Islamic Banking Sales Executive

Our client a fast growing local bank is seeking ambitious sales executives as part of its aggressive growth plans.
 
The purpose of this job is to constantly and consistently deliver exceptional sales results for Retail Banking products through recruitment of new credible and quality customers
 
Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Bring in New deposits to the Bank through opening of new accounts and manage/ grow respective customers’ portfolio.
  • Cross selling from the portfolio allocated to deepen relationship with the Bank customers
  • Driving growth of the assets portfolio for the Bank through selling of the asset products to the target market (prospects/ existing customers) and ensuring that set performance targets (assets) are achieved.
  • Service Excellence-Manage Attrition of clients leaving the Bank by ensuring customer service satisfaction and retention as well as promptly responding to customer queries.
  • Customer site visits to bring personalized service to their door step and ensure closing of new sales with the support of the branches.
  • Relationship Management; Being the link between the client and the Bank.
  • Close Monitoring of Money Movements in the respective portfolio’s through   
  1. having regular access to the direct sales report to ensure effective portfolio
  2. management of deposits/ liabilities.
  • Achieve and surpass the set annual individual sales targets.
  • Provide excellent, timely and professional service to the Bank’s clients in addition to providing prompt feedback from them to the Bank for immediate action where possible.
  • Participating in Market awareness programs for the Bank, this includes market activations, sales promotions, product launches to leverage on sales opportunities arising from such events
Desired Profile
  • A diploma or degree from a recognized university/institution
  • Mean grade of C in KCSE
  • Ideally a practicing Muslim or one with experience in Islamic Banking
  • Must possess excellent selling skills with a proven track record.
  • Emotional Intelligence; Dynamic, individual with the ability to work under pressure
  • Strong networking skills, for both internal and external networks
  • Relationship Management skills with excellent Human Relations skills, communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • A passion for performance and achievement in a competitive and dynamic environment
  • Hardworking, strategically minded individual with excellent leadership, organizational, and planning skills
  • Commercial awareness and customer focus
  • Pleasant, honest outgoing, well groomed and self-driven
Terms: 
 
One year contract with a retainer and a variable performance based pay
 
Application Details: Please send a detailed CV to dsr@preferredpersonnel.co.ke
An International Insurance Company is looking for a Group Head Agency Network Manager

The individual shall be responsible for the implementation of the agency distribution strategy. 

Location: Lagos, Nigeria 

Required:- The successful candidate must possess a strong combination of sales, business acumen, marketing, leadership and strategy breadth with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in sales and not less than 10 years in financial services industry. 

Must have built a high performance team

Hands on experience in managing business operations

Comprehensive experience in creating business development procedures, service standards, operational policies and guidelines

Proficiency in managing insurance operations

Proven track record of rolling out an agency network/managing a large agency workforce

Monthly gross salary: 5,000 – 7,000USD gross depending in experience and qualifications
 
Deadline: 30th May 2014
 
Applications:
 
Send your up to date CV to: 

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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

Only candidates stating current salary will be considered. 
 
Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job

The Tropical Biology Association is a non governmental organisation working to meet the challenge of biodiversity conservation through training and supporting tropical biologists.

Company registration no: 05827864 

Registered charity no: 1116111
 
Job title: Alumni Project Officer for Tropical Biology Association
 
The Tropical Biology Association (TBA) is an international NGO that builds expertise in biodiversity research and conservation. The TBA, through Nature Kenya seeks to recruit a dynamic, team-player, result oriented Kenyan to run its follow up support programme and network.
 
The follow up support aims to promote collaboration and networking between past participants of the TBA training courses, as well as help them build a solid career in conservation science. This is a renowned flagship activity of the Tropical Biology Association.

The post holder will manage and develop the follow up support programme and communications with alumni networks.
 
Main duties and responsibilities
 
The Alumni Project Officer will:
  • Manage and develop the TBA follow up support programme. This includes handling the programme’s administration and enhancing its outreach.
  • Catalyse and facilitate activities that promote growth of the TBA alumni groups and alumni network generally. This includes working with TBA staff to fund-raise.
  • Collate, improve and share information and resources relevant to developing alumni careers.
  • Develop effective strategies to enhance, capture and measure impacts of the TBA capacity building activities.
  • Manage TBA Nairobi responsibilities for the TBA website especially its online resources, and take charge of TBA communication on social media platforms, including the alumni blog.
  • Develop publicity materials based on activities of the TBA follow up support programme.
Qualifications, minimum knowledge and skills needed for the job
  • A strong BSc (MSc preferable) either in communication or education.
  • Solid knowledge of natural sciences with very good understanding of main issues in conservation science in Africa.
  • Experience networking and a passion to keep others connected and informed.
  • Strong interest in nurturing careers and mentoring people and affinity with capacity strengthening.
  • Ability to work across cultures and multi-disciplinary team; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in collating information and communicating results.
  • Ability to summarise news, feedback, and simple data into meaningful information.
  • A flair for design and ability to present work well.
  • Computer literate: excellent in MS word, Excel and PowerPoint, website management and social media, and DTP software.
This is an exciting yet challenging full-time job to be based at the TBA offices in Nairobi, Kenya.

