We are in the Retail industry that enhances healthy lifestyles of its clients is in need is in need of a Financial Controller who will plan, direct, control and coordinate all the operations of the department to ensure the set objectives are achieved in a timely and professional manner.

Duties & Responsibilities 
  • Managing the finance and accounting functions 
  • Initiate and guide the preparation of forecasts of company revenue, working capital, expenditure and return on investment 
  • Oversee the Finance department and all chain stores 
  • Updating and enforcement of cost accounting’ treasury management; risk and taxation, receivables policies and procedures 
  • Ability to measure cost effectiveness of Company 
  • Preparing annual budgets, management accounts, variance reports and cash flows 
  • Reviewing and strengthening the internal control environment and business processes 
  • Implementing and enhancing the management information systems
  • Liaison with the external auditors including managing the annual audit process
  • Ensuring compliance with all legal statutes 
  • Planning and decision making
  • Oversee company accounting so as to ensure that the accounts are prepared in line with provisions of International Accounting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) 
  • Approve payments to suppliers in line with the company’s financial procedures 
  • Monitor the Company’s corporate liquidity through regular and accurate cash projections 
  • Oversee tax planning, computation and payment of all taxes including import and export duties, corporate tax, VAT tax, PAYE among others 
  •  Liaising with Bank and Insurance officials in connection with the Financial and Insurance needs of the company 
  • Any other duties assigned by the management 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • The ideal candidate should have a university degree in accounting/ finance. 
  • CPA (K) 
  • Experience in similar position of at least 4 years 
  • Demonstrated experience and skill with budget preparation and analysis and financial reporting preparation 
  • Strong accounting skills and experience 
  • Experience working in the retail industry will be an added advantage 
Skills 

The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills: 
  • Supervisory skills 
  • Team building skills 
  • Problem solving skills 
  • Good organization skills 
  • Integrity and ethical
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to recruit@humantalentrecruit.com
 
Only qualified candidates shall be contacted. 

All applicants must send scanned copies of their pay slips and testimonials as part of the application.
 
Note that TalentRecruit uses third party entities to verify all relevant documents that include academic and police certificates, pay-slips among others.

Hospitality Company based in Karen is looking of a Financial Controller / C.F.O.
 
MUST have:
  • Hospitality experience
  • 5 years management experience
  • CPA (K) essential
  • CPS (K) desirable
Salary: Ksh: 380 – 450,000 gross depending on experience

Deadline: 16th November 2012.
 
Applications:
 
Please send an up to date CV, stating your current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to: 

cathie@summitrecruitment-kenya.com
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Rhino House, Karen Road, Karen
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

Only applicants stating current salary will be considered

Pyrethrum Board of Kenya is looking for Kenyan nationals to fill the following vacant positions:

1. Field Officers: should possess a minimum of BSc Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture or Agricultural Extension & Education. Two years field experience in the public service or large private institutions that provide agricultural extension and advisory services is desirable;

2. Craftsmen: should possess at least the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and ready to be deployed as plant operators and/or Fitters/Turners in the pyrethrum processing factory;

3. Security Wardens: should possess at least Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and certificate of good conduct.

The applicants for all the posts should not be more than 30 years of age.

Those interested and possess the relevant qualifications should visit PBK’s website http://www.kenya-pyrethrum.com for details or send their request to email: md@pyrethrum.co.ke.

Applications should reach the Managing Director at P.O. Box 420 20100 Nakuru on or before 30th November, 2012 or email to md@pyrethrum.co.ke by the 3Qti November 2012.

Managing Director

Ministry Of Finance

Financial and Legal Sector Technical Assistance Project

Consultancy to Design Middleware Software For The Treasury Mobile Direct System (TMD)
 
Request for Expressions Of Interest

Ref: FLSTAP/FS/CBK/EOI/07/2012-2013

Credit No. 3992 KE Project ID No. P083250.

This request for Expression of Interest follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in United Nation Development Business No. 674 of March 16, 2006 and was updated in UN Development Business No. 707 of July 31, 2007. 

