Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Digital Marketing Manager Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Digital Marketing Manager (DMM)

Position Location 
: Nairobi, Kenya with some travel
Reporting Line : Marketing Manager-East Africa

Company Profile

Our Client is the global co-leader in premium spirits and wine Industry.

Reporting

The DMM will report to the Marketing manager with a dotted line to the Sub Saharan Africa Digital Head. He will interact constantly with the marketing team, and will work closely the SSA digital head, Brand companies’ digital managers and local/global agencies to develop and execute all digital/integrated activations.

Summary of Key responsibilities:
  • The main responsibilities of the DMM will be:
  • Create the companies integrated digital strategy, vision and execution through all digital channels.
  • Responsible for developing and managing all brand communications through digital channels, both stand alone and integrated.
In addition to the above he/she will:
  • Follow and understand the performance of all digital assets (websites, social media, online content, eCommerce, eCRM) via local and global tools/agencies.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with local and global agencies.
  • Work together with various teams on global projects.
  • Liaise with Brand companies on digital content and brand communication.
  • Understand, use and integrate different digital metrics to enable employees to make data driven marketing decisions.
  • Manage a dedicated digital budget and assist brand teams in managing and planning digital budgets, media, creative and production.
Candidate profile

The ideal candidate for this position should be an experienced marketing professional, passionate about new technologies and media with around 3-5 years’ experience with an individual company or agency (media planning, account management, brand management). A strong marketing education or background is a plus.

Essential Skills
  • Excellent strategic and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as you will be working with key brands teams within the organization
  • Creative problem solver with ability to multi-task while giving attention to details
  • Proven experience in digital marketing (Social Media, ePR, eCommerce, eCRM, Search, Media)
  • Strong understanding of the digital landscape and how it can be used to support and develop the brand
  • Creative, technology savvy with a true interest in brands
  • Result driven, a self-starter
Benefits

Our Client offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

How to apply

To apply for this position send your CV to mycv@myjobseye.com quoting the position in the subject line.

Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




Oregon Regional Manager Job in Kenya

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Our client an international company, listed on the NYSE, designs, manufactures and markets replacement parts and equipment for consumers and professionals in the forestry, lawn, garden farm and concrete cutting markets under various brand names. Oregon®, Carlton®, ICS®… The global turnover is close to $ one billion. 

The company employs about 4,000 employees and runs 13 manufacturing plants in the world. 

Regional Manager Oregon®   

Mission:

To assist the Regional Manager selling the complete OREGON® product line to distributors active in a two-step distribution system (Distributors & Dealers) for an assigned geographic area to meet and exceed annual sales & profit targets.
To generate, enforce and manage long-term empowering commercial partnerships with each distributor aiming at developing sales and fine tuning their market strategies.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Achieving sales targets and business goals, implementing and monitoring sales volume & revenues, against forecasts. Identifying problems and providing solutions :
  1. Suggest procedures to re-allocate resources to improve  the overall performance of the sales team: engage and recommend termination of distributors; optimize the coordination & management of customer feedback, recommend credit and credit evaluation;
  2. Review inventory movement by customer, assist with optimization inventory turnover and acceptable margins for customers. 
Wherever appropriate, improving distributors performances and/or recommend alternative business strategies :
  1. Supporting, monitoring and accompanying each distributor on a permanent basis (visits, meetings, fairs, developing sales plans, activities and campaigns, etc);
  2.  Contributing to creating sales support means (features and benefits, competitive product comparisons, sales training material,) in joint effort with the marketing team;
  3. Focussing on providing sales as well as product market intelligence and business minded values to your distributor’s sales forces in each country.
  4. Understand market needs and trends and do appropriate recommendations (« old-fashion » model vs e-Commerce online selling…)
  5. Acting as “product management” coach and business/sales mentor in order to provide proactive help and support in reaching sales objectives and competitive leadership;
  6. Identifying and reporting potential counterfeit products sold in its area.
  7. Coaching/training sales representatives on technical aspects, marketing campaigns, sales promotions, sales techniques, procedures and standards; and, coordinate the “product trainings” (sales training product oriented) together with the technical service team.
Benchmarking Customer’s force in their market :
  1. Identifying specific and general needs of customer base (Dealers & major accounts / country); analyse their evolution and trends and collect all pertinent information enabling better targeting of the products and commercial policies.
  2. Maintaining an appropriate information system on all distributors and industry related activities affecting the assigned area.
  3. Providing market & product intelligence as well as commercial support
  4. Assisting the Distributor in reinforcing the existing network in those territories where the product is already active and expand it in order to increase market share. Seek potential new dealers where appropriate and develop activities based on priorities and sales potentials.
  5. Ranking & analysing the competitors’ outline in each territory, sort company’s’ products’ position inside each dealer’s product portfolio; as well as the overall settings of dealers and competitors’ dealers in each country in territory.
Managing & Reporting business performance to Management regarding the existing & potential distribution channels.
  1. Maintaining/farming major countries, develop countries with low performing distributors;
  2. Recommending new sales and/or marketing opportunities to Marketing Management Data gathering, analysing and publishing regular periodic sales report about territory and proposing, recommending action to the management;
  3. Contributing to the organization of dealers meetings.
Education & Experience:
  • Ideally, university degree (Technical or Business)  or equivalent gained by experience
  • Proven successful several years experience in a “B2B” Commercial / Field Sales or Field Marketing position - in an equivalent or similar market environment is needed.
  • Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating “hands-on” Sales & Business Development experience directly in East African Countries; dealing with Importers/Distributors & Dealers Network; covering product range such as (per example): Equipment’s, Tools, Accessories, Services & Spare Parts from (semi-)professional sectors such as : Forestry, Garden, Agriculture, Machinery, Construction, Mining, etc…
  • Experience of selling a branded product in a competitive environment required.
  • Practical experience or high potential of Business Acumens.
  • The candidate should be ready to extensively travel essentially throughout Europe and Africa- +/- 50% of time.
Languages & IT Skills:
  • English and Swahili as a working language, any other language as a benefit.
  • Standard skills: Office suite.
Behaviour & Competencies:
  • Familiar with overall market vision when dealing with Sales & Business matters (“Global solution” sales person.)
  • Multicultural born flexibility, able to adapt her/himself in new countries and various business contexts. Autonomous, able to work independently (remotely).
  • Able to understand markets needs and trends and to anticipate markets changes.
  • Demonstrating excellent communication skills with all stakeholders; including real listening skills ability and corporate reporting.
  • Assertive, proactive and driven by initiative – including valuing quality feedback and regular reporting to appropriate stakeholder.
  • Team player, favouring company culture as well as multicultural flexibility.
  • Business integrity with strong initiative skills and ability to challenge at all levels.
  • Demonstrated skills in continuous learning, flexibility, customer focus, quality commitment.
If qualified kindly send us your CV and application letter to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Regional Manager Oregon®’ on the subject line by 18th March, 2014. DO NOT attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall e contacted.

Thank you for your cooperation.  

Warehouse /Store Manager Job in Kenya

Warehouse /Store Manager 

Warehouse Manager Job Purpose: 

Provides materials, equipment, and supplies by directing receiving, warehousing, and distribution services; supervising staff.

Warehouse Manager Job Duties:
  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures
  • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols
  • Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement
  • Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • liaising with customers, suppliers and transport vendors
  • planning and monitoring the storage, delivery and dispatch of orders
  • overseeing stock control and processing orders
Skills/Qualifications: 
  • Applicants should exhibit strong leadership and organizational skills. 
  • Cooperating heavily with vendors, suppliers, and staff members and posses effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Prospective candidate should possess a post-high school qualification with some managerial/supervisory work experience or a Diploma/Degree in Procurement/Supply chain
  • Alteast 2 years Experience in a similar role.
Salary:40,000-60,000

Please send your application to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

NRHS Clinical Officer, Nurse Counselor,Laboratory Technologist, Data Entry Clerk, Recruiter, Receptionist Jobs in Kenya

NRHS seeks highly qualified candidates for the following positions in a Penile Microbiome study (Afya Jozi, Afya Jamii)

Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS) is a non-profit organization with its headquarters in Kisumu dedicated to improving reproductive health of men and women. NRHS has several research projects related to HIV prevention and reproductive health. 

 
It runs support groups for PLWHA and Key Populations, and is working with the Ministry of Health to scale up male circumcision for HIV prevention. NRHS wishes to recruit a clinician with research experience to be in charge of its research program and to provide technical assistance with program activities.  

