Resources on this site

Here’s some of what you can find on this website.

1) Individual posts of career and academic opportunities: jobs, grants, awards, networking & knowledge events, trainings, academic programmes, etc. (Many opportunities are annual or otherwise recurring. It can be strategic to look at old posts.)

2) A somewhat comprehensive list of Job Boards & Resources, including Kama Kazi, DumaWorks, Brighter Monday, Career Point, Generation Kenya, Shortlist, iHub, social enterprise, UN jobs, and Devex. Programmes like Generation Kenya and Digital Divide Data offer training or academic qualifications AND employment!

3) Good information on the job-getting process: 



Vacancies, Plan International (due 9 March)

From Plan International:

The following vacancies are available on our recruitment portal.  To access the full job description and make an online application follow the links provided.





NOTE: closing date of applications is  9th March 2018.   We encourage everyone to share widely within your networks.

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Disclaimer: Plan International Kenya does not require applicants to pay any fee at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process.  We therefore advise the general public to exercise due diligence when applying for employment.

Newsletter from Arterial Network, Africa creative civil society network

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Arterial Network is a civil society network of artists, organisations and activists engaged in building sustainable networks, information dissemination, training, policy formulation, advocacy, research and African-centred theory, all geared towards growing and strengthening the cultural and creative sectors in Africa…

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Open Society Fellowship

Applicants for the Open Society Fellowship are invited to address the following proposition: New and radical forms of ownership, governance, entrepreneurship, and financialization are needed to fight pervasive economic inequality.

This proposition is intended as a provocation—to stimulate productive controversy and debate—and does not necessarily represent the views of the Open Society Foundations. Applicants are invited to dispute, substantiate, or otherwise engage with the proposition in their submissions. Though the proposition deals with economic issues, those without an economics or business background are welcome to apply, provided they have a relevant project in mind.

Once chosen, fellows will work on projects of their own design and passion. At the same time, they are expected to take advantage of the intellectual and logistical resources of the Open Society Foundations and contribute meaningfully to the Foundations’ thinking. Fellows will also have opportunities to collaborate with one another as a cohort. It is hoped that the fellowship will not only nurture theoretical debate but also bring about policy change and reform.
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Competitive opportunities for techpreneurs, Kibera Town Centre, AlfaQ (due 21 Feb!)

Are you a Techpreneur? Do you run a business that depends heavily on Information and Communication Technology? Kibera Town Centre has a few competitive opportunities for Techpreneurship Incubation with the AlfaQ project. If you feel that you could take advantage of this, inbox us (FB) with your name and phone contact not later than 1 pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018. For more info:


Scholarship, solar installation (due 21 Feb!)

Are you a female electrical or electronics technician with an interest in Solar installation? Kibera Town Centre has 5 full scholarship opportunities for female electrical/electronics technicians to pursue T1 and T2 Licensed Solar Installers course at Strathmore University for two weeks. If you meet this strict criteria, and you are passionate about solar, and you will be available to attend the training full day for two weeks, text your name to Peter on 0780 * 812 * 883, not later than 1 pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018.


Event: Media Credibility: How can the media regain public trust? (Thursday 6pm)

Following the controversial media shutdown in Kenya in early February 2018, there has been criticism towards the media. Once considered one of the most trusted institutions, the media has come under intense public criticism including allegations of bias, manipulation, and failure to highlight issues affecting the public.

On the other hand, journalists cite frustrations over editorial decisions to ‘kill’ stories, the failure to elicit a response from the public or even government investigations to their stories and exposés. The question remains, how can we address the credibility gap between the media and the public? What can be done to address the disconnect in expectations between the media and the public? Join us for an open, candid conversation about the role of the media and how to address the disconnect in expectations between the media and the public.

Thursday 22nd February | 6:00 pm |Nairobi Garage, Pinetree plaza. (Hurlingham) The panelists will be:

Kindly take a moment to fill in this RSVP form to confirm your attendance.


Programme Management Officer, Human Settlements, UN-HABITAT

Closing date: Friday, 16 March 2018

Posting Title: Programme Management Officer, Human Settlements, P3
Job Code Title: Programme Management Officer, Human Settlements
Department/ Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Duty Station: NAIROBI

Posting Period: 31 January 2018-16 March 2018
Job Opening number: 18-HUM-UNHABITAT-88339-R-NAIROBI (R)
Staffing Exercise ID: N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Organizational Setting and Reporting

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the agency for human Settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. This post is located in Urban Economy and Finance Branch of UN-Habitat. Under direct supervision of Coordinator, Urban Economy and Finance Branch…


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