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Graduate Sales Assistant Job in Kenya

Graduate Technical Sales Assistant


Industry: Agricultural Solutions

Location: Kisii

Gross Salary: 30K

Our client is an SME based in Nairobi and in business of imports and distribution of pesticides to farmers and farms in Kenya. They seek to hire a self-driven and result oriented Graduate Technical Sales Assistant to carryout aggressive marketing campaigns and maintain new and existing company customers in order to retain and grow company business in horticulture.

Responsibilities

·         Take charge of marketing of new and existing products among growers in a designated area.

·         Design and implement an effective marketing strategy of new and existing company products.

·         Popularize usage of company products through on-farm trials, training and follow up at farm level.

·         Maintain regular contact and good rapport with growers to ensure usage of company products.

·         Assist the credit manager with debt collection and debtors’ management in the designated area.

·         In liaison with management, vet new and review existing clients for credit worthiness.

·         Attend and assist in organizing relevant marketing activities in designated area.

·         Respond to clients’ inquiries and complaints promptly.

·         Carry out market and competition intelligence in the area of operation.

·         foster good and reliable business relationship with growers in order to secure regular business.

·         Mount an aggressive marketing campaign on new and existing products among growers

·         Recruit, manage and maintain new and existing company customers in order to retain and grow company business in horticulture

Qualifications

·         At least a degree in Agriculture or related field

·         Higher degree training and/or specialized training in crop protection

·         At least two years’ work experience in agricultural production or sales and marketing of agricultural inputs.

·         Good understanding of crop protection and agriculture in Kenya

·         Good interpersonal skills with ability to build personal relationships with customers

·         Good intercultural orientation and strong public relations skills

·         Ability to work with minimal supervision.

·         Strong communication, negotiation, and analytical/problem solving skills

·         Computer skills

·         Fluent in English/Swahili

·         Age: 28 – 32 years

How to Apply

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

12 Room Attendants Jobs and Vacancies

Room Service Attendant


Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (12 Posts)

Employer: 5 Star Hotel

Position Type: 5 years contract

Salary:  3,200 AED, / Ksh. 87,700 P.M

We are recruiting Room Service Attendants for our client, an award-winning 5 Star group of Hotels and Resorts located in Dubai, 15 minutes away from Dubai International Airport and 5 minutes from the Dubai Convention Centre, World Trade Centre, Dubai International Financial Centre and downtown Burj Khalifa.

This upscale all-suite Hotel in a high-rise tower features elegantly conceived accommodation, outstanding event and business facilities, a stylish restaurant/lounge with panoramic views, a trendy British bistro and a coffee shop; and the haven of health and relaxation that is Saray Spa and Fitness Center.

If you are energetic with an engaging personality, passion in delivering guest experience and an eye for detail then you are the one we are looking for! You will be responsible to clean, organize, restore and restock guest rooms according to established standards, with genuine care, attention and detail, using approved hotel products and equipment.

Responsibilities:

·         Welcoming guests and taking care of their requests/orders

·         Ensure all assigned rooms are clean and tidy by the end of the shift

·         Address guests’ queries (e.g. on additional services)

·         Report any technical issues and maintenance needs

·         Clean public areas, like corridors

·         Restock beverages and food items in the mini-bar

·         Replenish bath care products (e.g. soap and shampoo)

·         Help guests retrieve lost items

·         Replace guest amenities and supplies in rooms

·         Make beds and fold sheets

·         Remove trash, dirty linens and room service items

·         Dust, polish and remove marks from walls and furnishings

·         Straighten desk items, furniture and appliances

Requirements

·         Diploma or degree in Business administration, housekeeping, hospitability management, Public relations or similar field of study

·         Good guest relations

·         Excellent communications skills – good command in English – Spoken and written.

·         Ability to work with little or no supervision while meeting high-performance standards

·         Excellent organization skills

·         Ability to follow instructions

·         Good physical health and stamina

·         Prior Working experience as a Room Attendant / room service or similar role is added advantage

·         Those worked in Dubai before is a plus

How to Apply

Please only send your CV quoting the job title in the email subject (Room Service Attendant – Dubai) to: vacancies@executiveconnections.co.ke before 24th September 2018.

N.B: Please DO NOT apply if you do not meet the above minimum set selection criteria. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV.

Accountant & Administrator Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Accountant & Administrator


Our Client in the medical industry is currently looking to hire an Accountant / Administrator to be based in Eldoret.

