Assistant Property Manager

Job Responsibilities:


Job Specification
  • Degree in Building Economics, Hotel Management, Business Management, Project Management or any other related field.
  • Diploma in Real Estate Management is added advantage.
  • At least 2 years experience in similar position.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
The position reports to property manager

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of routine maintenance and repairs.
  • Supervise grounds maintenance in areas where we are in charge of service charge administration.
  • Preparing repairs and maintenance schedules on daily bases.
  • Coordination of emergency repair work.
  • Taking inventory for tenants moving in and out.
  • Develop preventive maintenance program.
  • Supervising all repairs and maintenance activities on the site.
  • Preparing the marketing strategies for department.
  • Showing the potential clients our houses.
  • Marketing all our rental properties.
  • Coordinating the maintenance and repairs.
  • Preparing repairs and maintenance cost schedules.
  • Ordering the materials required for maintenance
  • Preparing utilities schedules.
  • Following up the payments of utilities.
  1. Electricity.
  2. Water Bills.
  3. DSTV and Zuku.
  4. Security services.
  5. Cleaning services.
  6. Alarm systems.
  7. Land rates.
  • Preparing water bills and invoices.
  • Preparing the landlord rent remittance schedule.
Job Specification
  • Degree in Building Economics, Hotel Management, Business Management, Project Management or any other related field.
  • Diploma in Real Estate Management is added advantage.
  • At least 2 years experience in similar position.
If you Fell you fit the above role,please send your CV to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke
About us: For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organisation, underpinned by a vision in a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organisation dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration. Creativity and Integrity. 

Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behaviour towards children both in their private and professional lives.

The East African Regional Office is responsible for 8 countries in East Africa, including Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania and Ethiopia, with a current staff complement of approximately 3500 staff, and current expenditure of approximately $200 million each year.

Save the Children East Africa Regional Office (EARO) is looking to recruit a Regional Humanitarian Operations Officer. 

Job Title: Regional Humanitarian Operations Officer – East Africa

Team / Programme:
 Humanitarian Team


Location: East Africa Regional Office - Nairobi
 
Grade: Grade 4

Type of Contract: National 

Child Safeguarding: Level 3 – the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people 
 
Role Purpose: The Regional Humanitarian Operations  Officer will support the regional humanitarian team and country offices with the production, coordination and dissemination of quality and timely management information (including tracking of humanitarian response finance/grants and human resource deployments); communication products and regional analysis. 

This will include working with country offices in the coordination and dissemination of ongoing response information through the use of tools including SitReps, Output Trackers; SCI Operations Management Tool (OMT); regional humanitarian dashboard; and updated programme case studies and factsheets. 

The post-holder will support the regional humanitarian team in improving our preparedness, contingency planning and backstopping of categorised emergencies in the region – including direct links with country offices to establish and resource identified support needs.

By supporting the regional humanitarian team, through research and monitoring of humanitarian information sources (internal and external) and attending regional humanitarian forum and networks the post-holder  will assist the production and dissemination of regional humanitarian trend analysis and early warning information, including the regional humanitarian dashboard, response alerts; written opinions and communication products illustrating the issues that children face across East Africa and showcasing Save the Children's humanitarian programme activities and achievements in the region to. 

The Regional Humanitarian Operations Officer; will support the roll out of regional capacity building; training and mentoring initiatives that are coordinated through the regional office in liaison with the Humanitarian and Leadership Academy learning centre in Nairobi. 

The post-holder will also work with country office project officers; information and communication officers and other associated staff in identify and support (including direct training/mentoring) capacity building needs. 

Scope of Role: 
 
Reports to:  The post holder will report to the Regional Humanitarian Operations Director.

The post holder will work closely with the regional humanitarian team; as well as others in the regional office (including HR, Finance, M&E etc.) and country office humanitarian, operations and communications teams. 

