Monthly Archives: September 2016

Mercy Corps Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job

 

Mercy Corps is a leading global relief and development agency saving and improving lives in the world’s toughest places.
 In more than 40 countries, we partner with local people to put bold ideas into action, help them overcome adversity and build stronger communities.
We help communities survive and move beyond emergencies. When natural disasters strike, economies collapse or conflict flares, Mercy Corps is there.
Working with communities, we leverage local logic to help people transform their lives to grow more food, earn higher incomes and ultimately advocate for their needs.

We see global challenges as an invitation to pioneer innovative, sustainable solutions.
Mercy Corps is looking for committed and dynamic individual to take up the following position.
 
Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Kenya Election Violence Prevention and 
Response Program (KEVP)
 
Location: Kisumu County (With Frequent Travel to Nakuru, And Nandi Counties)
 
Program / Department Summary: Mercy Corps implements high-quality, analytical development work in very difficult places.
We have been operating in Kenya since 2008 and are presently implementing development programs across the Central, Rift Valley, North Western and Northern Eastern regions of Kenya.
The Kenya Election Violence Prevention and Response Program (KEVP) will work to mitigate the risk of escalation of election-related violence in the lead up to, during, and immediately following the Kenyan elections scheduled for August 2017.
KEVP will shore up ongoing efforts of Kenyan civil society organizations, including student organizations, youth Bunges (parliaments) and the local private sector, religious groups, as well as current USG partners in Kisumu, Nakuru, Nandi, and when need arises, Nairobi, to ensure that youth and communities are able to remain resilient to political manipulation and ensure a peaceful election.
KEVP will work with these key stakeholders to create communications materials such as film to be used in workshop trainings and for public screenings.
The program will establish and strengthen existing local networks, including the 2013 Champions for Peace networks in Kisumu and Nakuru, establish county level Early Warning Early Response (EWER) Hubs, and link them to Uwiano platform, leverage different players and networks to preempt political manipulation by providing administrative and logistical support to enable them to monitor risks, and develop actionable plans for prevention and response.
 
General Position Summary: Reporting to the Chief of party, this position is a key part of Mercy Corps’ Program quality assurance, accountability, documentation and learning team.
The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer will support the Kenya Election Violence Prevention program (KEVP) in planning and execution of monitoring and evaluation activities, ensuring quality in accordance with accepted standards, providing essential feedback for learning, accountability and decision making.
S/he will be responsible for providing internal capacity building for program staff on monitoring and evaluation activities as well as review and development of necessary tools that feed into needs of Mercy Corps and donor reporting requirements.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Generate and implement monitoring and evaluation tools;
  • Play a key role in the development of intervention designs, sector strategies and M&E frameworks;
  • Coordinate assessments, evaluations and monitoring surveys in areas of operation. This will entail development of Scopes of Work, development of survey tools, trainings and management of data collectors, report write and facilitating results discussion;
  • Regularly document and share all learnings from program implements;
  • Maintain an up to date database that reflects progress (including disaggregated beneficiary counts) and donor indicators;
  • Build the capacity of all relevant team members to develop and maintain an excellent M&E system, and facilitate periodic reflection and analysis of program monitoring information that feeds into programming and learning;
  • Participate in on-going M&E training and support for all Mercy Corps programs;
  • Visit sites and partners to collect supplementary data, stories and conduct qualitative research both independently and in teams;
  • Maintain professional relationships with local government officials, private sector partners, NGOs, other development organizations, and civil society organizations;
  • Maintain an active advisory role with each program team member to help guide them towards robust and relevant data collection;
  • Actively participate in all implementation activities, providing advice and feedback for quality results at any point;
  • Work with the Chief of Party, the Deputy Chief of Party and Program Manager and other staffs to ensure that activities are implemented on plan and progress towards targets is not compromised;
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with partners and government departments;
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to credit Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its mission.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibility: None
 
