Maina Kageni talks about his career, life and family

In spite of what people say about him, he walks with his head held high and he will not be cowed by the rumours swirling around his lifestyle. He gave Julie Masiga of PASSION Magazine the absolute final words about his life.

A few years ago, a rather hopeful editor put me on assignment to glean some answers from a list of questions he had put to…….

Common interview questions and answers (Part 1)

Last time, we shared how you can tackle interview questions but in this article we take you further.

1. Tell us something about yourself.

This is the first question, you can expect during any interview you ……..

Maintenance Civil Engineer Job in Kenya

Maintenance Civil Engineer 

The incumbent will perform daily maintenance of common areas, repair and maintain painting, masonry, plumbing and carpentry including handling small construction and renovation projects within the company
Key Duties and Responsibilities

Brand & Marketing Manager Job in Kenya

Imagine working for one of the fastest growing health organizations in Kenya and spearheading the institutionalization of a new way of doing business in the sector; Building a strong brand that stands against any in the region. If you believe you have the leadership qualities and all it takes to do this, then you are the right candidate for the job.
Our client is a low cost health care provider offering comprehensive medical services to the middle class in Kenya. As a one-stop health care provider, our client provides consultation, laboratory, pharmacy, radiology and in-patient services. 

Seeking more information about a job vacancy!

The way each advert is designed should tell you a lot about an organization; the image it wants to project and the details it may not want to expose to the general public. Thus there are limits to the details of a position advertised may reveal. For example it may be ambitious to want to be told how a vacancy arose when you have been short-listed for interviews or worse, when you…..

Mobile Plant Technician Job in Garissa Kenya

Position: Mobile Plant Technician
Reporting to: Maintenance Supervisor
Location: Garissa
Company Profile: This is a mining and trucking company based in Coast Province ( Tana River). 

Logistics Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Description
Position:Logistics Manager
Programme:Kenya and Somalia
Responsible To: Country Director

Clerk Job in Nairobi Kenya (KShs 15K - 20K)

Our client in the Construction industry is seeking to fill the position of Plant Clerk who will be charged with the following duties and responsibilities. 

Job Purpose: 

To collect and feed data of plant performance in electronic and manual system approved by the Company. 

Social Media Strategist Job in Kenya

Position: Social Media Strategist

Overall Job Summary

To create, develop and manage campaigns for customers and increase traffic, interaction and revenue via social media. 

Medical Officers Job in Kakuma and Hagadera Refugee Camps

Vacancy: Medical Officers

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kenya serves vulnerable populations in the Turkana and Garissa Counties as well as in Eastleigh, Nairobi. 

The IRC implements programs in the areas of comprehensive primary health care, nutrition, protection, peace building, water and sanitation and hygiene (WASH), HIV/AIDS prevention, response to gender based violence, disaster risk reduction (DRR), livelihoods and governance.  

Agronomists Field Officers Jobs in Kenya

Agronomists – Field Officers
PAFID – Conservation Agriculture Regional Programme

PAFID is an NGO currently implementing a Conservation Agriculture programme in Eastern, Western and Rift Valley Provinces. 

IT Specialist Job in Kenya

Vacancy Announcement

IT Specialist Position
General Position Summary:
Mercy Corps is an international organization that aims to improve lives by focusing on disaster response, sustainable economic empowerment, health services as well as emergency and natural disaster relief. 

Training Consultant / Executive Job in Kenya

Training Consultant / Executive

  • Liaise with client and respective Human resources  consultant to identify client training needs
  • Develop tailor  made training programs in line with specific identified client needs and industry

Senior Reinsurance Executive / Branch Liaison Officer Job in Kenya

Job Title: Senior Reinsurance Executive / Branch Liaison Officer

Reporting to: Head of Underwriting
Overall Responsibility

Regional Managers (Western and Nyanza) Jobs in Eldoret Kenya

Regional Managers – Western, Nyanza 

2 Positions
M-KOPA Kenya Ltd is a new company investing in using mobile payments to provide “pay as you go” solar energy services.

Sales Manager Job in Kenya

Sales Manager 

Job Number:BUS0102G

Join the most recognizable hotel brand in virtually every region of the world.
From the desks of our award-winning hotels to event planning in exotic locations, there may be a hotel job for you. 

Regional Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist Job in RESA Countries

Regional Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist (RCPIES)

Ref: RESA 003/2012 
Location: Based in any RESA Country

Purpose of Job

This role ensures that child centred Disaster Risk Reduction initiatives strengthen the capacity of children, youth and communities in protecting children through partnerships and linkages with appropriate actors. 

Chief Executive Job in Nairobi Kenya

The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) was set up in 1989 through an Act of Parliament Cap. 485A Laws of Kenya. 

The CMA, which is a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, was constituted and inaugurated in 1990. 

