Quantitative Field Interviewers Needed

The APHRC invites applications for Quantitative Field Interviewers in its Hygiene and Behaviour Change Coalition (HBCC) Project that will be conducted in Nairobi, Embu, Homabay and Taita Taveta counties. The project seeks to evaluate inclusiveness,effectiveness, and outcome of HBCC interventions for persons with disabilities and older people on programmes designed by two implementing partners in Embu, Homa Bay and Taita Taveta counties, Kenya.

Application deadline: 18th October, 2021


Duties & Responsibilities
 Conduct interviews on all recruited study participants;
 Moderate/facilitate quantitative interviews with community members in the study
area;
 Administer observation checklists in different setups;
 Prepare data collection progress report and updates in liaison with the project team;
 Keep updated records of assigned work;
 Assist the research team members in other project-related activities.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Have completed secondary education and possess a minimum grade C Plain in
    KCSE;
  2. Have proven experience in data collection;
  3. Have experience in recruiting study participants;
  4. Able to facilitate remote interviews;
  5. Have strong communication skills;
  6. Have experience in administering observation checklists;
  7. Available to work full time on the project for the duration of the study;
  8. Must be a resident of Taita Taveta, Embu, Homabay or Nairobi counties;
  9. Must be a fluent speaker of Kitaita, Kiembu, Dholuo and Swahili.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications including a cover letter
(indicating your county and sub county) and CV with contacts of three referees by October
18, 2021 to cvs@flexi-personnel.com. Please indicate on the subject line of the email
“Quantitative Field Interviewer- HBCC Project. We regret that only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted
PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY PAYMENTS TO
ANYONE DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.
APHRC and Flexi Personnel are equal opportunity employers and are committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.

Qualitative Interviewers Needed

The APHRC invites applications for Qualitative Field Interviewers in its Hygiene and Behaviour Change Coalition (HBCC) Project that will be conducted in Nairobi, Embu, Homabay and Taita Taveta counties. The project seeks to evaluate inclusiveness, effectiveness, and outcome of HBCC interventions for persons with disabilities and older people on programmes designed by two implementing partners in Embu, Homa Bay andTaita Taveta counties, Kenya.

Application deadline: 18th October, 2021

Duties & Responsibilities


 Conduct interviews on all recruited study participants;
 Moderate/facilitate qualitative interviews with community members in the study
area;
 Take notes and compile comprehensive qualitative interview debriefing and
reports/notes;
 Prepare data collection progress report and updates in liaison with the project
team;
 Keep updated records of assigned work;
 Assist the research team members in other project-related activities.
Minimum Qualifications

  1. Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or public health;
  2. Have proven experience and skills in qualitative research work (conducting FGDs,
    IDIs/KIIs and Photovoice);
  3. Able to facilitate remote interviews;
  4. Have strong communication skills;
  5. Have experience in note-taking during qualitative discussions;
  6. Availability to work full time on the project for the duration of the study;
  7. Must be a resident of Taita Taveta, Embu, Homabay or Nairobi counties;
  8. Must be a fluent speaker of Kitaita, Kiembu, Dholuo and Swahili.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications including a cover letter
(indicating your county and sub county) and CV with contacts of three referees by October
18, 2021 to cvs@flexi-personnel.com. Please indicate on the subject line of the email
“Qualitative Field Interviewer- HBCC Project. We regret that only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted
PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY PAYMENTS TO
ANYONE DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.
APHRC and Flexi Personnel are equal opportunity employers and are committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.

Research Coordinator Job

APHRC is partnering with Development Gateway (DG), the Kenyan Ministry of Health, and the University of Cape Town, on a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which is implementing the Tobacco Control Data Initiative (TCDI), a project that aims to supply Sub-Saharan African (SSA) governments with improved access to country-specific data that will inform better tobacco control policy design and implementation. The Project team is seeking a Research Coordinator to oversee primary data collection at the 4 national referral hospitals (Kenyatta National Hospital, Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Kenyatta University Teaching and Referral Hospital and Kenyatta National Hospital Othaya).

Application deadline: 12th October, 2021


Location of the Position: Based in Nairobi (working remotely) with travel to Othaya and Eldoret as needed for the research project.
Reports to: Project Data Manager
Length of Contract: 9 months, fulltime
Role Description
The Research Coordinator is expected to assist with implementation of the research activities, oversee field data collection and assist the Project Data Manager with quality control of data collected. The Research Coordinator will supervise data collection in the various sites and liaise with appropriate research team members as necessary.

