Safari Park Hotel, a leading five star hotel situated in Nairobi and serving the top notch of the Hospitality sector seeks to employ suitable Kenyan Citizens with the right attributes to fill the positions below:

A. Head Baker

Reporting to the Executive Chef through the Pastry Chef, the successful candidate will be responsible for,
  • Baking of high quality cakes, bread and other bakery products.
  • Prepare pastry items – Bread rolls, muffins, Cakes, e.t.c
  • Check production schedule to determine variety and quantity of ingredients.
  • Monitor baking process to identify needed adjustments.
  • Get information from production schedules and standardised recipes.
  • Responsible for cost control to avoid waste and damage to equipment.
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations in the bakery.
The position is challenging and calls for a dynamic, confident, aggressive and forward thinking person
with the following attributes;
  • Aged 35 – 45 years
  • Be holders of a certificate in bakery / pastry from Kenya Utalii College or any other internationally recognised hotel training institution.
  • Have at least ten (10) years experience in a similar position in a large organisation, specialising in making cakes, bread and general baking.
  • Organised and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work in tight production schedules and set quotas for number of items to be produced on a daily basis.
  • Innately creative and self motivated.
  • Sound knowledge of hygiene and safety standards in the Kitchen and possess discipline to enforce those standards.
  • Be Computer literate.
B. I) Demi Chef De Partie / Cooks

Reporting to the Executive Chef, the successful candidates will be responsible to, 
  • Assist and support the Executive Chef in preparation of different foods.
  • Assist in all Kitchen activities including ordering for supplies and budget control.
  • Assist with the planning of menus.
  • Assist with the preparation, cooking and presentation of different foods in the restaurant.
  • Assist with the enforcement of health and safety standards in the Kitchen.
  • Ensure that Customers are served with quality food in a timely manner.
II) Chef De Partie

Reporting to the Executive Chef and will be responsible for,
  • Controlling a given section within the Kitchen to the standards laid down. To conform with Health and Safety standards.
  • Creation of high quality dishes in his role as part of the Kitchen team.
  • Cooking consistently and enthusiastically on a high level as directed by the Executive Chef.
  • Checking the function sheets on a daily basis with the Senior Chef on duty as to the work that needs to be carried out for the day.
  • Ensuring that his/her station and environment is kept hygienically clean and also working in a hygienic manner.
  • Controlling incoming goods and stores them in perfect conditions.
  • Reporting any breakdowns and/or kitchen hazards directly to the Executive Chef or to the Sous Chef in his absence.
  • Assisting the Executive Chef with menu planning and or/ ideas as required.
The positions are challenging and call for dynamic, confident, aggressive and forward thinking persons with the following attributes;
  • Aged 25-35 years.
  • Be holders of a certificate or diploma in food production or culinary arts.
  • Chef de Parties should have at least three (3) years experience in a similar position in the hotel industry.
  • Demi Chef de Parties should have at least two (2) years experience in a similar position.
  • Knowledgeable about the culinary industry and food preparation.
  • Organised, have the ability to delegate tasks well and work in a high stress environment.
  • Knowledge of hygiene and safety standards in the Kitchen and possess discipline to enforce those standards.
  • Flexible and able to work in 24 hr rotating shifts.
A Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered to the successful candidates.

Applications accompanied by a detailed CV and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials from applicants who meet the above qualifications and are up to the challenge should be sent to the address below to reach them by Wednesday August 29, 2012.

Human Resources & Admin. Manager, P.O. Box 45038-00100, Nairobi
Or email careers@safariparkhotel.co.ke


Sales Personnel

A manufacturing company based in Nairobi wishes to engage sales persons with at least 3 years experience in the sales and marketing of building industry materials with a bias for floor finishes and/or adhesives. 

The ideal candidate should be passionate, mature, honest, responsible and a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills.

Cvs shouW be sent to: DNA 1360, P.0. Box 49010-ØO1X, Nairobi, Kenya

The Kenya School of Law is a Postgraduate Training Institution run under the auspices of the Council of Legal Education Act, Cap. 16A of the Laws of Kenya. 

The core mandate of the Council of Legal Education is inter alia to train for legal professional development and in particular to train lawyers for entry into the legal profession as Advocates of the High Court of Kenya. 

For over 40 years the School has discharged this mandate under the leadership of the office of the Attorney General and the Ministry of Justice National Cohesion and Constitutional Affairs. 

