Sales Executives – Two Posts.

Salary: 15k - 20k plus attractive commissions.

We are a beverages manufacturer offering our clients high quality products in the market. We hereby invite applications from suitably qualified, dynamic, experienced and results driven candidates with proven track record to fill the position of Sales Executives.

Purpose of the Job: Build business by identifying and selling products and maintaining good relationships with existing, new and prospective customers.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Servicing existing accounts, obtaining orders and establishing new accounts in the specified territory by planning and organizing daily work schedules and route plans.
  • Ensure that the products gain the visibility and that distribution is well managed.
  • Submit orders daily and ensure proper reconciliations of accounts are done.
  • Keep Management informed by submitting activity and results reports, on daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules etc.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports and making recommendations to management.
  • Grow new areas.
  • Debt control and collection.
  • Supporting Marketing and promotion activities by the management to assist push sales.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • A diploma in Sales and Marketing.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience selling FMCG and achieving targets
  • Ability to prioritize assigned work.
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary skills and experience, please send your application letter and CV, indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role, current or last salary and clearly quoting the job title to rhinnobeverages@gmail.com on or before 3rd August 2012. 

Please note we shall review applications as received and placement may be done before deadline.

Receptionist

( Gross Salary- 20K)

An insurance brokerage firm based in Westlands is looking forward to recruiting a receptionist.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Managing the reception desk and other support duties
  • Answering of Switchboard and transferring of calls to extensions - Receive, direct and relay telephone messages to staff.
  • Answering client inquiries about the company and its products and service.
  • Receiving and directing clients
  • Receiving and recording incoming mail
  • Recording and dispatching outgoing mail
  • Monitor incoming e-mails by immediately acknowledging receipt of the e-mails and forwarding to officer concerned to act upon it
  • Setting of appointments and performing a variety of other office tasks, such as faxing or emailing.
  • Petty cash – requisition and disbursement
  • Customer Service
  1. handling enquiries and directing them to the right Officer for action
  2. following up on valuation reports, documents from clients, premium collection from debtors and claims settlement cheques from Insurers as directed
Job Requirements:
  • Diploma in business/office administration or related disciplines.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a similar position having worked with an Insurance Brokerage Company or Insurance Company
  • In-depth knowledge of insurance is an added advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of customer service principles and practices
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, IMIS
Competencies/ Personal Attributes:
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly presentable and maintains a professional appearance
  • Very good computer knowledge and able to multitask
  • Self starter
  • Quick learner
  • Can work well under pressure
  • Integrity
  • Team player
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience,  please send your CV only indicating why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title Receptionist( Gross Salary 20K) on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke.

Please indicate current or last salary.

N.B. We do not charge any fee for interviews and neither for having your CV in our database

Sales Representative

Reports To: Director
Salary: Commissions And Out Of Pocket Expense.

Role Objective

To sell insurance to consumers by finding interested consumers (called leads) and presenting them with their sales pitch.

Duties And Responsibilities
  • Seek out new clients and develop clientele by networking to find new customers and generate lists of prospective clients.
  • Sell various types of insurance policies to businesses and individuals on behalf of insurance companies.
  • Seek out prospective policy holders to explain policy, to analyze insurance program and suggest additions or changes.
  • Customize insurance programs to suit individual customers, often covering a variety of risks.
  • Interview prospective clients to obtain data about their financial resources and needs, the physical condition of the property to be insured, and to discuss any existing coverage
  • Explain features, advantages and disadvantages of various policies to promote sale of insurance plans.
  • Ensure that policy requirements are fulfilled, including completion of appropriate forms.
  • Confer with clients to obtain and provide information when claims are made on a policy.
  • Perform administrative tasks, such as maintaining records and handling policy renewals.
  • Develop marketing strategies to compete with other individuals or companies who sell insurance.
  • Attend meetings, seminars and programs to learn about new products and services, learn new skills, and receive technical assistance in developing new accounts
Skills and Interests.
  • Confident and enthusiastic
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic.
  • Tremendous interpersonal skills and be able to communicate with customers on the phone and in-person.
  • Good computer skills
  • Networking
  • Being positive and amicable
  • Being honest and trustworthy
Qualifications
  • Minimum a School certificate and a diploma in Sales and Marketing from a recognized institution
  • 2 years working experience
  • Experience in sales will be an advantage.
  • Age: preferably between 25yrs and 35yrs.
Those fulfilling the requirements of the positions should email their application together with a detailed CV, indicating your availability via email to dafina@wananchi.com on the Subject line clearly indicate the position you are applying for, not later than 30th July, 2012.