The Research Coordinator is expected to:
 Assist with programming the electronic data collection devices
 Assist with training of data collectors
 Assist with piloting of the research instruments

 Oversee field data collection including liaising with the hospital-based co-
investigators to respond to any queries from subjects and from the hospitals participating in the study.
 Oversee around 25-30 data collectors in the various sites.
 Ensure data collectors have correct equipment and materials
 Keeping inventories of equipment used and troubleshooting technical issues
 Document and track participant enrollment/participation in the study to ensure targeted numbers of participants in each site are achieved as per the project
timelines.
 Provide regular site reports to the Project Data Manager at intervals to be agreed upon
 Respond to any queries about the study’s progress from the Project team members, APHRC or DG
 Carry out site supervision visits in consultation with the Principal Investigator
 Maintain study registers, logs, and files and make sure all study documents are kept
secure and ensure secure storage of consent forms at sites and at the central storage
location at APHRC.
 Monitor incoming data
 Assist with data quality checks
 Coordinate with the Project Data Manager to review data and ensure continued high
quality data collection
 Conduct debriefing sessions with data collectors to ensure continuous high quality
data collection
 Report to supervisors on a regular basis about project progress, and about any
challenges experienced in the field
 Assist with processing payment of data collectors (verifying invoices submitted for
payment against amount of work done)
 Write reports and participate in study meetings as required
 Perform other related duties as assigned


Education and experience required:
● Minimum of a Diploma in Community Health, Social Work, Community Development
or any other related Diploma in Social Sciences or health related field
● 3-5 years experience in a similar position
● Experience with electronic data collection especially Survey CTO, Kobo or ODK
essential
● Experience in data quality checking

● Knowledge of fundamental research concepts and methodology, practices and
procedures of research methods required.
● Excellent computer skills
● Good communication skills (oral and written) in English.
● Excellent organisational skills.
● Experience carrying out research in a public hospital setting is preferred.
Please email your letter of application (including date available to start working for the
study, your current and expected salary) and current CV/resume (including your

telephone number, email address and contact details of 3 referees) to cvs@flexi-personnel.com with the subject line “TCDI Research Coordinator” not later than 12th October 2021 at 5pm. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY PAYMENTS TO
ANYONE DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.
APHRC and Flexi Personnel are equal opportunity employers and are committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.

School Driver Job

St. Andrew’s Turi is seeking to hire a School Driver who will work closely with the Transport Manager to ensure students are transported to and from School to various destinations and to ensure the safety of the students while in a School vehicle.

Application deadline: 8th October, 2021

Full job description and Role Specification

Qualifications
A minimum of five years driving experience with a clean driving licence in Class A B C D E G.
A Police Clearance Certificate and PSV Licence.
Good knowledge of the National Transport & Safety Authority regulations and safe driving practices.
Experience as a driver in an International School set up will be an added advantage
Familiar with the roads in Nairobi and its environs
Ability to service diesel engines and motor vehicle including training and experience with motor
vehicle engineering will be an added advantage.
Ability to exercise good judgement and extreme caution while driving
Ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to safety and effectively perform the required duties.

How to Apply
If you feel that you meet the required criteria, please complete the School’s application forms which can be downloaded from the School website and return the completed form by email to HRDirector@turimail.co.ke.

Closing Date for applications: October 8, 2021

Receptionist Job

Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital is seeking to recruit a Receptionist

Application deadline: 7th October, 2021

Key Responsibilities
Ensure proper filing of all office documents for the offices to which they are assigned.
Manage the process of making, receiving, replying and handling incoming and outgoing mails, calls, faxes, and e-mails.
Manage the photocopying of documents for the offices to which assigned
Ensure general neatness, cleanliness, orderliness and tidiness in the offices and the reception area.
Manage receiving, guiding, directing and handling of enquiries from patients and visitors efficiently.
Keeping the general office diary, making appointments and reminding respective immediate supervisors.

Checking customer’s credit situation
Ensure proper management of the switchboard.
Take custody of all documents within the area or office to which they are assigned.

Perform all general secretarial/administrative / clerical duties as assigned and keep to the professional ethics.
Manage general administrative and/or clerical duties as may be assigned.
Receive and register patients coming in for treatment on daily basis, file and safeguard patient information.

