Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Siaya County Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Siaya
 
Public Service Board Siaya County
 
The County Government of Siaya wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions as provided under Section 44, 63, 6 and 66 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.
 
County Secretary
Job Group T
(1 Post)
Terms of Service: 
Contract
 
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of a first degree in any of the following disciplines; public administration, arts, sociology, anthropology, or management from Universities recognised in Kenya.
  • Master’s degree from a university recognised in Kenya will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrate leadership and management capacity including but not limited to knowledge of public financial management and strategic management.
  • Be conversant with the constitution of Kenya and all the devolution laws.
  • Have ability to work in a multi ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Have capacity to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to National values and principles of governance as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of both the county and national goals, policies development strategies as well as Vision 2030.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10)years in senior administration and management.
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Possession of CPS (K) will be an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operationally, will be the head of County Public Service and secretary to the County Executive Committee.
  • Will be responsible for arranging the business and keep the minutes of the County Executive Committee meetings.
  • Conveying the decisions of the County Executive Committee to the appropriate persons or institutions.
  • Provide Strategic policy directions to improve service delivery
  • Perform functions on the delegated authority from the County Public Service Board as per article 86 (1) of the County Government Act No.12 of 2012
  • Establishing and developing collaboration with the National government ministries or departments, partners and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Performing any other function as may be directed by the Governor and the County Executive Committee.
Secretary to the County Public Service Board
1 Post
Terms of Service: 
Contract
 
The Secretary shall be the accounting officer and the head of the Board Secretariat
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide Strategic leadership for effective delivery of the Board’s mandate as per the mission, vision and strategic plan.
  • Oversee the management of the finances, preparation and submission of the Board’s annual plans, program and estimates.
  • Make regular reports for approval and submission to the County Assembly on the execution of the functions of the Board.
  • Execution of the decision of the Board.
  • Day-to- day administration of the secretariat and welfare
  • Ensure staff compliance with public service values, principles and ethical standards.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the Board from time to time.
  • Will operationally work under the supervision of the Board’s committee on Finance, Administration and Advisory and generally work under the leadership of Chariman, Siaya County Public Service Board.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a holder of at least first degree from a university recognised in Kenya
  • Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Be a certified public secretary of good professional standing
  • Working experience of not less than five (5) years in the relevant field.
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Department of Lands
Deputy Director of Survey
Job Group Q
(1 Post)

Reporting to the Director - Lands, Physical Planning, Surveying and Housing. The officer shall be responsible for all survey works.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the management and coordination of survey services in the county.
  • Organisation, direction, control and coordination of the functions of the department.
  • Supervision, survey and registration of all public land and utilities.
  • Preparing and submitting technical and administrative reports of the division.
  • Developing and implementing and evaluating the department strategic/work plans, programs and projects in collaboration with other departments and stakeholders.
  • Developing county policies, legal and institutional framework for the implementation of the mandate of the department.
  • Oversee the preparation of annual work placement, and financial budgets.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Officer Lands, Physical Planning, Survey and housing
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenya citizen
  • Bachelor degree in Surveying from a University recognised in Kenya.
  • A Masters degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Have at least five (5) years experience, two (2) of which should be in senior management.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Be proficient in computer Aided Designs (CAD) or Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Be strategic thinker and result oriented
  • Registered with relevant professional body
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.
Deputy Director Housing
Job Group ‘Q’
 
Duties and Responsibilities:-
  • Reporting to the Director Lands, Physical Planning, Surveying and Housing.
  • Will be responsible for providing overall leadership in the area of County Government Housing Management
  • Responsible for the implementation of the County Housing Management Policies.
  • Provide leadership in all the County Government Housing Estates and advice the Chief Officer on all Housing related matters
  • The County Housing Manager will also oversee valuation of the County Properties undertakes Estate Administration.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the chief officer: Lands, Physical Planning, Survey and planning
Requirements for Appointment:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Bachelor Degree in Housing Administration, Real Estates, Housing or property Management or any relevant field from a recognized University in Kenya.
  • Be registered with a relevant professional body in Kenya.
  • Have five (5) years work experience in Estates, Housing or property management of Two (2) years served in senior management
  • Be conversant with prevailing Property Laws and Housing Management issues.
  • Be as a team player who is flexible and diligent.
  • Be computer literate.
  • A master in Housing Administration, Estate Management and Maintenance or Property Management will be an added Advantage.
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.
Deputy Director of Physical Planning
Job Group ‘Q’
 