Regional Communications Coordinator

Lutheran World Federation

Position: 

Regional Communications Coordinator LWF/DWS East/Horn/Central Africa 

Place of Assignment: Based in Nairobi, Kenya 

Starting Date: As soon as possible

Duration of Contract: Initial contract of two years

Qualifications 
  1. Experience: Three to five years practical experience in the field of journalism, preferably in the area of international humanitarian and development programs. Extensive knowledge of the region. 
  2. Education: A degree in journalism or related field. 
  3. Personal Attributes: Cultural sensitivity and adaptability. High degree of integrity and professional responsibility. Diplomatic skills. 
  4. Professional skills: Experience in web-writing, editing, media planning, communications training and working in emergencies and coordinating coverage of field programs. Excellent English writing and editorial skills. Strong oral, facilitation and networking skills. Proactive and flexible work style. Capable of identifying and responding to shifting priorities. Political awareness and in-depth knowledge of editorial processes. English will be the main working language; knowledge in French would be an asset. Experience with and commitment to working in a very diverse workforce. Ability and affinity for working in teams. Ability to travel in the region at short notice. 
  5. Commitment and ability to train national staff 
  6. Deep commitment to LWF's core values and ability to work by those values in relationships with colleagues and partners.
Position Description for the post of Regional Communications Coordinator of the Lutheran World Federation, Department for World Service (LWF/DWS) Regional Support Unit, East/Horn/Central Africa

The Regional Communications Coordinator of the (new) LWF/DWS Regional Support Unit, based in Nairobi, Kenya shall be responsible to and report directly to the Resource Mobilization Officer/ Head of Communications in Geneva for programmatic matters and to the local LWF/DWS Kenya/Djibouti Country Representative in Nairobi for administrative matters.

His/her main duties shall include the following:

    Communications Planning  
  • To develop a communications culture in each DWS country program, and to work with country programs to ensure that communications is built into work plans, budgets, program plans & designs (emergency and development). 
  • In cooperation with the LWF Communion Office, to plan communications for the regional programs in line with LWF strategy and policies.
Production of News, Features and Stories 
  • To write news, stories and features which will translate complex information into powerful messages – intended to reach our target audiences (partners, donors & member churches). 
  • To produce powerful images and visuals for the above articles. 
  • The above material will be submitted for publication to the LWF Communion Office.
Emergency Communications preparedness 
  • To make sure that we are prepared (in country programs) to step communications up a gear when a crisis hits. 
  • More specifically to liaise with the emergency hub (in Nairobi) and ensure that from a communications perspective, country programs have the basic elements (resources and training) in place and are prepared (on the communications front) when an emergency or crisis situation hits. 
  • o compile a list of media in the region and be the initial media contact person in emergencies (until communications persons are deployed in country from the roster/other) 
  • To play a monitoring role during an emergency and in cooperation with the LWF Communion Office to ensure that communications material meet the agreed & basic standards and follows the LWF protocols & policies.
Media preparedness 
  • To provide basic media preparedness training to relevant staff in DWS Country Programs (especially to be media prepared and to know how to deal with media in the event of incidents involving LWF & LWF staff).
Training Personnel & Capacity Building 
  • To build our country programs’ capacity in communications. This will involve providing training support to country program staff and more specifically communication focal points in the DWS Country Programs in the region to feed into a regular & planned flow of engaging news stories and feature reports. 
  • To function as editor of content produced from country programs and to ensure consistency in messaging and perform quality control before submitting for publication to the LWF Communion Office.
Visibility 
  • Ensure visibility of the DWS Country programs to donors and partners 
  • To participate in the rolling out of the new LWF visual identity and ensure consistency in messaging and branding in country programs across the region.
How to apply:

Applications should be sent in English, accompanied by the names and e-mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally to:

Victor de Barrena Human Resources Manager The Lutheran World Federation e-mail: psl@lutheranworld.org

Closing date:  06 Aug 2012

Receptionist

Adeso

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www.adesoafrica.org

Organizational Context

Adeso, formally known as Horn Relief, is an expanding and vibrant African based international development and humanitarian organization. 

