Personal Assistant Position

MPESA Foundation Academy is seeking to hire a Personal Assistant to Executive Head of school .

Application deadline: 12th November, 2021

Overall Role Purpose
Under the supervision of Executive Head of School the Personal Assistant will perform a full range of secretarial and administrative duties for the EHOS to ensure the efficient and effective running of EHOS Office. The PA is expected to exercise the highest level of confidentiality in all matters in the EHOS office.

Education
• Bachelor’s degree required in Administration, Communication, Secretarial studies or equivalent
• Demonstrated experience of not less than 5 years in a senior administrative support role preferably in a school setting
Please read the job description before you apply for the position. Only those who meet the criterial set in the job description will be shortlisted for interviews.

Application Procedure:


Send your application letter and CV as one document to recruitment@mpesafoundationacademy.ac.ke not later than 12th November, 2021 stating clearly on the email subject line The job title and reference of the position you are applying for. E.g. Personal Assistant – PA/10/2021

Please note, only soft copy/ email applications to the address provided will be accepted.

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted

Office Administration Manager

Brainston Kindergarten Ltd is seeling to hire a Office Administration Manager.

Application deadline: 30th November, 2021

REQUIREMENT AND QUALIFICATIONS

A diploma or certificate in customer care, secretarial studies or related field.

Good spoken and written communication skills.

An organized and methodical approach to work.

Good administrative and computer skills.

The ability to work well with pupils, teachers and parents.

The ability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Organize and maintain an efficient and effective office that handles a variety of tasks for the administration, faculty, students and parents of the school.

Act as a receptionist, greeting visitors, answering telephone calls in a pleasant and efficient manner, and communicating effectively in routine, sensitive, and confidential matters.

Receive & give school tours to school visitors and prospective parents.

Admit new students and keeping up to date records of each pupil in school using the school management system.

Perform secretarial and clerical tasks of a varied nature e.g. copying, laminating, running school office errands among other tasks.

Supervise the Office Staff (IT & Office Assistant) and Transport Department, to ensure that the departments are running smoothly.

Assist in organizing school transport, maintaining accurate student transport lists for each vehicle, and charging and distributing vehicle phones.

Perform any duties and responsibilities that are within the scope of employment, as assigned by the school management team.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: hr@brainston.co.ke using the position as subject of email on or before Nov 30, 2021

Export sales manager

Purpose of the role

To generate and manage the profitable sales of Storymoja products in other countries and to recommend products and manage foreign partnerships that help the company meets its objectives.

Application deadline: 12th November, 2021

Storymoja is a 14-year old Kenyan company that has published over 400 titles for ages 4-17 years, including storybooks, textbooks and supplementary materials in digital and physical formats. Our vision is to ‘get a book in every hand’.

Key Responsibilities of the Export Manager

Collect and analyse information about customers, distributors, publishers and foreign competitors in different export markets.
Attend relevant trade shows, exhibitions and exploit other export business promotion activities, and keep abreast of developments that affect the sector/markets.
Identify and rank business opportunities in the export markets as per the key criteria provided.
Recommend appropriate Storymoja products to meet the needs for each export market.
Recommend most appropriate partners for Storymoja to work with in different markets.
Propose and negotiate contractual terms, processes and timelines.
Prepare and then implement agreed strategies and marketing plans within the agreed budgets and agreed timelines.
Liaise with Storymoja team to avail the products within agreed quality parameters and timelines.
Be proactive in anticipating and coming up with effective solutions to any issues that slow or hamper export procedures and activities.
Monitor distributor’s performance and monitor their work and provide relevant information and recommendations to management.

Be ready to demonstrate that you:

Have export experience at a senior management level
Are willing to travel frequently
Have strong interpersonal communication skills
Have excellent negotiation skills
Are self-motivated
Have strong time management and organization skills
Proficiency in French would be an advantage


Remuneration

Salary will be commensurate with experience and will include a commission scheme.


Apply by 12th November to HR@storymojaafrica.coke

With a brief cover letter in the body of the email showing why you’d be the ideal candidate for this role.
Attach a CV /Resume

Driver Position

Job Objective:
KNHCR is seeking to hire a driver who will be responsible for the facilitation of movement of the Commission staff to the respective destination is done in a safe manner by use of designated routes, locked vehicles at all times, observation of speed limits, passenger use of safety belt as per the Commission’s travel policy.

Application deadline : 10th November, 2021

Duration: Permanent and Pensionable
Duty Station: Nairobi.
Gross Salary: Kshs. 37,666.00

Key Qualifications and Competencies:
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (D+) or equivalent grade and a Valid BCE Driving Licence
Computer literacy.
Knowledge of major towns in Kenya.
Knowledge of relevant legislation (Traffic Act).
Good Communication and Interpersonal skills.
Good Organizational and Problem solving skills.
Ability to work underpressure.
Ability to work well with teams.
Compliance with chapter six of the constitution.

If you possess the above qualifications, please submit a clear application letter, a complete and updated Curriculum Vitae that includes your valid contacts and a copy of national ID electronically through recruitment@knchr.org by 10th November 2021 indicating the correct title of the position you are applying for and the reference number as the subject of the email.

