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  • Channel specialist at ASUS
    on May 27, 2020 at 7:44 pm

    Job Description: Be responsible for multiple product lines sales in Kenya market channel. Products include Finished goods (Focus: Monitor) and Components (Focus: VGA & ODD & MB) &, and other products of ASUS OPBG. Manage Top customers and overall channel in Kenya to achieve sales target of each account and each product lines. Customer relationship maintenance with resellers. Ensure healthy payment pattern between key accounts to distributors and assist sellout of distributors. Market survey & regular update of market situation. Weekly sales & inventory report submission. Coordinate with country marketing and service team to ensure high-quality product promotion and after-sales service. Requirements: Familiar with IT channel and good relationship with customers. 5 years+ experience is a plus. Goal-oriented and good cost control skill. Fluent English speaking. When you submit your information to LinkedIn, your information will be collected, processed, and used by LinkedIn. LinkedIn will share your information to ASUS for job recruitment purpose.

  • East Africa Government Relations Senior Manager at One Acre Fund
    on May 27, 2020 at 7:39 pm

    The Government Relations and Policy team works with governments at local and national levels to advocate on behalf of One Acre Fund clients. The team builds relationships with government officials to keep them informed about our work, ensures we comply with all laws related to our field work, and creates opportunities to better serve our clients. The team also advocates for improved laws and policies that benefit smallholder farmers. Another key goal of this team is to scope out partnerships and collaboration opportunities with the government to maximize impact and unlock growth. The senior government relations manager will directly lead a team in Kenya and Tanzania to support the growth of One Acre Fund in both countries, and support the department director through key, cross-country leadership functions. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Kenya and Tanzania government relations management Manage a team of 18+ Government Relations (GR) team members with relationship management and compliance portfolios at local and national levels, and directly manage two high capacity government relations analysts in Kenya and Tanzania respectively Set and drive forward an ambitious GR strategy in Kenya and Tanzania with sophisticated project management tools  Own highest level external relations and uses them to advocate for One Acre Fund strategic interests  Oversee organizational risk management on key issues related to political and bureaucratic trends, and work closely with several government and parliamentary consultants towards this objective Invest in the growth of individual team members to become stronger leaders and more effective GR professionals Lead the execution of innovative strategies to build and maintain influential networks; identify new opportunities to work with highest level political and executive leadership, and cultivate partnership opportunities with government Provide clear analysis and recommendations to One Acre Fund field leadership on core programmatic tasks like expansion planning, trials, research, and repayment Ensure all required licenses and regulatory approvals are secured for the complete portfolio of products, including pilot programs like nutrition and direct giving  Strategic organisational leadership Advance team and organisational priorities through the global GR/P steering committee to coordinate on overall GR strategy, provide thought-partnership on resolving priority GR challenges across all One Acre Fund countries, and drive key communications through the team Support the HR immigration lead to secure all necessary work permits through refreshing country immigration strategies, influencing decisions on how global staff are placed, maintaining alignment with in-country leadership on immigration needs, and negotiating solutions to work permit approval challenges directly with senior government officials.  Occasional short-term support to the department director on key GR priorities in country programs with dotted/advisory lines into the global GRP department (currently Burundi, Rwanda, and Ethiopia).  CAREER GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career. QUALIFICATIONS We are seeking an exceptional professional with 8+ year(s) of work experience and a demonstrated passion for our mission. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply: Government relations management Significant relevant experience doing advocacy with governments, with an understanding of power and politics in East Africa, and a deep understanding of how government in Kenya and Tanzania operates Strong external relationship management experience including negotiation skills and rapport building Public representation, and ideally someone with experience doing media and other high profile events Strategic organisational leadership Experienced people manager with a particular expertise in remote management and experience building teams Leadership skills that demonstrate a strong vision for work and an ability to inspire and align staff Experience working in complex environments navigating complicated issues involving multiple internal stakeholders  Effective communicator able to synthesize complex messages and tailor messages to audiences Strong strategic thinker with strategic and tactical skills and an ability to visualize multiple connections, inter-dependencies, and map out critical paths to achieve objectives  Ideally someone with experience working in international/multicultural settings  Language: English and Swahili required Job Type: Full time

