Areas Sales Representative

Weetabix East Africa has an exciting opportunity for Area Sales Representative for Nairobi Region to join a powerful General Trade team.

Application deadline:20th August, 2021

Job Summary
Manage Nairobi regional Key customers profitability and ROI

Selection of distributors, assessment of capability, skill/experience, attitude etc.

Setting up key customers in Nairobi area, including the commercial processes.

Preparing the infrastructure blue print for a distributors and key customers.

Outlet mapping, channel segmentation, beat planning.

Establishing key customer operations: Sales planning, fixing and monitoring of sales targets and key performance metrics and channel plans.

Carry out performance review against action standards.

Network and take actions where inputs are required in conjunction with the your supervisor

Study and understand competitive context and activity and give market feed-back to GT head.

Key Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in business management


At least 4 years relevant field sales force experience and proven track record of achieving sales targets in FMCG industry.


Proficient in territory development, Channel sales and distribution and Key customer management.


Excellent Communication Skills, both written and spoken
Good planning and organizational skills.


Proficient in data analytics.


If you are interested in joining the exciting team, please ensure your formal application (CV and cover letter) clearly stating which role you are applying for is sent through to recruitmentea@weetabix.com on or before the closing date of 20 August 2021

ACCOUNTANT-ACC-HQACC-HQ

Young Women Christian Association(YWCA) is seeking to recruit an accountant to provide and promote financial accountability, efficiency and effectiveness of the Organization as well as to manage and update all accounts records and transactions according to the Accounting Regulations.

Application deadline: 20th August, 2021

Field of duties and responsibilities

Financial Management

  • Payroll Management
  • Ensuring tax compliance
  • Recording and Monitoring of accounts
  • Maintaining financial records
  • Processing receipts, supplier invoices and payments
  • Asset register Management

Management of Accounts receivables and Payables

  • Maintain an up to date creditors records
  • Monitor creditors accounts
  • Ensure effective and timely processing of invoices/payments

Budgeting and budget monitoring

  • Budgeting and Budget monitoring
  • Preparation of budgets
  • Review of monthly income and expenditure statements
  • Monitor budget performance

Financial Reporting

  • Preparation of Financial Reports
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual performance reports
  • Preparation of any other Ad-hoc Financial Reports to stakeholders.

Financial Audits

  • Preparation of audit schedules
  • Participate in project/organizational audits as required
  • Support audit process and provision of audit documents
  • Respond to audit queries and recommendations
  • Implement audit recommendations

JOB SPECIFICATION AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE JOB

(a) Level of Education/Academic Qualification

At least Degree in Accounting/Finance

(b) Specialized Training/Professional Qualifications

  • CPA or its equivalent
  • Competency in accounting software specifically PASTEL


(c) Other Competencies/Abilities/Skills Required

  • At least six years proven experience in managing programs
  • Proven ability in Financial management of EU and USAID programs
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Self-driven, keen to details and with problem solving skills
  • Good organizational planning and coordination skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision


(d) Relevant Job Experience

  • Must have worked in a similar position for at least six years


(e) Terms and expression of Interest

This position is contractual and interested candidates should send their application, CV, professional and academic certificates on PDF format to recruitment@ywcakenya.org indicating Job Title, Expected Salary and Availability by close of business on 20th August 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ON A ROLLING BASIS. FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Head of Human Resources, Admin & IT  – (210005OJ) 

Save the Children International Kenya Country office has an exciting opportunity for you to join the team as The Head of Human Resources, Admin & IT.  The Head of HR, Admin & IT in his/her capacity is responsible for managing the human resource, administration and IT functions of the Country Office and the direction, supervision, capacity-building and evaluation of staff, in both emergency and development settings.

Application deadline: 31st August, 2021.

Qualification and Experience

  • Recommended a minimum of 7 years of management experience in a corporate or an NGO environment, including experience in the development and implementation of strategic and operational HR and/or Administration plans through a number of planning cycles.
  • Post-Graduate qualifications in Personnel Management or Business Administration (MBA) with specialisation in Human Resources.
  • Ability to plan and organize a substantial workload that includes complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities in both development and emergency contexts
  • Demonstrated credibility with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels of an organization.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Similar skills in Kiswahili and other local languages an advantage.
  • Willingness to travel to Save the Children’s field offices and operational areas on a regular basis
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead during through periods of change.
  • Leadership skills, including the ability to supervise, delegate, coach and mentor both individuals and teams.
  • Analytical, with demonstrated ability to make difficult decisions.
  • Ability to coach, mentor, delegate appropriately and provide developmental guidance to supervised staff
  • Team building skills
  • Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies.
  • Understanding of Save the Children’s vision and mission and a commitment to its objectives and values

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://kenya.savethechildren.net/careers.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Multiple Opportunities at Britam

Britam, a leading insurance company is now seeking to hire various personnel .

