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:

Senior Database Administrator
 
Ref:
TECHNOLOGY_SDA__JULY _2012

Reporting to the Senior Manager Database Administration, the holder of the role is responsible for administering ALL Safaricom  databases, including but not limited to, Oracle databases, SQL databases and Oracle E-Business Applications; the holder will also Setup and administer Oracle RAC, Data guard, Configure TSM and other backup solutions, in addition  provide 3rd line support to all database based applications.

The job holder’s key responsibilities will be to:
  • Create test plans, test data sets and perform automated testing to ensure all components of the developed database systems meet specifications;
  • Work directly with the IT support personnel and teams to resolve issues identified and escalated during daily operations;
  • Perform root cause analysis for recurring incidents , formalize test plans and implements troubleshooting procedures;
  • Conduct Backup and  Recovery Management for the all assigned databases;
  • Perform Installations, upgrade, patching, configuration & cloning of oracle databases and applications;
  • Conduct Performance Tuning of the production databases.
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills & competencies:
  • Degree in Computer Science or Technical related Field;
  • With at least 3 years hands on Experience in Managing large databases and Oracle E-Business system administration .Experience in Oracle RAC, Data guard and RMAN will be added advantage;
  • Certification –OCP DBA; Oracle Apps Systems Administration; SQL Server Administration;
  • Hands on Unix experience;
  • High aptitude: Ability to learn and understand  new processes/system enhancements quickly;
  • Database performance tuning skills
  • Good communication and inter personal relations skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Customer focus;
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess 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 to the address below. 

The deadline for application is Thursday 02 August, 2012

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

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Quality & Service Assurance Department within the Technology Division. 

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

Network Assurance KPI Monitoring Engineer
 
Ref:
TECHNOLOGY_NAKME__JULY _2012

Reporting to the Senior Manager Network & Service Assurance, the role holder  is responsible for Monitoring  health KPI’s of the network & Services, daily and after work order execution ;Identifying & investigating services quality issues through KPI analysis; Propose solution to solve related quality issues, and follow up until issue is solved and  trigger performance issues on the network.

The job holder’s key responsibilities will be to:
  • Produce weekly report of Core Network quality KPI’s;
  • Check Core Network KPI’s daily and identify problems;
  • Investigate Core Network quality problems ;
  • Analyze KPI’s to identify root cause of the problem;
  • Propose solutions to address Core/Access Network quality issues;
  • Propose solutions to address quality problems, and follow up with relevant departments until resolution;
  • Trigger performance and Quality  issues;
  • Check health Network & Services KPI’s after Work-Order execution.
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills & competencies:
  • Honors Degree in Engineering;
  • 2 Years Telecommunications experience ;
  • Knowledge in GSM/3G/Wimax and the related service each of the Technology offers;
  • SQL;
  • Very strong Core Network knowledge;
  • Ms Excel and Perl programming.
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 to the address below. 

The deadline for application is Thursday 02 August, 2012

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

Covenant Executives Consultants (COVEX) is the leading recruitment and management consultancy located in Nairobi - Kenya.

Import Clerk 

(2 Positions)
 
Our client a Clearing & Forwarding international Company urgently require the above position to be filled in Nairobi. 

The ideal candidate MUST possess the following requirements.
 
Qualifications: Diploma in Clearing & forwarding.
 
Experience: Shipping experience a MUST & computer literate.
 
Gender: Female
 
Age bracket: Below 30 years 

Duties & Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Branch Manager or his Authorized Representative.
 
As an Import Clerk your duties will include, but not limited to,
  • The gathering of all documents requested by customs for shipment clearance
  • The opening of customer import file
  • Keeping of all records for each import/ operation
  • Preparation of import process
  • Any administrative task as may be given by the Branch Manager, or his Authorized Representative.
Please indicate Job title on subject line. 

Kindly do not apply if NOT experienced in shipping industry. 

Indicate your current salary & expectation on cover letter.
 
Salary: Competitive

Commencement date: Immediately

How to apply:
 
Send updated resume to recruitment@covenantexecutives.co.ke

Viscar Industrial Capacity Ltd is looking for an Engineer, Network Quality for one of the leading private telecom services provider in Kenya.
 