Accountability
 
Reports Directly To: Chief of Party
 
Works Directly With: All Program staff in Kisumu, Nakuru, Nandi and Nairobi
 
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Must hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Demography, Statistics, Business Administration or relevant field;
  • At least 3 years of program monitoring and evaluation experience;
  • Should understand concepts and demonstrate skills in monitoring and evaluation, project cycle, results chain and frameworks, participatory monitoring;
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in information analysis and writing comprehensive and high quality reports;
  • Should be able to design and implement surveys, have knowledge of commonly used probability and purposive sampling techniques;
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills;
  • Should have knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data collection, reporting techniques. S/he should understand and be able to apply basic measures of central tendency and spread;
  • In addition to Microsoft Excel, the incumbent should demonstrate fluency in use of at least one data management software including MS Access, SPSS, STATA;
  • Must be fluent both spoken and written English.
Success Factors:
The successful candidate will have the following characteristics:
  • Ability and curiosity to work comfortably and effectively in the cultural diverse settings of Kisumu, Nakuru and Nandi Counties.
  • Proven ability to work independently and cooperatively with team members
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures and meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and information management skills.
  • Proven ability to learn quickly, take initiative, and be accountable for results.

How to Apply

How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit a cover letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a recent supervisor) to ke-hrkenya@mercycorps.org on or before Tuesday 20th September, 2016 by 4.00pm.
The email subject line must clearly show the job title and location they are applying for.
Applications without an appropriate subject heading will be automatically disqualified.
Please do not attach any certificates.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Sales Executive – Signage and Printing Job

 

Our client is seeking to recruit qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter professionals to be part of its great team.

Sales Executive – Signage and Printing

Duties and Responsibilities
•Identify new business opportunities and convert into new clients
•Maintain and grown relationships with existing clients
•Follow-up on existing leads and cultivate new ones through effective marketing and business development strategies, such as cold-calling, networking in the community, attending fairs, events, etc. that present opportunities to promote our services and the company.
•Maintain organized, up to date records of clients and sales activity
•Develop and setup the sales process
•Provide post-sale support to the Accounts and Production teams, including making introductions, leading kick-off meetings, handing off requirements and addressing outstanding issues related to the sales, if they arise.
•Assist Creative Department in understanding the needs/wants of the client
•Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
•Represent the company in a professional manner at all times

Skills / Qualifications
•Must have strong knowledge of the outdoor advertising industry and well networked
•3-5 years industry experience in a similar role preferred
•Bachelors Degree or Diploma in Sales & Marketing
•Proven track record of meeting sales targets and revenue goals
•Excellent communication and negotiation skills
•Professional appearance and strong interpersonal skills
•Self motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision

How to Apply

Application mode If you meet the said requirements please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to: (DO NOT ATTACH CERTIFICATES) The Recruiter, placement.esquire@gmail.com NB: Clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email and indicate your current and expected salary. Closing date for applications is Friday, 23rd September 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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Kenya: RECEPTIONIST-KISII, MIGORI & NAIROBI

Organization: University of Maryland
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 16 Sep 2016

Position Summary

The Receptionist consistently provides primary telephone and reception coverage for the MGIC Kenya office. He or She assists with incoming telephone calls, distributes mail, faxes and general deliveries in a timely fashion and greets and offers general assistance to staff and visitors in a professional, friendly and courteous manner. In addition, he or she serves as resource to staff regarding general office information, meeting locations and use of office equipment, including photocopiers.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Effective and efficient management of incoming and outgoing telephone calls/messages;
  2. Receiving and recording parcels to facilitate communication;
  3. Receiving and directing visitors to the respective officers/offices to maintain order;
  4. Effective management of telephone calls to facilitate cost control;
  5. Ensuring that the front office area is clean and tidy;
  6. Ensuring that the telephone numbers and extensions are all working and report any faulty lines to the relevant department; and
  7. Ensuring timely opening and closing of the main office doors and safe custody of the keys.
  8. Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system Open, sort and distribute incoming correspondence.

Required Qualifications

  1. Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Human Resource Management, Secretarial Studies, Public Relations or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  2. Proven work experience of at least one (1) year in a related field;
  3. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) grade ‘C’ plain and above; and
  4. Certificate in computer application skills from a recognized institution.
  5. Be good at networking.
  6. Good organizational and communication skills
  7. Accuracy / attention to detail
  8. Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

How to apply:

If you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your application and CV to hr@mgickenya.org by September 16, 2016. Candidates are required to quote the title of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

Examinations Officer Job At Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

Examinations Officer Job At Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development established under the Civil Aviation Act, No. 21 of 2013. The Authority is seeking to recruit qualified Kenyan citizens to fill vacant positions in the establishment

KCAA SCALE 8
(REF: EASA/AS/32/16)
Department / Section: Examinations
Reports To: Head of Examinations

