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INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHONOLOGY (ICT) ASSISTANT

Background:

The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub) is the U.S. government’s flagship project under the presidential Trade Africa initiative, launched in 2013 to boost trade and investment with and within Africa. The Hub partners with East African and U.S. businesses to attract investment needed to transform the East African private sector into vibrant global trading partners. Improving the region’s trade competitiveness, encouraging the diversification of exports beyond natural resources, and promoting broader, more-inclusive economic growth will lead to more food secure and resilient East African communities.
The goal of the Hub is to deepen regional integration, increase the competitiveness of select regional agricultural value chains, promote two-way trade with the U.S. under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and facilitate investment and technology to drive trade growth intra-regionally and to global markets.

Objectives and Duties:

The ICT Assistant is responsible for providing technical support at the hub, including system installations and maintenance. S/he will ensure that proper back up, anti-virus and disaster recovery procedures are identified and followed and that end users have access to shared files, printers and email. The ICT Assistant is responsible for, but not limited to the following functions:
· Provide support for day-to-day ICT operations
· Assist in new workstation setup and desktop repairs
· Assist in local area network (LAN) management and troubleshooting
· Performing operating system upgrades by installing software patches
· IP Telephony support
· Manage IT monitoring systems
· Rolling out new IT tools and processes
· Assist in maintaining ICT inventory log of assets issued out
· Support programmatic and technical aspects of the program as needed, including but not limited to contracting, and interacting with third party providers where applicable.
· Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

· A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other related field.
· Two (2) years of relevant experience in ICT experience , preferably in troubleshooting local area networks (LANs)
· Experience in Microsoft Server Operating System and IBM Notes Applications is an added advantage.
· Excellent writing and communication skills
· Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines, multi task, work independently and cooperatively with team members.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

· The ICT Assistant will have no supervisory responsibilities.

Base of Operations:

· Nairobi, Kenya

Reporting:

· The ICT Assistant will report to the ICT Specialist.

HOW TO APPLY:
Interested applicants should apply via the link https://daieatradehub.formstack.com/forms/ict_assistantby August 1, 2016, 5.00pm East Africa Local time. Only candidates who send their information by applying through the link and by the deadline will be eligible. Visithttp://www.eatradehub.org/ict_assistant to view the scope of work and learn more about the Hub.

