University of Nairobi
 
Applications are invited for the following positions:-

Library Assistant 

Grade ABC
 
20 Posts

Ref: AD/3/102/13-R&T
 
Applicants must should be holders of at least KCSE mean Grade C + or equivalent qualification. 

They must have an Ordinary Diploma in Library and Information Science or equivalent. 

In addition, they must have a minimum of three (3) years working experience preferably in a busy academic library. 

They must be computer literate.
 
The successful candidates will be expected to serve library users and assist in other normal library processes as assigned by their respective heads of sections. 

They will be expected to participate in work shift programmes of the Library.
 
Please note that this appointment is on a three (3) month temporary basis renewable by mutual agreement. 

Successful candidates will be expected to report soon after the recruitment process has been finalized.
 
Note: Applicants should forward seven (7) copies of their application letters accompanied by a similar number of certified copies of certificates and C.V.s giving details of their qualifications, experience and any other relevant details. 

Applications should be addressed to:-

The Deputy Registrar, (R&T) Section, 
P.O Box 30197-00100 
Nairobi.
 
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
 
University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer.
 
Closing Date: Tuesday, 12 March 2013.

Faulu Kenya Deposit Taking Microfinance Limited is a dynamic Christian organization within the micro-finance sector. 

Faulu was the first Micro Finance Institution in Kenya to be licensed by the Central Bank as a deposit taking institution. 

In line with the growing business needs we are seeking a highly competent, focused and results oriented professional to fill the following position; HR Officer - Resourcing
 
The position holder will work closely with the HR Manager-Resourcing to ensure timely acquisition highest quality candidates and actively participate in HR planning.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist in assessing the current and future Human Resource capacity and actively participate in the development of strategies to address any gaps or surplus in line with the business strategy.
  • Assist in the development of sources of recruitment and maintain a data base of potential candidates for all non management positions thereby reducing the recruitment turnaround time.
  • Coordinate timely recruitment and selection for non management staff.
  • Designing assessment and selection tools under guidance from the supervisor.
  • Assist in preparation accurate monthly reports pertaining to headcount, exits, promotions, leave, attendance, interdepartmental transfers etc
  • Ensuring all staff are on valid and well defined contracts.
  • Support documentation of staff both at entry and exit.
  • Monitor compliance of HR records and in liaison with the relevant stakeholders address the gaps.
  • Take an active role in monitoring staff turnover and plan appropriately to ensure that staff support is timely at the same time provide analyzed reports for decision making.
  • Work closely with the training team to ensure that they are well informed of all placements to aid in the organization of induction programs
  • Perform any other duty as may be required from time to time
Qualifications and Experience
  • Relevant university degree and post graduate qualifications in Human Resource Management.
  • A HR generalist with at least 2 years progressive experience in a busy environment.
  • Experience in recruitment will be a definite advantage.
  • Proficiency in Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS) will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of the labour laws and best practices
  • Excellent analytical skills and decision making capability.
  • Decisive, good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self starter who is flexible with a high level of responsibility, confidentiality and attention to detail
Strong Christian values, commitment and passion for the transformation of the low income population are key requirements for this positions. 

If you meet the specified criteria, send your application letter and updated CV (including 3 referees, one of whom must be a spiritual leader) to the undersigned through the e-mail address below: 

Head of Human Resources 
Faulu Kenya Limited 
P.O Box 60240 – 00200 
Nairobi 

Email: excitingcareers@faulukenya.com. 

Applications to reach us on or before 15th March 2013. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Title: Finance Manager
 
Level: Management

Reports:
To General Manager and Managing Director

Job Purpose:

The Finance Manager shall be responsible for managing the finance and accounting functions of the company which includes receivables & payables management, treasury /cash management, taxation management and financial reporting as well as ensuring high levels of compliance to accounting principles and procedures. 

Also ensure appropriate accounting control procedures and systems are in place.

Key Responsibilities
  • compile and analyze financial information to prepare finance all statements including monthly and annual accounts
  • ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • prepare financial management reports including budget variance reports
  • ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
  • resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities if any
  • continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
  • monitor and ensure compliance to all statutory requirements
  • maintain accurate financial data bases
  • preparation and co-ordination of annual statutory audits and liaison with both  internal & external auditors
  • ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
  • analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
  • analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
  • HR matters including payroll processing, leave administration and staff medical scheme
  • General Administration including procurement, premises administration, Board meetings preparation, fixed assets register and any duties that will be assigned by senior management or the board
Key Competencies and Associated Key Tasks

Drive for results
  • Set high performance standards and pursue agreed goals
  • Strive for constant improvements and take responsibility for achieving business results and persevere despite obstacles
  • Report problems to management with suggestions for resolutions
Understanding operations
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrate an interest in and an understanding of issues relevant to your department
  • Understand priorities, products and services and have a good grasp of how the department is run
  • Bring best practices to the attention of the department
Problem solving and decision making
  • Diagnose problems and thoroughly analyze information to guide decision making
  • Evaluate and assimilate critical information when reaching  conclusions and make logical, competent decisions
Team work
  • Demonstrate cooperation and trust with colleagues, supervisors, teams and across departments
  • Actively participate in and conduct organized meetings.
  • Interact with other staff in a professional and positive manner to foster good rapport, promote team spirit and ensure effective two way communication.
Adaptability
  • Be open to new ideas and make changes in the job and routine as required
  • Tolerant to stress and long working hours
  • Complete tasks as directed by management
Planning and organizing
  • Establish action plans and schedules for meeting departmental priorities
  • Assign responsibilities, allocate resources and coordinate the activities to yourself and others  so as to meet the objectives given
Impact and influence
  • Strong communication skills
  • Promote your ideas persuasively and shape the opinion of your managers and to overcome resistance
  • Build consensus for action and negotiate mutually beneficial solutions
Interested parties should send their CV’s to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke by 30th of March 2013.

