Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Commercial Associate

Commercial Associate
 
Specific Experience:
  • A technically strong advocate with at least 5 years’ post admission commercial and practice experience including drawing up and reviewing various legal documents including but not limited to contracts, agreements, opinions, deeds, and other documents;
  • Conducting Client meetings and managing all aspects of a transaction until conclusion;
  • Conducting legal research 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required: 
  • A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from a recognised university(Minimum Upper Second);
  • Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law;
  • Certificate of Admission to Roll of Advocates of the High Court of Kenya and current and valid Practicing Certificate.
  • Work experience within a team setting;
  • Remains current on legal developments
  • Possess result oriented approach on all matters;
  • Should be proactive, self-motivated and aggressive;
  • Highly disciplined with ability to work under pressure with minimum or no supervision;
  • Must be a team player;
  • Focused and inquisitive learner who proactively pursues opportunities to build expertise.
Qualified candidates to forward their Resumes to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke

Accountant Job in Kenya

Accountant
 
The accountant will be responsible for Food & Beverage control, including the management of staff under him/her. 

Among other tasks tare to ensure that all transfers and deliveries are processed correctly as well as manages the monthly stocktaking of all food and beverage items within the department.

Responsibilities
  • Complete variance analysis of all monthly stock and financial transactions, spot inefficiencies or poor practice and suggest ways to mitigate these.
  • Benchmarking of selling prices and advice on price increases as required.
  • Preparing profit and loss accounts and the balance sheet for senior management.
  • Assisting in preparing budgets and business planning, including projected room revenue.
  • Ensure a continuous audit and accumulation of data for the production of daily reports.
  • Reconciling bank statements.
  • Ensure a smooth working relationship with other departments, avoiding antagonism in sensitive areas.
  • Compile with the collaboration of the Head Chef and Food and Beverage Manager, a list of product specifications for suppliers and to keep such a list regularly updated.
  • Attend Committee meetings and report and make recommendations as and when required.
  • Ensuring compliance with finance and accounting standards and regulations.
Desired Qualification & Skills
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a Stock and Accounting environment preferably in the Hospitality industry.
  • Bachelor Degree in a business related field.
  • Accounting Qualification: CPA / ACCA
  • Computer skills demonstrated especially in QuickBooks.
Qualified candidates to forward their Resumes to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke

Procurement Manager

Procurement Manager

The procurement manager will be responsible for the procurement of commodities through development and implementation of commodity strategy plans and management of supplier relationship. 

The successful candidate must have relevant experience in managing purchase operations of products, goods related to food production, catering and facilities management.

Responsibilities
  • Plans, organize, direct and controls activities related to the procurement function by implementing procurement strategy and policy and forecast procurement needs.
  • Organizes, supervises, and directs the work of storeroom and central supply personnel engaged in receiving, issuing, and delivering supplies and equipment.
  • Prepares instructions regarding purchasing systems and procedures.
  • Analyzes market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability, and prepares market analysis reports.
  • Develops a system to evaluate vendor quotations that utilizes appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service.
  • Responsible for planning, developing and buying materials, parts, supplies and equipment in a timely and cost effective way; timely manner while maintaining appropriate quality standards and specifications.
  • Recruits and maintains suppliers that provide high quality products and services at a better price while maintaining the highest code of ethics and conduct.
  • Prepares and issues purchase orders and change notices.
  • Oversees all activities related to procurement of a commodity, from intent to purchase through delivery of commodity.
  • Negotiates or supervises the negotiation of complex requests for equipment, supplies, and services from suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Arranges for disposal of surplus materials.
  • Manage vendor relationships and assist in building effective partnerships.
  • Liaise with Accounts Payable Department to ensure accurate and timely payment of invoices, as necessary for the business with the supplier.
Keys Skills and Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supplies Management or any other related field.
  • A Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in managing purchase operations of products, goods related to food production, catering and facilities management.
  • Must have excellent customer focus, ability to work under pressure.
Qualified candidates to forward their Resumes to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke

Professional Chef

Professional Chef

The Chef will be responsible for all food productions and management of the Kitchen section including banquet functions, menus and food purchase specifications. 