Finance and Business Analyst, Africa Office

I. JOB SUMMARY
The Finance and Business analyst reports directly to the Finance and Business Administration Manager (FBAM) at the Africa Office. The incumbent is responsible for the proper implementation of financial procedures in all Africa Right To Play programs operations including Uganda, Burundi, Tanzania, Ethiopia Mozambique, Ghana, Mali, Liberia, Benin & Rwanda. The incumbent is working with the respective Country Finance Officers (FOs) to ensure budgeting, accounting, over all compliances to procedures and Polices. S/he ensures regular account and budget analysis and ensures RTP Africa wide books are closed on time and financial reports from field are completed and accurate. He/she is responsible for preparing financial reports for management. S/he performs all balance sheet accounts analysis and reconciliation.
II. RESPONSIBILITIES Time%
In accordance with Right To Play (RTP) approved policies and procedures, the incumbent:
1.
Financial management, planning and budgeting
· Review and analyse yearly financial planning of countries and supports the program team in preparation of proposal and operational budgets and translation of the program activities into figures; supports the Program Manager (PM) liaising with Countries and partners in the process of budget reviews, analysis and templates.
· Ensures that all staff are aware of the financial accountabilities; communicates on financial expectations and provides constructive feedback on forecasts and expenditures; coordinates with FBAM and country officers to set a yearly activity plan for upgrading staff financial skills and capacity and leads the implementation; Follow up that all project staff are familiar with the roles and responsibilities in relation to financial management and accountability;
· Provide monthly analytical financial report and project cost reports against budget and alerts management team of necessary contractual or management actions based on that analysis and review. On a monthly basis, generate BvA and reports to the RD/FBAM with recommendations based upon complex business transactions; ensures respective Countries understands variance implications and how to respond to and manage them effectively. Identifies additional financial tracking and analysis tools as needed to support decision-making and on-going management review.
· Performs analysis of the month and year-end financial statements and ledger accounts and reconciliation; arranges and ensures their compliance with RTP and donor requirements. Participates in the annual financial audit ensuring all supporting documents are available for auditors to review; responds to auditor's requests, as well as any internal or donor audits.
· Contribute to development of a system for monthly account analysis, quarterly grants’ analysis, funding framework monitoring, and deliver it to Country program to position them for an efficient and easy internal/external financial audit.
· Coordinates and develops monthly financial reports and grants control instruments for each country and regional office.
· Generates monthly financial reports for all countries, consolidates them for submission to HQ.
40%
2
Internal Audit and Continues Process Improvement
· Perform ad hoc and annual spot checks on countries financial management and compliance and report the findings
· Timely review and analyse field office monthly financial reports (verifying the coding, arithmetical accuracy, documentation, authorization) and subsequent feedback to ensure timely submission to Region.
· Perform detailed account analysis, coordinate resolutions and recommend improvement; identify issues and trend analysis to ensure accuracy and timely clearing of receivables and liabilities.
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· Based on analysis and sound business judgement, provide advice on business process and changes that will result in operating efficiencies.
· Contribute in team-based effort to improve finical management systems to enhance to achievement of organizational objectives.
· Coordinate system and business process assessments to confirm or create efficient and effective controls
· Support FBAM to train finance and program staff on RTP financial policies and best practice financial management
20%
3
Banking, payroll and accounting analysis
· Analysing and supervising daily management of financial transactions and all cash disbursements; ensures that there are adequate controls over cash and bank holdings, performs monthly petty cash count; oversees routine banking services including collecting bank statements, making bank transfers depositing and withdrawing cash, preparing bank reconciliation statements at the end of the month.
· Reviews all bank reconciliation statements prepared by the FOs.
· Monitors petty cash accounts including the spot checking of balances and payments.
· Review and analyse payroll and monitors salary advance reimbursements; stays abreast on the latest development in tax and other related laws in the countries; analyses and ensure RTP’s compliance with all Government statutory regulations including licensing payment of taxes and social security fund;
· Ensures that all related government returns and tax slips (Income tax, Social Security deductions, withholding tax etc…) are provided to the appropriate government officials/departments as per RTP’S obligations and requirements are submitted by their due dates.
· Reviews and consolidation of payroll sheets of all countries and submits to Regional HR Manager/Officer.
· Analyse financial transactions and prepare journal entries for accrual, prepayments, corrections and adjustments; and perform Monthly review of Countries balance sheet reconciliations schedules and preparing RO part.
15%
4
  1. mi Administrative and logistics functions
  2. Reviews and analyses the supporting documents and compliance for all purchase requests received from Countries for VP’s approval and onwards submission to HQ
· Support FBAM oversees the Logistics functions to ensure compliance with RTP financial management and procurement procedures. Acts as a member of the procurement committee and verifies and analyse logistical transactions, where applicable.
20%
5.
Performs other duties as assigned.
5%
IV. PLANNING AND ORGANIZING
The incumbent is expected to set goals, discuss them with the CM and plan the work accordingly. He/she is expected to participate in the strategic planning for the county. The incumbent is expected to support the team in setting their own goals and planning own work.
V. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Must have)
(A) EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION
Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, accounting or related discipline.
(B) EXPERIENCE
5 years’ experience in a similar role (multi-country) working in accounting, grants and budgets management and development.
(C) COMPETENCIES / PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
· Attention to detail and ability to plan and implement work plan with minimum supervision
· Good networking and interpersonal skills
· Ability work with large data with attention to details
· Ability to work efficiently under tight deadlines and pressure
· Excellent communication and reporting skills
· Strong analytical abilities and ability to prepare concise and informative financial reports
· Excellent reporting skills
· Good professional verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to work as part of a team in culturally diverse professional staff
· Leadership and management skills

