Thursday, June 27, 2013

Wine Company Key Account Sales Manager in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (Salary $ 2,500 to $4,500)

Wine Company Key Account Sales Manager 
Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania (Salary $ 2,500 to $4,500)

Our client is an international organization that sells various products mainly wine, is looking for a Key Account Manager.

The main purpose of the job is to manage all sales and marketing activities within and around Dar-es-Salaam to drive distribution and create profitable growth for the Company, while at the same time providing value add to customers and key brand owners / principals.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Deliver the objectives, strategies and tactics to beat the budgeted targets (Revenue/GP/Vol/Investment)
  • Managing day to day business and monitor progress through accurate reporting to achieve targets, for revenue and gross profit as agreed with the Country Manager and Head of International Markets
  • Monitoring progress weekly and reporting monthly around financials, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), category and key brand performance in market and competition using Tableau data system
  • Building strong and ongoing business customer relationships across all accounts at all levels of the business to ensure satisfaction and sales growth in on trade customers
  • KPIs are pre-agreed, measured, reported and adhered to
  • Create outlet universe for hotels, resorts, casinos, premium bars, clubs and restaurants as well as relevant local clubs, bars and restaurants. Segment and prioritize to grow listings in current accounts with the Key Accounts Manager partner. Then agree and target a list of new business accounts to increase distribution of wines, premium spirits and non alcoholic beverages
  • Set account list priority, call frequently and objective led calls to map and build up monthly journey plans
  • Target 20 objective led customer calls per week. Spend 2 nights in the trade on outlet visits checking agreements with customers and following up on any issues. On odd weekends work to support events, dinners
  • Set account distribution targets on lead brands, supported by in bar activity to drive rate of sale
  • Work closely on marketing and brand plans, distribution targeting, activation initiatives and reporting of key brand owners
  • Conduct competitor analysis of portfolio, pricing, promotions and category/customer share and ensure that relevant information is shared with relevant parties internally
  • Prepare bespoke outlet beverage lists and provide training for key food and beverage staff maximizing company market share
  • Determine, set and monitor adherence to price schedules and discount rates. Lead customer discussions to advance the sales process, value add rather than price, tying up agreements and grow profitable share
  • Provide accurate monthly forecasts for all key product lines, by customer, to avoid out-of-stock scenarios
  • Manage the ordering process with the country manager and OIP team and following up orders to planning process and ensure a smooth stock rotation and inventory management to reduce costs and working capital
  • Manage credit liability through assessing credit worthiness, setting reasonable credit terms with the organizations finance, and managing timely collections on a monthly basis with all customers, on time and in full
  • Assist in planning and execute promotion plans and brand building initiatives, product launches etc
  • Plan and host on trade customer, consumer and principal wine tastings, dinners and events in outlets and the organizations retail
  • Innovate new promotional ideas to encourage customer footfall, visibility around the point of purchase and increase rate of sale in key customers to help grow the organizations distribution, listings and share
  • Perform other duties as requested by the line manager
Required Qualifications
  • At least a Bachelor degree with business qualifications (or equivalent level) with emphasis on Sales and Marketing
  • At least 5 years of sales experience preferably within the FMCG or liquor industry
  • Ability to self-motivate and influence a multicultural, cross functional team
  • A self-starter with drive and the ability to set and beat targets, plan their own work and time effectively
  • Effective people manager, communicator with team orientation
  • Advanced sales and negotiation skills
  • Experience and effective structured selling and account management skills
  • Strong wine selling and influencing ability, as well as solid spirits knowledge
  • Strong financial awareness and commercial capability
  • Comfortable organising and hosting trade and consumer events
  • Previous experience managing a team
  • Good numerical ability and commercial acumen
  • WSET qualified (strong wine selling knowledge)
  • Good customer focus
  • Passion
  • Able to work well in a team
  • High level of integrity
  • A person that is accountable
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Ability to influence
  • Good decision making and analytical skills
  • Good communication
If you are up to the challenge, send your CV only indicating (Wine Company Key Account Sales Manager Dar-es-Salaam Tanzania) on the email subject to before 12th July 2013.

Please indicate current or last salary. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Get Well Hospital Clinic Team Leader Job in Kenya

Career Opportunity

Get Well Hospital ltd is a Commercial enterprise dedicated to provision of quality healthcare to patients.

