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25th November 2011, ISSUE #160.

December 2011

"Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful, that's what matters to me." ~ Steve Jobs.

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A: Scholarships & Fellowships

  • 2012 Training Scholarships at The Hague, Netherlands (2 - 4 Weeks Short Courses)

  • Applications for 2012 Short Courses in Australia Now Open (Over 350 Scholarships Available)

  • Gates 2012 Full Scholarships (in all fields)

  • 100% Full Fee/Travel/Maintanance Scholarships in Canada 2012

  • 100 Undergraduate Scholarships in Korea for 2012

  • Scholarships for African women to Studay in USA/Canada in 2012

  • 2012 Educational Grants for Women to Study in South Africa

  • 2012 Edinburgh Business School Distance MBA Scholarships

  • Start-up Finance for Young PhD Students & Researchers

  • 2012 Scholarships for study in Finland

  • 2012 Fellowships Open to Visionaries (worldwide)

  • K.U. Leuven 2012 Doctoral Scholarships

  • TU/e Talent Scholarships (2 yrs Studying Scholarship, 3 yrs Work Placement in Holland)

  • Call for Applications - Swiss Government Scholarships 2012

  • PhD Fellowships in Amsterdam

  • Talentprogramme 2012 Open for Applications!

  • Master Scholarships in Humanitarian Logistics and Management

  • Scholarship for Doctors in Developing Countries

  • Environmental Studies Commonwealth Scholarship, University of Oxford

  • Justice Initiative Fellows Program - Central European University

  • Masters in Strategic Project Management Scholarships

  • BBC World Challenge Competition

  • Eiffel Scholarships, Masters and PhD

  • Scholarships for study in Holland

  • African Graduate Fellowship, American University in Cairo

  • Undergraduate Women in Business Scholarships

  • Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

  • Swedish Institute Masters Scholarships

  • Support for Young African Women Leaders

  • PhD Scholarships in Social and Agricultural Sciences

  • The Julius Nyerere Master's Scholarship - University of Edinburgh

  • UCSC Africa Scholarship - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy

  • Master Scholarships in Tourism Management

  • MSc Graduate Research Grants

  • Research Grants for PhD Students & Young Academics

  • 2012/2013 Czech Government Scholarships

  • 2012 Graça Machel Scholarships for African Women

  • 2012/2013 MSc Food for Life Scholarships

  • CUD Scholarships Program 2012-2013 Now Availaible!

  • 2012 University of Nairobi Scholarships

  • Scholarships for Study in Africa

  • 2012 Africa University Scholarships

  • 2012 International Awards for Young People

  • 2012 Harvard Fellowships in Sustainability Science

  • 2012 Human Rights Scholarships

  • 600 Graduate Scholarships in Korea for 2012

  • Master & PhD Scholarships in Energy Science

  • Icipe Graduate Students Fellowship

  • Africa London Nagasaki Scholarship

  • Latour Antarctica Fellowship

  • Contest for Cartoonists and Artists

  • 2012 Swahili Teaching Fellowships in USA

  • Kenya University Scholarships

  • 2012 Teaching Assistant Jobs in US (teach your native language in America)

  • Announcing 2012 One World Scholarships!

  • 2012/13 UNESCO Short Courses Fellowships

  • USD$20000 Grants for Ph.D. Students in sub-Saharan Africa

  • Scholarships for Muslim Students Worldwide

  • Scholarships to Educate & Equip African Missionaries

  • 2012 PhD Scholarships for Mid-career Professionals

  • 2012 Undergraduate International Bursaries

  • Commonwealth Scholarships 2012/2013

  • 2012 MSc in Leadership for Sustainable Development Scholarships

  • 2012 MSc in Development Studies Scholarships

  • 2012 Master Scholarships in Transportation

  • 2012 Master Scholarships in Tourism Management (Final Call for Applictions!)

