Equity Bank is the region’s leading Bank 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 foot-print in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Southern Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to more than 8 million customers - the largest customer base in Africa. Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the roles outlined below:

Service Delivery Manager


The Position


Reporting to the General. Manager - Shared Services, the role holder will own and drive services proposition and provision through management of agreed service level agreements.


Key Responsibilities

  • To lead and take ownership of issues reported at the Service Desk [Help Desk] for Kenya and Subsidiaries.
  • To drive the resumption of disrupted services and identify immediate recovery/workaround plan for business to resume service.
  • To manage the expectation of key stakeholders at the time of incident/service disruption via effective communication handling and notification messages.
  • To participate in relevant discussions and reviews on problems/incidents and contribute in achieving faster resumption time and root cause findings.
  • To drive continuous quality improvement by developing cost-effective and risk mitigating solutions to create workaround/recovery and minimize service impact (i.e. financial, reputational risk etc).
  • Track progress and own any outstanding high severity incidents/service descriptions and drive the checkpoint discussions for resumption and recovery.
  • Ensure relevant stakeholders are well engaged and be the key escalation point for stakeholders to address issues on critical incidents.
  • Effective and constant engagement with team members/colleagues in order to achieve set performance targets for issues reported at Service Desk.
  • Facilitate any knowledge gathering and sharing on critical systems/services to better improve incident and issue management activities.
  • Surface business issues affecting the overall solution and manage implementation of any remedial action.
  • Ensure process risk mitigations and deliverables are in line with audit requirements.
  • Adherence to the specified standards of quality and audit/ risk requirements.

Candidate’s Profile and Qualifications

  • A Bachelors degree, preferably in IT, Banking, Administration or Customer Service disciplines.
  • Above 3 years managerial background in incident, problem, compliant or service management operations.
  • Experience working in a 24/7 environment would be an added advantage.
  • Relevant experience in operations support functions, project management and quality improvement/initiatives.
  • Knowledge and working experience in help desk operations, contact center operations and/or customer care/service operations at head office or branch locations.
  • Understanding of banking and IT environment is an added advantage.
  • Understanding the disciplines of incident & problem change and call management functions.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Possess conflict resolution skills and familiar with multicultural conference discussions.
  • Ability to deliver consistent results under pressure.
  • Maintain a sense of urgency about solving problems and take appropriate and timely decisions and actions to achieve outcomes, while being diplomatic, tactful and tolerant in relaying and receiving information.
  • Ability to work with people across all levels of seniority.
  • Cultural sensitivity — allowing understanding of how business expectations differ in different cultural environments.
  • Performance driven and quality conscious.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to network effectively with other units within the business and within the team.
  • Effective coordination, and influencing skills, team work and leadership qualities.

Head of Performance Management

 
The Position


Reporting to the General Manager - Shared Services, the role holder will be in charge of driving strategic group performance through shared service value chain; value drivers being, cost-income ratio, cost and income rationalization and group CSF implementation.


Key Responsibilities


Cost Business Performance, Budget and Forecast

  • Understand cost drivers for subsidiaries so as to identify efficiency gains and set hard targets for cost saving.
  • Track and monitor month-on-month cost variances and ensure financial discipline.
  • Review actual business volumes against projections, analyze impact to resource requirements and cost base.
  • Engage subsidiary businesses and lead an effective budget & forecast process as per group guidelines.
  • Analyze business performance and initiatives, and highlight risks and opportunities. Assist business address risks to ensure committed financial outcome.
  • Produce a detailed group profitability review of existing products and new products.
  • Provide financial input for drafting of subsidiaries PAR reports.

Financial Management Reporting and Controls

  • Ensure timely & accurate reporting to group management.
  • Develop and manage the preparation of group management information reports for timely and accurate assessment of financial. performance.
  • Review and support business on group accounting policy & financial controls. This includes the consistent application of the transfer pricing and cost allocation methodologies.

Project Management

  • Through the Shared Service platform, support finance and business teams on various strategic projects assigned from time to time.
  • Assist in the evaluation of group projects (through pre and post implementation reviews) with specific value propositions, and in accordance with group and local guidelines.

Candidate’s Profile and Qualifications

  • A Bachelors and Masters degree in Business, or Accounting or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Professional Qualification - CIMA, CPA, ACCA.
  • Above 4 years working experience in the banking industry.
  • High level of computer literacy and understanding of business computing environments.
  • Knowledge of the banking practice and products.
  • Strong knowledge in management accounting principles.
  • Strong analytical skills and an eye for detail.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team builder.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • People management skills.
  • Executive presentation skills.
  • Financial analytical skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Anti Money Laundering Compliance Manager


The Position


The role holder will. provide key subject matter expertise and leadership on Anti Money Laundering and Sanctions Compliance to the Bank. He/she will manage the overall health and continued improvement of Anti Money Laundering and Sanctions Compliance programs and systems.


