Kenya Medical Training College
 
Replacement of Staff
 
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the following posts tenable at the various Campuses of the Kenya Medical Training College to replace staff who have left service for various reasons:

1. Lecturer II
Scale M10 

10 Posts
 
Ref. No. KMTC/QP- 23/ EAF/AS 1/ 2015
 
Department | No. Required | Specialization / professional qualification
  • Medical Imaging Sciences - 3 Posts - Medical Imaging Sciences (Radiography)
  • Medical Lab Sciences - 3 Posts - Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Health Records - 2 Posts - Health Records and Information Technology
  • Nursing - 2 Posts - Nursing (Anaesthesia)
Duties and Responsibilities: Duties at this level will include: 
  • participating in teaching and evaluating relevant subjects in their discipline areas; 
  • assessing students in clinical areas; 
  • organizing extra-curricula activities in the college; 
  • assisting senior lecturers in research and development of teaching materials; 
  • planning, designing and developing relevant teaching materials;
  • identifying health problems prevalent in the country and conducting surveys; and 
  • supervising students in clinical areas
Requirements for Appointment
 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have at least:
  • A Bachelors Degree in any of the related fields: i.e. Nursing (Anaesthesia); Medical Imaging (Radiography); Health Records and Information, Medical Laboratory Sciences, or any other relevant field from a recognized Institution;
OR
  • A Higher Diploma in any of the related health disciplines i.e Nursing (Anaesthesia); Medical Imaging (Radiography); Health Records and Information, Medical Laboratory Sciences, or any other relevant field from a recognized Institution; and
  1. Practiced in their relevant field for a minimum period of six (6) years; and
  2. Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Been Registered by the relevant professional body where applicable;
2. Accountant II
Scale M9 
(6 Posts)

Ref. No.
 KMTC/QP- 23/ EAF/SS 1/ 2015
 
Job Summary: An officer at this level will be responsible for performing a variety of Finance / Accounting work of limited scope and complexity under the guidance of a senior officer. 

Specifically, work will involve verification of payment vouchers in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations; collation of financial estimates, determination of aggregate expenditure; supervision of the revenue collection processes; control of expenditure and below-the line group of accounts and general accounting work involving book- keeping knowledge and routine accounting
entries. 

The scope and complexity of work will increase with experience and training but the officer will still be under close guidance where new tasks are involved.

Professional qualifications and experience
 
For appointment to this grade, a Candidate must have:
  • A Bachelors Degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business Administration (Accounting option) from a recognized institution;
OR
  • Part II of the Certified Public Accountants Examination or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
3. Supply Chain Management Assistant II
Scale M8
3 Posts
 
Ref. No. KMTC/QP- 23/ EAF/SS 2/ 2015
 
Job Summary: An officer at this level will be responsible for receiving and issuing of stores; preparing and maintaining stores records; supervising attendants in the store and vehicle loading/unloading operations.

Professional qualifications and experience: For appointment to this grade a candidate must have a Diploma in Supply Chain Management or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

4. Driver III

Scale M4 
2 Posts

Ref. No. KMTC/QP- 23/ EAF/SS 3/ 2015
 
Job Summary: Duties and responsibilities at this level will involve 
  • driving a motor vehicle as authorized; 
  • carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling, oil, electrical and brake systems, tyre pressure; 
  • carrying out minor repairs including oiling and greasing; 
  • detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicle systems; 
  • maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned; 
  • ensuring security and safety for the vehicle on and off the road; 
  • ensuring safety of the passengers and/or goods therein; and 
  • maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.

Professional qualifications and experience
 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • A Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KSCE) mean grade D (plain) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • A valid driving license free from any current endorsement(s) for class(es) of vehicle(s) an officer is required to drive;
  • Attended a First-Aid Certificate Course lasting not less than one (1) week from St. John Ambulance or Kenya Institute of Highways and Building Technology (KIHBT) or any other recognized Institution;
  • Passed a Suitability test for Driver Grade III;
  • Passed Practical Test for Drivers;
  • A valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Kenya Police; and
  • At least two (2) years driving experience.
Mode of Application: Candidates who meet the requirements are invited to send their applications, quoting the vacancy position and Reference Number, enclosing updated curriculum vitae, copies of academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card and a daytime telephone to:
 
The Director
Kenya Medical Training College
P.O Box 30195- 00100
Nairobi

So as to reach him not later than Friday, 3rd April 2015

The Kenya Medical Training College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to implementing affirmative action.

