This year’s KCSE results for secondary education were released today. The 2015 KCSE Results for the students who sat for their exams in 2014 have been released this morning by the Cabinet Secretary for Education at mitihani house.  Many parents and students were not able to watch the results released live following the digital migration confusion that has seen many households in Kenya switched off from watching TV.  65% male 36% ladies. Male candidates out performed Ladies candidates in last years examinations. The need to follow tertiary education was emphasized by the minister. He shared that there is no good result, even students who scored E can start from certificate, craft certificates, diploma  through vocational education. 

Analysis of 2014 KCSE performance
There was improvement from 15 out of 31 subjects compared to 12 out of 41. Some of them are English, geography, chemistry, power mechanics, drawing and design. As a nation the government emphasize the need to nature talents. The government noted the need for foreign languages and designers who the government pay a lot of money to outsiders.

Factors that are responsible of the decline on key subjects in 2014 KCSE
1.       Teacher related factors
2.       Friendly school environment
3.       Students related factors
4.       Parents related factors

The mister appealed to the parents to take the education of their children serious as they are important. Many parents fail to attend school functions and the minister appealed to them to leave their business to attend to invitation to the schools to monitor their children’s performance. 

There were decline in 10 subjects during 2014 KCSE
·         Mathematics Alternative A
·         Physics
·         Aviation technology
·         Basic studies
These are some of the poor performing subjects in the last examinations 

Performance by gender (ladies performed better in these subjects)
1.       English
2.       Kiswahili
3.       CRE
4.       Home science, home and designs

Performance of candidates with special needs
180,000 of 190,000 managed grade C+ and above, 5 candidates attaining mean grade of A plane and 14 attaining mean grade of A- This confirms that disability is not inability. The children need a chance.

Examination irregularities
Despite the strict measures and the reduction of examination irregularities there was 22% decrease in the number of candidates involved in examination irregularities in 2014.2410 candidates colluded amongst themselves to cheat during the exams. 149 caught with mobile phones in the examination used to pass messages.

County schools and sub-county lead in cheating and 5 national schools were involved in examination irregularities. "Some head teachers were wt the forefront of perpetuating this vice" Says the minister during the release of the 2014 KCSE examination results.

These Counties had no cases of examination irregularities

Taita taveta
tana river

More examinations results for 2015 KCSE can be found on the knec website. by kying the index number or through sms to 22252

285,500 students sat for the KNEC exams for 2014.
Republic of Kenya
County Government of Uasin Gishu

County Public Service Board

The Uasin Gishu County Public Service Board wishes to invite applications from candidates who have the requisite qualifications to fill the following vacancies:

Ward Administrator (4 positions for the following Wards: Tulwet / Chuiyat, Karuna / Meibeki, Tapsagoi and Tarakwa)
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have qualifications and knowledge in administration or management;
  • Working experience of not less than three years in administration/management and
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Ward administrator shall be responsible to the Deputy Sub-County Administrator for the following:-
  • Coordinating, Managing and supervising the general administrative functions in the Ward Unit.
  • Ensuring effective service delivery.
  • Coordinating developmental activities to empower the community.
  • Providing and maintaining infrastructure and facilities of public service.
  • Managing the County Public Service.
  • Facilitating and coordinating citizen participation in the development of policies and plans and delivery of services.
  • Exercising any functions and powers delegated by the County Public Service Board.
Terms and Conditions:
Salary Scale: Kshs.48,190 - 65,290p.m. House Allowance: Kshs.17,000p.m. Commuter Allowance: Kshs. 8,000p.m.
How to Apply
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope and addressed to: –
County Public Service Board
Uasin Gishu County
P.O. Box 1175 - 30100, Eldoret
or hand delivered at the Board Offices situated at the County Headquarters First Floor
Applications should reach the Secretary, County Public Service Board on or before Tuesday 3rd March 2015.

Important Information to all candidates
The Applicants with Foreign Degrees should get clearance from Commission for University Education (CUE).
Remuneration package for persons serving in the Public Service of County Governments is as advised by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and is subject to review by the Commission.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
All applicants should attach copies of:-
  1. Certificate of Good Conduct
  2. Compliance Certificate from KRA.
  3. Clearance from EACC.
  4. Clearance from HELB.
  5. Clearance from CRB.
The County Government Uasin Gishu is an equal opportunity employer and persons with disability, youth, women and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply

A Reputed Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Company Requires Immediately: Medical Reps in different locations, Sales Reps, Supervisors, & Senior HR Manager in Nairobi, Kenya.

