Lake Victoria North Water Services Board was established under the Water Act 2002, and is responsible for the efficient and economical provision of water and sewerage within its area of jurisdiction.
 
The Board seeks to strengthen the management of one of its Water Service Provider by recruiting self driven and result oriented candidates to fill the following senior positions within the Kakamega, Khayega, Mumias, Butere, Nambale, Busia and Matayos Water Supplies. 

All the positions will be stationed in Kakamega.
 
1. Managing Director

Ref: LVNWSB/P7/2011

1 Position
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide the strategic direction and leadership of the water supply in line with its vision, mission and values.
  • Oversee the effective and efficient management of the water supplies assets and facilities, including human capital, financial, administrative, and other resources.
  • Oversee the formulation and periodic updating of the Corporate Plan including projections of any expansion/development of facilities, business operations.
  • Champion change of culture within the water supplies to one more consistent with private sector principles and practices.
  • Review with senior management budget proposals and human resource plans for approval by the Board.
  • Prepare regular reports to the Board on actual performance of the water supplies.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulations.
  • Promote effective and efficient service delivery through responsive strategies to customer needs.
Requirements for the Position:
  • Be a holder of a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering or Commerce or Business Administration/ Management from a recognized university.
  • Have at least 8 years relevant experience, three (3) of which must have been in senior management position.
  • Must be registered by respective professional bodies.
  • Must have strong leadership, people management, negotiations and communication skills.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • A good understanding/knowledge and experience of the water sector will be an added advantage.
  • Those in possession of a Masters degree will have an added advantage.
2. Human Resource and Administration Manager

Ref: LVNWSB/P8/2010

1 Position
 
Reporting to Managing Director, the candidate will provide expert advice in the management of the human
resource function.
 
Key duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement human resource strategies, policies, procedures and guidelines designed to achieve the Water Supplies strategic mission and goals.
  • Design and coordinate the implementation of staff career development programs to ensure continued supply of competencies and skills for effective operation of the water supplies.
  • Assess staff training needs and develop training and development programmes aimed at addressing the needs as well as building staff capacity to meet performance gaps.
  • Develop and effectively manage the staff grievance procedure so as to ensure a conducive working environment that is motivating to staff.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant labour legislation and HR policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Coordinate staff recruitment, staff induction, retention and separation processes.
  • Develop and manage staff welfare schemes such as medical, insurance, e.t.c.
  • Advise the Water Supplies on manpower planning and staffing levels by assessing the present and future needs of the company.
  • Prepare and manage staff costs.
  • Develop objective performance management systems and criteria for performance measurement.
  • Prepare timely reports and relevant communication to employees.
Requirements for the Position:
  • Be a holder of a degree in Social Sciences from a recognized university.
  • Must have a postgraduate Diploma in HRM.
  • Must have 5 years progressive human resource management experience in a busy organization.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Have excellent team, leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to make independent judgments which support business and HR objectives.
  • Sound knowledge and working experience of Kenyan Labour Laws.
  • Must be registered by Human Resource professional body.
  • Those in possession of a Masters degree will have an added advantage
If you meet the requirements, please send your application attaching a detailed CV, copies of academic & professional certificates and testimonials, stating your current position, remuneration and telephone contact, names and contacts of three referees so as to reach the undersigned on or before 18th December 2012.

To: 

The Chief Executive Officer
Lake Victoria North Water Services Board
P.O. Box 673-50100
Kakamega
 
Canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification. 

Only short listed candidates shall be notified.
 
LVNWSB is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender and culture. 

Women and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

West Kenya Sugar Company Limited is the fastest growing sugar company in Kenya located in Kakamega, along the Kakamega - Webuye Road. 

The company prides itself in the quality of its products, personnel and productivity.
 
The company seeks to fill the following vacancies in its establishment and invites qualified, competent and dedicated applicants to apply:
 
1. Deputy Human Resources Manager

Reporting to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, the successful candidate will
  • Allocate duties and Supervise staff in the department
  • Formulate and enforce human resources procedures and regulations
  • Organize, implement and evaluate human resources policies
  • Coordinate training and development of employees
  • Provide guidance on human resources management and development policy matters
  • Manage staff appraisals, promotions, discipline, deployment, staff pensions, personal accidents and medical scheme.
  • Handle industrial relations and career development of staff
  • Monitor and evaluate the Human Resources Department activities and compile quarterly department reports.
The ideal candidate must have a degree (Social Sciences) or a Bachelor of Business Administration (Human
Resources Management) degree, a post-graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management and at least six (6) years relevant work experience in a busy manufacturing concern. 