Key Responsibilities

  • To support the build, implementation and management of the regulatory risk, anti money laundering control and monitoring framework, facilitating compliance with relevant regulation and internal policy.
  • To effectively manage regulatory and anti money laundering risk by ensuring risks are identified, assessed, mitigated, monitored and reported in an effective manner.
  • To identify relevant emerging and upstream regulatory risks through the analysis of internal policy and regulations as well as driving improvements in the management of the Anti Money Laundering and Sanctions Compliance frameworks across the Bank, proactively identifying the need for adoption of controls to meet changes in the risk profile and optimize balance between risk and controls.
  • To provide continuous liaison, training and advisory support to business units within the Bank and to review and advise on new products and projects for conformance with relevant regulations and the Banks Anti Money Laundering and Sanctions Compliance programs.
  • To prepare internal and external compliance reports in regard to external and regulatory compliance issues on Anti Money Laundering and Sanctions Compliance.
  • To train and provide leadership to a team of AML analysts.
  • Candidate’s Profile and Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university.
  • 5 years wide range banking experience, 2 of which must be at a supervisory level at an Anti Money Laundering and Sanctions Compliance unit of a commercial bank.
  • Hands on experience using Anti Money Laundering and Sanctions Compliance systems.
  • Risk relevant professional qualifications such as ACAMS, FRM e.t.c will be an added advantage.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Ability

  • Effective communication, coordination, influencing skills, team work and leadership qualities.
  • Must have a proactive approach to continuous improvement.
  • Methodical analysis and problem solving skills including the ability to translate complex problems into actionable recommendations for decision making.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with a flexible approach to accept and champion change.
  • An awareness of operational risk assessment techniques and knowledge of systems processes and procedures adopted within risk management.
  • Conversant with compliance environments and regulatory requirements and developments.
  • Ability to work with people across all levels of seniority.

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application quoting the job you are applying for and a detailed Curriculum Vitae including your current remuneration, daytime telephone contact and email address to jobs@equitybank.co.ke by 24th May 2013.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer. 


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

The Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU) is non-governmental human rights and governance organization that seeks to promote human rights by advocating for legal and policy reforms, monitoring government adherence to human rights, rehabilitating victims of torture, forensic investigations, and documentation of torture cases for legal redress and capacity building of key
stakeholders.

Our mission is premised on the need ‘‘To Promote and Safeguard the Rights of all against Torture by Holding the State Accountable’’.
We wish to invite applications from highly competent, dynamic and result-oriented candidates to fill the following vacancies in the organization:
 
1. Assistant Programme Officer: Advocacy and Communications
 
2. Accounts and IT Assistant
 
3. Programme Officer: Psychological Rehabilitation
 
Assistant Programme Officer: Advocacy and Communications
 
Core Duties:
  • Manage and update the organizations website and social media 
  • Maintain and manage IMLU’s various databases 
  • Arrange timely responses to specific media enquiries and provide them with information regarding IMLU and its work 
  • Maintain, update and manage the organization’s resource center 
  • Review and monitor print, broadcast and on-line media coverage of IMLU.
Other Duties:
  • Assist the Programme Officer in the implementation of advocacy and communication functions
  • Assist in the coordination and facilitation of training programmes that support advocacy at all levels
  • Assist in the preparation of communication tools and materials: publications, reports, media releases, etc
  • Assist in the preparation and writing of project and donor reports
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of strong stakeholder partnerships.
Qualifications and Attributes:
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communication studies or any other relevant social science from a recognized university
  • Minimum of 1 year relevant professional experience, preferably in an NGO
  • Training and hands-on experience in ICT and social media networking
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in advocacy and communication on human rights and governance issues
  • Experience in working with the media in advocacy
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding networking and interpersonal skills
Accounts & IT Assistant
 
Key Responsibilities
 
Accounting responsibilities
  • Manage petty cash and monitor balance levels for timely replenishment
  • Verification of requests upon receipt for completeness and accuracy and processing of payments
  • Inventory/stock management of office consumables and organise re-order
  • Monitor cab usage, billing prepare and analyse its monthly spending reports
ICT Responsibilities
  • Maintain, and update as necessary, all hardware and software configurations to ensure optimum operations in all departments.
  • Backup all data regularly and ensure the network and emails are secure against viruses etc.
  • Support in developing and maintaining a programme’s client database in Access.
  • Assist in the procurement of new hardware and software and draw up technical specification of ICT equipment to be procured.
  • Support to regular servicing of the computers.
  • Any other task that may be delegated to you from time to time.
Required Qualifications
  • University degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration, Economics/Information Technology.
  • CPA Section 2
  • A Diploma in Information Technology
  • Working knowledge of computer packages MS Office with particular emphasis on MS Access.
  • At least 1 years’ relevant hands on experience
  • Ability to work in a team and with minimum supervision
Programme Officer – Psychological Rehabilitation
 
