Job Title: Legal and Compliance Officer
 

Reference: LCO _2013
 
Recruiter: Altima Africa Ltd 

Contract: Permanent
 
Location: Nairobi 

Category: Experienced 

Profile Introduction
 
Our client, a leading services provider in the Kenya Capital Markets seeks to recruit a Legal and Compliance Officer responsible for providing legal, regulatory and research expertise in the continuous development and review of the rules and regulations of the firm; monitoring compliance with all relevant laws, rules and regulations and providing company secretarial services.
 
The Legal and Compliance Officer will report to the Chief Executive.
 
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Law
  • Masters degree in Law or Business related field will be an added advantage
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya
  • Certified Public Secretary (CPS)
  • At least five years relevant work experience 
  • Experience in company secretarial work
Job Specification

Compliance
  • Monitor compliance by the firm with the regulatory requirements prescribed by the Authority
  • Monitor compliance by the firm with the Central Depositories Act, and rules and regulations made pursuant thereto
  • Monitor compliance by the firm with all the firm operational and procedures manuals
  • Monitor compliance by Agents with requirements under the firm’s rules and regulations
  • Assist in preparing the firm’s internal policies and review the same for compliance with relevant laws
  • Prepare and submit to the Board periodic compliance reports including any reports on material breaches of the regulatory requirements
  • Participate in settlement and arbitration of disputes to ensure compliance with capital market requirements
Legal
  • Assist the firm Board and Management in the interpretation of Capital Markets Laws, Regulations, Rules and Guidelines
  • Coordinate external legal counsel hired by the firm to provide legal services
  • Provide internal legal support for the firm’s projects and departments
  • Participating in negotiation, reviewing and/or drafting of contracts and agreements to be entered into by the firm or relating to the firm’s operations
  • Maintain up to date records of all the firm legal information and data and ensure safekeeping of legal documents and contracts
  • Provide legal advice and research on matters concerning the firm and the Capital Markets
Company Secretarial
  • Perform all company secretarial duties for the firm including taking minutes at meetings and filing of appropriate returns.
  • Prepare and submit periodic corporate governance reports to the board
  • Ensure compliance with all obligations under the Companies Act and the company’s Memorandum and Articles of Association
Competencies
  • Adept at drafting and reviewing legal documents
  • Knowledge of Rules and regulations of the firm, NSE and CMA, and working knowledge of the mechanics of the Kenyan capital market
  • Training/Skills- Continuous capital market regulation and development training
  • Positive attitude and drive for results
  • Professionalism, interest in evolving trends with evidenced pursuit of professional education programmes
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills, and ability to mediate and facilitate dispute resolution
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information and to ensure absolute discretion and sensitivity to confidential matters
How to Apply
 
If you are qualified and up to the challenge visit www.altimaafrica.com/careers.php and apply online by 5pm, 6th April 2013.
 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Wisen HR is an innovative and service-obsessed organization that exists to develop and deliver constantly evolving HR solutions which contribute substantially to our clients' success.

Job Title: Sales Representative (HR Outsourcing)

Location:
Nairobi

Partner with business owners. Think like an entrepreneur. Achieve new levels of success.

That’s what being a Sales Representative at Wisen HR is all about.

Why do business owners listen to you? You always come up with the right solutions!Whether it’s our solutions or a different solution altogether, your goal is to help businesses succeed. You will build a partnership within the communities you serve to deliver ongoing business solutions and support wherever they’re needed.

If you’re ready to think bold and drive the success of your clients, this is your opportunity.

Essential Responsibilities:
 
Because you're smart, creative and persistent, you see business opportunities that others miss. And you also know how to charm gatekeepers and demonstrate your knowledge to CEOs in a way that immediately earns their confidence.
 
As a business development professional, you will prospect, present and close business in our targeted and preferred vertical markets.  You will call and talk to these decision-makers about innovative HR consulting services that every small- to mid-sized business in Kenya needs. And because everything we offer can be virtually custom designed, you'll be able to devise solutions that companies simply cannot refuse.
 
We are looking for 3 to 10 years of experience in a quota-driven sales position, preferably in a strategic (non-commodity) sales environment (technology, outsourcing, business products, services or HR solutions). 

Individuals who are well established in their community and foster strong relationships with business owners.Proactive sales professionals who have perfected the art of relationship based sales of intangibles. A great communicator with excellent presentation skills.
 
