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Kenya: Technical Officer – Social Support and Linkages

Organization: IMA World Health
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 22 Jun 2018

The TO – Social Support and Linkages will work on a three-person HIV program team (cluster) to ensure the successful HIV Testing Services uptake and retention in health services for a set geographic area of the USAID–funded Afya Jijini project. Afya Jijini’s ultimate aim is to improve access and uptake of quality health services in Nairobi for the most pressing health issues, including among the most vulnerable and at risk. Building on the success of USAID’S APHIA plus Nairobi County work, the Afya Jijini Project will strengthen Nairobi County–level institutional and management capacity to deliver quality health care services. The project seeks specifically to increase access and use of HIV; family planning (FP), reproductive health (RH); maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH); water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), and nutrition services. Based in Nairobi with frequent travel to informal settlements and health facilities in the country, s/he will work with the UHAI Team which also includes a Team Lead and M&E Officer to develop innovative and evidence driven approaches to boost uptake of and retention within services among target populations. Working in a defined geographical area, the Specialist Social Support and Linkages will work with health facilities, their catchment communities, CBO’s and other stakeholders to ensure clients access quality health services and follow up with their referrals and retain in care. The Specialist will also help plan and implement capacity strengthening approaches at the local level including trainings and mentorship models to strengthen the overall continuum of Care.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In collaboration with the UHAI Team, lead the HTS services, social support and linkages strategies in target project areas.
  • Working with colleagues, analyze and assess the community, socio-cultural and policy environment for factors that hinder uptake and retention in health services (including referral follow – up) among target populations in Nairobi County.
  • Develop referral strategies and systems that engages both individuals and health facilities, local NGOs and other stakeholder to ensure a strong continuum of care.
  • Plan and lead trainings and other capacity strengthening activities for project staff, partners, health facilities, communities and sub county/County government. Focus on improving the quality of referral systems and follow up on project sites.
  • Prepare relevant tools and guidelines for the project in support of social support and linkages for clients.
  • Conduct frequent site visits to project health facilities and catchment communities to provide mentoring, support and supervision.
  • Complete written report, presentation, analyses and strategy reports in support of the project.
  • Integrate project social support approaches into project’s wider health systems strengthening strategic objective and ensure integration with other project technical areas.
  • Work closely with the projects Monitoring and Evaluation Team to establish systems for measuring the outcomes of social support activity interventions for routine project monitoring and special evaluations
  • Oversee HIV counselling and testing services at the project supported sites, including linkage to care of identified HIV positive clients
  • Support and strengthen appointment management system including defaulter tracing in project supported sites

  • Support and facilitate psychosocial support groups in the project supported facilities

Participate in project routine UHAI meetings regularly

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in the social behavioral sciences (community development, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychological, Health Education, nursing, medicine or Public Health required. Advance Degree a plus.

  • 5+ years of progressively responsible work experience in developing, managing and measuring health community engagement-driven programs within Kenya.

  • Experience with social mobilization and referral strategies in informal settlements and behavior change communication strategy development.

  • Demonstrated skills in designing community engagement and referral approaches that result in improved uptake of services and retention in services for one or more of the following technical areas: HIV prevention, care and treatment; MNCH;FP/RH;WASH and Nutrition.

  • Knowledge and skills in creating partnerships and strengthening referral systems that bridge health facilities and local communities for effective collaboration.

  • Experience in designing and implementing innovative strategies to successfully refer and follow up with one or more of the following priority populations: adolescent girls, sex workers, MSM, OVC, or people who inject drugs.

  • Comfortable working with local communities and working with at risk populations.

  • Experience working on U.S. government (including PEPFAR) or other large donor-funded projects required. Knowledge of PEPFAR, USG and GoK indicators for M&E for Key Population areas.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Fluent in English, Kiswahili and one or more local languages.

How to apply:

Submit applications to afyajijinihr@imaworldhealth.org

Kenya: Programme Officer, Lobby Advocacy and Communications.

Organization: Coalition on Violence Against Women
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 18 May 2018

Reporting to: Program Manager

Contract: One year, with possibility of renewal

Purpose: This position provides an opportunity to assist in addressing gender based violence through lobby and advocacy on child marriage, child trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation and their linkage to economic empowerment in Kwale County.

