a 5 Star Hotel is currently recruiting a cashiers

Roles
  • Receive and process all payment methods for restaurant guests
  • Settle all guest checks in the computer system and maintain accountability for all financial transactions.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of point-of-sale and manual systems and procedures.
  • Set up and organize work station with designated supplies, forms and resource materials; maintain cleanliness at all times.  
  • Answer outlet telephone using correct salutations and telephone etiquette
Requirements

  • Qualification in Accounting or a Hospitality Course
  • Handle guest complaints with follow up to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Ability to communicate satisfactorily in English with guests/visitors, management and co-workers, to their understanding.  
  • Ability to remain stationary at assigned post for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to compute mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to input and access information into the point-of-sale system.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and follow up.
  • Ability to maintain concentration and think clearly in a noisy environment with high pedestrian traffic.
  • 1 year minimum experience in same or similar position in a  5 star establishment
If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

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.

For unsolicited applications,please drop your CV in our offices (Devan Plaza, Westlands 4th Floor) Monday to Friday- 3pm- 5.30pm ONLY.

An organization whose purpose is to transform African Businesses into Global Brands through innovation, strategy and business alignment, is in need of Head Tellers.
 
Reporting To: Branch Supervisor
 
Overall Job Purpose: To manage day-to-day running of outlets and supervise a group of tellers.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Consolidate and balance daily transactions
  • Trains employees in customer service and banking procedures.
  • Assign duties and work schedules
  • Ensure working hours are adhered to
  • Make regular reports
  • Deal with  customer complaints
  • Communicate with tellers, management and customers on a daily basis.
  • Custodian of cash on site.
  • Outlet relationship management
Key Performance Indicators
  • Availability of float at all times
  • Consistent & correct daily reconciliation
  • Quality service to clients proven by minimal customer complaints
  • No cash loss
  • Timeliness of reporting
  • Team discipline
Qualifications
  • Degree preferably in Business
  • At least 2 years experience in similar capacity.
  • Experience in Banking is ideal.
  • Good knowledge of accounting packages that is Sage, Pastel & Quick Books is an added advantage
Disposition
  • Very strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Driven and motivated by results
Submit your application letter and CV only to recruit@atom.co.ke on or before Aug 31, 2014.

Dynapharm  Kenya Ltd, a leading player in the Kenyan Pharmaceutical and agricultural sectors, intends to recruit young, dynamic and results-oriented professionals who will be instrumental for the achievement of the Company’s Strategic Plan
 
The company is looking to recruit the following job position
 
Manager, Marketing & Business Development
 
Job Ref: DPK 1003
 
Overall Purpose: Reporting to the General Manager, He/She will in charge of leading business growth, market expansion, promotion and maintenance of positive customer relationships to achieve the Company’s goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implementing marketing strategies to raise current market profile, increase sales and support achievement of the Company’s goals and objectives.
  • Identify new marketing opportunities and ensure the effective development and promotion of the company and its products.
  • Advising the General Manager by providing strategic guidance on marketing, communications and business development opportunities that are effective and generate positive, measureable results.
  • Developing and implementing an appropriate marketing communication and brand strategy in line with the company’s strategic plan.
  • Identifying opportunities to offer new services and enhance existing services in order to attract high-value work and enhance value provided to customers.
  • Developing and implementing the marketing plan in line with the business growth objectives.
Person Profile:
  • Bachelor Degree with Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Marketing with IT User Skills
  • 10 years working experience, 5 of which should be in a senior Management position(s).
Dynapharm Kenya Ltd is an equal opportunity employer; interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward an application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae accompanied by copies of key certificates only and indicating the current and expected remuneration to admin@dynapharmkenya.co.ke before 31st August 2014.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.
Branch Manager - Clinic / Health Centre 
 
Industry: Health / Medical
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 80,000 - 150,000

Our client is a start-up company that is transforming healthcare in Kenya through a chain of outpatient health clinics that offer excellent medical & patient care.

