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16 Vacancies in the Government of Kenya - WEF

Women Enterprise Fund (WEF) is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency established via Government Financial Management Act in 2007, through Legal Notice no;147 and whose core mandate is to provide accessible and affordable credit to support Kenyan women start and/or expand businesses for wealth and employment creation;


Pursuant to this mandate, the Fund invites applications from suitably qualified Kenyans to fill the under mentioned positions:
WEF/HR/2019/10: Clerical Officer – WEF Grade 8 (1 Position)

Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 34,034 Maximum Ksh; 45,098 P.M


An officer at this grade will carry out simple duties of clerical nature relating to the area of deployment. The officer may be deployed in the regional office, accounts office, or in a general office services or to undertake general office duties.
Responsibilities
• He/she will be called upon to compile statistical records based on routine or special sources of information;
• Carry out transactions related to accounts or personnel information, handle receipts and loan records and file them appropriately;
• May be called upon to perform other similar clerical duties that may be assigned by senior officers;
Qualifications
·         For appointment to this grade, a candidate must be in possession of at least Diploma in a business related area,
·         minimum mean grade C plain with at least C+ in English and Mathematics;
·         In addition, a candidate must be computer literate;

WEF/HR/2019/9: Credit Officer – Grade WEF 7 (4 Positions)
Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 49,539- Maximum Ksh; 65,561 P.M
Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Credit, the officer will be responsible for implementation of the credit operations activities and policies for the assigned region.
Responsibilities
·         Analyzing/Appraising loan application forms received from constituencies to ensure compliance to the lending criteria before recommending loan applications to the Head Office Loans Committee;
·         Assisting in coordinating all aspects of the lending cycle under the existing lending channels for the respective constituencies;
·         Compiling of monthly and quarterly regional credit reports such as loan uptake and repayment status while ensuring timely reconciliations are done;
·         Monitoring and following up of loan repayments and enlisting of key stakeholders support to ensure timely recovery of loans;
·         Assist Manage the Operation of the Regional Office including securing the physical facilities as well overseeing logistics, office petty cash, and supplies in liaison with HQ;
·         Assist in initiating and coordinating awareness creation and publicity campaigns including sensitizing women on the Funds products and services;
·         Ensure the completeness and accuracy of customer files in regard to limits, insurance covers, commitment letters, valuations and other security documents where required are in place;
·         Handle customer complaints and take appropriate action to resolve them;
Qualifications
·         For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
·         Bachelor’s Degree in a business related course from a recognized university
·         Served satisfactorily in a comparable position in a recognized institution for at least three (3) years
·         Demonstrated competence in credit control work
·         Proficiency in computer applications
·         Attention to detail
·         Thorough understanding of the lending cycle
·         Analytical skills
·         High integrity
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Good report writing skills
·         Excellent communication skills

WEF/HR/2019/8: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer –WEF Grade 7 (1 POST)
Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 49,539- Maximum Ksh; 65,561 P.M
Reporting to Manager, Monitoring and Evaluation, the officer will assist in the implementation of the M&E activities.
Responsibilities
·         Assist in implementation of the Fund’s monitoring and evaluation strategies, policies, systems, programmes, framework and tools;
·         Assist in the preparation of the Fund’s Monitoring and Evaluation Plans, guidelines and development of Project Implementation & Post completion Indicators and Monitoring & Evaluation reports for Management;
·         Assist in development of M&E tools and systems to improve ability to collect, interpret and aggregate data that demonstrate impact and program accountability and progress;
·         Assist in the preparation of Fund’s Strategic Plans, Performance Contracts and Vetting;
·         Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress reports for review;
·         Assist in monitoring and verifying the quality and accuracy of data collected from the field;
·         Analyse data and generate reports for review;
·         Assist in monitoring project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving the project;
·         Keep abreast of emerging trends in M&E in order to advise and recommend tools and strategies to increase performances and results;
Qualifications
·         For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:
·         A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Economics/Statistics/business related field from a recognized University
·         Served satisfactorily in a comparable position in a recognized institution for at least three (3) years
·         Demonstrated competence in monitoring and evaluation
·         Proficiency in data analysis tools
·         Proficiency in computer applications
·         Good report writing and communication skills
·         Excellent data analysis skills
·         Self-motivated, initiative taker and working towards achieving results;
·         Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines;

WEF/HR/2019/7: Senior Officer, Audit & Risk –WEF GRADE 5 (1 POST)
Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 60,460 – Maximum Ksh; 80,025 P.M
Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Audit & Risk, an officer at this level will be responsible for auditing work of limited scope and complexity and supporting the department in identification of risks, assessment, monitoring and reporting in line with the Fund’s risk management framework.
Responsibilities
·         Ensure that accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to;
·         Check risk management activities and assess compliance with internal policies, tax regulations and other statutory guidelines;
·         Assist in developing audit management systems and internal audit programs;
·         Assist in the interpretation of financial policies for sound auditing practices and control;
·         Participate in developing and updating an internal audit manual to facilitate compliance with auditing standards and guidelines;
·         Assist in preparation and implementation of annual audit plans;
·         Undertake specific audit assignments and prepare detailed audit observations and draft reports;
·         Conduct financial and systems audit & assist in ensuring compliance with tax regulations and other statutory requirements;
·         Ensure audit checks, verification of payments to ensure validity and accuracy;
·         Assist in ensuring that the accounting procedures of the Fund are adhered to;
·         Assist in the development and implementation of the audit management systems;

