Industrial Attachment Opportunities job at Kenya Revenue Authority

INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT OPPORTUNITIES (January to March 2022 Intake)

In support of the Government’s Youth Initiative to develop a pool of young talent for the Kenyan Labour Market, KRA is seeking applications from continuing Bachelor’s Degree students for its three (3) months (January to March 2022) Industrial Attachment programme.

The programme aims at providing the Youth an opportunity to acquire practical aspects of their respective areas of specialization in partial fulfillment of their degree programme. The opportunities are open within the various Support Services departments of the Authority in the following disciplines: Finance/Accounting, Economics/Statistics, Supply Chain Management, Human Resource, Marketing/Communication, ICT/Telecommunications, Hospitality, Records Management, Library & Information Systems, Security/Criminology, Business Administration/Management and Project Management, Counselling Psychology, Disaster Management.

Requirements

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen aged between 20 and 35 years
  • Should be a continuing student pursuing a first Degree (Undergraduate) from a recognized University and in their third or fourth year of study
  • Should have a valid introduction letter from the university
  • Must be available full time for the three months’ duration of the program

Please Note:

  • The deadline for application is Sunday 21st November 2021
  • All applications must be submitted online via the process outlined below (Application Guidelines)
  • You can only apply for the opportunity after successfully registering in our e-recruitment portal.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • The Authority does not extend the Attachment program
  • ONLY selected candidates will be contacted.
  • The Authority does not charge any fee for this process.
  • If selected, candidates will be required to submit proof of a valid Personal Accident Insurance Cover, copies of KRA PIN certificate, NHIF, NSSF, ID card and Bank Account details.

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KRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply.

Job Application Guidelines

Registration:

  • Go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
  • After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

Log on:

  • After registration go to https://erecruitment.kra.go.ke/login
  • Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in’ to access your account.
  • After successful log in, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.

Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):

  • On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
  • Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
  • Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
  • The process will end by clicking the tab “Overview and Release”.
  • Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.
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Application process:

  • To view the open job postings, click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
  • Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
  • Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
  • To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
  • Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
  • Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
  • To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.

In case of any challenges, please send your email query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

If you experience any delay in receiving an email notification at the end of the e-recruitment registration process, please refresh your email. In case of any challenge, please send your query to isupporthr@kra.go.ke

Kenya Revenue Authority does not charge any fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, shortlisting, interviewing, and/or offer)

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Finance Intern at International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

The Organization
The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) delivers research-based solutions that harness agricultural biodiversity and sustainably transform food systems to improve people’s lives. Alliance solutions address the global crises of malnutrition, climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental degradation. With novel partnerships, the Alliance generates evidence and mainstreams innovations to transform food systems and landscapes so that they sustain the planet, drive prosperity, and nourish people in a climate crisis.
The Alliance is part of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food-secure future.

About the position
We are looking to engage a student on internship basis to provide operational support to the accounting and finance planning and monitoring unit. The student will gain experience in recording transactions, keeping financial records, reporting, legal document management and analyzing financial information.

Responsibilities
• Support the processing payments vouchers and ensure proper support documents are attached.
• Review of supplier invoices for proper documentation.
• Support the processing of travel advance request vouchers and reviewing legalizations from staff.
• Support the processing of partner payments.
• Support the timely reconciliation of month end bank balances between cashbooks and banks statements.
• Ensure proper filing of accounting records for easy retrieval and offer support during audits.
• Retrieval and scanning of support documents for project audits.
• Support the analysis of commitments on a quarterly basis.
• Support the Creation of AEC’s and registration of budgets.

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Requirements
• Recent graduate or continuing student preferably enrolled in a Business Administration Degree (Accounting/Finance Option) or any relevant field.
• Good oral and communication skills.
• CPA qualification is an added advantage
• Ability to co-ordinate, prioritize and organize workload
• Good communication skills with a positive attitude and a strong service orientation
• Ability to learn quickly.
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
• Commitment to the Alliance’s mission and core values.

Terms of employment
The internship position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya and it will be for an initial period of three (3) months, with a possibility of renewal for a further three (3) months depending on performance and availability of resources. The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer, and strives for staff diversity in gender and nationality.

How to apply

Applicants are invited to visit http://ciat.cgiar.org/ciat-jobs to get full details of the position and to submit their applications. Applications MUST include Ref No. 102156 Finance Intern as the position applied. Applications should be saved as one document using the candidate’s last name, first name for ease of sorting.
The Alliance does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training). The Alliance also does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
Closing date for applications: 29th October 2021
We invite you to learn more about us at: http://alliancebioversityciat.org

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CENTRAL BANK OF KENYA(CBK) PENSIONS BENEFITS MANAGER JOB-APPLICATION DEADLINE 21ST JUNE 2021

