Monday, September 22, 2014

Kericho County Secretary Job in Kenya (Re-Advertisement)

Kericho County Public Service Board wishes to recruit a competent and self-driven, person to fill the following position pursuant to section 63 of the County Government Act NO. 17 of 2012.

County Secretary 
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Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Head of the County Public Service and secretary to the County Executive Committee.
  • Responsible for arranging the business and keeping the minutes of the County Executive Committee.
  • Ensure efficient management of resources.
  • Coordination of County Government Programmes.
  • Interpret, disseminate and oversee implementation of National and County Government policies.
  • Convey the decisions of the Executive Committee to appropriate persons or authorities,
  • Provide direction and guidance to public officers in the County.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the County Executive Committee.
Requirements for appointment
  • Be a Kenya citizen.
  • Be in possession of a Bachelors degree from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have not less than 10 years experience in leadership position at senior management level.
  • Possess adequate knowledge of organization and functions of Government.
  • Have thorough knowledge of the structural, legislative and regulatory framework of the public service.
  • Those who have undergone the Strategic Leadership Development Programme or equivalent courses will have an added advantage.
  • The possession of a masters degree from a University recognized in Kenya will be an added advantage.
  • Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Terms of Service: Contract
 
Remuneration: Kshs: 135,000 – 180,000 P.m
House Allowance: Kshs: 70,000/= p.m.
Commuter: Kshs 20,000/=p.m.

How to Apply:
 
Applicants should:
  • Attach clearance certificates from:-
  1. Kenya Revenue Authority
  2. Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission
  3. CID (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  4. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)( where applicable)
  • Indicate their respective Wards and Sub-Counties if they are from Kericho County.
  • Submit their applications attaching copies of National Identity Card / Passport, Curriculum Vitae, Testimonials, Academic and Professional Certificates clearly stating position applied for on top of the envelope and addressed to:
The Secretary,/CEO
County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 1376-20200
Kericho.

Or Hand delivered to: County Public Service Board Offices located next to Kericho Primary School.
 
Important:
  • All applications to reach the Secretary/CEO, County Public Service Board on or before Wednesday 1st October, 2014
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Beware of fraudsters who will claim that they can assist secure Jobs in the County Government.
  • Those who had applied earlier need to apply afresh.
  • The Board wishes to assure the Public that it has and will always conduct its business in the most transparent manner.
NB: Kericho County is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Kericho County Principal Information Officer Job in Kenya (Re-Advertisement)

Kericho County Public Service Board wishes to recruit a competent and self-driven, person to fill the following position pursuant to section 63 of the County Government Act NO. 17 of 2012.

Principal Information Officer
KCPSB-V. NO. /10/2014
J/G –”N” 
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Duties and Responsibilities:-
  • Development and distribution of press releases and other materials to the media.
  • Coordinating and organizing press teams for prompt and effective coverage of the County Government.
  • Drafting speeches and talking notes for the Governor, and
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.
Requirements for Appointment;
  • Be a Kenyan citizen
  • Be a holder of at least a Bachelor degree in any of the following disciplines: Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Corporate Communication studies, Media studies/Sciences or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a University recognized in Kenya.
  • Have knowledge, experience and a distinguished career of not less than five(5) years in Public communication; and
  • Satisfy the requirements of chapter six of the Constitution.
Terms of service: Permanent &Pensionable.
Remuneration:
Kshs: 48,190 – 65,290 p.m
House Allowance:
Kshs: 17,000/= p.m.
Commuter:
Kshs 8,000/=p.m.

How to Apply:
 
Applicants should:
  • Attach clearance certificates from:-
  1. Kenya Revenue Authority
  2. Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission
  3. CID (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  4. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)( where applicable)
  • Indicate their respective Wards and Sub-Counties if they are from Kericho County.
  • Submit their applications attaching copies of National Identity Card / Passport, Curriculum Vitae, Testimonials, Academic and Professional Certificates clearly stating position applied for on top of the envelope and addressed to:
The Secretary,/CEO
County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 1376-20200
Kericho.

Or Hand delivered to: County Public Service Board Offices located next to Kericho Primary School.
 
