Riara University is the latest innovation in Higher Education in Kenya and we employ a diversity of talent to support our world-renowned reputation and facilities for teaching and research.

Due to phenomenal growth and increase in our course offering, we wish to announce the following vacancies to be filled immediately:

School of Computing Sciences
  • Head of Department/Programme Leader 
  • Full Time/ Part Time Lecturers
Marketing Department
  • Public Relations and Communications Officer
General Description: Academic Positions

We seek applicants who have keen pedagogical insight and broad developmental knowledge in the named departments. 

In addition, the selected candidate should exhibit a high regard for scholarly productivity, rigorous research skills, and a strong passion for teaching.

The chosen candidate will be instrumental in helping to shape a robust program of studies and scholarship in collaboration with policy makers, advocates, and stakeholder agencies.

Key responsibilities include:-teaching professional core courses, curriculum development, and assessment; seeking externally funded research projects and grants; supervising undergraduate internships and community service programmes.

Academic / Professional Qualifications

Candidates should possess:
  • An earned PhD in Computer Science for The Programme Leader,
  • At Least a Masters Degree in Computer Science for the Lecturers.
  • At least three years of full-time teaching at university level.
  • Strengths in curriculum knowledge and instructional best practices are also preferred.
  • Experience in advising master’s degree candidates for Programme Leader
General Description: PR and Communications Officer
The incumbent will be responsible for providing leadership in the formulation and implementation of Public Relations (PR) and Communications strategies that would enhance the brand and increase student enrollment. 

The incumbent will also be responsible for looking after the University's social media footprint.

Academic/ Professional Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Marketing, Communication or Public Relations with 5 years relevant experience
  • An advanced degree in the relevant field would be an added advantage
  • Proven interest in digital media and a notable social media footprint
  • Flexible, creative and able to work effectively in a diverse and dynamic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment and meet deadlines
  • Membership of a relevant professional body
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications with updated CVs, names and telephone contacts of three professional referees with copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials to recruitment@riarauniversity.ac.ke. 

Applications should be received by close of day Friday 5th September, 2014.  

For more information, visit www.riarauniversity.ac.ke/jobs

Our client, an international hotel based in Khartoum Sudan is looking for Waiters / service staff

The successful candidate MUST have International / East African experience and must be willing to work in Khartoum.

  • Serve guests in a friendly and professional manner to maintain repeat visits.
  • Maintain responsibility for cash and charges.
  • Ensure the guest is being attended to without delays.
  • Ensure guest invoices are correct and settled.   
  • Take food and beverage orders and serve products to the guests.       
  • Maintain high levels of personal hygiene.
  • Maintain a clean and hygienic environment for the guests.
  • Clean and maintain equipment and the service area before and during service time.
  • Maintain crockery and cutlery at all times.
  • Stock glasses and silverware where they can be easily reached during service.
  • Maintain chairs and tables in a clean and acceptable condition.
  • Manually load food and beverage items on the computer system.
  • Must have a diploma/certificate in hotel management.
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year experience in the hospitality industry.
  • Must have working knowledge of health, safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • Must be Computer literate.
Monthly Net salary: USD 400 - 5000

Deadline: 30th September 2014

Send your up to date CV to:  

Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job

Vacancy: Graduate Interns - Administration

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) is a membership-based organization registered in Kenya with country offices in Uganda and Tanzania. 

Our members are key stakeholders and players in the grain value chain including cereal growers, millers and processors drawn from within and outside the East Africa States. 

Our core mandate is to develop and promote orderly structured marketing systems and provide market information for grains so as to reduce transaction costs and eliminate barriers’ to regional trade

Reporting to the Country Program Managers in Uganda and Tanzania, the successful candidates will be responsible for the following amongst others:

  • Keeping the reception area clean and tidy at all times
  • Delivering excellent customer service.
  • Dealing with all enquiries in a professional and courteous manner, in person, on the telephone or via e-mail.
  • Receiving incoming calls and making outgoing calls.
  • Receiving incoming mail and dispatching outgoing mail.
  • Maintaining a mailing list/directory for regular circulars and communication
  • Maintaining and updating the suppliers and service provider’s database.
  • Receiving visitors and directing visitors to relevant offices after clearance.
  • Maintaining an updated filing system.
  • Providing support in secretarial duties e.g. typing.
  • Providing support in the procurement of services.
  • Providing support in organization activities e.g. business fair, summit, conferences, field events.
  • Organizing travel logistics for staff e.g. booking tickets and hotel accommodation
  • Reporting any maintenance issues immediately including all furniture, fittings and equipment in the office.
Qualification, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Computer literate.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High integrity.
  • Highly organized.
  • Capacity to manage several tasks simultaneously, be flexible and be willing to assume a range of unanticipated assignments.
If your background and competence match the above specifications, please send your application demonstrating how your qualifications and experience matches our requirements. 