(D) TECHNICAL SKILLS:

· Excellent MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
· Familiarity with accounting software
· Proven ability in using financial management software

(E) LANGUAGES:

Fluency in written and spoken English and knowledge of French is an asset

HOW TO APPLY:
If you meet the requirements for this position and are interested in working with a diverse and dynamic team of professionals, please send your resume and motivational letter to: UgandaHR@righttoplay.comand kindly include “Finance and Business Analyst” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the motivational letter and do not attach certificates at this point. The deadline for applications is August 4, 2016. Only long listed candidates will be invited for a written assessment.
To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at www.righttoplay.com.

TRANSFORMATIVE HEALTH PROJECT OFFICERS (5 POSITIONS)

Background
Founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger International (ACF) is an international humanitarian recognized in the fight against hunger. ACF mission is to save lives through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, especially during and after emergency situations and conflicts. Helen Keller International (HKI) was founded in 1915 and is dedicated to saving the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. HKI aims to combat the root causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition.
ACF in partnership with HKI are starting the implementation of a System Enhancement for Transformative Health (SETH) in Kenya. The project funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) aims at contributing to the reduction of maternal and child mortality in five Kenyan counties with serious nutrition and health needs (West Pokot, Trans-Nzoia, Busia, Kakamega and Bungoma counties) through enhanced and sustainable Maternal New born, Child Health and Nutrition (MNCH) interventions. This initiative also aims to reinforcing and broadening the partnerships between ACF, HKI and county health departments for enhanced capacity of county governments' efforts to deliver essential MNCH services through health system strengthening approach.
ACF and HKI are looking for Transformative Health Project Officers who will be responsible for SETH project implementation 5 respective counties of implementation to provide overall management and coordination of the Maternal and Child Health project (MATCH) in close liaison with the county government departments of health and other stakeholders. Overall objectives of the position include: The Project Officers will work in close partnership the County department of Health and other stakeholders to implement the project. They will report to SETH Project Coordinator –based in Nairobi with frequent travel to the project areas.
Specific responsibilities
  1. Coordination and Representation:
· Serve as the project focal point with CHMT to support the CHMT in planning and monitoring activities in the County
· Ensure coordination with all relevant health and nutrition actors at the county level including UN agencies, INGO’s, CBO’s and county health management teams to ensure the high performance of program.
· Work closely with the SETH CORE Management Team and the CHMT to conduct and/or update a landscape analysis of current stakeholders and their activities;
· Assess and remain aware of all interventions taking place in their county on health and nutrition and participate in all relevant coordination meetings in the counties;
· Engage stakeholders on a regularly basis as part of the implementation process; Convene County Level Meetings with stakeholders to discuss Health System management issues, the planning, organization, coordination and implementation of Health System Strengthening activities between key stakeholders;
· Represent SETH in County and sub-county meetings
2. Relationship management:
· Maintain relationship with stakeholders and partners in the county on behalf of SETH project. Principally; County department of Health, UNICEF, MANI, Save the Children, APHIA plus, Yes Youth Can, Chiefs and Sub chiefs, Religious leaders, County governors, AMREF, Plan International among others
3. Program implementation:
· Contribute to the development of a detailed implementation plan (DIP) that encompasses activities and assigns responsibilities against defined timelines
· Advocate with appropriate government officials and partners for continued support to improve routine child survival interventions through routine service delivery mechanisms and regular campaigns such as Malezi Bora.
· Liaise closely with other partners to support to County and sub County health management teams to:
o Improve the knowledge of Health Workers and Community Health Workers on MNCH interventions.
o Improve the knowledge of front line health workers in the documentation of MNCH interventions and its integration with the health sector reporting processes.
o Improve the knowledge of supervisors in supportive supervision and stock management.
o Support the health systems managers to better use HMIS data for decision making.
