TOR for New Position with The MENTOR Initiative - Kenya

Title: Emerging Tropical Diseases, Programmes Director
 
The MENTOR Initiative is a specialist tropical disease control NGO, working with the Ministry of Health, Kenya, to reinforce and build capacity for the establishment and maintenance of effective surveillance and control of life threatening vector borne diseases.
 
The MENTOR Initiative is seeking a dynamic person to lead its work in Kenya as part of a new initiative starting in January 20 I 4. 

If successful candidate will have at least 8 years experience in senior level management of vector borne disease control programmes at public health level, and will have worked in several disease endemic countries. 

You will have proven experience working within international organisations and collaborating with international disease control partners (academic and operational), and you will be able to transfer, and cross fertilize, best practice in disease control learnt from other country experiences. In particular, you will have prior disease control experience and training in the control of emergency vector borne diseases including Dengue fever and Chikungunya.
 
You will have a successful track record of design and management of vector borne disease control programmes, budgets, and donor fund raising.

You will have excellent team management capacity and donor reporting skills. 

You will also have excellent technical training and capacity building skills and will have proven experience of successfully working with national health leaders and decision makers in strategic planning and roll out of vector borne disease control programmes.
 
You will be an excellent communicator and will be able to work effectively in the two main international scientific languages (English and French), and will be able to travel and present the Kenya programmes results at national and international tropical medicine conferences, and will be able to work with national and international partners to co-ordinate the development of international publications as an when appropriate.

If you fulfill the above criteria and you have the energy and commitment needed to ensure the success of this work, then please send your CV and a letter of motivation explaining why you are the right person for this role, to: recruitement@mentor-initiative.net by the 4th Nov 2013. 

Only applicants who fulfill the above criteria and are available to start in January 2014 will be considered.

TOR for New Position with The MENTOR Initiative - Kenya

Title: Emerging Tropical Diseases, Programmes Director
 
The MENTOR Initiative is a specialist tropical disease control NGO, working with the Ministry of Health, Kenya, to reinforce and build capacity for the establishment and maintenance of effective surveillance and control of life threatening vector borne diseases.
 
The MENTOR Initiative is seeking a dynamic person to lead its work in Kenya as part of a new initiative starting in January 20 I 4. 

If successful candidate will have at least 8 years experience in senior level management of vector borne disease control programmes at public health level, and will have worked in several disease endemic countries. 

You will have proven experience working within international organisations and collaborating with international disease control partners (academic and operational), and you will be able to transfer, and cross fertilize, best practice in disease control learnt from other country experiences. In particular, you will have prior disease control experience and training in the control of emergency vector borne diseases including Dengue fever and Chikungunya.
 
You will have a successful track record of design and management of vector borne disease control programmes, budgets, and donor fund raising.

You will have excellent team management capacity and donor reporting skills. 

You will also have excellent technical training and capacity building skills and will have proven experience of successfully working with national health leaders and decision makers in strategic planning and roll out of vector borne disease control programmes.
 
You will be an excellent communicator and will be able to work effectively in the two main international scientific languages (English and French), and will be able to travel and present the Kenya programmes results at national and international tropical medicine conferences, and will be able to work with national and international partners to co-ordinate the development of international publications as an when appropriate.

If you fulfill the above criteria and you have the energy and commitment needed to ensure the success of this work, then please send your CV and a letter of motivation explaining why you are the right person for this role, to: recruitement@mentor-initiative.net by the 4th Nov 2013. 

Only applicants who fulfill the above criteria and are available to start in January 2014 will be considered.

The County Government of Kitui
 
County Public Service Board
 
Vacancy
 
Member Kitui County Policing Authority
 
The National Police Service Act, 2011 section 41 (1) (e) requires that the Governor appoints six (6) members of the County Policing Authority who should be recruited through a competitive process. 