Examinations Officer Job Purpose

  • To implement EASA examination programme in compliance with the requirements of the regulator(s) and external examination bodies such as KCAA, IATA, KNEC and ICAO

Examinations Officer Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinating the implementation of the examinations programme by all the teaching departments and the students.
  • Planning for and ensuring timely provision and arrangement of examination
    materials and other requirements, including rooms, furniture, and staffing.
  • Type setting, proof reading and ensuring that examinations are in the prescribed format for EASA.
  • Assisting the Head of Examinations to coordinate the timetabling and administration of examinations, both internal and external.
  • Initiating procurement and liaising with necessary departments to procure equipment, material and any facilities, computerized or otherwise, required by EASA in order to properly handle the type and nature of examination being  conducted.
  • Preparing examination results as appropriate and maintaining appropriate
    records.
  • Assisting in the maintenance and safeguarding of EASA’s examinations’ equipment and assets to ensure that they are in good working conditions
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Examinations.

Qualifications For Examinations Officer Job

  • A university degree in Education or Equivalent
  • A certificate in Examinations Management and Administration
  • 1 year in examinations administration
  • 2 years teaching experience
  • Working experience in the aviation industry will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of quality systems in higher learning institutions and applicable ICAO requirements
  • Knowledge and application of course design, training methodology design and test item development
  • Strong people management skills, with the ability to guide / correct the performance of others.
  • Ability to plan and budget for resources, human or otherwise, to achieve targets.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Office Suite and Desktop Publishing Tools.

 

How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates for the job vacancies are required to apply online by logging into KCAA recruitment portal at here
  • Fill in the required information and attach copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV indicating among other things current day time telephone and full contact of three professional referees. The applications should be received not later than 23rd September 2016.
  • Hardcopy applications are also acceptable but applicants are required to quote the job reference No. on the envelope and application letter, then submit to the address indicated below. Take note that online applications will still be required even if hard copy applications are submitted. Female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • The Director General Kenya Civil Aviation Authority KCAA AVIATION HOUSE P. O. BOX 30163 – 00100 NAIROBI

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Kenya: DIGITAL CONTENT OFFICER – AFRICA

Organization: World Animal Protection
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 11 Sep 2016

Background

World Animal Protection is a truly global organisation, working in over 50 countries across the world, with offices in every continent. Our vision is a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty has ended. We protect animals because we believe a sustainable future for the planet can only be achieved if both animals and people are part of the solution.

The Africa Team is seeking a Digital Content Officer as a key step in driving our global strategy to move the world to protect animals. The position is based at the Africa Office in Nairobi, and the incumbent reports to the Head of Communications – Africa.

Main Purpose of the Role

The Digital Content Officer supports World Animal Protection’s strategy to move the world to protect animals by producing compelling stories and content for digital channels which engages and inspires audiences to take action.

The role produces high quality visual and written content to drive engagement across World Animal Protection’s digital and social media platforms, working closely with marketing, communication, fundraising and campaign colleagues to help raise the profile of our organization on a regional level, grow our supporter base, and engage a community of supporters ready to end animal suffering on a global scale.

Accountabilities

  • Deepening supporter engagement which supports our campaign and fundraising objectives across digital channels.
  • Developing and implementing communication plans, producing effective and compelling digital content and monitoring and analyzing the effectiveness of our digital engagement strategies.

Duties and Responsibilities

Research and strategy

  • Develop a strong understanding of the local market, our online audiences and the type of content that drives successful campaign and fundraising actions
  • Work closely with the global digital team to develop a local web content strategy that supports and extends World Animal Protection’s communications, fundraising and campaigns reach.

Content creation

  • Develop creative content ideas that are SEO-friendly and that maximise opportunities for click-throughs and conversion, driving up World Animal Protection’s engagement of supporters
  • Manage local digital channels, optimizing performance and maximizing conversion opportunities across social media, website and email channels
  • Gather information, data and raw content from within and outside World Animal Protection, in order to produce compelling visual and graphic content (including but not limited to video, images, infographics and animations) for World Animal Protection’s website and social media channels, with limited support from external suppliers
  • Test new digital strategies for impact and ROI, such as SMS marketing
  • Work with the Global Marketing, Communications and Fundraising teams, as well as in global virtual working groups, to support delivery of campaigns, milestones and other global priorities