Direct patients and visitors to the various offices/rooms.
Keep patients informed on issues that they need to know
Arrange, organize and prioritize patients to see doctors and clinicians and alert them of any emergencies.
Give regular alerts to doctors and clinicians on the situations of the queues.

Qualifications
Diploma in Secretarial / Front Office
2-3 years working experience in a Hospital .
Applications to be sent by 7th October 2021 to hr@runeemahospital.org

Receptionist Job

Ruaraka Uhai Neema Hospital is seeking to recruit a Receptionist

Application deadline: 7th October, 2021

Key Responsibilities
Ensure proper filing of all office documents for the offices to which they are assigned.
Manage the process of making, receiving, replying and handling incoming and outgoing mails, calls, faxes, and e-mails.
Manage the photocopying of documents for the offices to which assigned
Ensure general neatness, cleanliness, orderliness and tidiness in the offices and the reception area.
Manage receiving, guiding, directing and handling of enquiries from patients and visitors efficiently.
Keeping the general office diary, making appointments and reminding respective immediate supervisors.

Checking customer’s credit situation
Ensure proper management of the switchboard.
Take custody of all documents within the area or office to which they are assigned.

Perform all general secretarial/administrative / clerical duties as assigned and keep to the professional ethics.
Manage general administrative and/or clerical duties as may be assigned.
Receive and register patients coming in for treatment on daily basis, file and safeguard patient information.

Direct patients and visitors to the various offices/rooms.
Keep patients informed on issues that they need to know
Arrange, organize and prioritize patients to see doctors and clinicians and alert them of any emergencies.
Give regular alerts to doctors and clinicians on the situations of the queues.

Qualifications
Diploma in Secretarial / Front Office
2-3 years working experience in a Hospital .
Applications to be sent by 7th October 2021 to hr@runeemahospital.org

Customer Experience Associate Job

Powwater is looking for a Customer Experience Associate to lead and maintain positive customer relationships for Powwater.

The ideal candidate will interact directly with customers groups (customers, vendors and drivers) – receiving and making calls, taking customer orders and directing them appropriately, listening to concerns, resolving problems, and recommending appropriate actions thereof to the satisfaction of the customer.

You will work closely with the senior management of the company and will play a pivotal role in shaping the company’s future.

Responsibilities

Establish and maintain good rapport with customers by using positive language and anticipating their needs
Receive all inbound calls and offer support to customers questions and queries in person, by telephone, or by email
Acknowledging and resolving customer complaints to a satisfactory conclusion.
Maintain an updated knowledge of the organization’s products and services
Keep an up to date record of leads and customers generated from various channels – (WhatsApp, online, phone, email) and manage the CRM system by keeping a record of customer transactions, interactions, comments and complaints.
Use customer insight to propose new ideas on how to improve Powwater and recommend new products/services or make suggestions for improvements by identifying relevant features and benefits
Coordinate with the Vendor and Driver teams to ensure deliveries are done in the shortest time possible whilst maintaining a great overall customer experience.
Ensure that payments are collected and logged in our system and receipts sent to customers
Collect testimonials from customers and provide any insightful feedback to management to develop our products and our brand

Maintain a positive, empathetic and professional attitude toward customers at all times giving customers a remarkable experience worth talking about

You should have:
2+ years of previous customer service experience a plus
Extremely strong interpersonal skills and outgoing personality
An enthusiastic individual with outstanding problem solving, organizational and multitasking skills to assist customers in their customer journey
Detail oriented person with the ability to seamlessly plan, coordinate and execute projects
Ability to analyze data and proactively identify and address issues with customer accounts
An initiative taker who enjoys working independently once you receive clear directions
Proficient with customer-relationship management (CRM) software programs, and Google Suite
Strong command of written and verbal English and Swahili
Ability to maintain a calm and polite manner in stressful situations.

Benefits.
Scale with a rapidly growing startup, with tons of opportunity for growth
Contribute to our mission and work in our dynamic and fast-paced team.
Competitive base salary based on experience

Ready? Come join us
The need for this role is urgent, if the shoe fits, let’s talk…
Send an email to contact@powwater.com stating why you think we’re lost without you with your CV/Resume attached.

Enumerator Jobs in Homabay and Kisumu (16 positions)

Practical Action is seeking to hire 16 enumerators in Kisumu and Homabay counties.

