The Heritage Insurance Company (K) Ltd is a member of Liberty Group and a leading insurance Company with a legacy of providing superior services to a wide spectrum of clients since 1976. 

We have also received AA- rating, the highest international rating awarded to a Kenyan insurer.

We are looking for dynamic and experienced individuals to fill in the following position:-

Job Title: Branch Manager - Nyali

Reporting to: 
Executive Director
 
We invite applications for the posts described below which have arisen due to company growth and expansion in the market.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:-
  • Identifying and developing new business opportunities
  • Marketing strategy Formulation and Implementation for the region in line with overall company objectives
  • Achieving growth targets
  • Maintaining high Public Relations amongst clients
  • Preparation of timely, accurate, informative reports to management for decision
  • Managing Direct sales, Individuals or Corporate and broker sales
  • Ensure safe custody of the branch’s fixed assets by maintaining an assets register and appropriate insurances
  • Maintaining the Branch cash book
  • Management of Renewals/Business retention
  • Market Research and Intelligence
  • Excellent Customer Service and Complaints Handling
  • Managing Credit control
  • Ensuring that staff are well supervised, trained and developed to be technically competent to perform their duties
  • Ensuring that Performance Management process is embraced and continuously being carried out within the departments for effective and efficient service to our customers with a view to achieve overall company business goals in line with the Company’s Business Plan
  • Advising the Executive Director on issues pertaining to the business
  • Establishing and maintaining a good relationship with the brokers, agents and clients. Likewise maintain close liaison with other departments in the organisation.
  • Contributing as a member of the management team to the development of operational policies for the achievement of the corporate plans as stipulated in the Company Three year Business Strategy.
  • Fostering and maintenance of good corporate image through liaison with all competitors, intermediaries and the general public
  • Attendance of all scheduled meetings to facilitate smooth operational procedures
Requirements
  • B.Com or Business related degree from a recognized University
  • A.C.I.I. qualification or working towards attaining ACII
  • Must have ample technical ability on various insurance products
  • Must have sound analytical, negotiation, interpersonal skills, communication skills and maturity
  • Good customer relation skills
  • Must have a minimum of 6 years working experience in the Insurance industry
  • Be computer literate
  • Have high level of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize (ability to work within strict deadlines)
  • Persons currently in direct contact with Brokers, agents and clients will have a distinct advantage
How to Apply

Interested candidates should forward their detailed resume & cover letter to hr@heritage.co.ke by Tuesday 30th December 2014 at 4.00 p.m.

Job Title: Research Associate
 
Deadline to Apply: 28th December 2014
 
Start Date: January 15th, 2015 (non-negotiable)
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to discovering and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. 

In close partnership with decision makers -- the policymakers, practitioners, investors, and donors working with the poor around the world -- IPA designs and evaluates potential solutions to poverty problems using randomized evaluations, the most rigorous evaluation method available. 

We also mobilize and support these decision makers to use these solutions to build better programs and policies at scale
 
About the Job: IPA Kenya seeks qualified applicants for the position of Research Associate for the Tax Compliance Project that will focus on tax policies for small-medium firms and individuals.
 

The project will begin in January 2015 and its activities will take place in Nairobi.
 
The research project will aim at designing and implementing a randomized controlled trial being coordinated by the Principal Investigator who is from Stanford University.
 
The research will examine the role of financial incentives and novel technologies in fostering tax compliance. 

The Research Associate will take a lead role in collecting data in the field, managing large databases, piloting the interventions, and managing relationships with the project partners. It is expected that the Research Associate will work independently and maintain regular communication with the PI.
 
The position requires excellent interpersonal and organization skills. It also requires proficiency with Stata. Familiarity with other data management and statistical packages is a plus.
 
The position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand field management experience in an organization undertaking cutting-edge development research. 

The main principal investigator is Lorenzo Casaburi, postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 
The Research Associate will work closely with the IPA-Kenya Country Office and the Principal Investigators to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to: 
  • sophisticated logistic planning, 
  • significant in-person oversight of implementing partner managing the implementation field team, 
  • monitoring implementation quality, 
  • checking and analyzing data, 
  • cleaning data and assisting in preliminary analysis, 
  • assisting in the writing of project reports and policy memos, 
  • financial / expenditure oversight, 
  • HR management, and 
  • various administrative tasks.
The Research Associate will be based in Nairobi, Kenya but the position may involve field visits in other regions. The employment period is 12 months.
 