Gross salary scale: In the range of KSh 50,000 to KSh 60,000 with full family medical cover.

Application procedure
 
Application should include
 
(a) Letter of motivation detailing your motivation and qualifications for the job. 

Please include: 

i) strength in communication, and knowledge of natural sciences,

ii) previous engagement in network facilitation, if any, and 

iii) projected career plans for the next 3-5 years; 

(b) CV with your full contacts and contacts of two referees.

Interested candidates should apply by email via dreca-application@tropical-biology.org

Application deadline: 
Friday 30 May 2014. 

Short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews to happen in the second half of June 2014 at the Nature Kenya offices, Nairobi.

Important NOTES to applicants
 
Please ensure you: 

(i) Make the ref ‘Alumni Project Officer position’ as your email subject, and

(ii) Save your attachments starting with your surname e.g. Mwangi_CV or
Mwangi_Motivation_Letter.

Applications not following these guidelines will be disqualified.

For further information about TBA and its follow up support programme see www.tropical-biology.org
Background: Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is an International non-governmental organization that support livelihood challenged communities in Africa to sustainably improve their well-being and standard of living.
 
With country Programmes in Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda and Zambia, AAH-I has over 20 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post conflict situation, including refugees, internally displaced people and Host communities.
 
AAH-I is an implementing partner for UNHCR in South Sudan and is responsible for Fleet, warehouse and Workshop management. It also supports UNHCR in construction activities. 

Within the UNHCR funded programme, AAH South Sudan seeks to recruit qualified and competent Logistics & Warehouse Manager for Unity State.
 
Position: Logistics & Warehouse Manager 

Number of post: 01

Location: Yida with frequent travels to Jam Jang (Unity State)
 
Job Summary: To provide oversight and guidance in planning, implementation, reporting and monitoring of Logistics operations in Unity State. 

The position is also responsible for developing and implementing capacity building interventions within the operation; to ensure cordial and trustful relations with Partners are maintained through effective participation in Coordination meetings.

Responsibilities:
  • Operation Management: Implement and monitor successfully Logistics and warehouse management activities (Staffs, Assets, Facilities, Storage,Reporting).
  • Administration: Operate in accordance with national labour laws, AAH-I staff and administrative rules and regulations.
  • Staff Management: Set-up and organize the Logistics and Warehouse staffs with clearly defined roles, responsibilities and objectives.
  • Reporting : Produce monthly monitoring reports to UNHCR and AAH-I
  • Representation: Being a representative of the project in all Logistics and Warehousing management aspects toward clients.
Specific roles/duties:
  • Read and understand AAH-I standards on Logistics and warehouse management guideline/tools and systems;
  • Plan, organize, monitor, and control all activities pertaining to proper Logistics and warehouse management;
  • Manage client’s assets and storages through management systems (FMS/WMS/TMS) and set an efficient system to control, monitor and report on a regular basis.
  • Take appropriate actions to improve performance in accordance with expected results and available means.
  • Mobilize external support and expertise if required.
  • Provide client and management advises and solutions to improve the performance of the sectors and contribute to the achievement of goals.
  • Keep up-dated the clients assets and storage inventory.
  • Liaising with the Area Coordinator on all matters relating to running the operations.
  • Participate in the periodic management meetings
Management and coordination tasks:
  • Establish permanent working relations/coordination with clients.
  • Participate in project management meetings,
  • Establish project reporting and information system to collect relevant informations in time.
  • Produce analyses, documents, and reports upon request of management or clients.
  • Inform immediately management of any fact that can have serious impact on the organization or the operation.
Staff Management (In Coordination with Area Coordinator):
  • Give basic training to staff under your supervision:
  • Appraise and train (Capacity building) staff within the Section;
  • Design activity organisational chart (lean management)/ provide job description and objectives for key staff;
  • Identify staff to be recruited (in consultation with Area Coordinator);
  • Staff assessment (minimum once a year).
Key Performance Indicators
  • Timely information and operational reporting provided to AAH-I & UNHCR
  • Adequate number of well trained drivers and warehouse staff are recruited to meet operational needs
  • Fleet management is efficient and responsive to the operational needs
  • Sufficient fleet of trucks and buses are available at least most of the time.
  • Refugees are facilitated and assisted to their destination
  • Warehouse utilized -more than 90% of warehouse space is utilized
  • Efficient stock management to meet AAH-I & UNHCR requirements.
  • Warehouses are secured from vandalism and thefts
Qualifications
  • University degree or equivalent in logistics and supply related courses with a focus on a relevant field
  • 5-7 years’ professional experience, with at least 5 years’ professional experience in a comparable position
  • Working experience in similar projects is of added advantage
Skills and Competencies
  • Demonstrated communication skills.
  • Demonstrated management skills.
  • Supervisory and mentoring skills.
  • Writing skills (Reports and proposals)
  • Experience in managing complex project activities
  • Ability to capacity build, coach, mentor and develop others
  • Commitment to and understanding of AAH-I’s values
  • Negotiation skills to manage diplomatic and political situations
AAH-I is an equal opportunity employer. 

