Saturday, June 14, 2014

100 Jobs in Namibia through the Government of Kenya - Nursing Jobs In Namibia For Kenyans

Ministry of Health

Vacancies in the Ministry of Health and Social Service of the Government of Namibia
The Ministry of Health and Social services of the Government of Namibia and the Ministry of Health of the Government of Kenya entered into memorandum of understanding on 1st April, 2009 on Technical Co-operation in Health.

In view of the continued Technical co-operation between the two Governments, the Ministry of Health on behalf of the Government of Namibia intends to recruit one hundred (100) qualified nurses for a period of two (2) years as per the memorandum of understanding signed between the two Governments.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the following positions:

1. Theatre Scrub Nurses
Twenty (20) Posts

For appointment to this position a candidate must;

  • Be in possession of a diploma in Kenya Registered Nurse / Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse from a recognized institution;
  • Have a higher diploma in peri-operative Nursing from a recognized Institution;
  • Have three (3) years experience as Theatre Scrub Nurse;
  • Be registered and licensed to practice as Kenya Registered Nurse by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Be less than 56 years old;
  •  Have a Certificate in good conduct; and
  • Be fluent in English which is official language in Namibia

2. Midwifery Nurses
80 Posts

For appointment to this position a candidate must:
  • Be in possession of a diploma in Kenya Registered Nurse/Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse from a recognized institution;
  • Be in possession of a higher Diploma in Mid-wifely from a recognized Institution;
  • Be registered and licensed to practice as Kenya Registered Nurse by the Nursing Council of Kenya;
  • Have three (3) years experience as a midwife;
  • Be less than 56 years of age;
  • Have a certificate of a good conduct; and
  • Be proficient in English which is the official language of Namibia

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit a duly filled PSC 2 forms to the Ministry of Health, Afya House Room 304 on 3rd floor or apply using the following address:

The Principal Secretary
Ministry of Health
P.O Box 30016-00100
Nairobi

So as to reach him on or before 30th June 2014

Please attach a copy of your ID card and indicate your home County in the application form.


PSC 2 forms can be downloaded from the following website: www.publicservice.go.ke (download forms)

Stores Clerk, Clerk Assistants and Procurement Jobs in Kenya - Kwale County Jobs

Republic of Kenya

County Assembly of Kwale

County Assembly Service Board

Procurement Officer III
CASB Grade 7

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Clerk of the Assembly, the jobholder will be responsible for the following;
  • Planning and co-ordination of supplies management services;
  • Enforcement of Government procurement regulations, systems and procedures;
  • Preparation of supplies estimates of expenditure and control of Vote;
  • Initiation of policy, review and updating of existing regulations, supplies management instructions, inspection, training and development of the supplies personnel.
  • Receiving and taking charge of procured goods
  • Preparation, preservation and maintenance of stores’ records
  • Issue of stores Security and safe custody of stores viii. Supervision of stores staff
  • Rationing of stores
  • Making recommendations for disposal of unserviceable stores

Requirement for Appointment

For appointment to this position a candidate must have;
  • A minimum of a Diploma in Procurement/Supplies Management
  • A bachelors degree in any relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in procurement management
  • A candidate must have satisfactorily served in a related position for a minimum period of three (3) years.
  • Must be registered with the relevant professional body in Kenya

Stores Clerk
CASB Grade 6

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Procurement Officer, the jobholder will be responsible for;
  • Receiving, unpacking, and storing goods or supplies.
  • Issuing supplies from a storeroom on approved requisitions for Assembly use.
  • Assembling, packing, and transporting items/or materials.
  • Participating in maintaining inventory of physical stock.
  • Maintaining simple receiving & requisition records.
  • Performing any other related work as assigned by the Procurement Officer.

Requirement for Appointment:

For appointment to this position a candidate must have;
  • A minimum of a Certificate relevant to stores department;
  • A Diploma in any relevant field will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in Store keeping.
  • Satisfactorily served in a related position for a minimum period of three (3) years.

