Logistic/ICT Coordinator

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

The Job

Reporting to the Managing Director and the General Manager, the jobholder will be responsible for overall logistics, planning, management, co-ordination, implementation, control and on-going evaluation ICT projects and ensuring consistency with Companies strategy, commitments and goals
Responsible for overall logistics, planning, management, coordination, implementation, control and on-going evaluation ICT projects

Skills
  • Good communication skills.
  • Team player with strong operations, planning and logistical skills and ability
  • Logical thinker with ability to solve complex problems and in a short time
  • Ability to multi-task and put in extra time as required to meet tight deadlines.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to stay composed under stress/pressure with ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Highly detail oriented and organized individual
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with focus on customer service
  • Self-motivated and able to work without supervision.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or Diploma in any relevant field.
  • Three to five years experience in a busy Logistics /Operational environment.
  • High level of Microsoft Office proficiency with advanced knowledge of Excel required.
  • Fluency in English with good writing skills.
  • Good command of Swahili is an advantage.
NB: If you meet the above minuimum requirements,send your cv to:Hresourcefrank@yahoo.com and cc to hresource-frank@yahoo.com
Grants Assistant 
 
Land O’Lakes International Development has recently been awarded three year USDA-funded Kenya Semi-Arid Livestock Enhancement Support (K-SALES) project that will support the increased productivity, and boost marketing and trade of livestock products to the market. We seek local Kenyan candidates for the position of Grants Assistant.

This position will be required to travel more than 60% of the time to rural areas where we operate. Candidates interested in applying must be willing to travel throughout Kenya.

Requirements

  • 3 years of work experience in USAID/USDA funded grants oversight; 
  • Previous experience working with grants for project of similar size ($15 million and above);
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or similar required.
Interested and qualified candidates please send an email with a copy of an updated resume with the subject title: Grants Assistant, KSALES to recruit.kenya@idd.landolakes.com

Send your interest before the 28th of February 2014.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Business Development Manager - Health, Safety and Hygiene

Key Responsibilities

Business Development & Customer Relationship
  • Develop in-depth market understanding and use this knowledge to support new product development so as to enable the company to attain an edge against competitors.
  • Identify and execute potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities.
  • Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
  • Work closely with the business development team to ensure that the company is well positioned to compete effectively in respect to its product range, quality and service standards.
  • Build and maintain strong business relationships with clients and monitor their needs and those of the market to identify growth opportunities.
Leadership & Strategic Planning


  • Provide strategic leadership to company operations, working with the stakeholders and employees to deliver excellent value to clients and enable the company to maximize its revenue and market share.
  • Develop a dynamic business strategy that is able to deliver sustained growth in respect to both turnover and profitability as envisioned in the strategic plan.
  • In liaison with your team develop the company budget with the approval of the Board and continuously monitor discipline in adhering to the budget.
Human Resources Management
  • Recruitment of requisite employees, managing the employees in compliance of the company policies ensuring productivity.
Financial Management
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of company resources including finances, assets etc.
  • Set, manage and monitor the operational budget in consultation with the Group CEO.
Procurement systems
  • Develop and implement sound procurement systems that ensure transparency and competitive procurement of quality goods. This will be coordinated in liaison with the Group head of procurement.   
Education:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in business related field from a recognized institution.
  • A master’s degree in any related field will be an added advantage.
Skills:
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven good leadership skills and business growth abilities
  • Proven negotiating skills
  • Excellent computer skills including power point presentation.
Work Experience:
  • A minimum of 4 years in a relevant experience two of which should be in a senior position.
  • A person having worked in a related field in a supply chain of hygiene and safety equipment and items is a plus
Person Specification:
  • Strong business acumen
  • Customer centric
  • High integrity
Email CV and salary requirements to recruitment@odumont.com with “Business Development Manager-HSS” in the subject line



An upcoming Health & Nutrition Consultancy Firm in Embu County is looking for qualified persons to fill up the following positions:

Nutritionist/Dietitian. 

VA NO: P001/14

Job summary
  • He/she will be responsible for running day-to-day activities of the firm under the guidance of the Board Members
  • Offer comprehensive nutrition care services to clients
  • Participate in relevant internal and external events such as meetings, workshops and trainings.
  • In close collaboration with the Board Members assist in drafting, editing and finalizing articles for the nutrition updates/technical series.
  • Attend board meetings and other relevant health & nutrition stakeholder’s forums.
 