Responsibilities

·         Will maintain and keep up to date cash books & cheque books and ensure their safe keeping.

·         Prepare monthly bank and cash reconciliations and submit to the director for review and approval.

·         Responsible for proper filing of all financial documents.

·         Responsible that archived records are properly filed and stored for easy access when necessary.

·         The Administrator is to ensure that proper documentation is in place and security measures are practiced when handling cash.

·         Responsible for preparing cheques, payment vouchers and ensuring that all expenditure payments have proper approval and documentation and that all invoices and payments are paid in a timely manner e.g. invoices utility bills, rents, phones etc.

·         Assist with payrolls and statutory deduction and salary payment to employees.

·         Will ensure that monthly taxes are paid, documented and filed properly.

·         He / She will also carry out any other administration duties as assigned by the Director.

Requirements

·         Academic & Professional Qualifications from a well-recognized institution

·         Holder of CPA section 4 would be desirable.

·         At least 1 yr experience in Accounting, Finance and/or Audit. or in a similar position

·         Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, knowledge and experience in using Accounting Software packages.

·         Those with QuickBooks experience would have an added advantage.

·         The suitable candidate should be of unquestionable integrity and mature.

·         A good team player and self-initiative.

How to Apply

All job applications can be made by sending an email of their CV to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke with the subject of the email being the job they wish to apply for.

Receptionist & Administrative Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Receptionist & Administrative Assistant


Our client is a real estate development company providing   affordable, quality middle class homes with superior aesthetics and design within Kenya. We are looking for a dynamic self-driven individual to double as a Receptionist and Office Administrative Assistant.

Responsibilities

·         Receiving visitors, phone calls and courier deliveries

·         Basic Bookkeeping skills and Petty Cash management

·         Purchasing and managing office supplies

·         General office duties such as billing, filing, photocopying, printing

·         Attending periodic weekend activities eg. Expos & Bus tours

·         Organizing events and liaising with sponsors

·         Managing the Director’s diary and arranging meetings

·         Writing proposals, reports and preparing client presentations

Key skills

·         Flexibility

·         Adaptability

·         Good Interpersonal and organizational skills

·         Ability to multitask

·         Self-driven

·         Proactive

·         Good communication skills (both verbal and written)

·         Good time management skills

Qualifications

·         Minimum of a Diploma in Office Administration, Public Relations or Business Management.

·         At least 2 years work experience in a similar position

·         Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Power point

·         Fluent in English

·         30 years and below

How to Apply

Send your CV and Cover letter indicating your current salary and expected salary for this position as the email subject title to hr@nani.co.ke -29TH August 2018.

Vacancies in Java House, Nairobi, Kenya

Graphic Design Internship


Country: Kenya

Java House is currently sourcing for a self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of graphic design intern based in Nairobi.

Role:

To assist the Graphic Designer to develop on-brand marketing collateral and develop touch points for various media; online and offline as required to support the business

Key Responsibility

·         Strengthen brand identity of Java House affiliate brands by developing communication products that include digital media, reports, publications, flyers, posters, etc.

·         Create concepts and ideas to visually communicate our brand and goals

·         Partner with marketing team to design concepts for campaigns, events and other special projects including mock-ups

·         Ensure content and design align with the house style and brand

·         Assist with production and editing of on-brand videography for Java House affiliate brands

Qualifications

·         Education qualifications in graphic design, media or related qualifications

·         Sharp sense of graphic design and digital media trends

·         Strong English writing and copywriting skills

·         Very good communicator

·         Excellent analytical skills to translate complex ideas into aesthetically pleasing, understandable, attention-grabbing information

·         Flexibility to work on weekends, holidays and evenings where necessary

·         Experience in graphic design and use of graphic design software a must. You need to know how to use Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop at an advanced level

·         Experience in multimedia, marketing, desktop design, journalism, media and/or communication industry

How to Apply

Financial Manager Manufacturing and Logistics

Country: Kenya

We’re looking for Manufacturing and Logistics based in Nairobi to join our team.

Role:

Complete Projects and Repairs & Maintenance financial management and reporting, Cost budgeting and allocation. Contribute financial assessment to the property department on the funding model (feasibility studies) and manage the project financial administrative functions.