In this regard the Kitui County Public Service Board (KCPSB) invites applications from competent and qualified persons from among the following categories of persons ordinarily residents of Kitui County:
 

(i) The Business Community
 
(ii) Community based organizations
 
(iii) Women 
 
(iv) Persons with special needs
 
(v) Religious organizations
 
(vi) Youth  

Functions of County Policing Authority
 
Section 41(a) of the National Police Service Act, 2011 outlines the functions of the County Policing authority as follows:
  • Develop proposals on priorities, objectives and targets for police performance in the county.
  • Monitor trends and patterns of crime in the county including those with a specific impact on women and children.
  • Promote community policing in the county
  • monitor progress and achievement of set targets
  • Provide financial oversight of the budget of the county police
  • provide feedback on performance of the police service at the county level county police,(g). provide a platform through which the public participates on all the aspects to do with county policy and the National Police service at County level.
  • Facilitate public participation on county policing policy
  • Ensure policing accountability to the public
  • Receive reports from community policing forums and committees.
  • Ensure compliance with the National Policing Standards
Requirements for Appointment
  • Should have a minimum of Form Four certificate KCSE D+ or KCE Division III
  • Should meet the requirements of chapter six of the constitution
  • Has not violated the constitution
  • Has not been declared bankrupt
  • Is of good character and moral understanding
  • Has not been convicted of a felony
  • Has been resident or employed in the county for a continuous period of not less than three years.
How to Apply:
 
All applicants area expected to attach copies of academic and professional certificates, identification cards, curriculum vitae and copies of clearance certificates from the following bodies:
  • CID (Certificate of good conduct)
  • Higher Education Loans Board(HELB)
  • Credit Reference Bureau
  • Ethics and Anti-corruption commission (EAC)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority(KRA)
All applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked on the left side, the category in which they fall (e.g. Business sector, CBO, women. Youth etc and addressed to:

The Secretary
County Public Service Board, Kitui County
P.O Box 33-90200, 
Kitui

Or hand delivered at the county Public Service Offices situated at Labour Offices next to the County Commissioner’s office entrance so as to be received on or before.

Important Information to all Candidates

 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification.

Vacancies in Nairobi County Government
 
Members of County Policing Authority 

6 Posts 

Vac. No. NCPSB/CPA/2013
 
The Nairobi City County Government wishes to recruit qualified and competent persons to serve as members of the Nairobi City County, Policing Authority, in accordance with the provision of the National Police Service Act 2011 Section 41 (1) (e) & (2).
 
The Nairobi City Public Service Board invites applications from persons ordinarily resident in Nairobi County to fill six (6) position in the following categories:-

i. The Business Sector
 
ii. Community Based Organization
 
iii. Women
 
iv. Persons with special needs
 
v. Religion, Organizations, and 
 
vi. The Youth
 
Requirements for appointment
  • Must have a minimum of K.C.S.E. ‘C’ or its equivalent.
  • Should be a good leader, of good character and moral standing.
  • Must be conversant with the security issues in Nairobi City County.
  • Should have a good understanding of the National Policing standards.
  • Should be able to set priorities, monitor and evaluate performance.
A person shall not be qualified for appointment as a member if that person:-
  • Has violated the Constitution
  • Is adjudged bankrupt
  • Is not of good character or moral standing
  • Has been convicted of a felony; or
  • Has not been resident or employed in the county for a continuous period of not less than three years.
The functions of the Authority shall be to:-
  • Develop proposals on priorities, objectives and targets for police performance in the county;
  • Monitor trends and patterns of crime in the county including those with a specific impact on women and children;
  • Promote community policing initiatives in the county;
  • Monitor progress and achievement of set targets;
  • Provide financial oversight of the budget of the County police;
  • Provide feedback on performance of the police service at the county level county police;
  • Provide a platform through which the public participates on the all aspects to do with county policy and the national police service at county level;
  • Facilitate public participation on county policing policy;
  • Ensure policing accountability to the public;
  • Receive reports from Community Policing Forums and Committees; and
  • Ensure compliance with the national policing standards.
Terms of Service
 
Members appointed shall serve for a term of 2 years and shall be eligible for re-appointment for one further term.

Note: Important Information to all Applicants
  • Applicants must attach copies of C.V’s, Academic and professional certificates.
  • Clearance certificates from C.I.D., EACC, HELB and KRA
  • National Identity Card
  • Indicate Sub-county and Ward of residence.
How to Apply
 
Candidates are required to submit their applications in sealed envelopes clearly marked the category being applied for and addressed to:

Chairman, 
County Public Service Board,
Nairobi City County
P.O. Box 30075-00100, 
Nairobi

Manual applications should be posted through the above address or delivered to the offices of County Public Service Board, City Hall 2nd Floor Room No. 212 while online applications are sent to: countypsb@nairobi.go.ke

Applications should reach the Board on or before 11th November 2013 at 4.30 p.m.