In this regard women, persons with disability and minorities with the requisite qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Organization: The company is a Horticulture / FMCG Corporate based in Arusha Tanzania. They are looking for a Suitable Candidate to fill in the position below;

Position Title: Flexographic Printer
 
Ref: SMC236240
 
We are looking for additional experienced Flexor Press Operators.

With a new press arriving we are looking for individuals with solid Flexographic experience who can readily work in a team environment.
  
Responsibilities are but not limited to:
  • Checks load for proper raw stock
  • Checks printing plates and inks for proper specifications
  • Sets up press with plates and inks for scheduled orders
  • Adjusts printing press to obtain proper register and proper ink and coating applications, per specifications on work order / customer specs
  • Inspects printed product after initial set-up and adjusts settings and ink viscosity for quality reproduction, or shuts down press and makes necessary adjustments
  • Mixes inks to designated formula, removes and cleans printing plates and rollers
  • Washes up equipment at end of run
  • Makes minor repairs on equipment, replacing worn or damaged parts
  • Assists department mechanic in making major repairs and overhauls
  • Keeps count of completed product on each run and records and disposes of spoilage in designated manner
  • Notifies Lead Pressman / Manager of any major incidence of recurring equipment malfunction or poor quality raw material or production
  • Records production information into computer
  • Communicates at all times with professionalism and tact in all relationships with customers, vendors and co-workers
Required Skills
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in the same field operating machinery
  • Must have Printing Press experience
  • Visual colour differentiation required
  • Ability to read, understand and carry out written instructions.
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal instruction.
  • Team Player
  • Dependable
Salary will be negotiable depending on qualifications, experience and track record. 

Please indicate your current and expected salary.

Applications

If your profile matches the above requirements, send your letter of application and Resume, citing (Flexographic Printer – Ref: SMC236240) as your subject to quality2015jobs@gmail.com
Background: The company is a Horticulture / FMCG Corporate based in Arusha Tanzania. 

They are looking for a Suitable Candidate to fill in the position below:

Position Title: Multilayer Film Blowing Operator
Ref:
 SMC236238
Location: Arusha, Tanzania

Duties
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedure (ISO Documentation) to insure all production meets proper specifications.
  • Set-up, troubleshoot and perform proper adjustments to the cast and/or blown extrusion lines to maintain safety, quality and productivity standards.
  • Keep accurate records for all designated data entry requirements.
  • Perform required quality checks, recording information and maintaining overall quality of product.
  • Maintain clean, safe work area, by being efficient, neat and organized.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by supervisor and/or production specialist.
  • Communicate and work effectively and positively with all co-workers.
For the post of operators of blown film machine and six colour flexo graphic printing machines the qualification are:

  • Preferably an ITI (Industrial Training Institute) graduate with 6 to 10 years’ experience in the same field on 5 layers blown film machine; Qualification does not matter if the operation experience is more than 15 years.
  • Any experience in Monolayer and Coextruded Films; Bottom Seal Bags; FFS Sheeting and Tubing; Side Seal Bags; Stretch Hooders; V-Fold Sheeting is a real plus!
  • Have general knowledge of plastic resins as LDPE, LLDPE, and HDPE and their application.
  • Have good practical knowledge of blown film extrusion process troubleshooting.
  • Ability to set up different size of plastic films at the lowest possible time with lowest possible waste.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Additional Desired Attributes
  • Good mechanical/troubleshooting skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Positive record of safety, quality, productivity, attendance and teamwork.
  • Commitment to achievement of continuous improvement goals.
  • Willing to work overtime as needed.
Salary will be negotiable depending on qualifications, experience and track record. 

Please indicate your current and expected salary.

Applications
 
If your profile matches the above requirements, send your letter of application and Resume, citing (Multilayer Film Blowing Operator – Ref: SMC236238) as your subject to quality2015jobs@gmail.com.

