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Job Vacancies at KASNEB, Nairobi

KASNEB is a state corporation in the National Treasury operating under the Accountants Act, No. 15 of 2008 and the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya Act, Cap 534 of 1988. 

The mandate of KASNEB is to develop syllabuses, conduct professional and technician examinations; certify candidates in finance, accountancy, governance, management, information communication technology and related disciplines; promote its qualifications nationally and globally and accredit relevant training institutions.
 
The vision of KASNEB is to be a world-class professional examinations body.
 

In keeping with current strategic needs, KASNEB wishes to fill the following vacancy:
 
Clerk of Works

Job Level 7

1 Position

Ref: HRA/CLW/I/XIV-2014
 
Reporting to the Project Manager, the Clerk of Works will be responsible for:
·                     Proper scoping of works and timely delivery of the project.
·                     Ensuring that construction work is carried out in accordance with legislation, specification, contract documentation and industry best practice.
·                     Ensuring that high standards of quality control are maintained through monitoring the construction, contract progress, procedures, workmanship, schedules and the overall job safety as well as effective coordination between the contractor and the consultants.
·                     Acting as a liaison person between KASNEB and the Project team.
·                     Liaising with the Project Engineer and/or Consultants on the general supervision and matters related to the project.
·                     Monitoring the on-going works to ensure quality control (materials and workmanship) and effective use of resources.
·                     Carrying out day to day supervision of the works under the authority of the Architect.
·                     Ensuring that construction work schedules are maintained and compiling weekly site reports.
·                     Keeping custodian of the site book and other project records.
·                     Maintaining the day to day site diaries showing all records and making arrangements with the contractors for material tests at various stages of the construction progress.
The Clerk of Works will be expected to:
·                     Be familiar with the projects’ information inclusive of drawings, estimates, bills of quantities, written instructions, as well as the principles of the designs, specifications, details and construction systems and using them as a reference when inspecting the work.
·                     Comply with standards, specifications, time schedules and safety requirements.
·                     Take measurements and samples on site to make sure that the work and the materials meet the specifications and quality standards.
·                     Ensure that the works are within the legal requirements.
Qualifications and Experience
 
The ideal candidate will possess the following academic and professional qualifications and experience:
·                     A Higher National Diploma (HND) or Bachelors degree in Building Construction Management or related discipline from a recognized Institution.
·                     Relevant experience of at least 5 years in a reputable construction site of a multi-storey development.
·                     Must be familiar with Health and Safety rules and regulations.
·                     Membership to a relevant Institute will be an added advantage.
Key Personal Attributes
 
The ideal candidate should:
·                     Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity, initiative and professionalism.
·                     Be a team player with a pleasant outgoing personality and customer focus.
·                     Possess excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, presentation and reporting skills.
·                     Be proactive, confident, self-driven and able to meet deadlines.

1. Assistant Manager, Planning and Policy Analysis

Job Level 5
 
1 Position

Ref: HRMA/PS/AMPPA/XII-2014
 
Reporting to the Manager, Planning and Strategy, the Assistant Manager, Planning and Policy Analysis will be responsible for:
·                     Analysing statistical information, surveys and other data.
·                     Analysing business intelligence information.
·                     Analysing research findings of reports of surveys.
·                     Monitoring policy developments.
·                     Co-ordinating policy and research projects.
·                     Providing support data to inform strategic planning and performance management.
·                     Providing quantitative data analysis for use in decision making.
·                     Preparing proposals for research.
·                     Assisting in preliminary data collection as may be required from time to time.
·                     Assisting in monitoring the implementation of ISO 9001:2008 quality management system.
Qualifications and Experience
 
The ideal candidate will possess the following academic and professional qualifications and experience:
·                     A bachelors degree in management, administration, economics or related discipline from a recognised university.
·                     A masters degree will be an added advantage.
·                     A minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience.
·                     Training and knowledge in ISO quality management system processes.
·                     Possession of advanced computer skills.
Key Personal Attributes
 
The ideal candidate should:
·                     Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
·                     Be a team player with a pleasant outgoing personality and customer focus.
·                     Possess excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, presentation and reporting skills.
·                     Possess excellent research and analytical skills.
2. Marketing Officer

Job Level 7

1 Position

Ref: HRA/MCA/MO/XIII/11-2014]
 
Reporting to the Manager, Marketing and Publications the Marketing Officer will be responsible for the following activities at a branch office:
·                     Implementing the branch marketing plan.
·                     Carrying out surveys and market needs analysis for the branch.
·                     Preparing the branch marketing budget.
·                     Assisting in preparation and implementation of the county strategy.
·                     Preparing and implementing branch marketing programmes.
·                     Preparing briefs for branch marketing activities.
·                     Compiling market intelligence reports for the branch.
·                     Coordinating the distribution of promotional materials in the branch.
·                     Preparing and submitting progress reports.
·                     Liaising with stakeholders/strategic partners in the promotion of the activities of KASNEB.
Qualifications and Experience
 
The ideal candidate will possess the following academic and professional qualifications and experience:
·                     A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communication, Public Relations or related discipline from a university accredited by the Commission for University Education.
·                     Professional qualifications in Marketing or Public Relations from a recognised professional body will be a distinct advantage.
·                     Membership of a recognised Marketing or Public Relations professional body.
·                     Advanced computer skills.
·                     Minimum three (3) years relevant experience.
Key Personal Attributes
 
The ideal candidate should:
·                     Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity, initiative and professionalism.
·                     Be a team player with a pleasant outgoing personality and customer focus.
·                     Possess excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, presentation and reporting skills.
·                     Be proactive, confident, self-driven and able to meet deadlines.
Application Procedure
 
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, academic and professional certificates, national identity card, testimonials, current and expected salary and names and addresses of three referees so as to reach the undersigned not later than Wednesday, 10 December 2014.

Those who had applied in response to the advertisements in 2013 need not re-apply.

The envelope should be marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and indicate the “REFERENCE NUMBER” of the position applied for and be addressed to:

The Secretary and Chief Executive
KASNEB
KASNEB Towers
Hospital Road, Upper Hill
P.O. Box 41362-00100
Nairobi, Kenya

KASNEB is an equal opportunity employer.

“Qualified women, minorities and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply”.

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