Have good understanding of policies relating to fire, hygiene, health and safety.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Ensure adherence to proper cooking methods and presentation of food with decorative display.
  • Oversee kitchen operations, develop and implement menus..
  • Help in developing wells signature dishes that are standard in all three establishments.
  • Develop, train and maintain a professional work force.
  • Estimate materials and labour cost to efficiency deliver on clients’ expectations. 
  • Ensure correct items and amount of food is prepared prior to food service and is stored correctly.
  • Maintain high standards of personal hygiene and ensure that the employees adhere to the same.
  • Training the kitchen personnel and ensure they attain professionalism as per work demand.
  • Maintain discipline in the department according to wells staff regulation.
  • Meeting guests and obtaining their feedback.
  • Monitor performance of kitchen department and the associated personnel.
  • Establish controls to minimize food and supply wastage and theft.
  • Inspect facility and deliveries to ensure their compliance to the laid down standard operating procedures.
  • Provides professional leadership and direction to kitchen personnel
  • Instructing cooks and ensuring that  all recipes, food preparations, and presentations meet the kitchen’s specifications and commitment to quality
  • Verifies that kitchen staffs follow all recipes and portions sizes correctly and in service.
  • Ensures kitchen and storage areas are kept clean and organized and away from contamination.
  • Meet with customers to discuss menus for special occasions such as weddings, parties, and banquets.
Desired Qualification & Skills
  • Suitable applicants must have food production qualification from a reputable institution.
  • Have a mastery of preparing continental and African cuisine.
  • At least 2 years working experience.
  • Have working knowledge of Menu making, costing and planning for events and banquets.
  • Demonstrable team work and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Communication (English and Kiswahili).
  • Valid Food Handler’s Health Certificate on application or during interview.
Qualified candidates to forward their Resumes to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke

Elective Africa Position :: Intern, Accounts and Business Development

Elective Africa

Position: Intern, Accounts and Business Development

Job Location: 
Nairobi, Kenya

Summary: Elective Africa ‘’EA’’ is seeking to recruit an Intern to support our Accounting and Business Development teams.

Elective Africa is an organization in the education travel industry.

The intern will gain experience and training in many aspects of accounting and business development while also assisting with various upcoming projects to be undertaken by the company in the last quarter of 2015. 

This will be in addition to gaining a good understanding of working with a diverse team of people.

To succeed, you will need to be good at numbers; keen attention to detail is required with a creative and entrepreneurial mindset.

 
This opportunity is unique because it gives you a chance to excel in the context of meaningful travel in a company led by young, dynamic and creative executives with worldwide exposure.

If you exceed our expectations you will be offered a position in the company at the end of your internship.

Responsibilities
  • Assist in accounts receivables and accounts payables task.
  • Prepare financial documents such as payment vouchers and invoices and capturing of transactions in the accounting software.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports and projects costing.
  • Monitoring spend and provide reconciliations with comparison to budget.
Working with the Business Development (BD) team, he/she will be expected to:
  • Develop in-depth knowledge about the business, marketing activities, prospective clients and industry trends.
  • Assist in coming up with the business and marketing plans in coordination with BD team to achieve revenue goals.
  • Analyze the current and past budgets, expenses, sales, revenues and product deficiencies in order to provide recommendations for business growth and problem resolution and to realize adequate ROI.
Requirements
  • Bachelors’ degree in a accounting or related field with a minimum of second class honors upper division
  • Professional qualification such as CPA or ACCA will be an added advantage.
  • A grade B+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent).
  • Good computer skills (MS Office).
  • Willingness to work long & odd hours to complete assignments with little or no follow-up.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • A creative and entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Detailed oriented, keen attention to details and willing to work as a team player.
  • Proactive and results oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
To apply, send your application pack to hr@electiveafrica.com with the following to be received by September 3, 2015
  1. A resume with three referees
  2. A cover letter
  3. Copy of degree certificate and KCSE certificate is required in the application to be successful.
Subject line to read: Application for the Position of Intern Accounts and Business Development

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Elective Africa :: Communications and Public Relations Officer

Elective Africa

Communications and Public Relations Officer

Job Location: 
Nairobi, Kenya

Summary: Elective Africa ‘’EA’’ is seeking an enthusiastic Communications and Public Relations (PR) Officer to join our unique Expedition Company.

