Friday, January 8, 2016

Employment Opportunities in IEBC - VOTER REGISTRATION ASSISTANTS



The IEBC offers temporary positions of Voter Registration Assistants (VRAs) to carry out the mass voter registration exercise from February-March, 2016. The exercise will take 30 days and will involve a total of 2,878 officials who will be based at the Ward level. The VRA’s will support the Constituency Registration Officers and Deputy Registration Officers to register new voters.
Requirements
  • The requirements for the Voter Registration Assistants are as follows:
  • Be a Kenyan citizen of high integrity, and be non-partisan
  • Be holder of a minimum of Diploma qualifications in ICT or other IT related field.
  • Access to an android smart phone and basic operation of the same is an added advantage.
  • Should have effective communication skills and good report writing skills
  • Must be available for the entire period of voter registration
  • Age: 21years and above
  • Must be residents in the constituency and ward in which they apply for and must quote the same on the application letter and envelope
Duties of the Voter Registration Assistant
  • The Voter Registration Assistant expected to work within a particular ward and perform the following duties:
  • Publicize the registration activities and movement of the kit within the ward.
  • Opening and Closing the registration Centre at the designated time
  • Ensure security of the BVR kit Conduct voter registration
  • Report the Registration progress to the Registration Officer
  • The Voter Registration Assistant MUST meet the weekly registration targets.
Applicants who strictly meet the above requirements should fill the IEBC standard application form available at IEBC offices countrywide and on the Commission's website: www.iebc.or.ke Fully filled Application Forms should be sent to Regional Elections Coordinators (REC).

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Mass Recruitment At Kenyatta University Kigali Campus (Over 100 Positions)

Proposed Kenyatta University
 

Kigali Campus
 
Career Opportunities in a Fast Growing Institution
 
Kenyatta University, a leading Public University in Kenya invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions in the proposed Kigali Campus, Rwanda, to start soon after authorization. 
The University has applied for license to operate and is currently undergoing assessment to be considered for accreditation by the Rwanda’s Education authorities.
 

Applications for Full-Time and Part-Time teaching jobs are invited.
 
A. Academic Staff:
 
1) School of Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Studies and Community Development
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Planning and Management
2) School of Education
  • Bachelor of Education (Arts)
  • Bachelor of Education (Special Needs Education)
  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Studies)
3) School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Arts (Counselling Psychology)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Gender & Development Studies)
  • English & Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Kiswahili & African Languages
  • Geography
4) School of Business
  • Business Administration
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Management Sciences
5) School of Economics
  • Economics and Finance
  • Applied Economics
  • Econometrics & Statistics
  • Economic Theory
Requirements:
 
i) Professor
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized University
  • At least twelve (12) years of university teaching, five (5) of which as full-time Associate Professor
  • At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as Associate Professor
  • Successful supervision of at least four (4) Masters students and at least two (2) PhD students since being appointed Associate Professor
  • Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Associate Professor
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or Workshops
ii) Associate Professor
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • At least eight (8) years of university teaching, four (4) of which as a full-time Senior Lecturer
  • Successfully supervised at least four (4) Masters students and one (1) PhD student, since being appointed as Senior Lecturer
  • At least four (4) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as Senior Lecturer
  • Evidence of successfully applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Senior Lecturer
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or Workshops
iii) Senior Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized University
  • At least five (5) years of university teaching, three (3) of which as full-time Lecturer
  • At least three (3) articles in refereed journals since being appointed as Lecturer
  • Successful supervision of at least three (3) Masters students since being appointed Lecturer
  • Evidence of applying for a grant either individually or as a group since being appointed as Lecturer
  • Evidence of active participation in departmental activities and good quality teaching
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learning conferences, seminars or Workshops
iv) Lecturer
 
Qualifications:
  • PhD Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • University teaching experience
v) Tutorial Fellow
 
Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree in the relevant field from a recognized university
  • Registered for PhD Degree
B. Non-Academic Staff:
 
i. Administrative Assistant
Grade C/D
 
Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree from a recognized university
  • Additional qualification in Management, CPS or equivalent will be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years relevant post qualification work experience in a busy organization preferably an institution of higher learning
  • Computer literate
  • Work experience in the Rwanda University Admission system will be an added advantage
ii. Library Assistant 
Grade C/D
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent professional qualification from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years relevant post-qualification work experience
  • Computer literate
iii. Procurement Assistant 
Grade A/B
 
Qualifications:
  • Form Four Certificate Division III or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • Diploma in Procurement/ Supplies and Logistics or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years experience in Purchasing and Supplies Management, one (1) of which must be in a public institution
iv. Accounts Assistant 
Grade A/B
 