Position: Clinic Team Leader

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for overseeing the medical and administrative operations of the clinic and supervising both clinical and administrative staff.
  • Resolving problems both administrative and operational and ensuring compliance with regulations and standards
  • Assisting in development and implementation of cost effective policies and procedures for all administrative and operational areas.
  • Serving as a liaison between the clinic and external agencies
  • Responsible for the development of policies specific to the facility aimed at improving quality of care and cost reduction.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Must be a Registered nurse or Clinical Officer
  • Three years working experience as a team leader in a busy hospital or clinic.
  • Familiarity with regulations and emerging technologies in medicine.
  • Salary
  • A monthly pay of Ksh. 50,000-60,000 (Gross pay), depending on experience and qualifications
Interested applicants should submit application letters, curriculum vitae stating current and expected salary and copies of relevant certificates to the address below.

The Human Resources Officer,
Get well Hospital Limited,
P.O.  Box 46279-00100 Nairobi GPO,


Applications must be received not later than 4th July 2013 by 5.30pm.

Pharmacist Job in Mombasa, Kenya

A rapidly growing NGO in Mombasa requires a Pharmacist.
  • Diploma in pharmacy from a recognized institution.
  • Enrolled with pharmacy and poisons board
  • At least one year experience.
  • IT literate
Send your application and CV only indicating expected Salary.

All applications to be sent through ASAP

Deadline:5th July 2013.

Sales Executive Job in Kenya

We are an international training and consultancy organization offering technical training and education services designed for individuals, and organizations working in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health;  humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water sanitation and hygiene sectors .

Sales Executive

We are looking for a sales & Marketing Executive to head our marketing team for the above training products.

Knowledge and skills required;
  • Diploma  in  sales and marketing
  • At least one year of experience in a related environment.
  • Has strong computer skills
  • The ability and desire to sell.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • A confident and determined approach.
  • Resilience.
  • Must be able to think creatively and strategically
  • Able to work in a changing environment.
  • A high degree of self-motivation and drive.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • The capacity to flourish in a competitive environment.
Basic knowledge of GIS and Remote Sensing, a good understanding and experience of corporate training industry will be an added advantage.

If you meet the above criteria, please send your application and a detailed CV before 2nd  July, 2013 to

Human Resource and Administration Officer Job in Kenya

Human Resource and Administration  Officer

Our client urgently seeks to recruit a suitable person to fill the above position.

Main Purpose of the Job

The Human Resource Officer is responsible for providing support in the various human resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee counseling with experience  in a manufacturing   firm.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversees the human resource database. Ensures that system records are accurately recorded and cross-checked.
  • Enters new hire information in the human resource system database.
  • Tracks and resolves problems and checks system operations as scheduled.
  • Ensures that human resource files and records are maintained in accordance with legal requirements and Company policies and procedures.
  • Completes monthly and year-end reports regarding terminations, transfers, and new hires.
  • Ensures that reporting functions are up-to-date and in compliance with federal regulations.
  • Processes employment verification forms and name change packets.
  • Prepares recruitment lists and job postings.
  • Completes miscellaneous research, reports, and memos as requested.
Assumes responsibility for the accurate and timely performance of payroll functions.
  • Computes and records payroll data as scheduled.
  • Maintains payroll records in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Provides payroll information regarding merit increases to managers as requested.
  • Tracks and resolves payroll errors. Completes payroll adjustments and corrections as necessary
  • Ensure that payroll functions are performed in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining professional working relations with applicants, visitors, callers, and business professionals
  • Receives and screens visitors and telephone calls
  • Receives and tracks employment applications
  • Assists with questions and problems courteously and promptly.
  • Obtains and conveys information as needed.
  • Maintains and projects the Company’s professional reputation.
Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication, coordination, and working relations with Company personnel and with management
  • Assists in training new employees. Supports Department personnel as needed.
  • Coordinates with related departments as required. Answers questions and provides assistance.
  • Keeps management appropriately informed of area activities and of any significant problems.
  • Attends and participates in meetings as required.
Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or assigned
  • Ensure that work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.
  • Type’s memos and letters as requested.
  • Stay well informed regarding human resource developments.
  • Perform miscellaneous clerical functions and special projects as assigned
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the management.

Area: Academic
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Human Resources,
  • Higher Diploma, Human Resource Management.
Area: Professional
  • At least two (2) year of relevant experience.
  • Strong computer skills.
Area: Experience
  • Have worked in a similar position for at least 3 year
If you meet the above minimum requirements, kindly email your cv (Include your current & expected salary) to;

Recruiting Consultant,
Frank Management Consult Limited,
Nyaku House, 1st Floor, Argwings Kodhek Road,

Emails: and cc to

FMCG Sector Stores Manager Job in Mombasa Kenya

The company has a countrywide distribution network and now seeks to recruit a Stores Manager to enhance operations at their Mombasa Office.

