The 5 mistakes to avoid in your CV

I recently went through the CV of a top manager in a multinational firm and to say I was shocked is an understatement. I went through his CV with shock, dismay and surprise. You may ask, doesn’t a manager know how to write his own CV? Isn’t he learned and skilled enough to keep a few words in his CV in order? The answer to the above is NO.

I noted a few things which eventually I came to learn was a problem many job seekers tend to make and even those in the Human Resource profession continue to make even with warnings pasted in neon lights being sent to them.

Marketing Officers Jobs in Kenya

Balozi is a bi -annual international journal, publishing the finest peer-reviewed research in all fields of diplomacy and science and on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. 

Balozi also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting religion, religious freedom and the wider public.

Balozi Journal
 is published by the Jahwar Amber Fellowship Fund, a registered not-for-profit organization in Kenya, committed to the freedom of expression, science and discovery in all areas of human endeavor. It works mostly with Artists and Creative Economists in accomplishing its strategic visions. 

Balozi Journal is:

Polybag Production Engineer Job in Tanga, Tanzania

Job Title: Polybag Production Engineer

 Tanga, Tanzania

Company Profile:Our client is a manufacturing company - producing cosmetics & plastics containers & packaging material.

Their polybag division has the following machines:
  • Extruders
  • Bag making machine
  • Side sealing
  • Bottom sealing
  • Printing machine

Plastic Engineer Job in Tanga, Tanzania

Job Title: Plastic Engineer

 Tanga, Tanzania

Company Profile:Our client is a manufacturing company - producing cosmetics & plastics containers & packaging material.

Their plastics department consists of the following machines;
  • Injection moulding machines
  • Blow moulding machines
  • Injection blow moulding machines (IBM)

Receptionist Job in Limuru Kenya - School

An education boarding institution located in Limuru is looking to fill several vacancies for:

School Receptionist

Reporting to:
 School Principal

 To manage the overall institution’s front office and Marketing of the school.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Receive and direct telephone calls and relay conversation and pertinent messages to others while maintaining accuracy, clarity and confidentiality.
  • Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: typing, emailing, reviewing and editing of documents, filing and record keeping.

Sales & Marketing Executives Jobs in Kenya

Octopus ICT Solutions Ltd (OIS) is an Information Communication Technology (ICT) company founded over six years ago.

It is duly registered as a limited liability company in Kenya and licensed by the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) as an Applications Services Provider (ASP) mandated to provide Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions to corporate, residential and individual consumers.

OIS seeks to recruit three mature individuals for the position of
Sales and Marketing Executives for its eLearning solutions. The holders of this position will be key members of the e-learning product development and market management team.

Thus, applicants must be enthusiastic about their work. A distinguishing quality will be the ability to work under tight schedules with the prudence to meet targets and delivery deadlines under minimum supervision.

Instructional Designers Jobs in Kenya

Octopus ICT Solutions Ltd (OIS) is an Information Communication Technology (ICT) company founded over six years ago.

It is duly registered as a limited liability company in Kenya and licensed by the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) as an Applications Services Provider (ASP) mandated to provide Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions to corporate, residential and individual consumers.

OIS seeks three energetic, creative individuals with an interest in e-learning and instructional design to support the e-Learning department. OIS offers a dynamic, creative, and progressive work environment.

Required skill sets:

Receptionist Job Vacancy in Kenya - Security Firm

A security firm is looking for a receptionist will be the first point of contact for in-coming calls and visitors to the Office.

Reception Duties
  • Ensure that the reception area is always presentable. .
  • Manage all incoming and outgoing calls and visitors and direct them accordingly or attend to their needs or appointment requirements.
  • Prepare and attend to all outgoing/ incoming mail.
  • Distribute incoming correspondence or documents among staff.

Monitoring & Evaluation Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

AMREF is the largest international health development non-governmental organization based in Africa.

Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health.

Headquartered in Kenya, AMREF has programmes in Ethiopia, Uganda, Southern Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa.

Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $70 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners.

Junior Technical Support Engineer Job in Kenya

Our client, an ICT company seeks to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the position of a Junior Technical Support Engineer


1. Accredited Educational qualification in the relevant fields. Qualifications in other quantitative disciplines or computer-related programs are included and adequately supplemented by highly relevant successful experience.

2. Must have Cisco CCNA certification.

Talented Academic Writer Required

Are you a talented academic writer? 

