Real Estate Marketing Representative 
(Salary 30,000-35,000 + Commission)

Our client is a real estate firm based in Lavington and is looking for Real Estate Marketing Representative.

Job Purpose:  
Responsible for marketing the organizations’ services and bringing in new business. 
They will also be responsible for marketing vacancies in properties managed by the organizations’ and for assisting in branding and client relations management.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supporting the implementation of a branding and marketing strategy
  • Provide information for updating the website and creating marketing material
  • Marketing the organization service, vacant units for rent or units for sale
  • Identifying and proposing to potential clients for new business
  • Work with the existing marketing plans established
  • Ensuring client feedback is received and following up on action required
  • Carrying out other related tasks as might be required from time to time
  • Write daily reports for clients visited
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree or Higher Diploma in Marketing or similar
  • At least 2 years of proven experience working as a marketer
  • Must have proven experience in the real estate sector
  • A competent user of the Internet, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel
  • Must be able to operate computers and other office machines such as printers, scanners, fax, copier, telephones
  • Good communication, both oral and written
  • Good influencing and negotiating skills
  • Good organisation and administrative skills
  • A strong team player
  • Ability to perform with minimal supervision
  • Ability to adopt a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business
  • Must be a person of high integrity
  • Articulate and self confident
  • Professional and highly motivated
  • Ability to manage assigned tasks in a proactive and efficient manner
  • Adaptable and able to work in an environment of fluctuating workloads
  • Must display a high degree of emotional maturity
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke, indicating the title (Real Estate Marketing Representative (Salary 30-35k + Commission) on the subject line before the 2nd of July 2013.

Please note your current salary on your application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We are a general insurance company looking for skilled, results-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic, passionate and extroverted persons each with a “can-do” attitude to fill the following positions:
 
Job Title: Direct Sales Representatives
 
Department: Marketing & Business Development
 
Report to: Assistant Manager - Sales
 
Overall Responsibility
 
To grow the business of the company through selling of the company products
 
Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities
  • Direct sales of the Company’s various insurance products to meet (or exceed) production targets
  • Establish, maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers
  • Arranging meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business
  • Acting as an intermediary between the company and its existing and potential markets
  • Gathering market and customer information
  • General customer service that arise in the course of duty
Job Requirements
  • Degree or diploma in a business-related field
  • Certificate of Proficiency is an added advantage
  • A minimum of 1 years experience in sales
  • Strong, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • High integrity & high motivation
Do your qualifications and experience match those listed above? 
Then it is YOU we’re looking for! 
Apply NOW by sending your application letter and updated CV to kaziafrica2012@gmail.com 
Please note that applications shall be reviewed on a first-come, first served basis, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
~We are an equal opportunity employer ~
Processing Plant Assistant Manager
Company Description

Sanergy is a social venture that builds a sustainable sanitation network throughout Nairobi's slums, by creating a network of local entrepreneurs who run small-scale sanitation centers. 
We provide affordable, accessible and hygienic sanitation services to individuals, thereby making a valuable contribution to their communities. 
We collect and convert the waste from our network of toilets into valuable by-products such as fertilizer and energy.

Role & Responsibilities

The Processing Plant Assistant Manager is in charge with overseeing and operating the treatment plant for organic waste. 
This includes work planning/ performance management, human resource and facility management, inventory and budget management, process improvement as well as cross-team communication and collaboration. 
The Processing Plant Assistant Manager reports directly to the Engineering Operaitons Manager and is in charge of the Processing Team Supervisors.

Key Accountabilities

Work planning/ performance management
  • Develop shift plans on a monthly basis and work plans on a weekly basis and ensure that they are adhered to and tasks are performed satisfactorily and on time
  • Provide instructions to the Team Supervisor during weekly work plan meetings
  • Evaluate and complete performance appraisals of Waste Processing Team employees
Human resource and facility management
  • Ensure that all waste is processed using appropriate means in the most safe and efficient manner possible
  • Develop, implement, monitor and evaluate occupational and environmental health and safety regulations
  • Develop, implement, continuously evaluate and update work instructions
  • Responsible for striving for and meeting Key Performance Indicators developed for Waste Processing
  • Interview, hire and train new staff required for waste processing
  • Maintain discipline, high morale and good personnel relations among the team
  • Interpret monitoring data, troubleshoot problems and develop and implement solutions to improve current treatment process
  • Interpret laboratory data for compost boxes and windrows
  • Establish and conduct quality control of finished product
  • Support Processing Team Supervisor in treatment of waste, ordering and provision of equipment and manpower needed
  • Focus on continuous improvement process  through most effective usage of manpower and equipment
  • Implement research experiments
Plant inspection
  • Oversee waste treatment plant staff as well as development of the site and its operations
  • Prepare and complete routine maintenance inspections of plant facility and equipment and  ensure that the facility is kept in good order
  • Ensure malfunctioning equipment is repaired in order to provide a safe working environment.
Inventory and budget management
  • Track and record expenses daily and submit budget on time
  • Ensure requests for MPESA payments are submitted for approval on time
  • Bi-weekly submission of petty cash expenses
Cross- team communication and collaboration
  • Provide assistance to other teams in hosting trainings and site visits
  • Attend all scheduled meetings and company functions as required
  • Undertake other assigned duties and projects as required
Requirements
  • Computer skills: MS office, Email, Internet  and preferably, Salesforce
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Strong in problem solving and analytical thinking
  • Detail and results oriented
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering or Equivalent, with a minimum of an Upper Second Class Honours
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience as a supervisor or manager
 If you are interested and believe that you possess the necessary skills and background, please submit your application online
Kenafric Industries Limited
 
