The company is an internationally acclaimed social enterprise. 


They create jobs for talented youth who deliver high-quality content business process outsourcing services to clients globally.

The organization is now seeking a Chief Technology Officer, based in Nairobi but responsible for IT infrastructure and solutions development across its offices.  


The company currently has production centers in Kenya, Cambodia and Laos and may expand to additional countries in the coming several years.  


In addition there are US offices with some centralized hardware and systems.

The main responsibilities are:

  • Technology strategy and planning for: current operations, ambitious growth goals, changing customer needs and world technology trends.
  • Ensuring that the organization is in the forefront of new technologies; ensuring best practice in IT project management and implementation.
  • Leadership of the IT team which is responsible for IT infrastructure including networks, servers, storage, internet access, IT security,  software licenses etc; as well as group-wide systems for email, office productivity, file sharing, voice calling etc.
  • Leadership of the solutions development team which is responsible for supporting the organization’s production and sales teams, including creating software tools for its process automation and project delivery, including analytics for quality and productivity. In addition, this team is responsible for configuring, installing and supporting software at client sites related to the organization’s projects.
  • Overseeing the IT and Solutions Development Managers at country level to ensure they are able to meet their goals and develop their teams.

The ideal candidate will have

  • At least 10 years’ working experience of which:

  1. 3-5 years’ experience as a manager of IT or technical teams AND
  2. 3-5 years’ experience as a hands-on IT implementation person.  We are looking for someone who has worked in several area of IT eg networks, software development, web development, relational databases, data analytics.

  • Experience in setting policy and direction - or at least exposure at the C level presenting technology direction and solutions
  • Proven experience of delivering IT or technical projects on time as a manager or project manager
  • University degree in IT or related field.  Master’s in business or similar will be viewed favorably.
  • International experience – for international applicants, developing country experience is a must.  For local applicants, experience living/working/studying across cultures is required.
  • Excellent written and oral English communications
  • Leadership attributes and ability to work across teams to achieve the company’s overall goals
  • Mature and dependable; able to handle pressure and the unexpected
  • Can-do attitude and ability to operate with minimal supervision and guidance.
  • It will also be an advantage to have:

  1. Experience with companies in a growth phase
  2. Experience managing an IT infrastructure over multiple sites

Application procedure:
 

Applicants should email their applications attaching a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter indicating why they are interested in and qualified for the position and the names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities to a Search Committee. 


All communications relating to applications for this position should be addressed to email address: therecexpert@gmail.com. 


Applications should be received by 22nd April 2013. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 


On the subject matter of the email please indicate the position you are applying for.
The company is an internationally acclaimed social enterprise. 


They create jobs for talented youth who deliver high-quality content business process outsourcing services to clients globally.

The organization is now seeking a Chief Human Resources / Social Mission (HRSM) Officer to put the organization in the forefront of the growing Impact Sourcing markets, based in any one of the production centers, and responsible globally for all Human Resources functions across its offices, as well as the strategy and development of the Social Enterprise goals.  


The company currently has production centers in Kenya, Cambodia and Laos and may expand to additional countries in the coming several years. 

The main responsibilities are:

  • Strategy and planning for: recruitment and training programs, ambitious growth goals, changing customer needs and world social entrepreneurship trends, most notably Impact Sourcing.
  • Ensuring that the organization follows best practices in HR administration, follows applicable labor laws, sets fair benefits and compensations practices, leadership development, internal communication and cultural diversity.
  • Support decision making for expansion plans into new countries through investigation into the labor factors of each location.  (e.g. labor laws, education levels and opportunities, job market, available skills, culture, etc.)
  • Establish fair and transparent HR and Social Mission policies and update on an onging basis
  • Manage a diverse range of HR functions including Recruitment, Learning & Development, Performance Management, Compensation, Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Relations and HR Administration.
  • Develop and strengthen the organization’s Social Mission implementation, including evaluating university/college options in each country for their quality, practicability, appropriateness and cost as related to its staff of hundreds or thousands of high-school graduates for whom the organization is supporting their tertiary education.
  • Develop and implement a plan to maintain the morale, communication and effectiveness of the social enterprise based on strong internal communication and local leadership.
  • Leadership and mentorship of the local HR and Social mission teams which are responsible for day to day administration of the departments in each country with the aim of developing strong local leaders.

The ideal candidate will have

  • At least 10 years’ working experience of which:

  1. 3-5 years’ experience as a manager of Human resources AND
  2. 3-5 years’ experience in a training and development leadership role.