Application letters, Resumes ;( indicating day telephone number and functional email addresses) and photocopies of documents should be addressed to the HR and or sent to; emmanuel.lugala@actionafricahelp.org copying jlowuro@actionafricahelp.org

The closing date for submission of the applications shall be the 19th May, 2014 at 4:30 pm. 

Due to the urgency of the positions; applications will be reviewed as received and only those selected for the interviews will be contacted
A leading taxi company in Kenya providing world class services with clean and modern fleet of over 130 vehicles is looking for candidates to fill the position of a Marketing Officer

Qualifications
  • MUST have a mean grade of C or above in O level
  • MUST have a Bachelor’s Degree (Marketing Option)
  • Two years’ experience in a related position
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer skills
If you meet the above, kindly apply to taxirecruit@gmail.com on or before 19 May 2014 at noon

Men are encouraged to apply.
Position Title: Communications Officer 

Projects / Reports to: 
Communication & Marketing Strategist

County: Nairobi

Function: Communication & Marketing 
 
Department: Programs 
 
Background: I Choose Life – Africa (ICL) is one of the leading Non-Governmental Organizations that has contributed greatly to Sexual Reproductive Health efforts among the youth in Kenya today. 

The organization works closely with the government, universities, communities and has programs in over 210 institutions (tertiary institutions and high schools) across 16 Counties in Kenya and reaches over 1 million youth annually with behavior change communication messages.
Vision & Mission: ICL's vision is to see a ‘Healthy Africa, Empowered People!’ The organization seeks to support to the implementation of Vision 2030 through the cascading it to the Counties. 

ICL's mission is to create a movement of individuals that enhance the quality of life for communities through Health initiatives, Economic empowerment, Academic and career mentoring and improved Leadership and governance (HEAL).

Job Purpose: To contribute towards strengthening communication through enhancing organization visibility, increase market share of organization products and relation between ICL, partners and the public. In addition, support counties in the actualization of their county strategic plans aligned to Vision 2030

Key Responsibility

Communication Planning
  • Participate in reviewing the goals and objectives as set out in the departmental work plan.
  • Plan communication plans in consultation with the communication Manager in order to accomplish goals within constraints such as time, cost and agreed quality standards
  • Schedule tasks, deadlines and milestones for all stakeholders and resources
2. Communication strategy  implementation
  • Design, develop and implement project based messages that seek ensure smooth running of project
  • Participate in development of the design, content and production of various ICL publications.
  • Implement and maintain a “house style” in all ICL written Communications.
  • Develop success stories and disseminate it through the different media platforms such as the Kenya Mpya website, Social Media, newsletter and also through the print media.
  • Implement  and tracking events, campaigns and preparing post-campaign performance analysis
  • Ensure communication and knowledge management are built into every project proposal.
3. Management of internal communication
  • Manage internal communication within the organization
  • Keeps employees informed of company events or updates, service opportunities, and upcoming product releases.
  • Manage the social media platforms
  • Coordinate communications projects with vendors and contractors for the development and production of educational event promotional materials, web site production and other collateral.
  • Edit communications and strategic sales proposals and plans created by internal staff.
  • Managing and updating databases to record donor contact and preference information
4.  Public relation
  • Ensure the organization is understood by the media and the media are interested in presenting information to the public in a manner that informs and educates them on the organization.
  • In Liaison with Communication manager, conduct regular partner and supporter forums to retain public image and also effectively manage media relations.
  • Develop and manage print, radio and TV media campaigns to increase organization visibility
  • Give support in developing media strategy, corporate mobilization strategy, drafting press releases, responding to media enquiries and building dialogue with journalists.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of oral and written communications and interpersonal relations skills in order to determine the most effective proposals and presentation materials, persuade institution personnel to accept suggestions and proposals, and to foster effective relationships among the units, between funding sources and the institution.
  • Professional level skills in graphics and knowledge of desktop publishing for in-house graphics design and production.
  • Professional level skills in proposal and publications development with writing and editing experience
  • Skill in writing for a variety of audiences. Ability to write/edit in a variety of writing styles, ability to draft materials on a wide range of topics.
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills.
Education
  • A Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in mass communication, Journalism, Public relation  or equivalent   
Experience and Abilities
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in communication
  • Ability to work with a team, foster a team approach and incorporate capacity building activities into the program
  • Ability to analyze and utilize program development gaps for designing Programs.
Application and Contact Details:
 
