I urgently need excellent academic writers with knowledge in writing reports, essays, dissertations, proposals with knowledge in all referencing styles.

Great Pay for great writers. 


We are looking for qualified and experienced research and academic writers.

Our offer per page is Kshs 220 per page  this amount is raised gradually depending with the quality of work and quantity of orders undertaken.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • A university degree
  • Excellent English Both American and British
  • Knowledge of the different referencing styles i.e. APA, MLA, Chicago-turabian and Harvard referencing styles
  • The ability to stick to strict deadlines and work under no supervision.
  • Writing experience of more ONE YEAR
  • Internet and computer access at home
  • Clear understanding of the term PLAGIARISM.
  • Salary: Our employees earn a compensation of Kshs 200 per double- spaced page (New Times Roman / Arial : Font 12.

Payments are done twice a month i.e. on 17th and on 2nd of each month

Kindly send your curriculum vitae and at least 3 samples of your work on this email : cwambui2013@gmail.com
Since 1963 and in 145 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. 


Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. 


ACDI/VOCA has approximately 76 projects in 36 countries and revenues of about $170 million.

Value Chain Investment Advisor, Kenya 


We currently seek a Value Chain Investment Advisor for a project in Kenya, based in Isiolo County for one year, and then Nairobi with significant travel to Marsabit and Isiolo Counties in subsequent years. 


This person will report to the Chief of Party for the project and provide supervision over a team of technical specialists for a project that aims to improve the competitiveness and inclusiveness of the livestock industry in the arid lands of Kenya, particularly Marsabit and Isiolo Counties. 


The successful candidate will be subject to donor approval.

Responsibilities 

  • In collaboration with the team and partners, design and implement a market-driven strategy that creates incentives for commercial investment in the livestock sector and results in private-sector led solutions to myriad market constraints
  • Lead research and writing of in-depth value chain analyses of the livestock market system—including hides and skins, meat, and dairy value chains—which will serve as the basis for work planning and strategy formulation 
  • Based on constraint analyses and in consultation with pastoralists, identify and implement activities to expand markets into rural areas, including the rehabilitation of market structures through community-driven grants, as needed, and working collaboratively with other partners to ensure effective, fair governance and management of markets 
  • Monitor the investment climate and engage the GoK and other stakeholders in dialogue on reforms needed to enhance the incentive framework for increased private participation and profitability
  • Identify, vet and broker innovative business plans, models and concepts that increase access to markets, financial services, and secure transactions across the range of gender, age, socioeconomic/wealth levels, and demographics; support these initiatives through targeted risk mitigation using grants from the project’s Innovation Fund 
  • Identify capacity building needs of private sector and other value chain actors and facilitate access to relevant trainings and support services as needed 
  • Promote learning and innovation among stakeholders that leads to improved competitiveness, greater inclusion of poorer pastoralists and women herders and traders, and greater transparency throughout the value chains 
  • Ensure that the technical staff employ appropriate market-driven strategies and methodologies to achieve maximum benefits toward short- and long-term project goals. 
  • Provide mentoring support on value chain approaches to project staff as needed

Qualifications

  •  Minimum of 8 years of regional/international experience in economic growth, trade, value chain competitiveness, livestock, agricultural development, and/or food security programs; preference will be given to candidates with considerable working experience in pastoral areas 
  • Demonstrated success in implementing programs aimed at increasing the competitiveness and inclusiveness of value chains using facilitation approaches 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the latest developments in advancing good/best practices in value chain development (i.e., USAID’s value chain and facilitation approach) that reaches women, youth, the poor and very poor, creativity, willingness to innovate, think systemically and design catalytic interventions 
  • Effective communication skills—written and verbal—to ensure effective dissemination of project information and collaboration across projects 
  • Strong background in gender integration and women empowerment 
  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline or a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with an additional 7 years’ experience to the required minimum above; fields of discipline and experience should be from areas such as Animal Science/Livestock Development, Veterinary Science, Agriculture, Agric. Economics, Agribusiness, and/or Entrepreneurship Development

How to apply:

To be considered for this recruitment, please e-mail your resume to REGALAG@joinav.org. 


Please include the position title in the subject line. 


No phone calls please. 


Only finalists contacted. 


Women and minorities encouraged to apply. 


EOE. 


Please apply by close of business, May 17, 2013.

World Vision Kenya is a leading non-governmental Christian humanitarian, relief, development and advocacy organization with projects in most parts of Kenya. 
We wish to urgently recruit highly competent, proactive and self-driven people to fill the following positions within our organization.

