Route Sales Personnel  job in Mombasa

Positions 5

Salary; Kshs.15, 000 plus 5,000 commissions

Primary responsibility is retail sales/ volume growth through increased availability
  • Certificate in Sales and Marketing
  • A minimum of 2 years’ sales experience
To apply kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com  clearly indicating ‘Mombasa Route sales personnel’ in the subject line by 30th May 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
Van/Truck Drivers jobs in Mombasa, Kenya (25k)

Positions 8

Primary responsibility is truck operations in both route-selling and delivery.

  • Must have a valid class BCE license with over 7 years’ experience
  • Must possess a current certificate of good conduct
  • Defensive driving certificate will be an added advantage.
To apply kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Mombasa Driver’ in the subject line by 30th May 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Pick-up Sales jobs in Mombasa, kenya

Salary; Kshs.25, 000 plus 5,000 commissions

Primary responsibility is sales target achievement through comprehensive general trade coverage, relationship management and recruitment of new customers
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Valid drivers’ license
  • 2 years’ experience in FMCG sales (Fast Moving Consumer Goods e.g. bread, water, soda, milk etc)
To apply, kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Pick-up sales Mombasa’ in the subject line by 30th May 2014. Do not attach any certificates.

Applicants born, living or worked in Mombasa ONLY

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Pick-up Sales jobs in Nairobi, kenya

Salary; Kshs.25, 000 plus 5,000 commissions

Primary responsibility is sales target achievement through comprehensive general trade coverage, relationship management and recruitment of new customers
  • Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Valid drivers’ license
  • 2 years’ experience in FMCG sales (Fast Moving Consumer Goods e.g. bread, water, soda, milk etc)
To apply, kindly send your application letter and CV to jobs@jantakenya.com clearly indicating ‘Pick-up sales Nairobi’ in the subject line by 30th May 2014. Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Investment Internship – Company & Position Description
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Internship Code: FF01 
Internship Location: Nairobi

Company Profile

We are a 3yr old investment company offering services in SME finance.

Internship Duties

Interns in our company will perform the following duties:
  • Create client portfolio reviews
  • Liaise with Management  to gather information on client financing needs
  • Create records of advice
  • Make appointments
  • Update client listings
  • Complete application and other forms
Depending on timing interns may have the opportunity to attend training seminars.

Interns have the opportunity to attend network events providing them with an insight into current economic and financial issues.

Qualification: Pursuing Business related Degree/Diploma

Please send CV and cover letter to munenemaina@gmail.com before June 21st 2014.
Best Interest Determinations (BIDs) Specialist

Reports to: Africa Regional Deployment Unit (ARDU) Manager 
Department: Africa Regional Deployment Unit 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya 
Grade: 5 (I) 
Starting Salary: $35,000 
Status: Exempt

RSC Africa The Resettlement Support Center (RSC) Africa operates a US refugee resettlement program in sub-Saharan Africa through a Cooperative Agreement with the Department of State/Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. RSC Africa is responsible for the preparation of refugee case files for adjudication by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officers, as well as the out-processing and cultural orientation of all approved cases. 

RSC Africa is administered by the Church World Service Immigration Refugee Program (CWS/IRP) and is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Benefits CWS Global and RSC Africa offer a total compensation package. The total compensation package includes a housing stipend, company life insurance,
comprehensive health insurance, vision coverage, a non-participatory 5% retirement contribution, 22 vacation days a year, 3 personal days per calendar year, 1 day of sick leave per month, AD&D insurance, Bereavement leave, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and optional dental coverage.

EEOC Church World Service does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or veteran status in employment or the provision of services.

Please note RSC Africa does not accept resumes for positions that are not posted. All applicants are required to submit their resume using the on-line applicant tracking system.

Eligibility List The eligibility list established as a result of this job posting will be used for a minimum of six months or until the list is exhausted. This list will be used to fill any current and immediate future vacancies. Individuals who are interested in this position should submit their applications materials now.

Communications

HR will use the e-mail you provided in ApplicantStack as the official means of communications for this recruitment process.

Primary Purpose 

This position utilizes the strategic use of RSC deployments to UNHCR in order to increase referrals to the US Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) in Africa. UNHCR requires that Best Interest Determinations (BIDs) be conducted for all unaccompanied and separated refugee children being considered for resettlement. 

RSC Africa seeks to work with UNHCR to help identify and prepare BID/BIA reports for relevant child populations for the purposes of identifying durable solutions, including resettlement to the USRAP. 

The primary function of the BIDs Specialist is to support the program goals of ARDU through temporary deployments to UNHCR offices throughout sub-Saharan Africa in order to support refugee resettlement activities, including interviewing and preparing BID/BIA reports.

Supervision 

This position reports to the ARDU Manager.

Essential Duties
  • In conjunction with UNHCR and child protection partners, consults and analyzes all information, and interviews unaccompanied and separated refugee children for the purpose of preparing BID reports for consideration by a BID panel.
  • Under guidance of UNHCR BID Supervisor, works within confidential case management protocols and established UNHCR Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Completes and updates all case files and database records as per UNHCR guidelines.
  • Monitors outstanding cases and follows-up with relevant UNHCR Resettlement units as available.
  • Makes assessments and reports, and liaises with UNHCR Protection and Resettlement Units to ensure the smooth processing of referral submissions.
  • Travels on deployments to UNHCR locations, often on short notice.
  • Submits regular reports to ARDU Manager in line with deployment goals and objectives.
  • Maintains current knowledge of refugee situations, with an emphasis on child refugee populations served in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Actively participates as a member of the UNHCR team; and complies with UNHCR’s security requirements.
  • In field, undertakes additional related duties as agreed upon by the ARDU Manager, UNHCR Supervisor and deployees.
  • Contributes to the development of deployment training topics, procedures and implementation.
  • Undertakes additional assigned duties to support ARDU, including administrative tasks, not limited to: data entry, data analysis and research.
Qualifications 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, law, social work, or a related field of study required.