  • 2012 Training Scholarships at The Hague, Netherlands (2 - 4 Weeks Short Courses)

  • 2012 Training Scholarships at The Hague, Netherlands (2 - 4 Weeks Short Courses)

  • 2012 Training Scholarships at The Hague, Netherlands (2 - 4 Weeks Short Courses)

  • Mo Ibrahim Foundation PhD Scholarships


    B: Internships

  • 100's of Internships in Africa

  • Internship opportunities in Sudan and Libya

  • Research Interns

  • Finance Internship

  • Resource Associates Internship Opportunities


    C: Jobs

  • Paid Training in the US

  • 2012 World Bank Junior Professionals Program

  • Paid United Nations Volunteer Positions 2012

  • 2012 Teaching Assistant Jobs in US (teach your native language in America)

  • UNICEF - Now Recruiting New and Emerging Talent

  • Join the British Army

  • World Bank in Africa

  • ACTED International Jobs

    1. Project Development Officer: Application deadline: 30th November 2011

    2. Country Finance Manager: Application deadline: 4 Dec 2011

  • Swiss TPH Jobs

    1. Finance Professional - Application deadline: 28 November 2011

  • EQUIP Liberia Jobs

    1. Medical Coordinator - Application deadline: 25 Nov 2011

  • APOPO Vacancies

    1. Communications Manager

    2. Program Manager

    Application deadline: 02 Dec 2011

  • Handicap International Jobs

    1. Technical Advisor - Application deadline: 26 November 2011

    2. Coordinator - Application deadline: December 29, 2011

  • GRM International Jobs

    1. Gender-Based Violence Expert - Applications deadline: 30th November 2011

    2. Study Team for the Papua New Guinea Department of Education- Applications deadline: 4 th December 2011

  • World Vision Jobs

    1. Health Project Coordinator - Application deadline: December 15 2011

    2. Finance Officer - Application deadline: November 25, 2011.

    3. Advocacy Office - Application Deadline Date: 25 Nov 2011

    4. Integrated Programs Director - Application Deadline Date: 01 Dec 2011

    5. Supply Chain Management Specialist II - Application Deadline Date: 25 Nov 2011

    6. Director People & Culture - Application deadline: December 07 2011

    7. Senior Team Leader - Social Determinants of Health - Application deadline: December 2, 2011.

    8. Associate Director – People & Culture - Application deadline: December 2, 2011

  • General Manager Career Jobs

    1. General Manager - Application deadline: 25th November 2011

  • World Food Programme Jobs

    1. Procurement Officer- Application deadline: 25th November 2011

  • IPAR Jobs

    1. Resource Mobilization Officer - Application deadline: 30th November 2011

  • College Jobs

    1. Cateress
    2. Librarian
    3. Registered Male Nurse
    4. Senior Stores Clerk
    5. Accounts Clerk
    6. Driver
    7. Finance Officer
    8. Procurement Officer

