Our client,a Business Strategy Consultancy is in need of anAccountant – Mpesa.
 
Job Title: Accountant

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for end to end activities ensuring accuracy and completeness of all M-PESA& Agency banking transaction, including proper authorization of money transfers, Cash management, Financial Planning & Reporting & Risk Management
 
Key Responsibilities

  • Monitor agents transaction and float accounts on a daily basis to ensure that they are well within allowed limits
  • Provide solutions to all agents’ queries escalated through thefinance Manager
  • Check on the M-PESA & Agency bank account regularly to ensure any payments made are reflected into the M-PESA & banking system
  • Ensure that M-PESA / Agency banking payments into our bank accounts are done on a timely basis
  • Ensure preparation of daily bank reconciliation of all the M-PESA / Agency banking accounts maintained by the company and implement auto bank reconciliation of all the accounts
  • Ensure timely resolution of issues to do with the transmission of data between the banks and download into M-PESA & Agency banking application programs
  • Ensure that agents are paid on time and that the invoices comply with all regulations
  • Monthly Billing & Collections
  • Prepare VAT & WH certificates for agents and ensue that agents receive their statements on time once requested
Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:
 
The ideal candidate should possess the following skills and competencies:
  • Bachelor of Commerce degree from a recognized university
  • Qualified account with CPA (K)/ACCA/CIMA/ACA is a requirement
  • 2-3 years accounting experience in a well established company/organization
  • CASH MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
  • Auditing Experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the International Financial Reporting Standards on receivables and revenue recognition, accounting and reporting in the financial statements
  • Good knowledge of the tax requirements for sales invoicing
  • Good knowledge of bank reconciliations and revaluation process
  • Ability to successfully resolve issues related to management of debtors
  • Ability to relate well with both internal and external customers and work in team
  • Strong analytical skills and a keen attention to details
  • Self-drives, results oriented and an ability to work without supervision
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to resume@interviewupconsulting.com

Only qualified candidates will be contacted



Academic Writing Opportunity

Precisewriters is a firm that deals in academic consultancy for both international and local students.

We offer diverse services such as guidance on writing various academic writing, language translation and data analysis among others. 

Due to witnessed continuous growth of our customer base, we would wish to expand our workforce. Here is an exciting opportunity to monetize your academic writing skills. 

The candidates should meeting criteria outlined below:

Requirements
  • Any degree from a recognized university
  • Must have a personal computer with uninterrupted internet connection
  • Conversant with academic malpractices such as plagiarism
  • Experienced in MLA, APA, Harvard and Chicago/Turabian referencing styles
  • Will to work remotely and with strong self-drive
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines without compromising quality
  • Will to work on full time basis.
  • Ability to write papers that are free of grammatical errors
  • Experience in academic writing
If you meet the above requirements, kindly send your application to precisewriters254@gmail.com including samples of your previous works, each on MLA, APA and Harvard.

Payment
Our payment is based on number of words written and our compensation is KSH. 200 per 250 words. 

We pay twice per month, that is, on 1st and 15th of every month via Mpesa.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Wananchi Group (K) Ltd

Job Title: Sales Agent
 
Department: Commercial
 
Job Purpose / Summary: To meet the needs of existing customers, create new customers and meet or exceed monthly sales quotas at the appropriate gross margin while increasing customer satisfaction.

Key Roles:

  • Maintain and develop relationships with customers in person and via telephone calls and emails;
  • Make cold calls to arrange meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business;
  • Respond to incoming email and phone enquiries;
  • Act as a contact between Wananchi Group and its existing and potential markets;
  • Gather market, territory and prospective triple play customer information and advise on forthcoming Zuku product developments and discussing special promotions;
  • Represent Wananchi Group at trade exhibitions and events under the guidance of HOD and or Team Leader;
  • Record sales and order information and sending copies to the sales Leader, or entering into a computer system;
  • Review sales performance and aiming to meet or exceed targets;
  • Gain a clear understanding of customers' requirements; and
  • Attend team meetings and sharing best practice with colleagues.
Academic Qualifications: Minimum of Diploma certification

Experience: Entry level position

Skills and Competencies
  • Familiarity with the industry dynamics in the country
  • Analytical and organization skills
  • Strong Communication skills    
Email application to:  recruit@ke.wananchi.com

Deadline: February 28 2014
Sale Representative.

