KCAA JOBS 2017,Statistician,Front Office,Accounting,Aviation,Engineering etc

 

KCAA Aircraft Engineer Consultant Jobs in Kenya (3 Posts) 2017

The Authority also wishes to recruit three (3) designated Consultant Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License (AMEL) Examiners for Airworthiness Department .The consultants will be required to conduct written and oral examinations, and carry out review of examinations. The consultancy will cover both areas of specialization in the Aeronautical Engineering field .i.e., CAT ‘A and C’ Rotorcraft (1 post) and CAT ‘A and C’ Air frames & Engines (2 posts).

The contract term for the successful candidates will be for a period of one year (renewable).

Qualifications for the Aircraft Engineer Consultant Job

  • Hold at least a Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering or Equivalent
  • Hold an aircraft maintenance engineer’s license with ratings related to the examinations to be conducted in Category A and C (Airframe and Powerplant (Piston/Gas turbine)), or Category A and C Rotorcraft (Piston/Gas turbine).
  • Hold an Instructor training certificate in the field relevant to the examinations to be conducted.
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills, be technically competent and a person of integrity, be impartial in carrying out tasks, be tactful, have good understanding of human nature and possess the ability to get along with other people.
  • Training in examinations technique will be an added advantage.
  • At least 7 Years working experience as an aircraft maintenance engineer in an approved AMO and should have attended aircraft type courses on various aircraft types and hold type rating licences/approvals.
  • Should have good knowledge of Kenya Civil Aviation Regulations (KCARs) and relevant ICAO Annexes and Standard and Recommended Practices (SARPS).
  • Ability to set and achieve high standards of performance for self and section and commitment to achieve planned goals.

20 Feb 2017

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Caretaker Job 2017

Department : Human resource & Administration
Reports To: Senior Administration Officer

Job Purpose

To perform routine checks and ensure security of the buildings and other facilities.

Responsibilities for the Caretaker Job

  • Conducting regular checks and inspections of all installations in the compound and building to ensure that they are in proper condition.
  • Carrying out day-to day maintenance and minor repairs.
  • Ensuring that doors and windows are locked at all times when the building/premise is not in use.
  • Recording every incident that occurs in the building e.g lift breakdown, power failure, water flows in the washrooms and Kitchens. Alarm ringing, fire detectors and notifying those responsible for appropriate follow-up action.
  • Keeping custody of the keys to the building/ premise including machine rooms, meter room, Generator room etc.
  • Ensuring that common corridors and fire escapes are always kept clear at any time and that all materials are properly stored.
  • Checking the premises to guard against vandalism or break-ins by ensuring that the perimeter wall/fence is in secure condition.
  • Overseeing general cleanliness of the offices/building/compound by supervising janitorial staff to ensure appropriate cleaning activities.
  • Ensuring that light are switched on and off as appropriate, Doors and Windows are locked in accordance to the laid down procedures.
  • Ensuring that the premises are safe and free from hazardous materials
  • Taking and maintaining delivered items and dispatch goods and Materials as appropriate.
  • Maintaining a register of all keys and controlling the issuance thereof.

Qualifications for the Caretaker Job

  • Certificate in building and general Maintenance
  • O’ level certificate
  • Computer literate
  • A plumbing or electrical or equivalent qualification will be an added advantage
  • At least 2 years’ experience in building

Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated ability in providing housekeeping and maintenance services for all common areas.
  • A ability to clean, make minor repairs and touch-up paints
  • Keen on keeping parking lots and grounds free of debris
  • Proven ability to take own initiative in case or emergency
  • Able to follow instructions timely and effectively
  • Good communication skills
  • Honest, hardworking, dependable and extremely self-motivated.

KCAA Air Transport Statistician Jobs 2017

Department: Air Transport And Economic Regulation
Reports To: Senior Analyst (Air Transport and Economic Regulation)

Job Purpose

Performs financial and economic evaluations of licensed operators and applicants and maintain
relevant statistical data.

Responsibilities for the Air Transport Statistician Job

  • Compiling and analyzing of airline capacity and traffic statistics
  • Compiling and performing airlines route analysis
  • Compiling and analyzing airline origin and destination statistics
  • Compiling and analyzing aircraft fleet and personnel statistics
  • Analyzing load factors, Break Even Load Factors, unit costs per ASK and ATK, yields per RPK and RTK, Airline Employee Productivity and Aircraft
  • Utilization and produce reports on airline economic performance
  • Performing market forecasts including route, sector, region and country of origin, destination and aircraft type
  • Analyzing tariffs and fares for the purposes of detecting anti-competitive practices
  • Compiling and updating statistical and financial database on licensed operators.
  • Updating information on the data bank through the Air transport Management system
  • Any other duties assigned by the Senior Analyst.

Qualifications for the Air Transport Statistician Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics or related field
  • Induction course in air transport

Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Economist or Statistician
  • Experience in an airline or aviation sector is an added advantage

Knowledge and skills

  • A working knowledge of the ICAO requirements in air transport field
  • Analytical skills with the ability to make reliable airline financial and economic analysis.
  • Capable of integrating various data and identifying what is relevant to Directorate’s activities
  • Good reporting skills to present accurate data for analysis and decisionmaking
  • Attention to detail, timeliness and accuracy
  • Demonstrated merit and ability in work performance and results
  • Ability to manipulate and use contemporary office automation equipment, software and databases and to keep abreast with available technology

KCAA Senior Human Capital Officer Jobs 2017

Department : Human Resource and Administration

Reports To: Chief – HCO Planning, Recruitment, Training and Development

Job Purpose
Assisting in the review and updating of the organization structures, manpower plans, monitoring  and evaluating the recruitment and succession management process

Responsibilities for the Senior Human Capital Officer Job

  • Preparing, coordinating and overseeing all staff recruitment; selection, placement; succession; retention and separation plans.
  • Preparing job indents for advertisement.
  • Conducting shortlisting of candidates for interviews.
  • Preparing shortlisting and interview reports.
  • Preparing, coordinating and overseeing all staff recruitment, selection, placement, succession, retention and separation plans.
  • Developing organization’s HR Plans in consultation with the Chief Officer Planning and Recruitment.
  • Liaising with line managers in updating departmental structures, job descriptions and staffing levels.
  • Processing recruitment requisitions in liaison with the user departments
  • Processing information for selection advisory committee, disciplinary committee and staff interview panels,
  • Coordinating with line managers on the development and implementation succession plans.
  • Coordinating with Senior Human Resource Officer Training and
  • Development to plan for appropriate manpower development programs
  • Implementing staff rationalization strategies and optimal staffing plans to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Maintaining an integrated planning and recruitment database.
  • Performing any other duties assigned by the Chief HCO Planning, Recruitment, Training and Development.

Qualifications for the Senior Human Capital Officer Job

  • A degree in Human resources management or a degree in related social sciences such as Business Administration; Organizational Development and Management, or Labour Management from a recognized university with a Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • A member of the Institute of Human Resource Management in good standing.