Application deadline: 30th September, 2021

Roles and Responsibilities


Execute surveys and any additional survey-based exercises in the project area as required using mobile based devices
Submit data collected on a daily basis through mobile application (ODK)

Requirements

To be considered for the position, one MUST have the following minimum requirements:

At least a diploma from a reputable college or university within Kenya.

Previous experience conducting surveys Experience in electronic data collection will be an added advantage.

Be a resident of either Kisumu or Homabay Counties

Fluent in English and Swahili; understanding of dholuo language will be an added advantage

Available for training h and deployment between in the month of October 2021

Participate in team review meetings at the beginning/end of each day’s assignment

How to apply
Interested applicants should submit their applications, including an updated CV with a cover letter via email to: recruitment@practicalaction.or.ke not later than 30th September 2021 indicating Enumerator – Field data collection and your preferred location on the email subject line.

Digital Marketer Position


Maridady motors is searching for a highly-creative digital marketer to join their marketing team. In this position, you will be responsible for the aspects of our marketing operations with a central goal being to help grow our brand’s influence locally while also increasing brand loyalty and awareness.

Application deadline: 5th October, 2021


About you
You are curious and hardworking. You have confidence in your abilities to execute great plans in an environment of genuine trust, a strong work ethic, and a teamwork orientation. Above all, you have a great personality!
Your duties will include planning, implementing, and monitoring our digital marketing campaigns across all digital networks. Our ideal candidate is someone with experience in marketing and social media management. Knowledge and experience in Web design will be an added advantage. In addition to being an outstanding communicator, you will also demonstrate excellent interpersonal and analytical skills.


Responsibilities:

Design and oversee all aspects of our digital marketing department including our marketing database, email, and display advertising campaigns.
• Develop and monitor campaign budgets.
• Plan and manage our social media platforms.
• Prepare accurate reports on our digital marketing campaign’s overall performance.
• Identify the latest trends and technologies affecting our industry.
• Evaluate important metrics that affect our website traffic, service quotas, and target audience.
• Work with the team to brainstorm new and innovative growth strategies.
• Oversee and manage all contests, giveaways, and other digital projects.
Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in marketing or relevant field.
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a digital marketing or advertising position.
• In-depth knowledge of various social media platforms, best practices, and website analytics.
• Solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is required.
• Highly creative with excellent analytical abilities.
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
• Up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies in digital marketing.


To apply, send your resume along with a short statement of interest about yourself to jesswanjohi@maridadymotors.com by COB 5th Oct 2021.

Multiple Positions at DanChurch Aid

Job Vacancies – DanChurchAid (DCA)

1) Procurement & Logistics Assistant-DCA Kenya.
2) Communications Assistant Intern.
3) Procurement & logistics Assistant Intern.
4) Financial Inclusion Intern.

The deadline for applications is: Available on the Website.
Only online applications will be accepted.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Click on the link below to access the job descriptions and method of application.

https://www.danchurchaid.org/join-us/jobs/national-vacancies

Help desk Administrator Job

Jubilee Insurance is currently have an exciting career opportunity for Helpdesk Administrator. The position holder will report to the Group Chief Information Officer and will be based at Head Office, Nairobi.

Application deadline: 30th September, 2021

Role Purpose
The job holder will be responsible for the provision of technical support within the ICT Helpdesk (communications mobile systems and networks), including architectural design, functionality, and security. The job holder will also oversee the management of the day-to-day operations of the ICT Helpdesk Team, ensuring effective, efficient, and best value ICT services are provided.

Qualifications
1.Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or any other related field.
2.Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Qualification.
3.CCNA/ITIL/PRINCE 2 Project Management Qualification.

Relevant Experience
Minimum of 4 years relevant experience in a similar position.

How to apply
If you are qualified and seeking an exciting new challenge, please apply via Recruitment@jubileekenya.com quoting the Job Reference Number and Position by 30th September 2021.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT & DRIVER – HR&ADMIN /09 /21/HRD

SMEP bank is seeking to hire an administration assistant and driver.