They seek to hire a Branch Manager for one of the Clinics
Duties and responsibilities 

  • Oversee the general management of branch operations.
  • Manages the daily activities of a medical clinic
  • Managing all staff in the clinic
  • Ensure continued branch growth by expanding new and existing client base
  • Handle recruiting for nurses, lab technicians, drivers, cleaners and clinical officers
  • Ensure the efficient place to work and that works well for everyone
  • Manage the facilities records i.e employee/ patient/ financial etc
  • Manage all minor processes; insurance, petty cash, council fee, nhif & nssf
  • Trouble shooting and solving problems around the office
  • Prepare budgets, order clinical equipment and supplies
  • Implement the standard operating procedures of the organisation
  • Oversee all customer inquiries and ensure timely response.
  • Ensure team satisfaction at all times
  • Any other duties assigned
Qualifications & Skills
  • Degree or Diploma in Business/ Medical Services/ Community Development
  • Candidates in the medical field (Clinical Officer/ Lab Tech) preferred but not a must
  • Minimum 4 to 5 years experience with 1 or 2 managing a clinic/ medical facility
  • An individual who is ready to learn the mode of Operations
  • Background in Community development is an added advantage
  • Computing skills, secretarial and filing skills
  • Ability to present oneself well and properly represent the company
  • Strong team player
  • Go-getter, who can take initiative and work independently
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, innovative, passionate
  • Able to connect with people and obtain their trust and respect
  • Demonstrates efficiency and professionalism also under stress
  • Able to manage time and keep an overview of key priorities
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 (Branch Manager- Clinic/ Health Centre) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 29th August, 2014

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.
Brand and Marketing Executive

Essential Functions:
  • Creation of marketing materials:
  • Produces internal and external marketing materials including; presentations, adverts, e-marketing, brochures. Ensures company products and services are effectively promoted and branded.
  • Coordinates digital marketing campaigns
  • Researches and creates social media content across multiple platforms
  • Commissions and briefs external agencies to produce marketing materials that deliver effective branding of company products and services
  • Uploads approved documents to the intranet and/or website using CMS
  • Monitors and controls expenditure within agreed Marketing budget limits; demonstrates cost consciousness and seeks value for money.
Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities and experience necessary for effective job performance:
  • Educated to degree level
  • 2– 3 years of marketing experience
  • Good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Must be very familiar with Microsoft Office
  • Must be outgoing and energetic
  • Must have strong people skills (ability to work with people from various departments and levels)
  • Creative problem-solving abilities
  • Flexibility and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
Desirable skills, knowledge, abilities and experience:
  • Experience in building and managing social media communities and experience of managing social media in a professional capacity
  • Knowledge of web design and html
  • Experience with tradeshows
  • Manufacturing industry experience
Email CV and current and expected salary to recruit@odumont.com with “Brand and Marketing Executive” in the subject line

Deadline: 25th August 2014

Female Cook / Housekeeper - Westlands
 
Job Category: Household 
 
Our client is based in Westlands and is looking for a position of a Female Cook / Housekeeper. 

The successful candidate MUST have prior cooking experience in a household.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Cooking intercontinental dishes.
  • Perform housekeeping duties as assigned or required.
Qualifications:

  • Must have 2 years of relevant cooking experience.
  • Must be 45 years old and above.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Can manage a household and cook for a large number of people.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills
  • Must be prepared to live in the residence.
Applications: Send your up to date CV to: amina@summitrecruitment-kenya.com

a 5 Star Hotel in Nairobi is looking for qualified and experienced for Waiters

Scope and General Purpose:

Waiters are responsible for serving food to the visitors of the restaurants and Bar. 

Their duties involve doing some important things before the arrival of guests. 

Responsible for delivering exceptional dining experiences for our Guests,  by providing individualized attention.
Summary of the Role & Responsibility:

  • Serving Cocktails and Canap├ęs during Happy Hour and special occasions
  • Supports the bar staff during high tea and other special functions
  • Special Occasions being/ Parties, Special Dinner etc.
  • Being in charge of “mise en place” for the assigned Dining Room station and Side Jobs as assigned by the Executive Chef as well as preparing for Special Events
  • Cleaning the Dining Room
  • Maintaining working station in proper and clean condition
  • Resetting Tables for the next Meal Period
  • Knowledge of all services, menus, products and amenities being able to describe them to the Guests;
  • To ensure that Company’s quality, costs and revenue targets are met
  • Actively participate in all company-sponsored training
  • Report to duty on time
Requirements:
  • Hospitality Background
  • Pleasant and smart
  • Team Player
Experience: 2 years in a similar position in a 5 star establishment

If you feel you fit the above role ,please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke

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.

