Thursday, 22 November 2012

Kenversity Sacco Accountant, Marketing, Auditor, IS and Environmental Officer

Kenversity Savings And Credit Co-Operative Society Limited

Applications are invited from qualified Kenyan Citizens for the following posts:-

BOSA Accountant (Grade M4)

Minimum Qualifications:-
  • Be a holder of Bachelor of Commerce with Accounting option or equivalent.
  • CPA (K)
  • Diploma in Co-operative Management will be an added advantage
  • Computer Literacy in Ms Office suite and Accounting packages and Navision Software.
  • 5 years experience, 3 years experience in Co-operative Society
  • Must have excellent communication skills, good interpersonal relations.
  • Age 22 – 38 years.
Marketing Officer (Grade M4)

Minimum Qualifications:-
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree Marketing option or equivalent,
  • Diploma in Marketing will be an added advantage
  • 3 years experience in Cooperative movement as a Marketer
  • Must be computer literate
  • Age 25 – 38 years.
Internal Auditor (Grade M4)

Minimum Qualifications:-
  • Be a holder of Bachelor of Commerce with Accounting option or equivalent.
  • CPA (K)
  • Be a Member of Professional bodies such as ICPAK and ACCA.
  • CISA qualification will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years experience in auditing.
  • Good working knowledge of Ms. Word, Ms Excel and Accounting packages used in Co-operative industry.
  • Age 25 – 38 years.
Audit Assistant (Grade S5)

Minimum Qualifications:-
  • Be a holder of Bachelor of Commerce with Accounting option or equivalent or CPA II.
  • Ms Office Suit and Accounting packages used in Co-operative Society.
  • 3 years accounting experience in Accounting/Auditing preferably in Cooperative Society.
  • CISA Qualification will be an added advantage
  • Age 22 – 38 years.
Accounts Assistant Grade/Teller (S5)

Minimum Qualifications:-
  • Be a holder of Bachelor of Commerce with Accounting option or equivalent
  • CPA II.
  • Ms Office Suit and Accounting packages used in Co-operative Society.
  • 3 years accounting experience in Accounting/Auditing preferably in Cooperative Society.
  • Age 22 – 38 years
Assistant Information Systems Administrator (Grade S4)

Minimum Qualifications:-
  • Diploma in Computer Information Technology from a recognized institution.
  • Experience in Sacco Software, preferably Navision software.
  • At least 2 years of experience in a reputable firm preferably Co-operative Society.,
  • Age 22 – 38 years.
Environmental Officer (Grade S2)

Minimum Qualifications:-
  • ‘O’ level KCSE D+ (plus) or Division IV
  • 3 years Experience in a busy office
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Valid driving license will be an added advantage
  • Age 22 – 38 years
Candidates who satisfy the requirements above should forward their applications for the specific position, including an updated curriculum vitae and copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials, plus names and contact address of three referees to the below address to be received not later than 5.00 pm. on 11th December, 2012.

Chairman,
Kenversity SACCO Limited,
P.O. Box 10263 – 00100,
Nairobi.

Architect

Architect (60-80K)

Our client is an Architectural firm based in Nairobi, they have been in business for the last 14 years. 
They offer Architectural Consultancy Services for building projects ranging from housing, industrial, institutional and interior.

The firm has grown steadily over the years and is currently looking for an architect to join the team of very qualified team of experts. 
The successful candidate is required to have hands on experience in a similar position.

Job Purpose:

To provide architectural services.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Carrying out detailed initial site survey including site analysis
  • Carrying out architectural design including site planning, scheme design and detailed design
  • Preparing preliminary, schematic and detailed architectural drawings
  • Measuring existing facilities and preparing measured drawings
  • Preparing, maintaining and updating detailed schedules of completed facilities
  • Make proposal and presentation to potential and exist clients
  • Any other duty given by the senior architect
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Architecture
  • At least 4 years in a similar position
  • Ability to work in a team of diverse work force
  • Excellent communication and oral communication skills
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas concisely
  • Self motivated and working with minimal supervision
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title  ARCHITECT on the email subject to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke

Recruiting Manager
Corporate Staffing Services Ltd
3rd Floor, Nabui House, Westlands (Next to Unga House) Nairobi.

