.

Area Sales Manager Job in Nyanza

Title: Area Sales Manager
Reports to: Head of Sales and Distribution
Area: Nyanza

Job Purpose: Responsible for the development and performance of all sales activities in the assigned market. 

Manage all sales and support Staffs and directs a sales team while providing a leadership, towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company vision and values. 

Establishes plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the marketing area and contributes to the development of training and educational programs for clients and the area sales team members.
Main Responsibilities
  • Develop a business plan and sales strategy for the market that ensures attainment of company sales goals and profitability.
  • Achieve Area sales operational objectives by contributing sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining regional sales system improvements; implementing change.
  • Meet Area sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Establish sales objectives by creating a sales plan and quota for regions in support of national objectives
  • Provide timely, accurate, competitive pricing on all completed prospect application submitted for pricing and approval, while striving to maintain maximum profit margin.
  • Maintain and expand customer base by developing  distributors, Van sales representatives; building and maintaining rapport with key customers; identifying new customer opportunities
  • Recommend new product lines by identifying new opportunities, gaps, market trends, packaging, and RTM;  by surveying consumer needs and trends; tracking competitors activities.
  • Implement trade promotions by publishing, tracking, and evaluating trade spending with timely feedbacks and recommendations.

FMCG Company Sales Supervisor Job

Job Title: Sales Supervisor

Job Code: SS/H/141002
Number of Positions Open: 1  

Reports To: Regional Sales Manager
Location:  Central, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client is a leading FMCG company with countrywide distribution of established brands. 

They are one of the pioneers of the soft drinks industry in Kenya with a reputation of high quality soft drinks spanning over half a century, they offer drinks in line with current trends and updated in keeping with the spirit of times.

Job Objectives: Looking for a Sales Supervisor with extensive experience in Coast, Rift Valley, Western and Nairobi who will be charged with achievement of both individual and team sales targets.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Primarily charged with the achievement of both individual and team sales targets.
  • Supervision of all sales developers, merchandisers and sales promoters in the assigned region.
  • Generation of accurate reports and forecasts to facilitate sound decision making by management.
  • Management of all the distributors, directly served customers, key accounts and the general trade to ensure that they hold adequate stocks.
  • Follow up on all purchases and liaise with dispatch department to ensure all orders have been delivered.

Van Sales Representative Job in Meru

Vacancy: Van Sales Representative
Reports to: Area Sales Manager
Area: Meru

Job Purpose: To provide delivery, market intelligence and merchandising service to a prescribed region/ area with a plan, developing and maintaining an excellent customer service record at all times. 

This role should take pride in the delivery, placement, pricing and visibility of goods to the customer whilst making the process as simple and flexible as possible.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills
  • Must have completed Secondary education - KCSE- C plain
  • Diploma in relevant field is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3 years in sales
  • Clean Driving License – Class BCE with a minimum 2 years active driving.
  • Good understanding of basic computer skills
  • Demonstrable customer service skills/relationship building
  • Experience within a High Street Retailing sales environment
  • Excellent communication skills

Tours and Safaris Company Operations Manager Job

Our client is a Tours and Safaris Company currently recruiting an experienced an Operations Manager who will oversee the Business Development and Fleet Management of the company.


  • Daily Operations Management of a Fleet of tours and safaris vehicles
  • Business development
  • Budgets projection and monitoring
  • Emergency Response Management
  • Management and financial reporting
  • Handling Customer needs, service delivery and recovery
Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • Setting up and maintaining existing trips
  • Dealing with suppliers hotels, pilots
  • Health & Safety training.
  • Quality Control on all trips.
  • Managing on-location staff and recruitment & training.
  • Working with the finance administrator in budget creation.
  • Monitoring customer feedback and acting upon this
  • Event management at selected events.
  • Guiding if and when required.
  • Networking with tour operators.
  • Providing travel information to clients.
  • Managing customer issues.
  • Displaying promotional material.
  • Preparing quotations.
  • Booking hotel rooms.
  • Distributing travel itinerary.
  • Booking of hotels, lodges and accommodation for clients.
  • Designing routes for clients
  • Constructing fare for the clients

