Vacancy in the Position of Solicitor General in the Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 9(2) of the Office of Attorney-General Act No.49 of 2012, which requires that the Public Service Commission recommends to the President persons to be nominated for appointment to the Office of Solicitor General, applications are now invited from suitably qualified persons for the position.

For appointment to this position, a person should be:
  • qualified to hold the office of Judge of a superior court under the Constitution; and
  • meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
  • In addition to the above requirements, a candidate should have the following key competencies:-
  • integrity and commitment to produce results;
  • creativity, innovativeness, technical problem solving skills, resource management, administrative and supervisory skills;
  • demonstrable planning and organizational skills; and
  • personal responsibility/the willingness to accept responsibilities for own actions and outcomes.
Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities of this position entail:-
  • organizing, co-ordinating and managing the administrative and legal functions of the office;
  • assisting, the Attorney-General in the performance of his duties as the Principal Legal Advisor to the Government;
  • conducting or assigning and supervising all court cases including appeals or petitions on behalf of the Attorney-General;
  • formulating and ensuring implementation of development strategies for Government Legal Services;
  • being responsible for the discipline of State Counsel and other members of staff of the Office (subject to Article 234 of the Constitution);
  • undertaking duties of alternate Chairperson of the Disciplinary Tribunal;
  • performing duties of alternate Chairperson of the College of Arms;
  • performing duties as a member of the Council of Legal Education;
  • co-ordinating the attachment of candidates for pupilage in the office; and
  • performing such other duties as may be conferred by law or otherwise assigned to the Solicitor-General by the Attorney-General .
Terms of Service

The Solicitor General will serve on contract for a period of five (5) years. 
The salary and other benefits attached to this position will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.

How to Apply
  • Each application should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany an online application.
  • A copy of the National Identity Card/Passport should be appended.
  • All applications should be clearly marked “Application for position of Solicitor General ” and submitted in any ONE of the following ways:
  1. Manual applications should be hand delivered to the reception desk on ground floor of Commission House, off Harambee Avenue.
  2. Online applications should be e-mailed to psck@publicservice.go.ke
  3. Posted applications should be addressed to:
The Secretary
Public Service Commission
Commission House
P.O. Box 30095-00100
Nairobi

Note:
The names of all applicants and shortlisted candidates will be published in due time.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to get clearance from the following bodies.
  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
  • Criminal Investigation Department (certificate of good conduct).
All applications should reach the Commission on or before 5.00 p.m. on 3rd June, 2013.

Information on this advertisement can also be obtained from the Public Service Commission website www.publicservice.go.ke

Alice A. Otwala (Mrs.), MBS
Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Public Service Commission
The Selection Panel for the Appointment of Members, National Gender and Equality Commission

Announcement of Vacancy

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill two (2) vacancies of Member, National Gender and Equality Commission.

Requirements

1. The applicants must:-
  • Hold a degree from a university recognized in Kenya;
  • Have knowledge and at least ten (10) years’ experience in matters relating to any of the following fields -
  1. Law;
  2. Public Administration;
  3. Economics;
  4. Gender and Social Development;
  5. Human Rights;
  6. Management; or
  7. Social Sciences;
  • Have had a distinguished career in their respective fields; and
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
2. A person shall not be qualified for appointment as Member if such person:-
  • is a member of Parliament or County Assembly;
  • is a member of the governing body of a political party;
  • is an undischarged bankrupt; or
  • has been removed from office for contravening the provisions of the Constitution or any other law.
3. Duration of Appointment

One six (6) year non-renewable term.

4. Terms of Service:-
  • Full-time;
  • Shall not hold any other office or employment for profit whether public or private; and
  • Remuneration and benefits will be as set by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission.
5. Applicants should attach copies of clearance certificates from:-
  • The Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission;
  • The Criminal Investigations Department;
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).
6. Applications, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, together with relevant testimonials and certificates should be addressed to:

The Chairperson
The Selection Panel for the Appointment of
Members of the National Gender and Equality Commission,
Harambee House,
P.O. Box 30050 - 00100,
Nairobi.

or delivered to Room 1214, 12th Floor, Harambee House between 8.00 a.m. and 5.00p.m. on working days, or e-mailed to: secretaryhrm@kenya.go.ke

The Envelope should be clearly marked “Application for member of the National Gender and Equality Commission”

Closing date: 7th June, 2013.

The following people are particularly encouraged to apply:
Persons with disabilities and the Youth.

Ms. Grace K. Injene
Chairperson,
The Selection Panel for the Appointment of Members,
National Gender and Equality Commission
Driver & Office Assistants urgently required
 
An organization in the agricultural sector urgently requires a Driver and Office Assistants for its offices in Nairobi and /or field offices up country.
 
Applicants for the driver’s position must be holders of KCSE certificate minimum score(C-) and have a minimum of seven (7) years experience (accident free), certificate of Good Conduct and a valid driving license of (class B, C, and E). 
Should have the ability to communicate well in English and Kiswahili.
 
Drivers with government or public sector experience will have an added advantage and are encouraged to apply
 
Applicants for the Office Assistant’s position must be holders of KCSE certificate minimum score (D+) or its equivalent, must have a minimum of three (3) years relevant experience and a certificate of Good Conduct. 
Applicants should have the ability to communicate well in English and Kiswahili.
 