From 2006, however, the School became a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency (SAGA) with an expanded mandate and reviewed terms of service for its staff.
The core functions of School as currently constituted includes provision of the following services;-
  • Advocates Training and Paralegal Studies;
  • Continuing Professional Development, Projects and Legal Research
  • Accreditation and enforcement of compliance by legal education and training institutions
In order to effectively meet these expanded functions the School wishes to recruit full time high calibre personnel who will join the existing strong team of staff to help it realize its vision of being the preferredcentre of excellence in legal education and training in the Eastern Africa region and beyond.

We are looking for independent, strategic actors who are in good health, are ICT literate, customer oriented, and can lead change.

Specifically we seek to recruit:-

Principal Lecturer (CPD P &R)

REF: CLE/KSL/HR05/17 KSL 4 4 Positions

Overall purpose of the job

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Continuing Professional Development, Projects and Research, (CPD P & R), the incumbent will assist in identification, planning and coordination of specific training programmes, projects or research.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will:
  1. Possess a LLM degree or equivalent from a recognized university;
  2. Have served for a minimum of 10 years, 5 of which should be in an academic institution in a teaching capacity. Experience in consultancy or project work will be an added advantage;
  3. Have the ability to coordinate and conduct short-term legal training programmes;
Senior Lecturer (CPD P &R)

REF: CLE/KSL/HR05/18 KSL 5 1 Position

Overall purpose of the job

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Continuing Professional Development, Projects and Research, (CPD P & R), the incumbent will teach short training courses and carry out research. 

The incumbent will also assist in the planning and coordination of specific programmes or projects within the sub-directorate.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will:
  1. Possess a LLM degree or equivalent from a recognized university;
  2. Have served for a minimum of years 5 of which 3 should as an academic in a legal training institution or as a consultant.Qualifications / experience in consultancy / project work will be an added advantage;
  3. Have the ability to coordinate and conduct short-term legal training programmes;
Senior Lecturer (ATP & PS)

REF: CLE/KSL/HR05/19 KSL 5 2 Positions

Overall purpose of the job

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Advocates’ Training Programme and Paralegal Studies, (ATP & PS), the incumbent will provide teaching, research, and assist in planning and coordination of academic programmes in the School.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will:
  • Possess a LLM degree or equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Have served for a minimum of 5 years, 3 of which should be in an academic institution in a teaching capacity.
  • Have the ability to conduct legal training at a practical level;
Lecturer (CPD P &R)

REF: CLE/KSL/HR05/21 KSL 6 2 Positions

Overall purpose of the job

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Continuing Professional
Development, Projects and Research, (CPD P & R), the incumbent will teach short training courses and carry out research. The incumbent will also assist in the planning and coordination of specific programmes or projects within the sub-directorate.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will:
  • 1. Possess a LLB degree or equivalent from a recognizeduniversity;
  • 2. Have served for a minimum of years 5 as an academic in a legal training institution or as a consultant.
  • 3. Have the ability to coordinate and conduct short-term legal training programmes;
Compliance Officer

REF: CLE/KSL/HR05/20 KSL 6 1 Position

Overall purpose of the job

Reporting to the Assistant Director,Quality Assurance, Compliance and Accreditation, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that regulations, rules, policies and laws are adhered to.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will:
  1. Possess an LLB degree or equivalent from a recognized university. A post graduate degree and additional academic qualifications in public relations will be an added advantage;
  2. Have served for a minimum of 5 years in legal practice or related position;
  3. Have demonstrated strategy to enforce rules and regulations;
  4. Performance Contracting and ISO
Standards Coordinator

REF: CLE/KSL/HR05/22 KSL 7 1 Position

Overall purpose of the job

Reporting to the Assistant Director Finance & Administration, the incumbent will coordinate and report on the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Systems processes and Performance Contracting functions of the School.

Person Specification

The successful candidate will:
  • Hold a Bachelor of Commerce, Economics or Social Science degree or equivalent;
  • Have a minimum of 3 years work experience in a busy organisation;
  • Knowledge of ISO International Standards and Performance
Contracting will be a definite advantage.

Note that all candidates will eventually be required to produce Certificates of Good Conduct.
Competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address, day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates. 

Send your application to:-

The Director / CEO,
Kenya School of Law,
P. O. Box 30369-00100,
Nairobi.

