Thursday, September 27, 2012

Nation Media Group Mechanical Engineer and Electrical Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. 


We are seeking to recruit experienced and self-motivated individuals to the positions of Mechanical Engineer and Electrical Engineer. 


Mechanical Engineer

Job Ref: HR-ME-09-2012

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Engineer will be expected to deliver on operational and technical requirements in accordance with our quality standards while guaranteeing that we are true to our vision of being the Media of Africa for Africa.

Key responsibilities

  • Preparation of routine maintenance plans and tasks for a rotary web-offsetprinting press and ancillary equipment;
  • Implementation of planned and preventive maintenance tasks;
  • Troubleshooting and resolving of machine problems and break downs expeditiously;
  • Installation and commissioning of new production equipment;
  • Implementation of safe working practices;
  • Supervision of plant technicians.

Qualifications, experience and skills

  • Basic University Degree in Mechanical Engineering;
  • At least 3 years working experience;
  • Knowledge /awareness of OSH Act of 2007;
  • Knowledgeable in applying best practice for print production;
  • Demonstrable capability to fit and contribute within a technical and professional team;
  • Ability and readiness to work long hours.

Electrical Engineer

Job Ref: HR-EE-09-2012

Reporting to the Technical Manager, the Engineer will be expected to deliver on operational and technical requirements in accordance with our quality standards while guaranteeing that we are true to our vision of being the Media of Africa for Africa.

Key responsibilities

  • Preparation of routine maintenance plans and tasks for a rotary web-offset printing press and ancillary equipment;
  • Implementation of planned and preventive maintenance tasks;
  • Troubleshooting and resolving of machine problems and break downs expeditiously;
  • Installation and commissioning of new production equipment;
  • Implementation of safe working practices;
  • Supervision of plant technicians.

Qualifications, experience and skills

  • B.Sc. Degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering from a recognized university;
  • At least 3 years working experience preferably in a busy production plant or print shop;
  • Knowledge/awareness of OSH Act of 2007.
  • Knowledge of personal computers (hardware/ software) and LAN experience;
  • Knowledgeable in applying best practice for print production;
  • Demonstrable capability to fit and contribute within a technical and professional team;
  • Ability to cope with pressure, work odd hours while adhering to tight deadlines.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may email their applications and detailed CVs online to: on or before 9th October, 2012.

Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted applicants.

International Justice Mission Director of Aftercare Job in Nairobi Kenya

Director of Aftercare

Nairobi, Kenya

The Need

International Justice Mission is a dynamic and highly professional organization that has experienced high-speed growth and an ever-increasing platform of work. 


The Kenya office has experienced increased casework that requires dynamic individual to lead the strategic aftercare efforts. 


The Director of Aftercare will develop, coordinate and implement IJM’s aftercare strategy so that all individuals rescued from oppression can receive appropriate, sustainable, client-focused rehabilitation within Minimum Standards of Care. 


This position is based in Nairobi and reports directly to the Director of Casework.


Aftercare Management

  • Develop a comprehensive aftercare strategy for all types of cases handled by the Field Office;
  • Act as a liaison to other NGOs, government leaders and social service providers in Kenya as well as assuring the professional quality of aftercare opportunities;
  • Organize and maintain detailed records of aftercare information in case management system
  • Ensure that aftercare operations remain on budget;
  • Liaise with other IJM offices to develop aftercare policies, procedures and protocol;
  • Develop a comprehensive system of child placement for IJM clients;
  • Provide staff training to enhance their ability to provide client-focused and client-sensitive intervention;
  • Implement short and long range goals of the IJM-Kenya aftercare department and evaluate the outcomes;
  • Maintain confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information.


  • Supervise aftercare staff members and casework administrator;
  • Participate in the leadership of the office;
  • Formulate the objectives for each social worker with respect to aftercare functions and in accordance with the FO Mission Memo and Strategic Plans, ensuring that objectives in the assignment memoranda are achieved;
  • Provide regular constructive feedback and guidance to aftercare staff members, including routine performance evaluations and reviews; and
  • Conduct annual evaluations for each aftercare worker and conduct an evaluation meeting to discuss the employee’s strengths and opportunities for growth.


