The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) is a Company Limited by guarantee and having no share capital. It is a leading educational publisher established by the Government of Kenya in 1966 and mandated to advance education and knowledge through competitive publishing and provision of scholarships. 

The latter are extended to bright needy secondary school children.
 
In pursuit of its mission and guided by the vision of being the premier publishing house in Eastern Africa and a leading scholarship provider to the needy in Kenya, The Foundation is looking for suitably educated, trained, experienced, self-driven and motivated individuals with exceptional creativity, enthusiasm and energy to fill the following vacant position:
 
Job Title: Sales Executive II

1 Position

Job Ref: 
JKF/SMM/SE/2013/001

Job Group: 4B
 
Reports to: Deputy Sales & Marketing Manager
 
Supervises: Sales & Admin. Officer II
 
Reporting to the Deputy Sales & Marketing Manager, the position holder will be responsible for sales activities that create demand for JKF titles within these regions.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Carry out promotion activities with a view to creating demand for JKF titles.
  • Monitor and report competitor activities and any market intelligence feedback.
  • Cover the entire sales territory and give regular reports detailing sales activities.
  • Conduct seminars and workshops to promote JKF titles within his/her territory.
  • Liaise and co-ordinate all activities between JKF and education officials.
  • Carry out research to determine areas of improvement.
  • Develop customer relationships from call to repeat orders.
  • Confirms monies received from sales are banked intact the same day.
  • Compiles and submits to the Head Office regular reports on stock, sales and field activities.
  • Ensures good customer care and handles key customers.
  • Executes all field sales and marketing promotion activities with the objective of securing sales orders.
  • Liaises with other stakeholders in the execution of company related activities within the sales territory.
  • Liaises with Finance Department in the execution of the company sales and finance processes.
  • Compiles and presents all field sales summary reports on a regular basis.
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the Sales & Marketing Manager.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Education or related discipline.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Relevant post graduate diploma or Diploma in Marketing or Entrepreneurship or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • Strategic leadership training from a reputable institution will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation skills, inter-personal relations and team building skills.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a competitive sales environment.
  • At least 2 years accident- free driving experience with valid driving license.
The positions are permanent and pensionable and a competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.
 

Interested applicants should apply by emailing us a copy of filled-in respective ‘JKF Job Application Forms Here’ to: hram@jomokenyattaf.com. 

Please note that the Application Forms should not be accompanied by testimonials. 

The closing date for receipt of the forms is 5th November, 2013.

Persons living with HIV/AIDs, disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.


The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation is an equal opportunity employer

We are ISO 9001:2008 certified

The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) is a Company Limited by guarantee and having no share capital. It is a leading educational publisher established by the Government of Kenya in 1966 and mandated to advance education and knowledge through competitive publishing and provision of scholarships. 

The latter are extended to bright needy secondary school children.
 
In pursuit of its mission and guided by the vision of being the premier publishing house in Eastern Africa and a leading scholarship provider to the needy in Kenya, The Foundation is looking for suitably educated, trained, experienced, self-driven and motivated individuals with exceptional creativity, enthusiasm and energy to fill the following vacant position:
 

Job Title: Corporate Affairs Officer 

1 Position
 
Job Ref: JKF/CA/ACAO/2013/001
 
Job Group: 4A
 
Reports to: Senior Corporate Affairs Officer
 
Supervises: All staff through the CAO II
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in managing publicity of the Scholarship function.
  • Assist in organizing fund raising activities for Scholarship Beneficiaries Association and support the Endowment Fund.
  • Uphold corporate image by effectively managing client feedback.
  • Organizing corporate branding and communication activities.
  • Assist in the effective management of Company media events.
  • Ensuring that the Company Dress Code is observed by all members of staff.
  • Handling internal communication including the JKF newsletter.
  • Implementation of the annual Corporate Affairs Plan and Budget against agreed targets.
  • Assist in managing external client based seminar/ workshops and trainings
  • Assist in managing books donation and coordinating other CSR activities.
  • Implement the Company’s customer service charter and customer satisfaction survey.
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the Managing Director.
To be appointed to this position, one must have
  • Bachelors’ degree in Mass Communication, sociology or any related discipline.
  • Diploma in Mass Communication or Public Relations.
  • Computer Proficiency Certificate.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body.
  • Strategic Leadership training from a reputable institution.
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Excellent Communication, negotiation, inter-personal relationship, team building, leadership and organizational skills.
The positions are permanent and pensionable and a competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.
 