Our client a leading Private Limited Company based in Nakuru is seeking a Sale Representative.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Selling to farms (primarily flower farms and vegetable farms) in Kenya and East Africa.
  • Selling of insecticides / pesticides.
  • Coming with innovative sales strategies.
Requirements:
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Marketing.
  • Must have 3 year’s experience working with a manufacturer (ideally insecticides or pesticides).
  • A good knowledge in other agricultural disciplines will be an added advantage.
  • Clean driving license.
  • Must have good sales previous experience with selling to farms (primarily flower farms and vegetable farms) in Kenya and East Africa.
  • Must have a good knowledge of farms and key buyers within the farms industry.
  • Must be self-motivated and require minimum supervision.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh.50,000 - 70,000/= depending on experience
Deadline: 20 thMarch 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
Our client dealing in worldwide electronic charitable payment service provision requires USSD developers (2) full-time. 

They use a platform to provide and encourage charity and humanitarian help on a large scale.

Candidate Profile:
  • Willingness to learn on the job, admit mistakes and learn from failure.
  • Creative and critical thinker
  • A "Can do" Attitude
  • Team Player
  • Solid experience in PHP software programming and a deep understanding of web services (REST, SOAP & JSON).
  • Experience inWeb, Mobile (Android, Java, USSD, AND SMS development.
  • Knowledge in working with API gateways used for payment, SMS and USSD.
Benefits
  • You'll be working on the cutting edge of the mobile contribution space.
  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Awesome Working Environment
Apply for this position:

If you are a rock star programmer, and you are ready to be part of the future of a movement, send your resume to careersinafrika@gmail.com - the subject of your email should be "USSD developer job”. No cover letter.

Just give us two or three sentences, in the body of your email, on why you're the man or woman for the job.

Salary ranges from 50- 80k depending on experience

This position is urgent and stands closed once we get the right candidates by 28th Feb 2014
Assistant Brand Manager – Ethiopia
 
Job Code: ABM/MPC/140226
Number Of Positions Open: 1    
Reports To: Brand Building Manager
Location:  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Summary:

Our client is a global FMCG

Job Objective:    

To support the Brand Building Manager in delivery of brand building, innovation, renovation and None Innovation led Growth projects to the agreed milestones/timelines and to the high quality standards set.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To develop a thorough and penetrating understanding of consumers and shoppers, becoming an expert in the market, as well as developing an understanding of the business environment in which the brands compete including category segments and channels.
  • Brilliant execution of the 8Qtr Brand Marketing Plan in country
  • Delivery of the category and brand Jobs to be done by executing the aligned key activities
  • Managing the 6P category and brand elements to ensure brand health and brand growth, contributing timeously to course correction as necessary (e.g. where pricing is not aligned to strategy, or where there is need to reinforce the proposition, promote etc
  • Take ownership of the Advertising + Promotion budget and effectively spend within the set parameters
  • Contributing to market intelligence and insight as relevant to the strategic planning processes of the business
  • Building and developing effective agency relationships to aid in the deployment of brand initiatives
Skills And Certification:
  • Marketing Degree/Diploma
  • Project Management
  • Proven track record of developing brand plans that build equity and business
  • Experience within creating/deploying integrated communications
  • Ability to speak Portuguese an advantage
Experience:

At least 18 months experience in a marketing/brand role

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 clicking on:Assistant Brand Manager



Business Analyst (ICT)
 