This includes:

Country Sales Manager

Head of tax

Head of procurement

Brand and communications manager

Pr and communications associate

Cooperate and external affairs manager.

To apply for the above positions visit:

https://britam.taleo.net/careersection/external+-+britam/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=101430233

Data Analyst Associate

KPMG ,a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services, with an industry focus is seeking to recruit a Data Analyst Associate.

Application deadline: 30th August, 2021

Key responsibilities

The overall objective of the role is to bring strong sector and /or business- process specific knowledge to bear for Data and Analytics strategy, transformation and solution design engagements.

The consultant will focus on helping clients understand the broader D&A journey and implications, and helping engagement teams understand domain context required for delivering meaningful and effective insights from D&A solutions.

 

Qualifications and experience

—1 – 2 years relevant experience

—Experience and expertise at gathering client and market information through interviews, surveys, workshops, and market research, and at presenting that information effectively at an executive level.

—A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related fields

 

Responsibilities

— Assess, capture, and translate complex business needs and existing organization D&A maturity levels into a structured strategy for D&Acapability development, including role and process design, analytics use case ideation, and technology road mapping;

— Utilize a hypothesis-driven problem-solving approach to design and review with clients all aspects of an organization-specific D&A targetoperating model;

— Research and communicate sector- or process-specific data and D&A solution design requirements, including building such designrequirements into targeted visualizations;

— Support project leaders in tracking and communicating project risks, budget, rates, and launch/closeout activities, including the administrationof work papers and collaboration sites (shared with D&A Modelers and D&A Engineers) and;

— Pro-actively broaden and deepen client relationships by working with varying levels of client team members (shared with D&A Modelers andData Engineers)

 

Skills and attributes

The ideal candidate must have;

— Organization design, transformation design/execution expertise, and work stream management skills

— Strong business consulting acumen

— An understanding of general landscape for data science and big data opportunities; deeper understanding of sector- and/or process-specificlandscape for opportunities

— An understanding of requirements, styles, and preferences for visualizations withing their sectors of expertise.

— Fast learning and analytical thinking skills

— Experience working in a complex, fast moving environment.

— The ability to work effectively with minimal supervision

— Willingness to be a team player

We offer

— A fantastic opportunity to work in exciting professional services firm

— Continuous learning and development

— Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams

— Unrivaled space to grow and be innovative

If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunities, please forward your application letter and CV giving details of your qualifications and experience quoting Data Analyst Associate/August/2021 to talentrecruit@kpmg.co.ke. Applications should reach us on or not later than 30 August 2021.

IT Fellow in Nairobi and Kisumu

Sanergy is seeking to recruit an IT fellow in Kisumu and Nairobi who will provide Frontline ICT support services for the company and to assist in the continued reliability and enhancement of the Company’s ICT Systems across all functional areas.

Application deadline: 21st August, 2021

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide Frontline ICT support services for the company.

  • First person of contact to ICT, answers the ICT support channels, recording and dealing with requests and informing users of the proposed steps for resolution of fault.
  • Setting up and maintaining user accounts and associated user rights management.
  • Monitors the Helpdesk system for new requests and acts upon or assigns requests as necessary
  • Liaises with vendors to uphold Service Level Agreements (SLAs)..

Provide support in the use of and troubleshoot problems with the Company’s ICT Systems.

  • Diagnoses and resolves end-user network or local hardware problems, e-mail, internet, and general access problems.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting of ICT problems using PC remote control services or a site visit.

Manage the issuing of ICT assets

  • Handover and record the issue of loan IT equipment including Mobile Phones, projectors, Laptops and any other IT consumables.

Assist in the continued reliability and enhancement of the Company’s ICT Systems.