The Job

Reporting to the Depot Manager, the holder will :

  • Provide a full range of store services in line with management policy on store management and stock
  • control of all products.
  • Initiate the process of stock replenishment.
  • Monitor stocks expiry dates and make necessary recommendations.
  • Make recommendations to the management on matters pertaining to receiving, storage and dispatch of products.
  • Coordinate the daily/weekly/monthly stock takes, and making necessary corrections and recommendations to management.
  • Prepare weekly/monthly reports as required from time to time by management.
  • Coordinate with user departments to identify stock requirements.
  • Continuously monitor the stock levels to ensure optimum stock levels are maintained, while ensuring no stock outs.
  • Ensure continuous safety awareness is conducted and understood by all stores staff.

The Person

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Degree in Business Administration or related field.
  • Diploma in Stores Management
  • A qualification in CPA 1 o II.
  • Have 3–5 years in stores management.
  • Have stock management skills.
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Be Computer Literate.
  • Problem solving, Planning and organizing skills
  • Attention to detail and business Acumen

This position is based in Kisumu and the interested candidates have to be ready to relocate.

Interested candidates should send their applications and CV’s ONLY to not later than Thursday the 4th July 2013.

Any applications with Certificate attachments and others will be disqualified.

Construction Services Manager Job in Kenya

Construction Services Manager

Our Client is a group of Companies that has been in operation for the last 7 years with a large customer base.  
Their main role include assisting shops and restaurant to fit displays, refrigeration systems, bakery equipment and shelves before they open doors to the public and maintain the equipment under service contract thereafter.

The group consists of 2 separate entities:

1. Design- handles all sourcing/procurement, interior design.
2. Construction – Handles installation, after sales service and maintenance.

The client operates from a large block along Mombasa Road and is now strategically looking at the East Africa region.
Our client is looking for a Construction Services Manager who shall report to the Managing Director / Operations Manager
Roles and responsibilities
This is a senior position which entails understanding the business processes and operations.
Specific roles include:
  • Valuing projects and issuing quotations
  • Supervise the construction team
  • Develop bills of quantities (boq) for projects
  • Work with design team to design high end projects
  • Determination of best materials to be used for construction
  • Carry out quantity surveying of various projects
  • Appraisal of the construction team
  • Organize and train construction staff
  • General leadership of the team
Qualification, experience and skills
  • Ideal candidate is an entrepreneurial quantity surveyor registered professionally
  • Relevant degree or other relevant training from a recognized institution
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar position.
  • Strategic thinking capacity, excellent analytical, problem solving, time management, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and lead a team
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Dedicated and self motivated
Application process
Kindly send your CV and cover letter detailing your experience, qualification and motivation for the job to , clearly indicating the position as the subject and address it to Recruitment Manager by close of business on 5th July 2013.
Competitive remuneration will be offered to the right candidate and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
For more details check

EPZA Transport Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Transport Officer

Job Group:
One position

Job Ref:  EPZA/HR/05/06/2013
The incumbent shall report to the General Manager, Finance and Administration for the following:

Key Responsibility Areas:
  • Allocation of fuel cards to drivers and monitoring fuel consumption while keeping clear records on utilization of fuel and other lubricants;
  • Managing the allocation of transport to those who request.
  • Ensuring that all vehicles have valid work tickets
  • Ensuring that insurance covers and vehicle inspection are procured or done on time;
  • Supervising and allocating vehicles to drivers;
  • Planning and organizing for repair and maintenance of vehicles as per manufacturer’s manual.
  • Ensuring that vehicles are serviced as required before they undertake any journey
  • Ensuring that the requirements of safety, health and work environment are maintained for staff, passengers and the drivers;
  • Carrying out performance appraisal of all staff in the transport section.
  • Any other lawful duty that may be assigned by the GMFA.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelors’ degree in Public Administration and Management, Business Management or any Social Science Degree or any other relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • A Diploma in Transport or Fleet Management
  • Must have served as a Transport / Fleet Management Officer for at least three years (3) in a busy institution or large organization.
  • Must have proven experience in managing drivers and allocation of transport in a busy environment.
  • Must have honesty, integrity and commitment to producing results;
  • Must be a team player with good communication skills;
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines.
N.B: Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Salary Package and Terms of Service: Highly attractive salary packages commensurate with competencies will be offered to successful candidates. Successful candidates for all positions will be engaged on Permanent and Pensionable terms subject to acceptable probationary performance.

