National Oil Corporation of Kenya Jobs:

Looking for a Career in the Petroleum Industry?

National Oil Corporation of Kenya is a State Corporation founded by an Act of Parliament in 1981 with the mandate of participating in all aspects of the Kenyan petroleum industry. National Oil is involved in both Upstream and Downstream activities. 

The Corporation is ISO certified and one of the fastest growing companies in the petroleum industry.

National Oil is seeking dynamic, highly driven and results oriented individuals to fill the following positions:

Company Secretary / Legal Manager 

Ref: CSLM/05/12

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Company Secretary/ Legal Manager will provide strategic and legal advice to the Corporation with the aim of enhancing good governance and ensuring compliance with set laws and regulations.

Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Drafting third party contracts and administering production sharing contracts;
  • Providing legal opinions on issues affecting the Corporation;
  • Handling lawsuits involving the Corporation and liaising with external lawyers;
  • Liaising and communicating with the Board and Shareholders;
  • Attending and taking minutes at Board meetings;
  • Acting as the custodian of all legal documents, contracts and security documentation for the Corporation;
  • Secretary to the Inter-Ministerial Petroleum Advisory Committee and National Fossil Fuel Advisory Committee; and
  • Ensuring compliance and adherence to statutory requirements, corporate policies and procedures.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Masters degree in Law, Business Administration or other relevant field;
  • Bachelors degree in Law;
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya;
  • CPS(K);
  • At least 10 years experience, 3 of which should have been as a Company Secretary in a busy commercial environment or law firm; and
  • Experience in Corporate Affairs and international exposure will be added advantages.

LPG Manager 

Ref: LPG/05/12

Reporting to the Head of Sales and Marketing, the LPG Manager will take charge of the growth and management of the LPG business.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Developing and implementing strategies for growing the LPG business and maintaining existing customers;
  • Ensuring that there are optimal stocking of products and accessories for the business;
  • Ensuring compliance to guidelines on Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) standards and regulations pertaining to LPG;
  • Enforcing compliance with EHS standards in all commercial outlets; and
  • Ensuring competitive pricing of bulk and packed LPG.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Bachelors degree in a business related filed;
  • At least 8 years experience, 3 of which should have been in managing LPG business;
  • Well developed interpersonal skills; and
  • Strong business acumen.

Territory Manager 

3 Positions - Nairobi, Mombasa and Nakuru

Ref: TM/05/12

Reporting to the Retail Manager, the Territory Manager will drive sales in the retail network and maintain the National Oil brand and standards.
Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Acquiring new business opportunities including new station acquisition within the sales territory to achieve set targets;
  • Ensuring optimal stocking of fuels, LPG and lubricants in all retail outlets at all times;
  • Enforcing the Corporation's credit policy and ensuring compliance to EHS, operational procedures, regulations and statutory requirements in all business sites in the respective territories;
  • Coordinating sales promotion campaigns, customer open days and other innovative promotional initiatives within the territory in liaison with the Customer Service section;
  • Receiving and attending to customer complaints and providing guidance on addressing gaps in customer satisfaction;
  • Coordinating dealer and station staff recruitment and training in liaison with the Retail Training Manager; and
  • Inspecting works done by contractors as detailed in the performance contracts.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Bachelors degree in a business related field;
  • At least 3 years sales experience in the petroleum industry; and
  • Good negotiation skills.

* Applicants for this position should indicate their preferred location - Nairobi, Nakuru or Mombasa *

Terminal Operations Controller 

Ref: TOC/05/12

Reporting to the Terminal Manager, the Terminal Operations Controller will be charged with ensuring safe receipt, storage and loading of products for delivery to customers.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Ensuring optimum inventory levels and analyzing stock variations;
  • Managing truck deliveries and ensuring that loading and dispatch of trucks is carried out fairly and efficiently;
  • Liaising with the Instrumentation Engineer in carrying out modifications to existing system configuration and SCADA graphics and restoring system integration breakdown;
  • Ensuring daily and monthly stocks back up is performed through the Fuelfacs;
  • Implementing all procedures related to receipt of products, storage and loading of trucks;
  • Implementing security procedures relating to seals, gate access and the control room; and
  • Ensuring the accuracy of measurement equipment is maintained through regular equipment checks and calibration.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering;
  • At least 3 years experience in coordinating terminal operations; and
  • Good organizational skills.

If you believe your career objectives match any of these exciting roles, please forward your application with a detailed CV stating your current position, current remuneration, three referees, e-mail address and telephone contacts by 8th June 2012 addressed to:

The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
Deloitte Place, Waiyaki Way, Muthangari
P O Box 40092 00100 


Vacancies in Kenya

1. Assistant Manager - Knitting / Garment



UG - B. Tech (Textile)

5-10 years of experience in Knitting garments

Computer literate

Strong technical skills

ISO knowledge

Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills


  • Graduate having 5-10 years experience
  • Should have worked with a reputed knitting textile company
  • Experience in knitting as well as cutting, stitching and making up of garment
  • Should have sound knowledge of quality control techniques and standards.
  • ISO standards compliance 


  • Responsible for overseeing knitting unit with majority of production of sweaters using semi automatic machines.
  • Responsible for cutting, stitching and making up of garments.
  • Capable of training, guiding and motivating labor to ensure highest standards of work and quality production

2. Assistant Manager - Textile Dyeing

Qualifications:- Degree/Diploma in Textiles from a reputable institution

Working Experience: 5-10 years in textile dyeing industry

Age Group: 30-40 years


  • Knowledge of batch dyeing process - cabinet dying of hanks (acrylic)
  • Ability to colour match and use colour matching machines
  • Strong knowledge of dyes and chemicals
  • Able to lead a team of technicians

3. Assistant Manager - Mechanical Engineering

Qualifications:- Degree/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable institution

Working Experience: 5-10 years in manufacturing industry preferably in textile industry

Age Group: 30-40 years


  • Knowledge of all types of operations and maintenance of; lathe machines, milling machines, shaper machine, slotter machine, radial drill machine etc.
  • Knowledge of gear cutting, calculation of gear like; spur gear, bevel gear, helical gear, spiral gear, sprochets etc.
  • Knowledge of welding of stainless steel, mild steel, cast iron, aluminium and brazing
  • Knowledge of machine drawing and should be able to develop the sketch of spares
  • Able to guide and train the turners, millers, fitters and welders.
  • Able to lead a team of technicians
  • Knowledge of latest technologies available and ability to implement them with the factories.
  • In depth knowledge of the market in Kenya in terms of availability of parts, companies etc.
  • Cost optimization and completion of projects in an efficient manner.

DN\A 1292
P.O. Box 49010-00100 


Deadline: 12th June 2012
Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation

The Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation seeks to recruit the following position funded by the USAID/Kenya through Capacity Kenya Project. 

The position will be based at the Division of Reproductive Health (DRH). 

The Division is the primary agency responsible for policy making, technical oversight and leadership on all reproductive health programs in Kenya.

Program Manager

Monitoring and Evaluation and Quality Assurance (M&E and QA)

REF: ME/DRH/05/2012

Under the overall guidance of the Head of Division of Reproductive Health in the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, the M&E and QA Manager will be the line manager for M&E, Research and quality assurance within DRH. 

S/he will provide technical leadership and oversight to ensure effective planning, coordination, development, quality assurance, monitoring and evaluation of all RH programs/activities within the Division.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic technical guidance to ensure effective implementation and periodic review of DRH's M&E framework 

  1. Implement appropriate M&E tools and processes for all DRH programs Provide technical guidance on M&E during development and/or review of pre-service and in-service RH training curricula, policies, guidelines, Annual Operation Plans (AOP) and business plans.
  2. Develop and execute a framework for the coordination of RH research and utilization of research findings to inform policy and programme implementation
  3. Provide overall management and leadership of the M&E and QA Program including mentoring staff and experts attached to the Division
  4. Institute a framework for the coordination of regular supportive supervision for the various DRH programs to strengthen the existing health systems and structures for RH service delivery Develop a mechanism to systematically document and disseminate RH best practices and lessons learnt from programs

  • Implement effective linkages with HMIS Department for efficient and effective utilization of data for continuous quality improvement in the provision of RH services in Kenya.

  • Provide leadership in developing capacity of RH workers to improve M&E across the RH sub-sector and communication among actors

  1. Develop a mechanism for coordinating resource in-flows into DRH and track their respective program result areas to improve RH in Kenya Offer technical and secretariat support to the RH Interagency Coordinating Committee (RH ICC) to ensure routine meetings, follow up and implementation of recommendations
  2. Ensure effective coordination and feedback mechanism of and among stakeholder forums e.g. technical working groups for various programs in the Division (e.g. FP, MNH, ASRH, RT Cancers, among others)
  3. Ensure timely production of quarterly monitoring and quality assurance reports based on agreed performance indicators and develop an effective feedback mechanism to implementers of RH programs
  4. Lead initiatives in the Division to apply ICTs in RH program planning, implementation monitoring and evaluation Provide feedback to the Head of DRH on the status of implementation of high impact interventions for programs within DRH including MNH and FP support services

Experience and Qualification

  • A master's degree in a public health or research related field, e.g. MPH with concentration on epidemiology, bio-statistics, demography, population studies or other relevant degree,

  1. At least seven (7) years of relevant professional experience in project management, project monitoring and evaluation and relevant related fields
  2. Experience and content knowledge in the area of reproductive health
  3. Excellent knowledge of participatory methods in M&E in the context of social change programming Proven ability to conduct and evaluate research findings

  • Proven ability to design and implement research and evaluation to inform interventions and programs 

  1. Demonstrated skills in writing for scientific/peer-reviewed publications and conferences Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and statistical software (SPSS, EPI Info, Stata, SAS etc.); 
  2. familiarity with database programs such as MS Access or HMIS and other software packages will be an added advantage Familiarity and experience in working with USAID, and/or other international organizations will be an added advantage Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  3. Proven ability to train, coach and mentor technical teams Proven ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines

If your background, experience, and competencies match the above specifications, please send your application quoting vacancy number, detailed CV indicating daytime telephone numbers and e-mail address, attach copies of academic and professional certificates, diplomas or transcripts and three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses to the address below not later than May 31, 2012.

IntraHealth International Inc
USAID-Capacity Kenya Project
Unga House, Muthithi Road, 7th Floor
P.O. Box 66726 - OO8OO Nairobi | 

Only short listed Candidates will be contacted.

Employment Opportunities in Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust Kenya

Founders: The Government of Kenya and the European Union

Lead Partner: The Royal Danish Embassy, Nairobi

The Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT) is an autonomous Kenyan organisation whose Founders are the Government of the Republic of Kenya and the European Union.

MESPT evolved from a bilateral programme implemented by GoK/EU between 1997 and 2002.

MESPT was established to continue with the activities carried out under the bilateral programme. MESPT is governed by an independent board of Trustees that oversees a management team charged with implementation responsibilities.

MESPT provides financial services and Business Development services under four broad categories;

a) Wholesale Loans for on-lending to small businesses and farmers through financial intermediaries (Microfinance organisations, Saccos and Financial Services Associations – Village Banks).

b) Business Development Services to the Dairy, Horticulture, leather, Jua Kali and Fisheries sectors in form of matching grant funds.

c) Area Based value chain facilitation in 7 counties in the Coast and Eastern provinces of Kenya.

d) Capacity Building for Financial Intermediaries and BDS providers.

Due to a recent expansion as a result of entering into a five year partnership with the Royal Danish Embassy under the Business Sector Programme Support (BSPS), MESPT wishes to recruit the following four professionals to its team.

Job Description for the Post of MIS / IT Officer

Reporting to the Company Secretary and working closely with the Managers, the MIS/IT Officer will be expected to carry the following among other tasks:-

  • Maintain the organization’s software and hardware
  • Train staff in IT matters and support all departments on their IT/MIS needs.
  • Developing the IT policy of MESPT.
  • Managing the organizations website by posting and upgrading information at least once every week
  • Work closely with the external consultants that developed the MESPT system to improve it.
  • Attend to the software and hardware difficulties that the staff may be experience from time to time.
  • Regular maintenance and servicing of MESPT hardware in consultation with external service providers.
  • Provide backstopping support to MESPT clients on IT issues.
  • Generate various reports required for effective management of MESPT business.
  • Protect the organizations information from external parties and viruses
  • Carry out any other duties and tasks assigned by the CEO from time to time.


The ideal candidate should have a degree in Computer Science, at least 5 years hands-on experience and practical knowledge of programming and (Enterprise Resource planning-ERP). 

(S)he should be aged between 28-38 years. Knowledge of MS Navision will be an advantage.

How to apply

Qualified Candidates interested in the posts should send their applications by Post or Courier to be received by 12th June 2012 and include: Detailed CV, email address, daytime telephone contacts, current and expected remuneration package, names and email contacts of three referees and the academic certificates and other testimonials to the following address:-

The Human Resource Department

Micro Enterprises Support Programme Trust (MESPT)

2nd Floor, Vision Tower, Muthithi Road, Westlands

P. O. Box 187, Sarit Centre 00606,

Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: 020 3746354, 3746764, 3749942

Fax: 3746764

Cell phones: 0722 207905 and 0735 333154


Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Those who do not hear from us by 30th June 2012 should consider their applications unsuccessful.

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