· Participate in County and sub County level reviews to facilitate problem solving and problem seeking by County and sub County Health Management Teams for procurement, training, supportive supervision and management and use of data for routine service delivery and Malezi Bora
· Liaise with the Yes Youth Can project, to mobilize the ‘youth bungees’ to sensitize the communities to the importance of MNCH services.
· Support the sub county health teams to mobilize the community for MNCH services specifically utilizing administrative leaders, Religious leaders, community dialogue days, etc.
4. M&E and Research:
· Contribute to development of Program Management Framework (PMF) that is aligned with the project logic framework
· Contribute to the development of a monitoring and evaluation plan (M&E), that encompasses key indicators; Contribute to the development of M&E monitoring tools, defining collection and consolidation and reporting processes with the CHMT;
· Ensure the timely reporting of the CHMT on the M&E .performance indicators;
· Engage CHMT in the analysis of systems weakness and appropriate actions to correct weaknesses and improve efficiencies.
· Validate all technical and financial reports from counties (e.g. Attendance registers)
· Ensure timely and accurate reports and minutes of county level CHMT and other stakeholder meetings.
· Carry out and document routine Monitoring of program activities carried out by County department of Health and other partners.
· Through collaboration with implementing partners, support MoH staff to carry out supportive supervision and on the job (OTJ) training
· Participate actively during surveys and routine assessments
· Work with the SETH Project coordinator- to analyze and report on data from surveys, assessments and program monitoring rounds
· Oversee dissemination findings and lessons learned for SETH projects for advocacy with County decision makers. Materials may include the social mobilization toolkit, lives saved tools and cost effectiveness calculation handouts.
· Other tasks as required by the Project Coordinator eg. Development of training tools, documentation, survey’s etc.
5. Reporting and Dissemination:
· Contribute to the preparation of annual reports, periodic progress reports, program statistics and other materials that may be required
· Submit monthly monitoring reports to SETH Project coordinator-.
· Provide technical support and build the capacity of County and sub County MOH staff in consolidating, validating and analysing MNCH data, ensuring that corrective action points are done based on monitoring data.
· Prepare and disseminate data at appropriate local forums.
What ACF and HKI will offer:
  • Remuneration package: Very Competitive salary package with additional benefits that include:
  • Career development opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical cover for self and dependents
  • Opportunity to work in an excellent and friendly environment with a dynamic and motivated team
· Duration of contract: 12 months, renewable depending on funding availability and performance
· Start date: to be communicated during interview
· Duty station: West Pokot, Trans-Nzoia, Busia, Kakamega and Bungoma counties
Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Competences
· University Degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Health Management, gender or related field
· Proven experience in implementing health system strengthening or gender programs
· At least three years of experience with INGO, NGO or development agencies.
  • Good knowledge of Kenya government policies and systems.
  • Demonstrated experience working with county and sub-county department of health
  • Demonstrated experience working with health care workers and community health volunteers
· Effective planning and organizations skills;
· Effective Coaching skills for health workers and the government partners
· Strong interpersonal, analytical, communication and advocacy skills; able to contribute innovative thinking within a team;
· Excellent report writing abilities;
· Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English and Kiswahili
· Knowledge of computer applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Outlook;
· Seasoned reasoning and judgment skills; Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
· Demonstrated experience participating and contributing to a productive team environment
· Being a resident of target counties will be an added advantage
NB: This position is open to Kenyan Nationals only
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HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should forward their applications including a cover letter and curriculum vitae. to:www.myjobsinkenya.com/action by Close of Business 19th August 2016. Certificates will be required later on in the recruitment process. Please indicate the position applied for on the subject line of the email.

ICT Engineer

Your task
The ICRC information communication technology engineer carries out independently large computer and telecommunication infrastructures projects according to ICRC standards, gives technical support and training on ICRC ICT matters in the assigned country-ies.