Position: Van Sales Rep – Confectionery Division – Machakos / Embu / Kakamega
 
Mandatory Requirements: Prior Exp in the above Towns for FMCG
 
Reporting To: Area Sales Manager
 
Purpose of the Position
 
To provide delivery and merchandising service to a prescribed plan, developing and maintaining an excellent customer service record at all times. 
This role should take pride in the delivery of goods to the customer whilst making the process as simple and flexible as possible.

Main Responsibilities
  • Deliver product on a regular basis determined by a delivery plan and set route to a specific set of customers within the agreed window of time.
  • Establish and maintain excellent customer relationships by providing an efficient, reliable, friendly and courteous service to all customers
  • Maintain the highest standard of service by maintaining the required supply of stock to ensure a 100% service level through full fixtures with no ‘stock outs’ as per the agreed customer service level package (Including Merchandising Plano-gram / counting stock / replenish / collect Sale or Return products) to the highest standard.
  • Complete all required paperwork for the Business and for the Customer accurately and in full in line with the agreed company standard.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and maintain up to date information regarding new initiatives, prices, promotions, new product listings and product de-lists.
  • Pick orders accurately from the van against the picking list and ensure they are checked and signed for by each customer
  • Provide information and feedback to the Area sales Manager, on Customer requirements and competitor activity on your route
You Will Responsible/Accountable For:-
  • The goods loaded into the back of your van, both in terms of the condition of these goods which must be in pristine condition and ready for sale and for accountability for stock take purposes.
  • Targets of the month (volume, distribution)
  • Cash collection on a daily basis
  • Bad debts
  • The correct use of and maintenance of all equipment supplied by the company.
  • The safe handling and maintenance of the company vehicle to include all daily checks for oil, water, tyre pressures etc., as well as the cleanliness of the exterior and cab.
  • Completing all of the “end day” tasks as required and any other duties as may be required by the company from time to time.
Required Qualifications
  • Must have completed Secondary education -KCSE- C plain
  • Diploma in relevant field is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 3years in sales
  • Clean Driving Licence –Class BCE
  • Good understanding of basic computer skills
  • Demonstrable customer service skills/relationship building
  • Experience within a High Street Retailing sales environment
Key Competencies and Skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Dynamic and flexible
  • Relationship builder
  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Ability to read and understand reports
  • Ability to work in a team
Kenafric Industries Limited is an equal opportunity employer

Send your CV to recruit@kenafricind.com

Accountant  
Salary 60,000-70,000k

Our client is seeking to recruit an Accountant for their organization.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Establish internal controls by recommending policies and procedure to be adopted
  • Handle statutory returns
  • Assist in payroll preparations
  • http://www.careerpointkenya.com/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/img/trans.gifHelp in the preparation of Budgets
  • Preparations and reviewing of income statements and statement of financial positions and give quarterly financial forecast
  • Assist in Audit preparation work
  • Maintain accounting records and reconciliation controls of approved budgets
  • Cost accounting
  • Facilitate stocktaking activities
  • Any other duty assigned from time to time
Required Qualifications
  • A minimum of Diploma in accounting
  • Preferred CPA section 2 or equivalent
  • At least 3 years experience in accounting
  • Must be proficient in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office
  • Suitable candidate should be of unquestionable integrity
  • They should also be dynamic and a team player
  • Should also have experience in internal auditing
  • Be experience in all areas of accounting
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a pressurized environment
  • Have high good attention to detail
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke , indicating the title (Accountant Salary 60-70k) on the subject line before the 2nd of July 2013.

Please indicate your current salary on the application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client is an international training solutions provider that offers end-to-end learning and skill-building solutions that impact business performance through enhanced employee productivity, customer profitability and effective talent transformation. 
With the company expanding to several countries in Africa, our client wishes to recruit a several positions to manage its training interventions in Administration and Sales. 
The following are the positions to be filled.

Human Resource Manager


The position will be responsible for ensuring that the training and personnel requirements for the region for both sales and service are met as per the training needs identified. They will also act as a key contact between the central team and regional training resources.