  • Coordinate and perform proactive maintenance including the routine checks of IT assets to ensure normal operation.
  • Work as part of a team to deliver large ICT projects.

Qualifications

Diploma in IT Systems support or equivalent certificationE-

literate and competent in Microsoft Office: MS Word:

A good working knowledge of producing documents and emails.

Good understanding of using and configuring Microsoft Windows 7/8/10 OS.

Good understanding of computer hardware and networking.

To apply visit

For Kisumu IT Fellow: Visit

https://portal.saner.gy/#/apply?requisition=aHk4G000000PGwp&utm_source

For Nairobi IT Fellow : Visit

https://portal.saner.gy/#/apply?requisition=aHk4G000000PGwk&utm_source

Sales Associate -Eldoret

Sanergy ,an award-winning social venture based in Nairobi, is searching for a sales champion to join as County Field Sales Representative in Eldoret to help take their sales to the next level.

Application deadline: 31st August, 2021

Duties and Responsibilities

Learn and utilize the company’s direct sales methodology to sell an exciting new product directly to commercial small and medium-scale farmers.

Meet and exceed sales targets

Advise farmers on the use of best practices in soil management and other Good Agricultural Practices

Build a portfolio of long-term clients by conducting structured post-purchase service visits with customers

Daily update sales and pipeline data using Google Apps and the company’s proprietary smartphone applications.

Qualifications

Valid motorbike driver’s license 

Willingness to relocate or be based in UasinGishu County (Eldoret Turbo)

Technical Degree in Agriculture (BSc. in Horticulture or similar)  

 Minimum 2 years agricultural sales experience

High level of motivation and entrepreneurial drive

Interest in learning in-depth about a new industry, new product category, new sales process, and everything else that’s needed.

Desire to learn, constantly improve, and act on feedback

Creativity when problem solving

Excellent communication skills

Goal driven and self motivated when working independently

Basic computer skills – MS Office, Google Apps

A good sense of humor

Application Deadline

2021-08-31

Qualified and interested? apply via the link below:

https://portal.saner.gy/#/apply?requisition=aHk4G000000PGxT&utm_source

IT Officer

PATH , a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity is seeking to recruit an IT Officer who will be responsible for providing effective and efficient technical and administrative support to enable the smooth functioning of PATH Kenya, Nairobi Office.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities Technical Support

  • Provide support for day-to-day office IT operations and management of IT systems in place (PABX, Biometric access system, Audio Visual system, CCTV, ISP etc.)
  • Responsible for new laptop setup, troubleshooting and repairs.
  • Periodic maintenance of IT equipment and coordinate with external vendors when applicable and overseeing overall equipment maintenance.
  • Liaising with Service providers and IT vendors for technical support and escalations
  • Assist in local area network (LAN) setup, management and troubleshooting.
  • Performing operating system upgrades by installing software patches when necessary
  • Basic Active Directory administration
  • Setup new users as well as carrying out IT onboardings and trainings.
  • Liaise with the Regional Systems Administrator and /or International IT Team for support and escalations.
  • Conduct periodic IT audits for compliance purposes.
  • Work with global IT team in rolling out Global technical solutions and tools.
  • Proactively monitor ICT systems and troubleshoot any incidences affecting service availability and reliability.
  • Custodian of specific software licenses for the Kenya office and ensuring they are renewed annually.

 Asset management

  • Assist in maintaining ICT inventory log of all hardware and tracking hardware needs projections for planning purposes.
  • Ensure users are fully signed out of all equipment received and returned.

Communication

  • In-charge of communication systems; telephones, mail and courier services
  • Oversee management of telephone expenses by use of telephone codes.

Other Duties

  • Maintain day to day system operations and other functions as assigned by the Site Administrator.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT/Computer Science or any related field.
  • CompTIA A+, N+, or CCNA certification an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years of work experience in Information Systems implementation and network infrastructure support and maintenance.
  • 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.
  • Working knowledge of Meraki.
  • Hardware and Software troubleshooting skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Flexibility with working hours.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.

 Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

Qualified and interested?Apply via

https://path.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=305139&company_id=15780&version=1&jobBoardId=3345

Claims Officer

Old mutual is seeking to hire a Claims Officer who is going to be responsible for ensuring proper documentation, and processing of insurance claim application forms.

Application deadline: 23th August, 2021.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES.