It should include an updated C.V., your current remuneration package, valid email address, daytime contact number and full contact details of 3 referees including day time telephone number to: hr@eagc.org copied to dkiai@eagc.org by 12th September 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Smart Source East Africa Limited is a training and recruitment company that is charged with the mandate to provide professional and quality training to drivers on Road Safety Techniques and able to provide our clients with well-trained Drivers who are conversant with the Road and Safety Rules and Regulations of Kenya. 

We are looking to appoint an experienced, professionally qualified,Courier Officer and Cleaner to be responsible for the general cleanliness and timely deliveries and pick-ups of parcels to and from the office and will be based at our headquarters in Embakasi, Nairobi.
Description of Job Purpose: This position is expected to provide professional, effective and efficient clerical support in the office to maintain a clean and health working environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Thoroughly clean the office facility, reception area, balcony and the stairways to the ground floor every day before 0900 hrs.
  • Clean, refresh with supplies and check the bathrooms twice daily.
  • Empty and dispose of any rubbish in the bins every morning.
  • Ensure all visitors are attended to with refreshments
  • Kitchen area must be clean at all times
  • Notify the supervisor on any repairs or damages that are needed in the office facility.
  • Notify administration of supplies that are needed for cleaning and maintenance when they are running low to be ordered.
  • The incumbent will report his whereabouts to his/her supervisor while out on errands.
  • Collecting and delivering mail and parcels to and from the post office on allocated days of the week.
  • Carry out simple security checks on all the doors, windows and electrical switches every morning and evening.
  • Other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.
Qualifications, Experience, Competencies:
  • Must have acquired KCSE Mean Grade of D (plain)
  • Should have good organizational skills and must be physically fit and presentable
  • Basic knowledge of general hygiene practices
  • Good knowledge of facility layout
  • Good knowledge of cleaning products and applications
  • Ability to use a variety of cleaning equipment and products
  • Position holder must be detail-oriented, task focused, very proactive and disciplined
Application Procedures:
All applicants meeting the above qualifications should email their applications attaching detailed Curriculum Vitae (including their expected salary for the position) and an application letter why they are qualified for the position and the names of 3 referees who can provide confidential assessments of their capabilities.

All communication relating to applications for this position should be sent via email to: customercare@smartsource.co.ke. 

Applications MUST be received on or before 2nd September, 2014. 

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Ugandan National Retail Manager

Kampala Uganda

Our client an International Textile Company, stable and successfully operating in European Countries dealing with second hand clothes is looking for a Retail Manager. 

The successful candidate MUST be a Ugandan National who has strong retail experience working in the textile industry.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop the network of second-hand clothing shops.
  • Be in charge of defined area of second-hand clothing shops succesfull day-to-day operating.
  • Be in charge of garments assortment at the shops.
  • Ensure appropriate marchendising, order and pricing of garments according to internal standards and procedures.
  • Ensure appropriate customer service quality and marketing activities.
  • Train shops staff.
  • Analyse shops financial and sales performance, second-hand market and competitors.
  • Provide proposals for retail trade process optimization and operational efficiency improvements.
  • Must have a university degree in commerce | economics or equivalent.
  • Must have at least 4 years of managerial Position.
  • Must have a minimum of 6 years retail experience.
  • Must have working experience in textile business.
  • Must be fluent in either English and local official languages.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • High level of self-motivation, precision and commitment to results.
  • Honest, hard worker, helpful and result orientated personality.
  • Must have a Drivers licence.
  • Possibility to travel inside and outside the country and work on flexible hours.
  • Attractive remuneration corresponding to competencies and experience of the candidate.
  • Motivating bonus systems according to reached sales results.
  • International working environment.
  • Opportunities to develop professionally.
Deadline: 15th  September 2014    
Send your up to date CV to: 

Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job

Ugandan National Import & Export Manager

Kampala Uganda

Our client an international textile company, stable and successfully operating in European countries dealing with second hand clothes is looking for an Import / Export Manager. 

The successful candidate must fulfil the sales plan for second hand clothes sold in the region and secure that all agreed volumes are sold. 

