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Watervale Investments Job Vacancy : Production Officer

 

About Watervale Investments: Watervale Investments is a young and quickly – growing company serving Kenya’s furniture industry.

Backed by European and American investment, our mission is to make quality furniture more available and affordable to millions of Kenyans.

We offer an exciting, dynamic working environment with opportunity for growth for our employees.

About the Position: As our company expands the range of products we manufacture, we are seeking a Production Officer to take the reins of our growing production operation.

This is a key management and leadership role which will oversee all critical production functions  and advance them to the next level.

The ideal Production Officer will master manufacture and quality control processes as well as management of resources to efficiently and reliably deliver quality products.

They will also work closely with various teams to ensure timely delivery to our customers.

Key Responsibilities:
Deliver products to the logistics and distribution team on time

  • Monitor production and adjust schedules to ensure our clients’ needs are met
  • Liaise with other departments (e.g. distribution and logistics, management, administration)
  • Set production targets and ensure they are met
  • Ensure efficient management of raw material inventory and determine optimum stock and re-order levels
  • Identify the resources needed in production and advise management.

Manage the production team

  • Draw the work schedule for the production team
  • Evaluate the performance of production staff
  • Assist in the hiring and training of production staff
  • Ensure health and safety guidelines are followed
  • Ensure enforcement of all organizational SOP’s as relates to production is done.
  • Make sure all personnel on the floor are trained
  • Together with maintenance ensure all the equipment on the floor is serviced regularly and is in working condition.
  • Ensure good are produced efficiently at an optimum cost, striving towards continuous improvement.

Quality assurance

  • Implement quality-control programs
  • Monitor product standards at various levels of production and at the point of release
  • Troubleshoot on any quality issues that arise
  • Ensure proper maintenance of equipment and machines
  • Conduct regular quality training for the production team

Qualifications
At Watervale Investments, we seek new team members who are first and foremost eager to learn and grow in their roles.

We put less of an emphasis on formal qualifications and look carefully at candidates’ abilities, experience and character.

Any candidate who feels they can undertake the responsibilities above to a high standard is welcome to apply.

Candidates should demonstrate the following in their application materials:

  • Strong organizational and record keeping skills, including the ability to develop operational tools in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong attention to details and ability to deliver on assigned tasks with independence and little supervision
  • Strong management and leadership skills, including the ability to relate well with direct reports, customers and colleagues.  Candidates with at least 2 years management experience managing a team of at least 10 preferable.
  • Strong professional references demonstrating professional accomplishment and trustworthiness
  • Eagerness to join a young, quickly-growing organization and team
  • Knowledge of good manufacturing practices and and lean manufacturing policies and procedures.
  • Technical background (process, chemical, mechanical or production engineering have an advantage) with 3-5 years experience.

How to Apply

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Full or Partial Soraya Al Salti Masters Scholarships for MENA Region in Egypt, 2018-2019

 

­Applications are invited for Soraya Al Salti Scholarship by MBC Al Amal for Academic Year 2018-2019. This scholarship, managed by Newton Education Services, offers a number of fully funded and partial scholarships for Arab women looking to pursue a master’s degree in various fields, for up to two years.

The aim of the scholarship is providing full or partial funding to Female nationals of the MENA region.

NEWTON is an education services company. Our mission is to enhance the academic and social skills of Egyptian students in order to prepare them for a successful university experience.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in various fields, for up to two years.

Scholarship Award: Full or partial tuition and/or living expenses coverage for a maximum of two years.

Number of Scholarships: Various scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in Egypt

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Female national of the MENA region
  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited academic institution
  • Demonstrate excellent professional and academic record
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills (extracurricular activities, community development or entrepreneurial initiative)
  • A minimum of two years of work experience and/or significant community service-related activities.
  • English language proficiency is required. Valid TOEFL or IELTS exam scores with a minimum of 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), 100 (Internet-based, minimum 22 on each section) on the TOEFL, or 7 for the IELTS.
  • Depending on the field of study, candidates may be required to sit for the GRE or GMAT exam.

Nationality: Female national of the MENA region are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited academic institution.

English Language Requirements: English language proficiency is required. Valid TOEFL or IELTS exam scores with a minimum of 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer-based), 100 (Internet-based, minimum 22 on each section) on the TOEFL, or 7 for the IELTS.  Depending on the field of study, candidates may be required to sit for the GRE or GMAT exam.

Masters Scholarships

How to Apply: Please email your application and required documents by post and Email: soraya.scholarship-at-newton-prep.com.