Key Responsibility

·         Review feasibility studies done by the property department

·         Proactive assessment of projects feasibility financial ratios and key performance ratios and make recommendations

·         Prepare and manage Projects Capex budgets

·         Manage project transactions and reconciliations

·         Authorizations of project requisitions

·         Manage project funds and payments

·         Manage project asset tagging after store build

·         Capitalization of the project cost

·         Manage the fixed asset register for branches

·         Participate in the costing process

·         Review and sign off the Po’s and supplier invoices

·         Manage Repairs & Maintenance budgets

·         Manage Repairs & Maintenance cost allocations against budget

·         Manage Repairs & Maintenance department monthly financials

·         Interpret feasibility models and make recommendations

·         Demonstrate detailed knowledge of project costing and financial management

·         Provide workable solutions to financial issues

·         Ability to work and interact with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

Qualifications

·         Certified Public Accountant of Kenya ( CPA K)

·         Bachelor’s Degree with specialization in Accounting /Commerce /Finance

·         Five years’ experience in financial reporting

·         Experience in property environment at a senior level position is an added advantage

How to Apply  

Local Store Marketer

Country: Kenya

Java House is currently sourcing for a self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of local store marketer based in Nairobi.

Role:

To assist the Graphic Designer to develop on-brand marketing collateral and develop touch points for various media; online and offline as required to support the business.

Key Responsibility

Marketing Program Implementations:

·         Support execution of national marketing efforts and reinforce national promotions with local store marketing activities

·         Supports Java House’s internal activities involved in increasing restaurant involvement.

·         Obtain approval for all marketing plans from the Brand Manager

·         Follow through on all details of the marketing programs

·         Collaborates all engagements with the Brand Manager/Area Manager/ Branch Manager

Planning & Administration:

·         Analyze the restaurant’s current business position in the market

·         Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the restaurant’s current LSM programs

·         Make recommendations on the restaurant marketing mix dependent on consumer, competition and store characteristics

·         Plan and execute a 12 months LRM Plan for each restaurant and per region

·         Evaluate each program upon completion to determine what went smoothly and how things can be improved for the next campaign

·         Complete tracking reports and submit to Brand Manager/Marketing Manager/Area Manager/Operations Manager on a weekly basis

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Communications or related field

Functional Skills

·         Flexibility to travel

·         Driver’s License preferred

Key Competencies

·         Good computer skills, proficient in Word, Excel, and especially PowerPoint

·         Good oral and written communication skills

·         Good organizational, time management and product management skills

·         Ability to multi-task to meet aggressive time schedules

·         Good problem-solving ability with vision and creativity

·         Good teamwork and collaboration skills, Social & digital media fanatic

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and a competitive drive, wants to dominate the competition

Relevant Experience

·         1 to 2 years of hospitality or retail marketing experience.

How to Apply

Recruitment by Mastercard, Nairobi, Kenya

Front-end Engineer


We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity tbe a part of something bigger and tchange lives. We believe as our company grows, sshould you. We believe in connecting everyone tendless, priceless possibilities.

Front-end Engineer (Contractor)We are looking for a Front-End Engineer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of both our Web and Android applications.

You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

Major Accountabilities

·         Responsible for developing interfaces on Mastercard applications in adherence with MasterCard standards, processes and best practices.

·         Research, create and evaluate technical solution alternatives for the business needs current and upcoming technologies and frameworks.

·         Work with project team to meet scheduled due dates, while identifying emerging issues and recommending solutions for problems

·         Follow MasterCard Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes.

·         Assist Senior Team members in modification of the documentation templates per the needs of the project and technology.

·         Contribute ideas to help ensure that required standards and processes are in place and actively look for opportunities to enhance standards and improve process efficiency.

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Management Information Systems or equivalent work experience.

·         You enjoy to follow the trends on stateoftheart Javascript frameworks (React, Angular etc).

·         At least 3 years of experience in Front-end engineering work.

·         You are an enthusiastic engineer who enjoys building functional and great-looking UI.

·         You like working with a highly technical team of experts where you can discuss issues you may face and also help others find solutions to theirs.

Skills/ Abilities:

·         Must be high-energy, detail-oriented and proactive with the ability to function under pressure in an independent environment.

·         Must provide the necessary skills to have a high degree of initiative and self-motivation with a willingness and ability to learn and take on challenging opportunities.

·         Strong communication skills — both verbal and written – with strong relationship, collaborative skills and organizational skills.

·         Ability to work as a member of matrix based diverse and geographically distributed project team.

