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KKENYATTA UNIVERSITY

OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION) 
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INTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT(CORRECTED :SCHOOL OF NURSING )
Kenyatta University Council wishes to invite applications from eminent individuals who are suitably qualified with outstanding academic & professional credentials and relevant administrative experience for the following positions;

1. SCHOOL OF NURSING SCIENCES:
A. DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH NURSING
CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited and recognized University
• Three (3) years clinical experience in Midwifery/Reproductive Health
• Current registration by the Nursing Council and have a current practicing license.
• Training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Emergency Obstetric Care (ECOM) will be an added advantage
B. DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING & PRE-CLINICAL SCIENCES
CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited and recognized University
• Three (3) years clinical experience in Medical/ Surgical Nursing
• Current registration by the Nursing Council and have a current practicing license.
• Training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Emergency Obstetric Care (ECOM) will be an added advantage.

 

 

TERMS OF SERVICE:

For these positions, employment will be on permanent and pensionable terms subject to Retirements Benefits Authority (RBA) regulations.
The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address. Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed.

Applicants should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Kenyatta University
P. O. BOX 43844 – 00100
NAIROBI

To be received not later than,

28th January 2020

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

Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

Only successful candidates will be contacted


PROF. FATUMA CHEGE
DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION)

Cc. Vice Chancellor
Deputy Vice Chancellors

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KKENYATTA UNIVERSITY

OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION)
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tel/Ext: 3053
INTERNAL MEMO

 INTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

Kenyatta University Council wishes to invite applications from eminent individuals who are suitably qualified with outstanding academic & professional credentials and relevant administrative experience for the following positions;

1. CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER - GRADE 15
Reporting to the Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Finance & Development), the Chief Finance Officer will oversee, coordinate and provide strategic guidance on financial management and accounting services through implementation of University Financial regulations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Be the head of the Finance Department in the University and ensure it has all the required Human Resource and non-human resources to operate optimally.
  • Ensure preparation and timely submission of annual University Budget and Estimates as per the government timelines.
  • Formulate and oversee the implementation of financial policies and strategies in the University.
  • Coordinate response to audit queries emanating from external and internal auditors to ensure compliance with public Audit Act.
  • Offer guidance on periodic financial analysis of the University and produce financial statements and reports as may be required by stakeholders from time to time.
  • Establish internal controls for the University to safeguard its finances and assets.
  • Ensure prudent investment of University public funds in line with legal guidelines.
  • In liaison with the other relevant departments oversee management of all University financial commitment.

Qualifications:

  1. Masters’ Degree in Financial Management or equivalent from a registered and recognized institution
  2. Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce, Business Management or equivalent from a registered and recognized institution
  3.  CPA (K) or equivalent qualification
  4. Registered member of ICPAK with good standing
  5. At least three (3) years working experience as a Deputy Finance Officer (Grade 14) or equivalent position at a similar level in the University.
  6.  Knowledge of IFMIS will be an added advantage

Additional Skills / Requirements
i. Communication skills
ii. Organizational skills
iii. Leadership skills
iv. Team building skills
v. Negotiation skills.
vi. Conflict Management skills
vii. Analytical skills
viii. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

2. DEPUTY FINANCE OFFICER - GRADE 14
Reporting to the Chief Finance Officer, the Deputy Finance Officer will supervise the senior accountants and deputize the Chief Finance Officer in the following tasks;

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of accounts for all student income, Income generating activities and any other revenue items for reporting to management as may be required.
  • Work with budget holders in developing long term financial forecasts and provide advice to budget managers across the University on technical accounting
  • Prepare Annual University Budget by compiling departmental income and expenditure for control and management of the University resources.
  • Review disbursement and utilization of donor funds and research grants to ensure compliance with existing regulations
  • Provide initial evaluation and scrutiny of expenditure proposals and compilation of information required in the budgetary processes.
  • Ensure timely preparation of financial statistical information regarding expenditure incurred by entire University on bills payment.
  • Control of expenditure commitments, including but not limited to all eligible allowances, claims and funds advances.
  • Spearhead Implementation of the recommendations for budgetary resources and proposals.
  • Conduct and prepare financial expenditure audit reports and financial statements for the management.

