The County Government of Vihiga wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions as provided under Section 44 and 63,65,66 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.

County Secretary: Job Group T (1 Post)
 
Terms of Service: Contract
 
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen.
  • Be in possession of a first degree from a university recognized in Kenya
  • Masters’ degree from a recognized university will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate leadership and management capacity including knowledge of public financial management and strategic management
  • Be conversant with the Constitution of Kenya and devolution laws
  • Have ability to work in a multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment of the national values and principles of governance as outlined in articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of both County and National goals, policies development strategies as well as Vision 2030
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than ten (10) years in administration and management
  • Satisfy the requirement s of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010
  • Possession of CPS (K) will be an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Will be the head of the County Public Service
  • Will be responsible for arranging the business and keeping the minutes of the County Executive
  • Committee meetings subject to the directions of the executive committee
  • Conveying the decisions of the County Executive Committee to the appropriate persons or authorities
  • Providing strategic policy direction to improve service delivery
  • Establishing and developing collaboration with national government ministries or departments, partners and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Performing any other functions as directed by the Governor and the County Executive Committee
Secretary-CPSB - Job Group R (1 Post)

Terms of Service: Contract

Requirement for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen.
  • Be a certified public secretary of good professional standing
  • Be in possession of a first degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have a working experience of not less than five years.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution on leadership and integrity.
  • Be a professional who demonstrates absence of breach of the relevant professional code of conduct
  • Understand the diversity within the County.
  • Be a visionary and a strategic thinker
  • Have the capacity to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Be committed to be part of a team that will enable the County Government achieve its vision.
  • A master’s degree will be an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Establish and abolish offices in the county public service
  • Appoint persons to hold or act in the Public County Offices including on the boards of urban areas within the county and to confirm appointments
  • Exercise disciplinary control over, and remove persons holding or acting in those offices as provided for under this part.
  • Prepare regular reports for submission to the county assembly on the execution of the functions of the board.
  • Promote in the county public service the values and principles referred to in Articles 1 0 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
  • Evaluate and report to the county assembly on the extent to which the values and principles referred to in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 are compiled within the county public service.
  • Facilitate the development of coherent, integrated human resource planning and budgeting for personnel emoluments in the county.
  • Advise the county government on human resource management and development advise the county government on implementation and monitoring of the national performance management system in the county.
  • Make recommendations to the salaries and remuneration commission, on behalf of the county government, on the remuneration, pensions and gratuities for county public service employees.
Secretarial Assstant I - Job Group H (1 Post)

Terms of Service:
 Permanent


Requirements for Appointment

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • A Diploma in secretarial studies or records management
  • Experience of at least two years in a busy organization
  • Computer literate
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compiling statistical records and reports for Public Service Board
  • Sorting filling and dispatching of letters
  • Maintaining an effective filling system
  • Computation of statistical records based routine or special source of information.
  • Compiling Human Resource data
  • Any other duties as given Secretary CPSB.
Please Note:
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution, one MUST have the following current clearance certificates:
  1. A certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  2. A clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance from any Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials.

They should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left side the position you are applying for to reach on or before 30th June 2014 and addressed to:

County Public Service Board,
Vihiga County,
P O Box344—50300,
Maragoli

or through the Board email cpsbvihiga@yahoo.com.

Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply
The County Government of Vihiga wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions as provided under Section 44 and 63,65,66 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.


Radio Producers - Job Group J (2 Posts)

Terms of Service
: Contract

Requirements for Appointment
  • Degree in Mass Communication from a recognized institution
  • Diploma with an experience of not less than three years will be considered.
  • Be a creative person and able to work with little supervision,
  • Must demonstrate experience and knowledge in Mass Communication.
  • Good knowledge in ICT
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
  • Any other duties as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Production of programs
  • Planning, directing, editing, presentation, scripting and research of programs
Radio Presenter - Job Group J (4 Posts)

Terms of Service
: Contract

Requirements for Appointment
  • Degree or Diploma in Mass Communication from a recognized institution.
  • Be fluent in spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  • Must demonstrate talent in broadcasting.
  • A proven experience in the usage of English, Kiswahili and any Vihiga County local dialect will be added an advantage.
  • Good Knowledge in ICT
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Will be involved in initiating, planning, directing, presentation, script writing and research of radio programs.
  • Any other duties as will be allocated
News Reporters - Job Group H (3 Posts)

