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DAILY NATION Monday January 27, 2014 MANDERA COUNTY GOVERNMENT • OFFICE OF COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD VACANCIES 6. HEAD OF OPERATIONS JG “P” - ONE (1) POST - TERM: CONTRACT - REF NO. MCG/CPSB/2014/01/06 The officer will be required to work with the in charges of various departments. He/she shall have range of responsibilities to deliver key strategic objectives and ensure the effective development and operations of services within his/her remit. The post-holder will assist with the continual improvement of the quality of services to patients/client by ensuring seamless flow of operation services at the hospital. She/he is expected to challenge the status quo and look for new and better ways of delivering goals and objectives of the health sector. Duties and Responsibilities • • • • • • • • • • • Prepare in conjunction with the relevant Heads of departments annual service and development plans. Ensure compliance with all National/County/hospital policies, procedures and standards and contribute to their formulation as appropriate. Responsible for effective Staff management, performance measurement and financial control across service areas Induct, manage, motivate and develop new and existing hospital staff Maximize staff attendance across all service areas in conjunction with the departments heads Set up sound supply chain systems for Hospital commodities Ensure hospital Assets are well documents and inventory updated regularly Ensure Hospital facilities, vehicles and equipment are well serviced and in optimal working condition. Ensure that the division operates within an agreed budget and that its staff comply with the hospital financial regulations Ensure highest standard of hygiene must be maintained in the Hospital at all times and all staff members are responsible for ensuring compliance with the Hospitals requirements and standards with regard to hygiene. Ensure effective and efficient use of developments in information technology for administrative support in a manner, which integrates well with systems throughout the organization. Requirements for Appointment • • • • • • • • • • Relevant Graduate qualification(s) in Business Administration or Hospital Administration. A master degree in Business Administration or Hospital Management will be added advantage. Have Minimum 5 years relevant experience with at least Two (2) years at Middle/senior level Have participated in Managing healthcare Change Projects Be Familiar with Public health structures, services and processes in Kenya Have Sound Knowledge of performance management systems Have Good understanding of principles and practice of managing staff performance Show ability to think and plan strategically Be Committed to self and staff development Have Excellent IT skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint 7. NURSING OFFICER III JG “H” - ADDITIONAL TWENTY (20) POSTS - REF: MCG/CPSB/2014/01/07 Nursing Officer will work under the guidance of a Senior Officer. Work at this level will largely involve planning, supervision and provision of nursing care in a health facility. Duties and Responsibilities • • • • • Assessing of patients’ needs for nursing services. Verifying and maintaining information relating to patients admissions. Keeping records of drugs and supplies. Guiding, supervising and counseling staff performing routine duties. Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time. Requirements for Appointment • • • • Have an ordinary diploma in Kenya Registered Community Health Nurse from a recognized nursing training institution. Be Registered & Licensed by the Nursing Council of Kenya. Be in good professional standing with the Nursing Council of Kenya. Other requirements as per Scheme of Service For Nursing Officers. N.B Enrolled Nurses are also encouraged to apply C. EDUCATION 8. ECDE TEACHERS (360 POSTS) REF NO. MCG/CPSB/2014/01/07 Duties and Responsibilities • • • • KENYA CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY EXPRESSION OF INTEREST DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ON A PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (PMS) USING THE BALANCED SCORECARD Kenya civil Aviation Authority is a state corporation under the Ministry of transport and infrastructure, established under the Civil Aviation Amendment Act 2013 with a mandate to” develop, regulate and manage a safe, efficient and effective Civil aviation system in Kenya”, and a vision “to be a model of excellence in Civil Aviation”. The Authority intends to enhance and mainstream its performance management practices across the organization with the objective of enhancing staff productivity and overall organization performance. This is through identification and reporting of the Key Result Areas (KRA’S) to achieve effective execution of the organizational strategy. The adopted PMS framework will also serve to communicate our vision and mission to the staff and stake holders, in order to align the Authority’s operations to the corporate objectives using the Balanced Scorecard Model. To achieve this, the Authority intends to engage a qualified consulting firm for the services of Development a Performance Management Structure, Training and Implementation using the Balanced Scorecard framework. Other Objectives of the consultancy will include;1. Enhancement of Human Resource competencies within the organization; 2. Leverage on ICT report on performance and Strategy Execution through the provision of real-time, actionable information for decision making; Organizing and facilitating play/learning activities to enable children cope with pre-school life. Caring and nurturing moral, social, mental and physical growth of children. Managing ECDE centres, keeping professional records (schemes of work, lesson plans and daily programme activities etc) and ensuring children’s safety and security. Preparing and developing play/learning materials. Requirement for Appointment • • • Have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)/KCE/EACE with a minimum Grade “KCSE D+ and above/KCSE D plain with KNEC proficiency/ Division III” Have a certificate in ECDE from recognized Institution. Diploma or Degree in ECDE will be an added advantage. HOW TO APPLY All applications, CVs, copies of Certificates, Testimonials and Identity Card should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side the position being applied for quoting the reference number and addressed to: The Secretary, Mandera County Public Service Board, P.O. Box 13-70300, Mandera. Applications should reach the County Public Service Board on or before Wednesday, 12th February, 2014 at 4.00p.m. orbe hand delivered to the office of the County Public Service Board Opposite Comfort Guest house in Mandera Town. No Online application. For a candidate to meet the requirements for chapter six of the constitution he/she must have Valid Clearance Certificates from HELB, KRA, Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission, Credit Reference Bureau, certificate of good conduct from CID and those with a Degree from Foreign Universities should come with proof of accreditation from Commission for Higher Education. SECRETARY MANDERA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD 3. Ensure effectiveness of the organizational transformation agenda as other change management and strategic initiatives. 