Qualifications:

  1. Masters’ Degree in Financial Management or any other relevant area from a recognized institution
  2. Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce, Business Management or equivalent from a recognized institution
  3. CPA (K) or the equivalent qualification
  4. At least three (3) years working experience as a Senior Accountant (Grade 13) or equivalent position in the University.
  5. Knowledge of IFMIS will be an added advantage

Additional Skills / Requirements:

  1. Communication skills
  2. Organizational skills
  3. Leadership skills
  4. Team building skills
  5. Negotiation skills.
  6. Conflict Management skills
  7.  Analytical skills
  8. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

3. CHIEF INTERNAL AUDITOR- GRADE 15
Reporting to the Vice Chancellor, the Chief Internal Auditor will work together with the University Management and the University Council Audit Committee to provide internal processes control and risk management.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Oversee the development and implementation of policies and procedures that guide the University Internal Audit Functions.
  • Carry out a full audit cycle on University Operation effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable government directives and regulations.
  • Analyze and evaluate reports, data and any other relevant documentation from Finance Department and recommend how procedures and processes can be made more effective.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of the yearly Internal Audit plan
  • Provide Management with reports on internal audit activities and engagements, as may be required.
  • Provide quarterly reports to the University Council Audit Committee to facilitate decision making.
  • Carry out investigative audits as may be requested by Management from time to time.
  • Liaise with external auditors in both interim and final audits, for an external opinion of the financial affairs of Kenyatta University

Qualifications:

  1. Masters’ Degree in Financial Management or any other relevant area from a registered and recognized institution
  2. Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce, Business Management or any equivalent from a registered and recognized institution
  3.  CPA (K), ACCA or the equivalent qualification
  4. At least three (3) years relevant working experience at Grade 14 or equivalent position in the University.
  5. Computer literate
  6. Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act
  7. Knowledge of Accounting systems
  8. Knowledge of the relevant legislations
  9. Knowledge of professional standards

Additional Skills / Requirements

  1. Communication skills
  2. Leadership skills
  3. Attention to detail
  4. Analytical skills
  5. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

4. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER - GRADE 14
Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), the Human Resource Manager will plan, direct, and coordinate human resource management functions of the University to maximize the strategic use of human capital.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Develop proposals and provide technical guidance on Human Resource policies and strategies for the university within the framework of Industrial and Labor Laws of Kenya.
  • Regularly review the staff establishment and submit recommendations on necessary adjustments.
  • Perform annual Human Resource audits and submit reports to the University Management Board.
  • Develop and oversee implementation of a comprehensive framework for effective succession management in the University.
  • Conduct performance appraisal to establish skills gaps and provide relevant training in the department among members of staff in the university.
  • Prepare notices and advertisements for vacant positions to assist in the attraction of competent candidates for enhanced service delivery.
  • Develop human resource work plans, budgets and procurement plans to ensure continuous provision of services and ensure staff have the requisite tools and equipment to perform their tasks
  • Oversee the evaluation, classification and rating of occupation and job positions in the University to ensure proper placement and compensation
  • Oversee the welfare of the staff through medical services, provision of logistical support in cases of bereavement of staff or dependents and provision of relevant insurance cover.
  • Ensure adherence to OSHA and WIBA regulations.
  • Provide and coordinate training opportunities for staff and career development.

