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Massive Recruitment by the Government of Kenya – Taita Taveta (73 Vacancies)

Driver III


The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified

Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

REF: CPSB/TTC/021/2018

Number of Posts: Fifteen (15)

Terms of Service: Five (5) Years Contract

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Driving the assigned vehicles, carrying out routine checks on the vehicle’s cooling oil,electrical,tyre pressure and break systems, etc.

·         Detecting and reporting malfunctioning of vehicles systems, maintenance of work tickets for vehicles assigned.

·         Ensuring security of the vehicles on and off the road.

·         Overseeing safety of the passengers and or goods.

·         Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicles.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.

·         Pass suitability test for driver grade III.

·         A valid driving license free from any current endorsement for classes of vehicles the officer is required to drive.

·         Passed practical test for drivers conducted by the recruiting authority.

·         Must have a certificate of good conduct from the Kenya Police.

·         At least 2 years driving experience.

·         Attend a First Aid certificate course lasting not less than one (1) week at St. John’s Ambulance or Kenya Highway & Building Technology (KHBT) or any other recognized institution.

Public Relations Officer

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified

Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

CPSB/TTC/020/2018

Number of Posts: Four (4)

Terms of Service: Four (4) Years Contract

Responsibilities:

·         Manage Public Relations department.

·         Improve management and employee relations.

·         Prepare and publish newsletters and other county literature.

·         Create motivational videos.

·         Release promotion literature about new products.

·         Respond to information queries from the general public.

·         Identify audience for products or service.

·         Develop and maintain corporate image and logos of the county.

·         Maintain effective working relationship with the local and county government officials and media representatives.

·         Formulate policies and procedure related to public information programs.

·         Manage the county’s reputation with the public in general and clients.

·         Compile comprehensive information about the county for the public relation.

·         Develop and launch internet or intranet web page.

·         Confer with the other county officers in order to develop internal communication to inform employees of various county activities.

·         Develop Public Relations strategies.

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.

·         Have a minimum of a Diploma in Public Relations/Media Communication or any other relevant degree from a recognized university in Kenya.

·         Must have served as a Public Relations/Communications Officer

·         Have Knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than five(5) years in public relations.

·         Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

·         Ability to work within tight timelines and meet deadlines.

·         Demonstrate initiative and a high degree of professional competence.

·         Be a member of Public Relations Society of Kenya or any other relevant professional body.

·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya.

Information Officer

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified

Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

CPSB/TTC/019/2018

Number of Posts: Two (2)

Terms of Service: Four (4) Years Contract

Responsibilities

·         Assisting in sourcing for appropriate television and radio programs to disseminate information on activities of the Governor.

·         Documenting the Governor’s events through video, photography and press cuttings.

·         Preparing and placement of radio and TV commercials.

·         Assisting in the development of communications and media strategy.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.

·         Be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Corporate Communication,

·         Communication Studies, Media Studies/Sciences or any other relevant degree from a recognized university in Kenya

OR

·         Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Corporate Communication, Communication Studies, Media Studies/Sciences or any other relevant diploma from a recognized institution in Kenya with a distinguished career of not less than three (3) years.

·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Principal Public Relations Officer

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified

Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

CPSB/TTC/017/2018

Terms of Service: Four (4) Years Contract

Responsibilities

·         The officer’s duty will entail analyzing information on programmes, significant events and impact on the customers in a specific sectorial area

·         Researching on possible causes of negative publicity on the Government on both local and international press.

·         Assisting in the development of appropriate strategies to address the situation; identifying Government events that require packaging for dissemination to the media and the public.

·         Assisting in organizing fora where Government policies, programmes and projects can be propagated and promoted.

·         Assisting in developing standards and regulations in the department.

·         Assisting in the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films etc.

·         Assisting in organizing events including press conferences, exhibitionism, open days, press tours.

Requirements:

·         Have served in the grade of Public Relations Manager (Job Group N) or with a minimum period three (3) years as Public Relations Officer Job Group M.

·         Have a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Public Relations, and Communications Studies, Journalism, International Relations, Social Sciences or any other approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.

·         Possess advanced computer application skills.

·         Possess good oral and written communication skills in both English and Kiswahili.

·         Be a person of high integrity, motivated and a team player and.

·         Have demonstrated professional competence and managerial capability as reflected in work performance and results.

·         Have a Certificate in Senior Management Course OR its equivalent from a recognized Institution.

Senior Assistant Office Administrator

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified

Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

CPSB/TTC/018/2018

Number of Posts: Fifteen (15)

Terms of Service: Four (4) Years Contract

Responsibilities

·         Duties and responsibilities will entail recording dictation in shorthand and transcribing it in typewritten form; typing from drafts, manuscripts or recording from dictation machines; processing data; operating office equipment; attending to visitors/clients; handling telephone calls and appointments; ensuring security of office records, equipment and documents, including classified materials; preparing responses to simple routine correspondence, and undertaking any other secretarial routine duties that may be assigned.

Requirements

·         For appointment to this grade, a person must have:

·         Working experience of a minimum period of three (3) years.

·         A Bachelor’s Degree in Secretarial Studies or a Bachelor of Business and office Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.

OR

·         Diploma in Secretarial Studies from KNEC or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.

