Save the Children 

Vacancy: Health Officer 

Position Code: SCI TUR 01

3 Posts 
 
Team / Programme: Health

Location: Turkana

Grade: Grade 3

Post Type: National (1 year contract with possibility of renewal)

Duration: 1 Year
 
Child Safeguarding: Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

Role Purpose: The Health Officer will plan, guide and support implementation of Save the Children’s UNICEF supported health project in Turkana County.
Scope of Role: This positon is mostly field based; the holder will provide technical expertise in implementation of MNCH activities with clear focus on integrated /holistic approach at community level.

The position holder will be incharge of supporting the SCHMTs in capacity building CHEWs and CHWs through regular on the job training. 

Dimensions: Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. 

Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH... 

Save the Children has an operational presence in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Garissa, Mandera, Meru and Wajir – Bungoma and Turkana being the new entrants in 2014. We work through partners in many other parts of the country. 
 
This project will use a range of complementary and mutually reinforcing methods to achieve the expected results and objectives, namely innovative methods for raising awareness of health issues, a combination of capacity building at community level, health system strengthening and sharing learning to allow replication of successes, and undertaking advocacy to increase prioritisation of MNCH and iCCM initiatives for the benefit of the vulnerable by the county government.

Reports to: Senior  Health  Officer

Staff directly reporting to this Post:  None

Budget responsibility: Yes – as per sub county and delegation scheme. 

Key Areas of Accountability:

Programme
  • Plan and supervise implementation of project activities together with MNCH team at Save the Children Lodwar office, and MOH counterparts at the Sub-County level.
  • Represent SC in the respective subcounties health county forums in conjunction with senior health officer.
  • Consolidate activity reports and ensure timely submission to supervisor for onward submission to project health coordinator, area program manager and country office.
  • Organise and coordinate health worker trainings in consultation with the sub counties health authorities.
  • Ensure good working relationships maintained with the sub counties Health Management teams (SCHMTs) and community health structures.
  • Monitors and ensures that the technical protocols, manuals, guidelines and forms used in the field are in line with validated national MNCH and RH/FP technical tools and guidelines.
  • Participates and represents SC in various health coordination forums and at working meetings with partners at field level when necessary.
Staff Management and Development
  • Support SC staff working on this project. (Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Communication for Development officer and Community Liaison Officer)
Monitoring and evaluation
  • Follow up of project routine monitoring and supervision plan in liaison with the respective SCHMTs; including joint monitoring and supervision plans.
  • Take lead in guidance and documentation of best practices in their respective sub county project; including case studies.
  • Ensure the compilation of timely reports of the project.
  • Monitor project expenditure against budgets in their respective sub counties.
Coordination and representation
  • Within delegated authority represent SC and maintain working relationship with relevant host sub county health management teams, UN agencies, International and local non-governmental health organizations  with a mandate to promote the MNCH agenda and  influence policies of Government, UN agencies and other humanitarian actors with regards to MNCH.
Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)

Accountability:
  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling SCI’s values.
  • Holds the partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.
Ambition:
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for SCI, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically.
Collaboration:
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters.
  • Values diversity sees it as a source of competitive strength.
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.
Creativity:
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.
Integrity:
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency.
  • Commitment to Save the Children Values.
Qualifications and Experience.

Essential
  • Bachelor’s degree/Diploma in public health or nursing with community health experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in community maternal and newborn health and Integrated Community case management of Case Management programming.
  • Experience working with Community Health Units in community health strategy.
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Swahili.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Experience of living and traveling in remote and insecure places. Familiarity with the counties in Northern Kenya especially Turkana, will be an added advantage.. 
  • Sensitive to issues affecting children and committed to Save the Children’s Child Safe Guarding policy.
  • Strong documentation and report writing skills.
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability.
  • Culturally sensitive with qualities of mentorship and patience.
  • Commitment to Save the Children Values.
How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit a CV and mandatory cover letter to Kenya.jobapplications@savethechildren.org  by 4th September 2014 indicating the Position Code on the subject line.  