Please note that it is a criminal offence to provide false information in the application.

KNCHR is an equal opportunity employer which offers a competitive remuneration commensurate to qualifications and experience.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Only shortlisted candidates will be advised to submit clearance certificates from the various institutions.

KNCHR does NOT have recruitment agents and does NOT charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process. Report any incident of extortion to KNCHR or to the Police.

Enrollment Officer Position.

Job Description

Zetech University is seeking to recruit an Enrollment Officer who ideally is someone with ability to execute career advisory responsibility in a manner that secures enrollment as well as customer retention and to engage in activities that contribute to the objectives of the marketing department.

Application deadline: 15th November, 2021

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Lead Enrollment Officer, the position holder will be responsible for the following, amongst others:

Receiving and handling of all persons who come to the University Reception.
Participating in marketing and enrollment drives.
Meeting enrollment targets by answering questions and suggesting information to potential students on different programs that we offer.
Advising customers on program information and services of the University and ensuring that the potential students are well advised on what they are qualified for and the options available for them.
Collecting customer information and analyzing customer needs.
Keeping track and reporting daily enrollment.
Carrying out comparative analysis of enrollment targets and performance.
Timely identification and resolution of customer complaints.
Liaise with other University officers in handling students’ matters.
Collect and share market intelligence for strategic decision making.


Qualification & Experience

Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
A professional qualification in sales and marketing is an added advantage.
Minimum of C+ in K.C.S.E., with at least C+ in languages.
At least 1 year experience in a similar position or in a sales job.
Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision.
Excellent interpersonal skills, communication, negotiation and reporting skills.
Extreme attention to detail and ability to meet strict deadlines

Interested candidates should send their applications to vacancies@zetech.ac.ke quoting ONLY the job reference number (e.g., Job Ref: ZU/10/25/150) on the subject line and; indicating their current and expected salary on their application letter, not later than 15th November 2021.

Technical Support Specialist Position

Weza Care Solutions is seeking to hire a Technical Support Specialist who will be responsible for offering technical support to staff and partners.

Application deadline:8th November, 2021

Duties and Responsibilities


Troubleshoot, identify and solve hardware and software problems
Managing the network at Weza Care and resolving network issues
Installing and configuring hardware and software
Responding to calls and offering remote support to partners
Providing timely and accurate feedback to partners on technical issues
Supporting the rollout of new application
Configuring new hardware
Keeping a record of inventory of all Company hardware
Replacing and preparing necessary hardware parts
Testing and evaluating new technologies
Following up with partners to ensure that the problems have been resolved
Provide remote support to staff in the field
Other duties as may be assigned

Technical Support Requirements:
Degree or Diploma in computer science or information technology and other related courses
Certification in Microsoft, Linux, or Cisco is advantageous.
Prior experience in tech support, desktop support, or a similar role.
Proficiency in Windows/Linux/Mac OS.
Experience with remote desktop applications and help desk software.
Attention to detail and good problem-solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Good written and verbal communication

Candidates that meet the above requirements are encouraged to send their applications to jobs@wezacare.org before 8th Nov 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Consider application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us in 14 days.

Pastry Chef Vacancy

Job Description

Prepare a wide variety of goods such as cakes, cookies, pies, bread etc. following traditional and modern recipes.
Able to produce all baked goods including but not limited to artisan breads and rolls, muffins, laminated Danish, laminated croissants and doughnuts etc
Able to develop, designs, or creates new ideas and items for Pastry
Create new and exciting desserts to renew the pastries menu and engage the interest of customers
Ensure excellent quality throughout the dessert offerings
Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.
Decorate pastries and desserts using different types of icings, toppings etc. and ensure the food presentation will be beautiful and exciting.
Supervise and coordinate all pastry and dessert preparation and presentation
Assists in determining how food should be presented and creates decorative food displays
Monitor stocks for baking ingredients such as flour, sugar etc. and make appropriate orders within budget
Must possess a positive attitude and have the ability to work with a variety of people and in cooperation with co-workers efficiently and effectively
Able to recognize superior quality products, presentations and flavors.
Ensuring Culinary Standards and Responsibilities are Met for Pastry Team
Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health and safety standards.


Prerequisite Requirements:

Posses professional disposition with good communication and interpersonal skills
knowledge of different types of pastry, dessert, cake decorating.
Positive attitude and Good communication skills
High school diploma or 3 years’ (MUST) work experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area


How To Apply

Send your application to operations@mercado.co.ke

Restaurant Hostess Vacancy

Job Description

Greeting guests as they enter, and putting them on a waiting list as necessary.
Providing guests with menus and answering any initial questions.
Seating guests at tables or in waiting areas.
Assigning guests to tables they prefer, while keeping table rotation in mind so that servers receive the right number of customers.
Engaging with guests to ensure they’re happy with food and service.
Responding to complaints and helping to resolve them.
Answering phone calls, taking reservations and answering questions.
A knowledge of the menu.
Helping out with other positions in the restaurant as needed.
Providing great customer service.


