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Administration Assistant and Front Office Jobs at BBC News


BBC News Group is entering a period of significant change with numerous projects and change programmes running simultaneously.   In the international bureaux, the focus is on building BBC audiences and users towards the 500 million target and the integration of News teams, with more shared resources and technology, new ways of working to support digital output and new management support structures to drive efficiency, especially in the ‘back office’

Role Responsibility

You will report in first instance to the International Hub Bureau Manager for the day-to-day running of the BBC Nairobi Bureau’s administration. You will support administrative affairs for all parts of BBC News group in Kenya.

In doing so, your will have to work with the IB teams, as well as local suppliers where necessary. You will be supporting the administration of strategic initiatives, and best practice in the BBC Nairobi bureau and BBC Monitoring office in Karen and will work closely with the International Hub Bureau Manager and the Editors, East Africa in Kenya, providing proactive support for planning and deployment decisions, as well as providing purchasing assistance. You will also have support from and close contact with the International Manager responsible for the Africa & Middle East region.

Within the context above, the International Bureau Administration Assistant will be responsible for timely and effective day-to-day co-operation between the Nairobi Bureau and BBC Monitoring office and the relevant authorities in Kenya, ensuring best practice in the BBC’s compliance with local regulations governing such areas as, media and employment law.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have the ability to prioritise, to use initiative and to work effectively under pressure without close supervision. An effective communicator with a range of people and at all levels of the BBC. You will be good at planning and organising skills and ensure you can meet deadlines, often under pressure. You will come with the practical knowledge and skills in using a range of packages, including Word and Excel. You will have experience of producing timely and accurate information and reports including the ability to work with attention to detail and accuracy. Experience of and ability to work flexibly and pragmatically in an operational environment.

You will have a lively interest in the broadcast news, online news and wider media environment and appreciation of the particular demands it may place on administrative work.

Excellent written and spoken English and Kiswahili is essential.

Package Description

Job Title: International Bureau Administration Assistant

Base: Nairobi Bureau

Start Date: Early April 2017

Reports to: International Hub Bureau Manager

Hours: 40 hours (including lunch hours)

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to career website on to apply

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Web Designer Jobs in Kenya


Naisoft is a privately incorporated IT company that offers quality and affordable solutions to clients in Kenya and beyond. Naisoft provides effective and innovative solutions that are designed to meet unique needs of all customers.

Naisoft offers end-to-end technology solutions that makes use of the latest products in the market.  We competently provide business solutions for a dynamic market where technology and business strategies converge. We focus on creative methods of business combining IT innovation and adoption while also leveraging on your IT resources.

Responsibilities for the Web Designer Job

  •  Conceptualization, design, development of web solutions
  • Work with other developers/designers on various projects. Write documentation of web projects.
  • Work with test and operations teams to troubleshoot and resolve issues throughout the life cycle
  • Learn new and keep abreast of existing technologies and be able to apply these to a variety of projects as applicable

Qualifications for the Web Designer Job

  • Demonstrable competence in working with the Adobe creative suite – Illustrator/designer/ Photoshop.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems including WordPress Joomla, Magento.
  • Programming skills – PHP, CSS, JavaScript /jquery
  • Knowledge of Bootstrap framework (HTML5 & CSS3 framework)
  • Practical knowledge in SQL databases – PostgreSQL and MySQL. Demonstrable project management skills.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. Portfolio of previous projects is a MUST

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Naisoft career website on to apply

Alternate Doors Several Job Vacancies


At Alternate Doors we pride ourselves on ensuring both the Employers and the job seekers get what they want in the most professional and efficient manner. ( HASSLE-FREE). As a client(Employer), we believe in ensuring we understand your business and your needs so that we can get the best candidates available for