Advanced degree preferred.

Experience
  • One and a half years of related experience in child protection or child welfare is required. 
  • Supervisory experience is required. 
  • Previous confidential case management experience, including use of age-appropriate and gender-sensitive interview techniques is required. 
  • Experience working with local and/or international partners, particularly in a child protection framework required.
  • 4 to 6 years relevant work experience, including in a developing country context is preferred.  
Knowledge/Skills: 
  • Thorough knowledge of international child protection framework and UNHCR BID Guidelines and Procedures. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of resettlement processes as well as the USRAP. 
  • Excellent interviewing and counseling skills. 
  • Excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills. 
  • Spoken and written fluency in English; secondary language skills, such as Kiswahili, French, Arabic and other African regional languages are an advantage. 
  • Monitoring and evaluations skills desirable. 
  • Strong computer skills, in particular Microsoft Office. 
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills. 
Abilities

The BIDs Specialist must have the ability to: 
  • conduct assessments and identify protection risks of refugee children populations; 
  • work effectively with partners and teams; 
  • remain collegial and flexible, including managing heavy workload under pressure; 
  • travel in sub-Saharan Africa on short notice and sometimes under difficult conditions, including refugee camps; 
  • communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; 
  • follow instructions from the Supervisor with a positive and receptive attitude; 
  • deal effectively and courteously with a large number of associates, outside agencies, refugees and members of the general public; 
  • conduct oneself in a professional and courteous manner to represent the best interests of RSC Africa and CWS/IRP;
  • maintain a high performance standard with attention to detail; 
  • carry out all of the duties of the position efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision; 
  • work independently and contribute to overall operations of RSC Africa; 
  • take initiative in the development and completion of projects;
    lead others and address issues as they arise; 
  • maintain strict confidentiality with RSC Africa administrative and operational information; 
  • manage a large and diverse workload under pressure with competing priorities;
  • analyze and solve complex problems and make sound decisions;
  • work well as a team in a multi-cultural environment while maintaining a high level of motivation;
  • effectively manage RSC Africa’s resources; 
  • actively participate in the implementation of the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP).
Working Conditions 

Physical: This position requires bending, squatting, crawling, kneeling, sitting, standing, walking, pushing/ pulling, handling objects (manual dexterity), reaching above shoulder level, using fine finger movements and carrying/ lifting moderate loads.

Environmental: Incumbents in this position will be exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity, harsh weather climates, dust and infectious diseases, working in confined quarters and dangerous insects, animals, reptiles, spiders, etc.

Special Requirements  
  •  Background check which includes references and an educational criminal check is required before the start of employment. 
  • A valid passport and the ability to maintain a valid passport throughout the entire appointment is required, which includes having enough passport pages for travel. 
  • The candidate should be of good health, willing and able to travel extensively in often difficult conditions, and have a high degree of flexibility. 
  • Must be legally eligible to work and obtain a work permit in Kenya. 
  • Must have proof of Yellow Fever vaccination before traveling for RSC Africa. 
  • Employee will be entrusted with the receipt, custody and payment of money.
Licensing/Certification: None

Competencies
 

Communication  

Ensure effective exchanges of information with others. Examples of skills and behaviors include speaking to others respectfully; expressing ideas in a logical, organized way; sharing information appropriately; and clarity and conciseness in written communication.

Relationships 

Ensure constructive and supportive interactions with others. Examples of skills and behaviors include being positive and supportive when working with others; sharing information and resources freely; resolving conflict constructively; and proactively working to remove obstacles to success for others.

Job Knowledge 

Utilize and apply job related knowledge to complete job tasks at a level that meets or exceeds expectations. Examples of skills and behaviors include utilizing job knowledge to solve problems or develop new approaches; maintaining or enhancing skills through continuing education; and taking on projects that will develop or enhance skills.

Teamwork  

Work effectively and contribute as a member of a team. Examples of skills and behaviors include supporting other team members by sharing information; covering the work of others during absences, vacations etc.; and actively participating in developing ideas for ways to increase team effectiveness.

Problem Solving

Analyze information and develop solutions to challenges that arise during the course of performing a job. Examples of skills and behaviors include researching and collecting facts; defining the issues and the parties affected; formulating options/solutions for addressing the problem; and engendering support for and implementing the solution.

Operational Leadership  

Successfully lead a group to achieve operational goals. Examples of skills and behaviors include priority setting; timely decision making; planning and organizing; delegation; and managing and measuring work.

Building and Leading
 

Effective Teams Earn the respect of team members, create strong morale and spirit on the team and utilize the unique skills of all team members. Examples of skills and behaviors include managing diverse relationships; flexibility; being open and receptive; running effective team meetings; and exhibiting integrity and trustworthiness.

Strategic Leadership 

Accurately anticipate future consequences and trends and translate them into the fulfillment of workable strategies and plans. Examples of skills and behaviors include problem solving; dealing with ambiguity, creativity; innovation management and business acumen.

