Accountant

1 Position

Name of Country: 
Kenya
 
Project Name: Kenya Coastal Development Project
 
Project ID No: P094692.
 
Purchaser: Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute
 
Credit No: 4801-KE
 
Expressions of Interest Reference No: EOI/No. KCDP/16/2013-2014

Project Background
: The Government of Kenya has received financing from the international Development Association (IDA) and the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) towards the Kenya Coastal Development Project (KCDP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds to finance hiring of an Accountant to serve in the Project Coordinating Unit (PCU). 

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) is the coordinating institution for KCDP and is charged with mobilization of all consultancies on behalf of the project implementing agencies in line with the project requirements.

This request for Expression of Interest (EOI) follows the general Procurement notice for this Project, issue of 26th July, 2011.

Objective: The PCU Accountant will provide accounting support to the PCU Team of the KCDP. This team is comprised of the Project Coordinator, the Component Managers, Consultants and PCU support staff. 

The officer will be responsible for day-to-day accounting aspects of the project and will formally report to the Project Finance Management Specialist who in turn reports to the Project Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Overall work programming and implementation
  • Ensuring all payments are adequately supported, computations on the supporting vouchers are correct, spending is within the approved budget and is correctly approved by the budget holder;
  • Ensuring all advance payments are correctly and fully accounted for with appropriate expenditure documents;
  • Ensuring monthly reconciliation procedures of various accounts are carried out in a timely manner;
  • Reviewing and posting expenditure, fixed assets movements, depreciation and payroll journals to General ledger accounts;
  • Ensuring approved budgets are input into the budget ledger in a timely manner to facilitate monitoring of actual against budget;
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls;
  • Undertake payroll administration and remittance of statutory deductions to the relevant authority;
  • Ensure safe custody of all financial documents; and
  • Prepare financial reporting including quarterly interim Financial reports (IFRs).
Documentation and reporting
  • Ensuring timely reporting to the Financial Specialist on budget spent including analysis by the implementing agency;
  • Work closely with the Financial Specialist and PCU Project Accountant at the PCU to provide financial accounts, audit schedules and supporting documents to auditors as required, particularly those required for the Statements of Expenditures (SOEs) and Project Account management; and
  • Undertake miscellaneous accounting and finance tasks as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required:
  • Have at least a first degree in a related field;
  • Have a Certified Public Accountant III certification;
  • A minimum 3 years’ relevant work experience in the public sector and donor funded projects is  preferable;
  • Computer skills including good command of MS office;
  • Ability and willingness to learn new finance software;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and under pressure to meet tight schedules; and
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Interested persons are drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank Guidelines: Selection and Employment of consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borro wers published in May 2004, and revised in October 2006 and May 2010 (Consultants Guidelines,), setting forth the World Bank’s Policy on conflict of interest.

Successful candidates will be selected in accordance with the selection method based on Comparison of CVs as set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
 
Candidates can obtain further information at the address below from 0800 to 1500 hours from Monday to Friday excluding Public Holidays. 

Those wishing to submit soft copies MUST send them to the two addresses below.

The Director
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute
Silos Road, English Point — Mkomani, Mombasa.
Email: consultancies@kmfri.co.ke and info@kcdp.co.ke

www.kcdp.co.ke, FBkeycdp,twitterkeycdp

Tele: +254 -20-2353904 or +254-20-8041560/1; Fax: +254 -20-235 3226

Candidates are requested to submit written Expressions of Interest EOI (by mail or e-mail) complete with copies of relevant testimonials such as CVs clearly marked “EO1 No. KCDP/16/2013-2014, Expression Of Interest (EOI) for hiring of an Accountant to serve in the Project Coordinating Unit (PCU)” to the above address OR be deposited into the tender Box mounted next to the office of the Supply Chain Chief Qfficer at KMFRI Headquarters in Mombasa on or before 2nd, May 2014 at 11.00 am

Evans Nyakoni
For: Director / KMFRI Issued on: 17tl April 2014



Administrative Assistants

6 Positions


Name of Country: Kenya
 
Project Name: Kenya Coastal Development Project
 
Project ID No: P094692.
 
