Sunday, June 29, 2014

WFP Information Technology Assistant (Developer) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Information Technology Assistant (Developer)
WFP 14-0015263

Post Grade: Service Contract, SC-5 

Duty Station: Nairobi
Deadline for application: 7 July 2014

Background: In 2010, WFP began designing and evaluating new transfer modalities and technologies in Kenya. WFP plans to increase the use of innovative approaches in the coming years, and requires in-house capacity to ensure that:
  • Existing business critical systems are supported, and updated as needed.
  • The potential of new technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of WFP’s food assistance programmes is continuously explored.
  • Data capture exercises related to WFP’s food assistance transfer modalities are rigorous, effective and efficient.
  • Systems and business processes are:
  1. well-adapted to WFP’s evolving programmes,
  2. well-documented and supported,
  3. well-designed to support future scaling of successful pilots,
  4. integrated with country office management and corporate reporting requirements; and
  5. contribute to the evolving national social protection framework including the single-registry project,
  • Knowledge accumulated through programme innovations is well-managed and contributes continuously to organizational learning.
As part of the Innovation unit, the incumbent will be involved in on-going development, implementation and maintenance of software solutions as well as with consulting software development projects with various WFP Kenya units.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design and development of software systems and tools to support WFP Kenya operations.
  • Writing and testing code in a team environment as well as participating in peer reviews
  • Reviewing and documenting software bugs or issues and taking corrective action as required.
  • Supporting the implementation of technology solutions to support WFP Kenya operations.
  • Producing user and system documentation e.g. user manuals and functional specifications.
  • Performing other related duties as required.
Qualifications, Experience, Critical Success Factors and Language:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Software development
  • Extensive experience in designing, writing code and implementing web-based applications using PHP, C#, JavaScript in a SQL server environment.
  • Experience in version control (GIT); project management and issue tracking software (Redmine)
  • Experience in mobile-based application development (Android ®) and data collection tools.
  • Experience in implementation/ customisation of OpenSource customer relationship management (CRM) technologies i.e. SugarCRM
  • Demonstrated experience in SMS gateway development, integration (via API) and support.
  • Experience in agile software development.
  • Good written and spoken English and fluent in Kiswahili.
Interested and qualified Candidates are requested to submit online applications only according to the following procedures:
Note: You must complete Step 2 in order for your application to be considered for this vacancy.
If you have any queries relating to this VA please send them to:

WFP is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

FSD Kenya Mediation Services for Association of Kenya Credit Providers Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centre Call for EoI

FSD Kenya (Financial Sector Deepening)

Call for Expressions of Interest

Mediation Services for Association of Kenya Credit Providers Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centre

Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Kenya is collaborating with the Association of Kenya Credit Providers (AKCP) to set up an Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre for the Credit Information Sharing (CIS) mechanism. 

Applications are invited from qualified persons for expression of interest in providing Mediation Services for the CIS ADR Centre.

  • To receive and enquire into complaints relating to information shared by credit providers through credit reference bureaus (CRBs);
  • To investigate complaints against members of the Association;
  • To liaise with the disputants and the Associations’ Secretariat to organize forums for mediation;
  • To promptly mediate and effectively resolve CIS disputes;
  • To meet set turn-around time in mediating the disputes;
  • To analyse the disputes before it and come up with trends that can be used to improve the CIS mechanism; and,
  • To undertake any other functions that may be assigned by the governing council in relation to credit information sharing disputes.
For appointment to the position of ADR CIS Mediators, the applicant must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • ƒHold an appropriate degree from a recognized university;
  • Have at least three years’ experience as an ADR practitioner and particularly mediation;
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution and be of high moral character, integrity and impartiality; and,
  • Experience in administrative functions of an ADR office.ƒ ƒ
Click Here to Download Detailed Terms of Reference for this Position 

Applicants should submit their detailed CV, covering letter, a recent coloured passport size photograph, copies of testimonials, professional certificates and academic transcripts to the 

Association of Kenya Credit Providers, 
Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS), 
Noordin Road, Off Thika Road, 
P.O Box 65041-00618, Ruaraka

Closing date: Wednesday 16th July, 2014.