Duties and responsibilities include:

 Work in conjunction with Program Manager to lead the integrated implementation of the project in Kwale region

 Lead the planning and implementation of project activities at community, county and national level

 Identify, support and work with all project beneficiaries and stakeholders in to meet the intended priority outcomes among the rights holders and duty bearers

 Lead the engagement with communities to enhance their appreciation of GBV and their role in transforming practice of GBV and in protecting the most vulnerable girls

 Lead and coordinate the engagement with civil society organisations to enhance their capacity to conduct coordinated lobby and advocacy

 Lead the engagement with county government on their role in addressing GBV and economic empowerment, with a focus on legislation and policies and existing gaps.

 Identify private sector players and engage them on their role in addressing GBV and economic empowerment and protecting vulnerable girls and young women from violations

 Identify and develop linkages and networks at community, county and national level with a view to strengthening the effectiveness of local actors.

 Design and conduct community, national , mainstream and social media campaigns towards achieving project goals

 Design and produce content for use in training materials, information packs, information, education and communication materials to support lobby and advocacy activities

 Support research to generate knowledge on the project focus areas.

 Identify knowledge and capacity gaps among project beneficiaries and support capacity building initiatives to address these gaps through dialogue, training, round tables and other innovative approaches.

 Develop and implement project work plans and monitoring tools to guide accurate implementation of project objectives and organisational strategic goals

 Maintain up to date documentation of all project activities and expenditures

 Prepare accurate and timely reports of all program activities and of all financial expenditures reports in accordance with donor requirements and COVAW policy.

 Manage project budgets in adherence to donor and COVAW rules and policies

 Provide line management to program staff in the program

 Represent COVAW in meetings and forums with partners and other stakeholders

 Demonstrate a strong commitment to COVAW's values and principles

 Flexibility and willingness to travel, work long and irregular hours, including on weekends and holidays

 Undertake full operational responsibility over COVAW's assets in use. Performance standards

 Adherence to human rights and feminist principles and organisational policies , in particular child protection

 Adherence to organisational and project timelines and deadlines

 Outputs and outcomes of the projects achieved and accurately documented

 Activities implemented as planned and within allocated resources

 Accurate, timely and comprehensive documentation of daily activities and periodic reports

 Project funds utilized in cost effective manner that demonstrates value for money and fully accounted for in line with donor rules and organisational policies

 Display innovativeness and creativity in implementation of program

 Enhancing team work and mutual respect between colleagues, project partners and beneficiaries

Required qualifications and competencies

 Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Community Development, law or related social science

 Five years work experience in managing a project, in community engagement and mobilization  Experience in managing project budgets and finances

 Experience in managing a team

 Ability to work with diverse people and cultures

 Ability to work independently but able to consult effectively, to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously; to work in the field, under pressure and to tight deadlines.

 Computer Literacy (including excel skills). The successful candidate must also demonstrate COVAW values as follows: Integrity, Respect, Commitment and Solidarity.

How to apply:

To express interest in this position, send your application and cover letter marked “Program Officer, Lobby Advocacy and Communications” indicating current and expected salary by 18th May 2018 to recruit@covaw.or.ke. CVs will be reviewed as they are received. COVAW encourages, promotes and supports diversity in all aspects of its work.

Graduate Trainee Program Vacancies in Kenya

Job Vacancies: Graduate Trainee Program


Solutions Unlimited is a leading Security Systems service provider with its Head Quarters in Nairobi Kenya.

We dedicate ourselves to providing unsurpassed, personalized, quality products and services and are a leading service provider in Kenya for CCTV systems, Vehicle Tracking Solutions, Biometric Access control & Time attendance systems, Fire Safety Solutions, Burglar and Intruder Alarm Systems.

The graduate trainee program is a periodical program that seeks to recruit very talented fresh graduates to boost the already existing team with fresh ideas. For a period of between 6 months to 1 year, the graduates are guided in solving real business challenges.

We are looking to absorb people who will always take challenges and put effort in the friendly competition with the peer group, being eager to see their team succeed with themselves putting an outstanding contribution towards it.

Solutions Unlimited seeks to recruit interns for the following positions:

·         Front Office and Administration

·         Operations Management

Key Duties & Responsibilities

·         Successful candidates must possess excellent presentation & communication skills

·         Highly creative and Innovative individuals with the ability to work within teams

·         They should also have the ability to deliver results within strict deadlines.

·         Applicants should be 25 years of age and below.