Experience

  • 3 years’ experience in HR in a comparable and reputable organization
  • Generalist HR background is an advantage
  • Knowledge and skills
  • Knowledge of Labour Laws
  • Knowledge of trends in the labour market
  • Ability to prepare recruitment, retention and manpower plans
  • Working knowledge of HR management information Systems
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in office suite.

KCAA Senior Analyst Jobs in Kenya (Air Transport) 2017

Department: Air Transport And Economic Regulation

Reports To: Chief Analyst (Air Transport and Economic Regulation)

Job Purpose

Performs financial and economic evaluations of licensed operators and applicants and maintain relevant statistical data.

Responsibilities for the Senior Analyst Job

  • Analyzing of the audited financial accounts and internal management accounts of licensed operators and applicants as relates to the financial performance of an airline company and changes from previous years
  • Analyzing airline financial statements using financial ratios focusing on liquidity, performance/earnings, stock market ratios, inter airline comparison of ratios and interpretation of problems.
  • Analyzing of operating and pre-tax results and effects of off balance sheet operating leases on solvency ratios,
  • Analyzing of financial strengths and weakness of airlines in respect of competition
  • Analyzing business plans for airline operators and applicants
  • Analyzing details of airline start-up costs and financing proposals including equity financing for applicants
  • Analyzing and updating air transport economic data on airlines, airports and air navigation and submits reports
  • Monitoring economic performance of airlines according to agreed standards
  • Preparing quarterly and annual air transport statistics involving airline fleet and personnel statistics, aircraft movement, traffic by flight stage, cargo imports and exports, route, sector, destination and aircraft type
  • Compiling and analyzing air transport statistics in accordance with ICAO requirements
  • Analyzing air carrier schedules by routes, frequency and destination for the purposes of authorizing schedules and tariffs
  • Updating of information on the data bank through the Air transport Management system
  • Forecasting based on route, sector, region and country of origin, destination and aircraft type
  • Analyzing tariffs and fares for the purposes of detecting anti-competitive practices
  • Preparing and updating an appropriate statistical and financial database on licensed operators.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Chief Analyst

Qualifications for the Senior Analyst Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics or related field from a recognized university.
    Knowledge in financial management is an added advantage
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Economist or Statistician
  • Experience in an airline or aviation sector is an added advantage
  • A working knowledge of the ICAO requirements in air transport field
  • Analytical skills with the ability to make reliable airline financial analysis and economic projections and forecasts
  • Ability to built accurate financial models used in decision making processes
  • Capable of integrating various data and identifying what is relevant to Directorate’s activities
  • Good reporting skills to present accurate data for analysis and decisionmaking
  • Attention to detail, timeliness and accuracy
  • Demonstrated merit and ability in work performance and results
  • Ability to manipulate and use contemporary office automation equipment, software and databases and to keep abreast with available technology

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Assistant Registrar Jobs 2017

To coordinate administrative functions in the school in compliance with procedures and regulations

Responsibilities for the Assistant Registrar Job

  • Coordinating Finance and Administration functions within EASA.
  • Supervising the registry to ensure safe custody of documents, file and mail movement.
  • Coordinating all staff welfare activities.
  • Overseeing outsourced services, such as, security, catering, cleaning etc.
  • Coordinating Logistics and Transportation service.
  • Coordinating Environmental and Occupational safety and security matters of the school
  • Management of central services to ensure timely and efficient service delivery
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Registrar, Finance & Administration.

Qualifications for the Assistant Registrar Job

  • A degree in Business Administration / Human Resource or related field
  • Diploma in Human Resource will be an added advantage
  • Training in management and Leadership.

Experience

  • Five (5) years’ experience in administrative role in a busy environment.

Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of procedures in procurement, finance, human resources, academics etc.
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with various user departments, includingcustomer services skills
  • Proficiency in office suite

KCAA Chief Analyst Latest Jobs in Kenya 2017

Performs financial and economic evaluations of licensed operators and applicants, prepare reports and maintain
relevant statistical data.

Responsibilities for the Chief Analyst Latest Job

  • Evaluating the audited financial accounts and internal management accounts of licensed operators and applicants as relates to the financial performance of an airline company and issues reports
  • Evaluating analysis of airline business plans and issues reports
  • Evaluating analysis of airline financial reports and issues reports
  • Evaluating details of airline start-up costs and financing proposals for applicants

Qualifications for the Chief Analyst Job

  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • A Bachelors’ degree in Administration, Commerce, Business Management,
  • Human Resource Management, Education, Economics, Sociology,
  • Humanities or equivalent.
  • Training in management and leadership.
  • CPA (K)/CPS (K) will be an added advantage.
  • 5 years of administrative experience in a large organization.
  • Proven management and people management skills.
  • Knowledge and skills
  • Knowledge of the overall management and functions in the school.
  • Strong financial management skills, ability to track and contain costs.
  • Proficiency in office suite and desktop publishing tools
  • Analyzing and updating air transport economic data on airlines, airports and air navigation and submits reports
  • Coordinating Monitoring of economic performance of airlines according to agreed standards
  • Analyzing quarterly and annual air transport statistics involving airline fleet and personnel statistics, aircraft movement, traffic by flight stage, cargo imports and exports, route, sector, destination and aircraft type
  • Compiling and analyzing air transport statistics in accordance with ICAO requirements
  • Evaluating Analysis of air carrier schedules by routes, frequency and destination the issues reports.
  • Coordinating the updating of information on the data bank through the Air transport Management system
  • Evaluating analysis of forecasts based on route, sector, region and country of origin, destination and aircraft type
  • Analyzing tariffs and fares for the purposes of detecting anti-competitive practices and issues reports
  • Maintaining an appropriate statistical and financial database on licensed operators.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Manager, Air Transport & Economic Regulation

Qualifications for the Chief Analyst Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics or related field from a recognized university.
  • Knowledge in financial management is and added advantage.
  • A master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Economist or Statistician
  • Experience in an airline or aviation sector is an added advantage

Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of Standards and Recommended Practices and regulations and audit programmes.
  • Knowledge of Airline Management functions of ICAO, IATA ,Facilitation of Air transport and International negotiations
  • Knowledge of trends in the sector and in other CAA’s, with an ability to benchmark practices for continuous improvement.
  • Team management and leadership.
  • Ability to interpret and implement budgets effectively within them.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to manipulate and use contemporary office automation equipment, software and databases and to keep abreast with available technology

KCAA Finance & Administration Registrar Jobs 2017

To develop and implement sound administrative systems for efficient financial control, safety, security, logistics, human resources and student support services.

