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USADF Youth Entrepreneurship Summit Facilitator

Terms of Reference (TOR) for Facilitator of Youth Entrepreneurship Summit
 

Tentative: Nairobi, Kenya 26-28 February 2018
 

1. Background: The United States African Development Foundation (USADF), an independent agency of the U.S. Federal Government, seeks to convene around 75 of its current and past grantees of its Youth Entrepreneurship Portfolio for a 3-day conference focusing on networking and business skills development that is tentatively scheduled for 26-28 February in Nairobi, Kenya. 

These grantees have been awarded between US$10,000 and US$50,000 in seed capital to start or expand their business. 

USADF wishes to bring these current and past grantees together to touch on a number of topics relevant to their continued personal development as entrepreneurs and business leaders. 

USADF in collaboration with its in-country partner CEZAM seeks a facilitator or team of facilitators to support the curriculum presentation of this conference. 

The facilitator(s) should have experience in youth entrepreneurship and conducting trainings in a conference setting.
 

2. Scope of Work:
 

The objective of the assignment is to design and facilitate the anticipated 3-day conference that shall include trainings on, but not limited to, such business skills development subjects as:

  • Business Leadership
  • Financial Management (basic and mid-level)
  • Leveraging Technology
  • Managing Venture Growth
  • Managing Risk
  • Follow on Funding

The facilitator should expect to be present for the first two days of the conference providing approximating 4-5 hours of content per day.


3. Proposed Schedule / Timeline:

Summit Facilitator

5. Required skills and competences:

  • University degree in related field
  • Organization / individual facilitator must have minimum of 5 years experience in developing and facilitating trainings
  • Track record to conduct related training and can produce examples of workshop materials previously developed
  • Fluency in English. French helpful but not necessary.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • General knowledge of business and finance
  • Will be able to include participatory exercises as part of the programming.

6. Submission:
 

A technical and financial proposal based on the Terms of Reference outlined above must be provided by no later than January 8th. 

The proposal must include:

  • Full Curriculum Vitae of the facilitator
  • Costs for undertaking the exercise
  • Copy of the report of similar training done
  • 3 reference who will be able to speak to your skills as a facilitator

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AAS Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP) Officer

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) is a pan African organisation headquartered in Kenya, which aims to drive sustainable development in Africa through science, technology and innovation. 

It has a tripartite mandate of pursuing excellence by recognising scholars and achievers; providing advisory and think tank functions for shaping the continent’s strategies and policies; and implementing key Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) programmes that impact on developmental challenges through the agenda setting and funding platform, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA).
 

The AAS is looking for a dynamic individual for the following role:

Position Title: Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP) Officer
 

Vacancy Announcement No: AAS/GFGP/17/011

Department: Programmes

Reporting to: TBD

Position Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Duration: 3 Years Renewable

Closing date: 3 January 2018
 

Organisation Overview: The AAS is a pan African organisation headquartered in Kenya, which aims to drive sustainable development in Africa through science, technology and innovation. 

It has a tripartite mandate of pursuing excellence by recognising scholars and achievers; providing advisory and think tank functions for shaping the continent’s strategies and policies; and implementing key Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) programmes that impact on developmental challenges through the new agenda setting and funding platform, the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA).
 

Job Purpose: The role will be responsible for operationalising the Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP) Business Unit and ensuring the services are available on a 24/7 basis.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • To operationalise the GFGP Business Unit and ensure it is providing the full range of services and activities expected by the grantor subscribers, the grantee users and the GFGP global community.
  • Develop and manage the subscription payment system, which will link to the AAS financial accounting system.
  • Develop and maintain the terms and conditions that grantors and grantees will need to accept to access the GFGP portal.
  • Establish and manage a “help line” support capability for the grantors and grantees. (FAQ’s, chat room etc)
  • Source, collect and curate in the portal the 48 procedures and 55 policies required by grantees to comply with the GFGP standard. To write any policies which cannot be sourced.
  • To assess the requirement for, and develop, the guidelines requested by the grantees which are not covered by the procedures and policies.
  • To support / manage the supplier developing the portal training and development content.
  • To work closely with the AESA Business Development Manager and the Senior Advisors to the programme to meet the goals of the GFGP Business Unit.
  • Recruiting and managing any additional staff required by the GFGP Business Unit.
  • Developing a training and development programme and manual for GFGP.
  • Manage the technical aspects of the relationship with the GFGP Portal software developer.
  • To manage the GFGP secretariat who will develop the training material for implementation of the GFGP standard and assessment tool.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with grantor and grantee stakeholders.
  • To develop a network of suppliers that can ensure all GFGP materials, and help line support, are made available in additional languages which are likely to include French, Spanish and Portuguese
AAS Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP) Officer
How to Apply

