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Kenya: Business/Mathematics teacher

Organization: Trócaire
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 28 Jul 2018

Trocaire is advertising this role on behalf of its partner orgnaisation St. Joseph Development Programme Kangemi.

Background to the role

St Joseph Development Programmes (SJDP) Kangemi is the social arm of St Joseph the Worker Parish Kangemi – Nairobi. The office is seeking to recruit a Business/Mathematics teacher in its drive to efficiently deliver quality education to the people of Kangemi. The Business/Mathematics Teacher is a key and integral member of the Technical Secondary School teaching team responsible for ensuring quality and affordable education.

REQUIREMENTS

· A Bachelor’s degree in Education (Business/Maths) or equivalent from a recognized University/College.

· A minimum of 1 years teaching experience

· Good communication skills and strong supervisory and leadership competencies.

· Good analytical skills

· Unwavering professionalism

· Problem Solver

· Self-driven

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes of different ages and abilities;
  • Teaching
  • marking work, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of students' progress and development;
  • timely reporting of students results to the appropriate authorities;
  • liaising with the dean and principal to address the needs of the students;
  • researching new topic areas, maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge, and devising and writing new curriculum materials;
  • selecting and using a range of different learning resources and equipment;
  • preparing students for qualifications and external examinations;
  • managing student behaviour in the classroom and on school premises, and applying appropriate and effective measures in cases of misbehaviour;
  • undertaking pastoral duties, such as taking on the role of form tutor, and supporting students on an individual basis through academic or personal difficulties;
  • accompanying students for pastoral programmes, visits and activities;
  • communicating with parents and carers over students' progress and participating in departmental meetings, parents' evenings and whole school training events;
  • liaising with other professionals, such as learning mentors, careers advisers, educational psychologists and education welfare officers;
  • participating in and organising extracurricular activities, such as outings, social activities and sporting events;
  • Undergoing regular observations and participating in regular in-service training as part of continuing professional development.
  • Other duties that may be required of you from the administration

How to apply:

St Joseph Development Office offers an affordably attractive salary to the candidate with the requisite experience and passion for the role. Interested candidates should send applications to recruitment.hra2018@gmail.com by the 28th July 2018

NB: In your application, you are required to clearly state your salary expectation.

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Kenya: CENTER MANAGER

Organization: Marie Stopes International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jul 2018

Marie Stopes Kenya (MSK) provides comprehensive SRH services through its branch network of 23 clinical facilities, called Centers of Excellence.

These facilities provide a wide range of services including: medical consultation, specialist gynaecological consultations; comprehensive FP services including LAPM; pre- and post-natal care; child welfare services; comprehensive laboratory services; 24 hour maternity services; free condom distribution; school health education; voluntary medical male circumcision; PMTCT and VCT services; STI diagnosis and treatment; post abortion care and safe delivery and associated services.

The Center Manager position is within the Marie Stopes Kenya (MSK) Programme Operations Department.

The holder of this position reports to the Senior Coordinator MSK Centers, but also engages other department’s heads as and when need arise.

The Center manager is responsible for the smooth running of a MSK Center. He/she is expected to ensure clinical quality, delivery of high quality services, as well as client safety. He/she assists the Senior Coordinator with budget management to make sure they are all consistent with organizational goals and objectives. He/she will also provide leadership and manage support staff for the Center.

He/she will also provide professional services – if his/her profile is clinical – that complement the Service provider’s role of delivering primary health care services at the allocated center or any other center as the need arises.

  1. Technical and clinical service provision

Activities include:

· To provide all of the following clinical services to a consistently high standard and in accordance with clinical guidelines and protocols: All methods of short and long-term contraceptive methods, including injections, implants and IUDs.
Cervical screening, STI screening and treatment and VCT.
Removal of implants and IUDs where required.
Assistance with tubal ligation and vasectomy procedures.
To conduct weekly checking of essential equipment, promptly inform the Team Leader of their current status, and following up repairs or maintenance as required.
To carry out all nursing procedures (as laid down in the procedure manual).
To maintain high standards of cleanliness and infection control measures.
To ensure instruments are appropriately sterilised and stored in compliance with infection control protocols.
To order medical supplies and consumables in good time to avoid shortage.
To ensure proper storage of medical supplies.
To support clients through the provision of vocal local techniques during procedures.
To attend clinical training and supervision as required.
To promote and ensure proper use of the Client Information Centre (CLIC)
To support new team members in their induction & orientation and assist with training as required.

