Rewarding Career opportunities in the Central Bank of Kenya…Are you a transformative leader willing to lead change, stretch your capabilities and make a distinctive contribution?

Then come and be part of a team to lead and transform your Central Bank!

Vacancy: Director, Information Communications and Technology

The Central Bank of Kenya (“CBK” or “the Bank”) is constitutionally mandated to formulate and implement monetary policy and foster the proper functioning of a stable market-based financial system to support the economic policy of the Government of Kenya. 

To enable the Bank position itself to fulfil its mandate, it is undergoing a transformation to streamline its operations. 

To support the Bank on this transformative journey, the Bank is seeking to recruit open-minded, self-driven, result oriented individuals of high integrity who will play a critical role in supporting the Bank in the achievement of its mandate. 

In pursuit of these objectives, the Bank invites dynamic and innovative candidates to submit their applications for the following position:

Director, Information Communications and Technology

Ref: PKF/HR/002
 
Division: Operations and Management

Department: Information Communication and Technology (ICT)
 
Department Purpose Statement: The Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Department facilitates the automation of core central banking and non-core support processes for all departments of the Bank. 

It ensures the availability of infrastructure, architecture, hardware and software and support in implementing and maintaining for activities in the Bank. .
Role of the Department Manager
  • Develop the ICT Strategy for the Bank and ensure the implementation in line with a modern central bank
  • Ensures the department meets its functional responsibilities and makes these contributions effectively and efficiently.
  • Assists the Governors with on-going and long-term management and development of the Bank’s resources and organisational capability;
  • Contributes as appropriate to the performance of other functions and to the overall achievement of Central Bank of Kenya’s strategic objectives
  • Works effectively as part of the senior management team to deliver on the Key Result Areas and demonstrates competencies of his/her role.
Main Responsibilities of the Job (Key Result Areas)
 
The job holder is also responsible for the supervision of following units:
  • ICT Information Security Unit
  • ICT Systems Architecture and Infrastructure Unit
  • ICT Service Delivery
  • ICT Business Application
  • ICT Development Projects
The job holder is also responsible to:
  • Develop the ICT Strategy and associated budgeting and planning to deliver an ICT strategy and annual plans
  • Develop ICT Policies and processes to enable the strategy and in a cost effective and efficient manner
  • Ensure a centralised IT function is operational for the bank
  • Ensure robust business processes supported by modern ICT infrastructure are in place
  • Maintain reliable core systems, including maintenance of data access authority, integrity and security
  • Oversee all ICT projects and ensure ICT governance in line with best practice standards is in place including:
  1. Identify and recommend to the Bank new Information and Communication Technologies that will make optimal impact upon the output quality of other departments Determining feasibility of integration ability of proposed automation solutions from departments or department of strategy
  2. Building a business case for ICT projects and transformation approval from top management / Board
  • Ensure standards are in place in conjunction with the Strategic Project Office (in Strategic Management) for managing ICT projects
  • Project management of ICT projects sponsored by Management Committee or other departments
  • Ensure effective SLA`s are in place with internal departments and external vendors as required
  • Provide effective leadership and oversees the day-to-day management of the department.
  • Ensure effective ICT service delivery function that encompasses end user training, customer training, support and consultancy that assists managers and staff with ICT matters, including "helpdesk"
  • Ensure security and reliability of the ICT investments remain secure at all times through the establishment of best practice in ICT security.
  • Ensure effective disaster recovery and ICT business continuity management in place
  • Plan and implement ICT policies and practices
  • Champion and monitor the departmental risk management framework and policies in liaison with the Enterprise Risk Management Department.
  • Develop, train, coach, motivate and evaluate functional staff to achieve highest levels of performance
  • Identify, implement and benchmark best practices in management
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills
 