Responsibilities for Pharmaceutical Sales Representative:
  • Minimum experience of 5 years required.
  • Services existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily activities.
  • Submits orders / ensures dispatches / collection as per company policies.
  • Any other activities to ensure increase and sustained growth in market share.
Responsibilities for Medical Representative:
  • Minimum experience of 2 years required
  • Meet prescribers in hospitals and clinics son a daily basis to ensure prescriptions, - implement marketing strategies and given feedback from the market to the company.
  • Meet distributors and retailers to ensure availability in supply.
Responsibilities for Field Supervisors:
  • Minimum experience of 5 years required in the same capacity
  • Responsible for achievement of sales budget.
  • Supervise Med. reps to achieve sales targets.
  • Selection, training, development and appraisal of med reps to ensure territories are developed.
  • Joint field work with sales/Med rep team and timely submission of reports.
  • Conduct marketing activities for improvement of business.
Responsibilities for Senior HR Manager:
  • Minimum Experience needed is 5 years in the same capacity.
  • Must have experience of working in a reputed company with a workforce of minimum 150+.
  • He or She enhances the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.
  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.
Candidates must be willing to work hard, take up challenges and grow with the company.

Salary / Perks: negotiable and as per experience/ qualification. 

Salary shall not be a constraint for the right candidate.

Interested candidates to apply with CV on the following urgently.

Send your application with detailed CV to the address below before 23rd February 2015

DN/A 1773
Box 49010 – 00100
German Agro Action / Welthungerhilfe is an International NGO operating in various Counties in Kenya and is currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Donor Relations Coordinator / Fundraiser for a fixed term. The position is Nairobi based.

To qualify as a Donor Relations Coordinator / Fundraiser the candidate must possess the following:-
  • Over 5 years of proven experience in fundraising for international institutional agencies and managing budgets with diverse donor base,
  • Over 5 years of proven donor relation coordination especially with the German Institutional Donors
  • Good command of English and German as working languages both written and oral
  • Relevant experience in development cooperation and humanitarian aid operations in developing countries
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and excellent knowledge of SAP and WINPACCS software as working software
  • Advanced University degree (Masters) or Post Degree Diploma preferably in International Affairs, Political or Social Sciences or related fields
Qualified applicants to submit a one-page motivation letter and detailed CV highlighting own skills and achievements, language skills and contact details of three referees, not later than 23rd February 2015 to: 

The HR Manager, 
German Agro Action / Welthungerhilfe, 
P.O Box 38829-00623 
Nairobi Kenya 

or by email to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Kenmot Spares Ltd, a specialist in automotive bearings & seals is looking for two Sales Executive.
  • Diploma in sales & marketing.
  • 1-2 years work experience.
  • Efficient in computer packages.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills in English & Swahili.
  • Spare parts experience is an added advantage.
Candidates who have previously applied, need not re-apply.

Qualified persons to email a detailed CV with 3 references to

Only short listed candidates will be contacted
Senior Scientist, Seed Systems
CABI Africa

CABI is a not-for-profit development-led organization supported by a solid scientific research base and a world class publishing service. 

Our mission is to improve people’s lives worldwide by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. Our work increases food security and protects biodiversity.
We have over 350 staff based in 16 countries. We have offices in Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Pakistan, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, the UK and the USA. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and highly organised person to fill the Senior Scientist, Seed Systems position to be based either in Accra, Ghana or Nairobi, Kenya. 

The seed systems scientist will play a key role in leading delivery and further development of CABI’s Good Seed Initiative, coordinating and implementing project activities in the African region, as well as planning and developing new proposals. 

Project work includes supporting seed production, seed commercialisation and raising awareness of the importance of high quality seed. 

The scientist will also have the opportunity to contribute to other programmes and projects where their expertise is relevant. 

The role requires working closely with a variety of public and private sector partners in the region, facilitating multi-stakeholder processes at national and regional levels. 

Additional responsibilities will include capacity development of private and public partners in activities  related to seed systems. Candidates should have a PhD in a relevant social or biological science with at least 10 years’ experience of seeds systems particularly in developing countries. 

They should have deep knowledge and experience of seed value chains, seed sector development, seed quality, and design and management of field trials. 