Hostess Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Ability to provide top-notch customer service in a fast-paced environment.
A positive attitude and ability to work well under pressure with all restaurant staff.
Does high-quality work while unsupervised.
Able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.
Able to safely lift and easily maneuver trays of food when necessary.
Willing to follow instructions and ask questions for clarification if needed.
Able to handle money accurately and operate a point-of-sale system.
Able to work in a busy restaurant environment.
Restaurant experience a plus.

How To Apply

Send your application to operations@mercado.co.ke

General Manager Position

Molars Dental Practice is seeking to hire a General Manager .

Application deadline: 19th November, 2021

Purpose of the role:
To oversee the operations of the organization efficiently and
effectively, ensuring value for money and productivity.
The GM provides leadership and strategic planning for clinical and
non-clinical operations of social services, intake, and ancillary
departments that include directing all services in the practice.
As a member of senior management, this position ensures the development, implementation, and evaluation of strategy, policies, programs, processes, and services consistent with the practice’s goals and objectives.

The GM actively participates in a leadership role by consulting with the Chief Executive Officer and practice management in designing and providing high-quality total patient care and services.

Requirements:
Desired Behaviors/competencies
The ability to initiate and lead departmental or interdepartmental
strategic initiatives
The proven ability to think critically and creatively, and to be able
to work independently to determine appropriate resources for
resolution of complex problems
Able to plan and facilitate ad hoc calls/meetings with key strategic
partners when necessary for expedited reviews

Essential requirements
A Masters degree in Business Administration
Demonstrable experience in operational issues
Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
Strong MS office skills
Strong analytical skills

If this is you, kindly send your application to recruitment@molars.co.ke on or before 19th November 2021.

Customer Service /Digital & IT Officer

Kimisitu Investment Co. PLC is seeking to hire a Customer Servicr/Digital & IT Officer.

Deadline for application: 17th November, 2021

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

The job holder will be responsible for providing Customer Care and IT support to the Kimisitu Investment Co. PLC office and ensuring effective co­ordination of customer service /IT functions as well as social media marketing as required for effective operation of the business and creating awareness to targeted investors.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Customer Service

Communicate courteously with customers by telephone, email, letter and face-to-face, social media, bulk texts, bulk emails, surveys etc
Respond to customers queries/complaints on phone/ Email and any other communication channel within minimal timings
Ensure that processes and procedures are adhered to in the documentation.
Shareholders register management including shares transfers, updating bank details, dividends payments communication, issue of shares certificates etc. To assist clients to purchase company shares and products.
Handles clients’ issues on allocation of plots or any other disputes arising
Preparation and submission of timely reports as and when they are required by the respective department(s).
Pitch ideas for improving customer care and make recommendations to management to improve customer experience
Accurately and efficiently address any issues or disputes with customers.


IT Support Role

Installing and configuring computer hardware and software, systems, networks, printers and scanners
Troubleshoot system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults and resolve problems (repair or replace parts, debugging etc.)
Logging customer/employee queries and responding within agreed time limits to call-outs
Analyzing call logs to spot trends and underlying issues; logging and processing support calls
Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance of the machines and server and upgrades
Set up new users’ accounts and profiles and deal with password issues
Coordinating with software and/or hardware vendors to ensure resolution of issues raised by users
Ensuring that computer equipment procured meets the required specifications
Conduct regular system audits. Prepare and share regular reports with management.
Obtaining replacement or specialist components, fixtures or fittings
Maintaining records of software and/or hardware licenses and records/logs of repairs and fixes and maintenance schedule.
Ensure security of data, machines, through access controls, backups and firewalls
Provide user and technical support including staff training, security, confidentiality and integrity of information and ICT infrastructure.
Conduct electrical safety checks on computer equipment.
Data backup roles
Client contacts list management and safety


Digital Marketing Responsibilities

Social media marketing (FB, Twitter, Instagram etc)- Continuously communicate to clients by creating content, posting and query management through various social media forums
Create and upload copy and images for the organization’s website
Write and dispatch email marketing campaigns
Research new online media opportunities that may benefit the business including mobile, social media, development of blogs and forums
Design website banners and assist with web visuals
Communicate with clients, affiliate networks and affiliate partners
Conduct keyword research and web statistics reporting
Contribute to social media engagement and brand awareness campaigns
Use web analytics software to monitor the performance of client websites and make recommendations for improvement
Contribute to company and industry blogs and manage e-communications
Assist with paid media, including liaising with digital advertising agencies
Develop and integrate content marketing strategies
Keep up to date with current digital trends
Manage the contact database and assist with lead generation activities
Negotiate with media suppliers to achieve the best price for clients.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Academic Qualifications

Diploma in IT or relevant field and Degree to be an added advantage
Diploma in Graphic Design, Mass Communication, Communication, Multimedia, Public Relations, or its equivalent
Professional Qualifications

MSCE, Public Relations and Communication

Experience

3 years’ experience at a similar position; Information Systems implementation and network infrastructure support and maintenance; digital media marketing, social media management or graphic designing.
Ability to analyze social media platforms and website analytics.
End user support experience including hardware and software experience setup, installation and troubleshooting.
Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft PC operating systems, Office 365, Windows Server Administration and networking technologies, such as VPN, firewalls, and various LAN technologies.
Hardware and Software troubleshooting skills.


