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Kenya: Manager – Innovations in Maternal, Newborn, Child Health (MNCH)

Organization: Concern Worldwide
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 May 2018

Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan nationals for the following position:

Job Title: Manager – Innovations in Maternal, Newborn, Child Health (MNCH)

Reports to: Coordinator – Health and Nutrition

Job Location: Nairobi

Contract Details:

One (1) Year Fixed Term Renewable Contract Subject to Availability of Funds and Performance

Monthly Starting Salary – Kes 197,077

Group Pension after Confirmation of Appointment

Group Medical Cover (1Principal + 2 Dependants)

Group Life Cover

Group Personal Accident Cover

Job Summary:

The position holder will report to the Health and Nutrition, Coordinator, Concern Worldwide. She/he will be responsible for providing necessary support to the Maker for MNCH project as well as other assigned activities. He will have the prime responsibility of designing and delivering cutting-edge health solutions to underserved communities in partnerships with priority stakeholders (implementing partners, private sector, NGOs, government, foundations, etc.). He will represent Concern in the health innovation, research and development ecosystem.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

· Providing organizational and technical leadership in social entrepreneurship, business incubation innovations and user centred design and the application of these principal in health and nutrition.

· Provide technical support and guide capacity building efforts in MNCH for implementing partners; trainings, mentorship, hack-a-thons, innovation deep dives etc.

· Work closely with implementing partners to provide guidance and support to entrepreneurs to help them develop, adapt, test products/services

· Work closely with collaborating partners in the implementation of the Maker for MNCH Project

· Coordinate and sustain a good working relationship with implementing partners to ensure that the program deliverables are on track.

· Contribute to and maintain strong links with other programme managers (livelihoods, health and nutrition, community empowerment and Advocacy) to reinforce a strong Concern programme approach.

· Assist in advocacy to inform policy makers and assist in policy review based on programme learning and field based evidence.

· Contribute to the development of programme strategies, annual proposal and work plans

Representation:

· Representing Concern in national and county meetings in the health innovation, research and development ecosystem especially.

· Represent Concern at MNCH technical meetings at national and county levels with the ultimate aim of translating evidence generated by the project into appropriate policy improvement.

· Support the communication team in developing communications materials related to the project

Monitoring and Evaluation

· Participate in monitoring through field support visits, joint supervision

· Assist in managing results framework within Concern and partners

· Participate in development of annual programme proposal and work plans

· Assist in preparation of programme proposals for submission to donors for funding

· Assist in preparation of high quality written reports for Concern and donors

Responding to Emergencies:

· Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as and when necessary

· Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies

Programme Participant Protection Policy

· To adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct.

· To support and promote the standards outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct to their team, partner organisations and beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment.

· • To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential for abuse in Concern programme (as per P4 section 6).

Job Specification:

· A degree is required in Health, Engineering, Business or related field

· At least five (5) years’ experience working in social entrepreneurship, design for social impact, user centered design in health or related field with at least two (2) years’ experience in a supervisory or managerial role

· Significant experience/knowledge of MoH systems, particularly at national level and working with and through local partners

· Ability to plan for, manage, and successfully complete multiple complex projects simultaneously and in budget.

· Experience developing social impact measurement frameworks and reporting approaches.

· Excellent programme planning, monitoring and evaluation, interpersonal and report writing skills

· Flawless written and oral communication skills. Powerful interpersonal skills, strong social antennae and the ability to use these to influence outcomes. Able to adapt style and approach based on context.

· Proficiency in computer aided design, manufacturing an added advantage.

How to apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV and Cover Letter only to nairobi.hr@concern.net with the subject of the email as ‘Manager – Innovations in MNCH’. The closing date for applications is Sunday 13th May 2018.

Each application must include at least three referees who can validate technical expertise. Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Concern has a Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct which has been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants, especially beneficiaries, from abuse and exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, partner organisations, and anyone engaged by Concern or visiting our programmes, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context all Concern staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct of their work in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission.

Any candidate offered a job with Concern will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Code of Conduct candidates demonstrate they have understood its content and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of this document.

Any breach of the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct by employees of Concern during the course of their employment will result in disciplinary action up to, and including, dismissal

Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental international humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

‘Concern’ is the trading name of ‘Concern Worldwide’, a company limited by guarantee, registered number 39647; registered charity number CHY 5745, registered in Ireland, registered address is 52-55 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Follow Concern online: www.concern.net

CONCERN WORLDWIDE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT CHARGE FOR ANY KIND OF RECRUITMENT

Kenya: Partnerships Manager (Private Sector), P-4, ESARO, Nairobi, Kenya, #87508

Organization: UN Children's Fund
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 14 May 2018

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a chance

Since the formal inception of UNICEF’s private sector operations in 2014 on the African continent, UNICEF has developed regional level strategies for strong growth in private sector fundraising and partnerships and non-financial engagement with the private sector across two regions – Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) and Western and Central Africa (WCA). These strategies are in line with the UNICEF global private sector strategy, and contextualized for the African environment. They indicate a holistic approach for engaging with the private sector, which is defined as the business sector, key influencers (e.g. high net worth philanthropists, opinion leaders and private foundations) and individual supporters to achieve both financial results (fundraising targets) and contribute to programmatic and advocacy results (non-financial contributions). This includes harnessing the power of business for children, through fundraising and partnerships with key audiences, tapping into business core assets and their influence to support programme and advocacy, and changing business policy/practice through the Child Rights and Business agenda.

