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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: CARE ASSISTANT

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

The care assistant position in Marie Stopes Kenya is uniquely tailored to meet the demands that are specific to our organization. Our core activities are provision of high quality, safe sexual and reproductive health services.

As such the holder of this position may require taking up responsibilities beyond the hospital setup care/nursing assistant role. The holder of the position is required to maintain a high degree of confidentiality in matters relating to the organisation and its clients.

Strategic Purpose of the Programme Operations Unit: to ensure excellent delivery all MSK outreach Programme activities and the development and funding of new work.

To provide care to clients under guidance of the nurse, clinical officer and the Centre Manager/Team Leader

Activities include:

· Prepares and serves refreshments for staff and clients at agreed times or as directed by the team leader.

· Provides clients' personal hygiene by giving bedpans, urinals, baths, assisting with travel to the bathroom; helping with showers and baths.

· Provides for activities of daily living by assisting with serving meals, feeding clients as necessary; ambulating, turning, and positioning clients; providing fresh water and nourishment between meals.

· To support clients through the provision of vocal local techniques during procedures.

· To conduct reception area activities

· To conduct centre clerical tasks

· To conduct daily data entry tasks

To provide other services that seek to promote the image of MSK

Activities include:

· Ensures cleanliness of the entire facility by cleaning as instructed by the team leader or other supervisors

· Follows all aspects of the infection prevention protocol and assist in Infection Prevention activities as directed by the Team Leader

· Ensure that theatre and bed linen is clean, pressed and available at all times.

· Keeps the kitchen clean and neatly arranged ensuring that utensils and cutlery are accounted for and hygienically kept.

· Runs errands as requested by the Centre Manager, such as banking daily income and buying items from petty cash, and provides the required receipts.

· Support the Centre team members by assisting to sterilize equipment and assist in the procedures as requested by service providers

To abide by all MSK policies and procedure in the performance of duties

Activities include:

· Maintains work operations by following standard operating procedures and policies.

· Protects organization's values by keeping patient information confidential.

· Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities which include attending CMEs

· Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Qualifications and Experience:

· Minimum ‘O’ Level qualification

· Tertiary qualification in business studies, nurse aide, customer care, front office management, or similar will be an added advantage.

· Minimum 1 year post training working experience.

· Knowledge of Computer is a MUST.

Skills:

· High regard for confidentiality

· Good communicator – written and oral

· High regard for client care

· Responsible

· Reliable

· Understanding

· Self confident

· Flexible

· Ability to be calm under pressure

· Enthusiastic

· Task-oriented

· Very comfortable with team work

· Honest

· Ability to work flexibly to meet service needs.

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 MSK encourages in all employees and they are defined below:

· Initiative

Thinking ahead 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.

· 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 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

· 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

· Team Player

Working as part of a team by being supportive, flexible and showing respect for each other

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.

Massive Recruitment at Port Florence Community Hospital, Kenya

Sonographer / Radiographer


Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences.

·         Higher diploma in ultrasound added Advantage.

·         Registered with a valid license by The Kenya Radiation Protection Board.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

Hospital Matrons

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or its equivalent.

·         Be registered with the Nursing Council and possess a current license.

·         Proven working experience of over 5 years post registration, three of them in a similar position

Clinical Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY & GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualification  

·         Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Surgery and above from a recognized training institution.

·         Have a registration certificate and a valid practicing license issued by the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya.

·         Computer literate.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy facility.

Health Records Information Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Health Records & Information Technology.

·         Proven 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

·         Computer literate.

·         Coordination & Reporting Skills

Hospital Administrators

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration / Management or any other relevant field.

·         Proven work experience of at least 5 years in a senior management capacity in a similar position.

·         Basic accounting skills & Computer Literate.

·         Strong communication and customer care skills.

Laboratory Technologists

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Laboratory Technology.

·         Registered by KMLTTB with current practicing license.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy laboratory.

Medical Officers

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from a recognized university.

·         Proven 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy facility.

·         Be Registered with Kenya Medical Practitioner and Dentist Board and possess a current license.

·         Computer literate.

Nurses (BSN, RGN, ICU, Midwifes & Renal Nurses)

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma Holder.

·         Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN).

·         Must be registered with the Nursing Regulatory Body.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

Pharmaceutical Technologists 

Port Florence Community Hospital with the aim to expand and reach out to different communities in order to provide healthcare services has opened new branches: SIAYA MEDICAL CENTRE IN SIAYA COUNTY GANJONI HOSPITAL IN MOMBASA COUNTY that are now recruiting for immediate placement.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates across the country for this position.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology.

·         Valid and up to date registration license by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board.

·         Proven over 2 years working experience in a similar role from a reputable and busy environment.

·         Computer literate.