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
 
Required Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor's degree in economics, statistics, social sciences, public policy, or related fields
  • Excellent management and organizational skills along with strong quantitative skills
  • Fluency and excellent communication skills in English
  • Working knowledge of Stata
  • Flexible, self-motivating, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, a team player
  • Assertive personality and demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations
Desired Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with randomized controlled trials preferred
  • Familiarity with other data analysis software
If you are interested, please follow the instructions below:
 
How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and detailed CV, 3 references, daytime phone number(s), and email address. Your CV should include your scores or grades and other measures of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work experience.

Applications must be submitted by email to jobs-kenya@poverty-action.org, please ensure that the subject line reads: “RESEARCH ASSOCIATE.” REF NO: TAX COMPLIANCE-2014-12-01. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Research Associate. The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the organization. Please direct questions to jobs-kenya@poverty-action.org.

The Heritage Insurance Company (K) Ltd is a member of Liberty Group and a leading insurance Company with a legacy of providing superior services to a wide spectrum of clients since 1976. 

We have also received AA- rating, the highest international rating awarded to a Kenyan insurer.

We are looking for dynamic and experienced individuals to fill in the following position:-

Job Title: General Manager, Retail Business

Reporting to: 
Executive Director
 
Purpose of the Role: The role of the GM Retail Business is to drive Strategic and Business growth. In conjunction with Management, the job holder will ensure a robust business growth of this line of business within specified time frames.

Duties and Responsibilities:-

  • Responsible for Directing, Coordinating and growing the Retail Business and identifying new business opportunities in this line.
  • Develop a clear Strategy for Optimum Performance while achieving growth targets.
  • Responsible for establishing and strengthening relationships with all customers.
  • Marketing strategy Formulation and Implementation for the counties in line with overall company objectives
  • Monitor customer preferences in various regions to determine focus of retail sales efforts
  • In liaison with the business development managers in S& D, Follow up on business leads of high net worth,
  • Manage close contact with branch networks to set and track performance against objectives & play a significant role in the long term with a view to sustain sales excellence.
  • Preparation of timely, accurate, informative reports to management for decision making.
  • Fostering and maintenance of good corporate image through liaison with all competitors, intermediaries and the general public and maintain high Public relations
  • Conduct Market Research and Intelligence to advise initiatives and efforts.
  • Ensuring that Performance Management process is embraced and continuously being carried out within the role departments for effective and efficient service to our customers
  • Development of alternative distribution channels such as franchise
  • Establishing and maintaining a good relationship with the brokers, agents and clients. Likewise maintain close liaison with other departments in the organisation and country wide.
  • Directing annual budgeting & planning for Sales initiatives which will steer business growth
  • Contributing as a member of the Senior Management team to realistic value add plans and opinions that will steer growth in operational areas for the achievement of the corporate plans.
  • Attendance of all scheduled meetings to facilitate smooth operational procedures and liaise with other function heads.
  • Advising the Executive Director on issues pertaining to the
Requirements
  • B.Com or Business related degree from a recognized University
  • A.C.I.I. qualification or working towards attaining ACII
  • Must have ample technical ability on various insurance products
  • Excellent oral & communication skills, interpersonal skills including formal & informal presentation skill.
  • Good customer relation skills
  • Must have a minimum of 8 years working experience in the Insurance industry
  • Be computer literate
  • Have high level of integrity
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and to work within strict deadlines
  • Persons currently in this role will have a distinct advantage
NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Age limit 45 years and below

Interested candidates should forward their detailed resume & cover letter to hr@heritage.co.ke by Tuesday 30th December 2014 at 4.00 p.m.

Egerton University
 
Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor Administration and Finance
 
Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development
Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development, is an institute of Egerton University mandated to conduct agricultural policy research and analysis in Kenya.

The institute is looking to fill the following position based in Nairobi.
 
Finance and Administration Manager
 
The successful candidate will head the Finance and Administration unit of the institute. He/she will be responsible for the day-to-day financial and administrative operations of the institute. 

