A Tour and Travel company is looking to fill up the following positions

Business Development Executive (Female)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Bringing new accounts into the company
  • Managing accounts brought in
  • Looking out for and Filling in Tenders
  • Maintain a clear understanding of Customers need and the competitive environment and devise appropriate propositions
  • Research on new industry trends and keep abreast with the competition
  • Advise on best practices in the industry
  • Writing proposals to companies or Clients
  • Work with the sales team to meet the set targets.
  • Any other responsibilities that may be given
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Marketing MBA will be an added advantage
  • Experience in business development is a MUST
  • Very confident, presentable and articulate
  • Should 28 years and above
Candidates selected should be able to report immediately

If you meet the above qualifications send your CV to holidays@helinassafaris.com

Travel Consultant (Female)

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Managing the GDS systems
  • Advising clients on fare conditions, ticketing time limit, best routings, best connection time and different flights available options.
  • Making flight bookings
  • Managing queues
  • Preparing daily reports on tickets issued, cancelled or voided
  • Responding timely to quotations requests
  • And any other duties assigned
Qualifications
  • Ability to manage Various GDS systems; Amadeus and Sabre
  • Work experience is a MUST
  • Mature, ability to articulate issues well
  • Confident
If you meet all the listed qualifications send your applications to ticketing@helinassafaris.com 

Candidates selected should be able to report immediately

Accounts Interns

We are looking for accounts interns

Qualifications
  • Presentable
  • Well spoken
  • Holders of CPA 1V
If you meet the above qualifications send your CV’s to accounts@helinassafaris.com

A stipend will be provided. Candidates should be able to report immediately

The management Forward Travellers Sacco Ltd would like to invite qualified candidates for the under mentioned position:

Chief Accountant

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervision of accounts staff
  • Verification of accuracy of accounting data.
  • Ensuring that all Bank Reconciliations are done on a daily basis.
  • Check and authorize all payment Vouchers.
  • Maintain a record of all receipt books and other source documents.
  • Design and implement sound accounting procedures.
  • Check the petty Cash book on a daily basis.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of members’ accounts
  • Ensuring that Data backup is done on a daily basis.
  • Proper maintenance of the fixed assets registers
  • Production of trial balance and review monthly reconciliations of all accounts
  • Maintain tax records and other statutory deductions
  • Liaise with external auditors with regard to preparation of accounts
  • Co-ordinate the production of financial and management information
  • Supervise the updates of general ledger
  • Payroll processing
  • Posting all transactions to the general ledger
  • Ensure daily preparation of cash book balances
  • Any other assignment given by the Finance Manager
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance. A Diploma in the same field will be an added advantage.
  • Must have a minimum CPA final or its equivalent.
  • Experience of working in co-operative institution shall be an added advantage.
  • At least 30 years of age.
  • At least 3 years relevant experience.
  • Must be computer literate with at least one relevant accounting package.
  • A valid driving license an added advantage.
Interested candidates should download and fill the employment application form (CLICK HERE to download), attach copies of CVs and testimonials and drop the same in our offices on or before 21st November 2014.
Our client an insurance company is seeking to recruit a Personal Assistant (PA) to join their dedicated team.

Key Responsibilities
  • Handling all the numerous phone calls that the manager gets
  • Replying to all the correspondence that comes for the manager and on time
  • Fixing all the appointments the manager has to attend throughout the day and making sure that they attend them
  • Briefing the manager on the agenda before every meeting
  • Collecting all the reports on behalf of the management
  • Coordinating for the manager with the other departments
  • Having a daily schedule prepared for the manager before they arrive in office
  • Acting as a bridge between management and employees
  • Assisting the manager during meetings
  • Attending the meeting if the manager is absent
  • Running personal errands for the manager if required
  • Coordinating with other assistants
Qualifications

  • Degree/diploma in PR or related field
  • 3 years experience in an insurance company
  • Administration skills
  • Presentation and good communication skills
  • Ladies are encouraged to apply.
If qualified kindly send your application letter and CV to Jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘personal assistant’ on the subject line by 25th November 2014.