Industry:
 Manufacturing
Location: Nyeri
Salary: Ksh 50,000- 70,000 Gross

Our client is a renowned beverage products processor in Nyeri looking to fill the position of an Business Analyst who is able to manipulate the ICT database and deduce sales analysis to inform on the state of the business.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
  • Database administration is a key role
  • Sales figures analysis to deduce company performance
  • Manage and upgrade planning and manufacturing applications essential to the efficiency of the company’s business initiatives
  • Primary link between IT and the Customer Experience and Manufacturing Departments
  • Improving systems by studying current practices; designing modifications
  • Recommending controls by identifying problems; writing improved procedures
  • To streamline business processes, reduce duplicated efforts, and show bottom line results
  • Act as the first point of reference on all ERP related queries and/ or requirements
  • Database administration and systems maintenance
  • Troubleshooting problems and providing IT solutions
  • Software Design, documentation, development and implementation skills
  • Systems/ information analysis and report generation.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Business, Information Technology, MIS
  • 3 years equivalent experience supporting a large ERP system
  • Strong understanding of the SAP ERP software
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal communication and customer-facing skills.
  • Manufacturing or Service Company experience a plus
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Attention to Detail
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 (Business Analyst (ICT) Ksh 50- 70K) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke    before 10th March,  2014

P.S Kindly indicate your Current/Last Salary on your CV

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.
Shining Hope for Communities has developed an innovative, community-driven model to combat inter-generational cycles of poverty and gender inequality in Nairobi’s Kibera slum. We link free schools for girls to accessible social services for all. 

In August 2009, we founded The Kibera School for Girls, the first entirely free school for girls in Kibera. 

The second step of our model provides the community-at-large with tangible benefits through a community center adjacent to the school. 

The unique services we offer include sanitary eco-toilets, a library and cyber café, gender violence support, microenterprise for HIV positive women, a youth center, access to water, business and literacy training, and hundreds of jobs.

We also operate the Johanna Justin-Jinich Community Clinic, which specializes in primary care and maternal health. 

By investing in health and economic success through a school for girls, we demonstrate that benefitting women benefits the whole community, cultivating a community ethos that makes women respected members of society.

Shining Hope for Communities invites applications from suitably qualified applicants to fill the following vacant position:-

Pharmacist

Location: Kibera 

Responsibilities 
  • Dispense drugs and counsel patients on the proper use of drugs dispensed 
  • Take part in supply chain management to ensure that essential stocks are available in the pharmacy at all times 
  • Monitor stock levels of drugs and place orders when necessary 
  • Keep appropriate documentation for accountability and research needs 
  • Monitor storage conditions i.e. expiry status and security of the pharmaceuticals 
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
Requirements
  • A diploma in Pharmacy
  • Must be registered with the Pharmacy and Poisons Board
  • Have a minimum of two years experience in a hospital / clinic setting
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact well with clients
  • Must be computer literate
How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send their applications together with a detailed CV to the HR Manager, jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org quoting their current and expected salaries. 

Applications without this information will not be considered. DO NOT ATTACH TESTIMONIALS at this point. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications should reach us no later than 10th March 2014.



Regional Trains Operations Manager

REF.RVR.18/2/14/1

The Role

The successful job holder will be responsible for Planning, organizing and coordinating the use of Company resources in the train operations activities by leading and directing the effort of regional staff in the assigned RVR network area so as to achieve set performance targets in line with Operations department KPIs for the region.

Key Duties/Responsibilities
  • Participate in the Development and implementation of the Operations Planning and Control department strategies, policies and procedures by providing input on required improvements in relation to meeting the Departments strategic and operational goals and objectives;
  • Assists the General Manager, Operations Planning & Control, to develop, and implement the strategy, policies and procedures and advises management on areas of improvements in relation to regional operations;
  • Oversee train operations with regard to overall safety and efficient movement of assets and customer cargo within the assigned territory/region and its terminals/stations;
  • Oversee the efficient assignment of resources and the management of company assets and processes within the assigned region and the stations;
  • Ensure service quality ,cost containment and reassignment of resources so as to achieve maximum efficiency;
  • Coordinate own service area KPIs with those of marketing/commercial so as to ensure total customer satisfaction as measured through a reduction in customer complaints ;
  • Address customer complaints on variances/enquiries promptly and effectively;
  • Takes part in the development of operational testing programs by observing, documenting, and evaluating safe work practices as per operating rules and proactively address problems;
  • Investigates incidents, determine their root cause, escalates findings and implement corrective actions so as to prevent recurrence;
  • Manage the handling of all incidents to minimize inefficiencies caused by line blockage to mitigate against reduction in cycle time by incidence;
  • Prepares and present a variety of routine and special reports on assigned regional activities; including monthly, quarterly and annual reports; and
  • Maximize employee Contribution and potential development through effective communications, coaching and feedback.
Knowledge, skills and Experience requirements