  • Experience in setting HR policy and direction, and practical work experience in a Social Enterprise, NGO or other type of social mission
  • Proven experience of delivering reliable support to a large production or service organization in a corporate environment
  • University degree in HR or related field.  Master’s in business or similar will be viewed favorably.
  • International experience –developing country experience is a must. 
  • Excellent written and oral English communications
  • Leadership attributes and ability to work across teams to achieve the company’s overall goals
  • Mature and dependable; able to handle pressure and the unexpected
  • Can-do attitude and ability to operate with minimal supervision and guidance.
  • It will also be an advantage to have:

  1. Experience with companies in a growth phase
  2. Experience managing HR or training and development programs over multiple sites

Application procedure:
 

Applicants should email their applications attaching a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter indicating why they are interested in and qualified for the position and the names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities to a Search Committee. 


All communications relating to applications for this position should be addressed to email address: therecexpert@gmail.com. 


Applications should be received by 22nd April 2013. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 


On the subject matter of the email please indicate the position you are applying for.
Our client is a non-governmental organisation that has been in operation for 10 years focusing on facilitating the development of information and communication technology infrastructure and capacity in educational and training institutions as well as community information access and resource centres access centres. 


The organisation is looking to recruit a Senior Accountant

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of books of accounts to final level i.e. Profit and Loss account and Balance Sheet.
  • Preparation of monthly management reports to the Directors.
  • Preparation of the annual budgets including the cash flow forecast and capital expenditure budget.
  • Oversee the preparation of the monthly VAT return and all other statutory returns including the filing and payment to the relevant bodies in time.
  • Reconciling of all accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Facilitation of the external audit.
  • Monitor daily cash flow and be pro-active in following up outstanding accounts receivables.
  • Assist in administrative duties.
  • Staff supervision

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting option
  • CPA 3
  • Conversant with Quickbooks
  • At least 5 years working experience
  • Managerial/ supervisory experience an added advantage
  • Human Resource Management experience an added advantage

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualifications and experience please send your CV and cover letter indicating your experience and suitability to the role so as not to reach us later than 12th April 2013. To alternatedoors@gmail.com
Position: Project Employee Relations Facilitator 


2 Positions
 

Location: Kwale
 

Under supervision of the HR Manager, The Employee Relations Facilitator will be the first point of contact for SML Contractors registration users to provide information and support on employee relations issues and to help ensure a fair and consistent approach to organizational policies and procedures, thus promoting a positive ER culture within the business, whilst minimizing risks.
 

This position is for a fixed term of twelve months during construction and commissioning.
 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To under guidance of the HR Manager provide support in delegated matters relating to employee relations.
  • To facilitate effective case management of people related issues as assigned.
  • To assist in the maintenance of relationships with the business to promote good employee relations across the organization.
  • Monitoring trends in employment practices for appropriate proactive action.
  • Ensuring consistency in employment practices and the employee experience throughout the Project phase.
  • Ensuring adherence to ER policy, procedure, and practices, influencing appropriate stakeholders to resolution and escalating issues to management and internal partners as appropriate.
  • Facilitation of constructive dialogue and resolution of workplace conflict.
  • Mitigating risk to the organization in resolving ER related issues.
  • Conducting internal investigation of ethics line complaints and other types of internal investigations requiring appropriate handling as needed.
  • Ensuring consistent interpretation and application of employment policy and practice in all aspects of the employment relationship.
  • Assist in ER case handling as assigned by the HR Manager.
  • Undertake periodic LRIMP and Contractor compliance audits.

Skills Required / Desired:

  • A degree in a business related/social science field.
  • A higher Diploma in Human Resources Management.
  • At least 6 years continuous HR generalist working experience, 3 of which should be in an ER role.
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills and ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management and across all functional areas.
  • Competent IT skills.
  • Good knowledge of Kenyan employment law, International best Practice.
  • Experience in working with Employee Councils in un-unionized employment will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of ER procedures and processes, extensive employee relations investigation experience.
  • Previous working experience in a multi-cultural, fast paced work environment is desirable.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented, multi-cultural environment.
  • Consistent demonstration of ownership and accountability (driven to ‘do the right thing’)

To apply, send your CV to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke before Friday 12th April 2013 indicating the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.
Position: Occupational Health & Safety Officer
 

Location: Kwale

Reporting to the Occupational Health & Safety Manager, the OHS Officer will be responsible for training staff and contractors in matters relating to Occupational Health and Safety as well as assisting with the implementation and follow-up with participants post training up to date advice OH& S matters for a fixed term of twelve months during construction and commissioning.


Key accountabilities include:

  • Conduct safety related inductions.
  • Prepare training reports.
  • Providing OHS information to the employees, contractors and visitors.
  • Collate and enter safety inspection reports into central data bases.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Hold a tertiary qualification. Proven experience in lieu of a tertiary qualification will be considered.
  • Have 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Be familiar with the legislative and statutory requirements of OH&S.
  • Possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work in a challenging environment with a multinational workforce with minimal supervision and high ethical standards.
  • Possess good computer skills.
  • Have ability to work in a team.
  • Hold a valid driving license+.

