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

Paid Human Resource Graduate Trainee

Flamingo horticulture is looking for one (1) highly ambitious, driven and result oriented graduate trainee to join their team.

Why enrol for the Flamingo Graduate Trainee Program?

The Scheme:

The program is designed to give the successful candidates in-depth experience and skills within their chosen field and uncover their leadership potential. With this strong foundation of extensive knowledge and experience, you will be in a prime position to take on a senior position after completing the program, which runs for three (3) years.

Each placement will be a real role, giving you genuine responsibility from day one. You will gain real leadership experience that will be invaluable to your long-term career.

You can expect to develop a strong understanding in a range of functions and roles that may include:

Supply – Collaborate with suppliers and customers to understand and meet demand

Operations – Working to understand and add value to the core farming operations

Account Management – Managing strategic relationships with the likes of Tesco, M&S and Waitrose

Buying – Sourcing great products at the right price

Other Functional and Technical roles within the business.

At the end of the program you will take on a substantive post within the mid to senior management team with the goal of becoming future business leaders.

Training and Development:

Throughout the program you will receive extensive and exceptional learning and development opportunities. You will have a mentor throughout the program to monitor your development, as well as support from your Line Manager at each rotation.

You will have the opportunity to study for further qualifications including potential sponsorship for post graduate qualifications. Specific on-the-job training will also be provided at each rotation.

Salary and Benefits:

Your salary will be competitive and you could expect this to increase throughout the course of the program.

Knowledge & Qualifications

• Preferable HR/ BCOMM (HR Option ) or related degree – Achieved is essential.

• Possess excellent skills in written and verbal communication. Proficiency in Office Computer applications.

• A desire to progress within this industry is imperative to being successful in the program.

• Proven passion in HR, People management, Employee and industrial relations and data analysis.

• Strong communication skills, entrepreneurial mindset and capable of dealing with people at every business level.

Who you are:

You are highly ambitious, with a passion and in-depth understanding of growing, with an infectious enthusiasm for learning.

You are hands on, with a proactive approach and will not be a clockwatcher.

You are authentic and knowledgeable about farming and horticulture practice.

You do enjoy being accountable and taking ownership of your tasks.

You are able to thrive on being able to deliver against demanding deadlines.

You have great people skills

Interested and qualified?Apply on

https://by-appointment-africa.breezy.hr/p/b1a8030ed16a-human-resources-graduate-trainee

Business Development Analyst and Remote Sonographer

Ilara Health is seeking to recruit a Business Development Analyst and a Remote Sonographer-Telemedicine Ultrasound

Business Development Analyst
Responsibilities 

Strategic support 

Support in strategies to identify new opportunities 

Evaluating and improving sales strategies, as well as identifying new customers

Adding value to product offerings to increase sales 

Analyzing consumer behavior to meet product demand and preferences

Performing competitor analysis toward an increased market share 

Sales and Business Development 

Identifying and negotiating sales deals that promote sustained income 

Generating leads that will lead to increased sales 


Minimum Requirements 

Bachelor’s degree 

Previous experience in business development or sales 

Proficiency in integrated business management and CRM software 

Experience in identifying profitable business opportunities and potential clients 

Competency in researching sales leads, presenting proposals, and negotiating deals

Ability to advise on strategic industry partnerships 

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills 

Familiarity with office applications as well as Google Drive, Google Forms, Google sheets Preferred 

Advanced knowledge of business development and sales strategies. 

Proficiency in using HubSpot or equivalent CRM

Experience working in the health sector working in the same role or in sales.

Demonstrated understanding of the medical diagnostics landscape in Kenya 

Basic technical knowledge of diagnostic devices is a plus 

Willingness to spend time in the field interacting with customers to understand their needs

Remote Sonographer- Telemedicine Ultrasound

Key Responsibilities

Conduct effective ultrasound procedures;

Conduct training to remote facilities on TeleGuidance utilization;

Support in the development of training materials  for TeleGuidance; 

Participate in the company meetings;

Ensure adequate and correct information is given to patients regarding the procedures;

Ensure timely availability of images to facilitate timely reporting and dispatch of reports; 

Assume responsibility for the safety of the client during the sonographic examinations;

Maintain client privacy and confidentiality in accordance with privacy laws and facility policies and procedures;

Assume responsibility for the preventive maintenance for ultrasound equipment to ensure it operates at optimal level at all times;

Participate in preparation and implementation of quality initiatives aimed at improving overall the services and any other tasks that can be assigned by the Lead Sonographer, Project Lead and Programme Managers.