Skills and Attributes

Good content development and social media management skills
Strong Customer Service Management skills;
Ability to cope under pressure;
Ability to multi-task
Planning and organization skills;
Good Communication and presentation skills
Good Public Relations and Interpersonal skills
Digital Literacy – Animation proficiency, creative and innovative.
Research Ability


How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application (noting to attach your CV and cover letter) on or before 17th November, 2021 (to the email: info@kimisituinvest.co.ke and clearly indicate the position applied for on the subject line.)

Operations Officer-Tenders and Bidding Job

Job Description

A well-established ISO 9001:2015 certified Consulting organization seeks to recruit an experienced, dynamic, result and career driven individual to the position of Operations Office – Tenders and Bidding

Responsibilities:

Analysis of tender documents
Prepare and ensure accuracy and availability of tender/bidding documents
Timely submission of tenders/bids
Follow up of tenders/bids submitted
Maintaining accurate records as per ISO procedures


Requirements:

Experience in a similar role is a distinct advantage
Degree preferably in Procurement or Supply Chain Management
B- and above in KCSE
Must demonstrate proficiency in proposal & report writing.
Must be hands – on proficient in MS office, with excellent typing and editing skills.
Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and capable of interacting at senior management levels
Must be smart & well groomed
Impeccable Integrity


How to apply:

Urgently send in your cover letter and detailed CV, indicating your current gross salary, in confidence with the position as your email subject to resource@iscs.co.ke
Only those short-listed will be contacted

IT Services Specialist Job

Serena Hotels is seeking to fill the position of IT Services Specialist, based in Kenya.

Application deadline: 25th October, 2021

Under the direction of the Country IT Manager, the IT Services Specialist is responsible for the provision of first-line ICT support to staff and hotel guests, including ensuring the optimum and efficient utilization of IT resources, with minimization of downtime to maximize user output and achieve organizational goals. The scope of work entail all Information, Communication and Technology infrastructure, hardware, and software systems in use by Serena Hotels within the sites under mandate.

Duties and Responsibilities

To provide user support in the use of hardware and software, including Guests’ ICT services.
To ensure the smooth operation of all ICT equipment within scope.
To ensure data integrity, data security and proper data organization on all user workstations.
The upkeep, maintenance and security of IT equipment including management of anti-virus software on computer workstations.
To ensure the availability of comprehensive and updated documentation concerning equipment under scope.
Troubleshooting of all user hardware and software problems on workstations and peripherals.
Installation of software on workstations and configuring them to the network as per ICT policy.
Configuration and deployment of ICT Hardware including Computer Networks devices.
Assist in the enhancement of ICT Systems and the optimal application of existing systems by helping user departments identify systems improvement and enhancement needs.
Assist to ensure optimum user skills by identifying users training gaps and conducting and coordinating training on user applications
Assist in ensuring Data Backup procedures as per ICT policy.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience required:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or closely related discipline
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position
Working knowledge of Computer Networks
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
Analytic, Troubleshooting, and Training skills
Proven leadership skills
Self-motivated and a good team player
Ability to work under pressure


Method of Application
If you believe that you have the required qualifications and experience, please apply in confidence by 25th October 2021, enclosing a detailed CV, names and addresses of three referees, your current salary and your telephone contact to itvacancy@serenahotels.com .

Only successful applications will be responded to.

Multiple Opportunities at USIU-Graduate Research Assistant, Youth Liason Officer and Research Officer

USAID Empowered Youth Project

The USAID Empowered Youth Project model serves to connect youth through social and economic opportunities under three expected result areas namely:

  1. Increase youth economic prospects,
  2. Build Kenyan Higher Education Institution’s Capacity, and
  3. Strengthen Youth-Serving Systems.

Activities will be conducted in six high-touch counties and 13 other low-touch counties across Kenya and in partnership with Egerton University and NCBA CLUSA.

USIU-Africa will primarily lead activities related to result area 2 on higher education capacity building but interlink these to increasing youth economic prospects (results area 1) and strengthening of youth-serving organizations (results area 3).

USIU-Africa will support:
a). The Development and Capacity Building of KEY Think Tank,
b). Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Program (HEIs, Private Sector, Youth Forums),
c). Training Program – Researchers and Educators,
d). Development, Integration and Management of the Virtual Knowledge Repository,
e). Internships and Workforce Development, and
f). County Linkages Program.

In line with our commitment to providing quality, affordable education through world-class service delivery platforms, USIU-Africa is seeking to recruit suitable and qualified candidates to fill in the following positions:

1. Graduate Research Assistant

Purpose:
This role will provide administrative, logistical and research support to the USAID Empowered Youth Project.

Reports To:
The Graduate Research Assistant will report to the USIU-Africa Project Field Outreach Coordinator.

Project Responsibilities:

  • Support the coordination and organisation of field visits by project staff, donors and partners.
  • Develop appropriate documentation for travel and make bookings for field visits.
  • Assist in organizing internal and external meetings, conferences and workshops
  • Support in the facilitation of stakeholder engagements
  • Present project updates and reports to the line manager.
  • Support in coordinating training session at select counties
  • Provide technical training on entrepreneurship, career development and life skills transformation.
  • Ensure that all relevant documents and data collection files (soft and hard copies) are stored appropriately.
  • Manage the satellite career centers.