Education:

University degree in Humanities/Commerce/Economics or Business Administration/ Bachelor in Science in Engineering or other relevant first degree;
OR
Diploma holders with at least three (3) years work experience in a busy logistics and Transport operation.

Training
  • Training in Operations management , sales and marketing disciplines coupled with at least three (3) years post training work experience in a relevant field/enviroment;
OR
  • Advanced training in Railway Operations specific work with exposure to modern freights logistic systems will be an added advantage.
Work Experience
  • At least three (3) years management/supervisory level work experience in a busy deadline driven commercial environment, preferably in production planning, engineering or manufacturing work environments;
  • Demonstrable skills in exercising initiative, analysis/problem solving and judgment ;
  • A good communicator (both oral & written);
  • Excellent team player;
  • Be persons that possess an Impeccable integrity record ;and
  • Ability to work for long hours under pressure in a fast paced deadline driven work environment.
How to Apply:

Suitably qualified applicants should submit their application letters, with detailed CVs ,copies of academic and professional certificates testimonials and references, including a day time contact phone number and email addresses citing the relevant job title & reference number, before March 3rd 2014 to:-

Online:-Recruitment@rvr.co.ke,
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Towards supporting the implementation of existing and anticipated international development programs in agriculture, nutrition and enterprise acceleration in East Africa, Land O’Lakes - International Development invites applications from suitably qualified candidates (senior, middle and junior-level) for the positions of Grants Specialists and Engagement Specialists:

Grants Specialists
 
The Grants Specialists oversee the application review and selection processes for grant funding and ensure that selected projects meet their respective obligations according to corresponding funding
requirements. 

The Grants Specialists prepare and issue solicitations, review applicant proposals, undertake due diligence, award and close out grants, monitor and evaluate grant performance, ensure compliance with donor rules and regulations, in addition to tracking financial and activity progress reporting.
 

Engagement Specialists
 
The Engagement Specialists appraise partner organizations and determine the nature of shortterm technical assistance and organizational capacity-building required in each instance, towards proper stewardship of donor funding as well as improved organizational and financial management.
 
The Engagement Specialists also work with identified technical assistance providers and capacity building agents to ensure appropriate competencies and methodologies as well as the suitability of associated budgets and delivery timelines. 

The Engagement Specialists initiate technical assistance procurement and subsequently follow up with partner organizations and service providers to monitor progress and quality of technical assistance provision and completion.
 
Land O’Lakes - International Development is presently recruiting for positions that are based in Nairobi, Kenya, but contemplates job openings in the near future within programs implemented across the East African region.
 
Requirements:
  • For Grants Specialists: Experience in grants management and development program compliance, finance or accounting. Strong proficiency with US government rules and regulations required. (senior-level applicants: over 10 years of directly-relevant experience; middle-level applicants: between 5 and 10 years of directly-relevant experience; junior-level applicants: less than 5 years of directly-relevant experience)
  • For Engagement Specialists: Experience in financial or management consulting, venture capital investment, enterprise development or other relevant field (senior-level applicants: over 10 years of directly-relevant experience; middle-level applicants: between 5 and 10 years of directly relevant experience; junior-level applicants: less than 5 years of directly-relevant experience)
  • Undergraduate degree in management, business administration, accounting, finance or international development; a relevant postgraduate degree would be preferred for senior-level applicants.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication skills in English and Kiswahili.
  • Competency in use of Microsoft Office software - particularly Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with financial analysis and reporting.
  • Demonstrated track record working in partnership with international donors and development agencies, including the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), UKAID and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • Strong inter-personal skills, self-motivated and result-driven, with ability to effectively build and manage networks and relationships for program promotion and issues resolution.
  • Highly developed conceptual, analytical and innovative problem-solving ability.
  • Demonstrated awareness and knowledge of the local and regional economic and business climate as well as the East African agricultural innovation and agribusiness landscape is distinctly advantageous.
  • Relationships with East African business advisory and technical assistance providers, in addition to financial institutions and impact investors, would be beneficial.
To apply:
 