Education: We are interested in candidates who have attained a minimum Bachelor’s Degree from recognized institutions within the last three (3) years in any of the following disciplines, Sociology, International Relations, Marketing, Business Administration or related disciplines

Email your CV ONLY to hr@solutionsunlimited.co.ke on or before 13th April 2018.

DO NOT attach scans of academic certificates.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

For more information about us, please visit www.solutionsunlimited.co.ke.

Solutions Unlimited does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

KHRC Intern (Political Pluralism & Diversity) NGO Job in Kenya

Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC)

Job Vacancy: Intern – Political Pluralism & Diversity 

(1 Position)
 

The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) is a premier and flagship non-governmental human rights and governance institution in Africa that was founded in 1992 with a mandate of enhancing human rights centred governance at all levels.

Its founders and staff are among the foremost leaders and activists in struggles for human rights and democratic reforms in Kenya and beyond.
 

 

The KHRC conducts and provides evidence-based research and analysis on human rights in Kenya, advocates for the full realization of all rights and works with community-based networks across the country to help them organize and mobilize for the attainment of these rights.
 

The KHRC is seeking a young graduate to join the Political Pluralism and Diversity (PPD) department at KHRC full-time for a period of six months. 

Reporting to the Programme Advisor, the PPD intern will focus primarily on documenting, responding to, and conducting research on issues of discrimination, inclusion, and participation of marginalised groups in Kenya. 

Minimum Qualifications & Experience
 

Please read these minimum qualifications carefully before applying. 

Successful applicants must be able to show, not tell, their skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the internship:

  • Completion of a 4-year Bachelor’s Degree. Candidates who have not graduated must present academic transcripts proving that they have completed 4 years of university level coursework. In the past, KHRC has taken on interns with degrees in Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, International Relations, Human Rights, Gender Studies, and African Studies.
  • Between 3 months to 1 year demonstrable work experience on issues related to equality, non-discrimination, and political participation of marginalised groups.
  • Demonstrable interest and experience in human rights work including in working on emergent human rights issues in Kenya. Examples include completion of a thesis or dissertation on human rights as well as prior internships or volunteer work in the field of human rights and governance.
  • Demonstrable writing, research, analytical, and organisational skills. Examples include previous research in the form of a dissertation, paper, or published article on an issue relevant to this internship. A successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their analytical skills by being able to competently discuss a topic relevant to the internship.
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Swahili.
  • All applicants must possess authorisation to work in Kenya prior to applying for this position.
  • Demonstrable leadership potential in the field of human rights and civil society. Candidates must demonstrate that they are highly motivated, possess the ability to follow standard operating procedures, have strong inter-personal skills, are self-starters and functional problem solvers with the willingness and ability to learn.

Information on the Application
 

Candidates who meet the criteria outlined above are encouraged to send their CVs and Cover Letters to vacancies@khrc.or.ke, subject line: INTERNSHIP – PPD. 

On or before close of business Monday 4 September 2017 at 11:59 PM. 

Applications received past the deadline will NOT be considered.
 

Please note that Cover Letters exceeding 1 page and CVs exceeding 2 pages will be disqualified from consideration. 

Also note that the Cover Letter must address the applicant’s interest in the position as well as how the applicant’s motivation, skills, knowledge, and experience are relevant to their internship application. 

Applicants are encouraged to send their application documents in PDF format which ensures formatting consistency over different operating systems and programmes.
 

Disclaimer: KHRC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization and will recruit the most qualified person irrespective of race, marital status, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation or nationality. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya: Regional Coordinator – Refugee Affairs (RC-RA) – National Position

Organization: Handicap International
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 11 Sep 2017

THE ORGANIZATION

Handicap International (HI) is an INGO specialising in the field of disability and development. A strong emphasis is placed on empowering people with disabilities through their integration into mainstream development activities and the provision of appropriate health and rehabilitation services to ensure equal opportunities for all.