Application deadline: 29th September, 2021

The position is responsible for timely, efficient, and safe transportation of authorized persons; conveyance and delivery of various Banks’ correspondences & documents, assigned Administration roles, maintenance of the assigned vehicle(s) in a clean and mechanically sound condition; and ensuring compliance with legal requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:
A minimum of 5 years experience in driving particularly in a corporate set up
Must have KCSE certificate with a minimum of grade of C- (minus)
A minimum of a Diploma level training in Business related field.
Must have a clean and valid driving license of classes BCE.
Relevant training in automobile maintenance or mechanical works knowledge is an added advantage
A valid Certificate of Good Conduct
Must be professional and confident with high levels of integrity
Should have practical knowledge of computer applications
Good interpersonal & communication skills with excellent customer service
Ability to work independently under minimum supervision.


Strong Christian values, commitment and passion for the transformation of the population.
Aged between 32 and 38 years.

HOW TO APPLY
Qualified and interested candidates who meet the criteria should download the “Job Application Form” HERE and send the duly completed forms and application to recruitment@smep.co.ke. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 29th September, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NB: THE BANK DOES NOT REQUIRE CANDIDATES TO PAY ANY MONEY AT ANY POINT OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

Project and Cost Accountant

MP SHAH Hospital is seeking to hire a Project and Cost Accountant who will be responsible for the generation of insights on projects, fund management, cost of care and competitiveness of service packages offered by the Hospital.

Application deadline: 6th October, 2021

This shall be through maintaining accurate and up to date financial records on all grants and infrastructure projects; Tracking the associated cost of care and generating relevant insights; and conducting periodic reviews of service packages offered by the M.P Shah Hospital, relative to the market and patient needs, and designing proposed packages to drive responsiveness and competitiveness of the hospital.

Key Responsibilities & Duties:
1 Project Accounting and Reporting:
Generate and provide insights for decision making around infrastructure projects by preparing and maintaining accurate financial records and reports on all infrastructure and donor-funded projects ran by the M.P Shah Hospital. The position holder shall also be responsible for the accounting of funds and grants to promote transparency and aid in future fund-raising endeavours that ultimately results in affordable patient care.

2 Project Cost Management:
Contribute to optimal project costing by coordinating with the accounts payables functions to plan for all payments for efficient liquidity management, financing costs management, budget adherence and to prevent unnecessary project delays that would have cost implications to the M.P Shah Hospital.

3 Cost of Care:
Directly inform the delivery of affordable care by the M.P Shah Hospital by actively tracking all input costs (direct and indirect) associated with inpatient and outpatient service delivery within the hospital (including its channels and campuses) and generate insights on potential areas of improvement in the hospital considering observed trends.

4 Care Packages:
Drive affordability and market competitiveness of the care packages offered by the M.P Shah Hospital by periodically collecting and reviewing the feedback from patients, caregivers, payers, and relevant M.P Shah Hospital staff on the structure of existing care packages, to improve the offerings and remain competitive in the market. The position holder shall then be responsible for the (re)design and costing of proposed care packages in consultation with relevant stakeholders and compliance with legal & quality standards for the hospital.

5 Protection of the Hospital’s Assets:
Contribute to the protection of the Hospital’s asset and brand perception by sharing insights on potential risk areas from the review of the costs of care, project costs and the accounting for funds and grants to the hospital. The position holder shall also comply with set internal controls, risk management protocols in the execution of their functions.
6 Developing Self and Others:
Drive continuous development of self and colleagues in the organisation by enrolling in career and personal development courses/ programme, actively sharing lessons and insights with the rest of the finance team from personal experiences, and engaging with the line manager regularly for feedback on performance.

Minimum Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or any other related field.
• Professional qualifications from either CPA-K or ACCA.
• A minimum of two years experience as a cost accountant or project accountant.
• Experience fund/ grant accounting and working in the healthcare industry will be an added advantage.

Interested candidates are kindly encouraged to forward their CVs and application letters to hr@mpshahhospital.org indicating on the subject of the email the position applied for, on or before 6th October 2021

Cook

Kenya Conference Of Catholic Bishops – Catholic Secretariat is seeking to hire a cook who will be responsible to plan menus and prepare meals according to clients’ preference and diet restrictions.