Terms of Service:
 Contract

Requirements for appointment
  • A Diploma in journalism from a recognized institution. Degree is an added advantage
  • Must demonstrate a special journalistic talent
  • Should be honest in his/her reporting
  • Good knowledge in ICT
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Gathering and writing news commentaries.
  • News analysis, editing radio bulletins, scripting the departmental weekly programs in conformity with the organizations editorial policy.
  • Verifying the quality of news.
  • Covering of development projects and social -cultural activities.
  • Fluency in English, Kiswahili and any of the local dialect in Vihiga County.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.


Programmes Officer (Traffic) - Job Group J (1 Post)
 

Terms of Service: Contract

Requirements for Appointment

  • A Diploma or a degree in Mass Communication.
  • Fluent in English, Kiswahili and any local dialect in Vihiga County.
  • Be able to work under strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of production of radio programs
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for drafting of studio running orders. 
  • Keeping of commercial booking sheets.
  • Preparation of availability and books for commercial sports as specified on contract schedules of programs.
  • Keeping of service logs both current and expired.
  • Scheduling of programs.
Please Note:
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution, one MUST have the following current clearance certificates:
  1. A certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  2. A clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance from any Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials.

They should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left side the position you are applying for to reach on or before 30th June 2014 and addressed to:

County Public Service Board,
Vihiga County,
POBox344—50300,
Maragoli

or through the Board email cpsbvihiga@yahoo.com.

Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

The County Government of Vihiga wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions as provided under Section 44 and 63,65,66 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.


Radio Producers - Job Group J (2 Posts)

Terms of Service
: Contract

Requirements for Appointment
  • Degree in Mass Communication from a recognized institution
  • Diploma with an experience of not less than three years will be considered.
  • Be a creative person and able to work with little supervision,
  • Must demonstrate experience and knowledge in Mass Communication.
  • Good knowledge in ICT
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
  • Any other duties as assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Production of programs
  • Planning, directing, editing, presentation, scripting and research of programs
Radio Presenter - Job Group J (4 Posts)

Terms of Service
: Contract

Requirements for Appointment
  • Degree or Diploma in Mass Communication from a recognized institution.
  • Be fluent in spoken and written English and Kiswahili.
  • Must demonstrate talent in broadcasting.
  • A proven experience in the usage of English, Kiswahili and any Vihiga County local dialect will be added an advantage.
  • Good Knowledge in ICT
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Will be involved in initiating, planning, directing, presentation, script writing and research of radio programs.
  • Any other duties as will be allocated
News Reporters - Job Group H (3 Posts)

Terms of Service:
 Contract

Requirements for appointment
  • A Diploma in journalism from a recognized institution. Degree is an added advantage
  • Must demonstrate a special journalistic talent
  • Should be honest in his/her reporting
  • Good knowledge in ICT
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Gathering and writing news commentaries.
  • News analysis, editing radio bulletins, scripting the departmental weekly programs in conformity with the organizations editorial policy.
  • Verifying the quality of news.
  • Covering of development projects and social -cultural activities.
  • Fluency in English, Kiswahili and any of the local dialect in Vihiga County.
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.


Programmes Officer (Traffic) - Job Group J (1 Post)
 

Terms of Service: Contract

Requirements for Appointment

  • A Diploma or a degree in Mass Communication.
  • Fluent in English, Kiswahili and any local dialect in Vihiga County.
  • Be able to work under strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of production of radio programs
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for drafting of studio running orders. 
  • Keeping of commercial booking sheets.
  • Preparation of availability and books for commercial sports as specified on contract schedules of programs.
  • Keeping of service logs both current and expired.
  • Scheduling of programs.
Please Note:
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution, one MUST have the following current clearance certificates:
  1. A certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  2. A clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance from any Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).

All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials.

They should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left side the position you are applying for to reach on or before 30th June 2014 and addressed to:

County Public Service Board,
Vihiga County,
POBox344—50300,
Maragoli

or through the Board email cpsbvihiga@yahoo.com.

Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

The County Government of Vihiga wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions as provided under Section 44 and 63,65,66 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.

Structural Engineer I –Job Group L (1 Post)
 
Terms of Service: Permanent
 
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenya Citizen
  • First Degree in Structural Engineering from a recognized university.
  • At least five years working experience in a similar capacity.
  • Excellent analytical and decision making skills.
  • Strong background in Structural and Architectural design.
  • Solid knowledge in steel, wood, concrete, and masonry is essential.
  • Team player and results oriented individual.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Be a registered with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya (E RB).
  • A current valid practicing license from the Engineers Registration of Kenya.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications.
  • Should meet requirements of integrity as provided under chapter six of Kenya
  • Constitution, 2010.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Preparing Structural Engineering designs.
  • Assisting in tender documentation and budget estimates.
  • Supervising construction to ensure they meet Structural and Civic Designs.
  • Reviewing Drawings (Internal and External).
  • Carrying building Audits to establish status of service.
Civil Engineer I - Job Group L (1 Post)

Terms of Service
: Permanent

Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenya Citizen
  • First Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university
  • At least 2 years working experience in a similar capacity.
  • Excellent analytical and decision making skills.
  • Ability to think methodically, to design, plan and manage projects.
  • Team player and results oriented individual
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Be registered with the Engineers Registration Board of Kenya (ERB).
  • A current valid practicing license from the Engineers Registration of Kenya.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer applications.
  • Should meet requirements of integrity as provided under chapter six of Kenya Constitution 2010.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Undertaking technical feasibility studies including site investigations.
  • Managing budgets and projects resources
  • Monitoring and execution of work in specialized fields of engineering in the following:
  • Planning Design, Supervision of construction contracts, and Material investigation related in buildings.
Plant Operators - Job Group F (1 Post)

Terms of Service: 
Permanent

Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • Be a Form Four Certificate holder or KCPE with NYS training
  • Certificate in Civil Construction , Plant operations or its equivalent
  • Two years’ experience in operating particular equipment.
  • Current Driver’s license
  • Enjoy practical and manual work.
  • Able to follow precise instructions.
  • Be a team player
  • Physically fit with a good eyesight
  • Good hand -eye coordination
  • Able to work without supervision
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare machines for operation
  • Work from drawings and markers under the direction of supervisor and Engineers.
  • Load and unload equipment from low loaders and move it around work sites
  • Select, change and operate special attachments such as winches, scrubs clearers, rippers, pile drivers and rock-breaking hammers
  • Break up paving, rock and similar material by operating hydraulic or pneumatic breakers
  • Excavate or scrape earth, rock or rubble to the correct level and alignment.
  • Load trucks with excavated fill.
  • Drive machines to and from work sites
  • Service equipment by cleaning, lubricating and refueling it and make minor adjustment and repairs when necessary.
Senior Information Communication - Job Group L (1 Post)
 

Terms of Service: Permanent
 

Requirements for Appointment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science
  • Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA)
  • Linux Professional System Certification (LPIC)
  • Oracle Certified Professional including SAP
  • Be ready to with work minimal supervision and a team player
  • Demonstrate high knowledge of ICT
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Performing routine audits of systems and software.
  • Installing and configuring new hardware and software.
  • Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords. Monitor system performance and network administration
  • Installing and upgrading the Database server and application tools.
  • Enrolling users and maintaining system security.
  • Ensuring compliance with Database vendor license agreement.
  • Controlling and monitoring user access to the Database.
  • Planning for backup and recovery of Database information, maintaining archived Data and backing up and restoring Databases.
Please Note:
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution, one MUST have the following current clearance certificates:
  1. A certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  2. A clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance from any Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials.

They should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left side the position you are applying for to reach on or before 30th June 2014 and addressed to:

County Public Service Board,
Vihiga County,
POBox344—50300,
Maragoli

or through the Board email cpsbvihiga@yahoo.com.

Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

The County Government of Vihiga wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions as provided under Section 44 and 63,65,66 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.

