Friday, January 6, 2012


Deputy Director Strategy & Change– JG”2” – One (1) Post - Re-Advertisement
Reporting to the Director, the position holder will work across the divisions and on a corporate level, advising, leading and supporting strategy development, implementation, strategy performance monitoring and reporting, service improvement and change management initiatives.
      Duties and Responsibilities
  •  Working with stakeholders to manage strategy changes
  •  Working collaboratively with the supervisory team to develop and implement business strategy ensuring key deliverables are met
  •  Providing support in translating forecasts into operational plans and targets
  •  Continually reviewing and aligning the Planning & Strategy structure to deliver cost effective performance and drive continuous improvement and increased productivity
  •  Maintain effective corporate intelligence.
  •  Leads the departments within the Division: Marketing, Corporate communications and Quality Assurance.
          Job Requirements
  • MBA degree with a bias in Strategic Management and Organizational Development from a recognized institution.
  •  Experience in formulating and driving long term strategic plans, strategies and roadmaps.
  •  Experience of leading, managing, motivating and developing teams to achieve business objectives
  • At least five (5) years’ experience in a Management position.
  • Strong business acumen.
  •  Possession of valid Certificate of Good Conduct obtained from the CID

2. Head of Administration – JG ”3a” – One (1) Post– Re-Advertisement
Reporting to the Deputy Director Finance and Administration, the overall responsibility for the successful candidate will be to ensure provision of effective and efficient administrative services.
         Duties and Responsibilities
  • Formulating and reviewing policies related to administration functions.
  • Ensuring insurance policies and related services are acquired.
  • Ensuring offices, office equipment/furniture and supplies are provided.
  • Ensuring grounds are maintained and utilities provided.
  • Coordinating and liaising with service providers in relation to outsourced services
  • Developing and implementing disposal plan for obsolete, unusable stores & equipment and recommending appropriate disposal procedures on disposable assets to the Board of Survey.
  • Ensuring stores and supplies manuals for all KWS Divisions, Sections and Stations are prepared and supplied.
  • Ensuring work plans, budgets and AIE controls are prepared
  • Ensuring timely maintenance of Institutional buildings; residential and non-residential.
        Job Requirements
  •  Degree in Business Administration or its equivalent
  •  MBA is an added advantage
  • Communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills are essential.
  •  IT skills.
  •  Must be a member of a professional body.
  •  At least five (5) years experience in Management position, three (3) of which must be in administration function.
  •  Possession of valid Certificate of Good Conduct obtained from the CID
3. Corporation Secretary – JG”3b” – One (1) Post – Re-Advertisement
Reporting to the Director, the overall responsibility will be to ensure effective and efficient management of corporate affairs and compliance with enabling legal matters and other relevant legislations.
      Duties and Responsibilities
  • Advising the board and management on all legal matters
  • Ensuring that the corporation complies with statutory and other regulatory requirements
  • Representing the Service in Court and arbitrations as may be required
  • Coordinating all litigations in liaison with the Attorney General’s Chambers, Government Ministries and external lawyers
  • Drawing and processing legal notices and other gazettements that are issued under the requirements of the Wildlife (Conservation and Management) Act
  • Preparing Board business and maintaining proper records of Board’s proceedings
  • Keeping safe custody of Corporate Seal and security documents
  • Preparing and vetting of contracts
  • Coordinating the review of laws, by-laws and regulations relating to the organization
       Job Requirements
  • Bachelor of laws degree from a recognized institution.
  • Masters is an added advantage
  •  Post graduate Diploma in Law and Advocate of the High court.
  • Report writing, communication, interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills are essential.
  •  IT skills.
  • Must be a member of a professional body.
  •  Five (5) years working experience in a similar institution.
  • Possession of valid Certificate of Good Conduct obtained from the CID


About the organization

ICRISAT is a non-profit, apolitical, international organization for science-based agricultural research for development. Established in 1972, it is one of the 15 Centers of the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), and is supported by some 48 governments, foundations, and development banks. ICRISAT, with its Headquarters located in India, has regional centers and research teams in Asia and Sub- Saharan Africa. In the Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) region, ICRISAT has country programs in Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Mozambique. For further details please visit our website  The ICRISAT regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa is hosted on the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) campus in Nairobi, Kenya and is currently seeking a qualified candidate to fill the locally recruited position of Research Technician.

About the Position

The Research Technician will work in the ICRISAT Grain Legumes Research Programme on groundnut rosette disease resistance, involving QTL mapping and marker-assisted trait introgression using SSR markers and will be responsible for providing technical support to the laboratory operations of the Regional Office (ESA).

Duties and responsibilities will include

DNA extraction, quality checks and quantification.
SSR genotyping using capillary sequencers and data analysis.
QTL mapping, collect and analyse data and report results.
Providing support to PhD and MSc students and visiting scientists as well as for training courses.
Tracking the use of laboratory consumables.
Assisting in procurement of consumables and equipment.
Providing other technical support to the laboratory operations of the Regional Office, as necessary.


Bachelor of Science in biotechnology or a related field, with at least 2 years relevant technical experience.
Experience in a research environment, specifically in molecular sciences, including PCR, sequencing, genotyping, and genomics.


Vacancy Details

Post Title:            Nutrition Technical Manager
Duty Station        Kenya National Office
Duration               1 year, possibility of extension
No. of Positions  1
Closing Date         8th  January 2012
Availability:        Immediate, interviews shall be short listed as we receive them

Job Purpose:
Providing financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.

Maintain accounting/internal control systems and recommend policies and procedures.
Assuring accuracy of accounting Data.
Performing internal auditing for MercyUSA.
Prepare, maintain and update the fixed asset register.
Follow up with Logistics regarding the in-kind donation materials and agreements.
Substantiate financial transactions by confirming all supporting documentation.
Liasing with External auditors.
Prepare financial reports for collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information for all projects.
Performing reconciliations for all banks and cash accounts.
Maintain payroll both in soft and hard copies.
Ensuring Interbank transfers are done accurately and reconciled on monthly basis.
Keep custody, understand and implement grant agreements/contracts.


Diversy Ltd is looking for interns for the period of April/May in the following departments:


chemical and processing engeneering


procurement and 


Kindly send in your CV's if you are interested to

Deadline is January 9th.