An ISO 9001:2008 Certified Company

We are a leading steel fabrication firm with regional operations and interested in recruiting the following candidates.
 
A) Senior Engineer
  • Bsc. Degree in Civil / Structural Engineering.
  • 6-8 years experience and knowledge in steel fabrication.
  • Has experience at a senior level in the management and execution of structural steel related projects.
B) Junior Engineer
  • Bsc. Degree in Civil / Structural Engineering.
  • 3-4 years experience and knowledge in steel fabrication.
  • Has experience in the management and execution of structural steel related projects.
C) Senior Structural Detailing Draftsman
  • Diploma in Engineering.
  • 10-12 years experience in preparation of steel fabrication drawings.
  • Previous experience working in a busy fabrication environment.
D) Sales and Marketing Engineer
  • Bsc. Degree in Civil / Structural Engineering.
  • 4-5 years experience in sales and marketing of construction related products.
Interested candidates should submit their application letter, detailed CV, together with relevant academic/professional testimonials on or before January 25th 2013.

Contacts

Tel: +254-20-551874/5, 555281
 
Cell: +254-733-742 771, +254-720-602 771, +254 735 435 459
 
Email: sales@zenithsteel.com 



A FMCG Company based ¡n Kenya with a nationwide coverage would like to tap the talents of dynamic, experienced and results-oriented professionals to fill in the following positions:
 
Marketing Manager

(MKTM1/1/13)
 
Skills and Specifications:
  • A minimum of university degree in Marketing / Business Administration and possession of minimum of 5-years working experience in a similar position preferably in a multinational Company;
  • Business acumen & competence base in brands activation through advertisements & promotional activities including all medias;
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent skills in budgeting & carrying out market surveys;
  • Minimum age 33-40 years old;
  • Should have good leadership skills & team player with unquestionable integrity;
  • Strong analytical & strategic thinking skills;
  • Sound knowledge of Computer applications;
Sales Representatives 

(SREP/1/13)
 
Skills and Specifications:
  • Diploma in Sales & Marketing from a reputable Institution and possession of minimum of 4-years working experience in a similar position preferably in FMCG;
  • Initiative, self-driven & results oriented;
  • Problem-solving & good negotiation skills;
  • Minimum age 25-30 years old;
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision;
  • Creative selling & market development skills;
  • Excellent communication skills and Computer knowledge;
  • Retail & Wholesale market experience a distinct advantage;
Sales Supervisors 

(SSPV/1/13)
 
Skills and Specifications:
  • Advance Diploma in sales and marketing from a reputable Institution and possession of minimum of 5-years working experience in a similar position preferably in FMCG;
  • Good planning, organizational and innovation skills;
  • Sound analytical skills & business acumen;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Minimum age 30-40 years old;
  • Energetic and ability to work efficiently under pressure with minimum supervision;
  • Proven ability to lead, manage and inspire the sales team to achieve expected results;
  • Strong expertise in market development and delivers beyond promise.
We are an equal opportunity employer. 

Interested applicants may submit their applications with a detailed cv to the undersigned stating the position applied for, and reference number, current remuneration level, to reach us on or before 21st January 2013 to:
 
The HR Manager
DNA: 1429
P.O.Box 49010
Nairobi 00100
 
Email: hr.recruitment254@gmail.com

Vacancy Announcement
 
Programme Officer
 
1. Background and Context
 
The African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) is a not-for-profit organisation that facilitates and promotes public/private partnerships to access, develop, adapt and deliver appropriate agricultural technologies for sustainable use by smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

It is headquartered in Nairobi, and its mandate covers sub-Saharan Africa. 

More information about AATF is available at www.aatf-africa.org
 
Since its inception in 2003, AATF projects portfolio has grown to six (6) active projects, namely, Striga control, Cowpea improvement, Banana improvement, Rice improvement, Water Efficient Maize for Africa (WEMA) and Aflatoxin control. 

These are at various phases of implementation.
 
Most AATF projects will deliver technologies in the form of improved seed. 

Thus seed production is key to AATF achieving impact and fulfilment of its mission. 

