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Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) is a non profit umbrella organisation of twenty Seven (27) community conservancies in Northern Kenya and whose mission is to develop resilient community conservancies which transform people’s lives, secure peace and conserve natural resources.

NRT seeks to establish a satellite base in the North Rift Region and in partnership with Tullow Kenya B.V. aims to support the establishment of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties.

We are seeking to invite applications from exceptional, self-motivated, and energetic individuals for the following positions within our newly created NRT North Rift Cluster, to support the establishment and development of community conservancies in Turkana and West Pokot Counties;

Office Assistant

Job Ref. 1035
 
Reporting to the HR admin officer, the Office Assistant will be responsible for (support services like delivery of correspondence, maintaining office and compound, cooking tea/lunch for staff etc):
·                     Clean all offices and meeting rooms: floors, desks, shelves, glass doors, windows (from inside) and surface of office equipment;
·                     Tea service includes preparing tea and coffee and serving them as required, clearing and collecting used cups and washing them, keeping kitchens clean and in order, and other related duties.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
·                     Holder of a KSCE or a certificate course;
·                     Computer literacy, particularly Microsoft Office Word;
·                     Accuracy/Attention to detail and controls.
Drivers (3)

Job Ref. 1036
 
The driver will have the overall responsibility of offering both administrative and logistical support to
the NRT team to help in achieving set targets and objectives. 

Reporting to the HR & Administration Officer.

Specifically the driver will be required to:
·                     Ensuring proper maintenance of vehicles and tools assigned to them;
·                     Ensuring safety of passengers/property in the vehicle;
·                     Ensuring full compliance to the traffic regulations and code;
·                     Promoting positive corporate image of the company.
The ideal candidate should be:
·                     Holder of a “BCE” class driving licence with PSV certificate;
·                     Possess over five years post training experience;
·                     Minimum of KCPE and Candidates with KSCE (grade C) will have an added advantage;
·                     Willing to work longer hours and in NRT areas of operation;
·                     Minimum Grade Test III Mechanical training.

HR and Administration Officer

Job Ref. 1034
 
Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer and with a close working relationship with the NRT Hqs Senior HR and Admin Officer, the North Rift HR and Admin Officer will provide adequate operational support to meet planned activities and among other duties provide sufficient administrative information necessary to make informed decisions.

Main Activities
·                     General Administration;
·                     Employee records management- Ensure that all staff have all statutory documents and all employee files have all the required documents PIN, NSSF, NHIF;
·                     Timely provision of resources (stationery, supplies, equipment, records, etc);
·                     Maintain an updated Fixed Assets Register;
·                     Maintain an updated stores inventory book;
·                     Maintain a well managed procurement system with well documented processes that follow donor regulations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 
The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
·                     A strong drive for results with demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a member of team; to work with a diversity of stakeholders and communities; and to effectively coordinate, lead and motivate a multidisciplinary staff;
·                     Ability to work effectively in remote areas, in cross-cultural situations, with diverse economic and professional background.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
·                     Minimum of a Bachelor degree in Business Administration / Human Resource Management;
·                     At least 3 years relevant experience;
·                     Membership of relevant professional bodies is a must i.e. IHRM and KIM;
·                     Computer literacy, particularly Microsoft Office Word, Email, Excel and Power Point.

Conservancies Coordinator - Turkana

Job Ref. 1033
 
Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer and with a close working relationship with the NRT team and Conservancy Managers in Turkana County, the Conservancies Coordinator will be responsible for;
·                     Effective implementation of the agreed field activities with community conservancies;
·                     To attend and represent NRT at conservancy board meetings, sub-committee meetings of conservancies and community meetings over conservancy issues and if need be convene and facilitate the same;
·                     To assist conservancy managers in developing quarterly work plans and reports
·                     To provide training to conservancy management staff and board/committee representatives on relevant aspects of management, administration and governance.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
·                     Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social science or any other related faculties;
·                     3 years experiences in community based development and project management;
·                     Be a team player and have strong interpersonal skills;
·                     Willingness to travel to hardship areas and knowledge of basic computer applications.

Conservancies Accountant

Job Ref.1032
 
Reporting to the Senior Accountant and with a close working relationship with the NRT team and
Conservancy Managers , the Conservancies Accountant will be responsible for:-
·                     Working closely and Reporting to the Conservancy Manager to ensure the effective operation of the Conservancy;
·                     Ensuring timely and accurate processing of all financial transactions;
·                     Tracking expenditure from funds granted by or disbursed via Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT);
·                     Leading annual budgeting process & cash projections;
·                     Assisting the Conservancy Manager in formulating grant proposals, negotiating contracts and preparing financial reports to donors and the board.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
 
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:
·                     At least a Bachelors Degree in Accounting / Finance. Possession of a CPA (K) will be an added advantage;
·                     A minimum of three years relevant post qualification work experience;
·                     Hands-on knowledge and experience in computerised accounting preferably Quick Books;
·                     Good financial management skills;
·                     Excellent people management skills and experience;
·                     Good report writing skills;
·                     Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.

Senior Accountant

Job Ref. 1027

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer and with a close working relationship with the NRT Hqs’ Chief Finance Officer, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for:-
·                     Coordination of the day to day activities of the finance department;
·                     Leading and guiding the reporting process;
·                     Ensuring compliance with the conservancy financial policy as well as statutory financial requirements;
·                     Ensuring prudent management of donor funds;
·                     Ensuring conservancy operations are running smoothly and effectively.
Detailed Responsibilities include
·                     Supervision of the Conservancy banking arrangements to ensure adequate liaison with principal bankers;
·                     Preparation of monthly income and expenditure account and respective bank reconciliations;
·                     Establishing and maintaining effective financial and accounting policies, procedures and systems for the Conservancy;
·                     Providing oversight and guiding Conservancy Board;
·                     Tracking expenditure from funds granted by or disbursed via Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT).
Minimum Qualification Requirements
 
The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:
·                     At least a Bachelors Degree in Accounting / Finance and CPA (K);
·                     A minimum of Five years relevant work experience;
·                     Hands-on knowledge and experience in computerised accounting preferably Quick Books;
·                     Good financial management skills;
·                     Excellent people management skills and experience;
·                     Good report writing skills;
·                     Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
How to Apply

Interested candidates and particularly those from the target areas who meet the minimum qualifications are requested to send their detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, a daytime phone contact, email address, and the names of three professional referees to info@nrt-kenya.org by close of business 25th December, 2014.

If you do not hear from us within 30 days, consider yourself unsuccessful.

Senior HR & Admin Officer
Northern Rangelands Trust
Private Bag Isiolo

Website: www.nrt-kenya.org

Or Registered mails to: 

NRT North Rift Office,


 P.O Box 521 Lodwar-30500

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