PENSIONS BENEFITS MANAGER JOB

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Pensions Administrator, the Pensions Benefits Manager is responsible for the day to day administration of the CBK Pension Fund operations which includes management of member records, verification and payment of benefits to members, preparation of monthly/quarterly reports as well as overseeing Claims Management, Client Engagement, Financial Advisory and Members Education.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Strategic Responsibilities
    • Actively participate in the development, implementation, execution and evaluation of the strategic plans in support of the overall mission of the Fund.
    • Implement measures towards customer satisfaction, treating members fairly and overall good governance.
  2. Technical and Operational Responsibilities
    • Ensure proper maintenance of pensioners’ records.
    • Prepare reports for various Board committees, Board of Trustees, and members at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
    • Attend to internal and external Audit queries.
    • Provide input to the annual budget.
    • Ensure compliance with the Retirement Benefits Act and other statutory requirements.
    • Implementation of Strategic Objectives, Reports and Audit findings.
    • Monthly reconciliation of benefits paid to members.
    • Assist in drafting of new policies and procedures.
  3. Other Responsibilities
    • Attend meetings with service providers.
    • Provide data for IAS 19 actuarial valuation to the sponsor.
    • Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Accounting & Finance) or equivalent.
  2. Professional Accounting qualification(s) such as CPA (K), ACCA or equivalent.

Work Experience

A minimum of eight (8) years’ post qualification experience with at least three (3) years as a Pensions Benefits Manager.

Competencies

Technical Competencies

  1. Knowledge of Retirement Benefits Laws.
  2. Knowledge of Taxation on Pensions.
  3. IT Skills.
  4. Pension system rules and procedures.
  5. Accounting knowledge.
  6. Hands-on knowledge of Trust Deed and Rules governing CBK Pension Fund.

Behavioral / General Competencies

  1. Excellent Interpersonal and Communication skills.
  2. Confidentiality and Professionalism.
  3. Excellent Counselling and Negotiation skills.
  4. Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  5. Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.
  6. Analytical and creative thinking abilities.
  7. Customer Centric mind-set.
  8. Team player with strong leadership skills.
  9. High levels of integrity.
  10. Emotional intelligence.
  11. Resilience i.e. ability to effectively handle challenges.

Candidates are requested to note that:

  • INCOMPLETE applications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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COG ACCOUNTANT JOB VACANCY-APPLICATION DEADLINE 18TH JUNE 2021

Accountant Job

Job Purpose

The job entails implementing finance and accounting strategies, policies, and procedures to support the Council’s strategic goals and objectives.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Accountant, the Accountant will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide support in the preparation of the Council’s annual budget and work plans.
  • Ensure sound financial & accounting principles and controls are applied to all financial transactions of the Council.
  • Process all imprest payments, surrenders and monthly outstanding schedules of the same.
  • Printing cheques for all approved payments including payments to suppliers and other stakeholders.
  • Maintain books of accounts in accordance with regulations, maintenance of primary records such as cash books and accountable registers.
  • Update the cash book and other general ledgers.
  • Maintain payables and receivables register.
  • Maintain and efficient filing system.
  • Records management and filing of all payment vouchers and other accountable documents.
  • Print cheques for all approved payments including payments to suppliers and for approved loans to beneficiaries.
  • Maintain the vote book ensuring proper expenditure control ad per the authorized budgets.
  • Maintain books of accounts in accordance with regulations, maintenance of primary records such as cash books and accountable registers.
  • Submit statutory deductions to the various institutions. (N.H.I.F, N.S.S.F, P.A.Y.E and H.E.L.B).
  • Management of office petty cash.
  • Settling payments.
  • Implementation of Financial accounting standards in all accounting and reporting processes.
  • Application of accounting methods for the purpose of financial allocation and reporting.
  • Monitoring & reporting on the annual budgets and work-plans.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

Academic and Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Finance, Accounting, Business Management/Administration or in a related field from a recognized institution.
  • Holder of a requisite professional qualification CPA(K) or ACCA

Experience

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience.

Functional Skills

  • Thorough understanding of national goals, policies, objectives, and ability to relate them to Council’s mandate.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of functional areas of Finance and Accounts,
  • Financial and human resource management skills.
  • Demonstrate good understanding of government policies, regulations, and procedures.
  • Demonstrate ability to undertake stakeholder management.
  • Communication skills
  • professionalism
  • Conflict resolution skills

Duration of the Assignment

The duration of the engagement will be three (3) years renewable for a similar term subject to performance and availability of funds.

How To Apply

Interested persons should send their CV with names and addresses of three referees and Cover letter to hrcog@cog.go.ke on or before Friday 18th June, 2021, indicating the name of the position in the subject on the email.

Director – Health Service should apply using the below information only

Interested persons should download and duly fill the COG EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FORM and drop the duly completed form, CV with names and addresses of three referees, cover letter clearly indicating “application for the position of Director Health” in the subject, with current and expected remuneration, and a copy of ID, certificates, relevant clearance certificates and testimonials.

