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Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK), a key public communication and financial services provider, invites qualified and interested applicants to fill the following positions;

Corporation Secretary

Department: Legal Services
Grade: MG2
Location: Nairobi Posta House

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide secretarial and legal services to Postal Corporation of Kenya.
  • Monitoring corporate governance policies and their implementation after Board approval.

  • Chief Legal Advisor to the Corporation Board of Directors.
  • Reviewing and developing legal and communication policies, procedures and recommending areas of improvement.
  • Preparing Board papers and presenting during the meetings.
  • Ensuring safe custody of property and assets documents.
  • Ensuring proper drawing of legal documents as per approved policies and procedures.
  • Preparing legal reports and opinion on matters involving PCK for presentation to the Board or senior management meeting.
  • Preparing budget and ensuring effective control.
  • Ensuring that the Corporation insurance cover is legally adequate and terms and conditions are complied with.
  • Ensuring that the Corporation complies with statutory and other regulatory requirement.
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Offer secretarial services to the Board.
  • Supervising, appraising staff and identifying their development and training needs.
  • Adhere to all corporate policies, procedures and business ethic codes and ensure that they are communicated and implement within the department.
  • A member of the executive management of the corporation, participating in making decisions on all matters relevant to the running of the corporation.
  • Undertake any other duties assigned by the Postmaster General.> .
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB).
  • Masters of Law (LLM) will be an added advantage.
  • Certified Public Secretary (CPS).
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Member of a professional body.
  • 10 years working experience and be an enrolled Lawyer and Advocate of the High Court and must be 35 years of age and above.
  • Strong analytical and organization skills.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer application.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
General Manager, Finance & Accounts

Department: Finance & Accounts
Grade: MG2
Location: Nairobi Posta House

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership in the Department of Finance & Accounts
  • Formulate financial resources mobilization strategies that are necessary to implement corporate goals.
  • Develop an appropriate costing model to ascertain the cost of service delivery.
  • Prepare financial statement to ensure that financial benchmarks are being met.
  • Co-ordinate budgetary preparations and ensure that approval limits are observed.
  • Develop and implement a prudent investment policy in line with Board directives.
  • Observance of recognized financial and accounting standards.
  • Oversee the preparation of overall organization strategy and corporate planning.
  • Compliance with audit recommendations, procurement policies and procedures.
  • Provide strategic forecast, planning and control of PCK assets and revenue.
  • Provide strategic guidance on formulation of strategic business plans in short, medium and long term.
  • Control expenses to meet budget guidelines.
  • Adhere to the corporation policies, procedures and business ethics and ensure that they are communicated and implemented in the departments.
  • Provide timely feedbacks on the performance of the department.
  • Undertake any other duties assigned by the Postmaster General.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in B. Comm (Accounting Option)
  • MBA will be an added advantage
  • CPA (K) or ACCA or its equivalent.
  • Member of a professional body.
  • Ten (10) years working experience in a senior position in a relevant field and must be 35 years and above.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • High integrity
  • Team player and strong leadership and management skills
  • Be computer literate, knowledge on finance and accounting software packages.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to present financial information effectively to specialists and non-specialists.
Head of Department, Information Communication Technology

Department/Section: Information Technology 
Grade: MG3
Location: Nairobi Posta House (GPO) 

Qualifications and Experience
  • Developing the long-term vision and technical architecture of the PCK IT strategy.
  • Identifying and implementing appropriate IT technologies to meet the short and long term PCK business requirements.
  • Managing the departmental budgeting processes and directing the proper and effective utilization of the same.
  • Identifying and forging of strategic IT relationships with key potential partners for on-going project implementations and support.
  • Providing expert extensive contact with the executive management staff of PCK to identify and priorities key IT initiatives.
  • Formulating and enforcing of all the PCK ICT security policies in conjunction with the other departmental heads.
  • A member of the executive management of the corporation, participating in making decisions on all matters relevant to the running of the corporation.
  • Establish plans and strategies in development of training and educational programs in ICT for the user departments.
  • Provide leadership towards the achievements set targets in ICT departments.
  • Perform any other duties as may be directed by the Postmaster General.
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Adhere to the corporation policies, procedures and business ethics and ensure that they are communicated and implemented.
  • Undertake any other contingent duties assigned to him/her by the PMG.
Qualifications and Experience
  • A Bachelors degree in Information Technology.
  • Relevant Masters degree in Information Technology or its equivalent.
  • Professional training from the Institute of Management Information Systems (IMIS) or Accounting.
  • Member of a professional body
  • Seven (7) years relevant experience with broad technical skills in IT including network and systems administrations.
  • Should possess relevant certification such as CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor and CCNA – Cisco
  • Certified Network Administrator
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player and with strong leadership.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Head of Department, Internal Audit & Risk Management