  • Supply Chain Data and Operations Associate at One Acre Fund
    on May 27, 2020 at 7:38 pm

    One Acre Fund is growing quickly - we plan to more than triple our purchasing portfolio in the next 5 years and are spending over $70M on agricultural inputs and life improving goods in 2019 alone. To support this growth, we need to develop a flexible sourcing strategy, set clear and measurable targets, hold the full supply chain team accountable to these bold targets using data, and implement tight controls to guarantee inputs make it to our clients on time and at the best possible price. We are looking for a Data and Operations Associate to improve our team's data quality, build more efficient and transparent processes, and lead major cost-saving projects. You will implement major cost-saving and efficiency improving projects with a heavy focus on process automation, reducing redundancies, and better use of data. You will refine and simplify processes, use data to align our systems across the supply chain team, improve our controls environment to prevent over-spend, improve order accuracy to dramatically reduce excess inventory, and justify investments in supply chain operations with visible performance goals. Specific responsibilities include: Manage Sourcing Data: Work with the sourcing data team to automate data processes and reports for better visibility into supply chain data across the organization. More specifically:  Guide the data entry team to enter 100% of data on time - this will require holding the team accountable to ambitious expectations while simplifying and automating data entry processes to reduce the risk of errors Manage day-to-day issue resolution and ticket generation for SAP request portal Align with cross-department team members to alleviate friction caused by messy data, solve problems and resolve conflict quickly. Inspire creativity in sourcing operations to eliminate waste: Work with Supply Chain Operations Manager to move creative, data-focused projects forward that improve efficiency. Example projects include: Automate processes to reduce procurement lead times and improve process visibility Reduce approval touch points in SAP and the portal Build bridges with the payments / finance team to ensure payments go out consistently on time Manage controls oversight through data sampling and reporting Supplier relationship management:  Manage new vendor onboarding process Oversee supplier relationship management toolkit to ensure vendor profiles are up to date, vendors are being scored after every order, and low performing vendors are being phased out Develop and execute supplier scorecard system Capacity building / Build Team Culture:  Create an empowering environment for staff reporting to you to learn under your leadership and support with recruitment at all job grades Create an enabling environment for purchasers to improve their sourcing skills by developing trainings and being a mentor to others Support heavily on recruitment by tapping into talent pools to hire top talent for open roles on the team. CAREER GROWTH We have a culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career. QUALIFICATIONS You have 4+ years or work experience in an operations or strategic problem-solving role, with exposure to complex project management, process automation, and forecasting. You have an excellent academic background, love data, and are passionate about reducing waste across supply chain operations. Having prior operations or consulting experience is preferred but we're most interested in whether you have experience solving complex operational problems in a fast-growing organization. You have the following experience: You have experience in a demanding, multicultural professional environment, preferably in positions where frequent cross-department collaboration was required You have experience in operations, consulting, manufacturing, or supply chain You have leadership experience at work or outside of work You love working with data and have data analytics and quantitative reasoning skills; Advanced Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets) required and experience working in SAP is preferred You enjoy coordinating with diverse teams - you advocate for your ideas while also being open to other perspectives You're comfortable quality checking documentation without support You are passionate about delivering outstanding customer service – you put customers first in all that you do and understand the importance of building agile processes that will best serve your clients You are fluent in English (French and Swahili a plus) PREFERRED START DATE As soon as possible JOB LOCATION Nairobi, Kenya  COMPENSATION Commensurate with experience DURATION Full-time job BENEFITS  Health insurance, paid time off and comprehensive benefits SPONSOR INTERNATIONAL CANDIDATES No; Must have existing rights to work in Kenya. One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.Job Type: Full time

