In addition to Manned – Guarding, Tracking Solutions and Cash Logistics Services, Security Group (K) Ltd provide Electronic Security Systems and Fire Safety Services with branch network covering the entire country. 

Due to the ongoing market expansion program, Security Group (K) Ltd is urgently looking for enthusiastic and can-do attitude individual to fill in the following positions.

1. Technical Business Development Executive 

(Security Products - CCTV, Alarms, Access Control & Major Projects)  

3 Positions
 

Reporting to the General Manager-Corporate Business Development, the successful Technical BDE will be responsible for:
  • Selling a range of Intruder, CCTV, Access control, Biometric and Integrated Systems
  • Developing new and existing business.
  • Handling major technical projects.
  • Ensure and coordinate new installations with technical team.
  • Identify new market and new product opportunities.
  • Follow up self-generated leads from networking, referrals and managing the existing customer base
  • Support bidding services in ensuring systems profitability in tendering process.
  • Accurately designing and estimating customer quotations.
  • Accurately recording and processing related documents and records
  • Build strong relationships with potential and existing customers and systems suppliers.
  • Carry out systems assessments on site to process customer contracts and finalize administration relating to contract.
  • Surpass agree targets for technical and equipments
  • Carry out systems surveys for both existing and new sites.
Qualities of the Technical Sales Executive:
  • Sales & marketing, security background, technical or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years proven track record in selling security electronic systems and  fire systems is essential
  • Time management skills
  • Sales and Marketing background, technical or related field.
  • A problem solver.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt working hours to meet with customers’ requirements
  • Strong sales experience business to business
  • Demonstrates a successful track record of achievement
  • Appropriate experience in a customer facing environment
2. Bids Services Executive 

(1 Position)
 
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Security Group (K) Ltd for an experienced Bids Services Executive.

Reporting to the General Manager-Corporate Business Development, the successful candidate will support the business in managing and developing response to client invitations to tender for manned-guarding, security systems and fire services. 

The focus of the role is to manage the response process and engage with all parts of the business to ensure a professional, compliant and compelling proposal is submitted.

The role involves project managing the response and bid writing. 

The role involves understanding customer’s requirements; engaging with technical and operational resource to design the correct solution; engaging with the pricing lead to ensure pricing to win; and ensuring the bid is properly resourced. 

The Bids Services Executive is expected to manage bids of moderate complexity and to provide support to larger more complex bids where appropriate.

Duties and Responsibility:
  • Provide bid management for moderately complex bids e.g. those involving single service streams, one or two business units;
  • Work toward attaining targets.
  • Project manage the bid response from Expression of Interest through to submission, clarification stages.
  • Marshall the resources of the organization to ensure a compliant and compelling response is submitted.
  • Coordinating the production of the legal and pricing response.
  • Writing quality and compliant responses to tender specifications
  • Managing and contributing to the development of the winning strategy
  • Liaising with the tender committees in securing contracts. 
  • Ensure SGA response adheres to highest bid and governance process and standards.
  • Capturing lessons learned (positive and negative), feeding these to the General Manager-Corporate Business Development and implementing resulting changes.
  • Undertaking tasks as directed by the General Manager-Corporate Business Development as required.
  • Produce bid cost budgets and manage bid costs with approved limits.
 Qualities of the Bids Services Executive:
  • Sales& marketing, security background or related field.
  • Bid management experience and demonstrable win rate
  • Good Project management skills
  • Competent writing skills and experience of Bid writing to a good and consistent standard
  • Competent negotiation skills
  • Strong inter-personal and planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple bids at one time
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong work ethic
  • A positive contributor to team work
  • Flexible approach to getting tasks done
  • Good IT skills – must have experience of word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe
3. Business Development Executives  

(3 Positions)

We are looking for BDEs to generate revenue in the Western, Central, Nairobi regions and a BDE to sell Fire & Emergency services.  

