Career Opportunities at Equity Bank

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

With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda,  Tanzania, Rwanda and South Sudan, Equity Bank is now home to over 8.3 million customers - the largest customer base in Africa. 

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

1. Relationship Manager - Mortgages

The Position
 

The role holder will be responsible for growth, development and monitoring of the mortgage portfolio and maintain cordial relationships with all customers for the mutual benefit of both parties.

Key Responsibilities
  • Grow a high quality mortgage portfolio
  • Monitor the mortgage business liability and asset portfolios
  • Achieve business set target
  • Ensure retention of existing customers through high level of customer satisfaction and cross selling bank products
  • Delivery of excellent customer service through maintenance of high service standards
  • Ensure compliance to mortgage related issues
  • Develop new business opportunities and proactively market for mortgage lending opportunities to current and prospective clients
  • Build, maintain and enhance existing and prospective customer relationships
  • Maintaining credit files according to policy and procedures
  • Conduct customer visits, business appraisals and prepare business proposals
  • Originate quality loan applications and proposals to meet the needs of the clients
  • Ensure documentation and security perfection is in place before disbursement of the loan
  • Maintain quality Loan portfolio by daily monitoring and immediate follow up of all accounts in arrears
  • Provide timely and organized responses to customer questions, disputes and complaints
  • Prepare performance reports (monthly work plan, activity report etc)
Candidate Profile and Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in a business related field from a recognized Institution
  • MBA or relevant professional qualifications will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in Banking having worked in Customer Relationship Management, Mortgage Credit Analysis and Lending or Construction Finance
Desired knowledge, skills and competencies
  • Negotiation skills with the ability to network and develop strong business relations
  • Should be innovative in identifying and harnessing new and existing opportunities to maximize business
  • Good understanding of risk, credit policies and procedures
  • Excellent credit and financial analysis skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • World class customer service skills
2. Security Officers
 
The Position
 
The role holder will be responsible for the safeguarding of Bank assets, detection and prevention of criminal activities, carrying out investigations and giving expert opinion on the same.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide support in investigations and/or forensic audits
  • Protection of Bank assets and safety of bank personnel
  • Assist in conducting security surveys
  • Ensure that for all risks, preventive and proactive measures are in place
  • Implement security and safety policies/procedures
  • Assist in training of staff on security procedures
  • Preparation and compilation of investigation reports
  • Maintain effective liaison with enforcement agencies and external fraud investigators
Candidate’s Profile and Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in social studies/Commerce/Banking/IT/Law/Criminology from a recognized Institution
  • Diploma in Criminology
  • At least 5 years working experience in Criminal Investigations with special emphasis on fraud detection, investigations and management
  • Experience in forensic fraud investigations or working with Banking Fraud Investigation Unit (BFIU) will be an added advantage
  • Must be in possession of a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the CID
  • Must have worked in Security related position or Police (CID) at supervisory level
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Bank Operations and current fraud trends
  • Must possess a valid driving licence
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Ability
  • Excellent interrogation and investigation skills
  • Team player and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Computer literate
If you believe that you meet the above requirements, please submit your application with detailed Curriculum Vitae, current remuneration and daytime telephone contact and email address to jobs@equitybank.co.ke by 20th September 2013.

Only short listed 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.
Position Title: E – Sale and Marketing Executive
 
Office Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Organization Profile:

Our client is an Information Security service and training company, initially created to utilise the skills of renowned professionals in Information Security, as a direct response to what they felt was a lack of practical training in the industry. 

Roles

  • Development of online marketing and sales strategy for the company products and services
  • Working with the designer and website developer to develop effective sales and marketing campaigns
  • Assist the business development team in the development of business proposals and respond to tenders and request for proposals (bonus-linked based on performance)
  • Develop a personalization strategy.
  • Include persuasive 'call-to-actions' in advertisements and promotions.
  • Place orders for products.
  • Design and write press releases.
  • Track and analyze direct and interactive marketing campaigns.
  • Use statistical analysis and reports to create campaigns.
  • Coordinate and monitor the maintenance, integrity, and security of several databases.
  • Develop and code the list segmentation for all direct and interactive marketing campaigns and communicate requirements to the primary database vendor.
Key Education and Experience Skills
  • Degree or Postgraduate degree in business/marketing, international relationships
  • Strong experience in writing articles combined with a sales/business development background
  • Competent in the use of modern tools and channels for online marketing(social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, twitter etc) email campaigns
  • Excellent communication skills Ability to write short articles for IT readers on a range of domains
  • Business development skills online
If interested kindly send you CV and Cover letter to recruitkenya@kimberly-ryan.net,indicating the job title as the subject matter