Minimum qualifications:

Candidates Must:
  • Be holders of a Diploma in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics or above from a recognized college in Kenya
  • Be registered with Kenya Nutritionists & Dietetics Institute (KNDI)
  • Should be computer literate
  • Have strong critical thinking and writing ability
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Have a high degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Willing to learn and apply new analytical approaches
  • Strong skills in basic computer packages – Knowledge in ENA for SMART an added advantage
  • Willing to relocate to Embu
  • Understanding of the local dialect is an added advantage
  • Possess previous work experience in a clinical set up is an added advantage
Front Office/Receptionist Intern

VA NO: P002/14

Job summary
  • To assist our clients and staff efficiently, courteously and professionally in all front office and related functions.
  • To maintain our standards of service at all times.
  • They have to reflect our atmosphere and convey a sincere welcome to all our clients and coordinate management with clients, staff and business.
  • Coordination of general maintenance of office equipment and overall office cleanliness.
  • General Administrative / Clerical Support to the Management Team – Job holder will also be required to carry out other various administrative duties for the rest of the Management team based at the Firm Office.
  • Maintain Registers – receiving and sorting incoming mail and deliveries, official documents and staff correspondence.
Qualifications
  • Minimum High School Certificate / O’ Level (Mean Grade C+) - Essential
  • Diploma in Secretarial / Front Office / Customer Services- Desired
  • Secretarial Skills – Desired.
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate effectively in written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
  • Ability to effectively follow oral and written instructions.
  • Excellent knowledge and hands-on working experience in operating Microsoft Office suite- Ms Word, Ms Excel, PowerPoint & Ms Outlook.
  • Ability to operate standard/modern office equipment, including but not limited to computers, telephone systems, copiers and facsimile machines. Excellent telephone etiquette.
  • Previous working experience in the health sector is an added advantage.
  • Willing to relocate to Embu.
  • Understanding of the local dialect is an added advantage
Volunteer Nutritionist/Dietitian. 

VA NO: P003/14

Job summary
  • S/he will assist the Nutritionist in carrying out his/her daily responsibilities.
  • Responsible for nutrition assessment and follow up visits
Minimum qualifications
  • Currently a Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics student in a recognized college in Kenya or have cleared college in the last 2 years and with no working experience
  • Should be computer literate and have strong communication skills
  • Have a high degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Willing to learn and apply new analytical approaches
  • Strong skills in basic computer packages – Knowledge in ENA for SMART an added advantage
  • Understanding of the local dialect is an added advantage
If you feel you meet the above qualifications, please forward an application letter indicating your suitability to this role, together with a copy of your updated resume, and copies of your academic certificates and other relevant testimonials to:

The Director
P.O. Box 21725 – 00100
GPO. Nairobi

Clearly indicate the position applied for and Vacancy Number on the envelope. 

Deadline for submitting applications (hard copies only) is February 25th 2014.
Supply Chain Manager
  • Supervise procurement and delivery of assets to areas of implementation
  • Assessed and planned logistic and operational needs for the implementation of programs.
  • Procured and cleared assets, according to regulations
  • Stocks and Warehouses supervision, fleet management and distribution on
  • Assets management and maintenance.
  • Deliver maximum product within budgeted inventory targets through effective end-to-end management of the supply chain.
  • Work with vendor manager/buyers on expanding selection, promotions, and optimum sourcing recommendations/decisions.
  • Drive system/process improvements in working with vendors on order management, vendor operations, and inventory management.
  • Complete financial metrics to improve efficiency and assist with in-stock management, including promotions, inventory replenishment, managing overstock inventory, and operations processes.
  • Manage multiple projects - prioritizing, planning and delegating appropriate tasks
  • Establish structure and processes that drive accountability, utilize fact-based decision-making, and achieve m measurable strategic and tactical results.
  • Combining a background in supply chain and change leadership, accomplish meaningful change in a manner that embraces collaboration and engagement from various Business Unit leads and focuses on continuous, sustainable improvement, measurable strategic and tactical results.
  • Obtain credibility with the business by demonstrating an expertise in world-class procurement and strategic sourcing; addressing the operational and financial value the Supply Chain organization can bring to the company.
  • Regularly analyze elements of the supply chain for risks, opportunities, and trends, prioritizing supply chain activities in collaboration with the other senior executives.
  • Collaborate with other managers and key regional suppliers to launch programs focused on service delivery, supply cost reduction, quality and safety.
  • Work with Analytics in benchmarking against key competitors and best in class companies in order to establish and measure key performance metrics within operations to track key deliverables/priorities.
  • Address and resolve talent or skill gaps throughout the division's Supply Chain organization.
  •  Supply Chain forecasting and planning.
  • Address vendor issues and concerns; invoicing related complications and/or disputes, technical or service related claims and investigations.
Skills and Qualifications
  • At least 8 years experience in a senior role in operations, inventory planning, demand forecasting, and/or product life cycles.
  • Strong understanding of Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas Industry will be an added advantage
  • Must have worked in different African countries such as Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, South Africa and Congo
  • Knowledge and experience in implementing Supply Chain best practices
  • Project management experience and a logistics background will be an added advantage
  • Must have a proven track record in taking ownership, driving results and moving with speed to implement ideas in a fast-paced online environment.
  • Highly analytical, flexible, action and results oriented, self-starting, and be comfortable with computer databases and tools. 