Interested applicants should apply by emailing us a copy of filled-in respective ‘JKF Job Application Forms Here’ to: hram@jomokenyattaf.com. 

Please note that the Application Forms should not be accompanied by testimonials. 

The closing date for receipt of the forms is 5th November, 2013.

Persons living with HIV/AIDs, disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.


The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation is an equal opportunity employer

We are ISO 9001:2008 certified
The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) is a Company Limited by guarantee and having no share capital. It is a leading educational publisher established by the Government of Kenya in 1966 and mandated to advance education and knowledge through competitive publishing and provision of scholarships. 

The latter are extended to bright needy secondary school children.
 
In pursuit of its mission and guided by the vision of being the premier publishing house in Eastern Africa and a leading scholarship provider to the needy in Kenya, The Foundation is looking for suitably educated, trained, experienced, self-driven and motivated individuals with exceptional creativity, enthusiasm and energy to fill the following vacant position:
 
Job Title: Assistant Editor - Humanities 

1 Position
 
Job Ref: JKF/PUB/AE/2013/002
 
Job Group: 5
 
Reports to: Editor
 
Supervises: None
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in copy-editing manuscripts and other projects as assigned or as instructed by the section editor;
  • Assist in proof-reading manuscripts;
  • Designs manuscripts for page layout and illustrations;
  • Assist in co-ordinating writing workshops;
  • Assists in preparing author-publisher contracts in consultation with section editors;
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the Publishing Manager.
To be appointed to this position, one must have:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education with the following subject combinations: History/CRE or History/IRE.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • A post graduate Diploma in Mass Communication will be an added advantage.
  • Leadership training from a reputable institution.
  • At least 3 years classroom experience or 1 year editing experience in a publishing house.
The positions are permanent and pensionable and a competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.
 
Interested applicants should apply by emailing us a copy of filled-in respective ‘JKF Job Application Forms Here’ to: hram@jomokenyattaf.com. 

Please note that the Application Forms should not be accompanied by testimonials. 

The closing date for receipt of the forms is 5th November, 2013.

Persons living with HIV/AIDs, disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.

The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation is an equal opportunity employer

We are ISO 9001:2008 certified

The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) is a Company Limited by guarantee and having no share capital. It is a leading educational publisher established by the Government of Kenya in 1966 and mandated to advance education and knowledge through competitive publishing and provision of scholarships. 

The latter are extended to bright needy secondary school children.
 
In pursuit of its mission and guided by the vision of being the premier publishing house in Eastern Africa and a leading scholarship provider to the needy in Kenya, The Foundation is looking for suitably educated, trained, experienced, self-driven and motivated individuals with exceptional creativity, enthusiasm and energy to fill the following vacant position:
 

Job Title: Senior Editor - Sciences 

1 Position

Job Ref: JKF/PUB/SE/2013/001

Reports to: Deputy Publishing Manager
 
Job Group: 3B
 
Supervises: Editors
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinating Editors in his/her section to ensure production of quality manuscripts;
  • Assessing manuscripts for content and relevance to established lists;
  • Copy-editing manuscripts and other projects as assigned;
  • Designing manuscripts for page layout and illustrations;
  • Co-ordinating writing workshops;
  • Preparing author-publisher contracts in consultation with section editors;
  • Preparing regular section reports on work progress;
To be appointed to this position, one must have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education with the following subject combinations: Mathematics/Chemistry or Biology/Chemistry);
  • Computer proficiency;
  • A post graduate Diploma in Mass Communication will be an added advantage;
  • Leadership training from a reputable institution;
  • At least 4 years as an editor in a book publishing environment;
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, inter-personal relationship, team building, leadership and organizational skills.
The positions are permanent and pensionable and a competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.
 
Interested applicants should apply by emailing us a copy of filled-in respective ‘JKF Job Application Forms Here’ to: hram@jomokenyattaf.com. 

Please note that the Application Forms should not be accompanied by testimonials. 

The closing date for receipt of the forms is 5th November, 2013.

Persons living with HIV/AIDs, disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.

The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation is an equal opportunity employer

We are ISO 9001:2008 certified
The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) is a Company Limited by guarantee and having no share capital. It is a leading educational publisher established by the Government of Kenya in 1966 and mandated to advance education and knowledge through competitive publishing and provision of scholarships. 