  • Monthly credit life booking and declaration for the entire bank loans.
  • Ensuring clients issued with loans above FCL are issued with medical letters and are on cover in time.
  • Analyzing claims application documents and follow up for settlement, ranging from General and Life Insurance.
  • Faulu staff Medical Administration, i.e member addition, exits & endorsements.
  • Rise and follow up on claims appeal and ex-gratia settlements.
  • Provide training and information to the bank staff on the claim’s requirements.
  • Prepare and share claims update report to the management and branches.
  • Ensure claims data is entered in the system correctly and updated.
  • Maintain Claims file register and record.

Skills

EducationBachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Closing Date: 23 August , 2021

Qualified and interested?Apply via

https://oldmutual.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Old_Mutual_Careers/job/Nairobi/CLAIMS-OFFICER_JR-13675?utm_source

Medical Officer

Premier hospital is seeking to recruit a Medical Officer to attend to patients in the Outpatient and Inpatient departments in line with Standard Treatment Guideline

Application deadline: 13th August, 2021

Main duties and responsibilities: –

INPATIENT

Reviewing patients in the in-patient department in conjunction with the admitting consultant.
Attending to direct admissions.
Attending to any emergencies in the In-patient department.
Conducting daily mini ward rounds and accompanying consultants during their rounds.
Performing minor procedures like intravenous cannulation, NG tube fixation among others.
Writing medical reports and discharge summaries.
Participation in trainings including weekly CMEs
Maintaining medical records through proper documentation of patients’ medical histories
Counseling patients and relatives on diagnosis and bereavement
Report any issues that may have arisen during the shift to the Medical Officer In- Charge.


OUTPATIENT

Attending to patients in the Out Patient department as per Standard Treatment Guidelines.
Attending to any emergencies in the A&E
Participation in trainings including weekly CMEs
Maintaining medical records through proper documentation of patient’s medical history and procedures done
Counseling patients and relatives on diagnosis and bereavement
Reporting any issues that may have arisen during the shift to the Medical Officer In- Charge in real-time
Ensuring all qualifications are up-to date including ACLS & BLS certifications, medical license and Annual retention certificate


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

BLS AND ACLS certificates is a MUST.
ATLS is an added advantage.
Registration with The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
Retention Certificate from The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.
1-year post internship experience in a busy hospital.
Required Skills

Knowledgeable in basic anatomy, physiology, pharmacology
Computer literate
Familiar with locally available drugs and their indications
Good interpersonal skills
A team player
Excellent customer service skills
Culturally sensitive

Qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letter and curriculum vitae to careers@premierhospital.org clearly indicating on the email subject the position being applied for. The application should be received not later than 5:00pm on Friday 13th August 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Nephrology Nurse

Premier hospital is seeking to recruit a Nephrology Nurse

Application deadline: 13th August, 2021

Main duties and responsibilities:

Ensures the preparation of the delivery system, dialysate bath, and dialyzer and confirms that all mandatory alarm tests on the dialyzer and equipment are performed.
Reviews physician orders for dialysis patients, collects pre-treatment dialysis data, and reviews patient records prior to dialysis.
Conducts pre-dialysis patient assessment including obtaining patient vital signs and assessing the patient’s vascular access, laboratory findings, and the patient’s general health.
Documents findings of patient assessments and interventions and advises providers of any significant change in the patient’s condition and other pertinent information.
Monitors patient reaction to treatment and performance of the dialysis machines, and demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the mechanics of dialysis
Assesses, prepares, and cannulates a patient’s vascular access (including needle insertion in arteriovenous fistula or grafts for aseptic connection with dialysis equipment).
Utilizes sterile techniques to assess the dialysis catheter exit site and to apply dressing on the patient’s vascular access (dialysis catheter, arteriovenous access) per protocols.
Maintains skills necessary to perform surveillance on dialysis access (catheter, fistula, graft) for early signs of failure or infection.
Reviews patient’s records for orders as appropriate and administers dialysis related intra-venous and/or oral medications as prescribed.
Conducts post dialysis assessment and patient discharge by evaluating treatment, documenting medication administration utilizing the appropriate protocols, assessing condition of vascular access


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

Higher diploma in Nephrology nursing
Valid Practice license
BLS/ACLS Certification
4 years working experience
Required Skills

