Coffee Farm manager - Airseal Africa Ltd - Kiambu - Central

Successful candidate will be at least 40 yrs or older with at least 6 years experience as a horticultural farm manager. Will report directly to the managing director. Must be able to work independently as well as with a team. Must be willing to be out in the field when needed. Must be computer literate. Must be creative and innovative in problem-solving. Must be attentive to detail. Ideal candidate will be as comfortable in the office as in the field. Free housing and utilities (electricity and water) set in scenic and rustic surroundings.

Date:        8 July 2014
City/Town:    Kiambu
Location:    Central
Wage/Salary:        will depend on qualifications
Start:        asap
Duration:        permanent
Type:    Full Time
How to apply:    e-mail
Company:        Airseal Africa Ltd
Contact:        Rose Karugu
Phone:       
Fax:       
Email:     rgkarugu@yahoo.com

Driver to Managing Director - Career Options Limited - Nairobi

On behalf of our client, a leading FMCG, we are looking for a personal driver to the Managing Director.

Job Description
Personal driver to Managing Director
To clean and carry out basic regular car maintenance
Able to handle multi-task
Job Requirement
Must possess valid driving license
Min one year working experience as personal driver
Familiar with the routes in Nairobi
Able to work long hours and have flexible hours
Presentable and tidy appearance
Good communications skills
Please send your CV in word or PDF format. The position applied should be the subject of your email.

Date:        12 June 2014
City/Town:    Nairobi
Location:    Nairobi Area
Wage/Salary:        35,000
Start:        Asap
Duration:        permanent
Type:    Full Time
How to apply:    Email
Company:        Career Options Limited
Contact:        Jane/Mary
Phone:        0789719088
Fax:       
Email:     recruit@careeroptionsafrica.com

Export Clerk - Carzan Flowers (K) Ltd - Nairobi Area

Handling documentation and logistics of flower export from JKIA. Computer knowledge in Office, E mails a must and good head for figures.

Date:        9 June 2014
City/Town:    Nairobi
Location:    Nairobi Area
Wage/Salary:        16000-17000 + housing allowance
Start:        immeduate
Duration:        permanent
Type:    Full Time
How to apply:    cxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxx.xxx
Company:        Carzan Flowers (K) Ltd
Contact:        Carol Manji
Phone:       
Fax:       
Email:     carol@carzankenya.com

Delivery Riders - Customer Service - Hoggers Limited - Nairobi Area

• Pack company products and deliver to customer’s premises
• Collect cash and coupons from customers and receive signature with necessary verification of ID from credit card account
• Promote company products, distribute door hangers and promotional materials
• Document and keep record of information on pick-ups and deliveries, automobile mileage, fuel costs and any problems encountered.
• Collect payment of delivered company products.
• Prepare a number of products, bring together pizza boxes, carry out closing tasks to company standards

Date:        1 July 2014
City/Town:    Nairobi
Location:    Nairobi Area
Wage/Salary:        N/A
Start:        Immediately
Duration:        Permanent
Type:    Full Time
How to apply:    Email
Company:        Hoggers Limited
Contact:        Human Resource Manager
Phone:       
Fax:       
Email:     hr@steers.co.ke

NGO Job Vacancies in Kenya - KCS

The Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops

General Secretariat

Introduction: The KCCB – General Secretariat is the National Administrative, facilitative and Coordinative arm through which the KCCB implements and co-ordinates various Pastoral programs at the National level and undertakes all those responsibilities which express the mission of the Catholic Church in Kenya.

It is seeking an outstanding and results oriented individuals to fill the following key positions.

