Vacancies in Kenyatta University, Nairobi 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Vacancies in Kenyatta University, Nairobi 2019
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Pensions Officer

Reporting
to the Kenyatta University Pension Trustee Board, the Principle Pensions
Officer will work together with the University to manage the Kenyatta
University Employee Pension Fund.
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To give advice to the Board of
Trustees of Kenyatta University in relation to legislative issues concerning
pensions.
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Be in charge of management of the
University’s pension scheme

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Responsible for all statements,
advice and information given to employees and members of the various pension
schemes as required.

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Ensure monthly and annual
reconciliation of contributions of contributions to the pension scheme.
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In consultation with the Trustee
Board make decisions with regards to the running of the Pension Schemes by
interpretation of scheme rules, legislation and current custom and practice.
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Act as the first stage decision maker
for Internal Disputes Resolution and make appropriate decisions on behalf of
the Scheme
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Masters’ Degree in Financial
Management or any other relevant area from a recognized institution
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Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting
Option)
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Holder of CPA (K).
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Minimum five (5) years relevant
experience in pensions administration or pensions consultancy or in a related
role such as accountancy, actuarial work or investment management.
Additional Skills / Requirements:
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Communication skills
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Leadership skills
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Attention to detail
·        
Analytical skills
·        
Ability to work under pressure
·        
Must pass the integrity test as
required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
The
terms for the above position includes a two (2) year performance based
renewable contract, a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting
allowance.
Kenyatta
University seeks to recruit competent and dedicated applicants to fill up the
following positions:
Reporting
to the Vice Chancellor and Deputy Vice Chancellor ( Finance & Development )
, the
Chief
Finance Officer will oversee, coordinate and provide strategic guidance on
financial management and accounting services through implementation of
University Financial regulations.
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Be the head of the Finance Department
in the University and ensure it has all the required Human Resource and
non-human resources to operate optimally.
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Ensure preparation and timely
submission of annual University Budget and Estimates as per the government
timelines.
·        
Formulate and oversee the
implementation of financial policies and strategies in the University.
·        
Coordinate response to audit queries
emanating from to external and internal auditors to ensure compliance with
public Audit Act.
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Offer guidance on periodic financial
analysis of the University and produce financial statements and reports as may
be required by stakeholders from time to time.
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Establish internal controls for the
University to safeguard its finances and assets.
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Ensure prudent investment of
University public funds in line with legal guidelines.
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In liason with the other relevant
departments oversee management of all University financial commitment.
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Masters’ Degree in Financial
Management or equivalent from a registered and recognized institution
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Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce,
Business Management or equivalent from a registered and recognized institution
·        
CPA (K) or the equivalent
qualification
·        
Registered member of ICPAK with good
standing
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At least seven (7) years’ working
experience as a Senior Finance Manager at a similar level in a reputable
organization
·        
Must pass the integrity test as
required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
·        
Knowledge of IFMIS will be an added
advantage
Additional Skills / Requirements:
·        
Communication skills
·        
Organizational skills
·        
Leadership skills
·        
Team building skills
·        
Negotiation skills.
·        
Conflict Management skills
·        
Analytical skills
·        
Ability to work under pressure and
meet deadlines
The
terms for the above position includes a two (2) year performance based
renewable contract, a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting
allowance.
Reporting
to the Chief Finance Officer, the Deputy Finance Officer will be in charge of
the Revenue Management in the Finance department.
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To prepare the accounts for all
student income, Income generating activities and any other revenue items for reporting
to management as may be required.
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To work with budget holders in
developing long term financial forecasts and provide advice to budget managers
across the University on technical accounting
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Prepare Annual University Budget by
compiling departmental income and expenditure for control and management of the
University resources.
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Review disbursement and utilization
of donor funds and research grants to ensure compliance with existing
regulations
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Perform other job-related duties as
assigned.
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Masters’ Degree in Financial
Management or any other relevant area from a recognized institution
·        
Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce,
Business Management or equivalent from a recognized institution
·        
CPA (K) or the equivalent
qualification
·        
At least five (5) years’ working
experience as a Senior Finance Officer in a similar position in a reputable
organization.
·        
Must pass the integrity test as
required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
·        
Knowledge of IFMIS will be an added
advantage
Additional Skills / Requirements:
·        
Communication skills
·        
Organizational skills
·        
Leadership skills