How can you make a difference

Under the leadership of the Senior Advisor, Public Private Partnerships, ESARO, the incumbent willdrive implementation of the ESAR private sector strategy including regional fundraising and partnerships, technical guidance to Country Offices, and training for colleagues throughout the region. The post will also coordinate with the private sector team in WCAR and act as the administrative focal point for PFP for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Guide the development and updating of Private Sector fundraising and non-financial engagement strategies at regional and country levels.

  • Regularly update the situation analysis in ESAR impacting fundraising and other forms of engagement with the private sector, including the trends in sustainability and global norms, including the Children’s Rights and Business Principles, and priority industries with impact on children’s rights and well-being.
  • Prepare an annual review of fundraising and non-financial engagement progress against the 2018-2021 ESAR Private Sector Strategy and update the annual Action Plan. In the lead-up to the next strategic period, coordinate with PFP, WCARO, and COs to help guide the development of an updated regional strategy in line with global and Africa-wide strategies.*
  • Provide strategic guidance and tools to COs in the development and implementation of country level private sector fundraising and engagement strategies. In particular for Stage 1-2 COs, utilize key processes such as the development of CPDs to link private sector work to programme priorities result frameworks.
  • Guide regional and CO engagement of stakeholders in a holistic approach to corporate engagement, including advancement of business contributions to programme results and integration of child rights in business practices.
  • Facilitate learning and knowledge exchange in the region, including through webinars and workshops. Capture and share learnings and good practices on engagement with business, key influencers and individual supporters.
  • As a CO demonstrates strong and consistent progress with financial and non-financial results, coordinate with PFP, ESARO, and the CO on the transition to a different “stage,” which brings higher priority PFP support and accountabilities.

    Develop new Regional Strategic Partnerships

  • Provide leadership and direct support in the development of new high value bilateral and multi-stakeolder partnerships and collaboration in ESAR, and guidance to continental partnerships, which bring increased financial resources and contribute to positive impacts for children through non-financial engagement. These partnerships could be continental, regional, or sub-regional.
  • Guide research on prospects, to lead to an ongoing list of high priority prospects for regional (or continental) partnerships or non-financial engagement, in line with programme priorities.
  • Network and engage at the regional level in ESAR with key forums, platforms, associations, networks and other major entities to advocate for children, promote respect and support to children rights and position UNICEF for strategic partnership and fundraising opportunities.
  • In coordination with RO and CO colleagues, prepare investment cases and pitch documents to enable partnership development, ensuring due diligence and alignment with programme priorities.
  • Close key regional partnerships, including MoU finalization, communication plan, and appropriate implementation and management plans.
  • Steward Regional Partnerships

  • Steward existing regional partnerships, including regional reporting and primary relationship management, with the goal of expanding and/or renewing appropriate partnerships.
  • For the highest priority regional partnerships in ESAR, act as key interlocutor for ongoing stewardship as well as renewal of the partnership, and provide guidance on the same for WCAR.
  • Ensure appropriate engagement with RO and COs on regional partnerships, including regular communications and the required reporting.
  • As private sector capacity increases in COs or RO, oversee the coordination and stewardship of some regional partnerships by other professional staff.
  • Technical Assistance

  • Provide clear strategic direction and guidance to the Regional Office and Country Offices in ESAR on the development of private sector fundraising and non-financial engagement approaches and activities.
  • Share clear global and continental/regional guidance and best practice on all key focus areas of the private sector in the region.*
  • Provide direct technical support to COs on key private sector fundraising processes such as due diligence and agreements and the development of holistic partnerships, integrating with programme priorities and integration of child rights in operations.
  • Provide overall technical support, in close coordination with the Child Rights and Business Specialist for the region, to COs on non-financial engagement.
  • Provide support to COs on private sector operations, including banking of donations, monitoring, and reporting.
  • Provide support in other related tasks and larger partnership team objectives to ensure an integrated approach.
  • Support the relationship with PFP at the regional level, to ensure alignment on the development of private sector activities in the region.

  • Facilitate close collaboration and dialogue between PFP and COs on technical and operational issues.
  • Provide reports to PFP and key stakeholders on progress and areas requiring support in the region.
  • To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • An advanced university degree in social sciences, business administration, management, Corporate Social Responsibility marketing, fundraising or related field. A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of 8 years relevant and progressively responsible professional work experience including private sector fundraising, philanthropy, and corporate social responsibility / sustainability.
  • Knowledge of private sector fundraising, philanthropy and corporate social responsibility / sustainability is required.
  • Experience working or living in Africa is an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required;fluency inFrenchis highly desirable.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    The technical competencies required for this post are…

  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts (iii)
  • Planning and Organizing (ii)
  • Applying technical expertise (ii)
  • Relating and Networking(iii)
  • Entrepreneurial thinking (ii)
  • Persuading and Influencing (iii)
  • View our competency framework at

    http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    Remarks:

    Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

    How to apply:

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=512621

    Kenya: FILED COORDINATOR

    Organization: Marie Stopes International
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 11 May 2018

    This position reports to the Community Liaison Officer and is part of the Marketing department.

