Letting Agent
 
Industry: Real Estate
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: KShs 40,000- 60,000 plus 4% commission

The main purpose of this job will be to rent, buy and let property for clients.

Responsibilities:
  • Obtaining pictures and measurements of rooms, doors, windows or any other specified areas for inclusion in newspaper advertisements and real estate booklets listings for property description.
  • Inspecting the property to determine if any repairs are needed and notify owner.
  • Studying property listings to become familiar with properties for sale.
  • Accompanying prospects to property sites, quotes purchase price, describes features, and discusses conditions of sale or terms of lease.
  • Assisting the buyer and seller in obtaining pertinent information or services, such as finance, maintenance, repair, or obtaining an appraisal.
  • Drawing up real estate contracts such as leases.
  • Preparing of closing statements, oversee signing of real estate documents, disburse funds, and coordinate closing activities.
  • Promoting real estate services and solicits owners in order to obtain new listings.
  • Interviewing prospective clients to implore listings.
  • Reviewing trade journals and attends staff and association meetings to keep informed of marketing conditions, property values, and legislation that would affect real estate industry
Professional and relevant experience
  • Proven excellent track record in letting of property.
  • Working experience in a real estate firm is an added advantage
  • Good communication skills both oral and written.
  • Be a mature and a presentable person.
  • Some who has integrity
  • A sales person
Qualifications
  • Degree in sales & Marketing/property management is preferable
  • Diploma is Sales and marketing from reputable institution
  • At least 2 – 3years working experience
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke , indicating the title (Sales agent - Ksh 40k-60k) on the subject line before 13th December, 2013

We do not charge for interviews.

Please note your current salary on your CV. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

HelpAge International (HelpAge) is a global network of not-for-profit organisations with a vision of a world where older people fulfill their potential to lead active, dignified, healthy and secure lives. 

With more than 70 affiliates and 300 partners across more than 50 countries the HelpAge International network brings together hundreds of organisations worldwide.

Job Title: Regional Communication & Information Coordinator
 
Department: Advocacy and Communications

Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Responsible To: Regional Advocacy and Communication Manager
 
Salary Grade: NS2
 
Key relations:
  • HelpAge International Country offices, Affiliates and Partners
  • Regional Development Centre Staff – to ensure consistency of approach in HelpAge International’s work in the region and to ensure the development of complimentary activities.
  • UK Secretariat staff – to ensure consistency of approach in the development of resource materials within the HelpAge network.
  • Be an active member of international communications team and co-ordinate activity between Africa and London;
  • Staff and volunteers of NGOs, INGOs and Governments
  • Suppliers
Overall Job Purpose
 
The Regional Communication and Information Coordinator is responsible for spearheading strategic communications work for HelpAge International East, West and Central Africa Regional Development Centre. 

The post holder will contribute to the profiling and promotion of HelpAge brand on ageing issues and support its advocacy objectives as well as programmes communications.
 
Key Responsibilities
 
Regional Communication Strategy
  • Develop, implement and evaluate an Africa wide Communications Strategy in line with HelpAge International Communication strategy and Africa regional strategy, with an objective to strengthen the EWCARDC’s role in advocating for the rights of older people.
  • Promote communications to key stakeholders, within the network and other organisations interested in older people’s issues in the region, identified in the communications strategy.
  • Design communications systems and strategies to reach key stakeholders and audiences and co-ordinate communication activities in the EWCARDC and support advocacy work in key areas such as Social Protection, HIV and AIDS, Emergency, Livelihoods, and Health, among others.
  • Ensure Africa work in region is reflected on HelpAge website and promoted to regional stakeholders
Media Relations and Advocacy Campaigns
  • Develop and maintain relationships with national, regional and international media based in the region
  • Monitor and track coverage of HelpAge key issues in regional and national media in collaboration with affiliates and partner organisations
  • Organize media coverage and arrange for interviews and briefings. Respond to media enquiries and make presentations to a variety of groups on the activities of the organization
  • Support affiliates and partner organisations in their initiatives to develop and maintain relationships with national and local media
  • Support affiliates/partners and country programmes in their activities relating to 1st October (UN Day for Older Persons), Age Demands Action, World Aids Day and other relevant events through the sharing of advocacy/awareness raising ideas and information.
  • Support the implementation of agreed advocacy/media campaigns in line with regional/country strategy.
Programme Communications
  • Strengthen capacity of affiliates and partner organizations by providing advice and support in development of their communication plan, strategic communications work and available resource materials to produce programme resources, e.g., brand, templates, publications and marketing forms, etc.
  • Build capacity of programme staff and partners to produce quality communications.
  • Work with programme staff in EWCARDC and country offices to promote information sharing within the region and globally and ensure regional funding proposals have strategic communication components.
Publications & Information Dissemination
  • Compile, produce and distribute publications identified in the EWCARDC Annual Plan. The key publications are the regional newsletter (Ageing in Africa), Older People & HIV and AIDS in Africa, project updates, regional conferences reports among others.
  • Compile, produce and disseminate briefing papers, articles and press releases on ageing issues in collaboration with programme staff
  • Collect stories and visual material and document impact of HelpAge International’s work for improving awareness and to support fundraising and advocacy’s objectives.
  • Manage the regional resource centre by maintaining a resource database, identifying and procuring resource materials.
  • Ensure all materials produced reflect brand position.
  • Maintain an up-to-date mailing list for distribution of newsletters and other materials and answer external parties’ general enquiries about ageing and HelpAge International’s work.
Online Communication
  • Keep Africa pages of HelpAge website up to date with multi media content and co-ordine with country offices, provide regular new stories on work in region.
  • Oversee information update on HelpAge internal website
  • Facilitate the uploading of relevant programmatic and other information in the intranet
  • Collect inputs for EWCARDC monthly report, compile and upload to the intranet.
Other Duties
  • Be an active member of the HelpAge International communications team.
Extent of Authority: The post-holder will make day to day decisions regarding the implementation of work within an agreed framework and budget limitations.