Crown Research Solutions is a reputable writing and research company.

We are currently looking for home-based researchers with vast experience in writing academic papers.

The ideal candidate should be well versed with referencing styles and able to provide essays free from plagiarism.

The chosen writers will be paid on a per-page basis (counting approximately 275 words per page).

Manager Job Vacancy

The Position:

Gem Fish / Honey / Poultry Farmers Co-operative Society Limited seeks to jointly recruit a
Manager who shall be based at the Yala Market Service Centre (MSC) and responsible for planning, management, implementation and monitoring of all societies activities in its area of operation.

The incumbent must be dynamic, result oriented, performance driven, good planner and highly motivated.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Secretary Manager Job in Kenya

The Position:

Gem Horticulture Farmers Co-operative Society Limited seeks to recruit a
Secretary Manager who shall be based at the society in Yala and responsible for implementation and monitoring of all society’s activities in its area of operation.

The incumbent must be dynamic, result oriented, performance driven, good planner and highly motivated.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure implementation of society’s activities on the ground in collaboration with partners and other stakeholders;

Joint Manager Job in Kenya

The Position:

Kilimo ni Uhai Grain Farmers Cooperative Society Limited and The Indigents Cooperative Society Ltd jointly seek to recruit a
 manager who shall be based at the societies' office in Yala and responsible for planning, management, implementation and monitoring of all societies' activities in its area of operation.

The incumbent must be dynamic, result oriented, performance driven, good planner and highly motivated.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure implementation of the societies' activities on the ground in collaboration with partners and local stakeholders;
  • Ensure timely and accurate development of operational budgets and manage the societies' expenditure to ensure cost effectiveness.

4 easy steps to replenish your job search

In one of the articles published here a while back, we mentioned that one should consider him/ herself a brand. Now as with every other brand, advertising or promoting yourself is important. So when you see “you” the brand is diminishing before the eyes of the consumer (in this case the employer), then it is time to advertise yourself  again to remind the employer what to buy and why they should buy it.

Here are a few ways of getting back into the employer’s mind without appearing desperate:

Equity Bank Job Kenya Agri-Business Relationship Officers - Marketing

Equity Bank is one of the regions leading Banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities.

With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Southern Sudan and soon to start operations in Rwanda and Tanzania, Equity Bank is now home to more than 6.5 million customers, the largest customer base in the Eastern African region.

Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the role outlined below:
Agri-Business Relationship Officers - Marketing

The Position

Reporting to the General Manager Agri-business the role holder will be responsible for the promotion of our Agri-business products and services through our branch network.

Nairobi Water Managing Director Kenya Job

Opportunity in the Water Sector
Managing Director

Our client, Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Services (Nairobi Water) is a wholly owned subsidiary of City Council of Nairobi.

The organisation is charged with providing water and sewerage services to its residents under an agreed framework that ensures adequate and quality supply of water, affordable tariffs, maintenance and improvement of water and sewerage infrastructure.

Its mission ¡s to ‘provide sustainable water and sewerage services that exceed customer needs’.

Wuerth Kenya Finance Assistant Vacancy Kenya

The core business of the Würth Group is the worldwide trade in fixing and assembly materials, including screws, screw accessories, special bolts and nuts, dowels and plugs, chemical products, furniture and construction fittings, tools, stock keeping and picking systems.

The Würth Group, with head offices in Kunzelsau, Germany, is represented in over 410 companies in 84 countries and has strong backbone of over 65,000 employees.

Wuerth Kenya Ltd, invites applications for the above mentioned position;

Key Responsibilities:

PackHouse Manager Vacancy Kenya

A medium sized firm and fast growing exporter of fresh fruits and vegetables based in Kenya is seeking to recruit a pack house manager for its Pack house in Nairobi.
Job Purpose

To head a team of pack house staffs and be responsible for the day to day operations of the pack house which involve quality assurance and processing of customer orders to ensure timely delivery to the airport for onward shipment.

The applicant

Church World Service Job Kenya

Position: Monitoring and Learning Officer

CWS is a non-profit, humanitarian organization representing 37 Anglican, Orthodox, and Protestant Churches in the USA.

In Africa, CWS applies an asset-based and community centered approach to community development through provision of water, food security, advocacy of schools as safe zones, youth empowerment, emergency response, and disaster mitigation with an emphasis of promoting resilient communities.

