Registrar, Finance Officer, Senior Accountant, Professor, Medical Officer, Registered Nurse, Estates Manager, Housekeeper, Secretary, Architectural Draftsman at Embu University College

On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Embu University College, a Constituent College of the University of Nairobi, invites applications from qualified and experienced individuals to fill the following vacant positions:Professor

Applicants must be holders of a PhD degree from a recognized University in any of the following areas: Ecology, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Agroforestry, Soil Science, Agriculture, Horticulture, Natural Resources, and Environment.

In addition, applicants must also:
  • Have at least twelve (12) years of University teaching as Lecturer and above, three (3) of which as full time Associate Professor.
  • Have successfully supervised at least six (6) masters and two (2) PhD students since being appointed Associate Professor.
  • Have published at least six (6) articles in refereed journals since being appointed Associate Professor.
  • Show evidence of successfully securing at least two (2) research grants since being appointed Associate Professor.
  • Show evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.
  • Show evidence of active participation in departmental activities and leadership.
  • Show evidence of continued research.
Registrar (Planning, Administration and Finance) Re-advertised   The Registrar (Planning, Administration and Finance) the incumbent will be in charge of Forecasting, Planning and providing overall supervision of infrastructural development of the University.

The ideal candidate should have a PhD Degree preferably in the field of Management, Finance or Planning or equivalent qualification from a recognized University.  
In addition, the applicants should:
  • Have at least ten (10) years of relevant administrative/management experience in a senior level preferably in a University.
  • Be able to demonstrate skills and abilities in effective leadership, team management, proactive problem solving, interpersonal and effective communication including negotiating, networking and public relations.
  • Be able to pay attention to accuracy and detail, demonstrate orientation towards university advancement, able to effectively coordinate various internal and external players for quality service delivery and ability to multi- task.
  • Be conversant with modern management techniques, including relevant aspects of Information Technology.
  • Holders of a Master’s Degree in the relevant area and possess the above qualities will also be considered.
Finance OfficerThe Finance Officer is responsible for developing financial and accounting policies, systems and processes, tax and regulatory requirements, payroll systems and processes and financial controls and annual business plans, as well as providing leadership and coaching to all finance and accounting staff.

Applicants must be holders of At least a Master’s degree majoring in Finance or Accounting or equivalent qualification from a recognized University.

In addition they must:
  • Have a Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or any other equivalent qualification.
  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years’ relevant work experience three (3) of which should be at a senior level in a large organization.
  • Have CPA (K) or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge in accounting packages such as SAP, Sage, Pastel, Tally and Quick-books.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of computers.
  • Be a member of the relevant professional body.
  • Have experience in managing a team and building capacity.
Senior AccountantThe Senior Accountant will be responsible for routine accounting and record keeping, data processing, reporting, cash flow, budgetary controls, forecasting, financial analysis and payroll.

Applicants must be holders of at least a Master’s degree majoring in Accounting or equivalent qualification from a recognized University.

In addition they must:
  • Have a Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting or any other equivalent qualification
  • Have a minimum of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience three (3) of which as an Accountant in a large organization.
  • Have CPA (K) or equivalent professional qualification.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge in accounting packages such as SAP, Sage, Pastel, Tally and Quick-books.
  • Be a member of the relevant professional body.
  • Have experience in managing a team.
Medical Officer
The Medical Officer will be responsible for provision of quality health care to all staff and students in the University and work closely with other staff in the Health Unit and Management in providing support and guidance on health matters.

Applicants must be holders of a Bachelor of Medicine degree in Human Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) or equivalent qualification from a recognized University. 
In addition they should:
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years’ relevant work experience in a large hospital setting.
  • Be licensed to practice medicine by the Kenya Medical and Dentists Practitioners Board
  • Have experience in managing a team and building capacity.
  • Be conversant with relevant computer based health management systems.
  • Have knowledge of laws and regulations governing medical practices in Kenya
Registered NurseThe incumbent will be expected to administer nursing care to the University community, assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.

The applicants must be holders of KCSE C+/KCE DIV III and above.

They must have a Diploma in Nursing from KMTC or any other recognized institution.  
In addition they must;
  • Have at least three (3) years’ post qualification experience in a busy hospital setting.
  • Be registered and hold a valid practicing license from the Nursing Council of Kenya.
  • Possess good Nursing skills in areas such as medication prescriptions and administration, emergency handling, patient care, and physical examination among others.
  • Have postgraduate qualification/short courses in various medical fields.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of relevant computer packages.
Estates Manager (Re-advertised)Applicants must be holders of at least a Bachelor’s degree in Building, Civil Engineering, Quantity Survey or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

In addition they must have;
  • At least five (5) year’s relevant post qualification experience at a Senior level in an Estates Department of a large organization.
  • Experience in conducting site surveys and evaluating prefeasibility and feasibility studies.
  • Proven knowledge and experience in carrying out civil works and evaluating drawings and specifications for projects.
  • Proven track record in managing a large team of construction and maintenance personnel.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft project softwares
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body.
  • Those in possession of a Master’s degree in the relevant field will have an added advantage.
Housekeeper (Re-advertised)Applicants must be holders of KCSE C+/KCE DIV III and above.

They must have a Higher National Diploma in Institutional Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.  
In addition they must:
  • Have at least three years relevant work experience in housekeeping preferably in an institution of Higher Learning.
  • Have a proven track record in managing a large team of accommodation personnel.
  • Show evidence of computer literacy.
  • Those with a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant area or an Ordinary Diploma with five (5) years’ experience will be considered.
Secretary
The incumbent will be expected to coordinate office activities and perform secretarial duties in a busy office.
The ideal candidates must be holders of KCSE C+/KCE DIV III and above.

They must have at least a Diploma in Secretarial Studies or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.  
In addition they must:
  • Have at least three (3) years relevant work experience as a Secretary in a busy office preferably in an institution of Higher Learning.
  • Demonstrate competence in preparing and maintaining office records, reports, and correspondence.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer based office management systems.
  • Those with a Higher National Diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant area will have an added advantage.
Architectural DraftsmanThe person holding this position is responsible for providing design support and assistance for all in-house buildings and related projects and liaising with contract crews on construction projects.

The applicants must be holders of KCSE C+/KCE DIV III and above.

They must have at least a Diploma in Architectural Drawing/Building and Construction/Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.  
In addition they must:
  • Have at least three (3) years relevant work experience as a Draftsman in a large organization.
  • Demonstrate competency in the application of architectural software such as ArchiCAD and AutoCAD.
  • Demonstrate technical capacity, communication skills, problem Solving, analytical skills and thoroughness
  • Be registered by the relevant professional body.
Interested applicants should send ten (10) copies of their application, accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic and professional certificates, National ID Card, current payslip (if any) and other testimonials.  
They should also give their mobile numbers, email address and names of three (3) referees who should send their recommendation letters directly in sealed envelopes.  
Application together with referee letters should reach the undersigned not later than Friday, 25th April, 2014The Principal,
Embu University College,
P.O. Box 6-60100,
Embu, Kenya.

Note:

  • Only qualified and shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • Those who had applied need not apply again for the same position.
Embu University College is an equal opportunity employer. 
The Physically Challenged are encouraged to apply.
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