A contemporary restaurant specializing in premium authentic, nutritious and hearty Kenyan cuisine is recruiting for Waiters and Waitresses.
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Start date: Immediate

Main Responsibilities
  • Ensures quality top star service of food & beverage to all patrons in the Restaurant, Bars and Conferences
  • Wash all the bar glasses and replenishes the same to the bars
  • Professional service of food and drinks to guests and providing information on all the menu items
  • Clearing of guest tables
  • Prepares mis em place for use during service
  • Arranges function halls for meetings and events and sets up the tables depending on the events
  • Cleans restaurant equipment including chairs, tables and wall hangings
  • Cleans the restaurant floor and windows
  • Cleans the bar, the bar counter and the bar cabinet.
  • Bills guests
  • In charge of the bar when the barman is not around.
  • Performs any other duties as may be required by management or superiors
Scope of Duties
  • The position requires a friendly outgoing person who is willing to go an extra mile to provide quality food and beverage service to guests in the hotel at all times.
  • He/she should always be perfectly groomed at all times and practice personal hygiene especially while handling food
  • He/she should have proper knowledge of preparation and service of all International and local foods and beverages
  • He/ she should be time conscious and always execute his duties accurately and on time, with minimal supervision
  • He/she should be friendly and always willing to assist his guest with a natural smile.
Qualifications Experiences and Competencies
  • Certificate in food and beverage service and sales from a recognized institution or
  • One year work experience working as a bar lady/man or a waitress
  • Basic computer and numerical skills
  • High degree of integrity and honesty
  • Positive attitude and willing to work as a team
  • Able to work under high pressure and minimal supervision
  • Good presentation skills.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application on or before 13th March 2015 athttp://goo.gl/T8sryH

CVs WITHOUT salary requirements will NOT be considered
A contemporary restaurant specializing in premium authentic, nutritious and hearty Kenyan cuisine is recruiting for a Unit Supervisor.
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Start date: Immediate

Main Responsibilities
  • In charge of all full-time, casual and trainee waiters/resses working within his/her section
  • Training of waiters in the use of computerized point of sale system, wine and bar knowledge, food and menu knowledge and top class service techniques
  • Tasking staff working under him by coming up with the outlets opening and closing duties and distributing each among staff.
  • In charge of all restaurant, bar and conference hall inventory including chairs, tables, cutlery, crockery and crystals
  • Recommends staffing requirements in the Restaurant and bar
  • Ensures the restaurant is clean at all times including all the windows, wall hangings and drinks cabinet
  • Inspects the food before it goes to the guest and ensures it is of the right quality and quantity
  • Arranges and holds briefings on a daily basis before service
  • Ensures the safety and proper use of all the equipment within the restaurant including Television sets, fridges, computers and all other electronics
  • Responsible for all restaurant keys and the restaurant safety
  • Reports any repairs to the management for necessary action
  • Performs any other duties as may be required by management or superiors
Scope of Duties
  • In charge of the respective department he is placed under
  • Oversee the smooth running of the Bar, the Restaurant and all other Food and Beverage outlets
  • Welcoming guests warmly and ensuring their comfort in all the food and beverage outlets.
  • Budgets and plans for all the departments under him
  • Manages all staff working under him to ensure top class service and proper execution of duties at all times
  • Helps in menu planning and development in conjunction with the Chef and the Food & Beverage Manager
  • Comes up with ways of promoting sales and maintaining profits
Qualification Experience and Competencies
  • Diploma in food and beverage service and sales or Service Advanced from a recognized institution
  • Two years’ work experience on supervisory level in a three or four star hotel
  • Work experience as a waiter or barman a must
  • Good computer skills
  • Passion for customer service and staff motivation
  • Positive attitude, has a team spirit and highly flexible
  • High degree of honesty and Integrity
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of all types of drinks and cocktail mixiology
  • Able to work efficiently under pressure
How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application on or before 13th March 2015 athttp://goo.gl/T8sryH

CVs WITHOUT salary requirements will NOT be considered
The International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) was established to enhance operational capacity for peacekeeping through training, education and research for the benefit of military, police, and civilian staff.

