Friday, August 30, 2013

Hotel / Club Supervisor Job in Kajiado Kenya (KShs 10K - 18K)

Hotel / Club Supervisor
A club / hotel in Kajiado seeks to recruit a Supervisor reporting to the Manager to carry out the following functions:
He will oversee the running of the hotel and ensure all visitors are comfortable and they enjoy their stay. 
He should always be attentive and compassionate to guests’ requests and complaints.    
He will oversee operations of the other departments, kitchen, service, procurement and accounts.
He will be in charge that the other employees are performing their daily duties as required and will report to the management on a daily or weekly basis to share information regarding operations and goals. 

The supervisor also helps to resolve any problems, make reservations, and monitor the cash flow of the front desk.

  • He should have experience in the same field of about 2-3 years.
  • He should be a fast learner and able to adapt to new environments fast.
  • He should be a great team player and able to multi-task.
  • He should possess excellent problem – solving skills.
  • He needs to possess helpful customer service skills and remain calm and collected even when events become hectic.
This position demands working long hours including weekends and holidays and one should be prepared to be always on call.

Salary range is between 10,000/= - 18,000/=.
Male candidates are encouraged to apply.  
Applicants should send their CV by 6th September 2013. 

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

The candidate will be based in Kajiado.

Account / Sales Managers Job Opportunities

Account / Sales Managers
Are you aggressive, a go-getter, independent, confident, smart, intelligent, willing to work without supervision and pay yourself well? 

Then this is the job for you.

A leading supplier of IT Software is looking for Sales Ladies. 

  • A holder of a Degree or Diploma in IT or related courses.
  • Must have at least 3 years in fast moving consumer goods (knowledge on IT sales will be and added advantage). 
  • Work well under pressure, understand and acknowledge views of others.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management & feedback
  • Excellent negotiation skills on contracts and rages.
  • Ensure that the necessary documented work progress/ procedures are in place.
  • Provide various reports and analysis as needed and requested by management.
  • Business Development: Identify new focus areas for future development.
  • You should be aged between 25 – 35 years.
This position demands working long hours and flexibility.  
Salary is 25,000/= and it will be added depending on performance. 
Kindly send your application with a short written testimonial of your greatest achievement (at Most Half a page) and expected salary to by 4th September, 2013.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Client Service Account Executive Job in Kenya

Client Service Account Executive

Skill Set Requirements:

Organization skills

Excellent people management

Efficient liaising with the internal team, clients and supplier partners

Handling pressure and tight deadlines

2+ years work experience as AE at an advertising agency
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing

Well-dressed, professional and presentable personality


  • To liaise with clients and identify their advertising requirements
  • To liaise with production and traffic departments to meet deadlines and budgets; while maintaining high quality standards
  • To work with the Account Manager/Director to brief media, creative and research team
  • To liaise with client and internal team and ensure efficient communication flow
  • To negotiate timelines and budgets with clients, internal team and supplier partners
  • To assist in presenting and selling the creative product to clients
  • To assist in generating creative, media and supplier partner briefs
  • To attend meetings/presentations and take notes
  • To generate re-briefs, contact reports and critical paths
  • To source advertising monitoring reports and competitive communication from suppliers. And presenting the same to clients in an organized, easy-to-digest format
Contact Person: Edna Kariuki

Resume to be sent to:

Telephone: 020-375063 /020-3744122

Location: Nairobi

Salary: Negotiable

IRC Emergency Child Protection Coordinator Job in DR Congo

Emergency Child Protection Coordinator, DR Congo

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking an Emergency Child Protection (ECP) Coordinator to start up the proposed program. 

The ECP will be part of the wider emergency rapid protection team that includes gender-based violence and protection teams. 

The ECP Coordinator will be responsible for the recruitment of the CP team members of the emergency protection team who will oversee and implement components on case management, community action and safe learning spaces for children in close collaboration with all the teams. 
The ECP will be based in Goma but may be requested to travel to South Kivu to support the emergency protection team depending on emergency needs. 

