Examinations Officer, Procurement Officer, Regional Officers and ICT Administrator Jobs September 2015

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A local professional corporate body with offices in Nairobi wishes to fill the vacancies below.

The organization’s core mandate is the development of professionalism through delivery of advisory services, continuous learning programs, professional examinations and certification, registration and licensing, and the regulation of professional conduct and ethics.

Examinations Officer

Job purpose: To support delivery of examinations administered nationwide

Responsibilities

  • Support review of syllabuses
  • Liaise with examiners in the development of examinations
  • Support publication of professional materials for training and examinations
  • Plan and organize seminars for examiners and trainers
  • Participate in marketing of the examinations
  • Participate in accreditation of training institutions
  • Support the administration and supervision of examinations
  • Coordinate appointment of supervisors, chief invigilators and invigilators
  • Support the marking of examinations and related activities
  • Liaise with training institutions and colleges in the arrangement of examination centers
  • Coordinate processing of examinations and release of results

Qualifications/Experience/Skills

  • Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in education or business related field
  • Diploma in purchasing and supply management is an added advantage;
  • Computer literate and experienced in use of standard spreadsheet and Word Processing software packages
  • Member of a professional body
  • Minimum 3 years experience coordinating examinations or similar projects
  • Skills in business strategy development
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Analytical, good planner, highly organized
  • Self driven and result oriented
  • Honesty, integrity, high levels of commitment to tasks assigned and able to work long hours

Procurement Officer

Job purpose: Manage and support the organisation’s purchasing and supply function within existing policies and procedures to achieve set strategic goals and objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, implement and monitor procurements within established frameworks
  • Manage inventories
  • Analyze and manage spend
  • Provide guidance to and coordinate teams/committees involved in procurement
  • Manage relationships with suppliers
  • Document and report on procurement and supply chain activities within the organization
  • Advise the organization on procurement and supply chain management issues
  • Support professional training programs
  • Handle related tasks as assigned

Qualifications/Experience/Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in procurement and supply chain management; or
  • Bachelors Degree in business related discipline and professional certification in procurement;
  • Masters Degree in procurement is an added advantage
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience;
  • Report writing and presentation skills
  • Document management skills;
  • Familiarity with public procurement processes
  • Knowledge of working with ERP systems is an added advantage
  • Knowledge and experienced in use of Excel and Microsoft Word software
  • Membership to a professional body – Kenya Institute of Supplies Management

Regional Officer
(2 Positions)

Job purpose: to encourage, promote and facilitate partnerships, projects and activities in regions across the country, in line with the organizations goals and objectives.
These are full-time positions that will be based in Mombasa and Kisumu.
Responsibilities

  • Support to member recruitment activities at regional level — this includes disseminating information, organizing talks/presentations to organizations and institutions, responding to queries, collecting filled/completed forms and forwarding them to the center, coordinating with the center to host events in the region
  • Support to programs (examinations/curriculum/workshops/other) in the respective regions — this includes, liaison with relevant authorities/offices (government/private etc) event coordination support, market intelligence and marketing support, prospecting for clients
  • Offering advisory services to professionals in the region and/or coordinate the delivery of advisory services to professionals in the region
  • Handle related tasks as assigned

Qualifications/Experience/Skills

  • Bachelors degree in procurement or Bachelors degree in business related discipline and professional certification in procurement
  • Qualifications and Experience in Marketing will have an added advantage
  • Holders of Master degree will have an added advantage
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in procurement and supply chain management three of which should have been in the public sector
  • Analytical, good planner, highly organized
  • Self driven and result oriented

NB: The Regional Officer Position is a two year contract with possibility of extension.

ICT Administrator

Job purpose: to oversee overall maintenance (hardware and software) of information and communication technology facilities, equipments, and systems.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to requests from the staff team in relation to PC hardware, software and associated peripherals.
  • Log support requests and document their outcome to facilitate the resolution of common queries.
  • Pro-actively provide information to the staff team on the progress of outstanding support enquiries.
  • Deploy PC’s and associated peripherals including new installations and redeploy existing equipment as necessary.
  • Install and configure operating systems to an agreed standard.
  • Install and configure software to an agreed standard.
  • Maintain the existing ICT equipment to an agreed standard, through upgrades, new installations and routine procedures.
  • Compile and maintain an accurate inventory of hardware and software.
  • Maintain and support website and the co-ordination of social media platforms such as face-book and twitter.
  • Assist in the development of marketing materials and web content including materials to be used offline.
  • Assist team members to develop skills and knowledge in basic use and maintenance of ICT equipment and social media.
  • Handle related tasks as assigned

Qualifications/Experience/Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ICT; Computer Science or related field
  • Relevant network and routing certifications
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems
  • Over 2 years experience in managing routing and networks
  • Over 2 years in Systems administrations and Windows Server administration
  • Good working knowledge on information security management
  • Information Security certifications will be a distinct advantage
  • Analytical, good planner, highly organized
  • Self driven and result oriented

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements may send their application to the below address by 16th October 2015.
DN/A 1855 P.O Box 49010 – 00100, GPO Nairobi.

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