FSD Kenya operates as an independent Trust registered in Kenya under the supervision of professional trustees, with policy guidance from its programme investment committee. Finance is provided by a number of leading development agencies including the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID), the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation together with the Government of Kenya. Further information can be obtained from our web site:

UNFPA Assistant Representative Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position Title: Assistant Representative
Grade: Fixed Term Contract - NOD
Location: Nairobi
Duration: 1 year, annual renewal based on availability of funding
Organizational Unit: UNFPA Kenya Country Office
Under the guidance of the UNFPA Representative or Deputy Representative the Assistant Representative designs, develops and manages an innovative and responsive country programme.
He/she responds creatively to complex challenges and frequently changing demands in terms of a fluctuating resource base, multiple funding arrangements and donor contacts, and complex programme/project execution modalities. 

The Assistant Representative advances the ICPD policy agenda in a politically sensitive environment responding to changing substantive priorities of Governments.
The Assistant Representative facilitates and coordinates technical advisers and experts and promotes partnership, synergy and strategic alliances with counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bi-lateral agencies and civil society. 

He/she contributes to UN systems coordination through participation in policy dialogue and provision of inputs into joint common system initiatives.

The Assistant Representative leads the programme team, inspiring it to translate the regional and country goals into specific solutions and results. 

He/she acts on behalf of the Representative/Country Director in his or her absence.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conducts substantive policy dialogue with Government counterparts and UN and other development partners to facilitate the incorporation of UNFPA’s programme priorities and ICPD agenda into national plans and strategies, UN systems initiatives and development frameworks (CCA, UNDAF, PRSPs, SWAPs, CAPs, MDG)
  • Translates global strategies into country specific advocacy strategies, creates and delivers effective evidence-based advocacy messages to promote UNFPA’s programme goals taking into account political and social sensitivities.
  • Promotes a results based approach and integrates innovative policies and strategies into the design and formulation of country programmes, sub-programmes and projects based on strategic priorities and responsive to the countries’ needs in the areas of reproductive health, population and development and gender.
  • Facilitates the achievement of programme results by identifying, providing and coordinating substantive and technical inputs into programme development and implementation, ensuring substantive monitoring and oversight and coordinating and evaluating the inputs of consultants and technical experts.
  • Promotes knowledge sharing and continuous learning, testing, linking and documenting innovative strategies, approaches, lessons learned and best practices inside and outside UNFPA and replicating these strategies and approaches. 
  • Ensures that programme staff integrate new substantive policies, methodologies and tools (RBM, gender concepts etc)
  • Mobilizes co-financing resources for support to the country programme recommending a strategic approach and encouraging Country Office action. 
  • Assists the government and other executing agencies in the coordination of assistance for population programmes.
Functional Competencies
Advocacy/Advancing a policy oriented agenda
  • Creates effective evidence-based advocacy messages and strategies using opportunities to bring forward and disseminate advocacy work. 
  • Performs analysis of economic and political situations and scenarios and contributes to the formulation of institutional responses.
Results-based programme development and management
  • Achieves results by effectively monitoring, evaluating programmes and projects and managing the projects’ human, financial and information resources. 
  • Seeks out best practices and innovative approaches and applies them to programme/project development and implementation.
Innovation and marketing of new approaches
  • Seeks a broad range of perspectives in developing project proposals using documented successes and lessons learned in the design of innovative approaches. 
  • Identifies new approaches that are replicable, generalizable and promotes their use in other situations.
  • Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/Building strategic alliances and partners
  • Effectively networks with partners seizing opportunities to build strategic alliances with institutions and individuals relevant to UNFPA’s mandate and strategic agenda. 
  • Sensitizes UN partners, donors and government authorities to the Fund’s strategic agenda, identifying areas for joint efforts.
Resource mobilization
  • Analyzes information on potential bilateral donors and government authorities to recommend a strategic approach.
  • Promotes and encourages Country Office action for increased contribution to core resources, including cost sharing modalities
  • Advanced degree in Health or Social Sciences, preferably in Public Health, Population Studies, Sociology, Management or Public Administration;
  • At least 8 to 10 years of increasingly responsible professional and managerial experience in the field of development and humanitarian operation at the national levels
  • Experience in the field of reproductive health/safe motherhood and family planning, with preferably some experience on gender and development issues.
  • Prior experience in the UN system will be an asset;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Working knowledge of Kiswahili;
  • Proficiency in current office software applications.
Application Procedures
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications may send their applications to email address: by Friday 11 July 2014, quoting the post title on the subject line. 