  • Possesses strong analytical and numerical skills with strong experience of Excel, including Macros, V-Lookups and Pivot Tables.
  • University degree required, ideally in a technical or analytical discipline
  • Strong ability to manage and direct employees
  • Strong ability to define and communicate strategic direction while working through details
  • Strong customer service skills
Email CV and salary requirements to recruitment@odumont.com with “Supply Chain Manager” in the subject line.



Director Of Maintenance

Airworks (K) Ltd based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi is looking for Director of Maintenance who will be responsible in ensuring that all maintenance is carried out by suitably Approved maintenance organisation(s), in accordance with the relevant approved maintenance programme, on time and to an approved standard. 

Qualifications
  • Have Kenyan aircraft maintenance engineer’s license category A and C or Category R or Category X-Autopilot, Instrument, Compass .
  • Type ratings on PT6A Engines, Cessna 208 and Beechcraft 1900 Series.
  • Three years experience in maintaining the PT6A Engines, Cessna 208 Series and Beechcraft 1900 Series including one year in the capacity of returning aircraft to service.
  • Good Knowledge of the set up and requirements of a AOC holder and the regulatory requirements.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Able to work independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Good leadership and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work within set timelines.
  • Experience in a similar position will be an added advantage
Responsibilities
  • Coordinates scheduled maintenance, the application of ADs, the replacement of service life limited parts, and components inspection to ensure the work is carried out properly,
  • Ensure all maintenance is performed per the requirements and procedures, contained in the Maintenance Control Manual, to the standard required by the Authority, and in accordance with part IV of the Civil Aviation (AOC) regulations, Civil Aviation (AMO) regulations 2013 and the Civil aviation (Airworthiness) regulations 2013 .
  • Developing Aircraft Maintenance Programs for each Aeroplane type, including the associated reliability programme, and for obtaining approval of all amendments to the programme.
  • Analyzing the effectiveness of the  Aircraft maintenance programme.
  • Managing the approval of modification and repairs.
  • Ensuring, in conjunction with the respective maintenance organization, that modifications are accomplished in accordance with an approved standard and for establishing a policy for the embodiment of non‐mandatory modifications which are published by the Aeroplanes ,Engine and component manufacturers.
  • Managing all airworthiness records and ensuring that all entries are done on time.
  • Ensuring all known defects are rectified.
Deadline for applications is on 28th Feb 2014.

Applications with copies of relevant certificates to be directed to

The Accountable Manager,
Airworks(K) Ltd,
P.O BOX 27508-00506,
Nairobi.
or  
E-mail: - info@airworks.co.ke



