Vacancies

CPF Financial Services Ltd is a Retirement Benefits Schemes administrator registered and regulated by the Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA). CPF currently administers the Local Authorities Pensions Trust (a Defined Benefit Scheme), Laptrust (Umbrella) Retirement Fund (a Defined Contribution Scheme) and CPF (Individual) Pension scheme. We are seeking to recruit a high calibre, results oriented, experienced and skilled professional to drive the delivery of the expanded mandate for the following position:

Job Title : : Renewable Energy Officer

Supervisor Title : Renewable Energy Engineer

Subsidiary : LITES-Renewable Energy

Location: Nairobi

 

Job Summary

The job holder is responsible for managing all technical communications between LITEs and Its Customers including installation, management and monitoring of applications, system failures and answering all technical enquiries from customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be familiar with Commercial, Industrial, Domestic, Solar Water Heating and Water pumping Solar PV Installations in terms of supervision, Installation and the required Electrical Standards, Drawings/Schematics
  • Be familiar with Energy efficiency in the Industrial and Commercial context
  • Carry out feasibility studies in regard to technical and basic financial aspects for Energy Efficiency and Solar PV proposals
  • Design systems with AutoCAD or similar Software for Electrical and Mechanical Design work and specialized for Solar PV design
  • Design, size and commission solar PV systems for Commercial, Industrial and Domestic purposes
  • Be proficient with MS office especially Excel and Word
  • Be familiar with project management techniques
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have basic business development skills

Qualification and Experience Requirements

  • Holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical engineering from a reputable institution OR equivalent and have registration with EBK.
  • At least two years of related working experience in solar PV or related field in a reputable organisation
  • Technical experience in electrical engineering is an added advantage
  • Field experience is mandatory and familiarity with other renewable energy technologies is key.
  • Previous experience in Renewable energy business and related sales experience is an added advantage such as Solar Water Heating Systems among others.

Competence Requirements

  • Excellent understanding of the renewable energy sub sector.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good communication skills both written and spoken.
  • Good Networking Skills.

 

If you meet the requirements stipulated for the above position, please write in confidence quoting the Position, Title and Reference Number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Friday 20th April, 2018 at 5:00PM. Applications including your Curriculum Vitae, Contact Email address and daytime telephone contacts, Current Position and Remuneration, Name and addresses of three referees should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Additionally, the candidates should attach the following documents; all of which should be valid:

 

  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Clearance Certificate by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Certificate by Credit Reference Bureau
  • KRA Tax Compliance Certificate

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CPF is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

 


Job Title : Legal Assistant

Supervisor Title : Legal Officer

Division: Board Secretarial and Legal Services

Location: Nairobi

 

Job Summary

The Job Holder offers support to the Board Secretarial and Legal Services department and ensures that its activities, policies and procedures are compliant and in line with  statutory regulations and corporate governance

Key Responsibilities

  • Attending the different registries, boards and other government or other offices for purposes including: filing, registrations, making payments, making applications, fixing dates, perusals and searches, extracting court orders, obtaining consents, obtaining conveyancing demands and certificates.
  • Assisting the Group Head of Legal and Company Secretary in filing the annual returns for the Group Companies with the relevant authorities
  • Facilitate the renewal process of Business permits and Licenses for the CPF Group
  • Ensure that all contracts, leases and Licences are properly executed, sealed and filed as well as maintenance of the electronic system
  • Ensuring compliance with the policy, legal requirements and provisions in all the undertakings of the CPF Group.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the register of legal work done.
  • Assisting the Group Head of Legal and Company Secretary in advising the CPF Group on all legal matters
  • Prepare weekly and monthly legal department reports
  • Such other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications and Experience Requirements

  • Diploma in Law
  • 2-3 working experience in a busy law firm undertaking the same role
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of the operations of the various registries
  • Computer Proficiency

Competence Requirements

  • Good communication and writing skills
  • Organized and attention-to-detail oriented
  • Excellent people management
  • Honest and trustworthy.
  • Ability to work independently in the absence of specific instructions

 

If you meet the requirements stipulated for the above position, please write in confidence quoting the Position, Title and Reference Number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Friday 20th April, 2018 at 5:00PM. Applications including your Curriculum Vitae, Contact Email address and daytime telephone contacts, Current Position and Remuneration, Name and addresses of three referees should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Additionally, the candidates should attach the following documents; all of which should be valid: 

  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Clearance Certificate by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Certificate by Credit Reference Bureau
  • KRA Tax Compliance Certificate

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CPF is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.