Our Client, A 4 Star Hotel located in the Outskirts of Nairobi is searching for qualified experienced candidates to fill the following positions:
 
Sous Chef
 
Eligible candidates should meet the following qualifications:
 
Diploma in food and beverage production, a degree will be an added advantage
 
At least 1-2 years experience in a 4 star hotel classification.
 
Should be presentable with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
 

Should have good disciplinary record and a Team player who can exhibit outstanding professional standards

All qualified candidates should send their applications including three referees and CVs immediately to info@ardenafrica.com. 

The candidates should indicate the position applied for in the subject line and their Expected Salary.

Ecochicks Poultry Limited is urgently seeking to recruit a Sales and Marketing Executive with the below qualifications. 

Academic qualifications: 

Applicants must at least poses a Degree / Diploma in Sales and Marketing or any other related business related course, from a recognized institution. 

Working Experience:  

Applicants must have a progressive working experience of at least 3 years, preferably in selling of poultry goods and equipment’s on a similar position. 


Personal Attributes: 

Applicants must exhibit very high levels of integrity and honesty

Must be self-disciplined 

Must have Good communication and interpersonal skills 

Must have Good Team leadership skills and extremely strategic. 

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Must coordinate, monitor, account and offer leadership in the Sales and Marketing of the company’s products by formulating and implementing strategies that will ensure profitable revenue for the company and high reputation of the company’s Brand name 
  • Must always be able to deliver to customers on time and react to customers complaints promptly. 
  • Must be able to meet sales targets as stipulated by the company’s policy 
  • Must be able to produce daily, weekly, monthly reports to the GM, Head of other Departments 
  • Must be able to give high sales revenues above expenditure by at least 20% 
  • Must be zero tolerant to bad debts and product losses 
Interested and qualified persons are encouraged to apply through Email address: hr@ecochickspoultry.com giving their expected monthly salary. 

Applications should reach us on or before 17th September, 2013.
Position: HR and Admin Officer

Supervised By:
 Managing Director

Our client, a branding company requires a HR & Administration Officer

Role Summary

Managing staff welfare

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Recruitment of staff
  • Preparing appointment letters
  • General office administration
  • Draw policy documents as and when required
  • Advising the Accountant on newly recruited staff
  • Managing staff leave
  • Ensuring the right procedure is followed in termination of employees
  • Handling disciplinary issues
  • Procurement office consumables
  • Calculating overtime for both companies
  • Distributing pay slips
  • Addressing labour related matters as well as handling employee relations
  • Assisting employees register NHIF and NSSF
  • Ensure proper documentation of HR documents
Requirements
  • Higher diploma in HR
  • Knowledge of labour laws
  • 2 or 3 years’ experience in HR and office administration
If you meet the above requirements, kindly send applications to careersinafrika@gmail.com

Please state your availability and salary (current and expected)

This position is urgent

Position: Accounts Receivables

Our client, a garbage collection company requires assistant accountant receivables

Role Summary

100 % debt collection

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Debt collection
  • Interpreting EFTs from bank statement.
  • Verifying that invoices are done correctly as per contract and client specifications.
  • Verifying client‘s statements to ensure all their payments are keyed in.
  • Ensuring all invoices for the month are done.
  • Dispatching all the invoices by latest 3rd of every month.
  • Data entry of domestic clients.
  • Managing the affairs of the domestic clients section
  • Receiving all cheques and cash.
  • Depositing all cheques and cash for client.
  • Ordering garbage bags every month.
  • Allocating garbage bags to all clients who use garbage bags.
  • Filing
  • Ordering receipt books, invoice books .delivery notes (for garbage and sanitary)
  • Sending for letters at post office and sorting them accordingly.
Requirements
  • 1-3 years’ experience handling debt collection
  • Experience in using Quick Books/ Sage will be an added advantage
Kindly note that this position requires someone who has handled debt collection

If you meet the above qualifications, kindly send applications to careersinafrika@gmail.com stating your availability, current and expected salary.