Application 

Materials Your application materials should clearly indicate how you meet the requirements of the position. Be sure your resume is in an easy to read format. Dates of employment on your resume should be in mm/yy format.

To Apply: Please click the below link to apply directly online to this position.

http://rscafrica.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a2d9enfr6e0r

This position is open to international applicants.

Due to the volume of applications that we receive, only those individuals shortlisted will be contacted.

Closing date: 30 May 2014
 
Please note RSC Africa does not accept resumes for positions that are not posted. All applicants are required to submit their resume using the on-line applicant tracking system.
Programme Support Officer

Trócaire is the official overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland and operates as an international NGO in over 20 countries worldwide. Working with some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable; Trócaire supports communities in delivering long-term change in people’s lives.

Trócaire now requires the services of an experienced and dynamic Programme Support Officer to assist the integrated Gender Based Violence (GBV) and HIV programme. 

The Programme Support Officer (HIV specialism) will be an integral part of the programme team within the Kenya Office.

Main Duties & Responsibilities
  • Support the Programme Officer (PO) HIV/GBV in the ongoing management of current programmes and design of any new programmes.
  • Under the guidance of the PO HIV/GBV, and with the administrative support of the Programme Assistant, carry out all relevant administrative procedures in relation to project and programme management to the highest standards.
  • In line with the M&E Framework and under the guidance of the PO HIV/GBV ensure that partners have appropriate monitoring and documentation systems in place to gather the information needed for reporting in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure that partners are aware of the grant management and reporting requirements of back donors and where necessary provide training and support to partners in order to meet these demands.
  • Contribute to HO communications initiatives, including accompanying visitors to the field and documenting stories of change
  • Support the POs to ensure that all institutional funding for the programme is managed in line with donor requirements and that reports are compliant with donor needs, including IA and Trócaire’s internal needs
  • Promote and strengthen partnership with government particularly in building capacity of duty bearers in target communities.
  • Play an effective role within the HIV/GBV Integrated Programme and Kenya Country Programme teams.
Essential Qualifications and Skills
  • Professional qualification in an appropriate technical subject or subject relevant to development/ community work/ health and project management
  • Minimum 3 years experience supporting a HIV prevention and response unit
  • Experience of working in support of national NGOs and partners in developing countries
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with donor reporting.
Experience of:
  • Proven experience in capacity building processes and techniques, and the provision of technical advice (particularly in the area of HIV) through on the job training
  • Coordinating or managing development programmes through local partners
  • HIV prevention and response programming
  • Program cycle management including strong experience in documentation, monitoring & evaluation work
  • Experience of working with international donors
  • Representational skills
How to apply:

Interested applicants, who meet the above requirements, should send their CV and cover letter to the HR Officer through the following email address: hr@trocaire.or.ke with the subject of the email as Programme Support Officer- HIV by 4th June 2014. 

Cover letters should indicate current salary, salary expectations and notice period. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 a new upscale hotel that has just opened up in Nairobi is in need of a Health Club Manager

Health Club Manager
 
Reporting to
: General Manager

Responsible for overall running of the Health Club, including Fitness Centre, Swimming Pool, Steam Bath and Sauna.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Certification in ACE, AFAA, Certification in Group Fitness Instruction and Nutrition.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in similar capacity, ideally in a five star hotel set-up or up-market Spa.
  • A proven track record to supervise, motivate and handle clients at all levels of fitness.
  • A thorough knowledge of gym and aerobics equipments, Spa services is a prerequisite.
  • Should be highly motivated, result oriented, with strong communication and supervisory skills.
  • Should be able to start right away.
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to resume@interviewupconsulting.com
Programme Coordinator - Education

Organizational Context:

Jesuit Refugee Service is an international Catholic organization, with a mission to accompany, serve and defend the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. 

JRS has a priority to work wherever the needs of displaced people are urgent and unattended by others, and offers a human service to refugees and the communities through a wide range of rehabilitation and relief activities, many of which center around formal and informal education needs.

Description

This is a position based in Kakuma. The holder will be under the direct supervision of the Project Director, the coordinator takes responsibility of administration and management of the Education Program for refugee students in in Kakuma refugee camp.

Key Responsibilities
  • In liaison with camp schools and education agencies, analyze students’ performance and short list candidates to benefit from the various scholarship categories.
  • Design and co-ordinate community services / workshops/ activities for the JRS Kakuma Scholarship students during school holidays
  • Develop monthly students’ (issues / mobility) report
  • Analyze students’ performance, termly, and offer guidance and counseling as appropriate
  • Accompany students to and from schools and attend school’s parents and visiting days
  • Receive and analyze student’s requirement list at the end of every term. Keep an updated inventory list of all students materials (boarding and academic) purchased and distributed
  • Attend to students when they report from school thereafter report all matters arising to the Project Director.
  • Follow-up students at home (in the camp) while identifying and advocating for their emerging needs (medical, shelter etc).
  • Manages all the reporting of the education programme (monthly, quarterly, six months and annual)
  • Participates in inter-agency meetings and represents the programme on forums on education
  • Collaborates with agencies, Ministry of Education, and other partners.
  • Ensure good maintenance of the programme equipment and provide an updated assets/inventory.
  • Develop students updated performance data base
Skills Specification:
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Education Arts and at least two years practical working experience preferably in project management, together with relevant professional experience.
  • Experience in managing people/teams
  • Ability to build effective partnership and collaborate with other team members.
  • Ability to work sensitively with refugee population of different ethnic background and/or demonstrated experience and commitment to working with marginalized communities.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and oral) and Good knowledge of MS word/Office.
  • Flexibility, resilience to stress and ability to adapt to changing working environments
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking and planning skills and monitoring and evaluation skills/experience.
  • Patience, perseverance, proactive, self motivated and ability to work in stressful environment
Personal qualities:
  • Adaptation: to be able to endure basic living and working conditions for a duration of time.
  • Autonomy: to be autonomous and take initiatives in the limit of the rules set up by the supervisor.
  • Respect: to be open-minded and respectful of the community with whom JRS works.**. Adherence**: to adhere to the internal rules and, more particularly, the JRS staff and security rules.
How to apply:

Please send your Cover Letter that indicates what skills and experience one has that meets the criteria, expected salary and when one is available to start. Please also include a CV that should include contacts for three referees to kenya.applications@jrs.net.

Closing date: 
31 May 2014

(Applications that have not met these guidelines will not be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted)

Chief Underwriting Officer – Rwanda

An attractive position has become available in the Insurance sector, based in Kigali Rwanda. 

Our client an International Insurance Company, is looking to fill the position of a Chief Underwriting Officer. The successful candidate MUST have a minimum of 10 years prior insurances experience. 

Key responsibilities:
  • Function as the Product Business Development Manager by leading and directing the company’s marketing and business development efforts.
  • Assure proper communication and coordination between underwriting and marketing/sales.
  • Functions as the senior officer of underwriting and risk management which includes developing philosophies and procedures according to the needs of the Company and market conditions.
  • Provides high-level expertise and guidance in technical insurance matters.
  • Functions as product development director which includes the development and enhancement of new and existing products and market entries.
  • Lead and takes care of the underwriting of general insurance products, both for putting in place new standardized products as well as tailored corporate products.
  • Make certain that product is competitive from pricing and coverage stand point and assure that product are in compliance with the insurance laws, regulations and company strategic plan.
  • Participates in corporate strategic planning.
  • Responsible for high – level administrative within the department which include; performance evaluation & management, anticipation of staffing needs, hiring new associate, assurance of proper training programs and performance disciplinary measures.
  • Responsible for departmental budgeting and forecasting.
  • Provides guidance, leadership and motivation to assigned managers and
  • associates.
  • Coordinates reinsurance (including renewals, reinsurance optimization)
Qualifications:
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in business, management, finance or any related area.
  • Must have a minimum 10 years prior experience working in the underwriting department.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years related management and administrative experience.
  • Must have a successful completed a minimum one professional insurance designation i.e Chartered Property Casualty Underwriting, Certified Insurance.
  • Creative, self-initiator who can work both independently and as the member of a team, while maintaining a positive, client focus and strong interpersonal skills.
  • The individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and manage multiple initiatives simultaneously.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh.400,000 /= (Approx. 4,705 USD)Plus benefits.
 
Deadline: 1st June2014    
 
Applications:

Send your up to date CV to:  brillian@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
Chief Underwriting & Operation Officer 

Our client an International Insurance Company is looking for a Chief Underwriting & Operation Officer. 

The individual shall be responsible for the design, execution and monitoring of the organization’s underwriting goals as defined in its strategic document.

Location: Lagos – Nigeria 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Establish and promote technical underwriting practices.
  • Responsible for the life & non-life underwriting units of the company.
  • Responsible for the retail processing, technology and actuarial units of the company.
  • Responsible for planning and directing all underwriting procedures.
  • Directs the various underwriting function of the organization including individual life, group life, non-life and health.
  • Manage end to end underwriting and transactional operations of the company.
  • Establishing disaster recovery site and implementing the business continuity plan in co-ordination with the Business.
  • Oversee policy servicing, new business processing and co-ordination of the back-office processing teams.
  • Executing special projects for automation and outsourcing as well as management of new business centers for transactions processing.
Required:
  • Must have proven track of technical underwriting international practices both life and non-life business.
  • Insurance operations and financial accounting knowledge.
  • Good actuarial knowledge.
  • Product development experience.
  • Must have financial accounting of both life and non-life business.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh 1,062,500 – 680,000(Approx. 8,000 – 12,500USD) depending in experience and qualifications

Deadline: 1st  June 2014
 
Applications:
 
Send your up to date CV to: hr@summitrecruitment-kenya.com
 
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
Administrative Assistant

UNES/ ADMIN/05/14 (One Position - Six Months’ Contract)

Job Summary
 
Reporting to the Head HR&AS, the person shall coordinate UNES/UON joint services at the Main Campus.

Job Description:
  • Coordinating all advertisements for UNES and UON.
  • Formatting all advertisements.
  • Liaising with Media Houses to negotiate favorable advertisement rates.
  • Coordinating travel and logistics including flight bookings for UNES requirements.
  • Providing accessory Customer Care Services for UNES
  • Coordinating UNES/UON shared services at the main campus.
  • Follow up on documents sent to main campus for signature
  • Handling UNES Mail services at the Main Campus
  • Any other duties allocated from time to time.
Job Specification
  • Diploma in Business Administration and IT (DBIT) or Diploma in Business Administration and Diploma in ICT or any other equivalent qualification.
  • One year working experience in front office management
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Possess good communication
  • Good writing and editing skills
Applicants interested in the above position should submit the following:
  • Cover letter detailing why you want to be considered for the position, as well as current and expected gross salary.
  • Detailed CV including at minimum:
  1. Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address
  2. Employment history to date.  Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
  3. Educational history to date, clearly detailing the program, certificate obtained, and completion date.
  4. Names of 3 referees.
  • Copies of ALL academic and professional certificates and testimonials.
  • Completed Personal Data Form (attached).
  • Indicate the Job Reference Number of the Envelope.
Submit 5 copies of all the documents required; Applications, detailed current CV highlighting qualifications and experience, Academic and professional certificates.