 

Job Title : Legal Associate

Supervisor Title : Legal Services Manager

Division: Board Secretarial and Legal Services

Location: Nairobi

 

Job Summary

The Job Holder offers support to the Board Secretarial and Legal Services department and ensures that its activities, policies and procedures are compliant and in line with  statutory regulations and corporate governance

Key Responsibilites

  • Drafting and review of legal documents including Contracts, Leases, letters of offer, Sale Agreement and Licences within the timelines set in the Company’s Standard Operating Procedure Manual
  • Assist the Group Head of Legal and Company Secretary in managing the Litigation portfolio of the CPF Group
  • Review and analyze the current cases and recommend appropriate measures for closure
  • Follow up on litigious cases for either an out of court settlement and/or ensure that all matters in court are handled efficiently.
  • Ensure that all documents required by the lawyers to effectively defend the Company’s interests are sent to the lawyers within 5 business days from the time they are required.
  • Respond to any correspondence from the External Counsel or from lawyers acting for a third party suing the Company within five business days from the time of receipt of the correspondence.
  • Ensure that all Company witnesses (in civil proceedings) are well briefed and prepared for hearing at least two days before the hearing date and attend Court;
  • Ensure that the Company receives comprehensive status reports within two business days after a hearing or mention of a case, advising the Company on the progress of the matter in question and the next steps to be taken with a view to expeditiously concluding the case.
  • Ensuring compliance with the policy, legal requirements and provisions in all the undertakings of the CPF Group.
  • Assist the Group Head of Legal and Company Secretary in filling the statutory annual returns with the relevant authorities.
  • Assist in the maintenance of a register of legal work done.
  • Assisting the Group Head of Legal and Company Secretary in advising the CPF Group on all legal matters
  • Research on various legal issues and provide timely legal advice on varying issues as requested by the Branches/ Company units (to respond to queries in at least one business day, unless the matter requires extensive research in which case this feedback should be given within three business days
  • Drafting and research of legal opinions as required by the Group Head of Legal and Company Secretary.
  • Respond to adhoc requests for legal advice within one business day.
  • Provide weekly updates on any Bills, Acts of Parliament or case law that will affect the CPF Group’s operations in any way (directly or indirectly).
  • Such other duties as may be assigned.

Qualification and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelors of Law degree
  • Post graduate diploma in law from the Kenya School of Law
  • 1-2 years post admission working experience within commercial and conveyancing practise in a busy law firm or in-house counsel
  • Possess a valid practising licence
  • Computer Proficiency Proficiency
  • Developed commercial awareness with an outcome orientated approach and the ability to apply legal principles pragmatically

Competence Requirements

  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Possess the capacity to prioritize tasks and work under pressure
  • Motivated, dynamic and dedicated team player

  

If you meet the requirements stipulated for the above position, please write in confidence quoting the Position, Title and Reference Number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Friday 20th April, 2018 at 5:00PM. Applications including your Curriculum Vitae, Contact Email address and daytime telephone contacts, Current Position and Remuneration, Name and addresses of three referees should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Additionally, the candidates should attach the following documents; all of which should be valid: 

  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Clearance Certificate by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Certificate by Credit Reference Bureau
  • KRA Tax Compliance Certificate

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CPF is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.


  

Job Title : Business Development Officer

Supervisor Title : Business Development Manager

Subsidiary: LITES - Business Development

Location: Nairobi

 

Job Summary

The jobholder is responsible for marketing all LITES products and services to new and existing clients. S/he also offers support to the Business Development Manager in execution of the business strategy to ensure the achievement of the set revenue targets.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for prospecting for and acquiring new LITES business in order to achieve the business growth targets.
  • Maintaining customer relationships and ensuring customer loyalty through excellent customer service as well as meeting all client needs appropriate to their business and sustain the business relationship.
  • Prepares and delivers competitive tenders and quotations for customers and follows up to increase the hit rate.
  • Conducts research on market trends, competitor analysis and customer behavior to generate insights that will provide opportunities to drive growth margins of products, services.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and prospective customers so as to generate new business opportunities.
  • Develop new business portfolio in close liaison with the business development manager.
  • Compile and organize market intelligence to acquire new business.
  • Actively cross sell LITES products and services on existing accounts.
  • Handle mail and company inquiries on all clients as needed.
  • Assist clients in ensuring customer requests are addressed within the agreed timelines.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualification and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT, Sales and Marketing or related technical field.
  • A minimum of 3 years working experience in IT with knowledge of IT products, Certifications and ability to make sales.