Responsibilities for the Finance & Administration Registrar Job

  • Implementing KCAA Finance and Administration policies and procedures at the school.
  • Preparing and coordinating with EASA user departments the annual budget plans in line with KCAA planning policies, financial guidelines and strategic plan.
  • Preparing periodic operational analysis to monitor the utilization and productivity of the school’s physical resources.
  • Developing and managing administrative support procedures to ensure training is delivered according to the mission of EASA.
  • Implementing maintenance and operations policies to ensure the functionality of physical resources.
  • Reporting on expenditure, revenues and potential financial risk areas to enable decision-making by the Director.
  • Monitoring contracts for external services relating to the school’s facilities and infrastructure.
  • Coordinating safety and security programmes to safeguard the school’s properties.
  • Providing student support services.
  • Monitoring implementation of the annual budget plans while ensuring budgetary control
  • Coordinating implementation of staff welfare systems
  • Coordinating Logistics and Fleet Management
  • Coordinating the central management services to ensure optimal utilization and quality service delivery.
  • Managing the assets of the School.
  • Planning and Managing outsourced services.
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Director

Qualifications for the  Finance & Administration Registrar Job

  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • A Bachelors’ degree in Administration, Commerce, Business Management,
  • Human Resource Management, Education, Economics, Sociology, Humanities or equivalent.
  • Training in management and leadership.
  • CPA (K)/CPS (K) will be an added advantage.
  • 5 years of administrative experience in a large organization.
  • Proven management and people management skills.
  • Knowledge of the overall management and functions in the school.
  • Strong financial management skills, ability to track and contain cos.

20 Feb 2017

KCAA Government & Industry Affairs Manager Jobs

To advise and support Management and the Board on all corporate issues pertaining to Government and Industry affairs in the civil aviation regulatory framework

Responsibilities for the Government & Industry Affairs Manager Job

  • Providing professional guidance to the Authority’s Board, Management and Staff on compliance with good corporate governance practice.
  • Providing professional support in organizing of Board meetings in compliance with all the laws, regulations and procedures, including the Agenda, Board
  • Papers, Records and Board minutes, among other Board documents.
  • Providing professional support in the preparation of timely replies by the Authority to Parliamentary and other stakeholders’ questions, complaints and inquiries that touch on the mandate and operations of the Authority.
  • Providing professional guidance to the Director General and the Board of the Authority and Management on all Government and industry affairs matters relating to the mandate, functions and operations of the Authority to ensure statutory/business compliance.
  • Providing professional support in the drafting and the development of legislation including regulations on civil aviation.
  • Liaising on behalf of the Authority with the legal personnel in Government, other state corporations, private sector, regional and international organizations, on legal matters pertaining to civil aviation including lobbying
    Government to legislate international conventions on Civil Aviation.
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with the Government and other stakeholders to effectively lobby for favorable policy decisions affecting the Authority and the sector.
  • Coordinating Stakeholder engagements and ensuring maintenance of the Authority’s positive image.
  • Liaising with IATA, ICAO, airlines and other Civil Aviation Authorities’ in lobbying the Government of Kenya and other Governments where Kenyan airlines operate on issues affecting Kenyan airlines; Taxation, environmental levies, repatriation of revenues, immigration, service providers like airports and Air Navigation Service providers
  • Tracking, analyzing & reporting on developments in all aero political arena tomaid in decision making and seize opportunities for growth of civil aviation in Kenya.
  • Contributing towards building and managing relationships with National and Foreign Governments or their missions and with national and international organizations to articulate and achieve the Authority’s desired objectives.
  • Carrying out any other duties relating to laws of the country or civil aviation generally as may be directed by the Corporation Secretary from time to time.

Qualifications for the Government & Industry Affairs Manager Job

  • Bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B)
  • A relevant Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with current practicing certificate
  • Registered Certified Public Secretary will be an added advantage
  • A Diploma in Air Law will be an added advantage
  • Post graduate diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law.
  • Five years’ experience in Company / Corporate Law/Legal Affairs.
  • Experience in the aviation sector and/or as a legal practitioner is an advantage

Knowledge and skills

  • Strong legal and regulatory background relevant to the industry
  • Verbal and written communication / reporting skills to state issues clearly and concisely to different audiences
  • Ability to demonstrate high level of professional standards and ethics
  • Ability to manage and develop a team of professionals
  • Ability to proactively identify regulatory issues that impact on KCAA’s business units in the short and long term.

KCAA Business Development Manager Jobs 2017

To develop the School’s sustainability and ability to meet the industry’s needs through quality and profitable
academic services. To diversify the School’s revenue base to achieve self-sustainability.

Responsibilities for the Business Development Manager Job

  • Contributing to the overall strategic and business planning activities of EASA by:
  • Conducting market/ industry research to identify opportunities for new products (courses) and target audiences
  • Benchmarking pricing structure and competitiveness, as well as EASA’s accessibility to national and regional markets
  • Advising the Director on current and future areas of development
  • Coordinating with Heads of Departments to ensure business plans meet strategic targets
  • Developing a marketing plan for the school.
  • Planning and coordinating the school’s projects.
  • Working with Heads of Departments to develop and achieve revenue targets by product/service and faculty.
  • Consolidating and monitoring the overall EASA revenue budget.
  • Developing Corporate Customer acquisition and retention strategies as well as strategies to improve the rate of intakes and student ratio to capacity.
  • Designing, developing and producing appropriate school brochures, communication materials, adverts etc.
  • Developing a public relations plan and monitoring its implementation.
  • Coordinating the development and implementation of strategic and annual plans.
  • Coordinating the schools’ performance contracting and tracking the implementation of the performance plans.
  • Leveraging customer focus orientation and managing customer experience processes
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned by the Director

Qualifications for the Business Development Manager Job

  • A master’s degree in marketing or sales or public relations or related business management field.
  • Bachelors’ degree in Commerce, Business Management, Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Training in management and leadership.
  • Proficiency in Office Suite.
  • Experience in the Aviation Industry will be an added advantage

Experience

  • At least 5 years’ experience in commercial environment, with at least 2 years in product development.
  • Proven experience in management and people skills.
  • Service Marketing will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge and skills
  • Knowledge of market research.
  • Knowledge of industry trends and needs.
  • Business planning skills, including financial and product performance  analysis.

KCAA ANS & Aerodomes Standards Manager Jobs 2017

To plan and direct the oversight activities of ANS and Aerodromes Standards to achieve a coordinated approach
to policy formulation, inspections and surveillance duties.

Responsibilities for the ANS & Aerodomes Standards Manager Job

  • Preparing and implementing the department’s operational plans and budget to achieve targets in line with KCAA’s strategic plan.
  • Developing and proposing policies, standards, regulations and legislation to ensure that the regulatory framework of the Authority is aligned and compliant with ICAO annexes and recommended practices, as well as other regional and international conventions which Kenya is a member State.
  • Coordinating with the Licensing department as necessary for licensing and certification of ANS personnel.
  • Working with the legal services to propose / draft appropriate legislations and regulations.
  • Reviewing and approving inspection guidance material, manuals and procedures.
  • Advising and guiding management and industry on the interpretation and application of aviation safety standards and regulations applicable to ANS and Aerodromes.
  • Conducting regular performance reviews of staff in the department to determine training and development needs and ensuring that the highest standards of performance and conduct are being adhered to.
  • Working closely with Internal Audit to incorporate good governance practices in the department.
  • Working closely with the Quality Management department to implement effective inspection, surveillance and licensing processes.
  • Implementing the State Safety Programme.
  • Enforcing the relevant Civil Aviation Regulations and recommending appropriate actions.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Director, Aviation
  • Safety and Security Regulation.