Purchaser: Kenya Marine Fisheries Research Institute
 
Credit No: 4801-KE
 
Expressions of Interest Reference No: EOI No. KCDP/15/2013-2014

Project Background: The Government of Kenya has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) and the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) towards the Kenya Coastal Development Project (KCDP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds to finance Hiring of Administrative Assistants for Hazina Ya Maendeleo Pwani (HMP). 

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) is the coordinating institution for KCDP and is charged with mobilization of all consultancies on behalf of the project implementing agencies in line with the project requirements.

This request for Expression of Interest (EOl) follows the general Procurement notice for this Project, issue of 26th July, 2011.

1. Objective: The objective of KCDP is to improve management effectiveness and enhance revenue generation of Kenya’s coastal and marine resources. 

Target beneficiaries are the coastal communities living within the six coastal counties, namely: Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifì, Tana River, Taita Taveta and Lamu. 

Hazina Ya Maendeleo ya Pwani (HMP) a sub component of KCDP, is a fund whose goal is to support coastal communities in the implementation of priority projects that focus on natural resource management and provision of community services. 

The HMP Administrative Assistant will provide accounting and administrative support to the HMP Team of the KCDP. 

This team is comprised of the Component 4 Manager, the HMP Manager, County Liaison Manager and the County Liaison Officers. 

The officer will be responsible for day-to-day accounting / administrative aspects of the county liaison office operations and will formally report to the CLO.

2. Details:
 
Job Title: Administrative Assistant (6 Positions available)
 
Duty Station: Coastal Counties
 
Project Reference: Kenya Coastal Development Project (KCDP)
 
Duration of Employment: Two Years (renewable)

3. Financial Management
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of county office internal controls
  • Perform routine accounting tasks for the county office
  • Maintain accurate county office accounting records
  • Monitor and assist the CBOs with their funds accountability requirements
  • Prepare monthly financial reports and submit to the HMP Management
  • Liaise with auditor and respond to audit queries.
  • Support the /County Liaison Officers team in the strengthening of the administrative structures
  • Assist HMP CLO team in the follow up of financial and administrative issues such as imprest surrenders, 
  • Organize and maintain an up to date filling-system for all formal correspondence and other Project documents, as may be required;
  • Prepare and manage reports and documents and ensure storage and easy retrieval;
  • Perform other duties as determined by the County Liaison Manager.
4. Office Management
  • Ensure office is operational during normal working hours.
  • Receive visitors and support linkage of CLO office with other Government offices in the county in implementation of project activities.
  • Assist in preparation and compiling of project reports including updating of all community projects files.
  • Prepare minutes of meetings held in the county office.
  • Liaise with KCDP Administrative Assistant through CLO in charge on all staff administrative matters at the county such as leave approval.
  • Provide logistical support to other KCDP staff and related activities
5. Vehicle Maintenance
  • Ensure timely maintenance and servicing of the assigned county vehicle.
  • Monitor vehicle usage and submit work tickets and returns on fuel to the KMFRI transport section with copies to the County Liaison Manager.
  • Ensure that all journeys are properly authorized.
  • Ensure that the steps required by KCDP rules and regulations are taken, in case of involvement in accident.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • At least a Diploma in Project Management, Finance and Accounting, Business Management or equivalent.
  • Possess a CPA II
  • Have a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience in the public sector or donor funded projects preferably in providing assistance in project implementation.
  • Have computer skills including good command of MS office.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and under pressure to meet tight schedules.
  • Knowledge of English and Kiswahili is mandatory.
  • Familiarity with the coast region including the counties.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including good interpersonal skills; ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with counterparts
  • Demonstrated effective organisational skills and ability to handle work in an efficient and timely manner;
  • Knowledge of native coastal languages will be an added advantage.
  • Candidates from coastal counties will have an added advantage.
Interested persons are drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers published in May 2004, and revised in October 2006 and May 2010 (Consultants Guidelines), selling forth the World Bank’s Policy on conflict of interest.

Successful candidates will be selected in accordance with the selection method based on Comparison of CVS as set out in the Consultant Guidelines.

