Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Parliamentary Pupillage Programme, 2015 (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Position Advertised: Parliamentary Pupillage Programme, 2015

Republic of Kenya
The Parliamentary Service Commission
Vacancy No.PPP/PSC/10/2014
 
The Parliament of Kenya is one of the institutions set out in the Council of Legal Education (Admission) Regulations, 2007 as an institution in which students of the Kenya School of Law may undertake their Pupillage Programme. 

The Parliamentary Service Commission now seeks to engage six (6) highly motivated Kenyans to undertake their Pupillage Programme with the Parliament of Kenya for a period of six (6) months commencing January, 2015.
 
The successful pupils shall be selected from applicants who-
 
(a) possess at least a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree (Upper Second Class Honours) from a recognized University;
 
(b) are admitted to the Kenya School of Law;
 
(c) demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili, as evidenced by a score of at least a “B” plain grade in both subjects;
 
(d) demonstrate a proactive attitude and willingness to learn and to be part of a team handling challenging tasks within strict timelines; and
 
(e) are computer literate.
 
Applicants must complete the Parliamentary Service Commission Job Application Form (Form 1J), which can be downloaded fromwww.parliament.go.ke or obtained from the Commission reception desk at the Ground Floor, County Hall, Parliament Buildings, Nairobi, during office hours.
 
The application should be accompanied by a copy of the letter of admission to the Kenya School of Law, certified copies of academic certificates and testimonials. 

The application form and copies of certificates and testimonials shall be in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Application for Pupillage” and shall be addressed to:
 
Clerk of the Senate/Secretary,
Parliamentary Service Commission,
P.O. Box 41842 – 00100,
Nairobi, Kenya.
 
or hand-delivered to the Commission reception desk at the Ground Floor, County Hall, Parliament Buildings, Nairobi, during office hours or emailed as a PDF file attachment to applications@parliament.go.ke to be received on or before 31st October 2014.

Please note: Applications from applicants who do not complete the Parliamentary Service Commission Job Application Form (Form 1J) referred to in this advertisement will NOT be considered.


Clerk of the Senate/Secretary,
Parliamentary Service Commission.
Posted on 10/22/2014 08:28:00 am | Categories:

Human Resources Manager (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Human Resources Manager

Export Processing Zones Authority is a State Corporation established by the Government of Kenya through an Act of Parliament - the Export Processing Zones Act (Cap 517 of the Laws of Kenya) for the promotion and facilitation of export oriented investment and for the development of an enabling environment for such investments.
 
The Authority seeks to recruit for the following position:

Human Resources Manager
Job Ref: EPZA/HR/01/2014
 
Key Responsibilities
 
The HRM will head the HR department and shall report to the CEO for the following:


  • Developing HR policies with emphasis on Training, Career Planning and Development
  • Developing and implementing HR Management systems
  • Reviewing and Monitoring HR Management Systems and policies
  • Change management
  • Ensuring computerization of HR management information and date for effective management and decision making process
  • Leading staff related support to all units and departments of the Authority including team building
  • Handling employee relations inclusive of disputes
Minimum Qualification Requirements
  • MBA or MA in Human Resource Management or Strategic Management
  • Degree in BBA, BBM or B.COM in Human Resource Management
  • Post graduate diploma in Human Resource Management
  • A professional member of IHRM (K) is desirable
  • Excellent skills in IT for processing information and communication
  • Minimum 10 years progressive leadership experience in senior human resource management position in a state corporation is mandatory
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good analytical and report writing skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team to manage work related responsibilities
  • Great sense of initiative and creativity in carrying out assignments.
How to Apply

All eligible candidates are advised to download job application forms from the Authority’s website www.epzakenya.com

The duly filled-in ‘EPZA Job Application Forms (Click here to download)’ should be emailed to: epza.jobadverts@epzakenya.com

Please note that the application forms should not be accompanied by testimonials. 

Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

Job Ref. Number should be indicated on the email subject line. 