Job Title  :  Clinical Officer
 
Location   :   Kisumu County
Reporting To   :  Research Director
 
Job Description:
 
Purpose: Responsible for care and follow up for participants enrolled in research studies and non-research clients.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • To screen patients and ensure that they are fit for the research study.
  • Explain the research study protocol to the patients and administer consent to eligible clients.
  • Screen and treat STIs; give health education on HIV and STI prevention and reproductive health.
  • Provide VMMC services.
  • To ensure proper study participants’ record keeping and accurate entry of data before and after study related procedures.
  • Conduct interviews on socio demographic, behavioural and health information.
  • Collect biological specimens for research study purposes, including but not limited to: serum, urine, vaginal swab, cervicovaginal lavage, penile swab, urethral swab, oral swab, rectal swab
  • Conduct medical examinations, including speculum and bimanual examinations, and provide treatment at both scheduled and unscheduled visits, refer clients to appropriate providers for specialised management of their conditions.
  • Liaise with the cleaners to ensure that clinical space is cleaned after and in readiness for patients.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and sterilisation of the instruments that are used in the medical examination in liaison with the cleaning staff.
  • Maintain a regularly updated inventory of all instruments and consumables.
  • Take an active role in the training of Nurses and other Clinical Officers in the research project.
  • Dispense medication as needed; ensure patient safety; prevent and treat any medical emergency
  • Discuss return appointments as per study protocol.
  • Offer appropriate referral options to the clients.
  • Prepare and implement infection control protocol and monitor that infection prevention standards are followed properly.
  • Ensure coordination of clinical activities with the laboratory, data entry staff, nurse, counselor and receptionist.
  • Keep information about clients in strict confidence.
  • Be fully responsible and accountable for project resources entrusted to you.
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Prepare and deliver narrative oral or written reports to the supervisor as needed.
  • Work with Medical Director to revise/maintain appropriate referral options for clients.
  • Any other official duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications and competencies
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience as RCO.
  • Minimum of two years in clinical research.
  • Experience with VMMC, Obstetrics & Gynecology preferable.
  • Must be registered in Kenya to  Practice as a Clinical officer
  • A diploma or equivalent  in clinical medicine & surgery
  • Training and certification in STI and VMMC desirable
  • Prior GCP and Human subjects training is desirable
Job Title :  Nurse Counselor
 
Location :   Kisumu
Reporting To  :  Research Director

Job Description:

 
Purpose: Responsible for counseling, care and follow up for participants enrolled in research studies and for non-research clients
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • To screen patients and ensure that they are fit for the research study.
  • Explain the research study protocol to the patients and administer consent to eligible clients.
  • Provide voluntary HIV testing and counseling services; screen and treat STIs; give health education on HIV and STI prevention and reproductive health.
  • Provide VMMC services.
  • To ensure proper study participants’ record keeping and accurate entry of data before and after study related procedures.
  • Conduct interviews on socio demographic, behavioural and health information.
  • Collect biological specimens for research study purposes, including but not limited to: serum, urine, vaginal swab, cervicovaginal lavage, penile swab, urethral swab, oral swab, rectal swab
  • Conduct medical examinations, including speculum and bimanual examinations, and provide treatment at both scheduled and unscheduled visits, refer clients to appropriate providers for specialised management of their conditions.
  • Liaise with the cleaners to ensure that clinical space is cleaned after and in readiness for patients.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and sterilisation of the instruments that are used in the medical examination in liaison with the cleaning staff.
  • Maintain a regularly updated inventory of all instruments and consumables.
  • Take an active role in the training of Nurses and other Clinical Officers in the research project.
  • Dispense medication as needed; ensure patient safety; prevent and treat any medical emergency
  • Discuss return appointments as per study protocol.
  • Offer appropriate referral options to the clients.
  • Prepare and implement infection control protocol and monitor that infection prevention standards are followed properly.
  • Ensure coordination of clinical activities with the laboratory, data entry staff, nurse, counselor and receptionist.
  • Keep information about clients in strict confidence.
  • Be fully responsible and accountable for project resources entrusted to you.
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Prepare and deliver narrative oral or written reports to the supervisor as needed.
  • Work with Medical Director to revise/maintain appropriate referral options for clients.
  • Any other official duties as may be assigned.
Qualifications and competencies
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a recognized institution/organization.
  • Experience in reproductive health research is preferred.
  • Experience in VMMC is preferred.
  • A Diploma in Nursing / counseling studies and Syndromatic management of STIs
  • Must be registered to Practice as a nurse in Kenya
  • Must be certified to provide HIV counseling and testing services
  • Prior GCP and Human subjects training is desirable
 Desirable attributes:
  • Confidentiality
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Proactive and reliable
Job Title :  Laboratory Technologist
 