Qualifications:

  1. Masters Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or any other relevant qualification from a registered and recognized institution
  2. For those with Masters degree with NO Human Resource Management Specialization a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Human Resource Management is a must.
  3. Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or any other relevant degree from a registered and recognized institution
  4. At least three (3) years working experience as a Senior Assistant Registrar (Grade 13 ) or equivalent position in the University.
  5. Registered member of IHRM
  6. Knowledge of the relevant legislations
  7. Knowledge of professional standards

Additional Skills / Requirements:

  1. Communication skills
  2. Leadership skills
  3. Attention to detail
  4. Analytical skills
  5. Ability to work under pressure

5. PENSIONS MANAGER - GRADE 15
Reporting to the Kenyatta University Pension Trustee Board, the Pensions Manager will work together with the Kenyatta University Employee Pension Fund to carry out the following functions.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. To give advice to the University in relation to legislative issues concerning pensions.
  2. Be in charge of management of the University’s pension scheme
  3. Responsible for all statements, advice and information given to employees and members of the pension scheme as required.
  4. Ensure monthly and annual reconciliation of contributions to the pension scheme.
  5. In consultation with the Board of Trustees, make decisions with regard to the running of the Pension Schemes by interpretation of scheme rules, legislation and current practice.
  6. Act as the first stage decision maker for Internal Disputes Resolution and make appropriate decisions on behalf of the Scheme

Qualifications:

  • Masters’ Degree in Financial Management or any other relevant area from a recognized institution
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option)
  • Holder of CPA (K).
  • At least three (3) years relevant working experience at Grade 14 or equivalent position in the University

Additional Skills / Requirements:

  1. Communication skills
  2. Leadership skills
  3. Attention to detail
  4. Analytical skills
  5. Ability to work under pressure

6. DEPARTMENT PHARMACOLOGY AND CLINICAL PHARMACY

I. CHIEF TECHNICIAN – GRADE 11
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Msc. Degree from a recognized University in any of the following areas of specialization;
  1. aPharmacology
  2. Toxicology
  3. Medical Laboratory Sciences
  4. Medical Physiology
  5. Medical Microbiology
  6. Applied Biology
  7. Medical Biochemistry
  8. Molecular Biology
  9. Biotechnology
  • BSc. Degree from a recognized University
  • KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
  • Have at least three (3) years relevant working experience in Grade E/F.
  • Be computer literate
  • Demonstrate leadership and administrative skills

Candidates with a B.Sc. Degree in the fields above or their equivalent may also be considered on condition that they have at least eight (8) years relevant work experience.

Candidates with the following skills will have an added advantage;

  • Competence in analytical and experimental pharmacology
  • Applied Biotechnology
  • Drug Design and Development
  • Nanotechnology
  • Applied Molecular Biology Techniques

Successful candidates will be expected to:

  1. Supervise non-teaching staff in the department,
  2. Participate in research activities in collaboration with teaching staff,
  3. Organize and supervise practicals for both undergraduate and postgraduate students
  4. Carry out maintenance of the departmental equipment and facilities.
  5. To be involved in laboratory/ workshop teaching and assisting students in practical classes
  6. Scheduling and organizing field courses, attachments
  7. Coordinating students and departmental projects, stores and transport under the direction of the Chairman

II. SENIOR TECHNICIAN – E/F
QUALIFICATIONS:
Msc. Degree from a recognized University in any of the following areas of specialization.

  1. Pharmacology
  2. Toxicology
  3. Medical Laboratory Sciences
  4. Medical Physiology
  5. Medical Microbiology
  6. Applied Biology
  7. Medical Biochemistry
  8. Molecular Biology
  9. Biotechnology
  • BSc. Degree from a recognized university in any of the following areas:
  • KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
  • At least three (3) years relevant working experience in Grade C/D or equivalent.
  • Computer literate
  • Demonstrate leadership and administrative skills.

Candidates with a B.Sc. Degree in the fields above or their equivalents may also be considered on condition that they have at least five (5) years relevant work experience.


Candidates with the following skills will have an added advantage;

  • Competence in analytical and experimental pharmacology
  • Applied Biotechnology
  • Drug Design and Development
  • Nanotechnology
  • Applied Molecular Biology Techniques

III. TECHNICIAN – C/D.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• B.Sc. or Higher National Diploma (HND) from a recognized institution in any of the following areas:
a) Pharmacology
b) Toxicology
c) Medical Laboratory Sciences
d) Medical Physiology
e) Medical Microbiology
f) Applied Biology
g) Medical Biochemistry
h) Molecular Biology
i) Biotechnology
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution.
• At least three (3) years relevant working experience in Grade A/B or equivalent.
• Computer literate
• Demonstrate leadership and administrative skills.

