Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 

We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 

At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!

Senior In-House Counsel – Property Management

Ref: CA_SIHC_FEB_2013
 
Reporting to Legal Counsel- Property, the successful candidate will provide skilled and professional legal services with an emphasis on review, drafting and research of legal or quasi legal documentation including the drafting, review and completion of contracts and service level agreements for the provision of goods and services touching on the property /conveyancing activities of the company.

Key responsibilities include;
  • To implement the established processes and service level agreements for site acquisition & lease completion;
  • To undertake the verification, negotiation and completion of document perfection for all properties and to ensure quality control in the drafting/preparation of legal documents required for all properties;
  • To maintain and regularly update the relevant databases;
  • To undertake cost control of legal fees to external counsel for lease completion to ensure that the same are within agreed rates;
  • To flag and notify the company on statutory requirements, changes in relevant laws, NEMA statutory regulations including NEMA as prescribed by law and to advise on how compliance can be best achieved;
  • To organize periodical training on legislative changes in relevant laws for site agents and implementation staffers;
  • To liaise with internal customers to advice on the renewal, variation and or surrender of leases and or tenancy agreements for the company’s properties;
  • To undertake on behalf of the company contract preparation and review of all contracts (including Service Level Agreements) relating to the provision of goods and services touching on property management and related services
  • To ensure quality control in the drafting/preparation of all legal documents and advice;
  • To undertake detailed, well researched and timely legal opinions on property matters and ancillary services that require legal/ statutory interpretations;
  • To proactively and diligently manage any litigation arising from the property and ancillary services section and to keep the General Counsel appraised of any developments as soon as they occur;
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:
  • Degree in Law from a reputable commonwealth university (2nd class and above) and completion of Diploma of the Kenya School of Law;
  • Advocate of the High Court of Kenya of at least 3 years standing;
  • At least 2 years’ experience in conveyancing and real estate in a busy work environment. Excellent knowledge of new land laws and succession laws, commercial law, good knowledge of Criminal and Civil Procedure Codes, telecommunications and related legal and regulatory environment;
  • Other post graduate diplomas or certificate courses in legal matters such as arbitration/mediation , IP, negotiation skills;
  • Track record having used an Oracle system will be an added advantage
  • 1 year of people and process management;
If you meet the requirements and are hardworking, self-driven, proactive, work well under pressure and are up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job reference number to the address below. 

All applications must be delivered on or before Tuesday the 12th February 2013.

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



Career Opportunities at Equity Bank

Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading Banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. 

With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to nearly 8 million customers - the largest customer base in Africa. 

Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the role outlined below:

Product Managers
 
8 Positions

The Position
 
Reporting to the General. Manager - Marketing, the role holders will manage a set of products by guiding a team charged with a product line contribution as a business unit.

This extends from increasing profitability of both existing & new products. 

He/She will. be expected to plan, develop and direct marketing efforts for particular brands or products management of their profit and loss plus determination of their business strategy. 

The product managers will serve in an inter-disciplinary role with teams of different expertise to facilitate product management.

Key Responsibilities
  • Managing the product life cycle line from strategic planning to tactical activities.
  • Specifying market requirements for current and future products to increase profitability.
  • Driving a solution set across development teams through market requirements, product contract and positioning.
  • Developing and implementing a company - wide go - to - market plan, working with all stakeholders.
  • Analyzing potential partner relationships for products.
  • Developing product strategies and policies to consider product life cycle and product differentiation.
  • Creating and applying new ideas to promote products that suits the company and fits the business model.
  • Developing and executing product marketing plans.
  • Promoting the Bank’s brand image.
Candidates Profile and Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Commerce, Marketing, Economics, Business Administration/Management or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • At least 10 years experience in Marketing or product management, 3 of which must have been at senior management level.
  • Holders of professional. banking and/or marketing qualifications will have an added advantage.
Desired Skills and Ability
  • Goal and results oriented.
  • Strong management skills including business planning, employee and partner relations.
  • Outstanding problem solving skills with focus on process improvement.
  • Highly organized and excellent time manager.
  • Meticulous, detail oriented and works well under pressure.
  • Ability to multi task, work independently, and collaborate effectively with a team.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Commercial management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • World class customer service skills.
  • Training skills.
  • Strategy formulation and execution skills.
If you meet the above requirements, submit your application to the email address below by 11th February 2013.

Please include a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of the relevant certificates, testimonials, current pay and daytime telephone contact and email address. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
 
Email to: jobs@equitybank.co.ke
 
Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer. 

We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights, values and what they bring to the workplace.


The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) is a company limited by guarantee, established in 1996 to facilitate the Government’s implementation of the economic reforms and enabling the private sector to raise capital. 

The key role of the DSE in the economy is the mobilization of resources and directing them to the productive sectors of the economy.
 
The Chief Executive Officer
 
The DSE is seeking to recruit a dynamic, experienced and qualified individual to fill the CEO position to effectively and professionally manage the Exchange, following the expiry of the incumbent CEO’s contract. 

