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18th October 2011, ISSUE #157.

October 2011

"Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected." ~ Steve Jobs.

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A: Scholarships & Fellowships

  • Short Course Awards for Africa (350 fully funded workshop/short training in 2012)

  • 2012 Conference Scholarships for Medics in Developing Countries

  • UNIL Masters Grants in Switzerland (for students from developing countries)

  • 12 UCSC Full Africa Scholarships for 2012/2013

  • Echoing Green Fellowships (Open to Visionaries worldwide Starting Projects to Address Society's Problems)

  • Drama for Life Undergraduate & Postgraduate Scholarships (Africa)

  • LAWA Women in Africa Scholarships (2012-2013)

  • End Impunity Poster Contest

  • Connect4Climate Competition for African Youth

  • 2012 Hammett Grants for Activists & Writers

  • Apply Now for the 2012 Eric Bleumink Fund Scholarships!

  • 2012 Heinz Fellowship for Developing Countries (provides 1 year practical & non-degree educational experiences)

  • 2012 Environmental Studies Commonwealth Scholarships (Covers 100% university fees & living costs)

  • 2011/12 Overseas Students Hardship Fund

  • 2012 Fully Funded Internet Courses

  • Sawiris Scholarships for Developing Countries

  • Campbell Fellowships for Women from Developing Nations

  • ARRL International Humanitarian Award

  • 2012 Clutton-Brock Scholarships for Zimbabwe

  • Danish Culture Fund

  • EARTH University Scholarships

  • French Embassy Grants

  • Fully Sponsored Student Travel Grant to Korea

  • German School Nairobi Scholarships

  • 2012 IDRC Doctoral Research Award

  • Application Guidelines - Japanese Government Scholarships 2012

  • 2012 K.U.Leuven IRO Scholarships

  • 2012 Environmental Sciences, Policy & Management Scholarships

  • Master in Applied Ecology Scholarships

  • Master Scholarships in Biomedical Engineering

  • Master Scholarships in Humanitarian Logistics and Management

  • Master Scholarships in Service Engineering

  • 2012 Master Scholarships in Sport and Exercise Psychology

  • 2012 - 2014 Master Scholarships in Tourism Management

  • Master Scholarships in Transportation & Electrical Power Systems

  • 2012 Master Scholarships in Law and Finance

  • Master Scholarships in Wind Energy

  • Master Scholarships in Documentary Filmdirecting

  • MSc Scholarships in Animal Nutrition and Feeding

  • MSc Scholarships in BioHealth Computing

  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarships

  • MA in International Peace Studies Scholarships

  • Masters Scholarships in Women's and Gender Studies

  • Master in Research and Innovation in Higher Education Scholarships

  • PhD Scholarships in Social and Agricultural Sciences

  • Rights and Voice Initiative Grants

  • 2012 Study in Norway Scholarships

  • 2012 Keizo Obuchi Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowships


    B: Internships

  • Medical Interns Urgently Needed!

  • OTB Africa Marketing Intern Jobs


    C: Jobs

  • Management Trainee Jobs

    1. Electrical Engineering Trainee
    2. Mechanical Engineering Graduate Trainee
    3. Brewing Graduate Trainee
    4. Industrial Engineering Trainee
    5. Chemical Engineering Graduate Trainee
    6. Information Technology/ Systems Graduate Trainee
    7. Commercial and Sales Trainee
    8. Logistics / Supply Chain Graduate Trainee
    9. Brand Marketing Graduate Trainee

    Application Deadline: 25th October, 2011.

  • Aga Khan Hospital Jobs

    1. Nurses - RU
    2. Specialist Doctor
    3. Nurses - Quality and Patient safety {QPS}
    4. Manager- Quality and Patient Safety{OPS}
    5. Pharmacy Department,
    6. Technologist/ technicians
    7. Various Dental Jobs
    8. Radiologist
    9. Lab Manager
    10. Documentation / Imports officer

    Application Deadline: 25th October

  • Bank Jobs

    1. Bank Economist
    2. Business Continuity & Strategic Risk Manager
    3. Regulatory Affairs & Policies Manager
    4. Talent Manager
    5. Senior HR Advisor, Retail Banking & Mortgages

    Application deadline: 7th October 2011.