For unsolicited applications,please drop your CV in our offices (Devan Plaza, Westlands 4th Floor) Monday to Friday- 3pm- 5.30pm ONLY.

Full-Time Freelance Writers

10 positions

Our organization is genuine, reputable and dynamic. 

We offer research writing services to lazy students in US, Europe and Asia. This provides an opportunity for generating revenue to thousands of writers here in Kenya. 

Our main goal is to enhance customer relations by providing quality work, deliver orders on time and maintain zero-tolerance on plagiarism. 

Thus, writers are required to have positive attitude towards their work, observe tight deadlines and ensure academic papers are plagiarism-free.

As a result of increasing number of orders (academic papers), we are currently recruiting experienced writers in the fields of computer science, IT management, Technology, Engineering, Management, Business and Marketing.

Eligible candidates should have the following

  • Unlimited access to internet connection and own laptop/PC
  • At least six months experience in writing academic papers
  • Ability to write plagiarism-free academic papers
  • Vast knowledge in standard referencing styles: APA, Harvard, MLA, Turabian/Chicago, Vacouver and Oxford
  • Ability to meet deadlines and sometimes work under pressure
Terms and Conditions
  • This is a fulltime employment for experienced writers only. 
  • Once hired, the writer should be reachable via phone and/or email 24/7.
  • Orders are paid after every two weeks i.e. on 15th and 1st day of every month.
  • Payment rate is from shs. 220-250 per 250-words-page and further increment depends on consistent quality of work, timely submission and writer’s reliability.
  • Mode of salary payment is through Mastercard, Wire Transfer and M-pesa. Amount paid depends on number of pages submitted during working period of 15 days.
  • Please note, in some instances customers request for revision that may need to be worked on immediately. The writer is expected to be available and work on the revision as requested.
  • Late submission and plagiarism may lead to cancellation and/or imposition of fine on order(s). Consecutive lateness on unreasonable grounds leads to termination of writer’s contract.
  • Request for deadline extension should be done in advance.
If you are up to the challenge, send your CV and Sample Paper(s) to info.moseswriters@gmail.com and specify the day and time when you are available.
a Business Strategy Consultancy is in need of a Direct Sales and Marketing Manager

Reporting To: Strategy Director
 
Overall Job Purpose: This position is in charge of the setting and achievement of visibility, awareness, sales and revenue targets for brands.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Drive direct sales and revenues
  • Develop direct sales and marketing strategies
  • Develop a customer database
  • Plan and execute on-the-ground activations (offline/online)
  • Manage and lead a direct sales team
Key Performance Indicators

  • Achievement & exceeding of sales and revenue targets
  • Achievement of awareness and brand visibility
  • Database of clients
  • A motivated and high performing sales team
Technical Qualifications
  • At least 3 years experience in Sales and Marketing in a managerial position
  • Experience in setting and management of revenue & sales targets
  • Professional qualification in Sales & Marketing
  • Must have directly managed activations before - both offline and online
  • Demonstrate ability to develop and execute sales and marketing strategies
Disposition
  • Strong business acumen
  • Very strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate and inspire a team
  • Strong entrepreneurial skills
  • Innovative solutions provider
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.
The Beyond Zero Campaign is premised on the philosophy of harnessing the convening power of Her Excellency, the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, to ensure that all Kenyan mothers deliver safely, and their children are healthy and HIV free through:
  • Institutionalizing and strengthening existing health and community systems
  • Mobilizing the contributions of private and public sectors and development partners
  • Catalyzing innovation and accelerating action by stakeholders and political leaders
The Campaign is now spearheaded by a National Steering Committee providing multi-disciplinary strategic leadership for delivery of the First Lady’s Strategic Framework through the Ministry of Health. 

