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University of Nairobi
Applications are invited for the following positions:-

Deputy Finance Officer
(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 – 3 years at least Senior Accountant I or as Assistant Chief Internal Auditor or equivalent.

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

They 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.

Assistant Procurement Officer, Procurement Division

Grade CD
(1 Post)


Applicants should be holders of at least a Bachelors’ degree in Commerce (Marketing, supplies option or Business Administration), Bachelor of Supplies Management or Bachelors of Arts in Economics from a recognized university. 

Applicants with an MBA will also be considered. I n both cases, those with a CIPS level 4 will have an added advantage. They must be computer literate. Reports from two referees are requirement.

Note: The appointment is on a one year contract renewable on mutual agreement
Legal Officer (Assistant Registrar Level) 

(1 Post)



Applicants should be holders of LLM degree and CPS (k) and must be Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

They must have at least six (6) years’ experience and must be computer Literate.

Applicants who have practical experience in conveyancing and research contracts will have a definite advantage. 

They must be a able to work with minimum supervision.

Senior Legal Assistant Officer 

Grade EF

 (1 Post)


Applicants should be holders of LLB degree and must be Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. 

They must have at least three (3) years experience in a busy legal department. 

They must be computer Literate.

Farm Manager (Lecturer Equivalent)
(1 Post)

Applicants should be holders of BSc Agriculture or equivalent. 

They should have at least five years’ experience and success in managing a busy mixed farm.

The applicants should have technical and practical competence in crop and livestock management, and proven ability to meet set farm targets. 

They should be innovative and have strong budgeting, leadership, teamwork and supervisory skills. 

They should have a good understanding of the public procurement system and government regulations related to farm activities.

Successful applicants will be responsible for organizing farm administration, managing and maintaining farm infrastructure and assets, ensuring security and safety of assets and personnel, managing staff and finances, planning production targets, implementing best practices in crop and livestock management, marketing and selling produce, monitoring farm performance and implementing short-term agricultural trainings and outreach activities.

Note: The appointment is on a two-year contract renewable on mutual agreement
Tutorial Fellow, Department of Extra Mural Studies

(2 Posts)



Applicants should be holders of Masters Degree in business related field or in Distance Education from recognized university.

They are expected to have registered for Ph.D.

The successful candidates will be expected to assist Lecturers in the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

1. Applicants for academic posts (AC) should forward ten (10) 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, research activities and publications they appear in. 

Applicants for non-academic posts (AD) should submit seven (7) of the above supporting documents and applications letter.

2. In both cases, 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 codes as shown for each posts in the advertisement.

3. Applications should be addressed as per the codes below:-

·                        R&T: The Deputy Registrar, Recruitment & Training Section, P.O Box 30197-00100 Nairobi
·                        CEES: The Principal, College of Education & External Studies, Box 30197-00100, Nairobi.
Please note that the University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer. 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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Closing Date: January 16, 2016

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