IV. TECHNICIAN - GRADE A/B
QUALIFICATIONS:
• KCSE mean grade C (Plain) or equivalent; or KCSE C- (Minus) with a relevant Certificate from a recognized institution
• Professional qualification of Ordinary Diploma in any of the following areas from a recognized institution:
a) Pharmacology
b) Toxicology
c) Medical Laboratory Sciences
d) Medical Physiology
e) Medical Microbiology
f) Applied Biology
g) Medical Biochemistry
h) Molecular Biology
i) Biotechnology
• At least three (3) years relevant working experience in Grade III/IV or equivalent.
• Computer literate.

7. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Areas of Specialization:
a) Water Sanitation and Hygiene
b) Built Environment and Planning
c) Occupational Health and Safety
d) Port Health
e) Environmental / Health Legislation and Enforcement
f) Food safety line quality control.
g) Community Health.
h) Epidemiology and Disease Control


I. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH LABORATORY TECHNICIAN –
GRADE C/D
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor Degree in Environmental Health from a recognized institution of Higher Learning.
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant Diploma from a recognized institution.
• At least Three (3) years hands on relevant work experience in Grade A/B or equivalent.
• Excellent Analytical Skills
• Ability to use automated machines
• Able to work with minimum supervision
• Computer Literate.
• Registered with Public Health Officers and Technicians Council (PHOTC).

II. LABORATORY TECHNICIAN – GRADE C/D
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor Degree or Higher National Diploma in Applied Sciences from a recognized institution of Higher Learning.
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
• At least Three (3) years hands on relevant work experience in Grade A/B or equivalent.
• Excellent Analytical Skills
• Ability to use automated machines
• Able to work with minimum supervision
• Computer Literate.

8. SCHOOL OF NURSING SCIENCES:
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH NURSING
CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited and recognized University
• Three (3) years clinical experience in Medical/ Surgical Nursing
• Current registration by the Nursing Council and have a current practicing license.
• Training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and Emergency Obstetric Care (ECOM) will be an added advantage.

9 SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & BUILT ENVIRONMENT
DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN

Bachelor of Architectural Studies/Architecture
Areas of Specialization:
• Architecture and Environment Design
• Architecture and Interior Design
• Architecture and Urban Design
• Architecture and Fine Art
• Architecture and Spatial Planning
• Landscape Architecture
• Architecture and Building/Construction Technology
• History and Theory of Architecture
• Architecture and Project Management
• Sustainable Urban Development

I. CHIEF TECHNICIAN – GRADE 11
QUALIFICATIONS
• Applicants must be holders of a Masters degree in a relevant field of specialization or related field from a recognized University.
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
• Relevant Bachelors Degree
• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience as a Senior Technician at grade E/F.
• Administrative experience
• Knowledge of computer application including CAD
• Registration by a recognized professional body


II. TECHNICIAN – Grade A/B
QUALIFICATIONS
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain ) with a relevant Certificate from a recognized institution
• They must have a minimum professional qualification of an Ordinary Diploma in a relevant field of specialization.

 

10. DEPARTMENT OF SPATIAL PLANNING AND URBAN MANAGEMENT
Bachelor of Science in Spatial Planning
Areas of Specialization:
• Spatial Planning and Management ,
• Physical Planning,
• Urban and Regional planning,
• Town and Rural planning ,
• site planning and urban design,
• Land use transportation and Human settlements planning
• Urban Management and Governance
• Infrastructure /Utilities Planning and Management
• Land survey and photogrammetry
• Geo information systems
• Geomatics

I. CHIEF TECHNICIAN – GRADE 11
QUALIFICATIONS
• Applicants must be holders of a Masters degree in a relevant field of specialization or related field from a recognized University.
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
• Relevant Bachelors Degree
• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience as a Senior Technician Grade E/F in a university or a research institution
• Administrative experience
• Knowledge of computer application including CAD
• Registration by a recognized professional body


II. TECHNICIAN – Grade A/B
QUALIFICATIONS
• KCSE mean grade C (Plain) or equivalent; or KCSE C- (Minus) with a relevant Certificate from a recognized institution.
• They must have a minimum professional qualification of an Ordinary Diploma in a relevant field of specialization.