Reporting to the Director of the Institute, the key tasks under this position shall include:
  • Formulation of sound financial policies, procedures and accounting systems that ensure effective management of funds
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory regulations, IFRS and other financial, human resource and procurement laws and regulations
  • Ensure timely preparation of financial management reports, budgets and implementation of budgetary controls
  • Co-ordinate the development and implementation of the administrative and human resource policies of the institute
  • Ensure the establishment and maintenance of human resource best practices including staff contract, performance management and continuous improvement of administrative services
  • Ensure compliance with donors’ requirements
  • Liaise closely with the University Finance Controller on matters related to finance and accounting
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned
Qualifications and Skills
 
The preferred candidate should be:
  • A Bachelor’s degree holder in Commerce, Accounting, Finance or its equivalent and an MBA from a recognized University
  • Have attained CPA (K) and a member of ICPAK
  • Has attained a minimum of six (6) years progressive work experience, three (3) of which should be at a senior level in a busy accounting and administrative environment
  • Full knowledge of payroll administration, budget preparation and control
  • Relevant experience in using various financial accounting software and preparation of financial management reports
  • Relevant skills in analysis of financial data to provide informative reports to non-finance managers
  • Have a working knowledge of project accounting and management and be familiar with donor financial reporting and foreign exchange accounting
  • Possess knowledge and experience in use of ERP and MS office suite
  • Possess ability to plan, develop and implement institutional administration and development
  • Have good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (Oral and written)
  • Prior experience and knowledge of administration, human resource management and procurement functions will be an added advantage
A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate(s). 

The position carries with it a two (2) year renewable contract.

Only the shortlisted applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

Applications together with copies of certificates and a detailed CV including names of three referees should be sent to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration and Finance),
Egerton University,
P.O Box 536 - 20115
Egerton.

Or via email address (vacancies2014@tegemeo.org). 

Applications should be clearly marked F & A Manager-Tegemeo and should be received not later than Wednesday 31st December 2014.

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is the regulator of the ICT Industry, mandated with licensing and regulating Telecommunications, Postal/Courier and Broadcasting services.

The Authority is also responsible for managing the country’s Frequency Spectrum and Numbering Resources, and facilitating the development of E-Commerce.

The Authority invites applications to fill the following vacant position:-
 
General Manager (GM) / Technical Services 

Salary Scale: B1

Ref. No: CA/1/GMT

Key Responsibilities
 
Reports to the Director General with the following key responsibilities:
  • Provide strategic direction, leadership and advice CA on the appropriate framework for regulation of the communication sector in the country, in accordance with relevant legislation.
  • Provide leadership to the technical staff with requisite skills to competently discharge the technical duties of CA.
  • Carry out studies/research that lead to establishment of rates, fees and tariffs that may be charged for the provision of services offered by regulated communication service providers.
  • Prepare methods of costing and pricing of communication services and submitting them to the Director General for consideration and administering the same after approval by the Board.
  • Advice the government through the DG on the performance of communication service providers.
  • Initiate the development of appropriate policies and regulations for the communication sector.
  • Keep abreast of international regulatory issues affecting the sector, and represent the Authority/Country in external meetings and events touching on the mandate of the Authority.
  • Facilitate transparency and consistency in the regulation of communication services.
  • When requested, arbitrate disputes between stakeholders.
  • Provide leadership to the technical staff with requisite skills to competently discharge technical duties of CA.
  • Create an atmosphere in which staff within the functional area under him/her have the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills, so that within the reasonable limits of the organization, find fulfilment in their work
  • Process licenses with respect to various fields of communication services and activities in accordance with the provisions of the Act and applicable regulations;
  • Develop strategies on management and optimum utilization of frequency resources in accordance with the laid down procedures and regulation.
  • Lead the formulation of ICT standards in line with global trends and update these on a regular basis in line with best practices and oversee the development of frameworks for adopting new technologies.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Electronics/Telecommunication Engineering, Communication Systems/ICT or relevant field.
  • A relevant Master‘s degree.
  • Fifteen (15) years’ relevant experience, seven (7)of which should be in a Senior Management Position.
  • Affiliation to a Professional body required.
How to Apply

If you believe that you are the right candidate for any of the above positions and you can clearly demonstrate you meet the criteria, please submit your application with a detailed CV stating your current position, email and telephone contacts quoting the reference number on your application letter.

