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University of Nairobi
Applicants are invited for the following position:

Executive Director, University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA)
(Assistant Registrar Level)

Ref: AC/4/182/15 
(R & T)

1 Post
1.0 Introduction
The University of Nairobi Alumni Association (UONAA) was founded by the UON Alumni in 2005 with a vision of becoming a leader in promoting active, visible leadership in the community and to foster interaction between alumni and the students of the University of Nairobi and the Industry. 

To achieve this vision, the Association is looking for skilled, dynamic and talented persons to assist in  the growth and development of the Association.

2.0 The Position
The successful candidate will report to the Board of Directors and will be expected to be in charge of 
  • Policy and Strategy Formulation; 
  • Overall In-Charge of the Office Operations; 
  • Resource Mobilization and Proposals Development; 
  • Fund-raising and seeking donations for the Association; 
  • Ensuring that statutory and legal requirements are implemented;
  • Implementing Executive Committee resolutions; 
  • Protocol and Public Relations function and receiving the Association’s guests; 
  • Link person between the industry, local/international Chapters and the Association.
3.0 Key Requirements
Applicants must be holders of a Masters degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Public Relations, Management or equivalent qualifications; PhD will be an added advantage. 

They must possess excellent interpersonal Communication Skills/Public Relations and a good understanding of the Alumni Affairs in a university setting.

In addition, they should have a track record in fundraising and friends-raising, project management and demonstrate hands-on skills in resource mobilization. 

They should be Computer Literate. Applicants who are members of the UoN Alumni Association will have added advantage.

4.0 Other Requirements
  • Minimum of five (5) years of demonstrable experience in Alumni Affairs
  • Demonstrated technical capacity to engage different partners
  • Knowledge and training in Alumni Management locally and internationally
  • Understanding of public/private sector international relations and collaboration
  • Energy and capacity to meet and surpass set targets
  • Passionate for excellence and teamwork
5.0 Terms: The position is on three (3) year contract renewable based on performance.

Executive Assistant (Assistant Registrar Level)
1. Office of The Director, Directorate of University Advancement (DUA)
AC/4/183/15 (R & T)
1 Post
2. Office of The Deputy Director (Resource Mobilization, Collaborations and Partnerships), Directorate Of University Advancement (DUA)
AC/4/184/15 (R & T)
1 Post
The Purpose: These positions are responsible for a variety of complex support and coordination activities for the Directorate of University Advancement (DUA). 

They will assist in development, implementation and management of university wide advancement strategy and liaison with Development Partners.
The Position: One Executive Assistant will work under the supervision of Director, University Advancement while the other will serve under the Deputy Director (Resource Mobilization, Collaborations and  Partnerships).

Scope of Work
The Executive Assistant will perform the following roles: -
  • Coordination of all paper and workflow between the advancement office and university partners.
  • Design, organization and implementation of administrative systems and procedures and perform all necessary support duties in the advancement office.
  • Serve all the administrative liaison between DUA and University partners.
  • Proofreading, editing and fact checking of proposals developed.
  • Carry out research to effectively and efficiently synchronize University and partners needs.
  • Scheduling meetings and conferences.
  • Preparation and distribution of meeting minutes.
  • Any other task assigned from time to time.
Key Requirements
  • A Bachelors Degree in Business Management or any other relevant qualification.
  • Minimum of three (3) years demonstrable experience working in a resource mobilization and partnership-building environment.
  • Must be a professional, confidential, honest and reliable person.
  • Must have confidence and ability to deal effectively politely with people from different backgrounds, experience levels and in all types of situations.
  • Must have analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrable high levels of organization and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced environment with multiple and often conflicting interests.
Terms: Successful candidates will be appointed at Assistant Registrar level and will serve on permanent and pensionable terms.

1. Deputy Finance Officer
Ref: AC/4/185/15 (R & T)
(2 Posts)
Applicants must be qualified Accountants with CPA (K) who are registered members of ICPAK. Candidates must possess Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Management or Finance and MBA. 

PhD will be an added advantage. 

They must have gained at least nine (9) years relevant experience - at least 3 years at Senior Accountant I or as Assistant Chief Internal Auditor. 

Candidates are required to have Information Technology skills and proficiency in Computerized Accounting.

The Successful candidate will be responsible for planning and implementation of sound Accounting systems. 

The candidate will be expected to provide financial, accounting and audit reports in the areas under his/her jurisdiction.

He/She will be responsible for interpretation of financial policies and will be expected to carry out research and training in Financial Management as well as developing Accounting staff.

2. Deputy Procurement Manager
Ref: AC/4/186/15 (R & T)
(3 Posts)
Applicants must have a Masters degree in Supply and Logistics, Commerce, Economics or Business Administration or its equivalent. 

They should also have Final CIPS Diploma or equivalent from a recognized body in Purchasing and Supply. 

They should be members of a professional body and  should have served in the position of Senior Procurement Officer for a period of three (3) years. 

They should have consistently demonstrated outstanding management and administration skills in Procurement and Supplies Management and shown qualities of leadership and capability at Senior Management level.
The successful candidate will be responsible in coordination and control of administration issues. 

