Windle Trust Kenya (WTK) various jobs vacancies Kenya 2013

Windle Trust Kenya (WTK), a member of Windle Trust International Federation wishes to recruit officers for the positions described below to serve in Dadaab, Garissa County & Kakuma in Turkana County.

WTK in partnership with World University Service of Canada is anticipating to implement the Kenya Equity in Education Project (KEEP) aimed at improving enrolment, retention and performance of girls in primary and secondary school in Dadaab & Kakuma refugee camps and immediate host communities.
 
1. Finance Admin Officers – FAO 
2 Posts
The Finance Admin Officer is responsible for provision of the support services and the full spectrum of financial and management accounting, including regulatory reporting, planning, developing and evaluating financial and administrative policies, procedures, practices and systems to WTK projects in Kenya
The FAO will ensure clear internal audit trails, external audit support, be involved in budgeting, development of account systems and procedures.
 
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor of Commerce (accounting/Finance option)/ Bachelor ofbusiness administration from a recognized University
  • A holder of CPA (K)/final or ACCA (final)
  • Must be a member of a professional body (ICPAK/ACCA) and of good standing
  • Knowledge of an accounting software preferably QuickBooks
  • Possesses 5 years progressive financial/accounting experience
  • Must be computer literate
  • Has a management skills
2. Accounts Officer – AO
2 Posts
The accounts officer will be responsible for monthly consolidation of accounts and preparation of quarterly financial statement.
The AO will prepare monthly floats, update financial records and general ledger, prepare payment vouchers and assist in preparation of financial reports.
Safe custody of all financial data and maintenance of fixed assets register
 
Qualifications
  • Must be a holder of CPA (K)/ final or ACCA (final). A Bachelor of Commerce (accounting/Finance option) will be an added advantage
  • Must be a member of a professional body (ICPAK/ACCA) and of good standing
  • Knowledge of an accounting software preferably QuickBooks
  • Possesses 3 years financial/accounting experience
  • Must be computer literate
3. Logistics Officer – LO 
1 Post
The Logistics Officer is Overall in-charge for overseeing all aspects of logistics functions: planning, directing, warehousing, distribution, forecasting and reporting of relevant operations.
Logistics Officer will facilitate receipts, sorting out, logging and transportation of materials to user destinations.
The LO will manage logistics personnel, procurement and storekeepers.
 
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics or related field with additional professional training in procurement and logistics management
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role
  • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point) required.
  • Good interpersonal and public relationship
4. Procurement Officer 
1 Post
The procurement officer expected to add value to WTK operations through the procurement department and will be responsible for Planning and coordination of procurement services; implementing and enforcing procurement policies and regulations and taking control of procurement processes.
Qualifications
  • Degree in purchasing and supplies management
  • Knowledge of public procurement and disposal Act and regulations
  • Member of CIPS or KISM
  • Familiarity with supply chain processes and procedures
  • At least 3 years practical experience in procurement management
  • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point)required.
  • Good interpersonal and public relationship
5. Storekeeper 
1 Post
The storekeeper is responsible of receiving, storing, issuing supplies, updating stores records and ensuring accountability of the stores systems.
 