Elective Africa is a leading organizer of education travel opportunities. Elective Africa (EA) believes it is most effective when it is in communication and in good relations with its various stakeholders from written communications to social networking engagement.

To succeed, you will need to have very good writing skills, energetic, hard working, social media and web-savvy and with creative ideas on how to engage audiences in the various platforms.

This opportunity is unique because it gives you the opportunity to excel in the context of meaningful travel in a company led by young, dynamic and creative executives with worldwide exposure.

 
Responsibilities
  • Developing Publications that communicate the organization's activities and products.
  1. Developing, writing and editing publications and materials.
  2. Gathering articles for publication from various sources as desired.
  •  Media Relations: Use relevant forms of media to build, maintain and manage the reputation of EA.
  1. Informing our stakeholders about any recent developments in the organization.
  2. Manage inquiries from different media regarding the activities of the organizations. He/she will speak on behalf of the company.
  3. Manage EA contacts database.
  • Graphic Design: Develop handouts, publicity brochures, direct mail leaflets, multimedia programs and videos.
  1. Will be required to do a minimal level of in-house graphic design work.
  2. Managing outsourced designing work by ensuring high quality design output.
  • Community Relations: Uphold the reputation of the organization within the community with accurate information that portrays the organization in the correct way.
  • Social Media Management: Updating social networking as per each media usage.
  • Webpages Content Management: Ensure that the information on the organization’s online web presence is up to date.
  • Research: The CO will conduct research on the perceptions and attitudes of the target audience for EA to enable EA develop and maintain effective communication programs.
  • Communication Policy: Fine-tune the communication and PR policy to meet desired level of productivity for the team and organization.
Requirements
  • A bachelor’s degree in Communication and/or Public Relations with a minimum of second-class honors upper division.
  • A grade B+ and above in KCSE (or equivalent) with similar grades in languages.
  • Minimum of one and a half years work experience is required.
  • Evidence of outstanding communications and presentation skills at the current position.
  • Good writing skills is essential with keen attention to detail.
  • Evidence of basic graphic design skills is essential.
  • Willingness to work long and odd hours to complete assignments with little or no follow-ups.
  • A creative, detailed oriented person and a team player.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Social media and web savvy.
To apply, send your application pack to hr@electiveafrica.com with the following to be received by September 3, 2015
  1. A resume with three referees
  2. A cover letter
  3. Copy of degree certificate and KCSE certificate is required for the application to be successful.
Subject line to read: Application for the Position of Communications and PR Officer

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

WorkForce Training and Operations Manager

WorkForce Training and Operations Manager

A CloudFactory (CF) WorkForce Training and Operations Manager position contributes to Cloud Factory’s success by fulfilling dual, but intertwined, roles as a training specialist and operations manager.

As a training specialist this position designs, develops, implements, and evaluates scalable, multi-platform instructional and communication programs to improve performance levels across the global organization. 

In addition to the above, CF seeks to find a representative responsible in using learning (and eLearning) development principles, theories, experience, and strategies acumen to complement organizational objectives, meet client expectations, and support worker needs in positional, professional, personal, and relational areas.

As  an operations manager this position is responsible for operational components that work together to bring project completion to fruition. 

 
These include, but are not limited to: worker payout, accuracy, throughput, onboarding, reporting, turn-around-time and efforts in strategies towards efficiency and scalability. 

Additionally, this position requires the individual to own capacity planning; thus, meeting client demands through hiring, training and/or retiring workers.

In summary, this role is about managing and supporting the delivery of multiple projects. It requires managing people and teams - helping them grow and excel in their areas. It requires open mindedness to work in cross functional team and think beyond oneself and your team.

Responsibilities
 
The four core values of this role are below, including brief descriptive of expected outcomes for those who seek to fulfill the role of a WorkForce Training and Operations Manager.