CWS is looking for a committed and dedicated individual who will support the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation system of CWS Programs with an emphasis of understanding and promoting an environment of learning.

Business Development, Operations Jobs Kenya

Our client a leading Taxi company in Kenya providing world class taxi service is looking to fill the following key positions:

1. Business Development Manager

Responsible for building the market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships.

Key Responsibilities

Identify trendsetter ideas aimed at increasing brand awareness, bringing in new customers, and coordinating public relations efforts

Nation Media News Anchor Vacancy Kenya

News Anchor / Reporter

Job Ref: HR-NAR-09-2011

The Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media.

It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

We are seeking to recruit experienced and self- motivated individuals to the position of News Anchor / Reporter for NTV within Nation Broadcasting Division.
Key Responsibilities:

Anchoring news bulletins and current affairs live events
Conducting interviews live on location and/or studios
Field reporting of news stories and features
Writing and editing of news items

PWC Finance Advisory Manager Kenya Job

Finance Advisory Manager / Senior Manager (Finance, Strategy & Operations)

We are seeking to strengthen our Finance Advisory services by recruiting highly motivated and qualified professionals to fill the positions of Senior Manager / Manager.

As a seasoned Finance Advisory manager / senior manager, you will support clients in Finance Strategy, Operations and Enterprise Performance Management to help build world class finance
functions or address finance transaction needs.

The job holder will lead and manage consulting assignments in strategy, operational effectiveness, financial reviews, strategic cost management, cost analysis, business process reviews, business planning, finance transformation, CFO strategy and feasibility studies.
Key responsibilities will include:

Danya International Jobs Kenya

Danya International Kenya Limited was founded in 2008 and serves as Danya International’s Africa Regional Office.

We have the following open positions in Kenya.
1. Deputy Regional Director


Danya Africa is currently leading high impact behavior change communication, information communication technology and monitoring and evaluation interventions in public health and food security.

Communication & Liaison Job Kenya International Committee of the Red Cross

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.

It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

The ICRC’s Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti.

It also runs regional specialist units that provide support and expertise to the ICRC’s delegations in East Africa, the Great Lakes region and the Horn of Africa.

Communication & Liaison Officer

Data Manager Kenya Vacancy Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO)

Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) is a national NGO with its head-quarter in Kisumu and mostly funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

We are looking for qualified and experienced personnel to fill the position of
 Data Manager to be based in Kisumu, Nyanza Province.

Key Responsibility:

Overall management of all data and information generated by IRDO’s programs and research studies. Prepare large databases, supervise entry of data and collation, analyze data and write reports.
Minimum Requirements:

Moi University Administration Jobs Kenya

Moi University

(An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Institution)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts.
1. Senior Administrative Officer

(ISO 9001: 2008 / Performance Contract)

Scale 13 (xiii)

1 Position


Salary: Min of Ksh.69,840/= p.m. - Max of Kshs.92,481/= p.m

MSH Job Kenya Institutional Strengthening (IS) Marketplace and Communications Advisor

Fanikisha Institutional Strengthening Project

Vacant Position

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a nonprofit international health organization with over four decades of experience strengthening health systems, local capacity and institutions.

MSH takes a comprehensive approach to improving health to achieve scalability, lasting impact, and sustainability.

Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

MSH would like to invite suitably qualified and experienced candidates to join its team based in Kenya on a 5 years Institutional Strengthening Project funded by USAID.

TJRC Assistant Director Accounts Vacancy Kenya

Background Information

The Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission is established under section 3(1) of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Act No 6 of 2008 with the objective of promoting peace, justice, national unity, healing, reconciliation and dignity among the people of Kenya.

The Commission invites applications from qualified Kenyans to fill the following position:
Assistant Director Accounts

Reporting to the Director, Finance and Administration and responsible for all finance and account services at the Commission.
Specific duties and responsibilities will entail:

Programme Officer Job Kenya Medical Women’s Association

The Kenya Medical Women’s Association is a non-governmental organization that seeks to uplift the health status of women, adolescents and children in Kenya.

This is by enhancing the capacity and potential of medical women to respond through determined action involving advocacy, information and service provision.

Position: Programme Officer

Location: Nairobi

Main Job Purpose: Responsible for planning, structuring, leading and executing KMWA projects and activities. This includes mobilizing resources and managing the programme team consisting of project management staff.

