Monday, February 28, 2011



A fast growing and locally owned company with international business reputation requires to fill vacant post in its Office. Applications from suitable qualified applicants are invited to fill the Following post:


1. To work and report to executive Director

2. To receive and attend to all visitors and direct them to the condemned people
3. Receiving incoming calls and take messages

4. Dealing wit all customer enquiries sourcing of spare equipments form oversees suppliers

5. To liaise e\with other departments /sections for Departments

6. All secretarial duties and may other duties as assigned by executive Director


1. Age from 27 and above but not exceeding 40

2. Trained secretary from any secretarial institute college

3. Fluent in English both written and spoken other language is an added advantage.

4. Must have to know how to use E-mail and browse Internet
5. Able to work under minimum supervision.

6. Able to cope with pressure and times putting in extra working hours

Deadline: 15th March 2011.

Excutive Director
Mpomabiva Investments Limited
P.O.Box 45595

OR send through to E-mail:

Economist / Senior Economist

Req Number: bis-00000780
Contract Type/Length:2 - 3 years fixed-term
City: Hong Kong

Job Description:

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) is an international financial institution that promotes central bank cooperation and provides banking services exclusively to central banks. Based in Basel, Switzerland, with representative offices for Asia and the Pacific in Hong Kong SAR and for the Americas in Mexico City, the BIS has staff from some 50 countries.

The BIS seeks an Economist/Senior Economist for the BIS Hong Kong Representative Office.

Principal accountabilities:
* Supports the Asia-Pacific-related work of the Committee on the Global Financial System and the Markets Committee.

* Monitors and analyses developments in financial markets and systemically important financial institutions in Asia and the Pacific.

* Organises and prepares background analysis for meetings of senior central bank officials from the Asia-Pacific region.

* Establishes and maintains professional contacts at Asia-Pacific central banks, the supervisory and academic communities, and the financial industry in the region. Represents the BIS in meetings and conferences hosted by central banks, international organisations or the financial industry in the region.

Job Requirements:

* PhD in economics or finance from a university of international standing (or equivalent experience).
* Good knowledge of Asian economies an advantage.
* Familiarity with the BIS's cooperative activities at the global level.
* Experience in applying economic analysis to real-world situations.
* Excellent drafting and communication skills in English for both technical and non-technical audiences. Knowledge of other major international languages is an advantage.
* Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
* Strong team spirit and good interpersonal skills.

The BIS offers attractive conditions of employment in an international environment. Applicants are invited to submit their applications online by 14 March 2011.

Apply online :

Campaigner - Special Focus on Israel, the OPT and the PA

London £32,256 + excellent benefits
Fixed-term contract ending 31st July 2012

About the role

We’re looking for a campaigner to join us from now until 31 July 2012 to help us uphold human rights in Israel, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the Palestinian Authority. Working as part of the East Mediterranean Team at the International Secretariat, you will act as a focal point providing advice and support to our worldwide membership, including devising campaigning strategies, preparing written and other campaigning materials and providing research support.

About you
You will have excellent campaigning skills and experience and good organizational and communication skills, including the ability to prioritize. You will have detailed knowledge, preferably including field experience, of Israel, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the Palestinian Authority and will need to show impartiality and have knowledge of and commitment to human rights.

You must also have strong research skills, an understanding of membership organizations and the capability both to work on your own initiative and as a member of a team, often under pressure. You will need to be fluent in English and have a good working knowledge of spoken and written Arabic; knowledge of Hebrew is desirable.

About us
Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. Already our network of almost three million members and supporters is making a difference in 150 countries. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

For further information about this and our other current vacancies, and to apply online, please visit our website

Closing date: 27th March 2011.

Community Support Coordinator

Background Information
About ISEAL:
ISEAL is an international non-profit organisation that codifies best practice for the design and implementation of social and environmental standards systems. ISEAL shapes the context in which voluntary standards systems operate, by defining what good practice looks like for the sector, as well as through influencing how external stakeholders think about and engage with credible voluntary standards systems.

At the core of the ISEAL Alliance is a network of organisations that work together to improve the operation of voluntary standards and certification. Our members include most of the leading social and environmental standards systems worldwide (e.g. Forest Stewardship Council, the Marine Stewardship Council, and the Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International). They are supported by a wide range of organisations, from research institutions to capacity building organisations to certification bodies, who participate in the ISEAL Alliance as affiliates. Collectively, this diverse group of actors makes up the ISEAL Community. Community participants cooperate on technical and policy-related issues through workshops, field projects and knowledge exchange, building on our recently developed online learning community. We are actively seeking new members and affiliates and are drawing up an expanded programme of activities to support them.

What We Offer:
This position offers an excellent basis to develop your skills and knowledge of voluntary standards and sustainability and could lead to a more programmatic role in this sector. It will bring you in contact with our member organisations as well as help you learn about technical content and wider developments in the world of sustainability and social and environmental standards.
You will be responsible for guiding applications and renewals for the network of organisations and individuals that participate in ISEAL’s Learning Community. As a small network, we offer the potential to help create a more coordinated and vibrant community of organisations that are learning from each other and helping to improve the social and environmental impacts of the voluntary standards movement. You will also administer our Independent Evaluation Mechanism in which technical experts will assess member compliance with our Codes of Good Practice.

In addition to the above, this position will include support to other ISEAL programmes and additional coordination of the ISEAL Community, including the staging of our annual conference which brings together organisations from all over the world. You will provide programmatic support functions to technical projects like our Assurance Code development project. We expect that this position will grow over time to encompass other programme responsibilities and support to our members and affiliates.

What We Seek:
Coordinating our community of members and affiliates require someone with excellent organisational and administrative skills. You like to take a systems approach to your work and to be organised and efficient. You have the ability to create effective systems for managing and building a complex environment and are comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously.

As the first point of contact in ISEAL for new organisations, you are good with people and are confident reaching out to new contacts across continents and cultures. You are comfortable eliciting information from people about their work. You have had previous experience coordinating or working on complex projects, either in a professional or voluntary capacity.

You are outgoing and confident and have gained experience working, interning or volunteering with a non-governmental or professional organization, ideally one centered on a sustainability mission. Importantly, you have a reasonable knowledge of voluntary standards and certification, potentially through experience interacting with one or more ISEAL Alliance members.

You are enthused by the prospect of helping to build the profile and impact of a small (13 staff) organization with a global reach. You have an interest in voluntary standards, want to learn more about credible standards systems and how they work, and are committed to improving the social and environmental impacts of the voluntary standards movement.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit a current CV and a statement explaining how they meet the selection criteria for the position to

The deadline for receipt of applications (by email) is 16 March 2011. Shortlisted candidates will be notified the following week and interviews in London are planned for the week commencing 21 March 2011.

If you have not heard from us by the above date, your application will, unfortunately, not be progressed. However, we do thank you for your interest in working for the ISEAL Alliance.

For specific enquiries, candidates may contact Alke Horn, HR & Operations Manager (e-mail: , Tel: 0203 246 0066).