In an effort to fulfill its mandate, the Beyond Zero Campaign now seeks to fill the following position:

Coordinator, Beyond Zero Campaign
Grade 2
The Coordinator of the Beyond Zero Campaign and shall execute the work-plan of the National Steering Committee, chaired by the Cabinet Secretary of Health that is responsible for mobilizing and catalyzing partnerships to deliver on HIV control, maternal and child health in Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Execute Beyond Zero Campaign goals and objectives
  • Execute the work-plan as approved by the National Steering Committee
  • Resource mobilization and fundraising for sustainability
  • Execute the advocacy and communications plan of the Beyond Zero Campaign
  • Liaise with and support joint work-planning with relevant National and County Government Agencies in delivering of the Mobile Clinics by the First Lady
  • Facilitate engagement with Counties and stakeholders to accelerate the attainment of Goals of the National Steering Committee
  • Work to promote and uphold the work, spirit and the good name and reputation of the Beyond Zero Campaign
  • Liaison, partnership development and management with Government Agencies, communities, civil society, faith based, private sector, the public sector and development partners
  • Responsible for budgets, resource management and day to day running of the Beyond Zero Secretariat in delivery of the work-plan
  • Pursuant to the NACC staff manual and other regulations, she/he shall be responsible for personnel and administrative matters
  • Will promote and safeguard the interests of the BZ campaign and its business and not do anything detrimental to those interests.
  • Will be responsible to the NACC Director
Professional qualifications and relevant experience
  • Master’s degree in public health, social sciences, law, gender studies or other development-related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional and relevant working experience in advancing HIV/AIDS control, maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health, gender equality or social justice issues
  • Minimum 5 years senior management experience
  • Management of multiple partners and partnerships towards delivering stated goals
  • Demonstrated results in resource mobilization
  • Experience in donor engagement
Key Skills and Competencies
  • Demonstrable skills in partnership building, networking, advocacy, resource mobilization and fundraising
  • Demonstrable leadership and organizational development skills
  • Experience in programme management, implementation, monitoring and tracking results
  • Knowledge and experience in child, women’s and human rights, specifically sexual and reproductive health including elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV
  • Self-driven with initiative
  • Established proficiency in written English and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in spoken English and Swahili
  • Excellent inter-personal, public speaking and negotiation skills
  • Ability to coach and mentor
  • Balanced and intuitive decision-making
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate emerging needs and transform them into programmes
  • Good application of electronic communications and standard office computer software
How to Apply

The Beyond Zero Campaign DOES NOT discriminate any applicant on the basis of ethnic background, sex, religion, HIV status, age, marital status, or disability but is attentive of gender, regional and ethnic balance.

If you fulfill the above requirements, you are invited to apply by submitting an application together with an up to date CV, by close of business Friday, September 5th 2014 to the address provided below.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Director
National AIDS Control Council
Landmark Plaza 9th Floor
P.O. Box 61307 00200
Nairobi

The Beyond Zero Campaign is premised on the philosophy of harnessing the convening power of Her Excellency, the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, to ensure that all Kenyan mothers deliver safely, and their children are healthy and HIV free through:
  • Institutionalizing and strengthening existing health and community systems
  • Mobilizing the contributions of private and public sectors and development partners
  • Catalyzing innovation and accelerating action by stakeholders and political leaders
The Campaign is now spearheaded by a National Steering Committee providing multi-disciplinary strategic leadership for delivery of the First Lady’s Strategic Framework through the Ministry of Health. 

In an effort to fulfill its mandate, the Beyond Zero Campaign now seeks to fill the following position:

Head, Communications, Public Relations and Knowledge Management Officer
Grade
 3
The officer shall be responsible to for advocacy and communications strategy of the Campaign, be well spoken and ensure continued mobilization and catalyzation of action on HIV, maternal and child health nationally and globally.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implement a communications strategy for Beyond Zero to ensure continued acceleration towards reduced HIV infections, healthy deliveries across Kenya
  • Collate the results achieved and information from different stakeholders and share them nationally and globally
  • Lead implementation of the advocacy agenda of the Beyond Zero Campaign
  • Turn events and technical information related to Beyond Zero to creative products for dissemination
  • Contribute to the documentation for Kenya’s MDG report in line with the achievements of the Beyond Zero Campaign
  • Manage public relations, the press and media
  • Develop messages for the campaign and promote the Beyond Zero brand
  • Oversee documentation of Beyond Zero’s lessons and the impact of the National Steering Committee, the First Lady’s Strategy on stakeholder engagement for Kenya’s achievement of HIV, maternal and child health goals
  • Manage the social media platform for Beyond Zero
  • Develop a knowledge management system for collection, collation, transformation of information into usable products for different audiences, dissemination and measurement of impact
  • Develop and update annual reports, brochures, fact sheets, website
  • Provide communication in editing, drafting and proof reading of all communication relating to Beyond Zero, from the Secretariat, NACC or the National Steering Committee
  • Contribute to preparing reports and proposals for resource mobilization
Professional qualifications and relevant experience
  • Over 7 years’ experience working in communications with excellent public relations skills and with experience in a supervision position
  • Master’s Degree in a Communications and related fields
Key Skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Demonstrated ability to turn events into high quality, easy to follow products and publications and disseminate them for highest impact
  •  A track record of utilizing communication to position an agenda and generate public interest and catalyze action to achieve tangible outcomes
  • Sound Information Technology (IT) and media skills
  • Ability to work both independently, work quickly and efficiently under pressure especially when facing tight deadlines and work as a member of a team and set own work plan, meet deadlines and balance competing priorities.
How to Apply

