Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Copy Typist Job in Kenya

An educational resource centre based in Kenya is hiring a copy typist.
The person must be computer literate and ready to work for extended hours.
Month long renewable contract.
Email: info@shulefiti.co.ke

Sales, HR, Customer Service, PR, Accounts, Tours and Travel Interns

We require interns in the following fields:

• Sales and Marketing

• Human Resource

• Customer Service

• Communication and PR

• Accounts and Finance

• Tours and Travel

No experience required

Diploma and degree holders

Please send your cv to recruitment@xantiaconsulting.com on or before 6th February 2012.

African Forest Forum (AFF) Senior Programme Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

The African Forest Forum (AFF) is an association of individuals who share the pursuit and commitment to the sustainable management, use and conservation of the forest and tree resources of Africa for the betterment of the socio-economic wellbeing of its people and for the stability and improvement of its environment.
The purpose of AFF is to provide a platform and create an enabling environment for independent and objective analysis, advocacy and advice on all relevant policy and technical issues pertaining to achieving sustainable management, use and conservation of Africa’s forest and tree resources as part of efforts to reduce poverty, protect the environment and promote economic and social development.

About the position
The African Forest Forum is recruiting for the position of a Senior Programme Officer to be based at its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, or some other location, reporting directly to the Executive Secretary.

Duties and responsibilities
  • To coordinate and provide leadership in the development of priorities and implementation of activities on:
  1. Climate change as it relates to forest resources and livelihoods;
  2. The fuel-fibre-food nexus;
  3. Forest-water relations.
  • To articulate the interactions among the three items above.
  • To represent the AFF, on behalf of the Executive Secretary, on matters relating to the above duties, and on any other matters as directed by the Executive Secretary and the Governing Council of AFF.
  • To assist the Executive Secretary on any other duties and responsibilities (financial, administrative or technical) as may be directed.
  • Master’s degree in forestry, environment, natural resources management or related area.
  • Minimum of 10 years of post masters experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant post-PhD experience
  • Must have the capacity and demonstrated experience in leadership, management and forest science
  • Must  be a good team player
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Working knowledge of French or Portuguese will be an added advantage.
Terms of offer
The World Agroforestry Centre/AFF is an equal opportunity employer and offers a collegial and gender-sensitive working environment. We believe that staff diversity promotes excellence and strongly encourage applications from qualified women.
This position is on competitive terms and will be for an initial period of three (3) years, renewable subject to nine (9) months’ probation period, assessment of performance, continued relevance of the position and availability of resources.
How to apply
Applications for the position must include:
  • A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements and salary expectations
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • The names and addresses of three referees, including telephone, fax numbers and email addresses.
All correspondence should be addressed to the Human Resources Unit, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), PO Box 30677, Nairobi, Kenya OR via email: icrafhru@cgiar.org and should indicate “Application for Senior Programme Officer-AFF” on their application letters and email submissions.
Applications will be considered until 10 February 2012.
Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.
We invite you to learn more about AFF and ICRAF by accessing our web sites:  http://www.afforum.org  and www.worldagroforestry.org.

Experienced SEO Content Writers Jobs in Kenya

Experienced SEO Content Writers needed.
Apply only if you are good in writing in English or have experience as a SEO writer.
You need to complete one article for purposes of gauging your skills.
You should also be able to write atleast 2 articles per day (500 words each). You should also be available online.
Here’s what you need to work as a freelance SEO article writer
  • A good internet connection.
  • Good internet research skills
  • Unmatched English grammar skills. Able to write flawlessly.
  • A computer
  • Ability to write 100% original content. No duplicate articles.
  • A little understanding of SEO, keyword research,etc will be a plus.
Remuneration: From Ksh.100 to Ksh.250 per article.
You should be available to start right away or within a week’s
Apply to elico2000@gmail.com

Catholic Relief Services Compliance and Internal Controls Assistant Officer Job in Kenya

Reference Number – 2012/02
Department: Compliance and Internal Controls
Job Title: Assistant Officer- Compliance and Internal Controls
Grade: 4
Reports To: Compliance and Internal Controls Specialist
Supervises (Direct Reports Only): None
Based in (Location): Nairobi

Job Purpose
The primary purpose of the position is to participate in and perform reviews and appraise financial, operating and administration policies, procedures, controls and records of CRS Kenya, CRS Kenya’s partners as assigned by the Compliance and Internal Controls Specialist.
The position assists the Compliance and Internal Controls Specialist in review and audit of CRS Kenya office programs and partners and to ensure the promotion of good stewardship of resources consistent with the purposes for which the funds were given.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
  • Participate in regular visits to CRS /Ke sub office in Dadaab and partners to review the financial performance and evaluate the internal controls of the partners.
  • Under the direction of the Compliance and Internal Controls Specialist, prepare reports on the findings and recommendations
  • Participate in meetings with staff and partners to share reports and recommendations
Internal Controls:
  • Participate in reviewing and appraising the systems of internal control policies, procedures and records in accordance with generally accepted accounting/auditing principals.
  • Participate in and Perform internal reviews and audits that are in compliance with the Institute of Internal Auditors Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (SPPIA), the US Government Generally Accepted Auditing Standards for US Government Funding and CRS’ Financial Manual, Internal policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and maintain clear and concise work papers which clearly document and cross reference all evidential matter supporting findings and assertions.  Review findings for basis and adequacy of recommendations.
  • Inform Deputy Country Representative of progress and unusual findings and write reports on findings detailing recommendations made.
  • Discuss findings and recommendations with management and prepare regular reports on findings and recommendations.  Discuss reports with management prior to issuing such reports and follow up to determine the disposition of recommendations.
  • Track of responses and draft feedback to units/partners.
Other Responsibilities and Activities:
  • Conduct special reviews/investigations under the direction of the team leaders (CR, Deputy CR and Compliance and Internal Controls Specialist.)
  • Filing/tracking of documents in the unit
  • Facilitating retrieval and filling of documents sampled for review
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirement
  • A Bachelors degree in relevant field with CPA (K).
  • Experience in finance or as an internal auditor in an NGO
Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge on USG grants and other donor regulations.
  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting.
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills.
Required Behavioral Competencies
Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff):
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: CR, DCR-MS, HoP, Compliance and internal controls specialist and relevant Managers; Finance Manager, officers and accountants, other relevant departments in CRS/KE.
External: Partners, auditors and other as required.
Disclaimer Clause
This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties and responsibilities associated with the position
Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by February 6, 2012.
Human Resources Manager
Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program
E-mail: hr@ke.earo.crs.org
Note:  Please indicate the Reference Number of the position you are applying for on the ‘email subject’
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.