Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Railway Training Institute (RTI) - 9 Vacancies

1.    HEAD OF CAMPUS  REF: HRR/ADM 050
The Head of campus will be reporting to the Director and oversees the pursuit of excellence in all of the campus academic and administrative activities.
i)     Organizing, coordinating and facilitating academic training sessions
ii)    Overseeing delivery of courses by teaching staff
iii)   Reviewing, appraising and updating of the curriculum taught at the Institute
iv)   Recommending on the reading materials to be acquired and stocked at the Library
v)    Overseeing research and consultancy services in the faculty
vi)   Overseeing the development of relevant teaching materials

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i)     Overseeing the formulation and implementation of academic policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
ii)    Interpretation and implementation of the campus academic policies as formulated by the Board and as required by KMA/IMO
iii)   Overseeing academic planning, programs and support services.
iv)   Coordinating academic research activities at the campus
v)    Spearheading the development of curricula and curricula materials at the campus
vi)  Supervision of support staff at the campus

QUALIFICATIONS:
Appointment to the position will be made from persons who:
i)     Hold a Masters Degree in social sciences or its equivalent from a recognized university.
ii)    Hold a Post Graduate qualification in Administration or its equivalent from a recognized university.
iii)   Have satisfactorily served as a Dean of faculty or comparable position in the Institute or in a comparable position with similar responsibilities in like institutions for a minimum period of five (5) years.
iv)   Demonstrate high degree of professional competence and managerial capability.
v)    Are self-motivated and team player.
vi)   Have excellent computer skills.
vii) Possess high analytical and initiative abilities.
viii)  Have ability to enable and inspire team effort achieve long term development.

2.    H.O.D MARINE ENGINEERING REF: HRR/ADM 051
Reporting to the Head of Campus . Shall be responsible for organizing, coordinating and facilitating academic training sessions and overseeing the delivery of courses by teaching staff in the campus

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i)     Organizing, coordinating and facilitating academic training sessions.
ii)    Overseeing the delivery of courses by teaching staff.
iii)   Review, appraisal and updating of the curriculum taught at the Institute.
iv)   Recommending on the reading materials to be acquired and stocked at the library.
v)    Overseeing research and consultancy services in the faculty.
vi)   Overseeing the development of relevant teaching materials.
vii) Overseeing the provision of appropriate teaching aids for teaching staff Overseeing the provision of appropriate teaching aids for teaching staff

QUALIFICATIONS:
Appointment to the position will be made from persons who:
i)     Hold a Degree in a relevant discipline as area of jurisdiction or its equivalent from a recognized university.
ii)    Have satisfactorily served as a Senior Lecturer in the Institute or in a comparable position with similar responsibilities in like institutions for a minimum period of three (3) years Hold a Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline as area of jurisdiction or its equivalent from a recognized university.
iii)   Have satisfactorily serves as a Senior Lecturer in the Institute or in a comparable position with similar responsibilities in like institutions for a minimum period of three (3) years.
iv)   Have demonstrated high leadership skills.
v)    Possess high level of integrity.
vi)   Have ability to work within a team while taking responsibility for the team.
vii) Have strong verbal and written communication skills.

3.    INSTRUCTORS - MARITIME COURSES / REF: HRR/ADM 052
Reporting to the H.O.D Marine Engineering. Shall be responsible for planning, developing and evaluating relevant usable teaching materials. Planning, designing and evaluating curricula in the specific area of specialization.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i)     Teaching using various methodologies such as group discussions and demonstrations in the area of specialization.
ii)    Planning, developing and evaluating relevant and usable teaching materials.
iii)   Identifying the problems which impede the organization development and conducting research with a view to coming up with feasible solutions via training.
iv)   Planning, designing and evaluating curricula in the specific area of specialization.
v)    Guiding and counseling students in matters related to their academic and social welfare