Please limit your application to a one page cover letter and three page c.v. Clearly mark the subject as COMMUNICATION OFFICER and quote your current remuneration package. 

Deliver (Hand or Courier) a hard copy of your application to ICL Offices, Ufungamano House Room 402or email to hr@ichooselife.or.ke, to reach us on or before 16th May 2014 at 3.00 p.m. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

I Choose Life- Africa is an equal opportunity employer.
Position Title: Project Manager

Reports to: Program Coordinator
 
Project: GEC

County: Nairobi
 
Background: I Choose Life – Africa (ICL) is one of the leading Non-Governmental Organizations that has contributed greatly to Sexual Reproductive Health efforts among the youth in Kenya today. 

The organization works closely with the government, universities, communities and has programs in over 210 institutions (tertiary institutions and high schools) across 16 Counties in Kenya and reaches over 1 million youth annually with behavior change communication messages. 
 
Vision & Mission: ICL's vision is to see a ‘Healthy Africa, Empowered People!’ The organization seeks to support to the implementation of Vision 2030 through the cascading it to the Counties. 

ICL's mission is to create a movement of individuals that enhance the quality of life for communities through Health initiatives, Economic empowerment, Academic &career mentoring, -improved Leadership &governance and Institutional Strengthening (HEAL&I). 
 
Job Purpose: To increase the life chances of marginalized girls in Meru, Mombasa and Laikipia counties by increasing enrollment, improving school attendance, retention and learning through an integrated approach. In addition, support counties in the actualization of their county strategic plans aligned to Vision 2030.
 
Key Responsibility    

Project Planning and Design
  • Conduct a SWOT analysis alongside the M&E and Resource Mobilization department to identify national and donor priorities (areas of need)
  • In consultation with key stakeholders, identify key issues to be addressed, and the strategies thereof
  • Develop feasible and sustainable operational plans that can generate funding
Project Recruitment and Induction
  • Participate in the recruitment, induction and deployment of the project staff in line with the policies of ICL
  • Coordinate the project planning process including creating  Project, Resource, Financial, Quality, Risk and Reporting plans
Project Implementation
  • Participate and coordinate community sensitization on importance of girls’ education, nutrition, drugs and other harmful cultural practices
  • Management of project implementation partners and government stakeholders especially the MoEST
  • Work with county governments to facilitate project sustainability
  • Manage donor and in country project monitors
  • Coordination all project activities
  • Participate in the midline and end line process
  • Conduct entrepreneurship training for parents and guardians of marginalized girls
  • Train high school students in  life skills  and spearhead establishment of mentoring clubs in schools
  • Plan and facilitate implementation of student mentorship activities
  • Forge partnerships within the project sites for the attainment of project goals
  • Collaborate with partners in corporate mobilization
  • Coordinate evaluation governance meeting with key stakeholders in the education sector
Resource Mobilization and Sustainability
  • Ensure the project meets cost share obligations
  • Take part in resource mobilization through participation in proposal development with other program staff i.e. finance
  • Design, implement and evaluate projects with an aspect of resource mobilization.
Project Monitoring, Evaluation & Control
  • Responsible for ensuring that all project planned targets are executed in the highest quality, timely, cost effective, and sustainable manner and according to the plan
  • Participate in reviewing the goals and objectives as set out in the scope of work
  • Compile reports (narrative and data) and submit them to the M & E Manager as per the set deadlines
  • Participate in the Design, data collection and analysis of surveys and routine data
  • Support end of Project Evaluation focusing on M&E aspect of projects close out
  • Participate in innovative and standardized research
  • Spearhead and coordinate the development and timely submission of monthly reports for the donor, as well as other required reports by synthesizing the project activity reports from all the project activities.
  • Track progress of Project implementation and make recommendation to the Management
  • Execute M&E activities included in the Annual Work Plan, with particular focus on results and impacts as well as in lesson learning.
  • In accordance with donor requirements, create or maintain procedures for capturing and publishing monthly, quarterly and annual project technical and financial reports
Education and Training
  • The ideal candidate must have a Masters’ Degree in Education, Project management or  a social science
  • Professional qualifications in project management, leadership &management, organizational development, monitoring & evaluation or strategic planning
  • Under or post graduate degree or diploma in education will be an added advantage
Experience, Skills and Abilities
  • Minimum 5 years hands on experience in project management related to Education
  • Experience with multiple donor funding programs and sub-granting is key
  • S/He should also have experience in capacity building, operations research, monitoring and evaluation, budget management and people management skills
  • Ability to work with a team, foster a team approach and incorporate capacity building activities into the program
  • Excellent in Budget development and management
  • Ability to manage a vast and diverse project
  • Past experience in managing an education project
  • Skilled in social research
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage partnerships and build networks
  • Be an excellent communicator, team player and willingness to work in a multi – sectoral team setting
Application and contact details:
 