Main Responsibilities

The candidate will be expected to carry out responsibilities in line with their job title. 
These responsibilities include:
  • Giving strategic direction to the training needs of a region.
  1. Utilizing in-depth understanding of the core purpose of training at regional level and devise training strategy accordingly.
  2. Closely collaborating with business at the regional as well as the local operating country level so that both the sides are on the same platform in identifying and addressing training needs.
  3. Managing manpower challenges of the organization based on an understanding of the region and design the training calendar accordingly
  4. Reviewing existing strategies on periodic basis to make changes and modifications as and when necessary.
  • Effective training execution.
  1. Responsible for effective and seamless implementation of the training plan
  2. Working along with the Sales and admin head to finalize the content and training execution guidelines.
  3. Working in alignment with the HR team of the client to design, plan and execute training effectively.
  4. Analyzing the training reports and tracking the progress made through training interventions.
  5. Identifying areas of further improvement through delivery, content modification or training design.
  6. Responsible for the number of Training man days in accordance to the training calendar and agreed upon at each Operating country as well as budgets, cost and profit.
  7. Responsible for establishing a Management Information System for the region handled.
  • Performance, people and process management.
  1. Responsible for performance and growth of the people reporting into him through skill enhancement by putting them through training workshops.
  2. Creating growth channels for his team members and hand hold them in their endeavors from time to time.
  3. Creating and audit the processes followed at each Operating Country within the region to ensure that there are no gaps and process is complied to.
  4. Managing Reward and Recognition at the Regional level
  5. Responsible for manpower recruitment at the regional level along with the Sales Head as well as with the  managers of the client.
  • Strategizing the training needs at the Operating Country as well as the Regional level.
  • Finalizing the training calendar at the Operating Country and the Regional level
  • Skill Building of client and sales trainers in the region.
  • Deciding on the Reward & Recognition Program
Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate should possess the following:
  • Relevant Post Graduate/MBA Degree
  • Total experience of more than 5 years of handling all functions of HR or training in a medium to a large sized organization preferably in a telecom/FMCG industry.
  • Expert in MS - Office
The successful candidate should also possess the following personal attributes:
  • Strong Communication Skills – Both written and spoken
  • People’s person who has the ability to create bonds easily and quickly
  • Good Presentation Skills
  • Execution and Operational Expertise
  • Ability to engage and build relations with multiple stakeholders, including trainers, line and direct  managers and others
Content Writer (Temp)

The candidate will be expected to carry out responsibilities in line with their job title. 
The main responsibility in line with the job title is Creation and customization of Content as per the business and people requirement of the Operating country. 
This will be achieved by:
  • Understanding and studying the business challenges and the market reality of the region operating in. Should be able to create effective content on Product, Process and Skills for the Sales staff working at different levels.
  • Updating knowledge on operating country’s laws and regulation so as to create content accordingly which helps the sales staff to sell products and service clients while complying with the local laws.
  • Getting an in-depth understanding of the training requirements of the sales staff so as to create the content accordingly.
  • Updating knowledge about the competition, company products, pricing and the industry so as create a useful and effective content.
  • Aligning with Sales trainers to get the feedback on the training program conducted so that relevant changes can be made.
  • Constructing learning solutions while ensuring quality norms and creating facilitator and participant guides as well as other training material.
  • Conducting field study as and when required to obtain ground level data and pilot programs and Train the trainers for trainers on the content
Minimum Requirements:
  • The successful candidate should possess the following:
  • Have a Post Graduate/MBA/Graduate in English Literature/Mass communication
  • Should have created content or conducted Training programs for the telecom industry.
  • Have experience in training, preferably in telecommunications companies or call care centers,  coupled with good writing skills
  • Have experience in telecommunications industry and specifically in Sales experience would be preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS - Office
The successful candidate should also possess the following personal attributes:
  • Strong and creative Written Communication Skills. Relevant experience in writing/ editing/ proof reading for tutorials and technical articles would be added advantage.
  • Team Player with research or structured initiative orientation
  • Persons with strong sense of logic and analytical ability and sound visualization skills
  • Eye for detail with ability to work with deadlines
  • Ability to conceive, analyze and explain complex situations and circumstances in simple ways to broad consumer audience
  • Familiarity with online publishing and being active in the online world through blogging or other avenues is a strong plus
Administrator