Dimensions: Save the Children works in 8 countries in East Africa (Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Rwanda, Sudan, South Sudan, Tanzania and Ethiopia) with a current staff complement of approximately 3500 staff and current expenditure of approximately $200 million each year

Key Areas of Accountability:

Key Responsibilities
  •  Build and maintain a understanding of the type of programme management information that is required for the evolving needs of Save the Children Regional Office, Centre and members based on on-going programme support; profile building and fundraising suitable for a variety of audiences.
  • Work with country office project officers; information & communications officers and others to produce, consolidate and disseminate regular SitReps; Output Trackers, Funding and Grants; deployment trackers and Operation Management Information (OMT); regional humanitarian dashboard; as well as updated Q&As and Fact Sheets (according to in-country sign off procedures).
  • Work with the regional team to track and update Country Office KPIs
  • Work with the regional humanitarian team to identify and support improved emergency preparedness and contingency planning across the East Africa region – including for the regional office itself.
  • Work with the regional humanitarian team (and identified country focal points) to support identified backstopping needs to categorised responses. Assist in the identification and coordination of resource needs and allocations (including tracking of funding and HR deployments).
  • Work with regional humanitarian team and others within the regional office and country offices to support the production and dissemination of regional humanitarian trend analysis and early warning information.
  • Monitor internal and external humanitarian information sources to provide oversight of emerging and continued humanitarian contexts. Attend regional humanitarian forum and networks as required.
  • Act as a key focal point within the regional humanitarian team for the coordination of media visits and internal and external programme visitors, providing all necessary Nairobi level documentation & support – including transportation, accommodation, registration and security & child safeguarding briefings.
  • Act as a focal point across the country programs for media & information requests across the region.
  • Work with country programmes to ensure that all media and communication protocols are closely followed and the in-county sign off procedures are adhered to by all SC members.
  • Support the regional humanitarian team and country offices in the identification of capacity building needs.
  • In liaison with the Humanitarian and Leadership Academy – Nairobi Learning Centre support the implementation of training, capacity building and mentoring initiatives across the region.
  • Provide training, mentoring and build capacity of country project officers and information communication officers or other designated staff to deliver usable response management information to meet region, centre and member needs.
  • Act as a link between country offices and centre and members to promote 2-way communication and accountability. Ensure country offices understand the value of the information they provide and that centre is sharing this information effectively.
  • Occasionally be deployed to country offices in the initial stages of an emergency response to assist with duties linked to this role.
  • Undertake other duties and responsibilities commensurate with the grade of this post
Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
 
Accountability:
  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
  • Creates a managerial environment to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding
Ambition:
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale
Collaboration:
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.
Creativity:
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach
Integrity:
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence
  • Displays consistent excellent judgement
Qualifications and Experience

Essential:
  • Able to manage a high workload and meet tight deadlines
  • At least 2 years demonstrable experience in role with similar responsibly for information management and coordination
  • A university Degree in a related field
  • Ability to work effectively to elicit information from a variety of stakeholders and to adapt this into concise materials in English to support and promote the work of Save the Children.
  • An understanding of response management and the critical importance of information management and communications
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Excellent and proven communicator able to communicate to a wide range of audiences.
  • Builds capacity with hands on practical approach and can demonstrate experience of training.
  • Resourcefulness, flexibility, good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines.
  • Good understanding of children's issues, rights, development and humanitarian issues, and the ability to relate Save the Children's work within this context.
  • Ability to work effectively with people from different nationalities, cultures, ethnic and religious groups across the region
  • Willingness and the personal circumstances to be able to travel regularly around the region (average of one week a month, sometimes more)
  • Competent IT skills and experience of using email and Internet
Desirable:
  • Experience of working for or with Save the Children, or a related rights or development organisation
  • Understanding of the developments issues and/or work experience in East Africa region
  • Basic competence in one or more of the major languages in the region
  • Experience of operating multi media equipment including digital cameras, video recording equipment, web cams, and voice recorders.
  • Experience of tailoring communication and advocacy messages for a variety of decision-makers and high level audiences.
How to Apply

Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter to EA.recruitment@savethechildren.org

Application closes 8th December 2013 at 5:00pm. 

We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.

Graduate with Experience in ISO/Kaizen 
 
A well established group of companies are looking for graduate with experience in ISO / Kaizen to assist their production team. 

Responsibility:
  • Minute taking for daily meetings between the production managers and the production team
  • Ensuring data logging is being done correctly
  • Handling and logging internally all customer complaints
  • Acting as a liaison between the production team and sales team
Required Skills

  • Must be a team player
  • Very organized
  • Good communicator
  • Computer literate
  • Preferably have some knowledge on Kaizen / ISO.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 30,000 
 
Deadline: 30th November 2013
 
Applications:
 
Send your updated CV and cover letter to: 

recruit@summitrecruitment-kenya.com 
Summit Recruitment & Training, Blixen Court, 
Karen road, Karen

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in. 

Only candidates stating current salary will be considered. 
 