Location  :   Kisumu
Reporting To  :  Research Director

Job Description:

Purpose
: The Lab Technician will be based at UNIM Clinic Laboratory in Kisumu to receive, verify and analyze specimens, record results on appropriate forms and report results promptly to the clinical staff. 
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Prepare the laboratory equipment and specimens for tests.
  • Assist in collecting and performing quantitative and qualitative laboratory analysis of blood, serum, urine and other biological specimens from study patients.
  • Laboratory assay tests will include, but not be limited to: light microscopy, culture, antibody testing, specimen staining.
  • Keep proper and clear documents of tests performed and results as per protocol.
  • Record test results in research study databases.
  • In partnership with the procurement and stores, manage the consumables and equipment inventory and place timely orders for re-stocking of necessary items.
  • Assist and participate in the collection and packaging of specimens for transfer to other labs.
  • Keep information about clients in strict confidence.
  • Be fully responsible and accountable for NRHS resources assigned to you.
  • Maintain high standards in good laboratory practice (GLP), laboratory safety, and laboratory hygiene/ infection control.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Maintain highest standards of ethics, confidentiality and professionalism in the conduct of laboratory duties.
  • Any other official duty that relates to your work.
Qualifications and competencies
  • Must have excellent knowledge and previous experience in microbiology and light microscopy.
  • Ability to work well in a team and with minimum supervision.
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience working in a busy clinical or research laboratory with previous work in microbiology.
  • Good laboratory and analytical skills.
  • At least a diploma in Medical Laboratory technology
  • Must be registered by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologist & Technicians Board.
Desirable attributes:
  • Confidentiality
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Proactive and reliable
Job Title :  Data Entry & Management Clerk

Location :
   Kisumu
Reporting To  :  Reseach Director 

Job Description:

Purpose:
 Responsible for data entry and management of data gathered within and outside the clinic.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Prepares source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities.
  • Processes research study and patient documents by reviewing data for deficiencies; resolving discrepancies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the team leader for resolution.
  • Enters clients and account data by inputting alphabetic and numeric information on keyboard or optical scanner according to screen format.
  • Maintains data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures.
  • Verifies entered data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or reentering data; purging files to eliminate duplication of data.
  • Tests clients and account system changes and upgrades by inputting new data; reviewing output.
  • Secures information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Qualifications and competencies
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in a research setting.
  • Sound knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Stata or its equivalent. Working knowledge of MS Access is desirable.
  • A diploma in Information Technology or data management or equivalent professional level
Desirable attributes:
  • Confidentiality
  • Thoroughness
  • Data Entry Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Proactive and reliable
Job Title :  Recruiter / Tracer
 
Location  :   Kisumu
Reporting To  :  Research Director

Job Description:
 
Purpose: Carry out & coordinate all mobilization and tracing activities in the district
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • In conjunction with study team, develop and implement recruitment strategy for research study participants.
  • Provide recommendations for modification of recruitment and tracing protocols as needed, including narrative reports as requested.
  • Linking up and working together with various stakeholders in Kisumu District in the promotion of research study participant recruitment in Kisumu district
  • Assist in implementation of recruitment sessions at public places such as bus stages and beaches
  • Support the development of key messages and coming up with innovative ways of recruiting research study participants from the community.
  • With the Project Coordinator, develop strong relationships with selected CBOs and work with them for recruitment of research study participants
Qualifications and competencies
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience as a recruiter/tracer for male circumcision or for a research study.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to speak and write English
  • Native DhoLuo speaker and able to speak KiSwahili
  • A diploma in social work & community related studies or equivalent professional level
Desirable attributes:
  • Ability to lead
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Proactive and reliable
Job Title :  Receptionist/Quality Controller
 