He monitors the situation of ICT installations and, in consultation with the concerned hierarchy, takes appropriate measures to guarantee the proper functioning of the ICT set-up and the respect of ICT policies and procedures. In addition, he installs, maintains, exploits and adapts existing large ICT infrastructure and material independently. He also carries out intermittent tests on ICT equipment, hardware and software networks and other devices in order to ensure their optimal performance and standard configuration.

In addition to this, he manage and lead small ICT Teams. He contribute to the ICT national Staff recruitment and training.

Selection requirements
Ideal age: 26 to 40
Prepared to accept unaccompanied postings (i.e. no spouse, partner, children or dependents) during the first 24 months of collaboration
Education degree in Telecommunications or any related field·
ICT management certifications (ITIL, PMP, Prince2)
Fluent in English and French
Three years of professional experience
Sound knowledge and experience of wave propagation
Driving license (for manual transmission vehicles)
Your profile
Strongly motivated by humanitarian work
Open-minded and adaptable
Responsable and well-organized
Strong interest in ICT Operations Management
Capable of running a team – natural leadership qualities – interest in diversity management
Able to and interested in training and supervising others
Excellent ability to work in a team and under pressure in a potentially dangerous environment
What we offer
An opportunity to practice your profession in a humanitarian and multicultural environment
Several training courses and access to further in-house and/or external training
Generous social benefits

Minimum length of assignment: 12 months

Please note that owing to the ICRC's working procedures and principles, in particular the principle of neutrality, we cannot assign personnel to a country of which they are a national.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify. 
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager. 

Technical Manager Job Vacancy in Arusha, Tanzania

Duma Works is recruiting a Technical Manager for one of our clients.

The client is a vibrant and dynamic company that is based in Germany with a branch in Tanzania, it consists of an international team bringing off-grid energy to rural locations in East Africa.
They develop, engineer, finance and operate sites in developing world communities as well as provide reliable backup to business customers in the region.
We are looking for a dynamic candidate who wants to work with a growing business that aims to change the way power is provided around the world.

The job is based in Arusha, Tanzania and you’ll work closely with the Regional Engineering Manager.
You’re a candidate of high calibre, excellent communication skills and flexible to put in work where you can.
Responsibilities

Supports Regional Engineering Manager to execute growth within Tanzania and manage technical processes of EOGS in Tanzania
Responsibility to keep operating power assets in Tanzania up and running (e.g. ensure maintenance, fix minor issues with assets)
Support design and installation of power assets during organization, development, execution and operation of projects
Travel to newly commissioned power assets and review the quality of the build and installation
Write reports and document technical work performed by contractors (e.g. during installation) as required
Provide suggestions for improvement to how power assets are built, installed and maintained
Work alongside our customer care manager whilst on site and fix ad-hoc customer issues that might arise
Ensure monthly reporting to central controlling function about any open issues regarding operations, installation
Provide support to Engineering Manager, mainly regarding development and operation of projects
Assist customer management in-line with standards and processes developed by EOGS
Manage contractors and tickets assigned to these as defined by our processes
Track updates on work through weekly ticketing meetings and store these updates electronically
Required Qualifications
University degree in science, engineering or similar. 3 years of relevant technical experience would be accepted as an alternative
Technical knowledge in renewable energy systems is required
Technical experience in electrical power systems is required
Experience managing contractors and working with external parties
High level of self-organization, commitment, personal drive, energy, flexibility and ability to work under pressure to meet challenging targets
Ability to work with multidisciplinary, international team in multiple locations
Fluent in Swahili and English, in speech and writing
Familiar with Tanzanian / East African cultures; work experience in Tanzania or neighbouring countries preferred
Must hold a valid driver’s license or be willing to obtain a license upon starting
Bonus Skills and Qualifications
Entrepreneurial thinking and excellent communication skills as well as strong team orientation
Experience in managing a team or direct line management a plus.
Shows initiative and has a history of delivering results
Ability to communicate in German
Contract term: 12-24 months, starting at earliest availability
Location: Arusha, Tanzania

