Newport Africa is seeking highly skilled and internationally experienced senior line managers with a background and expertise within the security sector for the position of Security Advisor in Kenya. 

The ideal candidates will have spent a minimum of 10 years serving with the military, police force or international organisations in a security role. 

The candidates must have experience working internationally with personnel and organisations at the operational level and must have a strong command of both written and spoken English.

The candidate will be comfortable presenting complex briefs and security solutions at Country, Senior Management level and must be computer literate to International Computer Driving License (ICDL) standard or equivalent. 

They should be fully conversant with writing complex reports, security plans, routine operational orders and both risk assessments and risk management plans. 

The candidate must show proven international experience in liaison and work with government agencies and administrators and will be a focal point between the client and such agencies and support. 

Competent use of satellite communications, radio networks and satellite tracking systems is highly desirable. 

Above all, the candidate must have the experience, knowledge and gravitas to develop and present security solutions to Client Senior Management and achieve success.
 
The role of the Security Advisor may also involve the management of security and logistics for international corporations operating in remote and hostile environments. 

Duties will include the assessment of security requirements for field and logistics convoys and coordination of the required local security forces. 

The Advisor will advise on day-to-day protection, not only of camps, but mobile units and operational field teams. 

The Advisor will be required to develop Security and Emergency Response plans and must be comfortable working with infrequent and often minimal direction.
 
An attractive package is offered dependant on skills, experience & qualifications.
 
If you are the safe pair of hands that we are looking for and would be interested in joining our team in this senior role please email your CV, by 5th April 2013 to hr@newportafrica.com
 
ONLY short listed candidates will be contacted.
Internship: Publishing Outreach
 

CABI, Nairobi, Kenya
 
Established over 100 years ago, CABI is a not-for-profit science-based development and information organization. CABI improves people’s lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. Our mission and direction is influenced by our member countries who guide the activities undertaken. 

These include scientific publishing, development projects and research, and microbial services. Our activities are based principally in 2 major sites in the UK and 5 scientific centres globally. 

Please see our website www.cabi.org for further details.
 
CABI publishes CAB Abstracts, the world-leading bibliographic database covering agriculture and environment, and Global Health covering public health information. We also publish multimedia compendia, books, ebooks and full text electronic resources aiming to further science and its application.
 
Behind each product is a team of subject specialists committed to delivering the most relevant and authoritative information to researchers worldwide.

CABI is offering an exciting 6-months internship opportunity to support and promote the partnership between CABI and the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). 

During the internship you will learn and become familiar with the editorial, marketing and sales processes of CAB Abstracts and CABI Compendia. You will train and support RUFORUM Member Universities to use these products in their courses and research. You will be part of the CABI regional team in Kenya, but you will be working as part of the global Publishing team based in the UK.
 
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and highly organised graduate of RUFORUM’s Masters of Science in Agricultural Information and Communication Management. You will be familiar with developing and implementing marketing and communication strategies, and have a broad understanding of the role of verified information in education and research.
 
You will be familiar with internet and electronic publishing technologies and databases used in teaching, research and policy. An ability to use multiple ICT systems and software is desirable. You must have proven ability in communication and administration, and be able to learn and apply new skills rapidly.
 
For a copy of the full Candidate Brief please go to www.cabi.org/vacancies under reference number 65/2013
 
Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating how they meet the requirements of the Candidate Brief and detailed curriculum vitae, with names and full addresses of 3 referees. 

Applications should be emailed to recruitment@cabi.org
 
Please note closing date for receipt of applications by email is 24.00h GMT 10 April 2013. 

Candidates to note that interviews are planned for week beginning 15 April 2013
Internship: Publishing Outreach
 

CABI, Nairobi, Kenya
 
Established over 100 years ago, CABI is a not-for-profit science-based development and information organization. CABI improves people’s lives by providing information and applying scientific expertise to solve problems in agriculture and the environment. Our mission and direction is influenced by our member countries who guide the activities undertaken. 

These include scientific publishing, development projects and research, and microbial services. Our activities are based principally in 2 major sites in the UK and 5 scientific centres globally. 

