Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Safaricom Limited Device Sales Manager Job in Kenya

Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Channel Marketing Section within the Consumer Business Unit Division.
Manager - Device Sales


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

Reporting to the Senior Manager-Channel Marketing, the position holder will be responsible for dealer/key accounts and Mpesa agent device sales and overall device revenue growth for these partners in line with company data objectives.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Achievement of set sales targets i.e. quarterly, semi-annually or annually;
  • Grow device sales within the dealer and Mpesa agents;
  • Convincingly communicate/pitch to Safaricom dealers on the opportunities for revenue growth via device and data;
  • Develop sustainable and consistent means of growing dealer and Mpesa device sales by ensuring availability of the selected dealer catalogue  via efficient liaison with the ASMs and dealer managers;
  • Effective execution of device activations within the two channels;
  • Supporting dealer own initiatives that are aimed at growing device sales within the dealer/Mpesa owned shops;
  • Train dealer/Mpesa support staff on available device offering and impact selling skills;
  • Ensure proper stock turnover within the dealer/Mpesa channels to avoid obsolescence;
  • Execute effective pull strategy for devices within the channel by running joint dealer/Safaricom in store promos to Support dealers/Mpesa shops with availed sales push materials/freebies;
  • In liaison with dealer managers and Mpesa team, ensure effective communication of device offers and activations;
  • In liaison with ASM/Dealer managers, ensure the dealer/Mpesa shops staff are well briefed and trained on all devices;
  • Ensure good visibility of the channel listed devices within the dealer/Mpesa shops;
  • Ensure effective placement of all dealer device.  Information brochures and POS materials to create high consumer awareness levels;
  • Ensure weekly report on competition prices and activities are submitted;
  • Input into the terminals buying decisions  for dealer channel via accurate competitive input;
  • Provide accurate weekly sales report for the channel in terms of visibility and sales;
  • To effectively work with dealer/Mpesa sales force. Also have a liaison role to work with Dealer managers and ASMs to deliver on the role.
Role Requirements
  • Degree in a Business related field;
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a sales environment;
  • Hands on experience in a Sales environment in FMCG or service sector will be an added advantage;
  • Familiar with device and Safaricom data products;
  • A keen eye on sales opportunity and closure;
  • Highly results and performance oriented;
  • Excellent Negotiation/Influencing and Presentation skills;
  • Ability to excite both internal and external (Dealer staff) to meet set targets;
  • Good decision making skills.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Tuesday 22nd July 2014.

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited
Nairobi via E-mail to

Safaricom Limited Information Risk Management and Compliance Senior Manager Job in Kenya

Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in Risk Management and Compliance Division.

Senior Manager - Information Risk Management and Compliance

 RMC – SMIRM&C - July 2014

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

Reporting to the Head of Department- Enterprise Risk Management, the successful candidate will play a leading role in shaping, guiding and implementing Information Risk Management and Compliance at Safaricom  by liaising closely with other managers across the business and in particular in Technology.
In carrying out their duties therefore, the required candidate will develop, implement and monitor information security policies and metrics and evaluate the information security risk and adequacy of mitigations at Safaricom.

Key responsibilities will be to;

  • Forms a “center of excellence” for information security management, for example offering internal management consultancy and advisory services on information security risk and control matters throughout the organization and promoting the commercial advantages of managing information security risks more efficiently and effectively;
  • Coordinate and/or track resolution of Information Security Risk control items arising out of the Risk Assessment activities within the Safaricom Enterprise Risk Management Framework;
  • Establish independent monitoring for compliance with both with internal security policies etc. and applicable laws and regulations to cover, but not limited to, our User access management, auditing and logging policies and specific controls on critical systems e.g. M-PESA;
  • Liaison with and offers strategic direction to related governance functions (such as Technology, Physical Security/Facilities, Business Continuity management,  HR, and Corporate Affairs) plus senior and middle managers throughout the organization as necessary, on information security matters such as routine security activities plus emerging security risks and control technologies;
  • Leads or commissions the preparation and authorizes the implementation of necessary information security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines, in conjunction with Technology Security;
  • Leads or commissions suitable information security awareness, training and educational activities;
  • Leads or commissions information security risk assessments and controls selection activities;
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills & competencies;
  • Degree in a technical field IT, Business Information Systems (or related technical field) from a recognized university.
  • At least 7 years of full-time work experience in information security management and/or related functions (such as IT audit and IT Risk Management). Experience in a banking or money transfer environment will be an added advantage
  • Absolutely trustworthy with high standards of personal integrity, and willing to undergo vetting and/or personality assessments to verify this if necessary.
  • Holder of at least one of the following certifications: CISA, CISM or CISSP.
  • Detailed knowledge of GSM as well as IT Networks is  preferred.
If you meet the requirements and are self-driven, proactive and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job reference number to the address below. 