They should also be experienced in facilitating and building effective partnerships across the various parts of the seed supply chain. Knowledge of agricultural development in Africa, and an ability to think strategically in developing and managing effective business plans is also required.

The post will necessitate travel away from home base and office. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience, with appointment for 2 years initially and the possibility of renewal.

Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability for the post, including detailed curriculum vitae with names and contacts of 3 referees. 

Applications should be sent to by 27th February 2015, quoting job reference 11/2015. 

A full candidate brief for this post is available
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
“Kenya Integrated Household Budget Survey (2015/16)”
A Project Funded By the Government of Kenya
The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act (2006). It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical information and its custody. 

It also oversees the coordination, supervision, and development of programmes within the National Statistical System.

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following positions:-

Job Title: Project Manager
Employment Terms: Contract (18 months)
Ref: KNBS/ PM/1/2015
No. of Posts: 1
Job Purpose: The project manager will be the head of the project management team. The manager therefore assumes responsibility for all technical, professional and practical aspects of the project. 

The specific tasks and duties will include:
  • Day to day running of the project;
  • Providing continuous feedback to the steering committee on the use of project resources;
  • Reporting on matters of project performance and use of resources to the Director General;
  • Working closely with the project management team which include technical, logistics and data managers in ensuring smooth implementation of the project
  • Liaising with finance, procurement, transport, human resource and other relevant departments on project issue.
  • Seeking approval for contingency expenditures from the Director General.
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports highlighting milestones, project challenges and solutions advanced to the Steering committee.
Qualifications, Experience and Required Skills
  • Should hold a post-graduate university degree in Applied Statistics, Statistics, Economics, Social Science, or related field from a recognized university;
  • Have a Bachelors Degree in Applied Statistics , Statistics, Economics or Mathematics or equivalent qualification from a recognized university;
  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience of progressive track record in Project Management, Program Design, and/or Monitoring and Evaluation work in a key Public or Private Sector Research or a Statistical Institution(s); (3) of which must have been in charge of planning coordination and supervision of statistical activities and programmes such as censuses and surveys;
  • Strong project management skills, particularly participatory methods;
  • Experience in implementing and managing Government funded projects which includes donor funds;
  • Team player with relevant leadership skills and experience;
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills;
  • Good ability to communicate (verbally, writing and reading) both in English and Kiswahili;
  • Must meet requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya;
Applicants should submit application letters accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae using the given format; provide daytime contacts and copies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts, testimonials, and National

ID/Passport. Kindly note that failure to attach the required documents will lead to disqualification.

The reference number for the post applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:-

The Director General
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
P. O. Box 30266- 00100
Herufi House, 1st Floor, Room 131

Applications must be received not later than 27th February, 2015. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KNBS is an equal opportunity employer.

Female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply
Engineering Position
Job Description: Water Missions International is a Christian Engineering Ministry. Our mission is to provide access to safe water and an opportunity to hear the good news of eternal salvation through Jesus Christ to all those in need.

The Engineering position is key to the success of Water Missions International Kenya Country Program. 

The person in this position must be a strong Christian and must feel a clear calling from God and a heartfelt passion for our mission.

Under the direction of the Country Director, the engineer is responsible for performing engineering tasks within the Country Program following established standards and procedures. 

This position requires that the person resides in Kitale or near Kitale, Where the office is located. 

This position requires travel to remote locations within Kenya or surrounding countries to carry out assessments, inspections and training.

Key Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide technical direction and assistance for technicians, volunteers, and other engineers.
  • Perform Engineering tasks including water hydraulic design calculations, and development of plans, specifications, and structural drawings
  • Provide onsite project management in support of approved projects
Minimum Education and Work Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering – Civil, Chemical, or Mechanical are preferred
  • +4 years of experience in water and/or wastewater engineering
  • Advanced skills with office computer programs and (AutoCAD/PowerCADD,SolidWorks/ProE)
Required Qualifications
  • An understanding of and commitment to the Mission of the organization.
  • A clear, God given calling to the Mission
  • Ability to organize personal work load and achieve results in time.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including nights and weekends when necessary
Application Instruction
Email Application letter, Curriculum Vitae, Educational Certificates, Testimonials and a List of References to Water Missions International, Kenya at please copy or post to Box 4632-40200, Kitale no later than March 6, 2015.

Please State your expected Net Pay and Title your email: Application – Engineering Position.