Candidates will be required to submit Certificate of Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and Certificates of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

CA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

All applications must be submitted by post or hand delivered so as to reach on or before 14th January, 2015. 

Applications should be addressed to:

The Chairman
Communications Authority of Kenya
CA Centre
Waiyaki Way
P.O. Box 14448-00800
Nairobi

Website: www.ca.go.ke

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) is the regulator of the ICT Industry, mandated with licensing and regulating Telecommunications, Postal/Courier and Broadcasting services.

The Authority is also responsible for managing the country’s Frequency Spectrum and Numbering Resources, and facilitating the development of E-Commerce.

The Authority invites applications to fill the following vacant position:-
 
General Manager (GM) - Corporate Affairs

Salary Scale: B1

Ref. No CA/2/GMCA
 
Key Responsibilities
 
Reports to the Director General with the following key responsibilities:
  • Facilitate the delivery of CA’s Mandate by working towards a harmonious climate for CA’s service delivery.
  • Provide strategic direction on stakeholder management, government relations, facilitate consumer awareness, incubate and harness public good will.
  • Monitor the industry for efficient and competitive delivery of services as well as keep tabs on market development with a view of facilitating ICT for development.
  • Play a key role in advocacy, international relations in order to foster strategic positioning of the Country in the international arena.
  • Provides strategic direction and leadership in the overall management of all matters pertaining to ICT market analysis, research, competition, and tariffs.
  • Oversee the analysis of the economic, socio-cultural and market challenges facing the communications sector and develop policy and regulatory guidelines in line with CA’s strategy.
  • Provide guidance in the development and institutionalisation of policies, pertaining to Corporate Communications and Consumer Affairs with a view of ensuring efficiency, effectiveness and improvement of service delivery and operations.
  • Evaluate the impact of Government and Authority’s policies on users, businesses and the national economy.
  • Provide recommendations to guide policy-making, government planning and the development of the regulatory framework in the industry.
  • Provide leadership and oversee planning and implementation of CA’s communications  strategies relating to both internal and external affairs of the Authority.
  • Provide avenues by which consumer issues on communication service can be registered and investigated.
  • Oversee statistical reports pertaining to ICT sector performance and dissemination to stakeholders.
  • Consults and cooperates with other governmental and other stakeholders on the provision of communication services.
  • Provide leadership in creating a distinguished and well positioned CA Brand.
  • Oversee CA corporate publications.
  • Strategic media relations.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication, Public Relations, Business Administration, Media Studies, or Relevant area.
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Fifteen (15) Years relevant work experience, Seven (7) of which must be in a Senior Management Position.
How to Apply

If you believe that you are the right candidate for any of the above positions and you can clearly demonstrate you meet the criteria, please submit your application with a detailed CV stating your current position, email and telephone contacts quoting the reference number on your application letter.

Candidates will be required to submit Certificate of Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) , Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) and Certificates of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

CA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

All applications must be submitted by post or hand delivered so as to reach on or before 14th January, 2015. 

Applications should be addressed to:

The Chairman
Communications Authority of Kenya
CA Centre
Waiyaki Way
P.O. Box 14448-00800
Nairobi

Website: www.ca.go.ke
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.

The AMPATH Research office invites applicants for the post of Research Data Manager.

The UO1 grant is a five year recently awarded grant by NHLBI aiming at Optimizing Linkage and retention of hypertension patients to care in Western Kenya. 

This grant seeks to determine the causes of non-linkage and non-retention, and develop solutions that will optimize linkage and retention to care within the study communities.

Applications are invited for the following vacant position in the Linkage and Retention to hypertension care in Western Kenya (L.A.R.K.) study.
 