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to work in a team.
Good interpersonal skills.
Ability to initiate and maintain clear, concise documentation
Use of renal equipment, operation and trouble shooting.
interventions
Excellent customer service skills and empathetic to patients of all ages
Computer Literate

Qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letter and curriculum vitae to careers@premierhospital.org clearly indicating on the email subject the position being applied for. The application should be received not later than 5:00pm on Friday 13th August 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Social media content creator

Responsibilities

Develop content for social media in collaboration with producers
Engage with our different audience and come up with new ways to do this
Monitor progress using analytical tools
Prepare daily and weekly reports for management
Come up with different social media campaigns
Respond to questions and comments on the social media platforms
Take and edit photos and videos
Requirements

A good understanding of the different social media channels such as; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Previous marketing/social media experience
At least 2 years’ experience as a Social Media Content Creator
Excellent customer care skills
Strong communication skills
Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Marketing, Public Relations or in a related field

Qualified and interested candidates should email a cover letter and a copy of their CV to hr@familymedia.tv with ‘Social Media Content Creator’ as the email subject.

Radio Broadcast Assistant

Family TV is seeking to recruit a Radio Broadcast Assistant

Essential Knowledge and Skills

Must have strong organisational skills.
Knowledge of the Radio market, different station and programme styles, and audience demographics.
Good knowledge and good ear for sound, music genres, artists and updates.
Knowledge and ability to work with different Radio Automation and editing software’s.
A high level of IT skills – particularly good word-processing and data handling skills.
Ability to learn how to use a variety of recording equipment, and to operate different radio studios.
Ability to conduct effective internet research, use relevant computer software for audio recording, editing, and, packaging when necessary.
Accuracy and attention to detail.
Creative thinking, idea generation and problem solving skills.
Must have confidence and tenacity to pursue information and overcome obstacles.
Ability to work independently but also as part of a team.
Ability to work effectively under pressure, react quickly, and meet tight deadlines.
Determination, diplomacy and excellent interpersonal skills.
Empathy and patience, the ability to build rapport and draw information from people.
A basic understanding of the law, ethics and industry regulation as they affect Radio production.
Self-motivation and adaptability.


Qualifications

At least a Diploma in Mass Media, Radio Production, Journalism or a related field.
At least one year’s experience in radio production.
A good overall knowledge of the radio industry and the specifics.
Ability to read and voice scripts will be an added advantage.
Duties and responsibilities

Responsible for the station’s imaging
Checking if the equipment is in good condition. Live assist for live shows
Download and edit shows
Editing TV Voiceovers and different programs
Cutting adverts and mentions immediately after shows
Responsible for monitoring the signal and ensuring we are on air at all times in all our frequencies.
Responsible for all technical aspects of the department

Qualified and interested candidates should email a cover letter and a copy of their CV to hr@familymedia.tv with the job title ‘Radio Broadcast Assistant’ as the email subject.

Advance scholarship For Africans

Udacity and Access Bank are committed to closing the divide between the number of tech jobs available and the number of Africans working in tech by providing opportunities to those who would not otherwise have them.

Application deadline: 31st August, 2021

Together, they are offering:

  • 1,000 Nanodegree program scholarships for Africans to build practical, in-demand, cutting-edge tech skills.
  • Engagement with classmates in a robust, actively managed, student community.
  • Subject matter experts and on-demand tutors.

The scholarship will create upskilling opportunities for individuals and give them the skills needed in the digital world. In fact, the tech industry comprises some of the highest growth, most in-demand careers today.

Applications for this scholarship program are open! The timeline for Cohort 1 will be:

  • Applications Accepted: August 2, 2021 – August 31, 2021
  • Challenge Winners Announced: September 10, 2021
  • Challenge Course: September 13, 2021- October 18, 2021
  • Scholarship Winners Announced: October 28, 2021
  • Scholarship: October 29, 2021 – December 24, 2021

Apply using the link below.

https://www.udacity.com/scholarships/accessbank

Fully Funded Australian Government Research Scholarship 2022 for International Students

Applications are now opened to apply for Australian Government Research Scholarship 2022 in Australia. RTP scholarships are available to domestic and overseas students enrolled in an accredited HDR course. All International Students from all over the globe are eligible to pursue their Master’s Degree or PhD Degree from Australia. Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) is a Fully Funded Scholarship for the academic session of 2021-22

Scholarship Coverage:

Australian Government Research Scholarship 2022 is a Fully Funded Scholarships for International Students in Australia. The scholarships in Australia 2022 will Cover the Following Expenses.