Qualifications for the ANS & Aerodomes Standards Manager Job

  • At least a Master’s degree in Aviation, Science, Engineering or related field from a recognized university will be an added advantage.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Aviation, Science, Engineering or related field from a recognized university.
  • Air Traffic control license endorsed with at least four ratings or certificate in at least four CNS Equipment Maintenance Courses (Navigation, Surveillance, Communication) or Certificates in AIS Cartography, Quality ManagementSystem, AIP Management and Aeronautical information exchange model data base or Certificate in Aerodrome Certification course.
  • Certificates in ICAO PANS-OPS.
  • Safety Oversight Managers course
  • Training in management and leadership.

Experience

  • At least five years’ experience in a senior role in ANS or Aerodromes sectors.
  • Proven experience in financial and people management.

Knowledge and skills

  • In-depth knowledge of the Chicago Convention, the Standards and Recommended Practices specified in the ICAO Annexes and related ICAO documentation and guidance material, safety audit and safety management programmes requirements and the Civil Aviation Regulations
  • Extensive knowledge of the Kenya civil aviation regulatory requirements and the ANS/Met and Aerodromes regulatory responsibilities of KCAA;
  • Knowledge of trends in the ANS and Aerodromes sectors
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of ANS or Aerodromes activities, systems, plans and operating environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Kenya civil aviation inspections and certification procedures and processes;
  • Ability to plan and budget for resources, human or otherwise, to achieve targets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in office suite.

KCAA Air Transport & Economic Manager Jobs 2017

To Plan and direct the activities of Air Transport and Economic Regulation to achieve a coordinated approach to
policy formulation, inspections, surveillance and licensing of air services.

Responsibilities for the Air Transport & Economic Manager Job

  • Planning and controlling the operations of the department of Air transport and Economic Regulation in accordance with laws and regulations related to Air Transport Economics and agreed objectives and targets.
  • Coordinating and liaising with relevant organizations /Directorates /Departments /Agencies on matters relating to civil aviation bilateral /multilateral, international agreements, conventions and protocols.
  • Developing, implementing and reviewing competition policy, monitoring and advising on tariffs for passengers and freight.
  • Planning, directing, implementing and enforcing the relevant legislation / industry developments on air transport and economic regulation
  • Advising on the designation of airlines and authorizing air carrier schedules and tariffs.
  • Preparing and recommending new regulations on air transport and economic regulation
  • Developing and proposing policies, standards, regulations and legislation to ensure that the regulatory framework of the KCAA is aligned and compliant with ICAO annexes and recommended practices, as well as other regional and international conventions of which Kenya is a member State
  • Advising Licensing of Air Services Committee of the Board of Directors on grant of air service licenses and coordinate and ensure compliance with conditions and requirements provided in the air service license, including matters related to bilateral or multilateral air service agreements.
  • Maintaining records of proceedings/notes of evidence in relation to appeals tribunal.
  • Reviewing inspection guidance material, manuals and procedures and developing qualifications for ATO credentials.
  • Overseeing the coordination of Air transport field inspections, operations, surveillance, Air transport data analysis, economic licensing and enforcement activities in all airports to ensure compliance with standards, regulations and best practices
  • Approving aircraft lease agreements, airline commercial arrangements, adhoc air carrier permits, operating authorization for international scheduled air  carriers and coordinating with Ministry of Transport, or where necessary military and diplomatic clearances.
  • Advising and guiding Management and the industry on the interpretation and application of relevant laws and conventions.
  • Preparing and implementing the department’s operational plans and budget to achieve targets in line with the KCAA strategic plan.
  • Conducting regular performance reviews of staff in the department to determine training and development needs and ensuring that the highest standards of performance and conduct are being adhered to.
  • Working with the legal services to propose / draft appropriate legislation and regulations/Amendments.
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Director, AASR.

Qualifications for the Air Transport & Economic Manager Job

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Aviation or relevant Social Sciences
  • Discipline or Physical science discipline related field from a recognized University;
  • A master’s degree in Economics, Aviation or relevant Social Sciences or
  • Physical science discipline would be an added advantage;
  • A diploma in Air Transport Management, Air Transport Economics or a relatedfield would be an added advantage;
  • Training in management or leadership;
  • Certificate in Air and Space Law would be an added advantage;
  • Proven experience in Financial Accountability and people management;

Experience

At least five (5) years’ experience at a senior level in the aviation industry or a related field;

Knowledge and Skills

  • Be proficient in computer applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player and with strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Be analytical, innovative and strategic thinker

KCAA Navigation Services Director Jobs

To plan and control the operations of Air Navigation Services in accordance with international air navigation standards and on sound economic principles

Responsibilities for the Navigation Services Director Job

  • The officer will be responsible to the Director General for planning and controlling the operation of Air Navigation Services in accordance with International Air Navigation Standards and on Sound Economic Principles.
  • Developing and overseeing the implementation of policies, procedures and strategies for the Air Navigation Services Directorate;
  • Developing, interpreting and effectively implementing air navigation safety standards;
  • Coordinating collection of data and monitoring trends in the global navigation and safety standards;
  • Ensuring provision of safe, efficient and orderly flow of air traffi within the Kenyan airspace;
  • Developing and overseeing the implementation of work plans, targets and budgets for the directorate;
  • Ensuring that the Authority acquires and maintains the requisite equipment to facilitate efficient Air navigation services;
  • Overseeing the formulation and implementation of Civil Aviation Technical Standards;
  • Ensuring the planning and development of aeronautical network within the Kenyan airspace;
  • Developing the capacity and appraising staff of the directorate.

Qualifications for the Navigation Services Director Job

  • A Master’s Degree from a recognized university in any of the following fields:
  • Civil Aviation, Engineering, physical science or equivalent qualification.
  • Advanced professional qualification in Communication, Navigation,
  • Surveillance systems or Air Traffic Management.

Experience

  • At least 10 years relevant work experience in a large Civil Aviation or equivalent Organization.
  • At least 3 years minimum experience in a senior position (General Manager or manager in Engineering/Communications services or Air Traffic Management or Air Navigation Service operations or any other similar post(s).

Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of international Civil Aviation (ICAO) Regulations, Procedures and Practices.
  • Proven ability and skills in management and operational experience in Air
  • Traffic Management or technical experience in Communication, Navigation and Surveillance.
  • Demonstrated high standards of professional competence and administrative ability for direction, management and control of Air Navigation Services.
  • Proven leadership qualities, integrity, transparency and accountability.

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority Secretary Jobs

To advise Management and the Board on all Legal and regulatory matters pertaining to the Authority

Responsibilities for the Secretary Job

  • Preparing and organizing Board Meetings in compliance with all the laws, regulations and procedures.
  • Preparing the Agenda, Board papers, Board Minutes, and other Board documents including Notifications and ensuring that Board members receive the documentation for meetings in a timely manner.
  • Keeping safe custody of Minutes of the Board, the Corporation’s seal and other Board documentation.
  • Coordinating the submission of timely replies by the Authority to
  • Parliamentary questions that touch on the mandate and operations of the Authority.
  • Providing professional guidance to the Authority’s Board, Management and staff on compliance with good corporate governance practice.
  • Assisting the Director General in all legal matters pertaining to the Authority and planning, coordinating and overseeing advice and guidance given by the legal office of the Authority to the Board, Management and staff of the Authority, with a view to ensuring compliance with the laws, regulations and procedures relevant to the mandate and operations of the Authority.