Other Relevant Information:
Term: This is intended as a long term position with an initial contract of one year
Time: 100%, full time
Salary: £24,500-29,500 based on London appointment, to be negotiated based on experience and responsibilities

Working Hours: Based on a full time equivalent of 37.5 hours per week. The ISEAL Alliance operates a Flexible Working Policy and is happy to consider applications for flexible working once the probation period has been successfully completed.

Location: ISEAL’s head office is in London where this position will be based.

Status: The candidate must be eligible to work in the UK
International Travel: The post holder may be required to undertake occasional international travel including overnight stays.

Annual Leave: 25 days per annum (including office closure between Christmas and New Year)
Equal Opportunities: The ISEAL Alliance strives to be an equal opportunities employer and commitment to this process is expected.
Ideal Start Date: May, 2011

For more information and the full job description, go to:

Senior Programme Officer for Participation

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Last Date: March 18, 2011

The Secretariat of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
Seeks a Senior Programme Officer for Participation

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is an international organisation based on a multilateral agreement amongst countries and international organisations with the purpose of making scientific biodiversity data available via the internet. Learn more about GBIF from our web site: .

The GBIF Secretariat (GBIFS), located in Copenhagen, is seeking a committed and proactive Senior Programme Officer for Participation, to be based in Copenhagen.

This Senior Programme Officer post is a full time, professional-level position responsible for leading on development and implementation of strategies and activities for the Participation work area outlined in the GBIF Work Programmes and Strategic Plans. Broadly this encompasses leading on engagement with GBIF Participants i.e. the countries and international organisations which make up the GBIF membership.

Key responsibilities of the Senior Programme Officer for Participation:
1. Leading the development and implementation of strategies and mechanisms to strengthen the GBIF Participant network;
2. Together with other GBIFS senior staff, actively engage Participants (particularly Heads of Delegation, Node Managers, and other relevant stakeholders at the Participant level) in the planning, implementation, evaluation, and promotion of the GBIF strategic plans and work programme;
3. Coordinate GBIF’s activities to support Participants in the process of establishing, consolidating and expanding their national, regional, and thematic biodiversity information facilities (BIFs);
4. Promote and facilitate cooperation and partnerships across the GBIF network, in particular with regards to the sharing of expertise and best practices, and the transfer of technologies;
5. Be the main contact point in the Secretariat and provide overall support to the various Participant Nodes Committees;
6. Together with the Nodes Committees, develop effective mechanisms for implementing the GBIF Work Programme in a timely and most cost-effective way;
7. Coordinate the design and implementation of mechanisms to assess GBIF Participants needs and priorities, as well as to document Participants’ activities and contributions via regular reporting scheme/s;
8. As appropriate, make visits based on identified needs of the Participants;
9. Play a major role in the design, promotion, implementation and oversight of the GBIF Capacity Enhancement Programme for Developing Countries (CEPDEC);
10. Represent GBIF at relevant scientific meetings and conferences.
Key skills and experience:
1. Excellent understanding of the biodiversity informatics field, it’s applications and relevance to support policy and decision making;
2. A minimum of five years of experience leading or coordinating the implementation of national, regional, thematic or global technical cooperation networks or facilities;
3. Excellent understanding of the various aspects (political, scientific, technical, etc.) involved in the establishment of technical cooperation networks, preferably where related to biodiversity data and information;
4. Excellent social and political networking and presentation skills, in particular in promoting and facilitating network-wide cooperation, partnerships, technology transfer and engagement;
5. Broad experience of working in different regions of the world, conducting needs assessments and establishing capacity building programmes;
6. Fluency in written and spoken English; fluency in at least one of the other major UN languages, preferably French or Spanish, would be desirable.

Additional requirements:
1. Availability for extensive international travel
GBIF salaries are competitive and based on the IOS standard and are exempt from Danish income tax. Salary will be negotiated according to experience and qualifications within the general range for the position, according to the GBIF Staff Rules.
This post is an exciting opportunity to work in a multicultural environment for an international organisation at the cutting edge of scientific and technical developments in biodiversity informatics for serving science, society and sustainable development. If you match these requirements and are able to start on the 1st of May 2011 or soon thereafter, we look forward to hearing from you.

Application procedure and deadline:
Applications for the position must include:
a) a letter of application specifically outlining your experience in each listed required area;
b) a concise 1-page motivation as to why you believe you are the best candidate for the position;
c) a complete curriculum vitae;
d) one reference letter and contact details for two further referees;

Applications must be submitted in English by e-mail to:

By the 18th of March 2011

Enquiries concerning the position can be addressed to the GBIF Senior Programme Officer for Nodes, Juan Bello, at or phone: +45-35321489.

Telephone interviews for the position will take place from the 28th to the 31st of March 2011, and personal interviews at the Secretariat will take place from the 4th to the 8th of April 2011, and we ask applicants to indicate their availability on these dates in their applications.

Nutritional Consultancy Survey

Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organisation dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Concern South Sudan programme announces the following consultancy for its programme in Northern Bar el Ghazal state.

Nutritional Consultancy Survey

Background and Rational

Concern Worldwide has been working in Aweil West and North counties since May 1998 in the fields of food security, relief, nutrition interventions and more recently water/ sanitation, education and health.

Although the water/sanitation and education program was closed by the end of 2010. In March 2003, Concern initiated a Community-based Therapeutic Care (CTC) project in Aweil West and North, with support from Valid International, following elevated levels of malnutrition resulting from a very poor harvest the previous year.

The Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM, formally known as CTC) response has continued, but it’s main components - supplementary feeding for moderate acute malnutrition (SFP); outpatient therapeutic programme (OTP) for children with uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition; inpatient therapeutic programme (ITP or Stabilization Centre) for children with complicated severe acute malnutrition and community mobilisation – have been largely integrated into the broader primary health care programme that Concern began
implementing in 2007.

Main roles and responsibilities:
  • To determine the prevalence of global and severe acute Malnutrition among children aged 6-59 months, estimate both under 5 and crude retrospective death rates in three months prior to survey, immunization coverage for BCG, Measles and DPT 3 among children;
  • To determine coverage of key health services, nutritional status of mothers, caregivers knowledge and practice regarding infant, prevention of Malaria, diarrhea, pneumonia and HIV/AIDS,
  • To establish water source, management at households level, presence and use of latrine, nutrition trends, status, formulate and provide practical, sustainable intervention based on the survey findings to improve the nutrition status of the population;
  • Develop and design survey tools using SMART Methodology, preparation for survey in two counties, coordinate with UNICEF, Train the survey teams, assume over all responsibility, supervise data team and analysis, lead the synthesis, produce two final survey reports and feedback findings submitted to Concern for review by CD, ACDP, Health and Nutrition Program Manager, Nutrition advisor and to MOH staff before leaving Sudan;
For more details on the ToR, please write to the address below or write to

Qualification required:

Qualified and experienced consultant with health and Nutritional Background;

The successful candidate will be based at Aweil West County.

Women candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should send their applications and Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the address below to our office not later than 28th February 2011.

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Manager,
Concern worldwide,
P.O Box 104, Hai Negley, Juba Southern Sudan.