The CMA is a statutory agency charged with the prime responsibility of regulating the development of orderly, fair and efficient capital markets in Kenya.

Regional Disaster Risk Management Specialist Job in RESA Countries

Regional Disaster Risk Management Specialist (RDRMS)

Ref.-RESA 004/2012 
Location: Based in any RESA Country

Purpose of Job

The role is responsible for leading the Horn of Africa slow onset disaster preparedness and responses. 

Tea Extension Services Assistant Job in Kisii Kenya

Tea Extension Services Assistant 

Reporting to the Field Services Coordinator, the successful candidates will be responsible for:-

Carrying out farm demonstrations on crop maintenance at the assigned farms;
Training farmers on application of fertilizer;

Senior Factory Mechanic Job in Kisii Kenya

Factory Senior Mechanic 

Reporting to the Production Manager – the successful candidate will be responsible for: -

Supervision of Mechanical staff within the factory
Daily maintenance of factory machinery

Plant / Mechanical Technician Job in Kisii Kenya

Plant / Mechanical Technician 

Reporting to the Factory Unit Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:-

Maintaining a comprehensive preventive maintenance schedule for the entire factory unit and its fleet of vehicles;

Project Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

The Lutheran World Federation

Department for World Service Kenya Programme
(LWF is a founding member of ACT -Action by Churches Together)

Lutheran World Federation/Department for World Service Kenya Program is seeking to recruit a Kenyan nationals for the following positions:

Project Coordinator,

Chief Trainer, and Training Officers Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Institute of Supplies Management

The Kenya Institute of Supplies Management invites suitably qualified individuals to apply for the following positions:

Chief Trainer

Senior Policy Advisor Job in Kenya

Senior Policy Advisor

Location:   Nairobi, Kenya 

Position Summary

Futures Group is seeking a Senior Policy Advisor who will provide technical assistance and support to the Government of Kenya (GoK) national-level health sector agencies to support implementation of the new constitution. 

Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Engineering Officer Jobs in Kenya

The Sotik Tea Companies, Kenya

The Sotik Companies comprise two businesses in the West of Kenya involved in the growing, manufacture and selling of black tea. 

The Companies are currently looking to recruit two officers to join the existing Executive management team.

Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Manager Job in East Africa

VSO  Jitolee
The solutions to poverty lie within people. Help us unleash them 

Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

Location:flexible within Horn & East Africa. 
Competitive salary and benefits package  
Closing date: June 13 2012

Senior Infrastructure Engineer Job in Somalia

Transition Initiatives For Stabilization - DAI

Senior Infrastructure Engineer
  • Are you a Kenyan civil engineer interested in working in Somalia? 
  • Do you enjoy travel and adventure?
    If you answered yes to all two questions and would like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives in Somalia please read on.

Sales and Marketing Executives Jobs in Kenya

Sales and Marketing Executives

We are a prominent furniture company that is currently recruiting applicants to fill the above positions.

Positions Available: Two

Technical Officer, and Technical Officer Jobs in Kenya

Community Development Trust Fund


Recruitment of Programme Management Staff for Community Environment Facility (CEF)

Community Development Trust Fund (CDTF) is a joint initiative between the Government of Kenya and the European Union. CDTF is implementing a five year programme, entitled The Community Development Programme Phase Four (CDP 4). 

Human Resources Officer, and Assistant Medical Maintenance officer Jobs in Kenya

USA Medical Research Unit 
Kenya Medical Research Institute

Mbagathi Road - Nairobi, Kenya

The Walter Reed Project" is a research-based organization that is affiliated to the Kenya Medical Research Institute. 

Wealth Creation Officers Jobs in Kenya

Musoni is the world's first financial institution to exclusively use mobile money. 

We aim to be one of the leading providers of mobile microfinance through the use of efficient and seamless technology.

We are looking for suitable and qualified individuals to fill the positions of 
Wealth Creation Officers in our various branches. 

Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Job in Kenya

Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor

(Civil Registration and Vital Statistics) Health, Education and Social Programs Nairobi, Kenya

About ICF International

Driver Job in Kenya



The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government. 

Project Cordinator Job in Kenya

The Kenya Society for the Blind (KSB) is a charitable organization charged with the overall goal of bringing eye care services to those threatened with blindness and provide education and rehabilitation to persons with visual impairment in Kenya.

KSB is seeking to hire a Project Coordinator to develop and manage the Trachoma Control Project in Marsabit

Project Cordinator 

Clerk of Works Job in Kenya

Clerks of work job opportunity in Kenya.  

This job is suitable for Kenyan job seekers with a civil engineering background.

Clerk of Works 

Accountant Job in Kenya

We are recruiting an Accountant for a reputable communications firm based in Westlands. 

The successful accounting candidate will be required to manage the finance and administration docket and will be reporting to the MD.