OR

·         The following qualifications from Kenya National Examinations Council:

·         Shorthand III (minimum 110 w.p.m)

·         Typewriting III (50w.p.m.)/Computerized Document Processing III Business English III/Office Administration and Management III; and Secretarial Duties II and

·         A Certificate in Computer Applications (*Windows, MS-Word, MS Excel, MS – Access and Internet) from a recognized institution.

·         Satisfy the requirement of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

Director Revenue Management

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified

Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

CPSB/TTC/016/2018

Terms of Service: Three (3) Years Contract

Responsibilities

·         Planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling of the County revenue collection function.

·         Implementation of County policies and regulations for revenue administration;

·         Design, formulation and implementation of Comprehensive, efficient and effective revenue management system.

·         Development and implementation of County Revenue diversification plans and revenue growth.

·         Implementation of county policies and regulations on revenue.

·         Maintenance or records of all the revenue sources, rate and revenue collected.

·         Projection of regular revenue trends for planning and decision making in the County.

·         Any other duties assigned by the Chief Officer Finance and Planning.

Requirements

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have: –

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.

·         Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in commerce (Accounting/Finance option) from a recognized institution/ University in Kenya. A master’s Degree will be and added advantage.

·         Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (Accounting / Finance option) from a recognized university.

·         Be a holder of CPA (K) or its related equivalent.

·         Be able to demonstrate familiarity with public financial management, revenue and accounting system.

·         Have at least six years post qualification experience, 2 of which must be in a senior management position in a busy commercial or public financial accounting or treasury environment.

·         Be conversant with various computerized financial management systems;

·         Demonstrate good communication and analytical skills.

·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on leadership and integrity.

·         Have a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program (SLDP) lasting not less than six (6) Weeks from Kenya School of Government OR equivalent senior managerial training from a recognized institution.

Director Water & Sanitation

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified

Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

CPSB/TTC/014/2018

Terms of Service: Three (3) Years Contract

Responsibilities

·         Coordinating activities related to delivering clean water and sanitation services.

·         Supervision of activities relating to delivering water and sanitation services.

·         Implement Government strategies on provision of water services.

·         Ensure timely delivery of Government programs.

·         Develop programs to ensure quality water is delivered to citizens.

·         Develop programs for upgrading rural sanitation systems.

·         Ensure development and supervision of reliable urban sewerage systems.

·         Prevention and management of floods.

·         Coordination of stakeholders.

·         Management of CBOs.

·         Supervision of irrigation activities.

·         Advise Government on water and sanitation activities.

·         Any other duties as may be assigned.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.

·         Be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in a course relevant to Water Services (a Master’s degree will be an added advantage.

·         Relevant work experience of not less than five (5) years in senior management position.

·         Compliant with Chapter 6 of the Constitution on integrity.

·         Existing Public Service Staff within the County who are in Job Group N and above may apply.

·         Have a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program (SLDP) lasting not less than six (6) Weeks from Kenya School of Government OR equivalent senior managerial training from a recognized institution.

·         Registration with a professional Body will be an added advantage.

Director Internal Audit

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified

Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

CPSB/TTC/014/2018

Terms of Service: Three (3) Years Contract

Responsibilities

·         Planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and controlling of internal audit services.

·         Playing key role in maintaining a strong control environment and supporting initiatives that improves performance.

·         Undertaking staff capacity building for staff at the county level.

·         Establishing the risk based audit plans consistent with county objectives.

·         Developing leading capabilities in terms of resources methodology and technology.

·         Communicating plans of engagement and resource requirement for internal audit functions.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen

·         Be a holder of Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or any in a relevant equivalent.

·         Be a holder of CPA (K) or its recognized equivalent.

·         Be registered with the institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

·         Relevant work experience of not less than five (5) years in senior management position.

·         Master’s degree with a bias in Accounting or Finance will be an added advantage.

·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.

·         Have a very good Microsoft Excel and IFMIS management skills.

·         Have a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program (SLDP) lasting not less than six ( 6) Weeks from Kenya School of Government OR equivalent Senior managerial training from a recognized institution.

Director Budget & Expenditure Management

The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified

Kenyan citizens to fill the following vacant positions:

CPSB/TTC/013/2018

Number of Posts: One (1)

Terms of Service: Three (3) Years Contract

Responsibilities

·         Consolidating and prioritizing of areas for allocation of public resources for the county.

·         Identifying programmes at the county and in consolidating programmes at the sub county level for inclusion in the project bases budget.

·         Issuing guidelines of the budget process to be followed by all county offices.

·         Preparing and submitting the county budget Fiscal strategy paper (CFSP) in line with the county objectives in the Budget Policy Strategy to the County Executive.

·         Preparing and submitting the County Budget Review and Outlook Paper (CBROP).

·         Publishing of the CBROP.

·         Preparing and submitting the relevant draft bills to the County Assembly.

·         Ensuring the systems in place are adopted and used as required.

·         Coordinating allocation of resources among sectors through the sector process.

·         Provide leadership in budget management in the county.

·         Undertaking capacity building of the staff at the county level.

·         Dealing with county assembly questions and issues pertaining to expenditure, monitoring and control.

·         Advising the county secretary on budget management.

·         Assemble the risk involved in new and existing budget policies.

Requirements

·         Be a Kenyan citizen.

·         Be a holder of Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or any in a relevant equivalent.

·         Be a holder of CPA (K) or its recognized equivalent.

·         Be registered with the institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) OR Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

·         Relevant work experience of not less than five (5) years in senior management position.

·         Master’s degree with a bias in Accounting or Finance will be an added advantage.