How to Apply

Applicants to send Cover letter, CV and testimonials clearly indicating position applied for and Hospital choice to:

Human Resource Manager ,

Port Florence Community Hospital

P.O Box 3417

Kisumu.

OR Send by mail to hr.portflorence@gmail.com. Email subject line to read the position applied for & the Hospital choice. Applications to reach us by Friday, 4th May 2018.

While we thank all applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Request for Proposal for Travel Management Services

Organization: World Agroforestry Centre
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 28 Mar 2018

The International Centre for Research in Agroforestry – ICRAF (also known by the brand name ‘World Agroforestry Centre’) is a centre of scientific excellence that harnesses the benefits of trees for people and the environment. Leveraging the world’s largest repository of agroforestry science and information, we develop knowledge practices, from farmers’ fields to the global sphere, to ensure food security and environmental sustainability.

ICRAF is seeking to appoint a travel management company to deal with all our global travel needs as detailed in the RFP. We will require this company to demonstrate experience in dealing with International Organisations and the Not for Profit sector and to propose a team of travel consultants who understand the various challenges that we are likely to face.

The successful bidder shall be contracted for an initial period of one year, renewable up to a maximum period of three years, upon satisfactory evaluation of performance.

The successful travel agency shall have the following minimum qualifications:

  • Accredited BSP/IATA certification
  • A good track record of serving international organizations, embassies, multinational corporations with similar capacity and required volumes for a minimum of five years (list of corporate clients should be provided).
  • Financially capable of rendering services to ICRAF (Audited financial statements for 2016, 2015 and 2014 should be provided).
  • Maintains a platform for online bookings / airline reservations (i.e. Amadeus, Sabre, Galileo etc.). Has the ability to view fares of ‘Low‐Cost Carriers’ and where applicable, the ability to book with ‘Low‐Cost Carriers’ both through the Online Booking tool and offline.
  • Currently maintains a global network affiliation.
  • Ability to secure charity fares.
  • Has in its employ competent and experienced travel consultants, especially in ticketing and fare computations.
  • Has a robust business resilience plan to ensure delivery of the contract in the event of any aspect of its operations being disrupted due to unforeseen circumstances. This includes a sound corporate governance structure and strategy.
  • Is able to guarantee the delivery of products and services in accordance with the performance standards required in this Proposal.

How to apply:

Go to: http://www.worldagroforestry.org/request-proposal-travel-management-services

Kenya: Executive Director – ACTS

Organization: African Centre for Technology Studies
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 22 Jan 2018

Introduction

ACTS is currently recruiting for the position of Executive Director (ED). The ED is the Chief Executive Officer of the Centre, is responsible for ensuring sustained progress towards achieving ACTS purpose and mission, and reports to the Governing Council.
The ED is expected to provide overall scientific leadership of the Centre; set the direction of its research and dissemination programmes; develop and articulate strategies and operational plans and managerial leadership; provide strategic and operational leadership; build and maintain superior external partnerships; mobilize and manage resources in support of all operations of the Centre.
The ED will be joining a team and global network of excellent / award winning researchers in the area of science, technology and innovation policies. ACTS was in 2016 rated among the top three global think tanks in Climate Change, and number one in Africa. It is an exiting challenge for the new ED to maintain these standards and drive ACTS higher.

Job Function: Executive Management, Management

Industries: Research

Key Responsibilities include the following

  1. Overall leadership of ACTS, setting the direction of its research and dissemination programmes, developing and articulating strategies, operational plans, staff recruitment and staff evaluation.
  2. Overall managerial leadership of ACTS, including financial, operational and programme delivery functions; creation and management of the budget, supervision of the finance and administration functions, planning and control systems that measure success, encourage the delivery of results on time and are cost effective.
  3. Build and promote the Center’s reputation as a world-class science, technology and innovation research, training, advocacy and communications institution.
  4. Develop and implement an overall funding strategy for the Centre that delivers short and long term financial security and lead resource mobilization efforts that grow and diversify the Center’s funding.
  5. Provide clear direction in financial resource allocation consistent with the Center Strategic Plan and operations.
  6. Build a strategic positioning of ACTS globally and ensure that the Center’s unique contribution to science, technology and economy is clearly communicated and recognized in the wider community.
  7. Promote an open corporate culture based on excellence of delivery, characterized by high standards of critical and output oriented research, highly motivated staff, collegiality, a sense of urgency, participatory decision making, delegation of authority with responsibility, nurturing professional growth and commitment to ACTS ultimate purpose.
  8. Establish and nurture close links with partner organizations and represent ACTS in regional and global fora: the ED will maintain and reinforce relations with governments as well as with national, regional, and international organizations and other key players to maximize effectiveness and impact.
  9. Contribute to the overarching vision and strategic approach in the planning and development of Science, Technology and Innovation research in Africa, involving national research systems, the private sector as well as other regional and international research organizations.
  10. Establish a positive and empowering work environment in conformity with organizational values, policies, and procedures.
  11. Provide a consistent and empowering vision that supports the sourcing and development of human resources, and create a culture that motivates staff for high professional achievement.
  12. Represent the ACTS Secretariat in the Governing Council and the Executive Committee of the Governing Council as an ex-officio member.
  13. Participate in the ACTS Endowment Foundation Trust as an ex-officio member.