Qualifications for the Secretary Job

  • A relevant Master’s degree from a recognized university.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university.
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya.
  • Registered Certified Public Secretary.
  • A Diploma in Air Law will be an added advantage.
  • A Current Practicing Certificate.
  • Ten (10) years’ experience in Company / Corporate Law/Legal affairs
  • Experience in the aviation sector and/or as a legal practitioner is an advantage

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong legal and regulatory background relevant to the industry.
  • Knowledge of ICAO and its standards and recommended practices.
  • Knowledge of the Kenya Civil Aviation Act, 2013 and all its regulations
  • Verbal and written communication / reporting skills to state legal issues clearly and concisely to different audiences.
  • Ability to demonstrate high level of professional standards and ethics.
  • Ability to manage and develop a team of professionals.
  • Ability to proactively identify legal and regulatory issues that impact on KCAA’s business units in the short and long term.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to send their application letters quoting the job reference No. on the envelope and application letter attaching copies of certificates, testimonials and a detailed CV with day time telephone and full contact details of three professional referees to the address below.

The applications should be received not later than 3 rd March 2017. Applicants who had previously applied for the readvertised positions need not re-apply.

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply and indicate their status.

The Director General Kenya Civil Aviation Authority KCAA Aviation House P. O. BOX 30163 – 00100 NAIROBI

Only shortlisted Candidates will be contacted.

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Lubricants Sales Executive Kenyan Jobs (60-80K)

Our client is in the Oil & Gas industry dealing with lubricants and other fuel products. They are looking to hire a confident and capable Sales Executive to increase the sales volumes for their lubricant products.

Salary: 60k – 80k
Location : Nairobi

Responsibilities for the Lubricants Sales Executive Job

  • Establish and nurture relations with clients to increase the company’s market share.
  • Developing long-term relationships with clients, through managing and interpreting their requirements.
  • To meet monthly, quarterly, and annual revenue targets and grow sales month by month.
  • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
  • To establish contact with potential clients through direct communication, face to face meetings, telephone calls, emails and presentations.
  • Keep management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses.
  • Calculating client quotations and administering client accounts.
  • Providing pre-sales technical assistance to clients and making recommendations on products to use.
  • Meeting regular sales targets and coordinating sales projects.
  • Supporting marketing activities by attending trade shows, conferences and other marketing events.
  • Making technical presentations and demonstrating how the product meets client needs.
  • Liaising with other members of the sales team and other technical experts.
  • Providing training and producing support material for other members of the sales team.
  • Advising management on strategies to enhance competitive advantage and increase in market share.
  • Performing any other duties as may be prescribed by management from time to time.

Lubricants Sales Executive Job Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree in Engineering or related studies
  • At least 3 years’ B2B sales experience. Technical sales background is desired
  • Valid Driving License
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Negotiation skills and client service delivery focus.

How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Lubricants Sales Executive) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before Monday 27th February 2017.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

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Agency Administration Manager-MFS Job at Orange Kenya

 

Orange Kenya

Position: Agency Administration Manager – MFS
Region: Nairobi
Reporting to: Head of Agency Network– Mobile Financial Services (MFS)
Range: R2U
Department: Orange Money

Role Purpose:
Reporting to the Head of Agency Network – MFS, and overseeing the distribution administration Team, the role will be responsible for managing the operations and administration the Agency Team, handling escalations from the Call Centre relating to the distribution as well as daily MFS operations and processes. The Agency Administration Manager – MFS will also be responsible for continued monitoring of the the liquidity performance of the distribution as well as managing the processing of applications for the distribution channels.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the day–to-day planning, the agency administration team and ensure the team adheres to the work schedule and achieves the required daily SLA targets and quality standards.
    § Prepares and submits regular weekly statistical reports to management and the administration team providing analyses and action plans to that address areas of opportunity.
    § Provide the statistical data on escalations from the the distribution channel to back office support at the contact centre
    § Develop and maintain a database for Agents and Partners created on the mobile money system or other data repository, as required.
    § Manage the channel recruitment process from receipt of the applications through to handing over the application to the product team, inline with the Channel recruitment process, once the applications have been completed the Agency administration team will continue the process with the distribution team.
    § Provide recommendations for product and process development based on customer feedback and from the analysis reports of the escalations.
    § Manage the Back-Office team, prepare Back Office weekly and monthly KPIs report for RA and Head of Product & Operations
    § Commission calculations for the entire distribution, revenue share, airtime re-imbursement commission (check accruals for all commission structures), drafted for approval for payment
    § Float management analysis-float level in the market up to the distribution team.
    § Float prediction based upon analysis of float utilisation, and communication to the channels to ensure that there is sufficient orders.
    § Analysis-revenue, costs, tariff, transaction type
    § Airtime reconciliation between IN and CWS
    § All wallets reconciliations-MIC super agent, bank balance wallets etc.
    § Undertake leadership of the Agency Administration Team and manage execution of section objectives.
    § Establish staff KPIs, conduct monthly performance evaluations and plan staff training and skills improvement.
    § Maintain strong ties and consistent communication with Marketing and Technical teams to capture appropriate commercial requirements and manage technical implementation and project timelines

Academic/ Professional Qualifications
• Degree in Marketing, Business or other relevant field
• 3-5 years relevant sales and distribution experience
• Proven experience in managing Telco/Banking agency networks and sales and distribution operations

Professional Skills:
§ Proven management and motivation skills
§ Strong Analytical skills – able to assess reports, identify issues, root cause, and recommend solutions, expert spread sheet skills a distinct advantage
§ Adept in administration demonstrating a deep understanding in the adherence and formation of exhaustive processes
§ Financial Management – develop and manage budgets, drive down costs wherever possible.
§ Strong leadership skills
§ Presentation and communication skills – superior, both written and oral. Experience in report writing.

This position is opened to Kenyan citizens only. If you fit the required profile, please apply highlighting how your qualifications, experience and career aspirations match the requirements for this position.

Application should be sent by latest 28th February 2017, please provide an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) including details of your current telephone contacts and names of three referees. Apply through recruitment@telkomkenya.co.ke and quote the job title in the subject field. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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UNEP Staff Assistant Jobs

 

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

This post is located in UNEP, Executive Office (EO) at the Nairobi duty station.