How to Apply

Customer Delivery Manager

We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection tfinancial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity tbe a part of something bigger and tchange lives. We believe as our company grows, sshould you. We believe in connecting everyone tendless, priceless possibilities.

Reporting Line: Incubation Lead
Work Location: Kenya, with frequent travels Tanzania, Uganda, India and Ghana
Job Type: Contingent Worker
Contract Duration: Initial period of 12 months with opportunity for renewal

Job Summary

The Customer Delivery Manager will be responsible for Solution Deployment, Customer Trainings and Customer support across our target markets. Specifically the CDM shall be responsible for designing and executing scalable solution training tools tAgribusinesses and channel partners; work with developers tdesign and execute a scalable solution deployment model; Work with In country Project Manager testablish a scalable solution support and drive tadoption model.

Responsibilities

·         Design and execute customer solution trainings

o    Design the MFN solution training manual for channel partners like banks and Agribusiness customer

o    Train channel partner users tbe Master trainers of MFN ttheir client base of agribusinesses

o    Train Agribusiness users tbe proficient in solution usage

o    Obtain training feedback from users

·         Drive customer solution deployment

o    Work with Solution Developers testablish a scalable MFN solution deployment model tcustomers and channels

o    Deploy MFN ttarget clients in liaison with solution developers

o    Work with the deployed client tensure proficiency in knowledge transfer

o    Provide regular update on the status of client training and deployment

·         Drive Agribusiness customer experience management & post deployment support

o    In liaison with the country Project Manager, work with the on boarded clients in establishing support structure for MFN within their enterprises

o    Train the client support teams on frequently asked question and basic trouble shooting tensure product knowledge transfer

o    Identify, channel and follow up on all product technology support items and feedback tthe solution developers/engineers

o    Provide regular update on support items as reported by clients

·         Drive Channel customer experience management & post deployment support

o    In liaison with the country Project Manager, work with the on boarded channels namely banks, government and NGOs in establishing support structure for MFN within their enterprises

o    Train the channel customer support teams on frequently asked question and basic trouble shooting tensure product knowledge transfer

o    Identify, channel and follow up on all product technology support items and feedback tthe solution developers/engineers

o    Provide regular update on support items as reported by channel customers

·         Support In country PM on drive tsolution adoption

o    Interface with customers as needed tdrive solution adoption and address issues / challenges arising

o    Set and Track daily solution adoption targets with clients and escalate issues that need management attention

o    Work with the MFN team tdesign and implement the project support model, including testing what support approach is most effective on the ground

o    Work closely with the MFN team in defining requirements for the products based on feedback from users

o    Performance Management and Reporting

o    Proactively design and implement product performance targets for all MFN clients

o    Develop and share status reports on a weekly basis

·         Other responsibilities that might be assigned by the supervisor

Key Skills/Experience

·         Experience in designing mobile technology training materials for digitally low skilled consumers e.g. farmers and the elderly

·         Experience in conducting Master and TOT training tadults and digitally low skilled persons

·         Experience in deploying mobile based solution tenterprises in rural settings of Africa

Qualification

·         University Degree (or its equivalent) in IT or Software Engineering

·         Professional qualification as a Trainer for adult and digitally low skilled persons

How to Apply

Manager, Sales and Business Development

We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection tfinancial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity tbe a part of something bigger and tchange lives. We believe as our company grows, sshould you. We believe in connecting everyone tendless, priceless possibilities.

Overview

Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion was setup in 2015 with initial funding from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Our mandate is tdesign products focused on people living at the BOP that enables them taccess relevant financial products, plan for the future, manage risk better and lead an empowered life. Toward this end the lab developed MFN, an Agricultural Market Place platform targeting Farmers, Buyers, Agents, and financial institutions

Mastercard Farmer Network (MFN) is a hosted platform that digitizes marketplaces, payments, workflows, and farmer financial histories within the agricultural sector, increasing farmer linkages tmarkets and formal financial services relevant ttheir broader needs and aspirations. The platform is currently being rolled out in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and India with potential tscale tthe rest of Africa and other regions.

Job Summary

The Sales & Business Development Manager will be responsible for the execution of MFN Sales and Go-To-Market strategies across Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Specifically s/he will be responsible for identifying, onboarding and managing our Sales and GtMarket channels and/or partners ensuring that MFN has a sustainable commercial uptake in the target markets.

