Sunday, January 1, 2012

Experienced Driver Trainers needed

A large Haulage Company with an in-house Drivers’ Training Facility is looking for some 2-3 mature and well experienced Driver Trainers to enhance and supplement the growing demands of this position.

The candidates must be adult Males of over 35 yrs of age, have held similar positions in well established large Organizations for well over 5-7 years and be able to take on this position with immediate effect and minimal notice.

The Candidates must have very good knowledge of the Defensive Driving Courses (DDC) and be very familiar with the Smith System of Driving.

Additional knowledge in other training programs such as basics in First Aid, Product Handling, Fire Fighting, Industrial Safety, etc shall be considered more favourably.

Please send application with detailed Curriculum Vitae with a photograph and relevant supporting documents of experience including education testimonials to the below address on or before 21st January 2012

DN.A/ 1199
P.O. Box 49010 - 00100
Nairobi

UNHCR Vacancies in Kenya

 Detailed job descriptions are available at the UNHCR Branch Office situated on Rhapta Road, No. 35 in Westlands. 

Senior Public Health Officer
National Professional Officer (NOD)
Position No. 10011241
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Vacancy Notice No. IVN/EVN/KEN/NBI/11/004
Education requirements: Medical degree or equivalent and a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Nutrition or related fields.

Associate Public Health Officer
2 Positions
National Professional Officer (NOB)
Locations: Dadaab, Kenya and Alinjugur, Kenya
Vacancy Notice No. EVN/KEN/DDB/11/029
Education requirements: University degree in Medicine and a Master’s Degree in Public Health or similar qualification.

Associate Finance Officer
National Professional Officer (NOB)
Position No. 10011240
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Vacancy Notice No. IVN/EVN/KEN/NBI/11/011
Education requirements: University degree in Finance, Accounting and/or Business Administration or related field.

Associate Field Officer (Protection)
National Professional Officer (NOB)
Position No. 10011476
Location: Kakuma, Kenya
Vacancy Notice No. IVN/EVN/KEN/KAK/010
Education requirements: University Degree in Social Sciences, Law, Business or Public Administration.

Assistant Livelihood Officer
National Professional Officer (NOA)
Position No. 10018263
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Vacancy Notice No. IVN/EVN/KEN/NBI/005
Education requirements: University degree in Social Science, Social Work or related field.



Interested candidates who qualify should submit application including copies of relevant academic certificates, testimonials, telephone and Email contacts.

Applicants should also complete a UN Personal History Form (P.11) available in the UN Website, www.unon.org/docs/P11.doc

Applications should be sent to:

The Human Resources Officer
United Nations High Commissioner
For Refugees (UNHCR)
P.O. Box 43801, 00100
Nairobi, Kenya.

By email to: Kennahr@unhcr.org

Important: Only those candidates who are short listed for interviews will be contacted.

Late applications will not be considered.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Closing date: 12 January 2012

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics vacancies

 Below are job vacancies that you can apply at the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics.
 
The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act (2006).

It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical information and its custody.

It also oversees the coordination, supervision and development of programmes within the National Statistical System.

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following positions:-

Job Title: Statistician/ (STAT)
KNBS: Level 6
Ref: KNBS/ STAT/7/2011
No. of Posts: 12

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Manager in the relevant Division of a Directorate, this is the entry grade for the Statistician cadre. An officer at this level will be responsible for a specific sector, location, service or area of activity.

Key Responsibilities

Headquarters
  • Responsible for a specific economic sector or an area of statistical activity;
  • Drawing up survey questionnaires and setting up control procedures for receiving returns and taking the necessary action;
  • Collection, collation, computerization and analysis of data;
  • Writing and submitting reports on specific assignments;
  • Any other assignments given by the senior manager in the relevant directorate
Field Operations
  • Deputize the County Statistical Officer;
  • Coordinate collection, collation, compilation, analysis, and dissemination of population or social related Statistics;
  • Coordinate, design and undertake county specific or national Population or/and Social related household and establishment based sample surveys;
  • Monitor the quality of the population and social statistics data;
  • Prepare periodic KNBS publications;
  • Ensure that the activities of the Directorate are documented by preparing monthly, quarterly and annual reports;
  • Update the national and county Bureau statistical frame, population and social statistics database;
  • Respond to requests from population and Social data users;
  • Provide technical support to the county or relevant ministerial headquarters on statistical issues;
  • Any other assignments given by the County Statistical Officer
Minimum Requirements
  • An Upper Second Class Honours degree in Statistics with appropriate specialization from a recognized university/institution; or
  • An Upper Second Class Honours degree in Economics, or Economics and Mathematics, or Economics and Statistics from a recognized university/institution; or
  • An Upper Second Class Honours degree in any of the subjects enumerated at (I & II) above with a bias towards Computer Science, Operations Research, Survey Techniques and demographic Techniques and Demographic Techniques from a recognized university/institution.
  • Be computer literate
  • Be aged 30 years or below
Job Title: Payroll Accountant
KNBS: Level 5
Ref: KNBS/ P Acct/8/2011
No. of Posts: 1