Qualifications

Diploma in medical imaging, Higher diploma in ultrasound, degree in radiography from a recognized institution

Must be registered with the Society of Radiography Kenya (SORK)

Must possess a valid practicing license issued by the Kenya Nuclear Regulatory Authority 

Must demonstrate high integrity and ethical practice

Must be a team player who is able to work cordially in teams

Must be a flexible person, who is willing to travel and learn and able to work flexible hours to achieve goals (the position requires to work in shifts during weekends)

Must demonstrate professional expertise in relevant work area

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

Business Development Analyst

Remote Sonographer- Telemedicine Ultrasound

Business Development Analyst – Ilara Health | Career Page (careers-page.com)

Project Manager and MEAL Assistant

Finn Church Aid – Action for Human Dignity Finn Church Aid (FCA) is the largest Finnish development cooperation organisation and the second largest provider of humanitarian assistance. It is recruiting for a Project Manager and MEAL Assistant Position.

Application deadline: 20th August, 2021

Project Manager (Kakuma)

Primary Roles

Program Planning:

Under the direction and guidance of the Project Coordinator, coordinate plans for the implementation of the project activities in all target school communities.

Work with the Project Coordinator and other education team members and partner organizations to develop project implementation and procurement plans.

Work with the Project Coordinator and the MEAL Team to prepare and/or revise project monitoring tools to track indicators and monitor achievement of objectives and impact of the program.

In collaboration with the Project Coordinator, prepare plans for capacity building and training of school managements on various trainings needs.

Prepare plans for regular field monitoring visits together with Project Coordinator and other Education staff.

Program Implementation:

Ensure that project activities are implemented in accordance with the approved work plans and with the involvement of partners and concerned stakeholders at all levels.

Ensure project activities are implemented in the most efficient, effective and sustainable manner.

Assist the Project Coordinator in the development and implementation of a modality of strengthening and improving management of schools committees and pupils through community mobilization and improvement of training materials and programs.

Ensure effective and efficient distribution of textbooks and other instructional materials to target schools.

Conduct regular data collection using existing tools in order to track project performance on indicators and measure overall impact and for donor reporting purposes and make recommendations on the improvement of these tools.

Ensure that good practices and lessons are documented and shared with the MEAL team and the education team for replication and wider dissemination .

Travel to all project sites to conduct regular monitoring of projects quality together with other project team members.

Conduct and lead baseline, mid and end line survey of the project and generate evaluation report.

Compose and compile project success and impact stories to be shared and annex on quarterly report.

In coordination and liaison with project coordinator contribute to proposal development and growth of area base thematic.

Reporting, Monitoring & Evaluation:

Ensure that field based monitoring data and information is collated regularly and made available to Project Coordinator and the MEAL Team for reporting and monitoring purposes

In collaboration with the MEAL Team, focus on project data collection to generate practical information that can be used for ongoing program decision-making while also capturing results at the impact level

Assist the Project Coordinator in preparation of periodic progress reports in a timely manner for both internal and external use

Program Support Operations:

Coordinate with other departments to ensure operational systems are in place to support field activities including logistics (transport, warehousing and asset management), procurement, security and administration .

Coordinate with other FCA programs/sectors to ensure integration and that the projects runs smoothly and efficiently and draws from best experiences and lessons for improved programming.

Qualifications and experience

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Education/ Social sciences or its equivalent.

Minimum of three (3) years’ work experience in education sector especially in refugee setting.

Knowledge of education in emergencies, education sector policy, child rights and protection issues.

Experiences of facilitating community-based training, capacity building school managements, and awareness campaigns.

Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities.

Positive attitude towards community work with emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support participatory, innovative approaches to problem solving.

Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathize with all children and their careers.