Please limit your application to a one page cover letter and three page c.v. Clearly mark the subject as PROJECT MANAGER and quote your current remuneration package. 

Deliver (Hand or Courier) a hard copy of your application to ICL Offices, Ufungamano House Room 402or email to hr@ichooselife.or.ke, to reach us on or before 16th May  2014 at 3.00 p.m.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

I Choose Life- Africa is an equal opportunity employer.
Seeking: Director of Programs
 
Are you a politically savvy diplomat?
 
Do you enjoy travel and adventure?
 
Are you a respected leader in the Somali community?
 
Are you passionate about contributing to peace and stability in Somalia?
 
If you are an experienced Somali-speaking Kenyan and would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for Somalia, please read on!
 
USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) Program: The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and implemented by Development Alternative Inc (DAI), an international development organization. 

It responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia and Somaliland by mitigating conflict, promoting stability and community cohesion, and increasing public confidence in governance. TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals. 

The TIS program is currently seeking an experienced, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Director of Programs to join our Nairobi based team. This position involves frequent travel to project areas in South Central Somalia, Puntland and Somaliland.

Qualifications:
  • University degree in International Development, International Affairs, Political Science, Economics or relevant field.
  • Master’s degree in any of the above disciplines preferred.
  • Minimum ten years of experience on international development programs, preferably in Somalia or the Kenya-Somalia border.
  • Experience working in politically sensitive and/or unstable security environments.
  • Experience liaising with a range of government, civil society and private sector representatives in Somalia. 
  • Prior experience working on USAID or DFID funded projects, preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of management experience required.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to provide in-depth political analysis in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to apply conflict sensitive approaches and do-no-harm principles on the ground.
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong presentation and facilitation skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to manage a diverse range of professional relationships.
  • English and Somali language fluency 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 and copy tis@dai.com. 

Closing date: Thursday, May 29, 2014. 

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted. 

Please put the subject for the position you are applying for.

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.
A Middle class Club opening in Baricho Road is looking forWaitresses

16 Positions
 
Requirements
  • She should reside in Nairobi and its environs.
  • She should have an O - Level certificate, additional training in the service industry will be an added advantage. 
  • She should able to manage time well and work under pressure.
  • She should  be pleasant,  able to learn fast and be a team player.
  • She should be mature, honest and courteous. 
  • She should be aged between 22 - 28 years.
  • She should have worked in a similar position for 2 years and above.
Please Note:  Additional courses relevant to the position and professional membership will be an added advantage. 
 
Salary will be KES 8,000/- + Bonuses

Kindly send your application with a short written testimonial of your greatest achievement (at Most Half a page) and expected salary to bayridgeconsult@gmail.com by 25th May, 2014. 

Kindly attach your photo on the cv.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

The candidates will be based in Nairobi. 

A Middle class Club opening in Baricho Road is looking for Bar Men.

8 Positions

Requirements
  • He should reside in Nairobi and its environs.
  • He should have an O - Level certificate, additional training in the service industry will be an added advantage. 
  • He should able to manage time well and work under pressure.
  • He should  be pleasant,  able to learn fast and be a team player.
  • He should be mature, honest and courteous.
  • He should be aged between 22 - 28 years.
  • He should have worked in a similar position for 2 years and above.
Please Note:  Additional courses relevant to the position and professional membership will be an added advantage. 
 
Salary will be KES 12,000/- + Bonuses
 
Kindly send your application with a short written testimonial of your greatest achievement (at Most Half a page) and expected salary to bayridgeconsult@gmail.com by25th May, 2014. 

Kindly attach your photo on the cv.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

The candidates will be based in Nairobi.

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