    Its purpose is to foster an environment that supports community involvement particularly in relation to the youth, safe abortion services, contraceptive uptake, ownership and partnerships with community / youth groups in MSK’s work. In particular the role will seek and deliver increased engagement by adolescents and community engagement structures. Working to support work across all channels the role with stimulate ideas, facilitate discussions and support effective technical engagement. The role will also offer support and collaboration between the programmatic work and the government to ensure increased demand for our services within communities served for a sustainable social enterprise model of family planning and sexual reproductive health services.

    The strategic purpose of the Department is strategic exploitation of demand generation opportunities benefiting the fulfillment of MSK's mission.

    1.Coordinate demand generation for the adolescent reproductive health project and any other MSK project across all channels within the region

    Activities include:

    • Carry out community entry processes to ensure an enabling community environment for demand generation for MSK services
    • Developing/ coordinating activities which will create platforms for disseminating SRHR and ASRH info such as health talks, meet up sessions/ dialogues with youth and parents / gate keepers
    • Recruitment of influential youth groups and community groups to disseminate ASRH information
    • Engagement and liaison with community organisations and associations targeting youth for partnership / mobilization for services across all MSK channels
    • Dissemination of IEC materials in all MSK demand generation activities and facilitating branding of all CHVs/ IPC agents and connectors

    2. Identification , mapping and conducting conversation within hot spots aimed at increasing referrals for abortion services

    Key activities here include:

    1. Mapping hotspots where abortions frequently occur

    2. Training IPC agents to refer for abortion services

    3. Supervision of community mobilization agents ( as per county / project / channel requirements ) and IPC agents including carrying out specific community engagement

    4. Develop strategy for each of the hotspots identified to create awareness on abortion services

    5. Develop none traditional linkages and channels in collaboration with service providers to offer abortion services

    6. Regular attendance of forums / meetings to make presentations and open discussions on safe abortion issues within formal and informal networks including women’s movements

    3. Supervision of Youth Peer Educators / Diva Connectors/ ambassadors and County Mobilization Agents ( CMAs) involved in the ASRH project and other MSK activities

    Activities include:

    • Maintain records of all the CHVs and YPEs appointed and working with respective community mobilization agents advance requests , surrenders and reports
    • Tracking of service uptake per activity and monthly compilation of number of people reached with information and services.
    • Pilot web based systems to track output from CHVs and other referral agents
    • Tracking of CMA and CHV monthly performance , branding and capacity needs
    • Organize recruitment and training of the YPEs/ connectors and CHVs on S/ SRH on need basis
    • Identifying the YPEs and CHVs who empathize with the adolescents and SAC
    • Ensure that the community mobilization agents are motivated to carry out the tasks including monitoring of the bonus schemes for CMAs and CHVs

    4. Stakeholder engagement – coordination of SRH activities in collaboration with the Sub- county Health Management Team and other partners

    • Activities include:
    • In collaboration with Regional Coordinators, organize briefings to relevant County authorities on the MSK activities
    • Involvement of CHMT/ SHMT in supervising trainings and other activities for CMAs, YPEs and CHVs
    • Coordination of the sub county HMTs on community engagement
    • Development of the community strategy for demand generation across all MSK channels
    • Identifying & engaging community structures who’ll be key influence points to the adolescents, passive mothers, aspiring pre-children

    5.**Collaboration with Service Providers with regards to provision of services**

    Activities include:

    • Monitoring service uptake by the adolescents, FP , free maternity services and SAC at the provided service points – MSK clinics, MSK Outreach and AMUA clinics
    • Continuous client feedback given to the RCs , team leads and centre managers based and recommendations
    • Creation of youth related space within the counties of implementation to ensure each channel is able to meet their targets on adolescents
    • In collaboration with the Outreach team, organize for tented outreaches , moonlight and private facility to increase service uptake
    • Facilitating monthly and quarterly review meetings with all channel leads and CMAs for planning and trouble shooting

    Knowledge skills and attitudes

    Qualifications:

    · Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, Marketing

    · Basic computer skills

    · Excellent communication and networking skills

    · Good understanding of local context and networks

    · Experience working with community and youth groups highly advantageous

    · Experience in coordinating events

    · Understanding of sexual reproductive health will be added advantage

    · Able to work independently

    · Flexible and adaptable

    · Confident in public speaking

    Skills and Experience:

    · Creativity in stimulating ideas and finding potential links between community activities and MSK’s work

    · Comfortable and confident in liaising with key government departments and local authorities that serve in particular younger groups.

    · Excellent communicator within MSK teams, partners and with community groups to develop ideas and formal agreements

    Attitude / Motivation:

    Successful performance at MSI is not simply defined in terms of ‘what’ people achieve, but equally is about ‘how’ people go about their jobs and the impact that they have on others. There are 13 key behaviours that MSI encourages in all employees and they are defined below:

    · Initiative

    Thinking ahead and taking action to make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution

    · Innovative

    Thinking creatively and outside of the box so that ideas generated create a positive outcome

    · Effective Communication

    Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques, using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and concise.

