The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) is established under the Environmental Management and Coordination Act (EMCA) No. 8 of 1999, as the Principal Instrument of Government in the implementation of all policies relating to the environment.

The Authority invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates for the following vacant positions:

1. Principal Corporate Communications Officer

Grade E5

1 Pos

Ref: HR 08 /2011

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Chief Corporate Communications Officer

Key Responsibilities
  • Implementing communications policies and strategies
  • Monitoring public perception about NEMA;
  • Media relations including media analysis,
  • Preparation of daily briefs on media coverage given to NEMA and other environmental issues.
  • Drafting of rejoinders and press releases;
  • Identification of media programs, columns, and publications suitable for the dissemination of environmental news;
  • Preparation of publicity materials and speech management;
  • Managing linkages with other stakeholders and coordination of protocol functions and other events of the Authority.
Requirements for appointment

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:
  • A Master degree in Public Relations, communications or journalism;
  • Nine (9) years working experience in Corporate Communications or Public Relations
  • Demonstrated capability in the management and handling of the Communication function required at this level.
  • Computer Literate.
2. Legal Officer

Grade E7

1 Post

Ref: HR 09/2011

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Principal Legal Officer.

Key responsibilities

Specific duties at this level include but not limited to;
  • Conducting legal research and drawing up legal opinions on policy matters relating to the Authority;
  • Assisting in the development of by-laws/guidelines and ensuring their conformity with the Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act (EMCA 1999)
  • Drafting of legal documents which will include contractual agreements.
Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this post, a candidate must have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law from recognized institution.
  • Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law
  • Current Practicing certificate
  • Advocate of the High court of Kenya.
  • 3 years working experience in Legal Practice
  • Computer Literate.
3. Procurement Assistant

Grade E9

1 Post

Ref: HR 10/2011

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Senior Procurement Officer.

Key Responsibilities

Specific duties at this level include but not limited to;
  • Receiving/issuing of stores
  • Preparation and proper maintenance of stores records
  • Conducting market research and surveys;
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual procurement plans
  • Assisting in periodic and annual supply chain reports.
Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • A Diploma in Supply Chain Management or Purchasing and Supply Management from a recognized institution.
  • Membership of Supply Chain Professional body.
  • Three years working experience in procurement , stores or supplies related field
  • Computer Literate
4. Receptionist II

Grade E12

1 Post

Ref: HR 11/2011

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Administrative Officer.

Key Responsibilities

Duties at this level will include but not limited to;
  • Maintaining good public relations at the reception.
  • Welcoming and directing visitors
  • Telephone operating at the switchboard
Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Mean grade D+ or its recognized equivalent from the Kenya National Examinations Council with at least mean grade D+ in English and Swahili
  • 3 years working experience
  • Attended a one (1) month Reception/Telephone operator course from a recognized institution
  • Computer Literate
5. Procurement Officer II

Grade 8

1 Post

Ref: HR 12/2011

Kenya Coastal Development Project (KCDP) is a World Bank funded project that was originated by KMFRI together with key development and conservation agencies that developed a project proposal aiming at promoting an environmentally sustainable management of Kenya’s coastal and marine resources.

KCDP was declared effective on 30th June 2011 and it is expected to close down on October 2016.

The development objective of the project is to promote an environmentally sustainable management of Kenya’s Coastal and marine resources by strengthening the capacity of existing relevant government agencies and enhance the capacity of rural micro, small and medium sized
enterprises in selected coastal communities.

The Authority is an agency in the third component. To this end, the Authority invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Procurement Officer II. The terms of the position are contractual and are based on the period of the project.

The position is tenable in Mombasa.

Key Responsibilities

Specific duties at this level include but not limited to;
  • Preparation and updating of the annual procurement plan for the project
  • Compilation of specifications for procurement items provided by users and technical experts
  • Preparation of pre-qualification and Expression of Interest (EOI) documents
  • Drafting of tender documents and requests for proposals
  • Receiving/issuing of stores
  • Preparation and proper maintenance of stores records
  • Conducting market research and surveys
  • Preparation of periodic and annual supply chain reports.
Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:
  • A University degree in business related field from a recognized University
  • Membership of a Supply Chain Professional body.
  • Three (3) years experience in procurement/supplies field.
  • Knowledge of Public Procurement and Disposal Act and regulations.
  • Familiarity with international procurement procedures , with specific experience and working knowledge of World Bank Procurement procedures
  • Knowledge of Kenyan public procurement procedures and regulations.
  • Computer literate
6. Accountant II

Grade E8

1 Post

Ref: HR 13/2011

An officer at this level will be responsible to the Senior Accountant.