Fluent in written and spoken English, Kiswahili and the local language in the camps and the host community

Good report writing skills.

Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions.

Commitment to Finn Church Aid Child Protection Policy.

Desirable qualifications

Previous experience in working with INGOs delivering education and girl child education services.

Demonstrated teamwork skills.

High level of motivation and enthusiasm for education.

Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

Understanding of the dynamics of the refugees is essential.

Experience of working with communities and other agencies that support education.

Experience in delivering digital/virtual learning programmes.

Meal Assistant (Kakuma)
Primary Purpose
S/he will work as the field technical lead in providing Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) guidance, leadership, supervision and recommendations to ensure that the M&E systems meet the needs of all projects. The MEAL Assistant will be expected to lead MEA system implementation including monitoring, accountability initiatives, support assessments and M&E tools. The position holder will foster the documentation of learning processes.
MAIN TASKS:

Responsible for developing and implementing the Program’s Monitoring and Evaluation framework.

Lead in the adoption and application of FCA and ACT Alliance policies, systems, guidelines, procedures and action plans for accountability to Disaster Affected Persons (DAP’s) in FCA Kakuma/kalobeyei operations and in line with donor requirements.

Responsible for building the capacity of program staff on MEAL.

Support the development of quality proposals and concept notes for FCA Kenya Country Office (KECO)

Support in the compilation and submission of quality and timely periodical reports – (Weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual reports) and provide graphic/illustrated feedback to management of standard indicators for all sectors.

Responsible for using accountability (and internal audit) reports and findings to improve FCA internal processes and the quality of programs.

Responsible for the collection, analysis and dissemination of projects data and follow up with specific sectors for the utilization of such data.

Facilitate the transformation of experiences and individual learning to institutional learning through the documentation of situational reports and updates, human interest stories, photographs and control on social media sharing for purposes of communicating and documenting FCA work in the Program.

Responsible for the establishment, implementation and improvement of FCA kakuma/Kalobeyei field office Complaints and Response Mechanism in all sectors and components of the operations in the Program.

Maintain a complaints database and manage the complaints feedback and referral system in close collaboration with the Focal Person(s)/sector heads and management.

Responsible for the management of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) and related accountability investigation processes.

Periodically assess capacity gaps in implementing effective accountability and CRM systems, and to design and facilitate appropriate training and capacity development sessions for staff.

Assess beneficiary accountability mechanisms in place and lead strengthening of such mechanisms including through appropriately structured dissemination of M&E findings.

Responsible for representing FCA kakuma/kalobeyei field office at MEAL Initiatives/forums and meetings.

Qualification

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Statistics or other related field.

Qualification in Community Development or Project Management

Proven experience in implementing effective M&E tools and systems.

At least 2 years of progressively responsible and directly relevant professional experience in a humanitarian context, with at least 2 years management experience in preferably Protection, Education and Sustainable Livelihoods programs in INGO context.

Possess working knowledge and experience of humanitarian principles, laws and standards – Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS), Sphere Minimum Standards, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA), Rights Based Approach (RBA) and Gender Age Marker.

Experience in dealing with sensitive socio-political situations and working and living under pressure in unstable security environments and with long and irregular working hours.

Experience with Online Data Collection tools and techniques.

Demonstrated experience in conducting Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) and related accountability investigations.

Personal Attributes

Strong representation and negotiation skills in working with UN organizations, partner agencies, Government departments and community groups.

Excellent organizational and communication skills and extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office suit applications.

Excellent team player with demonstrated ability to forge/mentor strong teams.

Method of Application

All qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae to: recruitment.esaro@kua.fi  stating the vacancy job title in the subject line.
Deadline for receiving applications is 20th August, 2021
FCA will only contact short- listed applicants.
FCA is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. FCA is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies. Attempts to influence recruitment procedures through phone calls, emails or inducements of any kind will lead to disqualifications

Supply Chain Coordinator


The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.


OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY
The Supply Chain Coordinator is responsible for supporting the establishing, maintaining and ensuring of the readiness of the ICRC to respond within the frame of the emergency response hospital program between ICRC and Norwegian Red Cross (NorCross).


TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Ensures with Warehousing that NorCross stock movement conforms with ICRC standards;

Maintains Portfolio settings (Buffer, Contingency, Safety, Item tags, etc.);

Receives, validates, and reflects Forecasts and firm demand in ICRC systems;

Responds to demand stemming from NorCross and aligns with NorCross counterparts where needed;

Raises red flags with regards to short expiries related to NorCross stock, especially exclusive NorCross items;

Raises red flags regarding items in shortage and ensures timely replenishment;

Conversant with Material Resource Planning (MRP) process and responds to all MRP related issues relating to NorCross Portfolio (exclusive NorCross items);

Responds and contacts all stakeholders in good time in case of emergency;

In collaboration with Transport and Pharmacy team ensures that all Export documents requirements are well maintained and updated for emergency deployment;

Proactively ensures that all communications on emergency responses are completed in less than 72 hours;

Ensures with Pharmacy & Quality Assurance team that NorCross portfolio is stored according to standards;

Ensures that all equipment has all regular maintenance checks duly done, registered, and always ready to be dispatched.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND COMPETENCIES

University degree in Supply Chain Management or related field;

Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in the supply chain, logistics, procurement, or in a similar field;

Previous working experience in an international organization is an asset,

Excellent command of written and spoken English (Knowledge of French is an asset);

Advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), with experience in ERPs;

Strong negotiation and communication skills;

Precise, rigorous with a high sense of confidentiality and integrity;

High organizational and analytical skills;

Certificate of good conduct;

Must be a Kenyan Citizen.

Method of Application

The interested candidates should submit their applications on or before 17th August 2021 at 4:30 pm with the CV, motivation letter, including references details, supporting documents (Certificates, Diplomas, etc), and current and expected remuneration to ICRC Logistics Support Centre, HR Department via:
– E-mail: lon_hr_rec_services@icrc.org


The reference Supply Chain Coordinator must be stated in the application to be valid. If you do not clearly state the position for which you are applying & attach the required Degree & other supporting documents, your application will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Field Service Sales Manager/Engineer

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of €26.6 billion in FY2015, our 185,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operation

Key duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Implement the local strategy in a country or group of countries, in line with global strategy recommendations

Achieve Field Services revenue and growth targets for indirect approach

Develop account profiles and executes the sales plan

Establish revenue and growth targets with the selected accounts

Identify and contact potential customers or prospects, either existing or new, and select appropriate channel

Secure customer satisfaction overseeing all ongoing channel activities with the customer (orders, delivery..)

Support the development of partners skills & capabilities to support our offers and use our opportunity management tool (BFO or PRM) to monitor pipe

Provide monthly forecasts and summaries in a timely manner

Prepare sales quotations and proposals with the quotation team, in respect of Field Services expected margin

Manage partner life cycle, termination contract or renewal

Work closely with Inside Service Sales Representatives to maximize business opportunities.

Educate on all SE products and services
 

Qualifications

At least 5 years of related experience within markets segments and industry

Prior experience in a services sales

Inside sales experience is an added advantage

Networking – build and sustain an active network of both customer and internal company contacts to understand business processes and opportunities. Identify key decision makers, create and build relationships.

Drive for Results – strong will to compete and win and achieve in business environment.

Must have demonstrated negotiation skills, be a self-starter, and a strong closer.

Passionate, High Responsibility, Strong personality, Proactive mind-set, and a team player

Ability to build a sustainable and reliable relationship with the channel partners and the customers. The concept of Customer Intimacy is critical in Field Services.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills including C-level customers

Thorough knowledge of Schneider Electric services offers throughout the Asset Management Life Cycle of the product is and added advantage

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and ERP/CRM related tools. Excellent organizational skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Schneider Electric on careers.se.com to apply

Programme Manager-Ignite Culture Fund

The British Council is a British organisation specialising in international cultural and educational opportunities.

Role Purpose
To lead on the successful and compliant delivery of the Ignite Culture Fund Programme to be implemented in partnership with HEVA Fund across the wider Eastern Africa Region (Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi, Comoros Islands, Djibouti, Eritrea, Madagascar, Seychelles, Somalia).