4. Change organizational culture and enhance the work ethic by using the performance management staff ranking and differentiation process. 5. Mainstream the discipline Performance Excellence through the adoption of an effective strategy Execution framework (The Balanced Scorecard) 6. Optimize on the Monitoring and Evaluation Function; General Description of the assignment and consultancy services required. In light of the foregoing background, Kenya Civil Aviation Authority wishes to engage a consulting firm to provide professional services in;a. Design and Implementation of a Performance Management System; b. Training of Staff on Performance Management and Balanced Scorecard; c. Organizational Performance Management audit, Benchmarking and Certification. Expected benefits and outcomes (i) A comprehensive staff understanding of performance management, the concepts of Performance Management and Balance Scorecard; (ii) A hands-on practical knowhow on translation of strategic objectives into performance goals and appropriate performance metrics. (iii) An interpretation of the KCAA strategy and the ability to translate it into departmental and personal score cards. (iv) The discipline of performance dashboards. (v) Practical knowledge of Performance Monitoring and Variance Management. (vi) Organizational Change through institutionalization of performance culture. (vii) Effective staff performance monitoring and evaluation, and the linking of performance to rewards and sanctions. (viii) The organization process of staff performance differentiation. (ix) Enhanced work ethics and clarity of the linkage between staff performance and KCAA organizational performance to achieve strategy. (x) Enhanced risk management capabilities especially in the areas of strategy execution in order to build in correctional measures. The consultant will design the training and facilitation process so as to guide staff on the best approach to creating and institutionalizing a Performance Management System based on the Balanced Scorecard framework. In addition, the training will include the process of aligning and cascading the KCAA Scorecard to all KCAA staff levels. KCAA wishes to invite eligible consultancy firms to submit their expression of Interest (EOI) for the development and training on performance management system using the balanced scorecard model. Interested eligible consultancy firms must provide the following:- 1. Detailed company profile including a list of names and CV’s of key personnel demonstrating technical capability to undertake this assignment. The lead consultant should process a minimum of a master’s degree in the relevant field. 2. Provide proof of having conducted assignments of similar nature with reputable clients (at least 3) in the last five years preferably in the public sector. Attach a respective recommendation letters. 3. Must submit copies of valid tax compliance certification, PIN certificate and Certificate of Incorporation. The expression of interest shall be enclosed in a plain envelope clearly marked: KCAA/EOI/ / 2013-2014: EOI –”PROVISION OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING ON PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM USING THE BALANCED SCORECARD” and deposited in the Tender Box at 1st floor, KAA C omplex, JKIA or send by post to: Director General Kenya Civil aviation Authority P.O. Box 30163-00100, Nairobi, Kenya so as to reach KCAA by 30th ● ● ● MURANG’A COUNTY ASSEMBLY ENQUIRY ON; MURANG’A INVESTMENT CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY MOTION PASSED ON 16TH JANUARY 2014 That this House after consideration of the following facts: - ● That the Assembly would be supportive of a legally formed and properly structured and managed vehicle, which is widely supported by people of Murang’a to mobilize saving for investment beneficial to the individual investors and general development of the County. That the controversy has been raised over the proposed Murang’a Investment Co-operative Society which purports to have the above objectives. That the controversy has the potential to destroy peace, harmony and development in the County. That it is necessary for this House to debate and make a decision based on: - • • • Proved and documented FACTS without prejudices or exaggeration. The law and government regulations (National and County) Public good. This House empowers the Speaker of the Assembly to: - Form a Commission of enquiry over the said Murang’a Investment Co-operative Society to look at:● Legality of the institution and whether it has followed all the relevant laws. ● ● ● ● Whether all Government Procedures from relevant Government institutions have been followed. Whether it has adequate structures to carry on its stated function. Whether any County Government money has been spent in promotion of the Society and whether this was legally done. Whether any structural and policy changes are needed for the institution to get the support of the Government, the Assembly and the people of Murang’a at large.. Membership Eleven (11) Members of the Assembly, three (3) members from outside the Assembly not necessarily all from Murang’a, to give technical assistance. These will include the Chairman and will have no voting right. Duration The Commission to report to the assembly in ten (10) days. Subsequent to the above motion, I hereby appoint the following to be the members of the commission 1. Hon. Joseph Kimani Machiri - Chairman, Agro-Marketing and Co-operatives Sectoral Committee 2. Hon. Joseph Gitau Kimani - Chairman, Finance and Planning Committee 3. Hon. Moses Gachui Mungai - Deputy Speaker 4. Hon. Peter Irungu Kihungi - Leader of Majority 5. Hon. Rebecca Wanjiru Mwicigi 6. Hon. James Benson Kagoni 7. Hon. Charles Mwangi Kirigwi 8. Hon. Bernard Wanyoike Kariuki 9. Hon. Anderson Muchemi Waweru 10. Hon. Catherine Wairimu Mugo RESOURCE PERSONS 1. Hon. David Ngugi (Former MP Kinangop) - Chairman 2. Mr. Kimani Njuguna - Lawyer & Secretary to the commission 3. Mr. Daniel Marube - CEO, Cooperative Alliance of Kenya. Members of the public and institutions wishing to offer opinions or advice to the commission are requested to contact the secretary on Tel 0721 597 766 or the interim Clerk on Tel 0722 676 536 for appointment, or, present written submissions to Murang’a County Assembly in Murang’a Town. Hon. Nduati Kariuki (HSC, DSM). SPEAKER- Murang’a County Assembly REPUBLIC OF KENYA 39 January 2014.
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