Agronomist, Agro Economist and Crop Protectionist Vacancies

A company in Kenya is seeking to recruit suitable candidates for the following positions:
Agronomist, Agro Economist and Crop Protectionist
Duties will include:
In his/her field of specialization, the candidate shall undertake the following activities:
  • Assess, research and analyze new investment opportunities and recommend technologies;
  • Undertake prefeasibility study and prepare business development proposals;
  • Prioritizes new investment projects and advise senior management accordingly;
  • Offer technical support and advice to project and operational enterprises;
  • Establish working systems, manuals , guidelines and procedures both for projects and operational enterprises;
  • Guide/direct and consolidate the research programs of projects and/or operational enterprises to enable cost effective technology adaptation, adoption and generation;
  • Conduct periodic performance evaluation/audit of projects and operations and advise accordingly;
  • Offer skill gap-filling trainings both for project and operation staff; and
  • Other duties as maybe assigned by reporting office:

Pharmaceutical Territory Supervisor - Mombasa

Pharmaceutical Territory Supervisor - Mombasa
Industry: Pharmaceuticals
Location: Mombasa
Salary: Open

Our client is a global pharmaceutical company looking to start up in Kenya. 

They seek to hire a Pharmaceutical sales representative whose sole purpose is to detail and sell a range of Ophthalmology and Medical Aesthetical products to Doctors, pharmacies, Optoms.

Job Description: The TM is responsible for a defined geographical area and has accountability for the promotion and sales of a number of Ophthalmology and medical aesthetic brands. At least once a year, the TM has to present his own Territory Plan to his RSM.
In this area, the TM will promote companies brands to a targeted selection of ophthalmologists, optometrists, medical practitioners, pharmacists and other relevant groups. He will do this implementing marketing strategy with the sales materials provided.

The number of initiatives and meetings to be organized will be taken into the individual targets.

The TM should develop and further improve good relationships with the physicians, but also with all members of staff. If relevant, the TM has to understand precisely the standard operating procedure in the hospitals, this in order to get our brands in hospital formularies / tenders

Be present at all major congresses and meetings in your area and if necessary at country congresses and meetings. Take the opportunity to meet and further strengthen his/her relationship with key physicians during these meetings.

Be aware of and report all competitor activities in your area, take appropriate action, if necessary in consideration with your area manager

Sales Manager in the property industry Vacancy

My client in the property industry is looking to hire a Sales Manager with the following attributes

 Job Description

To liaise with directors to come up with effective marketing strategies
Experienced in serviced plots and warehousing is an added advantage
To liaise with our marketing material designers to come up with effective and relevant advertisements
To liaise with the media contacts regarding the implementation of the adverts or marketing
To lead any marketing activities we may hold
To visit the site with potential buyers
To actively pitch our product to potential corporate clients
To manage the sales phone numbers and actively update our databases and follow up with potential clients in liaison with the sales executive
To oversee the database held at site and the timely review of feedback forms

Fleet Management Solutions Technical Sales Executive

Technical Sales Executive – Fleet Management Solutions 

Industry: Service
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 40K – 60K gross plus commissions
Our client is a leading provider of Fleet Tracking Solutions to the business community. 

With clients ranging from small independent companies through to corporate clients with fleet, company or individually owned vehicles, our client provides a full range of tracking solutions, utilizing the very latest in GPS technology. 

They now have an exciting opening in for a Technical Sales Executive

Job Purpose: As a Technical Sales Executive, you will work alongside a performing sales team in a role that will require you to identify, qualify and confirm sales opportunities through booking qualified appointments
Your primary responsibility will be selling vehicle tracking software and services to business owners, fleet and operation managers in industries such as: transport and logistics, car hire and taxi services, medical transport, asset finance, construction/HVAC, delivery, etc.

Position Mission and Responsibilities:

  • Penetrate prospect companies maintaining and depending on fleets which would benefit from GPS based tracking solutions.
  • Aggressively hunt for new business opportunities through extensive phone based prospecting and on-site prospect and client visits.
  • Cold calling into new accounts to develop new opportunities
  • Develop strategic selling strategies to advance prospects to closed deals.
  • Setting appointments and qualifying prospects to identify needs and issues, conducting software demonstrations to showcase solutions.
  • Keeping accurate records of your prospects and progress.