·         Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 on Leadership and Integrity.

·         Have a very good Microsoft Excel and IFMIS management skills.

·         Have a Certificate in Strategic Leadership Development Program (SLDP) lasting not less than Six (6) Weeks from Kenya School of Government OR equivalent senior managerial training from a recognized institution.

How to Apply

All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to:

The Secretary/CEO

County Public Service Board

Private Bag

Voi

OR

Hand delivered at the Board offices Ground floor Maghamba Plaza, Opposite Kenya Power offices, Voi.

Important information

·         Candidates must attach a clear copy of their national identity card or valid passport.

·         Candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of chapter 6 by obtaining Clearance from HELB, DCI, KRA, CRB and EACC.

·         The applications with copies of academic and professional certificates and other testimonials should reach the County Public Service Board on or before 4.30 PM on

·         Friday 14th September, 2018.

·         Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

·         Youth, women and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.

·         Candidates found canvassing will automatically be disqualified.

Jobs and Vacancies in 2NK SACCO, Nairobi, Kenya

2NK SACCO is a transport based Sacco with its headquarters located in Nyeri town. The SACCO has gained popularity in various parts of the country for its efficient service transport in ordinary fourteen capacity vans, Executive – shuttles and parcel Delivery. The Sacco Vehicles offer daily trips to the capital city Nairobi from major towns among them Nyeri, Karatina, Nakuru, Eldoret, Thika and Nanyuki.


IT Assistant

In its continued efforts to improve service delivery and serve its customers better, the SACCO wishes to recruit an IT assistant. The IT assistant will ensure all computing equipment are running smoothly as well as ensuring that computer users are able to interact with various computing facilities successfully.

Responsibilities

·         Installation and configuration of various computer hardware such as printers, routers, switches etc

·         Installation and configuration of the Sacco’s application and System softwares

·         Providing daily support for computer network users.

·         Troubleshooting, diagnosing problems and implementing corrective action procedures within prescribed guidelines.

·         Maintaining and updating the Sacco’s website and Social media pages.

·         Performing routine pc maintenance and updates for performance efficiency.

·         Assist in maintaining internet service, firewalls and telephone systems.

·         Providing technical assistance to office staff.

·         Assisting in software and hardware updates.

·         Contributing to the I T unit goals by accomplishing related duties as required.

Qualifications:

·         Diploma in Information Technology/Computer Science/Management Information Systems from a recognized institution

·         Holder of a certification in CCNA/CICT/ICDL/CompTIA will be an added advantage

·         2 years’ practical experience in an ICT department

·         A team player, with good communication and report writing skills

Audit Assistant

In its continued efforts to improve service delivery and serve its customers better, the SACCO wishes to recruit an audit assistant. The assistant auditor’s general role is to provide independent assurance that the organization’s risk management, governance and internal controls processes are operating effectively. The ideal candidate will work under the guidance of the internal auditor to evaluate the Sacco’s operating controls and policies.

Responsibilities

·         Evaluate financial reporting mechanisms on a daily/monthly/yearly basis.

·         Evaluate adherence to regulatory guidelines and key business indicators.

·         Validate financial reports and see to it that they are accurate to the point and made in accordance with the generally accepted accounting principles.

·         Verify correctness of transactions and postings in all the departments of the Sacco.

·         Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to the Internal auditor/General Manager.

·         Processing information gathered and making relevant conclusions, which are duly communicated for corrective action.

·         Contribute to the audit department goals by accomplishing related duties as required

Qualifications:

·         Professional qualifications – CPA – SECTION III or ACCA

·         Holder of a certification in co-operative management from a recognized learning institution will be an added advantage

·         2 years’ experience in internal Audit

·         Must be computer literate

·         A team player, with good communication and report writing skills

How to Apply

If you meet the above qualifications, skills and experience send an application letter and CV (as a single document) to info@2nksacco.co.ke or nnksacco@gmail.com on or before 31st August 2018 at 1.00 P.M.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 2NK SACCO is an equal opportunity employer. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Recruitment by Hashi Energy, Kenya (Various Vacancies)

We are the oldest locally-owned oil company in Kenya and have grown over the years to become a leading importer and exporter of refined petroleum products in East and Central Africa region. We currently have operations in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, Southern Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Over the years, the company has invested heavily in acquisition and development of strategic Depots, LPG plants and Service Stations in the region.

We place great value in attracting and retaining the best talent at all levels, to ensure the continued success of the organization. As a result of continued growth and in order to position ourselves to be the leader in energy solutions for Africa, we wish to appoint qualified individuals into the following positions to be based in Uganda.

Receptionist

Job Summary: Ensure administrative tasks that support office functions are executed.

Key Responsibilities

·         Direct calls (outgoing/ incoming) to the relevant destination.

·         Provide product & company information to walk in customers.

·         Provide required assistance to customers / visitors.

·         Receive and dispatch mail.

·         Ensure proper housekeeping of the whole office (Internal & external)

·         Stores & Stationery management.

·         Manage all office filing efficiently.

Qualifications

·         Diploma from a recognized university/institution preferably in IT/Business Administration/Secretarial Studies/Public Relations.

·         Good interpersonal & Communication Skills

·         Customer care skills

Sales Representative (2)

Job Summary: Reporting to the LPG Manager, the successful candidates will be responsible for achieving and/or exceeding sales targets for the products within the assigned territory.