·        
Team building skills
·        
Negotiation skills.
·        
Conflict Management skills
·        
Analytical skills
·        
Ability to work under pressure and
meet deadlines
The
terms for the above position includes a two (2) year performance based
renewable contract, a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting
allowance.
Reporting
to the Vice Chancellor, the Chief Internal Auditor will work together with the
University Management and the University Council Audit Committee to provide
internal processes control and risk management.
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Oversee the development of
implementation policies and procedures that guide the University Internal Audit
Functions.
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Carry out a full audit cycle on
University Operation effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with
all applicable government directives and regulations.
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Analyze and evaluate reports, data
and any other relevant documentation from Finance Department and recommend how
procedures and processes can be made more effective.
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Facilitate the development and
implementation of the yearly Internal Audit plan
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Provide Management with reports on
internal audit activities and engagements, as may be required.
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Provide quarterly reports to the
University Council Audit Committee to facilitate decision making.
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Carry out investigative audits as may
be requested by Management from time to time.
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Liaise with external auditors in both
interim and final audits, for an external opinion of the financial affairs of
Kenyatta University.
·        
Masters’ Degree in Financial
Management or any other relevant area from a registered and recognized
institution
·        
Bachelors’ Degree in Commerce,
Business Management or any equivalent from a registered and recognized
institution
·        
CPA (K), ACCA or the equivalent
qualification
·        
At least five years’ working
experience as a Senior Finance Manager in a reputable organization.
·        
Computer literate
·        
Knowledge of Public Finance
Management Act
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Knowledge of Accounting systems
·        
Knowledge of the relevant
legislations
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Knowledge of professional standards
Additional Skills / Requirements:
·        
Communication skills
·        
Leadership skills
·        
Attention to detail
·        
Analytical skills
·        
Ability to work under pressure and
meet deadlines.
·        
Must pass the integrity test as
required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
The
terms for the above position includes a two (2) year performance based
renewable contract, a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting
allowance.
Reporting
to the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), the Human Resource Manager will
plan, direct, and coordinate human resource management functions of the
University to maximize the strategic use of human capital.
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Develop proposals and provide
technical guidance on Human Resource policies and strategies for the university
within the framework of Industrial and Labor Laws of Kenya.
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Regularly review the staff
establishment and submit recommendations on necessary adjustments.
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Perform annual Human Resource audits
and submit reports to the University Management Board.
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Develop and oversee implementation of
a comprehensive framework for effective succession management in the
University.
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Conduct performance appraisal to establish
skills gaps and provide relevant training in the department among members of
staff in the university.
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Prepare notices and advertisements
for vacant positions to assist in the attraction of competent candidates for
enhanced service delivery.
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Develop human resource work plans,
budgets and procurement plans to ensure continuous provision of services and
ensure staff have the requisite tools and equipment to perform their tasks
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Oversee the evaluation,
classification and rating of occupation and job positions in the University to
ensure proper placement and compensation
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Oversee the welfare of the staff
through medical services, provision of logistical support in cases of
bereavement of staff or dependents and provision of relevant insurance cover.
·        
Ensure adherence to OSHA and WIBA
regulations.
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Provide and coordinate training
opportunities for staff and career development.
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Masters’ Degree in Human Resource
Management, Business Administration or any other relevant qualification from a
registered and recognized institution or HND in Human Resource Management
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Bachelors’ Degree in Human Resource
Management, Business Administration or any other relevant registered and
recognized institution
·        
At least five years’ working
experience as a Human Resource Manager in a reputable organization.
·        
Registered member of IHRM
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Knowledge of the relevant
legislations
·        
Knowledge of professional standards
Additional Skills / Requirements:
·        
Communication skills
·        
Leadership skills
·        
Attention to detail
·        
Analytical skills
·        
Ability to work under pressure
·        
Must pass the integrity test as
required by Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya
The
terms for the above position includes a two (2) year performance based
renewable contract, a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting
allowance.
The
applicants should provide full details of educational and professional
qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone
number and e-mail address.
Copies
of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and
addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s
competence in area of specialization.
Applicants
and Referees should write directly to:
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)
Applications
and letters from the referees should be received not later than, 16th July,
2019
Kenyatta
University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to
automatic disqualification.
Women
and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only
successful candidates will be contacted

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