Staff Assistant NGO Job Responsibilities

  • Attend to, and screen incoming calls and/or re-route them to the relevant offices and officers with a clear notice of confidentiality and discretion;
  • Screen incoming mail for the Deputy Executive Director, distinguishing any confidential matters and forward routine correspondence to Administrative Assistant responsible for logging and appropriate follow-up;
  • Follow-up on actions to be taken indicated in the Correspondence Tracking System (CTS) on a weekly basis in liaison with the Special Assistant to the Deputy Executive Director;
  • Assist in drafting correspondence, as required, for the signature of the Deputy Executive Director;
  • Assist with responding to requests on documents from the Deputy Executive Director’s office;
  • Finalize urgent draft letters requiring the Deputy Executive Director’s signature.
  • Undertake all logistical travel planning for Executive Office including the Special Assistants (if accompanying) on official missions and other staff;
  • Liaise with Travel Agents, providing options for Executive Office staff travel and related costings;
  • Make hotel reservations, airport transfers, security clearances; Inform all relevant parties of the Executive Director’s and Deputy Executive Director’s travel plans in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • Receive high-ranking officials attending meetings with the Deputy Executive Director.
  • Provide full back-up support to the Personal Assistant and to the Deputy Executive Director as, and when required.
  • Perform other relevant duties as ssigned.

Competencies

  • Professionalism: Knowledge of general office and administrative support including but not limited to administrative policies, processes and procedures related to budget, finance, procurement, legal agreements and human resources. Shows pride in work and in achievements; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Teamwork: Works collaborative with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Qualifications for the Staff Assistant NGO Job

  • Completion of secondary education is required. Supplementary training in secretarial, administration or project management, or other related area, is required. MUST have passed the United Nations Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT) or the Global General Service Test (GGST) at Headquarters or an equivalent locally-administered test at Offices away from Headquarters.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible working experience in secretarial and text processing work, or related area, is required. Working knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) is desirable.
  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and oral English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
  • Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which will be followed by competency-based interview.

How to Apply

If you meet the above qualifications, apply for the position by clicking here. Deadline is 16th March 2017

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Hospital Secretary Jobs in Kenya

 

Secretary Job Qualifications

  • Diploma in Office Management
  • A Certificate of Computer Applications in Windows, MS Word, Excel, Access and Internet 2 years experience in the same capacity
  • Good typing speed 2 years working experience in the same capacity
  • Secretarial training will an added advantage

Duties for the Secretary Job

  • Maintain confidentiality and privacy of staff matters and file content.
  • Keep calendar of all the Health Management Team and Hospital Advisory Board Meeting and reminds the CEO/Administrator of due dates in advance.
  • Ensure that the Health Management Team’s offices are cleaned daily and well arranged.
  • Attend to the needs of the CEO and the Administrator as required and booking appointments done on timely basis as required.
  • Ensure that all filling system is done in a professional manner and files given code numbers accordingly.
  • Handle all correspondences as required, taking messages, ensure mails are posted on timely basis
  • Handle and manage all in-coming and out- going telephones appropriately.
  • Liaise with relevant departments, organization and individuals as demanded by the administration.
  • Ensure that all records are well kept and filings of official confidential documents are kept safe and retrieved when required.
  • Type only authorised documents by the administration.
  • Ensure that all official communications, documents and staff files are kept confidential and that no unauthorized persons have access to the information.
  • Ensue the secretary office is well maintained, clean and the Kranium server system is protected.
  • Attend to the visitors, staffs and other persons.
  • Pick and Deliver the administration block keys (must) to the convent house every working day.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

How to Apply

All interested candidates are requested to read the attached job description and send their application to hr@stfrancishospital.or.ke by Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Please mark the job title as your subject on the application letter and attach detailed Curriculum Vitae.

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Action Africa NGO Jobs in Kenya

 

Action Africa Warehouse Storekeeper NGO Jobs

The warehouse storekeeper will be responsible for stock control; ware house inventory and periodic stock reconciliations and document filing (waybills, GRN, GIV, supplier’s documents)

Ensure reliability of quantities on stock cards against physical stock. The role will work closely with WMS Operator and prepares weekly and monthly stock report.

Responsibilities for the Warehouse Storekeeper Job

  • Responsible for warehouse stock control
  • Responsible for warehouse documents filing (waybills, GRN, GIV, supplier’s documents).
  • Responsible of warehouse inventories and periodical stock reconciliations.
  • Update warehouse stock cards/Bin stock cards on a daily basis upon stock movement.
  • Ensure reliability of quantities on stock cards against physical stock.
  • Should be able to work for long hours taking into consideration the sort of operation AAH is involved in.
  • Assist other colleagues as needed in the project, office, carries out any other office work as requested by supervisors.

Expected Results

  • Warehouse stock properly controlled and well maintained.
  • Warehouse documents (waybills, GRN, GIV, supplier’s documents) properly filed.
  • Warehouse inventories conducted on weekly and monthly bases.
  • Warehouse stock cards/Bin stock cards updated on a daily basis upon stock movement.
  • Reliable quantities on stock cards against physical stock.
  • No losses of goods due to mismanagement

Warehouse Storekeeper Job Qualifications

  • Diploma in Logistics and Warehouse Management or comparable training.
  • Secondary school level with minimum 4 years of experience in warehouse management.
  • At least 1-3 years’ professional experience in the logistics field.

Skills and Competencies

  • Experience in Warehouse management
  • Good knowledge of English, widely used in the country
  • Discipline and punctuality
  • Resilience and patience
  • Familiarity with City, region
  • Willingness to up skill as required by the tasks to be performed – corresponding measures are agreed with management.

How to Apply

Kenyan nationals and candidates currently based in Kakuma are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to recruitke@actionafricahelp.org OR drop off their applications to Action Africa Help Kenya, Kakuma NCCK compound. The Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. Deadline for applications is 20th February 2017.

AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer. Only those selected for the interviews will be contacted. AAH-I does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process nor does it use recruitment agents

Action Africa Warehouse Officer NGO Jobs

The Warehouse Officer will be responsible for managing the Warehouse Staff and facilities and ensuring that safety is always observed and warehouse well secured. S/he will check and inspect all goods received for quality and specification as per bill of loading/packing list/waybills/invoice and ensure proper recording.

The role is responsible for managing the stores paper work and preparing stock reports on a weekly and monthly basis.

Responsibilities for the Warehouse Officer Job

  • Checking and inspecting of all goods received for quantity and specification as per bill of loading/packing list/waybills/invoice and ensuring proper recording.
  • Ensuring that fumigation is done when necessary, extinguishers well positioned and checked regularly, warehouse and surroundings always clean and well-lit and preventing unauthorized persons entering the warehouse.
  • Inventory is done to ascertain the correctness of stock with records at any point in time and for damages or otherwise.
  • Ensuring proper stacking/packing, spacing is done to allow verification and free movement and avoid accident.
  • Ensuring that safety is always observed and warehouse well secured.
  • Preparing stock report on weekly basis and ensuring that records are well maintained.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by Supervisor from time to time.

Expected Results

  • Performance of Warehouse Staff is to the expected AAHI standards and security of the facilities is secure and safe.
  • All goods received are checked for quantity and specification as per bill of loading/packing list/waybills/invoice and are properly recorded.
  • All goods issued are certified and checked for quantity and are authorized and recorded.
  • Note: This job description is an addendum to the employment contract breaking down the tasks to be done by an employee. It can be varied from time to time in consultation with the post-holder in the light of change in strategic objectives or for other reasons advanced by the employer.
  • Regular Inventory conducted to ascertain the correctness of stock with records at any point in time and for damages where needed.
  • Weekly/monthly stock report are prepared and records well maintained.
  • Proper stacking/packing, spacing is done to allow verification and free movement and accidents avoided.
  • Safety measures always observed and warehouse is well secured.
  • Weekly/monthly warehouse reports submitted on time.