Applications should have a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contacts of three referees.

Applications received via other means will not be accepted.

Nation Media Group Sales Assistants Jobs in Kenya

Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. 

It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.
We are seeking to recruit experienced and self- motivated Sales Assistants in our Nation Newspapers Division. 

The positions are available in Kisii, Narok, Kericho and Central Kenya region.

Job Ref: HR-SA-06-2014

The successful candidates will facilitate the sales and distribution of the magazines and other Nation Media Group products in the assigned territories.
Key Responsibilities

  • Growing the Group’s copy sales within location of work in order to increase revenue for the division and group;
  • Market Expansion;
  • Facilitation of market demands and enabling responsiveness;
  • Delivery of results as per targets and keeping pace in a highly competitive environment;
  • Trade relations with agents and distributors;
  • Business planning and reporting;
  • Maintaining of proper records;
  • Monitoring sales volumes and payments thereof.
Qualifications and Experience
  • At least a Diploma in Sales or Marketing;
  • At least 1 year experience in Merchandising;
  • Experience in sales will also be an added advantage;
  • Good understanding of the market and the potential for sales growth;
  • Learn and work independently with capability to withstand pressure;
  • Willingness to be a part of our corporate values and culture;
  • Proven computer skills.
This position offers an excellent career growth opportunity. 

Applicants who are residents of the indicated regions are encouraged to apply.

If you meet the above criteria, apply online at on or before 4th July, 2014.

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

KIPPRA Human Resource and Administration Officer Job in Kenya

The Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) is a public Institute established in 1997 to support public policy by contributing to the formulation of medium and long-term strategic perspectives for development of the country as well as developing the required human and institutional capacities.

This is achieved by undertaking economic forecasting, policy analysis and research, and through capacity building for the achievement of national development goals. 

It is governed by the KIPPRA Act No. 15 of 2006.

The Institute is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position:

Human Resource and Administration Officer


Grade: KIP 5
Department: Human Resource and Administration
Supervisor: Executive Director
Supervisory Responsibilities: All HR and Administration Staff
Position Summary: Develops policy, directs and coordinates all Human Resources functions, such as employment, compensation, employee relations, benefits, training, and employee services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review and update the Human Resource policies and procedures based on discussions with management while adhering to employment legislation.
  • Prepare employment contracts and update the employee records
  • Monitor and manage staff leave schedules
  • Develop and implement HR Strategies and work plans based on the organizations strategic plan
  • Provide support to supervisors and staff to develop their skills and capabilities
  • Conduct regular training needs assessments and develop their skills and capabilities
  • Counsel and advice employees, supervisors and department heads on matters related to employment, promotion, job classification and compensation.
  • Facilitate recruitment and placement of staff while monitoring the headcount for each division.
  • Administer medical and other benefit schemes for staff including following up on insurance claims and reporting on the same.
  • Develop monthly HR Reports for management
  • Direct supervision over all support staff
Qualifications & Attributes
  • MA/MBA/MSc in Human Resource Management or equivalent
  • Full membership of IHRM
  • Minimum 3 years experience in managing a busy and multi-disciplinary environment
  • Experience in computerized HR& Administration Applications
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
Terms and Application Procedure
KIPPRA offers competitive terms and conditions of employment. 

Successful candidates will be employed on a 3-year contract, renewable on the basis of performance. 

Interested candidates are invited to submit an application letter indicating the position applied on both letter and envelope, copy of updated/detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates, current and expected salary, and names and contacts (telephone and e-mail) of three (3) professional referees who are familiar with the candidate’s qualifications and work experience. 

The application should be addressed to:

Human Resource,
Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis,
Bishops Garden Towers, 2nd Floor, Bishops Road,
P.O. Box 56445-00200, City Square, 

All email applications should be sent to:

Applications should reach not later than close of business 11th July 2014.

