The B.O.G MaryHill Girls high School intends to employ the services of a qualified and experienced Clerk of Works for an upcoming school development project.
 

Duties and Responsibilities
 

1.0 Supervise construction Works on behalf of the client to ensure quality of construction and timely completion of works.
 

2.0 Coordinate the acquisition of quality building materials as required on time.
 

3.0 Maintain a building Log book for daily progress reporting and a building instruction book for instruction recording.
 

4.0 Provide periodically, a schedule of materials for works as per Contract documents.
 

5.0 Be conversant with health and safety legislation and bring any shortfall observed to the attention of the client.
 

Qualifications

  • Either a Higher National Diploma from a recognised institution in building Construction, Civil Engineering or Architecture with at least 10years of experience in supervision of large construction works 
  • or a National Diploma in a similar fields but with a minimum of 15 years experience in supervision of large construction works. 

Interested candidates should send their handwritten applications including a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of academic certificates and testimonials, names of at least 3 referees, telephone contact and email addresses to to reach the undersigned on or before Wednesday 8th May 2013.


The Secretary B.O.G
Maryhill Girls High School
P.O. Box 9-01000, 

Thika
Broiler Contract Growers wanted


in Machakos, Kitengela and Kajiado areas 


call 0721859584
 

Maize Wanted
 

Call 0733974253
 

Experienced Staff required
 

for automatic poultry processing plant. 


email: zkarega@gmail.com

As a world leading company in food processing and packaging, Tetra Pak’s motto U PROTECTS WHAT’S GOOD”TM reflects the philosophy upon which we conduct our business in order to make food safe and available, everywhere. 


Operating in more than 165 markets with over 20,000 employees, Tetra Pak believes in responsible industry leadership, creating profitable growth in harmony with good corporate citizenship and a sustainable approach to business. 


We work closely with our suppliers and customers on preferred processing and packaging solutions to provide convenient, innovative and environmentally sound products to millions of people worldwide.
 

Technical Maintenance Engineer 


2 Positions


Job: Technical Service
 

Primary Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 

Scope of the Job
 

The jobholders, who will report to the Field Service Manager, will work directly with customers on maximizing system performance of all packaging and processing equipment installed base through our Technical Sales and Services (TSS) portfolio offerings. 


They will also support the growth of the processing business in partnership with the sales team on existing installed base and project execution during project installation phase and implementation.

Main Responsibilities

  • Install, commission, and automate processing equipment.
  • Install commission and automate packaging equipment.
  • De- installation of processing, packaging and Distribution Equipment system.
  • Troubles-shoot and resolve machine and equipment malfunctions.
  • Carry out planned and breakdown maintenance service on processing and filling machines both locally and abroad.
  • Audit customer equipment and recommend corrective measures such as replacement of worn out parts.
  • Carry out machine upgrades to match technological changes.
  • Trouble- shoot problems at customers’ premises as regards product spoilage and packaging material complaints.
  • Initiate sales of equipment and equipment spare parts to customers.
  • Train customers’ technical personnel and machine operators on the use of Tetra Pak equipment and general dairy technology-during installation, basic operation instructions
  • Train Field Service Quality Assurance personnel on quality assurance (on the job).
  • De- install processing, packaging and Distribution Equipment system.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Knowledge with practical use of MS Word, MS PowerPoint and Excel.
  • 3-5 years experience in mechanical and electrical and/or maintenance of processing equipment and other related capital equipment maintenance
  • Involving all levels of complexity including trouble shooting
  • Knowledge of PLC programming and electrical trouble shooting is necessary
  • Work experience in a liquid food, chemical, beverage or brewery processing systems installation and service.(will be an added advantage).

How to apply


The Standard Group comprises, The Standard Newspapers, Game Yetu, The County Weekly, Nairobian, KTN, Radio Maisha, PDS, Standard Digital and Think Outdoor Services. 