Responsibilities

·         Go to Market Channel identification and on boarding

·         Support the Incubation Lead in development/Agree on annual sales targets with sales channels and get sign-off

·         Support the Incubation Lead tensure that the sales channels are properly trained

·         Support the Incubation Lead tensure that Mastercard-to-Channel and Channel-to-Customer commercial and contractual agreements are in place for all sales channels.

·         Support the Incubation Lead tensure that channel sales commission and incentive structures are in place in order tensure a properly incentivised sales force.

·         Support the Incubation Lead tensure that all sales channels have the necessary business processes, support material and resources in place tenable and efficient and successful sales process.

·         Sales management

·         Work with the Incubation Lead testablish and maintain business processes tsecure an attractive sales pipeline from which pre-sales activities can be fed.

·         Report tthe Incubation Lead on weekly basis, progress made with the respective sales channels.

·         Work with the respective sales channels testablish and maintain a steady and continuous deal flow.

·         Accompany sales channel representatives tclient sales meetings with the objective on-board them tMFN. Where necessary arrange and attend client meetings tgather requirements for the preparation of a proposal.

·         Assist sales channels with the preparations of client proposals and quotations.

·         Work with the Incubation Lead testablish and maintain MFN product commercials for all sales channels.

·         Support the Incubation Lead Implement the Mastercard marketing strategy in East Africa for all channels and segments

·         Effectively communicate the value of the Mastercard products, services and brand tour target markets and segments

·         Support the Incubation Lead tmaintain all Mastercard printed and electronic marketing material for direct-to-market and sales channel use.

·         Contracting management

·         Work with sales channels tclose (sign) contracts tthe value of the agreed annual sales targets assigned tthe respective channels

·         Ensure that client contracts and the necessary back-to-back agreements with third party service providers are in place before we start with delivery of a contract.

·         Ensure that the MasterCard receive a copy of the signed contract. Work with the Finance unit tprepare a monthly and/or milestone billing and payment budget for signed contracts.

·         Partner and Channel Support Management

o    Responsible for supporting the partner or sales channel as per the agreement signed between Mastercard and the Partner Company or sales channel.

o    Monitor partner or sales channel performance and report underperformance tthe Incubation Lead

o    Prepare and provide payment and/or invoice advice for processing by Finance.

o    Maintain relationship with partner organisations tensure that our brand is well represented.

o    Contribute during the product roadmap design, prioritisation and delivery.

o    Review proposals, commercials, quotations and contractual agreements and ensure Mastercard interest are protected in the contractual agreement with a client or a sales channel partner.

·         Perform other delegated duties including and not limited to–

o    Drive development of market analysis and business case for MFN.

o    Work with the Incubation Lead tprovide product development roadmap based on market insights

o    Assist the Incubation Lead in managing relationships with country level implementing partners

o    Assist the Incubation Lead with strategic business development and business roadmap decisions;

o    Assist in the management of stakeholder and inter-shareholder relationships;

o    Understand country and industry specific regulatory framework, standards and legal requirements and assist management tmanage business risks accordingly.

o    Travel extensively (locally and abroad) for work purposes.

Qualifications

·         Excellent leadership , stakeholders management and relationship building skills

·         Demonstrated experience in sales and business development on Mobile technology for Agriculture in Africa and/or India

·         Experience in Agribusiness engagement

·         Ability tspeak Swahili and English fluently

·         Basic knowledge of web applications and IT systems

·         Excellent Communication, presentation, Analytical and writing skills

How to Apply

Teller Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Teller


Asili Sacco Society Limited invites applicants for the following vacant position

Responsibilities

·         Receiving/ making payments efficiently serving of customers

·         Reconciliation of cash paid out against cash from treasury

·         Effective and efficient operations of m-pesa and agency services

·         Filing of all teller transactions documents/records

·         Process staff medical files

·         Preparation of daily summaries and filings.

·         Maintain and control cash box keys

·         Process all payments and receipts

·         Any other duty assigned

Qualifications

·         Bcom is an added advantage

·         CPA II

·         Must be a holder of a Diploma in Credit Management, Co-operative Management or Business Management from a recognized institution;

·         Must be computer literate.

·         Have demonstrated high level of Leadership, innovation, creativity and integrity.

·         Understand Sacco policies and procedures.

·         Must have a Minimum of two years’ experience preferably in a Sacco.

·         Good interpersonal skills.