The closing date for receipt of the forms is Wednesday, 29th October 2014

“Export Processing Zones Authority is an equal opportunity employer”

Property Executive (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Property Executive

Export Processing Zones Authority is a State Corporation established by the Government of Kenya through an Act of Parliament - the Export Processing Zones Act (Cap 517 of the Laws of Kenya) for the promotion and facilitation of export oriented investment and for the development of an enabling environment for such investments.
Posted on 10/22/2014 08:22:00 am | Categories:

Species and Sites Programme Manager

Title: Species and Sites Programme Manager
 
Nature Kenya (The East Africa Natural History Society - EANHS) is Africa’s oldest scientific Society, established in 1909 to promote the study and conservation of nature in East Africa. 

To achieve its mission “connecting nature and people” Nature Kenya delivers a programme of biodiversity monitoring, local community empowerment, public education, advocacy and research.

County Secretary (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: County Secretary 
 
The Busia County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified person to fill the following vacant position as per Section 44(3) (a) (b) (c)(d) of the County Governments Act of 2012.

County Secretary 
(1 Post) 
Job Group ‘T’
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Head of the County Public Service
  • Responsible for arranging the business, and keeping the minutes, of the county executive committee subject to the directions of the executive committee
  • Convey the decisions of the county executive committee to the appropriate persons or authorities; and perform any other functions as directed by the county executive committee
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Must have a valid:
  1. Police Clearance Certificate from Criminal Investigations Department (C.I.D)
  2. Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. Tax Compliance Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Form
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Have working experience of not less than 10 years in administration and management
  • Have a Master’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Public Policy/Human Resource Management / Development Management / Strategic Management, or equivalent qualifications from a university recognized in Kenya.
  • Be conversant with Government protocols and etiquette
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and other relevant Devolution laws
  • Have excellent interpersonal, communication and report writing skills
  • Proven merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
  • Be computer literate.
Terms of Service: Contract

All applications should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left Side “county secretary” on or before Wednesday 29th October, 2014 and addressed to:

Secretary,
Public Service Board,
Busia County,
P.O. Private Bag,
Busia (K).

Research Data Manager (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Research Data Manager

The Academic Model Providing Access to Health Care (AMPATH) is a program under the auspices of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital (MTRH) and Moi University whose aim is to provide sustainable efforts in access to health care.  AMPATH supports the Ministry of Health in eight (8) Counties of Western Kenya Region, with a catchments population of an estimated 3.5 million people. There are several on-going studies on site including community and clinical trials, epidemiological, basic science, social and behavioural studies. 

Investigators use existing electronic databases to select cohorts for prospective studies, retrospective reviews including preliminary studies and case studies. Regional data from East and Central Africa is also used in operations research. The AMPATH Research office invites applicants for the post of Research Data Manager.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Associate Program Manager for Research, the successful candidate will:
  • Liaise with the Clinicians and the Biostatisticians in retrieving data and organizing data for various research questions from the databases.
  • Ensure quality data for analysis by cleaning research data retrieved from the databases and document necessary corrections.
  • Perform preliminary analysis to identify potential data anomalies.
  • Contribute to the design of protocols, which define what and when data are to be collected.
  • Design and approve forms on which data are collected.
  • Perform Quality Assurance checks.
  • Train clinical research associates to help improve the quality of the data being collected.
  • Advise and perform appropriate queries and summary reports from the databases and assist in development of associated databases and ensuring they meet requirements for the entry and reporting of clinical data.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.
Qualification and Experience
 
The ideal candidate:
  • Must hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics or Mathematics or a related field from a reputable university. Masters in Statistics/Biostatistics or Mathematics will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess statistical and computer experience of more than 1 year.
  • Experience and proficiency in statistical software e.g. SAS (highly recommended), SPSS, STATA, S-Plus/R, EpiInfo and spreadsheets.
  • Must be proficient in data analysis, interpretation and manipulation of data, have knowledge of database management and retrieval methods.
  • Should possess good oral and written communication in English and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under deadlines and in team environments.
  • Research experience will also be an added advantage.
Terms of Employment: The successful candidate will be employed on a 1-year renewable contract terms beginning with a competitive salary and allowances. 

