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Housekeeping Supervisor Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Housekeeping Supervisor

Job Location: Nairobi

  • Assign workers their duties and inspect work for conformance to prescribed standards of cleanliness.
  • Investigate complaints regarding housekeeping service and equipment, and takes corrective action.
  • Obtain list of rooms to be cleaned immediately and list of prospective check-outs or discharges to prepare work assignments.
  • Inventories stock to ensure adequate supplies
§  Make recommendations to improve service and ensure more efficient operation.
§  Prepare reports concerning room occupancy, payroll, and department expenses
§  Perform cleaning duties in cases of emergency or staff shortage.

§  Examine building to determine need for repairs or replacement of furniture or equipment

and makes recommendations to management.

§  Issues supplies and equipment to workers.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Housekeeping experience in a hotel/serviced apartments a must
  • Fluent in English

To apply, send your CV and cover letter to info@adroitfl.com

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Housekeeper Job in Kenya

                Job Vacancy: House Keeper

Job Location: Nairobi

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Clean corridors, lobbies, stairways, elevators and lounges as well as guest rooms.
  • Organize work schedule from the room status list, arrivals and departures.
  • Distribute linen, towels and room supplies.
  • Restock room supplies.
  • Replace dirty linens with clean items inspect and turn mattresses regularly store all dirty laundry in line with company policy.
  • Check all appliances in rooms are in working order realign furniture and amenities according to prescribed layout.
  • Respond to guest queries and requests.
  • Respond to calls for housekeeping problems such as spills, broken glasses.
  • Deliver any requested housekeeping items to guest rooms.
  • Follow all company safety and security procedures.
  • Report any maintenance issues or safety hazards
  • Observe and report damage of property.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Trained in Housekeeping.
  • Fluent in English.

To apply, send your CV and cover letter to info@adroitfl.com

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Housekeeping Trainer Job

                Job Vacancy: Housekeeping Trainer (Part-time)

Job Location: Nairobi

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Give the housekeepers a tour of the hotel and make them familiar with the layout of the hotel they are working in.
  • Teaching them the appropriate ways to interact with the guests, the code of conduct and dress code.
  • Train them on what to do if a lost item is recovered in a guest’s room and teach them how to adhere to the lost and found policies.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experienced.
  • Fluent in English.

To apply, send your CV and cover letter to info@adroitfl.com

Clearly indicate the position applied for

Safepak Assistant Factory Manager Job in Kenya

Heifer International NGO Jobs in Kenya

Heifer International is a humanitarian development organization dedicated to ending hunger and poverty and caring for the Earth by empowering small holder farm families around the globe to become self-reliant and attain sustainable livelihood through economically viable agricultural enterprises.
 

Heifer international Kenya seeks to fill the positions below to support its country programs.

2 Livestock Production Officers (KEMDAP)

 

Based in Heifer International’s Rift valley and Upper Eastern Regional Offices under the leadership of Project Manager, Kenya Market Led Dairy Supply Chain (KEMDAP) Project. 

This is three and half year project whose goal is to improve the livelihoods of farmers and increase household incomes through improving dairy production and productivity. 

The project is funded by Swedish International Development Agency under the Public Private Development Partnership Programme and is to be implemented in partnership with New Kenya Cooperative Creameries Ltd. 

Tetra Pak Kenya and Tetra Laval Food Development Office in 6 counties in Eastern Kenya and the Rift Valley targeting 30,000 smallholder farmers in 23 producer organisations.
 

The Livestock production officers will:

  • Mobilize and strengthen Dairy Interest Groups to become effective participants in the dairy production improvement activities
  • Coordinate the delivery of Grassroot Trainings to improve Dairy Productivity
  • Develop and implement robust production monitoring indicators including a database for all production and productivity parameters
  • Provide technical support to Producer organizations to set up effective extension coordination and management structures at the grassroots
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly workplans and reports and submit to the project manager within the expected timelines
  • Participate in compiling of donor reports as requested

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the fields of veterinary medicine, animal science or other related field.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in a mix of dairy production, value chain competitiveness, or agriculture development.
  • Demonstrated experience in setting robust and sustainable extension systems for producer organizations.
  • Significant experience in supporting producer organization to increase dairy production and productivity

Business Development Manager
 

Based in Nairobi, the Business Development Manager under the guidance of the Project Manager will design and implement business interventions whose overarching goal is to scale level of competitiveness and sustainability of the dairy and associated businesses within the Farmer Owned Agri-Businesses (FOABs) in the KEMDAP Project.