N.B. We do not charge any fee for interviews and neither for having your CV in our database

Part-time Driver

Part-time Driver

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Logistics Assistant, the Part-time Driver will provide driving and some logistical support services to the MSI Kenya office in Nairobi and to support MSI field activities in locations throughout the country.  
The Part-time Driver will maintain the firm’s vehicles in a clean and serviceable condition, perform minor preventive maintenance and safety checks on a daily basis and inform the supervisor of any problems or issues.

This is not a fulltime position, however qualified drivers may expect to be engaged regularly for short-term assignments to support field activities.

Responsibilities and accountabilities:
  • Drive office staff and consultants engaged in official duties in Nairobi and field locations. Vehicle provided by MSI Kenya.
  • Manage the day – to – day maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure roadworthiness before departure, including daily check of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, fuel, etc.
  • Ensure all vehicle documents are valid and with the vehicle.
  • Complete and submit all necessary paperwork, such as mileage sheets, vehicle log sheet and travel expense reports
  • Detect and report any malfunction of vehicles systems.
  • Provide logistical assistance as assigned e.g. airport passenger pick-ups; deliveries; office errands, etc.
Qualifications:
  • Completion of secondary education or O’ level.
  • Holder of a valid and accident free driving license (Class A, B, C, or E).
  • Five years or more experience working with INGOs as a driver; USAID project experience preferred.
  • Holder of a valid certificate of good conduct.
  • Knowledge of roads and routes throughout Kenya.
  • Computer skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Proficiency in English and Kiswahili – written & verbal.
Special working conditions:

The driver may be required to work long hours and weekends to complete field assignments.

Interested candidates may apply to INFO@msi-kenya.com by submitting an up-to-date CV and cover letter including contact information of three referees and current remuneration package.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Principal Officer

An Insurance Broker is seeking to recruit the Principal Officer.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the implementation of policies, development of business plans and company budgets.
Qualification and Experience:
  • Bachelor of commerce degree from recognized university- Insurance option
  • Diploma in Insurance (AIIK or ACII)
  • Five years experience in the insurance industry with extensive knowledge of marketing issues.
If you have the aforementioned qualification, kindly Submit your application personally to the 
Director, Liberty insurance Brokers
Co. Ltd, St. Georges House, 3rd Floor,
Room 312, Parliament Road.
Or Email to info@libertyinsbrokers.co.ke,
P.O. BOX 5391 - 00200,
NAIROBI.
Tel:020 2217627/2217628 

to reach us by close of business on 30th November 2012.

Senior Architect (Monthly Salary: KShs 150,000-250,000)

Our client is an Architectural firm based in Nairobi, they have been in business for the last 14 years. 
They offer Architectural Consultancy Services for building projects ranging from housing, industrial, institutional and interior.

The firm has grown steadily over the years and is currently looking for a senior architect to join the team of very qualified team of experts. 
Salary: KShs 150,000-250,000
The successful candidate is required to demonstrate managerial skills and technical skills a similar field.

Primary responsibility

Strategic thinker
  • Look at opportunities for innovative improvements to change design
  • Understand the services and consumer thoroughly
  • Market the company within and outside Nairobi
  • React timely and appropriately to competitor activity
Brilliant executioner
  • Ensure projects are well managed as per the legal standards  form inception to completion
  • Develop and implement innovative architecture designs
Strong relationship builder, manager and team player
  • Manage and motivate the architectural team while constantly evaluating their performance
  • Build strong relationship with current clients
  • Work closely with other department in the organization to ensure smooth running of the office
 Architectural duties
  • Reviews and evaluates the design prepared by other architectures and clients in order to ensure adequacy, completeness and compliance with design criteria, design standard and the legal requirement
  • Prepare proposals and makes presentations to various clients
  • Assists in the interpretation of architectural design standards established by local jurisdictions and in the establishment of formal agreements with various outside agencies
  • Advising the client on the practicality of their project
  • keeping within financial budgets and time deadlines
  • solving problems that might occur during building
Qualifications

The successful candidate should hold the following qualifications
  • Master in related field; business field or project management
  • Degree in architecture
  • At least 7 years experience in a similar position
  • Computer literate
Key competencies
  • Ability to work in a diverse team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and works with a high degree of accuracy
  • Highly organized and flexible
  • Ability to multitask and meet changing deadlines
  • Must be self directed and able to complete projects with limited supervision
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title SENIOR ARCHITECT on the email subject to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke

Langata High School - Cooks, Nurse, Computer Assistant and Librarian

Cooks / Carter /Cateress 
Required Qualifications:
  • Aged above 30 years
  • K.C.S.E. grade D+
  • 2 yrs experience in a busy institution
Male Nurse/ Matron

Qualifications:
  • K.C.S.E. grade C
  • Diploma in catering / home management and nursing
  • Experience above 3 yrs in busy institution
Computer Assistant /Librarian

Qualifications:
  • K.C.S.E. grade D+ or C-
  • Experience 2 years
  • Computer cert & Cert in information science & library studies
Applications to reach before 7th Dec 2012 addressed to :

The Secretary Bog,
Langata High School,
P.O Box 47990 -00100
Nairobi.