Important:
  • All applications to reach the Secretary/CEO, County Public Service Board on or before Wednesday 1st October, 2014
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Beware of fraudsters who will claim that they can assist secure Jobs in the County Government.
  • Those who had applied earlier need to apply afresh.
  • The Board wishes to assure the Public that it has and will always conduct its business in the most transparent manner.
NB: Kericho County is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Kericho County Information Officer Job in Kenya (Re-Advertisement)

Kericho County Public Service Board wishes to recruit a competent and self-driven, person to fill the following position pursuant to section 63 of the County Government Act NO. 17 of 2012.
Information Officer
KCPSB-V .NO /11/2014
JG -‘J’
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Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assisting in sourcing for appropriate television and radio programs to disseminate information on activities of the County.
  • Documenting the County events through video, Photography and press cuttings,
  • Preparing and placement of Radio and TV infomercials,
  • Assisting in preparation of exhibitions and trade fairs, and
  • Assisting in the development of communications and media strategy.
Requirements for appointment
 
For appointment to this grade, a person must:
  1. Be a Kenyan Citizen;
  2. Be a degree holder in the following disciplines:- Mass Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Communication studies, Media studies/Sciences or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution in Kenya or
  3. Be a Diploma Holder in the disciplines indicated in (2) above with at least three years experience
  4. Satisfy the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Terms of service: Permanent & Pensionable
 
Remuneration:
  • Salary scale: Kshs 24,662-29,918 /= p.m
  • House Allowance: Kshs 4,500/= p.m
  • Commuter Allowance: Kshs 4,000/= p.m
How to Apply:
 
Applicants should:
  • Attach clearance certificates from:-
  1. Kenya Revenue Authority
  2. Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission
  3. CID (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  4. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)( where applicable)
  • Indicate their respective Wards and Sub-Counties if they are from Kericho County.
  • Submit their applications attaching copies of National Identity Card / Passport, Curriculum Vitae, Testimonials, Academic and Professional Certificates clearly stating position applied for on top of the envelope and addressed to:
The Secretary,/CEO
County Public Service Board,
P.O. Box 1376-20200
Kericho.

Or Hand delivered to: County Public Service Board Offices located next to Kericho Primary School.
 
Important:
  • All applications to reach the Secretary/CEO, County Public Service Board on or before Wednesday 1st October, 2014
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Beware of fraudsters who will claim that they can assist secure Jobs in the County Government.
  • Those who had applied earlier need to apply afresh.
  • The Board wishes to assure the Public that it has and will always conduct its business in the most transparent manner.
NB: Kericho County is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disability and marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Cellulant Mobile Applications Software Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya




Vacancy: Mobile Applications Software Engineer.
 
Department: PD
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Job Posting: 22-09-2014 until 03 -10-2014.
 
Starting Date: Immediate.
 
Who are we? Cellulant is a mobile commerce company. We operate Africa’s number one mobile commerce network and aim to connect 100 million customers to our mobile commerce ecosystem.
 
We are the mobile commerce partner of choice and our goal is to connect all of our corporate customers, including top Pan African banks, various merchants, to the richest mobile commerce ecosystem in Africa, helping them provide better communication, more services, and more value to their end consumers. 
We do that by providing services like mobile banking, mobile payments, music, information services and other mobile related services.
 

Cellulant was founded in 2003 and has currently operations in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana and every year moving into new countries.
 
To be able to meet these aggressive growth expectations we need to grow our dynamic team. 
We invite you to be part of that growth by submitting your application to the following role.

Mobile Applications Software Engineer

 
She/he will develop software that offers users high-quality performance and reliability
 
Responsibilities:
 
Software Design
  • Estimate effort and time required to deliver a project.
  • Prepare and document and share project plan.
  • Analyse and critique requirements and make recommendations on possible solution designs.
  • Make recommendations on possible solutions.
  • Establish all possible options for designing and deriving the best solutions based on sound analytical judgment, team input and the customers’ best interest.
  • Research new technologies that push the boundaries and capabilities of design and provide insight.
  • Design projects/products with longevity, foresight and saleability in mind.
  • Assist in continual improvement of software configuration management process.
Software Development
  • Accountable for optimization-focused design to ensure that all code written is loosely coupled and caters for high availability.
  • Accountable for efficiency-focused software that serves to ensure that all code is highly reusable and modular.
  • Develop push and pull data interfaces using the latest web and data sharing technologies
  • Develop software according to functional and technical design specifications and maintain a “common sense” approach that serves to recognize potential design gaps and provide insight into closing them
  • Develop patches and defect fixes
  • Arrange, prepare and execute training for other teams
Documentation
  • Author and maintain technical design documentation that fully defines all application code and the underlying methodology for the design decisions made.
  • Author user documentation for any projects/products worked on.
  • Prepare road-map documentation identifying key features that should be included in products.
Product Testing
  • Provide feedback on test cases and test coverage to the quality assurance team.
  • Review code for potential performance issues, re-usability, and/or anomalies
  • Ensure that unit tests are written for all code
  • Perform and assist with quality assurance activities as needed
  • Ensure that the solution/products delivered meets the customers’ expectations “the promise”
Product Support
  • Assess, troubleshoot, document and resolve issues
  • Troubleshoot client problems both remotely and on site
  • Research and identify cause of reported defects and issues
  • Develop and contribute to the improvement of maintenance procedures
  • Adhere to the terms of the Operating Level Agreement.
Reporting
  • Recording of time and tasks
  • Escalating and documenting any issues identified
  • Ensure reports capture the four I’s (Information, Insight, Implementation, Impact)
  • Consume analyse and critique reports within the team
Guidance and Mentoring
  • Participate in peer reviews.
  • Identify areas of improvement, prepare material and organize training within the team.
Who are you?
 