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP) and Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK) are Collective Management Organizations (CMOs) licensed by the Kenya Copyright Board to represent producers of sound recordings and performers of audio and audio-visual works respectively. 

KAMP and PRISK are both mandated to collect license fees from the users of sound recordings and audiovisual works and distribute royalties to their respective rights holders. 

Purpose: In accordance with Section 30 (A) of the Copyright Act, Cap 130, Laws of Kenya. KAMP-PRISK seek to appoint Commission-Based Licensing Agents whose primary duty shall be licensing users engaged in communication to the public of sound recordings and audio-visual works. 

Appointed Licensing Agents shall be required to have the ability to establish strong relationships across all levels both internally and externally with excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

KAMP and PRISK are looking for Licensing Agents to work in Nyeri, Kisumu, Nakuru, Eldoret, Mombasa, Nairobi & Kakamega.

Duties and Responsibilities
 
Reporting to the Legal & Licensing Officer, the Licensing Agents shall have the following responsibilities:
  • Licensing business owners (users of sound recordings and audio-visual works) in the specified region of work;
  • Creating awareness to the public about KAMP-PRISK as CMOs for producer and performer rights respectively;
  • Carrying out enforcement exercises in conjunction with the police from time to time as directed by the Licensing Officer;
  • Carrying out any other duty as may be assigned by the Licensing Officer.
Qualifications and Key Competencies
  • Must have at least a Diploma in Sales & Marketing, or any other related paper, from a recognized institution. 
  • Must have at least one year progressive working experience in a sales and marketing. A good understanding of Copyright and Intellectual Property will be an added advantage.
  • Must possess reporting and public relationships skills.
  • Must be an independent self-starter with pro-active approach to work and excellent follow through skills with attention to deadlines and meeting targets.
  • Demonstrated professionalism and the ability to manage work relationships in a respectful and courteous manner.
  • Must be dedicated to aligning with company goals and policies in ensuring success.
  • Must have no criminal background.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word.
If you meet the above requirements, please send your resume and application letter to the address below. 

All applications must be delivered on or before Tuesday 26th August 2014. 

The subject of the email should be LICENSING AGENT. 

Licensing Manager, 
KAMP-PRISK 
Email: hr@prisk.or.ke

Only selected interview candidates will be contacted.
Vacancy: Ruby on Rails Developer - Internship

Location:
 Nairobi

Company description: Tech Start Up

Job Description:
  • Will be working with systems that scrape and source documents from websites
  • Will be working in a small team in a start-up environment with no bureaucracy
  • Will be working mostly with the back-end part of the system
​Requirements: 

  • Basic competency and interest in back-end programming, preferably using Ruby On Rails
  • Curious self-starter with great interest in new technologies, systems and tools
  • Ambitious and passionate about technical development, has probably a few fun side projects going on
​To apply:
 
Send in a 2 page CV indicating:
  • A short bio
  • Highest education level achieved
  • Competence in technology
  • Work experience
  • Availability status
​​Email your CV with the subject line “Ruby on Rails developer - internship”, your full name and phone number to cv@dumaworks.com​

A leading Insurance Company in Kenya, renowned for its innovative, reliable, affordable and unmatched motor insurance services is looking for a motivated and qualified professional. 

We are looking for someone mature, with at least 10 years experience. 
 