The centre wishes to engage a competent candidate on a short term contractual basis in the following position:

Post Title: Police Advisor - Directing Staff
 
1 Position 
 
Type of Appointment: 1 year contract,
 
Duration: 1 year renewable
 
Direct Supervision: Through the Chief Instructor to the Commandant
 
Salary: $2,800.00
 
Deadline for Submission: 20th Mar 2015
 
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Coordination of academic and workshop training programmes related to Police in Peace Support Operation with particular focus on Eastern Africa region;
  • Prepare and deliver quality training lectures in areas related to Police in Peace Support Operation with focus on Eastern Africa region;
  • Responsible for development of training/learning materials, preparing training programs and maintaining records to monitor training outputs;
  • Participate in departmental and school meetings and workshops aimed at sharing training outcomes and building interdepartmental collaboration within and outside the school;
  • Write and approve lecture materials and hand-outs and presentations in lectures, workshops and symposium to facilitate quality delivery of training programs in Police in Peace Support Operation;
  • Participate in the development of curriculum in collaboration with the Curriculum Development Officers;
  • Assist in the production of a quarterly IPSTC newsletter;
  • Liaise with relevant institutions, academic, I/NGOs and research institutes etc., with a view to increasing IPSTC’s “network of police experts;”
  • Develop cutting edge training tools and methodologies so as to meet the institution’s standards as a centre of excellence;
  • Remain abreast of contemporary adult learning principles with a view to developing relevant training tools and methodologies for associated training events; and
  • Develop a roster of training experts/facilitators in different subject areas.
Education & Experience
  • A police officer of the rank of a Police - Superintendent or above
  • Must have IPO UN/AU mission experience (preferably more than one mission duty)
  • Must have training development experience
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Work independently without daily supervision.
  • Must understand and be able to manage double reporting lines (IPSTC and ISS)
  • Must have sound experience of UN/AU mandates including roles of military and civilian counterparts.
  • 15 years’ service minimum.
Skills, abilities and personal attributes
  • Ability to prepare and deliver lectures to high level professionals with diverse backgrounds;
  • Ability to conceptualise, design, develop and undertake structured evaluation and review of training projects and programs;
  • Good report writing analytical skills;
  • Public speaking and excellent presentation skills.
How to Apply:
 
Applications including cover letter, CVs, copies of relevant certificates, current remuneration and expected remuneration as well as current notice period should be addressed to the 

Director
International Peace Support Training Centre
Westwood Park, Karen
P O Box 24232 - 00502
Nairobi, Kenya

or emailed to: jobs@ipstc.org


Vacancy: Area Business Partner
 
Job Ref: HR-ABP-03-2015
 
Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in Print, Broadcast and Digital media. It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

We are seeking to recruit experienced and self-motivated individuals to the position of Area Business Partner in our Circulation and Distribution department.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, the Area Business Partner will be responsible for maximizing newspaper sales, accurately setting orders, ensuring close customer contact and feedback from the distribution area as well as managing distribution bulks.

Key Responsibilities 
  • Achieving revenue and volume budgets;
  • Managing returns/unsold copies within acceptable levels. 
  • Organizing and driving the circulation operations through field sales visits to vendors and agents in order to maximize on opportunities for copy sales;
  • Ensuring efficient management of the value chain, route-to-market and bulk offices; 
  • Resolving various distribution problems on the ground, identifying potential sales outlets and liaising with NCD for correct deliveries and route optimization;
  • Reviewing weekly payments with the distributor and other clients within the area of jurisdiction, collecting payment cheques on due dates and ensuring the cheques reach the Circulation Accountant on the agreed dates and time and that no debt is accrued at all times;
  • Organizing client relationship programs in liaison with the Commercial Manager and/or Regional Team Leaders with the distributor, agents and vendors;
  • Managing and coordinating the Sales and Distribution Assistants (SDAs), Sales Assistants (SAs) and Merchandisers.
  • Delivering new opportunities through Vendors, Agents, Distributors and Corporates.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business management or a business related field; 
  • At least 2 years’ experience in FMCG environment; 
  • Ability to write complex reports
  • Demonstrable passion for sales and marketing. 
  • Understanding of the dynamics and complexity of print sales and circulation; 
  • People management skills.
If you meet the above criteria, apply online athttp://careers.nationmedia.com on or before 26th March, 2015.

Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted applicants.

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is a State Corporation established under the KNATCOM Act of 2013 which aims to contribute to peace and sustainable development in Kenya by promoting collaboration among stakeholders through five fields of competence namely: Education, Natural Sciences, Social & Human Sciences, Culture and Communication & Information. 

To enable it fulfill its mandate, the Commission wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self-driven persons to fill the following vacant position:

Programme Director, Culture
Grade KC 13- HR 3/2015
Terms: 4 yr contract renewable
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The officer will be responsible to the Secretary General/CEO through the Deputy Secretary General, Technical Programmes for the coordination and implementation of the Culture Programme in a results oriented and timely manner to achieve the Commission’s goals, objectives and agreed performance targets. 