Programme Management
  • Lead in designing and implementation of rehabilitation and documentation interventions 
  • Lead in Development of Counseling work plans and budgets 
  • Coordination of network of counselors providing rehabilitation services 
  • Development of counseling documentation tools 
  • Ensuring effective documentation of all counseling activities 
  • Monitoring, evaluation and reporting of programme interventions in accordance to IMLU and grant requirements 
  • Fund raising
Rehabilitation 
  • Making preliminary psychological examination of torture survivors 
  • Making appointments and authorizing psychological rehabilitation of torture survivors 
  • Quality control of services provided by IMLU network counsellors 
  • Maintaining functional linkages between psychosocial and medical rehabilitation. 
  • Tracking all cases undergoing psychological rehabilitation and maintaining up to date data base
Required Qualifications
  • First degree in psychology or counseling
  • At least 3 years hands on experience in working in trauma situations using various trauma therapy methodologies 
  • At least two years experience in programme cycle management, Client handling skills, including ability to emphasize with victims of trauma 
  • Ability to organize work and prioritize tasks,
  • Experience in training of trauma counseling professionals 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Experience working with victims of torture and other forms of ill-treatment will be an added advantage
Employment at IMLU is on contractual terms and candidates ready for the challenge are encouraged to apply. 
All applications to be received by close of business Monday 27th May 2013. 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 
Send your application letter and CV, including your current salary, expected remuneration, three professional referees and day time telephone contacts to: jobs@imlu.org with the subject matter as above for the respective position.
Communication Manager


Our client International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is seeking to recruit a Communication Manager located in Nairobi with regional travel.


The job holder will be instrumental in raising IFAW awareness as the most effective international
animal welfare NGO.

Keys Tasks

  • Working with direction from, and in collaboration with, the Communications department at IFAW Headquarters to develop, implement and evaluate the EastAfrican communication budget and strategies.
  • Ensures that IFAW’s core messages and campaigns are highlighted in all forms of media.
  • Ensures that IFAW is well branded and pro-actively seek promotional opportunities.
  • Write, edit and/or oversee the production of communication collateral including advertising, media releases, local IFAW publications, online and social media content in collaboration with IFAW HQ.
  • Work collaboratively with regional media houses and other partner organisations whilst ensuring effective promotion of IFAW’s contribution to joint efforts.
  • Ensures effective media monitoring and timely production of media analysis reports.
  • Act as the primary source for news and supporter stories from the EastAfrican region for IFAW international, including assisting with a steady flow of blog updates from East African program staff.
  • Manage communications contractors and volunteers as required, especially videographers and photographers.
  • Work collaboratively with Philanthropy and Celebrity Engagement to supportVlP project visits.

Mínimum Job Requirements

  • Degree in communications, journalism or equivalent with five years of experience in media and communications, including strategic communications planning and budgeting.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of EastAfrican media and working in an international media environment.
  • An understanding of and commitment to animal welfare issues.
  • Experience of managing media campaigns that have changed attitudes, behaviour or legislation would be an advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Kiswahili and the ability to be creative and innovative
  • Availability out of office hours to manage breaking news stories and ensure IFAW responds to media inquiries.

If you are looking for a challenging career within the international NGO and you are up to the task, quoting job references on the email subject please email your application and resume to Aon_Rec@aon.co.ke no later than 22nd May 2013. 


Please be advised that IFAW is an equal opportunity employer.


E-mail applications to Aon_Rec@aon.co.ke no later than 22nd May 2013.

Ready for the next challenge
Henkel Beauty Care

Sales / Marketing Manager
 
Based in Nairobi, Kenya

Henkel’s cosmetic division holds leading market positions worldwide and its brand-name product business is continuously expanding.
In this fast-moving sector, success depends on constant innovation and high-quality products. 

You are ready to work in a challenging, but also glamorous and dynamic environment? 
If you share a passion for hair and beauty, this is the place to start your career.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Lead & Steer local functions together with the regional and global team to ensure achieving Henkel’s ambitious growth plan in this region.
  • Manage and energise a high performance marketing and sales team.
  • Development and implementation of marketing and sales plans to ensure that the most profitable mix of strategies is used to achieve SBU objectives.
  • Create aggregate analysis of marketing data across all divisions to enable informed and accurate decision making on marketing spend across various media.
Who we are looking for:
  • You have an excellent university degree in business administration.
  • You have a minimum of 5 years experience in Marketing, Brand Management & Key Account Management, preferably in a FMCG environment.
  • You have strong analytical abilities
  • You are an excellent communicator, with strong negotiation skills and exhibit creativity and innovation.
  • You are willing to travel extensively in the East Africa region
  • You have excellent people and management skills to interact with colleagues and cross-functional teams.
If this sounds like your next challenge and you meet the required qualifications send your application by 24th May via email to: info.kenya@henkel.com

Or mail your application to:

The Managing Director. 
Henkel Kenya Ltd.
P.O. Box 40050 
Nairobi 00100
Kenya
Norbrook Laboratories Limited is one of the world’s leading companies within the Pharmaceutical Industry with a reputation for achieving results within a competitive market place. 
The Following vacancy has arisen in our facility in Karuri, Kenya.
 