African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) Regulatory Affairs Programme Officer Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Programme Officer - Regulatory Affairs

The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is an international not-for-profit organisation that facilitates, and promotes public/private partnerships to access, develop, adapt and deliver royalty-free appropriate agricultural technologies for sustainable use by smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Senior Manager Regulatory Affairs, the Programme Officer will be responsible for coordinating, planning, implementing and monitoring of Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) project regulatory activities to secure permit approvals and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements in partner countries.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Determine the functionality of in-country status of regulatory systems in WEMA partner countries with a focus on process and procedures while keeping track of the status of regulatory environment in WEMA partner countries
  • Identify potential challenges/issues likely to undermine regulatory approval process for WEMA activities.
  • Assist in the identification of training needs and ¡n organizing regulatory training for project partners as well as prepare resource materials (including training manuals, compliance handbooks and reference materials and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for use by WEMA project partners and stakeholders ¡n compliance trainings ¡n accordance with permit provisions.
  • Participate in planning, execution and monitoring of activities including workshops, study tours and internships for WEMA project partners and stakeholders.
  • Periodically collect and collate information for preparation of WEMA technical reports and participate in WEMA M&E activities to determine progress, challenges and lessons learnt.
  • Support the organisation of relevant WEMA project meetings, including; preparation of the agenda, background materials and in noting operational and strategic issues for follow-up.
  • Liaise with in-country WEMA teams during compilation and submission of regulatory dossier to regulatory authorities in search of permits and follow-up on permit approval requests and applications.
  • Build capacity of local communities, partners and staff on the logical framework, data management, data analysis, results oriented programming, report writing techniques and requirements for relevant donors and the program logic model for M&E developed by AATF called AMELIA for AATF Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, Improvement and Alignment (AMELIA) Framework,
Qualifications: Suitable candidates must have a Master’s Degree or equivalent in scientific discipline, at least five (5) years of relevant experience at the national or international level in managing regulatory affairs for crop-based technologies with hands-on experience in monitoring and evaluation of development projects, good communication and interpersonal skills. 

A working knowledge of French would be an added advantage.

Compensation and Tenure: AATF offers a competitive salary and benefits package, and a collegial and gender-sensitive working environment. The employment contract is for an initial period of 2 years, renewable subject to performance and availability of funding.

Application Procedures: Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the Human Resource Head on or before 4th July 2014. 

Your CV should include details of your qualifications, experience, current position, telephone contact, email address, names and addresses of three referees.

AATF is an equal opportunity employer.


Consultancy for the Provision of Public Relations Services to Develop & Implement Communication Strategies for the PPP Unit & for Toll Roads in Kenya

Republic of Kenya
The National Treasury
Infrastructure Finance and Public Private Partnerships Project
Consultancy for the Provision of Public Relations Services to Develop & Implement Communication Strategies for the PPP Unit & for Toll Roads in Kenya
Request for Expressions of Interest
(Consulting Services - Firms Selection)
Ref: IFPPP/PPPU/22/2013-14

Credit No: 51570 KE
Project ID No: P121019
1. This request for Expression of Interest follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for the Kenya 1FPPP project that appeared ¡n United Nation Development Business No. WB3876-07/13 of July 2013.

The Government of Kenya (G0K) has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Infrastructure Finance and Public Private Partnerships Project (IFPPP) whose overall development objective is to increase private investment in the Kenyan infrastructure market by improving the enabling environment to generate a pipeline of bankable PPP projects. 

It is intended that part of the proceeds of this credit be applied to eligible payments under the contracts for provision of public relations services to develop & implement a communication strategy for the PPP Unit & on Toll roads in Kenya to be implemented for a period of twenty four (24) months with three months’ probation period.

2. Objective of the Assignment
: The main objective of the consultancy is to Develop and Implement Communications Strategies for the Public Private Partnerships Unit (PPP Unit) and for Toll Roads in Kenya.

3. Scope of the Work

The assignment shall be conducted by an eligible consulting firm / consortium that shall be expected to cover the following scope of work:
  • Develop and Implement Communications Strategies for the PPPU AND for Toll Roads in Kenya.
  • Conduct awareness campaigns in all relevant platforms to raise PPP awareness in the country among all key stakeholders to the PPP process.
  • Branding: Revise and Re-invigorate the PPP Unit Corporate Identity including its application and championing.
  • Design and produce communication and awareness material such as brochures, fliers, bill boards, adverts, etc.
  • Implement a robust media management strategy
  • Execute Public strategies designed to champion the mandate of the PPP Unit.
  • Provide market research necessary for identifying audiences, issues critical to different groups.
  • Manage / Organize PPP Unit events meant to raise awareness and highlight the role of the PPP Unit as well as benefits and scope of the Kenya PPP program.
  • Offer photography and video services.
  • Perform any other public relations, media or awareness role for the PPP Unit that may be assigned.
4. The National Treasury (the Client), through its Project Implementation Unit (PLU), now invites eligible consulting firms to express their interest in providing this service. 