Measurement and evaluation

  • Lead reporting and analysis of World Animal Protection’s digital communications efforts at a local level Conduct ongoing usability tests to gauge content effectiveness, by gathering data and handling analytics, and to make recommendations based on those results
  • Work with the Global Marketing and Communications team to report against consistent, global metrics

Organisational responsibilities

  • Actively participate in building our brand and maintain the integrity of our brand to support our profile, lead generation, income and engagement.
  • Help secure resources (income) and reach (people and partnerships) by actively contributing to our supporter relationships, fundraising, communications, and donor reporting.
  • Contribute to a learning culture and create a positive working environment for staff.
  • The post holder may be required to travel internationally to provide support or participate in World Animal Protection’s activities as and when required.

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Substantial experience creating compelling multimedia content for digital channels including writing for information and interaction content for the web, social media and email
  • Skilled using tools to manage and create content including content management systems, email marketing systems and social media monitoring and management tools
  • Skilled in gathering data on digital activity, analysing and interpreting results including use of Google Analytics and performance dashboards
  • Experience reporting on and conducting analysis of digital engagement
  • Experience of gathering information, data and raw content from a range of sources within and outside an organisation
  • Experience working to tight deadlines to deliver high quality content
  • Experience of usability testing
  • Knowledge of legal and statutory requirements for digital content including accessibility, transparency and data protection
  • Experience with data management, segmentation and email optimization techniques
  • Experience maintaining efficient administration systems including schedules and reports
  • Ability to work with people from different cultural backgrounds, in different cultural settings and time zones
  • Flexibility to travel

Desirable

  • Familiarity with SMS marketing and Drupal Content Management Systems
  • Knowledge of animal welfare issues.

Qualifications

Degree in communications, marketing, public relations, digital marketing or equivalent work experience

How to apply:

Applications only via email to: africarecruitment@worldanimalprotection.org referencing the job title to:

Regional Director for Africa
World Animal Protection
Shelter court; N0 140, Manyani East Rd, off James Gichuru Rd.
P.O Box 66580-00800,
Nairobi, Kenya

The applications should reach us on or before 11 September, 2016 at 5.00 pm East African Time.

www.worldanimalprotection.org

BIMAS Kenya Internships

Credit Officers Internship At BIMAS

BIMAS is seeking to offer internship opportunities for those interested in working within the microfinance sector as loan officers. These candidates will work as interns and will be given an opportunity to be trained in all areas of Credit.
Internship programs run for 3 (three) months).

Qualifications For Credit Officers Internship

  • Must be computer literate
  • Have attained a Minimum of  C plain at KCSE
  • Be at least 23 years and above
  • Completed a Diploma in business administration, business management , cooperative management or its equivalent
  • Be willing and ready to use a motorbike
  • Be a person of high integrity, results oriented, open to learning, fast learner , self driven and a team player.

We have offices in Embu, Nairobi, nakuru, marimanti, maua, nanyuki, machakos, Nyahururu, kitengela, makueni, Tala, Kitui, Kibwezi, Mwingi, masii, Nkubu, Kerugoya, Kiritiri, nyeri, mwea , Thika, matuu, Murang’a, Kiambu, Meru, Chuka, Mikinduri, Emali, laare, Kasarani, Loitoktok, Limuru, Siakago.

Kindly indicate your preferred location in your application.
Applications not indicating a preferred location will be disqualified.

 

How to Apply

  • Apply through the email address below;-
  • The HR and Administration Manager BIMAS Kenya Limited Email; recruitment@bimaskenya.com
  • NB: Applications that do not follow the guidelines provided above will be disqualified. Indicate the position applied for as the subject of your email. Kindly note that this is an internship opportunity thus is not compensated

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Kenya: HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICER-NAIROBI, MIGORI & KISII

Organization: University of Maryland
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 16 Sep 2016