    Application deadline: 25 November 2011

  • ILRI Jobs

    1. Researcher - Application deadline: 31st December 2011

    2. Procurement assistant - Application deadline: 30 November 2011

  • FSD Jobs

    1. Financial Diaries Research - Application deadline: 28th November 2011

  • PACIDA Jobs

    1. Finance and Administration Manager - Application deadline: 09 December 2011

  • Mercy Corps Jobs

    1. Finance Manager - Closing date: 8th December 2011

    2. Interim Chief of Party - Closing date: 1 December 2011

    3. Governance Advisor- Closing date: 7 December 2011

    4. Country Director - Closing date: 21 Jan 2012.

  • Summit recruitment & Training

    1. Secretary - Application deadline: 25 November 2011

  • Corporate staffing Services

    1. Export Sales Manager - Application deadline: 30 November 2011

  • The Advertiser Jobs

    1. Procurement & Logistics Manager Job

    2. Projects Manager

    3. Technical Development Co-ordinator

    Application deadline: 18 November 2011

    4. Foremen Job: Application deadline: 21 November 2011

    5. Training Manager: Application deadline: 24 November 2011

    6. Clearing and Forwarding - Application deadline: 30 November 2011

    7. Technical Advisor - Application deadline: 30 November 2011

  • Kenya Airways Jobs

    1. Equipment Operator Passenger Ramp Services - Application deadline: 2 Dec 2011

    2. Manager Outstation - Application deadline: 25 Nov 2011.

  • The Monarch Group Jobs

    1. Finance Manager - Application deadline: 28 November 2011

  • Longhorn Publishers Jobs

    1. Graphic Designer - Application deadline: 29 November 2011

  • Compugoal Computer Services

    1. IT Technician - Application deadline: 25 December 2011

  • International Medical Corps Jobs

    1. Country Director - Application deadline: 15th December 2011

  • PACIDA Jobs

    1. Finance and Administration Manager

    Application deadline: 09 December 2011

  • Habitat for Humanity International Jobs

    1. Human Resources and Administration Officer

    2. Administration, Resource Development and Communications Assistant

    3. Senior Accountant

    4. Information Technology Officer

    5. Assistant ICT Officer

    6. Regional Accounts Assistants - 7 Positions

    7. Field Officers - several positions

    Application deadline: 30th November 2011.

  • Goal Jobs

    1. WASH Technical Advisor - Application deadline: 02 Dec 2011

    2. Finance Assistant - Application deadline: 25 th November 2011

    3. Country Director - Application deadline: 16 Dec 2011

  • Toyotsu Auto Mart Jobs

    1. Accountant

    2. Sales Executive

    3. Sales Assistant

    Application deadline: 25 th November 2011

  • EATTA Kenya Jobs

    1. Accounts Assistant

    Application deadline: 15th December 2011

  • icipe Jobs

    1. Graphic Artist

    Application deadline: 24 November 2011

  • Bridge International Academies Jobs

    1. IT Officer - Application deadline: 29 November 2011

    2. Administrative Assistant

    3. Manager of Training Implementation

    Application deadline: 30 November 2011

  • SOFGEN Africa Ltd

    1. Finance Executive- Application deadline: 25th November 2011

  • University Jobs

    1. Lecturers
    2. Assistant Lecturer
    3. Assistant Lecturer in Nursing - Grade 11
    4. Quantity Surveyor
    5. Senior Library Assistant / Systems Librarian

    Application deadline: 20 November 2011

    6. Consultants in Strategic Planning and Curriculum DevelopmentApplication deadline: 24 November 2011
    7. Lecturers in ICT, Business and Law
    8. Procurement Officer
    9. Administrative Assistant
    10. Library Assistant

    Application deadline: 25 November 2011.

    11. Human Resource Officer
    12. Chief Accountant
    13. Procurement Officer
    14. Senior Education Programs Coordinator
    15. Senior Marketing and Communications Officer
    16. Monitoring and Evalution Officer

    Application deadline: 10 December 2011

    17. Professor - Grade 15
    18. Associate Proffessors - Grade 14
    18. Senior Lectures
    20. Registrar - Academic Affairs Grade 15
    21. Registrar - Administration (Grade 15)
    22. Deputy Registrar - Grade 14 (3 Posts)
    23. Deputy Finance Officer - Grade 14 (1 post)
    24. Procurement Officer - Grade 13(1 post)
    25. Internal Auditor - Grade 13 (1 post)
    26. Transport Officer - Grade 12 (1 post)
    27. Legal Officer - Grade 10 (1 post)
    28. Security Guards - Grade 3 (10 Posts)
    29. Library Clerks - Grade 3/4 (4 posts)
    30. Drivers - Grade 3/4(4 posts)
    31. Senior Administrative Assistant - Grade 10

    Application deadline: 9 December 2011

  • CAFOD Jobs

    1. East Africa Programme Support Officer - Application Deadline; 07 December 2011.

    2. Sustainable Livelihoods Programme Coordinator - Application Deadline; 11 December 2011

    3. Head of Programmes - Application Deadline; 04 December 2011

    4. Programme Manager - Application Deadline; 20 November 2011.

  • Concern Worldwide Jobs

    1. Assistant Country Director - Application deadline: 30 th November, 2011

    2. Food Income & Markets Programme Manager - Application deadline: 4 th December, 2011

    3. Assistant Country Director Systems - Application deadline: 15 th December, 2011

    4. Country Accountant - Application deadline: 1 st December, 2011

    5. Community Health & Nutrition Coordinator - Application deadline: 5th December, 2011

  • UN Jobs | International Jobs

    1. Public Information Officer - Application deadline: 24 November 2011

    2. Medical Officer - Application deadline: 23 November 2011

    3. Translator (FRENCH), P3 - Application deadline: 9 December 2011

    4. Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P3 - Application deadline: 14 December 2011

