Copy Editor Job at East African Community


(EAHRC/2016-17/002)

The East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC) is an Institution of the East African Community (EAC) established by the 5th Extra-Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State on 18th June 2007. The EAHRC has been established as a mechanism for making available to the community, advice upon all matters of health and health related research and findings necessary for knowledge generation, technological development, policy formulations, practices and related matters. The Commission is the principal advisory institution to the EAC on all matters related to health Research and Development (R&D).
The establishment of the East African Health Research Journal (EAHRJ) is in line with the protocol establishing the EAHRC in its mandate of promoting and facilitating the application of knowledge from research.
The EAHRJ aims, among others, strengthening national and regional health policy and practice, developing human resource capacities and skills, promoting exchange and dissemination of health research information, advocacy of evidences generated from health research; and accessing to research and scientific work from East Africa.
Organ / Institution: East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC)
Duty Station: Arusha, Tanzania
Job Grade: Equivalent to Professional Position
Job reports to: Editor-in-Chief, EAHRJ 

Job Purpose:

The consultant will copyedit manuscripts submitted to the East African Health Research Journal to prepare them for publication. The consultant will report to editor-in-chief of the journal.

Duties and Responsibilities:

i. Format manuscripts in Microsoft Word to ensure consistent styles are applied within and across articles
ii. Edit manuscripts to improve organization, readability, clarity, conciseness, and adherence to house style.
iii. Edit manuscript and related files for errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax.
iv. Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources.
v. Check data referenced in the body of manuscripts against related tables and figures.
vi. Format references according to American Medical Association (AMA) reference style guidelines.
vii. Ensure in-text citations are in proper numerical order according to AMA guidelines.
viii. Edit tables and figures and format according to house style.
ix. Proofread articles after typesetting to ensure adherence to house style and appropriate layout, correct misspellings, resolve grammar and punctuation errors, and confirm URL links are active.
x. Collate internal and author corrections to articles after typesetting.
xi. Communicate with editors and authors to resolve questions.
xii. Adhere to deadlines to ensure timely and successful publication of each issue.
xiii. Interact with Editorial Manager Manuscript management system.

Qualifications and Experience:

Academic and professional qualifications:
- Masters or PhD in biology or medical field
Work experience:
- 5 years of experience editing journal articles or equivalent-style research papers.

Skills and Competencies:

- Native English speaker with thorough knowledge of the English language
- Familiarity with various style guides and manuals, particularly the AMA Manual of Style
- Familiarity with British spelling
- Ability to adhere to tight deadlines
- Experience with fact checking
- Concentration, accuracy, and great attention to detail
- Tact and diplomacy for negotiating changes with authors
- Self-motivation
- IT skills, especially MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Graphic design skills a plus.

Eligibility:

Applicants from all over the world are eligible to apply for this position at the East African Health Research Commission.

Terms and Conditions of Service:

The above position is tenable for a contract period of twelve (12) months renewable under satisfactory performance.

Equal Opportunity:

The above position is tenable for a contract period of twelve months renewable under satisfactory performance.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the qualification and experience requirements for the above mentioned position are advised to send their applications, detailed curriculum vitae, and photocopies of academic certificates, names and contact details of three (03) referees.
Please quote the reference number on the subject of the email and forward to the address below.
Applications should be submitted to the address below not later than 25th August 2017
Important Note:
1) Please submit your application electronically.
2) Applications which do not: indicate the reference number; an application  letter attached; have copies academic degrees and other professional certificates; and do not provide three referees shall be disqualified
3) Only qualified candidates will be contacted
Please note that EAHRC does not require candidates to pay money for the recruitment process. All invitations for interviews shall be done in writing.
The Executive Secretary
East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC)
C/O: Room 618, AICC Building, Kilimanjaro Wing (6th Floor)
P.O.Box 1096, Arusha, Tanzania
Tel: +255-27-2162100 ext 2114 
E-mail: eahrc-admin@eachq.org

Application Deadline:

Friday, 25 August 2017 - 5:00pm

RECRUITMENT AT US EMBASSY RWANDA


OPEN TO:                         All Interested Applicants
POSITION:                 Cook, Housekeeper and Server for Deputy Chief of Mission
OPENING DATE:      July 25, 2017
CLOSING DATE:      August 01, 2017
WORK HOURS:        Full-time 40 hours/week
SALARY:                   165,300 RWF Monthly Gross Salary
The Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Mission in Kigali, Rwanda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Cook, Housekeeper and Server.
NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:
The duties shall include: stock, organize, and clean kitchen and cooking utensils. Preparing food, cooking and serving meals as needed. Plan and prepare food for parties, holiday meals, luncheons, special functions, and other representational events, attending the bar, plan menus according to employers' needs and diet restrictions. Prepare receipts for reimbursement of events at Deputy Chief of Mission Residence expenses, and perform other duties as assigned by the Employer.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
  1. EDUCATION: Completion of secondary school is required.
  2. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three years’ experience as a Housekeeper/Server is required.
  3. LANGUAGE: Must have a good command of verbal English language and be able to read English language notes left by employer as well as fluent in Kinyarwanda.
  4. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have cooking skills and familiar with proper food handling and hygiene standards. Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule, including some evenings, weekends and public holidays. Must be scrupulously honest and demonstrate the highest levels of integrity and trustworthiness.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume to be considered.
WHERE TO APPLY:
(Please indicate in the subject line: Cook, Housekeeper and Server for Deputy Chief of
Mission)
CLOSING DATE: COB (5:30 pm) August 01, 2017

CURRENT JOBS AT RWANDAIR , DEADLINE 14 JULY 2017


Job Title: Senior Manager, Revenue Management and Pricing
Department: Commercial
Reporting to: General Manager Commercial
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develops and implements Revenue Management and Pricing procedures, policies and strategies in line with the company’s business plan and goals.
  • Oversees the day to day operation of both revenue management and pricing.
  • Defines strategic objectives, targets and KPIs for both the revenue management and the pricing sections.
  • Develops annual business plan and BSC for Revenue Management and Pricing.
  • Directs and monitors the revenue management team with the objective of maximizing revenue and uplift.
  • Directs and monitors the pricing team with the objective of creating fare structures and pricing points that are competitive and reflect the various market requirements.
  • Evaluates and controls both the Revenue Management Manager and Pricing Manager.
  • Oversees the day to day operation of both revenue management and pricing.
  • Ensures there is efficient communication and teamwork within the section and with the Sales teams they support.
  • Ensures budget utilization is effective.
  • Monitors the revenue management and pricing analysts and guides them to optimize and maximize revenue and uplift.
  • Designs inventory management processes.
  • Evaluates the need and spearheads the study and implementation of a revenue management forecasting and optimization system.
Education and Experience
  • Graduate in Mathematics, Business, Economics, Finance or any other quantitative leaning discipline.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in the commercial field.
  • At least 5 years’ management experience in a dynamic revenue management and pricing field.
  • Excellent skills in at least one inventory system.
  • Excellent understanding of the principles of revenue management.
  • Very good understanding of distribution systems.
  • Very good computer skills.
  • Post-graduate diploma or IATA/UFTA from a recognized IATA certified institution is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of SITA Gabriel inventory system advantageous
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong Analytical & Visionary skills, customer focused with good PR;
  • Planning & Organizational skills;
  • Business Acumen;
  • Knowledge of Airline Business;
  • Leadership, Coaching skills, Decisive & confident;
  • Revenue & Cost conscious.
How to apply:
  • An application letter addressed to General Manager -Human Resources;
  • 2 Recent Curriculum Vitae;
  • Relevant Qualifications;
  • A photocopy of the national identity card;
  • Two passport photos;
  • Three referees
The deadline for submitting application documents is July 14,2017 at 4pm local time at the front desk of our head office located at Kigali International Airport, Top Floor building or on below email address Hr@rwandair.com
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Job Title: Pricing Manager 
Reports to: Senior Manager Revenue Management &Pricing 
Department: Commercial
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop a competitive fare structure for RwandAir’s network
  • Conduct competitive analysis for RwandAir’s O&Ds in terms of pricing
  • Establish prices and rules according to market segments to ensure maximum optimization of revenues
  • Establish fuel surcharges across the network
  • Work closely with the Revenue Management manager and team to realize profitability for the airline
  • Monitor and control all pricing activities to deliver expected yields, revenue and passenger targets;
  • Provide input and Participate in the identification and development of new business opportunities for revenue growth. (SPA’s, Code shares, Commercial Agreements/Partnerships);
  • File all WB’s Fare levels and fuel surcharges with the filing distributor and ensure Fares are available in all channels as well as conform to all government regulations of the different markets;
  • Initiate, plan, negotiate and implement Special Prorate Agreements with other carriers and set competitive fares to boost WB’s revenue;
  • Identify, initiate and negotiate staff agreements Zonal Employee Discount (ZED) & Multilateral Interline Business Agreements; (MIBA);
  • Liaise with Sales Area to develop and seek IATA adoption and government approvals for interlineable IATA Fares for best possible value in terms of Network & Revenue;
  • Develop the pricing strategy and pricing standard operating procedures for RwandAir;
  • Lead, motivate and guide the pricing team to enhance productivity and efficiency of the unit;
  • Promote learning and growth by training, mentoring, coaching and transferring maximum knowledge to the pricing staff.
Qualification
  • BA or BSc level, preferably in statistics, mathematics, economics and accounting fields
  • At least 10 years in airline pricing environment with at least 5 years as pricing manager
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent analytical capability and very good with numbers
  • Excellent knowledge of airline pricing and fare structure
  • ATPCO filing expertise, including higher level categories
  • Very good computer skills.
  • Post-graduate diploma or IATA/UFTA from a recognized IATA certified institution is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of SITA Gabriel inventory system advantageous
How to apply:
  • An application letter addressed to General Manager -Human Resources;
  • 2 Recent Curriculum Vitae;
  • Relevant Qualifications;
  • A photocopy of the national identity card;
  • Two passport photos;
  • Three referees
The deadline for submitting application documents is July 14,2017 at 4pm local time at the front desk of our head office located at Kigali International Airport, Top Floor building or on below email address Hr@rwandair.com
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