  • Government Relations Manager at Komaza
    on May 27, 2020 at 7:32 pm

    The Manager will create and nurture relationships at County Level with relevant government regulatory authorities to ensure that Komaza’s business operations are run smoothly and in compliance with the policies and procedures of the institutions mandated to regulate the sector / industry. The manager will also provide management to direct reports within the department to build replicable systems, collect and manage data for analytics and management decision making. As Government Relations Manager, you will directly report to the Managing Director, External Relations.  This role is based at our office in Nairobi, Kenya with regular travel to Kilifi, Kwale and our Central Kenya offices What You Will Do Stay informed: Maintain relationships with managers across all Komaza operations departments, and attend all all-hands, management meetings and design lunches to stay well informed of our latest and upcoming operational plans. Maintain an updated register of all government functions and up to date contacts database.  Nurture relationships: Maintain relationships at a county- and ministry-level to ensure all relevant external government stakeholders have a positive view of Komaza and feel respected and informed of our plans. Policy register: Monitor announcements to keep a real-time, up-to-date register of the latest Kenyan Government laws & county-level policies that may impact Komaza.  Internal communications & training: Create internal communication pieces to summarize any changes to management in a concise and relevant manner. Develop training for all relevant staff on the latest policies and how to support and maintain compliance. Policy advocacy: Implement Komaza advocacy strategies to ensure operations are not interrupted by public policy changes. Facilitate working group meetings with Komaza operational leads to devise forward thinking systems to address public policy demands. Internal audits: Conduct regular audits to ensure: (1) Komaza's operations are in line with Kenyan Government laws & policies guidelines, (2) Komaza's practices to reflect changing laws/regulations at County Level, and (3) Komaza is 100 % compliant with all government related body corporate institutional guidelines issued by these government organs e.g., KFS, KEFRI etc. Action planning: Produce timely, and clearly written memos to our operations teams on any systems or practices that are out of compliance with current regulations, including suggestions for efficient options to regain compliance. What You Have   - Bachelor's degree in Law, Economics, Sociology, Commerce, Development or a related field or 5-10 years work experience in a similar role in a > $10m size company  - Senior management position in a regulatory compliance / service delivery role - Senior management experience working closely with  county government roles (CEC) level or equivalent - Professional Qualification in a business related field or in community development field, humanities / social science - Experience working and living in Kenya - Fluent English required; fluency in Swahili and local languages is a plus   How You Work - Communicate clearly and proactively - Be on the front lines, building relationships with Government officials and team members - Effective communicator and being able to synthesize complex messages and tailor key information for public speaking events - Excellent problem-solving and analytical thinking skills in balancing and addressing Komaza’s business needs  as well as government concerns  - Ability to teach, coach and train others - Exceptional interpersonal skills   What’s in it for you? Great vision without great people is irrelevant, Jim Collins wisely stated. If you share Komaza’s vision and want to help make it a reality, apply today! You’ll get a chance to work at our headquarters in Kilifi, Kenya. We offer a competitive remuneration package and an opportunity to further your career. Job Type: Full time

  • Pharmacy Technician, Homa Bay at Médecins Sans Frontières
    on May 23, 2020 at 11:07 am

    Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization providing assistance to people affected by armed conflicts, epidemics, natural or non-natural disasters or persons excluded from access to health care. The organization has health projects in more than 68 countries. MSF in Homa Bay is looking to fill the position of a Pharmacy Technician. The successful candidate will report to the Pharmacy Supervisor. Objective of the Position: To support the drug supply management in the designated facilities under the supervision of the Pharmacy supervisor and according to MSF health policies and protocols, in order to guarantee the proper management and distribution of drugs and medical devices. Tasks & Responsibilities Include but not limited to: Order Management - Ensure timely orders and supplies, report any discrepancies for immediate action Stock Management - Prepare and provide daily stock status, ensure IPD wards stock cards are up to date and provide support to MOH store keeper(s), ensuring good store keeping practices are in place Data Management - Daily tally of stock in IPD wards and prescriptions that were dispensed at MOH Pharmacy Trainings and operations support - Support the project in pharmacovigilance monitoring/training in collaboration with MOH Any other duty as allocated by the supervisors; for example, participating in emergency response as needed.  Qualifications & Requirements: Education Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology or any other Pharmacy related course Must have a valid practicing License and registered with the Pharmacy & Poisons Board Experience At least one year of relevant experience. Desirable previous experience in MSF or other NGO in developing countries. Experience collaborating with local pharmacy systems (MoH and private) is an asset Demonstrable experience in supervising and training others in a team setting Competencies Fluent in English and Swahili, written and spoken Results oriented, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, service Candidates meeting the above qualifications are requested to email a motivation letter and updated Curriculum Vitae as a single file by 4th June 2020 to msff-kenya-recruitment@paris.msf.org and mention on the subject line “Pharmacy Technician”. Or send your application to MSF France, Homa Bay P. O. Box 881 – 00403.Job Type: Full time