All applications must be delivered on or before Monday the 21st July 2014.

The Head of Department Talent & Resourcing
Safaricom Ltd Nairobi
Via E-mail to 

SC Johnson & Son Kenya Limited Customer Marketing Lead Job Vacancy

SC Johnson & Son Kenya Limited is a subsidiary of SC Johnson & Son group of companies, a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality brand-name products for consumers throughout the world. 

The company markets and distributes Kiwi, Baygon, Mr. Muscle, Raid, Ridsect and Glade branded products in East Africa. 

The following opportunity exists:

Customer Marketing Lead

Reporting to Customer Marketing Manager, Cluster
Key Accountabilities
New Product Development and Category specific initiatives
  • Ensure Trade Bundles, New Product news are appropriately and timely executed.
  • Supports local sales team in activations and presenting launch plans.
  • Executes Special Pack plans consistent with agreed guidelines and principles
  • Manage total SKUs and deliver SKU optimization actions Channel and Customer Support
  • Prepares and consolidates annual business plans for select key customers
  • Executes channel specific plans consistent with Platform/Cluster directions
  • Provide Category Management support to the country, and ensure all distribution and display initiatives are timely and properly executed locally
  • Ensure excellence in sales execution at POS (Win in Store)
  • Oversee the management and deployment of merchandisers to maximize ROI
  • Coordinates with Cluster and local team the execution of actions from shopper study learnings
  • Jointly with Sales ensures the optimal allocation planning of trade spend.
  • Manage the Equity-Building component of trade spending as per budget.
  • Ensures timely and excellent execution of agreed FOCO plans
  • Participate in S&OP process, and own the country demand management process
  • Support the Cluster Member Sales Head with the execution of pricing plans
Support Services
  • Leads local tracking of distribution performance, competitive activities, trade sales and inventory
Experience and Qualifications
  • University degree required, and experience in FMCG environment.
  • Should have a minimum of 5 years multi-functional experience in Customer Marketing, and either in Sales and/or Marketing
  • Strong awareness of trade customer is essential; some sales management experience is required.
The Person
  • Align with strategy and company direction
  • Analytical and creative thinking
  • Highly self-motivated and results oriented
  • Innovative and business analysis (Strong business acumen)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advocacy skills
  • High level of numeracy
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications, accompanied by detailed CVs and daytime telephone contact to:

The HR Manager
SC Johnson & Son Kenya Limited
P.O. Box 30457 - 00100 GPO, 

Applications close on 22 July 2014

POS Sales, ERP Sales Consultant Jobs in Kenya

a leading ICT Solutions company carrying on the business of Computer Hardware, Fiscal Solutions, ERP and POS solutions and Internet Security Solutions urgently seeks to fill the above vacancy.

Job Scope: 

Point of Sales Executive will be involved in the sales and marketing for all Point of Sales hardware equipments, cards technology and mobility solutions.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Deliver sales targets
  • Conduct weekly sales meeting with the team
  • Organize internal staff and resellers training
  • Look at new ways of networking and generating sales leads
  • Sales negotiations and payment follow up
  • Work with BD on develop  business for Retail POS
  • Plan marketing activities
  • Carry out product demos and presentations
  • Oversee the sales process from enquiry to closure
  • Liaise on  marketing the product, new releases etc
  • Project company's objectives to the market i.e. dealers / customers
  • Promote better working relations through ensuring good public relations with clients
  • Visits to clients and maintaining key account managements
  • Organize and attend events and exhibitions.
  • Manage the production of marketing materials, including leaflets, posters and flyers
  • Meetings with dealers on growth, introduction of new products and payments
  • Knowledge of Retail industry
Minimum Qualifications/ Experience:            
  • Bachelor’s Degree in ICT or Marketing
  • Must have experience in working in the IT industry for at least 5 years, driving a turnover of Ksh 108M per annum
  • Technical competency or knowledge of IT Hardware
  • Technical competency or knowledge of Retail and POS industry
  • Good business sense in IT ,Initiative and enthusiasm, Excellent communication and 'people skills'
  • Good planning and organizational skills, the ability to work calmly under pressure, closing Skills,
  • Basic Market Knowledge, Presentation Skills,
Recruiting Consultant,
Frank Management Consult Limited,
Nyaku House, 1st Floor
Emails: and cc to