Location  :  Kisumu
Reporting To  :  Research Director
Job Description:

Purpose: 

Responsible for assisting in office administration, reception and tracking of research participants and clients, maintenance of study files, procurement and monitoring of inventory.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Receive office Visitors and incoming calls and forward them to the appropriate officers.
  • Assist in sending goods through courier services or any other appropriate mode.
  • Receive and identify potential research participants.
  • Scheduling and registering study participants for study visits and clinical visits.
  • Initiate and maintain research records for study participants; identifying, rectifying, and reporting missing components.
  • Assist in supervision of photocopying and arranging of monthly financial receipts.
  • Ensure all files and records are managed appropriately.
  • File data and perform other routine clerical tasks as assigned for other departments.
  • Order and maintain relevant office supplies for effectiveness of office duties.
  • Operate a variety of standard office machines including computers, phone, fax, photocopying machines among others.
  • Assisting with study documents and sensitive materials while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Coordinating travel and accommodation logistics for NRHS staff.
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness / hygiene and tidiness within the office.
  • Any other official duties assigned by your immediate supervisor or senior staff members

Qualifications and competencies:
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a receptionist, secretary, or administrative assistant in a busy clinical or research environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills a must. 
  • A diploma in secretarial/administrative studies or equivalent professional level experience.
Desirable attributes:
  • Confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Proactive and reliable
Applications Should Include:
  • A cover letter detailing current work, prior experience and qualifications in the areas described above, telephone and e-mail contact
  • A current CV
  • Names, telephone and e-mail contacts of at least 3 professional referees
Apply via email to humanresources@nrhskenya.org with the job title on the subject line. 

Applications should be received by the Human Resources Manager on or before 24th February, 2014

Research Writing Jobs in Kenya

Research writers needed urgently

Requirement
  • Undertaking college education or recently completed college.
  • Specialization in Business related course, education, social studies, environmental studies or tourism.
  • Be able to meet strict deadlines
  • Have a practical understanding of research writing ( APA, MLA, Havard, Chicago/ Turabian )styles of writing
  • Have skills in internet search
  • Keen eye to details
  • Have access to a computer and internet
Application:

If you meet the above requirements send your CV and a sample of your previous work to muftiwriters@gmail.com

Successful candidates will start the job immediately.

Three Green Apples Consulting HR Internship Opportunities

About Us: Three Green Apples Consulting Limited is a consulting practice providing transformational human resource management services. 

Three Green Apples Consulting focuses on providing service in three distinct areas: Recruitment, Training and Consultancy.

We provide a working environment in which all can freely and responsibly express themselves, be creative, leave a legacy, and have fun.

Most importantly we work with integrity.
 

As part of its contribution to the development of the human resource profession, Three Green Apples Consulting is looking to offerinternship opportunities to students studying human resource management.
 
The Internship

Commencing on 24th February 2014, the internship will be offered to the individual who can demonstrate how this role will contribute to his/her personal and career growth and development. 

He/she will be mentored by the Three Green Apples Consultants who are seasoned HR Professionals.
 
The Internship Program Highlights include:
  • Recruitment Process Support
  • Business Analysis
  • Research
Requirements
  • Must be an enrolled student looking to major in Human Resource Management who is currently entering their 3rd year. The successful candidate must be available to work for consecutively for than 10 to 12 weeks.
  • Be computer and internet literate with proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Be self- confident, curious, courageous and imaginative, with a desire to learn and grow as an individual.
  • Be pro-active with a high level of personal drive and enthusiasm and a personal commitment to excellence.
  • Able to pay attention to detail, think on your feet and deliver the desired results on time.
  • Be a good communicator, with the ability to write and speak in grammatically correct English.
  • Have unquestionable integrity, a high level of discretion and the ability to work with confidential information.
Remuneration: A monthly stipend will be offered to the successful candidate.
 
If you are interested in this internship opportunity apply onlinewww.careers.tgagroupea.com by 13th February 2014. 

Kindly attach your CV and cover letter as you submit your application indicating your availability as per the indicated requirement.

Interviews for this position will commence on Monday 18th February 2014.