Hydro Geologist Lead Consultant

A leading property management and development company wishes to engage the services of an experienced Hydro Geologist as a Lead Consultant, (Consultant), with proven track record.

The Consultant would advise the company on appropriate locations for drilling a borehole and setting up a water treatment plant

Terms of Reference:
  • Identify various ideal locations within Nairobi and its environs (20KM radius from CBD)
  • Provide hydro geological details on;
  1. High water tables spots within this radius
  2. Possible detail of water output/yield
  3. Sustainability and durability
  4. Possible depth
  5. Possible chemical data analysis
  6. Water Resource Management Authority regulations covering this radius
  7. Existing numbers and distances of boreholes within these areas
  • Proposed Government and other agencies water plan for these areas
  • Spatial/Strategic Structural Plans for these areas, their relation to Nairobi Metro 2030 Vision and their implications on establishing a water treatment plant
  • Alternative water management solutions/plans in comparison with other developed cities
  • Impact of water and environmental legislation on the proposed water plan
  • Indicative costs of setting up the water treatment plant
For consideration, please send your profile and proposal (including consulting team details and fees) so as to reach the undersigned on or before Friday, March 11, 2011

The Project Coordinator
P. O. Box 58470-00200

Merlin Nutrition Officer and PHC Supervisor

Merlin (UK) an International Non-Governmental Organization specializing in the provision of health care worldwide is looking for qualified individuals to fill the following positions

1. Nutrition Officer

The Nutrition Officer will be responsible for the implementation and close supervision of project activities to ensure quality delivery of services throughout Merlin’s implementing sites

Key responsibilities:
  • Support planning, implementation and supervision of HFs and HPs staffs in order to implement community based nutrition programs in all Merlin supported sites.
  • Coordinate with other project supervisors to ensure appropriate referral and follow up of patients admitted to nutrition programme
  • Closely follow national nutritional and CMAM guidelines and ensure they are adhered to by staff
  • Identify and report immediately any medical or administrative problems that may interfere in achieving project activities.
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly nutrition reports with meaningful analysis of nutrition trends and proposed solutions for how to address emerging issues
  • Support the Nutrition Coordinator in the development of IEC materials related to nutrition
  • Support field sites with the organization of the logistics of food commodities in collaboration with partners (MOPH, WFP and UNICEF)
  • Produce a regular request for appropriate office/administrative or programme materials, supplies and equipment in coordination with the Logistics Officer
  • Ensure that accurate records of food consumption are kept and the support office is advised of stock balances in a timely manner (to avoid stock-outs)
  • Ensure the maintenance of the nutrition programme database
  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of nutrition surveys when required
  • Assist in conducting needs assessments, community mapping, research and development of proposals through frequent field visits
  • Identify any training needs of staff and develop training programme to meet these needs in coordination with Nutrition Coordinator
  • Assist and conduct training for Merlin South Sudan health facilities and HPs and to ensure surveillance, management and referrals of malnutrition cases in the state /county
  • Meet regularly with beneficiaries, community leaders, Village Health committees to ensure programme effectiveness and community awareness on nutrition
  • Represent Merlin in coordination meetings at provincial level when required
  • Liaise with Nutrition Project Officers in Merlin’s other provinces to share experiences and lessons learnt.
  • Any other duties as directed by Nutrition Coordinator or Country Health Director.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Nursing , Food & Nutrition or equivalent;
  • Minimum two (2) years work experience in community nutrition work and implementation of nutrition education programmes, including monitoring and evaluation;
  • Understanding of community management of acute malnutrition;
  • Experience in KAP assessments and formative research and understanding of nutritional surveillance and information systems;
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach local staff and community workers;
  • Must be a qualified nutritionist with IYCF experience.
  • Southern Sudanese are strongly encouraged to apply
2. PHC Supervisor

The PHC Supervisor will be based in Boma with regular visits to field sites to ensure delivery of PHC services in collaboration with the Senior Health Coordinator, the Project Coordinator and the County Health Authorities.

The delivery of health services is conducted according to GOSS MOH policies and guidelines and Merlin’s internal procedures.

Key Responsibilities
  • In collaboration with Project Coordinator, Senior Health coordinator and Community leaders /Community Health Committee facilitate , supervise establishment of referral system for all cases to the Boma PHCC+
  • Support Merlin’s primary health care activities for delivery of essential curative and preventive healthcare interventions
  • Develop, plan and implement project primary health care programs in close collaboration with medical and non-medical personnel, ensuring coherence between activities and contingencies for changes in project direction and priorities related to the humanitarian context.
  • Work with County Health Department (CHD),Community Health Committees (CHCs) and Community Health Workers to render quality healthcare and preventive services in the Merlin supported PHC facilities and catchment community
  • Ensure adequate supply of essential drugs, diagnostics and other consumables to the PHCUs and the HHPs
  • Ensure regular supportive supervision of health activities at the PHCUs; Emphasis includes correct diagnosis and case management according to MOH protocols.
  • Identify training needs and develop training modules in consultation with the Senior Health Coordinator
  • Ensure that the staffs are trained on the job regularly and their skills are improved appropriately
  • In collaboration with the Merlin PHC Nurse, ensure that the TBA/TM network and referral is fully functional
  • Conduct and supervise training activities of CHVs/HHPs, clinic staff, TBAs/TMs, Community Health Committees (CHCs), Community Health Workers in coordination with PHC Nurse
  • Conduct routine and mobile integrated outreach and health promotion activities
  • Conducting/organizing Training of Trainers on targeted disease control approach including follow up after training
  • Represent Merlin, collaborate and coordinate with county health department and other partners at county level for project activities
  • Participate in drawing up plans, and contribute to proposals and budgets for new projects/extensions of projects in conjunction with the relevant colleagues
  • Proactively contribute to programme development and strategy
  • Support quality referral system from Merlin supported PHC facilities to secondary care facilities
  • Ensure rational use and management of drugs, medical supplies and equipment and adherence to treatment protocols are maintained in all PHC facilities
  • Support CHD in planning for joint PHC supportive supervisory visits schedules for continued monitoring and evaluation of the programme
  • Ensure that Expanded Program on Immunization is efficiently managed at each PHC level
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of mass immunisation campaigns in the respective community where necessary.
  • Ensure that HIV&AIDS, Reproductive health and Nutrition crosscutting activities are appropriately integrated in the PHC facilities and ensure accurate communication with the Merlin coordinators concerned
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the Senior Health Co-ordinator and Project Coordinator
  • Provide technical support to the PHCU and PHCC staffs including participation in evaluation and impact analysis of current projects
  • Quality control of medical logistics with logisticians on the project
  • Responsible for timely preparation and approval of all medical supply requests for the health facilities and HHP
  • Co-ordination and support of medical staff members
Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Ensure the use of established reporting framework for data collection, analysis and report to partners including GOSS MOH and other agencies
  • Collecting and collating monthly and periodic activity reports for the project
  • Constant assessment of the medical needs of the community and guiding of activities to respond to their needs
  • Prepare monthly medical activity reports including data analysis, for inclusion in the monthly situation report
  • Together with the Senior Health Coordinator, responsible for encouraging community participation in health activities, to ensure the long term ownership and effectiveness of the programme
  • Monitor the quality of the service delivery at PHCU and community level
  • Monitor drug utilization and ordering of drugs and ensure their rational use during consultations and that the utilization of drugs correlates to epidemiological reports.
  • Participate in monitoring of health and humanitarian situation in the project area and in developing appropriate EP & R in collaboration with the Senior Health Coordinator and Project coordinator.
  • Support the Data Officer in accurate data collection, disease surveillance and analysis from all peripheral project sites on a monthly basis and in accordance to the MoH requirements
  • Ensure HIS is maintained in all PHCUs and capacity building in this area is implemented
  • Ensure routine and timely collection of surveillance data to allow for timely warning of potential outbreaks of disease to local and national MoH
  • Collaborate with Merlin Senior Health Coordinator and counterpart staff for data collection, analysis and report writing on a monthly and Quarterly basis
  • Ensure use of established reporting frames for data collection, analysis and report for the Ministry of Health, Donors and other partners
  • Ensure all stakeholders receive accurate and timely morbidity statistics
Minimum Requirements:
  • Health professional with strong Public health experience background (Registered nurse/midwife, Clinical Officer or other health professional with experience in implementation of community based primary health care and health education programs)
  • Experience in setting up and implementing primary health care programs
  • Experience in conduction of basic surveys
  • Excellent management and professional skills to enable the motivation, encouragement and participation of national health team members
  • Ability and flexibility to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with local health representatives.
  • Good interpersonal capacities, organization skills and ability to work with a team while developing and implementing programs.
  • Ability to assess evolving health needs quickly and calmly under pressure as required.
  • Excellent communication skills, with good spoken and written English
  • Good computer skills to allow reporting, data entry and analysis and representation (Microsoft word, excel, PowerPoint).
  • Field experience with NGOs in developing countries-An added advantage.
  • Sensitivity to the cultural & political environment, and ability to learn about these in the context of South Sudan
  • Ability to work and live under stressful circumstances
  • Southern Sudanese are strongly encouraged to apply
Closing date for receipt of application will be 10th March 2011.