Administrative Secretary

Duties and Responsibilities

    Performs secretarial duties, data entry, receives and screens office calls and correspondence, responds to routine telephone inquiries; forwards calls to appropriate party
    Draft letters for the Head of department review to facilitate communication
    Facilitate circulation of minutes and ensure execution of action plans/recommendations
    Make all logistical arrangements for department staff
    Accurately maintains a variety of logs and files.
    Monitors departmental materials and supplies and orders as needed
    Maintain the office registry
    Receive and direct all visitors to the office
    Prepare requisite documents for the Meetings and Workshops
    Sort out mail and ensure dispatch to the proper destinations
    Manage the office diary
    Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
    Advanced Secretarial studies
    Degree in Business Administration or equivalent
    Basic Accounting knowledge
    Competence in Computer and related programmes
    Minimum of 5 years professional experience

Personal Qualities
    Able to work under minimum supervision
    Has good interpersonal and communication skills including Coordination
    Excellent written and oral communications skills in English
    A good knowledge of social teachings of the Church, and Ethical principles

Property Manager

Purpose of the Post: To the position exists to oversee KCCB property management.

It will provide strategic property management and property development for KCCB enhance their management as well creating and maintaining accurate financial records of all KCCB properties.

Reporting Line: Reporting to the Finance Administrator.

Duties
    Preparing and maintaining the books and records of properties ;
    Accounting for investments in real property and record of investment acquisitions of real property;
    Assist in reviewing annual property reconciliation ;
    Accounting for property taxes and filing of tax returns;
    Preparation for annual audit of property accounts and follow-up of management reports;
    Preparation of monthly statements to tenants and follow-up on collections updates ;
    Produce monthly tenant rent billing, account statements, monthly management accounts and monthly properties status reports;
    Reconcile cash, prepaid rent, security deposits, and amortization/depreciation schedules ;
    General management of properties, including general maintenance;
    Work closely with property managers on budget preparation and expense tracking;
    Work closely with property managers to complete financial reports in a time frame specified by the management agreement;
    Prepare budget for property management

Qualifications
    B.S.C in land Economics.
    At least four years’ experience in property administration, coupled with at least three years accounting experience.
    C.P.A Finalist or equivalent.
    Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate and interact at all levels of the organization.
    Proven problem solver with the ability to work in a diverse team environment.
    Flexible, professional with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities with changing priorities.
    Excellent MS Excel and MS Word skills

Performance Indicators: Extent of carrying out duties above.

Personal Traits: Must have a very clear idea of the Catholic Social Teachings.

Internal Auditor

Purpose of the Post: To evaluates all KCCB internal controls, processes, policies and mechanisms to ensure that they are adequate, effective and in compliance with regulatory principles, industry standards and corporate guidelines.

The holder of this position is expected to effectively manage the Kenya Conference Of Catholic Bishop’s Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance function to all areas of operations, in a manner that will accomplish the expected objectives

Reporting Line: Reporting to the General Secretary.

Duties
    Determine the adequacy and effectiveness of the systems of internal accounting and operating controls, governance and risk management processes within the Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops.
    Review the reliability and integrity of financial information and the means used to identify, measure, classify and report such information
    Review the means of safeguarding assets and, as appropriate, verify the existence of such assets
    Assist in the implementation of recommendations from external audit and Keeps the Finance Commission and General Secretary informed of the results of the audit and risk associated with Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops’ activities and services.
    Evaluate any plans or actions taken to correct reported conditions for satisfactory disposition of audit findings
    Establish quarterly audit plan and audit programs.
    Follow-up on audit findings for the organization and Institutions for implementation of recommendations and make sure that adequate corrective action is taken and that it is effective.
    Takes responsibility for coordinating external audit processes to completion.
    Advises Senior Management on new developments that affect control and provides solution in a proactive manner
    Perform other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, Participate in the systems to determine whether
    Adequate controls are incorporated in the systems;
    Thorough system testing is performed at appropriate stages;
    System documentation is complete and accurate

Qualifications
    MBA degree and  Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting/Finance or a business related degree;
    Must be a Chartered Internal Auditor
    CPA Finalist, ACCA or equivalent. CIA, CISA qualification and/or membership to a professional body will be an added advantage.
    Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
    Must demonstrate high level of initiative, honesty, dynamic strategic thinking and Collaborative approach to governance.
    At least three years’ experience in auditing in a busy organization.
    A person of attested integrity.
    Computer literacy in Pastel Software, Word, Excel, Power Point.