Proactive Ownership
  • Ramp up planning/ownership including worker selection, delivery model (online vs. in-house) consultant, worker onboarding scheduling, and in-house worker management.
  • Continuous task vitals review including following components: accuracy, volume, turn-around-time, and worker activity.
  • Fosters good rapport with other functional roles/ divisions.
  • Maintains and facilitates team communication.
Enhance UX
  • Offers task form critique and suggestions, which include form enhancements such as task tools, input view, layout/structure, and instruction modifications.
  • Reviews and modifies client business rules for greater simplification.
  • Offers workflow critique and suggestions.
Analytically Active
  • Supervises task analysis to better understand productivity and efficiency.
  • Executes continual worker analysis for both overall and individual reporting.
  • Responds to worker analysis and, offering conclusions and/or addresses: inactivity, carelessness, maliciousness, or great work.
Equipping + Engaging
  • Supervises, designs and develops a training plan that is goal-centered, engaging, and hyper informative.
  • Offers insights to create and execute valid training assessments.
  • Offers continual training opportunities.
Abilities / Skills
  • People management
  • Ability to communicate information clearly
  • Strong data analysis + management skills
  • Project scope design and execution experience
  • Collaborative management style
  • Proactive in strategic planning
Characteristics
  • Humility
  • Servant leadership
Requirement
  • Graduate with 3-5 years experience in operations or training
Qualified interested candidates are requested to send resume and a cover letter to jobs@cloudfactory.com, with the subject - WorkForce Training and Operations Manager - CF Kenya.

The Office of the Controller of Budget :: Research Officer

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an independent Office established under Article 228 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Its core mandate is to oversee implementation of the budgets of the National and County governments, approve withdrawals from the Consolidated Fund (Article 206), County Revenue Fund (Article 207) and Equalisation Fund (Article 204) and report on Budget Implementation to Parliament every four months.

Pursuant to Article 252 (1) (c) of the Constitution, the Office seeks to recruit a highly qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant position:
 
Research Officer
Grade
 COB 7
1 Post

Reporting to the Principal Research & Planning Officer, the officer will be responsible for implementation of the research policies, systems and procedures considering best practices for research.

 
Key Responsibilities
  • Implement research and planning strategy, policies, systems and procedures on budget implementation;
  • Implement the strategic plan of the institution;
  • Collate and analyzes macro-economic, socio-economic and fiscal data;
  • Undertake objective research and analysis on budget implementation in policy issues with the ultimate goal of advising on improvement in budget implementation;
  • Collaborate with external research institutions, policy makers and other stakeholders;
  • Implement the organization’s research and planning assignments;
  • Prepare and implement the departmental work plans;
  • Prepare research and planning reports;
  • Research and carry out presentations as required by the Controller of Budget.
Requirements for the position
  • A Bachelors degree in either Economics, Statistics, Commerce, Business Administration, Social Science or its equivalent from a recognized university
  • Must have at least 2 years relevant work experience.
  • Must be versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Broad knowledge of Research and project management.
Required Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act
Terms and Conditions of Service: Successful candidates for the above positions will be offered a competitive remuneration package and will be appointed on a three (3) year contract term.
 
Application Process
 
Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.

Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration, Home County, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card. 

You should also give the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Controller of Budget
Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
P.O Box 35616-00100 
Nairobi

The closing date is 15th September, 2015. 

Only complete applications received by this deadline will be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.

The Office of the Controller of Budget :: Internal Auditor

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an independent Office established under Article 228 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Its core mandate is to oversee implementation of the budgets of the National and County governments, approve withdrawals from the Consolidated Fund (Article 206), County Revenue Fund (Article 207) and Equalisation Fund (Article 204) and report on Budget Implementation to Parliament every four months.

Pursuant to Article 252 (1) (c) of the Constitution, the Office seeks to recruit highly qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant positions:
 
Internal Auditor
Grade COB 6
5 Posts
 
Reporting to the Chief Internal Auditor, the officer will be responsible for implementing internal audit policies, systems and procedures in line with the audit plan.