Minimum level of academic qualification, skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the role
  • Master’s Degree in ICT, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field.
  • Relevant IT certification.
  • Knowledge in:
  1. On-going trends in ICT in the banking and financial services sectors
  2. Good understanding of business support services and their related technologies i.e. to support logistics, administrative, finance and HR activities
  3. ICT based risk management activities
  4. ICT security systems and controls
  • Minimum level of personal and professional experience required to perform effectively in the role
  • Not less than ten years’ experience in managing medium to large ICT projects and in running an ICT Project Management Office, three of which should be in a managerial capacity
  • Experience in developing and implementing ICT strategies
  • Experience in managing administering systems and infrastructure and in managing all business support software and hardware mechanisms (IT and communications) 
 Working Relationships
 
Internal Relationships:
 
The Head of Department will be:
  • Accountable to the Deputy Governor (Operations and Management)
  • Directly responsible for the Information Security Head, ICT Systems Architecture and Infrastructure Head, ICT Service Delivery Head and ICT Business Applications Head.
  • Directly responsible for the Secretarial Support and indirectly for other staff within own department
  • Required to liaise and work closely with the Deputy Governor and other department managers and unit heads as may be necessary
External Relationships:
  • Required to liaise with system vendors and service providers in the design, development, harmonisation and implementation of effective systems
  • Required to develop and maintain working relationships with industry practitioners 
Competencies 

Technical Skills
  • ICT Strategy development
  • ITIL Governance Standards
  • Core central banking systems
  • Core banking systems
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Network management
  • Disaster recovery planning
  • Business Continuity planning
  • Infrastructure development
  • IT Security and Security appliances
  • Cyber Crime and mitigation strategies
  • Oracle databases
  • Systems Administration
  • Service Desk Analysis
  • Web Design
  • Server Management
  • Data Warehousing and Data centre facilities
  • CBK Various Applications
  1. Adobe Applications
  2. Microsoft Applications
  3. Control Server (ACS)
  4. Active Identity
  5. Bloomberg
  6. BSA System
  7. Central Depository System (CDS)
  8. Checkpoint Firewall
  9. CISCO ASA Firewall
  10. Common Secretariat Debt Recording& Management System (CSDRMS)
  11. EFT System
  12. Foundstone Vulnerability Scanner
  13. G-Pay System
  14. HP Open View
  15. Kaspersky Antivirus
  16. Kovis Software
  17. McAfee Endpoint Security
  18. MediNous
  19. Network Admission Control system
  20. Ncompass
  21. NLS Data Warehousing System
  22. Oracle E-Business Suite
  23. Pawaa DLP System
  24. REUTERS Dealing System
  25. Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) System
  26. RTGS Reports
  27. Statutory Returns System
  28. SWIFT Applications
  29. Temenos T-24 System
  30. TeamMate
  31. Transport System
  32. Eviews for econometric
  33. Non-Banks Returns Upload System
  34. Forex Bureaus System
  35. Banks Forex Returns
  36. CRR upload System
  37. T24 VMS Labels Interface
  38. HRD legacy System
  39. ACL
  40. Pensions System
  41. T24 Reconciliation Tool
  42. Intranet
  43. Website
  44. RMU (Currency)
  45. Mainframe Legacy Applications
  46. HR Document Management System
  47. T24-KEPSS Interface (En/De queue)
  48. Fund Master (Pensions)
  49. Risk Management Solution (accelerate)
  50. Image Vision
  51. CTS (Cheque Truncation System)
  52. MICR System
  53. MONEY MARKET (Transfers in Banking)
  54. Library In Magic
  55. MIDBS - For MODM Operations
Functional Skills
  • Banking laws and regulations
  • Central Banking Operations
  • Commercial Banking Operations
  • Financial sector Operations
  • Regional Integration Initiatives
  • Strategic Planning
  • Budgeting and Planning
  • Ability to drive change
  • Project Management
  • Governance – knowledge and ability to ensure good governance practices in assigned Department
  • Analytical –highly analytical and ability to challenge status quo based on quantitative facts and impacts
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Report writing-ability to develop reports
Behavioural Skills
  • Leadership and management-ability to lead teams, mentor and coach staff to goal definition and achievement
  • Performance Management and team building
  • Decision making –ability to make strategic decisions in a timely and effective manner and to be accountable for decision making within departmental and role allocation and advise departments on major financial implications and critical decisions required
  • Professionalism –maintains a professional approach based on ethics and CBK values
  • Integrity and honesty and ethics- ensures ethical practices and integrity and ensures CBK is not put at reputational risk
  • Building consensus and influencing-ability to influence various players across all CBK departments
  • Communication
  • Customer orientation-is customer focused striking a solid balance between external and internal customer orientation
  • Resilience –is able to withstanding strategic and operational challenges and maintain momentum Emotional Intelligence-manages emotions in a mature and composed manner as expected of a leader
How to Apply