Finance Manager
 
Reporting to the Managing Director, this role will provide leadership to the finance and underwriting departments and will ensure the company has effective financial systems and internal controls and oversee processes including but not limited to budgeting and financial analyses and reporting.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in developing the company’s corporate strategy and implement operational policies and corporate plans;
  • Develop the annual budget and ensure it is aligned with the company’s strategic and operational plans; 
  • Evaluate and improve the accounting system to enhance functionality of financial management and reporting;
  • Review and constantly improve workflows, accounting policies and procedures to ensure accuracy and effectiveness;
  • Strengthen internal controls and ensure compliance with set policies and procedures;
  • Advise management on treasury related matters;
  • Make recommendations for cost savings and expense rationalization;
  • Prepare audit schedules and liaise with external auditors and all other regulators  for periodic audits and inspections;
  • Manage the acquisition of capital assets, ensure they are properly tagged, amortized and disposed appropriately;
  • Establish rapport with bankers, fund managers, regulators and other stakeholders;
  • Accurate preparation and timely submission of returns and payments to the tax authorities, Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) and all other relevant statutory& regulatory bodies;
  • Document and maintain complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions;
  • Train and direct staff in accordance with the established standards and company policy; and 
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial and management reports and present them to management and the Board.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelors degree in Commerce, Finance, Accounting, Business or equivalent;
  • MBA in Finance will be an added advantage;
  • Certified Public Accountant , CPA (K) or equivalent;
  • Must have worked for at least ten (10) years after attaining the above qualifications in a busy commercial environment, seven (7) of which must be at senior management level;
  • Experience in the insurance industry and external audit experience would be an added advantage; and
  • Have excellent leadership skills, integrity and a can-do attitude.
Contact us
 
Please send us a cover letter telling us “why you think you are the person for the job” and your resume, current salary and references in a 3 page Word format to Stella at smuthoni@acatalyst.co.ke.   

Deadline:  Sat 23 Aug 2014.

All e mails will be responded to almost immediately.  

Title: Area Sales Manager 
 
Reports to: Country Sales Manager
 
Area: Nyanza

Job Purpose: Responsible for the development and performance of all sales activities in the assigned market. 

Manage all sales and support Staffs and directs a sales team while providing a leadership, towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company vision and values. 

Establishes plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the marketing area and contributes to the development of training and educational programs for clients and the area sales team members.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop a business plan and sales strategy for the market that ensures attainment of company sales goals and profitability.
  • Achieve Area sales operational objectives by contributing sales information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining regional sales system improvements; implementing change.
  • Meet Area sales financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
  • Establish sales objectives by creating a sales plan and quota for regions in support of national objectives
  • Provide timely, accurate, competitive pricing on all completed prospect application submitted for pricing and approval, while striving to maintain maximum profit margin.
  • Maintain and expand customer base by developing  distributors, Van sales representatives; building and maintaining rapport with key customers; identifying new customer opportunities
  • Recommend new product lines by identifying new opportunities, gaps, market trends, packaging, and RTM;  by surveying consumer needs and trends; tracking competitors activities.
  • Implement trade promotions by publishing, tracking, and evaluating trade spending with timely feedbacks and recommendations.
  • Accomplishes sales targets, volumes and organization mission and values by completing related results as needed
  • Analyze sales trends, carry out market research
  • Accomplish Area sales human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees in assigned areas; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures.
Qualifications, Experience & Skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or Diploma in Sales, Marketing and sales or related field of study
  • 5 -7 years experience in FMCG
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must be able to demonstrate sales record (3+ years) at a high level of achievement
  • Solutions-selling experience in any one or all of the following areas: Footwear, stationery, confectionery or other fast moving consumer product
  • IT Knowledge is desirable
  • Extensive experience in all aspects of Supplier Relationship Management
  • Strong understanding of customer and market dynamics and requirements.
  • Willingness to travel and work in a global team of professionals.
  • Proven leadership and ability to drive sales teams
Competencies:
  • Results driven
  • Posses good networking skills
  • Has ability to build rapport easily with individuals from different backgrounds.
  • Good persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Must be highly motivated
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward resume to the HR offices or to recruit@kenafricind.com
 
Deadline: 27th August, 2014

Save the Children

Vacancy: Programme Manager - Health & Nutrition (Kibera)
 
Position Code: SCI KP M2
 
Team / Programme: Health & Nutrition

Location: Nairobi
 
Grade:  2

Post Type: National (1 year contract with possibility of renewal)
 
Duration: 1 Year
 
Child Safeguarding: Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people
Role Purpose: The Programme Manager – Health and Nutrition will take on the role of setting up and managing of Save the Children’s Nairobi office the European Union (EU) funded Kibera Informal Settlement MNCH, Nutrition and Family Planning Programme.