Title: Network Quality Engineer
 
Location: Nairobi Kenya.
 
Job Purpose
 
Monitor and Control Network performance to provide the best Network Quality for the subscriber with the Lowest Cost delivering the + 1 Network experience to be measured, reported and as well provide recommendation and follow-ups of implementation of quality improvement.
 
This role ensures the best quality when benchmarked against competitor by bringing out complete visibility and health of the network.
 
Job Description
  • Analyzing daily KPIs for both 2G and 3G identifying the worst cells and ensured same been rectified.
  • Daily sharing the results on the cells optimized
  • Leveraging partner expertise and experience to ensure quality performance targets are achieved.
  • Through benchmarking & standardization
  • Conducting benchmarking studies & Audits.
  • Comparing KPI’s with own targets & with competition.
  • Monitor Quality KPI and escalate degradations or signs of, to the Managed services and Operations, follow up with resolution, root cause analysis and Feedback within the stated timescales.
  • Supervise implementation of  Customer complaint handling processes
  • Follow up on resolution of identified Customer complaints within stated timescales
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting by MS partners to Management.
  • Prepare Ad-hoc reports as required.
  • Prepare & Submit monthly OpCo reports
  • Prepare & Submit Finance Reports.
  • Daily analysis of KPIs
  • Collect all reports and coordinate end- to end performance initiatives of partners and Establish the reliability, accuracy and integrity of performance report from partners
  • Validate the accuracy and integrity of all performance reports received from MS (weekly/monthly/Quarterly/adhoc/etc.)
  • Validate the accuracy and integrity of all performance reports received from MC (weekly/monthly/Quarterly/adhoc/etc.)
  • Monitor Quality KPI and escalate degradations or signs of, to the Managed services and Operations, follow up with resolution, root cause analysis and Feedback
  • Monitor MC Contractual KPI, keep track of the values against Hurdles, Bonus, Disaster  and Targets for the different Milestones
  • Benchmark performance of various partners to engender effective completion for continued improvement
Skills & Knowledge

Educational Qualifications  
  • Bachelors in Engineering (Communication, Electronics or related fields)
Skills    
  • Sound knowledge of Mobile Network Planning, RF Optimization (2G and 3G), Radio Network improvement Features, parameters tuning.
Relevant Experience    
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in GSM / UMTS Network Optimization / Network Planning especially in RF
  • 3 years’ experience in Network Performance /Optimization/Planning/O&M
Send your CV to: recruitment@viscarcapacity.com

Deadline for submission is 1st August 2012.

Kindly do not apply if you do not meet the above criteria.

Viscar Industrial Capacity Ltd.  is looking for a Manager – Technical Projects for one of the leading private telecom services provider in Kenya.
 
Title: Technical Manager
 
Location: Nairobi Kenya.

Job Purpose
  • To Manage the activities of the Projects Section.
  • Manages the implementation of business focused projects by ensuring delivery of projects on time, within approved budget and specifications.
  • Ensures Coordination between all parties involved in projects implementation and that Projects’ tasks and objectives are discussed and agreed with relevant Stakeholders.
  • Develop reporting Tools and relevant KPIs for Projects monitoring and Projects Team performance evaluation against set targets and objectives.
  • Ensures all completed projects are handed over to the responsible departments and all documentation is available and updated. Is responsible for hiring, training and performance appraisals.
Job Description

Manages the Projects section to ensure the realisation of projects with respect to the scope of work defined, time and approved budget allocation and also manage Project documentation.

Manages the planning, coordination, implementation of projects according to specifications, time and budget and within the set management objectives.
  • Follow up on Project plans and schedules to ensure timely implementation and according to specifications and approved Budget
  • Ensure Projects’ Budget Follow up forms are Prepared and regularly updated
  • Ensure coordination of all parties involved in Projects implementation
  • Ensure regular and accurate reporting on Projects implementation according to Management and Departmental  needs
  • Ensure timely delivery by Contractors and Suppliers according to Contract terms
  • Ensure Project specifications are adhered to by Contractors and Suppliers
  • Organise follow up meetings with Contractors, Suppliers and Projects Team to ensure adherence to set KPIs and objectives
  • Ensure handover of completed projects to responsible department
Ensure all projects are well documented and the documentation properly archived
  • Ensure Projects files are opened and regularly updated in appropriate project folders
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is delivered by the supplier
  • Provide Infrastructure Sites layout diagrams for MSCs and BSC sites prior to Projects implementation to external and internal requesters
Prepare Planning Board Submissions and give Planning Board support to other Technical Sections
  • Organise Sites Surveys for sites to be submitted
  • Give support to Planning Sections in BoQ (Bill of Quantities) and Budget preparations for Infrastructure requirements
  • Organise for relevant quotations from Suppliers and Contractors
  • Prepare Project Budget Follow up forms for Planning Board
Gives support and makes recommendations for ways of improving and upgrading the network infrastructure.

