UNES Management invites suitably qualified persons to apply and competitively fill the following vacant position:
Consultancy Manager
Ref: UNES/CONS/MC/10/15 
One Position
3 Yrs Contract

The Consultancy Manager shall report to the Chief Manager Consultancy & Partnerships

Job Summary: The Consultancy Manager will support the Chief Manager in the execution of consultancy projects and professional training. 

The person will manage the consultancy staff, experts and specialists drawn from the University of Nairobi to ensure timely delivery of assignments with the aim of enhancing the business potential of the unit.

Duties and responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Identification and sourcing for new Consultancy Projects.
  • Ensuring that EOI, RFP, RFQ and Concept papers are prepared and submitted on timely basis.
  • Managing all contracted consultancies and training programmes to ensure efficiency and timeliness in the execution.
  • Marketing of Consultancy Projects and Training Programs.
  • Monitoring the progress of all contracted Consultancy Projects and training assignments.
  • Implementing of Business and Marketing Plans.
  • Monitoring compliance with Statutory and Contractual obligations as set out in MOUs and Contracts.
  • Managing the performance of staff in the consultancy unit.
  • Management of Client Relationships.
  • Liaising with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Performing any other duties assigned by the Chief Manager, Consultancy & Partnerships.
Job Specification:
  • Must possess a Bachelor`s Degree preferably in  Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts, Engineering, Finance, Economics, Project Management or equivalent
  • At least six (6) years hands on experience in  consultancy assignments
  • Proven expertise in proposal writing/research
  • Ability to develop budgets and work plans
  • Familiarity with Government and Development partners proposal guidelines
  • Extensive computer  and analytical skills
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Qualification in monitoring and evaluation is an added advantage
  • Masters Degree is an added advantage.
Applicants interested in the above positions should submit the following:
  • Cover letter detailing why they want to be considered for the position applied, as well as current and expected gross salary.
  • Detailed CV including at minimum:
  1. Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address
  2. Employment history to date.  Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
  3. Educational history to date, clearly detailing the program, certificate obtained, and completion date.
  4. Names of 3 referees.
  • Copies of ALL Academic and Professional Certificates and testimonials.
  • Completed Personal Data Form (CLICK HERE to download).
  • Indicate the Job Reference Number on the Envelope.
Submit 5 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 October 30, 2015

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


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