To apply, send your CV to recruitment@careerdirections.co.ke before Friday 12th April 2013 indicating the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.
Position: Emergency Response Officer
 

Location: Kwale
 

Our client, a Kenyan subsidiary of the Australian company is developing the globally significant Kwale Mineral Sands Project about 50km south of Mombasa. 


It is a creative resource company that places a strong emphasis on being part of the community in which it operates and on attracting and developing good people. 


We are looking for a Pragmatic and pro-active candidate with strong integrity and who work well in a team environment.
 

Role purpose and scope
 

Reporting to the Occupational Health and Safety Manager, the Emergency Response Officer will assist the OHS Manager in establishing, maintaining and operating best practice emergency response teams and equipment; and, emergency response readiness for the project.


Key accountabilities include:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of all Emergency Response policies, procedures and inspection schedules
  • Conduct Fire audits
  • Rescue vehicles, Emergency equipment and field response inventories are checked weekly
  • Check operation of all emergency equipment weekly
  • Ensure all fire incidents are fully investigated and recorded within the site safety data base in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Conduct Emergency Response, fire awareness and other associated training programs to continually develop ERT personnel.
  • Develop fire awareness training programs for other Departments, contractors and the community as required.
  • Ensure all ERT vehicles are in a state of ready response and are checked each shift and restored to full service after any usage.

Qualifications and experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in fire fighting and emergency response disciplines.
  • Successful completion of accredited emergency services training.
  • Current Kenyan heavy truck and car license essential.
  • Ability to operate a fire tender and pumps including foam systems without supervision.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work in a challenging environment with a multinational workforce with minimal supervision and high ethical standards.
  • The ability to build/work in a harmonious work team.
  • Ability to write reports and have good computer skills in Word & Excel.
  • Proven self-management and supervisory skills.
  • Good demonstrable skills in radio / telephone procedures.

To apply, send your CV to recruitment@careerdirections.co.ke before Friday 12th April 2013 indicating the position applied for and the minimum salary expectation on the subject line.
Position: Director of Nursing & Clinical Programmes
 

Location: Nairobi
 

Our client, a leading hospital in Nairobi with various branches in Kenya seek to recruit a Director of Nursing and Clinical Programmer. 


The ideal candidates should have suitable ethics in line of duty geared towards responsibilities benefiting humankind.
 

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Chief Nursing and Clinical Programmes Officer, the Director, Nursing & Clinical Programmes will oversee the Nursing Services Division and the Surgery; Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health; Ambulatory and Medicine programmes.
 

S/he will lead the formulation and implementation of policies and the preparation of annual capital, operational and staffing budgets of the Division.
 

S/he will ensure the effective use of resources for all areas of responsibility and monitor the quality of services provided against performance indicators thereby enhancing the provision of quality care to the patients.
 

Working closely with the Director, Nursing Practice, the incumbent will assist in identifying areas of improvement in nursing practice, initiate systematic studies and implement effective solutions.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have an MSc in Nursing,
  • 8-10 years of relevant management experience in a Hospital and/or international health organization.
  • A Doctorate degree (PhD) will be an added advantage.
  • S/he should be an effective decision maker who promotes a patient centered approach and has the ability to positively interact with and influence healthcare practitioners.
  • Candidates must be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya.

To apply, send your CV Only to recruitment@careerdirections.co.ke  before Saturday 13th April, 2013 clearly indicating the position applied for and minimum salary expectation on the subject line.
Position: Administrative Director, Laboratory
 

Location: Nairobi
 

Our client, a leading hospital in Nairobi with various branches in Kenya seek to recruit an Administrative Director, Laboratory. 


The ideal candidates should have suitable ethics in line of duty geared towards responsibilities benefiting humankind.
 

Key Responsibilities
 

The Administrative Director, Laboratory will be responsible for:

  • Development and application of quality management methods against performance indicators, within the Laboratory, including practice guidelines and audits.
  • The incumbent will work with relevant stakeholders to develop new services.
  • S/he will lead the formulation and implementation of policies and the preparation of annual capital, operational and staffing budgets of the Laboratory.
  • S/he will ensure the productive and cost effective utilization of human, material and capital resources in the provision of various services.

Qualifications:

  • MSc in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • 8-10 years of management experience, including a minimum of 5 years as a Senior Technologist in a busy Laboratory.
  • Must be registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory and Technicians Board.