Reporting to the General Manager-Corporate Business Development, the successful BDEs will be responsible for: 
  • Generating new sales in security services.
  • Identifying customer needs and offer security solutions
  • Prospecting for new customers and carrying out security surveys.
  • Carrying out market surveys and gathering market intelligence
  • Providing quotations to customers/prospects
  • Discussing proposals with customers and making follow-ups to final conclusion, collecting down payments for services sold
  • Managing any jobs sold until successful completion and handover within agreed schedules of the services to customers’ satisfaction
  • Working together with operations resource to execute security surveys
  • Championing new product/service introduction in designated area 
  • Qualities of the Business Development Services Executive:
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: -
  • University degree in a business related discipline.
  • At least 3 years experience in a busy modern corporate sales department.
  • Experience in manned-guarding, security, fire services.
  • Sales management experience is added advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A team player with unquestionable integrity, high initiative and capable of working under pressure
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written.
  • Have demonstrable success in Sales
  • Good IT skills
In addition to the above qualifications, the ideal candidate should have the ability to establish and maintain excellent, mutually beneficial working relationships with customers to ensure continued commercial benefit for Security Group (K) Ltd , as well as demonstrate an up-to-date knowledge of the company’s market place and competition. 
 
Submit your application by email to: info@securitygroupke.com 

or by hand delivery at our offices on Mombasa road Opposite Crater Automobile Offices addressed to the HR Manager and marked. 

Applications closing date is 9am 31st January 2014.
Job Title: Regional Head of Marketing and Communication

Job Code: M&C/AK/140124
 
Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: Managing Director

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary:
 Our client is engaged in the sale of Internet services, as well as information technology (IT) equipment and related services. 

The Company is a provider of a range of ICT services for corporate, small office, home office (SoHo) and high-end residential customers in Kenya and East Africa. 

The Company’s products and solutions include corporate Internet, smart access, IT solutions, data services, multiprotocol lable switching (MPLS) solutions, advanced network solutions and collaboration. 

They operate in two business segments: Internet Services and IT Services.

The incumbent will be responsible for:


Planning, developing, implementing, reporting on and supporting the execution of regional (East Africa) and local marketing plans that are focused on creating opportunities and lead generation within key target markets.   

Furthermore, the Regional Marketing Manager will act as a liaison between head office Marketing and the regional management, sales and operational teams to build sales, and foster marketing alignment and efficient communication in line with the Protect Enhance Grow marketing strategy.

The Regional Marketing Manager will need to work closely with the IS International team and ensure alignment with the business strategy and importantly deliver measurable business value.  

The establishment of strong relationships with the Country Managing Directors will be critical and ensuring that the working relationship is one of cooperation and collaboration with the flexibility necessary to be successful in diverse markets.   

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for creating, implementing and measuring success of:
  • Comprehensive marketing & corporate communications programmes to enhance the Group’s brand image and position within the marketplace and to the general public
  • All organizational communication including PR & events, publications, client acquisition and brand image monitoring.
  • Act as an expert on all matters relating to marketing planning, implementation and management for the region at a country level in order to facilitate the translation of the marketing strategy into actionable plans that have local relevance
  • Support the IS International MD, in the delivery of the overall regional business development strategy and ensure marketing is supporting and aligned to this
  • Create area and local marketing plans for the region in liaison with IS International and the Country MD’s containing strategies, tactics and detailed implementation calendars, taking into consideration the regional strategy, market conditions, products and services portfolios and what local/regional resources that may be required
  • Provide support as needed for the day-to-day implementation of the regional and local marketing plans, including campaign management, regular ROI analysis and program measurements. 
  • Liaise with the Marketing Executive and IS International team and country MDs to ensure that local campaigns are optimally integrated across channels, reflect the Group’s strategic imperatives and incorporate relevant messaging, content and value propositions into local-level programs for the sales force .
  • Act as conduit for national marketing initiative implementation and go-to-market strategies across Region.
  • Gather market information and, in a consultative fashion, provide marketing expertise/best practices for reaching and being relevant to target audiences. 
  • Ensure in-depth knowledge of IS’s marketing-related tools, and utilise central resources to ensure that resources, content and expertise is not leveraged and replicated
  • Provide PR support where required and localise all content for local distribution
  • Use social and digital media platforms and tools to disseminate messages that are relevant and will achieve business objectives
  • Budget submission for all proposed marketing campaigns, including return expected in terms and campaign measurement tools.
  • Direct the efforts of other teams and co-ordinate at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the organization. i.e. Work closely with internal teams to support and augment their initiatives. 
  • Ensure provision of timely, accurate and relevant information to staff and the public through print and electronic media outlets.
  • Oversee all the Group’s internal activations such as oversee the CSR agenda and activities, company events, staff parties, team building and so forth.
Skills and Certification:
  • Bachelors Degree in marketing, business or related field
  • CIM added advantage.
  • At least five years of experience developing and deploying effective B2B marketing programs that generate qualified leads.
  • Experience in a Regional role desirable.
  • Good experience in BTL marketing
  • Experience across product and solutions marketing, segment or account based marketing, corporate marketing, brand marketing and marketing communications
  • Solid project management skills.
  • Experience in developing and executing on Social and Digital media campaigns both at a corporate and product level desirable.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
  • At least four years of supervisory experience.
Key Attributes:
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to lead and motivate other team members.
  • Drive, strong work ethic and dynamic approach
  • Track record of success and value addition in previous roles.
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision prioritizes work and meet tight deadlines.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, hands-on, independent, with the ability to take initiative.
  • Willingness to delve into the detail where required as well as providing leadership.
  • Strong ability to communicate with and influence across all levels of the organization 
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel which may be at short notice
  • Willingness to play a multifaceted role spanning client services marketing, solutions and client marketing, brand and corporate marketing and public relations
  • Well presented and approachable
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on: Regional Head of Marketing and Communication
Job Title: Territory Sales Manager