Job Title: Warehouse Manager
 
Job description:
  • Assume responsibility for stocks and operation of the busy warehouse
  • Ensure all appropriate records are generated and maintained.
  • Ensure planning, coordinating and monitoring the receipt, cycle count and dispatch of goods
  • Ensure proper housekeeping, safety and custody and hygiene in the warehouse.
  • To carry out any other duties as may be required by the management from time to time.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree or Higher Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies from a reputable institution
Skills
  • 3-5years managerial experience in a busy warehouse is a must
  • Excellent numeracy and IT skills. Sound knowledge of using spreadsheets and specialized databases for warehousing purposes
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to plan, organize and implement to completion work schedules
  • Calm, flexible and positive approach
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
If you are interested in the above position and feel you have the necessary qualifications and experience, send an up-to-date curriculum vitae to:
 
The Human Resource Department
Norbrook Kenya Limited
Old Limuru Road, Karuri
P.O. Box 1287 – 00606
Sarit Center, Nairobi
 
Closing Date for receipt of applications is 17th May 2013. 
Those who had applied earlier need not re-apply.
Career Opportunities at Equity Bank 2013

Equity Bank is the regions leading Bank 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 foot-print in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Southern Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to more than 8 million customers - the largest customer base in Africa. 
Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the roles outlined below:

1. Service Delivery Manager
 
The Position
 
Reporting to the General Manager - Shared Services, the role holder will own and drive services proposition and provision through management of agreed
 
service level agreements.
Key Responsibilities
  • To lead and take ownership of issues reported at the Service Desk (Help Desk) for Kenya and Subsidiaries.
  • To drive the resumption of disrupted services and identify immediate recovery/workaround plan for business to resume service.
  • To manage the expectation of key stakeholders at the time of incident/service disruption via effective communication handling and notification messages.
  • To participate in relevant discussions and reviews on problems/incidents and contribute in achieving faster resumption time and root cause findings.
  • To drive continuous quality improvement by developing cost-effective and risk mitigating solutions to create workaround/recovery and minimize service impact (i.e. financial, reputational, risk etc).
  • Track progress and own any outstanding high severity incidents/service descriptions and drive the checkpoint discussions for resumption and recovery.
  • Ensure relevant stakeholders are well engaged and be the key escalation point for stakeholders to address issues on critical incidents.
  • Effective and constant engagement with team members/colleagues in order to achieve set performance targets for issues reported at Service Desk.
  • Facilitate any knowledge gathering and sharing on critical systems/services to better improve incident and issue management activities.
  • Surface business issues affecting the overall solution and manage implementation of any remedial action.
  • Ensure process risk mitigations and deliverables are in line with audit requirements.
  • Adherence to the specified standards of quality and audit/ risk requirements.
Candidate’s Profile and Qualifications
  • A Bachelors degree, preferably in IT. Banking, Administration or Customer Service disciplines.
  • Above 3 years managerial background in incident, problem, compliant or service management operations.
  • Experience working in a 24/7 environment would be an added advantage.
  • Relevant experience in operations support functions, project management and quality improvement/initiatives.
  • Knowledge and working experience in help desk operations, contact center operations and/or customer care/service operations at head office or branch locations.
  • Understanding of banking and IT environment is an added advantage.
  • Understanding the disciplines of incident & problem change and call management functions.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Ability
  • Possess conflict resolution skills and familiar with multicultural conference discussions.
  • Ability to deliver consistent results under pressure.
  • Maintain a sense of urgency about solving problems and take appropriate and timely decisions and actions to achieve outcomes, while being diplomatic, tactful and tolerant in relaying and receiving information.
  • Ability to work with people across all levels of seniority.
  • Cultural sensitivity — allowing understanding of how business expectations differ in different cultural environments.
  • Performance driven and quality conscious.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to network effectively with other units within the business and within the team.
  • Effective coordination, and influencing skills, team work and leadership qualities.
2. Head of Performance Management
 
The Position
 
Reporting to the General Manager - Shared Services, the role holder will be in charge of driving strategic group performance through shared service value chain; value drivers being, cost-income ratio, cost and income rationalization and group CSF implementation.