The latter are extended to bright needy secondary school children.
 
In pursuit of its mission and guided by the vision of being the premier publishing house in Eastern Africa and a leading scholarship provider to the needy in Kenya, The Foundation is looking for suitably educated, trained, experienced, self-driven and motivated individuals with exceptional creativity, enthusiasm and energy to fill the following vacant position:
 
Job Title: Deputy Finance Manager 

1 Position
 
Job Ref: JKF/FIN/FM/2013/003

Reports to: Finance Manager
 
Job Group: 3A
 
Supervises: Senior Accountants
 
Key Responsibilities
  • To deputize the Finance Manager.
  • To ensure timely preparation of long-terms plans, budgets and cash flow forecasts.
  • To liaise with the Kenya National Audit Office during statutory audits and assist in managing all statutory audit queries pertaining to overall financial management and control at the Foundation in consultation with the Finance Manager.
  • To ensure all internal controls are adhered to while examining all payments by the organization.
  • To ensure procurement procedures are adhered to while examining LPO’s by the organization.
  • To ensure periodic maintenance and updating of the fixed asset register and testing the accuracy and reasonableness of the rates of depreciation charged.
  • To ensure generation of quality management reports and analysis that will facilitate decision making and cost control in JKF.
  • To ensure practice of good quality stock management controls and reporting.
  • To ensure proper management of the Foundation bank accounts and that bank reconciliation and cash position are done on a daily basis.
  • To ensure that all revenue realizable to JKF is timely and accurately.
  • Recorded proper management of debtors within reasonable debtor days.
  • To assist the ERP users in maintenance of the various modules in liaison with the IT Manager.
  • To ensure adequate liquidity position at all times to facilitate prompt payment of suppliers, authors, and employees.
  • To ensure VAT refund claims are paid within a reasonable period.
  • To perform any other relevant duty assigned by the Finance Manager.
To be appointed to this position, one must have
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • CPA(K)/ACCA qualification
  • A member of ICPAK or any other internationally recognized accounting body in good standing.
  • Proficiency in use of computerized accounting packages (Preferably Syspro)
  • Must be conversant with International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Certification in Corporate Governance will be an added advantage
  • Excellent communication, analytical and problem solving, negotiation, inter-personal relations, team building, effective time management, leadership and organizational skills.
  • At least 5 years as Senior Accountant or equivalent.
The positions are permanent and pensionable and a competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.
 
Interested applicants should apply by emailing us a copy of filled-in respective ‘JKF Job Application Forms Here’ to: hram@jomokenyattaf.com. 

Please note that the Application Forms should not be accompanied by testimonials. 

The closing date for receipt of the forms is 5th November, 2013.

Persons living with HIV/AIDs, disabilities and women are encouraged to apply.

The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation is an equal opportunity employer

We are ISO 9001:2008 certified

Braeburn Kisumu International School (BKIS) is part of the Braeburn Group of International Schools. 

Braeburn Schools follow the National Curriculum of England and Wales, preparing students for IGCSEs, A Levels, International Baccalaureate (IB), and the National Diploma. 

BKIS is seeking a teacher for the following position:

KS3 and KS4 English Language and Literature Teacher with experience of teaching IGCSE.
 
Starting Date: November 2013
 

Applications Closing Date: 28th October 2013
 
Candidates must have a relevant teaching degree and previous experience in an international school would be an advantage.

All Braeburn employees are expected to commit themselves fully to the curricular and extra-curricular aspects of the schools. 

Apply immediately enclosing a letter of application, full CV, a recent passport photograph and the contacts of two referees via email to: carmel.odolan@braeburn.ac.ke
 
See our website for more details: www.braeburn.com
Exciting Opportunities for a Career Person 

The Company

 
Del Monte Kenya Limited located in Thika – Kenya is a leading producer, marketer and distributor of premium quality foods, fresh and processed pineapple fruit and fruit juice beverages. 

As part of our commitment to meeting our performance objectives, we are looking for a top class individual to fill a vacant position. 
 
