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Vacancies in Daystar University, Nairobi

Transport Coordinator


Purpose of the Job
Responsible for the coordination of transport and logistics while monitoring service providers in line with policies, processes and procedures in line with set objectives
Qualifications
·         A Bachelor’s degree in Logistics and Transport Management or Fleet Management or equivalent;

·         Mechanical Grade test II or III;
·         Driving License Classes A, B, C, & E;
·         Defensive driving certificate;
·         At least 5 years’ experience in a busy transport firm or institution;
·         Registration with the relevant professional body will be an advantage;
·         Christian commitment and practice.
Responsibilities
·         Coordinating all aspects of the transportation services, including scheduling of vehicles and driver shifts, vehicle maintenance, and customer service;
·         Processing transport requests in line with processes and procedures;
·         Monitoring all transportation activities and follow up with travelers and service providers to ensure needs are met;
·         Compiling and maintaining monthly reports and analyzing the findings to achieve objectives;
·         Ensuring up to date licensing, motor vehicle repairs and maintenance, insurance coverage, placement of drivers on authorized drivers list;
·         Preparing and delivering transport safety and security awareness for risk management and compliance;
·         Implementing best practices in transport and vehicle management and customer service;
·         Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture;
·         Ensuring appropriate Christian behavior both internal and external in line with the institution’s Strategy.

Procurement & Contracts Officer
Purpose of the Job
Carrying out the sourcing of goods, works and services including contracts drafting and monitoring based on the principles of value for money in line with objectives and guidelines of the university.
Qualifications
·         A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Economics or Supplies and Purchasing Management or their equivalent;
·         Postgraduate Diploma in Supplies and Purchasing;
·         At least 5 years relevant experience;
·         Must be registered with the relevant professional body – MCIPS or KISM;
·         Must have valid certificate of good conduct;
·         Christian commitment and practice.
Responsibilities
·         Implementing procurement policies and procedures to achieve procurement strategy;
·         Carrying out procurement instructions and processes for goods, services and works in line with set guidelines;
·         Generating and confirming purchase orders using the system in line with processes and procedures;
·         Supporting end-to-end tendering process in line with strategy, policies, processes & procedures;
·         Ensuring contracts and procurement planning and making recommendations for management consideration;
·         Ensuring compliance with the Public Procurement and Disposal Act, laws and regulations;
·         Conducting market analysis for pricing, availability and quality and recommending for consideration;
·         Evaluating supplier performance and providing trends and reports with recommendations for process improvement;
·         Supporting process in the disposal of fixed assets as approved by management;
·         Implementing best practices in procurement, sourcing and purchasing;
·         Ensuring appropriate Christian behaviour with both internal and external parties in line with the institutions Strategy;
·         Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.


Marketing Assistant
Purpose of the Job
Supporting marketing and advertising activities in line with processes and procedures to achieve University objectives
Qualifications
·         A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or its equivalent
·         At least 2 years demonstrable experience
·         Registration with the relevant professional body will be an advantage
·         Christian commitment and practice
Responsibilities
·         Carrying out administrative duties including supporting section activities to facilitate the smooth running of the department
·         Supporting the University’s marketing, advertising and promotional strategies in line with policies, processes and procedures to achieve set objectives and targets
·         Participating in key exhibitions and marketing events and ensuring the visibility, availability and accessibility of promotional materials and security of the same
·         Carrying out market follow ups for potential and prospective clients
·         Manning and attending to front office operations and responding to customer enquiries and taking appropriate action
·         Collecting, sorting and distributing of mails / parcels/bills as instructed
·         Preparing reports as assigned
·         Implementing best practices in front office operations to achieve customer satisfaction
·         Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture
·         Ensuring appropriate Christian behavior both internal and external in line with the institution’s Strategy.

Graphic Designer
Purpose of the Job
Designing, developing and creating visual concepts that communicate inspiring, informative and captivating ideas for the achievement of the corporate brand image and strategy in line with processes and procedures to achieve University objectives.
Qualifications
·         A Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art/Graphic Design or their equivalent
·         At least 5 years demonstrable experience in graphic design
·         Must have professional certifications such as A+, ASP.net/JAVA or their equivalents
·         Registration with the relevant professional body will be an advantage
·         Christian commitment and practice
Responsibilities
·         Designing, developing and creating visual concepts that communicate inspiring, informative and captivating ideas for the achievement of the corporate brand image and strategy in line with processes and procedures to achieve University objectives
·         Designing and developing creative University publications that enhance University brand and image.
·         Designing and developing creative and appealing scripts and marketing materials for the purpose of advertising the University.
·         Managing the production, editing and archiving of media contents for referral and easy retrieval.
·         Designing and coordinating the production of branded University material and ensuring enforcement of brand guidelines.
·         Implementing best practices in graphic design.
·         Implementing change initiatives to achieve desired business plans and culture.
·         Ensuring appropriate Christian behavior both internal and external in line with the institution’s Strategy.
How to Apply
Those interested in this challenging and rewarding positions should submit their applications and detailed curriculum vitae with names and contacts of 3 referees to the address below on or before: 11th October, 2019.
All applications should be sent by E-mail to: recruitment@daystar.ac.ke copied to vacancies@daystar.ac.ke and jobs@daystar.ac.ke clearly indicating the position you have applied for in the email’s subject line.
Hard copies will not be considered.
Kindly note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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