Candidates can obtain further information at the address below from 0800 to 1500 hours from Monday to Friday excludingPublic Holidays. 

Those wishing to submit soft copies MUST send to the two addresses below.
 
The Director
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute
Silos Road, English Point — Mkomani, Mombasa.
Email: consultancies@kmfri.co.ke and info@kcdp.co.ke

www.kcdp.co.ke, FBkeycdp,twitter@keycdp

Tele: +254 -20-2353904 or +254.20-8041560/1; 

Fax: +254 -20-235 3226

Candidates are requested to submit written Expressions of Interest ECl (by mail or e-mail) complete with copies of relevant testimonials such as CVs clearly marked “EOl No. KCDP/15/2013-2014, Expression Of Interest (EOI) For Hiring of Administrative Assistant for HMP” to the above address OR be deposited into the tender Box mounted next to the office of the Chief Supplies Officer at KMFRI Headquarters in Mombasa on or before  May, 2014 at 11.00 am.

Evans Nyakoni
For: Director / KMFRI 

Issued on: 17th April 2014
Rift Valley Sports Club Nakuru is looking to recruit ambitious and career driven persons for the following positions.
 
Executive Chef
 
Qualifications and requirements
  • Diploma in food production from a reputable institution.
  • Over five (5) years’ experience in the same position from a reputable institution.
  • Exemplary Qualities in Kitchen management, Production, Control and accounting.
Cooks (3)
 

Qualifications and requirements
  • Certificate or Diploma in Food production from a reputable institution.
  • Over Two (2) years’ experience in the same position from a reputable Institution.
  • Exemplary Qualities in food production and control.
Security Officer
 
Qualifications and requirements
  • Minimum K C S E mean grade C+.
  • Training in Criminology and Security studies, Security management or related fields.
  • Three (3) years’ Experience in a proven security field.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure.
4. Gymnasium Instructor
 
Qualifications and requirements
  • Certificate or Diploma in Physiotherapy.
  • Three (3) years’ Experience in a proven institution.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
Your application letter, detailed CV together with names of three referees and other testimonials should be addressed to

The Club Manager,
Rift Valley Sports Club, 
P.O Box 1-20100, 
Nakuru.

To reach us not later than 2nd May, 2014.

(Only short-listed candidates will be contacted)
A leading Bio-control company in Kenya is seeking to recruit a Field Trial Officer with the following qualifications:
  • BSc in Horticulture / Agriculture
  • Experience in:
  1. Setting up and managing trial sites
  2. Collecting, recording, analysing and interpreting data
  3. Observing field conditions i.e. assessing the prevalence of diseases and/or pests
  4. Field report writing and presentation
  5. Sales and Marketing
The individual must

  • Have a valid motorcycle license
  • Be innovative with proven track record of high performance
The position is based in Eastern Province Machakos / Makueni Counties.

Send application (including current remuneration) and CV to csr@realipm.com by 24th April, 2014.



UNDP Kenya invites applications for the following position:

Post Title: Program Analyst

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment 
 
Grade / Band: National Professional NOB

Direct Supervisor: Team Leader, Energy Environment and Climate Change

Duration: One year, renewable subject to funding and performance
 
Date of Issue: 17 April 2014
 
Closing Date: 24 April 2014

Organizational Context: Under the general supervision of the Deputy Country Director (Programme) and direct supervision by the Team Leader Energy, Environment and Climate Change Unit, the Programme Analyst analyzes political, social and economic trends and leads formulation, management and evaluation of programme activities within his/her portfolio, provides policy advice services.
 
The Programme Analyst will also supervise and leads programme support staff and coordinate activities of the projects’ staff. 

The Programme Officer will works in close collaboration with the operations team, programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bilateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UNDP programme implementation

Core functions:
  • Implementation of programme strategies
  • Management of the CO programme
  • Creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy
  • Provision of top quality policy advice services to the Government and facilitation of knowledge building and management
Required Skills and Experience
  • Education: Master’s degree or equivalent in Natural Resource Management, Environment, Economics, Development Studies or related field
  • Experience: 2 years of experience at the national or international level providing Natural Resource Management advisory services, hand-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling web based management systems
The full terms of reference for the position can be accessed on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal on the UNDP Kenya website -http://www.ke.undp.org

Notice
 
UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

“UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns”.
Pan Africa Christian University (PAC University) is a Chartered institution of higher learning seeking to fill the following senior positions in the following fields with an aim to strengthen leadership and innovation in the departments and in other University level initiatives.