If you fit the profiles of these roles and are flexible enough to enjoy the challenge of adapting to the changing needs of an evolving Central Bank as you grow your career, then please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the field of interest directly toexecutiverecruitment@ke.pkfea.com by 23rd December, 2014.

PKF will only process applications submitted through the online address given and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Central Bank of Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rewarding Career opportunities in the Central Bank of Kenya … Are you a transformative leader willing to lead change, stretch your capabilities and make a distinctive contribution?

Then come and be part of a team to lead and transform your Central Bank!

Vacancy: Director, Currency Services

The Central Bank of Kenya (“CBK” or “the Bank”) is constitutionally mandated to formulate and implement monetary policy and foster the proper functioning of a stable market-based financial system to support the economic policy of the Government of Kenya. 

To enable the Bank position itself to fulfil its mandate, it is undergoing a transformation to streamline its operations. 

To support the Bank on this transformative journey, the Bank is seeking to recruit open-minded, self-driven, result oriented individuals of high integrity who will play a critical role in supporting the Bank in the achievement of its mandate. 

In pursuit of these objectives, the Bank invites dynamic and innovative candidates to submit their applications for the following position:

Director, Currency Services

Ref: PKF/HR/001
 
Division: Operations and Management

Department: Currency Services
Department Purpose Statement: The Currency Service Department ensures that there is an adequate supply of clean currency in accordance with the public needs and overall national payment systems’ 

Role of the Job
  • Develop and implement strategies and policies to ensure effective currency management and circulation in Kenya
  • Manage the branch and currency centre network to deliver against the banks strategy
  • Ensures the department meets its functional responsibilities and makes these contributions effectively and efficiently.
  • Assists the Governor with on-going and long-term management and development of the Bank’s resources and organisational capability;
  • Contributes as appropriate to the performance of other functions and to the overall achievement of CBK’s strategic objectives
  • Works effectively as part of the senior management team to deliver on the Key Result Areas and demonstrates competencies of his/her role.
Main Responsibilities of the Job (Key Result Areas)
  • The job holder is responsible for the following units:
  1. Currency Operations and Logistics;
  2. Currency Processing;
  3. Research and Development
  4. Branches and agency arrangements
  • Develop the currency management strategies and associated budgets
  • Develop the currency management processes and operational plans and policies for approval
  • Provide effective leadership and ensuring there is adequate circulation of genuine currency across the country.
  • Ensure the quality and range of currency is developed and maintained in circulation including:
  1. Research and design on appropriate currency
  • Ensure currency in circulation meets public needs and is actively used including:
  • Procurement of currency
  • Inventory management and distribution
  • Processing and quality assurance
  • Destruction and disposal of currency
  • Currency demonetisation
  • Operation of currency centres and other distribution channels
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills

Minimum level of academic qualification, skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the role
  • Master’s Degree and/or a professional qualification in relevant field study in banking or finance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Banking or similar field
  • Clear understanding of currency and banking and emerging issues in:
  • Currency security features
  • Substrate development
  • Production technology
  • Anti-counterfeiting deterrence measures
  • Processing technology
  • Financial and accounting skills
  • Currency planning
Minimum level of personal and professional experience required to perform effectively in the role
Not less than ten (10) years’ experience in Finance, Banking, Currency or any other relevant field; three (3) of which should be in a managerial capacity