Method of Application:

Suitably qualified candidates should:

Submit their applications together with updated curriculum vitae, certified true copies of certificates and current remuneration pay slips. Applications should be forwarded to the following address not later than 13th July, 2013.

Chief Executive Officer
Export Processing Zones Authority
P.O. Box 50563 - 00200 


Provide day time telephone contacts and names of three referees [one of whom must be the current/last employer who should be in a position to attest to the duration of positions held by the candidate in the organization as well as moral character and integrity].

“The Export Processing Zones Authority is an equal opportunity employer”

Head Chef Job in Nanyuki, Kenya


Location: Nanyuki

Industry: Hospitality

Our client, a reputable lodge located in the foothills of Mt. Kenya Southern border of Laikipia region is seeking to recruit a Chef. 
The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing, costing and delivering exciting and creative menus for mobile campsite and the lodge. 
He/she must have experience working for a safari business and dealing with overseas guests.

Key Responsibilities
  • Developing, costing and delivering exciting creative menus for mobile campsite and the lodge
  • Assisting the purchasing officer with re ordering of kitchen equipments and consumables and food
  • Maintaining accurate stock and usage records and providing this information to the Lodge Manager
  • Handling kitchen budgets and record keeping in accordance to the lodge  policies, guidelines and procedures
  • Keeping the Lodge Manager informed  on all related guests issues such as special requests, suggestions or complaints
Qualifications and Skills
  • At least a Diploma in Food Production from a reputable institution
  • Previous experience in working for a safari business and dealing with overseas guests
  • High level of organization and ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to deal with all the difficulties that this role can bring
  • Must have high standards of hygiene and cleanliness
  • Individual should have a pleasant personality, flexible and be a self starter
To apply, send CV ONLY to by Tuesday 9th July 2012.

Kindly indicate the position title and minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Supply Chain Manager Job in Kenya

Supply Chain Manager

Our client is an international organization that sells catalogued products from various parts of the world. 
They are looking for a Supply Chain Director who will report to the CEO of the Kenyan organization for that is establishing its presence in Kenya.

The Supply Chain Directors main purpose shall be to build and manage all aspects of the companies supply chain and cost effectively carry out their duties.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Establish and manage supplier relationships
  • Setting up and running a just in time sorting facility
  • Creating and managing the company’s logistics strategy to enable a lean just in time supply chain
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree with evidence of good performance
  • Enjoys motivating people and building relationships
  • Highly analytical
  • Driven by intellectual challenge and fast pace
  • Supply chain management experience required
  • Experience working with Just in Time procurement preferred
  • Experience working in Kenya preferred
  • People with international experience are encouraged to apply
  • Should be conversant with internet and M-Pesa trading
If you are up to the challenge, send your CV only indicating (Supply Chain Manager) on the email subject to before 4th July 2013.

Please indicate current or last salary and explain why you would like the position. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Sales and Marketing Job in Kenya

 We are a growing and ambitious local company involved in the business of making products for mothers and babies/children would like to have outstanding and aggressive sales person who will be responsible for business expansion.

Sales and Marketing

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business expansion through actively identifying and recruiting new distribution outlets
  • Maximizing the company’s sales through personal sales and through the customer database
  • Maintaining and updating company’s customer database
  • Enhancing and managing the current trade relationships
  • Assisting in the co-ordination of strategic marketing functions for company events
  • Other functional and professional duties that may arise from time to time

The candidate should posses the following qualifications:

  • Preferably a Bachelor’s degree. A Diploma in marketing
  • Must have at least 2 years experience in sales and marketing
  • Self driven with a passion for achieving results
  • Works with minimum supervision
  • Possesses a high level of integrity
  • Customer oriented
  • Outgoing and open-minded
  • Open to positive and constructive criticism
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good communication skills
  • Right attitude to work and to others
  • An honest God fearing and courageous person

All qualified candidates should send their applications including three referees and CVs immediately to 

The candidates should indicate the position applied for in the subject line and their Expected Salary.

Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Coordinator Job in Mogadishu, Somalia

Social and Behavior Change (SBC) Coordinator

Location: Mogadishu, Somalia

Duration of the Contract: Twelve (12) months, with the possibility of extension

International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization.

Its mission is to improve quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide.

By offering training and health care to local populations and medical and nutrition assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Description of the Position:

The SBC Coordinator, based in Mogadishu, will provide support to International Medical Corps’ nutrition programs in south-central Somalia and Somaliland. 
Specifically, the SBC Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring the smooth implementation of activities designed to promote behavior change for improved maternal and child nutrition.