Candidates who meet these requirements and are interested should submit their applications enclosing copies of certificates together with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, day time phone numbers and 3 professional referees to;-

The Chief of Party AMPATHPlus/Ag. C.E.O AMPATH
P.O. Box 4606 - 30100
Eldoret

Application materials clearly labelled “Application for employment as Research Data Manager – AMPATH Research Office” must be sent so as to be received at the above office by 29th October, 2014.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Posted on 10/22/2014 08:05:00 am | Categories:

Assistant Accountant - Receivables (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Assistant Accountant - Receivables

AIC Kijabe Hospital a church based hospital is seeking to fill the following position: The purpose of this position is to provide financial accounting services and assisting the Accountant in maintaining the General Ledger. The Assistant Accountant is the contact person to the corporate clients of the Hospital.


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To ensure an efficient and Christ like work environment where other departments, staffs, patients and their relatives receives excellent services.
Posted on 10/22/2014 07:57:00 am | Categories:

Administration Manager (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Administration Manager

Industry: Tour and Travel
Location: Nairobi
Salary: KShs 120,000 - 150,000
 
Our client is one of the largest Online Travel Agency. They seek to hire an operations Manager someone to lead the Kenya Operations team and work with the Country Manager to build Kenya’s best travel agency.

Job Purpose: Overall leadership, supervision and provision of guidance to Operations team, which encompasses Call Centre, Customer Service and Telesales functions, so as to ensure that overall company objectives are met.
Key Responsibilities
  • Advocating excellent customer service and leading by example
  • Monitoring and enhancing team performance; provide individual coaching & support
  • Ensuring correct use of company systems
  • Implementation and tracking of standardized operations processes and procedures, and error minimization
  • Setting and measurement of KPIs and objectives for each team member
  • Continuous training of teams to ensure that team members meet performance standards as set out in their KPIs
  • Quality assurance of the team to ensure that company standards are continually met
  • Introducing and implementing best practice in Operations
  • Continual testing of company's website to ensure its proper functioning
  • Managing pricing and fares comparison procedures
  • Clear and concise communication to managers on all requested processes and feedback, and all pertinent issues that managers should be aware of
  • Other duties consistent and within the scope of the position
Skills and Requirements
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience with a travel agency, preferably one with a B2B product
  • At least 4 years advanced Amadeus knowledge including experience with ticketing and reissues
  • At least 2 years in a Team leadership position overseeing a team
  • At least one year of BSP Link experience
  • Microsoft Office packages (Excel, Word)
  • Languages essential: Fluent English and Swahili (written and verbal)
  • Lover of customers
  • Ability to manage, motivate and lead a team
  • Hands on ‘do-er’ with an execution mentality
  • Goal orientated and target driven; self-motivated
  • Be proactive and have a positive approach
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be able to work well with all kinds of personality types
  • Be able to take instruction from managers, and act within the deadlines set
  • Ability to work under pressure and collaborate internationally
  • Flexible, adaptive and versatile
  • Patience and good attention to detail
This is a highly challenging role with vast opportunities. 

If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Administration Manager (120-150K)  to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 28th  October, 2014

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
Posted on 10/22/2014 07:56:00 am | Categories:

Development Engineer - Manufacturing (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Development Engineer - Manufacturing

Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 170,000 -  250,000/= (Approx. 2,000 - 2,941 USD)depending on experience
Deadline:  31st  October 2014


Our client a global FMCG Manufacturer with retail presence and production facilities across the world is looking to fill the position of a Development Engineer. The successful candidate MUST have a Masters in Science.
Posted on 10/22/2014 07:51:00 am | Categories:

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Butcher (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: Butcher  (3 months contract)

Monthly net salary: Ksh.35,000 -  50,000/= depending on experience
Deadline: 25th  October 2014