1) Associate Professor in Business Department (1 Position):The applicant must possess an earned PhD degree in Business Administration with specialization in either Finance or Accounting.

2) Associate Professor in Bible & Theology (1 Position): The applicant should have a strong Theological background and possess an earned PhD in Biblical Studies or Theology or equivalent.

3) Associate Professor in Counseling Psychology (1 Position): The applicant must possess an earned PhD degree in any relevant branch of Psychology. A bias in Marriage & Family Therapy will be an added advantage.

4) Campus Coordinator (1 Position): The purpose for the position is to have a strong and reliable leadership at the Valley Road Campus to ensure growth, quality teaching, and learning. 

The person will participate in marketing of PAC University programs as well as overseeing all the administrative function of the Campus related to Staff Management and University. 

The applicant should possess an earned PhD either in Theology, Business or Counseling Psychology and have at least 3 years of University Teaching.
 
Key Responsibilities for Associate Professors:
  • Exercise academic leadership for all subject area activities – teaching and research as appropriate.
  • Design, develop, and deliver a range of programmes of study at various levels.
  • Lead the development and implementation of teaching and learning strategy.
  • Lead and coordinate research activity in the subject area.
  • Supervise theses and projects at the postgraduate level.
  • Contribute to the development of academic policies across the institution.
  • Promote and market the work of the Department in the subject area.
Requirements for Associate Professors:
  • Have at least four (4) years teaching experience as a Senior Lecturer in relevant area.
  • Have successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters Students or two (2) PhD students since being appointed Senior Lecturer.
  • Show evidence of continuing research including having published at least four (4) articles in refereed journals or two (2) articles in refereed journals plus one (1) book by a reputable publisher since their appointment as Senior Lecturers.
  • Mature evangelical Christian who subscribes to the PAC University’s Statement of Faith.
If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, kindly send your application letter and a detailed Curriculum Vitae to 

The Director, Finance & Administration, 
Pan Africa Christian University, 
P.O. Box 56875-00200 
Nairobi

or email to jobs@pacuniversity.ac.ke not later than Friday, 25th April 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



AirTraffic Ltd is a leading aviation company based out Nairobi’s Wilson airport with a regional network of high net worth clients, seeks to recruit for the position of Director of Safety.
 
The individual should be a responsible, energetic, proactive and honest person who should be able to work well under the demanding aviation environment.

The applicant must possess the following qualifications as a minimum:
  • Possess a university degree,
  • Have a minimum of 5 years experience in aircraft experience as an AME or in FLT ops, and
  • Must have successfully completed training in safety management systems (SMS) course recognised by the KCAA.
Reporting to the accountable manager, the duties and responsibilities are:

  • Program leadership during implementation of the SMS
  • Provide information and advice on safety matters to top management
  • Provide support and consultation on safety management to all departments
  • Develop and maintain specific SMS guidance material and/or requirements
  • Conduct the day to day activities associated with the SMS
  • Operate the voluntary employee reporting system
  • Approve safety risk management documents as delegated
  • Safety planning and monitoring
  • Secretary to the Safety Committee
  • Serve as the liaison to our oversight authority on safety issues
  • Arrange safety training for all employees as described in the Operations manual,
  • Keep records of all safety related reports, incidents and accidents,
  • Conduct safety audits of all departments in our organization
  • Investigate incidents and accidents,
  • Conduct periodic audits of the SMS, operations, equipment and facilities of sub-concessions and sub-contractors,
  • Conduct periodic observations and inspections of safety practices of all company operations, equipment and facilities, and
  • Prepare and pass all external audits requested by regulatory authorities and clients with an emphasis on BARS and OGP audits.
Applications are to be sent in by the 21st, April, 2014 to at@airtraffic.co.ke and only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.



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