In pursuant to its vision of prosperous farmers and a food secure Africa, AATF would like to engage a qualified and highly experienced expert to work with partner seed companies and assist in projecting, planning and ensuring quality seed production by seed companies that will be engaged by AATF.
 
2. Description and Objective of the Assignment
 
This is a nationally recruited position and will be based at the AATF headquarters in Nairobi. 

The position is on a 2 year contract, renewable based on performance and availability of funds. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 
Under the direct supervision of the AATF Seed Systems Manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing technical and logistical support for product deployment function of AATF. 

He/She will work with project teams to ensure that improved seeds emanating from AATF projects are successfully commercialized and reach target farmers.
 
2.1 Key duties and responsibilities
  • Support the development and implementation of seed delivery strategies and work plans for effective product commercialization
  • Develop and implement customized monitoring and evaluation plans for seed production and quality management in target countries
  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports and publications, including editing, proof-reading, and formatting
  • Day to day management of information and data related to seed production, deployment and quality management
  • Support coordination and technical backstopping of product deployment partners and stakeholders to enable efficient seed production, commercialization, demonstrations and quality management in target countries
2.2 Desired Candidate Profile
  • At least a Master’s degree in Agricultural or related sciences from a recognized University. Holders’ of a Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience will also be considered
  • At least 4 years’ experience and sound knowledge in seed production with reputed seed industry organization, preferably in Africa
  • Team player with capability to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitment to objectives
  • Results and detail-orientation and the ability to work with a sense of urgency in a multicultural and diverse environment.
  • Ability to work with public and private sector partners
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information that comes by virtue of appointment and in the course of assigned duties
  • Knowledge of Seeds laws and regulations, ISTA regulations and OECD requirements for varietal certification is a distinct advantage
  • Proven communication skills including the ability to clearly document and present information through oral and written means
3. Submission of Applications
 
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the Human Resource Associate aatf-hr@aatf-africa.org on or before 31 January, 2013.
 
Your CV should include details of your qualifications, experience, current position, telephone contact, email address, names and addresses of three referees.

Position: Associate Sales Manager – Kenya
 
Summary of Position:
 
Sales Manager is responsible for functions related to implementation of promoted product marketing plans and strategies, field force activities, wholesaler management, key customer contacts and achieving set sales budgets/targets in line with the commercial outlines.
 
Core responsibility:
 
Adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources and any other regulations as required by the company, relevant to the role and responsibilities of the function.
 
Field force management for effectiveness and efficiency.

In field coaching of professional sales representatives. KOL development, achieving of customer contact targets and active product promotion/detailing, implementation of marketing plans and strategies, countering competitor strategies, provide marketing with required analysis and sales status reports, implementation of cyclical strategies. 

Research, analyze, plan and recommend new business opportunities and strategies. 

Achieve sales/performance budgets and objectives and coordination of sales force activities.
 
Qualification:
  • Minimum, Bachelors degree in biological sciences
  • At least 8 years experience in pharmaceutical sales in Kenya
  • Ability to work with team members of diverse background, with good communication skills.
  • Willing to travel & work extensively within the country.
  • Computer literate with Microsoft office and good analytical skills.
Send your application to:
 
MSD,
P .O Box 46662 -00100,
Nairobi.
 
Closing date for all applications is Friday 25th January 2013

Finance & Administration Manager
 
Based in Nairobi

Farm Africa is an international NGO with a vision of a prosperous rural Africa. 

Working alongside Africa’s farmers, herders and forest communities, we enable them to adopt the latest technologies and link to markets to make sustainable improvements to their livelihoods.
 
We have an ambitious strategy and business plan: by 2016 we are aiming to directly help 1.5 million people each year. 

To achieve that goal we need to push boundaries, to be creative with new and old solutions and work flexibly, taking advantage of the most effective solutions with communities, private sector, civil society and governments.
 
We need an ambitious, flexible and expert Finance & Administration Manager to ensure strong financial management within Farm Africa Kenya hub and across all projects based in Kenya and South Sudan to help
support our plans. 

The post holder will be a key member of the Kenya/ South Sudan senior management team helping to drive our strategy in both Kenya and South Sudan. 

The post holder will also be responsible for IT, HR & office administration.
 