At Adeso, we work with African communities who are yet to realize their full potential; working inside these communities to create environments in which Africans can thrive. 

Our belief that economic, social and environmental security is the bedrock of a healthy community drives the nature and intent of our programming. 

We work to prevent and overcome situations that adversely affect community well-being by: reinvigorating the economy, developing skills for life and work, providing humanitarian aid, and influencing policy. 

For the past 20 years we have strengthened rural livelihoods through environmental awareness, training, technology transfer and innovative humanitarian projects in pursuit of a peaceful, self-reliant, and greener future. 

Currently, Adeso has programs in Somalia, Kenya and South Sudan. Our current donor portfolio includes the European Commission, USAID, SIDA, CIDA, UNICEF, and the Government of Netherlands, among others. 

Adeso is an exciting and dynamic organization experiencing managed rapid growth. It offers sound employment conditions with opportunities for personal growth and development.

Position Summary

The Receptionist will be a full-time member of the Adeso staff, working with the office administrator and will be expected to act as part of the administration team and as such responsibilities may occasionally be altered to help others complete their duties. 

He/She will be tasked with ensuring the efficient day-to-day operation of the Operations department, and support the work of management and other staff.

Position Purpose

The Receptionist will work with the team in Nairobi to ensure efficient running of the day-to-day office operations. Administrative 
  • Front office/Reception management (guiding and welcoming visitors, answering calls, responding to enquiries, taking/relaying messages, etc). 
  • Tracking movement of documents in and out of the organization. 
  • In liaison with the Office Administrator, Coordinate and maintain records for HR phones and office keys. 
  • Process payments for Operations/Logistics department as required. 
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to Logistics and other Departments. 
  • Ensuring staff have job identification and business cards as instructed. 
  • Ensure that staff takes responsibility to close windows, switch off lights for general security of Office. 
  • Perform general clerical duties, including but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, Mailing and filing. 
  • Assist in ensuring payment of utility bills (electricity, telephones) and statutory payments (NHIF, NSSF and PAYE) is done in a timely manner. 
  • Assist in preparation for meetings if called upon. 
  • Ensure that office drinking water is ordered and refilled in a timely manner. 
  • Preparing and maintaining the monthly schedule for the guards and obtain approval from the Office Administrator.
Travel 
  • Make travel, meeting and other arrangements for staff. 
  • Assist in logistical support and other support to facilitate local and international travel including bookings, accommodation and visas and maintaining database for vendors. 
  • Assisting in making Hotel and flight bookings as instructed. 
  • Assist with the follow-up and applications of visas and work permits for new staff.
Skills and Qualifications needed
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in office Administration. 
  • Minimum of Diploma in administration/office management/front office management /Logistics/ or any other relevant diploma. 
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular Word, Excel, email. 
  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously, be flexible, and be willing to assume a range of unanticipated assignments. 
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Professional and friendly communication style, with the ability to field calls from a diverse group. 
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization.
How to apply:

This is a challenging opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional. 

If you would like to join this dynamic team and help contribute to better resilience and economic growth for African communities, please submit your application to jobs@adesoafrica.org.

Each application should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager and include the following: 
  • An updated CV; and 
  • An application letter which should includes full contact details of three work-related referees.
This position is only open to Kenyan Nationals.

Applications not including all of the above information will not be reviewed.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
Adeso is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Designation: Project Secretary (PS)

Job Category: Category IV

Location:
Central Africa Regional Office (AROC), Nairobi / Kenya

CBM encourages women and persons with disabilities to apply for this position.

Background:

The role of the Central Africa Regional Office is mainly programme development as well as strategic planning complemented with a solid operational component for implementation and monitoring of programme and project support.