He/She will train and provide ongoing supportive supervision to local implementing partners and International Medical Corps’ field-based national staff.

Specific Responsibilities and Tasks:

1. General knowledge of International Medical Corps code of conduct and ethics
  • Maintain and promote positive relationships colleagues and beneficiaries
  • Respect all rules and procedures
  • Comply with health and safety rules
  • Respect medical ethics
2. Implement and Monitor Social and Behavior Change Activities
  • Train and provide ongoing supportive supervision to national implementing partners and International Medical Corps’ field-based national staff in promoting improved maternal and child nutrition through the Care Group model, home micronutrient fortification, and other community-based SBC activities.
  • Develop and operationalize a plan for building the capacity of national implementing partners to promote SBC for IYCF through the Care Group model.
  • Liaise with Directorate of Health, local authorities, and other key stakeholders to build national capacity to promote improved nutrition levels through the Care Group model.
  • Coordinate with IMAM programs and health facilities to encourage cross-referrals.
3. Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Prepare an M&E plan for all SBC-related activities
  • Responsible for timely and accurate collection of data against indicators, in line with donor reporting requirements; ensure experiences and lessons are well-documented; prepare weekly progress reports for submission to International Medical Corps Program Coordinator
  • Work with the Nutrition Coordinator to prepare regular narrative reports, in line with donor reporting requirements, for submission to donor.
  • Work with International Medical Corps technical staff to develop and conduct surveys and evaluations as needed (e.g. KAP, SMART, Barrier analysis, etc.)
Additional Tasks:
  • Other duties as determined in consultation with International Medical Corps technical and program management staff.
  • Master’s degree in nutrition or public health, with focus in nutrition/medical anthropology/behavior change, AND 5+ years of relevant work experience (minimum 3 years in developing country); OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition and 7+ years of relevant work experience (minimum 5 years in developing country)
  • Experience:
  • Previous SBC experience; promotion of IYCF through Care Group model highly preferred;
  • Experience working in settings where both acute malnutrition and stunting are significant public health issues
Personal Qualities:
  • Knowledge of the latest best-practices and standards related to nutrition
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively
  • Ability to work in hardship conditions and in conflict settings
  • Demonstrated strengths in writing and critical thinking; strong computer skills
  • Knowledge of/experience with the Somalia context is a plus
Languages: Fluent in English and Somali – written and spoken

How to Apply:

Send cover letter and CV top the following email address: 
Please indicate the job title in the email subject line clearly.

Deadline for applications: 4th July 2013. 
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

International Medical Corps is an equal opportunities employer

TIS DAI Communications Specialist Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Seeking: Communications Specialist

Do you have communications experience?  
Do you enjoy writing, photography and graphic design? 
Do you want to make a difference?  
Do you enjoy travel and adventure?

If you would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for Somalia/Land, please read on!

USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program

The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and implemented by Development Alternative Inc (DAI), an international development organization.

It responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia/Land by mitigating conflict, promoting stability and community cohesion, and increasing public confidence in governance.

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

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

Qualifications and skills sought:
  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism, humanities, marketing, public relations, international affairs or other related social sciences field;
  • 4 years’ work experience in media or communications;
  • Excellent oral and written English language skills;
  • Photography, graphic design and short video production skills preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience in writing and designing brochures, success stories, technical reports and promotional material;
  • Experience in website design and content management a plus;
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural communications ability;
  • Experience in providing training and mentoring, particularly in the field of communications and monitoring & evaluation.
This is a Nairobi based position with potential travel to Somalia and Somaliland.  Qualified Kenyans and expatriates based in Kenya are encouraged to apply.

Do you have the above qualifications and skills? Please send 1) a CV 2) current position and salary history and 3) three professional references to 
Closing date: Tuesday July 7, 2013. 
Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

IOM Field Grants Administrative Assistant Job in Mogadishu, Somalia

Vacancy No: SCO/034/2013

Functional Title: Field Grants Administrative Assistant

Department: Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS)

Grade: G4/01

Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia

Type of Appointment: 6 months under 3rd party contractor with possibility of extension

Closing Date: 3rd July 2013.