Interested consulting firms/consortia should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. 

The shortlisting criteria are: 
  • a minimum of 10 years of professional
  • experience in developing and implementing successful Public Relations/Communications Strategies,
  • at least 5 of which must be in Kenya, adequate size, structure, staffing, facilities and financial capacity
  • to competently provide the services, minimum annual revenue of Ksh. 100 million, requisite technical and professional expertise reflected in the qualifications and experience of the staff who will handle this assignment.
  • Experience in developing PR/communication strategies for large infrastructure projects in Sub-Saharan Africa especially campaigns for a toll road (payment for use of a public infrastructure) will be an added advantage. 
  • The firm should provide at least three (3) references of similar assignments conducted.
5. The attention of interested consulting firms/consortia is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers published in January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

6. Individual Consultants within consortia may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub- consultancy to enhance their qualifications.
7. The firm / consortium will be selected in accordance with Quality and Cost Based Selection method set out in the Consultants Guidelines.

8. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours i.e. 0900 to 1700 hrs.
9. Complete Expressions of Interest documents in plain sealed envelopes with consultancy reference and name dearly marked on top should be delivered in person, sent by mail or by email to the address shown below or placed ¡n the tender box at our offices on the 7th floor, Anniversary Towers, North Tower.

Postal Address:
Project Implementation Unit
Attention: Procurement Specialist
P.O Box 30007 —00100
Nairobi, Kenya.

Physical Address:
Project Implementation Unit
Attention: Procurement Specialist
7th Floor, Anniversary Towers, North Tower.
Building No.19 Monrovia Street/University Way
Nairobi, Kenya.

Telephone No: +254-20-2210271/4


10. Deadline for submission of Expressions of Interest is 17th July 2014 at 1600 hours Kenyan local time.

Director, Public Private Partnerships Unit
For: Principal Secretary

mothers2mothers Kenya Mentor Mother Program (KMMP) Project Director Job in Nairobi

mothers2mothers (m2m) is an international non-governmental organisation headquartered in Cape Town, SA, dedicated to providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers living with HIV, and preventing mother-to-child transmission. 

m2m empowers HIV-positive pregnant women and new mothers to become role models in their communities by promoting AIDS awareness, testing and services. 

m2m currently operates in 6 countries in Africa and receives funding from a diverse set of funders. 

mothers2mothers Kenya invites applications from interested and suitably qualified candidates to fill the following position:

Project Director - KMMP

Purpose: To direct m2m’s Kenya Mentor Mother Program (KMMP) project, including technical assistance to the MOH, implementation support services to partners and counties, and direct implementation at model sites. 

The position reports to the Country Representative and is based in Nairobi.
Key Outcomes:

  • Lead the development, implementation and periodic review of project planning, aligned to donor, MOH and m2m priorities (including TA to the MOH, support services to implementing partners/counties, and direct implementation at model sites).
  • Facilitate the employment, development and performance management of project staff, promoting team work and the values, vision, mission and culture of m2m at all levels.
  • Act as the primary project liaison to the MOH at the national level, including joint KMMP strategic planning and provision of TA.
  • Manage relationships with project donors, ensuring quality implementation, reporting and compliance with donor requirements.
  • Track and manage financial progress of project implementation, ensuring expenditures are within budget, and coordinate project budgeting in partnership with the finance team.
Knowledge, Experience and Competencies required:
  • Master’s degree in the health or social sciences, management, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in the field of public health including at least 3 years in PMTCT/MNCH/SRH/ HIV (experience in peer education and psychosocial support a distinct advantage).
  • Substantial MOH and NGO experience at the national level in Kenya including relationship management (experience with a national program scale up a distinct advantage).
  • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to translate the organization’s vision and mission into concrete action.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including project cycle management, financial management and strong critical thinking and decision making skills.
  • Demonstrated people management and relationship management skills, including performance management, team building, communication, consultation and negotiation skills.
  • Evaluations and operations research experience, including strategic use of research findings to influence policy and practice.
  • High level of computer literacy, report writing and presentation skills
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili is essential.
  • Enthusiasm to work on behalf of the m2m’s mother and infant clients.
This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

mothers2mothers is an equal opportunity employer. 

We particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA), people with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged people.

Competitive salary packages will be negotiable in accordance with m2m’s remuneration policies.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and covering letter (including salary expectations) to the Human Resource Department via email at by July 13, 2014.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

If you do not hear from us by August 31, 2014, please consider your application unsuccessful.

For further information please visit

USAID / gain Call for Proposals from Entrepreneurs in Agri-Business, Food and Nutrition

Call for Proposals

Applications are invited from Entrepreneurs in Agri-Business, Food and Nutrition

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), acts as a catalyst - bringing together alliances of governments, business and civil society to find solutions to the problem of malnutrition and deliver results.
GAIN invites grant applications from eligible entrepreneurs for its Marketplace for Nutritious Foods Innovation Accelerator. 

GAIN is looking for your innovative ideas across food value chain (from farm to fork) that brings diverse and nutritious foods to market and contributes to fight against malnutrition.

Selected innovations will receive business planning, technical assistance and / or funding support.

Learn more! 


SMS ‘MNF’ to 20788

Applications open until 16th July 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Vihiga County Government Protocol Officer Job in Kenya

The County Government of Vihiga wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions as provided under Section 44 and 63,65,66 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.

Protocol Officer - Job Group P (1 Post)

Terms of Service:

Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen,
  • Be a holder of a First Degree in Public Administration, Political Sciences or any social sciences.
  • Have working experience of not less than 5 years, preferably in Administration or Public Relations.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and be a team player
  • Be computer literate with a fair background in financial management and accounting procedures
  • Ability to work for long hours with little supervision
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles of public service as outlined in articles 1 0 and 232 of the constitution of Kenya.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
Duties and responsibilities
  • Organizing official events,
  • Preparing the guest lists and seating arrangement in official County functions
  • Coordinating and arranging for press coverage of official County functions
  • Facilitating appointments in the Governors’ office
  • Manage and supervise all office functions, in the Governor’s office and write a report on Governor’s itineraries
  • Organize the Governor’s official diary
  • Preparation of budgets for the Governor’s official office and field functions
  • Arrange for the Governor’s air travel
  • Any other duties as delegated by the Governor
Please Note:
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution, one MUST have the following current clearance certificates:
  1. A certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  2. A clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance from any Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials.

They should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left side the position you are applying for to reach on or before 30th June 2014 and addressed to:

County Public Service Board,
Vihiga County,

or through the Board email

Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

Medical Doctors Job in Nairobi, Kenya

a medium sized hospital in Nairobi is seeking to recruitMedical Doctors to join their team.

2 Positions

  • Must have successfully completed their internship training.
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery from recognized institution
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience
  • Any other management course
Interested candidates should send their application letter and CV to clearly indicating ‘Medical Doctor’ on the subject line. 

DO NOT attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted

Hospital Sales & Marketing Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Hospital Sales & Marketing Assistant 
Industry: Health
Location: Nairobi
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 plus commission

Our client in the Health industry is seeking for a mature sales & marketing assistant preferably currently in a Medical Facility, hospital, clinic, or has sold health insurance.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Regular field visits to corporates to interest them in available health products
  • Working with Health Insurance firms for referrals of their clients
  • Follow-up all sales enquiries within a specified time frame
  • Handling online marketing, social media, emails
  • Co-ordinate marketing projects such as the production of marketing materials
  • Convert enquiries into either out-patient or in-patient appointments in order to meet agreed targets
  • Identifying and managing sales and marketing opportunities
  • Co-ordinate and manage mail, newsletters and marketing communications
  • Building an in-depth understanding the sales process to a successful conclusion
  • To plan, organize and schedule marketing activities to meet the set goals
  • Market the facility’s products and services so as to enhance revenue and profit levels
  • Design and recommend (PR) activities likely to enhance their image
  • To develop and recommend sales activities for the marketing team
  • To speak positively and enthusiastically about the company and services
Required Qualifications
  • A minimum of a diploma in sales and marketing
  • Must have a minimum 2-3 years experience in marketing services
  • Applicants with previous experience in a medical facility or health insurance highly preferred 
  • Proven ability in closing business to business deals
  • Excellent negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexible and good planning and organization skills
  • Good time management skills & Integrity
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Hospital Sales & Marketing Assistant 25- 30K plus commission) to before 23rd June, 2014

Kindly indicate previous/ current salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.