He/she MUST have strong import / export experience working in the textile industry and be a Ugandan National.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Selling actively production on wholesales.
  • Planning and managing wholesales volumes and budget.
  • Ensuring clients satisfaction matching internal standards and guidelines.
  • Networking for new projects, customers and contracts.
  • Meeting with clients and developing business relationships that result in new contracts.
  • Organising special promotions, displays and events.
  • Managing stock levels and making key decisions about stock control.
  • Market research and competitor analysis.
  • Administration and Human resource management.
  • Using information technology to record sales figures, for data analysis, reporting and forward planning.
  • Accountability to the Group executives.
  • Must have a bachelor in marketing or business related degree from a recognized and reputable university.
  • Must have 7 - 10 years working experience in a senior management position in retail FMCG background.
  • Must have FMCG experience in retail and distribution networks and outlets is a prerequisite.
  • Must be analytical, innovative and strategic thinker.
  • Strong drive for results and achievements.
  • Strong execution abilities.
  • Good trainer and team leader.
Personal Attribute:
  • Extrovert personality.
  • Predatory Instincts for business.
  • Nose for fashion trends and markets.
  • Self-motivated individual & self-drive.
  • A mature personality between the age of 30 to 40 years of age.
  • Attractive remuneration corresponding to competencies and experience of the candidate;
  • Motivating bonus systems according to reached sales results;
  • International working environment;
  • Opportunities to develop professionally.
Deadline: 15th  September 2014    
Send your up to date CV to:

Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job

Our client is a Leading Brand Auto Mobile Company looking to fill the position of a Senior Accounting Manager

The successful candidate MUST have experience working as an accountant in a manufacturing company.

  • MUST be CPA K certified.
  • Must have a bachelors degree in finance.
  • Must be willing to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment.
  • Must have knowledge of cost accounting.
  • Must have experience of dealing with company financial audits.
Candidates with experience of working at international car or motorcycle manufacturing company will have an added advantage.

Monthly gross salary: Ksh.150,000 /= (Approx. 1,764 USD)depending on experience

Deadline: 15th September 2014    
Send your up to date CV to: 

Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job
Job Title: Administrative Assistant 

Job Summary:
 Work with the business manager to provide administrative and operational support to the company

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Dealing with statutory requirements as required
  • Organising and maintaining diaries and arranging appointments
  • Receiving and distributing incoming mails and calls
  • Create, transcribe, and distribute meeting agendas and minutes.
  • Perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mailing, and filing.
  • Maintain hard copy and electronic filing system
  • Increase efficiency within the office and administrative processes.
  • Creating and maintaining up-to-date records through filing and archiving, while ensuring the safety and confidentiality of such records
  • Planning and organising events
  • Managing office, supplies and inventory
  • Updating website
  • Writing reports and drafting correspondence
  • Schedule and coordinate travels
  • Reconciles expenses, invoices and bills
  • Represent in meetings and take notes

  • Diploma in Business Management, Human Resource Management, Secretarial or related studies with 1-2 years’ experience in a busy office.
  • Candidates without academic qualification will be considered based on their work experience 
  • at least 5 years of working as an administrative assistant.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office- Excel, Word, Power point ( very essential)
  • Valid Driver’s Licence
  • Basic accounting skills
  • Good inter-personal skills: Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one's intentions. 
  • Ability to uphold confidentiality on matters related to staff and the organization in general 
  • Good communication skills both in English and Kiswahili
  • Time Management: Effectively manage one's time and resources to organize and prioritize workload activities and deliver in good time Good listening skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Efficient and self-motivated
  • Salary – Kshs. 10,000 – 12,500 based on experience
  • Fixed Term Contract (3 months) subject to renewal based on performance
How to Apply 

Address your application to 

The Business Manager 
Harper Ventures Ltd
P.O Box 28065-00100 

Email: harper.ventures@gmail.com 

Application Deadline 6, September 2014

Company Profile: Unilever’s mission is to add vitality to life. We meet everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene, and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life. 
Our Corporate Strategy aims to double the size of our business by 2020 while halving our environmental footprints. 
Unilever values employee engagement and development by providing vital and relevant professional experiences. In Unilever, we give you a career. 
Unilever Tea Tanzania Limited is a Tea plantation organization, with its main operations based in Mufindi within Iringa region. UTTL employs over 5,500 employees whose health, safety and security are very important to the business. 
We are currently looking to hire Company Medical Officer to be in charge of medical operations, and who will based at our main hospital in Mufindi. 
Position Title: Company Medical Officer
Department: Medical and Occupational Health Department 
Reports to:  
  • Vice President, Global Medical & Occupational Health
  • Operationally on Site – to Operations Director, Unilever Tea Tanzania
Location: Mufindi, Tanzania 