General function:

Under the overall supervision of USAID Transition Initiatives for Somalia (TIS) Program Manager and the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator, in coordination with the Grants Manager, or his/her designee, the incumbent will assist in administration of grants by ensuring proper filing of grants related financial, contract and grantee documents in the field.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain secure hard copy files for every ongoing activity in the field, to immediately send scanned copies of all relevant documents and hard copy files when safe to the headquarters-based Grants Unit.
  • Assist Field Team members in preparing necessary grant documentation, including but not limited to, Site Visit Notes, before, during and after Photos, systematic reporting, and needed Grant Amendments.
  • Assist in the compilation of data from the field for preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Review all grantee deliverables and invoices to ensure compliance against contract/agreement and grant budget prior to sharing with headquarters for payment processing.
  • Follow up with TIS Headquarters’ Finance Unit to ensure payments are being processed in a timely fashion after sharing supporting documentation.
  • Manage the office supplies, maintaining a Log Book of materials and use.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Personal Development:

The incumbent will perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. He/she will accept responsibility for monitoring in full of an activity’s grant documentation.

Required Qualifications:

The minimum required academic and professional skills for the jobholder to perform successfully in their job include:
  • University Degree in Mathematics, Business Administration, Finance or Business related field,
  • Previous work experience in Grants or Finance related field especially on USAID funded projects at least 2 years.
  • Willingness to travel extensively within the region, work extended periods in the field and interact effectively with partners.
  • Experience in initiating and encouraging inter-sectorial information sharing and cooperation, while exercising respect for cultural diversity.
  • Ability and willingness to travel at short notice for at least 33% of time.
  •  Highly proficient in Microsoft office (Microsoft Excel, Access, Outlook and Word) and internet applications.
Required Skills and Competencies:
  • Personal commitment, efficiency and results-driven, sound organization skills with strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, strong interpersonal, inter-cultural skills and ability to work as part of a diverse team.
  • Ability to maintain effective communication with colleagues, both junior and senior and will relate to others mindful of the cultural diversity of local communities and colleagues.
  • Maintain a positive, participatory work environment where information is shared, staff input is considered and a healthy team spirit thrives.
  • Ability to work independently, respond appropriately to environmental, safety hazards and function effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to utilize systems effectively to ensure economical use of equipment and supplies.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain integrity in performing responsibilities assigned.
  • Objective, analytical and capable of working under pressure on tight deadlines; should be willing to work overtime and on weekends when required
  • Thorough knowledge and fluency of English. Fluency of Somalia is preferred.
Method of Application:

Interested candidates should submit CV and a cover letter indicating the Vacancy Notice Number, with three professional references and contacts (email or telephone) to the:

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Mission in Somalia, Nairobi Office
Human Resources Department
Gitanga Groove, off Gitanga Road
P.O. Box 1810 – 00606

Send by email to:

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

IRC Supply Chain Officer - Procurement Job in Lodwar, Kenya

Supply Chain Officer - Procurement

Sector: Supply Chain          

Location: Kenya     
Employee Type: Regular   
Employee Category: Full Time        

Based in Lodwar the position holder will coordinate the overall planning and organization of the functions of procurement (i.e. acquisition, transport, storage and control of equipment and materials) for efficient and effective support of program implementation for the Lodwar Program.

This position reports to the Deputy Field Coordinator

Key Tasks:
  • Oversee the receiving, storage and dispatching of supplies and project materials to the respective areas
  • Ensure effective and efficient logistics support for daily area operations including procurement and supplies, all being implemented in accordance within the policies and standards, as well as approved budgets
  • Participate in the tendering process including preparation of tender documents relating to construction materials and equipment
  • Prepare procurement plans in conjunction with relevant departments
  • Ensure that procurement status reports are up to date at all times and are shared appropriately
  • Oversee the warehouse operations to ensure stock security adherence to policies, process, procedure and guidelines
  • Ensure that all records including inventory lists of IRC items and equipment are updated and easily available to authorized users
  • Ensure that the periodic inventory reports are prepared as required internally by IRC and/or by donors ie monthly, quarterly, yearly
  • Ensure the functionality of IRC Lodwar fleet of vehicles and equipment to support program implementation
  • Ensure proper vehicle and other equipment utilization, maintenance, fuel consumption and monitoring and controls systems as per IRC policies and procedures
  • Assign duties, supervise and appraise section staff.
  • Represent Supply chain department in inter departmental meetings.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Higher National Diploma in Business Administration or Logistics with basic accounting knowledge
  • At least National Certificate level training in Purchasing and Supplies preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ of relevant working experience in field logistics.
  • Excellent inter personal and communication skills
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Good team leader
  • Organised and a good planner with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Significant understanding of complex emergencies
  • Understanding of various donors requirements
  • Excellent working skills with Microsoft Office and a database package.
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.  International allowances are not available for this position. 
Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector.