Applications for these positions should be sent to recruit.kenya@idd.landolakes.com no later than
Wednesday 12th March 2014.

The specific position (Grant Specialist or Engagement Specialist) and the level (senior, middle or junior) being applied for should be indicated in the subject line of the application e-mail message.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Physiotherapist 

The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK) is a Local Non -Governmental Organization providing rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities. 

We wish to recruit a Physiotherapist to support the Nairobi Branch Rehabilitation Clinic which offers Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Orthopaedic Technology services to persons with special needs majority of whom are children with special needs.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Carrying out physiotherapy and rehabilitative activities to patients
  • Training patients in various physiotherapy methods and use of Physiotherapy appliances
  • Preparing Work plans and budgets for physiotherapy activities and submit them to the management;
  • Maintaining Client records and preparation of departmental activity reports.
  • Marketing the Services of the Facility to would be clients and other partners.  
Qualifications
  • Possess a Diploma in Physiotherapy from a recognized Institution preferably Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC).
  • Must be registered and licensed with the Allied Health Professionals Council.
  • Not less than one year working experience in a busy institution offering physiotherapy services.
  • Should be over 25 years of age.
  • Pleasant personality with a Positive attitude attractive to Children and young Persons
  • Strong willingness and commitment to work with persons with Disabilities.  
Persons with Physical Disabilities are encouraged to apply 

Email applications will not be accepted, Canvasing will lead to automatic Disqualification. 

Only Hard Copy Applications will be accepted. The application should include a CV with three professional references, Copies of academic Certificates and Transcripts, Current and expected remuneration. 

Applications with missing academic certificates or transcripts will be automatically disqualified. 

Applications to be submitted before 5th March 2014.  State the title of the Position you are applying for on the face of the envelope. 

The Recruitment Committee
APDK – Nairobi Branch
Box 46747, 00100 Nairobi
Waiyaki Way, Opp. ABC Place.
Shining Hope for Community (SHOFCO), with programmes in Nairobi’s slums, wishes to recruit dynamic individuals for the following positions:
 
Country Director
 
Job Profile: Provide overall leadership and strategic direction and lead the organization’s expansion plans across Nairobi’s slums. 

This is a high-level senior management position responsible for programmatic strategy and in country operations and development.

Candidate Profile:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree, higher academic qualification preferred.
  • 10+ years professional experience, with at least 5 in a senior management position
  • Track record of achieving results in a corporate or non-profit environment with success in building rigorous systems, policies, and tools to support a high-impact and diverse team.
Headmistress
 
Job Profile: Responsible for overall coordination of the school curriculum, activities and operation and ensuring a superior quality of education that is in line with the founding vision, to empower the girls of Kibera and create systemic change through an education rooted in principles of tolerance, creativity, self-directed learning, and communal and parental engagement.

Candidate Profile:
  • ECD Diploma or higher
  • 10+ years teaching experience in primary schools.
  • Experience with curriculum development, teacher training, and excitement about non-traditional curriculum
Research & Evaluation Manager
 
Job Profile: Responsible for all research, monitoring and evaluation activities of SHOFCO’s core programmes to provide evidence that will guide strategy and demonstrate impact.