Clerk Assistant III
6 Posts
CASB Grade 6

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Clerk, the officer will be responsible for:
  • Advising the Chairpersons and members of committees on committee procedures and rules.
  • Ensuring committees are properly facilitated to carry out their meetings and mandates;
  • Ensuring that resolutions of Committees are properly recorded and communicated to the Clerk’s office for further action; and
  • Carrying out any other responsibilities within the Legislative and Committee Services as may be assigned by the Clerk.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this position a candidate must:
  • Be in possession of a minimum of a Diploma in Law, Administration, Secretarial studies or any other relevant discipline from a credible institution;
  • Holders of Certified Public Secretaries (K) qualifications will have an added advantage;
  • Be proficient in the use of computers;
  • Have reasonable command of both English and Swahili.

Terms of service: Permanent

Candidates interested in the above position must have the following clearances:
  1. A Certificate of Good Conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
  2. A Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  3. A tax compliance certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  4. A Certificate from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

How to Apply: Applicants applying for the above positions must attach their Curriculum Vitae, Copies of relevant academic and professional certificates and a copy of their Identity card and send to;

The Clerk,
Kwale County Assembly,
P.O Box 231-80403,
Kwale.

Please clearly state the position you are applying for on the envelope, i.e. “APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF PROCUREMENT OFFICER III -CASB GRADE 7”

The applications must reach the County Assembly not later than 27th June 2014 at 5pm.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

NB: The County Assembly Service Board is an Equal opportunity & a Non-discriminatory employer, values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce.


Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

Management Trainees Jobs in Kenya

An organisation with service delivery points spread across the country, is seeking to enhance capacity of its human resource, to achieve it’s obligations of service delivery to all Kenyans.

The organisation seeks to recruit experienced and energetic Kenyans to serve in a highly challenging environment with targets and deadlines in its field of operations.

1. Officers - Field Operations

Key Responsibilities
  • Visiting clients premises to ensure adherence with the relevant laws
  • Required Qualifications
  • A Bachelors Degree in Business Administration/ Social Sciences or its equivalent from a recognised institution
  • A Postgraduate Diploma/Diploma in Management or its equivalent will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of three (3) years in a similar organisation

Competencies
  • Attentive to details and well developed problem solving skills
  • Proactive with the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

2. Management Trainees

The trainees will join a diverse team of professionals in delivering high quality service to customers.

Initially, successful candidates will undergo a six (6) months intensive training in all departments in the organisation.

This involves inter-departmental rotation in order to develop familiarity with the organisation and its functions.

At the end of this period, the Trainees will be evaluated for permanent employment within the organisation.

Required Qualifications
  • Have attained a first degree from a recognized university
  • Must be aged 28 years or below
  • General IT Skills with good working knowledge of MS Office Suite and ability to use the internet will be an added advantage

Competencies
  • Intellectually curious and a self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player and leadership qualities

If you consider yourself qualified for the post, forward your handwritten application, copies of academic, professional/testimonial and detailed Curriculum Vitae with day time telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates to reach the Advertiser by 24 June 2014.

Please indicate clearly on the envelope the position you are applying for.

DN.A/ 1676
P. Box 49010 - 00100

GPO Nairobi

NGO Jobs in Kenya – MEEMA

Meema Back Ground

Mutonguni Ecosystem Management Alliance was started in 2007 by a womens group called MEEMA Self Help Group. It brought together various players with a common interest of improving the management of Mutonguni hills ecosystem.

The aim was to:
(a) Provide adequate sources and supply of water for domestic and productive uses;
(b) restore health of Mutonguni hills ecosystem through rehabilitation;
(c) enhance local incomes of through additional/alternative sources of income; and
(d) strengthen the capacity of community for project management and ecosystem restoration.
Most of these objectives were accomplished through support of CDTF that further supported the initiative of establishing a multi-purpose agro processing/value addition facility for horticultural crops.

The processing unit targeted the processing of fruits, vegetables and honey.

Multi-Fruit Processing Unit

MEEMA established a multi- fruit processing unit in Mutonguni that requires the following:

Production Supervisor

Professional and Academic Qualifications

The supervisor should have the following qualifications:
  • A degree/  diploma  in  food science and technology
  • A minimum of two years experience in juice/processing.
  • Should be fast learner with skills in leadership,
  • Training in business management will be an added advantage.          