    · Responsive

    Being responsive to changing priorities and demands

    · Working Efficiently

    Planning, prioritising and organising work to ensure work is accurate and deadlines are met

    · Sharing Information

    Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality

    · Focus on Learning

    Taking responsibility for keeping knowledge and skills updated and for seeking opportunities to develop further

    · Commitment

    Awareness and understanding of goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going the extra mile to meet role requirements

    · Driven

    Drive and determination to deliver results

    · Accountable

    Taking responsibility for appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behaviour you demonstrate

    · Embracing Change

    Openness to embracing change within the organisation and being able to adjust plans/activities accordingly

    · Motivated

    Motivation towards achieving quality results to maximise potential

    · Team Player

    Working as part of a team by being supportive, flexible and showing respect for each other

    How to apply:

    • Applications quoting the position title with a detailed CV, contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be submitted to: pd@mariestopes.or.ke on or before 11 May, 2018.

    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    • If we do not contact you by 30 June 2018, please consider yourself unsuccessful.

    Kenya: CONTACT CENTER NURSE

    Organization: Marie Stopes International
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 11 May 2018

    This post reports to the Call Centre Coordinator. The purpose of the post is to contribute to the executions of MSK call centre’s overall digital strategy by continuously communicating and engaging with our clients and other stakeholders through various communication channels for information dissemination, providing professional counselling services, feedback and directing business through client bookings across all channels. The strategic purpose of the Department is: Exploitation of marketing opportunities and demand generation to benefit the fulfillment of MSK's mission. Provision of counselling, support and information to MSK Clients and employees

    1. Provision of counselling, support and information to MSK Clients and employees

    · Counselling and providing relevant information to clients and who access MSK through our call centre on reproductive health and related issues

    · Making outbound calls to all clients from our database to find out about their client experience when visiting our service delivery channels and making necessary recommendation. · Route calls and emails to the appropriate resource 2. Data entry to analyse communication with the clients Activities Include: · Enter new customer information into the system and maintain the Call Centre database

    3.Customer Information management

    · Capturing and continuously updating new client information on the call centre data base.

    · Conducting general follow ups to clients reaching our service delivery channels with specific emphasis on Family planning and cervical cancer screening.

    · Establishing and facilitating use of client staff and strategic partner’s databases to be used in strategic marketing via bulk SMS.

    · Timely escalation and resolution of all client queries using the defined escalation procedure.

    Personal development: Actively take responsibility for own development including ownership of own training and keeping skills and knowledge up to date, seeking support as required.

    Skills and Experience

    Qualifications:

    · Diploma in Nursing from a recognised learning institution.

    · Courses in customer care, communication, sales and marketing will be an added advantage.

    · Experience in counselling and working in a contact centre.

    · Recent graduates with interest in Non- bedside nursing and telemedicine are encouraged to apply.

    Experience:

    • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
    • Fluent communication in both English and Kiswahili with a clear neutral accent
    • At least one year working experience in an SRH organisation.
    • Customer service experience.
    • Knowledge of administration and clerical processes.
    • Good knowledge of MSK services and services delivery channels
    • Ability to work long hours and in a shift system
    • Prior experience in a call centre environment (an added advantage).
    • Female candidates are encouraged to apply

    Skills:

    · Verbal and written communication skills

    · Effective listening Skills

    · Attention to detail

    · Initiative

    · Non-judgemental

    · Adaptability

    · Excellent computer skills

    · Team work

    · Stress tolerance

    · Resilience

    · Positive attitude

    · Respect for others

    Attitude / Motivation:

    Successful performance at MSK is not simply defined in terms of ‘what’ people achieve, but equally is about ‘how’ people go about their jobs and the impact that they have on others. There are 13 key behaviours that MSI encourages in all employees and they are defined below:

    · Initiative

    Thinking and taking action to make the most of opportunities by finding the optimum solution

    · Innovative

    Thinking creatively and outside of the box so that ideas generated create a positive outcome

    · Effective Communication

    Communicating through active listening and good questioning techniques, using appropriate body language, ensuring information is clear and concise. Demonstrating diplomacy and maintaining confidentiality.

    · Responsive

    Being responsive to changing priorities and demands

    · Working Efficiently

    Planning, prioritising and organising work to ensure work is accurate and deadlines are met

    · Sharing Information

    Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality

    · Focus on Learning

    Taking responsibility for keeping knowledge and skills updated and for seeking opportunities to develop further

    · Commitment

    Awareness and understanding of MSK’s goals, vision and values and how your role impacts on this and going the extra mile to meet role requirements

    · Driven

    Drive and determination to deliver results

    · Accountable

    Taking responsibility for appropriate decisions that you make, and the actions and behaviour you demonstrate. Demonstrating integrity in all aspects of your work including financial integrity.