Please see our website www.cabi.org for further details.
 
CABI publishes CAB Abstracts, the world-leading bibliographic database covering agriculture and environment, and Global Health covering public health information. We also publish multimedia compendia, books, ebooks and full text electronic resources aiming to further science and its application.
 
Behind each product is a team of subject specialists committed to delivering the most relevant and authoritative information to researchers worldwide.

CABI is offering an exciting 6-months internship opportunity to support and promote the partnership between CABI and the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM). 

During the internship you will learn and become familiar with the editorial, marketing and sales processes of CAB Abstracts and CABI Compendia. You will train and support RUFORUM Member Universities to use these products in their courses and research. You will be part of the CABI regional team in Kenya, but you will be working as part of the global Publishing team based in the UK.
 
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and highly organised graduate of RUFORUM’s Masters of Science in Agricultural Information and Communication Management. You will be familiar with developing and implementing marketing and communication strategies, and have a broad understanding of the role of verified information in education and research.
 
You will be familiar with internet and electronic publishing technologies and databases used in teaching, research and policy. An ability to use multiple ICT systems and software is desirable. You must have proven ability in communication and administration, and be able to learn and apply new skills rapidly.
 
For a copy of the full Candidate Brief please go to www.cabi.org/vacancies under reference number 65/2013
 
Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating how they meet the requirements of the Candidate Brief and detailed curriculum vitae, with names and full addresses of 3 referees. 

Applications should be emailed to recruitment@cabi.org
 
Please note closing date for receipt of applications by email is 24.00h GMT 10 April 2013. 

Candidates to note that interviews are planned for week beginning 15 April 2013
Unga Holdings Limited wishes to recruit individuals to fill the following positions.
 

Talent Development Manager
 
Manage and develop a learning and development framework that reflects organisational, regulatory, job and individual needs
 
Ensure identification and implementation of career paths, succession planning and related development
 
Drive Organisational design & development to meet company needs
 
Coordinate Performance Management & employee recognition & retention programs
 
Develop and manage a system for evaluating and monitoring learning and development.
 
Develop and manage a learning and assessment centre to inculcate a ‘learning organisation’ culture.
 
Handle designated HR core roles in the organisation
 
Human Resource Assistant
  • Maintain good industrial relations in the plant/site by ensuring correct and consistent application of company policy, rules and regulations in liaison with the Human Resources Manager.
  • Provide timely and accurate advice to line managers/supervisors, staff and union officials on the interpretation and implementation of Kenyan labour laws, HR policies and practises and on the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  •  Implement welfare and related employees matters including leave, staff medical, NHIF, NSSF, Uniforms, Workmen’s compensation etc.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date attendance records to support payment of overtime and wages with the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in force as well as processing the monthly overtime for the unionized staff
Candidates meeting the above requirements should forward their application with current CVs, copies of relevant certificates, present and expected salary to the undersigned:-
 
The Group Human Resource Manager
Unga Holdings Limited
P. O. Box 30386, 00100. Nairobi
Ngano House, 5th Floor
Commercial Street
Nairobi
 
Closing date for submission of applications is 12th April 2013.
Transition Authority
 

Vacant Position for Interim County Legal Officers

Location: All Counties
 
Salary: Those who will be found suitable will move with their current salaries as the position is on secondment. Transition Authority will only pay a top-up/acting allowance
 
Purpose: To provide specialized legal assistance and coordinate law reform function and activities in the County
 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage the delivery of law reform function and related activities in the County;
  • Keep abreast of legal and policy developments relevant to the County Government in the respective County;
  • Work with the County Government and its agencies to identify strategic priority areas that require law reform;
  • Undertake legal research and legislative drafting of County bills;
  • Provide advice to County Government and its agencies on law reform issues;
  • Assist in the implementation of a program of law reform in the County;
  • Prepare draft bills;
  • Prepare reports, issue papers and submissions on law reform issues;
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly reports to the Transition Authority and Kenya Law Reform Commission.
  • Offer general legal advice to the county governments
Qualifications:
  • Must be a serving public officer as the position is on secondment to the counties.
  • Possess a law degree from a recognized University, Masters in Law will be an added advantage ;
  • Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya for at least five years;
  • Knowledge and experience in legal research and/or legislative drafting;
  • Excellent legal and analytical skills and sound judgment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills- able to convey complex legal arguments and principles clearly to specialist and non-specialist audiences; and
  • Must be Computer proficient
All applications should reach the Transition Authority by 12th April 2013.
 