All applications to reach the undersigned on or before June 02, 2014 

Head Human Resources & Administration Services,
UNES Limited
P.O.Box 68241-00200
Nairobi

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

UNES is an equal opportunity employer
Head of Production Engineering - Automotive Industry
 
Re- Advertisement

Industry: Automotive Industry
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Negotiable

Our Client is a renowned international company in the automotive industry dealing with motor cycle production in East Africa and is looking to hire a Production Engineer.
 
The ideal candidate will oversee and supervise the mounting and assembly of motorcycles.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Overseeing the assembling of components into a motorcycle
  • Supervising the Mounted assembled components, such as engines, batteries, wiring harnesses, electronics, wheels and assemblies on motorcycle frame
  • Training mechanics on the assembling, bleeding and testing of hydraulic fluid systems
  • Effectively managing all required paperwork such as Assembly Records, Test Reports and Non-Conformance Reports as required in a timely and organized manner
  • Performing inspection using measuring instruments and electronic test equipment to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specification and standards
  • Performing roll testing, on-road test riding and pee-delivery inspections
  • Working with management in developing and implementing appropriate assembling procedures
  • Helping the management in inventory planning, parts procurement and picking parts
  • Training other assembly technicians and oversee assembly process start to finish
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or any related field
  • A minimum of 10 years work experience in mechanical assembly, repair and maintenance, with 5yrs being in a senior management position.
  • Those with experience with motor cycle will have an added advantage.
  • Good mechanical reasoning, strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability and willingness to comply with work orders and work instructions, follow production drawings and respond to verbal instruction
  • Willingness to Travel within and outside the country
  • Knowledge in 4-stroke engines and transmission technology desired
  • Knowledge in electrical, exhaust and fuel systems desired
  • Ability to read part drawings, bill of materials and schematics
  • Ability to operate tire mounting and balancing machinery
Salary is negotiable depending on qualifications and experience.
    
If you are up to the challenge, send your CV only indicating (Production Engineer – Automotive Industry) on the email subject to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke  before 29th May 2014.

Please indicate current or last salary on your CV and explain why you would like the position.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We are a leading ICT Solutions company with operations in Kenya carrying out the business of Computer Hardware Sales and maintenance and offering financial software Solutions to financial institutions in the country.
 
Job Description: We are looking for an experienced Computer Hardware Sales & Marketing Executive, with at least 1-2 years of experience in the same field. 
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for the merchandising, distribution and selling of desktops, servers, laptops, networking equipment, software and other computer peripherals.
 
Key Responsibilities

  • Recognize the needs of the customers and provide detailed information to the customer about the technical specifications of the computer hardware/software on offer
  • Attending initial sales meetings and meeting the client
  • Determining a client's business requirements and whether the products being considered are suitable.
  • Check inventory to ensure orders are in stock.
  • Take orders over the phone and in person.
  • Advise customers on technical matters and recommend appropriate computer configurations.
  • Solicit information about computer needs from customers.
  • Negotiate price for the sales.
  • Construct sales pitches and presentations.
  • Travel to areas where needs are projected.
  • Stay abreast of market trends and make recommendations on new products to buy.
  • Serve as a customer service rep for customers who have questions or difficulties.
  • Demonstrate product features before a sale.
  • Respond to pre-qualification questionnaire or information to tender document.
  • Negotiate a commercial agreement.
  • Advise on appropriate customer training.
  • Ensure quality of service by developing a thorough and detailed knowledge of technical specifications and other features of employers' systems and processes.
  • Maintain awareness and keep abreast of constantly changing software, hardware systems and peripherals.
Minimum Qualifications/ Experience:
  • Degree/Diploma in Information Technology / Business Information systems / Business Management / Sales & Marketing or any related course
  • Additional qualifications in Sales & Marketing for those with a 1st diploma/degree in a non-marketing discipline would be an added advantage.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in marketing and sales of Computer hardware including the pre-qualification and tendering processes
Skills
  • Fluent English command, both verbal and written.
  • Good presentation and communication skills,
  • Excellent computer Skills.
  • The ability to write reports and proposals
  • Eager to learn and take responsibility; organized and a self-motivated individual,
  • Available to travel at short notice.
  • Good business sense in IT, Initiative and enthusiasm, the ability to work calmly under pressure,
  • Negotiating skills and closing Skills,
  • Territory Management, Market Knowledge, Presentation Skills,
Key Competencies:
  • Young, dynamic and ambitious.
  • Results oriented and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be willing to travel within and outside the country to meet with product principles and attend training conferences
  • High integrity and honesty is paramount
Salary: Attractive + Benefits + Commissions 

Please email us at info@pycs.co.ke with any questions or to submit your resume.


Deadline: 30th May 2014

5 Star Hotel

Digital Marketing Manager

Re- Advertisement:
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Industry: Hospitality / Service
 
Salary: Competitive 
 
Our client is a 5 star hotel seeking to hire a seasoned Digital Marketing Manager. 

