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IAT Career Advisors Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

We seek to recruit Career Advisors to be stationed at our various Nairobi Branches.

We are looking for a mature, honest, reliable and responsible individual who is very customer centered, is able to guide students to register for courses, possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrates ability to exercise good customer care. 

The successful individual should be able to maintain clean student records, should be self-motivated, time conscious, and meticulous about his/her work, must be a team player, have integrity and be able to work without close supervision. 

This is a sales position with a role similar to that of a “Receptionist” of a Front Office. 

The suitable candidate should:

  • Be a Diploma holder (with a Credit), in a business related field
  • Have a K.C.S.E. Aggregate grade of C+ with a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English
  • Have completed both ICDL 1 & 2 (attach copy with application)
  • Possess excellent interpersonal , communication skills and people skills
  • Be able to work flexible hours (up to 7p.m. in the evenings)
  • Have experience in handling customers and be a “people” person
  • Have worked in a similar role for at least 6 months.

How to Apply

If you strongly believe that you are competent to do the above job e-mail your curriculum vitae, your covering letter, all copies of your relevant certifications, and proof of present earnings to reach The HR Department not later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, 17th November, 2017

Send applications to: Institute of Advanced Technology,

P.O. Box 14201, 00800,
Nairobi, Kenya

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Cytonn Investments Business Development and Administration Interns Jobs

Cytonn Investments

Job Vacancy: Business Development and Administration Interns

Job Type:


Job Category: Business Development

Closing Date: November 20th, 2017

Location: Nairobi

Cytonn Investments is an independent investment 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 of projects under mandate across ten projects.

In private equity, we invest in banking, insurance, education, hospitality and technology.

To manage its rapid growth, the company is looking for highly motivated, dynamic, hardworking and self-driven team players to join the team in our Business Development and Administration Department. 

The position will afford the individuals a unique opportunity to participate in both a strong incentive structure and a clear path to a fulfilling career in Business Development and Administration.


  • Distribution Sales Administration, for our Real Estate Financial Advisors, and Independent Financial Advisors, Business Development and Administration in our Client Services function,
  • Recruitment of Real Estate Financial Advisors and Independent Financial Advisors in line with the company’s expansion strategy,
  • Identifying the training needs and ensuring the team is well trained,
  • Organizing sales competitions and motivational forums for the team,
  • Department administration tasks,
  • Working with business system analysts/Cytonn Technologies to improve the systems,
  • Contact and Database Management,
  • Follow up on tasks assigned to members in the various departments,
  • Monitoring of external emails to the department,
  • Smooth running of events (programme, invitation and thank you notes, speakers’ preparation, review write ups towards the event if any),
  • Recommend new products or improvement through online research and client engagement sessions,
  • Provide a list of all your new external contacts to client services on daily basis,
  • Attend meetings with external and or internal parties when called upon by departments.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time


  • A Bachelor’s degree (second class honors – upper division) with a minimum of B+ in KCSE or equivalent
  • Strong and proven administrative skills,
  • Good analytical and creative problem solving skills,
  • Strong organizational and time management skills – ability to adhere to deadlines, multi-task and be able to prioritize,
  • Ability to learn quickly and manage workload in a cooperative and demanding environment,
  • Proven experience in customer and market research,
  • Strong IT skills in all Microsoft Office packages,
  • Excellent data analytical skills,
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, with great accuracy, organization, attention to detail and follow-through.

How to Apply

Kenya: Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant-Nairobi

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 13 Sep 2017


Open to Internal and External Candidates

Position Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant

Vacancy Number: SVN/IOMSO/091/2017

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Classification: General Service Staff, Grade G5/01**

Type of Appointment: Short term, six (6) months with possibility of extension

Organizational Unit: Somalia Stabilization Initiatives

Direct Supervision: National Monitoring and Evaluation Officer-SSI Program

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 13th September 2017

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.


The SSI program in Somalia is primarily a community-based, small grants initiative implemented in close coordination with the donor, with communities in priority areas, and with all levels of Government, particularly newly formed District Administrations and regional state institutions. The overall objective of the program is to support the political transition of Somalia towards a functioning and stabilized Federal State through activities that promote good governance, consolidation of the federal structure, and a receptive environment to respond to emerging political contingencies.

Under the overall guidance of the National Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Nairobi, and under the direct supervision of National Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Nairobi, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in organizing, administrating, tracking and managing all aspects of the activities funded by the Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) in South West and Juba land regional Administration in Somalia in Phase 1 and in Galmudug Regional Administration in the second phase.

The Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant will provide technical assistance and facilitation in the design as well as the monitoring and evaluation of projects/activities to be implemented by SSI Dalbile in Somalia, assist the program in reaching its goals and assessing impact of its programming.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Work closely with the National M&E Officer to support the coordination of data collection, data quality assurance and data analysis in collaboration with the field based project teams;

  2. Support the development of grant specific Theory of Change, Activity Objectives and M&E Plans that are SMART;

  3. Participate in the development of and regularly update monitoring tools;

  4. In liaison with Senior Project Advisors, Project Advisors and M&E Assistants conduct monitoring visits to verify project progress and results;

  5. Assist in maintaining continuous dialogue with Project Advisors and M&E Assistants to facilitate a coordinated approach to activity monitoring and evaluation;

  6. Support training opportunities and workshops to help all TIS staff understand the information and monitoring system and their responsibilities within the system;

  7. Provide guidance to Grant Focal Persons on M&E Deliverables;

  8. Organize and participate in development and facilitation of M&E workshops for SSI Field Staff and awardee institutions;

  9. Support the development and submission of impact reports for transforming lives/snapshots accounts;

  10. Support and coordinate periodic evaluation of program clusters;

  11. Assist in providing technical and backstopping support for monitoring and evaluation to the field based M&E Assistants and Grant Focal Persons ;

  12. Support the National Monitoring & Evaluation Officer in actively promoting a culture of learning and generation of knowledge throughout the Project Team and among partners and stakeholders, including facilitation of sharing and reviewing knowledge for current application, as well as appropriately storing and disseminating it for use in future;

  13. Undertake travel duty as needed;

  14. Undertake any further duties as requested.

Required Competencies


  1. Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms
  2. Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders
  3. Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others
  4. Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
  5. Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  6. Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  7. Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others.
  8. Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  9. Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter
  10. Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation.
  11. Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;

Required Qualifications and Experience

  1. Three years (3) experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or other appropriate field;
  2. Technical skills in qualitative and quantitative evaluation and managing heavy data;
  3. Strong writing skills.
  4. Familiarity with information management systems;
  5. Good understanding of USAID Funded programs and UN Partners;
  6. A minimum of three years, experience in monitoring and evaluation, preferably in fragile state context;
  7. Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively and persuasively present information in a variety of settings and formats;
  8. Familiar with activity and grant reporting methods and information management systems;
  9. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, with proven experience in Access, Excel and Power point;
  10. English fluency required. Somali fluency preferred.


Fluency in English. Knowledge in Somali will be an added advantage.


Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

How to apply:

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit CV and a cover letter indicating the Vacancy Notice Number (SVN No…) on the subject line with three professional referees and their contacts (both email and telephone) to: recruitmentsomalia@iom.int

Closing Date: 13th September 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Posting period: From 30.08.2017 to 13.09.2017

Kenya: RMNCAH Service Delivery Advisor (2 positions)

Organization: Options Consultancy Services
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 08 May 2016

Short introduction

We are seeking RMNCAH Service Delivery Advisors to be responsible for improving the quality and utilisation of RMNCAH services and identify context specific interventions for maternal, newborn, child health, and WASH in line with the particular circumstances in the target sub-counties of Turkana or Samburu.


· Improving the quality and utilization of antenatal, delivery and postnatal care for the pregnant mother and the newborn

· Strengthening newborn care services by scaling up high impact interventions, such as helping babies breathe, use of chlorhexidine, and kangaroo mother care amongst others

· Institutionalizing respectful maternity care and supportive environments for pregnant women

· Improving data collation and utilization in order to track neonatal and maternal morbidity and mortality

· Coordinating with other partners to prevent and address high rates of acute malnutrition (Turkana only)

· With the Family Planning Advisor, oversight of activities to improve the delivery of quality family planning services.

Person specification

· A clinical background (Batchelor’s Degree in medicine, nursing, or related field with hands on clinical experience)

· At least five years of experience in implementing complex public health programs of similar scope and size in Kenya

· At least five years demonstrated experience at mid- or senior level in the following areas: maternal, newborn and child health and family planning/reproductive health and nutrition

· Demonstrated ability to work effectively with government representatives, for-profit private sector entities, local community organizations, donors and other stakeholders, particularly at the sub-national level, including demonstrated experience in building capacity for delivery of quality health services

· Experience in monitoring RMNCAH activities for routine tracking and reporting

· Experience in managing and supervising a technical team

· Strong oral and written communication skills

· Fluent in English and Swahili in reading, speaking and writing.

How to apply:

Application process

To apply, please send your CV with a summary email of your skills and experience to Kathy Samuel opportunities@options.co.uk. Candidates should state the role and preferred location as the subject.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications will be reviewed before the close date. Applications are strongly encouraged from Kenyan nationals.

Closing date for applications is: 8th May 2016