  • Consortium Coordinator CASH at Jobs254 Kenya
    on May 23, 2020 at 11:05 am

    Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,600 national staff 400 international staff, ACTED is active in 37 countries and implements more than 500 projects a year reaching over 14 million beneficiaries. ACTED Kenya ACTED has been present in Kenya since 2006 with a coordination office in Nairobi. The teams in Kenya are implementing projects to meet the needs of populations regularly affected by drought. Local communities are supported with improved access to food, protection of livelihoods and increased access to basic services such as sanitation, clean water. The NGO also works with local governments and community peace committees to promote social cohesion and integration. You will be in charge of 1. Representation Protect and promote the vision, mission and interests of consortium partners towards external stakeholders; Represent the consortium toward the donor(s) and government authorities and therefore communicate with the donor(s) and government authorities; Where relevant, expand the donor portfolio of the consortium by tracking funding opportunities Attend government, UN, NGO and donor meetings and present ongoing consortium activities; Ensure the visibility of the consortium amongst humanitarian, donor and government actors throughout the project; Effectively manage coordination with other actors (UN, NGOs) intervening in a similar sector; Ensure the continuum of consortium PR activities, including formal presentations, engaging media for coverage on success stories, updating project-specific and regional fact sheets, and documenting publications featuring the consortium in the media; Oversee the consortium’s communication activities including media visits, photographer’s mission, videos, etc.; Lead the drafting and dissemination of position papers, statements, reports and releases on the consortium’s engagements and humanitarian advocacy. 2. Internal Coordination Effectively manage partnerships between the different parties of the consortium to ensure smooth collaboration; Ensure regular and open/transparent communication between consortium partners; Regularly communicate with consortium Country Directors on project activities; Convene and chair regular (e.g. monthly, quarterly) consortium steering committee meetings to discuss programme and financial issues, disseminate minutes and follow up on action points; Carry out weekly catch ups with consortium key focal points. Support the development and maintenance of a coherent consortium strategy across all partners; Promote harmonization of approaches and methodologies across all consortium partners by developing and monitoring use of common tools, as well as creating opportunities for experience sharing and learning; Coordinate the development of all technical tools related to the consortium’s project (ToRs for consultants and evaluators, ad hoc reports, capitalization reports…), 3. Project Cycle Management Project Planning Define project implementation modalities and methodologies (including, but not limited to technical specifications, identification and registration of beneficiaries, distribution and sensitization); Organize project kick-off and close-out meetings; Together with the Project Managers of consortium partners, plan the various stages of project implementation and set direction by prioritizing and organizing activities and resources to achieve project objectives. Project Implementation Follow-up Oversee and monitor the work of consortium and local implementing partners, ensuring that technical quality and standards are considered and respected during project implementation; Support the Project Managers of each partner to implement all aspects of the project; Conduct regular follow-up of work plans, identify and address any delays in a timely and effective manner; Monitor output achievement, cash burn rates and ensure a timely completion of the project. Project Quality Control Conduct periodic field visits to validate progress reports, identify problems and issues to address during Consortium Management Team meetings and make recommendations for improvement; Ensure the project progress is effectively monitored through regular data collection, analysis of indicators and activities and documented with proper sources of verification; Advise consortium Project Managers to adapt implementation of the project according to monitoring and evaluation findings; Advise on and assist with project reviews conducted by internal and external monitoring and evaluation team; Coordinate and put in place a program capitalization system in collaboration with each focal point from each consortium partner. Grant Management Ensure that contractual obligations are met in terms of project deliverables; Ensure the activities are implemented according to the approved donor and partnership agreement; Ensure that donor rules and procedures are understood and respected by all parties, sharing information and conducting training if required on proposed systems and processes for consortium management; Develop a reporting schedule that is agreed by all consortium members; Ensure external reporting for all the consortium members according to donor and ACTED requirements is respected by all according to agreed deadlines; Collect and consolidate narrative reports from consortium members for donor reporting; Prepare documentation for any project modifications, including budget revisions, amendments or extensions. Ensure such changes are made in close consultation with the consortium partners; Together with the Country Finance Manager, manage and negotiate any budget changes in accordance with donor and ACTED HQ criteria. Expected skills and qualifications At least 5 years of experience in project implementation on the field, preferably in an international context Being a strong team player Familiarity with the aid system, and ability to understand donor and governmental requirement Excellent communication and drafting skills Ability to coordinate and manage staff and project activities Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office Ability to organize and plan effectively Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people Ability to travel and work in difficult conditions and under pressure Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience is an asset How to apply Send your application via e-mail (jobs@acted.org) REF : CASHCC/KEN Job Type: Contract

