Our client, a well-established Safari Company in Kenya is looking for a very experienced Camp Management Couple to work in their camp in Masaai Mara. They must be stable and happy in each other’s company and be comfortable living in a remote location. The successful candidates MUST have 5 star and International experience.

Key Requirements:

• The couple must be very experienced with a minimum of 5 - 8 years management experience.
• Must have worked in remote areas.
• Africa experience is essential.
• Comfortably able to host clients of all nationalities.
• Have long term interest in wildlife and conservation.

Qualification:

• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Must have good administrative skills.
• Must have technical experience.
• Must have photographic expertise.
• Must have good financial skills.

Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 340,000/= (Approx. 4,000 USD) Plus Benefits

Deadline: 10th March 2015

Applications:

To apply, please follow the link; http://bit.ly/1MXvGOZ

Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, Karen road, Karen.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

****Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job****

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UNISON Sacco Society Limited (formerly Laikipia Teachers Sacco Society Ltd) situated in Laikipia County now seeks to fill the following positions.


 

1. Teller (Two)
 
Minimum Requirements
  • Diploma in Banking / Cooperative Management or related field or CPA 1
  • Computer proficiency especially in Accounting packages and systems
  • Knowledge of operation of various Sacco software systems as an added advantage.
  • At least one year experience in the same or related position.
  • Age 25-35yrs
2. Account Assistant Officer (Four)
 
Minimum Requirements
  • CPA II
  • Bachelor of Commerce Accounting or related Degree/Diploma will be an added advantage
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a related environment
  • Computer proficiency in computer application especially in Accounting Packages and Systems.
  • Knowledge of various Sacco Software Systems will be an added advantage
  • Age 25-35yrs
Interested persons to submit their application including copies of the certificates, testimonials, remuneration expectation and telephone contact to;

The Chairman
UNISON Sacco Society limited.
P.O Box 414-10400
Nanyuki

Application to reach the said person on or before 6th March, 2015. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted
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The Government of Kenya has received a grant from USAID through UNDP that will support implementation of the Low Emission and Climate Resilient Development project. 

The Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources is coordinating implementation of the project, which has the goal of supporting Kenya’s efforts to pursue long-term transformative economic growth ·and accelerate sustainable climate resilient growth of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. 

The project is expected to contribute towards realization of the following outcomes:
  1. Strengthening the national climate change coordination processes;
  2. Contribute toward enhancing access to clean and efficient energy systems;
  3. Support development of a national sustainable greenhouse gas inventory system;
  4. Facilitate improved national and county decision making on climate change interventions;
  5. Support capacity building for climate change knowledge management system;
  6. Contribute towards minimizing the impacts of extreme climate events for improved and resilient livelihoods.
The Ministry of Environment Water and Natural Resources wishes to recruit qualified and competent persons, to serve in the following positions within the Project Management Unit.

Project Officer - Climate Change Resilience 
Ref: LECRD/3
 
The officer will oversee the implementation of the project activities under the Key Result Area 6 of the project on “Minimizing the Impacts of Extreme Climate Events for improved and resilient livelihoods”.
 
The officer will work closely with the key responsible parties and implementing partners towards enhancing resilience of vulnerable farming communities within the pilot counties.
 
Reporting to the National Project Manager (NPM). 

Duties and responsibilities of the Project Officer will include:-
  • Establishing and maintaining links with key stakeholders and facilitating in dissemination of generated products;
  • Coordinating the planning and reporting of field-work related to activities on specific seasonal climate decision making and weather based index insurance;
  • Overseeing planning for stakeholders meetings and reporting on deliberations;
  • Preparing and providing component’s input in the Project Technical Committee meetings;
  • Preparing progress and technical reports on activities implemented under the component;
  • Establishing and maintaining links with key stakeholders and facilitating sharing of generated knowledge products in liaison with Project Officer -Knowledge Management and Capacity Building;
  • Liaising with implementing partners, government departments and agencies in the drawing of specifications for goods and services to be procured and facilitate the procurement;
  • Supervising installation of procured equipment and operationalization of the National Climate Diagnostic Laboratory at the Kenya Meteorological Services.
For appointment to this position, applicants must have:-
  • Masters degree in Environmental Resources Management/Sustainable Agriculture/Climate Adaptation and Resilience or any other relevant/equivalent field from a recognized institution;
  • Minimum Five (5) years experience in development projects within the public sector or with donor funded projects;
  • A track record of building, maintaining and developing relationships and networks of partnerships;
  • Expertise in the operationalizing the relationship between resilience building and climate change adaptation, coupled with experience of programming for improving household livelihoods;
  • Fluent written and spoken English and computer literate; 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively verbally;
  • Excellent writing skills with an ability to write and edit at a level suitable for publication.