  • Completed and signed application form (including universities/program/countries of choice)
  • A personal statement
  • Updated resume
  • Undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts (in English)
  • TOEFL/IELTS score
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GRE/GMAT score (if applicable)
  • One personal photo
  • HR letter from current employer or salary slip/ 6-month bank statement in the case of unemployment.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is August 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link

AESOP Scholarship for South African and European Students, 2017

 

The AESOP ( A European and South African Partnership on Heritage and ) + multidisciplinary and  Erasmus Mundus consortium coordinated by the University Paul Sabatier-Toulouse 3 (France) and the University of the Western Cape (South Africa ) are organizing AESOP Scholarship for South African and European Students. These scholarships are available to pursue master, doctorate, Post doctorate programme.

The aim of the scholarships is to strengthen ties between South African and European applicants.

The AESOP Consortium will manage the partnership and will organize 150 mobilities (109 South African applicants and 41 European applicants in Master, Doctorate and Staff).

Course Level: These scholarships are available to pursue master, doctoral and Postdoctoral programme.

Study Subject:  These scholarships are awarded in the following fields:

  • Engineering, Technology,
  • Architecture
  • Agriculture
  • Geography, Geology
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics, computer sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Humanities

Scholarship Award: The scholarship covers the following aspects:

  • Monthly subsistence allowance
  • Travel ticket
  • Insurance
  • Participation cost

More specifically:

Subsistence allowance:

  • 1000 € per month for Master students
  • 1500 € per month for doctorate students
  • 1800 € per month for Post-doc students
  • 2500 € per month for academic staff
  • Insurance costs:
    All grant holders are insured by a central Group Insurance
  • Participation costs:
    The tuition fees are covered by the project.
  • Travel costs:
    One return ticket. The amount allowed depends on the distance from the Home and the Host University.

 Numbers of Scholarships: Total ninety-five scholarships are available.

  • 62 South African applicants and 33 European applicant

Scholarship can be taken in South Africa and Europe

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:

South African students

  • Must be a national of South Africa
  • Must not have resided nor have carried out their main activity (studies, work, etc.) for more than a total of 12 months over the last five years in any of the eligible European countries at the time of submitting their application to the partnership.
  • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries.

European students

  • Must be a national of one of the eligible European countries;
  • Must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries.
  • Must be registered/enrolled in one of the partner universities in the project at the moment of application (October 2014 ? January 2015)

Nationality: South African and European applicants are eligible for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:  Applicants must have previous year degree

English Language Requirement:  Applicants must have sufficient knowledge of the language of the courses or of one of the languages currently spoken in the hosting countries

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online.

  • A copy of your passport or other official national identification proof;
  • A Curriculum Vitae (Europass format)
  • A covering letter
  • A transcript of records translated into English (which should be obtained from the student administration of your university);
  • An internationally recognized language certificate: TOEFL, IELTS etc. If applicable.
  • A copy of any language certificate you may have obtained to support your language skills;
  • A signed recommendation letter
  • A study plan (template). The study plan should list the courses you would like to take at the host university during your mobility period. This document should not be signed by the host university.
  • The template of the study plan is available on the website in Word

Online application

Application Deadline: The application deadline is August 30, 2017.

Scholarship Link

UN Administrative Assistant Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:           Administrative Assistant

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Position No.: 10027117

Vacancy Notice No.: 022/2017

Reports to: Associate Field Officer

Duty Station: Uganda

Position Grade: GL4

About UNHCR:

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary: The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative assistance to the immediate supervisor and/or Head of the Office to ensure that routine services and activities within the administrative domain are properly implemented. The incumbent will receive regular guidance from his/her supervisor. As per specific instructions, the incumbent may require liaising with other internal or external entities, to ensure effective delivery of services and achievement of objectives. The nature of certain personnel/administrative tasks requires discretion and confidentiality as per UNHCR standards and practices. The incumbent’s workload and the assignments will remain under constant scrutiny and direction of the supervisor.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   The Administrative Assistant will undertake the following duties;