Applicants’ proficiency in other relevant fields will have an added advantage
 
Write to:
 
DNA No. 1513,
P. O. Box 49010-00100, 
Nairobi.
 
So as to reach not later than 6th June 2013 by 5.00 p.m.
 
The organization is an equal opportunity employer
We are a fast growing content writing group that has been in the industry since 2010. 
As one of our success factors, we have continued to post significant growth over the past 3 years. 
We wish to increase the number of our writing staff to meet the growing demand for our services.

We have 20 positions for FULL TIME SEO article writers ready to start immediately. 
Only experienced SEO / Content Writers should apply

Qualifications
  • Those who have distinguished themselves in terms of experience of not less than one year
  • Have mastery of the concept of content/SEO writing not to mention their excellent GRAMMER.
  • Full internet at home and should be tested and proven to be reliable
  • Ability to deliver within set deadlines
  • We neither accept plagiarized/copied/non-original articles, FLUFF, if at all you know it, nor article with a ‘SALESY’ pitch.
  • Our pay rates will vary with the experience and ability to deliver high quality articles. Our minimum pay is 4/= per word (say 500 words earns Ksh 200/=).
  • Our writers earn weekly for work that has been approved by clients
  • We shall give priority to those who wish to work full time and who have the capacity to deliver at least 10 articles of 500 words each because of the high volumes of articles that we have.
  • Our writers are promoted from one star to another in which rates change considerably.
If you believe that you are someone who has these attributes, you are welcome to apply for this position stating your qualifications and two samples (between 200-250 words) of original keyword articles (keywords should be emboldened) with catchy title together with informative content. 
Submit your application together with your CV and TWO samples to the following email: hrcontentproviders@gmail.com
Title: Sales and Marketing Assistant
 
Reports to: Sales & Marketing Manager
 
Based at: Nairobi, Kenya
 
The company:
 
We are a network of responsible tourism destinations operating internationally and locally and looking for a Sales & Marketing Assistant who will work hand in hand with the Sales & Marketing Manager in planning and carrying out marketing and sales activities, so as to maintain and develop sales of the company in Kenya and the region.
 
Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
  • Prospecting and qualifying potential clients
  • Develop and maintain new accounts, manage existing ones and increase their production for the portfolio year on year.
  • Conduct sales calls & sales blitz to various customer segments
  • Facilitate suppliers and partners facilities inspection, on need basis
  • Negotiating rates and drafting contracts to suppliers
  • Designing sellable and attractive packages for both local and international clients
  • Developing and marketing promotional packages and special offers.
  • Involved in developing Rate structure for the Brand.
  • In-house design for the Brand marketing collateral such as fliers, brochures and E-shots suitable to the target market, while at the same time representing the brand
  • Generating monthly Sales & Marketing activity report vis-a-vis budget.
  • Develop monthly production reports for the Brand portfolio.
  • Implement marketing strategies, including advertising, Brand positioning and PR for the local markets.
  • Carry out the necessary and appropriate market intelligence for use in developing and implementing effective sales and marketing strategies to increase Market Share to the Brand.
  • Website optimization, ensuring that our Camps appear among the top listed Camps in common search engines.
  • E-marketing, SEO, positively promote the Camps visibility in the internet.
  • Conducting research on current marketing and online promotional trends in the industry.
  • Continually review our website and compare it with sites of similar establishments and subsequently propose appropriate necessary improvements to be proposed to our web developers
  • Review online forums and subscription groups relevant to marketing our Camps with view of using the same to reach our existing clients and potential customers.
  • Promote our web presence to ensure that our website, content and services reach our target clientele
  • Positively promote our Camps visibility in the internet.
  • Continuously monitor Google search rankings and provide analytical statistics
  • Carry out other duties as assigned by Sales & Marketing Manager or other Liaison Managers.
Person profile for the Sales and Marketing Assistant
  • Personality: Self-driven, results-oriented and proactive sales and marketing person, able to identify new business opportunities and convert them into genuine long-term loyal business relationships. 
  • A team player, mature and flexible person willing to go the extra mile.
  • A credible and integral person, comfortable in dealing with senior & multiracial personalities.
Qualifications and experience:
  • A graduate Diploma/degree in Sales and Marketing & or related field.
  • A Minimum of 5 years working experience, in Travel and Hospitality Industry.
  • An excellent understanding of the Tourism & Travel industry in East Africa, with an emphasis on Kenya.
  • Proven sales performance & leadership skills in managing people and customers.
CV and cover letter can be emailed to: Hospitalitysales2013@gmail.com

Vacancy Announcement No: OMN/008/2013

Post Title: Senior Human Resources Assistant
 
Grade: Fixed Term (G6)
 
Duty Station: WFP’s Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa, based in Nairobi
 
Salary: As per UN Salary Scale
 
This vacancy announcement is open to both male and female candidates. Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
 