So as to reach him not later than 1st September 2012

Please note that due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be possible for us to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Those who had applied for the above positions before need not re-apply.
CLE / KSL is an equal opportunity employer.

Management Trainees

Kenindia Assurance Company Limited, one of the leading composite insurers, is looking for young, dynamic and self-motivated persons to be recruited as Management Trainees.

If you are:-
  • a Kenyan Citizen
  • aged between 20 – 30 years
  • Graduate/Post Graduate with a minimum Upper Second Class in Insurance, Marketing, Accounting, Actuarial, or you are an ACII or AIIK
  • Computer literate
apply immediately with your CV, two references and two passport size photographs, in a sealed envelope, to Kenindia Assurance Company Limited, at the address given below, so as to reach on or before 31st August, 2012

Human Resources Manager
Kenindia Assurance Company Limited
P.O. Box 44372, Gpo, 00100
Nairobi.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Kenya Country Office

WASH Officer - NOB

Fixed Term Appointment
        
Duty Station: Garissa

Date of Issue:    17 August 2012             Closing Date:    30 August 2012

Applications are hereby invited from suitably-qualified candidates who are Kenyan Nationals to fill the above position on a Fixed Term Appointment in the WASH Section of UNICEF Kenya Country Office.

Purpose of Post:

Under the supervision of the Resident Programme Officer, Garissa Field office, the post is responsible for supporting planning, implementing and monitoring of the WASH programme work plans in the Field Office

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support preparation of the WASH programme annual work plans, identification and management of partnerships for implementation of WASH programme activities in rural water supply, sanitation, schools and health facilities. Support monitoring and assessment of WASH situation in the region with particular reference to children and women and provide inputs to situation analysis of children.
  • Support joint programme monitoring, supervision and regular reporting of WASH interventions under implementation by partners and Government counterparts in north eastern and upper eastern regions of Kenya.
  • Ensure timely and quality adherence to standards and guidelines for all WASH interventions undertaken in the region.
  • Support inter agency and inter sectoral coordination (health, nutrition and education, in particular) of partners operating in the region contributing to the successful achievement of planed results. Support integration of WASH component with health and nutrition interventions in selected result areas to enhance programmatic synergy towards common CSD outcomes. Participate in the development of emergency preparedness and response plans for flood and cholera response interventions in collaboration with stakeholders with particular focus on DRR and strengthening community resilience.
  • Assist in the assessment and analysis of capacity gaps among regional partners and institutions and development of comprehensive capacity development plan, support implementation of the plan to enhance capacity in specific areas in accordance with the plan
  • Assist partners to develop proposals, plans, budgets and carry out necessary review of partnerships to provide corrective actions in a timely manner.
  • Contribute to the preparation of progress and annual reports, donor reports, DCT monitoring and liquidation for programme in the field office region.
Required Qualifications: 
  • University degree in water or civil engineering, public health, environmental studies or a related technical field.
Competencies:
  • Communication
  • Drive for  Results
  • Working with People
  • Planning and Organizing 
  • Relating and Networking
  • Applying Technical Expertise   
Experience:     

Two years of progressively responsible professional work experience at national levels in WASH programme management. Practical experience in working in rural community-based approaches, co-ordination and networking with Government and/or partners.

Language(s):    

Fluency in English and another UN working language required.  Knowledge of Kiswahili would be an asset.

Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that they forward their applications along with their curricula vitae (internal candidates should attach copies of their last two Performance Evaluation Reports), to:

The Human Resources Manager
UNICEF Kenya Country Office
Email address: kenyahrvacancies@unicef.org

Please indicate Reference No. “KCO/NUTR/2012-041”in the email subject.

“qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply”
Zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse
Unicef is a smoke-free environment

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Kenya Country Office

Nutrition Specialist (Coordination) - NOC 

Fixed Term Appointment

Date of Issue:    17 August 2012

Closing Date:    30 August 2012

Applications are hereby invited from suitably-qualified candidates who are Kenyan Nationals to fill the above position on a Fixed Term Appointment in the Nutrition Section of UNICEF Kenya Country Office.