THE POSITION

The RC – RA is responsible for ensuring implementation of operational long-term activities of HI in Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps in Kenya. He/She coordinates the different components of the operational long-term response (facilitation and coordination of disability mainstreaming and community-based rehabilitation activities) and is therefore responsible for the projects implementation and follow-up as well as internal and external coordination. He/she is responsible for development projects and their different components, coordinating and supervising the different field teams and ensuring the qualitative and quantitative follow-up and management of the different activities. He/She is responsible for the technical quality of the projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:**

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTATION:

1/ Supervise and monitor the Development projects

2/ Transversal: Ensuring operational coordination between the different components of

the projects

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

1/ Ensure the overall technical quality of the project

2/ Ensure representation of HI

TEAM MANAGEMENT AND COORDINATION:

1/ Ensure proper management of the team

2/ Ensure capacity building of your team for their own improvement as for the ones of the different activities’ quality:

REPORTING

1/ Support the teams to produce regular high-quality reports, case studies, and success stories.

2/ Guarantee intermediate and final donor reporting in respect of the deadlines in close collaboration with the Nairobi-based Head of Programmes

ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTIC

1/ Ensure effective coordination between field and the support teams (HR, finance, logistics) to meet the needs of the projects

FUNDRAISING AND DEVELOPMENT OF PROJECTS FOR DADAAB AND KAKUMA REFUGEE CAMPS

1/ Lead the development of new project designs, concept notes, and proposals which fit within HI-TUSK’s strategic objectives

PROFILE SOUGHT:

Qualifications : Bachelor/ Master Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Humanitarian Emergency or Development studies, Public Health, Disability Studies or similar . Occupational therapy or Physical Therapy background an added advantage.

Experience: At least 4 years as a Senior Project Manager in an insecure context with an experience on projects related to protection, provision of social services, and rehabilitation/disability related projects. Strong experience in the management of large intercultural and multidisciplinary teams , remote management . Experience in the region would be a strong asset.

Competencies: Strong management skills, ability to live in difficult conditions, proven analytical and problem solving skills, good communication skills, capacity to negotiate and resolve conflicts, training skills, pro-active work style and proven stress coping skills.

The salary range for this position is min basic salary Kshs. 201,029 to max Kshs. 253,238

How to apply:

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 referees with their current OFFICIAL (professional) contacts) by email to :- jobs@handicap-international.or.ke . The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Regional Coordinator – Refugee Affairs Nairobi Position”

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

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

Handicap International is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

APHRC Research Officer Job in Kenya

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy-relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub- Saharan Africa. 

Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action to improve the lives of all Africans. 

The Center seeks to recruit a research officer to work within its Population Dynamics, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Unit.
 

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the process of obtaining ethical approval
  • Develop study tools, training and manuals and field guides to use for data collection
  • Coordinate the recruitment, training and supervision of field team
  • Coordinate field work and be responsible for data quality
  • Mobilize and educate the community in relation to the research project
  • Participate in the development of research proposals
  • Conduct literature review and participate in writing scientific papers
  • Prepare regular field and project reports
  • Participate in dissemination of research findings and policy dialogue with appropriate audiences
  • Prepare policy briefs and fact sheets from the projects’ findings
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master of Science in Sociology, Demography, Economics, Public Health, Nursing, Social Work, Anthropology or related disciplines
  • At least 3 years’ post qualification experience, preferably in a research setting
  • Good computer literacy and knowledge of multiple statistical and/or qualitative software packages such as STATA, SPSS, NVivo or ATLAS.ti.
  • Experience conducting field research and managing research team
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and Swahili
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, juggle tasks and meet tight deadlines.

How to Apply

Cover letters should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center
P. O. Box 10787 – 00100
Nairobi

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 


APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children

Kenya: Appraisal Monitoring and Evaluation (AME) Assistant

Organization: Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 12 Sep 2016

Department: Appraisal Monitoring & Evaluation Unit (AMEU)

Position: Appraisal Monitoring and Evaluation (AME) Assistant

Direct Hierarchy: Appraisal Monitoring and Evaluation (AME) Officer

Contract duration: Six Months

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Starting Date: TBC

ACTED is a French humanitarian NGO, founded in 1993, which supports vulnerable populations, affected by humanitarian crises worldwide. ACTED provides continued support to vulnerable communities by ensuring the sustainability of post-crisis interventions and engaging long-term challenges facing our target populations, in order to break the poverty cycle, foster development and reduce vulnerability to disasters. Their interventions seek to cover the multiple aspects of humanitarian and development crises through a multidisciplinary approach which is both global and local, and adapted to each context. Their 3,300 staff is committed in to responding to emergencies worldwide, to supporting recovery and rehabilitation, towards sustainable development.