The programme will be implemented by Save the Children in close collaboration with two local NGO partners: Carolina for Kibera (CFK) and Family Health Options Kenya (FHOK). 

The programme will aim to improve access to maternal, neonatal, and child health care services and nutrition services, enable women of child bearing age to benefit from improved modern family planning method uptake and to strengthen the Langata sub-county health-care delivery system. 

The Program Manager’s role will be to ensure that the programme is successfully implemented in line with approved donor agreements, budget and Save the Children’s strategic objectives, as well as ensuring that the programme is of a consistently high quality and appropriate monitoring and evaluation mechanisms are in place to monitor the impact of our work for children. 

Scope of Role: 

Reports to: Programme Operations Manager

Dimensions: Save the Children has been operational in Kenya since the 1950s, providing support to children through developmental and humanitarian relief programmes delivered both directly and through local partners. 

Current programming focuses on child protection, child rights governance, education, health, HIV/AIDS, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH. 

In 2012, as part of a global reorganization process, Save the Children combined the programmes of SC UK, SC Canada and SC Finland to create a single operation in Kenya. 

In Feb 2014, we completed a second transition, which saw us join forces with the British INGO, Merlin, and merge their health and nutrition programmes with our own. 

Save the Children now has an operational presence in Bungoma, Dadaab Refugee Camp, Garissa, Mandera, Turkana and Wajir and we work through partners in many other parts of the country. 

With support from the European Union, Save the Children will shortly begin urban programming in Nairobi working with local partners. 

We employ more than 300 staff and have an operating annual budget in 2014 of approximately US$25 million. 

Staff directly reporting to this post: Programme Officer – Health and Nutrition

Key Areas of Accountability:
  • To ensure the MNCH, nutrition and family planning programme in Kibera informal settlement is implemented according to the approved donor (EC) agreements and implementations plans.  
  • Develop and regularly update a detailed implementation plan guiding programme implementation and ensure this is used by the whole project team including partners to monitor project progress towards completion.
  • Prepare narrative and financial reports for donor(s) and Save the Children as required, ensuring these are of a high quality and submitted to the Technical Advisors as well as the Programme Operations Manager for review in a timely manner. This will involve compilation of information from a range of project staff and partners.
  • Put systems in place to ensure information required to monitor progress and impact indicators is collected, compiled and analyzed appropriately.  Ensure all Save the Children monthly and donor monitoring requirements are complied with.
  • As a budget holder be fully aware of the grant compliance regulations of the donors relevant to your project. The post holder will work with the Programme Operations Manager and her team to review and revise budgets; authorizing and monitoring expenditure in line with the budget and donor guidelines, as well as Save the Children member grant management and financial guidelines. 
  • To directly line manage the Programme Officer by ensuring that s/he has clear work plans and objectives and, at a minimum, receive quarterly supervisions and annual reviews. 
  • To have overall responsibility for overseeing the implementation of the programme by Save the Children and partners in collaboration with Langata sub-county health authority and other private health service providers in Kibera informal settlement of Nairobi County.
  • With support from the Partnership and Capacity building coordinator, ensure that clear partner agreements are signed, partner capacity building is integrated into the program, regular review meetings with partners are held, funds disbursement to partners is timely and reporting from partners is of high quality to ensure effective project implementation.
  • To monitor and support the work of the Programme Officer.   
  • Regularly undertake liaison and advocacy with Government partners and officials in your county on project activities and related health/nutrition issues.  
  • Facilitate visits to field sites for donor representatives and other external visitors as required. 
  • Be able to clearly explain project activities and objectives, related policy issues and the project’s contribution to wider Save the Children goals and objectives.  
  • Work with the Programmes Operations Manager and Save the Children Technical Advisors to identify the technical support needs of the project and ensure this support is provided by the Nutrition and Health Advisors and Director of Programme Quality and Development based in Nairobi.
    Work with Nutrition and Health Technical Advisors to develop concept notes and proposals to secure additional funding for the programme.  
  • As a key member of the Nairobi-managed programmes team, actively participate in monthly management meetings and other team meetings held in the Nairobi office.
Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
 