Main opportunities and challenges for this role:
This role is expected to work directly with the team leader, partner, and programme governance on the evolution of the programme vision, strategy and approach. The Programme Manager takes particular leadership of the relationship with the project delivery partner, oversight of compliance to British Council processes and systems (to include ongoing maintenance of centre of excellence mandatory planning tools, MCC and ACC checks, ensuring that the risk management framework is maintained, GDPR compliance etc), and leadership of the two regional support programmes for grant beneficiaries.
Main accountabilities but not limited to the following:

The post-holder will Provide inspiring and motivational leadership that role-models the British Council’s values and behaviours, and empowers and enables staff to deliver excellence, whilst promoting equality, diversity and inclusion.

Ensure that the activities under the project are delivered to a high standard of quality, aligned with the CCGF results frameworks and centre of excellence guidelines.

Ensuring that the project maintains internal coherence, resulting in positive annual and final client review of overall performance

Maintain oversight of the contracts with grant beneficiaries in partnership with HEVA ensuring they are delivered in compliance with EU requirements and following established corporate templates including ensuring that the grant scheduling report is maintained on a quarterly basis.

Provide guidance to Programme Partner in the contracting of project contractors, consultants and suppliers ensuring they clearly capture all roles and responsibilities following established corporate templates and that these are reported as part of their quarterly reporting.

Oversight and leadership of the communications across the region about the annual call for proposals. To include distribution of information across all 14 countries, translation where necessary, social media, and virtual or in-person information events held across the 7 countries in which the British Council have a physical presence.

Lead on the relationship with the Programme Partner, client and relevant stakeholders ensuring the programme acts on feedback from client, target groups and partners. To include engagement with the partner at least once every two weeks, client engagement at least once every quarter and internal stakeholders via the monthly internal governance board.

Provide inspiring and motivational leadership that role-models British Council’s values and behaviours, empowers and enables staff to deliver excellence whilst promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion.

Demonstrate effective line management of Arts Manager Kenya and Arts Officer ICF in line with British Council corporate standards

Role specific knowledge and experience:
The ideal candidate should be skilled in the following areas:

Team management and line management

 Evidence of successful programme / project management to high standards, consistently over time including (but not restricted to) evaluation management, financial management, stakeholder management, EDI and child protection.

Proven leadership of ambitious cultural projects and/or creative production with a range of partner organisations.

Track record in attracting partnership (in-kind and cash) from a range of partners and delivering benefit to same.

An innovative approach building audiences for activity particularly using digital and social media channels.

Experience of financial planning and management including budgeting, monitoring and reporting.

Further Information
Pay band: 7
Contract type: – Fixed Term Contract Until 30 April 2024
Alternative locations the role could be based: Kenya
Department: Arts
Essential Requirements–
The successful candidate will need to possess the following requirements:

Fluency in written and spoken English

Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution or five years’ relevant experience in lieu

Desirable requirements

Formal arts management and / or project management qualification.

Closing Date – 18 August 2021 applications will close 23:59 Nigeria Time
Additional Information: Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in the country the role is based.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified?

Go to British Council on careers.britishcouncil.org to apply or

Programme Manager Ignite Culture Fund (britishcouncil.org)

Project Assistant

Care International Kenya is looking for a Project assistant-Global Climate fund

Qualifications

Must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in Environmental science, social sciences  or equivalent

 At least two (2) years of relevant working experience, including a minimum of one (1) year working on local governance, capacity building and climate change programs with diverse teams

Experience working with civil society organizations within counties and nationally

Experience working in advocacy from a civil society context

Strong practical experience in working with Local /County  government and Civil society organizations

Strong facilitation and communication skills

Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to gender and diversity

Proven ability to plan, organize and prioritize work, together with the ability to remain calm under pressure often in difficult circumstances and not lose sight of operational priorities.

Competence in numeracy is essential.

Fluency in written and spoken English is essential

Customer centric attitude with strong process management skills

WORKING CONDITIONS
This position will be based in Nairobi with some travel to the project sites.

