Tata Chemicals Magadi Civil Engineering Manager, Nursing Officers, Clinical Officer / Anesthetist and Primary School Teachers Jobs 2013 in Kenya


About the Company: Tata Chemicals Magadi Ltd, Africa’s foremost producer and exporter of Soda Ash.
This award winning Company, that operates its own railway infrastructure, provides a high level of support to the employees and the surrounding Community including supporting schools and a 50 bed hospital.
Tata Chemicals Magadi is situated at Lake Magadi which is about 120 km South West of Nairobi.
We seek outstanding candidates to fill the vacancies shown below:
Civil Engineering Manager

Reporting to the Director of Supply Chain, the incumbent will be expected to be a natural team leader with the relevant technical skill, experience, energy and dexterity to provide a seamless and efficient rail operation service and other civil engineering expertise across a rail network covering 146 kms between the plant in Magadi and Konza where the railway line joins the national rail to Mombasa.

He/she will also be responsible for maintaining internal and external road networks serving the company, the local community and the public, supply and maintenance of water from a source 40 kms from the plant and downstream distribution to the plant, township and the local community.
Key accountabilities will include:
  • Inspection, repair, maintenance and up-grading of the railway line between Magadi and Konza to ensure high safety standards, availability and reliability. The infrastructure includes train crossing loops, train marshaling yards, culverts, bridges and viaducts
  • Overall responsibility for management and supervision of all civil engineering works undertaken by the Company, including road maintenance, water supply & treatment, sanitation and community CSR projects
  • Project management including supervision of third party civil engineering contractors
  • Monitoring and control of Fixed costs and capital expenditure budgets
  • Developing and retaining talent through continuous performance appraisal and feedback
Experience and background required:
  • Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized university
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in civil engineering practice. Experience in railway track design, construction and maintenance will be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in general civil works including construction, water supply and road maintenance
  • Registration by The Engineers Registration Board, training in safety and/or Membership of a Professional body will be an added advantage.
  • Good planning and coordination skills
  • Experience in management of contracts
  • Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
Nursing Officers
5 Posts

Prospective applicants must be qualified nursing officers (KRCHN/KRM) with at least 3 years post qualification experience working in a busy hospital and must be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya.

Those with extra training in areas such as HIV&AIDS counseling, theater nursing and public health will have an added advantage.
Duties and Responsibilities
The person will report to the matron and will perform duties as allocated by her.
Such duties include but are not limited to:
  • Bedside nursing, taking vital signs, administering medication as per the doctor’s prescription, cleaning and bathing patients and maintaining general cleanliness of the wards
  • Admitting, assessing and monitoring patients in labour and conducting normal deliveries.
  • Should be astute and alert, being able to identify promptly, patients who require a doctor’s intervention
  • Working in MCH/FP clinic and performing immunization against vaccine preventable diseases
  • Running ANC, counseling and advising mothers on safe motherhood. Performing common FP procedures like IUCD insertion, Jadelle insertion and OCP administration
  • Conducting outreach clinics from time to time, and making community diagnosis
  • Ready to assist in theater during emergencies and cold operation when called upon.
Clinical Officer/ Anesthetist 
1 Post
The job holder should be HND holder in clinical medicine with additional training in anesthesia.
Must be a registered clinical officer working in Kenya.
He/she should have worked for 3 years post qualification as a Clinical Officer/ Anesthetist in a busy hospital.
Should be able to administer both regional as well as general anesthesia and must be conversant with pediatric anesthesia.
The Clinical Officer must be ready to work in outpatient seeing general patients when there’s no theater work.
Primary School Teachers

Magadi Soda School is a private school supported and run by Tata Chemicals Magadi Ltd. It is a complete primary school from Kindergarten to Standard 8.

It has performed well in National examinations and has received several commendations and awards. Since the school offers holistic development of the children, its participation in extra – curricular activities has received awards nationally and internationally.

To meet growth requirements and strengthen its teaching capacity, the school is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill these positions of Primary School Teachers.

The successful candidate will have acquired a very high level of competence in the noble teaching profession.

The job requires the talent, knowledge, skills and behaviors required to produce excellent academic results in a private primary school.
The teacher will be required to handle primary school classes including curriculum development and classroom teaching to achieve excellence and holistic development of young children and ensure adequate preparation in their respective classes and examinations.
Minimum qualifications and requirements
  • A minimum of C+ at “O” level education and a P1 certificate from a reputable institution.
  • A Diploma or University degree in education will be a definite advantage.
  • A minimum of 5 years teaching experience in a primary school, preferably in a private school.
  • Proven track record in co-curricular activities and/or proven leadership skills in various disciplines.
  • Specify and proof your experience in teaching lower/upper primary or both and specify subject(s) handled.
  • If handling or handled KCPE class, a KNEC track record of the KCPE results for the last three years will be required.
How to Apply
Applications are strictly online.
Please access the link below to apply and upload your CV.

To apply click here

Please note that paper applications will not be considered.

Applications are to be submitted through the above link to reach by 16:30 hours on 1st November 2013.