HIGHNET is an IT company that provides Corporate IT Solutions, Consultancy, Infrastructure Technologies and Training.

We are looking for ambitious, self-motivated professionals with well-developed interpersonal and facilitation skills to fill the positions of Training Facilitators in the courses listed below.
These will be part time, full day or evening courses depending on the training schedules.
Courses
  • Linux Administration
  • UNIX Administration
  • Microsoft Certification Tracks
  • ITIL
  • Android Development
  • PRINCE2 Project Management
Required Skills
  • Training and practical experience in any of the listed courses
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Organization and planning skills
  • Training delivery and presentation skills
  • The deployment of learning technologies
  • Patience and Confidence
  • Self-motivation and the ability to motivate others
Education
  • Degree and certification in the relevant areas
Salary
  • To be Discussed
To Apply
Send CV, certificates, and cover letter indicating your current/last pay , availability, experience, and knowledge in the required courses
email to careers@highnet.co.ke by 22th July 2011
The HR Manager,
HIGHNET Technologies Ltd
P.O Box 23547-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya
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Ref: F&AM/7/2011
Job Title: Finance and Administration Manager
Department/Location: Program Support, Dadaab
Supervisor/Title: Senior Program Manager
Grade: H
Job Summary
Reporting to the Senior Program Manager, the Finance and Administration Manager will ensure that all administration and financial processes are functioning effectively and efficiently, monitor administration and financial results to detect risks and opportunities and draw them to the attention of Management and Program.
He/She will plan, execute and evaluate all Refugee Assistance Program administration, procurement and financial management activities, create, update and ensure compliance with relevant CARE policies and procedures.
The incumbent will also prepare accounts analysis and refine account balances, review reports to the donors to ensure they are in line with all requirements and they contain the correct information.
The position holder will also coordinate the audits processes for the RAP and provide all the required facilities as well as develop, coordinate and administer the RAP as well as the CO’s plan.
Responsibilities & Tasks
Controllership
  • Review ad approve relevant disbursements, receipts, adjusting entries and ensure compliance with donor regulations, CARE Accounting polices and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ensure RAP compliance with CARE’s accounting policy vis-à-vis fund accounting as noted in CARE’s Financial Manual and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Supervision of the preparation of monthly financial reports (SCALA). Coordination, supervision and review of all financial reports to be submitted to Donors and CK Head Office
  • Keeping track of payables
  • Controlling the maintenance of the tracking tools
  • Facilitate any external and internal audits
  • Supervision of RAP ‘s accounting systems and procedures consistency with the CO systems
  • Analyze the financial situation of the RAP and suggest and /implement policies and procedures that ensure the adequate use of funds and fulfillment of the conditions of the agreement and the internal policies of CK
  • Ensure that the RAP financial transactions are recorded on a timely basis, and that this are accurate, complete and reliable, and in accordance with GAAP
  • Provide the RAP SMT with relevant and timely financial information and analysis for strategic management purposes. This will include formulation of specialized financial reports to aid in the RAP’s decision-making process
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and training to program support staff as part of the on-going development of their skills and knowledge
Treasury Function
  • Oversee the cash management – receipts and disbursements
  • Supervise the RAP’s banking arrangements and ensure adequate liaison with principle bankers
  • Collect contractual miscellaneous receivables
  • Ensure RAP’s accounts payable policy and cash disbursements are consistent with the CO systems
Budget Management
  • Establishment and maintenance of a master budget
  • Work with the Finance Coordinator and budget holders in updating the combined work, Procurement and Spending Plans (WPS)
  • Support program sectors in donor contract management including preparing budgets for proposals, negotiating donor agreements, ensuring accurate and timely budget monitoring tools and donor reporting
  • Preparation of the RAP’s annual operating budget. This will include the preparation of budget guidelines to assist coordinators in formulating project budgets
  • Monitor actual expenses against the budgets and report on the same to ACD-P and RAP-SMT.
