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Kenya: BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – NAIROBI NATIONAL POSITION

Organization: Handicap International – Humanity & Inclusion
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 16 Mar 2018

THE POSITION

Under the supervision of the Head of Programmes (HOP), s/he is to work in close collaboration with the Head of program and Program Director on needs assessments, proposal development, donor mapping and monitoring and reporting of program activities.

S/he will be responsible for

1. Autonomously leading the needs assessments and the development of concept notes and proposals by

  • Actively sourcing for funding opportunities in line with the HI- TUK strategy
  • Together with project teams, take lead in the development of new project concept notes and subsequent project proposals which fit within HI-TUSK’S strategic objectives

2. Monitoring and reporting

  • Support the teams to produce regular high quality donor reports case studies, and success stories.
  • Ensure project donor reports are reviewed and submitted to the Head of Programmes respecting the donor formats and deadlines.

Qualifications and Skills required:-

Education

  • At least a Bachelor degree in a social science

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years practical experience in proposal development and report writing

Skills required

  • Project development
  • Strategic and operational planning
  • Report writing skills – proven
  • Needs assessment – proven
  • Project design development and implementation

Attributes

· Organizational skills

· Team Player

· Decision Making

· Ability to multitask

· Innovative

· Problem solving

How to apply:

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 referees with their current official contacts) by email to :- jobs.kenya@hi.org

The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Business Development Manager- Nairobi Position”

Please do not send your academic and other testimonials they will be requested at a later stage.

Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.

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Kenya: MAT Clinic Laboratory Technologist

Organization: University of Maryland
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Mar 2018

The University of Maryland Baltimore School of Medicine, through its operating arm Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Kenya implements comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment programs to facilitate the Ministry of Health in Kenya to control the spread of HIV and rapidly scale up HIV services, institute continuous quality improvement methods as well as the M & E infrastructure necessary to support these services.

MGIC Kenya is seeking suitably qualified persons able to fill the following position.

Position : MAT Clinic Laboratory Technologist

Location : Nairobi, Kenya.

JOB SUMMARY

The primary function for this position is to perform routine clinical laboratory tests per prescribed procedures and acceptable practice pertaining to HIV/AIDS management, and general laboratory procedures in a Medically Assisted Therapy (MAT) Clinic

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performing Safe phlebotomy, sample collection and specimen management.

  2. Performing rapid diagnostic tests.

  3. Transporting samples from the MAT Clinic to the main laboratory for analysis.

  4. Collection of results for analyzed tests from the main lab, and keeping records of the same.

  5. Proper handling and segregation of waste in the MAT phlebotomy room.

  6. Ensuring proper organization of the MAT phlebotomy room, for efficient flow of activities.

  7. Keeping proper records of MAT clients attended to.

  8. Commodity management for phlebotomy & sample collection equipment.

Academic Qualifications:

· Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science Technology

· Higher National Diploma/Bachelors in Medical Laboratory Science Technology an added advantage

Professional Qualifications

· Registration with Medical Laboratory Technologist and Technicians Board

· Current Membership/Practicing License from the KMLTTB

Experience:

· At least 3 years relevant experience

· Experience working in a MAT clinic is an added advantage

How to apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above-mentioned qualifications, are requested to send their cover letter and resume to MGIC_Recruitment@ mgic.umaryland.edu indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email by 13th March 2018. Applicants are advised to include the position title “MAT Clinic Laboratory Technologist” as the subject.

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Surveillance Officer

Organization: UCSF Global Programs for Research & Training
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 20 Mar 2018

Under the supervision of the Medical Epidemiologist, the surveillance officer will work with the UCSF Surveillance team, the Global Programs in-country Surveillance team to:

· Participate in planning, designing and implementation of surveillance activities in collaboration with the MOH at national and county levels and their partners.

· Participate in the development of protocols, data collection tools, and implementation of surveillance activities and surveys.

· Support data analysis, interpretation, summarization and dissemination of data from surveys and surveillance activities.