This will entail inter alia:

  1. Providing intellectual, technical leadership and strategic guidance to managers and staff in the Culture Programme;
  2. Coordinating the development and implementation of the Culture Programmes long/short term strategy, plans, operating budgets and performance contract;
  3. Coordinating the Culture Programme representation, participation and reporting in UNESCO’s international meetings and processes;
  4. Coordinating the formulation, implementation and evaluation processes of UNESCO Culture policies, programmes and activities;
  5. Promoting strategic bi-lateral and multi-lateral networks and partnerships with other agencies, development partners and UNESCO institutes and centers;
  6. Coordinating the dissemination of UNESCO Culture Programme information to stakeholders and providing for such follow-up activities as may be required;
  7. Executing the functions of the Office of Secretary to the Culture Programme and Expert Committees and provide follow-up activities as may be required;
  8. Coordinating the preparation and evaluation of the Culture Programme technical proposals, reports and other submissions;
  9. Coordinating the search for national candidates for UNESCO Culture Programme posts financed under the regular programme or from extra-budgetary sources, and in the placement of UNESCO fellowship holders;
  10. Coordinating the search for national candidates for UNESCO Culture Programme international prizes and awards;
  11. Coordinating the development, implementation and evaluation of Culture Programme related proposals and the mobilization of resources thereof;
  12. Providing oversight for the effective implementation of UNESCO Culture Programme based projects in the country;
  13. Coordinating the planning and execution of Culture Programme based activities in the country entrusted to UNESCO which are undertaken with the assistance of other United Nations organs and other international agencies; and
  14. Coordinating any other activities related to the general objectives of the UNESCO Culture Programme.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Culture or Arts from a recognized and accredited institution;
  • Possess a minimum of twelve (12) years of progressive experience in the relevant field or profession five (5) of which at a comparable senior management level;
  • Possess wide professional experience in development issues related to Culture or Arts undertaken in association with national and/or international organizations;
  • Working knowledge of the UNESCO system with proven record of high level assignments will be an added advantage;
  • Possess a certificate in strategic leadership and development from a recognized and accredited institution; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
Skills/Competencies
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in Culture or Arts management issues;
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate, interpret and implement Culture or Arts National and/or International policies and development goals;
  • Demonstrated strategic planning and management abilities, including capacity to administer extensive programmes and financial resources, as well as exercised appropriate supervision and control;
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills, integrity, high sense of objectivity and flexibility in performing and/or overseeing the analysis and/or implementation of complex national issues related to natural sciences;
  • Proven ability to function effectively at senior governmental levels, and to build collaborative partnerships and networks;
  • Excellent judgment and decision making abilities including strong analytical and negotiation skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment whilst maintaining sensitivity and respect for gender and diversity issues; and
  • Excellent communication skills with strong representational abilities.
How to Apply
  1. All applicants MUST fill the provided application form.
  2. The application form can be downloaded from the Commissions website www.unesco.or.ke
  3. Each applicant should submit the form in BOTH hard and soft copy.
  4. The soft copy should be sent to the email hrunesco.ke@gmail.com (word format)
  5. The hard copy can be dropped at the Commission’s Offices National Bank building 14th Floor, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi, or mailed to Secretary General/CEO, P.O. Box 72107-00200, Nairobi.
  6. Applicants must attach all the necessary relevant supporting documents to the hard and soft copy submissions
  7. All applications should be received on or before Friday 27th March, 2015.
  8. Applicants should obtain relevant clearances from; (KRA, EACC, HELB, CID)
Note: Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
KNATCOM is an equal opportunity employer. 

Women and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is a State Corporation established under the KNATCOM Act of 2013 which aims to contribute to peace and sustainable development in Kenya by promoting collaboration among stakeholders through five fields of competence namely: Education, Natural Sciences, Social & Human Sciences, Culture and Communication & Information. 

To enable it fulfill its mandate, the Commission wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self-driven persons to fill the following vacant position:

Programme Director, Natural Sciences
Grade KC 13 - HR/2/2015
Terms: 4yr contract renewable
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The officer will be responsible to the Secretary General/CEO through the Deputy Secretary General, Technical Programmes for the coordination and implementation of the Natural Sciences programme in a results oriented and timely manner to achieve the Commission’s goals, objectives and agreed performance targets. 