Purpose of Post:

Under the general supervision of the Nutrition Manager, and with technical support of the Global Nutrition Cluster, the Country Nutrition Coordinator will be responsible for leading the Nutrition Coordination at the Country level in Kenya.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

1.    Establishment and maintenance of appropriate coordination mechanisms:
  • Ensure appropriate coordination between all Nutrition partners (including national and international NGOs, the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement, IOM and other international organizations active in the sector) as well as national authorities and local structures
  • Ensure the establishment/maintenance of appropriate sector coordination mechanisms including, steering committees, working groups at the national, and if necessary, local level;
  • Ensure full integration of cross-cutting issues, namely human rights, HIV/AIDS, age, gender and environment, utilization participatory and community-based approaches.  In line with this, promote gender equality by ensuring that the needs, contributions and capacities of women and girls as well as men and boys are addressed;
  • Secure commitments from participants in responding to needs and filling gaps, ensuring an appropriate distribution of responsibilities within the cluster, with clearly defined focal points for specific issues where necessary;
  • Ensure that participants work collectively, ensuring the complementarities of the various stake holder’s actions;
  • Promote emergency response actions while at the same time considering the need for early recovery planning as well as prevention and risk reduction concerns;
  • Ensure effective links with other sectors (with OCHA support), especially Health & Nutrition, Agriculture and Livelihoods and Education;
  • Represent the interests of the sector in discussions at various forum
  • Act as focal point for inquiries on the nutrition cluster’s response plans and operations and related activities.
2.    Planning and strategy development:
  • Ensure predictable action within the sector for the following:
  • Needs assessment and analysis; development of standard assessment formats for use within the sector;
  • Identification of gaps;
  • Developing/updating agreed response strategies and action plans for the sector and ensuring that these are adequately reflected in the overall country strategies (e.g. Nutrition Action Plan, Emergency Humanitarian Response Plan)
  • Drawing lessons learned from past activities and revising strategies and action plans accordingly;
3.    Application of standards:
  • Ensure that nutrition actors are aware of relevant policy guidelines, technical standards and relevant commitments that the Government/concerned authorities have undertaken under international human rights law;
  • Ensure that responses are in line with existing policy guidance, technical standards, and relevant Government human rights legal obligations.
4.    Monitoring and reporting:
  • Specifically needs to include an analytical interpretation of best available information in order to benchmark progress of the emergency response over time.  That is - monitoring indicators (quantity, quality, coverage, continuity and cost) of service delivery which are derived from working towards meeting standards (mentioned in point 4).
  • Ensure regular reporting against cluster indicators of service delivery (quantity, quality, coverage, continuity and cost) supports analysis of cluster in closing gaps and measuring impact of interventions.
5.    Advocacy and resource mobilization:
  • Identify core advocacy concerns, including resource requirements, and contribute key messages to broader advocacy initiatives of the Humanitarian Coordinators and other actors;
  • Advocate for donors to fund partners to carry out priority activities in the sector concerned, while at the same time encouraging/supporting nutrition actors to mobilize resources for their activities in collaboration with Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation.
6.    Identification of key partners:
  • Identify key humanitarian and development partners, respecting their respective mandates and program priorities
  • Identify other key partners including local and national authorities, peacekeeping forces, etc.
  • Carryout capacity mapping of all current and potential actors – government, national and international humanitarian organizations as well as national institutions, the private sector and market assess to materials and services
7.    Training and capacity building of national/local authorities and civil society:
  • Promote and support training of humanitarian personnel and capacity building of humanitarian partners, based on the mapping and understanding of available capacity;
  • Support efforts to strengthen the capacity of the national/local authorities and civil society.
8.    Acting as “Provider of last resort”:
  • As agreed by the IASC Principals, sector leads are responsible for acting as the provider of last resort to meet agreed priority needs and will be supported by the HC in their resource mobilization efforts in this regard;
Required Qualifications: 
  • Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, or related technical field.
Competencies:
  • Communication
  • Drive for  Results
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Relating and Networking
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Working with People
  • Planning and Organizing  Commitment 
  • Strategic and Global thinking  
  • Planning, Setting Standards, and Monitoring Work
  • Managing Resources  
  • Team Leadership 
Experience:     

Five to Eight years with significant experience working in emergency contexts preferably UN or NGO experience at a programme management level.

Language(s):    

Fluency in English and another UN working language required.  Knowledge of Kiswahili would be an asset.

Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that they forward their applications along with their curricula vitae (internal candidates should attach copies of their last two Performance Evaluation Reports), to:

The Human Resources Manager
UNICEF Kenya Country Office
Email address: kenyahrvacancies@unicef.org

Please indicate Reference No. “KCO/NUTR/2012-039”in the email subject.

“qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply”
Zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse
Unicef is a smoke-free environment

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