Key Responsibilities
 
Cost, Business Performance, Budget and Forecast
  • Understand cost drivers for subsidiaries so as to identify efficiency gains and set hard targets for cost saving.
  • Track and monitor month-on--month cost variances and ensure financial discipline.
  • Review actual business volumes against projections, analyze impact to resource requirements and cost base.
  • Engage subsidiary businesses and lead an effective budget & forecast process as per group guidelines.
  • Analyze business performance and initiatives, and highlight risks and opportunities. Assist business address risks to ensure committed financial outcome.
  • Produce a detailed group profitability review of existing products and new products.
  • Provide financial input for drafting of subsidiaries PAR reports.
Financial Management Reporting and Controls
  • Ensure timely & accurate reporting to group management.
  • Develop and manage the preparation of group management information reports for timely and accurate assessment of financial performance.
  • Review and support business on group accounting policy & financial controls. This includes the consistent application of the transfer pricing and cost allocation methodologies.
Project Management
  • Through the Shared Service platform, support finance and business teams on various strategic projects assigned from time to time.
  • Assist in the evaluation of group projects (through pre and post implementation reviews) with specific value propositions, and in accordance with group and local guidelines.
Candidate’s Profile and Qualifications
  • A Bachelors and Masters degree in Business, or Accounting or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Professional Qualification - CIMA, CPA, ACCA.
  • Above 4 years working experience in the banking industry.
  • High level of computer literacy and understanding of business computing environments.
  • Knowledge of the banking practice and products.
  • Strong knowledge in management accounting principles.
  • Strong analytical skills and an eye for detail.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team builder.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Ability
  • People management skills.
  • Executive presentation skills.
  • Financial analytical skills.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
3. Anti Money Laundering Compliance Manager
 
The Position
 
The role holder will provide key subject matter expertise and leadership on Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance to the Bank. 
He/she will manage the overall health and continued improvement of Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance programs and systems.

Key Responsibilities
  • To support the build, implementation and management of the regulatory risk, anti money laundering control and monitoring framework, facilitating compliance with relevant regulation and internal policy.
  • To effectively manage regulatory and anti money laundering risk by ensuring risks are identified, assessed, mitigated, monitored and reported in an effective manner.
  • To identify relevant emerging and upstream regulatory risks through the analysis of internal policy and regulations as well as driving improvements in the management of the Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance frameworks across the Bank, proactively identifying the need for adoption of controls to meet changes in the risk profile and optimize balance between risk and controls.
  • To provide continuous liaison, training and advisory support to business units within the Bank and to review and advise on new products and projects for conformance with relevant regulations and the Banks Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance programs.
  • To prepare internal and external compliance reports in regard to external and regulatory compliance issues on Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance.
  • To train and provide leadership to a team of AML analysts.
Candidates Profile and Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized university.
  • 5 years wide range banking experience, 2 of which must be at a supervisory level at an Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance unit of a commercial bank.
  • Hands on experience using Anti Money laundering and Sanctions Compliance systems.
  • Risk relevant professional qualifications such as ACAMS, FRM e.t.c will be an added advantage.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Ability
  • Effective communication, coordination, influencing skills, team work and leadership qualities.
  • Must have a proactive approach to continuous improvement.
  • Methodical analysis and problem solving skills including the ability to translate complex problems into actionable recommendations for decision making.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with a flexible approach to accept and champion change.
  • An awareness of operational risk assessment techniques and knowledge of systems processes and procedures adopted within risk management.
  • Conversant with compliance environments and regulatory requirements and developments.
  • Ability to work with people across all levels of seniority.
If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application quoting the job you are applying for and a detail.ed Curriculum Vitae including your current remuneration, daytime telephone contact and email address to jobs@equitybank.co.ke by 24th May 2013.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
Equity Bank is an equal opportunity employer. 
We value the diversity of individuals, ideas, perspectives, insights and values, and what they bring to the workplace.
Job Role: Reporting to the Sales Representative, the Salesman / Lady will ensure New KCC products are available in the market at all times.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Build customers base with a view of growing market share
  • Negotiate and process sales orders, deliver products on time and collect crates where applicable and return them to the depot on a daily basis
  • Reconcile orders with stocks and cash received and clear everyday ready for the market the following day
  • Prepare sales route and market intelligence report daily
Minimum Qualifications:
  • A minimum of a diploma in Business Administration or Sales & Marketing from a recognized institution or its equivalent
  • 1-3 years ‘experience in Sales & Marketing preferably in FMCG.
  • Valid Driving license B C E class
  • Computer literate
  • Valid Certificate of Good conduct
If you meet the above minimum requirements please send your application, copies of certificates, testimonial, 3 referees (two must be from previous employer) daytime phone contact to reach the undersigned not later than 16th May 2013.

Chief Manager, Human Resource and Administration
New Kenya Co-operative Creameries limited
P.O Box 30131 – 00100 GPO
Nairobi

New KCC is an equal opportunity employer.

Republic of Kenya

County Government of Kakamega
 
Office of the Governor
 
Design of Kakamega County Flag, Coat of Arms, Slogan and Public Seal

In line with the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the County Government Act No 17 of 2012, section (4) we wish to invite the public to participate in the design of county government of Kakamega Flag, Court of Arms and slogan and Public Seal.
 