Person Specification
  • Degree level education preferably in communication related field
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience of compiling, producing and disseminating information
  • Experience of work with different forms of communication media e.g. written, visual, audio etc
  • At least 3 years work experience with an NGO
  • Experience of media relations and advising senior staff on media issues
  • Experience of delivering communications training and capacity building
  • Experience of briefing, commissioning and managing external suppliers (print, photography, editors etc.)
  • Understanding of ageing issues preferred
Aptitudes and Skills
  • Ability to write narrative reports of a standard required by international donor organisations.
  • Proven experience of writing for websites
  • Fluent writing, speaking, and facilitation skills in English, including ability to proofread.
  • French, Portuguese or Arabic would be an advantage.
  • Sound knowledge of publishing, design and related information & communications technologies (Word, Access & DTP)
  • Knowledge of content management systems (desirable)
  • Ability and willingness to be administratively self-supporting.
  • Ability and willingness to travel within Africa if required.
How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send an updated CV and covering letter by 11th December, 2013 explaining how you meet the criteria for the role to:

Regional Human Resource Coordinator
HelpAge International
Africa Regional Development Centre,
P.O. Box 14888 - 00800
Westlands, Nairobi

Email: helpage@helpage.co.ke copy in hr@helpage.co.ke

Those who had applied need not to apply
FMCG Trade Sales Executive
 
Industry: Dairy
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 60,000- 80,000
 
Our client in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods/ Dairy industry is looking for Trade Sales Executive. The purpose of the position is to grow business for the client, manage a sales team, offer guidance and ensure entire sales targets are achieved.
 
Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing the sales team
  • Business development and increasing client numbers
  • Coming up with sales agreements
  • Reviewing sales performance of the entire team and ensuring targets are met
  • Organizing sales meetings and briefings
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers
  • Market intelligence and strategy
  • Presenting the product in a structured professional way
  • Coming up and offering after sales services
Knowledge & Qualifications
  • Degree or Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Relevant Professional body qualifications is a strong advantage
  • Experience in FMCG sales like foods & beverages is a must
  • Experience handling milk/dairy products is preferred
  • 5 - 7 years progressive experience in sales and client service
  • Computer literate & Excellent presentation skills
  • Supervisory, leadership and organizational skills
  • Hands on individual able to handle pressure 
If you are up to the challenge, posses the necessary qualification and experience, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (FMCG Trade Sales Executive 60-80K) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 13th December 2013
 
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing
 
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
Solar Sales Executive
 
Industry: Retail /Energy
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Compensation: Competitive package
 
Our client is a in the retail industry is looking for ideal candidates for a Solar Sales Executive. 

They are looking for candidates who have predominantly sold solar products.  
 
Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct sales of solar power products
  • Sell and market the clients’ products in the region as assigned by the company
  • Meet sales targets for assigned region
  • Keep excellent customer relations and to implement the company’s sales policies
  • Identify clients’ needs and advise them on the most suitable products
  • Advise management on market trends and other issues pertinent to the client
  • Must have a strong track record of success
  • Ability to quickly learn the technical aspects of solar PV systems required
  • Demonstrated ‘consultative’ selling experience
  • Proven ability to manage projects under deadline
Knowledge & Qualifications
  • Degree or Diploma in sales and marketing or related courses
  • Over 3 years experience in sales and marketing preferably solar or other renewable energy solutions
  • A solid understanding of solar technology
  • Have experience in both account management and business development
  • Ease in relating to diverse audiences
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • The candidate must be proficient in presenting to large groups and decision makers
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
The successful applicant will be someone who is very independent and can drive their own success

If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke, indicating the title (Solar Sales Executives) on the subject line before 13th December, 2013.