Reporting to Director Land, Physical Planning, Survey and Housing and will be responsible for all Physical Planning Services.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervise all physical planning activities and continually monitor projects during construction phase and works directly with the architectural and engineering inspectors to assure that plans and specifications are followed and construction problems are minimized.
  • Act as a primary agent for the County in all matters dealing with construction project which include substitutions and changes in provision of the approved specifications.
  • Perform field investigation to ensure conformity to zoning codes, design regulation and/ or approved plans projects.
  • Perform various administrative functions for the department, including accepting applications and permits for processing and composing correspondences.
  • Prepare an integrated land use plan with relevant stakeholders for the use by Land Boards and other allocating authorities.
  • Assist in developing county policies, legal and institutional framework for the implementation of the mandate of the department.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Annual plan and Financial budgets
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the chief officer Lands, Physical Planning, Survey and housing
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenya citizen
  • Bachelor degree in Physical planning and Regional Planning or relevant field from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • A masters degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Have at least five (5) years experience, two (2) of which should be in senior management.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professional and technical competence as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Be proficient in computer Aided Designs (CAD) or Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain good working relations with developers contractors, property owners, fellow workers and general public.
  • Registered with relevant professional body
  • Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.
Department of Health
 
Padeatrician

JG 
 (1 Post)
 
Will be based at the Siaya County Referral Hospital
 
The Pediatrician will be responsible for the planning and performing day to day implementation of the pediatric care at the County Referral Hospital and in the County.

Key Responsibilities
  • Planning and implementation of Pediatric care at the facility and in the County.
  • Supervision of Pediatric department at the facility and Pediatric Services in the County.
  • Teaching and supervision of Medical Officer interns, Clinical Officer interns and other clinical staff
  • Co-ordination of mentorship programmes for staff at the facility and the County.
  • Participation in quality assurance and improvement of Pediatric services
  • Co-ordination of continuing medical education in the department and at the facility.
  • Co-ordination of disaster response team.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Holder of MBCHB degree from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Master’s degree in Pediatrics and Child health.
  • Registered by the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Have a valid retention certificate from Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board.
  • Have at least five (5) years experience in the relevant field.
Chief Officers
  1. Public Works, Roads & Infrastructure JG “S” (1) Post
  2. Trade, Industry & Cooperative Development JG “S” (1) Post
Terms of Service, Contract/PP/Transfer of Service.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Shall be the Accounting and Authorized officer in respect to the exercise of delegated powers and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member.
  • Shall implement policies and Development plans.
  • Shall Formulate and implement Effective programs aligned to Vision 2030, County (ies) Integrated development plan, Siaya County Government Strategic Plan and Sector goals.
  • Shall provide leadership in developing and implementing Strategic plans for their line Ministries/Departments.
  • Shall promote National values and Principles of the county public service as enshrined in chapters 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
Requirements for appointments.
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of a bachelors’ degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter 6 (Six) of the constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • A masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Have knowledge and experience of not less than 10 (ten) years in the specific portfolio, with at least three years of the same in Management/Administration.
  • Women are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
 
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply indicating , the post applied for, the county and ward of origin/residence.

All academic and professional testimonial copies including clearances from bodies such as; HELB, CRB, CID, EACC and other professional bodies should be attached.

Physical applications should be posted to or dropped clearly marked the position applied for at County Public Service Board Offices, Ardhi House in Bondo Sub-County on or before 4th November, 2014.

The envelopes should be sealed and clearly marked for the post applied for:

Applications should be addressed to 

Ismael Noo, Interim Secretary,
P.O.Box 803, 40600, Siaya

Email: infopsb@siaya.go.ke

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ANPPCAN Review Meeting Rapporteur Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Terms of Reference: Review Meeting Rapporteur 

Expression of Interest for a Rapporteur During the Review Meeting on Strengthening National Child Protection Systems in 7 Countries of East African Region on 27 And 28 October, 2014 Nairobi, Kenya 


Background: ANPPCAN is a pan-African child rights organization concerned with the status of children in general, and, in particular, those in need of protection. It was founded in 1986 in Enugu, Nigeria during the First African Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect whose theme was Child Labour in Africa.  

It is registered as an international NGO in Kenya and has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya and also has observer status with the African Union (AU) and the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights based in Banjul, Gambia.
ANPPCAN has been implementing a three year project called National Child Protection Systems Strengthening (NCPS) in 7 countries in E. A. Region; namely Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, with the financial support from Save the Children International (SCI).  

