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Kenya: Regional Programmes Manager

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 06 Jul 2018


Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.


The regional programmes manager oversees the running and coordination of the regional programme unit. The purpose of the regional programme unit is to hold regional institutions and mechanisms to account towards the rights of children so that they are respected by States where SCI has a presence. The RPU develops the ability of civil society organisations to serve the protection needs of children and to advocate for their rights at regional level. The RPU uses the work of country offices to inform a regional advocacy agenda. With the global organisation and community, the RPU builds the body of knowledge on protection issues.

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

Reports to: Regional Operations Director


  1. Accountable for the delivery of awards by project managers to be on time, on budget, with quality and compliance.

Ensure that each award has a detailed implementation plan in place

Monitor the execution of the plan through regular interaction with managers, monitoring visits

Ensure that quality benchmarks are in place and a regularly monitored

Track expenditure on each award and ensure that burn rates are as planned

Ensure that project teams implement their activities in line with SCI and donor rules

  1. Accountable for managing teams and processes in the RPU in line with organisational standards with special reference to the project cycle, to essential standards and to KPIs

Establish and maintain management systems that regularly track the achievement of awards and of the unit

Support managers to understand and contribute to organisational standards

Proactively provide feedback on attainment of standards to the regional operations director On a quarterly basis, review and comment on KPI achievement for the unit

  1. Accountable for facilitating a constructive collaboration between project teams and cross-cutting/technical functions

Ensure that accountabilities within the team are clear and abided by, regularly monitor ways of working together and ensure that they are smooth

Support the technical team to define their technical offer (monitoring, research, accountability, OCD)

Monitor the proper delivery of technical activities and establish accountability mechanisms to ensure that the RPU is aware of what the technical is doing

With respect to partners, establish a clear flow of responsibilities with respect to financial and administrative management, OCD, technical support and monitoring of activities.

  1. Accountable for managing external relationships: members, donors, partners, country offices

Provide a monthly account to members, partners and country offices of the achievements of the RPU

Regularly check in with country offices to understand their work, update them on the work of the RPU

Liaise with donors if and when required

  1. Accountable for the development, implementation and adherence to the MEAL framework

Support the technical team to establish a MEAL framework that identifies standards, responsibilities and deliverables with special relevance to advocacy

Ensure that the research agenda is clearly articulated and that it serves the needs of projects, of country offices and the global organisation Ensure that children's voices are embedded in the delivery of projects and that accountability back to children is established


  • Masters in Development Studies

  • Trained in PCM

  • 5 years in a management role with a budget oversight of at least 5 million USD and 5 years in managing operational delivery

  • 3 years managing delivery through partners

  • Understanding of child rights and African governance mechanisms

  • 3 years influencing policy


  • French

  • Experience with Save the Children, especially in terms of member relationships

  • Distance management

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: http://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=bW9uaWNhLjcyMzE5LjM4MzBAc2F2ZXRoZWNoaWxkcmVuYW8uYXBsaXRyYWsuY29t


Organization: ACTED
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 15 Sep 2017

Position: Logistics Officer

Department: Logistics**

Direct hierarchy: Office Manager-Maralal

Functional Hierarchy: Logistics Manager

Contract duration: Six Months

Location: Maralal, Samburu

Starting date: September 2017**

Background on ACTED

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.

Position Profile

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Logistics Manager, the Logistics Officer ensures that s/he performs transparent and efficient logistics activities for ACTED programmes in Maralal.

Duties and Responsibilities

Objective 1: Management of the Maralal level

· In accordance to ACTED’s procurement procedures, be responsible for the procurement process of all items or services purchased on the Maralal level up to the level (Scenario) agreed with the Logistics Manager

· Receiving orders from the various departments, signing them and updating in the order follow up.

· Responsible for signing all procurement memo for Maralal level procurement;

· Responsible to setting up the correct procurement procedure for each purchase;

· Contact requesters to ensure correct specifications of each items ordered, in order to avoid non-matching procurement;

· Ensure procurement of goods and services is always done following the value for money principle;

· Accountable for Compliance with respects to all capital procurement;

· Establish the monthly purchase forecast, gathering all purchase that will be done on capital level, and send it to the Logistics Manager.