The main role is to oversee the digital marketing strategy for the company.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Devising strategies to drive online traffic to the company website
  • Tracking conversion rates and making improvements to the website.
  • Developing and managing digital marketing campaigns
  • Design, build and maintain the clients social media presence
  • Utilizing a range of techniques including paid search, SEO and PPC
  • Overseeing the social media strategy for the company
  • Managing online brand and product campaigns to raise brand awareness.
  • Managing (if need be) the redesign of the company website
  • Improving the usability, design, content and conversion of the company website
  • Responsibility for planning and budgetary control of all digital marketing
  • Evaluating customer research, market conditions and competitor data
  • Review new technologies and keep the company at the forefront of developments in digital marketing.
  • Utilize available digital metrics and analytics for decision making
  • Heavy use of Emails, Website and Social media to grow the company image
  • Will be responsible for the digital components of the marketing campaigns as well as their integration to the other marketing formats
  • Plan and execute all web, SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising campaigns
  • Devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals
Qualification & Skills
  • Bachelor degree in Business (Marketing, PR, Communications)
  • Additional digital marketing certifications are an added advantage
  • Experience managing PPC/CPC, SEO and Affiliate programmes.
  • Strong understanding of current online marketing concepts, strategy and best practice
  • Experience in e-commerce, SEO, PPC, Email marketing, and social media
  • Previous experience in a similar digital marketing role preferred
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences
  • Knowledge of website analytics tools e.g. Google analytics
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Very organized
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 (Digital Marketing Manager) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 29th May, 2014

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV
 
N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV or for interviewing
 
Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

Jesuit Refugee Service
 
System Administrator
 
Based in Kakuma 

Organizational Context: Jesuit Refugee Service is an international Catholic organization, with a mission to accompany, serve and defend the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. 

JRS has a priority to work wherever the needs of displaced people are urgent and unattended by others, and offers a human service to refugees and the communities through a wide range of rehabilitation and relief activities, many of which center around formal and informal education needs.

Description: This is a position based in Kakuma. 

The holder will be under the direct supervision of the Project Director the Programme Coordinator –JCHEM and takes responsibility for the managing, administering and maintaining of the IT aspects of the JRS programmes with particular emphasis at the JCHEM (e-learning program) in Kakuma refugee camp.

Key Responsibilities

  • Is responsible for managing, administering and maintaining the computer network, as well as the power systems at the Arrupe Learning Centre
  • Manages, administers and maintains the information system, including software, hardware, internet connectivity, network, and power systems (diesel power generator and solar system) of Arrupe Learning Centre and JRS’s other programs .
  • Development of a curriculum for a course in Information Technology for learners pursuing on-line and on-site studies at the Centre. Assists and trains students in the use of computers.
  • Supervises of the setting-up and the daily functioning of the entire IT system for JC-HEM program (including VSAT, radio-bridge, networking, equipment installation and configuration…)
  • Maintenance and small repairs; Upgrade on JRS computers
  • Advises the JCHEM coordinator on the needs and developments of the JCHEM network and equipment in Kakuma
  • Trains IT refugee staffs in computer maintenance
  • Ensure system documentation by directing the writing of detailed descriptions of the system components in the organization.
  • Supervises the training of department personnel in the use of PC's, terminals, printers and other peripherals in addition to the program applications installed.
Qualifications:
  • A university graduate in ICT and Systems Administration, Computer Science or Engineering, together with relevant professional experience.
  • Professional qualification and experience in server and networking administration
  • Ability to build effective partnership and collaborate with other team members.
  • Experience in managing people/teams
  • Ability to work sensitively with refugee population of different ethnic background and/or demonstrated experience and commitment to working with marginalized communities.
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and oral) and Good knowledge of MS word/Office.
  • Flexibility, resilience to stress and ability to adapt to working in remote area with adverse climatic and environmental conditions.
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking and planning skills and monitoring and evaluation skills/experience.
  • Patience, perseverance, proactive, self-motivated and ability to work in stressful environment
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking and planning skills and monitoring and evaluation skills/experience.
  • Patience, perseverance, proactive, self motivated and ability to work in stressful environment
How to apply:

Please send your Cover Letter that indicates what skills and experience one has that meets the criteria, expected salary and when one is available to start. 

Please also include a CV that should include contacts for three referees to kenya.applications@jrs.net.
 
Closing date: 31 May 2014

Applications that have not met these guidelines will not be considered only short listed candidates will be contacted
Vacancy: Regional Operations Manager and Field Services

Regional Manager, Operations and Field Services (RMOPs) - Africa

Terms of Reference

Rationale & Integrity
: This is a newly identified position which shall cover the key areas of Business Development, Client Relationship Management, Crisis Management, Risk Mitigation, Proposal Writing and New Project Mobilisation; however shall oversee Portfolio / Programme and Operationals Management of CTG’s Africa business from our Africa Regional Head Quarters (ARHQ) in Nairobi. 

This appointment shall be accountable to the General Manager (GM) and shall work to his directives and support at all times.
This position requires a dynamic self-starter who has the capability to think on his/her feet, enormous dedication and ambition to achieve new levels and do what is required to maintain and grow the CTG business in Africa.

The Regional Manager for Operations and Field Services Africa (RMOPs Africa) is a senior management position and will be expected to deliver and maintain the quality of service to new and existing clients that will ensure continuity for the company’s growth within Africa. He/she will be expected to follow the direction of the business as set out by the ELT (Executive Leadership Team). 


