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3 Caretakers Jobs in Kenya

Commercial Buildings Caretaker


Our client in real estate industry seeks to recruit 3 caretakers with vast experience as a caretaker.

Responsibilities

·         Identify and report to the property manager all the activities in the building

·         Maintain and keep the property clean

·         General repairs

·         Ensuring tenants are comfortable

·         Collecting cheques and payment slips

·         Cleaning the grounds and inside buildings

·         Repairing equipment and placing orders

·         Overseeing surveillance

·         Preparing rooms for meetings and events

·         Monitoring air conditioning and heating systems in the building

·         Taking note of electrical faults and doing basic repairs before the major repairs are done

·         Basic plumbing activities

·         Taking note and records of tenants

Requirements

·         3-5 years’ experience as a building care taker

·         Basic electrical and plumbing skills

·         Computer literate

·         Good reporting skills

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

How to Apply

If you meet the above qualifications, skills and experience send your CV to jobs@britesmanagement.com

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Front Office Administrator Job in Kenya

Front Office Administrator


Location: Nakuru

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Level: Entry level

Salary Expectation: Kshs. 30,000-45000.

Job Summary

The front office Executive should have a friendly and easy going personality while also being very perceptive and disciplined.

Job Description

Username Investment Limited is a fast growing Kenyan based real-estate development and Investment Company. At Username, we desire to provide the current and upcoming generations with a place they can call home.

We are seeking to recruit a pleasant self-driven Front Office Administrator to undertake all receptionist and clerical duties at the desk of our main entrance. You will be the “face” of the company to all visitors and will be responsible for the first impression we make.

The ideal candidate should have a friendly and easy going personality while also being very perceptive and disciplined. You should be able to deal with complaints and give accurate information. A customer-oriented approach is essential. The goal is to make guests and visitors feel comfortable and valued while on our premises.

Responsibilities

·         Promote Username corporate brand by ensuring the office constantly adorns the corporate image.

·         Procure office equipment and supplies and maintain a sufficient stock of office stationery and supplies.

·         Ensure all visitors are assisted promptly and professionally

·         Responding to customer queries

·         Managing correspondence and dispatch both internal and externally

·         Liaising with various service providers

·         Sets up and arranges meetings, facilities and travel arrangements as required

·         Maintaining files, materials, information, schedules and legal documents

·         Maintains office hygiene

·         Support staff on admin and operational issues

·         Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

·         To ensure that the presentation of the office and the reception area is clean and immaculate at all times.

·         Oversee all services provided on a regular basis and ensure that all office running related bills are paid on time.

·         Assist the Human resources and management with internal event planning.

·         Control human traffic at the front office by efficiently linking visitors to their hosts

·         Managing office petty cash

·         Responding to calls for all assigned telephones

·         Resolve administrative problems and inquiries

·         Filing and documentation of all office related payment vouchers, receipts, invoices.

Key Performance Indicators

·         Maintain a high sense of Integrity and professionalism

·         Ability to multitask

·         Create strong customer relations

·         To ensure the efficiency of day-to-day operations, document control and compliance

·         Demonstrate competency in all operational aspects of reception including meeting scheduling, distributing mail, filing, and answering the phone, etc.

Requirements

·         2 to 3 Years’ experience in office administration, front office or receptionist roles.

·         A Bachelor’s degree in any related field is required

·         Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and competing deadlines

·         Experienced providing executive assistance and support to management and staff.

·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills

·         Good attention to detail, organized, efficient and decisive.

·         High degree of accuracy.

·         Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

·         Ability to maintain a pleasant personality and calm down irate clients.

·         Any other duties as reasonably requested by Management.

How to Apply

Send your CV/resume for consideration and shortlisting to recruitment@username.co.ke so as to reach us on or before Friday 21st September 2018.

Recruitment by Prime Bank of Kenya (Many Vacancies)

Information Security 


Ref: PB/002/2018

Prime Bank Limited is one of the leading private banks in Kenya with 25 years experience in
delivering flexible, efficient and personalized financial services.

Job Description

We are currently seeking to strengthen our IT Department with highly motivated, enthusiastic and detail oriented professionals in the following function:

Competences

·         Technical skills to effectively and consistently perform ICT support tasks for high quality service provision.

·         Demonstrated track record in complete systems analysis cycle/IT Security/relational database design skills.

·         Ability to multi-task, time management skill, prudent prioritization and effective structuring of work assignments.

