Strategic Projects Internships in Kenya – Capital Markets Authority 2017


The Capital Markets Authority is a statutory agency charged with the responsibility of regulating and developing an efficient capital market in Kenya. The Authority invites applications for the following position:

Responsibilities for the Strategic Projects Internship

  • Reporting to the Projects Officer, Strategic Projects, and the selected candidate will be responsible for;
  • Provide support to Project Officer by maintaining project information on Project Portfolio Office (PPO).
  • Updating schedules, Project statuses and information on PPO
  • Handling requests for Information and data from PPO
  • Preparing/ customizing reports on PPO.
  • Involved in research to make the unit perform its duties more efficiently and efficiently
  • Undertake other assignments as assigned from time to time

Qualifications for the Strategic Projects Internship

  • Bachelor’s degree in any Information Technology related field or Projects Management

Key skills, Knowledge & Competencies

  • Good communication skills and teamwork;
  • Proficiency in standard office IT application packages as well as e-mail and internet

How to Apply

Please visit careers section on our website and apply.Applications should be received on or before May 05, 2017 Note: Please upload a CV and one-page Cover Letter only at this stage. No certificates or other testimonials will be required until interview stage. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. “Capital Markets Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

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Investigations Internships in Kenya- Capital Markets Authority 2017


The Capital Markets Authority is a statutory agency charged with the responsibility of regulating and developing an efficient capital market in Kenya. The Authority invites applications for the following position:

Reporting to the Senior Officer, Investigations the selected candidate will be responsible for;

Responsibilities for the Investigations Internship

  • Complaints management including receiving, recording and drafting both acknowledgment and close out letters to clients.
  • Engaging with clients, market intermediaries and stakeholders on the alleged contraventions of the capital markets legal and regulatory framework.
  • Conducting investigations in liaison with the Capital Markets Fraud Investigations unit.
  • Preparing legal briefs and opinions.
  • Assisting in the preparation of internal monthly reports and quarterly reports to the Commission on Administrative Justice.
  • Drafting of policy guidelines on investigations and reviewing the current legal and regulatory framework.
  • Assisting in undertaking investigations as part of fit and proper assessments.
  • Attending Capital Markets Tribunal proceedings and preparing briefs on the hearing.
  • Undertake other assignments as assigned from time to time

Qualifications for the Investigations Internship

  • A holder of Bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B) or a continuing student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Law,
  • Criminology or Accounting or Kenya School of Law student

Key skills, Knowledge & Competencies

  • Good communication skills and teamwork;
  • Proficiency in standard office IT application packagers as well as e-mail and internet

How to Apply

Please visit careers section on our website and apply.Applications should be received on or before May 05, 2017 Note: Please upload a CV and one-page Cover Letter only at this stage. No certificates or other testimonials will be required until interview stage. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. “Capital Markets Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

Legal Internships in Kenya- Center for Reproductive Rights


The Center’s Africa program is looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful, and diligent intern with a commitment to reproductive rights issues, to participate in and assist in implementation of its ongoing projects.

This full time internship will begin in May 2017 and will run for a period of 3 months.

The intern is expected to be physically based at the Center’s office in Nairobi, Kenya. Compensation: This internship is eligible for a small stipend.

Responsibilities for the Legal internship

  • The intern’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting in conducting legal and policy research and analysis on laws that impact women’s reproductive rights;
  • Assisting in fact-checking sources for reports/cases;
  • Assisting with tracking press mentions;
  • Assisting in organizing program-related events and meetings and reporting on the same; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications for the Legal Internship

  • Currently enrolled for LL.M. degree program or recent graduates. Candidates in their final year of LLB may also be considered;
  • Coursework in international human rights law;
  • Strong legal research, writing, and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated interest in women’s issues and reproductive rights.
    Must have exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal presentation skills;
    Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a growing group;
  • Motivated self-starter and highly organized;
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential matters appropriately;
  • Have the capability to multitask and adjust priorities as needed; and
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.