Main Purpose of the Job: To be in charge of the management of Unilever Tea Tanzania Medical Department in compliance to the Unilever Standards of medical and occupational health designed to meet business needs and priorities, as well as conform to the medico-legal aspects of all National Health and Safety Legislations. 
Main Responsibilities
  • To be responsible for medical care to all, who are entitled to receive it from the Company Medical Department & manage the medical department as a whole
  • In consultation with the Operations Director, responsible for planning of policies of the Medical Department, and responsible for the implementation of approved policies in accordance with Medical Ethics in general and Government regulations in Tanzania.
  • Develop and implement guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of patients, to the highest possible standard, and in line with the relevant and applicable legislations in Tanzania.
Administrative and Management
  • Be responsible for proper care and maintenance of all company assets in the Medical Department.
  • General management of medical personnel, main hospital and dispensaries
  • Prepare annual report, which gives reliable information about the Medical department
  • Supervise preparation and submission of reports as required by the relevant Government bodies
Health, Safety & Environment
  • Implementation of company defined policies ,procedures ,programs and systems allowing the unit/Department to meet the company commitment on Occupational Health , Safety environment care and consumer safety
  • Proactive identification of hazards or environmental aspects and putting in place effective safeguards aiming at eliminating/reduction of accidents or incidents
Key Skills and Qualification
  • Bachelor of Medicine Degree
  • Master of Surgery – an advantage
  • Medical practitioner with at least 5 years experience in Occupational Health Management
  • Hospital management skills
  • Supplies Management and Asset Investment and Care skills
  • Possess intellectual power to determine direction
  • Act decisively to improve performance
  • Delivers through people
  • An achiever through integrity, team work and learning
To apply, please log on to www.unilever-esa.com before 2nd September, 2014. Under Professionals category, click on ‘Apply Now’ and follow the steps. You can also subscribe to receive job alerts whenever a vacancy is posted using the same link 
Finance Officer - Temporary
8 Months

Our client is a leading premier investment bank focused on Russia, the CIS, Central & Eastern Europe and Africa and other high-opportunity emerging markets. 

They offer its clients access to these markets through the financial centers of London and New York.

They a team of invigorated researchers and analysts who undertake an in depth research and study of the various economies and advise on the best financial products to invest in with good returns. 

Are you interested in cracking and working with numbers in a fast paced work environment? 

If yes, then this is the job you are looking for.

Our client would like to fill the position of a Finance Officer who will report to the Finance Manager.

Job Purpose / Summary: The job holder manages book keeping and tax accounting processes, preparation of financial statements, accounting and tax reports and ensuring compliance with Kenya legislation. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinating and controlling accounting processes for Kenyan entity in accordance with local standards of accounting and reporting, internal policies and procedures
  • Organizing and controlling all operations book keeping, including business expenses reporting; business trips expenses; payroll control, bills payable and receivable.
  • Ensuring that taxes (VAT, profit tax, Withholding tax) are calculated and all tax reporting is done correctly and in time.
  • Participating in annual audit process with accordance to local legislation requirements and checking the auditors’ reports.
  • Controls that all operations are registered correctly in Kenya entity balances, ensuring that they are consistent with primary documents, controlling economical feasibility of expenses taking for tax purposes.
  • Ensuring that Capital Markets Authority financial requirements for investment banks remain in compliance.
  • Preparing accounting reports for the regulated entities and for reporting to Capital Markets Authority at the end of every quarter.
  • Preparing daily reports for management reflecting compliance of accounts with Capital Market Authority (CMA) regulatory requirements.
  • Forecasting and planning funding and regulatory capital requirements; reporting daily regulatory ratio
Minimum Qualifications
  • A minimum of a degree in a business related field from a recognized institution
  • Working knowledge in International Accounting Standards.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in accounting preferably in the financial industry.
  • Work exposure in a medium sized organization.
  • Knowledge of East African Accounting processes.
  • Working experience and knowledge of the Kenyan and Sub Saharan Africa financial capital markets is desirable.
  • Knowledge of basic taxation laws in East Africa.
Required skills and key competencies
  • Excellent command and articulation of the English language.
  • High interpersonal skills and ability to interact with people from all walks of life.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Numerical acumen.
  • Good planning and organization skills.
  • Team player with proven leadership skills.
  • Good decision maker.
  • Result oriented.
Salary Budget: Kshs.300,000 - 350,000 Gross

How to apply:

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, your current salary and benefits package to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke before close of business 5th September 2014.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Our client, a local holding company located at Parklands manages a franchise of convenience shops within the city. They are also actively involved in the management of petrol stations for leading petrol retailers in the petroleum industry.