Are you looking for an employer who promotes individual excellence and mutual respect in a team-driven culture with a key focus on social empowerment? 

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya, “the kingdom Bank” is the place for those looking to new horizons.

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and self-oriented professional to fill the position of:

Head of Systems / Software Development 

The successful person will report to the Chief Manager – ICT Department 

Job Summary:

As Head, Systems Development, the role holder will be responsible for spearheading the detailed analysis, design, and development of In-house systems, and development and Management of enterprise Information Systems (M.I.S.). 


Additionally, this role will be required to maintain and support some selected applications and play a key role in various applications integration internally and also externally with corporate customers.

Main Duties:
  • Ensure effective and efficient systems development processes are in place and adopted.
  • Perform research on systems development tools, and report results and recommendations.
  • Manage and execute the systems development life cycles to produce safe and efficient systems with high quality.
  • Oversee systems implementation, and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of systems, and report anomalies
  • Motivate staff (System Developers) and Business Intelligence experts in the Unit for their top performance through appropriate level of coaching and by playing the role of a mentor.
  • Formulate development plans in line with business plans and the Company’s strategic plan.
  • Design and code reports/returns according to user specification with the key objective of delivering reports that will assist in decision making and control.
  • Develop and maintain documentation/manuals on system configuration or setup.
  • Carry out technical user training as required to enable users interpret the reports.
  • Assist in preparing system definition/specification by the users highlighting technical requirements.
  • Carry-out analysis of the requirements and recommend solutions to address user requirements.
  • Design and code the system according to user specification.
  • Carry out technical user training in respect to these systems so that the business can utilize them.
  • Roll-out piloted systems to the bank’s branches and users.
  • Provide test systems for UAT and ensure that functions/features are tested before being put on the live system.
  • Make changes to system configuration and parameters to accommodate business and technological requirements.
  • Secure systems by putting adequate controls and restrict access to programs by users in accordance to the requirements of the bank.
  • Interact with various corporate customers and develop appropriate solutions to integrate their systems to the bank (Business to Business.
Job specification: 

The incumbent will be required to possess the following qualifications, attributes and skills:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related degree.
  • Experience and good knowledge of development tools with a bias to Microsoft.Net (VB and C#) and Java.
  • Various programming languages and other programming tools i.e.  C++, Dephi, Java, HTML,XML
  • Must have designed systems or sub-systems which have been implemented successfully.
  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases specifically Oracle and MS-SQL
  • Ability to work through own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to tolerate stress and achieve objectives despite difficulties.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience, out of which 4 should have been at Senior Management level/ Head of System Development. 
  • Must have led a team of developers for at least 3 years
Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of certificates and indicating the current remuneration to the address shown below by 31st October 2013.

We are an equal opportunity employer:  

Only the short listed candidates will be contacted.                                                                          

Please quote this reference on your application and on the envelope: ICT – System Developer/3/HRD/2013

The Director
Human Resources Division
Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd.
P.O. Box 48231-00100
Nairobi
Applications are invited for the position of an Accounts Clerk (Job Group F)
 
Requirements
  • Age: 35 years and above.
Education/Qualifications:
  • KCSE Mean grade C and above
  • CPA II / ACCA II or equivalent
  • Diploma in related field from a recognized institution
Experience:
  • 5 years and above hands-on experience preferably from a learning Institution.
Interested candidates who meet the specified minimum qualifications should apply and attach their CV and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials and details of at least 2 (two) referees.

Applications in applicants own handwriting should be addressed to the undersigned to be received not later than 8th November, 2013. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
 
The BOM Secretary
Kiambu High School
P.O. Box 284-00900
Kiambu

Waiters / Waitresses, Barmen and Supervisors Required Urgently

For a restaurant and sports bar.

Opening soon.

Requirements
  • Disciplined
  • Have integrity and work ethics
  • Must have done o level
  • Relevant experience
  • Well groomed
  • Presentable
  • Product knowledge
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
To send CV to info@primestuff.co.ke

Sales Executives
 
Positions: Many
 
Industry: Service/ Retail
 
Location: Nairobi & Other Regions
 
Salary: KShs 17,000

Our client in the service/retail industry is looking for Sales Executives. 