  1. Stipend: An Annual Living Allowance of AUD $28,597 (tax free, 2021 value) for up to 2 Years for a Research Masters degree, and up to 3 Years for a Research Doctoral Degree.
  2. Full Tuition Fee for Masters up to 2 Years & For PhD Degree up to 4 Years.
  3. Medical Funds (Paid sick leave).
  4. Overseas Student Health Cover
  5. Travel Allowance Airfare ($1000 travel from their home country to/from Adelaide.
  6. Submission of the Thesis (e.g. Editing, Printing, Binding) Costs AUD$840 for Doctoral candidates. AUD$420 for Masters by Research candidates.

Scholarship Duration:

  • Master’s Program: Up to 2 Years
  • PhD Program: Up to 4 Years.

The list of the fields is given below.

  • Arts
  • Engineering, Computer, and Mathematical Sciences
  • Health and Medical Sciences
  • Professions
  • Sciences

Eligibility Criteria:

This is a basic Eligibility Criteria for Scholarship in Australia for Masters & for Scholarship in Australia for PhD.

  1. Applicants must be International Students.
  2. Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian Honours degree
  3. Applicants are required to provide evidence of meeting the University English language proficiency requirements.

Application Deadline:

The last date to apply for Research Scholarships 2022 in Australia for International Students varies from University to University

Official application link is found on the link below:

https://www.dese.gov.au/research-block-grants/research-training-program

Laboratory Technologist

Mater Misericordiae Hospital is looking for a Laboratory Technologist to analyse samples and release accurate results within reasonable time to guide the Doctors on proper diagnosis and treatment

Application deadline: 15 August, 2021

Main Duties


Receiving histology specimens and recording them in histology / cytology register


Analyze patient’s specimen and give results within acceptable TAT
Performing histology tissue processing procedures as per the SOPs: i.e. grossing, sectioning, embedding and staining


Assist pathologist in gross examination of the tissues


Preparation of different stains used in histology as per the SOP


Perform quality controls to monitor bias and performance for the Department


Report faulty equipment to the Laboratory Manager


Maintaining accurate tissue and slide records and storage for easier retrieval


Monitor reagents and supplies to ensure the section has enough supplies and utilization is within the budgetary allocation


Assist in any other laboratory sections when called upon


Assist in training new https: staffs and students on internship


Liaise with Laboratory Manager on new laboratory procedures to ensure that the laboratory is abreast with fast developing technology


Market services offered in the department

Required Qualifications for the Position
Holder of HND or BSC in medical laboratory sciences
Must have current KMLTTB license
Minimum 3 years of experience in a busy Histopathology Department
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Keen on detail with high degree of accuracy
Computer literate

If you are interested in the above position and you meet the requirements listed, please send your application together with a detailed CV, copies of Academic Certificates, three [3] referees and include their telephone contacts and email address to hrrecruit@materkenya.com so as to reach us not later than 15th August 2021

Field Researcher

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is seeking to recruit a Field Researcher

Job Purpose:
On-the-ground support for the operational delivery of the Non-Commemoration Project Team in East Africa.

Liaising with local authorities, local stakeholders,and members of the public in the search for abandoned graves.

The role will also support the Operational Lead on the engagement of external stakeholders in the realisation of new commemoration projects across East Africa.

Essential
•A BSc and/or MSc in Sociology, Anthropology, History, Social Work, or similar relevant subject area.
•High computer literacy including use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

•A proven track record in working with diverse community groups, community/stakeholder engagement, conflict resolution, research, and administration.

Experience Essential
•Experience in ethnography, anthropology or history using qualitative data collection (e.g. conducting interviews, focus groups, collecting stories, or undertaking surveys) would be highly advantageous.
•Experience in working or collaborating with Kenyan governmental bodies.
•Excellent command of written and spoken English, in addition to a high level of literacy in their first language.
•The ability to make presentations and articulate complex information both upwards within an organisation, and to external stakeholders as required.

Desirable
•Experience of working in different cultures, with understanding of cultural and political sensitivities and operations in complex environments is highly desirable.
•Experience of travelling to remote locations including lone working.
•Experience (minimum 2 years) of working in a similar position.
•Any additional language skills which can be utilised across Kenya and East Africa could be beneficial.