Required skills:
  • 4+ years of professional mobile (Android , Objective C, C#) development experience.
  • Expertise in the following programming languages e.g. Java, PHP, Android, Objective C, C#.
  • Expertise in at least 3 Web presentation languages and frameworks e.g. html, CSS, Javascript, ExtJS, Zend, jQuery, Code-ignitor, Yii e.t.c
  • Degree in IT, Computer Science or related fields of study.
  • Excellent understanding of Software development methodologies and related SDLC’s
  • Expertise in design disciplines and processes, experience in client server solution architecture, MVC Models, OOP and High performance solutions.
  • Expertise in consuming public APIs for at least one public service.
  • Expertise using collaborative software tools such as SVN, GIT, CVS, Mercurial, e.t.c
  • Expertise in at least 2 database management systems e.g. MySql, Oracle, Postgresql.
  • Expertise in solutions administration, customer engagement and issue resolution.
  • Advanced skills in Office Tools for publishing and presentation preparation. In depth understanding of spreadsheet manipulation and reporting.
  • Experience in system support, support processes, tools and reports.
What do we offer you? When working at Cellulant, you can expect to work on a diverse range of problems, with inspiring and creative colleagues. You will have ample opportunities for growth and career development, and we highly value continuous learning.

We offer you a challenging position in which you will be rewarded for performance.

Apply now!
 
Are you interested in this position and do you meet the minimum requirements? 
Apply by sending an e-mail with your CV and a convincing cover letter to jobs@cellulant.com

The selection process entails an oral interview stage, followed by a case study presentation and a final interview.

The deadline for application is October 3rd , 2014.

Due to the high volume of applications received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Do you have questions about this vacancy?

Visit our website at www.cellulant.com

Please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail or telephone: jobs@cellulant.com or 0202606696.

Kwale International Sugar Company Legal Officer Job in Kenya



Kwale International Sugar Company: Located in the South Coast of Kenya between Kwale and Ramisi, Kwale International Sugar Company Limited (KISCOL) is in the process of establishing a green field sugar cane estate of 5,000 hectares as well as a processing complex with a capacity of 3000TCD

In line with its vision to be a world class corporate the Company would like to recruit qualified and experienced individuals.

Job Title: Legal Officer
 
Reporting To: Head Of Legal
 
Duty Station: Kwale
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Follow up of all court cases facing the company and attend any court hearings on behalf of the Company whenever need arises
  • Providing legal advice to departmental managers including reviewing legal documentation
  • Management of legal due diligence and liaising with external legal counsel as required
  • Drafting Standard contracts and specialized contracts for specific activities
  • Reviewing and Negotiating contracts to which the company is a party
  • Ensuring that all such documents and third party contracts are promptly executed
  • Monitoring and reporting on compliance risk
  • Preparing legal cases in conjunction with external counsel monitoring progress to ensure prompt resolution of all disputes
  • Reporting to the legal Manager and perform all such duties as shall be assigned from time to time
Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor of Laws from recognized University
  • Must have been admitted to the roll of advocates and having in force a current practicing certificate
  • Should have 2-3 years Experience in a busy corporate law department and/or a busy law firm
  • Computer literate.
  • Keen to details, hardworking and ability to work unsupervised
  • Excellent communication, reporting  and presentation skills both internally and externally
  • Good time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Diligent worker with high levels of Confidentiality and Integrity
  • Ability to work in a team
If you are up to the challenge, meet the above minimum qualifications and experience send your Application letter along with your current CV as One Word Document, and a daytime telephone contact to;
 
The Human Resource Manager        
P.O Box 46279-00100
Nairobi.

or eMail hr.user14@gmail.com

The Subject of your mail should be LEGAL OFFICER

Deadline: 1st October  2014