Marketing Intern

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Sales / Marketing

Responsibilities for the Marketing Internship

  • Undertake daily administrative tasks to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities
  • Plan, coordinate and execute marketing events
  • Assisting the marketing manager and supporting the marketing team with marketing activities and organizing various projects.
  • Organizing and managing promotional traditional or digital marketing events/ activities/ exhibitions, booking venues and attending them to facilitate their required success
  • Collation, coordinating, ordering marketing materials and the production and delivery of a wide range of marketing materials, information and communications to all the complexes in time
  • Scheduling/planning, composing and sending promotional messages to customer database on time
  • Conduct market research, analyse and monitor competitor activities, consumer rating reports/ questionnaires
  • Manage process of sending pertinent information and correct marketing materials to appropriate outlets on request and on time
  • Manage and communicate with various suppliers to encourage trusting relationships and pertinent deliveries are done on time
  • Update all the marketing materials, information on time
  • Routine outlet visits to ensure that all the marketing materials, displays are updated and correct
  • Conduct below the line training when needed
  • Undertake promotions and consultations of Company products whenever they are scheduled
  • Promote awareness on Company products at promotional events and activities
  • Ensure good presentation of all products in all customer outlet
  • Ensure products availability and presence in all stock keeping units
  • Generate and submit reports timely to your supervisor on daily, weekly, and monthly basis as per your marketing activities
  • Any other duties not necessarily mentioned which are in line with the position

Qualifications for the Marketing Internships

  • Degree level education or equivalent with experience of people management.
  • Technical certifications, CIM or equivalent qualification at an advanced level

Account Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND   MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience2 – 6 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Customer Care   ICT / Computer

Responsibilities for the Account Manager Job

  • Customer immersion experience
  • Desktop deployment and planning services.
  • SharePoint deployments and planning services.
  • Internal technical training
  • Deployments and solutions.
  • Study and understand each client’s contracts and get to know KPI/deliverables in order to deliver quality service/products to them.
  • Prospect, qualify, close and manage product sales to deliver value.
  • Develop and maintain a current account plan for each major client detailing their business and IT objectives and their key relationships, our current business with the client, and our plans to grow the business within the account.
  • Build and manage a business pipeline.
  • Understands the applicable technology solution set in order to help lead a successful implementation.
  • Helps develop implementation standards and ensures they are being followed.
  • Manages relationships with clients during the project implementation process.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the management.

Requirements for the Account Manager Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/marketing, business administration or information technology.
    MBA is an added advantage.
  • Relevant MS certification.
  • Minimum of 6 years in software sales. Software implementation / IT project management will be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience gathering, documenting and validating requirements in an IT software development environment.
  • Practical experience working with various levels of management required.
    Experienced in the IT industry with technical/software/application development life cycle.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex business and technology issues while mapping a prospective client’s solution requirements.
  • Ability to forecast and qualify opportunities, assesses prospect value, and generates new sales.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong presentation and proposal development skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • High energy with strong initiative with unquestionable reliability and followthrough, selfdirected and organized.
  • Possess exceptional multitasking skills.

Sales Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience8 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Sales / Marketing

Job Purpose/Summary

The Sales Manager plays a pivotal role in achieving the sales targets and eventually generates revenue for the business. The position is responsible for the letting and sales function for our accommodation portfolio and for maintaining as close to 100% Sales and Letting status for the properties. The role requires interaction with universities, potential tenants and close liaison with property operations team.

Responsibilities for the Sales Manager Job

  • Preparing and implementing Sales and Letting Plans that ensure each property achieves 100% occupancy
  • Setting realistic and achievable targets for the sales executives, extracting the best from each sales executive and ensuring that the team delivers the desired results
  • Mapping potential customers and generating leads as well as ensuring that all leads generated by specific marketing campaigns are followed up appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Support onsite staff with open days, sales activities and viewings
  • Preparing periodical reports for all Sales assignments to keep all stakeholders informed of progress on new developments.
  • Keeping up to date with trends for housing that young people want
  • Vetting prospective tenants by collecting references and carrying out credit checks
  • Maintaining necessary data and records for future reference
  • Coordinating mail flow by scheduling and tracking direct mailings to prospects and past clients
  • Supervising other key sales staff

Requirements for the Sales Manager Job

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Business Development experience highly desirable
  • Ability to comprehend P&L, budget reports and written commentary.
  • Professional Sales certification highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in sale of insurance and investment products would be an added advantage
  • Experience of working with people in a face to face customer services/sales environment.
  • 8+ years’ experience in the same capacity or higher highly desirable.
  • Deep understanding of the sales cycle with proven experience in delivering target.