Manages, develops and motivates staff:
  • Oversees activities of personnel (i.e., hires, coaches, appraises, rewards, motivates, disciplines, recommends termination as necessary)
  • Develop relevant KPIs for Projects Team performance monitoring and evaluation
  • Ensures that staff is adequately trained
  • Ensures that staff has necessary tools for projects implementation
Skills & Knowledge

Educational Qualifications  Skills  
  • 8+ years with University Degree in Telecommunications, Civil/Structural/Electrical Engineering or IT; at least 5 - 8 years leadership experience
  • 5+ years in Technical/Telecommunication Project Management with practical experience of Project Management
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Project, MS Suite (Excel, Word, Visio). AutoCAD experience is an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of technologies involved in networks, as well as connections to and usage of Internet system
  • Able to handle, prioritize, multiple projects simultaneously
  • Abel to operate in a performance driven organisation
  • Knowledge of English
Essential Knowledge    
  • High level knowledge; applies technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. 
  • Exhibits good level of creativity and resourcefulness. 
  • Is able to guide and transfer knowledge to s/his team.
Send your CV to: recruitment@viscarcapacity.com

Deadline for submission is 1st Aug 2012.

Kindly do not apply if you do not meet the above criteria.

Simbi Digital Solutions requires a full-time writer on a fixed salary term of 12,000Ksh per month for the first three months and an increase will be awarded based on performance.

The successful candidate will work from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Knowledge and experience in articles writing preferable but not a must.

Good command of both spoken and written English besides exceptional communication skills.

To meet strict guidelines and write quality and original content

Must be willing to relocate or commute to Thika town as from 2nd of August

Ready to work non-supervised and be confidential.

Computer Literate

If you have the above credentials send your cover letter, brief C.V and relevant academic credentials to simbidigital@gmail.com. 

Latest 30th July 2012.

ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services to strengthen HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment services at provincial and district health facilities. 

This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

Applications are invited for the following position:

Title: PMTCT Advisor Nyanza

Location:
Kisumu with travel to ICAP sites in Nyanza
 
Overall Job function:

Reporting to Program Director Nyanza, and working in liason with the PMTCT/Paediatric Advisor Nairobi, the PMTCT Advisor Nyanza will provide technical support in the planning and implementation of PMTCT activities and Paediatric HIV and Treatment programs within ICAP-supported facilities in the Nyanza region in collaboration with the Ministry of Health.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To oversee the planning and implementation of PMTCT in ICAP supported facilities
  • To provide on-going technical support to facilities in the implementation of PMTCT
  • To participate in the PMTCT/Paediatric technical working groups
  • To oversee the planning, initiation and implementation of HIV Pediatric Care and Treatment services at ICAP-supported facilities
  • To ensure implementation of the standard package of Paediatric HIV care services in ICAP supported facilities
Requirements:
  • A degree in Medicine. Specialist degree in pediatrics will be an added advantage
  • More at least 5 years experience in the implementation of PMTCT activities
All applications including a current CV (attachments bearing both your names and the job title), telephone number, referees current and expected salary should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP, icap.vacancies@gmail.com on or before 2nd August 2012. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

A multinational freight and logistics organization with operations in the region is looking to place an exemplary, qualified and experienced Key Account Manager to take responsibility in leadership and
profitable management of the client account.
 
Reporting to a Business Unit Manager, the candidate’s primary purpose will be to maximize the performance of the operation, forsee operational performance, provide leadership, motivation, training and development of work force and executing against customer requirements.
 