  • Coordinate casework such that an aftercare worker is at all court hearings and legal counseling sessions relevant to child-complainants’ cases and investigations of traumatized persons;
  • Cooperate with partner organizations to develop and implement short and long term care strategies to ensure clients receive necessary assistance and appropriate care in recovering from the trauma of abuse, including overseeing the counseling program and child placement efforts of IJM-Kenya;
  • Ensure an aftercare presence when child clients have appointments with medical and psychological professionals, as necessary;
  • Maintain case files and prepare preliminary and follow-up reports regarding the status of each client;
  • Prepare monthly and aftercare annual reports;
  • Coordinate response to rescue/crisis situations;
  • Carry out other additional assignments as may be assigned by the FO Director/Director of Casework.

Travel Requirements

  • This position requires approximately 75% of travel within the environs of Nairobi.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Fluent written and oral communication in English and Kiswahili;
  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology or related field from an accredited university;
  • At least five years of relevant social work experience with at least 3 years in leadership/management position;
  • Work experience and knowledge in child placement, counseling, assisting victims of trauma especially sexual abuse, needs assessment, case management, program development, monitoring and evaluation, training and facilitation, resource mobilization, networking and coordination, research and child development;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to communicate, coordinate and build relationships with Christian ministries, churches and law enforcement fellowships of the Christian community in Kenya and around the world.

Critical Qualities

  • Mature orthodox Christian faith as defined by the Apostles’ Creed;
  • Person of integrity and honesty;
  • Strong attention to detail and disciplined with priorities;
  • Sustained positive attitude;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Evident passion to help people suffering injustice and oppression; and
  • Effective team player and leader.

Organization information

  • Competitive salary and medical benefits;
  • Applications accepted until the position is filled.

The Mission

The mission of International Justice Mission® is to protect people from violent forces of injustice by securing rescue and restoration for victims and ensuring public justice systems work for the poor.

Send Resume, Cover Letter & Statement of Faith* 


By Mail:

International Justice Mission
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 25743 00603

By Fax: (020) 2014628

By E-mail:

*What is a statement of faith? A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.

IAT Customer Service Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Exciting Customer Service Assistant Position

The Institute of Advanced Technology (IAT) is seeking to recruit a Customer Service Assistant to handle our front Office reception work.

IAT Pension Towers is looking for a candidate to fill the position of Customer Service Assistant. 


The position combines both Front Office reception work, handling customer enquiries and keeping records of the same.

The Person:

The suitable candidate should:

  • Be a Diploma holder, in a business related field
  • Have completed both ICDL 1 & 2
  • Possess excellent interpersonal, communication skills and people skills
  • Be able to work flexible hours (up to 7p.m. in the evenings)
  • Be aggressive in sales and marketing initiatives
  • Have worked in a similar role for at least 6 months.

If you strongly believe that you are competent to do the above job kindly apply by email, with your CV and all relevant certificates, not later than Friday 05 October 2012

Address applications to:     


Human Resources Director
P.O. Box 14201, 00800 

Westlands  Nairobi, Kenya

IAT, Symphony Place, 

Waiyaki Way Slip Road, Westlands, 

Tel:  4455000/0716 793 954



Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Safaricom Principal IT Strategy & Design Engineer Job in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Strategy and Planning Department within the Technology Division. 


In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Principal IT Strategy & Design Engineer


Reporting to the Senior Manager – Network Strategy and Architecture, the position holder will be responsible for developing a strategic road map that re-aligns the IT Strategy to the business priorities aimed at delivering operational transformation by optimizing existing IT investments and incorporating new capabilities into your infrastructure.