  • Pastoralist Education Programs

    1. Education Specialist.

    Application deadline: 21st October, 2011

  • Field Coordinator Kenya

    1. Field Coordinator

    Application deadline: 31 Oct 2011

  • Finance Officer Job Sudan

    1. Finance Officer

    Application deadline:28 October 2011.

  • Githongo Tea factory Jobs

    1. Factory Supervisor
    2. Tea Extension Assistant
    3. Motor Vehicle Mechanic

    Application deadline: 28th October 2011.

  • GlaxoSmithKline Jobs

    1. Regulatory Affairs Manager.

    Application deadline: 24th October 2011.

  • Head of Programmes - Malawi

    1. Head of Programmes

    Application deadline : 28 Oct 2011

  • Home Shopping Centre Jobs

    1. Stores Manager
    2. Warehouse Manager

    Application deadline: 8th November.

  • Regional Communication Officer, Kenya

    Regional Communication Officer

    Application deadline: 6 December 2011

  • Regional Proposal Coordinator Kenya

    Regional Proposal Coordinator

    Application deadline: 21 Oct 2011

  • Kenya Yearbook Editorial Board Jobs

    1. Internal Auditor:

    Application deadline: 25th October, 2011.

  • Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Jobs

    1. Brand Manager (Television & Research}
    2. Brand Manager (National Radios).
    3. Assistant Brand Manager (Regional Radio Stations)

    Application deadline: 28th October 2011

  • Kenya Commercial Bank Jobs

    1. Research Economist
    2. Head Institutional Banking.

    Application deadline: 28th October 2011.

  • Specialists in Agricultural Development Projects

    1. Agricultural Specialists.

    Application deadline: 1st November 2011

  • Solidarites International Jobs

    1. Food Security and Livelihood Coordinator
    2. Water Engineer

    Application deadline: 8th November

  • Girls Education Specialist - Juba

    1. Education Specialist

    Application deadline: 25 October 2011

  • Goal Jobs - Kenya

    1. Assistant Country Director - Programmes:
    2. WASH Officer (Engineer) – Daadab.
    3. WASH Engineer (Technician) - Marsabit.
    4. Finance Administrator - Marsabit.

    Application deadline: 19th October 2011.

  • UN-HABITAT Jobs

    1. Project Reporting and Monitoring Consultant.

    Application deadline: 21 October 2011.

  • NGO Secretariate State Coordination Focal

    State Coordinator

    Application deadline: 31 Oct 2011

  • Procurement Associate Nairobi

    - Procurement Associate

    Application deadline: 27 October 2011

  • Institutional Development Anti-corruption and Governance Jobs

    1. Programme Officer

    Application deadline: October 25, 2011

  • Project Manager - Uganda

    Project Manager

    Application deadline: 8th November

  • UNOPS Jobs

    1. Project Engineer (Multiple Positions)

    Application deadline: October 21st 2011

  • Consolidated Bank Jobs

    1. Resourcing & Employee Relations Manager

    Application deadline: 21st October

  • Sotik Tea Company Jobs

    1. Assistant Supervisor

    Application deadline: 21st October 2011

  • OSIEA Jobs

    1. Programme Manager

    Application deadline: November 1

  • VSO Jitolee Jobs

    1. Fundraising Specialists
    2. Health (HIV and AIDS) Advisors
    3. Organization Development Advisors
    4. Natural Resource Manager
    5. Monitoring & Evaluation Specialists

    Application deadline: Not stated

  • Adcock Ingram East Africa Jobs

    1. Regional Sales Manager

    Application deadline: 20th October 2011

  • Canadian High Commission Jobs

    1. Development Officer

    Application deadline: October 19th 2011

  • UNHCR Jobs

    1. Associate Safety Adviser
    2. National Professional Officer (NBO)

    Application deadline: 28th October 2011

  • CIAT Jobs

    1. Human Resource Support Specialist

    Application deadline: 21 October 2011

  • HIV Service Program Facilitator Job in Kenya

    1. HIV Service Program Facilitator

    Application deadline: 21st October 2011

  • Concern Worldwide

    1. Innovations Country Manager: Sierra Leone
    2. Innovations Country Manager: Malawi
    3. Conservation Agriculture Project Coordinator: Zambia
    4. Nutrition Project Officer: Zambia

    Application deadline: 1st November.