The Government of Kenya has received a credit from the International Development Association and a Grant from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) towards the cost of the Financial and Legal Sector Technical Assistance Project (FLSTAP). 

It is intended that part of the proceeds of this credit be applied to eligible payments under the contracts for provision of the above Consultancy services and is for a period of two months.

1. Objective of the Assignment

The objective of the consultancy is to analyze, design, develop and implement the Treasury Mobile Direct (TMD) Middleware software.

2. Scope of Work

The scope of the work entails:
Analysis of TMD Middleware
  • Analysis of the various requirements of the stakeholders for the TMD application. This will include conducting interviews with the stakeholders, questionnaires and analyzing the existing processes and procedures of the stakeholders
  • Analysis of the existing software and hardware platforms and environments of each of the stakeholders
  • Drawing up a requirements specification document in collaboration with the experts from CBK and in consultation with the other stakeholders
  • Holding meetings with stakeholders to discuss results of the analysis phase and keep track of any changes or deviations from the initial project plan.
Design and Development of TMD Middleware
  • Design the high level and low level process flow procedures and diagrams in collaboration with the various stakeholders
  • Design the TMD Middleware architecture and interaction between the various stakeholders. Ensure there is consensus of the architecture between the various actors
  • Design the prototype of the TMD Middleware application and ensure consensus of the operational and functional design of the application
  • Carry out comprehensive testing of the prototype. Tests will include functional/black-box tests, stress tests, integration tests, end to end tests, white-box tests, usability tests, load tests, etc.
  • Draw up a report on the test results and come up with a plan to address any failed tests Training and Implementation of TMD Middleware
  • Draw up a comprehensive training schedule for the key stakeholders and users of the system
  • Provide technical and operational documentation to stakeholders
  • Execute the implementation of various modules of the TMD middleware successfully
  • Cross functional testing after integration of the various modules to other 3rd party software
3. Expertise Required

The consultancy review should be conducted by a firm with at least 5 years’ experience in developing financial software, particularly related to the capital markets. 

The firm should provide proof of similar assignments previously undertaken demonstrating: 
  • Ability to integrate core banking software with other standalone software, particularly mobile telephony software; 
  • Technical expertise in developing applications using the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD); 
  • Capability of developing the software using a flexible/scalable platform (please describe how you meet this requirement); 
  • Ability to regularly release functional/ legislative software upgrade(s) and conform to changing trends within the tech and capital markets;
  • Ability to carry out online/ web based support through a web based portal e.g. with fault reporting, query submission, download fixes/product information. 
Past experience working with T24 is a critical requirement. 

Experience working with Java Tanuki Wrapper, Apache Web Server, Linux Red Heart or Linux SUSI critical.

4. The Ministry of Finance (the Client) through its Project Implementation Unit (PIU) now invites eligible firms to express their interest in providing this service. 
  •  Interested firms shall provide information indicating their professional capability to undertake the consultancy and must be able to provide a dedicated team of staff with the required expertise, to assist with implementation, provide maintenance and support and to develop future enhancements/new versions. 
  • The firm must have an ongoing/ continual software improvement and development programme aimed at keeping abreast with the latest technological trends as well as a solid Business Continuity Plan. 
  • Such information may include brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills etc. 
  • Firms should provide their most recent profiles showing their experience, qualifications, capabilities, references and details of past experience especially in the area of their expertise.
5. Interested eligible firms may obtain further clarification at the address given below during office hours between 0900 to 1630 hours, Monday – Friday inclusive, exclusive of public holidays, before the deadline for the submission of Expressions of Interest. 

The selection of firms will be in accordance with procedures set out by World Bank Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers, May 2004 and revised in October 2006.

6. Complete Expressions of Interest documents in plain sealed envelopes with consultancy reference and name clearly marked on top should be sent to the address below or forwarded using the email addresses as shown below or placed in the tender box at our offices on the 7th floor, Anniversary Towers, North Tower

Postal Address:
Project Implementation Unit
Attention: Procurement Specialist
P.O Box 00100 – 34542
Nairobi, Kenya.