Post: Systems Engineer / Java Programmer

1 Post
 
The Role: Reporting to the Chief Information Officer as well as the Principal Investigator, the successful candidate will among others be responsible for the following:-
  • Collaborate with the Medical Informatics group at AMPATH to design, develop and modify java-based applications.
  • Design and create mobile health programs primarily using the Android framework.
  • Design and create java programs, and develop applications on top of OpenMRS (www.openmrs.org) software.
  • Install software applications and operating systems under predetermined guidelines as well as monitoring, testing and troubleshooting existing application system.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design, program, test, implement and troubleshoot assigned systems.
  • Maintain the software, and make changes and enhancements, as needed.
  • Assist with health information analysis documentation upon request.
  • Assist with effective interface of assigned systems with other systems.
  • Implement algorithms to integrate with existing and emerging systems.
  • Ensure assigned systems have assigned systems have required security support.
  • Complete assignments in a quality and timely manner with minimal errors.
  • Supports development and maintenance needs as specified by his or her supervisor.
  • Assist with research on various technologies and other topics.
  • Seeks input and feedback from team members to improve individual work activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/ Computer Science or related field.
  • Be in possession of a minimum of at least one year of related work experience in Information Systems or programming.
  • Ability to interact and verbally communication with co-workers.
  • Ability to write reports and operational correspondence.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Intermediate or advanced java programming skills, including some familiarity with the Android platform.
  • Working knowledge and experience with Subversion, Spring, javascript, Hibernate and SQL.
  • Awareness of basic concepts, practices, and procedures in programming, systems development, and software engineering (including but not limited to object-oriented techniques and languages, database principles and programming, and opensource methodologies).
  • Experience with OpenMRS development (www.openmrs.org), including at least one patch successfully reviewed and applied to OpenMRS core code will be an added advantage.
  • Aptitude to learn clinical processes and clinical terminology.
Terms of Employment: The successful candidate will be employed on a 1-year renewable contract terms with a competitive salary and allowances.
 
Application Submission
 
Candidates who meet these requirements and are interested should email their applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae giving details of current remuneration to jobs@ampath.or.ke with the subject line “Systems Engineer/ Java Programmer Application.
 
Applicants are encouraged to submit a patch to one or more OpenMRS ticket(s).
 
Include a link to a successful project accomplished
 
Introductory developer materials:http://openmrs.org/wiki/developers
 
Suggested introductory tickets: http://dev.openmrs.org/report/20
 
NB. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
The Chief of Party AMPATH Plus/Ag. C.E.O AMPATH
P.O. Box 4606
Eldoret

Application materials clearly labelled “Application for employment as Systems engineer/ Java Programmer” must be sent so as to be received at the above office by 14th January, 2015.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Vacancy No: VA/FPA/KEN/007/2014
 
Post Title: National Programme Professional Personnel (NPPP) (Advocacy & Communication)
 
Post Type: Service Contract (SB-4)
 
Duration: 1 year
 
Background: UNFPA is seeking to recruit a National Programme Professional Personnel (NPPP) (Advocacy & Communication) to join the Communication, Advocacy and Public Education (CAPE) team at National Council for Population and Development (NCPD). 

We are looking for an individual who is creative, organized, highly motivated, and results-oriented and effective communicator. 

The selected individual will be based in Nairobi at NCPD head office reporting to the Director General through the Deputy Director-CAPE.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 

The NPPP will be expected to ensure clear and consistent population and development programme messages are delivered to all key target audiences in a timely manner.

In particular, he/she will primarily be responsible for developing and implementing media engagement strategies for all population and development related programmes as guided by the National Advocacy, IEC and SBCC Strategy for Population and Sustainable Development.

Specific Responsibilities will include:
  • Work with the NCPD – CAPE Division and KEMEP team to develop strategic relationships with key national and international media and Networks, to ensure comprehensive coverage of FP/RH, Population and Development activities;
  • Liaise with NCPD Public Relations Office on matters of NCPD corporate communication and protocol issues.
  • Implement the National Advocacy, IEC and SBCC Strategy for Population and Sustainable Development and other strategies focusing on bringing research evidence to decision-makers;
  • Develop press and communication materials for various media events; • Develop targeted IEC materials
  • Work with various teams within NCPD to develop opinion editorials for local and international print media as part of population advocacy;
  • Seek and secure opportunities for NCPD and other partners to write regular columns in high profile media as well as ensure they are regular expert contributors in television stations;
  • Write and edit web-based information materials in order to maintain and update NCPD online communication (website and social media). This includes writing and editing blog articles.
Qualifications and Experience
 
