Short Term Vacancy Notice

Vacancy Open To Internal and External Candidates

Terms of Reference

I.    Position Information


Vacancy Notice: IOMKE/VN/16/2013
Position title: Senior Regional Finance Assistant

Position grade: G6
Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya

Duration of Contract: 6 months, with possibility of extension
Seniority band: Band III

Job family: Support
Organizational unit: Finance

Position Number: Office of the Regional Director
Position rated : Yes
Subject to rotation: No

Reporting directly to: Regional Resource Management Officer
Overall supervision by:  Regional Director

II. Organizational Context and Scope

 
Under the overall guidance of the Regional Director (RD) in the mission with Regional functions in Kenya and the direct supervision of the Regional Resource Management Officer (RRMO), the incumbent will be responsible for providing specialized budgetary, financial, human resource and administrative support to the countries under the Regional Office in Kenya.

The incumbent will also work closely with Resource Management colleagues in the Region to ensure compliance with the IOM and the donors’ financial rules and regulations, and to carry out the following duties and responsibilities:-

III. Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  1. Provide specialized assistance to the RRMO in ensuring first-line support , guidance and training in the region with respect to IOM's policies and procedures relating to administrative, financial, HR, IT and procurement matters
  2. Provide guidance and support in the implementation of appropriate processes, mechanisms and internal controls in the Country Offices within the region.
  3. Advise on risk management of projects and offices in the region and inform RRMO/RD accordingly and suggest and initiate remedial actions.
  4. Monitor the financial management function in the region to address issues relating to accounting, budgeting and treasury matters in a timely fashion.
  5. Ensure timely submission of necessary financial and human resources reports and documentation of the Country Offices within the region to relevant HQ Departments and to MAC/PAC, as appropriate.
  6. Inform the RRMO of urgent financial, personnel and other resource needs or of risks resulting from resources mismanagement or fraud pursuant to established rules and instructions.
  7. Provide Support to the RRMO in managing the human resources function of Country Offices within the region. In coordination with PAC, as appropriate, exercise responsibility for recruitment, retention, separation and promotion of national staff in the Regional Office.
  8. Identify resource management-related training needs of the region; assist Chiefs of Missions of Country Offices in promoting career development of staff under their supervision in accordance with Human Resource policies; undertake staff evaluation for staff in the Regional Office.
  9. Provide support to the RRMO in Addressing safety and security management of IOM personnel, facilities and assets in the Regional Office; provide safety/security oversight of Country Offices within the region, in coordination with the UN DSS and/or IOM’s SSU.
  10. Work closely with the RRMO in ensuring the establishment and regular update of Business Continuity Plans (BCP) in the Regional Office as well as Country Offices within the region.
  11. Perform such other duties as may be assigned
IV. Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies:

Behavioural

Accountability
  • accepts and gives constructive criticism;
  • follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies;
  • meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs;
  • monitors own work to correct errors;
  • takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings.
Client Orientation 
  • identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work;
  • establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients;
  • identifies and monitors changes in the needs of clients, including donors, governments, and project beneficiaries;
  • keeps clients informed of developments and setbacks.
Continuous Learning
  • contributes to colleagues' learning;
  • demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills;
  • demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant to other functional areas;
  • keeps abreast of developments in own professional area.
Communication 
  • actively shares relevant information;
  • clearly communicates, and listens to feedback on, changing priorities and procedures;
  • writes clearly and effectively, adapting wording and style to the intended audience;
  • listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience.
Creativity and Initiative 
  • actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
  • expands responsibilities while maintaining existing ones;
  • persuades others to consider new ideas;
  • proactively develops new ways to resolve problems
Leadership and Negotiation
  • convinces others to share resources;
  • actively identifies
  • opportunities for and promotes organizational change;
  • presents goals as shared interests;
  • articulates vision to motivate colleagues and follows through with commitments.
Performance Management 
  • provides constructive feedback to colleagues;
  • identifies ways for their staff to develop their abilities and careers;
  • provides fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations;
  • uses staff evaluations appropriately in recruitment and other relevant HR procedures;
  • holds directly reporting managers accountable for providing fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations.
Planning and Organizing 
  • sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others; 
  • identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others; 
  • organizes and documents work to allow for planned and unplanned Handovers; 
  • identifies risks and makes contingency plans; 
  • adjusts priorities and plans to achieve goals; 
  • allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that of team members; 
  • effectively applies knowledge of multiple financial disciplines to monitor and manage the work of staff.
Professionalism 
  • effectively applies knowledge of relevant financial discipline; 
  • develops/follows internal control procedures to prevent fraud and mismanagement; 
  • ensures application of institutional financial policies and guidelines; 
  • advocates incorporate of financial considerations into processes and procedures; 
  • masters subject matter related to responsibilities; 
  • identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities; 
  • incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation; 
  • persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress; 
  • treats all colleagues with respect and dignity; 
  • works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts; 
  • knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions.
Teamwork
  • actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment; 
  • contributes to, and follows team objectives; 
  • gives credit where credit is due; 
  • seeks input and feedback from others; 
  • delegates tasks and responsibilities as appropriate; 
  • actively supports and implements final group decisions; 
  • takes joint responsibility for team's work.
Technological Awareness 
  • learns about developments in available technology; 
  • proactively identifies and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions; 
  • understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to appropriate work.
Resource Mobilization 
  • establishes realistic resource requirements to meet IOM needs; builds stable strategic alliances with relevant parties;
  •  identifies sources of and secures funding from external stakeholders to meet the needs of IOM.
Technical

