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Salon Front-Desk Coordinator

Job Title: Salon Front-Desk Coordinator


Location:
Nairobi

Salary: 15K

Job Description: We are looking for a friendly, organized person who will be the face and voice of the salon.

We are looking for a well-spoken, well-written & well-groomed individual with a good work ethic that can function well with both our clients, staff & service providers.

 

Duties

  • Greet clients professionally and courteously & checking-in guests in/out.
  • Cash handling: Payments, banking, petty cash expense and overall accountability.
  • Post/Record every sale in the system and manual ledger.
  • Answering the mobile phone: calls/ sms & Whatsapp and consequently schedule appointments as per client request
  • Ensure new client booking are assigned to the hair and beauty stylists fairly.
  • Ensure bookings by clients do not overlap in staff schedule.
  • Engage with customers actively seeking feedback about their service experience.
  • Social Media Engagement: Respond to queries on any social media platforms (Salon Facebook page.
  • Assess client needs and recommend services that they are not aware we offer.
  • Be knowledgeable of all salon services and pricing that we offer.
  • Ordering & monitoring Salon supplies: Nail & Barbering supplies.
  • Monitor & check inventory on products in the retail shelf.
  • Actively merchandise retail products and recommend to customers at the end of their service.
  • Learn the various retail products and make recommendations to clients.
  • Ensure the physical inventory of products in the retail shelf, record stock take figures.
  • Awareness of the trends in the hair and nail industry.
  • Schedule weekly staff meeting to keep abreast with issues at hand.
  • Solve problems, seek solutions.
  • Keep updated records of every incident within the salon.
  • Ensure clients are offered a drink, or magazine of choice at an appropriatetime.
  • Actively take attractive pictures at the end of services using salon phone for marketing purposes.these will be posted online to attract fan-base.
  • Adapt to business operations and salon industry behaviour.
  • Order supplies on time, ensure suppliers deliver correct orders.
  • Willing to learn fast without coercion. Self-driven personality.
  • Ensure salon hygiene standards are maintained.
  • Manage staff attendance by synching days off / unplanned absence.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Sales & Marketing qualification.
  • Previous experience in sales, customer care and administration.
  • Experience in salon/spa environment a plus.
  • Exhibit a “Can-Do” positive attitude
  • Microsoft Word and Excel computer skills
  • Basic Computer troubleshooting skills: eg running antivirus
  • Facebook posting skills.
  • Professional phone presence and dress code
  • Punctuality is mandatory.

If qualified kindly send your CV to
email protected clearly indicating “saloon coordinator “on the subject line by 4th Dec 2017.

IOM Programme Assistant (AVRR and Counter Trafficking) Job in Nairobi, Kenya

International Organization of Migration (IOM)
 

Position Title: Programme Assistant – AVRR and Counter Trafficking
 

Vacancy No: IOMKE/SVN/065/2016
 

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
 

Classification: General Service Staff, Grade G5
 

Type of Appointment: Special Short Term, 9 months with possibility of extension.
 

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
 

 

Closing Date: 19 August, 2016
 

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. 

IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

Context: Under the overall coordination of the Head of IOM Kenya Country Office and the direct supervision of the Programme Manager of Immigration and Border Management in Nairobi, the successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the coordination, implementation, monitoring of and reporting on activities under IOM Kenya’s Immigration and Border Management, Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) and Counter Trafficking projects.


Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the technical and administrative implementation of Immigration and Border Management, Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration (AVRR) and Counter Trafficking projects.
  • Serve as the focal point for AVRR and Counter Trafficking in Kenya, under guidance of RTS and Programme Manager.
  • Maintain the project-related correspondence and progress, technical reports, visibility and communication material and other relevant background documents.
  • Draft reports and formal correspondence and assist in dissemination to relevant counterparts.
  • Monitor status of project, compile, summarize and present information/data on activities and submit reports on a regular basis.
  • Assist the Programme Manager in providing technical support to increase the capacity of relevant implementing partners engaged in the implementation of outreach, advocacy and awareness component.
  • Maintain updates and compiles project documentation, including payment request and similar routine project documentation for the projects.
  • Undertake duty travel related for project implementation.
  • Represent IOM at meetings and conferences relevant to the project in the region, as assigned by RTS and the Programme Manager.
  • Liaise with partner agencies and ministries, relevant to the project as directed.
  • Organize and arrange conferences and/or training sessions related to the projects.
  • Assist in drafting new projects, in particular in relation to Counter Trafficking.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Required Qualifications and Experience
 

Education

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution, preferably in Political or Social Science, International Relations and/or Law with three years’ experience or
  • Completed High School/Certificate with five years’ experience

Experience

  • Professional experience in project assistance or project implementation in international donor funded projects;
  • Experience in contributing to drafting project documents and reports;
  • Familiarity with issues of migration, border management and counter trafficking;
  • Work experience in IOM, a UN agency, non-governmental organization, or international organization is required;
  • Extensive experience in liaison and cooperation with governmental authorities and UN partners is required;
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English;
  • Good level of computer literacy, including database applications.

Languages: Excellent command of spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
 

Required Competencies
 

Behavioural
 

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Accountability- Accepts and gives constructive criticism
  • Client Orientation- Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work
  • Continuous Learning- Contributes to colleagues’ learning
  • Communication- Actively shares relevant information
  • Creativity and Initiative – Actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Leadership and Negotiation – Convinces others to share resources
  • Performance Management – Provides constructive feedback to colleagues
  • Planning and Organizing – Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others
  • Professionalism – Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
  • Teamwork – Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment
  • Technological Awareness – Learns about developments in available technology
  • Resource Mobilization – Establishes realistic resource requirements to meet IOM needs

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.


Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment and verification of residency, visa and authorizations by the concerned Government, where applicable.


Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. 

In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.


How to apply:

 
Submit cover letter and CV, including daytime telephone and e-mail contact to: 

International Organization for Migration (IOM), 

Human Resources Department, 

send via e-mail to hrnairobi@iom.int


Closing Date: 19 August, 2016


Only Shortlisted Applicants will be contacted.


NOTE


NO FEE:
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, process or training). IOM does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank details.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.

Kenya: Management Coordinator – SCI/SOM/23/16

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 30 Jul 2016

Management Coordinator – Somalia Country Office

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Office of the Country Director & SLT

LOCATION: Nairobi

GRADE: 3

POST TYPE: Kenyan National

Child Safeguarding:

Level 3: the role 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 in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

To work with the Management Coordinator works directly and closely and with the Country Director and the Deputy Country Director indirectly in managing and developing programme and business processes systems and procedures.

SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports to: Country Director

Dimensions:

Save the Children works in all regions of Somalia/Somaliland with a current staff complement of approximately 350 staff and current expenditure of approximately $ 45 million each year.

Staff directly reporting to this post: 1

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

Provide support to Country Director and/or take full responsibilities of Country Office Management system and SCI Global Management Tool

· Managing the SMT tracking tool for the Global Assurance Internal Audit recommendations, KPMG year-end (Statutory) recommendations, Country Office Risk Register and Key Performance Indicators and ensuring that the deadlines are tracked and followed up

· Ensuring that departments listed in the tracking tool have departmental improvement plans which reflect the action plans and recommendations listed

· Preparation of monthly and quarterly CD reports to the Regional Office for CD approval

· Coordination and reporting on the Country Office achievement against the Global Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to be included in the report above.

· Ensuring that departments, offices and programmes have their own departmental KPIs, dashboards and tracking tables, report and follow up on them, and ensuring that key indicators feed into the SMT dashboard- limited # of KPI

· Preparing for the senior meetings, including SLT, SMT, ESMT with a full pack of updates from different departments; including progress made against various action plan trackers. Also take lead in coordination of all these meetings and preparing the agenda

· Coordination of MEAL Action Plan Tracker and ensuring that key findings from the tracker and serious issues are highlighted to members of senior management team.

· Ensuring that the timelines and action plans of the Country Office Risk Register (RR), programme, field offices and departmental risk assessments and annual risk mitigation plans are followed up, preparing quarterly reports on progress and working with Internal Audit to ensure that they are updated annually

· Coordination, monitoring and reporting on the Non Award Funding

· Ensuring all the documents that come for CD sign off, have all necessary supporting document. In case some documents are missing then follow up with the relevant department and ensure that all compliance requirements for a sign off are fully completed.

· Preparing occasional correspondence with external actors for the Country Director

· Ensuring that all relevant documents and program updates are furnished in advance for any external meetings that CD and DCDs have, particularly when meeting with donors. Liaise with different departments, mostly awards, finance and operations to prepare such updates.

· Ensure CD’s calendar is well managed and updated regularly, provide necessary support to CD for travels, meetings, other administrative chores etc.

· Visiting field when circumstances require that

Other responsibilities

· Follows up on any Operations and PDQ related issues at the request of and CD/DCDs

· Coordinates the schedule of relevant internal and external programmes, operations, coordination and cluster meetings that involves SMT. Ensures that all the meetings are prepared in a very coordinated manner and documented

· Ensures that minutes, papers, action points and notes from meetings are collected, compiled and centrally filed both in soft and hard copies

· Develops, collects, ensures the accuracy and distribution of maps and summary information indicating who does what and where (3Ws), both for SCI and for other agencies

· Complies with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.

·

COMPETENCIES AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)

Applying Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Makes decisions based on professional expertise and experience without deferring unnecessarily to others
  • Shares knowledge and best practice on technical solutions so that others can make best use of that expertise
  • Actively seeks new ways to develop the application of technical and professional standards within the team

Working effectively with others (Skilled level)

  • Actively listens to new and different perspectives and experiences of those they work with
  • Proactively supports team members and trusts their capabilities
  • Demonstrates understanding of their skills and how they complement those of others within diverse teams and groups

· Clarifies their role and responsibilities within the team to maximize impact

·

Delivering Results

  • Delivers timely and appropriate results using available resources
  • Takes responsibility for their work and its impact on others
  • Plans, prioritizes and performs tasks well without needing direct supervision
  • Understands the link between their work and the organisation’s objectives

Developing Self and Others (Skilled level)

· Shows awareness of their strengths and limitations and actively takes responsibility for their development

· Seeks out feedback to understand their areas for improvement

· Actively shares knowledge and experiences with others

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Education to Master’s degree level in the area of business management or social development
  • Recommended a minimum of 5 years’ experience in an NGO environment
  • Experience of working in the humanitarian or development sector for an international non-governmental organisation
  • Experience of working in large diverse teams with colleagues from many cultures backgrounds
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills, and highly competent in developing and implementing systems, business processes and procedures
  • Highly competent in Microsoft office software
  • Excellent coordination skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Confident in dealing with large groups of people and with senior level visitors and partners
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

How to apply:

Interested candidates are required to submit a CV and mandatory cover letter quoting the Job Title and Vacancy Announcement No. SCI/SOM/23/16 on the subject line. The file name of the CV and attachments must be the applicants name and sent to Somalia.vacancies@savethechildren.org. For more information please visit www.somaliangoconsortium.org

Applications close on 30th July 2016

Disclaimer:

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Female candidates are encouraged to apply

Accountant Career in Kenya

Accountant
For the above stated position, you will provide project cost accounting, financial reporting, and organizational support to the onsite Project Team. 

This will entail working closely with the Project manager, Provide project control support as directed by the Project Manager and Business Manager.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of all purchase orders and invoices.
  • Accounting of all project expenses.
  • Proactively identify possible issues and resolve as needed.
  • Actively take ownership of processes to bring about desired objectives.
  • Track on-site inventory for the Project.
  • Cross-train and learn additional financial and administrative processes.
  • Execute the necessary Project Purchasing Plan.
  • Learn and utilize a project management software.
  • Assist in the financial tracking and financial management of the Project.

Skills and Qualifications

  • BBA degree or equivalent.
  • CPA 2 
  • One year work experience.
  • Effective communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Experience working with Project Management software including and beyond Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to analyze situations and data to make sound decisions.
  • Able to manage and prioritize work involving multiple objectives.
  • Must be able to take appropriate initiative to bring about proper results.
  • Must be organized, reliable, honest, professional, self-directed and motivated to exceed expectations.

How to Apply:
 

Applicants can send their CV and state the position applied for in their subject of the email to us via email 2016careerskenya@gmail.com before 10th July 2016.

Debt Collection Officer Job in Kenya

Debt Collection Officer
 

Requirements

  • Degree / Diploma in Accounts, Finance, CPA or any business studies.
  • Overseeing a portfolio of outstanding Accounts
  • Chasing and recovering outstanding debt
  • Dealing with customer queries
  • Negotiating payment plans with customers
  • Working to targets
  • Allocating payments received accordingly
  • Working with the customer to reduce arrears
  • Updating the company database on a regular basis
  • Actively engage and build trust with customers providing advice appropriate to their circumstances
  • Negotiate with customers in difficulty on how best to bring their accounts up to date or agree a suitable repayment plan that works for both the customer and the business.
  • Willing to actively review and improve the collections processes against business and customer measures from design to implementation.
  • Provide colleagues and customers with a professional and efficient service in an enthusiastic and knowledgeable manner at all times.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of all relevant policies and procedures, being compliant at all times.
  • Review and implement processes and procedures to improve productivity
  • Ensure best practice and compliance is adhered at all times
  • Ensure accounts are monitored and worked accordingly.
Starting salary Is 30K plus commissions