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
Our client, a digital payments business is seeking to recruitHuman Resource Manager Individual to join their team of experts in attaining long term organizational goals.

Key Role: To develop and deliver people management strategies which support the Board’s overall strategic aims and objectives. 

The jobholder will be expected to contribute at both a strategic and operational level in order to identify HR priorities and recommend appropriate people management solutions which support business aims, in addition to providing a customer-focused HR service. 

The jobholder will provide expert professional advice and support to managers and staff on all aspects of people and talent management, which fully reflects the Board’s desire to be an employer of choice, current employment legislation and best practice.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a HR strategy based on the overall Company Strategy to ensure that business needs are met; prepare and implement the annual
  • Plan to support the overall strategic aims and objectives of the Board
  • Develop a HR budget based on the strategy and effectively manage it to ensure cost management goals are achieved.
  • Develop and implement HR management policies and procedures and monitor all HR activities and practices to ensure compliance.
  • Manage the recruitment process in a manner that ensures that right calibre of employees is hired and that new employees receive proper instructions regarding their duties and terms of employment.
  • Generate policies and procedures for performance management process and all related functions including staff appraisal, training planning and implementation and incentive schemes.
  • Advice and lead the management team in talent management.
  • Work closely with senior and line managers, providing them with expert guidance, coaching and support on the full range of HR activities (including policies and procedures, terms and conditions of employment, absence management, restructuring of services, performance management, redundancy planning etc.), in order to ensure a consistent and fair approach to people management throughout the Company.
  • Manage industrial relations matters and offer training, advice and general guidance to managers and supervisors on labour laws and related market practices so as to ensure a harmonious work environment.
  • Handle staff grievances in a prompt, conscientious manner while paying heed to the company’s business needs and policies.
  • Continually review and update the terms and conditions of service of employees to ensure that the Company becomes and remains the Employer of Choice in the industry and communicate to the staff appropriately.
  • Monitor and ensures that compliance issues are adequately addressed and maintained in all offices.
  • Preparation of Manpower audit reports to facilitate manpower planning and succession planning.
  • Facilitate processes for recruitment, promotions and acting appointments.
  • Management of staff and other departmental records
  • Coordination and implementation of Human Resource Projects (Job
  • Evaluation, Review of Scheme of Service, Review of HR policies, Review of HR processes and documentation)
  • Facilitate processing and running of Payroll system
  • Maintenance of Salary Structures
  • Responsible for all staff matters in the H.R. unit pertaining to performance appraisal, training and development, discipline, transfers, communication and adherence to company policies
  • Play an active role along with the Compliance team during social and compliance audits.
  • Manage all insurance matters ( both general and medical insurance, Group Life cover and Group Personal accident cover)
  • Prepares draft warning, termination and dismissal letters for employees
  • Effective records keeping on staff
  • Maintain up-to-date records on medical and other work related claims by Employees
  • Keeps records of industrial accidents and Compensation for injured personnel
  • Ensure that payment is effected according to existing laws
  • Liaises with the line managers regarding training of new employees in HR roles
  • Offering HR support to all company staff
  • Handling Occupational Safety and Health matters
  • Generates administrative reports on HR as and when required.
Qualifications & Skills
  • Holder of a Bachelor degree in Human Resource Manager
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management and membership to IHRM will be an added advantage.
  • Have 2-4 years’ experience in Human Resource Management in a reputable company.
  • Proven experience in developing & implementing Talent and Performance
  • Management policies and procedures.
If qualified kindly send your CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating’ Human Resource Manager’ on the subject line by 25th December, 2014.

Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Trianum Hospitality, a boutique consulting and management firm that operates serviced apartments and boutique hotels is looking for experienced and enthusiastic employees to fill the following opportunities:

Bartender 
(1 Position)
 
Reporting to the Restaurant Supervisor the key duties include:
  • Providing friendly, attentive and timely service to create an exceptional experience for all guests
  • Take orders from guests and beverage orders from servers; prepares and serves drinks consistent with the establishments standard drink recipes
  • Record drink orders accurately and timely after receipt into the register system; accept guest payment, process charges and make change
  • Wash and sterilize glassware; maintain bottles and glasses in an attractive and functional manner to support efficient drink preparation
  • Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the bar
  • Assist in restock and replenishment of bar inventory and supplies
Desired Qualifications / Competencies

  • Diploma in Food & Beverage Service or related qualification
  • Experience in a similar role in the F&B department of a large hotel or resort.
  • Proficiency of Fidelio, Micros, Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Pleasant, outgoing personality, organized and detail oriented
Laundry Attendant
(2 Positions)
 
Reporting to the Housekeeping Supervisor the selected candidate’s role includes
  • Sorting and counting articles to verify quantities on laundry requisitions.
  • Sorting torn and stained articles and carries out the de-staining cycle.
  • Folds and places item in appropriate storage area.
  • Operates laundry machinery such as washers, driers and irons.
  • Maintains records of inventory of the cleaning products.
  • Maintain cleanliness in the laundry room.
Desired Qualifications / Competencies
  • High School education, certificate or diploma in a technical skills or appropriate combination of qualification and experience
  • Prior experience in a similar position preferred
  • Ability to operate Laundry equipments & machinery
  • Well groomed, pleasant and polite
Please send you application letter indicating your suitability to this role, together with a copy of your updated resume, your current salary and benefits package to hr@trianum.co.ke before 30th November 2014.

Kindly indicate the position title in the Subject line of the email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client, a tours and travel company seeks to recruit a Sales and Marketing Executive in their company.

Roles
  • Leading the marketing team to develop and produce results.
  • Managing and executing all aspects of a high frequency, high volume direct marketing plan.
  • Working with the sales teams to improve and enhance marketing communications to drive sales and hit targets
  • Supporting PR and media liaison opportunities
  • Use analytics to evaluate success, reporting on campaign effectiveness and ROI
  • Maintaining a clear understanding of customer needs and the competitive environment to devise appropriate propositions
Qualifications
  • Degree in tours and travel from a recognized institution
  • 2 years working experience in the same field
  • Very presentable and good communication skills
  • Fluency in English
If qualified kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Sales and Marketing Executive 25k ’ on the subject line by 22th November,2014.

Do not attach any certificates. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Our client  is an Electrical / Electronic Engineering and ICT Engineering company. 

They are specialists in design, fabrications, systems implementation, and maintenance, with post implementation support services in the fields of Electrical / Electronic Engineering, ICT Engineering, Building Construction and Civil Engineering..

The client now requires an Accounts Assistant

Area of Operation:-  Finance Department

Reporting:-  HOD Finance

Interface:- HOD Finance.

Subordinate:- Registry Clerk.

Qualification:- A.T.C/ C.P.A/ C.P.S / A.C.C.A at least Part 2 trainings.

Experience:- At least 2 Years work experience from reputable company.
You shall be directly responsible for receipt, log in creditors’ invoices and monthly creditors’ reconciliation.

You shall obtain monthly creditor’s statements while ensuring that large creditors monthly payments are not released before statements are received and accounts reconciled.
 
You shall be responsible for ensuring that petty cash expenditure is properly supported, while preparing a monthly petty cash analysis for posting to quick books.
 
You shall carry out cost allocation for labour, equipment, depreciation and management costs.
 
You shall carry out monthly creditors’ analysis.
 
You shall assist the accountant with permanently and randomly assigned duties.
 
You shall carry out any other specific duties that may be assigned to you from time to time.
 
In pursuance of the above Job Description, you shall observe the following;
  • Make presentation to the company’s management on any, issues that, in your view could enhance the smooth running of accounts department.
  • Ensure that your section works harmoniously with other departments to ensure efficient delivery of the necessary services.
  • Make immediate presentation to the company’s management any pertinent issues that you feel should come to their attention.
eMail your applications to careersinafrika@gmail.com

Applications before 28th December 2014. 

Interview for shortlisted candidates will be on 9th December and the successful candidate will begin in January.