Working hours: Full time

Payment: Competitive

Reports to: Regional Engineering Manager

How to Apply
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their cvs and cover letters to tech-manager-tz@dumaworks.com

Deadline for receiving applications: 30th July 2016

Consolidated Bank Internal Audit Officer Job

Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited is Kenya’s SME bank of choice that provides flexible financial solutions that support our customers in achieving success.
The Bank is well positioned, with presence in majority of the country’s business hubs to continually offer pleasant and convenient services.
We seek to recruit a qualified, experienced, competent and highly motivated individual for the following position:

Internal Audit Officer

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing independent and objective assurance and consulting services designed
Core Duties & Responsibilities
Conduct assurance reviews of the assigned banking operations and functional activities.
Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the management controls over those operations.
Evaluate organizational units to ensure that they are performing their planning, accounting, custodial, risk management and control activities in compliance with applicable policies and procedures in a manner that is consistent with the bank’s mission and regulatory frameworks.
Assist/participate in the preparation of annual audit plan.
Plan and execute assigned engagements in accordance with accepted auditing standards.
Report engagement observation and make practical recommendations for corrective action to address unsatisfactory conditions, improving operations and reducing costs.
Perform special assignments as requested by management from time to time.

Qualifications and competencies
Holder of a bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or Economics.
Professional qualifications such as CPA, ACCA or CISA.
Good communication and report writing skills.
Knowledge of IT auditing will be an advantage.
Minimum of 5 years’ working experience, 3 of which should have been in the banking industry.
Strong knowledge and understanding of banking practice
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward hard copies of their applications, enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience, daytime contacts and addresses of 3 professionally relevant referees to reach the undersigned by Friday, 5th August 2016.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Head of Human Resources
Consolidated Bank
P.O. Box 51133 – 00200
Nairobi
Consolidated Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

Consolidated Bank Administration & Facilities Manager Job

Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited is Kenya’s SME bank of choice that provides flexible financial solutions that support our customers in achieving success.
The Bank is well positioned, with presence in majority of the country’s business hubs to continually offer pleasant and convenient services.
We seek to recruit a qualified, experienced, competent and highly motivated individual for the following position:

Administration & Facilities Manager

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Head of Operations & Central Processing, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing facilities planning and maintenance and the coordination of support services for the Bank.
Core Duties & Responsibilities
Participate in architectural and engineering planning and design, including space and installation management.
Manage the implementation of the projects through progress monitoring, budgetary control by way of reviewing all bills against agreed work plans and budget lines and managing the performance of contractors.
Oversee construction and renovation projects to improve efficiency and ensure that facilities meet environmental, health, and security standards, and comply with government regulations.
Continually review and update the out-sourced service contracts, oversee the performance of the service providers and report to management as needed.
Ensure that the Bank’s premises meet health and safety requirements.
Direct and plan essential central services such as reception, maintenance, mail, archiving, cleaning, catering, transport, waste disposal and recycling.
Develop and maintain fire prevention and response systems, standards and procedures and oversee maintenance and update of fire equipment and security records.
Oversee and coordinate all property maintenance for the Bank’s building and facilities.
Oversee the organization and optimal utilization of office space and coordinate purchase, delivery and movement of major office equipment and furniture and fittings.
Work with relevant consultants on design, procurement and delivery of Bank’s activities.
Ensure compliance with statutory requirements of Bank properties in terms of rates and licences.
Carry out rental assessments to ensure the Bank obtains best returns on its property investments.
Ensure that properties and Bank assets are adequately insured.
Motivate and manage administration staff.