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job
Function: Inventory / Logistics Auditor
 
Employer: One Acre Fund

Job Location: Bungoma, Western Province (some travel to Nyanza Province)

Commitment: Initial 6 month contract with potential to extend to a Long-term career (based on performance)

Organization Description: One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential.
 
One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We provide farmers with a “market bundle” that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access.
 

Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  

We are growing quickly. In six years, we have grown to serve over 100,000 farm families with more than 500 full-time field staff in Kenya.

Job Description 
 
One Acre Fund is a rapidly growing organization; increasing the number of sub-locations, districts, and members we serve in each year. We are seeking an Inventory Auditor to help us ensure compliance of our warehouses and logistics teams.

The role would require the individual to manage a number of tasks including help audit a number of warehouses, perform physical counts of inventory, assess adherence to logistics policies, and more!
 
The department is growing fast within One Acre Fund and there are opportunities for strong performing associates to quickly move into a leadership position.

This role would require strong critical thinking skills, a willingness to patiently communicate internally with directors and department managers as well as external vendors to help solve problems.
 
The position requires a person with a strong positive attitude and a desire to grow their career in the role.

Primary Duties of the Inventory Auditor
  • Accurately check and audit all movements in and out of our warehouses
  • Perform physical counts of inventory on an on-going basis
  • Assess compliance of warehouses with logistics policies
  • Assist with weekly and monthly reconciliations of warehouse activity
  • Prepare and share reports on Audit findings with supervisor
  • Assist in carrying out audit reviews to assess the effectiveness of risk management and adequacy of internal control
  • Attend weekly meeting with supervisor to update on weekly progress
  • Any other duty as called upon by the supervisor
One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership capacity.
 
We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and regular career reviews.
 
We also have regular one-on-one meetings where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about.

Qualifications

We are seeking professionals with one to two years of work experience, preferably in the audit sector.
 
S/he will demonstrate a long-term passion for agricultural development in Kenya and will be familiar with the challenges faced by smallholder farmers in Western Province.

We are looking for extraordinary candidates that are organized and proactive. Most of all, we are looking for candidates who have strong critical thinking skills, positive attitude and a willingness to learn.

Please apply if you fit these criteria:
  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized academic institution preferably Bachelor of Commerce/ Accounting or Auditing and/ or related relevant academic qualifications.
  • Minimum C+ in KCSE or equivalent
  • Work experience in a demanding professional environment such as government, business or NGO’s
  • Demonstrated computer skills in email, internet usage, Microsoft Office (especially Excel)
  • Strong written and oral communicator with good attention to detail
  • A willingness to commit to living in Bungoma for a long-term position
  • Leadership and management experience at work or outside of work
  • Proven ability to set and meet targets
  • Fluent in Kiswahili and English
  • Passionate about serving smallholder farmers
Please highlight the following skills if you have them
  • Experience in Auditing or similar roles
  • Experience in warehouse management or counting of inventory
Compensation: Competitive Salary 
 
Benefits: Performance Based Incentives, airtime and small transportation allowances 
 
Career development: Twice annual career reviews and constant feedback. Your manager will invest significant time in your career development.

Timeline: Resumes should be submitted by December 10, 2013. 

We will begin interviews in December and plan to make an offer to begin immediately. 

To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume only to kenyajobs@oneacrefund.org (Subject line: Inventory Auditor + the place you heard of the position) and include salary expectations.
 
Applicants who do not comply with this requirement will not be considered.

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer.

Our client a well-established Design and Construction company with projects in various parts of the country seeks to recruit a qualifiedGeneral Foreman to be based in Isiolo. 

He/She will form part of an existing team in providing the following:
  • Sourcing for work/projects in addition to marketing the company
  • Interpretation architectural, structural, civil and electo-mechanical drawings and sketches
  • General project management and site supervision
  • Preparation of material and labour requisitions
  • Vetting and engagement of all labour (skilled & non-skilled) together with subcontractors with close consultation with the Site and Construction Manager
  • Supervision and liaison with all project staff in regard to effective use of materials on site and maintenance of high-end workmanship
  • Handling and liaising with project consultants, clients and all visitors to the respective sites
  • Maintaining site order and cleanliness
  • Any other duties that may be assigned
Person Specifications
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • 3 years’ experience preferably in roads and culvert construction
  • Ability to read and understand designs and specifications
  • Ability to lead and inspire others
  • A self-motivated individual able to work with minimal or no supervision.
Applications and CV indicating Current and Expected Salary should be submitted preferably via email to: careersinafrika@gmail.com before 30th November, 2013.
Our client, a well-established Design and Construction company with projects in various parts of the country seeks to recruit a qualified Site Manager to be based in Isiolo. 

