Kitui Development Centre Project Officers, and Driver Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2013

Kitui Development Centre (KDC) is a local Non – profit making organization working in the Lower Easter province of Kenya.
It’s a capacity building organization involved in rural development activities geared towards poverty reduction.
KDC plays a significant role in the social economic development of the area and its services targets and benefits the poor and the vulnerable communities.
Kitui Development Centre in partnership with FARM Africa – Maendeleo Agricultural Enterprise Fund (MAEF) with financial support from Big Lottery is implementing a project on local chicken production and marketing in Kitui County.
We are therefore seeking outstanding dynamic and result oriented individuals to fill the following key positions.
Project Officer (production)
  • The project officer will report to the KDC programme coordinator.
  • He/she will be responsible for planning and co-coordinating project activities.
  • He/she will ensure that the community meets chicken production targets.
  • He/she will ensure that all the project goals and objectives are implemented within the time period of the project.
Key Qualification and Experience required
  • Bsc Animal production or Bsc Animal science
  • Knowledge in poultry production
  • Experience in community mobilization and capacity building
  • Self drive and confidence
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge in proposal writing
  • Previous experience in working with community in chicken production will be an added advantage
Project Officer (marketing)
The marketing officer will be reporting to the Project Officer in charge of chicken production project. She/he will be responsible for mainstreaming market oriented approaches to improve chicken sales.
Qualification and Experience required
  • B.COM (Marketing Option, Bsc Agribusiness, Bsc Agricultural Economics, Bsc in agricultural marketing
  • Good understanding of markets development
  • Good understanding of gender issues and how they relate to market development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate
Organizational Driver
Accountable to: HR & Administration Manager
Purpose of the Job: To provide effective transport facilitation to the Agency staff and Visitors for official purposes in order to attain the objectives of the organization.
Academic and professional qualifications
  • Minimum of Secondary School Education is preferred with KCSE mean Grade of C plain or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Must have a clean and valid driving license of classes B, C, and E
  • Have passed the Suitability Test for Drivers Grade II from the Ministry of Roads and Public Works;
  • Have certificate of good conduct from the Kenya Police;
Experience and knowledge
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience
  • Have adequate knowledge of the Highway Code;
  • Ladies are encouraged to apply
Personal attributes
  • Must be a mature, respectful and honest person of high integrity that is able to work in a team
  • Good inter-personal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work long hours including weekends and holidays
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
Qualified and Interested candidates are requested to submit their written application together with an up to date Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates & testimonials, email and telephone contacts including names, telephone and email contacts of three (3) referees who must be familiar with the candidates previous work experience.
Applications should be addressed as detailed below and be sent by post, hand delivered or emailed to kidc@nbnet.co.ke
The closing date for the 3 posts will be 28th January 2013.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Application to be addressed to:
Programme Coordinator
Kitui Development Centre
P.O BOX 901 -90200
kidc@nbnet.co.ke
Kitui



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