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reporting directly to the chairperson through project manager, the duties and responsibilities of the appointment will include and not limited to the following:-
  •  
  • Duties and responsibilities shall include but not limited to:
  • Recruiting of factory staff, and casuals in liaison/consultation with project manager, BOD and PIC based on identified and mutually agreed gaps.
  • Preparation of work plans to ensure that factory staff and casuals are effectively utilized.
  • Formulate and instill standards within the working environment, so as to ensure adherence to ‘good manufacturing practices’ – GMP.
  • Laying down of policies and strategies in liaison with project manager,BOD and PIC to ensure continued training and appraisal of both staff and casuals, so as to be at par with employees in other companies; such as organizing capacity building workshops with other players, including Kenya Bureau of standards(KEBS)& the Department of Public Health.
  • Give technical advisory services to the BOD/PIC and help streamline technological challenges’ so as to ensure improved and sustained product quality, & long term minimization of production costs and ensuring product conformity.
  • Ensure accurate documentation of all production processes for subsequent audit of quality and any product recall measures.
  • Ensure consistence of products quality by timely analysis of key product ‘quality indices’ & subsequent rectification where appropriate;
  • Preparation of daily, weekly & monthly inventory of physical stock and overseeing of requisitions.
  • Put in place mechanisms to minimize on the cost of production, so as to ensure that the plant is self sustainable within the shortest time possible.
  • Formulating and laying down of strategies aimed at creating a customer base, sustaining and expanding it, to ensure a continuous flow of company goods into the market.
  • Customer care, public relations and complaint management.
  • Put in place measures to ensure a smooth cash-flow, on the basis of which the viability of the plant can be gauged.
  • To oversee the setting up of a proper book-keeping mechanism within the factory, so as to allow proper audit of various vote-heads; for the purpose of timely optimization of process activities.
  • Developing best waste management systems both liquid and solid in line with EMCA , food and water based processing regulations to address bad smells/odor and associated contamination
  • Developing and documenting HACCP- Hazard analysis critical control points modules to systematically identify and monitor the points-QMS-Quality management systems
  • Setting marketing targets, modules and strategies

Project Assistant Accountant

The project requires a project accounts assistant   to assist in the implementation of the   project.

Professional and Academic Qualifications

The preferred candidate   should have the following qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s  degree in  of commerce, economics, business administration or any other related course (Finance and accounting option) or with equivalent of CPA 2 and above
  • A minimum of two years experience in accounting world
  • Experience in working   with projects will be an added   advantage .           

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the chairperson through project manager, the duties and responsibilities of the appointment will include and not limited to the following:-
  • Preparation of cheque and cash payment vouchers, taking them for authority to pay and issuing out cheques.
  • Procurement of standard items and consumables for the project office
  • Handling all project daily cash transactions and keeping petty cash float.
  • Maintenance of stores ledger
  • Maintenance of capital (asset) items inventory
  • Responsible for the processing of payroll for the project
  • Preparation of financial reports
  • Handling the payments of statutory and other payroll deductions and filing annual returns to the relevant government bodies
  • Doing banking duties and collecting funds for project activities.
  • Assist in the handling all Insurance matters as relates to project assets
  • Support project manager in management of community project

Production Technician

Professional and Academic Qualifications

The position requires the following:
  • A degree/ diploma in food science production/plant or civil engineering or any other related course (Plant repair and matainance) or with equivalent of course,
  • Minimum of two years experience in juice/water processing company.
  • Should be fast learner with skills in leadership,
  • Training in business management will be an added advantage.          