    · Embracing Change

    Openness to embracing change within the organisation and being able to adjust plans/activities accordingly

    · Motivated

    Motivation towards achieving quality results to maximise potential

    How to apply:

    • Applications quoting the position title with a detailed CV, contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be submitted to: pd@mariestopes.or.ke on or before 11 May, 2018.

    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    • If we do not contact you by 30 June 2018, please consider yourself unsuccessful.

    Data Analyst Assistant Job in Kenya

    Data Analyst Assistant Job in Kenya

    Sheffield Steel Systems is a registered company specializing in the provision of kitchen and laundry solutions. We are located off Mombasa road near Syokimau railway station.

    Our services entail concept design, customized solutions, fabrications, supplies, spares and after sales services. Sheffield provides a one stop shop solution for setting up and equipping a wide range of food and beverage facilities including kitchens, restaurants, beverage facilities including kitchens, restaurants, bar and coffee shops.

    We are looking for a Data Analyst Assistant responsible for sourcing, analyzing, interpreting and presenting business data.

    Data Analyst Assistant Job Responsibilities

    • Creating a data base for potential customers.
    • Maintain database for existing customers and analyze for developing actionable reports.
    • Create daily dashboards for sales team and management reviews.
    • Source and develop data from online and offline platforms.
    • Maintain database performance by troubleshooting problems.
    • Create on information flow by enforcing standards and controls.
    • Supporting the sales department with data requests requiring expertise in databases and backend querying
    • Running daily weekly and Monthly data reports – Customer acquisition reports and analysis.
    • Developing new reports in line with reporting and business needs
    • Execution of support and troubleshooting activities associated with the resolution of all anomalies or issues reported on reports.

    Qualifications for the Data Analyst Assistant Job

    • A Bachelor’s degree in, statistics, computer science or economics.
    • 1 to 2 years of relevant work experience.
    • Experience working with ERPs
    • Highly skilled in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
    • Fluency and excellent communication skills in English.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their application indicating their current Gross salary by 15th May, 2018 to hr@sheffieldafrica.com.

    NB.

    Sheffield steel systems is a professional company and does not charge any amount of money during the recruitment process .Only shortlisted Candidates who meet our expectations will be contacted

    Kenya: Officer – Health and Nutrition (IMAM Surge)

    Organization: Concern Worldwide
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 13 May 2018

    Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified Kenyan nationals for the following position:

    Job Title: Officer – Health and Nutrition (IMAM Surge)

    Reports to: Senior Manager – Technical Specialist (Nutrition, WASH and Surge Scale Up)

    Direct reports: None

    Job Location: Lodwar, Turkana

    Contract Details:

    Fixed Term One (1) Year Renewable Contract

    Monthly Starting Salary – Kes 99,197

    Group Pension after Confirmation of Appointment

    Group Medical Cover (1Principal + 2 Dependants)

    Group Life Cover

    Group Personal Accident Cover

    Job Summary:

    To provide technical leadership, guidance and training on IMAM surge as well as providing hands on support to Ministry of Health (MoH), and partners to enhance their capacity and skills in the rollout of IMAM surge in Turkana County.

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:**

    · Provide technical support to MoH through structured OJT/mentorship on rollout of IMAM surge at the health facilities;

    · Provide technical support to partners in the monitoring of the implementation of IMAM surge, ensuring the facilities are updating the wall charts as well as sub-county monitoring the situation through the IMAM surge dashboard.

    · Ensure that partners implement the IMAM surge work plans as agreed.

    · Work closely with the Sub-county Public Health Nurse, Sub-county Nutrition Officer, Public Health Officers and the hospital nutritionist in developing and implementation of monthly work plans for the Sub-county;

    · Liaise closely with MoH at County and Sub-county level to promote ownership and integration of IMAM surge into MoH systems including the development of a concrete plan of action for surge roll out at the health facilities;

    · Ensure programme quality control through implementation of monthly and quarterly M&E;

    · Work closely with the project manager in monitoring the nutrition situation in Concern areas of work;

    · Assist in writing of programme internal and donor reports.

    · Support project documentation to generate lesson learning as well as case studies;

    · Participate in coordination of nutrition as well as technical support in nutrition assessments to determine the nutrition situation of the target population;

    · Writing of monthly reports and briefs as well as quarterly reports;

    · Attend and adequately represent Concern in Sub-county meetings/fora e.g. Sub-county Steering Group(DSG), Sub-county Nutrition Coordination meeting among others as may be required;

    · Together with MOH and other partners involved in delivery of nutrition services in the Sub-county, conduct joint monthly Support Supervision visits;

    · Work closely with the UNICEF and WFP contact staff to ensure that all health facilities have adequate supplies of therapeutic commodities at all time;

    · Concern’s program liaison person for Turkana office.

    · Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s emergency response as and when necessary and comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies

    Job Specification:

    · A degree in Nutrition and Dietetics or in Nursing with solid experience/background in Nutrition

    · At least two (2) years’ experience in Health and Nutrition programming in both a development and emergency context

    · Knowledge and experience in the implementation of the IMAM surge approach.

    · Experience and knowledge of MOH systems, particularly at County and sub county level

    · Good understanding of cross cutting issues- gender, HIV and AIDS, DRR, etc. and how to integrate them into public health and nutrition programmes.