He/She will form part of an existing team in providing the following:
  • Providing overall leadership of the site team thus will undertake all execution, supervision and leadership of the project team
  • Briefing the head office on the projects progress and key material and resource requirements
  • Managing day to day operations and administrative issues relating to the project
  • Interpretation of architectural, structural, civil and electro-mechanical drawings and sketches
  • General project management and site supervision including time and quality control
  • Ensuring health,  security and safety of site staff as well as security  materials and other resources
  • Supervising the various component leads/ supervisors to ensure that each of them is on top of the issues and no part of the project suffers lags
  • Overseeing the various components of the project to ensure concurrent project progression
  • Liaising with the client representatives at every stage of the project and briefing them on milestone issues
  • Any other issue that maybe assigned.
Qualifications/Competencies
  • Degree in Civil Engineering
  • 4 years’ experience in concrete works; roads and culvert construction
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated team leadership
  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic team
  • A good communicator and good delegator
  • A self-motivated individual able to work with minimal or no supervision.
Applications and CV indicating Current and Expected Salary, should be submitted preferably via email to: careersinafrika@gmail.com
Our client is in the construction Industry and is currently looking forSite Supervisors

Role: To be assigned site/s and to work with various artisans to oversee the commencement of projects to successful completion

This will involve
  • Deployment of various trades men and casual handymen
  • Allocation/assignment of works to various people in piecework measures
  • Ensuring works are done efficiently
  • Effective quality control
  • Supervision of foremen
  • Review daily site attendance register and division of labour works and sign off
  • Review daily equipment work and sign off
  • Ensuring cost control mechanisms are put in place at all times
  • Preparing of stage inspections to assist in the preparation of certificates
  • Preparation of materials requisitions and submission to the Logistics officer
  • Review of works programme and ensuring it is followed to the letter
  • Advising the Projects Manager and the Head office of the salient site issues.
Qualifications
  • An engineering of construction Diploma or Degree a requirement
  • Experience and working knowledge-should have supervised past projects
  • Honest and forthright
  • Computer literate-able to use Ms Project Excel worksheets etc
  • Leadership capability/People skills
If you feel you fit the above role please send your CV to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke
The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is a not-for-profit Pan-African institution, dedicated for the last 25 years to enabling the advancement of economic policy research and training in Africa. AERC has its offices in Nairobi, Kenya. 

The Consortium’s mandate and strategic intent is built on the basis that sustained develop-ment in sub-Saharan Africa requires well-trained professional economists.

In collaboration with World Food Programme (WFP), AERC runs a project on Purchase for Progress (P4P) to establish and manage a data analysis hub across 20 country offices. 

The lessons and best practices from WFP procurement of food from local and regional sources are then packaged and disseminated.

AERC is seeking outstanding people to fill the following position which will be based in Addis Ababa and Nairobi respectively.
 
Research Analysts

2 Positions
 
Duties and Responsibilities
 
Under the overall supervision of the Project Manager, the key tasks will be to:
  • Conduct analytical and methodological research and contribute to the drafting of technical and analytical reports pertaining to the activities of the project;
  • Contribute to the AERC/P4P work with analytical inputs on regional emerging issues and initiatives on smallholder farmers access to market;
  • Contribute to the review of the country reports and contextualize the report to suitably capture the local context and ensure quality (methodological and coherence);
  • Provide technical guidance on the data collection tools and guide the country office team on the data collection. Ensure the quality and integrity of country level survey data;
  • Conduct periodic technical visit to the P4P pilot countries;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
To be considered for this position, you must meet the following minimum requirements and experience.
  • PhD in Economics, Agricultural Economics or related discipline;
  • Five years of relevant experience in economic research and data analysis, including collection, compilation and analysis of data, ideally covering food security and small holder farmers issues;
  • Excellent knowledge of use of econometric tools and statistical software especially SPSS, STATA and Excel;
  • Experience in data cleaning, management and analysis of large and complex household and other micro-level surveys;
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to conduct independent research;
  • Fluent in English (written and oral) and knowledge of French or Spanish would be an advantage.
If you believe you have the qualifications and experience to match this role, please submit your application with detailed curriculum vitae, stating your current position, remuneration, email, telephone contacts, and names and addresses of three referees. 