2.Business Management

· Business planning and development: Prepare annual business plans with SMART objectives and strategic plans of how to achieve them. Continually assess all areas of the service provided to clients to ensure continued financial viability and take tough decisions where services are deemed non-viable.

· Increasing productivity and product margin: Continually review the efficiency of the centre, especially with regards to the core services in MSK

· Financial Management: Monitor income and expenditure, seeking support from Finance as required, and take appropriate action to ensure financial KPIs are met. · Marketing: Instill a marketing culture with teams so that everyone is aware of their individual responsibility for the success of their centre. Agree marketing activities with the centre marketing champion and the MSK Marketing team. Strengthening appropriate referrals with other RHN providers, CHWs and pharmacies within the region.

3.Operational Management

· Optimise client numbers: Optimise capacity within the centre by efficiently managing human resources; continually reviewing the effectiveness of systems and working practices; and maintaining an effective client flow to minimise client wait times.

· Compliance to the national healthcare guidelines and MSI protocols: Ensure compliance with national minimum healthcare standards taking immediate action where appropriate on any areas identified for improvements as a result of internal or external audits or inspections.

· Contingency planning: Ensure there is an appropriate plan in place which anticipates any risks to your centre and MSK and outlines appropriate action to be taken to minimise impact.

· Stock management: Ensure no over/under- stocking and also that stock is well handled. · Health and Safety: Take overall responsibility for team, client and general safety in the Centre and as a consequence of its activities. · IT management: Utilisation and close supervision of the Client Information Center software (CLIC)

4 .Quality Management

· Quality management: Promote and maintain the quality management systems as laid out by MSK and MSI. · Client feedback : Ensure client feedback and prompt conclusion to potential clients complaints

5.People Management

· Motivation of team: Engage and motivate all team members within the centre so that they understand and work to achieve centre objectives and KPIs and so that their role has a positive impact on the centre’s success.

· Performance management: Take an active approach to managing the performance of all team members by providing honest feedback on performance; providing formal reviews at least annually; setting appropriate objectives; ensuring appropriate behaviours are discussed and appropriate training plans are put in place.

· Induction: Clearly define structured local induction plans to ensure new team members understand the requirements of their role and have appropriate training to do the job. Ensure that all new team members attend corporate induction within the first 3 months of starting.

· Discipline of team: Take immediate and appropriate action in the event of misconduct or serious underperformance of team members, seeking support from People & Development Department as required and ensuring action is in line with MSK’s HR policies.

· Communication: Put in place mechanisms for effectively communicating with team members ensuring that the approaches used provide opportunities for two-way discussion. Promote a feedback culture within the team.

· Learning and development: Create a learning environment to ensure your team members have the appropriate skills to deliver service excellence; assess and forward plan for training needs, getting appropriate support from the MSK Learning & Development function and ensure attendance on mandatory/planned courses.

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

Skills and Experience

Qualifications:

· Bachelor Degree in Health or Business Administration (combination of related education and operational experience in a health care organization may be substituted for Bachelor Degree in Health or Business Administration

Experience:

· (5) years experience in healthcare field

· Significant operational, hands on management including team management gained within a customer focused service industry

· Healthcare management experience

· Have held, worked to and/or monitored a budget or business plan

Skills:

· IT literacy: confident using MS Office

· MS Word for reports

· MS Excel

· team leadership skills: effective delegation, supervision, coaching and motivation

· communication skills: to convey message clearly and concisely, in a manner appropriate to the target audience both in writing and verbally

· financial skills: understand and use financial information such as balance sheets and profit and loss accounts to inform business decision making

Attitude / Motivation:

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

· Initiative

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

· Innovative

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

· Effective Communication

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

· Responsive

Being responsive to changing priorities and demands

· Working Efficiently

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

· Sharing Information

Sharing information and knowledge whilst maintaining confidentiality

· Focus on Learning

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

· Commitment

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

· Driven

Drive and determination to deliver results

· Accountable

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

· Embracing Change

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

· Motivated

Motivation towards achieving quality results to maximise potential

How to apply:

· Applications quoting the position title with a detailed CV, contact details of 3 referees including their email addresses (1 of which should be your immediate supervisor, 1 former supervisor and 1 any other but not a relative) should be submitted to: pd@mariestopes.or.ke on or before July 25, 2018.

· Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Short Term Project Assistant

Organization: Uraia Trust
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 05 Jul 2018

The key responsibilities of this position will include:
• Participate in the implementation of the civic engagement work plan.
• Support in reviewing of partner reports and harvesting civic engagement results as per the outputs indicators and targets.
• Support in the monitoring of partners in the civic engagement cluster.
• Help in compiling of civic engagement reports.
• Support in the preparation of monthly programme activity reports for submission to the Head of programmes.
• Collate social accountability and budget related improvements from partner and budget facilitator initiatives
• Provide logistical support for training workshops including the budget facilitators training programme.
• Provide project implementation support for an anticipated short-term project.
• Any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

How to apply:

please forward your application letter and detailed CV stating your current position and salary if applicable, expected salary, contact details and quoting reference number UT/2018/06/03 with the subject being Application for Short Term Project Assistant by close of business on 5th July 2018 addressed to:
The Human Resources Unit
Uraia Trust
P O Box 28151-00100
E- Mail: jobs@uraia.or.ke
Hard copy applications may also be submitted during working hours at Uraia Trust’s physical address located at Uraia House, Jacaranda Avenue, Off Gitanga Road, Nairobi.

Kenya: Request for Proposals for Suppliers of Housing Products and Services to Artisans

Organization: Habitat for Humanity
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 31 Jul 2018

Background

Habitat for Humanity International’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Since 1976, Habitat for Humanity has helped more than 9.8 million people worldwide to improve their shelter conditions.

Habitat for Humanity formally launched the Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter (The Terwilliger Center) in October 2016. Formerly referred to as the Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance, The Terwilliger Center consolidates more than a decade of experience in developing market-based solutions for housing. Through The Terwilliger Center, Habitat will accelerate and facilitate better functioning of inclusive housing markets to enable more than 8 million people access to improved shelter solutions by 2020.

The Terwilliger Center focuses on mobilising investment capital to the housing sector, facilitating and advising housing market actors, and advancing knowledge around adequate housing. This aims at accelerating private sector solutions that meet the needs of low-income households and hence enabling markets to better meet the housing needs of low-income families.

Housing Construction Skills and Labour Programme

The Terwilliger Center is implementing the Housing Construction Skills and Labour Programme. The programme aims at stimulating improved access to quality housing construction services and improving the job quality of housing construction workers/artisans. The programme will focus on upskilling artisans, facilitating their registration and accreditation with relevant government agencies; building capacity of registered and accredited artisans to competitively participate in labour markets; stimulating markets for quality housing construction services and creating public awareness on quality housing construction services and regulatory policies.

The Terwilliger Centre is inviting organisations and companies offering diverse services and products targeting artisans/fundis in the housing sector e.g., training, market linkages etc and willing to collaborate in accelerating and deepening their market-based solutions to submit proposals. Interested applicants will present innovative market-based solutions for addressing labour market constraints for housing construction services. Successful applicants will receive technical and financial assistance in implementing their solutions up to a maximum of USD 25,000 on a cost share basis.

The opportunity to benefit from this program is open to private companies, organisations and training institutions that meet the following criteria:

  1. Have been in operation for at least two years,
  2. Have a fully developed marketable solution,
  3. Have fully developed training programmes, offering accredited courses and able to attract linkages with private sector actors,
  4. Have commercial interest and incentives to invest in the provision of quality housing construction services to low income housing segments and improvement of job quality for housing construction artisans,

v. Be willing to make an investment of at least 30% of the cost of the initiative

vi. Demonstrable focus and commitment to engaging youth in offering housing construction services will be an added advantage.

Illustrative Areas of Support

The following are the justifiable areas for support:

  • Activities to link artisans to new markets
  • Upskilling activities for artisans
  • Building capacity of firms to implement innovative approaches for addressing market constraints for housing construction services
  • Market research and feasibility on artisan skills and market participation
  • Facilitation of partnerships with other stakeholders in the housing construction services sector
  • Activities to promote the adoption of regulatory policies on housing construction in Kenya.