Project Manager – Yes Youth Can
1 position based in Kisumu

(Please note that this is a re – advertisement, those who had applied before need not to apply again)

Purpose of the position:
  • To provide the technical, operational leadership and management direction needed to successfully promote suitable and sustainable
  • Youth Engagement and Empowerment interventions in all Counties in Nyanza
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide effective leadership and establish operational priorities and monitor performance targets for the respective Technical Specialists, Project Officers, and Yes Youth Can proposal and other requirements.
  • Direct the successful implementation of the YYC project and supervise project activities and collaboration with target youth groups in the six counties (Migori, Kisii, Nyamira, Homa Bay, Kisumu and Siaya) in the Region.
  • Impart appropriate mentoring; coaching and supervision in order to equip, motivate and empower the project staff.
  • Interact with target youth groups and youth CBOs to obtain feedback, address concerns and resolve issues that may surface during the project implementation.
  • Representation with beneficiary youth groups and other stakeholders, donor, government of Kenya officials, private sector, civil society groups, including faith-based groups and youth associations.
  • Ensure timely and effective implementation of all project interventions as well as the successful achievement of proposed outcomes and intended impacts.
  • Ensure that the project achieves acceptable financial and operational audit results by implementing interventions in accordance with established norm and policies.
  • Ensure that all the YYC Project staff development activities, including appraisals, performance agreements, monitoring and needed training and mentoring activities are successfully carried out.
  • Ensure the project is responsive to the needs of the youth as relevant to the program goals and objectives.
  • Ensure that the project officers are successfully engaging with key internal and external stakeholders, including other WVK entities (Finance, People & Culture), Donor representatives as well as community, government, religious organizations and other civil society representatives especially youth groups and associations in order to maximize the impact of our efforts.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must have a Master’s university degree in a relevant field from a recognized university.
  • Must have a minimum of 10 years’ experience with regards to the designing, planning, and implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development projects.
  • Proven expertise and leadership in youth empowerment and engagement programming
  • They should have at least 5 years in a management level position.
  • Experience in livelihoods development programming.
  • Knowledge of USAID funded projects regulations and requirements.
  • Must be a results-oriented leader who is able to handle a heavy workload, as well as be accountable and responsive to the donor and project stakeholders.
Project Officer - Disability
2 positions based in Wema & Mashuru

Purpose of the position:

To provide expertise of all Disability Ministry functions within World Vision Kenya in an effort to pursue transformational development and assist to develop disability strategic guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop Disability Mainstreaming Strategic implementation guidelines that will inform and guide mainstreaming of disability at organizational, program and project levels.
  • Support DME in assessment and designing programs for addressing disability as well as monitoring implementation of disability strategies within the WVK programming.
  • Submit required program reports and share national and international policies for disability mainstreaming.
  • Develop advocacy initiatives that ensure respect for and protection of persons with disabilities’ rights.
  • Monitor & report on contribution of disability mainstreaming interventions towards child well-being targets.
  • Provide formal training to staff, partners and the local community to promote awareness, sensitivity, and knowledge regarding access for disabled individuals.
  • Support Program Officer in mentoring of Disability Focal Point Persons for increased disability mainstreaming.
  • Strengthen Disability Initiatives/mainstreaming in targeted ADPs & special projects through provision of technical support through guidelines, protocols and review of ADP designs and implementation plans.
  • Provides technical support to staff, partners and the local community to respond to new and emerging issues on disability including integration of other cross cutting themes into disability programming.
  • Review reports, AOPs, ToRs and Data collection tools to ensure appropriate disability mainstreaming in the targeted ADPs.
  • Provide technical support for start of new programs and in the sharing/documenting of best practices on disability mainstreaming.
  • Networking with disability agencies and other community organizations providing services to persons with disabilities.
  • Participate in development of national policies and strategies to influence persons with disabilities access.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Based Rehabilitation, Special Education, Counseling, Social Work, Gender with ample DME and community development experience.
  • Knowledge of Human Rights and specifically persons with disability and Social Justice Issues and gender equity.
  • Four years’ experience in the field with International NGOs, preferably in working with children with designated disabilities and program coordination of donor funded disability projects.
  • Proven track record as a staff and community trainer and capacity builder in disability mainstreaming using a wide variety of training methods, facilitation and capacity building strategies, and organizational development.
  • Knowledge of community resources for people with disabilities.
  • Good engagement, research and report writing skills.
Project Officer – Livestock Development & Marketing
1 position based in Garbatulla