·         Self-empowerment to enable development of open communication, teamwork and trust that are needed to support true performance and customer-service oriented culture.

·         Team player with Interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.

·         Highly analytical in problem solving with the ability to apply original and innovative thinking.

Requirements

·         A Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.

·         3-10 Years in IT Project Management/Digital Banking/IT Security/IT Support /DBA/ System Administration.

·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an IT service support, systems analyst, DBA or Project Management/Core Banking Support. Atleast one or more IT certifications in ITIL, Microsoft, UNIX/LINUX or Oracle will be an added advantage.

·         Good understanding of the financial services and how IT contributes to the success of the financial institutions.

·         Sound knowledge of Information technology and related support architectures.

Digital Banking Officers 

Ref: PB/003/2018

Prime Bank Limited is one of the leading private banks in Kenya with 25 years experience in
delivering flexible, efficient and personalized financial services.

Job Description

We are currently seeking to strengthen our IT Department with highly motivated, enthusiastic and detail oriented professionals in the following function:

Competences

·         Technical skills to effectively and consistently perform ICT support tasks for high quality service provision.

·         Demonstrated track record in complete systems analysis cycle/IT Security/relational database design skills.

·         Ability to multi-task, time management skill, prudent prioritization and effective structuring of work assignments.

·         Self-empowerment to enable development of open communication, teamwork and trust that are needed to support true performance and customer-service oriented culture.

·         Team player with Interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.

·         Highly analytical in problem solving with the ability to apply original and innovative thinking.

Requirements

·         A Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.

·         3-10 Years in IT Project Management/Digital Banking/IT Security/IT Support /DBA/ System Administration.

·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an IT service support, systems analyst, DBA or Project Management/Core Banking Support. Atleast one or more IT certifications in ITIL, Microsoft, UNIX/LINUX or Oracle will be an added advantage.

·         Good understanding of the financial services and how IT contributes to the success of the financial institutions.

·         Sound knowledge of Information technology and related support architectures.

DBA (ORACLE/SQL SERVER/MY SQL etc)

Ref: PB/004/2018

Prime Bank Limited is one of the leading private banks in Kenya with 25 years experience in
delivering flexible, efficient and personalized financial services.

Job Description

We are currently seeking to strengthen our IT Department with highly motivated, enthusiastic and detail oriented professionals in the following function:

Competences

·         Technical skills to effectively and consistently perform ICT support tasks for high quality service provision.

·         Demonstrated track record in complete systems analysis cycle/IT Security/relational database design skills.

·         Ability to multi-task, time management skill, prudent prioritization and effective structuring of work assignments.

·         Self-empowerment to enable development of open communication, teamwork and trust that are needed to support true performance and customer-service oriented culture.

·         Team player with Interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.

·         Highly analytical in problem solving with the ability to apply original and innovative thinking.

Requirements

·         A Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.

·         3-10 Years in IT Project Management/Digital Banking/IT Security/IT Support /DBA/ System Administration.

·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an IT service support, systems analyst, DBA or Project Management/Core Banking Support. Atleast one or more IT certifications in ITIL, Microsoft, UNIX/LINUX or Oracle will be an added advantage.

·         Good understanding of the financial services and how IT contributes to the success of the financial institutions.

·         Sound knowledge of Information technology and related support architectures.

System Engineer (UNIX/LINUX/WINDOWS)

Ref: PB/005/2018

Prime Bank Limited is one of the leading private banks in Kenya with 25 years experience in
delivering flexible, efficient and personalized financial services.

Job Description

We are currently seeking to strengthen our IT Department with highly motivated, enthusiastic and detail oriented professionals in the following function:

Competences

·         Technical skills to effectively and consistently perform ICT support tasks for high quality service provision.

·         Demonstrated track record in complete systems analysis cycle/IT Security/relational database design skills.

·         Ability to multi-task, time management skill, prudent prioritization and effective structuring of work assignments.

·         Self-empowerment to enable development of open communication, teamwork and trust that are needed to support true performance and customer-service oriented culture.

·         Team player with Interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.

·         Highly analytical in problem solving with the ability to apply original and innovative thinking.

Requirements

·         A Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.

·         3-10 Years in IT Project Management/Digital Banking/IT Security/IT Support /DBA/ System Administration.

·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an IT service support, systems analyst, DBA or Project Management/Core Banking Support. Atleast one or more IT certifications in ITIL, Microsoft, UNIX/LINUX or Oracle will be an added advantage.