Job Specification (Expected Skills/Attributes):

Cooks, Hostess, and Housekeeper Jobs in Thika

We are a growing Hotel at Thika are we are looking for people to fill the following positions.
  • Cooks- 2
  • Hostess-1
  • Housekeeper-1

Internal Audit Assistant, and Business Development Officer Jobs in Kenya

Internal Audit Assistant.

The internal audit department has a need for an audit assistant who will carry out the following functions.

Female Driver Job in Kenya

Company description:

Covenant Executives Consultants (COVEX) is the leading recruitment and management consultancy located in Nairobi-Kenya.Our core values are integrity,professionalism,teamwork,communication and accountability.

Programme Officer (Grants Monitoring) Job in Kenya

Vacancy Announcement
Independent Consultant:Programme Officer - Grants Monitoring
1. Background
UNDP Kenya and Development Partners have established a Civil Society Democratic Governance Facility under the UNDP Kenya Country Programme Action Plan known as Amkeni Wakenya. 

Tax & Treasury Accountant Job in Kenya

East African Portland Cement Company Limited 

Join a Leading Manufacturing Company
East African Portland Cement Company Limited (EAPCC) is a leading cement manufacturer, situated in Athi-River and pioneered the manufacture of cement in East Africa in 1933. 

NGO Consultancy Opportunity

Consultancy Opportunity
Concern Worldwide is an International Humanitarian Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world's poorest countries. 

NGO Programme Assistant Job in Kenya

Position Available
Programme Assistant
Learning, Evaluation and Achievement Programme (LEAP)
We seek a dynamic, creative and committed programme assistant to provide logistic, administrative and program assistance to the LEAP programme. 

Project Officers Jobs - UN

Vacancy Announcements

Project Officers

UNDP Kenya invites applications to fill two project officers to support the following projects:
1. Restoration and stabilization of Livelihoods for Drought affected and Host Communities.

Chief Executive Officer Job in Kenya

Founded in East London, South Africa in 2001 through the consolidation of a number of companies to form a diversified financial services group, Real People Investment Holdings (Real People) offers a range of credit-linked financial products to individuals throughout South Africa and increasingly, in East Africa. 

RPIH shareholders consist of a mix of management and staff, local institutional, international development finance institutions ("DFI's") and private equity groups.

Bank Finance Manager Job in South Sudan

Job Ref. MN 5357                  
Our client, a leading multinational bank operating in many countries including South Sudan wishes to recruit a South Sudanese national as Finance Manager for their South  Sudan operations.
Job Profile

Company Secretary and Head of HR and Administration Job in Kenya

Employment Opportunities in Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust

Founders: The Government of Kenya and the European Union 

Lead Partner:The Royal Danish Embassy, Nairobi

The Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) is an autonomous Kenyan organisation whose Founders are the Government of the Republic of Kenya and the European Union. 

Business Development Officer Job in Kenya

Employment Opportunities in Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust

Founders: The Government of Kenya and the European Union 

Lead Partner:The Royal Danish Embassy, Nairobi

The Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) is an autonomous Kenyan organisation whose Founders are the Government of the Republic of Kenya and the European Union. 

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Employment Opportunities in Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust

Founders: The Government of Kenya and the European Union 

Lead Partner: The Royal Danish Embassy, Nairobi

The Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) is an autonomous Kenyan organisation whose Founders are the Government of the Republic of Kenya and the European Union. 

MIS / IT Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Employment Opportunities in Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust

Founders: The Government of Kenya and the European Union

Lead Partner: The Royal Danish Embassy, Nairobi

The Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) is an autonomous Kenyan organisation whose Founders are the Government of the Republic of Kenya and the European Union.

3 Assistant Managers Jobs in Kenya


1. Assistant Manager - Knitting / Garment 

UG - B. Tech (Textile)

Career Opportunities at National Oil

Looking for a Career in the Petroleum Industry?
National Oil Corporation of Kenya is a State Corporation founded by an Act of Parliament in 1981 with the mandate of participating in all aspects of the Kenyan petroleum industry. National Oil is involved in both Upstream and Downstream activities. 

The Corporation is ISO certified and one of the fastest growing companies in the petroleum industry.

Program Manager Job in Kenya

Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation

The Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation seeks to recruit the following position funded by the USAID/Kenya through Capacity Kenya Project. 

The position will be based at the Division of Reproductive Health (DRH). 

Managing Director Job in Kenya

We are a State Corporation in conservation and tea production based in Nairobi with an extensive network of operations countrywide. md

We urgently seek to fill the Position of a Managing Director with a dynamic, self driven and result oriented individual.

Managing Director

Career dilemma. What would you do?

I don't know how many Kenyan professionals are in a similar career dilemma but my guess is that they are very many.  A subscriber recently wrote to us expressing their frustrations at being overworked and at the same time feeling that they are underpaid. 