Research Responsibilities:

  • Conduct desk and literature reviews.
  • Planning and collecting data using a variety of methods including but not limited to field data collection, key informant interviews, telephone, and online surveys
  • Undertake data analysis and data visualization.
  • Assist with drafting project reports.

The Graduate Research Assistant to perform any other relevant duty as maybe required by the line supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business.
  • USIU-Africa student enrolled in the MBA program in their first or second semester.
  • Adept with business and entrepreneurial skills.
  • High degree of discipline to interact and work with youth.
  • Data collection, analysis and visualization skills
  • Ability to work under tight schedules and meet deadlines.
  • Quality results oriented and team player

2. Youth Liaison Officer

Purpose:
This role will provide county level youth coordination support to the USAID Empowered Youth Project.

Reports To:
The Youth Officer will report to the USIU-Africa Project Field Outreach Coordinator.

Project Responsibilities:

  • Lead on youth coordination activities.
  • Recruit and select youth to join the program.
  • Provide technical training on entrepreneurship, career development and life skills transformation.
  • Liaison with youth groups as need arises.
  • Undertake field visits and meetings with project staff, donors and partners.
  • Facilitate partnerships and engagement activities with county governments.
  • Provide support to relevant staff at partner level during project visits to enhance their capacity.
  • Present project updates and reports to the line manager.
  • Support in coordinating training session at select counties.

Research Responsibilities:

  • Design online data collection instruments.
  • Planning and collecting data using a variety of methods including but not limited to field data collection, key informant interviews, telephone, and online surveys.
  • Coordinate field surveys.
  • Assist with drafting and editing of project reports.
  • Developing, implementing and evaluating key stakeholder interviews.
  • Undertake desk reviews, data analysis and data visualization.

The Youth Liaison Officer will be expected to perform other relevant duty as may be required by the line supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business or Social Sciences.
  • Minimum of 2-years’ experience working with the youth.
  • Experience working on youth related projects in Isiolo, Kakamega, Kisumu, Nakuru, Kiambu, and Mombasa will be an added advantage.
  • Adept with business and entrepreneurial skills.
  • High degree of discipline to interact and work with youth.
  • Ability to work under tight schedules and meet deadlines.
  • Data collection, analysis and visualization skills.
  • Quality results oriented and team player

3. Research Officer

Purpose:
This role will provide comprehensive research and administrative support to the USAID Empowered Youth Project.

Reports To:
The Research Officer will report to the USIU-Africa Project Lead.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertake research duties associated with the project, which include:
    • Drafting literature reviews and analysis.
    • Developing, implementing and evaluating key stakeholder interviews.
    • Planning and collating data from expert focus groups.
    • Collecting data for case studies.
    • Drafting reports.
  • Provide administrative support to senior project staff in managing the project.
  • Support senior project staff in the delivery of all aspects of projects including business reviews, working with stakeholders and any associated administrative tasks.
  • Ensure project resources are applied efficiently and effectively to achieve project objectives.
  • Assist with the management of day to day operational and tactical aspects of the project activities.
  • To provide administrative support to organizers of the project office events such as conferences, meetings and workshops.
  • Undertake other duties commensurate with the classification and scope of the position as required by the USIU-Africa Project Lead.

The Research Officer to perform any other relevant duty as maybe required by the line supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business or Statistics.
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
  • At least Two (2) years of progressive experience in Research and Capacity Building in a reputable organization.
  • Experience working on youth related projects in Isiolo, Kakamega, Kisumu, Nakuru, Kiambu, and Mombasa will be an added advantage.
  • Adept with business and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Strong knowledge of research evaluation methodology, data quality assurance, analysis and reporting.
  • Good computer literacy and knowledge of multiple statistical and/or qualitative software packages such as STATA, SPSS, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access and MS Word.
  • High degree of discipline to interact and work with youth.
  • Ability to work under tight schedules and meet deadlines.
  • Quality results oriented and team player.
  • Strong written, verbal, organizational and Interpersonal skills.

If you have the requisite qualifications and experience and desire to work as a team member in a modern, progressive, international and multicultural institution where you can make a difference, please apply.

Interested applicants must indicate on the subject line of their email address the specific position they are applying for, provide current CVs, copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by 5.00pm, Friday, October 29, 2021.

Director of Administration,
United States International University – Africa,
P. O. Box 14634 – 00800, Nairobi, Kenya
Email: jobs@usiu.ac.ke
Web: www.usiu.ac.keUSIU-Africa is an equal opportunity employer

Human Resources Assistant Job.

JRS is seeking to hire a Human Resources Assistant .