Technical Operators - Job Group J (3 Posts)

Terms of Service
: Contract

Requirements for Appointment
  • A Diploma in Mass Communication-Technical operations
  • Experience of at least two years in the operation of broadcasting equipment
  • Honest and be able to work with little supervision
  • Be able to demonstrate knowledge of operation of media equipment.
  • Conversant with safety regulations of broadcasting equipment.
  • Demonstrate high knowledge in ICT
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Operating of various types of broadcasting equipment.
  • Maintenance and servicing of transmission equipment.
  • Informing the Directors the technical needs of the radio station.
  • Ensuring proper use of all the broadcast equipment at the station.
  • Participate in the installation of transmission equipment.
  • Keep and update the stations’ equipment inventory.
Please Note:
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution, one MUST have the following current clearance certificates:
  1. A certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  2. A clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance from any Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials.

They should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left side the position you are applying for to reach on or before 30th June 2014 and addressed to:

County Public Service Board,
Vihiga County,
POBox344—50300,
Maragoli

or through the Board email cpsbvihiga@yahoo.com.

Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply
The County Government of Vihiga wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions as provided under Section 44 and 63,65,66 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.

Chief Human Resource Officer - Job Group M (1 Post)
 
Terms of Service: Permanent

Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenyan Citizen
  • A Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration in HRM from recognized institution ¡n Kenya
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than five years in Human Resource Management
  • Satisfy the requirement of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Management of Integrated Personnel and Payroll Data systems (IPPD)
  • Prepare payroll and make requisite returns to the respective institutions
  • Ensuring input of third parties deductions into the payroll
  • Assisting in preparing annual staff emolument budget and performing any Human Resource duties as may be assigned by the County Director Human Resource Management
  • Ensure all payroll recoveries are timely made
  • Establish raw data for annual personnel budget preparation, and
  • Work closely with Human Resource Officers
Please Note:
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution, one MUST have the following current clearance certificates:
  1. A certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  2. A clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance from any Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials.

They should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left side the position you are applying for to reach on or before 30th June 2014 and addressed to:

County Public Service Board,
Vihiga County,
POBox344—50300,
Maragoli

or through the Board email cpsbvihiga@yahoo.com.

Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply
Social Enterprises Portfolio Manager

Location:
 Isebania, Kenya

About The Organization:

Nuru International Kenya is an NGO committed to ending extreme poverty in remote, rural areas by offering locally-led training in agriculture, personal finance, healthcare, and education. 

Nuru focuses on cultivating service-minded leaders and equipping people with tools and knowledge to lead their communities out of extreme poverty. 

Using local income-generating activities, Nuru sustains its work and funds program scaling into neighboring districts – thereby multiplying impact. 

Nuru's vision is to create a world where people living in extreme poverty have the choice to determine their future.  http://www.nuruinternational.org.

About The Position

Manage, Monitor and grow NKSE’s dairy, agribusiness, consumer products, and poultry divisions.
Responsible for managing finances, operations and human resources of the different business activities of Nuru Kenya Social Enterprises (NKSE)

Responsible for meeting predetermined financial targets of Nuru Kenya Social Enterprises

Specific Job Functions:
  • Manage finances and daily operations of NKSE’s four business divisions  (poultry, agribusiness, consumer products and dairy)
  • Create financial models, forecasts and budgets for NKSE’s four business lines
  • Conduct regular analysis and audits of NKSE’s finances
  • Manage and coach NKSE team (20+)
  • Build and maintain relationships with key external stakeholders, including the National Cereal and Produce Board and large-scale buyers and suppliers
  • Report all business activities to senior management
  • Create quarterly reports of NKSE activities
  • Secure external financing for business operations
  • Meet annual NKSE financial targets and business objectives
  • Develop strategy for NKSE and make data driven decision
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned
Minimum Qualifications (Education/Experience):
  • Fluency in both oral and written English and Kiswahili
  • Extensive business experience in private and social sectors
  • Experience running a business and/or managing a large business unit
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite especially MS Word and MS Excel.
  • University degree in business administration, finance or related field
The ideal candidate will:
  • Have entrepreneurial experience in East Africa
  • Have experience managing and tracking complex budgets
  • Be innovative, enthusiastic and energetic, able to work with minimum supervision and will possess excellent organizational skills including the ability to multitask under pressure.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills, a pleasant and outgoing personality
  • Be self-motivated and team orientated and work to a high level of integrity and accountability, with keen attention to detail
  • Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed both in an office environment as well as in the field.
  • Reports to the Deputy Executive Director and is also accountable to the Social Enterprises Business Consultant
  • Applicants must be able to relocate to Isebania in the Kuria West District of Kenya for this position. 
Remuneration:
  • Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Nuru International is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit their testimonials including resume/CVs and cover letter supported by at least two known references. Please complete your application in English, Include your phone number, and turn it in at our offices / Human Resources Manager at our main office (see PO Box for mailing information) or email it to PFM@nuru.co.ke (preferred). 