Applications should be sent to

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be short-listed on a regular basis.

The Merlin South Sudan Programme is an equal opportunities employer and will not discriminate on the basis of tribe, gender, race, creed, religion, pregnancy and colour.

A24 Media Web Developer / Programmer

A24 Media, Africa’s first content delivery and aggregator, is looking for a web developer/programmer to be responsible for developing an innovative portal for a progressive online media field, develop specifications and make recommendations on the use of new and emerging technologies.

Programming, graphic design and database administration are all elements of this position.

  • To develop detailed specification documents with clear project deliverables and timelines, and to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • To develop a website modeled around and
  • To build and refine graphic designs. Must have strong skills in Photoshop, Fireworks, or equivalent application(s).
  • Convert raw images and layouts from a graphic designer into CSS/XHTML themes.
  • Determine appropriate architecture, and other technical solutions, and make relevant recommendations.
  • Engage in outside-the-box thinking to provide high value-of-service to the organization.
  • Alert colleagues to emerging technologies or applications and the opportunities to integrate them into operations and activities.
  • Develop innovative, reusable mobile web based tools and applications.
Required Skills
  • BS in computer science or a related field, or significant equivalent experience
  • 3 years minimum experience with HTML/XHTML and CSS
  • 2 years minimum Web programming experience, including PHP, ASP or JSP
  • 1 year minimum experience working with relational database systems such as MySQL, MSSQL or Oracle and a good working knowledge of SQL
  • Graphic design skills
  • Development experience using extensible web authoring tools
  • Experience developing and implementing open source software projects
  • Self-starter with strong self-management skills
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
Applications accompanied by copies of certificates plus detailed CV should be forwarded to:

Closing date for receipt of applications is 14th March 2011.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Peace and Development Forum (PDF)

Peace and Development Forum (PDF) is a not- for profit consortium of over 200 youth self-help groups in Central Rift Valley.

With its head office based in Nakuru, PDF through partnership with Mercy Corps, an international NGO is currently implementing a local empowerment and peace building program in Nakuru and Molo districts- LEAP II.

The over-arching goal of LEAP II is to strengthen the ability of local, district, and provincial structures to address the root causes of post-election violence and promote sustainable peace and reconciliation.

PDF is working in partnership with Mercy Corps to contribute to this goal through supporting youth integration and addressing a key cause of violence through youth leadership training, small scale cash-for-work community reconstruction projects, and income generation activities.

Peace and Development Forum (PDF) is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to apply for the following vacancies to be based in Nakuru with extensive travel in Molo district.

1. Youth Development Coordinator (YDC)

The youth development coordinator will work closely with PDF to coordinate and ensure the effective management and implementation of the LEAP II program activities.

Successful candidate must meet the following minimum qualifications:
  • Must be a Kenyan aged 20 – 35 years
  • Holder of Bachelor’s degree in community development, social studies or an equivalent
  • More than two years experience in community development required
  • Strong community mobilization and training skills
  • Commitment to working with the youth and communities of diverse cultures
  • Willingness to work in all kinds of environments and people in target areas
  • Ability to adjust to flexible work schedule and adapt to project work tasks
  • Excellent organizational and report writing skills
  • Ability to maintain on-going and frequent communications with project team
  • Highly responsible about meeting deadlines
  • Fluent in English and Swahili
  • Non-judgmental, open-minded, conflict and culturally sensitive
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must be ready to assume work immediately
2. Finance and Administration Officer

The Finance and Administration Officer will work closely with PDF to ensure optimal financial management for the organization.

Successful candidate must meet the following minimum qualifications:
  • Maintain custody of the office cash fund and make daily payments of approved transactions
  • Prepare cash payment vouchers and ensure that all cash transactions are fully and properly documented
  • Review expense reports (travel expense reports and operational expense reports) for accuracy and completeness and ensure that expense reports have been fully approved before payment
  • Perform daily cash count
  • Record payment vouchers daily in the cashbook
  • Prepare checks or wire transfer requests based on fully approved document
  • Prepare bank payment vouchers and ensure that all bank transactions are properly and fully documented
  • File all cash and bank vouchers and maintain voucher filing system such that files are updated, complete and safeguarded
  • Preparation of the funding request.
  • Preparation of Financial reports incompliance with donor requirement.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to PDF and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission
  • Successful candidate must be ready to assume work immediately
  • Other duties as assigned
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Two or more years of bookkeeping, banking or cashiering experience preferably in NGO.
  • A degree in accounting and CPA part II.
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel
  • Accuracy in the processing of cash transactions, mathematical aptitude and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written English skills
  • Knowledge and experience in preparing financial reports
Success Factors

A clear understanding of finance and procurement ethics as well as willingness and ability to enforce compliance with PDF and donor requirements is essential.

A high level of personal integrity, honesty and transparency in all cash handling is absolutely essential. The ability to interact effectively with national staff members is required.

A demonstrated ability to work quickly and accurately, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary.