Application deadline: 1st October, 2021

  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • a) Develop and plan new menu options and daily specials.
  • b) Organization of kitchen and all food-related activities, including the preparation, set up presentation and service of food and beverage.
    c) Plan and prepare meals for parties, holiday meals, luncheons, special functions, and other social events.
    d) Maintain stock and inventory of the supplies and goods in the store and the pantry.
    e) Maintain cleanliness of food preparation areas, equipment and appliances
    f) Maintain standards of food storage, rotation, quality and appearance
    g) Ensure compliance with applicable health code and regulations
    h) Cost effective utilisation of the supplies
    i) Dealing with shopping, grocery in line with the menus and budgets
    j) Accident free work environment
    k) Time keeping and punctuality
    l) Any other duties that may be assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications, Skills & Experience
    Advance certificate in food and beverages production and service or equivalent from a reputable institution
    At least two years’ experience in a similar position
    Good communication skills
    Attention to details
    First Aid Course experience
    Budgeting skills
    Organizational Skills,
    Culinary skills,
    Creativity
  • Performance Indicators
    Extent of carrying out duties and responsibility in #3 above
  • Personal Traits
    Must have a very clear idea of the Catholic Social Teachings.Applications should be addressed to:-

General Secretary
Kenya Conference Of Catholic Bishops – Catholic Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800
Nairobi.

E-Mail: hr@catholicchurch.or.ke
Applications must reach us on or before 1st October 2021

6 FGD’s and KII’s Enumerators Job

Practical Action is seeking to hire 6 enumerators to be in charge of conducting FGD’s and KII’s.The positions will be in Homabay and Kisumu.

Application deadline: 30th September, 2021

Roles and Responsibilities
Facilitate focus group discussions, transcribe discussions and send reports daily
Record FGD using an audio recorder with consent.
Interview KII selected by the project team and submit reports daily

Requirements

To be considered for the position, one MUST have the following minimum requirements:

A university graduate
Previous experience conducting Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) and Key Informants Interviews (KIIs)
Be a resident of either Kisumu or Homabay Counties
Fluent in English and Swahili; understanding of dholuo language will be an added advantage
Available for training and deployment in the month of October 2021
Participate in team review meetings at the beginning/end of each day’s assignment

How to apply

Interested applicants should submit their applications, including an updated CV with a cover letter via email to: recruitment@practicalaction.or.ke not later than 30th September 2021 indicating Enumerator – FGD’s, KII’s and your preferred location on the email subject line.

The successful applicant must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in Kenya.

Procurement Assistant

United States International University – Africa is seeking to hire a Procurement Assistant

Application deadline: 3rd October, 2021

Summary:
Reporting to the Chief Manager- Procurement, the Procurement Assistant is charged with the responsibility of performing administrative procurement duties and provides support in professional and effective service delivery for inventory management and supply of materials, services and consumables required by the University. As part of the procurement team, the Procurement Assistant will provide accurate and timely assistance in the administration of USIU- Africa procurement processes while ensuring that those processes are fully compliant with the University Procurement and Disposal Policy, guidelines and procedures.

Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience:
Diploma in Procurement/ Supply Chain Management.
At least two years’ experience in a similar role.
Proficiency in Computer Applications.

Personal Attributes & Competencies:
Confidentiality and integrity;
Team player with excellent interpersonal skills;
Relationship builder & effective negotiator;
Good Communication skills;
Self motivated;
Attention to detail;
Adaptability

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 provide a cover letter and a current CV ONLY as attachments. Please include names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the address below by Sunday, October 3, 2021.

Director of Administration,
United States International University – Africa,
P. O. Box 14634 – 00800, Nairobi, Kenya
Email: jobs@usiu.ac.ke

Enumerator Jobs in Homabay and Kisumu (16 positions)

Practical Action is seeking to hire 16 enumerators in Kisumu and Homabay counties.

Application deadline: 30th September, 2021

Roles and Responsibilities


Execute surveys and any additional survey-based exercises in the project area as required using mobile based devices
Submit data collected on a daily basis through mobile application (ODK)

Requirements

To be considered for the position, one MUST have the following minimum requirements:

At least a diploma from a reputable college or university within Kenya.

Previous experience conducting surveys Experience in electronic data collection will be an added advantage.

Be a resident of either Kisumu or Homabay Counties

Fluent in English and Swahili; understanding of dholuo language will be an added advantage

Available for training h and deployment between in the month of October 2021

Participate in team review meetings at the beginning/end of each day’s assignment

How to apply
Interested applicants should submit their applications, including an updated CV with a cover letter via email to: recruitment@practicalaction.or.ke not later than 30th September 2021 indicating Enumerator – Field data collection and your preferred location on the email subject line.