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the post of Senior Human Resources Assistant in support of the Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa (OMN), based in Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Under the direct supervision of the Regional HR Officer, the Senior Human Resources Assistant will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Guide, train and supervise other support staff in the area of responsibility; arrange for and/or attend meetings on day-to-day basis on human resources matters; participate in discussions of new or revised procedures and practices, interpret and assess the impact of changes, and make recommendations for follow up action;
  • Review candidate applications for advertised vacancies;
  • Issue contracts and/process all types of human resources transactions;
  • Assist in briefing/debriefing staff members on issues relating to human resources matters;
  • Assist the Human Resources Officer in reviewing the contractual status of staff in order to ensure contracts are prepared on timely basis and reviewed before the deadline;
  • Oversee the data input into human resources related databases by HR assistants and provide guidance on data input and validation;
  • Assist and/or provide support in recruitment of national/local staff in the National Officer and General Services categories;
  • Assist with recruitment administration, including employment applications, shortlisting and a CV database in line with the recruitment needs;
  • Maintain data integrity in databases, and initiate corrective actions when necessary;
  • Draft or prepare correspondence to respond to enquiries on relevant human resources matters; review correspondence drafted by HR assistants prior to clearance by the Human Resources Officer as appropriate;
  • Evaluate, develop, and recommend procedures. Participate in discussions on new/revised procedures and practices; interpret and assess the impact of changes and make recommendations on follow up actions;
  • Compile and maintain payroll data, reconcile errors and update payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering relevant data including overtime;
  • Prepare induction briefings for new staff and re-assigned international staff;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Expected Results:  
  • Well organized, reports and/or records, put together independently with only general guidance. 
  • Well organized work with accurate information and databases; efficiently supervised team of support staff or work unit.
Critical Success Factors:  
  • Sound judgment; 
  • ability to extract, interpret, analyze and format data and to resolve operational problems. 
  • Ability to work with minimum of supervision; 
  • to supervise and train support staff; and to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Ability to work with accuracy under time constraints and pressure; 
  • to deal patiently and tactfully with staff members and others and to have a high sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment.
Qualifications and Experience
 
Education: Secondary school education supplemented by a Diploma in Human Resources, Business Studies or related field, Knowledge of modern office procedures and communications skills.
Experience: At least five years of progressively responsible work experience including at least three years in a human resources or another related field and at least one year at the G5 level or equivalent.
 
Knowledge: Experience in utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheets, and other WFP standard software packages and computerized payroll systems. Specialized knowledge of WFP rules and regulations and policies and practices in the specific area of work. Knowledge of WFP manuals in the area of human resources administration. General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing human resources administration.
 
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English essential.
 
Other desirable skills: Knowledge of WFP manuals in the area of human resources administration. Working knowledge (level C) and/or limited knowledge (level B) of other WFP official languages depending on area of work. Formal training in administration or human resources.
 
Interested individuals meeting the above qualifications are required to submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of education certificates, names and telephone numbers or email addresses of three work referees by e-mail to: wfp.omnhr@wfp.org quoting the VA no. and the title of the position in the subject line.
 
Applicants should also complete and submit a Personal History form (P.11) available on the following link http://www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc.
 
Closing date: 04 June 2013. 
Applications must be received by the deadline. Late applications will not be considered. 
Only short-listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.
 
NB: WFP does not charge fees from applicants at any stage during the recruitment process.
Vacancy Announcement No: OMN/008/2013

Post Title: Senior Human Resources Assistant
 
Grade: Fixed Term (G6)
 
Duty Station: WFP’s Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa, based in Nairobi
 
Salary: As per UN Salary Scale
 
This vacancy announcement is open to both male and female candidates. Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
 
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the post of Senior Human Resources Assistant in support of the Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa (OMN), based in Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Under the direct supervision of the Regional HR Officer, the Senior Human Resources Assistant will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Guide, train and supervise other support staff in the area of responsibility; arrange for and/or attend meetings on day-to-day basis on human resources matters; participate in discussions of new or revised procedures and practices, interpret and assess the impact of changes, and make recommendations for follow up action;
  • Review candidate applications for advertised vacancies;
  • Issue contracts and/process all types of human resources transactions;
  • Assist in briefing/debriefing staff members on issues relating to human resources matters;
  • Assist the Human Resources Officer in reviewing the contractual status of staff in order to ensure contracts are prepared on timely basis and reviewed before the deadline;
  • Oversee the data input into human resources related databases by HR assistants and provide guidance on data input and validation;
  • Assist and/or provide support in recruitment of national/local staff in the National Officer and General Services categories;
  • Assist with recruitment administration, including employment applications, shortlisting and a CV database in line with the recruitment needs;
  • Maintain data integrity in databases, and initiate corrective actions when necessary;
  • Draft or prepare correspondence to respond to enquiries on relevant human resources matters; review correspondence drafted by HR assistants prior to clearance by the Human Resources Officer as appropriate;
  • Evaluate, develop, and recommend procedures. Participate in discussions on new/revised procedures and practices; interpret and assess the impact of changes and make recommendations on follow up actions;
  • Compile and maintain payroll data, reconcile errors and update payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering relevant data including overtime;
  • Prepare induction briefings for new staff and re-assigned international staff;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Expected Results:  
  • Well organized, reports and/or records, put together independently with only general guidance. 
  • Well organized work with accurate information and databases; efficiently supervised team of support staff or work unit.
Critical Success Factors:  
  • Sound judgment; 
  • ability to extract, interpret, analyze and format data and to resolve operational problems. 
  • Ability to work with minimum of supervision; 
  • to supervise and train support staff; and to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Ability to work with accuracy under time constraints and pressure; 
  • to deal patiently and tactfully with staff members and others and to have a high sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment.
Qualifications and Experience
 
Education: Secondary school education supplemented by a Diploma in Human Resources, Business Studies or related field, Knowledge of modern office procedures and communications skills.
Experience: At least five years of progressively responsible work experience including at least three years in a human resources or another related field and at least one year at the G5 level or equivalent.
 
