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Daily Nation : February 28th 2014
52 | Jobs DAILY NATION Friday February 28, 2014 Finance and Admin Assistant DRC is looking for a French and English speaking Finance and Admin Assistant to provide financial & administrative support to the Great Lakes Programme. Great Lakes Programme Danish Refugee Council’s Great Lakes Programme currently covers five countries of the Great Lakes region: Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and Uganda. Based on an approach combining qualitative research, evidence-based advocacy, bottom-up policy development and civil society capacity-building, the programme seeks to prevent local conflict resulting from and contributing to displacement through participatory processes defined and implemented by local actors at the local level. It also aims to develop or improve national and regional policies on displacement by making them more relevant to locally-identified needs. Finally, it seeks to reinforce and consolidate the capacities of civil society actors in reaching meaningful and sustainable policy change. Requirements: A degree in accounting with at least 2 years’ relevant experience in grant accounting, in an international NGO, experience in training non-finance staff, proven commitment to accountable practices, proactive person able to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines, ability to communicate in French, both written and spoken, willingness to spend 30% of time in the field, excellent communication skills, with a good sense of humour, proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word. Qualified candidates are invited to access the full job description and the requirements for this position under vacancies at www.myjobsinkenya.com/drc. Please submit applications online using this link by 12th March 2014. JOB VACANCIES ABOUT US;Takaful Insurance of Africa Ltd. is a pioneering dynamic Insurance Company introducing a new and exciting ethical perspective to the Insurance market in Kenya and the region. Founded in the year 2008, TIA is the first fully fledged Takaful operator in East and Central Africa. We are founded on ethical principles and justice. In view of our rapid expansion, TIA is in the process of strengthening its workforce by recruiting, qualified experienced, competent and highly motivated individuals to fill the following positions. Interested applicants are invited to apply. Applicants should quote the position and the location of the job as indicated e.g. Branch Manager, Bosaso, Branch Underwriter, Hargeisa 1. BRANCH MANAGERS - Somalia 1. KISMAYU 2. GAROWE 3. MOGADISHU 4. BOSASO 2. BRANCH MANAGERS - Kenya 1. WAJIR 2. MANDERA 3. ELDORET 4. NAKURU 5. ISIOLO 3. BRANCH UNDERWRITERS- Somalia 1. HARGEISA 2. KISMAYU 3. MOGADISHU 4. BOSASO 5. GAROW 4. BRANCH UNDERWRITERS- Kenya 1. WAJIR 2. MANDERA 3. ELDORET 4. NAKURU 5. ISIOLO 5. IBLI MANAGER Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) Location: NAIROBI 6. IBLI COORDINATORS Index-Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) 1. WAJIR 2. MANDERA 3. GARISSA 4. ISIOLO 5. TANA RIVER 6. TAITA TAVETA 7. LEGAL OFFICER – Head Office - Nairobi How to apply Please visit our website to apply. Details of the Applications for the positions are available on our website www.takafulafrica.com in the Careers section. Also visit our Facebook Page Takaful Insurance of Africa Proofread to eliminate typos Research elsewhere shows that about 84 per cent of managers would eliminate a job candidate whose application has just about two typographical errors. Always go through your resume and cover-letter again before releasing it for consideration. Ideally, there should be no typographical error — a display of your attention to detail. Vacany Announcement ActionAid International Kenya (AAIK) is a member of ActionAid (AAI) Federation; ActionAid works in more than 40 countries all over the world. We tackle poverty and denial of human rights at the local level, and we challenge the causes behind them locally, nationally and globally. In Kenya, AAIK works in solidarity with women and people living in poverty and exclusion; connecting their voices, sharing ideas, spreading inspiration, campaigning, advocating and formulating public policyto eradicate poverty and ensure social justice in at least 16 counties. HEAD OF FINANCE We seek to recruit a qualified Head of Finance. Reporting to the Country Director,the position holder shall be responsible for effective financial management in accordance with AAIK and AAI policies, regulations and international accounting standards. S/he will provide accurate and timely financial information to AAIK management and other stakeholders. The holder of the position is a member of Senior Management Team( SMT) and is expected to ensure organizational efficiency and effectiveness through participation in decision making, advising on the financial status of the organisation, communication and implementation of agreed upon decisions. Interested candidates should access the full job profile from www.actionaid.org/ kenya/jobs. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. ActionAid is an equal opportunities employer. Qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply. NB: AAIK does not charge fees from applicants at any stage during the recruitment process. Follow instructions to the latter Whatever your qualifications, follow the instructions listed on the job vacancy notice to the book. Some employers will not short-list you if you fail to recognise the most basic of instructions on the manner in which they want your application packaged and sent. 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