You will be responsible for the day to day management, leadership and utilization of the Operations and Portfolio teams within the ARHQ and throughout Africa. 

It is your sole responsibility to maintain comprehensive oversight and management of the listed core functions. 

You will be responsible for ensuring the company and its activities have the requisite candidates available and the Recruitment, Personnel Management, and HR/Managed Services systems in place. 

The RMOPs Africa will also ensure that all Africa portfolio and operations staff are trained and skilled to ensure services and deliverables are provided to clients at the consistently high standard as presented during initial introductions to CTG services. 

The RMOPS Africa will also be responsible for staff compliance with all company policies and procedures.

Appointment

RMOPs Africa for CTG Global (“CTG”), based in CTG’s Africa Regional HQ in Nairobi (Kenya).

This is a newly created position developed to support CTG’s ongoing and rapidly expanding business throughout Africa.

The RMOPs Africa should expect frequent travel throughout the continent in support of on-going and potential new clients. 

Some business travel may require longer periods during business development and new contract opportunity periods to support establishment, mobilisation and implementation into operational phases pertaining to clients demands. 

There will be a requirement for travel from time to time to other of the Company’s offices globally including our Dubai HQ.

Responsibilities

I. Shared Regional Management

II. Business Development & Client Management

III. Operations & Staff Management

I. Shared Regional Management
  • Management and accountability for all operational functions of CTG’s business throughout Africa, ensuring the professional standards of CTG, the operations, the portfolio staff’s management and the services provided are based on quality service to all current and potential clients.
  • Ultimately responsible for the Development of CTG’s client list throughout Africa. The RMOPs Africa must ensure he/she has full oversight of all Business Development activities, assisting with introduction of known contacts and connections to the GM and Regional Business Development Manager (RBDM) and responsible for reviewing and as needed writing all technical proposals prior to client submission. 
  • In the lead up to finalizing a contract support and work with the GM and other colleagues on negotiations and to obtain swift client contract review and signature.
  • Client and Operational Management of all CTG’s Clients throughout Africa with direct support from the GM and Nairobi based Portfolio staff. Supporting such locally based portfolio staff with advice and direction too efficiently and effectively deal with the daily operational and personnel demands, managing problems and issues with consultants, etc.
  • Responsible for the Crisis Management and “Duty-of-Care” for CTG Consultants and Internal Employee’s based in African countries.
  • Support the Regional Manager for Finance and Administration Africa (RMFA Africa) thus ensuring CTG’s regional financial position remains transparent. 
In particular your responsibilities will involve:

(a) Reviewing the monthly Profit & Loss (management accounts) with the RMFA for all CTG African business by country;

(b) Working with the RMFA Africa, the GM and RBDM and corporate finance department in the compilation of the annual budget, specifically with regards to business development and operations;

(c) Support the RMFA Africa with local Cash Projection/Forecasting: Ensuring the division is cash sufficient for monthly payroll and all expenses are paid on priority basis to ensure the division doesn’t suffer a cash shortage;

(d) Management of the company’s Nairobi Bank accounts, and authorise any withdrawals. Company signatory on bank accounts and custodian of cash – full liability applies;

(e) Collection of Receivables: Weekly meeting with Chief Accountant and RMFA Africa regarding Aging Analysis to ensure agreement and actions to be taken for African based clients’ debt collection. Assisting when required with the collection process of all outstanding receivables.
  • Produce Daily Reports (written and verbal) to the GM and weekly written reports to the Executive Leadership Team.
II. Business Development & Client Management:
  • For each African country of service ascertain the market demand for CTG, and whether CTG’s current establishment and business model works in liaison with the GM and RMFA Africa and the RBDM. 
  • A Marketing & BD plan for each territory should be established, and the RMOPs Africa shall be an enormous contributor to these.
  • Responsible for the initial research of business opportunities throughout Africa including the assistance with Technical and Financial RFP response/proposal/EOI writing for Africa proposals where required by the GM.
  • The first point of contact in most cases in regards to BD and shall be under the direct guidance and report to the GM. 
  • The RMOPs will involve the RBDM in any Business Development activity where it is felt more support is required or could indeed help the secure new business for the company.
  • Client Management – Shall take a proactive role in the day-to-day client management and the continual development of important existing clients. 
  • May be assigned specific clients to manage from time to time; within CTG, client managers are normally assigned to the person best appointed or qualified to provide the services and manage such particular client. 
  • Collaborate closely with the GM to review and further optimise all operational aspects of the assigned contract portfolio and service delivery against client agreements.
  • Support the development of commercial relationships with service providers and/or JV partners to support the company’s development in all African countries of service. Involving the RMFA where appropriate to his/her AOR (e.g. Travel Agents, Equipment providers, stationary etc).
  • In coordination with the GM and the Financial Analyst (FA) in the company’s Global HQ, and the RMFA Africa, ensure that the company has comprehensive “Entry Country Plans” – for each country in Africa that CTG operates or plans to establish operations. 
  • Register CTG and in coordination with the GM undertake other required licensing and associated registration as required to ensure the legality of CTG‘s business in those Countries. 
At a minimum these should include the following items (of which (d) and (e) shall be fundamental responsibilities of the RMOPs to produce):

(a) Physical Entry strategy and requirements (analysis, needs, impact and action plan);

(b) Legal structure and process of establishing a business, in coordination with the RMFA Africa;

(c) Financial requirements of establishing a new company, in coordination with the RMFA Africa;

(d) Operational plans & Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);

(e) Business Development plan (in liaison with the Commercial Team);

(f) Local Labour Laws & HR requirements (including Visas & Work permits) for CTG staffing, in coordination with the RMFA Africa;

(g) Identification of Local National Recruitment & other Administrative facilities, ability & SOPs;

(h) Deployment & Logistical SOPs;

(i) Risk Assessments, Security & Safety SOPs;

(j) Office/Life support location sourcing;

(k) Crisis management, Medevac & Medical facilities accessibility in case of emergency.