Physical Address:
Project Implementation Unit
Attention: Procurement Specialist
7th Floor, Anniversary Towers, North Tower.
Building No.19 Monrovia Street/University Way
Nairobi, Kenya.

Telephone No.: 254 - 20 - 2210271/2210341 Fax No.: 254 - 20 - 2210327 E-mail: info@flstap.go.ke

7. Deadline for submission of Expressions of Interest is Thursday 22nd November 2012 at 1600 hours Kenyan local time.

Procurement Specialist, FLSTAP
For: Financial Secretary

Expression of Interest for External Quality Assurance in Sputum TB Microscopy including- Multi Drug Resistance surveillance

World Vision International Somalia is a principal recipient for Global Fund Somalia Country Program with a aim of decreasing the burden of tuberculosis. 

The Consultant will be a link person between WVI/ World Health Organization (WHO) and Aga Khan University Teaching Hospital Reference Laboratory.
 
The Objectives of The EQA are to:
  • Improve the quality of sputum microscopy
  • Developed human capacity for tuberculosis control program in Somalia
  • Provide effective support to tuberculosis control program in Somalia
The Laboratory Consultant will conduct the following activities:
  • Coordination of EQA activities with NTPs
  • Coordination of EQA activities with Aga Khan University Teaching Hospital Reference laboratory
  • Liaison with WHO drivers and airlines for collection of sputum slides from the airport
  • Checking of slides received from Somalia for EQA
  • Delivery of slides received from Somalia to Aga Khan University Teaching Hospital Reference Laboratory
  • Collection of sputum slides for panel testing from Aga Khan Hospital
  • Delivery of Sputum slides for panel testing to 25 TB laboratory in Somalia
  • Collection of results of sputum for Panel Testing from 25 TB laboratories in Somalia and deliver the same to Aga Khan University Teaching Reference Laboratory for marking
  • Collection of results of sputum slides for Blind Rechecking from Aga Khan Hospital Reference Laboratory
  • Analyzing the results of all slides for (Panel Testing from and Blinded Rechecking) received from Aga Khan Reference Laboratory
  • Preparation of quarterly updates and sharing of the same with WVI/WHO and Partners
  • Regular follow up with NTP managers regarding delay in submitting slides for EQA, delay in submitting results of sputum slides sent TB laboratories for Panel Testing and any other matters concerning EQA
  • Regular follow up with Aga Khan University Teaching Hospital Reference Laboratory for EQA results and any other matters concerning EQA
  • Be ready to travel to Somalia from time to time to provide fresher training to laboratory technicians in sputum microscopy and quality control
Who Could Apply?

WVB WVI invites Request for Proposals (RFPs) from organizations and / or individuals interested in working with WVI Somalia Program in this assignment.

National Organizations meeting the following eligibility criteria could apply:
  • Functional and operational for the last 3 years.
  • Experience of working in the above mentioned area.
  • Have worked on similar projects and can share examples
  • Has a competent team to undertake work and deliver as per given timelines.
  • Willing to work as a team with the WVI Somalia through collaboration and exchange of ideas Individuals meeting the following criteria are also eligible to apply:
  • Possess relevant skills for designing and developing such a program and can demonstrate it.
  • Have at least three years of experience of working in the above mentioned area.
  • Must be able to share relevant work assignments undertaken in the past.
  • Possess relevant infrastructure to undertake the work on its own
What needs to be submitted?

Interested eligible organizations or individuals may submit RFP with the following details and portfolio.
  • A letter expressing the interest for working with the organization
  • A small proposal describing how the work will be undertaken, what the timelines will be and the approximate charge of service.
  • Individual or Company profile /CV of the team or individual highlighting the strengths for undertaking the assignment and examples of relevant work done.
Deadline: The last date of RFP submission is on or before November 16th 2012.

All applications/RFPs must be sent to:

The Secretary
Tender Committee
World Vision International-Somalia Program
P. O Box 56527-00200
Nairobi
OR
Email to:Somo_supplychain@wvi.org

G4S is the world’s leading security solutions group, which specializes in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat.

