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Job Vacancies: Project Manager, Laboratory Analyst, and Geologist for LC3-TRC Africa Project (Closed)

Applications are invited for the position of project manager, laboratory analyst and geologist in the framework of Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3) Technology Resource Centre for Africa (LC3-TRC Africa) project at Meru University of Science & Technology, Kenya.

A. Project Manager
The project manager will be responsible for the overall delivery and management of the projects within LC3-TRC Africa.

Key duties and responsibilities:
1. Managing the human resource, administration, finance and client relations of the LC3-TRC project in Africa.
2. Co-ordinating LC3-TRC project activities in Africa.

Required Qualifications
1. Must have a minimum of Master’s degree in Business Administration / project planning and management/ or its equivalent from an accredited and recognized University.
2. Have at least 2-3 years of proven, relevant and demonstrable experience in business management /project management.
3. Basic communication skills in French language will be an added advantage.

 

B. Laboratory Analyst
The laboratory analyst will be responsible for coordination of technical activities in the LC3-TRC Africa projects by ensuring that all testwork are done as scheduled.

Key duties and responsibilities:
1. Carrying out hands-on testing of cement and concrete.
2. Operating and maintaining laboratory equipment
3. Ordering and maintaining a record of supplies, tools, and materials
4. Documenting and compiling measurement results
5. Promoting safe working environment in the laboratory.
6. Preparation of laboratory reports.

Required Qualifications
1. Must have a minimum of Master’s degree in Chemistry/ Material science or its equivalent from an accredited and recognized institution.
2. A certificate course on Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3) or equivalent short courses on cement technology will be added advantage.

C. Geologist
The geologist analyst will be responsible for coordination of field and technical activities in the LC3-TRC Africa projects by ensuring that all testwork are done as scheduled.

Key duties and responsibilities:
1. Planning clay, limestone and gypsum geological and field surveys
2. Formulating standard operating procedures for laboratory activities
3. Overseeing maintenance of analytical database, records and equipment for geological clay activities
4. Conduct field and laboratory testing of clay, limestone and gypsum in qualitative and quantitative aspects.
5. Interpreting data on clay mining activities.
6. Interpreting data on analytical /diagnostic work on clay, limestone and gypsum.
7. Preparation of laboratory reports and work plans.

Required Qualifications
1. Must have a minimum of Master’s degree in Earth Sciences/Geology/ Chemistry/ Material science or its equivalent from an accredited and recognized institution.
2. A certificate course on Limestone Calcined Clay Cement (LC3) or equivalent short courses on cement technology will be added advantage.

Minimum Requirements for each application
1. Academic certificates and transcripts
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. East Africa Community Passport (passport biometric page)
4. Application letter for the post

 

Application Procedure
Applicants are required to submit all the minimum required documents to the E-mail: materialsproject@must.ac.ke
Further, applicants are required to indicate the contacts (email and telephone) for three referees in their C.V. Applications should be submitted by 14th April, 2023 at 1:00 pm EAT. ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
For enquiries, please contact Dr. Joseph Mwiti Marangu, E-mail: jmarangu@must.ac.ke

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