QUALIFICATIONS:
Appointment to the position will be made from persons who:
i)     Must be accredited by KMA
ii)    Must be a holder of certificate of completion of instructors training course (IMO model course 6.09) or equivalent teacher education on teaching methodologies, test and measurement
iii)   Must be a holder of certificate of proficiency in PSCRB
iv)   Must be a holder of a certificate of proficiency in Advanced fire fighting
v)    A certified fire fighter with not less than one (1) year experience obtained at a recognized organization
vi)   Must be a holder of certificate of competency of a navigational or Engineering watch and
vii) Must be a holder of certificate of proficiency in PSCRB and
viii)                Must be holder of COP in PFRB and
ix)   Must be a holder of a COP in AFF
x)    Must be a holder of a COC at the management level and
xi)   Must have not less than two (2) years seagoing service in the various competency skills

4.    MARINE CONSULTANT LECTURERS REF: HRR/ADM 053 (3 Yrs Contract)
Reporting to the H.O.D Marine Engineering. Shall be responsible for planning, developing and evaluating relevant usable teaching materials. Planning, designing and evaluating curricula in the specific area of specialization.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i)     Teaching using various methodologies such as group discussions and demonstrations in the area of specialization.
ii)    Planning, developing and evaluating relevant and usable teaching materials.
iii)   Identifying the problems which impede the organization development and conducting research with a view to coming up with feasible solutions via training.
iv)   Planning, designing and evaluating curricula in the specific area of specialization

QUALIFICATIONS:
Appointment to the position will be made from persons who:
i)     Must be accredited by KMA
ii)    Must be a holder of certificate of completion of instructors training course (IMO model course 6.09) or equivalent teacher education on teaching methodologies, test and measurement
iii)   Must have served at a firs engineer
iv)   Must be a holder of certificate of proficiency in PSCRB
v)    Must be a holder of a certificate of proficiency in Advanced fire fighting
vi)   A certified fire fighter with not less than one (1) year experience obtained at a recognized organization
vii) Must be a holder of certificate of competency of a navigational or Engineering watch and
viii)                Must be a holder of certificate of proficiency in PSCRB and
ix)   Must be holder of COP in PFRB and
x)    Must be a holder of a COP in AFF
xi)   Must be a holder of a COC at the management level and
xii) Must have not less than two (2) years seagoing service in the various competency skills



5.    IT TECHNICIAN  REF: HRR/ADM 054
Reporting to the Systems Administrator. Shall be responsible for general maintenance at the IT Equipment and support to users at the campus.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i)     Provision of technical support and guidance for all data systems and infrastructure.
ii)    Analysis, design, coding, testing and implementation of computer programmes for user support.
iii)   Maintenance of ICT equipment and related peripherals.
iv)   Receiving, installing and certifying ICT equipment.
v)    Ensuring that the network is operational and appropriate back-up rules are implemented
vi)   Carrying out preventive maintenance on the ICT systems.
vii) Responding to and troubleshooting emergencies including server and system outages.
viii)                Designing and integration of appropriate ICT systems and ensure compatibility of existing systems and network infrastructure.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Appointment to the position will be made from persons who:
i)     A Diploma in Computer Science/Information Technology or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
ii)    Satisfactorily served for at least three (3) years in the grade of ICT Assistant in the Institute or a comparable position in a similar institution.
iii)   Ability to identify and resolve computer operating systems.
iv)   Good oral and written communication skills.
v)    High degree of integrity.
vi)   Self-motivated, able to take initiative and work well with minimal supervision
vii) Good analytical skills and attention to detail.

6.    ADMISIONS ASSISTANT REF: HRR/ADM 055
Reporting to the Registrar. Shall be responsible for the maintenance of all student academic records including, Implementation of registration policies and procedures and Ensuring compliance with academic, regulatory and accreditation policies and requirements

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i)     Implementation of registration policies and procedures.
ii)    Ensuring compliance with academic, regulatory and accreditation policies and requirements.
iii)   Preparation of all registration materials and forms for each registration period.
iv)   Compiling statistical data required for various class size, faculty load and enrollment reports.
v)    Maintaining accurate records of all courses and curriculum requirements.
vi)     Any other lawful duty as may be assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS
i)       Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
ii)      A Post graduate Diploma in Records Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
iii)     At least two years experience as admissions assistant from a similar Institution
iv)     Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner.
v)      High level of personal organization.
vi)     Ability to pay attention to detail.
vii)   Good written and oral communication skills.
viii)  Computer proficiency.