If you think you are the one we are looking for, please send your cover letter specifying the position you are applying for, updated CV, salary scale and three referees and their contacts by either Post, Email and or hand delivery to:

The National Coordinator
Peace and Development Forum (PDF)
P.O. 18238- 20100, Nakuru

Or Email:

or Drop them at Prestige Mall 3rd Floor Room 309, Nakuru.

To reach us on or before 4:00 pm March 8th 2011

Senior Economic Regulation Officer

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Legal and Regulatory Department within Corporate Affairs Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Senior Economic Regulation Officer
Ref: CA_SERO_Feb_2011

Reporting to the Senior Manager - Public Policy and Market Regulation, the job holder will ensure that the business is at all times compliant with its obligations under existing licence provisions, legislation, regulations and interconnection agreements.

Key Responsibilities
  • Advice to the business on Mobile Termination Rates, Interconnection Framework Reviews, Network Cost Study, Infrastructure Sharing cost structures and other aspects of economic regulation with impact on costs and pricing;
  • Ensure compliance with provisions of interconnection and regulatory agreements particularly rate reviews, interconnection and other payments and dispute mechanisms;
  • Prepare detailed opinions on various Regulatory issues, share and develop best practice methods and benchmark with external markets;
  • Coordinate with all internal departments to ensure that all payments due to the CCK under existing licenses are made on time;
  • Ensure that all interconnection agreements, tariffs and any other returns required to be filed with CCK are lodged in time;
  • Review of commercial terms for new interconnection partners;
  • Participate in development of national legislation and regulations affecting the industry;
  • Undertake detailed research and benchmarking for purposes of developing Safaricom’s position in response to legislative and GOK policy changes from time to time.
Minimum requirements
  • A degree or post graduate qualification in Economics from a recognised university or a related area of study;
  • Advanced knowledge and training in Business finance, Accounting, statistics, Quantitative techniques would be an advantage;
  • Three years experience in a Regulatory/Corporate capacity - exposure in a telecommunications company would be an added advantage;
  • Demonstrate analytical skills and ability to monitor and explain trends and variances;
  • Have ability to relate well with both internal and external customers including Regulators and work in a team;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Self-drive for results and proactive;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Supervisory and people management skills.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below.

The deadline for application is Monday the 7th March 2011.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd

Via E-mail to

Reelforge Statistician

About this job

Reelforge the leading Media Monitoring Company in Kenya, wishes to engage the services of an experienced Statistician, with a proven track record.

The statistician will be responsible for all statistical tasks of assigned project or program under the supervision of the Operations Director.

The statistician will assist in the creation/extraction of datasets for the analysis and in programming, execution, presentation and reporting of analyses.

The statistician will also assist in developing the data analysis plans in collaboration with non-statistical staff team members.


To coordinate data management and interpret statistical data for the division.

Key duties and responsibilities include:-
  • Perform statistical data analysis and assist in writing-up results from analysis
  • Design databases for service data and research projects and be involved in data entry as required and manage the databases
  • Update/create and document data dictionaries and other relevant data files
  • Support development of tools and conduct data analysis for regular and research programs
  • Support study teams in developing data collection methodologies
  • Extract data and prepare reports according to the needs of program managers and researchers
  • Support design of quantitative research
  • Support maintenance of data security systems
  • Participate in training service delivery staff and data entry clerks on proper data collection methods and data quality management
  • Carry out any other duties as may be specified by the Operations Director
  • Bachelors Degree(Masters preferable) in Mathematics/Statistics with strong quantitative research background
  • Three years relevant experience in applied statistics and data analysis
  • Proficiency in Epi Info, Excel.
  • Experience in Data analysis SPSS, Quanvert or any other data analysis software skills
  • Ability to write scientific publications/reports
  • Good report writing skills
  • Knowledge in STATA is an added advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • The person should be value driven, a team player and display high level of interpersonal skills
Qualified applicants are invited to send their cover letter and detailed CV along with contacts of three referees. Salary history and expectations to the undersigned so as to arrive NOT later than March 4th 2011.

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

How to apply

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Reelforge Product Manager

About this job

We are a looking for a dynamic product manager to redesign existing product lines and launch new products.

Candidates must be university graduates, with a creative mind-set, and computer savvy.

Familiarity with local and international media trends with Radio, Advertising,Public Relations experience preferred.

  • Launch Value Added Services (VAS) for revenue enhancement and market intelligence
  • Complete tracking of industry developments and increasing penetration and operation delivery of existing services
  • Define strategies and road maps for products and services
  • Accountable in specifying, developing, launching and managing products
  • Develop offers and programs to drive demand/results for services in targeted industries
  • Manage teams of 30-40 people ensuring timeliness and accuracy of products.
Educational Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Marketing or Business Administration
  • Significant skills in project management and co-ordination
  • Human Resource Management skills will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in evaluating and implementing new technologies
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number, so as to reach us by 14th March 2011.

Kindly disclose your current or past salary. Failure to do so may disqualify your application.

How to apply

Click here to apply online

Reelforge Data Analyst

Reelforge seeks to recruit a Data Analyst to manage and analyze survey data.

S/he will also be responsible for conducting statistical analysis and prepare reports based on these analyses.

S/he will also be responsible for data archiving.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Manage datasets generated and other projects as requested
  • Liaise with researchers on type of analysis required
  • Provide summary statistics as requested
  • Run analysis as requested
  • Any other duties on data management and analysis as requested
Preferred Skills:
  • Diploma or Bsc in statistics, economics or related field
  • Excellent knowledge of SAS, Stata and MS Access
  • At least 1 years experience data management and analysis.
  • Experience in insight generation will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure and independently
  • Good interpersonal skills.
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number, so as to reach us by 14th March 2011.

Kindly disclose your current or past salary. Failure to do so may disqualify your application.

How to apply

Click here to apply online

Reelforge Account Manager

About this job

We are looking to recruit for the vacant position of an Account Manager for our organization.

The incumbent’s responsibility will be to create opportunities for revenue generation

Some of the core duties for this position will be:
  • Sourcing for clients
  • Making presentations to clients
  • Building strong client relationship
  • Sales document Preparation
  • Risk Management
Skills required:
  • Customer relationship management
  • Sales & marketing management
  • New business development
  • In depth knowledge of media monitoring solutions
  • Management of advertising and PR solutions
  • Project management
  • Financial management
  • Presentation skills
  • Source for new business for all Reelforge products
  • Have constant client visit and ensure reconciliation of reports between client/agency and media-houses
  • Management and innovation of analysis products
  • Hold regular meetings on RF products and provide regular feedback on the same.
  • Collect and integrate industry information into client analysis reports and share the same with team and management
  • Have regular meetings with operations and quality control departments on delivery and efficiency
  • upgrade ad hoc clients to contract clients
  • monitor competitor activities and give reports to management
  • Ensure clients are invoiced on time and any ad-hoc jobs are paid for.
  • Assist accounts in debt collection and report on outstanding debts
  • Handle client complaints that may arise from time to time within the department
  • Invite clients interested in RF services for orientation sessions and conduct them
  • Prepare reports and present findings on the results to clients for projects that you take on.
  • Service all clients that will personally assigned to you( answer to client queries, requests and follow up on invoicing)
  • Maintaining detailed recordings of client contact sessions
  • Improved sales and revenues
  • Timeliness of data to clients
  • Quality control- authenticated information to clients
  • Timely delivery of all reports
  • Establishment and maintenance of key client relationships
  • Handling of client queries and complaints
  • Debt collection
  • Knowledge transfer to other staff
  • Quality presentations
  • Contact reports etc
  • Degree in Commerce (Marketing Option) or related field.
  • Professional qualification e.g. MSK or CIM – Diploma
  • 2 – 3 years practical experience as an Account Manager
  • Experience in Advertising set up essential
  • Proven history of meeting and exceeding sales goals
Core Competencies
  • Knowledge & Skills
  • Behaviour & Attitude
  • Communication Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Selling skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Digital Signage Solutions
  • Customer Management
  • Basic Finance
  • Customer Oriented
  • Results oriented
  • Team player
  • Business Ethics
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone number, so as to reach us by 14th March 2011.

