Kenya Investment Authority
 
Request for Proposal No. 03/2013-2014

Selection of a Consultant for Recruitment and Selection of Kenya Investment Authority Staff
 
Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) is a Statutory body established in 2004 through an Act of Parliament (Investment Promotion Act No. 6 of 2004) with the main objective of promoting investments in Kenya. 
 
The Kenya Investment Authority invites sealed proposals from eligible and competent Consultancy Firms for the Recruitment and Selection of Staff for Kenya Investment Authority. 
 
Request For Proposal Documents detailing the requirements may be obtained from KenInvest Procurement Office on 3rd floor, Kenya Railways Headquarters, Block ‘D’, Workshops Road, off Haile Selassie Avenue, Nairobi during normal working hours upon payment of a non - refundable fee of Kshs 1,000.00 either in cash or bankers cheque payable to Kenya Investment Authority.

Tender documents shall be accompanied with the necessary requirements as detailed in the Request For Proposal Documents. 

Interested bidders are therefore advised to inspect the respective RFP Documents and acquaint themselves with the stated mandatory and technical requirements.

Completed RFP Documents should be submitted in plain sealed outer envelope enclosing separately sealed and clearly marked inner envelopes of ‘technical’ and ‘financial’ bids (in “original” and “copy” PROPERLY BOUND) ALL clearly marked KenInvest Request For Proposal No: 03/2013-2014: Selection of Consultant For Recruitment and Selection of KenInvest Staff as per instructions in the tender documents. The documents should be addressed to:-

The Managing Director
Kenya Investment Authority
P.O. Box 55704 - 00200
Nairobi
 
And should be deposited in the Tender Box on 3rd Floor, Kenya Investment Authority Offices located at Kenya Railways Headquarters, Block ‘D’, Workshops Road, off Haile Sellasie Avenue, Nairobi on or before 11.00a.m local time on 30th October, 2013.

Request For Proposal Documents will be opened immediately thereafter in the Conference Room on 04th floor, Kenya Investment Authority Offices in the presence of Bidder representatives who choose to attend.

Prices quoted should be inclusive of all applicable taxes and levies, must be in Kenya Shillings, and shall remain valid for 90 days from the closing date of the Tender.

The Kenya Investment Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any application in whole or in part without giving reasons for either rejection or acceptance.

A reputable food manufacturer is looking for the following key people;
 
1. Sales Rep. with food science background, experience in sales of baking ingredients for bread, cake and confectionery.
 
2. Production Supervisor, able to work with minimal supervision, advanced diploma in food technology, At least 3 years experience in a similar position, Food science / Manufacturing and factory operations background. Keen to details, hygiene and a team player.
 
If you have the above qualifications
 
Apply online to: salesproduction2@gmail.com
A reputable food manufacturer is looking for the following key people;
 
1. Sales Rep. with food science background, experience in sales of baking ingredients for bread, cake and confectionery.
 
2. Production Supervisor, able to work with minimal supervision, advanced diploma in food technology, At least 3 years experience in a similar position, Food science / Manufacturing and factory operations background. Keen to details, hygiene and a team player.
 
If you have the above qualifications
 
Apply online to: salesproduction2@gmail.com
A newly established HR consultancy firm invites suitable candidates for an executive assistant to be based in Nairobi, Karen.
 
Requirements:
  • Computer literate in all Microsoft packages
  • Good command of both written and spoken English
  • Have good customer relationships skills
  • Can work under pressure and self driven
Send your application and CV to be received by 18th October 2013 to

Email: info@nuevo.co.ke
A newly established HR consultancy firm invites suitable candidates for an executive assistant to be based in Nairobi, Karen.
 
Requirements:
  • Computer literate in all Microsoft packages
  • Good command of both written and spoken English
  • Have good customer relationships skills
  • Can work under pressure and self driven
Send your application and CV to be received by 18th October 2013 to

Email: info@nuevo.co.ke
Nyeri High School

Position 1: Driver Mechanic (2 Posts) 
 
Position 2: Secretary (1 Posts) 
 
Qualifications & Experience of Driver
  • KCSE Certificate with a mean grade of D+ (Plus) and above or its recognized equivalent.
  • Valid BCE Driving license
  • At least Five years experience after obtaining the driving license
  • Competency Test Certificate from Automobile Association of Kenya (AAK)
  • Valid PSV Certificate
  • Must be below 50 years and above 35 years of age
Qualifications & Experience of a Secretary
 

Applicants must be holders of K.C.S.E academic certificate mean Grade C+ (Plus) and above or its recognized equivalent with the following attainments
  • Typewriting 50 words per minute
  • Shorthand 80 words per minute
  • Business English II
  • Office Management III
  • Office Practice II
  • Commerce II
Applicants must have served as a Secretary for at least 2 years in a reputable and busy organization and must be computer literate (i.e. able to type and produce documents on a computer and must be able to access downloads or upload documents in the internet.
 
Applications including CVs, Professional Certificates, Academic Certificates and Testimonials must reach the undersigned on or before Wednesday 23/10/2013

NB: The application letters must be handwritten.

The Secretary
Board of Management
Nyeri High School
P.O Box 337 
Nyeri

Tel - 0202327393
Murang’a University College

(A Constituent College of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)


Murang’a University College was established under Universities Act 2012 Section 74. MRUC is the successor of Murang’a College of Technology. 

MRUC is positioning itself to develop a distinctive profile as a progressive and international Technical University, growing its enrolment strategically. 

The University College is located 1.5 km from Murang’a town, 85 km North East of Nairobi, 70 km South East of Nyeri and 50 km South West of Embu. Its location provides a serene environment conducive for learning.

Vision: A University of excellence in training, research and innovation for socio-economic development.

The University College Council invites applications from suitably qualified persons to provide leadership to the institution in  the positions of the Principal of the College and Deputy Principal (Academic, Research, Innovation and Extension).

Principal 
 
Ref. MR.U.C/01/2013
 
The Principal of the University College shall be reporting to the Council, and shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the university college; the academic and administrative head of the University College; have the overall responsibility for the direction, organization, administration and programmes of the University College. 

The Principal shall have such further responsibilities and duties as may be assigned by the University College Council.

The person appointed as Principal of the University College shall comply with Chapter Six (6) of the 
Constitution of Kenya 2010.  

Qualifications and Experience
 
The applicant should;
  • Be a Professor or Associate Professor with at least ten years experience in senior management (Dean, Director and above) position in a University;
  • Be outstanding and internationally recognized scholar as evidenced by publications and referee journal (at least ten in the last five years) or university level book chapters and books.
  • Demonstrate the ability to attract project grants/ awards;
  • Have supervised Post graduate students
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop Curricula, programmes and projects.
  • Demonstrate competence in administrative and financial leadership in an academic and research environment;
  • Have a good understanding of government financial and fiscal policies, strategic planning and vision 2030 flagship projects, Public Procurement and Disposal Law;
  • Have an excellent understanding of the current trends in university education, training and research nationally and globally.
  • Demonstrate an outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Applicants with an MBA will have an added advantage.
  • Comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Duties and Responsibilities
 
As the Chief Executive Officer of the University College, the Principal will be the Academic, Research and Administrative head of the College working under the direction of the Council with the following duties and responsibilities;
  • Have overall responsibility on the direction, organization and the administration of academic programs of the University College;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the academic and administrative policies of the University College in accordance with the university master plan and strategic plan;
  • Maintain efficiency and good order of the University College and ensure proper enforcement of the statutes, College regulations and compliance to statutory Laws and Acts.
  • Provide innovative and creative leadership in the areas of finance, human resource, planning and infrastructural development, students’ affairs management and community linkages;
  • To facilitate and maintain linkages with government/regulatory agencies and other local/international institutions of higher learning;
  • To report all matters regarding the University College to the Council;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the University College Council.
Deputy Principal (Academic, Research, Innovation and Extension)
 
Ref. MR.U.C/02/2013
 
The Deputy Principal shall report to the Principal and shall be the Head of Academic, Research, Innovation and Extension and will ensure these functions evolve into pillars of excellence within the University College.

Qualifications and experience
 
The applicant should;
  • Be a Professor or Associate Professor with at least two terms (Dean, Director and above) experience in university;
  • Be outstanding and internationally recognized scholar as evidenced by publications and referee journal (at least eight (8) in the last five years) or university level book chapters and books.
  • Demonstrate the ability to attract project grants/ awards;
  • Have supervised Post graduate students
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop Curricula, programmes and projects.
  • Demonstrate competence in administrative and financial leadership in an academic and research environment;
  • Have a good understanding of government financial and fiscal policies, strategic planning and vision 2030 flagship projects, Public Procurement and Disposal Law;
  • Have an excellent understanding of the current trends in university education, training and research nationally and globally.
  • Demonstrate an outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Deputy Principal in consultation with Principal shall:
  • Coordinate the development of academic policies of the university college in consultation with the Academic Board and the Senate;
  • Direct and organize academic policies and programmes of the university college;
  • Coordinate and manage students affairs;
  • Coordinate and manage examinations and the preparation of academic transcripts, certificates, diplomas and degrees;
  • Develop research agenda with clear guidelines on research alliances and partnerships nationally and internationally;
  • Develop and implement strategies to facilitate growth in revenue to support research and innovation;
  • Provide strategic direction, leadership and management of the centres and departments that comprise the research and innovation portfolio;
  • Oversee the protection and commercialization of the innovations;
  • Establish linkages with industry and business through local, national and international networks to leverage research outcomes and opportunities;
  • Perform such other functions and responsibilities assigned by the Principal and University Council as may be necessary and in the interests of the University College as per its rules and regulations;
Terms and Conditions
 
The above posts carry attractive remuneration package which includes basic salary, house allowance, and medical cover as per the University College’s medical scheme, leave allowance, official transport and gratuity at the end of the contract period as per University College provisions. 

The salary entry point will depend on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Application Procedure
 
Interested applicants should forward ten (10) copies of applications including a detailed curriculum vitae, with contact details, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers, current post and salary, certified copies of certificates and testimonials and get clearance from the following institutions;
  • HELB
  • EACC
  • Kenya Revenue authority
  • Certificate of good conduct
And names of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and areas of specialization to reach the chairman of council not later than 29th October, 2013.
 
Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 
They should also request their referees to submit their reference directly to the address here below within the stipulated period.
 
The Chairman, 
Murang’a University College Council,
C/o Institute for Development Studies (IDS),
Gwing 5th Floor, Rm. 511
P. O. Box 30197-00100
Nairobi.
 
E-mail:chairmanmruc@gmail.com

MRUC IS ISO 9001: 2008 CERTIFIED
Murang’a University College

(A Constituent College of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology)


Murang’a University College was established under Universities Act 2012 Section 74. MRUC is the successor of Murang’a College of Technology. 

MRUC is positioning itself to develop a distinctive profile as a progressive and international Technical University, growing its enrolment strategically. 

The University College is located 1.5 km from Murang’a town, 85 km North East of Nairobi, 70 km South East of Nyeri and 50 km South West of Embu. Its location provides a serene environment conducive for learning.

Vision: A University of excellence in training, research and innovation for socio-economic development.

The University College Council invites applications from suitably qualified persons to provide leadership to the institution in  the positions of the Principal of the College and Deputy Principal (Academic, Research, Innovation and Extension).

Principal 
 
Ref. MR.U.C/01/2013
 
The Principal of the University College shall be reporting to the Council, and shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the university college; the academic and administrative head of the University College; have the overall responsibility for the direction, organization, administration and programmes of the University College. 

The Principal shall have such further responsibilities and duties as may be assigned by the University College Council.

The person appointed as Principal of the University College shall comply with Chapter Six (6) of the 
Constitution of Kenya 2010.  

Qualifications and Experience
 
The applicant should;
  • Be a Professor or Associate Professor with at least ten years experience in senior management (Dean, Director and above) position in a University;
  • Be outstanding and internationally recognized scholar as evidenced by publications and referee journal (at least ten in the last five years) or university level book chapters and books.
  • Demonstrate the ability to attract project grants/ awards;
  • Have supervised Post graduate students
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop Curricula, programmes and projects.
  • Demonstrate competence in administrative and financial leadership in an academic and research environment;
  • Have a good understanding of government financial and fiscal policies, strategic planning and vision 2030 flagship projects, Public Procurement and Disposal Law;
  • Have an excellent understanding of the current trends in university education, training and research nationally and globally.
  • Demonstrate an outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Applicants with an MBA will have an added advantage.
  • Comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Duties and Responsibilities
 
As the Chief Executive Officer of the University College, the Principal will be the Academic, Research and Administrative head of the College working under the direction of the Council with the following duties and responsibilities;
  • Have overall responsibility on the direction, organization and the administration of academic programs of the University College;
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the academic and administrative policies of the University College in accordance with the university master plan and strategic plan;
  • Maintain efficiency and good order of the University College and ensure proper enforcement of the statutes, College regulations and compliance to statutory Laws and Acts.
  • Provide innovative and creative leadership in the areas of finance, human resource, planning and infrastructural development, students’ affairs management and community linkages;
  • To facilitate and maintain linkages with government/regulatory agencies and other local/international institutions of higher learning;
  • To report all matters regarding the University College to the Council;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the University College Council.
Deputy Principal (Academic, Research, Innovation and Extension)
 
Ref. MR.U.C/02/2013
 
The Deputy Principal shall report to the Principal and shall be the Head of Academic, Research, Innovation and Extension and will ensure these functions evolve into pillars of excellence within the University College.

Qualifications and experience
 
The applicant should;
  • Be a Professor or Associate Professor with at least two terms (Dean, Director and above) experience in university;
  • Be outstanding and internationally recognized scholar as evidenced by publications and referee journal (at least eight (8) in the last five years) or university level book chapters and books.
  • Demonstrate the ability to attract project grants/ awards;
  • Have supervised Post graduate students
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop Curricula, programmes and projects.
  • Demonstrate competence in administrative and financial leadership in an academic and research environment;
  • Have a good understanding of government financial and fiscal policies, strategic planning and vision 2030 flagship projects, Public Procurement and Disposal Law;
  • Have an excellent understanding of the current trends in university education, training and research nationally and globally.
  • Demonstrate an outstanding ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Comply with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Deputy Principal in consultation with Principal shall:
  • Coordinate the development of academic policies of the university college in consultation with the Academic Board and the Senate;
  • Direct and organize academic policies and programmes of the university college;
  • Coordinate and manage students affairs;
  • Coordinate and manage examinations and the preparation of academic transcripts, certificates, diplomas and degrees;
  • Develop research agenda with clear guidelines on research alliances and partnerships nationally and internationally;
  • Develop and implement strategies to facilitate growth in revenue to support research and innovation;
  • Provide strategic direction, leadership and management of the centres and departments that comprise the research and innovation portfolio;
  • Oversee the protection and commercialization of the innovations;
  • Establish linkages with industry and business through local, national and international networks to leverage research outcomes and opportunities;
  • Perform such other functions and responsibilities assigned by the Principal and University Council as may be necessary and in the interests of the University College as per its rules and regulations;
Terms and Conditions
 
The above posts carry attractive remuneration package which includes basic salary, house allowance, and medical cover as per the University College’s medical scheme, leave allowance, official transport and gratuity at the end of the contract period as per University College provisions. 

The salary entry point will depend on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Application Procedure
 
Interested applicants should forward ten (10) copies of applications including a detailed curriculum vitae, with contact details, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers, current post and salary, certified copies of certificates and testimonials and get clearance from the following institutions;
  • HELB
  • EACC
  • Kenya Revenue authority
  • Certificate of good conduct
And names of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicant’s competence and areas of specialization to reach the chairman of council not later than 29th October, 2013.
 
Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
 
They should also request their referees to submit their reference directly to the address here below within the stipulated period.
 
The Chairman, 
Murang’a University College Council,
C/o Institute for Development Studies (IDS),
Gwing 5th Floor, Rm. 511
P. O. Box 30197-00100
Nairobi.
 
E-mail:chairmanmruc@gmail.com

MRUC IS ISO 9001: 2008 CERTIFIED
Job Title: Chief Finance & Information Systems Officer

Job Code: CFISO/NWH/131014
 
Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: Group Chief Executive Officer
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary:
    
Our client has successfully grown into one of Kenya’s largest chains of hospitals. In slightly over 10 years the hospital has expanded to meet the growing demand for its services to the women and their families. 