All Applicants must CLICK HERE to download and submit a filled application form from the AAS website, curriculum vitae, and a cover letter to email protected, with the position and Vacancy Number as the Subject by 3 January 2018. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KBC Technical Services Manager Job in Kenya

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation is a State Corporation committed to excellence in broadcast services to our audience, customers and the public. 

Its aim is to inform, educate and entertain the public through Radio and Television services. 

The Corporation wishes to fill the following vacant position with dynamic, self-driven and results-oriented professionals to achieve its corporate objectives. 

 

The position exist under Technical Services Department.

Manager, Technical Services

Ref: TECH/01/10/2017

SS BE 1 

(1 Position)
 

The Role: Reporting to the Managing Director, the Manager – Technical Services will be responsible for facilitating high quality maintenance of radio and television broadcasts, broadcast equipment / systems and related facilities owned or operated by KBC; supporting the daily production and operations of the KBC radio and television network, including audio and video production, staff support and training, on-air studio operations and automation systems; and also overseeing the strategic direction of broadcast technologies and systems, their acquisition, deployment, use and post-implementation.
 

Specific Terms:
 

Permanent and Pensionable terms of service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of KBC broadcast and technical services resources; planning for their acquisition, implementation, operation and optimal utilization
  • Overseeing the strategic development and improvement of broadcasting systems, as well as their commissioning, maintenance and/or decommissioning
  • Planning and scheduling of all activities in Technical Services Department and ensuring they are promptly completed within specified deadlines and budgets
  • Preparation and approval of technical services specifications to be used in the procurement of the required technical engineering facilities
  • Ensuring efficient, effective and timely implementation of technical engineering projects in the Department
  • Development, implementation and review of technical services policies, procedures, standards and work plans
  • Conducting staff performance appraisals and coordinating continuous improvement initiatives in the Department
  • Responsible for the overall discipline and performance of staff in the Department
  • Preparing budgets for Technical Services Department
  • Monitoring and optimizing the performance of technical engineering facilities.
Minimum Requirements:

Educational and Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunication, Electrical / Electronics Engineering, Broadcast Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Must be a registered member of the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya or any other recognized Engineering Body at the level of Professional Engineer or Graduate Engineer.

Minimum Experience

  • At least ten (10) years practical experience in a broadcasting/media environment
  • Must be conversant with media legislation, digital broadcast, multimedia /web services, convergence of technologies and technological trends in the broadcasting industry
  • Must have worked in a managerial position for at least three (3) years while overseeing the operations of key systems in a similar organization
  • Demonstrable high standard of professional competence and requisite administrative ability required for direction and coordination of planning, development and maintenance of engineering technical facilities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Must be computer literate.
How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria must submit a detailed updated CV; copies of relevant certificates/testimonials; application/cover letter demonstrating how they qualify for the relevant position; and names /contact information & email addresses for three (3) referees.
 

Applications addressed to the undersigned must be received on or before 31st October, 2017.

Managing Director
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
P.O. Box 30456-00100
Nairobi.

KBC is an equal opportunity employer. Women, Persons with Disabilities and the Marginalized are encouraged to apply

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

IPOA Head of Investigations Job in Kenya

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a state Authority created under an Act of Parliament No.35 of 2011, with the mandate of holding the police accountable to the public in the performance of their functions.
 

The Authority wishes to recruit a results oriented Kenyan citizen with drive, vision and creativity to fill the following position:-
 

Head of Investigations
 

 

Job Ref No: IPOA/HR/12/2017

IPOA GRADE 3

1 Position

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Consolidated Salary: KES.236,000 – 351,000
 

The Head of Investigations will be responsible to Director, Investigations.
 