·         Good understanding of the financial services and how IT contributes to the success of the financial institutions.

·         Sound knowledge of Information technology and related support architectures.

Project Management

Ref: PB/006/2018

Prime Bank Limited is one of the leading private banks in Kenya with 25 years experience in
delivering flexible, efficient and personalized financial services.

Job Description

We are currently seeking to strengthen our IT Department with highly motivated, enthusiastic and detail oriented professionals in the following function:

Competences

·         Technical skills to effectively and consistently perform ICT support tasks for high quality service provision.

·         Demonstrated track record in complete systems analysis cycle/IT Security/relational database design skills.

·         Ability to multi-task, time management skill, prudent prioritization and effective structuring of work assignments.

·         Self-empowerment to enable development of open communication, teamwork and trust that are needed to support true performance and customer-service oriented culture.

·         Team player with Interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.

·         Highly analytical in problem solving with the ability to apply original and innovative thinking.

Requirements

·         A Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.

·         3-10 Years in IT Project Management/Digital Banking/IT Security/IT Support /DBA/ System Administration.

·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an IT service support, systems analyst, DBA or Project Management/Core Banking Support. Atleast one or more IT certifications in ITIL, Microsoft, UNIX/LINUX or Oracle will be an added advantage.

·         Good understanding of the financial services and how IT contributes to the success of the financial institutions.

·         Sound knowledge of Information technology and related support architectures.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can forward their applications enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to itcareers@primebank.co.ke , indicating job reference number by 6th October 2018.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Prime Bank Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK).

Government Jobs in Kenya – ODPP (16 Vacancies)

Records Management Officer II 


Grade: DPP 11/JG ‘J’

V/NO. 171/2018

3 Posts

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

·         A Bachelors Degree in Information Science/Records Management or 30 any relevant Social Sciences from a recognized institution; and

·         A Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution.
OR

·         Served in the grade of Records management Officer III or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of two (2) years;

·         A Diploma in Records/Information/library Science/Archives Management or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

·         A Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution; and

·         Demonstrated professional competence and achievement of performance targets and results as reflected in the performance appraisal.

Responsibilities

An Officer at this level will be responsible to Records Management Officer I for assigned records management function. Specifically, duties and responsibilities entail:-

·         Receiving and dispatching letters and files in a timely manner and in line with the records management policies and procedures, to ensure timely communication that enhances service delivery by ODPP;

·         Receiving, marking, and filing letters that have been actioned by officers, to ensure the letters are securely stored and easy to trace and retrieve when required;

·         Maintaining file movement registers to ensure the files can be traced when required, and to enhance the security and confidentiality of documents;

·         Maintaining security and safety of records in the registry to minimise wear and tear of stored documents, and to protect the ODPP information that can expose risks to ODPP if accessed by unauthorised persons;

·         Maintaining proper records of inventory to facilitate ease in retrieval of records when required;

·         Implementing the set quality standards in records management to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of service; and

·         Supervising the Records Management Officer III to ensure high motivation and performance, and to assist in the development of the Officer in line with the needs of ODPP.

Information Communication Technology Officer II 

Grade: DPP 11/JG ‘J’

V/NO. 168/2018

4 Posts

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:

·         A Bachelors degree in computer science, information communication technology, electronics engineering or any other ICT related discipline with a base in information communication technology from a recognized institution.
OR

·         Served in the grade of Information Communication Technology Officer III or in an equivalent and relevant position in the Public Service for a minimum period of Two (2) years;

·         A Diploma in Computer Science/Information Communication Technology; or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and

·         Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in performance and results.

Responsibilities

An Officer at this level will be responsible to the Information Technology Officer I for assigned Information Communication Technology function. Specifically duties and responsibilities will entail;

·         Providing technical support to all users in the organization, to ensure minimal disruptions to the operations of ODPP in the delivery of public prosecutions;

·         Configuring and installing new hardware devices, to ensure full utilization of the
organization resources, and to enhance efficiency in operations;

·         Developing software applications based on the analysis of the ODPP requirements, to enhance efficiency in the delivery of service;

·         Training new users in the use of hardware and software, to ensure the users are comfortable in the use of the resources, and to reduce time wastage;

·         Participating in the provision of specifications for new system acquisition, to support the procurement of systems that meet the needs of ODPP, and provide feedback on the performance of the system to ensure enhancements as appropriate;