  • Guide program staff to develop contingency plans for budget over or under expenditures, that is, cost and no-cost budget extensions
  • Review donor reports and reports due to the Head Office as well as other financial information that comes from the RAP, ensuring that they fulfill all the requirements of form and depth that may be required
SCALA Management
Fund Codes
  • Authorize the assignment of the fund codes for each budget line
  • Authorize the modification of names, descriptions and other fields in the fund code set-up
Location Codes
  • Responsible for developing this section of the chart of accounts consistent with policies provided
  • Authorize assignments and maintenance of sub-analysis codes
User ID’s
  • Review and approve user set up forms and sign it if it agrees with the contents of forms
  • Approve all user deletion forms and forward to the system administrator who must then delete the user ID from the system
Administration
  • Guide the Administration department in all strategic planning activities in relation to the RAP and CO strategy
  • Advise the SMT on application of the CO administration policies
  • Ensure that all service, lease and general administrative contracts adequately protect the interests of the RAP
  • Ensure that RAP communication facilities are up to date and the services are effective and efficient
  • Ensure RAP conformity to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with other IPs and donors.
  • Ensure RAP assets are adequately safeguarded
  • Supervise the RAP Administration department to ensure an effective and efficient operation
Procurement
  • Guide the Procurement department in all strategic planning activities in relation to the RAP and CO strategy
  • Advise the SMT on applications of the procurement policies for the RAP consistency with the CO systems
  • Ensure that all contractual arrangements with vendors adequately protect the interests of the RAP
  • Ensure the efficient and effective delivery of procurement services within the RAP
  • Ensure compliance with various government rules and regulations and that the RAP interests are adequately protected
  • Oversee the Bridger system to ensure its efficient and effective application as related to vendors and new employees to RAP
  • Supervise the RAP procurement department to ensure efficient and effective operation
General
  • Participate as a member of the RAP SMT
Authority
  • Spending Authority up to KES 400,000/=
  • Authority over staff in the Administration, procurement and Finance departments
  • Authority over budgets, quality of finance reports for internal and external use
  • Sign correspondence regarding administrative, finance and procurement management matters
  • Approve requests for procurement and other financially binding documents
Key Relationships/Contacts
  • UNHCR, WFP, BPRM, other implementing agencies, CARE Canada, CARE Head Office, contractor
Work Conditions
The position is based at Dadaab Main Office (DMO) with frequent movements to Hagadera, Ifo and Dagahaley camps as well as any other extension camps and program sites.
This is a none-family working station. Hot weather is prevalent throughout the year with limited basic amenities. Road movement to and from work station to Garissa as well as inter-camp movement must be under police escort (Scheduled convoys).
Strict adherence to security instructions all the time. It is a six days work station with a compensatory time off according to CTO policy. The incumbent will be required to travel to Nairobi office and perform official responsibilities on need basis.
The incumbent shall reside in the CARE compound while executing official duties and shall obey and adhere to residential compound regulations.
Qualifications, Experience and Competencies
  • Masters degree in Business Administration, accounting, commerce or finance
  • 7 years work experience in administration and finance management in busy environments
  • Holders of Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, accounting , commerce or finance with 8 years relevant work experience will be considered for the position
  • Professional Certificate in a recognized professional body such as Chartered Accountant or CPA, Supply and Purchasing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office, SCALA, or any relevant financial management system for accounting, budgeting.
  • A good command of both written and spoken English
  • Ability to prepare quality financial, administration and procurements reports
Competencies:
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Strategic Decision-Making
  • Initiating Action
  • Stress tolerance
  • Operational decisional decision taking
  • Managing performance for success
  • Planning and organizing
Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters quoting reference number on the subject field together with detailed C.V with three professional referees and daytime telephone contacts by Friday 20th July, 2011 to
The Human Resources & Development Manager,
CARE International in Kenya.
Email: vacancies@care.or.ke
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Warning to all applicants: CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
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Ref: AE/7/2011
Job Title: Auto Electrician
Department/Project: MSU/ERO
Supervisor: Workshop Foreman
Location/Duty Station: Daadab
Grade: D
Job Summary & Purpose:
The primary role of the incumbent is to install, maintain, diagnoses faults and repair electrical wiring and computer based equipments in cars, tracks, caravans, trailers, earthmoving and agricultural equipments and wheeled tractors.
The emphasis of quality control and customer centered attitude will be the hallmark of her/his day to day work. He/she will be required to comply with the workshop standard operating procedures, internal control procedures and CARE’ Kenya’s vehicle operation & maintenance management policy
Tasks and responsibilities
Preventive and Maintenance of Motor vehicles and Equipments
  • Carry out the Mechanical / Electrical Preventive maintenance and repair of vehicles, plant and equipment including but not limited to Isuzu trucks, 4×4 vehicles, tractors, Agro – trailers, Backhoe loaders, and heavy vehicles of various makes, types and models.