Address
 
KICC 5TH Floor
P.O. Box 10736-0010
Nairobi
 
Telephone: +254-0710287080
 
Email: infotransauthority@gmail.com
Sales Executives

Our client needs to urgently fill the above position.
 

Department: Sales and Marketing
 
Location: Field
 
Purpose of the job: 
  • Establishing markets for products that we deal in and
  • Keep constant touch with customers.
1. Identify and create a market for our existing products
 
2. Polish existing relationships and build relations with new customers
 
3. Effective and efficient communication with clients

Primary Responsibilities
  • Getting markets for the products assigned and other potential products that could be marketed.
  • Liaising with administration department on new tenders/opportunities for entry in SAP
  • Following up with competitor activities
  • Reporting to management on potential leads
  • Customer feedback on contracts, any new assignments
  • Liaising with Supply Chain on contract updates
  • Give management review on other products going to existing markets
Skills/ experience required
  • Diploma in sales or diploma in business related field
  • Presentable orientation skills
  • Good Communications skills
  • Minimum 2 years experience in marketing field
KPI’s:
  • Meeting sales targets
  • Introducing new customers/ products to our portfolio
  • Customer relationship management
  • On time correct reporting
If you meet the above minimum requirements, kindly email your cv (INCLUDE YOUR CURRENT & EXPECTED SALARY) to;

Recruiting Consultant,
Frank Management Consult Limited,
Nyaku House, 1st Floor, Argwings Kodhek Road,
P.O Box5351-00200,
 
Emails: wbeth@frank-mgt.com and cc to frankmconsult@yahoo.com
Re-advertisement: Marketing Development Executive – East Africa Region
Availability: Immediately

Salary: £800-£1,000 per month depending upon experience.

Main Purpose of the Role

The main purpose of the job is to provide effective Sales and Marketing support to units within the region which include Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Mozambique. 


The successful candidate shall implement Marketing actions within the region in liaison with both Vimto international and the local Vimto licensee.

Main responsibilities
  • Create, foster and develop relationships with both the local licensee and other partners including distributors and wholesalers within the region.
  • Define and execute brand strategies that support and contribute to growth in both the short term and long term
  • Provide feedback to Vimto international on monthly sales and performance figures, stock levels and product availability.
  • Analyse the results of marketing actions and initiate changes that may be required to improve sales performance.
  • Develop and maintain a range of external contacts that can result in  improved product performance
  • Develop and communicate an understanding of consumers to generate new insights that can inform strategy
  • Monitor and report on local trends to fuel future innovation and make informed forecasts; Evaluate and communicate budgetary implications of these forecasts
Skills & Knowledge
  • University level education Marketing, Communication or business related field. Postgraduate qualification would be an advantage. Professional Marketing/ Communication accreditation is preferred
  • Successful and proven experience in Sales and Marketing of beverages/ FMCGpreferably with regional exposure.
  • Knowledge of Market data analysis, finance (P&L, sales forecasts), local wholesale and retail dynamics,  and Targeted/ channel communication
  • Commercial relationships and team building skills with the ability to work both as part of a team and on individual assignments
  • Proven innovation,  resourcefulness and self-motivation
  • Fluency in both written and spoken Swahili and English
  • Computer and office tools literacy is required
  • Holder of CIM (must)
Practicalities
  • Resident/ willing to reside in Nairobi with frequent and extended trips within the region. A travel schedule will be agreed quarterly with Vimto International.
  • Valid Passport and Driving Licence
  • Written report to be emailed and expenses (receipts/justifications) sent after every trip.
If qualified send CV only to jobs@jantakenya.com by 29th March, 2013, indicating the title ‘Marketing Development Executive ‘n the subject line. 

DO NOT attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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

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