The following are the ineligible areas for financial support:

  • Providing finance or loans
  • Providing physical assets
  • Supporting recurring operational or working capital costs for the organisation
  • Salaries and allowances to personnel

This above list is not exhaustive and will vary based on The Terwilliger Centre’s understanding of the activities and how they contribute directly to the objectives of the programme.

Annex 1

Application Template

Request for Proposals for Suppliers of Housing Products and Services to Artisans

Preamble

  1. Information provided should be clear and concise

  2. The application should not exceed 5 pages

  3. All documents and information received as part of this process will be held and processed in full confidence as proprietary to each applicant

PART 1 – General Company Information

  1. Full Name of the Company (include/ attach brief profile of the company). Indicate Abbreviation if any

  2. Indicate category to which you are applying for:

a) Technical and vocational training to artisans

b) Market linkages for of artisanal services eg aggregation

c) Other services and product providers to artisans

3.. Type of organisation or other applicable form of registration eg, limited company, NGO etc

a. Attach proof of legal registration and current tax compliance certificate

  1. If entity not Kenyan, where is it registered (attach certificate)

a. Are you currently operating in Kenya?

b. If not, when do you plan to be operational in Kenya?

c. If yes, in which counties in Kenya does the company currently operate?

  1. Main company address including physical location

  2. Does your organisation have any previous or pending legal processes or investigations?

a. NO

b. YES __ (if yes, please specify and provide details)

  1. What products/services does your organisation offer related to this proposal? eg

a) Targeted to housing construction artisans

b) Targeted to low income households

  1. What is your target market in Kenya? What is the size of your target market?

a. What are the current barriers to growing your market?

  1. Please complete the Business Canvas Model (Annex lb) for your business (as it is currently)

  2. What do you see as the current gaps and opportunities in your sector?

PART 2 – Technical details – the solution

  1. Describe the solution your organisation is proposing to increase access of products and services to more artisans and low income households

a. Why is this solution innovative?

b. Why is this solution important both to the market and to your company?

  1. What need in the target market will this solution address?

  2. What will be the impact to your company if the solution is fully implemented?

  3. Why has the solution not been provided before and why?

  4. What scale of reach ill result in achieving this solution? 6.Will the solution be viable and sustainable to both your company and the low-income markets?Briefly explain. Part 3:Costing and implementation Plan 1.Please provide a costing structure/resource requirements for the solution you propose . a.How much resources have you already committed to this solution in the past? b. Show the cost share plan for the solution

  5. Provide an implementation plan for the solution.

  6. Please demonstrate your institutional capacity to implement your proposed solution .

How to apply:

Interested parties are invited to send their detailed proposals using the template attached in Annex 1 to procurement@hfhkenya.org and nkaraba@hfhkenya.org by close of business 31st July 2018. Please ONLY use the application template attached to this document. Only organisations/companies that meet the above criteria will be contacted for interview and visit to validate eligibility.

Questions related to this application should be sent to the above emails between 9th – 20th July 2018.

**Please note that issuance of this Request for Proposal (RFP) in no way constitutes a commitment by The Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter or Habitat for Humanity International to execute any agreement or to pay any costs incurred by organizations that respond to this RFP.

Kenya: Awards Management Coordinator Nairobi (Maternity Cover)

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 03 Jul 2018

Awards Management Coordinator Nairobi (Maternity Cover)

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose:

To support the Awards Director and National Award Manager in the planning, securing and managing of both development and humanitarian awards. The position plays a lead role in award information management and shares and coordinates information across departments.

Under the direction of the Awards Manager, the Awards Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that the SCI programme adheres to all its award management obligations internally within Save the Children and externally with donors. This will include managing awards from start to closeout and ensuring data quality in the Award Management System. This position is specifically responsible for assigned awards, and will ensure compliance with financial and administrative requirements, donor specific requirements and to make recommendations for improvements.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly

Contract Duration: 7 Months

Location: Somalia/Somaliland Country Office, Nairobi Kenya

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Social studies, Economics, Management, International Affairs or related field relevant to the position requirements
  • 5 years' experience in managing large awards facilities with minimum of 3 years working in international development
  • Excellent understanding of the awards management cycle, logical frameworks, and M&E concept
  • Knowledge of awards and contracts regulations and reporting requirements of major donors such as EU, DFID, ECHO, UN agencies, DANID
  • Experience of managing awards, cooperative agreements and contracts for major donor
  • Practice knowledge of financial awards accounting and management.
  • Experience of analyzing and commenting on variances between actual and budgeted expenditure and relating this to activity reporting
  • Have a basic knowledge of sectorial programming and log frames
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to explain complex issues to both staff and pee
  • Ability to manage a complex and varied workload; to work effectively under pressure; and to organize and priorities work to ensure deadlines are met.
  • An energetic, flexible and proactive approach with the ability to work both independently and cooperatively within a team setting
  • Strong team working skills and ability to develop and maintain effective working relations at all levels both within and outside the t
  • Ability to challenge and negotiate assertively and cooperatively with senior sta
  • Proven ability to handle challenging work load with minimum motivation
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills;

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=emVuYS40Mzk0OS4zODMwQHNhdmV0aGVjaGlsZHJlbmFvLmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ

Kenya: Data Quality Assessment Consultant

Organization: International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc.
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 31 Jul 2018

International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI), a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over two hundred projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health.

Job Title: Data Quality Assessment Consultant

Department/Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Reports To: Chief of Party or Designee

Type: Consultant

Overview:

International Business and Technical Consultants Incorporated (IBTCI) is seeking a Data Quality Assessment (DQA) Consultant. He or she will be responsible for a number of activities to ensure that the USAID/EA/Somalia Office is aware of 1) the strengths and weakness of data collected by the Office from its implementing partners; 2) the extent to which the data can be trusted to influence management decisions.

This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya and requires short trips throughout Somalia. The estimated start date is October /November 2018 and the position will continue intermittently until February 2019.

Essential Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

The Data Quality Assessment (DQA) Consultant must:

  • Review documentation, including past DQAs, the USAID/Somalia Performance Management Plan, and Implementing Partner (IP) Activity Monitoring & Evaluation Plans.
  • Communicate with IPs such that they are adequately prepared for the DQA.
  • Train IPs using a mix of teaching techniques such as lectures, discussions and practice exercises to ensure that trainees are able to internalize information provided and apply their learning.
  • Ensure that all necessary information is collected during meetings with IPs and site visits; travel to the sites and report findings.
  • Review each indicator against the quality standards and complete a DQA checklist and where appropriate a System Assessment Protocol at the USAID, IP and IP sub-contractors level (as appropriate); based on this review, and identify actionable recommendations to address any emerging data quality issues.
  • Facilitate a series of validation and findings dissemination workshops with each IP and their COR/AOR.
  • Submit a detailed DQA report to IBTCI/SPSS.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive experience in conducting rigorous and evidence-based DQAs;
  • Strong understanding of stabilization, electoral systems, and democracy and governance programming;
  • Proven ability to review and update training materials and conduct trainings, findings dissemination sessions using DQA findings;
  • Knowledge of USAID requirements on DQAs; and
  • In-depth understanding of USAID performance management standards and guidelines.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least eight years of experience in monitoring and evaluation, preferably with experience working on USAID projects;
  • Extensive experience in conducting rigorous and evidence-based DQAs;
  • Willingness and ability to travel to Somalia; and
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

Education:

Graduate degree in a relevant field preferred.

Working Environment: Work is typically performed in an office environment.

Physical Requirements: This is largely a sedentary position that requires the ability to speak, hear, see, and lift small objects up to 20 lbs.

Supervisory Responsibility: This position does have supervisory responsibilities.

Travel: International travel to Somalia is required.

No phone calls please. All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted.

IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

How to apply:

https://hire.withgoogle.com/public/jobs/ibtcicom/view/P_AAAAAAEAAADBKt3R5kgzKF

Kenya: Project Accountant

Organization: European Committee for Agricultural Training
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 25 Jun 2018

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

JUVENILE JUSTICE PROGRAMME KENYA

Organization: CEFA

Title of the position: Project Accountant (1 Position Available)

Location: Nairobi Kenya

Duration of the project: 36 Months

Duration of the contract:

12 Months (Renewable up to a maximum of 31 months and with a 3 months trial period)

Starting date: As soon as possible, not later than the 1st of August 2018

CEFA – European Committee for Training and Agriculture (Comitato Europeo per la Formazione e l’Agricoltura) is an Italian NGO, founded in 1972, whose works lays its foundation on the principles of solidarity and cooperation between different regions of the world in the name of Justice, Human Rights and Peace. CEFA believes in strengthening local institutions, aiming to improve livelihood opportunities for local communities and households’ living conditions through capacity building, awareness raising and advocacy for the protection of vulnerable children and fundamental human rights. Actually CEFA is running programs in 10 different Countries across Africa, Latin America and Europe.