The aim of this project is to improve services provided to children by strengthening the key pillars of child protection system, which include; coordination amongst actors, laws and policies, the human and financial resources and data collection. 

The project has engaged strategic players, such as, the relevant government departments and civil society organizations operating at regional and national levels, to strengthen child protection systems in the aforementioned countries.  

These efforts have led to review of national laws and policies; national institutions, human resources, as well as, initiating Technical Working Groups (TWGs) on child protection in each of the 7 countries.  

These engagements have continuously shown that for child protection systems to be effective, the government must take the lead role in coordination of the efforts, while other strategic actors play complimentary roles.

It is on this background that ANPPCAN and Save the Children International are organizing a meeting that brings together all the stakeholders who have been involved in the implementation of this project, representatives from relevant Government Ministries and Departments, Civil Society Organizations, as well as, key institutions in the region. 

The aim of the meeting is to share the progress on the implementation of this project, as well as, to address some of the gaps that are emerging.  

Specific objectives of this meeting are:

1. To share the progress made and the identified gaps during the implementation of the project in the 7 countries,
 
2. To identify and map out some strategies that will strengthen NCPS with the ultimate goal of effective provision of services to children; and
 
3. To foster collaboration and partnership between state and non-state actors to address emerging issues in NCPS.

ANPPCAN seeks to engage the services of a  rapporteur’s to produce a report of Review Meeting on Strengthening National Child Protection Systems in 7 Countries of East African Region on 27 and 28 October, 2014 Nairobi, Kenya. 

The time frame for the work is 3 days (2 days capturing deliberations and 1 day writing the final report) 

Details of the task: The main tasks of the rapporteurs will be capturing meeting deliberations and production of the review meeting report

The detailed tasks include:
  • Taking detailed notes on the Meeting:
  1. Synopsis of presentations and discussions of all the sessions from 27 to 28 October 2014
  2. Capture main points raised during open discussions and contributions from the participants
  • Taking the main points within opening ceremony and closing ceremony speeches.
  • Noting down all the recommendations made throughout the discussions during the presentations
  • Utilising the notes taken to prepare the final Report.
Deliverables:
  • Draft outline repot
  • Final Review meeting report.
Rapporteur’s Skills and Experience 
  • Experience in Rapporteur work
  • Highly literate in English
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Able to analyze, summarize and coherently report on diverse perspectives
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work under pressure and meet tight timelines
  • Engaged in child protection issues 
  • Previous experience at international conferences is an asset
Desirable
  • Experience of working with partners at International, Regional and National level
Submission of Expressions of Interest
 
Please submit your expression of interest including full CV,  proposed fee per day and at least two autographic work as a reference to ANPPCAN Regional Office at regional@anppcan.org, cc: cogutu@anppcan.org marked ‘Expression of Interest  Rapporteur  by 24th October 2014

Customer Relations & Sales Trainer Job in Kenya (KShs 30K)

Job Advert: Customer Relations & Sales Trainer

Monthly Salary: KShs. 30,000

CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya, is supported by MasterCard Foundation, was established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth in the society with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures.

The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support. 
About the Position: Successful candidate will be posted in one of the Centres as a Customer Relations & Sales Trainer.

The right candidate must be self-driven who can work with minimal Supervision. 

He/she will be tasked to train the youth on Customer relations and sales as well as getting placements and internships for them. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • We are looking for people who have pride, passion and energy, but mostly love TEACHING.
  • Take responsibility for the quality of teaching delivered.
  • Guidance and skills development to ensure that standards are maintained and improved.
  • To act as a personal tutor to CAP students.
  • Developing, customizing and Delivering Sales and Marketing curriculum.
  • Assist students get internships and placements.
  • Link the youth with potential employers.
  • Adequately equipping the students with Sales/Marketing/Customer Relations skills.
  • Assist in the design and preparation of materials, resources and information to be used in respect of programmed delivery.
  • Carry out monitoring, guidance, support and mentoring of the learners and take action as required
Requirements
  • At least One (1) year working experience in Sales & Marketing or Customer Relations.
  • Must be mature and with the right attitude.
  • Must have relevant training in Sales & Marketing or Customer Relations.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Must have passion of working with young people.
  • Excellent Presentation skills.
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Networking skills a must.
  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and written.
How to Apply
 
To express interest in this opportunity, send your CV to hr@capyei.org  by 30th October 2014.

Cover letter should be pasted on the body of the email and not as an attachment. 

Applicants are required to quote their current and expected salary. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.