Job Code: TSM/I/140122
 
Number of Positions Open: 1

Location: Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client is an American multinational computer, technology and IT Consulting Corporation who deal in the manufacture and sale of computer hardware and software (with a focus on the latter). 

They also offer infrastructure, hosting and consulting services.  

They strive to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics. 

The Territory Sales Manager's role is to develop and implement a business strategy, a business plan and a sales strategy utilizing the business partners and marketing to achieve business objectives. Sales objectives include revenue, profit, services signings and customer satisfaction, etc. 

This requires a thorough understanding of the local marketplace, marketing management and strategy, sales strategy, the clients’ partner guidelines and capabilities. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Accountable for total customer satisfaction, market share,  revenue and profit
  • Adopt the right customer coverage model according to the market requirements
  • Establish excellent business relations with key customers
  • Lead the sales team to meet the client’s objectives
  • Select and prioritize the high-growth and value revenue opportunities
  • Participate in or lead cross functional sales and marketing teams
  • Develop client business propositions that clearly identify financial and other business benefits
  • Select territory distribution channels for solution delivery, with Territory Partner Management.
  • Identify and utilize all marketing resources available to help meet territory objectives
Skills and Certification:
  • University Degree preferably in IT or Engineering
  • Work experience of more than 15 years
  • Information Technology experience of more than 10 years
  • Preferably Multinational Background
How to Apply: 
 
Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by scrolling down and clicking on the link below: Territory Sales Manager
Herbo Limited, an interior design and construction company, based in industrial area in Nairobi 

We are looking for Sales and Marketing Executives andGraphics Designers for employment  

Email your CV to herbert.masiga@herbokenya.com
A water company with its business in Ngong Area, is urgently in need of an office Manager.
 
Salary: KShs 20,000

Job Description: The Office Manager will be responsible for data entry, report writing, managing the organization’s office administrative roles, handling of petty cash and other miscellaneous tasks.
 
Reporting to the Operations Manager and serving as the key contact person on the ground, this position's primary responsibility will be ensuring organizational effectiveness by providing administrative support to the organization's operational functions.
 

Working with the operations team, the position also contributes to the positioning of the organization image both to its customers and stake holders.