Job Description
 

Specific duties and responsibilities for the position of Head, Investigations will entail:-

  1. Developing, reviewing and implementing strategies, policies, plans, standards and procedures as per the Authorities strategic plan and delivery and quality assurance of investigations;
  2. Liaising with the judiciary agencies, victims, witnesses and other stake holders on cases;
  3. Analysing evidence and information on investigations and provide material facts for completion of investigations in accordance with the Act, regulations and policies;
  4. Enforcing implementation of training manuals and materials for investigations;
  5. Effectively coordinating investigations teams and investigation activities;
  6. Providing clear concise and accurate periodic reports;
  7. Providing regular investigation reports and updates; prepare, monitor, report on the Directorate’s annual work plan, budget and strategic plan; prepare detailed periodic internal and statutory reports;
  8. Supporting prosecution process in court;
  9. Identifying and documenting gaps in processes and systems and recommending corrective action;
  10. (Reviewing and auditing all complaints investigated;
  11. Overseeing investigations of all cases referred to Internal Affairs Unit by the Authority to ensure impartial and timely completion of the same;
  12. Developing rapid response strategies;
  13. Supervising, appraising, training and developing staff in the Department; and
  14. Leading and conducting investigations into high priority, sensitive and complex cases.

Profile:

  • Must be a citizen of Kenya.
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Required functional skills:
 

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • Served for a minimum period of twelve (12) years in investigations or a comparable and relevant position of which three (3) must have been in an investigations management position including supervising teams, in an investigation agency in the Public Service or Private Sector;
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Forensic Science, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law, Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution; and
  • A Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Forensic Science, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law, Social Sciences or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Must have in-depth knowledge and technical expertise in criminal investigations including criminal investigations in Kenya;
  • Ability to use computer application;
  • Certificate in either Corporate Governance or Strategic Leadership Programme from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.

Required behavioural skills:

  • Candidates must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;
  • Demonstrate impartiality, discretion, tact and good firm judgement;
  • Passion for criminal justice and police reform;
  • Experience in law enforcement;
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinker;

All applicants MUST attach clearance from the following bodies:

  1. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  2. Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC);
  3. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  4. Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI); and
  5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

How to Apply:
 

Interested persons who meet the above criteria are invited to CLICK HERE to download and submit the duly completed IPOA job application Form, updated CV, academic certificates, testimonials and the above specified clearances. 

Canvassing and incomplete applications may lead to automatic disqualification.

Applications in a sealed envelope with the job reference number clearly marked should be received by the undersigned on or before Friday, 10th November 2017. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Applicants MUST note that they may be posted to serve in ANY part of the country.

Applicants who applied for the position of Head Investigations can reapply.


Those who applied for Senior Legal Officer in the immediate previous advertisement need NOT apply.
 

The Chief Executive Officer
Independent Policing Oversight Authority
P.O Box 23035-00100
Nairobi.
 

IPOA is an equal opportunity employer and shall not in its recruitment discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, ethnic origin, political affiliation, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability, health or social status. 

Website: www.ipoa.go.ke

IPOA Senior Legal Officers Jobs in Kenya

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a state Authority created under an Act of Parliament No.35 of 2011, with the mandate of holding the police accountable to the public in the performance of their functions.
 

The Authority wishes to recruit results oriented Kenyans citizen with drive, vision and creativity to fill the following positions:-
 

Senior Legal Officer

 

Job Ref No: IPOA/HR/13/2017

IPOA GRADE

2 Positions
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Consolidated Salary: KES.122,000 – 202,000
 

The Senior Legal Officer will be responsible to the Director, Complaints Management and Legal Services through the Head of Legal Services.
 

Job Description
 

Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:-

  • Handling complex litigation cases and provide adequate representation of IPOA in civil and criminal Court Proceedings;
  • Carrying out comprehensive analysis of evidence, which includes evaluation of evidence gathered in the course of investigations and to prepare legal reports and briefs;
  • Carrying out research into legal issues pertinent to the operations of the Authority;
  • preparing statutory performance and annual reports in liaison with Heads of other departments of the Authority;
  • Undertaking conveyancing and provide legal advice to the Authority on all aspects thereof;
  • Handling matters pertaining to the preparation of cases for prosecution and oversee the prosecution thereof;
  • Providing liaison with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution and other relevant State Agencies;
  • Undertaking any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Profile:

  • Must be a citizen of Kenya.
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya.