Reporting directly to the chairperson through project manager, the duties and responsibilities of the appointment will include and not limited to the following:-

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities shall include but not limited to:
  • Operating juice & water processing machines, including: the fruit pulpier, the pasteurizing machine, motor pumps, the mixing tank, the water softener, together with the filter systems, the UV water sterilizing machine; plus any other machine that may be purchased towards the improvement of the factory operating systems.
  • Adhere to set procedures & requirements of machines as per the manufacturer’s manuals, as well as factory in-house operating standards.
  • Ensure high degree of hygiene and cleanliness in all products’-contact surfaces within the machines to avoid product contamination during processing.
  • Regular checking of product and storage facilities, such as the freezers & water tanks, to remove product spillages and sediments within water tanks.
  • Prepare a repeatable, operating procedure for the each machine to ensure product-quality compliance.
  • Advise  the  management  on  servicing  of machines
  • Oversee the periodical calibration of all weighing machines in liaison with the management, and the relevant bodies such as KEBS & the Kenya Scale (Avery Co. Ltd


NB: please submit your application (CV and cover letter) in hard copy to Project Office - Musengo Market Kitui West District (Mutonguni) or email:joshma20@yahoo.com or meemaproject@yahoo.combefore 30th June 2014.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP 2014/2015

Kenyatta University

Scholarships for 2014 / 2015

Kenyatta University announces 100 new scholarships for needy and talented students for the academic year starting September 2014/2015.

This is in line with the KU mission of enhancing access to higher education. A further 20 scholarships are available for Masters Students.

A: OVS Scholarships

Kenyatta University is offering Ninety (90) Scholarships for Orphans and Vulnerable Students (OVS) from Kenya seeking to pursue undergraduate degrees at KU. The scholarships will cover the full tuition cost beginning the academic year 2014/2015 for OVS who are admitted to KU programmes.

Partial OVS scholarships are also available for continuing students pursuing various degrees at KU.

B: Sports Scholarships

There are Five (5) Scholarships for exceptionally talented sportsmen and women to study Bachelor degrees in Recreation Science and Sports Management, and Exercise and Sports Science.

C: Scholarship for Performing Arts

There are Five (5) Scholarships for exceptionally talented students in Music, Fine Art and Theatre Arts.

Scholarship Requirements

Minimum C+ Mean grade in 2012 or 2013 KCSE

Interested applicants are advised to seek admission from KU.

Applicants must also provide evidence of being needy and/or talented for the indicated degrees.

Special consideration will be given to students who are vulnerable including orphans, students from marginalized and geographical disadvantaged areas.

The scholarships are awarded as a grant from Kenyatta University in collaboration with Higher Education Loans Board (HELB). HELB will offer a loan for part of the tuition fee which will be repaid subject to recovery conditions upon completion of your degree.

Note: Application Procedure

All interested applicants must submit the following to KU Financial Aid Office by June 27th 2014: Filled application form, copy of admission letter to KU, certified copies of relevant certificates / transcripts and, reference letter and copy of Kenyan National ID.

Applicants for these scholarships should visit the KU website at  www.ku.ac.ke to download the application form or visit the Financial Aid Office on Malagasy Crescent, office No. 16

Further information on KU, Financial Aid requirements can be obtained from:

Director, Financial Aid Office
Tel. +254-0725847914
or +254-20-871 0901 ext 4535

Those who do not hear from us by July 8th 2014 should consider their application unsuccessful. Students who have benefited from other funding sources are not eligible for the scholarships.

D: Post Graduate Scholarships

There are twenty (20) postgraduate scholarships to cover tuition for the Masters programme.

These scholarships will be awarded to graduate student admitted in September 2014/2015 academic year and will be based on proven high academic performance.


Note: The application is made through the Dean, Graduate School.

KIRINYAGA COUNTY JOBS

Personal Secretaries Jobs in Kenya

Kirinyaga County Government

Kirinyaga County Public Service Board
The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions pursuant to the constitution of Kenya article 176 and the County Government Act No.17 of 2012.