The ECP will travel to the field with the team for one deployment of up to six weeks. 
The ECP Coordinator will report to the Protection Coordinator based in Goma, North Kivu, with a dotted line for technical oversight to the Child Protection and Youth Development Unit in HQ 

Scope of Work: 
The Emergency Child Protection Coordinator will be responsible for the recruitment and training of the child protection team members of the emergency protection teams, for relevant tool development to be prepared for deployments and to support the emergency protection team in their first deployment.

  • (Post-graduate) Degree in social work, social sciences, psychology, law, education or other related field
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in managing or implementing child protection projects in complex environments.
  • Prior Experience in implementing case management, safe spaces and community-driven programs preferred
  • Prior experience working in emergency settings or insecure environments.
  • Prior experience in capacity building including facilitation of training and coaching
  • Prior experience in developing or contextualizing CPiE tools
  • INGO experience required
  • Must be capable of applying their skills and knowledge in a range of capacities, including direct implementation, advisory functions, training and the transfer of technical knowledge and management skills to others.
  • Personal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French required
Work Environment and Travel Requirements: 
Goma is located at the north-eastern side of Lake Kivu and is the capital of North Kivu Province. 

Civil conflict is ongoing in the Kivu provinces, and the area is considered unstable. 

Strict adherence to security guidelines is requested of all IRC staff.  

This position will be based on Goma with one deployment of up to six weeks in either North or South Kivu. 

Comfortable shared housing will be provided by IRC.

To apply please go to and search for the name of the position.

Male Human Resource Officer Job in Kenya - Manufacturing Firm (KShs 80K)

Male Human Resources Officer

Manufacturing Firm

Gross Salary 80K
Our client is a Manufacturing Firm and is seeking to recruit a Human Resource Officer whose purpose will be to assist the Human Resources Manager in the execution of the day - to - day human resource functions and activities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct candidate reference checks to ascertain their suitability for the intended position
  • Assist the Human Resources Manager in conducting induction for new employees to promote positive attitude towards organizational objectives and values
  • Process statutory documents for new employees to ensure compliance to statutory requirements
  • Prepare weekly manpower requirement schedules in liaison with heads of user departments and submit the same to the labor service provider to plan for provision of supplementary manpower as per company requirements
  • Process weekly payment schedules for contract employees and follows up on the payments to ensure that labor services are not interrupted for non-payment
  • Maintain and regularly updates all employee records to ensure that all pertinent information is captured.
  • Prepare training participant lists and communicates with both the trainer and trainees to ensure mutual availability.
  • Maintain training records including training feedback forms and synopses to avoid unnecessary repetitions
  • Process all leave applications to ensure that leave balances are up to date
  • Communicates leave balances to employees to enable them plan accordingly
  • Prepares medical claims for management staff and forwards the same to the insurer for reimbursements and maintain record.
  • Regularly updates employee shifts in the attendance software to ensure that correct attendance data is captured
  • Make entries of all leave applications into the attendance software to ensure that accurate salary information is generated
  • Monitor general housekeeping and accordingly advises relevant staff to ensure upholding of housekeeping
  • Monitor usage of First Aid material to ensure efficient utilization
  • Replacement of expiring First Aid material to ensure compliance to statutory requirements
  • Regularly plan for security checks and check security records to ensure that all relevant data is comprehensively captured
The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • 2 years working experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry is a must
  • Thorough Knowledge of Current Labour and Employment Laws
  • Good knowledge of industrial relations procedures
  • Good knowledge of City Council bylaws
  • Good Performance management skills
  • Strong communication skills (both written and spoken)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team
  • Attention to detail and a good sense of procedures
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title (Male Human Resource Officer(Manufacturing Firm)-Gross Salary 80K) on the email subject to by September 13th  2013 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Kindly indicate current or last salary in the application

Technical Sales Director Job in Kenya

Our Client is in the construction industry and is currently looking for a Technical Sales Director.

Summary of the Position

The Candidate will report to the Managing Director.

