Sales Executives - Pumps & Generators
 
Industry: Electrical Engineering
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 25,000 plus attractive commissions

Our client is a manufacturer and distributor of pumps and generators. 

They seek to hire good sales and marketing executives especially selling electrical equipment/ spares/ pumps/ generators etc
Key Accountabilities: 

  • Selling pumps/ generators and spares to auto/ electrical shops
  • Accomplish sales activities by researching and developing marketing opportunities and plans
  • Implementing sales plans
  • Developing good relationship with customers
  • Increasing the income for the areas allocated.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with existing customers via meetings, visits, telephone calls and emails.
  • Generate leads, planning field visits to dormant and new customers to achieve sales growth.
  • Source and develop client referrals.
  • Gathering market and customer information and maintain customer database.
  • Negotiating variation in price, deliveries and specifications
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special promotions
  • Work with other staff to check on the progress of existing orders to clients
  • Work to meet or exceed targets and Closing of sales leads
  • Gaining a clear understanding of customers and their requirements
  • Making accurate, rapid cost calculations and providing customers with quotations
  • Develop and make presentations of company products and services
  • Conduct product training for customers.
  • Prepare sales reports as per timeline given.
  • Perform quality checks on products and service delivery.
  • Monitor and report on sales activities and follow up for the Management.
  • Monitor competition, market trends and product developments and ideas from competitors
Qualifications & Skills
  • Diploma in Sales & Marketing/ Technical Courses
  • Work experience of 2 years minimum
  • Candidates selling electrical/ pumps/ generators/ vehicle parts/ spares etc preferred
  • Excellent Customer Service and Negotiation Skills
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke , indicating the title (Sales Executive- Pumps & Generators Ksh 25k plus commissions) on the subject line before the 5th of September 2014.

We do not charge for interviews.

Please note your current salary on your CV. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

General Manager - Interior Design 
 
Industry: Interior Design 
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 300,000 - 350,000 gross plus commissions
 
Our client is an interior design company. 

They seek to hire a General Manager with a strong command on Sales and commercially astute 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide overall direction to the organization and ensure maximum outreach, sustainability and transformation
  • Position the company as a market leader
  • Provide expertise, information, advice and counsel to the Board of Directors
  • Leading, motivating and managing the Sales Department and the entire Organization
  • Driving sustainable sales growth in different market segments
  • Marketing the company portfolio of interior design products
  • Championing excellent customer service and developing a Customer Service Policy
  • Increasing the brand presence
  • Developing B2B relationships with key design firms, architects, and commercial accounts
  • Coach, motivate, mentor, and develop sales staff and foster a productive team environment.
  • Take a leading role in developing business development strategies.
  • Responsible for opening new markets in the designated territories
  • Maintain knowledge of all vendor products, pricing, options, finishes, details, etc.
  • Ensure accountability to all stakeholders
  • Maintain thorough, up-to-date knowledge of all products, pricing and local competition.
  • Develop and recommend corporate policies as well as short-term and long-term business plans for Board approval and implementation
  • Building the corporate culture of the Institution
  • Training and mentoring of staff      
  • Provide leadership and vision to the organization
  • Assisting the Directors with the development of long range and annual plans,
  • Evaluation and reporting of progress on plans
  • Make & implement and enforce policies and procedures for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Maintain positive business relations through professional courtesy in compliance with the company’s Code of Ethics
  • Implement and oversee Employee relations, Performance management, recruitment and compliance to regulatory concerns
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
  • Oversee the management of all functional units logistics, warehousing, Human Resources, Customer relations, Administration, Finance, Events, PR and Marketing
Qualifications and Skills Requirements
  • Degree in Business or Related Studies
  • Additional Professional Certification is an Added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 yrs of experience in senior management in the service industry
  • Possess excellent business management, planning and personnel management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a proactively diverse and inclusive organization
  • Able to establish and maintain effective work relationships with co workers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in computer applications excel, word, PowerPoint
  • Excellent, proven interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills
  • Fast learner, mature, responsible and dependable individual
  • Ability to manage and supervise a staff team
  • Effective problem – solving and mediation skills
  • Proven ability to cope with conflict, stress and crisis situations
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 (General Manager- Interior Design Ksh 300- 350K plus commissions) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke  before 5th  September, 2014 

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

N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

a leading professional cleaning and allied services company is looking to recruit an Accountant (Payables) to join their vibrant team.