Your Specific responsibilities will to:

  • Design and execute Capacity Building programs for FOABs
  • Develop strategies, business plans, innovations and solutions for business problems
  • Develop and execute Business mentorship programs for FOABs in key management and business development components
  • Facilitate Value chain linkages, strategic alliances and partnerships (public and private) for essential business services and inputs
  • Generate periodic reports on business activity in the KEMDAP Project

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree in Agricultural Economics, Enterprise Development, Agricultural Business management, Rural Development, Animal production with post graduate diploma or experience in Business management or a related field is required
  • Experience implementing activities in large, complex projects in challenging environments.
  • Minimum 4 years field and technical experience working on agribusiness development projects.
  • Significant experience in building public/private partnerships, preferably in the dairy sector.
  • Knowledge and experience in technology based applications in dairy value chain will be an added advantage

Closing date for all applications is 5th January 2018

IntraHealth International NGO Career Opportunities

IntraHealth International 

Career Opportunities

The goal of HRH Kenya Mechanism is to strengthen human resources for health systems at the national and county levels with the ultimate objective of improving health outcomes for the Kenyan people. 

In order to strengthen its team, the project is looking for suitable candidates to fill the following positions:
 

 

Resource Mobilization Advisor
 

The post holder will report directly to the Deputy Chief of Party / Technical Director and, be responsible for mobilizing additional resources from the national government, bilateral and multilateral donors: philanthropic foundations and: private sector, among other funding partners to support HRH interventions (mostly relating to PEPFAR), in selected counties and medical training institutions in the country.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a resource mobilization strategy focused on key elements such as relationship building, communication and, organizational development, to support program interventions such as Afya Elimu Fund (AEF) and County HRH budget allocation beyond salaries.
  • Lead resource mobilization efforts for the AEF with the private sector including corporations, individuals, foundations, groups, associations, philanthropists, development partners and, key national departments such as Ministries of Health, and Finance.
  • Establish networks and linkages for the AEF to spearhead fundraising efforts.
  • Guide and strengthen planning, implementation, research and analysis and, monitoring of AEF fundraising activities with the private sector, national government and, bilateral and multilateral donors.
  • • Conduct market research to identify current and, potential funding partners for human resources development (HRD) including AEF and human resources management (HRM) investments and, establish and maintain an updated comprehensive data base of the donors and contributors for follow up and continuous engagement
  • Negotiate and manage funding agreements with the financiers and contributors.
  • Generate interests in Public Private Partnership (PPP) on HRH matters as well as with the national government and the Ministry of Health PPP  Unit.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Master’s degree in business administration, marketing, communication, economics, social sciences, public administration, or relevant field.
  • At least eight [8) years relevant working experience In resource mobilization with international and local donors, GOK, private sector and other partners.
  • Thorough understanding and experience aligning an organization’s resource mobilization activities to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and shared value concept of potential donors.
  • Practical experience fundraising for a cause with the private sector, development partners and foundation in excess of USD2 Million (KES 200 Million)
  • Proven ability to establish and manage relationships with the private sector, national governments including Treasury and other development partners
  • Proven skills In information, communication, networking, advocacy and ability to relate to mass media and other channels of communication • Good analytical, strategic, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills
  • In-depth knowledge in designing and implementing public private partnerships.
  • Knowledge of HRH reforms especially in the region Including Kenya.

If you meet the above qualifications please apply by sending your CV with a cover letter Indicating your daytime telephone numbers, address and names of three referees who must have been your supervisor in your current or former employment

Closing date for applications is January 5, 2018.

World Concern NGO Emergency WASH Coordinator

Job Vacancy: Emergency WASH Coordinator
 

(6 months renewable based on funding)

Organisation:

World Concern
 

Duty Station: Somaliland – Hargeisa

World Concern is a Christian global relief and development agency whose supporters’ faith compels them to extend opportunity and hope to people facing the most profound human challenges of extreme poverty. 

 

We serve nearly 6 million people in 18 countries, focusing on food security, child protection, education, maternal and child health, microfinance, vocational training, clean water and sanitation and disaster response.

World Concern is currently looking for a WASH Emergency Coordinator based in its Somaliland / Hargeisa Office. Based on the urgency of the post, interviews will be held on rolling basis for the successful candidate to start immediately.
 

I: Job Summary: Reporting to the Country Director or Programme Manager, the WASH coordinator, will be responsible for capacity building of WASH staff.  

S/he will also work closely with other WASH sub units to carry out management, training needs assessment and based on the situation analysis develop a long term WASH program.
 

II: Responsibilities and Tasks
 

R1: Strengthen and support community based structures for WASH in the operational areas
 

1.1 Advice and support the programme team and the sector on approaches for improving ownership, management and beneficiary participation in WASH activities.
 

1.2 Train World Concern staff, WASH committees and other relevant stakeholders/partners on WASH.
 

1.3 Monitor and evaluate the participation, ownership and inclusiveness of communities in decision making in WASH and assessment activities related to the project.
 