11. DEPARTMENT OF CONSTRUCTION AND REAL ESTATE

A. Bachelor of Science in Construction Management
Areas of Specialization:
• Construction Management
• Building Economics
• Building Technology
• Quantity Surveying
• Architecture
• Civil /Structure Engineering

B. Bachelor of Science in Real Estate
Areas of Specialization:
• Real Estate
• Property Management
• Land Economics
• Valuation
• Land Management
• Housing

I. CHIEF TECHNICIAN – GRADE 11
QUALIFICATIONS
• Applicants must be holders of a Masters degree in a relevant field of specialization or related field from a recognized University.
• Relevant Bachelors Degree
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience as a Senior Technician Grade E/F
• Administrative experience
• Knowledge of computer application including CAD
• Registration by a recognized professional body


II. TECHNICIAN – Grade A/B
QUALIFICATIONS
• KCSE mean grade C (Plain) or equivalent; or KCSE C- (Minus) with a relevant Certificate from a recognized institution
• They must have a minimum professional qualification of an Ordinary Diploma in a relevant field of specialization.
• Relevant three (3) year work experience


12. DEPARMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
TECHNICIAN – Grade A/B
QUALIFICATIONS
• KCSE mean grade C (Plain) or equivalent; or KCSE C- (Minus) with a relevant Certificate from a recognized institution.
• They must have a minimum professional qualification of an Ordinary Diploma in
i) Analytical Chemistry.
ii) Civil Engineering with a bias in Road Material Testing.
• Computer Literate
• Training in AutoCAD for the candidate with Civil Engineering will be an added advantage
• Relevant three (3) year work experience


13. DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Areas of Specialization:
a) Artificial Intelligence.
b) Distributed Systems.
c) Programming.
d) Software Engineering.
e) Image Processing and Multimedia Systems.
f) Mobile Computing.
g) Networking.


I. CHIEF TECHNICIAN – GRADE 11
QUALIFICATIONS
• Applicants must be holders of a Masters degree in a relevant field of specialization or related field from a recognized University. In addition, applicants must have the following qualifications.
• Relevant Bachelors Degree
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience as a Senior Technician in Grade E/F.
• Administrative experience
• Knowledge of computer application including CAD
• Registration by a recognized professional body


II. TECHNICIAN – Grade A/B
QUALIFICATIONS
• KCSE mean grade C (Plain)) or equivalent; or KCSE C- (Minus) with a relevant Certificate from a recognized institution.
• They must have a minimum professional qualification of an Ordinary Diploma in a relevant field of specialization.
• Relevant three (3) year work experience
PROCUREMENT DEPARTMENT:

15. PURCHASING MANAGER – GRADE 12
Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to Head- Procurement the Purchasing Manager will;
a) Be responsible for development and Implementation of procurement Strategy
b) Implement best practice procurement procedures, prepare and manage procurement budget, establish supplier selection and evaluation guidelines, foster supportive relations with key suppliers and provide leadership in procurement team.
c) Consult with Head, Procurement to assist user department in getting specifications and Terms of reference right and ensure relationships are well maintained.
d) Receive and review requisitions from departments/Sections for clarity , adequate specifications to ensure that bidders to ensure that bidders will be able to respond to the quotations appropriately.
e) Consolidate and prepare proposals for recommendations for award of assigned requisitions
f) Provide support in the regulation of contractual agreement with suppliers that provides University with value on investment.
g) Filling and Archiving of documents.