Are you a young person who loves working and interacting with people on a day to day basis with a passion for offering superior customer service?  

Are you driven by the desire to meet and even exceed targets? If so, then this is the job opportunity for you.
Our client is looking at filling the Shop Supervisor position for one of its franchise petrol station convenience shop located along Limuru Road.
This job holder will directly report to the Station Manager. 

Further details concerning the role are as follows;

Job Purpose / Summary: The shop supervisor will ensure that the shop attendants provide a high level of customer service delivery to customers, oversee sales and manage stocks along with the shop attendants by ensuring that they operate at an optimal capacity. 

The job holder will directly supervise a workforce of 8 shop attendants in a busy 24 hours convenience store.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensuring order and the smooth running of operations at the shop at all times
  • Prepare a weekly and daily duty roster for shop attendants
  • Ensure proper merchandising of  all products at the shop
  • Participate in the monthly and annual stock taking
  • Manage the inventory to ensure that the shop operates on an optimal capacity
  • Ensure that customers are served efficiently and their requests attended to courteously
  • Ensure a clean working environment adhering to the housekeeping and health and safety standards
  • Training of new employees (On the job training - OTJT).
  • Apply and ensure that the shop attendants conform with the Total Top service standards in all operations
  • Handle customer inquiries and complaints in the first instance and escalate when necessary
  • Monitor and recommend improvements along the customers shopping trend on FMGC
  • Account for all the payments for the purchases made by customers
  • Closely supervise the shop attendants and the their operations
  • Suggest and recommend improvements to staff related matters
  • Aim for the highest product sales to each customer
  • Assist in appraisals and evaluation of the shop attendants
  • Monitor and check the flow of activities in the shop from time to time
  • Check the products before the opening and closing of the shop
  • Receipt, inspect and verify the delivered goods
  • Resolve and advise customers with their demands, suggestions and complaints
  • Regularly update the station supervisor regarding sales, employees and other important matters.
Minimum Requirements
  • A diploma in Business Management or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • A KCSE certificate with a C minus mean grade.
  • Must have experience working in a mall, shop or fast food stores preferably as a Supervisor.
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in a similar capacity at a petrol convenience store.
  • Certificate of good conduct.
Personal Attributes
  • Possess strong leadership skill
  • Assertive
  • Highly organised
  • Has strong business acumen
Salary Budget: Kshs.18,000 - 20,000 Gross

How to apply: If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you.

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, your current salary and benefits package to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke before close of business 5th September 2014.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.
About Us: Sanergy is an award-winning social venture, based in Nairobi, Kenya, that makes hygienic sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban slums for everyone, forever. 

Our systems-based approach to solving the sanitation crisis involves five key steps: we build a dense network of franchised micro-entrepreneurs, who operate low-cost, high-quality waterless sanitation facilities called Fresh Life, as small businesses. 

We provide critical support services – such as access to finance, training, marketing and business analytics. 

We collect the waste every day and safely remove it from the community. 

From the waste, we create high-quality organic agricultural inputs that will reverse the trend of declining yields and increasing costs for farmers. 

We are currently launching our first agricultural products, a solid-form organic fertilizer called Evergrow, and a liquid organic fertilizer called Liquidgrow.

Role & Responsibilities: Sanergy is looking for experienced sales agronomists who can market our organic fertilizer products and complete sales with farmers. 

This role will require building a broad pipeline of sales opportunities, and closely following up with farmers to turn them into loyal customers. 

We are looking for people who have experience understanding farmers' problems and promoting products as solutions. 

We are looking for people who have previous experience selling and marketing agricultural inputs.

Experience with organic products is a plus. 

We seek both full-time and commission-based sales agronomists.
Building a pipeline of interested buyers
Dynamically communicating the value of our product
Setting up trials with customers
Closely tracking and reporting sales and marketing activities
Managing a network of customers and completing follow-on sales
  • Bachelors degree in Agronomy, Sales/Business, or closely related field.
  • Minimum 3 years sales experience-preference for those with experience in selling agricultural inputs, specifically organics
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Existing contacts and network within the farming community in Kenya.
  • A self-starter who takes initiative and rigorously follows up to complete sales.
  • Willingness to work in a variety of conditions including field and office.
We welcome your application-cover letter and CV-onhttp://www.jobscore.com/jobs/sanergy/list

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