· Participate in the creation and implementation of data dissemination tools for routinely collected data including the dashboards for county and national level data.

· Assist in the development, revision, evaluation and updating of surveillance systems as well as standardizing reporting procedures.

· Supports the MOH in data utilization for program improvement and planning.

Minimum Requirements:

· A Master’s degree in public health or relevant field is required.

· Minimum of three years of progressive professional experience in public health surveillance. Experience with HIV/STI programs preferred.

· Demonstrated understanding of survey design and basic data analysis

· Experience in writing and updating protocols and procedures relating to surveillance data
collection, storage, reporting, sharing and dissemination.

· Knowledge of concepts of public health, epidemiology and surveillance.

· Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

· Availability to travel in-country to support MOH and its partners in the planning, implementation and monitoring of surveillance activities.

· Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required.

Other Desired Skills/Qualities:

· Ability to prioritize, work under deadlines, work with minimal supervision and multitask.

· Strong interpersonal skills

· Ability to summarize disparate information in a clear and concise manner

· Working knowledge of statistical software (e.g., STATA, SAS, R, etc.) preferred.

· Excellent computer skills, including word processing and excel

How to apply:

To Apply:

Qualified Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed in the minimum requirements above with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

All applications must include the following:

• Cover letter

• Current CV with names, email addresses and telephone numbers for three referees

• Copies of academic and professional certificates

• Salary history

Applications must be sent by email to HR.Kenya@ucglobalprograms.org with the email subject Surveillance Officer by March 20, 2018.

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Kenya: MAT Data Officer

Organization: University of Maryland
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Mar 2018

The University of Maryland Baltimore School of Medicine, through its operating arm Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Kenya implements comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment programs to facilitate the Ministry of Health in Kenya to control the spread of HIV and rapidly scale up HIV services, institute continuous quality improvement methods as well as the M & E infrastructure necessary to support these services.

MGIC Kenya is seeking suitably qualified persons able to fill the following position.

Position : MAT Data Officer

Location : Nairobi, Kenya

JOB SUMMARY

The primary function for this position is to manage health systems and records in the MAT clinic making sure all reports are accurate and timely.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Updating of data management tools including registers based at the MAT facility.

  2. Registration of the new MAT client and updating files.

  3. Opening files for the new MAT clients.

  4. Management of the filing system at the MAT facility i.e. filing and retrieval.

  5. Data reconstruction and computerization from source documents as required

  6. Data entry of routine data into the IQCare database

  7. Data quality checks against client data from medical records

  8. Flagging of files for CD4, counseling, eligibility and starting of ARVs

  9. Compilation of the national monthly facility reports and other required reports

  10. Performing other clerical duties as assigned.

  11. Run routine reports validate and provide line lists as requested by the MAT program or MAT facility staff.

  12. Participate in MAT data analysis and presentation for data demand and information use for CQI team meetings.

  13. Notify the MAT clinical team in case of omissions, errors or ambiguous entries in the forms for updating and corrections to enhance accurate documentation.

  14. Prepare MAT clinic monthly reports.

Academic Qualifications:

· College Diploma with a specialization in Health Records and Information, Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Public Health Informatics, Statistics or Mathematics

Experience:

· 1 – 3 years’ experience

· Experience working in a MAT clinic is an added advantage

How to apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above-mentioned qualifications, are requested to send their cover letter and resume to MGIC_Recruitment@mgic.umaryland.edu indicating the position being applied for on the subject line of the email by 13th March 2018. Applicants are advised to include the position title “ MAT Data Officer ” as the subject.

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Grade 8 SST / Kiswahili / CRE Teacher Job in Kenya

Job Title: Grade 8 SST / Kiswahili / CRE Teacher
 

Grade: 2.2
 

Section: Essential Services
 

Department: Girls Leadership & Education
 

Location / WorkStation: Mathare
 

Working Hours: Monday – Friday | 7.30 AM – 4.30PM
 

Reporting Relationships
 

Reports to: Head Teacher 
 

 

Direct Reports: N/A
 

Job Purpose: To be responsible for creating a flexible elementary grade program and a class environment favourable to learning and personal growth; this is aimed at ultimately developing strong, ethical, community centred female leaders of tomorrow.
 

Key Responsibilities and Job Dimensions

  • Teach: SST/Kiswahili, and CRE to to upper classes.
  • Develop lesson plans and instructional materials.
  • Provide individualized and small group instruction in order to adapt the curriculum to the needs of each student.
  • Create and use variety of instruction strategies,
  • Translate lesson plans into learning experiences.
  • Establish and maintain standards of student behavior needed to achieve a functional learning atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Evaluate students’ academic and social growth.
  • Prepare progress reports and keep records.
  • Communicate with parents on students’ progress.
  • Interpret the school program.
  • Coordinate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve health, attitude, and learning problems.
  • Create an effective environment for learning.
  • Select and requisition books and instructional aids.
  • Maintain required inventory records.
  • Supervise students in out-of-classroom activities during the school day.
  • Administer group standardized tests in accordance with school and national testing program.
  • Participate in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Participate in faculty committees and the sponsorship of student activities.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills).
 

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Education/Diploma/P1/

Professional Qualifications

  • Must be registered with Teachers Service Commission

Other Requirements (unique / job specific)

  • Must have taught the above subjects in grade 8 and registered a mean score of above 70%

Functional Skills:

  • Articulating information
  • Adopting practical approaches
  • Providing insights
  • Taking action

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes:

  • Establishing rapport
  • Valuing individuals
  • Inviting feedback
  • Understanding people

Telkom Internal Counsel Job in Nairobi

Telkom

Position: Internal Counsel
 

Region: Nairobi, Kenya 
 

Reporting to: Head of Legal
 

Band: 2.2
 

Department: Corporate Affairs
 

Role Purpose: To serve as in-house legal counsel of the business, advice on legal matters that impact the company, represent the company on matters of a legal nature and to support the company in the identification and management of legal risks.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Execute duties in a cost effective manner
  • Contribute to the cost saving targets of the Legal function
  • Engage with business unit managers to identify need for support and to understand their business challenges
  • Communicate changes in laws that impact on the business in a timely and effective manner
  • Review commercial contracts to ensure compliance and protect the interests of the business
  • Represent the company in legal matters and prepare all relevant documentation for the court
  • To advise on changes in the legal framework within which the company operates as and when such changes occur and to advise on amendments to business policies required by such changes.
  • Provide legal support and advice in the negotiation and conclusion of contracts.
  • Advise all departments on licenses, authorizations, other legal requirements for company projects.
  • Represent the company in legal forums.
  • Tend to the business’ litigation matters including suits initiated by the business and suits initiated against the business.
  • To ensure that external legal counsel is briefed on a timely basis and thoroughly when appropriate.
  • Engage in negotiations of legal nature on behalf of the business.
  • Execute the People Management strategy of the business through compliance with all HR policies and procedures 
  • Ensure effective communication to all employees with regards to changes in the legal environment.

Academic / Professional Qualifications

  • Relevant Law Degree from a reputable recognized institution.
  • Diploma from Kenya School of law (KSL) is a mandatory requirement.
  • Must be an Admitted Advocate.
  • 3 or more years’ experience in legal practice, law firm or as legal counsel for a large company.

Professional Knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge of the laws of Kenya with a focus on law that impacts directly on the telecommunications industry.
  • An ability to convey complex legal issues in easily understandable language.

Professional Skills:

  • Personal Effectiveness and  Credibility
  • Influencing & Negotiating
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Pro-active &multi-tasking
  • Resourceful
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving skills – collects researches and anlyses data
  • Accuracy and attention to details – prioritises and plans work
  • Team-work and co-operation

This position is open to Kenyan citizens only. 

If you are up to the challenge & fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position. 


Application should be sent by latest  31st December 2017, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. 

Apply through email protected and ensure the job title is quoted on the subject field. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Telkom is an equal opportunity employer

Dairy Industry Chief Financial Accountant

Our client in a dairy industry is urgently looking for a Chief Financial Accountant to join their dedicated team.

