• Massive Recruitment at Chuka University (PART 1)

  • Posted on: 7 December, 2017 Deadline: 21 December, 2017
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  • Chuka University, the 9th Public University to be established in Kenya and the second Public University to be charted, located in serene breathtaking scenery 186 Kms from Nairobi, invites suitably qualified, highly competent and self-driven candidates to fill the following Teaching and Non-Teaching Vacancies.

    Waiter

     

    GRADE 3

    Requirements

    • Must have a KCSE Certificate with a minimum grade of C- (minus)
    • Must have a Certificate in food and beverage production
    • Should demonstrate exemplary work performance
    • Should have 1 year experience in catering

    Job Responsibilities

    • Take and forward orders from customers
    • Serve food and drinks to customers
    • Maintain cleanliness and order in the dining hall
    • Any other duty assigned by the immediate supervisor

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    Assistant Estate Manager

     

    Job Qualifications

    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in building and construction/ civil/ electrical engineering/ construction management.
    • Be registered with a relevant professional body
    • Must have at least five(5) years’ work experience in large organization as facility Manager, Maintenance Manager, Construction
    • Manager, Site Engineer, Clerk of works
    • Must have technical skills and knowledge to use project management software such as Archicad/AutoCAD
    • Should be fully conversant with health and safety issues

    Duties

    • Ensure that all University buildings and compounds are maintained at the highest standards i.e. cleanliness, maintenance, repair and construction works
    • Conduct periodic audit of facilities and maintain a comprehensive maintenance and repair schedule
    • Manage maintenance of power lines, generators and compressors
    • Manage water reticulation management
    • Manage water treatment works
    • Maintain an updated inventory of buildings, furniture, equipment and other related assets
    • Manage budget/ estimates preparation for maintenance work
    • Preparation of periodic reports on the status of the buildings and other installations
    • Provide estimates for construction
    • Coordinate in liaison with the head of departments/sections the scheduled meetings and the logistic of using University facilities.
    • Liaise with the building regulatory bodies on issues of permits and other regulatory documents
    • Advises the university on building health and safety issues

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    Livestock Assistant

     

    Requirements

    • Must have KCSE grade D (plain) with relevant certificates.
    • Must have 3 years work experience with exemplary performance.
    • Should have a Certificate in animal health

    Job Responsibilities

    • Responsible for day to day management of all livestock including feeding, calving , vaccinating castration and carrying out routine of vet care
    • Maintain livestock records
    • Assist in grassland restoration works including haymaking, silage making
    • Milking and keeping milk records
    • Scouting for animal diseases
    • Maintain cleanliness of the pens.
    • Work with estates team to deliver routine maintenance , fencing and general estates work

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    Locksmith

     

    Job Requirements

    • Should have KCSE C- minus
    • Government trade test II
    • Should demonstrate exemplary work performance

    Duties

    • Repair faulty locks as necessary
    • Fabricate spare – parts of locks
    • Assemble locks from spare- parts
    • Cut keys for locks
    • Any other duties assigned by immediate supervisor.

     

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    Plumber

     

    Requirements

    • Must have KCSE C- Minus
    • Should have government trade test III
    • Should demonstrate exemplary work performance
    • Should have 1 year experience in plumbing.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Ensures water is distributed fairly in the university
    • Performs inspection of the University water line to identify leakages and doing minor & major repairing of the same
    • Doing minor & major repair of plumbing works in the University.
    • Installs pipes and fixtures such as sinks and toilets in new and old building in the University.
    • Attending to major and minor repair of the sewer pipes in the University.
    • Attending to minor and minor repair of the sewer line, waste drainage and waste pipes.
    • Performs any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor

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    Carpenter

     

    Job Requirements

    • Must have KCSE mean grade C minus (C-)
    • Must have Government Trade Test II Or equivalent

    Duties

    • Performs all carpentry works and repairs
    • Performs all joinery works and repair in the University.
    • Making repair of University furniture such as office lockers, desks, shelf chairs etc.
    • Make and repair of all doors, door frames, roof tousser, roofing leakages.
    • Fixing floor tiles (wooden) P.V.C, fixing new carpets 0
    • Put up partitions, new wooden structure and fences.
    • Operating woodworking machines for planning and splitting( preparing material for a particular job in the workshop)
    • Requisition of materials from central stores.
    • Doing of projects estimation for in the section.
    • Assist in the distribution of duties to Artisans when senior supervisor is on the other assignments
    • Performs any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor

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    Machine Operator

     

    Applicants MUST meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity and will be required to produce clearance/compliance certificates from the following agencies:

    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC)
    • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigation(DCI)

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    Driver

     

    Requirements

    • Must have KCSE Certificate with aggregate mean grade C- minus
    • Should have grade C- in English Or Kiswahili
    • Should have a clean driving license class B/C/E with PSV endorsement
    • Should demonstrate exemplary work performance
    • Should have 3 years’ experience as a driver