The Group is looking for highly motivated, qualified, experienced and reputable team players to fill the following position:

Business Executive - KTN

The Business Executives will be charged with selling advertising for KTN and providing effective services to clients so as to maximize advertising sales volumes.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Achieving set annual and monthly targets for multimedia advertising sales
  • To increase advertising opportunities for KTN which will translate to higher revenues
  • To deliver high quality customer service to clients
  • To support, maintain and grow business contacts with both the existing and potential advertising clients and agents.
  • Develop strategy to increase sales volumes and market share

Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business related field.
  • Professional diploma qualification in Marketing
  • Full competence in presentation skills is required
  • Experience of 2 years preferably in media sales
  • Verbal and written communication skills

If you possess the above qualifications and the drive to meet the challenges, visit our website  www.standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment to browse through the current Openings/Vacancies and apply not later than 4th May 2013.

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


The Standard Group is an equal opportunity employer.
The Next Big Thing on Television

The Standard Group is a leading multi-media house and the home of the best TV talent in Kenya.
 

We are looking for highly motivated, authoritative personalities with excellent communication skills to become Kenya’s next leading anchors.
 

The candidates we are looking for should have:

  • Clear diction
  • A good command of the English language
  • Clear presentation and articulation skills
  • A Bachelors’ degree
  • Interest in current affairs and international news

Interested candidates should send their detailed curriculum vitae and a demo CD to the address below not
later than 12th May 2013.
 

The Human Resources Director
The Standard Group Limited
P.O. Box 30080-00100
Nairobi
 

You can also visit www.standardmedia.co.ke/recruitment and upload your application.
The Privatization Commission is a State Corporation established under Section 3 of the Privatization Act, 2005 which is mandated to formulate, manage, and implement the Privatization Programme. 


The Commission invites applications from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the following positions:


Transactions Manager


Job Ref: PC/HRM/13/4/2012-13 


Grade: PC 3
 

Responsible To: Chief Manager, Transactions 


Vacant Positions: Two
 

Reporting to the Chief Manager, Transactions, key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring timely implementation of transactions assigned;
  • Creating awareness, publicity and advocacy to galvanize support for the Privatization Programme;
  • Creating and maintaining strong relationships and communications linkages with key stakeholders;
  • Monitoring and evaluating all aspects central to the execution of the transactions assigned;
  • Providing secretarial, logistical and coordination services to all transactions assigned;
  • Preparing transaction action plans, and the associated budgets;
  • Identifying required advisory services, developing TORs for advisory assignments and coordinating the procurement processes;
  • Monitoring privatization transactions and ensuring that data required for demonstrating transaction impact and lessons learned is collected, analyzed and integrated into transaction monitoring and evaluation system;
  • Conducting research on topical issues relevant to privatization programmes;
  • Leading assignments to develop specific technical papers/presentations, manuals and training materials as required; and
  • Any other functions as may be assigned from time to time.

Desirable qualifications, knowledge and experience
 

To qualify for this position, applicants must have the following:

  • Degree in Commerce, Finance or Economics from a recognized University or equivalent qualifications;
  • At least five (5) years progressive top level experience in transaction management or related fields;
  • Be a visionary, self-driven individual with outstanding knowledge and experience in planning and implementation of transactions;
  • Outstanding managerial and organizational skills and be able to lead and manage result oriented teams;
  • A clean track record of honesty and integrity;
  • Excellent negotiation, interpersonal and team work skills;
  • Strong leadership skills and sound judgment to interpret, analyze and resolve operational problems; and
  • Clear understanding of the investment and development needs of the country.
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.

Transaction Officer


Job Ref: PC/HRM/14/4/2012-13
 

Responsible To: Transaction Manager 


Vacant Position: Two
 

Reporting to the Transaction Manager, the position is responsible for:

  • Verifying invoices sent by consultants before payment by the Accounts department;
  • Provision of secretarial, logistical and coordination services for the assigned transactions;
  • Conducting research on topical issues relevant to privatization programmes;
  • Developing technical papers/presentations, manuals and training materials;
  • Undertaking transactions impact analysis;
  • Assisting in preparing transaction action plans and the associated budgets; and
  • Any other functions as may be assigned from time to time.

Ideal qualifications, knowledge and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance or Economics from a recognized University, or equivalent qualifications;
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills;
  • At least three (3) years progressive experience in transaction management or related field;
  • Proficiency in MS office and ability to undertake research work; and
  • Excellent negotiation, interpersonal and team work skills.