 
Key Responsibilities
  • Implement internal control systems for the organization;
  • Implement and maintains internal audit policy, systems and procedures;
  • Implement the audit plan;
  • Prepare periodic/adhoc audit reports;
  • Undertake internal audits in accordance with generally accepted international auditing standards;
  • Operationalize the organization’s compliance with statutes, regulations and government guidelines;
  • Undertake forensic investigations;
  • Verify correctness and validity of pension claims;
Requirements for the position
  • Must have a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Commerce Finance/Accounting or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Must have at least 3 years relevant work experience;
  • Must be a qualified Accountant;
  • Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Must be an active member of a relevant professional body with good standing;
Required Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Team player
Terms and Conditions of Service: Successful candidates for the above positions will be offered a competitive remuneration package and will be appointed on a three (3) year contract term.
 
Application Process
 
Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.

Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration, Home County, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card. 

You should also give the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Controller of Budget
Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
P.O Box 35616-00100 
Nairobi

The closing date is 15th September, 2015. 

Only complete applications received by this deadline will be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.

The Office of the Controller of Budget :: Senior Internal Auditor

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an independent Office established under Article 228 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Its core mandate is to oversee implementation of the budgets of the National and County governments, approve withdrawals from the Consolidated Fund (Article 206), County Revenue Fund (Article 207) and Equalisation Fund (Article 204) and report on Budget Implementation to Parliament every four months.

Pursuant to Article 252 (1) (c) of the Constitution, the Office seeks to recruit a highly qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant position:
 
Senior Internal Auditor
Grade COB 5
1 Post

Reporting to the Chief Internal Auditor, the officer will be responsible for the implementation of appropriate internal control systems
 
 
Key responsibilities
  • Implement appropriate internal control systems for the organization
  • Implement internal audit policies, systems and procedures,
  • Implement audit plans;
  • Compile periodic and special audit reports;
  • Undertake internal audit in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards;
  • Implement risk mitigation strategies and policies;
  • Carry out post audit reviews to ensure implementation of agreed corrective action plans;
  • Continuously review procedures and policies to ensure that adequate controls are in place;
  • Execute special assignments as per the specified terms of reference;
  • Verify correctness and validity of pension claims;
  • Approve payment of pensions claims.
Requirements for the position
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in either Business Administration, Commerce, Finance or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant;
  • Must have at least 5 years experience in an auditing environment at management level;
  • Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Must be an active member of a relevant professional body with good standing;
  • A Masters Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance or its equivalent from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
Required skills and personal attributes
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Team player
  • Should be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya
Terms and Conditions of Service: Successful candidates for the above positions will be offered a competitive remuneration package and will be appointed on a three (3) year contract term.
 
Application Process
 
Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.

Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration, Home County, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card. 

You should also give the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Controller of Budget
Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
P.O Box 35616-00100 
Nairobi

The closing date is 15th September, 2015. 

Only complete applications received by this deadline will be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.

Restaurant Accountant Job in Kenya

Restaurant Accountant 

Skills and Specifications
  • Proficient in dealing with accounting software, Proficient in Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks, Ability to work with various web-based portals
  • 2-5 years of Accounting experience
  • Restaurant accounting experience preferred
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of accounts
  • Responsible and aptitude for numbers
  • Trustworthy in nature
  • Adequate computer proficiency
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reconciling the orders which have been taken with receipts.
  • Identifying the inconsistencies in the software which is available for supporting this process.
  • Comparing the receipts with inventory and adjusting budget accordingly.
  • Managing the payroll and payments and preparing the deposit slips after having reconciled the cash and credit cards.
  • Review paid outs, voids, comps and discounts
  • Making the deposits at the banks whenever necessary.
  • Handling diverse types of accounts and accounting transactions.
  • Keeping records of the financial transactions and verifying the records related to the restaurant transactions.
  • Preparing weekly checks and also maintaining bank balance records.
  • Preparing invoices, making bills etc, preparing the profit and loss sheets of the restaurant for the annual record.
  • Using accounting software for completing the bookkeeping tasks efficiently.
  • Filing financial formalities and checking them correctly to avoid any discrepancy.
  • Recording information associated with accounts and saving them for future correspondence.
If you meet the above criteria please send your application package to hr@brevilla.com strictly stating your expected salary. 