The ERP Sales Consultant

Our client,  a leading ICT Solutions company carrying on the business of Computer Hardware, Fiscal Solutions, ERP and POS solutions and Internet Security Solutions urgently seeks to fill the above vacancy.

Job Scope: 

The ERP Sales Consultant is responsible for generating new sales in the market, following company’s established routines and methodology. Focus areas are sales to medium and large companies.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Have high activity level (calls, meetings, quotations).
  • Learn our ERP and CRM product.
  • Build a sales pipeline, works under a target of Ksh 2M
  • Drive sales process, from quotation to closing.
  • Key Account Management.
  • Lead Management.
  • Liaise with Vendor Channel Management.
  • Meet sales targets.
  • Expected to meet and exceed monthly sales target
  • Responsible for ensuring overall client satisfaction
  • Responsible and committed to effectively organizing his/her workload to exceed sales metrics and accurately forecast all revenue opportunities in a timely manner
  • Must be able to handle price negotiations with a focus on value-based selling
  • Must have ability to recognize up selling and cross selling opportunities within Aztec's solution offerings
  • Ability to collaborate with sales teams and peers to determine best product and services fit accomplished via conference calls, site visits, and email correspondence
  • Provide training and mentoring to other team members
  • Representation at conferences, industry, and marketing events as needed
  • Moderate travel may be required
Minimum Qualifications/ Experience:            
  • Degree in Information Technology / Business Information systems /Business Management / Sales & Marketing.
  • Additional qualifications in Sales & Marketing for those with a 1st degree in a none marketing discipline would be an added advantage.
  • 2 years experience with sales of ERP/Financial Software systems or business-consulting services.
  • Good business sense in IT ,Initiative and enthusiasm, the ability to work calmly under pressure, closing Skills,
  • Territory Management, Market Knowledge, Presentation Skills, 
Recruiting Consultant,
Frank Management Consult Limited,
Nyaku House, 1st Floor
Emails: and cc to

Automobile Sales Persons Jobs in Kenya

Automobile Sales Persons 

:  Manufacturing

Location: Nakuru, Nairobi and Western Kenya.

Our client, a leading manufacturing company of Oil, Fuel, Hydraulic and Air Filters, seeks to recruit Executive Sales Persons who can sell automobile parts by understanding, demonstrating their characteristics, capabilities, and features while developing, qualifying buyers and closing sales.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Understand automobile parts by studying characteristics, capabilities, and features; comparing and contrasting competitive models and inspecting automobile parts.
  • Develop buyers by maintaining rapport with previous customers; meeting prospects at community activities; greeting drop-ins; responding to inquiries; recommending sales campaigns and promotions.
  • Qualify buyers by understanding buyer's requirements and interests; matching requirements and interests to various models; building rapport.
  • Demonstrate automobile parts by explaining characteristics, capabilities, and features; explaining warranties and services.
  • Closes sales by overcoming objections; asking for sales; negotiating price; completing sales or purchase contracts; explaining provisions; explaining and offering warranties, services, and financing; collects payment; delivers automobile parts.
  • Provides sales management information by completing reports.
  • Enhances dealership reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Professional Skills and Competencies
  • A minimum of Bachelors of Business Management or any business related course with a Major in Marketing.
  • Must have 3 years relevant experience as a sales executive automobile industry.
  • Demonstrate abilities of meeting sales goals, motivation for sales, selling to customer needs, financial skills, documentation skills, scheduling, telephone skills, listening, verbal communication, customer focus, job knowledge.
To apply, send your CV only to before Sunday, 20th July 2014. 

Clearly indicate the position applied for, preferred area and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.