Position: Production Senior Department Head
 
Key Result Areas

  • Planning/Scheduling/Coordinating/Supervising production activities.
  • Ensuring implementation of corrective/preventive maintenance of plant equipment.
  • Preparation and monitoring of operating budgets.
  • Maintenance of plant sanitation and high standards of hygiene levels.
  • Training and developing competent supervisory and subordinate staff.
  • Ensuring Company’s safety pogramme is maintained.
The Person
 
The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements:-
  • A Bachelors Degree in Food Science & Technology, Production Engineering or a related business field.
  • At least 5 years working experience in a comparable role.
  • Aged between 30 – 40 years.
  • A team player with ability to work under pressure, attention to details, problem solving skills, with a high level of accuracy.
  • High standards of ethics and values.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with all levels of employees.
  • Able to work shifts.
Applications:
 
Interested candidates should send Application letter and CV ONLY to the addresses shown below indicating Telephone/Mobile contacts. 

These must be received not later than Wednesday 06th  November, 2013. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Send your application to:

The Human Resources Manager 
Del Monte Kenya Limited
P O Box 147 
Thika – 01000

Email: hrkenya@freshdelmonte.com

Syngenta is one of the world's leading companies, operating in an exciting and vital growth sector. 

By bringing plant potential to life we help solve some of the world's most pressing issues, such as the need to produce more food from existing agricultural land.  

An opportunity has arisen to join Pollen Limited, Syngenta in the capacity of a Company Driver.
Reporting to the Technical Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the day to day provision of driving services and its maintenance. 

S/he will assist in collection and dispatching of Company goods, parcels, letters and any other official documents within the agreed timeframe.

Key Responsibilities 
  • Driving company vehicles to designated and authorized destinations.
  • Performing daily and routine preventive maintenance schedules of the vehicle to increase the efficiency of the vehicle.
  • Ensure cleanliness of company vehicles and security of its contents.
  • Report any detected defects in the vehicles and any accidents and incidents.
  • Record the vehicle daily trips and maintaining the mileage books.
  • Direct and supervise the mechanic on necessary repairs and checks
  • Ensure vehicles are always clean and in good condition, necessary maintenance shall be done as scheduled.
  • Responsible for the routine check-up of the vehicles, routine check-up to include but not limited to oil, brake function, water, lights & tyre condition.
  • Monitor expiry and renewal of his driver’s license without causing any inconvenience to the company schedule.
  • Observe strictly the company rules and regulation as provided for in the company polices.   
  • Ensure insurance, inspection report and speed governor certificate are renewed.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience
 
The ideal candidate must possess the following qualification and competencies:
  • Should possess a clean valid driving licence (Class BCE).
  • Should have a valid certificate of good conduct.
  • Basic motor vehicle mechanics skills will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum qualification of “O” level and proven track record on job capability.
  • Must have over 3 years driving experience with good knowledge of routes and places especially within Nairobi and its environs.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Should be medically fit and able to work with minimum supervision.
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please write in confidence to the HR Service Lead before 28th October 2013.

Enclose your curriculum vitae containing an e-mail address, telephone contacts, qualifications, experience and addresses of three referees and apply click here

Job Title: General Manager
 
Overall Objective of this Position: The General Manager is responsible for effectively managing the operations of the company so as to ensure the set performance goals are met. 

The GM is expected to build market position by locating, developing, defining, negotiating, and closing business relationships to ensure operating and revenue targets are met, ensuring company profitability and the attainment of product quality and service standards.
 
Reporting: The general manager will report to the Group Chief executive Officer.
 

Key Responsibilities
 
Business Development & Customer Relationship
  • Develop in-depth market understanding and use this knowledge to support new product development so as to enable the company to attain an edge against competitors.
  • Identify and execute potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities.
  • Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
  • Work closely with the business development team to ensure that the company is well positioned to compete effectively in respect to its product range, quality and service standards.
  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with clients and monitor their needs and those of the market to identify growth opportunities.
Leadership & Strategic Planning
  • Provide strategic leadership to company operations, working with the stakeholders and employees to deliver excellent value to clients and enable the company to maximize its revenue and market share.
  • Develop a dynamic business strategy that is able to deliver sustained growth in respect to both turnover and profitability as envisioned in the strategic plan.
  • In liaison with your team develop the company budget with the approval of the Board and continuously monitor discipline in adhering to the budget.
Human Resources Management
  • Recruitment of requisite employees, managing the employees in compliance of the company policies ensuring productivity.
Financial Management
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of company resources including finances, assets etc.
  • Set, manage and monitor the operational budget in consultation with the Group CEO.
Procurement systems
  • Develop and implement sound procurement systems that ensure transparency and competitive procurement of quality goods. 
  • This will be coordinated in liaison with the Group head of procurement.   
Education:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in business from a recognized institution.
  • MBA and Post Graduate qualification in a similar field will be an added advantage.
Skills:
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven good leadership skills and business growth abilities
  • Proven negotiating skills
  • Excellent computer skills including power point presentation.
Work Experience:
  • A minimum of 5 years in a relevant experience two of which should be in a senior position.
  • A person having worked in a related field in a supply chain of  hygiene and safety equipments and items will be an added advantage.
Person Specification:
  • Strong business acumen
  • Customer centric
  • High integrity
Application Process
 
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to recruitment@odumont.com before end of day 28 October 2013. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Job Title: Grant Writer
 
Job Summary
 
Responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate the company’s mission and programs to potential funders. 