Key responsibilities

·         Increasing company sales through retailing of LPG products.

·         Negotiating agreement terms and closing sales.

·         Effective communication with retail customers & distributors.

·         Prospect, recruit and retain customers to grow market share

·         Collect account receivables to ensure compliance to credit policy

·         Conducting market research and propose innovations that impact on product line improvement to meet changing customer’s demands and needs.

·         Manage LPG shop attendants to achieve set targets.

Requirements:-

·         Degree from a recognized university preferably in Business Administration/Sales & Marketing.

·         Proper knowledge of Uganda

·         Knowledge of LPG products.

·         A valid driving permit.

·         Good interpersonal & Communication Skills

·         Networking Skills

·         Negotiating Skills

National Sales Manager

Job Summary: Reporting to the Country Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for execution of the company’s sales and marketing strategy and growth of business volumes at agreed margins.

Key responsibilities

·         Prospect, recruit and retain customers to grow market share.

·         Manage speciality products sales and ensure approved targets are achieved.

·         Collect account receivables to ensure compliance to credit policy

·         Ensure excellent customer service to all our customers.

·         Manage sales & marketing staff by coaching, appraisal and identification of training needs.

·         Preparation of sales targets, monitoring and control departmental budgets.

·         Ensure compliance to statutory and company policies.

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university preferably in Business Administration/Sales & Marketing.

·         3 Years’ experience in sales and marketing, 2 years in management level within the oil or related industry.

·         Good interpersonal & Communication Skills

·         Excellent business acumen

·         Analytical skills

·         Networking Skills

·         Negotiating Skills

Operations Assistant

Job Summary: Reporting to the Country Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for distribution, fleet management & depot management.

Key responsibilities

·         Coordinates loading of products through planning and scheduling of trucks for loading in accordance with demand requirement and product availability

·         Monitor and review effectiveness of operational systems and procedures

·         Ensure all our fleet is compliant to Revenue Authority requirements, UNBS and any other relevant authority.

·         Ensure proper Depot/Yard operations. Operating loss/gains to be maintained within approved tolerance.

·         Ensure company’s HSE policies are implemented and complied with in the Depot/Yard.

·         Ensures minimal downtime of Depots/Yard equipment.

·         Manage Depot/Yard staff by coaching, appraisal and identification of training needs.

Requirements:-

·         Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering or Accounting from a recognized university.

·         Fresh graduates are also encouraged to apply.

·         Good interpersonal & Communication Skills

·         Problem Solving Skills

·         Planning & Analytical skills

How to Apply

If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application and detailed CV(with details of at least 3 referees and indicating your current salary) to reach us on or before 4th September 2018 by email to:  hr@hashienergy.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Finance Officer Job in Kenya – NGO

Finance Officer


Finance Officer – Kakuma (Kenya Nationals Only) – Kenya

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, Information counselling & legal assistance (ICLA), and water,sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs.

The NRC Kenya Programme is seeking to recruit Finance Officer; to provide operational Finance support, budget monitoring, grant management and reporting of donor funds in NRC Kakuma

Roles

·         Implement financial systems and procedures according to Financial Handbook and other NRC policies at office level

·         Prepare bank accounts and cashbox reconciliations

·         Verify that vouchers and supporting documents meet NRC standards before payment

·         Ensure timely payment of staff salaries, contractors, suppliers and other expenditures

·         Ensure sufficient cash in the bank and in the cash boxes

·         Prepare monthly financial reports and send all relevant documents to country office

·         Ensure filing of all financial documents according to NRC standards

·         Train and develop financial staff

·         Support project staff in financial matters

·         Review coding of transactions and supporting documents to ensure their correctness as per the approved budget codes.

·         Ensure, in coordination with the relevant project staff, that project expenses are incurred consistent with grant agreements and budgets.

·         Monitor expenditures, planned costs, committed costs and identify cases of budget over-spent and under-spent to provide relevant information and advice to the budget holders for informed management decisions.

·         Ensure accurate maintenance of all files and transactions for grant requests, incomes, expenditures, accounting and closure at NRC Kakuma.

·         Support Project Coordinators/Managers in proposal writing, and budget preparation and monitoring.

·         Prepare periodic budget monitoring reports.

·         Ensure that the Kakuma office consistently meets all donor and NRC rules and regulations pertaining to finance and procurement.

·         Ensure that adequate financial management routines and systems are in place.

·         Directly lead, manage and motivate the Finance Assistant (FA) – and ensure that she/he has a clear work plan and objectives and receive regular supervisions and reviews.

·         Verify the accuracy, validity, legitimacy of all payments for completeness of financial documents, (purchase requests, work orders, pro forma invoices), proper coding and approval by responsible managers before payments are made. Ensure NRC creditors are paid promptly.

·         Ensure weekly and monthly cash counts are made together with an independent senior manager. Work with Finance Assistant to compile cash requests into realistic cash forecast for review by Area Manager/Finance Coordinator and Finance Manager by the 10th of every month.

·         Review and verify submitted weekly returns from the Finance Assistant to ensure correct coding before submission to the Finance Coordinator by every Monday.

·         Prepare and send monthly Cash and Bank reconciliations to Finance Manager Nairobi after review by FC and AM Kakuma.