To be considered your application must be received 03 December 2013 addressed to:

The Manager, Human Resources and Administration
African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)
Email: recruitment@aercafrica.org ; with cc to dakmah@aercafrica.org

For more information on AERC, you can visit our website onwww.aercafrica.org
Embu Water and Sanitation Company is a Water Service Provider. 

The company seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced individual to fill the position below;-
 
Billing Supervisor 

EWASCO/HR/02/2013 

1 Post

Reporting to the Accountant, he/she will be responsible for maintaining timely, complete and accurate customer accounts and ensuring that all customer meters are read on time.
 
Key Responsibilities:- Supervision of staff, processing accurate monthly bills, loading detailed connection status to data loggers, producing monthly sales analysis and customer ageing analysis, formulate work plans and targets for section. Coordinating the data for the new consumers, transfer and termination of accounts addressing customer complaints, prompt reconnection of disconnected customers after payment of arrears, among others.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent from a recognised institution. A degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum CPA section 2 or equivalent
  • Minimum Work experience; minimum 3 years in a busy office. Experience in Water Company will be a plus
  • Must be computer literate
  • Person of high integrity and reputation.
If your background and competence matches the specification of the position, send your application letter and attach your curriculum vitae that contain your qualifications, experience, present position, current remuneration, day telephone numbers and names and address of three referees and send to;
 
Managing Director
Embu Water and Sanitation Company Limited
P.O. Box 2142-60100
Embu
 
To reach us by 9th December 2013 (you can also send through Email human.resource@embuwater.co.ke
 
Indicate on the Envelope “EWASCO/HR/02/2013

A start-up company offering career guidance services would like to fill the position of an Office Administrator

The ideal candidate is mature, self-driven and passionate about working for and with young people. 
 
Position Function: To implement administrative systems, procedures and policies and monitor office assignments. 
 
Duties & Responsibilities
 

Office Management
  • Maintain efficient operations at the front office and all administrative functions while liaising with all units such as Marketing and Finance.
  • Respond to customer enquiries and complaints; resolve them promptly or escalate as when the need arises
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipate needed supplies; place orders and verify receipt of supplies.
  • Manage the petty cash, cheque book and issue payments within authorization levels based on approved quotations and supporting documentation.
  • Handle bank deposits within authorized limits, VAT payments and basic bookkeeping. 
Correspondence/Reports/Writing
  • Document meeting meetings and take the lead for effective internal and external communication.
  • Handle mass mailings to external clients on behalf of the CEO.
  • Collate and generate monthly reports such as consumer trends in counties, peak and low sales periods, most effective advertising/marketing channels etc.
Information/Record Management
  • Set up and manage the electronic filing system for easier and more efficient retrieval of records
  • Maintain and update database of external clients such as institutions, and walk-in clients for quick reference and effective communication.
Event Management
  • Coordinate career related events in collaboration with institutions, corporate organizations, etc, to ensure DYC representation in the said events
  • Organize and manage business meetings, seminars, social functions; negotiating competitive rates and managing related costs
  • Prepare invitations for official and social functions and follow up on acceptance/regrets for planning purposes.
  • Coordinate domestic and international travel and support all travel logistics including visa related issues.
  • Review travel reimbursement vouchers for accuracy and ensure all supporting documents are attached to process claims.
Research
  • In collaboration with the marketing team, gather information from institutions on career related activities in institutions/churches/government across the counties and develop an annual calendar for planning purposes
  • In collaboration with the ICT Consultant, actively participate in writing two career related articles for publication in the website per month. 
Academic / Professional Qualifications & Work Experience
  • Possess a relevant Diploma; Bachelor degree is an added advantage
  • Have a minimum of two (2) years progressive experience in a similar position
  • Possess relevant professional certification(s)
  • Superior communication skills – oral and written
  • Must be a team player
  • Excellent analytical and report-writing skills
  • Excellent organizational, planning and decision making skills are required
Starting salary: Monthly gross of Kshs 13,000 – 20,000/- per month depending on experience and qualifications

Application Process:    
 
Interested candidates should send their CV and application letter to jobs@discoveryourcareer.co.ke by end of day Friday, 29th November. 

Kindly include details of your current salary, references, and certificates. 

Only the shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. 

The successful candidate will be required to take a career test to ensure that the job tasks align to his/her areas of interest. 