  • Assistant Programme Officer at UN
    on May 18, 2020 at 6:59 pm

    This position is located in the Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA) in Nairobi (Kenya), Division for Operations (DO), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The Assistant Programme Officer will work under the overall supervision (Second Reporting Officer) of the Regional Representative of the Regional Office for Eastern Africa (ROEA), the direct supervision of the UNODC Anti-Corruption Adviser for Eastern Africa at ROEA, as First Reporting Officer, and the substantive technical and operational supervisory guidance of the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer (Anti-Corruption) of the Implementation Support Section (ISS)/CEB/DTA at UNODC headquarters in Vienna, as Additional Reporting Officer.For more information on UNODC, please visit the website http://www.unodc.org Responsibilities Within assigned authority, the Assistant Programme Officer will be responsible for the following duties: Provide assistance and support to the coordination of work with the Government of Kenya, private sector entities and academic institution in Kenya to facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitor and analyze specific aspects of programme/project development and implementation; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and recommend corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; identify and track follow-up actions. Provide support and assistance for policy coordination and evaluation functions, including the review and analysis of emerging issues and trends, participate in evaluations or research activities and studies. Carry out basic research and analysis and present information gathered from diverse sources in order to keep abreast and maintain a knowledge based on emerging issues related to the Global Integrity Education Project in Kenya. Assist in performing various assignments, in collaboration with the national counterparts, by planning and facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan that the national counterparts will use to manage the change. Contribute to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc. Provide administrative support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, to include proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposed participants, preparation of background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc. Assist in undertaking outreach activities; participate in the development of training workshops, seminars; participate in and make presentations on assigned topics/activities. Participate in field missions, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection. Assist and participate in the recruitment for the programme; draft Terms of Reference, prepare short-lists, prepare written and oral questions; assist in guiding programme personnel towards the achievement of the programme’s objectives. Assist in and support the coordination of activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and preparation of related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.). Ensure that operations, finance management, procurements, logistics, liaison and communication activities assigned to the programme are conducted according to UNODC standards and procedures. Perform other work-related duties, as required. Competencies Professionalism: Has knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to administration, programme/project management, criminal justice and/or related fields. Has knowledge of the mandates of UNODC. Has knowledge of and specialization in substantive and functional areas with very good research and analytical skills. Is able to identify and contribute to the solution of problems/issues. Has knowledge of various research methodologies and sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Is able to apply judgement in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings. Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. Education A first-level university degree in law, international development, business administration, management, or other relevant field is required. Work Experience A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience, including experience in managing programme/project activities, is required.Work experience in project management, in particular development assistance projects, including planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation is required.Work experience in an international Organization or within the United Nations system is desirable.Work experience on anti-corruption work in Africa is desirable. Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position fluency in English, with good drafting ability, is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage. Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise and a competency-based interview. Special Notice Candidates for the National Professional Officer category shall be of the nationality of the country where this position is located.This position is temporarily available until 1 November 2020. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.At the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity.All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect.The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.   United Nations Considerations According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.Job Type: Full time