This will entail inter alia:

  1. Providing intellectual, technical leadership and strategic guidance to managers and staff in the Natural Sciences Programme;
  2. Coordinating the development and implementation of the Natural Sciences programmes long/short term strategy, plans, operating budgets and performance contract;
  3. Coordinating the Natural Sciences programme representation, participation and reporting in UNESCO’s international meetings and processes;
  4. Coordinating the formulation, implementation and evaluation processes of UNESCO Natural Sciences policies, programmes and activities;
  5. Promoting strategic bi-lateral and multi-lateral networks and partnerships with other agencies, development partners and UNESCO institutes and centers;
  6. Coordinating the dissemination of UNESCO Natural Sciences programme information to stakeholders and providing for such follow-up activities as may be required;
  7. Executing the functions of the Office of Secretary to the Natural Sciences Programme and Expert Committees and provide follow-up activities as may be required;
  8. Coordinating the preparation and evaluation of the Natural Sciences programme technical proposals, reports and other submissions;
  9. Coordinating the search for national candidates for UNESCO Natural Sciences posts financed under the regular programme or from extra-budgetary sources, and in the placement of UNESCO fellowship holders;
  10. Coordinating the search for national candidates for UNESCO Natural Sciences international prizes and awards;
  11. Coordinating the development, implementation and evaluation of Natural Sciences programme related proposals and the mobilization of resources thereof;
  12. Providing oversight for the effective implementation of UNESCO Natural Sciences programme based projects in the country;
  13. Coordinating the planning and execution of Natural Sciences programme based activities in the country entrusted to UNESCO which are undertaken with the assistance of other United Nations organs and other international agencies; and
  14. Coordinating any other activities related to the general objectives of the UNESCO Natural Sciences programme.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in the natural sciences from a recognized and accredited institution;
  • Possess a minimum of twelve (12) years of progressive experience in the relevant field or profession five (5) of which at a comparable senior management level;
  • Possess wide professional experience in development issues related to natural sciences undertaken in association with national and/or international organizations;
  • Working knowledge of the UNESCO system with proven record of high level assignments will be an added advantage;
  • Possess a certificate in strategic leadership and development from a recognized and accredited institution; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
Skills/Competencies
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in natural sciences management issues;
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate, interpret and implement natural sciences National and/or International policies and development goals;
  • Demonstrated strategic planning and management abilities, including capacity to administer extensive programmes and financial resources, as well as exercised appropriate supervision and control;
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills, integrity, high sense of objectivity and flexibility in performing and/or overseeing the analysis and/or implementation of complex national issues related to natural sciences;
  • Proven ability to function effectively at senior governmental levels, and to build collaborative partnerships and networks;
  • Excellent judgment and decision making abilities including strong analytical and negotiation skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment whilst maintaining sensitivity and respect for gender and diversity issues; and
  • Excellent communication skills with strong representational abilities
How to Apply
  1. All applicants MUST fill the provided application form.
  2. The application form can be downloaded from the Commissions website www.unesco.or.ke
  3. Each applicant should submit the form in BOTH hard and soft copy.
  4. The soft copy should be sent to the email hrunesco.ke@gmail.com (word format)
  5. The hard copy can be dropped at the Commission’s Offices National Bank building 14th Floor, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi, or mailed to Secretary General/CEO, P.O. Box 72107-00200, Nairobi.
  6. Applicants must attach all the necessary relevant supporting documents to the hard and soft copy submissions
  7. All applications should be received on or before Friday 27th March, 2015.
  8. Applicants should obtain relevant clearances from; (KRA, EACC, HELB, CID)
Note: Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
KNATCOM is an equal opportunity employer. 

Women and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is a State Corporation established under the KNATCOM Act of 2013 which aims to contribute to peace and sustainable development in Kenya by promoting collaboration among stakeholders through five fields of competence namely: Education, Natural Sciences, Social & Human Sciences, Culture and Communication & Information. 

To enable it fulfill its mandate, the Commission wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self-driven persons to fill the following vacant position:

Deputy Secretary General, Technical Programmes

Grade KC 14 - HR 1/2015
 
Terms: 4yr contract (renewable)
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
The officer will be responsible to the Secretary General/CEO for the coordination and implementation of UNESCO’s programmes in a results oriented and timely manner to achieve the Commission’s goals, objectives and agreed performance targets. 