  • Maintain hard and electronic office files and records; classify and code material relating to a variety of topics;
  • The jobholder will also search and retrieve office files, and reproduce documentation and background material for reference and action by the supervisor, as and when required; – Receive, register, route correspondence and office pouch.
  • Maintain a follow up system
  • The incumbent will draft routine correspondence, memoranda and reports. Format more complex documents by using the appropriate technology.
  • Facilitate implementation of Personnel administrative formalities and processing of documents in relation to official travels, leaves and movements of staff. Support staff members with processing personnel-related documentation.
  • Maintain office inventory and stocks of office supplies. Monitor the asset management track to ensure all admin procurements and disposal of UNHCR property are done and recorded accurately.
  • Support the Associate Field Officer to monitor and record expenditure/disbursement of funds. – Following instructions from the supervisor make logistic and administrative arrangements for seminars, workshops, and briefings that may be required by the Office/Division.
  • The jobholder may also regulate and monitor routine provision of services and/or shifts from providers, as and when applicable;
  • Monitor office/compound facilities and equipment and in consultation with the supervisor take appropriate action to ensure proper functioning at all time.
  • Perform any other responsibilities/functions deemed necessary by the supervisor/or senior manager in order to meet the level of the services in the organization.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Administrative Assistant job placement should have competed Secondary education or equivalent technical or commercial school with certificate/training in Business Administration, Finance, Office Management, Human Resources or other related field.
  • At least three years (for secondary education holder) or 4 years (for certificate/training holder) of previous job experience relevant to the function;
  • Good computer skills i.e. proficiency in the use if MS office and MSRP People soft applications)
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR Admin and Financial rules, procedures and processes is desired
  • Prior exposure to UNHCR refugee operations and functions relating to field office administration
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position is an added advantage
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language duty station.

How to Apply:

All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Click Here

Deadline: 25th July 2017

Receptionist & Sales Coordinator Job

A very well established company is Nairobi is currently seeking to recruit a Receptionist & Sales Coordinator. The ideal candidate must be a people’s person, able to work in a high pressure environment and have worked with a CRM System.

Receptionist & Sales Coordinator Job Responsibilities

  • Serves as a point of contact for clients, including: screening phone calls, ensuring client messag
  • Formats and types a variety of correspondence
  • Assists team in preparation for client and prospect meetings
  • Maintain the CRM system.
  • Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management & filing

Qualifications for the Receptionist & Sales Coordinator Job

  • Must have a degree in a Business related field
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in a similar role or ability to show capability to do the
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office
  • Ability to contribute to team success by having a positive attitude to work
  • Must be Self-driven and motivated
  • Good analytical and reporting skills
  • High level of integrity and honesty

How to Apply

Click here to apply before August 15, 2017

Kaimosi Friends University College Accounts Assistant II Jobs

 

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KAFUCO/AD/06/7/17

Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) is a Constituent College of Masinde Muliro University of Science Technology (MMUST) and invites suitably qualified candidates to fill the following teaching position

Accounts Assistant II Job Requirements

  • Part I of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA).OR
  • KATC Final with 3 years working experience as Accounts Clerk Scale 4 or its equivalent.
  • Must be computer literate in accounting packages.

Duties for the Accounts Assistant II Job

  • Custody of the bank statements and
  • Custody of the final accounts working papers.
  • Input of data before entry into the computer.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply

Applicants should send ten (10) hard copies of their application to the undersigned clearly indicating the advert reference number of the position of interest on the envelope, in addition, send an email clearly quoting the advert reference number on the subject line.

An updated curriculum vitae and cover letter only, on a running PDF format as one attachment should be emailed to registrar.admin@kafuco.ac.ke so as to reach us not later than 31st July, 2017 at 5.00 pm.

Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the undersigned not later than the deadline indicated above.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deputy Principal (Administration, Finance & Planning) Kaimosi Friends University College P.O Box 385-50309 KAIMOSI

Kaimosi Friends University College is an equal opportunity employer.

Kaimosi Friends University College Assistant Procurement Job

KAFUCO/AD/04/7/17

Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) is a Constituent College of Masinde Muliro University of Science Technology (MMUST) and invites suitably qualified candidates to fill the following teaching positions.

Assistant Procurement Job Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Procurement and Supplies Management with 3 years working experience as Senior Procurement/Supplies Assistant Scale 8 or its equivalent OR
  • Higher Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management with 9 years working experience 3 of which as Senior Procurement/Supplies Assistant Scale 8 or its equivalent. OR
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management with 12 years working experience 3 of which as Senior Procurement/Supplies Assistant Scale 8 or its equivalent
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body.
  • ICT Competent.

Duties for the Assistant Procurement Job

  • Responsible for procurement of goods and services after receiving competitive quotations from reputable suppliers and carrying out the market survey, research and effective evaluation of suppliers quotations.
  • Preparing and evaluating tender documents and keeping them safely.
  • Controlling stores stock level and ensuring that proper records of all University College stores are maintained.
  • Receiving requisitions for the purchase of goods and services and issuing L.P.O’s for the required services after proper evaluation of quotations.
  • Receiving and issuing items from the stores in accordance with the laid down financial procedures.
  • Processing and following up of duty and sales tax exemptions as necessary.
  • Safe custody of local purchase order books.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

How to Apply

Applicants should send ten (10) hard copies of their application to the undersigned clearly indicating the advert reference number of the position of interest on the envelope, in addition, send an email clearly quoting the advert reference number on the subject line.