Qualifications & Competencies
Holder of Bachelor’s degree in Land Economics, Building Economics or any other related field from a recognized university.
Experience in project management, interpretation of bills of quantities & architectural drawings and handling logistics with multiple contractors will be added advantage.
Minimum of 5 years’ working experience in facilities management and administration, 2 of which should have been in a leadership role.
Ability to think creatively and improve the efficiency of systems and projects within the Bank.
Excellent administrative, organizational and negotiation skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels internally and externally.
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward hard copies of their applications, enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience, daytime contacts and addresses of 3 professionally relevant referees to reach the undersigned by Friday, 5th August 2016.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Head of Human Resources
Consolidated Bank
P.O. Box 51133 – 00200
Nairobi
Consolidated Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

Consolidated Bank Information Security Manager Job

Consolidated Bank of Kenya Limited is Kenya’s SME bank of choice that provides flexible financial solutions that support our customers in achieving success.
The Bank is well positioned, with presence in majority of the country’s business hubs to continually offer pleasant and convenient services.
We seek to recruit a qualified, experienced, competent and highly motivated individual for the following position:

Information Security Manager

Job Purpose: Reporting to the Head of ICT, the successful candidate will be responsible for securing enterprise information by designing, implementing, and enforcing security controls, safeguards, policies and procedures

Core Duties & Responsibilities
Establish and oversee the Bank’s security architecture.
Establish and implement the Bank’s security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures).
Spearhead a compliance program to achieve legal obligations and business goals by prioritizing initiatives and assessing the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future technologies.
Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the data residing on or transmitted to/from/through enterprise workstations, servers and other systems and in databases and other data repositories.
Establish and maintain the Bank’s Business Continuity Plan and Disaster Recovery Plan.
Design and advise on security implementation of all new systems.
Supervise the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits.
Manage the Bank’s Computer Security Incident Response Team.
Supervise identity and access management.
Qualifications and Competencies
Holder of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Management Information Systems or any related field.
Professional Information Security qualifications as such Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
At least 5 years’ experience in Information Security, 2 of which should be in a leadership role.
Well versed in software, Hardware, Systems Administration, Network Technology.
Experience in enterprise security architecture design and security document creation.
Familiarity with Ms Windows, Unix, and Linux Operating systems.
Knowledge of Information Security Policies, Network Administration and Security, Firewall Administration, Network Protocols, Routers, Hubs, and Switches.
Experience in developing Business Continuity Plans and Disaster Recovery Plans.
Experience in designing and delivering employee security awareness training.
Strong understanding of IP, TCP/IP, and other network administration protocols.
Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
Excellent communication, decision making, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.

How to Apply
Interested and suitably qualified individuals should forward hard copies of their applications, enclosing copies of their academic and professional certificates, detailed CV indicating work experience, daytime contacts and addresses of 3 professionally relevant referees to reach the undersigned by Friday, 5th August 2016.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Head of Human Resources
Consolidated Bank
P.O. Box 51133 – 00200
Nairobi
Consolidated Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

KCB Network Infrastructure Quality & Support Analyst Job Vacancy

Ref: IRC 647
Reporting to Network Infrastructure Compliance and Planning Manager, the job holder will be required to provide technical support to Network Infrastructure service outages and service requests in line with business needs through integration, configuration, administration and management of Network Infrastructure elements across the Bank’s Enterprise Network while ensuring high availability and a secure data network for delivery of business services.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Developing efficient methods for managing Network Infrastructure delivery assignments, deployments and resolutions.
  • Applying business/technical support concepts to perform Tier 3 (highest-level) technical support.
  • Supporting and review of Network Infrastructure Service Delivery (PSSD) framework and recommending improvements.
  • Analyzing and reviewing of Network Infrastructure delivery models, and implementation to achieve Cost and Energy efficient and effective goals.
  • Accurately managing Network Infrastructure assets inventory and firmware licensing compliance.
  • Gathering, analyzing, reviewing, categorizing and overseeing ticket assignments for technical support, insuring referral to appropriate level of services.
  • Implementing methodologies to improve first call resolution, managing customer perceptions, and building strong internal relationships.
  • Analyzing help desk performance through various statistical and reporting methods and implementing changes necessary to improve.
  • Escalating/assigning work appropriately.
The Person:
For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:
  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from a recognized university on computer Science or related field
  • Must be a CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associates). Possession of additional IT certification e.g. ITIL, CCNP, CCVP, CCSP and COTIT, will be a definite advantage
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Information Technology with hands on experience in Networking (Routing and Switching).
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience with IP telephony systems-(Telephony and Voice).
  • Good understanding of emerging trends in the industry and possible improvements in corporate data and voice networks.
  • Proven skills in configuring security perimeter firewalls, IPS systems, and advanced security configurations on Cisco Devices.
  • Demonstrate in depth understanding of troubleshooting skills and resolution of Network infrastructure issues.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the Bank’s IT Policy and Procedures
  • Strong networking and interpersonal skills
  • A results driven “team player”, personality with a willingness and ability to work in a dynamic working environment
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills
  • Excellent customer service
How to Apply
The above positions are demanding roles which the Bank will provide a competitive package for the successful candidates.
If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please submit your application with a detailed CV, stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail address and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the subject field to recruitment@kcb.co.ke.
To be considered your application must be received by 29th July, 2016
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