V. Education and Experience
  1. Completed Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic institution, preferably in Accounting or Business Administration, with a professional certification as chartered accountant or certified public accountant.
  2. Minimum five years of professional experience in finance, accounting, budgeting and business administration.
  3. Good knowledge of human resources management.
  4. Experience in liaising with country missions, governmental and diplomatic authorities as well as with international institutions.
  5. Knowledge of IPSAS and SAP highly desirable.
  6. Previous working experience in resource management capacity in an IOM office, and knowledge of IOM accounting systems, software and procedures a distinct advantage.
VI. Languages
  • English
Mode of Application:

Submit cover letter and CV including daytime telephone and e-mail address to:-
International Organization for Migration (IOM), Human Resources Department, P.O. Box
55040 – 00200, Nairobi, Kenya or send via e-mail to hrnairobi@iom.int

Closing Date: 20th June, 2013

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Vacancy Notice Open to Internal and External Candidates

Terms of Reference

I. Position Information

Vacancy Notice: IOMKE/VN/17/2013
Position title: Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Position grade: G7
Duty station: Regional Office for Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

Seniority band: Band II
Job family: Migration

Organizational unit: Office of the Regional Director
Position rated : Yes

Subject to rotation: No
Reporting directly to: Senior Regional Emergency and Post-Crisis Specialist

Overall supervision by: Regional Director
Contract Duration: 6 months (renewable) Special Short Term Contract

II. Organizational Context and Scope

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a dynamic and growing intergovernmental organization, with 146 member states, committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. 
Established in 1951 and now active in over 440 field locations worldwide, IOM works with partners, government and civil society to:
  • Assist in meeting the operational challenges of migration and mobility
  • Advance understanding of migration issues
  • Encourage social and economic development through migration; and
  • Uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants and mobile populations.
IOM’s Regional Office for East Africa supports and monitors the following missions:
Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Burundi, Rwanda, Somalia, and South Sudan.

III. Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Under the overall guidance of the Regional Director of Regional Office (RO) Nairobi and the direct supervision of the Senior Regional EPC Specialist, the incumbent will assist in performing the monitoring and evaluation aspects of IOM programmes and projects in East Africa including but not limited to effective implementation, in particular in line with the expectations of IOM's donors on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) requirements.

In particular he/she will:
  1. Assist in developing the overall framework for Regional Project Monitoring and Evaluation. Support IOM project managers and mission M&E officers with both quantitative and qualitative monitoring aspects to provide relevant information for ongoing evaluation of programme/project activities, effects and impacts and for complying with regular reporting requirements.
  2. Assist the Regional Director, Chiefs of Missions and where applicable M&E officers, with the facilitation and development of country strategic frameworks in line with the IOM Africa Framework and Country Specific project’s needs;
  3. In partnership and coordination with the Regional Specialists, Project Endorsement Team and Country Missions assist with the development of projects by meeting the mandatory requirements as set out by both IOM and donors including but not limited to the development of projects Log Frames, Results-chains and Key Performance Indicators in support of project endorsement;
  4. In close coordination with the Regional Specialists, develop a clear list of indicators for each IOM sector of work and detail on how the COs to implement, monitor progress towards the pre-determined targets and report to the RO against these indicators.
  5. Assist in reviewing the project proposals received or developed by the RO and the donor reports from an M&E perspective and provided inputs as needed to the assigned RO reviewer.
  6. Conduct mid-term and annual assessments of regional M&E frameworks according to the Output Matrix and associated output weighting system;
  7. Support in the tracking of regional reporting deadlines as it relates to developed, ongoing and pending endorsements in coordination with relevant key stakeholders.
  8. Guide and ensure the regular receiving from missions and sharing of the outputs of M&E findings with relevant stakeholders and that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum in a timely fashion, also in terms of implications for future action. If necessary, create such discussion forums to fill any gaps.
  9. Produce regular regional monitoring reports to be shared with relevant stakeholders such as donors and coordinate with the Project Managers and Public Information Unit (PI) with regards to utilization of the outputs of M&E findings in PI materials.
  10. Design the format for performance reports; review monitoring reports, support project managers and M&E officers in analyzing them for outcome and impact evaluation and identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation and necessary corrective actions.
  11. Provide structured training sessions and on the job training and mentoring to project staff in the country missions in order to enable them to monitor and evaluate projects locally in compliance with regional M&E framework and donor requirements.
  12. As needed undertake visits to the field in coordination with project managers to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations/corrections might be needed.
  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
IV. Competencies
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies.