Accountability:
  • Holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
Ambition:
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically
Collaboration:
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
Creativity:
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks
Integrity:
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency
Qualifications and Experience

Person Specification

Essential
  • Degree in Medicine or Nutrition or Public Health. A masters degree in Public Health will be an added advantage
  • At least 5 years relevant project management experience in an international NGO or similar organization.
  • Several years progressively responsible project and personnel management experience
  • Good technical knowledge of policy and practice in the field of health and/or nutrition 
  • A good understanding of development issues and the policy context in Kenya
  • Proven team and personnel management experience
  • Proven analytical and strategic planning skills
  • Experience in partnership management.
  • Experience in monitoring budgets.
  • Strong written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Computer literate in word processing and excel packages
  • An understanding of child rights and their protection and fulfilment in the development context
Desirable
  • Masters or higher level qualification in relevant technical speciality
  • Knowledge of the area and region where the post is located
Working Contacts  

External: The Programme Manager – Health & Nutrition will work closely with representatives from other agencies, NGOs, other line ministries and partners.

Internal: On a day to day basis, the Programme Manager will work closely with the Operations Director, Technical Advisors, Partnerships and Capacity building coordinator, project team and support team (Finance, logistics and HR/Admin).

How to Apply

Interested candidates are required to submit a CV and mandatory cover letter to Kenya.jobapplications@savethechildren.org  by 4th September 2014 indicating the Position Code on the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Old Mutual Plc. is a leading multinational long-term savings, protection and investment Group with over 168 years of experience. It has operations in Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia.

Old Mutual plc. is listed on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

Old Mutual Kenya comprises of Old Mutual Life Assurance, Old Mutual Investment Group, Old Mutual Investment Services, Old Mutual Securities and Faulu Microfinance Bank.

In line with the growing business demands, we are looking for qualified and talented individuals to fill the following position.

Switchboard Operator / Receptionist
 
Reporting to Team leader – Client Services, the key role of this position is to manage the switchboard and the clients visiting the business.

The Key outputs of this position are: -
  • Friendly and professional reception for both walk-in and on call clients in adherence to set standards.
  • Answer client inquiries, channel them to the relevant Department(s) investigate their concerns and give them feedback as required.
  • Ensure fast and efficient turnaround of client issues and complaints. Acknowledge clients complaints, follow up on complaints and ensure resolution of the same and client satisfaction.
  • Collection and channeling of client feedback. Maintain comprehensive log of client service transactions and queries.
  • Responsible and accountable for successful completion of assigned tasks and adhering to set standards.
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders actively.
  • Receiving and replying to e-mails, letters and phone call as per set standards.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the reception area, always to be clean and orderly as per the set standards.
  • Prepare client service reports applicable to the area of work.
  • Any other allocated duties.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Business related degree or related discipline.
  • Over five (5) years’ experience in a busy front office operations and switchboard
  • Excellent oral communication and customer handling skills.
  • Friendly and professional customer care etiquette.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills.
  • Mature, orderly, neat and client focused
Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications and experience should apply for the role viahttp://careers.oldmutual.co.ke/ by 29th August 2014

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Job Title: Human Resources Manager

Job Code: HRM/DPC/140820
 
Number of Positions Open: 1

Reports To: Directors 
 
Location:  Nairobi, Kenya

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Summary: Our client, one of Nairobi’s luxury hotels’ is looking for a Human Resource Manager. 

Job Objective: The Human Resource Manager will primarily be responsible for overseeing the Human Resources operation of the hotel. 