To apply, send your CV Only to recruitment@careerdirections.co.ke  before Saturday 13th April, 2013 clearly indicating the position applied for and minimum salary expectation on the subject line.
Creative Writer / Content Developer / Document Specialist
 

CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya, supported by MasterCard Foundation, is established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures.

The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support.
 

About the position
 

Successful candidate will be based at CAP offices in Westland’s with occasional travel to the field to collect information. 


He/she will be tasked to develop content for website, develop newsletters, develop articles prepare presentations.


Job Responsibilities

  • Using the written word to express ideas or tell a story.
  • Process and Documentation Management.
  • Create content using various multimedia formats that can be read, listened to, or viewed onscreen.
  • Develop original content for short stories and case studies.
  • Write content for magazines, journals, newsletters, and blogs.
  • Develop scripted material for the Web and other communication devices.
  • Fostering the creation of local factsheets.
  • Sourcing relevant local content.
  • responsible for the social media strategy in the company
  • Write outlines and rough drafts.
  • Appropriately source and cite resources.
  • Edit content for correct spelling and grammar.
  • Competencies Required:
  • Highly innovative and a strong communicator.
  • Organized and analytical, and understand how to use computer programs related to their work, such as Illustrator or Photoshop.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle diverse tasks simultaneously using prioritization.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent Presentation skills.
  • Dynamism, creativity and flexibility.
  • Experience in content creation.

Requirements

  • Strong computer skills in CorelDraw, PageMaker, Photoshop, publisher and other DTP software.
  • Must have experience developing electronic newsletter, progress reports, process documentation, web site content development, brochures and case studies.
  • Past NGO experience is desirable.
  • Skills and passion in photography.
  • Well versed with Photoshop, Publisher and Page Maker
  • Well versed in Social Media Management
  • Must possess the right skills, knowledge and attitude.
  • Strong portfolio of artwork.
  • Experience in content management is desirable.
  • Past experience as a blogger will be an added advantage.
  • Young person aged 25 to 30 years of age.
  • Degree in journalism/ mass communication/ Public Relations/Marketing.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, while ensuring that project deliverables are on track according to the organization’s identified needs.

How to apply
 

To express interest in this opportunity, send your CV to hrcapyei@gmail.com by 15th April 2013.


Cover letter should be pasted on the body of the email and not as an attachment. 


Applicants are required to quote their current and expected salary. 


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
CAP Youth Empowerment Institute Kenya, is supported by MasterCard Foundation, was established to provide Basic Employability Skills Training (BEST) for disadvantaged youth in the society with particular focus on women to get equitable, qualitative learning and access to promising labour market oriented opportunities, savings and credit that support their pathways to safe and positive futures.


The key purpose of the organization is to assist 10,000 disadvantaged youth to make informed choices, develop labour-market oriented employability skills and access job placements, savings and enterprise development support.

About the position


Successful candidate will be based in our Nairobi Centre as a Customer Relations and Sales Trainer


Successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Nairobi. 


The right candidate must be self-driven who can work with minimal Supervision.

Job Responsibilities

  • We are looking for people who have pride, passion and energy, but mostly love TEACHING.
  • Take responsibility for the quality of teaching delivered.
  • Guidance and skills development to ensure that standards are maintained and improved.
  • To act as a personal tutor to CAP students.
  • Developing, customizing and Delivering Sales and Marketing curriculum.
  • Assist students get internships and placements.
  • Link the youth with potential employers.
  • Adequately equipping the students with Sales/Marketing/Customer Relations skills.
  • Assist in the design and preparation of materials, resources and information to be used in respect of programmed delivery.
  • Carry out monitoring, guidance, support and mentoring of the learners and take action as required.

Competencies required

  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle diverse tasks simultaneously using prioritization.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and motivational skills.
  • Excellent Presentation skills.
  • Dynamism, creativity and flexibility.
  • Networking skills a must.
  • Must be flexible.

Requirements

  • One (1) year working experience in Sales/Marketing, Customer Relations, PR.
  • Past experience as a Trainer is desirable.
  • Must be mature and with the right attitude.
  • Must have relevant training in Sales/Marketing/Customer Relations.
  • Aged 25 to 33 years.
  • Must be passionate about working with young people.
  • Degree in PR, Marketing, Mass media, Customer relations.

How to apply
 

To express interest in this opportunity, send your CV to hrcapyei@gmail.com by 15h April 2013.


Cover letter should be pasted on the body of the email and not as an attachment. 


Applicants are required to quote their current and expected salary. 


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Murang’a University College (MRUC)
 

(A Constituent College of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)
 

Vacancies Announcement

Murang’a University College (MRUC), the successor to the Murang’a College of Technology (MCT), was established by the Kenya Government through The Murang’a University College Order, Legal Notice No. 129 of September 2011 as a constituent college of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.