Role Purpose: This role supports financial decision-making information by collecting, analyzing, investigating, and reporting financial data.

Key Responsibilities

Key competencies include

  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Ability to think/ plan on a strategic level coupled with advanced presentation skills.
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English
  • Good influencers with the ability to inspire others.

Experience / Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce or a business related field. Postgraduate degree would be an advantage
  • Cumulative 10 years of working experience in Finance/ Accounting
  • Full professional accounting certification
  • Membership to a relevant professional body (ICPAK, ACCA) is mandatory
  • At least ten years’ progressive experience in Accounting.
  • Demonstrated success in supervising/ mentoring and training of finance teams.
  • 4-5years’ experience at a comparative role. Prior experience in an FMCG setup
If qualified, kindly send your CV to email protected clearly indicating ‘Financial Accountant’ on the subject line by 29th December 2017. 

Catholic University Dean of the School of Business

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa wishes to recruit a dynamic, qualified and result oriented person to fill the position of Dean of the School of Business.
 

Organizational Relationship: Reports to the Deputy Vice Chancellor / Academic Affairs
and Research.
 

JOB SUMMARY: Provide academic / administrative leadership and conducive environment for learning, teaching, research and community service.
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Offer academic leadership to the faculty hence promoting quality research, teaching and community service programmes in the faculty;
  2. Oversee/supervise all functions of the faculty including formulating and reviewing all programmes;
  3. Monitor and evaluate strategic and development plans, realistically and timely 4. Coordinate staff and students recruitment in the faculty;
  4. Organize and chair Faculty Academic and Examination board meetings;
  5. Promote unity, justice and peace in the faculty;
  6. Represent the Faculty in the University Management Board, Senate and other Committees;
  7. Oversee budget development and implementation as the Chief Accounting Officer in the Faculty;
  8. Supervise and appraise the Heads of Departments, lecturers and administrative staff within the Faculty;
  9. Be a link between the faculty and various professionals, other faculties, alumni directorate and institutions;
  10. Promote a conducive working environment in the faculty including spiritual and social welfare;
  11. Present students for graduation;
  12. Oversee timely processing of trimester examinations as the Chief Examination Officer of the faculty;
  13. Lead the faculty in resource mobilization to ensure availability of essential resources to support faculty programmes;
  14. Promote professional development of all staff;
  15. Ensure effective implementation of performance management system in the faculty;
  16. Promote University’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.
  17. Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor;

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Should be a Phd holder or equivalent;
  • At the level of Senior lecturer and above
  • Taught for at least seven years at University level;
  • Evidence of administration experience;
  • Evidence of academic leadership;
  • Should have excellent team leadership skills;
  • Proficiency in computer packages;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and customer service skills;
  • Should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Applications should reach the Human Resources Manager on or before 5th January 2018.


Applicants should enclose a C.V., copies of relevant certificates and transcripts, and three reference letters from recognized persons/institutions.

NB: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES SHALL BE CONTACTED.

Contact Information

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa
Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration, Finance And Planning
P.O. Box 62157 – 00200 

Nairobi – Kenya
 

Telephone: (020)2525811-5
 

Fax: 254-20-891084
 

Rev. Dr. Pius Male Ssentumbwe
Deputy Vice-Chancellor/Administration, Finance and Planning

Catholic University Head of ICT

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa is seeking to recruit a hands-on, dynamic, knowledgeable and performance-oriented person to fill the position of Head of ICT.