To be received by 5th Saturday, 2015

Debt Administrator Internship

Debt Administrator Internship 

Ref: TR_DM_1-2015
 
Tradestar Kenya Limited is fast growing outsourcing organization situated in Thika town.  

We are looking for an debt administrator  who possesses a passion for pushing for debt recovery and debt management both online and on telephone.

Overall purpose of job
  • To manage the debt portfolio for the company
  • Make weekly debtor planning
  • Calling debtors to request for payment
  • Emailing clients due invoices for payment
  • Debt reconciliation in bookkeeping
  • Contra booking memorial and credit notes in bookkeeping
  • In the absence of the Court Officer serve Committal Summonses, execute Warrants and ensure the delivery of associated documents to relevant customers and debtors
  • To produce system reports to assist with the recovery of all debts outstanding to the company
  • Liaise with account managers to ensure correct amounts invoiced
  • Deal with routine correspondence with regard to any collection or recovery issue.
Other Task
  • Continually review processes and procedures and make recommendations for improvements and maintain written guidance
  • Issue Reminders notices and summons to Customers.
  • Bank bookings
  • Complete financial reconciliation’s as required
  • Prepare refunds and write-offs and pass these to the appropriate account manager
Academic Requirements
  • BA degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Economics or a related subject
  • Major in Finance/Auditing
  • Proficient in computer packages
Other Requirements
  • Written reporting skills
  • Extremely confident to call clients
  • Good communication skills
  • Very fluent in English (French and Dutch will be an added advantage)
  • Can work to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and results driven
  • Distance of travel from home to office in Thika must be less than 45min
Salary: The candidate will be given an allowance
 
If you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience to info@tradestar.co.ke

Let the resume and application letter hold your name. e.g. Ann Wanjiku_CV or Ann Wanjiku_Application

The two documents must be in pdf format

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: Your application will not be considered if it does not meet the above requirements

Android Programmer Internship

Android Programmer Internship

Ref: AP_1-2015

Tradestar Kenya Limited is fast growing outsourcing organization situated in Thika town.  

We are looking for an Android Developer who possesses a passion for pushing mobile technologies to the limits and will work with our team to design and build the next generation of mobile application software.

Responsibilities
  • Design and build advanced applications for the Android platform
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Work with outside data sources and API's
  • Unit-test code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability.
  • Work on bug fixing and improving application performance.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency.
  • Creating user manuals for programs created
 
Requirements
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Android Engineering or a related subject
  • Proven software development experience
  • Be comfortable with the Java programming language
  • Proven working experience in Android development
  • Have published at least one original Android app
  • Experience with Android SDK
  • Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
  • Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.
  • Able to do research and write reports
  • Practical experience with XML/PHP/Javascript/MySQL/SqlLite
  • Good knowledge and experience with HTML/CSS
  • Coding standards, organizational programming skills and good commenting practices is important
Other Requirements
  • Written reporting skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Very fluent in English
  • Can work to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and results driven
  • Distance of travel from home to office in Thika must be less than 45min
Salary: The candidate will be given an allowance
 
If you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience to info@tradestar.co.ke

Let the resume and application letter hold your name. e.g. Ann Wanjiku_CV or Ann Wanjiku_Application

The two documents must be in pdf format

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: Your application will not be considered if it does not meet the above requirements

Tradestar Kenya Limited :: Gaming Programmer Intern in Thika Town

Position: Gaming Programmer Intern 

Ref: TR_GAME_001
 
Tradestar Kenya Limited is fast growing outsourcing organization situated in Thika town.  

We are looking for a qualified person who can work on basis and perform duties related to gaming programming. 
 
Responsibilities
  • Developing designs and/or initial concept designs for games including game
  • Creating the visual aspects of the game at the concept stage
  • Develop and maintain codes for game programs
  • Perform debugging and trouble shooting of game application
  • Develop network protocols and systems to support online play
  • Document design specifications to support development of game application
  • Support and guide other programmers when needed.
  • Document the gaming codes for future use and references.
 