·         Diploma in banking

·         25 to 30 years’ old

How to Apply:

Applicants should attach:

·         A detailed Curriculum Vitae

·         Copies of Academic/Professional certificates

·         Names and contacts of 3 referees

·         Valid certificate of Good Conduct

·         Helb Clearance certificate

·         Valid EACC Certificate

·         Valid KRA Certificate

·         Copy of National ID

Applications to be posted (no hand delivery) to :

Chief Executive Officer,
Asili Sacco Society Limited,
P.O Box 49064-00100,
Nairobi

To reach her not later than 31st August, 2018

Accounts Clerk Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Accounts Clerk


Asili Sacco Society Limited invites applicants for the following vacant position

Duties

·         Answerable to the Branch Manager

·         Receive all cash monies/make payment to customers and suppliers

·         Issue receipts and payment vouchers

·         Handle and maintain petty cash payment, records and book

·         Maintain cash book

·         Maintain and control cash box keys

·         Handle Mpesa/POS transactions

·         Maintain cleanliness of office

·         Collection and dispatch of letters

·         Preparation of tellers daily reports

·         Process all branch loans

·         Any other duties as assigned

·         Any other duty as assigned

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Business related field.

·         CPA PART 2

·         Age 30-35 years

·         Computer literate and familiar with ERP systems.

·         Meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.

How to Apply:

Applicants should attach:

·         A detailed Curriculum Vitae

·         Copies of Academic/Professional certificates

·         Names and contacts of 3 referees

·         Valid certificate of Good Conduct

·         Helb Clearance certificate

·         Valid EACC Certificate

·         Valid KRA Certificate

·         Copy of National ID

Applications to be posted (no hand delivery) to :

Chief Executive Officer,
Asili Sacco Society Limited,
P.O Box 49064-00100,
Nairobi

To reach her not later than 31st August, 2018.

Office Assistants Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Office Assistants


Cytonn Investments is an independent investments management firm, with offices in Nairobi – Kenya and D.C. Metro – U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global and local institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region.

Our investments are in real estate and private equity. Real estate investments are made through our development affiliate, Cytonn Real Estate, where we currently have over Kshs. 82 billion (USD 820 mn) of projects under mandate across ten projects. In private equity, we invest in banking, insurance, education, and hospitality. Our financial services investments in Sub Saharan Africa are made through our Cytonn Financial Services Fund (CFSF) through which we are the 5th largest shareholder in NIC Bank in Kenya. Investments in education and hospitality are made through Cytonn Education Services and Cytonn Hospitality, respectively.

We are seeking to recruit qualified, ambitious and experienced Kenyan nationals to fill the position of two office assistants for Nairobi and two office assistants/messenger for both Nakuru and Kisumu offices to provide administration support.

Responsibilities

·         Clean, dust and mop office floors by using a variety of equipment and supplies

·         Vacuum and shampoo carpets and make sure that they are dried out before the day begins

·         Ensure that the office kitchen and equipment is properly cleaned and maintained

·         Monitor hazards in the establishment such as those related to fire and electricity.

·         Inform the Supervisor for the need of extensive repairs and other major renovations in the work area or office.

·         Serve visitors tea / coffee / water and ensure utensils are washed

·         Ensure cleanliness and hygiene in restrooms and the visitor area

·         Move around heavy equipment and furniture for the purpose of storage or rearranging

·         Make sure that office is locked properly at the end of the day

·         Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications

·         Be a Kenyan citizen of 18 years and above

·         Must have good communication skills and can speak English and Swahili

·         Basic computer skills and can operate simple office equipement

·         Well organised

·         Must posses a current certificate of good conduct

·         Must posses good customer service skills

How to Apply

NGO Jobs in Kenya – UoW (STUDY)

University of Washington Kenya Adverts


VIROME STUDY

Data Manager

Objective of this Position:To conduct information technology, data management, and data reporting activities using the REDCap application to support an observational cohort study of mothers and infants in Nairobi, Kenya.

Position Details

Work schedule: Full time (40 hours per week), Monday through Friday.

Location: Position will be based at the study office in Nairobi, Kenya, with visits to the clinic (Mathare North Health Centre) and laboratory as needed.

Contract Duration: One year with opportunity for extension.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

·         Assist Seattle-based data team with database development and testing of data collection forms.

·         Maintain study data collection devices (tablets), including but not limited to preparing applications for use in data collection, monitoring security and access restrictions, and coordinating repair or replacement of devices as needed.