Salary is Ksh 25,000
The Agricultural Finance Corporation [AFC] is a state Corporation whose objective is to provide quality and sustainable customer focused financial services for the development of the agricultural sector in Kenya.

In order to achieve this objective, the Corporation wishes to invite applications from exceptionally talented, results driven, self-motivated and qualified applicants for various positions:
 
Job Title: Marketing Officer

Reporting to the Manager – Marketing and Corporate Communications, He/ She is charged with the following responsibilities:-:

Representative Tasks

  • Contribute in the development of the marketing plans and budgets in liaison with the Marketing and Corporate Communications Manager;
  • Carryout market research in order to appropriately segment the AFC market based on the Corporation’s products and service offerings;
  • Participate in the development and roll out of new products based in line with research findings and market needs;
  • Participate in the preparation of Agricultural Shows, Field days and corporate events aimed at sensitizing customers on AFC products;
  • Attend to customer queries and/or complaints from on loan requirements;
  • Organize branding of AFC offices an branches so as to improve the corporate image;
  • Any other relevant work that may be assigned to the job holder from time to time.
Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Marketing, Sales, Social Sciences or a relevant discipline
  • 3 years relevant work experience preferably in the financial services industry
  • Innovative skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Oral communication, Analytical and presentation skills
  • Computer literacy
How to Apply

Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary and benefits package.
 
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae including three referees with their current telephone contacts, copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to: -

The Managing Director
Agricultural Finance Corporation
Development House 7th Floor, Moi Avenue
P.O. Box 30367 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi

Closing date for applications is 25th November at 5.00 pm.

AFC is an equal opportunity Employer. 

Lack of inclusions of all details as sought for or any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

The Agricultural Finance Corporation [AFC] is a state Corporation whose objective is to provide quality and sustainable customer focused financial services for the development of the agricultural sector in Kenya.

In order to achieve this objective, the Corporation wishes to invite applications from exceptionally talented, results driven, self-motivated and qualified applicants for various positions:
 
Job Title: Planning and Resource Mobilization Officer
 
Reporting to the Manager – Planning and Resource Mobilization, He/ She is charged with the following responsibilities:-:

Representative Tasks

  • Carryout research on new products, new business outlets so as to advise on investment decisions by the Corporation;
  • Prepare and collate data on the AFC/GOK annual performance contracts so as to monitor performance contract requirements;
  • Prepare ISO audit plans, budgets and reports for review by management;
  • Maintain records on the existing partnership funds to ensure adequate allocation to participating branches and to monitor progress on implementation of projects;
  • Prepare operational plans and budgets for the Department
  • Any other relevant work that may be assigned to the job holder from time to time.
Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Economics, Commerce, Planning or Statistics
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant work experience
  • Report writing and presentation skills
  • Econometric analysis skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Business acumen
How to Apply

Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary and benefits package.
 
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae including three referees with their current telephone contacts, copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to: -

The Managing Director
Agricultural Finance Corporation
Development House 7th Floor, Moi Avenue
P.O. Box 30367 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi

Closing date for applications is 25th November at 5.00 pm.

AFC is an equal opportunity Employer. 

Lack of inclusions of all details as sought for or any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
The Agricultural Finance Corporation [AFC] is a state Corporation whose objective is to provide quality and sustainable customer focused financial services for the development of the agricultural sector in Kenya.

In order to achieve this objective, the Corporation wishes to invite applications from exceptionally talented, results driven, self-motivated and qualified applicants for various positions:
 
Job Title: Branch Manager [Kajiado, Kitale, Mpeketoni, Hola & Bomet]
 
Reports to the Regional Manager, He/ She is charged with the following responsibilities:-:
 
