Monday, September 22, 2014

USAID TIS Program Procurement / Logistics Officer Job in Kenya

Seeking: Procurement / Logistics Officer

Are you a Kenyan with Logistics and Supply Chain Experience and interested in working on a Somalia Program?
 
Are you committed to honesty and integrity?
 
Would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for Somalia? 

Please read on!

USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) Program: The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia.

The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials. 

TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.
 
The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Procurement and Logistics Officer. 

As our Procurement and Logistics Officer, you will work closely with the operations coordination and all other TIS functional teams to include and not limited to the program and grants team, the program grantees and vendors to support the above-referenced program objectives.
 
The work of Procurement / Logistics Officer requires detailed knowledge and Somalia experience, highly developed collaboration and networking skills and the exercise of discretion, judgment, and personal responsibility.

Qualifications and skills sought
  • University degree level or equivalent in Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, Logistics/Procurement and Supply Chain Management or any other appropriate field.
  • Minimum four (4) years relevant experience in a similar position, with specific focus on local/international procurement, clearing & forwarding, VAT exemption processes, Kenyan/Somalia laws and regulations, fleet management, insurance and inventory/stock/supplies management, development and control.
  • Previous experience with USAID funded program, International or Local NGOs is preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with senior government personnel, colleagues, donor partners, private sector, and other actors that may be involved in the overall implementation of the project
  • Ability to maintain high integrity in performing assigned responsibilities.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and work with minimal supervision under tight deadlines.
  • In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform assigned and additional duties and work irregular hours under unpredictable conditions.
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously within a multicultural team.
  • Demonstrated expertise working in Somalia
  • Working knowledge of MS Office and Internet applications.
  • Fluency in English, Knowledge of Somali language is preferred
  • Must have a valid passport that allows travel within the East African/ Horn region.
  • Interest and availability to travel throughout Somalia.
Do you have the above qualifications and skills? 

Please send 

1) a CV 

2) current position and salary history and 

3) three supervisors who can provide references to TIS@dai.com. 

Closing date: Sunday, October 5, 2014. 

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.



USAID TIS Program Grants Intern Job in Kenya

Seeking: Grants Intern
 
Grants Department
 
USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) Program: The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia. 

The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials. 

TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.

The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Grants Intern to join our Nairobi based grants team.

Qualifications and skills sought:
  • Student with degree in either Accounting, Commerce, Financial Management, Political Science, International Relations, International Development or appropriate field.
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines.
  • 2 – 3 months internship experience preferably with International NGO is highly desirable.
  • Work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Excellent computer skills (Outlook express, MS Office, emails).
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to multi-task and self-manage
  • Ability to work with multi-ethnic team in a culturally appropriate manner
  • Must have a good command of English in both oral and writing skills. Somali speaking is an asset.
  • Be able to interact with partners and peers.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and work with teams based in Nairobi and field sites.
Do you have the above qualifications and skills? 

Please send your CV and three professional references to TIS@dai.com. 

Closing date: Sunday, October 5, 2014. 

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Data & Communication Analyst Job in Nairobi Kenya

Vacancy: Data & Communication Analyst

Location:
 Nairobi

Company Description: NGO

Job Description:
  • Extract and aggregate data from databases and real-time dashboard.
  • Derive value from data and translate data insights into tangible action points.
  • Geo-target SMS campaigns
  • Assist the tech team in the further development of the company's real-time dashboard.
  • Assist the tech and communication team with A/B testing.
  • Share campaign data with the goal of improving performance
  • Think critically about the company's data and process complex data sets and workflows into actionable strategies.
  • Liaise between company’s communication and tech team.
  • Crunch data and evaluate campaign effectiveness.
  • Update and develop company’s online platforms as needed.
  • Prepare data reports and presentations for existing and new partners.
  • Analyze segments through online focus groups, surveys and insights from the field.
  • Ad hoc tasks and assistance.
Requirements:
  • BA or MA in computer science, engineering, mathematics or statistics
  • Experience with PHP and Python (Django, Flask frameworks)
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience. Private-sector candidates preferred
  • Expert knowledge of Excel and knowledge of MySQL, Drupal and CMS
  • A portfolio of data projects.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, are flexible and willing to take on ad hoc tasks
  • The ability to work in an extremely fast-paced and multi-tasking environment
To apply: 
 
Email your CV to cv@dumaworks.com with the subject line DATA & COMMUNICATION ANALYST Job, your name and phone number

Logistics and Shipping Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya (KShs 60K)

Title: Logistics and Shipping Assistant

Industry: Agribusiness 
 
Location: Nairobi 
 
Salary: KShs 60,000 Gross

Our client is a newly incorporated company engaging in the production and marketing of green and soluble coffee. 

They seek to hire a logistics and shipping assistant whose main purpose is to offer end to end logistical support from farmer to market. 
Duties & Responsibilities

  • To manage collection of coffee and tea from farmers
  • To oversee movement of materials from raw product to finished goods
  • Manage and motivate a number of associates who will account for our inventory.
  • Handle all procurement procedures and ensure quality product is purchased
  • Help improve existing systems of inventory management
  • High standards of performance, integrity, and teamwork
  • Prepare transport and logistics and support plans
  • Develop and implement methodologies and tools to enable effective execution of transport & logistic plans
  • Formulate Standard Operating Procedures
  • Manage transport logistics operations, including, equipment, material and personnel or casual staff
  • Ensure timely, accountable and cost-effective delivery of equipment, materials and personnel
  • Coordinate and provide procurement and logistics support to ongoing operations
  • Coordinate logistics activities with procurement, finance, operations and other substantive units
  • Prepare reports on personnel and equipment and material movements and other operational logistics issues
  • Identify, plan and manage special logistics operations
  • Prepare transport and logistics preparedness reviews
  • Guide and supervise the work of new/junior logistics officers or staff;
  • Continually improve systems, policies and procedures, and identify existing problems, and anticipate future ones.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Business / Development / Logistics / Agriculture related services
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of work experience and a passion for logistics / agricultural development in Kenya.
  • Must be 30 years and older
  • Experience in the coffee/tea industry preferred
  • Readiness to work with a start up and grow with it
  • Very proficient and experienced with Computer Applications like Ms Office
  • Excellent problem solver, must be able to come up with and implement solutions
  • Leadership experience at work, including managing a team of people
  • Strong work ethic, willing to work long hours during busy season
  • Clear written and oral communication
  • Integrity and a positive attitude
  • Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Logistics and Shipping Assistant- Ksh. 60,000) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 28th September,  2014

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.