Ministry of Environment Water and Natural Resources
 
State Department of Environment and Natural Resources
 
Low Emission and Climate Resilience Development Project (LECRD)
 
Job Title: Project Officer - Knowledge Management and Capacity Building

The Government of Kenya has received a grant from USAID through UNDP that will support implementation of the Low Emission and Climate Resilient Development project. 

The Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources is coordinating implementation of the project, which has the goal of supporting Kenya’s efforts to pursue long-term transformative economic growth ·and accelerate sustainable climate resilient growth of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. 

The project is expected to contribute towards realization of the following outcomes:
  1. Strengthening the national climate change coordination processes;
  2. Contribute toward enhancing access to clean and efficient energy systems;
  3. Support development of a national sustainable greenhouse gas inventory system;
  4. Facilitate improved national and county decision making on climate change interventions;
  5. Support capacity building for climate change knowledge management system;
  6. Contribute towards minimizing the impacts of extreme climate events for improved and resilient livelihoods.
The Ministry of Environment Water and Natural Resources wishes to recruit qualified and competent persons, to serve in the following positions within the Project Management Unit.

Project Officer - Knowledge Management and Capacity Building
Ref: LECRD/2
 
The officer will be responsible in implementing Key Result Areas of the project on “Climate Knowledge Management and Capacity Enhancing”. 

The officer will work closely with the National project Manager (NPM) and other Project Officers in translating information generated within the project into knowledge products that will be widely shared with stakeholders.
 
Reporting to the National Programme Manager, duties and responsibilities of the Project Officer will include:-
  • Overseeing the training of national and county leadership, media practioners and judiciary;
  • Operationalizing and managing of the national knowledge management system on climate change including establishing mechanisms to collect, quality assure and share climate change knowledge from local stakeholders and international sources, and produce policy recommendations;
  • Supporting the identification and development of partnerships with concerned institutions for the implementation of the knowledge management system;
  • Establishing collaborations and partnerships with research institutions and resource centers;
  • Systematically compiling researched materials in the Resource Center including preparing of background briefs and notes;
  • Developing and implementing standards for commonly used knowledge and awareness-raising products on climate change based at the State Department of Environment and Natural Resources;
  • Coordinating sharing of knowledge on climate change innovations and practices in liaison with the responsible parties and implementing partners;
  • Supporting the review of knowledge products submitted to or produced through the project and the Climate Change Secretariat;
  • Overseeing the design and establishment of channels for regular information dissemination, sharing, and networking among stakeholders’ communities (from local to national levels);
  • Monitoring climate change knowledge management initiatives and advise the Climate Change Secretariat on potential synergies in this area, and on how to avoid duplication of effort;
  • Overseeing planning for stakeholders meetings including reporting on deliberations;
  • Preparing and providing component’s input in the Project Technical Committee meetings;
  • Preparing progress and technical reports on activities implemented under the component;
  • Monitoring international and national best practices and support the other Project Officers and Climate Change Secretariat in ensuring the participation and integration of gender, youth and minority groups as well as maintaining ethical and environmental standards in climate change activities.
For appointment to this position, applicants must have:-
  • Masters degree in environment/knowledge management/development studies or any other relevant/equivalent field from a recognized institution;
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in knowledge management and climate change and environmental issues;
  • Proven capacity to develop quality knowledge products/ analysis on climate change or environmental issues;
  • Experience in managing or implementing capacity development programmes within public sector;
  • A track record of building, maintaining and developing relationships and networks of partnerships;
  • Experience in working with government ministries with significant climate change portfolio is an advantage;
  • Database management and GIS skills are an advantage;
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and reporting skills;
  • Ability to organize and facilitate learning events and consultations
  • Ability to organize and implement training and transfer of knowledge;
  • Excellent skills in the usage of computers and office software packages, including Microsoft Office applications.

Ministry of Environment Water and Natural Resources
 
State Department of Environment and Natural Resources
 
Low Emission and Climate Resilience Development Project (LECRD)
 
Job Title: Project Administrator

The Government of Kenya has received a grant from USAID through UNDP that will support implementation of the Low Emission and Climate Resilient Development project. 

The Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources is coordinating implementation of the project, which has the goal of supporting Kenya’s efforts to pursue long-term transformative economic growth ·and accelerate sustainable climate resilient growth of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. 

The project is expected to contribute towards realization of the following outcomes:
  1. Strengthening the national climate change coordination processes;
  2. Contribute toward enhancing access to clean and efficient energy systems;
  3. Support development of a national sustainable greenhouse gas inventory system;
  4. Facilitate improved national and county decision making on climate change interventions;
  5. Support capacity building for climate change knowledge management system;
  6. Contribute towards minimizing the impacts of extreme climate events for improved and resilient livelihoods.
The Ministry of Environment Water and Natural Resources wishes to recruit qualified and competent persons, to serve in the following positions within the Project Management Unit.

Project Administrator
Ref: LECRD/1
 
The Project Administrator will provide high quality support services in administrative and finance entities of the programme; with a view of facilitating overall service delivery and smooth operations in the Project Management Unit (PMU) and its relations with the National Climate Change Secretariat, UNDP, Responsible Parties and Implementation Partners.

Reporting to the National Programme Manager (NPM), duties and responsibilities of the Project Administrator will include:-
 
i. Supporting the NPM in various administrative and finance programme initiatives that include;
  • Organizing meetings and managing appointments of the NPM and POs,
  • Maintaining and updating (reference) files at the PMU in line with Government and UNDP standards,
  • Assisting in the development of annual and quarterly work plans and procurement plans development and procurement of goods and services, monitoring, tracking delivery in line with the implementation matrix and technical reporting.
ii. Collaborating with the Project Officers (POs) in ensuring timely submission of information and documents to UNDP and USAID through the NPM, as well as sharing of information with Responsible Parties and Implementing Partners;
 
iii. Facilitating financial services that include;
  • Liaising with Project Officers to raise Direct Payment Requests to UNDP through NPM,
  • Maintaining internal expenditures and control system, ensuring that all transactions are correctly recorded and posted,
  • Exercising proper custody of all posted vouchers and other accounting documents,
  • Forwarding expenditure print outs to the project component officers for analysis and comments,
  • Preparation of periodical financial reports.
For appointment to this position, applicants must have: -
  • Minimum Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Environmental Economics/Environmental Management or any other relevant/equivalent field from a recognized institution;
  • Training in Project Cycle Management;
  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in research/development projects;
  • Previous experience with UNDP or government on procedures and financial regulations will be an added advantage;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and good knowledge of computer applications;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate effectively verbally;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet crucial deadlines.
Application Process
 
i. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
 
ii. Each application should have a CV and covering letter indicating the Reference Number for the position. Photocopies of relevant credentials should be enclosed.
 
iii. Each application in a sealed envelope should be submitted to:
 
Principal Secretary
Ministry of Environment Water and Natural Resources
State Department of Environment and Natural Resources
NHIF Building, 12th Floor, Ragati Road Upperhill
P.O. Box 30126-0010
Nairobi

iv. Not later than 5.00 p.m. on 13th March, 2015
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The Salaries and Remuneration Commission (SRC) is an independent Commission established under Article 230 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, with the mandate to set and regularly review the Remuneration and Benefits of all State Officers and to advise the National and County Governments on the Remuneration and Benefits of all other Public Officers. 

In carrying out its mandate, the Commission has to take into account the principles of; fiscal sustainability of the public compensation bill, attraction and retention of requisite skills for service delivery, productivity and performance, transparency and fairness and equity.The Commission seeks to recruit qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant positions:

Principal Analyst, Policy & Planning
SRC 6
(One Position) 
 
Job Summary: The job holder will be involved in carrying out different economic analysis on public finance policy and management. 

The position will also be crucial in policy formulation and implementation strategy arising from existing research findings. 

