Sunday, 24 July 2011

Boeing 737-200 Captain, Quality & Safety Manager and Loadmaster

Boeing 737-200 operator seeks

Kenyan Nationals Preferred.

1. Captain
Line Captain with experience on Boeing 737-200

2. Experienced Quality & Safety Manager
With qualification as aircraft maintenance engineer B737-200, quality and safety management systems
Minimum 5 years experience in safety and 3 years experience in quality management.

3. Loadmaster

Applicants to send in their C.V.’s to:

A copy of the application (for Captain & Quality Manager Only) Must be sent to

The Director General,
Kenya Civil Aviation Authority,

P.O. Box 30163-00100 Nairobi.

Friday, 22 July 2011

kenya tea development agency - ktda jobs and careers -

The KTDA Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of Kenya Tea Development Agency Holdings Limited, whose mandate is to support initiatives/projects that provide sustainable solutions in areas of education, health, economic empowerment, environmental conservation, water/sanitation and infrastructure improvement. Our mission is to partner with local communities to address social, economic and environmental issues to foster positive and lasting image. 

We are now looking for an exceptional Foundation Manager to work with our management team who have a passion for what they do. To succeed in this role, you will anticipate vision, develop and implement CSR strategies and policies that will drive the delivery of the foundation’s ambitious plans.

Job Title: Foundation Manager
Reporting to: The Head of Corporate Affairs, the successful candidate will be responsible for implementing KTDA’s Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Initiating, articulating and implementing appropriate CSR programmes.
  • Ensuring the Foundation’s activities as well documented and publicized.
  • Raising funds for Foundation’s projects and managing the disbursement of grants and donations to beneficiaries.
  • Monitoring the implementation and evaluation of projects.
  • Originating and disseminating relevant reports on the activities of the Foundation.
  • Assessing requests for support and partnerships and recommending appropriate action in line with the Group’s CSR policies.
  • Ensuring compliance with the Group CSR policies and procedures.
  • Introducing and implementing global best practices in CSR Management.
  • Creating sustainable partnerships with other CSR stakeholders.
  • Representing the Foundation in appropriate CSR forums.

Qualifications /Competencies/ Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences. A masters degree in Community Development, Communication and Public Relations or Marketing will be an added advantage.
  • At least five (5) years management experience in a busy social development environment with a proven track record in successful implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility activities of a big organization.
  • Demonstrated fundraising ability for not for profit organizations.
  • Good proposal and report writing skills for project funding.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
How to Apply:
If you fulfill the above requirements and wish to be considered, please write to us enclosing your detailed CV to reach the undersigned not later than 5th August 2011.

The Group General Manager – Human Resources & Administration
Kenya Tea Development Agency/Holdings Ltd
P.O. Box 30213 - 00100
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APSEA Jobs 2011 for Executive Officer -

The Association of Professional Societies in East Africa (APSEA) is the joint forum and umbrella body of professional associations and societies in East Africa representing a corporate membership of thirty (30) professional associations.

Membership is drawn from diverse professional disciplines that include accounting and finance, law, public and corporate administration, surveying, valuation, medicine, engineering, geology, architecture, veterinary science, planning, food science & technology and procurement among many others.

The corporate member associations have an estimated membership of nearly 50,000 individual professionals in Kenya alone.

APSEA is seeking to recruit a qualified, innovative, energetic and capable individual to serve as the Executive Officer to provide leadership in the implementation of APSEA strategic objectives.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the development of and adherence to the Association’s policies, organizational procedures and regulations.
  • Fundraising through proposal writing and other means of mobilizing necessary resources to support the Association’s objectives and goals, to ensure sustainability of its activities.
  • Ensure that implementation of the Association’s programs is efficient and effective, and that budgeting and financial reporting is accurate, comprehensive, and reflects international standards.
  • Support the various Committees of the Association and ensure that these committees are effectively serviced and accurately briefed on all aspects of the Secretariat’s work.
  • Develop and implement a robust monitoring and evaluation system and ensure that all programs are strategically coordinated and that lesson learning is embedded into the Association’s culture.
  • Ensure that the Association maintains an active role in both local and international professional associations’ fraternity and promotes professionalism and the public interest.
  • Develop and sustain external collaborative relationships with corporate members, governments, development partners, the private sector, representatives from the civil society, and others.
  • Be the head of the APSEA Secretariat, act as the Administrator and be in charge of APSEA programmes.
  • Be the Administrator of the Professional Centre, a building wholly owned by APSEA. The responsibility will involve hiring space to clients and tenants, accounting for the finance and overall maintenance of the building.
  • Be an individual of highest standards and personal integrity and be willing to undergo thorough vetting.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • A post graduate degree in any of the following fields
  1. social sciences,
  2. management,
  3. project planning
  4. finance or related field
  • At least 5 years experience managing or working in a reputable not-for-profit organization, an international agency or any other reputable organization, preferably at a senior level.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Proven experience in proposal writing and fundraising.
  • Proven experience in managing and accounting for finances.
  • Experience working in East Africa will be an added advantage.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should forward their applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, and reliable contacts of three (3) referees, one of whom must be the immediate supervisor to,

Kindly indicate your current and expected salary. The applications should be addressed to the Chairman, Association of Professional Societies in East Africa, Professional Centre, No. 3 Parliament Road, P.O. Box 72643-00100, GPO Nairobi.

