Office Messenger

Kenya Livestock Commercialization Project (KeLCoP)

Admin & Office

Government KSh Confidential
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Job Summary

The Office Messenger will be responsible for general maintenance of the office block and the compound.

  • Minimum Qualification:Highschool
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT
STATE DEPARTMENT FOR LIVESTOCK DEVELOPMENT
KENYA LIVESTOCK COMMERCIALIZATION PROJECT (KeLCoP)

VACANCIES


Kenya Livestock Commercialization Project (KeLCoP) is a six-year project that is jointly funded by the Government of Kenya (GOK) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and beneficiary communities. The Financing Agreement entered into force on 5th March, 2021. The completion date of the project shall be 31st March, 2027 and the Financing Closing Date shall be 30th September, 2027. The Project Goal is to Contribute to the Government's agriculture transformation Agenda of increasing rural small-scale farmers' incomes, food and nutrition security whereas the project development objective is to increase incomes of 110,000 poor livestock and pastoralist households, especially youth and women, in an environmentally friendly manner, in selected project areas of the 10 participating counties. The 10 participating counties are namely: Busia, Bungoma, Kakamega, Siaya, Nakuru, Trans Nzoia, Elgeyo Marakwet, Baringo, Marsabit and Samburu. The project is expected to directly benefit 110,000 households with a total number of 495,000 people. Of the total beneficiaries, direct women beneficiaries will be 54 per cent and 30 per cent will be youth beneficiaries. In addition, those specifically targeted for nutrition interventions will include 30 per cent of total households.
The State Department for Livestock Development wishes to recruit suitable candidates to fill the following positions in Kenya Livestock Commercialization Project (KeLCoP):

VACANCY NO: 3/02/2023: Office Messenger (1 POST)

The Office Messenger will be responsible for general maintenance of the office block and the compound. The workstation will be at PMCU Nakuru. He/she will sign a five (5) year Contract of Employment with the initial six months on probation. The contract will be renewed thereafter based on satisfactory performance. He/she will be answerable to the Administrative Assistant for the following duties and responsibilities:
i. Dust and wipe tables, chairs, computers, copiers, doors, glass windows and glass partitions;
ii. Empty all dustbins and ensure that materials are disposed of under PMCU procedures;
iii. Ensuring care is taken on all documents and personal effects on PMCU working surfaces;
iv. Sweeping and mopping floors;
v. Cleaning windows;
vi. Reporting any damage of property immediately to Administrative Assistant;
vii. General groundworks;
viii. On daily basis shall collect mail from and deliver outgoing mails to the Post Office;
ix. Distribute through hand delivery all letters for PMCU;
x. Ensure the timely delivery of mail and parcels to various couriers;
xi. Ensure that the environmental sanitation of the PMCU is maintained to the highest standard and any other duty as may be assigned by the Administrative Assistant or Programme Coordinator.

Academic qualifications and other requirements for the Position:
Minimum Requirements:

i. Minimum academic qualification of D+ or equivalent;
ii. A certificate in computer applications;
iii. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Kiswahili;

Other requirements:
i. Dependable, responsible and reliable;
ii. Demonstrated ability to work as a team;
iii. Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines and work with minimum supervision and sometimes work outside normal working hours;
iv. Ability to work and interact with people from diverse, professional, social and cultural backgrounds.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants who meet the qualification requirements should send their applications along with copies of their academic and professional certificates, testimonials and detailed Curriculum Vitae. They must also state their present employer, current position and names and addresses of two referees and daytime telephone and email contacts. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

KeLCoP is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be clearly marked quoting the reference number of the position applied for on the letter and envelope delivered to the address below:
The Principal Secretary
State Department for Livestock Development,
Kilimo House, Cathedral Road, 2nd floor Room 219.
P. O. Box 34188-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya


To reach on or before Monday, 16th February 2023 at 17:00 hours local time.

Please note that electronic applications shall not be accepted. Hard copies only.

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