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Position Overview: The role will perform accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions.
Responsibilities

  • Review and verify invoices and cheque requests
  • Sort, code and match invoices
  • Set invoices up for payment
  • Enter and upload invoices into system
  • Track expenses and process expense reports
  • Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments
  • Post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions
  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries
  • Produce monthly reports
  • Assist with month-end closing
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
Requirements
  • Minimum of CPA II
  • At least 3 years experience in general accounting with exposure to the accounts payables function
  • Exposure to accounting packages e.g. SAP, SAGE, ERP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages especially MS Excel, MS Word and MS Outlook
  • Proficiency in data entry and management
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work with minimum supervision
Remuneration

An attractive salary package, in addition to benefits is on offer dependent on skills, qualifications and experience.

Please send your CV in MS Word to jobs@instepbusinesssolutions.com and indicate the job title on the subject and current and expected remuneration.
Chief Accountant
 
Our company is a leading national distributor of renewable energy products and recently ventured into the distribution of affordable FMCG products in Kenya. 

Overall Job Purpose: Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Accountant will head the accounts department and be responsible for developing, implementing and managing all accounting functions. 
 
Primary Responsibilities Include

  • Ensure accurate posting of all accounting data on the accounting system
  • Cash flow management
  • Production of timely and accurate financial reports
  • Tight management of debtors
  • Implementation of proper financial controls
  • Ensure timely remittance of all statutory payments
  • Day-to-day running of the Accounts Department ensuring adherence to good accounting practices and principles
  • Budgeting
  • Ensure timely and accurate month and year-end closure of books
  • Preparation of accounts for audit
  • Management of office petty cash and imprests to sales staff
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
  • At least 5 years’ accounting experience in a busy trading environment
  • CPA (K) or ACCA holder. A BCom. in Accounts or Finance will be an added advantage
  • Neat and analytical with good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Very conversant with QuickBooks
If you meet the above requirements please send your CV to hro@ezylife.co.ke including your current salary and benefits on or before Friday September 5th 2014. 

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Assistant Credit Controller 
 
Industry: Service
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 30,000 - 35,000 Gross
 
Our client in the service industry is seeking to hire an assistant credit controller. 

The main duty is debt collection and handling all accounts in debt. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist the credit controller on all debtor matters
  • Chasing outstanding debts to ensure that debts are settled with the allocated credit terms
  • Negotiating payment plans with debtors
  • Resolving debt related queries and disputes
  • Regular follow up all outstanding debts for specific customer accounts
  • Liaising with debt collectors in relation to overdue debts
  • Ensure adherence to policies and procedures of the credit control department
  • Ensure that collections are done in a timely manner
  • Daily management of debts and collections
  • Full accountability of all allocated accounts
  • Meeting monthly and yearly targets
  • Other related roles as may be allocated from time to time
Qualifications & Skills
  • Minimum of CPA II & KCSE C plain
  • Minimum 2 years experience
  • Good communication, Data analysis and numerical skills
  • Hands on Credit control experience with busy office
  • Result oriented, self-motivated and energetic.
  • Computer literacy and good knowledge of accounting packages
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Should be a team player
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 (Assistant Credit Controller- Ksh 30-35K gross) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 5th September, 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.

Operations Director
 
Industry: Motor Vehicle
 
Location: Nairobi

Our client is a motor vehicle manufacturer and seller for the African Market. 