Job Objective:

The position is responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction and policy development to the finance function to support the achievement of revenue, profit, cash flow and service objectives; as well as provide overall strategic direction in planning, implementation and support of the ICT systems to support the company’s business strategies to provide efficient, timely and accurate financial management information and expertise to enable timely management decision-making and safeguard the company’s assets from loss arising from fraud or error.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of strategies, policies, plans and systems that ensure the future of the company profitability and the sound use of assets.
  • Support the development and implementation of the company’s strategic and business plan through allocation of financial resources
  • Develop and promote key relationships with financial institutions, underwriters, suppliers and other investments firms to guarantee innovative funding solutions to support the business and its growth.
  • Develop and ensure maintenance of a robust cash forecasting and management system that ensures reasonable liquidity level.
  • Carry out treasury management duties to ensure that organization funds are invested in the best manner according to policy.   
  • Ensure the effective financial evaluation and financing of major investments/capital spend allowing for sound decision making.
  • Develop and monitor financial policies on capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity and acquisition to ensure they adequately meet international standards.
  • Monitor performance against financial plans and provide relevant and timely information to the Board, Senior Management, Departments, and other stakeholders
  • Provide accurate and timely periodic financial reports to the various stakeholders
  • Ensure that the organization does not suffer financial loss through fraud and error by ensuring that assets are safeguarded and by closely monitoring and maintaining an adequate system of internal control
  • Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met as regards to all company financial affairs
  • Ensure the development, implementation and delivery of information systems at minimum costs with suitable back-ups to guarantee seamless operations.
  • Ensure development and implementation of the IT infrastructure that generates business information that meets business needs.
  • Generating relevant information for management decisions and Prudent financial advice to the constituent business units
Skills and Certification:
  • University Degree(Accounting/Finance) or equivalent
  • MBA
  • CPA(K)/ACCA
  • Membership of a professional body
  • Information Systems (added advantage)
  • Healthcare Management (added advantage)
  • Financial Accounting, Analysis & Reporting
  • Planning & Budgeting
  • Treasury & Investment Management
  • Business Acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Drive for Results
  • Managing Vision & Purpose
Experience:
  • 7 – 10 years’ experience
  • 5+ as a Finance Manager
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on: C
Job Title: Chief Finance & Information Systems Officer

Job Code: CFISO/NWH/131014
 
Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: Group Chief Executive Officer
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary:
    
Our client has successfully grown into one of Kenya’s largest chains of hospitals. In slightly over 10 years the hospital has expanded to meet the growing demand for its services to the women and their families. 

Job Objective:

The position is responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction and policy development to the finance function to support the achievement of revenue, profit, cash flow and service objectives; as well as provide overall strategic direction in planning, implementation and support of the ICT systems to support the company’s business strategies to provide efficient, timely and accurate financial management information and expertise to enable timely management decision-making and safeguard the company’s assets from loss arising from fraud or error.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of strategies, policies, plans and systems that ensure the future of the company profitability and the sound use of assets.
  • Support the development and implementation of the company’s strategic and business plan through allocation of financial resources
  • Develop and promote key relationships with financial institutions, underwriters, suppliers and other investments firms to guarantee innovative funding solutions to support the business and its growth.
  • Develop and ensure maintenance of a robust cash forecasting and management system that ensures reasonable liquidity level.
  • Carry out treasury management duties to ensure that organization funds are invested in the best manner according to policy.   
  • Ensure the effective financial evaluation and financing of major investments/capital spend allowing for sound decision making.
  • Develop and monitor financial policies on capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity and acquisition to ensure they adequately meet international standards.
  • Monitor performance against financial plans and provide relevant and timely information to the Board, Senior Management, Departments, and other stakeholders
  • Provide accurate and timely periodic financial reports to the various stakeholders
  • Ensure that the organization does not suffer financial loss through fraud and error by ensuring that assets are safeguarded and by closely monitoring and maintaining an adequate system of internal control
  • Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met as regards to all company financial affairs
  • Ensure the development, implementation and delivery of information systems at minimum costs with suitable back-ups to guarantee seamless operations.
  • Ensure development and implementation of the IT infrastructure that generates business information that meets business needs.
  • Generating relevant information for management decisions and Prudent financial advice to the constituent business units
Skills and Certification:
  • University Degree(Accounting/Finance) or equivalent
  • MBA
  • CPA(K)/ACCA
  • Membership of a professional body
  • Information Systems (added advantage)
  • Healthcare Management (added advantage)
  • Financial Accounting, Analysis & Reporting
  • Planning & Budgeting
  • Treasury & Investment Management
  • Business Acumen
  • Customer Focus
  • Drive for Results
  • Managing Vision & Purpose
Experience:
  • 7 – 10 years’ experience
  • 5+ as a Finance Manager
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on: C

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