·         Instruct clinical staff and home visit teams in use of data collection devices and applications and respond to any questions or concerns regarding the electronic database and/or devices.

·         Assist team with any issues related to the electronic database or devices, including but not limited to resolving Internet connectivity issues, ensuring the application uses the most up-to-date data collection forms, and updating device software or applications as needed.

·         Ensure research staff send data to the study database server as specified in the study’s standard operating procedures.

·         Obtain and/or manage research data obtained from external sources, such as HIV viral load registers or laboratories not affiliated with the research study.

·         Prepare weekly data reports for data quality and outcomes monitoring; send reports and communicate findings to study leadership team.

·         Respond to questions and concerns from the study leadership team regarding data quality and data security.

Desired Qualifications

Education and Experience

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Health Information Systems, or related field.

·         Master’s Degree in Public Health or Health Information Systems Added Advantage.

·         Experience in computer programming and/or health information systems desired.

·         Experience working with maternal and child health data.

·         Have a certificate of human subjects training and good clinical practice.

·         Good knowledge of quantitative and qualitative health data

·         At least 2 years of experience in data management on a research study.

·         Experience with developing and implementing data management systems and protocols at RMNCH departments

Skills

·         Demonstrated ability to plan, lead, coordinate, and accomplish both data management and research tasks.

·         Strong analytic, written, organizational, and verbal communication skills.

·         Ability to work effectively as a member of a collaborative team

·         Experience with smart phone or tablet technology for data collection, such as with REDCap or Open Data Kit applications.

·         Attention to detail and good work ethic.

·         Ability to work with minimal supervision.

·         Respectful, punctual, hardworking, and conscientious.

·         Responsive to communication with both local and international team members.

University of Washington Kenya Adverts

VIROME STUDY

Administrative Assistant

Objective of this Position:To provide administrative support to research activities for an observational cohort study of mothers and infants in Nairobi, Kenya.

Position Details

Work schedule: Full-time (40 hours per week), Monday through Friday.

Location: Position will be based at the study office in Nairobi, Kenya, with visits to the clinic (Mathare North Health Centre) and laboratory as needed.

Contract Duration: One year with opportunity for extension.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

·         Coordinate submission of materials to the Kenyatta National Hospital Ethics and Research Committee for ethical approval of the study and shipment of samples to international destinations; obtain and distribute approval documents as appropriate.

·         Assist with interview and hiring of research staff.

·         Organize and maintain paper or electronic files related to study activities.

·         Facilitate payment of research staff and sample transport drivers.

·         Print consent forms and other paper study materials as needed; ensure materials are delivered to clinic or home visit staff.

·         Purchase sample collection supplies and coordinate storage of supplies in study office and/or clinic; communicate with clinic and laboratory staff to ensure consistent availability and distribution of supplies.

·         Assist clinic nurse manager with scheduling activities, including but not limited to arranging follow-up with clients and tracing participants who have not returned for scheduled visits.

·         Communicate with both clinical staff and transport drivers to coordinate sample transfer from clinic to laboratory.

·         Ensure the privacy and confidentiality of study participants and their data.

·         Attend meetings with the clinic manager, study coordinator, and/or study leadership team to discuss research activities.

·         Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

·         Making the monthly reports of the project expenses and reconciling the receipts of the field advance.

·         Liaising with the contracts and grants office in University of Washington Kenya to facilitate the contracts and the Grant management.

·         Keeping clear records for all the financial transactions.

Desired Qualifications

Education and Experience

·         Bachelors Degree in Business Administration/ Management or Related Field.

·         Computer literate

·         Knowledge in Financial systems (CPA or Related Field).

·         Experience with Project administration and Management.

·         Knowledge in dealing with Budgets and Human Resource.

·         2 to 3 years work Experience in related field.

Skills

·         Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, and accomplish administrative tasks.

·         Strong organizational and verbal communication skills.

·         Ability to work effectively as a member of a collaborative team.

·         Attention to detail and good work ethic.

·         Respectful, punctual, hardworking, and conscientious.

·         Responsive to communication with supervisors and team members.

How to Apply

Candidates who meet the above requirements should send their CV, Academic certificates and a cover letter detailing why they are the best candidates for the positions, expected salary and include daytime telephone contacts and email address to viromeadverts@gmail.com.

Closing date for applications is 15thSeptember 2018.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.