Qualifications:
  • Form Four Certificate Division IV or KCSE Mean Grade D+ (Plus) or equivalent and above
  • KATC Final or CPA Part I or equivalent from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years work experience in a busy organization
  • Computer literate
v. Secretary 
Grade A/B
  • Form Four Certificate Division III or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • Type writing speed of 50 wpm
  • Shorthand speed of 60 wpm
  • Office practice II
  • Office management
  • Business English III
  • Computer literate
  • At least three (3) years relevant work experience in a busy organization preferably an institution of higher learning
vi. Receptionist
Grade A/B
  • Form IV Certificate Division IV or KCSE Mean Grade D+ (Plus) or equivalent and above
  • Diploma in Front Office Operation/ Reception/ equivalent from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years experience in a busy office environment
  • Good communication skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Computer literate
  • Work experience in the Rwanda University Admission system will be an added advantage
vii. Computer Technician
 Grade A/B
  • Form IV Certificate Division III or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • Diploma in ICT related field from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years relevant work experience in a busy ICT environment
viii. Clerk
Grade A/B
  • Form IV Certificate Division III or KCSE Mean Grade C (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • Diploma in Data Entry/ Data Management from a recognized institution
  • At least three (3) years work experience in Data Entry and analysis
  • Computer literate
  • Work experience in the Rwanda University Admission system will be an added advantage
ix. Security Officer
Grade III/IV
  • Form IV Certificate Division IV or KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • At least over three (3) years relevant work experience
  • Served in the discipline force or has over three (3) months security training
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Computer literate
x. Caretaker
Grade III/IV
  • Form IV Certificate Division IV or KCSE Mean Grade D (Plain) or equivalent and above
  • Discharge certificate from the Discipline forces or Security firm
  • At least three (3) years relevant work experience
  • Valid certificate of Good Conduct
xi. Cleaner
Grade III/IV
  • Form IV Certificate
  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Pleasant personality
C. Terms of Service:
 
A. Full - Time Appointment:
 
The terms of service for the above include a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance.
Successful candidates will be offered two (2) year renewable performance - based contract. 
Gratuity will be paid at the end of the contract.

B. Part – Time Appointment:
 
Lecturers interested in Part – Time teaching should clearly indicate so in their application.

They will be engaged on pre-determined hourly rates.

Applicants should submit application letters and curriculum vitae (CV) and give full details of educational and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.

Applicants and Referees should write to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Kenyatta University
P. O. Box 43844 – 00100
Nairobi

Applications should be sent directly to the above address OR be placed in the designated box at the proposed Kigali Campus premises in Kenyatta University, situated at Nyabisidu, next to Controle Technique, Remera, Kigali, Rwanda.

Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than, Tuesday, 19th January 2016.


Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Hashi Energy Research & Development Assistant (Engineering Background) Job in Nairobi Kenya



Hashi Energy is a leading regional energy company with presence in seven countries and with a vision to be the leader in energy solutions for Africa. 

We seek to recruit a dynamic and results oriented individual to fill the below vacant position:

Research & Development Assistant (Engineering Background)

Main Purpose of the Job: This is an entry level position of which the successful engineer will be responsible for fulfilling a range of research, administrative and support tasks, carrying out fieldwork, and participating in analysis and reporting, and assisting in the management of the R&D process. 

The position is based at the Nairobi Head Office.

Key responsibilities include:-
  • To work with the Commercial Director in designing research methods and materials, sampling, conducting literature searches, conducting interviews, analysing qualitative and quantitative data, contributing to reports and presentations.
  • To fulfil a range of research administration tasks including; organising fieldwork, booking interviews and focus groups, data inputting and supporting general project administration.
  • To agree with the Commercial director the appropriate tasks and processes for carrying out projects and disseminating information.
  • To effectively communicate project related information to the Commercial Director.
  • To support the process of proposal writing (e.g. through conducting background research into policy and other drivers relevant to the focus of the specification in question).
  • To undertake any other appropriate duties as requested.
Knowledge, skills & experience requirements:-
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering a MUST (Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronic, Production or Civil Engineering)
  • This is an entry level position that doesn’t require prior engineering working experience. However, prior experience in research projects especially data collection and analysis is a MUST.
  • Excellent computer skills including data input and analysis packages – SPSS, STATA
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team and to work with minimal supervision
  • To be self-motivated and good at managing time and workload in a fast-paced commercial environment
  • Willingness to travel and stay in different parts of Kenya during the course of research.
If you believe your experience, competencies and qualifications match the job and role specifications described; send your application and detailed CV(with details of at least 3 referees and indicating your current and expected salary) )to reach us on or before Tuesday 18th August 2015 by email to: hr@hashienergy.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Hashi Energy is an equal opportunity employer and its Recruitment Policy addresses itself to the core values of best practice, diversity and equality.