To support our growing local and international clientele, we are inviting applications from pro-active and dynamic individuals for the following position:
 
Company Secretarial Assistant
 
The incumbent will be responsible for handling client company secretarial work under the direct supervision of the partner. 
The key responsibilities of the position-holder include:
  • Handling administrative matters for the company secretarial department.
  • Maintaining client secretarial files including preparing the relevant returns, resolutions and forms whenever appropriate.
  • Updating the client statutory register.
  • Attending board and general meetings and taking minutes.
Qualifications
  • CPS(K) professional qualification
  • The ability to handle a client portfolio independently
  • Sound company secretarial knowledge and experience
  • Minimum of two year’s experience in a similar position
If you believe your can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the above criteria, send in your application and a detailed CV indicating a daytime contact number to the following address by 30th June 2013. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
The Partner, Zainash Registrars,
1st Floor, Reliance Centre, 
Woodvale Grove, Westlands.
P.O. Box 44 - 00606, 
Nairobi, Kenya. 
E-mail: info@ke.rsmashvir.com
The Kenya Sugar Research Foundation (KESREF) is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Agriculture, with its headquarters at Kibos, off Kisumu-Miwani Road. 
KESREF is mandated to develop and disseminate appropriate technologies for enhanced productivity, value addition and competitiveness of the Kenyan Sugar Sub-sector.

The Foundation wishes to recruit qualified and experienced individuals to the following vacant positions on a temporary twelve (12) months period:

1. Extension Scientist
Grade RF 5 

Ref: ES / REC/TEMP/01/13
1 Post

Salary Scale:- Ksh 63782 x 3189 - 66971 x 3349 - 70320 x 3516 -73836 x 3691 - 77527 x 3877 - 81404 p.m.
 
Duties and responsibilities
 
Initiate and implement extension projects; design, establish and manage trials; collect, compile and analyse data from extension experiments; compile and generate extension reports; supervise and manage resources; plan intervention measures; prepare scientific and technical reports; offer training and advisory services, prepare and communicate extension findings.

Job requirements
 
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have the following;
  • Have a Masters Degree in the relevant field from a recognized University
  • Three (3) years experience in extension work,
  • Demonstrated ability and shown merit in work performance and results;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Good analytical and leadership skills;
  • Be a result oriented team player;
  • Possess Computer application skills.
2. Assistant Laboratory Technologist II 
Grade RF 7 
1 Post
 
Re: ALT/REC/ TEMP/ 02/13-(One Post)
 
Salary Scale: - Ksh 50670x1150-55270x1240-57730x1300-60330 p.m.
 
Duties and responsibilities
 
Collection and maintenance of laboratory records; indexing and processing experimental data; performing laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations; carrying out analytical and diagnostic tests; ensuring safety procedures are adhered to.
 
Job requirements
 
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have the following;
  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry or relevant discipline from a recognized institution
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Be a result oriented team player
  • Possess Computer application skills
3. Information Communication and Technology Officer III

RF
7-REF:ICTO/REC/TEMP/03/13
1 Post
 
Salary Scale: - Ksh 50670x1150-55270x1240-57730x1300-60330 p.m.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Respond to client problem calls from 1st Line Support Officers and the Helpdesk; troubleshoot and resolve simple ICT hardware, Office and System software, and Business Application problems; forward unresolved problems to 3rd Line Support Officers; carry out simple preventive maintenance on specialised ICT equipment including switches, routers, and access points; carry out performance tuning on system software of personal computers; carry out back-up on user computers.

Job requirements
 
For appointment to this grade a candidate must have the following;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information and Communication Technology or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Professional Certification in the following areas: Systems Administration; Application Development; Hardware Administration; Network Administration; User Support; Information Security; Electronics;
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Be a result oriented team player
4. Supply Chain Management Officer III
Job Grade: RF 7
Ref: SCMO III/REC/TEMP/04/13
(One Post)
 
Salary Scale: - Ksh 50670x1150-55270x1240-57730x1300-60330 p.m.
 
Duties and responsibilities
 
Carry out stock taking reconciliations; prepare and maintain records; provide guidance and advice to Officers working under him/her; prepare periodic and annual supply chain management reports; monitor the movement of stores; and recommending requisition when stocks approach reorder level; prepare procurement documents; evaluate and conduct cost/quality comparisons for good/services from suppliers; ensure compliance with procurement manual; consolidate procurement requisitions; compile specifications for user requirements; provide secretariat services to the procurement, evaluation, tender opening, inspection and acceptance committees.
 
Job requirements
 
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have the following:-
  • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution; OR
  • Bachelors degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Computer applications skills;
  • Be a member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Be a result oriented team player
Interested candidates for any of the above positions who meet the requirements may send their applications with the reference number clearly stated on the envelop and letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae containing current as well as expected remunerations, names and addresses of three referees and day time telephone contact, with copies of relevant certificates and testimonials to:
 
The Director
Kenya Sugar Research Foundation
P. O. Box 44-40100
Kisumu
 
E-mail: director@kesref.org
 
So as to reach him not later than 4.00 pm on -21st June 2013
 
KESREF is an equal opportunity employer.
 
Please Note that Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Request for Procurement of Event Management Services 
(KGN PR 04 2013)
 
KenGen is currently planning a world-class event dubbed The Great Dams Race and is looking for an event manager/ organizer to oversee and coordinate its execution. 
The event organizer will carry out a wide range of activities requiring clear communication, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
 
Those applying for the Services must have done similar work for other companies, including private organizations and state corporations and must apply proven event management strategies in order to make The Great Dams Race - to be held at the Seven Forks in Eastern Kenya - a success.
 
Interested eligible candidates may obtain further information from, and inspect the tender documents at the office of:
 
Supply Chain Manager,
Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited,
Fax: (254) (020) 3666200
Tel: (254) (020) 3666000
Email: pkimemia@kengen.co.ke
gchepkwony@kengen.co.ke
mogutu@kengen.co.ke
 
The tender document may be collected upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Kenya Shillings Three Thousand (Kshs.3,000.00) paid in cash or through a bankers cheque at any KenGen office. 
The document can also be viewed and downloaded from the website www.kengen.co.ke and the payment evidence MUST be submitted with the tender document. Bidders who download the tender document from the website will be required to pay a reduced fee of Kenya Shillings Two Thousand (Kshs. 2,000.00)
 
Proposals must be accompanied by a security in the format specified in the attached form of tender security, for the amount of Kshs.100,000.00 and in a bank’s letterhead.
 
The tender must be delivered in plain sealed envelope clearly marked “REQUEST FOR PROCUREMENT OF EVENT MANAGEMENT SERVICES (KGN PR 04 2013) Tenders must be accompanied by a security in the form and amount specified in the tender documents, and must be delivered to:
 
Company Secretary, Legal & Corporate Affairs Director
Kenya Electricity Generating Co. Ltd.
7th Floor, Stima Plaza Phase III
Kolobot Road, Parklands
P O Box 47936 - 00100
Nairobi, Kenya
 
On or before: 4th July 2013 at 10.00 a.m.
 
Tenders will be opened on 4th July 2013 at 10.30 a.m. in the presence of the candidates’ representatives who choose to attend at Stima Plaza III, Executive Committee Room, 7th Floor.
 
Supply Chain Manager
Windle Trust Kenya wishes to recruit an officer for the position described below to serve in Dadaab, Garissa County.
 
Security Officer - SO 
One Post

The security officer will be responsible for ensuring security and safety of WTK personnel and resources in Dadaab. 
The SO will lead security mainstreaming to promote a positive security culture throughout the organization.
 
Qualifications:
  • University degree or Diploma in relevant discipline particularly security management studies or public administration with either Military or police training
  • At least 2 years’ experience working with NGOs and/or other humanitarian organizations
  • Security Management experience with a proven ability to develop and implement effective and contextualized protocols and systems
  • Past or present experience in working with any of the Kenyan disciplined forces will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated teamwork, maturity of judgment, tolerance for hardship and leadership and integrity of character
  • Solid commitment to helping people in the most difficult circumstances
  • Ability to show initiative, multi-task and provide a consistently high output
  • Must possess a professional and calm demeanour, and a high-level of critical thinking in a rapidly-changing, tense security context
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of local language is an added advantage
  • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point).
Interested and suitably qualified candidates to submit their application including detailed CV, daytime telephone contact, current remuneration and two professional referees to:
 
Human Resources Manager, 
Windle Trust Kenya 
P.O Box 40521 00100, 
Nairobi
or email: hr@windle.org , on or before Tuesday, 25th June 2013.
 
WTK is an equal opportunity employer.
 
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
 
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. 
No telephone calls please

End of Project Evaluation

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Somalia is an International Non-
Governmental Organization registered in Kenya and operating in Somalia. 
ADRA is seeking services of experienced consultant to carry out End of Project Evaluation in Somaliland and Gal-Mudug.
 
Purpose of the Evaluation:
 
To make a field assessment mission to Somaliland and Gal-Mudug by visiting project sites, interview project beneficiaries, project staff and other project stakeholders involved in project implementation to assess achievement, impact and lessons learned.

Consultant’s Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • Make observations and by case studies obtain information and data on lessons learned and document best practises arising out of the project.
  • Examine the facilitating and constraining factors, as well as the relevant processes that took place, and recommend how to address constraints and capitalize on strengths.
  • Examine how the water points/physical facilities and management or social infrastructures (WASH committees) are actually functioning, versus plans.
  • Examine how the demo farms are functioning and ideas which farmers and especially women learned and are able to replicate in diet diversification at both the community and family levels.
  • Examine the performance of IGAs, their profitability and sustenance of the program.
  • Find out what has been the impact resulting from the project activities and identify gaps that need to be filled to achieve the overall goal.
  • Examine the governments and together with the community (beneficiaries) readiness and capacity to take on project monitoring and overall sustainability of the project once ADRA hands over project activities upon completion.
Qualifications and Expertise of the Consultant:
  • A master’s degree in social sciences.
  • Experience with non-formal, participatory learning approaches.
  • Experience in assessing qualitative impacts and processes relating to attitudinal change.
  • Well experienced with program monitoring and evaluation.
  • Professional experience in developing countries preferably previous experience working in Somalia/Somaliland.
Interested persons should send their applications to hr@adrasom.org by 25th June 2013.
 
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
End of Project Evaluation

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Somalia is an International Non-
Governmental Organization registered in Kenya and operating in Somalia. 
ADRA is seeking services of experienced consultant to carry out End of Project Evaluation in Somaliland and Gal-Mudug.
 
Purpose of the Evaluation:
 
To make a field assessment mission to Somaliland and Gal-Mudug by visiting project sites, interview project beneficiaries, project staff and other project stakeholders involved in project implementation to assess achievement, impact and lessons learned.

Consultant’s Responsibilities and Tasks:
  • Make observations and by case studies obtain information and data on lessons learned and document best practises arising out of the project.
  • Examine the facilitating and constraining factors, as well as the relevant processes that took place, and recommend how to address constraints and capitalize on strengths.
  • Examine how the water points/physical facilities and management or social infrastructures (WASH committees) are actually functioning, versus plans.
  • Examine how the demo farms are functioning and ideas which farmers and especially women learned and are able to replicate in diet diversification at both the community and family levels.
  • Examine the performance of IGAs, their profitability and sustenance of the program.
  • Find out what has been the impact resulting from the project activities and identify gaps that need to be filled to achieve the overall goal.
  • Examine the governments and together with the community (beneficiaries) readiness and capacity to take on project monitoring and overall sustainability of the project once ADRA hands over project activities upon completion.
Qualifications and Expertise of the Consultant:
  • A master’s degree in social sciences.
  • Experience with non-formal, participatory learning approaches.
  • Experience in assessing qualitative impacts and processes relating to attitudinal change.
  • Well experienced with program monitoring and evaluation.
  • Professional experience in developing countries preferably previous experience working in Somalia/Somaliland.
Interested persons should send their applications to hr@adrasom.org by 25th June 2013.
 
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
 
Kenya Country Office

Internal Controls Officer, NO-B
 
Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT)

Temporary Appointment


Date of Issue: 13 June 2013

Closing Date: 26 June 2013

Applications are hereby invited from suitably-qualified candidates who are Kenyan Nationals to fill the above position on Temporary Appointment in the Operations Section of UNICEF Kenya Country Office.

Purpose of Post:
 
Under the supervision and the general guidance of the Chief of Operations and working in close coordination with Programme Budget Officer and Programme Monitoring Officer, provide support in the planning, implementation and follow-up on actions related to both micro-assessments and assurance activities.  
Strengthen both the understanding of the Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT) concept within the office as well as  assume responsibilities for quality-assurance review, realistic planning of spot checks, adequate oversight of spot-check reports and complete guidance to staff on reporting results of spot checks.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop an office strategy and assurance activities plan (spot checks, audits, programme field monitoring) and oversee its implementation through a systematic risk management approach.
  • Prepare a training plan and materials in close collaboration with the programme budget officer and programme monitoring officer covering the latest guidance on HACT from HQ.
  • Together with the Programme Budget and Programme Monitoring Officers, undertake training of UNICEF staff in Nairobi and the field offices on HACT.
  • Prepare a training strategy and conduct training of Implementing Partners.
  • Coordinate Assurance activities implementation and ensure that recommendations arising from various spot checks and audits are acted upon.
  • Regularly review sampled liquidations documents to ascertain completeness of HACT formalities as part of office self- assessment.
  • Coordinate with other UN Agencies on HACT related joint activities (sharing of Implementing Partners lists and assessments).
  • Advise senior management and the Country Management Team on interpretation of HACT provisions, modalities and procedures; respond to related queries.
  • Establish harmonised/common rates for standard categories of recurring expenditures, ensure that all partners are informed of the standard rates and implement the standard rates as basis for budgeting for cash transfers and reviewing reports on the utilisation of funds.
Required Qualifications:
  •  University degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
Competencies:
  • Communication
  • Drive for  Results
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Relating and Networking
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Working with People
  • Planning and Organizing 
  • Analyzing
  • Learning and Researching
Experience: Two years of professional work experience in finance and accounting/budget management and auditing. Experience in an international organization desirable.

Language(s): Fluency in English required.  Knowledge of Kiswahili would be an asset.

Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that they forward their applications along with their curricula vitae and Personal History Form (P-11)
Internal candidates should attach copies of their last two Performance Evaluation Reports to:

The Human Resources Manager
UNICEF Kenya Country Office
Email address: kenyahrvacancies@unicef.org

Please indicate Reference No. “KCO/OPS/2013-013”in the email subject.

“Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply”
 
Zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse
 
UNICEF is a smoke-free environment
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
 
Kenya Country Office

Internal Controls Officer, NO-B
 
Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT)

Temporary Appointment


Date of Issue: 13 June 2013

Closing Date: 26 June 2013

Applications are hereby invited from suitably-qualified candidates who are Kenyan Nationals to fill the above position on Temporary Appointment in the Operations Section of UNICEF Kenya Country Office.

Purpose of Post:
 
Under the supervision and the general guidance of the Chief of Operations and working in close coordination with Programme Budget Officer and Programme Monitoring Officer, provide support in the planning, implementation and follow-up on actions related to both micro-assessments and assurance activities.  
Strengthen both the understanding of the Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT) concept within the office as well as  assume responsibilities for quality-assurance review, realistic planning of spot checks, adequate oversight of spot-check reports and complete guidance to staff on reporting results of spot checks.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop an office strategy and assurance activities plan (spot checks, audits, programme field monitoring) and oversee its implementation through a systematic risk management approach.
  • Prepare a training plan and materials in close collaboration with the programme budget officer and programme monitoring officer covering the latest guidance on HACT from HQ.
  • Together with the Programme Budget and Programme Monitoring Officers, undertake training of UNICEF staff in Nairobi and the field offices on HACT.
  • Prepare a training strategy and conduct training of Implementing Partners.
  • Coordinate Assurance activities implementation and ensure that recommendations arising from various spot checks and audits are acted upon.
  • Regularly review sampled liquidations documents to ascertain completeness of HACT formalities as part of office self- assessment.
  • Coordinate with other UN Agencies on HACT related joint activities (sharing of Implementing Partners lists and assessments).
  • Advise senior management and the Country Management Team on interpretation of HACT provisions, modalities and procedures; respond to related queries.
  • Establish harmonised/common rates for standard categories of recurring expenditures, ensure that all partners are informed of the standard rates and implement the standard rates as basis for budgeting for cash transfers and reviewing reports on the utilisation of funds.
Required Qualifications:
  •  University degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
Competencies:
  • Communication
  • Drive for  Results
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Relating and Networking
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Working with People
  • Planning and Organizing 
  • Analyzing
  • Learning and Researching
Experience: Two years of professional work experience in finance and accounting/budget management and auditing. Experience in an international organization desirable.

Language(s): Fluency in English required.  Knowledge of Kiswahili would be an asset.

Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that they forward their applications along with their curricula vitae and Personal History Form (P-11)
Internal candidates should attach copies of their last two Performance Evaluation Reports to:

The Human Resources Manager
UNICEF Kenya Country Office
Email address: kenyahrvacancies@unicef.org

Please indicate Reference No. “KCO/OPS/2013-013”in the email subject.

“Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply”
 
Zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse
 
UNICEF is a smoke-free environment
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
 
Kenya Country Office

Internal Controls Officer, NO-B
 
Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT)

Temporary Appointment


Date of Issue: 13 June 2013

Closing Date: 26 June 2013

Applications are hereby invited from suitably-qualified candidates who are Kenyan Nationals to fill the above position on Temporary Appointment in the Operations Section of UNICEF Kenya Country Office.

Purpose of Post:
 
Under the supervision and the general guidance of the Chief of Operations and working in close coordination with Programme Budget Officer and Programme Monitoring Officer, provide support in the planning, implementation and follow-up on actions related to both micro-assessments and assurance activities.  
Strengthen both the understanding of the Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT) concept within the office as well as  assume responsibilities for quality-assurance review, realistic planning of spot checks, adequate oversight of spot-check reports and complete guidance to staff on reporting results of spot checks.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop an office strategy and assurance activities plan (spot checks, audits, programme field monitoring) and oversee its implementation through a systematic risk management approach.
  • Prepare a training plan and materials in close collaboration with the programme budget officer and programme monitoring officer covering the latest guidance on HACT from HQ.
  • Together with the Programme Budget and Programme Monitoring Officers, undertake training of UNICEF staff in Nairobi and the field offices on HACT.
  • Prepare a training strategy and conduct training of Implementing Partners.
  • Coordinate Assurance activities implementation and ensure that recommendations arising from various spot checks and audits are acted upon.
  • Regularly review sampled liquidations documents to ascertain completeness of HACT formalities as part of office self- assessment.
  • Coordinate with other UN Agencies on HACT related joint activities (sharing of Implementing Partners lists and assessments).
  • Advise senior management and the Country Management Team on interpretation of HACT provisions, modalities and procedures; respond to related queries.
  • Establish harmonised/common rates for standard categories of recurring expenditures, ensure that all partners are informed of the standard rates and implement the standard rates as basis for budgeting for cash transfers and reviewing reports on the utilisation of funds.
Required Qualifications:
  •  University degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
Competencies:
  • Communication
  • Drive for  Results
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Relating and Networking
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Working with People
  • Planning and Organizing 
  • Analyzing
  • Learning and Researching
Experience: Two years of professional work experience in finance and accounting/budget management and auditing. Experience in an international organization desirable.

Language(s): Fluency in English required.  Knowledge of Kiswahili would be an asset.

Interested and suitable candidates should ensure that they forward their applications along with their curricula vitae and Personal History Form (P-11)
Internal candidates should attach copies of their last two Performance Evaluation Reports to:

The Human Resources Manager
UNICEF Kenya Country Office
Email address: kenyahrvacancies@unicef.org

Please indicate Reference No. “KCO/OPS/2013-013”in the email subject.

“Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply”
 
Zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse
 
UNICEF is a smoke-free environment
Job Description: Biogas Technician

Assist the Field Manager to install biogas systems

connect piping
 
assemble biogas system
 
connect biogas appliances (stoves, lamps, etc.),
 
troubleshoot problems (as they arise)
 
fill biogas system with substrate

Apply at http://savvyhire.weebly.com/biogas-technician.html
Job Description: Biogas Technician

Assist the Field Manager to install biogas systems

connect piping
 
assemble biogas system
 
connect biogas appliances (stoves, lamps, etc.),
 
troubleshoot problems (as they arise)
 
fill biogas system with substrate

Apply at http://savvyhire.weebly.com/biogas-technician.html

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