Application deadline: 25th October, 2021

Key Responsibilities
The position, under the supervision of the Project Director will perform his/her duties in support of the Country HR department. S/he will perform below tasks

• Recruitment, Leave & Performance Management:
Assist the Project Director in developing, establishing, maintaining, archiving of HR systems.
Ensure personnel files for both incentive and National staffs are complete and updated while ensuring adherence to highest levels of confidentiality.
Participate in the recruitment process in Kakuma of incentive staffs to ensure compliance with JRS hiring procedures as outlined in the HR Manual as well as prepare contracts for incoming staff.
Receive new employees and conduct preliminary orientation in HR and JRS Code of conduct.
Ensure all new staff are added to the medical & accident/injury cover by updating the insurance lists on monthly basis.
Support in carrying out and archiving incentive staff recruitments, as well as maintaining a preferred-candidates roster.
Supports in organizing training for JRS Kakuma Staff
Supports in disseminating a culture of employee wellbeing and contributes to a healthy and overall positive working environment
Coordinate the objective setting/mid-year review and annual performance appraisal exercise. Liaise with relevant supervisors to ensure all the relevant appraisal forms /documents are submitted in a timely manner.
Assist in administering exit interviews and monitor clearance by exiting staff (both National and incentive staffs).
In liaison with the project coordinators ensure that leave balances are in place and all leave forms are signed off by HR.
Assists with completion of necessary reports or compilation of HR information as requested
Ensure to follow up probation objectives of new staffs and are carried out as required.
Serve as the PSEAH policy focal person for JRS Kakuma.
Disseminate HR policies to staff in Kakuma

Compliance & Payroll:
Ensure that timesheets for all projects staff are received every month; responsible for filing and archiving of the timesheets especially for UNCHR projects.
Assist in preparation of incentive staff’s payroll and ensure that all payroll changes are captured every month.
Ensures up-dating and distribution of project office staff lists monthly.
Assist with completion of necessary reports or compilation of HR information as requested
Any other relevant tasks assigned by the direct supervisor

Qualification and Competencies
· University degree/Diploma in Human Resources or related field (organizational development; business administration, etc.) or a specific training, qualification or certification in human resources management.
· At least three (2) years of relevant professional experience in an NGO and/or international organization
· Good knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, benefits administration, employee relations, security and safety, staff training and development.
· IHRM member
· Previous experience with a faith-based NGO is an added advantage
· Very good pastoral sense and listening abilities and communication/inter-personal skills;
· Good understanding of and commitment to humanitarian relief work and international development;
· High degree of discretion, tact and confidentiality in dealing with internal and external clients and stakeholders at all levels;
· Ability to positively influence others and successfully reconcile differences;
· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
· Ability to work in international settings and with various departments to implement successful approaches in Human Resources;
· A self-starter with a strong results orientation and with high levels of integrity, credibility and dependability;
· An energetic team player who can effectively collaborate, and who can stand alone when necessary;
· Good organizational skills and ability to perform multifaceted tasks in addition to day-to-day activities.
· Good analytical skills and sound judgement.
· Successful experience in multicultural and challenging environments.

Desirable:
o 3 years’ experience in HR work preferably with NGOs in Refugee set up
revious experience in international organizations
o Previous experience with a faith-based NGO is an added advantage
o High levels of computer proficiency including MS Office suite package
Core values and ethics

o Commitment to JRS’s mission, vision and values; ability to convey with enthusiasm JRS’s role in accompanying and serving forcibly displaced people and to advocate for their right to protection and a life in dignity
o High integrity, honesty and confidentiality; ability to deal tactfully and discreetly with people, situations and information
o Acceptance of diversity and inclusion as a core value

Terms and Conditions
Contract is for One year, renewable, with an initial probationary period of Three months. The JRS remuneration policy is aligned with the JRS ethos to offer effective and professional services and at the same time express solidarity with the people served. **

How to apply
All applicants are requested to submit the following documents to: hrkenya@jrs.net no later than 25th October 2021:
A cover letter describing the candidate’s desire and motivation to work for JRS and how her/his qualifications and experience are a good fit for this position
Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English, including three (3) professional references with contact information, phone and email address.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Thank you for your interest in joining JRS

Program officer (P0) Job

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) is seeking to hire a Program officer (P0) for the South Sudan Program .

Application deadline: 11th October, 2021

Job Description
Job Title: Program officer (P0) – South Sudan program
Supervisor: Country Representative Somalia Program
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

Summary of Responsibilities: The Program officer (PO) will support efforts to address secondary trauma among the peacebuilders for enhanced peaceful co-existence in South Sudan. The PO will also assist in efforts to increase the capacity of peace builders in self-trauma healing and supporting others to heal through cascading the knowledge, skills acquired and learnings during implementation. Specifically, the PO will convene peacebuilders and their organizations, support development and operationalization of work-based trauma healing policies for local partner organizations, policy advocacy and support experience sharing efforts. It is envisioned that the intervention would result in creating a community of peacebuilders, who are able to deal with their own trauma, and that of other peace builders in the sector as well as community members aimed at promoting peaceful co-existence.