Homabay County Government

Office of the Governor

The Homa Bay County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified person to fill the following vacant positions:
1. Chairperson, Homa Bay County Public Service Board
Requirements for appointment:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
  • Working experience of not less than ten years; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
  • Be conversant with the diversity of the area
  • Be conversant with the various legislations, policies and guidelines on public service management.
Duties and Responsibilities will entail
  • Chairing board meetings;
  • Ensuring the board is functioning effectively;
  • Establishing agenda for the board meeting in consultation with the board secretary;
  • Ensuring the board’s decisions are implemented;
  • Being the spokesperson for the board;
  • Ability to meet set deadlines
Salary Scale: 225,000 x 18, 750 pa- 243,750x 18,750 pa- 262,500x 18,750 pa-281,250x 18,750 pa-300,000 (Please note that the indicated gross monthly remuneration package is inclusive of 40% allowance.

2. Secretary, County Public Service Board
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen;
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Be a certified public secretary of good professional standing;
  • Working experience of not less than ten years; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • Be conversant with the diversity of the area
  • Be conversant with the various legislations, policies and guidelines on public service management.
Duties and Responsibilities
The secretary to the board is the link between the board members and the secretariat and is accountable to the board for:
  • Preparing and circulating minutes and agenda of the board meetings
  • Developing annual work plan for the board with the guidance of the chairperson;
  • Conveying the decisions of the Board; and
  • Providing guidance and advice to the Secretariat on matters of ethics and good governance.
Salary Scale: 165,089x 7,353 pa- 172,442x 7,353 pa- 179,795 x 7,353 pa- 187,148 x 7,353-194,501 

(Please note that the indicated gross monthly remuneration package is inclusive of 40% allowance).
Shortlisted candidates are advised to come with the following, during the interview:
  • Original Identity Card or Kenyan Passport
  • Academic and professional certificates and testimonials
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from the criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  • Clearance from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Clearance certificate from Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) of Kenya
Terms of Service: Contract
Applications together with copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials should be submitted to the 

Office of the County Secretary, 
P.O Box 469-40300, 
Homa Bay 

to reach on or before 24th February, 2015. 

Applicants for the post of Chairperson, Homa Bay County Public Service Board should indicate the preferred mode of service-part-time or full time basis. 

All applications should be clearly marked either, ‘Application for the position of Chairperson of Homa Bay County Public Service Board.’ Or ‘Application for the position of Secretary of Homa Bay County Public Service Board.’

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

County Secretary
Homa Bay County Government
Securex has over the past forty four years established itself as a market leader in the provision of technological security solutions. 

This has only been made possible through recruitment of highly competent men and women.

Are you an individual who is:
  • A form four graduate
  • Between 29-40 years of age
  • Over 5.10ft. tall
  • Have no criminal record
  • Good communication skills
  • Looking for a job as a security guard?
Securex wants you!

Recruitment Date: 17th and 24th February 2015 Time: 0800hrs

Venue: Goan Institute next to Pangani Police Station

Come with your original national ID cards and KCSE certificate
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental International Standards setting organization that prepares and publishes consensus-based International Standards and manages Conformity Assessment Systems for electric and electronic products, systems and services, collectively known as electrotechnology.

The IEC Family addresses 166 countries in the world, of which 48 are in Africa.

We have regional centres in North America (IEC-ReCNA, Boston), in Latin America (IEC-LARC, Sao Paulo) and in Asia-Pacific (IEC-APRC, Singapore) and will now open a regional centre in Africa in July 2015, Nairobi, Kenya.

The mission of IEC-AFRC will be to promote awareness of the IEC in the region, increase the level of African participation in the IEC and increase the adoption and use of IEC International Standards and Conformity Assessment Systems. 

To launch and operate the regional centre we are currently looking for an Engineer acting as
Officer IEC Africa Regional Centre (IEC-AFRC)