Reporting to: Deputy Vice Chancellor / Academic Affairs and Research
 

JOB SUMMARY: To provide leadership in the formulation and implementation of the University’s ICT strategies and policies; develop information technology and telecommunication systems and manage ICT risk and security
 

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Review and implement ICT standards, policies and procedures in line with best practice in the industry and CUEA’s overall strategy.
  2. Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of information systems and electronic data processing (EDP).
  3. Liaise with the different divisions and departments to understand their ICT requirements and discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines.
  4. Lead both internal and third party service providers to design, develop, implement, operate and administer computer software, networks and information systems as per the University’s requirements.
  5. Ensure the provision of all key ICT services as per Service Level agreements with the other divisions and departments within the University.
  6. Develop standard operating procedures and best practices, including providing written protocols and guidance to IT staff and to end-users.
  7. Identify the most appropriate procurement options for ICT to support the University’s objectives in liaison with the Supply Chain and Finance team and participate in the pre-qualification, negotiation and contracting of third party ICT service providers.
  8. Develop, review and implement CUEA’s ICT Security, disaster recovery and Business Continuity Plans.
  9. Work with HR to develop and implement training programs to broaden ICT skills in the University.
  10. Keep up to date with the latest technologies and determine what new technology solutions and implementations will meet University and system requirements.
  11. Develop and recommend appropriate actions to deliver efficient and effective ICT services.
  12. Prepare quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports.
  13. Coordinate ICT projects in liaison with the user departments.
  14. Develop ICT budgets and manage all ICT operational and capital expenditures by obtaining competitive prices from suppliers, to ensure cost effectiveness.
  15. Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Work closely with VC and DVCs.
  • Work Deans and HODs.
  • Build strong relationship with key stakeholders, donors and development partners.

KEY PERFORMANCE MEASURES

  • Project and general management knowledge and expertise.
  • Information Security Standards/practices.
  • Software development

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least master’s degree in Information Systems
  • Over 10 years’ working experience with at least 6 years in senior management position.
  • ICT related Certification
  • Qualification in Business/Systems Administration will be an added advantage

VALUES AND COMPETENCIES

  • Integrity, honesty and ethics.
  • Strong skills in software development
  • Abreast of leading edge developments in ICT.
  • Demonstrate good planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Professionalism – maintains a professional approach based on ethics and CUEA values.

Applications should reach the Human Resources Manager on or before 5th January 2018.
 

Applicants should enclose a C.V., copies of relevant certificates and transcripts, and three reference letters from recognized persons/institutions.


NB: ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES SHALL BE CONTACTED.


Contact Information

The Catholic University of Eastern Africa
Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration, Finance And Planning
P.O. Box 62157 – 00200 

Nairobi – Kenya
 

Telephone: (020)2525811-5
 

Fax: 254-20-891084
 

Rev. Dr. Pius Male Ssentumbwe
Deputy Vice-Chancellor/Administration, Finance and Planning

Aga Khan Hospital Medical Internship in Mombasa

The Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa is an institution of Aga Khan Health Services, Kenya which is an Agency of Aga Khan Development Network. 

The hospital is part of an integrated health system that includes Hospitals and outreach health centers across East Africa. 

AKHS is one of the most comprehensive private not-for-profit health care systems in the developing world.

 

The Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa has attained acknowledgement of its quality service by achieving ISO 9001:2008 certification, ISO 15189:2012 accreditation for Medical Laboratory Services and is moving towards Joint Commission International Accreditation. 

The Hospital has also expanded its services to include Oncology Services complete with a Daycare Chemotherapy Centre, Midwifery Antenatal Care and Delivery, One Stop Breast Clinic, Lymphedema Therapy services in our Rehabilitation department and Pediatric Surgical Services. 

We have physical presence in Mtwapa, Nyali, KIlifi, Ukunda, Mombasa CBD center and Changamwe area

The hospital wishes to recruit ideal candidates for the following positions:-
 

Medical Internship

Applications are invited from medical graduates who have successfully completed their MBChB (or equivalent) undergraduate degree and have been recommended to do their rotational medical internship by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board.

Successful candidates are expected to commence their internship from January 2018 for a period of one year.
 

Interested Candidates should submit the following documents as part of their applications:

  • Formal application letter
  • Personal statement that includes future interests in Medicine.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Academic degree (MBChB/MBBS) together with all transcripts
  • Two letters of reference from Senior Consultants
  • Recommendation letter for rotational internship from the Medical Board

Deadline of submitting application is on 31st December 2017. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.