Unit Sales Engineers

(6 Positions)

Main Responsibilities:
  • To ensure effective sales coverage of all existing and potential Machine/genset customers within the region and submit regular reports accordingly.
  • To ensure effective after sales product support in liaison with service dept.
  • To follow up on outstanding customer debts and update Finance department promptly.
  • To ensure we use the best methods in machine/genset identification and application by applying the relevant Caterpillar product programmes.
  • To liaise with local suppliers of equipment/accessories/materials as the need may arise from time to time.
  • With the directions of the Sales Manager identify and formulate suitable Marketing advertisements and co-ordinate with Newspaper/Magazine publishers for action.
  • Achieve sales targets as units – value and margin and follow effectively any available opportunity
  • Collect and report to the Sales Manager on trading trends, market opportunities and other matters related to the business
  • Draw up & /implement customer call schedules and strategies towards achievement of the department annual goals
  • Set and submit coverage plans weekly to management
  • Submit on time daily call reports, and relevant reports on activities within the territory – this also to include all competitive activities and market info
  • Organize effective customers coverage - demonstration / test drives for prospective customers.
  • Collect, report & following up on any customer complaint aiming to resolve problem
  • To submit regular national sales updates and liaise with logistics on stock/customer order requirements - Adminstration of stock levels in line with projected sales.
  • Control of Machine/genset deliveries, ensuring proper documentation before release.
Job Specifications:
  • A University degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 2 years work experience in a mechanical plant or construction industry.
  • Strong customer knowledge and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A clean driving license.
  • Must be proficient in use of computers
To apply click on the link below


Graduate Trainee Mechanical/Electrical

3 Positions

Main Responsibilities:

The Mantrac Kenya Trainee Service Engineer program is designed to train and develop Workshop and Field Service Engineers, who are able to meet the very highest Caterpillar Standards at the leading edge of technology and also strengthen and advance its position as a market leader.

Trainees must be dedicated to continual training and development throughout their careers.

Job Specifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering.
  • Registered Electrical Engineers with Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) will have an added advantage.
  • Motor Vehicle driver’s licence will be an added advantage.
  • Maximum age is 26 years.
To apply click on the link below

Trainee Service Technicians

2 Positions

Main Responsibilities:

Will undergo intensive training for the first one year to enable them achieve high Caterpillar technological standards.

Job Specifications:
  • Minimum Diploma course in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering from a reputable institution of higher learning.
  • Hands on experience of at least 3 years in a busy heavy plant workshop.
  • Experience in repair and maintenance of CAT heavy equipments will be an added advantage.
  • Motor Vehicle driver’s licence.
  • Maximum age is 35 years.
To apply click on the job below

Technical Inspector

Main Responsibilities:
  • Strive for Before Failure Maintenance solutions to customers at all times
  • Provide key leadership in ensuring Condition Monitoring measures are pro-actively used by the customers as a primary driver of future Equipment Maintenance or repairs.
  • Ensure consistent and comprehensive use of all available inspection procedures and forms to facilitate efficient and effective reporting to customers.
  • Ensure historical machine issues have been addressed with the customers and receive feedback on machine performance and relay the same to SOM or supervisors which will act as a driver of future equipment maintenance or repairs solution offering.
  • Ensure machine performance and historical data is properly documented and filed to enable future planning activities
  • Provide key leadership in identifying problematic machines at customer sites and analysing available technical information with a view to enable the service department provide solutions that are cost effective for machine overhauls, ensuring activities are planned and managed in an efficient manner to avoid excessive downtime and providing an improved performance post repair
  • Lead technical support of service operations , ensuring liaison channel between Mantrac and customers is two way and continuous, promoting problem solving and value addition to customers.
Job Specifications:
  • Higher National diploma in mechanical Engineering (Automotive option) with 3 years hands on experience in the earth moving machines repairs in a busy environment.
  • Electrical and electronic as used on mobile plant knowledge will be a definite added advantage.

Procurement Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the purchase of goods and services in a timely and cost effective manner while maintaining company set quality standards and specifications.

Key Responsibilities.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of procurement strategies policies.
  • Responsible for driving the company tendering process for goods and services
  • Responsible for building and developing relationships with key suppliers of goods and services.
  • Responsible for co-ordination of due diligence of existing and potential suppliers.
  • Co-ordination of disposal of company assets in line with company policies.
Key Attributes of Candidate
  • University degree in social sciences. Qualifications in purchasing and supplies will be an added advantage.
  • At least five years relevant experience.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Exhibit high levels of integrity.
Branch Managers

Nakuru, Eldoret, Kisumu,

The successful candidates will be responsible to the General Manager Western Region for the efficient operation of the branch profit centres.