1.4 Lead the Country team in the design and development of information, education and communication materials (IEC).
 

1.5 Ensure that the information regarding the programme activities and beneficiaries is regularly captured, stored and analysed according to the established M&E Plan
 

1.6 Organize regular team coordination meetings

1.7 Submit field visit reports, monthly, quarterly project review reports, and technical progress reports to Programme Manager on time and as required by the project

R2: Promote Effective supervision and collaboration among staff and communities
 

2.1 Work with WASH team to promote co-operation and coordination as well as promoting effective supervision.
 

2.2 Guiding the WCDO staffs in planning and execution of facilitation activities.
 

2.3 Perform office and staff administration work including organizing and holding regular staff meetings and briefings with the program team.
 

2.4 Promote continuous involvement of the community in sector work and assist community in addressing WASH related issues emerging from the blocks
 

2.5 Serve as liaison person during joint interventions between the community WCDO, UN, Government of Somaliland and other NGOs.
 

R3: Capacity Building and Reporting
 

3.1 Carry out training need assessment for the WASH committee’s / hygiene promoters’/WASH committees and utilize the findings to develop training manuals/packages
 

3.2 Identify own training needs and share with supervisor for necessary support where possible.
 

3.3 Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly activity reports and submit to the supervisor including 4 D matrixes.
 

R4. Fundraising
 

4.1 Grant writing- Identify potential programing ideas/opportunities and convert them into clear, concise concept notes, proposals with corresponding budgets to increase program funding base.

4.2 Provide well written, informative and timely reports on program activities.

4.3 Network with and maintain good working relationships with the WASH cluster, UN, government agencies, NGO’s and other actors in the country to ensure collaboration and acceptance of World Concern programs.

4.4 Provide assistance to other programs in World Concern as requested.

Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in engineering, hydraulics, water network management, or similar field
  • At least two years of program management experience in WASH including a field experience (conflict/ post conflict area) of implementing emergency humanitarian programs
  • Working knowledge of repair and maintenance requirement of different water hard wares, bio sand filter and surface water treatment plants
  • Experience in training; ability to design and implement training sessions on Water Treatment Plant / hand pump maintenance and repair, water analysis, etc.
  • Experience in WASH training methodologies such as CHAST, PHAST, CLTs
  • Experience in proposal writing
  • Experience in community mobilization and skills in developing the social aspect of water management
  • Experience in emergency response required and establishing temporary water points
  • Experience on team management
  • Preferable experience in organizing and conducting KAP surveys
  • Experience with World Concern is an asset

Skills

  • Humanitarian program implementation/ follow-up
  • Good skills in staff management
  • Technical support for the staff
  • Knowledge of emergency humanitarian strategies
  • Good command of initial evaluation tools in emergency contexts
  • Writing skills

Language

  • Fluent English, written and spoken
  • Knowledge of Somali is an asset

Computer Skills

  • Knowledge in GPS / Google earth

Watervale Investments Supply Chain Manager

Watervale Investments

Job Title: Supply Chain Manager
 

Location: Mombasa Road, Mlolongo
 

Start: ASAP with some flexibility
 

Important Notes:  Please carefully follow the application instructions at the end of this document.  

Watervale Investments will never ask applicants for payment as part of the application process.

 

About Watervale Investments: Watervale Investments is a quickly-growing company serving Kenya’s furniture industry.  

Backed by European and American investment, our mission is to make quality furniture more available and affordable to millions of Kenyans.  

We believe in being a fair and honest employer and providing our employees with opportunity based on performance and merit.

About the Position: Our supply chain is at the core of our business, bringing materials from around the world which are ultimately crafted into locally-made furniture adorning homes across Kenya.   

This role will ensure that our supply chain grows and develops apace with the company’s product development and manufacturing plans.  

The ideal Supply Chain Manager will be able to manage and grow a strategic global supplier network and ensure systems and processes are in place to meet growing procurement needs.  

A highly analytical, detail-oriented individual who can scour the globe for the best suppliers while building strong procurement and logistics systems would be a strong fit for this role.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead Supply Chain Growth and Development

  • Ensure supply chain systems, processes and team capacity are apace with company growth
  • Proactively grow the company’s supplier network for key materials to mitigate risk and keep pace with growing demand; identify and attend relevant trade fairs and conduct overseas factory visits
  • Keep up-to-date with global market changes relevant to our key product lines
  • Develop sourcing plans to accommodate increasingly complex sales and manufacturing needs

Offer Key Support for New Product Innovation

  • Support retail product development team with material identification, research and evaluation
  • Understand product design and manufacturing needs and offer sourcing support which contributes to high quality, cost effective finished products

Oversee Day to Day Supply Chain Management

  • Manage a small team responsible for global and local procurement, sourcing and import functions
  • Ensure appropriate targets are in place and are being consistently met by the supply chain team
Qualifications

At Watervale Investments, we seek new team members who are first and foremost eager to learn and grow in their roles.  

