World Meteorological Organization
 
Office for Eastern and Southern Africa Nairobi
 
Full-Time Driver
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Drive WMO Representative and delegates to meetings both inside and outside the United Nations complex, including possible long distance trips;
 
Meet official WMO visitors at the airport and provide local transportation as may be necessary;
 
Ensure that the statutory vehicle requirements such as Inspection and Insurance are fulfilled on time and that periodic scheduled vehicle maintenance is completed and reported;
 

Ensure the office car is clean and in good working condition all the time and that the mileage book entries are up-to-date;
 
Carry out errands including paying of the bills, delivery of documents and mail (UNDP pouch, post office) and prepare monthly vehicle expenditure report;
 
Drive the office staff to the bank and to official venues, including meetings at the UNON offices;
 
Undertake any other related duties as required.
 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with a minimum of Grade C.
  • Possess a valid driving license issued by the Kenya Government for at least five years with a clean driving record.
  • A minimum of three years experience in employment in a Driver capacity.
  • Familiarity with Nairobi roads and major places (Embassies, United Nations offices, etc.).
  • Physically qualified to drive a motor vehicle. Must be presentable, service minded, self-motivated and performance driven.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and knowledge of other local languages.
  • Understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.
Commencement of Duties: As soon as possible after the closing date.
 
Applications:
 
Applications should be made in an up-to-date WMO Personal History Form, which can be downloaded from the Internet athttp://www.wmo.int/vancancies.

Complete the Form, scan and send together with your detailed curriculum vitae as attachments to pamimo@wmo.int
 
Closing Date: Applications should be received at the above email address not later than 7 August 2013. 

Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a high caliber individual in the position of Manager - Digital Division

They will be responsible for developing, managing and maintaining the digital business for Royal Media Services. 

They will be reporting to the Managing Director.
 
Key roles & responsibilities

Spearhead the commercialization of the content of all Royal Media product lines
 
Ensure the digital marketing programs are operating efficiently within their revenue and expense budgets and deliver the desired results.
 
Partner with internal and external content managers, editors, designers, developers and other staff to ensure digital platforms meet both audience and client needs
 

Consolidate and deliver appropriate reports to senior level management, and provide guidance for program optimization.
 
Collaborate with Marketing, Sales, Product Management and Customer Support to evaluate customer segments and create customer segmentation groups for focused targeted marketing based on customer profiling
 
Ensure agreements are in place for the delivery of digital services;
 
Manage customers’ expectations, manage and lead in customer nurturing programs and establish clear feedback mechanisms so that customer needs are addressed effectively.

Academic and professional Experience
  • MBA Degree with a Bachelor’s degree in business or communications
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience at a senior management level with hands on leadership of the Digital business and advertising.
  • ‘Project Management skills/certification especially in Prince2
If you find this a worthy career challenge and you quality, please send your application composed of a CV and a one page statement explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the position clearly indicating on the subject of your email the Job Ref No.MDD-19/7/2013 to;
 
The HR Director
Royal Media Services
Po Box 7468-00300
Nairobi
 
Email to: digitalmanager@royalmedia.co.ke
 
Closing date will be Friday the 9th of August, 2013. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Design Artist
 

Photoshop, Illustrator, Desktop Publisher, Corel Draw

Job Ref: 
MN 5825

We, The Manpower Services Group (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania) are leading Executive Selection and Training Consultants across East Africa.
 
In addition, we provide human resource and organizational advisory and research services.
 
We wish to recruit a dynamic young or young at heart design artist for typesetting our press vacancy ads, design of marketing brochures and general marketing support.
 
Applicants should be university graduates or Minimum O’ level holders with a minimum of three years experience in an advertising agency, media house, design studio or even commercial design firms.
 

Applicants should be high speed accurate typesetters with creative visual input relative to topics / themes being publicised especially for online marketing brochures.
 
Apply online only with a detailed CV and a sample of your creative works. 

Finally disclose your current gross monthly salary.
 
Email your application to: recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com by 3pm 26th July 2013
Position will be based in Nairobi it is open to local Kenyan national candidates only, no relocation will be applicable

Executive Assistant - Governance

This is your opportunity to use your executive-level secretarial expertise to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world’s most vulnerable children.

The Executive Assistant - Governance will provide professional and confidential administrative support to the office of the Partnership Leader (PL) Governance through effective organization, coordination, communication and planning.

As a Christian organization, we believe that every child born is a precious gift to the entire world and that their wellbeing concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. 

We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.

Some Responsibilities Include:
  • Set up meetings (including virtual) and take meeting minutes when requested
  • Ensures the PL has all relevant reading material in advance of meetings
  • Supports the PL in diary/calendar management and in the implications to her daily, weekly and medium term agenda
  • Coordinate travel for the PL’s
  • Design and implement a data and information management system
  • Provide support in tracking/managing leave and contracts for PL’s direct reports
  • Works with Finance to ensure the PL’s budget inputs and reports are effectively maintained
Required Skills Include:
  • Educational level required: A university degree in business, humanities or related field of study.
  • Technical Training qualifications required: Business Administration skills preferred. Must have computer aptitude and experience in database management, spreadsheet software and Internet usage.
  • Proficient using Word, Excel, Power Point, or similar programs; email systems; extensive website and on-line skills.
  • Experience: 4 years of experience in administration field.
  • Project Management skills highly desirable.
  • Excellent people skills and able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 5% of the time.
If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfill this vital and challenging role that will enhance the lives of vulnerable children Kenya, we’d love to hear from you.
 
To learn more about this unique position, visitwww.wvi.org/careers-employment, click on “World Vision International Jobs,” and navigate to Kenya. 

Closing date: 5 August 2013
 
World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.

Scott Christian University Vacancies
 
Job Ref. MN 5827
 
Our client, Scott Christian University in Machakos wishes to fill the following positions.
 
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs
 
Job Ref. MN 5828
 
Job Profile
 
The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs assists the Vice Chancellor in providing leadership for the University’s planning process and takes a leadership role with respect to financial matters ¡n the academic arena.
 
Oversees academic policy development and implementation
 

Assists the Vice Chancellor with the management of the core academic functions of the University.
 
Participates as a key member of the University’s Senior Management and collaborates with the Executive team to develop the strategy and direction of the University.
 
Develops; implements and monitors quality assurance systems that will enable SCU to meet and maintain the highest standards in teaching, learning and research.
 
Oversees and works collaboratively with Deans to develop academic curricula and programmes.
 
Person Profile
  • An earned Doctorate Degree from a recognized university.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in a senior administrative leadership role (at the level of Dean or above). A Senior Lecturer can also be considered.
  • Plus a minimum of ten (10) years as a professional in teaching, research and with significant experience in research administration and fund raising.
  • Proven skills in strategic management and coordination of academic activities, budgets and liaising with relevant academic sponsors or institutions are essential.
  • A committed born again Christian who is active in his/her local church.
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Finance & Administration
 
Job Ref. MN 5829
 
Job Profile
  • Provide leadership, guidance, coordination and direction in the four departments within the division - Finance, Human Resources & Administration, and Information, Communication & Technology.
  • Develop and implement all fiscal, administrative policies and appropriate procedures to ensure common understanding ¡n the performance of duties and responsibilities and align them to the University’s strategic plan.
  • Coordinate preparation of financial statements, budgets, reports and special analysis for presentation to management and Scott Management Board for approval.
  • Other relevant support responsibilities.
Person Profile
  • At least a Master’s degree in business administration, commerce, accounting, finance, economics or equivalent. A PhD or its equivalent in a relevant field will be an advantage.
  • Professional accounting qualifications such as CPA (K), ACCA finalist.
  • Member of ICPAK or relevant accounting professional body.
  • Member of Association of Governing Boards of Universities & Colleges.
  • At least 5 years progressive experience in senior finance and management positions.
  • A committed born again Christian who is active in his/her local church.
  • One of the referees must be a pastor of the incumbent.
For the full job & person profiles visit our website:www.manpowerservicesgroup.com

Disclose your current salary with your application. 

Apply to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com before 3pm 1st August 2013.


About Us
 
WISER (Women Institute for Secondary Education & Research) is located in Muhuru bay,Nyatike Districts of Nyanza Province in Kenya.

The mission of WISER is to improve educational, economic and health outcomes of girls;create gender allies in boys,and promote community wide enhancements in health and development;

WISER is currently looking for a graduate teacher, with a combination in Kiswahili and business studies.

Applications  to be sent to dorcas.oyugi@gmail.com or Mikulakennedy@yahoo.com not later than 6th May 2012.
Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 

We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 

At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!

Senior Operations Support Engineer

Ref: 
TECHNOLOGY-SOSE-JULY-2013
 
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Regional Operations Department within the Technology Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
 
Reporting to the Senior Manager - Operations Support, the position holder will support the Senior Manager Operations Support in the achievement of operational excellence in all the managed services functions to meet and exceed network availability as a key KPI and to exceed other business requirements. 

This include; support contract Management, Quality Assurance and compliance of all outsourced Managed Service activities, project management and coordination within the department, internal SLAs and OLAs administration, maintenance, logistics and security requirements associated with the Safaricom BTS and MSR sites.

Key Responsibilities:
  • The SPOC for all Project management, liaison and coordination within the regional operations department, with internal stakeholders and amongst the managed services partners (MSPs);
  • Development of project requirements documentation, tender documentation (technical scope specification, SLA deliverables and approval sign-offs), project implementation phases supervision and close-out;
  • Formulation of contract SLA, KPI deliverables and penalty situations for non-adherence including regular reviews of their effectiveness for all support contracts within RNO;
  • Contracts support and development of quality assurance processes for managed services relevant to the regional operations;
  • Continuous performance monitoring of all Managed Service Partners (MSPs) against the KPIs and SLA for Preventative, Corrective maintenance and project activities;
  • Continuous formulation with the support of service providers on ways of improving performance;
  • Regular Quality Assurance and Performance Audits of all Managed Service Partners (MSP) in all the regions;
  • Regular formulation of best practice guidelines on preventive maintenance for outsourced activities within the regional operations department. Continuous assessment of compliance levels, reporting and ensuring action plans are fully executed;
  • Coordination of quarterly and annual contract performance evaluations including formulation and regular reviews of the performance evaluation criteria. In addition carryout due diligence assessment of the vendor critical facilities relevant to the scope of works;
  • Weekly analysis and reporting of contractor performance against set KPIs and SLAs (Network Unavailability Ratio (NUR), Network Availability, Recurrent Site Failure Rates e.t.c;
  • Drive Health& Safety Compliance requirements amongst the Managed Service Partners including conducting regular health & safety audits and coordinating awareness creation;
  • Management of support contracts, internal SLAs and OLAs including security and other support contracts;
  • Manage operational excellence amongst the MSPs through regular evaluation of costs against NOPEX budgets, identification of inefficiency sources, optimization and implementation of solutions;
  • Collection, analysis and storage of updated NOPEX monthly figures for all outsourced services centrally;
  • Establish and maintain a database of all site inventories relevant to the outsourced activities;
  • Drive attainment of efficiencies through automation of processes/activities/reports;
  • Contract governance, processes and procedures administration.
Role requirements;
  • Degree in electrical and electronics engineering or telecoms engineering or mechanical engineering;
  • 4 years working experience in a technical role in operations and maintenance of which 2 should be in a managed services environment within a mobile telecommunications operator
  • Good communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Tuesday 30th July 2013.

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited
Nairobi 

via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke
Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 

We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 

At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!
 
Senior IP / MPLS Engineer

Ref: 
TECHNOLOGY- SIE-July-2013
 
We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Network & Service Operations Department within the Technology Division. 

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
 
Reporting to the Team Manager-IP NGN Support, the role holder will carry out fault resolution, configuration changes, quality assurance and system improvement to deliver reliable and quality transport network.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure uptime of the physical network devices and the services running on the network at all times;
  • Respond to alerts within the agreed SLAs;
  • Minimize the Mean time to repair (MTTR) - time to restore service after an outage;
  • Respond to network faults within the agreed time lines respective to the severity levels attached to the faults;
  • Perform quarterly disaster recovery and resiliency tests;
  • Ensure Network Related Fault Clearance Rate and availability;
  • Provide Emergency Maintenance on IP/MPLS Network / High Level trouble shooting;
  • Liaise with IP vendors, Interfacing with TAC centers and Vendor Tier 2 and 3 support staff as per agreed SLA timelines;
  • Maintain a weekly fault log indicating issues, their resolutions and recommendations;
  • Compile and submit incident reports within 2hours of fault resolution;
  • Fault prediction & avoidance – Undertake scheduled maintenance checks as per agreed timelines to ensure good physical conditions of the NGN IP transport pop;
  • Perform preventive maintenances on the logical set-up to ensure stability of the network and best practice configuration analysis at all times;
  • Ensure up-to-date documentation on the network activities and network performance;
  • Ensure Knowledge transfer on IP NGN Network to the NOC Team, any new IP NGN Engineers and to any external engineers on rotational orientation.
Role Requirements
  • BSc in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical &Electronics /Computer Engineering or equivalent required;
  • 4+ years of direct Network Engineering/Network Support experience in a busy Service Provider environment;
  • CCNP/CCIP certification a must;
  • In depth understanding of QoS, Diffserv, Traffic shaping and traffic QoS policy implementation;
  • Experience with network management and monitoring tools (e.g. Cisco LMS/ISC, Ethereal, Cacti, Zabbix);
  • Articulate high level understanding of multi-services platforms, routing protocols ISIS / RIP / RSVP / OSPF / BGP / iBGP / and troubleshooting down to packet level;
  • Knowledge of QOS techniques and hands on experience on implementing MPLS services;
  • Very strong hands-on skills with extensive experience in the troubleshooting and solving complex network related issues.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below by Tuesday 30th July 2013.

The Head of Talent and Resourcing,
Safaricom Limited
Nairobi 

via E-mail to hr@safaricom.co.ke
Republic of Kenya

Public Service Commission
 
The Selection Panel for Nomination of Chairperson and Members of The Kenya Law Reform Commission
 
Declaration of Vacancies
 
Pursuant to Section 11(3) of the Kenya Law Reform Commission Act No. 19 of 2013, the Selection Panel invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the positions of Chairperson and two (2) Members of the Kenya Law Reform Commission.
 
The powers and functions of the Commission (Chairperson and Members) are as stipulated in Section 5 and 6 of the Act.
 
A. Vacancy for the Position of Chairperson, Kenya Law Reform Commission
 

A person shall be qualified for appointment as Chairperson of the Kenya Law Reform Commission if he/she:
 
(a) holds a postgraduate degree in law from a University recognized in Kenya;
 
(b) has been an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya for not less than fifteen years standing and has at least seven years experience in management level;
 
(c) has had a distinguished career in his/her respective field; and
 
(d) meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
 
B. Vacancies for the Position of Member, Kenya Law Reform Commission
 
Number of Vacancies: 2

A person shall be qualified for appointment as Member of the Kenya Law Reform Commission if he/she:
 
(a) holds a postgraduate degree from a University recognized in Kenya;
 
(b) has knowledge and experience of not less than ten years in any of the following fields:-
 
(i) Law;
 
(ii) Economics;
 
(iii) Social Sciences; or
 
(iv) Research and Development;
 
(c) has had a distinguished career in his or her respective field; and
 
(d) meets the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
 
C. Please Note:
 
In compliance with Section 10 of the Kenya Law Reform Commission Act, 2013, a person shall not be qualified for nomination and appointment as Chairperson or Member of the Commission if the person:-
 
(a) is a member of a governing body of a political party;
 
(b) is an undischarged bankrupt;
 
(c) has been convicted of a criminal offence and sentenced to a term of imprisonment;
 
(d) has been removed from any public office for contravening the provisions of the Constitution or any other written law;
 
(e) is a member of Parliament or county assembly; or
 
(f) has not met his or her legal obligations relating to tax and other statutory obligations.
 
Terms of Service
  • The chairperson shall be appointed for a single term of six (6) years and is not eligible for re-appointment.
  • A member of the Commission shall be appointed for a single term of five (5) years and is not eligible for reappointment.
  • The chairperson and members of the Commission, other than the ex-officio members, shall serve on a full time basis.
D. How to Apply
 
(a) Each application should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents. Scanned copies of these documents must accompany any online application.
 
(b) A copy of the National Identity Card/Passport should be appended.
 
(c) All applications should be clearly marked “Application for position of Chairperson, Kenya Law Reform Commission” OR “Application for position of Member, Kenya Law Reform Commission” and submitted in any ONE of the following ways:
 
A. Manual applications should be hand delivered to the reception desk on ground floor of Commission House, off Harambee Avenue.
 
B. Online applications should be e-mailed to klrc@publicservice.go.ke
 
C. Posted applications should be addressed to:
 
The Chairperson
Selection Panel for the Nomination of Chairperson and Members of the Kenya Law Reform Commission
Public Service Commission
Commission House
P.O. Box 30095-00100
Nairobi
 
Note:
 
(i) The names of all shortlisted candidates will be published in the daily newspapers;
 
(ii) The names of all applicants will be published in the Public Service Commission’s website;
 
(iii) Shortlisted applicants will be required to obtain clearance from the following bodies.
  • Kenya Revenue Authority;
  • Higher Education Loans Board;
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission; and
  • Criminal Investigation Department (certificate of good conduct).
All applications should be received on or before 5.00 p.m. on 31st July, 2013.

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

Prof. Margaret Kobia, PhD., CBS
Chairperson
Selection Panel for Nomination of Chairperson and Members of The Kenya Law Reform Commission

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