Kindly disclose your current or past salary. Failure to do so may disqualify your application.

How to apply

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telesales administration

Tradestar Kenya Limited is fast growing outsourcing organization situated in Thika town.

We are looking for someone who is confident, a great voice, enthusiastic manner to fill up the position of telesales administration who will work together with other functional managers to resolve sales and related issues on behalf of sales management.

The preferred person should have:

Education and experience:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business administration, international relations or commerce
  • Computer literate
  • A minimum of three years progressively responsible job related experience
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal with a clear neutral accent, active listening and Public relations
  • Courtesy, tact and ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Able to promote and initiate work processes and complete given assignments with minimum supervision and to possess a high sense of confidentiality and initiative
  • Excellent inter-personal skills; Reliable, enthusiastic, upbeat personality
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Email Reminders notices and summons to Customers
  • Deal with routine correspondence with regard to debt collection
  • Make payment reminder calls to customers
  • Maintaining a complete debt collection portfolio using the support framework designed
  • Initiate new calls to generate interest with prospective customers
  • Make quotes for new and existing customers
  • Ensures that client issues are dealt with in an efficient manner, informing the relevant manager in accounts, logistics of any problems that may arise.
If you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience to

P O Box 1251, 01000, Thika
Tel: 067-20147

Comprite Senior Software Developer

We are looking for a highly qualified, driven and business-aware software developer to join our team.

The position will require dedication, hard work and a willingness to invest in your own future.

You will be required to work closely with other software developers and will report directly to the CTO on the progress of the several development projects that are ongoing.

You will be expected to, among other things:

Institute and ensure compliance with best practice standards for:
  1. Code documentation
  2. Version control
  3. Back up
  4. Coordinate development projects, and wherever and whenever necessary do actual coding.
  • You must be proficient, in one or all of the following, in order of necessity:
  1. All Microsoft Technologies (.NET framework, VS 2008, SQL 2008)
  2. Java
  3. SOAP protocols / Web Service development / HTTPS setups.
  4. Networking
You must have demonstrated experience in working in one or more of the above, and be able to showcase or provide ample evidence of your skills.

You must be able and willing to travel, and provide expert input and advice on any or all of the above issues.

You must possess excellent writing and communication skills, and have an entrepreneurial spirit.

If you’re interested in this job, send us your resume, with a cover letter letting us know why you’re the best person for the Job.


Only candidates who fit our exact specifications will be contacted.

Sr Monitoring & Evaluation and Research Specialist

About Us

Established in 1971, Futures Group develops and delivers innovative, locally relevant, evidence-based solutions to improve the health and well-being of people around the world. We assist governmental and non-governmental agencies, foundations, and the private sector by designing, implementing and evaluating programs in HIV, sexual and reproductive health, population and family planning, maternal and child health, infectious diseases, and gender. Futures Group has deep expertise in policy and advocacy, civil society mobilization, research and strategic information, health markets and private sector engagement, modeling and economic analysis, patient monitoring and management/HMIS, strategic consulting, and program management.

Project Summary

Futures Group is recruiting for an upcoming project on civil society strengthening in Vietnam. The project will build capacity of civil society organizations to provide HIV prevention programs for the most-at-risk populations (MARPs) and community-based services for people living with or affected by HIV, as well as engage in policy dialogue and advocacy. The successful applicant will be based at the Futures Group’s project office in Hanoi. This position is dependent on successful application for funding.

Position Summary

Futures Group is seeking a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and Research Specialist. This is a full-time position based in Vietnam.

Key Responsibilities

• Ensure monitoring of community-based prevention and care programs implemented by local civil society partners
• Build the capacity of local partners to collect, analyze, use, and report data
• Provide technical support for the use of M&E data and information in project planning and implementation
• Contribute to evaluation research on best practices for HIV prevention for MARPs and models of community- and home-base care for people living with or affected by HIV
• Design and implement the project’s performance monitoring plan (PMP)


• Masters-level degree in evaluation, public health, or another relevant discipline
• 7+ years of M&E experience, including sound understanding of indicators, data collection methodology, data quality issues; ability to develop indicators and data collection tools and assess data quality
• Knowledge of and interest in HIV prevention and community- and home-based care in Vietnam
• Demonstrated experience in providing technical assistance and capacity building to local civil society organizations with varied skill levels
• Experience in strengthening the demand for data and facilitating the use of information in the decisionmaking process at different levels
• Strong written and verbal communication skills in English required
• Knowledge of PEPFAR, Global Fund, and other HIV indicators and reporting systems
• Experience working with/for international donors, preferably USAID
• Preference will be given to local nationals
How to apply
All applications for this position should be submitted online at via the Careers page. Futures Group provides equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.

Commodities Manager: PSNP/Title II Non-Emergency Development Program (MYAP) - Ethiopia

Throughout our 25-year history, International Medical Corps has worked in more than 50 countries in the most challenging emergency, post-conflict, and development environments. In all of our programs, we address nutrition and food security with community members to effectively build local capacity. We incorporate nutrition education into our water and sanitation projects, implement growth monitoring and malnutrition screenings at the primary health care level and work directly with local providers to ensure that healthy nutrition and food security practices will be incorporated long-term. We also collaborate with local government and civil society to improve their ability to provide a range of nutrition and food security activities to promote sustainable, healthy growth.

International Medical Corps, on behalf of C-SHIFT (Consortium for Sustainable Household Integrated Food security and nutritional Transformation), is seeking Commodities Manager candidates who are interested in being considered for a new results-oriented Title II food security and nutritional security program in Ethiopia under the Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP). The Commodities Manager will provide leadership, technical guidance, and oversight for the commodities related aspects of this program’s long-term, sustainable interventions with the aim of reversing chronic food insecurity and preventing asset depletion for food insecure households.