General competency requirements include:
  • Create and sustain effective business partnerships (with industry groups, suppliers, government) and colleagues.
  • Developing and communicating strategies and goals that achieve competitive advantage.
  • Understanding business principles and language, including the fundamentals of finance and profitability, and using this to establish clear priorities for actions to increase performance.
  • Thinks and acts across boundaries (eg between processes and countries)
Key deliverables for the position:
  • Budget management for the business unit
  • Ensuring growth in revenue and profitability through acquisition of new business and maintaining relationships with existing clients
  • Maximize inventory accuracy productivity and space utilization
  • Responsible for all issues relating to Health & Safety of the environment
  • Effective leadership and management of the operational and administration of teams
  • Facilities management for the business unit
  • Translate analyse and deliver customer needs through effective operations
Minimum experience required for the role
  • 6 years experience in supply chain/logistics industry for FMCG
  • 6 years of progressive experience in senior management
  • Experience in managing a P&L account
  • Key performance indicator development 
  • Commercial awareness and numeracy 
  • Flexibility and able to manage change
Education and Qualification
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or a similar field from an accredited university
Disclaimer:
 
Candidates who do not meet the minimum experience required need not apply.

If you meet the specifications, kindly send your cover letter and detailed resume’ to recruit@resourceassociates.co.ke on or before 3rd Aug 2012. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Sales Manager

Gross Salary 80k-100K Plus Commissions

An innovative solar  power and lighting company that provide a range of solar products to local businesses, Non Governmental organization and microfinance organizations and based in Nairobi is looking for  a Sales Manager to oversee the various sales activities of the company.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Developing and implementing a sales strategy to meet business objectives and volume targets     
  • Establishing plans and strategies to expand market share in the targeted regions and contribute to development of training and educational programs for clients and Sales team
  • Initiating and coordinating development of action plans to penetrate new markets.
  • Designing high performance agency and alternative distribution channels models to achieve set business targets.
  • Maintaining a high performing and motivated sales team through recruitment, training, and development
The requirements for this position are:
  • A university degree in either Marketing or Business Management
  • A proven record in the delivery of business targets and managing a team
  • Must have worked for at least 4 years in a sales management role in a dynamic organization
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy is essential
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 Sales Manager (Gross salary 80k-100k ) 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

Tour Consultant

Gross Salary: 30K - 40K

A tours and travel company based in Nairobi is looking for a Tour Consultant.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Making bulk block bookings with all the suppliers in line with the company and clients needs and effectively administer the same with the approval of the Tour manager.
  • Making all the reservations and follow ups and enter all the information on tour plan.
  • Invoice all the safaris on departure.
  • Preparing statistical reports when required and trouble shooting for the safaris on the ground with liaison with the Tour Manager.
  • Briefing /debriefing customer service department /drivers guides before and after safaris.
  • Maintaining excellent communication with all our suppliers, local and overseas agents.
  • Preparing driver guides files and itineraries with all the information and advance requesting of all services included in the programmes.
Minimum Job Specification:
  • Aged between 28 and 32 yrs old
  • Three years Experience in Tours consultants
  • Has a marketing background and experience in tours
  • Candidates from Utalii college and Moi university are most referred .
  • The suitable candidate should be friendly , flexible , creative and has a warm personality.
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 Tour Consultant (30K - 40K) 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

Clearing and Forwarding Operations Officer

Gross Salary: Negotiable

 Our client a clearing and forwarding firm  based in Nairobi is  looking for an operations officer

 The operations involves:
  • Ensuring proper and smooth day to day running of all Operations
  • Handling of employees disciplinary matters and grievances in the absence of the Human Resource Director
  • Coordination and supervision of all administrative issues touching on management of  logistics, vehicles, including data and maintenance of records to ensure they are updated and in a form for purposes of effective management information systems.
  • Supervising the other workers
  • Liaising with clients and directors
  • Sales and marketing activities and ability to generate clients
Salary: Negotiable

Qualifications:
  • Degree or Diploma in Business Management, Administration or related study
  • 4 years Previous experience in Clearing and forwarding  in a managerial position a must.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and ability to preserver pressure and multi-tasking
  • Team Player and mature.
  • Preferably a young Man aged between 30– 40 years.
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 (Clearing and Forwarding Operations Officer -)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

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