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Kenya Institute of Social Work is looking for staff in the following areas


1. TRAINERS

  1. Project Management (1post)
  2. Social Work (1post)
  3. Community Development (1post)
  4. Business management (1post)
  5. Community Health (1post)
  6. ICT (1post)

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR TRAINERS

  • Have a good knowledge and expertise in theory and practical relevant to the area of training
  • Prepare course outlines and teaching materials and deliver in at least three units
  • Prepare and update course curriculum as stipulated by the Institute and regulatory bodies
  • Use appropriate teaching, learning support and assessment methods
  • Use a range of delivery of subject techniques
  • Supervise student projects and business plans
  • Supervise students on in- training and those on attachment
  • Set, mark and assess work and examinations in both theory and practical and provide feedback to the students as per the Institutes regulations
  • Manage the delivery of individual and collaborative research projects
  • Be a responsible team member and collaborate with colleagues to respond to students’ needs
  • Be a good role model to students and mentor them
  • Handle administrative duties in admissions, time-tabling, examinations, assessment of progress and student attendance, participate in open days and student marketing activities
  • Meet deadlines in subject delivery, handling of examinations.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in the relevant field
  • Diploma in Technical Education (KTTC)
  • 2 years’ experience in training
  • Knowledge of KNEC/NITA examination procedures

  1. CREDIT CONTROL OFFICER

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Principal the Credit Control Officer will perform a wide range of duties and responsibilities. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Chasing up overdue payments via telephone and email
  • Resolving customer queries and issues
  • Reviewing credit applications and references
  • Setting credit limits
  • Receipting, allocation and reconciliation of payments to customer’s accounts
  • Solve problems regarding incorrect payments
  • Managing the Days Sales Outstanding figure
  • Preparing journal entries
  • Producing monthly Aged Debtor Reports
  • Highlighting problem customers to senior management
  • Assessing institute’s risk
  • Referring debts to third party collection agencies when necessary
  • Assisting the broader accounts team with ad hoc tasks

Skills and attributes:

  • Understanding of the end to end Accounts Receivable process
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including Management
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Tenacity and ability to have difficult conversations
  • Willingness to escalate debt issues
  • Intermediate computer software skills, including Excel and Accounting packages

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Diploma in Business Management
  • CPA-K or ACCA;
  • Minimum of five (3) years in credit management/credit control
  • Understanding of the end to end Accounts Receivable process

  1. DRIVER /OFFICE MESSENGER

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Driving the company vehicle(s) to designated and pre-authorized points.
  • Maintaining the vehicle’s log/schedule.
  • Ensuring the mechanical soundness of the vehicle by alerting the administrator of the due date for service.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the vehicle.
  • Maintaining and securing tools and accessories related to the vehicle (including first aid kit, fire extinguisher, life savers, spare wheels etc.)
  • Ensuring timely picking and delivery of parcels from the company offices and other assigned destinations.
  • Take clients for special site visits as requested by management.
  • Running pre-authorized errands and other logistical duties as assigned by management.

QUALIFICATIONS

 KCSE Certificate as a minimum qualification.

  • Valid driving license of at least 3 years’ accident-free driving experience.
  • Valid PSV License of at least 3 years.
  • Valid Certificate of Good Conduct.
  • Training in defensive driving will be an added advantage.
  • Must be polished, smart and with excellent eyesight.
  • Able to communicate effectively in English and Swahili.
  • Reliable individual with good decision making and customer service skills.
  • Must be able to provide References from previous employers.

 

Applications can be sent to:

The Principal,
Kenya  Institute of  Social Work
,
P.O. Box 57961 – 00200,

Nairobi , Kenya
Mobile: +254 724 772878

Email: Email: principal@kiswcd.co.ke
Website: www.kiswcd.co.ke

 Closing Date:  1/04/2022

KISWCD is an equal opportunity employer