Agro-Chemical and Food Company Limited, a leading manufacturer and supplier of Spirits and Baker's Yeast located in Western Kenya, is seeking qualified Kenyans to fill the following positions.

These positions require proactive individuals who have the highest level of initiative, excellent interpersonal skills, team spirit and proficient in the use of computers.

1. Engineering Manager

Reporting to Works Manager, Engineering Manager will be responsible for mechanical, electrical and instrumentation sections. The applicant should be able to use modern maintenance management techniques to carry out preventive, predictive and computerized management systems to ensure maximum availability of the plant.

They should be aged between 35 and 45 years, holders of Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, registered with Engineering Registration Board with minimum of 10 years experience as an engineer in a senior position in continuous chemical/food manufacturing industry.

2. Instrumentation Engineer

Reporting to Assistant Manager (Instrumentation), the Instrumentation Engineer will supervise a team of technicians to ensure effective and efficient operation of plant control engineering systems.

Applicants should be aged between 28 and 35 years, holders of Bachelor's degree in electronics, controls and instrumentation or related fields with minimum of 3 years experience in a busy process industry on instrumentation and controls. Knowledge of PLC, DCS and SCADA is a prerequisite..

3. Boiler Technician (on contract)

Reporting to Engineering Manager, Boiler Technician will maintain safe and efficient operation of all steam and other related equipment in the boiler room and factory.

Applicants should be aged between 35 to 45 years, holders of Diploma in mechanical or electrical engineering with at least 10 years experience in maintaining and running oil/gas burner heavy duty boiler systems.

4. Boiler Operator

Reporting to the Boiler Technician, Boiler Operator will be responsible for operating the steam system equipment as per approved procedures.

Applicants should be aged between 25 to 35 years, holders of KCSE grade C plain and certificate in electrical or mechanical engineering. They must have undergone and attained final proficiency in Boiler operations.

Those who have undergone apprenticeship with DIT will have an added advantage. At least five years experience in medium size boiler room operations is required.

5. Process Plant Operators

Reporting to Process Superintendant, applicants should be between 28-35 years and holders of KCSE certificate with aggregate C with 3 years experience

In addition they should have Diploma in Chemical Engineering or Food Technology. Certified knowledge of ISO 9001-2008 and 22000-2005 will be an added advantage.

6. Accountant

Reporting to the Financial Accountant, the Accountant will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, compiling and reporting management accounts for decision making.

Applicants should be between the age of 25 to 35, holders of Bachelor's degree in commerce, finance or related field, CPA II or equivalent and 3 years experience in a busy financial department. Knowledge of ERP system will be an added advantage.

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities will be negotiated with the right candidates.

If you believe that you can clearly demonstrate that your abilities meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, copies of certificates and testimonials, your remuneration expectations, current position, e-mail and day telephone contacts.

To be considered, your application must be received by us by 18th February, 2011 addressed to:

Resident Director & Chief Executive
Agro-Chemical & Food Company Limited
P.O.Box 18-40107
Muhoroni

Consolidated Bank seeks to recruit competent and highly motivated individuals for the following positions:

General Manager, Operations and Technology

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the General Manager, Operations & Technology will provide leadership, direction and coordination of all activities of the operations and technology functions in accordance with the Bank's strategy.

Key Responsibilities
  • Build a high performing team driven by a performance culture and ensuring that the Operations & Technology function has talent and people to support current and future goals.
  • Prepare annual development plans, budgets, and a practical approach to monitoring the execution of the plans.
  • Act as a business partner by developing, implementing and monitoring end to end back office processes and security.
  • Develop operations, technology and security solutions around business priorities and ensure implementation of these solutions.
  • Carry out capacity reviews and develop action plans to ensure business continuity and growth.
  • Ensure all departments have a monitoring capability and reconciliation procedures that will enable the businesses to run as per the set policies and guidelines, and are adhering to the KYC requirements.
  • Develop actions to ensure high productivity and efficiency while minimising risks.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships and management of stakeholders, customers and suppliers to ensure efficiency, customer satisfaction, compliance and management of costs.
  • Participate in EXCOM meetings to review operations and technology performance and implementation of the collective management agenda.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelors degree in Banking and Technology, or equivalent.
  • Eight years experience in senior management in banking.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • High commercial acumen and excellent relationship management.
  • Strong leadership, strategic formulation and execution.
  • Strong analytical ability, decision making and problem solving skills.
Head of Retail and SME