ACTED Data Analyst Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Position: Data Analyst
 
Department: AMEU 
Direct Hierarchy: Capital AMEU Officer

Contract duration:
 Open Ended
Location: Nairobi, Kenya


Salary range: Ksh.35,000 to 40,000
Starting Date: 01 March 2014

ACTED (Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development) is a non- political and non-confessional international NGO founded in 1993 and headquartered in Paris, France. 

The organization’s vocation is to save lives, assist vulnerable populations and bring hope to those in need for a better future.

ACTED is looking for professionally confident, self-motivated, experienced and committed team player to fill the position of a Data Analyst.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To support the set-up of all the databases required by ACTED teams, developing the related tools (database structures, surveyor informatics forms and data entry screens, workflow for database population and update)
  • To provide data cleaning and data quality assurance
  • To manage the databases and develop queries, specific export files and report
  • To deal with routine problems arising in the course of data handling.
  • Create operational data management and data analysis systems using SPSS, MS Excel and Access to enable effective monitoring and evaluation;
  • Create data quality control protocols including training ACTED teams to continue to improve data quality;
  • Establish data collection systems for projects to assist with the collection of project indicators and for project management and monitoring purposes (in-line with the Project Monitoring and Management Framework);
  • Participate in the development of data collection tools to determine friendliness during data analysis
  • Have a consolidated Monitoring tools of all projects and suggest for review if necessary
  • Generation of basic trend analysis from indicators being tracked
  • Training of enumerators, AMEU officers and program staff on management of data and interpretation of results and findings;
  • Submission of updated and accurate data on periodic basis for analysis by AMEU Officer
  • Provide a trend of key indicators of projects per sector e.g WASH, Livelihood, Early Warning\ Work closely with the GIS Manager and GIS Officer to ensure an accurate and dynamic link between the GIS and AMEU, ensuring data collected can be spatially referenced.
  • Any other duty that may be requested by your supervisor
Required Profile
  • Bachelor’s degree in statistics, development studies, social sciences and other related field
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in data management or in any IMS
  • Good inter personnel skills
  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Very good planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a complex environment, with short deadline
  • A strong team player with ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Computer literacy skills –Excel essential and SPSS mandatory
Application Procedure

Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, three work related referees, contacts to kenya.jobs@acted.org and received on or before 5.00PM on 25TH February 2014.

Kindly note that due to the urgency of the position, CVs will be shortlisted on an ongoing basis. 

ACTED reserves the right to hire prior to the application deadline.

Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Shining Hope for Communities Upper Primary Literacy & Social Studies Teacher Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Shining Hope for Communities has developed an innovative, community-driven model to combat inter-generational cycles of poverty and gender inequality in Nairobi’s Kibera slum. 

We link free schools for girls to accessible social services for all. In August 2009, we founded The Kibera School for Girls, the first entirely free school for girls in Kibera. 


The second step of our model provides the community-at-large with tangible benefits through a community center adjacent to the school. 

The unique services we offer include sanitary eco-toilets, a library and cyber cafĂ©, gender violence support, microenterprise for HIV positive women, a youth center, access to water, business and literacy training, and hundreds of jobs. 

We also operate the Johanna Justin-Jinich Community Clinic, which specializes in primary care and maternal health. 

By investing in health and economic success through a school for girls, we demonstrate that benefitting women benefits the whole community, cultivating a community ethos that makes women respected members of society.

Shining Hope for Communities invites applications from suitably qualified applicants to fill the following vacant position:-

Upper Primary Literacy & Social Studies Teacher
 
Location: Kibera
Reports to: Kibera School for Girls Headmistress
Hours: Monday- Friday, 7am to 5pm
 
Primary Purpose:

To create a flexible upper primary Literacy & Social Studies program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for upper elementary grade education in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members

About Kibera School for Girls:

The Kibera School for Girls is the first free primary school for girls in the Kibera slum. 

The school strives to empower the young women of Kibera to imagine and then enact their own solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems by providing a superior education. 

The Kibera School for Girls creates lifelong learners who take with them the skills to change their own lives and feel a responsibility to give back to others.