Duties and Responsibilities

CARE International Kenya Jobs M&E,Health

CARE International in Kenya is looking for well organized and highly motivated individuals who are results-oriented to fill the following positions.

Technical Lead - Comprehensive HIV Care and Treatment

Ref: TL/09/2011

Based in Kisii

Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, the holder of the position will supervise partner managers in charge of HIV Care and Treatment, TB/HIV integration, provide leadership and oversight to these technical components of the program and ensure the program is implemented in an integrated and coherent manner with a view to achieving high quality results at service delivery points.

R.R.D.O. Programme Manager Job Kenya

Relief, Reconstruction and Development Organization (RRDO) is a local NGO registered under the NGO Coordination Act 1990 with its head office in Nairobi and Field Office in Dadaab.

RRDO is currently implementing an integrated environment and livelihood programme in Dadaab with funding from UNHCR. RRDO aims to support good environmental governance and sound natural resource management.

We are looking for a highly motivated, result oriented and proactive individual to fill the vacant position below.

Position Vacant: Programme Manager

Reporting to: Executive Director

Duty station: Dadaab, Kenya

Hyundai Finance Manager Job Kenya

We are Authorized Distributor for Hyundai Motor Company in Kenya and we are dealing in Selling of vehicles and providing after sales services.

The company is seeking to recruit a high caliber candidate to fill the position of
 Finance Manager in Kenya.

Position Summary:

This is a senior position and calls for a high level of maturity and ability to effectively interact and operate independently the entire functions of finance division.

Catholic Relief Services Jobs Kenya

Catholic Relief Services – USCCB is the official agency of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops for relief and development overseas.

CRS supports programs in over 100 countries and works through local partners.

We are seeking suitable persons to fill the following positions in response to the drought crisis in the country.

All candidates require technical competencies in the respective areas, willingness to travel to field locations and a commitment to work with and support partners of CRS many of whom are Catholic institutions.
1) Project Officer - PMTCT

Ref: 2011/32

Technical Sales Executive Job Kenya

Minimum Requirements

Bsc. Chemistry with sales & marketing knowledge
Must be computer literate and hold a valid driving licence
Minimum of 5 years experience in Industrial Chemical Marketing and knowledge of industrial water management
Age:- 35 to 40 Years

Send your application and CV including salary expectation to:-

Geoinformatiks Kenya Jobs

GeoInformatiks Ltd is a fast growing geoinformation and communications technology company that specializes, in among others, in the following technical areas of expertise:

- Geospatial Technology (Geodesy and Satellite / Aerial Remote Sensing)

- Engineering and Cadastral Surveying (Title Surveys).

- Geographic Information Systems Solutions (Customized web-based and desktop applications) and Software Engineering.

- Expert and Decision Support Systems development.

- Laser, Total Station and RTK/GNSS large scale mapping.

Hotel Assistant General Manager Job Juba

Juba Based Hotel seeks to recruit a highly motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic individual to work as Assistant General Manager.
Key responsibilities:

Supervising and coordinating functions of all the departments in the Hotel i.e F&B, Housekeeping, front office, e.t.c
Handling of staff issues.

Reporting to the General manager on daily operational issues.
Handling Guest queries and issues and playing Key PR role.

Key Qualifications:

CIAT Accounts Clerk Vacancy Kenya

International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Recruiting an Accounts Clerk

Supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) is a non-profit organization that conducts socially and environmentally progressive research aimed at reducing hunger and poverty and preserving natural resources in developing countries.

The Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility research area of CIAT (CIAT-TSBF) operates as an integral part of the CIAT research areas and is housed at the ICRAF Campus, Nairobi, Kenya.

The goal of CIAT-TSBF is to contribute to human welfare and environmental conservation in the tropics by developing adoptable and suitable soil management practices that integrate the biological, chemical and socioeconomic processes that regulate soil fertility and optimize the use of organic and inorganic resources.

Reli Sacco Society Kenya Jobs

Reli Sacco Society is looking for experienced & qualified persons to fill the following positions:-

1. Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary

Responsible for providing visionary leadership and direction in the realization of the SACCO’s Vision.

Specifically, he/she will be overseeing the daily management of operations to ensure excellent services to members, growth in a profitable and sustainable manner.

The job holder will report to the Board of Directors.
Key Responsibilities

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