Behavioural

Accountability
  • Accepts and gives constructive criticism
  • Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies
  • Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs
  • Monitors own work to correct errors
  • Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings
Client Orientation
  • Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients
  • Identifies and monitors changes in the needs of clients, including donors, governments, and project beneficiaries
  • Keeps clients informed of developments and setbacks
Continuous Learning
  • Contributes to colleagues' learning
  • Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills
  • Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant to other functional areas
  • Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area
Communication
  • Actively shares relevant information
  • Clearly communicates, and listens to feedback on, changing priorities and procedures
  • Writes clearly and effectively, adapting wording and style to the intended audience
  • Listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
Creativity and Initiative
  • Actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Expands responsibilities while maintaining existing ones
  • Persuades others to consider new ideas
  • Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems
Leadership and Negotiation
  • Convinces others to share resources
  • Actively identifies opportunities for and promotes organizational change
  • Presents goals as shared interests
  • Articulates vision to motivate colleagues and follows through with commitments
Performance Management
  • Provides constructive feedback to colleagues
  • Identifies ways for their staff to develop their abilities and careers
  • Provides fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations
  • Uses staff evaluations appropriately in recruitment and other relevant HR procedures
  • Holds directly reporting managers accountable for providing fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations
Planning and Organizing
  • Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others
  • Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others
  • Organizes and documents work to allow for planned and unplanned handovers
  • Identifies risks and makes contingency plans
  • Adjusts priorities and plans to achieve goals
  • Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that of team members
Professionalism
  • Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
  • Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities
  • Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation
  • Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress
  • Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity
  • Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts
  • Knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions
Teamwork
  • Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment
  • Contributes to, and follows team objectives
  • Gives credit where credit is due
  • Seeks input and feedback from others
  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities as appropriate
  • Actively supports and implements final group decisions
  • Takes joint responsibility for team's work
Technological Awareness
  • Learns about developments in available technology
  • Proactively identifies and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions
  • Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to
  • appropriate work
Resource Mobilization
  • Establishes realistic resource requirements to meet IOM needs
Technical
  • Effectively applies knowledge of migration issues within organizational context
  • Correctly frames migration issues within their regional, global, and political context
  • Knowledge and understanding of migration issues in the region an advantage
V. Education and Experience
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, or related field.
  2. Minimum of five years of experience in the field of monitoring and evaluation/research. Proven capacity to develop, implement and coordinate M&E and research programmes. Strong analytical skills and demonstrated managerial and organizational ability are required.
  3. Proven experience in:
  • The logical framework approach and other strategic planning approaches M&E methods and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory)
  • Planning and implementation of M&E systems
  • Training in M&E development and implementation
  • Facilitating learning-orientated analysis sessions of M&E data with multiple stakeholders
  • Information analysis and report writing
VI. Languages
  • Excellent command of the English language (oral and written)
  • Advantageous
  • Knowledge in French will be an advantage.
Mode of Application:

Submit applications’ cover letter and updated CVs, including daytime telephone or e-mail contact to:
Human Resources Department, International Organization for Migration (IOM), P.O.
Box 55040 – 00200, Nairobi, Kenya or send via e-mail to hrnairobi@iom.int

Closing Date: 20th June, 2013

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Vacancy Notice Open to Internal and External Candidates

Terms of Reference

I. Position Information

Vacancy Notice: IOMKE/VN/17/2013
Position title: Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Position grade: G7
Duty station: Regional Office for Eastern Africa, Nairobi, Kenya

Seniority band: Band II
Job family: Migration

Organizational unit: Office of the Regional Director
Position rated : Yes

Subject to rotation: No
Reporting directly to: Senior Regional Emergency and Post-Crisis Specialist

Overall supervision by: Regional Director
Contract Duration: 6 months (renewable) Special Short Term Contract

II. Organizational Context and Scope

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is a dynamic and growing intergovernmental organization, with 146 member states, committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. 
Established in 1951 and now active in over 440 field locations worldwide, IOM works with partners, government and civil society to:
  • Assist in meeting the operational challenges of migration and mobility
  • Advance understanding of migration issues
  • Encourage social and economic development through migration; and
  • Uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants and mobile populations.
IOM’s Regional Office for East Africa supports and monitors the following missions:
Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Burundi, Rwanda, Somalia, and South Sudan.

III. Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Under the overall guidance of the Regional Director of Regional Office (RO) Nairobi and the direct supervision of the Senior Regional EPC Specialist, the incumbent will assist in performing the monitoring and evaluation aspects of IOM programmes and projects in East Africa including but not limited to effective implementation, in particular in line with the expectations of IOM's donors on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) requirements.

In particular he/she will:
  1. Assist in developing the overall framework for Regional Project Monitoring and Evaluation. Support IOM project managers and mission M&E officers with both quantitative and qualitative monitoring aspects to provide relevant information for ongoing evaluation of programme/project activities, effects and impacts and for complying with regular reporting requirements.
  2. Assist the Regional Director, Chiefs of Missions and where applicable M&E officers, with the facilitation and development of country strategic frameworks in line with the IOM Africa Framework and Country Specific project’s needs;
  3. In partnership and coordination with the Regional Specialists, Project Endorsement Team and Country Missions assist with the development of projects by meeting the mandatory requirements as set out by both IOM and donors including but not limited to the development of projects Log Frames, Results-chains and Key Performance Indicators in support of project endorsement;
  4. In close coordination with the Regional Specialists, develop a clear list of indicators for each IOM sector of work and detail on how the COs to implement, monitor progress towards the pre-determined targets and report to the RO against these indicators.
  5. Assist in reviewing the project proposals received or developed by the RO and the donor reports from an M&E perspective and provided inputs as needed to the assigned RO reviewer.
  6. Conduct mid-term and annual assessments of regional M&E frameworks according to the Output Matrix and associated output weighting system;
  7. Support in the tracking of regional reporting deadlines as it relates to developed, ongoing and pending endorsements in coordination with relevant key stakeholders.
  8. Guide and ensure the regular receiving from missions and sharing of the outputs of M&E findings with relevant stakeholders and that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum in a timely fashion, also in terms of implications for future action. If necessary, create such discussion forums to fill any gaps.
  9. Produce regular regional monitoring reports to be shared with relevant stakeholders such as donors and coordinate with the Project Managers and Public Information Unit (PI) with regards to utilization of the outputs of M&E findings in PI materials.
  10. Design the format for performance reports; review monitoring reports, support project managers and M&E officers in analyzing them for outcome and impact evaluation and identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation and necessary corrective actions.
  11. Provide structured training sessions and on the job training and mentoring to project staff in the country missions in order to enable them to monitor and evaluate projects locally in compliance with regional M&E framework and donor requirements.
  12. As needed undertake visits to the field in coordination with project managers to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations/corrections might be needed.
  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
IV. Competencies
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following technical and behavioural competencies.

Behavioural

Accountability
  • Accepts and gives constructive criticism
  • Follows all relevant procedures, processes, and policies
  • Meets deadline, cost, and quality requirements for outputs
  • Monitors own work to correct errors
  • Takes responsibility for meeting commitments and for any shortcomings
Client Orientation
  • Identifies the immediate and peripheral clients of own work
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with clients
  • Identifies and monitors changes in the needs of clients, including donors, governments, and project beneficiaries
  • Keeps clients informed of developments and setbacks
Continuous Learning
  • Contributes to colleagues' learning
  • Demonstrates interest in improving relevant skills
  • Demonstrates interest in acquiring skills relevant to other functional areas
  • Keeps abreast of developments in own professional area
Communication
  • Actively shares relevant information
  • Clearly communicates, and listens to feedback on, changing priorities and procedures
  • Writes clearly and effectively, adapting wording and style to the intended audience
  • Listens effectively and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience
Creativity and Initiative
  • Actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services
  • Expands responsibilities while maintaining existing ones
  • Persuades others to consider new ideas
  • Proactively develops new ways to resolve problems
Leadership and Negotiation
  • Convinces others to share resources
  • Actively identifies opportunities for and promotes organizational change
  • Presents goals as shared interests
  • Articulates vision to motivate colleagues and follows through with commitments
Performance Management
  • Provides constructive feedback to colleagues
  • Identifies ways for their staff to develop their abilities and careers
  • Provides fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations
  • Uses staff evaluations appropriately in recruitment and other relevant HR procedures
  • Holds directly reporting managers accountable for providing fair, accurate, timely, and constructive staff evaluations
Planning and Organizing
  • Sets clear and achievable goals consistent with agreed priorities for self and others
  • Identifies priority activities and assignments for self and others
  • Organizes and documents work to allow for planned and unplanned handovers
  • Identifies risks and makes contingency plans
  • Adjusts priorities and plans to achieve goals
  • Allocates appropriate times and resources for own work and that of team members
Professionalism
  • Masters subject matter related to responsibilities
  • Identifies issues, opportunities, and risks central to responsibilities
  • Incorporates gender-related needs, perspectives, and concerns, and promotes equal gender participation
  • Persistent, calm, and polite in the face of challenges and stress
  • Treats all colleagues with respect and dignity
  • Works effectively with people from different cultures by adapting to relevant cultural contexts
  • Knowledgeable about and promotes IOM core mandate and migration solutions
Teamwork
  • Actively contributes to an effective, collegial, and agreeable team environment
  • Contributes to, and follows team objectives
  • Gives credit where credit is due
  • Seeks input and feedback from others
  • Delegates tasks and responsibilities as appropriate
  • Actively supports and implements final group decisions
  • Takes joint responsibility for team's work
Technological Awareness
  • Learns about developments in available technology
  • Proactively identifies and advocates for cost-efficient technology solutions
  • Understands applicability and limitation of technology and seeks to apply it to
  • appropriate work
Resource Mobilization
  • Establishes realistic resource requirements to meet IOM needs
Technical
  • Effectively applies knowledge of migration issues within organizational context
  • Correctly frames migration issues within their regional, global, and political context
  • Knowledge and understanding of migration issues in the region an advantage
V. Education and Experience
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, or related field.
  2. Minimum of five years of experience in the field of monitoring and evaluation/research. Proven capacity to develop, implement and coordinate M&E and research programmes. Strong analytical skills and demonstrated managerial and organizational ability are required.
  3. Proven experience in:
  • The logical framework approach and other strategic planning approaches M&E methods and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory)
  • Planning and implementation of M&E systems
  • Training in M&E development and implementation
  • Facilitating learning-orientated analysis sessions of M&E data with multiple stakeholders
  • Information analysis and report writing
VI. Languages
  • Excellent command of the English language (oral and written)
  • Advantageous
  • Knowledge in French will be an advantage.
Mode of Application:

Submit applications’ cover letter and updated CVs, including daytime telephone or e-mail contact to:
Human Resources Department, International Organization for Migration (IOM), P.O.
Box 55040 – 00200, Nairobi, Kenya or send via e-mail to hrnairobi@iom.int

Closing Date: 20th June, 2013

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Machakos University College wishes to recruit qualified and dedicated applicants for vacant positions as follows:-

Non -Teaching Staff Positions

Estates Officer - Grade E/F

Applicants must be holders of Bachelors degree or Higher National Diploma in Building and Civil Engineering. 
In addition, the applicants must have the following:
  • Must be registered with a recognized professional body.
  • Must be registered with relevant government boards.
  • At least 5 years relevant post qualification working experience in a busy organization.
Procurement Officer - Grade E/F

Applicants must be holders of Bachelors degree in commerce/business administration (Procurement and supplies option) or their approved equivalent from a recognized institution.

In addition, the applicants must have the following:
  • Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies management or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
  • At least five years relevant work experience preferably in an institution of higher learning.
  • Must be registered with a recognized professional body.
  • Excellent negotiation and computer skills.
(Purchasing) Procurement Assistant - Grade A/B

Applicants must be holders of KCE Div III or KCSE mean grade C+ and above.

In addition, the applicants must have the following:
  • Diploma in supplies and procurement management from a recognized institution.
  • Evidence of computer literacy.
  • At least 3 years relevant post qualification working experience in a busy organization preferably in an institution of higher learning.
Science Lab Technician - Grade A/B

Applicants must be holders of KCE Div III or KCSE mean grade C and above.
 
In addition, the applicants must have the following:
  • Diploma in Science Laboratory.
  • Technical certificate in relevant field.
  • At least 3 years relevant post qualification experience preferably in a learning institution.
  • Evidence of computer literacy.
Auditor - Grade E/F

Applicants must be holders of bachelor of commerce degree (finance option).

In addition, the applicants must have the following:
  • Holder of CPA II.
  • A/O Level certificate.
  • Evidence of computer literacy
  • At least 5 years relevant post qualification working experience in a busy organization.
Audit Assistant - Grade C/D

Applicants must be holders of Bachelor of Commerce/Business administration degree (finance/accounting option). 
In addition, the applicant must have the following:
  • CPA I or any other equivalent qualification.
  • Evidence of computer literacy.
  • At least 5 years relevant post qualification working experience in a busy organization.
Accounts Clerk - Grade III/IV

Applicants must be holders of Div III or KCSE mean grade C plain and above.

In addition, applicants must have the following:
  • ACNC II OR KATC II
  • Evidence of computer literacy in accounting packages.
  • At least 3 years post qualification working experience in a busy organization.
Registry Supervisor - Grade E/F

Applicants must be holders of Bachelors degree in Information Science or their approved equivalent or Higher National Diploma in records & archives management.

In addition, the applicants must have the following:
  • A certificate in supervisory skills.
  • At least 5 years relevant post qualification working experience in a busy organization.
  • Evidence of computer literacy.
ICT Technician - Grade A/B

Applicants must be holders of Div III or KCSE mean grade C+ and above.

In addition, applicants must have the following:
  • Diploma in information technology or information communication technology from a recognized Institution.
  • Professional certification in either CISCO, CISA ORACLE etc.
  • At least 5 years relevant post qualification working experience in a busy organization.
Web Master - Grade A/B

Applicants must be holders of Div III or KCSE mean grade C+ and above.

In addition, applicants must have the following:
  • Diploma in information technology or information communication technology from a recognized institution.
  • Certificate in web design or web engineering.
  • Professional certification in either CISCO, CISA ORACLE etc.
  • At least 5 years relevant post qualification working experience as a web master in a busy organization.
Electrical Technician - Grade A/B

Applicants must be holders of Div III or KCSE mean grade C+ and above.

In addition, applicants must have the following:
  • Diploma in Electronics Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Evidence of computer literacy.
  • At least 5 years relevant post qualification working experience in a busy organization.
Transport Officer - Grade A/B

Applicants must be holders of Div III or KCSE mean grade C+ and above.

In addition, applicant must have the following:
  • Diploma in transport and fleet management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A valid driving license class A - E
  • A certificate in supervisory skills.
  • Evidence in computer literacy.
  • At least 5 years relevant post qualification working experience in a busy organization.
Motor Mechanic - Grade III/IV

Applicants must be holders of (KNEC) craft certificate in Motor Vehicle Mechanics.

In addition, the applicant must have the following:
  • GTTI Certificate in motor vehicle mechanics.
  • A valid driving license class A - E.
  • At least 5 years relevant post qualification working experience.
Clinical Officer - Grade E/F

Applicants must be holders of Div II or KCSE mean grade B+ and above.

In addition applicants must have the following:
  • Higher National Diploma in Clinical Medicine.
  • Be registered with relevant professional body.
  • At least 5 years relevant post qualification experience preferably in a busy Medical Institution.
Medical Laboratory Technician - Grade A/B

Applicants must be holders of Div III or KCSE C plain and above.

In addition, applicants must have the following:
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology.
  • Be registered with relevant professional body.
  • At least 3 years relevant post qualification experience preferably in a busy medical institution.
Terms of Service

The terms of service include house allowance and commuting allowance.

Successful candidates will be permanent and pensionable. 
The application letter should give full details of educational and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address. 
Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in the area of specialization.

Applicants and referees should write directly to the undersigned.

The Principal
Machakos University College
P O Box 136-90100
Machakos

Applications and letters from referees should be received not later than 20th June 2013.

Machakos University College is an equal opportunity employer
Kenya Rural Roads Authority

Employment Opportunities

The Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA) is seeking for dedicated and self-motivated individuals, who are able to demonstrate strong analytical skills, achievement of results, excellent time management and teamwork, to fill the following vacancies:

1. Planning and Environment Department

Senior Transport Economist
Ref: KeRRA/HR/P&E/2013/001

Duties and Responsibilities:

Working under the general supervision of the General Manager (Planning and Environment), the Senior
Transport Economist will:-
  • Formulate, develop and coordinate annual, strategic, business, Performance Contract and investment plans for the Authority; advising the General Manager, Planning and Environment on strategic direction;
  • Conduct and coordinate economic analysis of investments, programmes and projects; analyze economic trends and advise on road transport issues related to the economy;
  • Coordinate feasibility studies/project cost-benefit and socio-economic analysis of planned road projects;
  • Monitor, evaluate, audit and review the implementation of the Authority’s plans, programmes and projects to enhance operational efficiency;
  • Benchmark KeRRA activities with similar Authorities;
  • Monitor and evaluate quantity and quality of on-going and completed works within the Authority;
  • Prepare workplans and re-aligning them to the budget;
  • Collect and analyze economic data and produce reports;
Required skills:
  • Should have extensive experience in providing socio-economic analysis related to road development. The candidate is also expected to have experience in developing economic policies and strategies for public institutions;
  • Should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to interact in a complex environment both in the public and the private sector. A clear understanding of the dynamics of GOK-Development Partners relationships is required; and
  • Should have the ability to understand technical issues related to the road sector and be able to prepare professional reports.
Qualifications & Experience required:-
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics or related field from an internationally recognized university or college.
  • A Master’s Degree in Transport Economics will be a distinct advantage.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years experience in economics and planning, at least three (3) of which should be in the area of economic assessment of roads and related activities.
  • Knowledge and experience in use of a Highway Development and Management System, will be a further advantage.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
2. Legal Affairs Department

Senior Legal Officer
Ref: KeRRA/HR/LA/2013/002

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Legal Affairs Manager, the job holder will be expected to:
  • Assist in the provision of legal advice;
  • Assist in the Board Secretarial function as required;
  • Assist in the preparation and review of contracts;
  • Provide legal, administrative and support services to the office of the Legal Affairs Manager;
  • Review, advise and make recommendations on new legislation, subsidiary legislation, rules and regulations;
  • Assist in the Authority’s litigation function as appropriate;
  • Ensure legal, statutory and contractual compliance;
  • Prepare, file and maintain legal documents for the Authority as required;
  • Carry out legal research as required;
  • Prepare and file legal documents;
  • Register legal documents with relevant registries.
Qualifications & Experience required:-

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:-
  • Hold a Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognized institution;
  • Possess Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
  • Have at least four (4) years post qualification experience or served in the grade of Legal Officer, or in a relevant and comparable position for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Be a Registered Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practising certificate;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Certificate of attendance of a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution, will be an added advantage.
Candidates who meet the requirements above should submit their applications together with a detailed curriculum vitae stating age, present employer, position, day contact telephone number (s), current and expected remuneration, notice period required to take up the appointment where successful, names and contacts of three referees together with copies of the applicant’s national ID Card, academic certificates and testimonials so as to be received on or before Thursday 20th June, 2013 to the address below. 
All envelopes/applications should have the respective job reference number clearly marked.

The Director General,
Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA),
Blue Shield Towers, 6th Floor, Hospital Road,
P.O. Box 48151-00100
Nairobi.

KeRRA is an equal opportunity Employer. 
Any form of canvassing shall lead to disqualification.

Only short listed candidates shall be contacted.
Principal of College
Ref. KYUC/001/06/2013

Kirinyaga University College was established by the Kenya Government through The Kirinyaga University College Order, Legal Notice No. 108 of September 2011 as a constituent college of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. 
The successor to the Kirinyaga Technical Institute (KTI), the University College aims at becoming a world class university of science and technology specializing in industry oriented innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering, ICT and agriculture.

The University College is located approximately 100 Km North East of Nairobi off Nairobi Sagana-Embu-Highway in Kutus Town of Kirinyaga County. 
The location offers a serene academic, research and student study environment at the foothills of Mount Kenya.

The University College Council seeks to appoint a suitable candidate to the position of the Principal. 
The Principal to be appointed will be a self-motivated, dynamic, and visionary and result oriented person who has high ethical values, integrity and professionalism.

The Principal will have an overall mandate of establishing a strong academic, research and innovation oriented, firm administration and financially sound University College.

The University College Council hereby invites applications from qualified persons to fill the position of Principal of Kirinyaga University College.

Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities

As the Chief Executive Officer of the University College, the Principal will be the accountable officer on matters of academic, research, administration and financial management of the College working under the direction of the University College Council with the following duties, responsibilities and accountabilities;
  • Guide and train high caliber and industry oriented students;
  • Have overall mandate to direct, organize and administer academic programs;
  • Have overall mandate on sound and prudent management of all assets;
  • Develop, coordinate and implement research, academic and administrative policies in accordance with the Master Plan and Strategic Plan;
  • Maintain efficiency and good order as to ensure proper enforcement of the Statutes and other College
  • Regulations in line with the University Act;
  • Provide innovative and creative leadership in the areas of finance, human resources, planning and infrastructural development, students’ affairs management and community linkages;
  • Play a key role in the facilitation and maintenance of linkages with government/regulatory agencies and other local/international institutions of higher learning;
  • Guide the College in line with the Performance Contract signed between the Council and the Ministry of Education
  • Perform other duties as may be allocated by the University College Council from time to time.
Requirements for Applicant
  • Be a holder of an earned PhD and be a Professors or Associate Professor in the areas of science, technology and related fields;
  • Be well published and an academic leader in his/her area of specialization;
  • Have at least eight (8) years of academic and research experience at senior level and possess demonstrated capacity for leadership in an academic and/or research institution having served as
  • Chairman and Dean of Faculty/School
  • Be familiar with current national, regional and global trends in provision of higher education;
  • Possess demonstrated ability to prudently manage human and financial capital
  • Possess demonstrated ability to plan, develop and implement academic programs and institutional linkages;
  • Be registered with and be active members of professional associations in his/her area of specialization;
  • Have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.
Applicants whose professional background experience includes leadership in teaching and administration in reputable international institutions, networking, fundraising and resource mobilization, as well those with training in the field of management, such as MBA, will have an added advantage.

Terms and Conditions of Service

Successful candidates for this position will be offered a competitive remuneration package, including house allowance, gratuity, medical and other benefits in accordance with the University College remunerations guidelines.

The appointment will be for a contractual period of five (5) years renewable once for a further period of five (5) years subject to a satisfactory performance appraisal by the University College Council.

The applicant should submit detailed Curriculum Vitae detailing academic and professional qualifications, experience in academic, administration and leadership skills; publications, awards/scholarships/funding done; membership to professional associations and others linkages.
 
The ideal candidate should be a Kenyan citizen who will meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution and a high level of professional ethical standing. 
Consequently all applicants are expected to obtain clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a certificate of good conduct from Criminal Investigation Department.

Applicants should in addition attach their copies of certificates and testimonials detailing their e-mail address (es) and telephone contacts. The CV should also detail names of three referees giving their telephone numbers and contact addresses

Applications should be sent to reach the undersigned on or before 21st June, 2013

The Chairman of University College Council
Kirinyaga University College
P. O. Box 143 -10300
Kerugoya

Email: chairman@kyuc.ac.ke
Principal of College
Ref. KYUC/001/06/2013

Kirinyaga University College was established by the Kenya Government through The Kirinyaga University College Order, Legal Notice No. 108 of September 2011 as a constituent college of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. 
The successor to the Kirinyaga Technical Institute (KTI), the University College aims at becoming a world class university of science and technology specializing in industry oriented innovation and entrepreneurship in engineering, ICT and agriculture.

The University College is located approximately 100 Km North East of Nairobi off Nairobi Sagana-Embu-Highway in Kutus Town of Kirinyaga County. 
The location offers a serene academic, research and student study environment at the foothills of Mount Kenya.

The University College Council seeks to appoint a suitable candidate to the position of the Principal. 
The Principal to be appointed will be a self-motivated, dynamic, and visionary and result oriented person who has high ethical values, integrity and professionalism.

The Principal will have an overall mandate of establishing a strong academic, research and innovation oriented, firm administration and financially sound University College.

The University College Council hereby invites applications from qualified persons to fill the position of Principal of Kirinyaga University College.

Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities

As the Chief Executive Officer of the University College, the Principal will be the accountable officer on matters of academic, research, administration and financial management of the College working under the direction of the University College Council with the following duties, responsibilities and accountabilities;
  • Guide and train high caliber and industry oriented students;
  • Have overall mandate to direct, organize and administer academic programs;
  • Have overall mandate on sound and prudent management of all assets;
  • Develop, coordinate and implement research, academic and administrative policies in accordance with the Master Plan and Strategic Plan;
  • Maintain efficiency and good order as to ensure proper enforcement of the Statutes and other College
  • Regulations in line with the University Act;
  • Provide innovative and creative leadership in the areas of finance, human resources, planning and infrastructural development, students’ affairs management and community linkages;
  • Play a key role in the facilitation and maintenance of linkages with government/regulatory agencies and other local/international institutions of higher learning;
  • Guide the College in line with the Performance Contract signed between the Council and the Ministry of Education
  • Perform other duties as may be allocated by the University College Council from time to time.
Requirements for Applicant
  • Be a holder of an earned PhD and be a Professors or Associate Professor in the areas of science, technology and related fields;
  • Be well published and an academic leader in his/her area of specialization;
  • Have at least eight (8) years of academic and research experience at senior level and possess demonstrated capacity for leadership in an academic and/or research institution having served as
  • Chairman and Dean of Faculty/School
  • Be familiar with current national, regional and global trends in provision of higher education;
  • Possess demonstrated ability to prudently manage human and financial capital
  • Possess demonstrated ability to plan, develop and implement academic programs and institutional linkages;
  • Be registered with and be active members of professional associations in his/her area of specialization;
  • Have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism.
Applicants whose professional background experience includes leadership in teaching and administration in reputable international institutions, networking, fundraising and resource mobilization, as well those with training in the field of management, such as MBA, will have an added advantage.

Terms and Conditions of Service

Successful candidates for this position will be offered a competitive remuneration package, including house allowance, gratuity, medical and other benefits in accordance with the University College remunerations guidelines.

The appointment will be for a contractual period of five (5) years renewable once for a further period of five (5) years subject to a satisfactory performance appraisal by the University College Council.

The applicant should submit detailed Curriculum Vitae detailing academic and professional qualifications, experience in academic, administration and leadership skills; publications, awards/scholarships/funding done; membership to professional associations and others linkages.
 
The ideal candidate should be a Kenyan citizen who will meet the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution and a high level of professional ethical standing. 
Consequently all applicants are expected to obtain clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority, Higher Education Loans Board, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a certificate of good conduct from Criminal Investigation Department.

Applicants should in addition attach their copies of certificates and testimonials detailing their e-mail address (es) and telephone contacts. The CV should also detail names of three referees giving their telephone numbers and contact addresses

Applications should be sent to reach the undersigned on or before 21st June, 2013

The Chairman of University College Council
Kirinyaga University College
P. O. Box 143 -10300
Kerugoya

Email: chairman@kyuc.ac.ke

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