An updated curriculum vitae and cover letter only, on a running PDF format as one attachment should be emailed to registrar.admin@kafuco.ac.ke so as to reach us not later than 31st July, 2017 at 5.00 pm.

Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the undersigned not later than the deadline indicated above.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deputy Principal (Administration, Finance & Planning) Kaimosi Friends University College P.O Box 385-50309 KAIMOSI

Kaimosi Friends University College is an equal opportunity employer.

Kaimosi Friends University College Accounts Assistant I Job

KAFUCO/AD/05/7/17

Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) is a Constituent College of Masinde Muliro University of Science Technology (MMUST) and invites suitably qualified candidates to fill the following teaching positions.

Accounts Assistant I Job Requirements

  • Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) OR
  • Part I with 3 years work experience as an Accounts Assistant Scale 5 or its equivalent.
  • Must be computer literate in Accounting packages.

How to Apply

Applicants should send ten (10) hard copies of their application to the undersigned clearly indicating the advert reference number of the position of interest on the envelope, in addition, send an email clearly quoting the advert reference number on the subject line.

An updated curriculum vitae and cover letter only, on a running PDF format as one attachment should be emailed to registrar.admin@kafuco.ac.ke so as to reach us not later than 31st July, 2017 at 5.00 pm.

Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the undersigned not later than the deadline indicated above.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deputy Principal (Administration, Finance & Planning) Kaimosi Friends University College P.O Box 385-50309 KAIMOSI

Kaimosi Friends University College is an equal opportunity employer.

Kaimosi Friends University College Job Vacancy : Driver

KAFUCO/AD/07/7/17

Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) is a Constituent College of Masinde Muliro University of Science Technology (MMUST) and invites suitably qualified candidates to fill the following teaching positions.

Note that for the position of driver Grade 4 only female Drivers should apply.

Driver Job Requirements

  • A valid driving license with 3 years working experience as Driver Scale 3 or its equivalent.
  • Suitability Test II for drivers.
  • Occupational Trade Test II for drivers.
  • Defensive Driving Certificate from the Automobile Association (AA) of Kenya
  • First Aid Certificate Course.
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct vii) Have D+ at K.C.S.E or its equivalent

Duties for the Driver Job

  • Driving assigned vehicles
  • Maintaining work ticket
  • Maintaining vehicle cleanliness
  • Drawing scheduled maintenance
  • Updating insurance and other licences
  • Maintaining safety and security of vehicles..

How to Apply

Applicants should send ten (10) hard copies of their application to the undersigned clearly indicating the advert reference number of the position of interest on the envelope, in addition, send an email clearly quoting the advert reference number on the subject line.

An updated curriculum vitae and cover letter only, on a running PDF format as one attachment should be emailed to registrar.admin@kafuco.ac.ke so as to reach us not later than 31st July, 2017 at 5.00 pm.

Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the undersigned not later than the deadline indicated above.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deputy Principal (Administration, Finance & Planning) Kaimosi Friends University College P.O Box 385-50309 KAIMOSI

Kaimosi Friends University College is an equal opportunity employer.

Kaimosi Friends University College Job Vacancy : Tutorial Fellow

 

KAFUCO/AC/13/7/17

Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) is a Constituent College of Masinde Muliro University of Science Technology (MMUST) and invites suitably qualified candidates to fill the following teaching positions.

Tutorial Fellow Job Requirements

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree qualification in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized university;
  • Be registerable for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or equivalent Doctoral degree qualification;
  • Be registered or registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable).
  • Demonstrate potential for university teaching and research.

Duties for the Tutorial Fellow Job

  • Teach, assess and examine as required.
  • Assist in carrying out research in the department.
  • Conduct practicals and marking of assignments.
  • Undertake any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head of Department.

How to Apply

Applicants should send ten (10) hard copies of their application to the undersigned clearly indicating the advert reference number of the position of interest on the envelope, in addition, send an email clearly quoting the advert reference number on the subject line.

An updated curriculum vitae and cover letter only, on a running PDF format as one attachment should be emailed to registrar.admin@kafuco.ac.ke so as to reach us not later than 31st July, 2017 at 5.00 pm.

Applicants are advised to contact their referees and request them to send their letters of reference to the undersigned not later than the deadline indicated above.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deputy Principal (Administration, Finance & Planning) Kaimosi Friends University College P.O Box 385-50309 KAIMOSI

Kaimosi Friends University College is an equal opportunity employer.