Exciting Career Opportunity 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:

Procurement Manager 

(PM/06/12)
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Procurement Manager will be an individual of high integrity with good commercial orientation and an ability to work efficiently in a high pressure environment.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Ensuring effective supply chain management including driving optimal and cost effective supply of goods and services to the Corporation;
  • Procuring goods and services efficiently and ethically;
  • Ensuring effective distribution, control and monitoring of goods and services;
  • Establishing and maintaining sound partnerships with suppliers and key stakeholders;
  • Ensuring compliance with the Corporations policies including the EHS policy and statutory requirements; and
  • Developing and managing the departmental budget.
Skills and Attributes:
  • Bachelors degree in a business related field;
  • Graduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies;
  • At least 8 years experience 3 of which should have been at a manager level overseeing procurement.
Territory Manager - LPG 

(TMLPG/06/2012)
 
Reporting to the LPG Manager, the Territory Manager will be responsible for building LPG sales and gaining market penetration through development and implementation of proactive sales strategies.

Key Responsibilities will include:
  • Acquisition of new business within the sales’ territory while maintaining existing customers;
  • Monitoring of stocks and customer issues related to LPG business;
  • Enforcing compliance to EHS, operational procedures and LPG Cylinder Exchange Pool guidelines;
  • Conducting price surveys, sales promotion campaigns, customer open days and other innovative promotional initiatives;
  • Coordinating sales of LPG and accessories in all LPG outlets;
  • Ensuring availability and effective merchandising of gas cylinders and accessories in all outlets;
  • Enforcing adherence of the Corporation’s trading terms by all customers; and
  • Conducting market intelligence and exploiting opportunities that exist.
Skills & Attributes
  • Bachelors degree in Commerce, Marketing or a business related field;
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a similar position; and
  • Broad knowledge of local and international Oil and Gas industry issues especially relating to LPG and EHS.
Territory Manager - Commercial Industry
 
(TMCI/06/2012) 

Western Kenya.
 
Reporting to the Sales & Marketing Manager, the Territory Manager — Commercial Industry (CI) will be a results oriented individual who will drive sales in the Commercial & Industrial segment of the market with a view of growing sales volumes and margins from the Commercial and Industry segment.
 
Key Responsibilities will include:
  • Developing and implementing sales strategies including conducting market intelligence;
  • Maintaining existing business and acquiring new business;
  • Effectively managing the Trade Accounts Receivables (TAR) and ensuring compliance to trading terms;
  • Enforcing compliance to EHS, operational procedures and statutory requirements for all business dealings;
  • Coordinating sales promotion campaigns and customer open days;
  • Coordinating the issuance and maintenance of company equipment given to clients; and
  • Consultative Partnering with other Business units for cross selling opportunities.
Skills and Attributes
  • Bachelors in Marketing, Commerce, Sales or related field;
  • 3 years experience in a similar position - Oil Industry
  • Experience will be an added advantage;
  • Good interpersonal and negotiation skills; and
  • Ability to operate with minimum supervision.
Consignment Retail Stations Manager 

(CORS/06/2012)
 
Reporting to the Retail Manager, the Consignment Retail Stations (CORS) Manager will be expected to enhance controls and drive profitability.
 
Key Responsibilities will include:
  • Ensuring timely placement of orders through serialized order books;
  • Reviewing credit limits for all consignment stations in liaison with the credit controller and advising on any enhancements/reductions;
  • Preparing the daily sales and variance analysis reports;
  • Reviewing petty cash reconciliations for accuracy and appropriate usage;
  • Preparing monthly stock loss documents; and
  • Raising debit/credit notes relating to price changes in the Consignment stations.
Skills and Attributes
  • Bachelors degree in Marketing or a business related field; and
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in the petroleum industry.
If you believe your career objectives match any of these challenging roles, please forward your application with detailed CV stating your current position, remuneration, names and contact details of three referees by 29 June 2012 to:

The Director
Executive Selection Division
Deloitte Consulting Limited
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P.O Box 40092 00100 Nairobi
E-mail: esd@deloitte.co.ke

A USAID contractor is recruiting the following positions to be based in Mombasa, Kenya, for an ongoing project focused on civic education, citizen engagement and community strengthening. 

Procurement Specialist:  

The Procurement Specialist is responsible for all procurement functions, including procurement for goods and services for both operational and programmatic requirements.   

Requires at least three years of relevant experience in procurement, including experience working with USAID or other donor-funded programs in Kenya, preferably including Mombasa as a solid understanding of local market conditions is essential.  

Bachelor's degree in relevant field required, additional coursework focused on procurement and logistics preferred. 

All candidates must possess strong skills in basic computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel. 

Procurement Assistant:   

Requires at least one year relevant experience in administration, procurement and/or logistics for USAID or other donor-funded programs in Kenya, preferably in Mombasa or elsewhere along Kenya’s Coast.  

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, or equivalent level of education and experience, is required.   

All candidates must possess strong skills in basic computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel.

Grants Manager:  

The Grants Manager is responsible for assessing recipient organizations’ grant worthiness, financial, administrative and management capacities, as well as developing and administering budgets and financial tracking for grants awarded to local partners.  

Candidates must possess at least three years demonstrated experience in the management and administration of grants or contracts funded by USAID or other donors, in a role such as activity management, financial management, procurement or sub-contracting.  

Familiarity with USAID contract and grants management policies and procedures is desirable, but experience with other donor funded projects will be accepted.  

Candidates must demonstrate superior management, budgeting and administrative skills required for sound management of cash and in-kind grants.  

Position also requires strong writing and organizational skills, proven knowledge of local and international NGOs, community based organizations, key governmental and other stakeholders present in the area. 

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, or equivalent level of education and experience, is required.   

All candidates must possess strong skills in basic computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel.

To Apply:  

Qualified applicants must include a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, a current Curriculum Vitae (CV), maximum 3 pages, including all language abilities and a list of 3 references with contact information.  

Applications must be willing to work and travel throughout Kenya.  

Applications should be sent via email to:  hr2012@kenyati.com no later than Friday, June 22, 2012.

Please type the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the message, and send only the items requested above. 

Only Finalists will be contacted.

Karatina University College was established as a Constituent College of Moi University through legal notice No. 163 of October 2010. 

Currently, the College offers degree and diploma programmes in Education and Social Sciences, Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences, Business, Agriculture and Biotechnology and Pure and Applied Sciences. 

The College is situated 15 km North of Karatina Town on Ragati Tea Factory/ Kagochi road. The College is seeking to fill the following positions.

1.0 Senior Assistant Librarian
Scale 13 Ref: KarUC/SAL/1/2012

Qualifications and Experience
  • A Masters Degree in Library and Information Sciences or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized University.
  • Five (5) years working experience in a well established automated library/information centre at the level of Assistant Librarian.
  • Published at least three (3) articles in refereed journals or a book.
  • Evidence of attendance to seminars/workshops on modern information resources management.
2.0 Assistant Librarian
Scale 12 Ref: KarUC/AL/2/2012

Qualifications and Experience
  • A Masters Degree in Library and Information Sciences or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized University.
  • Four (4) years working experience in a well established automated library/information centre.
  • Published at least two (2) articles in refereed journals or a book.
3.0 School Of Agriculture And Biotechnology : Ref: KarUC /SAB/3/2012

(A) Department of Crop Science

Senior Technician in Horticulture
Grade E/F (9/10): (Ref: KarUC/SAB/STH/2012)

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must have a Higher National Diploma in the relevant area with five (5) years working experience as Technician Grade C/D.
Or
A BSc. Degree in Horticulture or its equivalent with three (3) years working experience in an institution of higher learning or a large scale Horticultural firm.

Technician in Crop Science
Grade B ( 6): (Ref: KarUC/SAB/TCS/2012)

Qualifications and Experience
  • Holder of a Diploma in Applied Biology
  • At least three (3) years work experience in an academic institution or hands- on relevant experience in the field
(B) Department of Food Science and Nutrition

Technician in Food Nutrition
Grade B ( 6): (Ref: KarUC/SAB/TFN/2012)

Qualifications and Experience
  • Must be a holder of Diploma in Food Nutrition or Human Nutrition or Nutrition and Dietetics
  • At least three (3) years work experience in an institution or higher learning or hospital
4.0 School Of Pure And Applied Sciences : Ref: KarUC/SPAS/8/2012

(A) Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Sciences

Tutorial Fellow in Actuarial Science Grade 11: 
 (Ref: KarUC/SPAS/TF/2012)

Qualifications and Experience
  • A Masters degree in Actuarial Science
  • One year teaching experience
(B) Department of Physical Sciences

Senior Technician 
(Physics) Grade E/F (9/10)

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must have a Higher National Diploma in the relevant area with five (5) years working experience as Technician Grade C/D.
Or
A Bachelors Degree with three (3) years working experience in an institution of higher learning or related industry. 

Technician 
(Physics) Grade B (6)

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must have a Diploma in the relevant area with 3 years working experience in an institution of higher learning or related industry.

5.0 School Of Education And Social Sciences : Ref: KarUC/SESS/8/2012

(A) Department of Humanities and Languages

Senior Technician  
(Educational Media Resources) Grade E/F (9/10)

Areas of specialization: Mass Media Production, Radio Production, Television Production, Photo Journalism, Online Journalism and Video Editing.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must have a Higher National Diploma (KNEC) in the relevant area with five (5) years working experience in an institution of higher learning or related industry.
Or
A relevant Bachelors Degree with three (3) years working experience in an institution of higher learning or related industry.

Technician 

(Educational Media Resources) Grade B (6)

Areas of specialization: Mass Media Production, Radio Production, Television Production, Photo Journalism, Online Journalism and Video Editing.

Qualifications and Experience

Applicants must have a Diploma (KNEC) in the relevant area with three (3) years working experience in an institution of higher learning or related industry.

Terms and Conditions of service: 

 The successful candidates will be offered a competitive remuneration package in accordance with the existing terms and conditions of service

Mode of Application

Applicants must submit two (2) copies of applications giving details of age, educational and professional qualifications, detailed work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address. 

Enclose certified copies of certificates and testimonials and giving names and addresses of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and area of specialization accompanied with Curriculum Vitae and a copy of current pay slip.

In addition, applicants should request their referees to write directly to the undersigned, in separate sealed envelopes.

Interested applicants should send the applications to the undersigned, quoting the reference number for the position applied for so as to be received on or before 30th June, 2012

The Principal
Karatina University College
P.O Box 1957- 10101,
Karatina

Karatina University College is an equal opportunity employer.

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