Position Summary

Under the supervision of HR & Admin Manager, the Human Resource Officer will develop, coordinate and implement policies and programmes relating to the effective use of personnel within MGIC. Formulate practices that drive an employee-oriented, high performance culture emphasizing empowerment, quality, productivity and goal attainment.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. To support managers on recruitment related activities. This involves; advising on job descriptions, ensuring that all recruitment, selection and assessment materials and tools are clear, relevant and appropriate; providing support on designing the selection process and participating in the interview process
  2. Coordinate induction of new staff
  3. Manage employee records and carry out HR administrative tasks such as time sheet and leave management;
  4. Develop, coordinate and improve performance management systems;
  5. Develop and implement MGIC’s HR Strategy;
  6. Oversee the monthly payroll administration.
  7. Manage the staff benefits.
  8. Advise the organization on HR best practices and ensure compliance to the country labour laws and the organization’s HR policies;
  9. Liaise with department heads to identify and assess employee training needs and development areas;
  10. Manage compensation and administration of employee payroll and benefits;
  11. Responsible for ensuring employee safety, welfare, wellness and health including ensuring fire alarms and emergency exits are operational;
  12. Coordinate Corporate Social Responsibility projects;
  13. Provide counselling when necessary and handle all employee grievances; and
  14. Act as the key liaison for Insurance Companies providing services to MGIC.

Required Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with strong Human Resource Management training.
  2. Strong HR technical skills and capacity with at least 5 years of practical experience on the field.
  3. A Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  4. NGO experience a must.
  5. One (1) year at supervisory level.
  6. Membership of IHRM
  7. Excellent Interpersonal and communication skills
  8. Management and leadership skills
  9. Conflict and Mediation Skills
  10. Computer literacy
  11. Counselling skill.

How to apply:

If you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your application and CV to hr@mgickenya.org by September 16, 2016. Candidates are required to quote the TITLE & LOCATION of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

Accountant Job At Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

Accountant Job At Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

KCAA SCALE 8
(REF: FD/02/16)
Department / Section: Finance (EASA)

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development established under the Civil Aviation Act, No. 21 of 2013. The Authority is seeking to recruit qualified Kenyan citizens to fill vacant positions in the establishment

Accountant Job Purpose

  • To design and implement an effective accounting and internal control system for the East African School of Aviation, supervise revenue activities and maintain proper and complete records of all revenue accruing from training and conferencing activities at EASA

Accountant Job  Responsibilities

  • Reviewing records of all transactions on a daily basis to ensure that they form an accurate and complete basis for revenue recognition and reporting.
  • Supervising the invoicing process for credit sales to ensure that invoices are accurate, complete and that they are prepared on a timely basis.
  • Supervising the receipt of money from customers and maintaining security procedures to ensure that all money collected is banked intact.
  • Maintaining control accounts and reconciling them to ledger records and investigating any variances arising out of the reconciliations.
  • Responding to audits, customers and management queries on matters relating to EASA revenue.
  • Supervising and coordinating the activities of the revenue clerks
  • Planning and implementing staff training and motivation plans and addressing skills development
  • Preparing and submitting periodic revenue reports to the Senior Accountant Revenue Assurance
  • Carrying out any other duties within their competence assigned by Management

Qualifications For Accountant Job

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting option) or Business related field
  • Professional Qualifications: Minimum of CPA (II) or equivalent
  • Experience
  • At least three years in a busy accounting environment including supervisory functions.
  • Computer literate and practical knowledge of accounting information systems.
  • Broad-based accounting and financial knowledge as is required for a generalist accountant (ledger, revenue collection, accounts payables and budget planning).
  • Detail oriented and accurate.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates for the job vacancies are required to apply online by logging into KCAA recruitment portal at here Fill in the required information and attach copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV indicating among other things current day time telephone and full contact of three professional referees. The applications should be received not later than 23rd September 2016. Hardcopy applications are also acceptable but applicants are required to quote the job reference No. on the envelope and application letter, then submit to the address indicated below. Take note that online applications will still be required even if hard copy applications are submitted. Female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Director General Kenya Civil Aviation Authority KCAA AVIATION HOUSE P. O. BOX 30163 – 00100 NAIROBI

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Kenya: PROCUREMENT OFFICER-NAIROBI, MIGORI & KISII

Organization: University of Maryland
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 16 Sep 2016