Purpose of the position:
  • The job holder in collaboration with the program manager, project officers, ILRI project staff and MoLD staff in the Garbatulla Pastoralist
  • Livelihood Improvement Project (GAPLIP) will be required to implement all the Index Based Livestock Insurance (IBLI) activities stipulated in GAPLIP project proposal, DIP and budget.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Promote increased risk management of drought related livestock losses through index based livestock insurance
  • Put in place Early Warning systems on drought and related losses.
  • Capacity building of World Vision Kenya staff on index based livestock insurance(IBLI)
  • Ensure that Institutions, policies and capacities (regulation, information dissemination, marketing, extension, etc.) necessary to provide sustainable IBLI services across the Isiolo county are developed and in place.
  • Sensitization of Stakeholders for all pastoralists targeted by GAPLIP.
  • Develop of functional livestock marketing systems.
  • Ensure Commercialization and Market Development for Livestock and their products in Garba Tulla in partnership with Farmer Concern International.
  • Facilitate market opportunities awareness forums on livestock, their products and other identified opportunities
  • To plan, implement, monitor and document all the extension activities within the area of operation as per the proposal.
  • Provide necessary livestock related training, follow-up, support and guidance to the Pastoralist, youth and women groups under GAPLIP.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following fields (Veterinary Medicine, Livestock production, and livestock marketing). In addition a master of business administration or marketing will be an added advantage.
  • At least two year experience as a Livestock Extension staff or involvement in insurance.
  • Experience working with NGOs and Knowledge of the local language (Borana) will be preferred.
  • Must have a good understanding of the different systems of extension delivery and marketing.
  • Knowledge in livestock insurance will be an advantage.
All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees should be addressed to the Director, People & Culture,
E-mail: recruit_kenya @wvi.org to reach the not later than May 17th, 2013. 
Please indicate the job title as the subject. (Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted).

World Vision is a child focused organization and upholds the rights and wellbeing of children. Our recruitment and selection procedures include screening and background checking for child abuse offenses. 
World Vision is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Our vision for every child, Life in all its fullness, Our prayer for every heart, The will to make it so.
Head of Security
 

The International School of Kenya is seeking a Head of Security to be responsible for directing and coordinating the administration and operation of the safety and security department and to perform related work as required.


Interested candidates should send their CV, letter of interest, references or reference contacts to no later than May 10, 2013.


For more information concerning the position, visit the ISK website at www.isk.ac.ke and click on the link for Head of Security.

Exciting School Manager’s Opportunity at Hillside School Utawala

Hillside School, Utawala is a medium cost, modern and artistically built primary school with the aim of making learning fun. 
While educating children, the school aims to encourage the moral, spiritual, social and physical development of each child. 
To this end, we endeavour to create a happy, stable, stimulating and caring atmosphere in which children can flourish and attain their full potential.

The school is looking for a suitable candidate who has a minimum of a Degree in Engineering, Administration / Human Resources Management, Logistics or Finance and five years experience three of which must be as a Manager in a boarding school.

Role and Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Directors, the Manager will have full responsibility for all administrative activities in the School, assuming a leadership and decision making role in these areas. 
We are looking for a natural leader who is a dedicated and resourceful professional with proven ability to do the following:-
  • Oversee Financial Resource Management
  • Be in charge of management information systems & ICT
  • Handle facility and property management
  • Act as the school’s Health and safety co-coordinator
  • Manage the institutions Human Resource
  • Co-ordinate all operations including sanitation, catering, logistics, security and compound development and maintenance.
  • Direct development and updating of Student Handbook and associated policies and procedures, as needed.
Application Procedure:
 
Candidates seeking consideration should send an e-mail indicating expected salary and attach a CV along with the names, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three referees to joe.kabugi@hillsideschoolutawala.com

So as to reach him by 7th May 2013. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
We have a few vacancies in pre-school and Primary class 1-7. 
Interviews are on-going. 
For more information, log to www.hillsideschoolutawala.com
Vacancies for Trainers and Consultants
 

The Organisation
 

Our client is a leading best practice solutions provider that specialises in providing world class and internationally accredited training, consulting and technology solutions in Project and Programme Management, IT Service Management, Business Analysis, Software Management and Change Management. 


The company is in the processing of recruiting, training and developing a pool of high calibre individuals to work as accredited trainers and consultants on contractual basis (i.e. need basis from time to time) as follows.
 

These are key responsibilities in the organization that require highly motivated and results oriented
individuals.
 

The Positions
 

Our client requires a dynamic persons to handle the following positions:
 

Project and Programme Management 


4 Vacancies



Minimum Job Requirements

  • At least a Masters degree in any closely related field from a recognised university.
  • A good first degree in any discipline. Those with first degree in Project Management, Engineering and Business related fields will have an added advantage.
  • Holder of a valid PRINCE2 Practitioner certification.
  • Valid PMP certification will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years hands on/demonstrated Project Management experience.

