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Government Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - Tourism Fund

Tourism Fund (TF) is a State Corporation established under the Tourism Act, 2011 which came into operation on 1st September, 2012 vide special issue Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 93 of 24th August, 2012.

The Board of Trustees seeks to recruit a qualified and competent staff to fill the following vacant position:


Internal Audit Manager 


Ref: TF/5/2016
 
Location: NHIF Building, Parking Tower, 5th Floor 

County: Nairobi
 
Job type: Full-Time
 
Job group: 3
 
Job Summary: This position reports to the Board of Trustees and shall be responsible for providing independent and objective assurance on the effectiveness of the Fund’s internal controls, risk management systems and governance processes. 

The position administratively reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • To establish an audit system that ensures quality of internal auditing activities and processes.
  • To plan, organize and carry out internal audits including the preparation of audit plans and the necessary resource requirements.
  • To perform risk-based audits/reviews in line with the annual audit plan.
  • To conduct audit reviews on the effectiveness of risk management systems/processes and adequacy of internal controls.
  • To carry out risk identification, assessment and audit planning for high risk areas within the Fund and develop practical action plans for improvement of controls and management of risks.
  • To serve as a Secretary to the Audit Committee of the Board and to provide reports to the Committee in regards to corporate governance processes and make recommendations for improvement.
  • To manage and oversee the department’s staff training, development and performance evaluation in accordance with the established Performance Management System in liaison with the Director, Finance and Administration.
  • To co-ordinate statutory external audits (Financial and System Audits)
  • To Institute follow up mechanisms to ensure implementation of audit recommendations.
Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field
  • Masters degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • CPA (K) or its equivalent
  • CISA, CIA certification will be an added advantage.
  • Member of ICPAK or Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Have a minimum of eight (8) years post qualification experience three (3) of which must be at senior Audit level.
  • Leadership and integrity qualities as set out in chapter 6 of the Constitution and demonstrated compliance to the public service values and principles as defined in the Constitution.
Key Competences
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Internal Audit Standards, Code of Ethics and other best Practice Auditing and Accounting Standards.
  • Experience in enterprise risk management.
  • Good working knowledge of ICT applications including proficiency in accounting systems and CAATs.
  • Strong Financial Management orientation.
  • Have good communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of strategic management processes.

Procurement Manager 

Ref: TF/4/2016
 
Location: NHIF Buiding, Parking Tower, 5th Floor
 

County: Nairobi
 
Job Type: Three (3) years contract
 
Job Group: 3

Job Summary:
 This position reports to the Director, Finance and Administration and shall be responsible for coordination of procurement functions and to ensure that procurement processes are carried out in line with the procurement law and laid down procedures.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To ensure that all procurements are carried out in line with the law and regulations.
  • To oversee the procurement unit’s preparation and implementation of the budget, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting
  • To prepare and implement procurement and disposal policies and plans
  • To ensure all staff are familiar with and comply with the provisions of procurement law and other related guidelines.
  • To maintain accurate records of inventory, issues and re-order levels.
  • To ensure that contract files of vendors, suppliers’ qualifications, timely deliveries and quality controls are well documented and maintained.
  • To prepare bid documents, quotations and requests for proposals for use by the Fund.
  • To evaluate bids submitted by vendors and make recommendations based on commercial and technical factors
  • To draft vendor contract documents for approval by the Director, Finance and Administration.
  • To manage and conduct performance management reviews for the unit.
Minimum Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Procurement or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Professional qualification in Procurement and Supply Chain Management from a recognized institution.
  • A master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • A member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or a relevant professional body.
  • Possess a valid practicing license.
  • Have a minimum of eight (8) years post qualification experience three (3) of which must be at senior managerial level.
  • Leadership and integrity qualities as set out in chapter 6 of the Constitution and demonstrated compliance to the public service values and principles as defined in the Constitution.
Key Competencies
  • High degree of professional competence and administrative capacity required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of Supply Chain Management programmes.
  • Ability to articulate, interpret supply chain goals, policies and programmes and relate them to the supply chain function.
  • Demonstrate managerial and leadership skills including motivating, mentoring, developing and coaching teams
  • Practical working knowledge and competence with purchasing management software and/or automated procurement systems is mandatory.

Legal Affairs Manager 

Ref: TF/3/2016
 
Location: NHIF Building, Parking Tower, 5th Floor
 

County: Nairobi
 
Job Type: Full-Time
 
Job Group: 3
 
Job Summary: This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and shall be responsible for providing legal advisory services to the Fund so as to protect the its interests while ensuring effective management of legal and contractual risks. 

The position may also serve as the Corporation Secretary.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To formulate policies and give guidance on corporate legal matters.
  • To ensure compliance with legal instruments.
  • To ensure compliance with principles and values of good corporate governance.
  • To provide leadership and ensure efficient and effective utilization of resources in the department.
  • To review and provide advice on legal risks.
  • To review ongoing cases and advise Management accordingly.
  • To conduct training and disseminate appropriate legal information to staff.
  • To review and advise Management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures.
  • To review and draft contracts agreements and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • To manage and co-ordinate progress of outstanding litigations by liaising with external lawyers
  • To participate in the formulation of the Board’s annual plans, programs, projects and budgets.
  • To manage and conduct performance management reviews for the unit.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors of Law (LLB) degree from a recognized institution.
  • Post graduate diploma in law from Kenya School of Law.
  • Master’s degree in law or any other relevant and equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution will be an added advantage.
  • Membership to the Law Society of Kenya (LSK).
  • Must have been admitted as an advocate of High Court of Kenya and be a Commissioner of Oaths.
  • Must have a current practicing certificate.
  • Have a minimum of eight (8) years post qualification experience three (3) of which must be at senior managerial level.
  • Leadership and integrity qualities as set out in chapter 6 of the Constitution and demonstrated compliance to the public service values and principles as defined in the Constitution.
Key Competencies
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with the Laws dealing with government and or commercial contract administration, particularly contract negotiation, preparation and administration
  • Have good communication, interpersonal and analytic skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of strategic management processes
  • Good working knowledge of ICT applications