Serena Hotels Chief Engineers Jobs in Kenya

Vacancies: Chief Engineers

Serena Hotels is a collection of fine luxury  hotels and lodges in Eastern Africa. 

We  are renowned for our presence in magical locations and have the highest reputation for standards and service. 

We at Serena recognize that human resources are our most important asset, and significant resources are allocated annually towards staff development.

We are currently seeking two qualified individuals to join our Senior Engineering team at our City Centre Hotels in East Africa.

Please visit detailed job profile and send your application not later than 21 July 2014.

We are equal opportunity employers

KickStart International Global Marketing Manager Job in Kenya

KickStart International prides itself in being an award-winning, global nonprofit social enterprise that develops and mass- markets low-cost irrigation solutions that are bought by thousands of small-holder farmers in developing countries and used to increase their income by up to a factor of ten, enabling them to lift themselves sustainably out of poverty.

Global Marketing Manager - Kenya

Function: Programs and Partnerships 

Location: Kenya

Grade: Type of Contract: Permanent

Role Purpose: The position is responsible for Global Marketing operations for KickStart.
The Global Marketing Manager’s key focus will include:
  • Building Marketing plans and programs.
  • Advertising and Agency liaison and promotional activities.
  • Market research and consumer trend analysis.
  • Management of all marketing functions.
  • Organization’s marketing support across programs in Africa.
  • Promotion of the MoneyMaker brand across Africa
  • Customer profiling for KS products.
  • Close liaison with Country Directors in KickStart Country programs to ensure their promotion and marketing requirements are being realized.
Scope of Role:
  • Reports to: Director -Programs & Partnership in Africa
  • Staff directly reporting to this post: None but supporting Country Programs Marketing staff
  • Works with: Country Directors, Marketing staff in country programs and occasionally with Partnership and Sales staff in the country programs
Key Areas of Accountability:
Key Performance Indicators
  1. Growth and stability of Market Share of the MoneyMaker pumps
  2. Cost effective and timely production of marketing materials and distribution to all programs
  3. Ensure top quality and creative design for the marketing elements
  4. Team performance and individual’s development.
  5. Effective management of marketing budgets.
  6. Production of effective case studies for marketing and fundraising
Principle Accountabilities
  • Establishing marketing goals to ensure that the MoneyMaker enjoys substantial market share
  • Develop and execute marketing plans and programs, both short and long term, to ensure sales growth across the country programs and GIP program.
  • Understand the donor funded programs in and their promotion and marketing plans for execution in all country programs.
  • Plans and oversees the organization’s advertising and promotion activities including print and electronic media.
  • Solicit for free advertising and/or subsidized advertisement on promotion to irrigate Africa from development partners and media houses.
  • Communicates with outside advertising agencies on ongoing marketing campaigns /field days /agricultural shows / trade fairs / exhibitions
  • Evaluate market reactions to advertising programs and product packaging and formulation to ensure the timely adjustment of marketing strategy and plans to meet changing market and competitive conditions.
  • Recommend changes in basic structure and organization of the marketing section to ensure effective fulfillment of objectives assigned to it and provide the flexibility to move swiftly in relation to marketing problems and opportunities.
  • Ensures full exploitation of the marketing mix to achieve optimal market share.
  • In liaison with Monitoring & Evaluation and PID functions, conduct marketing surveys on current and new product concepts.
  • Formulate and implement product launch campaign and coordinate promotional activities
  • With the direction of the Country Directors, plan and control the marketing expense, ratios and sustain marketing score card analysis.
  • Design communication plans to enhance brand awareness and build brand loyalty
  • Provides marketing support to the sales function across all country programs.
  • Strengthen the existing systems and processes for customer service
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Marketing and Sales or Business Management or degree in relevant field with 5 years post qualification experience
Skills and Behaviours
  • Planning, organizational and analytical skills and a team player
  • Good negotiation skills in the development of the marketing and promotion material by third parties.
  • Adequate knowledge of the small scale agricultural sector across Africa
  • Hands on previous experience with the media and advertising agencies
  • Must have in depth understanding of the various materials used in producing marketing collaterals / ability to discern and recommend quality materials
  • Expertise in desk top publishing
  • Sharp IT skills / use of IT for presentation
  • Ability to produce radio scripts, documentaries that are captivating and write up articles for publication
  • Ability to document outstanding case studies.
  • Ability to organize shows, exhibitions, product launches and field days to show case our products
  • Meticulous, creative and attentive to details
  • Hands on and self- driven
  • Willingness and flexible to travel, work and support country programs in their marketing initiatives.
If you feel you are the right candidate for this job, please send your CV and Cover letter to quoting the position title on the subject line by COB 31st July, 2014.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Support, Development and Implementation Resource Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Support, Development and Implementation Resource – Kenya    