  • Be the regional focal point of contact for the IEC Central Office
  • Assist IEC African Members in their participation in IEC work
  • Assist IEC African Affiliate Countries in increasing their participation in the Programme and establishing their national electrotechnical committees
  • Build up knowledge and understanding amongst stakeholders (public and private sectors)
  • Enhance visibility and participation in strategic regional events to raise the awareness of electrotechnical standardization, in particular AFSEC ARSO, APUA and SADC
  • Raise the awareness of the IEC in Africa in collaboration with AFSEC and the African Union
  • Reach out to governmental agencies and regulators
  • Prepare, arrange and attend meetings, technical seminars and workshops in the region
  • Inform IEC Members and Affiliates on IEC issues
  • Inform IEC Central Office on queries from the region
  • Promote the use of IEC International Standards and Conformity Assessment Systems in Member and Affiliate countries
  • Facilitate membership application and follow up
  • Provide meeting facilities for implementing ACAS (Affiliate Conformity Assessment Status) by organizing training sessions and seminars on conformity assessment
  • Facilitate the IEC Mentoring Programme
  • University degree in either electrical/electronic engineering, or telecommunications
  • At least 10 years’ experience of working in an industrial environment
  • English mother tongue with good command of French
  • Native from one of the African Union Member States with working experience in Africa
  • Previous experience in standardization work but neutrality towards NSBs or governmental agencies in Africa
  • Understanding of conformity assessment
  • Good knowledge of geo-political situations at the regional and global levels
  • Convincing, self-propelling personality with a proven track record to succeed on his/her own
  • Long term strategic mind set
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Available to travel and genuine interest in working with different countries and cultures
Candidates are invited to submit their letter of motivation and CV in English (word/pdf), together with letters of reference and copies of diplomas, before 31 March 2015 to the following e-mail address:

Replies will only be given to short-listed candidates. 

We thank you for your understanding.
Fitness for Health Initiative – Africa (FHI-A) is a non- Profit Making organization working towards changing people’s lifestyle through physical fitness, recreation and nutritional health. 

For this, it’s raising awareness, health promotion, capacity building and advocacy hence alleviate lifestyle diseases.

It is reaching people at Corporate Organizations, County level, Institutions of learning, Gated Communities and homes.

FHI-A is looking for committed and dynamic personnel for the position of;
Media and Public Relations Manager

  • Undergraduate /Master Degree in PR or related field.
  • Should have At least 3years Experience in a similar position.
  • Should be creative and willing to travel
  • Good at event organization and international relations
  • Should be computer literate.
  • Fluent in Written and spoken English.
  • Have passion in physical fitness and Nutrition.
  • Driving and NGO Experience are an added advantage
Should indicates contacts plus package range.

Write to:- 

The Executive Director
P.O. Box 22839 - 00100, 

or email:

to reach us before 25th February, 2015.

NB: Attach recent passport size photograph

St. Luke’s Orthopaedic and Trauma Hospital is a leading healthcare provider situated in Eldoret Town along Nandi road opposite Moi University School of Dentistry. (About 0.5 km from Eldoret Town). 

We are seeking for a suitably qualified and experienced Kenyan citizen, who is dynamic, self-motivated and results oriented with excellent transferable skills, high integrity and a proven track record of achievement in the past roles for the following Position.

Procurement Manager

Reporting to: 
Hospital Administrator

Core Functions: Responsible for competitive acquisition of quality goods and services, proper dispatch, while ensuring cost control and good supplier relationship
Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure effective operation of the procurement department.
  • Manage the supply chain function of the hospital
  • Procurement of quality goods and services, disposal of obsolete assets, unserviceable and surplus stores, inventory management and contract management.
  • Coordinate the internal monitoring and evaluation of supply chain function to ensure compliance with procurement laws, regulations, and practices
  • Develop, facilitate, implement, monitor and review procurement plans.
  • Undertake contract negotiations, review and manage in conjunction with respective user departments.
  • Perform secretarial roles to the hospital tender and disposal committees
  • Coordinate tender advertisement process, tender opening and evaluation.
  • Advice staff on all matters to do with procurement of goods and services in line with the provision of the procurement and regulations of the hospital.
  • Maintain budgetary control for the department.
  • Prepare annual procurement plan
  • Carry out any other duty as may be assigned from time to time
Minimum Qualifications

Interested candidates should have the following qualifications:
  • At least a first degree in procurement from a recognized university.
  • Must be a registered member of procurement professional body of Kenya.
  • Have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight schedule under minimum supervision
  • A team player with good analytical, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be dynamic, self-motivated and results oriented.
  • Ability to head and supervise a minimum of 10 personnel under procurement department
  • Be proficient in computer applications
  • Previous experience in hospital set up will be an added advantage.
  • Certificate of good conduct, tax clearance, and credit bureau clearance
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications along with their C.V. and copies of relevant certifications/credentials, three referees, current and expected salary to the Office of the Hospital Administrator or to by 20th February, 2015. 

St. Luke’s hospital is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.

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