Candidate Profile
  • 3+ years of professional experience in M&E position, with management responsibilities and demonstrated success
  • Experience designing monitoring and evaluation strategies, from creation of data collection instruments to data dissemination
  • Experience conducting primary qualitative and quantitative research and analysis.
Other Vacant Positions Include: Gender Based Violence Coordinator, Adherence Nurse, Clinical Officer, ECD Coordinator and Upper Primary Literacy & Social Studies Specialist Teacher.
 
To Apply: Email cover letter and CV to jobs@shininghopeforcommunities.org with the position you are applying for in the subject line.. 

Deadline is 12th March 2014.



Sales and Marketing Account Managers

Laico Regency Hotel is leading 5 star Hotel in Nairobi, we are looking for dynamic and result oriented candidates to fill the above position.

The ideal candidates must have the following competencies:-
  • A relevant training from recognized institutions, preferably a degree in Sales & Marketing.
  • Relevant experience in the hospitality industry with at least a minimum of 3 years is a must.
  • Proven successful track record within the hospitality industry is desirable.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Results oriented persons, able to achieve goals and deliver returns.
If you feel you are the candidate we are looking for, and you are ready to take the challenge in exchange for a handsome package including many fringe benefits, then submit your written application attaching your updated CV to reach us by latest15th March,2014 to:-

Human Resources Manager
Laico Regency Hotel,
P.O. Box 57549 – 00200
Nairobi
The Aga Khan High School, Mombasa
 
Vacancies (KCSE, IGCSE and ‘A’ Level)
 
The Aga Khan High School, Mombasa is a leading mixed/day school in the Coast Province that offers the KCSE, IGCSE and ‘A’ level curricula.

The school is pleased to invite interested candidates to apply for the following positions:

+ English Language/Literature
+ Geography
+ Mathematics/Physics
+ Computer Studies
+ Chemistry
+ Islamic Religious Education (I.R.E)

 
Requirements:
 
Applicants must have a B.Ed. degree in their respective teaching field and a minimum of 5 years’ experience teaching the KCSE, IGCSE and ‘A’ level curricula.

Interested applicants should submit their CV by Saturday 8th March 2014 to:

The Aga Khan High School, Mombasa
P.O. Box 90062-80100 Vanga Road, 
Mombasa, Kenya

Email: akhsm@akesk.org

Educating Our Children for Life
a diversified group with interest in Agriculture (dairy, tea & Crop farming, tea factory), Construction Materials (manufacturing and selling of paving blocks and concrete roofing tiles) & Real Estate, wishes to recruit suitable persons to fill the following positions:

Sales and Marketing Manager

Based in Nairobi

Job Ref: MN 5936
 
Overall responsible for meeting the sales target as per the budget of the Construction Materials
company.
 
Job Profile

  • Promoting and selling the company’s products, paving blocks, roofing tiles and other concrete building products to prospective customers.
  • Identifying opportunities to develop the business via new customers, products, government and private sector tenders ways of working etc.
  • Formulate, direct and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote products and services and determine price schedules and discount rates.
  • Identify, develop, or evaluate sales strategy, based on knowledge of establishment objectives, market characteristics, and cost and markup factors.
Person Profile
  • Bachelors Degree preferably with a MBA/PGDM in Marketing/International Trade.
  • 7+ years of sales experience, including 5+ years managing a team towards sales goals, preferably in the building products or related industry.
  • Detailed understanding and expertise with SalesForce.com CRM.
  • Superior cold calling, networking, and business development skills.
  • Strong analytical & computer skills with Microsoft Office, especially MS Excel.
Production Manager

Based in Nairobi
Job Ref: MN 5937
 
Responsible for day to day production of the Construction Materials company.
 