Part-time Driver

Part-time Driver
 
Job Description
 
Under the supervision of the Logistics Assistant, the Part-time Driver will provide driving and some logistical support services to the MSI Kenya office in Nairobi and to support MSI field activities in locations throughout the country.  
The Part-time Driver will maintain the firm’s vehicles in a clean and serviceable condition, perform minor preventive maintenance and safety checks on a daily basis and inform the supervisor of any problems or issues.
 
This is not a fulltime position, however qualified drivers may expect to be engaged regularly for short-term assignments to support field activities.
 
Responsibilities and accountabilities:
  • Drive office staff and consultants engaged in official duties in Nairobi and field locations. Vehicle provided by MSI Kenya.
  • Manage the day – to – day maintenance of the assigned vehicle to ensure roadworthiness before departure, including daily check of tires, brakes, engine oil, fan belt, fuel, etc.
  • Ensure all vehicle documents are valid and with the vehicle.
  • Complete and submit all necessary paperwork, such as mileage sheets, vehicle log sheet and travel expense reports
  • Detect and report any malfunction of vehicles systems.
  • Provide logistical assistance as assigned e.g. airport passenger pick-ups; deliveries; office errands, etc.
Qualifications:
  • Completion of secondary education or O’ level.
  • Holder of a valid and accident free driving license (Class A, B, C, or E).
  • Five years or more experience working with INGOs as a driver; USAID project experience preferred.
  • Holder of a valid certificate of good conduct.
  • Knowledge of roads and routes throughout Kenya.
  • Computer skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Proficiency in English and Kiswahili – written & verbal.
Special working conditions:
 
The driver may be required to work long hours and weekends to complete field assignments.

Interested candidates may apply to INFO@msi-kenya.com by submitting an up-to-date CV and cover letter including contact information of three referees and current remuneration package. 
Applications close on November 30,2012 at 1700 hours.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Multinational Team Leaders and Sales Manager

A fast growing multinational MFI which provides structured finance is seeking to recruit experienced and result oriented individuals to fill the following positions;

Team Leaders- Reporting to the sales manager, the successful candidates will be responsible for recruiting, training and managing teams performance.

Academic & professional qualifications
  • A business related diploma/bachelor’s degree.
  • Working knowledge in a microfinance or a banking institution.
  • Work experience in a similar position for 1-3 years.
Regional Sales Manager- Reporting to the Head of sales and marketing, the successful candidate will be responsible for recruiting, training and ensuring business growth in the Eastern and Coast parts of Kenya.
 
Academic & professional qualifications
  • A business related bachelor’s degree.
  • Working knowledge in a microfinance or a banking institution.
  • Work experience in a similar position for 2-5 years
All applications to be sent through Kenya.info@selectafrica.net

Cesvi Solid Waste Management Consultant Evaluator Job in Juba, South Sudan

Position Code: 45_2012 CONS SUD
 
Desk Officer: Silvia Crespi
 
Project code: SUD926
 
Donor: UE
 
Position: Consultant Evaluator
 
Sector: Solid Waste Management
 
Starting Date: 26th November 2012, OR, at latest, by 10th December 2012
 
Closing date: 23rd November 2012
 
Location: Juba, South Sudan
 
Length: 6 days

Profile

Essential Criteria
  • Degree in a discipline that is directly relevant to/or provides basic skills in Solid Waste
  • Management aspects (SWM)
  • Relevant experience in SWM analysis
  • Excellent analytical and report-writing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • Good computer skills
  • Desirebles criteria
  • Previous experience in South Sudan
Work Context
 
(Description of the action)
 
Cesvi aims to strengthen the capabilities of authorities, communities and local organizations in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, in order to consolidate a system of waste management and disposal for the entire urban territory. The end of 2011 saw the termination of the response to the North Bar el Ghazal emergency where refugees returned home after years in the North.