Director, Levy Operations 

Ref: TF/1/2016
 
Location: NHIF Building, Parking Tower, 5th Floor
 

County: Nairobi
 
Job Type: Three (3) Years Contract
 
Job Grade: 2

Job Summary:
 This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and administration of all Levy matters of the Fund.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • To formulate strategic objectives that will translate into the realization of the Fund’s mandate.
  • To lead the development of the directorate’s strategy in levy collection while ensuring its alignment with the overall strategy.
  • To oversee the development and implementation of the Fund’s levy policies and strategies
  • To oversee the development and implementation of levy operations budget and work plans
  • To build a highly effective team by leading, managing and motivating staff by directing and coaching them where appropriate so that they achieve excellence in delivery
  • To manage capacity development of the staff in the directorate.
  • To ensure performance measures are designed to evaluate performance against the strategic plan
  • To determine the operations efficiency in levy operation
  • Responsible for risk management, compliance, enforcement and ethics.
  • To design and oversee implementation of rapid result initiatives in the organization
  • To identify, recommend and implement emerging trends and best practices in levy collections.
  • To provide liaison role between the levy stakeholders and the Fund
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Administration or Finance
  • Master’s degree in Social Science, Administration or Finance
  • Post Graduate qualification in any related field
  • Member of a recognized professional body
  • At least ten (10) years of experience of which five (5) should have been at a senior management level
  • Leadership and integrity qualities as set out in chapter 6 of the Constitution and demonstrated compliance to the public service values and principles as defined in the Constitution.
Key Competencies
  • A strategic thinker and team player with excellent leadership, management, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge in Strategic Planning and Result Based Performance.
  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge of relevant legislations in regards to public financial management.
  • Be proficient in the use of modern technology based information management systems.
  • Demonstrate Managerial and leadership skills including motivating, mentoring, developing, coaching and leading teams.
  • Demonstrate managerial and leadership skills including motivating, mentoring, developing and coaching teams

Director, Finance & Administration 

Ref: TF/2/2016
 
Location: NHIF Building, Parking Tower, 5th Floor
 

County: Nairobi
 
Job Type: Three (3) Years Contract
 
Job Group: 2
 
Job Summary: The position reports to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for planning, organizing, directing and coordinating finance, Human Capital and Administration, ICT and procurement functions of the Organization
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To formulate strategic objectives that will translate into the realization of the Fund’s mandate.
  • To lead the development of the directorate’s strategy while ensuring its alignment with the overall strategy.
  • To provide leadership and coordinate administrative support services including Finance, Human Capital, Procurement and Information & Communication Technology.
  • To provide leadership in the development and implementation of the directorate budget to ensure optimal allocation of resources in the implementation of the directorate strategy.
  • To provide leadership in the development and implementation of budgets, policies and procedures to support the achievement of the Fund’s strategy.
  • To provide leadership in development of timely and quality work plans for staff at all levels, derived from the directorate overall strategy to ensure effective implementation of the strategy.
  • In charge of the development of the performance measurement tool and its implementation in bi-annual staff appraisals.
  • To ensure there are financial resources, Human resources and assets necessary for the delivery of services.
  • To mentor and coach staff members within the directorate to enhance work performance as set out in the appraisal schemes.
  • To coordinate the development of staff in line with both individual and institutional performance objectives.
  • To coordinate and supervise Finance, Human Capital and Administration services, Procurement and ICT
  • To establish and implement policy framework for attracting, motivating, developing and retaining staff
  • To ensure prudent management and utilization of resources
  • To ensure compliance with statutory reporting requirements
  • Safe custody of official records and documents
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on overall performance of the Organization.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related area from a recognized university
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or its equivalent from a recognized university
  • The Certified Public Accountants, Kenya (CPA-K) qualification
  • membership of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) in good standing
  • At least ten (10) years of experience, five (5) of which must be at senior management level.
  • Leadership and integrity qualities as set out in chapter 6 of the Constitution and demonstrated compliance to the public service values and principles as defined in the constitution.
Key Competencies
  • A strategic thinker and team player with excellent leadership, management, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge in Public Finance, Human Resource Management, Strategic Planning and Result Based Performance.
  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge of relevant legislations in regard to public financial management, public procurement, labor and industrial relations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of budgeting processes
  • Be proficient in the use of modern technology based information management systems.
  • Demonstrate Managerial and leadership skills including motivating, mentoring, developing, coaching and leading teams.
  • Demonstrate professional competence and administrative capacity required for effective planning, direction, control and coordination of the functional areas
  • Demonstrate managerial and leadership skills including motivating, mentoring, developing and coaching teams
Application Process
 
Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications indicating their current salary together with a detailed curriculum vitae, professional certificates and testimonials

The candidate must also attach the following
  • Valid certificate of good conduct
  • EACC clearance
  • HELB clearance certificate
  • Valid KRA compliance itax certificate.
  • Clearance from a reputable credit reference bureau
Applications clearly marked “APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF ……………………………… ” to be addressed to:

The Chairman,
Tourism Fund
P.O. Box 46987 – 00100
Nairobi

Soft copy applications to be sent to chairman@tourismfund.co.ke so as to reach on or before 24th October 2016. 

No hard copies will be accepted.

Minorities and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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