Department/Section: Internal Audit & Risk Management
Grade: MG 3
Location: Nairobi Posta House (GPO) 

Qualifications and Experience
  • Managing the operations of the Internal Audit & Investigations Department to ensure attainment of set objectives and goals.
  • Ensure that the annual Audit and Investigations Plan and timetable is done at the beginning of every financial year for approval.
  • Reviewing and appraising the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal controls, statutory requirements and regulations.
  • Reviewing operations or programs to ascertain results consistency with established objectives and goals.
  • Liaising with external Auditors.
  • Advising Management on external audit queries.
  • Conduct ad hoc audit on PCK Procedures.
  • Prepare and present quarterly audit reports to the Postmaster General and the Audit Committee of the Board.
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Follow up of implementation of Audit& Investigations recommendations.
  • Preparing budget and ensuring effective control.
  • A member of the executive management of the corporation, participating in making decisions on all matters relevant to the running of the corporation.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time
Qualifications and Experience
  • A degree in Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting option or its equivalent
  • Masters of Business Administration degree will be an added advantage
  • CPA (K) or its equivalent
  • Possession of CISA qualifications
  • Should be a member of ICPAK or IAA
  • Should have seven (7) years practical auditing experience
  • Be computer literate
  • Should have thorough knowledge of audit techniques and management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Team player and provide strong leadership
  • Should be a person of high integrity
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure.
Manager, Supply Chain Management 
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Department/Section: Procurement
Grade: MG4
Location: Nairobi Posta House

Qualifications and Experience
  • Manage and co-ordinate the procurement function.
  • Ensure timely, efficient and effective procurement of goods, services and works.
  • Ensure the Corporation gets value for money at all times through competitive bidding and transport procurement processes.
  • Maintain a sound procurement policy that ensures acquisition of goods, services and works is done while strictly adhering to the Public Procurement Regulations.
  • Provide technical and secretarial services to the Corporation Tender Committee and ensure prompt implementation of its decisions.
  • Negotiate for capital expenditure and service contracts if high value and managing new and existing contracts.
  • Establish, in co-ordinating with every department and end-users, quality specifications of goods consumed by the Corporation.
  • Carry out designated checks on quality and security aspects of procurement.
  • Review the supply chain and remove processes that do not add value to the Corporation.
  • Spearhead the annual supplier pre-qualification exercise.
  • Receive all tender applications, ensure they are in safe custody, compile and prepare Corporation Tender Committee papers
  • Provide leadership in the section.
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at building the capacity of individuals and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Control expenses to meet budget guidelines.
  • A member of the executive management of the corporation, participating in making decisions on all matters relevant to the running of the corporation.
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned from time to time by Management.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor of Commerce or BA (Economics Option) or its equivalent
  • MBA in Business Administration or Economics will be an added advantage.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain or CIPS.
  • Minimum of seven (7) years post graduation experience.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Public Procurement and Disposal Act.
  • Good Communication skills as well as Interpersonal skills
  • Good public relations skills.
  • Be a procurement professional as defined in section 26 (8) of the Public Procurement Act.
  • Be computer literate.
Manager, Marketing & Product Development 
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Department/Section: Marketing & Product Development
Grade: MG 4
Location: Nairobi Posta House

Qualifications and Experience
  • Participate in development of annual marketing plan in conjunction with user departments, which details activities to follow during the fiscal year, which will focus on meeting organizational objectives.
  • Work with business units to develop and implement market strategies
  • Develop and manage the Marketing Department Budget.
  • Delivery of all marketing activity within agreed budget. Direction and control of marketing staff where budgets are devolved.
  • Coordinate in the development of new products tailored to meet customer needs
  • Coordinate with other department on brand advertisements
  • Provide regular competition reports on products, pricing and market activities and recommend suggestions for product enhancement
  • Plan, monitor and evaluate the performance of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans
  • Managing the entire customer service life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
  • Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers.
  • Instill commitment, respond promptly to customer needs and give feedback to user Department to improve products and services.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with external and internal customers
  • Perform any other duties as assigned from time to time by Senior Officer
Qualifications and Experience
  • Be in possession of a University degree in B.Com (Business Admin option).
  • A Masters degree or a Diploma in Marketing will be an added advantage.
  • Should have 7 years relevant experience 3 of which should be in a senior position in fast moving goods or service Industry.
  • Good communication, Organizations and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Be result oriented and team player.
  • Be analytical, innovative and Strategic thinker. Be computer literate.
Interested candidates who meet the specified minimum requirements should submit a written application and up-dated Curriculum Vitae through the post and attach relevant copies of certificates and testimonials to the

Postmaster General,
P. O. Box 34567 – 00100
Nairobi

to reach him not later than 25th March, 2011.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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