The ideal candidate should be a team player with the following qualities:
  • A Master’s Degree in Development Communication, Journalism or related field. Candidates with additional qualifications in either demography, population or development studies will have added advantage;
  • At least five (5) years post-qualification experience in communication, writing and content creation and media relations.
  • Demonstrable computing skills in desktop publishing
  • Demonstrable track record in media engagement;
  • Familiarity with communication approaches for planning, executing, and monitoring communications strategies;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication;
  • Ability to work independently in mobilizing media coverage and producing quality communication material;
  • Demonstrated willingness to work as part of a team;
  • Networking, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills coupled with resourcefulness, initiative and maturity of judgment.
Application Procedures
 
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications may send their Curriculum Vitae to email address: kenya.recruit@unfpa.org by Friday 02 January 2015, quoting the post title on the subject line.

Applications received via other means will not be accepted.

Employment at National Council for Population and Development is guided by the principles of the constitution and guidelines in force from time to time.

The UNFPA is an equal opportunity employer and women are encouraged to apply.


Kenya Roads Board is a state corporation established by the Kenya Roads Board Act No. 7 of 1999. 

The mandates of the Board include the management of the Road Maintenance Levy Fund (RMLF) for the maintenance, rehabilitation and development of Kenya’s road network. 

To enhance its operations KRB is seeking to recruit experienced candidates to fill the following vacant positions;

1. Manager / Civil Engineer 
1 Post
Ref: KRB/2014-1
 
Reporting to a General Manager, the successful applicant will perform duties in Technical Compliance or in Planning and Programming functions of the Board.

Key duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinating development of road network annual roads work programmes presented to KRB by the Road Agencies;
  • Ensuring selected roads in the programme are prioritized in accordance with KRB’s requirements;
  • Monitoring the implementation of delivery of works;
  • Auditing Road Agencies’ processes and work policies and procedures and make recommendations for improvement;
  • Following up on road works to ensure work implementation is as per the approved work programmes;
  • Ensuring analysis of organizational performance is achieved.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in civil engineering or equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Registered Engineer with Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK);
  • Minimum of eight (8) years experience in road planning, design, construction and maintenance;
  • Exposure to procurement systems and processes as used by Government of Kenya;
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • Leadership skills.
2. Deputy Manager / Civil Engineer
5 Posts
Ref. 
KRB/2014-2
 
Reporting to a Manager/Civil Engineer, successful applicants will perform duties in Technical Compliance or in Planning and Programming functions of the Board.

Key duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Carrying out technical, performance and financial audits on all road works implemented by road agencies in accordance with set standards,
  • Gathering, collating and analyzing technical data of road works for efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Preparation of Comprehensive audit reports and making recommendations for Implementation;
  • Coordinating with Road Agencies in development of road works programmes; and
  • Ensuring programmes are within the approved financial ceiling;
  • Monitoring the implementation of delivery of works.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in civil Engineering from a recognized University;
  • Minimum six (6) years practical experience in Planning, Design, Construction Maintenance and Technical & Performance Auditing;
  • Registered with EBK and be a Corporate Member of IEK;
  • Superior communication skills and ability to work with teams; and
  • Experience in Computer applications.
3. Engineer III 
2 Posts
Ref: KRB 2014-3
 
The holder of the position will assist in reviewing of work programmes. In addition the position holder will assist in conducting technical and financial audits of works funded by the RMLF fund;
 
Key duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Reviewing work programmes to ensure that the programmes are done in KRB’s standard formats;
  • Preparing expenditure and management reports;
  • Assisting in conducting technical, financial and performance audits; and
  • Assisting in coordinating road network maintenance needs and funding models;
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in civil engineering or equivalent from a University recognized by Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK).
  • A minimum of three (3) years practical experience in monitoring work programmes and reporting systems; road design, construction and road maintenance and technical and financial audit;
  • Registrable by the EBK; and
  • Ability to be a good team player.
4. Transport Economist
1 Post

Ref: KRB 2014-4
 
Reporting to a General Manager, successful candidate will be responsible for studying economic trends, collecting data, using analytical tools and techniques to prepare reports and information for decision making.