Sugar Projects Desk Manager and Cotton Project Desk Manager Jobs in Nairobi

A company in Kenya is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the following position:

Sugar Projects Desk Manager and Cotton Project Desk Manager
Duties will include:
  • In the area of his/her assignment, the candidate shall undertake the following activities:
  • Participate and coordinate the feasibility study of prioritized projects;
  • Direct/coordinate implementation of the new project (s);
  • Supervise and monitors the overall project implementation performance and act accordingly;
  • Participate in technical supervision and monitoring of projects and enterprises operations;
  • Facilitate implementation of working guidelines, manuals and procedures;
  • Other duties as maybe assigned by reporting office:
  • B.Sc. /M.Sc./Ph.D. in Agronomy/Crop Protection/Irrigation/Mechanization/ Agricultural Engineering or related fields, and

Hotel Head of Sales Vacancy

Our client, a locally owned Hotel, seeks to recruit a self-driven individual to the position of Head of Sales.

Role Profile
The successful candidate will build business by identifying and selling prospects; maintaining relationships with clients.
  • Identifying business opportunities by identifying prospects and evaluating their position in the industry; researching and analyzing sales options.
  • Selling products by establishing contact and developing relationships with prospects; 
  • recommending solutions.
  • Maintaining relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance;
  • researching and recommending new opportunities; 
  • recommending profit and service improvements.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
Desired Competencies
  • Client Relationships

Human Resource Manager needed in Nairobi

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 70,000 – 100,000 Gross

Our client, a leading travel and transport provider in Nairobi is seeking a well-qualified individual to fill the position of HR manager.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage recruitment and staffing
  • Manage employee welfare and motivation
  • Oversee staff performance management strategy and staff appraisal
  • Manage relations and ensure effective relationship between Management and all staff by establishment of appropriate communication channels.
  • Ensure keeping of an up to date staff records management system
  • Manage and oversee staff Administration including leaves
  • Oversee implementation of HR policies and Procedures
  • Manage staff development and training at all levels of the company
  • Develop, oversee and manage staff welfare programs
  • Directly supervise the Office assistants, couriers and pool drivers and ensure all vehicle movements are logged and official.
  • Manage, oversee and advise the company on disciplinary policies and procedures
  • Advise the company on Labour law provisions and implement the provisions
  • Develop and implement an appropriate teambuilding structure to ensure teamwork within the departments and across the organization.
  • Ensure QMS is well implemented within the HR function and that there is continual review and improvement of documented procedures, objectives and, processes.
  • Organise for the monthly Management Committee Meetings and also take charge of the secretarial functions with follow ups for implementation of agreed action points.
  • Driver management including – Recruitment and induction, training, managing absenteeism and adherence to code of conduct, motivation, grievance handling, disciplinary issues management, attend regular driver meetings and coordinating harmonious work relationships among all staff.
  • Degree/Diploma in Human Resources or equivalent
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in HR and Administration
  • Membership with IHRM-K or related professional body
  • Tangible experience in supervising teams
  • Experience managing human resources in a similar business an advantage
  • All rounded, intelligent, with customer & people skills, can work under pressure and must have self drive.
How to Apply
Interested candidates to send CVs with Cover letters to by 7th October 2014.

Only those with the above requirements will be contacted

Health Strat Clinical Officer Job in Nairobi

Health Strat is a medical and health systems technical support institution seeking a suitably qualified individual to fill the post of Clinical Services Specialist. 

This position will support the delivery of comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment services within Nairobi County Health Facilities.

Job Title: Clinical Officer
Nairobi County

Primary Function: Provide both Clinical leadership and patient management at facility level. 

Key Activities
Technical Support
  • Provide high quality clinical HIV patient care according to national guidelines including leading clinical effectiveness efforts, ensuring implementation of recommended clinical protocols, national guidelines.
  • Ensure that the health facility patient care is provided according to agreed basic care standards as defined by national guidelines and agreed performance measures.  
  • Establish clinic systems that support patient care appropriate to the staffing levels and patient volumes, including supporting the establishment of patient flow with attention to infection control; patient referral systems within the facility and with other institutions.
  • Establish and implement treatment and care plans.
  • Lead the evaluation and continued improvement of medical practice ( CQI Committee)
  • Participate in Peer Review process when requested. 
  • Serve as liaison to medical education committees at the health facility level.
  • Support infection control measures at the health facility. 
  • Utilize site data to inform delivery of services at the facility.

Tours and Travel Sales Consultant Job in Nairobi

Tours and Travel Sales Consultant

Positions: 1
Industry: Tour and Travel
Location: Nairobi
Salary: Kshs 25,000 - 40,000 plus Commissions
Our Client is a tours and travel company that gives access to a wide range of travel and tour products for the planning of both leisure and business. 