Required skills and key competencies

  • Ability to produce reports and developing relevant policies
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities
  • An outgoing, friendly attitude.
  • Great communication skillsideally faces to face due to the nature of the role.
  • Impeccable attention to detail, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Experience of working with people in a face to face customer services/sales environment.

Health & Safety Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience8 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Safety and Environment / HSE

Job Purpose

The Health & Safety Manager will be responsible for the review, development, implementation and monitoring of the Company’s Health & Safety management systems, to ensure the safety of staff, tenants, visitors and contractors, in line with current Health and Safety international best practice and associated legislation. The goal is to ensure the workplace/sites meet all legal expectations and actively supports occupational health and safety.

Responsibilities for the Health & Safety Manager Job

  • Review and develop all aspects of the company’s Health and Safety Policy and activity, and enforce policies to establish a culture of Health and Safety
  • Monitor, evaluate and review existing new and upcoming Health and Safety legislation and ensure that the company has systems and procedures in place to meet legal compliance
  • Work proactively with managers and other key staff to establish and maintain a programme of continuous improvement in the management of Health and Safety within their areas of responsibility, which includes regular audits
  • Ensure that rigorous risk assessment and accident management systems are in place, undertake risk assessment processes to identify hazards and ensure appropriate control measures are in place
  • Discuss areas for improvement with relevant staff and/or external bodies and agree appropriate corrective action
  • Liaise with site Health and Safety officers on health surveillance where a risk assessment has identified a need, including carrying out stress risk assessments when requires, and maintain appropriate records
  • Provide staff with comprehensive and relevant information and training on Health and Safety systems and procedures, including advising on equipment purchase and workplace practices
  • Maintain the accident and “near miss” database, investigate accidents or incidents to discover causes and handle workers’ compensation claims
  • Undertake the planning and implementation of fire drills and other evacuation procedures
  • Design and deliver training sessions and presentations on health and safety and accident prevention, including new staff induction and residence managers training
  • Inspect equipment and machinery to observe possible unsafe conditions
  • Maintain a central record of all risk assessments, report on health and safety awareness, issues and statistics.
  • Attend regular update training on Health and Safety legislation and the application of key policies in youth housing and advise the company’s management of key developments and areas for change/improvement.
  • Ensure that appropriate records are maintained in compliance with legal requirements, and that necessary notices are displayed and reviewed.
  • Be the convener of the company’s Health and Safety Committee and actively promote a safe environment throughout the company’s sites

Requirements for the Health & Safety Manager Job

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Professional certification as a Health &Safety practitioner highly desirable.
  • 8+ years’ experience in the same capacity or higher highly desirable.
  • Deep understanding of Occupational Health and Safety regulations/legislations.
  • Experience in organizing and delivering training on Health and Safety.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of, and experience with, laws dealing with government and/or commercial contract administration, particularly contract negotiation, preparation and administration.

Required skills and key competencies

  • Ability to produce reports and developing relevant policies.
  • Ability to discover opportunities for improving conditions and executing various safety programmes.
  • Leadership and management skills
  • Training and capacity development skills
  • Good Knowledge of data analysis and risk assessment
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities

Tour Consultant

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND   BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience13 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Consultancy   Travels & Tours

Responsibilities for the Tour Consultant Job

  • Coordinate Tours Department and ensure that he department is running smoothly
  • Making sure all travel arrangements run according to plan and that accommodation, meals and service are satisfactory;
  • Guide Tours Consultants on development of domestic and international packages
  • Sales and Marketing
  • The Tours Manager should bring in new business to the company by preparing packages for prospective clients, visiting/sourcing clients and groups eg. Schools, Church Groups, Corporate groups e.t.c

Tour Bookings

  • Ensure bookings are made through preferred suppliers wherever possible. TheTours Manager must be familiar with all preferred suppliers, and the applicable commission rates.
  • Designing flexible tour packages to meet the needs of different clients;
  • Welcoming groups of holidaymakers at their starting point and announcing details of travel arrangements and stopover points;
  • Helping with passport and immigration issues;
  • Communicating a range of information on itineraries, destinations and culture;
    informing passengers of arrival and departure times at each destination on the itinerary and ensuring that all members of the group are back on the coach before departing from each stop;
  • Ensuring that the tour is running smoothly for individual members of the group;