Performance Indicators: Extent of carrying out duties listed above.

Personal Traits: Must be a committed Catholic, with good recommendation from own parish priest

Applications should be addressed to:-
General Secretary
Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops –General Secretariat
P.O Box 13475-00800
Nairobi.

hr@catholicchurch.or.ke

Applications must reach us on or before 15th July 2014

Government Jobs in Kenya - Office of the Auditor General

The Office of the Auditor General draws its mandate from the Constitution of Kenya.

Article 229 of the constitution establishes the Office of the Auditor General which is mandated to audit Accounts of all National and County Governments, among other Public Entities.

Pursuant to Article 252 (1) (c) of the Constitution, the Office seeks to recruit qualified and competent staff to fill the following position:-

Director of Finance
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Duties and Responsibilities
Director of Finance will be responsible for:-

    Preparation of timely management and annual financial reports, expenditure, reviewing, forecasts and monitoring budget.
    Prioritization of projects and activities for the purpose of financial reporting/allocations in the budget
    Assessing compliance and facilitate dissemination to staff of all Financial and Accounting policies, rules, laws, regulations and standards .
    Responsible for efficient and effective organization, co-ordination, control and supervision of all financial functions in the office.
    Processing of the annual budget for the Office of the Auditor General.
    Responsible for staff development and discipline in respect of all officers falling under the division.
Requirement for appointment

To be appointed as a Director of Finance, one must have:-
    A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting/Economics or related discipline from a recognized University.
    Be a CPA (K) holder or equivalent
    An MBA in relevant field will be an added advantage
    At least 15 years’ experience in Finance, five (5) of which must be at a senior management level in a reputable and similar organization
    Be proficient in computer applications with strong emphasis on data and financial management software.
    Have demonstrated professional competence in public financial management
    Must be a member of a relevant professional body

Director of Information Communication and Technology
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Duties and Responsibilities
Director of Information Communication and Technology will be responsible for:-

    Develop and implement corporate ICT strategy, supporting policies and defining standards associated with information management;
    Develop and manage the ICT budgets in line with the organization’s overall objectives;
    Ensure effective security of information in ICT Systems in the Office;
    Ensure Disaster Recovery System is fully operational at all times for business continuity;
    Oversee the development and implementation of the Office ICT systems strategy and infrastructure;
    Ensure optimal use of both LAN and WAN;
    Assist in corporate strategy development and implementation, particularly the application of ICT to the management of audit assignments and the audit processes.
    Overseeing the provision of technical support for all hardware or software problems while ensuring a high degree of customer service;
    Oversee the development and implementation of training programs to ensure that all users of computer hardware and software receive the relevant training and advice; and
    Coach, mentor and develop the ICT team and ensuring excellent performance and effective succession planning in the Department.

Requirements for Appointment
    Must possess a Masters’ Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or any other relevant field.
    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or any other related/relevant field.
    Must possess a relevant ICT professional certification such as CCNP, MCSE, CISA, CISM, CISSP, Prince 2.
    At least 10 years relevant experience five (5) of which should have been as a Senior ICT personnel in a busy environment.
    Proven intellectual leadership in managing people, operations and financial resources.
    Proven ability to think strategically and design long term plans.
    Proven ability and experience in ICT project implementation and management.
    Strong organization and coordination skills
    Superior Communication skills both written and Oral.
    Well-developed analytical skills.

Director of Audit
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Duties and Responsibilities
Director of Audit will be responsible for-:

    Auditing of Accounts of various National Government Sectors and County Governments including Public Entities within those Sectors or Counties.
    May be deployed to head Performance Audit, Forensic Audit, Clients IT Systems Audit or assigned any other duty or responsibility the Office may deem appropriate.
    Oversee the development of Annual Audit Plans and assist audit staff in the planning, organizing, directing and monitoring Audit operations.
    Responsible for efficient and effective organization, co-ordination, control and supervision of all audit or administrative functions in the Sector/County.
    Responsible for staff development and discipline in respect of all officers falling under the Division.