• Design and provide technical and direct management to the food/commodities teams operating under the C-SHIFT consortium
• Manage the food distribution team including oversight of monitors, to verify that food and non-food distributions occur according to USAID and International Medical Corps standards
• Coordinate with other sectors on the implementation of the C-SHIFT food aid program, including agricultural, nutrition, MCH, HIV/AIDS, M&E and logistical staff
• Provide accountability for all activities related to food aid and commodities
• Coordinate and liaise with counterparts and agencies in implementation of the C-SHIFT food interventions and to solve operational problems in an appropriate and timely manner
• Develop capacity building and training of staff and implement training activities consistent with the needs of the staff and the program
• Ensure that woreda requirements of manpower, food, equipment and supplies are provided in a timely manner


• A degree in Business, Economics, Management, Administration or other related fields; advanced degree is preferred
• 10+ years of demonstrated international development experience, with a focus in food security and nutrition
• 7+ years of management experience, with strong commodities and food aid expertise
• Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with local governments and international agencies
• Solid experience working on Title II non-emergency development programs (e.g. MYAP) and knowledge of Food For Peace requirements
• Prior successful experience managing commodities for USAID funded projects
• Competent in MS Excel, word processing, Power Point
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency in English is required; Applicants with experience in Ethiopia will receive preference
How to apply
To officially begin the application process, please visit our website at and complete the online employment application form found under the tab “Work with Us”. Find your desired position and complete the application by clicking on the title position.

Water/Civil Engineer Program Manager International Rescue Committee (IRC)

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

The IRC launched a Governance and Rights program in February 2011, which builds on the results of the Protection/Rule of Law program of the past three years, working to strengthen community-based systems to make decisions, manage resources and diffuse conflict. A community-driven reconstruction approach is central to this program, which focuses on bringing communities together to decide what their collective needs and priorities are, and allowing them to manage the construction of small scale community infrastructure. It will reinforce public institutions and promote good governance by working through elected village chiefs and legally mandated village councils.

The Water/Civil Engineer Program Manager will be responsible for overseeing IRC’s construction and rehabilitation activities in Nana Gribizi and Ouham Pende prefectures of CAR. These activities will focus on infrastructures related to primary health care programs (health centers and community treatment centers), school facilities, and ground-water systems. The activities and projects that the position oversees involve both direct implementation and supporting implementation by communities through consulting engineers and contractors. The post, therefore, involves ensuring that design, construction and field supervision are conducted to a high professional standard by IRC employees and the private contractors.

The position reports to the Governance and Rights Coordinator

Program management:
• Supervise the design (directly or contracted) of infrastructures that are adapted to population needs and context and match international and national norms and standards.
• Support communities to establish and oversee implementation of systems for controlling the quality of supplied construction materials; closely monitoring market prices; tracking works progress against work plans, and controlling the quality of the final construction outputs.
• Support communities to manage, in a strategic manner, construction/rehabilitation budgets and/or budget components to ensure an appropriate and efficient use of resources in the area of operation.
• Oversee implementation of grants and reporting systems and management of budgets, including budget forecasting, development of spending and work plans and indicator tracking sheets related to construction activities
• Support communities to ensure that bidding process are done in a in a consistent and transparent manner

Contractors management:
• Oversee the engagement of independent contractors for construction projects under governance and rights programming
• Ensure proper provisional and final handover of infrastructure from IRC or the contractors to both the communities and the local authorities.

• Work closely with the Roving Governance Manager to ensure an integrated program approach and design as well as joint response to challenges to meeting the Governance and Rights program objectives in both Nana Gribizi and Ouham Pende prefectures
• Liaise regularly with the Governance and Rights Coordinator and the Field Coordinator to provide updates on the program, discuss emerging challenges, and collaborate on the design of new programs or changes to existing programs.

HR management:
• Manage the IRC construction team; provide leadership and supervision.
• Actively promote staff development, conducting mainly on-the-job trainings with a view towards promoting high performing national staff to managerial positions.
• Write job descriptions; establish hiring criteria for project staff, interview and select staff as needed.
• Actively manage performance of construction team staff, including setting yearly objectives for each staff member and providing them with informal semi-annual review and formal annual performance review based on these objectives.
• Limit, identify, document and dismiss staff involved in fraud and corruption.

• Produce monthly reports and provide direct strategic advice to the Governance and Rights Coordinator, Field Coordinator and Country Director, so as to adjust the programmatic priorities and implementation modalities as necessary.
• Contribute to the production of required reports for donors, in collaboration with the Governance and Rights Coordinator and Grants Manager as required

• Degree or equivalent experience in engineering or construction.
• 2+ years of construction site management and/or engineering experience, preferably in an international setting and/or in Africa.
• Water and sanitation engineering/construction experience.
• Ability to work independently while being a strong team player.
• Ability to work well under unstable security, administrative, and programmatic pressures.
• Ability to manage a team and to show flexibility (balance between quality of the construction and respect of community decision making process)
• Advanced knowledge of usual desktop software such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.
• Knowledge of engineering / drafting related software is preferable

The Roving Construction Manager will be based in Bocaranga but will spend approximately 50% of his/her time in Kaga Bandoro. This is a long term unaccompanied position.
How to apply
Please apply online: or .

Chief of Party: PSNP/Title II Non-Emergency Development Program (MYAP) - Ethiopia

Throughout our 25-year history, International Medical Corps has worked in more than 50 countries in the most challenging emergency, post-conflict, and development environments. In all of our programs, we address nutrition and food security with community members to effectively build local capacity. We incorporate nutrition education into our water and sanitation projects, implement growth monitoring and malnutrition screenings at the primary health care level and work directly with local providers to ensure that healthy nutrition and food security practices will be incorporated long-term. We also collaborate with local government and civil society to improve their ability to provide a range of nutrition and food security activities to promote sustainable, healthy growth.
International Medical Corps, on behalf of C-SHIFT (Consortium for Sustainable Household Integrated Food security and nutritional Transformation), is seeking Chief of Party candidates who are interested in being considered for a new results-oriented Title II food security and nutritional security program in Ethiopia under the Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP). The Chief of Party will provide overall management leadership, technical guidance, and comprehensive support for this program’s long-term, sustainable interventions with the aim of reversing chronic food insecurity and preventing asset depletion for food insecure households.

• Serve as the Consortium’s primary representative with USAID, Government of Ethiopia, partners, and other stakeholders
• Provide overall management and operational leadership in the implementation of an integrated program which addresses the proper formulation, design and implementation of a multi-sector program framework
• Provide accountability for all activities under the scope of this program including all financial, food commodity and operational aspects, as well as accountability to PSNP beneficiaries through the assurance of timely food transfers
• Assure consortium’s strict adherence to deliverable strategies (e.g. Performance Monitoring Plan), local government requirements (Program Implementation Manual), and environmental requirements (e.g. Environmental Mitigation Plan)
• Serve as the manager and coordinator of a large Ethiopian national team of agricultural, nutrition, MCH, HIV/AIDS, M&E and logistical staff
• Liaise with field-based program staff in the Oromia and Amhara Regions and other stakeholders including regional, zonal and woreda level with government partner agencies, local institutions and communities

• An advanced degree is required
• 15+ years of demonstrated international development experience, with a focus in food security and nutrition
• 10+ years of international project management experience, with strong financial and personnel management expertise
• Proven ability to develop and maintain relationships with local governments and international agencies
• Solid experience working on Title II non-emergency development programs (e.g. MYAP) and knowledge of Food For Peace requirements
• Prior successful experience managing USAID funded projects

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency in English is required; Applicants with experience in Ethiopia will receive preference
How to apply
To officially begin the application process, please visit our website at and complete the online employment application form found under the tab “Work with Us”. Find your desired position and complete the application by clicking on the title position.