The Central Africa regional annual budget for programme support has more than doubled over the last eight years (from 2000 to 2008). Therefore specialization in tasks of positions at the Regional Office is indicated in order to respond appropriately to the growing complexity of the Regional Programme.

I. Purpose:

The PS is a support position to assist the Chief Operations Officer (COO) at the Regional Office in accompanying programmes during the implementation and monitoring phase within the Project Cycle Management (PCM).

II. Structure of Authority:

The incumbent will report to the Chief Operations Officer.

III. Mandated Aims:

The PS ensures implementation of programme support according to CBM standard and following-up on adherence of programmes on set reporting cycles and standards.

IV. Core Responsibilities:
  • To Monitor and report on progress of implementing partners’ activity plans and assist in administrative support to partners where required;
  • To manage data in the system(Navision -NAV for all reports which includes contact management; setting project classifications and updating of project cards;
  • Budget data entry into NAV which includes receiving applications from partners and creating cost plan; finance plan and budget plan to recommendation level; entering monitoring details and provisos; filing log frame; financial plans and supplies forms in SharePoint;
  • Monitor the implementation of liquid funds in NAV which includes creating of payment suggestions; follow up on advice notes; data entry of payment notifications; confirmation arrival; shipping instructions update and monitoring of the carry over process;
  • Monitoring, analyzing, filing and data entry of statistics reports into NAV;
  • Monitoring of document filing in Share point including annual project contracts; Partnership framework memorandum, discontinuation of partnerships and financial reports;
  • Facilitation of organizational support and logistics; receiving internal and external inquiries to the RO and dispatching to relevant departments or persons;
  • Communication to RO, IO and partners regarding information on new procedures, regulations, etc.
  • Giving Program team support in entry of MYP data into NAV;
  • Critically analyze financial, narrative and statistical reports and provide timely feedback to the partners/RO.
V. Additional / Stretch Duties:

In addition to the responsibilities outlined in section III above, the incumbent will upon instruction by his / her superior (s), perform ad hoc activities which are either by their nature related to his / her normal duties or evolve from operational requirements.

These may include, but are not limited to: 
  • Providing support to project partners in procurement / local purchase related issues.
VI. Qualifications:
  • Work experience in similar field, particularly with international NGO preferred. 
  • Project management knowledge an advantage 
  • Diploma in a related field, such as, Business Management, Administration, Disability and Development, Community Development. 
  • Experience in administration of projects 
  • Budget implementation and budget monitoring 
  • Interpretation of financial reporting and follow-up 
  • Experience in similar position (one year minimum) preferably with international NGO
V. Competencies and Skills:
  • Computer literate, experience in Microsoft Packages: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access. 
  • Effective communication skills at partner levels: verbal and written. 
  • Good written and spoken English & French Excellent communication skills 
  • Effective communication skills at partner levels: verbal and written. 
  • Ability to integrate into a multi-cultural environment. 
  • Ability and willingness to learn. 
  • Able to work independently, and as a member of a team. 
  • Reflects CBM values in daily work.
The future job holder adheres to CBM values and commits to CBM’s Child Protection Policy

CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. 

CBM works with partner organisations to support persons with disabilities in the developing world to access affordable and comprehensive health care and rehabilitation programmes, quality education programs and livelihood opportunities. 

CBM's vision is of an inclusive world in which all persons with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit, a cover letter indicating their current salary, CV with three professional references to recruit@cbmi-nbo.org

Application deadline: 31st July, 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit, a cover letter indicating their current salary, CV with three professional references to recruit@cbmi-nbo.org

Application deadline: 31st July, 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

Job Designation: NTD Project Officer

Job Category: Category III

Location: Central Africa Regional Office, Nairobi, Kenya

CBM encourages women and persons with disabilities to apply for this position.

I. Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to provide technical assistance to the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) programs at the Regional Office and on request for other African Regional Offices in programme implementation, monitoring and administration, and financial management. 

The Officer will also support the regular administration of Operational work for AFC.

II. Location and Duration:
Duration: 2 years

III. Structure Of Authority:

The incumbent will report to the NTD Programme Coordinator (PC) and to Chief Operations Officer (COO) where applicable.