Location: The job will be based in Nairobi with a requirement for travel
Contract Type: 3-year Contract
Hours of work: Full time, 40 hours per week
Salary: Offers in the region of: KSH156,000 per month, pro rata, depending upon experience .

How to Apply:
Please send your cover letter, CV and completed application form to aapa.careers@cwgc.org

Senior Associate

Evidence Action

Evidence action is seeking a dynamic, entrepreneurial Senior Associate who can research, design and manage the launch of high-quality new programs.

Application deadline: August 31, 2021

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conduct desk-based research to rapidly assess the potential of new programs by estimating the total addressable market, cost-effectiveness, evidence-base, strategic fit, and funding opportunities of promising interventions.
  • Design and manage early stage field activities, program scoping, and piloting of new programs in select countries throughout Sub-Saharan Africa and within Kenya. Use the results from these activities to inform the design of program implementation.
  • Work with cost-effectiveness and MLE staff to design, develop, and continuously refine cost-effectiveness models, monitoring frameworks, theories of change, and program evaluations.
  • Coordinate stakeholders and manage work flow across time zones and departments to efficiently and simultaneously drive multiple programs through the Accelerator development process.
  • Lead operational efforts necessary to design and launch program implementation, including budget design and management, work plans, statements of work and memorandums of understanding, product procurement, and IRB procedures.
  • Coordinate activities between Evidence Action and local implementing partners throughout different stages of new programs, including local permissions, compliance, and reporting.
  • Conduct stakeholder outreach (study authors, implementing organizations, donors) to solicit feedback on new programs, their design, key gaps, and whether there is interest in collaborating with Evidence Action.
  • Develop and nurture mutually beneficial relationships with partner organizations (e.g., implementing organizations, government officials, academic researchers).
  • Lead and participate in high-stakes meetings; present the business case for potential programs to donors and governments.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as public health, international development, public policy, economics, statistics, or business; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 2-4 years’ work experience in a demanding, results-oriented environment; background in management consulting, public health delivery, WASH, or nutrition is a bonus.
  • Excellent quantitative and qualitative analytical skills; experience using large data sets and quantitative analysis to drive decision making.
  • Prior experience in reviewing academic literature, performing cost-effectiveness analyses, and synthesizing large quantities of data and evidence for decision making in program design and implementation.
  • Strong task management and organizational skills; proven ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.
  • Experience in effectively communicating and negotiating with, presenting to, and managing a variety of stakeholders in multicultural settings, including researchers, implementing partners, donors, and government officials.
  • Advanced writing and presentation skills; ability to communicate complex research methodologies and findings to a non-technical audience clearly and succinctly.
  • Ability to independently represent Evidence Action in high-stakes meetings with government stakeholders and major donors.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace; familiarity with Stata, R, SPSS, or other statistical packages is a bonus.
  • Preferred experience living and working in low-income countries, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Verbal and written fluency in English.
  • Kenyan nationals encouraged to apply.

Job Location

We prefer this position to be located in one of our Kenyan offices in either Nairobi or Kisumu.

Travel

The position will require travel to scope the viability of new programs and partnerships in select countries throughout Sub-Saharan Africa and within Kenya. Pending travel restrictions to due COVID-19, the position may require 30% regional and international travel, including extended, multi-week trips.

Start Date

We are flexible with start dates, but we prefer the position be filled as soon as possible.

Application process

Applications must be submitted by August 31st 2021.

Qualified and interested apply via

https://evidenceaction.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=509&source=evidenceaction

Chevening Scholarships

STUDY IN THE UK🇬🇧 Through Chevening Scholarships.

Apply from Kenya to come to the UK on Chevening scholarship and study for one year on a fully funded master’s degree course.

Chevening is the UK government’s international scholarships programme. Funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and partner organisations, we offer awards to study in the UK for one year on a fully funded master’s degree course.

Applications from Kenya for fully funded Chevening Scholarships are now open!

After your year of study, you’ll become a member of a global network of over 50,000 alumni, and return home equipped with an education of the highest standard that could open doors to endless new possibilities.

For applications please use the link below.
https://www.chevening.org/scholarship/kenya/

Application deadline is on 2nd November 2021