The main responsibility of this position is to lead a team and drive sales revenue growth in a set of named products. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Participate in development and execution of the regional business plan
  • Develop and manage sales processes for technical account planning, opportunity planning, customer engagement planning
  • Drive and monitor adoption of sales processes across the team
The Candidate should have a technical background in engineering or construction and should be able to compare and contrast key competitors  in the industry

Job Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
  • Electrical/Mechanical/Civil Engineering Qualification.
  • Must have 5+ years of technical sales management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team of technical sales professionals
  • Ability to understand and leverage organizational dynamics within the company
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
If you feel you fit the above role please send your CV to  Indicate your Salary Expectations.

Cake Decorator and Baker Job in Kenya

Our client are a start up bakery currently recruiting for:

Cake Decorating Artist

Job Role

Decorating baked cakes for clients on order

Must know how to work with fondant, able to make sugar flowers from scratch
The candidate must know various types of cake decorating techniques and calligraphy
Have excellent communication & written skills

Computer literate

Fluent in English and 

Salary: 10,000 + 250 commission per  cake

Key competencies

  • Have relevant education background in cake making and decorative techniques
  • Must have a creative flair and exceptional presentation skills
  • Be flexible with time
  • Be resourceful and avoid wastage
  • 1 or 2 years experience in a bakery (fresh graduates are also encouraged to apply
  • Must have health certificate
  • Experience with fondant and chocolate
  • Fluency in Swahili & English
  • Minimum 2 – 3 years experience as a baker in a busy commercial bakery.
  • Certificate or Diploma in pastry arts
  • Experience in a variety of cake and/or loaves production
  • Must have health certificate
  • High proficiency and dexterity in scratch baking of breads, rolls, muffins, Danish, pies, cakes, cookies, pastries, and other confectioneries.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Able to learn and follow instructions/new recipes,
  • Ability to manage/control production costs issues and offer solutions
  • Proficient in modern oven and other baking apparatus
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform/supervise measuring, mixing, forming, cutting, moulding, shaping, proofing, of the dough, and baking using a variety of devices
  • Assist with inventory and ordering of ingredients
  • Be vigilant about using exact measurements and paying strict attention to timing
  • Maintain clean and sanitary conditions in the preparation and holding areas.
  • Monitor cooking completion times and set heat and humidity temperatures for proof box.
If you feel you fit the above roles please send your CV to

Thursday, August 29, 2013

World Bank AFTPE Senior Procurement Specialist Job in Kigali Rwanda

Senior Procurement Specialist
Local Extended Term Consultant Appointment (One Year, Renewable)
Location: Kigali Rwanda
The World Bank’s Africa Region’s Procurement Department for East Africa (AFTPE) seeks to recruit a high caliber locally - recruited Senior Procurement Specialist based in the Kigali, Rwanda Country office. 

The successful candidate will be appointed on an Extended Term Consultant (ETC) individual appointment for a period of one year, subject to renewal for a final second year (based on good performance and business need). 

The selected Senior Procurement Specialist (SPS) will work under the supervision and guidance of the Procurement Hub Coordinator based in Nairobi, Kenya with close collaboration with other procurement specialists in the region, Task Team Leaders and technical members.

The consultants will be required to travel within Rwanda.

The desired Senior Procurement Specialist is expected to:-
(i) Provide procurement support during project preparation and project implementation (including prior and post reviews of all procurement documents and decisions; 

(ii) Assist the Borrower in procurement capacity building activities including support during country procurement assessment and the procurement reform process; 

(iii) Work on procurement matters across sectors in the performance of the Bank’s fiduciary and service functions; 

(iv) Review and handle the technical, commercial and legal aspects of procurement; 

(v) Provide operational advice to clients and Bank staff on concepts, policies and procedures for international and local procurement; 

(vi) Participate in missions as procurement expert on projects; assess procurement implications of project design, evaluate institutional capacity of the Borrower and develop suitable procurement plans, conduct prior and post reviews of Bank-financed contracts.