They seek to hire an Operations Director in the Automobile industry to lead in the production of Units.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Create and review a production strategy
  • Production planning for delivery units and increased production numbers
  • Lead production operations to ensure end-to-end delivery of high quality vehicles
  • Meet annual production targets
  • Ensure cost-efficiency of on-going production and engineering works.
  • Ensure production schedules meet vehicle orders through liasing with the sales team
  • Lead a growing team of manufacturing, procurement and supply chain staff
  • Performance review and feedback to members of your team
  • Evaluate suppliers and ensure they deliver cost-effective vehicle parts and subassemblies
  • Ensure the manufacturing department implements best practice lean manufacturing methods
  • Identify & solve identify logistics requirements and other operational needs
  • Final approval of all service agreements with suppliers for the procurement and delivery of parts, materials, tools, equipment and services.
  • Provide timely support as needed to all critical organization departments
  • Work flexibly in a highly cross-functional team environment
  • Take up and own project timelines and results
Qualifications & Skills
  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree from a top university preferred
  • Bachelor degree (minimum) in Operations/ Engineering, Business, Economics or similar
  • 5-10    years related experience in mechanical & production operations
  • Previous interaction with purchasing supply and logistics preferably with an automotive company
  • Exceptional leadership and clear sense of direction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to build strong rapport with others
  • Business/ Commercial acumen
  • Integrity and a strong sense of ethics
  • Exceptional persistence and endurance to overcome significant challenges
  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Knowledge of motor vehicles, the market and associated industries
  • Excellent problem solving ability in cross-functional and multi-cultural environment
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Effectively communicate timelines and project progress with both internal and external management teams
  • Strong technical writing ability; able to read and interpret mechanical drawings
  • Proficiency in Excel, Project, Power Point, Word, Access, Visio
  • Entrepreneurial, ambitious, independent, attention to detail, structured thinker, goal-oriented, flexible and able to deal well with setbacks
  • Comfortable with 10-30%  travelling internationally
  • Fluency in Kiswahili (the national language of Kenya)
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 (Operations Director) to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 1st September, 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.
Credit Controller 
 
Industry: Automobile
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: Ksh 40,000- 65,000 Gross
 
Our client deals in heavy vehicle, plant machinery and is the appointed Renault Trucks Distributor for Kenya. 

The main duty is debt collection and handling all accounts in debt. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Chasing outstanding debts to ensure that debts are settled with the allocated credit terms
  • Verify facts of all sales returns before passing a credit note.
  • Negotiating payment plans with debtors
  • Resolving debt related queries and disputes
  • Regular follow up all outstanding debts for specific customer accounts
  • Liaising with debt collectors in relation to overdue debts
  • Ensure adherence to policies and procedures of the credit control department
  • Ensure that collections are done in a timely manner
  • Daily management of debts and collections
  • Full accountability of all allocated accounts
  • Meeting monthly and yearly targets
  • Other related roles as may be allocated from time to time
  • Maintain customer records s (invoices, credit notes, remittance slips, withholding, VAT etc)
  • Ensure that invoice copies are received daily with clear evidence of delivery to the customer.
  • Follow up on overdue payments and maintain accurate records of all debt collection activity.
  • Chair collection meetings and submit daily collection reports
  • Positively impact cash flow and working capital by ensuring the accurate and timely processing and payments of accounts receivable
  • Ensure that all credit control responsibilities and duties are carried out accurately and within set time limits, whilst providing a first class service to all customers.
  • Managing credit control and debt management activities
  • Maximizing cash collection across the board
  • Rectification of previously mismanaged accounts
Qualification & Skills
  • Minimum of a Diploma in Business / Accounting/ Finance
  • KCSE Mean grade of C+ and above
  • CPA II and above
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a debt collection and supervisory roles
  • Age between 26 and 38 years
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and analytical skills
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 (Credit Controller- Ksh 40-65K gross) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 5th September, 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.
Property Sales & Marketing Executive
 
Industry: General agency and Property management 
 
Location: Nairobi 

Remuneration: Ksh 40,000 - 60,000 plus commission 

Our client is a General agency and Property management company in search of a Sales & Marketing Executive to bring in business for property management services, letting and selling of real estate.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Marketing the property management service, vacant space for let or sale
  • Pursuing clients to ensure closure of deals
  • Identifying and bringing in new properties to the firms portfolio
  • Ensuring strong understanding of the clients line of business
  • Supporting the development and implementation of a branding and marketing strategy
  • Keeping abreast of developments in the Real Estate Market in Kenya and internationally Provide evidence based advice to clients while interesting them in property
  • Ensuring service and remuneration contracts are signed to secure agreements between the client and landlords/ agents
  • Assisting with website enhancements and content updating and social media marketing
  • Maintaining relations with key partners including, developers, agents and other sources of business
  • Maintaining a client and potential client database, and following up
  • Ensuring client feedback is received and following up on action required
  • Providing regular activity / performance reports
  • Managing company property and assets entrusted to the jobholder for marketing purposes
  • Undertaking any ad hoc duties associated with the marketing function, including drafting correspondence and maintaining records
  • Carrying out other related tasks as might be required from time to time.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Sales & Marketing
  • 3 to 5 years experience in a general agency and property management company
  • Competent user of the Internet and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication, influencing and negotiating skills
  • Good organisation and administrative skills
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to perform with minimal supervision
  • Ability to adopt a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business
  • High integrity
  • Articulate and self confident
  • Professional and highly self motivated
  • Ability to manage assigned tasks in a proactive and efficient manner
  • Adaptable and able to work in an environment of fluctuating workloads
  • Must display a high degree of emotional maturity
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 (Property Sales & Marketing Executive Ksh 40-60K plus commission) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke before 5th  September 2014