G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has an additional stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.

G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and more than 635,000 employees.

G4S operates in over 25 countries in Africa and employs over 110,000 people on the continent. 

At G4S Africa, our vision is to be recognized as the leader in providing security solutions. 

We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy.

We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. 

Our employees are the public face of G4S and we recognize and respect the value they add to the business by delivering excellent service day after day.

G4S is an organization which is defined by its values, which are:
  • Customer Focus
  • Expertise
  • Performance
  • Best People
  • Integrity
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
One of the G4S Group’s core values is to ensure we employ the Best People. 

We strive to develop our employees’ competence and inspire them to live our values.

G4S ensures that we provide our employees with opportunities for growth and development within a dynamic and challenging business environment.

At G4S Africa, we place great value on attracting and retaining the best people at all levels, to ensure the continued success of the organization.

To register for job opportunities with G4S Kenya, please visit our online Careers Centre at www.careers.g4s.com.

Currently, the following vacancies are available and we are inviting online applications by 20th November 2012:-
  • Track & Trace Project Manager
  • Strategic Account Managers
  • Sales Executives
  • Human Resource Officers
  • Internal Auditor
  • Fire Fighters
For any further enquiries/clarifications, please contact:-

Resourcing Manager
G4S Kenya Limited
P. O. Box 30242 – 00100 GPO
Tel: +254-20-6982000
Mobile: 0722 314 392/0733 873 494, Nairobi.

G4S Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality. 

Those who attempt to canvass will be disqualified from the process

Caretaker

Purpose Of The Role

Providing efficient and effective support in ensuring that the company's properties are well maintained to the required standards of the organization.

Among others, key accountabilities will include:-
  • Ensures proper day to day management of company properties
  • Supervision of service providers
  • Ensuring building systems and equipments are serviced in accordance to existing laws and requirements.
  • Ensuring compliance to existing laws, statutes, regulations and procedures
  • Preparing annual property maintenance budgets and scheduling expenditures for property maintenance.
  • Maintains the property by investigating and resolving tenant complaints; inspecting and completing repairs; liaising with service providers.
  • Secures property by liaising with security provider; establishing and enforcing precautionary policies and procedures; responding to emergencies.
  • Enforces occupancy policies and procedures.
  • Performs daily inspection of the property and arranges for property renovations and maintenance.
  • Preparing inventories for items to be replaced and list of equipment.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • A Diploma in Building &/Construction or its equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Property Management
  • Basic Knowledge of Electrical and Plumbing Works
  • Presentable with Good Communication and problem solving Skills
  • Ability to supervise other staff & work as a team
  • Knowledge of building systems and an understanding of preventive, deferred and routine maintenance
  • Ability to interface with accountants, advocates, contractors and other professionals both internally and externally
  • Record keeping and organizational skills
  • Good knowledge of property laws and procedures
Qualifying candidates should send their application letter together with detailed Curriculum Vitae to recruit@odumont.com Closing date is COB on 20th November 2012

Coffee Development Fund (CoDF) is a State Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture vested with the responsibility of providing sustainable, affordable credit to coffee farmers.

The Fund wishes to recruit competent candidates to fill existing vacancies as outlined below:

Human Resource & Administration Officer

The Human Resource and Administration Officer will report to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for the Human Resource and Administration function.