Program Coordinator - Easter Region International Medical Corps (IMC)

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through
health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

The primary function of the Program Coordinator is to directly oversee the implementation of program activities inclusive of; supervision of staff, day to day administration of overall programs.

1. Program Management
- Work closely with the field teams to determine the operational needs of the program within the scope of the grants
- Analyze data gathered and propose alternative strategies of program implementation
- Compile monthly and quarterly reports, ensuring statistics are correct and on time
- Implement and maintain prescribed reporting systems to monitor and evaluate the objectives, indicators and outcomes of the country programs
- Contribute to production of proposals for new projects
- Work with field teams and logistics to procure program supplies within program budgets
- Regularly update country office on progression of programs as per protocol
- Compile program and donor reports and assists with development of future programs as needed
- Liaise closely with local authorities, donor and partner agencies to ensure program compliance with donor policies and regulations and complementary with other agencies’ efforts
- Maintain flexibility to take on added responsibility as and when needed
- Coordinate activities and information sharing between IMC Afghanistan and with IMC Pakistan on issues affecting returns implementation
- Coordinate activities with other international implementers and UN authorities to leverage donor funds and effectiveness of assistance

2. Representation
- Attend coordination meetings which are relevant to country programs
- Represent the organization at task force meetings, assessment missions, camp coordination meetings, UN coordination meetings, INGO coordination meetings as appropriate
- Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organizations Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors

3. Human Resources Management
- Supervise staff to ensure their smooth and effective operations
- Assist in the selection and training of qualified program staff and recommend promotions, disciplinary action and termination of staff in consultation with the Medical Director, Country Director and Finance Director
- Ensure compliance to local labor laws including working hours
- Maintain open lines of communications with all field staff

4. Training/ Capacity Building
- Determine training needs for subordinate staff
- Train national staff to increase their responsibilities in order to build capacity and ensure sustainability of programs
- Advocate and plan for professional development for all subordinate staff

5. Working Relationships
- Maintain frequent communication with the Country Director and Medical Director to ensure program activities and objectives are communicated
- Work with Logistics staff to ensure the coordination of programs supplies are within budgeted targets
- Attend coordination meetings which are relevant to country activities
- Interface with national government and relevant agencies as necessary

6. Security
- Ensures application and compliance of security protocols and policies

- Master’s degree in Public Health, International Development and/or in a relevant field of study
- Three years experience in program design and evaluation, of which at least one year in developing countries or resource deprived environment
- Exposure to supervisory experience
- Familiarity with International humanitarian operations, coordination structures, and the mandates of donors, UN agencies, and other NGOs
- Cross-cultural awareness and insight into Health care issues
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions with limited supervision
- Extremely flexible, and have the Ability to cope with stressful situations and frustrations
- Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively
- Creative and able to work with limited resources
- Team player and strong communication skills, both oral and written
- Proficient in computer applications, especially with MS Word and MS Excel, MS PowerPoint a plus
- Previous experience within the region a plus

- Ability to read, write, analyze and interpret, technical and non-technical in the English language.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, senior government and other related regional players

- Accommodation, food and transportation provided by the organization
- Medical Evacuation service and competitive benefits provided by the organization
- Further information regarding security and situation on the field available during the interview process
How to apply
To officially begin the application process, please visit our website at and complete the online employment application form found under the tab “Work with Us”. Find your desired position and complete the application by clicking on the title position.

Protection Manager International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Location information: South Sudan

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

South Sudan is emerging from decades of brutal civil war rooted in disputes over religion, ethnicity, resources, governance and self-determination. The 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement ushered in an era of post-conflict development efforts which are taking on new dimensions following the January 2011 referendum on secession. The security situation remains fragile and testing operational challenges abound.

The Protection Manager will oversee the protection monitoring program and protection mainstreaming programming in five states of South Sudan. In this capacity, the Protection Manager will be responsible for day-to-day supervision and oversight of village assessments, monitoring teams, training teams, budget usage, administration and implementation of all protection projects and activities.

The Protection Manager will report to the Protection Coordinator. The Protection Manager will manage staff in Juba and four field locations. Duties shall include:
• Create and execute a work plan, spending plan and related systems to ensure that project deadlines are met and targets achieved.
• Supervise and support the national staff protection monitoring teams to complete village assessments, focus group discussions and individual interviews focused on protection concerns.
• Supervise and support the national staff training teams to deliver community-level human rights trainings, human rights trainings for local government officials and partners, and establish and support community-level protection committees.
• Provide leadership, guidance, and support to national staff through regular supervision and feedback on performance.
• Build the capacity of national staff to improve their range of capabilities related to the protection program and its activities.
• Process, compile, and submit Village Assessment Forms, protection summaries, and analytical protection reports in a timely manner.
• Ensure that monitoring visits respect principles of confidentiality of interviewees and that all incidents reported to IRC are handled with due regard to protection principles.
• Liaise with UNHCR and other partners, particularly through the protection cluster, to disseminate findings and identify additional support for communities to address needs highlighted during return monitoring.
• Provide concrete recommendations on areas of service provision and intervention for governments, humanitarian agencies and donors, based on community-identified needs.
• Represent IRC in relevant coordination forums to share information and advocate on protection concerns identified through monitoring.
• Establish relationships with other NGOs, international organizations, government offices, and local NGOs/CBOs, particularly those working in protection.
• Other relevant duties as assigned

• Masters degree in Law, International Law, Human Rights or International Affairs preferred
• Minimum of three years of professional experience in project implementation in developing countries, preferably in the East Africa region
• Strong understanding of protection principles and likely protection concerns arising in the South Sudan context
• Management experience in a cross-cultural environment required
• Ability to work under pressure and without daily supervision
• Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
• Demonstrated analytical skills and report writing experience required
• Demonstrated training and facilitation experience
• Willingness to frequently travel to – and stay overnight in – field locations, including occasionally in villages without electricity, running water, mobile phone network or internet.

Security: The security level is yellow. Major concerns are common criminality, presence of armed troops, tribal violence.
Housing: The position is based in Juba. Lodging is a private bedroom in a shared guest house – with electricity, internet and cable TV. Food is the individual’s responsibility.
There will be significant overnight travel in all geographic areas of implementation where conditions are more basic. In Northern Bahr el Ghazal State the housing in the IRC compound is in an individual one-room hut with access to separate latrine and shower facilities – the compound does have electricity, internet and cable TV.
In addition, there will be occasional nights in villages without electricity, running water, mobile phone network or internet.
Communication: Satellite phones, which work everywhere, are used in locations without any other communication mechanism. Field radios are also in use in some sites.
How to apply
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