Meru University College Of Science And Technology Job Vacancies

By | June 4, 2019

Meru University College Of Science And Technology Job Vacancies, Meru University of Science and Technology (MUST) is a state owned University established by the Government of Kenya under the Universities Act 2012. The University is located in Meru County, along the Meru-Maua road.

MUST aspires to be a World Class University of Excellence in Science and Technology. The mission of the University is to provide Quality University Education, Training and Research in Science, Technology and Innovation.

MUST is a center of excellence in Innovation, Technology, Engineering, Food Science and Agriculture that are some of the key enablers of Kenya’s National agenda including Vision 2030 and the Big Four agenda.

MUST wishes  to recruit qualified and dedicated staff to fill the following vacant positions:

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER – GRADE 14 (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) –      MUST/ADM/01/19 (1 POST)

The Chief Legal Officer shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Management of the University legal function;
  2. Provision of legal counsel and advice to the University Management;
  3. Assist in preparation of legal or quasi-legal documents for the University;
  4. Interpretation general University Statutes, Terms and Conditions of Service, Collective Agreements and other documents that have legal binding on the University;
  5. Offering legal advice and support to the University and its affiliates on the acquisition, management and disposal of University property;
  6. Offering Secretariat services to the Council and all its Committees
  7. Review university’s legal and regulatory framework to ensure compliance, removal of impediments and security of members’ contribution.
  8. Guiding the Council on Key governance and compliance issues.

Requirements:

  1. A Master’s Degree in Law
  2. Bachelor of Law Degree from a recognized University
  3. Advocate of the High Court of Kenya, a member of the LSK, and have a valid practicing certificate.
  4. Certified Public Secretary and member of ICPSK with a valid membership certificate
  5. Work experience as a board Secretary in a large corporation.
  6. Fully computer literate
  7. Proven knowledge of corporate regulatory and company law, rules and norms
  8. Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills,
  9. Be of high integrity and ensure confidentiality.
  10. Have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  11. Comply with the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 on leadership and integrity.

CHIEF INTERNAL AUDITOR – GRADE 15 (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) –      MUST/ADM/02/19 (1 POST)

The Chief Internal Auditor shall be administratively responsible to the Vice Chancellor and functionally to the audit committee of the Council.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Review of accounting systems and related internal controls.
  2. Continuous evaluation of the efficiency and effectiveness of internal control systems.
  3. Investigate and advise on matters pertaining to internal and external audit queries.
  4. Review of the implementation of corporate policies, plans and procedures.
  5. Design, implement, co-ordinate and review internal audit control systems.
  6. Responsible for developing and implementing audit work plan.
  7. Serve as a secretary to the Audit committee of the Council.

Requirements:

  1. A Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting/Finance or related field and Masters’ degree in a business field.
  2. Ten (10) years relevant professional experience, 5 years of which as a deputy Chief Auditor or its equivalent.
  3. Must be a CPA (K), ACCA final or its equivalent.
  4. A Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) will be an added advantage.
  5. Demonstrated experience in Systems Audit and practical knowledge of ICT.
  6. Effective communication, good interpersonal and reporting skills.
  7. Proven high degree of integrity, honesty and ethical practices.
  8. Must adhere to Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya

LECTURERS – GRADE 12                   –       MUST/ACA/01/19

Applicants are invited for post of Lecturer in the following area: –

  1. Education Foundation
  2. Public Health
  3. Entomology
  4. Environmental Science
  5. Parasitology

Applicants must have:

  • An earned Ph.D or equivalent degree qualification in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized university.

OR

A Master’s degree in the relevant field from an accredited and recognized University with at least three (3) years teaching experience at University level or in research or in industry.

  • A minimum of 24 publication points, of which at least sixteen (16) should be from refereed journal papers.
  • Registered or be registerable with the relevant professional body (where applicable).
  • Evidence of attendance and contribution at learned conferences, seminars or workshops.

Remuneration

A competitive remuneration will be paid in accordance with the Meru University of Science and Technology Terms and Conditions of service.

How to apply

  1. Application should be accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and certified copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, national identity card or passport, testimonials, copies of certificates, e-mail addresses and telephone contacts and any other relevant supporting documents.
  2. Applicants must also submit valid clearances from the following bodies;
  • Kenya Revenue Authority
  • Higher Education Loans Board
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission
  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (Certificate of Good Conduct)
  • Registered Credit Reference Bureau

3.They should also provide names, telephone numbers and contact addresses of three referees.