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Chief Accountant, the Officer will be expected to administer the payroll and to prepare salary statements of all employees.

Key Responsibilities
  • Be responsible for maintaining computerized payroll related accounts;
  • Calculate net salaries after taking into consideration deductions and exemptions and ensuring timely remittances of statutory deductions;
  • Verify statements of earnings for employees, indicating gross and net salaries and deductions such as taxes, and insurance and pension plans;
  • Verify and process forms and documentation for administration of benefits such as pension plans, leave, share savings, employment and medical insurance;
  • Reconciliation of accounts and accuracy of accounts
  • Be a link between the accounts and the payroll section
  • Ensure maintenance of records relating to monthly payroll details
  • Any other assignments given by the Chief Accountant
Minimum Requirement
  • Have a first degree in Commerce or related field from a recognized University;
  • Be a holder of CPA III or its equivalent
  • 5 years financial accounting experience;
  • Be familiar with workings of computerized financial systems;
  • Be familiar with Government Financial systems;
  • Knowledge of payroll accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Have an eye for detail.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Programmes (ERP) will be an added advantage..
  • Have a high level of integrity
  • Be of age 35 years or below
Job Title: Payroll Officer
KNBS: Level 5
Ref: KNBS/ P Off /9/2011
No. of Posts: 2

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Manager Human Resource Development, the Officer will be expected to assist in the payroll administration and to prepare salary statements of all employees.

Key Responsibilities
  • To collect, verify and process payroll information and determine pay and benefit entitlements for employees
  • Prepare statements of earnings for employees, indicating gross and net salaries and deductions such as taxes, and insurance and pension plans
  • Complete and process forms and documentation for administration of benefits such as pension plans, leave, share savings, employment and medical insurance
  • Provide information to employees on payroll matters, benefit plans
  • Compile statistical reports, statements, and summaries related to pay and benefits accounts ;
  • Any other assignments given by the Manager Human Resource Development
Minimum Requirements
  • Have a first degree in Commerce, Human Resource or related field from a recognized University;
  • Have a Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • 5 years experience in payroll management;
  • Be familiar with workings of computerized Human Resource systems;
  • Be familiar with Government Financial systems;
  • Be of age 35 years or below.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Programme (ERP) will be an added advantage.
Applicants should submit Application letters accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, full names and contacts of three (3) referees, daytime contacts, and copies of academic and professional certificates, transcripts’ testimonials and National ID/Passport.

The reference number for the post applied should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:-

The Director General
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
P. O. Box 30266 – 00100
Herufi House, 1st Floor, Room 102
Nairobi

Applications must be received not later than 13th January 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Computer systems maintanance officers required


Meru Farmers Sacco is looking to fill the following vacancies.

Systems Maintenance Officers

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:-
  1. Installing and configuring computer hardware operating systems and applications;
  2. Replacing parts as required;


  3. Following diagrams and written instructions to repair a fault or set up a system;
  4. Testing and evaluating new technology;
  5. Conducting electrical safety checks on computer equipment.
  6. Prepare schedule and make follow-up on preventive maintenance of ICT equipments.
  7. Configuration and set-up of all new server systems required internally for the company’s activities.
  8. Administration of email servers for company-wide email.
  9. Any other duties assigned to him by the manager.
Qualification and Experience

The candidate must possess the following qualification and experience.
  1. Degree in Computer science.
  2. Diploma in Computer science, MCSE and Knowledge in Navision Software.
  3. A team player
  4. Able to meet deadlines and has good interpersonal skills
  5. Creative and innovative
  6. 2 years working experience in a busy IT environment
  7. Age 25 to 35 years
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications accompanied by detailed CV’s to:

The General Manager
Meru Farmers Sacco Society Ltd
P.O. Box 1479-60200, Meru.

E-mail: banking@mcfcu.co.ke

Applications should reach us on or before 10th January 2012.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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