We are looking for a strong professional qualified accountant, with proven experience in financial control and
management (minimum of five years). 

You should be comfortable with project accounting & reporting, producing statutory accounts and managing the budgeting process. 

You will have some familiarity with SUNv5 and QuickBooks accounting package. 

You will be clear on the need for control and compliance, as well as the importance of the finance team understanding what the numbers mean. 

You will identify and seek to resolve the diverse financial issues that can arise within a complex, grant funded programme.
 
You will have strong people management skills and be eager to help build the capacities of others within your
team. 

You will have demonstrable experience of successfully balancing a number of competing priorities. 

You will recognise the importance of frequent communication with all your stakeholders throughout the Kenya / South Sudan programme and the wider Farm Africa organisation.
 
The role will entail substantial travel particularly to South Sudan
 
This is a competitive national package based in Nairobi, Kenya, with no relocation offered. 

To apply and see the full job description including essential requirements, go to the Farm Africa website jobs page: http://farmafrica.org.uk/about-us/jobs .
 
Application guidelines:
  •  1 page cover letter and a maximum CV of 5 pages
  •  The application must include your current or most recent salary and meet all the essential requirements as outlined in the full job description.
Any applications not meeting the above will NOT be considered. 

Shortlisted candidates will be required to take a test of financial competency before the interviews.
 
Deadline: 21 January 2013, 5pm (electronic only)
 
Interviews: w/c 28 February 2013

The Danish Refugee Council has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa region since 1997. 

The DRC Regional Office in Nairobi is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:
 
Regional Finance & Systems Manager
 
The RFSM is directly responsible for ensuring that DRC H0A financial systems operate in accordance with DRC’s operational standards as expressed in the DRC Operations Handbook, and to ensure that such systems are practical, efficient and effective. 

The RFSM will also play a significant part in qualifying and implementing systems initiatives coming from the global DRO organizational development initiatives.
 
Requirements: 

Post graduate level in finance and administration or equivalent educational background, specialised expertise and at least 8 years experience in the areas of Finance, HR, Administration, Procurement/Logistics, relevant experience with an international NGO, demonstrated skills as a trainer/capacity builder, documented mid-level/senior level management experience, high proficiency in English, systematic mind-set and capability of implementing changes.
 
Regional Finance Manager
 
The Finance Manager is responsible for sound financial management and planning of DRC’s operations in the Horn of Africa and Yemen. 

The position requires a person who is dedicated to accuracy of details while at the same time able to see tasks from a more overall perspective and one who is able to manage a large number of different donors in a busy working environment.
 
Requirements: 
  • Must possess a degree in accounting/management/business administration; 
  • Chartered Accountant certification or equivalent relevant education, 
  • minimum 7 years relevant experience, preferably in an international NGO, 
  • professional financial management background, 
  • demonstrated IT skills, knowledge of Navision an advantage, 
  • strong communication and inter-personal skills,
  • demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural team,
  • proven ability to manage large and varied workloads, and 
  • deal constructively with stress and periods with long hours, pro-active, stable and robust character and a good team-player.
Finance Officer
 
Working in close cooperation with Regional Finance Manager and Regional Finance Controller, the Finance Officer, will provide overall support on all financial matters within the Nairobi Regional Office. 

S/he will be responsible for all account payables, ensure all financial management guidelines are followed and high integrity in Navision and cashbook data. 

Initiate development of constant improvement of financial services and procedures in line with DRC guidelines.

Requirements: 
  • Must possess degree in Finance or Accounting and at least part II certification in CPA or ACCA,
  • at least 5 years relevant experience in a similar role with international NGO,
  • strong analytical and conceptual skills, 
  • proven management and supervision skills,
  • team player and proven commitment to accountable practices,
  • Must be proficient in MS Excel, knowledge in Navision Financial System will be an added advantage.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications including a one-page cover letter together with their CV (not more than 4 pages) with current and expected salary details and contacts of three professional referees to drcjobs@drchoa.org. 

Please indicate the position applied for as the subject heading. 

The closing date for receiving applications is January 25, 2013 at 1700 hours.
 
For a complete job description with a full description of the position and position requirements, write to info@drchoa.org. 

Do not send applications to info@drchoa.org

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