    5. ReliefWeb Editorial Assistant - Application deadline: 23rd November 2011

    6. Administrative Assistant - Application deadline: 2 December 2011

    7. ReliefWeb Editorial Associate - Application deadline: 23rd November 2011

  • Care International Jobs

    1. Program Quality Senior Advisor - Application deadline: 25 Nov 2011

    2. Country Director- Application deadline: 05 Dec 2011

    3. Program Operations Coordinator - Application deadline: 02 Dec 2011

    4. Program Quality Senior Advisor - Application deadline: 25 Nov 2011

    5. Country Director - Application deadline: 05 Dec 2011

    6. WASH Field Advisor Horn of Africa - Application deadline: 9 November 2011

    7. Health Sector Specialists - Application deadline: 06 Dec 2011

  • ACTED International Jobs

    1. Project Development Officer: Application deadline: 30th November 2011

    2. Country Finance Manager: Application deadline: 4 Dec 2011

    3. AME load SMART- Application deadline: 18 th December 2011

  • Restless Development Jobs

    1. Programme Manager - Application deadline: 28th December 2011

    2. Senior Manager - Application deadline: 23th December 2011

  • Norwegian Peoples Aid (NPA) Jobs

    1. Programme Manager - Application deadline: 31 November 2011.

  • JoinACDI/VOCA Jobs

    1. Disease/Phytosanitary Control Specialist - Application deadline: 30th November 2011

  • Cordaid International Jobs

    1. Head of Mission - Application deadline: 4th December 2011

  • Uniqare Medical Laboratories Jobs

    1. Laboratory Technologist Assistant- Application deadline: 30th November 2011

  • The Kenya Episcopal Conference Jobs

    1. Strategic Information Advisor,

    2. Strategic Information Associate

    3. Program Assistant

    Application deadline: 30 th November 2011

    4. National Executive Secretary - Application deadline: 25 th November 2011

  • World Food Programme Jobs

    1. Procurement Officer - Deadline for application: 25th November 2011

    2. National Programme Officer

    3. Human Resources Officer

    Deadline for application: 02 December 2011

  • UAP Insurance Jobs

    1. Corporate Business Development Executive - Deadline: 25 November 2011

  • Deloitte Jobs

    1. Project Manager - Application deadline: 2nd December 2011.

  • Cure International Jobs

    1. Director of Nursing - Application deadline: 28th November 2011

  • Australian High Commission Jobs

    1. Office Manager- Application deadline: 28th November 2011

  • Car & General (K) Ltd Jobs

    1. IT Manager - Application deadline: 25th November 2011

  • BBC Jobs

    1. Accountant - Application deaadline: 25th NOv 2011

  • Medair Jobs

    1. Project Support Manager

    2. Deputy Country Director

    3. Rural WASH Project Manager

    Application deadline: 17 Dec 2011

  • Save the Children Jobs

    1. Natural Resources Management and Climate Change Advisor - Application deadline: 05 December 2011

    2. Chief of Party - Application deadline: 05 December 2011

  • FAO Jobs

    1. Land and Water Officer - Application deadline: 13th December 2011

    2. Senior Trade Policy Officer - Application deadline: 02 December 2011

    3. LoA Contracts Officer - Application deadline: 04 December 2011

  • Partner Africa Jobs

    1. Regional Manager

    2. Lead social auditors

    3. Head of Capacity Building, Enterprise and Partnerships

    Application deadline: December 16, 2011

  • Helen Keller International Jobs

    1. Deputy Regional Director - Application deadline: 20 December 2011

    2. Senior Nutrition Advisor 

    3. Behavior Change Communication ( BCC) Technical Advisor

    Application deadline: December 15, 2011.