Requirements for Appointment
To be appointed as a Director of Audit, one must have:-
    A Business related Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University.
    Master’s Degree in Business Administration or related field
    A qualified accountant and a registered member of a relevant professional body such as IIA, ICPAK, ICFE.
    At least 15 years’ experience in Audit, five (5) of which must be at a Senior management level in a sizeable in a similar organization
    Shown outstanding competence in managing the audit function or other responsibilities at a senior level, matched with broad experience and knowledge of public sector financial management, policies and goals.
    Demonstrated a high degree of administrative capability required for the responsibilities at the level of Director of Audit.
    Demonstrate proficiency in Information Technology
    Additional relevant expertise (e.g. Forensic, Performance Audit, Value for Money and IT systems Audit) will be an added advantage.

How to Apply
Applications together with a detailed resume, scanned copies of the applicants’ professional and academic Certificates, other testimonials and National Identification card should be submitted.

The application must have the daytime telephone contacts, names and addresses of three referees from the applicant’s previous employers.

Hard copies will not be accepted.

The application should be submitted to the e mail address shown against each of the vacancies on or before 23rd July 2014 addressed to:

Auditor -General
Office of the Auditor General
P. O. Box 30084-00100
Nairobi, Kenya.

eMail: directoraudit2014@oagkenya.go.ke

The Office of the Auditor-General is an equal opportunities employer and seeks to have diversity in workforce in line with the Constitution.

Only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing of any form will lead to automatic disqualification

Jobs at Pan Africa Life Ltd, Kenya

Pan Africa Life is a leading Life insurer in Kenya.We take pride in a 68 years heritage of success, innovation and continuous growth.

We have a passion for our people and we care for the community.

Pan Africa Life wishes to recruit a results oriented individual with vision and creativity to fill the following position:

General Manager – Individual Life
S/he will head our individual life sales division and will report to the Chief Executive as well as make regular presentations to the board.

S/he will lead a distribution network of 900 agents, 15 branch managers and 3 senior managers.

Key Result Areas

    Develop, implement and review sales strategic plan
    Achieve sales revenue budget
    Grow and defend market share position
    Direct, guide, manage and offer support to the sales force
    Develop, nurture and grow sales management
    Manage quality of business, persistency, productivity and overall sales performance
    Recruit , retain and motivate high caliber sales teams
    Manage sales costs and branch administration
    Lead teams in market research and product development
    Attend to all other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Executive

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
    University degree; MBA will be an added advantage
    Recognized professional qualification preferably in Sales & Marketing
    Over ten years successful sales management in the financial sector
    Demonstrable track record of performance in sales

Business Development Manager – Corporate Business
S/he will grow the pensions business, increase the revenues, meet the contribution targets, and achieve the set business diversification benchmarks of the business through brokers, intermediaries and referrals.

S/he will be responsible for the administration of the business to ensure compliance with the law as well as the regulations.

Key Result Areas

    Develop, implement and review sales plan to achieve set business targets
    Manage member relations, education, communication and scheme documentation
    Provide trust secretarial and advisory services
    Reporting to Trustees and Management Committee on a regular basis.
    Monitor service providers compliance and performance
    Manage compliance and liaison with Regulators – KRA and RBA
    Attend to all other duties as may be assigned by management

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
    University degree
    Recognized professional qualification in Insurance
    Demonstrable technical capability in Pensions Administration
    Minimum of five years experience in managing and marketing of pensions business
    5 years experience

How to Apply
Send your application to reach us by 18th July 2014 quoting the title of the position you are applying for.

In addition, please attach a resume that contains details of your qualifications, experience and present position. Include your telephone numbers, email address and names and addresses of three referees.

Only applications received by email will be processed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

eMail: hrvacancies@pan-africa.com

Pan Africa Life is an equal opportunity employer.

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