IT Service Management 


4 Vacancies


Minimum Job Requirements

  • At least a Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Technology related field and Management will be an added advantage.
  • A good first degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering or any closely related field from a recognised university.
  • Holder of a valid ITIL Expert certification. Those who have qualified in at least 4 ITIL intermediate courses will also be considered.
  • Minimum of 5 years hands on/demonstrated experience in any of the following areas: IT Service Delivery, Infrastructure Management, Network Management, Applications Management and IT Administration.
  • Demonstrated passion for imparting knowledge through training and consulting to others in the IT profession e.g. facilitating training programmes, conducting IT assessments, managing IT Service Delivery and providing expert IT Service management advice to organisations.

Software Management 


4 Vacancies



Minimum Job Requirements

  • At least a Masters degree in software engineering or closely related field will be an added advantage.
  • A good first degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering or any closely related field from a recognised University.
  • Minimum of 5 years hands on/demonstrable software engineering experience.
  • Proof of direct involvement in development of commercial software system.

Business Analysis


4 Vacancies


Minimum Job Requirements

  • At least a Masters degree in Software Engineering, Project Management, Operational Research or closely related field will be an added advantage.
  • A good first degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology, Business Information Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering or any closely related field from a recognised University.
  • Minimum 5 years hands on/demonstrable business analysis experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of any of the popular business analysis tools e.g. UML, Enterprise Architect etc

General Job Requirements
 

The candidates for the above positions should have the following additional requirements.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated passion for imparting knowledge through training and consulting in the relevant field.
  • Excellent training, facilitation, planning and problem solving skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to produce deliverables which are of a high standard.
  • Can work under pressure and possesses high energy levels.
  • Should be ready and willing to travel extensively across Africa.

How to Apply
 

If you believe you have what it takes to handle any of these challenging positions, kindly and urgently send your one page Application Letter, together with your detailed CV (placed in one file, please) as an attachment in Word or rtf format to vacancies@achievers.co.ke, clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject line of your mail before 24th May 2013 to enable automated email sorting. 


Only applications that meet the education and experience requirements and application format will be considered for an intensive interview process.
 

Kindly also indicate details of your current and expected salary, names & addresses of 3 business referees, current and previous employers, roles and responsibilities handled to date, together with your day and cell contacts. 


Original Certificates and copies of the same will be presented during interviews.
 

Successful applicants will be taken through a comprehensive trainer and consultant development programme to meet the international accreditation requirements/standards as set by the respective accreditation agencies.
 

These positions will attract a highly attractive and competitive remuneration package and fringe benefits.
 

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be considered. 


Please send one application to avoid disqualification.
 

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Interconsumer Products Limited is a success story of Kenya’s industrial innovativeness. 
We manufacture fast moving consumer goods that are distributed in the COMESA region and beyond. 
Our Bouncy Baby Diapers, All Tyme Sanitary Pads and Golden Shine Shoe Polish are well known household names.

As part of our growth plan we are recruiting qualified and competent people for the following positions:
 
1. Business Development and Marketing Manager
 
Roles
  • Identifying growth opportunities for the business within the Comesa Markets
  • Developing and executing business growth and marketing strategies
  • Formulating Business development and Marketing budget
  • Development of sales forecasts and targets and strategies to achieve them,
Qualifications and Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration majoring in marketing/ strategy
  • Goods skills in project management, planning and strategy execution
  • Experience in research and products development
  • Excellent in research and analytical skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Over 5 years’ experience in Business development/ marketing management.
  • Good understating of the Comesa markets
2. Brand Managers
 
Roles
  • Developing and executing brand strategies
  • Developing sales & distribution channels for the Brands.
  • Market and consumer research for the brand.
  • Coordinating advertising and marketing agencies to ensure Brand objectives are achieved.
  • Achieving the sales volumes for the brand
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences and a post graduate in marketing
  • Experience in trade marketing and promotions of consumer goods
  • Excellent skills in research and data analysis
  • Over 3 years’ experience in brand or marketing management.
  • Good Knowledge of the EAC markets
3. Project Manager
 
Roles
  • Designing and implementation of Industrial and Technical Projects
  • Preparing and defining the project scope of work, financial plan, its goal and deliverables
  • Liaising with consultants, suppliers of various Industrial and technical equipment’s
  • Supervising and coordinating contractors
  • Overseeing the technological aspects of the projects
  • Tracking project deliveries to ensure they are aligned to the objectives
  • Project risk assessment and compliance
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Engineering with preference to Manufacturing or Mechanical engineering
  • Ability to initiate/manage cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects
  • Possesses Critical thinking, decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Over 5 year Experience in delivering manufacturing projects
  • Ability to identify key suppliers, pre-qualifying of suppliers and tendering process
  • Excellent leadership and analytical skills
4. Accountant
 