They seek to hire a sales consultant whose main role is to offer office support and market the company portfolio to new and potential clients.
Job Description
  • Carrying out the full range of office support work, including managing processes and monitoring schedules related to the departmental needs and tasks in a very demanding international work environment;.
  • Coordinating with suppliers for special deals and packages 
  • Power point presentations to clients
  • Marketing the company portfolio through the internet, written materials, telemarketing
  • Follow up and maintain a strong customer base with existing and new clients
  • Preparing and processing Tender and pre-qualification documents
  • Follow up on customer complaints and giving durable solutions where applicable
  • Sending correspondence to new and existing clients(Newsletters, news flash, brochures, flyers)
  • Maintain the Company Portfolio of clients through Account Relationship Management

Barista Vacancy

Job Title: Barista
Job Purpose Summary: The barista is responsible for serving all products with friendly, efficient and individualized attention towards each customer.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Greets all customers with fast, friendly, personalized service and develops a rapport with customers by learning their names, favorite drinks and food items.
  • Verbally receives and calls back customer orders in a friendly manner.
  • Reports all customer complaints to the restaurant manager.
  • Answers telephone in a courteous and friendly manner to customers including, but not limited to, giving directions to cafĂ© location, and receiving and filling customer orders.
  • Maintains efficient, friendly service
  • Serve and present hot non-alcoholic beverages such as blended teas, coffee, smoothies and juices quickly and efficiently, meeting our standards
  • Preparing and serving simple snacks.
  • Ensure time management is maintained including reporting hours.
  • Answers customer questions regarding tea blends, preparation, and product freshness.
  • Sells and serves baked goods and miscellaneous food items to customers.
  • Describe menu items to customers or suggest products that might appeal to them.

SAP Sales Professionals

SAP Sales Professionals
A leading IT company with operations in US, Kenya & India is looking for a SAP Sales Professionals to be responsible for sales of SAP products, smart card & mobility solutions.    

Duties and responsibilities
  • Responsible for sales of SAP products
  • Lead generation and pipeline building to large corporates
  • Presentation to customer to convince on adapting SAP products
  • Proposal / tender preparation, submission, follow-up, negotiations, and clinching the order
  • Market intelligence, including competition analysis
  • Managing customers and ensuring smooth implementation
Required Skills
  • Must have experience in selling SAP products

Sunlar Solar Sales Intern Vacancy

Sunlar Solar company is looking for a Sales Intern who will be based in Nairobi with minimal travel within the country.

The company will provide commuter allowance of KSh 5000 for three months this excludes commission.

Interested applicants should  meet the below minimum requirements

Marketing Executive - Tours and Travel - in Nairobi

Marketing Executive - Tours and Travel
Location: Nairobi
Industry: Tours and Travel
Salary: 30K – 50K gross plus commissions

Our client gives access to a wide range of travel and tour products for the planning of both leisure and business. 

Travel is however their core business offering access to over 2000 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. 

They seek to hire a Sales executive for their organization.
Job Requirements
  • Present, promote, and sell products or services to new and existing clients
  • Plan domestic tours including lodging, food and transportation arrangements; negotiates with tour operators on domestic and international tour packages and ticketing
  • Conducts post-tour evaluations, analyses and reports response
  • Liaise with airlines for the best prices as well as other transport companies to ensure travel arrangement including for transport, accommodation and food as made according to the clients’ requirement
  • Book transportation and hotel reservations, using computer terminal or telephone
  • Negotiate and prices tours for the clients to help generate revenue for the tour company Arrange for the collection of payment as well as for transportation and accommodation from customers
  • Conduct client relationship management which will include; assisting clients to determine destination, mode of transportation, travel dates, financial considerations, and accommodations required
  • Promote the tour company using e-marketing
  • Prepare of tour quotations for clients/organization
  • Create and advise the clients on their itinerary

HELB TVET Application for Loan & Bursary for Financial Year 2014-2015

Technical, Vocational Education and Training [TVET]
Application for Loan & Bursary for Financial Year 2014-2015 

First Time Application

The Higher Education Loans Board invites applications for the 2014-2015 Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Loan and Bursary from eligible applicants in the public Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institutes recognized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology [MoEST] and registered with KUCCPS.