Key responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement Human Resource strategies, policies, procedures and guidelines designed to achieve the Fund’s strategic goals and vision;
  • Develop and ¡mplement manpower planning, recruitment and selection policies and procedures that attract and retain a high calibre of staff to ensure continued supply of competencies and skills for effective operation of the Fund;
  • Assess staff training needs and design appropriate training interventions and career development plans to meet performance gaps;
  • Ensure compliance with relevant labour legislation and Human Resources policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • Participate in staff discipline processes, manage staff welfare issues, employee conflict and bereavement
  • Prepare and manage the human resources & administration budget and ensure optimum utilization of resources;
  • Develop and maintain objective performance management systems and criteria for performance measurement and reward;
  • Develop and maintain competitive and attractive compensation and appraisal schemes;
  • Manage the transport function
  • Maintain a functional registry for the Fund;
  • Promote cordial industrial relations, values and work ethics for the Fund;
  • Coordinate general office management and administrative issues;
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university.
  • A Postgraduate diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body.
  • Four (4) years relevant working experience in a busy human resource and administration function.
  • Experience in working with an Enterprise Resource Planning System.
Core Personal Competencies
  • Excellent team leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to make independent judgments which support business and human resources objectives.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Results-oriented and adheres to set turn-around times/deadlines.
  • High level of integrity and honesty.
Procurement Assistant

The Procurement Assistant will coordinate activities of the Procurement Unit of the Fund.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Initiate and assist in the development of Procurement guidelines and manuals to streamline, standardize and improve integrity of procurement processes.
  • Initiate and assist in the development and implementation of procurement plans.
  • Advise on and ensure adherence to and compliance with requirements of the Public Procurement and
  • Disposal Act and Regulations, as well as all other relevant and applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assist in the management and timely procurement of goods and services.
  • Coordinate and monitor the procurement status and advice as appropriate.
  • Ensure proper recording and custody of all procurement documents.
  • Keep proper inventory of procured assets, issues of stores, boarded stores due for disposal and their disposal.
  • Assisting in stock taking, reconciliation, preparation and maintenance of records.
For appointment to this position, a candidate must have:
  • . Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Purchasing and Supplies or any other relevant qualification.
  • . Registered member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM).
  • . A minimum of three (3) years work experience in a procurement unit in a similar or related organization.
Key competencies
  • Demonstrated personal integrity, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player.
  • Demonstrated high ethical standards and good work culture.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Results-oriented and adheres to set turn-around times/deadlines.
If you believe you are the right candidate for any of these positions and can clearly demonstrate your ability to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application together with copies of your certificates, detailed CV, stating your current position, your current remuneration level, your email and telephone contacts, so as to reach the undersigned on or before 21st November 2012, addressed to:

The Managing Trustee
Coffee Development Fund
P.O. Box 52714 — 00200,Nairobi

Coffee Development Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.

Call for Applications: Junior Legislative Fellows Programme
 
The State University of New York– Kenya Office (SUNY-Kenya) is implementing
a Parliamentary Strengthening Program in support of the Kenya Parliament.
 
The Program is supported by USAID/Kenya and UKaid.
 
The Program invites applications from highly motivated young Kenyans interested in participating in its Junior Legislative Fellows Programme. 

The programme is a unique opportunity for university graduates interested in a legislative and public service career to link their theoretical knowledge with
the actual work of legislation and public policy formulation. 

During the 9-month programme, Junior Fellows are exposed to Kenya’s legislative environment and have an opportunity to work with elected representatives, as well as, build their leadership skills. 

Junior Fellows work closely with parliamentary committees and technical departments, such as, the research and budget departments of the Kenya National Assembly.
 
Candidates should have the following minimum qualifications:-
 
1. Must be holders of Second Class Honors (Upper Division) degree or have
attained a GPA of 3.0 and above in their field of study. Candidates who hold
degrees in Information Sciences, Finance/ Economics, Law, or any other
related Social Sciences will have an added advantage.
 
2. Must not be more than 27 years of age and must have graduated from a
chartered Kenyan University.
 
Applications, including a CV, copy of degree certificate and other relevant testimonials, a personal statement (maximum 1000 words), letters of two referees, one of which must come from the applicant’s University, a copy of your national ID, your email and mobile telephone contacts should be received
not later than Friday, November 30, 2012.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Review of applications and consequential engagement will be subject to the approval of the Kenya Parliament.
 
Please send your applications to:
 
The Director
State University of New York’s
Kenya Parliamentary Strengthening Program
Landmark Plaza 5th Floor South Wing
P. O. Box 10020-00100 
Nairobi Kenya 

or Email: suny@sunykenya.org

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