  • Kisumu Water and Sewerage Company Jobs

    1.0 Network Maintenance Engineering
    2.0 Customer Care Manager
    3.0 In charge Non-revenue Water
    4.0 Pro-poor Programme Co-ordinator
    5.0 Human Resource Officer
    6.0 Water Network Maintenance Technician
    7.0 Leak Detection And Control Technician
    8.0 Zonal Co-ordinator
    9.0 Debt Collection Co-ordinator
    10.0 Water Kiosk Supervisor (5 POSITIONS)

    Application deadline: 30th October 2011.

  • FHI360 jobs

    1.Associate Director, Strategic Communication

    Application deadline: October 28, 2011

  • Catholic Relief Services Jobs

    1.Program Officer

    Application deadline: October 25th, 2011.

  • Bridge International Academies Jobs

    1. Assistant Accountant Nairobi, Kenya
    2. Budget Officer Nairobi, Kenya
    3. Business Support Manager Nairobi, Kenya
    4. Chief Accountant Kenya
    5. Finance Process Auditor Nairobi, Kenya
    6. Financial Accountant Nairobi, Kenya
    7. Financial Analyst Nairobi, Kenya
    8. MPESA/Finance Data Clerks Nairobi, Kenya
    9. Payables Accountant Nairobi, Kenya
    10. Payroll Accountant

    Application deadline: October 21, 2011

  • KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Jobs

    1.Research, Science and Biotechnology

    Application deadline: 7th November 2011

  • Kisii University College

    1.Senior Lecturer - 2 Positions
    2.Lecturer - 2 Positions
    3.Assistant Lecturer - 2 Positions

    Application deadline: 28th October 2011

  • Teaching Jobs in Africa

    1. Mathematics/Chemistry
    2. English/Literature
    3. Biology/Agriculture
    4. Kiswahili/English

    Application deadline: October 31st 2011

  • Nation Media Group Jobs -Kenya

    1. Scheduling Administrator
    2. Web Designer
    3.Web Developer
    4.Accountant Assistant

    Application deadline: 31st October.

  • Kenya School of Law Jobs

    1. Principal Lecturer
    2. Senior Lecturer
    3. Senior Lecturer
    4. Senior Quality Assurance Officer
    5. Compliance Officer
    6. Lecturer
    7. Accountant
    8. Performance Contracting and ISO Standards Coordinator
    9. Support Staff
    10. Adjunct Staff Positions in the Advocates Training Programme

    Application deadline: 7th November 2011.

  • USAID Jobs

    1. Environmental Compliance Monitoring Specialist.

    Application deadline: 26th October 2011

  • Kenya Maritime Authority Jobs

    1.Procurement Officer

    Application deadline: 8th November 2011

  • Kenya Wildlife Service Jobs

    1.Deputy Director Strategy & Change JG ”2”(1) Post
    2. Head of Administration JG ”3a”(1) Post
    3. Helicopter Pilot JG ”5” (1) Post

    Application deadline: 1st November, 2011

  • Management Sciences for Health Jobs

    1.TB Laboratory Specialist

    Application deadline: 0ctober 30th 2011

  • ClimateCare Jobs

    1.Carbon Project Developer

    Application deadline: 5th November 2011

  • Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya{APDK}

    1.Project Manager
    2.Marketing Manager
    3.Design Coordinator

    Applications deadline: 30th October

  • SOS Children’s Villages Kenya Jobs

    1.Village Director

    Application deadline: 2nd November 2011

  • Oxfam Jobs

    1. Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator.

    Application deadline: 3rd November, 2011

  • International Medical Corps Jobs

    1.Program Coordinator

    Apllication deadline: 31 October 2011

  • International Medical Corps Jobs

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