Assist in Group Coordination

  • Developing mechanisms to achieve the client’s/group needs/objectives.
  • Tracking budgets and expenses while Providing activity/statistical summary reports

Hotel Bookings and Activities

  • Liaising with hotels, coach companies, restaurants and other clients;
  • Advising about facilities, such as sights, restaurants and shops, at each destination;

Hotel Transfers

  • Arranging for clients transportation from the airport to the hotel or from one hotel to another both locally and internationally.
  • Car hire for group safaris/individuals

Visa Processing

  • If client is travelling internationally, the Tours Manager is to advice and when agreed upon with the client arranger for visa processing to respective embassies including service fee for each advisory requirement

Requirements for the Tour Consultant Job

  • A qualification in Tour and travel A Degree or a Diploma from a recognised institution
  • Atleast 13 Years experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of online and Social Media Marketing
  • Knowledge of reservations systemsgranit, amadeus etc

Client Relations Manager

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationOND   BA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Customer Care

Responsibilities for the Client Relations Manager Job

  • Manages escalated client complaints, above and beyond that which the Customer Care team can handle immediately.
  • Develops, tracks and reports key performance measurements on key accounts.
  • Develops and implements process and procedures to improve operational efficiency for key accounts.
  • Oversees cross functional work areas targeted to resolve issues raised by key accounts.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients and key personnel within our big corporate accounts.
  • Conducting business reviews to ensure clients are satisfied with their products and services.
  • Growing MoM total revenue (and deliveries) in key accounts according to monthly targets.
  • Informing customers about other products the company offers.
  • Attending meetings with clients to build relationships with existing accounts.
  • Achieving client relationship targets and KPI’s as set by the Head of Sales.
  • Working closely with Account Managers and Sales Consultants.
  • Escalating and resolving areas of concern as raised by clients.
  • Carrying out client satisfaction surveys and reviews.
  • Monitoring company performance against service level agreements and flagging potential issues.
  • Updating the CRM and ensuring account managers are aware of changes within clients.
  • Passing leads to the sales team and following up on progress.
  • Liaising with internal departments to ensure client needs are fulfilled effectively


  • Average growth rate of key accounts
  • Retention rate for Corporate Clients
  • Average revenue per key account
  • # of ‘high risk’ clients
  • Customer Satisfaction index
  • Average # contact moments per client

Customer Service Representative

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Customer Care

This role is key to helping build the Sendy brand and delivering outstanding customer support. We provide a platform for small businesses and individuals to connect with Drivers to move packages, anytime, anywhere. We thrive on delivering top of the market customer experience and we’re looking for a customer service representative to help deliver on our vision and mission.

Responsibilities for the Customer Service Representative Job

  • Manage all customer concerns during the shift.
  • Tame upset customers and convert them to passionate brand ambassadors.
  • Work with the Operations team to ensure all deliveries are handled with excellent customer experience.
  • Report to the support team on issues faced, lessons learned, customer demands and delivery metrics.
  • Inform customers of current promotions or special sales.
  • Monitor social media platforms and respond to all queries within minutes.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism with customers and working to establish a positive rapport with every caller.
  • Remain professional and courteous with customers at all times.
  • Proactively Identify and assess customers’ needs to achieve satisfaction.
  • Handle complaints, provide appropriate solutions and alternatives within the time limits; follow up to ensure resolution.
  • Follow communication procedures, guidelines and policies.
  • Actively participate in formulation of our customer experience strategy.

Qualifications for the Customer Service Representative Job

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with customers by phone, live chat, social media channels, and email.
  • Proactive.
  • Must be available to work occasional nights, holidays and weekends.
  • Comfortable operating in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Proven customer support experience or experience as a customer service representative.
  • Expert multitasker.
  • Active listener and confidence over the phone.
  • Can troubleshoot / problem solve without getting others involved.
  • Customer orientation and ability to adapt and respond to different types of customer personalities

How to Apply

If you feel you fit the above role ,please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] . We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing.Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.For unsolicited applications,please send your CV to [email protected]

Accountants Graduate Trainee Jobs in Kenya


One of the core services we offer our UK and US based clients is the maintenance of their accounting records and production of management and draft statutory accounts.