We'll provide all the support and resources you'll need to succeed, plus the flexibility and elbow room you crave to most effectively turn your insights and capabilities into profits and real career growth.
 
We offer: A strong commission structure with residual income (always earn income on your accounts), No geographic territory (prospect outside of your location, no problem), Team selling (everyone sells and everyone is invested in your success), First class training program, Strong management team that works for you, Advancement Opportunities, Transport andCell Phone Allowance.

Qualified and ready for the challenge? 

Please email your impressive CV to careers@wisengroup by 12th April 2013.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
CIC Insurance Group wishes to recruit a high caliber individual in the position of General Manager - Medical Division

They will be part of the leadership team and will play an integral role in influencing and executing overall company strategy and plans.
 
Key Roles & Responsibilities
 
Responsible for the overall leadership and management of the medical business to ensure that the revenue growth and targets are achieved, that the products offered are competitive and that service delivery and customer service are delivered with utmost highest standards for profitability and business sustainability.
 
Prepare the five year strategic and the annual operating plans for the division and cascade the same to the team.
 
Develop, implement and continuously review technical, operational and administrative guidelines in Medical Underwriting, Claims and Business Development/Marketing.
 
Collect and analyse market information on medical insurance and make appropriate changes to plans and strategies and develop new products and benefit structures in keeping with customer requirements and market trends
 
Ability to apply medical knowledge (and clinical experience where appropriate) in product and service design, risk acceptance and the management of benefit utilization and claims.
 
Academic & Professional Experience
  • Graduate of Health Sciences (MBChB, BScN) with additional training in health insurance and health management. Postgraduate training in management (MBA/MPH/MHSM) is an added advantage.
  • ACII or equivalent qualification is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ experience with at least 5 in health Insurance, health systems or business management.
If you meet the above requirements and consider yourself up to the challenge, please email your application and a copy of your CV clearly indicating on the subject of your email the job Ref Number HRD-GMM-3/4/2013 to;
 
The Group Human Resources Manager
CIC Insurance Group Ltd 
P.O Box 59485-00200, 
Nairobi

Email to: gmrecruitment@cic.co.ke
 
For more information on this job, kindly visit our website: www.cic.co.ke.
 
The application should reach us by close of business on 17th April, 2013.
 
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
CNC Operator
 

Turning and milling operator required. 

Must have at least 5 years hands on prior experience on CNC machinery. 

Must be able to program independently and demonstrate ability to consistently produce high quality work pieces from Cad drawings.

CAD Operator
 
CAD operator with at least 3 years experience in CAD operations.

Preference to CAD in mechanical environment. Solidworks and Autocad seats are used.
 
Workshop Manager
 
15 years minimum hand on experience in fabrication and service of industrial machinery and plant with reputable companies.
 
Preference to having also experience in hydraulics equipment.
 
Must have proven track record in managing and leading a busy workshop.
 
Fitter / Welders
 
10 years’ experience in machinery fabrication.
 
Plant Mechanics
 
10 years experience in repair and maintenance of hydraulic equipment.
 
Administration Clerk / Secretary
 
Minimum 10 years experience with fluent English, proven ability to use word-processing programmes on computer preferred.
 
All application should be forwarded with CV’s and testimonials to:
 
DNA / 1486
P.O Box 49010 - 00100
Nairobi
St Christopher’s Schools
 

Teaching Positions Required
 
Commencing September 2013
 
Preparatory School
  • Key Stage 1 and 2 Teachers
Secondary School
  • Key Stage 3 and 4 Teachers
  • Head of Boys Boarding with a teaching subject.
  • Head of Girls Boarding with a teaching subject.
Mathematics, English, History, Geography, Sociology, French, Music, Geography, ICT, Physical Education, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Candidates offering a quality extracurricular activity have a distinct advantage.
 
Apply to Mr David.M.M.Dunn The Headmaster with a cover letter and curriculum vitae.

Email: applications@scslearning.com
 
Project Engineer / Coordinator
 

Location: Nairobi
 
Industry:  Telecommunication Infrastructure Development
 
Our client, specializing in Telecommunication infrastructure Development is looking for a self driven and proactive Project Engineer to coordinate operations. 

We are looking for a candidate with experience in earthworks and excavation to provide management oversight for all phases of the project including coordinating workers, material and equipment while ensuring that specifications are being followed, and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget.
 