Profile of the candidate

  1. Applicants should preferably be in their mid-career, an energetic person with experience in research, policy analysis, advocacy and resource mobilization
  2. Have relevant degree and at least 5 years’ experience of running an organisation or team of similar size and scope as ACTS.
  3. Candidate must have strong leadership and management skills;
  4. Candidate must have experience of strong and effective relationships with governments, international organizations, civil society, and the private sector; positive and pro-active strategies for building trust, confidence and productivity with partner organizations, and to working with countries, regional and international organizations; and highly developed abilities in resource mobilization.

How to apply:

This is a 5 years contract, renewable.
Highly motivated and dynamic persons are invited to apply. Candidates from Africa are encouraged to apply. The role is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
Interviews will be conducted between 29th January and 5th February 2018 in Nairobi.

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Kenya: Finance Director – ACTS

Organization: African Centre for Technology Studies
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 18 Jan 2018

Introduction

ACTS is currently recruiting for the position of Finance Director (FD). The FD is responsible for the financial and administrative aspects of the Centre, reporting to the Executive Director, with an ex-officio post on the Executive Committee of the Governing Council. The FD’s main responsibilities are to: be accountable for the financial probity and financial security of the Centre; deliver operational and strategic reporting regarding the Centre’s finances; ensure the Centre has adequate levels of income and that its resources are suitably matched to such income; manage an administrative team within the Centre to deliver operational excellence within an organization with typical annual spend of US$ 3-10 million.
The candidate will be joining a team and global network of excellent / award winning researchers in the area of science, technology and innovation policies. ACTS was in 2016 rated among the top three global think tanks in Climate Change, and number one in Africa.

Key responsibilities include:

  1. Overall leadership of the finance and administrative activities at ACTS, setting the policies and procedures to ensure proper and effective financial management.
  2. Develop and implement an overall funding strategy for the Centre that delivers short and long term financial security and lead resource mobilization efforts that grow and diversify the Center’s funding.
  3. Overall responsibility for ensuring ACTS income is sufficient for its needs in both the short and long term and that operational costs are aligned with the income.
  4. Deliver fast and accurate reporting throughout the ACTS organization and ensure that financial processes are well defined, appropriate and adhered to across the Centre.
  5. Be responsible for the financial probity of the Centre and ensure a culture of zero tolerance for corrupt or illicit practices is maintained throughout the organization.
  6. Establish and nurture close links with partner/donor organizations and support the ED in contractual discussions regarding both existing and new programs of work.
  7. Build and promote the Center’s reputation amongst donors and customers and develop a strategy for financial endowment to provide the Centre with long-term financial stability.
  8. Support the ED to ensure sustained progress towards achieving ACTS purpose and mission.
  9. Represent the ACTS Secretariat as an ex-officio member in its dealings with the Executive Committee of the Governing Council on financial and administrative matters.
  10. Represent the ACTS Secretariat by invitation in its dealings with the Governing Council (alongside the Executive Director) on financial and administrative matters.

Profile of the candidate

  1. The preferred candidate for this position is a fully qualified accountant with CPA(K)/ ACCA, with good quality degree from a well-respected university;
  2. The preferred candidate should have a minimum 5 years’ experience of running the finance and administration department of an organization with US$ 3-10M turnover;
  3. The preferred candidate should have the ability to self-start and run a finance operation in a hands-on way, without a large team of supporting staff.
  4. The candidate should have the ability to analyze and report financial data and to communicate this clearly within the organization and to the Governing Council; has the experience of contract negotiation, contract management and associated procedures.
  5. The candidate should be detail-oriented and have the ability to put in place the required processes for cost control and management; have experience of employment law and employment contracts; a collaborative worker, operating closely alongside the Executive Director and Programme Director to acquire new finance and to oversee existing programs.
  6. Complete familiarity with conventional accounting tools (e.g SAGE) and the ability to drive appropriate financial IT solutions for the organization are required.
  7. Experience with working with financial donors / NGO sector would be a distinct advantage but not mandatory.

How to apply:

This is a 3 years contract, renewable.

Highly motivated and dynamic persons are invited to apply. The role is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Interviews will be conducted between 29th January and 5th February 2018 in Nairobi.