To do this we are always on the lookout for, and need excellent people who understand the bookkeeping and accounting process and want to develop their skills and grow with the business.

Trainee Accountants Job Qualifications

  • You will be looking to qualify as an accountant and may have started your studies already.
  • You are likely to have an undergraduate degree, although good high school academics and proven ability to pass professional accountancy examinations will provide an acceptable alternative.

Work place maturity

The successful candidate(s) will be managed online from offices outside your main country of work, with occasional management visits to the offshore office as needed. Therefore excellent communication skills and the proven ability to work on your own or as part of a team with minimum supervision are fundamental requirements of the role.


An attractive package including paid study leave will be provided, commensurate with the skills and experience of the successful candidate(s).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to career website on to apply

NITA Kenya Job Vacancies, over 50 Positions

National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) is a State Corporation established under the Industrial Training (Amendment) Act of 2011. The mandate of the Authority is to promote the highest standards in the quality and efficiency of industrial training in Kenya and ensure an adequate supply of properly trained manpower at all levels in the industry.
The Authority wishes to recruit results oriented Kenyan citizens with drive, vision and creativity to fill various positions at its Headquarters based in Nairobi and other centers to ensure delivery of its mandate.

Applications are hereby invited from suitability qualified persons to fill the following vacancies in the Authority:-
1.    Director Finance and Levy Administration  (Grade 13) – HRA/DFLA/01/2017- 1 Post
2.    Chief Accountant-Financial & Management Accounting and Budgets (Grade 11) – HRA/DFLA/02/2017- 1 Post
3.    Chief Accountant-Treasury and Revenue (Grade 11)-  HRA/DFLA/03/2017- 1 Post
4.    Chief Supply Chain Management  Officer (Grade 11) -HRA/SCM/01/2017- 1 Post
5.    Chief Internal Auditor -HRA/IA/01/2017 (Grade 11)- 1 Post
6.    Senior Accountant (Grade 10)-HRA/ DFLA /04/2017- 1 Post
7.    Senior Training Levy Inspector (Grade 10)-HRA/DFLA/05/2017- 2 Post
8.    Supply Chain Management Officer I (Grade 9) -HRA/SCM/02/2017- 1 Post
9.    Levy Inspector I(Grade 9) -HRA/DFLA/06/2017- 2 Post
10.    Supply Chain Management Officer II(Grade 8)-HRA/SCM/03/2017- 4 Post
11.    Levy Inspector II (Grade 8) -HRA/DFLA/07/2017- 5 Post
12.    Senior Supply Chain Management Assistant(Grade 7)- HRA/SCM/04/2017- 1 Post
13.    Accountant I -(Grade 9) HRA/DFLA/08/2017- 2 Post
14.    Accountant II(Grade 8)- HRA/DFLA/09/2017- 5 Post
15.    Account Assistant I (Grade 7) -HRA/DFLA/10/2017- 5 Post
16.    Assistant Training Levy Inspector II- (Grade 6)- HRA/DFLA/11/2017- 5Post
17.    Industrial Training Officer III(Grade 7) -HRA/DIT/01/2017- 7 Post
18.    Chef (Grade 6) -HRA/DIT/02/2017- 2 Post
19.    Cook I (Grade 4)-HRA/DIT/03/2017- 4 Post

Click here for details and job Specifications


Interested persons should download and duly fill the NITA APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT FORM REF. NO. NITA /HR & ADM/HRP/01 from the NITA website Applicants for job Grade 11-13 must attach certificate of clearance from the following institutions:
a)    Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA);
b)    Higher Education Loans Board (HELB);
c)    Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC);
d)    Certificate of good conduct from Directorate of Criminal Investigation Department (CID);
e)    Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

In addition, please attach copies of professional/academic certificates, testimonials, copy of National Identity Card or passport with envelopes clearly marked the position being applied for and addressed to:

P.O.  Box 74494- 00200

To reach by Friday, 14th April 2017 at 5.00p.m
Please note:
1. NITA is an equal opportunity employer.
2. Persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
4. Persons from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.
3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
4. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