This shall be in accordance with company’s Strategies, directives and the Hotel’s Business Plan, which may be varied from time to time. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Fulfill the financial objectives of the hotel through proper and efficient management;
  • Prepare and manage the annual human resources budget;
  • Control expenses of the division;
  • Ensure that the manning guide of the hotel is strictly adhered to;
  • Co-ordinate an effective and efficient Payroll Management/Resource allocation;
  • To prepare monthly forecasts and schedule resources accordingly.
  • To be responsible for coordinating and monitoring the activities of the Human Resources Division;
  • Ensure accurate employee administration is maintained at all times;
  • Prepare and update the human resources departmental operations manual;
  • Oversee the hotel's recruitment and selection process;
  • Support the internal development of supervisory and management personnel, through the implementation of an effective succession plan and coaching/mentoring program;
  • Oversee the hotel's employee welfare programs, ensuring that the benefits supplied are relevant and competitive in the local market place;
  • Maintain efficient staffing levels and payroll systems, helping division/department heads to maximize productivity and minimize unnecessary payroll costs;
  • Research and propose competitive compensation/benefits/incentive packages;
  • Assist the Training Manager with the training of senior management personnel and selected courses;
  • Ensure that government-stipulated employee legislation is strictly followed and implemented;
  • To prepare the hotel's duty management roster;
  • Represent the human resources function on the hotel's Executive Committee;
  • Ensure that a strong employee communications program is implemented;
  • To assume full charge of initiating and driving environmental awareness within the hotel;
  • Implement the corporate social responsibility strategies and goals of the hotel; and
  • Ensure quick reaction to the Maintenance Requests.
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a similar leadership role    

Skills and Certification:
  • Masters Degree in Human Resource Management;
  • Be a member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) or any other recognized professional HR Body;
  • Must possess knowledge and experience of relevant labour laws and industrial relations in Kenya;
  • Must possess excellent planning and organizing skills;
  • Should possess excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • Must be flexible in your job function and perform any other reasonable duties and responsibilities which may be assigned to you, including redeployment to other departments/areas if required, in order to meet business demands and guest service needs.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on: Human Resource Manager

BPC Africa is one of the leading consulting firms in the East, Central and Southern Africa Region. 

Our vision is to deliver best value that business and people can find through partnering in Strategy, Organization and People.

Our client seeks to engage with a self -managed specialist guided by the role specifications here - below:-

Position: Commercial Manager - Steel
 
Main Purpose of the Job: Implementing and designing the Business Strategy while driving assigned sales targets and client relations, this position bet-fit requirements as follows:-
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Take full responsibility for key performance indicators of the business 
  • Manage existing business and customer relationships for steel cargo 
  • Develop additional business and new customer relationships for steel products, preferably in the form of long-term partnerships 
  • Have an execution mindset, i.e. to proactively identify and address issues, take full responsibility for his/her area of business, and find creative solutions for arising problems in a timely manner. 
  • Support the overall turnaround program and look for opportunities to initiate and implement positive change, e.g. development of new strategies to approach the market, optimization of internal and external processes, improvement of services offered to customers, and re-design of the organizational structure where required. 
  • Control and manage the departments’ costs in terms of over time, subsistence allowance and other miscellaneous expenditures in western region. 
  • Facilitate of the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility activities within their team. 
  • Contribute to marketing plans, corporate communication and public relations activities in the region.
Special Focus: 

Job Skills 
  • Excellent sales or customer relationship handling skills, proven by respective experience and result oriented references. 
  • Proven thorough understanding of logistics and transportation industry. 
  • Excellent leadership and strong interpersonal skills, proven by respective experience and references.
  • Excellent team working and negotiation skills, proven by respective experience and references. 
  • Entrepreneurial and proactive mindset, proven by respective experience and references.
Competencies
  • Team Leadership, 
  • Business Acumen, 
  • Customer Orientation, 
  • Innovative, 
  • Professionalism and ethics, 
  • Change Champion, 
  • Interpersonal & communication skills, 
  • organizational awareness
Qualifications 
  • University degree from a recognized institution. 
  • At least 5 years marketing, bulk transportation or other logistics experience at management level 
  • Post graduate degree/diploma in a relevant area an added advantage, e.g. an MBA. 
  • Knowledge and experience in the steel industry 
  • Good understanding of long-range Strategic Planning and Business Planning processes in Global organizations. 
  • Membership in a Profession today, preferably Marketing Society.
Only qualifying candidates to apply to 

Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)
Email address: talentsearch@bpc.co.ke 
Tel: +254 712 31 68 88

On or before 25th August, 2014

a well - established market leader in the Banking, Media, Hospitality and Social development sectors and seeks to engage with a professional, dynamic and self-respecting talent in the position of:-
 
Group Procurement Manager
 
Main Purpose of the Job: To manage the procurement department to ensure that the procurement activities within the organisation are met with utmost efficiency.

Main Responsibilities

  • Leading in the implementation and design of procurement, logistics and distribution strategy working closely with other stakeholders to meet business objectives
  • Leading , Managing and monitoring the implementation of the function’s policies, processes and procedures
  • Ensuring design and implementation of the procurement Systems, governance, monitoring & evaluation
  • Planning and directing procurement, supplies, logistics and distribution activities to meet business objectives
  • Managing the procurement of CAPEX items including organizations consumables locally and imports
  • Managing set-up for new businesses including projects
  • Setting standards and criteria for supplier qualification and selection in line with local and international legislative guideline and standards.
  • Developing and implementing supplier and 3rd party partner monitoring and evaluation tools and systems including setting up SLAs
  • Ensuring best value for the business while managing the procurement & projects budgets
  • Ability to understand local legislation and source 3rd party services in line with insurance and microfinance services.
  • Determining and coordinating departmental periodic reports and communication as requirements
Job Skills
  • Strategy formulation and execution, 
  • making the deal, 
  • project management, 
  • optimization and operations planning, 
  • Cost management, 
  • Negotiations skills, 
  • High level of competencies to demonstrate people skills, 
  • professionalism and ethics, 
  • Team Player, 
  • Leadership, 
  • Innovative & Change Champion
Academic Qualifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Procurement/ Supply Chain Management, 
  • Related Master’s Degree (added advantage) 
  • Membership to a relevant professional body, 
  • At least 5 years relevant experience
Interested candidates should send their detailed CVs indicating current remuneration on or before 25th August, 2014 to the following address:

Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)
Email address: talentsearch@bpc.co.ke 
Tel: +254 712 316 888

BPC Africa is one of the leading consulting firms in the East, Central and Southern Africa Region. 

Our vision is to deliver best value that business and people can find through partnering in Strategy, Organization and People.

Our client a well-established market leader in the Banking, Media, Hospitality and Social development sectors and seeks to engage with a professional, dynamic and self-respecting talent in the position of:-

Group Internal Auditor
 
Main Purpose of the Job: Drive development, review and implementation of risk policies, audit and procedures, as well as provide independent and objective assurance on adequacy and effectiveness of organization systems and controls for management of compliance and risk.
 