School Mission:
  • The Kibera School for Girls provides an education rooted in principles of tolerance, creativity, and self-directed learning. The school provides a supportive environment for young women to realize their full potentials through a strong arts program, a focus on literacy, a science and math program, and opportunities for students to find and learn about their own passions.
  • The Kibera School for Girls was founded based on recognition of a need for educational reform in Kenya and a desperate need for empowering educational spaces for women. By providing all female role models, employing talented and passionate female teachers and staff from Kibera, and serving the neediest students the school is a beacon of hope.
  • We believe in teaching children that anything is possible with hard work and education, in classrooms where children learn at their own pace, and in creating an environment that is challenging, engaging, and creative.
  • Through principles of creativity, non-discrimination, free education, and communal and parental engagement The Kibera School for Girls will bring social and systemic change to pass.
Duties of this job include, but are not limited to:
  • Teaches upper primary literacy and social studies using KSG’s curriculum.
  • Works with elementary school teachers to further develop and improve their literacy and social studies knowledge and lessons.
  • Develops lesson plans and instructional materials and provides individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Uses a variety of instruction strategies, such as inquiry, group discussion, lecture, discovery, etc.
  • Translates lesson plans into learning experiences so as to best utilize the available time for instruction.
  • Assesses students’ literacy skills and social studies knowledge for the purposes of refining classroom activities and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding students’ progress, keeps appropriate records, and prepares progress reports.
  • Establishes and maintains standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Communicates with parents through conferences and other means to discuss students’ progress and interpret the school program.
  • Identifies student needs and cooperates with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Creates an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, bulletin boards, and interest centers.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by professional growth activities.
  • Selects and requisitions books and instructional aids; maintains required inventory records.
  • Supervises students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
  • Administers group standardized tests in accordance with school and national testing program.
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participates in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.
Candidate Requirements  
  • Bachelors of Education. With a concentration in Language and Humanities preferred. 
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of methods, materials and techniques used to teach literacy and social studies instruction for grades 4-8. 
  • At least three years of experience teaching middle-school literacy. 
  • Desire to be held accountable for student academic growth and academic results. 
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and flexibly with a diverse team of teachers. 
  • Analytical problem-solver and solutions-oriented strategic thinker who overcomes difficult challenges. 
  • Technological proficiency.
  • Professional demeanor, strong work-ethic, detail-driven work style with excellent organizational skills. 
  • Ambitious nature interested in growing as an educator and reaching high standards professionally.
How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Manager, jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org

So as to reach us no later than 28th February 2014

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Save the Children International Human Resource & Admin Coordinator Job in Kenya

uman Resource and Admin Coordinator

Contract: Permanent
Location: Nairobi     

Available: Immediate
Category: Human Resources / Recruitment     

Offer: NegTeam/Programme: Programme Operations  
 




Location:  Nairobi
Grade: 4  
 

Post Type: National  
Close Date: 25th Feb 2014
 

Introduction

Under the direction of the Director Of Human Resources, Administration and IT, lead the development and implementation of key people Management strategies; build organisational capability in support of business needs; and provide high-level operational support to managers and staff.

Child Safeguarding:

Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

Role Purpose:

Under the direction of the Director Of Human Resources, Administration and IT, lead the development and implementation of key people Management strategies; build organisational capability in support of business needs; and provide high-level operational support to managers and staff. 

The Coordinator will also oversee administrative functions for the Nairobi office, maintenance of the office, compound; coordinate accommodation, workshops in Nairobi, international travel, and other administrative arrangements.

Scope Of Role:


Reports to: Director Of Human Resources, Administration and IT

Staff directly reporting to this post: HR Officer and Administration Officer

Dimensions: 


Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. 

Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH. 

In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined the programmes of SC UK, SC Canada and SC Finland to create a single operation in Kenya. 

By Feb 2013, we will have completed a second transition, which will see us join forces with the British INGO, Merlin, and merge their health and nutrition programmes with our own. 

Save the Children has an operational presence in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Garissa, Mandera, Meru and Wajir - with plans to expand into Bungoma and Turkana in 2014. 