Personal Secretary
Ref: CPSB 10/06/2014
Job Group - K
9 Posts

The role will be responsible to respective executive by providing personal administrative support through conducting and organizing administrative duties and activities including receiving and handling information

Roles and Responsibilities

The Personal Secretaries will have the following duties and responsibilities:
·                     Prepare and manage correspondences, reports and documents
·                     Organize and coordinate meetings, conferences, travel arrangements
·                     Set up and maintain filing systems
·                     Recording of proceedings and minutes,
·                     Typing from drafts and manuscripts, 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;
·                     Undertaking any other secretarial duties that may be assigned.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a person must have:-
·                     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 KNECK or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution. OR

The following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council:
·                     Shorthand III (minimum 110 w.p.m.)
·                     Typewriting Ill (50 w.p.m)/Computerized Document Processing Ill
·                     Business English III/Communications II
·                     Commerce II
·                     Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III; and
·                     Secretarial Duties II;

Applicants should also have:
·                     Knowledge and experience of relevant software applications - spreadsheets, word processing, and database management
·                     Proven experience in information and communication management
·                     Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
·                     Relevant work experience of not less than five years
·                     Work experience in the public sector will be an added advantage
·                     Important information to all candidates
·                     Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Terms of service contract or permanent
1.           Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce their National Identity Cards, Academic and Professional Certificates and Testimonials.
2.           All interested candidates should satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution including the following clearances:
3.           Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
4.           Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
5.           A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
6.           A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
7.           Certificate of clearance from any of the Credit References Bureaus (CRB)


All applications should reach the Secretary on or before 20th June, 2014 at 5.00pm.

Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer.

Persons with disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

Canvasing will lead to disqualification.

How to Apply:

All written applications, CVs, copies of certificates, testimonials and identity card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:

The Secretary,
Kirinyaga County Public Service Board,
Office of the Governor,
P.O. Box 260-10304,
Kutus.


Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the Kirinyaga County Public Service Board offices, Kirinyaga County Government Head Quarters, Kutus.

Personal Secretaries Jobs in Kenya

Kirinyaga County Government

Kirinyaga County Public Service Board
The Kirinyaga County Public Service Board wishes to recruit competent and qualified persons to fill the following vacant positions pursuant to the constitution of Kenya article 176 and the County Government Act No.17 of 2012.


Personal Secretary
Ref: CPSB 10/06/2014
Job Group - K
9 Posts

The role will be responsible to respective executive by providing personal administrative support through conducting and organizing administrative duties and activities including receiving and handling information

Roles and Responsibilities

The Personal Secretaries will have the following duties and responsibilities:
·                     Prepare and manage correspondences, reports and documents
·                     Organize and coordinate meetings, conferences, travel arrangements
·                     Set up and maintain filing systems
·                     Recording of proceedings and minutes,
·                     Typing from drafts and manuscripts, 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;
·                     Undertaking any other secretarial duties that may be assigned.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a person must have:-
·                     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 KNECK or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution. OR

The following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council:
·                     Shorthand III (minimum 110 w.p.m.)
·                     Typewriting Ill (50 w.p.m)/Computerized Document Processing Ill
·                     Business English III/Communications II
·                     Commerce II
·                     Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III; and
·                     Secretarial Duties II;

Applicants should also have:
·                     Knowledge and experience of relevant software applications - spreadsheets, word processing, and database management
·                     Proven experience in information and communication management
·                     Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
·                     Relevant work experience of not less than five years
·                     Work experience in the public sector will be an added advantage
·                     Important information to all candidates
·                     Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Terms of service contract or permanent
1.           Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce their National Identity Cards, Academic and Professional Certificates and Testimonials.
2.           All interested candidates should satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution including the following clearances:
3.           Certificate of good conduct from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID)
4.           Clearance certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
5.           A tax compliance certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
6.           A certificate from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
7.           Certificate of clearance from any of the Credit References Bureaus (CRB)


All applications should reach the Secretary on or before 20th June, 2014 at 5.00pm.

Kirinyaga County Government is an equal opportunity employer.

Persons with disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

Canvasing will lead to disqualification.

How to Apply:

All written applications, CVs, copies of certificates, testimonials and identity card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for and addressed to:

The Secretary,
Kirinyaga County Public Service Board,
Office of the Governor,
P.O. Box 260-10304,
Kutus.



Hand delivered applications should be dropped at the Kirinyaga County Public Service Board offices, Kirinyaga County Government Head Quarters, Kutus.