This position is urgent
Project Coordinator

Job Description

 
Responsible for all actions and tracking of the project in its entirety, the main objective being to be totally focused on customer satisfaction.
 
Position is based in our Nairobi base but some travel may be expected either in Europe for training and or visit of our manufacturing plants, as well as visits on the sites if required by field operations issues or other needs or customer request.
 
Follow up of sales orders and quotation requirements, expediting and maintaining customer and project sales orders, sales order processing, and quotations. Make reports as required by the customer.
 

Follow up of custom clearance of equipment in Nairobi (airport) or Mombasa (seaport) with our local partner and transportation to the Nairobi base for storage and organize equipment collection and shipment from Nairobi base to the field in accordance to customer program.
 
Track any equipment inventory in Nairobi base.
 
Responsible for maximum customer service through coordination, with other stakeholders for the supply of equipment & services.
 
Position reports directly to the Country manager and works in coordination with the project manager.
 
Local management of service teams working in the fields and Nairobi base personnel.
 
The Project Coordinator will be to assume the role of monitoring the performance of the Kenya team and to provide technical support and operational guidance to the service personnel undertaking field and base activities and ensure that the service personnel execute these activities in strict accordance with the relevant operating procedures approved by the customer and to maintain and update relevant operational documentation in support of these activities.
 
Project manager will be the customer focal point on behalf of the client for that project and will be in contact with the customer on daily basis and will attend any meeting related to the project. 
 
Collect and prepare any documentation required for the monthly invoicing of the customer under the contract negotiated terms, including but not limited to equipment on rental, equipment on sales and field service operations.
 
Focused on HSE implementation in the new base and strongly focused on implementation of good HSE practices in accordance to the rules.
 
Job Requirements / Qualification
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in an industrial sales,
  • Experience in project management environment,
  • Experience with wellhead, drilling, and gate valve equipment would be a plus.
  • Ability to perform other duties if required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sciences/Business or equivalent
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office applications, knowledge in the use of SAP would be a plus.
  • English language is mandatory, and good communication skills are required.
  • Proven ability to complete complex work assignments within a specified amount of time.
To apply, send your CV only to cvs@careerdirections.co.ke before 16th September 2013. 

Clearly indicate the position applied for and your minimum salary expectation on the subject line

East Africa Market Researcher

Viscar Industrial Capacity now wants to expand its reach to the rest of the region. 

Among the countries targeted include Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and Burundi.

In order to achieve this we are seeking for a consultant or a firm to undertake a survey in the respective countries.

The objectives of the survey include

1. Establish the best mode of business operation in countries

2. Establish trade requirements in the respective countries and especially with regards to our business area

3. Identify the market potential in the respective countries.

4. Identify the existing similar service providers in the countries

5. Identify the current products being offered by competition in the respective countries, prizing, success rate and frequency.

6. Identify the existing challenges of providing this services

Terms of Reference

1. Formulate a questionnaire that will enable him/her undertake the survey adequately

2. Undertake the survey with an aim of meeting the above objectives

3. Prepare and present a comprehensive report on the survey carried out. The report should be specific about each sector, market players, service providers and their products.

If you feel you are qualified and experienced for the above job post visit our website at www.viscarcapacity.com for more information.

We are a Leading top 100 medium sized firm in Kenya dealing with Fleet Management and Logistical Services. 

A Sales Marketing Executive vacancy exists.

Job Duties

Provides leadership and manages all phases of sales and marketing activities to ensure quality, business and financial objectives are attained

To develop new business relationships, generate and negotiate new business to an agreed monthly target.
 
To represent to potential clients through direct communication, in face to face meetings, telephone calls, emails and presentations.
 

To actively and successfully manage the sales generation process: lead generation; credentials pitch; asking questions; solution pitch; negotiation; close; handover to the account management team
 
Act as a representative in marketing events and tradeshows.
 
To create and account for all client proposals, contracts and any further documentation, following company’s procedure and in consultation with the Principal.
 
Respond to client inquiries and requests for information in a timely manner
 
Effectively interact with other departments including the management and academic staff when handing over task implementations or campaigns, ensuring that you timely, fully and correctly brief the staff to be involved in all aspects of the sale.
 
Communication – preparation of correspondences from clients

Key Performance Indicators (KPI’S)
  • Achieve the set targets and growth in sales volume and new business leads
  • Motivation and acute attention to detail in ensuring all sales opportunities are captured and explored.
  • Successfully management of the sales generation processes
  • Effective communication about issues with the stakeholder
  • Timely submission of all weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
Required Qualifications
  • Diploma or Degree in Business or Sales
  • Diploma or Degree in I.T/Engineering with sales background
  • Experience in car sales/car accessories is an added advantage
  • I.T qualifications, is an added advantage
  • Above 3 years experience in Sales &marketing
  • Have a high level of integrity, honest, Pro-active
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to confidently sell to corporate and executive clients
  • Should be an aggressive go getter
  • Strong planning and organizing skills including a thorough and methodical approach
  • Must be result oriented and an excellent communicator both orally and in writing
  • The suitable candidate should be between 25-35 years
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, send your CV ONLY to hr.fleetmanagement@yahoo.com.

Clearly indicate the position applied for.
Part Time Intern
 
Sepia is a midsized creative unit based in Nairobi that deals in Design, corporate imaging and Photography. 

As we grow, we are looking for  focused, self-driven, reliable young Kenyans to join our team. 
 
Attributes
 
Have a PR or marketing background (studying or graduate)- any basic training will do.
 
Aged between 21 and 26


Good communication skills
 
Good command of English and/or Swahili language
 
Must be proactive, creative, flexible  and loyal 
 
Located in Nairobi

Expectations
  • Available on call
  • Source, meet and maintain clients
  • Draw and follow up on proposals
  • Follow up on production, supplies and deliveries
  • Handle communication, invoicing and payment
  • Have internet access
Terms of service
  • 3 months’ probation period where the candidate will take home 50 percent of what they bring in.
  • Sign a non-disclosure agreement
  • Reference from a reputable party
Send your CV, Cover letter and reference to John at hello@sepialc.com
Established in 1993 as a composite insurance company, Mercantile Insurance has experienced a steady growth over the years, and is now considered one of the leading underwriters of Life and Non-life business in the country. 

We have recently announced the change in our shareholding structure where Saham Finance through their subsidiary Colina Holdings took over majority shares in Mercantile Insurance. 

Saham Finances, an insurance group majority owned by Saham Group, currently operates in 15 African Countries and in the Middle East, generating over USD 800 Million in business, through its ownership of over 20 insurance companies.

We are seeking highly motivated candidates to fill in the following vacancies:
 
1. Senior Manager - Business Development and Marketing
 

Reporting to the General Manager - Operations
 
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Sales and Marketing Strategies: develop and implement sales and marketing strategy, as well as coordinate marketing activities
  • Business Development: identify marketing potential of existing branches and follow up on leads as instructed
  • Customer Relationship Management: develop strategies to ensure retention of existing clients and mining of new customers
  • Product Development: Oversee product development and monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services
  • New Business Growth: Prepare the organization for growth of new business
  • Budgeting: Preparation and monitoring of the business development budgets
Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:
  • Business Degree
  • Holder of ACII in Insurance
  • At least five years’ experience in Sales and Marketing the insurance sector
2. Marketing Manager
 
Reporting to the Senior Manager - Business Development and Marketing
 
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Implement Sales and Marketing Strategies: implement pricing and marketing strategy, the marketing budget as well as coordinate marketing activities. 
  • Customer Relationship Management: Implement practices to maintain effective relationships with clients and other stake holders
  • New Business Growth: Venture into new business areas
  • Implement Marketing and PR strategies: coordinate the external promotional and marketing agencies.
Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:
  • Business degree
  • DipCII or DipIIK minimum
  • At least three years’ experience in the insurance sector
3. Branch Managers - Thika & Mombasa Branches
 
Reporting to the General Manager - Operations
 
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Business Development: design and oversee the implementation of marketing strategies. Prospect for new business opportunities. 
  • Underwriting: evaluate the risks of insuring a particular person or asset and uses that information to set premium pricing for insurance policies.
  • Administration: oversee the activities of the branch and ensure safe keeping of company assets, including structures, equipment, inventory and cash.
  • Reporting: Prepare monthly branch activity and ensure its effectiveness in meeting the overall organization strategy
  • Customer Relations: Handle Relationship building and customer satisfaction in their regions 
Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:
  • Business Degree
  • ACII Qualified
  • At least 4 years experience in the insurance sector
  • In-depth knowledge and strong networks in the respective regions
Interested candidates are requested to forward their CVs and letters of application, clearly showing their interested vacancy in the subject heading to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by 19th September  2013. 

Please state your current and expected remuneration and daytime telephone contacts. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 
Our client is an automobile manufacturing firm that is seeking to hire a Fork Lift Operator. 
 
The main purpose of the job is to drive the forklift safely and efficiently to ensure that all production materials are delivered to the appropriate location as per the instructions and operating procedures of the organization. 

It’s also important to ensure smooth operation of the automobile manufacturing firm.
 
Salary KShs 35,000
 
Job Responsibilities

  • Operate the forklift
  • Prepare for machine start up
  • Start up the machine 
  • Run the Machine
  • Shut down the machine
  • Execute cleaning
  • Complete all documentation
  • Control Inputs usage
  • Ensure machine is in working order
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment
  • Ensure that all materials are delivered to correct place at the correct time
  • Read and understand production plan
  • Operate in a manner that is most efficient in order to collect and deliver materials and product to the correct place
  • Work in Teams
  • Communicate effectively in the workplace
  • Identification of unsafe practices and conditions
  • Ensure that safe autonomous maintenance practices adhered to
Required Qualifications
  • KCSE or equivalent
  • Valid drivers licence
  • At least 2 year prior experience operating a fork lift
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke, indicating the title (Fork Lift Operator (Salary 35k) on the subject line before the 21st of September 2013. 

We do not charge for interviews.

Please note your current salary on your application. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client is an automobile manufacturing firm that is seeking to hire a Fork Lift Operator. 
 
The main purpose of the job is to drive the forklift safely and efficiently to ensure that all production materials are delivered to the appropriate location as per the instructions and operating procedures of the organization. 

It’s also important to ensure smooth operation of the automobile manufacturing firm.
 
Salary KShs 35,000
 
Job Responsibilities

  • Operate the forklift
  • Prepare for machine start up
  • Start up the machine 
  • Run the Machine
  • Shut down the machine
  • Execute cleaning
  • Complete all documentation
  • Control Inputs usage
  • Ensure machine is in working order
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment
  • Ensure that all materials are delivered to correct place at the correct time
  • Read and understand production plan
  • Operate in a manner that is most efficient in order to collect and deliver materials and product to the correct place
  • Work in Teams
  • Communicate effectively in the workplace
  • Identification of unsafe practices and conditions
  • Ensure that safe autonomous maintenance practices adhered to
Required Qualifications
  • KCSE or equivalent
  • Valid drivers licence
  • At least 2 year prior experience operating a fork lift
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke, indicating the title (Fork Lift Operator (Salary 35k) on the subject line before the 21st of September 2013. 

We do not charge for interviews.

Please note your current salary on your application. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Our client is an automobile manufacturing firm that is seeking to hire a Fork Lift Operator. 
 
The main purpose of the job is to drive the forklift safely and efficiently to ensure that all production materials are delivered to the appropriate location as per the instructions and operating procedures of the organization. 

It’s also important to ensure smooth operation of the automobile manufacturing firm.
 
Salary KShs 35,000
 
Job Responsibilities

  • Operate the forklift
  • Prepare for machine start up
  • Start up the machine 
  • Run the Machine
  • Shut down the machine
  • Execute cleaning
  • Complete all documentation
  • Control Inputs usage
  • Ensure machine is in working order
  • Maintain safe and healthy work environment
  • Ensure that all materials are delivered to correct place at the correct time
  • Read and understand production plan
  • Operate in a manner that is most efficient in order to collect and deliver materials and product to the correct place
  • Work in Teams
  • Communicate effectively in the workplace
  • Identification of unsafe practices and conditions
  • Ensure that safe autonomous maintenance practices adhered to
Required Qualifications
  • KCSE or equivalent
  • Valid drivers licence
  • At least 2 year prior experience operating a fork lift
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke, indicating the title (Fork Lift Operator (Salary 35k) on the subject line before the 21st of September 2013. 

We do not charge for interviews.

Please note your current salary on your application. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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