    Job Responsibilities

    • Responsible for driving university vehicles.
    • Maintains vehicle cleanliness.
    • Adhere closely to the High way code
    • Report any vehicle defects to immediate supervisor.
    • Ensure work- tickets are duly authorized.
    • Observe vehicle preventive maintenance
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by immediate supervisor

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    Cook

     

    Job Requirements

    • Must have a KCSE Certificate with a minimum grade of C- (minus)
    • Certificate in food and beverage production
    • Should demonstrate exemplary work performance
    • Should have a 1 year experience in catering

    Duties

    • To prepare all types of foods as required by the customers
    • To ensure cleanliness in the cooking area and cleaning of utensils in the kitchen
    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor
    • Any other duty assigned by the immediate supervisor

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    Procurement Assistant

     

    Applicants MUST meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya on leadership and integrity and will be required to produce clearance/compliance certificates from the following agencies:

    • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC)
    • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
    • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
    • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
    • Directorate of Criminal Investigation(DCI)

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    Assistant Transport Officer

     

    Requirements

    • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree. in relevant field
    • Master’s degree is an added advantage.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Receiving and compiling motor vehicle statistics for management use.
    • Assist in the management of motor vehicle files registry and maintenance of motor vehicle fleet register.
    • Develop and implement transport vehicle maintenance schedule.
    • Assist in the implantation of policy guidelines and regulations on use and management of the vehicle fleet.
    • Co-ordinate the usage and servicing vehicles with a view to ensuring efficient and economic utilization
    • Co-ordinate the ordering of new vehicles, vehicles insurance and licensing, keeping logbooks and recording of written – off vehicles
    • Supervision and monitoring staff performance in the Department
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

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    Copy Typist

     

    Requirements

    • Have KCSE Certificate (C-) with at least (C-) in English or equivalent
    • Have Typewriting speed of (40 w.p.m)
    • Have Office Practice I
    • Business English II
    • Commerce I
    • Shorthand II (100 w.p.m) would be added advantage (The above qualifications should be from KNEC)
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
    • Exemplary work performance
    • Have 3 years work experience as a Copy Typist II or equivalent
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

    Job Responsibilities

    • Receiving and transfer telephone calls and perform front office duties
    • Type from manuscripts
    • Operate reprographic (photocopying/scanners/duplicating, etc.) machines
    • Undertake routine office duties
    • Operate the office petty cash
    • Maintain the office diary
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

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    Library Assistant

     

    Job Requirements

    • Must have a Diploma in library and information studies or its equivalent from recognized institution
    • Must be Computer literate
    • Should show exemplary work performance
    • Should have 3 years work experience in library service

    Duties

    • Shelving books and shelve reading
    • Issues and receive library materials
    • File all the various library catalogue cards
    • Compile list of over dues materials
    • Record and analyze work statistics
    • Prepare book pockets/cards and affix them on relevant books and spine mark
    • Dispatch books to respective destinations for further action
    • Produce catalogue cards
    • Compile accession lists
    • Photocopy materials for users
    • Performs any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor

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    Senior Internal Audit Assistant

     

    Job Requirements

    • Must have Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting) or its equivalent for direct appointment.
    • OR Must have CPA(II) or CIA(II) or CISA
    • Should demonstrate exemplary work performance.
    • Must have Computer skills including ability to operate computerized auditing, accounting, spreadsheet and word-processing.
    • Knowledge of ERP and specifically Management Information System and auditing software would be an added advantage

    Duties

    • Vouch payroll and verify accuracy of creditor’s documents.
    • Collect and compile data for Audit report.
    • Perform audit checks.
    • Implement internal audit policies
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

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    Webmaster

     

    The webmaster will generally be responsible for maintaining the University Website and
    ensures that the site is functioning properly and is available to users at all times. She/He should work closely with network team, ICT support team and the University Management towards achieving an effective fully integrated information system to meet the changing need of the University

    Job Requirements

    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in ICT or its equivalent from recognized institution.
    • Should have a deep and broad understanding of the Web and website governance issues such as online strategy, systems and software administration, hosting, online marketing & communications, e-commerce, customer service, web content development workflows, website graphic design
    • Should be conversant with scripting languages such as JavaScript
    • Should know how to configure web servers such as Apache HTTP servers

    Duties

    • Responsible for coordinating and directing all website related activities in the University
    • Ensuring that the web servers, hardware and software are operating correctly and accurately
    • Responsible for generating and revising web pages
    • Replying to user comments and examining and analyzing web site traffic
    • Responsible for the regulation and management of access rights of different users on website
    • Create and modify appearance and setting up website navigations
    • Create and place content on the web pages
    • Deals with and respond to heavy volumes of email
    • Decide and make recommendations to the Management on the kind of hardware and software that will hold a website’s information
    • Test websites to see if there are links hat are difficult to use and fixes them.
    • With consultations with the management decides the content to be placed in the website how the site content will be delivered to the internet
    • Monitors volume of the files to keep them small and manageable so that sites load faster.
    • Performs any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