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Manage multiple Construction Projects simultaneously while maintaining strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality, timelines, environmental and safety standards
  • Develop a cost-effective plan and schedule for completion of project within contractual requirements with proper utilization of resources and overcoming site challenges
  • Review engineering drawings and contract specifications to make sure that all specifications and regulations are being followed
  • Responsible for proper administration of construction contracts and ensuring all necessary permits and licenses are in place
  • Direct, co-ordinate and motivate subordinates in achieving objectives, both as individuals and as a team, and ensure that the work is performed in a safe and ethical manner.
  • Ensure that the correct resources and assets required to meet the projects goals, targets and milestones are identified, made available, scheduled and efficiently/correctly utilize.
  • Prepare and manage monthly and quarterly project role out forecasts and report weekly to the Managing Director, both written and verbally, on all responsibilities and objectives.
Knowledge and Skills Required:
  • A Higher National Diploma/Bachelors in civil engineering with a Diploma in Business Management
  • 4-6 years of experience  as project co-ordinator/site incharge/site engineer and project management including track record of successful management of multiple and multi-disciplinary projects. Experience in Telecoms industry will be an added advantage
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, LCV license would be an added advantage
  • A good understanding of project financial models and the associated actual versus budget measurement
The company will offer good growth potential with extensive on the job training and exposure to latest state-of-the-art technologies and competitive remuneration to the right candidates
 
To apply, send your CV and cover letter to jobs@flexi-personnel.com before Tuesday 12th April, 2013. 

Clearly indicate the position applied for and minimum salary expectation on the subject line.
Job Title: Information Security Officer
 

Reference: ISO _2012

Recruiter: Altima Africa Ltd 

Contract: Permanent
 
Location: Nairobi 

Available: ASAP
 
Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg.
 
Profile Introduction
 
Our Client a leading services provider in the Kenya Capital Markets seeks to recruit an Information Security Officer responsible for implementing security controls and monitoring their effectiveness on all the ICT systems and their environment.
 
Minimum Requirements
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Information technology
  • 3-5 years experience in an ICT related field
  • A Diploma and/or professional certification in Certified Information Security Management (CISM).
Job Specification- Information Security Officer
  • Provide support in the implementation of the system audit policies, goals, objectives, and procedures.
  • Identify and promote industry leading practices on technology security and security risk management.
  • Plan, implement and manage the execution system security related activities within existing and all new projects.
  • Ensure the correct application and implementation of the relevant safety standards and procedures.
  • Conduct safety assessment of all areas of the system.
  • Support quality audits, safety audits and safety assessments.
  • Ensure availability, confidentiality and integrity of business critical ICT services and applications.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with overall ICT security policies, standards and procedures.
  • Identify and assess IT security risks, policies, procedures and technical standards.
  • Develop and maintain security policies, procedures and technical standards.
  • Ensure users are trained on the corporate security policy and comply with policies and controls therein.
  • Maintain access rules to data and other ICT resources
  • Monitor security violations and take corrective action to ensure that adequate security is implemented.
  • Report all attempts and successful violations on a daily basis.
  • Conduct regular tests on the security architecture to evaluate security strengths and detect any possible threats.
  • Prepare comprehensive written system audit reports.
  • Any other task that might be assigned form time to time.
Competencies
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good planning, organizational and analytical skills
How to Apply
 
If you are qualified and up to the challenge visit www.altimaafrica.com/careers.php and apply online by 5pm, 5th April 2013.
 
Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Mercy Corps works amid disasters, conflicts, chronic poverty and instability to unleash the potential of people who can win against impossible odds. Since 1979, Mercy Corps has provided $1 billion in assistance to people in 82 nations. 

Supported by headquarters offices in North America, Europe, and Asia, the agency's unified global programs employ 3,500 staff worldwide and reach 9 million people in more than 40 countries. 

Over the last five years, more than 90 percent of the agency's resources have been allocated directly to programs that help people in need.

The Yes Youth Can (YYC) initiative is a complimentary program funded by the USAID and was designed to empower Kenya’s youth population in areas recovering from the post-election violence in 2007/8, through building capacity of youth groups and organizations to engage with markets, governments and communities, and to pursue their legitimate needs and interests more effectively in a way that builds positive inter-ethnic networks. 