“Environmental protection and sustainable development: building local capacities on solid waste management in South Sudan” (Contract Nr.: 208-209), is a European Commission (EC) funded project implemented by CESVI, an Italian NGO in partnership with South Sudan Development Organization (SSDO).
 
The project has started in January 2010 and will terminate by the end of November 2012 and has the long term objective of contributing to the integration of environment protection principles into policies and programmes in South Sudan (MDG 7a).
 
The main goals of the activities are: developing a strategic plan for integrated SWM through the involvement of LAs of Juba in cooperation with NSAs and improving Juba NSAs and CBOs capacity in managing SWM pilot projects.
 
Target groups of the Action are Local Authorities, NGO, Educational organizations (School teachers) and professional categories (CBOs, NSAs).
 
Job Description

A. Description of the action and objective of the Final Evaluation Mission (FEM)
 
1. Background
 
Location of FEM
 
The FEM will take place in the project’s target area in Juba County, South Sudan
 
2. Period and Duration of the FEM
 
The FEM will start on 26th of November 2012 OR, at latest, by 10th of December 2012
 
List of activities:
  •  Briefing in Nairobi and/or Juba coordination office
  •  Project Evaluation
  •  Draft Report
  •  Debriefing in South Sudan and/or Kenya Offices
  •  Final Report
3. Objectives of the FEM
 
This FEM occurs during the last month of the project implementation and has the overall objective of identifying and assessing the outcomes and the impact of the project, and to provide recommendations for future projects to be executed by CESVI in South Sudan.

4. FEM Topics
 
The consultant will be in charge of the evaluation of the project progress, and will be required to coordinate his/her activities with CESVI-South Sudan and Kenya staff and with the local partner SSDO.
 
The Final Evaluation will analyze the project’s following five dimensions:
  • Pertinence and quality of the project design;
  • Effectiveness of project implementation;
  • Effectiveness of the action;
  • Impact;
  • Sustainability.
5. Output of the FEM
 
The evaluator is expected to provide a report based on the objectives and topics described in paragraphs 3 and 4.
 
B. Information Requested to the applicant
 
The selection of the evaluator will be based on the following weighted criteria:
 
1. Qualifications of the applicant (annex CV) - 15%
 
The applicant should possess:
A degree in a discipline that is directly relevant to or provides basic skills in Solid
  • Waste Management aspects (SWM);
  • Relevant experience in SWM analysis;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent analytical and report-writing skills;
  • Good computer skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of English.
2. Methodology proposed for the FEM - 30%
 
The applicant must provide a detailed description of the evaluation methodology he/she intends to implement for the FEM.
 
3. Economic retribution required for the FEM - 20%
 
The applicant must specify required retribution, including transportation and accommodation costs, and the method of payment.
 
4. Interview - 25%
 
Short listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
 
5. References - 10%
 
The applicant must provide contacts of past employers.
 
Kindly send Description of the Evaluation Methodology, Required Retribution and References to cesvinairobi@cesvioverseas.org

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

NDMA Supply Chain Assistant, and Accounts Assistant Jobs in Kenya

The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) is a State Corporation, created by Legal Notice No. 171 of 24th November 2011, under the Ministry of State for Development of Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands, with the mandate of providing leadership and coordination on all matters relating to drought management. 
The Authority’s Board of Directors intends to fill the following positions.

Supply Chain Assistant  
(REF: NDMA 28) (23 Positions)

Reporting to the County Drought Coordinator and assist to deliver on the objectives of the function at County level

Core duties and responsibilities:
  • Ensure that procurement activities undertaken by the County Drought Management Office are in line with the Authority’s procurement policies and procedures
  • In collaboration with the County Tender Committee, assist in the preparation of tender documents and in the whole Procurement process including: preparation of tender dossiers; identification of potential suppliers and consultants; evaluation of tenders and preparation of contracts
  • Scheduling of deliveries and ensuring that inspection/testing criteria are met by the suppliers
  • Maintain the quotation (shopping), duplicates of Local Purchase Orders (LPO) and Local Service Orders (LSO) files; requisition and issue voucher file, counter receipt voucher file and delivery note file
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Diploma in Supplies Management/Supply Chain Management from a recognized Institution.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Government procurement guidelines
  • Those with a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following:- Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management will have an added advantage.
Accounts Assistant 
( REF: NDMA 29) ) (26 Positions)