The University College aims at becoming a world class university of technology specializing in innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering.
 

The University College is located in Murang’a town in Murang’a County. The University College Council seeks to appoint suitable candidates for the following positions;

Academic Staff
 

The positions available are in the following Faculties;

School of Business and Economics
 

Commerce Department

  • Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/4/3/13
  • Associate Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/5/3/13
  • Senior Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/6/3/13
  • Assistant Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/7/3/13

Human Resource Department

  • Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/8/3/13
  • Associate Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/9/3/13
  • Senior Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/10/3/13
  • Assistant Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/11/3/13

Business Information Technology Department

  • Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/12/3/13
  • Associate Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/13/3/13
  • Senior Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/14/3/13
  • Assistant Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/15/3/13

School of Tourism and Hospitality
 

Hospitality Management Department

  • Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/16/3/13
  • Associate Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/17/3/13
  • Senior Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/18/3/13
  • Assistant Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/19/3/13

School of Computer Science
 

Information Technology Department

  • Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/20/3/13
  • Associate Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/21/3/13
  • Senior Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/22/3/13
  • Assistant Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/23/3/13
  • Registrar - Grade 15 (1 Position) MRUC/NT/24/3/13

The applicant must have:

  • A Masters degree in Public Administration or other relevant Management area from a recognized institution or,
  • Candidates will be required to have worked for at least five (5) years in Grade 14
  • All applicants should be conversant with modern management techniques including relevant aspects of information technology.
  • Candidates with a Ph. D in a relevant field and relevant experience shall have an added advantage.

Finance Officer 


Grade 15 


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/25/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Masters degree in Accounting plus CPA (K) or,
  • CPA (K) plus MBA
  • Candidates will be required to have worked for at least five (5) years in Grade 14
  • Candidates with a Ph. D in a relevant field and relevant experience shall have an added advantage.

Legal Officer


Grade 11


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/26/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Masters degree in Law or,
  • A Bachelors degree in Law with five (5) years experience in Grade 10 or a comparable position,
  • Must be an Advocate of the High Court
  • Must be registered with LSK

Senior Librarian Assistant I 


Grade 10 


1 Position


Ref:
MRUC/NT/27/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • Masters degree in Library and Information Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution or,
  • Bachelors degree in Library and Information Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution with five (5) years experience in grade 9 or comparable position or
  • Higher Diploma in Library and Information Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution with five (5) years experience in grade 9 or comparable position.

Senior Assistant Accountant II 


Grade 10
 

1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/28/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting Option) plus CPA II or its acceptable equivalent and five (5) years experience in grade 9.
  • Computers proficiency and especially accounting based applications.

Senior Assistant Accountant III (Payroll) 


Grade


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/29/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting Option) plus CPA II or its acceptable equivalent and five (5) years experience in grade 8.
  • Knowledge of payroll systems
  • Computers proficiency and especially accounting based applications.

 Senior Assistant Accountant III (Pension)


Grade 9


1 Position


Ref:
MRUC/NT/30/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree (Insurance) or Degree in Actuarial Science
  • At least three years experience in retirement benefits administration
  • Experience in use of fund master system will be an added advantage
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Assistant Accountant 


Grade 8


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/31/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting Option) or its equivalent or any other acceptable professional accountancy qualification by virtue of which the holder is exempted from Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) examinations.
  • Knowledge in Computers and especially accounting based applications.

Assistant Estates Manager 


Grade 11


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/32/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Masters degree in a relevant field with three (3) years experience in Grade 10 or a comparable position.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Senior Administrative Assistant II (Council Secretariat)
 

1 Position


Grade 10 


Ref: MRUC/NT/33/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Public Administration or any other Management area,
  • Five (5) years experience in Grade 9 or a comparable position
  • Computer literate,
  • Knowledge of operations of University Councils shall be an added advantage.

Senior Administrative Assistant II (Examinations) 


1 Position
 

Grade 10 


Ref: MRUC/NT/34/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Public Administration or any other Management area,
  • Five (5) years experience in Grade 9 or a comparable position
  • Computer literate,
  • Knowledge of workings of an examination office shall be an added advantage.

Senior Administrative Assistant III 


1 Position


Grade 9
 

Ref: MRUC/NT/35/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Public Administration or any other Management area,
  • Five (5) years experience in Grade 9 or a comparable position
  • Computer literate.

Administrative Assistant (Admissions) 


1 Position


Grade 8
 

Ref: MRUC/NT/36/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Public Administration or any other Management area,
  • Computer literate,
  • Knowledge of workings of a University admissions office shall be an added advantage.

Systems Administrator


Grade 10


1 Position


Ref:
MRUC/NT/37/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Technology from a recognized Institution,
  • Five (5) years experience in a computer laboratory preferably in a University College,
  • Familiar with networking software NTx, Linux, Windows XP Server, Windows NT and Major PC based applications.