Students enrolled in Approved TVET Courses and applying for TVET Loan and Bursary for the First (1st) time.
How to Apply:

1. Applicants should access and fill the 2014-2015 First Time TVET Loan Application Form [TLAF] from the HELB website
2. Print TWO copies of the duly filled Loan Application Form.
3. Have the form appropriately filled, signed and stamped by the relevant authorities and guarantors.
4. Sign the form and attach all the necessary documents as indicated in the checklist appearing on the last page of the TLAF. Leave one copy of the TLAF and all the attached support documents with the Dean’s Office for free delivery to the Board 

OR drop it personally at the Board’s Office on 18th floor, Anniversary Towers OR any of the Huduma centers nearest to you i.e. Eldoret, Embu, GPO Nairobi , Kajiado, Kakamega, Kisumu, Machakos, Makadara, Mombasa, Nakuru and Nyeri.

5. Retain one copy of the duly filled TLAF (Mandatory).

Aga Khan Foundation Educational Research Request for Proposals

Aga Khan Foundation
Strengthening Education Systems in East Africa (SESEA) Project
Educational Research Request for Proposals
Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) is pleased to announce a request for research proposals under the Strengthening Education Systems in East Africa (SESEA) Project. 

The research targets five key thematic areas: Teaching and Learning; Teacher Development; School Management and Leadership; Parent and Community Involvement; and Education Systems Factors
What is SESEA? AKFC, together with specialized agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), is currently implementing SESEA: a five-year project aimed at strengthening education systems and ultimately improving learning outcomes for boys and girls at the pre-primary and primary levels in rural areas of Coastal Kenya, Southern Tanzania and West Nile Uganda. 

Promoting learning and dialogue through research on education East Africa is one of the key objectives of the SESEA project.

Available funding and research duration

The SESEA research initiative has funds to be awarded as grants at two levels of funding: 

(1) CAD $60,000 to CAD $100,000/project for research projects addressing at least one thematic area involving at least one of the following: Kenya, Uganda, or Tanzania; and 

(2) CAD $100,000 to CAD $500,000/project for research projects addressing more than one thematic areas involving at least one of the following countries: Kenya, Uganda, or Tanzania, with a focus on at least one of the following criteria- systems impact, student impact, or school impact.

All research must be completed by March 31, 2017.
Who can apply? 

Proposals are sought from researchers globally and at varying levels in their careers. 

UNICEF Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) to Conduct a Market Survey and Develop a Suppliers Database

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Request for Expression of Interest (EOI) to Conduct a Market Survey and Develop a Suppliers Database
UNICEF Kenya Country Office is conducting a market survey which includes review and assess goods and services suppliers currently in the UNICEF database as well as explore and assess any other potential suppliers, manufacturers and other consulting firms who are interested to do business with UNICEF.

UNICEF is looking for an eligible and interested consulting firm to conduct this survey. One of the outputs of this survey will be the development of electronic database of pre-qualified suppliers and consulting firms.

The suppliers, manufacturers, wholesalers and consulting firms to be covered under this survey are:
  • Suppliers and manufacturers of: Office stationery, supplies and equipment; classroom supplies and equipment; emergency shelter and household supplies; medical and laboratory supplies, blankets; tyres and batteries; generators; hand and submersible pumps and spare parts; PVC pipes; water storage tanks; sports equipment and supplies; office furniture, communication equipment, water treatment chemicals, plastic utensils (jerry cans), soap, transport equipment (vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles); t-shirts; printing,
  • Administrative and ancillary service providers: Office cleaning, maintenance of equipment, security services, etc.
  • Logistics service providers: Clearing & forwarding, warehousing and transportation,
  • Consulting Firms: Professional consulting services on research, survey, evaluation, assessment, KAP study, capacity development in Health, Nutrition, Education, Water and Sanitation, Child Protection, Social Protection, Social and behavioral change, Communication for Development sectors.

Expression of Interest (EOI) for Consultancy Services for External Review of EAC Partnership Fund

East African Community
Expression of Interest (EOI) for Consultancy Services for External Review of EAC Partnership Fund
Introduction: The East African Community (EAC) is a regional organization mandated by the governments of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda to spearhead the East African economic, social and political integration agenda.
The broad goal of EAC is to spearhead the East African economic, social and political integration agenda, so as to create wealth in the region and enhance competitiveness through increased production, trade and investment.
The Partnership Fund is a pool of funds that was established to enhance donor coordination and support to the EAC. It is a Fund through which the Development Partners channel both technical and financial resources to support implementation of various activities in the EAC.
The EAC Partnership Fund was established in September 2006, as one of the instruments to mobilise resources, in line with Article 133 of the EAC Treaty.