KCB Head of Program Job Vacancy

Ref: IRC978
Reporting to the Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO), this position is responsible for implementing an innovative digitally driven agriculture value chain program across Kenya and Rwanda aimed at extending the frontier of mobile banking to rural areas as well as targeting smallholder farmers, farmer producer organizations, pastoralists and associated value chain actors.
The program will enhance financial inclusion and improve livelihood status of smallholder farmers and pastoralists.

Key Responsibilities
  • Design and drive an effective strategy, business model and customer value proposition that focuses on building and deepening relationship with existing and new profitable agri-business customers.
  • Deliver in the inception phase a detailed program strategy and business plan within 3 months. As the project scales, manage effective program relationships with technical partners, consultants, donor and across KCB business units.
  • Provision of strong project leadership skills to manage the agro business portfolio, and be responsible for ensuring that the programs are implemented with sound managerial, technical, financial and human resources.
  • Deliver new and existing product development, customization and amendment for the chosen segment. Will also review product line utilization and income generation.
  • Manage key resources in agri-business development, digital finance, analytics and business intelligence, partnership development, knowledge management and capacity building in Kenya and Rwanda.
  • Provision of thought leadership on digital financial services and applied product innovation.
  • Implement effective governance and compliance controls to minimize segment risks including overseeing design, documentation and adherence to effective corrective and preventive measures and procedures. Monitor the operations of such procedures and ensure compliance with local, industry and global standards and regulations.
  • Track, monitor and report on program progress to various stakeholders.
  • Provision of expertise in the standards and orientation in the financial inclusion space.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Advanced degree in Business, Technology, Agribusiness or other relevant field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in technology and financial services related role at a strategic leadership level.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset to anchor all elements of the program both from a commercial and development perspective.
  • Should be an informed opinion leader and the go-to person in the agribusiness field and or value chains.
  • Have a deep understanding of mobile banking ecosystems and evolving innovation in Kenya and Rwanda.
  • Have a good grasp on innovations in leveraging data to create customer and business value in financial services.
  • Strong market orientation, entrepreneurial, financial analysis skills and innovative thinker.
  • Experience leading and managing high caliber multicultural teams, preferably some experience with managing remotely.
  • Track record of building and managing strong client and stakeholder relationships.
  • Experience managing complex, multi-disciplinary, and challenging field operations.
  • Demonstrated skills in problem solving, consensus building, and coordination of diverse stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of donor regulations and procedures preferred (added advantage).
  • Verbal and written fluency in English (French is an added advantage).
  • Demonstrated capacity to produce high quality reports and proposals.
  • Results driven with previous successful experience mentoring and building capacity of staff.
  • Proficiency in MS Office especially Excel and Power point.
If you meet the requirements and wish to consider this career opportunity please respond to kcb-hop@careerconnectionsltd.com by 5th August 2016
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