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Agricultural Specialist Job at U.S. Embassy to Kenya

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Agricultural Specialist Job at U.S. Embassy to Kenya

Agricultural Specialist Job at U.S. Embassy to Kenya… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at U.S. Embassy to Kenya.

Descriptions

The U.S. Embassy to Kenya opened in 1964. Through sixteen Ambassadors since then, the Embassy has enriched the ties between the American and Kenyan people and served the needs of Americans in and around this East African hub. Chief among the U.S. Mission’s goals are fostering the development of a sound Kenyan economy, strengthening the institutions of Kenyan democracy, helping to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, and promoting U.S./Kenyan business ties.

Responsibilities:

  • Representing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) in Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Malawi.
  • Monitors, analyze and prepares highly specialized reports on agricultural, marketing and trade policy developments for assigned agricultural commodities.
  • Working with U.S. and host country government agencies and industries to resolve trade complaints, issues of non-compliance with host country import regulations, and administering market development programs.
  • Develops and maintains key professional and social relationships (mid-to-high levels) to exchange information and gain cooperation on substantive trade and agricultural policy matters.

Qualifications:

  • Education Bachelors Degree In Agricultural Economics Bachelors Degree In Agricultural Marketing
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics, Food and Agricultural Marketing, Agriculture, Agribusiness, or International Trade.
  • Minimum five years of work experience in one or more fields of agricultural economics, agricultural policy, commodity trade, and marketing analysis/research that includes extensive analysis and report writing on complex subjects.
  • Use of FAS specialized software and data analysis programs.
  • Must be knowledgeable in analyzing agricultural production, global agricultural trade concepts, and economic supply/demand concepts.

How to Apply

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Application Deadline: 31st January 2022.

Operations Assistant Job at Co-Impact

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Operations Assistant Job at Co-Impact

Operations Assistant Job at Co-Impact… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Co-Impact.

Descriptions;

Impact is a global philanthropic collaborative that supports locally rooted coalitions in the Global South to transform underlying systems and achieve impact at scale, with a core focus on advancing intersectional gender equality and women’s leadership.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the HR function with coordination of recruitment of new positions;
  • Coordinating the onboarding of new team members, including but not limited to working with the EORs to ensure all paperwork is received and processed in due time, proper technology is procured and setup, welcoming and other onboarding orientations are set up, etc.
  • Assisting with projects related to the organization’s people- and culture-related projects.
  • Dedicated calendar management for the Operations team and other senior members of the Co-Impact team, including scheduling and confirming meetings, reserving meeting rooms, and preparing relevant materials.
  • Partnering with Administrative team in supporting complex scheduling for other members of the team.
  • Arranging often complex travel itineraries, including reserving airline tickets and hotels, coordinating trips with other travelers, and compiling and submitting visa applications.
  • Handling expense reporting for senior members of the team.
  • Managing the logistics for various projects and special events.
  • Managing, tracking, and replying to web portal inquiries; screening incoming correspondence, elevating to appropriate team members and drafting routine project correspondence.
  • Gathering and organizing briefing materials in advance of meetings as requested.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or greater than two years of relevant experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in HR support preferred.
  • Experience with complex global scheduling.
  • Ability to seamlessly and diplomatically interact with a wide range of donors, external partners, co-workers, and the general public.
  • Willingness to collaborate and contribute where the team needs help. Thrives in fostering an environment that promotes shared communications, efforts, and results.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to using other software tools (project management software, database software, contact management systems, etc.) for managing a range of operational processes.
  • Proficiency in technology, including Microsoft Office and Google Suite products, Slack, Zoom, cloud storage platforms, etc. Experience with Salesforce a plus. Comfort in learning and using new digital tools and supporting others in using such tools.

How to Apply

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Application Deadline: 3rd February 2022.

Software Technician Job at Kenya Wine Agencies Limited

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Software Technician Job at Kenya Wine Agencies Limited

Software Technician Job at Kenya Wine Agencies Limited… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Kenya Wine Agencies Limited.

