Construction Manager
Should have Architectural background as opposed to Civil Engineering.
Experience in project management training and procurement.
International exposure in Dubai would be an added advantage
Ability to communicate in Gujarat, Punjab and Hindu is an advantage
10 years working experience
Types of projects managed : ranges from hotel, villas, real estates or any other project that arises from time to time.
Property side
Work with architects & ensure they identify new projects
Compliance (legal) for building work
Analyse Cost
AutoCAD Background
On site Manager of all projects liaison between contractor and architects in office
Salary: Kshs. 200, 000 Gross
Deadline: 15th June 2012   
Applications:
Please send an up to date CV, stating your current salary, accompanied by at least 3 referee telephone numbers/email addresses to:
sue@summitrecruitment-kenya.com
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Rhino House, Karen Road, 
Karen
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.

Procurement Manager

The individual will maximize the profitability and sustain the competitive advantage of the Company through procurement of limited raw materials and packaging materials but full accountability of all non cost of goods and capital assets at the right quality and favourable price.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Manage the country’s procurement stream. Develop and improve procurement process and ensure centralised procurement optimization
  • Ensure  optimal customer liaisons
  • Reconcile and monitor country information, plans, reports and financial procurement documentation
  • Manage vendor development and ensure total cost ownership methodologies are applied
Education & Experience:
  • Degree in procurement, purchasing and supplies management or related
  • At least 7-10 years experience in procurement management in an FMCG company
Desired Competencies:
  • Product Knowledge: demonstrates an acute understanding of the company’s product portfolio and related features
  • Business Acumen : displays an inherent aptitude for driving functional results
  • Innovative: Ability to generate innovative solutions in work situations
  • Managing Diversity: Ability to shape an enabling environment for all to achieve in by leveraging potential presented by a diverse workforce
Procurement Officer

To procure of assigned items (both local & import) at the right quality, with competitive and/or set prices and favourable conditions and ensure their deliveries when at the right time.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Administer the purchasing of goods and services
  • Monitor stock levels. Monitor, interpret and report structural and commodity variances
  • Administer accurate and valid procurement agreements
  • Accurately process and consolidate purchases
  • Manage and administer SAP data
  • Compile documentation and reports. Develop procurement procedures
Education & Experience:
  • Degree in Economics, Chemical Engineering, Business Administration or related
  • At least three years experience in procurement
Desired Competencies:
  • Administration: Performs and facilitates execution of administrative activities and procedures for the effective execution of own role
  • Customer orientation: The ability to provide prompt, efficient and personalised service to the customers
  • Problem Solving/ Analysis: The ability to seek and consider all possible and relevant information
  • Execution & Time Management: The ability to project how long it will take for self and trainees to prioritize and complete tasks.
  • Advanced computer skills
Interested candidates should submit an application letter and include details of current salary and benefits package and an updated CV,

Closing date for receiving applications is 21st June 2012.

How to apply: Send CV by email to: talentresource254@gmail.com

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Director of Sales and Marketing
 
Location:  Nairobi, Kenya

Job Type:  Full time employee, senior management

Background
 
Jacaranda Health aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa. 

Our ambition is to become the largest chain of maternity clinics in the region, and a leader in innovation in maternal health services. 

We are combining business and clinical innovations to provide affordable and friendly maternity and reproductive health services to low-income urban women. 

We are launching our first clinics in Nairobi this year, and plan for quick expansion within Nairobi and beyond.  

Please visit www.jacarandahealth.org for more details.

Job Description
 
We are looking for a seasoned business executive to join our team and create the demand to fuel our growth. 

These responsibilities include sales, marketing, partnerships, and wider business development, as well as guiding the organization’s overall strategy as part of the Jacaranda Health management team. Jacaranda Health is a start-up organization in the early days of its growth. 

This role will require spending substantial time in the communities in which we operate, recruiting customers personally as well as overseeing others.
 