To Note: The above stated county symbols are not to be the same as or bear a likeliness or similarity to the national symbols
  • The designs should not infringe on any copyright and hence, the designers will indemnify the County Government of Kakamega against any such infringement
  • The winning designs will win cash prizes, courtesy of County Government of Kakamega
  • The County Government of Kakamega performs functions as provided for in schedule 46 of the constitution of Kenya.
Eligibility
 
Entrants must be Kenyan Citizens. Residents of Kakamega County including students are encouraged to participate. 
However, if a student wins the cash prizes, the same will be paid through the guardian or school administration.
 
Guidelines
 
(i) Submission of the designs must be in both hard and soft copies
 
(ii) Entrants must not submit more than one entry in each category
 
(iii) There is no participation fee
 
(iv) Once a winner has been selected and awarded, the County Government of Kakamega shall retain copyright and intellectual property rights.
 
Prizes
 
The winners of each category will be announced through the press; and will be awarded as follows:
 
(a) County Government of Kakamega Coat of Arms and slogan: winner cash prize of Kshs. 100,000, first runner up Kshs. 50,000 and second runner up Kshs. 25,000
 
(b) County Government of Kakamega flag: winner cash prize of Kshs. 100,000, first runner up Kshs. 50,000 and second runner up Kshs. 25,000
 
(c) County Government of Kakamega Seal: Winner cash prize of Kshs. 75,000, first runner up Kshs. 40,000 and second runner up Kshs. 20,000.
 
The design enclosed in plain sealed envelops marked “DESIGN OF KAKAMEGA COUNTY FLAG, COAT OF ARMS AND SLOGAN AND PUBLIC SEAL” should be dropped at the Interim County Secretary’s offices at the County Headquarters (former Town Hall) Kakamega Or address to:
 
The County Secretary
Kakamega County Government
P.O. Box 36 – 50100
Kakamega
 
So as to reach by 24th May, 2013 at 12:00 Noon
Our client International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is seeking to recruit a Communication Manager located in Nairobi with regional travel.
 
The job holder will be instrumental in raising IFAW awareness as the most effective international animal welfare NGO.
 
Keys Tasks
  • Working with direction from, and in collaboration with, the Communications department at IFAW Headquarters to develop, implement and evaluate the East African communication budget and strategies.
  • Ensures that IFAW’s core messages and campaigns are highlighted in all forms of media.
  • Ensures that IFAW is well branded and pro-actively seek promotional opportunities.
  • Write, edit and/or oversee the production of communication collateral including advertising, media releases, local IFAW publications, online and social media content in collaboration with IFAW HQ.
  • Work collaboratively with regional media houses and other partner organisations whilst ensuring effective promotion of IFAW’s contribution to joint efforts.
  • Ensures effective media monitoring and timely production of media analysis reports.
  • Act as the primary source for news and supporter stories from the EastAfrican region for IFAW international, including assisting with a steady flow of blog updates from East African program staff.
  • Manage communications contractors and volunteers as required, especially videographers and photographers.
  • Work collaboratively with Philanthropy and Celebrity Engagement to support VlP project visits.
Minimum Job Requirements
  • Degree in communications, journalism or equivalent with five years of experience in media and communications, including strategic communications planning and budgeting.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of EastAfrican media and working in an international media environment.
  • An understanding of and commitment to animal welfare issues.
  • Experience of managing media campaigns that have changed attitudes, behaviour or legislation would be an advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Kiswahili and the ability to be creative and innovative
  • Availability out of office hours to manage breaking news stories and ensure IFAW responds to media inquiries.
If you are looking for a challenging career within the international NGO and you are up to the task, quoting job references on the email subject please email your application and resume to Aon_Rec@aon.co.ke no later than 22nd May 20 I 3. 
Please be advised that IFAW is an equal opportunity employer.
E-mail applications to Aon_Rec@aon.co.ke no later than 22nd May 2013.
Ipsos Synovate

Can you deliver a first class service?


A promising and exciting career awaits you to join the winning team...

Ipsos is an innovative, entrepreneurial, client-focused organisation, providing research services to clients on a global basis. 
We set ourselves high standards and aim to work collaboratively in partnership with our teams in order to service our clients most effectively.
 
We are a prime source of holistic market information services that enhance planning and decision making in the Private, NGO and Public Sectors across sub-Saharan Africa. 
We are an integrated media research & media monitoring, social and market research company providing evidence and insights which inform and advise on a wide range of business and social issues.

Senior Research Executive - Kenya

This role exists to manage and execute research projects in a manner that ensures client satisfaction.
 
The role holder manages and oversees multiple projects, ensuring that the work standards are of a high quality, deadlines are met and that projects are completed within budget. 
The role holder is also responsible for day to day client liaison in terms of queries and feedback.