This will entail inter alia:
  1. Providing organizational leadership and strategic guidance to managers and staff in the technical programmes Directorate;
  2. Coordinating the development and implementation of the Directorate’s medium to long term strategy, plans, operating budgets and performance contract;
  3. Coordinating Kenya’s representation, participation and reporting in UNESCO’s international meetings and processes;
  4. Coordinating the formulation, implementation and evaluation processes of UNESCO policies, programmes and activities in the country;
  5. Advising and recommending strategic bilateral and/or multilateral partnerships and collaborative ventures within UNESCO’s network of institutions and partnering organizations;
  6. Coordinating the preparation and evaluation of technical proposals, reports and other submissions from the Directorate;
  7. Providing authoritative advice on all matters related to UNESCO’s programmes and activities in the country;
  8. Ensuring effective management of communications between the Directorate and the stakeholders;
  9. Coordinating the activities of the five UNESCO Programme and Expert committees;
  10. Developing and implementing procedural or policy changes to improve quality and value of services and products provided by the technical programmes Directorate; and
  11. Any other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Secretary General/CEO.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in any of the following fields namely: education; natural sciences; social sciences; culture; Arts; or communication and information sciences from a recognized and accredited institution;
  • Possess a minimum of fifteen (15) years of progressive professional experience five (5) of which at a comparable senior management level;
  • Possess wide professional experience in development issues related to any of the five areas of competence of UNESCO undertaken in association with national and/or international organizations;
  • Have working knowledge of the UNESCO system and/or programmes will be an added advantage;
  • Possess a certificate in strategic leadership and development from a recognized and accredited institution; and
  • Proficiency in computer applications.
Skills / Competencies
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in any of the five areas of competence of UNESCO;
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate, interpret and implement National and/or International policies and development goals in any of the five areas of competence of UNESCO;
  • Demonstrated strategic planning and management abilities, including capacity to administer extensive programmes and financial resources, as well as exercised appropriate supervision and control;
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills, integrity, high sense of objectivity and flexibility in performing and/or overseeing the analysis and/or implementation of complex national issues related to any of the five areas of competence of UNESCO;
  • Proven ability to function effectively at the highest governmental levels, and to build collaborative partnerships and networks;
  • Excellent judgment and decision making abilities including strong analytical and negotiation skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment whilst maintaining sensitivity and respect for gender and diversity issues; and
  • Excellent communication skills with strong representational abilities.
How to Apply
  1. All applicants MUST fill the provided application form.
  2. The application form can be downloaded from the Commissions website www.unesco.or.ke
  3. Each applicant should submit the form in BOTH hard and soft copy.
  4. The soft copy should be sent to the email hrunesco.ke@gmail.com (word format)
  5. The hard copy can be dropped at the Commission’s Offices National Bank building 14th Floor, Harambee Avenue, Nairobi, or mailed to Secretary General/CEO, P.O. Box 72107-00200, Nairobi.
  6. Applicants must attach all the necessary relevant supporting documents to the hard and soft copy submissions
  7. All applications should be received on or before Friday 27th March, 2015.
  8. Applicants should obtain relevant clearances from; (KRA, EACC, HELB, CID)
Note: Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
KNATCOM is an equal opportunity employer. 

Women and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Kybes Cleaning Services, a successful boutique cleaning firm, is seeking for a customer focused, well organized, and detail oriented professional individual as an Assistant Business Manager

The incumbent will have responsibility for day-to-day operational delivery and business development.
 
Major Responsibilities
  • Proactively contribute towards growing revenue and the portfolio of clients.
  • Fulfill operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; procuring the required supplies; supervising pest control services; following up on work results.
  • Manage Customer Service Levels Agreements
  • Hire, direct, supervise and train operational staff.
  • Manage expenditure within budget by focusing on effective cost control.
  • Prepare and submit monthly statutory returns, that is, VAT, PAYE, NSSF, and NHIF
  • Ensure that customers are billed accordingly and payments for the same are collected.
Requirements – Education, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Sales, Business Administration, Housekeeping or related qualification.
  • Previous experience in cleaning industry will be an added advantage but not mandatory.
  • Flexible to work irregular hours including weekends and public holidays.
  • Strong organisation, communication and people skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Please email your application letter and CV to hr@kybes.co.ke indicating your current/expected salary.

Applications will be accepted (and interviews conducted) on a rolling basis until the vacancy is filled.

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