In addition, the candidate must be business driven, with strong financial acumen, communication and interpersonal skills with high personal integrity.

2. Head of Security
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will:
  • Develop, configure and deploy security systems to protect company property, systems and personnel
  • Resolve risks, threats and vulnerabilities in security issues.
  • Develop, deploy and implement cost-efficient security solutions to protect tangible and intangible assets of the company and its personnel.
  • Perform, review and evaluate security audits on a periodic basis.
  • Provide and configure remedial changes to security protocols.
  • Create awareness on security issues and protocols among company employees.
  • Ensure adherence to corporate safety and security regulations and processes.
The ideal candidate should have at least ten (10) years of active police work in the Criminal Investigation Department of Kenya Police and of the rank of Superintendent of Police or above. 

In addition, the candidate must have good communication and interpersonal skills, with high personal integrity.

Please send your up-to-date curriculum vitae, letter of application, daytime telephone number and names of three referees to:
 
The Managing Director
West Kenya Sugar Company Limited
P.O Box 2101 – 50100, 
Kakamega
 
Or to email address: info@wksugar.com
 
To reach not later than Wednesday 14th December, 2012. 

Canvassing will led to automatic disqualification.

Urgent KenTrain Vacancies for December 2012

Our clients require filling the following posts before Jan 2013

Sales and Marketing Manager: Motor Vehicles
  • Experience in sales of new/used motor vehicles
  • Must own a car
  • Must have a degree/diploma in sales
  • Over 4 years experience In selling vehicles (Chinese vehicles will be an advantage)
  • Vacancies exist for Nairobi/Mombasa and Nakuru
  • Must be earning over 100k per month
  • Must have led a sales team of over 4 people
Area Operations Manager:
 
Based in Southern Sudan
  • Experience in leading a sales team of over 20 people
  • MBA-Graduate
  • Willingness to relocate to Southern Sudan.
  • Good finance and sales experience
  • Experience in FMCG industry
Send your brief CV to the following email addresses before Dec 8th 2012.
 
The subject should be the job title
info@kentrain.co.ke
riona@kentrain.co.ke
cvkentrain@gmail.com

Republic of Kenya
 
Judicial Service Commission
 
Vacancy in the Office of Deputy Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya
 
Extension of Time for Submission of Applications
 
The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) of Kenya advertised for the position of Deputy Chief Justice and received various applications.
 
However, due to the importance of the Office, the JSC has extended the application deadline to allow more candidates to apply.

Deputy Chief Justice of the Republic of Kenya

(1 Post)
 
Ref: V/No. 14/2012
 
Terms of Service: Constitutional Office
 
Period of service: Retirement at the age of 70 years with an option to retire on attaining the age of 65 years
 
Functions:
 
The Deputy Chief Justice shall discharge the following functions:-
 
(a) deputise the Chief Justice;
 
(b) be the Vice President of the Supreme Court;
 
(c) be responsible to the Chief Justice in the exercise of the duties assigned to him or her; and discharge any other functions as required of him or her by the Constitution and any other legislation.
 
Constitutional and Statutory Requirements for Appointment:
 
For appointment to the position of Deputy Chief Justice, the applicant must possess the following minimum qualifications:

a) Hold a law degree from a recognized university, or

 
i. Be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya; or
 
ii. Possess an equivalent qualification in a common-law jurisdiction;

b)

i. Have at least fifteen (15) years’ experience as a superior court judge; or
 
ii. Have at least fifteen (15) years’ experience as a distinguished academic or legal practitioner or such experience in other relevant legal field; or
 
iii. Have held the qualifications mentioned in paragraph (1) and (ii) for a period amounting, in the aggregate to fifteen (15) years. 

(Note: The experience required above may have been gained in Kenya or in any other country with common law jurisdiction)

c) Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution and be of high moral character, integrity and impartiality. 