Job Code:
Number Of Positions Open: 1   
Location:  Nairobi, Kenya   
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled


Our client is a leading global technology company in the provision of payment and information processing  solutions with particular emphasis on Voucher Processing, EFT, Day 2, Automated Clearing Houses, Mobile Commerce, Host banking enhancement, and KYC amongst leading corporations, banks and clearing houses.

Job Objective

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Chiefly responsible for taking a spec and converting it into a solution using our clients’ Software tools/framework already developed to configure the application.  
  • Customization of the solution through configurations and writing code (currently VB6) in exit routines will be necessary for all implementations.
  • The candidate will need to go and implement the solution on the customer’s site. Therefore, they will not be required to do hectic development but must have Intermediate knowledge of VB6/C#/VB.NET.
  • Intermediate SQL knowledge, Networking and Operating Systems as they will need to configure and customize the solution
Requirements: (Qualifications / Experience)


BSc Computer Science / IT (or the equivalent).

Spoken Languages
  • Must have good command of the English language (read, write, speak, understand).
  • Must have good command of the Swahili language (read, write, speak, understand).
  • The candidate will be required to have good customer skills, as establishing the client’s needs and telephonic support are key requirements.
  • Must have at least 2 years’ experience with SQL2005 or above.
  • Understand how to backup and restore databases.
  • Should be proficient with writing complex SQL Queries using multiple joins / advanced syntax, and creating Views, creating Table Indexes, understanding Normalization.
  • Should be proficient with SQL Profiler.
  • Should be proficient with creating new tables and modifying existing tables.
  • Should be proficient with primary keys and all other types of table constraints.
Programming Languages
  • At least 2 years’ intermediate level experience with developing in VB6, C# or VB.Net.
  • Hardware knowledge
  • Some experience and an aptitude for understanding hardware and being prepared to be trained up in this field is a requirement.
  • Extensive hardware experience, particularly on transports, would be a major advantage.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on:  Support Development and Implementation Resource – Kenya

Investment advisors Jobs Re-Advertisement in Nairobi Kenya (KShs 40K)

one of the leading insurance and financial services companies in East Africa, with their headquarters in Nairobi and a network of branches spread across Kenya, and East Africa

They recognize that to achieve leadership they have to be revolutionary, customer focused and inclusive. 

They continuously innovate and set the pace for the market. 

It is in this light that they are looking for the best sales staff in the market to fill in the position of Investment Advisor

30 Positions

Key Roles
  • Planning and prioritizing personal sales activities geared towards achieving agreed business targets.
  • Maintain and develop new customers through appropriate prospecting sales methods, and relevant internal liaison, to optimize quality of service, business growth and customer satisfaction.
  • Manage and retain clients through a thorough and professional customer service
  • Provide financial advice to clients according to their r requirements and risk profile, as well as the performance of the specific portfolios.
  • Carry out a detailed fact find review of potential clients and recommend appropriate investments products.
  • Respond to follow up sales enquiries
  • Report on weekly sales according to organizations requirements.
  • An undergraduate degree and or /appropriate qualification/training in sales and marketing
  • Work experience in financial service sector would be an added advantage .i.e banks, insurance companies
  • Must  have sold/selling investment plans
If qualified’ kindly send your application letter and CV to clearly indicating ‘Investment Advisor 40k’ on the subject line by 30th July 2014. 

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Kindergarten Drivers Jobs in Kenya (KShs 12K - 18K)

an upcoming private accredited kindergarten centre catering to young children one (1) to seven (7) years of age.

We are looking for a young, energetic and passionate individual to fill the position of Kindergarten Driver

2 Positions

Job Purpose: The job holder is responsible for safely operating the school vehicle according to a set daily Schedule.  