Duties shall include:
  • Records keeping and up-dating.
  • Compiling reports i.e. daily, weekly and monthly. This includes up-dating them before and after meter reading.
  • Stock taking.
  • Serving customers at the customer care desk.
  • Office cleaning.
  • Team-up with others in Meter reading
  • Supervising casual workers from outside i.e. at the farm and home.
  • Supervising a small poultry project.
  • Paying labourers who work in the proprietor’s compound.
  • Issuing and receiving items from office and out of office.
  • Filing information.
  • Assisting in supervising repairs when man power is not enough.
  • Calling customers and text messaging them when needed to for up-dates and follow-ups.
  • Collecting cash and cheques from customers who call from their homes
  • Taking orders from customers and ensuring they are supplied fully to the satisfaction of the customer in the shortest time possible.
  • Counter checking for orders when goods have been removed
  • Packaging and packing.
  • Custodian of all the goods that are in the office and the warehouse.
  • Responsible for the opening, and closing of the office.
  • Custodian of all the keys to both the store and the office.
  • Delivering products to the customers who are near.
  • Monitoring all the processes involved in the store/ warehouse management.
  • Record keeping.
  • Calling customers to ask them to pay their debts (debt collection and follow-ups)
  • Taking minutes in meetings.
  • In-charge of the petty cash used in the office.
Qualifications
  • A diploma in a relevant field.
  • One year experience in a similar position in a busy office.
  • Computer knowledge is a must have- Ms.Word, Databases
Personal attributes
  • Team player.
  • Somebody of high Moral standards and very honest.
  • Keen to details.
  • Very fast thinker / problem solver.
  • Positive attitude to the job.
  • Fantastic memory.
  • Ability to multi task. Ability to do multi-functional assignments.
  • Very good communication skills (both written and spoken)
  • Organization skills; can be able to prioritize.
  • Good computer skills.
Do you think you are up-to the task, urgently apply to us including; a cover letter,your CV ,including three professional referees, a day time telephone number through we can reach you through jobs@precisehrsolutions.com or Benjamin@precisehrsolutions.com before 2nd, February, 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Advertisement Seeking: Consultant
 
USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program
 
The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia. The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to build community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens-government relationships. 

TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.
 
The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Consultant.
 

Purpose:  

A PERSUAP basically consists of two parts, a “PER” and a “SUAP.” The Pesticide Evaluation Report (PER) section performs the systems analysis of the country’s pesticide sector from production (or import) to ultimate disposal. 

It addresses the 12 informational elements required in USAID’s Pesticide Procedures. 

The Safer Use Action Plan (SUAP) puts the conclusions and recommendations reached in the PER into a plan of action, including assignment of responsibility to appropriate parties connected with the program or project proposing to use pesticides.
 
The services described herein will enable TIS to respond to and comply with the requirements of USAID Regulation 22CFR 216.3(b), which outlines USAID’s pesticide procedures. 

The consultant will be primarily responsible for producing a Pesticide Evaluation Report and Safe Use Action Plan (PERSUAP) for Somalia and Kenya within the context of the USAID Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) for TIS dated 24 January 2011. 

The PERSUAP provides the technical data and analyses to support decision(s) in the IEE by examining the pesticide system from import through distribution to disposal using a systems analysis approach. 

The pesticide system analysis will provide the backdrop for accurately addressing the 12 parts of Regulation 216’s Pesticide Procedures.
 
The PERSUAP will evaluate termite control pesticides only. 

These pesticides are to be used in the treatment of lumber and for construction purposes in the Kenya-Somali border region and in Dusamareeb, Somalia. 

These are the only anticipated pesticide.

Objectives
 
The PERSUAP will:
 
a. Ensure compliance with the Agency’s pesticide procedures;
 
b. Ensure compliance with the Government of Somalia and Government of Kenya pesticide importation, testing, storage, use, disposal and registration regulations, laws, policies and procedures;
 
c. Identify and recommend appropriate mitigation actions for incorporation into the projects’ activities;
 
d. Identify and recommend alternative actions and/or pesticides, as appropriate;
 
e. Facilitate use of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) with a view to avoid or reduce unnecessary pesticide risk; and
 
f. Identify and address key pesticide use issues, particularly those impacting pesticide utilization by small-scale producers, laborers, and surrounding communities.
 
Qualifications and skills sought:
 
Education: University degree in Environmental sciences and significant expertise in entomology, plant pathology; weed science, IPM, pesticide toxicology or soil science.

Work Experience:
 
1. Familiarity with Regulation 216 is necessary and experience performing PERSUAPs, or similar pesticide environmental reviews, is preferred.
 
2. In addition to the skills outlined in the above paragraph the consultant must also meet the following minimum requirements:
 
i) Previous PERSUAP approval by the mission/regional Environmental Officer.
 
ii) Experience with PERSUAP analysis and reports.
 
iii) 2 years minimum experience in East Africa
 
Languages: Excellent oral and written English required.
 
Do you have the above qualifications and skills? 