In addition he/she will be responsible in the procurement functions of a large college with substantive donor funded projects. 

He/She will also work in the Procurement Secretariat at the Head Office and be part of Contract Administrative team and may deputize the Procurement Manager. 

He/She will also carry out research and market surveys, manage the Procurement Website, Prepare Procurement and Disposal Statutory Reports and manage compliance issues and suppliers data base.

1. Applicants should forward ten (10) copies of their application letters accompanied by similar number of certified copies of certificates and C.Vs giving details of their qualifications, experience, advancement activities and testimonials.
2. Applications and related documents should be forwarded through the applicants’ heads of departments and applicants should state their current designations and salaries and other benefits attached to those designations. 

They should quote post reference code as shown in the advertisement.
3. Applications should be addressed to :-
The Vice-Chancellor
University of Nairobi
P.O Box 30197-00100
Please note that the University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer. 
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Closing Date: Tuesday May 6, 2015

College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine
Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics
PACT-CoE Project Positions
The University of Nairobi, through the Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics, College of Health Sciences, has received funding from the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention to support and implement high quality, equitable, accessible, sustainable and comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment and support services in Kenya. 

To achieve this objective, the Project seeks to fill the following positions:

1. Project Doctor - Paediatrics (Paediatrician)
1 Post
The successful candidates will be involved in providing higher level PMTCT and paediatric care and treatment services, training, mentorship, support supervision and quality improvement among other technical responsibilities.

Key roles and responsibilities will include
  • Provide technical support on the design and implementation of community and facility based PMTCT and paediatric prevention, care and treatment activities
  • Work to strengthen monitoring and evaluation of PMTCT and paediatric HIV programs
  • Strengthen technical leadership on PMTCT and paediatric prevention, care and treatment
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations and other materials to key project stakeholders
  • Attend appropriate technical meetings and workshops, and participate in relevant training events related to PMTCT and paediatric HIV
Applicants should be holders of a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB and MMed (Paediatrics and Child Health) degrees from a recognized university and registered with the Kenya Medical Practitioners’ and Dentists’ board with a valid license.

Those who have prior work experience in the field of HIV programming within the public sector will have an added advantage. Computer literacy is desirable

2. Project Doctor – Internal Medicine (Medical Officer)
1 Post
The Project Doctor (Internal Medicine) will be involved in providing high level adult and adolescence care and treatment, leadership, training, mentorship, and quality improvement among others. 

Key roles and responsibilities will include 
  • Provide technical support on the design and implementation of facility –based prevention, care and treatment services
  • Work to strengthen monitoring and evaluation of adult and adolescence HIV programs
  • Strengthen technical leadership in adult and adolescence prevention, care and treatment.
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations and other materials to key project stakeholders
  • Attend appropriate technical meetings and workshops, and participate in relevant training events related to Adult and Adolescence HIV.
Applicants should be holders of a Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery ( MBChB ) and MMed (Internal Medicine) degrees from a recognised university and be registered with the Kenya  Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board with a valid practice licence.

Candidates must have at least 3 year working experience in the field of Public Sector HIV programming.

3. Health Records and Information Officer (HRIO) 
1 Post
Location: Nairobi
Applicants must have a minimum of C-plus at KCSE and should be in possession of a Diploma in Medical Records and Information Management from a recognized institution; and at least 2 years work experience in in health records and information management in a healthcare environment.

They should be proficient in MS suite including spread sheets and databases. 

Those with training and knowledge of SPSS, Epi Info or Stata will have a distinct advantage. 

The successful candidate will develop and maintain health records infrastructure for routine patient management, quality improvement and reporting including
  • Registration of patients and inputting their demographic details in the system.
  • Filing patients medical records files as per the Straight Numeric filing system
  • Filing laboratory reports and radiological films in the patient files
  • Preparing new medical records files and retrieval of the same (prior to clinic visits)
  • Booking appointments and providing information for managing defaulter tracing
  • Data reconstruction and entry
  • Data quality assurance
  • Compiling service (CCC, HTC, Laboratory, Pharmacy and PMTCT) use statistics
  • Other duties as may be assigned by Facility Management from time to time.
4. Driver
1 Post
Location: Nairobi / Kiambu / Kirinyaga
Applicants should be holders of at least a KCSE certificate or an equivalent qualification.

He/She must be in possession of Class B, C and E Driving License and a PSV certificate. 

Not less than 4 years continuous driving experience. 

He/She must have good communication skills in English and Kiswahili, both oral and written and have good interpersonal skills. 

Knowledge of motor vehicle mechanical repairs and Experience with the University transport regulations will be an added advantage. 

He/She must have a certificate of good conduct.

All the positions are full-time and on a one year contract renewable on satisfactory performance and mutual consent.

 Applicants should submit seven (7) copies of the application letter and supporting documents to: 

The Principal, 
College of Health Sciences, 
P.O. Box 30197-00100, 
Please note that the University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Closing Date: Friday, May 8, 2015.

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