How to Apply

Please click here to apply. A cover letter, resume, writing sample and contact information for two references must be included in your application in order to be considered for this position. Please include these application materials as attachments.

Deadline for applications: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

The Center for Reproductive Rights is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We strongly encourage candidates from all groups and communities to apply.

Housekeeping Manager for Seychelles

-Manage the daily activities of the Housekeeping department to include appropriate cleaning of all offices, concourses, seating areas, washrooms, restaurants, concession stands, suites, and all public spaces.
-Planning, organizing and directing team.

5+ years experience

Email: [email protected]

Interview for Safety Manager / Safety Engineer, Dubai

Kindly note that we have an urgent requirement for the position of Safety Manager/Safety Engineer for Dubai (Construction co.).

Mode of Interview:- Face to Face – Delhi
Date : 2nd Week of May (Tentative)

Job Description

Safety Manager

1. Candidate should have done regular Engineering degree from recognized University

2. NEBOSH Certified.

3. 10+ years Experience in Safety with 3 years Gulf exposure

Safety Engineer:-

1. Candidate should have regular Engineering degree from recognized University

2. NEBOSH Certified

3. 5+years Experience in Safety

Please analyze yourself for the above listed position and forward us your updated profile.

Kenol Kobil Operations Internships in Kenya 2017


Qualifications for the Operations Internship

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Results and performance oriented – A proven “Self-starter”.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communications skills.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Ability to demonstrate high levels of Integrity and honesty.

Ladies are highly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Click here to apply. 

JICA Scholarships for Asian Students at Japanese Universities, 2017


The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is offering scholarships for students who are studying at ‘partner schools’ in Asian countries. Selected students will come to Japan in around September 2017 to commence master’s or doctor’s programme at participating Japanese Universities.

This initiative aims to enhance the circulation of competent human resources between Japan and Asian countries and to promote innovation in the whole Asia.

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is advancing its activities around the pillars of a field-oriented approach, human security, and enhanced effectiveness, efficiency, and speed.

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s or doctor’s courses at participating Japanese universities.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in such fields as Science and Technology, and Engineering, especially, Information Technology, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, etc.

Scholarship Award: JICA will provide the following expenses for participants in the program.

  • Tuition at Japanese university master’s/ doctor’s degree programs (and research student) (actual cost)
  • Allowances for living expenses (fixed amount)
  • Outfit allowance (general outfit and shipping) (fixed amount)
  • Mobilization allowance (fixed amount)
  • Moving allowance (lump-sum payment for rental contract)
  • Books (fixed amount)
  • Interior research (fixed amount)
  • A round-trip airfare (actual cost)
  • Expenses for support programs during the study in Japan, including the costs of observation tours and internship (actual cost)
  • Tuition for Japanese language and business manner training (fixed amount)

Number of Scholarships: JICA will accept 1,000 participants over 5 years. The number of participants for each batch will be decided by JICA and is subject to change due to budgetary conditions.

Scholarship can be taken in Japan

Eligibility:Applicants must meet the following area for these scholarships:

  • Under 40 years of age (as of September 1st, 2017)
  • Bachelor’s degree (as of September 1st, 2017)
  • Those who study or graduated from the partner schools

Nationality: Citizens of one of the 12 Asian countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam) are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: Adequate English skills both in written and oral communication to complete the master’s course or doctor’s course.

How to Apply: Each applicant is required to submit the necessary documents by the deadline set by Japanese Universities. After the acceptance confirmation by Japanese Universities, JICA will ask the applicants to submit the prescribed documents for the visa application to Japan.

Application Deadline: Deadline for each university is different.

Scholarship Link

UN Jobs LCE English Interpreters 2017


LCE English Interpreters Job Responsibilities

  • Services up to seven meetings per week (exceptionally eight), usually of no more than three hours duration, of various United Nations bodies.
  • English interpreters provide interpretation into English of speeches given in French and Russian or Spanish.
  • May occasionally be assigned to sensitive meetings.
  • May function as team leader of all interpreters assigned to a given meeting.
  • May perform other related duties, as required.