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.

Vacancy: Senior Qualitative Social Scientist
 
International Centre for Reproductive Health Kenya in collaboration with other partners implements projects which involve both quantitative and qualitative study designs. 

Towards achieving the research goals, we are seeking a dedicated, talented, Senior Social Scientist who is also a qualitative researcher. 

This individual will coordinate and oversee day to day running of the projects. 

Working closely with a multidisciplinary team, he/she will design and lead qualitative research efforts for the studies. 

This will include:- managing fieldwork data collection, focus group discussions, direct observation, analysis, and dissemination of results through internal and external reports, journal publications, and professional  conference presentations. 

He/she will also support the preparation of grant proposals and coordination of other project activities as needed.

Qualifications Required:
  • Education: Master’s degree in medical anthropology, medical sociology, public health or a related field emphasizing qualitative research methods training.
  • Experience. Skills or required:
  • 5+ years with professional qualitative research experience.
  • 3+ years conducting in-depth interviewing, focus group discussions, and participant observation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of public health issues and human subjects protocols.
  • Experience working with stakeholders to design, author, manage qualitative studies.
  • Coordination of multi-country studies and interventions
  • Software. Proficiency with the following software: NVivo, Atlas.ti. Nudist, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), EndNote or other citation software.
  • Communication. Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills required.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Application letter stating salary expectation and an up-to-date CV with names and addresses of three referees and telephone contacts should be submitted electronically by 5th September 2014 addressed to: secretariat@icrhk.org with subject: “Application - Senior Qualitative Social Scientist” 

The applicants can view the complete job description and must fill a bio data form accessible on our website; http://www.icrhk.org
Vacancy: Project Manager - Youth Action for Open Governance

Based in
 Kwale or Tharaka

Plan is an international humanitarian child centred community development organisation without religious, political or government affiliation. 

Plan is committed to protecting and promoting child rights and to improving the lives and future of vulnerable children, their families and communities through a child centred community development approach.
 
Plan International Inc. Kenya is seeking to recruit for the position Project Manager - Youth Action for Open Governance to be based at either Kwale or Tharaka Programme Unit on a 3-year contract. 

The post holder will report directly to the Senior Programme Manager: Implementation and Quality.

Purpose of the Job and Key Responsibilities:
  • The position holder will be responsible for the design, planning, implementation and monitoring of governance project interventions, personnel, budget, stakeholder coordination and partnership management.
  • Be responsible for tracking project progress and capturing key learning to inform programme  and project improvement.
  • To mobilise beneficiary participation in project interventions.
  • Be familiar with operation, social, economic and political context, and county governance structures; appreciative of inclusive processes for youth engagement and citizen participation in county governance and knowledgeable on EC donor guidelines.
  • To work closely with the technical advisors in governance, advocacy, gender and child protection to position Plan Kenya as the national practice leader on the intersection of gender equality, good governance, livelihoods, health, education and child protection programming.
  • To facilitate a baseline study to take stock of current state of play, identify opportunities for youth engagement and citizen participation.
  • Lead in the formulation and implementation of strategic interventions and activities
  • Play an instrumental role in organising and coordinating civil society and other partners in structured productive engagements with the county governments
  • Collaborate with the M&E Department to implement a robust M&E framework
  • Bear overall accountability for project deliverables, budget tracking, reporting and supervision.
  • Support in the designing and development of complementary or new funding proposals.
Educational Qualification, Experience:
  • Minimum of a University Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science, Management, Community Development, Rural Development or any other related field from a recognised university plus post graduate qualifications desirable
  • At least 5 years relevant experience in community development/governance, managing collaborative relationships with minimum of 2 years at a supervisory/managerial level
Plan Kenya is a development organisation uniting people to advance the rights of all children. 