Please visit www.discoveryourcareer.co.ke to learn more about the career test.
Our client is one of the leading Corporate Tour and Travel Companies in Kenya.

The Company is currently looking for mature, seasoned Business Development Manager

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
  • To efficiently manage the sales activities within the Corporate or Holiday travel departments
  • To ensure that the Company’s  travel packages receives maximum exposure in the market and to achieve sales targets by implementing pre-designed strategies
  • This role involves direct liaison with the travel industry
  • Generate and qualify leads and source and develop client referrals
  • Will be involved in drawing up proposals and taking part in various tendering processes
Education and Experience

  • Degree in leisure, tourism, and marketing, Sales or business administration related subjects.
  • 5 + years proven track record in the travel or leisure industry, in a marketing or sales capacity of which a minimum of 3 years should be in a senior capacity.
  • Proven ability to exercise judgement and decision making in the promotion of travel related services, airline and holiday products.
  • An excellent knowledge of the travel industry and the key players.
  • Must be able to work independently within preset guidelines and be result oriented.
  • Ability to adapt to constantly changing markets.
  • Should be highly motivated towards achieving targets.
If you feel you fit the above role please send your CV to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke
Sales Executives - IT

Our client is an IT Company that Provides various IT services and Products

The role would mostly entail approaching potential customers with the aim of winning new business and also selling to existing customers.

Activities important for success include:
  • Relationship building;
  • Researching the market and related products;
  • Presenting the product or service in a structured professional way face to face.
Typical activities for sales executives generally include:

  • listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale;
  • maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person and via telephone calls and emails;
  • cold calling to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • responding to incoming email and phone enquiries;
  • acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets;
  • negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales;
  • gathering market and customer information;
  • representing the organisation at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations;
  • negotiating on price, costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers;
  • challenging any objections with a view to getting the customer to buy;
  • advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions;
  • creating detailed proposal documents, often as part of a formal bidding process that is largely dictated by the prospective customer;
  • liaising with suppliers to check the progress of existing orders;
  • checking quantities of goods on display and in stock;
  • recording sales and order information and sending copies to the sales office, or entering into a computer system;
  • reviewing your own sales performance, aiming to meet or exceed targets;
  • gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements;
  • making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations;
  • feeding future buying trends back to employers;
  • attending team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues.
Requirements
  • Previous work experience in Sales and Marketing; Preferably in an IT related role
  • Technical IT knowledge
  • Self-Starter and aggressive
If you fit the above role please send your CV to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke
A major player in the service industry wishes to recruit the following:
 
Human Resource Manager
 
He/She must be a University Graduate with qualifications in Human Resource Management, computer literate, knowledge of Kenyan labour laws & practice, be able to handle union matters including negotiations, recruitment, manpower planning & training, 3yrs experience in similar position.
 
Transport Manager
 

He must have a Diploma in transport / fleet management, valid DL, computer literate, honest & ready to work for long hours, ensure efficiency is achieved by putting in place effective control systems, 4 yrs experience in similar position.
 
Chief Operations Manager
 
He/She must be a University Graduate & an ex - forces in the rank of Major / Inspector of police with excellent exit papers, computer literate, valid DL, experience in handling operation matters & controls in a commercial environment,4 yrs experience in similar position.

Send your testimonials, PP size photo, P/copy of ID & salary requirement to
 
DNA/1605
P.O. Box 49010-00100
Nairobi
 
By 6th December 2013

Job Title: Trade Marketing Representative, Kenya 

Job Purpose: To achieve volume and distribution targets in order to maximise brand availability and visibility, through the execution of essential Trade Marketing activities in line with the channel, price strategies and the required customer service levels.  