·         Conducting system backup and data restoration when systems fail, to ensure safety of information from loss and corruption;

·         Troubleshooting faults in the network, software, hardware, to ensure weaknesses are identified and appropriate solutions developed and implemented, to enhance value for money for ODPP; and

·         Managing the network, internet configurations and device sharing, to ensure the user departments at ODPP are connected at all times, in order to enhance efficiency in business operations due to minimal disruptions to connectivity

Personal Secretary II 

Grade: DPP 11/JG ‘J’

V/NO. 169/2018

9 posts

Qualifications

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

·         Served in the grade of Personal Secretary III, DPP 12 or in a comparable and relevant position in the Public or Private sector for a minimum period of Two (2) years;

·         The following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution:

1.  Typewriting III (minimum 50 w.p.m)/Computerized Document Processing III)
Shorthand III (100 w.p.m);
Secretarial Duties II;
Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III;
Business English III/Communications II;
Commerce II;

·         A Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution (Ms word, windows, Ms excel, Ms Access and Internet);

·         Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in the work performance and results.

Responsibilities

This position is critical in providing work surroundings that is conducive to office visitors, facilitating work of the office one is assigned to, and giving professional support to Secretarial Staff at lower levels in handling unprecedented office matters. Specifically duties and responsibilities will entail;

·         Monitoring the usage of resources in the office for proper utilization of resources to ensure cost effectiveness;

·         Ensuring smooth communication and coordination of activities within the ODPP and with stakeholders to ensure a strong positive image;

·         Supervising junior staff to ensure smooth flow of work within the ODPP;

·         Safeguarding the image of the ODPP through provision of high quality customer service;

·         Drafting letters as instructed to ensure timely communication by the supervisor as required in the delivery of service;

·         Dispatching letters and documents as required in a timely manner, to support the operations of the division;

·         Preparing documents as requested to ensure optimal time utilisation by the
ODPP staff in the delivery of service;

·         Filing documents for the assigned divisions to ensure the security, safety from tear, and accessibility of the documents when required;

·         Binding documents as requested to ensure the documents are easy to use and store, and enhance the image of ODPP;

·         Organizing meetings and availing required documents as requested to ensure the meetings happen in a timely manner and that they are fruitful;

·         Requisitioning of office stationery to ensure the assigned divisions are supported in the delivery of service, receive the stationery, and manage the storage to ensure proper utilisation of ODPP resources;

·         Receiving calls to the assigned divisions to ensure timely communication of information that is critical in the delivery of service 35

·         Receiving and directing telephone and fax messages for the office in a timely manner, to ensure the office is equipped with the information necessary for the delivery of service;

·         Attending to visitors and clients in line with the set protocol, to ensure the office presents a positive image of ODPP;

·         Establishing and maintaining effective communication strategies for the office to enhance the speed and quality of information flow between the office and other ODPP offices;

·         Maintaining inventory of office supplies to support cost management for the office;

·         Coordinating and arranging for meetings, workshop and conferences to preparedness for the meetings;

·         Managing both incoming and outgoing files and mail to ensure information is communicated in a timely manner, and to track the movement of documents that is critical in the management of the security of information;

·         Managing the delivery of files and mail to the relevant staff in line with the ODPP policies and procedures, to ensure the document movement is easy to track and to enhance information confidentiality;

·         Managing the cleanliness of the office to facilitate conducive working environment and to enhance the image of ODPP;

·         Managing office machines for functional and minimal disruptions to the operations of the office; and
Responding to routine correspondence.

How to Apply

The candidates should attach COPIES of the following documents to their application form:

·         National Identity Card

·         Academic and Professional Certificates and Transcripts

·         Any supporting documents and testimonials

·         Letter of appointment to their current substantive post

·         Letter of appointment to their previous post

·         Detailed Curriculum Vitae and

·         Clearance certificate from the following bodies :-

1.  Law Society of Kenya for Lawyers

2.  Higher Education Loans Board

3.  Kenya Revenue Authority

4.  Criminal Investigation Department 40

5.  Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission

6.  Any other Professional bodies to which the candidate is a member

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, letters of appointment to their current substantive posts and previous post, detailed curriculum vitae and clearance certificates during the interviews.

Accountant Job in Nairobi (100K)

Position: Accountant


Nature of Job: Full time

Location: Nairobi

Salary: 70K – 100K

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.

·         Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.

·         Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.

·         Management reporting and presentation

·         Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.