Mercy Corps manages two regional awards, the Rift-Valley Program which is based in Eldoret, and the Central Program which is based in Thika. 

It also manages the YYC National Program which works with youth through partner agencies in six provinces of Kenya.

Mercy Corp is seeking to recruit a Program Specialist - Economic Empowerment reporting to the Chief of Party. 

The position is based in Thika.
   
General Position Summary
 
Program Specialist Economic Empowerment is a senior level position with Mercy Corps Kenya. It will be primarily responsible for providing leadership of the Economic Empowerment component of the Yes Youth Can (YYC). 

The USAID-funded project to genuinely empower youth in Kenya to develop themselves for greater voice in national and local reforms and to create new opportunities for livelihoods that meet the aspirations of young Kenyans. 

The program will support youth in achieving positive change in three major areas: 

(1) increased work skills/employment; 

(2) increased citizenship/civic engagement, and 

(3) increased inter-ethnic engagement. 

It is expected that activities will include youth-driven mobilization initiatives that benefit communities and promote citizenship; creation of opportunities for life and employment skills; and initiatives to bring together youth of different ethnicities.

The Program Specialist Economic Empowerment will work closely with the Chief of Party to implement the current YYC Central regional programs’ economic empowerment component.

Essential Job Functions
  • Member of the YYC Central Program leadership team in partnership with Chief of Party and Country Director;
  • Direct and indirect supervision of economic empowerment technical program, other MC officers and youth trainers
  • Provide technical insight and advice for economic empowerment programming, including job skills and employment activities, combining experience with practical on-the-ground identification of opportunities and constraints;
  • Provide technical leadership in value chain/market analysis to identify opportunities for improved economic opportunities for young people and other beneficiaries
  • Provide technical leadership and management of the Community Managed Microfinance (Village Savings & Loans) component across the YYC Program.
  • Provide technical and management leadership of YYC regional business grants
  • Management and mentorship of local program staff and other partners namely the youth county boards, gradually transferring skills and capacities;
  • Work with program staff on an ongoing basis to ensure smooth planning, preparation, implementation, and joint monitoring and evaluation of program activities and achievements towards program goals.
  • Facilitate deliberate linkage of YYC regionals’ economic empowerment mandate to YYC National’s various economic empowerment mandate namely youth SACCOs, business grants, entrepreneurship training among others.
  • Participate in the YYC programs’ strategic development and way forward process
  • Provide training and  mentorship to MC staff on economic empowerment and related strategies and applications
  • Represent Mercy Corps in related thematic working groups within the country
  • Engage with Government of Kenya national and County Government departments on economic development initiatives in conjunction with the Chief of Party.
  • Represent Mercy Corps in donor-driven forums/meetings in conjunction with the Chief of Party and Country Director.
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Post graduate degree (or compensatory long-term work experience) in the social sciences, business administration, economics/economic development, or international development;
  • Minimum of 5years’ experience in international development;
  • Technical expertise in youth economic empowerment, general livelihoods and economic development
  • Experience managing youth, micro-enterprise, community microfinance, job skills/employment, civic engagement, agricultural value-chains, program design and program M&E
  • History of working effectively and respectfully with host government, NGOs, contractors and other partners;
  • Ability to effectively convey programmatic goals, enlist partnerships, and work with a range of program and external stakeholders;
  • Fluency in Kiswahili
Mercy Corps Team members represent the agency both during and outside of work hours when deployed in a field posting or on a visit to a field posting. 

Staff are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC's policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

To Apply:
 
Interested candidates who meet the requirements of the above position should submit an application including a cover letter, detailed CV listing three professional references (including your current/latest supervisor), and expected remuneration by 4.00p.m. 12th April, 2013 to hrkenya@ke.mercycorps.org.  

Your email should bear the title “ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT SPECIALIST”.  

Applications without this subject heading will be disqualified. Please do not attach any certificates. 

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted

You are invited to read more about Mercy Corps in our website www.mercycorps.org
 
Our client a well established 4 Star Hotel in Nairobi is seeking for an outstanding individual to fill the position of Financial Controller with immediate effect.