Selection criteria:
The successful candidate should 
  • possess a Master’s degree with a major in a relevant discipline (e.g. Engineering, Law, Procurement, Finance, Business or Commerce) and relevant training in procurement work, with at least 8 years of relevant experience; 
  • Good knowledge of all concepts, principles of and approaches to international procurement, and of public procurement systems; 
  • Knowledge and understanding of technical, commercial and legal aspects of procurement at all phases of Bank lending operations; 
  • Demonstrated analytical clarity, problem-solving skills and negotiating skills with ability to balance project objectives and procurement requirements with client needs. 
  • Strong communication skills and ability to deal sensitively with a multi-cultural environment is key.
For the full position description and complete selection criteria and required competencies, qualified candidates are requested to submit an on-line application at

Click on >Current job openings > job# 131855. 

The World Bank is committed to achieving diversity of gender, nationality, culture and educational

Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Closing date is 11th September 2013.

Senior Accounting Manager Job in Entebbe Uganda (USD 1K)

Position: Senior Accounting Manager (Entebbe)


The Manager of Hotel Accounting will prepare and review hotel and restaurant financial statements and budgets. 

The position is responsible for financial and reporting controls for multiple locations. 

The Senior Accounting Manager provides financial information support to General Manager. 

The position calls for an individual who is willing to be an integral member of a dynamic and ambitious team, thrive in a fast paced and continuously changing environment, posses a high degree of self-motivation, and a has desire to learn more about the hospitality industry.

Report to: General Manager



  • Ability to understand guests' service needs.
  • Ability to focus attention on details.
  • Ability to prioritize organizes and follow through.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to give direction
  • Ability to adapt to priority changes of workflow or requirements.
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Ability to exert physical effort in the job functions
  • Ability to exert physical effort in transporting/handling equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to endure abundant physical movements throughout the work areas.
  • Ability to remain at assigned post when specified.
  • Ability to work cohesively with co-workers and other departments as part of a team.
  • Ability to lead and direct a team.
  • Ability to create and maintain a relationship with guests.
  • Previous guest relations training.
  • Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Preparation of monthly financial statements.
  • Preparation of month-end and year-end closing entries.
  • Posting of activity to the general ledger, including monthly accruals.
  • Research and correct account discrepancies.
  • Account analysis and reconciliation, to include bank statements, inter-company general ledger accounts and balance sheet accounts.
  • Preparation of monthly reconciliation's between source records and control accounts.
  • Monitoring and maintenance of recording and reporting fixed assets and related depreciation.
  • Familiarization with Management and Loan Agreements.
  • Evaluation and maintenance of internal controls relating to hotel properties This is to include validation of: supporting documentation, accuracy of information received, completeness of transactions, maintenance of accounting records, and physical security of assets.
  • Participate in the annual budgeting process.
  • Work directly with the Hotel General Manager and Operations Management.
  • Ensure monthly payroll is done.
  • Take initiative to identify areas and provide suggestions for improvement.
  • Research and resolve technical accounting and system issues.
  • Additional duties as developed, directed or assigned
Supervisor Responsibilities:
  • Interview, select, train, supervise, counsel and discipline all employees in the department.
  • Provide, develop, train, and maintain a professional work force.
  • Must be able to communicate instructions effectively with staff members and create a professional and comfortable environment.
  • Must balance constructive criticism with positive feedback.
Education and/or Experience:
  • BA/BS in accounting 
  • Three to five years hotel accounting related experience. 
  • Minimum 3 years of management experience.
Language Skills:
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, committees, suppliers, members, and employees.
Computer Skill:
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs.
Certification, Licenses, Registration:
  • Driver's License.

The basic salary will be structured as follow: 

30% will be paid in Uganda Shillings at the ruling monthly exchange rate and will be subject to PAYE.
70% will be paid in USD, tax free.
We will provide either accommodation or accommodation allowance.
Senior Accounting Manager: USD 1,000 Gross

How to Apply

If you meet the above, kindly send or resend your application along with an up-to-date CV with telephone contacts for three professional referees to including your daily telephone contact, current net salary and your expectation.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

IFC Senior Inclusive Supply Chain & Community Engagement Specialist Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job #: 131749
Title: Senior Inclusive Supply Chain & Community Engagement Specialist
Job Stream: Technical Assistance & Advisory Services
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Closing Date: 09/01/2013
Background / General description:
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries. 

