Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), is a research body established in 1980 and mandated under the Science and Technology Act, Cap 250 of 1979 to “undertake research in marine and freshwater fisheries, aquaculture, environmental and ecological studies, and marine research including chemical and physical oceanography”.

The Institute which has research Centres and Stations located at Mombasa Headquarters, Kisumu, Nairobi, Baringo, Turkana, Kegati, Naivasha, Sangoro, Sagana and Kabonyo seeks to fill the following vacant positions.

Financial Controller 
 
Job Group RI.13 (1 Post).

Reporting to Deputy Director (Finance and Administration).
Major Duties and Responsibilities for this position are:
  • Organization and management of the Accounting Department;
  • Coordination of routine and non-routine accounting matters;
  • Interpretation of financial policies and regulations;
  • Ensuring that sound accounting principles and policies are in place;
  • Handling and responding to audit queries;
Minimum Requirements for Appointment
  • Masters of Commerce/Business Administration (Finance/Accounting option) or Economics from a recognized University;
  • Certified Public Accountant (K) or equivalent;
  • Computer literacy ¡n Microsoft Office, certificate in computerized accounting especially competence in evolving accounting packages such as Pastel, Quick books ; and
  • Satisfactorily served at the position of Chief Accountant or equivalent for at least three (3) years.
Remuneration:
Basic salary of KShs. (77,527.00 - 98,947) p.m. plus other attractive benefits.

Accountant I 

Job Group RI.9 (4 Posts).

Major Duties and Responsibilities for this position are:-
  • Collation of financial estimates;
  • Determination of aggregate expenditure;
  • Supervision of the revenue collection processes;
  • Preparation of final accounts and statements.
Minimum Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option/Finance) or Economics;
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA Ill) or its equivalent;
  • A certificate in computerized accounting especially competency in the evolving accounting packages such as Pastel, Quick books etc.
  • Satisfactorily served in the position of Accountant II for at least three (3) years in a public institution;
Remuneration:
Basic salary of KShs. (30,472 - 35,275) p.m. plus other attractive benefits.

Accountant II 
 
Job Group RI.8 . (2posts)
.

Major Duties and Responsibilities for this position are:-
  • Verification of payment vouchers in accordance with the laid down Rules and Regulations;
  • Coding of payment vouchers and verification of entries in the general ledger;
  • Prepare bank reconciliation statements;
  • Supervision of the revenue collection processes;
  • Control of expenditure and below-the-line (BTL) group of accounts;
Minimum Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option/Finance) or Economics;
  • Certified PublicAccountant Il (CPA Il) or its equivalent;
  • A certificate in computerized accounting especially competency in the evolving accounting packages such as Pastel, Quick books etc.
Remuneration:
Basic salary of KShs. (26,323 - 31,996) p.m. plus other attractive benefits.

Chief Supply Chain Management Officer 
 
Job Group RI.12 (1 Post).

Major Duties and Responsibilities for this position are:
  • In charge of the Supply chain management function of the Institute
  • Interpretation and implementation of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act, 2005, the Public Procurement and Disposal Regulations 2006
  • Preparation of procurement plans in accordance with budget process.
  • Carrying out internal monitoring and evaluation of supply chain management procedures
  • Handling and responding to internal and external audit queries
  • Secretary to the Institute’s Tender Committee.
Minimum Requirements for Appointment
  • Masters of Arts Degree in any of the following:- Procurement and Supply Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Commerce, or any other relevant field from a recognized Institution
  • A Post graduate diploma in supplies management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A member of recognized Institute of Purchasing and Supplies and satisfactorily served at the position of Principal Supply Chain Management Officer or its equivalent for at least three (3) years;
Remuneration:
Basic salary of KShs.(63,782 - 81 ,404) p.m. plus other attractive benefits.

Senior Supply Chain Management Officer  

Job Group RI. 10 (1 Post)

Major Duties and Responsibilities for this position are:-
  • Planning and coordinating of supply chain management activities.
  • Conducting market surveys;
  • Inventory and stock management;
  • In charge of a supply chain management section /center.
Minimum Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelors of Commerce Degree (Marketing) or Bachelor of Arts in social sciences or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • A Post graduate diploma in supplies management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Satisfactorily served at the grade of Supply Chain Management Officer I or equivalent for at least three (3) years;
Remuneration:
Basic salary of KShs. (35,275.00 - 42,877.00) p.m. plus other attractive benefits.

Chief Internal Auditor  
 
Job Group RI.12 (1 Post).

Reporting to the Director.
Major Duties and Responsibilities for this position are:-
  • In charge of the overall operations and programme of Audit Unit in KMFRI;
  • Verifying periodical financial returns that are required to be submitted from time to time;
  • Ensuring that revenue appropriation in aid and other receipts due to KMFRI are collected promptly, banked immediately and accounted for;
  • Reviewing internal control systems on financial and other operations of KM FR1;
  • Preparing audit observations and reports as required;
  • Collecting audit evidence on major issues;
  • Preparing Audit Reports to Management and follow up on action taken;
  • Executing audit programmes;
  • Carrying out investigations on irregularities identified or reported in audit reports;
  • Determining adequacy and effectiveness of internal control systems.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Masters of Commerce/ Business Administration (Finance option) or Economics (Accounting Option) from a recognized University.
  • Certified Public Accountant CPA (K) or its equivalent;
  • Computer literate
  • Satisfactorily served at the position of Principal Internal Auditor for minimum of three (3) years ¡n a public institution.
  • Experience in financial management and high administrative capability
Remuneration:
Basic salary of KShs. (63,782 - 81,404) p.m. plus other attractive benefits.

Internal Auditor I  
 
Job Group RI.9 (2 Posts).

Major Duties and Responsibilities for this position are:
  • Reviewing internal control systems in operation and report on any weakness;
  • Preparing audit observations and reports as required;
  • Reviewing budgetary controls on issuance of authority to incur expenditure and commitments;
  • Reviewing internal controls on Revenue/Appropriation-In-Aid (A-I-A) collection and accounting from time to time and advice on deviations from approved levels;
  • Collecting audit evidence on major issues;
  • Preparation of draft reports and holding discussion with the clients;
Minimum Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor of Commerce or Economics/Accounting/Finance Option.
  • Certified Public Accounts Ill (CPA Ill) or its equivalent; or
  • Satisfactorily served in the position of Internal Auditor II for a minimum of three (3) years in a public institution.
Remuneration:
Basic salary of KShs. (30,472 - 35,275) p.m. plus other attractive benefits.

Human Resource Officer I

Job Group RI.9 (1 Post).

Major Duties and Responsibilities for this position are:-
  • Guidance and advice on personnel matters;
  • Manpower planning;
  • Staff development;
  • Staff discipline;
  • Coordination of staff appraisal;
  • Recruitment, selection and deployment;
  • Staff welfare;
Minimum Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university;
  • Certified Public Secretaries (CPS part II) or Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent from a recognized Institution;
  • Computer literate
  • Satisfactorily served in the position of Human Resource Officer II for a minimum period of three (3) years
Remuneration:
Basic salary of KShs.(30,472 - 35,275) p.m. plus other attractive benefits.

Human Resource Officer II 
 
Job Group RI.8 (4 Posts)
.

Major Duties and Responsibilities for this position are:-
  • Supervision of Human Resource personnel in the Human Resource Department;
  • Maintenance of personnel records;
  • Interpretation of service regulations and other personnel circulars
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual personnel reports
  • Administration of staff salaries and other statutory deductions
  • Administration of staff welfare.
Minimum Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university;
  • Certified Public Secretaries (CPS Part II) or
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
  • Computer literate.
Remuneration: 
Basic salary of KShs. (26,323 - 31,996) p.m. plus other attractive benefits.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications including a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of both academic and professional certificates, stating their current positions. 

All applications to reach the office of the Director KMFRI through the address below latest 29th June 2012 at 4.30 p.m.

The Director,
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute,
P.O. Box 81651 -80100,
Mombasa

Phone: 020-8021560, 020-8021561
Email: director@kmfri.co.ke

KMFRI is an Equal opportunity Employer (No discrimination against gender nor disability).

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Software Developer: 

REF. DP/REC/01/21052012

Role: 

In order to support our growing portfolio in the thematic area of Management Information Systems for Social Protection, we are looking for a Software Developer who should be based in Nairobi, Kenya. 

The position shall be initially contracted for a 3 month period but may be extended upon satisfactory performance during the first one month of probation.

Duties:  

The software developer shall report to the Senior Management Information Systems Specialist who will provide project and technical leadership on the specific software development assignments.

Education and Experience : 

The Software Developer should have the following qualifications:
  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Science
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional work experience in management information system and software related ICT assignments;
  • A sound knowledge of relational database management systems – especially SQL
  • Server 2008 – , project implementation life cycle and using mature software
  • development technologies.
  • Good C# and .Net 2.0-4.0 skills, including ASP.Net  skills
  • Strong Visual Studio.Net 2008 and/or 2010 development skills
  • Experience with transact SQL Server programmability including stored procedures, functions and triggers
How To Apply: 

We invite interested candidates who meet the requirements to email their applications to admin@developmentpathways.co.uk

Emails should include:
  • The reference number Ref. DP/REC/01/21052012
  • Detailed curriculum vitae including qualifications, education and relevant work experience
  • Current and expected remuneration
  • Names, addresses and day time contact numbers of three referees.
The deadline for applications is 15th June 2012.

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