Executive Secretary 


Grade 12


1 Position


Ref:
MRUC/NT/38/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Bachelors degree in Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualifications
  • A typing and shorthand speed of 50/120 words per minute
  • At least five (5) years experience at Grade 11 or its equivalent in a busy environment.

Executive Secretary


Grade 11


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/39/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Bachelors degree in Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualifications
  • A typing and shorthand speed of 50/120 words per minute
  • At least five (5) years experience at Grade 10 or its equivalent in a busy environment.

Secretary 


Grade 9


3 Positions


Ref: MRUC/NT/40/3/13


The applicant must have

  • A Bachelors degree in Secretarial Studies or its equivalent
  • A typing and shorthand speed of 50/120 words per minute
  • At least five (5) years experience at Grade 8 or its equivalent in a busy environment
  • Holders of a Bachelors degree in other areas of specialization and have a certificate in full secretarial course will be considered

Secretary 


Grade 8


8 Positions


Ref: MRUC/NT/41/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Bachelors degree in Secretarial Studies or its equivalent
  • A typing and shorthand speed of 50/120 words per minute
  • At least five (5) years experience at Grade 7 or its equivalent in a busy environment.
  • Holders of a Bachelors degree in other areas of specialization and have a certificate in full secretarial course will be considered

Senior Record Clerk II 


Grade 6


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/42/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • Diploma in Records Management or relevant field
  • Five (5) years experience in Grade 5 preferably in an institution of higher learning
  • Computer Literate

Record Clerk


Grade 5


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/43/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • Diploma in Records Management or relevant field
  • Computer Literate

Senior Clinical Officer II 


Grade 11


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/44/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Bachelors degree in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or Higher National Diploma in clinical Medicine or a related area of specialization from recognized institutions with five (5) years experience in Grade 9 or its equivalent
  • Must be registered as a Clinical Officer with Clinical Officers Council
  • Evidence of continuing medical education will be an added advantage

Nursing Officer II 


Grade 9 


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/45/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from a recognized University and be registered with Kenya Nursing Council or
  • Five (5) years experience at Grade 8 or a comparable position

Pharmaceutical Technologist I 


Grade 8


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/46/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Higher National Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Registered with the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board or
  • A Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized Medical Training College or its equivalent and Five (5) years experience at Grade 7 or equivalent

Senior Medical Records 


Grade


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/48/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A KCSE Certificate or equivalent
  • A Medical Records Technician certificate
  • At least five (5) years working experience

Patient Attendant II 


Grade


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/49/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A KCSE Certificate or equivalent
  • Undertaken professional training in Nurse Aide lasting at least six (6) months
  • Five (5) years experience at Grade 3 or its equivalent

Senior Driver 


Grade 10 


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/50/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A KCSE Certificate or equivalent
  • A Clean valid driving license Class A B C E and PSV license
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • Five (5) years driving experience as a Senior Driver or comparable position, three of which must be accident free
  • A Certificate in First Aid from a recognized institution
  • Occupational Trade Test I for drivers
  • A Suitability Test for Drivers from the relevant Government Ministry
  • Defensive V.I.P. Training
  • Public Relations Training.

Senior Driver I 


Grade


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/51/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A KCSE Certificate or equivalent
  • A Clean valid driving license Class A B C E and PSV license
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • Five (5) years driving experience in Grade 7 or comparable position, three of which must be accident free
  • A Certificate in First Aid from a recognized institution
  • Occupational Trade Test I for drivers
  • A Suitability Test for Drivers from the relevant Government Ministry
  • Defensive V.I.P. Training
  • Public Relations Training.

Senior Driver III 


Grade 4


3 Positions


Ref: MRUC/NT/52/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A KCSE Certificate or equivalent,
  • A Clean valid driving license Class A B C E and PSV license,
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • Five (5) years driving experience in Grade 3 or comparable position,
  • A Certificate in First Aid from a recognized institution,
  • Occupational Trade Test II for drivers,
  • Public Relations Training.

Applicants should submit seven (7) detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, e-mail addresses, telephone contacts and names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three referees to the address below quoting the Reference number on or before 19th April 2013.


Principal, University College Council
Murang’a University College
P. O. Box 75 -10200
Murang’a
 

Email: principal@mruc.ac.ke
 

Murang’a University College is an equal opportunity employer.

Murang’a University College (MRUC)
 

(A Constituent College of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)
 

Vacancies Announcement

Murang’a University College (MRUC), the successor to the Murang’a College of Technology (MCT), was established by the Kenya Government through The Murang’a University College Order, Legal Notice No. 129 of September 2011 as a constituent college of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.