IRC leading the way from harm to home.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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Please apply on or before 5th July 2013.

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Careers and Vacancies 2013

Kenya Revenue Authority

Career Opportunities

1. Senior Assistant Commissioner - Procurement / Inventory Services

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reviewing and implementing procedures, tactics and work plans for the Section.
  • Management and development of staff.
  • Reviewing of tender documents, contract documents and proposals.
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Co-ordinating, storage and stock control procurement activities.
  • Reviewing contract documents.
  • Maintaining effective procurement! inventory systems for the Authority.
  • Co-ordinating the activities of tender processing documents.
  • Co-ordinating the processes of tenders, quotations and proposals.
  • Providing Secretarial Services to the Procurement/Disposal Committees under the Act.
  • Any other relevant duties assigned.
Requirements for Appointment
Academic and professional qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Commerce/Economics/Procurement & Supplies or related field from a recognized University.
  • A Masters Degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS) or equivalent.
  • A Full Membership of KISM.
  • Management training
  • Must have at least six (6) years experience, four (4) of which must be in a supervisory position in a large organization.
  • Attach Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Leadership and managerial skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Mature and result oriented.
  • Must have high standards of integrity.
  • Team Player.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
2. Principal Procurement / Inventory Officer
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Floating and closing of quotations.
  • Monitoring of stock levels.
  • Coordinating deliveries of goods and services.
  • Compiling evaluation and inspection reports.
  • Assisting in the preparation of Annual Procurement Plans and budget.
  • Preparation of contract documents.
  • Any other relevant duties assigned.
Requirements for Appointment
Academic and professional qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/Commerce/Economics/Procurement & Supplies or related field from a recognized University.
  • Diploma in Supplies Management (CIPS) or its equivalent.
  • Diploma Membership of KISM.
  • Supervisory skills training.
  • Must have at least 4 years experience in a large organization.
  • Attach Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Organizational awareness.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Result oriented.
  • Attention to details.
  • Must have high standards of integrity.
  • Team player.
3. Procurement / Inventory Officer I
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Receiving and verifying goods delivered.
  • Opening and closing quotations.
  • Carrying out stock taking.
  • Custodian of stores.
  • Carrying out market survey.
  • Any other relevant duties assigned.
Requirements for Appointment
Academic and professional qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement and Supplies or Business related degree from a recognized University.
  • Diploma in Supplies Management (CIPS) or its equivalent.
  • Diploma Membership of KISM.
  • Must have at least 2 years experience.
  • Attach Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Organizational awareness.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Must have high standards of integrity.
  • Team player.
  • Good analytical skills.
If you fit the required profile, please forward your application in own handwriting and enclosing a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of a professional certificates, testimonials and a copy of your national identity card to the address below to be received not later than Tuesday 2 July, 2013.

Telephone and e-mail contacts should also be provided.
Senior Deputy Commissioner, Human Resources
Kenya Revenue Authority
Times Tower, Haile Selassie Avenue, 28th floor
P.O Box 48240-00100 
Notes for applicants
  • Applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked the post applied for, through courier service to the above mentioned address or placed in relevant boxes at Times Tower Building, Nairobi (Ground Floor).
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Premier Academy Kindergarten Teaching Job Vacancy in Kenya

Kindergarten Teaching Post
Applications are invited for the above mentioned post.
Applicants should:
Have a diploma in Early Childhood Education from the KHA
Have a minimum of 3 years exposure to the British National Curriculum
Have a minimum of 5 years teaching experience at a reputable Kindergarten
Have a child-centered approach to teaching
Be computer literate and competent in the use of Excel & Word software
A handwritten application, together with a detailed CV, mobile contacts, 2 passports size photographs and 3 referees should be sent to:

The Human Resource Manager
Premier Academy
P.O. Box 39513 - 00623
on or before Tuesday, 2nd July 2013.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The National Treasury International Sovereign Bond Issue International Lead Manager Job in Kenya

