LVBC Secretariat Accountant, Economist, Communication Officer, and Program Administrator Jobs in Kenya 2013

The LVBC Secretariat hereby invites applications from suitably qualified citizens of the East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) for the following vacancy positions, in respect with the quota system.
Senior Accountant 
 
(REF: EAC/LVBC/HR/12-13/01) – P2 (1 Post) – 5 years renewable once
Main Purpose of the Position
To administer and manage all financial aspects of the Commission including documentation of all receipts and payments, assets and liabilities and safe custody of financial documents
Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Business Administration with specialization in Finance/Accounting or other related area and a Masters degree in Finance/Accounting/Business Administration required.
  • Work experience with at least 7 years, preferably in International or Regional Organization; with at least 3 years at senior level.
Economist/Planning Officer 
(REF: EAC/LVBC/HR/12-13/02) – P2 (1 Post) – 5 years renewable once
Main Purpose of the Position
The LVBC Economist/Planning Officer will be one of the key members of the Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation team and will play a key role in the strategic planning and all development aspects of the Commission.
Minimum requirements:
  • An advanced University degree (Masters) in economics, development economics, macro/micro economics and complex development issues or related field.
  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in initiating; designing and planning economic development programmes in a busy government or private sector organisation; at least 3 years should have been at senior level.
Communication and Development Awareness Officer
(REF: EAC/LVBC/HR/12-13/03) – P2 (1 Post) – 5 years renewable once
Main Purpose of the Position
The main purpose of this job is to plan and execute communication and outreach activities at the Lake Victoria Basin Commission.
Minimum requirements:
  • A post graduate degree (Masters) in Journalism, International Relations, Communications or other related fields.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in working on communications issues of which 3 years must be at senior management level.
Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation (Lvwatsan) Program Administrator
 
(REF: EAC/LVBC/HR/12-13/04)  P1 (1 Post) – 3 years renewable subject to availability of funds
Main Purpose of the Position
The main purpose of this job is to manage day-to-day operations of the LVWATSAN Program at LVBC.
Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business related field such as Business Administration, Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Project Management, Public Administration or any relevant degree.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant working experience, at least 2 of which should be in Donor funded projects.
Age Limit
  • The candidate must not be more than 54 years old.
How to Apply
Potential applicants are invited to visit the EAC website: www.eac.int and/or LVBC website www.lvbcom.org for details of the positions.
Candidates must submit their applications no later than 5th June 2013 to the address below:
The Executive Secretary,
Lake Victoria Basin Commission Secretariat,
P. O. Box 1510, 40100
Kisumu, Kenya.
Tel +254 57 202 387/894
Fax +254 27 202 6324
Email: recruitment@lvbcom.org



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