Education & Technical Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science with an emphasis in C++ programming language, Java, computer architecture and software design
  • Programming Skills
  • Knowledge in Unity 3D gaming engine software
  • Database {MySql}
  • Knowledge in other gaming software is an added advantage
  • Network/Socket programming knowledge
Other requirements
  • Good in manual writing (To make progress report)
  • Good in report writing
  • Send portfolio of work done
  • Good communication Skills
  • Gaming interest & Experience
Salary: The candidate will be given an allowance
 
If you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience to info@tradestar.co.ke

Let the resume and application letter hold your name. e.g. Ann Wanjiku_CV or Ann Wanjiku_Application

The two documents must be in pdf format

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Note: Your application will not be considered if it does not meet the above requirements

Baus Optical Company Limited :: Shop Assistant

Baus Optical Company Limited is a key player in the optical industry in Kenya.

To support her growth strategies, the company is inviting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Shop Assistant

Shop Assistant - Kisumu

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collection and delivery of mail and other materials as required from and to the post office, government agencies and other institutions.
  • Sorting, delivery and pick up of mail from various offices on the premises at regular intervals. 
  • Packaging / packing of material received for dispatch; labeling, inserting material in envelopes and franking outgoing mail.
  • Maintenance of records as required.
  • Cleaning the office/shop
  • Other duties as required.
 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • K.C.S.E
  • At least 3 months previous experience in a busy shop/ office.
  • Aged between 22 and 27 years.
  • Willingness to be part of our corporate values and culture.
The Person:
  • Responsible individual, exhibiting discipline and integrity.
  • A quick learner, adaptable and able to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Should be a resident of Kisumu
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should applications to:

The HR Manager,
P.O. Box 54948-00200,
Nairobi

Deadline: 7th September, 2015

Email: hr@bausoptical.co.ke

Baus Optical Company Limited :: Sales Executives

Baus Optical Company Limited is a key player in the optics industry in Kenya. 

To support her growth strategies, the company is inviting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Sales Executives.

Key responsibilities
  • Performing sales duties
  • Customer care
  • After sales service
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum Diploma in sales and Marketing from recognized institution
  • At least 1 year experience in sales
  • Flair for sales
  • Computer literate
  • Willingness to be part of our corporate values and culture
 
The person:
  • Outgoing personality, responsible and confident
  • Self driven and result oriented individual exhibiting discipline and integrity
  • A quick learner, adaptable and able to work well under pressure
  • Good communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should apply via E-MAIL:

hr@bausoptical.co.ke 

to 

The HR Manager, 
P.O Box 54948-00200 
Nairobi 

to reach us not later than 10th September 2015.

State the expected salary in your C.V.

The Office of the Controller of Budget ::: Human Resources & Administration Manager

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an independent Office established under Article 228 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Its core mandate is to oversee implementation of the budgets of the National and County governments, approve withdrawals from the Consolidated Fund (Article 206), County Revenue Fund (Article 207) and Equalisation Fund (Article 204) and report on Budget Implementation to Parliament every four months.

Pursuant to Article 252 (1) (c) of the Constitution, the Office seeks to recruit highly qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant positions.
 
Manager, Human Resources & Administration
Grade COB 5
1 Post
 
Reporting to the Chief Manager HR & Administration, the officer will be responsible for review and implementation of Human Resources & Administration policies and strategies.
 
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Implement and review Human Resources & Administrative policies and strategies;
  • Implement performance management system;
  • Administer competitive compensation strategies and systems;
  • Design the necessary staff database;
  • Operationalize the succession plan;
  • Maintain and review staff establishment;
  • Implement a competitive compensation scheme for staff;
  • Implement the staff development plan;
  • Implement staff induction, mentoring and coaching policy framework;
  • Oversee the management of service providers;
  • Ensure proper management of organization’s physical assets;
  • Develop and implement of health, safety and environmental policies.
Requirements for the position
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Social Science or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Must have at least 5 years experience in HRM/ Administration;
  • Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Sound knowledge of Labour Laws and Employment Act 2007;
  • Must be an active member of a relevant professional body with good standing;
  • A Masters degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Social Science or its equivalent from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
Required Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Good corporate governance
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act
Terms and Conditions of Service: Successful candidates for the above positions will be offered a competitive remuneration package and will be appointed on a three (3) year contract term.
 