Reporting to the County Drought Coordinator, the Accounts Assistant will contribute to the realisation of the Authority’s goals and objectives by assisting the County Drought Coordinator to ensure sound financial management of the County Drought Management Office

Core duties and responsibilities:
  • Advise the County Drought Coordinator on all financial matters pertaining to the County Drought Management Office
  • Coordinate the preparation of the work plans, budget and cash flow forecasts
  • Provide accurate and timely input for the preparation of quarterly and annual reports,
  • Preparation of Cheque & Cash payment vouchers, taking them for authority to pay and issuing out cheques,
  • Accounting for all receipts including interest earned/accrued on all bank accounts and preparation of bank reconciliation for all bank accounts
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • CPA II or the equivalent level in ACCA
  • Five years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Kenyan government financial, and accounting procedures
  • ICT skills – Microsoft based software
All applications with positions and reference numbers clearly indicated on the envelope should be sent to the address below by registered mail, hand delivery or by courier on or before 27th November 2012.

The Chairman
Board of Directors
National Drought Management Authority (NDMA)
P O Box 53547-00200
Kenyatta International Conference Centre, 17th floor, Door No 1710
Harambee Avenue
Nairobi

The National Drought Management Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

NDMA - County Data Analyst, Drought Response Officer, and Resilience Officer Jobs in Kenya

The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) is a State Corporation, created by Legal Notice No. 171 of 24th November 2011, under the Ministry of State for Development of Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands, with the mandate of providing leadership and coordination on all matters relating to drought management. 
The Authority’s Board of Directors intends to fill the following positions.

County Drought Response Officer 
(REF: NDMA 26) (23 Positions)

Reporting to the Drought Management Coordinator, the County Drought Response Officer is responsible for coordination of the preparation and implementation of the County drought contingency plans

Core duties and responsibilities:
  •  Coordinate Rapid Food Security Assessment to determine the drought situation and assess the level of response required
  • Consolidate all information required to trigger requests for disbursement of Drought Contingency Funds and coordinate with County and community stakeholders involved in drought response through the activation of contingency plans
  • Monitor implementation of County drought response interventions
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Degree in Range Science, Agriculture, Livestock, Economics, Sociology.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with additional academic qualifications related to Disaster Risk Management. Applicants with a Master’s degree these specified areas will have an added advantage
  • Strong ICT skills
  • Relevant working experience of at least 3 years
County Resilience Officer 
(REF: NDMA 27) (23 Positions)

Reporting to the County Drought Management Coordinator, the County Resilience Officer will be responsible for coordination of development initiatives aimed at enhancing communities’ resilience to drought in the County

Core duties and responsibilities:
  • Provide advice to County institutions on all technical issues related to drought risk reduction strategies and promote capacity building of community level planning structures
  • Facilitate mainstreaming of Community Managed Disaster Risk Reduction and climate change adaptation into community and County level development plans Coordinate the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of drought risk reduction initiatives undertaken by various actors in the County
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Degree in Range Science, Agriculture, Livestock, Economics, Sociology.
  • Preference will be given to individuals with additional academic qualifications related to Disaster Risk Management, Community Development, Livelihoods Studies, and Food Security. Applicants with a Master’s degree these specified areas will have an added advantage
  • Experience in Community Driven Development
  • Relevant working experience of at least 3 years
All applications with positions and reference numbers clearly indicated on the envelope should be sent to the address below by registered mail, hand delivery or by courier on or before 27th November 2012.

The Chairman
Board of Directors
National Drought Management Authority (NDMA)
P O Box 53547-00200
Kenyatta International Conference Centre, 17th floor, Door No 1710
Harambee Avenue
Nairobi

The National Drought Management Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

NDMA Senior Accountant, and Drought Information Officer Job in Kenya

The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) is a State Corporation, created by Legal Notice No. 171 of 24th November 2011, under the Ministry of State for Development of Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands, with the mandate of providing leadership and coordination on all matters relating to drought management. 
The Authority’s Board of Directors intends to fill the following positions.
 
Senior Accountant 
(REF: NDMA 23) ( 1 Position)

Reporting to the Finance and Accounts Manager, the Senior Accountant will contribute to the realisation of the Authority’s goals and objectives by assisting the Finance and Accounts Manager to ensure sound financial management and to undertake field monitoring and evaluation missions to project sites to verify financial accounts at field level.