Representative Tasks
 
The job holder heads a branch and performs the following tasks: -
  • Plans, supervises and coordinates the operations of the branch;
  • Guides and advises on credit management and administrative policies;
  • Responsible for the preparation and implementation of branch plans and budgets;
  • Appraises, evaluates credit applications and approves/recommends for approval depending on authority level;
  • Coordinates disbursement and monitors project implementation;
  • Co-ordinates loan recovery measures including foreclosure and advertisement;
  • Manages the branch credit portfolio;
  • Undertakes monitoring and evaluation and prepares periodic reports;
  • Manages branch staff and other resources and advises on use and deployment;
  • Represents the Corporation at the stakeholders’ forums;
  • Handles the performance management; supervision and development of staff in the Branch.
Requirements
  • General Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or a related field.
  • Post graduate diploma in agriculture or related field/ Certificate in Cooperative Management, banking, entrepreneurship, microfinance or equivalent
  • 3 years experience as Credit Officer in a busy service oriented environment preferably in the agricultural sector, banking sector or within a development financial institution.
  • Computer literacy is a must
NB: State the preferred station in your application.

How to Apply

Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary and benefits package.
 
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae including three referees with their current telephone contacts, copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to: -

The Managing Director
Agricultural Finance Corporation
Development House 7th Floor, Moi Avenue
P.O. Box 30367 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi

Closing date for applications is 25th November at 5.00 pm.

AFC is an equal opportunity Employer. 

Lack of inclusions of all details as sought for or any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
The Agricultural Finance Corporation [AFC] is a state Corporation whose objective is to provide quality and sustainable customer focused financial services for the development of the agricultural sector in Kenya.

In order to achieve this objective, the Corporation wishes to invite applications from exceptionally talented, results driven, self-motivated and qualified applicants for various positions:
 
Job Title: Manager - Corporate Communications
 
Reporting to the General Manager – Business Development, He/ She is charged with the following responsibilities:-:

Representative Tasks
  • Manage relations with the media in order to foster a positive corporate image for AFC;
  • Manage the AFC website in liaison with ICT to ensure that accurate information is passed to the public;
  • Organize corporate functions and outreach programs to ensure efficiency in AFC’s events management;
  • Co-ordinate the branding of AFC offices so as to enhance the corporate image;
  • Develop marketing and promotional materials including production of the AFC Newsletter and documentaries to project the desired image for AFC;
  • Collect and edit information in order to prepare well researched internal publications;
  • Maintain good working relations with the media so as to ensure favorable coverage of the Corporation;
  • Prepare proposals for corporate social responsibility activities in liaison with the General Manager Business Development as per the existing policy;
  • Monitor and analyze media coverage to gauge quality of the Corporation’s publicity;
  • Prepare speeches for top management to ensure that they are in line with the Corporation’s agenda;
  • Undertake photography in corporate functions for communication purposes; and
  • Any other relevant work assigned to the job holder from time to time.
Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Communication or Social Sciences
  • 3 years experience in a comparable institution
  • Publishing skills (in design)
  • Events organization & management skills.
  • Public speaking/Presentation skills
How to Apply

Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary and benefits package.
 
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae including three referees with their current telephone contacts, copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to: -

The Managing Director
Agricultural Finance Corporation
Development House 7th Floor, Moi Avenue
P.O. Box 30367 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi

Closing date for applications is 25th November at 5.00 pm.

AFC is an equal opportunity Employer. 

Lack of inclusions of all details as sought for or any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

The Agricultural Finance Corporation [AFC] is a state Corporation whose objective is to provide quality and sustainable customer focused financial services for the development of the agricultural sector in Kenya.

In order to achieve this objective, the Corporation wishes to invite applications from exceptionally talented, results driven, self-motivated and qualified applicants for various positions:
 
Job Title: Manager - Marketing
 
Reporting to the General Manager – Business Development, He/ She is charged with the following responsibilities:-
 
Representative Tasks
  • Develop and implement marketing plans in line with the Corporation’s strategic plan;
  • Carry-out market research to establish the customers’ needs in order to develop products that are responsive to customers’ needs;
  • Organize and participate in corporate events to ensure marketing of AFC products and to promote customer awareness;
  • Co-ordinate marketing activities in liaison with Branch Managers to recruit and maintain client relationships;
  • Manage and initiate action on customer complaints, queries and feedback to ensure AFC’s responsiveness to customers’ needs;
  • Ensure the division is adequately resourced by professional and competent staff including completing performance appraisals, personal development and succession plans effectively and foster a culture in which staff feel supported so as to deliver exceptional results; and
  • Any other relevant work that may be assigned to the job holder from time to time.
Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree in Marketing or related field.
  • 6 years relevant work experience preferably in the financial services sector
  • Marketing skills
  • Product Development skills
  • Public speaking/Presentation skills
How to Apply

Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary and benefits package.
 