The University College aims at becoming a world class university of technology specializing in innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering.
 

The University College is located in Murang’a town in Murang’a County. The University College Council seeks to appoint suitable candidates for the following positions;

Academic Staff
 

The positions available are in the following Faculties;

School of Business and Economics
 

Commerce Department

  • Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/4/3/13
  • Associate Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/5/3/13
  • Senior Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/6/3/13
  • Assistant Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/7/3/13

Human Resource Department

  • Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/8/3/13
  • Associate Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/9/3/13
  • Senior Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/10/3/13
  • Assistant Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/11/3/13

Business Information Technology Department

  • Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/12/3/13
  • Associate Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/13/3/13
  • Senior Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/14/3/13
  • Assistant Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/15/3/13

School of Tourism and Hospitality
 

Hospitality Management Department

  • Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/16/3/13
  • Associate Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/17/3/13
  • Senior Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/18/3/13
  • Assistant Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/19/3/13

School of Computer Science
 

Information Technology Department

  • Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/20/3/13
  • Associate Professor (1 Position); MRUC/ACA/21/3/13
  • Senior Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/22/3/13
  • Assistant Lecturer (2 Positions); MRUC/ACA/23/3/13
  • Registrar - Grade 15 (1 Position) MRUC/NT/24/3/13

The applicant must have:

  • A Masters degree in Public Administration or other relevant Management area from a recognized institution or,
  • Candidates will be required to have worked for at least five (5) years in Grade 14
  • All applicants should be conversant with modern management techniques including relevant aspects of information technology.
  • Candidates with a Ph. D in a relevant field and relevant experience shall have an added advantage.

Finance Officer 


Grade 15 


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/25/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Masters degree in Accounting plus CPA (K) or,
  • CPA (K) plus MBA
  • Candidates will be required to have worked for at least five (5) years in Grade 14
  • Candidates with a Ph. D in a relevant field and relevant experience shall have an added advantage.

Legal Officer


Grade 11


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/26/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Masters degree in Law or,
  • A Bachelors degree in Law with five (5) years experience in Grade 10 or a comparable position,
  • Must be an Advocate of the High Court
  • Must be registered with LSK

Senior Librarian Assistant I 


Grade 10 


1 Position


Ref:
MRUC/NT/27/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • Masters degree in Library and Information Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution or,
  • Bachelors degree in Library and Information Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution with five (5) years experience in grade 9 or comparable position or
  • Higher Diploma in Library and Information Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution with five (5) years experience in grade 9 or comparable position.

Senior Assistant Accountant II 


Grade 10
 

1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/28/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting Option) plus CPA II or its acceptable equivalent and five (5) years experience in grade 9.
  • Computers proficiency and especially accounting based applications.

Senior Assistant Accountant III (Payroll) 


Grade


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/29/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting Option) plus CPA II or its acceptable equivalent and five (5) years experience in grade 8.
  • Knowledge of payroll systems
  • Computers proficiency and especially accounting based applications.

 Senior Assistant Accountant III (Pension)


Grade 9


1 Position


Ref:
MRUC/NT/30/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree (Insurance) or Degree in Actuarial Science
  • At least three years experience in retirement benefits administration
  • Experience in use of fund master system will be an added advantage
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Assistant Accountant 


Grade 8


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/31/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree (Accounting Option) or its equivalent or any other acceptable professional accountancy qualification by virtue of which the holder is exempted from Part II of the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) examinations.
  • Knowledge in Computers and especially accounting based applications.

Assistant Estates Manager 


Grade 11


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/32/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Masters degree in a relevant field with three (3) years experience in Grade 10 or a comparable position.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

Senior Administrative Assistant II (Council Secretariat)
 

1 Position


Grade 10 


Ref: MRUC/NT/33/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Public Administration or any other Management area,
  • Five (5) years experience in Grade 9 or a comparable position
  • Computer literate,
  • Knowledge of operations of University Councils shall be an added advantage.

Senior Administrative Assistant II (Examinations) 


1 Position
 

Grade 10 


Ref: MRUC/NT/34/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Public Administration or any other Management area,
  • Five (5) years experience in Grade 9 or a comparable position
  • Computer literate,
  • Knowledge of workings of an examination office shall be an added advantage.

Senior Administrative Assistant III 


1 Position


Grade 9
 

Ref: MRUC/NT/35/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Public Administration or any other Management area,
  • Five (5) years experience in Grade 9 or a comparable position
  • Computer literate.

Administrative Assistant (Admissions) 


1 Position


Grade 8
 

Ref: MRUC/NT/36/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or Public Administration or any other Management area,
  • Computer literate,
  • Knowledge of workings of a University admissions office shall be an added advantage.