The job holder’s key responsibilities will be to:

  • Develop organizational IT strategy aimed at delivering both short-term and long-term business goals
  • Establishment of an enterprise-wide integrated IT architecture to fill in identified gaps
  • Setup of a future-ready and flexible IT infrastructure strategy that can adapt to changing trends and technologies
  • Enhance business value by helping ensure a strong alignment with business demands
  • Convert high-level strategies into architectural designs for a more successful technical implementation
  • Align IT strategy with internal business units ensuring the need for service fulfillment, assurance and billing are met
  • Based on validated IT strategy, create recommendations and align with delivery and operations teams
  • Based on validated architectures create concept papers, high level design principles and related dependencies
  • Preparation of an IT supplier strategy in coordination with Supply Chain Management
  • Formulate objectives for Business Continuity Planning in the IT domain area
  • Translate BCP objectives for IT into technical requirements, implementation guidelines and budget estimates
  • Organize quarterly strategy control meetings with delivery teams, business units and supply chain 

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills & competencies:

  • Six (6) years of experience in information systems and analysis in a busy service provider environment
  • Knowledge of and experience with: LANS/WANS; Cloud Environments; Disaster Recovery; Security Systems; Server-Client architectures; Backup systems; Enterprise Applications
  • Experience in OSS/BSS software, architecture or implementation on vendors like Cisco, NSN, Huawei, Ericsson
  • Good appreciation of telecom Value Added Services applications/products based on 3GPP and non-3GPP
  • Experience in Rating, Billing and Collection (BSS related functions) an added advantage
  • Possess understanding and knowledge of eTOM/ITLv3 framework and other industry standards/models
  • Proven ability to manage and lead groups of people, not directly reporting to the individual
  • Strong analytical, excellent presentation and planning skills; proficiency in MS Office required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications, Engineering, Computer Science

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below. 


The deadline for application is Wednesday 3rd October, 2012.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd

Via E-mail to:

M&E / Data Entry Clerk Job at TransMara District Hospital, Kenya

Republic of Kenya

Ministry of Medical Services

Office of the Medical Superintendent

TransMara District Hospital

Job Title: M&E / Data Entry Clerk 


1 Post

Reports To: Program Manager

Employment Status: Contract, Hourly


Receives, reviews, and enters data into computer system or tracking database according to established procedures. 


Ensures accuracy of all data recorded and performs database maintenance functions, support the institution’s vision, mission and goals. 


Support all ICT equipment and network infrastructure and ensure that they are working well.

This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keeps track of received data and source documents.
  • Prepares and sorts source documents, and identifies and interprets data to be entered.
  • Contacts preparers of source documents to resolve questions, inconsistencies, or missing data.
  • Data entry on the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) System in place. Enters alphabetic, numeric, or symbolic data from source documents into computer following format displayed on screen, and enters necessary codes.
  • Confirms accuracy of data such as patients/clients numbers, weight, height, dates, and drugs.
  • Produces monthly data sets to be sent to the funding donor.
  • Compares data entered with source documents, or reenters data in verification format on screen to detect errors.
  • Reviews and makes necessary corrections to information entered.
  • Compiles, sorts, and verifies accuracy of data to be entered.
  • Processes various forms.
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining an effective and efficient records management system.
  • Generates reports and responds to inquiries regarding entered data as requested.
  • Maintains confidential information
  • Performs general ICT duties such as computer maintenance, network and internet support and troubleshooting, etc.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.

Competency (To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies):

  • Knowledge of records management procedures.
  • Knowledge/experience in handling MOH/PEPFAR data
  • Knowledge of assigned program activities guidelines and processes
  • Ability to operate various work-processing software, spreadsheets, and database programs.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Interact and maintain good working relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Communicate efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 


The education and experience requirements listed below are representative of this position’s requirements.


  • Must have a diploma and,
  • One (1) year work experience in a data clerk / IT support position or a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the position’s essential duties and responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Diploma in any of the following : Information Technology ,  IMIS , Computer Studies, Health Records from recognized institution
  • Experience in health records Management or has worked in a Health institution will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in MS office applications specifically MS access , Excel, word and PowerPoint
  • Experience in User support and hardware and software installation
  • Network support experience will also be an added advantage

Qualified and interested persons should submit their application letters together with C.V., copies of academic and professional testimonials, and two (2) current letters of recommendation to the undersigned so as to reach on or before October 5th 2012.

The Medical Superintendent
TransMara District Hospital
PO Box 98-40700

Telephone: 058-5122212/5122041 Kilgoris

Telegram’'MEDSUP' Kilgoris

Or email to, clearly indicating position for which you are applying in the subject line.

Note: TransMara District Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted