Mercy Corps exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities. 

Driven by local needs, our programs provide communities in the world’s toughest places with the tools and support they need to turn the crises they confront into the opportunities they deserve. 

Mercy Corps is looking for a committed and dynamic individual to take up the following position:

Capacity Building Specialist, YYC Central Program (Thika)
 
Program / Department Summary: Mercy Corps’ goal in Kenya is to strengthen and sustain capabilities of Kenyan society and stakeholders to be agents of positive change in their communities. 

It achieves this goal through three objectives:
 
1) Strengthened ability of local, district, and regional structures to manage conflict and become managers of democracy;
 
2) Empowered Kenyan youth to achieve a greater voice in national reform and create new livelihood opportunities and
 
3) More resilient drought affected populations in North Eastern Kenya.
 
The Yes Youth Can (YYC) program is a multi-year USAID-funded program that focuses on building youth-owned, youth-led and youth-managed institutional arrangements and capabilities at both national and county levels. 

Mercy Corps implements two of USAID’s regional YYC programs—one in the Rift Valley and one in Central region. 

In partnership with the County Bungee Forums and SACCOs, Mercy Corps works to achieve the following four objectives:
 
1) Mobilize youth and form youth representation structures at the village and county level;
 
2) Support youth to exercise a greater voice in local and national affairs;
 
3) Increase youth productivity, employment opportunities, and income; and
 
4) Increase young women’s access to social, political, and economic opportunities.
 
Entering its fourth and final year of implementation, Mercy Corps has reached 1.9 million youth in Rift and Central regions and supported the development of over 11,000 bunges (youth parliaments).
 
General Position Summary: The Capacity Building Specialist will be responsible for ensuring that mobilization of village youth bunges, capacity building program and training programs for youth structures, county forums and county secretariats set up, grants implementation and project closure are implemented in an effective and efficient manner. 

S/he will work closely with the Program Manager to liaise with relevant authorities and other organizations to ensure the implementation of quality programs in Central region.

Essential Job Functions:
  • Provide ongoing technical support at the county level and advice to Mercy Corps and County Boards. Liaise with and support key program staff to ensure that the Yes Youth can program is running effectively, making best use of project resources at the county level and effectively providing helpful advice and services to the village bunges.
  • Assess and develop County Boards’ organizational capacities to successfully implement Yes Youth Can County Board work plans and follow up with their strengthening plans.
  • Coordinate with County Bards with mobilization and training of youths and support to the village bunges with a focus on civic engagement, livelihood development and other positive social change activities.
  • Work with the Program Manger and County Board executive to set up county secretariat including equipment set up and training of the officials.
  • Provide support in increasing young women participation in the program and increased access to opportunities as per program objective.
  • Plan, monitor and measure impact of program activities in the field, keeping Program Manager informed at all times
  • Prepare accurate and timely monitoring and field reports, coordinate and collect monthly quarterly County board reports and other project documentation as required.
  • Attend coordination and partner meetings with county boards and stakeholders and coordinate activities with all involved stakeholders.
  • Coordinate the procurement processes of all the program activities in the counties of responsibilities ensuring timely paperwork and adherence to procurement procedures.
  • Stay abreast of project developments and needs and communicate the same to the Program Manager & COP
  • Supervise 2 Field Officers as well as the County Presidents as they execute the County work plans giving mentorship and coaching at all times.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibility: Field Officers
 
Accountability
  • Reports Directly To: Program Manager
  • Works Directly With: Administration/ Logistics Officer, Gender and training specialist, M&E officer, Finance Officer and County Board.
Knowledge and Experience:
  • University degree, preferably in community development, economic development, youth development or related field;
  • 2-3 years’ experience working with NGOs on peacebuilding, economic development and youth based programs;
  • Commitment to working with youth and vulnerable groups in need, regardless of race, tribe, religion or gender;
  • Ability to take initiative and act independently when appropriate or necessary;
  • Willing to work in the field with very nascent youth structures with low capacity
  • Ability to organize events and evaluate program plans
  • Understanding of working with local partners;
  • Good spoken and written English;
  • Good knowledge of MS Office software such as excel, word, and Access;
Success Factors:
  • Hard working and committed to the promotion of Youth Empowerment & Peace in Kenya;
  • Strong organizational and communication skills;
  • Must be able to work independently while being a strong team player;
  • Ability to deliver high quality work in timely manner;
  • Strong interpersonal skills
How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience should submit on or before October 10th, 2014 at 4.00 p.m. containing a cover letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) listing three professional references (including a recent supervisor) to hrkenya@ke.mercycorps.org. 

The email subject line must clearly show the job title and location they are applying for. 

Applications without the right subject heading will be automatically disqualified. 

Please do not attach any certificates.

(ONLY Qualified and selected candidates for the interview will be contacted)

NB: Mercy Corps does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

Our client, a leading logistics company requires a Logistics Sales & Marketing Manager to be responsible for profitable sales, direct marketing strategy, brand awareness and public relationship.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and manage a sales team
  • Set, agree and achieve budgets 
  • Negotiating sales deals with customers and following up on a regular basis.
  • Costing & pricing
  • Develop and implement sales and marketing strategies 

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in sales and marketing management
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years working experience in a logistics field

Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 40,000 – 70,000 gross depending in experience


Deadline: 10th October 2014


Applications:

Send your up to date CV to: 

application@summitrecruitment-kenya.com
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in. 

Only candidates stating current salary will be considered. 

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job


Republic of Kenya
 
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
 
Advertisement for Pakistan Partial Scholarships for Financial Year 2014/2015
 
The Government of Pakistan is offering five (5) partial scholarships to Kenyans for undergraduate studies for the 2014/2015 academic year. 

The scholarship covers the cost of tuition while the successful students will be expected to cater for travelling, accommodation and any other expenses.

Areas of Study
 
1. Medicine (MBBS)- 4
 
2. Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS)-1
 
Eligibility
 

Applicants must meet the following conditions:
  1. Minimum KCSE Mean Grade of B (plain),
  2. Minimum grade B in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  3. Not more than 25 years of age.
  4. Completed Secondary Education within the last three (3) years.
  5. Has original KCSE certificate
Application Procedure
 
All eligible candidates must obtain preliminary application forms from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology offices at Telposta Towers, 27th floor room 2702. 

The application forms can also be downloaded from the Ministry’s website:

1. Completed application forms with attached certified photocopies of Identity Card, academic/professional certificates, Birth Certificate and other testimonials should be sent to;
 
Director – Higher Education
Ministry of Education Science and Technology,
P O Box 9583 – 00200,
Nairobi
 
OR delivered to Telposta Towers, 27th floor Room 2702
 
2. The Preliminary application forms should reach the Ministry not later than 7th October, 2014

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted (through e-mail)

Vacancy: Programmes Development & Communications Manager
 
GOAL Kenya is an Irish NGO operating in Kenya since 1995, addressing the needs of vulnerable children and youth living in Nairobi’s informal settlements.

GOAL Kenya (GK) requires an experienced Programmes Development and Communications Manager who will be responsible for strengthening GK’s capacity to secure new business through effective research and identifying new funding streams, ensuring high quality on time reporting on existing grants, and promoting the GOAL brand in an effective and professional manner.

The holder of this role works in close collaboration with GK SMT and HQ office staff, in particular with Desk Officer, Media department and Business Development unit.
 
For a full job description, requirements and application form, please send an email to pdcrecruit@ke.goal.ie.
 

Suitably qualified applicants are invited to apply by completing the application form and send it by email only to keapplications@ke.goal.ie
 
Candidates who do not use the application form to apply for this position will not be considered.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
Closing date for application is 5.00 pm October 7th 2014.
 
GOAL is a child focused organization and background check will involve screening for child abuse offenses.
Vacancy: Temporary (5 months) Finance Assistant

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Center for Communication Programs (JHU∙CCP) is seeking a temporary Finance Assistant to assist with daily financial management and procurement activities for the Center for Communication Programs, Kenya, with primary focus on the Tupange Project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through JHPIEGO. 

This is a temporary full time position (October / November 2014 – March 2015).

The Finance Assistant will:
  • Ensure that financial policies and procedures are adhered to;
  • Prepare supportive documentation for procurements;
  • Assist in preparation of monthly financial reports;
  • Record transactions into QuickBooks;
  • Prepare electronic bank transactions;
  • Maintain petty cash and bank registers and ensure reconciliations are done in a timely manner;
  • Ensure sufficient pipeline of funds is available;
  • Maintain a journal of receivables and follow up with staff on accountabilities;
  • Prepare checks and bank reconciliation statements;
  • Prepare returns to PAYE, NSSF and VAT;
  • Maintain inventory of assets and prepare routine reports;
  • Maintain proper filing system and custody of financial documents.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, accounting, or related field.
  • 3 years working as an accountant, preferably with a Gates Foundation funded project.
  • Familiar with U.S. government financial management systems a plus.
  • Honest with strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Able to use Microsoft Word and Excel at an intermediate level.
  • Proficient with QuickBooks.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV no later than October 07, 2014 by email to HR Manager at tupange@jhuccpug.org.

(Only applicants who are short-listed will be contacted).

Consultant: Writer / Editor, Nairobi
 
The Danish Deming Group (DDG), which is the Armed Violence Reduction (AVR) and Mine Action unit within Danish Refugee Council (DRC), is implementing AVR projects across Eastern Africa and the Horn of African. DDG is looking for a native English speaker with strong writing and editing skills to carry out shorter writing and editing assignments.
 
The ideal candidate is an excellent writer who is able to quickly bring different types of texts (research, policy briefs, concept notes and proposals) from a rough draft form to a good final product, live in Nairobi and be available for writing and text editing assignment with short notice. 

It is an added benefit if the candidate has experience of working with development organizations (ideally with organizations focused on conflict and security issues).
 
1. Background and Context
 

Danish Demining Group (DDG) is part of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC). DRC has operated in Kenya since 2005, and DDG’s programme in Kenya started in July 2012. DDG has armed violence reduction programmes in many other countries in the region including Somaliland, Somalia, Yemen, South Sudan and Uganda.
 
2. Purpose
 
To produce and edit written materials such as research reports, policy briefs, articles and proposals for DDG.
 
3. Key Responsibilities
 
Ensure high quality of written DDG products such as research reports, policy briefs, information materials, proposals
 
4. Reporting Arrangements
 
The consultant will report to DDG Kenya’s Country Director
 
5. Duration of Assignment: As needed
 
6. Expected Profile of Consultant
  • An advanced university degree from a reputable institution.
  • Extensive experience of working with NGOs or IOs on conflict and governance projects,
  • Extensive experience of proposal development,
  • Outstanding English writing skills and Computer literate.
  • Documented capacity to write high quality funding proposals,
  • Substantial knowledge of the Kenya political system from community to national level would be an asset
7. General
 
Commitments: DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability committments. 

All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html)

8. Application Process
 
Interested applicants who meet the required profile are invited to submit their application to: Job@ddghoa.org no later than 9. October 2014. 

The subject line should read “Writer consultant”.

Applications should be in English and include the following:
 
1. A cover letter (maximum1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the role, how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria, your daily fee, and where you are based.
 
2. Concise CV. The CV should include information about relevant training and work experience and the name and contact details of 3 relevant references, and sample of successfully written work.
Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a unit within the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) specialised in Armed Violence Reduction (AVR) and Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA). DDG was established in 1998 and has been operational in the Horn of Africa since 1999 

The focus of our work has increasingly moved towards AVR, including community-driven approaches to improving public security provision, conflict management and conflict analysis and sensitivity.

In Kenya, DDG’s portfolio includes a cross-border community safety and conflict management project in Turkana, West Pokot and Karamoja and conflict assessment and GIS mapping focused on documenting and analyzing changing conflict and security dynamics with the aim of contributing to conflict prevention and management. 
 
DDG is starting up innovative conflict and security mapping projects using GIS mapping tools for armed violence prevention and reduction. 

To coordinate the implementation of these projects and spearhead the further development of and fundraising for DDG’s AVR programme in Kenya, DDG is looking to recruit an exceptionally talented individual for the position of Project Coordinator.
 
The ideal Project Coordinator is a Kenyan citizen and has the following qualifications and personal qualities:

Qualifications
 
Required:
  • A university degree in conflict management, criminology, political science, geography or similar field, and advanced training in statistics.
  • Experience of managing staff, including distance management
  • Exceptional understanding of issues related to armed violence in Kenya and surrounding countries,
  • Experience of developing or using GIS maps,
  • Good understanding of new information and communication technologies (ICT) and how these can be utilised for peace and development.
  • Fluency in English. Excellent written English and ability to speak clearly to various audiences,
  • Excellent report and proposal writing skills. Documented capacity to write high quality funding proposals,
  • Experience of working in complex and politically-sensitive contexts, and excellent political judgement
  • Ability to work in a non-partisan manner, sensitivity to ethnic and cultural differences
  • A team player: able to demonstrate a constructive, cooperative and problem-solving approach
  • Experience of planning and carrying out workshops and trainings
  • Ability to engage effectively with all kinds of stakeholders in a respectful and professional manner,
  • High degree of computer literacy
Personal Qualities:
  • organised, punctual and delivers on time,
  • strong ability to motivate and inspire staff and partners,excellent networking skills,
  • passionate about promoting a Kenya free of armed violence and conflict
  • intelligent and creative mind that will enable him/her to identify new and suitable solutions to local safety needs
  • analytical and able to present logical arguments, curious and seeks out information,
  • strong drive to learn new things and improve own capacity,
  • takes initiative – identifies what needs to get done and does it,
  • able to work under minimum supervision,
  • hard working and driven to achieve objectives,
  • a good team player, diplomatic, patient and persistent,
  • honest and loyal and culturally sensitive,
  • Able to resist external pressures.
What DDG can offer:
  • An interesting and challenging position, which will provide the right candidate with a significant opportunity to grow professionally.
  • The opportunity to be part of a professional and dedicated team with friendly and helpful colleagues.
  • Exposure to intellectually stimulating issues relating to the prevention and reduction of armed violence.
  • Attractive salary and conditions in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for local staff in Kenya.
  • A 6-months contract - with possibilities for extension, subject to funding. There will be a 3-month probation period.
The position is based in Nairobi. Travel may be required
 
Start date: 15th October or soon thereafter.

For information about our work and organisation, please visit our website www.danishdemininggroup.dk
 
For information about DDG’s AVR approach seewww.danishdemininggroup.dk/about-armed-violence-reduction.

Application and CV
 
Applications should be in English and include the following:
 
1. A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria.
 
2. Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your university degree(s) and stipulate your grades/grade average, list of completed relevant training courses, work experience and the name and contact details of 3 relevant references, in addition to any other qualifications and information that you think are relevant for the position.

The application should be sent to: job@ddghoa.org and the subject line should read “Kenya Project Coordinator”.

The deadline for submission of applications is the 5th October 2014.


The Media Council of Kenya is an independent national institution established by the Media Council Act, 2013 as the leading institution in the regulation of media and in the conduct and discipline of journalists. 

The Council seeks to fill the following vacant position:
 
VA/1 Procurement Officer
 
Job Role: Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the overall responsibility will be the management of the entire supply chain including and coordination of procurement activities in the Procurement Section. 

A key part of this role entails effective supplier relationship management; managing and ensuring timely delivery of local and international purchases; monitoring expenditure and ensuring value for money.
 
Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategies and budgets for the Procurement Section.
  • Develop mechanisms and tools to monitor expenditure and advise the Chief Executive Officer on possible value adding and cost cutting measures.
  • Develop procurement targets and a forecasted procurement plan and integrate these into the Council’s annual budget to facilitate procurement of materials and supplies.
  • Facilitate tender and contracts management including management of supplier relationships and ensure supplier performance monitoring and evaluation.
  • Formulate a sourcing strategy for required goods and services in accordance with the Council’s needs and budgetary limits.
  • Spearhead cost reduction in procurement initiatives at the Council through implementing cost-effective stock holding levels.
  • Ensure adherence to the Public Procurement and Disposal Act, by ensuring the participation of members of relevant departments in tender/procurement/evaluation committees.
  • Develop accountability measures including service level agreements with other departments; monitor performance indicators within the department and ensure the timely preparation of periodic reports.
  • Prepare and process requisition and purchase orders for supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received.
  • Review, develop and implement purchasing and contract management instructions, policies and procedures.
  • Prepare clear specifications for goods and services for obtaining, issuing or awarding bids.
Minimum qualifications:
  • A relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Procurement, Business Studies from a recognized institution.
  • Diploma in Procurement from a recognized institution
  • A member of KISM (Kenya Institute of Supplies Management).
  • At least three (3) years’ experience in an equivalent position in a similar institution and demonstrated outstanding professional competence.
  • Merit and ability in performance necessary to undertake the challenges attached to the position.
  • Demonstrate high degree of administrative, managerial and leadership capabilities and outstanding competence in the field.
  • Show high level of integrity.
  • Computer literacy.
Desired characteristics: The Council desires to engage an officer for the position who is customer orientated, is able to organise his/her workplace, is diplomatic and tactful in handling clients, flexible, has excellent interpersonal skills and able to manage him/herself.

Applicants meeting above qualifications should send their applications, giving full details of their age, qualifications, experience, present and expected remuneration, full contact address including daytime telephone number, detailed C.V, copies of certificates and testimonials and contact details of
three referees.

Applications should indicate position applied for including the reference number and addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Media Council of Kenya
P.O. Box 43132- 00100
Nairobi

Applications can also be sent via E-mail: recruit@mediacouncil.or.ke

Or hand deliver applications to: Media Council of Kenya, Ground Floor, Britam Centre at Mara/Ragati Road Junction in Upper Hill So as to reach not later than 11th October 2014.

NB: The Media Council of Kenya is an equal opportunity employer. 

Qualified persons living with disability are encouraged to apply. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
BOC Kenya Limited is a market leader in industrial and medical gases, welding equipment and consumables, medical equipment and related services. 

The Company operates to the highest global standards and has access to the latest in cutting edge research and technologies provided by its parent company, The Linde Group of Germany. 

The company has established subsidiaries in Tanzania and Uganda with a distribution network of resellers within the East African Region.

A candidate is sought to fill the following position based in Nairobi.

Transport Manager
 
The purpose of this role is to effectively manage the distribution of company products to customers.
 
The key areas of responsibilities are:

  • Maintain best operating practice with respect to transport management.
  • Ensure alignment, effective implementation and on-going adherence to transport policies, procedures, systems and standards.
  • Ensure optimum utilization of the company vehicle fleet.
  • Manage maintenance of all vehicles located within the region.
  • Conduct regular inspections of vehicle repairs/maintenance at various service provider sites ensuring that repairs and maintenance are in line with manufacturer’s specification and company standards.
  • Ensure adherence to ACTSAFE.
  • Ensure all drivers are up to date with driver training as well as Traccess.
  • Timely investigate incidents and accidents and prepare reports.
  • Oversee the distribution function to ensure all product deliveries are in line with company standards.
  • Timely resolve any challenges that may hinder scheduled product delivery to customers.
The successful candidate should possess a Bachelor of Science degree in automotive/mechanical engineering with 10 years extensive distribution experience.

The position is best suited to individuals who are exceptionally customer focused; have sound communication, interpersonal, negotiating and problem solving skills. 

The candidate must be results driven and be able to work without supervision in a team environment. 

The applicant must also be willing to travel and possess a valid driver’s license.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Manager
BOC Kenya Limited
P.O.Box 18010 - 00500
Nairobi

Closing Date:
 13th October 2014

KPLC owns and operates most of the electricity transmission and distribution system in the country and sells electricity to over 2.6 million customers. 

The Company’s key mandate is to plan for sufficient electricity transmission capacity to meet demand; building and maintaining the power distribution and transmission network and retailing of electricity to its customers. 

KPLC is currently implementing a new organisation structure and seeks to recruit a results oriented individual with vision and creativity to fill the position of Manager Security Services.

Reference Number: 130-PEO00185 

Department: People & Change Kenya
 
Job Type: Permanent

Location: Nairobi 
Roles & Responsibilities

  • Implementing strategies on security management, crime prevention, investigations and prosecutions.
  • Advising Management on appropriate security measures and standards on security of Company assets.
  • Protecting company assets against theft, terrorism, pilferage, damage, misuse, sabotage or other harmful causes.
  • Implementing security measures to ensure maximum protection of company installations, property, revenue and staff.
  • Directing investigations into security irregularities, potential threats and taking remedial action to protect company interest.
  • Establishing and maintaining linkages with law enforcement agencies to enhance company security.
  • Collecting and collating intelligence on current trends in crime and other security matters that could adversely affect the company.
  • Implementing standards on management of contracted security services.
  • Coordinating investigations on company motor vehicle accidents and recommendations remedial action.
  • Facilitating prosecution of offenders in collaboration with the legal department and other prosecutorial agencies.
Appointment Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Advanced Degree will be an added advantage
  • Diploma in Criminology/Forensic Science or related field
  • Military/Police/National Youth Service Training/Protective Security Services Industry Training
  • Ten (10) years working experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Chief Officer and above.
Key Competencies
  • Thorough understanding of Company business
  • Strong Communication & Negotiation Skills
  • Attention to details
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Deadline: 3rd October 2014
KPLC owns and operates most of the electricity transmission and distribution system in the country and sells electricity to over 2.6 million customers. 

The Company’s key mandate is to plan for sufficient electricity transmission capacity to meet demand; building and maintaining the power distribution and transmission network and retailing of electricity to its customers. 

KPLC is currently implementing a new organisation structure and seeks to recruit a results oriented individual with vision and creativity to fill the position of Manager Information Technology

Reference Number: 130-PEO00179
 
Department: People & Change Kenya
 
Job Type: Permanent

Location: Nairobi
Roles & Responsibilities

  • Implementing strategies on system development, maintenance and administration.
  • Reviewing IT needs and coordinating requisition of information processing hardware and software.
  • Continually developing IT systems to keep abreast with the changing environment.
  • Developing and implementing strategies for security back-up for all IT systems.
  • Designing measures on disaster recovery management.
  • Developing and implementing guidelines on distribution, maintenance and replacement of computer hardware.
  • Promoting use of cost-effective IT systems.
  • Implementing programs for safeguarding integrity of all systems data and ensuring availability of necessary technical support.
  • Implementing mechanisms to resolve user complaints and enhance their satisfaction.
  • Coordinating technical and functional improvements of the information systems in liaison with users.
Appointment Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Advanced Degree will be an added advantage
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science/ IT (For candidates with non- computer related 1st degrees)
  • Membership with relevant Professional bodies
  • Ten (10) years working experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Chief Officer and above.
Key Competencies
  • Understanding of Company business and operational processes
  • High level of Integrity
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Deadline: 3rd October 2014
KPLC owns and operates most of the electricity transmission and distribution system in the country and sells electricity to over 2.6 million customers. 

The Company’s key mandate is to plan for sufficient electricity transmission capacity to meet demand; building and maintaining the power distribution and transmission network and retailing of electricity to its customers. 

KPLC is currently implementing a new organisation structure and seeks to recruit a results oriented individual with vision and creativity to fill the position of Manager Supply Chain (Logistics)

Reference Number: 130-PEO00186 

Department: People & Change Kenya
 
Job Type: Permanent

Location: Nairobi 
Roles & Responsibilities

  • Implementing strategies on stock availability, stores administration, warehousing and material planning.
  • Implementing standards to ensure efficient distribution of stock in all Company stores and warehouses.
  • Managing stores, stock issuance, warehousing and material planning.
  • Implementing programs and schedules on stock verification in stores and warehouses.
  • Coordinating material planning to ensure adequate stock at all times.
  • Ensuring goods delivered to company stores and warehouses meet specifications.
  • Implementing procedures and controls on issuance of goods and materials.
  • Coordinating movement of stocks in all stores and warehouses.
  • Disposing of obsolete stock and other assets.
  • Utilizing technological initiatives to improve material handling processes.
Appointment Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Advanced Degree will be an added advantage
  • Graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies or equivalent
  • Membership of Professional bodies
  • Ten (10) years working experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Chief Officer and above.
Key Competencies
  • Understanding of Supply chain regulations
  • High level of Integrity
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
  • Drive for results and achievement
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Deadline: 3rd October 2014
KPLC owns and operates most of the electricity transmission and distribution system in the country and sells electricity to over 2.6 million customers. 

The Company’s key mandate is to plan for sufficient electricity transmission capacity to meet demand; building and maintaining the power distribution and transmission network and retailing of electricity to its customers.

