Monday, 16 January 2012

Catering & Tourism Development Levy Trustees (CTDLT) - Finance Manager, Procurement Officer, ICT Technical Officer and Risk Management Officer Jobs in Kenya

Catering & Tourism Development Levy Trustees (CTDLT), a State Corporation established under the Hotels & Restaurants Act Cap 494, Laws of Kenya and with the core mandates of Collecting, controlling and administering the Training and Tourism Development Levy Fund and Establishing and Developing National Standards for Testing skills required in the Tourism industry, is seeking highly qualified, motivated, self driven and result oriented individuals for the following positions:

1. Finance Manager

Job Group 3

Key responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the role of the Finance Manger will be to:
  • Develop and implement prudent management and investment plans and mechanisms in the Finance department to minimize financial risks in line with the government guidelines
  • Coordinate and implement the overall function of managing Organizational funds, while upholding good financial practices based on International standards
  • Prepare reports to the Chief Executive Officer on all financial matters to cover, receipts, payments and banking
  • Align the operations of the department with appropriate technological operations
  • Implementation of financial policies decisions of the Board of Trustees to ensure proper administration of budgetary controls, accountability of financial rules and regulations
  • Managing the accounting and monitoring procedures for the Organization finances to ensure accounts to remain unqualified.
  • Prepare budget performance reports
  • Update the Board regarding changes in legislation or regulations that may affect the Organization business operations and ensure that all statutory legal financial obligations are met on time
  • Supervise and train all staff of Accounts from time to time
  • Any others duties as may be delegated by the Chief Executive Officer.
Education and experience minimum requirements:
  • University degree in Financial Management related fields
  • Post graduate qualification is desirable
  • Eight years experience in a busy finance department in a senior position with clear track record of performance in a similar position.
  • Professional accounting qualification CPA (K) ACCA CA
  • Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Sound Analytical and IT skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Competent in basic Computer packages MS Office suite and relevant finance related packages
  • Minimum age thirty five years
2. Procurement Officer

Job Group 5

Key responsibilities

Reporting to the Procurement Manager, the procurement officer’s role will be to:
  • Assist the Procurement Manager in preparation and implementation of Organizational Procurement Plans.
  • Ensure adherence to Procurement regulations
  • Facilitate in collaboration with other departments timely procurement of goods and services
  • Ensure appropriate maintenance of re-order levels of goods
  • Update records of new assets acquired for purposes of insurance
  • Prepare and carry out Board of survey as when required
  • Carry out price comparisons and ensure purchase of goods and services as per specifications in line with the Public Procurement regulations
  • Ensure adherence to procedures of QMS
  • Secretary to the Procurement Committee
  • All other duties as may be assigned by Management
  • Follow through on all the procedures – sourcing quotation, summary bid analysis
  • Maintain close communication with the vendor as to the delivery schedule.
Education and experience minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business related studies with a professional certificate in supplies management from a recognized University/institution or relevant qualifications.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a comparable and relevant position.
  • Should be proficient in computer use and its application in the relevant area.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Competent in basic Computer packages MS Office suite and relevant finance related packages
3. Risk Management Officer

Job Group 5

Key responsibilities

Reporting to the Finance Manger, Risk Management Officer’s role will be:
  • To ensure continuous and effective identification of risks and provision of prudent up to date mitigations.
  • Implement and monitor the Organizational Risk Management Policy.
  • Assist the Board and Senior Management to establish and communicate the Organization’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) objectives and direction.
  • Assist Management with integrating Risk Management with the strategy development process.
  • Assists the CEO and the Executive Committee to develop and communicate Risk Management Policies, risk appetite and risk limits.
  • Assists in developing risk mitigation strategies for the Organization’s critical risks and for monitoring these risks.
  • Establishes, communicates and facilitates the use of appropriate ERM methodologies, tools and techniques.
  • Works with all departments to establish, maintain and continuously improve risk management capabilities.
  • Facilitates enterprise-wide risk assessments and monitors priority risks across the organization.
  • Implements appropriate risk reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Executive, Management and Board of Trustees.
  • Ensures effective alignment between the ERM process and internal audit and risk financing.
  • Conducts risk management education and training from time to time.
  • Assists the Executive Management with capital and resource allocation decisions on matters related to risk.
  • Provide an independent view regarding proposed business plans and transactions.
  • Broad understanding of all key areas of the organization.
  • Have a strong presence and can interact effectively with the Board, CEO and senior management.
  • Secretary of the Risk Management Committee
  • Competent in basic Computer packages MS Office suite and relevant packages for the tasks
Education and experience minimum requirements
  • University degree in Business related field relevant field
  • Five years experience in conducting risk assessment in the public or private sector
  • Membership of relevant professional body
  • Sound Knowledge of relevant legislations and Organizational legal requirement and frameworks
  • Sound Knowledge of Basic computer packages MS Office suite
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills Competent in basic Computer packages MS Office suite and relevant finance related packages
4. ICT Technical Services Officer

Job Group 5

Key responsibilities

Reporting to ICT Manager the ICT officer’s role will be to ensure continuous and effective provision of up to date ICT services in the Organization, and carry out troubleshooting in the related areas.
  • Assist the ICT Manager to maintain and update the Management Information System (MIS) for the collection, analysis and dissemination of data within CTDLT.
  • Assist the ICT Manger to ensure continuous upgrade and setup of supporting network infrastructure.
  • Ensure secure, continuous uninterrupted availability and functionality of Corporation’s computer systems.
  • Ensure enhancement of new technology as per the trends which are cost effective and value adding to the company.
  • Review systems infrastructure, implementation and integration.
  • Provide continuous training to staff on ICT system equipment use and user of applications on need basis.
  • Maintain and continuously account to the HOD –ICT on the delivery of set departmental targets and provide regular ICT monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Management including appointments in various committees.
Education and experience minimum requirements
  • A holder of BSc in Computer Science/Information Technology from a recognized University
  • Certification in MCSE, CCNA.
  • Knowledge of Linux, Windows 2003/2008 Server and IBM Informix Operating Systems.
  • Hands-on experience in one of the mainstream ERP’s will be a distinct advantage.
  • Support integration of mobile, email, web and other electronic resources into a Document Management ICT system for information gathering, processing, archiving and dissemination
  • Experience with backup and recovery of Data / System Files
  • Experience in Configuration, Management, and Troubleshooting of LAN /WAN Network devices (Routers, Switches, and Firewalls etc.)
  • Configure and monitor the performance of specific applications to ensure they operate to agreed performance levels
  • Performing on-site and remote technical support
  • Should be willing to work for extended hours.
Prospective Candidates who meet the requirements are asked to submit applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae with three referees, copies of relevant certificates, testimonials, cover letter and day contact telephone number to: -

The Chief Executive Officer,
Catering & Tourism Development Levy Trustees,
NHIF Building Parking Tower 5th Floor,
P.O. Box 46987 – 00100 GPO,


To reach the office not later than 5.00 pm. Monday 30th January 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

CTDLT is an equal opportunity employer



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