Accountants Assistant - Mombasa
 
Job Summary

Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by compiling information, preparing profit and loss statements, and utilizing appropriate accounting control procedures. 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Prepare profit and loss statements, monthly expense comparison, bank reconciliations and petty cash report
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts.
  • Analyze and review budgets and expenditures
  • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare and review budget, revenue, expense, payroll entries, invoices, and other accounting documents.
  • Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels, and ensure expenditure control.
  • Explain billing invoices and accounting policies to staff, vendors and clients.
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies.
  • Tax Returns: Proper records for all tax returns should be readily available and fully support all tax returns. Timely returns need to be made on a monthly/quarterly and annual basis.
  • Filing: Appropriate filing of financial documents [invoices, receipts, management reports, monthly and annual financial statements] should be kept safely both in soft and hard copy where appropriate
  • Negotiating terms with suppliers.
  • Assist with quarterly producer commission reports;
  • Analyze revenues, commissions and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately on a monthly basis
  • Review cash receipts journal entry
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • CPA part II or III and/or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • The person should have 3 years post qualification experience
  • Current resident of Mombasa
  • Experience in the clearing and forwarding industry or with logistics is an added advantage
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience filing statutory returns- NHIF, NSSF
  • Experience filing taxes
  • Experience doing payroll for the staff
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
Personal Profile
  • High level of integrity especially in regards to confidentiality.
  • Expertise in interpreting information.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Good analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Good computer knowledge especially using excel
  • Good decision-making ability.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressures, willing to work long hours.
  • Time management skills
Email CV, salary requirements and current location to recruitment@odumont.com with “Accounts Assistant-Mombasa” in the subject line.
Public Relation Officer

Our client a leading Law Firm based in Nairobi is seeking to recruit a Public Relation Officer to covers media relations, awards, website, internet and internal communications. 

The successful candidate should be intelligent and ambitious individual, who enjoys a challenge and a high level of responsibility in their work. 

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates public relations initiatives.
  • To maintain and update relevant sections of the website and internet.
  • To manage the firm’s processes for key awards.
  • To support internal and external reporting, including surveys, press coverage and reporting on profile raising activity.
Qualification:
  • Must have bachelor’s degree in Marketing or a related field.
  • Must have 2+ years previous experience in marketing and business development.
  • Prior experience utilizing innovative presentation, website and SEO projects, as well as working with Lexis Nexis Interaction CRM strongly preferred.
  • Superior technical and creative graphics skills using the Microsoft suite and LinkedIn profile or other social media skills required.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh.70,000 - 90,000/= depending on experience

Deadline: 1st March 2014   

Applications:

Send your up to date CV to:  kate@summitrecruitment-kenya.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Please indicate in your email which position you are interested in.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job



Pig Farm Personnel - Lukenya 
Salary
 (Kshs.18,000 – Kshs. 25,000) 

Our client dealing in pig rearing is looking to fill the position of Pig Farm Personnel, who will be located in Lukenya.

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for distributing food, giving medication, observing animals for signs of illness or injury, maintaining the facility, checking for proper ventilation and temperature conditions, assisting with problem births, performing artificial insemination or other breeding duties, keeping records, and coordinating the disposal of waste. 

The job holder may be responsible for marketing animals, transporting stock to other farms or processing plants, and performing routine maintenance on farm equipment.
 
 
Key responsibilities

Feeding
  • Mixes feed and additives and supplements according to dietary requirements of animals
  • Fills feed/water troughs with feeds and water
  • Plant, cultivate, and harvest feed grain for stock and irrigate crops for feeding animals
  • cultivates, sprays, and harvests crops, using variety of tractor-drawn machinery
Cleaning and HealthCare
  • Examines pigs to detect diseases and injuries and treats minor injuries and ailments
  • Disinfects and Vaccinates pigs
  • Engages veterinarian to treat serious illnesses and injuries.
  • Selects and breeds animals according to knowledge of animals, genealogy, characteristics, and offspring desired.
  • Attends to animals during and after birth of offspring
  • Disinfect and fumigates barns, stalls and pens
  • Sterilizes machines and equipment.
  • Ensure cleanliness of the ramps, scales and pens and ensure sawdust and straw are well spread for the animals
  • Grooms, clips, and trims pigs.
Branding
  • Marks livestock to identify ownership and grade, using brands, tags, paint, or tattoos.
Maintenance and Repair
  • Maintain breeding, feeding, and cost records
  • Manage and maintain farm implements and mechanical equipment
  • Repairs farm buildings, fences, and other structures
Sales
  • Segregates animals according to weight, age, color, and physical condition.
  • Arranges for sale of animals and products.
  • Opens gates and drives livestock to scales, pens, trucks, and holding and delivery
  • Maintains cost and operation records.
  • May butcher animals and cure meat.
Supervision
  • Inspects stock, buildings, fences, fields, pasturage and feed supply, notes tasks to be done, and assigns them to crews or individual workers.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in breeding, feeding, herding, marking, and segregating pigs and in construction and repair of fences, pens, and buildings
Minimum Requirements
  • Certificate in Animal Husbandry
  • Experience and proven Record in Pig Farming
  • One must have passion in working with animals
How to apply: 

If you are interested in the position and have the skills and talents our client is looking for, we would like to hear from you. 