Brief outline of the project: the project aims at strengthening the Juvenile Justice System in Kenya in compliance with the international standards and involving local authorities, all relevant stakeholders, civil society and the private sector.

CEFA is therefore looking for 1 well-qualified Accountant who shall work towards achieving the objectives of this project. The purpose of this position is to maintain operational efficiency in organizational and accountancy duties.

MAIN DUTIES

· Implement On the Job Training to support the capacity building of government staff and the improvement of their service provision;

· Managing the day to day operational and administrative activities of the project ensuring timely response for issues requiring action;

· Preparation and payment of staff salaries. Also prepare the staff statutory deductions i.e. NHIF, NSSF, PAYE and withholding Tax.;

· Preparation and disbursement of funds transfer to the field;

· Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations;

· Analyze and correct monthly accountability from partners and the field for further posting to the final monthly accountancy. Further ensures that the monthly accountancy reports are submitted on time to the Headquarters, Bologna;

· Assist in the preparation of accounts for the organization’s annual audit and prepare the relevant project files for the auditors;

· Supports the Project Manager in the preparation and follow up in budget planning, expenditure and reporting;

· Make payment to suppliers;

· Handling of the project’s petty cash;

· Maintain an updated inventory of assets procured by the project ensuring proper tagging of the same;

· Ensure effective documentation and filing of key project documents and data;

· Assist in any other non-routine tasks as may be requested.

EDUCATION, COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

· ‘O’ level Minimum KCSE C plain

· Degree in Accounting/Economics/Business or Diploma in social work with a 3 years’ field experience

· CPA Part II

· Relevant certification

· Attention to detail, deadline oriented and confidentiality,

· Data entry management and General math skills

· Must have at least 3 years working experience in Accounting, preferably for local or International NGOs

· Facilitation skills

· Reporting Skills

· Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Office Package)

· Fluent in English and Swahili

Functional Skills:

· Team Work

· Good communication skills

· Strong organizational and problem solving skills with analytical approach

· Must be able to work independently with limited supervision

· Ability to strictly adhere to deadlines

· Readiness to sign and abide to a Child protection policy

· Readiness to commit and adhere to values, mission and vision of CEFA

How to apply: Please send your CV with at least 2 relevant referees to the following email address: vacancies@cefakenya.com

Please Note that only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for the interview

Specify as email subject the Title of the position: Project Accountant.

Deadline: 25th of June 2018.

How to apply:

How to apply: Please send your CV with at least 2 relevant referees to the following email address: vacancies@cefakenya.com

Please Note that only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for the interview

Specify as email subject the Title of the position: Project Accountant.

Deadline: 25th of June 2018.

5 Administrative Officers Jobs in Kenya

Administrative Officer


Ref: TUR/CPSB/048/2017/2018:

Job Group “L”

Positions: 5

Terms of service: Permanent and Pensionable

Responsibilities

·         General office administration, assets management and inventory.

·         Planning and maintaining security; co-ordination and organization of County Government functions;

·         Coordinate compilation of annual reports;

·         Coordinate performance management and overseeing implementation of County Government development projects.

Requirements

·         A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following discipline:-Public administration, Business administration/Management, Community Development or any other Social Science or its equivalent qualification from recognized institution in Kenya;

·         Certificate in Computer application from a recognized institution;

·         Attended a supervisory course lasting not less than one (1) week from a recognized institution;

·         Demonstrated general administrative ability required for direction, control and implementation of administrative services.

NOTE:

Salary, allowances and other benefits are per the rates prescribed by the salaries and remuneration commission.

How to Apply

All written applications, CVs, copies of certificates, testimonials and identity card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:

The Secretary,
Turkana County Public Service Board,
P.O. BOX 05 – 30500
Lodwar

OR

Delivered by hand at the reception desk at Turkana County Public Service Board Offices located along Nawaitorong’ road Opposite Lodwar Club located off Kitale-Lodwar highway.