Position Summary

Under the supervision of Procurement Manager, The Procurement Officer will manage project procurement and ensure compliance with MGIC policies, contractual terms and other applicable rules and regulations, support the procurement of a wide-range of goods, commodities, and services through subcontracts and purchase orders. The role will undertake procurement functions that include preparing specifications and solicitation documents, managing bid evaluations and overseeing vendor selection process. Ensuring supply planning to meet project needs and requirements; achieving compliance to Donor Grants and UMB procedures and systems and upholding high standards in supplies ethics.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Manage vendor relationships, contacts, and pre-qualifications lists.
  2. Provide input to project procurement for financial and other reports.
  3. Maintain procurement files (paper and electronic backup) according to policies and procedures.
  4. Provide procurement procedures and policy guidance and interpretation to program staff.
  5. Coach, mentor, and train program staff on procurement policies and procedures.
  6. Support the procurement of a wide-range of goods, commodities, and services through sub-contracts and purchase orders.
  7. Develop tools and forms required for procurements, contracts, and other agreements such as bid analyses and selection and negotiation memos.
  8. Undertake procurement functions that include preparing specifications and solicitation documents, managing bid evaluations.
  9. Overseeing vendor selection process.
  10. Manage the project procurement and ensure compliance with MGIC policies, contractual terms and other applicable rules and regulations.
  11. Liaise with the Finance Department to ensure correct vendor payments, follow through on financial procurement budgets and accuracy of financial procurement documentation presented;
  12. Manage communication with vendors and staff to facilitate smooth implementation of procurement procedures.
  13. Draft requests for quotations and proposals and participate in comparison and evaluation of bids;
  14. Facilitate and follow up on approvals of requisite documents required in the procurement process;

Required Qualifications

  1. University degree in Supply chain management, Business Administration or related field with 5 years of practical experience in similar position.
  2. Postgraduate diploma in Purchasing and Supplies (CIPS)
  3. Membership of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management
  4. Four (4) years relevant experience, 1 year experience at supervisory level.
  5. Three (3) years’ NGO experience in procurement a must.
  6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  7. Negotiation skills
  8. Certified knowledge of donor rules and regulations on procurement and funds management.
  9. Computer literacy
  10. Planning and organisational skills

How to apply:

If you meet the above qualifications, you are requested to send your application and CV to hr@mgickenya.org by September 16, 2016. Candidates are required to quote the TITLE & LOCATION of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

Personal Assistant Job At Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

Personal Assistant Job At Kenya Civil Aviation Authority

KCAA SCALE 6 (REF: D/02/16)
Department / Section: Directorate
Reports To: Director General

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development established under the Civil Aviation Act, No. 21 of 2013. The Authority is seeking to recruit qualified Kenyan citizens to fill vacant positions in the establishment

Personal Assistant Job Purpose

  • To provide an efficient and responsive administrative, Organizational, and logistical service to the Director General and helping to manage and prioritize his time.

Personal Assistant Job Responsibilities

  • Managing and maintaining the Director General’s diary and email account.
  • Ensuring busy diary commitments, papers and travel arrangements are managed effectively
  • Scheduling on behalf of the Director General meetings between him and his direct reports and the committees and groups to which he is a member.
  • Following up on correspondence delegated to departmental heads and other managers for action.
  • Filtering general information, queries, phone calls and invitations to the
  • Director General by redirecting or taking forward such contacts as appropriate.
  • Ensuring the Director General is fully briefed on and prepared for any engagements he is involved in.
  • Preparing correspondence on behalf of the Director General including the drafting of general replies.
  • Ensuring guests meeting with the Director General are well taken care of.
  • Coordinating corporate visits, appointments and travel arrangements.
  • Providing internal and external administrative and protocol support.
  • Writing speeches, reports and other critical corporate documents
  • Performing any other official duty as may be directed by the Director General from time to time.

Qualifications For Personal Assistant Job

  • A bachelor’s degree in business or social sciences from a recognized university.
  • Advanced secretarial training is an added advantage.
  • Training in Customer Service
  • Knowledge of law and its practices is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS) is an added advantage.

Experience

  • Three years post qualification experience in a comparable position.
  • Knowledge and skills
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, organized, assertive and enthusiastic team player who is change oriented.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office packages
  • Ability to manage large volumes of work.
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate high level of confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of protocol issues.

 

How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates for the job vacancies are required to apply online by logging into KCAA recruitment portal at here
  • Fill in the required information and attach copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV indicating among other things current day time telephone and full contact of three professional referees. The applications should be received not later than 23rd September 2016.
  • Hardcopy applications are also acceptable but applicants are required to quote the job reference No. on the envelope and application letter, then submit to the address indicated below. Take note that online applications will still be required even if hard copy applications are submitted. Female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • The Director General Kenya Civil Aviation Authority KCAA AVIATION HOUSE P. O. BOX 30163 – 00100 NAIROBI

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