Please outline how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position.  

Deadline of receiving application is 27th June, 2014. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Engineers

We are looking for experienced site engineers who will do the following;

Role Profile
  • To act as main technical advisor to subcontractors, operatives and crafts people with respect to the construction site plans
  • To level, survey and set out the site
  • To check drawings, plans, and other qualities to get an accurate calculations of the whole thing
  • To ensure that all the materials used are according to the specifications
  • To oversee the requisitions and selection of the materials
  • To manage, monitor, and interpret the designing of the contract documents that has been approved.
  • To manage the site on day to day basis that includes supervision and monitoring the labor force and that of the subcontractors
  • To solve unexpected technical problems that may arise in the course of construction. 
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, construction, architecture, and site management or Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • 3 years working experience in construction industry
  • Should be able to handle and organize huge labor force
  • Should have good command of English language
Kindly apply to: info@swift-transport.co.ke
IT Sales Executive

Location
: Nairobi

Our client is a Nairobi based BPO company that does Website Design, Ecommerce, and Internet Marketing / SEO for clients across the USA and Canada. Its operations in the business spans the last 8 years, mainly concentrating on the offshore market and currently interested in expanding its market base in Kenya.

Job Purpose

The successful candidate will be required to generate new business for a company, retain current business and effectively communicate the services and products of using the various media options.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Professionally and effectively employs sales skills via telephone, face-to-face, social media and written communication to achieve targeted sales.
  • Identify and develop sources of potential clients and new leads
  • Performing follow up duties and managing clients
  • Attending meetings, training sessions and seminars
  • Researching market trends
  • Anticipate, identify and ensure customer needs are being met in the best possible way.
  • Monitor customer satisfaction with surveys, focus groups and comment cards.
  • Exhibit a professional attitude, diplomacy and an ability to handle difficult situations.
  • Be able to match appropriate products to clients’ requirements.
  • Be able to demonstrate a full knowledge of all products, relevant selling points and benefits
  • Maintain a current and accurate knowledge of competitor products, be able to highlight their disadvantages and promote relevant benefits as well as recommend any necessary tactical action
  • Provide time-phased, qualified reports on achievement and activities
Specifications: Experience, skills and Education
  • Business related degree/diploma
  • Telesales and telemarketing experience required.
  • Minimum 1 year sales and account management experience
  • Proven track record of generating new business sales
  • Must demonstrate traits reflecting Customer Excellence and people skills
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in Business Development
Interested candidates can submit their applications to the email jobs@fanisi.net to reach us not later than 14th June 2014.

Also ensure the subject header of your email/application reads “IT Sales Executive” and remember to state your current salary and expected salary in your application.

Late applications will not be considered. Kindly, if you do not hear from us in a period of 3 weeks, consider your application unsuccessful.



A Sales/Marketing Executive

Requirements
  • At least a diploma in Marketing or business studies
  • Not less than 4 years sales experience preferably in FMCG but not a must.
  • Previous experience in animal feeds sales will be an added advantage.
  • Must be aggressive in sales and marketing activities.
  • Ability to find new markets.
  • Must be willing to travel through the nation( Kenya)
  • Excellent in both presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Must be presentable and confident in character.
  • Preparation of marketing/sales report knowledge is a must.
  • Starting salary is 40+ depending on experience plus commissions
All cvs to be emailed to   titus@kentrain.co.ke  and  mainamaina83@yahoo.com by 14th June 2014.
Indicate the job   title in the subject field.
The County Government of Vihiga wishes to recruit competent and qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions as provided under Section 44 and 63,65,66 of the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012.