Deadline: 8th August 2011.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

GlaxoSmithKline - GSK Jobs & Careers 2011 -

GlaxoSmithKline - GSK is one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. We research, develop, produce and market vaccines and medicines to target unmet medical needs. Exciting career opportunities have risen for highly motivated and enterprising individuals to join the organizations’ Global Manufacturing and Supply Business.

Job Title: Environment, Health & Safety Manager

The successful candidate’s principal purpose will be to co-ordinate all EHS activities in GSK’s Nairobi Likoni Road site so as to ensure compliance with all relevant legal and GSK Corporate requirements.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Support the EHS Lead in implementing GSK Corporate EHS Policies and effective risk control measures in accordance with local legislation and corporate standards.
  • Maintain the EHS Management Systems to capture Key Performance Indicator data and generate timely and accurate reports.
  • Develop and conduct EHS training programs to sensitize and train all staff, visitors and on-site contractors of the risks associated with their various operations.
  • Monitor compliance with safety standards, effectiveness of safety measures and opportunities for improvement, through daily GEMBA walks and EHS inspections.
  • Organize EHS Level 1 and 2 Audits for all the various functions on site.
  • Recommend and ensure the use of the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) relevant to the tasks performed as identified from risk assessments.
  • Ensure all EHS high risk activities are properly assessed for risks, proper permits issued, precautions taken and proper safety procedures are followed.
  • Ensure the disposal of the waste generated on site is carried out in accordance will all relevant regulations.
  • Assist in investigating and reporting of EHS adverse events.

Qualifications & Knowledge:
  • University degree in Engineering or Physical sciences
  • Qualification in Environmental management and /or Occupational Health & Safety
  • At least 3 years relevant industry experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentation)
  • Knowledge of local environmental, health and safety laws.
  • Experience in EHS Auditing

Job Title: Employee Health Specialist

The successful candidate’s principle purpose will be to establish and maintain viable Occupational Health and Hygiene programmes that enhance employee wellness by implementing necessary procedures in compliance with GSK Corporate EHS requirements and local regulatory agencies.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate occupational risks and illnesses as well as other EHS adverse events and track actions to closure to ensure a safe working environment at all times.
  • Facilitate and implement annual medical examinations for staff to ensure any occupational hazard exposures are identified and corrected in compliance with local regulatory and GSK corporate requirements.
  • Implement pre-placement medical examination procedures to ensure continued individual capability and protection against potential hazards at the intended workplace.
  • Facilitate and determine the access of staff to off-site medical services including follow-ups.
  • Determine and maintain the sequence of response to occupational health emergencies including provision of first aid at local point, medical emergency response at the staff clinic, and facilitation of transfer to off-site emergency units including subsequent follow up where necessary, to ensure staff receive quality/professional health care.
  • Complete investigations of all reported occupational injuries and illnesses, and track actions for reporting to Corporate EHS and other regulatory bodies as may be required to ensure regulatory and global compliance
  • Carry out general inspections of workplace areas for safe working conditions to ensure safety at all times.

Qualifications & Knowledge:
  • Diploma level or higher in clinical medicine or nursing.
  • Minimum 5yrs relevant experience.
  • Experience in occupational health and safety and hygiene.
  • Excellent Communication and presentation skills.
  • Confidentiality.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should apply stating their overall suitability for the position together with a detailed CV accompanied by copies of their certificates to:

Deadline: 1 August, 2011

Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

East African Breweries Jobs Vacancies 2011 -

Job Title: Customer Relationship Representative (CRR)
Req Id: 28329BR
Function: Sales
Type of Job: Full Time
Location: Busia, Kenya
Reports To: Area Sales Manager

The Diageo Sales vision is to become one of the top three most respected Consumer Packaged Goods sales teams in every market we operate in 2011. Our goal is to be ’winning at the moment of choice’ to ensure we are winning bigger and beating the competition. This, along with putting the customer at the heart of everything we do, will deliver sustained, mutual growth for our brands, categories, customers and partners.

EABL is a joint unit comprising of KBL, EAML, CGI and UBL. Kenya Breweries Limited as a unit, is operating within a dynamic market and an ever changing landscape with the emergence of the East African protocol been signed into law has opened up Kenya, Uganda & Tanzania for cross border trade. Kenya Breweries Limited is involved actively in theTotal Adult Beverage industry.