4.Ten (10) copies of the application and referees’ confidential reports on the applicants’ suitability for the post should be sent via registered mail or courier “marked with the reference number on the left hand corner of the envelope” and sent to the under-signed to be received on or before 12th February, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

5.Applicants are also required to fill a job application summary form availed in MUST website and send hard and soft copies (Microsoft word document) to recruitment@must.ac.ke. (Compulsory)

6. Applicants with foreign earned qualifications should have their certificates certified by the Commission for University Education.

7.Those who applied for the re-advertisement positions need not to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Below is a printable PDF version of the vacancies and the Job application summary form.

Meru University of Science and Technology is an equal opportunity employerWomen, marginalized and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

The Vice Chancellor

Meru University of Science and Technology

P.O. Box 972-60200

MERU

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Meru University of Science and Technology wishes to recruit qualified and dedicated staff to fill the following vacant positions:

CHIEF INTERNAL AUDITOR                    – GRADE 14 (1 POST) RE-ADVERTISEMENT

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of Masters Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance from a recognized University.
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from a recognized University.
  • Be registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK)
  • Have at least Ten (10) years’ working experience gained in Internal Audit, five (5) of which must be at a senior level in Internal Audit in Institutions of higher learning, public or private sector.
  • Show outstanding competence in managing the audit function or other responsibilities at a senior level, matched with broad experience and knowledge of public sector financial management, policies and goals
  • Demonstrate competence in I.T and good working knowledge of accounting packages and financial systems.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service.

ASSISTANT ESTATES MANAGER                         – GRADE 11/12 (1 POST)

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in Building Construction, Civil Engineering, Quantity Survey or equivalent qualification from a recognized University.
  • Have at least five (5) years relevant experience as an Estates Manager or equivalent senior position in a large organization.
  • Have experience in conducting site surveys and evaluating prefeasibility and feasibility studies.
  • Have knowledge and experience in carrying out civil works and evaluating drawings and specifications for construction projects.
  • Have a track record of managing a large team of Construction and Maintenance personnel.
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body.
  • Be a team player with good interpersonal skills.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service.

Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft project software is an added advantage.

LEGAL OFFICER                                         – GRADE 12 (1 POST)

Applicants should:

  • Have Masters of Law (LL.M) with at least three (3)  years experience as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya

OR

  • Be holders of a Bachelor of Law (LL.B) degree from a recognized University with

at least five years (5) years working experience as an advocate of the High Court of Kenya.

  • Be holders of a post graduate diploma in law from the Kenya school of law.
  • Have a current advocates practicing certificate.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Be of high integrity, able and willing to work long hours and with minimal supervision.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service.

PROCUREMENT OFFICER                                    – GRADE 12 (1 POST)

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of a Masters in Procurement and Logistics Management or Masters in Supply Chain Management with at least three (3) years’ experience in a busy procurement environment.

OR

  • Be Holders of a Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing and Supplies Management or related field with a post graduate diploma in Purchasing and Supplies Management from a recognized institution.
  • Have worked for a minimum of five (5) years in a large and busy public or private institution.
  • Be registered with the relevant professional body.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service.

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT             – GRADE 10 (1 POST)

Applicants should:

  • Be a Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field from a recognized University.
  • Have atleast five (5) years administrative experience three of which as an administrative Assistant in a learning institution.
  • Demonstrate competence in Management Information Systems.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service

Applicants with post graduate qualification will have an added advantage.

MAINTENANCE OFFICER                         – GRADE 8/9 (1 POST)

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of a Higher National Diploma in Building Construction or a relevant field with five (5) years experience three (3) of which as a maintenance supervisor.
  • Demonstrate technical capacity, excellent communication, report writing, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service.