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Construction Industry Procurement Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title:  Procurement Officer – Construction
 

Salary: 35K
 

Location: Nairobi

Career Management Centre seeks to recruit a Procurement Officer for one of clients in the construction industry to handle all procurement and supply chain activities.
 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementation and enforcement of procurement regulations and procedures, procurement planning to ensure no stock outs at any one time
  • Managing driver routings and logistics to various construction sites
  • Receiving supplier invoices and verifying information on Supporting documents (delivery notes and supply requisitions-LPO) in order to establish the accuracy of delivered
  • Maintain records of purchases, pricing, and other important data
  • Review and analyze all vendors/suppliers, supply, and price options
  • Develops plans for purchasing equipment, services and supplies
  • Negotiate the best deal for pricing and supply contracts
  • ensure that the products and supplies are high quality
  • Create and maintain inventory of all incoming and current supplies
  • Maintain and update list of suppliers and their qualifications, delivery times, and potential future development

Skills and qualifications

  • Relevant training in procurement or supply chain
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience procurement or supply chain, experience in construction industry will be an added advantage
  • Must have good computer skills.

How to Apply
 

Business Process Manager Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Business Process Manager
 

The Role: To increase the quality of services while reducing costs and improve business processes by eliminating defects and enhancing quality while achieving and maintaining optimal levels of process performance.
 

Responsibilities

Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to have a vision of the big picture.
  • Able to understand that changing one step in the process can impact other process activities.
  • Ability to change the hearts and minds of employees affected by any changes in the processes.
  • To engage employees to inspire and empower them to provide input into process change.
  • Ability to encourage employees to embrace new process once it is implemented.
  • Exceptional determination, self-motivation and interpersonal skills. Promoting a new process innovation to achieve the cultural shift required to help the organization embrace a new innovation.
  • Call Centre experience would be highly preferred


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Travel Centre Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya (100K)

Our client, in travel industry is urgently seeking to recruit a Travel Centre Manager to join their team.
 

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 

Salary: 100K

Responsibilities

Process Optimization

  • Assist in the development of operational policies and procedures
  • Manage Client Service Levels
  • Provide the highest levels of service delivery to clients and stakeholders.
  • Manage daily service levels across all communications channels.
  • Telephone and email service factor monitored and met Transaction processing time, i.e. turnaround time
  • Online booking tool adoption and awareness
  • Ensure, in coordination with account management, that all team members are aware of client travel policy and service level requirements and participate in client meetings when required.
  • Ensure all transactions are charged and that open transactions are investigated and processed in a timely manner.
  • Create a Customer First culture and manage culture Change.

Qualifications

  • University Degree from a recognized institution.
  • 2-3 years of experience in the same role.
  • Sound understanding of the online travel business.
  • Manages time effectively to meet agreed deadlines, integrity, respects confidentiality and is trustworthy.
  • He/she must be a dynamic communicator, must have excellent written skills, and be a client-focused individual.
How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their CV to ‘email protected’ indicating the job tittle “TRAVEL CENTRE MANAGER ” on the subject line by 7th October 2017.

 

Solar Company Logistics and Repair Manager Job in Kisumu, Kenya

BBOXX Capital Kenya Limited

We are an international company based in London leading the solar revolution across the developing world.  Currently operating in 14 different countries we have already electrified 200,000 people.  

We are aiming to make that number 20 million by the year 2020.  Unlike other off-grid solar providers, the company controls the whole process from design to manufacture to distribution and financing.

1. Job Title: Logistics and Repair Manager
 

 

2. Reports to: Managing Director
 

3. Location: Distribution Centre (Kisumu)
 

4. Purpose: The Logistics and Repair Manager is responsible for overseeing all the Distribution Centre processes and managing the people responsible, namely Repair Technicians and Logistics Officers.

5. Responsibilities:

  • Manage all shipments arriving in the country
  • Manage all stocks moves and levels within the country
  • Ensure the distribution centre is organised and working efficiently
  • Provide oversight on technical repairs and refurbishment department
  • Manage and coach repairs technicians and logistics officers
  • Report to MD and department heads with KPIs
  • Ensure weekly reports and documentation are achieved reliably

6. Description of tasks:

  • Speaking with the China company to organise relevant shipping documents
  • Liaising with the China company to ease our import process
  • Working with the clearing agents to manage customs clearance
  • Handle tax exemption requests
  • Ensure efficient clearing process
  • Monitor stock movements between warehouse and shops
  • Organise inter-company orders
  • Ensure shops continuously have the correct stock
  • Organise delivery of stock to shops to maintain stock levels
  • Maintain strong 5S warehouse management principles
  • Encourage 5S principles and other best stock practices throughout the business
  • Assist with product support investigations
  • Report on all product issues
  • Suggesting improvement to the refurbishment and stock management processes

Skills and Qualifications Desired:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement/ Supply Chain Management or related field
  • At least 3 years’ experience in supply chain /Warehouse and or Logistics role in a busy work environment
  • Strong analytical, communication, decision making and interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • A dynamic and positive attitude, excellent organization, coordination and planning skills