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae including three referees with their current telephone contacts, copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to: -

The Managing Director
Agricultural Finance Corporation
Development House 7th Floor, Moi Avenue
P.O. Box 30367 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi

Closing date for applications is 25th November at 5.00 pm.

AFC is an equal opportunity Employer. 

Lack of inclusions of all details as sought for or any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
The Agricultural Finance Corporation [AFC] is a state Corporation whose objective is to provide quality and sustainable customer focused financial services for the development of the agricultural sector in Kenya.

In order to achieve this objective, the Corporation wishes to invite applications from exceptionally talented, results driven, self-motivated and qualified applicants for various positions.
 
Head of Procurement
 
The job holder reports to the Managing Director. 

He/ She is charged with the following responsibilities:-

Representative Tasks
  • Coordinate the preparation of the procurement division budget
  • Ensure the division is adequately resourced by professional and competent staff including completing performance appraisals, personal development and succession plans effectively and foster a culture in which staff feel supported so as to deliver exceptional results; and
  • Develop, review and implement robust procurement policies and procedures as to ensure integrity and compliance of the Corporation’s procurement practices with the applicable legislative framework;
  • Coordinate preparation of the Corporation’ annual procurement plan and present to the Board for approval;
  • Manage the bi-annual pre-qualification of suppliers to ensure competitive pricing and efficiency in the Corporation’s procurement activities;
  • Manage the Corporation’s annual tendering process of key goods and services to ensure value for money and compliance with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005;
  • Supervise the timely procurement of all requisitioned goods and services for the Corporation to ensure efficient service delivery and value for money;
  • Manage the Corporation’s process of disposal of obsolete items in liaison with the Disposal Committee in line with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005;
  • Provide secretarial services to the Tender committee and Disposal Committees of the Corporation in compliance with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005;
  • Verify and recommend for approval all payments to suppliers of goods and services to the Corporation to ensure compliance with user requirements;
  • Any other relevant work that may be assigned to the job holder from time to time.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Diploma in Procurement from a recognized institution;
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in procurement or supplies management in a fast paced work environment.
  • A demonstrable ability to drive organizational value through the implementation of appropriate and diligent procurement management practices;
  • Have demonstrated personal integrity;
  • Strong leadership and management skills;
  • Problem solving , analytical and orientation to detail skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent relationship building skills;
  • Ability to make critical and timely decisions in a highly sensitive environment;
  • Exemplary knowledge of the application of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005 and the Public Procurement and Disposal Regulations 2006;
  • Has had a distinguished career in their respective fields; and
  • Be computer literate.
How to Apply

Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary and benefits package.
 
Applications with detailed curriculum vitae including three referees with their current telephone contacts, copies of certificates and testimonials should be addressed to: -

The Managing Director
Agricultural Finance Corporation
Development House 7th Floor, Moi Avenue
P.O. Box 30367 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi

Closing date for applications is 25th November at 5.00 pm.

AFC is an equal opportunity Employer. 

Lack of inclusions of all details as sought for or any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Background: The Teachers Service Commission was established in July 1967 by the Teachers Service Commission Act, Cap 212, Laws of Kenya to perform core teacher management functions of registration, employment, promotion and regulation of the teaching service. 

The TSC is currently established under Article 237(1) of the Constitution of Kenya (2010) as a Constitutional Commission. 

The TSC in line with its corporate strategic plan, developed and adopted an ICT strategy which set out immediate, medium and long-term ICT plans. 

The strategy sought in part, to harmonize and integrate existing information systems and align to future initiatives as part of an overall project to mainstream ICT within the commission.