The main purpose is to handle direct sales and push products to retailers and customers

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out field sales
  • Push for sales of the clients products
  • Liaise with distributors to ensure adequate stock
  • Market products to retailers and customers
  • Handle simple product queries and offer clarification
  • Creating product awareness
  • Participating in marketing and promotional activities
Knowledge & Qualifications
  • KCSE Certificate Holders
  • Fresh Certificate & Diploma in Business related field
  • Presentable and confident individual
  • Previous sales experience is an added advantage
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke , indicating the title (Sales Executives Ksh 17,000) on the subject line before 1st November, 2013

We do not charge for interviews.

Please note your current salary on your CV. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Re- Advertisement: Magazine Senior Sales Executive 
 
Industry: Publishing
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: KShs 50,000 Plus Commission

Our client, a leading magazine publishing company with its Headquarters in Nairobi is looking for a Senior Sales Executives. 

The successful s will be responsible for growing market share for its products among others.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Formulating and implementing sound marketing plans, policies, procedures and Marketing strategies.
  • Business development to attract new clients and to retain old clients
  • Conduct Market surveys and research for existing and new Products.
  • Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts
  • Establish and Maintain good corporate relations
  • Prepare paperwork to activate and maintain contract services
  • Manage account services through quality checks and other follow-ups
  • Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information, or feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff
  • Develop and implement special sales activities to reduce stock
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, and telemarketing events
  • Provide on-job-training to new sales employees
  • Conduct visits to prospective clients.
  • To ensure that monthly set targets are achieved.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
  • University degree (preferably with focus in Sales & Marketing)
  • At least 5 years working experience in selling media space
  • Good ability to convince potential clients
  •  Ability to develop and deliver presentations and other written materials
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Positive attitude, focused towards performance
  • Knowledge of advertising and sales promotion techniques
  • Ability to work without supervision
To apply, send your CV ONLY to, jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke, indicating the title (Magazine Senior Sales Executive) before the 1st November, 2013

We do not charge for interviews. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Structural Engineer Needed Urgently
 
The candidate should have the following;
  • The ability to produce structural design drawings using Autocad with design using PROKON or other designs software. If he or she is able to use Autodesk Revit that will be a bonus
  • The ability to extract quantities from drawings, and produce a BOQ.
  • The ability to check compliance of design on site
  • The ability to program work to achieve project deadlines using MS Projects program, with the ability to track resources and consumption.
  • The ability to write daily reports, and monthly board presentation with project updates
  • The ability to manage a team of site engineers, foremen, planning Engineers with project targets set by the board. Some management experience will be beneficial.
  • If a registered engineer, that will be a bonus. However it is not a Necessity
  • Should be able to use MS Office proficiently.
  • The candidate should have at least 4 years of working experience, primarily in building works.
Email your CV to MRiona165@gmail.com by 7th of November 2013

Position: Finance & Administration Manager 
 
Industry: Information Communications Technology (I.C.T).
 
Location: Nairobi 
 
Salary: Negotiable 
 
Contract Duration / Type: Permanent Full-Time
 
Reports to: CEO
 
Department: Finance. 
 
Urgency: Position needs to be filled immediately.
Our Client, a leading Information Communications Technology (I.C.T) firm seeks to recruit a Finance & Administration Manager. 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the effective running of all support areas. i.e. Finance, Operations (including HR and Premises), Data and IT, ensuring that the Client meets the financial and compliance obligations for all its stakeholders. 

As a member of the Senior Management team, the successful candidate will contribute to the strategic, operational, planning and oversight role, and where required lead project initiatives and teams. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 
 