Working Relationships
 
The Department Head will be:
  • Accountable to the Deputy Governor (Operations and Management)
  • Directly responsible for the Currency Management Advisor; Branch Managers; Head, Currency Operations and Logistics; Head, Currency Processing; Branch Managers and Currency Centre Managers
  • Directly responsible for the Secretarial Support and indirectly for other staff within own department
  • Required to liaise and work closely with the Governor, Deputy Governor, other Department Heads and Unit Managers as may be necessary
External working relationships:
  • Required to develop and maintain working relationships with appropriate external parties including Ministry of Finance, other central banks, currency printers and minters, commercial banks, the Kenya Bankers Association, government regulatory agencies, Judiciary, State Law Office, Law Enforcement agencies etc.
Key Performance Indicators
  • Will be determined by CBK
Competencies
 
Technical skills
  • Currency and banking emerging issues
  • Currency security features
  • Substrate development
  • Currency Production Technology
  • Anti-counterfeiting deterrence measures
  • Financial and accounting skills
Processing technology
  • Currency planning
  • Currency security measures
  • Currency centre operations
  • Currency planning
  • Regional currency trends
  • Reserves management
  • Forecasting cash demand
  • Commercial banking operations
  • Currency risk management
Functional Skills
  • Banking laws and regulations
  • Central Banking Operations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Budgeting and Planning
  • Ability to drive change
  • Project Management
  • Governance – knowledge and ability to ensure good governance practices in assigned Department
  • Analytical –highly analytical and ability to challenge status quo based on quantitative facts and impacts
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Report writing-ability to develop reports
Behavioural Skills
  • Leadership and management-ability to lead teams, mentor and coach staff to goal definition and achievement
  • Performance Management and team building
  • Decision making –ability to make strategic decisions in a timely and effective manner and to be accountable for decision making within departmental and role allocation and advise departments on major and critical decisions required
  • Professionalism –maintains a professional approach based on ethics and CBK values
  • Integrity and honesty and ethics- ensures ethical practices and integrity and ensures CBK is not put at reputational risk
  • Building consensus and influencing-ability to influence various players across all CBK departments
  • Communication
  • Customer orientation-is customer focused striking a solid balance between external and internal customer orientation
  • Resilience –is able to withstand strategic and operational challenges and maintain momentum
  • Emotional Intelligence-manages emotions in a mature and composed manner as expected of a leader
How to Apply

If you fit the profiles of these roles and are flexible enough to enjoy the challenge of adapting to the changing needs of an evolving Central Bank as you grow your career, then please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the field of interest directly toexecutiverecruitment@ke.pkfea.com by 23rd December, 2014.

PKF will only process applications submitted through the online address given and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Central Bank of Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rewarding Career opportunities in the Central Bank of Kenya…Are you a transformative leader willing to lead change, stretch your capabilities and make a distinctive contribution?

Then come and be part of a team to lead and transform your Central Bank!

Vacancy: Director, Enterprise Risk Management

The Central Bank of Kenya (“CBK” or “the Bank”) is constitutionally mandated to formulate and implement monetary policy and foster the proper functioning of a stable market-based financial system to support the economic policy of the Government of Kenya. 

To enable the Bank position itself to fulfil its mandate, it is undergoing a transformation to streamline its operations. 

To support the Bank on this transformative journey, the Bank is seeking to recruit open-minded, self-driven, result oriented individuals of high integrity who will play a critical role in supporting the Bank in the achievement of its mandate. 