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • A relevant University Degree
  • A minimum of 3 years continuous experience in market research
  • Solid knowledge of market research services and tools (preferably with an emphasis on quantitative custom research, but having both quantitative and qualitative experience will be an advantage)
  • Knowledgeable on industry issues
  • Knowledge and experience in preparing budgets and cost management
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage time effectively
  • Excellent leadership and project management skills
  • Strong Analytical skills, Training skills and Delegation skills
  • Excellent computing skills especially in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
If you are this person, then you are right for us and we are right for you!
 
Please email a CV and covering letter explaining why you are interested in this position to careers-ke@ipsos.com.
 
Applications will not be considered if covering letter is not attached. 
Include “Senior Research Executive” in the cover letter and email subject header.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
Deadline for application: 15th May 2013, 5pm

For more information on Ipsos-Synovate please visit: www.ipsos.com
Ipsos Synovate

Can you deliver a first class service?


A promising and exciting career awaits you to join the winning team...

Ipsos is an innovative, entrepreneurial, client-focused organisation, providing research services to clients on a global basis. 
We set ourselves high standards and aim to work collaboratively in partnership with our teams in order to service our clients most effectively.
 
We are a prime source of holistic market information services that enhance planning and decision making in the Private, NGO and Public Sectors across sub-Saharan Africa. 
We are an integrated media research & media monitoring, social and market research company providing evidence and insights which inform and advise on a wide range of business and social issues.

Research Manager - Kenya

The role mainly is a technical market research role with staff management and business development tasks. 
The Research Manager is responsible for developing and strengthening relationships with current and potential clients by being the acknowledged expert in their field.
 
The holder of the position assists the management and leadership of the research team in staff development, creating efficiencies within the system, ensure staff continuity, and build capacity for research across different skill levels and in multiple markets in Africa.

Required Knowledge and Skills
  • First Degree (Bachelors degree) with upper second class honours and a minimum of 5 years of relevant research experience at executive level.
  • Masters degree an added advantage
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English and strong communication and influencing skills with proven ability to effectively communicate insights to all levels of the business in a practical, user friendly and meaningful way
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to turn data into actionable intelligence / insights
  • Strong research relationships and networks
  • Sound knowledge of interpreting and analyzing information
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word and SPSS and other survey analysis systems like Quantum
  • Able to work within a multi-cultural environment
  • Understanding of systems and processes
  • Ability to work and deliver under pressure
  • Good management and supervisory skills
  • Good people skills and good organizational skills
  • Time, costing and project management skills
  • Self driven, results orientated, shows exceptional initiative and is focused on quality and cost efficiency
  • Mature, credible and comfortable in dealing with clients
If you are this person, then you are right for us and we are right for you!
 
Please email a CV and covering letter explaining why you are interested in this position to careers-ke@ipsos.com.
 
Applications will not be considered if covering letter is not attached. Include “Research Manager” in the cover letter and email subject header.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 
Deadline for application: 15th May 2013, 5pm

For more information on Ipsos-Synovate please visit: www.ipsos.com
Human Resource and Administration Supervisor

Our client, a beer distributor seeks a highly qualified person to fill the above position.

Main Purpose of the Job
 
To guide and supervise the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs.

Field of Responsibilities
 
Personnel Administration
  • Facilitate all personnel administration of employees from recruitment to separation.
  • Ensure all employee information and personnel files are up-to-date.
  • Issue out all necessary documentations for employee recruitment.
  • Manage Human Resource Information Systems– Time Management, Payroll, Daily Attendance Register and leave.
  • Review and maintain Human Resource Information tracking system that captures key information pertaining to HR administration, records and data on HR communication.
  • Guide management and employees on interpretation of HR policies and procedures.
  • Co-ordinate all Occupational Safety and Health activities through monthly inspections and make recommendations (where necessary) to management.
  • Frequent on internal and on job training to ensure that they are competent to handle all the duties (capacity building).
  • Oversees monitors and manages the work and ongoing development Human Resources staff.
  • Conducts a continuing study of all Human Resources policies, programs, and practices to keep management informed of new developments.
Requirement(s)
 
Professional: A minimum Diploma  Human Resource Management
 
Experience: Have worked in a similar position for at least 4 year
 
Other Skills: Training /Counseling

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 Box 5351-00200,Nairobi.
 
Emails: robinson@frank-mgt.com and cc to frankmconsult@yahoo.com
Department: Marketing.
 
Position: Commercial Manager
Reporting To: Managing Director.
 
Company Profile: 
Our client is a local based company that provides services in the Container Freight Station operations (CFS): Cargo logistics, Transport, Warehousing, Collateral Management and Shipping.
They seek to recruit a commercial manager who has had previous exposure in the clearing and forwarding market.
 