Knowledge: Experience in utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheets, and other WFP standard software packages and computerized payroll systems. Specialized knowledge of WFP rules and regulations and policies and practices in the specific area of work. Knowledge of WFP manuals in the area of human resources administration. General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing human resources administration.
 
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English essential.
 
Other desirable skills: Knowledge of WFP manuals in the area of human resources administration. Working knowledge (level C) and/or limited knowledge (level B) of other WFP official languages depending on area of work. Formal training in administration or human resources.
 
Interested individuals meeting the above qualifications are required to submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of education certificates, names and telephone numbers or email addresses of three work referees by e-mail to: wfp.omnhr@wfp.org quoting the VA no. and the title of the position in the subject line.
 
Applicants should also complete and submit a Personal History form (P.11) available on the following link http://www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc.
 
Closing date: 04 June 2013. 
Applications must be received by the deadline. Late applications will not be considered. 
Only short-listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.
 
NB: WFP does not charge fees from applicants at any stage during the recruitment process.
Vacancy Announcement No: OMN/007/2013
 
Post Title: Human Resources Assistant
 
Grade: Service Contract SC4 (G4 equivalent)
 
Duty Station: WFP’s Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa, based in Nairobi
 
Salary: As per UN Service Contract Salary Bands
 
This vacancy announcement is open to both male and female candidates. Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
 
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the post of Human Resources Assistant in support of the Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa (OMN), based in Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Under the direct supervision of the National HR Officer, the Human Resources Assistant will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Extract and input data from various sources in the human resource database;
  • Respond to human resources queries from staff in the unit and elsewhere in the Programme;
  • Ensure that salary, overtime, hours of work, leave policy, entitlement, health insurance and detailed Terms of Reference are comprehensively included within the body of all Letters of Employment;
  • Review supporting documentation for processing various actions; answer a variety of enquires and supply readily available information from office files, databases, liaising with other offices as appropriate;
  • Verify benefit and other human resources related claims for accuracy and conformance with personnel rules and regulations;
  • Draft routine correspondence and initiate process for the preparation of all staff support documentation (visas, identification cards, UN Laissez Passer, bank accounts, etc.);
  • Assist supervisor in monitoring the contractual status of all staff on various appointments based in immediate location or within the office’s mandate; monitor within grade service increment schedules and ensure the timely preparation and issuance of contract renewals and personnel action forms;
  • Check and maintain attendance registers, leave reports, and other forms and reports;
  • Check and maintain personnel files for all staff at location, ensuring all documentation is complete; maintain and update confidential personnel information and documents, and ensure relevant documents are kept in their respective files;
  • Search for, retrieve, compile, assemble and archive a variety of human resources statistical data from computer files, records, reports or from other sources for external use;
  • Assist in the preparation of administrative reports; draft routine correspondence; arrange for briefings and debriefings and take notes at meetings;
  • Ensure that UNDP and WFP issued human resource and personnel policy manuals, rules, regulations, guidelines, and circulars, are updated and filed regularly;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Expected Results: Produces organized, accurate and well documented records conforming to required format with well analyzed data.
 
Critical Success Factors: 
  • Ability to review a variety of data, identify and adjust data discrepancies. 
  • Identify and resolve operational problems. 
  • Ability to communicate moderately complex matters clearly and concisely. 
  • Ability to perform detailed work, work of a confidential nature and/or to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints. 
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Qualifications and Experience
 
Education: Secondary school education preferably enhanced by Diploma in Human Resources, Business Studies or related field. Knowledge of modern office procedures and communications skills.
 
Experience: At least three years of progressively responsible general experience in clerical work experience, including at least one year in the field of human resources or other related field and at least one year at the G3 level or equivalent.
 
Knowledge: Experience in utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other standard WFP software packages and systems. General knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing human resources administration.
 
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English essential.
 
Other desirable skills: Knowledge of WFP manuals in the area of human resources administration. Working knowledge (level C) and/or limited knowledge (level B) of other WFP official languages depending on area of work. Formal training in administration or human resources.
 
Interested individuals meeting the above qualifications are required to submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of education certificates, names and telephone numbers or email addresses of three work referees by e-mail to: wfp.omnhr@wfp.org quoting the VA no. and the title of the position in the subject line.
 
Applicants should also complete and submit a Personal History form (P.11) available on the following link http://www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc.
 
Closing date: 04 June 2013. 
Applications must be received by the deadline. 
Late applications will not be considered. 
Only short-listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.
 
NB: WFP does not charge fees from applicants at any stage during the recruitment process.

