Jobs and Vacancies in Egerton University Sacco

Egerton University Sacco Society Ltd is a Deposit Taking Sacco regulated by the Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA) in Kenya.

 It is one of the largest Saccos in Nakuru County with membership drawn from various universities Countrywide including Egerton, Kisii, Laikipia, Maseno and others. 

It also draws membership from the Civil Service, County Governments, institutions, Business Community, and Chamas, Welfare and Youth Groups.
 

As part of its growth strategy, the Board wishes to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following positions: -

ICT Officer 
 
Ref No: ICT/1/2017
 
Position Summary: The (ICT) Information Communication Technology Officer will be reporting to the ICT Manager and shall be responsible for effective operation, support, security and continual improvement of existing business applications, computer hardware and networks.
 
Roles & Key Responsibilities
1.                   Coordinate the introduction and technical operation of organizational computer applications.
2.                  Manage the installation of new versions of the systems and troubleshoot ad-hoc user problems in its functioning.
3.                  To contribute to the smooth operation of the Sacco’s ICT network and other ICT equipment, as directed by the ICT Manager. This includes commissioning new equipment, repairing and maintaining existing equipment such as desktop PCs, laptops, printers, monitors, projectors, servers, switches and other computer equipment.
4.                  Manage the office multi-user computer network, as well as data and telecommunication facilities.
5.                  Plan the acquisition of specific computer hardware and software, coordinate its introduction into the office, and manage its maintenance.
6.                  Create and maintain ICT configuration database for both hardware and software.
7.                  Assist to maintain and manage ICT infrastructure systems including WAN applications
8.                  Maintain the integrity and security of supported networks, servers, applications and endpoints to ensure organisation is adequately secured against internal and external threats or attacks (both physical and software security)
9.                  Design and implement Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs) and Storage Area Network (SAN).
10.               Installation and configuration of new computers, printers, scanners and installation of programs, system maintenance corrective action in case of failure and periodically updating software.
11.                Perform daily backup operations - ensuring all required file systems and data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media both on-site and offsite.
12.               Provide technical support to system users.
13.               Analysis, design, codification, testing and application of computer programmes
14.               Maintain the ICT equipment register, to provide a detailed analysis of equipment replacement needs and central ICT resourcing.
15.               To uphold all Sacco’s policies, especially those regarding ICT.
16.               Coordination, development and updating of SACCO website
17.               To carry out other tasks as reasonably directed by the ICT Manager.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required for this Position
·                     Network configuration,
·                     Proven skills in web application development and database management
·                     Empirical knowledge of emergency response DM&E processes.
·                     Proven track record for database design and management in SQL
·                     Knowledge of Web server setup, deployment and management and TCP/IP Networks and Protocols (IPv4 and IPv6)
·                     Management of private and public Facing IP Networks ( IP Routing and Wide Area Networks (WAN), VPN
·                     Remote technologies, Good knowledge of virtualization and cloud computing technologies, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange Server, MS Outlook client, Microsoft sever/Desktop, banking systems and alternative banking channels.
·                     Ability to Communicate to non-technical system users in non-technical language
·                     Adapt to changes in systems and procedures
·                     Set up and administer a network including firewalls
·                     Co-ordinate hardware/software service and technical support with vendors
·                     Work independently with minimum supervision
Qualifications
·                     Minimum KCSE B plain
·                     Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science/software engineering/business information technology or its equivalent from a recognized university
·                     Professional qualification in ICT (IMIS, CICT, MSCE or MSCD or DBA)
·                     Working knowledge of Firewall management, Mobile platform and web application is an advantage
·                     Membership in a professional association will be an added advantage
·                     Certification in web design and any IT related fields will be an added advantage
Experience
·                     Aged 25 years and above.
·                     A minimum of 2 years’ experience a similar position in a busy organization, preferably in a financial institution.
·                     Wide experience and a high level of competence in computerized information systems and knowledge of SQL database management.
·                     Practical applications of software, database, network, telecommunications and systems.


Procurement Officer

Ref. No PO/2/2017
 
Position Summary: The Procurement Officer shall report to the Chief Executive Officer. 

The position holder shall be responsible for improvement of SACCO operational efficiency through timely and competitive acquisitions of quality goods and services in the right quantity at the right time to enable the SACCO maximize on its key objectives in accordance to the Public Procurement Assets and Disposal Act, 2015.
 
Roles & Key Responsibilities
 
The primary roles and responsibilities of the Procurement Officer shall include but not be limited to:-
1.                   Establishing and updating procurement policies and procedures.
2.                  Ensuring competitive bidding procedures and that administration of contracts and negotiations are efficiently performed.
3.                  Purchasing of SACCO routine items.
4.                  Training user departments on procurement procedures.
5.                  Preparing and maintaining all procurement records and archive for the required period.
6.                  Ensuring efficiency in inventory management.
7.                  Secretary to the Procurement committees.
8.                  Monitoring contract management by user departments to ensure implementation of contracts as per the terms and conditions of contract.
9.                  In liaison with user departments, preparing a consolidated annual procurement plans as per the Act and Regulations; and
10.               Ensuring adherence to the Public Procurement Asset & Disposal Act 2015 and the Procurement Regulations
11.                Maintain a database and relevant information concerning the organization’s supplier e.g suppliers qualifications, delivery times, potential developments and products and look for interested suppliers and negotiate the best deal for the SACCO.
12.               Keeping tab of the procurement projects and advising accordingly.
13.               Responsible for timely and accurate procurement reports as well as advising on emerging procurement practices
14.               Liaise with Finance Department and User department in relations to their requirements and budgetary provisions to ensure smooth acquisition and payments for necessary goods and services of the SACCO by processing User requisition and supplier payment requests.
15.               Certify the invoices and payment vouchers to suppliers
16.               Advise and guide business on third party supplier relationship
17.               Work with Suppliers on boarding and add new suppliers as and when appropriate.
18.               Prepares and issue rejection and debriefing letters.
19.               Prepare, publish and distribute procurement and disposal opportunities including invitations to tenders, prequalification documents, request for quotations and proposals and invitation for expression of interest
20.              Develop and maintain effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholders to understand and interpret their requirements.
21.               Maintain an effective audit trail for all sourcing activities
22.              Establish process indicators that demonstrate performance against established measures.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required for this Position
·                     Management skills
·                     Negotiation skills.
·                     Interpersonal and communication skills
·                     ICT skills
·                     Strong analytical and problem solving skills
·                     Personal integrity, relationship management and teambuilding skills
Job Specifications (Minimum Education Level )
·                     Mean grade C+ and above.
·                     Bachelors degree in Procurement, Business, Social Sciences or its equivalent
·                     Diploma in Supplies Management
Professional Training: - Must be a registered member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM) or Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies (Compulsory)
 
Experience
·                     Aged 30 years and above.
·                     Must have good knowledge in the preparation and execution of annual procurement plan
·                     Must have a 5(five) years relation experience in purchasing and supplies Management, preferably with financial institutions.
·                     Well versed with the dynamics of the retail industry
·                     Good interpersonal skills and high level of integrity.
How to Apply
 
Interested candidates should forward cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and (SOFT) copies of certificates as a one PDF document. (indicate current and expected remuneration) and address to:

The Chief Executive Officer
P. O. Box 178 – 20115
Egerton.

using the email address: hr@egertonsacco.coop

so as reach us on or before 8th December, 2017 at 5.00 pm. (Only soft copies will be accepted)
 
Canvassing and incomplete applications will lead to automatic disqualification. 

Egerton University Sacco Society is an equal employer. 

While applying please quote the title and reference of the position and include day and evening telephone numbers. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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