In pursuit of these objectives, the Bank invites dynamic and innovative candidates to submit their applications for the following position:

Job Title: Director, Enterprise Risk Management

Ref:  PKF/HR/003

Division: Operations and Management

Department: Enterprise Risk Management

Department Purpose Statement: The Enterprise Risk Management department determines the strategic, operation risk appetite across the bank in conjunction with the various department heads. It establishes frameworks and policies for managing risks and is responsible for monitoring and implementing risk mitigation strategies.
Role of the Department Manager
  • Establishes frameworks and policies for managing risks and is responsible for monitoring and implementing risk mitigation strategies.
  • Ensures the department meets its functional responsibilities and makes these contributions effectively and efficiently.
  • Assists the Governor and Deputy Governors with on-going and long-term management and development of the Bank’s resources and organisational capability
  • Contributes as appropriate to the performance of other functions and to the overall achievement of CBK’s strategic objectives
  • Works effectively as part of the senior management team to deliver on the Key Result Areas and demonstrates competencies of his/her role. 
Main Responsibilities of the Job (Key Result Areas)

The job holder is responsible for the following:
  • Enterprise Risk Management Head
  • Business Continuity, Ethics and Compliance Head
  • Professional Support Staff
Is accountable for delivering the following activities:
  • Periodically determine and quantify the strategic and operational risk appetite across the Bank in conjunction with the various department heads;
  • Establish the integrated risk management strategy for the Bank;
  • Establish the risk management frameworks and policies for the Bank;
  • Plan and design an overall risk management process and policies for the organisation;
  • Lead risk assessment activities which involves analysing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business;
  • Oversee the classification of various risk categories (strategic, operational, financial and reputational);
  • Leads risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the Bank such as operational costs, legal compliance requirements and environmental factors;
  • Reviews risk reports compiled for a variety of audiences such as Board of Directors, Management executives as well as shareholders;
  • Develop and oversee implementation of common processes, practises, tools and metrics to improve risk exposure and mitigate risks;
  • Serve as the custodian of the organisation wide risk register and ensure regular reporting, tracking and mitigation is in place;
  • Liaises with the AML Task force under Financial Systems Supervision and ensures resolution of major AML issues
  • Develop and oversee implementation of consistent integrated metrics and Management Information System reports for key risk indicators;
  • Co-ordinate Business continuity programs and compliance, alongside the Business Continuity Ethics and Compliance Head and Enterprise Risk Management Head, to limit risks and be prepared in the event of crises;
  • Keep abreast with regional integration initiatives and advises on risk management impacts and mitigations required as appropriate
  • Supervise the process of performing risk audits in the Bank;
  • Ensure the development of staff training programs that build risk awareness;
  • Recommend and implement initiatives that build a culture of risk orientation within the Central Bank 
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills
 
Minimum level of academic qualification, skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the role
  • Master’s degree in Business , Enterprise Risk Management, Finance, Business Administration, or Economics, or Strategic Management or related field
  • Membership to a professional body for Risk Management
  • Professional certification in Risk Management, such as Financial Risk Management (FRM) by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
  • Minimum level of personal and professional experience required to perform effectively in the role
  • Not less than ten (10) years’ experience in risk management practices and process implementation, three (3) of which should be in Management position 
Working Relationships

Internal Relationships:
 
The Department Head, Enterprise Risk Management will be:
  • Accountable to the Deputy Governor (Operations and Management)
  • Directly responsible for the Business Continuity, Ethics and Compliance Head, Enterprise Risk Management Head and Professional Support Staff.
  • Directly responsible for the Secretarial Support and indirectly for other staff within own department
  • Required to liaise and work closely with the Governor and other Department Managers and Unit Managers as may be necessary
External Relationships:
  • Bankers Associations
  • Regional Central Banks networks
Competencies
 