IV. Mandated Aims:

Support all the NTD programmes in AFC and when requested other African regions during the implementation and monitoring phase within the frame of Project Cycle Management (PCM). Regular administration tasks in AFC Regional Office

V. Core Responsibilities:
  • Ensure timely execution of partner requests on NTD programme (call ups, one-time grants, approvals, re-designation of funds, utilization of savings, lapse of funds, etc); 
  • Project Reporting and Monitoring: o Support the Programme Coordinator in reviewing and critiquing of periodical reports to donors (financial narrative) from partners, querying back to partners, and advise NTD PC and COO accordingly; o Preparation of financial narrative in consultation with the NTD PC and COO; o Input in Regional Office reporting (monthly, quarterly, and annual) depending on area of responsibility. 
  • Entry of data/reports into Navision; 
  • Liaise with the relevant Member Association on operational issues, recommendations and follow-up on action points; 
  • Support the Programme Coordinator on budget and proposal writing; 
  • Develop dashboard reports and submit them to the Program Coordinator monthly; 
  • Support the partners and develop relationships to ensure quality programme implementation and standard reporting; 
  • Collaborating with NTD PC and NTD Programme Officer DRC on development of new concepts on NTD work and NTD programme development. 
  • Other admin duties as delegated by the COO and/or NTD PC.
VI. Additional / Stretch Duties:

In addition to the responsibilities outlined in Section IV above, the Project Officer will in consultation with and upon instruction by the NTD PC and AFC COO perform ad hoc activities which are either by their nature related to his / her normal duties or evolve from operational requirements.

These may include but are not limited to:
  • Being available as a potential member of regional Teams of Competence; 
  • Research, collation of information, and database development as required and in collaboration with the NTD Senior Advisor; 
  • Working with the Regional Office team in promoting CBM’s Vision and Mission; 
  • Work with Operations team to ensure synergy between Operational administrative tasks and NTD administrative tasks
VII. Qualifications Education and Professional experience:
  • First degree Project management/Business Administration or the equivalent; 
  • Previous proven work experience in a similar position; 
  • Knowledge on project and budget management; 
  • Knowledge on project report writing; 
  • Knowledge on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD); 
  • Monitoring of Project Implementation and Budget Control 
  • Knowledge of Navision systems
VIII. Competencies and Skills
  • Ability to integrate into a multicultural team; 
  • Proactive team member; 
  • Good communication skills; 
  • Proven proposal writing skills 
  • Excellent financial management skills; 
  • Able and willing to travel 25% of the time. 
  • Good written and spoken English and French.
The future job holder adheres to CBM values and commits to CBM’s Child Protection Policy

CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. 

CBM works with partner organisations to support persons with disabilities in the developing world to access affordable and comprehensive health care and rehabilitation programmes, quality education programs and livelihood opportunities. 

CBM's vision is of an inclusive world in which all persons with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit, a cover letter indicating their current salary, CV with three professional references to recruit@cbmi-nbo.org

Application deadline: 31st July, 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit, a cover letter indicating their current salary, CV with three professional references to recruit@cbmi-nbo.org

Application deadline: 31st July, 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

Re Advertisement

Account Associate

Location:
Nairobi

A global leader in Business Process and Technology Management, is seeking to recruit an Account Associate with excellent working knowledge of Excel data formulas  and with sound Cash Cycle Management skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing cash cycle related reports and analysis to the client’s markets using Excel data formulas

Key tasks and Responsibilities
  • Provide accurate and Cash Cycle related reports and analysis to relevant markets and appropriate Cash Cycle teams on time (Including management information and internal effectiveness reports)
  • Develop Cash Cycle reporting package and methods to support issue resolution and decision making
  • Ensure adherence of quality and process controls
Qualifications and experience
  • Must have an Accounting or Finance degree
  • At least 1-3 years experience in cash cycle process with strong Excel data formulas knowledge and ability to produce cash cycle reports
  • Able to effectively prioritize incoming issues and build on acquired knowledge when making decisions in own area of responsibility
  • SAP system skills and experience will be an added advantage.
If you are have an accounting related degree and are good in Excel data formulas, please call 0714 702443  before close of business on Wednesday 18th July 2012 to book a practical interview appointment as this is urgent.

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