Descriptions;

Kenya Wine Agencies Limited (KWAL) is the leading manufacturer and distributor of wines and spirits in Kenya , Eastern and Central Africa region.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an updated inventory of all plant controls, PLCS and HMI’s, Drives, programming language, programming language, Ethernet addresses and communication cables.
  • Ensure that all the machine software backups are safely stored in the designated server location.
  • Manage access to software systems through password protection and version control software available.
  • Coordinate maintenance and update of machine software, electronics and controls

Problem Solving

  • Manage the implementation of modifications on automation, controls and software, conducting the acceptance test and documenting the modifications.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot all PLC, Drives and Control systems in the Plant
  • Rewrite and test multiple machine PLC code and automation for safety, operability, reliability and ease of trouble shooting.
  • Work with OEM to develop platform for controls and data acquisition of plant machinery system.
  • Edit HMI screens to aid in engineering and production tasks.
  • Assist maintenance teams on the breakdowns to minimize downtime.
  • Perform regular inspections of software systems status and spares to identify defects and replacements.
  • Determining machine automation test criteria before the final installation
  • Overseeing the successful installation of PLC programs in all new machines.
  • Developing and installing machine programs using automation software and custom coding languages.
  • Ensure update information for all control and software drawing and manuals for all machines.
  • Lead the fault-finding on electronic, software, automation and control systems by building a comprehensive knowledge base on complex equipment and liaising with original equipment suppliers to provide support.
  • Coordinate maintenance of plant SCADA system in conjunction with IT.
  • Assist production personnel with data acquisition and reporting during fault-finding exercises.
  • Monitor equipment/process quality performance and availability and document downtime events, duration and reasons.
  • Adhere to all relevant policies, procedures, work instruction and SOPs at all times including risk, health and safety procedures and statutory requirements.

Requirements:

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Diploma in Electronics Engineering or Diploma in Instrumentation, Automation and Controls
  • At least five (5) years of experience in Automation and Controls maintenance within a manufacturing organization.
  • Experience in a FMCG organization.

How to Apply

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Application Deadline: 25th January 2022.

Senior Expert (Utility Partnerships) Job at Water.org

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Senior Expert (Utility Partnerships) Job at Water.org

Senior Expert (Utility Partnerships) Job at Water.org… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Water.org.

Descriptions

Water.org is a non-profit organization that has transformed thousands of communities in Africa, South Asia, and  Central America by providing access to safe water and sanitation over the past twenty-one years. Founded by Matt Damon and Gary White, Water.org works with local partners to deliver innovative solutions for long-term success.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development, execution, and sustained growth of key partnerships and priorities for impact across the region, as requested. Key activities include, but are not limited to.
  • Lead strategy development at the regional and country-specific levels and assist with development of programmatic roadmaps, workplans and budgets.
  • Oversee regional landscaping of the service provider sector, identifying opportunities for Water.org to enter the market with the right services.
  • Bring a business development mindset and approach to engaging with the service provider sector to enable ongoing identification of opportunities for Water.org to enter and stimulate the market.
  • Lead the development of a compelling and influential business case for Water.org’s services to investors and development organizations
  • Establish and maintain a strong position for Water.org’s influence and visibility across the Africa region,
  • Ensure Water.org is effectively leveraging, collaborating, and adding value to the WSS and Finance sectors’ ecosystem of actors and policies.
  • Strengthen Water.org’s efforts to mobilize investment in WSS through the deployment of new resources and larger amounts of capital, ensuring new service provision of water and sanitation reaches low-income communities and households.
  • Support the execution of the service provider regional strategy, overseeing establishment of new partnerships, program design and development, and programmatic execution.
  • Accountable for successful delivery of technical assistance to service provider partners and / or sector associations, ensuring the ongoing viability of their water and sanitation lending services and sustainability.
  • Oversee compliance to established Water.org monitoring & evaluation practices.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, commerce, business administration, water engineering or management, or related fields; Additional relevant certifications in accounting or finance are an added advantage. Trainings and coursework will also be considered.
  • Deep understanding of the financing environment supporting the achievement of SDG 6 goals:
  • At least 6 years of proven professional experience, leading investment projects with water and sanitation service providers in Africa, with increasing levels of experience and responsibility.
  • Experience with infrastructure financing strongly preferred.
  • Experience working in East Africa and knowledge across the broader Africa continent desired.
  • Knowledge of relevant computer applications and ability to integrate technology into office and partnership activities.

How to Apply

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Application Deadline: 31st January 2022.