Roles
  • Preparing periodic financial statements including management accounts
  • Undertaking costing analyses
  • Inventory management
  • Preparation and management of budgets
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Bachelor of Commerce Accounting option
  • Qualified CPA(K) or equivalent
  • Over 5 years’ experience in in a manufacturing environment
  • Good knowledge ERP, excel spreadsheet.
5. Store keeper
 
Roles
  • Inventory and stores management
  • Liaising with suppliers and clearing agents
Qualifications and Experience
  • Diploma in stores and warehousing management.
  • Should have some knowledge in accounting( CPA part 2)
  • Good knowledge in ERP, excel spreadsheet
Interested and qualified applicants who wish to be considered for the positions are invited to send their applications and Curriculum vitae to hr@interconsumer.co.ke, stating the position they are applying for in the subject reference, so as to be received by close of business 9th May 2013.
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST)
 

University Council
 

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), a leading public institution in Kenya, was established through an Act of parliament in 2006. 


In March 2013, the University was granted a new Charter in line with the Universities Act of 2012. 


The vision of the university is “To be a centre of excellence in Science and Technology responsive to development needs of society through engagement in dynamic knowledge creation and application”.


As part of our strategy to realize our goals and objectives, and in compliance with the provisions of Section 39 of the Universities Act 2012, the University Council is seeking to recruit suitably qualified, experienced, dynamic and visionary persons with excellent credentials to provide leadership to the university in the following positions:-

1. Vice Chancellor


Ref: MMUST/AD/01/01/13
 

Duties and Responsibilities
 

Reporting to the University Council, the duties and responsibilities of the Vice Chancellor shall be as set out in the Universities Act 2012, the MMUST Charter and Statutes and shall include:-
 

(i) Being the Chief Executive Officer of the University.
 

(ii) Being the academic and administrative head of the University;
 

(iii) Providing strategic, innovative and creative direction and leadership to the University by competitively positioning and representing the University nationally, regionally and internationally.
 

(iv) Be responsible for the implementation of the Council’s decisions and resolutions.
 

(v) Having the overall responsibility of managing, directing, organizing and administering of programmes of the University.
 

(vi) Coordinating the development and implementation of the academic and administrative policies of the University in accordance with the University’s master plan and the strategic plan;
 

(vii) Promoting efficiency and good order of the University including staff and student welfare, conduct and discipline and ensure enforcement of the Statutes and regulations.
 

(viii) Providing innovative and creative leadership in the areas of academics, finance, planning and development; general administration; research and partnership.
 

(ix) Facilitating and maintaining cooperation with government institutions, regulatory agencies, local and international institutions of higher learning and other stakeholders.
 

(x) Any other responsibilities as may be necessary to achieve the University’s objectives.
 

Requirements for the position:-
 

Qualifying candidates who must be Kenyan citizens should meet the following requirements:-
 

1. Must be holders of earned PhD degree from a reputable University as well as a full Professor of a recognized University.
 

2. Must have at least fifteen (15) years academic and research experience with scholarly record demonstrated by publications in internationally peer reviewed journals in their areas of specialization and supervision of Masters and Doctoral students;
 

3. Be registered members of good standing of professional associations in their areas of specialization.
 

4. Must have served successfully as a substantive Principal of a Constituent College or as a Deputy Vice Chancellor of a University or in other capable level(s) for at least three (3) years.
 

5. Must have excellent understanding of the government’s financial and fiscal policies, including strategic planning and Vision 2030, Human Resource Management, procurement and asset disposal regulations.
 

6. Have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising and resource mobilization in the development of a university.
 

7. Must have demonstrable record of leadership implementation of academic, administrative, planning and financial programmes, development of strategic institutional linkages, staff and student exchange.
 

8. Must have excellent understanding of current trends in university education and training globally and the factors and conditions shaping development of university education in Kenya.
 

9. Must have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.


10. Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity, accountability, professionalism, team work and good stewardship and must comply with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution, 2010; and
 

11. Must obtain clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and have a Certificate of Good Conduct.
 

2. Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration & Finance)


Ref: MMUST/AD/02/01/13
 

Duties and Responsibilities
 

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance) will be in charge of administration and finance division of the University and shall:-
 

i) Provide innovative and creative leadership in the areas of human resource, finance, procurement and physical resource management.
 

ii) Oversee the implementation of all sectoral policies and appropriate procedures to ensure efficient performance and delivery of services in the University in line with the strategic plan.
 

iii) Coordinate the design, development, implementation and maintenance of appropriate human resource policies, procedures and systems to attract, develop and retain qualified and experienced staff;
 

iv) Coordinate the preparation and implementation of the University budget, financial statements, management reports and ensure that both annual and medium term expenditures are consistent with the strategic plan;
 

v) Maintain efficiency and good order of the University including staff welfare, conduct and discipline and ensure proper enforcement of the Statutes and regulations;
 

vi) Determine and advise the Vice Chancellor and Management Board on the university’s development needs with respect to students, facilities, infrastructure and human resource requirements.


vii) Mobilize resources that the University may need in executing its mandate.
 

viii) Any other responsibilities as may be necessary to achieve the University’s objectives.
 