We create opportunity for people to escape poverty and improve their lives. We do so by providing financing to help businesses employ more people and supply essential services, by mobilizing capital from others, and by delivering advisory services to ensure sustainable development.

IFC’s Sustainable Business Advisory (SBA) teams work with companies to adopt responsible business practices which transform markets and improve people's lives. We work with a range of industrial sectors including agribusiness, infrastructure, oil, gas, mining, services and manufacturing. 

One of the biggest challenges facing the private sector in Africa is how to promote inclusive economic growth that benefits communities, small and medium sized enterprises and the ‘informal’ sector. 

To this end IFC is looking to recruit a specialist to advise IFC and its clients on the development of inclusive supply chains and community engagement strategies.

The position is based in Nairobi, and will report to the SBA Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa

If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member with a Regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain his/her Regular or Open-Ended appointment. 

All others will be offered a 3 year term appointment.
Duties and Accountabilities:
The overall role of the Inclusive Supply Chain and Community Engagement Specialist will be to develop and manage IFC’s inclusive supply chain and community engagement programme in the agri-business, manufacturing, mining and banking sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

S/he will work in close coordination with global and regional investment departments, country managers and other advisory services business lines to identify advisory opportunities and will provide leadership and relevant expertise to develop a pipeline of related advisory projects in the region. 

S/he will also be an active member of the core global Inclusive Supply Chain and Community Engagement Practice Group and support and develop global projects/programs in other regions as requested.

Specific duties include:

Program Development and Implementation

Strategic: Develop, implement and manage SBA’s Inclusive Supply Chain and Community Engagement business plan for Sub-Saharan Africa; suppot SBA’s support to clients on community engagement strategies.

Technical: Develop technical solutions for Agribusiness, Manufacturing, Mining and financial institutions clients, serve as the industrial specialists for SBA on inclusive supply chains. Work with existing and prospective clients to develop sound and sustainable business solutions to engage SME’s and communities in their supply chains and develop new products that meet the needs of SME’s and the base of the pyramid.

Develop and manage IFC’s Training Program for SME’s:Develop and oversee SBA’s training program for SME’s (Business Edge and SME toolkit)

People Management: Mentor, support and supervise the team of project leaders and support staff to set and achieve targets; be responsible for recruitment and on-boarding of new staff, facilitate knowledge sharing among staff members and support program team members to develop professional skills and expertise.

Project and Portfolio Management: Set yearly program/project targets and ensure effective implementation of the projects in terms of activities, timeline, budget and expected impact. This includes technical guidance, supervision and quality control from project start-up, through to implementation, closure, evaluation under IFC’s M&E framework and project management policies, the review and the sign-off of all supervision and project closure reports.

Budget Preparation: Prepare annual budgets and regular cash forecasts, and manage funds so that financial targets are achieved.

Fundraising: Work with the regional manager formulating the SSA strategy related to Inclusive Supply Chain and Community Engagement, and assume responsibility for fund raising in collaboration with the Regional Donor Coordinator.

Communication: Draft and circulate regular communications on client and program performance.

Relationship Management with Inclusive Supply Chain and Community Engagement Stakeholders: Liaise with IFC and WBG internal stakeholders active in Inclusive Supply Chain and Community Engagement; represent IFC externally to relevant global and regional industry players, international organizations and donors.

Selection Criteria:
  • Masters’ degree in development economics or equivalent.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience, with a successful track record developing sustainable supply chains for SMEs.
  • Understanding of how markets, especially in developing countries, function and ability to provide informed insights about the role of the private sector in addressing sustainable supply chains.
  • Experience in writing project proposals, logical frameworks and budgets
  • Excellent communication skills in English, and the ability to present ideas and information clearly and concisely; candidates with French or Portuguese language skills have a competitive advantage.
  • Experience managing complex projects, monitoring programs, and reporting on a project cycle basis.
  • Excellent organizational and people management skills.
  • Ability to operate successfully in a multicultural environment, and to develop and maintain effective relations with a large, and diversified group of internal and external stakeholders.