Position profile

Under the direct supervision of the Appraisal Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, he/she is responsible for supporting the AME Officer by providing data analysis services, design and implementation of ToRs, tools and plans related to assessments, monitoring and evaluations conducted by AMEU.

The AME Assistant shall be responsible for:

  • Assist the AMEU officer to prepare and implement monitoring and evaluation plans to measure project progress and impact indicators;

· Assist in planning data collection and project monitoring in the various areas of intervention;

· Dealing with routine problems arising in the course of data handling ;

  • Assist the line manager in creating operational data management and data analysis systems using SPSS, MS Excel and STATA to enable effective monitoring and evaluation;
  • Providing analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, writing and compiling reports to inform programme development and implementation;

· Generating trends of key indicators of projects per sector i.e. WASH, Food Security, Livelihood and Early Warning.

  • Assist to Improve AMEU processes and procedures including data collection skills, data quality, analysis and report writing;

· Assist the Data Analyst to support the set-up of all the databases required by ACTED teams, developing the related tools (database structures, surveyor informatics forms and data entry screens, workflow for database population and update)

· To assist in managing the databases and develop queries, specific export files and report

· Assist the Data Analyst in training of enumerators, AMEU and program staff on management of data and interpretation of results and findings;

· Provide trend analysis on key indicators of projects per sector, e.g. WASH, Livelihood, Early Warning, etc. Work closely with the GIS Officer to ensure an accurate and dynamic link between the GIS and AMEU, ensuring data collected can be spatially referenced.

· To actively participate in the design and implementation of ToRs, tools and plans related to assessments, monitoring and evaluations conducted by AMEU;

· Immediately inform the line manager in case of problems, delays, deviations from agreed work plans etc.;

· Adhere to HAP standards as set by ACTED;

· Any other task as assigned by the supervisor

Requirements

· Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Sociology, M&E or related field.

· Excellent analytical skills in order to interpret qualitative and quantitative data and discern useful recommendations for programme implementation and development.

· Statistical analysis and IT skills, including use of SPSS and Excel for data analysis;

· Extensive experience of social research methods to conduct monitoring and evaluation for humanitarian and development initiatives/interventions. Knowledge and experience of participatory rural appraisal methods an asset.

· At least 3 years of work experience in a similar field; former experience with humanitarian organizations is an asset.

· Somali National with good English communications skills (both oral and written) and report writing skills. Strong team player of high integrity, pleasant personality, ability to work under least supervision and meet strict deadlines.

· Excellent team management skills

· Strong people management and leadership skills.

· Ability to work independently.

How to apply:

Application Procedure

Qualified persons with the required skills are invited to submit their applications accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae detailing three work related referees and contacts to kenya.jobs@acted.org and received on or before 5.00PM on 12th September 2016

Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ACTED will at no stage of recruitment process request candidate to make payments of any kind. If you receive any email/calls in relation to ACTED’s recruitment and you are unsure about its validity or origin, please contact us on nairobi@acted.org

ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kenya: Human Resources Assistant

Organization: African Wildlife Foundation
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 31 Aug 2016

This is a temporary position for 3 – 6 months.

The Human Resources Assistant will assist with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties. The HR assistant will carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: contract management, HRIS, employee relations, database and benefits management recruitment, leave administration, and orientation. This is a global position that would support functions across the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Employee Contracts
  • Generates employment offer letters and contracts, including new contracts, amendments, and renewals. Facilitates all signatures, and electronically files fully executed documents.
  • Manage physical and electronic filing of the Human Resources Department by ensuring that all files are compliant, up-to-date, and complete. Share the HQ filing system with the other offices.
  • Recruitment
  • Coordinates recruitments, posting advertisements, responding to applications, short-listing candidates.
  • Perform reference and background checks on selected candidates and provide to supervisor for review.
  • Upon recruitment, collect all appropriate employment forms and provide to the finance department.
  • Assist in the development of employee materials for on boarding and off boarding. Assists in coordinating new staff meeting schedule with relevant key staff, directors, and (as applicable).
  • Benefits Administration
  • Tracks other contractual benefits such as expatriate home leave, relocation and repatriation, tax-equity adjustments, acting allowances, etc.
  • Ensure timely, consistent and accurate filing of payroll reports, pay slips, backups etc.
  • Ensure all payroll byproducts are sent to the appropriate institutions e.g. HELB, Pension remittances, NHIF, NSSF etc • Facilitate wellness and benefit talks with providers.
  • Database and Website Management
  • Database management and run reports as requested.
  • Assists with annual performance appraisal process.
  • Develop and manage an efficient tracking system for employee contracts.
  • Carry out monthly maintenance of HR section of AWF Intranet.
  • Ensure proper set up of new staff on the unanet system and regular update of the same.
  • Assist the HR Manager in compiling, updating and maintaining a detailed benefits schedule for all AWF offices.
  • Update HR metrics and dash boards.