Qualifications
• Relevant Masters Degree from a recognized and accredited institution
• Bachelors Degree in Purchasing & Supplies Management, Supplies & Materials Management, Business ,Economics, Management or related field from a recognized and accredited institution.
• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience in Grade 11 or equivalent.
• Must have practitioners license

16. SUPPLY AND LOGISTICS MANAGER – GRADE 11
Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to Head- Procurement the Supply and Logistics Manager will;
a) Safeguard all stock levels and ensure stores do not suffer deterioration or overstocking.
b) Prepare reports biannually to the Head- Procurement on any absolute /unserviceable stores.
c) Examine frequently the security state of the stores, ensure that the stores are manned at all times and no unauthorized persons access stores
d) Ensure that the preservation and storage practices of the stores are maintained at a level that ensures longevity of storage span of goods is not affected.
e) Regularly provide the Head , Procurement with advice on condemned and damaged stores.
f) Apply FIFO in the issuing process.
g) Ensure proper stock allocations and labelling of items and visible notices within the store premises as per nature of items being stored.

Qualifications
• Bachelors Degree in Purchasing & Supplies Management, Supplies & Materials Management, Business ,Economics, Management or related field from a recognized and accredited institution.
• Masters Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management ,Business Economics or any other relevant discipline from a recognized and accredited institution will be an added advantage
• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience in Grade E/F or equivalent.
• Must have practitioners license

17. MANAGER- PLANNING – GRADE 11
Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to Head- Procurement the Manager- Planning will;
a) Ensure in-stock level complies with inventory parameters.
b) Oversee placement of orders to ensure stock is delivered on time.
c) Ensure purchase inventory is within the specified budget, readily notify users/stores manager when budget is exceeded.
d) Conduct assessment of supply chain to identify risks and develop solutions that will minimize losses.
e) Engage in forecast of supply and demand to obtain useful information on improving continuity of supply chain.
f) Safeguard all stock levels and ensure stores do not suffer deterioration or overstocking.

Qualifications
• Bachelors Degree in Purchasing & Supplies Management, Supplies & Materials Management, Business ,Economics or related field from a recognized and accredited institution.
• Masters Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management, Business Economics or any other relevant discipline from a recognized and accredited institution will be an added advantage.
• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience in Grade E/F or equivalent.
• Must have practitioners license

18. CONTRACTS MANAGER – GRADE 11
Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to Head- Procurement the Contracts Manager will;
a) Monitor contract performance to the end.
b) Monitor the contract management procedures that relate to payment, quality and quantity, submission of required documents.
c) Review and submit requests for contract variations to the head of procurement before submission to accounting officer.
d) Manage handover and acceptance of projects.
e) Where appropriate, recommend for contract termination
f) Be custodians of all contracts and related documents.

Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree in Purchasing & Supplies Management, Supplies & Materials Management, Business ,Economics or related field from a recognized and accredited institution.
• Masters Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management, Business Economics or any other relevant discipline from a recognized and accredited institution will be an added advantage.
• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience in Grade E/F or equivalent
• Must have practitioners license

19. PROCUREMENT OFFICER - GRADE 11
Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree and a final Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies Management, Supplies & Materials Management, Business Economics Management or related field from a recognized institution .
• Masters Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management, Business, or Economics or related field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (plain) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
• At least three (3) years of relevant work experience in Grade E/F or equivalent.
• Must have practitioners license


20. ASSISTANT PROCUREMENT OFFICER - GRADE E/F
Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree and a final Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies Management, Supplies & Materials Management, Business Economics Management or related field from a recognized institution .
• Masters Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management, Business, or Economics or related field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain)) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
• At least three (3) years relevant work experience, two (2) of which in grade C/D or equivalent.
• Master’s Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management, Business, or Economics or related field from a recognized institution will be an added advantage


21. SENIOR PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT - GRADE C/D
Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree and a final Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies Management, Supplies & Materials Management, Business Economics Management or related field from a recognized institution .
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
• At least three (3) years relevant work experience, two (2) of which in grade A/B or equivalent.

22. PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT - GRADE A/B
Qualifications:
• Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies Management, Supplies & Materials Management, Business Economics Management.
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant Certificate from a recognized institution
• At least three (3) years relevant work experience.

23. SENIOR STORES ASSISTANT - GRADE C/D
Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree or HND in Purchasing & Supplies Management, Supplies & Materials Management, Business Economics Management or related field from a recognized institution .
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or KCSE C (Plain) or equivalent with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
• At least three (3) years relevant work experience, two (2) of which in grade A/B or equivalent.

24. STORES ASSISTANT - GRADE A/B
Qualifications:
• Diploma in Purchasing & Supplies Management, Supplies & Materials Management, Business Economics Management or related field from a recognized institution .
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant Certificate from a recognized institution
• At least three (3) years relevant work experience.

COMMON QUALIFICATIONS FOR ALL PROCUREMENT POSITIONS:

1. Final Diploma in Procurement Supplies and Logistics Management from KNEC or CIPS is mandatory.
2. Thorough knowledge in public procurement regulations and procedures.
3. Working knowledge of computer software like Sage, AccPac or ERP will be an added advantage.
4. Must be a registered member of KISM.

COMMON KEY COMPETENCES FOR ALL PROCUREMENT POSITIONS

1. Expert level knowledge in stores and logistics management including, but not limited to, inventory management, costing, contracts, relationship management and due diligence on suppliers.
2. Ability to manage competing demands, accept criticism and constructive feedback while being extremely efficient, adaptable and flexible.
3. Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
4. Ability to present procurement feedback, policies and procedures to senior management.
5. Demonstrate ability to organize large volumes of stock and deliver requirements for a broad range of office and operational needs.
6. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
7. Strong initiative and solid judgment skills and abilities.

DEPARTMENT PHARMACOGNOSY, PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY AND PHARMACEUTICS AND INDUSTRIAL PHARMACY

25. CHIEF TECHNOLOGIST – GRADE 11
QUALIFICATIONS:
• MSc. Degree from a recognized University in any of the following areas of specialization;
a) Analytical Chemistry
b) Industrial Chemistry
c) Chemistry
d) Botany
e) Biochemistry
f) Biotechnology
g) Applied Biology
h) Medical Microbiology
i) Medical Laboratory Sciences
• BSc. Degree in the specified areas from a recognized University.
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
• Have at least three (3) years relevant working experience in Grade E/F.
• Be computer literate
• Demonstrate leadership and administrative skills
Candidates with a B.Sc. Degree in the fields above or their equivalent may also be considered on condition that they have at least eight (8) years relevant work experience.


Successful candidates will be expected to:
i. Supervise non-teaching staff in the department,
ii. Participate in research activities in collaboration with teaching staff,
iii. Organize and supervise practicals for both undergraduate and postgraduate students
iv. Carry out maintenance of the departmental equipment and facilities.
v. To be involved in laboratory/ workshop teaching and assisting students in practical classes
vi. Scheduling and organizing field courses, attachments
vii. Coordinating students and departmental projects, stores and transport under the direction of the Chairman

26. SENIOR TECHNICIAN – E/F
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Candidates with a B.Sc. Degree in the fields above or their equivalent may also be considered on condition that they have at least eight (8) years relevant work experience
• BSc. Degree from a recognized University in any of the following areas of specialization.
a) Analytical Chemistry
b) Industrial Chemistry
c) Chemistry
d) Biochemistry
e) Biotechnology
f) Applied Biology
g) Medical Microbiology
h) Medical Laboratory Sciences.
• BSc. Degree from a recognized university in the specified areas.
• KCSE mean grade C+ (Plus) or equivalent; or KCSE C (Plain) with a relevant diploma from a recognized institution.
• Have at least three (3) years relevant working experience in Grade C/D.
• Computer literate
• Demonstrate leadership and administrative skills
Candidates with a B.Sc. Degree in the fields above or their equivalent may also be considered on condition that they have at least eight (8) years relevant work experience.