Description of Responsibilities:
Work directly with two AFSC partners to plan and implement the program that aims to address secondary trauma among peace builders and indirectly with 16 local organizations that will be involved in program implementation.
Develop resources, relationships, and processes for increasing the capacity of partner organizations in South Sudan to develop and operationalize work-based trauma policies
Identify and provide support in planning innovative and creative outreach activities by peace builders.
Develop concepts and proposals for grant-seeking.
Develop and implement an advocacy engagement strategy to respond to trauma issues affecting peace builders in South Sudan.
Articulate AFSC’s values and principles including its commitment to peace and nonviolent approaches to social justice and peacebuilding among partner organizations.
Provide support to efforts towards spaces and learning circles for peace builders’ interactions through organizational exchange visits, representations, and networking.
Support research, developing policy briefs, writing of briefs, case studies, program knowledge management and other relevant materials reflecting on best practices and lesson learnt for periodic AFSC South Sudan publication and presentation to local and international audiences.

Support continuous monitoring and evaluation from a results-based perspective. This may include and not limited to review of data collection tools or strategies, recommend intervention strategies and activities from the findings of the current and earlier assessments as well as informed by global and regional trends to ensure ongoing program responsiveness and relevance. Produce program reports, craft flyers and brochures, consolidating data, draft power point presentations and prepare reports for publications: Review narrative and financial reports of grants to partners. Assist in developing strategy for external communication and engaging with media. Contribute to the development of training modules, curricula, and courses to train trainers to meet the different needs of South Sudan partners Technically support the South Sudan program partners to improve in their peace building and trauma healing program delivery to their targeted population with greater impact and effectiveness. Carry out regular field visit to the partner sites to monitor implementation progress and offer technical support to partners. Support capacity building of South Sudan peace builders in mainstream trauma healing into peacebuilding initiatives. Support a strategic mainstreaming of the South Sudan programming into AFSC’s Dialogue and Exchange program

Qualifications and Attributes:
Degree in a relevant field such as psychology, Social work, Sociology, development studies, international Affairs, peace/ conflict studies, or related field.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in relevant work.
Strong Writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Experience in project coordination, relationship building, and remote partnership
Ability to develop collegial and professional relationships with various stakeholder groups, especially religious and traumatized communities.
Excellent leadership, facilitation, communication, and peace program development skills.
The ideal candidate will be highly organized in their work and passionate about trauma healing initiatives that have the power to enhance peaceful coexistence.
Ability to take own initiative and work both independently and as a team.
A desire to grow the program and individually through the work.
Ability to meet deadlines under pressure.
Capacity to work in a multicultural environment
Must have understanding and respect for the principles, concerns, and considerations of AFSC regarding issues of race, class, Nationality, Region, Religion, gender, sexual orientation, and disability.
Experience in psychosocial skills and working in South Sudan will be an added advantage

How to apply
Applications should reach AFSC by close of business on 11th October 2021. Applications should be sent electronically to:

The Country Representative – Somalia
P.O. Box 66448-00800
Nairobi, Kenya
Email: infoafrica@afsc.org

The AFSC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Human Resource Officer Job

St. John Ambulance is seeking to hire a Human Resource Officer who will be responsible for providing support in the various human resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee welfare.

Application deadline : 21st October, 2021

HRO will also be expected to coordinate workplace benefits and insurances including enrolment and termination in a timely and effective manner. The HRO will also prepare and generate various reports for employee and management action.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•A minimum of a Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field.
•Fully qualified HRM Professional and a member in good standing of IHRM.
•Possess working knowledge in labor and employment laws.
•At least three years’ relevant working experience.
•General Knowledge or experience with a charitable organization will be an added advantage.
•Fluency in English is a prerequisite.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
•Developing standards.
•Fostering teamwork.
•Management proficiency.
•Building relationships.
•People skills.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Qualified and interested applicants are invited to send an application letter and curriculum vitae via email only quoting the job title on the email subject to recruit@stjohnkenya.org by 21 October 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. St. John is an equal opportunity employer.

Customer Success Analyst Job

Longhorn Publishers limited is seeking to hire a Customer Success Analyst.

Application deadline: 15th October, 2021

Duties and Responsibilities
Strategic account management for key eLearning partnerships
Providing product specialist knowledge, demonstration, and/or training services to clients(schools)
Serve as a technical subject matter expert who applies technical knowledge to guarantee exceptional customer experience.
Contributing to developing high quality eLearning solutions through requirements gathering and other business analysis activities
Understand and be able to effectively communicate the full range of products and services offered through Longhorn eLearning
Be the voice of the customer, ensuring that their needs are at the forefront of our efforts and help our team iterate and improve on our eLearning offerings.
Keeping abreast of latest eLearning platform releases, features and news and ensuring these are communicated to the wider product team and any other cross-functional teams
Acting as an advocate for e-learning solutions and platforms to internal audiences and clients
Track and analyze technology needs by examining learner & teacher satisfaction levels on Longhorn’s eLearning platform.
Develop a comprehensive client onboarding plan
Offering technical support to clients identifying gaps and content requirements on the eLearning platform.