Accordingly, employment is subject to our child protection standards including appropriate background checks and adherence to our Child Protection Policy.

If you meet the requirements of the above position, please visithttp://plan-international-kenya.org/jobs/ to access the full job description and make an online application. 

Include a motivation letter to your CV as one document when applying. 

The closing date of applications is 5th September, 2014. 

This position is open to Kenyan Nationals only. 

You are invited to read more about Plan on our websitewww.planinternational.org.

We regret that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Christian Blind Mission (CBM) is an international Christian disability and inclusive development organization whose primary purpose is to improve quality of life of the world’s poorest persons with disabilities and those at risk of disability, who live in the most disadvantaged societies. 

We are looking to recruit a Change Manager for our Nairobi Office.

Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

Job Purpose
: The change manager shall ensure that CBM- Africa Central (AFC) realises its assets; sell off, or distribute remaining assets to other CBM offices; undertake an analysis of current AFC staff and see how best to re-position them in CBM structures. 

Develop a social plan based on policies, contract and local legal regulations that will ensure a smooth closure of contracts, or transfer employment contracts, settle debts owed; transfer programme oversight functions to CBM-Africa East (AFE) and CBM-AFC; and ultimately dissolve CBM-AFC.

Type and Duration of Contract


Local Contract ending in December 2015

Person will be required to travel around 30% of time

Duties of the Change Manager


The Change Manager shall, upon appointment carry out the following main activities, among others:

General
  • Prepare a Winding down Action Plan including any budgetary considerations in close collaboration with the CBM Vice President Programme Development (VP-PD) and Regional Directors of CBM AFE and CBM- Africa West (AFW), Internal Auditor and Head of Operations AFC;
  • Provide regular feedback to the above-mentioned team to ensure that the transition is achieved according to the winding down action plan and within set timelines;
  • Work with the current Head of Programme and Operations to map CBM-AFC interfaces with countries in the central Africa region (partner relationships, Monitoring, Reporting & Evaluation, Budgeting, Advocacy, Human Resource Management, advisory support services, programmes with multi-year commitments beyond 2015, etc.) and recommend mechanisms for transferring dissolved CBM-AFC oversight functions to CBM-AFE and CBM-AFW or to country offices;
  • Close down CBM-AFC by December 2015;
  • Submit a final winding down report to the VP-PD with clear recommendations on the post-winding down period.
Legal
  • Ensure that the winding down process is carried out in accordance with laws of Kenya and the CBM bylaws;
  • Clear all statutory back taxes and processes;
  • Notify the Kenya Revenue Authority and other legal institutions, insurance companies and service providers of the impending dissolution;
  • Review current shared contracts with AFE and ensure that all legalities are fully transferred to AFE;
  • Represent or appoint legal counsel to represent CBM-AFC in legal proceeding;
  • Work with the internal auditor in the legal obligations and handover of assets etc
Financial
  • Prepare an account of the assets and liabilities of CBM-AFC and take possession and control of assets and recover all debts due to CBM-AFC;
  • Determine what assets to sell off, or to distribute to CBM-AFE and CBM-AFW, or to local partners in line with the provisions of the laws governing public benefit organisations in Kenya and CBM bylaws;
  • Prepare annual budgets with clear cash flow forecasts to ensure that CBM-AFC’s financial obligations are completed by the end of the winding down period;
  • Liaise with external auditors and CBM Internal Audit Office to ensure that outstanding audit recommendations are finalised by the end of the dissolution period;
  • Identify storage location and storage period of significant documents and access mechanisms post dissolution in accordance with Kenyan and CBM laws.
Human Resources
  • Identify key human resources that can be retained within other CBM offices or supported-projects, put in place HR mechanisms for absorption and closure and: integration, promotion, de-allocation, -etc;
  • Put in place HR tools relevant to the dissolution process: stress management / debriefing, compensation and benefits strategy, financial support, mobility, etc;
  • Ensure that transfers / terminations of employment contracts are done according to provisions of existing labour laws, trade union bylaws and collective agreements;
  • Ensure that employees’ terminal benefits are settled in line with national labour laws as well as CBM bylaws;
  • Ensure that statutory and voluntary contributory schemes (Pension, Insurances, Savings and Credits Co-operatives, etc) are properly changed over after dissolution of CBM-AFC. 
  • Provide adequate notice of termination to the CBM-AFC staff and ensure that all outstanding payments (loans, advances, insurances, taxes, etc.) are settled by the date of termination of contracts.
Communications with Stakeholders
  • Inform and consult employees (or their representatives) regarding the progress of the dissolution process and important milestones.
  • Draft messages to stakeholders internal and external to the CBM Family about the winding down process.
  • Put in place a strategy for dealing with potential media inquiries within Kenya or in AFC countries.
Job Specification