Qualifications for the LCE English Interpreters Job

  • Hold at least a three-year first level university degree from a recognized school of interpretation in which at least one full academic year is devoted to interpretation.
  • Alternatively, applicants must hold a three-year first level degree or an equivalent qualification from a university or institution of equivalent status at which English is the language of instruction, and have 200 days of experience as conference interpreters or 200 days of work experience in the fields of translation, editing, verbatim reporting or other related fields.
  • The Board of Examiners may, at its discretion, admit an applicant graduating from a university whose principal language of instruction is other than English provided he/she has adequate secondary educational qualifications from an establishment at which the principal language is English.
  • Work experience as conference interpreters and/or work experience in the fields of translation, editing, verbatim reporting or other related fields will be an asset.

How to Apply

Apply here for the LCE English Interpreters Jobs

Komaza Farmer Insights Manager NGO Jobs 2017

Komaza is revolutionizing African forestry by unlocking the potential for small farmers to serve booming wood markets. With roots in San Francisco and headquarters in coastal Kenya, we have planted over 2 million trees with more than 6,000 farmers, making us Kenya’s largest commercial tree planter.

By leveraging farmers’ contribution of land and labor, Komaza can access effectively limitless land and establish a hectare of trees for far less than big plantations – a powerful disruption to the traditional forestry model. We have been recognized with numerous awards and investments, including Forbes, Ashoka, Mulago Foundation, and Novastar Ventures.

The Farmer Insights Team helps Komaza truly understand our farmers and how we can constantly improve services for them. We use the best in behavior change research to guide our program delivery and communications strategies, and we use Human Centered Design to listen to, build empathy for, and design solutions in partnership with our Farmers. Our work inspires thoughtful program updates and communications design.

Komaza is looking for a Farmer Insights Manager who can serve as our internal behavior change specialist and liaise with all the teams and departments needing critical questions about our Farmers answered, and who can manage a small team of Farmer Insights Associates leading individual Design Challenges.

True behavior change lies at the heart of the Komaza model. Our tree farms serve as a unique long-term savings vehicle for our farmers, generating an additional return of 150% of their equivalent income over the life of a single farm. However, the journey from planting to harvest can be a stressful time. Across this decade our farmers experience the hope of a better tomorrow, but also uncertainty, fear, and conflict.

Duties for the Farmer Insights Manager Job

  • Create Komaza’s framework and approach to farmer behavior change by leveraging and adapting the best of behavior change research.
  • Develop Komaza’s Farmer Insights process based on research on best practices, as well as insights from successes/failures within comparable organizations and industries.
  • Translate research and frameworks on behavior change and Farmer Insights into simple educational materials for internal training on best practices.
  • Manage and coach Farmer Insights Associates as they define their Design Challenges and spend long days in the field talking with Farmers. This will include:
  • Mapping the Farmer Insights process & providing guidance on best practices (for sequencing & collaboration between Farmer Insights team members)
  • Distilling big questions into a sequence of smaller answerable questions.
  • Maintaining extreme focus on current questions and avoiding drift.
  • Troubleshooting the Farmer Insights process; solve problems that arise.
  • Coaching Associates on specific process and performance improvements.
  • Spend 20-30% time in the field (~50% for first 6 months), gaining a deep personal understanding of Komaza’s program and target population, and providing direct oversight & coaching to Farmer Insights Associates.
  • Develop and manage a Farmer Insights Request System to collect and organize farmer insights requests from other departments to create and prioritize Design Challenges based on importance/urgency, with input from Komaza leadership.
  • Create reports and PPTs to communicate new Farmer insights and recommendations.