Main Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head – Customer Service, the candidate will be expected to carry out responsibilities in line with their job title. These responsibilities include:
  • Managing Operations effectively
  1. Ensuring that the training is delivered on time with at least the minimum defined number of people.
  2. Complying with the processes defined and ensuring that the reports like Post Training Reports (PTR), attendance sheets, Impact stories are filled and submitted on time.
  3. Ensuring that the maximum number of role holders is covered for training and thus the training benefit is extended to its utmost.
  4. Assist in arranging for the maintenance and procurement of all necessary equipment and materials relating to effective delivery and measurement of training.
  • Customization of Content as per the business and people requirement of the operating country
  1. Gaining an understanding and studying the business challenges and the market reality of the region operating in.
  2. Getting an in-depth understanding of the training requirements of the sales staff so as to modify the content accordingly.
  3. Updating knowledge about the competition, company products, pricing and the industry so as to give inputs in creating a useful and effective content.
  • Responsible for handling all bookings and travel logistics.
  • Vendor sourcing and presentation to Head- CS, for vetting.
  • Responsible for all administrative duties across all units.
Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate should possess the following:
  • Relevant Graduate or Post Graduate Degree
  • 5 – 7 years Customer Service /Admin Experience. Preferred will be 2 years telecom experience
  • Knowledge of the country’s local language
  • Expert in MS- Office
The successful candidate should also possess the following personal attributes:
  • Strong Communication Skills – Both written and spoken
  • A people’s person who has the ability to create bonds easily and quickly and the ability to engage and build relations with multiple stakeholders, including trainees, managers and others
  • Good Presentation Skills and knowledge on the subject matter
  • The candidate should be able to present himself as a mentor for guidance and knowledge
  • Should have exposure in commercial activities and vendor development.
  • Strong vendor negotiation skills will be an added advantage.
Interested candidates should send their application letters and detailed CV by email ONLY to recruitkenya@kimberly-ryan.net. 
Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Canvassing is prohibited.
Administrative Senior Researchers

An international company specializing in research and development wishes to constitute a three member team of highly qualified individuals especially in research fields to help setup their services in Kenya-Africa. 
The aim is to establish and lay extensive groundwork for smooth introduction of its services. 
This firm intends to operate under the name PFRD.

Vacant positions-3

One in the following fields
  • Marketing or finance
  • Medical or biological field
  • Social science
Terms of service: permanent

Salary: competitive

They shall be tasked with the following
  • Conduct a baseline survey
  • Establish and activate business operations
  • Ensure smooth running of operations
Note that this position is managerial.

PFRD will reserve the right to promote and to transfer anybody during the course of engagement
  • The candidate must have at least a Masters degree in a relevant field from a reputable institution.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a research or management and policy environment
  • Candidates’ innovativeness and creativity will be heavily scrutinized
  • Candidates must show proof of citizenship of the said nationalities
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills   
  • A good understanding of business development
How to apply

Candidates are required to send their complete portfolios to pfrdrecruitment@gmail.com on or before 07.07.2013.

Interested candidates must include proof of their highest academic qualification and nationality- a maximum of three scanned documents may be sent.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Trade Finance Products Manager 
(French and English speaking) Kenya
A regional commercial bank operating in many African countries is looking for a bilingual, hard-working and motivated Trade Finance Products Manager

Duties:
  • Reporting to the cluster head and the senior group trade finance manager
  • Formulate and articulate a country trade business strategy aligned to the Group business strategy Develop a Trade Customer Target Market list and carry out customer trade wallet sizing exercise to better understand the flows, players, volumes, and trade corridors
  • Actively initiate & support new product development, roll-out and implementation Originate, structure and close trade deals against customer opportunities sourced either jointly with LAM, RAM, GAM or directly
  • Develop and manage a trade deal pipeline and manage end to end deal conversion working closely with LAM, RAM, GAM and Group Trade Head to ensure revenue momentum is sustained
  • Draw up weekly customer calling plan for trade customers to drive trade business Negotiate key trade terms with clients/resolving issues between product and client Provide expert trade advisory services to customers
  • Monitor and drive customer approved trade credit facility utilization
  • Champion risk approvals for trade deals and provide risk management of trade portfolio and structured solutions to mitigate risk
  • Provide Relationship Managers & Customers continuous trade product knowledge through training, workshop and forums to maximum trade opportunity identification/solutions
  • Development and delivery of client trade sales materials, presentations, proposals, brochures and product awareness campaign
  • Proactively manage new and existing trade clients ensuring increased throughput to grow bank’s share of wallet
  • Review trade product pricing periodically and do competitive and SWOT analysis
  • Drive overall client satisfaction and service benchmark of trade offering and build customer loyalty
  • Manage trade monthly financials and MIS process Act as affiliate key trade point of contact for RAMs, GAMs, FI and Group trade
  • Ensure that the processes, structures and systems required to effectively service existing clients and develop new clients are in place and continuously reviewed using SLA’s
  • Develop a client development and retention plan for every existing client, using the banks tool to optimise our cross-selling and deep selling opportunities with the client Establish and maintain critical relationships with stakeholders in the local market, and with stakeholders in the wider company Group
  • Continually drive and ensure consistent and superior client orientated culture and high quality service delivery to trade customers.
  • Strong engagement of Operations, Technology is required
  • Ensures that supportive, open relationships exist between Account Executives, Operations and relevant stakeholders and service providers within the affiliate.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree
  • At least 5 years Trade Finance experience 3 of which must be in market facing/business development function
  • Sound Trade Products knowledge with ability to package simple and complex trade transactions
  • Ability to interact and negotiate with customers at a senior level
  • Customer focused & results orientated;
  • Excellent verbal communication, written and presentation skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills are highly desirable
If you are interested and fulfill the requirements please send your CV to tracy@thecareerhub.co.za

Regional Accounts Manager (RAM) – Kenya

A regional commercial bank operating in a number of African countries is looking an experienced Regional Account manager Head to work in their offices in Kenya.