He/she must ensure that the school bus is in good operating condition at all times, pick up and drop off children as per the schedule, maintain order and security on the bus and obey all the laws, regulations and rules of conduct.

Key responsibilities

  • Operate the school vehicle in a safe and efficient way according to all relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Perform daily safety, maintenance checks and minor maintenance duties such as changing the oil
  • Clean the bus as scheduled and/or required
  • Ensure the bus is safely and securely stored
  • Advise the Senior Administrative Officer of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
  • Maintain schedules and maintain order on the School vehicle
  • Pick up and deliver children as per a set schedule; take attendance on the school vehicle
  • Ensure students are aware of rules and responsibilities as passengers and make note of any behavioural or disciplinary problems
  • Perform any other related duties
Minimum Requirements
  • Valid Driving license
  • Be fluent in English
  • Maintain safety of the children, vehicles and self on the road
  • Friendly and passionate about children 
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • 1-2 years working experience
  • Professional and personal grooming
Salary: Kshs. (12,000 – 18,000)
How to apply:
If you are interested in the position and have the skills and competencies our client is looking
for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to (Indicating the JOB TITLE on the Subject Line) before close of business 14th July 2014.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Brookhurst Head of Accommodation and Catering, Art/Design and English Teacher Jobs in Kenya

Re- Advertised   

Brookhurst International School is a multi-cultural boy’s boarding school for students aged 10-19 years. The school if founded on Christian faith but accommodate other faiths. 

Our curriculum affords students a chance to gain access to leading universities nationally and worldwide by offering British National Curriculum (BNC) .The school is located in Kiserian, Pipeline road - Kajiado district. 

Our driving force which also defines our purpose is to make a positive contribution to the world that we live in by empowering our students with skills and abilities to be the leaders and guardians of tomorrow. 

At the center of our school philosophy and approach is the pursuit of academic excellence and 
imparting of essential life skills to our students.

Head of Accommodation and Catering
Key duties
  • Planning for catering requirements and budgets
  • Overseeing quality production of food  and pastries
  • Ensuring the catering department provide quality service to the students and other staff
  • Implementing cost saving measures in bother catering and accommodation
  • Managing staff working in catering and in hostel
  • Supervising laundry work
  • Supervising cleaning of accommodation facilities
  • Working through with students to maintain high level standards in personal hygiene and organization
Key qualifications
  • Diploma or degree in hotel management
  • Experience of three years and above in busy establishment
  • Experience of working in schools is an advantage
  • Must have passion to work with children
  • Must be a practicing Christian with a testimony
  • Only female candidates above 27 years will be considered.
Art/Design and English Teacher

  • Teaching experience of at least five  years
  • A degree   in education specializing in Art and English
  • Must provide evidence of students having achieved higher grades in examinations
  • Experience of teaching  IGCSE  is an advantage
  • Must have passion to work with children and instill highest levels of discipline
  • Must be a practicing Christian with a testimony
  • Be interested in sports
Send CV and indicate the position you are applying by 10th July 2014. 

If you do not hear from us by July 20th July consider yourself unsuccessful this time round.

Care International Nutrition Supervisor Job in Garowe, Puntland

Care International in Somalia
Nutrition Supervisor 

Location: Garowe, Puntland)

National Position
CARE is an International NGO working in Somalia. CARE and its partners work with vulnerable communities to address the underlying causes of poverty and promote peace and development, through its strategic goal to reduce poverty by empowering women, enhancing access to resources and services, and improving governance. 

CARE is looking for suitable candidates to fill the positions of Nutrition Supervisor based in Garowe, Puntland with frequent travels and support to project sites in South Somalia (mainly Lower Juba and Mogadishu).
Job Summary: The Nutrition supervisor will oversee the day to day implementation of all aspects of emergency nutrition activities including running of curative programs (SC/OTP/SFP), community mobilization, IYCF, micronutrient supplementation, needs assessments, program reporting and devise new interventions as deemed necessary. 

S/he will be required to provide nutrition technical back stopping to CARE and partner staff through capacity building initiatives to staff as well as the community at large. 

The incumbent will also be required to create working synergy between the nutrition component and other emergency projects for proper utilization of resources at the field office. 

S/he will need to respond to immediate nutrition issues with simultaneous consideration of medium and long term needs and opportunities. 