Our client a well established Safari Company in Kenya is looking for an experienced Butcher to train other butchers in the Maasai Mara.
Responsibilities:
Wrap, weigh and label cuts of meat.
Train other butchers and supervise them.
Prepare special cuts of meat eg. rib-eye, tri-tip, fillet, t-bone.
Cut, trim, bone, tie, and grind meats, such as beef, Lamb, poultry, and fish, to prepare meat in cooking form.
Estimate requirements and order or requisition meat supplies to maintain inventories.
Receive, inspect, and store meat upon delivery, to ensure meat quality.
Shape, lace, and tie roasts, using boning knife, skewer, and twine.
Cure, smoke, tenderize and preserve meat.

Applications:

To apply, follow the link: 
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.


****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****
Posted on 10/21/2014 08:48:00 am | Categories:

CEO – Arusha, Tanzania (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

CEO – Arusha, Tanzania

Monthly gross salary: Ksh.510,000 -  722,500/= (Approx. 6,000 - 8,500 USD)depending on experience
Deadline: 1st November 2014

Our client a diversified Agro Processing Company based in Arusha, Tanzania is seeking to recruit a CEO to focus on further detailing and accomplishing the short and medium term strategic goals of the Company. The position entails growing the product offering, revenues and profitability of the company. The successful candidate MUST have an MBA.

Key Responsibilities:

Implements policies set by the Board and conduct all activities at all times in accordance with the Board’s directions.
Informs the Board about material changes in the legal framework requirements and their implication to the company.
Ensures the company’s commercial operations and strategies are reviewed, agreed upon and implemented to meet the goals set for growth and profitability.
Ensure the recruitment of qualified and competent personnel.
Ensure that expenditures are commensurate with the budgeted revenues and stay within limits approved by the Board.
Propose company operational procedures, policies, and standards.

Qualification:

Must have an MBA
Relevant bachelor’s degree.
Must have at least 10 years working experience 3 of which must have been in a senior management position.
Experience in an agro processing company may be an added advantage.
Must have experience in strategic planning and execution.
Must have strong stakeholder management, excellent people management and relationship skills.
Experience with initiating and leading improvement programs, developing and implementing strategic plans and overseeing change.
Must have experience in dealing with diverse stakeholders.
Strong knowledge of financial compliance and governance requirements.

Applications:
To apply, follow the link: http://bit.ly/1w66duF
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****
Posted on 10/21/2014 08:44:00 am | Categories:

CFO – Arusha, Tanzania (Jobs in Kenya, October 2014)

Title: CFO – Arusha, Tanzania


Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 425,000 - 510,000/= (Approx. 5,000 - 6,000 USD)Plus benefits
Deadline: 31st October 2014

Our client, a diverse Agro Processing Company based in Arusha is looking to fill the position of a CFO. The company is involved in milling and poultry production and processing. The successful candidate MUST have an MBA.

Key Responsibilities:

Implementing the finance policies of the company.
Financial processing and monitoring the budget.
Advise on proper financial and accounting controls.
Identifying investment considerations that will ensure that the value of the company’s assets is protected.
Supervise employees in the accounting and finance functions of the subsidiary companies.
Commercial negotiations.
Strategic planning advising on opportunities for greater revenue generation.
Product costing.
Primary interface on all banking, treasury and board-level presentations.
Ensuring compliance with appropriate IFRS standards and regulatory requirements.

Qualification:

MBA is a prerequisite.
A degree in a relevant discipline.
CPA (K)/ACCA. 
Strong stakeholder management and relationship skills.
Strong financial management and profit maximization skills.
Strong manufacturing / processing operational experience is a prerequisite.
Compliance and governance requirements.
Ten years of financial management with P&L and Balance Sheet responsibility in a commercial environment.
Experience in dealing with cost management and optimization.
Experience with project management, procurement, overseeing advisors and contractors.
An understanding of private equity fund investor issues.
Strong treasury and cash management background.

Applications:
To apply, follow the link: http://bit.ly/1p824QI
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****







Posted on 10/21/2014 08:40:00 am | Categories: