We are an international oil & gas company with operations in Africa, Europe, South Asia & South America. Working for Tullow Oil in Kenya, you will be given the freedom and responsibility to make a difference. 

We provide the opportunities to build a solid future within our rapidly expanding portfolio and provide competitive rewards as part of our people strategy. 

Our high level of employee engagement is also one of our key success factors that we want to continue building on. 

As the company prepares for further exploration and appraisal activities, Tullow Kenya BV is seeking to appoint a:

Community Liaison Officer

Location: Kisumu

Tullow Kenya B.V is seeking to recruit a suitable person to the position of Community Liaison Officer on a 1 year Contract.

The position is field-based.

Role Profile:

The purpose of the role is to build a harmonious and mutually beneficial relationship between Tullow and the Communities in the area of operation by acting as the key interface between the Company and local stakeholders.

Successful candidate shall assist the Company by performing the following tasks primarily in areas of Kisumu County, or as may be reassigned:-
  • Undertake key processes aimed at generating and sustaining the social license to enable smooth implementation of operations;
  • Support Tullow in the communities and public events with a view to enhancing Tullow understanding of community dynamics and community needs;
  • Develop and maintain close networks with local, district and county leadership; Liaise with relevant local, state, district and county authorities to ensure good stakeholder relationships;
  • Develop and sustain an effective two-way communication network between the Company and Advisory committees;
  • Provide business insight and advise the Company about community activities that may impact Tullow operations;
  • Maintain efficient oversight over development projects in conjunction with the Tullow appointed implementing partner and advise accordingly on workable solutions for better implementation. In so doing, will conduct regular field assessments to:
  1. Monitor progress on project implementation;
  2. Assess performance of third parties implementing organizations and
  3. Elaborate recommendations to the Project Manager or his designate.
  • Support Permitting in the Areas of Operation where this may be required;
  • Gather information on social impact of Tullow operations on immediate communities and consult internally and with community leadership on mitigation measures;
  • Consult with local stakeholders regarding Community Development Projects and their implementation.
  • Submit daily activity reports to line manager or his designate.
  • Monitor interaction between sub/Contractors, locally employed persons and local communities and report any impropriety or Concern to the Company
  • Manage local stakeholder relationships through regular contact with local community representatives.
  • Carry out sensitisation campaigns to educate the local communities on Tullow’s activities on the ground.
  • Undertake any other tasks or duties as may be reasonably required.
Required skills/Qualifications:
  • Diploma in a related subject such as Sociology, Human Resources, Business Administration or Project Management.
  • At least two years relevant work experience in Community Development and Project management.
  • Language proficiency in English, Swahili and Dholuo
  • Knowledge of local customs and traditions of the communities in Nyanza is an added advantage
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Advanced communication, organization and reporting skills.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in MS and computer applications
  • Applicants with intimate knowledge of Nyanza province (administrative areas, culture, traditions, geography) will have an added advantage
How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, valid email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees to:

Off Muthithi Road, Tausi Court, 3rd Floor P O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100 e-mail:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Closing date: Wednesday 18th July 2012

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, invites applications from suitably qualified individuals for the following positions:

Full Time Faculty - Paediatric Surgery
  • This is a Full-Time faculty appointment reporting to the Chair, Department of Surgery. 
  • The incumbent will provide specialist services in Paediatric Surgery and will be involved in teaching of residents. 
  • Applicants for the position must posses a Masters of Medicine - (General Surgery) and a postgraduate degree and specialist recognition in Paediatric Surgery. 
  • S/he should have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience post registration as a Paediatric Surgeon and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board. 
  • Candidates with expertise and experience in congenital surgery and emergency cases will be preferred.

Manager, Outreach Services
  • The Manager, Outreach Services will liaise with Hospital Departments such as Pharmacy, Laboratory, Radiology, Nursing, Finance, Marketing, ICT, Legal Office, etc in the establishment of Outreach Centres. 
  • S/he will manage the day to day operations of assigned outreach centres to ensure efficient and effective services in the centres. 
  • The Manager will monitor quality and promptly address issues related to patients, staffing, space, equipment and service in order to achieve the overall goals and objectives of the Institution. 
  • Applicants for the position should have a Degree in Management/Business Administration/Finance. 
  • S/he should have five or more years’ experience in a similar position in a healthcare institution. 
  • The successful candidate should be computer savvy with good leadership, organizational and communication skills.

Registrar – Department of Paediatrics
  • The Registrar will provide clinical care to patients; teach, supervise and provide leadership to junior doctors in the Paediatrics Unit. S/he will provide emergency support to ensure timely and optimal delivery of quality patient care. 
  • The areas of service covered on rotational basis will include children’s emergency unit, children’s ward, paediatric and neonatal high dependency units and neonatal ICU.
  • Applicants must have a Masters of Medicine Degree in Paediatrics and be registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ Board. 
  • Training in EPLS and an interest in haemato-oncology and/or gastro-enterology would be an added advantage. 
  • The candidate should demonstrate an interest in teaching and research. 
  • S/he should be a good team player with an interest in working in an academic institution.
Biomedical Engineer
  • The Biomedical Engineer will assist the Manager, Biomedical Engineering with all aspects of program management, including work history data analysis, staffing allocations, attending to unscheduled maintenance, developing preventive maintenance schedules and guidelines, budget control, equipment acquisition planning, installation and testing, outside vendor management, and the provision of Biomedical Engineering services to support patient diagnosing and treatment.
  • Applicants must have a Diploma in Biomedical Engineering and/or a Bachelors Degree with at least five years’ experience in a similar position. 
  • S/he should have knowledge on anatomy, electro mechanical, medical equipment functioning and Imaging equipment technical maintenance. 
  • The candidate must be registered and/or eligible for registration with the Association of Medical Engineers of Kenya and/or Engineering Board of Kenya.

Biomedical Technologist
  • The Biomedical Technologist will repair, calibrate, and maintain Medical Equipment, instrumentation, and support systems of moderate complexity used within the Aga Khan University Hospital healthcare delivery to support patient diagnosing and treatment. 
  • S/he will inspect, install, and perform inventory assessments and preventive maintenance of medical equipment. 
  • Applicants must have a Diploma in Biomedical Engineering Program with at least two years’ experience in a similar position.
  • The ideal candidate should have knowledge on anatomy, electro mechanical, medical equipment functioning and critical care equipment maintenance. 
  • The candidate must be registered and/or eligible for registration with the Association of Medical Engineers of Kenya and/or Engineering Board of Kenya.
  • The Radiographer /Ultrasonographer will be responsible for the provision of high quality radiographs /ultrasound imaging services.
    Applicants should have a Diploma in Medical Imaging Sciences and 2 years working experience in a busy established Radiology Department. 
  • S/he should have a Certificate or post graduate training in the field of Ultrasound Imaging and at least one year working experience. 
  • The ideal candidate should be computer literate with excellent interpersonal, organisational and customer service skills.
To Apply:

Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to, 

the Manager, Recruitment, 
Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. P. O. Box 30270-00100, NAIROBI or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu so as to reach not later than 25th July 2012. 

Applications by email are preferred. 
Visit our website www.aku.edu for more information.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Finance and Administration Manager
Reports to: National Director
Purpose of Position
The purpose of this position it to provide leadership and guidance to the Financial Management and Accounting Unit of the organization and ensuring that all financial resources that come into the organization are recorded, tracked, and accounted for and used in fulfillment of the core mission of the organization of building and renovating houses that ensure families live in decent houses and decent communities. 

The position also initiates policies and procedures that ensure the effective and efficient use of financial and administrative resources.

Key functions of the position
  • Manage the accounting functions: Directly manage the development, documentation, implementation, and monitoring of National Office’s financial transactions to ensure that transactions are recorded,in line with fund accounting policies, on an accurate and timely basis and financial reports are provided to stakeholders by the prescribed deadlines
  • Maintain a strong Internal Control environment.Promote a shared culture and ownership of maintaining strong internal controls throughout the organization. Directly manage the development, documentation, implementation, and monitoring of internal control processes that are in line with existing HFHI and National Officefinance policies and minimize loss of organization’s assets. Promote a culture of strong internal controls throughout the organization
  • Financial Management:Produce and analyze timely and accurate “Actual vs. Budget” financial statements direct from the National Office’s financial database.Produce monthly management accounts and monitoring for performance and efficiency. Analyze National Office’s financial data on a monthly basis; track key indicators and timelines.Provide written or verbal analysis to stakeholders key management staff, the board and, the area office and HFHI as required
  • Annual planning and budgeting:Work with local management to develop and finalize the annual plan and budget. Ensure that all required information is submitted to HFHI AME area office within deadlines and that questions, feedback, etc. are responded to in a timely manner.When finalized ensure that the annual plan and budget is accurately incorporated into the annual MOU between HFH Kenya and HFHI AME area office. Coordiate the board of director approval process of both the annual plan/budget as well as the MOU.
  • Control and manage the assets of the National Organization:Develop, maintain and regularly update the physical assets of the organization through an appropriate asset tracking systems. Ensure that the assets of the organization are maintained safely and securely. 
  • Tax and compliance management and administration- Ensure that the organization at all times remains compliant to all relevant laws and regulations by constantly monitoring the legal and regulatory environment and ensuring adherence to the same.
  • Payroll Administration- Oversee the outsourcing of the National Organization’s payroll ensuring timely and accurate payroll data is provided to vendor. Ensure that statutory deductions are remitted to government in a timely and consistent manner
  • Cash Flow Management-Ensure that the National Organization is well resourced by monitoring organizational cash flow and submitting timely International Transfer requests to HFHI AOas needed and appropriate.
  • Risk Management: Manage the operating environment to minimize risk for the potential loss of organizational resources and reputation. Advise the board of directors and management on corrective measures needed and success of previous actions taken. Support all internal and external audits ensuring the timely implementation of all audit recommendations. 
  • Fundraising and Grants Management: Prepare budgets for all concepts papers and proposals in cooperation with the Resource Development and Program departments. Track expenditure of all grants and projects and prepare timely financial reports for local management, as well as for donors, in agreed donor format.
  • Procurement:Have managerial oversight over the procurement process in ensuring that all procurements for the organization meet the standard of prudence, cost, accountability and fairness.
Key Qualifications for the Position
  • A master’s degree in commerce, business administration, economics, microfinance or social sciences.
  • International accounting to CPA (K) or ACCA
  • Must be a registered member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya
  • Seven to 10 years work experience in a busy microfinance/lending organization, private business or Non-Governmental Organization. At least 5 of those years should be at Finance Manager/Director level with responsibilities for managing the Finance function of the organization
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills and financial analytical skills
  • Willingness and ability to work long and odd hours, including weekends and nights when needed to “get the job done.”
  • Experience and high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and Access). 
  • Demonstrated experience in use and maintenance of computerized Financial Accounting systems (preferably SUN).
Interested candidates should e-mail their CV’s and motivation letters to recruitment@hfhkenya.or.ke.
Closing date for applications is 30th July 2012 at 5pm.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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