· Accountable for the reception of all items delivered or in transit to the Maralal office;

· Accountable for quantity and quality check of all goods received on the Maralal level;

· Ensure the information flow between the different Stakeholders in the supply chain;

· Responsible for transmission to finance all procurement files for payment

· Responsible for filling the logistics and compliance procurement file;

Objective 2: Stock management and procurement follow-up tools update

· Develop, update and supervise the Order follow-up;

· Develop, update and supervise the supplier data base;

· Develop and update the price data base;

· Supervise the IN and OUT processes

· Supervise the filing of all processed documents, according to FLAT procedures;

· Responsible for compliance with the stock management procedures;

Objective 3: Office/infrastructure management

· Responsible for the Maralal base various works

· Accountable for office/guesthouse bills payment i.e. electricity, water bills and internet for guest house/office

· Accountable for setting up and receiving requests for house/office maintenance and assure the effective treatment;

· Accountable for the maintenance and reparation of guesthouses, offices and warehouses

· Responsible for lease agreement preparation and amendments;

Objective 4: Supervision of staff

· Direct supervisor of the Logistics Assistants, House keepers and gardener

· Assure that security and safety rules are respected by the staff under his direct supervision;

· Replace the missing staff and predict supplementary staff needs according to HR procedures;

· Assure evaluation and contribute to the development of competencies of the staff under his direct supervision;

· Validate leaves and breaks of staff under his direct supervision;

· Assure the daily management of his team;

· Participate in the recruitment of the positions under him;

· Assure the repartitions and coordination of work;

· Deal with HR problem within his team and report problems to Log Manager and HR team;

Objective 5: Reporting

· Send every Friday the updated Order follow-up to the Heads of Departments and the Program Managers;

· Compile and analyze the Logistics reports and send them to the Logistics Manager on 5th of each month.

· Writing of the Log Team meeting minutes

Objective 6: Logistics Document Filling

· Reception of purchase files and control of the conformity to ACTED procurement procedures. Report any missing to the Logistics Manager

· Physical filing of the procurement documents in the adequate place.

· Scan every purchase files and save it on the server

· Organize the archive room and insure security/cleanness of it;

Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Bachelor degree in purchasing Supply Management or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS, UK) or higher national diploma in store, logistics management or equivalent.
  • At least 4 years relevant experience in procurement and logistics management in INGOs.
  • Computer literate and with excellent IT Knowledge.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective work relations at all levels,
  • Strong people management and leadership skills;
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Experience in providing inputs to proposals and donor reports in procurement and logistics.
  • Demonstrated experience in overall responsibility and accountability for the logistical management of an organization.
  • Ability to work under pressure, deal constructively with stress and working long hours.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision, pro-active and a good team-player.

Being conversant in Somali language will be considered an advantage

How to apply:

Qualified persons with the required skills and qualifications are invited to submit their cover letter and curriculum vitae as a single document detailing three work related referees and contacts to kenya.jobs@acted.org to be received on or before 5.00pm, 15th September 2017 with the subject line:

APPLICATION FOR LOGISTICS OFFICER_SAMBURU .**Please do not attach any other documents** while sending your applications, if required they will be requested at a later stage. Please note that only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ACTED will at no stage of the recruitment process request a candidate to make payments of any kind. Further, ACTED has not retained any agent in connection with recruitment.

ACTED is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Strategic Account Manager (Business Services) Job in Kenya

Strategic Account Manager – Business Services

Job Summary: Retain existing revenue through creating stickiness of an assigned clients’ base within the Strategic Accounts client segment. 

The stickiness will be primarily achieved through the up-selling and cross-selling of our Connectivity, Cloud and Communication value propositions.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivery of the metrics set in the quarterly accountability matrixes as defined by the Sales Execution Framework
  • Accountable for the delivery of the set net revenue target through up-selling, cross-selling and managing the churn levels within the assigned client base
  • Accurately filling out account plans for the clients who hold the largest growth opportunity within the assigned base
  • Engage with clients at a senior decision-making level to understand and meet the clients’ business needs and grow relationships with a longer term focus.
  • Responsible for the data accuracy of the assigned client base
  • Create and manage the sales pipeline and achieve pipeline conversion with minimal forecast variance
  • Attend all training and undertake tests or certifications offered by the organization
  • Know and adhere to all the set out sales processes and use the systems relevant to the processes
  • Timely reporting on the set metrics on a weekly basis or as per the manager’s requirement
  • Gather market intelligence and share with the team on a daily/weekly basis

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A college degree from an accredited institution
  • Computer literate with strong MS Office skills
  • Minimum 3-4 years working experience in sales and the ICT industry for Industry insight

Interested and qualified applicants should send their applications and CV’s to executivesearch@humantalentrecruit.com