  • Child Rights Governance (CRG) Programme Coordinato at Save the Children International
    on May 18, 2020 at 6:56 pm

    he Regional Programme Unit’s over-arching goal for the period 2019 – 2021 is to ensure regional accountability for child rights, with the aim that children in the East and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) are safe and protected. This provides leverage so that the rights of children be respected, protected and fulfilled by African governments where SCI has a presence in the region. It supports and strengthens the work of Save the Children in our countries of operations. Country offices in turn provide the basis on which to respond and articulate the needs of children.  The Regional Programme Unit: delivers activities with regional institutions including the Africa Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC), the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the East African Community (EAC); the Southern African Development Community (SADC); and regional civil society organizations. The scope of work includes policy and advocacy harmonization through training workshops, consultation events, learning events, research, supporting regional partners to deliver activities that are aligned with the regional ambition and coordination of the work of country offices for multi-country initiatives on child rights governance.  The CRG Coordinator position uses his/her technical knowledge in child rights governance and partnership management to support the delivery of activities aimed at ensuring that child rights issues are protected and promoted in ESA. It also requires the ability to liase with RPU programme, support staff and partners in understanding Save the Children’s Safeguarding Framework and Adult Safeguarding Policies (Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse – PSEA – and Anti-Harassment Policy), including how to report any concerns.   Qualifications and Experience   Essential Bachelor’s degree in human rights law, law, international relations, political science, social sciences or other university education related to development and human rights. At least 6 years qualified work experience similar to the tasks above. Knowledge of and experience in working with children’s rights and human rights. Experience in advocacy Experience with working closely with Government, community groups, UN agencies, Regional Mechanisms and local and international NGOS. Strong analytical and networking skills and ability to work in a team. Excellent writing skills. Desirable Experience in fundraising activities is beneficial Understanding of and experience in project cycle management is beneficial. Contract duration: 1 year  The Organisation We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.   We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030: No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday All children learn from a quality basic education and that, Violence against children is no longer tolerated We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.  Application Information: Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.   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  Job Type: Contract

  • PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER: REF/TNH/PHO/05/20 at The Nairobi Hospital
    on May 18, 2020 at 6:51 pm