Technical Skills
  • Foreign exchanges reserves risk management
  • Governance Risks
  • Market place risks (economic environment, technological developments, regulatory requirements etc.) Operational risks
  • Financial risks (and credit and fraud risks)
  • Anti-Money laundering reviews
  • Financial analysis
  • Asset securitization
  • Compliance reviews
  • Business continuity
  • Business process analysis
  • Basel II Standards & core principles IA Standards (IIA, ISACA)
  • ITIL
  • Risk assessment techniques
  • Risk response strategies
  • Risk management policies
  • Scenario planning and sensitivity analysis
  • Trend analysis on risk variables
  • Risk mitigation strategies and indicators
  • Impact assessments
  • Financial accounting
Functional Skills
  • Banking laws and regulations
  • Central Banking Operations
  • Commercial Banking Operations
  • Financial sector Operations
  • Regional Integration Initiatives
  • Strategic Planning
  • Ability to drive change
  • Governance – knowledge and ability to ensure good governance practices in assigned Department
  • Analytical –highly analytical and ability to challenge status quo based on quantitative facts and impacts
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Report writing-ability to develop reports
Behavioural Skills
  • Leadership and management-ability to lead teams, mentor and coach staff to goal definition and achievement
  • Performance Management and team building
  • Decision making –ability to make strategic decisions in a timely and effective mannerand to be accountable for decision making within departmental and role allocation and advise departments on major financial implications and critical decisions required
  • Professionalism –maintains a professional approach based on ethics and CBK values
  • Integrity and honesty and ethics- ensures ethical practices and integrity and ensures CBK is not put at a reputational risk
  • Building consensus and influencing-ability to influence various players across all CBK departments
  • Communication
  • Customer orientation-is customer focused striking a solid balance between external and internal customer orientation
  • Resilience –is able to withstanding strategic and operational challenges and maintain momentum
  • Emotional Intelligence-manages emotions in a mature and composed manner as expected of a leader
How to Apply

If you fit the profiles of these roles and are flexible enough to enjoy the challenge of adapting to the changing needs of an evolving Central Bank as you grow your career, then please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the field of interest directly toexecutiverecruitment@ke.pkfea.com by 23rd December, 2014.

PKF will only process applications submitted through the online address given and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Central Bank of Kenya is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) is a non profit umbrella organisation of twenty Seven (27) community conservancies in Northern Kenya and whose mission is to develop resilient community conservancies which transform people’s lives, secure peace and conserve natural resources.

NRT seeks to establish a satellite base in the North Rift Region and in partnership with Tullow Kenya B.V. aims to support the establishment of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties.

We are seeking to invite applications from exceptional, self-motivated, and energetic individuals for the following positions within our newly created NRT North Rift Cluster, to support the establishment and development of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties;

Office Assistant

Job Ref. 1035
 

Reporting to the HR admin officer, the Office Assistant will be responsible for (support services like delivery of correspondence, maintaining office and compound, cooking tea/lunch for staff etc):
  • Clean all offices and meeting rooms: floors, desks, shelves, glass doors, windows (from inside) and surface of office equipment;
  • Tea service includes preparing tea and coffee and serving them as required, clearing and collecting used cups and washing them, keeping kitchens clean and in order, and other related duties.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
  • Holder of a KSCE or a certificate course;
  • Computer literacy, particularly Microsoft Office Word;
  • Accuracy/Attention to detail and controls.
Drivers (3)

Job Ref. 1036
 
The driver will have the overall responsibility of offering both administrative and logistical support to
the NRT team to help in achieving set targets and objectives. 

Reporting to the HR & Administration Officer.

Specifically the driver will be required to:
  • Ensuring proper maintenance of vehicles and tools assigned to them;
  • Ensuring safety of passengers/property in the vehicle;
  • Ensuring full compliance to the traffic regulations and code;
  • Promoting positive corporate image of the company.
The ideal candidate should be:
  • Holder of a “BCE” class driving licence with PSV certificate;
  • Possess over five years post training experience;
  • Minimum of KCPE and Candidates with KSCE (grade C) will have an added advantage;
  • Willing to work longer hours and in NRT areas of operation;
  • Minimum Grade Test III Mechanical training.
How to Apply

Interested candidates and particularly those from the target areas who meet the minimum qualifications are requested to send their detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to info@nrt-kenya.org by close of business 25th December, 2014.

If you do not hear from us within 30 days, consider yourself unsuccessful.

