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KASNEB Planning & Strategy Manager, Planning & Policy Analysis Assistant Manager and Clerk of Works Jobs in Kenya



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Dec 6, 2013

KASNEB is established under the Accountants Act, No. 15 of 2008 and the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya Act, Cap 534, with the mandate to develop syllabuses, conduct professional and technician examinations; certify candidates in finance, accountancy, governance, management, information communication technology and related disciplines; promote its qualifications nationally and globally and accredit relevant training institutions.
The vision of KASNEB is to be a world-class professional examinations body.
In keeping with current strategic needs, KASNEB wishes to fill the following vacancy:

1. Manager, Planning and Strategy 

Job Level 4

1 Position
Ref: HRMA/PS/MPSI/IV/01-2013
Duties and responsibilities:
Reporting to the Head of Planning and Strategy, the Manager, Planning and Strategy shall be responsible for:
  • Managing performance monitoring and evaluation tools.
  • Compiling the annual performance contract and preparing in-house as well as external reports on implementation.
  • Monitoring the implementation of the corporate strategic plan and preparing reports on implementation.
  • Reviewing and implementing the balanced score card performance management tool.
  • Monitoring the implementation of ISO 9001:2008 quality management system.
  • Preparing business analysis research reports and undertaking policy reviews.
  • Preparing business intelligence briefs and promoting business networks and collaborations with strategic business partners.
  • Managing the preparation and utilisation of planning and strategy budgets.
Qualifications and experience
The ideal candidate will possess the following academic and professional qualifications and experience:
  • A Bachelors degree in economics, strategic management or related discipline from a recognised university.
  • A Masters degree in a relevant discipline from a recognised university.
  • A professional qualification in the area of planning and strategy from a recognised professional body will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of ISO quality management system processes.
  • Advanced computer skills.
Key personal attributes
The ideal candidate should:
  • Be honest and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
  • Be a team player with the ability to influence, negotiate and motivate staff.
  • Possess excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication and reporting skills
  • Be proactive, confident, self-driven and able to meet deadlines.
2. Assistant Manager, Planning and Policy Analysis 
Job Level 5
1 Position
Ref HRMA/PS/AMPPA/VI/02-2013
Reporting to the Manager, Planning and Strategy, the Assistant Manager, Planning and Policy Analysis shall be responsible for analysing business intelligence information, surveys, research projects and monitoring policy development.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Analysing statistical information, business intelligence information, research findings of surveys and other data.
  • Monitoring policy developments and co-ordinating policy and research projects.
  • Providing support data to inform strategic planning and performance management and preparing research proposals.
  • Providing quantitative data analysis for use in decision making.
  • Assisting in data collection as may be required from time to time.
  • Assisting in monitoring the implementation of ISO 9001:2008 quality management system.
Qualifications and experience
The ideal candidate must possess the following academic and professional qualifications and experience:
  • A Bachelors degree in economics, strategic management or related discipline from a recognised university.
  • A Masters degree in a relevant discipline from a recognised university will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three (3) years relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of ISO quality management system processes.
  • Advanced computer skills.
Key personal attributes
The ideal candidate should:
  • Be honest and possess a high degree of personal integrity and professionalism.
  • Be a team player with the ability to influence, negotiate and motivate staff.
  • Possess excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication and reporting skills
  • Be proactive, confident, self-driven and able to meet deadlines.
3. Clerk of Works
Job Level 7
1 Position

Ref: 
HRA/CLW/I/07-2013
Reporting to the Project Manager, the Clerk of Works will be responsible for:
  • Proper scoping of works and timely delivery of the project.
  • Ensuring that construction work is carried out in accordance with legislation, specification, contract documentation and industry best practice.
  • Ensuring that high standards of quality control are maintained through monitoring the construction, contract progress, procedures, workmanship, schedules and the overall job safety as well as effective coordination between the contractor and the consultants.
  • Acting as a liaison person between KASNEB and the Project team.
  • Liaising with the Project Engineer and/or Consultants on the general supervision and matters related to the project.
  • Monitoring the on-going works to ensure quality control (materials and workmanship) and effective use of resources.
  • Carrying out day to day supervision of the works under the authority of the Architect.
  • Ensuring that construction work schedules are maintained and compiling weekly site reports.
  • Keeping custodian of the site book and other project records.
  • Maintaining the day to day site diaries showing all records and making arrangements with the contractors for material tests at various stages of the construction progress.
The Clerk of Works will be expected to:
  • Be familiar with the projects’ information inclusive of drawings, estimates, bills of quantities, written instructions, as well as the principles of the designs, specifications, details and construction systems and using them as a reference when inspecting the work.
  • Comply with standards, specifications, time schedules and safety requirements.
  • Take measurements and samples on site to make sure that the work and the materials meet the specifications and quality standards.
  • Ensure that the works are within the legal requirements.
Qualifications and experience
The ideal candidate must possess the following academic and professional qualifications and experience:
  • A Higher National Diploma (HND) ¡n Building Construction Management or related discipline from a recognized Institution.
  • A degree will be an added advantage.
  • Relevant experience of at least 5 years in the reputable construction site preferably in the construction of a multi-storey development.
  • Must be familiar with Health and Safety rules and regulations.
  • Membership to a relevant Institute will be an added advantage.
Key personal attributes
The ideal candidate should:
  • Be honest, trustworthy and possess a high degree of personal integrity, initiative and professionalism.
  • Be a team player with a pleasant outgoing personality and ability to lead and motivate staff.
  • Possess excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, presentation and reporting skills.
  • Be proactive, confident, self-driven and able to meet deadlines.
Application Procedure
Interested and qualified candidates for the above positions should send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials, current and expected salary and names and addresses of three referees so as to reach the undersigned not later than Wednesday, 18 December 2013.
The envelope should be marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and indicate the “REFERENCE NUMBER” of the position applied for and be addressed to:
The Secretary and Chief Executive
KASNEB,
KASNEB Towers
Hospital Road, Upper Hill
P.O. Box 41362-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya
KASNEB is an equal opportunity employer.
Minorities, persons living with disabilities and those from marginalised areas are encouraged to apply.
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