Vacancy Announcement No: OMN/006/2013
 
Post Title: National Programme Officer (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst)
 
Grade: NOB (Fixed Term)
 
Duty Station: WFP’s Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa, based in Nairobi
 
Salary: As per UN Scales
 
This vacancy announcement is open to both male and female candidates. Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
 
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the post of National Programme Officer (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst) in support of the Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa (OMN), based in Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Resource Management Analyst, the National Programme Officer (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst) will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Review budget and revised budget plans for new and ongoing projects to provide expert advice on budgetary adjustments required for effective utilization of funds by RB/CO;
  • Recommend follow up actions in respect to approval process for all projects so that all documentation is in line with the Programme Review Committee (PRC) recommendations and data in WFP corporate systems is accurate; and,
  • Provide comprehensive analysis on project performance and financial surplus/deficit, and recommend appropriate actions to be undertaken by RB/CO management.
  • Monitor the use of resources assigned to projects and provide expert advice to Fund Managers on actions to be taken in case of potential shortfalls and surpluses;
  • Provide input into the design of tools to facilitate monitoring of resource utilization and identification of surpluses and shortfalls;
  • Support the preparation of advance financing requests by providing recommendations to the Regional Director; monitor and provide advice on all internal and external borrowing and repayment arrangements;
  • Support the preparation of various documents, e.g. funding proposals and assignment plans, budgets for donor proposals, import parity forms and presentation of costs versus benefits of local purchases, e.t.c;
  • Monitor commodity and cash requirements, availability and shortfalls (pipeline) for all operations in the region;
  • Ensure that CO pipeline submissions are accurate and reflect project requirements and situation on the ground;
  • Collate operational pipeline data and prioritize operations within the RB according to severity of pipeline shortfalls. Advise RB management and Headquarters (HQ) on resource allocations;
  • Support the preparation of pipeline reports and strategy definition for the utilization of resources during emergencies;
  • Provide food-demand plan aggregated by common corridors to support management of the Forward Purchase Facility (FPF) and provide information to guide Regional Bureau decision-making when multiple projects compete for the same FPF stock.
  • Prepare and disseminate comprehensive regular/ad hoc analytical reports related to resource management to facilitate forecasting and decision making process;
  • Contribute to corporate initiatives in support of funds and budget management and corporate system enhancements; and,
  • Perform other duties as required.
Expected Results: 
  • Well prepared, analytical work; 
  • well managed projects, programmes and/or operations. 
  • Preparation of documents/operations which bring together country programmes in a manner which reflects strategic regional/country strategies and executive decisions. 
  • Effective coordination with other units and Headquarters, which leads to adequate delivery of required resources.
Critical Success Factors:  
  • Good analytical skills; 
  • resourcefulness, initiative, maturity of judgment, tact, negotiating skills; 
  • ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; 
  • ability to work in a team, and establish effective working relations with persons of different national and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Ability to cope with situations which may threaten health or safety; 
  • flexibility in accepting work assignments outside normal desk description. 
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Qualifications and Experience
 
Education: University degree in one or more of the following disciplines: economics, agriculture, international affairs, business administration, social sciences, development studies or a field relevant to international development assistance.
 
Experience: At least three years of postgraduate professional experience in commerce, business administration, development, or food aid support.
 
Knowledge: Training and/or experience utilizing computers including word processing, spreadsheet and other software packages. Proficiency in Excel and fair knowledge on Pivot tables: This level of skills is required to use advanced techniques for analyzing and manipulating data in Excel 2), automate some operations, manage Macro Commands, and create MS Excel applications. Specifically: Customize the work area, use advanced functions (Names, VLOOKUP, IF, IS), work with Pivot Tables, use spreadsheet web components, manage macro commands, concepts planning, operations, execution, modification, interruption, use personalized toolbars and perform some programming in VBA
 
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English essential.
 
Other desirable skills: Knowledge of relevant WFP specified software; proficiency in a second official WFP language, preferably French and ggeneral knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing administration.
 
Interested Kenyan nationals meeting the above qualifications are required to submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of education certificates, names and telephone numbers or email addresses of three work referees by e-mail to: wfp.omnhr@wfp.org quoting the VA no. and the title of the position in the subject line.
 
Applicants should also complete and submit a Personal History form (P.11) available on the following link http://www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc
 
Closing date: 04 June 2013
Applications must be received by the deadline. 
Late applications will not be considered. 
Only short-listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.
 
NB: WFP does not charge fees from applicants at any stage during the recruitment process.
Vacancy Announcement No: OMN/006/2013
 
Post Title: National Programme Officer (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst)
 
Grade: NOB (Fixed Term)
 
Duty Station: WFP’s Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa, based in Nairobi
 
Salary: As per UN Scales
 
This vacancy announcement is open to both male and female candidates. Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
 