Grant Writer will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.
 
The Grant Writer will conduct research for potential funding sources and create a calendar of when funders are accepting proposals. 

Maintain a database of possible funders and actions taken. 
 
Responsibilities include
  • Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders;
  • Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations;
  • Maintaining calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports;
  • Conducting prospect research;
  • Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals’
  • Providing writing support for major donor and individual contribution letters and acknowledgements.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree, and 3 -5 years of relevant experience are required
  • The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential.
  • Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly-organized, and have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information.
  • A high level of computer literacy required,
  • Candidates must possess an ability to work well under pressure and the ability to seek and synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form.
  • A solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants
Application Process
 
Interested candidates are invited to strictly email their cover letter and CV, clearly detailing their current remuneration and expectations to recruitment@odumont.com before end of day 29 October 2013. 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

Our Client: A leader in FMCG / Liquor Industry; owning and operating duty free travel retail shops at airports and seaports worldwide, as well as involving in brand development, marketing, and sales. 

The company is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, operating through a network of offices and warehouses in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

Job Summary:  A professional HR and Admin individual who must be a male with more than 4 years working experience in an international organization.


Industry: Duty Free Retail / FMCG

Job Title:  Executive Administration – Africa 

Type of Hire: Local

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Gross Salary:
 KES 50,000 – 60,000 per month
 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Dealing with vendors from sourcing for the vendors to sieving them and ensuring that the best vendor is the one selected.
  • Supervising the front office staff and ensuring that the whole premise is managed properly at all time
  • Editing the monthly newsletter and ensuring that the newsletter is sent to by the set date
  • Management of the intranet and ensuring that information on the intranet is up to date all new joinees must have access and exiting staff must be removed
  • Ensuring the Saturday duty roster is rolled out and approved monthly
  • Dealing with suppliers and ensuring that all office supplies are procured and delivered on time
  • Maintaining the employee data tracker
  • Organizing for conferences and other events
  • Ensuring that all staff supported to have uniforms are provided with the uniforms and an inventory of the same is maintained
  • General office administration i.e. ensuring cleanliness and neatness of the office at all time
  • Processing documents for the expat staffs e.g. the passports, work permits and alien cards
  • Ensuring that each and every new staff is allocated a seating space
  • Handling employee welfare activities e.g. weddings, funerals, newborn babies events.
  • Must have driving experience and willing to work at any time day and night and day of the week e.g. picking visitors arriving at the airport on weekend and taking the visitors for shopping and making them enjoy their stay in Kenya.
  • Able to act as a reliever whenever anyone in HR or Admin is absent.
  • Willing to go on field and meet with vendors and suppliers and give feedback on the same.
  • Can liaise with government authorities whenever need be e.g. city council in case an employee is clutched, the police incase on an accident involving company car etc.
  • Any other duty assigned by management
Mandatory Requirement:
  • Male candidate;
  • 4 years of working experience; and
  • HR / Admin background compulsory;
  • Must be aged between 27 – 35 years of age. 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • Degree Holder in BA;
  • Flexible to change.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver results on time.
  • Strong MS office and presentation skills.
  • Passionate towards work, self-motivated, takes initiative and responsibility.
  • Focuses on goals & deadlines, encourages teamwork, creativity & trust.
  • Delivers beyond promise.
  • Appreciates constructive criticism.
  • Good organizational & planning abilities.
  • Analytical skills & business acumen 
Application Instructions:
Kindly justify your application by stating similar experience matching ‘Mandatory Requirements’.  

Send your CV  (in PDF format) titled with your name, to jobs@genesisconsult.net no later than 28 October 2013. 

The subject line of the application should read, “Executive Admin.” 

Please do not call the recruitment firm or its respective client, doing so will forfeit your application.

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