Job Title: Finance Manager
 
Level: Management

Reports:
To General Manager and Managing Director

Job Purpose:

The Finance Manager shall be responsible for managing the finance and accounting functions of the company which includes receivables & payables management, treasury /cash management, taxation management and financial reporting as well as ensuring high levels of compliance to accounting principles and procedures. 

Also ensure appropriate accounting control procedures and systems are in place.

Key Responsibilities
  • compile and analyze financial information to prepare finance all statements including monthly and annual accounts
  • ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • prepare financial management reports including budget variance reports
  • ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
  • resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities if any
  • continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
  • monitor and ensure compliance to all statutory requirements
  • maintain accurate financial data bases
  • preparation and co-ordination of annual statutory audits and liaison with both  internal & external auditors
  • ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
  • analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
  • analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
  • HR matters including payroll processing, leave administration and staff medical scheme
  • General Administration including procurement, premises administration, Board meetings preparation, fixed assets register and any duties that will be assigned by senior management or the board
Key Competencies and Associated Key Tasks

Drive for results
  • Set high performance standards and pursue agreed goals
  • Strive for constant improvements and take responsibility for achieving business results and persevere despite obstacles
  • Report problems to management with suggestions for resolutions
Understanding operations
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrate an interest in and an understanding of issues relevant to your department
  • Understand priorities, products and services and have a good grasp of how the department is run
  • Bring best practices to the attention of the department
Problem solving and decision making
  • Diagnose problems and thoroughly analyze information to guide decision making
  • Evaluate and assimilate critical information when reaching  conclusions and make logical, competent decisions
Team work
  • Demonstrate cooperation and trust with colleagues, supervisors, teams and across departments
  • Actively participate in and conduct organized meetings.
  • Interact with other staff in a professional and positive manner to foster good rapport, promote team spirit and ensure effective two way communication.
Adaptability
  • Be open to new ideas and make changes in the job and routine as required
  • Tolerant to stress and long working hours
  • Complete tasks as directed by management
Planning and organizing
  • Establish action plans and schedules for meeting departmental priorities
  • Assign responsibilities, allocate resources and coordinate the activities to yourself and others  so as to meet the objectives given
Impact and influence
  • Strong communication skills
  • Promote your ideas persuasively and shape the opinion of your managers and to overcome resistance
  • Build consensus for action and negotiate mutually beneficial solutions
Interested parties should send their CV’s to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke by 30th of March 2013.

Marking Executive Position at Clyde Systems Ltd

Company Description:


Clyde Systems Ltd is an interactive application development firm that is focused on helping small and medium scale organizations leverage the Internet to achieve their business objectives. 

Clyde Systems Ltd utilizes technological innovations especially the integration of systems in Application Development, be it Human Resource Systems, SMS/ USSD Based Platforms, College Management Systems, ecommerce and Online Portfolios.

In this case, we have come up e-Kodi Property Manager™ that will aid Real Estate professionals and Property Managers work more efficiently and effectively.

Job Description:

We seek a marketing executive to take responsibility for raising awareness and marketing the system to all the landlords in the areas assigned, this is mainly Nairobi, but with growth comes other areas of interest. 

The individual will be highly motivated, diligent, charismatic, dynamic, innovative, result oriented and focused on delivering a winning marketing strategy.

The individual will be Responsible for:-
  • Developing and implementing the organization’s effective marketing strategy. This involves devising techniques with detailed action plans to raise awareness and marketing e-Kodi Property Manager™ to all Property Managers and landlords in the areas assigned.
  • Acquisition of new customers based on quantitative targets set by the project developers
  • Regular monitoring and quality assurance visits to maintain strong working relationships with new and existing customers
Requirements:
  • At least 3 years working experience in marketing products with proven success
  • Must display professionalism in approach, appearance and conduct to inspire confidence to reflect proper image of the company
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Strong commercial awareness. Flair in marketing will be a distinct advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and persuasive skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Driven to succeed with ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Must have integrity and commitment to high ethical standards
Payment terms: Commissions based, the more you sell the higher you earn.

Contact Details:
akibe@clydesystems.com

Phone Number: +254704469814

Company:
Clyde Systems Ltd

Website: www.clydesystems.com

We are a general insurance company looking for skilled, results-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic, passionate and extroverted persons each with a “can-do” attitude to fill the following positions:
 
Job Title: Claims Executives
 
Department: Claims
 
Report to: Assistant Claims Manager
 
Overall Responsibility
 
Processing of non-legal Claims
 
Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Opening and acknowledging new claims
  • Appointment of service providers within the set benchmarks, reviewing their reports, and processing of claims as necessary.
  • Initiating recovery from negligent third parties and promptly handing file to Legal Section for follow ups.
  • Payment to policyholders and service providers within stipulated company benchmarks.
  • Maintenance of registers.
  • Maintenance of adequate claims reserves.
  • Respond to correspondence and/or queries relating to claims falling under area of responsibility.
  • Make recommendations on settlements of claims falling under unit of responsibility.
  • Preparation of claims reports e.g. monthly theft report, monthly salvage report and any other reports which may be required from time to time.
  • Performing any other duties as required from time to time.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Pass in at least two ACII papers
  • Two years relevant experience
Do your qualifications and experience match those listed above? 

Then it is YOU we’re looking for! 

Apply NOW by sending your application letter and updated CV to kaziafrica2012@gmail.com 

Please note that applications shall be reviewed on a first-come, first served basis, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
We are an equal opportunity employer

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