Knowledge (Education and Related Experience):
  • Relevant Accounting degree and supporting qualifications in Human Resource management and law, organisational change management or similar professional qualifications.
  • Over 7 years’ experience at senior management level in the corporate or civil society sectors.
  • Member of a recognised professional organisation for Certified Public Accountants or Certified Public Secretaries.
  • Being a member of a recognised professional organisation for Human Resource Management Practitioners is an advantage.
  • Previous experiences in, change management, transition management, dissolution of societies, etc., is an added advantage.
Skills (Special Training or Competence):
  • Active and compassionate listener;
  • Strategic thinker and planner;
  • Proven competency in organisational development;
  • Displays excellent interpersonal skills and oral and written communication skills;
  • Critical and analytical thinker;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religious, race, age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Awareness of the legal HR and working environment in Kenya;
  • Personal credibility, integrity and accountability;
  • Result oriented;
  • Natural leader and team player;
  • Forward thinking person;
  • Decision maker.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; Knowledge of French is an added advantage.
Restrictions
  • Shall be a citizen or resident of the East African Community; for residents, a valid work permit is required;
  • Shall not be an employee or relative of an employee of CBM-AFC;
  • Shall not be a member of a company or stakeholder with existing contractual relationship with CBM AFC.
How to apply:

Application Procedures:Applicants should email their applications attaching a detailed curriculum vitae (including current and expected salary) and an application letter indicating why they are interested in and qualified for the position and the names of three referees who can provide confidential assessment of their capabilities. 

All communications relating to applications for this position should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Manager - email:recruit@cbmi-nbo.org.

Applications must be received by 5th September2014.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
Exciting Job Opportunity at a College in Nairobi
Our client is a vibrant upcoming college with ambitious plans to take a market leadership position with innovative courses. 

The College is seeking a mature, self-driven, and mature and customer focused Professional to fill the following position;

Job Title: College Administrator 
 
Industry Type: 
Education and training

Functional Area: Administration

Location:  Buru Buru, Nairobi

Number of positions: 1

Preferred: Ladies or gentlemen

Position Description: The college administrator shall carry out day to day duties in running the college and ensure all activities including timetabling, class attendance, student registration, fees collection and student and staff welfare, record keeping. Reporting to the directors

He/She shall supervise the tutors/lecturers and administration staff. 
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Managing the reception and office area and ensuring excellent customer care;
  • Carrying out internal and external communication with varied stakeholders;
  • Day to day running of the college affairs including record keeping and filling;
  • Preparation of timetables and class schedules and room allocation for all courses;
  • Managing student affairs and ensuring their welfare is taken care of;
  • Leading marketing efforts to ensure student numbers are constantly growing;
  • Ensuring that the facility is well maintained, clean and neat all the time;
  • Preparing reports and submitting them to the directors;
  • Managing the performance and appraisal for all staff under their supervision;
  • Following up on collection of fees to ensure minimal default rates;
  • Overseeing examination registration and booking for all eligible students;
  • Performing any other duties as may be allocated by directors from time to time.
Education and experience
  • A Minimum higher diploma in Education  preferably from Kenya Science teachers college;
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in a  College and educational institution;
  • Over 30 years old and very mature in disposition and approach to issues;
  • Self-driven and able to work with minimum or no supervision at all;
  • Proficient computer skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint;
  • Residing in East lands and  surrounding areas or ease of access to Buru Buru;
  • able to lead and motivate a growing and diverse team;
If you meet the said requirements for the above opening and are passionate enough to be part of a great dream, please send your application in confidence by email and attach your detailed latest CV to:  
The Recruiter, 
recruit.esquire@gmail.com    

NB: Clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email and indicate your current and expected salary as well as availability/notice period. 

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 27th August 2014. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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