    · Excellent interpersonal, communication and report writing skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams.

    · Proficient in Computer applications

    · Fluent in both spoken and written English and Kiswahili. Fluency in the local language is an added advantage.

    Disclaimer:

    This job description is not exhaustive and may be revised by the line manager from time to time.

    How to apply:

    Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a

    CV and cover letter only to nairobi.hr@concern.net with the title of the email as ‘Officer – Health & Nutrition IMAM Surge Turkana’. The closing date for applications is Sunday 13th May 2018.

    Each application must include at least three referees who can validate technical expertise. Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

    Concern has a Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct which has been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants, especially beneficiaries, from abuse and exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, partner organisations, and anyone engaged by Concern or visiting our programmes, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context all Concern staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct of their work in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission.

    Any candidate offered a job with Concern will be expected to sign the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Programme Participant Protection Policy and the Concern Code of Conduct candidates demonstrate they have understood its content and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of this document.

    Any breach of the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct by employees of Concern during the course of their employment will result in disciplinary action up to, and including, dismissal

    Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental international humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

    ‘Concern’ is the trading name of ‘Concern Worldwide’, a company limited by guarantee, registered number 39647; registered charity number CHY 5745, registered in Ireland, registered address is 52-55 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.

    Follow Concern online: www.concern.net

    CONCERN WORLDWIDE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT CHARGE FOR ANY KIND OF RECRUITMENT

    Kenya: Head of Operations, Africa

    Organization: Christian Aid
    Country: Kenya, Zimbabwe
    Closing date: 06 May 2018

    About us

    At Christian Aid we are passionate about tackling the root causes of poverty and injustice, and in practical ways transforming the lives of people affected. Working in partnership with others, our programmes across 15 countries in Africa are empowering communities to live a full life, free from poverty.

    About the role

    The portfolio and complexity our work is growing. We are looking for someone who can lead the operational aspects of our work, ensuring that our support functions, policies, processes and systems are aligned and responsive to the needs of our country programmes and our operational performance meets internal and external global standards.

    About you

    You will have a post-graduate degree level qualification, together with extensive knowledge of development and programming in an international NGO setting. You will be well conversant with business processes and organisational development and will have a track record in supporting organisations through periods of rapid change and growth. You are a strategic thinker and a good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, able to influence and collaborate with others to find solutions. You can excel in a fast-paced and diverse work environment with multiple demands on your time. You have strong attention to detail and at the same time provide leadership for new ideas and ways of working. You are a confident manager with considerable experience in long distance performance management and coaching

    How to apply:

    To apply for this post, please visit www.christianaid.org.uk/jobs to apply online in the Christian Aid Online recruitment system.

    The role may be based either in Nairobi, Kenya or Harare, Zimbabwe.

    We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

    You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

    Kenya: Investment Transaction Adviser – Kenya

    Organization: Palladium International
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 03 May 2018

    Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.

    For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical experts, Palladium has improved – and is committed to continuing to improve – economies, societies and most importantly, people's lives.

    Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. We also provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

    Palladium is looking for investment transaction specialists to join a prospective team focused at stimulating and facilitating foreign direct investment into Africa to increase economic growth and prosperity.

    The ideal candidate will have financial modelling experience with business and FDI and in an investment/consultancy role advising primarily private sector clients or working within a multinational business.

    The role will involve:

    • Facilitating foreign direct investment transactions
    • Advising multinational enterprises on business plans, locations and strategy across a broad range of sectors including pharmaceuticals, light vehicle/machinery assembly, construction and textiles
    • Providing advice to multinational enterprises on location and set up in new countries including around issues of land, tax, customs, workers' rights and other regulation
    • Working across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia to support the linkages and close deals, mergers and acquisitions between multinational companies and private enterprise

      Experience and willingness to live in the country of operation will be highly preferred.

    How to apply:

    Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=RWFtb24uRG95bGUuMjI2MjguMzgzMEBwYWxsYWRpdW0uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t

    Kenya: Early Post Doctoral Researcher (Statistician), KEMRI Wellcome Trust, Kilifi, Kenya

    Organization: Wellcome Trust
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 11 May 2018

    KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is one of the leading research centres in Africa. The Programme engages in a wide range of research on the main causes of ill health in Africa.

    In addition, KWTRP has a strong commitment towards developing local research leadership. Most of the capacity building activities at KWTRP are managed through the Initiative to Develop African Research Leaders (IDeAL) with funding from the Wellcome Trust and DFID. The aim of IDeAL is to strengthen research capacity in Africa through research training schemes ranging from attachments for school leavers and undergraduates, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters, PhD studentships and postdoctoral fellowships.

    We are now seeking to appoint a postdoctoral statistician who will provide statistical training and support for IDeAL and non-IDeAL students and fellows based at KWRTP. The post-holder will also be encouraged to develop their personal research interest, including new analyses of existing datasets and developing primary research in collaboration with other scientists in the Programme. The post-holder will have the opportunity to apply for independent funding to support their work.

    Description:

    REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR, IDeAL as regards training support and to Director, KWTRP as regards independent research.