·         Assist in following up on the resolution of external audit queries and implementation of external audit recommendations;
·         Participate in conducting institutional risk evaluation and efficiency audit;
·         Carry out review of accounting, financial and budgetary systems;
·         Undertake special audit investigations as may be required from time to time;
Requirements
For appointment at this level, a candidate must have:-
·         Served in a comparable position in a similar organization for at least five (5) years;
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce in Accounting/Finance/Economics/Business Administration/Business Management;
·         Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPA-K) or equivalent;
·         Shown merit and ability in Audit work as reflected in work performance and results;
·         Valid membership from Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) or institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or Information System and Control Association (ISACA) in good standing;
·         Possession of qualifications in Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA) will be an added advantage;
·         Excellent report writing and presentation skills
·         Knowledge of Public Sector Accounting Standards, principles and procedures
·         Effective communication skills both oral and written
·         IT proficiency and experience in working with large and complex data sets
·         Proactive and able to work with minimum supervision
·         Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines

WEF/HR/2019/5: Assistant Manager, Credit – WEF Grade 4 (8 POSITIONS)
Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 85,021 – Maximum Ksh; 128,609 PM
Reporting to Credit Manager, the officer will be responsible for leading and supervising the credit operations activities for the assigned region including;
Responsibilities
·         Develop and oversee Implementation of regional work plans and budgets in line with approved Fund strategy for the assigned region;
·         Lead the Regional team in devising and implementing strategies to ensure the set targets in relation to size and quality of portfolio are met;
·         Manage all aspects of the lending cycle under the existing lending channels for the assigned region;
·         Responsible for the staff in the region including their performance management and developmental needs;
·         Liaison with HR team in addressing the staffing, disciplinary and implementation of Cross Cutting PC issues in the Region;
·         Manage the Operation of the Regional Office including securing the physical facilities as well overseeing logistics, office petty cash, and supplies in liaison with HQ;
·         Ensure completeness of the analysis /appraisal of loan application forms emanating from the Region in compliance with the Fund Lending policy;
·         Ensure loan applications from the Region are channeled to the Head Office Loans Committee within the set timelines;
·         Ensure that Regional credit reports such as loan uptake and repayment status are forwarded to field team within set timelines;
·         Participate in awareness creation and publicity campaigns for the region including sensitizing women on the Fund’s products and services as well as representing the Fund in Stakeholders Forum;
·         Assist in review, formulation and implementation of lending policies and procedures.
Qualifications
For appointment at this level, a candidate must have:-
·         Served in a comparable position in a similar organization for at least seven (7) years with least three (3) years in a management role;
·         Bachelor’s Degree in a business related option from a recognized university;
·         Master’s Degree in Business Administration/Accounting/Finance/Economics/Strategic Management/Entrepreneurship;
·         Shown merit and ability in credit work as reflected in work performance and results;
·         Member of a relevant a professional body in good standing.
·         Broad knowledge of lending principles and procedures
·         Excellent interpersonal skills
·         Good report writing skills
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines
·         High integrity
·         Ms office proficiency

WEF/HR/2019/4: Assistant Manager, Supply Chain Management– WEF GRADE 4 (1 POST)
Basic Pay Minimum Ksh; 85,021 – Maximum Ksh; 128,609 PM
Reporting to Chief Executive Officer, the Assistant Manager, Supply Chain Management will be responsible for all procurement aspects of the Fund including;
Responsibilities:-
·         Coordinating the day to day running of the department;
·         Monitoring contract management by the user department to ensure implementation of the contract in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract;
·         Preparing management and statutory reports in an accurate and timely manner;
·         Reviewing, updating, interpreting and implementing existing procurement policies, regulations and procedures;
·         Preparing procurement plans, carrying out internal monitoring and evaluation, assessing and measuring the performance of suppliers and contractors;
·         Disposal of unserviceable stores in line with procurement regulations;
·         Implementation of modern inventory management techniques and approaches;
·         Undertaking Fund’s sourcing activities (supply market analysis, supplier evaluation, tendering, contract drafting and supplier management);
·         Managing vendor relations;
·         Preparing management and statutory reports in an accurate and timely manner;
·         Managing the supply base in order to achieve optimum stock levels;
·         Secretary to the tender evaluation committee;
·         And any other lawful duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements
For appointment at this level, a candidate must have:-
·         Served in a comparable position in a similar organization for at least seven (7) years with least three (3) years in a management role;
·         Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce in procurement;
·         Master’s Degree in Business Administration Accounting/Finance/Economics/Strategic Management;
·         Shown merit and ability in Audit work as reflected in work performance and results;
·         Professional qualification in procurement(KISM,CIPS or KNEC Diploma)
·         Member of a relevant a procurement professional Body in good standing including a license to practice as a procurement practitioner
·         Good report writing skills
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Ability to work independently and effectively under pressure and on strict deadlines
·         Board paper writing and presentation skills
·         Broad knowledge of Public Sector Procurement Standards, principles and procedures
·         Ms office proficiency
How to Apply
Applications clearly marked on the envelop with the position reference and title and including detailed CV, copies of academic certificates, professional qualifications, testimonials, day time telephone number, names and addresses of three professional referees should be delivered to the Fund by hand, courier or post so as to reach the address below on or before 26th November, 2019.
The Chief Executive /Director
Women Enterprise Fund
11th Floor, National Social Security Building, Block A
Eastern Wing
P; O; Box 17126 -00100
NAIROBI;
Shortlisted applicants will be expected to provide details of their current salary and the following documents: Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations; Valid Clearance Certificate from Higher Education Loans Board (HELB); Tax Compliance Certificate from KRA; Clearance from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC); Clearance from an Approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB);
WEF is an equal opportunity employer and does NOT discriminate any applicant based on their HIV status, ethnic background, sex, religion, disability, or marital status yet is attentive to gender, regional, and ethnic balance; Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification;

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