For additional Information visit

https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/CAREInternationalInKenya/743999765997477-project-assistant-global-climate-fund

Agent Retention and Customer Transition Manager

A  UK-based company that has been operating in East Africa for the past five years is looking for a agent retention and customer transition manager

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Customer & Agent Operations Manager is responsible for setting up and operating a strong and efficient Field Technician network and Distribution management of products to and from our customers;

Agent Operations Management

  • Red Agent management. Leading initiatives to ensure poor-performing agents are reactivated and supported to ensure they can deliver, avoid churn and deliver sales.
  • Analyze agent base, understand the root cause for failures, propose initiatives to address those.
  • Design and document processes on improvement initiatives,
  • Implement agreed initiatives,
  • Set upright impact analysis and ensure ongoing analysis, propose changes to ensure objectives achieved

Customer Operations Management

  • In particular for customers left ‘orphaned’ by Red agents who do not wish to stay with the company or are disabled for other reasons, ensure right and most efficient customers management and support is set up and implemented
  • Work with third-party providers as appropriate to outsource certain services to maximize collections and service provisioning
  • Set upright impact analysis on customers collections, to understand segments and how to provide right messaging and collections management to various customer segments

Core KPIs: Red Agents management: reactivated number of Red agents, number of red agents turned into higher performing categories, sales  Agent, resolution per Agent.Orphaned customers: Collections from customers 

Proven Expertise / Skills 

  • Operations management and execution roles
  • Solid Distribution experience
  • Supply Chain Management / Distribution expertise – experienced in designing distribution model and structure
  • Data-driven decision making
  • Business consulting / issues based problem solving
  • Business-focused – commercial mindset
  • Financial acumen – ability to shape light business case, turn into the operational plan and execute accordingly
  • Process mapping and implementation
  • Ability to analyse business situation and identify bottlenecks/improvement areas, suggest interventions and design appropriate processes and estimate resources/tech required for successful implementation.
  • Implement proposed processes, monitor performance, report on impact.
  • Propose and implement changes as required to get to targeted impact

To apply visit

Agent Retention & Customer Transition Manager (happyhires.io)

Project Manager

Care International is looking for a project manager for it’s Enhancing crop yield and profitability in Kenya through biological plant protection project.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have a bachelor’s degree, and preferably an advanced degree, or equivalent in Agriculture, Rural development/livelihoods, agribusiness or other relevant field.

Minimum of five years’ experience working in agricultural development, value chains, enterprise, access to finance and/or agribusiness in an East African setting and Kenya in particular

Consulting, corporate sustainability, start-up and/or financial sector experience preferred.

Experience in agricultural market & value chain analysis, designing and piloting outgrower schemes or other activities linking small holder farmers to agricultural commodities markets

Experience in potatoes coffee, maize and sugarcane value chains preferred

Experience in enterprise development, business analytics and SME financing – with a particular focus on agri-businesses and producer organisations

Experience in commodity price risk management, and financial modelling for agribusinesses

Experience building capacity development plans for SMEs and producer organisations

Experience with certification of farmers and their associations like Fair Trade or organic

Demonstrated experience providing financial and business analysis that increase the competitiveness and inclusiveness of SME and value chain actors

Capable of working largely independently.   In addition to managing the members of the Country Project Team, s/he is expected to interact extensively with the Programme Technical Team

WORKING CONDITIONS
This position will be based in Nairobi with travel to the project sites in 2 counties, Nyandarua and Machakos.

To apply: Visit

https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/CAREInternationalInKenya/743999766003251-project-manager-enhancing-crop-yield-and-profitability-in-kenya-through-biological-plant-protection-project

Medical officer

Priority Activator Consulting is recruiting on behalf of its client a medical officer