The Beyond Zero Campaign DOES NOT discriminate any applicant on the basis of ethnic background, sex, religion, HIV status, age, marital status, or disability but is attentive of gender, regional and ethnic balance.

If you fulfill the above requirements, you are invited to apply by submitting an application together with an up to date CV, by close of business Friday, September 5th 2014 to the address provided below.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

The Director
National AIDS Control Council
Landmark Plaza 9th Floor
P.O. Box 61307 00200
Nairobi
an alliance of independent Top Tier African Law Firms is in need of a Regional Business Development Manager or Lawyer with experience in Commercial Law and has handled matters pertaining to business development at an international level for a law firm preferably in the UK and the US.

Business Development Role
 
This Role will require working with the Partners in pursuing high-potential business opportunities and will deliver substantial and measurable value for the client, group and its clients. 

The ideal candidate will identify and qualify new business opportunities and assist the firm and its Partners in fostering existing relationships.

He/she must have the ability to develop a strategy that complements the client vision and objectives. 

The candidate could also be a litigation lawyer with international experience and also have a good knowledge of how business development works in a law firm or a lawyer who has handled Business Development experience or have international experience (working in a number of countries especially UK or US). 

If they do not BDM experience, they should have experience dealing with clients and know how to market law services as well understand what works in the law industry from an international perspective.
 
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Design and implement business development strategy in coordination with the Partners in developing cross border groups, relationship teams and industry specialisation as required.
  • Maintain extensive knowledge of current market conditions including business intelligence and industry issues and trends
  • Drives Request for Proposal (RFP) process including directing and executing the response, proposal and presentation material. This involves coordinating, preparing and drafting responses and materials from intake through delivery to obtain new business. It also includes managing the proposal response process with client-facing practitioners by developing templates and directories to develop layout, draft and assemble content, obtain approvals, and conduct proofing and editing;
  • Responds to informal business opportunities by developing and assembling marketing materials from a variety of resources, practice areas and professionals within the Firm and/or network;
  • Build and maintain a qualified pipeline of new opportunities that are vetted with the Partners
  • Updates and maintains all firm and/or network collateral including experience statements;
  • Prioritizes events to attend and manage sponsorship and event participation, including network-hosted events and sponsorships with outside vendors and organizations. This involves the effective and strategic; see below:
  • Positioning and marketing of the service offering, including event logistics and tactics (pre-conference branding, messaging, tradeshow booth shipping and installation, promotional items, support materials, attendee lists, invitation distribution) as well as onsite sponsorship management and execution of follow up plans with targets to drive business opportunities.
  • Drafts content for collateral and communications (including submission for international directories) in line with the network’s branding (brochures, newsletters, LinkedIn profiles, emails, articles, advertisements, professional letters, creative promotional pieces, website content, etc.)
  • Manages and prioritizes the execution of group marketing projects leveraging administrative support, interns and other marketing and business development assistance as needed.
  • Responds to various urgent marketing and business development tasks and requests as they arise
  • Builds and leverages relationships with prospects in support of client initiatives.
  • Travels to sponsored events and meetings, as needed.
  • Able to work in a team-based environment and will be in charge of overseeing the BD department and its team which provides not only support to the client but its affiliates
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing required;
  • An advanced degree (Juris Doctorate or Master of Business Administration) strongly preferred;
  • Five (5) or more years of experience conducting marketing and business development activities for a professional services or consulting firm, law firm or large company;
  • Prior experience working directly with partners, practice area leaders and senior professionals required;
  • Prior experience in legal services strongly preferred;
  • Superior technical and creative graphics skills using the Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access);
  • Demonstrated ability to be an enthusiastic, energetic and action oriented team player;
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) demonstrating a high degree of responsiveness to requests;
  • Strong business development acumen and able to manage and execute both strategic, as well as tactical, marketing campaigns and tasks designed to facilitate business opportunities;
  • Strong organization, project management and administrative skills to balance and prioritize urgent matters, with longer-term strategic projects;
  • Capable of working in a deadline-driven environment and multiple projects simultaneously with a customer service focus;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively and professionally with people at all organizational levels of the Firm;
  • Ability to travel is required
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 and please indicate the position you are applying for on the subject header as well as indicate your salary requirements to include current and expected remuneration.