Competence Requirements

 

  • Passion to sell and possess basic networking and sales skills
  • Be result driven
  • Ability to carry out market research and gather intelligence
  • Knowledge of processing tenders and tender requirements
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Demonstrates effective negotiation and closing techniques
  • Strong analysis and judgment skills
  • Integrity

If you meet the requirements stipulated for the above position, please write in confidence quoting the Position, Title and Reference Number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Friday 20th April, 2018 at 5:00PM. Applications including your Curriculum Vitae, Contact Email address and daytime telephone contacts, Current Position and Remuneration, Name and addresses of three referees should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Additionally, the candidates should attach the following documents; all of which should be valid: 

  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Clearance Certificate by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Certificate by Credit Reference Bureau
  • KRA Tax Compliance Certificate

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CPF is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.


Job Title : Graphic Designer

Supervisor Title : Public Relations Officer

Division: Corporate Communications

Location: Nairobi

 

Job Summary

The job holder will be responsible for creating and maintaining the Brand’s design while offering technical support to ensure the organizations communication is relayed in line with the Marketing strategy.

Additionally, He/she will be required to use various skills so as to bring communication alive by getting their clients’ messages across with high visual impact. The role demands a keen business sense as well as creative flair.

 Key Responsibilities

  • Execute client briefs from typesetting through to design, print and production in line with the CPF Group’s brand and communication guidelines.
  • Developing concepts, graphics and layouts for product illustrations and other visual messages to be relayed for communication purposes.
  • Provide advisory on technical aspects such as size and format of illustrative material and copy to user departments.
  • Review of final layouts with the user department and suggesting of improvements if required.
  • Delivery of innovative and captivating and creative design solutions for the organization and its subsidiary companies.
  • Effective design for different users of the brand within agreed brand parameters as guided by the marketing procedures and guidelines.
  • Responsible for maintenance of brand guidelines and procedures up to date with agreed revisions to assist deliver brand collateral to user department within agreed timelines.
  • Working with team members to ensure effective and timely delivery of marketing and communications collateral to events hosted outside the premises.
  • Take a lead role in providing creative solutions for the organizations diverse portfolio and publicity requirements.

Qualification and Experience Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Communications / Advertising/ Graphic Design or related field from a recognized university.
  • A Professional Graphics Design or Animation Certification in Branding and Design Two years’ experience as a desk top publisher.
  • Agency Experience or in-house design experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Video editing capabilities will be an added advantage

 

Competence Requirements

  • Proven experience in producing materials for print and online.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation such as Kenya media laws
  • Proficiency using a Mac operating system Knowledge of latest web technologies and industry trends, html knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people through graphics
  • Ability to deliver on deadlines in a busy environment – working on multiple projects at any given time.
  • Sound Judgment and decisiveness, Thoroughness and Time Management Agility and flexibility

 

If you meet the requirements stipulated for the above position, please write in confidence quoting the Position, Title and Reference Number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Friday 20th April, 2018 at 5:00PM. Applications including your Curriculum Vitae, Contact Email address and daytime telephone contacts, Current Position and Remuneration, Name and addresses of three referees should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Additionally, the candidates should attach the following documents; all of which should be valid: 

  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Clearance Certificate by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Certificate by Credit Reference Bureau
  • KRA Tax Compliance Certificate

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CPF is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.


 

Job Title : Systems Developer and Support

Supervisor Title : Technical Manager

Subsidiary : LITES- Technical Support

Location: Nairobi

 Job Summary

The jobholder is responsible for delivering support to end users in regard to the use of various types of software programs efficiently and effectively in fulfilling business objectives; this includes troubleshooting applications and software for all internal customers. S/he is also responsible for assisting in the design, delivery, and improvement of in-house software applications, training programs and related courseware.

Key Responsibilities

  • Trouble shoot and solve systems problems
  • Carry out system requirements gathering and analysis
  • Design and develop applications
  • Carry application deployment and testing
  • Training of users
  • Carry out system DEMOS
  • Carry out technical proposal writing
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualification and Experience Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science /Information Technology
  • Experience with PHP programming and Web Content Management Systems (Joomla and WordPress)

At least 2 years’ experience in :

  • C++/C#(ASP.NET web Development),
  • HTML5,CSS,JavaScript,JQuery,
  • Java and Android SDK
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics Navision, EDRMS would be an added advantage.

 

If you meet the requirements stipulated for the above position, please write in confidence quoting the Position, Title and Reference Number on the subject of the email or cover letter on or before Friday 20th April, 2018 at 5:00PM. Applications including your Curriculum Vitae, Contact Email address and daytime telephone contacts, Current Position and Remuneration, Name and addresses of three referees should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Additionally, the candidates should attach the following documents; all of which should be valid: 

  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Clearance Certificate by Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Certificate by Credit Reference Bureau
  • KRA Tax Compliance Certificate

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CPF is an equal opportunity employer and as such, canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.