7.    RECEPTIONIST REF: ADM/056
Reporting to the Head of Campus. Shall be responsible for the front office and customer relations activities including welcoming visitors and assisting them, while ensuring prompt delivery of telephone services to the Institute.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
i)     Welcoming visitors and assisting them.
ii)    Operating the switchboard.
iii)   Answering calls and giving proper advice or connecting them accordingly.
iv)   Taking messages and directing them to respective officers.
v)    Receiving letters and forwarding them to the relevant offices.
vi)   Tracking, recording and reporting on telephone usage.
vii) Reporting defective telephone lines.

QUALIFICATIONS:
i)     Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean Grade C or its equivalent.
ii)    A Diploma in Telephone Operations or front office and related subjects from a recognized institution.
iii)   Satisfactorily served as Receptionist II in the Institute or a comparable position with similar responsibilities in like organizations for a minimum period of three (3) years.
iv)   Good communication and interpersonal skills.
v)    Excellent computer skills.
vi)   Ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail
vii) High level of personal organization.
viii)                Have high level of personal organizational and attention to detail.
ix)   Have ability to relate well and communicate effectively with others.

8.    STORE KEEPER:HRR/ADM 057
Reporting to the Head of Campus and the Procurement Officer. The Store Man will be responsible for delivery of stock management services, Ensuring appropriate safe custody of stores, Issuing of stores, determination of stock levels of each supply and maintenance of stock statistics.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Delivery of stock management services including:
i)     Ensuring appropriate safe custody of stores.
ii)    Issuing of stores.
iii)   Determination of stock levels of each supply and maintenance of stock statistics.
iv)   Monitoring stock levels and re-ordering when stocks reach re-order levels.
v)    Recommending on disposal of unserviceable stores.
vi)   Ensuring that all receipts are issued and recorded.

Minimum requirements
i)     A Diploma in Stores Management or Purchases and Supplies Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
ii)     A Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with a minimum of mean grade C+ or its equivalent.
iii)   Satisfactorily served as a Stores Assistant in the Institute or a comparable position with similar responsibilities in like organizations for a minimum period of three (3) years.
iv)   High degree of integrity and dependability.
v)    Strong written and oral communication skills.

9.    ACCOUNTANT  REF: HRR/ADM 058
Reporting to the finance officer. The  accountant will be responsible for Preparing monthly performance analysis. Preparation of annual budget for the campus. Carrying out variance analysis. Proper management of receipts and payments. Maintenance of the fixed assets register and depreciation schedules

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i)     Posting of vouchers for advances, salary and other deductions.
ii)    Preparation of cash flows forecasts.
iii)   Preparation of trial balances.
iv)   Accounting for recoveries in respect of advances.
v)    Issuing cheques for statutory and other deductions.
vi)   Proper accounting of unpaid salaries and communication of the necessary information to personnel section for follow-up action.
vii) Monthly reconciliation of salary, clearances and other suspense accounts
viii)                Ensuring appropriate safe custody of stores.

Minimum requirements
i)     Bachelor of Commerce degree or its equivalent from a recognized university.
ii)    CPA (K) or it's equivalent
iii)   Satisfactorily served in the position of Accountant II in the Institute or a comparable position with similar responsibilities in like organizations for a minimum period of three (3) years.
iv)   Strong analytical skills and attention to details.
v)    Knowledge and Experience of ERP system
vi)   Excellent computer skills.
vii) High degree of integrity and dependability.

TERMS OF OFFER
An attractive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and responsibilities of the position will be negotiated with the right candidate.

The application form, details of the duties, responsibilities and qualifications for each position are available on the Kenya Railways Website www.krc.co.ke.

Interested and qualified candidates MUST complete the Kenya Railways application form, attach their testimonials and certificates and address their applications MARKED WITH THE JOB REF NO to the:

Director
Railway Training Institute
P.O. Box 42226, 00100,
Nairobi

To be received by 3rd July, 2015


Note: Only the short listed candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to       automatic disqualification. 

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