The overall objective of the Fund is to enhance regional integration and socio-economic development of the EAC and facilitate harmonization and alignment of Development Partners support to the EAC. 

The contributions from Development Partners to the Fund have increased from USD 645,000 in 2007/08 to more than USD 8 Million in 2013/14.

In FY 2009/10, after three years of operation, EAC in consultation with the Development Partners commissioned an external review which made a number of recommendations to improve the operations and the management of the Fund. 

EAC and the Development Partners have now agreed to undertake a second review of the Fund after four years since the first review of the operations of the Fund. 

The review will assess the contribution of the Fund to EAC integration and the effectiveness of its operations.
Objectives of the Review
The objectives of the review are to undertake an assessment of:
(a) The performance of the Fund against set targets, outputs and budget, and bring out the key achievements and challenges encountered;
(b) The impact of the Fund in relation to specific areas of support;

KAA (Kenya Airports Authority) Business Continuity Administrator jOB

Kenya Airports Authority
Vacancy: Business Continuity Administrator

Job Purpose:
To develop, implement the Authority’s ICT Business Continuity Plan (BCP) and ensure that live information systems are secure all the time.
Main Responsibilities:
1. Develop, document and maintain an effective ICT Business Continuity Plan
2. Maintain and regularly test working Disaster Recovery sites and processes to ensure readiness and integrity
3. Build awareness to the entire company users of the Business Continuity Plan to ensure continuous awareness
4. Conduct regular mock runs for systems implemented at the Disaster Recovery Site to ensure readiness of the system
5. Evaluates the backup and restoration processes, and test procedures and recommends necessary actions to ensure their integrity

6. Implements risk analysis outputs on all business processes/applications to ensure business continuity is aligned to the business requirements
7. Ensures the effective implementation and maintenance of KAA Quality Management System

WAHA (Women and Health Alliance International) Regional Financial and Administrative Coordinator Job

Women and Health Alliance International

Regional Financial and Administrative Coordinator

Background: WAHA International is a non-governmental organization, which was created in 2009. 

The organization’s goal is to improve healthcare for women and children in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the world.

Position: You will report to WAHA’s Representative in Nairobi, and the Financial and Administration Manager at the headquarters in Paris and will work in cooperation with the administrators in the relevant countries. 

You will be responsible for supporting field officers with financial and administrative reporting in the following countries: Kenya, South Soudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe.
Key Responsibilities


Objective: Maintain accounting controls for operations in east Africa.

You will control and validate monthly accounting reports before sending them to the headquarters.

You will ensure that the tools and procedures developed at the headquarters are properly implemented in the field.

You will provide support and training for administrators in the field under your responsibility.

You will carry out internal audits when needed.

Financial Management

Objective: Budgetary and financial management

You will supervise the production and follow-up of budgets created by the field administrators and ensure that they are consistent with the rules established by the funders.

You will participation in the production of intermediary and final financial reports to be submitted to the funders.

You will participate in the preparation of field audits carried out by the funders.

County Government of Trans Nzoia Speaker Vacancy

County Government of Trans Nzoia
County Assembly of Trans Nzoia
Vacancy in the Office of the Speaker
Pursuant to article 178 of the constitution of Kenya 2010 and standing order No.4 of Trans Nzoia County Assembly Interim Standing Orders, it is notified to the general public that the office of the Speaker of Trans Nzoia County Assembly is vacant following a resolution of the County Assembly.
Article 178 of the constitution provides that there shall be a Speaker for a County Assembly, who shall be elected by that County Assembly from among persons who are qualified to be elected as members of the County Assembly but are not such members.

Interested persons who qualify to be elected as members of the County Assembly but are not such members are therefore invited to collect nomination papers from the office of the Clerk of Trans Nzoia County Assembly as from Friday 3rd October 2014 during working hours and return them with the following requirements on or before Friday 10th 2014 at twelve noon to pave way for elections on the Tuesday October 14th 2014 starting at 2.30pm.
  1. Curriculum Vitae and other Testimonials.
  2. Clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board(HELB)
  3. Certificate of Good Conduct.