Thursday, 11 September 2014

Senior Project Manager Careers at Datum Recruitment Services in Kenya

Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Job Reference Code: REQ-0997

Employer: Datum Recruitment Services

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Application Deadline: 31st Oct 2014

Job Description:

Reporting to the Global Services Manager, the Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating projects according to predetermined timelines and budgets. Building and managing project team, reporting to the Program Manager (if applicable) or the Global Services
Manager and ensuring quality control throughout project life cycles are central to this position.
The role is full-time, work hours will vary based on the time zones and projects globally.
Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Key stakeholder relationships and linkages (where appropriate) - Internal:
• Sales and business development
• Marketing,
• Development,
• Customer Service,
• Executive Team


• 3rd Party Vendors/Partners
• Industry Consultants
• Consumer Marketing / Products
• Key Customers

Key Results Areas (major responsibilities)

Immediate Responsibilities include:

Manage project development from initiation to closure
Be accountable for project results with project sponsor
Work with project sponsors and stakeholders to complete the project charter outlining the scope, goals, deliverables, required resources, budget and timing
Complete work breakdown structures to estimate effort required for each task
Provide a project schedule to identify when each task will be performed
Clearly communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders
Act as a mediator between stakeholders and team members
Resolve any issues and solve problems throughout the project lifecycle
Effectively manage the project scope by ensuring any changes to scope are documented and approved with project change requests.
Determine if external consultants or contractors will be required to complete the project plan. If required, recruit and manage appropriate staff resources.
Track and report on project milestones and provide status reports to the sponsor.
Lead coach and motivate project team members on a proactive basis.
Determine how results will be measured and complete a post-project evaluation to determine how well results were achieved
Develop tools and best practices for project management and execution
Ensure all project documents are safely archived following project completion.

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Application Instructions:

Key Skills:
University degree
Minimum 5 Years work experience in project management
PMI certification
Nationality: Kenyan
Familiarity with project management tools, Microsoft Project, etc
Demonstrated leadership managing people
Experienced working in a team-orientated, collaborative environment
Strategic operational and technical management skills
Ability to rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities
Ability to travel
Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving, and analytical skills
Ability to elicit cooperation from senior management and other departments

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Parents Teacher Association Training Consultant Job at Windle Trust Kenya (WTK)

Windle Trust Kenya (WTK) is recruiting a Parents Teacher Association Training Consultant

Deadline: 1st September 2014

Terms: This is a fulltime position

Duties: Development of PTA training materials and modules; Training design and delivery; Trainees monitoring plan design and delivery; Reporting on the progress and results of the training

Education: Degree in social sciences, psychology, education or other related field. Masters will be an added advantage.

Experience: Experience working in project locations (Dadaab, Fafi, Wajir South, Turkana West and Kakuma)

How to Apply:

Please submit a current CV and an expression of interest detailing qualifications and experience by email to quoting Reference: PTA Consultant

Insurance Underwriter Job in Kenya

Insurance Underwriter urgent wanted in Kenya

Deadline: 5th September 2014

Terms: This is a fulltime position

Duties: Prepare quotations in a timely manner to assist in business acquisition; Prepare policy documents and communicate with agents/brokers/clients on confirmation of receipt of policy documents, endorsements and other policy related documentation; Prepare, dispatch and follow up of renewal business to ensure retention; Maintain effective business relationships to ensure effective delivery of service; Signing of accountable documents within the authority limit as per the agreed and give them legal effect.

Education: IIK/CII Diploma in insurance

Experience: 3-5 years relevant work experience in underwriting in a general insurance company

How to Apply:

If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to:

Coordinator Job in Kenya Beyond Zero Campaign

Beyond Zero Campaign is looking for a  Coordinator  in Kenya

Deadline: 5th September 2014

Terms: This is a fulltime position

Duties: Execute the work-plan of the National Steering Committee, chaired by the Cabinet Secretary of Health that is responsible for mobilizing and catalyzing partnerships to deliver on HIV control, maternal and child health in Kenya.

Education: Master’s degree in public health, social sciences, law, gender studies or other development-related field

Experience: Minimum of 10 years of professional and relevant working experience in advancing HIV/AIDS control, maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health, gender equality or social justice issues; Minimum 5 years senior management experience

How to Apply:

If you fulfill the above requirements, you are invited to apply by submitting an application together with an up to date CV to the address provided below.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Director
National AIDS Control Council
Landmark Plaza 9th Floor
P.O. Box 61307 00200

Internal Auditor Job at ICIPE Kenya

ICIPE is looking for an Internal Auditor  in Nairobi Kenya

Deadline: 3rd September 2014

Terms: This is a two-year contract, with opportunities for renewal pegged on individual performance and availability of funds.

Duties: Prepare annually a risk based audit plan for approval by DG; Review accounting and internal controls systems, monitor their operation and recommend improvements thereto; Examine financial records and documents to ensure they are properly kept and deviations reported.

Education: At least a bachelor’s degree in accounting or related business field

Experience: Be a Certified Public Accountant with at least 5 years practical audit experience gained at a supervisory level

How to Apply:

Please quote the job reference number NRS/64/082014 on the email subject line.

Interested applicants should submit: a confidential cover letter, detailed CV with names and addresses of 3 referees (including e-mail addresses, fax numbers), and  a one-page write-up on how you consider yourself suitable for the job, to:

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Construction Sales Manager Job in Kenya

Construction Sales Manager urgently wanted in Kenya

Deadline:  5th September 2014

Terms: This is a fulltime position

Duties: Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities; Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations; Able to maintain extensive knowledge of current market condition by carrying out research on existing market policies and trends.

Education: Bachelors degree preferable in marketing or a similar field

Experience: 3- 4 years of experience in the construction industry, Real Estate, Property Manager in business development or Sales role; Minimum 5 years of outside B2B sales experience or business development

How to Apply:
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to

Regional Business Development Manager Job in Kenya

Regional Business Development Manager / Lawyer with Commercial Law Experience wanted in Kenya

Deadline: 10th September 2014

Terms: This is a fulltime position

Duties: Design and implement business development strategy in coordination with the Partners in developing cross border groups, relationship teams and industry specialisation as required. Maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions including business intelligence and industry issues and trends. Drives Request for Proposal (RFP) process including directing and executing the response, proposal and presentation material.

Education: Bachelor's degree in marketing required; An advanced degree (Juris Doctorate or Master of Business Administration) strongly preferred;

Experience: Five (5) or more years of experience conducting marketing and business development activities for a professional services or consulting firm, law firm or large company;

How to Apply:
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to