Core duties and responsibilities:
  • Maintain and control bank accounts including checking of bank statements and Bank Reconciliation Statements
  • Preparation of payment documents and ensuring they are processed in a timely manner taking them for authority to pay and issuing out cheques
  • Handling all programme daily cash transactions and keeping petty cash imprest
  • Processing of computerized payroll for the programme
  • Handling the payments of statutory and other payroll deductions and filing annual returns to the relevant government bodies
  • Accounting for all Receipts including interest earned/accrued on all bank accounts and Appropriation In Aid (AIA) received by the Authority
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting option) from a recognized institution.
  • CPA Part II or the equivalent level in ACCA
  • 5 years of relevant experience in fully computerized government or commercial environment
  • Knowledge of Kenyan government financial, and accounting procedures
  • ICT skills – Microsoft based software
County Drought Information Officer 
(REF: NDMA 24) ( 26 Positions)

Reporting to the Drought Management Coordinator, the County Drought Information Officer is responsible for operation of the county drought information system

Core duties and responsibilities:
  • Ensure punctual quality control of data collection and analysis
  • Coordinate food security and drought management data collection and analysis
  • Responsible for timely compilation and distribution of County Drought Early Warning bulletins including the feedback of County Drought Early Warning messages to recipient communities
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in Range Management/Science, Rural Development Studies, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Sociology.
  • Applicants with a Master’s degree these specified areas will have an added advantage
  • Proven experience in conducting household surveys and managing survey data
  • Practical knowledge in use of GIS and Remote Sensing applications
  • Relevant working experience of at least 3 years
All applications with positions and reference numbers clearly indicated on the envelope should be sent to the address below by registered mail, hand delivery or by courier on or before 27th November 2012.

The Chairman
Board of Directors
National Drought Management Authority (NDMA)
P O Box 53547-00200
Kenyatta International Conference Centre, 17th floor, Door No 1710
Harambee Avenue
Nairobi

The National Drought Management Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

NDMA M&E Officer, and Supply Chain Officer

The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) is a State Corporation, created by Legal Notice No. 171 of 24th November 2011, under the Ministry of State for Development of Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands, with the mandate of providing leadership and coordination on all matters relating to drought management. 
The Authority’s Board of Directors intends to fill the following positions.

Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer 
(REF: NDMA 21) (1 Position)

Reporting to the Planning & Policy Manager, the M&E Officer is responsible for effective monitoring, evaluation and reporting of activities implemented under the Authority.

Core duties and responsibilities
  • Monitor the implementation of Authority’s plans and carry out impact assessments of all drought management interventions spearheaded under the Authority
  • Provide technical assistance to the Authority’s County Offices to develop comprehensive monitoring end evaluation guidelines and systems
  • Carry out training at national and county level to assist with the implementation of the Authority’s M&E system
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Policy and Analysis, Research Methodology. Preference will be given to individuals with additional academic qualifications related to M&E. Applicants with a Master’s degree in these specified areas will have an added advantage
  • A minimum of three years field experience in M&E
  • Proven abilities in the areas of research, impact assessments, project/program monitoring and evaluation, documentation and advocacy;
  • Sound ICT Knowledge: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentations and statistical applications (SPSS and EPI info, etc).
Supply Chain Management Officer
(REF: NDMA 22) (1 Position)

Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Supply Chain Management Officer will assist the Supply Chain Manager to deliver on the objectives of the function Core duties and responsibilities:
  • Assist in the preparation of tender documents and for the whole Procurement process
  • Receive and record all invoices in the register and then forward to the Finance Officer for processing of the payment
  • Maintain the quotation (shopping) register, duplicates of Local Purchase Orders (LPO) and Local Service Orders (LSO) files; requisition and issue voucher file, counter receipt voucher file and Delivery Note file
  • Maintain the Asset and disposal registers
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following:- Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Procurement and Supplies Management, Marketing from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Government procurement guidelines
All applications with positions and reference numbers clearly indicated on the envelope should be sent to the address below by registered mail, hand delivery or by courier on or before 27th November 2012.

The Chairman
Board of Directors
National Drought Management Authority (NDMA)
P O Box 53547-00200
Kenyatta International Conference Centre, 17th floor, Door No 1710
Harambee Avenue
Nairobi

The National Drought Management Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

NDMA Early Warning Database Officer and Database Administrator

The National Drought Management Authority (NDMA) is a State Corporation, created by Legal Notice No. 171 of 24th November 2011, under the Ministry of State for Development of Northern Kenya and other Arid Lands, with the mandate of providing leadership and coordination on all matters relating to drought management. 
The Authority’s Board of Directors intends to fill the following positions.