We do not charge for interviews.

Please note your current salary on your CV. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Client Profile: Our client installs and operates its proprietary high tech, low cost, solar powered microgrids in offgrid villages. Through this, offgrid households receive modern light, can charge their mobile phones and are able to use other modern appliances such as TVs, radios, computers, etc. 

The outfit is pursuing a profitable business model and is expanding rapidly in Tanzania. The client is a fast growing, well funded, high potential venture business, based across East Africa and Ghana that is run by a strong team of experienced professionals.
The business seeks to complement its senior management team in Tanzania. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly talented individual to contribute to and own part of one of the most promising companies in the energy access sector in Africa.

Industry: Energy

Job Title: Head of Energy Services Division 

Job Summary: As Head of Enserve (Energy Services division) the incumbent will coordinate Sales, Marketing and Distribution for East Africa. The Head of Enserve has two primary responsibilities: growing the customer base and ensuring ongoing customer satisfaction. 


These responsibilities include development of new markets, defining products and service offerings, development and management of agent and customer service network and brand development. 

The position starts in January 2014.

Type of Hire: Local / Expatriate 

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; frequent national and some international travel will be required.

Salary: The compensation is negotiable, including an equity component in line with typical venture businesses.
 
Job Responsibilities:
  • Growing the customer base; identifying and enlisting new villages for installation of microgrids,
  • Manage marketing campaigns
  • Recruit, train and manage agent network. The agent networks main tasks are:
  • Signup customers for services and appliance sales/leasing Install meters and plugnplay appliances
  • Ongoing sale of prepaid services
  • Identify customer demand and provide feedback to improve offerings
  • Measure division performance and report to CEO
The following Key Performance Metrics (KPMs) will be used to evaluate the performance of the division:

Average Revenue per User (ARPU)
  • Customer acquisition: New customers per month; Absolute and relative to potential connections
  • Customer retention, as a measure of customer satisfaction
Mandatory Requirements: We seek an entrepreneurial minded, highly talented individual to join this team in a senior management position in Tanzania.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA, MSc or equivalent degree
  • 5 years or more in relevant work experience

  • Sales or Marketing of consumer goods in East Africa

  • Startup experience

  • Experience in building, managing network of sales/service agents

  • Excellent communication skills in English required; proficiency in Swahili desired

  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Flexible – maintains effectiveness in a fast moving and/or changing environment and with varying tasks, responsibilities or people
  • Able to stick to deadlines
How to Apply:

Please apply if you meet the ‘Mandatory Requirements’.  

Send your CV  (in PDF format) titled with your name, to jobs@genesisconsult.net no later than 14th December 2013. 

The subject line of the application should read, “Head of Energy.” 

Please do not call the recruitment firm or its respective client, doing so will forfeit your application.
Our client is an established and fast growing transport provider in the East African region. 

In line with their growth and expansion plan they are sourcing for talented, passionate, self driven and energetic professionals looking to develop and enhance their career to take up the following position:-
 
Head of Risk / Internal Audit


Main Purpose of the Job: Provide independent objective assurance on the effectiveness of risk management, internal controls and governance processes to support the achievement of the business goals and objectives.
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Preparation of risk based annual audit plans aligned to specified objectives for the continuous audit of the company’s risk management
  • Internal controls, governance processes and financial statements
  • Overall co-ordination and supervision of audit staff to ensure implementation of audit plans as approved by the Audit Committee
  • Plan and co-ordinate the timely performance of special audit investigations and forensic audits as necessary
  • Prepare quarterly audit reports to the Audit Committee
  • Monitor the implementation of audit recommendations and report findings to the Audit Committee and senior management
  • Lead and coordinate preparation of the Department’s annual budget and control and monitor its implementation
  • Explore and implement appropriate technology to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the audit function
  • Facilitate maintenance of ISO Standards in the Workshops and other Quality Standards implemented
  • Oversee protection of company assets by ensuring compliance to corporate governance standards by Management
  • Develop, deploy and retain talent including completing performance appraisals, personal development and succession plans effectively and on time in accordance with the established performance management system
Job Skills
  • Excellent understanding of Accounting, Finance, Auditing and Business issues in general
  • Risk assessment skills: Ability to plan effectively to ensure adequate coverage of all high and critical risks
  • Ability to assess and identify trouble spots for requisite audit coverage
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain high work standards
  • Ability to achieve results through others
  • Ability to maintain independence and ethical standards in performance of assignments
Competencies/Behaviours
  • Professionalism, Creativity, Team Player, Leadership, Innovative, Change Champion, Interpersonal skills, Analytical skills, Organizational skills.
Academic Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Business related studies, MBA desirable, Must have CPA (K)
  • Not less than 5 years of active relevant experience in a similar position
Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs indicating current remuneration on or before 5th December, 2013 to the following address:

Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)
Email address: talentsearch@bpc.co.ke 
Tel: +254 712 316 888
A fast growing medium sized Sacco based in Nairobi with members throughout the country would like to recruit an Account Assistant

Qualifications:
  • Must have a minimum of C in KCSE
  • Minimum CPA 1 or equivalent
  • At least 23 years of age
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Sacco movement
  • Customer service training and experience is an added advantage.
Key Tasks:

  • Maintaining members accounts
  • Prepare reconciliations
  • Banking of Cash and Cheques
  • Withdrawal of cash for office use
  • Making cash payments
  • Filling payment vouchers and other accountable documents
  • Posting all payments in cashbook on daily basis
Qualified candidates are invited to apply with detailed Curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials to;

DNA 1606
P.O Box 49010-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya

by 13th December 2013
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) is a research body established within the provisions of science and technology act (1979) cap 250 charged with the responsibility to undertake research in marine and fresh water fisheries, aquaculture, environmental and ecological studies and marine research including chemical and physical oceanography, in order to provide scientific data and information for sustainable exploitation, management and conservation of Kenya’s fisheries resources and aquatic environment and contribute to national strategies towards food security, poverty alleviation and creation of employment.

With its headquarters in Mombasa, the institute also has research centers and stations located at Kisumu, Nairobi, Kegati, Naivasha, Sagana and Sangoro.
 

KMFRI being an equal opportunity employer wishes to advertise the following vacant position.
 
Position: Deputy Director (Corporate Affairs)
 
Job Group RI. 15 

1 Post
 
This is a senior position in KMFRI which requires a self-motivated, result oriented person who can work with minimum supervision.
 
Responsible to the Director
 
Key duties and responsibilities are:
 
a) Develop marketing policies for the institute with a view to ensuring KMFRI has an impact to the local communities as well as being a reputable institution both locally and abroad.
 
b) Plan and coordinate marketing and marketing research activities.
 
c) Liaise with other corporate! professional bodies that share interests with KMFRI, both locally and internationally with a view to establishing profitable collaborations.
 
d) Advise the institute on potential business opportunities and developments related to its mandates both in local and overseas markets.
 
e) Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
 
Minimum Requirements for Appointment

i. Masters in Arts (Commerce or Marketing) or MBA, plus CPS (K);
 
ii. A minimum of 10 years’ experience in research or a related environment;
 
iii. Demonstrated communication and information technology skills;
 
iv. Knowledge in public relations will be an added advantage.
 
Remuneration: Basic Salary - Kshs. 120,270 - Kshs. 180, 660 p.m. plus a monthly house allowance of Kshs. 56,000 and other attractive fringe benefits.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application with detailed resume and copies of certificates and testimonials to the address shown below not later than 24 December, 2013.
 
The Director,
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute
P.O Box 81651 - 80100
Mombasa
 
Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
Evans Nyakoni

Dated 3rd December 2013
 
For: Director / KMFRI.
 
Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute is ISO 9001 :2008 Certified

Green Zone Agencies (GZA) Ltd. is an agribusiness company founded in 2004 as a private-sector company to provide agribusiness development services to small, medium and large scale farmers in Kenya and incorporated under the Companies Act (Cap. 486) in June 2011. 

The firm is an inputs and services provider whose core business are in agricultural engineering, agronomy, crop protection and agribusiness management/business skills. 

GZA’s mission is geared at improving farming by offering top-notch agribusiness solutions for increased income, food security and sustainability. GZA implements its programs and business through various partners in various regions in Kenya and has its headquarters in Kisumu, Kenya.
 
GZA recently partnered with USAID under a 2-year USAID-KHCP (US Agency for International Development – Kenya Horticultural Competitiveness Partnership) Program for Soil and Water Management Technologies for Improved Productivity and Food Security in Nyanza Province. 

The overall goal of the USAID-KHCP Program is to increase rural household incomes and generate employment from growth and sustenance of a highly competitive horticulture sector. 