    BUDGET RESPONSIBILITY: Management of any independent project funding awarded

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide statistical support for Programme students and early postdoctoral fellows at all stages of research projects – from proposal writing to data analysis and publication
    • Work together with other statisticians at KWRTP to develop and manage statistical training packages for students and staff.
    • Propose new approaches of analysing existing datasets within the Programme.
    • Work with data management teams to ensure proper archiving of data arising from students’ research work.
    • Support Director, IDeAL in developing linkages with statistics departments in local universities and other initiatives that are focusing on developing statistics capacity in the region.
    • The post holder will be expected to develop their own personal research work, including applying for applicable funding opportunities

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Doctoral research degree, epidemiology, statistics, biostatistics, or other relevant subject.
    • Proven record of quantitative research and analytical skills along with advanced research experience in data analysis and/or statistical methods.
    • Experience of and demonstrated success in modeling using at least one of the following programming languages: Stata, Python, R.
    • Experience in teaching or supervising statistics students is an added advantage

    COMPETENCIES:

    • Keen interest in research
    • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
    • Excellent teaching skills with ability to simplify complex concepts
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Team working skills with the ability to work in a multi-cultural setting

    How to apply:

    To apply for this role please click on the link below:-

    http://jobs.kemri-wellcome.org/job-advert/early-post-doctoral-researcher-statistician

    Kenya: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (REF: ACT/CEO/10/2018)

    Organization: Act Change Transform
    Country: Kenya
    Closing date: 18 May 2018

    Act Change Transform (Act!) is a local non-governmental organization whose mission is to facilitate the empowerment of marginalized people and communities in Kenya and neighboring countries, to become active participants in their development by enabling them to: stand up for their rights; demand good governance in the management of resources; and participate in decision making processes. Act! does this through implementing partners, offering them capacity development and management of grants so that value for money is achieved and providing strategic leadership in national advocacy for the benefit of women, youth, people with disabilities and other marginalized communities.

    Job Summary

    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the realization of Act!’s Vision, Mission and Strategic Objectives. The CEO is accountable to the Board for overall corporate performance including program management, resource mobilization, financial management, people management, monitoring, evaluation and learning and overall organizational efficiency and institutional effectiveness.

    The CEO is responsible for developing and implementing the Strategic Plan in line with Act!’s mission and vision while ensuring quality implementation of programs. The CEO ensures Act!’s resources, systems and people are aligned to the Strategic Plan and provide oversight and direction to the Act! team through the Senior Management Team (SMT) to ensure operational effectiveness. Additionally, the CEO is the Secretary to the Board whose operations he/she will be expected to effectively facilitate and support. He/she has significant contact and interaction with Act!’s implementing partners and donors.

    Key responsibilities:

    Specifically, the Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for but not limited to:

    Strategic Leadership and Management

    • Lead in the development of program strategies in line with Act!’s mission, vision and the Strategic Plan considering the changing external and internal context, and responding to challenges and emerging opportunities.
    • Continuously align resource allocation, systems and people to the Strategic Plan.
    • Identify and pursue new strategic opportunities for Act! in line with the Strategic Plan.
    • Coordinate all governance and accountability arrangements ranging from external reviews, audits and Annual General Meetings to institutional retreats and regular Board, management and staff meetings.
    • Ensure effective linkages with, and support, Board Committees to fulfill their roles.

    Program Development, Planning and Management

    • Pursue the growth of Act! in all program platforms in a way that balances strategic priorities and corporate competencies.
    • Provide sound and transformational leadership to the program team to continuously exceed standards set by Act!’s Board and donors.
    • Develop and maintain sound systems and appropriate internal controls in all key program management areas with special emphasis on;

    o Selection of sub-grant concepts and proposals from applicant CSOs.

    • Development of tools for facilitated self-led capacity assessments and demand driven capacity development of CSOs.
    • Design and implementation of capacity development activities (including, accompaniment, reflection and training) to enhance CSO capacities to effectively deliver on their mandates in all platforms areas.

    o Regular review of training materials used within the program areas, aligning them to new developments in all program areas.

    • Remain up to date on the latest developments in all program areas and best practices from other programs and peer organizations.
    • Regularly update the Board on overall program implementation and organizational progress towards the achievement of the Strategic Plan.

    Financial Management

    • Exercise overall responsibility over all organizational budgets and ensure prudence and financial health of Act!.
    • Ensure all programs and operations adhere to Act!’s financial management systems, processes and controls and that they are in compliance with good operating standards.
    • Submit to the Board, for approval, an annual budget and provide oversight to the budgetary process including budgeting and budgetary control and agreements with donors.
    • Ensure that the control of expenditure and the disbursement of resources are in accordance with established procedures and maintain the financial and legal integrity of the organisation.
    • Ensure strict compliance with all statutory requirements governing the NGO sector, and as required by the Board, donors and other stakeholders.