Farmer Insights Manager Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of deep experience with ethnographic research, specifically Human Centered Design, but also other customer-centric product and service design processes.
  • Deep professional experience implementing and improving upon the latest behavior change research and frameworks as outlined in the works ofNudge, Switch, Predictably Irrational, Thinking Fast & Slow, etc.
  • Ability to use experience to envision Komaza’s customized approach to using Human Centered Design as a system for driving Farmer insights.
  • Experience managing teams of 4+ people, directly coaching on process and performance improvement, and managing for collective outcomes.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across diverse and fast moving teams and departments, and able to understand complex and undeveloped challenges to distill them down into approachable Design Challenges through collaboration with department leaders and Farmer Insights Associates.
  • Ability to see the forest for the trees – to not get overwhelmed by an endlessly growing list of questions, and to draw subtle connections between them in order to create integrated Design Challenges.
  • 2-5 years experience at startups, consulting or other professional services firms.
  • A behavioral economics geek who finds people endlessly fascinating and reads books and articles and listens to podcasts about behavior change in your free time.
  • Flexible and scrappy with the drive to do whatever necessary to get the job done.
  • Self-directed and intellectually curious – you know how and when to seek feedback in the pursuit of continuous improvement.
  • Growth-obsessed with a strong desire for personal and professional development.
  • A collaborative problem solver who thinks outside traditional constraints and seeks the opinions of other teammates and departments in the pursuit of ever-better solutions.
  • Experienced working with smallholder farmers, and familiar with rural economic development and commercial business models generally, in order to understand the complexities of Komaza’s model operating at the intersection of the two.
  • Fluent in English and Swahili – other Kimijikenda languages would be a bonus.

How to Apply

To apply, please follow this LINK

Application deadline is the 20th May 2017

Save the Children NGO Jobs


To lead and manage the finance team in ensuring; the integrity of finance systems, that controls and procedures are robust, timely and accurate production and analysis of financial management information and accurate payroll administration.

Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programs delivered both directly and through local partners. Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH.

In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined the programs of SC UK, SC Canada and SC Finland to create a single operation in Kenya. In Feb 2014, we completed a second transition, which saw us join forces with the British INGO, Merlin, and merge their health and nutrition programs with our own.

Save the Children now has an operational presence in Bungoma, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Garissa, Mandera, Turkana and Wajir and we work through partners in many other parts of the country. In 2016, Save the Children established a new project office in Madagascar whose operations are managed by the Kenya CO.

In total, we employ around 250 staff in both countries and had an operating annual budget in 2016 of approximately US$17.5million.

Staff directly reporting to this post: Financial Accounting Officer (2), Field Coordinators (6), Finance Assistant (1)

Roles for the Finance Manager Job

  • Assist the FD in management of the NAF by ensuring that costs relates to donors are recharged to SOFS once they are active and activities budgeted in NAF are actioned to ensure optimal usage of the NAF
  • Facilitates in budget development and need of the finance department
  • Participates in BVA meetings to ensure that payments , commitments and accruals are well managed in relation to donor expenditures
  • Analyses financial spend and trends and Advices the SMT on cost efficiency in operations
  • Provides information to the FD on issues arising from Interdepartmental meetings that relate to budget allocations for various needs for the departments
  • Reviews Annual budgets , Q1,Q2 budgeting from the field offices for onward transmission to
  • Back stops for the Budget and reporting manager

Finance Manager Job Qualifications

  • At least five year’s progressive INGO experience two of which are in financial management position.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Finance /Accounting (or equivalent certification and experience) and recognized Accounting qualification CPA or ACCA
  • Experience of working in an emergency response or set up
  • Ability to oversee implementation of new procedures and controls
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with a team, including cultural sensitivity, assertiveness and negotiating skills.
  • Proven skills on managing changes, achieving results, ensuring quality, team building and capacity building.
  • Strong computer skills, Excel, Word and Accounting packages
  • Ability and willingness to work under pressure as part of a professional team.
  • Willingness to travel to field offices occasionally
  • INGO experience
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written, preferred
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

How to Apply

The application process is now open. To apply for these positions visit the SCI Kenya Website:

The system allows CVs & Cover letter as One(1) document. Applicants are advised to indicate their preferred Locations. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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.