To effectively contribute to this, the program will increase the utilization and/or adoption of improved productivity measures for Kenyan horticulture producers through diversification, improved management practices and processing.
 
Job Title: Field Agronomist
 
Reporting to: Projects Coordinator
 
Primary Working relations: Managing Director, Projects Coordinator, other Agronomists and Monitoring & Evaluation Officer.
 
Duty Station: Kisumu with frequent travel to field sites.
 
Job Summary: Your main responsibility will be in provision of GZA’s range of agribusiness inputs and services, to ensure growth of GZA’s core business in soil and water management technologies. 

You will also provide after sales services to farmers, production advice and market linkage of our clients through partners within our networks.

Your core responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
  • In liaison with the other GZA agronomists, establish a coordinated series of demonstration units for various horticultural crops for target farmers ranging from commercial entrepreneurs to smallholder farmers.
  • Introduce new soil and water management technologies to farmers in the above-mentioned demonstration sites, which will also serve as a vehicle to share and reinforce Good Agricultural Practices (GAP).
  • Provide sustained training and technical assistance (extension services) to smallholder farmers participating in the demonstration units and other field sites.
  • Plan for and participate in GZA Field Days to share, showcase and promote successful technologies such as new varieties or production techniques to the wider farming community.
  • Plan for and facilitate technical training workshops to share good practices in soil and water management technologies and key crops.
  • In liaison with GZA’s Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, participate in conducting baseline surveys, regular monitoring and mid-term evaluations to document successes, challenges and learning points in GZA’s businesses.
  • Write regular monthly, quarterly, yearly and annual reports and submit to Project Coordinator.
  • Undertake other core businesses of GZA, which include but are not limited to: installation of irrigation systems, green houses, fertigation systems, and electronic water management systems; conducting sales of farm inputs and equipment and provision of after sales service.
  • Represent GZA in various local and international meetings and technical workshops in the field of agronomy.
  • Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the Project Coordinator and/or Managing Director.
Contract Period: 6 Months (renewable based on performance)
 
Qualifications & Experience:
  • Having good knowledge and practical background in soil and water management technologies will be an added advantage.
  • Must have good communication, writing and analytical skills.
  • Must have a minimum of a Diploma in Agriculture/Horticulture.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years working experience related to the above job description.
  • Must be in possession of a valid driving/riding license. Copies of this document and testimonials will be required for shortlisted candidates.
  • Knowledge of USAID-funded regulations will also be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in management of greenhouses, shade nets, furrow irrigation and water management technologies will be a plus.
  • Candidates with a background working in management of sweet potatoes, passion fruits and vegetable value chains will have an added advantage.
Skills Required:
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to use excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work extended hours.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Ability to provide training on good agricultural practices to farmers.
Female candidates are strongly advised to apply.

If you meet the above qualifications and experiences, kindly send a cover letter (indicating your current and expected salary) and detailed curriculum vitae with your daytime contacts (cell phone number) to

The Projects Coordinator, Green Zone Agencies (GZA) by e-mail to info@gza.co.ke to reach us latest 12 pm on Friday December 10, 2013.

For more information visit our website;www.greenzoneagencies.co.ke

Late applications will not be considered.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Our client, a market leader in the mobile commerce sector, is seeking to fill the position of Product Manager – Music 
 
Role Purpose: The purpose of this role is to drive the Music products in the market 
 
Specific Responsibilities 
 
Rights Acquisition and artiste management
  • Drive artist acquisition based on market trends and top artists in the industry
  • Grow the number of artists on our platform
  • Grow the relationship between the organisation and the artists
Digitization

  • Ensure that all the music content is digitized as per the requirements and ingested on all partner platforms
Marketing
  • Drive marketing strategies to position and drive growth of our market share
  • Building and manage key partnerships to position the music products
  • Implement processes and framework for analyzing usage and consumption trends in order to increase market share
  • Daily reporting and analysis of the usage, trends and revenues of music products
  • Manage churn and retention strategies for the music products under management.
Music Product experience
 
Analyze and improve the product/customer experience based on;
  • Market trends
  • Customer feedback
  • Analysis of conversion rate
Core Competencies & Experience
  • 5 - 8 years in Premium Rate Service Provider/Value Added Services/Mobile Network Operator, Marketing, Product Management
  • Proven customer/account relationship experience
  • Highly focused on getting things done; planning and follow through.
  • Strong analytical skills
How to apply: Send CV by email to: talentresource254@gmail.com 
 
Interested candidates should submit an application letter and an updated CV

Closing date for receiving applications is 13th December 2013.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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