The candidate is expected to have the following personal attributes:
  • Must be a mature person of not less than 30 years of age;
  • Must have exposure in capital markets operations and reasonable knowledge of Stock
  • Exchanges operations;
  • Must have excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact professionally with diverse groups of stakeholders;
  • Must possess strategic and analytical skills;
  • Must have a high level of personal integrity and ethical character.
Education and Experience
  • Must have a postgraduate degree in Finance, Economics or Business Administration from a recognized University
  • Minimum of five years working experience in a senior management position
Responsibilities
 
The DSE would like to recruit a CEO whose duties and responsibilities shall be as hereunder:
  • To ensure that the Managers carry on their duties in accordance with his/her directives and any other directives issued by the Council;
  • To ensure full implementation of the DSE Strategic Plan;
  • To monitor and keep under constant review current developments in the market and to advise the Council on matters affecting the proper functioning of the Exchange and recommend remedial actions;
  • To assess and examine the short and long-term development plans of the Exchange and advise the Council on possible new growth areas, opportunities, and /or new services and products;
  • To keep under review the evolution of practices in the market both locally and internationally and recommend planned improvements and strategic systems change as necessary;
  • To recruit, train and supervise all Exchange employees and others engaged by the Exchange;
  • To ensure there is compliance by market professionals to the DSE Rules for the purpose of creating confidence in the market and protecting investors;
  • To provide leadership in evaluating companies applying for listing;
  • To promote the image of the DSE as a Self-Regulatory Organization;
  • To act as Accounting Officer of the Exchange and to be responsible to the Council for the implementation of the financial decisions and control of the finances of the Exchange;
  • To ensure adherence of internal controls over revenues and expenditures by every member of staff and existence of safeguards on the Exchange’s physical assets and shall further ensure that proper and accurate accounting records are being maintained;
  • To carry other responsibilities as may be as signed by the Council; and
  • To perform all other functions as may be necessary or incidental for the proper performance and functioning of the Exchange.
Remuneration
 
The successful applicant will be appointed on a three years contract period, which may be renewed subject to good performance.

The DSE is an equal opportunities organisation and offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with other industry players.
 
Applications should be accompanied with full detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates and letters from two referees together with a passport size photo-graph.

Sealed applications should reach the undersigned not later than Friday, 15th February 2013.
 
Applications should be addressed to:
 
The Chairman,
The Governing Council of the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange,
14th Floor, Golden Jubilee Towers, Ohio Street,
P.O. Box 70081
Dar es Salaam

Regional Director – Horn and East Africa
 
Competitive salary and benefits package
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Closing date: 22 February 2013
 
Interview dates: w/c 4th March 2013

A once-in-a-career chance to make your mark
 
Us
 
VSO is a development organisation that’s been working through volunteers to fight poverty for more than fifty years and we are the leading organisation in the field. 

We work in 34 countries and we’re constantly exploring new ways to use the time, energy and skills of people to make a difference.
 
Right now, we have an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Regional Director to lead the Horn and East Africa regional programmes through an exciting period of change when we are implementing our new global strategy. 

It gives you an opportunity to shape the way that VSO works in the region for years to come.

This is a significant strategic management role with ultimate responsibility for the quality and success of programmes in the six countries that make up our Horn and Eastern Africa Region.
 
The Role
 
Working together with a highly-motivated team of Country Directors and their teams, you’ll lead the team and their performance to deliver their new strategies to achieve lasting, meaningful improvements in the lives of the region’s poorest people. 

Working through others, you will ensure that VSO has a high impact in the region by maximising funding opportunities and ensuring that our development programmes are robust and innovative and link to our organisational strategy “People First”. 

You’ll also ensure that the potential of the region to contribute to impact is harnessed.

You
  • You will have successfully managed development or humanitarian programmes at this level before  and possess excellent leadership, negotiation and relationship-building skills. 
  • You will have solid expertise in fundraising, donor compliance and will have worked with a diverse donor base. 
  • You will have experience of developing quality regional programmes and using advocacy initiatives to make impact. 
  • Your leadership ability will mean that programmes across the region will be planned, resourced and implemented effectively and your financial strengths and experience of securing significant external funding and grants will also be key to your success.
In return, as well as a competitive salary, the package includes comprehensive health and pension benefits. 

You will be well supported with any relocation needs including accommodation, children’s education and costs if you are recruited from another country.

Ready to Apply
 
To apply, please submit a CV and a cover letter to HR at recruitment.international@vsoint.org.
 
Please quote the job title on the subject line. 

The cover letter should detail the reasons you believe you are most suitable for the role and outline your current salary, benefits package and your salary expectations. 

Please include telephone and email contact and details of two referees (one of whom should be your current or most recent employer).
 
VSO is an equal opportunity employer, values inclusion and seeks to have a diverse workforce.
 
We welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
 
Due to anticipated interest in this post, only short-listed candidates will receive a response.