OPPORTUNITIES AT RWANDAIR , MAY 2017


INVITATION TO TENDER 
RwandAir the national carrier with passenger Air transportation as the core activity and airport ground handling as its ancillary activity at Kigali International Airport, Kanombe; wishes to invite qualifying bidders to provide Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) System and Network Access Control (NAC) Solution to Boost I.T Security at RwandAir.
Tender no: 200/WB/04/2016 - 2017: Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) System and Network Access Control (NAC) Solution to Boost I.T Security at RwandAir.
The details of the nature and other characteristics of those tenders are found in the bidding documents at the company’s head offices located at Kigali International Airport, Terminal building, top floor.
The Bid shall comprise the following:
  1. The document should be signed, dated, duly signed and stamped.
  2. A certified copy of trading license
  3. Company Profile
  4. Bid security given by a bank which is valid for a period of thirty (30) days after bids validity
  5. Proof of purchase of tender document
  6. Recommendations of similar tenders executed
A complete set of bidding Documents in English may be obtained by interested bidders at the address below from April 28th 2017 between 9:00AM and 4:00 PM (Rwanda local Time) during normal work days on presentation of the bank statement as a proof of payment of a nonrefundable fee of 30,000RWF or 37 USD.
The sum is to be deposited at BCR on the Account N° 0001050036640174(RWF)/ 5003664-02-71(USD) both open in the name of RwandAir Express SARL. Swift code is bcrwrwrw for USD only.
Bids should be valid for a period of ninety days (90 days) after the date of handover of the bids and must be accompanied by a bid bond of 830,000 RWF or USD 1,000.
Bids must be delivered to the address below before 10:30 AM (Rwanda local time) 26th May 2017. Electronic bidding shall not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened physically in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person at 11:00AM (Rwanda local time) on the same date in the company’s boardroom.
The address referred to above is:
RWANDAIR HEAD OFFICE
KIGALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, TOP FLOOR
P.O. BOX: 7275 KIGALI – RWANDA
ATTN: CENTRAL SECRETARIAT.
EMAIL: procurement@rwandair.com
Tender no: 200WB/04/2016- 2017
Yvonne MANZI MAKOLO
D/CEO in Charge of Corporate Affairs
RwandAir

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