Management Consultants 
(3 Positions)

Primary Purpose of This Position

Our client is an International Management Consultancy and Training Company. 
It has highly experienced and technically skilled consulting teams who offer independent professional advisory services.

Professional management consultants are contracted by organizations and government to assist managers and organizations to achieve organizational purpose and objectives by solving management and organizational problems including seizing new opportunities, enhancing learning and implementing timely changes.

Due to explosive growth and success our client is looking for talented individual consultants who have gifted technical minds and with deep experience in Risk management, Strategic planning, Business growth, Project management, ICT, technology, Quality assurance, Facilitation, Education and training, Investments, Counsel, Identification and analysis of management problems and issues, Developing solutions and the implementation of proposed solutions and Recommendations

Key Areas Of Responsibility Includes:
  • Perform valid Business assessments of problems, challenges and provide clients with insights and experience around innovative solutions
  • Create real value to the client with limited supervision through excellent project management skills, best practices and experience.
  • Demonstrate excellence of delivery through leading by example and setting the standard for the other consultants.
  • Provide technical leadership to consulting team members.
  • Managing all assigned client assignment in such a manner that each client receives an exceptionally high level of quality customer service.
  • Work with relevant executive stakeholders to oversee technical work, review technical documents, and manage team scheduling/work assignments.
  • Implementing new technologies for optimal effectiveness
  • Help with strategic planning process to both un and foreseeable future which may include developing growth strategies, restructuring, marketing, buying/selling assets, or revitalizing leadership
  • Help organizations improve the quality of their products and services
  • Work with clients on organizational changes in the way they operate through fundamental re-orientations
  • Help organizations increase productivity/profitability by improving their operational business processes
  • Work with companies seeking marketing and ICT innovations to market new or existing products and services.
  • Advice companies on human resource issues including recruitment practices, compensation and benefits packages, pensions, work force diversification, staff development and retention programs
  • Provide financial advices on matters such as investments, securities, business valuations, economic forecasting, analyzing statistics, project management and new ventures
  • Facilitate implementation of quality assurance management systems including ISO standards, Balanced score card, performance management, monitoring and evaluation systems.
Performance Factors

Performance will be based on planning/organizing, adaptability, integrity, communication and contacts, attendance and dependability, relationship with others, customer service, number and quality of consultancies and trainings

Key Skills for Management Consultants

Commercial awareness, good numerical skills, analytical and problem solving skills, excellent interpersonal skills, team working skills, IT skills, outstanding communication skills, self-motivation, and high learning agility with big picture thinking

Qualifications

First degree in business, management, economics, mathematics or statistics. An MBA is an added advantage

Experience

Over four years experience as a consultant in HR, marketing, finance, ICT in government, private sector and NGOS. Computer literacy and skills are essential.

Should you be interested in applying for this position please send us your up to date CV with summary of your skills, experience, availability and including sectors worked to The Director Tips Management Services Limited P.O Box 78049-00507 Nairobi or email at tipsmanagement@gmail.com before 10th July 2013. 
We are willing to pay premiums for talented individuals with drive and flair to succeed as management consultants.
Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology (KWUST)

Kiriri Women’s of Science and Technology is a women’s university of academic excellence in the scientific and technological formation and aims to promote the full and holistic development of the individual.

Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology (KWUST) aims at fostering international standards of excellence in teaching, learning and research.

Applications are invited to fill the following positions:

Academic Positions:
  1. School of Computer and Information Technology
  2. School of Business and Management
  3. Faculty of Science (Mathematics)
Associate Professor
  • Applicants must be Ph.D degree holders or its equivalent with a minimum of four (4) years at the Senior Lecturer level or at least eight (8) years of teaching and research experience since becoming Senior Lecturer/ research fellow. 
  • Have five (5) publications in refereed journals or a book in the area of specialization since becoming Senior Lecturer. 
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach and carry out research.
Senior Lecturer
  • Applicants must have completed a Ph.D degree or its equivalent from a recognized University. Have at least four (4) years teaching experience since becoming Lecturer / research fellow. 
  • He/She should have at least four (4) publications in referred journals.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach, supervise and carry out research.
Lecturer
  • Applicants must be holders of a Ph.D degree or a Masters degree from a recognized University. 
  • He/She should have at least two (2) years of University teaching or demonstrate comparable professional experience. 
  • Demonstrate classroom skills as evidenced by student evaluation and peer reviews.
    Published at least two articles in refereed journal.
    Demonstrate ability to supervise students.
Assistant Lecturer
  • Applicants must be holders of Masters degree from a recognized university. 
  • Must have a first degree in a related field. Should demonstrate potential for University teaching and /or research. 
  • At least one (1) year post qualification experience in teaching at university level will be an added advantage.
Administrative Positions:

Director of Centre

Have an overall responsibility of Direction, organization and administration of programmes of the center/campus; 
  • Be able to coordinate student affairs including admission, orientation and discipline;
    Provide continuous planning in line with university’s strategic plan. 
  • Be at least a holder of Masters degree preferably in Management/Administration. 
  • At least five (5) years experience in an academic and management position.
Assistant Registrar

The Assistant Registrar is responsible for the management and supervision of the operations of the Admission and Registration, within the Registrar’s Office. 
  • The Assistant Registrar is expected to handle multiple responsibilities and ensure that systems and processes meet strategic goals of the university.
  • The role will involve an administrative capacity.
  • The applicant should have a Masters Degree in a relevant area with a minimum of four years of working experience in a similar position.
Assistant Systems Librarian

The Assistant Systems Librarian will be expected to be familiar with library information systems, integrate all functions of the library through the Library Portal.

The librarian will assist users with access to e-books and e-journals. The successful candidate will have a degree in library science and preferably information technology skills.

Human Resource Officer/Administrator

The human resource officer`s responsibilities will entail processing of salaries; maintaining up to-date human resource information systems; facilitating recruitment; discipline and communication of decisions; ensuring the University is in compliance with all Government regulations including legal and statutory requirements. 
A Bachelors Degree in any of the Social Sciences from a recognized University; have a post graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management; 
Have worked in the human resource management profession for a minimum period of four (4) years in a busy organization; Computer literate.

Assistant Computer Technician

The assistant computer technician will provide solutions to both the hardware and software of computers, undertake upgrades, manage the network, update databases, support the needs of all the users and report to the systems administrator. 
A diploma in Computer Science and a minimum of two years working experience;

Nurse

The applicant shall diagnose illnesses and disabilities, and ensure early detection and correction of health problems. 
  • The applicant should have a current license to practice nursing; three (3) years experience as a professional registered nurse; 
  • a degree/diploma in nursing.
Matron/Warden
  • The successful candidate shall be responsible for student hostel management; taking rounds of the hostel; handling query and problem of the students and reporting the same to the management; 
  • maintenance of discipline in the hostels; ensure cleanliness. 
  • The applicant should have a diploma in a relevant field with at least two years experience in managing student’s hostel.
Credit Officer

The successful candidate will collect all due debts, make visits, and have an up to date and accurate record of all debtors. 
The candidate shall ensure regular and timely distribution of fee notes to student accounts: ensure collection of the unpaid dues; prepare reports of all collections made and outstanding balances. 
  • A Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) or Bachelor of Business Administration with an Accounting option, ACCA or CPA(K). 
  • Three (3) years working experience in debt management, finance or accounting work experience; computerized accounting is essential.
Head of Security

The Head of security shall oversee security operations for the University.
He/she shall enforce security policies to ensure a safe environment for the students, employees and visitors. 
  • Responsibilities shall include risk management assessments, as well as ensuring compliance with the guidelines regarding emergency and security; 
  • work in liaison with the police to assist investigations of accidents, thefts, and property loss;
    He/she shall be responsible for hiring, training, and coordinating work schedules of all security personnel to ensure a secure environment at all times. 
  • The applicant must have a current certificate of good conduct; should have professional security training; five (5) years experience as head of security.
Cateress

The successful candidate will be responsible for food production; planning food and equipment requirements and maintaining proper health and sanitary standards to safeguard the health of students and staff. 
  • The applicant should have a Diploma in Food Production from Kenya Utalii College or a recognized institution; 
  • minimum three(3) years experience in a busy kitchen;
  • Conversant with recipes creation and menu composition ideal for a University Cafeteria; creativity in Oriental and African dishes; 
  • ability to work with minimum supervision;
Cook

The successful candidate shall prepare and cook a wide range of food items as per the University cafeteria menu. 
  • The applicant should have a Diploma in Food production from Kenya Utalii College or a recognized institution; 
  • minimum three (3) years cooking experience in a school, college and/or University; 
  • conversant with recipes creation and menu composition ideal for a University Cafeteria.
Application

Interested applicants should submit two copies of application letters together with copies of CV, certificates and testimonials to the address given below, the names and addresses of three (3) referees one of whom should be your present or previous employer and the application should be received by
Wednesday 17th July 2013.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor
Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology
P.O. BOX 49274-00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Business Development Manager

A reputable Composite Insurance Company with a countrywide branch network is looking for a dynamic self driven individual to fill the position of a Business development Manager.
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and driving the Marketing Strategy of the Company. 
He will also be responsible for executing the Marketing plan in order to meet the Company’s growth objectives.

Qualifications and Skills:-
  • Minimum 5 years working experience in a similar position
  • A university degree in Business, Commerce, Marketing or related field
  • A thorough knowledge of the insurance industry
  • Strong leadership skills and a proven track record of achieving results
  • Proven ability to develop and implement business strategies
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to develop strong relationships
  • Ability to progress to a higher position within a short period of time.
  • An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidate.
We invite Candidates with the required qualifications to send their applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of their testimonials to the address below to reach us by 10thJuly, 2013.

DNA 1532
P.O BOX 49010-00100
Nairobi
A leading hospital within Athi River town is seeking to recrui:


Obstetric Gynaecologist: 


Should have Masters in Obstetric Gynaecology & ability to work well with other member of staffs.


Medical Doctor: 


Must have MBChB & Current valid registration license with the KMPDB


Radiographer:
 


Diploma in Radiographics or above; Good knowledge in general radiography, x-ray and ultra sound.


Submit your application letter enclosing a detailed current CV to:


eastphospitals@gmail.com.


Application should reach us by 15th July 2013
The Office of the Governor, Murang’a County Government wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following positions as per article 176 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the County Government Act of 2012.

County Secretary 
(One Position) Job Ref: CS/1/7/2013

The County Secretary shall be the Head of the County Public Service and will be responsible to Governor for:

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Secretary to the County Executive Committee
  • Coordinate County state functions
  • Ensure efficient management of resources and coordination of County Government activities
  • Interpret, disseminate and oversee implementation of National and County Government policies
  • Communicate and follow up the decisions of the Executive Committee to the appropriate persons.
  • Provide direction and guidance to public officers in the County.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the County Executive Committee.
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Must have work experience of not less than 15 years; ten of which should be in administration and management.
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree from a University recognized in Kenya
  • Have a Master’s Degree in Administration/Management, Human Resource Management / Development management / strategic management, economics or equivalent qualifications from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Must have attended a course in Strategic Leadership
  • Be conversant with Government protocols and etiquette
  • Be conversant with the constitution of Kenya and Devolution Acts
  • Have excellent Interpersonal, Communication and Report Writing Skills
  • Proven merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results
  • Be computer literate
  • Proven experience in Public Finance Management.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution
  • Promote national values and principles of government and values and principles of public service referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Terms of Service: Contract 3 years renewable

Salary Scale: Ksh. 152,060-302,980p.m. House Allowance: Ksh.70,000p.m. Commuter Allowance: Ksh. 24,000p.m. Annual leave allowance p.a. Medical Cover.

Chief Officers 
(10 Posts) Job Ref: CO/10/7/2013

In the following Departments:
  • Agro Marketing and Cooperative Development.
  • Transport and Infrastructure Development.
  • Finance and Planning.
  • Land Housing and Physical Planning.
  • Agriculture, Livestock and Environment.
  • Youth, Culture and Social Services.
  • Public Service.
  • Education, Information and Technology
  • Trade, Enterprise and Resource Mobilization
  • Health Water and Sanitation
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be a holder of at least a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten years in the specific area.
  • Be Computer literate
  • Must have attended a course in Management/Strategic Leadership
  • A relevant Masters Degree is an added advantage.
  • Applicants must be registered with a relevant professional body.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution;
Duties and Responsibilities
  • The Chief Officer shall be the Authorized Officer in respect of exercise of delegated power and shall be responsible to the respective County Executive Member for:
  • The Administrative duties of a County Department.
  • Implementation of policies and development plans.
  • Development and Implementation of Strategic Plans.
  • Formulate and implement effective programs to attain Vision 2030 and sector goals.
  • Promote national values and principles of government and values and principles of public service referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • Public Finance Management.
  • Other duties as assigned by the County Governor.
Terms of service: contract 3 years renewable

Salary Scale: Kshs.120, 270 – Kshs.180, 660 P.M House Allowance: Kshs.56, 000 P.M Commuter Allowance: Kshs.20, 000P.M.

How to Apply:
  • Each application should be accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant Academic and Professional Certificates, National Identity Card or Passport and other relevant supporting documents.
  • All applications should be clearly marked “Application for position of County Secretary, or Chief Officer ( as appropriate) on the envelope and submitted in any one of the following ways:

1. Posted applications should be addressed to:

The Chairman,
County Public Service Board
Murang’a County
P.O Box 52-10200
Murang’a.

2. Manual application should be delivered to the reception desk at 1st floor, of the Governor, Murang’a County.

3. Online applications should be emailed to: icsmurangacounty@gmail.com

The application should reach the Governor’s Office on or before Wednesday, 10th July 2013.

Murang’a County is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and Persons with Disabilities to apply.

Note:
 
Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted

Interested candidates should get clearance from the following and MUST submit copies of clearance certificates together with the application:
  • Certificate of Good Conduct (CID)
  • Ethics and Anticorruption Commission(EACC)
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the positions shown below.
 
Interested and qualified persons are requested to make their applications online through one of the Commission’s websites www.publicservice.go.ke and www.psckjobs.go.ke OR by completing ONE application form PSC 2 (Revised 2007). 
The form may be downloaded from the Commission’s websites.

Please Note
  • Candidates should NOT attach any documents to the application form.
  • ALL the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form.
  • Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
  • Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Public Service Commission is committed to availing equal employment opportunities to all Kenyans. People with disabilities who meet the requirements of the advertised jobs are especially encouraged to apply.
Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce originals of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, transcripts and testimonials during interviews.

Serving officers shall be required to produce the original letter of appointment to their current substantive post during the interview.

Completed application forms should be sent to:

The Secretary
Public Service Commission of Kenya
P.O. Box 30095 – 00100
Nairobi.

so as to reach the Commission on or before 22nd July, 2013

Chief Commission Counsel
One (1) Post V/No. 41/2013

Basic Salary Scale:Ksh.120,270 - 180,660 p.m. (Job Group ‘S’ (SLG 8))
House allowance : Ksh. 60,000
None Practicing Allowance : Ksh. 20,000
Responsibility Allowance : Ksh. 12,000
Prosecutorial Allowance : Ksh. 40,000
Entertainment Allowance : Ksh. 7,500
Commuter Allowance : Ksh. 20,000
Extraneous Allowance : Ksh. 40,000
Leave Entitlement : Ksh. 30 working days
Leave Allowance : Ksh. 10,000

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-
  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Chief Legal Officer, Job Group ‘R’ (SLG 7) or in a comparable position in the Public Service:
  • a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university;
  • a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal studies from the Council of Legal Education;
  • a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from a recognized university;
  • attended a Strategic Leadership Development Course lasting not less than six (6) weeks in a recognized institution;
  • proficiency in Computer applications; and
  • demonstrated managerial, administrative and professional competence in work performance and exhibited a thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives and ability to relate them to proper management of legal affairs.
Duties and Responsibilities

The Officer will be the head, Legal Services in the Commission, responsible to the Secretary/Chief Executive Officer for the overall review, formation and implementation of legal policies in the mandate areas of the Commission.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
  • initiating policy research, formation, development and reform;
  • coordinating and facilitating research on legal issues;
  • preparing cabinet briefs, papers and memoranda;
  • reviewing legal documents/instruments;
  • coordinating and facilitating the preparation of opinions and briefs;
  • reviewing relevant periodic reports and ensuring compliance with the regional and international instruments;
  • developing strategies for stakeholder consultations and engagement;
  • developing proposals for reform on emerging legal issues;
  • ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity; and
  • advising the Commission on legal policy issues.
Assistant Deputy Commission Counsel
One (1) Post V/No. 42/2013

Salary Scale:Ksh.77,527 - 103,894 p.m. (Job group ‘P’ (SLG 5))
House Allowance : Ksh. 40,000
Non-practising Allowance : Ksh. 20,000
Responsibility Allowance : Ksh. 4,000
Prosecutorial Allowance : Ksh. 30,000
Entertainment Allowance : Ksh. 1,500
Commuter Allowance : Ksh.12,000
Extraneous Allowance : Ksh. 20,000
Leave entitlement : 30 working days per year
Leave Allowance : Ksh.10,000

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Principal Legal Officer, Job Group ‘N’ (SLG 4) or in a comparable position in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university;
  • a Post graduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
  • a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from a recognized university;
  • Attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks in a recognized institution;
  • proficiency in computer applications; and
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities at this level include:
  • undertaking research on assigned legal issues;
  • analyzing research data and compiling reports;
  • preparing Preliminary Legal documents/instruments;
  • preparing legal opinions;
  • coordinating stakeholder consultations;
  • undertaking law review;
  • ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity; and
  • advising the Commission on legal policy issues.
Principal Legal Officer
One (1) Post V/No. 43/2013
 
Basic Salary Scale:Ksh.48,190 - 65,290 p.m. (Job Group ‘N’ (SLG 4))
House Allowance : Ksh. 24,000
Extraneous Allowance : Ksh. 15,000
Commuter Allowance : Ksh. 8,000
Non Practising Allowance : Ksh. 15,000
Responsibility Allowance : Ksh. 3,000
Prosecutorial Allowance : Ksh. 30,000
Entertainment Allowance : Ksh. 1,500
Leave entitlement : 30 working days per year
Leave Allowance : Ksh. 6,000 (paid once a year)

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-
  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Senior Legal Officer, Job Group ‘M’ SLG 3 or in a comparable position in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from a recognized university;
  • postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;
  • attended a Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  • proficiency in computer applications; and
  • shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include:
  • undertaking research on assigned legal issues;
  • analyzing research data and compiling reports;
  • preparing preliminary legal documents/instruments;
  • preparing legal opinions;
  • undertaking law review;
  • ensuring compliance with regional and international instruments;
  • ensuring compliance with principles and values of good governance, human rights, transparency, accountability, ethics and integrity; and
  • organizing stakeholder consultations.
Deputy Director, Information Communication Technology
One (1 Post) V/No. 44/2013

Basic Salary Scale:Ksh.109,089 - 144,928 p.m. (Job Group ‘R’)
House Allowance : Ksh.40,000
Extraneous Allowance : Ksh. 20,000
Commuter Allowance : Ksh. 16,000
Leave entitlement : 30 working days per year
Leave Allowance : Ksh.10,000 (once yearly)

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Senior Assistant Director of Information Communication Technology, Job Group ‘Q’ or in a comparable position in the Public Service;
  • a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized university;
  • a Masters degree in Computer Science or any other ICT related discipline from a recognized university;
  • attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks in a recognized institution; and
  • demonstrated professional ability, initiative and competence in organizing and directing work.
Note:  
Possession of relevant professional qualifications in ICT such as Certified Information Security Manager(CISM), Certified Information Systems Analyst(CISA), Microsoft Certified Database Administrator(MCDBA), Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional(MCITP),or Cisco
Certified Network Administrator(CCNA) shall be an added advantage;

Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will report to the Secretary/Chief Executive Officer.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:
  • developing and managing Information Technology policies; and programmes within the Commission;
  • drawing up IT plans for implementation;
  • coordinating all Information Technology programmes in the Commission;
  • overseeing the preparation and utilization of the IT section’s budget; and
  • coordinating IT staff matters.
Senior Assistant Director Of Corporate Communications
One (1 Post) V/No. 45/2013

Basic Salary Scale: Ksh.89,748 - Ksh.120,270 p.m.(Job Group ‘Q’)
House Allowance : Ksh. 40,000
Extraneous Allowance : Ksh. 20,000
Commuter Allowance : Ksh. 14,000
Leave Entitlement : 30 working days per year
Leave Allowance : Ksh. 10,000 (once yearly)

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Assistant Director of Public Communications, Job Group ‘P’ or in a comparable position in the Public Service:
  • a masters degree in any of the following disciplines: Communication Studies; Mass Communication; Journalism, Public Relations; Information Science, International Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks in a recognized institution;
  • good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili, as evidenced by publication and interaction with the media;
  • high integrity, motivated, and a team player;
  • advanced computer application skills such as Desktop Publishing; and
  • demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and Responsibilities

An officer at this level will head the Corporate Communications Unit at the Commission where he/she will be responsible to the Secretary/CEO for all public communication matters in the Commission.
Specific duties and responsibilities include
  • identifying Government/Commission events in a specific sectoral area that require packaging for dissemination to the media and the public;
  • preparing and organizing fora where Government/Commission policies, programmes and projects can be propagated and promoted;
  • gathering information on policies, programmes, significant events and how they impact on customers and disseminating the same to the public/media;
  • ensuring proper projection of corporate image of the Commission; and
  • carrying out research based on both local and international press on possible causes of negative publicity on Government/Commission and developing appropriate interventions.
Senior Assistant Director, Policy Analysis and Research
One (1) Post V/No. 46/2013

Basic Salary scale: Ksh. 89,748 – 120,270 p.m. (Job Group ‘Q’)
House allowance : Ksh. 40,000
Extraneous allowance : Ksh. 20,000
Commuter allowance : Ksh. 14,000
Leave entitlement : 30 working days per year
Leave allowance : Ksh. 10,000 (Once yearly)

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:
  • served for a minimum period of three (3) years at the grade of Assistant Director of Programmes, Research and Analysis, Job Group ‘P’ or in a comparable position in the Public Service;
  • a Masters degree in Business or Economics from a recognized university;
  • attended a Strategic Leadership Development Programme lasting not less than six (6) weeks in a recognized institution;
  • a thorough knowledge and understanding of the concepts and techniques of academic research, with particular emphasis on Public Policy Analysis and publication;
  • ability to write and edit in a clear, concise and understandable manner;
  • have creativity and innovativeness;
  • be of high integrity, motivated and a team player;
  • possess advanced computer application skills; and
  • demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.
Duties and responsibilities

An officer at this level will be the head of programmes, research and policy analysis in the Commission where he/she will be responsible to the Secretary/Chief Executive Officer for all programmes, research and analysis.

Specific duties include:
  • provision of non-partisan professional research assistance and analysis to the Commission and its committees;
  • providing expert interpretation, explanation and analysis;
  • assessing the strengths and weaknesses of existing policies;
  • providing technical back-up to the committees of the Commission; and
  • publishing conference papers.
Alice A. Otwala (Mrs.), MBS Secretary/CEO Public Service Commission
Data Analyst Lead
Saman Associates is currently in the process of recruiting a Data Analyst for one of its clients.  
The core responsibility of this position will be to support clients in various countries in Africa that use a mobile phone/web application market survey system that is administered through their Nairobi Office.

The incumbent will be responsible for the following:
  • Ensure that the implementation of new functionalities or versions are completed on time and on budget to the specifications of the client;
  • Support the operational aspects of systems in use by clients which will include investigating and managing data manipulation/extraction/integration issues in the systems;
  • Implement systems to be used by clients through training;
  • Ensure client needs in data analysis are met through data mining, design and creation of reports;
  • Monitor data setup request queues and provide end-user support;
  • Write and maintain documentation to data analysis development, logic, coding, testing, changes and corrections;
  • Consult with client to gather information about data analysis needs, objectives, and input and output requirements
  • Review and analyze the data analysis process to determine whether all required elements have been included;
  • Ensure that quality control procedures are performed continually;
  • Modify existing automated solutions to conform to system changes or make improvements in the existing solutions;
  • Design data structures and dashboards using relevant tools.
The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:-
  • Three (3) years experience as a data analyst in the FMCG industry or similar job;
  • Bachelors degree or Diploma in Sciences (including courses in Mathematics or Computer Sciences);
  • Certificate in one or more programming languages;
  • Experience in administering a mobile application;
  • Experience in programming;
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills;
  • Team management experience is added advantage.
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to recruitment@samanassociates.co.ke. 
Only qualified candidates shall be contacted.

Pan Africa Christian University, a Chartered Private University, is seeking to fill the following position.

Applicants must be born again and active members of a local Church.

Job Title: University Registrar (1 Post)

Job Purpose:

The Registrar will oversee all academic requirements of the new and current Students in the University, in consultation with the Deputy Vice Chancellor - Academic Affairs,