Please send 

(1) a CV 

(2) current position and salary history and 

(3) three professional references 

to tisdairecruitment@gmail.com

Closing date: Wednesday, February 07, 2014

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Software Tester / Quality Assurance Officer
 
Location: Nairobi

Reporting to:
 Head of Technology

Responsibilities Include:
  • Developing a deep understanding of M-KOPA’s systems
  • Rigorous testing of M-KOPA’s application and channeling feedback to the development team in a clear and structured way
  • Analyzing test output, identifying discrepancies and clearly documenting defects
  • Writing test scripts to be used in the testing process
  • Working with the Quality Assurance team to ensure that M-KOPA’s systems meet the set quality measures
  • Building and refining M-KOPA’s testing tools and methodologies
Skills & Experience
  • 2+ years of professional software test/QA experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong testing skills with the desire and ability to find bugs before others do
  • Experience using software testing tools
  • Strong knowledge of software development concepts
  • Ability to differentiate between the developer’s and tester’s mindset
  • Critical thinker with analytical skills and ability to see the big picture while at the same time paying attention to minute details
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a willingness to go the extra mile to assist other team members
  • A results oriented individual who thrives working in a fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage own time with changing priorities
Software Developer
 
Location: Nairobi

Reporting to: Head of Technology

Responsibilities Include:
  • Developing web based software using C# on the ASP.NET MVC Framework
  • Developing software solutions for different platforms/ devices as required by the business
  • Clear and concise technical documentation
  • Resolving support tickets on M-KOPA’s systems
Skills & Experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in building solutions using C#
  • Strong practical understanding of Object Oriented Programming concepts
  • Strong  understanding of using ORMs such as NHibernate and Entity Framework
  • Excellent knowledge of MS SQL Server
  • Experience in Test Driven Development
  • Experience in working with messaging systems such as MSMQ and RabbitMQ
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage own time with changing priorities
  • A results oriented individual who thrives working in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a willingness to go the extra mile to assist other team member
Career Opportunity: ICT Technical Consultant
 
The National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC Foundation) is an independent, non-profit organization that connects the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with private-sector organizations and individuals to build public health programs. 

CDC Foundation is a partner of mHealth Kenya, a Limited Company that was formed to provide the much needed linkage between Private and Public Entities in the area of Health Service provision. 

mHealth Kenya seeks to leverage the Public Private Partnership (PPP) potential for the benefit of public health. 

mHealth Kenya has managed to forge several partnerships to enable it to achieve the PPP outcome that is anchored on 3 pillars:
  • Sustainability
  • Universal Access
  • Private Sector participation.
CDC Foundation in partnership with mHealth Kenya seeks a mHealth (Mobile Health) ICT Technical Consultant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. 

This will be an 8 month consultancy whose renewal is based on individual performance and availability of funds.
 
Role Purpose: The ICT Consultant, reporting to the CDC Foundation mHealth Kenya Country Director, will work according to the MHealth Kenya framework with the focal responsibility of representing mHealth Kenya in technical matters surrounding in-country health information systems solutions development. 

Major duties will include project management, determining the use of innovative solutions, software architecture, systems envisioning, overseeing development, implementation reviews, reporting, and documentation of projects. 

Previous experience working with mobile application projects will be an added advantage. 
 
This individual will serve as full time consultant of the mHealth Kenya Public Private Partnership, an initiative of the CDC Foundation.

Essential Requirements:
  • Bachelor Degree in Science in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • At least 2 years in health information systems design, development, and maintenance.
  • At least 2 years hands on experience in developing full-size health information systems to include applications programming and databases.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in designing and developing mobile applications in a large scale data collection environment in the health sector.
  • Experience in designing and developing systems that capture GIS data using mobile devices will be an added advantage.
  • Must have working knowledge in development platforms to include common and modern object oriented programming, software architecture/engineering, and open source development frameworks for PC applications and WEB applications.
  • Must have experience and clear understanding of database design and management.
  • Must have knowledge in hardware and networking.
All application letters and detailed CVs, copies of certificates, telephone contacts together with names of three referees should reach us no later than 31st January 2014 to: 

Email: recruitment@mhealthkenya.org
 
CDC Foundation mHealth Kenya
North Star Suits, 1st Floor Suite 3
Lenana Rd, Kilimani 
P O Box 9610-00100
Nairobi, Kenya

Applicants who can take up the positions immediately are encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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