KPLC is currently implementing a new organisation structure and seeks to recruit results oriented individuals with vision and creativity to fill the position of Manager Supply Chain (Procurement)

Reference Number: 130-PEO00187

Department: People & Change Kenya
 
Job Type: Permanent

Location: Nairobi  
 
Roles & Responsibilities

  • Implementing strategies on procurement of goods, works and services to support achievement of corporate objectives.
  • Providing procurement secretarial services to the Company.
  • Developing procurement plans in liaison with users and as per company goods/works/services and financial requirements.
  • Coordinating procurement of quality materials and services to support business operations.
  • Complying with Public Procurement & Disposal Regulations.
  • Ensuring materials procured meet tender specifications.
  • Implementing purchasing schedules in liaison with user departments.
  • Executing procurement contracts to ensure adequate material availability.
  • Utilizing technological initiatives to improve the supply chain processes.
  • Ensuring procurement operations safeguard Company interests and value for money.
Appointment Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Advanced Degree will be an added advantage
  • Graduate Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies or equivalent
  • Membership of Professional bodies
  • Ten (10) years working experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Chief Officer and above.
Key Competencies
  • Understanding of Supply chain regulations
  • High level of Integrity
  • Strong Communication and Negotiation Skills
  • Analytical and strategic thinker
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
  • Drive for results and achievement
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Deadline: 3rd October 2014
KPLC owns and operates most of the electricity transmission and distribution system in the country and sells electricity to over 2.6 million customers. 

The Company’s key mandate is to plan for sufficient electricity transmission capacity to meet demand; building and maintaining the power distribution and transmission network and retailing of electricity to its customers. 

KPLC is currently implementing a new organisation structure and seeks to recruit results a oriented individual with vision and creativity to fill the position of Manager Corporate Communications

Reference Number: 130-PEO00178

Department: People & Change Kenya

Job type: Permanent

Location: Nairobi

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Formulating and implementing corporate communication and media strategies and programs to support achievement of corporate objectives.
  • Developing and distributing media releases to media outlets and proactively seeking media opportunities that support the Company’s objectives.
  • Evaluating and reporting on the reach and impact of media activities through regular media monitoring and surveys.
  • Creating and maintaining media contacts and managing relationships with key media partners.
  • Coordinating development, production and distribution of visual, audio visual, web-based advertisements and other broadcast media materials.
  • Maintaining corporate protocol and acting as the spokesperson of the Company.
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of media campaigns in consultation with other relevant departments.
  • Producing in-house journals, newsletters, corporate and other related publications in promotion of Kenya Power Brand.
  • Coordinating corporate social responsibility activities to enhance corporate and brand image.
  • Advising management on appropriate communication policies and strategies to build and maintain the brand image.
Appointment Requirements
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Advanced Degree will be an added advantage
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Communication /Journalism / Public Relations
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies
  • Ten (10) years working experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Chief Officer and above.
Key Competencies
  • Thorough understanding of Company business
  • Strong Communication & Negotiation Skills
  • Creativity and innovation
  • High levels of Integrity and Ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Deadline: 3rd October 2014

KPLC owns and operates most of the electricity transmission and distribution system in the country and sells electricity to over 2.6 million customers. 

The Company’s key mandate is to plan for sufficient electricity transmission capacity to meet demand; building and maintaining the power distribution and transmission network and retailing of electricity to its customers.

 KPLC is currently implementing a new organisation structure and seeks to recruit results oriented individuals with vision and creativity to fill the position of Manager - Administration and Property.

Reference Number: 130-PEO00176 

Department: People & Change Kenya
 
Job Type: Permanent

Location: Nairobi 
Roles & Responsibilities

  • Implementing strategies on work environment for effective execution of company’s objectives.
  • Implementing strategies on property management, cleaning services, garbage collection and pest control in Company premises.
  • Procuring and effectively managing contracts relating to cleaning, mail delivery and servicing of equipment.
  • Implementing civil work projects to provide conducive work environment and secure Company assets.
  • Providing effective and efficient property valuation, cleaning, messengerial, tea and telephone services cost effectively.
  • Facilitating leasing and letting of Company premises and properties and ensuring timely collection of rent.
  • Complying with statutory requirements relating to property acquisition. leasing and management.
  • Facilitating acquisition of land and buildings for use by the Company.
  • Ensuring safe custody of property documents, records and securities.
  • Updating management on property market issues and ensuring that Company interests are adequately safeguarded.
Appointment Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Land Economics or related fields.
  • Advanced Degree will be an added advantage
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies
  • Ten (10) years working experience, three (3) of which should have been at the level of Chief Officer and above.
Key Competencies
  • Thorough understanding of Company business
  • Project Management
  • Strong communication & negotiation Skills
  • Creativity and innovation
  • High levels of integrity and ethics
  • Drive for results and achievement
  • Commitment to Company Vision and Values 
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Deadline: 3rd October 2014

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