Early Warning Database Officer 
(REF: NDMA 19) (1position)

Reporting to the Drought Information Manager, the Early Warning Database Officer is in charge of the coordination and supervision of data collection and analysis

Core duties and responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and supervise collection and analysis of data related to county early warning systems and ensure quality control of drought information
  • Support organization of food security assessments and baseline surveys
  • Assist in the development and documentation of Drought Early Warning manuals and organize periodic training for county-based staff
  • Ensure the dissemination of appropriate, relevant and timely drought risk management and early warning information at community level and advocate translation of the information into action.
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Range Management/Science. Applicants with a Master’s degree in these specified areas will have an added advantage
  • Relevant working experience of at least 3 years
  • Proven expertise and experience in survey methods, statistical analysis and quality control of data gathering and processing
  • Experience in the application of GIS and remote sensing technology
Database Administrator 
(REF: NDMA 20) (1 Position)

Reporting to the ICT Manager, the Database Administrator will be responsible for the day to day running of the Authority’s databases

Core duties and responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain the Authority’ databases and ensure that applications are developed using both national and international software development standards and best practices
  • Support integration of GIS and Remote Sensing /Earth observation products into the database development process
  • Undertake capacity building of the Authority’s staff both at national and county levels and support county offices in the administration of drought management databases
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in computer science. Applicants with a Master’s degree in Computer Science will have an added advantage
  • Certification from relevant recognized professional body in database development, particularly in SQL Server, and a FOSS database management system such as MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Practical knowledge in use of GIS and Remote Sensing applications
  • Relevant working experience of at least 3 years
County Data Analyst 
(REF: NDMA 25) ( 26 Positions)

Reporting to the County Drought Information Officer, the County Data Analyst will be
responsible for data analysis and management of databases

Core duties and responsibilities:
  • Undertake analysis of data related to the County Drought Early warning systems
  • Administer the Authority’s databases at County level for the management of information systems (Drought Early Warning system & contingency planning database, and Management Information System - MIS for Drought Contingency Funds)
  • Ensure the incorporation of GIS and Remote Sensing/Earth Observation datasets that can be used to complement the Drought Early Warning System indicators and integrate them into the appropriate database and reports
  • Provide ICT services to the County Authority’s Office
Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Range Science. Applicants with a Master’s degree these specified areas will have an added advantage
  • Strong ICT skills and proficient in use of a GIS Software
  • Extensive expertise in survey methods and statistical analysis
  • Relevant working experience of at least 3 years
All applications with positions and reference numbers clearly indicated on the envelope should be sent to the address below by registered mail, hand delivery or by courier on or before 27th November 2012.

The Chairman
Board of Directors
National Drought Management Authority (NDMA)
P O Box 53547-00200
Kenyatta International Conference Centre, 17th floor, Door No 1710
Harambee Avenue
Nairobi

The National Drought Management Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Health, Safety and Environment Officer

Health, Safety and Environment Officer

Ref : KETRACOI5/1 C14011 I -B

The Kenya Electricity Transmission Co. Ltd. (KETRACO) was incorporated in December, 2008 under the Company’s Act Cap 486 as a state corporation wholly-owned by the Government. 
KETRACO’s mandate is to design, construct, operate and maintain new high voltage electricity transmission infrastructure that will form the backbone of the National Transmission Grid in line with Kenya Vision 2030.

KETRACO wishes to recruit a suitable candidate to fill the position of the Health, Safety and Environment Officer.