S/he will be required to make regular monitoring efforts and periodic visits to all emergency nutrition project field sites (Puntland and Lower Juba) on regular basis.
Key Responsibilities
1. Program management and implementation
  • Provide leadership and technical expertise in nutrition assessments during emergency response and ensure that nutrition program is linked to other emergency response components.
  • Design, implement and analyze food and nutrition related needs assessment for under-fives, pregnant and lactating women within and outside CARE program areas.
  • Analyze need for target support to infant and young child feeding and if appropriate organize support in coordination with local partners and volunteers
  • Work with CARE and partner staff to develop a sustainable community based programs for addressing direct, underlying and basic causes of malnutrition
  • Represent CARE International in Somalia in all matters related to nutrition in the assigned program location while liaising with partners, donors, governments and NGOs at field
  • Participate in establishing funding requirements for nutrition interventions and contribute to the development of proposals and concept notes for emergency response
  • Plan and manage the nutrition programme in a phased and prioritized manner with full consultation and coordination with Care staff and other agencies both governmental and no governmental organizations
  • Integrate M&E systems to support beneficiaries accountability , donor reporting, performance metrics and organizational learning
2. Program Design
  • Work in close collaboration with the Nutrition Technical Manager and the broader country office programmes to ensure that emergency nutrition interventions build upon longer term programming
  • Provide up to date nutrition data and information necessary for development of high quality programs
3. Reporting
  • Responsible for quality production of monthly program performance and IYCF reports from all nutrition program areas.
  • Responsible for undertaking reporting of nutrition assessment and other related periodic studies such as KAP surveys.
  • Support nutrition technical manager in development of donor reports
4. Representation
  • Participate in all filed level cluster and technical working group coordination meetings
  • Represent CARE in all inter agency nutrition assessments
5. Capacity building
  • Organize and provide trainings to partner staff, health workers and nutrition volunteers on nutrition related issues.
  • Provide in house capacity building to CARE program staff on aspects related to food security and nutrition integration.
Required Qualifications and Experience
  • University degree in Nutrition, Public Health or other closely related fields
  • At least 3 years progressive experience in managing programs in conflict situations
  • Experience in setting up and running of CMAM program
  • Experience in devising and implementing IYCF interventions
  • Experience in planning and execution of SMART surveys as well as data management using relevant software.
  • Experience in proposal development and donor reporting
  • Experience organizing and facilitating training
  • Excellent communication skills-written and spoken
  • Fluency in English and Somali
  • Strong interpretation skills, creativity , flexibility, adaptability and empathy
  • Ability to plan and facilitate health based curriculum trainings/ workshop
How to Apply
Applications clearly marked “Nutrition Supervisor – Garowe” accompanied by CVs should be sent through email by 19th July, 2014 to:

The Human Resources Office
CARE International in Somalia
Puntland Office, Garowe

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer, promoting gender, equity and diversity. 

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) Water Technician Job in Baidoa, Southern Somalia

Organization: Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) is an International NGO founded in Italy and implementing programs with the focus to contribute to the process of fight against poverty and growth of the communities with which it cooperates with all over the world, intervening in situations of emergency, reconstruction and development.
Position: Water Technician
Reporting to: Project Engineer
Duration: 3 Months
Location: Baidoa District, Bay Region, Southern Somalia
Main Activities carried out
Supervision of Implementation of WASH focusing mainly on:
  1. Construction or rehabilitation of WASH infrastructure in target communities to improve access to WASH services particularly for the vulnerable groups;
  2. Capacity building of relevant local institutions and organizations to enhance capacities in Administration, Operation and Maintenance (AOM) of WASH services in the target areas;
  3. Hygiene and sanitation awareness promotion using participatory approaches to reduce incidence of WASH related diseases.
Key Tasks
  • Conduct technical assessments and identify suitable options for water and sanitation development interventions in collaboration with the communities;
  • Preparation of designs, technical drawings, specifications and BoQs;
  • Participate in all procedures related to procurement of works, supplies and services;
  • Supervise the project on going realizations at the sites according to the implementation contracts with contractors and communities; Supervision is done in collaboration with authorities and target groups;
  • Follow up works progress and ensure that technical designs and specifications are adhered to by the contractors / artisans/foremen;
  • Certify works that have been completed satisfactorily and in accordance to technical designs and specifications and authorize the issue of interim and completion certificates for payments as necessary.
  • Elaboration of training manuals for technical training and in particular Water management, Operation & Maintenance and Basic construction for local artisans trainings;
  • Conduct and/or participate in technical training for water users;
  • Reporting on progress of works.
  • Diploma in Water/Civil Engineering or equivalent;
  • Experience in design and supervision of construction of water and sanitation facilities;
  • Good communication, interpersonal, decision-making and organizational skills;
  • Good knowledge of English (spoken and written);
  • Computer skills;
  • Field experience in Somalia is an added advantage;
  • Knowledge of Somali language is an added advantage.
Start Date: 1st August 2014
Application: Send 1 page letter of expression of interest and updated CV by the Closing date: 15 July 2014 to the following address:

The Regional Representative,
Cooperazione Internazionale,

Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Ensure you indicate:”Water Technician” as subject to your application email.

Cesvi Country Administrator Job in Juba, South Sudan

Vacancy Number: SS001/14
Post Title: Country Administrator
Organization: Cesvi
Duty Station: South Sudan (Juba)
Duration: 3 months with possibility of 9 months extension
No. of Post: 1

Background: Cesvi’s programmes in East Africa are focused on humanitarian aid both in development and emergency context, including conflicts, natural calamities and environmental disasters. The main thematic areas of intervention are: Child Protection, Health, WASH, Food security, Livelihood and Resilience.

Job Summary
Objective 1: Check the monthly accounts of the bases and those of the capital
  • Check the mission’s cash and bank balance
  • Check eligibility of invoices
  • At the end of each month, check the level of advances for each cash box
  • Verify recording of expenses in each cashbook
  • Edit comments on the accounting of each base monthly
  • Verify presentation of accounting vouchers
Objective 2: Consolidate the mission’s accounts monthly
  • Verify payment of rental agreements when they fall due and split the charges over the periods.
  • Verify that the staff data base is complete and updated
  • Update the depreciation files for the mission’s equipment and vehicles
  • File monthly the original documents related to advance accounts in a separate file;
  • Integrate the cash and bank books into the accounting software
  • Check expenditure by the field to enter data into the accounting software
  • Update the software for each project
Objective 3: Participate in managing the national staff and ensuring administrative follow-up of the files
  • Check contract dates and inform the base administrator and PMs of their expiry date ;
  • Keep the individual files up-to-date;
  • Check that the procedures regarding recruitment and contract terminations are followed;
  • Supervise the preparation of new employment contracts;
  • Establish administrative documents related to employment contracts;
  • Follow up the annual appraisals, ensure that all staff involved in the appraisal schedule it properly and respect the dead lines
  • Check the database for salary payroll form the bases and validate them before the payment;
  • Ensure that all the due taxes are regularly calculated and paid by the base administrator concerned 
Objective 4: Participate in the pre-audit of financial contracts
  • Supervise archiving and presentation of financing contracts (Analytical accounting Book), distribute invoices after journal entries, edit the expenses vouchers from HQ);
  • Elaborate the listing of risks for validation by the administrator
  • Check validity of accounting data with the intermediary and final reports.
Objective 5: Supervise the team
  • Ensure training of cashiers and accountants on the mission;
  • Check the cashbooks and carry out the physical inventories;
  • Ensure training in book-keeping on the mission;
  • Carry out appraisals of the team members.
Qualifications/ Desirable
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance)
  • Strong Computer skills especially in Excel / Accounting systems
  • Prior experience in book keeping preferably with NGOs, excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of donor funds management
  • Good command of English language both written and oral
Submission Guidelines: Persons qualified for this position are invited to submit their CV (including 3 referees) and COVER LETTER ONLY to CESVI to the e-mail address: 

Please quote the Position (i.e. Application for Country Administrator position) in the subject line of your e-mail application. 

Please do not send more than one application and do not attach certificates at this stage. 

Inquiries on phone or e-mail will not be entertained.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Closing date for applications is 16th July 2014 at 17:00. 

However Cesvi reserves the right to close the vacancy before the above mentioned date in case a large number of applications is received. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

CESVI is an equal opportunities employer.