Job Summary
 

To provide comprehensive financial and decision support to the company through a wide variety of financially focused work and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to directly increase profitability and contribute effectively to business decisions

Main Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage cash flow and forecasting by developing a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism.
  • Develop and monitor adequate internal control over revenues, expenses, assets and liabilities of the hotel.
  • Provide financial oversight of the capital expenditure process.
  • Oversee internal daily audits of cash deposits, transfers and the preparation/Monitoring of the Capital budget.
  • Ensures implementation and compliance of policies and Standard Operating procedures
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions
  • Day to day running of the finance department
  • Work very closely with the management to keep tight control over working capital
  • Manage the purchase function
Reporting Line   
 
The holder of this position functionally reports to the Group Head of Accounts while administratively he/she will report to the Managing Director – Operations.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree (accounting option)
  • CPA (K)/ACCA qualification
  • Must be conversant with Sun & Opera accounting systems.
  • At least 3 years ‘experience in direct supervision and management in hospitality industry.
  • Knowledge of insurance, employee benefits, claims and liability.
  • Ability to effectively lead a team of professionals
Application Process
 
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to: apply@kenyajobsconnection.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CIC Insurance Group wishes to recruit a high caliber individual in the position of General Manager - Medical Division

They will be part of the leadership team and will play an integral role in influencing and executing overall company strategy and plans.
 
Key Roles & Responsibilities
 
Responsible for the overall leadership and management of the medical business to ensure that the revenue growth and targets are achieved, that the products offered are competitive and that service delivery and customer service are delivered with utmost highest standards for profitability and business sustainability.
 
Prepare the five year strategic and the annual operating plans for the division and cascade the same to the team.
 
Develop, implement and continuously review technical, operational and administrative guidelines in Medical Underwriting, Claims and Business Development/Marketing.
 
Collect and analyse market information on medical insurance and make appropriate changes to plans and strategies and develop new products and benefit structures in keeping with customer requirements and market trends
 
Ability to apply medical knowledge (and clinical experience where appropriate) in product and service design, risk acceptance and the management of benefit utilization and claims.
 
Academic & Professional Experience
  • Graduate of Health Sciences (MBChB, BScN) with additional training in health insurance and health management. Postgraduate training in management (MBA/MPH/MHSM) is an added advantage.
  • ACII or equivalent qualification is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ experience with at least 5 in health Insurance, health systems or business management.
If you meet the above requirements and consider yourself up to the challenge, please email your application and a copy of your CV clearly indicating on the subject of your email the job Ref Number HRD-GMM-3/4/2013 to;
 
The Group Human Resources Manager
CIC Insurance Group Ltd 
P.O Box 59485-00200, 
Nairobi

Email to: gmrecruitment@cic.co.ke
 
For more information on this job, kindly visit our website: www.cic.co.ke.
 
The application should reach us by close of business on 17th April, 2013.
 
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
CIC Insurance Group wishes to recruit a high caliber individual in the position of General Manager - Medical Division

They will be part of the leadership team and will play an integral role in influencing and executing overall company strategy and plans.
 
Key Roles & Responsibilities
 
Responsible for the overall leadership and management of the medical business to ensure that the revenue growth and targets are achieved, that the products offered are competitive and that service delivery and customer service are delivered with utmost highest standards for profitability and business sustainability.
 
Prepare the five year strategic and the annual operating plans for the division and cascade the same to the team.
 
Develop, implement and continuously review technical, operational and administrative guidelines in Medical Underwriting, Claims and Business Development/Marketing.
 
Collect and analyse market information on medical insurance and make appropriate changes to plans and strategies and develop new products and benefit structures in keeping with customer requirements and market trends
 
Ability to apply medical knowledge (and clinical experience where appropriate) in product and service design, risk acceptance and the management of benefit utilization and claims.
 
Academic & Professional Experience
  • Graduate of Health Sciences (MBChB, BScN) with additional training in health insurance and health management. Postgraduate training in management (MBA/MPH/MHSM) is an added advantage.
  • ACII or equivalent qualification is an added advantage.
  • At least 10 years’ experience with at least 5 in health Insurance, health systems or business management.
If you meet the above requirements and consider yourself up to the challenge, please email your application and a copy of your CV clearly indicating on the subject of your email the job Ref Number HRD-GMM-3/4/2013 to;
 
The Group Human Resources Manager
CIC Insurance Group Ltd 
P.O Box 59485-00200, 
Nairobi

Email to: gmrecruitment@cic.co.ke
 
For more information on this job, kindly visit our website: www.cic.co.ke.
 
The application should reach us by close of business on 17th April, 2013.
 
Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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