Key Responsibilities and accountabilities:
  • Review applications from prospective Students
  • Convene the Admissions Committee to review the probationary admissions or any applications that require policy exemption.
  • Present academic reports on a regular to the DVC Academic Affairs and Senate for decision making.
  • Manage the registration process for returning and new Students by overseeing the entire process to give Students a well organized experience.
  • Issue official transcripts of Students and alumni upon request
  • Write official communication to Students in connection with academic affairs
  • Prepare and issue transcripts and certificates to Students upon completion/termination of studies at the University.
  • Handle queries from Students and Faculty pertaining to various academic issues
  • In consultation with the DVC Academic Affairs s, schedule the central course timetable each term and allocate instructional space.
  • Set the examinations timetable and take oversight of all exam operational aspects
  • Oversee budget for the department in consultation with the DVC Academic Affairs s
  • Participate fully in the various committees including Senate, Admissions, Graduation and Scholarship allocations.
  • Supervise the productivity and performance of the staff in the admissions, records and secretarial support section reporting to the Registrar’s office.
  • Perform such other duties related to student records as may be required by the DVC Academic Affairs from time to time.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Masters degree in Education OR a relevant degree plus a Diploma in Education
  • Minimum five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in registration and student records or a closely related area in higher education
  • Effective Interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proven problem solving skills, flexibility and calm under pressure
  • Must be a good team player capable of fostering a cooperative work environment
  • Understand and adhere to the PACU Statement of Faith
  • Demonstrate leadership ability
  • Excellent computer skills
If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions, kindly send your application letter and a detailed Curriculum Vitae to The Director, Finance & Administration, Pan Africa Christian University, P.O. Box 56875-00200 NAIROBI or email to jobs@pacuniversity.ac.ke not later than Friday, 5th July, 2013.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Quest Leadership Centre

Job Title: Administrator

Reports to: The QUEST Director

Job Purpose:  
The Administrator shall be responsible for giving administrative support to the institution, and be a point of contact between the Director and the clients.

The administrator will be expected to:
  • Support the preparation of course schedules/calendars and co-ordinate the delivery of these training courses and/or workshops (including on-site delivery) while maintaining the appropriate reporting systems
  • Co-ordinate and ensure availability of trainers, venue and training equipment and catering requirements to meet training course schedules
  • Secure suitable venues for the delivery of CALE’s Training courses and/or workshops and organize appropriate accommodation, travel and transport of resources when required
  • Promote marketing and networking
  • Co-ordinate advertising and promotional materials (including registration and/or enrolment forms) and market local training programs to members, clients and other key stakeholders
  • Co-ordinate training resources and manage these resources within budget allocations
  • Plan and organize for mail out of promotional material in line with the Centre marketing plan
  • Support curriculum development and facilitation
  • Prepare and provide course participants with the CALE’s Trainee Information Kit prior to workshop or course commencement
  • Maintain course and student files, as well as student databases and reporting systems
  • Process accounts, invoices and reconcile petty cash (where required)
  • Co-ordinate the archiving of course documentation (as stipulated in CALE’s Quality Assurance and Compliance System) and maintain an accurate archive register
  • Administrative duties (including data entry, invoicing and banking) where required
The suitable candidate will be a born again Christian playing an active role in his or her church. In addition, the candidate should meet the following qualifications:
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Leadership, or any other related field.
  • Demonstrable skills in marketing consulting services and exposure in dealing with diverse clientele in the context of racial, ethnic and cultural diversity.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.
  • Proven expertise and knowledge in development of winning proposals, contract delivery and  management.
  • Excellence in written and spoken English, particularly the ability to write persuasive and high quality proposals and reports will be vital for succeeding in this role.
  • High proficiency in computing skills, especially use of MS Word, Excel, and Power point.
  • Excellence in communication, particularly the ability to form an effective working relationship with diverse clients
  • At least seven 3 years of relevant work experience in coordinating training programs and/or managing of consulting services at a senior organizational level
  • Work experience and professional contacts in the Eastern Africa region will be an added advantage.
Apply to:

The Director of Finance and Administration,
Pan Africa Christian University,
P. O. Box 56875 – 00200, Nairobi.
E-mail: jobs@pacuniversity.ac.ke
Accountant
A tour and transport company is looking to fill an accounting position for their office in Nairobi
 
Key Competencies and Requirements
  • Good knowledge in accounting and the what the job entails
  • CPA K Finalist
  • Proficiency in Pastel Accounting package
  • Proficiency in MS Office packages
  • At least 3 yrs and above experience in accounting position
  • Able work under pressure
  • Hardworking, Honesty and integrity
  • Planning and organizing Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to establish & maintain a positive working relationship with others
  • Customer service orientation
  • Good Communication skills
If you meet the above, kindly send or resend your application along with an up-to-date CV with telephone contacts for three professional referees to swift.recruitment.recruit@gmail.com including your daily telephone contact, current net salary and your expectation.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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