·         Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology

·         Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems

·         Banking & bank reconciliations

·         Maintain accurate financial records

·         Dealing with company’s payroll by processing wages and employee expense claims

·         Debt collection

·         Customer service

Key Requirements

·         CPA K-Finalist

·         Bachelor’s degree in a related field

·         5-8 years’ experience as an Accountant in a busy environment

·         Ability to work with accounting softwares- QuickBooks, tally, Sage etc.

·         Debt collection skills

·         Ability to understand and apply current accounting guidelines and systems

·         Analytical, problem solving, planning and prioritizing skills

·         Attention to details and leadership skills

·         Excellent working experience with Ms. Excel

·         Good communication, reporting and interpersonal skills

Apply with CV stating your skills, experience and qualifications to recruitment@britesmanagement.com

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Office Admin Job in Kenya

Senior Assistant Office Administrator 


The Taita Taveta County Public Service Board invites applications from suitable and qualified serving officers in the County Public Service to fill the following vacant positions:

CPSB/TTC/052/2018

An officer at this level will be deployed in a Section Head’s office and may be required to work for more than one officer.

Responsibilities

·         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;

·         Guide and supervise junior secretarial personnel.

·         Recording dictation in shorthand and transcribing it in typewritten form

Requirements

·         Must have served in the grade of Assistant Office Administrator I JG ‘K’ for a minimum of three (3) years

·         Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance results

·         Diploma in Secretarial studies from Kenya Examination Council or Business Education single of group certificates

·         Certificate in Public Relation and Customer care lasting for not less than 2 weeks

OR

The following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council:

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

·         Typewriting III (50 w.p.m.)/Computerised Document Processing III

·         Business English III/Communications II

·         Commerce II

·         Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III, and Secretarial Duties II; Satisfy the requirement of chapter six

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are requested to make their applications by completing a CPSB Job Application form 2018. The form may be downloaded from the Taita Taveta County Government website, CPSB portal.

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 on or before Monday 24th September 2018

Important information

Candidates should not attach any documents to the application form. All details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the form. Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce original Identity card/Passport , Appointment letter, last promotion letter and all the relevant professional/ Academic certificates

Canvassing shall lead to disqualification.

Data Analyst Job in Nairobi

Data Analyst


Job Summary: To interpret data and turn it into information which can offer ways to improve a business, thus affecting business decisions. You will be required to gather information from various sources and interpret patterns and trends

Key Responsibilities

·         Use statistical formulas to compute and analyse data.

·         Verify the accuracy, completeness, and reliability of data.

·         Compile statistics using sources such as records, reports, and surveys.

·         Enter data and other information into computers.

·         Interview participants on studies or surveys and track or record their responses.

·         Assemble or prepare charts, graphs, tables and other depictions of data, surveys, and findings.

·         Organize data, survey forms and supporting or source materials.

·         Search for and identify new sources and method of data collection.

·         Obtain requirements of customers for data collection.

Qualifications

·         Diploma in IT related field from a reputable institution with at least two years’ work experience in FMCG environment

·         A high level of mathematical ability

·         Programming languages, such as SQL, Oracle and Python

·         The ability to analyse, model and interpret data

·         An analytical mind and inclination for problem-solving

·         A methodical and logical approach

·         Ability to write comprehensive reports

·         The ability to plan work and meet deadlines

·         Accuracy and attention to detail

·         Interpersonal skills

·         Team working skills

·         Written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES TO SEND THEIR CVS TO recruitment@cdl.co.ke on or before 20/09/2018

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

Internship Opportunity in a NGO in Kenya – Save the Children

Finance Internship


As part of the regional office support services team you will be responsible for supporting effective Financial management and administration processes for the East and Southern Africa Regional Office.

The Finance intern will support ESARO Finance team in areas of; Invoice tracking, Accounting reconciliations, Data Quality management and other Finance Administrative duties as per SCI guidelines.

The Finance intern will effectively interact with a diverse group of stakeholders, manage expectations and duties according to the agreed timelines.

This role will liaise with the RO administration, logistics and finance departments to ensure a delivery of quality and timely results.

Qualifications 

·         Accountant in training who wishes to gain some practical experience

·         Recently completed or studying for a Degree in finance, accountancy or Professional Accounting qualification such as CPA/ACCA.

·         Excellent computer skills especially in MS Excel spread sheets and MS Word

·         Some experience with computerised accounting packages will be desirable.