Please forward a copy of your updated resume, and your current salary and benefits package to info@dorbe-leit.co.ke before close of business 27th February, 2014. 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.



Tullow Oil is Africa’s leading independent oil and gas exploration and production company and is a constituent of the London FTSE100. 

The Group has interests in over 100 exploration and production licences across 25 countries focusing on four core regions: Africa, Europe, South Asia and South America. Working for Tullow Oil in Kenya, you will be given the freedom and responsibility to make a difference. 

We provide the opportunities to build a solid future within our rapidly expanding portfolio and provide competitive rewards as part of our people strategy. 

Our high level of employee engagement is also one of our key success factors that we want to continue building on.

Tullow Oil is seeking a talented, self motivated, proactive and skilled individudal of high personal integrity to fill the following positions:

Senior Contracts Advisor

Reports to: Supply Chain Manager

Job Purpose: 

Responsible for placement of contract packages and subsequent post contract administration along with associated documentation development and approval requirements.

Responsibilities
  • Develops contracting strategies
  • Reviews and further develops specifications and scope of work.
  • Responsible for development, compilation and conduct of pre-qualification exercises, invitation to tender documentation, tender openings and evaluation of tenders received, including detailed analysis of commercial and contractual qualifications, contract negotiation and execution of contracts.
  • Ensures compliance with Tullow, JOA and PSC requirements along with governance and compliance obligations.
  • Addresses variations and claims with contractors
  • Oversees administration of contracts through to close out
  • Attends progress meetings and presents management updates
  • Provides support to Project Teams in support of the contract management process, post-award contractual interpretation and administration matters
  • Provides regular management reports on activities
Requirements
  • Minimum 10 years proven oil and gas contracting experience.
  • Preferably to Degree level in a business, engineering or management related subject.
  • CIPS preferred.
  • Formulation and negotiation experience of a cross section of complex contracts
  • Complete understanding of significant legal and commercial issues
  • International exposure within an oil and gas operating environment.
  • Formulating, evaluating and negotiating complex contracts.
  • Receptive to handling minor as well as major contracts
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with diverse business drivers and variables.
  • Handling of multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • High level of competency with the Microsoft suite of applications.
  • Commercially aware with sound business acumen.
Contracts Advisor

Reports to: Contracts and Procurement Manager

Job Purpose:  

Support the Kenya Business Unit to meet its objectives through the development of contracting strategies, composition and issue of invitations to tender, objective bid evaluation, preparation and award of the final contract, coupled with post award contractor performance management.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develops contracting strategies for non complex contracts.
  • Provides assistance in facilitating contract strategy workshop sessions.
  • Reviews Specifications and Scope of Work for completeness and enables technical functions to translate their requirements into a clearly articulated expression of commercial intent.
  • Develops, compiles and conducts pre-qualification exercises, pre-tender meetings, invitation to tender documentation, tender openings and evaluation of tenders received, including detailed analysis of commercial and contractual qualifications, exceptions and deviations.
  • Provides ad-hoc support to User functions in support of the contract management process, post-award contractual interpretation and administration matters coupled with contract provisions including explanations on processes, penalties, and compliance terms to Users.
  • Formulating, evaluating and negotiating contracts.
  • Demonstrates continuous efforts to work co-operatively and jointly to provide a quality and seamless customer service.
  • Subject to compliance with the C&P Procedures, authority to endorse recommendations to award purchase orders and contracts for goods, works and services.
Requirements
  • Minimum 5 years proven experience.
  • Preferably to Diploma level in a business or management related subject; CIPS preferred.
  • Predominantly contracts formulation experience with exposure to all disciplines and issues within the supply chain.
  • Experience of exploration/appraisal/development drilling operations.
  • Experience working in Africa on the above is preferred
  • International exposure within an Oil and Gas operating environment.
  • Proven contracts formulation experience is paramount; with the following academic qualifications being advantageous:
  • Receptive to handling low value as well as intermediate contracts.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Commercially aware with sound business acumen.
  • Proactively pursues defined objectives whilst seeking to identify, initiate and develop their skills, both within the function and at a wider business perspective.
  • Demonstrates a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment.
How to apply: 

Send your application including a cover letter indicating your desire to work with our client; a detailed CV highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, valid email address, and the names and telephone contacts of three professional referees. 