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the post of National Programme Officer (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst) in support of the Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa (OMN), based in Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Resource Management Analyst, the National Programme Officer (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst) will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Review budget and revised budget plans for new and ongoing projects to provide expert advice on budgetary adjustments required for effective utilization of funds by RB/CO;
  • Recommend follow up actions in respect to approval process for all projects so that all documentation is in line with the Programme Review Committee (PRC) recommendations and data in WFP corporate systems is accurate; and,
  • Provide comprehensive analysis on project performance and financial surplus/deficit, and recommend appropriate actions to be undertaken by RB/CO management.
  • Monitor the use of resources assigned to projects and provide expert advice to Fund Managers on actions to be taken in case of potential shortfalls and surpluses;
  • Provide input into the design of tools to facilitate monitoring of resource utilization and identification of surpluses and shortfalls;
  • Support the preparation of advance financing requests by providing recommendations to the Regional Director; monitor and provide advice on all internal and external borrowing and repayment arrangements;
  • Support the preparation of various documents, e.g. funding proposals and assignment plans, budgets for donor proposals, import parity forms and presentation of costs versus benefits of local purchases, e.t.c;
  • Monitor commodity and cash requirements, availability and shortfalls (pipeline) for all operations in the region;
  • Ensure that CO pipeline submissions are accurate and reflect project requirements and situation on the ground;
  • Collate operational pipeline data and prioritize operations within the RB according to severity of pipeline shortfalls. Advise RB management and Headquarters (HQ) on resource allocations;
  • Support the preparation of pipeline reports and strategy definition for the utilization of resources during emergencies;
  • Provide food-demand plan aggregated by common corridors to support management of the Forward Purchase Facility (FPF) and provide information to guide Regional Bureau decision-making when multiple projects compete for the same FPF stock.
  • Prepare and disseminate comprehensive regular/ad hoc analytical reports related to resource management to facilitate forecasting and decision making process;
  • Contribute to corporate initiatives in support of funds and budget management and corporate system enhancements; and,
  • Perform other duties as required.
Expected Results: 
  • Well prepared, analytical work; 
  • well managed projects, programmes and/or operations. 
  • Preparation of documents/operations which bring together country programmes in a manner which reflects strategic regional/country strategies and executive decisions. 
  • Effective coordination with other units and Headquarters, which leads to adequate delivery of required resources.
Critical Success Factors:  
  • Good analytical skills; 
  • resourcefulness, initiative, maturity of judgment, tact, negotiating skills; 
  • ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; 
  • ability to work in a team, and establish effective working relations with persons of different national and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Ability to cope with situations which may threaten health or safety; 
  • flexibility in accepting work assignments outside normal desk description. 
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Qualifications and Experience
 
Education: University degree in one or more of the following disciplines: economics, agriculture, international affairs, business administration, social sciences, development studies or a field relevant to international development assistance.
 
Experience: At least three years of postgraduate professional experience in commerce, business administration, development, or food aid support.
 
Knowledge: Training and/or experience utilizing computers including word processing, spreadsheet and other software packages. Proficiency in Excel and fair knowledge on Pivot tables: This level of skills is required to use advanced techniques for analyzing and manipulating data in Excel 2), automate some operations, manage Macro Commands, and create MS Excel applications. Specifically: Customize the work area, use advanced functions (Names, VLOOKUP, IF, IS), work with Pivot Tables, use spreadsheet web components, manage macro commands, concepts planning, operations, execution, modification, interruption, use personalized toolbars and perform some programming in VBA
 
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English essential.
 
Other desirable skills: Knowledge of relevant WFP specified software; proficiency in a second official WFP language, preferably French and ggeneral knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing administration.
 
Interested Kenyan nationals meeting the above qualifications are required to submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of education certificates, names and telephone numbers or email addresses of three work referees by e-mail to: wfp.omnhr@wfp.org quoting the VA no. and the title of the position in the subject line.
 
Applicants should also complete and submit a Personal History form (P.11) available on the following link http://www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc
 
Closing date: 04 June 2013
Applications must be received by the deadline. 
Late applications will not be considered. 
Only short-listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.
 
NB: WFP does not charge fees from applicants at any stage during the recruitment process.
Vacancy Announcement No: OMN/006/2013
 
Post Title: National Programme Officer (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst)
 
Grade: NOB (Fixed Term)
 
Duty Station: WFP’s Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa, based in Nairobi
 
Salary: As per UN Scales
 
This vacancy announcement is open to both male and female candidates. Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
 
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the post of National Programme Officer (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst) in support of the Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa (OMN), based in Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Resource Management Analyst, the National Programme Officer (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst) will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Review budget and revised budget plans for new and ongoing projects to provide expert advice on budgetary adjustments required for effective utilization of funds by RB/CO;
  • Recommend follow up actions in respect to approval process for all projects so that all documentation is in line with the Programme Review Committee (PRC) recommendations and data in WFP corporate systems is accurate; and,
  • Provide comprehensive analysis on project performance and financial surplus/deficit, and recommend appropriate actions to be undertaken by RB/CO management.
  • Monitor the use of resources assigned to projects and provide expert advice to Fund Managers on actions to be taken in case of potential shortfalls and surpluses;
  • Provide input into the design of tools to facilitate monitoring of resource utilization and identification of surpluses and shortfalls;
  • Support the preparation of advance financing requests by providing recommendations to the Regional Director; monitor and provide advice on all internal and external borrowing and repayment arrangements;
  • Support the preparation of various documents, e.g. funding proposals and assignment plans, budgets for donor proposals, import parity forms and presentation of costs versus benefits of local purchases, e.t.c;
  • Monitor commodity and cash requirements, availability and shortfalls (pipeline) for all operations in the region;
  • Ensure that CO pipeline submissions are accurate and reflect project requirements and situation on the ground;
  • Collate operational pipeline data and prioritize operations within the RB according to severity of pipeline shortfalls. Advise RB management and Headquarters (HQ) on resource allocations;
  • Support the preparation of pipeline reports and strategy definition for the utilization of resources during emergencies;
  • Provide food-demand plan aggregated by common corridors to support management of the Forward Purchase Facility (FPF) and provide information to guide Regional Bureau decision-making when multiple projects compete for the same FPF stock.
  • Prepare and disseminate comprehensive regular/ad hoc analytical reports related to resource management to facilitate forecasting and decision making process;
  • Contribute to corporate initiatives in support of funds and budget management and corporate system enhancements; and,
  • Perform other duties as required.
Expected Results: 
  • Well prepared, analytical work; 
  • well managed projects, programmes and/or operations. 
  • Preparation of documents/operations which bring together country programmes in a manner which reflects strategic regional/country strategies and executive decisions. 
  • Effective coordination with other units and Headquarters, which leads to adequate delivery of required resources.
Critical Success Factors:  
  • Good analytical skills; 
  • resourcefulness, initiative, maturity of judgment, tact, negotiating skills; 
  • ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing; 
  • ability to work in a team, and establish effective working relations with persons of different national and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Ability to cope with situations which may threaten health or safety; 
  • flexibility in accepting work assignments outside normal desk description. 
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
Qualifications and Experience
 
Education: University degree in one or more of the following disciplines: economics, agriculture, international affairs, business administration, social sciences, development studies or a field relevant to international development assistance.
 
Experience: At least three years of postgraduate professional experience in commerce, business administration, development, or food aid support.
 
Knowledge: Training and/or experience utilizing computers including word processing, spreadsheet and other software packages. Proficiency in Excel and fair knowledge on Pivot tables: This level of skills is required to use advanced techniques for analyzing and manipulating data in Excel 2), automate some operations, manage Macro Commands, and create MS Excel applications. Specifically: Customize the work area, use advanced functions (Names, VLOOKUP, IF, IS), work with Pivot Tables, use spreadsheet web components, manage macro commands, concepts planning, operations, execution, modification, interruption, use personalized toolbars and perform some programming in VBA
 
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English essential.
 
Other desirable skills: Knowledge of relevant WFP specified software; proficiency in a second official WFP language, preferably French and ggeneral knowledge of UN system policies, rules, regulations and procedures governing administration.
 
Interested Kenyan nationals meeting the above qualifications are required to submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of education certificates, names and telephone numbers or email addresses of three work referees by e-mail to: wfp.omnhr@wfp.org quoting the VA no. and the title of the position in the subject line.
 
Applicants should also complete and submit a Personal History form (P.11) available on the following link http://www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc
 
Closing date: 04 June 2013
Applications must be received by the deadline. 
Late applications will not be considered. 
Only short-listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.
 
NB: WFP does not charge fees from applicants at any stage during the recruitment process.
Vacancy Announcement No: OMN/005/2013
 
Post Title: Senior Programme Assistant (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst)
 
Grade: Service Contract SC6 (G6 equivalent)
 
Duty Station: WFP’s Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa, based in Nairobi
 
Salary: As per UN Service Contract Salary Bands
 
This vacancy announcement is open to both male and female candidates. Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
 
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the post of Senior Programme Assistant (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst) in support of the Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa (OMN), based in Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Under the direct supervision of the Regional Resource Management Analyst, the Senior Programme Assistant (Resource and Pipeline Management Analyst) will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Analyze monthly pipeline data in format for use by OMN Supply Chain Group to aid SCG on SRAC priorities and analysis for FPF replenishment.
  • Effective monitoring systems of the balances have been established and any variances is followed up with CO
  • Support the Compilation and provision of simplified one page management overview of Project RMA situation and recommendations to COs on monthly basis/initiate RMA Supply chain format templates/ initiate pipeline Bulletin templates.
  • Recommend & Create Excel reporting templates for the unit that can minimize human errors and reduce delays in request for information and time workflows.
  • Better planning, review and further recommendations to management on enhancements of fund management and accountability system
  • Continuously access existing gaps, and the extent to which fund management and accountability is performed by existing systems.
  • Provide input and feedback to new and existing Global templates and resource analysis reports.
  • Provide comprehensive analysis on project performance and resource surplus/deficit, and recommend appropriate actions to be undertaken by CO management.
  • With support from Supervisor, acquire skills and keep self-abreast in the review of project performance analysis on Surplus/Deficits and perform BRs feedback analysis.
  • Rules and regulations, policies and procedures are made available to all relevant staff relevant staff have received adequate training on the financial rules and regulations, policies and procedures.
  • To enhance the knowledge of CO counterparts with regard to the resource management and pipeline issues in their daily work.
  • Ensure project budgets are accurate and timely checked, reviewed.
  • Review budget and revised budget plans for new and on-going projects and provide expert advice on budgetary adjustments required for effective utilization of funds by RB/CO(ii) Recommend follow up actions in respect to approval process for all projects so that all documentation are in line with the Programme Review Committee (PRC) recommendations and data in WFP corporate system.
  • Collect operational pipeline data and prioritize operations in the region to facilitate multilateral allocation process (SRAC process)& Provide qualitative support to CO to ensure, more effective and efficient pipeline management
  • Coordination and the creation of monthly OMN Pipeline bulletin including continuous improvements of design and information/ data included.
  • Enhance information sharing and coordination between, Programme, Donor Relation, Pipeline, Procurement & Logistics in RB in order to optimize the supply chain.
  • Act as Secretariat to the SCG; Take minutes at meeting of SCG/ Record follow up actions/ follow through with other units for availability to meetings and follow up actions.
  •  Attend SCG meetings and note developing issues within units
Expected Results: Well-functioning unit, providing technical expertise in a specialized area.
 
Critical Success Factors: 
  • Sound judgment; ability to extract, interpret, analyze and format data and to resolve operational problems. 
  • Ability to work with minimum of supervision;
  • to supervise and train support staff and to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Extensive and in-depth practical knowledge of a specialized area; 
  • ability to plan and organize work.
Qualifications and Experience
 
Education: Secondary school education, preferably supplemented by courses in supply chain management, development economics, emergency or other related field.
 
Experience: At least six years of progressively responsible experience of which at least one year closely related to operations, food aid related work or other related field. At least one year at the G6 level or equivalent.
 
Knowledge: Training and/or experience utilizing computers including word processing, spreadsheet and other software packages. Proficiency in Excel and fair knowledge on Pivot tables: This level of skills is required to use advanced techniques for analyzing and manipulating data in Excel 2), automate some operations, manage Macro Commands, and create MS Excel applications. Specifically: Customize the work area, use advanced functions (Names, VLOOKUP, IF, IS), work with Pivot Tables, use spreadsheet web components, manage macro commands, concepts planning, operations, execution, modification, interruption, use personalized toolbars and perform some programming in VBA
 
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English essential.
 
Other desirable skills:  Knowledge of relevant WFP specified software; knowledge of WFP financial regulations; and rules and WFP policies and procedures in the area of work; proficiency in a second official WFP language,
 
Interested individuals meeting the above qualifications are required to submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of education certificates, names and telephone numbers or email addresses of three work referees by e-mail to: wfp.omnhr@wfp.org quoting the VA no. and the title of the position in the subject line.
 
Applicants should also complete and submit a Personal History form (P.11) available on the following link http://www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc.
 
Closing Date: 04 June 2013
Applications must be received by the deadline. 
Late applications will not be considered. 
Only short-listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.
 
NB: WFP does not charge fees from applicants at any stage during the recruitment process.
Vacancy Announcement No: OMN/004/2013

Post Title: Senior Programme Assistant (Reports)
 
Grade: Service Contract SC7 (G7 equivalent)
 
Duty Station: WFP’s Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa, based in Nairobi
 
Salary: As per UN Service Contract Salary Bands
 
This vacancy announcement is open to both male and female candidates. Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
 
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the post of Senior Programme Assistant (Reports) in support of the Regional Bureau for East & Central Africa (OMN), based in Nairobi, Kenya.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:  
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Regional Programme Advisor, the Senior Programme Assistant (Reports) will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Assist with coordination, tracking and ensuring Country Offices timely submission of monthly sitreps, briefs and key statistical information.
  • Assist with consolidation, review and editing of inputs from COs for Executive Briefs.
  • As part of the OMN team, assist with coordination and review of inputs for SPRs and periodical WFP reports.
  • Assist in the preparation, writing and editing of reports as required by the RB and HQ.
  • As required, assist with monitoring and reviewing regular sources of information and data required for preparation of reports, e.g., information from NGOs, news clippings, surveys, and information from field monitors food statistics reports.
  • Provide support and clarification on reporting policies and other related issues to Country Offices.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Expected Results: Well-functioning unit, providing technical expertise in a specialized area.
 
Critical Success Factors: 
  • Sound judgment; 
  • ability to extract, interpret, analyze and format data and to resolve operational problems. 
  • Ability to work with minimum of supervision; 
  • to supervise and train support staff and to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. 
  • Extensive and in-depth practical knowledge of a specialized area;
  • ability to plan and organize work.
Qualifications and Experience
 
Education: Secondary school education, preferably supplemented by courses in human resources, public administration, transport, development economics or other related field.
 
Experience: At least six years of progressively responsible experience of which at least one year closely related to operations, food aid related work or other related field. At least one year at the G6 level or equivalent.
 
Knowledge: Training and/or experience utilizing computers including word processing, spreadsheet and other software packages.
 
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English essential.
 
Other desirable skills: Knowledge of relevant WFP specified software; knowledge of WFP financial regulations; and rules and WFP policies and procedures in the area of work; proficiency in a second official WFP language
Interested individuals meeting the above qualifications are required to submit their applications together with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of education certificates, names and telephone numbers or email addresses of three work referees by e-mail to: wfp.omnhr@wfp.org quoting the VA no. and the title of the position in the subject line.
 
Applicants should also complete and submit a Personal History form (P.11) available on the following link http://www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc.
 
Closing date: 04 June 2013. 
Applications must be received by the deadline. 
Late applications will not be considered. 
Only short-listed candidates meeting all essential qualifications will be contacted.
 
NB: WFP does not charge fees from applicants at any stage during the recruitment process.

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