Finance
  • Responsible for the financial & management reporting processes, ensuring the availability of timely and relevant information for the entire Organization
  • Responsible for the effective management of internal controls and the operation and effectiveness of all processing, including the payroll & accounting systems.
  • Responsible for the financial management of the organization
  • Responsible for leading the development and review of annual financial plans, budgets & targets with other departments.
  • Provides timely and relevant performance reports to the Board, CEO and other management as required.
  • Ensures the integrity of the annual financial statements by ensuring that they provide a true & fair view of the organizations affairs, meet legal requirements, comply with the relevant standards and reflect best practice.
  • Responsible for ensuring all statutory returns are prepared and filed with the relevant bodies
  • Responsible for managing/monitoring any tax issues – e.g. direct/indirect/withholding taxes.
  • Responsible for the management of the organization’s pension administration and liaison with external pension provider.
  • Responsible for fulfilling all the requirements of the role of Company Secretary.
  • Management of relationship with the external auditors, including being the key contact for audit planning and completion. Implements any action points arising from the Audit Management Letter
Administration
  • Oversees all Operational matters (including IT, HR and Premises) department in relation to field operations and other activities as required.
  • Responsible for identifying emerging governance issues e.g. in Charities reporting, accounting standards and health & safety. Keeping Board, CEO, staff & volunteers appraised and determining action where appropriate
  • Oversees integrity, protection and reconciliation of all related financial transactions, and ensures data protection compliance and income maximization.
  • Ensures best practices in procurement.
  • Management of The organization’s bankers, legal advisors, insurance brokers, IT and other professional advisors.
  • Deputizes the CEO where necessary, represents the company at external fora as required and undertakes other duties and projects as may be specified by the CEO from time to time.
Essential Knowledge, Skills & Experience 
 
Minimum of five years general management experience in Finance and Administration, reflecting the key duties of this role – in either the SME or Non-Profit sectors. 

Qualifications and Attainments
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting or Finance option
  • Must be a CPA (K)
  • Be highly skilled in the use of Microsoft Office & Outlook
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Clean driving license.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and managing a broad range of areas
  • Have sound judgment and a capacity for innovative thinking
  • Be enthusiastic and motivated.
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP accounting systems
To apply, send your CV only tohr@flexi-personnel.com before Friday, 1st November 2013.

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

Applications that do not have salary expectation on the subject line will not be considered.
Position: Finance & Administration Manager 
 
Industry: Information Communications Technology (I.C.T).
 
Location: Nairobi 
 
Salary: Negotiable 
 
Contract Duration / Type: Permanent Full-Time
 
Reports to: CEO
 
Department: Finance. 
 
Urgency: Position needs to be filled immediately.
Our Client, a leading Information Communications Technology (I.C.T) firm seeks to recruit a Finance & Administration Manager. 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the effective running of all support areas. i.e. Finance, Operations (including HR and Premises), Data and IT, ensuring that the Client meets the financial and compliance obligations for all its stakeholders. 

As a member of the Senior Management team, the successful candidate will contribute to the strategic, operational, planning and oversight role, and where required lead project initiatives and teams. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 
 
Finance
  • Responsible for the financial & management reporting processes, ensuring the availability of timely and relevant information for the entire Organization
  • Responsible for the effective management of internal controls and the operation and effectiveness of all processing, including the payroll & accounting systems.
  • Responsible for the financial management of the organization
  • Responsible for leading the development and review of annual financial plans, budgets & targets with other departments.
  • Provides timely and relevant performance reports to the Board, CEO and other management as required.
  • Ensures the integrity of the annual financial statements by ensuring that they provide a true & fair view of the organizations affairs, meet legal requirements, comply with the relevant standards and reflect best practice.
  • Responsible for ensuring all statutory returns are prepared and filed with the relevant bodies
  • Responsible for managing/monitoring any tax issues – e.g. direct/indirect/withholding taxes.
  • Responsible for the management of the organization’s pension administration and liaison with external pension provider.
  • Responsible for fulfilling all the requirements of the role of Company Secretary.
  • Management of relationship with the external auditors, including being the key contact for audit planning and completion. Implements any action points arising from the Audit Management Letter
Administration
  • Oversees all Operational matters (including IT, HR and Premises) department in relation to field operations and other activities as required.
  • Responsible for identifying emerging governance issues e.g. in Charities reporting, accounting standards and health & safety. Keeping Board, CEO, staff & volunteers appraised and determining action where appropriate
  • Oversees integrity, protection and reconciliation of all related financial transactions, and ensures data protection compliance and income maximization.
  • Ensures best practices in procurement.
  • Management of The organization’s bankers, legal advisors, insurance brokers, IT and other professional advisors.
  • Deputizes the CEO where necessary, represents the company at external fora as required and undertakes other duties and projects as may be specified by the CEO from time to time.
Essential Knowledge, Skills & Experience 
 
Minimum of five years general management experience in Finance and Administration, reflecting the key duties of this role – in either the SME or Non-Profit sectors. 