Job Purpose: To develop, establish and maintain marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives through effective management of the Marketing Department.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overall leadership and management of the Marketing Team through periodic performance evaluation and reward system.
  • Coordinate all marketing activities and functions.
  • Develop, operate and maintain commercial systems and procedures that meet the company objectives.
  • Identify new business opportunities through formulation of workable sales and marketing strategies.
  • Conduct market research for continuous improvement to determine market requirements of existing and future products.
  • Analyze customer research to enhance relationships, current market conditions and competitor information.
  • Develop and manage the productivity of the marketing plans.
  • Monitor, review and report on all marketing activities, targets and results to the top management in relation to the business.
  • Formulate and monitor the marketing budget by coordinating with internal management through cost control.
Education
  • Bachelors Degree from a recognized institution.
  • Masters Degree in Business related field will be an added advantage and desirable.
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing.
Desired Skills and Competencies
  • Good and strong managerial skills for setting of clear and structured expectations.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Computer and IT skills.
  • Basic Accounting and analytical skills.
  • Innovative and team player.
Experience: Minimum 5 years experience in marketing clearing and forwarding services and branding.

To apply email recruitkenya@kimberly-ryan.net
Department: Marketing.
 
Position: Commercial Manager
Reporting To: Managing Director.
 
Company Profile: 
Our client is a local based company that provides services in the Container Freight Station operations (CFS): Cargo logistics, Transport, Warehousing, Collateral Management and Shipping.
They seek to recruit a commercial manager who has had previous exposure in the clearing and forwarding market.
 
Job Purpose: To develop, establish and maintain marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives through effective management of the Marketing Department.
 
Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Overall leadership and management of the Marketing Team through periodic performance evaluation and reward system.
  • Coordinate all marketing activities and functions.
  • Develop, operate and maintain commercial systems and procedures that meet the company objectives.
  • Identify new business opportunities through formulation of workable sales and marketing strategies.
  • Conduct market research for continuous improvement to determine market requirements of existing and future products.
  • Analyze customer research to enhance relationships, current market conditions and competitor information.
  • Develop and manage the productivity of the marketing plans.
  • Monitor, review and report on all marketing activities, targets and results to the top management in relation to the business.
  • Formulate and monitor the marketing budget by coordinating with internal management through cost control.
Education
  • Bachelors Degree from a recognized institution.
  • Masters Degree in Business related field will be an added advantage and desirable.
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing.
Desired Skills and Competencies
  • Good and strong managerial skills for setting of clear and structured expectations.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Computer and IT skills.
  • Basic Accounting and analytical skills.
  • Innovative and team player.
Experience: Minimum 5 years experience in marketing clearing and forwarding services and branding.

To apply email recruitkenya@kimberly-ryan.net
Job Description: Project Associate

Background

 
Jacaranda Health is a social venture that aims to set a new standard for maternity care in East Africa. We are combining business and clinical innovations to provide affordable maternity and reproductive health services to low-income urban women. 
We have currently have one In/Outpatient maternity hospital at Ruiru and are currently expanding to other locations in the region. 
We strive to be a data-driven company which improves its operational efficiency through informed decision making on the costs and pricing mechanisms in the health care market.

Job Summary
 
We are seeking for a Projects Associate to work with our Director of Business Operations in a wide array of growth oriented tasks. 
The candidate will be key in handling a fairly wide range of administrative tasks in various projects as described below and will be able to work independently with little or no supervision. 

Responsibilities
 
We are open to candidates with a range of different experiences and qualifications. 
The key responsibilities for this position are;
  • Develop the key objectives to be achieved in a project, and assign realistic timelines to these steps
  • Represent Jacaranda Health to external audiences (e.g., property managers, government stakeholders, community leaders) and convey our objectives and needs effectively
  • Compile key information from other health facilities, clients, and other sources and summarize for Jacaranda management
  • Support the Director of Business Operations and other members of the Jacaranda team on special projects
  • Coordinate real estate search processes and the ensuing negotiations
  • Work with other areas of Jacaranda operations (e.g., Marketing, Community Partnerships, Clinical Operations) on targeted projects
  • Additional duties as assigned
Requirements:
  • College Graduate, Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • The ideal Candidate should be  have proficient computer skills with in-depth knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), project management skills, good communication skills, negotiation skills, organizational and planning skills, data gathering skills, problem solving and analysis, excellent judgment and decision making ability, initiative,  flexible and a team player.
  • We need individuals who are passionate about maternal health care, excited about working in the community, and can work independently with minimal supervision.
To Apply;
 
Interested candidates may apply by:
 
1. Completing the online form available by clicking here: Project Associate Application Form - May 2013 or by pasting this link into your web browser: http://goo.gl/8gH98  
 
2. After completing the application form, please send your current CV to jobs@jacarandahealth.org.

Only applicants that have completed the online form as well as submitted their CVs by May 31, 2013 will be considered. 
No calls please.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications received, we will be unable to confirm all submissions.

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