Key duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Collecting data, forecasting and producing reports;
  • Analyzing economic trends through complex quantitative methods for reliable forecast of economic activity and funding of roads;
  • Conduct valuable research, present findings to support decision making; and
  • Planning and policy developments in the road sector and ensure that Investment programming adds value to the economy.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Economics or Social Sciences;
  • Master’s Degree in Transport Economics or Economics;
  • Eight (8) years experience in macro and micro economic analysis and statistical analysis;
  • Exposure to public service economic planning systems;
  • Self-confidence and good interpersonal skills;
  • Analytical skills and modeling skills; and
  • Effective communication skills.
5. Legal Officer 
1 Post

Ref: KRB 2014-5
 
Reporting to the Head of Legal and Corporate Affairs.

Key duties and responsibilities include the following:
  • Ensure regulations that govern the operations of the Board are complied with at all times;
  • Assist in preparation and circulation of Agenda and facilitate smooth running of Board Meetings, preparing minutes in a timely manner;
  • Develop and manage the Board’s litigation cases in liaison with Attorney General or other Board’s external lawyers;
  • Ensure that signed and confirmed minutes are filed;
  • Vet all contracts or agreements proposed to be entered into between the Board and a third party; and
  • Assist in managing the corporate planning of the Board.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Law;
  • An advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • Minimum of six (6) years post qualification experience; exposure to public sector legal systems will be an added advantage;
  • Exposure to a computerized environment;
  • Excellent business communication and report writing skills; and
  • Good appreciation of strategic planning processes.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit written applications with detailed resume indicating education and qualifications, work experience, copies of certificates, your current position, remuneration level, day time contact phone numbers, E-mail and three referees. 

KRB is an equal opportunity employer. 

A competitive remuneration package will be offered.

The envelopes should be clearly marked with the reference number of the post applied for and addressed to:

The Executive Director
Kenya Roads Board,
3rd Floor, Kenya Re Towers, Upper Hill
P.O. Box 73718-00200
Nairobi

Applications should be received by 14th January, 2015.

Our client, a medium sized SACCO in Nairobi with national wide membership, wishes to recruit suitably qualified and experienced individuals in the following position;
 
Chief Executive Officer

Ref: KEN/CEO/12/14
 
Job Summary: Reporting to the Board of Directors the person will be responsible for the day to day Management of the Society’s Operations. 

In addition he/she is expected to give guidance to the Board of Directors on various policy matters as well as managing the staff within the Society.
 
Main Duties:
  • Interpreting and implementing the decisions of the Board;
  • Ensuring effective management of the Sacco’s business in the best interest of the Sacco and other stakeholders;
  • Ensuring development and implementation of strategic and business plans;
  • Overseeing the development of operational plans and budget for approval by the Board;
  • Ensuring compliance with the laws of the country;
  • Overseeing the development of various Sacco policies.
  • Ensuring there is effective communication between the management and the Board;
  • Acting as the principal spokesperson of the Sacco;
  • Participating in the Board of Director’s meetings and Executive Committee meetings;
  • Responsible for the security of funds and assets of the Sacco;
  • Performing any other lawful duties as may be assigned by the BOD
Job Specifications:

The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications,attributes and skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business related course
  • Be a registered Certified Public Accountant CPA(K)
  • A diploma in Co-operative Management will be an added advantage.
  • Have at least 5 years practical experience in a busy financial institution with 2 of these being in a Senior Management Position.
  • Computer literate
  • Minimum C+ in KCSE# Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
How to Apply

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and testimonials indicating the current remuneration and expected salary by email to Co-opconsultancy@co-opbank.co.ke quoting the job reference as the subject header “KEN/CEO/12/14” by 2nd January 2015.

Norbrook Laboratories Limited is one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. 

The following vacancy has arisen at our facility in Karuri, Kenya.