Warehouse Officer Job Qualifications

  • University degree in Logistics/Warehouse Management/Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years’ professional experience in warehouse management or comparable role.

Skills and Competencies

  • Experience in Logistics/Warehouse management
  • Very good working knowledge of ICT technologies (related software, email, internet and computer applications)
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Good organisational and team skills.
  • Highly organised
  • Attention to detail
  • INGO experience and understanding of humanitarian sector- an added advantage.
  • Commitment to and understanding of AAH-I’s vision, mission and values.

How to Apply

Kenyan nationals and candidates currently based in Kakuma are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should email application letters and CVs (with 3 referees) addressed to recruitke@actionafricahelp.org OR drop off their applications to Action Africa Help Kenya, Kakuma NCCK compound. The Subject Line must show the job title of the position applied for. Deadline for applications is 20th February 2017.

AAH-I is an equal-opportunity employer. Only those selected for the interviews will be contacted. AAH-I does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process nor does it use recruitment agents

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Scholarship for Nigerian Students in France, 2017

 

The Embassy of France is inviting Scholarship for Nigerian Students in France. Scholarship is available to pursue Master degree programme.

The aim of the scholarship is to give strength to France-Nigeria relations.

The Embassy of France in Nigeria and Campus France, is committed to increasing Nigerian students’ mobility to France. French Embassy, has a double mission: to promote French language and francophone cultures, to relay information on franco-nigerian cooperation. The Embassy’s main aim is to give future France alumni the keys to becoming a complete success story in France and everywhere. The French embassy is one of 166 foreign representations in Nigeria, and one of 106 foreign representations in Abuja.

Course Level: These scholarships are available for pursing master degree.

Study Subject: The scholarships are awarded in the following fields:

  • Management
  • International Law
  • Economics

Scholarship Award: These scholarships will be awarded for the 2017/2018 academic year.

Numbers of Scholarships: Three scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in France.

Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following area for these scholarships:

  • Only Nigerian nationals are eligible to apply.
  • Students should have graduated between 2013 and 2016.
  • Must hold a first degree with at least Second class upper division relevant to the fields defined above.
  • Must have completed 1(one) year mandatory NYSC programme.

Nationality: Applicants of Nigeria can apply for the scholarship.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must hold a first degree with at least Second class upper division.

English Language Requirement: Applicants must meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply via email.

  • Copy of your certificates (WAEC, NECO, Bachelor degree etc.…)
  • Transcripts
  • Detailed resume or CV
  • Motivation letter explaining clearly your educational path, professional experience (if any) and your future prospects.
  • Valid means of identification, i.e.: National ID card or international passport
  • French proficiency is not required but can be an advantage
  • All master programmes are taught in English.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is February 25, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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Queen Elizabeth Ii Diamond Jubilee Master Scholarships for Commonwealth Countries in Canada, 2017

 

University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is delighted to offer Queen Elizabeth Ii Diamond Jubilee Scholarships to pursue master degree programme. Students from commonwealth countries are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

The purpose of QES is to activate a dynamic community of young global leaders across the Commonwealth to create lasting impacts both at home and abroad through cross-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences.

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is a public research university located in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.

The candidate should have a very good command over the English language.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue master degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the subjects offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: Full scholarship:

  • $21,000 per year, plus minimum funding (additional information on minimum funding levels)
  • Partial scholarship:
  • $4,000 per year, plus minimum funding (additional information on minimum funding levels)

Number of Scholarships: Two (2) new full scholarships and two (2) new partial scholarships at the master’s level will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Scholarship can be taken in Canada

Eligibility: Both full and partial international Queen Elizabeth Scholars must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must have an A-minus average (GPA: 3.70 out of 4.30) or greater in the last two years of full-time study prior to receiving the award.
  • Must be 35 years of age or under at time of application.
  • Must be an international master’s student from the Commonwealth [1], enrolled in an eligible research program when starting the award. Anyone who has applied for Canadian citizenship or for permanent residency is not eligible.
    • Be geographically available and visit campus regularly[2]
    • Must be a full-time master’s student and continuously maintain full-time status for the duration of the award.
    • Cannot be employed outside the university except by permission of the supervisor.
    • Cannot be enrolling in a qualifying or make-up year.
  • Must agree to return to their home country and sign a form to this effect as part of their acceptance of the award.
  • Must participate in community engagement activities in Canada.
  • Cannot hold a QES full scholarship concurrently with a scholarship or fellowship from other federal or provincial scholarship programs.
  • Must maintain satisfactory research progress for the duration of this award.

Nationality: Students from commonwealth countries are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Students must have an A-minus average (GPA: 3.70 out of 4.30) or greater in the last two years of full-time study prior to receiving the award.

English language Requirements: If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

How to Apply: Interested international applicants must submit a complete UOIT application with supporting documentation to the Office of Graduate Studies. Electronic documents will be accepted. However, all originals must be submitted via regular mail.

Please note: The university will use the bachelor’s degree transcripts from your admissions application to complete your QES application file.

Application Form

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is March 1, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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30 Women of the Future Master Scholarships at University of Essex in UK, 2017-2018

 

The University of Essex is offering up to thirty Women of the Future Scholarships for 2017-18 and cover tuition fees and a stipend. Women from across the globe are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

The University of Essex is a public research university in Colchester, Essex, England. It was established in 1963 and received its Royal Charter in 1965

The most common tests for language proficiency are IELTS and TOEFL iBT. However, University also accepts some other English language test scores such as Pearson and Cambridge certificates and may accept school qualification.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships will be for any area of study, except two of the awards (supported by the Edge Foundation) will be allocated to students studying in our Department of Sociology.

Scholarship Award: Each scholarship, which will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, is worth £20,000 and will be available to non-UK women for taught Masters study at Essex for 2017-18 and will cover tuition fees and a stipend.

Number of Scholarships: Thirty scholarships are available.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility:  In order to be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be a self-funded female EU or International fee paying (fee status) applicant
  • be ordinarily resident in a country other than the United Kingdom
  • Hold an offer of admission from our Graduate Admissions Office for a full time masters programme in any subject commencing in October 2017 by the closing date for the scholarship; the offer can be unconditional or conditional. Graduate Diplomas, PG Certificates and PG Diplomas are excluded from this award.

Nationality: Women from across the globe are eligible to apply for these scholarships. For six of the awards (supported by Santander Universities), preference will be given to applicants from the following countries, Argentina, Brazil, Belgium, Chile, China, Colombia, Italy, France, Germany, Mexico, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, Spain, USA, UAE and Uruguay.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Students must have a degree from a recognised UK university other than Essex with First Class or Upper Second Class Honours.