Accountant Job

Pets Paradise is seeking to hire an Accountant

Application deadline: 30th September, 2021

Responsibilities

Provide financial reports and interpret financial information to BoD and to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action. Liaise with auditors to ensure appropriate monitoring of company finances is maintained.
Maintain the financial health of the organization. Advise on investment activities and provide strategies and policies that the company should take. Policies on reserves, ratios and expansion.
Oversee operations of the finance department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
Perform Daily accounting operations including posting entries: Cash and Bank Reconciliations, manage receivables and payables, make statutory payments, perform stock count and prepare annual budgets
Correspond with various other departments, discussing company plans and agreeing on future paths to be taken.
Develop, plan and assist implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy. Manage the recruitment and selection process. Develop and monitor financial overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization

Minimum Requirements
2 years’ experience as an Accountant
A Bachelor’s degree/diploma or professional qualifications
Flexibility in terms of working hours
Must be willing to lead Bible devotions once a week
Must demonstrate a willingness to work with dogs


Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: info@petsparadise.co.ke using the position as subject of email.

Human Resources Manager Job

Living Water Service Center (LWSC) is seeking to hire a Human Resources Manager. This position reports to the Country Director of LWSC.

Application deadline: 8th October, 2021


Duty Station: Nairobi, with frequent travel to the field office.

The key responsibilities for the position are:
Advising the Country Director on all aspects of the Labor Act ensuring that LWSC adheres and complies to the correct legal context, local practice and ensuring LWI HR policies and procedures are observed on all employment related matters.

Advise the Country Director & line managers on staffing plans in accordance with the country office strategy.
Manage and coordinate the recruitment and on-boarding of all country office staff in consultation with line management.
The HRM prepares and manages the annual HR & Administration budget as well as participating in the overall country office budgeting process as per the strategic plans.
Manage all aspects of compensation and benefits e.g payroll & benefits administration and ensuring compliance with all statutory remittances.
Promote staff growth and development by overseeing the performance management process and capacity building initiatives.
Oversee, develop, and implement employee training programs in coordination with all departmental heads to improve individual and organizational effectiveness.
Oversee the HR Information system (HRIS) and ensure it is used properly and provide accurate and timely information from the system.
Handle grievances from staff in close collaboration with the line managers and the Country Director.
Discipline management and administration for the country office.
Contribute proactively to developing and the organizational culture that is in line with LWI’s vision and mission while displaying LWI Christian core values.

As a member of the leadership team, actively participate in leadership team meetings and represent/champion all HR related issues.
Oversee the procurement & administration function of LWSC, in addition to supervising the procurement and administration staff.
Liaison with various service providers on staff related benefits e.g Medical insurance, WIBA / GPA / GL etc
Oversee the staff welfare and wellness initiatives as per the wellness framework of LWSC.
Execute other tasks as required for the successful implementation of the country program.*

The successful candidate will have the following knowledge and experience;
Bachelor’s degree in HR, Psychology or a Business related field is required.
Certification from IHRM or CHRP preferred.
At least 5 years’ proven experience working as a HR Manager or Generalist.
Technologically savvy with previous experience on HRIS systems.
NGO experience preferred.
Must be an emotionally intelligent person who can cope with pressure and interact effectively on sensitive situations.
Is up-to-date on the best practices in the HR sector.
Has excellent inter-personal, facilitation, and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective relationships.Creative and results-oriented;
Excellent attention to detail.

How to apply

Suitably qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter (one page only) explaining their suitability for the position and a Curriculum Vitae (no more than 5 pages) with details of qualifications and work experience including 3 references – professional and spiritual.

Living Water Service Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are to be submitted to:
Kenya.jobs@water.cc by COB 8th October 2021.
Please do not attach scanned certificates.
Should you be shortlisted, you will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.

Finance Officer Job

Tax Justice Network – Africa is seeking to hire a Finance Officer for a period of 6 months as this is a Temporary Position.

Application deadline: 29th, September, 2021

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB
The Finance Officer is responsible for the day-to-day management of Tax Justice Network – Africa financial resources. The Finance Officer is responsible for maintaining sound financial and accounting systems and controls to ensure efficiency, integrity and transparency of the secretariat operations. The post holder supervises the Finance Assistant.