III. Operational & Staff Management:
  • Responsible for ensuring the continuity of the managed support services provided to our current and future African-based client contracts, attending frequent meetings with such clients to guarantee the quality of services provided are maintained and make adjustments as required to ensure such.
  • Support the General Manager with new project/programme start-ups and mobilisations upon request. 
  • Assisting with the physical establishment of operations in new African territories, including but not limited to developing CTG staff positions, scoping of locations/sites, procurement, and development of new country specific procedures (in liaison with the FA, GM and his team). 
  • Support procurement requirements for new countries of service operational offices pertaining to RFP requirements for new BD or other operational requirements.
  • CTG’s Africa Business complete Operational Oversight and leadership to CTG core staff and country/field offices once established.
  • QC/QA of the services and support provided to all CTG clients in Africa including the important checking of RFP, proposal and contract records to ensure that the company is delivering as requested, contracted and agreed.
  • Establish a local security provider for CTG in each Country of Service and provide continual liaison with said provider to ensure CTG has the correct security support in its high risk countries of operation.
  • Oversight of the monitoring of security situations and the provision of security guidance and advice to our consultants, ensuring our clients are satisfied with the security and safety procedures and systems provided.
  • Upon appointment, train, and throughout employment, mentor, all African HQ and new Africa Field Office operation/portfolio staff to provide the turnkey and niche support which CTG has agreed to provide to each client. 
  • In addition establish and maintain operational management systems and training relevant to any specific/local country of service requirement/law. 
  • Ensuring all Africa based field offices are reporting efficiently and effectively into the Regional HQ in Nairobi and are engaging with the clients in such field offices suitably. 
  • Ensure our permanent staff are developing in support of CTG business needs.
  • Work on and constantly be aware of the need for team building within our African operations and offices, designing with support from the RMFA Africa and HR Officer in HQ, appropriate activities to promote an adhesive team environment in the difficult remote coverage of our business operations and staffing.
  • Maintenance of the Regional HQ Ops management systems and maps for use by all those supporting the company’s African operations.
  • Training – implement robust induction training systems and SOPs for CTG internationally recruited consultants.
  • Ensure all African relevant field business and operational SOPs are kept up to date ensuring they meet current demands of our clients and liaise with and ensure these are agreed to with the HR Officer in HQ.
  • Ensure that our company policies, procedures, codes of conduct, directives, administrative instructions, SOP’s, systems, standards and reporting structures are applied appropriately and adhered to by our African based staff, to ensure business success and client satisfaction.
  •  Review and revise such for approval with Global HQ as required due to country/regional specific changing requirements.
  • Ensuring that implementation understood strictly as Company Policy.
  • Support Africa based staff with consultants Crisis Management, including Body Repatriation and Medical Assistance through mechanisms in place or develop those where required. 
  • Conducting formal investigations into incidents – operational, disciplinary or administrative. 
  • Provide complete management of any crisis situations or evacuation according to relevant SOPs. 
  • Responsible for assisting with procurement of emergency support facilities and establishment of new SOPs for such in new countries of operation.
  • Ensure All Africa relevant operational and business SOPs are kept up to date and initiated to ensure they meet current demands of our clients.
Qualifications/Experience

The ideal candidate would have the following preferable qualities and strengths:
  • University degree and a minimum of 3 to 5 years work experience working in Africa or similar remote location in a management capacity. Or 7+ years work experience in a similar role.
  • Experienced in leadership, operational management, with a fundamental desire to travel to operationally demanding locations and to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Experience working with in or knowledge of post crisis development in challenging enviroments through direct or indirect interaction with the United Nations, International NGO’s, development organizations or military service will be an advantage to your application.
General information
 
This is not a family duty station posting and offers full board in our Nairobi Guest house.

Candidates who offer English, French and Swahili language options are encouraged however at least two of these three languages must be offered, one as fluent and a second as fluently spoken as a minimum.

This is a full time position that will be offered to the candidate your can best provide those professional requirements listed and one who is looking for a long term position as this is a full time career position for the right candidate.

Line Management

Upwards General Manager.

Colleague collaboration shall include continual cooperation with the RMFA Africa.

Downwards all operations/portfolio staff based in Africa.

These Terms of Reference have been designed as a guide to the position and are not likely to be the definitive responsibilities and are not designed to restricted ability to improve in any area identified has a requirement for attention. 

CTG as a small and growing company relies on its staff keeping an open mind, a flexible approach to work and a dedication and loyalty to its business development. 

All Manager designations shall be expected to devote weekends and evenings to the company for business reasons/business travel as required for no additional remuneration, the scope of work and overtime has been considered in determining the company’s package associated with this position.
How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CV along with their application letter via e-mail to careers@ctgglobal.com with reference to “BHJOB2678_479” in the subject line. 

Short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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