Other

  • Provide administrative support to the HR department on a daily basis.
  • Assist in drafting HR staff announcements.
  • Track calendar events for the function.
  • Manage events as needed.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Labour or Industrial Relations, Psychology or Sociology from a reputable institution Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management.

Experience

2- 3 years progressive experience in a non-profit organization and/or Human Resources. Proven experience in an international context. Previous experience in database management.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Excellent organizational skills: able to multitask in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to provide good customer service with patience and a sense of urgency.
  • Professional, diplomatic and thoughtful communication skills.
  • Strong Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, familiarity with HRIS systems or able to learn.
  • French fluency is desired.
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential matters with the highest level of professionalism.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong level of competence with Excel, accounting/HR information systems, and payroll systems.
  • Proactivity with a keen desire to improve systems.
  • Genuine interest in people.

How to apply:

http://www.awf.org/about/careers/human-resources-assistant

Oshwal Academy Counsellor / Sociologist Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Counsellor / Sociologist 

Reference Number: OAN/SH/16/6
 

Category: Academics 

Location: Senior High Campus
 

Oshwal Academy Nairobi is a private school owned and managed by the Oshwal Education & Relief Board offering the International Primary Curriculum (Early and Elementary Years), and prepare children for lGCSE and GCSE A Levels. 


 
The Academy is seeking for a Counsellor / Sociology Teacher.

Skills and competence:
 

Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in Counselling/ Sociology.
  • Post graduate qualification in Counselling / Sociology and in Education will be an added advantage.
  • Teaching experience in the IGCSE and A level is an added advantage.

Experience and competence:

  • At least 3 years’ experience teaching and counselling A – level students and young adults.
  • Passionate about 21st Century teaching and learning skills.
  • Innovative and creative individual
  • Ability to organize and communicate effectively
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

If you meet our essential criteria and are looking for a role in a dynamic team where you can
make a real difference, please submit your application to HR Manager Oshwal Academy through
vacancy@oerb.org


The application closing date is 13th June 2016. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Christian Witness Intern Vacancy in Kisumu – Living Water Service Centre

Living Water Service Centre, an affiliate of Living Water International in Kenya, is a Christian development agency, which exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping Kenyan communities acquire desperately needed clean water, and to experience “water for life in Jesus’ name” – the gospel of Jesus Christ – which alone satisfies the deepest thirst. 

Living Water is providing safe drinking water, Christian Witness, sanitation and health education to communities across Kenya.

Living Water Service Centre seeks to recruit for the following position:

Christian Witness Intern
 

 

The position will be based in Kisumu
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a working relationship with church leaders and local pastors in the communities;
  • Facilitate focused group discussions among church leaders. .
  • Build and lead themed bible studies;
  • Work with the local church to develop youth programs;
  • Provide the local pastors with training in oral story telling training, ensuring they are able to share at least 5 basic stories with the communities they work in.
  • Operate film equipment for Christian film shows
  • Collect data on church engagement in the community
  • Develop eventual and monthly reports to be submitted to the Country Office.

Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Diploma/Degree in Theology or Sociology from a recognized/accredited bible school/college.
  • Experience Christian missions, church mobilization and or witnessing;
  • At least 3 years’ experience in working in an evangelist role
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate well in English;
  • Minimum computer experience on MS Word/Excel.
  • Have strong team building skills
  • Being a driver will be an added advantage.

Application Process

 
Suitably qualified candidates are requested to submit a cover letter (one page only) explaining their suitability and a CV with details of qualifications and work experience including 3 traceable references – professional, spiritual and general.

All offers of employment are made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks.

LWI is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications to be submitted via the following email address: lwscrecruitment@water.cc

Please do not attach scanned certificates.

Closing date for applications is 13th May 2016.

Should you be shortlisted you will be contacted within 3 weeks of the closing date.