Reporting to the General Manager, Business Development, the Head of Retail & SME will develop and execute the retail strategy in accordance with the Bank's strategy.

Key responsibilities
  • Develop strategies for retail banking, branch network, SME, alternative channels and card business.
  • Develop a high performing team and ensure the function has talent to help the Bank meet its goals and objectives.
  • Develop and recommend plans for expansion of branch network, operations, and financial activities.
  • Provide marketing intelligence input from a field sales perspective for product development to design and launch products appealing to the SME banking sector and retail customers.
  • Monitor sales performance against targets and develop actions to remedy the gaps.
  • Ensure branch profitability in line with the Banks policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the function is compliant with Central Bank of Kenya requirements and other regulators.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Banking or business related subject.
  • Professional banking qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Six years managerial experience in banking and retail.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Demonstrated ability in banking business achievements.
  • Knowledge of retail banking products, services and direct selling management.
  • Problem solving and knowledge of operational policies and procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service management and communication skills.
Head of Risk and Compliance

Reporting to the Audit & Risk Committee of the Board, this role is responsible for developing risk and compliance frameworks, take charge of risk detection, assessment and mitigation strategies ensuring these aspects are embedded into the operations of the Bank.

Key responsibilities:
  • Developing an enterprise-wide risk management framework.
  • Developing and establishing systems, policies and procedures to identify, control, manage and measure risk.
  • Developing risk & compliance reports for senior management and Board of Directors to facilitate active risk oversight.
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining effective business continuity plans & policies.
  • Ensuring that the Bank's risk framework is in compliance with CBK prudential guidelines and Basel II norms.
  • Implementation of extensive staff training and awareness creation to promote a strong culture of sound risk management and compliance.
Key qualifications and competencies
  • Bachelor's degree in Banking, Commerce or other business related degrees.
  • Professional qualification in Banking will be an added advantage.
  • Eight years banking / risk management experience, 5 being at senior management level.
  • Extensive knowledge of bank-wide business functions including credit, treasury, trade finance, operations as well as banking products and services.
  • Intensive knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations by GoK, CBK and relevant international bodies.
  • Excellent analytical, leadership, communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications, enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience, daytime contacts and addresses of 3 professionally relevant referees to reach the undersigned by Friday, 18th February, 2011

Head of Human Resources
Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited
P.O. Box 51133
Nairobi 00200


Consolidated Bank seeks to recruit competent and highly motivated individuals for the following positions:

General Manager, Operations and Technology

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the General Manager, Operations & Technology will provide leadership, direction and coordination of all activities of the operations and technology functions in accordance with the Bank's strategy.

Key Responsibilities
  • Build a high performing team driven by a performance culture and ensuring that the Operations & Technology function has talent and people to support current and future goals.
  • Prepare annual development plans, budgets, and a practical approach to monitoring the execution of the plans.
  • Act as a business partner by developing, implementing and monitoring end to end back office processes and security.
  • Develop operations, technology and security solutions around business priorities and ensure implementation of these solutions.
  • Carry out capacity reviews and develop action plans to ensure business continuity and growth.
  • Ensure all departments have a monitoring capability and reconciliation procedures that will enable the businesses to run as per the set policies and guidelines, and are adhering to the KYC requirements.
  • Develop actions to ensure high productivity and efficiency while minimising risks.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships and management of stakeholders, customers and suppliers to ensure efficiency, customer satisfaction, compliance and management of costs.
  • Participate in EXCOM meetings to review operations and technology performance and implementation of the collective management agenda.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelors degree in Banking and Technology, or equivalent.
  • Eight years experience in senior management in banking.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • High commercial acumen and excellent relationship management.
  • Strong leadership, strategic formulation and execution.
  • Strong analytical ability, decision making and problem solving skills.
Head of Retail and SME

Reporting to the General Manager, Business Development, the Head of Retail & SME will develop and execute the retail strategy in accordance with the Bank's strategy.