KBL produces and/or distributes a wide range of drinks from right across the Diageo portfolio (including Guinness, Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys) and are also home to a growing local brand portfolio, which includes Tusker, White Cap, Pilsner and the Malt beverages Malta Guinness & Alvaro.

In all that we do, we seek to bring out the best of our Diageo values and release the ‘spirit of joy & community’ which is alive across the African continent.We have a significant investment behind our people agenda to ensure that Kenya Breweries is truly Best Place to Be. We are also proud of the contributions we make in the communities e.g. our commitment to provide safe access to drinking water to 1million people each year.

TOP 3-5

  • Achieve Sales volume,distribution objectives and execute Sale drivers in retail trade
  • To support the development of selling skills within external merchandiser sales crews and develop merchandiser crews and retailers staff to achieve sales drivers standards
  • Develop brand building activities for the outlet to implement and run KBL promotional activities in outlet.
  • Ensure compliance with Code of Business Conduct and Health and safety at the work environment.

Communicate distributor daily stock position and all other reports on time

Qualifications and Experience Required:
  • Degree holder, any discipline plus a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.
  • Direct experience of working with customers at the outlet level and a good understanding of how Field Sales operates within the wider Sales organisation.
  • Direct experience on Sales Driver execution at the point of purchase, Outlet Segmentation and Managing Relationships persuasive selling and brand passion.
  • Relationship building capability across a range of on trade/off trade customers depending on the role.
  • Ability to build a strong understanding of a range of customers at the outlet level. Exposure to other parts of Sales, in particular Account Management teams and Customer Marketing.

Barriers to Success in Role (Optional):
  • Non adherence to compliance and Health & Safety agenda
  • Inability to create amazing relationships with the retail trade Inability to communicate information on time in full

How to Apply:
Interested candidates click here for apply online
Application closes: 26th July 2011

Ministry of Public Works Jobs in Kenya -

The Ministry of Public Works is seeking to engage the above cadre of technical staff for a period of at least eighty (80 no) months to carry out post contract duties for a Multi-Million Project in Mombasa.

Job Title: Clerk of Works and Inspector of Works

  • Possess a minimum of craft certificate course. Possession of an Ordinary Diploma or a Higher Diploma will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience in the supervision of building construction works. Membership to the Institute of Clerk of Works Kenya will be an added advantage.
  • Fluent in Kiswahili and English
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and make reports
  • Ready to work long hours and Proficiency of Computers
  • Exhibit understanding of duties and responsibilities of Clerk of Works / Inspector of Buildings for Building Construction.
Each application to be handwritten stating your current remuneration package and must be accompanied by two copies of the following documents:-
  1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Certificates and Testimonials.
  3. Personal Identification Number
  4. National Identity Card
  5. Two passport size photographs
  6. Recommendation letters from two (2) referees in the Building, Construction or Civil Engineering industry with a minimum experience of not less than 10 years who may either be your employer or registered professional in the construction industry.
How to Apply:
Applications should be submitted in enclosed plain sealed envelope clearly marked:


and to be delivered at the Chief Architect Registry on 12th Floor, Ministry of Public Works, Works Building, Nairobi Community Area, off Ngong Road or posted to the:

Chief Architect
Ministry of Public Works
P.O. Box 30734-00100

Deadline: 1st August, 2011 at 10.00am.

Apprentice Engineers Jobs Kenya Power 20 Posts -

Career Opportunities for Trainee Engineers
Kenya Power seeks to recruit electrical engineers to join the Company’s Graduate Engineer Apprentice Programme. We are looking for brilliant, dynamic and selfdriven persons eager to make a difference in being part of result-oriented teams. Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified persons for the following

Job Title: Apprentice Engineers
No. of Posts: 20 Posts

The ideal candidates should have graduated from a recognized University in 2009 or before with BSc degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering or its equivalent preferably in heavy current with a minimum of 2nd Class Honours. The candidates must also have registered as Graduate Engineers with Kenya Engineers Registration Board (KERB) and display potential for achieving high results and being team players.

Successful candidates will undergo a one-year training program at the Company’s Training School. The training program will cover theory in specialized aspects of the business accompanied by practical attachments within various installations and operations of the Company. On successful completion, they will be absorbed in specific functions of the Company.

If you meet the above specifications and have a desire to work with us, please submit your application in confidence together with your CV, copies of certificates, testimonials and a reliable daytime contact telephone to:

The Chief Manager, Human Resources & Administration
Kenya Power
P O Box 30099 - 00100

Deadline: 11th August 2011
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
NB: Female applicants who may wish to be Apprentice Engineers are encouraged to apply regardless of when they graduated.
Canvassing will lead to automatic discrimination.