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Daily Nation : February 21st 2014
DAILY NATION Friday February 21, 2014 47 VACANCY ENERGY SPECIALIST Practical Action is an international development agency working with poor communities to help them choose and use technology to improve their lives today and for generations to come. The above exciting position has arisen within the organisation. This is a senior level position which requires a highly motivated individual with excellent ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team. Reporting to the Regional Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for: • Leading Practical Action’s policy advocacy for poor people in Eastern Africa to access energy for household and productive uses and for community services (Total Energy Access); • Developing and securing funds for a rich portfolio of energy projects in the region to be undertaken by Practical Action alone and in partnership with other NGOs, Civil Society Organisations, government institutions and the private sector; • Delivery of all regional energy projects and accountability for managing associated grants and other funds and for reporting to project funders; • Coordinating with UN agencies and other international and national SE4All stakeholders to ensure that poor people in the region benefit from the SE4LL initiative; • Engaging with Government and County governments, international agencies, donors, other civil society and the private sector in the region both to secure funds and to influence energy policies and practices to the benefit of poor people • Developing new, innovative programme designs (such as results-based approaches, and private-sector partnerships) which will leverage funding effectiveness and open up new opportunities; • Developing innovative energy programmes, including on climate change and other emerging areas relevant to energy work; • Ensuring that Practical Action East Africa’s energy programme team has the necessary skills, capabilities and expertise and delivers high quality, professional work. Special responsibility The position is directly responsible for efficient and effective management of all of Practical Action East Africa Energy’s human, financial, technical, structural, and equipment resources and assets. The position has a responsibility to manage the organization’s reputation and image in relation to its energy activities within the geographical areas of operations. The right candidate should be: • A current thought leader in the area of energy, climate change and development • A team player with excellent communication skills • A creative person who embraces innovation, and is capable of capturing opportunities as well as creating them • Committed to poverty alleviation. Requirements • Masters Degree, first degree MUST be in Renewable Energy/ Engineering/related areas • Post graduate diploma in project/programme management, community development, climate change or related field • At least seven (7) years’ work experience in development or a relevant technical field, and minimum of three to five years of senior management experience in a non-profit organization. Experience of delivering innovative energy/climate change programmes within the NGO or private sector is highly desirable Other competencies • Good Knowledge and understanding of development issues affecting Kenya and the region • Working experience with communities and partner organisations • Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking skills • Excellent writing skills and proven track record of writing successful funding proposals • Strong computer skills in word-processing, spreadsheets and email/internet • Ability to work in a team, and work with minimal supervision • Willingness to travel, live and work in remote areas. • Good knowledge of Energy, Environmental systems and Policy issues • Clear understanding of climate change, markets and gender issues and their implications on energy delivery • Experience of working in an International NGO environment Applications, including curriculum vitae, three referees, telephone/email contacts, details of present and expected salary should be sent by e-mail to reach the address below by 7th March 2014. Human Resources Officer Practical Action PO Box 39493 – 00623 Nairobi, Kenya Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.practicalaction.org Only short listed candidates will be notified. Practical Action is an equal opportunity employer COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF ELGEYO MARAKWET THE PHYSICAL PLANNING ACT (CAP 286) NOTICE OF INTENTION TO PLAN CHESOI TRADING CENTRE URGENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN SAUDI ARABIA Almarai Company is the world’s largest vertically-integrated Dairy Foods company with 2013 sales turnover exceeding US$ 3 billion and a workforce exceeding 30,000 employees. Please visit our website www.almarai.com for more details. For our Sales Division we need : QUALIFICATIONS POSITION & CODE | #Need EDUCATION SALESMAN EXPERIENCE At least 2nd level of education / High School SALESMAN ASSISTANT At least 2nd level of education / High School LABORER PANEL BEATER (AUTO DENTER) REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN 2nd level of education with good numerical understanding 2nd Level education / Certificate in auto tinkering and painting Must have 2-year course Diploma / Certificate in Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning Technology [clear scanned copy of diploma to be attached to CV] ELMVALE AGENCY UCHUMI HOUSE, 9TH FLOOR SUITE 900. TEL: +254 707 630 670 / 722 359 558, NRB. Nakuru 0729 441822 – Juilem House 3rd Flr. Email: email@example.com www.elmvale-agency.com Must have experience driving a 6-wheel truck with at least 2-yrs experience VAN DELIVERY SALES of FMCG, Food and Drinks products. 2 experience in handling crates/ cartons and VAN DELIVERY SALES in any FMCG industry. 1-2 years experience in a food company as laborer or Driver in a food company At least 2 years experience in similar area from any reputable organization Minimum ONE (1) year experience in refrigeration, 23 - 28 24 - 35 24 - 35 24-28 AGE 24 - 35 Pursuant to the Physical Planning Act Cap 286, notice is hereby given that the County Physical Planning Department, in collaboration with other stakeholders, intends to prepare a Development plan for Chesoi centre and its environs. The exercise is expected to begin on 13th March 2014. The plan will cover a period of 10 (ten) years. The purpose of this plan is to lay down a spatial framework to guide the socio-economic development of the town .To this end, stakeholders meetings will be organised on a regular basis to collect views on the plan and to prepare the plan. Any concern or views concerning the project should be communicated to the address below within 30 days of this notice. The County Secretary County Government of Elgeyo Marakwet P.O Box 220-30700 Iten PLAN INTERNATIONAL INC., KENYA OFFICE PREQUALIFICATION CLOSING DATE EXTENSION PRE-QUALIFICATION OF SUPPLIERS, CONTRACTORS AND, CONSULTANT FOR GOODS AND SERVICES FOR THE PERIOD ENDING 30/06/2017: TENDER No: PLAN KE /01/2014 Plan International wishes to draw to the attention of interested eligible firms/individuals/suppliers for pre-qualification of supply of goods and services on the extension of submission closing date to 28th February 2014. Bid Document Download Instructions: Supplier Pre-qualification documents, including the pre-qualification criteria must be downloaded by interested firms/individuals/companies from the web link below: http://reliefweb.int/job/634421/plan-international-inc-kenya-pre-qualification-supplierscontractors-and-consultants Supplier pre-qualification documents may also be obtained through the following email Kenya.CO@plan-international.org Printed copies of the pre-qualification documents may also be obtained from the office address below at no cost. Submission Instructions: Completed pre-qualification documents must be submitted enclosed in plain sealed envelopes, marked with the tender name and reference number of the category being applied for and deposited in the tender box at office reception between 8:30am and 5:00pm from Monday to Thursday and between 8:30am and 3:00pm on Friday. The submission must be received on or before 28th February 2014 at 3.00 pm and must clearly be addressed to: The Tender Committee Plan International Inc., Kenya, Country Office Oloitokitok Road, Lavington Methodist Ministries Centre, Block C, Ground Floor P.O. Box 25196-00603 Nairobi, Kenya Suppliers currently doing business with Plan International Inc., Kenya office should re-apply for this pre-qualification. • The tenderers are required to submit pre-qualification request per tender category in separate envelopes if the tenderer is interested in more than one category. Multiple tenders sealed in one envelope will be disqualified from further review and consideration. Each tender envelope must be clearly marked with the reference code number for the tender category that the supplier is applying for pre-qualification. • Any tender document received after the deadline will be disqualified. • Tenderers must register their tender documents in the reception book at reception before dropping them in the box.
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