Key Deliverables:
  • Implement a Trade Marketing and Distribution plan which meets the objectives of trade marketing & distribution and is in line with brand / price strategy and the needs of the trade in order to achieve the Company objectives : volume and value share, Numeric and Weighted Distribution for our Drive Brands and out of stocks.
  • Achieve trade coverage, visit frequency and outlet visit plan in order to maximise route effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Manage the Distributor, Wholesales, and retailers through the implementation of account strategies and plans in order to maximize volume, share and other distribution management parameters performance vs. the competition’s.
  • Ensure that the territory volume and distribution objectives of company brands are achieved by trade channel and outlet type in order that availability is maximised in line with brand strategies and the needs of the market.
  • Ensure optimal stock levels, product quality and freshness through stock management, orientation to the trade and reporting on supply chain and product issues.
  • Ensure that price is in line with the company strategy.
  • Co-ordinate contract employees to ensure that trade marketing representation in retail chain outlets is superior to the competition in respect of both core and added value services (where applicable).
  • Manage financial accounts and assets for the territory to ensure that trade marketing resources are secure and used in the most efficient and effective manner possible.
  • To take all reasonable measures to ensure adherence to BAT Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) guidelines as well as all local legislation relating to EHS during the course of work.
  • To provide market information and reports to ensure that the relevant marketing people are fully informed at all times.
  • Maintain accurate records & monitoring of the achievement of weekly/cycle objectives and to submit reports as requested in order to ensure effective communication is maintained with management.
  • Develop and manage an effective marketing team (Distributor & BAT team) through formal and informal coaching , monitoring, training
  • Implement and establish close working relationships with partners (distributors, trade and retailers) in order to gain high levels of trade support and loyalty whilst enhancing understanding of the trading environment
Essential requirements
  • Educated to degree level preferably in Marketing/Business Management;
  • 2 years of experience as a sales representative in a FMCG company
  • Clean and valid driving license Desirable requirements
  • Good communication, influencing, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Planning and selling skills.
  • Ability to co-ordinate & motivate promotional teams, part-timers, merchandisers .
  • Basic Computer proficiency (MS Office suite).
  • Experience in management of distributors' organization. 
For further Information and to apply;- 

Internal Candidates -visit the global interact site > my employment>jobs@bat 

External Applicants apply through www.bat.com 

Applications close on 6th December 2013 

British American Tobacco is an equal opportunity employer.
Our client is a Tours and Travel Company

Currently recruiting a Travel Consultant.

Job Role: Senior Travel Consultant with at least 5 years experience in the Travel industry.

Summary: The senior travel consultant will specializes in planning, conducting and offering trips to established and potential clients, work with specific clients or on special projects like group trips and travel adventures.
Requirements

  • Senior travel consultancy experience in an established IATA certified travelagency
  • Experience in using Galilieo sytstem
  • At least 5 years experience as an active travel consultant
  • Have strong domestic travel knowledge and at the very least a basic knowledge of foreign travel( Good sense of Geography)
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills and an excellent telephone manner
  • Will also need be sales driven, hard working and able to work under pressure
  • A certified and recognised tours and travel Certificate/Diploma/Degree
Job Description
  • Plan and Manage trips plus special projects
  • Arrange for airline ticketing, hotel accommodations and car rentals for the clients
  • Stay on top of travel arrangements and do follow-up on confirmations and reservations
If you feel you are qualified for this position. 

Please send your resume to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke.
Our client in ICT is seeking to recruit a Human Resource Manager to lead and direct the HR team to enable them to deliver a comprehensive HR service to the business.

Salary: KShs. 90,000

Availability: 
Immediately

Responsibilities:
  • Lead and direct the Human Resource team to deliver a comprehensive HR service to the business
  • Employee Relations managing absence, disciplinaries, grievances, sickness etc. Measure employee satisfaction and identify areas that require improvement
  • Learning and Development: providing guidance on development for managers and their teams
  • Training: Implementing the training and development agenda; identify areas that need attention and improvement
  • Reward advice and support employees on company benefits
  • Policy & procedures implementation of new HR  policies, procedures and processes
  • In conjunction with the Head of HR, ensure all company policies and procedures are up to date in line with current employment law. Ensure line managers are up to date with changes to any policies.
  • Working with senior managers, coaching them and advising on all people issues
  • Deal with complex disciplinary/grievance and HR issues, using HR and company knowledge evidencing appropriate decision making skills
  • Crafting of business and people solutions
  • Managing priorities between casework and projects
  • Managing HR budgets
Skills/Qualifications:
  • Masters in hr or any other related course
  • Degree in hr from recognized institution
  • Member of IHRM
  • 5 years working experience in a similar position
  • Superb communication skills honed in business partnering/advisory roles
  • Experience of dealing with senior and sometimes challenging individuals
  • Ability to build rapport quickly with key members of the executive team.
  • Ability to represent the human resource function as part of the bigger business picture
  • Confident directing hr and advising managers on all aspects of people management and development.
If qualified, kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘HR MANAGER’ on the subject line by 6th December, 2013.

Do not attach certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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