County Director Accounting Services - Job Group R (1 Post)

Terms of Service: Permanent

Requirement for Appointment
  • Either a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance or Accounting, or in Business Administration or in any other relevant equivalent.
  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration with Finance or Accounting option, will be an added advantage
  • Be registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accounts of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Relevant working experience of not less five years
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timeless
  • Have ability to work in multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and for diversity
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the constitution of Kenya
  • Be Computer literate
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implement approved Government accounting standards by the executive committee member,
  • Design and develop County Accounting systems;
  • Provide advice on County Government reporting systems;
  • Provide a link between County bodies on matters relating to public sector Financial reporting;
  • Develop guidelines for County accounting staffing levels and training to ensure technical competence;
  • Oversee the implementation of the approved accounting standards, policies and concepts to ensure compliance;
  • Undertake capacity building for staff at the County level;
  • Ensure proper banking arrangements between the County Government, CBK, overseeing cash management and control the operation of the County Exchequer Account;
  • Drafting and revising regulations for new and existing funds
  • Monitoring and ensuring timely production of management and statutory financial reports.
Assistant Director Accounting Services - Job Group P (1 Post)
 
Terms of Service: Permanent
 
Requirement for Appointment
  • Degree in either Bachelor of Commerce or Business Administration with Finance or Accounting option
  • Be registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accounts of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration with Finance or Accounting option, will be an added advantage
  • Relevant working experience of not less five years
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timeless
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the constitution of Kenya
  • Be Computer literate
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Monitoring the implementation of Accounting standards and systems for compliance
  • Follow up on Audit matters, compilation of County Treasury Memorandum
  • Follow up on implementation of County Assembly Public Accounts Committee recommendations, consolidation of cash flow projection by Ministries
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the County Director Accounting Service
  • Maintaining the accounting systems records
  • Maintaining the County’s books of accounts
Principal Internal Auditor - Job Group N (1 Post)
 
Terms of Service: Permanent
 
Requirements for Appointment
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.
  • Have CPA (K)
  • Be a registered member of ICPAK or institute of Internal Auditors
  • Relevant working experience of not less than 5 years in Audit in a public /private organization
  • Be conversant with various financial management computer packages
  • Satisfy the requirement of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya 2010.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Perform financial operational and information system audit
  • Helping in planning organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling of internal audit functions
  • Assist in establishing and managing a risk based audit plan consistent with the county objectives
  • Communicate plans of engagement and resource requirements for the internal Audit function
  • Play a key role in maintaining a strong control environment and supporting initiatives that improve performance
  • Developing leading capabilities in terms of resources, methodology and technology, communicating plans for engagement and resource requirements for internal audit functions
Principal Accountant - Job Group N (2 Posts)
 
Terms of Service: Permanent
 
Requirement for Appointment
  • Bachelors’ Degree in either, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce
  • Be registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accounts of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Relevant working experience of not less five years
  • Have capacity to work under pressure to meet strict timeless
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the values and principles as outlined in Articles 10 and 232 of the constitution of Kenya
  • Be Computer literate
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Monitoring the implementation of Accounting Standards and Systems for compliance
  • Follow up on Audit matters, compilation of County Treasury Memorandum
  • Follow up on implementation of County Assembly Public Accounts Committee recommendations, consolidation of cash flow projection by Ministries
  • Maintaining the accounting systems records
  • Maintaining the County’s books of accounts
  • In charge of revenue collection
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the County Director Accounting Services
Please Note:
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • For a candidate to meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the constitution, one MUST have the following current clearance certificates:
  1. A certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID)
  2. A clearance certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  5. Clearance from any Credit Reference Bureau (CRB).
All applications should be accompanied by a copy of National ID Card, a detailed CV and copies of all relevant certificates and testimonials.

They should be submitted in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the left side the position you are applying for to reach on or before 30th June 2014 and addressed to:

County Public Service Board,
Vihiga County,
POBox344—50300,
Maragoli

or through the Board email cpsbvihiga@yahoo.com.

Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

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