Key Responsibilities
  • Efficient management of guarding, technical, response and cash management services.
  • Driving of revenue growth at the branch by prospecting for new business.
  • Ensuring good credit control practices are maintained in line with company policy.
  • Provision of excellent client liaison services with a view to maximising client satisfaction and retention.
Key Attributes of the Candidate
  • Must have K.C.S.E C. grade or equivalent. Those with a Diploma from a reputable institution or university degree will have an advantage.
  • Must have at least 7 years experience in a security firm three of which should be in a middle level management position.
  • A clear understanding of operations in a security company
  • Must have selling and customer relations skills.
  • 30 – 45 years old.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Should have leadership skills.
  • Should be a person of integrity.
Investigation Officer

The investigation officer will be responsible to the Legal services Manager for the timely and effective investigation of incidents as directed and produce concise findings of these investigations.

Key Responsibilities.
  • To carry out investigations in a timely manner and avail clear and concise reports of findings.
  • Attend accident scenes involving company vehicles and avail reports on such incidents.
  • Assist clients in obtaining police documents critical to their insurance claim process.
Key Attributes of the Candidate.
  • Minimum K.C.S.E grade C or equivalent. Possession of a Diploma or university degree in the relevant field will be an advantage.
  • At least two years experience in the relevant field.
  • Knowledge of the statutory provisions governing investigations
  • Experience in the security business.
  • Those with experience in police investigations will have an advantage.
  • Analytical abilities and good sense of judgment.
  • Computer competenc
Personal Assistant to the Managing Director

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to the Office of the Managing Director and ensure that services are provided in an effective and efficient manner.

Key Responsibilities
  • Organization and coordination of meetings, conferences and travel arrangements
  • Preparation of management correspondences and reports
  • Arrangement and confirmation of Managing Director’s appointments
  • Handling of incoming mails and distribution of the same internally
  • Liaison with internal and external contacts
  • Maintenance of an effective filing system
Key Attributes of the candidate
  • Secretarial studies [Those with KNEC or National polytechnic qualifications will have an advantage.]
  • Should be at least 25 – 40 years old
  • At least 4 years experience with at least 2 years in a senior position
  • Minimum KCSE grade C or equivalent
  • Diploma in Strong computer competencies
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of confidentiality
  • Reliable, honest and ability to demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Good interpersonal skills and be customer service oriented
  • Planning, organizing and time management skills
Procurement Officer

The successful candidate will be responsible to the procurement manager for processing purchase orders, reviewing requisition orders to verify accuracy of specification and terminology and ensuring the deliveries are as per the order specification in quality and quantity.

Key Responsibility
  • Initiating process and keeping track of orders to ensure timely approvals and delivery of orders.
  • Receiving, inspecting and distribution of orders.
  • Monitoring goods inventory with a view to determining timely requisition against stock records.
Key Attributes of the Candidate.
  • Bachelor degree in any in any social science.
  • Diploma in purchasing and supplies from any recognised institution.
  • At least 2yrs experience in the relevant field.
  • Computer competency.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • 25 – 40 years old
  • Integrity.
Please follow the instructions to submit your application by e-mail at info@securitygroupke.com

E-Mail Applications

Applications can be made by e-mail to mkeli@securitygroupke.com, providing the following information:
  • Position applied for.
  • Full name of applicant.
  • National ID number
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Summary of education.
  • Statement of qualifications and awards
  • Previous working history, to include:
  1. Name of employer
  2. Date of joining
  3. Date of leaving
  4. Position held
  5. Detailed job description
  6. Reason for leaving
  7. Driving license number and date of issue.
  • Copy of last CID certificate of Good Conduct.
Note that when called for interview, original certificates will be required to be produced for examination and evaluation.

Note also that written and verbal competency tests will be given

Applications in Writing

Applications in writing, should be submitted in hard copy, sealed in an envelope and addressed to the HR. Manager:

Human Resources Manager
Security Group Ltd.
P.O BOX 18670-00500

and delivered to Security Group Offices, Nairobi, Mombasa or Kisumu.

A receipt will be given against each application which will be your reference number for any inquiries associated with your application.

or by hand delivery to our offices on Mombasa Road Nairobi (Opposite Crater Automobiles) addressed to the HR Manager and Marked Application for Advertised Positions.

Closing date for application is 9.00a.m, 30th April 2012.

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