United Nations Jobs in Kenya, Salary over Ksh300,000

Posting Title: Associate Programme Management Officer, P2
Job Code Title: Associate Programme Management Officer
Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
Duty Station: NAIROBI
Posting Period: 08 March 2017 – 06 April 2017
Job Opening Number: 17-Programme Management-UNEP-73443-R-Nairobi (E)
Staffing Exercise N/A

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Special Notice

Appointment against this post is for an initial period of one year and may be subject to extension.Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures. All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the job opening has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the job opening. Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. If the problem persists, please seek technical assistance through the Inspira “Need Help?” link.

Org. Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. UNEP’s Ecosystems Division works with international and national partners, providing technical assistance and advisory services for the implementation of environmental policy, and strengthening the environmental management capacity of developing countries and countries with economies in transition. This position is located in Marine Coastal Ecosystem Branch at the Nairobi duty station. Under the direct supervision of the Head, Secretariat for the Nairobi Convention


Project Planning and Execution
·Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of all activities specified in the UNEP/GEF project entitled “Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities (WIO-SAP)” Project Document and ensure timely completion, review of relevant documents and reports, identification of problems and issues to be addressed and proposing corrective actions; liaising with relevant parties and identifying and tracking follow-up.
·Carry out basic research on selected aspects of project, operations and other activities, etc., to include collecting, analyzing and presenting statistical data and other information gathered from diverse sources.
·Contribute to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc. resulting from project activities
·Provide substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposed participants, handling logistics, preparation of background documents and presentations, etc. for regional task teams and working groups.

Preparation and Review of project Documents
·Preparation of materials for annual workplans and follow-up on their implementation.
·Prepare working documents for discussion at the meetings of task teams and working groups;
·Review all technical reports prepared and submitted to the Project Management Unit by consultants, national and regional institutions and provide feedback.
·Review all proposals for the in-country interventions prepared and submitted to the Project Management Unit by national and regional institutions, NGOs, CBOs and provide feedback.
·Assist in reviewing of all technical guidelines, standard manuals, best practices documents, management plans, etc. submitted to the Project Management Unit by national and regional institutions, experts, NGOs, CBOs and provide feedback for their improvement.

Coordination of in Country Project Activities
·Participate in or lead field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc.
·Support coordination of activities related to budget and funding (project activity budgets, and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.).
·Support activities on capacity building to enable WIO-SAP project participating countries to fully take part, own and benefit from the Western Indian Ocean clearinghouse and information sharing system
·Provide ready access, through the Western Indian Ocean clearinghouse and information sharing system to, scientific, technical, environmental, legal and policy level information on the Western Indian Ocean coastal and marine environment.
·Develop an enabling environment for assessment of the coastal and marine areas through advocacy of standards necessary to acquire, process, store, distribute and improve utilization of essential data in the countries
·Contribute to maintenance of the clearing house mechanism for the Nairobi Convention by providing information on all project activities in the region ensuring free flow of information between the project, partners and users

Communication to partners
·Facilitate distribution of outputs and publication of substantive reports and other materials resulting from Project Activities.
·Collaborate with evaluation team during the project mid-term and terminal evaluation, and provide all information requested by the evaluation team;
·Undertake outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.
·Prepare and disseminates project newsletter keeping all interested parties and stakeholders informed of project progress
Undertake any other tasks as may be assigned to him/her in the field of his/her competence


  • Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to particular sector, functional area or other specialized field. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to develop sources for data collection. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment 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.

    •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.

    •Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.


Advanced university degree (Masters or its equivalent) in the field of marine science or in an environmental science related field with training in tropical marine science. A first university degree with a combination of two years professional and academic qualifications may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in coastal and marine environment is required. Experience working in a regional or international project in the Western Indian Ocean region is an advantage. Experience in project management and Geographic Information Systems (GIS ) web mapping is desirable .


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of French language is desirable


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

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Russian Government Scholarships for South African Students, 2017

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) – in partnership with the Russian Government is inviting South African students to study at Russian institutions for the 2017/18 academic year. Russian Government Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate (Bachelors) or postgraduate (Masters or PhD) programmes.South African students to study at Russian institutions for the 2017/18 academic year. Russian Government Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate (Bachelors) or postgraduate (Masters or PhD) programmes.The aim of the scholarship is to strengthen the bond of Russia and South Africa.