Provider Account Manager

Resolution Health East Africa Limited is a leading Medical Insurance Provider. 

With over 65,000 members in our fold, we have learned to adapt in this constantly changing society, and develop products that are effective and relevant to our members. 

Resolution Health has over 500 medical service providers all across East Africa, a strong network of hospitals, clinics and doctors. 

Reporting to the Manager - Provider Management the Provider Account Manager’s role is to prepare and analyze financial information pertaining to our Medical Service Providers in order to present management with accurate and timely reports on the status of our Medical Service Providers accounts. 

Key Outputs
  1. Preparation of financial analysis report on all Medical Service Providers claims;
  2. Ensure that all Medical Service Providers statements are reconciled on a monthly basis with key reports ready;
  3. Ensure prompt provider payment in line with the service level agreement;
  4. Ensure that outstanding payment issues are resolved within the stipulated timelines ;
  5. Maintenance of good account relationships with contact persons at the Medical Service Providers and attendance of service meetings.
  6. Develop and implement innovative cost containment methodologies with the Head of Department;
  7. Any other related duties.
Disclaimer: This job description summarizes the responsibilities assigned to the position; however it does not contain an all-inclusive list of responsibilities. 

Qualifications & Experience 
  • Graduate in Commerce / Economics / Finance / Business Administration. 
  • ACCA or CPA (K) Qualification 
  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of three years of verifiable accounts experience. 
  • Previous work experience in a busy finance department, with at least two years in a supervisory position.
  • Healthcare experience in relations, network development or in a similar role in a hospital business development is an added advantage.
Person Specification 
  • Strong Project management skills 
  • Good Negotiation skills 
  • Good Conceptual, analytical and evaluative skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills 
  • Strong financial planning skills 
  • A team player
If you believe you are a team player and would be a valuable resource to this ever growing brand, kindly email your: 
  1. Application letter 
  2. Updated CV listing three references 
  3. Expected remuneration package 
  4. Availability should you be offered the position
By Thursday, 14th February 2013 to hr@resolution.co.ke. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Kindly ensure you quote the position on your email. 



Sales Executive - Nairobi, Kenya (Multiple Openings)
 
Department: Sales

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Are you a driven sales professional that thrives in a high energy, fast paced, “pay for performance” environment? 

Do you enjoy the thrill of building a book of business from the ground up?

Want to join a fun, exciting company? 

Be a part of our small but dynamic team and experience the thrill of being part of one of Kenya’s fastest growing companies.

The Property Guide is a vibrant, growth-oriented company with a strong performance-based culture and we are looking to continue to expand our Inside Sales team.

This is a unique opportunity to sell the best performing agent advertising product in the marketplace, The Property Guide.  

The ideal candidate is either a proven top tier performer who consistently exceeds quota, selling honestly with sizzle or someone new to sales whose energy, drive to succeed and work ethic will propel them to success. 

If you thrive on the adrenaline of making a compelling pitch, overcoming objections and closing business on the phone and in person, this is the right job for you.

This role offers excellent earning potential, including an uncapped commission, benefits, and a fun, exciting environment.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Perform a high volume of cold calls (80-100 weekly) in order to secure new business and sell online and offline advertising to Real Estate Professionals.
  • Grow revenue base from scratch, by identifying and closing new business without territory restrictions
  • Provide exemplary customer service/relationship management and consultative selling
  • Develop leads using a variety of traditional and “out-of-the –box” methods
  • Document all activities in CRM
  • Accomplish targeted performance objectives on a consistent basis
Required Skills/Experience:
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of inside sales/telesales background, 3-5 years’ experience preferred
  • Minimum 1-3 years of cold call experience including a demonstrated success utilizing cold calling for new business development, 3-5 years’ experience preferred
  • 1-3 years of lead generation experience, 3-5 years’ experience preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience selling high value marketing/advertising services over the phone, 3-5 years’ experience preferred
  • Experience in a short sell cycle required, with one call close experience preferred
  • Possess a high energy, strong desire to achieve top results with a charismatic, positive “can-do” attitude over the phone and in person.
  • Online advertising sales background is a plus
  • Background in Real Estate is desired but not required
  • Highly proficient in  Microsoft Office and Windows based applications
  • CRM experience is preferred
  • A Bachelor’s degree or an IT related qualification is advantageous.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience sales, preferably in Advert Space sales for a property magazine or newspaper, but this is not essential.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office and email required, including internet proficiency.
  • ACCESS TO OWN LAPTOP
  • Due to the volume of applications, please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
How to Apply: 

In order to be considered for an interview, email your application to careers@thepropertyguide.co.ke with the following documentation:
  • A concise CV with personal details, education details and any previous as well as current work experience gained thus far.
  • A brief motivation highlighting why you feel we should hire you and why you would be a fitting candidate for The Property Guide Magazine.
Include the following
  • Current and expected remuneration on the body of your email
  • Position Applied for on the Subject line of your email
  • Deadline for applications is 11th February 2013

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