Quality Assurance Manager

Reporting to the Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance Director.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • To ensure full compliance of the facility and operation with the cGMP, GDP and GLP and continuous improvement of the Company Quality Control Systems.
  • Manage quality analysis and documentation process for all raw material, packaging and finished goods
  • Oversee all activities of the quality control laboratory
  • Ensure all documents appertaining to cGMP are in place for all processes in the facility, co-ordinate and develop cGMP training on site.
  • To convene self-inspections and supplier quality audits and follow up of CAPA
  • Responsible for hosting and managing audits from PPB, NDA, TFDA, other regulatory bodies and third party consumer audits.
  • Other duties in line with the position.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from a recognized University.
  • Registered by Pharmacy and Poisons Board with a current practice license
  • Comprehensive understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing for finished dosage forms with 5+ years’ experience post internship in Quality control in manufacturing facility/es.
  • Proactive, able to work independently, have previous team management and supervisory experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of regulatory requirements and quality guidelines, attention to detail with good analytical skills
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work well under pressure
  • Adequate knowledge of relevant computer packages
If you are interested in the above position and feel you have the necessary qualifications and experience, send your application to:

The Human Resource Department
Norbrook Kenya Limited, Old Limuru Road, Karuri,
P.O. Box 1287 – 00606, Sarit Center, Nairobi

Closing Date for receipt of applications is 02.01.2015

Vacancy: Assistant Conservation Education Coordinator
 
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy (Lewa), based in Isiolo Kenya, is an organization that works as a catalyst for the conservation of wildlife and its habitat. 

We are looking for a high calibre, self-driven and dedicated Conservation Educator with a commitment to excellence to enhance our Conservation Education Programme (CEP). 

This position reports to the Conservation Education Coordinator (CEC). 

The ideal candidate’s main task will be to deliver conservation education awareness to schools visiting Lewa and through the outreach programme to the neighbouring schools.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the CEC to plan, coordinate and deliver the CEP to the schools visiting Lewa and in the outreach programme
  • Prepare interactive presentations about the environment and conservation for the students of different age groups
  • Assist visiting schools and through the outreach programme, with skills to initiate environmental clubs in schools to transform the school environment and community
  • Develop computer-based environmental and conservation activities for the students participating in the CEP
  • Upgrade and update the teaching exhibits and resources at the CEP as need arises
  • Collection and preparation of specimens from the field to enhance delivery of conservation education lessons.
  • Prepare reports as scheduled
Qualifications
  • A degree in Environmental Education or a related field
  • At least 2 years working experience in environmental or conservation education
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Ready to work under minimum supervision and for long hours
  • Must reside within Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
  • Aged 25 to 35 years
  • Ready to start working immediately
If you meet the above requirements and are interested in joining a team of hardworking staff, please send your resume and application letter to the address below indicating your current gross pay and salary expectation for this position. 

Provide your daytime telephone contact and contacts of three referees by 31st December 2014.

The Human Resource Manager
Lewa Wildlife Conservancy
Private Bag,
Isiolo, Kenya

OR Email: hr@lewa.org

NB: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
KTDA Holdings Ltd and KTDA Management Services Ltd (KTDA MS), a wholly owned subsidiary of KTDA Holdings Ltd:-

Vacancy: Senior Sales Accountant 
 
Position Scope: Reporting to the Treasury Manager, successful candidate will be responsible for.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensuring Auction sales cycle completeness through Electronic Billboard managed by CFC Stanbic bank
  • Ensuring that sales through the direct sales platform are properly accounted for and that buyers adhere to approved credit terms.
  • Confirming export letters of credit from tea buyers.
  • Confirmation of funds receipt for advance paying customers
  • Distribution of LC and advance payment funds to respective factory bank accounts of the pool collecting account
  • Supporting Bank reconciliation team with information related to sales inflows
  • Supporting Factory accountants with tea sales debtors reports/reconciliations
  • Receiving and validating all payment invoices originating from CTCL for warehousing charges
  • Preparing weekly Treasury reports for operation and marketing meetings.
Qualifications / Skills / Experience

The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications, experience and competencies: -
  • A degree in Commerce/Economics.
  • Masters Degree will be an added advantage.
  • Professional qualification CPA (K), ACCA.
  • Ten (10) years minimum experience relevant experience.
  • Debtors Management experience/skills.
  • Exposure to trade finance especially export locs.
  • Strong analytical  and communication skills.
How to Apply
 
If you fulfill the above requirements and wish to be considered, please CLICK HERE to apply online by 2nd January 2015.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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