We put less of an emphasis on formal qualifications and look carefully at candidates’ abilities, experience and character.  

Any candidate who feels they can undertake the responsibilities above to a high standard is welcome to apply.  

Candidates should demonstrate the following in their application materials:

  • Sourcing and supply chain management experience coordinating a variety of suppliers
  • Experience sourcing finished or semi-finished products
  • Experience with contract manufacturing or sourcing for manufacture an advantage
  • Experience supporting product development an advantage
  • Strong people management and external relationship management skills
  • A well-developed analytical ability and high level of attention to detail
  • Strong professional references demonstrating professional accomplishment and trustworthiness
  • Eagerness to join a quickly-growing organization and team

Fashion Industry Store Sales Assistant Job in Eldoret

Our Client in a Fashion Industry is urgently seeking to recruit a store sales assistant to join their dedicated team in Eldoret.
 

Salary: 20K
 

Position Overview: A sales assistant is mainly responsible for ensuring that customers have an enjoyable shopping experience.

Generally, the assistant is charged with ensuring that the stock is presented in an appealing fashion, sales are handled in a professional manner and that the shop floor is clean and orderly.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Maximising sales: Inspiring the customer to buy and meeting the store’s sales targets
  • Handling all customer requests courteously and professionally
  • Being knowledgeable of and performing sales support functions related to Point of Sales (POS) procedures
  • Learning Vivo’s systems and procedures to enhance selling efficiencies and complete support duties
  • Promoting the Vivo Loyalty Programme
  • Advising customers on garment care
  • Ensuring that goods are well displayed
  • Keeping the shop floor clean and tidy
  • Ensuring that fitting rooms are ready for customers by promptly clearing our merchandise and returning it to the proper area of the selling floor
Requirements

Educational Requirements

  • High school degree
  • Diploma or certificate
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Honesty
  • Dependability
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, and energetic with a genuine desire to provide outstanding service

Work-Related Skills

  • 1-2 years retails sales experience
  • Customer driven and a keen interest in sales
  • An eye for fashion and trends
  • Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative independent of direct supervision
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Articulate with a good command of English (speaking, reading, writing)
If qualified Please send your CV to email protected with the title STORE SALES ASSISTANT. 

Submission deadline is 5th January  2018.

USADF Youth Entrepreneurship Summit Facilitator

Terms of Reference (TOR) for Facilitator of Youth Entrepreneurship Summit
 

Tentative: Nairobi, Kenya 26-28 February 2018
 

1. Background: The United States African Development Foundation (USADF), an independent agency of the U.S. Federal Government, seeks to convene around 75 of its current and past grantees of its Youth Entrepreneurship Portfolio for a 3-day conference focusing on networking and business skills development that is tentatively scheduled for 26-28 February in Nairobi, Kenya. 

These grantees have been awarded between US$10,000 and US$50,000 in seed capital to start or expand their business. 

USADF wishes to bring these current and past grantees together to touch on a number of topics relevant to their continued personal development as entrepreneurs and business leaders. 

USADF in collaboration with its in-country partner CEZAM seeks a facilitator or team of facilitators to support the curriculum presentation of this conference. 

The facilitator(s) should have experience in youth entrepreneurship and conducting trainings in a conference setting.
 

2. Scope of Work:
 

The objective of the assignment is to design and facilitate the anticipated 3-day conference that shall include trainings on, but not limited to, such business skills development subjects as:

  • Business Leadership
  • Financial Management (basic and mid-level)
  • Leveraging Technology
  • Managing Venture Growth
  • Managing Risk
  • Follow on Funding

The facilitator should expect to be present for the first two days of the conference providing approximating 4-5 hours of content per day.


3. Proposed Schedule / Timeline:

Summit Facilitator

5. Required skills and competences:

  • University degree in related field
  • Organization / individual facilitator must have minimum of 5 years experience in developing and facilitating trainings
  • Track record to conduct related training and can produce examples of workshop materials previously developed
  • Fluency in English. French helpful but not necessary.
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • General knowledge of business and finance
  • Will be able to include participatory exercises as part of the programming.

6. Submission:
 

A technical and financial proposal based on the Terms of Reference outlined above must be provided by no later than January 8th. 

The proposal must include:

  • Full Curriculum Vitae of the facilitator
  • Costs for undertaking the exercise
  • Copy of the report of similar training done
  • 3 reference who will be able to speak to your skills as a facilitator