Qualifications and Attainments
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting or Finance option
  • Must be a CPA (K)
  • Be highly skilled in the use of Microsoft Office & Outlook
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Clean driving license.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and managing a broad range of areas
  • Have sound judgment and a capacity for innovative thinking
  • Be enthusiastic and motivated.
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP accounting systems
To apply, send your CV only tohr@flexi-personnel.com before Friday, 1st November 2013.

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

Applications that do not have salary expectation on the subject line will not be considered.
Vacancy: Sales Supervisor
 
A fast growing company in the communication sector with various sales outlets spread across the country wishes to fill the above position within its existing establishment, to be based in Meru Town.
 
Required minimum qualifications

  • K.C.S.E mean grade C plain and above.
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing, or an equivalent qualification in a related field.
  • Certificate of good conduct.
  • Should be between 18- 35 years.
  • Proven record of result orientation.
  • Those with sales experience at a supervisor level will have an added advantage.
  • Required skills and experience;
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.
  • Computer Literate with good report writing and budgeting/Financial management skills.
  • Should be an excellent team player.
Candidates who believe they are well fit for the above position should email. their CV and cover letter to: hrmsmart@gmail.com

Or post to:
 
The Human Resource Manager,
P.O Box 3140-60200.
Meru
 
To reach us on or before 31st Oct 2013.
Position: Imports Officer
 
Industry:  Logistics
 
Location: Nairobi (2 Positions), Mombasa (1 Position)
 
Availability: Immediately 

Our client, a reputable shipping company is seeking to recruit an Imports Officer with good experience in shipping to handle line operations, container tracking, assembly, bonding, storage and transportation. 

We are specifically looking for candidates with working experience in Shipping Industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Receiving  and coordinating all shipping operations to ensure accurate and timely shipping processes with maximum efficiency
  • Preparing import documentation
  • Checking import and export documentation to determine cargo contents
  • Administering online purchasing system for import orders
  • Keeping records of all goods shipped, received and ordered
  • Planning and coordination of administrative activities to ensure accurate results in all aspects of shipping and related to operations
  • Contacting vendors and or claims adjustment departments in order to resolve problems with shipments, or contact service depots to arrange for repairs
Qualifications and Skills
  • Degree / Diploma in any related field
  • A minimum of  3 years experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of customs procedures, laws and tariffs
  • Negotiation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
To apply send your CV only to vacancies@flexi-personnel.com by Wednesday 6th November 2013. 

Kindly indicate the position applied for, minimum salary expectation and the preferred location on the subject line.
Glacier Products Limited, manufacturers of ice cream (Dairy land, Mio and Amore mia) brands of ice cream intend to recruit a Quality Assurance Assistant who will report to Quality Assurance Officer.
 
Job Summary: Tests and inspects products at various stages and evaluates statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products.

Job Purpose: Ensure adherence of specifications and quality procedures at all stages are followed in the production process.

General Responsibilities / Duties:-

  • Check all raw materials/Pack Materials received if the meet company specifications and legal requirements and that they are stored in hygienic conditions to avoid deterioration.
  • Assist with maintenance of product specifications
  • Counter check that the standard operation procedures are followed in all processes, document and communicate the SOPs.
  • Confirm that the correct ingredients in correct quantities are used in the products.
  • Confirm that the correct packaging and correct labels are used during filling.
  • Carry out systematic checks, line quality analysis of the products
  • Assist in conducting internal, external and supplier’s audits.  
  • Assist in Training of staff in all sections.
  • Shall be responsible for record keeping and proper filling of all quality related documents
  • Participate actively in any technical committees & meetings
  • Shall control all food safety hazard in the work areas as per our food safety systems
  • Enforce IMS (ISO 22000-2005) systems procedures on area of work.
  • Any other duty as assigned.
Skills & Competencies:-
  • Possess a minimum of a Certificate/diploma in food or dairy science.
  • Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision on daily tasks.
  • Keen and articulate on details.
  • Relevant working experience:
  • At least 1 year working experience in quality assurance/control in the food industry.
  • Working knowledge of HACCP, GMP, ISO 22000:2005 and other Food Management Systems.
If you meet the above minimum requirements, kindly send your CV; (include your current/Last and expected salary) to hrm@dairyland.co.ke

Closing date for submission of applications is Thursday 31st October 2013

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