The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is committed to increasing access to -post-school education and training opportunities, including skills development. DHET aims to make the skills development system more effective and more efficient. The DHET seeks to increase access to quality, relevant education that will benefit economic expansion as well as an inclusive growth path with every South African being able to effectively participate in the economy.

Course Level: These scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate (Bachelors) or postgraduate (Masters or PhD) studies. Preference is given to postgraduate applications.

Study Subject: These scholarships are awarded in any field but priority will be given to applications for postgraduate studies, previously disadvantaged applicants and applicants in the following fields:

  • Biotechnology
  • Climate change
  • Economics and management
  • Engineering sciences
  • Maritime studies
  • Natural and physical sciences
  • Nuclear and renewable energy
  • Space science and technology

Scholarship Award: The Russian Government provides the tuition and basic monthly allowance. The South African Government will provide one return economy airfare, monthly living allowance and annual medical insurance (subject to the availability of funds).

Numbers of Scholarships: Not known

Scholarship can be taken in Russia

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

  • South African citizens in good health with a strong academic record.
  • Available to study in Russia from September 2017
  • Demonstrated interest in Russia and commitment to the development of South Africa.
  • Applicants must have a minimum average of 60%
  • All students must meet the minimum academic requirements for entry into a similar programme at a South African university.
  • South African students are eligible.

Nationality: Applicants of South Africa can apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have a minimum average of 60%.

English Language Requirement: Applicants with no command of Russian are required to take the college preparatory courses for one year before pursuing major studies.

Russia Scholarships

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • The application process is two-fold:
  • Complete the DHET application form and email it with all supporting documents to International scholarships at by 01 April 2017.
  • Shortlisted candidate will be required to complete the Russian Scholarship application online at and submit a completed medical examination form (medical tests to be done at applicant’s own cost). Only candidates who are notified that they are shortlisted need to complete the online application and undergo a medical test.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is April 1, 2017.

Scholarship Link

Regional Manager Kenyan Jobs -Renewable Energy (100-135K)

Our client is an award winning company conducting sustainable energy and retail business in developing countries. They are headquartered in Berlin (Germany) and currently have six subsidiaries in Africa and projects in ten countries in Africa/Asia/America.

They seek to hire a Regional Manager who will have the overall responsibility in managing the human resources, working capital and assets to be able to maximize and grow the profit of each area in the allocated region.

Location: Nairobi with frequent travel
Reporting To: Managing Director
Salary: 100 – 135K

Responsibilities for the Regional Manager Job

  • Elaborate and compile a regional strategy to increase gross profit of the region and to turnaround under-performing E-HUBBs
  • Assess and suggest to supervisor and the Head of Retail Department new business opportunities in specific E-HUBB sites.
  • Implement a continuous market research via Area Officers for all sites, areas and the entire region to suggest new product and/or business ideas to increases profit.
  • Be aware of all developments on community level that might deteriorate the profit or even threaten business continuity of an E-HUBB and report the same.
  • Attend to all administrative issues of assigned Area Officers in coordination with the respective department (such as, Retail Dept., Human Resources Dept and Finance Dept. etc.)
  • Supervise the work quality, attention to detail, communication and completeness of Area Officers; identify key areas of training needs of assigned Area Officers; train Area Officers on-the-job.
  • Assure compliance of Area Officers with all internal policies & procedures through adequate control measures; check weekly and monthly the Area Officer Operator visit checklist (refer to checklist form); report non-compliance immediately to supervisor; execute corrective measures upon approval from supervisor.
  • Undertake field visits with and without AOs (incl. surprise visits), sometimes for prolonged periods in remote areas of the region; serve as a role model for AOs; motivate AOs with overall objective to motivating operators.
  • Implement the company’s approved sales and marketing strategies, promotion activities, planograms and awareness campaigns elaborated by the Sales & Marketing Dept. by undertaking and ensuring corrective training schemes.
  • Suggest to supervisor, oversee and implement regular promotion activities in each area to serve as a role model to AOs and operators.
  • Coordinate with the Supply Chain Manager in relation to logistics planning, distribution to and receipt of stock at E-HUBBs.
  • Initiate, Oversee and implement stock intake with local distributors in coordination with the SCM.
  • Prepare regional budget monthly and present to supervisor and Finance Dept. with clear indication on where cost savings can be made.