We work through partners in many other parts of the country. By February 2014, we will have a staff complement of around 300 staff and an operating annual budget of approximately US$25 million

Minimum Requirements

Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:
  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Ambition:
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically
Collaboration:
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Creativity:
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks
Integrity:
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
Qualifications and Experience
  • A first Degree in Social Sciences or relevant field.
  • A post-graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a similar role
  • Good knowledge and experience of generalist HR issues, including Kenya Employment Law, recruitment and selection, interpretation and application of policies and procedures, restructuring, reward and employee relations.
  • Proven ability to influence and negotiate at senior levels and build capacity within management teams.
  • Experience in managing disciplinary a grievance issues and monitoring and coaching HR staff and other managers involved in such cases.
  • Strong customer and quality orientation; solution -focussed and confident in operating in a changing environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (Verbal and Written), with the ability to provide clear effective advice on a range of HR issues.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Strong team player, collaborative and capable of building effective relationships across all levels
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Officer products (Word, Excel, Outllook, Powerpoint) and ability to use the internet to obtain data and reference materials.
  • Comply with the requirements of Save the Children's Safeguarding Policy and other Global Policies.
  • A commitment to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity in employment and an empathy with SC UK values and objectives
  • A willingness to travel occasionally to field area offices.
  • Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind-sets
  • Problem solving and risk mitigating skills
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written
  • Commitment to Save the Children values
Key Areas of Accountability:

General management
  • Proactively manage the relationship with all managers, and drive implementation of key people strategies and solutions.
  • Develop people management capability through active engagement with the senior management team and in consultation with the Director of HR, design annual training and capacity building initiatives.
  • Develop and motivate Nairobi and field based HR staff to provide a first -rate transactional HR service to clients, particularly on recruitment, payroll, leave entitlements and routine employment matters.
  • Contribute to the development and review of HR policies, procedures, guidelines and business processes, to ensure that everything we do is efficient, cost effective and legally compliant.
  • Consult with the recognised employment bodies on employment advice and related matters.
  • Support the Head of HR in the identification of strategies and formulation of policies that promote and not limited to reward and compensation, employee retention, succession planning; workforce planning; career progression, among others.
  • Implement the Respectful workplace & Diversity agenda for staff in Kenya Programme.
  • Contribute to the wider organisational agenda, including developments within Save the Children globally.
  • Carry out the responsibilities of the role in a way which reflects Save the Children's commitment to safeguarding children in accordance with our Code of Conduct and Child Safeguarding Policy.
  • Manage administration of staff benefits
Training
  • With the support of the HR Director, proactively assess the skills and knowledge of staff across the Kenya Country Office and determine appropriate training required to grow and retain these skills.
  • Designing and training and development programmes, in consultation with line managers, based on both the organization's and the individual's needs.
  • Monitoring and reviewing the progress of trainees through questionnaires and discussions with manager.
  • With support from the HR Director the delivery of training and development programmes across the Kenya Country Office.
  • Assisting the HR Director in producing training materials and delivering in-house courses.
  • Liaise with HR Director, Line Managers and field HR Officers/Coordinator, develop training & development plans.
  • Having an understanding of e-learning techniques, share e-learning packages and opportunities with staff across the Kenya Country Office.
Administration
  • Supervise administrative function to ensure the smooth importation of capital assets and processing of visas for expatriate staff and visitors in liaison with the relevant government departments
  • Manager office utilities to ensure efficient and cost effective systems are in place and are in compliance with SCI standard operating procedures.
Facilities Management
  • Oversee the overall maintenance of the office premises, facilities, assets and equipment (physical work environment) and ensure that these are secure and efficiently utilized
  • Review and annually update all contracts and leases before forwarding them to the Director HR, Admin & IT for signature
  • Ensure compliance with Health and Safety regulations
  • Ensure adequate insurance cover and keep up to date with suitability and types of cover available
  • Oversee the annual preparation of the renewal of licenses and permits in coordination with the Admin Manager
  • Provide logistical support to SC staff, guests and visitors in Nairobi, including transport and accommodation in accordance with Country Office standards and guidelines.
  • Responsible for the correct implementation of the SCI admin policies and procedures;
  • Oversee the maintenance of Dadaab area offices (6), and accommodation facilities (6 compounds);
  • With the APM and construction engineer, plan and budget for the further development of Dadaab area facilities.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of agreements with hosting agencies and agencies which we host in the various camps and compounds;
  • Ensure appropriate resources for the aforementioned activities in new budgets;
  • Administer and act as budget holder on staff welfare funds;
  • Oversee the cafeteria facilities and ensure adequate food services provision.
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