In addition, the applicants must demonstrate a high degree of professional competence, communication skills, fairness, good temperament, making of good judgments in both legal and life experiences and commitment to public and community service.
 
The appointment shall be made in accordance with Article 166 (1) (a) (2) (3) of the Constitution of Kenya as read with the First Schedule of the Judicial Service Act, 2011.
 
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications by: 

1) Filing an online Application for Employment Form available on the Judiciary website: vvww.judiciary.go.ke/jobs or clicking the vacancies link on the website. 

Applicants should upload soft copies of the following documents to the online application as provided:

a) A letter of application

(b) A detailed and updated curriculum vitae, to include background information such as community service, financial discipline, pro bono activity, involvement as a party in litigation and involvement in political activity including any financial contribution to any political party/parties and criminal record, legal/professional engagement for the last five (5) years, three (3) professional referees and two (2) character references who can verify and comment on the applicant’s past and present employment.

(c) Three of the applicant’s recent colored passport size photographs.
 
(d) Five (5) samples of any writings by the applicant, including but not limited to judgments, advocacy submissions in courts, scholarly writings or any legal publications that the applicant has authored.
 
(e) Declaration of income and liabilities as at the time of making the application, using the prescribed forms (The Declaration of Income, Assets and Liabilities Form JSC 2b can be downloaded from the Judiciary website - wwvv.judiciary.go.ke). 

For those who are in Government employment, attach copies of returns of declaration of income and liabilities and for those in private practice attach income tax returns, for the last three (3) years.
 
(f) Certified copies of testimonials and professional certificates and academic transcripts.
 
2) Applicants are also required to forward one (1) hard copy of the completed Employment Application Form including all the attachments cited above.
 
To:

The Secretary
Judicial Service Commission
P.O. Box 30041 - 00100 
Nairobi
 
E-mail: jscsecretariat@judiciary.go.ke
 
Commission Secretariat: Mayfair Centre,
Ralph Bunche Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi, 5th Floor

So as to reach the Commission not later than 27th Devember, 2012 at 5.00 P.M.
 
Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
 
Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
 
The Judicial Service Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selects candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible candidates.
 
Those who had applied earlier need not resubmit
 
Secretary,
Judicial Service Commission.

Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? 

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “The Kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

We are looking for dynamic, creative and self-oriented professionals to fill the position of:

Trade Sales Manager

Job Summary:


Reporting to the Chief Manager, Corporate and Trade Finance, the Trade Sales Manager will be responsible for the development of Trade Finance business focusing on promoting trade between Kenya and other African nations and the rest of the world from an import and export perspective. 

The Trade Sales Manager will also be responsible for the identification of opportunities for new / improved Trade Products including technology based solutions, to raise the profile of the Bank in the Trade Finance Market and help in making the Bank as the bank of choice for Trade in Kenya.

Main Duties:
  • To promote Co-operative Bank Trade Finance and achieve revenue objectives and make the Bank the bank of choice for Trade in Kenya.
  • Aim for higher share of non - credit business from both existing and new customers by offering superior services, competitive pricing and flexible product range.
  • Solicit business from existing customers by increasing utilization under approved trade credit limits.
  • To develop account relationships which will provide a stable stream of high value and low risk transactions.
  • Responsible for marketing research and identifying business from existing and new customers.
  • Supporting process change initiatives and constantly working to improve Trade Operations.
  • Build relationships with key staff responsible for Trade transactions in targeted customer database.
  • Packaging of new trade product programs to meet specific customer product requirements.
  • Customer Calls / presentation – executive calling programme on allocated customer portfolio and conduct sales presentation as appropriate.
  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of KYC and AML measures in line with the Bank and Regulatory requirements.
Job specification:

The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
  • Banking experience for a period not less than 7 years with a minimum of 3 years in  Trade Sales
  • A bachelor’s degree in a business related field / ACIB
  • 35 years or below
  • Dynamic sales orientation / results driven.
  • Good negotiating skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
Application Process

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below by 12th December 2012.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Only the short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: TSM/3/HRD/2012

The Director
Human Resources Division
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Limited
P.O. Box 48231-00100
Nairobi

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