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    Pharmaceutical Technologist

     

    Job Requirements

    • Must have a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology.
    • Should demonstrate exemplary work performance
    • Should have 1 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical work

    Duties

    • Dispensing drugs.
    • Drugs management and purchasing of drugs and related substances.
    • Preparation of drugs.
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

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    Health Records Officers

     

    Requirements

    • Must have a degree in Health Records or equivalent
    • Should demonstrate exemplary work performance.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Administer the health records services in the Health Department.
    • Compile and provide statistical data to the hospital management as may be required from time to time
    • Initiate of patients medical records.
    • Initiate patients’ admission, documentation and other related procedures.
    • Coordinate storage and retrieval of medical records, X-rays films.
    • Any other duties that might be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

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    Laboratory Technologist

     

    Job Requirements

    • Must have a Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science.
    • Should demonstrate exemplary work performance.
    • Must have 3 years work experience in a Medical Laboratory
    • Should have knowledge and experience in using computerized management information systems applications and tools.

    Duties

    • Ensure quality techniques and efficiency of reporting, recording and postage of laboratory results.
    • Perform general laboratory procedures for pathological investigation.
    • Guide and assist medical laboratory technologists and technicians
    • Performs any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

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    Accountant

     

    Job Requirements

    • Must have Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting option) or its equivalent
    • Must be Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (K) or its equivalent
    • Must have 3 years’ work experience
    • Should have excellent computer skills and demonstrate good working knowledge of accounting packages and financial systems
    • Must be a member of ICPAK
    • Should demonstrate exemplary work performance
    • Should demonstrate ability to work under minimum supervision
    • Should be a team player

    Duties

    • In charge of a section.
    • Preparation of Ledger accounts.
    • Supervise staff under him/her
    • Custodian of accountable documents.
    • Prepare final accounts.
    • Verify accountable documents under his/ her section.
    • Any other duties that may be assigned by supervisor

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    Finance Officer

     

    This is a senior position in the University and the Finance Officer will work under the direction of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration, Finance, Planning and Development).The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining financial, accounting, administrative and personnel services to meet legislative requirements and support University operations.

    He/She will be a seasoned and mature leader with broad finance experience in accounting and financial information and should have experience in managing the finance functions (accounting, budgeting, control and reporting) in a large modern organization.

    Job Requirements

    • Must have Masters or its equivalent in relevant field
    • Must have Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting option)
    • Must have CPA (K)
    • Must be a registered member of ICPAK
    • Must have 3 years’ experience as a Deputy Finance Officer grade 14 or equivalent in a busy organization
    • Must have Computer skills including ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet and word-processing.
    • Knowledge of ERP and specifically Management Information System and accounting software would be an added advantage

    Duties

    • The Finance officer reports to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (AFPD) and is responsible for the supervision and management of all administrative and operational functions of the office of Finance Officer
    • Responsible for the administration and monitoring of the financial system in order to ensure that the University finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
    • Responsible for effective co-ordination and implementation of all financial policies and procedures
    • Responsible for adherence to the International Financial reporting standards( IFRS)
    • Ensure the maintenance of effective accounting systems in the University in line with the generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
    • Responsible for the developing and managing reliable cash flow projection process.
    • Liaise with Government and other agencies on all University financial matters.
    • In-charge of financial and personnel matters in the department.
    • Responsible for the coordination and generation of financial reports.
    • Responsible for compliance with all relevant laws on financial matters.
    • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and accurately entered into the computerized accounting system.
    • Responsible for formulation and implementation of the departmental strategic plan.
    • Responsible for the preparation and submission of the university budget to Management and University Council.
    • Ensures that the University Computerized accounting system, financial files and records are well maintained
    • Responsible for the submission of the University end year financial statements and accounts to University Council and Kenya National Audit Office.
    • Monitors and advises University Management and the Council on the University cash reserves and investments.
    • Coordinates preparation and reconciliation of monthly bank statements reports
    • Advise University Management and Council on all financial matters.
    • Establish employees files in the computerized accounting system
    • Oversees computation of employees’ salaries, statutory and any other deductions and contributions and remit the same to statutory bodies
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Deputy Vice Chancellor in charge of Administration, Finance, Planning and Development.

    Method of Application

    Applicants must submit ten (10) copies of application letters giving details of their age, Education and professional qualifications, detailed work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s day telephone and email address, and enclosing duly certified copies of certificates and testimonials and giving names and addresses of three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about the applicants competence accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae.

    Applicants should request their referees to write and submit their confidential recommendation letters on their behalf directly to the undersigned. The name and the reference number of the position for which application is made should be clearly indicated on the envelope.

    Applications should reach the undersigned not later than Thursday 21st December, 2017

    Vice-Chancellor Chuka University

    P.O. Box 109-60400 Chuka

    Chuka University is an equal opportunity employer. Physically Challenged People are encouraged to apply.

     

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