Search Engine Optimization Specialist Job at Fiberlink Limited

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Search Engine Optimization Specialist Job at Fiberlink Limited

Search Engine Optimization Specialist Job at Fiberlink Limited… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Fiberlink Limited.

Descriptions;

We are a leading Internet Provider, ICT service, and software provider in Nairobi, Kenya. We offer complete end-to-end IT and communication solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the implementation of a large-scale content strategy
  • Creation & optimisation of content
  • Management of content in the CMS; publishing and editing content
  • Test different content approaches & formats
  • Create content campaigns that generate both traffic & backlinks
  • Run organic campaigns end to end
  • Measure the impact of your tests and scaling the successes
  • Identify new content topics relevant to our audience through keyword/audience research
  • Maintaining technical SEO performance as we grow the site
  • Conduct regular audits of technical performance
  • Plan and implementation of technical SEO improvements with the support of our product team
  • Be an advocate for SEO and SEO best practices at Fiberlink
  • Provide organization-wide education and support for SEO, collaborating with the rest of the team to develop and deliver a consistent measurement framework globally
  • Understand and communicate SEO landscape and the latest trends and innovations in search both globally and locally

Desired skills:

  • You have a proven track record in an SEO role
  • You are a self-starter with an entrepreneurial and growth mindset
  • You are driven and results orientated
  • You’re happy to be hands-on optimizing our pages, whether it’s refining our metadata, or rewriting a content piece to improve SEO
  • You’re Passionate about SEO & growth marketing

How to Apply

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Application Deadline: 31st January 2022.

IFRS 17 Actuarial Specialist Job at Jubilee Insurance

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IFRS 17 Actuarial Specialist Job at Jubilee Insurance

IFRS 17 Actuarial Specialist Job at Jubilee Insurance… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Jubilee Insurance.

Descriptions

Jubilee Insurance was established in August 1937, as the first locally incorporated Insurance Company based in Mombasa in 1937. Jubilee Insurance has spread its sphere of influence throughout the region to become the largest Composite insurer in East Africa, handling Life, Pensions, general and Medical insurance.

Competencies:

  • Visionary Leadership
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Market Awareness
  • Team Spirit
  • Customer Focus
  • Ownership and Commitment
  • Continuous Innovation

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or any other related field.
  • Professional Actuarial Examinations Qualification is required (Complete or nearly complete)
  • Accounting Qualification will also be an added advantage

Relevant Experience:

Minimum of five years relevant experience, two of which are in a supervisory role.

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]

Use the title of the position as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 19th January 2022.

Senior Content Publishing Manager Job at Microsoft

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Senior Content Publishing Manager Job at Microsoft

Senior Content Publishing Manager Job at Microsoft… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Microsoft.

Descriptions

Microsoft Corporation (commonly referred to as Microsoft or MS) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a diverse team with deep technical skills to provide documentation for multiple Identity features and technologies.
  • Create an inclusive work environment where every employee can effectively communicate, engage, and be a contributing member to the team to drive initiatives that provide exceptional customer experiences.
  • Promote cross-team collaboration.
  • Work with geographically dispersed teams and partners.
  • Oversee monthly sprint deliverables and provide updates to business partners.
  • Provide ongoing feedback that helps direct reports learn, grow, and develop to achieve career goals and aspirations.
  • Create and apply objectives and key results (OKRs) to support the team and organization’s primary business objectives.
  • Coach and mentor others in planning, organizing, and coordinating work.
  • Identify opportunities to improve our customers’ experiences (process, tools, technology).
  • Maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders across engineering, marketing, customer experience and partnerships, support, and other partner teams.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications;

  • 5+ years of excellent technical writing, training, communication, and project management. Writing experience may include blogs, articles, internal or external customer/community user documentation, other customer-facing content, and training.
  • 5+ years people management or team lead experience in customer support, content development, program management, or technical training disciplines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience at gathering customer requirements and prioritizing across multiple deliverables.
  • Proven project management, organization, and planning skills, including track record of delivering great results under tight deadlines.
  • Strong affinity for cross-group collaboration, negotiation, and organization skills.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, System Administration, Technical Communications, or a related field, or equivalent industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years Cloud industry experience.
  • At least five years of technical writing experience in a software company, writing professional customer-facing documentation or training.
  • Background as an IT administrator, DevOps, or other related profession is helpful.
  • Experience working in GitHub and Markdown language.
  • Experience with Azure Active Directory and other Azure services.