Senior HR & Admin Officer
Northern Rangelands Trust
Private Bag Isiolo

Website: www.nrt-kenya.org

Or Registered mails to: 

NRT North Rift Office,
 P.O Box 521 Lodwar-30500
Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) is a non profit umbrella organisation of twenty Seven (27) community conservancies in Northern Kenya and whose mission is to develop resilient community conservancies which transform people’s lives, secure peace and conserve natural resources.

NRT seeks to establish a satellite base in the North Rift Region and in partnership with Tullow Kenya B.V. aims to support the establishment of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties.

We are seeking to invite applications from exceptional, self-motivated, and energetic individuals for the following positions within our newly created NRT North Rift Cluster, to support the establishment and development of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties;

HR and Administration Officer

Job Ref. 1034
 

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer and with a close working relationship with the NRT Hqs Senior HR and Admin Officer, the North Rift HR and Admin Officer will provide adequate operational support to meet planned activities and among other duties provide sufficient administrative information necessary to make informed decisions.

Main Activities
  • General Administration;
  • Employee records management- Ensure that all staff have all statutory documents and all employee files have all the required documents PIN, NSSF, NHIF;
  • Timely provision of resources (stationery, supplies, equipment, records, etc);
  • Maintain an updated Fixed Assets Register;
  • Maintain an updated stores inventory book;
  • Maintain a well managed procurement system with well documented processes that follow donor regulations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 
The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
  • A strong drive for results with demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a member of team; to work with a diversity of stakeholders and communities; and to effectively coordinate, lead and motivate a multidisciplinary staff;
  • Ability to work effectively in remote areas, in cross-cultural situations, with diverse economic and professional background.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in Business Administration / Human Resource Management;
  • At least 3 years relevant experience;
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies is a must i.e. IHRM and KIM;
  • Computer literacy, particularly Microsoft Office Word, Email, Excel and Power Point.
How to Apply

Interested candidates and particularly those from the target areas who meet the minimum qualifications are requested to send their detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to info@nrt-kenya.org by close of business 25th December, 2014.

If you do not hear from us within 30 days, consider yourself unsuccessful.

Senior HR & Admin Officer
Northern Rangelands Trust
Private Bag Isiolo

Website: www.nrt-kenya.org

Or Registered mails to: 

NRT North Rift Office,
 P.O Box 521 Lodwar-30500

Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) is a non profit umbrella organisation of twenty Seven (27) community conservancies in Northern Kenya and whose mission is to develop resilient community conservancies which transform people’s lives, secure peace and conserve natural resources.

NRT seeks to establish a satellite base in the North Rift Region and in partnership with Tullow Kenya B.V. aims to support the establishment of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties.

We are seeking to invite applications from exceptional, self-motivated, and energetic individuals for the following positions within our newly created NRT North Rift Cluster, to support the establishment and development of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties;

Conservancies Coordinator - Turkana

Job Ref. 1033
 

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer and with a close working relationship with the NRT team and Conservancy Managers in Turkana County, the Conservancies Coordinator will be responsible for;
  • Effective implementation of the agreed field activities with community conservancies;
  • To attend and represent NRT at conservancy board meetings, sub-committee meetings of conservancies and community meetings over conservancy issues and if need be convene and facilitate the same;
  • To assist conservancy managers in developing quarterly work plans and reports
  • To provide training to conservancy management staff and board/committee representatives on relevant aspects of management, administration and governance.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social science or any other related faculties;
  • 3 years experiences in community based development and project management;
  • Be a team player and have strong interpersonal skills;
  • Willingness to travel to hardship areas and knowledge of basic computer applications.
How to Apply

Interested candidates and particularly those from the target areas who meet the minimum qualifications are requested to send their detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to info@nrt-kenya.org by close of business 25th December, 2014.

If you do not hear from us within 30 days, consider yourself unsuccessful.