All applications to reach the office before the close of business on Monday, 15th June, 2018

Important information to all candidates;

·         Applicants are advised to apply for only one position

·         Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

·         Any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification

·         Officers serving with the County Government of Turkana will be required to fill form TCPSB 2B which will be collected from Turkana County Public Service Board Offices during working hours.

N/B Youth, Women and Persons Living with disability (PWDs) are encouraged to apply.

Kenya: Finance Manager – Adeso HQ

Organization: Adeso
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 14 Jun 2018

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: FINANCE MANAGER – ADESO HQ

Organization: Adeso – African Development Solutions, www.adesoafrica.org

Position Title: Finance Manager – HQ

Reporting To: Executive Director

Working With: Country Directors, HR, Programs and Operations Teams

Program/Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Duration: One (1) Year, Renewable

Starting Date: Immediately

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

Adeso, formerly known as Horn Relief, is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy.

For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future.

Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

Position Summary

The Finance Manager will be a full-time member of the Adeso staff, working with the Programs, HR and Operations teams both at HQ and the field offices.

Position Purpose

· Financial Management.

· Business Planning and Donor Management.

· Compliance and Implementation of Policies and Procedures.

· Risk Management.

· Capacity Building.

SPECIFIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Financial Management

· Planning and coordinating the activities of the Finance department by ensuring that there are adequate resources to effectively undertake the planned activities for the department.

· Providing leadership and supervision to all Finance Department staff and ensuring that they carry out their daily tasks in an effective and efficient manner as per Adeso’s policies and procedures, and donor requirements.

· Assisting Program Managers and Country Directors in the preparation and monitoring of budgets for all projects/programs as per Adeso and Donor formats, on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

· Providing timely and sound financial reports to the management, donors and other stakeholders on monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

· Assisting in the institution of organizational financial policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Adeso’s policies and procedures, and donor regulations.

· Reviewing monthly payments including payroll for all staff.

· Reviewing reconciliations of all balance sheet items on monthly basis.

· Ensuring that employee advances are tracked on monthly basis.

· Strengthening financial systems and internal controls by ensuring that transactions are properly captured, reviewed and recorded accordingly in the system.

· Ensuring that all payments are adequately supported by the relevant documents.

· Conducting performance appraisals for the Finance Department staff with the view to building capacity;

· Monitoring expenditures, budgets and cash flow and informing the management of major issues whilst suggesting corrective actions as when needed.

· Ensuring proper coding, posting and approval of all transactions in the Serenic/Accounting system.

· Periodically reviewing the fixed assets register and ensuring that it reconciles with the accounting system records.

· Preparing and presenting financial updates and reports to the Management and the Board of Directors.

Business Planning and Donor Management

· Leading Adeso’s budget planning processes, including program and annual budget preparation and review.

· Leading in the review, revision and updating of financial, operations policies and procedures for Adeso as and when required.

· Monitoring budgets and program expenditure on monthly basis.

· Reviewing and consolidating monthly cash requests from country offices and ensuring timely liquidation

· Planning for the growth and expansion of the Finance function.

· Overseeing and managing institutional and program audits and liaising regularly with auditors (internal and external) and government agencies.

Compliance and Implementation of Policies and Procedures

· Undertaking regular financial monitoring in the field/country sub-offices and ensuring that staff adhere to Adeso and donor financial policies and procedures.

· Staying abreast of changes in regulatory environment, in particular, accounting, financial and statutory requirements of relevance to Adeso’s work and ensuring that the organization is in compliance with local statutory laws and legislations.

· Ensuring adherence to the financial requirements of donors, including matters of recruitment, procurement, allocations of expenses, compliance and reporting.

· Ensuring proper management of contracts and agreements at all times, including reviewing of donor contracts, vendor contracts, lease agreements, and any other service contracts as may be required.

Risk Management

· Providing strategic guidance to Adeso’s Management and Board of Directors on financial matters, including financial risk, budget size, structure and optimal use of resources and currency management.

· Identifying legal, operational, HR and financial risks and advising on best course of action.

· Overseeing the implementation of an Information Management System to safeguard Adeso’s institutional memory and encourage better information sharing between colleagues.

Capacity Building

· Training and mentoring Finance staff on the use of the computerized accounting software and ensuring that they follow the standard process of using the system.

· Providing orientation and training to all Adeso staff on effective cost management.

· Identifying any capacity gaps and assessing any capacity building needs for Adeso Finance team and proposing corrective action.