Qualifications

·         Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Finance or Accounting

·         Certified Public Accountant (CPA), level 2

·         Experience from working as a Finance Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context

·         Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in a donor grants management role

·         Specific familiarity with reporting to UNHCR, ECHO, BPRM, EC, SIDA, CIDA and DFID

·         Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

·         Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

·         Knowledge about own skills/profile

·         Knowledge of English

Personal qualities

·         Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

·         Good financial analysis skills

·         Understanding of the Kenya and Somalia environments

·         Good knowledge of financial reporting systems

·         Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

·         Ability to work well with people from diverse cultures and communicate effectively.

·         Ability to work independently and as part of a team

·         Good computer skills in MS Office.

How to Apply

Graduate Sales Assistant Job in Kenya

Graduate Technical Sales Assistant


Industry: Agricultural Solutions

Location: Kisii

Gross Salary: 30K

Our client is an SME based in Nairobi and in business of imports and distribution of pesticides to farmers and farms in Kenya. They seek to hire a self-driven and result oriented Graduate Technical Sales Assistant to carryout aggressive marketing campaigns and maintain new and existing company customers in order to retain and grow company business in horticulture.

Responsibilities

·         Take charge of marketing of new and existing products among growers in a designated area.

·         Design and implement an effective marketing strategy of new and existing company products.

·         Popularize usage of company products through on-farm trials, training and follow up at farm level.

·         Maintain regular contact and good rapport with growers to ensure usage of company products.

·         Assist the credit manager with debt collection and debtors’ management in the designated area.

·         In liaison with management, vet new and review existing clients for credit worthiness.

·         Attend and assist in organizing relevant marketing activities in designated area.

·         Respond to clients’ inquiries and complaints promptly.

·         Carry out market and competition intelligence in the area of operation.

·         foster good and reliable business relationship with growers in order to secure regular business.

·         Mount an aggressive marketing campaign on new and existing products among growers

·         Recruit, manage and maintain new and existing company customers in order to retain and grow company business in horticulture

Qualifications

·         At least a degree in Agriculture or related field

·         Higher degree training and/or specialized training in crop protection

·         At least two years’ work experience in agricultural production or sales and marketing of agricultural inputs.

·         Good understanding of crop protection and agriculture in Kenya

·         Good interpersonal skills with ability to build personal relationships with customers

·         Good intercultural orientation and strong public relations skills

·         Ability to work with minimal supervision.

·         Strong communication, negotiation, and analytical/problem solving skills

·         Computer skills

·         Fluent in English/Swahili

·         Age: 28 – 32 years

How to Apply

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV

12 Room Attendants Jobs and Vacancies

Room Service Attendant


Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (12 Posts)

Employer: 5 Star Hotel

Position Type: 5 years contract

Salary:  3,200 AED, / Ksh. 87,700 P.M

We are recruiting Room Service Attendants for our client, an award-winning 5 Star group of Hotels and Resorts located in Dubai, 15 minutes away from Dubai International Airport and 5 minutes from the Dubai Convention Centre, World Trade Centre, Dubai International Financial Centre and downtown Burj Khalifa.

This upscale all-suite Hotel in a high-rise tower features elegantly conceived accommodation, outstanding event and business facilities, a stylish restaurant/lounge with panoramic views, a trendy British bistro and a coffee shop; and the haven of health and relaxation that is Saray Spa and Fitness Center.

If you are energetic with an engaging personality, passion in delivering guest experience and an eye for detail then you are the one we are looking for! You will be responsible to clean, organize, restore and restock guest rooms according to established standards, with genuine care, attention and detail, using approved hotel products and equipment.

Responsibilities:

·         Welcoming guests and taking care of their requests/orders

·         Ensure all assigned rooms are clean and tidy by the end of the shift

·         Address guests’ queries (e.g. on additional services)

·         Report any technical issues and maintenance needs

·         Clean public areas, like corridors

·         Restock beverages and food items in the mini-bar

·         Replenish bath care products (e.g. soap and shampoo)

·         Help guests retrieve lost items

·         Replace guest amenities and supplies in rooms

·         Make beds and fold sheets

·         Remove trash, dirty linens and room service items

·         Dust, polish and remove marks from walls and furnishings

·         Straighten desk items, furniture and appliances

Requirements

·         Diploma or degree in Business administration, housekeeping, hospitability management, Public relations or similar field of study

·         Good guest relations

·         Excellent communications skills – good command in English – Spoken and written.

·         Ability to work with little or no supervision while meeting high-performance standards

·         Excellent organization skills

·         Ability to follow instructions

·         Good physical health and stamina

·         Prior Working experience as a Room Attendant / room service or similar role is added advantage

·         Those worked in Dubai before is a plus

How to Apply

Please only send your CV quoting the job title in the email subject (Room Service Attendant – Dubai) to: vacancies@executiveconnections.co.ke before 24th September 2018.

N.B: Please DO NOT apply if you do not meet the above minimum set selection criteria. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Accountant & Administrator Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Accountant & Administrator


Our Client in the medical industry is currently looking to hire an Accountant / Administrator to be based in Eldoret.

Responsibilities

·         Will maintain and keep up to date cash books & cheque books and ensure their safe keeping.

·         Prepare monthly bank and cash reconciliations and submit to the director for review and approval.

·         Responsible for proper filing of all financial documents.

·         Responsible that archived records are properly filed and stored for easy access when necessary.

·         The Administrator is to ensure that proper documentation is in place and security measures are practiced when handling cash.