Key responsibilities
  • Develop strategies for retail banking, branch network, SME, alternative channels and card business.
  • Develop a high performing team and ensure the function has talent to help the Bank meet its goals and objectives.
  • Develop and recommend plans for expansion of branch network, operations, and financial activities.
  • Provide marketing intelligence input from a field sales perspective for product development to design and launch products appealing to the SME banking sector and retail customers.
  • Monitor sales performance against targets and develop actions to remedy the gaps.
  • Ensure branch profitability in line with the Banks policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the function is compliant with Central Bank of Kenya requirements and other regulators.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Banking or business related subject.
  • Professional banking qualifications will be an added advantage.
  • Six years managerial experience in banking and retail.
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Demonstrated ability in banking business achievements.
  • Knowledge of retail banking products, services and direct selling management.
  • Problem solving and knowledge of operational policies and procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service management and communication skills.
Head of Risk and Compliance

Reporting to the Audit & Risk Committee of the Board, this role is responsible for developing risk and compliance frameworks, take charge of risk detection, assessment and mitigation strategies ensuring these aspects are embedded into the operations of the Bank.

Key responsibilities:
  • Developing an enterprise-wide risk management framework.
  • Developing and establishing systems, policies and procedures to identify, control, manage and measure risk.
  • Developing risk & compliance reports for senior management and Board of Directors to facilitate active risk oversight.
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining effective business continuity plans & policies.
  • Ensuring that the Bank's risk framework is in compliance with CBK prudential guidelines and Basel II norms.
  • Implementation of extensive staff training and awareness creation to promote a strong culture of sound risk management and compliance.
Key qualifications and competencies
  • Bachelor's degree in Banking, Commerce or other business related degrees.
  • Professional qualification in Banking will be an added advantage.
  • Eight years banking / risk management experience, 5 being at senior management level.
  • Extensive knowledge of bank-wide business functions including credit, treasury, trade finance, operations as well as banking products and services.
  • Intensive knowledge of applicable laws, rules and regulations by GoK, CBK and relevant international bodies.
  • Excellent analytical, leadership, communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward their applications, enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience, daytime contacts and addresses of 3 professionally relevant referees to reach the undersigned by Friday, 18th February, 2011

Head of Human Resources
Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited
P.O. Box 51133
Nairobi 00200


ChildsLife International-Kenya in partnership with K.A.G. Olympic is seeking to fill the following positions for its vocational centre in Nairobi:

Instructors in the following areas: Tailoring & Dress making, Carpentry & joinery, Welding & fabrication, Masonry & Plumbing, Hair dressing & Beauty Therapy, Electrical installation, Computer( Information Technology)

Duties:
  • Theoretical and practical instruction and ensuring proper care and maintenance of tools and equipment
Job requirements:
  • KCSE mean grade C (plain) with at least C plain in English
  • Diploma in any of the technical areas above from a recognized institution OR Possess Government trade test grade 1/technician Certificate/Craft Certificate from a recognized institution
  • At least Five (5) years experience in similar position
  • Diploma in Information Technology (For Computer IT)
Accounts & Administrative Assistant

Reporting to the vocational manager, the accounts and admin assistant will be responsible for general office management and cash office.

Job requirements:
  • Diploma in business administration (finance option)
  • CPA II
  • At least Five (5) years experience in similar position
  • Knowledge in Quick books and Microsoft office sue
Submit your applications with CV plus Testimonials to the address below before 12th February, 2011.

The Human Resource Office,
P.O. Box 42123-00100, Nairobi.
Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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