Duties:

Sales and Relationship Management
  • Act as Single Point of accountability for a portfolio of regionally networked customers and ensure appropriate face-to-face coverage with key contacts in all regions
  • Attain targeted sales goals, performance targets and customer satisfaction through the effective management of resources
  • Build an account profile/executive briefing document for the global team and provide leadership to the dispersed Local Account Managers through regular structured communication via conference calls, online meeting or formal emails, clearly outlining key projects, opportunities, issues, products transitions, pricing etc
  • Work with the relevant Group Heads and CB Heads to maintain and document a Regional account strategy which should, at a minimum, include the following:
  1. Profile of account including key business and financial drivers, geographic profile, business strategy and key executives;
  2. Profile of existing customer operations including strategy initiatives, supply chain map and supplier profiles (i.e. relative share of wallet between vendors).
  3. Thorough analysis of the organizations strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats relative to the individual account, provide a summary of the business opportunities offered, critical success factors and associated risk/resource considerations
  • Together with LAMs, review Account Plans for all networked customers with a view to enhancing business volumes and earnings
  • Leverage on the network relationships to generate increased revenue across all product spectrums for each client grouping
  • Conduct joint sales with Group Heads, CB Cluster Head, CB Heads, Local Account Managers (LAMs) and product team with emphasis on cross selling to increase wallet share
Business Development
  • Identify enterprise and alliance opportunities and engage with Corporate Bank Product Group as well as the organizations teams to develop joint engagement plan
  • Identify and implement marketing strategies and business opportunities development and implementation of network sales process to drive pipeline growth and deal execution for the Global names
  • Understand customer needs and provide with products and services to satisfy client needs and achieve strategic objectives
  • Develop executive contact plan and arrange meetings with appropriate Group Heads
Credit Management
  • Collate a Single CA application incorporating a risk assessment of the customer group
  • Obtain approval of limit applications for constituents of customer groups
  • Agree pricing with LAMs
  • Ensure that all exposures to all constituents of a customer group are accurately recorded in all Bank credit reporting systems
  • Ensure that LAMs are aware of and fully understand, all terms of a Group Application or Single CA, including the parental support arrangement relative to the particular relationship
  • Ensure no loss of valued networked corporate relationships due to inefficiency
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related field of study
  • At least 8-10 years sales experience with good sales track record, preferably in Wholesale/Corporate Banking;
  • Ability to interact and negotiate with the client organization at the global decision-making level;
  • Customer focused & results orientated;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in relevant languages to the accounts assigned;
  • Ability to pull together various resources to sell and deliver customer solutions;
  • Good organizational and time management skills are highly desirable;
If you are interested and fulfill the requirements please send your CV to kay@thecareerhub.co.za
Customer Service Representatives (Shift work)

Location: Nairobi

Industry: BPO

Are you a Diploma holder with a clear accent and outstanding computer skills, flexible to work on shift basis?

Flexi Personnel is looking for enthusiastic and self motivated customer Service representatives with a positive attitude and a team player to work in a call centre.

Key responsibilities
  • Screening and moderating user submitted content, answering support requests and performing support functions.
  • Moderating and screening written user content on Profiles
  • Moderating and screening user submitted photos
  • Answering Online Help Requests
  • Answering telephone support requests
  • Processing Testimonials (depending on language)
  • Various support tasks assigned
Key Skills and competences
  • Internet and Computer literate
  •  Passion for Customer Service
  • Ability to respond promptly to customer inquiries
  • Ability to handle and resolve customer complaints
  • Ability to multitask and take up more workload when required
  • Outstanding language skills (grammatically correct, can express things clearly)
  • Ability to work with multiple tabs and multiple browsers efficiently in a web browser based support system (speed and accuracy are important)
  • Very good work ethic (is reliable, motivated, professional)
Interested? Call 0702 152 674 on Tuesday 25th June as from 12.00 noon to 4.00pm ONLY to book your slot for interview.

Note: Only serious candidates need to call
Vacancy No: SCO/034/2013

Functional Title: Field Grants Administrative Assistant

Department: Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS)

Grade: G4/01

Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia

Type of Appointment: 6 months under 3rd party contractor with possibility of extension

Closing Date: 3rd July 2013.

General function:

Under the overall supervision of USAID Transition Initiatives for Somalia (TIS) Program Manager and the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator, in coordination with the Grants Manager, or his/her designee, the incumbent will assist in administration of grants by ensuring proper filing of grants related financial, contract and grantee documents in the field.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain secure hard copy files for every ongoing activity in the field, to immediately send scanned copies of all relevant documents and hard copy files when safe to the headquarters-based Grants Unit.
  • Assist Field Team members in preparing necessary grant documentation, including but not limited to, Site Visit Notes, before, during and after Photos, systematic reporting, and needed Grant Amendments.
  • Assist in the compilation of data from the field for preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Review all grantee deliverables and invoices to ensure compliance against contract/agreement and grant budget prior to sharing with headquarters for payment processing.
  • Follow up with TIS Headquarters’ Finance Unit to ensure payments are being processed in a timely fashion after sharing supporting documentation.
  • Manage the office supplies, maintaining a Log Book of materials and use.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Personal Development:

The incumbent will perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. He/she will accept responsibility for monitoring in full of an activity’s grant documentation.

Required Qualifications:

The minimum required academic and professional skills for the jobholder to perform successfully in their job include:
  • University Degree in Mathematics, Business Administration, Finance or Business related field,
  • Previous work experience in Grants or Finance related field especially on USAID funded projects at least 2 years.
  • Willingness to travel extensively within the region, work extended periods in the field and interact effectively with partners.
  • Experience in initiating and encouraging inter-sectorial information sharing and cooperation, while exercising respect for cultural diversity.
  • Ability and willingness to travel at short notice for at least 33% of time.
  •  Highly proficient in Microsoft office (Microsoft Excel, Access, Outlook and Word) and internet applications.
Required Skills and Competencies:
  • Personal commitment, efficiency and results-driven, sound organization skills with strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, strong interpersonal, inter-cultural skills and ability to work as part of a diverse team.
  • Ability to maintain effective communication with colleagues, both junior and senior and will relate to others mindful of the cultural diversity of local communities and colleagues.
  • Maintain a positive, participatory work environment where information is shared, staff input is considered and a healthy team spirit thrives.
  • Ability to work independently, respond appropriately to environmental, safety hazards and function effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to utilize systems effectively to ensure economical use of equipment and supplies.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain integrity in performing responsibilities assigned.
  • Objective, analytical and capable of working under pressure on tight deadlines; should be willing to work overtime and on weekends when required
  • Thorough knowledge and fluency of English. Fluency of Somalia is preferred.
Method of Application:

Interested candidates should submit CV and a cover letter indicating the Vacancy Notice Number, with three professional references and contacts (email or telephone) to the:

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Mission in Somalia, Nairobi Office
Human Resources Department
Gitanga Groove, off Gitanga Road
P.O. Box 1810 – 00606
Nairobi
OR

Send by email to: hrsomalia@iom.int

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Vacancy No: SCO/034/2013

Functional Title: Field Grants Administrative Assistant

Department: Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS)

Grade: G4/01

Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia

Type of Appointment: 6 months under 3rd party contractor with possibility of extension

Closing Date: 3rd July 2013.

General function:

Under the overall supervision of USAID Transition Initiatives for Somalia (TIS) Program Manager and the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator, in coordination with the Grants Manager, or his/her designee, the incumbent will assist in administration of grants by ensuring proper filing of grants related financial, contract and grantee documents in the field.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain secure hard copy files for every ongoing activity in the field, to immediately send scanned copies of all relevant documents and hard copy files when safe to the headquarters-based Grants Unit.
  • Assist Field Team members in preparing necessary grant documentation, including but not limited to, Site Visit Notes, before, during and after Photos, systematic reporting, and needed Grant Amendments.
  • Assist in the compilation of data from the field for preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Review all grantee deliverables and invoices to ensure compliance against contract/agreement and grant budget prior to sharing with headquarters for payment processing.
  • Follow up with TIS Headquarters’ Finance Unit to ensure payments are being processed in a timely fashion after sharing supporting documentation.
  • Manage the office supplies, maintaining a Log Book of materials and use.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Personal Development:

The incumbent will perform a variety of duties often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. He/she will accept responsibility for monitoring in full of an activity’s grant documentation.

Required Qualifications:

The minimum required academic and professional skills for the jobholder to perform successfully in their job include:
  • University Degree in Mathematics, Business Administration, Finance or Business related field,
  • Previous work experience in Grants or Finance related field especially on USAID funded projects at least 2 years.
  • Willingness to travel extensively within the region, work extended periods in the field and interact effectively with partners.
  • Experience in initiating and encouraging inter-sectorial information sharing and cooperation, while exercising respect for cultural diversity.
  • Ability and willingness to travel at short notice for at least 33% of time.
  •  Highly proficient in Microsoft office (Microsoft Excel, Access, Outlook and Word) and internet applications.
Required Skills and Competencies:
  • Personal commitment, efficiency and results-driven, sound organization skills with strict attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, strong interpersonal, inter-cultural skills and ability to work as part of a diverse team.
  • Ability to maintain effective communication with colleagues, both junior and senior and will relate to others mindful of the cultural diversity of local communities and colleagues.
  • Maintain a positive, participatory work environment where information is shared, staff input is considered and a healthy team spirit thrives.
  • Ability to work independently, respond appropriately to environmental, safety hazards and function effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to utilize systems effectively to ensure economical use of equipment and supplies.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain integrity in performing responsibilities assigned.
  • Objective, analytical and capable of working under pressure on tight deadlines; should be willing to work overtime and on weekends when required
  • Thorough knowledge and fluency of English. Fluency of Somalia is preferred.
Method of Application:

Interested candidates should submit CV and a cover letter indicating the Vacancy Notice Number, with three professional references and contacts (email or telephone) to the:

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Mission in Somalia, Nairobi Office
Human Resources Department
Gitanga Groove, off Gitanga Road
P.O. Box 1810 – 00606
Nairobi
OR

Send by email to: hrsomalia@iom.int

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Special Vacancy Notice

Vacancy No: SVN/IOMSO/033/2013

Functional Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Field Officer

Department: Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS)

Grade: G6/01

Duty Station: Hargeisa, Somaliland

Type of Appointment: 6 months under 3rd party contractor with possibility of extension

Closing Date: 3rd July 2013.

General function:

Under the overall guidance of the TIS Program Manager in Nairobi, and under the direct supervision of the Senior Project Advisor and technical supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator, the successful candidate will work closely with the TIS Hargeisa team to support the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator in all knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation matters relating to the
TIS IOM Program in Somaliland and ensure the successful delivery of the Program as a whole against the performance measures set out in the Performance Management Plan. 
The position will be focused on the M&E and learning function of TIS. 
This will involve the design and management of monitoring activities over the project cycle and making contributions to the preparation of documents and papers of learning on TIS. 
The post will involve direct contact with projects on M&E issues.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
  • While taking the lead at Hargeisa office, work closely with the M&E Coordinator to ensure, the coordination of data collection, data quality assurance and data analysis in collaboration with the field based project teams and field coordination unit.
  • Establish a secure file storage system(hard and soft) for all data collected at the field Office.
  • Support the development and implementation of baseline, mid line and end line surveys for TIS Program including data collection and analysis process.
  • Facilitate Stabilisation Indicator Data collection and analysis every six months and or as required.
  • Prepare, revise and contribute to TIS PMP as per grant activity design and implementation needs.
  • Ensure weekly field site visits are undertaken and reports filed and shared accordingly.
  • Lead the field team on Impact Reporting for TIS Program.
  • Organise and lead focus group discussions and conduct interviews for purposes of program review and re targettting in real time.
  • Coordinate with the Field Coordination unit and Grants team to collect grant-related information for weekly reporting purposes.
  • Support training opportunities and workshops to help all TIS staff understand the information and monitoring system and their responsibilities within the system.
  • Design and implement M&E and Reporting workshops for TIS Field Staff and NGO Partners.
  • Provide guidance to Grant Focal Persons on M&E Status report updates.
  • Undertake case studies for cluster grants and submit written documentation on the same.
  • Support USAID MEPS to undertake evaluation of TIS program activities.
  • Respond timely to blue and green flags raised by MEPS following evaluation of TIS Program activities. Assist in data management and entry for Clearing House records.
  • Participate and actively respond to issues raised on Quality Data Assurance steming from CH.
  • Support the M&E Coordinator in actively promoting a culture of learning and generation of knowledge throughout the Project Team and among partners and stakeholders, including facilitation of sharing and reviewing knowledge for current application, as well as appropriately storing and disseminating it for use in future and by other organizations
  • Undertake any further duties as requested.
Required Qualifications:
  • Advanced University degree in Social Science or other appropriate field;
  • Good understanding of USAID Funded programs and UN Partners;
  • A minimum of seven years, experience in monitoring and evaluation, preferably in fragile state context;
  • Technical skills in qualitative and quantitative evaluation and managing heavy data;
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively and persuasively present information in a variety of settings and formats;
  • Familiar with activity, grant reporting methods and information management systems;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, with proven experience in Access, Excel and Power Point;
  • Thorough fluency of English. Fluency in Somalia is preferred.
Required Skills and Competencies: 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills 
  • Political and cultural awareness of the Somalia context
  • Calm and diplomatic. 
  • Ability to motivate others to adopt new ideas and bring about change 
  • Natural ability to connect with other stakeholders and team members 
  • Strong capacity to work with initiative and without close supervision 
  • Good multi-tasking skills and ability to meet strict deadlines
Method of Application:

Interested candidates should submit CV and a cover letter indicating the Vacancy Notice Number, with three professional references and contacts (email or telephone) to the:

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Mission in Somalia, Nairobi Office
Human Resources Department
Gitanga Groove, off Gitanga Road
P.O. Box 1810 – 00606
Nairobi
OR

Send by email to: hrsomalia@iom.int

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a motivated and results-driven individual with a leading branding and communication agency

Traffic Studio Manager

Reporting to the General Manager

Overall Job Purpose

Handling of the Designers Output Management by supervising and advising the designers and ensuring the set deadlines are met on time without compromising the quality of the end product to the customers’ satisfaction

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the smooth operations of design studio by organizing and coordinating workflow in order to attain the set targets on time.
  • Ensuring preparation of daily plan for the designers after developing a brief for each designer by collecting all information being given by the customer.
  • Responsible for Designer’s Output Management by supervising and advising the designers with an objective of getting best design output.
  • Assigning and following up on jobs in Pre-Press and ensuring that they go to production on time so as to meet the agreed client deadline.
  • Taking and writing briefs by compiling all the jobs in the studio and distributing them to the designers according to the designers strength and work load.
  • Responsible for receiving all jobs coming into the department in order to ascertain that the paper work done matches with the job card and whether the CD/Artwork received is useable.
  • Timely preparation and submission of accurate and comprehensive designers, Prepress and job sent to production reports to the supervisor.
  • Work with the Client
Qualifications
  • At  least a diploma in printing or any other relevant field or in-depth knowledge in printing
  • At  least 3 years experience in studio/Traffic management.
  • Excellent  leadership, communication and organization skills
  • Work under minimum supervision
  • Pays attention details.
Please follow this link to apply for this position: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/PeopleFitAfricaLimites/72442588-traffic-studio-manager-ref-ce-tm-06-2013-

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Client Service Executive

Reporting to the Managing Director

Duties and Key Responsibilities:
  • Establishing relationships with the clients ,maintaining and nurturing business relationships with the existing  and new clients  with an objective of increasing company revenue  by meeting the set targets
  • Preparing sales contract terms as per clients needs  and discussing the same to customer’s satisfaction after necessary approval
  • Creating portfolio of the clients accounts and monitoring their on-going activities with an  objective of ensuring they are completed in a timely and comprehensive manner to the clients satisfaction
  • Initiate new business by establishing new business contacts  by developing thorough knowledge of the clients’ business and market trends
  • Preparing  briefs as per clients requirements for execution by the creative studio
  • Check each clients job status in the creative department and updating the client on the same with a view of having  timely and complete jobs as per clients  expectations
  • Preparing  accurate and timely quotations as per the client’s needs
  • Advising the clients on  new company products  and services that would add value to their business so as to initiate new  and grow current business
  • Preparing comprehensive and timely reports
  • Implementing the approved sales  and marketing strategies
  • Handling any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
Qualifications
  • Degree/Diploma in Sales and Marketing or related subject
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in customer service or related field in design
  • Be motivated, enthusiastic with exceptional interpersonal skills and organizational skills
  • Able to work under pressure, multi task and make effective and consistent decisions under pressure
  • Knowledge on advertising and printing will be an added advantage
Skills required
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to demonstrate an understanding of customers’ business requirements
  • Must be enthusiastic and results orientated with high energy and drive.
  • Good personal and business planning skills.
  • Team player

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client a manufacturing company needs to fill the following position:-

Quality Assurance Assistant (A Lady)

Position Brief

The successful candidate will assure consistent quality of production by developing and enforcing good manufacturing practice (GAMP) systems; validate processes; provide documentation; and manage staff. 
She will be responsible for developing, revising and implementing quality standards and policies within the organization. 
She will maintain high levels of customer satisfaction and consistently meet the required international or business standards as it is her responsibility. She will implement systems that

facilitate productivity, improve processes and should guarantee efficacy.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:-
  • Determine and negotiate in-house quality procedures, standards and/or specifications.
  • Assess customer requirements and ensuring that these are met.
  • Help set customer service standards.
  • Investigate and set standards for quality/health and safety.
  • Ensure that manufacturing processes comply with standards at both national and international level.
  • Work with operating staff to establish procedures, standards, systems and procedures.
  • Write management/technical reports and customers' charters.
  • Determine training needs.
  • Act as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance/quality.
  • Direct objectives to maximize profitability.
  • Record, analyze and distribute statistical information.
  • Monitor daily performance.
  • Provide feedback on quality problems to the production team and find a solution to improve quality level.
  • Ensure the effective and efficient operation of team to provide quality improvement leadership.
  • Attend all required trainings as assigned.
  • Participate in forecasting and forward planning activities.
  • Execute and implement quality activities in compliance with company goal.
  • Inform the internal and external quality problems to the inspection line and improve the inspection process.
  • Notify line problems to the Quality Control staff and improve the quality level.
  • Ensure team members to comply with policies and procedures.
  • Drive continuous improvement activities (Process, Facilities, Man, and Materials).
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with Team Members and management. 
Requirements:
  1. Should posses a degree in Bsc Analytical Chemistry/Bio Chemistry/ Industrial  Chemistry or Food Science.
  2. Should have 1-2 years work experience in the food safety and/or quality in the food/manufacturing industry.
  3. She should be aged between 26 years and above.
  4. Proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
  5. Ability to multi-task with multiple priorities and time frames.
  6. Capacity to give a fast determination with any decision making situation.
  7. Analytic problem solving and effective decision-making.
  8. Strong organizational skills.
  9. Strong verbal and written skills.
  10. Strong planning and organizational skills. 
If you meet the above minimum requirements, kindly send your CV to; (in the CV, include your current and expected salary to  frankmconsult@yahoo.com- Salary is Kshs. 25,000/-

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