RICOFEED

ACCOUNTANT (14 November 2011)
Permanent Contract Based in Nairobi
Ricofeed is an international child centered community development organization,
without religious, political or government affiliation. Plan is committed to protecting
and promoting child rights, and to improving the lives and futures of poor children,
their families and communities through a child centered community development
approach.
The successful candidate will be required to implement the corporate financial
systems and capacity development of CBO/partners in financial accounting. He/she
will liaise with the relevant Country Office staff and the community to facilitate
required processes. The incumbent will report to the Senior Accountant.
Employment is on a three month short term contract.
Key Responsibilities
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• Review all financial commitments against budgets and in compliance with
Plan policies and procedures.
• Processing of all financial transactions in the General Ledger
• Preparation of financial reports.
• Provide accurate and timely preparation of reconciliation for cash, payroll,
receivables and payables accounts.
• Enhance financial capacity of CBO/Partners working with Plan.
• Maintain and manage all financial documents.
• Verify and report physical existence of assets
Qualifications, experience and skills
• B.com accounting preferably from university of Nairobi
• Well versed in computerized accounting applications
• Ability to work and fit within a team environment
• Acts with high degree of integrity and professionalism
• Good communication and facilitation skills
• Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills
How to apply:
If you meet the requirements of the above position and would like to be a part of it in
our commitment, please send updated curriculum vitae and copies of your academic
certificates to johnkitawi@yahoo.com.fresh graduates are encouraged to apply.
Three references to the attention of the Program Unit Manager, Homabay
Closing date: 14th November 2011

NETWORK & OFFICE AUTOMATION SUPPORT ENGINEER

NETWORK & OFFICE AUTOMATION SUPPORT ENGINEER (11 November
2011)
Job Summary:
Reporting to the Manager, Infrastructure Unit in the ICT Department, the role-holder
is responsible for Network support and administration. He/she has overall
responsibility over the Active Directory management, Email Infrastructure, Server
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and PC Environments and Enterprise Storage Systems. He/she will develop,
coordinate, and maintain business continuity procedures, analyze network security
needs and assist in developing standards, guidelines and statements of direction for
corporate IT system architectures.
He/she will also support users in application of office automation tools.
Main Duties:
• Responsible for the overall Active Directory Design, Implementation and
administration
• Proactively plan and budget for AD improvements, system changes and New
ICT Infrastructure
• Responsible for overall design, implementation and administration of Email
and office automation software and hardware as well as configure email
clients for users
• Provides end-to-end performance monitoring and management of
Applications, Infrastructure and system health in order to proactively identify
weaknesses and address them
• Develop and implement long term system performance strategies and
establish performance bench lines for all ICT Infrastructure
• Develop and implement Antivirus and patch management policies in line with
compliance requirements and best practice
• Managing user account information in line with compliance requirements and
best practices
• Maintenance of up to date inventory documentation of hardware and software
• Change management and documentation of system changes
• Troubleshooting and resolution of any reported problems in adherence to set
SLAs
• Vendor Management – manage vendors to ensure uptime, user satisfaction
and adherence to set SLAs
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• Provides training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT
knowledge and competence
• Develop and enforce policies for the desktop application and security
environment
• Installing and configuring new hardware (servers, PCs, peripherals etc) and
software
• Develop and enforce security policies for all PCS and servers including
antivirus and Operating System updates
• Develop, Configure and Manage authentication, authorization and accounting
policies
• Maintenance of network servers, file servers, VPN gateways, intrusion
detection systems and firewalls
Job specification:
The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes
and skills:
• Degree in Computer Science/Engineering.
• MCSE is a pre-requisite.
• Other vendor certification in CISCO, IBM, Sun/ Oracle is highly desirable.
• At least 3 years experience in a busy computer environment
• 35 years & below
Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application
enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and
indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below by 11th November
2011.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Only the short listed candidates will be contacted.
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Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope:
OAE/HRD/2011
The Director
Human Resources Division
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd
P.O. Box 48231-00100
Nairobi

