To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.


PHP Web Developer/IT Support1

  • Company: Elective Africa
  • Deadline: Thursday 10th May 2012
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description


Elective Africa is an organizer of medical electives, projects and volunteer trips to Africa.  We are looking for a talented web developer who will also provide IT support to the Elective Africa team. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast growing company where you can grow your talent to the maximum.


Job Function

  1. Supports, develops and maintains the main company website. Develops creative solutions that support growth of business and work efficiency.
  2. Supports all technology related functions including user support and IT maintenance and troubleshooting
  3. Maintains EA web presence and online marketing and monitoring channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Adwords, Google Analytics. 

Skills and Abilities

  1. Excellent knowledge of PHP programming
  2. Knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript programming including a JS library like jQuery.
  3. Knowledge of Zend Framework added advantage
  4. Knowledge of relational database management systems and MySQL database
  5. Excellent aptitude; ability to solve problems
  6. Knowledge of Windows operating system including installation, troubleshooting and general maintenance.  Knowledge of MacOS a plus.
  7. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to provide clear and patient instruction.
  8. Good organization, verbal and writing skills. 
  9. Ability to work independently.



You must have at least one year experience coding in PHP and proven experience with desktop support 

How to apply

Please send your application packet to Include:

  • Updated curriculum vitae
  • Copies of your academic and professional certificates
  • Links to web applications you have developed
  • A one-page statement on why you believe you are suited for this position.