Key Responsibilities
  • Guide Management in understanding risk, its measurement and control; and provide support to the Finance & Audit team in its oversight of risk through regular reports; recommend and implement improvements to ensure appropriate control environment for risk exposures is established and maintained.
  • Develop, execute and continuously evaluate comprehensive risk-based audit plan on operational, financial processes and effectiveness of internal controls
  • Manage an on-going risk quantification, assessment, monitoring and reporting programs across the group
  • Oversee management compliance with agreed resolutions and set policies, existing internal controls and continuously recommend to meet operating conditions.
  • Review and report on actions taken by management
  • Leading in the investigation of possible alleged financial irregularities, fraud and corruption and ensure appropriate liaison with law enforcement authorities and ensure implementation of recommended changes.
  • Recommend and implement adoption of new professional standards, codes of practice & policies, legislative issues, new audit regulations/trends and audit methodology.
  • Manage risk profile mapping for new business initiatives, provide an independent view during implementation of new projects, processes and systems to ensure their quality and compliance with the company policies and procedures.
  • Build internal capability through periodic training workshops to promote awareness on internal controls and compliance.
  • Coordinate the selection, engagement and management of external audit firms.
  • Providing leadership ensuring, employee development, employee engagement and performance management to deliver results.
Job Skills & Person Competencies 
  • Excellent understanding of Accounting, Finance, Auditing and Business operations, Risk assessment skills, trouble spots for requisite audit coverage, 
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain high work professionalism & ethics, project management, Innovative, Change Champion, Interpersonal skills, 
  • Analytical skills with attentions details,
  • Organizational skills, reporting, monitoring and evaluation
Academic Qualifications  
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Business related studies, 
  • MBA desirable, 
  • Must have CPA (K) 
  • Not less than 7 years of active relevant experience in a similar position
Only qualifying candidates to apply to Business Partner Consulting - (BPC Africa)

Email address: talentsearch@bpc.co.ke Tel: +254 712 31 68 88

On or before 25th August, 2014
Title: Internal Business Partner – HR
 
Reports To: Delivery Client Partner / Business Manager
 
Company Information: NFT Consult is a global company specializing in Business Process Outsourcing. Our expertise is in three areas: Managed Services, HR Process Outsourcing, Learning and Talent Development.
 
We fulfill our Vision by hiring Achievers underpinned by our values.
 
Job Summary: The primary role of the Internal Business Partner is to offer administrative and clerical support. 

This is a largely independent administrative role for an individual with a high degree of integrity, focus and able to self-manage through to delivery. Through training, this individual will acquire expertise on NFT offerings. 

He /She is responsible for understanding the clients’ business, recommending solutions that are fulfilling to the clients’ needs and managing delivery within the agreed timelines.

Essential Job Functions
  • Manage, build and maintain external and internal business relationships, implement and manage the solutions process for a client from inception to completion.
  • Receive and assist walk in managed services clients and staff; communicating to line managers all staff requests related to HR and responsible for scheduling staff sessions.
  • Support the roles of the Client Partners & Delivery Client Partners.
  • Maintain up-to-date files for all new outsourcing hires/clients and ensure all required documents as per employee checklist are filed. This includes carrying out background checks and verification of employee bio data - NSSF, LST & financial information inclusive; 
  • Carrying out Quarterly employee files audit plus ensures that all outsourcing documents are securely stored.
  • Keep track of contract expiration for outsourcing clients/staff and communicate to their respective managers for the renewal processes.
  • Receive and track annual leave requests for all staff and share the leave applications with the responsible managers for approval.
  • Schedule and participate in all interviews and ensure compliance to the NFT staff recruitment process.
  • Scheduling fillers request as per client need.
  • Ensure maximum confidentiality of all company information & employee data.
  • Provide support to client partners in collection of staff timesheet’s; accurate reconciliations and detailed analysis of billing information together with updating the master sheets monthly for payroll computation.
  • To openly seek business opportunities targeting accounts in-line with our current solutions for strategic penetration.
  • Writes and oversees effective business proposals.
  • Thoroughly understand and execute the agreed upon KPI’s and WIG’s in your business line
Requirements
  • High integrity and attention to detail.
  • Requires an office administration background.
  • Have strong administrative and organizational skills including time and task management, strong communication and presentation skills.
  • A well-developed pattern of achievement, competitive skills, high levels of commitment, energy, motivation, flexibility and personal integrity.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field or equivalent required plus a minimum of 2 years professional work experience.
  • Computer literate with strong Microsoft application skills, great report writing skills and very computer literate.
ONLY qualified candidates to send their application before 27th August 2014 to
http://recruitment.nftconsult.com/careers/index.php?m=careers&p=showJob&ID=946


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