I'd like you to advice him. Some of these assumptions may not be 100% accurate with respect to their situation. But for the……

Classic 105’s Ciku Muiruri on her love, life, career and family

If you think you have Ciku Muiruri all figured out, think again – there is so much more to her than meets the eye. Judy Mumo of True Love Magazine found out.

For a person whose reputation as a hard-nosed man-hater is legendary, Ciku Muiruri – she who “busts” cheating partners on ……..

Marketing Job Vacancy in Kenya (Urgent)

Education experience: First degree is mandatory, post graduate or diplom / certificates in Marketing are an added advantage 

Work experience: 2-3 years in a marketing / brand management role 


Mobile Application Developer Job in Kenya

.NET Web / Mobile Application Developer
Our client is looking for FRESH GRADUATES as .net software developer with the following skills and capabilities:-

Skills required:

Regional Content Manager Job in Kenya

Job Description

Regional Content Manager – East: Spice VAS Africa

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Reports to: VP Content Alliances, Spice VAS Africa


School Bursar Job in Mwea Kenya

A private mixed day and boarding  school in Mwea requires a school bursar.

The ideal candidate should have at least THREE YEARS EXPERIENCE in fleet and boarding accounts management and a minimum of CPA Part 2 with a working knowledge of quickbooks.

Senior Reward Officer Job in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Resources Division.  

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Senior Reward Officer

Assistant Manager-Operations, and Marketing and Distributions Manager Jobs in S.Sudan

Speed Insurance (SS) Co. Ltd is the first 100% indigenous company in South Sudan. 

In alignment of our vision, The company seeks to attract and recruit talented staff in the insurance industry. 

Freelance graphic designer Job in Kenya

Freelance graphic designer 

Sandstorm Kenya is looking for a freelance graphic designer. Projects will include but are not limited to: print, web and new media materials, portfolios, marketing materials, presentations, proposals, ads, products, and packaging.

Warehouse & Logistics Manager Job in Kenya

Our client is a producer and marketer of well known beverages in Kenya. 

To fulfill this objective, they wish to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the position of aWarehouse & Logistics Manager.

Retail Sales Executives Jobs in Kenya

Retail Sales Executives

Role/Objective Summary

Responsible for the continuous attainment of the company’s revenue target in the assigned region through constantly identifying and securing new clients as well as maximizing sales from the current clients

Duties and Responsibilities:

Lab Technician Job in Kenya

Job Description for Lab Technician
Our client based in the food industry wishes to recruit a Lab Technician

The Job Description is as below:

Accountant Job in Mozambique

Are you Curious?
An exciting business seeks an exciting individual...
Are You the One?
Ipsos-Synovate is a prime source of holistic market information services that enhance planning and decision making in the Private, NGO and Public Sectors across sub-Saharan Africa. 

Technical Specialist Job in Nairobi Kenya

Technical Specialist, Kenya
International Health, Private Sector Health Systems

 Nairobi, Kenya
Job Requisition Number: 2012 6610

Baseline Job Responsibilities

Article Writers Jobs in Kenya

We are a company that deals in writing of SEO articles for clients around the world.

We require 2 writers since we are expanding.


Policy Advocacy Specialist Job in Kenya

Chemonics International Inc., a leading international consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., seeks experienced professionals for an anticipated livestock growth project in Kenya funded by USAID. 

This five-year contract aims to improve the inclusiveness and competitiveness of livestock value chains in Marsabit and Garissa while furthering livestock-related economic opportunities.

Government Jobs in Kenya - NLC

Republic of Kenya
The Selection Panel for Chairperson and Members of the National Land Commission
(The National Land Commission Act, 2012)
Declaration of Vacancies

Director General Job Vacancy - CCK

The Communications Commission of Kenya is established by the Kenya Information and Communications Act, CAP 411A, to license and regulate postal, information and communication services in Kenya.
In order to respond adequately to the dynamism and challenges in the communications sector, CCK implements a five-year Strategic Plan cycle which seeks to ensure clarity and common understanding of its business and role in the economy, as well as achieve the required level of focus to enable the Commission to discharge its mandate. 

Property Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

A property management Company is seeking to recruit a property manager.
The ideal candidate should;
Have at least 3 years working experience in the property industry

Scholarships 2012/2013

Republic of Kenya
Ministry of Higher Education Science and Technology
Sri Lanka Government Scholarships 2012/2013

The Government of Sri Lanka is offering scholarships in undergraduate and postgraduate studies to qualified Kenyans as follows:

Research and Development Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Africa Merchant Assurance Company Limited (AMACO) is undergoing planned rapid growth in its portfolio in the provision of both motor and non- motor insurance products. 

We therefore, seek to recruit a Research and Development Manager.

General Manager and Marketing Manager Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Investment Co-operative invites applications for the following positions
General Manager

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