·         Responsible for preparing cheques, payment vouchers and ensuring that all expenditure payments have proper approval and documentation and that all invoices and payments are paid in a timely manner e.g. invoices utility bills, rents, phones etc.

·         Assist with payrolls and statutory deduction and salary payment to employees.

·         Will ensure that monthly taxes are paid, documented and filed properly.

·         He / She will also carry out any other administration duties as assigned by the Director.

Requirements

·         Academic & Professional Qualifications from a well-recognized institution

·         Holder of CPA section 4 would be desirable.

·         At least 1 yr experience in Accounting, Finance and/or Audit. or in a similar position

·         Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, knowledge and experience in using Accounting Software packages.

·         Those with QuickBooks experience would have an added advantage.

·         The suitable candidate should be of unquestionable integrity and mature.

·         A good team player and self-initiative.

How to Apply

All job applications can be made by sending an email of their CV to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke with the subject of the email being the job they wish to apply for.

Receptionist & Administrative Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Receptionist & Administrative Assistant


Our client is a real estate development company providing   affordable, quality middle class homes with superior aesthetics and design within Kenya. We are looking for a dynamic self-driven individual to double as a Receptionist and Office Administrative Assistant.

Responsibilities

·         Receiving visitors, phone calls and courier deliveries

·         Basic Bookkeeping skills and Petty Cash management

·         Purchasing and managing office supplies

·         General office duties such as billing, filing, photocopying, printing

·         Attending periodic weekend activities eg. Expos & Bus tours

·         Organizing events and liaising with sponsors

·         Managing the Director’s diary and arranging meetings

·         Writing proposals, reports and preparing client presentations

Key skills

·         Flexibility

·         Adaptability

·         Good Interpersonal and organizational skills

·         Ability to multitask

·         Self-driven

·         Proactive

·         Good communication skills (both verbal and written)

·         Good time management skills

Qualifications

·         Minimum of a Diploma in Office Administration, Public Relations or Business Management.

·         At least 2 years work experience in a similar position

·         Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Power point

·         Fluent in English

·         30 years and below

How to Apply

Send your CV and Cover letter indicating your current salary and expected salary for this position as the email subject title to hr@nani.co.ke -29TH August 2018.

Vacancies in Java House, Nairobi, Kenya

Graphic Design Internship


Country: Kenya

Java House is currently sourcing for a self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of graphic design intern based in Nairobi.

Role:

To assist the Graphic Designer to develop on-brand marketing collateral and develop touch points for various media; online and offline as required to support the business

Key Responsibility

·         Strengthen brand identity of Java House affiliate brands by developing communication products that include digital media, reports, publications, flyers, posters, etc.

·         Create concepts and ideas to visually communicate our brand and goals

·         Partner with marketing team to design concepts for campaigns, events and other special projects including mock-ups

·         Ensure content and design align with the house style and brand

·         Assist with production and editing of on-brand videography for Java House affiliate brands

Qualifications

·         Education qualifications in graphic design, media or related qualifications

·         Sharp sense of graphic design and digital media trends

·         Strong English writing and copywriting skills

·         Very good communicator

·         Excellent analytical skills to translate complex ideas into aesthetically pleasing, understandable, attention-grabbing information

·         Flexibility to work on weekends, holidays and evenings where necessary

·         Experience in graphic design and use of graphic design software a must. You need to know how to use Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop at an advanced level

·         Experience in multimedia, marketing, desktop design, journalism, media and/or communication industry

How to Apply

Financial Manager Manufacturing and Logistics

Country: Kenya

We’re looking for Manufacturing and Logistics based in Nairobi to join our team.

Role:

Complete Projects and Repairs & Maintenance financial management and reporting, Cost budgeting and allocation. Contribute financial assessment to the property department on the funding model (feasibility studies) and manage the project financial administrative functions.

Key Responsibility

·         Review feasibility studies done by the property department

·         Proactive assessment of projects feasibility financial ratios and key performance ratios and make recommendations

·         Prepare and manage Projects Capex budgets

·         Manage project transactions and reconciliations

·         Authorizations of project requisitions

·         Manage project funds and payments

·         Manage project asset tagging after store build

·         Capitalization of the project cost

·         Manage the fixed asset register for branches

·         Participate in the costing process

·         Review and sign off the Po’s and supplier invoices

·         Manage Repairs & Maintenance budgets

·         Manage Repairs & Maintenance cost allocations against budget

·         Manage Repairs & Maintenance department monthly financials

·         Interpret feasibility models and make recommendations

·         Demonstrate detailed knowledge of project costing and financial management

·         Provide workable solutions to financial issues

·         Ability to work and interact with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

Qualifications

·         Certified Public Accountant of Kenya ( CPA K)

·         Bachelor’s Degree with specialization in Accounting /Commerce /Finance

·         Five years’ experience in financial reporting

·         Experience in property environment at a senior level position is an added advantage

How to Apply  

Local Store Marketer

Country: Kenya

Java House is currently sourcing for a self-motivated and dynamic individual to fill the position of local store marketer based in Nairobi.

Role:

To assist the Graphic Designer to develop on-brand marketing collateral and develop touch points for various media; online and offline as required to support the business.

Key Responsibility

Marketing Program Implementations:

·         Support execution of national marketing efforts and reinforce national promotions with local store marketing activities

·         Supports Java House’s internal activities involved in increasing restaurant involvement.