Risk and Compliance Manager


Job Ref: PC/HRM/15/4/2012-13 


Grade: PC 3
 

Responsible To: Executive Director/CEO


Vacant Position: One
 

Reporting to the Executive Director/CEO, the Risk and compliance Manager will aim at managing enterprise - wide risks as well as ensuring compliance of the organization with various statutory and operational requirements. Key functions will include:-

  • Facilitating outsourcing of internal audit function and overseeing the operations of the outsourced internal audit function; a Formulation and implementation of Commission’s risk, governance and compliance framework, policies and procedures;
  • Ensuring that the principles and requirements of managing risk are consistently adopted throughout the Commission in its realization of business objectives and continual development;
  • Review of the Commission’s operational procedures, systems, practices and records to ensure conformity with laws, regulations and policies;
  • Liaising with departmental heads to ensure audit, risk and compliance findings and recommendations are effectively implemented;
  • Ensuring that all strategic and tactical decisions appropriately consider risk, compliance and associated regulations and facilitate the inclusion of risk/risk acceptance in the decision making process;
  • Analysis of key risks and support management to deliver adequate mitigating controls and actions;
  • Facilitating capacity building for employees to ensure that all have a good understanding of risk and compliance issues;
  • Facilitating annual Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) within the Commission;
  • Overseeing and coordination of ISO Compliance Programmes and activities within the Commission;
  • Ensuring compliance of the Commission with statutory and ISO requirements;
  • Assessing internal controls to ensure adherence to established policies, procedures, practices and systems in order to mitigate any business and operational risks;
  • Liaising with external auditors on the annual audits and ensuring that the reports are implemented; and
  • Evaluation of the Commission’s performance and recommending changes to improve operational efficiency.
  • Any other functions as may be assigned from time to time.

Ideal qualifications, knowledge and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Administration or Economics from a recognized University, or equivalent qualifications;
  • At least five (5) years of professional experience ideally within the compliance, risk or audit field in a computerized environment (experience in a transaction related environment will be an added advantage);
  • Confident and assertive manner in dealing with and influencing peers, senior and executive management;
  • Ability to perform analysis to challenge the process and control environment;
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a target focused environment and drive change where required
  • Good level of presentation skills and report writing skills
  • Must have a high degree of integrity and dependability;
  • Have good interpersonal relations, communication and computer skills; and
  • A Master’s Degree will be an added advantage.

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities in the above role, please submit your application with a detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and day time telephone number by hand, courier, or post so as to reach the undersigned by close of business on 14th May 2013. 


Applications can also be sent by email to info@pc.go.ke. 


Please quote the job reference number.


Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
 

Executive Director /CEO
Privatization Commission
Extelcoms House, 11th Floor
P.O Box 34542, GPO 00100, 

Nairobi
 

The Privatization Commission is an equal opportunity Employer
The Privatization Commission is a State Corporation established under Section 3 of the Privatization Act, 2005 which is mandated to formulate, manage, and implement the Privatization Programme. 


The Commission invites applications from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the following positions:
 

1. Accounts Assistant PC5 - (1 Position)
 

2. Procurement Assistant PC5 - (1 Position)
 

3. HR & Admin Assistant PC5 - (1 Position)
 

4. ICT Assistant PC5 – (1 Position)
 

Below are the detailed specifications, duties and responsibilities for the positions and the experience required:
 

1. Accounts Assistant


Job Ref: PC/HRM/9/4/2012-13
 

Grade: PC 5
 

Responsible To: Finance Manager
 

The Account Assistant will assist the accountant in preparation of payments, maintaining cashbook, management of Vote-Book, bank reconciliations, preparation of monthly payroll preparation of budgets and financial statements and other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Main functions will include:-

  • Receiving and recording invoices and filing of all accounting documents;
  • Preparation of all payment vouchers in accordance with the Government guidelines;
  • Maintaining the Cash Book and Petty Cash Book for Commission expenses and receipts;
  • Making payments through issuance of cheques and cash;
  • Ensuring Petty Cash reimbursement is undertaken on a timely manner;
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations;
  • Updating of the Vote Book through daily posting of expenses and commitments;
  • Assisting in the preparation of budgets, financial statements and quarterly financial reports including financial monitoring report;
  • Preparation and posting of journal entries into the General Ledger.
  • Assisting in the preparation of Cash Flow forecast.
  • Ensuring safe custody of records and assets under him /her; and
  • Undertaking any other function as may be assigned from time to time.