Required functional skills:
 

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;
  • Post graduate Diploma in legal studies;
  • Registered as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Served for a minimum period of three (3) years in the grade of either Legal Officer or for a period of six (6) years in Legal services, in the Public Service or Private Sector post admission experience in Law as a legal practitioner/academician or judicial officer;
  • Knowledge and experience in a law enforcement environment will be an added advantage; and
  • Certificate in computer application skills;

Required behavioural skills:

  • A candidate must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and be a team player;
  • Ability to maintain confidence and trust regarding sensitive issues; and
  • Demonstrated professional competence, integrity and capability in work performance;

All applicants MUST attach clearance from the following bodies:

  1. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
  2. Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC);
  3. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
  4. Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI); and
  5. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

How to Apply:
 

Interested persons who meet the above criteria are invited to CLICK HERE to download and submit the duly completed IPOA job application Form, updated CV, academic certificates, testimonials and the above specified clearances. 

Canvassing and incomplete applications may lead to automatic disqualification.

Applications in a sealed envelope with the job reference number clearly marked should be received by the undersigned on or before Friday, 10th November 2017. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Applicants MUST note that they may be posted to serve in ANY part of the country.

Applicants who applied for the position of Head Investigations can reapply.


Those who applied for Senior Legal Officer in the immediate previous advertisement need NOT apply.
 

The Chief Executive Officer
Independent Policing Oversight Authority
P.O Box 23035-00100
Nairobi.
 

IPOA is an equal opportunity employer and shall not in its recruitment discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, ethnic origin, political affiliation, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability, health or social status. 

Website: www.ipoa.go.ke

IPOA Senior Risk & Audit Jobs Kenya

Senior Risk & Audit Officer Job at IPOA, Kenya

The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) is a state Authority created under an Act of Parliament No.35 of 2011, which provides for civilian oversight over the work of the police. IPOA is mandated to hold the police accountable to the public in the performance of their functions.

To enable the Authority achieve its mandate and vision for “a robust civilian accountability mechanism that promotes public trust and confidence in the National Police Service”, the Authority wishes to recruit results oriented Kenyans citizen with drive, vision and creativity to fill the following positions:

Senior Risk & Audit Officer, IPOA/HR/07/2016;

IPOA GRADE 5
(1 Position)
Reports to the Head, Risk and Audit.

Risk & Audit Job Description

Duties and responsibilities at this position will include:-

  • Providing inputs and proposals for the update of standards, procedures and guidelines for internal audit in the organization;
  • Conducting audits of IPOA operations as per the approved risk based audit plan;
  • Conducting follow up audits;
  • Verifying the existence and safety of the Authority’s assets;
  • Preparing draft internal audit reports for presentation to Management;
  • Carrying out continuous risk assessment and evaluation;
  • Assisting in the implementation of the IPOA risk management framework;

Specifications for Risk & Audit Job

For appointment at this level an officer must have:-

  • Served in the grade of Risk & Audit Officer, for a minimum period of three (3) years or six (6) years in a comparable and relevant position in the Public or Private Sector;
  • Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Commerce (Finance or Accounting Option), Business Administration (Accounting Option), Information Technology; or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Passed part III of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Kenya examination or equivalent qualification from recognized institution;
  • A certificate in computer application skills; and
  • Shown merit, integrity and ability as reflected in work performance and results.

All applicants MUST attach clearance from the following bodies:

  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Ethics and Anti- Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); and
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

How to apply:
Interested persons who meet the above criteria are invited to view detailed job descriptions at www.ipoa.go.ke under careers and send their applications by submitting the duly completed IPOA job application Form found at the

Authority’s website; www.ipoa.go.ke, updated CV, academic certificates, testimonials and the above specified clearances. Canvassing and incomplete applications may lead to automatic disqualification. Applications in a sealed envelope with the job reference number clearly marked should be received by the undersigned on or before Friday, 27th May 2016. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Chief Executive Officer
Independent Policing Oversight Authority
P.O Box 23035-00100
Nairobi.

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