·         Obtain approval for all marketing plans from the Brand Manager

·         Follow through on all details of the marketing programs

·         Collaborates all engagements with the Brand Manager/Area Manager/ Branch Manager

Planning & Administration:

·         Analyze the restaurant’s current business position in the market

·         Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the restaurant’s current LSM programs

·         Make recommendations on the restaurant marketing mix dependent on consumer, competition and store characteristics

·         Plan and execute a 12 months LRM Plan for each restaurant and per region

·         Evaluate each program upon completion to determine what went smoothly and how things can be improved for the next campaign

·         Complete tracking reports and submit to Brand Manager/Marketing Manager/Area Manager/Operations Manager on a weekly basis

Qualifications

·         A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Communications or related field

Functional Skills

·         Flexibility to travel

·         Driver’s License preferred

Key Competencies

·         Good computer skills, proficient in Word, Excel, and especially PowerPoint

·         Good oral and written communication skills

·         Good organizational, time management and product management skills

·         Ability to multi-task to meet aggressive time schedules

·         Good problem-solving ability with vision and creativity

·         Good teamwork and collaboration skills, Social & digital media fanatic

·         Excellent interpersonal skills and a competitive drive, wants to dominate the competition

Relevant Experience

·         1 to 2 years of hospitality or retail marketing experience.

How to Apply

Recruitment by Mastercard, Nairobi, Kenya

Front-end Engineer


We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity tbe a part of something bigger and tchange lives. We believe as our company grows, sshould you. We believe in connecting everyone tendless, priceless possibilities.

Front-end Engineer (Contractor)We are looking for a Front-End Engineer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of both our Web and Android applications.

You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

Major Accountabilities

·         Responsible for developing interfaces on Mastercard applications in adherence with MasterCard standards, processes and best practices.

·         Research, create and evaluate technical solution alternatives for the business needs current and upcoming technologies and frameworks.

·         Work with project team to meet scheduled due dates, while identifying emerging issues and recommending solutions for problems

·         Follow MasterCard Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes.

·         Assist Senior Team members in modification of the documentation templates per the needs of the project and technology.

·         Contribute ideas to help ensure that required standards and processes are in place and actively look for opportunities to enhance standards and improve process efficiency.

Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or Management Information Systems or equivalent work experience.

·         You enjoy to follow the trends on stateoftheart Javascript frameworks (React, Angular etc).

·         At least 3 years of experience in Front-end engineering work.

·         You are an enthusiastic engineer who enjoys building functional and great-looking UI.

·         You like working with a highly technical team of experts where you can discuss issues you may face and also help others find solutions to theirs.

Skills/ Abilities:

·         Must be high-energy, detail-oriented and proactive with the ability to function under pressure in an independent environment.

·         Must provide the necessary skills to have a high degree of initiative and self-motivation with a willingness and ability to learn and take on challenging opportunities.

·         Strong communication skills — both verbal and written – with strong relationship, collaborative skills and organizational skills.

·         Ability to work as a member of matrix based diverse and geographically distributed project team.

How to Apply

Customer Delivery Manager

We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection tfinancial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity tbe a part of something bigger and tchange lives. We believe as our company grows, sshould you. We believe in connecting everyone tendless, priceless possibilities.

Reporting Line: Incubation Lead
Work Location: Kenya, with frequent travels Tanzania, Uganda, India and Ghana
Job Type: Contingent Worker
Contract Duration: Initial period of 12 months with opportunity for renewal

Job Summary

The Customer Delivery Manager will be responsible for Solution Deployment, Customer Trainings and Customer support across our target markets. Specifically the CDM shall be responsible for designing and executing scalable solution training tools tAgribusinesses and channel partners; work with developers tdesign and execute a scalable solution deployment model; Work with In country Project Manager testablish a scalable solution support and drive tadoption model.

Responsibilities

·         Design and execute customer solution trainings

o    Design the MFN solution training manual for channel partners like banks and Agribusiness customer

o    Train channel partner users tbe Master trainers of MFN ttheir client base of agribusinesses

o    Train Agribusiness users tbe proficient in solution usage

o    Obtain training feedback from users

·         Drive customer solution deployment

o    Work with Solution Developers testablish a scalable MFN solution deployment model tcustomers and channels

o    Deploy MFN ttarget clients in liaison with solution developers

o    Work with the deployed client tensure proficiency in knowledge transfer

o    Provide regular update on the status of client training and deployment

·         Drive Agribusiness customer experience management & post deployment support

o    In liaison with the country Project Manager, work with the on boarded clients in establishing support structure for MFN within their enterprises

o    Train the client support teams on frequently asked question and basic trouble shooting tensure product knowledge transfer

o    Identify, channel and follow up on all product technology support items and feedback tthe solution developers/engineers

o    Provide regular update on support items as reported by clients

·         Drive Channel customer experience management & post deployment support

o    In liaison with the country Project Manager, work with the on boarded channels namely banks, government and NGOs in establishing support structure for MFN within their enterprises

o    Train the channel customer support teams on frequently asked question and basic trouble shooting tensure product knowledge transfer

o    Identify, channel and follow up on all product technology support items and feedback tthe solution developers/engineers

o    Provide regular update on support items as reported by channel customers

·         Support In country PM on drive tsolution adoption

o    Interface with customers as needed tdrive solution adoption and address issues / challenges arising

o    Set and Track daily solution adoption targets with clients and escalate issues that need management attention

o    Work with the MFN team tdesign and implement the project support model, including testing what support approach is most effective on the ground

o    Work closely with the MFN team in defining requirements for the products based on feedback from users

o    Performance Management and Reporting

o    Proactively design and implement product performance targets for all MFN clients

o    Develop and share status reports on a weekly basis

·         Other responsibilities that might be assigned by the supervisor

Key Skills/Experience

·         Experience in designing mobile technology training materials for digitally low skilled consumers e.g. farmers and the elderly