Successful candidate competencies;

  • Experienced people manager of diverse and inclusive teams with strong people development skills.
  • Experience reporting to a manager who is remote and working with groups in different time zones.

How to Apply

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Application Deadline: 31st January 2022.

CIC Life Agency Managers Job at CIC Insurance

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CIC Life Agency Managers Job at CIC Insurance

CIC Life Agency Managers Job at CIC Insurance… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at CIC Insurance.

Descriptions;

CIC Insurance Group Limited, commonly referred to as CIC Group, is an insurance and investment group that operates mainly in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, and Malawi.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment, selection and retention of productive Unit Managers and Financial Advisors.
  • Conducting training on company products, processes, sales and soft skills to achieve results.
  • Conduct Field Training with Unit Managers and Financial Advisors to ensure hands-on approach to sales;
  • Performance management and supervision to drive sales across all product lines and meet targets.
  • Provide one-to-one coaching, mentoring and motivation to agency members and ensure that they effectively implement strategies and agreed to action plans.
  • Market segmentation and opening of markets for financial advisors to secure business.
  • Providing effective customer service to both prospective and existing customers.
  • Preparing sales and other management reports as required from time to time.
  • Identify and open pay points for the agency and monitor the sales growth in these markets.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Diploma in a business-related course. A Bachelor’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Must have a valid IRA License for the current year.
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience within the financial services industry.
  • Relevant professional qualifications in Certificate of Proficiency in Insurance – COP/ECOP.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply

Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]

Note: Use the Job Title (Agency Manager) and Branch (Nairobi, Nyeri, Kitale, Machakos or Eldoret) as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline: 31st January 2022.

Senior Business Development Coordinator Job at Plan International

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Senior Business Development Coordinator Job at Plan International

Senior Business Development Coordinator Job at Plan International… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Plan International.

Descriptions

Plan International was founded over 75 years ago with a mission to promote and protect the rights of children. The organization was set up by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and refugee worker Eric Muggeridge in 1937, with the original aim to provide food, accommodation and education to children whose lives had been disrupted by the Spanish Civil War.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and develop concept notes and other proposal write ups including proposals;
  • Monitor, document and highlight new business development to ensure that Plan Kenya is abreast of new opportunities in line with Plan Kenya’s strategic focus;
  • Lead in strategic repositioning and build strategic partnerships for new resource mobilization and program development
  • Build a network of professional business contacts within Plan’s industry including negotiating partnership teaming arrangements, related budgets and other institutional arrangements with partners;
  • As delegated and under the direction of the Head of Business Development and Partnerships, represent Plan Kenya to donors and partners in line with the an agreed upon Country office response plan;
  • Attend forums and meetings (including Skype calls) with/or on behalf of the Head of Business Development and Partnerships to represent Plan that will advance its interests to improve its resource base;
  • Support to mobilize and setup network meetings between Plan Kenya, its partners, donors and other interested parties.
  • Develop Fund Agreement Documents and monitor to ensure contracting is finalized between National Offices (NOs) and Plan Kenya;
  • As part of hand over processes, support in setting up new project start up workshops with the program team and designated project staff and other Plan International key staff.
  • Participate in regular team meetings and contribute to the overall smooth operation of the department.
  • Support in the development of training materials for staff on Business Development and mentor staff in proposal development as needed;

Qualifications/ experience essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree equivalent practical experience, in interdisciplinary areas within human rights, international development and program leadership;
  • 5 years of demonstrable and relevant experience in managing multilateral and bilateral donor-funded grants/contracts and other fund sources;
  • Experience in private sector engagement will be an added advantage;
  • Proven experience in proposal writing, concept development, and business cases;
  • Understanding of multiple donor policies and procedures particularly ECHO, OFDA, Global Affairs Canada, SIDA, DFID, USAID, EC and UN Agencies;
  • Proven ability to develop, drive and support end to end business development processes;
  • Good understanding of gender equality programs and meaningful child participation;
  • Knowledge of development challenges and contexts in Kenya, in particular in child rights, girl’s rights and child protection;
  • Proficient computer skills and use of relevant desktop applications and internal systems

How to Apply

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Application Deadline: 31st January 2022.

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