Requirements for the Position:-
 

Qualifying candidates who must be Kenyan citizens should meet the following requirements:-
 

1. Must be holders of an earned PhD degree from a reputable university as well as a full Professor or Associate Professor of a recognized University.
 

2. Must have at least ten (10) years academic and research experience with scholarly record demonstrated by publications in internationally peer reviewed journals in their areas of specialization and supervision of Masters and Doctoral students.
 

3. Must have served successfully in a senior administrative and management position at the level of a Dean/Director/Deputy Principal of a Constituent College/Principal of a Campus College in a university or in other comparable level(s) for at least three (3) years.
 

4. Must have demonstrated ability and leadership skills to effectively coordinate planning, finance and administrative function in a university environment.
 

5. Must be a team player with excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and have capacity to work effectively with staff, students and stakeholders.
 

6. Must show good understanding of university functions and procedures coupled with a passion for the promotion of learning, excellence in teaching, research and innovation.
 

7. Must have good understanding of the national policies and strategies governing university education and training in Kenya.
 

8. Must be a registered member of good standing of professional associations in their areas of specialization.
 

9. Have capacity to mobilize resources and expand physical facilities necessary to cater for the increasing student enrollment and academic programmes.
 

10. Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity, accountability, professionalism, team work and good stewardship and must comply with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution, 2010; and
 

11. Must obtain clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and have a Certificate of Good Conduct.


3. Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)


Ref: MMUST/AD/03/01/13
 

Duties and Responsibilities
 

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) will be in charge of academic matters and student affairs of the University and shall:-
 

i) Have the overall responsibility of direction, organization and administration of learning programmes in the University.
 

ii) Coordinate teaching and research and provide the necessary support needed by all academic programmes offered by the University.
 

iii) Advise Senate in the development of learning programmes in conformity with national and international standards and legally recognized professional bodies.
 

iv) Co-ordinate forums to ensure promotion of outreach programmes and technology transfer.
 

v) Coordinate student welfare activities.
 

vi) Promote activities that attract and support local and international students.
 

vii) Be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the general conduct and discipline of students.
 

viii) Any other responsibilities as may be necessary to achieve the University’s objectives.


Requirements for the position
 

Qualifying candidates who must be Kenyan citizens should meet the following requirements:-
 

1. Must be holders of an earned PhD degree from a University as well as a full Professor or Associate Professor of a reputable University.
 


2. Must have at-least ten (10) years of academic and research experience with scholarly record demonstrated by publications in internationally peer reviewed journals in their areas of specialization and supervision of Masters and Doctoral students.
 

3. Must have served successfully in a senior administrative and management position at the level of a Dean/Director/Deputy Principal of a Constituent College/Principal of a Campus College in a university or in other comparable level(s) for at least three (3) years.
 

4. Must have successfully demonstrated competence in administrative and academic leadership in an academic and research environment.
 

5. Must have a successful record of leadership in development and implementation of academic programmes at University level.
 

6. Must have excellent understanding of current trends in university education and training globally and the factors and conditions shaping development of university education in Kenya.
 

7. Must have excellent and proven organizational, communication and interpersonal skills;
 

8. Must show good understanding of University functions and procedures coupled with a passion of promoting learning, excellence in teaching, research and innovation.
 

9. Must demonstrate capacity to initiate and facilitate the development of relevant and quality market and society driven academic programmes.
 

10. Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity, accountability, professionalism, team work and good stewardship and must comply with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution, 2010 and
 

11. Must obtain clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and have a Certificate of Good Conduct.
 

Terms & Conditions of Service
 

Successful candidates, for the three (3) positions, will be offered competitive remuneration packages, including house allowance and other benefits in accordance with the Kenya Government public service guidelines. 


The appointments will be for a contractual period of five (5) years renewable for a further one term subject to satisfactory performance.
 

Application Guidelines
 

Applicants should submit ten (10) copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae (including academic qualifications, professional experience, academic leadership, publications, awards/scholarships/ funding, membership to professional associations and linkages), copies of certificates, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts. 


They should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three (3) referees.