Qualifications & Experience
A minimum of 2 years’ hands-on experience in a technical support capacity, supporting customers using an Enterprise Software, SaaS or CaaS solution in a fast-paced startup or corporate culture
A demonstrable history of meeting and exceeding revenue targets through renewal discussions, upselling and cross selling
Exceptional presentation skills and the confidence to lead product demonstrations in a wide variety of school ecosystems, dealing with decision makers and end users(learners) alike
Ability to identify and cultivate strategic relationships within customer accounts, as well as the ability to understand, define and communicate customer requirements, skills gaps and short term & longterm strategies to address.
A creative approach to problem solving within assigned customer accounts – delivering new ideas and opportunities for growth.
Knowledge of current educational technology practices, theories, and emerging trends and technologies that support teaching and learning preferred
An excellent work ethic and attention to detail
Technical experience in writing basic code, code, debugging basic platform queries and frontend development is an added advantage

Method of Application
To apply, send your CV and cover letter to hr@longhornpublishers.com and quote the job title on the subject of the e-mail by 15th October 2021.

Public Relations And Communications Officer Job

East African Wild Life Society (EAWLS) is seeking to hire a Public Relations And Communications Officer to ensure that East African Wild Life Society communicates impact of its advocacy work as well as its conservation programmes and to assist in brand building and fundraising related duties.

Application deadline: 15th October, 2021

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Generate, edit, publish and share daily content (original text, images, video or HTML) on EAWLS social media within the brand guidelines, that builds meaningful connections and encourages the public to take action
Monitor, review, and analyze engagements on EAWLS websites and also on external social media, such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube
Develop creative social media campaigns in line with EAWLS strategic plan
Assists in the implementation of the EAWLS Communications Strategy
Disseminates information in appropriate media, as appropriate for different target audiences, that clearly explain EAWLS’s role in conservation and advocacy as well as its relevance to the Kenyan/East African society
Promotes and markets the EAWLS brand to improve its image and galvanize partnerships and membership
Participate in the production of Swara to enhance advertising and subscriptions
Develop, write and edit marketing and communications materials, including press releases, letters, speeches, posters and monthly reports
Ensures the timely production of the EAWLS newsletter as well as other EAWLS publications
Use Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and other relevant sites
Coordinate with marketing / sales team to create marketing campaigns
Working with the Communications Manager and Membership Officer prepare and optimize emails to send out to members and supporters
Collates all EAWLS photos and videos into a multimedia library
Maintains a media database of national, regional and international journalists with an interest in natural resource management
Performs any other duties as requested by the supervisor

Education

University Degree
University degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, or other related fields

More Details on Experience

Excellent grasp of digital marketing and social media platforms and proven work experience in the same
Proven skill of photography, videography and video editing
Excellent news/feature writing and editing skills
Excellent media relations/management skills (writing press releases, press invites and organizing press visits will be an added advantage);
Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in a communications role
Hands-on multi-media skills (desktop publishing, film, photography)
Good knowledge of IT (is an added advantage)
An understanding of and vocational interest in, environmental conservation, international development, NGO sector and other related fields would be preferred
Excellent oral and written English and Kiswahili with knowledge of other local languages an asset.

More Details on Skills
Excellent communication interpersonal, organisational, analytical and research skills
Innovative, creative and willing to learn
Passionate about biodiversity conservation
Adherence to EAWLS’s values

Method of Application
Candidates are requested to send a covering letter and Curriculum Vitae to: info@eawildlife.org with the subject PR & Communications Officer Job Application on or before 15th October 2021

Human Resource Officer Job

St. John Ambulance is seeking to hire a Human Resource Officer who will be responsible for providing support in the various human resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee welfare.

Application deadline : 21st October, 2021

HRO will also be expected to coordinate workplace benefits and insurances including enrolment and termination in a timely and effective manner. The HRO will also prepare and generate various reports for employee and management action.

QUALIFICATIONS:
•A minimum of a Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field.
•Fully qualified HRM Professional and a member in good standing of IHRM.
•Possess working knowledge in labor and employment laws.
•At least three years’ relevant working experience.
•General Knowledge or experience with a charitable organization will be an added advantage.
•Fluency in English is a prerequisite.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
•Developing standards.
•Fostering teamwork.
•Management proficiency.
•Building relationships.
•People skills.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Qualified and interested applicants are invited to send an application letter and curriculum vitae via email only quoting the job title on the email subject to recruit@stjohnkenya.org by 21 October 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. St. John is an equal opportunity employer.

Procurement Officer Job

St. John Ambulance is seeking to hire a Procurement Officer who will be responsible for overseeing the purchasing process, negotiating for future prospective contracts, ensuring high- quality and cost- effective purchases are made and maintain updated lists of current and incoming inventory. They will also recommend purchases in liaison with the head of finance.

Application deadline 21st October, 2021


QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Purchasing and Supplies, Procurement or equivalent.
•Diploma in Procurement and Supplies management, CIPS.
•A member is good standing of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) will have added advantage.
•Proficiency in MS Office tools and office automation solutions.
•At least three years verifiable experience in the procurement field.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
•Detail oriented.
•Able to work under minimal supervision.
•Thorough and organized.
•A team player.
•Pleasant, self-driven and cordial.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Qualified and interested applicants are invited to send an application letter and curriculum vitae via email only quoting the job title on the email subject to recruit@stjohnkenya.org by 21st October 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
St. John is an equal opportunity employer.