Job Profile
  • Overseeing the production process and drawing up a production schedule.
  • Coordinate and recommend procedures for facility or equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.
  • Meet all customer commitments through production of timely, efficient and high quality products and services.
  • Review processing schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Monitor and enforce manufactunng, quality, HSE standards in their area, Implement and monitor KPIs for production, quality, and HSE Reports to the Directors.
  • Coordinate, setup, implement and review standard operating procedure for all production operations, so as to ensure optimum efficiency and utilization.
  • Ensure reduction in re-works, re-processing and unplanned downtime.
Person Profile
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Production, Operations, Manufacturing Management, Engineering or other related fields.
  • 5 years’ progressive leadership experience of production and/or operations including experience in improving plant performance and developing organizations and people. 
  • Preferably in the building materials manufacturing industry or other related fields.
  • Prior experience in a technical role preferably in the manufacturing & or building industry.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Competent in use of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), and ERP, SAP software.
Tea Factory Manager

Based in Eldoret
 
Job Ref: MN 5938
 
The Factory Manager reports to the Managing Director and will work closely with appointed agents at
the Mombasa Tea Auction, hundreds of tea out growers & the local government of Elgeyo-Marakwet
County.

Job Profile
  • Production, HR, Material Supply, Cost Control, Asset Maintenance.
  • Organize & optimize human resource & production capacities.
  • Achieving production targets, yields, avoid unjustified losses, compliance with labour regulations, Industrial best practice, food & safety laws.
  • Create and maintain high quality products.
  • Be involved in the installation/commissioning of the production line & factory.
  • Advise management on improved process, product quality, cost control & profitability.
Person Profile
  • Degree in Manufacturing, Production, Engineering or similar.
  • 7+ years experience in a CTC tea factory, at least 3 years in a managerial capacity.
  • Computer literate. 
  • Can work under pressure. Forward Planning/Priority Setting ability.
Chief Accountant

Based in Eldoret 

Job Ref: MN 5939

The Chief Accountant reports to the Group Head Office in Nairobi, while working closely day to day with various divisional managers at the operational level.
 
Job Profile
  • Routine accounting& record keeping, data processin9, reporting, cashflow, budgetary controls, forecasting, financial analysis, payroll, taxes, IT, banking, procurement & admin.
Person Profile
  • A sense of urgency, a strong desire to achieve and excel. 
  • One who will not rest until the job is done, who understands duties and responsibilities without having to be reminded.
  • 7+ years experience in Finance/Accounting function; at least 3 years in a similar capacity in an organization with an annual turnover of not less than KSh100 million.
  • A professional accountancy qualification: CPA(K); ACCA; ICMA; ACA; CA or equivalent.
  • Proven ability to lead, design and set up new systems. 
  • Computer literate.
  • Rational thinking. 
  • Attention to details. 
  • High integrity. 
  • Independent. 
  • Not afraid to ask relevant questions & pursue answers. 
  • Able to distinguish & enquire into irregular transactions.
  • Time conscious. 
  • Able to work under pressure & adhere to deadlines.
  • Familiar with manufacturing, agriculture and property sectors; and a mid-size accounting package.
Farm Manager - Crops / Animals

Based in Eldoret
 
Job Ref: MN 5940
 
The Farm Manager shall be responsible for all recruiting and supervising all staff in the Farm, supervising aspects of the crops/animals production to ensure high quality products.

Job Profile
  • Direct and coordinate workers and farm activities, such as planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting, grading, payroll, and record keeping.
  • Hire, train, or supervise workers engaged in planting, cultivating, irrigating, harvesting, or marketing crops, or in raising livestock.
  • Inspect farm structures, such as buildings, fences, or roads, ordering repair or maintenance activities.
  • Monitor pasture or grazing land use to ensure that livestock are properly fed or that conservation methods, such as rotational grazing, are used. Green Task Statement.
Person Profile
  • The Farm Manager should possess an MSc. in Agriculture, Agricultural Animal Breeding, Agronomy or Crop Science; Animal Sciences; Dairy Science or related fields.
  • BSc. Animal Nutrition / Crop Science or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years farm management work experience in crop and grain.
  • At least ten years of work experience in related field operations.
  • Outreach on seed/animal production and highly skilled on seed/animal production in the farm.
  • Significant experience in creation of farm plan and whole farm budget.
Send your application with a detailed CV and a daytime telephone contact, and disclose current or past gross monthly salary. 

Apply via email only to recruit@manpowerservicesgroup.com so as to reach us before 12 noon 5th March 2014.



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