    Reporting to Director, Medical Services and Research the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others: Inspection for preventive maintenance in the Hospital, hospital sanitation, healthcare and waste management. Implementing sanitation and hygiene standards in the Hospital. Mobilizing, sensitizing and advising Hospital peripheral communities on matters related to environmental health. Identifying environmental health issues. Organizing community health days to advise the Hospital community on common public health issues; Implementing vector, vermin and rodent control measures. Participating in research, teaching and supervising the performance of both medical and non-medical staff as well as students. Participating in preparation of annual budgets for the department. Participating in Administrative activities of the department. Participating in delivery of hospital strategic plan. Design or use monitoring tools, like as screening, lab records, and vital information, to recognize health risks. Develop tools to address behavioral causes of diseases. Direct or control prevention programs in specialized areas such as aerospace, work-related, infectious disease, and environmental medicine. Recognize groups at threat for specific preventable diseases. Carry out epidemiological research of acute and chronic diseases. Prepare precautionary health reports which include problem explanations, analyses, alternate solutions, and suggestions. Deliver details about potential health risks and possible treatments to the management and other health care experts. Design, implement, or assess health service delivery systems to enhance the health of specific patients or communities. Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the Director, Medical Services and Research QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree in either Environmental Health Science or Public Health Inspection from a recognized institution. At least four (4) years progressive work experience in a large institution, Hospital experience will be an added advantage. A valid Public Health Officers and Technicians Registration Council Certificate. Certificate of proficiency in computer applications from a recognized institution. Excellent skills in monitoring, evaluation, data analysis and reporting. Familiarity with the necessary provisions of the Public Health Act Cap 242 and Food, Drugs and other Chemical Substances Cap 254 and other regulation in force. Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment. Ability to design, carry out and evaluate training. Ability to design and conduct operations research, analyze and utilize research findings in planning activities to improve service delivery. Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients; instruct health care personnel on procedures and treatment.   If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number and to reach the undersigned not later than Thursday 28th May 2020. Your CV/Resume MUST include full names and contact details of 3 referees. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates. The Nairobi Hospital does not charge any money throughout the recruitment process.   NOTE: ONLY ONLINE applications will be accepted and ONLY SHORTLISTED candidates will be contacted. The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees. Candidates invited for interviews will be required to present both originals and clear copies (where applicable) of the following documents: National I.D. KRA PIN Certificate Current Colored Passport Photo NSSF Card NHIF Card Valid Certificate of Good Conduct Academic and Professional Certificates Certificates of Service from previous employers =================================================================================================================== HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR  THE NAIROBI HOSPITAL P.O. BOX 30026 – 00100 Mail: recruitment@nbihosp.org NAIROBI.     Job Type: Contract

  • CLINICAL NUTRITIONIST: REF/TNH/CN/05/20 at The Nairobi Hospital
    on May 18, 2020 at 6:50 pm

    Reporting to the Director Nursing Services the successful candidate will be responsible for the following amongst others: – Evaluating and assessing nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans and screens patients for nutritional risk in accordance with established department protocols and standards  Developing and implementing dietary care plans and provide nutritional counselling Consulting with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restriction of patients Planning and initiating medical nutrition therapy to patients if indicated by patient requirements and clinical protocol. Communicating individual nutritional care plans to other health care providers as a member of a health care team. Calculating and writing enteral and parenteral feeds for patients according to patient’s nutritional requirements. Advising patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.  Monitoring food service to ensure conformance to prescribed diets and patient’s nutritional needs. Coordinating recipe development and standardization and develop new menus for different vulnerable groups in the hospital. Preparing departmental reports Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time. QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE BSc Food, Nutrition & Dietetics Higher Diploma in Food, Nutrition & Dietetics- 8 Years’ experience Diploma in Food, Nutrition & Dietetics- 10 Years’ experience Minimum of 6 years work experience Dietary counselling Preparation of therapeutic diets Job Type: Full time

  • MSF EAA COVID-19 Health Promoter at Médecins Sans Frontières
    on May 18, 2020 at 6:43 pm