POSITION IN ORGANISATION
The post holder reports to the Finance and Administration Manager and works closely with all budget holders and the Administration unit at the secretariat.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Budgeting and Forecasting
    Assist with preparation of annual budgets and planning process in conjunction with the Policy Leads and the Senior Management Team (SMT);
    Participate in the development of budget proposals in collaboration with Policy leads throughout the year for presentation to donors and for inclusion in the annual plans
    Monitor expenditure against budget headings; work with all budget holders throughout the year to ensure that expenditures adhere to donor and budgetary requirements.
    Calculate allocations from donor funds to different budget lines and the annual salary budget.
    Prepare requests to donors to make budget reallocations, as necessary.
    Assist in preparation of quarterly organizational cash flow projections based on existing balances of cash, receivables, commitments, budget items and most recent knowledge of operating plans
    1. Financial Management and compliance
      Ensure that all financial transactions are carried out and recorded in accordance with standard financial procedures and internal controls.
      Manage TJN-A bank accounts, and monitor cash flow to ensure that sufficient funds are always available in the bank;
      Maintain banking relationships and serve as primary liaison with financial institutions.
      Prepare timely and accurate monthly bank reconciliations.
      Compile financial reports of TJN-A in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) and in an accurate and timely manner;
      Compile timely financial reports on donor-funded programmes and ensure that staff and partners are aware of conditions and time restrictions applicable to these funds. If necessary prepare a schedule for the production of financial reports, both interim and final.
      Provide financial input to all partner agreements and provide additional support to Partner organisations in the compilation of financial reports to meet the donor reporting deadlines on time.
      Monitoring the accounting software data and ensure it’s all up to date, reconciled accordingly and backed up both externally and internally.
      Oversee timely invoicing to donors for disbursement of grant funds.
      Oversee and ensure timely acknowledgement of receipt of disbursed grant funds
      Review all cash and credit card staff travel return forms for accuracy before posting in the accounting software.
      Ensure requests for payments and payment vouchers have proper supporting documentation in line with TJN-A’s policies and procedures
      Ensure payments to suppliers are done in a timely manner.
      Approve all petty cash vouchers and reconciliation on a weekly basis
      Supervise filing and ensure all accounting records and supporting documentation for all financial transactions are maintained in a systematic order in a safe and secure condition under the custody of the organisation.
      Ensure proper asset management within the organisation, ensure all assets are tagged assigned responsibility and recorded in an updated fixed asset register. Liaise with the Administration Officer to ensure that all assets are insured.
  2. Facilitating Audits and Financial Assessments
    To assist the Finance and Administration Manager with matters relating to accounts and audits regarding preparation and audit of annual accounts.
    Assist in the annual audit fieldwork process
    Assist in all TJN-A organisational internal audits and financial assessments and provide all required information that may be required for the assessment.
  3. Payroll Administration
    Prepare monthly payroll on a timely basis in the Payroll software
    Post approved payroll to the accounting software
    Ensure timely remittance of salaries, statutory deductions and other payroll deductions.
  1. Capacity Building
    Participate in the recruitment, selection and induction of new finance staff.
    Work with the Finance and Administration manager to identify training needs, and organize in-house training, of staff and partners on accounting controls and procedures, budget preparation, monitoring, etc.
  2. Manage and supervise Finance Staff
    Guide and supervise the Finance Assistant, project accountant perform all other accounting activities including preparing payment requests and vouchers, payroll, bank reconciliations, inventory, invoicing donors, capitalization of fixed assets, online banking process, monitor daily receipts etc.
    Any other reasonable duty as may be assigned that is consistent with the nature of the job and its level of responsibility.

Requirements:-
Bachelors Degree (Masters’ degree an added advantage) in a finance/accounting related field.
Full certification in professional accounting qualification – CPA or ACCA.
At least five year’s progressive INGO experience in accounting and financial management positions.
Understanding of, and demonstrated experience with, financial accounting principles, processes, systems and internal controls not-for-profit organizations.
Experience in auditing and systems review.
High level of proficiency working with MS Office (Excel advanced level), Word and accounting packages, ERPs (Microsoft Dynamics and added advantage)
Working knowledge of French is an added advantage
Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, good judgment and a high level of integrity and respect for confidentiality

How to apply.

Interested applicants should forward a detailed resume with a cover letter outlining their qualifications no later than 29 th September 2021 to Human Resources Officer, Email to:

recruit@taxjusticeafrica.net. Please quote the position in the subject line of your email