·         High level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Proven ability to handle challenging work load

·         Cross-cultural experience, understanding and sensitivity;

·         Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills;

·         Commitment to Save the Children values.

Contract length: 3 Months

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection.

We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

·         No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

·         All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

·         Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

How to Apply

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse

Closing date is 21st September 2018.

Finance & Administration Assistant Job in Kenya – NGO

Finance & Administration Assistant


Concern Worldwide is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries.

Job Summary:

The incumbent will be responsible for a variety of financial and administrative tasks and responsibilities that ensure the efficient and effective running of Marsabit Office programme support operations in compliance with Concern’s policies and procedures

Responsibilities:

Finance:

a. Petty Cash

·         Issuing of cash in line with Concern’s procedures & policies.

·         Recording all transactions on an excel cashbook on a daily basis.

·         Filing all associated paperwork associated with such transactions.

·         Ensure floats are cleared promptly

·         Ensuring the cashbox is stored securely during cash hours.

·         Ensuring cash is available in various suitable denominations.

·         Conducting daily cash counts, reconciliation and reporting in case of any discrepancy

·         Preparation of weekly cash counts for each currency at week-end reconciling cash balances to cashbook balances – ensuring all codes are fully input.

b. Mpesa

·         Updating mpesa payments in the Mpesa book and Cashbook

Administration:

·         Receiving, printing, facilitating review and approvals, scanning and sending/emailing documents between field offices (Maikona, North Horr, Illeret & Moyale)

·         Assist in photocopying & scanning of administration and finance documents

·         Organizing staff and visitors’ accommodation in Marsabit and preparing payment requests for the same

·         Monitoring of office supplies to ensure adequate supply and proper usage including field ordering and updating the stock card

·         Warehouse/stores management including ensuring that the store /warehouse are kept clean and tidy

·         Monitoring electricity consumption and loading units

·         Responsible for office cleanliness and security by supervising the Office cleaner and Security Guards

Requirements

·         Professional certification ACCA/CPA level 2. A Diploma or Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Public Administration or relevant field will be an added advantage.

·         At least one (1) years’ experience in a similar role

·         Knowledge of and competency in common finance/accounting and administration processes and procedures

·         Proficiency in the use of MS Office

·         Excellent communication, interpersonal, planning and organization skills

·         Ability to operate office equipment e.g. printer, scanner, photocopier, shredder etc.

·         Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Fluency in the local language is preferred.

·         A proactive self-starter and achiever

How to Apply:

Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send a CV and Cover Letter only to nairobi.hr@concern.net with the subject of the email as ‘Administration Assistant – Marsabit’. The closing date for applications is Sunday, 30th September 2018.

Each application must include at least three referees who can validate technical expertise. Telephone contacts must be submitted with the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Administrative Assistant Job in Kenya – NGO

Program Administrative Assistant


The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy-relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action to improve the lives of all Africans.

Through its Research Capacity Strengthening (RCS) Division, APHRC seeks to recruit a Program Administrative Assistant to perform a variety of administrative, coordination and logistical duties in support of the operations of its Training Program. This is a temporary position for a fixed period of three months.

Responsibilities

·         Maintain an effective record and filing system for project activities, correspondences and documents for quick and easy reference

·         Maintain grant reporting requirements and schedules in the Project Management System (PMS) and follow-up on project reports to ensure submission by due dates

·         Manage conference and workshop logistics by preparing draft budges, making travel and hotel bookings, sending invitations, preparing workshop materials and arranging for per diems and other reimbursements

·         Assist team members in preparing documents including PowerPoint presentations

·         Manage program meetings, preparing documentation and taking minutes as necessary

·         Schedule appointments for the Program Leader and other members of the team as necessary

·         Support coordination activities to set up a health systems training hub for health workers and practitioners working in fragile and conflict areas in Africa

·         Provide support in preparation and formatting of reports;

Qualifications

·         Diploma in Business Administration or related field

·         At least 3 years of relevant post-qualification experience in a busy office environment, preferably in an INGO, research organization or large research program

·         Ability to work with information that is both sensitive and confidential in nature

·         Detail oriented, discreet, tactful, courteous

·         Excellent communication (written & verbal) and interpersonal skills

·         Experience working in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment

·         Proficient with MS Office Suite

·         Good planning, financial and organizational skills

How to Apply:

Applications will be considered until September 17, 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer

African Population and Health Research Center

P.O. Box 10787 – 00100 GPO, Nairobi

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children