Senior HR & Admin Officer
Northern Rangelands Trust
Private Bag Isiolo

Website: www.nrt-kenya.org

Or Registered mails to: 

NRT North Rift Office,
 P.O Box 521 Lodwar-30500

Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) is a non profit umbrella organisation of twenty Seven (27) community conservancies in Northern Kenya and whose mission is to develop resilient community conservancies which transform people’s lives, secure peace and conserve natural resources.

NRT seeks to establish a satellite base in the North Rift Region and in partnership with Tullow Kenya B.V. aims to support the establishment of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties.

We are seeking to invite applications from exceptional, self-motivated, and energetic individuals for the following positions within our newly created NRT North Rift Cluster, to support the establishment and development of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties;

Conservancies Accountant

Job Ref.1032
 

Reporting to the Senior Accountant and with a close working relationship with the NRT team and
Conservancy Managers , the Conservancies Accountant will be responsible for:-
  • Working closely and Reporting to the Conservancy Manager to ensure the effective operation of the Conservancy;
  • Ensuring timely and accurate processing of all financial transactions;
  • Tracking expenditure from funds granted by or disbursed via Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT);
  • Leading annual budgeting process & cash projections;
  • Assisting the Conservancy Manager in formulating grant proposals, negotiating contracts and preparing financial reports to donors and the board.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
 
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:
  • At least a Bachelors Degree in Accounting / Finance. Possession of a CPA (K) will be an added advantage;
  • A minimum of three years relevant post qualification work experience;
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience in computerised accounting preferably Quick Books;
  • Good financial management skills;
  • Excellent people management skills and experience;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
How to Apply

Interested candidates and particularly those from the target areas who meet the minimum qualifications are requested to send their detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to info@nrt-kenya.org by close of business 25th December, 2014.

If you do not hear from us within 30 days, consider yourself unsuccessful.

Senior HR & Admin Officer
Northern Rangelands Trust
Private Bag Isiolo

Website: www.nrt-kenya.org

Or Registered mails to: 

NRT North Rift Office,
 P.O Box 521 Lodwar-30500


Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) is a non profit umbrella organisation of twenty Seven (27) community conservancies in Northern Kenya and whose mission is to develop resilient community conservancies which transform people’s lives, secure peace and conserve natural resources.

NRT seeks to establish a satellite base in the North Rift Region and in partnership with Tullow Kenya B.V. aims to support the establishment of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties.

We are seeking to invite applications from exceptional, self-motivated, and energetic individuals for the following positions within our newly created NRT North Rift Cluster, to support the establishment and development of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties;

Senior Accountant

Job Ref. 1027

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer and with a close working relationship with the NRT Hqs’ Chief Finance Officer, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for:-
  • Coordination of the day to day activities of the finance department;
  • Leading and guiding the reporting process;
  • Ensuring compliance with the conservancy financial policy as well as statutory financial requirements;
  • Ensuring prudent management of donor funds;
  • Ensuring conservancy operations are running smoothly and effectively.
Detailed Responsibilities include
  • Supervision of the Conservancy banking arrangements to ensure adequate liaison with principal bankers;
  • Preparation of monthly income and expenditure account and respective bank reconciliations;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective financial and accounting policies, procedures and systems for the Conservancy;
  • Providing oversight and guiding Conservancy Board;
  • Tracking expenditure from funds granted by or disbursed via Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT).
Minimum Qualification Requirements
 
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:
  • At least a Bachelors Degree in Accounting / Finance and CPA (K);
  • A minimum of Five years relevant work experience;
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience in computerised accounting preferably Quick Books;
  • Good financial management skills;
  • Excellent people management skills and experience;
  • Good report writing skills;
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
How to Apply

Interested candidates and particularly those from the target areas who meet the minimum qualifications are requested to send their detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to info@nrt-kenya.org by close of business 25th December, 2014.

If you do not hear from us within 30 days, consider yourself unsuccessful.

Senior HR & Admin Officer
Northern Rangelands Trust
Private Bag Isiolo

Website: www.nrt-kenya.org

Or Registered mails to: 

NRT North Rift Office,
 P.O Box 521 Lodwar-30500

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