UNES Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services (UNES) Management invites suitably qualified persons to apply and competitively fill the following vacant position: 

Procurement Clerk 


(One Position) 

(3 Yrs Contract) 

The Procurement Clerk shall report to the Procurement Assistant

The duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in floating and sourcing for quotations
  • Assist in analysis of quotations
  • Filing of procurement correspondents and documents
  • Recording and collating of documents
Job Specification
  • A Certificate in Purchasing and Supplies from a recognized institution preferably from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies.
  • At least one year relevant experience
  • Ability to work under pressure without supervision
  • Computer literate



One Position 

(3 Yrs Contract) 

The Grounds Man shall report to the Facilities Management Officer

Job Summary:
 A Multi-Skilled Handy-Man for Maintenance of grounds and minor Joinery and Carpentry repair.

Duties and responsibilities     
The duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Maintain the general cleanliness of the grounds
  • Maintain the lawns and neat grass
  • Assist in delivery of correspondences.
Job Specification:
  • At least a D+ in KCSE
  • At least a Certificate from a Youth Polytechnic or equivalent with basic training in Gardening, Joinery, Plumbing and Masonry will be an added advantage.
  • 3 years work experience preferably in grounds work

Food and Beverage Supervisor


(One Position) 

(3 Yrs Contract)  
The Food & Beverage Supervisor shall report to the Head Hospitality

Duties and responsibilities    

The duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Supervise all food and beverage staff to ensure professional and quality service is provided.
  • Maintain restaurant inventory, cleanliness, food rotation and menu consistency.
  • Maintain all policies and procedures
  • Reconcile Food and Beverage items sold with issues from the store daily
  • Maintain and update conference booking diary and booking for conference order.
  • Conduct food costing
  • Overseeing and coordinating the restaurant and outside catering activities
  • Execution of administrative function such as reporting, forecasting, quality assurance and departmental meetings
  • Monitor hygiene and cleanliness of the restaurant and conference.
  • Ensure Compliance with the Health and Safety Regulations.
Job Specification:
  • Degree in Hospitality or equivalent or a Degree in business management plus a Diploma in food and Beverage Management or Equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • KCSE C+ or equivalent
  • Minimum three (3) years work experience as a Head Cook/Chef in a busy 3 to 5 star restaurant
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Positive interpersonal skills required.
  • Computer literacy
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to guide and supervise staff
  • Must be conversant with food and beverage cost control and accountability
  • Innovative and quality conscious
  • Good food presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure& long hours.

Senior Accountant

Ref: UNES/SA/03/16 

(One Position) 

(3 Yrs Contract) 

The Senior Accountant shall report to the Chief Manager Finance & Administration

The duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Preparation of Management Accounts and Annual Financial statements.
  • Monitoring the Bank reconciliations and review of the monthly bank reconciliation reports
  • Management of staff payroll payments and consultant payment.
  • Ensure full compliance with Statutory and Regulatory Payments and Returns.
  • Budget Preparation, monitoring and reporting.
  • Overseeing the company's Financial Accounting, Monitoring and Reporting
  • Coordination of internal and external financial and systems audits
  • Cash flow Management and Reporting
Job Specification:
  • Must possess a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Option)Degree or equivalent
  • At least six (6) years experience 3 of which must be at Accountant Level.
  • Possess CPA(K) or equivalent and be a registered member of ICPAK
  • Good working knowledge of the Kenyan Tax Laws.
  • Possess relevant Computer and analytical skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in preparation of financial statements and handling of external systems and final audits is preferred.
  • Masters Degree will be an added advantage
How to Apply

Applicants interested in the above positions should submit the following:
1. Cover letter detailing why they want to be considered for the position applied, as well as current and expected gross salary. 
2. Detailed CV including at minimum:
  • Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address
  • Employment history to date.  Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
  • Educational history to date, clearly detailing the program, certificate obtained, and completion date.
  • Names of 3 referees.
3. Copies of ALL Academic and Professional Certificates and testimonials. 
4. Completed Personal Data Form (Click HERE to download). 
5. Indicate the Job Reference Number on the Envelope. 

Submit 4 copies of all the documents required; Applications, detailed current CV highlighting qualifications and experience, Academic and professional certificates. 

All applications to reach the undersigned on or before March 28, 2016

Senior HR Officer
UNES Limited
P.O.Box 68241-00200

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

UNES is an equal opportunity employer, persons with disabilities meeting the indicated criteria are encouraged to apply