Industry: Nonprofit / International Development / Agriculture / Microfinance
 
Function: Inputs Procurement Associate  
 
Employer: One Acre Fund
 
Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Commitment: Minimum 2 years. This is a long term career position.  

Organization Description: One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. 

One Acre invests in farmers to generate a permanent gain in farm income. We provide farmers with a "market bundle" that includes education, finance, seed and fertilizer, and market access. 

Our program is proven impactful – every year, we weigh thousands of harvests and measure more than 100% average gain in farm income per acre.  

We are growing quickly. In seven years, we have grown to serve over 180,000 farm families with more than 1,000 full-time field staff in Kenya.

Team Description: The Inputs Team is responsible for procuring agricultural inputs (seed, fertilizer, solar lights, and other necessary items). 

This entails working with local and international suppliers to collect price quotes, negotiating to get the best price, ensuring the correct agreements are in place, and that deliveries to our warehouses are made on time. 

This requires frequent written and verbal communication with our suppliers as well as the various teams within One Acre Fund that we are procuring inputs for. 

The Inputs team serves One Acre Fund operations in Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda, so the scope of work is truly international and involves understanding the different needs and available supply in all of these countries.   

Primary Duties of the Inputs Procurement Associate
  • Work with One Acre Fund operations teams to understand their needs for agricultural inputs, the quantities required and the deadlines for delivery
  • Maintain a database of local and international suppliers and understand which inputs they carry
  • Reach out to suppliers to get price quotations and negotiate best possible price
  • Develop and maintain templates for purchase orders, contracts, and other required documents
  • Work with suppliers to sign contracts and place orders
  • Work with One Acre Fund finance team to ensure that suppliers are paid on time
  • Follow up with suppliers to ensure that deliveries are made timely
  • Occasionally provide support on working with clearing agents and insurance companies
  • Constantly look out for new sources of supply and way to decrease the costs of agricultural inputs for One Acre Fund
  • Provide general support to Inputs Team Manager
If you have skills and experience in the areas above please highlight them on your cover letter and resume.

Qualifications: We are seeking professionals with 1-2 years of work experience, preferably in procurement. 

We are looking for extraordinary candidates that are organized and proactive. 

Please only apply if you fit these criteria:
  • Undergraduate degree from a recognized academic institution, at least Second Upper preferred 
  • Minimum C+ in KCSE or equivalent, but minimum B in Math, English.
  • Work experience in a demanding professional environment such as government, business or NGO’s
  • Experience in procurement preferable, but not required
  • Demonstrated computer skills in email, internet usage, Microsoft Office
  • Strong written and oral communicator with good attention to detail
  • Proven ability to set and meet targets
  • Fluent in Kiswahili and English
Timeline: We are looking for someone to start by the beginning of October.  
 
Compensation: Competitive Salary
 
Benefits: Transport and Airtime allowance, housing stipend 
 
Career development: One Acre Fund invests in building management and leadership capacity. 

We provide constant, actionable feedback delivered through weekly mentorship and two annual career reviews. 

We also have regular one-on-one meetings where we listen to and discuss career goals, and work collaboratively to craft roles that each person can be passionate about. 

Opportunity to grow based on personal performance. 

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer.  

To Apply

Email your cover letter and resume only to kenyajobs@oneacrefund.org (Subject line: Inputs Procurement Associate + the place you heard of the position). 

Applicants who do not comply with this requirement will not be considered.

Application Deadline is 6th September

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