Systems Administrator


Grade 10


1 Position


Ref:
MRUC/NT/37/3/13
 

The applicant must have:

  • A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Technology from a recognized Institution,
  • Five (5) years experience in a computer laboratory preferably in a University College,
  • Familiar with networking software NTx, Linux, Windows XP Server, Windows NT and Major PC based applications.

Executive Secretary 


Grade 12


1 Position


Ref:
MRUC/NT/38/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Bachelors degree in Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualifications
  • A typing and shorthand speed of 50/120 words per minute
  • At least five (5) years experience at Grade 11 or its equivalent in a busy environment.

Executive Secretary


Grade 11


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/39/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Bachelors degree in Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualifications
  • A typing and shorthand speed of 50/120 words per minute
  • At least five (5) years experience at Grade 10 or its equivalent in a busy environment.

Secretary 


Grade 9


3 Positions


Ref: MRUC/NT/40/3/13


The applicant must have

  • A Bachelors degree in Secretarial Studies or its equivalent
  • A typing and shorthand speed of 50/120 words per minute
  • At least five (5) years experience at Grade 8 or its equivalent in a busy environment
  • Holders of a Bachelors degree in other areas of specialization and have a certificate in full secretarial course will be considered

Secretary 


Grade 8


8 Positions


Ref: MRUC/NT/41/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Bachelors degree in Secretarial Studies or its equivalent
  • A typing and shorthand speed of 50/120 words per minute
  • At least five (5) years experience at Grade 7 or its equivalent in a busy environment.
  • Holders of a Bachelors degree in other areas of specialization and have a certificate in full secretarial course will be considered

Senior Record Clerk II 


Grade 6


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/42/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • Diploma in Records Management or relevant field
  • Five (5) years experience in Grade 5 preferably in an institution of higher learning
  • Computer Literate

Record Clerk


Grade 5


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/43/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • Diploma in Records Management or relevant field
  • Computer Literate

Senior Clinical Officer II 


Grade 11


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/44/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Bachelors degree in Clinical Medicine and Community Health or Higher National Diploma in clinical Medicine or a related area of specialization from recognized institutions with five (5) years experience in Grade 9 or its equivalent
  • Must be registered as a Clinical Officer with Clinical Officers Council
  • Evidence of continuing medical education will be an added advantage

Nursing Officer II 


Grade 9 


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/45/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from a recognized University and be registered with Kenya Nursing Council or
  • Five (5) years experience at Grade 8 or a comparable position

Pharmaceutical Technologist I 


Grade 8


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/46/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A Higher National Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Registered with the Kenya Pharmacy and Poisons Board or
  • A Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology from a recognized Medical Training College or its equivalent and Five (5) years experience at Grade 7 or equivalent

Senior Medical Records 


Grade


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/48/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A KCSE Certificate or equivalent
  • A Medical Records Technician certificate
  • At least five (5) years working experience

Patient Attendant II 


Grade


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/49/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A KCSE Certificate or equivalent
  • Undertaken professional training in Nurse Aide lasting at least six (6) months
  • Five (5) years experience at Grade 3 or its equivalent

Senior Driver 


Grade 10 


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/50/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A KCSE Certificate or equivalent
  • A Clean valid driving license Class A B C E and PSV license
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • Five (5) years driving experience as a Senior Driver or comparable position, three of which must be accident free
  • A Certificate in First Aid from a recognized institution
  • Occupational Trade Test I for drivers
  • A Suitability Test for Drivers from the relevant Government Ministry
  • Defensive V.I.P. Training
  • Public Relations Training.

Senior Driver I 


Grade


1 Position


Ref: MRUC/NT/51/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A KCSE Certificate or equivalent
  • A Clean valid driving license Class A B C E and PSV license
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • Five (5) years driving experience in Grade 7 or comparable position, three of which must be accident free
  • A Certificate in First Aid from a recognized institution
  • Occupational Trade Test I for drivers
  • A Suitability Test for Drivers from the relevant Government Ministry
  • Defensive V.I.P. Training
  • Public Relations Training.

Senior Driver III 


Grade 4


3 Positions


Ref: MRUC/NT/52/3/13
 

The applicant must have

  • A KCSE Certificate or equivalent,
  • A Clean valid driving license Class A B C E and PSV license,
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  • Five (5) years driving experience in Grade 3 or comparable position,
  • A Certificate in First Aid from a recognized institution,
  • Occupational Trade Test II for drivers,
  • Public Relations Training.

Applicants should submit seven (7) detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, e-mail addresses, telephone contacts and names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three referees to the address below quoting the Reference number on or before 19th April 2013.


Principal, University College Council
Murang’a University College
P. O. Box 75 -10200
Murang’a
 

Email: principal@mruc.ac.ke
 

Murang’a University College is an equal opportunity employer.

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