The candidate we seek has experience designing and executing sales and marketing efforts. He/she has negotiated high level partnerships, recruited and trained high performance teams, continually outperformed sales targets and developed and executed marketing campaigns. 

He/she is able to perform high-level strategic work and enjoys working in the field and building success one customer at a time.
 
Above all, this person must be a passionate believer in our vision and devoted to improving global maternal healthcare.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Executing Jacaranda’s vision to become one of the fastest growing health care organizations in the history of East Africa
  • Establishing and growing national and regional demand-side partnerships
  • Building a high performance sales and marketing organization, primarily consisting of community health workers
  • Engaging and managing community organizations
  • Managing suppliers, designers, consultants and other marketing resources
  • Developing and implementing a clear, innovative and creative marketing and sales strategy
  • Establishing a culture that is continually testing new concepts for sales and marketing in a rapid way
  • Managing Jacaranda’s online presence and advertising
  • Collecting feedback from customers, encouraging them to invite others, and ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Other responsibilities as per the needs of a start-up company
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a relevant field
  • 5+ years of management experience in sales, marketing, or business development
  • Preference given to experience in marketing services versus products, and marketing to lower-income communities
  • Preference given to experience in health care, particularly service providers such as hospitals. Pharmaceutical sales experience is relevant only if holding a high-level management position.
  • Hands-on approach to getting things done
  • Strong worth ethic and a sense of urgency in solving problems
  • Can manage many tasks with a high level of independence
  • Strong computer and office skills. Must be able to design and execute partnership agreements, presentations, proposals, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and Swahili
  • Fervent passion for improving the health and well-being of all mothers and children in East Africa
  • Loves people. You must be outgoing, friendly and able to relate to people well, including expecting mothers
  • Must be a strategic thinker and a person who takes initiative
  • Has good contacts and relationships in the healthcare, insurance and government sectors (preferred but not necessary)
To Apply
 
Interested candidates should submit a CV jobs@jacarandahealth.org. 

In the body of your email (not as an attachment), please include a brief cover letter, your current (or most recent) comprehensive salary in gross monthly KSH, expected salary, and notice period required before beginning employment.

 Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications received, we will be unable to confirm all submissions.

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the IS Operations Department within the Technology Division. 

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:
 
Principal - End User Support

Ref:
TECHNOLOGY_PEUS__JUNE _2012


Reporting to the Head of IS Operations, the position holder will be responsible for managing the organization’s end user devices and applications which includes over 5000 End User devices used by 4000 Users (Permanent and contract), about 38 retail stores, 15 mini-stores, with an average of 10 applications on every PC.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage the End User devices (Laptops, Desktops, Personal devices);
  • Manage End User applications support (Software and Operating systems);
  • Forecast the demand and plan technology refresh with the least TCO.
  • Roll-out Retail stores as per the plan from the business;
  • Train and assist users on new software that is being rolled out;
  • Manage a section of 10 skilled and self-motivated staff;
  • Provide weekly reports on the progress of various initiatives with-in the section;
  • Ensure user satisfaction in the use of end user devices and associated applications;
  • Manage the outsource contract for the printing and imaging devices;
  • Quarterly preventive maintenance for Retail stores and Mini-stores;
  • Liaise with the rest of technology of the user software roadmap;
  • Ensure compliance of software installed on all PCs and Laptops.
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills & competencies:
  • Bsc. Computer Science or a related science field;
  • Minimum 4 years  hands–on experience in end user support in a busy IT environment;
  • Project Management experience;
  • Microsoft certification;
  • Related professional and  academic designation;
  • Self motivated, good judgment with the ability  to make decisions under pressure;
  • Good commercial awareness;
  • Ability to build relationships and  influence outcomes ;
  • Team player, ability to lead  and mange own staff , as well as multifunctional teams;
  • Ability to manage several projects  and move all forward.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below. 

The deadline for application is Thursday, 14th June ,2012.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd
Nairobi
Via E-mail to
hr@safaricom.co.ke

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