27. TECHNICIAN - GRADE A/B
QUALIFICATIONS:
• KCSE mean grade C (Plain)) or equivalent; or KCSE C- (Minus) with a relevant Certificate from a recognized institution
• Professional qualification of Diploma in any of the following areas from a recognized institution:
a) Analytical Chemistry
b) Industrial Chemistry
c) Chemistry
d) Botany
e) Biochemistry
f) Biotechnology
g) Applied Biology
h) Medical Microbiology
i) Medical Laboratory Sciences.
• At least three (3) years relevant working
• Computer literate


SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY TOURISM AND LEISURE STUDIES
28. CHEF
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Diploma or two (2) years Certificate course in food production or related field from a recognized institution and three (3) years experience in a 4 or 5 star hotel in a similar position.
• Must have served for at least two (2) years as a Chef De Partie in a in a 4 or 5 star hotel
• KCSE Grade C (Plain) or equivalent.
• Computer literate.

29. RESTAURANT MANAGER
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Diploma in Hospitality Management.
• Two (2) years experience in running a stand-alone 4 or 5 star restaurant
• Good Marketing experience for the Food and Beverage Industry.
• Computer literate.


TERMS OF SERVICE:

For these positions, employment will be on permanent and pensionable terms subject to Retirements Benefits Authority (RBA) regulations.
The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address. Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed.

Applicants should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Kenyatta University
P. O. BOX 43844 – 00100
NAIROBI

To be received not later than,

28th January 2020

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

Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

Only successful candidates will be contacted


PROF. FATUMA CHEGE
DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION)

Cc. Vice Chancellor
Deputy Vice Chancellors

 

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OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION)
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INTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT- REGISTRAR (PLANNING AND STRATEGY)
Kenyatta University Council wishes to invite applications from eminent individuals who are suitably qualified with outstanding academic credentials and relevant administrative experience for the position of Registrar (Planning and Strategy);
Key Qualifications & Experience:

  • Be a holder of an earned Ph.D. degree or equivalent from a reputable University.
  • Candidates with training in Project Planning, Economics, Strategic Management and Business Management will have added advantage.
  • Must be at least a Senior Lecturer or equivalent.
  • Applicants should have at least five (5) years proven administrative work experience at a senior level, in a reputable institution of higher learning or have at least five (5) years industry experience with strong ability and knowledge in strategic planning and implimentation. .
  • Have knowledge and skills in planning, developing and implementing strategic plans.

Duties and Responsibilities:
While reporting to Vice Chancellor;

  • Spearhead development of the University’s strategic plan and the regular review of the same so as to guide in determination of the long term goals of the University.
  • Participate in the development of the University’s master plan so as to offer guidance towards achievement of the University’s strategic direction.
  • Develop and continually co-ordinate customer satisfaction and service delivery standards so as to ensure continued achievement of desired organizational goals..
  • Spearhead formulation of an organizational framework for planning and administration of Income Generating Activities (IGAs) to gurantee their profitability
  • Generate periodic comparative data on institutional performance in relation to other similar institutions so as to guide in benchmarking of best practices.
  • In collaboration with other members of Management Board, participate in development of long term and short term policies to govern the strategic operations of the various units of the University .
  • Organize the periodic review of all relevant policies so as to enhance continuous improvement in service delivery within the University.
  • Give contribution to the development of annual budgets, for use on strategic objectives for the University.
 

TERMS OF SERVICE:
The terms of Service for this position is Four (4) year renewable contract subject to satisfactory performance.
A competitive remuneration package which includes basic salary, generous house allowance, medical cover as per University Scheme, Leave allowance and Official transport will be provided.
Applicants should submit certificates and testimonials by writing directly to:


Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Kenyatta University
P. O. BOX 43844 – 00100
NAIROBI

To be received not later than,

28th January 2020

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

Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

Only successful candidates will be contacted


PROF. FATUMA CHEGE
DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR (ADMINISTRATION)

Cc. Vice Chancellor
Deputy Vice Chancellors

 


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