All the applications with Job Title to be emailed to fortress.afric@yahoo.com  and fortified.afric@yahoo.com  by 30th May 2016

PigiaMe Listing Scout Internship in Kenya

Job Title: PigiaMe Listing Scout Intern
 

Function / Department: PigiaMe Operations
 

Reporting to: Head of Scouts
 

Deputy in case of absence: Scout

Job Purpose Statement: Actively identify market trends and trending objects which are to be attracted to PigiaMe.


Targets and Responsibilities

  • Through good understanding of user behavior, identify market trends and objects of potential high interest
  • Approach potential users, educate and sensitize these for the use of PigiaMe as their preferred classifieds platform
  • Facilitate in the user sign-up process and upload first high-value, maintaining PigiaMe’s quality guidelines
  • Follow-up on and engage inactive users
  • Category Management: Analyze supply and demand of specified categories and work with Sales/Marketing teams to steer towards balance and high level of user engagement
  • Report daily on category/overall scouting progress
  • Whenever possible, to join our regular team events

Skills and Attributes

  • Good understanding of user behavior and ability to identify market trends
  • Outgoing personality and good interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Pleasant character and willingness to actively contribute to a team success
  • Good on phone

Key Relationships

  • Senior Scout
  • Product Manager
  • Head of Classifieds
  • PigiaMe Employees
Hiring: ASAP

The applicants should send their CVs to recruit@ringier.co.ke

Deadline for application is 12th April 2016

Kenya: Project Associate – Marketplace for Nutritious Foods

Organization: Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 10 Apr 2016

To facilitate networking and information sharing amongst COP members on regular basis and where possible link with other service providers for TA or financial support

· To maintain the CoP membership database, Marketplace Technical service provider database and ensure that these are equipped to support the delivery of activities across the Marketplace for Nutritious Foods

· Identify suitable members from business and supporting institutions like government, donors, academia, etc. and invite them to join the Community of Practice (CoP) in collaboration with the Project Manager, Marketplace for Nutritious foods

· Design training programs in collaboration with the Project Manager, Marketplace for Nutritious Foods

· Engage relevant, high caliber speakers and relevant experts for training

· Set up and manage training/ speaking events, etc.

· Actively exchange knowledge and experience with the other project officers in the other Marketplace countries

· Actively contribute to knowledge management in the Kenya team as well as the whole of GAIN

· Seek input from CoP members regarding their training/ experience sharing ideas and needs and integrate these into the CoP program where relevant, make continuous improvements

· To maintain the Marketplace visibility plan, identify new opportunities for raising visibility around the Marketplace and

increasing CoP membership. This will include developing regular project newsletters, updating the members business

directory and ensuring that key media contacts are aware of Marketplace activities and cover these accordingly to provide visibility to both GAIN and the donor

· Identify, design and package relevant pieces of information for the members of the community of practice and the other stakeholders of the Marketplace for Nutritious Foods incl. GAIN, USAID, etc.

· Manage and update the Networking platforms of the Marketplace for Nutritious Foods: Facebook page, SMS platform, project website etc. and actively work on increasing the number of followers/ members, etc.

· Design and oversee GAIN/Marketplace presence in local events, such as agribusiness fairs and trade shows.

· Contribute with stories to the global GAIN homepage/ other publications where relevant in collaboration with the GAIN communications team

· In collaboration with the GAIN communications team and the Project Manager, Marketplace for Nutritious Foods, achieve outreach for GAIN and the Marketplace by providing information, stories, press releases, etc. to the media · In collaboration with the GAIN communications team, design Marketplace promotional materials (brochures, flyers)

Compile photographs of CoP events and Innovation Accelerator candidates/grantees, and project activities

· Oversee communications on Innovation Accelerator, where applicable. For example: Announcement of call for proposals, communications with candidates, etc.

· Track and document Community of Practice activities in accordance with GAIN and donor reporting.

· Other tasks related to the implementation of the Marketplace as required by the GAIN Kenya Marketplace lead.

  • · Identify and equip TAC with relevant information for decision making in each call

How to apply:

To apply please visit

http://jobs.gainhealth.org/vacancies/291/project_associate_marketplace_for_nutritious_foods_1_year_contract/nairobi_kenya/