· Planning for and implementing capacity building activities for Adeso Finance staff and partners on timely and efficient manner.

· Managing, developing and mentoring Finance staff and ensure staffs develop competencies in the key functional areas.

· Assisting in the identification of best practices within and outside of Adeso and help in the documentation and implementation of such practices.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.

· Professional qualifications in accounting – CPA (K), ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent.

· A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience working in Non Profit sector.

· Experience in managing multi-donor programs/projects, multi-million dollar budgets for non-profit organizations.

· Expertise in budget development and monitoring, providing narratives to financial figures, financial analysis and quantitative data.

· Experience in institutionalizing financial policies and procedures and internal control systems.

· Strong attention to detail and a high level of organization.

· Excellent communication skills both oral and written and the ability to work independently and as part of team.

· Diplomacy, tact and negotiation skills.

· Willingness to travel regularly to and within remote areas.

· Ability to function effectively in a complex work environment, set appropriate priorities and deal effectively with numerous simultaneous requirements.

· Strong management skills and strong competencies in people management, capacity building and coaching.

· Proficiency in ERP/financial systems such as Serenic Navigator strongly preferred.

· Strong hands-on experience and knowledge of institutional donor funding requirements and regulations particularly European Commission, UN agencies, DFID and USAID to be able to advise Adeso management and staff accordingly.

· Strong analytical and numeracy skills as well as be ability to demonstrate experience of working with computerized accounting packages and spreadsheets with ability to transfer these skills to other users.

· Good knowledge of local and regional laws and statutory requirements.

· Highly developed interpersonal skills and a proactive approach to issues.

· Previous experience in similar position will be an added advantage.

· Spoken and written Somali and Arabic will also be an added advantage.

How to apply:

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. If you would like to join this dynamic team, please submit your application to jobs@adesoafrica.org, quoting “**Finance Manager – HQ**” in the email subject matter, by 14th June, 2018.

Each application should be addressed to the Regional Human Resources Manager and include the following:

· An updated CV; and

· An application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact information for three work-related referees.

Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Adeso is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on one's background, beliefs, gender or sexual orientation.

Kenya: Consultancy mission for a final project evaluation in Kenya

Organization: Handicap International – Humanity & Inclusion
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 01 Jun 2018

Handicap International, now Humanity & Inclusion (HI), is currently implementing a 4 year-long project about Maternal Neonatal Child Health (MNCH) in Korogocho and Kibera slums of Kenya, Under European Union funding. The project aims at improving long-term capacity of civil society organizations, in partnership with state actors, to implement effective MNCH, nutrition and family planning services for marginalized populations in Nairobi, especially those with disabilities. It is in this regard that HI and its partners would like to conduct an evaluation exercise to assess the impacts attained as a result of the project activities, lessons learnt and any existing gaps within the sector.

HI is looking for a consultant to carry out a final evaluation of this project in order to :

  • assess its impact in line with the set objectives
  • identify lessons learnt and good practices during project implementation
  • identify any existing gap when it comes to delivering mother and child inclusive health services for vulnerable populations including persons with disabilities.

This evaluation is expected to be carried out with the involvement of the beneficiaries of the project (Civil Society organizations, local Disabled People Organizations, parents of children with disabilities, health workers, community health volunteers) and policy makers Nairobi City County Health Services Department.

The research consultant/team as far as possible should fulfill the following criteria:

  • Possession of a degree in Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, Business and Economic related courses or other relevant field.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in conducting social science research, desk studies and analysis as evidenced by previous work.

  • Strong previous experience in end-line evaluations in the humanitarian sector. Experience in health and disability related surveys an added advantage.

  • Ability to develop analytical tools and conduct specialized analysis from multiple data source.

  • Use of KoBo toolbox in data collection /ODK

  • Knowledge and fluency in both English and Swahili

How to apply:

Applicants meeting the above requirements and available between June and August 2018 over 85 days (to be discussed) should submit the following:

  • An elaborate methodology and detailed work plan clearly indicating how he or she would implement the research consultancy.

  • Motivation letter and curriculum vitae indicating relevant qualification, skills, experience in similar consultancies and expected consultancy fee as well as full details of three referees.

  • Send electronic copies of the application to reach Handicap International office on or before June 1st 2018 to jobs.kenya@hi.org