Application Process
 
Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.

Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration, Home County, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card. 

You should also give the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Controller of Budget
Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
P.O Box 35616-00100 
Nairobi

The closing date is 15th September, 2015. 

Only complete applications received by this deadline will be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.

The Office of the Controller of Budget :: Legal Affairs Director and Legal Affairs Manager

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an independent Office established under Article 228 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010.

Its core mandate is to oversee implementation of the budgets of the National and County governments, approve withdrawals from the Consolidated Fund (Article 206), County Revenue Fund (Article 207) and Equalisation Fund (Article 204) and report on Budget Implementation to Parliament every four months.

Pursuant to Article 252 (1) (c) of the Constitution, the Office seeks to recruit highly qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant positions.
 
Director, Legal Affairs
Grade COB 3
1 Post

Reporting to the Controller of Budget, the officer will be responsible for formulation and implementation of Legal, Governance and Compliance policies, systems and procedures and overseeing research on legal matters.

 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Head the Legal Services Directorate;
  • Advise management on legal, governance and compliance issues;
  • Formulate legal, governance & compliance strategic direction aligned to government policies and the Constitution;
  • Oversee implementation of legal, governance & compliance policies, systems and procedures;
  • Ensure compilation of reports on Legal, Governance & Compliance;
  • Initiate research on legal issues;
  • Provide legal counsel on legal and legislative issues impacting on the Office;
  • Advise on any legal issues that may arise in the course of executing the mandate of the office;
  • Oversee drawing of contracts and agreements for the organization;
  • Advise and ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Ensure safe custody of legal documents.
Requirements for the position:
  • Must have a Masters degree in Law from a recognized university;
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university;
  • Must have a Postgraduate Diploma in Law;
  • Must have at least 10 years’ relevant work experience at senior management level;
  • Must be an Advocate of the High Court;
  • Must be thoroughly conversant with the Constitution of Kenya, 2010;
  • Sound knowledge of relevant laws, government policies and regulations.
Required Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Integrity
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act
Manager, Legal Affairs
Grade COB 5
1 Post
 
Reporting to the Director Legal Affairs, the officer will ensure implementation of legal policies, systems and procedures and undertake research on legal matters.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the management of the legal affairs of the organization;
  • Implement legal policies, systems and procedures;
  • Prepare reports on legal matters;
  • Custodian of all legal instruments;
  • Drawing of contracts and agreements for the organization;
  • In consultation with the Director Legal Affairs, responsible for representation of the office in any litigation;
  • Develop mechanisms for mediation and conciliation by the office where appropriate;
  • Make recommendations on legal interventions required to ensure compliance with the Constitution;
  • Undertake research on various legal aspects and processes relating to the mandate of the office.
Requirements for the position:
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized university;
  • Must have a Postgraduate Diploma in Law;
  • Must have at least 5 years’ relevant experience at management level;
  • Must be an Advocate of the High Court;
  • Must be well versed with the Constitution of Kenya;
  • Sound knowledge or relevant laws, government policies and regulations;
  • A Masters Degree in Law from a recognized university will be an added advantage
Required Skills and Personal Attributes
  • Excellent leadership skills;
  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Integrity;
  • Knowledge of the Public Finance Management Act;
  • Ability to articulate and interpret and national / county policies and development goals
Terms and Conditions of Service: Successful candidates for the above positions will be offered a competitive remuneration package and will be appointed on a three (3) year contract term.
 
Application Process
 
Qualified interested candidates should submit their applications quoting the job title on both the envelope and the cover letter.

Enclose a detailed and up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating your current remuneration, Home County, e-mail address and reliable daytime telephone contacts, together with copies of your certificates, testimonials and national identity card. 

You should also give the names of two referees who must be familiar with your previous work / academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Controller of Budget
Bima House 12th Floor, Harambee Avenue.
P.O Box 35616-00100 
Nairobi

The closing date is 15th September, 2015. 

Only complete applications received by this deadline will be considered. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The Office of the Controller of Budget is an equal opportunity employer.

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