Our client based in Limuru is seeking to engage the services of a Medical Officer.  We are inviting you today to be part of that team as we grow and expand the hospital.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitoring and providing appropriate clinical care ( medical and surgical) to patients in
    hospital wards and in outpatient clinics;
  • Admitting patients requiring special care followed by investigations and treatment;
  • Examining and talking to patients to diagnose their medical conditions;
  • Carrying out specific procedures, e.g. performing operations and specialist investigations;
  • Making notes and preparing paperwork, both as a legal record of treatment and for the
    benefit of other healthcare professionals;
  • Keeping the referring doctor informed of inpatient and outpatient progress;
  • Issuing a preliminary discharge summary to each patient prior to them leaving hospital, in
    accordance with service specifications;
  • Maintaining patient rights, and be aware of cultural differences when dealing with patients;
  • Liaising with other medical and non-medical staff in the hospital to ensure quality
    treatment;
  • Reporting on-call (off shifts, weekends and holidays) as scheduled;
  • Ensuring that comprehensive hospital medical records for all in and outpatients are
    accurately; and
  • Providing educational and clinical experience for clinical staff.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and analytical skills with meticulous attention to
  • Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board and hold a valid
    practicing license.
  • Computer literacy, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work effectively with a team in a culturally diverse environment
  • To apply visit
  • Medical Officer – Priority Job Portal (priorityactivator.com)

Fully Funded Fellowship For 25 Entrepreneurs

  • The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme (YFP) is a six-month fellowship for 25 leaders uplifting emerging and developing markets towards a sustainable future. We offer targeted support to scale our founders’ ventures and develop their leadership abilities, with the following programme plan:
    • Kick-Off Conference: A two-day digital kick-off conference will take place in the last week of September 2021;
    • Remote Programme: From October 2021 – March 2022, the Young Founders will receive six months of support including a personal mentor, alumni buddy, monthly peer mentoring sessions, monthly expert workshops and networking opportunities with corporates and investors;
    • Berlin Conference: The ten best performing Young Founders will be invited to a five-day conference in Spring 2022. During this conference, the founders will have the opportunity to pitch in front of investors, participate in workshops, join networking events and get an insight into the German start-up scene.
    • Selection Criteria

      YFP is looking for entrepreneurs with high potential for impact and growth to become leaders of a sustainable future, with the following criteria:
    • You have recently (in the last five years) started a for-profit company focused on developing or emerging markets;
    • Your company possesses a scalable business model that has ideally generated revenue or secured a first round of external funding;
    • You or your business possesses disruptive qualities that can increase the quality, impact or inclusiveness of the industry;
    • You possess a good working knowledge of English;
    • You are available to attend the digital kick-off conference and can make time to participate in programme activities for the six months.
  • Application procedure
    The following application will provide our Programme Team with an understanding of your startup and profile. Please have the following key elements ready:
    • Your startup pitch deck
    • Basic financial information (i.e. revenues, funding)
    • Your LinkedIn profile and/or CV With these on hand, the application will take approximately 20 minutes.
    •  Only complete applications will be reviewed.

      The key application dates are as follows:
    • Application deadline: Friday, September 3 at 11:59 CEST
    • Interviews with shortlisted candidates: September 13-17, 2021
    • Notification of all applicants: September 20, 2021

For further information Visit:

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

Research Officer at KAM

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Job Purpose
This position is responsible for carrying out research on economic, business and political trends, do data analysis, drafting policy briefs, sector position papers and editing all publications for the organization in support of fact based advocacy initiatives at KAM.


Duties and Responsibilities

Conducting research on political, economic and business issues particularly those affecting the business environment for the industry,

Write, edit and publish Policy Briefs, Economic Updates, Intelligence reports, Position Papers, Research

Publications, among others;

Review the County and National budget processes and inform members on a timely basis for their input;

Provide technical support and input to inform KAM’s effective participation in budget forums and influence budget policy. This includes tracking and documenting the process and its outcomes;

Develop draft sector positions on various issues for validation by the sector members;

Editing KAM research, policy and advocacy publications;

Preparing a Policy Tracker, barometer and economic updates;

Do data collection and analysis on members’ concerns and general economic trends;

Carry out market and economic surveys;

Prepare the KAM manufacturing priority agenda (MPA) in conjunction with the research team;

Support the preparation of the manufacturing survey and related reports;

Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Supervisor or the head of unit or the CEO.

Method of Application

Interested and qualifying candidates to complete online application and submit CV and Application letter only to hr@kam.co.ke  indicating the words “Research Officer” on the email subject line so as to reach us not later than 25th August, 2021