    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented challenges to the humanitarian space and to MSF operations and has created the need for all concerted efforts and response. The MSF Association has also been called upon and encouraged by the IB and the ExCom, to become part of the joint response within their communities, guiding by a common framework, with activities adapted to the local context, needs, and response capacities. This is in full acknowledgment of the risks, abundant ethical dilemmas, scarcity of resources and limited support capacities available and the unparalleled shift in working conditions that MSF is compelled to respect. Purpose/Objective of the position Based in Kenya, the Health Promotion Implementer in collaboration with the COVID-19 Project manager will implement educational and promotional initiatives on COVID-19 according to MSF values, standards and procedures in order to increase awareness of the targeted population and to promote prevention and control of COVID-19 in the project area. He/she will provide initial health promotion services at both an individual and group level within the community in order to empower clients to link to existing social resources networks that could assist them to cascade information to their relevant communities. S/he will develop and maintain a functional network of partner organizations and authorities to empower surrounding CBOs and NGOS within the community to build self-sustaining communities on infection prevention control measures. Reporting lines: The MSF EAA COVID-19 Health Promoter reports functionally to the EAA COVID-19 Project Manager. The COVID-19 Health Promoter will collaborate and work closely with the Project manager and the Association Coordinator on all aspects/areas of COVID-19 as delegated by the EAA Board. For administrative and office related issues the Health Promoter works closely with the executive office/arm in Nairobi (HR, Finance Communications/other), guided by the MoU between the NBO and EAA. Responsibilities: In close collaboration with the Project manager, participate in the definition and update of the COVID-19 HP strategy and identify indicators in order to monitor HP activities, results, and achievements. Identify and respond to the social needs of the target communities through social assessment and intervention according to the scope of the project. Link with the EAA urban spaces initiative in order to support to develop mental health coping strategies targeting migrants and refugee communities and other beneficiaries in our projects. Organize COVID-19 health awareness and educative sessions for MSF EAA’s membership and networks, mobilise and utilise EAA membership as volunteers Develops and maintains a functional network of partner organizations and authorities for the operational needs of the COVID-19 project and community based programmes; maintains a strong link with MSF’s internal network (medical/mental health teams, health promotion teams). Support the Project manager in organizing and carrying out assessments and research on the impact of HP activities and identifying and reporting the constraints, difficulties or strength points of the HP strategy inside and outside the medical structures in order to reinforce the link between the communities and the project. Provide support in selecting and developing quality communication strategies towards the community. Plan information campaigns, including targets, objectives, methods and goals in order to increase awareness among the targeted population. Inform, according to protocols, community members and identified risk groups about COVID-19 health related issues Provide individual and group support interventions to members of key populations through various community based social work interventions Identify key actors (local authorities, local NGOs, traditional healers, formal or informal authorities) and being the focal point for the networking in order to support the dissemination of health information of the target population, and be the point of reference for the relation and networking with these subjects. Designs and implements training sessions on various health promotion at the identified locations. Organizing and supervising the HP team (CHW) in terms of planning and organizing their work, supporting, evaluating and coaching of personnel, collecting reports and reporting the activities of each Community health worker and regularly visiting communities that are under his/her responsibility Network with partners in the MSF Movement for collection, development, translation and utilisation of HP materials. Collecting and reporting to the PM any information linked to the health situation of the population and the beneficiaries for escalation to the EAA COVID-19 taskforce Under the guidance of the PM, document key activities and participate in visibility initiatives for the project. Responsible for accountability and managing assets and resources assigned to him/her. Education Essential higher diploma in Nursing, Psychology, Social Sciences, or any health related field. Experience Essential 5 years working experience in MSF health promotion, training and learning activities. Experience in community engagements, especially in informal settlements within Kenyan context, knowledge of infection control and hand washing skills added advantage. Specific skills and requirements Genuine interest in, understanding of, and commitment to; the humanitarian principles, MSF associative structure, social mission, operations, and challenges of MSF. Strong abilities in developing and disseminating HP through trainings and learnings. Ability to link and collaborate with other actors, communicate and link with home societies. Able to work in a multi-cultural environment; ability to recognize, respect, learn from and integrate cultural differences. Outstanding time management and organizational skills with the ability to handle large volumes of work, track multiple projects and support multiple groups or activities at any one time. Strong team player and interpersonal skills to interact and communicate at all levels of MSF. Able to work successfully under pressure within short deadlines; maintaining appropriate priorities, adequate detail, flexibility, and positivity. Strong communication and presentation skills. Proactive, highly motivated and responsible, able to work with limited supervision, accountable and honest. Fluent/proficiency in English and Swahili (reading and writing). French an added advantage. Computer literacy with excellent MS Office, Outlook, power point and excel with ability to effectively navigate through social media and interactive platforms. Flexibility and willingness to travel based on the needs of the project. Terms and Conditions Location: Nairobi, Kenya with frequent travel (regional). Job dimension: 100 % (40 hours per week) Employment Start Date: ASAP  Position duration: 6 MONTHS CONTRACT Salary/benefits: Gross Salary as per IRFFG (Field Salary/Function Scale) in Kenya. Job Type: Full time