FOCUS CAB SERVICES LIMITED

DRIVERS
REPORTS TO: OPERATIONS MANAGER
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Focus Cab Services is looking for expert drivers who will be responsible for the safe
driving of company clients to and from their preferred destination.
Job Requirements and Competencies:
• Valid driving license
• Valid certificate of good conduct
• Valid license to drive a public service vehicle
• Knowledge of Nairobi and its environs
• Good command of both English and Kiswahili
• Must be aged between 25-45 years of age
• Attention to detail, such as directions, addresses and relevant instructions is
important
If you meet the above minimum requirements, submit your application letter,
detailed CV with reliable telephone contacts and copies of the above mentioned
documents to:
The Human Resources Manager
Focus Cabs Services Limited,
P O Box 4999-00506
Nairobi
E-mail: careers@focuscabs.co.ke
NB/ You can also drop your relevant documents at our Nairobi offices at Baricho
Plaza, Off Baricho Road 2nd Floor.

THE INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY

THE INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY

The Institute for Social Accountability (TISA) is a not-for-profit, civil society initiative
committed towards transparent, accountable, participatory, ethical and results
oriented local governance in Kenya through the promotion of good governance,
effective citizen engagement, continual learning education and the promotion of
sound operational practice.
EDITOR (9 November 2011)
TISA with support from Act! Is seeking an editor for the purpose of editing a 40 page
publication.
Scope of Work
The Editor will be required to commit 4-5 days commencing the week of 9th
November 2011 to edit the document.
Terms of Reference for the Consultant:
The consultant will be required to:
• Simplifying the document to 20 pages.
• Provide technical editing to identify and correct any technical inconsistencies.
• Simplify the language to make it readable and user friendly- i.e. step down
the language.
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• Attend a stakeholder s meeting and capture and input stakeholder’s feedback
to the publication.

How to Apply
Interested consultants should urgently send cover letter, quotation for professional
fees, Sample of previous similar assignments and curriculum vitae showing relevant
experience to wanjiru.gikonyo@tisa.or.ke and pascaline.mulwa@tisa.or.ke to be
received no later than November 9, 2011. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.
Closing date: 9th November, 2011.
Dorah Nesoba
The Institute for Social Accountability
Westlands Avenue, Wendy Court, Hse No. 1
David Osieli Rd, Westlands
P O Box 48353, 00100
Tel: +254 20 444 3676/2445489

PROJECT OFFICER

PROJECT OFFICER (7 November 2011)

We are a non-governmental and non-profit making organization. Our mission is to champion the rights, special and general needs and well being of the Older Persons. We are seeking to employ a Project Officer in one of our projects. Tasks to be carried out:-

• To be in charge of Programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

• To be responsible in establishing work plans and budgets of programmes.

• To regularly monitor project budgets vs. expenditures and ensure clear coherence between financial and program progress.

• To guide, supervise the programme in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the project.

• Build the capacity of beneficiaries to implement programmes.

• To develop proposals and reports for donors as required.

• To participate in evaluation of projects.

• To ensure that programmes carried out conform to the goals and objectives of the organization.

• To develop links and share experiences with other stakeholders in order to promote the mainstreaming of ageing issues in poverty reduction and advocacy programmes. 27

• To be responsible for the production of monthly, quarterly, annual and other related reports.

• To liaise with Government and other NGOs working in the area the above programme is being implemented.

• To further develop the programme by putting in place a system of learning, information sharing and adaptation.

• Liaising with donors and other agencies for the good implementation of the programme.

• To carry out any other duties related to the programme as and when you will be directed by the Chief Executive Officer or his/her appointee. Essential Competencies:

• Degree in sociology or any other relevant degree or qualification.

• Demonstrate proposal and report writing skills

• Good organizational skills with a flexible approach to managing and prioritizing a heavy workload.

• Experience of project management

• Excellent team worker with experience of establishing strong working relationships with colleagues

• Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English

• Confident and proficient in the use of MS Office Duration:

Fixed Term Contract Applicants should submit a cover letter and detailed CV, indicating, current salary and names of 3 referees and their contact telephone number not later than 7th November 2011.

