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JKF Deputy Finance Manager, ICT Manager, Senior Editor-Sciences, Assistant Editor, Research & Development Officer Jobs in Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Feb 19, 2014

JKF Deputy Finance Manager, ICT Manager, Senior Editor-Sciences, Assistant Editor, Research & Development Officer Jobs in Kenya

 

Deputy Finance Manager
Reports to: Finance Manager
Job Group: 3A 
Supervises: Senior Accountants
Key Responsibilities
  • To deputize the Finance Manager.
  • To ensure timely preparation of long-terms plans, budgets and cash flow forecasts.
  • To liaise with the Kenya National Audit Office during statutory audits and assist in managing all statutory audit queries pertaining to overall financial management and control at the Foundation in consultation with the Finance Manager.
  • To ensure all internal controls are adhered to while examining all payments by the organization.
  • To ensure procurement procedures are adhered to while examining LPO’s by the organization.
  • To ensure periodic maintenance and updating of the fixed asset register and testing the accuracy and reasonableness of the rates of depreciation charged.
  • To ensure generation of quality management reports and analysis that will facilitate decision making and cost control in JKF.
  • To ensure practice of good quality stock management controls and reporting.
  • To ensure proper management of the Foundation bank accounts and that bank reconciliation and cash position are done on a daily basis.
  • To ensure that all revenue realizable to JKF is timely and accurately.
  • Recorded proper management of debtors within reasonable debtor days.
  • To assist the ERP users in maintenance of the various modules in liaison with the IT Manager.
  • To ensure adequate liquidity position at all times to facilitate prompt payment of suppliers, authors, and employees.
  • To ensure VAT refund claims are paid within a reasonable period.
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the Finance Manager.
To be appointed to this position, one must have
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration is an added advantage.
  • CPA(K)/ACCA qualification
  • A member of ICPAK or any other internationally recognized accounting body in good standing.
  • Proficiency in use of computerized accounting packages (Preferably Syspro)
  • Must be conversant with International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Certification in Corporate Governance will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem solving, negotiation, inter-personal relations, team building, effective time management, leadership and organizational skills.
  • At least 5 years as Senior Accountant or equivalent.

Application Form 

Job Title: ICT Manager

Reports to: Finance Manager
Job Group: 3A
Salary Scale: Kshs.62,775 x 5,902 – 80,481 x 6,745 – 100,481 x 7,588 – 130,833
Supervises: ICT staff
 
Key Responsibilities

  • Formulates ICT strategies and policies and ensures their implementation.
  • Evaluates ICT systems, and advices on their upgrading/modernization.
  • Initiates and conducts ICT project feasibility studies.
  • Formulates and implements ICT systems.
  • Develops and enforces information systems security, data back-up and disaster recovery plans in JKF.
  • Maintains/administers all ICT systems, e.g. desktop publishing infrastructure.
  • Maintains/updates the JKF website.
  • Evaluates and recommends suppliers of ICT products and services.
  • Carries out ICT staff capacity building.

To be appointed in this position, one must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ICT or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Master Degree in ICT or its equivalent will be an added advantage;
  • MCSE certification;
  • CCNA certification;
  • Information systems security certification will be an added advantage;
  • Certification in Corporate Governance will be an added advantage;
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem solving, negotiation, inter-personal relations, team building, effective time management, leadership and organizational skills;
  • At least 5 years relevant experience, 3 of which should be at a senior level.

Application Form 

Job Title: Senior Editor-Sciences

Reports to:
 Deputy Publishing Manager
Job Group: 3B
Supervises: Editors
Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinating Editors in his/her section to ensure production of quality manuscripts;
  • Assessing manuscripts for content and relevance to established lists;
  • Copy-editing manuscripts and other projects as assigned;
  • Designing manuscripts for page layout and illustrations;
  • Co-ordinating writing workshops;
  • Preparing author-publisher contracts in consultation with section editors;
  • Preparing regular section reports on work progress;

To be appointed to this position, one must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Biology and Chemistry or Mathematics and Chemistry);
  • Computer proficiency;
  • A post graduate Diploma in Mass Communication will be an added advantage;
  • Leadership training from a reputable institution;
  • At least 4 years as an editor in a book publishing environment;
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, inter-personal relationship, team building, leadership and organizational skills.

Application Form 

Job Title: Assistant Editor

Job Group: 5
Reports to: Editor
Supervises: None
Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in copy-editing manuscripts and other projects as assigned or as instructed by the section editor;
  • Assist in proof-reading manuscripts;
  • Designs manuscripts for page layout and illustrations;
  • Assist in co-ordinating writing workshops;
  • Assists in preparing author-publisher contracts in consultation with section editors;
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the Publishing Manager.

To be appointed to this position, one must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education (History & CRE/IRE).
  • Computer proficiency.
  • A post graduate Diploma in Mass Communication will be an added advantage.
  • Leadership training from a reputable institution.
  • At least 3 years classroom experience or 1 year editing experience in a publishing house.

Application Form 

Job Title: Research & Development Officer I

Job Group: 4A
Reports to: Senior Research & Development Officer
Supervises: Research & development Assistant

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in carrying out market research,
  • Collaborate with editors and Senior Research & Development Officer in coming up with new publishing ideas,
  • Assist in preparation of new title proposals ,
  • Assist with budget development and reviewing the same for accuracy before submission to the Management,
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the Publishing Manager

To be appointed in this position one must have:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Social Sciences or Information Science.
  • A Diploma in research and development studies or its equivalent.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, inter-personal relationship, team building, leadership and organizational skills.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in research and development in a publishing/communications environment or as Editor II.

Application Form

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