The position will report to the Head of Security Services.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Provide safety and health advice to Management, KETRACO staff, and other stakeholders;
  • Develop and implement overall Safety and Health Policies, Procedures and training programmes in line with Occupational Safety & Health Act, 2007;
  • Undertake safety audits and timely accident/incident investigations and compile reports;
  • Identify unsafe acts, conditions and hazards, investigate root causes and identify corrective and preventive actions and report to Management;
  • Develop and maintain safety and health performance measures, reports and monitoring processes;
  • Undertake regular staff sensitization workshops/training sessions on safety, Emergency and fire evacuation;
  • Develop and maintain safety and health training records for all KETRACO staff;
  • Guide in the purchase of appropriate personal protective clothing and equipment;
  • Ensure Safety and Health Committee is operational/functional;
  • Liaise with Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health Services and other safety & health practictioners for continuous update of health and safety practice at KETRACO;
  • Communicate changes in safety and health legislation to KETRACO Management and staff;
  • Liaise with on-site contractors to ensure their compliance with company safety regulations and adherence to safety standards including basic induction training;
  • Maintain data base of all safety incidents/accidents reported; and
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual safety reports.
Education/Professional Qualifications
  • Must be in possession of a Science based Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. A degree in Occupational Safety & Health will be an added advantage;
  • Must have at least 7 years’ experience in Health Safety and Environment Management; two of which should be in Safety Audits and Quality Management systems;
  • Must be registered with Directorate of Occupational Safety and Health Services as a Safety Advisor/Auditor.
  • Registration with NEMA as a lead expert will be an added advantage.
Skills and personal attributes
  • Be computer literate
  • Have ability to adapt quickly and be flexible to new demands, priorities and take a firm stand where necessary;
  • Have excellent communication, Organizational, planning and analytical skills.
Candidates who meet the set criteria should submit their applications together with their C.Vs including details of their day time contacts, attaching copies of all certificates and testimonials to be delivered or mailed so as to reach the Chief Executive Officer not later than 3oth November 2012 at 5.00 p.m.
 
The envelope enclosing the application should have the above job reference clearly stated.

KETRACO is an equal opportunity employer. 
Any form of canvassing shall lead to disqualification.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Address Your Applications To:

The Managing Director,
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Limited,
2nd Floor, Capitol Hill Square,
Chyulu Road, Upperhill
Ro. Box 34942 -00100,
Nairobi.

Sales Jobs

A Telecommunications Company is sourcing enthusiastic, dynamic and focused persons to sell and market our products

Requirements
  • Professionalism
  • KCSE Certificate is a must
  • Diploma/Degree an added advantage
  • IT Knowledge an added advantage
  • Experience an added advantage
  • National ID Card
  • Ages between 21-40years
Commission Payment is done on a weekly basis

Sales Payment is done on a monthly basis

Average salary of Ksh. 20000 call Susan on 0770835281 to book an appointment

Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Manager

The Client:
 
Our client, a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and related services to mobile and fixed network operators globally wishes to recruit a seasoned Human Resources Manager to drive its people agenda in East Africa.

The Role
The HR Manager will be a key member of our clients Management Team. S/he will be accountable for the provision of HR services to the business.  
This covers all aspects of the HR spectrum in coordination with the respective subject matter experts at the back end so as to meet the clients present and future business needs, in line with global HR practices.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the HR function for employees in our clients business. This includes design and implementation of Human Resources programs, processes, policies, strategies and partnering with managers to meet business goals.
  • Employee relations champion:  Drive employee engagement initiatives resulting in effective employee advocacy.
  • Enabler: Coach Managers and employees on subjects such as company processes, policy, career, and leadership.
  • Study local Practices and legal nuances to ensure legal compliance, Benefits and practices in line with the industry practice
  • Understand training requirements and work with managers to address these
  • Onboarding and assimilation of local hires into our clients business culture, policies, processes
  • Act as a resource for staff on all issues relating to HR best practice, policies and procedures and provide support in cases where there are difficult issues or disputes
  • Facilitate and manage Workplace Relations, two-way communication between management and staff at all levels
  • Be the custodian of Employment contracts, regularly update handbooks and process documents
Education & Experience:

Graduate in Human Resources from a premier college, with approximately 7-10 years of work experience. 
This position will require approximately 20% travel within Africa and where our client is present.

Skills & Competencies:
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail and follow-through
  • High customer orientation
  • Demonstrated competence & strong background in employee relations, coaching and talent management
  • Proven ability to multi-task, deal with ambiguity, work in a team environment, recognize trends, and identify systematic approaches to solving problems
  • Superior consulting, communication, presentation, facilitation and influencing skills with the ability to adapt style to all levels of management and employees
  • Ability to work with diverse teams and good cultural awareness
  • Strong problem solving and decision making capabilities
  • Demonstrate initiative and creative thinking
  • Exposure to Africa (especially Eastern Africa) will be a big plus.
How to Apply

Interested candidates should send an application and full updated CV to recruitment@wilomointernational.co.ke to be considered for this exciting role.

Please DO NOT attach any Certificates.

Indicate your desired salary on the application letter.

Closing date for submission of applications is Tuesday, November 20, 2012.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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