Qualification
  • Diploma in storekeeping
  • At least 3 years practical experience in stores management
  • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point)required.
  • Good interpersonal and public relationship
6. Light Vehicle Driver 
2 Posts
Responsibilities
  • Transporting authorized WTK resources as required
  • Monitoring, detecting and reporting defects in the vehicle to the supervisors
  • Ensuring safety and security of the vehicle and passengers
  • Ensuring validity of the vehicle insurance and renewal of own driving licence
  • Effectively carrying minor repairs
Qualifications
  • Secondary Education certificate
  • Valid driving license, PSV and at least 5 year driving experience.
  • Basic motor vehicle mechanics
  • Knowledge of public traffic Act and regulations
  • Experience in driving in a security risk zone.
  • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point).
  • Fluent in Kiswahili and English
7. Secondary School Teachers 
10 Posts
The secondary school teachers will be responsible for effective implementation of prescribed Kenya secondary education curriculum.
Subject combinations
  • Biology – Chemistry – 2
  • English- English Literature – 3
  • Maths/Physics – 3
  • Kiswahili/Geog – 2
Qualifications
  • A degree in Education.
  • 3 years experience teaching secondary school.
  • Proven performance as a secondary school teacher with outstanding results
  • Demonstrated capabilities and strategies to propel secondary schools to top national performance in curricular and co-curricular activities.
  • Able and willing to live, work, travel in fast-paced and insecure environment adhering to strict security guidelines.
  • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point)
8. Education Officers 
5 Posts
The Education Officer will be in charge of implementation of WTK’s education programmes in schools in Turkana West, Kakuma, Lagdera & Fafi and Dadaab.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of education activities in collaboration with education staff and partners.
  • Provision of adequate and timely technical guidance, supervision, capacity building and management support
  • Promote quality girl-child education programmes.
  • Promote community self-management in relation to the running of secondary schools.
  • Provide essential physical facilities and instructional materials to schools
Qualifications
  • A degree in Education with at least 4 years of proven experience in effective and efficient management of Kenya education with high quality outputs.
  • Excellent planning, analytical, conceptual and organizational skills.
  • Ability to motivate staff and students to perform maximally and a goodteam-player.
  • Proven knowledge of Kenya Education systems and rich networks with Key MOE officials.
  • Superior writing skills, including proven ability to conceive and write grant proposals and donor reports.
  • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point) required.
  • Able and willing to live, work, travel in fast-paced and environment adhering to strict security guidelines.
9. Scholarship Education Coordinator / Officer 
1 Post
The Scholarship Education Coordinator/ Officer will be in charge of implementation of WTK’s education scholarship programmes in schools in Turkana West, Kakuma, Lagdera & Fafi and Dadaab.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible for, coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of scholarship programme in collaboration with education staff and partners.
  • Provision of adequate and timely technical guidance and supervision to the students
  • Promote quality girl-child education programmes.
  • Promote community self-management in relation to supporting the scholarship programmes.
Qualifications
  • A degree in Education with at least 4 years of proven experience in effective and efficient management of  Kenyan education with high quality outputs.
  • Excellent planning, analytical, conceptual and organizational skills.
  • Ability to motivate staff and students to perform maximally and a good team-player.
  • Proven knowledge of Kenya Education systems and rich networks with Key MOE officials.
  • Superior writing skills, including proven ability to conceive and write grant proposals and donor reports.
  • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point) required.
  • Able and willing to live, work, travel in fast-paced and environmentadhering to strict security guidelines.
10. Senior Education Programme Officer
1 Post
The responsibilities of SEPO to provide leadership in coordination, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and management of WTK Kenya Education programme.
The SEPO will ensure improved enrolment, retention and performance of girls and boys in targeted schools in Turkana West, Kakuma, Lagdera & Fafi and Dadaab
Qualifications
  • A Masters degree in Education with at least 5 years of proven experience in effective and efficient management of Kenyan education with high quality outputs.
  • Excellent planning, analytical, conceptual and organizational skills.
  • Ability to motivate staff and students to perform maximally and a good team-player.
  • Proven knowledge of Kenya Education systems and rich networks with Key MOE officials.
  • Superior writing skills, including proven ability to conceive and write grant proposals and donor reports.
  • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point) required.
  • Able and willing to live, work, travel in fast-paced and environment adhering to strict security guidelines.
11. Education Counsellors 
4 Posts
The responsibilities of the education counsellors are to:
  • Train teachers, parents and staff to enhance their effectiveness inproviding psycho-social support to girls in their schools.
  • Facilitate establishment of school counselling programme and resources to help girls develop skills in the areas of personal/social growth, educational planning, and career development
  • Provide a comprehensive individual and group counselling services to meet the developmental, preventive, and remedial needs of girls in target primary and secondary schools.
Qualifications
  • A psychology/ Guidance and Counselling or social science degree from a recognized University
  • Maturity of attitude, relevant experience and personality
  • Membership to the Professional counsellor
  • At least two years experience in the field of counselling, training, group facilitation, supervision and/or community based psychosocial programming
  • Demonstrated passion and a commitment to changing lives of others especially the girls for the better and inspires others in that passion and commitment.
  • Special interest, understanding, sensitivity and proven skills of working with girls and communities in Asal regions
  • Demonstrated ability to travel to and work in remote areas with rural populations.
  • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point) required
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in developing and coaching staff and community members
12. Secondary School ICT Teachers 
4 Posts
The secondary school teachers will be responsible effective implementation of prescribed ICT secondary education curriculum.
This project is under Support to Education for Refugees in Dadaab (SERD) funded by European Union.
Qualifications
  • A degree in Education with ICT option.
  • 3 years experience teaching secondary school.
  • Proven performance as a secondary school teacher with outstanding results
  • Demonstrated capabilities and strategies to propel secondary schools to top national performance in curricula and co-curricular activities.
  • Able and willing to live, work, travel in fast-paced and insecure environment adhering to strict security guidelines.
  • Mastery of office software (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point)
Interested and suitably qualified candidates to submit their application including detailed CV, daytime telephone contact, current remuneration and two professional referees to:
Human Resources Manager, 
Windle Trust Kenya 
P.O Box 40521 00100,
Nairobi, 
or email: hr@windle.org ,
on or before Friday, 8 February, 2013.
WTK is an equal opportunity employer.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
No telephone calls please
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