CLINICAL OFFICER                       – GRADE 8/9 (2 POSTS)

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of Higher National Diploma in clinical medicine or Diploma in clinical medicine in any other health related field from a recognized institution.
  • Have passed the Clinical Officers’ Council examination or its equivalent.
  • Be registered with Clinical Officers Council of Kenya
  • Have good knowledge in the professional field of specialization.
  • Have Good communication, organizational and supervisory skills.
  • Have served for at least three (3) years as a Clinical Officer.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service

NURSING OFFICER                                     – GRADE 7/8  (2 POSTS)

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized Institution.
  • Have Kenya Registered Nurse or Equivalent.
  • Have at least three (3) years’ experience as Kenya Registered Nursing Officer.
  • Be registered by Nursing Council of Kenya and have a valid practicing license.
  • Have good communication skills and willing to take instructions.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service

WATER TECHNICIAN                    – GRADE 7/8 (1 POST)

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of KCSE Mean grade C (Plain) or KCE Div III.
  • Be holders of a Diploma in Water Supply Engineering or related field from a recognized institution.
  • Have three (3) years relevant experience in water and sanitation works.
  • Demonstrate technical capacity, communication, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Be registered with a relevant professional body.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service.

WEB CONTENT DEVELOPER/EDITOR – GRADE 8 (1 POST) (RE-ADVERTISEMENT)

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of a Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism or Mass Communication, Technical writing or related field.
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years working experience gained in an institution of higher learning, public or private sector.
  • Have excellent writing and editing skills, with an understanding of the special requirements of writing for the Web, such as use of keywords, hyperlinks, navigation and importance of brevity.
  • Have good interpersonal skills to work effectively with contributors, designers and webmasters.
  • Have eye for detail, with excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Good organizational skills to collate material from multiple sources and produce web content within tight schedules.

AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC           – GRADE 6/7  (1 POST)

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of a Diploma in Auto/Mechanical Engineering with a valid driving license with class A, B, C, E.
  • Have Government Trade Test I (Mechanic Qualifications)
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years demonstrated experience in repairs and maintenance of vehicles in a busy automotive environment.
  • Demonstrate good and proven experience in diagnostic and report writing skills.
  • Be of high integrity, able and willing to work long hours with minimal supervision.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service.

COOKS                                              – GRADE 4 (2 POSTS)

Applicant should:

  • Be holders of a Diploma in Institutional Catering Management or equivalent from a recognized institution with at least three (3) years relevant experience in a busy food production and service environment.

OR

  • Be holders of a Certificate in Food Production from either Kenya Utalii College or from a recognized institution examined by KNEC.
  • Be holders of a minimum KCSE grade C-
  • Have a current food handlers’ certificate
  • Be Flexible to work under pressure on a 24 – hour shift and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service.

DRIVERS                                           – GRADE 3 (4 POSTS)

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of a KCSE grade of D (plain).
  • Be holders of a valid driving license free from any current endorsement for classes BCE and PSV.
  • Have passed suitability test for drivers grade III.
  • Have passed practical test for drivers conducted by the respective Ministry/Department.
  • Be holders of a Driver Mechanic Certificate having passed grade test III.
  • Have at least five (5) years driving experience
  • Preferably ex-National Youth Service men or women.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service.

WATER OPERATOR                                   – GRADE 4 (1 POST)

Be holders of a certificate in water operations or related field from a recognized institution.Applicants should:

  • Have a minimum KCSE Mean grade C (Plain) or KCE Div III or its equivalent.
  • Have at least three (3) years relevant experience.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service.

Registration Certificate with a professional body will be an added advantage.

MEDICAL RECORDS CLERK                    – GRADE 3 (1 POST)

Applicants should:

  • Be holders of Certificate in Medical Records from a recognized institution.
  • Be computer literate
  • Be a team Player with Good communication skills.
  • Have at least two (2) years experience as a Medical Records Clerk in a reputable medical environment.
  • Obtain clearance from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from Kenya Police Service.

Terms & Conditions of Service

Successful candidates, for the above positions, will be offered a competitive remuneration package, including house allowance and other benefits in accordance with the Meru University of Science and Technology Terms of Service Guidelines.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit copies of applications specifying the post together with a detailed curriculum vitae (detailing academic qualifications, professional experience, e-mail and telephone contacts), copies of certificates and other testimonials. They should also provide names, telephone numbers, postal and e-mail addresses of three (3) referees.

Applicants are advised to indicate the post they have applied for on the envelope.

Applications in hard copy and referees’ confidential reports should be sent to the undersigned to be received on or before Wednesday 9th December 2015 by 5.00 p.m.

 The Vice Chancellor

Meru University of Science and Technology

P.O. Box 972 – 60200

MERU

Website: www.must.ac.ke

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Meru University of Science and Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Women and Persons with Disability are encouraged to apply

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.