    Resource Mobilization

    • Develop and deliver a Resource Mobilization Strategy in line with Act!’s Strategic Plan and with a clear mapping and understanding of donor strategies and alternative funding opportunities.
    • Promote constant search, consideration and development of funding proposals for the all program areas in line with the Act! Strategic Plan.
    • Guide new business development/grant and fund raising in all platform areas and provide leadership of negotiations with donors and other potential financiers.
    • Ensure continuous and harmonious relationships with donors and other partners.
    • Lead and or provide oversight for contract or agreement negotiations with donors as well as with partners and sub-grantees.
    • Promote value for money considerations and exercise effective stewardship, on behalf of the Board, of Act!’s resources.

    Human Resource Management

    • Provide oversight in the development of a HR Strategy that will attract and retain the necessary talent to achieve Act!’s vision, mission and strategic objectives.
    • Oversee staff leadership, mentoring and support and, in consultation with the Board, staff recruitment, deployment and separation.
    • Provide oversight in the development of sound systems that assure consistently high staff performance, a sound performance-based reward system and a highly conducive working environment for Act! employees.
    • Provide effective supervision to the SMT.
    • Promote Act!’s values amongst staff and promote a positive corporate culture.

    Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Sharing

    • Set organisational targets for programs and operations in line with the overall strategic goals of Act!.
    • Provide specific leadership responsibility for the development and maintenance of internally-sustainable program, institutional, financial and knowledge management processes and systems.
    • Oversee the development of annual work plans for programme implementation.
    • Oversee on-going monitoring, periodic evaluations and improvement of program implementation and Act! strategy.
    • Oversee quality of program reports and participate in the compilation of reports.
    • Lead in preparation of biennial reports. Oversee quality development of Act!’s publicity materials.

    Representation and Networking

    • Establish and maintain regular contact with donors, communities, Government of Kenya and partners and liaise and co-ordinate with the appropriate government and private sector bodies, whenever appropriate, to ensure successful program implementation.
    • Negotiate collaboration with donors and partner institutions and Government Departments in support of Act! and the project activities.
    • Participate in strategic meetings, forums and processes to stay up to date with unfolding events or issues and ensure that Act! is best placed to advise stakeholders on such events or issues.
    • Represent Act! at meetings and other events as necessary.
    • Promote media coverage and other means by which to strengthen Act!’s profile within the three platforms.
    • Actively lead in CSO, Government and private sector forums that promote Act!’s strategic interest in Kenya’s development.

    Key Performance Indicators

    The following performance indicators are pertinent to the evaluation of the job holder’s performance. (Targets will be set by the Board on an annual basis):

    • Achievement of annual corporate objectives as agreed with the Board.
    • Full compliance of all programs to set Act! and donor standards.
    • Current updated and approved Strategic Plan.
    • Timeliness and accuracy of approved annual budgets.
    • A clear and well-functioning organizational structure fully aligned to the Strategic Plan.
    • A complete and highly performing SMT.
    • Alignment of resource allocation, systems and people to the Strategic Plan.
    • Quality of internal control systems in place.
    • Level of staff motivation and productivity.
    • Program and operational budget utilization and compliance with approved allocations.
    • Quality and effectiveness of the MERL function and systems.
    • Satisfactory annual audit report.
    • Quality of Board papers.
    • Quality of Board facilitation.
    • Quality of relationships and contacts with donors, donors and partners.
    • Number and size of new programs and renewal of existing programs.

    Academic Qualifications

    Hold a Master’s degree in social sciences, development studies, project management, business administration, or postgraduate qualifications in any other relevant field.

    Experience

    The successful jobholder should have:

    • At least 15 years working experience in development related fields with at least five years’ proven track record in leading and managing a development organisation and/or development programmes.
    • Experience managing programmes in at least two of Act!’s thematic areas.
    • Managed an organisation or division with an annual budget of not less than US$ 7 million.
    • Experience overseeing sub-granting mechanisms.
    • Experience in capacity development of CSOs.
    • Experience in rights-based development approaches and excellent networking skills.

    Personal Attributes

    The successful jobholder should demonstrate:

    • Commitment to Act! values and principles.
    • Proven experience managing change in a large organization.
    • A leadership style that builds relationships, confidence and trust among teams.
    • Good relationships with major funding agencies and government agencies.
    • A high level of integrity.
    • Effective negotiation skills, with the ability to positively influence multi-sectoral partnerships.

    Essential Skills

    • Proven ability to design and deliver on resource mobilization strategies.
    • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills.
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and coordination skills.
    • Excellent facilitation and writing skills.
    • Resource management, training and capacity building, coaching/mentoring skills.
    • Genuine commitment to and understanding of results-based and participatory approaches to program management.
    • Demonstrated ability to understand complexities of program management in multiple platform areas using a similar model to that of Act!.
    • Highly proficient in MS Word, Excel, Access, Power-point and the use of Internet for research.

    How to apply:

    How to Apply

    If you meet the requirements as contained in the job description, please submit (1) a detailed and current CV; (2) an Application Cover Letter demonstrating your suitability for the position, quoting your current/last gross remuneration (mandatory) and names of three referees including their most current contact details on or before 12.00 noon, Friday 18th May, 2018. All applications should be submitted electronically to hr.admin@act.or.ke quoting the reference number (ACT/CEO/10/2018) and position on the e-mail subject line**.** Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Act! is an equal opportunity employer with zero tolerance for corruption.