The hard copy application in plain sealed envelope must be submitted and registered at the Council Offices, Delta Corner Towers- Westlands, Oracle Wing 2nd Floor, on or before 5:00 p.m. 18th June, 2021 addressed as “Application for a position of the Director Health” to;
The Chief Executive Officer,
Council of Governors
P.O Box 40401-00100
Nairobi

Council of Governors is an equal opportunity Employer. Persons living with disabilities and Persons from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

KEMRI INTERNSHIP VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT-APPLICATION DEADLINE 15TH JUNE 2021

The Kenya Medical Research Institute is committed to providing the youth with opportunities to acquire, sharpen their knowledge and gain technical/practical skills to complement their studies in order to enhance their employability in line with the Kenya Vision 2030. The KEMRI Internship Program (KIP) seeks to develop a pool of young talent adequately exposed to working in the research industry. After the planned twelve (12) months’ internship program, the candidates will have gained practical workplace experience to enable them have a competitive edge in their job search.
KEMRI is seeking to recruit young, dynamic, self-driven, inquisitive Diploma and Bachelor’s degree holders for their research Centres and Departments located in Nairobi, Kisumu and Busia.

RESEARCH FUNCTION IN THE INSTITUTE:-
Location: Nairobi Offices

Possess a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized Institution in any of the following fields;-

  1. Medical Microbiology(2 Positions)
  2. Mycology(2 Positions)
  3. Microbiology and Biotechnology/Environmental
  4. Health(4 Positions)
  5. Foods Nutrition and Dietetic(1 Position)
  6. Biochemistry(2 Positions)
  7. Industrial Chemistry/Chemistry (1 Position)
  8. Pharmaceutical Sciences (1 Position)
  9. Parasitology/Biology/Immunology (1 Position)
  10. Molecular/Biomedical Sciences/Biotechnology/Biology or science related course (7positions)
  11. Biosafety and Biosecurity/Occupation Safety/Biosafety/Environmental Management Science (2 Positions)
  12. Knowledge Management/Information Science/Library Sciences(3 Positions)
  13. Biostatistics/Statistics (2 positions)
  14. Medical Laboratory Sciences (1 Position)

Possess a Diploma in any of the following fields;

  1. Medical Laboratory Sciences/Analytical Sciences/Applied Biology (8 Positions)
  2. Health Records (3 positions)

Location: Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Kisian, Kisumu

  1. Bsc. Information Communication Technology/ Computer Science with proficiency in various programming languages & frameworks – PhP, Python, JavaScript, HTML (1 Position)
  2. Bachelors of Commerce ( HR Option)/BBA (HR Option)(1 Position)
  3. CPA II OR Diploma in Accounting (1 position)
  4. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences/Applied Biology (1 Position)
  5. Diploma in Procurement (1 Position)

Location: Centre for Infectious and Parasitic Disease Control Research (CIPDCR), BUSIA

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences/Science Laboratory Technology from a recognized Institution (1 Position)
  2. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized Institution (2 Positions).
  3. BSc. Information Communication Technology/ Computer Science with proficiency in various programming languages & frameworks – PhP, Python, JavaScript, HTML (1 Position)

SUPPORT SERVICES FUNCTION IN THE INSTITUTE;
Location: Nairobi Offices

Possess a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized Institution in any of the following areas;-

  1. Finance/Accounting (4 positions)
  2. Procurement and Supply Chain Management (2 positions)
  3. Marketing (1 Position)
  4. Information Communication Technology/ Computer Science with proficiency in various programming languages & frameworks – PhP, Python, JavaScript, HTML (5 positions)
  5. Mass Communication(Electronic Media)/Journalism and Media Studies/Communication (Print Option)/Public Relations with a bias in digital communication (2 Positions)
  6. Business Administration (1 Position)
    Laws having completed pupilage/awaiting admission to the bar (2 positions); and
  7. Economics/Statistics, Mathematics (1 position)

Posses a Diploma in any of the following fields;

  1. 3-Year Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Refrigeration Option) (2 Positions)
  2. Human Resource Management (1 Position)
  3. Procurement and Supply Chain Management (1 position)
  4. Records Management (1 Position)
  5. Diploma in Secretarial Studies\Business Administration (1 Position)
  6. Certificate\Diploma in Plumbing(1 Position)

In addition the applicants must:-

  1. Be a Kenyan youth below 30 years of age; and
  2. Provide a Certificate of good conduct.

Personal Attributes

  1. Should possess interpersonal and communication skills
  2. Must be goal oriented, dynamic, passionate and self-starter
  3. A person of integrity
  4. Should possess strong analytical skills
  5. Must be computer literate.

Interested candidates should apply through KEMRI Website KEMRI E-Recruitment Portal– E-Recruitment Portal (Internships) on or before 15th June 2021 latest 5.00 p.m. Kindly create your account, fill your profile then apply.

Please Note:

  1. The Internship engagement is strictly for twelve months and the Institute WILL NOT offer employment after the completion of the program.
  2. A monthly stipend of Kes. 25,000/= and Kes. 15,000 for Bachelors and diploma holders respectively will be given without any other benefits.
  3. Interns will be expected to take up a personal accident cover and medical Insurance cover.
  4. It is a criminal Offence to provide false information and documents in the application; and
  5. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  6. KEMRI is committed to diversity. Persons with disability and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply.

KEMRI E-Recruitment Portal

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