Friday, 13 January 2012

National Housing Corporation - Chief Urban Planner, Human Resource Officer, Internal Auditor and Assistant Internal Auditor Job Vacancies in Kenya

National Housing Corporation (NHC) is a State Corporation established under the Housing Act Cap 117 Laws of Kenya and whose mission is to play a leading role, in the efficient provision of adequate and affordable housing and related services.

NHC is seeking to recruit suitably qualified Kenyan citizens to fill the following positions: -

Chief Urban Planner

Ref NHC/CUP/01/2012

This position will be reporting to the Technical Manager and will be responsible for advising Management on all aspects of physical planning and urban development issues and requirements, Coordinating and monitoring all physical development projects undertaken in the Corporation to ensure conformity with approved standards, among other duties.

Requirements for appointment of Chief Urban Planner

For appointment to this position the ideal candidate must:
  • Possess a Bachelors and/or a Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from a recognized University
  • Be a Practicing planner in Kenya, registered with Physical Planners Registration Board (PPRB)
  • Be a corporate member of the Kenya Institute of Planners (KIP) or other relevant professional body incorporating Urban & Regional Planners
  • Have worked in a comparable senior position for a period of not less than 5 years.
  • Be a team player and computer literate
  • Must have demonstrated professional competence in: development of urban and regional plans, procedures of development applications and permissions, application of development ordinances and monitoring development projects and ensuring compliance with approved plans.
Human Resource Officer II Training & Development (Re-Advertisement)

Ref NHC/HRTD/01/2012

The Human Resource Officer II will handle all aspects related to training and development including identifying training needs & designing appropriate training programmes, providing guidance on training and development matters, coordinating and providing logistics pertaining to facilitation of both external and internal training, coordination of industrial attachments and internship of students.

For appointment to this position the candidate must:
  • Be in possession of a Bachelors of Arts degree or Business Administration from a recognized University.
  • Possess a post graduate diploma in Human Resources Management or related equivalent.
  • Possess six (6) years relevant experience in the field of Human Resource training and development.
  • Demonstrate proven experience in the area of Training and Development.
  • Be a member of Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) or Kenya Institute of Management (KIM).
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Be computer literate
Internal Auditor I

Ref NHC/IA/01/2012

Reporting to Head of Internal Audit, the Internal Auditor I will be responsible for undertaking Audit assignments which include auditing of annual/final accounts, undertaking systems audit and investigations, preparation of Management Audit reports & collation of Audit Queries among other duties.

For appointment to this position the candidate must:
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration degree from a recognized University
  • Possess CPA (K) or ACCA Final from a recognized institution
  • Possess nine (9) years relevant experience in Audit/Accounting duties and responsibilities
  • Be a registered accountant with ICPAK or equivalent professional body for a minimum of six (6) years
  • Be a team player and computer literate
Assistant Internal Auditor

Ref NHC/AIA/01/2012

The officer will be required to undertake a variety of auditing work which include involvement in audit of annual accounts, preparation of analytical audit observations and reports.

The officer may also be required to carry out a review of accounting processes, financial and budgetary systems audit under the guidance of a senior officer.

For appointment to this position the candidate must:
  • Be in possession of a Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration degree from a recognized University
  • Possess CPA II or ACCA II from a recognized institution
  • Possess three (3) years relevant experience in Audit/Accounting duties and responsibilities
  • Be a team player and computer literate
The successful candidates will be subjected to Performance Contracting.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications in confidence together with copies of detailed and up to date CV, certificates and testimonials indicating current and expected remuneration, and names of three referees to the following address: -

The Managing Director
National Housing Corporation
P.O. Box 30257 00100
Nairobi

Important: Applications should be in a sealed envelope clearly quoting at the top of the envelope the Position applied for with the relevant Reference Number.

Closing date is Friday, 27th January 2012 and only short listed candidates will be contacted.

“National Housing Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and persons with disability (PWD) are encouraged to apply”

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