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28 Jun 2022

Full-Time Openings at PKF Firms (4 Positons)

PKF Firms – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Job Description

PKF firms in Eastern Africa are among the leading firms of accountants and business advisers. PKF in Eastern Africa is represented in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia and Somalia/Somaliland and through its associated firms in Ethiopia and Southern Sudan.

Director of Finance and Strategy

REF NUMBER: DFS/PKF004

About the position
Reporting to the Managing Director, this position has the mandate of achieving effectiveness and efficiency in financial resource management, investments and enhancing accountability in resources utilisation for financial sustainability.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Formulate the company’s financial strategy and ensure proper implementation.
  • Ensure sound corporate governance through proper controls and risk management.
  • Develop, implement, maintain and review sound financial policies, systems and procedures.
  • Coordinate setting of performance targets and evaluation for the respective line managers.
  • Ensure timely and accurate accounting and reporting in compliance with the company requirements and accounting standards.
  • Advise the company on financial viability of proposed investments and funding strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and statutory regulations.
  • Oversee the implementation and performance of an effective integrated Accounting System.

Education, Professional Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/ Accounting or relevant Business-related field from a recognised University.
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant field from a recognised University.
  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K) or equivalent qualification from a recognised Institution of Higher Learning.
  • Registered member of a relevant Professional Body.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of work experience, at least five (5) of which should be at senior management level.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Strong management, leadership and negotiation skills.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to drive change.
  • Able to multitask in a fast paced environment.

Director of Human Resources and Administrative Services

REF NUMBER: DHR/PKF005

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing an employee-oriented organisation culture that emphasises continuous improvement, team-work, high performance and quality.
  • Ensuring organisational conformation with applicable Human Resources related regulations and statutes as well as organisational procedures and policies.
  • Implementing Human Resource programs and policies meant to enhance a positive organisation Culture.
  • Identifying, evaluating and resolving human relations, employee morale, work performance, and organisational productivity concerns.
  • Developing and implementing talent management strategies.
  • Creating employee training and organisational development programs.
  • Conducting performance reviews and monitoring employee attitudes productivity and performance outcomes.
  • Recruit and retain required talent for all the functions in the company.
  • Designing and implementing competitive compensation schemes and attractive employee welfare programs.
  • Managing the risk management processes within the Directorate and assisting in developing health and safety programs for staff as provided by the law.

Education, Professional Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science or its equivalent from a recognised University.
  • Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from a recognised University.
  • Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or a related field from a recognised Institution of Higher Learning.
  • Member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of work experience, at least five (5) of which should be in Human Capital Management.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to develop Human Resource strategies and business plans to drive the corporate strategy.
  • Ability to develop and present policy papers.
  • Strong project management, time management and leadership skills.
  • Solid problem-solving and business acumen skills.
  • Able to multitask in a strong fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to coach and mentor staff.
  • Ability to negotiate contractual and recognition agreement with staff and union.
  • Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with staff.
  • Competencies in developing dashboards and application of best practice Human Resource tools.
  • Competencies in performance management.

Executive Director

REF NUMBER: HR/ED/PKFCKL002

Key responsibilities

  • Drive the vision, strategy, and innovative thinking at the Hospital
  • Provide guidance, leadership, and direction to the Senior Management Team in order to facilitate the achievement of the Hospital’s vision, mission and values
  • Initiate, co-ordinate and participate in the conceptualization and development of the Hospital’s strategic plan.
  • Establish and maintain an effective system of communication through the Hospital to ensure that the responsibilities, authorities and accountabilities of the entire workforce are clearly defined
  • Coordinating the preparation of the company’s budget and ensuring effective control as per approval by the Board.
  • Oversee the effective management of human resources for optimal productivity through policies and strategies that attract and retain qualified and competent staff.
  • Provide leadership in business growth and customer service in line with the corporate business plan and strategy for the Hospital
  • Ensure the formulation and implementation of the customer service delivery strategies for the Hospital
  • Plan, coordinate and direct the day to day operation across the hospital’s departments.
  • Ensure effective and efficient use of the hospital’s resources
  • Spearhead resource mobilization efforts and ensure that donor directives and wishes are aligned to the Hospital’s strategic objectives
  • Manage the annual operating and capital budget in consultation with the Operating Board
  • Assign clear responsibilities to senior management team, and oversee the establishment of effective quality, risk management and control systems in order to increase productivity and improve organizational effectiveness
  • Actively participate in community activities and ensure the hospital and the community are integrated to a harmonious co-existence.
  • Provide leadership and management to create a positive and productive organizational culture
  • Any other responsibilities assigned by the Operating Board

Person specifications

  • Must be a practicing Christian willing to adhere to, abide by and sign the Statement of Faith of A.I.C Kenya.
  • Master’s in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or any other related field as a minimum.
  • Bachelor’s degree in any relevant field
  • Must have knowledge and experience of not less than fifteen (15) years of leadership and management in a comparable organization. Experience in healthcare leadership and management will be an added advantage.
  • Must be visionary with ability to drive change and transformation in an organization
  • Must have experience working with Boards and have a clear understanding of corporate governance.
  • Should be able to articulate and inculcate the organization’s vision, mission and core values to the hospital’s stakeholders

Technical Director

REF NUMBER:TD/PKF006

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all Water and Sewerage services infrastructure is operated and maintained to required standards.
  • Ensure that water is treated and distributed.
  • Taking responsibility for collecting and treating resultant wasted and ensure safe disposal.
  • Ensuring proper management of the company’s investment in Plant and Machinery.
  • To ensure that the Directorate’s operations/activities are executed in an environmentally friendly manner.
  • To execute the Directorate operations in a universally accepted Quality Management Systems for the sustenance of ISO certification.
  • Ensuring the Directorate embraces ICT, Risk Management, control measures and new technologies.
  • Liaise with Athi Water Works Development Agency (AWWDA) in the Infrastructure Development.
  • Provide strategic and technical leadership in the performance of the Technical Directorate.
  • Support managers to ensure quality and timely outputs from their respective departments.
  • Ensure the technical audits are carried out on time and necessary actions are taken.
  • Ensure provision of quality water to domestic, commercial and industrial customers i.e. to customers and stakeholders.
  • Ensure proper treatment and disposal of sewage in accordance with legal and company provisions.
  • Ensure compliance with standards and procedures for the acquisition, operation and maintenance of technical works.
  • Ensure that all Water and Sewerage services infrastructure is operated and maintained to the required standards.
  • Provide technical expertise and advise in the acquisition of contractors and consultants for major works.

Education, Professional Qualifications and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/ Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University.
  • Master’s Degree in Civil/ Mechanical Engineering from a recognised University.
  • A Master’s Degree in Business Management will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a Registered Engineer with the Engineers Registration Board (ERB), Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) or equivalent.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of work experience in a similar role in a large organisation.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Go getter capable of providing generation compliant technical solutions to the company’s critical functions to boost efficiency, reliability and timely delivery of service.
  • Experience in drafting and working under performance contracts.
  • Possession of skills in productivity improvement, project contracting and management.
  • Experience in budget planning and execution.
  • Exceptional communication skills are essential in order to explain complex Technical related issues to non-technical colleagues.
  • In-depth experience of negotiating with and managing third parties.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

How to Apply

Interested applicant can send applications only by email to nbiwater@ke.pkfea.com. Kindly include the respective job reference number (e.g. DFS/PKF004) in the subject of your application. All applications must be received by 4th July 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Our Client is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and is committed to diversity and gender equality.

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