All applications and enquiries should be addressed to:

E-mail:  recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contracted

Closing date:
 Monday 3rd March 2014.
French Speaking Personal Assistant

PA in manufacturing industry.

PA Duties
  • exceptional written and oral communication skills;
  • excellent word processing and IT skills, including knowledge of a range of software packages;
  • ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • good organizational and time management skills;
  • ability to research, digest, analyses and present material clearly and concisely;
  • excellent interpersonal skills;
  • ability to work on your own initiative;
  • honesty and reliability;
  • attention to detail;
  • flexibility and adaptability to juggle a range of different tasks and to work extra hours to meet deadlines;
  • discretion and an understanding of confidentiality issues.
Professional Merit
  • Diploma /Degree in Business Administration or relevant courses required.
  • Must be good in accounting / numbers
  • Experience – more than 5 years.
  • Mature with a valid passport.
  • Must fluently speak and write FRENCH.
Salary; negotiable

Email your cv to riona@kentrain.co.ke by 8th of March 2014

PS; If you cannot speak French then we will not consider your application.



Vivo Energy is Shell’s exclusive licensee in Africa. A joint venture between Vitol, Helios Investment Partners and Shell, that offers Shell’s high quality products and services to customers across the continent. 

Vivo Energy is committed to the highest standards in delivery of first class products. They are seeking to hire  a Market Analyst. 
Marketing Analyst 

Reports to:
 Regional Marketing Manager

Job Purpose:

The incumbent will conduct rigorous Market Intelligence, Price Management, Planning analysis and reporting. 

You will be responsible for analysis and monitoring of key Business strategy, proposals, processes and projects including business case evaluations, project appraisals of business initiatives. 
Critical to this role will entail delivering marketing operational excellence at the local level through delivery of effective portfolio management and product lifecycle management, price management, standardize and deliver our offer that will grow the lubricants business and deliver the marketing strategy. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct monthly analysis of Business Performance and Plans.
  • Monthly Management Information Reporting to the Central Team.
  • Analysis for the weekly Pricing, Stocks & Order process review meetings.
  • Analysis and monitoring of Customer Service Key Performance Indicators
  • Analysis for the Annual Planning process.
  • Monitor implementation of key initiatives/projects to achieve desired Business objectives.
  • Responsible for the overall lubricant market analysis and understanding (size, trend, channel.)
  • Responsible for customer behavior understanding through qualitative and quantitative market study.
  • Responsible for annual research trucker coordination with the Global Research focal point, eventually present to local teams.
  • Conduct market census and customer database development for both Business to Business (B2B) and Business-to-Consumer (B2C).
  • Conduct market intelligence analysis to better understand competitors’ strategies.
  • Accountable for effective running of the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) process from product development to withdrawal.
Requirements
  • Degree level education, preferably with knowledge and qualification in Marketing; Masters will be an added advantage.
  • At least 7 years working with 2 years in Marketing (including brand building, concept development, financial accountability, development and implementation of big marketing initiatives).
  • Strong Analytical, Inter-personal, Communication and Quality Management skills.
  • Potential to learn and apply new knowledge/techniques.
  • Degree level education, preferably with knowledge and qualification in Marketing.
  • Must be knowledgeable on project management skills, able to handle multiple projects at a time.
  • Be methodical and converge on operational details (must have an eye for details).
  • Must be highly self-motivated and able effectively to manage self and many competing priorities.
  • Strong Customer focus.
  • Analytical and problem-solving capability.
  • Good interpersonal skills - ability to manage and make best use of relationships at many levels.
Applications should be sent to:
  
P.O Box 6416, Nairobi, GPO 00100
E-mail:  recruit@adeptsystems.co.ke 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contracted

Closing date: Friday 28th February 2014

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