Ideal Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor of Commerce degree from a recognised university or its equivalent;
  • High level of integrity and responsibility;
  • Good analytical and organizational skills;
  • Computer literate with ability to work with related computer software;
  • Relevant professional qualification in accounting will be an added advantage;
  • Knowledge of IFMIS will be an added advantage.

2. Procurement Assistant


Job Ref: PC/HRM/10/4/2012-13
 

Grade: PC 5
 

Responsible To: Procurement Manager
 

The Procurement Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Managing stores inventory;
  • Identifying unserviceable stores and recommending for disposal in line with procurement regulations;
  • Preparation of invitation to tenders, request for proposal and prequalification of suppliers;
  • Participating in receiving, opening and evaluation of tenders, proposals and quotations;
  • Receiving and verifying deliveries of materials/goods;
  • Managing and distributing stores;
  • Preparing local purchase orders, quotations and tenders within the Commission;
  • Participating in tender committees and assisting in the preparation of committee reports;
  • Maintaining an up-to-date database of suppliers;
  • Undertaking market survey of relevant products;
  • Carrying out stock taking on regular basis and reconciling physical stocks and records;
  • Ensuring that purchases arrive on schedule and meet specifications; and
  • Undertaking any other function as may be assigned from time to time.

Ideal Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in procurement/supplies, Commerce or equivalent qualifications from a recognized University;
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, organizational and communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of public sector procurement rules and regulations;
  • High level of integrity and responsibility; and
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Member of the Kenya Institute of Supplies Management or relevant professional body.
  • Knowledge of IFMIS will be an added advantage.

3. Human Resources and Administration Assistant 


Job Ref: PC/HRM/11/4/2012-13
 

Grade: PC 5
 

Responsible To: Human Resources and Administration Manager
 

The Human Resources and Administration Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Assisting in the management of staff welfare including medical, insurance and other schemes;
  • Updating staff records and database;
  • Preparing and managing leave rosters;
  • Ensuring timely renewal of employment contracts;
  • Assisting in training needs assessment and coordination of staff training;
  • Assisting in the implementation of the Commission’s administrative policies and procedures;
  • Coordination of official travel arrangements, both for local and overseas trips;
  • Ensuring maintenance of fire- fighting equipment and first-aid kit; and
  • Undertaking any other tasks that may be assigned from time to time.

Ideal Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, social sciences or equivalent qualifications from recognized university;
  • High degree of integrity and dependability;
  • Good interpersonal relations and communication skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and computerized HR information systems; and
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resources Management or relevant professional body.

4. ICT Assistant


Job Ref: PC/HRM/12/4/2012-13
 

Grade: PC 5
 

Responsible To: ICT Officer
 

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day administration of the Commission’s system;
  • Undertaking regular backups of the Commission’s system;
  • Ensuring systems integrity, availability and security;
  • System configuration and provision of technical support;
  • Trouble-shooting of all systems in the Commission;
  • Assisting in updating of the Commission’s website;
  • Management of user access rights;
  • Configuration of Local Area Network and Wide Area Network;
  • Training of computer users;
  • Installation of software and hardware;
  • Liaising with ICT vendors;
  • Provision of hardware and software support services; and
  • Any other lawful duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Ideal Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
 

Appointment to the position will be made from persons who have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent qualifications from a recognized University;
  • Or Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • MCSE or IMIS or CCNA or Certificate in IT or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution; and
  • A high degree of integrity and dependability.
  • Knowledge of IFMIS and Integrated Records Management System will be an added advantage.

Applications with detailed CVs including three (3) referees with their current telephone contacts, copies of academic certificates and testimonials should be addressed to:
 

Executive Director/CEO
Privatization Commission
Extelcoms House, 11th Floor
P.O. Box 34542, Gpo 00100
Nairobi
 

Applications can also be sent by email to info@pc.go.ke.
 