Key responsibilities

Specific duties will be to assist in the development and implementation of financial controls and procedures within the sections; preparation of financial statements for various purposes, project financial appraisal and management.

Requirements for Appointment
  • A Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting option) from a recognized university or Part III of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA K) or their equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Served as an Accounts Assistant for a minimum period of three (3) years or equivalent
  • Computer literate
Further, the authority invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates for the following vacant positions tenable at the public complaints committee (PCC)

7. Environmental Research Officer I

Grade E7

1 Post

Ref: HR 14/2011

Reporting to the Senior Research Officer, the duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to;
  • Editing complaints reports
  • Drafting/compiling reports on environmental complaints reported in the media for the Committee to take action
  • Research and compilation of PCC component of the State of Environment report
  • Carrying out investigative field visits and on-site visits on complaints received by PCC
  • Participation in finalization of cases
  • Participating in public hearings
  • Correspondence with parties, respondents, complainants and interested parties
  • Preparation of work plans and working guidelines
  • Design and production of publicity materials and information kits to be disbursed to the public to create awareness.
Requirement for Appointment

For appointment to this post, a candidate must have:
  • A Bachelors degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Management or any other related field from a recognized Institution.
  • Served in the grade of Environmental Research Officer II or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years
  • Demonstrated ability in carrying out research.
  • Computer literate.
8. Environmental Research Officer II

Grade E8

2 Posts

Ref: HR 15/2011

Reporting to the Senior Research Officer, the duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to;
  • Receiving and recording complaints at PCC
  • Interviewing complainants who visit PCC
  • Participating in on-site investigation visits
  • Participating in public hearing
  • Participation in finalization of cases of PCC
  • Preparing annual reports, State of Environment Report, Case Reports and
  • Workshop Reports on behalf of the Committee members;
  • Identification of target groups of workshops
Requirement for Appointment

For appointment to this post, a candidate must have:
  • A Bachelors degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Management or any other related field from a recognized Institution.
  • Served in the grade of Environmental Research Assistant or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for at least three (3) years
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
  • Computer literate.
9. Accounts Assistant

Grade E9

1 Post

Ref: HR 16/2011

An officer at this level will perform a variety of accounting work.

Specific duties will include, cost and/or management accounting; preparation of budgets; financial analysis/reports; verification of payment vouchers; collation of financial estimates; determination of aggregate expenditure; preparation of records for financial audits and supervision of revenue.

Requirement for Appointment

For appointment to this post, an applicant must have:
  • A Diploma in Accounts or part II of the certified public Accounts Examination or their equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • 3 years working experience in a relevant field.
  • Computer literate.
10. Project Manager

1 Post

Ref: HR17/2011

The National Environment Management Authority with the assistance of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is implementing a project aimed at enhancing Regulatory and Information Systems for Integrated Implementation of Multilateral Environmental Agreements.

The main objective of the Project is to assist the country to enhance it ability of addressing global environmental challenges related to land degradation, climate change, biodiversity conservation and chemical management through effective coordinated and integrated implementation of respective multi-lateral environmental agreements.

In view of this, the Authority is recruiting a Project Manager for the project for a period of one year on contract basis.

Reporting to the Director- Environmental Planning & Research Coordination, the duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to;
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the project and coordinate inputs of local and international experts, consultants, sub-contractors and co-operating partners
  • Assist in drafting Terms of Reference for National Project components, consultants, experts and their recruitment
  • Assist providing information on finances , budget and ensure all activities are carried out on time and within budget to achieve the stated outputs
  • Assist the NEMA in the preparation and submission to UNEP and of regular progress and financial reports
  • Assist with capturing and incorporating recommendations from PSC meetings into project execution and monitoring and evaluation plan
Requirement for Appointment

For appointment to this post, an applicant must have:
  • Masters and Bachelor of Natural Resource Management or any other related field from a recognized Institution.
  • 5 years relevant working experience in project monitoring and evaluation
  • Those with Bachelors degree in NRM or related field and 10 years experience will also be considered.
  • Computer literate.
Applications accompanied by copies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae, testimonials, current remuneration, current position/ grade, expected salary and a daytime telephone contact should be forwarded to the address below by 15th November 2011.

Please quote the respective reference number for the position you would like to be considered for on the application letter and envelope.

The Director General
National Environment Management Authority
Popo Road, off Mombasa Road
P.O Box 67839-00200
Nairobi

E-Mail: hr@nema.go.ke

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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An international NGO, implementing comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment programs to facilitate the Kenya Ministries of Medical Services and Public Health to control the spread of HIV and rapidly scale up HIV services, institute continuous quality improvement methods as well as the M&E infrastructure necessary to support these services, is seeking suitably qualified Kenyans able to fill the following position:

SI Associate - HMIS Specialist

Reporting to: Senior SI Advisor

Position summary:

The Strategic Information Associate – HMIS will lead data use and analysis efforts in country and will work with a wide array of stakeholders at the national and local levels.

He/she will be responsible for developing and overseeing implementation of the project’s strategies for increasing data demand and use for decision-making in HIV care and treatment.

The DDIU associate’s technical knowledge base, skills and experience will include those necessary to engage in productive cross-cultural communication and capacity building with individuals from a wide range of educational, professional and socio-economic backgrounds and professional objectives for seeking and using health data.

Key Responsibilities
  • Provides technical advice to senior management on the departmental IT architecture and framework; approving technical architecture for projects under development; contributing to departmental IT strategies and plans.
  • Advises senior management on the use of technology to enhance business objectives; reviewing information requirements and proposals and recommending changes based on technical merit.
  • Plans, coordinates and manages major projects based on departmental program services and business processes in collaboration with SSA provides guidance and advice to team members, colleagues, and management.
  • Advises clients on IT policies, procedures and standards; interpreting and disseminating central agency policies, standards and guidelines when indicated
  • Defines project terms of reference; managing the selection and provision of the appropriate technology; collaborates in determining priorities and deliverables, monitoring service levels and evaluating against success measures, and making presentations to management (internal and client organizations).
  • Negotiates and reaches agreement with client organizations on services and service levels to be provided.
  • Represents the team on intra and inter departmental committees and working groups concerned with the area of expertise, and liaising with industry representatives while conducting research into new technologies.
  • Responsible for developing and obtaining management approval for strategies, and project plans; for preparing request for proposal specifications; developing evaluation criteria; and for controlling and administering small to medium size project budgets.
  • Responsible for providing input into and setting of priorities and deadlines; and assessment of cost benefit and feasibility studies.
  • Responsible to search out and master information on leading edge technologies in order to maintain expertise in a rapidly changing field.
  • Responsible for ensuring the security and integrity of data while residing on departmental computers and networks.
  • Responsible to assign tasks, activities, goals, and milestones and for supervising technical staff and participating in staff selection
Qualifications
  • Post graduate in health informatics, computer science or public health.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the public health arena, preferably in a clinical setting
  • 5 years of practical data use/M&E experience,
  • Excellent data base management skills ( SQL, Access, Excel)
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of health information systems design, development, roll-out, and/or use (e.g. HMIS, DHIS, EMR).
  • Have a good understanding of the health systems
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team.
  • Excellent organizational skills including demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, coordinate, and meet deadlines
  • The ability to work well under moderate pressure and skilled in trouble shooting, crisis management, and problem solving
All applicants must meet the minimum requirements described above, and only short listed candidates will be contacted due to the load of applications received. No phone calls please.

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

All applications should be submitted on or before 11th November, 2011 to:

The HR Manager,
Maryland Global Initiatives,
P.O. Box 495-00606,
Nairobi.

Documents to be included: a cover letter with the applicants current contact information, updated CV showing the names of three professional referees and testimonials.
 

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