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) wishes to recruit a qualified individual to fill the following vacant position:

Deputy Director ICT (Systems) 

TSC Scale 12 

(1 Post)

Advert 7/2014
 
Reporting to: Director ICT
 
Roles & Responsibilities
 
The Systems Manager will be responsible for the secure and effective operation of all computer systems, related applications, hardware and software that will be used. 

He/she will plan, direct, and/or coordinate activities in areas of electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, computer programming, data communication systems, security, and disaster recovery. 

The Systems Manager will:
  • Assign, manage and review the work of software engineers, database administrators, ERP administrator, Non-ERP administrators, systems analysts, programmers, help desk officer and systems support, training functions, and other computer-related workers.
  • Evaluate the functionality of systems.
  • Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess technology needs, system requirements and ensure that facilities meet user or project requirements.
  • Develop business continuity policies and establishing, operating and maintain backup and recovery sites.
  • Ensure adherence with software licensing laws.
  • Implement and manage security or integrity and backup procedures.
  • Evaluate the organizations technology use and needs and recommend improvements, such as hardware and software upgrades.
  • Develop and interpret organizational goals, policies, and procedures.
  • Manage backup, security and user help systems.
  • Provide user training, support, advice and feedback.
  • Test and modify systems to ensure that that they operate reliably.
  • Manage secure network access for remote users.
  • Keep up-to-date with new technology.
  • Design maintenance procedures and putting them into operation.
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering, or Information Systems/Information Technology or an equivalent qualification. In addition a Master’s degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering, or Information Systems/Information Technology, or an equivalent qualification is mandatory.
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience in information systems with 3 years at a level of management.
  • Experience in implementing ERP systems and managing them.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in systems requirements specifications, analysis, design and development, testing, deployment and systems evolution.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Team working skills.
  • Organization and time management.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Management and leadership skills.
  • Applicants must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution.
Remuneration Structure
 
TSC Salary Scale 14: Kshs.120,270x5,902 - 126,172x6,077 - 132,249x6,252 - 138,501x6,427 - 144,928x7,132 - 152,060x13,640 - 165,700x14,960 - 180,660 p.m.
 
TSC Salary Scale 12: Kshs.89,748x4,487 - 94,235x4,712 - 98,948x4,947 - 103,894 x5,195 - 109,089x5,454 -114,543x5,727 - 120,270p.m.
 
In addition to the salary the holders of the posts are entitled to:
  1. House Allowance
  2. Commuter Allowance
  3. Air time
  4. Comprehensive Medical Insurance Cover
  5. Group Personal Accident cover
  6. Membership to a Contributory Pension Scheme.
Applications including a one page Curriculum Vitae, copies of Professional / Academic certificates and testimonials should be submitted to:

The Secretary/Chief Executive
Teachers Service Commission
Private Bag
Nairobi.

To reach him on or before 5th December, 2014.

Gabriel K. Lengoiboni, EBS, CBS
Secretary/Chief Executive
Background: The Teachers Service Commission was established in July 1967 by the Teachers Service Commission Act, Cap 212, Laws of Kenya to perform core teacher management functions of registration, employment, promotion and regulation of the teaching service. 

The TSC is currently established under Article 237(1) of the Constitution of Kenya (2010) as a Constitutional Commission. 

The TSC in line with its corporate strategic plan, developed and adopted an ICT strategy which set out immediate, medium and long-term ICT plans. 

The strategy sought in part, to harmonize and integrate existing information systems and align to future initiatives as part of an overall project to mainstream ICT within the commission.


The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) wishes to recruit a qualified individual to fill the following vacant position:
 
Title: Deputy Director ICT (Infrastructure) 

TSC Scale 12 

(1 Post) 

Advert No. 6/2014
 
Reporting to: Director ICT
 
Roles & Responsibilities
 
Oversight of the day-to-day management of the organizational IT Infrastructure to ensure that the ICT strategy is met, and that all voice and network servers and other infrastructure devices are properly managed. 

The infrastructure manager will work closely with the systems manager to ensure planning for storage and expansion is also addressed. 