Closing date for applications is 10th May 2013 at 5.00pm.
 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
 

The Privatization Commission is an equal opportunity employer

Request Expression of Interest
 

Project Assistant
 

Accelerating Rural Women’s Access to Agricultural Markets and Trade Project
 

Project ID: P130785
 

Ref No: TFO12019
 

GROOTS Kenya has received financing from the Government of Japan (J S D F) through the World Bank toward the cost of the Accelerating Rural Women’s Access to Agricultural Markets and Trade.


GROOTS Kenya now invites eligible candidates to indicate their interest in providing the services of a project assistant for period of 2 years. 


Interested candidates should send their CVs demonstrating they qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services
 

Eligible candidates should have the following minimum qualifications and experience:

  • University degree in Humanities or Social Sciences.
  • 2 years solid experience in the field working with grassroots communities.
  • Passionate about and demonstrated experience in pursuit for gender equality
  • Fluent in spoken English & Kiswahili

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours i.e. 0900 hours to 1700 hours EAT.
 

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, mail or by e-mail) by close of Business 13th May 2013.
 

admin@grootskenya.org
 

Or/and
 

The National Coordinator,
GROOTS Kenya,
P.O Box 10320-00100,
Beverly Court, Hurlingham
Nairobi, Kenya
Request for Expressions of Interest


External Audit of Project Financial Statements
 

Country: Kenya
 

Project: Accelerating Rural Womens’ Access to Agricultural Markets and Trade Project
 

Ref: TF 012019
 

Project No. 130785
 

Assignment Title: External Audit of Project Financial Statements
 

GROOTS Kenya has received financing from me Government of Japan (Japanese Social Development Fund) through the World Bank toward the cost of the Accelerating Rural Women’s Access to Agricultural Markets and Trade Project and intends to select an auditor for auditing of the Annual Project Financial Statements (PFS) for the Financial Years 2012/2013 to 2014/2015.
 

GROOTS Kenya now invites eligible auditing firms to indicate their interest in providing the Services.
 

Interested eligible auditing firms must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the Services by submitting their detailed information (company/organization profiles, core business description, availability of appropriate mix of skills among staff, brochures, past performance records, references of similar assignments executed in the recent past). 


They must also provide description of work experience both general and on similar assignments. 


Specific experience on World Bank funded projects will be an added advantage.


Interested eligible auditing firms may choose to associate to enhance their qualifications. 


Firms who choose to associate must clearly specify in the Expression of Interest the nature of their proposed association i.e. whether joint venture or sub-consultancy arrangement duly indicating the lead firm.
 

The attention of interested eligible audit firms is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers January 2011, setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
 

Eligible Audit firms will be selected in accordance with the Selection under a Least Cost Selection (LCS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 0900 hours to 1700 hours EAT.
 

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 13th May 2013.
 

admin@grootskenya.org
 

Or/and
 

The National Coordinator, 

GROOTS Kenya,
P.O Box 10320-00100, 

Beverly Court, Hurlingham
Nairobi, Kenya
Request for Expression of Interest (REOI)
 

Consultancy Services for Website Development and Management
 

Project ID: P130785
 

Ref No: TF012019
 

GROOTS Kenya has received financing from the Government of Japan (JSDF) through the World Bank toward the cost of the Accelerating Rural Women’s Access to Agricultural Markets and Trade and intends to apply part of the proceeds for Website Development & Management
 

GROOTS Kenya hereby invites eligible “Individual Consultants” to indicate their interest in providing the Services.


Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services (e.g. skills in software programming and graphics, creativity and imagination, experience in developing/managing websites for developmental organizations)
 

The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers , dated January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
 

The selection shall be carried out through comparison of the relevant overall capacity of qualified candidates who will have expressed interest in the assignment.


Individuals selected shall be the most experienced and best qualified, and shall be fully capable of carrying out the assignment..
 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours, i.e., 0900 to 1700 hrs. 


Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below (in person or by e-mail) by close of Business 13th May 2013.
 

admin@grootskenya.org
 

Or/and
 

The National Coordinator,
GROOTS Kenya,
P.O Box 10320-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya
 

0720 898 222; 0734 365 566

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