The position requires liaison with public sector research institutions to document policy developments in the field of remuneration analysis and pay determination.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support periodic fiscal sustainability analysis of the impact of various remuneration and benefits packages to ensure affordability of total compensation bill by collecting remuneration data from public sector institutions.
  • Carryout macro and micro economic studies on remuneration and benefits.
  • Interrogate various Government policies impacting on remuneration, benefits and pension with a view to providing required advice.
  • Support development of relevant policy positions for different sectors of the public service.
  • Participate in comparative studies of remuneration approaches used in the public sector through quantitative modeling and make appropriate recommendations during various salary cycles.
  • Support remuneration analysis by applying policy guidelines that determine aggregate remuneration spending for different sub-sectors of the public service
  • Conduct assessment on what comparable jobs pay across public sector in the country 
Minimum Requirements
  • Master’s degree in Economics, Policy Analysis or any other relevant analytical area of study.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or related field.
  • At least five (5) years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated skills and knowledge of economic analysis, public finance management principles and processes.
  • Demonstrated basic understanding of public sector policy analysis.
  • Practical knowledge and experience in the field of economic policy analysis.
Key Competencies
  • Ability to appropriately breakdown complex information into analytical reports.
  • Ability to work under pressure/deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented and organized.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.

Principal Communication Officer (Electronic Media) 
SRC 6
(1 Position)

Job Summary: The incumbent will assist the Deputy Director of Corporate Communication and interface with internal and external stakeholders for the successful implementation of public education and communication programmes related to the activities of the Commission.
Duties and Responsibilities


  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the Commission’s communication strategy, media policy, production policies and standards and multimedia applications and adhering to communications and branding standards.
  • Assist in organizing press conferences, media coverage and attending to media enquiries.
  • Draft news release.
  • Plan communications messages, formats, and designs which meet SRC’s needs and have impact with the intended audience(s).
  • Assist in producing and managing content for documentary, educational videos and infomercials that can be used across digital platforms, including website, social media and electronic media.
  • Operate video and photo (stills) cameras and audio recorders.
  • Edit, archive and retrieve multimedia resources.
  • Avail multi-media resources to users such as media and webmaster.
  • Maintain and upgrade multi-media equipment and software.
Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelors’ degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Social Sciences or the equivalent from a recognized university.
  • A post-graduate qualification in Public Relations, Multimedia Design or Journalism is an added advantage.
  • Adequate knowledge of Kenya’s media scene.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in media production.
  • Excellent creative skills.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body.
Key Competencies
  • Knowledge of electronic media issues, social marketing theory and practice, communications strategies and implementation and behavioural sciences.
  • Experience in TV/Radio production.
  • Knowledge of marketing, public relations, advertising, promotion and other marketing communication methods.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Proficiency with graphics, especially Adobe Photoshop.

Assistant Director Finance
SRC 5 
(1 Position) 
 
Job Summary: The job holder will report to the Director, Corporate Services and will assist in the administration of the financial systems, planning of financial services, monitoring expenditures and enforcing financial compliance.
Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Providing of advisory services to the Commission with regard to financial matters.
  • Develop and implement financial management policies, standards, systems and procedures at the Commission.
  • Coordinating accounting activities for improvement and enforcement of internal controls in the Commission.
  • Ensure prudent financial management of the Commission.
  • Prepare annual budget of the Commission and communicate the same to various users within the Commission.
  • Prepare periodic reports on financial matters.
  • Verify the accuracy of finance performance analysis.
Minimum Requirements
  • At least Seven (7) years proven work experience in areas of Finance and Administration.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Commerce (Finance or Accounting Option), Economics, Business Administration (Accounting Option), Business Management, or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Holder of CPA (K).
  • Experience in Public Sector Accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Relevant accounting packages from a recognized institution.
  • Demonstrated professional competence and achievement of performance targets and results as reflected in the performance appraisal.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body.
Key Competences
  • Possess high integrity.
  • Demonstrate high ethical standards.
  • Be proficient in use of relevant ICT packages.
  • Must be self-driven and result oriented.
Application Process
 
Qualified candidates should submit their applications together with detailed Curriculum vitae,copies of academic and professional certificates and testimonials in a sealed envelope clearly marked at the top “Application for the position of………..(indicate the position applied for)” and mailed OR delivered to:

The Commission Secretary
Salaries and Remuneration Commission
Williamson House 6th Floor
4th Ngong Avenue
P.O. Box 43126 – 00100
Nairobi

You should also indicate your current salary and give the names of three referees who must be   familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email address. 

The Commission will carry out reference checks and vetting before a successful candidate is given an offer of appointment.

Deadline for application 5th March, 2015

All applicants for these positions must be compliant with Chapter 6 of the Constitution on integrity and leadership and Article 232 on values of the Public Service. Salaries and Remuneration Commission is an equal opportunity employer. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic  disqualification. 

Qualified persons irrespective of their gender, age, race, culture, religion or  disability are encouraged to apply. 


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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