English Language Requirement: The most common tests for language proficiency are IELTS and TOEFL iBT. However, University also accepts some other English language test scores such as Pearson and Cambridge certificates and may accept school qualification.

How to Apply: To apply for this award, all applicants must:

Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 31, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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UN Women Jobs,Gender Specialist- Election and Conflict Prevention

Advertised on behalf of :
Location : Nairobi, KENYA
Application Deadline : 06-Mar-17 (Midnight New York, USA)
Time left : 15d 23h 5m
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : International Consultant
Languages Required : English
Duration of Initial Contract : 1 year

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Background

Strengthening the Electoral Processes in Kenya project (SEPK) led by UNDP in collaboration with UN Women is designed to consolidate and build on the gains made from the constitutional transition process and the 2013 elections to strengthen and develop sustainable and effective election institutions, systems and processes. This project grounds electoral assistance within the democratic governance framework and the electoral cycle. The project reflects the UN delivering as one principles in its implementation as programmatic strengths of the various UN agencies are leveraged for greater impact.

SEPK started in 2015 with institutional and professional capacity building of EMBs, of completing the legal and regulatory frameworks, consolidating gains, and strengthening key processes that were problematic in the 2013 general elections in Kenya. This includes strengthening the participation of women, youth, and marginalized groups; the professionalism of electoral reporting; and the electoral security and dispute resolution processes. In 2017 SEPK focuses on support geared towards supporting fair, peaceful and credible general elections, and in 2018 dispute resolution including post-election mediation and support for any further reforms with an exit strategy that emphasizes sustained institutional capacity for the next cycle of elections.

The Gender Specialist – Election and Conflict Prevention will work with the Peace and Security Specialist and the SEPK team to enhance gender equality principles and constitutional gains on inclusiveness in representation and participation in particular for women and youth  in the process that is free from violence. The transparency and inclusiveness principles will be entrenched at all levels including civic/voter education and voter registration, candidate nomination, and conflict management at pre, during and post elections periods. The Gender Specialist – Elections and Conflict Prevention will work with IEBC, the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government (National Police Service and the Directorate of Peace-building and Conflict Management), Elections Observation Groups, the media, Political Parties Tribunals, and the judiciary to safeguard women’s rights and security during the election period (pre, during and post) and provide access to justice and support for women candidates and voters.

Under the guidance of the Peace and Security Specialist the Elections and Conflict-Prevention Specialist will work closely with the Elections and Gender Officer to support the implementation of UN Women’s commitments the third priority area of the SEPK; “Delivery of more efficient, transparent and peaceful elections”.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide advisory services to political parties and relevant stakeholders on the design and development of strategies and interventions that support women participation in the electoral process (including nomination process) while their human rights are respected and protected in line with legal and international human rights frameworks;
  • Provide technical support to UN Inter-agency platforms and electoral observers on gender responsive electoral violence prevention and mitigation;
  • Based on the gender needs assessment, support the development of a strategy and action plan for security sector institutions training, community dialogues and other measures to be undertaken to help promote peace and prevent election-related conflict in Kenya in the 2017 pre-election and general election period and post;
  • In close collaboration with relevant actors, take design and implement activities that build awareness amongst relevant stakeholders on challenges facing women’s participation in elections;
  • Integrate Electoral and Gender based violence (EGBV) information as a cross-cutting issue in civic, electoral and voter education materials and curricula developed by IEBC and CSOs, and provide targeted documentation and training;
  • Support sensitization and capacity building on women’s rights, address Electoral and Gender based violence and engage Government and CSOs and private sector;
  • Identifying opportunities for and making recommendations regarding  community-based, gender and youth-focused, political party engagement and other approaches to enhance dialogues and other conflict prevention measures, including capacity development with security sector institutions; Strengthen coordination and collaboration of stakeholders in preparedness and response, more specifically UWIANO Peace Platform, IEBC, security sector institutions, pressure groups, service providers and establishing real time response and dispute mechanisms, such as the Women Situation Room and t other conflict prevention mechanisms;
  • Draft and support a  media campaign using messaging that promoted peaceful elections, security and safety for women candidates and voters through various communication channels;
  • Support documentation of contribution of women to promoting free, fair and peaceful elections in accordance to UNSCR 1325;
  • Contribution to regular reporting and documents that reflect full participation of women in decision-making best practice knowledge sharing in line with international best practice and norm;
  • Undertake research and prepare papers on comparative examples and make presentations and briefings as required.

Competencies

Core values and Guiding principles: 

Integrity:

  • Demonstrating consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.

Cultural Sensitivity/Valuing diversity:

  • Demonstrating an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its workforce;
  • Demonstrating an international outlook, appreciating differences in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Professionalism:

  • Ability to work collaboratively and collegiately with internal and external stakeholders to achieve corporate goals;
  • Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work;
  • Capacity to anticipate and address difficult issues.

Core Competencies:

Ethics and Values:

  • Demonstrate and promote ethics and integrity by creating organizational precedents.

Organizational Awareness:

  • Build support for the organization and ensure political acumen.

Development and Innovation:

  • Support staff competence development, and contribute to an environment of creativity and innovation.

Work in teams:

  • Build and promote effective teams;
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Conflict Management:

  • Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution.

Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making:

  • Ensure fair and transparent decision making processes and manage risk.

Functional Competencies:

Influencing the public policy agenda:

  • Dialogues with partners and counterparts to strengthen advocacy efforts, incorporating country, regional and global perspectives.

Relationship Management and Building Strategic Alliances:

  • Ability to engage with other parties and forge productive working relationships;
  • Identifies and prioritizes opportunities and obstacles in the political scene (government, civil society, parliamentarians, pressure groups) to advance UN Women’s agenda; identifies common interests and goals and carries out joint initiatives with partners; Makes effective use of UN Women’s resources and comparative advantage to strengthen partnerships;
  • Builds partnerships with non-traditional sectors by translating UN Women’s agenda into messages that reflect the pertinence of their values and interests;
  • Creates networks and promotes initiatives with partner organizations; Leverages the resources of governments and other development partners.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field e.g. International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies, development, political sciences.

Experience:

  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in international development including experience with elections, electoral security, prevention/mitigation of political and social conflict related to the electoral cycle;
  • Knowledge and experience in conflict prevention and understanding of electoral processes including stakeholders and Electoral Management Demonstrable knowledge of the gender aspects of peace and conflict through programming;
  • Thorough knowledge and demonstrated extensive experience in conflict prevention policy development, programming and advocacy related to the electoral cycle;
  • Demonstrated substantive experience in security sector governance and collaboration among/between security services and electoral management bodies, reconciliation & dialogue, voter/civic education, engaging men and boys in prevention of gender based violence and social cohesion and engagement with CSOs;
  • Track record of building good working relationships with government counterparts, none-state actors (CSOs) and private sector;
  • Experience in results based management in Development Cooperation;
  • Knowledge or practical experience on donor policies and principles on development cooperation.

Language:

  • A high level of written and spoken English is essential.

Application procedure:

  • All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment. Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment, group all documents into one (1) single PDF document;
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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