  • National Housing Corporation Jobs

    1. General Manager Corporate Services- Application deadline: 2nd December 2011

  • Teaching Jobs in Africa

    1. Trainers - Application deadline: 23 November 2011

    2.College Principal

    3.College Administrator

    Application deadline: December 5th 2011

    4. Vice Principal

    5. Teachers

    Application deadline: December 9th 2011

  • UN Women Jobs

    1. Human Resource Assistant - Application deadline: 2nd December 2011

    2. Gender and Security Specialist - Application deadline: 5 th December 2011

  • Merlin Jobs

    1. Country Director - Application deadline: December 04 2011

    2. Logistician - Application deadline: December 5 2011

  • Employment Opportunity at ICAP

    1. Country Director - Application deadline: 21 Dec 2011

  • Samaritan’s Purse International Jobs

    1. Area Coordinator

    2. Logistician

    3. Deputy Country Director

    4. Country Director

    6. Program Manager

    Application deadline: 31 Dec 2011

    7. Research Officer - Application deadline: 21st Jan 2012

  • Tetra Tech ARD Jobs

    1. Chief of Party - Application deadline: 21 December 2011

    2. Biodiversity Expert

    3. Forest Management Specialist

    Application deadline: 09 December 2011.

  • Management Systems International Jobs

    1. Senior Land Administration Advisor - Application deadline: 21 Dec 2011

    2. Chief of Party - Application deadline: 22 Dec 2011

    3. Anti-Corruption Specialists

    4. Civil Society Specialists

    Application deadline: 3 December 2011

  • Management Sciences for Health Jobs

    1. Supply Delivery Assistant - Application deadline: 14th Feb 2012.

    2. Chief of Party - Application deadline: 30th December 2011

    3. Senior Program Associate - Application deadline: 9 th December 2011

    4. Maternal Child Health Advisor - Application deadline: 15 th December 2011

  • Marketing Jobs»Sales jobs

    1. Financial Advisor - Application deadline: 2nd Dec 2011.

    2. Sales and Marketing Manager - Application deadline: 7 December 2011

  • Progressio Jobs

    1. Governance Specialist - Application deadline: 11th December 2011.

  • Florensis Kenya Ltd Jobs

    1. Welder

    2. Mason

    3. Carpenter

    4. Electrician

    5. Plumber

    6. Technical Supervisor

    7. Security Supervisor

    8. Greenhouse Supervisor

    Application deadline: 30 November 2011,

  • Vinbell International Jobs

    1. Building and Construction Project Manager - Deadline: November 30th 2011

  • Tullow Kenya BV Jobs

    1. Cost Engineer-Accounting - Application deadline: 30th November 2011.

  • Accounting Jobs

    1. Senior Manager, Audit Manager - Application deadline: 30th November 2011

  • French Embassy Jobs

    1. Press attaché - Application deadline: 30 November 2011.

  • Techno Brain Jobs

    1. NET Programmer - Application deadline: 22 November 2011

    2. General Manager - Application deadline: 10th December 2011

  • Welthungerhilfe Jobs

    1. Head of Project - Application deadline: November 30, 2011

    2. Expert (m/f) in Financial Management - Application deadline: December 30, 2011

    3. Senior Civil / Water Engineer- Application deadline: 1 st December, 2011

  • Hospital Jobs » Doctor Jobs » Nursing Jobs » Healthcare Careers

    1. Education program Coordinator (1 post)
    2. Economic development officer (1 post)
    3. Community health program manager (1 post)
    4. Clinical care manager (1 post)
    5. Pharmaceutical technologist (1post}
    6. Registered Nurse cum Pharmacist

    Application deadline: 30 November 2011

  • Nation Media Group

    1. Online Sub Editors

    2. Web Reporter

    3. Web Moderator

    4. Content Syndication Editor

    Application deadline: 30th November 2011

  • Adept Systems Jobs

    1. Director, Research and Metrics - Application deadline: 18th November 2011

    2. Human Resource Manager - Application deadline: 30th November 2011

  • Oxfam Jobs

    1. Human Resources (HR) Manager - Application deadline: 06 December, 2011.

  • COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale Jobs

    1. Project Manager Food Security and Livestock - Application deadline: December 10, 2011

    2. Logistics project Pear plus - Application deadline: December 1, 2011

    3. Director of Base - Application deadline: December 6, 2011

  • International Bar Association Jobs

    1. Legal Specialist - Application deadline: December 6, 2011

  • Comitato Collaborazione Medica Jobs

    1. Health Advisor, East Africa - Application deadline: December 6 2011

  • Practical Action Jobs

    1.Country director - Application deadline: 12th December 2011.

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