·         Experience in conducting Master and TOT training tadults and digitally low skilled persons

·         Experience in deploying mobile based solution tenterprises in rural settings of Africa

Qualification

·         University Degree (or its equivalent) in IT or Software Engineering

·         Professional qualification as a Trainer for adult and digitally low skilled persons

How to Apply

Manager, Sales and Business Development

We are the global technology company behind the world’s fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection tfinancial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity tbe a part of something bigger and tchange lives. We believe as our company grows, sshould you. We believe in connecting everyone tendless, priceless possibilities.

Overview

Mastercard Labs for Financial Inclusion was setup in 2015 with initial funding from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Our mandate is tdesign products focused on people living at the BOP that enables them taccess relevant financial products, plan for the future, manage risk better and lead an empowered life. Toward this end the lab developed MFN, an Agricultural Market Place platform targeting Farmers, Buyers, Agents, and financial institutions

Mastercard Farmer Network (MFN) is a hosted platform that digitizes marketplaces, payments, workflows, and farmer financial histories within the agricultural sector, increasing farmer linkages tmarkets and formal financial services relevant ttheir broader needs and aspirations. The platform is currently being rolled out in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and India with potential tscale tthe rest of Africa and other regions.

Job Summary

The Sales & Business Development Manager will be responsible for the execution of MFN Sales and Go-To-Market strategies across Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Specifically s/he will be responsible for identifying, onboarding and managing our Sales and GtMarket channels and/or partners ensuring that MFN has a sustainable commercial uptake in the target markets.

Responsibilities

·         Go to Market Channel identification and on boarding

·         Support the Incubation Lead in development/Agree on annual sales targets with sales channels and get sign-off

·         Support the Incubation Lead tensure that the sales channels are properly trained

·         Support the Incubation Lead tensure that Mastercard-to-Channel and Channel-to-Customer commercial and contractual agreements are in place for all sales channels.

·         Support the Incubation Lead tensure that channel sales commission and incentive structures are in place in order tensure a properly incentivised sales force.

·         Support the Incubation Lead tensure that all sales channels have the necessary business processes, support material and resources in place tenable and efficient and successful sales process.

·         Sales management

·         Work with the Incubation Lead testablish and maintain business processes tsecure an attractive sales pipeline from which pre-sales activities can be fed.

·         Report tthe Incubation Lead on weekly basis, progress made with the respective sales channels.

·         Work with the respective sales channels testablish and maintain a steady and continuous deal flow.

·         Accompany sales channel representatives tclient sales meetings with the objective on-board them tMFN. Where necessary arrange and attend client meetings tgather requirements for the preparation of a proposal.

·         Assist sales channels with the preparations of client proposals and quotations.

·         Work with the Incubation Lead testablish and maintain MFN product commercials for all sales channels.

·         Support the Incubation Lead Implement the Mastercard marketing strategy in East Africa for all channels and segments

·         Effectively communicate the value of the Mastercard products, services and brand tour target markets and segments

·         Support the Incubation Lead tmaintain all Mastercard printed and electronic marketing material for direct-to-market and sales channel use.

·         Contracting management

·         Work with sales channels tclose (sign) contracts tthe value of the agreed annual sales targets assigned tthe respective channels

·         Ensure that client contracts and the necessary back-to-back agreements with third party service providers are in place before we start with delivery of a contract.

·         Ensure that the MasterCard receive a copy of the signed contract. Work with the Finance unit tprepare a monthly and/or milestone billing and payment budget for signed contracts.

·         Partner and Channel Support Management

o    Responsible for supporting the partner or sales channel as per the agreement signed between Mastercard and the Partner Company or sales channel.

o    Monitor partner or sales channel performance and report underperformance tthe Incubation Lead

o    Prepare and provide payment and/or invoice advice for processing by Finance.

o    Maintain relationship with partner organisations tensure that our brand is well represented.

o    Contribute during the product roadmap design, prioritisation and delivery.

o    Review proposals, commercials, quotations and contractual agreements and ensure Mastercard interest are protected in the contractual agreement with a client or a sales channel partner.

·         Perform other delegated duties including and not limited to–

o    Drive development of market analysis and business case for MFN.

o    Work with the Incubation Lead tprovide product development roadmap based on market insights

o    Assist the Incubation Lead in managing relationships with country level implementing partners

o    Assist the Incubation Lead with strategic business development and business roadmap decisions;

o    Assist in the management of stakeholder and inter-shareholder relationships;

o    Understand country and industry specific regulatory framework, standards and legal requirements and assist management tmanage business risks accordingly.

o    Travel extensively (locally and abroad) for work purposes.

Qualifications

·         Excellent leadership , stakeholders management and relationship building skills

·         Demonstrated experience in sales and business development on Mobile technology for Agriculture in Africa and/or India

·         Experience in Agribusiness engagement

·         Ability tspeak Swahili and English fluently

·         Basic knowledge of web applications and IT systems

·         Excellent Communication, presentation, Analytical and writing skills

How to Apply