  • Repair electronic and computerized vehicle gadgets, air brakes, EFI and A/C systems.
  • To be competent in a range of technical skills covering electrical, pneumatics, modifications, welding, fabrication and mechanical disciplines.
  • Completion of work orders / job cards and time sheets of the assigned repair jobs.
  • Test and operate vehicles and equipment as required and observe evidence of abnormal or normal operation.
  • To input breakdowns, root cause and actions taken into the breakdown database
  • Repairs and maintenance of agricultural equipment and modifications to suit our operational needs.
  • Diagnose service and repair electronically controlled vehicles systems such as electronic fuel injection and ignition, anti-lock braking, cruise control and automatic transmission.
  • Repairing and installing electrical equipment such as air cons, alternators, starter motors and batteries.
  • Skilled usage of measuring instruments and test equipment such as engine analyzers, injector testers, ignition timers, lactometers, etc.
Safety Precautions and Quality Control
  • To consistently deliver high quality repairs in the required timeframes, which, ensure our clients needs and requirements are met. As a valued employee of Auto Electrical Technicians you are considered to be an important factor in the continuing growth and development of this Organization. We encourage innovation and believe commitment to quality is both a team and an individual responsibility.
  • Work must be performed to the standard required by International standards and as per estimate of repairs. Any additional work must be sighted, approved by Supervisor & proceeding if necessary. All additional parts are to have the job numbers recorded on them and to be retained for inspection as required. No Vehicle or Equipment shall be released to the customer until repairs meet quality standards.
  • Work orders to be completed with all additional repairs and parts recorded. Any mechanical problems or other observations must also be recorded. On completion of repairs the job checklist must be performed.
  • Observe and follow all safety rules and procedures including housekeeping activities.
Mechanical/Electrical Diagnosis and Interpretation of Repair Manuals
  • Interpret instructions, technical manuals, illustrations, specifications, diagrams, schematics and other guides to conduct repairs and modifications.
  • Skilled usage of measuring instruments and test equipment such as engine analyzers, injector testers, ignition timers, lactometers, ammeters, ohmmeters etc.
  • The job holder will interact with all staff within the department, end users of the vehicle in a professional manner.
  • During repair, the Mechanic will refer to manufactures manual and guide Assistant Mechanics staff within the section on specific tasks.
  • Staff must encourage team work during working time.
Authority:
  • Spending Authority: This position does not have spending authority.
  • Supervision: Will directly supervise and provide technical assistance to one assistant electrician.
  • Decision Making: Deliberations on repairs can be done in consultation with the Supervisor.
Contacts/Key Relationships
  • CARE Sectors, and IP drivers
Working Conditions:
The position is based at Dadaab Main Office (DMO) with frequent movements to Hagadera, Ifo and Dagahaley camps as well as any other extension camps and program sites. This is a non-family working station. Hot weather is prevalent throughout the year with limited basic amenities. Road movement to and from work station to Garissa as well as inter-camp movement must be under police escort (Scheduled convoys).
Strict adherence to security instructions all the time. It is a six days work station with a compensatory time off according to CTO policy.
The incumbent will be required to travel to Nairobi office and perform official responsibilities as will be required The incumbent shall reside in the CARE compound while executing official duties and shall obey and adhere to residential compound regulations.
Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Auto/Electrical Engineering and must have a Valid driving license preferably with Class B, C, E.
  • Demonstrate experience of at least 3years in repairs and maintenance of vehicles and equipments especially 4WD and tractors in the automotive field.
  • Good troubleshooting and problem-solving skills with knowledge of vehicle computer-controlled systems, engine fuel and ignition, ABS braking and transmission functions.
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of MS office.
  • Experience with a reputable franchise holder or a busy Garage is a plus.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, in English and Kiswahili
  • Demonstrated Multi skilling in Mechanics, auto Electrical, Auto Electronics, welding and fabrication works a great Advantage.
Competencies:
  • Ensures high quality
  • Dependable
  • Demonstrates honesty
  • Maintains effectiveness
  • Show respect for and learns from diversity
  • Responds quickly to situations
  • Interpret information and willing to share with others.
Qualified candidates are invited to send their application letters quoting reference number on the subject field together with detailed C.V with three professional referees and daytime telephone contacts by Friday 20th July, 2011 to
The Human Resources & Development Manager,
CARE International in Kenya.
Email: vacancies@care.or.ke
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
Warning to all applicants: CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
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