Applications and referees’ confidential reports on the applicant’s suitability for the posts should be sent to the undersigned by courier, registered mail, or hand delivered at the University so as to be received on or before 24th May 2013.
 

Applicants should indicate on the envelope the reference number for the position applied for.
 

The Chairman
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
P. O. Box 190 – 50100
Kakamega
 

Telephone: 056-30836
 

E-mail: council@mmust.ac.ke
 

MMUST is an equal opportunity employer
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST)
 

University Council
 

Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), a leading public institution in Kenya, was established through an Act of parliament in 2006. 


In March 2013, the University was granted a new Charter in line with the Universities Act of 2012. 


The vision of the university is “To be a centre of excellence in Science and Technology responsive to development needs of society through engagement in dynamic knowledge creation and application”.


As part of our strategy to realize our goals and objectives, and in compliance with the provisions of Section 39 of the Universities Act 2012, the University Council is seeking to recruit suitably qualified, experienced, dynamic and visionary persons with excellent credentials to provide leadership to the university in the following positions:-

1. Vice Chancellor


Ref: MMUST/AD/01/01/13
 

Duties and Responsibilities
 

Reporting to the University Council, the duties and responsibilities of the Vice Chancellor shall be as set out in the Universities Act 2012, the MMUST Charter and Statutes and shall include:-
 

(i) Being the Chief Executive Officer of the University.
 

(ii) Being the academic and administrative head of the University;
 

(iii) Providing strategic, innovative and creative direction and leadership to the University by competitively positioning and representing the University nationally, regionally and internationally.
 

(iv) Be responsible for the implementation of the Council’s decisions and resolutions.
 

(v) Having the overall responsibility of managing, directing, organizing and administering of programmes of the University.
 

(vi) Coordinating the development and implementation of the academic and administrative policies of the University in accordance with the University’s master plan and the strategic plan;
 

(vii) Promoting efficiency and good order of the University including staff and student welfare, conduct and discipline and ensure enforcement of the Statutes and regulations.
 

(viii) Providing innovative and creative leadership in the areas of academics, finance, planning and development; general administration; research and partnership.
 

(ix) Facilitating and maintaining cooperation with government institutions, regulatory agencies, local and international institutions of higher learning and other stakeholders.
 

(x) Any other responsibilities as may be necessary to achieve the University’s objectives.
 

Requirements for the position:-
 

Qualifying candidates who must be Kenyan citizens should meet the following requirements:-
 

1. Must be holders of earned PhD degree from a reputable University as well as a full Professor of a recognized University.
 

2. Must have at least fifteen (15) years academic and research experience with scholarly record demonstrated by publications in internationally peer reviewed journals in their areas of specialization and supervision of Masters and Doctoral students;
 

3. Be registered members of good standing of professional associations in their areas of specialization.
 

4. Must have served successfully as a substantive Principal of a Constituent College or as a Deputy Vice Chancellor of a University or in other capable level(s) for at least three (3) years.
 

5. Must have excellent understanding of the government’s financial and fiscal policies, including strategic planning and Vision 2030, Human Resource Management, procurement and asset disposal regulations.
 

6. Have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising and resource mobilization in the development of a university.
 

7. Must have demonstrable record of leadership implementation of academic, administrative, planning and financial programmes, development of strategic institutional linkages, staff and student exchange.
 

8. Must have excellent understanding of current trends in university education and training globally and the factors and conditions shaping development of university education in Kenya.
 

9. Must have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.


10. Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity, accountability, professionalism, team work and good stewardship and must comply with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution, 2010; and
 

11. Must obtain clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and have a Certificate of Good Conduct.
 

2. Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration & Finance)


Ref: MMUST/AD/02/01/13
 

Duties and Responsibilities
 

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration and Finance) will be in charge of administration and finance division of the University and shall:-
 

i) Provide innovative and creative leadership in the areas of human resource, finance, procurement and physical resource management.
 

ii) Oversee the implementation of all sectoral policies and appropriate procedures to ensure efficient performance and delivery of services in the University in line with the strategic plan.
 

iii) Coordinate the design, development, implementation and maintenance of appropriate human resource policies, procedures and systems to attract, develop and retain qualified and experienced staff;
 

iv) Coordinate the preparation and implementation of the University budget, financial statements, management reports and ensure that both annual and medium term expenditures are consistent with the strategic plan;
 

v) Maintain efficiency and good order of the University including staff welfare, conduct and discipline and ensure proper enforcement of the Statutes and regulations;
 

vi) Determine and advise the Vice Chancellor and Management Board on the university’s development needs with respect to students, facilities, infrastructure and human resource requirements.


vii) Mobilize resources that the University may need in executing its mandate.
 

viii) Any other responsibilities as may be necessary to achieve the University’s objectives.
 

Requirements for the Position:-
 

Qualifying candidates who must be Kenyan citizens should meet the following requirements:-
 

1. Must be holders of an earned PhD degree from a reputable university as well as a full Professor or Associate Professor of a recognized University.
 

2. Must have at least ten (10) years academic and research experience with scholarly record demonstrated by publications in internationally peer reviewed journals in their areas of specialization and supervision of Masters and Doctoral students.
 

3. Must have served successfully in a senior administrative and management position at the level of a Dean/Director/Deputy Principal of a Constituent College/Principal of a Campus College in a university or in other comparable level(s) for at least three (3) years.
 

4. Must have demonstrated ability and leadership skills to effectively coordinate planning, finance and administrative function in a university environment.
 

5. Must be a team player with excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and have capacity to work effectively with staff, students and stakeholders.
 

6. Must show good understanding of university functions and procedures coupled with a passion for the promotion of learning, excellence in teaching, research and innovation.
 

7. Must have good understanding of the national policies and strategies governing university education and training in Kenya.
 

8. Must be a registered member of good standing of professional associations in their areas of specialization.
 

9. Have capacity to mobilize resources and expand physical facilities necessary to cater for the increasing student enrollment and academic programmes.
 

10. Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity, accountability, professionalism, team work and good stewardship and must comply with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution, 2010; and
 

11. Must obtain clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and have a Certificate of Good Conduct.


3. Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs)


Ref: MMUST/AD/03/01/13
 

Duties and Responsibilities
 

Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic Affairs) will be in charge of academic matters and student affairs of the University and shall:-
 

i) Have the overall responsibility of direction, organization and administration of learning programmes in the University.
 

ii) Coordinate teaching and research and provide the necessary support needed by all academic programmes offered by the University.
 

iii) Advise Senate in the development of learning programmes in conformity with national and international standards and legally recognized professional bodies.
 

iv) Co-ordinate forums to ensure promotion of outreach programmes and technology transfer.
 

v) Coordinate student welfare activities.
 

vi) Promote activities that attract and support local and international students.
 

vii) Be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor for the general conduct and discipline of students.
 

viii) Any other responsibilities as may be necessary to achieve the University’s objectives.


Requirements for the position
 

Qualifying candidates who must be Kenyan citizens should meet the following requirements:-
 

1. Must be holders of an earned PhD degree from a University as well as a full Professor or Associate Professor of a reputable University.
 


2. Must have at-least ten (10) years of academic and research experience with scholarly record demonstrated by publications in internationally peer reviewed journals in their areas of specialization and supervision of Masters and Doctoral students.
 

3. Must have served successfully in a senior administrative and management position at the level of a Dean/Director/Deputy Principal of a Constituent College/Principal of a Campus College in a university or in other comparable level(s) for at least three (3) years.
 

4. Must have successfully demonstrated competence in administrative and academic leadership in an academic and research environment.
 

5. Must have a successful record of leadership in development and implementation of academic programmes at University level.
 

6. Must have excellent understanding of current trends in university education and training globally and the factors and conditions shaping development of university education in Kenya.
 

7. Must have excellent and proven organizational, communication and interpersonal skills;
 

8. Must show good understanding of University functions and procedures coupled with a passion of promoting learning, excellence in teaching, research and innovation.
 

9. Must demonstrate capacity to initiate and facilitate the development of relevant and quality market and society driven academic programmes.
 

10. Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity, accountability, professionalism, team work and good stewardship and must comply with the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution, 2010 and
 

11. Must obtain clearance from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC), Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and have a Certificate of Good Conduct.
 

Terms & Conditions of Service
 

Successful candidates, for the three (3) positions, will be offered competitive remuneration packages, including house allowance and other benefits in accordance with the Kenya Government public service guidelines. 


The appointments will be for a contractual period of five (5) years renewable for a further one term subject to satisfactory performance.
 

Application Guidelines
 

Applicants should submit ten (10) copies of detailed Curriculum Vitae (including academic qualifications, professional experience, academic leadership, publications, awards/scholarships/ funding, membership to professional associations and linkages), copies of certificates, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts. 


They should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three (3) referees.


Applications and referees’ confidential reports on the applicant’s suitability for the posts should be sent to the undersigned by courier, registered mail, or hand delivered at the University so as to be received on or before 24th May 2013.
 

Applicants should indicate on the envelope the reference number for the position applied for.
 

The Chairman
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
P. O. Box 190 – 50100
Kakamega
 

Telephone: 056-30836
 

E-mail: council@mmust.ac.ke
 

MMUST is an equal opportunity employer
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