The Systems Manager will:
  • Have overall responsibility for the development and on-going management of TSC’s IT Infrastructure.
  • Plan, develop and implement infrastructure solutions that will deliver corporate and service specific objectives and meet the strategic priorities of the organization.
  • Ensure effective service delivery from TSC’s Infrastructure managed service partner.
  • Assist in the overall organization, planning and control of the Infrastructure and IT Operations division to ensure cost effective service provision and the continuing achievement of value for money.
  • Lead on implementation action plans within agreed deadlines from internal audit reviews.
  • Manage business processes to minimize the risk of fraud.
  • Provide day-to-day management of Infrastructure services and support contracts and their benefit to TSC is maximized.
  • Recommend standards and policies and procedures working with the ICT Director as needed.
  • Establish strong relations and partnerships with major vendors such as IBM, Cisco, Microsoft, HP, UPS vendors and work with them in maximizing TSC’s investment in new technology.
  • Have experience with Production Operations (IT Room/Data center) support and user support/helpdesk functions.
  • Develop business continuity policies and establishing, operating and maintaining backup and recovery sites.
  • Oversee the email and Web Administration functions
  • Ensure that operational and technical plans are supported and aligned with strategic and business plans for the organization and the departments.
  • Update meetings with the ICT Director for guidance on planned roll-outs, refresh, and new devices for departments or in fulfillment of the organization’s planning goals.
  • Put in place continual service improvement plans which reduce the number of support calls and commonly reported problems.
  • Develop processes that ensure the infrastructure is configured and managed in a manner which provides the organization assurance and confidence that it is robust and stable at all times.
  • Liaise with IT strategy on the development of business and technical specifications for the procurement of service specific infrastructure solutions.
  • Manage the implementation projects of new technology solutions and upgrades as appropriate.
  • Manage the out of office hours support team and service.
  • Have regular meetings with the ICT Director to ensure projects are scoped with the best solutions and include working with the Systems Manager for DBA or other resource requirements.
  • Coordinate/Manage County ICT functions.
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering, or Information Systems/Information Technology or an equivalent qualification. In addition a Master’s degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering, or Information Systems/Information Technology, or an equivalent qualification is mandatory.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience with 3 years at a level of management
  • Must have knowledge of the following:-Windows 2008 Server and above, IBM Servers, Cisco devices, Exchange Server, LANs, WANs, Virtualization, TCP/IP, Routing, SANs, SQL Server, Network design, firewalls, Active Directory, Group Policy, 2 Factor Authentication, encryption technologies, system monitoring and management.
  • Exposure to Open Source technologies including Linux and VoIP telephony systems.
  • Evidence of implementing IT security policies and using tools and techniques.
  • Good working Knowledge of Information Governance and its application within IT.
  • Knowledge and experience of cloud technologies such as IBM Cloud, Open stack, Elastic Cloud, EC2, AWS
  • Applicants must meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Kenyan Constitution.
Remuneration Structure
 
TSC Salary Scale 14: Kshs.120,270x5,902 - 126,172x6,077 - 132,249x6,252 - 138,501x6,427 - 144,928x7,132 - 152,060x13,640 - 165,700x14,960 - 180,660 p.m.
 
TSC Salary Scale 12: Kshs.89,748x4,487 - 94,235x4,712 - 98,948x4,947 - 103,894 x5,195 -109,089x5,454 - 114,543x5,727-120,270p.m.
 
In addition to the salary the holders of the posts are entitled to:
  1. House Allowance
  2. Commuter Allowance
  3. Air time
  4. Comprehensive Medical Insurance Cover
  5. Group Personal Accident cover
  6. Membership to a Contributory Pension Scheme.
Applications including a one page Curriculum Vitae, copies of Professional / Academic certificates and testimonials should be submitted to:

The Secretary/Chief Executive
Teachers Service Commission
Private Bag
Nairobi.

To reach him on or before 5th December, 2014.

Gabriel K. Lengoiboni, EBS, CBS
Secretary/Chief Executive

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