The Chief Executive 28 HelpAge Kenya P. O. Box 34339-00100 NAIROBI or email to helpage@helpagekenya.org HelpAge Kenya is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

HEKIMAX SOLUTIONS INC

HEKIMAX SOLUTIONS INC
Hekimax Solutions Inc. is a global software solutions company that provides the
MojaCast Direct™ mobile learning and messaging platform – a hosted service
that allows its customers to deliver audio-based educational content and other
types of messages directly to their target audiences via automated phone calls
to any mobile phone. Hekimax is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, with
subsidiaries in Ghana, Uganda, and Kenya.
SALES EXECUTIVE
Organization: Hekimax Solutions (Kenya) Ltd
Location: Kenya (Nairobi)
Job Description:
The Sales Executive will be a customer-centric, passionate graduate with a
bachelors degree or diploma in a Business Administration, Liberal Arts, or
Information Technology field. He/she will be required to learn the basic
capabilities and value proposition of the Hekimax MojaCast™ service, and will
follow up prospective customer leads provided by Hekimax Business
Development partners within the country. The selected candidate shall be an
innovative technology sales person who is a personable and creative selfstarter,
driven to win. Most importantly he/she must have a knack for turning firsttime
customers into repeat customers by building lasting relationships and
working to ensure those customers derive the best value from the services they
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procure. He/she should be capable of working independently or as part of a
team.
The Sales Executive will report directly the Kenya Country Manager or CEO of
Hekimax.
Responsibilities:
• Following up on leads generated by the Hekimax Business Development
partners.
• Generating new leads into the Hekimax sales pipeline following up to turn
those leads into sales.
• Manage the account of repeat customers and ensure that they are
deriving value from the service they have procured.
• Assist the Hekimax sales and business development teams to deliver
demonstrations to prospective customers.
• Lead efforts in creating pilot and sales proposals for prospective
customers.
• Provide insights, feedback and input to the Hekimax management team
to help manage and provide superior service and experience to Hekimax
customers and partners.
Qualifications:
• Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Liberal Arts, Information
Technology or related disciplines.
• More than 6-months in a sales related role.
• Preference will be given to candidates with prior technology sales
experience and with deep contacts in the market segments being
targeted by Hekimax
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Remuneration: Base salary commensurate with experience + commission.
To Apply: Submit your CV to alex@hekimax.com

Safaricom

SAFARICOM
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within Enterprise Division. In
keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets
the criteria indicated below:
PROJECT MANAGER (2 November 2011)
REF: ESBU_ PM_ October_2011
Reporting to the Senior Manager Deployment, the successful candidate will be
responsible for coordinating projects from initiation to completion; using
maximum and effective utilization of project management tools, techniques,
and experience, creativity, and management skills, to reach the predetermined
objectives.
Key Responsibilities
• Analyze project scope and contractual elements, plan, identify and
mobilize resources needed. Liaise with relevant technical and customer
service teams to plan project work and ensure that the linkages between
the various teams capture all the tasks that need to be carried out in a
specific project within a specific timeframe, cost budget and quality
standard.
• Execute project implementation schedules and plans and revise them as
appropriate to meet changing customer needs. Coordinate and manage
all cross functional (cross team) activities & 3rd party roles for project
success.
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• Track and manage day-to-day operational, technical and logistical
aspects of projects. Identify and mitigate risks.
• Communicate effectively and regularly to project stakeholders on project
plans, schedules and change.
• Prepare project documentation and review deliverables before handover
to client. Conduct service User Acceptance Tests (UAT) prior to project
commissioning.
• Prepare Project Management reports as required from time to time;
Minimum Requirements
• Bachelors Degree in business or Technical field – Engineering or
Information Technology from a recognized university;
• 2 years work experience in project management with experience to line
management or senior engineer level;
• Experience in managing multiple projects (6 – 12 month duration)
simultaneously from start to finish;
• Working knowledge of MS-Project or other standard project management
tools an added advantage.
• Excellent communication, analytical and report writing skills;
• Project Management skills;
• Must have the ability to work within strict deadlines with minimum
supervision.
If you meet the requirements and are self driven, proactive and up to the
challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job title
and reference number to the address below. All applications must be received
on or before Wednesday the 2nd November 2011.
The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
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Safaricom Limited
Nairobi
Via email to: hr@safaricom.co.ke