Regional Manager Job Qualifications

  • University degree in Business Administration/Logistics or any related field.
  • 5 – 6 years work experience in Management, Retail, Operations or similar roles.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, in English and Swahili
  • Proficient with standard office software (incl. MS Word and MS Excel or equivalent)
  • Driving license
  • Leadership skills with ability to lead people and take responsibility
  • Hands-on management style and willingness to spend majority of time outside the office, at sometimes very remote locations, which involve long trips on rough roads, very basic accommodation conditions and use of public transport.
  • Highly organized

How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Regional Manager – Renewable Energy) to [email protected] before Wednesday 29th March 2017.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV. N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing. Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Relief PR Account Manager Jobs Kenya

Our client is a leading public relations and communications agency in Kenya. They seek to hire a relief Account Manager to provide PR strategic direction to clients, partners and consultants.

Location: Nairobi
Period: 4 Months
Salary: Competitive based on experience

Responsibilities for the Relief PR Account Manager Job

  • Manage teams related to projects given on a day-to-day basis
  • Maintain quality control over work produced by the teams by checking and approving all materials before they go to the client
  • Prepare strategic public relations plans and media plans for clients with input from relevant team members
  • Ensure that clients get regular plans and reports such as contact reports, weekly reports as agreed and post project reports within agreed timeframes
  • Manage budgets on all accounts and ensure that targets are met within the agreed timeframe
  • Checks all invoices are correct against budget and advises accounts department when payments/invoicing are due
  • Liaise with third parties/suppliers and agree on budgets for services and expenses
  • Holds regular meetings for both internal and external client review meetings to evaluate progress on each account. Identify most successful activities, identify problems and review overall objectives and strategy.
  • Plan and organize press briefings, press conferences and similar events for client activities
  • Devise events that are experiential and unique to the market that will enable the target audience connect emotionally with clients products
  • Ensures TOR is being met and all timelines are being adhered to
  • Assist in researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Assist in promoting news stories and features to the media for prospective clients
  • Provide guidance and training to team members as and when required

Relief PR Account Manager Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Public Relations & Communications with minimum 4 years experience
  • Knowledge of different public relations and communications issues
  • Strong media relations skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with clients documents and information
  • Ability to interact effectively with people in the senior management position
  • Be results oriented and self driven
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator, both in English and Kiswahili
  • Evidence of creative thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Planning and organisation skills

How to Apply
Please only send your CV quoting the job title in the email subject (Relief PR Account Manager) to [email protected] before Tuesday 28th March, 2017. Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

Project Manager Kenyan Jobs – Road Construction (200K)

Our client is in the building and construction industry engaging in Residential and Commercial Construction as well as Civil Engineering. They are currently seeking to fill the position of a Project Manager to oversee and manage their Road Construction Projects.

Location: Nairobi
Salary: 200K

Project Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the Civil design team’s technical deliverables and meeting project schedules for design and submittals and for construction documents and specifications
  • Act as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the project execution.
  • Negotiate necessary changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.
  • Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.
  • May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of client/s.
  • Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.
  • Establish requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.
  • Work with project engineers to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of the project and ensure that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.
  • Works with the key project teams to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work and advises the client and company management of any such changes.
  • Monitor and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule.
  • Establish regular meetings to review project status and formulate action items

Qualifications for the Project Manager Job

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Planning, Economics(Land or Building)
  • At least 10 years experience as a Project Manager Road Construction
  • Proficient with the use of AutoCAD/ArchiCAD
  • Professional registration is required
  • Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project
  • Thorough in coordination and Documentation
  • Proven Managerial and Leadership skills with excellent written and oral communications
  • Proven track record of completing projects successfully and working with and growing teams to solve specific
  • challenges and accomplish tasks

How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Project Manager – Road Construction) to [email protected] before Wednesday 29th March, 2017.