Republic of Kenya
The National Treasury
International Sovereign Bond Issue
Request for Expression of Interest
Ref: GoK/ISBI/2013
International Lead Manager
1. The Government of the Republic of Kenya through the National Treasury is considering accessing the international capital markets by the second half of calendar year 2013 to issue a sovereign bond. 
The targeted amount is provisionally set at USD 1,000 million and will be primarily used to finance infrastructure development in Kenya.
2. Through the proposed transaction, the Government of the Republic of Kenya intends to diversify its investor base, establish a pricing benchmark for future issuance by both the public and private sector, as well as to promote the Republic’s reputation and visibility amongst the international investor community.
Scope of work
3. To provide comprehensive Lead Manager Services in international sovereign bond issue. This shall inter-alia include:
i) Working with the National Treasury to ensure timely completion of the transaction;
ii) Appointing Manager’s Counsel and both conducting due diligence on the Offering and commenting on the draft of the Offering Circular in a time-efficient manner;
iii) Assisting the National Treasury in determining the most appropriate timing, format, amount, tenor, coupon, all-in-cost, other relevant terms and conditions of the bond, including best pricing scheme;
iv) Preparing, together with the Manager’s Counsel, the legal documents and agreements relevant to the Offering
v) Arranging Road Shows and Conference Calls to update investors as required
vi) Liaising with potential investors and managing the Book Building process for the Offering;
vii) Completing all aspects of listing and rating procedures;
viii) Acting as coordinator for all advisors (legal, accounting, etc.) involved in the Notes issuance;
4. The National Treasury now invites internationally acclaimed, experienced and recognized financial
institutions specialized in the provision of comprehensive lead manager services in sovereign debt issues at least over the last three years to express their interest in providing these services. 
Interested firms shall provide information indicating their:-
i) Professional experience in the issuance of international sovereign bond in emerging markets.
ii) International track record in secondary market support of international sovereign bond issue.
iii) Professional capability to undertake the work.
5. Completed Expression of Interest documents in plain sealed envelope clearly marked on top “EOI for International Lead Manager” should be sent to the address below:-
Financial Secretary
The National Treasury
6th Floor Treasury Building
Harambee Avenue
P.O. Box 30007 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi, Kenya
Deadline for submission of Expression of Interest is 15th July 2013 at 1600 hours Kenyan local time.
Request for Proposal (RFP) document will be sent to each short-listed firm thereafter.

6. Requests for further information or clarifications from interested eligible international financial institutions should be addressed to:
Debt Management Department
Tel No. +254 20 316718; 
Fax No. +254 20 315294
Email: or
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The National Treasury International Sovereign Bond Issue International Lead Counsel Job in Kenya

Republic of Kenya
The National Treasury
International Sovereign Bond Issue
Request for Expression of Interest
Ref: GoK/ISBI/2013
International Lead Counsel
1. The Government of the Republic of Kenya through The National Treasury is considering accessing the international capital markets by the second half of calendar year 2013 to issue a sovereign bond. 
The targeted amount is provisionally set at USD 1,000 million and will primarily be used to finance infrastructure development in Kenya.
2. Through the proposed transaction, the Government of the Republic of Kenya intends to diversify its investor base, establish a pricing benchmark for future issuance by both the public and private sector, as well as to promote the Republic’s reputation and visibility amongst the international investor community.
Scope of work
3. To provide comprehensive lead counsel services in international sovereign bond issue. This shall inter-alia include:
i. Working with the National Treasury to ensure timely completion of the transaction;
ii. Conducting due diligence, drafting and reviewing documentation for the issuance, including the
prospectus and related documentation;
iii. Advising the issuer on US and European securities law relating to disclosure, liability and placement issues as they may arise;
iv. Advising the issuer and assisting with negotiating contractual arrangements with lead managers/book runners;
v. Preparing and coordinating legal and disclosure opinions to be given in connection with the issue; and
vi. Performing such other services as may be mutually agreed between the law firm and the Government of the Republic of Kenya.
4. The National Treasury now invites eligible and experienced international law firms to indicate their interest in providing the aforementioned services.
Prospective candidates should demonstrate the following in their response:
i. Verifiable track record over the past five years in providing legal advice for sovereign bond issuances in emerging markets, including debut issuance;
ii. International track record reflecting the firm’s sovereign finance transactions in the last five years, with particular emphasis on the emerging markets.
iii. Professional capability to undertake the work.
5. Completed Expression of Interest documents in plain sealed envelope clearly marked on top “EOI for International Lead Counsel” should be sent to the address below:-
Financial Secretary
The National Treasury
6th Floor Treasury Building
Harambee Avenue
P.O. Box 30007 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi, Kenya
Deadline for submission of Expression of Interest is 15th July 2013 at 1600 hours Kenyan local time. 
Request for Proposal (RFP) document will be sent to each short-listed firm thereafter 
6. Requests for further information or clarifications from Interested eligible international law firms should be addressed to:
Debt Management Department
Tel No. +254 20 316718
Fax No. +254 20 315294
Email: or
ISO 9001:2008 Certified.